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Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,562
Posted By AwolArn
I bought them and put them on an 07 GSA. After...

I bought them and put them on an 07 GSA. After 400 miles of super slab from Vegas to SLC with 4 stops to check that the axle wasn't coming off, I stopped at BMW SLC and had these POS's taken off. I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-21-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,865
Posted By AwolArn
I had the same experience with regard to search...

I had the same experience with regard to search for a tire and finding good reports on the K60s. I bought a pair in May 2012 but didn't put them on until a few weeks ago for a trip to WY and CO. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 48,110
Posted By AwolArn
I hate to be a contrarian but I have to chime in....

I hate to be a contrarian but I have to chime in. I bought a set of Heid-60s 18 months ago while passing through a small town that had an awesome BMW shop (name left out deliberately). It took me a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,902
Posted By AwolArn
I have an 07 GSA. First bike since college and...

I have an 07 GSA. First bike since college and that was a while ago. I love my GSA, but as with all love, something comes along that causes lust. The Bible warns us of such things. However, that...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2012, 12:47 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,354
Posted By AwolArn
WHATEVER! I ride my ole girl everywhere the GS's...

WHATEVER! I ride my ole girl everywhere the GS's have gone on the rides I've been with. And I'm only 5'9 and 160# soaking wet. But I'm a retired Squid and have a mean streak endowed by my...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-19-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 602
Posted By AwolArn
Denton Texas to Las Vegas on a new-to-me HP2

After several years of lust and desire, and after convincing myself that I did NOT want, need, desire an HP2, I spazzed out and went and bought one. It was in Denton Texas and I needed to get it to...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,351
Posted By AwolArn
Yeah, I just joined HP2Enduro. Same screen name....

Yeah, I just joined HP2Enduro. Same screen name. I will try to post pics over there too. I need to get a smug mug account but just haven't had the time yet. Busy sitting in the garage making...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,351
Posted By AwolArn
Here is all the stuff the PO did to the bike. It...

Here is all the stuff the PO did to the bike. It is turn-key. The only thing I would like to add is heated grips. This bike is AWESOME!

2006 BMW HP2 Enduro 18,648 miles $15,000. I am a 60 year...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2012, 01:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,351
Posted By AwolArn
Thanks for doing that! I am so glad that site is...

Thanks for doing that! I am so glad that site is still up and running, more so now that I actually own one. Wait, am I dreaming? NOPE!!! Just looked in the garage and right in front of my trusty...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,757
Posted By AwolArn
I'm happy to report that I am the newest member...

I'm happy to report that I am the newest member of the club! I just rode it to Las Vegas from Denton TX in 3 days. 1350-ish miles in 3 days. Longest day was 533 miles. It was a blast! It makes...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,757
Posted By AwolArn
...and others who are about to.... :evil ...

...and others who are about to.... :evil

Great thread that answered a lot of lingering questions.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,818
Posted By AwolArn
+1 as well.

+1 as well.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,560
Posted By AwolArn
My 2 cents worth: +1 for OneOff HID lights. ...

My 2 cents worth:

+1 for OneOff HID lights. I did both beams and love them.
+1 for Skeen P-3 Lights on both ends. I like to see and been seen.

+1 for ALT Rider accessories. They are made in...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 26,233
Posted By AwolArn
LTS Thanks for the detailed info. I put my Rox...

LTS Thanks for the detailed info. I put my Rox Risers on my 07 GSA today. The only thing I have to add is this:

Mark the handle bars where they attach to the original clamps BEFORE you take the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,827
Posted By AwolArn
LMAO but that is good advice!!! I dropped the...

LMAO but that is good advice!!! I dropped the beast twice in the last week practicing slow turns in the dirt and BOTH times I sang soprano for a few hours after a less than graceful re-mount. Damn...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,753
Posted By AwolArn
Thanks again for the ideas and input. I bought a...

Thanks again for the ideas and input. I bought a pair of Sidi Squeak-Fires, Rox Risers, fluid guards, handle bar stops, drive shaft spacer, and oil cooler guard. I am going to put on a pair of...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,753
Posted By AwolArn
Thanks to everyone who replied with such solid...

Thanks to everyone who replied with such solid advice and insight! I really appreciate it. :clap:clap

I am going to have an awesome April! RawHyde Apr 13-17 with Base Camp Alpha adventure. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,753
Posted By AwolArn
Going to RawHyde; ? on protective gear for the bike.

I finally found a hole in my schedule to squeeze in the Adventure Motorcycling Course at RawHyde in April. I am riding my own bike out there. It is a pretty stock 07 R1200GS Adv. I have the BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,547
Posted By AwolArn
I gotta chime in on this one. Coming from a...

I gotta chime in on this one. Coming from a trailer park in the mountains of Colorado, I knew some Harley riders growing up. They were mostly red necks from the trailer park who rode the 2 miles...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 72,089
Posted By AwolArn
Squeak-Fires

I just pulled the trigger on a new pair of Crossfires. They were $499 at Performance Cycle of Colorado in Denver. I wanted something with max protection for off-road since I signed up for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 226,700
Posted By AwolArn
+1 for 1Off! I got my kit in the mail within...

+1 for 1Off! I got my kit in the mail within days of ordering it. I had an issue with the Hi Beam. It did not work. I sent a PM to them on here and had TWO guys email, PM, and call me to get it...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 226,700
Posted By AwolArn
Dang, that was fast! Placing the order until...

Dang, that was fast! Placing the order until getting the email that it shipped was about 40 minutes!

I don't know what the specs for the Cherokee lights are. It was a rental from our flying...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 226,700
Posted By AwolArn
OK, I'm in! Just ordered a high and low beam...

OK, I'm in! Just ordered a high and low beam conversion from 1Off. It seems they have the best reviews and customer service. I love riding at night as much as I love flying at night, but deer...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,743
Posted By AwolArn
Two words? Toot the horn and you get the...

Two words? Toot the horn and you get the nickname for mine:

ROAD RUNNER! mmMEEP MMEEP!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,280
Posted By AwolArn
:rofl:rofl:rofl LMAO! That's a good one. I...

:rofl:rofl:rofl

LMAO! That's a good one. I tell my young flight students this:

"Old age and TREACHERY will ALWAYS overcome youth and enthusiasm!"
:clap:clap:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 57,170
Posted By AwolArn
I'm with you XDriver. I'll take my Daddy's old...

I'm with you XDriver. I'll take my Daddy's old 87 CJ-7 that was re-geared, locked and lifted over anything else out there for what we do in it: Get up back country in Colorado. It goes places I...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,280
Posted By AwolArn
Quoting the movie Old School first for those with...

Quoting the movie Old School first for those with chilren: "EAR MUFFS"

That is local Navy slang for that irritating bit of skin on the backside of your ***sack...
:evil
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,280
Posted By AwolArn
Laugh 1200 GSA vs Ninja 750

So I've been riding for almost 2 years on my beloved Road Runner, an 07 GSA. On my way home from an afternoon break at the coffee shop, this dude on a Ninja 750 ends up in a lane next to me but...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 838
Posted By AwolArn
Good advice Desert. I'm trying to feel it out...

Good advice Desert. I'm trying to feel it out and not kill myself. Made it 13 months and 3000 miles so far, and the only dent is my pannier. :) I tried taking it onto the beach. It was deep and...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 838
Posted By AwolArn
Didn't feel a thing. It just flipped over and...

Didn't feel a thing. It just flipped over and was back in the slipstream. Like I said, I'm a NOOB! Geez if yer gonna bust my nuts over this, I'll throw you into a King Air then ask you why you...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 838
Posted By AwolArn
Bent BMW aluminum side pannier and hinge

HELP! I did a major bonehead thing on my R1200GSA. I went for a 30 mile ride at speeds up to 85. When I stopped, I discovered that I not latched the forward latch on my pannier, so it flew open...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-25-2010, 09:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,209
Posted By AwolArn
I live down on the Island (Padre) too. I catch...

I live down on the Island (Padre) too. I catch Reds, Specks, and Flounder off my back deck. Best fishing is at night when my neighbors underwater fishing lights come on. The trout are in there...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 694
Posted By AwolArn
Looks like a low seat for sure. I dunno what...

Looks like a low seat for sure. I dunno what kind. I'm looking for a low seat myself. My 31" inseam is stretching too much most of the time riding on the stock seat.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,031
Posted By AwolArn
I just finished putting on both of the Skene...

I just finished putting on both of the Skene Photon Blasters and the P-3 tail lights. The actual installation didn't take all that long, even for a DS like me. The hardest part was finding a wire...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 744
Posted By AwolArn
I just finished washing my 07 GSA and when I...

I just finished washing my 07 GSA and when I started it, it did the same thing (like every other time I wash it). It went away after a couple seconds at most, but it sure sounded bad. Everytime I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2010, 11:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,031
Posted By AwolArn
I finally was successful with a forum search and...

I finally was successful with a forum search and pulled up this thread. After reading it, I ordered the Photon Blaster front lights and P-3 brake lights. I'll let y'all know how it works out. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 661
Posted By AwolArn
The horn on my 07 GSA sounds so much like the...

The horn on my 07 GSA sounds so much like the Road Runner's Beep Beep (the cartoon character) that that is what we took to calling it! It's now known as the Road Runner. I still want a better horn...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2010, 07:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,719
Posted By AwolArn
Living in Corpus Christi now gives me the chance...

Living in Corpus Christi now gives me the chance to ride my 07 GSA through gusty winds most everyday. I live out on Padre Island, and have to go over a high 4 lane bridge everyday to cross the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2010, 02:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,076
Posted By AwolArn
I'm 5'9, 160# 30" inseam. My 07 GSA is the first...

I'm 5'9, 160# 30" inseam. My 07 GSA is the first bike I've owned in my "adult" life. Rode some motocross and enduro in my teens. Tested Harleys but just couldn't get used to the laid back seating...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-16-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,638
Posted By AwolArn
SteveO, Here's my Noob impression of the MSF...

SteveO,
Here's my Noob impression of the MSF Course: I took it in Denver the day AFTER I bought my first bike, a 2007 R1200 GS Adventure. I had some motocross and enduro riding experience from...
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