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Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,655
Posted By gus
You really wouldn't like my 40 year old XLCH. It...

You really wouldn't like my 40 year old XLCH. It vibrates and has no electric foot either.

http://i300.photobucket.com/albums/nn27/gus4440/photo-11_zps33af8e08.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,655
Posted By gus
I know when I've ridden bikes that are different...

I know when I've ridden bikes that are different than what I'm used to I usually don't like them very much. When I first tried out the HD Touring bikes I thought they were too heavy and didn't like...
Forum: Beasts 11-08-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 11,837
Views: 1,597,792
Posted By gus
Bmacneil2008, I see you are in Charleston. Where...

Bmacneil2008, I see you are in Charleston. Where did you buy your bike? I think the nearest dealer to me is Charlotte.
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7,855
Views: 1,046,508
Posted By gus
The Dealer should have replaced the lever on...

The Dealer should have replaced the lever on BMW's dime. That's why I took it in in the first place. I'm sure they would have gladly charged me for a valve adjustment if I would have let them do the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 7,855
Views: 1,046,508
Posted By gus
I probably posted my experience with the hard...

I probably posted my experience with the hard start problem earlier. But since the questions came up again I want to repeat it. The dealer in Charleston SC instead of replacing the faulty lever re...
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 72,931
Posted By gus
If there are bags and camp gear strapped to the...

If there are bags and camp gear strapped to the bike with out of state plates that's a good indication that they are touring.
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 72,931
Posted By gus
Yea, I think Cakeater is wrong. My observation...

Yea, I think Cakeater is wrong. My observation when i am traveling is more like 80% than 60% .
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,888
Posted By gus
Ural?

Ural?
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 25,171
Posted By gus
I think Indian spurred HD's Rushmore project. I...

I think Indian spurred HD's Rushmore project. I really expected Victory to update their bikes to counter and one up HD in 2015. Competition is good for the consumer.


Note to self: keep laughing...
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 25,171
Posted By gus
I can't help myself. I gotta ask. Do you have to...

I can't help myself. I gotta ask. Do you have to apologize because of your riding interest when you go in to the BMW dealer because of the real or perceived reliability issues? LOL:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 25,171
Posted By gus
I just rode a Street 750. It's a modern bike....

I just rode a Street 750. It's a modern bike. It's built at a price point but it's a modern "standard " affordable bike. Harley is making one.
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 25,171
Posted By gus
I think it's a well known fact (often admitted in...

I think it's a well known fact (often admitted in the BMWRA's magazine OTL) that BMW Riders are a pretty snooty group too. I have ridden BMW's and HD for a long time and used to enjoy riding the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 25,171
Posted By gus
When I started riding in '68 my non motorcycle...

When I started riding in '68 my non motorcycle relatives called all motorcycles Hondas.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,487
Posted By gus
Sometimes ya snooze ya lose. But be patient if...

Sometimes ya snooze ya lose. But be patient if you are looking for the right bike at the right price. Just know what you are looking for and jump when it comes along before the next person does. If...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,487
Posted By gus
Add to my lest post. If I wanted an older GS I...

Add to my lest post. If I wanted an older GS I would look at buying several as parts bikes or spare bikes. And pick up parts when I saw them at a cheap price.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,487
Posted By gus
If the bike looks good and you like it, the $600...

If the bike looks good and you like it, the $600 difference is not worth losing it. If I was the seller and I sold my '02 GSA two years ago with 90K miles on it (BTW, the ADV member here did a fly...
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,209
Posted By gus
When I hear an emergency vehicle I can never tell...

When I hear an emergency vehicle I can never tell where it's at at first, but I know it's somewhere and it makes me start looking for it.
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,859
Posted By gus
I know. How hard is it to find one with ABS? I...

I know. How hard is it to find one with ABS? I can't tell by looking at one or looking at the adds on Cycle Trader.
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,209
Posted By gus
Patch? Eye patch, patch on jacket, marijuanna...

Patch? Eye patch, patch on jacket, marijuanna patch? I'm lost.
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,859
Posted By gus
Dammit, all this Road King talk is killing me! I...

Dammit, all this Road King talk is killing me! I have been wanting one for a few years now. I love the new '14. The new bar makes it fit perfect and I really like the linked brakes.

I like my...
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,209
Posted By gus
I don't know how true it is but I was told by...

I don't know how true it is but I was told by someone at Bike Week one year that Jacksonville PD looked on bikes with loud pipes with a deaf ear. Their Motor Officers believed it is a positive factor...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,769
Posted By gus
I just gotta ask. How did you change your...

I just gotta ask. How did you change your "lifestyle" that selling the Harley enabled? And who forced you to have loud pipes on it?
Forum: Beasts 08-31-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11,837
Views: 1,597,792
Posted By gus
http://youtu.be/xKXLy7_SelA, here is an agostini...

http://youtu.be/xKXLy7_SelA, here is an agostini (pardon the spelling). But it sounds good.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,120
Posted By gus
You missed out, I just sold my Yellow Bluetooth...

You missed out, I just sold my Yellow Bluetooth with 7 vins left for $200 + shipping last week on the flea market here. I bought a new wi FI at the national in St Paul.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 16,226
Posted By gus
What's it worth? This is a hard core miserly...

What's it worth? This is a hard core miserly group on this thread. How would you value my 2009 GSA?
Stats: 46,000 miles, Happy Trails panniers, Throttle miester, no ESA or Traction Control. I have...
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 29,677
Posted By gus
I heard you can get cruise control on the police...

I heard you can get cruise control on the police bikes now. Does anyone know if this is true? If so is it standard like the regular RK or do you have to add it?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 16,226
Posted By gus
Yeah, and I thought this was the "new" kinder,...

Yeah, and I thought this was the "new" kinder, gent'ler ADV Rider :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 16,226
Posted By gus
My '09 GSA rolled 46,000 miles on vacation last...

My '09 GSA rolled 46,000 miles on vacation last week. Next year it will be 5 years old ( I bought new in March 2010). I have the itch to replace it next year just to keep a late model as my traveling...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,699
Posted By gus
Call it what you want. I'm calling it the Water...

Call it what you want. I'm calling it the Water Head or Waterhead. If you were alive in the 1970's you know the wet head is dead.

http://youtu.be/Q0hFpO19ecA
http://youtu.be/Q0hFpO19ecA
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,699
Posted By gus
I like Water Head because it is primary water...

I like Water Head because it is primary water cooled. Oil Head is primary oil (liquid too) cooled. Air Head is air cooled.
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,075
Posted By gus
Noooo....:eek1, you mean Bronson was touring on a...

Noooo....:eek1, you mean Bronson was touring on a bar hopper in 1968. I was just getting into motorcycles then and watching that show twisted my brain. I knew I wanted to travel on a motorcycle. My...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,863
Posted By gus
I think Glen Heggstead AKA The Striking Viking...

I think Glen Heggstead AKA The Striking Viking lived in a BMW suit for two years on his around the world trip. Maybe someone should have told him they are for douche's? He probably didn't know. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,153
Posted By gus
Sitting around the campfire at The Winter Rally...

Sitting around the campfire at The Winter Rally in Florida one time a guy summed it up nicely. " Harley Riders always seem to have a good looking girl on the back, and BMW riders? We have 50 pounds...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,863
Posted By gus
"Rally's" are what you make of them. For me it's...

"Rally's" are what you make of them. For me it's just a rest stop on a ride. I meet new people, see old friends met at previous events, see a few seminars to learn something, and check out the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,863
Posted By gus
Billings MT.

Billings MT.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,346
Posted By gus
I rode my '09 GSA to town to get something to...

I rode my '09 GSA to town to get something to eat. It was 18 months old. Started right up at home. Was dead as a door nail when I was ready to leave.
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,999
Posted By gus
+1, getting my brain churning I think the '82...

+1, getting my brain churning I think the '82 Sportster frame was HD's first CAD designed frame. It was a leap forward in handling. I can't remember exactly when the engine was updated to an EVO....
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 4,915
Views: 938,345
Posted By gus
Wha...wha...what was this thread about? I can't...

Wha...wha...what was this thread about? I can't get past the picture of the Hottie in the Daisy Dukes.:eek1
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,999
Posted By gus
Tell your wife's Hairdresser to go do a search on...

Tell your wife's Hairdresser to go do a search on ebay. There is a 1979,80,&81 up for bid right now. Also there are several 1982-83 models too. Look at the oil tank, battery box, and neck area on the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,999
Posted By gus
The oil tank and frame looks like an '80-'81. It...

The oil tank and frame looks like an '80-'81. It has an SU carb and aftermarket forward controls. The paint looks nice. It is pretty close to stock. Finding anything HD made back then with stock...
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