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Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,963
Posted By Friz Freleng
I'm totally perplexed with the FD oil issue. I...

I'm totally perplexed with the FD oil issue. I found a spec sheet for SAF-XO: http://www.ge39.com/files/SAF_XO_SAF_XJ_B1174_96.pdf (http://www.ge39.com/files/SAF_XO_SAF_XJ_B1174_96.pdf)

Notice...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 673
Posted By Friz Freleng
Wow, really! I'll have to keep this in mind. I...

Wow, really! I'll have to keep this in mind. I wrestle with those vapor recovery nozzles all the time.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-21-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,397
Posted By Friz Freleng
You are referring to the MOA Owner's News mileage...

You are referring to the MOA Owner's News mileage issue? You know, that's actually a pretty interesting question.

Years ago the MOA created the Female division because it felt women couldn't ride...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By Friz Freleng
It's a good idea but I don't think the RTP fans...

It's a good idea but I don't think the RTP fans will fit behind the GSA oil cooler.
Forum: Americas 04-12-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,136
Posted By Friz Freleng
Reason enough to use a ground cloth under your...

Reason enough to use a ground cloth under your tent.

http://cdn1-www.shocktillyoudrop.com/assets/uploads/2014/07/tremors-1990-graboid-2-300x202.jpg
Forum: Americas 04-12-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,136
Posted By Friz Freleng
The contrast between the tallest and lowest...

The contrast between the tallest and lowest points in the contiguous US is fascinating. Only 110 miles between the two. One thing about camping, at least at Whitney Portal, is that it's one of the...
Forum: Upcoming 04-11-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,255
Posted By Friz Freleng
Hold my demitasse cup...I'll show you attitude!

Hold my demitasse cup...I'll show you attitude!
Forum: Upcoming 04-11-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,255
Posted By Friz Freleng
Naw. All you really need is a willingness to buy...

Naw. All you really need is a willingness to buy pannier stickers and a tendency to conflate an around-the-world tour with a brisk trip to Starbucks. :D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-06-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 366,742
Posted By Friz Freleng
Attempting to land at Burning Man?

Attempting to land at Burning Man?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,218
Posted By Friz Freleng
http://www.quickmeme.com/img/2c/2c0bc3c6cb57f321a9...

http://www.quickmeme.com/img/2c/2c0bc3c6cb57f321a926cece6962481518f5f682e6106a28c90808d977625b05.jpg
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 848
Posted By Friz Freleng
New helmet on the market--but does it have a DOT sticker?

Maybe we could do a group buy. You'll want to get two.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/checkpoint/wp/2015/04/01/meet-the-most-fascinating-part-of-the-f-35-the-400000-helmet/
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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-02-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 893
Posted By Friz Freleng
I worked in Salem for three years. I hated the...

I worked in Salem for three years. I hated the place, too. The only reason I stayed that long was because I commuted from Portland. Nothing but prisons and half-way houses, unaccomplished...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,766
Posted By Friz Freleng
I'm not sure about this but shouldn't BMW...

I'm not sure about this but shouldn't BMW Roadside Assistance cover the cost of the hotel room?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,301
Posted By Friz Freleng
I wouldn't necessarily call it a weak point. It...

I wouldn't necessarily call it a weak point. It sounds like the plate did exactly what it was supposed to do, which was to absorb the energy of the impact and protect the engine. Besides, with...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-22-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,627
Posted By Friz Freleng
Bwahahaha! Mine, all mine! One funny little...

Bwahahaha! Mine, all mine!

One funny little thing I remember that day was the salesman placing a "SOLD" sticker on the seat to keep others off the bike while I came back the next day to pick it...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,013
Posted By Friz Freleng
I think you should be fine as long as your...

I think you should be fine as long as your invoice captioned the part number of the filter you received as well as the model/year of your bike.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-15-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 366,742
Posted By Friz Freleng
The short wings and T-tail has unrecoverable...

The short wings and T-tail has unrecoverable stall written all over those beasts. Sexy looking beasts, though.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,527
Posted By Friz Freleng
I know exactly what you're talking about, and I...

I know exactly what you're talking about, and I was born and raised in Oregon.





Precisely. The way I explain the benefit of lane-splitting to my dubious car friends is that it's not that...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-13-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 366,742
Posted By Friz Freleng
The father of a friend of mine died in one of...

The father of a friend of mine died in one of these things, so I wouldn't be too antsy to fly one.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By Friz Freleng
I aim to please!

I aim to please!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By Friz Freleng
Band camp. Plus, the new cooling system will...

Band camp.

Plus, the new cooling system will use liquid sodium instead of glycol coolant. BMW figures this will allow the cooling system to run reliably at 1000F degrees.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By Friz Freleng
Not only that, but in 2017 BMW will introduce the...

Not only that, but in 2017 BMW will introduce the R1600GSA with 165hp. :evil
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-10-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,129
Posted By Friz Freleng
Wow, what a ride! Any costly damage to the bikes?

Wow, what a ride! Any costly damage to the bikes?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,897
Posted By Friz Freleng
Veddy gute. Anything that eliminates the straps...

Veddy gute. Anything that eliminates the straps is a go in my book.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-09-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,092
Posted By Friz Freleng
Gentlemen, you do realize that there is only one...

Gentlemen, you do realize that there is only one officially sanctioned means of celebrating 3-14: http://www.officialsteakandblowjobday.com/

Frankly, I'm surprised I have to point this out. :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,897
Posted By Friz Freleng
That is a very cool set-up. But I have to ask,...

That is a very cool set-up. But I have to ask, is there any possible way that those nuts/bolts could possibly come into contact with the paint? I wonder if a carriage bolt or other thin flat headed...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-03-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,664
Posted By Friz Freleng
The problem with Sonoma county right now, aside...

The problem with Sonoma county right now, aside from the high housing prices, is the tight rental market. You do get the coast and some great fireroads, however. I mentioned Davis in a previous...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-03-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,664
Posted By Friz Freleng
Aviation, near the beach, near rural areas. ...

Aviation, near the beach, near rural areas. Santa Rosa and Davis come to mind. You didn't mention what you expect in the way of a housing budget, but lots of money, an Spanish-English dictionary,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-28-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 802
Posted By Friz Freleng
This sounds like a lot of fun. I was going to...

This sounds like a lot of fun. I was going to register for the SF event last year but it was canceled at the last minute. :(:
Forum: Trip Planning 02-28-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,745
Posted By Friz Freleng
I've used all sorts of camping and backpacking...

I've used all sorts of camping and backpacking sleep mats. The absolute best and most comfortable one for me is the Exped 10 http://www.rei.com/product/812005/exped-mega-mat-10-sleeping-pad

It's...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,595
Posted By Friz Freleng
Thanks to BMW's easily confused nomenclature, let...

Thanks to BMW's easily confused nomenclature, let me reiterate what Mika pointed out: the GS switched to a water cooled engine in 2013. The GSA switched over in 2014. I'm assuming VK4DU is...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By Friz Freleng
Ach Berlin! Ich bin ein mistaken. This is the...

Ach Berlin! Ich bin ein mistaken. This is the first time I've opened the reservoir, though the dealership must have opened it at the 600 mile check. I wonder if it's on their floor.


...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By Friz Freleng
sponge in front brake reservoir?

Well this is weird: my 2013 GSA (oil-cooled) does NOT have a sponge in the front brake reservoir. A friend of mine's identical 2013 GSA does have one. Online research seems to indicate that BMW...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Posted By Friz Freleng
You do have to pry your head in and out of a...

You do have to pry your head in and out of a Schuberth, at least initially. When I first tried on my S2 I thought I'd never get it off without peeling my ears off. But this goes away after breaking...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,905
Posted By Friz Freleng
I like the Helinox chair and others of that...

I like the Helinox chair and others of that design, but at 6'2" and 215lbs I don't fit in them very well and I'm always afraid I'm going to tip over. I compromised and bought this: ...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6,781
Views: 1,232,917
Posted By Friz Freleng
A fantastic looking bike, but then I'm a bit...

A fantastic looking bike, but then I'm a bit biased. The lake is looking pretty low however.
Forum: Upcoming 02-15-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,255
Posted By Friz Freleng
Yesssssss!

Yesssssss!
Forum: Upcoming 02-15-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,255
Posted By Friz Freleng
$50 for three days of camping at a national...

$50 for three days of camping at a national rally?? Sorry, that's a steal. You'll pay $35 for one night in an average California campground. Anyone who thinks the MOA should be charging 1975...
Forum: Upcoming 02-15-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,255
Posted By Friz Freleng
Ditto. Jiggs, I tried clicking on your...

Ditto.

Jiggs, I tried clicking on your previously posted link for more rally info but I'm getting 'page not found' result. Did the MOA move the info?
Forum: Upcoming 02-13-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,255
Posted By Friz Freleng
Ladies and gentlemen, we have a winner! :evil

Ladies and gentlemen, we have a winner! :evil
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