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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-09-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,331
Posted By Grits&Gravy
I was hoping to make this one, but I'll be...

I was hoping to make this one, but I'll be offshore.:cry
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-30-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By Grits&Gravy
If you stay in Metairie go to the Morning Call...

If you stay in Metairie go to the Morning Call for beignets and coffee (breakfast). It's on 17th near the Causeway just behind the mall. Very good and better than Cafe Dumond, in my opinion. The...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-30-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 15,491
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Leo Vince Exhaust Power Commander V Scotts...

Leo Vince Exhaust
Power Commander V
Scotts Damper
Garmin 660
Altrider Crash bars
MOD Skid Plate
MOD Tail Rack with Pelican and Roto-Pax
Zega Pro Panniers
Konflict Shiver front suspension...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-18-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,617
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Thanks for the compliments. Just got back from...

Thanks for the compliments. Just got back from Moab. Rode the White Rim, and a few other really good trails up there. I don't find the fairing to vibrate much at all. The dashboard doesn't...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-28-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,617
Posted By Grits&Gravy
If you can ride it like Scotty Breauxman can,...

If you can ride it like Scotty Breauxman can, then it's damn sure dirt capable. :evil
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-28-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,617
Posted By Grits&Gravy
I don't think it's a question of "how does it...

I don't think it's a question of "how does it compare?" because it doesn't.

Modified = Customized per your body and luggage weight along with riding style and conditions (springs, valves, oils,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-27-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 36,626
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Dom, It's my bike you saw in the other post. ...

Dom,
It's my bike you saw in the other post. My bike is a 2011 and I have Altrider and have no issues with clearance on the fairing. Also, the light comes with pins that plug into your factory...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-27-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,617
Posted By Grits&Gravy
You have a very Nice Bike, very similar to mine...

You have a very Nice Bike, very similar to mine plus or minus a few things.

http://i947.photobucket.com/albums/ad318/grneggz/ADV/MSTfairing1of1_zps22ec92a4.jpg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-01-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,880
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Yeah, after seeing that I wouldn't buy one...

Yeah, after seeing that I wouldn't buy one either. I think I'm gonna sell mine now.:bert
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-31-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,880
Posted By Grits&Gravy
I have 2011 with 12,xxx miles and have not had...

I have 2011 with 12,xxx miles and have not had any problems. Whiners complain about things and there is always someone that will ruin it for everybody else. Make up your own mind and make your own...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-14-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 771
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Can be? It will be!!! :D I totaled my jesse...

Can be? It will be!!! :D I totaled my jesse luggage on Memorial Day weekend because of the mud and me taking a bad line. Good thing I had a Ural following me...... We actually found a use for that...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-14-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,830
Posted By Grits&Gravy
That is a sweet setup. I think I will order one...

That is a sweet setup. I think I will order one too. Thanks for letting us know it's available. I had them seal my factory rear about a year ago and it works great.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-14-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 771
Posted By Grits&Gravy
The ride is a big loop and should be a point to...

The ride is a big loop and should be a point to point and carry your own gear. The southern section near Sandhill has a lot of sand, other than that, it's typical gravel, dirt, and sandy patch roads.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-11-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,644
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Fred, You forgot the first few words at the...

Fred, You forgot the first few words at the beginning of the sentence you are quoting. I wasn't trying to quote facts, rather, just making a point.



My thoughts exactly!
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-10-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,539
Posted By Grits&Gravy
I would recommend the Cee Baileys headlight...

I would recommend the Cee Baileys headlight guard. I like mine very much. Very economical, low profile, removable, and no brackets needed.....
http://www.ceebaileys.com/bmw/index_hdlight.html
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-10-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,539
Posted By Grits&Gravy
+1

+1
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-07-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,644
Posted By Grits&Gravy
The TT has been a major improvement. I had the...

The TT has been a major improvement. I had the front upgraded as well. Night and day difference from stock. As far as I'm concerned it has been the best improvement I've made to the bike along...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-07-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,644
Posted By Grits&Gravy
The 2013 design is same as previous years, not...

The 2013 design is same as previous years, not sure about 2014, but most likely it is the same too. In perspective, there has probably only been 1% or less of the total number of bikes sold that has...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-26-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,822
Posted By Grits&Gravy
I had the same sort of problem on my front with...

I had the same sort of problem on my front with the Anakee II
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-23-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By Grits&Gravy
I bought mine from Baton Rouge, formerly...

I bought mine from Baton Rouge, formerly Herbert's BMW. They were in the transition stages of ownership when I purchased. The new owner and staff were great other than the useless salesman that I...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-23-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1,025
Views: 71,906
Posted By Grits&Gravy
He's talking about Beaumont, MS :D

He's talking about Beaumont, MS :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-20-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,544
Posted By Grits&Gravy
It's awesome that you live in such a beautiful...

It's awesome that you live in such a beautiful area and that you can share the adventure with your father. BTW.... Your camera skills are very much appreciated.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-14-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,432
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Awesome ride and report. I lived in San Diego...

Awesome ride and report. I lived in San Diego for a few years and I always wanted to go to Bodie, but every time I ever had a chance the roads were closed due to snow. I worked with a guy that had...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-14-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,478
Posted By Grits&Gravy
That triple looks nice. May I ask why you wanted...

That triple looks nice. May I ask why you wanted to switch it out, or what the benefits of changing it are?

Can you please share more details about your brake lines such as manufacturer, part...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-14-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,424
Posted By Grits&Gravy
I HAD Jesse's until I hit some mud and the front...

I HAD Jesse's until I hit some mud and the front washed out. When the bike went down my left side sheared off and was totally mutilated. Fortunately I had a friend following me with a Ural and I...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-14-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 16,102
Posted By Grits&Gravy
I took backroads with very minimal hwy zigging...

I took backroads with very minimal hwy zigging and zagging my way down. There wasn't any traffic at all for me.

I usually spend a little time mapping a route before I go riding anywhere and if...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-13-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 16,102
Posted By Grits&Gravy
I left Katy at 6:30 this morning and went back to...

I left Katy at 6:30 this morning and went back to Bob's Taco's in Rosenberg for breakfast again. Must be a reason for that..... Anyhow, the other weekend I was headed for Galveston, but changed...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Some people just go to one rotor without changing...

Some people just go to one rotor without changing anything, but it is my understanding that you should also switch to the F650GS master cylinder, which is designed for a single rotor. Something to...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-30-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 16,102
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Just google Newgulf sulphur mine or Newgulf, TX...

Just google Newgulf sulphur mine or Newgulf, TX you will find plenty....

It is private property, but the guy that was working at the power generation plant saw me and came over and spoke for a few...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-29-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4,119
Views: 1,005,809
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Newgulf, TX sulphur mining facility

http://i947.photobucket.com/albums/ad318/grneggz/R1200RT/DSC_0296_zps4604b10c.jpg (http://s947.photobucket.com/user/grneggz/media/R1200RT/DSC_0296_zps4604b10c.jpg.html)
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-29-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 16,102
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Newgulf

Took a ride this morning.... Left the house around 6:30am and went to Bob's Tacos in Rosenberg :dg From here I went to Newgulf and took some pics of the old smoke stacks where the Boling sulphur...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-25-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,997
Posted By Grits&Gravy
We can make it happen.

We can make it happen.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-24-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,997
Posted By Grits&Gravy
F800GS out of Katy. I head out your way and to...

F800GS out of Katy. I head out your way and to the South and East of Schulenburg most of the time. PM sent
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-24-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,997
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Just reviving an old thread.... I've crossed...

Just reviving an old thread....

I've crossed the piano bridge at Dubina a few times, but this past weekend I made a loop exploring some new roads and found the piano bridge's rusty twin. If you...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-17-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,531
Posted By Grits&Gravy
I had a set on my F800 and recently removed them...

I had a set on my F800 and recently removed them a few months back. On Memorial Day weekend I took a spill on a muddy gravel road and from the mud on the forks I think the light and bracket would...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-13-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By Grits&Gravy
+1 on Bluebell Tour +1 on Salt Lick (if you...

+1 on Bluebell Tour
+1 on Salt Lick (if you want to drink beer it's BYOB)
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-04-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,535
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Install a power commander V with the map for...

Install a power commander V with the map for stock pipe if you still have stock pipe and it will smooth it all out.

BMW has to build a bike that they can sell all over the world, will function at...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-13-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 75,916
Posted By Grits&Gravy
So, rotational pattern of the front is opposite...

So, rotational pattern of the front is opposite of the rear?
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-10-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,324
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Most, if not all, aftermarket custom shocks are...

Most, if not all, aftermarket custom shocks are set up per your specs and criteria



They offer the different classes to compete with the other manufacturers and to cater to the type of riding...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-09-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,324
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Touratech and Ohlins are apples and oranges. They...

Touratech and Ohlins are apples and oranges. They even sell Ohlins just in case you don't want to pay for their line of shocks :deal




I couldn't agree with you more. Touratech has taken...
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