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Forum: Trip Planning 07-21-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,441
Posted By F.P.
Unless you wanna spend a good 20-30 minutes...

Unless you wanna spend a good 20-30 minutes checking the mattress, bed frames, furniture, outlet plates, pictures on the wall, pulling off baseboards, etc. YOU ARE KIDDING YOURSELF IF YOU THINK YOU...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,225
Posted By F.P.
That's a good excuse for a 419 mile ride. Ride...

That's a good excuse for a 419 mile ride. Ride that firggin bike!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,766
Posted By F.P.
How dare you suggest a practical solution to our...

How dare you suggest a practical solution to our overwhelming state of preplexity! As a BMW owner I need a brand named high dollar product festooned with logo and graphic, not some thrift store...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,997
Posted By F.P.
I am scared to adjust my valves. What will happen...

I am scared to adjust my valves. What will happen if I do it wrong?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,327
Posted By F.P.
TKC front, K60 rear. Ran it from Cali to Utah,...

TKC front, K60 rear. Ran it from Cali to Utah, did a bunch of the UTBDR and back home. Like this combo a lot, but that damn K60 refuses to wear out. May try the Mitas E07 rear this time, claims to...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By F.P.
Replaced mine this year with this: ...

Replaced mine this year with this:
http://www.batterymart.com/p-Big-Crank-ETX14-Battery.html

Hey, it has flames on it and with a name like Big Crank it seemed like a no brainer. Made in Murka!...
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 118,039
Posted By F.P.
THANK YOU for taking the time to share your...

THANK YOU for taking the time to share your journey with us!
-FP
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-24-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,481
Posted By F.P.
Riding solo from CA and meeting 2 riders from the...

Riding solo from CA and meeting 2 riders from the Northwest. Meet up at Soldier Summit. We have limited time and have ridden lots of trees so we cut that out of this trip. The desert is what were...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-23-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,481
Posted By F.P.
UTBDR at Soldier Summit

Hey UTBDRers,
I am planning on jumping on the UTBDR at Soildier Summit and run south. How many days you figure to complete the route from there? Leaving CA September 9, staying at SS that night...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,343
Posted By F.P.
http://www.gsessories.com/product_info.php?cPath=3...

http://www.gsessories.com/product_info.php?cPath=36&products_id=182

Don't know anything about the vendor, just sumtin I ran across looking at their cool trunk thingys.
FP
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 821
Posted By F.P.
First time seeing those skidders, seem stout...

First time seeing those skidders, seem stout enough. Let me know if you want to unload your Adv Designs guards, I like scratches.
FP
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,115
Posted By F.P.
Hmmmmm.....any pics of your modified K60s?...

Hmmmmm.....any pics of your modified K60s? Performance review? I was thinking of doing the same thing, but being that I don't own a tire cutter (yet) I haven't.
Sorry for the hijak...
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 413
Posted By F.P.
Nomad Rider: Great customer service

A quick shout out to Gary at Nomad Rider. When a seam had come undone on the underside of my Venture bag I emailed NR and Gary replaced the bag without hesitation.He even shipped the new bag without...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,982
Posted By F.P.
My "wave back" observation around the SF Bay...

My "wave back" observation around the SF Bay Area:
The SOA wannabees never wave back, they might be too scared to take a hand off the ape hangers, I dunno.
The squids always wave back
The HOG...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-29-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,886
Posted By F.P.
I still think that today at 45. I hope he does,...

I still think that today at 45. I hope he does, too.
FP
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-29-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,886
Posted By F.P.
It's funny how we all curse our beloved Fat...

It's funny how we all curse our beloved Fat Fucking Pig when she's done nothing wrong. She's just a Fat Fucking Pig being a Fat Fucking Pig.
Good shit, all of us who own a Fat Fucking Pig have been...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By F.P.
I picked up a used GS screen, cut it down to just...

I picked up a used GS screen, cut it down to just above the cluster and put it on my GSA a few months back. LOVE it. Still running the winglets, never thought of takin em off. Let us know your...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,330
Posted By F.P.
Assuming they were stored out of direct sunlight,...

Assuming they were stored out of direct sunlight, and who da fug would store tires in the elements, then I would most certainly run them.
FP aka The Cheap Bastard.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,954
Posted By F.P.
Sell it to Moosemeat for $515.....that dude can...

Sell it to Moosemeat for $515.....that dude can fix it.
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1,950
Views: 612,522
Posted By F.P.
Best pic of the trip! I am beginning to think...

Best pic of the trip! I am beginning to think that the DR is a decent bike.....ha.
Long may you run....
Chris
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 1,950
Views: 612,522
Posted By F.P.
YES!!! Go Jay!

YES!!! Go Jay!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-27-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By F.P.
Coco's Bike Night, that's fuggin funny! I hear...

Coco's Bike Night, that's fuggin funny! I hear they have a splendid senior menu.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,404
Posted By F.P.
Fucking Ay, me too, although I had a DR650 for 6...

Fucking Ay, me too, although I had a DR650 for 6 months at some point years earlier. Didn't even ride the GSA around the block. Looked good, wrote the check. Best mistake I ever made!
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,855
Posted By F.P.
I have a 2 piece Roadcrafter that's about 5 years...

I have a 2 piece Roadcrafter that's about 5 years old with 35K miles on it. Never washed, never nikwaxed. Never leaked until last year in a 5 hour downpour through Northern California. SUCKED ASS. It...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-03-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,071
Posted By F.P.
Something wrong with your camera, I see blue...

Something wrong with your camera, I see blue stuff behind the clouds. Can't be Scotland.
Congrats on the GSA!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 795
Posted By F.P.
Shinko 705s. For the price, unbeatable. I think I...

Shinko 705s. For the price, unbeatable. I think I paid $250-275 delivered to my front door, for the SET.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,595
Posted By F.P.
These? ...

These?
http://www.cyclenutz.com/Ezy-Mount-GSA-Factory-Fog-Light-relocation-kit_p_148.html

Anybody try em' out?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,595
Posted By F.P.
I've gotta 07 GSA and have busted off my left...

I've gotta 07 GSA and have busted off my left side fogger at least 3 times. Crazy glued it twice and now trying JB Weld. The problem is the location of the lights. I've seen a coupla pics around here...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,534
Posted By F.P.
note to self: when coming to a 6 foot drop STOP...

note to self: when coming to a 6 foot drop STOP THE FUCKING BIKE.
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 124,170
Posted By F.P.
Just tell it like it is..... and thanks for...

Just tell it like it is.....
and thanks for doing it!
FP
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-08-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 245,037
Posted By F.P.
.......what a mess.

.......what a mess.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,004
Posted By F.P.
Makes sense...maybe I'll go back to the leash...

Makes sense...maybe I'll go back to the leash thing, although I was once with GSA and Max the Puggle at a Starbucks (go ahead, I'm an easy target) and two moto-cops were also there and we all stood...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,004
Posted By F.P.
I used to run a short leash from the tail rack...

I used to run a short leash from the tail rack but I stopped because I could picture him somehow getting out of the box and then hanging by his neck flopping around at 50mph and getting caught up in...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,004
Posted By F.P.
I am using the GSA Adventure boxes, all metal....

I am using the GSA Adventure boxes, all metal. Max the Puggle sits comfortably inside with the lid off. No need for a Jesse "upgrade" as I am not interested in bringing two ladies with me on a ride....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,004
Posted By F.P.
ADV Panniers Max Weight?

OK, many of us use our bikes like SUVs and pack all sorts of shit on them. BMW says the panniers are rated to 10k, 22 lbs or whatfuckingever. I regularly take my dog Max for rides in the right side...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,295
Posted By F.P.
Definetely on the brakes before and throughout...

Definetely on the brakes before and throughout the fishtail....I'm going with rider error on this one. Bummer.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 963
Posted By F.P.
Adventurers Workshop is gone I believe. Adventure...

Adventurers Workshop is gone I believe. Adventure Designs in CA offers Cycras for the GS although they aren't on the website. You'll need to call them. The Cycras are on my Xmas list....
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,134
Posted By F.P.
I have no affiliation, google found it. I love...

I have no affiliation, google found it. I love google, we no longer can rest at "I don't know"....
FP
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,134
Posted By F.P.
http://www.wildatheartadventure.co.za/bmw1200gs.ht...

http://www.wildatheartadventure.co.za/bmw1200gs.html
Maybe these? Scroll down.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,212
Posted By F.P.
I've got the ADV panniers on my GSA, they've...

I've got the ADV panniers on my GSA, they've taken more than a few hits and still manage to be "square". They look right on the bike, the one key feature is nice, and they hold more crap than I need....
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