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Forum: Road Trips
Yesterday, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By skootchnc

check with the various weather stes before you...

check with the various weather stes before you leave, Most of the time it's pretty nice, running 5-10 degrees cooler on top, compared to the towns below.
Be aware of frontal systems, and or storm...
07-14-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,566
Posted By skootchnc

we stayed at Skyline Village inn.... just up the...

we stayed at Skyline Village inn.... just up the road a couple of miles. they had a simple meal program for breakfast, and dinner.... (eggs, bacon, and toast, breakfast, and whatever they were...
07-12-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,550
Posted By skootchnc

I bought a set of BFG Comp 2A/S for $600 last...

I bought a set of BFG Comp 2A/S for $600 last year, and 2 Dunlop American Elites for my '05 FLTRi, for $ 425
once again, I seem to be doing things wrong
07-05-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 23,234
Posted By skootchnc

Group rides to the mountains are "by invitation...

Group rides to the mountains are "by invitation only"
this is NOT the time to be teaching new riders, or dealing with "friends of friends"

Last time I allowed a "tag-along" with us.... Saturday...
06-28-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,114
Posted By skootchnc

Cash on hand, or trade it in at the dealership ...

Cash on hand, or trade it in at the dealership
Too many people have been screwed over.... and use your best judgement....
if there is a large amount of cash involved, hand over the paperwork, and...
06-26-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,123
Posted By skootchnc

Sunpie worked the trick on my '05 FLTRi

Sunpie worked the trick on my '05 FLTRi
06-18-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,863
Posted By skootchnc

First bike was a 1966 Triumph Bonneville 650 ...

First bike was a 1966 Triumph Bonneville 650
Second bike was a 1969 BSA Lightning... because I am fond of hitting myself in the head with a hammer...
06-12-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,018
Posted By skootchnc

There are several places to eat, get fuel, or...

There are several places to eat, get fuel, or lodging, "just off the BRP"
Waynesboro VA, at the beginning of the BRP has EVERYTHING
Peaks of Otter Lodge MP 80 has food and lodging
Nice 20 mile...
Forum: Road Trips
06-11-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,449
Posted By skootchnc

you can try the democratic route, with everyone...

you can try the democratic route, with everyone having a say... (usually fails miserably, with most of the talkers not showing up)
or you can just go ahead and make the plas yourself, and then send...
Forum: Road Trips
06-11-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,597
Posted By skootchnc

if so inclined you can tour the many lighthouses...

if so inclined you can tour the many lighthouses along the outer banks...but be mindful of the ferry schedule when planning
also... while ferry crossing are 99.9% calm.... I stick close to my bike,...
06-10-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,885
Posted By skootchnc

I'm right there, with you....as are many of the...

I'm right there, with you....as are many of the grey bearded riders I know...
Nice thing about bike, you want 'em loud, you cam make 'em loud... you don't want to, you don't have to
06-06-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 495
Posted By skootchnc

welcome, from raleigh

welcome, from raleigh
06-05-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,549
Posted By skootchnc

I purchased my '05 FLTRi, used in Dec '07 with...

I purchased my '05 FLTRi, used in Dec '07 with 10,256 miles on the clock.... by mid february, I switched to Metzler's, as they had given me good service on my previous bikes...
on this heavy-azzed...
05-27-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,775
Posted By skootchnc

you might actually get more, by selling the 1967...

you might actually get more, by selling the 1967 XLCH engine, alone.... some collector/restorer might be in need of the engine
Same with any OEM parts of the same vintage
As much heart as you have...
05-21-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 13,782
Posted By skootchnc

it depends on where I'm going.... I'd just as...

it depends on where I'm going.... I'd just as soon NOT roll out in the rain, but heading for what I felt was an important event, I put on the rain gear, and rode for 2 hours to get clear of the...
Forum: Road Trips
05-19-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,163
Posted By skootchnc

UPDATE: We rode up to the BRP yesterday.... ...

UPDATE:
We rode up to the BRP yesterday....
one week ago, when we decided to go, the forecast was for mid-80s
by the time yesterday rolled around, forecast was for mid-90s

Ride up was pleasant,...
Forum: Road Trips
05-17-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,163
Posted By skootchnc

GENERAL "rule of thumb" the BRP is about 5...

GENERAL "rule of thumb" the BRP is about 5 degrees cooler, than the area below.
This weekend highs are forecast for upper-80s, to low 90s, and the weather looks to be clear and sunny...

Normally...
05-14-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 47,417
Posted By skootchnc

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05-12-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,621
Posted By skootchnc

'05 FLTRi 160,xxx miles so far???? never... ...

'05 FLTRi 160,xxx miles
so far???? never...
is this yet ANOTHER of my misdeeds???/
05-12-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 294
Posted By skootchnc

welcome, from raleigh

welcome, from raleigh
Forum: Southeast
05-09-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1,416
Views: 148,957
Posted By skootchnc

I wouldn't exactly call it a "rally" a party,...

I wouldn't exactly call it a "rally"
a party, maybe, a bike show?
google texas pit BBQ on Depot st, worth dropping by
05-09-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 285
Posted By skootchnc

welcome, from raleigh

welcome, from raleigh
04-30-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 483
Posted By skootchnc

welcome, from raleigh

welcome, from raleigh
04-26-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,808
Posted By skootchnc

35,000 miles on a 6 year old bike, is just 6,000...

35,000 miles on a 6 year old bike, is just 6,000 a year.... even by Ohio standards, that isn't much
PRICE???? seems a bit high, but what is the bike worth to YOU.......... if it's sweet, and you...
04-19-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 861
Posted By skootchnc

here's the deal..... a belt CAN break at any...

here's the deal.....
a belt CAN break at any time.... 20 years old, or a month old............if it ain't broke, leave it alone
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