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Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By VolInGA
I have about 10,000 miles on mine and mostly love...

I have about 10,000 miles on mine and mostly love it. Very comfortable after break in (which takes a couple of thousand miles), but all day comfortable. Only two negatives for me so far. It's a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 905
Posted By VolInGA
Seems like that method will be blocking your...

Seems like that method will be blocking your taillight. Even if only partially blocked, I don't think I would want to travel that way, especially in a major city. If you are going to ship the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 4,699
Views: 720,828
Posted By VolInGA
Now I'm getting kinda jealous.............

Now I'm getting kinda jealous.............
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4,699
Views: 720,828
Posted By VolInGA
They must REALLY be accurate!!!

They must REALLY be accurate!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4,699
Views: 720,828
Posted By VolInGA
I lined mine with clear contact paper about a...

I lined mine with clear contact paper about a year ago and it's held up great.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,552
Posted By VolInGA
Kind of have to agree with Jet in being perplexed...

Kind of have to agree with Jet in being perplexed by this post. You mention the broken bags as the first issue, although it's an issue that you caused. Later it's not an issue. You title the post...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,101
Posted By VolInGA
You worry WAY too much and put way too much in to...

You worry WAY too much and put way too much in to what you read here. You typically only hear about the bad stuff. Think of all of us that ride trouble free and never say a word about it. I would...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 574
Posted By VolInGA
Not sure why you don't hear much about them on...

Not sure why you don't hear much about them on here, but I replaced the Anakees that came on my 2012 ADV with Dunlop Trailmax and love them. Probably 80% pavement and 20% dirt. Excellent tire as...
Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 96,543
Posted By VolInGA
Right there on the tail, N3N-3 floatplane. ...

Right there on the tail, N3N-3 floatplane. Training aircraft built in a factory owned by the Navy called, the Naval Aircraft Factory. (Only know that because I looked it up after seeing it there)
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 96,543
Posted By VolInGA
Second both of these comments. The museum is...

Second both of these comments. The museum is amazing and there is a Dreamland in Birmingham. It's about 15 minutes from Barber on the back side of the Univ. of Ala. Birmingham campus.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4,699
Views: 720,828
Posted By VolInGA
Saddlemen Adventure Track. I bought one last...

Saddlemen Adventure Track. I bought one last summer and love it. I tried an Airhawk first, which was an improvement over stock, but still not great for long distances. The Adv Track definitely...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By VolInGA
If they don't respond to emails and the person...

If they don't respond to emails and the person answering their phone has never heard of a GS, I don't think I'd waste my time or money on their product.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,917
Posted By VolInGA
Seattle Sports Deluxe deck Bag. $65!!

Seattle Sports Deluxe deck Bag. $65!!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,962
Posted By VolInGA
The letter says BMW discovered the issue in July...

The letter says BMW discovered the issue in July 2013, not 2012.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,737
Posted By VolInGA
It's pretty common to ride plugged tires for...

It's pretty common to ride plugged tires for thousands of miles without issue. In this case, I would only listen to one opinion, and that's your own. If it is going to be in the back of your mind...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,995
Posted By VolInGA
What is that sticking up between the seat and...

What is that sticking up between the seat and fuel tank? Looks like a piece of trim with double sided tape that was knocked loose......
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,949
Posted By VolInGA
+1. Unless you are riding at the exact same...

+1. Unless you are riding at the exact same speed over the exact same roads in the exact same weather with the exact same tire pressure......well, you get it. 1-2 MPG difference could even be a...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 14,749
Posted By VolInGA
If only this were true. The entire powersports...

If only this were true. The entire powersports industry is going through similar issues. Motorcycles from virtually all manufacturers, sleds and quads and Yankee gasoline is partially to blame.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,267
Posted By VolInGA
Option #3 to consider, Saddlemen Adventure Track....

Option #3 to consider, Saddlemen Adventure Track. I tried a Sargent and was very underwhelmed. Went with the Adv Track and haven't looked back.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,310
Posted By VolInGA
While it's true that the GS is the wrong bike if...

While it's true that the GS is the wrong bike if you are doing technical off-road riding, if you live 200 miles from the nearest dirt road, it's the perfect bike for the job. If you live on the East...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 16,796
Posted By VolInGA
Significance of this is.........??? Saying...

Significance of this is.........??? Saying the bike benefits from the use of a damper is about like saying off-road performance benefits from the use of off-road tires.
Forum: Racing 12-21-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 57,444
Posted By VolInGA
Kurt Caselli Article

This probably isn't the right place to post this, but since so many here are off-road riders it should be of interest. Mods, feel free to move it.

I'm not a big fan of ESPN, but every once in a...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2013, 03:51 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 16,796
Posted By VolInGA
Not so sure I would single out BMW on this one. ...

Not so sure I would single out BMW on this one. ANY manufacturer is going to follow advice of their attorney and admit nothing, regardless of cause, when a death is involved. The world we live in...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4,699
Views: 720,828
Posted By VolInGA
Thanks for sharing! Ordering one today!

Thanks for sharing! Ordering one today!
Forum: Beasts 12-09-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 488,560
Posted By VolInGA
It's not a skid plate, just a cover, mostly...

It's not a skid plate, just a cover, mostly plastic. There is an optional metal skid plate though.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2,532
Views: 439,621
Posted By VolInGA
I'd be more inclined to believe the BMW press...

I'd be more inclined to believe the BMW press release. A lot of the "BMW guys" at the show are just contract spokespeople that travel the show circuit. Some are pretty well informed, some don't...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-08-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1,032
Views: 366,311
Posted By VolInGA
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-Wx8FuRC3lrc/UqU...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-Wx8FuRC3lrc/UqULCBY1DRI/AAAAAAAAeUI/t-2BSYy2Cno/w896-h600-no/DSC_4662.JPG
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-08-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4,366
Views: 1,631,351
Posted By VolInGA
Blake Young destroying a Dunlop in the winner's...

Blake Young destroying a Dunlop in the winner's circle at Barber Motorsports Park back in 2011......which led to the AMA banning burnouts in the winner's circle.
...
Forum: Beasts 12-05-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 488,560
Posted By VolInGA
http://m.motorcyclistonline.com/firstrides/suzuki_...

http://m.motorcyclistonline.com/firstrides/suzuki_v_strom_1000_first_ride/
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,839
Posted By VolInGA
The sales numbers, as you mentioned, seem to...

The sales numbers, as you mentioned, seem to speak for themselves and seem to say they have a pretty good idea about where to go with their product line. The sales numbers the past couple of years...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-30-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,786
Posted By VolInGA
A little different variation of the Suzuki and a...

A little different variation of the Suzuki and a windmill picture.
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/2mySQT8bCBtMhVN0svey1XPqaL63I_lcyGkylhMefbIv=w924-h648-no
Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,894
Posted By VolInGA
I bought mine last September, put 300 miles on it...

I bought mine last September, put 300 miles on it the first few days, then broke my collar bone and tore my rotator cuff (not bike related). The bike sat in the garage untouched until March. Zero...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,614
Posted By VolInGA
There was sarcasm in my comment Jim. The flying...

There was sarcasm in my comment Jim. The flying debris could be an issue, and yes, definitely more so off-road or in groups, but the OP was complaining about his protectors not keeping bugs out of...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-26-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1,923
Views: 1,061,404
Posted By VolInGA
MUCH better idea!!

MUCH better idea!!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,614
Posted By VolInGA
How do all of those K bike riders (or any other...

How do all of those K bike riders (or any other water cooled bike owners) survive without TT radiator/bug protectors?? Someone tell me this post is a joke.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,299
Posted By VolInGA
Damn! I'm glad I live in the south where...

Damn! I'm glad I live in the south where winterizing consists of putting the liner in the jacket, breaking out the insulated riding pants and finding that warmer pair of gloves.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-25-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1,923
Views: 1,061,404
Posted By VolInGA
Things to do: 1. Vacation in Greece. 2. Rent...

Things to do:
1. Vacation in Greece.
2. Rent motorcycle on vacation in Greece.
3. Speed on rented motorcycle while on vacation in Greece.
4. Get pulled over by these officers.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,206
Posted By VolInGA
Not worth getting upset about in my book,...

Not worth getting upset about in my book, although it seems like that horse is already out of the barn. You have an extra button. Just look at it kind of like that light switch some people have in...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-17-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1,032
Views: 366,311
Posted By VolInGA
OK, not a dropped bike, but more of a picked up...

OK, not a dropped bike, but more of a picked up bike. Also at Road Atlanta, this genius decided to ride between the chain link fence and the metal barrier. Kept riding as the two got closer...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-17-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1,032
Views: 366,311
Posted By VolInGA
Not me, just some guy at Road Atlanta a few years...

Not me, just some guy at Road Atlanta a few years ago. Brand new bike, still had the drive out dealer tag on it. New rider, or at least I assume he was, since he came to a stop and just never put...
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