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Forum: Canada 07-19-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,230
Posted By Bill 310
Who are you ordering from and are they managing ...

Who are you ordering from and are they managing to ship net of VAT ?
Forum: Canada 07-17-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By Bill 310
Well it is daylight a long time everyday

Well it is daylight a long time everyday
Forum: Canada 07-14-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By Bill 310
Well having been to both places... The road...

Well having been to both places...

The road to Inuvik is far more remote and that brings a whole other level of challenges if there is a problem in your group.

1. A sat phone is a good idea
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-13-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,701
Posted By Bill 310
And for those that are not aware of my friend...

And for those that are not aware of my friend John Ryan was killed last October 13th on his motorcycle.

John's UCC ride record was bettered by Will Barclay, riding a Harley Davidson, set the new...
Forum: Canada 07-13-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 740
Posted By Bill 310
But that is the problem, BMW Germany had to get...

But that is the problem, BMW Germany had to get involved.
Forum: Canada 07-13-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By Bill 310
BMW MOA St. Paul.

How many Canadians are going ?

Drop by the IBA Tent/Booth /whatever I will be one of the Three Amigos working on the Ride Certification.

You can do the ride, get your IBA Certificate completed...
Forum: Canada 07-13-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 740
Posted By Bill 310
Not quite how the story unfolded. Two riders were...

Not quite how the story unfolded. Two riders were trying to bag the Homer AK Bonus and were riding together but not as a Team. One on a BMW from Max's, the other on a 'wing

As I understand it,...
Forum: Canada 07-11-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,230
Posted By Bill 310
I was wondering that as well

I was wondering that as well
Forum: Canada 07-11-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 341
Posted By Bill 310
Tribute - Ronnie Hawkins Order of Canada

I was reading the recent Order of Canada Recipients list and noticed that Ronnie Hawkins had been made an Honourary Member earlier this Year. Ronnie is a US Citizen.

Nobody was ever better than...
Forum: Europe 07-07-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By Bill 310
Well this morning my wife got an email from Paulo...

Well this morning my wife got an email from Paulo at BMW Rome saying he would have a solution to our problem in a few days.

Coincidentally this came after my post on both ADV Rider and ldrider...
Forum: Europe 07-07-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By Bill 310
To be clear, we bought new gear for my wife and...

To be clear, we bought new gear for my wife and paid for it. That is not the problem.

The dealership agreed to mail her old gear back to Germany. Now that we are back in Canada, there is a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-06-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,953
Posted By Bill 310
Maybe he has a mirror... on the ceiling :lol3

Maybe he has a mirror... on the ceiling :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-06-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,975
Posted By Bill 310
Life is finite and I like riding motorcycles and...

Life is finite and I like riding motorcycles and do my best to manage the risk. I know that at some point I will be dead, I am not in a hurry to get to that point in my life, but I am also a realist....
Forum: Europe 07-05-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By Bill 310
Need Help with BMW Rome

This May we stopped in at BMW Rome and my wife bought new BMW Riding Gear (airflow jacket and pants) Since we were travelling the dealership agreed to ship my wife's old Air Flow Jacket and Pants to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-05-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,646
Posted By Bill 310
My wife and were riding on two bikes west about...

My wife and were riding on two bikes west about 6 years ago. We had J&M CB's with the weather channel and older Garmin 2820's with weather.

We got into a fairly bad situation rather quickly and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,108
Posted By Bill 310
Club Lexus does the same thing. It is a free...

Club Lexus does the same thing. It is a free forum not affiliated with Lexus but the parts discount from one dealership gives to members joining worthwhile.



Thanks for clearing that up....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-30-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,108
Posted By Bill 310
Jim, did you think I was bitching ? If you...

Jim, did you think I was bitching ?

If you were let me assure you that that wasn't bitching that was phoning in a distress call to a ship that doesn't know it's already sinking.

The MOA is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-30-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,108
Posted By Bill 310
Ironically, I have a Kermit chair and will be at...

Ironically, I have a Kermit chair and will be at the MOA Rally. :rofl

I have been to three and I go so I can see my friends that I don't see often enough.

I am staying in a Hotel and while I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-30-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By Bill 310
Lots of people ride two up around the world,...

Lots of people ride two up around the world, however my favourite Iron Butt Ride completing couple is Caroline and Michael McDaniel who got married on the way to the 1999 Iron Butt Rally and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-30-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,108
Posted By Bill 310
Maybe the MOA Exec saw Amex ads once too often...

Maybe the MOA Exec saw Amex ads once too often and started to believe that "Membership has it's privileges."

If the MOA was a stock you'd short it in a heartbeat :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-30-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,108
Posted By Bill 310
Well I got a response

Apparently the MOA and I have different views on executive responsibility and business growth :rofl

The most interesting thing is that he thinks giving shit jobs like this to Moyer is justified...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-30-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,108
Posted By Bill 310
Taktika Vyzhzhennoy Zemli

Why would anyone reply to you? You no longer exist.... :lol3


Perhaps this is the MOA's way of getting back at Stalin for taktika vyzhzhennoy zemli (scorched earth policy)

I am thinking of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-30-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,108
Posted By Bill 310
I like their unofficial motto, "Pull up a milk...

I like their unofficial motto, "Pull up a milk crate and set a while."
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-30-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,108
Posted By Bill 310
I joined years ago, I liked the magazine and...

I joined years ago, I liked the magazine and figured the cheapest way to get the magazine was to be a life member. I have now broken even and after the MOA discontinuing the life membership for a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-30-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By Bill 310
Tell your wife well done did you do a 24 hour...

Tell your wife well done did you do a 24 hour Saddlesore or 36 hour ride Bun Burner IBA ride ? Don't forget to get both your sets of paperwork in as soon as possible before the summer crush of ride...
Forum: Canada 06-30-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By Bill 310
That is great news about Faro. :clap It is...

That is great news about Faro. :clap

It is an enviro tank or a proper station? I thought that they would never rebuild that Petro Canada Station.

If someone is riding through please post up a...
Forum: Canada 06-29-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By Bill 310
I rode it with my wife and a friend in 2009. ...

I rode it with my wife and a friend in 2009.

The only gas is in Ross River. Go to the large drum 10,000 litres behind the General Store. Picture in this thread
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-22-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,998
Posted By Bill 310
Thanks John, for posting. You put into words what...

Thanks John, for posting. You put into words what I was struggling with.

To the OP I have lost many many close friends over my life , most by accident but as I get older illness and disease have...
Forum: Canada 06-19-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,755
Posted By Bill 310
Elapsed Time = total hours start to finish. Time...

Elapsed Time = total hours start to finish. Time zone is adjusted in your paperwork submission.

The 75 hour ride is tough at night in the north unless you run a fuel cell.

Don't pass a gas...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,636
Posted By Bill 310
My IQ went up a point as a result of this thread...

My IQ went up a point as a result of this thread and then my head exploded after I read this

http://www.igga.net
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-07-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,319
Posted By Bill 310
Managing sleep can be a challenge and what you...

Managing sleep can be a challenge and what you are experiencing happens to many long distance riders.

Like a few others on here I have finished the Iron Butt Rally (twice) as well as other...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-02-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 748
Views: 52,011
Posted By Bill 310
There is something about riding a biggish KTM. I...

There is something about riding a biggish KTM. I have an older 990 that we shipped to Europe and converted it prom a Prudhoe Bay/ Inuvik Bike to a two up tourer. It is 10CC short for this thread but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-26-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 748
Views: 52,011
Posted By Bill 310
Tell that to your Penis :lol3

Tell that to your Penis :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-26-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 748
Views: 52,011
Posted By Bill 310
Did I mention I have a pillion ? I think my...

Did I mention I have a pillion ?

I think my wife would begin the serious intercom discussion at 200 KM and the marital privileges discussion would begin (or cease) at 220 :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-25-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 748
Views: 52,011
Posted By Bill 310
Fortunately, at 6'4" and almost 60 I can't fit on...

Fortunately, at 6'4" and almost 60 I can't fit on a litre bike. I finally succumbed to buying a faster bike in 2008 and bought a K1200GT. It is deadly smooth and quiet and I figured out why they put...
Forum: Europe 05-15-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 215
Posted By Bill 310
May 16-17 2014 Low altitude winding road route suggestions Vienna - Heidelberg

We are heading back to Heidelberg tomorrow arriving Saturady afternoon.

Are there any great routes/ roads that we should know about on these last days of our trip.

We have been having pretty...
Forum: Europe 04-30-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By Bill 310
Heidelberg to Rome Weekend of May 3-4, 2014

Spring in North America has been called late winter and of course last year when we booked our riding trip to Europe I must have forgotten the possibility of bad weather in the passes, this early
...
Forum: Europe 04-23-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 188
Posted By Bill 310
Herculaneum help

We will be riding in Italy in the next few weeks and plan to visit Herculeneum .

We are staying in Sorennto and will be on the KTM. Any advice on the best way to get to and visit Herculaneum. The...
Forum: Europe 03-31-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,201
Posted By Bill 310
Then you should be posting on ADVdriver :deal

Then you should be posting on ADVdriver :deal
Forum: Vendors 03-27-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,019
Posted By Bill 310
Check your PM's and please send me an email I...

Check your PM's and please send me an email I have bikes lined up.
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