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Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By Zeid
The Shinko 805's are more focused to the dirt, a...

The Shinko 805's are more focused to the dirt, a little more off road aggressive if I'm not mistaken? I'm trying to get a pair through my dealer here because #1 I have a credit there and #2 they...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By Zeid
Right on, thank you, I'll look into those. Do you...

Right on, thank you, I'll look into those. Do you know if dealerships can get them in through the big distributors?

I know it sounds like a tall order, but ever since I saw those Shinko 705's I...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By Zeid
Anything comparable to a Shinko 705?

Not sure if you folks have heard about the new Shinko 705 dual sport tires, but for people who want a 80% road 20% dirt tire that can hold up well in just about anything and not break your wallet,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-25-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 805
Posted By Zeid
I haven't spent a whole lot of time in east LA,...

I haven't spent a whole lot of time in east LA, just a bit. From what I've seen there's some nice stuff in there, but you're far from the beach so... I dunno, everyone but me seems to hate it. Maybe...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-25-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 805
Posted By Zeid
Sorry for the confusion folks. Yes, I'll be...

Sorry for the confusion folks. Yes, I'll be working a very odd shift from about 8pm to about 5am~ish. Otherwise, no, I wouldn't consider it.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By Zeid
Bad Fuel eh? Could that have permanent damages?...

Bad Fuel eh? Could that have permanent damages? :cry

I figure maybe it's this stupid fuel stabilizer crap, I used it once right after I got the bike and this happened then it worked it's way out...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-24-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 805
Posted By Zeid
Thanks folks. That's what I figured. About 200ish...

Thanks folks. That's what I figured. About 200ish for each.

Now here's the big question, what about riding? Is east LA worth having a motorcycle in or is it better to stick with OC? Kind of up to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-24-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 805
Posted By Zeid
California Registration Costs (and other questions)

Well after looking across the internet and skimming through mountains of useless crap I came to the conclusion that I would take the risk of being flamed for not researching or calling and ask here,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By Zeid
Strange Idling Problem.

Well, that's only half of the story but... I have a 2013 R1200GS Adventure. When you first start it up it idles like an old tractor and dies after about 3-4 seconds. If you restart it, same thing, it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 10,940
Posted By Zeid
Who ever said farm tractors aren't beautiful? :huh

Who ever said farm tractors aren't beautiful? :huh
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-14-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 11,009
Posted By Zeid
I was thinking of going since I live in Phoenix,...

I was thinking of going since I live in Phoenix, but I won't be enrolled in any of the "classes" nor will I be camping, so I'm wondering if it'll even be worth the time.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-30-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 904
Posted By Zeid
Thank you so much everyone, I'll be researching...

Thank you so much everyone, I'll be researching and hopefully riding -all- of these :clap The more suggestions the better, hopefully I'm not the only one helped by this.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-29-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 904
Posted By Zeid
Thanks for the road suggestions, Hoosier! I'll...

Thanks for the road suggestions, Hoosier! I'll start researching them right now :clap

And Kevin, I took FR 269, Bloody Basin all the way to I-17.. It was hair raising to say the least. There comes...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-29-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 904
Posted By Zeid
Dirt Roads of Arizona (and beyond).

After taking a trip on the "Seven Springs Loop" two up on my R1200GS Adventure and after many other "stressful attempts" at getting close to nature off the pavement I've learned something very...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-19-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,381
Posted By Zeid
So you can get an unrestricted license...

So you can get an unrestricted license immediately? I just know what my few friends who rode and were from the UK told me. They hated the system but thought America's was too lax. I remember age...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-19-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,381
Posted By Zeid
A few weeks of learning is perfectly acceptable....

A few weeks of learning is perfectly acceptable. I'm all for that and never said that was a bad thing, but costing what I've been told can be thousands of Euro's (at least in England) and then having...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-18-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,381
Posted By Zeid
I gotta agree. America's system is a...

I gotta agree.

America's system is a underdeveloped and Europe's systems are generally WAY over the top, way too limiting and extremely expensive.

Why not have a middle ground everyone? $500,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-18-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,939
Posted By Zeid
Phoenix is definitely fast paced and crazy, same...

Phoenix is definitely fast paced and crazy, same kind of deal as Los Angeles. Just gotta learn the few "slower" streets to take.

Cave Creek is great. You can take a super scenic shortcut off I-17...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-18-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,258
Posted By Zeid
Damn, that really sucks! Just think how much...

Damn, that really sucks!

Just think how much paperwork the driver had to do. Probably lost a good 4 hours off his clock and wasn't able to deliver the load on time. Very sad :cry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-18-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,381
Posted By Zeid
Get your money back, plain and simple. This...

Get your money back, plain and simple.

This should have not happened, these courses generally say that as long as you can ride a bicycle they will teach you the rest. If they said as you claim and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-18-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,939
Posted By Zeid
I absolutely HATE cities on a motorcycle. Small...

I absolutely HATE cities on a motorcycle. Small towns all the way. Usually way more interesting and way more character to them. Oh dear God, what will we do if there's not a wal-mart supercenter, a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-17-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,231
Posted By Zeid
This is when you know you have one of those dogs...

This is when you know you have one of those dogs everyone else thinks (and wishes) they had but actually don't. :clap

Loved the RR, cute, interesting and full of win!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,314
Posted By Zeid
Why the hell would I want to return??? :huh

Why the hell would I want to return??? :huh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,314
Posted By Zeid
Today I drove my spaceship to work. What I...

Today I drove my spaceship to work.

What I noticed:


I couldn't smell anything other than pure oxygeon.
A 747 pulled right in front of me, didn't even see me.
I was completely unable to...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,539
Posted By Zeid
...A challenger appears :eek1 ...

...A challenger appears :eek1

http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/altrider-hemisphere-tank-bag
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,056
Posted By Zeid
If you want the terminator look, try finding some...

If you want the terminator look, try finding some good headlight guards (I'm trying to find some that actually look decent :cry), they need to be black mesh. Then put a bunch of gigantic fog and spot...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,379
Posted By Zeid
I've had fairly good luck with the traffic lights...

I've had fairly good luck with the traffic lights here in Phoenix. They tend to detect bikes fine, they just take FOREVER to change, but that's just how they're set up here. I hope I don't jynx...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,408
Posted By Zeid
Me and Mrs. Zeid never have any problems. Tell...

Me and Mrs. Zeid never have any problems. Tell your pillion to treat it like a horse. She has to learn how to "Climb up" onto the left-rear peg and be balanced enough to stand on it for a second with...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By Zeid
Damn, is it this hard to find good light guards?...

Damn, is it this hard to find good light guards? I mainly just want a headlight guard that sits flush and has the correct contours. :dunno
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-08-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,306
Posted By Zeid
Beautiful photos! :clap Very green and lush.

Beautiful photos! :clap Very green and lush.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-08-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By Zeid
Still going to do that one, probably first. Going...

Still going to do that one, probably first. Going to do these both soon enough :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,889
Posted By Zeid
:eek1 Don't know how you two do it. I will...

:eek1

Don't know how you two do it. I will say the KTM 990 is probably the best bike for such a thing, I imagine the new R1200GS is probably not bad. I have the Air Cooled R1200GS Adventure, it's...
Forum: Hacks 04-07-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,137
Posted By Zeid
So you can still special order the camo? Any idea...

So you can still special order the camo? Any idea how much extra it would be?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By Zeid
(Oil Cooled) 2013 R1200GSA Light Guards.

I've been wanting to purchase not just a headlight guard but guards for the stock fog lights. Not sure if some aftermarket (better) fog lights may come with them for not much more (help me out here)...
Forum: Hacks 04-07-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,137
Posted By Zeid
I just wish they would have continued the Gobi...

I just wish they would have continued the Gobi paint scheme, not sure why they discontinued it. I guess the red patrol looks nice enough. I love how the Gaucho looks and I'm sure I could get one for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,889
Posted By Zeid
I'm in a very similar situation and have...

I'm in a very similar situation and have discussed it at length on here. To be honest the best thing (in my humble opinion) for two up off road is a Ural. Otherwise, pretty much stick to well...
Forum: Hacks 04-07-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,137
Posted By Zeid
The next special edition Ural?

Technically they have the Gaucho Rambler as the "2014 Special Edition" even though it has the 2013 technology, so technically it's a 13 (still carb'd, etc). I'm actually curious how hard it would be...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,539
Posted By Zeid
I saw the Giant Loops, haven't seen how they look...

I saw the Giant Loops, haven't seen how they look on a GSA though. Nice that they are waterproof.

I was told by a dealer who carries them that the RKA's are good but 100% NOT waterproof and do...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-05-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By Zeid
Grand Canyon + Monument Valley in 1 day...

Wondering if I can do this ride in one really long day. I live in North Phoenix, so I would simply hit I-17, ride north to Flagstaff, take 89 North out of Flagstaff to 160 North-East, take 163 North...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,539
Posted By Zeid
Looking at the Wolfman Rainier, it doesn't look...

Looking at the Wolfman Rainier, it doesn't look half bad either. I don't understand why these things have rain covers, will a little bit of rain hurt them? Or is it mainly for downpours when the bike...
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