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Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By Friz Freleng
Icelandic? Your bikes may be more expensive but...

Icelandic? Your bikes may be more expensive but your women are a lot prettier.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4,346
Views: 655,600
Posted By Friz Freleng
Sure thing. I've already ridden 100 miles or so...

Sure thing. I've already ridden 100 miles or so on it and a few things stand out: The carbon vinyl was very, very slippery at the beginning but settled down later on. My leather pants may have...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4,346
Views: 655,600
Posted By Friz Freleng
I installed a Seat Concepts front and back...

I installed a Seat Concepts front and back foam/cover kit. I thought it came out nicely. I also finally got around to installing my Jesse topcase. Only took me six months.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By Friz Freleng
I have a 90th and never even noticed the...

I have a 90th and never even noticed the different paint color on the final drive. Ha. You learn something everyday.
Forum: Vendors 07-14-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 232,698
Posted By Friz Freleng
Interesting. I just finished installing the...

Interesting. I just finished installing the carbon cover on my seat kit (R1200GSA front and back) and on my first ride I thought I was going to slide down the block.:eek1 My first impression was,...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,300
Posted By Friz Freleng
A keyless ride system on the GS and GSA?:huh ...

A keyless ride system on the GS and GSA?:huh Geez, this is getting ridiculous.

Next, BMW will be adding sunroofs.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-06-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 938
Posted By Friz Freleng
Great photos. Amazing what you see when you zoom...

Great photos. Amazing what you see when you zoom in closer.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-_hcel1v29fU/U7n_JsiW3FI/AAAAAAAAAXA/DMg8PgFrFK0/w640-h427-no/Hillary.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4,346
Views: 655,600
Posted By Friz Freleng
Are you talking about hydrographics?

Are you talking about hydrographics?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 978
Posted By Friz Freleng
Looks like the previous posters have covered all...

Looks like the previous posters have covered all the points between the two bikes. I would only add that the GSA will likely have a higher resale value than the RT, at least here in California.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 4,346
Views: 655,600
Posted By Friz Freleng
Yeah, my bike does look a little ambulancey. I...

Yeah, my bike does look a little ambulancey. I guess the diagonal alternating stripes using red and the yellow-green colors are supposed to be the most conspicuous pattern. I have to say that the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By Friz Freleng
This thread had better generate warm fuzzy...

This thread had better generate warm fuzzy glowing reviews because I just ordered one yesterday. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 856
Posted By Friz Freleng
Not sure about other dealers but the ones around...

Not sure about other dealers but the ones around here in the Bay Area usually escort demo riders so they don't abuse the bike. I would only be concerned about how the engine was broken in during the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-24-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,363
Posted By Friz Freleng
Well said. Keep em in front.

Well said. Keep em in front.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-24-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,786
Posted By Friz Freleng
CA DMV will simply reject the $1.00 purchase...

CA DMV will simply reject the $1.00 purchase price and will supply its own FMV estimate of the bike both for purposes of sales tax and registration fees. As for declaring the bike to be a gift, as a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4,346
Views: 655,600
Posted By Friz Freleng
Thanks. You know what they say about idle hands....

Thanks. You know what they say about idle hands. :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4,346
Views: 655,600
Posted By Friz Freleng
Okay, I admit I can be a fussy bucket of vinegar...

Okay, I admit I can be a fussy bucket of vinegar sometimes, and for whatever reason I just didn't like the saggy look of my Jesse hardcases as mounted on my BMW racks. With nothing much else to do I...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-19-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 20,408
Posted By Friz Freleng
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-3QYHFzIDvhw/UqD...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-3QYHFzIDvhw/UqDTar9OzxI/AAAAAAAAAGk/eWjrLDWkxuY/w736-h625-no/IMG_5873.JPG


And the Herkimer Battle Jitney (the greatest non-lethal fighting vehicle ever built)....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4,346
Views: 655,600
Posted By Friz Freleng
At its most rarified level--and that means lots...

At its most rarified level--and that means lots and lots of cash--a precision watch is an incredible work of mechanical art. Grand complications as they are called can consist of well over a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-15-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1,987
Views: 195,554
Posted By Friz Freleng
Thanks. You learn something everyday.

Thanks. You learn something everyday.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-15-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1,987
Views: 195,554
Posted By Friz Freleng
Okay, here's a dumb question: I have a 2013...

Okay, here's a dumb question: I have a 2013 R1200GS Adventure...the oil-cooled variety. I always thought the front and back brakes were independent i.e. not linked. A friend of mine has an...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4,346
Views: 655,600
Posted By Friz Freleng
I strap my Jaeger LeCoultre Hybris Mechanica...

I strap my Jaeger LeCoultre Hybris Mechanica Grande Sonnerie to the handlebar of my BMW. :wink:

...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-08-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,877
Posted By Friz Freleng
Wine country here. Drunks, tourists, addled old...

Wine country here. Drunks, tourists, addled old drivers, farm vehicles and tour buses...for me it's full gear all the time even on short rides where I live. I can get so hot in my black leather...
Forum: Vendors 06-07-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 44,261
Posted By Friz Freleng
I was reading through the list of seminars that...

I was reading through the list of seminars that will be conducted at this year's BMW MOA rally in St. Paul and noticed one in particular: "3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Comfortable Distance Riding,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-06-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,164
Posted By Friz Freleng
Are you referring to ESA?

Are you referring to ESA?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-04-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By Friz Freleng
For the office it's gotta be a super 200 but for...

For the office it's gotta be a super 200 but for superior road protection I recommend a super 100-120. :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,080
Posted By Friz Freleng
BMW conducts assembly line tours? That's great. ...

BMW conducts assembly line tours? That's great. Volvo only gives a minimal tour of its Gothenberg plant and Tesla here in the Bay Area only gives tours to car purchasers.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-02-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,763
Posted By Friz Freleng
Went for a ride on Thursday and had a couple...

Went for a ride on Thursday and had a couple breathtaking wake up calls when I hit tar snakes. I hate the things and it wasn't that hot out.
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,897
Posted By Friz Freleng
And the best is, it never stops. :evil

And the best is, it never stops. :evil
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-28-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,640
Posted By Friz Freleng
A few years ago my wife and I were driving across...

A few years ago my wife and I were driving across the Golden Gate Bridge and were following an SUV that had one of those bouncy, flimsy bike carriers attached to the tow hitch, with three bikes...
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,897
Posted By Friz Freleng
I have Ericas on my GSA and the things are so...

I have Ericas on my GSA and the things are so bright that I dim them to about 10-11 o-clock on the rotating dimmer switch to avoid blinding oncoming traffic during the day. They're also angled a tad...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,249
Posted By Friz Freleng
Skene. :thumb

Skene. :thumb
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,391
Posted By Friz Freleng
You raise a good point. I usually carry my...

You raise a good point. I usually carry my iPhone in my inside jacket pocket and have lately realized that it might not be such a bright idea to carry essentially a piece of glass against my...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-16-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3,510
Views: 1,479,430
Posted By Friz Freleng
LOL :lol3 They'll do well on Wall Street.

LOL :lol3 They'll do well on Wall Street.
Forum: Alaska 05-16-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,479
Posted By Friz Freleng
Thanks. I keep asking myself, "Which looks...

Thanks. I keep asking myself, "Which looks worse, stripes on my bike or me in a striped hospital gown?"

I had to cover up my ADV touareg decal! :eek1 I'll just have to get another one and...
Forum: Alaska 05-15-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,479
Posted By Friz Freleng
I live in California wine country, which teems of...

I live in California wine country, which teems of drunken, tired, hot, confused tourists driving unfamiliar rental cars up and down the valley highway. If you want to know what ground zero is for...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,615
Posted By Friz Freleng
Welcome to the club. I received a 45L Odyssey...

Welcome to the club. I received a 45L Odyssey top case with no instructions, nothing on the website. I emailed the company and received weblinks that pointed to an install that didn't correspond to...
Forum: Vendors 05-05-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 38,893
Posted By Friz Freleng
I just received mine as well. I haven't had a...

I just received mine as well. I haven't had a chance to try it yet but it looks like a very well made piece of equipment.

Thanks for shipping quickly and for tossing in the BMW adapter!
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 22,931
Posted By Friz Freleng
What do you think of those caliper scoops? I...

What do you think of those caliper scoops? I couldn't make up my mind whether they're useful or just a gimmick. They also looked kinda plastic-y but maybe they're metal or a composite. I can see...
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 22,931
Posted By Friz Freleng
I was at the AFM races at Sonoma Raceway today...

I was at the AFM races at Sonoma Raceway today and the new Buell was on display. The front rotor is something else. I like the looks of the bike--at least it's an improvement over the peculiar...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,989
Posted By Friz Freleng
That's what my wife keeps saying.

That's what my wife keeps saying.
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