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Forum: Traveling tales   24-Jul-2018, 03:35 PM (857)
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Posted By VTBMWGS
One sticker given at the gate, a different...

One sticker given at the gate, a different sticker purchased at the summit - Both proudly displayed on my pannier/billboard. :grin2:
Forum: Traveling tales   24-Jul-2018, 03:25 PM (851)
Replies: 15
Views: 982
Posted By VTBMWGS
I would take the gravel section over the cattle...

I would take the gravel section over the cattle crossing in front of me as I tried to get off that final angled section into the upper parking lot. I had to stop mid-way and hold my bike at a very...
Forum: Traveling tales   23-Jul-2018, 03:15 PM (844)
Replies: 15
Views: 982
Posted By VTBMWGS
Thanks for the advice, Weatherbie - the trip was...

Thanks for the advice, Weatherbie - the trip was awesome! Cadillac Mtn was beautiful but I have to say the Moosehead Lake and Jackman area were my favorite. Checked out the B-52 site on Elephant...
Forum: Traveling tales   23-Jul-2018, 02:50 PM (826)
Replies: 17
Views: 1,131
Posted By VTBMWGS
Hello, neighbor!

Not a fan of heights here, braved the road to conquer the fear. Here's the neat part, I believe we ended up parking right next to you as you were heading out (I think) - snapped this photo just...
Forum: Traveling tales   13-Jul-2018, 09:20 PM (097)
Replies: 15
Views: 982
Posted By VTBMWGS
I'm not too proud to say I would NOT enjoy the...

I'm not too proud to say I would NOT enjoy the Mt. Washington experience. The older I get, the less I enjoy heights, some of those videos of folks driving the toll road are enough to make my stomach...
Forum: Traveling tales   12-Jul-2018, 08:11 PM (049)
Replies: 15
Views: 982
Posted By VTBMWGS
Riding a round-a-bout route through Maine next...

Riding a round-a-bout route through Maine next week - heading through Oxford to the coast, then heading North, taking the time to drop down into Acadia and then following the coast a bit more before...
Forum: Tires (Tyres)   17-Jun-2018, 08:33 PM (064)
Replies: 18
Views: 3,921
Posted By VTBMWGS
To be honest with you, Greg, your in-depth review...

To be honest with you, Greg, your in-depth review is the reason why I bought the tires. Had been vacillating between various brands and happened upon your thread and finalized my decision (the...
Forum: Tires (Tyres)   16-Jun-2018, 06:45 AM (490)
Replies: 18
Views: 3,921
Posted By VTBMWGS
Finally installed

Had them installed yesterday (buying the tire spoons and a Marc Parnes balancer to do my own from here on out...) and YUP, felt weird once I left the shop! 200 miles of 50/50 pavement and gravel and...
Forum: Tires (Tyres)   10-Jun-2018, 07:16 PM (011)
Replies: 18
Views: 3,921
Posted By VTBMWGS
Thank you for your impression of the 705s! Just...

Thank you for your impression of the 705s! Just ordered a set to replace my exhausted A3s. I'm eager to have more confidence off the pavement!
Forum: Accessories   12-May-2018, 04:38 AM (401)
Replies: 24
Views: 11,701
Posted By VTBMWGS
Thank you! I've seen the other holder on Amazon...

Thank you! I've seen the other holder on Amazon (Acacia?) but reviewers claim it won't hold a PLUS sized iPhone. I like the RAM Mount I currently use but this will be much more convenient and will...
Forum: New Member Introductions   08-May-2018, 05:48 AM (450)
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By VTBMWGS
I'm in Proctor - been getting out as much as...

I'm in Proctor - been getting out as much as possible when work and chores allow!
Yup, joined MOV - couldn't make the volunteer day at the camp and Sunday morning breakfasts conflict with my...
Forum: New Member Introductions   08-May-2018, 04:20 AM (389)
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By VTBMWGS
Hello from Vermont!

Always eyed the BMW bikes since I was young because they had "cool looking engines". Grew up with yamaha (YZ80, Radian 600, VMax 1200) but finally grew up (as well as the bank account) and made the...
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   05-May-2018, 06:37 AM (484)
Replies: 18
Views: 1,718
Posted By VTBMWGS
Learning

I've only got about 500 miles on my '15 GS - my first BMW. After my other bikes (Yamaha Radian and VMax) the noises got my attention, but thanks to this forum and listening to folks that know, I've...
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