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Forum: Vendors Yesterday, 07:58 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 31,684
Posted By Bill 310
With the OP's permission I stepped out of this...

With the OP's permission I stepped out of this group buy and posted up to another few MC group that I am a member of so we could could a few units air mailed to us for some testing for a magazine.
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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 12:40 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 40,722
Posted By Bill 310
I was in visiting at the Local Ducati BMW...

I was in visiting at the Local Ducati BMW dealership. They already have deposits on 8 of their allotted 24 Scramblers. They told me they wanted 40 but were given 24.
Forum: Vendors 10-13-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 31,684
Posted By Bill 310
Nancy, Please add me to the list Bill

Nancy, Please add me to the list

Bill
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 46,477
Posted By Bill 310
I found a 10 mm wrench went through a rear tire...

I found a 10 mm wrench went through a rear tire sidewall.

When I lived in Whistler my Irish Wolfhound came running up to me on a walk with a whirring/clicking noise going on in her mouth. I pried...
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,864
Posted By Bill 310
Don't ask me, it makes no sense. I ride a KTM...

Don't ask me, it makes no sense. I ride a KTM 990 in Europe, and the place is crawling with GS Adventures, BMW RT's, lots of Touring Harleys and the occasional Goldwings. All largish motorcycles.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,609
Posted By Bill 310
I called. got the answering service, it was a ...

I called. got the answering service, it was a waste of time. I will call tomorrow.
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 240,013
Posted By Bill 310
Very Nice, I also like the universal top box...

Very Nice, I also like the universal top box that will fit any future KLR purchase. :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,609
Posted By Bill 310
Call Mary Jean Anderson, President/Owner ...

Call

Mary Jean Anderson, President/Owner

Phone: 619.449.3852

Toll Free: 800.530.1102

It's toll free and it's fun. I am sure Mary Jean will love the attention her business she is...
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 240,013
Posted By Bill 310
I removed the top box on my K1200GT (08) for the...

I removed the top box on my K1200GT (08) for the same reasons. I bought a BMR Flatbed rack and it is far better for luggage, camping and windage.

http://www.bmrproducts.com
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,923
Posted By Bill 310
I have their vest, for walking about in Europe...

I have their vest, for walking about in Europe with my camera, lenses etc.

It is awesome and I would never ride in it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,719
Posted By Bill 310
As I get older I just want to avoid freeways but ...

As I get older I just want to avoid freeways but to be competent and comfortable on them is necessary part of a good rider's repertoire.

Too much freeway, big rural two lane roads become more...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,151
Posted By Bill 310
Yes please, as tall as an adventure bike. So...

Yes please, as tall as an adventure bike. So those of us over 6 '0" could ride them. I am in lust with the V7 but at 6'4" it would be like a dog riding a flea :lol3
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,923
Posted By Bill 310
One more thing , I have the thigh pockets (again...

One more thing , I have the thigh pockets (again with velcro and zips ) . When I am walking around they are good places for keys and wallets. I leave them empty when I ride

The moto port hi-viz...
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,923
Posted By Bill 310
If you get a chance to spec the pockets, and...

If you get a chance to spec the pockets, and assuming you are getting a moto-port suit, pay to have zippers installed to close the pocket compartments in addition to the velcro fasteners.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-01-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,348
Posted By Bill 310
I had an EMIG, had a wild tank slapper on the...

I had an EMIG, had a wild tank slapper on the Haul Road. Steering stabilizer felt funky afterwards. When I got nome and took it apart to service I noticed that the interior bolts/stops had sheered...
Forum: Vendors 09-18-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,317
Posted By Bill 310
perfect i will take 2 cameras( likely 120 degree)...

perfect i will take 2 cameras( likely 120 degree) and perhaps 3 sets of extra mounts and wiring after i see price for that
Forum: Vendors 09-17-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,317
Posted By Bill 310
Question if you have multiple bikes is...

Question

if you have multiple bikes is there a kit you can buy to mount two cameras on multiple bikes?

in other words i buy two kits and thne purchase extra mounting kits and power hook ups?...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-15-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,999
Posted By Bill 310
That Sir, is because you have never fallen in...

That Sir, is because you have never fallen in love, from afar, with a gas station cashier.
Forum: Face plant 09-13-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,498
Posted By Bill 310
You did very well, and your knowledge of accident...

You did very well, and your knowledge of accident scene dynamics shows both maturity and knowledge beyond your years.(I read the whole thread and understand why that is, thanks.

I can only hope...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,885
Posted By Bill 310
...or we could give it a Latin Name, like My...

...or we could give it a Latin Name, like

My new BMW's technology has stranded me in Alaska, Northern Canada, and/or Montana and the nearest BMW dealer is 900 miles away and can't see me for 7...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2,696
Views: 353,643
Posted By Bill 310
Yes and every motorcycle journalist complained...

Yes and every motorcycle journalist complained about the BMW switch gear.

Of course this time BMW listened and discarded a well thought out switch gear assembly that had been trouble free.

I...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,885
Posted By Bill 310
GB, thank for the links, the 1600 forum looks...

GB, thank for the links, the 1600 forum looks like every other BMW forum with clusters of unique problems. that have never happened.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,885
Posted By Bill 310
I am not in the market for a new BMW because the...

I am not in the market for a new BMW because the legal bills would be significant and winter is coming and I don't want to live in my new tent for 4-8 months waiting for "our" court date.

After...
Forum: The Garage 09-06-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 796
Posted By Bill 310
Bathroom wainscoting

We are starting to plan a replacement on our master bathroom. We live in an Arts & Crafts style home that was gutted and rebuilt about 20 years ago. My wife is very organized and does a lot of...
Forum: Canada 09-05-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 988
Posted By Bill 310
When I order I ask to have the box clearly marked...

When I order I ask to have the box clearly marked in multiple places, "Contains Duty Free Motorcycle Parts" and insure that the invoice clearly show Motorcycle Parts
Forum: Canada 09-04-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By Bill 310
We live in BC stored our bikes in Arizona one...

We live in BC stored our bikes in Arizona one winter. I had to note the change on our non ICBC policies. This cost about 100 more per bike.

The bigger issue now for Canadians leaving bikes in the...
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,741
Posted By Bill 310
LD Comfort Tall

LD Comfort has started to make tall sizes for those of us 6'4" with 38" long arms :loll

This is fantastic news for those of us in the long size
Forum: The Garage 08-29-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By Bill 310
No problem Let me know if you are stuck

No problem Let me know if you are stuck
Forum: The Garage 08-29-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By Bill 310
If you are stuck I have brand new set at my house...

If you are stuck I have brand new set at my house in Vancouver BC.

I will seek them to you for what I bought them for.

They fit a Yamaha Tenere. Send me a PM
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,281
Posted By Bill 310
Laugh I can relate to the OP and I have had the same...

I can relate to the OP and I have had the same challenges over time with my interest in riding waxing and waning

My riding has evolved and changed over time and I have become more particular about...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 20,328
Posted By Bill 310
They won't dump you now that you have a BMW GSA. ...

They won't dump you now that you have a BMW GSA.

You are now the guy bringing/riding the spare BMW parts for their bikes :lol3
Forum: Face plant 08-18-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,111
Posted By Bill 310
I hit a Moose in the 2007 Iron Butt Rally. It...

I hit a Moose in the 2007 Iron Butt Rally. It ran away, my 2005 Goldwing was rideable, finished the Rally. The bike was written off when I got home a few weeks later. Nighttime hit

I have had two...
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,741
Posted By Bill 310
MARIO WINKELMAN is Mr. LD comfort ...

MARIO WINKELMAN is Mr. LD comfort

http://www.ldcomfort.com/mario/fuelcell.html
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,661
Posted By Bill 310
I have had an Optimus 111B since the mid 70's I...

I have had an Optimus 111B since the mid 70's I dug it out the other day and it still had gas in it from the 80's. It fired right up.:rofl

One of my friends named it Danger Lurk from a Tommy...
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,741
Posted By Bill 310
I wear Mario's stuff. I wear the shorts in hot...

I wear Mario's stuff. I wear the shorts in hot weather , really hot weather. I prefer the longs, and if you have a get off, the longs protect your legs from the heat of sliding far better.

I also...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 20,328
Posted By Bill 310
This thread in many ways is superior to the "Hot...

This thread in many ways is superior to the "Hot Nanny Thread"

Instead of potential lesbo fantasy, we have dumbo reality.

Few if us can relate to the Nanny OP, while all of us can relate to the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 20,328
Posted By Bill 310
Not really, only one little bitch is crying and...

Not really, only one little bitch is crying and having a drama-laced tantrum.

The OP is blessed with the "WTF ? Gene" and has sought professional help on ADV Rider.
Forum: Trip Planning 08-05-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,069
Posted By Bill 310
Carrying Your Medical Information on Your Person

Mods,

I am unsure where this thread should go and I didn't want it to get buried in the wrong place. I placed it in Face Plant because at least from here it can be properly rerouted.


Please...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,447
Posted By Bill 310
My wife has some Leica 8x32 Ultravid HD. They are...

My wife has some Leica 8x32 Ultravid HD. They are amazing and gather light better than some of my Fast Nikon Lenses.

I have some Brunton Epoch 8.5x43 Binoculars. I thought they were amazing until...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 240,013
Posted By Bill 310
I have a 2008 K1200 GT, it will turn 100,000 KM...

I have a 2008 K1200 GT, it will turn 100,000 KM this month. I did not ride it much for a few years (I have a Tenere and a KTM 990in Europe) but just did a 2 week 6600 mile trip with 9 days of riding,...
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