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Forum: Airheads 11-13-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,825
Posted By Gorilla King
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,118
Posted By Gorilla King
yup, most excellent photography.

yup, most excellent photography.
Forum: Ride reports 10-28-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,118
Posted By Gorilla King
:lurk :clap

:lurk :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,520
Posted By Gorilla King
Dairyland Insurance covers everything. They...

Dairyland Insurance covers everything. They paid for all my gear and full retail on K1200RS I totaled one year in Death Valley. Rates are good too.

dairylandinsurance.com
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-01-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 15,303
Posted By Gorilla King
snerk ... REI in Vegas too. He wouldn't even have...

snerk ... REI in Vegas too. He wouldn't even have to change direction.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-01-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 15,303
Posted By Gorilla King
There's an REI in Reno and a Big 5 and Wal Mart...

There's an REI in Reno and a Big 5 and Wal Mart for cheap stuff in Carson City but nobody who rents camping gear that I am aware of.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-01-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 15,303
Posted By Gorilla King
Hello Eric! :wave

Hello Eric! :wave
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-30-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 15,303
Posted By Gorilla King
Bring beer, you'll be fine.

Bring beer, you'll be fine.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-25-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 15,303
Posted By Gorilla King
Smart call.

Smart call.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-19-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 15,303
Posted By Gorilla King
:lurk mayhaps

:lurk mayhaps
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,114
Posted By Gorilla King
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,114
Posted By Gorilla King
:brow I just don't see a significant...

:brow

I just don't see a significant performance gain to after market exhaust systems.
Thus this thread has been informative and helpful for me.

Maybe others too.

Tough.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,114
Posted By Gorilla King
I was considering installing an Akropovic but...

I was considering installing an Akropovic but reading this thread has talked me out of it.
The Scorpion Skeret did grab my attention however due to it length.
I may go that way eventually.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,990
Posted By Gorilla King
Buenos dias!

Buenos dias!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,990
Posted By Gorilla King
High vs low Sargent...

Check the under seat compartments for the low setting thingy's.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/t4o_XYdXOSXsSWTrhcDf5yZm4t9DWReGdxr8knnrloo=w1140-h855
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,915
Posted By Gorilla King
And never run with scissors. :lol3

And never run with scissors. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,915
Posted By Gorilla King
Mountain roads ... and instant on. Think about...

Mountain roads ... and instant on. Think about it.

Or don't.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,915
Posted By Gorilla King
Meh ... I ride a lot on mountain roads.Most LEOs...

Meh ... I ride a lot on mountain roads.Most LEOs run with their radar on all the time because they are not going to have time to visually judge and turn their units on coming around bend. V1 is very...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,915
Posted By Gorilla King
Actually if there is an LEO up the road using...

Actually if there is an LEO up the road using instant on your detector will alert by going on every time he targets someone in front of you then off when he turns his radar off.
I experienced a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,990
Posted By Gorilla King
Well apparently. :dunno

Well apparently. :dunno
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,990
Posted By Gorilla King
Meh... my legs move forward, toward the tank when...

Meh... my legs move forward, toward the tank when standing.
I'm thinking the only way the seams would bother me is if I'm wearing shorts while riding.

Or riding naked.:D
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,990
Posted By Gorilla King
Oh wait! So I check the compartment under the...

Oh wait! So I check the compartment under the driver's seat and find a flash light and directions with a couple of rubber thingies. So I changed the rubber feet and can now flat foot the beast...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,990
Posted By Gorilla King
That is the low seat. It may be too slippery for...

That is the low seat. It may be too slippery for those who worry about sliding forward. I ride mostly mountain roads and while not a knee dragger, I do like to be able to slide my butt to the inside...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,990
Posted By Gorilla King
My seat for my 2014 GS/A LC came today. With a...

My seat for my 2014 GS/A LC came today. With a 30 inch inseam I can pretty much flat foot the bike now. Just the proverbial pubic hair of space under my heels. Not enough air to send the seat back. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,990
Posted By Gorilla King
No it's not flat but not sevier either. Not an...

No it's not flat but not sevier either. Not an issue for me. I had a Sargent on a 11100 RT I ran a lot of miles on years back. Only issues I've had is my bum gets sore the first couple of days on...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,990
Posted By Gorilla King
Here's what the one on my Duc looks like. Seams...

Here's what the one on my Duc looks like. Seams are not a problem. I ordered the same seat for my GS/A. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,990
Posted By Gorilla King
I ordered the low seat from Sargent. I have a...

I ordered the low seat from Sargent. I have a 30-31" inseam and cannot flat foot the bike with the stock seat. I have a Sargent on my Duc and am quite happy with it.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,741
Posted By Gorilla King
OP may not be the only rider looking for tank bag...

OP may not be the only rider looking for tank bag solution. :fitz
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,741
Posted By Gorilla King
I went with a Givi 4 liter "tank lock" I...

I went with a Givi 4 liter "tank lock" I purchased from www.amotostuff.com.

Good quality, works well for me plus it is easy to switch between bikes.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 35,029
Views: 8,735,198
Posted By Gorilla King
I'm going with clumsy. Does look like it's was...

I'm going with clumsy. Does look like it's was dropped on that side. Knee's dirty too.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 35,029
Views: 8,735,198
Posted By Gorilla King
Naw...that's just a bad retention spring. I put...

Naw...that's just a bad retention spring. I put over 150K miles between two K1200RSs. Scrape the pegs easy in twisties in the high position.
Fast and surprisingly agile for a 624 lbs touring bike.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 35,029
Views: 8,735,198
Posted By Gorilla King
Tough shit. :deal

Tough shit. :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 35,029
Views: 8,735,198
Posted By Gorilla King
Bullshit. Pretty tough when a guy buys new bike...

Bullshit. Pretty tough when a guy buys new bike every couple of years.
Plus the hassle of shipping, customs, insurance ect.

"Ride the World" doesn't mean on just one bike.

When in Italy,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 35,029
Views: 8,735,198
Posted By Gorilla King
Sticker envy! :lol3

Sticker envy! :lol3
Forum: Europe 02-24-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,156
Posted By Gorilla King
Yeah that should be a nice trip. I've been told...

Yeah that should be a nice trip. I've been told that Bosnian cops can be pricks on speeding. I didn't get a ticket but did notice radar units set up behind blind turns coming into towns last May.
Forum: Europe 02-23-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,156
Posted By Gorilla King
The roads in Montenegro can be pretty narly. ...

The roads in Montenegro can be pretty narly. Montenegro is mostly mountains and the tunnels can be dark and in the clouds. Then there are construction zones with sometimes rather deep gravel. I...
Forum: Europe 02-23-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,156
Posted By Gorilla King
Lots of minced meat wrapped in dough. Fresh...

Lots of minced meat wrapped in dough. Fresh veggies are a bit hard to find in Bosnia and Montenegro.
The BBQ potato chips really set off the "Sante Fe"salad I had in Sarajevo one day desperate for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 18,650
Posted By Gorilla King
:nod anyone who thinks their personal safety is...

:nod
anyone who thinks their personal safety is dependent on someone else seeing them and giving a shit has already blown it.
Forum: Europe 01-11-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By Gorilla King
Here ya go. Great country. Ljubljana is one of my...

Here ya go. Great country. Ljubljana is one of my favorite cities.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=234188
Forum: Beasts 01-03-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6,141
Views: 1,261,465
Posted By Gorilla King
yeah ... traffic cops. :lol3

yeah ... traffic cops. :lol3
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