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    Between my RT's side bags and a large duffle bag,...

    Between my RT's side bags and a large duffle bag, a months stock up of groceries in the next town isn't to bad. Now if I can figure out why a trip to the post office which is two miles away in the...
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    I've got one!

    A while back a friend gave me a sliding backrest for my Slash5. I never have used it, don't want anything behind me in case of a get off, but if you are interested give me a PM.
    Dave
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    I picked up a Honda 250 Nighthawk (AKA CB250) for...

    I picked up a Honda 250 Nighthawk (AKA CB250) for my wife to learn on a few years back, and even though it was a bit small for my 6'2" frame, it was a blast to ride around town. Too bad it was...
  4. And remember: ride on the RIGHT hand side of the...

    And remember: ride on the RIGHT hand side of the road!!!
    My brother-in law lives in Sydney, too. When visiting us he tends to get a bit jumpy about making intersection turns if he can't spot...
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    Who has the longest commute?

    I know that I don't; mine is only 12 paces from my back door to my studio.
    During most of the year my R1150RT is my vehicle of choice for travel and errands, but back during the 80's and 90's I did...
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    It use to be that when we talked headsets and...

    It use to be that when we talked headsets and motorcycles, it meant the part that held the forks to the frame...:gerg
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    We are in a great place for riding

    Welcome to the forum from another Spartanburg based rider. There are a bunch of us around this town and I saw a couple while out on todays ride. This site is a great place to look for answers to all...
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    Usually this is a slow month for riding, but for...

    Usually this is a slow month for riding, but for the first time in my 29 years of riding I put 1000 miles on the bike during a January! Lets hear it for global warming!!!:clap
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    I had the same "Knife Between The Shoulder...

    I had the same "Knife Between The Shoulder Blades" syndrome after I bought my R1150R. The bike came with barbacks installed, and those combined with my long arms pushed me too far back thus causing...
  10. You might want to check out the HEIDENAU brand of...

    You might want to check out the HEIDENAU brand of tires if you are looking for a classic pattern. I put a pair on my /5 last year and they are looking and holding up pretty well. I've got the K66...
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    OK, so now it is the "Motorcycle Owners of...

    OK, so now it is the "Motorcycle Owners of America".

    This could be a good thing. Maybe we could start seeing head to head comparisons of the new bikes in the Owners News. The new BMW RT vs. the ...
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    Short wheelbase /5s can be a problem with bar...

    Short wheelbase /5s can be a problem with bar mounted windscreens. I've heard that the long wheel base models solved the problem.

    After I got my '72 R75/5 I installed a windshield. Within the next...
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    This trainee might be learning to swerve to...

    This trainee might be learning to swerve to survive, but he might want to consider DRESSING to survive. I guess AGATT is not big in his segment of the motorcycling world.
    Short sleeve shirt as...
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    Thanks for the line on BMW Group Classic, I'll be...

    Thanks for the line on BMW Group Classic, I'll be giving Andreas an e-mail.
    And Toooldtocare, it is true that some beer just does not travel well and unfortunately it's usually the good stuff! ...
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    When is her Birthday?

    I was looking at my 1972 R75/5 and remembered that the headplate listed her production date as 12-71. Next month the bike will be 40 years old!

    My question is: Does anyone know how to determine...
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    Check the weather radar in the morning, then...

    Check the weather radar in the morning, then decide. The front seems to be passing through faster than they first predicted.
    Have a safe trip, whether on 2 or 4 wheels.
  17. Thanks Saddleman, I had heard about BMWNA and...

    Thanks Saddleman,
    I had heard about BMWNA and also Ducati will not be holding demos this year; I was curious about other brands. Saturday would be a nice day for it testing out the rest of the...
  18. I've gone to the previous ones and I be at this...

    I've gone to the previous ones and I be at this one too; it is just a half hour ride from my home in Spartanburg. Does anyone know if there will be any demo rides this year?
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    Poll: If the server has plenty of extra bandwidth, why...

    If the server has plenty of extra bandwidth, why not? No one HAS to click on that forum and it just might supply a few laughs.
    Currently the stable is: R75/5, R1150R, Honda CB250 Nighthawk...
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    Sometimes the deal finds you

    Last Spring I headed out for a day ride to the NC mountains, and as I approached the Interstate I realized that I had not put in my earplugs (I don't use them in city riding). I pulled of on a side...
  21. I just did 2638 miles in 6 days of comfortable...

    I just did 2638 miles in 6 days of comfortable riding on my R1150R. Even my butt knows that BMWs are BEAUTIFUL!:brad
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    Hi scjack, The dealer I got them from is...

    Hi scjack,

    The dealer I got them from is located in Asheville if you would like to purchase locally. This shop is Motorrad Unlimited (828 505 0927) and his site is www.motorradavl.com.

    I like...
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    Privilege, not a Right

    I see that many postings make note of the "rights" of motorcyclists-WRONG!!

    Motorcycling is a not a right, it is a privilege granted by the state, and can be revoked by the state.

    We need to...
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    Use your Headlight

    Don't forget that they were MADE to be used with a headlight on. How else do Germans ride at night?:german
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    Actually I'm looking forward to trying them out. ...

    Actually I'm looking forward to trying them out. I'm pulling this bike out of a 5 year storage and getting it back on the road. Now why was it I stored the bike with the rear tire in the wear bar...
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