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Offline Hovmaven

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Northern Va Ride III
« on: November 12, 2013, 05:14:11 AM »
Because old habits die hard. . ..   ;D
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Re: Northern Va Ride III
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2013, 07:02:02 AM »
I had a nice little ride on Sunday.  17 hours, 1050 miles.  For a cosmic dog.

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Re: Northern Va Ride III
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2013, 02:42:10 PM »
Today was another nice day to ride:

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Re: Northern Va Ride III
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2013, 02:54:33 PM »
You need to get some studded tires for that beautiful beast.  :D  Then EVERYDAY is a riding day.   :clap:
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Re: Northern Va Ride III
« Reply #4 on: December 25, 2013, 05:35:50 PM »
25 degrees today, good times, good times. . ..

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Re: Northern Va Ride III
« Reply #5 on: December 26, 2013, 09:04:38 AM »
Temp is irrelevant when there's a lack of white stuff and the sun is out.   ;D

Looks like a great day for a ride.

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Re: Northern Va Ride III
« Reply #6 on: December 27, 2013, 09:18:50 AM »
That bike can surely hold a lot of gunpowder.  8)

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Re: Northern Va Ride III
« Reply #7 on: December 29, 2013, 06:23:29 PM »
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Re: Northern Va Ride III
« Reply #9 on: January 04, 2014, 12:01:39 PM »
18 degrees out today -- the hippo hands are like cheating, couldn't even run the heated grips on high -- too hot. . ..

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Re: Northern Va Ride III
« Reply #10 on: January 05, 2014, 05:59:13 AM »
Have you ever tried, or seen first hand, the ones they sell on Wunderlich?  I read on ADVRider that Hippo Hands stopped production.
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Re: Northern Va Ride III
« Reply #11 on: January 06, 2014, 08:15:19 AM »
No, but I believe the HH owner may be seeking a buyer for the business, so there's a chance that the HH will still be produced.  :thumbsup:

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Re: Northern Va Ride III
« Reply #12 on: December 25, 2014, 11:29:21 AM »

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Re: Northern Va Ride III
« Reply #13 on: December 25, 2014, 11:45:37 AM »
Didn't I see that on a lift in JVB's garage?

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Re: Northern Va Ride III
« Reply #15 on: December 25, 2014, 12:04:23 PM »
Thanks, and CB, yes, yes you did!    :bigsmile:

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Re: Northern Va Ride III
« Reply #16 on: December 25, 2014, 12:05:19 PM »
Very nice! Are u the new Duck?


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Re: Northern Va Ride III
« Reply #17 on: December 25, 2014, 12:31:17 PM »
Isn't there a new duck?   :headscratch:

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Re: Northern Va Ride III
« Reply #18 on: December 26, 2014, 10:09:17 AM »
Same as the old duck?
Btw What prompted the change and where is bumble bee?


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Re: Northern Va Ride III
« Reply #19 on: December 26, 2014, 02:15:18 PM »
I thought there was a little duck. . ..

On the ride, the yellow went to a gent in St. Louis. 

Plus, I'd heard white is the new yellow.   :willy:  :willy:  :willy:

53 degrees today. . .. 

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Re: Northern Va Ride III
« Reply #20 on: December 26, 2014, 02:29:02 PM »
Looks Alaska ready?


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Re: Northern Va Ride III
« Reply #21 on: December 26, 2014, 03:55:38 PM »
Yes, why yes it is. . ..  Just need to finalize a spot for the gerbing/warmnsafe controllers. . ..    :bigok:

You owe it to yourself to try one of these new 2015 rides. . ..  Completely different bike.   :eek:

I'm sure it'll be better than your BMG 1200GSAdv. . ..   

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Re: Northern Va Ride III
« Reply #22 on: December 26, 2014, 10:43:41 PM »
I am so far removed from the sport now - i didn't even know what it was exactly.

Purdy and looks spendy but quite capable.
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Re: Northern Va Ride III
« Reply #23 on: December 27, 2014, 05:18:28 AM »
Lots was done to this ride before I received it. . ..   :bigok:

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Re: Northern Va Ride III
« Reply #26 on: April 19, 2015, 10:24:22 PM »
Very nice bike - what happened to the yellow one?

People still ride?

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Re: Northern Va Ride III
« Reply #27 on: May 27, 2015, 05:07:35 PM »

Yeah, a few of us still ride....to Morton's!


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Re: Northern Va Ride III
« Reply #28 on: May 27, 2015, 05:18:44 PM »
I rode 8 miles to the BMW shop this weekend for service at ~21K.

Yes - I know  -the bike had around 19K when it got on the truck for CA.

Almost 4 years ago.

$700 for oil change and new rear tire.

And a $2300 estimate for the ABS system that seems to be FUBAR.

Yea motorcycles!!!

Yea BMW's!!!!!!!!!!

With registration, insurance, maintenance and gas I'm spending at least $5/mile
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Re: Northern Va Ride III
« Reply #29 on: May 28, 2015, 03:57:09 PM »
$5/mile?  That is about BMW average....

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Re: Northern Va Ride III
« Reply #30 on: May 29, 2015, 05:58:12 AM »
Your solution is obvious....ride more so you spend less per mile....win win.
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