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Forum: Airheads 12-23-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,535
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
We need more stories like this! Now get her back...

We need more stories like this! Now get her back into A1 fighting shape, ride her for 25 years and then pass her down to one of your kids or grandkids! :clap
Forum: Trials 12-22-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,017
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
I think you need more flags. :rofl ...

I think you need more flags. :rofl


Seriously, I'd get rid of 99% of those flags and use something that won't turn your eyes, neck, abdomen, testicles, or any other soft body parts, into a...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,319
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Got lots of goodies for it! Krista Lights BMW...

Got lots of goodies for it!
Krista Lights
BMW Aux Light Mount
P3 Lights
Jesse Luggage
Emgo Top Case
SW Moto Fat Foot
GS Adv Foot Pegs
PDM60 fuse box
Heat Troller
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-20-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10,501
Views: 3,453,360
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
:clap Let the farkling begin!

:clap Let the farkling begin!
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,495
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
No, we went our separate ways as we couldn't come...

No, we went our separate ways as we couldn't come to a agreement. I ended up selling the 2005 GS, sampling a F650ST for a while, a F800GS for about 18 months, a DRZ400S lived in the garage for a year...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-15-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 31,637
Views: 1,838,693
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
CRF250L? Excellent choice! :clap More...

CRF250L? Excellent choice! :clap More pictures please! (the sunset one is really nice too!)
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,066
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
I've had both the 800 and 1200 GS, I currently...

I've had both the 800 and 1200 GS, I currently own a R1200GS and a KTM 500. I liked the F800GS very much. Once you fix a few things on it (snatchy throttle, seat, suspension, windsheild, etc) it's...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-14-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 31,637
Views: 1,838,693
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Wreaths Across America

Jeff,
I thought of you yesterday. Had I had a little more notice, I would have called you as I know you would have enjoyed the ceremony. Yesterday, the family and I participated in a program called...
Forum: Face plant 12-12-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,756
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Here: ...

Here: http://www.identi-tape.com/3M-conspicuity.htm
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,324
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Another life lesson learned: If you don't try to...

Another life lesson learned: If you don't try to force 4.5 gallons of fuel into the belly of your BMW GS like she's a naive college freshman chugging Keystone light at a frat party and stop the FIRST...
Forum: Face plant 12-12-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,756
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
I read these "face plants" often and try to learn...

I read these "face plants" often and try to learn at least one thing from each of them so I don't mean to sound like a smart ass, but if you saw the Jeep "getting closer and closer" had enough time...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-12-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 31,637
Views: 1,838,693
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Must see locations?

Many of you have extensive travel experience and knowledge of the western half of the country. If you had some time to wander in the summer on your bike, what would you list as the top "must see"...
Forum: Trip Planning 12-12-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 919
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Contact "JD Rocks" and have him build you a bike:...

Contact "JD Rocks" and have him build you a bike: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=644390
Forum: Beasts 12-11-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 111,196
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Man! That Scrambler sounds Awesome! Is it just me...

Man! That Scrambler sounds Awesome! Is it just me or does the first guy in the video look exactly like Matt Dillion's character, Pat Healy, in the movie Something About Mary! LOL!
Forum: Americas 12-11-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
If you have the time and money to pull it off,...

If you have the time and money to pull it off, why in the world would you not do it?! Go for it! Some options could include renting bikes, buying two bikes that would be easy to resell in CA, shippng...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-10-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 31,637
Views: 1,838,693
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
+1...Awesome! I'm in as long as it's not the...

+1...Awesome! I'm in as long as it's not the Saturday of the Lee-Jackson-King holiday weekend.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-10-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 31,637
Views: 1,838,693
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Nothing more than a very mild reminder twinge...

Nothing more than a very mild reminder twinge every few months, no bad flare-ups in more than 3 years...I now drink lot's of water, I avoid trigger foods, on meds, bloodwork annually as part of my...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-09-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 31,637
Views: 1,838,693
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
If it was more than an occasional drink, very...

If it was more than an occasional drink, very highly unlikely...the vast majority of wine and booze are loaded with sugar and there's a reason they call beer "liquid bread". I always use the motto...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-09-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 31,637
Views: 1,838,693
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
*****************SOLD******************Anybody...

*****************SOLD******************Anybody need some cheap Gerbings heated gloves?

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1029709


Rich, congrats. An A1C is less than 5.5 is...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,981
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Laugh I saw that groovy BMW at my dealership yesterday!...

I saw that groovy BMW at my dealership yesterday! It's the 2015 "Purple Rain" 30th anniversary collectors edition! If you order by Dec 31st, you get a free lace pirate shirt, white riding gloves and...
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,435
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Great Bike!

In 2011 I found one locally on CL for $1800 with a Sargent saddle and two new Avon tires. It ran terribly rough, but it started, it barely idled and it had a clean title...After explaining to the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-08-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 31,637
Views: 1,838,693
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Matt, I took the Wunderlich screen off a couple...

Matt,
I took the Wunderlich screen off a couple of weeks ago to try out the "BMW tall" screen. It didn't work for me as well as the Wunderlich, so the W is going back on for now.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-08-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 31,637
Views: 1,838,693
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Chuck has dibs on the saddle pending a test ride...

Chuck has dibs on the saddle pending a test ride tomorrow. Bernie, if Chuck doesn't want it, it's yours.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-08-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 31,637
Views: 1,838,693
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Sounds nice, pictures please! On another...

Sounds nice, pictures please!

On another note, a couple of weeks ago, I purchased a used Russell saddle for my GS. It is very wide, very comfortable, but also tall! Even with the ESA set on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,324
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Wicked Well maybe not me, but how about her!? (I can see...

Well maybe not me, but how about her!? (I can see this digressing quickly! Now that I am happy that I am not buying a fuel injector or fuel pump! LOL!)

...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,324
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
I intentionally didn't do anything to the bike...

I intentionally didn't do anything to the bike last night. No Sea Foam, no venting the gas cap, no extra riding to burn more gas, no secret mystical Bavarian dance done in the nude while drinking...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-04-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 31,637
Views: 1,838,693
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
I wouldn't go back there! Those guys are total...

I wouldn't go back there! Those guys are total quacks! Really, really, bad healthcare! :hack
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,324
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
I am guilty of overfilling. On the way home she...

I am guilty of overfilling.
On the way home she ran great on the highway in 6th gear at 70 mph. Anytime I slowed down and once in my neighborhood, the sputtering would return but not nearly as...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-04-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 31,637
Views: 1,838,693
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Dr. Guy? Dr. Eppa? Dr. Munn? MOB? Can you...

Dr. Guy? Dr. Eppa? Dr. Munn? MOB? Can you help with a diagnosis?

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1028563
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,324
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Acute episodes of gasping, wheezing and shortness of breath!

Patient: 2011 R1200GS

Chief Complaint: "She has immediately gone into a "wheezing and sputtering fit" after the last two fuel fill-ups."

Allergies: Cheap Gas?

History of Present Illness:...
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,325
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
About 10 of my friends and I in VA got our Sidi...

About 10 of my friends and I in VA got our Sidi Adventure (Goretex) boots from an eBay vendor for $340/pair a year ago. I love them!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-03-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 31,637
Views: 1,838,693
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Looks fun, over my budget, my bike is paid for,...

Looks fun, over my budget, my bike is paid for, 17" front tire off-road?, I'm tired of chains, not allowed in the GS Trophy, those saddlebags are too pretty to be covered with stickers of places I've...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-03-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 31,637
Views: 1,838,693
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
I don't need SS hardware, I am planning to mount...

I don't need SS hardware, I am planning to mount them with SS rivets.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-02-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 31,637
Views: 1,838,693
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Thanks Eppa, this is exactly what I was looking...

Thanks Eppa, this is exactly what I was looking for, I just ordered them! Jesse luggage wanted $30 plus shipping for 8 of them, I thought that was criminal.
Thank you
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-02-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 31,637
Views: 1,838,693
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Please excuse the multiple posts, but I keep...

Please excuse the multiple posts, but I keep forgetting to post this:

I had the chance to meet Kevin (H14) at the ADV Moto magazine rally, he a a super nice guy. He and his wife own Crazy Fox...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-02-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 31,637
Views: 1,838,693
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Does anybody know where I can find those little...

Does anybody know where I can find those little bungee hook attachment points that screw into the top of metal saddlebags? :ear
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-02-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 31,637
Views: 1,838,693
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
+1 :deal Jeff, the orange Kool-Aid is...

+1 :deal Jeff, the orange Kool-Aid is intoxicating! You are welcome to ride my bike anytime. Just remember that she also has FOUR oil filters, she has an appetite for streching and eating chains,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-01-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 31,637
Views: 1,838,693
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
R1200GS and F800GS Spam

Cleaning out the garage of unused stuff:

R1200GS Stock Skidplate: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1027881

Wunderlich Tankbag for a 800GS: ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-25-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 31,637
Views: 1,838,693
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Did that come with a free carseat, a stick figure...

Did that come with a free carseat, a stick figure family on the back and a pack of Goldfish crackers in the back seat :roflJust kidding! It's very professional looking!



Good work Chuck!...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-25-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 31,637
Views: 1,838,693
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Spam: BAKUP Backest for R1200GS Adventure...

Spam:
BAKUP Backest for R1200GS Adventure Models. Will NOT fit regular GS. Excellent condition, beautiful construction. Can be mounted/removed in a matter of a couple of minutes. Retails for $428...
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