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Forum: Off-Topic Today, 02:49 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Capobranco
Yes - a serious bite can happen faster than you...

Yes - a serious bite can happen faster than you can blink....

I understand and appreciate your point of view. The thought of serious injury, definitely crossed my mind. Having trained German...
Forum: Off-Topic Today, 01:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 444
Posted By Capobranco
I can only imagine your anguish, especially with...

I can only imagine your anguish, especially with your boys nearby in the car.....and those "Big brown eyes...frighted" ....how poignant - how excruciatingly difficult. However, I salute you for...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-17-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 444
Posted By Capobranco
These are the kindest words expressed to me since...

These are the kindest words expressed to me since I began posting on BF 5 years ago. I am truly humbled. I would like to think of myself as a good person, but I know I frequently stumble.

I...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-16-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 444
Posted By Capobranco
Thank you for your kind words.... This...

Thank you for your kind words....

This happened last night at about 10 PM, so it is still very fresh in my mind.

Yes, very sad, death and dying is usually very sad - I have seen my share....
Forum: Off-Topic 04-16-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 444
Posted By Capobranco
Wounded dog shrieking in pain – what to do……

Setting – 20 miles west of DC – wooded rural road with 50 mph speed limit – dark – no lights – houses spaced far apart on 2 – 10 acre lots.

I drove past...
Forum: BMW News Articles and Announcements 04-14-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,461
Posted By Capobranco
Maybe once upon a time, it made sense to have an...

Maybe once upon a time, it made sense to have an association with Tom Cruise, however today, I see a plethora of negatives....
Forum: Off-Topic 04-13-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,037
Posted By Capobranco
No way do you sound like an a-hole. From a...

No way do you sound like an a-hole. From a slightly different perspective maybe consider this...

To the extent you allow the opinion of others to rule, and define who you are, you place yourself...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-09-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 277
Posted By Capobranco
X3 Earns 5 Star Safety Ratings

Nice to see - not only does the X3 offer fun and utility, but also safety.
The X3 really is a BMW decathlon champ!
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-31-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By Capobranco
A5/S5 is a good design that has withstood the...

A5/S5 is a good design that has withstood the test of time, but car design is also fashion. Fashion usually communicates a sense of immediacy and excitement. The A5/S5 is still handsome but it is no...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-28-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,622
Posted By Capobranco
Brenner Pass/Bolzano to Venice for a day; ...

Brenner Pass/Bolzano to

Venice for a day;

http://yourholidayhomes.com/images/content/thinks/386/orig-basilica-san-marcos.jpg

next - via Bologna - a great medieval university town that many...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-27-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,991
Posted By Capobranco
Ha Ha! Small world! I270/ 355 is a Bitch....I...

Ha Ha! Small world! I270/ 355 is a Bitch....I feel your pain...really!

Below is my actual commute (not my video)...usually pretty stunning...GW Parkway climbs to over 1000 feet and offers awe...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-26-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,991
Posted By Capobranco
No doubt a 435i is a very attractive car, which...

No doubt a 435i is a very attractive car, which posts solid performance numbers. However, focusing solely on numbers creates a false impression that a 435i is an equivalent M substitute. As...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-24-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,991
Posted By Capobranco
I do not think you have had the opportunity of...

I do not think you have had the opportunity of driving an M for an extended period. Yes, it is fun to drive an M quickly, but ultimate speed is not the sine qua non of the M experience. At the heart...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-23-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,991
Posted By Capobranco
Everyday I get to drive my M is a wondrous...

Everyday I get to drive my M is a wondrous vacation.....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-06-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,016
Posted By Capobranco
My understanding; no significant changes in 2016...

My understanding; no significant changes in 2016 - big changes happen in model year 2017.

http://www.bmwblog.com/2014/11/02/g01-bmw-x3-m40i-bmw-x3-m-arrive-2017/
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-03-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,233
Posted By Capobranco
Yep - after driving a fresh 2015 328i Sportline...

Yep - after driving a fresh 2015 328i Sportline Loaner for a week while my '13 328xi Sportline daily driver was being serviced, I came to the same conclusion. The steering of my loaner had a nice on...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-02-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 334
Posted By Capobranco
Congrats! Your GT looks so natural with the...

Congrats!

Your GT looks so natural with the Pacific as backdrop.
Both car and setting suggest adventure and freedom.
The GT was born to discover.....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-27-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,033
Posted By Capobranco
I just took my 2013 Sportline 328xi in for...

I just took my 2013 Sportline 328xi in for service ad was given a fresh 2015 328i Sportline as a loaner. The loaner's steering is the best I ever experienced in any F30 derivative. Albeit the...
Forum: F15 X5 M / F16 X6 M 02-23-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,709
Posted By Capobranco
The first generation of the X6M always imparted a...

The first generation of the X6M always imparted a disconcerting uneasiness - I admired its unapologetic audacity but could never quite understand its raison d'κtre. Even though I feel a similar...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-13-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 766
Posted By Capobranco
I can relate......and I agree. Cool thing about...

I can relate......and I agree. Cool thing about the M235 is that it can be enjoyed at virtually any speed. M3s are fun but you cannot really exploit the performance on public roads without risking...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-13-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 766
Posted By Capobranco
I understand your fascination. On a recent M235i...

I understand your fascination. On a recent M235i 6MT, M4 DCT, back to back test, surprisingly, I came away drawn to the M235i. Yes, the M4 is far more powerful and has higher limits, but the M235i...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-12-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,654
Posted By Capobranco
I recently had the opportunity to test drive a...

I recently had the opportunity to test drive a M235i 6MT and it was a fun ride. I especially liked the intimate size. Even though I am 6"3" - the driving position was perfect. The car elicits...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-09-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,409
Posted By Capobranco
something classic ...

something classic

http://youtu.be/qqrKxBhKdFM

something fun

http://youtu.be/NVOUTkFkMNU


something muse
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 02-06-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,262
Posted By Capobranco
Living in DC metro area, I do not switch tires in...

Living in DC metro area, I do not switch tires in the winter. Having had both Michelins Pilots and Conti Sport Contact 3s, I vote for Contis. Agreed Michelins are better when temps are warm, but they...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-02-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By Capobranco
^^^ dorky car - dorky ad Sad that the "The...

^^^ dorky car - dorky ad

Sad that the "The Ultimate Driving Machine" now is pandering
to an audience that considers "performance" cars to be antithetical
to the good life, if not declassee.
...
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