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Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 48,187
Posted By AwolArn
I put A3's on my 07 GSA while passing through...

I put A3's on my 07 GSA while passing through Salt Lake City at the start of a 10 day journey. The brand new Heidenau K60s that I had put on 2 days before vibrated so badly that I pulled over 3...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,436
Posted By AwolArn
I use S-100, and toilet scrubber brush, and...

I use S-100, and toilet scrubber brush, and another stiffer brush from Lowe's They were way cheap and do the job. I still end up with bloody knuckles. Then again, she gets a bi-annual bath. Clean...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,517
Posted By AwolArn
BRAVO! From an alumni of your fine...

BRAVO! From an alumni of your fine establishment, WELL SAID SIR! :clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:freaky:freaky:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,517
Posted By AwolArn
Pissed [QUOTE=Faja;27039659]I've been to those schools...

[QUOTE=Faja;27039659]I've been to those schools (Rawhyde was one), the fields were littered with GS parts and the dealers were off to the side grinning. I've taken a standard GS with me on the White...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By AwolArn
I'd like to see old style turn signals! That...

I'd like to see old style turn signals! That single sided Japanese-styled switch that is the size of Mt Ranier is ridiculous! I like my 07 switch gear way better. IMHO they took a huge step...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By AwolArn
20 miles? yup, I do. Invariably I find some...

20 miles? yup, I do. Invariably I find some loose dirt or hill I want to drop into, so I just stop, pop the air out, and continue on. I run Anakee 3's too though so it helps a lot IMHO. If I had...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,947
Posted By AwolArn
That would be sweet! Subtle clean up of the lines...

That would be sweet! Subtle clean up of the lines so it doesn't look so "busy." I like it!!! that would be enough to wait for. :clap:clap:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,947
Posted By AwolArn
2016 Rumors?

Ok, it's mid-June.... Anyone hear anything about what may be in the works for the 2016 GSA? Other than the S1000XR, I haven't heard anything from my dealer friends at Las Vegas BMW about what's in...
Forum: Face Plant 06-06-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,411
Posted By AwolArn
Pissed :eek1:eek1:eek1 Dude, I gotta disagree...

:eek1:eek1:eek1
Dude, I gotta disagree wholeheartedly. My Mom is 70 and is running 2 marathons THIS WEEKEND back to back, in 2 states, in 2 days. She ran her FIRST marathon at 50! Her boyfriend is...
Forum: Vendors 06-05-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,362
Posted By AwolArn
That's a good idea. I need to find someone with...

That's a good idea. I need to find someone with a DVD drive that I can transfer it to, if that's cool with JVB... :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By AwolArn
The same thing happened to me a few months ago on...

The same thing happened to me a few months ago on my 07 GSA, but at 35,000 miles. I watched the JVD Video and looked it over. In the end i took it to the shop and forked over the $$$ and had them...
Forum: Vendors 06-05-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,362
Posted By AwolArn
Any chance you could put the videos online for...

Any chance you could put the videos online for online download once the fee is paid? I bought mine several years ago. Have since upgraded to a laptop with no DVD drive... Grrrr. It is my only...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By AwolArn
I have an 07 with a lock that's getting stiffer...

I have an 07 with a lock that's getting stiffer and stiffer to turn. I shot a bunch of T-9 lubricant (won't gum up and attract dirt like WD40) and then banged it with a hammer. Then rolled the box...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 877
Posted By AwolArn
I'd also recommend Basin Motor Works in Mancos,...

I'd also recommend Basin Motor Works in Mancos, CO. They are in the SW corner of CO between Cortez and Durango and may be your closest option. They have tires and can do most anything to fix the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,790
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: 31
Views: 1,930
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: 118
Views: 15,633
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: 396
Views: 62,768
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: 426
Views: 50,954
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: 12
Views: 1,384
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: 12
Views: 1,384
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: 12
Views: 1,384
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: 1,007
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: 1,948
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: 2,603
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: Epic Ride Reports 03-15-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 46,169
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: 63
Views: 6,851
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: Epic Ride Reports 02-28-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 46,169
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: 1,099
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: 40
Views: 2,507
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: 40
Views: 2,507
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: 101
Views: 14,602
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: 101
Views: 14,602
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: 4,191
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: 2,890
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: 219
Views: 26,953
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: Epic Ride Reports 01-26-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 46,169
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: 1,226
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: 240,821
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: Epic Ride Reports 12-24-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 46,169
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! ...
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