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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-05-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 105,386
Posted By Dark
http://seapoet.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/1999-Honda-...

http://seapoet.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/1999-Honda-Valkyrie-Interstate/i-3MHc34F/0/XL/MWO_5898c1-XL.jpg
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Forum: Day Trippin' 11-12-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,314
Posted By Dark
to really appreciate days like this, last warm...

to really appreciate days like this, last warm one for a while so had to get a good lunch ride in and enjoy the Valk & some fall color...
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 65,334
Posted By Dark
Correct, PM incoming with details

Correct, PM incoming with details
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 65,334
Posted By Dark
Thanks, it seems to have been well cared for...

Thanks, it seems to have been well cared for (will continue to be well cared for)
Yes, PM an email & I'd be happy to send it your way
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 65,334
Posted By Dark
1999 Valkyrie Interstate

Well, I just joined the ranks. This is the 1rst non Beemer I’ve had in 20+ years.
I flew up to MI on Wed to pick it up & got back to Charlotte, NC yesterday with it. 785 miles back home in 2 days &...
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,184
Posted By Dark
Jim- Glad you appreciate the bike are enjoying...

Jim-
Glad you appreciate the bike are enjoying it. If you are ever up in Charlotte on it, stop on by.
Ride safe
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,184
Posted By Dark
Thanks for all the input guys, I appreciate it. ...

Thanks for all the input guys, I appreciate it.
I will leave the Ohlins on & give it some time.
The stock seat will be a throw in, I dont have the stock passenger seat, just the driver seat so it...
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,184
Posted By Dark
Want to pick the brains of the RT group here. ...

Want to pick the brains of the RT group here.
I've got my 2000 R1100RT up for sale see link below. Asking $4000
The bike has Ohlins that were rebuilt about 5K miles ago.
Is my price fair...
Forum: Vendors 03-06-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 32,163
Posted By Dark
There are mounting brackets available that would...

There are mounting brackets available that would put them over the mirrors. I don't particularly like that look. The other option would be to mount to the side panel. I considered that, but decided I...
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,184
Posted By Dark
Quad Cree XM-L LR4 Floods

Just added these to my 2000 R1100RT front fender. Nice lights, very bright & seem well made.

She is still a great bike 14 years & 73K miles later
...
Forum: Vendors 03-03-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 32,163
Posted By Dark
I finally got around to finishing the install of...

I finally got around to finishing the install of these on my 2000 R1100RT. I am really happy with them.
They were shipped out quickly, and at my door quicker than expected. They are good looking...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-23-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,154
Posted By Dark
I enjoyed the report, well done:clap

I enjoyed the report, well done:clap
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 360,364
Posted By Dark
Yes, I use some low/no stretch strap. Loop on 1...

Yes, I use some low/no stretch strap. Loop on 1 end & slip knot on the other where it attaches to the carabiner on the hammock side.
I've got an extra set of straps & carabiners I can send along...
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 360,364
Posted By Dark
I ended up with an extra hammock w net because a...

I ended up with an extra hammock w net because a friend who said "order one for me" decided he really didn't want one.

Anyway, I thought I would offer it up as a pass around if there is interest....
Forum: Equipment 12-11-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 360,364
Posted By Dark
Heads up, WOOT has hammocks this morning, $25 for...

Heads up, WOOT has hammocks this morning, $25 for 9' w net
$20 for 11', no net
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,230
Posted By Dark
darn tap a talk has me in the wrong thread:huh

darn tap a talk has me in the wrong thread:huh
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,230
Posted By Dark
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/11/29/eba3aheq.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/11/29/eba3aheq.jpg
Now to go pop a top and wait
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,040
Posted By Dark
On as scheduled 325 w apple & hickory ...

On as scheduled
325 w apple & hickory
http://img.tapatalk.
/d/13/11/29/u6ere6ut.jpgh
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 360,364
Posted By Dark
woot has hammocks again, they sell out fast ...

woot has hammocks again, they sell out fast
I've had one of these a couple of years now & they are a good hammock good for the price
...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By Dark
Thanks Pampero, that is good info Nice work on...

Thanks Pampero, that is good info
Nice work on the seat also :thumbup
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,088
Posted By Dark
Real, I picked up a grey one. IKEA web site has...

Real, I picked up a grey one. IKEA web site has them priced @ $30
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By Dark
Automotive Leather for cycle seat?

I've got an upholsterer that will recover my old worn, torn corbin. The problem is finding a 1/2 hide of black leather. Most online retailers will only sell a full hide (40+) sq feet.
I found...
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,088
Posted By Dark
I got a big piece of sheepskin an IKEA, use 1/2...

I got a big piece of sheepskin an IKEA, use 1/2 on the bike & 1/2 on the office chair. I think it was $39
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-02-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By Dark
thanks AugieDog, I'll give them a call

thanks AugieDog, I'll give them a call
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-01-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By Dark
Charlotte / Harrisburg NC Upholstery shop for seat

Anyone know of an upholstery shop in the Charlotte / Harrisburg area that can recover motorcycle seats. The Corbin on my 2000 RT is splitting at seams & the foam isn't very foamy anymore. I'd like to...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 360,364
Posted By Dark
I'll be watching for your report on the Bear...

I'll be watching for your report on the Bear Mountain Bridge Hammock UL, I have a Hennesy Expedition Asym Zip that I can't get comfy in. I'm pretty much a side sleeper & can't position myself well...
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,133
Posted By Dark
I was at the eye Dr today & asked about bifocal...

I was at the eye Dr today & asked about bifocal contacts. The Dr suggested I try contacts for mono vision, 1 eye for reading the other for distance. She gave me a trial pair. I put em in but took em...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-13-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,617
Posted By Dark
Nice report, Gettysburg just became one of my...

Nice report, Gettysburg just became one of my "must see" places this summer.
Your report & being in the middle of the book "The Killer Angels" did it. I highly recommend the book if you haven't read...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,398
Posted By Dark
I'm 53, have had back problems for about 12...

I'm 53, have had back problems for about 12 years. I ride a R1100RT, bar backs helped. But my biggest gain came from getting a TRX suspension trainer a couple of years ago & started working on my...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,561
Posted By Dark
Sena SMH10 I got it late last summer & it has...

Sena SMH10
I got it late last summer & it has been good. Easy to pair with my IPhone.
I put one on the kids (12 & 14)helmet also. It is nice to be able to talk to them about the things we see or...
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,428
Posted By Dark
Sorry to hear this, best of luck with the bike ...

Sorry to hear this, best of luck with the bike

Is Henry going to carry on as planned?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-30-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4,932
Views: 243,127
Posted By Dark
Free Joe Rocket Jacket XL

Stop by & get it
XL joe rocket w liner black/red
VA & NC gazetteer's for free (about 5 yrs old)
pm for address

Jacket &n gazetteer's are gone

also going to post some kids stuff on craigs...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-31-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4,932
Views: 243,127
Posted By Dark
Thanks much for the replies, that's a huge help...

Thanks much for the replies, that's a huge help instead of me running dealer to dealer trying to find what I want
The group buy on the Neotec is a really good price, & very tempting, I hate to buy...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-31-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4,932
Views: 243,127
Posted By Dark
Charlotte - Looking for new helmet

I'm in the market for a new helmet & wondering who in Charlotte area has best selection & prices.
Last helmet was internet order & not a great fit. I would like to try on a good variety...
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2010, 09:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,839
Posted By Dark
Well, let's hear it, oh and pix please :lurk

Well, let's hear it, oh and pix please :lurk
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2009, 07:14 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,156
Posted By Dark
Yesterday On the BRP

http://seapoet.smugmug.com/Other/R1100RT/IMG0165/717124849_HXsEd-L-1.jpg

Yesterday on the Blue Ridge Parkway, somewhere near NC 421. Dense fog & cold
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-11-2009, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2,610
Views: 3,345,945
Posted By Dark
http://seapoet.smugmug.com/photos/646102096_YPkcM-...

http://seapoet.smugmug.com/photos/646102096_YPkcM-O.jpg
Back in the day, just traveling around Chicago. I didn't own a car, too much of a hassle living downtown with parking & all so I rode year...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2009, 06:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,779
Posted By Dark
Sounds like your making good progress. Ride safe

Sounds like your making good progress. Ride safe
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2009, 11:16 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,779
Posted By Dark
T -19 You're about to have a great time. Try to...

T -19
You're about to have a great time. Try to get a good nights rest, enjoy safe travels & keep us updated if possible.
We'll be here when you get back & we're looking forward to hearing all...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 27,875
Posted By Dark
Safe travels fellows, looking forward to the...

Safe travels fellows, looking forward to the complete report. We'll be here when you get back.:lurk
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