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Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-26-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 72,283
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Posted By BOB RAMSAY
I may stand to be corrected but you will need to...

I may stand to be corrected but you will need to go 5-7 miles west to New Straightsville from Corning. There is a Wayne trail head there. Just a mile south on SR 595. It is the NE tip of the Wayne,...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-26-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 72,283
Views: 6,027,555
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
A 21" wheel will 'roll over' rough terrain - an...

A 21" wheel will 'roll over' rough terrain - an 11" tire will 'impact' an obstacle like downed tree. Also, a narrow tire will slice through goop as opposed to floating on top like a ski. Honda once...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-20-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 72,283
Views: 6,027,555
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
I'm taking a road ride from Lancaster to south of...

I'm taking a road ride from Lancaster to south of Athens/Albany tomorrow morning if anyone wants to tag along. Big bike ride.

Leaving Todd's Mountain View Restaurant - W. Fair Ave. 9:45am. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,655
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
Do buy motorcycle specific oil. I've stuck...

Do buy motorcycle specific oil.

I've stuck with the BMW conventional oil. The price is not a deal breaker.
I mix the 40 with the 50 weight - - 50/50. Adjust as wanted.
Spec. calls for 10w-40....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,789
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
Check the fuse in the Battery Tender if it has...

Check the fuse in the Battery Tender if it has one.
Don't ask how I know this (twice...)
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-15-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 72,283
Views: 6,027,555
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
Cool2 Darien Gear

I'm really happy with my Aerostich Darien Light jacket and pant. Just a
Gortex/Cordura shell. All the 'angles' of the cuts, the collar, cuffs, pockets just right. No layers, no bling. No zip in,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
'97 Funduro - soft panniers recommendations -

Helping a buddy get started. I never tried soft bags.
This bike has a high rear mount muffler.
Aerostich has an Ortlieb set. Just wondering if something else (good) is out there.
THX guys!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,854
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
My ass is my weak point, no matter how many miles...

My ass is my weak point, no matter how many miles I put in breaking myself in.
I just ordered a seat made by Saddleman Seats for my GS. Model Adventure Attack. Has an air channel between left and...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-24-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 72,283
Views: 6,027,555
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
Jeez Meef! That was even a better story than...

Jeez Meef! That was even a better story than when that reprobate crashed into the police station break room when you were taking a nap!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2015, 03:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
Why add all that weight? I just mounted ...

Why add all that weight?

I just mounted pair KX moto pegs, a little grinding and a $20 bill.
Still waiting for my 1st footpeg to fall off - as one old Enduro rider to another. Besides,...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-15-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 72,283
Views: 6,027,555
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
Thanks for the motorcycling related picture Pup! ...

Thanks for the motorcycling related picture Pup!

Look at those dummies hiking (uphill) in the lower RH corner - Wishin' they had a bike.

I've just been looking at the butt end of firewood and...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-30-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 72,283
Views: 6,027,555
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
We

I'm


You're in! Got a babe that buys you a bike - you're WAY ahead of the game‘

I'd love to get back down to SE WV on a 650 - need to get another. A DR is on my radar. Riding a bigger bike...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-28-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,228
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
My experience is the ambient (outdoor) light...

My experience is the ambient (outdoor) light overwhelms the GPS screen, even when I tried to shade it. RAM made a nice mount, everything looked good but did not work for me.
Probably be fine at...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-24-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 72,283
Views: 6,027,555
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
Hell, if the discussion wasn't about a contrived...

Hell, if the discussion wasn't about a contrived ammo shortage or if there wasn't a car on blocks I'd think I had the wrong thread.
And it ain't the weather.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-24-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 72,283
Views: 6,027,555
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
Thanks! 61 and counting. Healthy, got almost...

Thanks! 61 and counting. Healthy, got almost all of the crap worked out of my game, a great looking working wife - and - still riding a 450EXC.

Life's good. And so is the pie.

Oh, to be 50...
Forum: Face plant 01-21-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 77,103
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
61 years and 30 minutes ago I was born - and now...

61 years and 30 minutes ago I was born - and now I stumble on this thread. Coincidence? I think not. My father left the midnight shift on his bike on a January morning to be there (another...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-18-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 72,283
Views: 6,027,555
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
Zaleski last Fall-

Just came across some old pics in the camera -

This is October in the Zaleski State forest. That't BMac, Fire Dawg and The Ohio Road Rat. Appears that Scarlet & Gray are the colors of the day. ...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-16-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 72,283
Views: 6,027,555
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
https://fbcdn-sphotos-a-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xfa1/v/t1.0-9/p180x540/10426864_10206156235251075_3067495303386975841_n.jpg?oh=8f4eece423e196c9eee1711aef3fb805&oe=55298635&__gda__=1428214891_0982722...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,111
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
I said I'd never buy a black bike. Till I saw...

I said I'd never buy a black bike.
Till I saw the Triple Black. Destined to be a collector model.
I'm sure yours looks great, too.
And get some S100 to help keep it clean.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-29-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 72,283
Views: 6,027,555
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
You let off the gas didn't you? You know better...

You let off the gas didn't you?
You know better than that.
Now you've got a good excuse to not shovel the snow, clean up that garage!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,058
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
Enduro riding. ASC, ABS, ABC. Does not...

Enduro riding.
ASC, ABS, ABC.
Does not compute.

My advice, at this stage of your riding career -
Plan on falling down. Probably the best way to learn. Certainly the quickest.
Falling isn't the...
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 727
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
I've been wearing helmets for 47 years but that...

I've been wearing helmets for 47 years but that doesn't mean a thing.
Currently wearing an Arai XD4. Following a XD3.
When you bite the bullet ($$$) its hard to legitimatly niggle over 'the small...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,555
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
Seems to be a popular thread

What? Another side stand thread?

I've pondered deeply about stressing the side-stand pivot point as I ain't as young as I used to be.
With a tricky back now and then - at times I just have no...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,768
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
Hobson's choice (maybe)

Just maybe - one had all 6000 mi. in first year and sat ever since.
That could be shaky ground. Ask for maintenance records.
Good luck.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,628
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
Might want to look into - SeaFoam. Funny name -...

Might want to look into - SeaFoam.
Funny name - been around a long time.
It's all all purpose additive \stabilzer.
I buy mine at NAPA
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-15-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 72,283
Views: 6,027,555
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
Ouch!!!! This thread runs off the rail when...

Ouch!!!!

This thread runs off the rail when the discussion gets off motorcycles.

What's next? Religion or politics?

Something we all agree on.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-11-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,593
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
Thanks. An overdue revision I'm sure. I...

Thanks. An overdue revision I'm sure.

I never felt the need to ride where 1000 other riders go.
What's the point?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-11-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,962
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
[QUOTE=wizze;25671079]Former DRZ-S owner and now...

[QUOTE=wizze;25671079]Former DRZ-S owner and now have 500 EXC. Friends have both 300 smokers and 530 thumpers. When we were doing dual sport or trail rides they rode the 530's. I asked why they...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-11-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 245,136
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
Top boxes - my father put a colored, pin stripped...

Top boxes - my father put a colored, pin stripped one on his new R90\6. In 1976.
I said - that's ugly but age appropriate. He was the kinda guy that rode his HD to midnight shift - in January - in...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 39,236
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
noisy!!!

My rear was so noisy by 30 miles I pulled over, put on center stand, thinking I had a rear drive issue (it was a puncture replacement tire on a new bike). This tire HOWLED! Michelin said they would...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,886
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
f w I worth

A lot of good information above, but at times, I feel blinded by science!

I bought a new GS last year.

The boys in the shop told me that unless I had a special charger, disconnect the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-14-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,426
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
Good design idea - cheap parts

My top box essentially seized up 4 months after purchasing a new 2012 GS.
I would say I had only extended it about a dozen times - usually to show it off.
Dirt or grit were not a factor. I have a...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-12-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 72,283
Views: 6,027,555
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
and that was when the fun ended...

I found it interesting when you built the barrier of branches in front of the front wheel.
Guess you had to be there to evaluate the situation. I don't have 1\4 of your energy you showed! In the...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-10-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 72,283
Views: 6,027,555
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
Good looking pair. Indy's pup and his bike. I...

Good looking pair. Indy's pup and his bike. I like a good dog pic.

A woman is just like a dog (caution here) -
Nothing better than a good one.
Nothing worse than a bad one.

That ought to...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-10-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 72,283
Views: 6,027,555
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
Good looking . A woman is just like a dog ...

Good looking .
A woman is just like a dog (caution here) -
Nothing better than good one.
Nothing worse than bad one.
That ought to p*SS off 52% of the crowd.

Sweet bike. Really. KTM not...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-30-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 72,283
Views: 6,027,555
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
[QUOTE=indypup;25171420]It turns bad because I...

[QUOTE=indypup;25171420]It turns bad because I need to crank up the rear sag more I think. It squats too much. I put a new spring on there and never set the sag correctly. :()QUOTE]

Hey Pup! No...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-15-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 72,283
Views: 6,027,555
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
Thanks Larry -

You laid out a great route last Saturday. You've been holding out on me - those were some good 'back roads'. It's a good thing you didn't tag that Fed-X truck cresting that hill! I seemed to have...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-12-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 72,283
Views: 6,027,555
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
Done that - I feel your pain. . .

I broke 7 ribs - also my left side a couple of years ago. 3 ribs broken clean in two. Admittedly it was at 5 mph on a 360 2-stroke. An exercise in applying torque directly to the terra firma....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 186
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
Navigator II - question cancelled

Quick question here - I bought a Nav II GPS today (or should I say it was given to me). The GPS unit has a female, romex style, 3-pin power connector /lead. The GPS era was 2005-06. Does my 2012...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 22,614
Posted By BOB RAMSAY
60 years, 2 days and counting. (I never thought...

60 years, 2 days and counting. (I never thought I'd be sleeping with a 50 year old woman. . . )

First BMW, '76 /6 - age 22. $2999.00 (I couldn't afford the RS. . .)

Now, 2012 1200GS. I used...
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