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Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 21,994
Posted By saltypalm
great thread, really enjoy reading! keep us...

great thread, really enjoy reading!

keep us updated
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2006, 11:23 PM
Replies: 2,624
Views: 516,707
Posted By saltypalm
:wave

:wave
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2006, 10:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,635
Posted By saltypalm
:thumb good looking scoot!

:thumb

good looking scoot!
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2006, 10:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,690
Posted By saltypalm
i agree. i have not rode the other two, but the...

i agree. i have not rode the other two, but the RT is not no slouch when carving up the twisties. yes, in a straight line drag race the FJR and GT will pull... but what? many scoots will pull all day...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2006, 10:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,214
Posted By saltypalm
thanks for the feedback all :thumb i can...

thanks for the feedback all :thumb

i can see we are all divided on this traction control stuff:lol3

i know that when abs came out on bikes i was really happy to have it, though many thought...
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2006, 09:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,214
Posted By saltypalm
traction control

i read somewhere where bmw plans on considering traction control for the 07 rt. anyone confirm this?

lets see, traction control, abs, maybe airbags?

hmmmm....:deal
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2006, 09:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,435
Posted By saltypalm
i'd rather hit the bag 'first' then anything...

i'd rather hit the bag 'first' then anything else, so why not. maybe it'll slow me down a few clicks so i have time to appreciate my last few moments here.

:evil
Forum: Road warriors 06-01-2006, 10:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,877
Posted By saltypalm
...the new design will be out and these models...

...the new design will be out and these models won't mean a thing:evil
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2006, 10:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,877
Posted By saltypalm
just picked mine up, 19020 esa,ob,cruise ...

just picked mine up, 19020

esa,ob,cruise

paid msrp, but split the cost of radio with dealer and they threw in clear signal free.


i love the bike:)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-21-2006, 11:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,154
Posted By saltypalm
subtle, but always memorable, thats why i like you

subtle, but always memorable, thats why i like you
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2005, 03:11 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,345
Posted By saltypalm
my gs won't start since katrina. that piece of...

my gs won't start since katrina. that piece of shit fell over on its side during the storm(obviously a poorly engineered center stand) and just LAID there like a lazy fuck under 5 feet of saltwater. ...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-24-2005, 11:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,759
Posted By saltypalm
gumption :evil

gumption
:evil
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2005, 08:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,168
Posted By saltypalm
glad your fine. scary pics! good job...

glad your fine. scary pics!

good job keeping the rubber down! :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2005, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,027
Posted By saltypalm
http://www.alfenterprises.com/images/receivers_amf...

http://www.alfenterprises.com/images/receivers_amfmradios/dt200v.jpg

this has worked pretty good for me. can read about it here: linky...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2005, 07:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,447
Posted By saltypalm
it goes hand in hand with gated-community living...

it goes hand in hand with gated-community living :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2005, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,409
Posted By saltypalm
:eek1 :yikes :arg a bent rod from laying...

:eek1 :yikes :arg

a bent rod from laying on the side? wow. scary. good post.
i'll think about that pic next time i see blue smoke at startup after it sat for a week on the sidestand :vardy
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2005, 11:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By saltypalm
when you put the plate back on you may have to...

when you put the plate back on you may have to wrestle with the crash bar to line up the holes with the bolts. first time i found it to be a booger. since then i use a LONG srewdriver to leverage the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2005, 11:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 828
Posted By saltypalm
i rode my front tourance till almost bald. as...

i rode my front tourance till almost bald. as long as it holds air you should be ok. just remember that less grooves there means less bite in the wet.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2005, 09:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,826
Posted By saltypalm
60,000 miles on my 02 adv. zero trouble. nada....

60,000 miles on my 02 adv. zero trouble. nada. zip. zilch. rear drive solid!
plenty of tires :D

yeah it makes some funny noises from time to time but i ignore 'em :1drink
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2005, 06:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,386
Posted By saltypalm
A fine read Sho! You really have a talent with...

A fine read Sho! You really have a talent with words. I enjoyed that very much :thumb

Now we will be expecting another one... perhaps the road to lima :deal

Yeah Sho! :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2005, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,027
Posted By saltypalm
harley ultra super duper chrome glide :lol3

harley ultra super duper chrome glide :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2005, 07:43 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 14,075
Posted By saltypalm
good god man! what a ride!! :yikes :yikes ...

good god man! what a ride!!
:yikes :yikes :yikes :eek2
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2005, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 538
Posted By saltypalm
nice post, good job! there are no old bold...

nice post, good job!

there are no old bold riders.

rubber side down

:freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2005, 01:56 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,582
Posted By saltypalm
i use the same set up for music, cept i only live...

i use the same set up for music, cept i only live 30 mins from work :cry
but it still takes me 2 hours to get home :1drink
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2005, 01:30 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,582
Posted By saltypalm
:rofl :rofl :rofl i think someone needs a...

:rofl :rofl :rofl

i think someone needs a little vacation :freaky

better yet, the powerball :jump
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2005, 01:23 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,180
Posted By saltypalm
i've been asked the 'carry' question many times...

i've been asked the 'carry' question many times as i enjoy solo trips to nowhere. funny, i never felt the need to carry on the bike. i think the risk of not carrying is included in the entry price to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2005, 01:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,598
Posted By saltypalm
just keep going. you can do it :deal

just keep going. you can do it :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2005, 12:58 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,582
Posted By saltypalm
:lol3 yes, and it does not take much to 'provoke'...

:lol3 yes, and it does not take much to 'provoke' over-worked, under-paid, and tired hospital staff now does it? :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2005, 12:55 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 14,075
Posted By saltypalm
hit a prairie dog in colorado accelerating out of...

hit a prairie dog in colorado accelerating out of a turn. quite a muted thud and the gs just leered back over its shoulder while charging forward. back home in louisiana i had a close call with a 10...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2005, 12:40 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,582
Posted By saltypalm
what if you dont want to? :evil

what if you dont want to? :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2005, 12:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,079
Posted By saltypalm
6000 miles/ 7 days, and several 5-6000 milers...

6000 miles/ 7 days, and several 5-6000 milers over 9-10days. longest non-stop - el paso to new orleans (1100-1200) miles < 24 hrs (16 i think it was :evil )

its unusual for me to log less than 600...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2005, 12:16 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,582
Posted By saltypalm
initially, riding in the rain made me nervous....

initially, riding in the rain made me nervous. then it became a pleasant distraction from the searing louisiana heat. now its a real blast to ride in the downpours passing cagers and staring at their...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2005, 08:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,399
Posted By saltypalm
i thought the second jug was an emergency backup?...

i thought the second jug was an emergency backup? i just usually leave the plug out of it!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2005, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 755
Posted By saltypalm
skimp? no, lazy yes

skimp? no, lazy yes
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2005, 01:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,461
Posted By saltypalm
http://www.day-long.com/ great for going the...

http://www.day-long.com/

great for going the distance, not so great off-road. super comfortable... allows one to drain fuel tanks with minimal fuss

stock seat was a pain in the arse
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2005, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 755
Posted By saltypalm
i reused mine and torqued to spec without any...

i reused mine and torqued to spec without any trouble, tranny & engine... fwiw
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2005, 08:38 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 108,186
Posted By saltypalm
'02 GSAD bought new. 50k miles. routine...

'02 GSAD bought new. 50k miles. routine maintenance. dino oil. no problemos. seems faster now than ever before.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2005, 08:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,291
Posted By saltypalm
my rear tire had a smidge of play at 48k service....

my rear tire had a smidge of play at 48k service. tech looked at it and told me it's nothing to worry about. i was told that it is common and usually much more pronounced than mine. they did adjust...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2005, 08:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,729
Posted By saltypalm
i have a russell and live with one foot down at a...

i have a russell and live with one foot down at a time. i got used to it after while. i'm 6'2", 250# question, russell's are adjustable for height? how?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2005, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By saltypalm
[QUOTE=max_Kool]I see 2 options. First are these,...

[QUOTE=max_Kool]I see 2 options. First are these, from BMW of saltlakecity (http://www.bmwofsaltlake.com/store/handlebar_risers.html), these are supposed to raise the bars bij 1.5' and pull them back...
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