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Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 836
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, 10:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,878
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, 10:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,878
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, 08:27 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,478
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, 10:00 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,478
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, 07:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,182
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, 08:26 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,203
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, 08:44 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 21,328
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, 08:24 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 32,088
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, 08:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 972
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, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1,721
Views: 232,924
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, 09:20 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 32,088
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, 09:18 PM
Replies: 949
Views: 230,260
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, 01:04 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 32,088
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, 01:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,801
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, 09:02 AM
Replies: 949
Views: 230,260
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, 11:59 PM
Replies: 949
Views: 230,260
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, 10:26 PM
Replies: 3,226
Views: 1,069,233
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, 09:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,103
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, 10:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,652
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, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,103
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, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,103
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, 02:02 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,114
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, 10:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,821
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, 10:51 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 50,325
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 07-28-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,185
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...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2012, 01:47 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,784
Posted By AwolArn
WHATEVER! I ride my ole girl everywhere the GS's...

WHATEVER! I ride my ole girl everywhere the GS's have gone on the rides I've been with. And I'm only 5'9 and 160# soaking wet. But I'm a retired Squid and have a mean streak endowed by my...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-19-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 691
Posted By AwolArn
Denton Texas to Las Vegas on a new-to-me HP2

After several years of lust and desire, and after convincing myself that I did NOT want, need, desire an HP2, I spazzed out and went and bought one. It was in Denton Texas and I needed to get it to...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,759
Posted By AwolArn
Yeah, I just joined HP2Enduro. Same screen name....

Yeah, I just joined HP2Enduro. Same screen name. I will try to post pics over there too. I need to get a smug mug account but just haven't had the time yet. Busy sitting in the garage making...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,759
Posted By AwolArn
Here is all the stuff the PO did to the bike. It...

Here is all the stuff the PO did to the bike. It is turn-key. The only thing I would like to add is heated grips. This bike is AWESOME!

2006 BMW HP2 Enduro 18,648 miles $15,000. I am a 60 year...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2012, 02:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,759
Posted By AwolArn
Thanks for doing that! I am so glad that site is...

Thanks for doing that! I am so glad that site is still up and running, more so now that I actually own one. Wait, am I dreaming? NOPE!!! Just looked in the garage and right in front of my trusty...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,605
Posted By AwolArn
I'm happy to report that I am the newest member...

I'm happy to report that I am the newest member of the club! I just rode it to Las Vegas from Denton TX in 3 days. 1350-ish miles in 3 days. Longest day was 533 miles. It was a blast! It makes...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,605
Posted By AwolArn
...and others who are about to.... :evil ...

...and others who are about to.... :evil

Great thread that answered a lot of lingering questions.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,942
Posted By AwolArn
+1 as well.

+1 as well.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,200
Posted By AwolArn
My 2 cents worth: +1 for OneOff HID lights. ...

My 2 cents worth:

+1 for OneOff HID lights. I did both beams and love them.
+1 for Skeen P-3 Lights on both ends. I like to see and been seen.

+1 for ALT Rider accessories. They are made in...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 27,901
Posted By AwolArn
LTS Thanks for the detailed info. I put my Rox...

LTS Thanks for the detailed info. I put my Rox Risers on my 07 GSA today. The only thing I have to add is this:

Mark the handle bars where they attach to the original clamps BEFORE you take the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,963
Posted By AwolArn
LMAO but that is good advice!!! I dropped the...

LMAO but that is good advice!!! I dropped the beast twice in the last week practicing slow turns in the dirt and BOTH times I sang soprano for a few hours after a less than graceful re-mount. Damn...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,903
Posted By AwolArn
Thanks again for the ideas and input. I bought a...

Thanks again for the ideas and input. I bought a pair of Sidi Squeak-Fires, Rox Risers, fluid guards, handle bar stops, drive shaft spacer, and oil cooler guard. I am going to put on a pair of...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,903
Posted By AwolArn
Thanks to everyone who replied with such solid...

Thanks to everyone who replied with such solid advice and insight! I really appreciate it. :clap:clap

I am going to have an awesome April! RawHyde Apr 13-17 with Base Camp Alpha adventure. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,903
Posted By AwolArn
Going to RawHyde; ? on protective gear for the bike.

I finally found a hole in my schedule to squeeze in the Adventure Motorcycling Course at RawHyde in April. I am riding my own bike out there. It is a pretty stock 07 R1200GS Adv. I have the BMW...
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