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Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2015, 03:57 PM
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Posted By johnwoodsrides
Very nice Garry! So, what did you get her?? ...

Very nice Garry! So, what did you get her?? :evil
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-18-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 115,118
Posted By johnwoodsrides
We have been fortunate for the most part with our...

We have been fortunate for the most part with our ride weekend weather. Ussually stay down in Seneca Rocks, but want to see more of the state this time. Last year we had a weekend planned but due...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10,161
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Posted By johnwoodsrides
Garry, what does "relative cheap" come to? ...

Garry, what does "relative cheap" come to?

John
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-16-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 115,118
Posted By johnwoodsrides
Heading down to Cedar Creek State Park (outside...

Heading down to Cedar Creek State Park (outside Glenville, WV) May 1-3. 6 of us total, hoping the weather cooperates.....
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10,161
Views: 1,665,399
Posted By johnwoodsrides
I have aftermarket tapered bars, and use the !"...

I have aftermarket tapered bars, and use the !" mounts. I have a set of 1 1/8" that came with the used shield as well, but had to wrap the bars, so ordered the smaller ones.
Forum: Road warriors 04-14-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10,161
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Posted By johnwoodsrides
I have a Slipstream dark tint shield I use for...

I have a Slipstream dark tint shield I use for cold weather riding, and the 690 touring screen for summer. The touring screen puts the air at mid chest, so not much wind protection, but it is a...
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1,535
Views: 339,793
Posted By johnwoodsrides
My first BMW was a 2000 K12RS in that same color...

My first BMW was a 2000 K12RS in that same color scheme. Beautiful bike, I added a Sargent seat, Two Bros. exhaust and the wider GT rear wheel. Graet bike until I rode a K1200S...... Then I...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 829
Posted By johnwoodsrides
Wedge a soft ear plug in the shield to keep it...

Wedge a soft ear plug in the shield to keep it open just a slit. Cheap and wont damage the shield or helmet.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,812
Posted By johnwoodsrides
Could also be he likes you, and wants you to slow...

Could also be he likes you, and wants you to slow down, like he did, so you are around longer for his daughter and to provide grand kids..... We know this is a dangerous hobby. We know a ss can...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-15-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 70,376
Posted By johnwoodsrides
Very nice work! Looks great

Very nice work! Looks great
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 21,814
Posted By johnwoodsrides
What did you trade it in on? And why?

What did you trade it in on? And why?
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 2,203
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Posted By johnwoodsrides
Great looking bike!

Great looking bike!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-05-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 144,150
Posted By johnwoodsrides
Just spent 14 hours in a skid loader with a 10'...

Just spent 14 hours in a skid loader with a 10' snow blade, sooooo ready for spring!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-03-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,566
Posted By johnwoodsrides
Some years are better than others. This year has...

Some years are better than others. This year has been crappy, as was last year, due to the snow/sleet every other week or more, so the roads have a covering of salt and grit applied. Most years we...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10,161
Views: 1,665,399
Posted By johnwoodsrides
Temps over 40 degrees and clean roads would give...

Temps over 40 degrees and clean roads would give me joy! Looking forward to spring...........
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-22-2015, 08:52 AM
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Posted By johnwoodsrides
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 40,006
Posted By johnwoodsrides
Weren't at DC either.

Weren't at DC either.
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2015, 09:48 AM
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Views: 207,733
Posted By johnwoodsrides
I stand corrected.... The site I checked must be...

I stand corrected.... The site I checked must be wrong, based on the shape of the tank that makes sense. So how far can you go on a tank? I would love the EFI as well as the orange frame :D
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 927
Views: 207,733
Posted By johnwoodsrides
According to specs I have seen, the SM is...

According to specs I have seen, the SM is supposed to be 4.6, the SMR 5 gallon. I get around 120 miles before the light comes on, average 34 mpg, depending on how hard I am riding. With the extra...
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 927
Views: 207,733
Posted By johnwoodsrides
I have a '06 SM, and agree that fuel injection...

I have a '06 SM, and agree that fuel injection would be great. I rode BMW's for the past 10 years, and the oldest, a '99, was fuel injected. It seems I went backwards a generation going with the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10,161
Views: 1,665,399
Posted By johnwoodsrides
^^^^^^^^^^^

^^^^^^^^^^^
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-05-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 15,846
Posted By johnwoodsrides
Very nicely done! Thanks for bringing a beauty...

Very nicely done! Thanks for bringing a beauty back to life!
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 927
Views: 207,733
Posted By johnwoodsrides
I, too, have been watching this thread, as I have...

I, too, have been watching this thread, as I have a '06 950 SM that gets squirrelly at around 95 mph. I have checked head bearings, wheel bearings, tire balance, suspension settings..... Nothing...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 10,161
Views: 1,665,399
Posted By johnwoodsrides
I wish the Seat Concepts seat was stepped like...

I wish the Seat Concepts seat was stepped like the one for the Adventure. All of the after market seats look pretty much alike, thin foam and no passenger step.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,953
Posted By johnwoodsrides
46. 2 bulging discs in my neck and 1 in lower...

46. 2 bulging discs in my neck and 1 in lower back. It was the neck that forced me into a more upright seating position, not the wrists or back so much. My 950 SM can be pushed pretty hard in the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 10,161
Views: 1,665,399
Posted By johnwoodsrides
I bought my bike used, and it came with the gel...

I bought my bike used, and it came with the gel seat, so I have no experience with the stock seat. I have done 8-9 hour days (PA-VT, PA-WV) but find that I am glad for the roughly 120 mile range as...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-20-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,106
Posted By johnwoodsrides
That's great! What an awesome friend you have...

That's great! What an awesome friend you have there :rofl
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-20-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2,083
Views: 561,679
Posted By johnwoodsrides
Looks comfy! Couldn't find a spot with more...

Looks comfy! Couldn't find a spot with more rocks to sleep on?? :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 17,617
Posted By johnwoodsrides
OUCH! Moral of the story, don't surprise the...

OUCH! Moral of the story, don't surprise the wife with big ticket purchases! :rofl :lol3

Enjoy your new ride, looks great!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-16-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2,083
Views: 561,679
Posted By johnwoodsrides
Seneca Rocks, WV

Eureka Intorest tent, aluminum night vision goggle cases for panniers. Tent could use more head room but that is my only complaint.
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10,161
Views: 1,665,399
Posted By johnwoodsrides
"What did you do to your 950 SM in 2014?" ...

"What did you do to your 950 SM in 2014?"

Had the carbs rebuilt and properly jetted for the Leo Vince slip-ons.

Added CF front axle sliders.

Installed CF spool sliders.

Hard wired my...
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 790
Posted By johnwoodsrides
I have not owned an ST4, but did have a K1200RS. ...

I have not owned an ST4, but did have a K1200RS. Looking at the specs, the K12 puts out 130 hp, the Duc 105, but the Duc is quite a bit lighter, so it might even out in overall performance. I was...
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2,203
Views: 432,441
Posted By johnwoodsrides
I tend to agree, the less weight the better. I...

I tend to agree, the less weight the better. I was just pointing out that not everyone rides in the same climates, or has the same budget for gear. Your 5 degree bag might pack to the size of a...
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2,203
Views: 432,441
Posted By johnwoodsrides
If you are tent camping, even a small tent takes...

If you are tent camping, even a small tent takes up space, then the sleep pad/mattress, sleeping bag, cook stove and ware, fuel, something to carry water, chair......

It all depends on how...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-25-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1,762
Views: 479,272
Posted By johnwoodsrides
Uh, no thanks!:eek1

Uh, no thanks!:eek1
Forum: Road warriors 12-25-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 10,161
Views: 1,665,399
Posted By johnwoodsrides
My SM has relatively low miles, but an "R" title,...

My SM has relatively low miles, but an "R" title, so also not worth much. I did not research this bike well enough before buying it. I am not excited about owning it, but it actually does a number...
Forum: Road warriors 12-25-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3,747
Views: 1,023,245
Posted By johnwoodsrides
Love the split color wheels on that thing! ...

Love the split color wheels on that thing!

Wonder what it would cost to do that on my 950 SM???
Forum: Road warriors 12-25-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10,161
Views: 1,665,399
Posted By johnwoodsrides
With the endure and adventure models, why put...

With the endure and adventure models, why put knobbies on a SM? Not trying to be stupid, am honestly curious. To get more use out of one bike? Like the bigger tank of the SM (over endure)? I have...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-01-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 14,899
Posted By johnwoodsrides
Uhh, wet dream? :rofl

Uhh, wet dream?

:rofl
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-30-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 14,899
Posted By johnwoodsrides
Great report guys! Thanks for sharing the...

Great report guys! Thanks for sharing the adventure as it happened, very cool!
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