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Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 11:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,439
Posted By ShawnWorks
Great thread guys, thanks. I've been trying to...

Great thread guys, thanks. I've been trying to get a class bike going, and this is now the 3rd time it wont start. Gonna charge the battery and give it another go.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,215
Posted By ShawnWorks
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-26-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,925
Posted By ShawnWorks
I started on 650, and am very glad I did....

I started on 650, and am very glad I did. Anything bigger would have been too much for my fragile skills to handle. That being said, I now teach at RawHyde, and It's very common to instruct new...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,918
Posted By ShawnWorks
Obviously I'm a few years late here... But there...

Obviously I'm a few years late here... But there are some awesome points of view on this thread and I wanted to chime in.

In my Adventure Instruction experience, group training sessions tend to...
Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,985
Posted By ShawnWorks
More videos

For your viewing pleasure, the final videos from the 'One World. One R 1200 GS' tour. Good times indeed!


Video 7: Randsburg to Death Valley (And a little "American" football action)
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Forum: Day Trippin' 04-04-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,908
Posted By ShawnWorks
Yeah dude. Stick with the siskel jokes for...

Yeah dude. Stick with the siskel jokes for christs sake.
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,985
Posted By ShawnWorks
Hey folks, Back from another tour, and have...

Hey folks,

Back from another tour, and have some long-awaited computer time. I have put together another installment to the story, which I very much hope you enjoy... Rock on!

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“Ok...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By ShawnWorks
Oops... Just realized the better word to describe...

Oops... Just realized the better word to describe the axe is "Hatchet." For the sake of proper search terms, I figured I should get that word up on this thread.

And, if you choose not to claim...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By ShawnWorks
Found: Axe

So I came across a pretty cool Axe while riding in Death Valley. I have good reason to believe it came off an Adventure bike. If you lost it recently, PM me and I will be happy to return it. There...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-01-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,908
Posted By ShawnWorks
Awesome ridin' with ya buddy, even if it was in...

Awesome ridin' with ya buddy, even if it was in separate classes :clap
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,985
Posted By ShawnWorks
More One World. One R 1200 GS Videos

Hey guys,

At RawHyde at the moment, gearing up for training and a 5-day tour. I figured I would do my best to contribute to the thread while I'm here...! Here are a few more videos from the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,985
Posted By ShawnWorks
Hiya Cliffy, You know, I really wish I had a...

Hiya Cliffy,

You know, I really wish I had a solid answer for you on this. Truth is, I had very little time on the Karoo 3’s, and that was spent focused on the motorcycle. If I had my way, I would...
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,985
Posted By ShawnWorks
Good Q… There’s a lot to be said here, most of...

Good Q… There’s a lot to be said here, most of which I like to think will be covered in the coming notes… But, I suppose the most unique and positive element of the riding was the ability to see the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,985
Posted By ShawnWorks
A Few Photos from the day

Romaine shows his skills with the 'FuutBaal' as he calls it...
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...My skills are a little less impressive....
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,985
Posted By ShawnWorks
First Official Video

A whole gaggle of the "official" BMW Videos of this tour are already out there in internet land... But to make them a bit easier to see, I have gotten access to them for one-by-one postngs. Here is...
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,985
Posted By ShawnWorks
Log 2: Wow. Just Wow.

Wow. Just Wow.

I recently returned from the One World. One R 1200 GS Tour with BMW, and am still reeling from the experience. It was, in a nutshell, the best tour I have ever been a part of.
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,985
Posted By ShawnWorks
Hey Fellow Adventurers, Still on tour,...

Hey Fellow Adventurers,

Still on tour, running like mad. Awesome times! 1,400 Adventure miles on the new Water-cooled GS's thus far, and not a single issue. Not even a flat. HOpe I'm not cursing...
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,985
Posted By ShawnWorks
You ask for reviews, you get... Silly videos! At...

You ask for reviews, you get... Silly videos! At least until we stop long enough for me to put pen to paper...

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Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,985
Posted By ShawnWorks
In fact I will be there James, Lets clink drinks...

In fact I will be there James, Lets clink drinks and chat…!

I’ve been running like mad trying to sort out the final tour route for the ‘One World. One GS’ Tour. Lots of logistics to cover… But,...
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,985
Posted By ShawnWorks
Hahaha! Thanks for the input, my friend... Good...

Hahaha! Thanks for the input, my friend... Good ideas indeed... I am taking notes and will look forward to additional ideas from out there ins ADVRider land...
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 72,774
Posted By ShawnWorks
Hiya fellow Adventurers, So, I am finally...

Hiya fellow Adventurers,

So, I am finally able to write about my next Adventure on the new BMW R 1200 GS. You will find the thread here:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=865982...
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,985
Posted By ShawnWorks
One World. One R 1200 GS. My "AWESOME" journey thru the US of A!

Hey Fellow Adventurers,

So, after returning fresh off the BMW R 1200GS Press Launch in South Africa (Quite possibly one of the coolest things I’ve ever done… You can read about it Here...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 72,774
Posted By ShawnWorks
Back from Baja... Got a call from BMW, with...

Back from Baja... Got a call from BMW, with possibly another opportunity to ride and review the new GS... (!) Super-ultra-top-secret at the moment, still awaiting details & the green light to talk it...
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 72,774
Posted By ShawnWorks
You are too kind... Thanks buddy! I know I've...

You are too kind... Thanks buddy! I know I've said it before... But I very much appreciate the support the folks here on ADVRider have offered up. You folks Rock!
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 72,774
Posted By ShawnWorks
Out & About

Folks, just a heads up that I will once again be offline for a few days, starting sometime tomorrow. Jim at RawHyde has graciously put together a little R&R ride and fun for the staff, to take place...
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 72,774
Posted By ShawnWorks
In fact I know a guy that started an 1100 boxer...

In fact I know a guy that started an 1100 boxer in his garage, then left on another bike to get fuel. While at the gas station he ran into bloke he knew, and they chatted it up for a good 20-30...
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 72,774
Posted By ShawnWorks
Build Quality: A fine question. In point of fact...

Build Quality: A fine question. In point of fact the designers and I discussed this at length. They explained that, for all their design computers and build models, nothing compares to riding the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 72,774
Posted By ShawnWorks
Not that I saw. There was an engine cut-out...

Not that I saw. There was an engine cut-out available to check out, come suspension componentry, and plenty of photos of the bike sans tupperware. But I admit to not paying much attention, as I was...
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 72,774
Posted By ShawnWorks
Q&a #1

Alright Adventurers, here are my answers to the questions submitted thus far:

The Windscreen:
I’m gonna start by saying that, in my experience, the 2 most personal elements of a motorcycle are...
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 72,774
Posted By ShawnWorks
Love the questions... Thoughtful replies are...

Love the questions... Thoughtful replies are coming... I hope to have them posted by this afternoon... First, gotta take the kids to school, then pack for the next tour (Baja this time... :clap )
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 72,774
Posted By ShawnWorks
Final Review: The Ride

Here it is guys, my final write-up on the New R 1200 GS... Hope you enjoy it!

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It’s 6:15am in South Africa, and I am teeming with nervous energy. The last 2 hours have been spent tossing &...
Forum: Ride reports 02-04-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 72,774
Posted By ShawnWorks
Hey guys, just got back... Death Valley was...

Hey guys, just got back... Death Valley was kickass, though that is a story for another day... Putting my final ride review rogether now, hope to have it done in the next day or so... Tick tock!...
Forum: Ride reports 01-29-2013, 05:34 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 72,774
Posted By ShawnWorks
Thanks folks!

FYI I’m going to be sound-off for a few days while leading a RawHyde tour. I will finish up my ride report upon my return.

On another note, I cannot tell you how much your positive support means...
Forum: Ride reports 01-29-2013, 04:27 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 72,774
Posted By ShawnWorks
The Walk-Around

Ok gents, here is the first installment of my official review. A bit long and wordy... They don't call me "Monologue Shawn for nothing... ;o) Enjoy!




Today finds me sitting in my front...
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 72,774
Posted By ShawnWorks
Its all about building suspense, Rauven! :wink: ...

Its all about building suspense, Rauven! :wink:

Truth be told, there was little time to offer alot of detail. They had us running from the moment we got to SA... But now that I'm home and can put...
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 72,774
Posted By ShawnWorks
Kevin Ash

Friends,

My apologies on the delay in my reply. This experience has been quite a rollercoaster, and upon returning home I have taken advantage of some much needed rest & family time.

I...
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 72,774
Posted By ShawnWorks
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Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 72,774
Posted By ShawnWorks
First R 1200 GS Test Ride commences in 10...

First R 1200 GS Test Ride commences in 10 minutes... Sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet!
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 72,774
Posted By ShawnWorks
Adventure Log 4 - First Impression: WOW.

Hiya Fellow Adventurers,

So, after 33 hours of travel and one hell of an acclimation to the +10 hour time-difference (ouch), I am finally happily and healthily in South Africa. So far we have...
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 72,774
Posted By ShawnWorks
Adventure Log 3: "Check luggage and ego here..."

Today I received a call with additional information about the South Africa Trip. There is most certainly a lot to know—when I fly, where I’m staying, scheduling, expectations, etc.—and all of it is...
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