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Forum: Canada 09-01-2007, 04:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By bobcopro
OK - you're right

17 was stunning in places. Glad I had a bike cam running. The weather broke right before we arrived in CA as was great the whole time. Friendly group up there - I think every bike waived at us,...
Forum: Canada 08-01-2007, 06:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By bobcopro
I'll check out the tent space thread - new to me....

I'll check out the tent space thread - new to me. I've been riding for over 30 years, but my son has only a couple of years under his belt, so I'll be watching him. I hope the heat breaks soon,...
Forum: Canada 07-31-2007, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By bobcopro
Thanks for the info - it all helps. I figured not...

Thanks for the info - it all helps. I figured not to bring my standard american issued 9mm, but I assume a good size hunting knife is OK? I will PM you tomorrow for a phone number as it always helps...
Forum: Canada 07-31-2007, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By bobcopro
Passing through - advice?

I'm coming through Canada with my boys from the east coast to the Midwest. On the way out we're coming over in Montreal heading NW on 117 then continuing on HWY 17 to Minnesota. The trip back will...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2007, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By bobcopro
Glad I re-examined this in the daylight. I...

Glad I re-examined this in the daylight. I didn't quite have the clip all the way seated on the open end. Got that - cleaned it and covered it with silicone. Also readjusted it to the right...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2007, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By bobcopro
Thanks for the info. The clip direction makes...

Thanks for the info. The clip direction makes sense. I paid no attention to the direction when I put it on, but I just checked and can't believe with a 50/50 I got it right! I'll add the silicone...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2007, 05:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By bobcopro
Replacement chain 650 DAKAR (help)

I have a dumb question and require some guidance. I have searched and read previous posts, but want to make sure.

My son and I are taking a cross Canada trip (halfway) and I wanted to up the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2007, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 427
Posted By bobcopro
Where can I get a 2005 Dakar seat?

Anybody know of any aftermarket seats for the BMW 2005 650 GS/Dakar that might be "on the shelf" available?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-23-2006, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By bobcopro
Can't say emough for www.dubbelju.com...

Can't say emough for www.dubbelju.com (http://www.dubbelju.com) - they were easy had had some nice BMW's.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-23-2006, 09:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 928
Posted By bobcopro
Well, I'm still game for something on Friday. ...

Well, I'm still game for something on Friday. Perhaps afternoon? The ride yesterday was fantastic - thanks Dave. My son took a little getting used to not having guards rails - thought he was going...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-21-2006, 08:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,546
Posted By bobcopro
OK guys - thanks for all your help on this. I'm...

OK guys - thanks for all your help on this. I'm here in SF and my gear arrives today UPS. I pickup the bike tomorrow and will be taking the shorter loop to the north. Anybody who's around and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-21-2006, 08:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,843
Posted By bobcopro
I actually got out of a ticket once by handing...

I actually got out of a ticket once by handing the guy a "get out of jail free" card from a Monopoly set. It was diffucult to do it and keep a straight face and pretend I really thought it would...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-19-2006, 07:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,635
Posted By bobcopro
Excuse me? I'm from Massachusetts, we're call...

Excuse me? I'm from Massachusetts, we're call Massholes - not asshats. I live in a large tourist area (Martha's Vineyard) and it's a lot of work sometimes to remind people that we all travel...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-19-2006, 12:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,635
Posted By bobcopro
Just makes the juvenile in me want to blow...

Just makes the juvenile in me want to blow through town! You forgot to mention what city is yours so I can make sure not to drive there! I don't drive fast in town or in traffic. I do like to nail...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-16-2006, 11:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,635
Posted By bobcopro
That's great info. 90 in a 65 sounds right about...

That's great info. 90 in a 65 sounds right about in my range. I will probably be well behaved in traffic - it's usally the lack of traffic that gets me in trouble! Around the Boston area 90 is...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-16-2006, 11:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,635
Posted By bobcopro
So I take it since you were only 10 over that you...

So I take it since you were only 10 over that you go to traffic school so you can learn to drive faster so they make more money?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-16-2006, 10:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,635
Posted By bobcopro
Speeding fines in CA

So, I'm planning a trip out to SF next week. I've rented an 06 R1200RT and several people on the board have given me great riding suggestions. I'm showing the wife the pictures of the ride and she...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-16-2006, 09:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,546
Posted By bobcopro
Currently I'm 90% sure I'll be doing the long...

Currently I'm 90% sure I'll be doing the long route on Wednesday, but the short one may occur on Friday as well. Hopefully I'll have internet access on Thursday and I'll do a post to see if anyone...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-16-2006, 06:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,546
Posted By bobcopro
and how about these for a longer route? Remember...

and how about these for a longer route? Remember I'm on a RT.
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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-16-2006, 06:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,546
Posted By bobcopro
Do these directions look about correct for the...

Do these directions look about correct for the suggestion?

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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-16-2006, 04:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,843
Posted By bobcopro
Thanks guys for all the great info. Although...

Thanks guys for all the great info. Although lane splitting is not "legal" here in Massachusetts, it is often ignored if done with some caution. The one big difference is our complete lack of space...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-15-2006, 02:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,546
Posted By bobcopro
OK guys - I'm getting close and oh so excited. I...

OK guys - I'm getting close and oh so excited. I like the route shown here. Two questions. This time of year should I go up the coast in the morning or down it in the afternoon? If I do this on...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-15-2006, 07:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,843
Posted By bobcopro
So you guys are saying that the videos of the...

So you guys are saying that the videos of the guys flying through traffic on one wheel isn't how you actually do it in California? So really, splitting is legal on any road, not just highways?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-15-2006, 05:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,843
Posted By bobcopro
Lane splitting in CA

I'm going to be riding in the San Fran area for a few days. Any tips regarding lane splitting? I'm not used to doing it where it's actually legal!

Thanks,

Bob
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-07-2006, 05:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,546
Posted By bobcopro
I knew I could get the help I needed for this...

I knew I could get the help I needed for this trip here. Now if I could find a good therapist for this two wheel addiction I seem to have!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-02-2006, 04:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,546
Posted By bobcopro
I just got special authorization for the 24th! ...

I just got special authorization for the 24th! Seems the little lady wants to visit Alcatraz and I will not voluntarily go to a prison, even if it is closed. My plan is coming together perfectly -...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-02-2006, 09:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,546
Posted By bobcopro
Sent you a PM. I'll have the bike from 11/22 to...

Sent you a PM. I'll have the bike from 11/22 to 11/25. I have "permission" for the whole day on the 22nd and perhaps short jaunts on the 24th and 25th. I don't currently have the OK for the 23rd -...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-02-2006, 03:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,546
Posted By bobcopro
As always I knew I could count on you guys....

As always I knew I could count on you guys. Thanks for the help and keep any suggestions / routes coming. I hope to get a couple of routes together, study them and pull them off. It will be harder...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-01-2006, 06:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,546
Posted By bobcopro
C'mon sf_motogrrl - you live in San Francisco -...

C'mon sf_motogrrl - you live in San Francisco - where do you ride when you've got a couple hours? Don't be holding out on me now!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-01-2006, 05:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,546
Posted By bobcopro
Need riding guidance in San Francisco

Thanks to all who helped me find a BMW rental in SF. Ended up going with dubbelju.com and if their bikes are half as good as the customer service is I'll be all set. So, I have a R1200RT for three...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-31-2006, 05:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By bobcopro
Good suggestion - duh! I'll pull out a back...

Good suggestion - duh! I'll pull out a back issue. I was hoping to find someone with experience. Thanks for moving it.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-31-2006, 05:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By bobcopro
Well if I can rent a BMW while I'm on vacation I...

Well if I can rent a BMW while I'm on vacation I will have some ride reports and pictures! Seriously, I couldn't figure out which forum to put it in. If you have a suggestion as to where I should...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-31-2006, 05:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By bobcopro
BMW rental in San Francisco

We're traveling to San Francisco over thanksgiving and I have been given the OK to rent a BMW MC for a couple of days. Anybody got any recommendations?
Thanks,
Bob Fynbo
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2006, 04:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 790
Posted By bobcopro
These are on my sons bike. I originally was...

These are on my sons bike. I originally was going to put on the BMW system cases, but he's way to hard on stuff. These will stand up to his wear.
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2006, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 790
Posted By bobcopro
New Caribou Luggage system

I just wanted to comment on the new Caribou luggage system I got from www.adventure-motorcycle.com (http://www.adventure-motorcycle.com) and installed today on my 650 Dakar. These guys make one nice,...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2006, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By bobcopro
You know, I didn't know that. If anyone from...

You know, I didn't know that. If anyone from this board wants to give me a fair offer on anything I'll pull it from the auction and ship it right out.

Bob
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2006, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By bobcopro
R1200GS parts on ebay

Just wanted to let people know I just posted about 17 items on ebay for the R1200GS. Just do a search for "R1200GS" and they will all come up. Stuff is cheap with no reserve.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2006, 12:50 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,945
Posted By bobcopro
Get yourself a big fat chick to ride on the back....

Get yourself a big fat chick to ride on the back. Something in the 350-400lb range. Between the weight and your driving really fast so your friends don't see you, you'll probably get it to fail.
Forum: Face plant 09-27-2006, 05:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,238
Posted By bobcopro
You know, this asshole was drinking and driving...

You know, this asshole was drinking and driving (on the show) while they were originally filming him for the biker build off. As much as they custom chopper numb-nuts drive us crazy, they had helped...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2006, 05:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,085
Posted By bobcopro
Target Durabuilt Air Compressor - $14.99 ...

Target Durabuilt Air Compressor - $14.99
Pelican Case 1040 - $11.99
BMW Accessory plug - $7.99
BMW Tire Plug Kit - $25
Wiring - reused from compressor
Hose clamp - $0.99 (Update: Thanks...
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