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Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,268
Posted By aceluck
Off to the basement!

Off to the basement!
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,268
Posted By aceluck
We're all ears!:ear :lurk

We're all ears!:ear
:lurk
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 12,472
Posted By aceluck
How about a Triumph sprint ST? Available with...

How about a Triumph sprint ST? Available with factory hard bags and ABS, for about 5K CAN less that the FJR and Connie, 8K Less (at least) than the BMW options.
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-05-2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7,094
Views: 3,250,375
Posted By aceluck
Just got my copy on Tuesday. I'm only up to the...

Just got my copy on Tuesday. I'm only up to the Gobi Desert, but loving it so far!
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,898
Posted By aceluck
Great trip! My wife and I spent 7 days in the...

Great trip! My wife and I spent 7 days in the Alps earlier this summer, what a life-changing trip. Must go back, NOW!
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2009, 12:20 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,738
Posted By aceluck
Agreed that it looks very cool, but what about...

Agreed that it looks very cool, but what about clutch-wheelies?
Forum: EMEA 08-10-2009, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 976
Posted By aceluck
I've just come back from a week's riding in...

I've just come back from a week's riding in Austria on rented BMWs, including from Vienna to Salzburg. I'll get my map out when I get home and post my route.

FYI, if you can squeeze another day...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-21-2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7,834
Views: 7,189,779
Posted By aceluck
My wife and I:

My wife and I:
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 24,684
Posted By aceluck
Fantastic report! My new wife and I are heading...

Fantastic report!
My new wife and I are heading over on 22 July for 7 days of motorcycling the Alps for our honeymoon, and your pictures just make me more CANT WAIT!! to go. She'll be on a lowered...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7,094
Views: 3,250,375
Posted By aceluck
I've just pre-ordered two from Chapters.ca...

I've just pre-ordered two from Chapters.ca (Canadian version of Amazon).
Looking forward to it!
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2009, 06:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,203
Posted By aceluck
I've got the same setup on my Gixxer. ...

I've got the same setup on my Gixxer.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=365435&highlight=Aceluck (scroll down a little for pics)

I also put on adjustable rearsets and bars, so that...
Forum: Europe 06-25-2009, 07:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,048
Posted By aceluck
That sounds really great. Unfortunately, our...

That sounds really great. Unfortunately, our hotel in Innsbruck is already booked. I'll see what we can do about changing the plan.

I am however planning to stay off the autobahn as much as...
Forum: Europe 06-24-2009, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,048
Posted By aceluck
Bikes booked!

Wooo!
I succeeded in reserving our bikes from the Vienna BMW dealer.

A lowered F650GS for my wife, and a low-seat R1200GS for me.

O man, this is gonna be a sweet honeymoon!

Next...
Forum: Europe 06-22-2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,048
Posted By aceluck
Thanks for the replies everyone. My father's been...

Thanks for the replies everyone. My father's been to the Vienna BMW dealership in person a few years ago, and is certain they rent. So far I've not received a reply to my message to them, so I'll try...
Forum: Europe 06-19-2009, 06:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,048
Posted By aceluck
Thanks for the offer. A german-speaking colleague...

Thanks for the offer. A german-speaking colleague at my office has also offered, so I'm going to try sending my emails in german.

As for the roads, I'm sure we'll have a blast. I rented from...
Forum: Europe 06-19-2009, 06:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,048
Posted By aceluck
Looking for motorcycle rental in Vienna

Like the title says, I'm looking for a place to rent motorcycles in Vienna, Austria.

My wife and I will be in Vienna in late July and want to rent 2 bikes for a week.

Can anyone make any...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-28-2009, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,289
Posted By aceluck
the speedo indicator does move, but not as...

the speedo indicator does move, but not as expected. It spins round and round, even at pushing-bike-on-foot speed. I don't know how it behave will underway, as I've never ridden it.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-28-2009, 08:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,289
Posted By aceluck
Awesome! thanks for those links. I tried...

Awesome! thanks for those links. I tried searching, but using "Bing" as search word wasn't very helpful. I am looking forward to this project.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-28-2009, 08:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,289
Posted By aceluck
Those rollers are indeed a godsend when you're...

Those rollers are indeed a godsend when you're trying to maneuver 3 bikes around in a one-car garage. Also handy for maximising space in winter when one of the cars has to fit in the garage as well...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-28-2009, 08:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,289
Posted By aceluck
I thought of getting rid of the bar. The bags...

I thought of getting rid of the bar. The bags will stay, as they're too convenient to carry my briefcase to work.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-28-2009, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,289
Posted By aceluck
No worries there, I don't plan to ever let it...

No worries there, I don't plan to ever let it leave the family. My wife-to-be and I are expecting, and I hope be able to hand it down to my kid when he/she's old enough.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-27-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,289
Posted By aceluck
look what I found! (airhead content inside)

Well, not exactly found, I knew where it was all along - in my father's garage - I just finally got to take it out and start playing with it.
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2009, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,488
Posted By aceluck
I had a 2004 SV on which I put about 26000 miles....

I had a 2004 SV on which I put about 26000 miles.

After the first season, I replaced the rear shock with a GSXR1000 unit I picked up of ebay for 30$. IIRC 03-04 was the best years to look for....
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2009, 01:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,858
Posted By aceluck
My GF has about 12000km on a Pilot Road2 on her...

My GF has about 12000km on a Pilot Road2 on her 98 ZX-9, with what looks like about 50% life left. I know people will call bullshit, but consider that she went 20000 on her last Pilot Power, and the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2009, 07:32 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 18,843
Posted By aceluck
I don't know about 3.1, but I saw my dad get...

I don't know about 3.1, but I saw my dad get 3.8L/100KM (61 mpg) on his 1200RT last summer. Blew my mind, since my GSXR750 with only 60% the engine size and 150lbs less weight, only managed 4.8L/100...
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2009, 06:37 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 54,204
Posted By aceluck
They did, the CB599 and CB919, didn't sell.

They did, the CB599 and CB919, didn't sell.
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2009, 12:26 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 144,073
Posted By aceluck
Just found this and spent a couple hours catching...

Just found this and spent a couple hours catching up. Unbelievable pictures! Thanks and ride safe!
Forum: The Garage 01-14-2009, 06:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,063
Posted By aceluck
Thanks MP, that helps a lot!

Thanks MP, that helps a lot!
Forum: The Garage 01-11-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,063
Posted By aceluck
congrats on the new box. Organized tools are so...

congrats on the new box. Organized tools are so much better to work with.

I see you've got the same too-much-stuff-for-too-small-a-garage problem that I've got.

Here's mine:...
Forum: Americas 12-11-2008, 12:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,220
Posted By aceluck
Thanks for the replies everyone. It seems like...

Thanks for the replies everyone. It seems like we'll be doing the originally planned Mexico trip after all, and a shorter all-moto no trailer trip next summer instead.

Thanks again.
Forum: Americas 12-09-2008, 03:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,220
Posted By aceluck
I was thinking of checking the Tent Space thread...

I was thinking of checking the Tent Space thread to find a place to park my truck while on tour, you may have saved me the trouble! Thank you. This is all very much in the air, but I'll pm you...
Forum: Americas 12-09-2008, 08:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,220
Posted By aceluck
[quote=chain]What kind of riding are you...

[quote=chain]What kind of riding are you thinking?
quote]

We sport-tour, see our setups :http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=365435&highlight=Aceluck (shameless RR plug)

Can you...
Forum: Americas 12-09-2008, 06:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,220
Posted By aceluck
How far South does it snow in the States

Hi all.

My GF and I were thinking of doing a 3 week Mexico trip this winter (not on bikes), but yesterday threw the idea around of trailering our two bikes to below the snow line and riding for...
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2008, 02:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,429
Posted By aceluck
I know, I'll come over and take it for a spin....

I know, I'll come over and take it for a spin. I'll let you know how she feels. I'll even recommend improvement, if I think of any.

mmmkay?
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-01-2008, 10:11 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,637
Posted By aceluck
Apparently you haven't seen Charlie Boorman on...

Apparently you haven't seen Charlie Boorman on the Long Way Down.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-01-2008, 07:21 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,637
Posted By aceluck
So you don't scrape the bags when you're rockin...

So you don't scrape the bags when you're rockin your wheelies, duh!
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2008, 08:07 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,818
Posted By aceluck
+1! Exactly that (well, with the chain on the...

+1! Exactly that (well, with the chain on the rear srocket)! If I had this, my life would be complete.
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2008, 01:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,318
Posted By aceluck
[quote=AnthonyD] I know some great ribs...

[quote=AnthonyD]

I know some great ribs here in Rochester, though - a bit north of the Finger Lakes...
Dinosaur BBQ (http://www.dinosaurbarbque.com/rochesterIndex.php) in the old train station...
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2008, 10:03 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 31,924
Posted By aceluck
Sorry for your loss. Glad Karma did its thing...

Sorry for your loss. Glad Karma did its thing with the thief.

I hear ya on the comfort thing. I'm short, so the pegs and windscreen don't bother me. The convertibars make a huge difference. I'm a...
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2008, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1,849
Views: 376,613
Posted By aceluck
Motophoria, that is truly an awesome setup!...

Motophoria, that is truly an awesome setup! Thanks for the detail pics.
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