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by MiWinger51
Tue Aug 20, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Third Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 11-15, 2019
Replies: 178
Views: 7555

Re: Third Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 11-15, 2019

REMINDER: Shirt orders must be submitted by August 24th. Only paid orders will be filled. If you do not have a PayPal account, please PM either myself or MiWinger51. You don't want to miss out on the 1st ride shirt offered. It is a beautiful shirt and one you will be wearing for years to come. MiWi...
by MiWinger51
Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Third Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 11-15, 2019
Replies: 178
Views: 7555

Re: Third Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 11-15, 2019

This is the latest list of those attending the Gathering. I have done my best to make sure all who have indicated that they will attend are on this list. As of today this is the Master List of Attendees. Detdrbuzzard and TheCruiser have been removed. They have contacted me and will not attend due t...
by MiWinger51
Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Third Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 11-15, 2019
Replies: 178
Views: 7555

Re: Third Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 11-15, 2019

This is the latest list of those attending the Gathering. I have done my best to make sure all who have indicated that they will attend are on this list. As of today this is the Master List of Attendees. Detdrbuzzard and TheCruiser have been removed. They have contacted me and will not attend due to...
by MiWinger51
Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Third Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 11-15, 2019
Replies: 178
Views: 7555

Re: Third Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 11-15, 2019

Route update. The GPX routes are done. There are 5 routes that have been made ranging from 145-250 miles. At this time only 2 of the routes have stops for lunch. Brian and I will be looking for lunch stops on the other routes so that they will have a way point at the place we pick out. We will relea...
by MiWinger51
Tue Aug 20, 2019 5:56 am
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Third Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 11-15, 2019
Replies: 178
Views: 7555

Re: Third Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 11-15, 2019

REMINDER: Shirt orders must be submitted by August 24th. Only paid orders will be filled. If you do not have a PayPal account, please PM either myself or MiWinger51. You don't want to miss out on the 1st ride shirt offered. It is a beautiful shirt and one you will be wearing for years to come. MiWi...
by MiWinger51
Mon Aug 19, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Third Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 11-15, 2019
Replies: 178
Views: 7555

Re: Third Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 11-15, 2019

REMINDER: Shirt orders must be submitted by August 24th. Only paid orders will be filled. If you do not have a PayPal account, please PM either myself or MiWinger51. You don't want to miss out on the 1st ride shirt offered. It is a beautiful shirt and one you will be wearing for years to come. MiWi...
by MiWinger51
Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Third Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 11-15, 2019
Replies: 178
Views: 7555

Re: Third Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 11-15, 2019

Message for those sending money via PayPal. Please include your screen name in a message to seller. Got a payment yesterday and have no idea who to mark as paid. Tim from Kansas, PM me. Also send money as friends and family to avoid fees. Thanks guys.
by MiWinger51
Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Third Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 11-15, 2019
Replies: 178
Views: 7555

Re: Third Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 11-15, 2019

Route news for the Gathering. Brian and I have been working on several routes that will be released about a week before the Gathering. I have created 3 routes, a 250 mile loop that takes in the Cherohala Skyway, the Tail of the Dragon and the BRP return to Maggie Valley. This route is for those who ...
by MiWinger51
Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Third Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 11-15, 2019
Replies: 178
Views: 7555

Re: Third Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 11-15, 2019

Check your email. I just sent you a .gpx file for you yo experiment with. I was able to convert it from gpx to kml and import it into the laptop version of Google Maps. Sadly, not the iPhone app. Still no joy importing anything directly into the iPhone version of Google Maps. Mark, see if there is ...
by MiWinger51
Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: rider down
Replies: 20
Views: 596

Re: rider down

That is a real shame William. 4 weeks will go by before the Gathering, any chance to Dr. will ok riding as soon as the boot comes off? Hang in there my friend.
by MiWinger51
Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:13 am
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Third Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 11-15, 2019
Replies: 178
Views: 7555

Re: Third Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 11-15, 2019

A big shout out to Brian aka BlueThunder for his help in setting up the order list. I hope everyone likes the looks of the shirts that I had designed. A quick note to those who are paying by PayPal. Be sure to include a note to seller with your name as it occurs on the order list. Also make sure tha...
by MiWinger51
Fri Aug 02, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Third Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 11-15, 2019
Replies: 178
Views: 7555

Re: Third Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 11-15, 2019

To those wondering about the planned rides, I will get with Brian (Bluethunder) and see what he has completed. I have a 190 mile ride that heads east on the BRP to Cherokee then a loop that takes us to the Tail of the Dragon and on to Gatlinburg before continuing to the BRP and back to the MV resort...
by MiWinger51
Sat Jul 27, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Third Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 11-15, 2019
Replies: 178
Views: 7555

Re: Third Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 11-15, 2019

Here is the latest on T-shirts. I have talked to a supplier near me who makes screen printed shirts. The shirts will be a 50% cotton 50% polyester blend with moisture wicking properties. I have decided that since the Gathering will be in North Carolina that the shirts will be Carolina Blue. They wil...
by MiWinger51
Tue Jul 16, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Third Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 11-15, 2019
Replies: 178
Views: 7555

Re: Third Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 11-15, 2019

Brian and I have talked about having T-shirts made for those who are interested. We would need a certain number to make them come in at a reasonable price. If you are interested let it be known.
Looking forward to seeing old friends and meeting new ones. Less than 2 months to go!!!
by MiWinger51
Tue Feb 26, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Third Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 11-15, 2019
Replies: 178
Views: 7555

Re: Third Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 11-15, 2019

Do you have trip plane ready for download GPX files my garmin my2595 will except GPX file and convert it to GPS thanks Bernie Bernie, as we get closer to the date of the trip Brian and I will release the gpx files we are creating. We hope to have multiple route of varying lengths. Some guys want to...
by MiWinger51
Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Third Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 11-15, 2019
Replies: 178
Views: 7555

Re: Third Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 11-15, 2019

Bluethunder (Brian) and I have been working on routes for the 3rd Gathering. I have completed a route that leaves the Motel, goes to Fontana Dam, then on to the Tail of the Dragon. The route then continues to Gatlinburg and back to the the motel along Rte 441 and the Blue Ridge Parkway. The total lo...
by MiWinger51
Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Miles on the Bike
Replies: 13
Views: 574

Re: Miles on the Bike

About a year and a half ago I did a 600 mile ride in a day. Last year I managed at least four 450 mile days while on tours. This year I hope to do even more. BTW, Ill be sixty eight in less than 2 weeks. I gave up riding while raising a family and took it up again when I was 62. It's not how old you...
by MiWinger51
Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: 2005 high beam upgrade
Replies: 9
Views: 584

Re: 2005 high beam upgrade

I was considering doing a change to LED on my high beams until I saw a you tube video. I'll do it when one of my present bulbs bites the bullet.
by MiWinger51
Fri Jan 04, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Third Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 11-15, 2019
Replies: 178
Views: 7555

Re: Third Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 11-15, 2019

Now that the venue has been set I will get to work on routes using Honda Trip Planner. Starting location will be the motel with rides to the Tail of the Dragon, Little Switzerland, and Wheels Thru Time Museum. If anyone has particular roads that should be incorporated into routes now is the time to ...
by MiWinger51
Tue Dec 25, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Merry Christmas One and All
Replies: 6
Views: 263

Re: Merry Christmas One and All

detdrbuzzard wrote:
Mon Dec 24, 2018 9:15 pm
merry Christmas and happy new year everyone
Merry Christmas William. I look forward to hooking up with you in the spring. BTW, great Christmas card in your post.
by MiWinger51
Tue Dec 25, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Merry Christmas One and All
Replies: 6
Views: 263

Re: Merry Christmas One and All

Merry Christmas fellow forum members. May the Peace and Joy of the season be with you all year long.
by MiWinger51
Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:09 am
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: 2nd Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 13-16, 2018
Replies: 153
Views: 13917

Re: 2nd Annual GoldwingDocs Gathering - Sep 13-16, 2018

Perhaps I missed the information; is there going to be a 2019 gathering?? If so when and where? Al The Gathering is in the planning stage. Preliminary planes a riding the roads of western North Carolina. Plans are in the works for LittleSwitzerland, Maggie Valley, and Deals Gap. Nothing is yet set ...
by MiWinger51
Wed Dec 05, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: tires losing air???
Replies: 20
Views: 1247

Re: tires losing air???

I use a stainless steel T-type valve stem I use a FOBO pressure sensor on the top part of the T and can fill thru the 90 degree section. they work great. I got mine from cyclemax. here is a link. https://cyclemax.com/inc/sdetail/chrome ... 102/261164
by MiWinger51
Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: It is never to early to plan: 2019 GoldwingDocs Gathering
Replies: 32
Views: 2057

Re: It is never to early to plan: 2019 GoldwingDocs Gathering

Em, thanks for the great suggestions. The Inn and conference center look like a nice place. I like the idea of staying in the Maggie Valley area. It is centrally located in some great riding areas. I am going to start working on some routes that we can choose from. Looking forward to seeing you next...
by MiWinger51
Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Bluetooth Communication Question
Replies: 5
Views: 331

Re: Bluetooth Communication Question

I use a scala rider bluetooth to communicate with my wife while we are riding. It also connects to my phone which allows me to call and answer calls while riding. I also play music that is stored on my phone. I have no problem conversing with her .