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Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2006, 05:22 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 76,307
Posted By Grey Matter
Wow all I can say is WOW!

Wow all I can say is WOW!
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2006, 11:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,308
Posted By Grey Matter
Well done & great pictures.

Well done & great pictures.
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2006, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,757
Posted By Grey Matter
I did not even know they came out with version 2....

I did not even know they came out with version 2. I guess you learn something new every day
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2006, 04:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,267
Posted By Grey Matter
Rider is my favorite commercial magazine. Flowed...

Rider is my favorite commercial magazine. Flowed by Cycle World & Motorcycle Consumer News. The one I look forward to the most is BMW Owners News.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2006, 04:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,780
Posted By Grey Matter
Electrical system aside, I like my 1150 GS...

Electrical system aside, I like my 1150 GS Adventure. So far it is the best motorcycle I have ever owned. It will be a few more years before I buy a 1200 GS Adventure. It may be a better bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2006, 03:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,257
Posted By Grey Matter
I guess it is just me but I like the...

I guess it is just me but I like the blue-yellow-brown look. Looks aside, to me the best reason for ceramic coating is to make the bike run cooler.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2006, 02:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,629
Posted By Grey Matter
Thumb Nice pictures & great report.

Nice pictures & great report.
Forum: Face plant 04-17-2006, 04:24 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,996
Posted By Grey Matter
Thanks for the good word.

Thanks for the good word.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2006, 04:13 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,376
Posted By Grey Matter
BMW Motorrad WCS-1 System 5 Helmet

It looks like this subject has been pretty well hashed over but has anyone tried one of these (http://gizmodo.com/gadgets/gadgets/bluetooth-on-two-wheels-bmw-motorrad-wcs1-system-5-helmet-163132.php)...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2006, 07:00 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 14,750
Posted By Grey Matter
I think having a no ABS option on the R1200GS...

I think having a no ABS option on the R1200GS Adventure is a step in the right direction. I wish I did not have ABS on my R1150GS Adventure.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2006, 10:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 845
Posted By Grey Matter
Interestingly enough I saw Helge at Ride West...

Interestingly enough I saw Helge at Ride West Thursday morning at about 9:30 AM pulling in on a new R1200GS Adventure. I have had short conversation with him at the dealership in <?xml:namespace...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2006, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By Grey Matter
Good idea.

Good idea.
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2006, 08:16 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 119,269
Posted By Grey Matter
Nice job.

Nice job.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2006, 08:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,304
Posted By Grey Matter
I am going to order & try these next time. ...

I am going to order & try these next time. Unfortunately I paid $45.00 each for my rear pads at the dealer last Friday.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2006, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By Grey Matter
I confess, I need help…

I am not sure if it is just me or not but I am having a hard time with the service costs of my 2004 GS Adventure. I just had the 24,000 miles service done (a little late at about 30,000 miles) with a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2006, 10:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,825
Posted By Grey Matter
I never lock the bars, now I have a legitimate...

I never lock the bars, now I have a legitimate reason not to.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2006, 09:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,575
Posted By Grey Matter
Well done.:clap

Well done.:clap
Forum: Face plant 04-14-2006, 09:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,241
Posted By Grey Matter
Last year I was tapped/rear-ended at a stop sign....

Last year I was tapped/rear-ended at a stop sign. I tipped over, the bike & I fell down. I hit my head on the corner of a curb. I heard a crack sound when my head hit the curb. Fast forward… I...
Forum: Face plant 04-14-2006, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,036
Posted By Grey Matter
I tap the tires with my knuckles as well. It is...

I tap the tires with my knuckles as well. It is a good habit to get into.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Forum: Face plant 04-14-2006, 09:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,704
Posted By Grey Matter
It is a tragedy for sure. It may be natural...

It is a tragedy for sure. It may be natural selection but most 18 year olds have no business on a bike like that. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2006, 08:50 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 8,555
Posted By Grey Matter
My commute is 37 miles each way 74 miles round...

My commute is 37 miles each way 74 miles round trip. In 2005 I drove to work 4 times. So far this year I have driven to work 2 times. We have very heavy traffic in the <?xml:namespace prefix = st1...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2006, 08:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,750
Posted By Grey Matter
I have gone down to 20 before.<?xml:namespace...

I have gone down to 20 before.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2006, 08:15 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,638
Posted By Grey Matter
Man that looks like fun. I will let you know how...

Man that looks like fun. I will let you know how I deal with middle age once I get there. I am only 39 for crying out loud…<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2006, 08:06 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,059
Posted By Grey Matter
I think adventure is wherever you find it. I...

I think adventure is wherever you find it. I have been planning a 6 week trip to <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-13-2006, 05:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,626
Posted By Grey Matter
Luca I just sent you a message. Let me know if...

Luca I just sent you a message. Let me know if space opens up of the clinics. Dam I wish I had seen this post earlier.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2006, 01:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,707
Posted By Grey Matter
Personally, I think this is somewhat of an...

Personally, I think this is somewhat of an exaggeration. I ride with them in the rail all the time. I guess I really do not think about it any more. I do have Tourances on the bike now but will be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2006, 08:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,715
Posted By Grey Matter
:eek1

:eek1
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2006, 07:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,172
Posted By Grey Matter
Good show Dave.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...

Good show Dave.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2006, 07:36 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 49,992
Posted By Grey Matter
Great stuff guys. Meeting the Viking must have...

Great stuff guys. Meeting the Viking must have been pretty cool.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2006, 07:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,289
Posted By Grey Matter
Beautiful pictures. Please keep them...

Beautiful pictures. Please keep them coming.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2006, 07:20 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 22,644
Posted By Grey Matter
Absolutely outstanding, wonderful pictures & your...

Absolutely outstanding, wonderful pictures & your narrative is excellent.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
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Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2006, 10:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,593
Posted By Grey Matter
My R1150GS Adventure is more like a dog than...

My R1150GS Adventure is more like a dog than anything else. Loyal & thinks I am the shit. So if it were me in your situation I would say see-ya to the lady if she did not come around after a few...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2006, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 944
Posted By Grey Matter
In my R1150GS Adventure I keep two spare...

In my R1150GS Adventure I keep two spare headlamps, fuses & sparkplugs in the fuse-box under the seat. It is amazing how much stuff you can stash in the nooks and crannies.<?xml:namespace prefix = o...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2006, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 882
Posted By Grey Matter
Congratulations. Please post a few pics as soon...

Congratulations. Please post a few pics as soon as you can.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2006, 01:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,329
Posted By Grey Matter
Thanks for the pictures. I have to wait another...

Thanks for the pictures. I have to wait another 6 months to buy mine until I pay off my wife’s car. Of well it will be worth it.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2006, 01:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,399
Posted By Grey Matter
Are you sure you want alloy wheels & not spoked...

Are you sure you want alloy wheels & not spoked wheels?<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2006, 01:00 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 15,816
Posted By Grey Matter
Clowns<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...

Clowns<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2006, 12:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,054
Posted By Grey Matter
This is a great movie. I will be buying it when...

This is a great movie. I will be buying it when it comes out on DVD.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2006, 12:42 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,746
Posted By Grey Matter
I have had two very close calls while riding this...

I have had two very close calls while riding this year & both were due to people talking on there cell phones & not paying attention to driving. I know this is not scientific evidence by any means...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2006, 01:24 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 193,045
Posted By Grey Matter
Clean. ...

Clean.
http://grey-matter.smugmug.com/photos/23709629-L.jpg

Dirty.
http://grey-matter.smugmug.com/photos/16293356-L.jpg

http://grey-matter.smugmug.com/photos/16293363-L.jpg
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