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Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 657
Views: 92,990
Posted By Rags
Talking My local dealer got 2 S1000R bikes last July 7th,...

My local dealer got 2 S1000R bikes last July 7th, a basic frozen blue model and a Premium package red model. They put the blue model in service as a demo bike and the red one set in the corner of the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-27-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,845
Posted By Rags
Here in So. Calif. there have been many people...

Here in So. Calif. there have been many people ignored the "Danger Hi-Voltage" signs while stealing copper wire....I don't know if they couldn't read or if they didn't believe the message but the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,146
Posted By Rags
+1 on the SW-motech

+1 on the SW-motech
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,935
Posted By Rags
Cut the D-ring, steal the helmet, take a new...

Cut the D-ring, steal the helmet, take a new D-ring from the hardware store and the helmet to a shoe repair store and give the owner a sob story about the attempted theft, he sews the new ring in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-24-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 27,657
Posted By Rags
Eh? It will be the 89+ grade for me at that station.

It will be the 89+ grade for me at that station.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-16-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 12,394
Posted By Rags
Let's see, today is the 16th so I need 11 more...

Let's see, today is the 16th so I need 11 more days to become 73. Bought a '13 GS about a month ago and am enjoying it greatly (1800+ miles so far). Life is Good! :nod
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-13-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,994
Posted By Rags
I believe there was a plated 450X sitting on the...

I believe there was a plated 450X sitting on the lot at BMW motorcycles of Riverside a couple of days ago. Used, for sale.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-03-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 954,571
Posted By Rags
Hey Rackman, isn't that the old gas station...

Hey Rackman, isn't that the old gas station located at Benton Road and R3 in Sage, Ca.?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,718
Posted By Rags
Great find! Back to the dealership...Thanks for...

Great find! Back to the dealership...Thanks for the heads-up.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,718
Posted By Rags
RichBMW, I have about 1400 miles on it so far,...

RichBMW, I have about 1400 miles on it so far, with no problems except for the initial install glitch. I've been running backroads, city streets, and some freeway.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,718
Posted By Rags
My left Vario bag was also very hard to latch on...

My left Vario bag was also very hard to latch on the initial try. It is still on, but like the OP my bag moves around in the top front bracket. At first the tech thought it was the passenger peg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-14-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,256
Posted By Rags
I'm 72, 73 come June; bought a 2013 BMW K1300S...

I'm 72, 73 come June; bought a 2013 BMW K1300S last month, traded in the 2010 R1200GS. Started riding in 1958 and the only year since that I haven't owned a bike was 1968 ~ I was in Vietnam. The...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-06-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 192,902
Posted By Rags
x2

x2
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-29-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 16,354
Posted By Rags
I haven't lived in Montana for a few years,...

I haven't lived in Montana for a few years, however, it was common practice for Highway Patrolmen to escort people to the nearest ATM to pay for their ticket when I did live there.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-09-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,022
Posted By Rags
The "Inland Empire" that surrounds Riverside...

The "Inland Empire" that surrounds Riverside currently has an 11% unemployment rate, one of the highest in California. Lots of frustrated people, lots of homeless. If you are coming to open a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 178,109
Posted By Rags
Well I'm a little disappointed that I had to come...

Well I'm a little disappointed that I had to come to the ADV site to see your wounds...why haven't you posted that nasty picture on the Goatlocker forum. :deal I'm sure that Bosin or Charles or one...
Forum: Americas 07-02-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,043
Posted By Rags
The local paper is saying that the Going to the...

The local paper is saying that the Going to the Sun hwy won't be open until at least the 4th of July. This will be one of the latest openings ever because of the heavy snowfall this year. They clear...
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,501
Posted By Rags
54, then again at 58, again at 62...a BMW R1200GS...

54, then again at 58, again at 62...a BMW R1200GS at 71 3/4 years of age. They are all good, just different.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-22-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,716
Posted By Rags
Just a couple of weeks ago a motorist here in...

Just a couple of weeks ago a motorist here in SoCal didn't want a bike to split lanes so he cut him off; then after the bike got by him he got angry and started waving a pistol and following the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 805
Posted By Rags
As per TurboCharger; "Then start the bike, and...

As per TurboCharger; "Then start the bike, and check the voltage of the battery, while idling it should be 13.7 to 14.3V less than 13.6V and this is weak charge. NB during start up (whilst pressing...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 16,324
Posted By Rags
Shoei MULTI-TEC Flip Face

Shoei MULTI-TEC Flip Face
Forum: Beasts 02-26-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By Rags
I can't help with the changeover date but I...

I can't help with the changeover date but I bought a 2010 R 1200 GS two days ago and the spokes are stainless...all 40 of them.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-29-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,854
Posted By Rags
Hmmm...I would have thought that Texas would...

Hmmm...I would have thought that Texas would already be involved with "Cowboys and Taliban"! :rofl
Forum: Canada 01-26-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,232
Posted By Rags
I spent a few days there and it is very nice....

I spent a few days there and it is very nice. Looking at it from a Yanks point of view the dollar exchange (as small as it is now) is still good, the weather is indeed good, the winters are mild...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,091
Posted By Rags
Looks like the owner spent some time riding in...

Looks like the owner spent some time riding in S.E. Asia or watching S.E. Asian families ride their bikes; nothing is too big or too heavy. :huh
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-11-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,077
Posted By Rags
I drive a 2004 Wrangler Sahara (a/c, hardtop,...

I drive a 2004 Wrangler Sahara (a/c, hardtop, auto trans, ps) and gtackett pretty well sums it up. The newer ones (now called Wranglers) are a far cry from the CJ-5 I started with some 30+ years ago....
Forum: Vendors 01-10-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2,178
Views: 861,007
Posted By Rags
LOL! Shame on me, I didn't realize this is posted...

LOL! Shame on me, I didn't realize this is posted in Vendors; I open Adv and hit new posts and read almost every thread because I suspect that I will miss some jewel of info if I don't. Yes I have a...
Forum: Beasts 01-08-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 24,394
Views: 4,462,502
Posted By Rags
There are a lot of bikes waiting in line...

There are a lot of bikes waiting in line Markymark...give us some details!
(p.s. if your hardbags were waterproof give us their name)
Forum: Americas 12-19-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,415
Posted By Rags
And remember while traveling in Mexico...stray...

And remember while traveling in Mexico...stray bullets don't have a specific name on them, so be ready to duck! :eek1
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 69,873
Posted By Rags
I'm in for a Blue one...ordered today 12/16/10...

I'm in for a Blue one...ordered today 12/16/10 :deal
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