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  1. sbeadg
    11-22-2013 02:50 PM - permalink
    sbeadg
    Hi Dick,
    As we were leaving the campground this summer, I noticed your Rox risers. I was going to ask you about them but you were saddled up and running. The recent post about a happy user got me thinking again how I've always felt that I was reaching out for the bars. I'd like to feel better about the ergonomics before I think about a seat upgrade: that a more relaxed arm position might allow me to sit back into the more comfortable part of my seat. I'd love you take on that upgrade.
    Also, I'm pricing the "anti-vibe" one that the poster was talking about. I was going to get them until I found out they were $50+ more. I haven't had an issue with vibration in my bars.. Did you get those?
    Thanks for your thoughts, Dick.
    Steve
    (sbeadg)
  2. sbeadg
    06-27-2013 06:04 PM - permalink
    sbeadg
    DUH!!
    Don't mind me Dick. I just saw the dates. For some reason, I had it in my pea brain that it was THIS weekend.
    That weekend may work for me. I'll let you know when it gets closer.
    Thanks.
    Steve
  3. John V Strom, Jr.
    05-11-2012 04:43 PM - permalink
    John V Strom, Jr.
    Familiar with that area too. My dad is from Berlin, NH and still have relatives there and in Gorham. Uesd to go to the White Mtns to hike and camp some.
  4. John V Strom, Jr.
    05-11-2012 11:10 AM - permalink
    John V Strom, Jr.
    Trapperdick, where are those mountains in your avatar? I am from MA and have been in ME quite a few times. In fact, my brother used to live in Skowhegan before he passed.

    John
  5. Mainuh
    04-22-2012 03:28 PM - permalink
    Mainuh
    Hi Dick, Saw Bridgton on one of your posts so looked at your profile. Looks like you bought your Wee at Street's? I just picked up a new Wee Adv model there Friday. I only live about 5 miles from Streets in Cumberland. Been riding BMW's the last 10 years, but nearly 30 years of Jap bikes prior to that. So are you liking your Wee? I'm coming off an 04 BMW R1150 GS Adventure, so shed some weight and hoping for 15-20mpg more as well as less maintenance. Some of my bikes and trips here: mainuh's Photos : Motorcycles | SmugMug

    Ride safe and maybe see you on the road sometime!

    Don Lockhart
    Cumberland
  6. trapperdick
    12-26-2011 03:30 PM - permalink
    trapperdick
    Hi Steve,
    My father was born on the Carpenter Farm, which was, the last I knew, a working farm and guest house,,,his name was Earl Carpenter, born in 1900. They wouldn't know who I am and probably wouldn't know him. I rode by the farm once and now I know why he always wanted to back to Moretown. It's a beautiful area. Thanks for the reply......Dick Carpenter
  7. Green Mountain Shooter
    12-26-2011 09:44 AM - permalink
    Green Mountain Shooter
    Trapperdick:

    As you probably know, Moretown is the next town over from Waitsfield. I've lived here 25 years so I might know your family. Let me know when you are headed this way and we can either hook up for a ride or I can turn you on to some great riding.

    Steve

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  • About trapperdick
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    Retired from 25 yrs of law enforcement
    Location
    Northern, ME
    Interests
    moto-camping, trapping, fishing, hunting "Master Maine Guide"
    Occupation
    retired
    Model V-Strom Owned
    2012 Fox Orange Strom
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    2012 V Strom 650 Fox orange
    2013 Yamaha FJR 1300, old mans crotch rocket
    2004 Polaris Sportsman 500 ATV green
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