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Forum: Beasts 06-27-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 8,371
Views: 1,592,431
Posted By 3Putt
I had a 800XC and pretty much loved it except for...

I had a 800XC and pretty much loved it except for the very bad mpg combined with a smallish gas tank.
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By 3Putt
I've tried both ways and I like on the bars...

I've tried both ways and I like on the bars better. I mess XM radio a bunch and it's a lot easier with the GPS mounted on the bars. I use the tank bag to steady my hand.
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8,371
Views: 1,592,431
Posted By 3Putt
I transferred the plate, I hope that wasn't bad...

I transferred the plate, I hope that wasn't bad juju.

http://3putt.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Yamaha-Super-Tenere-/i-Sqggf3P/0/M/IMG_2216-M.jpg
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8,371
Views: 1,592,431
Posted By 3Putt
Honz has taken lots of my money over the years. ...

Honz has taken lots of my money over the years.

Right now I live halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee. The Milwaukee dealer would pick up and deliver for free if I didn't have time to run it up...
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8,371
Views: 1,592,431
Posted By 3Putt
That's my trade in the background. I've been a...

That's my trade in the background. I've been a BMW guy for a long time but my dealer is 100 miles away and I've run out of worry beads. I can get this serviced down the street.
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8,371
Views: 1,592,431
Posted By 3Putt
I'm done drinking the Kool Aid. ...

I'm done drinking the Kool Aid.


http://3putt.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Yamaha-Super-Tenere/i-wsDD9vC/0/M/10440196_10152470747454383_1276186396610851738_n-M.jpg
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,230
Posted By 3Putt
I stiffened the peak with a coat hanger and black...

I stiffened the peak with a coat hanger and black tape. Problem solved.

Now if I could just stop it from pinching the back of my ears.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,022
Posted By 3Putt
I was able to trade it in today at a Yamaha...

I was able to trade it in today at a Yamaha dealer that likes BMW. I got $15,500 but that's probably high since he didn't discount his bike that much.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,022
Posted By 3Putt
I'm having a similar issue at off brand dealers,...

I'm having a similar issue at off brand dealers, they don't know what to offer.

I've got a 2013 all loaded up that I'm trying to trade in or sell out right. I'll put it up for sale in the Flee...
Forum: Beasts 06-02-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 8,371
Views: 1,592,431
Posted By 3Putt
I'm doing a fly and ride in July with my wife,...

I'm doing a fly and ride in July with my wife, Anchorage to Chicago, so I haven't seen it in person yet. The seller Nick has been busy farkling it up for up us!
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-15-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 482
Views: 44,049
Posted By 3Putt
Thanks, sounds pretty interesting. Would love to...

Thanks, sounds pretty interesting. Would love to know if an XM version will be along anytime soon though.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-15-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 482
Views: 44,049
Posted By 3Putt
Is the iPhone integration any good? I'm looking...

Is the iPhone integration any good? I'm looking to drop XM for iTunes Radio or something similar.
Forum: Canada 05-12-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,686
Posted By 3Putt
Updated route, taking the Cassier

Google Maps link to new route. (http://goo.gl/maps/W3xjN)

I know we're skipping Glacier National but we did it a couple of years ago in the car.
...
Forum: Canada 05-09-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,686
Posted By 3Putt
A deal has been stuck. We're headed north!...

A deal has been stuck. We're headed north! :clap:clap:clap
Forum: Canada 05-08-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,686
Posted By 3Putt
Is this Heaven? No, it's Missouri. Hoping a...

Is this Heaven? No, it's Missouri.

Hoping a deal can be made, loving all the possitive comments :clap

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LOVE having a wife that will ride with me! Tank to...
Forum: Canada 05-07-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,686
Posted By 3Putt
Thanks for all the input! If the...

Thanks for all the input!

If the construction zones are the only real area of concern then I'm 95% there, but believe I'm second in line behind a local. We need to go test sit one to make sure...
Forum: Canada 05-06-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,686
Posted By 3Putt
Thanks, it's sounding more doable. My wife just...

Thanks, it's sounding more doable. My wife just showed me a picture of couple on a Goldwing. Maybe it was smoky!
Forum: Canada 05-06-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,686
Posted By 3Putt
I've never had a Yamaha, seems like people like...

I've never had a Yamaha, seems like people like them OK. I know I wouldn't want to make the trip on my BMW beta tester!
Forum: Canada 05-06-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,686
Posted By 3Putt
My wife is a ride or don't go type. I might get...

My wife is a ride or don't go type. I might get her on a plane once we get back to the US but only so she can get back to work.
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,230
Posted By 3Putt
I think the rumble is air getting in under bottom...

I think the rumble is air getting in under bottom rim of the helmet. Try putting on a neck gator or just shrug your shoulders, pushing your jacket up, and see of that helps. I don't think it's a...
Forum: Canada 05-06-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,686
Posted By 3Putt
I was told by someone who hasn't been there in...

I was told by someone who hasn't been there in several years that most of this route is indeed paved. I guess that's really what I'm trying to ask here.
Forum: Canada 05-06-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,686
Posted By 3Putt
How crazy would I be to try this? Fly and ride, 2-up.

I'm all hot to buy this bike in the FM (link) (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=971233)

I'm looking at a fly and ride from Anchorage to Chicago in July, the hitch being I'd be doing...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,230
Posted By 3Putt
I used a wire coat hanger and Dynamat around the...

I used a wire coat hanger and Dynamat around the rim like a big U. It works great. I only used the black sections of the Dynamat and left a little tension on the coat hanger. The vibration is gone...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,728
Posted By 3Putt
Seems to in the Road setting. You can feel the...

Seems to in the Road setting. You can feel the front end getting light then an icon on the dash flashes.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,222
Posted By 3Putt
I've always asked for the first one free, some...

I've always asked for the first one free, some dealers will and some won't. It was a bigger deal when they did a lot more.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,222
Posted By 3Putt
$167 at BMW Milwaukee. Glorified oil chance...

$167 at BMW Milwaukee.

Glorified oil chance with final drive fluid change, look things over to make sure nothing is about to fall off, test ride. I was in and out in under an hour.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 860
Posted By 3Putt
These are what I use too, they work great. ...

These are what I use too, they work great.

http://3putt.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2013-BMW-GS/i-JdxGZ5G/0/S/IMG_1831-S.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 750
Posted By 3Putt
I've got one of these and I like it a lot.

I've got one of these and I like it a lot.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By 3Putt
I believe he's asking about the red jumper lead...

I believe he's asking about the red jumper lead off the battery, not an outlet.

Yes. I've got 4 things wired directly to the battery using the jumper on my GSW, the GPS, 2 Gerbings and a battery...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,361
Posted By 3Putt
I put them on so I'd have a place to hang highway...

I put them on so I'd have a place to hang highway pegs.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 501,997
Posted By 3Putt
I like the orange so much I had to quote it...

I like the orange so much I had to quote it again. I'd go nuts and do the side panels too.
Forum: Americas 03-26-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,233
Posted By 3Putt
This x 100. Plus think about visiting the...

This x 100.

Plus think about visiting the North Rim of the Grand Canyon instead of the south.
Forum: Americas 03-26-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,233
Posted By 3Putt
I ride the Missouri portion of this route once or...

I ride the Missouri portion of this route once or twice a year. Good stuff.
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By 3Putt
I like the looks of these but I wish they would...

I like the looks of these but I wish they would have found a more attractive way to hold the vents open.
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,237
Posted By 3Putt
It's what keeps the FM chruning :clap

It's what keeps the FM chruning :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 881
Posted By 3Putt
I think most of us are looking over them and not...

I think most of us are looking over them and not through them, at least I do.
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 923
Posted By 3Putt
Stop the madness.

Stop the madness.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,222
Posted By 3Putt
You have to have balls to push it on the RT. All...

You have to have balls to push it on the RT. All that plastic is expensive :freaky

It might just be me but I think the RT turns in faster than the GS, the front wheel is smaller. That said the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,222
Posted By 3Putt
The RT is a little heavier and has a touch more...

The RT is a little heavier and has a touch more rake but saying "not so much" about the handling is not true. If you could close your eyes and ride you wouldn't notice much difference between the GS...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,222
Posted By 3Putt
The RT is one of your better corner carvers. It...

The RT is one of your better corner carvers. It does slab great but twisties better.
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