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Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,632
Posted By comac90
Agreed. I've just found it easy to be 'shrewd'...

Agreed. I've just found it easy to be 'shrewd' with the BMWs (and Land Rover Defenders :deal). :D

T
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,632
Posted By comac90
That's a really good point. I just bought my...

That's a really good point. I just bought my first 'brand new GSA', but I've had several BMWs and I've sold every one of them for more than I paid. I doubt there are many brands with which one...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 5,406
Views: 887,751
Posted By comac90
I'm local, so I can't speak to Internet sales....

I'm local, so I can't speak to Internet sales. They do offer discounts on parts with bike purchases ... Maybe up to a year?? Maybe others - not sure. I've bought 3 bikes in two years from them and...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5,406
Views: 887,751
Posted By comac90
Sweet!! Yes - Eurosport is, without the...

Sweet!!

Yes - Eurosport is, without the question, the best dealer I've ever worked with. I've bought several bikes (and a ton of gear) from them. Justin and the whole crew are awesome. I cannot...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,632
Posted By comac90
Maybe one of them standing alone would be minor,...

Maybe one of them standing alone would be minor, IMO. but, put them all together and the GS is simply a "more capable all around bike" ... which was the question I was responding, too.

And, yes...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,632
Posted By comac90
I suppose it depends on your priorities. If cost...

I suppose it depends on your priorities. If cost is a factor or if you hate electronics, the Yama could be for you. If cost and electronics don't scare you off, then there are a number of things I...
Forum: Upcoming 11-15-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,297
Posted By comac90
Maybe - but, some of those "farts" are pretty...

Maybe - but, some of those "farts" are pretty talented in the GS Giants stuff ...

I enjoyed it this past year.
T
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,520
Posted By comac90
I don't recall the differences right off, but the...

I don't recall the differences right off, but the stronger tranny they use in the GSA and RT would be a good option it seems ... or so I read/dealer said. I don't know anything about the springs,...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,632
Posted By comac90
Seriously! Or, do it yourself and save even more...

Seriously! Or, do it yourself and save even more ... I've never spent more than $112. :deal
T
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5,406
Views: 887,751
Posted By comac90
Uh, yeah!! You know it! :evil Of course, my 5-yr...

Uh, yeah!! You know it! :evil Of course, my 5-yr old son's sounds were way better than mine when he got on it. :rofl

Thanks-
T
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5,406
Views: 887,751
Posted By comac90
Does unpacking it count?

Does uncrating it count as doing something to it? :evil

The crate ...
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/640x480q90/538/JcKVCd.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/eyJcKVCdj)

Seeing it for the first...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,540
Posted By comac90
I just bought a 2015 GSA. No question the new...

I just bought a 2015 GSA. No question the new bikes handle the extra weight better. I have read the new bikes' CG is lower ... Due in no small part to the redesigned gas tank. The new GSA is...
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 20,047
Posted By comac90
My Experience: CRASHING a RP3 jacket and KLIM pants

I commute daily year-round no matter what (barring ice). Snow, rain, 100+ degrees, 4 degrees - doesn't matter. On weekends, I ride a bit of gravel road, double track, wide single track. I hit a lot...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-14-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,145
Posted By comac90
Great pics! I have a whole crew of friends in...

Great pics! I have a whole crew of friends in Moab right now for the week. How I wish I was with them, but at least they're letting me live a little vicariously thru pics they keep sending. Good...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-14-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 655
Views: 139,520
Posted By comac90
Awesome video! i'm envious! :D

Awesome video! i'm envious! :D
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2,168
Views: 375,090
Posted By comac90
My 2010 does the EXACT same thing. I've been...

My 2010 does the EXACT same thing. I've been meaning to ask the dealer, too, but I never think about it when I'm there … at 2-3 times per month (commuting daily), it's annoying, but apparently not...
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2,168
Views: 375,090
Posted By comac90
You're right, they are different thicknesses and...

You're right, they are different thicknesses and different fits but, the only motorcycle on which I get side-to-side turbulence wearing any of my jackets is with the Club & t-shirt on the R12R with...
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2,168
Views: 375,090
Posted By comac90
Wunderlich Fairing

Gillus-
I'm 5'11", longer torso and run with a custom seat at 32". The air hits me right at my collar bone and shoulders. The air is smooth to a degree (much smoother than the BMW fly screen I was...
Forum: Road warriors 11-30-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2,168
Views: 375,090
Posted By comac90
couple more ...

http://img819.imageshack.us/img819/5241/wyjw.jpg (http://img819.imageshack.us/i/wyjw.jpg/)http://img547.imageshack.us/img547/7763/kujf.jpg (http://img547.imageshack.us/i/kujf.jpg/)
Forum: Road warriors 11-30-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2,168
Views: 375,090
Posted By comac90
Wunderlich pics...

http://img850.imageshack.us/img850/3598/dvo9.jpg (http://img850.imageshack.us/i/dvo9.jpg/)http://img823.imageshack.us/img823/9223/s6z7.jpg (http://img823.imageshack.us/i/s6z7.jpg/)
Forum: Road warriors 11-30-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2,168
Views: 375,090
Posted By comac90
Thats what I went with a couple of months ago ...

Thats what I went with a couple of months ago daily commuter; I love it so far...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-15-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4,674
Views: 1,730,182
Posted By comac90
... and some GA touring on the WR

http://img580.imageshack.us/img580/4268/hzjx.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/580/hzjx.jpg/)

T
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-15-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4,674
Views: 1,730,182
Posted By comac90
Sunday afternoon ride - Blue Ridge Parkway near Asheville

http://img14.imageshack.us/img14/2962/kaqd.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/14/kaqd.jpg/)

T
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2,168
Views: 375,090
Posted By comac90
It does look interesting -been reading alot of...

It does look interesting -been reading alot of forum reviews. It seems if one is wanting to eliminate pressure off the chest and most/all turbulence, but still keep a 'naked' look, its the way to...
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2,168
Views: 375,090
Posted By comac90
http://imageshack.us/a/img43/9463/z68g.jpg...

http://imageshack.us/a/img43/9463/z68g.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/43/z68g.jpg/)

My New-to-me 2010 with Touring pkg. A little ride on the Blue Ridge Parkway Saturday afternoon...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 60,081
Posted By comac90
For 250s, I'd have to arguably vote the Yama...

For 250s, I'd have to arguably vote the Yama WR250R. Bombproof motor, sub-300lbs, plenty of power for a 250 (i regularly run 80mph hiway daily commuting on mine ... Year-round in the NC mtns, too),...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,231
Posted By comac90
WR250R ... It does everything (I want to do)...

WR250R ... It does everything (I want to do) well. Cheap, 60-70mpg, runs 80-90mph on slab, fun enough in the twisties, great in the dirt, light (compared to a GSA :evil), awesome commuter,...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,913
Posted By comac90
To echo what's been already said ... How in the...

To echo what's been already said ... How in the world are you guys getting 8000 miles out of a rear. My best was 3500 miles out of rear and 6000 out of front. That was with daily commuting and...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By comac90
I read March-April, 2014 on one of the euro...

I read March-April, 2014 on one of the euro sites. One of the guys coordinating One World confirmed that in the "THE ALL NEW 2013 LIQUID COOLED R1200gs Threadfest" thread in this forum.

That...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 01-31-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1,449
Sticky: Tet
Views: 140,385
Posted By comac90
C- I got both emails with docs attached......

C-
I got both emails with docs attached... Tetv1 and tetsr4.

Thanks-
T
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,119
Posted By comac90
Every day on my WR250R ... unless is snowing....

Every day on my WR250R ... unless is snowing. :thumb Which basically does mean 'every day' since we don't get much snow even though living in the mtns of NC.

T
Forum: Face plant 12-28-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,198
Posted By comac90
OP ... glad you're recovering. Just said a...

OP ... glad you're recovering. Just said a prayer for your continued recovery and strength. I'm convinced God is concerned about the 'physical', but far more concerned about our hearts. It's...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-10-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 1,554,647
Posted By comac90
My two oldest of 4 (3 girls and a boy) ... ...

My two oldest of 4 (3 girls and a boy) ...

The one sitting in front is a bit of an adrenaline junkie like her dad. The one sitting on the back is the 'diva' in the house - and I mean that in the...
Forum: Beasts 11-24-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 70,736
Posted By comac90
My '07 GSA. :evil ... oops, I must've...

My '07 GSA. :evil

... oops, I must've spilled my Kool-Aid.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,752
Posted By comac90
To clarify/correct ... Some of the later 07s do...

To clarify/correct ... Some of the later 07s do have the drain plug in the bottom of the FD as opposed to the back of the FD.

T
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,979
Posted By comac90
I use them and love them :nod I went from...

I use them and love them :nod

I went from wheel weights on Anakees to Dynabeads in new TKCs and the TKCs w/ Dynabeads were smoother (on my weekly commute and weekend gravel road trips).

My 2...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By comac90
I'm a 1200 guy and have no experience on the...

I'm a 1200 guy and have no experience on the 1150s, but this may give you some direction ... the guy took a FD from a 1100 and mounted it on his 1150 giving him a 3.0
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,857
Posted By comac90
I went from Anakees to the TKCs and decided to...

I went from Anakees to the TKCs and decided to just stick with the 80s at all times. I love them in the dirt, the twisties, and cruising down the highway (they are somewhat louder, but I wear...
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2010, 07:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,309
Posted By comac90
I just sold an '07 GS Adventure which I loved...

I just sold an '07 GS Adventure which I loved (actually having a bit of seller's remorse) and I rode the K1300GT this week (and, for giggles, the r1200r, Ducati Multistrada, and the new GS) ... the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2010, 05:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,309
Posted By comac90
That is nice - You are envied... :D I...

That is nice - You are envied... :D


I just sold my '07 GS Adventure yesterday and I "happened" to go visit my in-laws who live close to my dealer (who is 160 miles away from where I live) and...
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