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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 03:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,853
Posted By Pongo
Its 30km to my rifle range

Doing that on my GSA would cost me 3 bucks? My v8 truck 20 bucks?
This question really has nothing to do with the US.
And I could easily fit a few grouse in my paniers.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,228
Posted By Pongo
I like the concept that BMW is a car company...

I like the concept that BMW is a car company trying to break into the motorbike market. lol
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 96,219
Posted By Pongo
I am with you Cycle, I do not have the technical...

I am with you Cycle, I do not have the technical interest or back ground to know if the thing can recover from that event to the level of trust I want to have with it.
They can replace the wiring on...
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 96,219
Posted By Pongo
Did you buy this bike from the dealer? If not,...

Did you buy this bike from the dealer? If not, had they seen it while you owned it?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,228
Posted By Pongo
My ugly 2010 gsa gets lots of admiration. Usually...

My ugly 2010 gsa gets lots of admiration. Usually tempered when they see how big it looks without me on it.
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 96,219
Posted By Pongo
"BMW, in fact, has proven -beyond doubt- time and...

"BMW, in fact, has proven -beyond doubt- time and time again that they do not give two flyin fucks about our Mr Cycles, The Original Poster & his bike, or any of the scores of others who have...
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 96,219
Posted By Pongo
I had to skip the last two pages and get to work...

I had to skip the last two pages and get to work but.
What great writing.
Renting on your dream trip is not a bad idea, I have rented BMWs in Frankfurt two years in a row and it worked out very...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-07-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 667
Views: 164,609
Posted By Pongo
Sorry to hear that, hope she is better and back...

Sorry to hear that, hope she is better and back riding soon.
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,168
Posted By Pongo
Great video and it does bring back very good...

Great video and it does bring back very good memories.
I love the clip when your visibility was down to 3 cow lengths. we had some of that this summer on our trip
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,422
Posted By Pongo
The difference between my 2010 GSA and the 2014...

The difference between my 2010 GSA and the 2014 GS I rented in germany for 3000 km this summer might be less then the OPs older bike with the new one.
But the quality of the switches was fine once I...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-02-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1,036
Views: 327,052
Posted By Pongo
I was there looking at that skymaster yesterday...

I was there looking at that skymaster yesterday morning!
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,118
Posted By Pongo
I have the 4 jacket, it is way way lighter and...

I have the 4 jacket, it is way way lighter and more flexible then the 3, feels like half the weight.
The vents are very nice as well.

My problem with BWM riding gear is durability. No idea if the...
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,299
Posted By Pongo
Our bmw helmets came with a bag, we have used it...

Our bmw helmets came with a bag, we have used it for both our helmets two years in a row.
On the small regional plane to get us to the international airport I just put it under the seat in front of...
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,151
Posted By Pongo
I started reading this thread thinking people...

I started reading this thread thinking people were overreacting. But guess that bears that have been conditioned to feed on hikers food get very good at it. I had never even heard of one of these...
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,926
Posted By Pongo
Bought a pair before my trip to germany for a 2...

Bought a pair before my trip to germany for a 2 week ride.
I never even pulled them out, I was using my BMW summer gloves until those were water logged in a couple of days of monsoon. So my first...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,126
Posted By Pongo
Yes for others, loosen the nut on the shifter...

Yes for others,
loosen the nut on the shifter and rotate it, it raises quite a bit making room for those of us with big feet.
Quite a bit less work.
Forum: Canada 07-31-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,523
Posted By Pongo
That is not true of the south island, Timberwest...

That is not true of the south island, Timberwest owns much of that land, it was privatized as part of BC joining confederation.

Be extra ordinarily wary on active logging roads until you have let...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,749
Posted By Pongo
It kind of looks like you can attach a vario top...

It kind of looks like you can attach a vario top box to that rack, that would explain the complexity if its true
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,587
Posted By Pongo
that is bad news, I love the sargent on my 11 gsa.

that is bad news, I love the sargent on my 11 gsa.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By Pongo
note sent, I replaced the seats on my 2011 GSA...

note sent, I replaced the seats on my 2011 GSA with sargents
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,472
Posted By Pongo
When I rent my GS in germany, they will not allow...

When I rent my GS in germany, they will not allow any travel to anywhere east on the insurance. Maybe I see why now.
Hope you are both ok, and congrats on the good gear!
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,795
Posted By Pongo
I had a pair of BMW Atlantis gloves for over 2...

I had a pair of BMW Atlantis gloves for over 2 years and they have worked well, but the finger where the squeegy is mounted has ripped out right through the leather due to pressure from the clutch...
Forum: Canada 06-21-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 72,033
Posted By Pongo
I was just test fitting my fly fishing gear onto...

I was just test fitting my fly fishing gear onto my adventure yestereday, went an bought a hockey gear bag to put my fat cat in...set for bike fishing!
Forum: Canada 06-21-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 673
Posted By Pongo
Basic from ICBC and the rest though Coast...

Basic from ICBC and the rest though Coast Capital, they went to some underwriter with my history.
1200 gsa for 1300 dollars, year round to and from work and with the dual sport or what ever rating.
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,078
Posted By Pongo
German back roads

Are so amazing, and I will be there again in less then two weeks!
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,359
Posted By Pongo
those do look great...like you said, they do not...

those do look great...like you said, they do not look like your mock up, but they have a nice design flair like yours did.
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 37,038
Posted By Pongo
I really appreciate your effort on this, amazing....

I really appreciate your effort on this, amazing.
I went through the area last year with zero planning and new I missed most of it, and your route shows what some planning can accomplish. I will be...
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 37,038
Posted By Pongo
wow, how late in September where you guys on this...

wow, how late in September where you guys on this trip? Do those bikes have heated grips?
Forum: Canada 06-15-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 72,033
Posted By Pongo
Took the 1200 from Shawnigan too Sooke on...

Took the 1200 from Shawnigan too Sooke on Wednesday, happy that my back woods chip works well on the Navigator V.
If its reasonable this week I will go again but take my fly fishing gear this time.
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 37,038
Posted By Pongo
What a production!

what a great trip you had, your dad is HARD lol, get him some real riding boots for fathers day..
I am amazed that you were within 15km of the south side of the splugen pass and didn't take it..even...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,256
Posted By Pongo
lol sorry, lol. NO

lol sorry, lol.
NO
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 104,229
Posted By Pongo
2011 GSA, 29000 km.

2011 GSA, 29000 km.
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,873
Posted By Pongo
You have that right, I rented a 1600 in weisbaden...

You have that right, I rented a 1600 in weisbaden last july and spent two weeks in Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Austria and back into Germany. The German roads are amazing.
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,873
Posted By Pongo
Fantastic, I will be starting in Wiesbaden on...

Fantastic,
I will be starting in Wiesbaden on July 3 for a two weeker, your pictures are getting me all warmed up for those German roads!
Did you all rent or do you all have brand new bikes?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,363
Posted By Pongo
Chicks dig guys on the 2010.

Chicks dig guys on the 2010.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,293
Posted By Pongo
Thats what I am thinking, Spray my Paniers black,...

Thats what I am thinking, Spray my Paniers black, they are getting oxidization on them after 3.5 years
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 70,411
Posted By Pongo
sigh

looks like I will be using my existing helmet set and the BMW comms system in germany in July then.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,555
Posted By Pongo
Mine too until I sawed off the detents on the...

Mine too until I sawed off the detents on the little nobs that control the height and actually got it tall enough for me, been fine since then
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,555
Posted By Pongo
2010 GSA, Just the seat, the factory seat sucks...

2010 GSA, Just the seat, the factory seat sucks bad, the Sargent seat I put on rocks. Hard to believe they screwed it up that bad.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 946
Posted By Pongo
I test drove a normal height GSW last year and...

I test drove a normal height GSW last year and have been sitting on the new GSAW this year, I think the GSAW seat is wider with more of a dish to it. Might be imagining things though.
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