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Forum: Old's Cool 07-13-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By EdM
Thank you

A belated Thank You for the information.

(Been away for the weekend and did not have internet access)

Ned
Forum: Old's Cool 07-11-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By EdM
Moto Giro in PA?

I happened to see a reference concerning a Moto-Giro event being held in Pennsylvania in September but have been unable to find any details.

Checked the Moto-Giro website and found nothing there....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-18-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6,193
Views: 325,653
Posted By EdM
stbob: Thank you for the reply. ...

stbob:

Thank you for the reply.

The Awareness ride might be the one but the time frame does not quite fit as this was before noon.

I think most likely it was the Armed Forces...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-18-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6,193
Views: 325,653
Posted By EdM
Major ride today for ????

Good day:

Was driving south on I295 this morning near the Mount Holly area when we saw a HUGE contingent of bikes heading north; looked like they had police escorts and on ramps were closed to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,532
Posted By EdM
Received more replies than I expected. ...

Received more replies than I expected.

Some are rather strange (Fang??).

I like "Tootle" - probably because it reminds me of "Bimble".

Ned
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,532
Posted By EdM
Mr_ Gone: Never gave it much thought. ...

Mr_ Gone:

Never gave it much thought.

Can we at least keep it in context of riding a motorcycle and not a living thing??
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,532
Posted By EdM
Synonyms for "ride"?

I find it fun to note some of the synonyms posters use for "ride".

None of these are original to me and for most I can't specify who posted them but a few that come to mind:

- Scoot (I tend to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 553
Posted By EdM
Welder: There is an ongoing thread...

Welder:

There is an ongoing thread concerning the Grom in the "Battle Scooters" section.

Ned
Forum: Road warriors 01-29-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 767
Views: 158,659
Posted By EdM
straightrod: There is an ongoing thread...

straightrod:

There is an ongoing thread here in Road Warriors comparing the NC700X and the 500X.

Last I looked it was on the same page as this thread.

No personal experience...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-05-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 643
Views: 288,553
Posted By EdM
Thank you for the reply to my question and for...

Thank you for the reply to my question and for the wonderful works you've posted.

Ned
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-04-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 643
Views: 288,553
Posted By EdM
Very nicely done Max. In the 4th photo from...

Very nicely done Max.

In the 4th photo from the top do you have any idea what the occasion was? The fellow in the white cap in the center is riding towards the camera while virtually everyone else...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-12-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2,634
Views: 1,280,692
Posted By EdM
Thank you jehu

Jehu:

Been away and did not have a chance to see your pictures of Resweber until now.

Many thanks for taking the time and effort to post them.

Ned
Forum: Old's Cool 12-11-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 2,634
Views: 1,280,692
Posted By EdM
Resweber

Might anyone have other photos of Carroll Resweber in action they could post?

Ned
Forum: Road warriors 10-25-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,742
Posted By EdM
Not exactly an overwhelming review, is it? Still,...

Not exactly an overwhelming review, is it? Still, the bike might be o.k. for MY needs.

I do wish they would offer an ABS equipped version - something Honda and Kawasaki do. An extra $500 or so...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-17-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,643
Posted By EdM
CaptnJim: I have read parts of the thread...

CaptnJim:

I have read parts of the thread on the PCX - including your entertaining posts - and that is one of the threads that sparked my interest in scooters.

JerryR:

I made the mistake...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-16-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,643
Posted By EdM
Suzuki Burgman 200 ABS

I'm a 70 year old returning rider and have been looking mostly at 250cc street bikes (e.g. Suzuki TU250, Honda CBR250) but the more I visit this forum the more I'm thinking a scooter may be a wise...
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,742
Posted By EdM
My error! Just watched a few of the videos...

My error!

Just watched a few of the videos on YouTube and sure enough there is a centerstand.

Ned
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,742
Posted By EdM
Birdmove: I hope you are correct but I...

Birdmove:

I hope you are correct but I don't see a centerstand mentioned in the bikes' "features."

I do like that it has cast wheels and disc brakes front and rear (would really like ABS but...
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,742
Posted By EdM
It lives??

To my surprise I just visited the Suzuki website and lo and behold there is now a price of $3999 shown for the GW.

I had long given it up for dead.

Might this actually make its' way to the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,007
Posted By EdM
There are Grom threads in both the "Road...

There are Grom threads in both the "Road Warriors" and "Battle Scooters" sections.
Forum: Battle scooters 10-02-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 187,433
Posted By EdM
G19Tony: Of all your mods I get the biggest...

G19Tony:

Of all your mods I get the biggest kick out of the "Danger Jet Blast" sticker.:lol3

Ned
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4,581
Views: 899,898
Posted By EdM
TheBikeinater: It's a 750. Although...

TheBikeinater:

It's a 750. Although somewhat ironically I went to the shop to see if I could get more information about the Suzuki TU250.
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4,581
Views: 899,898
Posted By EdM
Price inquiry

Good day:

Saw a Nighthawk this morning at a local Suzuki dealership.

It is a 1995 with about 25K on it and they are asking $2500 for the bike.

It looks to be in nice condition but did...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-01-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 66,864
Posted By EdM
The look on the face of the gentleman to the...

The look on the face of the gentleman to the right of the table is interesting - is it envy or trepidation?

Ned
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-27-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 2,738
Views: 206,180
Posted By EdM
Wonderful photos as usual. That family...

Wonderful photos as usual.

That family cemetery sign is heartbreaking: the oldest person listed died at age 33 and one child died on Christmas day.

A sobering reminder of how fragile life can...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-27-2013, 04:25 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,974
Posted By EdM
Very much enjoying your report and eagerly...

Very much enjoying your report and eagerly awaiting the next installment.

Certainly wish Ron all the best as his health continues to improve.

Ned
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-16-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 574,369
Posted By EdM
Very much enjoying your wonderful photos. ...

Very much enjoying your wonderful photos.

Thank you for posting that link regarding Frontier Town. I, too, visited many years ago. I knew it was no longer operating but did not know much about...
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6,551
Views: 1,431,232
Posted By EdM
I appreciate the replies. Appears it would...

I appreciate the replies.

Appears it would be worthwhile to have another look at the machine.

Ned
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6,551
Views: 1,431,232
Posted By EdM
Sounds silly but: getting on the thing!?

A local dealer has a 2009 Versys available. I've been mulling over a 250cc class machine but this seemed like an attractive alternative at around the same price as a new 250.

I'm 70 years of...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By EdM
While the CBR250 is a single, TexBiker is...

While the CBR250 is a single, TexBiker is correct: there is a much longer thread (just peeked and it's up to page 161) in "Road Warriors."

Why is grew there and not in Thumpers is a mystery to...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-28-2013, 04:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,075
Posted By EdM
Thank you. I appreciate the reply. Ride...

Thank you. I appreciate the reply.

Ride safe.

Ned
Forum: Old's Cool 05-27-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,075
Posted By EdM
Definitions

Some time ago I remember seeing a Triumph ad for the Bonneville and it mentioned "blatting around" the countryside...is "blatting" essentially the same as a Bimble?:D

Seriously: I, too, greatly...
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 63,996
Posted By EdM
Hap: May I suggest this: - Go to the...

Hap:

May I suggest this:

- Go to the "Day Trippin" section here on Advrider
- Look for the "FBAD; Life on the Blue Ridge" thread

The fellow (Fast Ferris) who started the thread rides a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7,782
Views: 2,071,298
Posted By EdM
Klay: What was your impression of the...

Klay:

What was your impression of the overall build quality of the GW?

From a styling viewpoint I prefer the TU; however the GW has a few features I like (e.g. disk brakes front and rear,...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 19,762
Posted By EdM
JerryH: Did that dealership give you a...

JerryH:

Did that dealership give you a price?

The Suzuki site still shows "TBA"

Ned
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 19,762
Posted By EdM
The Suzuki website still shows price "TBA" ...

The Suzuki website still shows price "TBA"

If it actually is $4099 I don't know if I'd be thrilled or worried. Less than the TU despite seemingly offering upgrades over the single?? Does the fact...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 19,762
Posted By EdM
My first reaction was that it looked awful. Don't...

My first reaction was that it looked awful. Don't care for the look of the dash/headlight or the front fender. Have now seen some photos from other angles that make it look somewhat more attractive....
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 8,603
Views: 1,367,276
Posted By EdM
Gw250

The Suzuki website shows curb weight of 401 pounds.

I just saw this model on the website of my local Suzuki dealer and my first thought was it was hideous looking but after seeing the above...
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 25,956
Posted By EdM
Another book suggestion

Sorry to say I had not seen this report before today and this may be a repeat:

For some interesting information on the Gettysburg battle may I suggest "These Honored Dead" by Thomas Desjardin.
...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2012, 05:34 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 25,187
Posted By EdM
Rivercreep: I believe Suzuki has changed...

Rivercreep:

I believe Suzuki has changed the spec sheet. When I first saw the reference to FI for the S40 I checked the website and the specs did show "suzuki fuel injection" but now, as you have...
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