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Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-03-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,625
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
Have you used both? Waze is lightyears better...

Have you used both? Waze is lightyears better than trapster for Police reporting as mentioned above, high number of users. You can use Waze and not bother with any of the 'social' stuff in which...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-12-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 3,160
Views: 162,579
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
Nice meeting you btw, small place indeed. Also...

Nice meeting you btw, small place indeed. Also that was our first visit to Palookaville, I expect there will be many more in the future.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-02-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3,160
Views: 162,579
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
We are in for two tickets, pass the word.

We are in for two tickets, pass the word.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-24-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4,932
Views: 275,202
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
Vortex! A few other guys are getting there...

Vortex! A few other guys are getting there around 6:30, I will be 7 or after
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-24-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4,932
Views: 275,202
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
:freaky I will be dusting the cobwebs off...

:freaky

I will be dusting the cobwebs off the bike and heading for a burger tonight for the first time in a few years!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,307
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
Hi Grad, Doubt you remember me from Bob's...

Hi Grad,

Doubt you remember me from Bob's tech day 4 or 5 years ago, heck it might have been even longer now.

Anyway, same boat, we now have a 5 month old at home. Once I knew my wife was...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-12-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3,160
Views: 162,579
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
And it was where? :ddog

And it was where?

:ddog
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,050
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
It's possible to disable the EWS system in the...

It's possible to disable the EWS system in the software with a flash. I don't know if anyone is selling such a solution commercially yet but it was defeated in the vehicles years ago. It's a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-25-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4,932
Views: 275,202
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
I am hoping to be there at 8pm. Maybe a bit...

I am hoping to be there at 8pm. Maybe a bit earlier if I drive straight there from work vs detouring home for the bike.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-19-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4,932
Views: 275,202
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
Thomas and Jay, next week the 26th? Haven't...

Thomas and Jay, next week the 26th? Haven't been to the Vortex in some time and its been over a year since I've made the trip on a bike:cry
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,290
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
This has been discussed many, many times with the...

This has been discussed many, many times with the same ratio of GSA vs GS supporters.

I ride a GS. I prefer the lighter weight, better performance both on and off road compared to the porky...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-26-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 748
Views: 42,862
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
I have the button that looks like a headlight or...

I have the button that looks like a headlight or volume/speaker. I cant remember which one it is as I sold my Zumo some time ago. I "think" each button has a different length shaft but it still...
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,379
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
Awesome ride report, looking forward to the rest.

Awesome ride report, looking forward to the rest.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,403
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
Question for you, do you think the dumbass you...

Question for you, do you think the dumbass you described in your story is going to read this and learn otherwise? Somehow I highly doubt it, if one doesnt "Get It" on their own, someone telling...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
Great example of a company with good intentions,...

Great example of a company with good intentions, horrible execution. At some point, the mod/s got pissy when anything negative or non bmw was discussed in the forums.

So, another company that...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,945
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
Just because it was the best selling BMW in NA...

Just because it was the best selling BMW in NA for a year doesnt mean they have sold as many as they have GSs which have been available since 04:huh, so of course you are going to see more GSs on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,945
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
There is a big difference here, only BMW loved...

There is a big difference here, only BMW loved the r1200c. The press didnt, buyers didnt etc. The S100RR on the other hand is a highly praised bike by the press and as such is selling like hot...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,237
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
Well as you pointed out, if one were riding in a...

Well as you pointed out, if one were riding in a safe and prudent manner, they would not need any safety/idiot prevention device. :evil

I would add, while I wasnt over my own capabilities so...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-23-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,490
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
Have you gotten this Nuvi 500 mod to work on a...

Have you gotten this Nuvi 500 mod to work on a Zumo 550?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,237
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
yes and no. I had a close call on my...

yes and no.


I had a close call on my R1200 when I was playing/chasing down a Ducati 1098 in the mountains. Early spring, roads were clean for the most part, mid 50's and clear skies. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2011, 11:12 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,237
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
But the engineering and intended functions of a...

But the engineering and intended functions of a ABS system have greatly changed since the first ABS systems designed for airplanes.

In today's world, ABS systems are designed to increase control...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,237
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
You would have been right if we were...

You would have been right



if we were still in the 50's.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,237
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
What you actually saw was a car with non working...

What you actually saw was a car with non working ABS brakes. ABS would have prevented the exact situation you described above.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-04-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,545
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
Wow, what a half ass attempt about a year too...

Wow, what a half ass attempt about a year too late.

I really wonder how they will stay in business besides just being a small specialty gps company.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 568,696
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
I was under the assumption the 1100 and 1150 gs...

I was under the assumption the 1100 and 1150 gs used a bosch motronic with a removable eprom, like the pre OBDII automotive systems?

Why would anything need to be added inside the ecu vs just...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2010, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 568,696
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,823
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
From experience in court, law doesnt define your...

From experience in court, law doesnt define your reality, someone's interpretation of the law does! :D I recently spent some time in court as a expert witness. Good times, :norton. At the end...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,823
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
I dont think anyone was pointing out Anorak was...

I dont think anyone was pointing out Anorak was incorrect in regards to the law. My point was how Law and Reality differ, just as you cite in your example above which reaffirms my point that the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 568,696
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
Any particular reasons why the 4th option of...

Any particular reasons why the 4th option of tuning the stock ECU is not a option?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,823
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
Poolside, let me first say I am interested in a...

Poolside, let me first say I am interested in a legit, civil conversation about this vs the other posters assumptions.

I am interested in hearing a different perspective. I fully understand...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,105
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
how is that possible? :D 38-42mpg on my GS,...

how is that possible? :D

38-42mpg on my GS, heavy throttle and 80mph plus cruise.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,823
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
Based on both of his incorrect statements, I...

Based on both of his incorrect statements, I think/thought his response was just a smart ass smug reply.

If not, then I would offer a apology. :evil


Well in many cases, when one hears...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,001
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
I see many riders doing this on on GS's, and...

I see many riders doing this on on GS's, and other standard type bikes. As mentioned right above, it is bad technique. In my opinion, the upright riding position and wide handle bars tends to...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,823
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
Are you always this much of a ass? I would...

Are you always this much of a ass? I would think anyone of intelligence would not make such huge assumptions based on such little information.

Please tell me in what manner I "gave up"? ...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2010, 07:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,823
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
BMW yes, Lawyer no. It was the...

BMW yes,

Lawyer no.

It was the cheapest path to getting resolve.


My point being aftermarket parts can and do affect warranty coverage, the consumer cant just mention the Mag... act and...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,823
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
Not true. :rofl Take your bike in with...

Not true. :rofl


Take your bike in with a turbo kit and see just how much proving BMW is going to do before just simply saying, "sorry, warranty voided"

The burden is ALWAYS on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 553
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
Snake oil. The mods might have booted it as...

Snake oil.

The mods might have booted it as the topic has been discussed before? I tried searching but the search function was not working.


It basically reduces the spike/initial pressure...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-08-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4,932
Views: 275,202
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
I agree with the "real Atlanta" part but over the...

I agree with the "real Atlanta" part but over the last couple of years the food has been hit or miss. Did they have a ownership change or something in the last 2 years?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-08-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,514
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
Thought I would touch on this. While I have...

Thought I would touch on this.

While I have always used and depended on the bill of sale when I have bought vehicles, it is not so easy these days.


Many states require temporary/dealer tags...
Forum: Vendors 12-02-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 32,536
Posted By Mike in Atlanta
How can one have a money making website and not...

How can one have a money making website and not own the domain? :huh


Nice site Crafty
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