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Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 14,349
Posted By RHM
Never been off road in CO but have ridden the...

Never been off road in CO but have ridden the mountains many, many times used to keep a bike out there. You are spot on about getting your mind right and the therapy, nothing even close this side of...
Forum: Face plant 11-19-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 35,186
Posted By RHM
I probably should not have piped up about the...

I probably should not have piped up about the boots not having followed the thread from the beginning.

I wear the Gearne's just about every time I get on a bike, to me, they offer far more...
Forum: Road warriors 11-17-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 215,506
Posted By RHM
Yep, got the RDL on mine now. I fudged on the...

Yep, got the RDL on mine now. I fudged on the inseam and told them 29 inches, really it is 30. I can easily flat foot the bike. Love the new seat, love the bike.
Forum: Face plant 11-16-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 35,186
Posted By RHM
Cjmadura wrote: "Those pretty brown Gaernes...

Cjmadura wrote:

"Those pretty brown Gaernes are useless in a get-off. My friend wore the exact same boots when he went down in a minor rut and broke his ankle. The boots are too soft."

Beg to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-15-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,510
Posted By RHM
This past week I was returning home from a day of...

This past week I was returning home from a day of riding. I live on a section of road marked 55 mph. That 55 mph speed limit is for exactly 1.6 miles then you either hit a school zone or enter a...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 215,506
Posted By RHM
Eight Days

I did a flip flop and decided to keep my 14RT and take the $2,500.00.

I picked up my bike on 9/16 (last Tuesday) and rode it for about 500 miles. They had the $2,500.00 check waiting for me when...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-04-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,109
Posted By RHM
The Long Haul

I had a 2013 Sprinter cargo van upfitted to the configuration my wife and I liked. We hauled two bikes an RT and her PCX 150 scooter PLUS the dog. There were many times I wish I'd had a dual sport...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 215,506
Posted By RHM
I just went for the buy back and bought a 2007 RT...

I just went for the buy back and bought a 2007 RT with 20K on the clock. I loved the old RT but obviously the new one is much better. I am going to see if BMW offers any incentives on new 14 RT's...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 215,506
Posted By RHM
I traded in a 2006 for the 2014 which I...

I traded in a 2006 for the 2014 which I absolutely loved. BMW really through me a loop with the DNR. I am going with the buy back. I just bought an 07 with 20k on the clock.

When the check...
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 215,506
Posted By RHM
OR their money back?

OR their money back?
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,110,490
Posted By RHM
Oh, you mean like the perfectly running van I...

Oh, you mean like the perfectly running van I gave to a church starting an orphanage. BTW I am Agnostic. I would not give sh.. to any big "corporate donation mill" like the United Way or the Red...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,110,490
Posted By RHM
When I was laid up for months with a broken...

When I was laid up for months with a broken metatarsal reading Ed'd riding reports provided me with a lot of entertainment. I don't have cable TV but do read a lot. Reading his report (for free)...
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 215,506
Posted By RHM
Thus if I do want to keep an RT in the stable me...

Thus if I do want to keep an RT in the stable me buying the 05 and selling it back, doesn't matter if it is two months or a year. Anyway, I've got two other bikes and am seriously just thinking...
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 215,506
Posted By RHM
My salesman called me yesterday and told me what...

My salesman called me yesterday and told me what we all already know. There is no ETA on when the shock will be fixed. He recommended I do a buy back.

He said that more than likely it was...
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 215,506
Posted By RHM
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 215,506
Posted By RHM
Anyone here initiated the buy back process and if...

Anyone here initiated the buy back process and if so, how is BMWNA responding?
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 215,506
Posted By RHM
The regional rep for BMWNA just happened to be in...

The regional rep for BMWNA just happened to be in the dealership when I was there. They pulled a new GTL off the showroom floor for me as a loaner. I took the bike home, rode it a few days and came...
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 215,506
Posted By RHM
Update

Well, Adventure Motorcycles of Northwest Florida AKA Pensacola BMW Motorcycles and BMWNA Really stepped up to the plate.


Tomorrow I pick up a brand new GTL 1600 as a loaner and they are taking...
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 215,506
Posted By RHM
Hi Rich/Cake: I am pretty sure I could get a...

Hi Rich/Cake:

I am pretty sure I could get a loaner bike. The dealer is a personal friend of mine and BMWNA has been in contact with me. I have the 650 GS which I love and I've put Ohlins and a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 215,506
Posted By RHM
You bet. Also my wife's Honda PCX 150 and have...

You bet. Also my wife's Honda PCX 150 and have dog. This is Our trip, she insisted on bringing the dog and wanted her scooter. Also, I am not doing this in a toy hauler or pickup truck. The...
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 215,506
Posted By RHM
Ha! I AM on vacation. I live in Florida and it...

Ha! I AM on vacation. I live in Florida and it is mine and my wife's 30th anniversary. I had a Mercedes Sprinter upfitted to our specs, had a trailer made to haul the bike and wife's scooter.

I...
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 215,506
Posted By RHM
Well, after having the bike for three weeks now I...

Well, after having the bike for three weeks now I can say the 14 RT gives me more thrills than any other street bike I've owned (10 +/-). I went in planning on a test ride and if I "really" liked...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 215,506
Posted By RHM
I rode to the dealer on my 06RT today and rode...

I rode to the dealer on my 06RT today and rode home on a 14 RT, Blue. I think it may very well be a tad louder. I actually like it having more "bark" in the exhaust.

I am thrilled with the bike.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-27-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 30,658
Views: 2,335,872
Posted By RHM
Dr. Z posted: I reckon the only way we...

Dr. Z posted:


I reckon the only way we "the people" can get our way is to vote the jackasses out of office. Unfortunately, the Supreme Court has OK'd the use of unlimited corporate funds to...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-27-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 30,658
Views: 2,335,872
Posted By RHM
Do you think this proposal is good for Blackwater?

PLEASE READ Do You Think This May Place BlackwaterForest is At Risk?

First and foremost I am Pro Military. I wanted to join the Navy flight progam straight out of college but was denied due to...
Forum: Vendors 09-28-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 215,816
Posted By RHM
Map Load

I've downloaded the regions I am interested in but get nothing but pixels on my screen and the circular search icon is going constantly. Absolutely nothing shows up even when I put in a local...
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,110,490
Posted By RHM
Ed, you can see from my post count I don't say...

Ed, you can see from my post count I don't say too much. I just wanted you to know how much I have been enjoying your ride report. I've been laid up since 6/8 with a broken foot.

Every day, I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-01-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 16,957
Posted By RHM
I ran out of free passes a few years back. I got...

I ran out of free passes a few years back. I got three tickets in 2012 all three for 75 in a 55. First one was in CO, second one in GA, third one in AL. IMO I did catch one break out of the three. ...
Forum: Face plant 08-25-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,164
Posted By RHM
Word. I broke one of my metatarsus bones 6/8 and...

Word. I broke one of my metatarsus bones 6/8 and it was like someone had taken a piece of rebar, heated up to glowing orange and rammed it in my foot. I won't go into the details but as you refer...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-18-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 30,658
Views: 2,335,872
Posted By RHM
Talking Well, to start, Farm Roads 335, 336 and 337. I...

Well, to start, Farm Roads 335, 336 and 337. I think they are called Twisted Sisters. The area is under rated. I fact, if you stay south of I-10 between San Antonio and the Big Bend area there is...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-18-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 30,658
Views: 2,335,872
Posted By RHM
Wicked Sheat! I also have a wInch to go along with my...

Sheat! I also have a wInch to go along with my wEnch.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-17-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 30,658
Views: 2,335,872
Posted By RHM
Tony, if you decide to do that let me know, Tina...

Tony, if you decide to do that let me know, Tina and I would like to tag along. I have a 4wd Tacoma, snatch strap and a hell of a wench. Her Eglin pass is current, mine has expired so I'd need a...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-03-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By RHM
http://ridershill.com/ No affiliation, just...

http://ridershill.com/

No affiliation, just a cool place.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-03-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By RHM
I sure do appreciate the replies. Mr Mr2mch, I...

I sure do appreciate the replies. Mr Mr2mch, I bought the Butler Texas Hill Country map two weeks ago in Luckenbach. I had absolutely no idea ya'll had Himalayan possums over there. They are very...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-01-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By RHM
Thanks G&G: I may wind up in Oregon for all...

Thanks G&G:

I may wind up in Oregon for all I know. I am just going to fool around for 3-5 weeks but from what little time I have spent in Texas, I want to see more of the state. I anticipate...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-01-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By RHM
Wandering around Texas south of I-10

Hello all:

I am going to leave Pensacola around the 4th week of April heading west, no idea where I will end up or exactly when I will return. I am thinking of taking around 3-5 weeks.
...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-04-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 30,658
Views: 2,335,872
Posted By RHM
Eric, I hope you do not mind but I took the...

Eric, I hope you do not mind but I took the liberty of posting your video to the Oasis Club BB. Great job!

Murph
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-03-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 30,658
Views: 2,335,872
Posted By RHM
Thoroughly enjoyed the ride today Tony, thanks...

Thoroughly enjoyed the ride today Tony, thanks for leading it. Melvin, you should have came, we did not see a single hunter!

Bob
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-21-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 30,658
Views: 2,335,872
Posted By RHM
Oh, hell I don't get discouraged about this kinda...

Oh, hell I don't get discouraged about this kinda stuff. Everyone is responsible for their own ride. Stop and turn around if you ever feel uncomfortable. Having said that, we did 70/30...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-21-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 30,658
Views: 2,335,872
Posted By RHM
Thanks Tony. We stopped, did a short hike, I...

Thanks Tony. We stopped, did a short hike, I gave a little history and we had a superb ride. Zactly....as advertised.

The hell of it is Brad and I were wondering if enough people were going to...
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