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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 08:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 434
Posted By AwolArn
I have an 07 GSA now with 36K on it. Bought it 6...

I have an 07 GSA now with 36K on it. Bought it 6 years ago with 17K. It has been reliable and solid. I had my first maintenance hiccup last month when the transmission output seal started to leak....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,152
Posted By AwolArn
Hey y'all, Thanks for having a disagreement about...

Hey y'all, Thanks for having a disagreement about something and NOT letting it turn into a little bitch-fest argument! Sometimes I swear this site is stalked by teenage girls with how people get...
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,090
Posted By AwolArn
This sounds crazy but I take em every time. I...

This sounds crazy but I take em every time. I have a small strand of battery powered LED Christmas lights. They are all white. I throw them over the tent then turn them on until I turn in for bed....
Forum: Vendors 04-26-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 55,585
Posted By AwolArn
I have a 2007 R1200 GSA with 36,000 miles and the...

I have a 2007 R1200 GSA with 36,000 miles and the original shocks. I ride everything from freeway road to work loaded down with 50#s of luggage once a week and then to desert dirt and rock roads...
Forum: Vendors 04-26-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 41,091
Posted By AwolArn
Bought 2 of these yesterday to ride with my...

Bought 2 of these yesterday to ride with my buddy. It works great except that his mic picks up a lot of wind noise. Seems a lot of times above 30 mph, I get constant feedback in my ears. We've...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,151
Posted By AwolArn
Yeah, I know...was just wondering if people could...

Yeah, I know...was just wondering if people could tell a difference with a lower center of gravity and mass... Hoping it is easier to pick up than my 07.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,151
Posted By AwolArn
Maybe I should say something about tires to get...

Maybe I should say something about tires to get the masses stirred up and interested... Ok here goes: TKCs suck ass!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,151
Posted By AwolArn
Lifting up GSA LC vs Old Oil Head GSA after a drop/ TKCs SUCK!

I have an 07 GSA. It is in good shape for an 07 and I love chugging through the dirt around Las Vegas around 1500 - 2500 RPM. I have test rode the new LC GSA and was impressed, but haven't pulled...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By AwolArn
My dad had a 93 HD Electra Glide. When he passed...

My dad had a 93 HD Electra Glide. When he passed away, he made us sell the bike. "That's my damn bike boys! You want a bike? Go buy your own. Sell mine and split the money!" Well I did buy a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,770
Posted By AwolArn
That's some funny writing right there. I laughed...

That's some funny writing right there. I laughed the whole way through. Thanks for the chuckle. :rofl
I'd have to add one more point... Happy spouse usually means getting laid more which makes...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,471
Posted By AwolArn
"Life's too short for crappy coffee, cheap vodka,...

"Life's too short for crappy coffee, cheap vodka, and light beer!"
-AwolArn :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 43,242
Posted By AwolArn
Dude! That was fecking EPIC! Congrats on the...

Dude! That was fecking EPIC! Congrats on the achievement and for pulling it off. I followed along from the beginning, and lived vicariously though you. Thank-you for taking the time and effort to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,813
Posted By AwolArn
I have seen many of your videos on YouTube Isaac...

I have seen many of your videos on YouTube Isaac and am amazed at how you make that GS dance! Amazing riding and hard core. Thanks for the info on the WWW. I was really curious about what you ran...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 43,242
Posted By AwolArn
Thanks for that! Sort of weird to be sitting...

Thanks for that! Sort of weird to be sitting here in Chicago wondering if some kid I never met is ok on a KLR down in South America! Might have to ponder that over some jack daniels later... :slurp
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,046
Posted By AwolArn
I have a set of Anakee 3's on my 07 GSA. I do a...

I have a set of Anakee 3's on my 07 GSA. I do a lot of gravel and dirt riding here in Vegas as well as blasting down the freeway at 80 mph going to work. The tire is a good compromise for me and...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,305
Posted By AwolArn
I think I didn't say it right. When I said I...

I think I didn't say it right. When I said I used the turn signal switch and knew I didn't want one, I meant the damn switch, not the whole bike! The bike in total was not enough for me to make me...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,305
Posted By AwolArn
I have been pondering the same thing. I've read...

I have been pondering the same thing. I've read the reviews of the the GSA and also the thread about all the problems people were encountering with the new bikes. That thread seems to have gotten...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,026
Posted By AwolArn
Very true words. I am a tire whore and love...

Very true words. I am a tire whore and love trying different tires on my bike. I have yet to run the same set other than the Tourances in 4 sets so far. I knew the first time I hit freeway speed...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,026
Posted By AwolArn
I ride an 07 GSA. I had a set of Metz Tourances...

I ride an 07 GSA. I had a set of Metz Tourances first and liked them. Then put on a pair of TKC 80s. Loved them in the dirt, didn't like them so much on the highway. Seemed like the back end...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,865
Posted By AwolArn
I've called on two different bikes for sale...

I've called on two different bikes for sale online at prices that were seemingly too good to be true. Both were well farkled gently used R1200GSA's. Both of the "owners" got back to me and said the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,634
Posted By AwolArn
I have been with USAA for over 20 years. That...

I have been with USAA for over 20 years. That said, they farm their motorcycle and boat insurance out to Progressive. After getting bent over by Flo for years, I did something about it 2 years ago....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 24,935
Posted By AwolArn
I named my '07 GSA Road Runner after using the...

I named my '07 GSA Road Runner after using the horn in earnest for the first time. It just sounded exactly like the dang Road Runner with a cute little "Mmeep meep" I have since changed that out to...
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 43,242
Posted By AwolArn
Ditto! I'm stuck at a hotel / crashpad room 3-4...

Ditto! I'm stuck at a hotel / crashpad room 3-4 nights a week right now...that point in my career. This adventure is a welcome escape a couple times a week. Your RR has had me thinking and I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,119
Posted By AwolArn
I"ve been using it on my 07 GSA for about 4 years...

I"ve been using it on my 07 GSA for about 4 years now with no issues. No broken or cracked headlight and I ride a lot of dirt and rock. It's easy to pop off and clean when I wash the bike, but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-26-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1,729
Views: 237,925
Posted By AwolArn
Wile E. Coyote. Riding an HP2 I had just bought...

Wile E. Coyote. Riding an HP2 I had just bought in Denton Texas. Just outside Midland Texas on I-20. There was a ton of traffic and it was gusty as hell. :eek1 I tucked in behind an 18 wheeler...
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 43,242
Posted By AwolArn
Hey I hope y'all have a Feliz Navidad down there!...

Hey I hope y'all have a Feliz Navidad down there! I'm toasting a sip of The Glenlivet Scotch to you adventurers down there. I'm riding vicariously through you and enjoying the RR. Safe travels! ...
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 949
Views: 236,925
Posted By AwolArn
Hey I hope y'all have a Merry Christmas er rather...

Hey I hope y'all have a Merry Christmas er rather a Feliz Navidad! Loving the RR and all the unwashed stories. It is realistic and no BS and it's awesome. Ride safe. Cheers! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 43,242
Posted By AwolArn
Awesome ride report man. I really admire you for...

Awesome ride report man. I really admire you for jumping in whole-heartedly and embracing the chaos. Thanks for sharing the adventure. :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,059
Posted By AwolArn
Been there.

2 years ago when I caught my ex cheating on me, I didn't know what to do. :eek1:eek1:eek1 I Was living 2 hours north of Seattle and worked out of Vegas. I loaded up the GSA with as much crap as I...
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 949
Views: 236,925
Posted By AwolArn
Hey Reaver! This thread was a God-send for me! ...

Hey Reaver! This thread was a God-send for me! I'm finally feeling better after puking and sharting my guts out for 6 days in a row! :cry Y'alls story came at the perfect time for me. I never...
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 949
Views: 236,925
Posted By AwolArn
I've been laid up for 5 days with a severe...

I've been laid up for 5 days with a severe stomach virus and I've been going FKGNUTS!!! I just wandered upon this thread and now my guy hurts from laughing. I love it! Can't wait to see how this...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3,354
Views: 1,130,825
Posted By AwolArn
Day riding in Las Vegas city limits!

Went for a ride last week and it was perfect weather and I did a lot of dirt and rock practice at a park within the city limits. The Anny-3's worked surprisingly well, except when I stalled it. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,193
Posted By AwolArn
That's an awesome looking bike! Congrats man. ...

That's an awesome looking bike! Congrats man. It looks too clean. Get her off road and get some dirt! :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,852
Posted By AwolArn
That is such a cool paint job! Better than new! ...

That is such a cool paint job! Better than new! BMW needs to take some lessons from you.:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,193
Posted By AwolArn
I think it was just the colors. I'm not sure so...

I think it was just the colors. I'm not sure so I'd ask someone with a bigger brain like JVB. (Jim Von Baden) I HAVE AN 07 GSA and am torn between getting a late model air cooled like this one or a...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,193
Posted By AwolArn
I'd make sure the first oil change was done as...

I'd make sure the first oil change was done as required. The. I'd take it to a dealer and have them change the oil, give everything a once over and look see. If it's all good I'd say go for it!...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,265
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: 10,297
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: 51,137
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: 4,287
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...
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