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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 06:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,301
Posted By Roadscum
I'm thinking the primary value of a GSA is the...

I'm thinking the primary value of a GSA is the extended range, no?

Paul
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 06:10 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 296,160
Posted By Roadscum
Did that guy stuck in Argentina ever get the...

Did that guy stuck in Argentina ever get the parts he needed for Yamaha Super Tenere? :lol3

Paul
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 05:09 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 16,859
Posted By Roadscum
+1. Well said, but beware you may be...

+1. Well said, but beware you may be classifieds as a hater around here! :rofl. :rofl

Paul
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 940
Views: 143,343
Posted By Roadscum
Silly boy! Purchasers always bear the burden of...

Silly boy! Purchasers always bear the burden of design, development, manufacturing, distributions, marketing, etc.....

Certainly your never get profection but you sure as hell can improve upon...
Forum: Beasts 07-26-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 287,674
Posted By Roadscum
It's been done! The Moto Guzzi V7 series has...

It's been done!
The Moto Guzzi V7 series has shaft drive and weights in at about 400lbs. The Guzzi final drive design is very reliable, reported failures are rare.

However, the additional cost of...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 667,752
Posted By Roadscum
It's only a myth that Ostriches bury their heads...

It's only a myth that Ostriches bury their heads in the sand when they're scared or threatened. Maybe not a myth with some here! :lol3

Paul
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 940
Views: 143,343
Posted By Roadscum
"Trying" to do the right thing doesn't count in...

"Trying" to do the right thing doesn't count in my book. Doing the right thing is is what counts. :deal

I'd like to know what changes BMW will make to their quality control and supply change...
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 940
Views: 143,343
Posted By Roadscum
I totally agree, this is a positive move by BMW,...

I totally agree, this is a positive move by BMW, good on them!
I also agree that safety is, or should, be a key concern of every manufacturer.
"Damage Control" is not a bad thing, even better would...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 667,752
Posted By Roadscum
You seem to relish throwing shit at those that...

You seem to relish throwing shit at those that disagree with you Jim.
You seem like you need to go for a LONG ride! :eek1 :rofl :rofl

Paul
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 16,859
Posted By Roadscum
+1 Well said Mr Karolis, I like the way you...

+1
Well said Mr Karolis, I like the way you think! :clap

Paul
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 940
Views: 143,343
Posted By Roadscum
Very good PR indeed, damage control is more like...

Very good PR indeed, damage control is more like it! :lol3

Both my local dealer are NOT happy campers, each has had to return deposits to potential RT customers. Each has has at least one customer...
Forum: Beasts 07-24-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 287,674
Posted By Roadscum
Manufactures produce for the global market. The...

Manufactures produce for the global market. The bike you seek would have limited appeal and would price itself out of most markets, simple really.

Paul
Forum: Beasts 07-24-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 24,092
Views: 4,379,724
Posted By Roadscum
+1 Different tools for different jobs, simple...

+1
Different tools for different jobs, simple really. :lol3

Paul
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 667,752
Posted By Roadscum
Oh my.... The Grand Poobar has spoken! :puke1 ...

Oh my.... The Grand Poobar has spoken! :puke1

Paul
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 16,859
Posted By Roadscum
Sure, share you misery if it makes you feel...

Sure, share you misery if it makes you feel better, some folks just gotta bitch!

$5000, used bike? Buyer beware!

Paul
Forum: Hack Vendors 07-22-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By Roadscum
Nice video Jay! Paul

Nice video Jay!

Paul
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 24,092
Views: 4,379,724
Posted By Roadscum
Life is what you make it. You decide what's...

Life is what you make it. You decide what's important to you then you make it happen. Simple really! :eek1

Paul
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,263
Posted By Roadscum
You seem to have forgotten.... BMW doesn't give a...

You seem to have forgotten.... BMW doesn't give a shit. The faithful will buy anything that has a roundel on it.... :lol3:lol3

Paul
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 287,674
Posted By Roadscum
Exactly what is it your buying! :rofl. :rofl....

Exactly what is it your buying! :rofl. :rofl. :rofl

Paul
Forum: Beasts 07-20-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,706
Posted By Roadscum
The only thing that really counts is the smile on...

The only thing that really counts is the smile on your face. Ride what ever makes you smile and worry not about what others ride or what others think of your ride. Simple really! :lol3

Paul
Forum: Hacks 07-20-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 6,357
Views: 2,306,488
Posted By Roadscum
Me thinks you worry too much about thing out of...

Me thinks you worry too much about thing out of your control. Buy the one that puts the biggest smile on you face...... Putin really doesn't care what your riding. :lol3

Paul
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,295
Posted By Roadscum
Let's see a few pictures of that Mustang...

Let's see a few pictures of that Mustang seat..... Please!

Paul
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,146
Posted By Roadscum
If it wheelies ya want, perhaps you bought the...

If it wheelies ya want, perhaps you bought the wrong bike. Did you consider a S1000R? :rofl

Paul
Forum: EMEA 07-20-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,347
Posted By Roadscum
When you factor in the currency exchange rate the...

When you factor in the currency exchange rate the cost of traveling in Switzerland is a bit less then it may initially appear. Exchange rate per US $ is 1.11/SF and 1.35/Euro. See Switzerland, it's...
Forum: Americas 07-19-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 971
Posted By Roadscum
It's best to have it along and not need it then...

It's best to have it along and not need it then need it and not have it. I've seen snow in the high Rockies in August, and worse...... cold rain, ugh.

Paul
Forum: EMEA 07-16-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,347
Posted By Roadscum
I'm in Switzerland now, staying in Ulrichen, an...

I'm in Switzerland now, staying in Ulrichen, an ideal location at the junction of many the great passes in the area. Not a cheap place by American/Canadian standards by a good value for Switzerland....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 16,859
Posted By Roadscum
I to wonder why he's here. :lol3 Seems he...

I to wonder why he's here. :lol3

Seems he has made a decision to purchase based on internet information, not seat of the pants experience. So sad! :deal

Paul
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 24,092
Views: 4,379,724
Posted By Roadscum
Damn, am I not allowed to share my experience?...

Damn, am I not allowed to share my experience? WTF... :cry

Please explain my "embellishments". And feel free to share your experience as well.

I'll buy what I want when I want it, thank you...
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 24,092
Views: 4,379,724
Posted By Roadscum
I noticed a significant difference in performance...

I noticed a significant difference in performance between my re-flashed '12 ST and the '14 GS-LC. The additional hp, combined with the lighter weight of the GS makes a significant difference in...
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,416
Posted By Roadscum
Get a test ride on both, buy the one that makes...

Get a test ride on both, buy the one that makes you smile the most. It's as simple as that! :lol3

Paul
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 16,859
Posted By Roadscum
Seems your "research" is based an article in...

Seems your "research" is based an article in Comsumer Reports that is a customer survey, not an object review, the YTS forum, etc.
Have you owned or even ridden a modern BMW with the boxer motor? ...
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 940
Views: 143,343
Posted By Roadscum
Me thinks you worry a tad too much Greg! :lol3 ...

Me thinks you worry a tad too much Greg! :lol3

Paul
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 16,859
Posted By Roadscum
Why are you here? Seems to me you've come to shit...

Why are you here? Seems to me you've come to shit on BMW., no?
Perhaps you should chill and have a beer.

I'm very chilled and will have a beer with diner thank you. It was a beautiful day for a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 16,859
Posted By Roadscum
So ya got your 1st big adv bike and you thinks...

So ya got your 1st big adv bike and you thinks it's the best, that's good. Exactly who is it you are trying to convince that the S10 is a better bike..... maybe yourself?
Tell me, what are you doing...
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,942
Posted By Roadscum
The VROD is one of the worse handling bikes I've...

The VROD is one of the worse handling bikes I've ever ridden, it simply doesn't want to turn in. Yep, they built a dragster! :rofl

As for the motor, way too heavy, son of Boss Hog..... :eek1
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,283
Posted By Roadscum
So the rental car issue had to do with pile of...

So the rental car issue had to do with pile of junk you had to carry around, not with the keyless entry/start function. Did I get that right?
Paul
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,220
Posted By Roadscum
Seems to me the op is simply sharing his...

Seems to me the op is simply sharing his experience, nut'n wrong with that.
Now you want WWW to act like a prick? I don't get it.... :eek1

Paul
Forum: Beasts 07-12-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 287,674
Posted By Roadscum
+ 1 :rofl. :rofl. :rofl Don't ya just luv...

+ 1 :rofl. :rofl. :rofl

Don't ya just luv it! Here on the interweb everybody's an expert, a legend in their own mind! :evil
Paul
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,283
Posted By Roadscum
What's the PITA you mentioned? I've had a car...

What's the PITA you mentioned?
I've had a car for almost 4 years with keyless entry/start and like it a lot. Grab the door Handle, it unlocks, push the button it starts, pretty simple really. :lol3...
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 287,674
Posted By Roadscum
I want it all! :rofl I deserve it, it cost...

I want it all! :rofl

I deserve it, it cost little to implement, adds very little weight, and safety is very important to me. :wink:

Don't worry, be happy! Honda will build the bike that they...
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