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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-13-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 1,105,936
Posted By Emperor Norton
Interesting gear placement. Was she getting...

Interesting gear placement. Was she getting ready to taser you?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,992
Posted By Emperor Norton
Is that for Barney or TinkyWinky?

Is that for Barney or TinkyWinky?
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,687
Posted By Emperor Norton
Ive had: Ducati - 695 Monster 1198sp ...

Ive had:

Ducati -
695 Monster
1198sp

BMW -
F650GS(T)
R1200RT
R1200GS-lc
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 98,422
Posted By Emperor Norton
Unless the BMW site is wrong (shocker) there is...

Unless the BMW site is wrong (shocker) there is no seat option on the XR. Just the lone 33.1" seat that makes it less than one half inch shorter than a GS.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,824
Posted By Emperor Norton
A gallon of gasoline, also known as petrol,...

A gallon of gasoline, also known as petrol, weighs approximately 6 pounds. Depending on the composition of the gasoline, its specific gravity can vary between 0.71 and 0.77, and thus its weight can...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 26,931
Posted By Emperor Norton
Or they want those not so cheap plastic...

Or they want those not so cheap plastic bits/radiators/etc to be protected in case of tipover/crash.
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 26,931
Posted By Emperor Norton
If the GS is too tall, they're not going to want...

If the GS is too tall, they're not going to want an XR. Seat height of an XR is 33.1" (not currently adjustable with a BMW lower seat/suspension). The seat height of a GS is 31"-35" depending on...
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 26,931
Posted By Emperor Norton
I've had Ducatis and the ergos leave something...

I've had Ducatis and the ergos leave something (or a lot of something) to be desired (for me). I like the shaft drive on my GS (and the RT before that). I wasn't worried about failure. Not having...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-27-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By Emperor Norton
I was visiting my local watering hole when a deep...

I was visiting my local watering hole when a deep rumbling sound interrupted my thoughts. I was a sound that didn't make sense. Then I saw the contraption that was uttering said sound and it all...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-27-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By Emperor Norton
an Emperor Surveys his Domain

It's been a while since I had a bike. It's also been a while since I've been out to different parts of the local coast. So long in fact that I completetly botched the time of day:cry

I made it...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-23-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3,649
Views: 1,575,711
Posted By Emperor Norton
The forums you're linking from don't allow...

The forums you're linking from don't allow hotlinking it would seem. However copy/pasting the provided URLs work.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 702
Posted By Emperor Norton
That and resale ease/value.

That and resale ease/value.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,131
Posted By Emperor Norton
More often than not the quick shift on my GS is...

More often than not the quick shift on my GS is uber clunky and misses compared to my Ducati.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 19,330
Posted By Emperor Norton
There are no shorty versions of the KTM. Further...

There are no shorty versions of the KTM. Further the last time I was in my local KTM dealer (Scuderia West) I felt the bike salesmen were so greasy and untrustworthy that I would've rather tried to...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,433
Posted By Emperor Norton
Nope. I was trying to drop weight and weather...

Nope. I was trying to drop weight and weather protection from my RT. The GSA would have done neither of those very well.
/though the one time I got stuck in snow I was very very happy with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 55,580
Posted By Emperor Norton
I believe one of the buttons that isn't used on...

I believe one of the buttons that isn't used on the GS/GSA is for central locking on the GTL.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,791
Posted By Emperor Norton
Possibly. Heres a link to the whole channel...

Possibly.

Heres a link to the whole channel - see if this works:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIdDZmsFrvMTPxobBjTUQHQ/videos
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 16,548
Posted By Emperor Norton
:nah

:nah
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,892
Posted By Emperor Norton
He meant MICRO USB 2.0 type B. Mini type B 5...

He meant MICRO USB 2.0 type B. Mini type B 5 position is what the Nav IV used.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 260,290
Posted By Emperor Norton
Aren't there two? The screen The bungienet...

Aren't there two?

The screen
The bungienet

:clap

/I missed the blue rad guards
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-11-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 581
Posted By Emperor Norton
80 isn't quite as scenic since they added the...

80 isn't quite as scenic since they added the Richmond Parkway.


OP: IF you're leaving SF and heading towards the mountains and pass Stockton thatd be going EAST not West.:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,791
Posted By Emperor Norton
He should've taken it into the hills of Libmo to...

He should've taken it into the hills of Libmo to show how it works offroad.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 55,580
Posted By Emperor Norton
If the bike arrives @ the airport on the 10th...

If the bike arrives @ the airport on the 10th (Friday) it isnt getting put on the truck that day. The shipping company probably doesn't do weekends (11/12 Sat/Sun) so now its monday the 13th. Is...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,807
Posted By Emperor Norton
Might be because BMW came out and said that if...

Might be because BMW came out and said that if you kept the bike it would be unrideable long past the time needed to lemon law the bike.


Im still confused by the state branding the title when if...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-10-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 1,105,936
Posted By Emperor Norton
? San Francisco is in Idaho now? ...

?

San Francisco is in Idaho now?
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4017/4317251736_5de24aef1f_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/7zv3wL)SFPD Dirt Bikes (https://flic.kr/p/7zv3wL) by rocketdogphoto...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 481
Views: 55,580
Posted By Emperor Norton
The double flip worked, but Id still prefer a...

The double flip worked, but Id still prefer a single flip with the key in proximity over the current either do it fast or double flip method.
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 350,569
Posted By Emperor Norton
I heard they then moved up to a GTL so Im not so...

I heard they then moved up to a GTL so Im not so sure.
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,653
Posted By Emperor Norton
Look at all the other threads they've started

Look at all the other threads they've started
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 481
Views: 55,580
Posted By Emperor Norton
Keyless ride is nice until you stop for gas, turn...

Keyless ride is nice until you stop for gas, turn off the bike, remove the tank bag, go to open the tank and realize youve taken too long and have to power on the bike then turn it off again just to...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 481
Views: 55,580
Posted By Emperor Norton
They do seem to travel by rail. With BMW its...

They do seem to travel by rail. With BMW its customs so much as they can't seem to move things around efficiently.

I got this after it had been well over a month since my RT had reached US soil...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,060
Posted By Emperor Norton
This is making me wonder if theres much if any of...

This is making me wonder if theres much if any of a fuel economy difference between the modes.
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 350,569
Posted By Emperor Norton
My dealer has sold out all their lemon law buy...

My dealer has sold out all their lemon law buy back RTs I believe. One with 4k miles that left the dealer new for 29k and change was sold the second time with the miles + branded title for 18k.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 13,058
Posted By Emperor Norton
Honest feedback? How about you honestly list...

Honest feedback? How about you honestly list each BMW that you've owned that has had problems (as well as what the problems were), and where each bad dealer has done you wrong.

Like

Hi, My...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 741
Posted By Emperor Norton
for 2015 is was X499A Tieferlegung (Google...

for 2015 is was X499A Tieferlegung (Google translate calls it lowering)
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,119
Posted By Emperor Norton
http://www.costcoauto.com/powersports/how_the_prog...

http://www.costcoauto.com/powersports/how_the_program_works/default.aspx?l=2
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 15,694
Posted By Emperor Norton
The black storm metallic is nice, I just wish you...

The black storm metallic is nice, I just wish you didn't have to get to close to see it sparkle.

http://joee.smugmug.com/Other/Link-O-Matic/i-qf4tPfZ/0/XL/20141005100955-XL.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,119
Posted By Emperor Norton
Im always amazed when I see threads like this. ...

Im always amazed when I see threads like this. My dealer never seems to have a problem ordering the bike I want and the deposit is the same whether I want something standard as they order it or...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 15,642
Posted By Emperor Norton
Was this pointed to me I forgot to mention the...

Was this pointed to me I forgot to mention the ALT Rider radiator guards I had installed.:evil
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,156,294
Posted By Emperor Norton
Please, please move to CSM where this type of...

Please, please move to CSM where this type of thing belongs.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 260,290
Posted By Emperor Norton
After having been to Cinque terre I have to ask...

After having been to Cinque terre I have to ask what in those images was an 'obvious' tell?:ear

IMO this is a better 'tell'...
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