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Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8,913
Views: 1,426,033
Posted By Jory
This

I'm not 50 yet - but I find this VERY appealing!
http://www.harley-davidson.com/en_US/Media/images/2013-Motorcycles/touring/road-king/gallery/zoom/13-hd-road-king-bs.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,228
Posted By Jory
Like you, I also owned a GS - although mine was...

Like you, I also owned a GS - although mine was an 1150.

I had been looking for a new bike for a while and the simplicity of the belt drive, air cooled engine and hydraulic valve lifters really...
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2006, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,753
Posted By Jory
What a Coincidence! I have a picture of that...

What a Coincidence! I have a picture of that same old Porsche on my trip out to Big Bend two years ago!

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=58430&highlight=jory
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-13-2005, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2,103
Views: 193,040
Posted By Jory
Checking in From San Antonio

Been on the board for awhile. Looking for a 4 - 7 day trip down to Mexico. I understand Topes and Antware may be the experts here? If interested let me know.

Didn't see many folks from San...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2005, 08:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,658
Posted By Jory
Ken - Just had my blue/white tank and...

Ken -

Just had my blue/white tank and fenders painted plain gloss black in August - cost: $500.

The painter was flaky as hell (pardon the pun) - took three months and the quality was, marginal...
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2005, 10:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,059
Posted By Jory
Just bought the D70 over Christmas - awesome...

Just bought the D70 over Christmas - awesome camera. I'd suggest a book as well - I sure needed it. PM me if you would like.

I bought mine on base for the standard retail cost - but no tax and...
Forum: Ride reports 12-27-2004, 06:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,541
Posted By Jory
As usual Arch, ANOTHER great ride report! :thumb...

As usual Arch, ANOTHER great ride report! :thumb

I was just in Big Bend at Halloween and kept thinking "...this would be a blast on a XR 400". Glad you took the dirtbikes out there - and...
Forum: Regional forums 12-08-2004, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By Jory
Thanks Hal. I'm thinking I may try to reach Hank...

Thanks Hal. I'm thinking I may try to reach Hank and see if he's available to "supervise". I'll let you know.

Jory
Forum: Regional forums 12-07-2004, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By Jory
OVAD - San Antonio

Looking to do my first valve adjustment, throttle body sync and oil change. I've printed the OVAD manual and have pored over it for the last week. I've got all the tools and gear - I wouldn't mind...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2004, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By Jory
Same DAMN thing happend to me three days ago on...

Same DAMN thing happend to me three days ago on my '01. Same left side too!
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2004, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,719
Posted By Jory
Whoa! I didn't know they even has a carbon fiber...

Whoa! I didn't know they even has a carbon fiber version. Ilmostro - that bike is insanely beautiful. I'm just curious do they make an underseat pipe for the monster? Ever since I saw the 916...
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2004, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 672
Posted By Jory
That has got to be the greatest example of Karma...

That has got to be the greatest example of Karma yet. Two weeks ago I ordered over $200 worth of stuff from Adventurers Workshop. I might have been able to find the stuff cheaper, but I thought...
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2004, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 672
Posted By Jory
Wudo Accessories?

The latest BMWON magazine (page 78) profiles Intermot, one of the sidebars describes Wudo - a company that apparantly makes BMW accessories. One of the cooler parts was a lowered handlebar. With...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2004, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,719
Posted By Jory
Ahhhh Ducati. I've always lusted after a Monster...

Ahhhh Ducati. I've always lusted after a Monster - the chromo.

Did you get "inspired" after seeing some at Intermot?

I wouldn't worry too much much about your wife spending $$ in San...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2004, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,719
Posted By Jory
He Lob - I think ARCH one of our fellow...

He Lob -

I think ARCH one of our fellow ADVrider members from Houston is a big Ducati guy, he should be able to give you some good info.

Oh - great Europe ride report by the way. Loved it. ...
Forum: Ride reports 11-04-2004, 11:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,791
Posted By Jory
At first I was a little apprehensive about the...

At first I was a little apprehensive about the road - having never seen it. The first part is a technical uphill right hander - about 5 mph. I thought "this is going to take forever" - but then it...
Forum: Ride reports 11-04-2004, 09:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,791
Posted By Jory
Robert - Yep - Railroad Blues it was. All...

Robert -

Yep - Railroad Blues it was. All the bartenders were super friendly - nice folks.
Forum: Ride reports 11-04-2004, 08:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,791
Posted By Jory
Eric, You're right, I only had about 54 hours,...

Eric,
You're right, I only had about 54 hours, 32 MB on the camera and the worst "Type A - must reach my destination" mentality on the planet. I did do the Chiso's road, saw the metal TeePee's. ...
Forum: Ride reports 11-03-2004, 09:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,791
Posted By Jory
Big Bend and a Chance Encounter With Pep

BACKGROUND

Joined the site in May 2003, owned a crotch rocket for a couple of years, sold it. Still had the motorcycle bug though. After surfing the web, finding this site and doing loads of...
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2004, 03:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,210
Posted By Jory
Thanks to all who responded. I went with the...

Thanks to all who responded. I went with the SEAL LINE baja bag $22.00. I'll be in Big Bend next Friday and let you know how it worked (if it even rains).

Thanks again for all the ideas.
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2004, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,380
Posted By Jory
Just received mine from www.dgy.com - seven days...

Just received mine from www.dgy.com - seven days from order to delivery. They also called to ensure I would get the correct size (metric to standard shoe size conversion). Good customer service. ...
Forum: Equipment 10-11-2004, 06:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,210
Posted By Jory
Waterproof Duffel?

Folks,

I've searched the archives in advrider and didn't find much. Any recommendations for waterproof duffel bags? I plan on strapping one to the bike in conjunction with City cases. Anybody...
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2004, 06:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,221
Posted By Jory
True - but it was fun to contrast his total self...

True - but it was fun to contrast his total self absorbtion with Lindsay's to see who would reign as the supreme Attention Whore (I love that phrase).
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2004, 05:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,221
Posted By Jory
Perfect report - concise and to the point. ...

Perfect report - concise and to the point.

Great pics and maps. You used less bandwith and said more than flug did in his thinly disguised attempt at an Ouray ride report - we all know it was a...
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2004, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,489
Posted By Jory
Boots came in today - exactly seven days from the...

Boots came in today - exactly seven days from the date I ordered them. DGY even called the day after I ordered them to validate size 44 versus 45 for a size 10. These boots are the new ones with...
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2004, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 678
Posted By Jory
Rain Gear

Folks -

I finally bought some riding pants (First Gear Sport Pants). They fit great, and offer tons of protection without the bulbous Michelin man look of over pants. Now, I know over pants are...
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2004, 09:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,489
Posted By Jory
No problem at all - I appreciate the heads up and...

No problem at all - I appreciate the heads up and the link. Just hoped to have them this weekend. I'm a product of my generation, I must have it now.

I do appreciate the info you provided though.
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2004, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,489
Posted By Jory
No my friend - the shortage is still on. I...

No my friend - the shortage is still on.

I ordered mine up last night, only to be called today saying they would "be in by the end of the week". :deal

Sounds familiar - we'll see. Good...
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2004, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,576
Posted By Jory
I can't attest to the chip performance - but I...

I can't attest to the chip performance - but I can add another ringing endorsement for the RhineWest staff.

Several months ago I decided to have my tank painted and the painter decided to take his...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2004, 09:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,866
Posted By Jory
Bluhduh I'll keep my eyes peeled - I drive by 1604 and...

I'll keep my eyes peeled - I drive by 1604 and Babcock on my way home every day (USAA).
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2004, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,617
Posted By Jory
Everyone - Thanks for all the responses. I...

Everyone -

Thanks for all the responses. I think I'll go with the coolmax underneath - not 'commando'. Thanks also for the tips on sizing.

Jory
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2004, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,093
Posted By Jory
Painting a tank costs how @#$&! much?

I'm curious as to the cost on repainting a tank and fenders? Anyone have this done?

The tank is in pristine condition, not a scratch on it (BMW blue/white)

Called and got a quote of $650 to...
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2004, 04:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,203
Posted By Jory
He Lob, I'm planning a little trip out to El...

He Lob,

I'm planning a little trip out to El Paso myself this summer. Are you planning on taking 90? I've heard that's a little more scenic than the slab (I-10).
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2004, 07:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,617
Posted By Jory
Darien Pants - Commando?

Question - Are Darien pants solely "overpants"?

I live in Texas and am decidely against wearing blue jeans and then a pair of Dariens over the top of those this summer. Despite the title of this...
Forum: Regional forums 05-31-2004, 05:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 491
Posted By Jory
Custom Paint Work - San Antonio?

I've spent all afternoon removing the tank and fenders on my GS to be painted. The guy who was to paint it flaked out and now I'm looking to get this done within the next ten days.

I've exchanged...
Forum: Regional forums 05-06-2004, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,387
Posted By Jory
I'm in. Coming up from San Antonio.

I'm in. Coming up from San Antonio.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2004, 07:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,022
Posted By Jory
I got extremely lucky. I found a bike on...

I got extremely lucky. I found a bike on Cycletrader in Houston (200 miles away). Got a great deal on it and actually found out who the previous owner was. Lo and behold, it was our very own...
Forum: Regional forums 12-27-2003, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 620
Posted By Jory
That's hard to say, I don't know much about...

That's hard to say, I don't know much about Harley's and like you, I would assume a sportster would be about as close as you could get to fun. You may have better luck trying to rent something in...
Forum: Regional forums 12-26-2003, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 620
Posted By Jory
I'm afraid not. The last folks to rent BMW's in...

I'm afraid not. The last folks to rent BMW's in San Antonio went out of business about a year ago. Two years ago I rented an R1100R from them, while my buddies rented Harley's. It's a big reason...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2003, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,150
Posted By Jory
Thanks for tips Hardcore. I remember J.C....

Thanks for tips Hardcore. I remember J.C. Whitney from my teens when I didn't have a lot of $$. I'll stay away from that stuff now.
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