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Forum: Old's Cool 05-15-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 830
Views: 207,878
Posted By Groucho
Just bought it - and am hooked. I can't stop...

Just bought it - and am hooked. I can't stop commuting on this thing - it's like a drug. What a sound!!

http://imageshack.us/a/img521/415/imgp0069r.jpg
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Forum: Old's Cool 05-01-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,998
Posted By Groucho
I don't have my grubbies on it yet (my brother is...

I don't have my grubbies on it yet (my brother is delivering her on Friday :clap) , but here's a crappy cellphone pic of it from a month ago.

http://img33.imageshack.us/img33/1502/motoguzzi850.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,998
Posted By Groucho
Sorry to resurrect this Zombie Thread... But I...

Sorry to resurrect this Zombie Thread... But I just bought my brother's nicely sorted 1977 850-T3FB. I'm looking forward to his delivering it on Friday... And already I'm trying to figure out what to...
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,615
Posted By Groucho
Yeah - just found that on the the strap with the...

Yeah - just found that on the the strap with the teeth on it. Really helps, thanks.

Love this helmet ... but the strap thing was giving me the blues today as i rode in to work - now I'm good. Yay...
Forum: Vendors 12-19-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,511
Posted By Groucho
Nice!!! Great deal. :clap

Nice!!! Great deal. :clap
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1,102
Views: 179,553
Posted By Groucho
Thanks for the detailed write-up HerrDirektor! ...

Thanks for the detailed write-up HerrDirektor!

I test-rode a K16GTL this week and was blown away. I'm looking for a GT to try. Not sure if I'm ready to give up on everything I love about my GSA...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,077
Posted By Groucho
Digging my Bill Mayer seat. Got it as a ride- in...

Digging my Bill Mayer seat. Got it as a ride- in at their shop in Ojai.

Love this seat.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,175
Posted By Groucho
WOW! :eek1 I see those damned hooved rats...

WOW! :eek1

I see those damned hooved rats all over this year... glad you stayed upright!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,566
Posted By Groucho
Der Schnellpanzerkampfmotorrad, or...

Der Schnellpanzerkampfmotorrad, or 'Schnellpanzer' for short.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 791
Views: 102,676
Posted By Groucho
2008 GSA, purchased late August 2008. 37,234...

2008 GSA, purchased late August 2008. 37,234 miles.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,234
Posted By Groucho
Hmm. Those look really interesting...

Hmm. Those look really interesting...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,025
Posted By Groucho
Could be as simple as a bad battery. She'll crank...

Could be as simple as a bad battery. She'll crank for a long time even with voltages too low to let the ECU do it's ignition thing.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,234
Posted By Groucho
It's the plan view of the WhiteKnightTwo /...

It's the plan view of the WhiteKnightTwo / SpaceShipTwo space tourism launch system. I work for the company that is putting these vehicles into production for or launch customer / sister company...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,234
Posted By Groucho
I didn't think that far ahead for fuel strategy....

I didn't think that far ahead for fuel strategy. :norton

ESA was set at Single rider Sport. Worked great.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,234
Posted By Groucho
R1200GS Aventures as Track Bikes?

Sure, why the Hell not?

Holy CRAP that was a blast!!! Spent the day at the track with my brother Brian and a few friends.

http://img847.imageshack.us/img847/8503/pitatwsir.jpg

Couple...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,985
Posted By Groucho
I went with the 1Off Motorsports HID kit. Now I...

I went with the 1Off Motorsports HID kit. Now I don't have to worry about it.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,885
Posted By Groucho
Just installed my set for low and high beams- I...

Just installed my set for low and high beams- I picked the 4500K version. Relatively painless - biggest PITA was removing the windscreen and instrument cluster. Finding space to stash the ballasts...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,745
Posted By Groucho
Awesome. :clap Tired of crappy no-name...

Awesome. :clap

Tired of crappy no-name batteries, and didn't feel like hacking up a perfectly good Odyessy.

Just ordered one up from AutoAnything - they had 15% and free shipping, came to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-08-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,818
Posted By Groucho
Cool2 RideAerogeekery - Down to Chino to See the Focke-Wulf Fw190

Finally out of the fog and drizzle in Bakersfield, up on the I-5- southbound to Chino to see a presentation featuring Rudy Frasca's 'new build' Fw190A9
...
Forum: The Garage 06-11-2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,402
Posted By Groucho
Hmmm.. you mean chemicals are useful for things...

Hmmm.. you mean chemicals are useful for things other than recreational pharmacology?

:norton

Awesome stuff, Ola- and nice bike!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2010, 09:54 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,626
Posted By Groucho
'08 GSA, 21.5k miles stock engine & drivetrain ...

'08 GSA, 21.5k miles stock engine & drivetrain
Jesse Safari 115 bags
TKC80 front, Tourance rear
91 Octane Kali Premium fuel
Lots of mountain riding with a happy throttle wrist :evil

I never...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,291
Posted By Groucho
Sig material. :D Oh... and they have yet...

Sig material. :D

Oh... and they have yet to invent a dirtbike trailer for the GS/A. If I want to ride over 300 miles of pavement and then hit the trails, with the pressing of a couple buttons I...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,298
Posted By Groucho
Cool. Interesting. Not sure if they look...

Cool. Interesting.

Not sure if they look robust enough to take a decent hit... but way better than nothing.

http://www.ruggedroads.com/.media/588223607737.jpeg
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2010, 10:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,298
Posted By Groucho
OOO! Sorry for quoting myself, but I've...

OOO!

Sorry for quoting myself, but I've found the Answer...

http://www.mcpparts.com/BMW_Motorcycle_Products.html

Nice.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,298
Posted By Groucho
It's really pretty lame that you need to buy the...

It's really pretty lame that you need to buy the entire light assy in order to replace a commonly broken, readily swappable enclosure... but that's how these guys make money.

I'm in the aerspace...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2010, 07:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,298
Posted By Groucho
Screw it. It was worth it. :clap

Screw it. It was worth it. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,298
Posted By Groucho
Thanks for the steer (gave me a Google handle to...

Thanks for the steer (gave me a Google handle to grab on to) but that is just for the Supporting Ring. I also broke the housing body.

Anyway, thanks to your steer I think I found an answer - it's...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,298
Posted By Groucho
Busted Fog Light Housing -08 GSA- Part No?

Hey Doods-

Dropped the Schnellpanzer up in the Carrizo Plain area today... only real damage is that I busted the right side plastic fog light housing at the bracket.

Digging through Google...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-25-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,398
Posted By Groucho
Hmmmm. I just may do this. :D

Hmmmm.

I just may do this.

:D
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-25-2010, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1,891
Views: 92,098
Posted By Groucho
Was just in DV this past weekend, so I won't be...

Was just in DV this past weekend, so I won't be able to make this... I'm bummed.

A copuple things to be aware of if anyone cares - Gas at Panamint Springs is fecking expensive- Premium was...
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2010, 04:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,082
Posted By Groucho
This was just this past weekend. The Ural...

This was just this past weekend.

The Ural accident was on pavement, at the south end of Wildrose. Guy had a white beard, white KBC full-face helmet. Not sure if that helps you.



Yup- just...
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2010, 09:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,082
Posted By Groucho
Errr... I think it was black.

Errr... I think it was black.
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2010, 05:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,082
Posted By Groucho
A n00b Rides Death Valley w/ the Panzergruppe

It all starts, as do most good things, with a couple eggs over easy, hashbrowns, and sourdough toast. Cup of coffee too. No cream.

http://img704.imageshack.us/img704/5218/4cornersmapcopy.jpg
1.5...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-24-2010, 05:11 AM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 113,174
Posted By Groucho
We were just out there this weekend - snow level...

We were just out there this weekend - snow level was around 5.5k'. As the road report states most pass roads are closed, and the rangers mean it - we were contemplating checking out the Charcoal...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,557
Posted By Groucho
I could never get more than 3000 miles out of a...

I could never get more than 3000 miles out of a rear TKC80, twice that on the front.

Now I ride with TKC80 in front and a Tourance in back... though a ride in Death Valley this weekend makes me...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2010, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,199,581
Posted By Groucho
Lost Burro Mine Road, Death Valley. ...

Lost Burro Mine Road, Death Valley.

http://img706.imageshack.us/img706/1760/img0149ls.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,367
Posted By Groucho
...and a +1 for the Rox risers here. Easy to...

...and a +1 for the Rox risers here. Easy to position, and Much more comfortable when standing in the pegs.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,996
Posted By Groucho
NICE! I've been wondering how to remount my...

NICE!

I've been wondering how to remount my tool tube with the Jesses...
Forum: Ride reports 12-31-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,685
Posted By Groucho
All smooth, perfectly paved twisties through some...

All smooth, perfectly paved twisties through some very pretty hill country between the 166 and Foxen Canyon. A great place for putting the hammer down.

There are some very interesting forest...
Forum: Ride reports 12-31-2009, 07:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,685
Posted By Groucho
Hey, cool! We made rude remarks about you as...

Hey, cool! We made rude remarks about you as well!:rofl

Yeah- we're still n00bs. But you have to start somewhere.
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