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Forum: Equipment 01-26-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By Alphamale11
Newer iPads (Retina display and previous model)...

Newer iPads (Retina display and previous model) are a single SKU. meaning that it works on any carrier and is unlocked out of the box. Anything before that will need to be either unlocked from the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 886
Posted By Alphamale11
I purchased the HT's last year. For the money,...

I purchased the HT's last year. For the money, it's a good system. The instructions are not well written and customer care is iffy. They are slow to respond (if at all), and while my fits and work,...
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By Alphamale11
http://www.dietzracing.com/ I rebuilt an 01...

http://www.dietzracing.com/

I rebuilt an 01 GSXR600 using LOT's of parts bought through him. He knows his suzuki's. Good guy.
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 64,011
Posted By Alphamale11
Not really. I have 40,000 on my 2009 Heritage...

Not really. I have 40,000 on my 2009 Heritage Classic. 0 trouble, period. My GS is fun and I really enjoy it. But the HD is very comfy and just feels right. I recently knocked out a 600+ mile day on...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-10-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By Alphamale11
I'm in Tucson and I have a garage. If it's not...

I'm in Tucson and I have a garage. If it's not too far out of the way, you're welcome to leave your gear here.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-07-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 98,113
Posted By Alphamale11
Outstanding thread! In every trip I've planned, I...

Outstanding thread! In every trip I've planned, I always needed to break down my days based on where I would end (camp/hotel). I've never though of churches, schools, parks etc. (No cemetaries...
Forum: The Garage 01-28-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,440
Posted By Alphamale11
I had an 03K12GT. Amazing bike. I love the white...

I had an 03K12GT. Amazing bike. I love the white on yours.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-14-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,863
Posted By Alphamale11
For street? Suzuki SV650. Great bikes, very...

For street? Suzuki SV650. Great bikes, very reliable and not too sporty. Enduro, BMW 650. Stay away from the high-powerd 600 crothc rockets (CBR, R6 etc). Just my .02
Forum: Trip Planning 12-30-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,097
Posted By Alphamale11
+1 on Krav Maga. I've been training for 3 years...

+1 on Krav Maga. I've been training for 3 years with an Israeli instructor. It is.brutal, efficient and quick.
The best lessons I've ever learned from it have nothing to.do with actual fighting...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-27-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,051
Posted By Alphamale11
Sorry. Leaving Yuma, AZ on January 3rd.

Sorry. Leaving Yuma, AZ on January 3rd.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-27-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,051
Posted By Alphamale11
I'm planning on leaving Yuma by 6 or 7. Into San...

I'm planning on leaving Yuma by 6 or 7. Into San Diego before 9 and on up. Maybe a stop for breakfast at Kono's. I'll send you a PM when I leave.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-26-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,051
Posted By Alphamale11
Ride for Dad

Hello all. My father died January this year. He was diagnosed with lung cancer on my birthday and passed 10 days later. He was a true rider, averaging 12-15,000 miles a year. He always said that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-18-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,954
Posted By Alphamale11
I'm almost to the point of buying it by the case....

I'm almost to the point of buying it by the case. So far I've used it on: my helmet, windscreen, granite countertops, leather couches, fridge and stove surfaces, my road bike (awesome for this),...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,109
Posted By Alphamale11
+ 1 on the Eagle Creek. Rolled or folded makes no...

+ 1 on the Eagle Creek. Rolled or folded makes no difference. Wrinkling is always a factor. I ride 3 and 1/2 hours and visit 15 clients once a month. I HIGHLY recommend Brooks Brothers non-iron...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By Alphamale11
Emailed you. No shock, but I can pick up and have...

Emailed you. No shock, but I can pick up and have a garage for repair.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,106
Posted By Alphamale11
I just finished the 24K on my 06GS. Do yourself a...

I just finished the 24K on my 06GS. Do yourself a favor and buy the JVB DVD. It makes it dead simple. I watched the DVD first, ordered and bought all of the needed supplies. It took less than 3 hours...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 195,211
Posted By Alphamale11
Bought a used K12GT at *BMW Shop*. Did most of...

Bought a used K12GT at *BMW Shop*. Did most of my maintenance at home, while ordering my parts from *IH BMW Shop* (tire changes and gear too). Sold the bike to a gentleman and suggested that he take...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,956
Posted By Alphamale11
My best friend was a rep for Ducati until just...

My best friend was a rep for Ducati until just recently. He was known to frequent the boards, albeit quietly. It wasn't any corporate directive, but more a part of his work ethic. He wanted to know...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-12-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 24,011
Posted By Alphamale11
If I had seen this sooner, I would've been in....

If I had seen this sooner, I would've been in. I'll check here a bit more frequently.
Forum: Trip Planning 07-15-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 530,967
Posted By Alphamale11
Tucson Arizona

Northwest Area. Plenty of tent space and might have a guest room available. Garage, tools, truck and trailer and on occasion, beer and food.
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,448
Posted By Alphamale11
Thumbs down I've had 6 pairs of skull candy replaced in the...

I've had 6 pairs of skull candy replaced in the last 18 months. I bought two pair. Each has been replaced 3 times. They were not the $9.99 cheapies either. I gave up and switched brands a few months...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By Alphamale11
5000 miles and no issues.

5000 miles and no issues.
Forum: Vendors 02-24-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 122,002
Posted By Alphamale11
Skidplate and Cockpit cover recieved and...

Skidplate and Cockpit cover recieved and installed. Quality product, easy install. Looks great. Thank You!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,548
Posted By Alphamale11
I agree. I serviced both my old K bike and now my...

I agree. I serviced both my old K bike and now my 06 GS at home. When an issue arose at the dealership after I sold my K bike, the OWNER of the dealership told me straight out: " You don't service...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2011, 05:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,149
Posted By Alphamale11
Talking Although I'm not burdened with a sport coat, I do...

Although I'm not burdened with a sport coat, I do have towear one on occassion. In general. I put my dress shoes in my tail bag or saddle. I dont put me tie on until I get to workand (most important)...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,040
Posted By Alphamale11
I bought a pair about 2 years ago. They're top...

I bought a pair about 2 years ago. They're top notch. I wore them to the track once though and wore down the sole so they'll need to be re-done. But otherwise, well worth the money.
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,521
Posted By Alphamale11
Bibler I-Tent Damn spendy, but.... only two...

Bibler I-Tent
Damn spendy, but.... only two poles. Free standing which is a plus in my book. I can have it out the bag and up in less than 2 minutes. You can set it up while inside the tents....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,674
Posted By Alphamale11
Does anybody have any experience with a get-off...

Does anybody have any experience with a get-off using the Machinheartmoto's? I ask b/c I have the TT's sitting at my office. I paid a hair over $200 and Xplorermoto has the MHM's for under $150....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,650
Posted By Alphamale11
I have the non-powered one. (exact same set-up...

I have the non-powered one. (exact same set-up without power). Before you even attempt installation of the ring that attatches to the bag, take 1 that comes in the kit and head to your local harware...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,952
Posted By Alphamale11
I made the switch just a few weeks ago. I sold my...

I made the switch just a few weeks ago. I sold my 03GT and picked up a newer GS1200. I will never look back. The K is both fast and comfortable and I really miss cruise control, however the GS is...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,791
Posted By Alphamale11
I agree, thanks for the input. Just found a 97...

I agree, thanks for the input. Just found a 97 YZ250 for about $1100. Pending some small things here and there, it may have found a new home!:D
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,791
Posted By Alphamale11
Tucson, AZ. Lots of dirt around here! I haven't...

Tucson, AZ. Lots of dirt around here! I haven't actually looked for rentals but that's a great idea that I'm going to check out this week.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,791
Posted By Alphamale11
True, and after all, it's a good excuse to buy...

True, and after all, it's a good excuse to buy another toy. Umm I mean a tool for learning.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2010, 06:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,791
Posted By Alphamale11
Learning the dirt

Mods, if this belongs in another forum please move.....

How did everyone learn to ride in the dirt? I ask because the GS 1200 isn't exactly small. I have about $1100 left from the sale of the GT...
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,494
Posted By Alphamale11
My Spidi's H2out's are great. Ive ridden as low...

My Spidi's H2out's are great. Ive ridden as low as 38 and I'm fine. I DO have heated grips though.
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2010, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By Alphamale11
Olympia Airglide. Not pretty stuff, but I've used...

Olympia Airglide. Not pretty stuff, but I've used it up to 90 degress and it works WELL. No complaints whatsoever.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By Alphamale11
workin on the pic.... Had a 2003 GT. Loved it....

workin on the pic.... Had a 2003 GT. Loved it. But I found too many roads less travelled that I wanted to take but couldnt. Also like the ease of maintenance piece.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By Alphamale11
FNG- Just saying Hi

Sold the GT and bought a GS just yesterday. I won't ask about oil and I've already used the search function. Looking forward to seeing some of you out there! Tried uploading the pic but it's a tad...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By Alphamale11
Purchase opinion

Greetings all, I've lurked for awhile and now I'm soliciting your opinions. Just sold my old GT. After a 3500 mile trip this summer, I've decided that it's time I joined the dark side and have thus...
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