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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-05-2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,308
Posted By spaceman spiff
how many times do i have to warn you about...

how many times do i have to warn you about jinxing yourself??
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2009, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 709
Posted By spaceman spiff
ihad the storz bars

on my 86 connie-was a great investment. you will likely need to re route the throttle cables and you will need to get alonger upper brake hose but it frees you up to try any bars out there, i liked...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2008, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 460
Posted By spaceman spiff
08 GS windhields the same?

any inmates know if an 08 GS uses the same mounting stuff as an 05? I have new c-b for sale in the flea market, and someone asked if it would fit an o8-the c-b site doesn't say it will or will not. ...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2008, 06:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,437
Posted By spaceman spiff
still there

yep boulder is still there. leo is unbelieveable these days, I am usually in an out of there by 9 am. might go up tomorrow early.
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,291
Posted By spaceman spiff
really beautiful

I love that part of the country. as sort of an off topic aside, you having a biology degree and access to all that water around there---ever see any/many cottonmouths or rattlesnakes as you tramp...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2008, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 548,330
Posted By spaceman spiff
what a great trip and report

been following since page 3-you two have the bestest advertures!! sorry to hear about the sporty-got a soft spot in my heart for them, although that would not have been my choice for this trip. ...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2008, 09:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,597
Posted By spaceman spiff
cant see the pics

nice report mate, cannot wait to see it. now, like I have beeen saying, I guess i will only see you at the breaks now, that thing oughta fly! you needed one, I'm glad its orange!! :rofl I cannot...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-27-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7,625
Views: 2,641,007
Posted By spaceman spiff
today, near prescott az

beautiful weather today, great az riding.
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2008, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,048
Posted By spaceman spiff
great pics and report

hey Rmac-i'm 53 with a second grader, we are about the same place in life!! Your report, and the many others I enjoy on this site help me feel better about not being able to go everywhere/see...
Forum: The Garage 01-27-2008, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6,543
Views: 2,946,146
Posted By spaceman spiff
found an older shot

of a work day on a Kawasaki for a friend
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-30-2007, 01:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,095
Posted By spaceman spiff
this one is

this one is
Forum: Ride reports 12-26-2007, 06:14 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 63,562
Posted By spaceman spiff
What A Great Trip Report

IVE been following along since you started---you go boy!! glad to see people stepping up to help, thanks from all you folks out there, expecially scoon66's mom and dad!!! You gotta love the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2007, 02:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,249
Posted By spaceman spiff
current factory incentive is 1500 off

my dealer is currently offering the 1500 off on GS and ADV models, its a factory incentive. the BMW website says k1200r and f650, but my...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2007, 08:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,437
Posted By spaceman spiff
hmmmmmm-well, I live 5 minutes from Ventura BMW,...

hmmmmmm-well, I live 5 minutes from Ventura BMW, had my K bike serviced there twice, (NOT WARRANTY) they botched it both times. attempted to purchase BMW extended warranty from them several times...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2007, 07:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,514
Posted By spaceman spiff
From a (pelican board) triple crown ride
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2007, 11:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,162
Posted By spaceman spiff
peter egan does it regularly-why not? Me...

peter egan does it regularly-why not? Me personally, I rarely if ever want something I have already owned-life is too short and there is always too much temptation to get the newest/latest/greatest....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-21-2007, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7,625
Views: 2,641,007
Posted By spaceman spiff
yosemite, sept 07 triple crown ride

the triple crown guys over on the pelican board put up with me cause this is a twin(maybe) or cause I'm slow (maybe) or cause they don't know how to get rid of me (probably). anyway, this sign...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2007, 08:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,196
Posted By spaceman spiff
I love my abs

especially since it has apparently kept me from needing all this stuff, since i would have no where to put it!! seriously, nice job, you are a patient man!:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2007, 03:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,137
Posted By spaceman spiff

WELL, my 05 was first purchased by someone else, and its history reveals none of the usual wtty work done to it-so-it is still on its original final drive, abs pump, etc etc. I bought it in may with...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-23-2007, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By spaceman spiff
thanks, quota

I will look forward to any other info you may find, and by all means, get that riding inbefore winter!!!!:norton
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-22-2007, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By spaceman spiff
anyone? buehler?

No One Lives In Utah???????????
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2007, 07:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,472
Posted By spaceman spiff
love mine

full system, but with carbon muffler-I am a quiet bike guy as well, but I do like the sound of this twin through this system. add the wunderlich Power controller and you wont believe the difference...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-21-2007, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 390
Posted By spaceman spiff
Need Help From Utah

POSTED THIS IN ROCKIE MOUNTAINS AS WELL-NOT SURE WHERE IT WILL BE SEEN---Planning a trip in the long valley area-north from Zion possibly to Bryce-who can tell me if there is a way into Bryce that is...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-21-2007, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By spaceman spiff
Need Help From Utah

Planning a trip in the long valley area-north from Zion possibly to Bryce-who can tell me if there is a way into Bryce that is not the usual paved route from the north, and is it passable in early...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2007, 06:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,251
Posted By spaceman spiff
put em on 2 weeks ago

only put about 600 miles on them so far-very sticky, great in canyons, better ride on the freeway. I had a trailwing rear and a corsa front on an 05 GS1200, those worked ok but the contis are great...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2007, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By spaceman spiff
yes and corbin

My stock seat was/is horrible-tilted me forward, even with the front on high, back on low and was too soft so i sank into it and my lower back curved the wrong way. I wanted a sargent but they were...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2007, 10:16 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,024
Posted By spaceman spiff
try used 1200 as well

there are deals to be had on a used one-try to find one with good wtty left and save some serious dough. I bought an 05 with the 7 year extended wtty, unlimited mileage, with some farkles and 12k on...
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2007, 08:06 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 28,642
Posted By spaceman spiff
Really Really Great Report

so far, I know there is more coming, enjoying it!

I will not live my entire life in the Northeast....

Hey Flug-You can live your entire life in the northeast and still see the western beauty...
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2007, 07:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,979
Posted By spaceman spiff
I am THERE in 2 more weeks

got 2 weeks to go and i get a week in the sierras around there!!:clap :clap :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2007, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8,233
Views: 4,317,587
Posted By spaceman spiff
I'm in-05, new to me with 12k on it.

already added corbin, tobinators, pirelli scorpion on front, moved rear bag down, rode it every day for the first 13 days i had it, then had to go cub scout camping with the troop, but took a short...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2007, 09:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,369
Posted By spaceman spiff
I couldnt hack the wait

event though i loved the sargent on my k bike, i ordered a corbin for the GS friday when they told me over 4 weeks for the sargent-hope I don't regret it. If i do, by the time i do, the sargents...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2007, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By spaceman spiff
Thanks guys

your input is appreciated. zd57, I agree on the stiff throttle on the K-part of my current problem. Alos the HEAVY (by comparison) steering. the throttle on the gs was really light in comparison. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2007, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By spaceman spiff
looking hard at a new GS1200

been riding a K1200 RS, wrists and an old right arm injury are beginning to take thier toll. test rode a 1200 GS today, was pretty good, bars come back to meet me too much though. gonna try renting...
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