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Forum: Day Trippin' 05-23-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 33,652
Posted By SPX
He hasn't logged on to this forum in over a month.

He hasn't logged on to this forum in over a month.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-19-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By SPX
In Dec 2013, I bought a Super Tenere at 0.9% via...

In Dec 2013, I bought a Super Tenere at 0.9% via a Yamaha special. The financing was through Capital One, and if it wasn't paid for in 36 months, then it would have reverted to 5.9%. That said I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-30-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 28,109
Views: 5,634,803
Posted By SPX
Posted just today. Hopefully you're up and...

Posted just today. Hopefully you're up and running now
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,213
Posted By SPX
Very frustrating situation. Because I work still,...

Very frustrating situation. Because I work still, I'd be pretty upset if I wasted the time off on something like this. Sorry that it ended this way for you.

Vishnu claims to be a Guinness World...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,213
Posted By SPX
Word on the street is that due to rain, you...

Word on the street is that due to rain, you turned around yesterday and are now heading south?
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,213
Posted By SPX
Fascinating what a comedy of errors this trip has...

Fascinating what a comedy of errors this trip has been...
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,213
Posted By SPX
Certain documents can be sent via FedEx to a...

Certain documents can be sent via FedEx to a hotel or FedEx location along the route! Easy fix.
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,213
Posted By SPX
Too embarrassing to share? This is the Internet,...

Too embarrassing to share? This is the Internet, anything is fair game. Fess up.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-21-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9,492
Views: 2,251,224
Posted By SPX
So, how did it go today? Looks like a...

So, how did it go today?
Looks like a neighbor recently bought a Super Tenere as well ... http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26408328&postcount=9251
Forum: Vendors 03-13-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 101,772
Posted By SPX
Well, hell, I don't know. Anyhow, he does appear...

Well, hell, I don't know. Anyhow, he does appear to be listed.
I reached the site by googling "California RN License lookup"
Forum: Vendors 03-13-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 101,772
Posted By SPX
Try this one, if you care to: ...

Try this one, if you care to:
https://www.breeze.ca.gov/datamart/loginCADCA.do
Forum: Vendors 03-13-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 101,772
Posted By SPX
I am not a fan of Rick Mayer, but to be fair,...

I am not a fan of Rick Mayer, but to be fair, what you have said above is not factual. I am unsure where you have looked, but this is the proper place, and as you will see, he appears to be listed.
...
Forum: Vendors 03-12-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 101,772
Posted By SPX
A few years back, his line was he was a full time...

A few years back, his line was he was a full time nurse, and part time seat builder. One day a week, his day off from nursing, he was available for ride ins.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,690
Posted By SPX
So your opinion is that the brake fluid should be...

So your opinion is that the brake fluid should be changed on the BMW at 600 miles versus 6,000 miles?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-08-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,345
Posted By SPX
Add me to #2!

Add me to #2!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-08-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 24,474
Posted By SPX
I agree with everything that you have said above....

I agree with everything that you have said above. However, often times the so-called "cheap" tires last 80% - 100% as long for 60% the price of more expensive tires. Only the rider can decide if that...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,690
Posted By SPX
That I agree with. :freaky The bottom...

That I agree with. :freaky

The bottom line of ALL of this, IMO, is ride whatever makes you happy. There's no need to defend it to anyone. There are so many great bikes out there, just pick...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,118
Posted By SPX
Fixed.

Fixed.
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,118
Posted By SPX
You need to use the "direct" link provided by...

You need to use the "direct" link provided by Photo Bucket. Here you go.

http://i693.photobucket.com/albums/vv298/GtlnbrgTN/Mobile%20Uploads/14257871750253.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,690
Posted By SPX
It does not invalidate your point, but if you're...

It does not invalidate your point, but if you're going to tell someone that they're full of shit, then it's best to not be full of shit yourself.

Fact is, you mentioned service intervals for...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,690
Posted By SPX
You say that the brake fluid gets changed every...

You say that the brake fluid gets changed every 24k miles, but it appears to call out for a brake fluid change at 6k. Is that accurate? If so, is it done every 6k, or just the initial 6k service?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,690
Posted By SPX
http://www.jimvonbaden.com/Wethead%20600%206k%20&%...

http://www.jimvonbaden.com/Wethead%20600%206k%20&%2012k%20maintenance%20schedule%20sheets.pdf

I do not understand why there is a disparity between what you've said above, and the tasks that the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-07-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 24,474
Posted By SPX
I'm guessing that ... some people have a $15k...

I'm guessing that ... some people have a $15k motorcycle that they can "almost" afford. $0 down, stretch it over 72 months, and the payment is just over $200/month. Tires are $400(?).. so two months...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-22-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 28,109
Views: 5,634,803
Posted By SPX
And by the time you have signs of detonation, it...

And by the time you have signs of detonation, it is quite likely too late
Forum: Vendors 01-28-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 101,772
Posted By SPX
Two years.

Two years.
Forum: Vendors 01-28-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 101,772
Posted By SPX
I rode-in to Bill Mayer (aka: Rocky) to have a...

I rode-in to Bill Mayer (aka: Rocky) to have a seat made for my R1200RT. I felt that the ride in was pointless, because after the test ride (before they put on the seat cover) I told them where the...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-28-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,404
Posted By SPX
I'd have to say that the Yamaha Super Tenere...

I'd have to say that the Yamaha Super Tenere could be a match...
Durable. Inexpensive to maintain. Extremely reliable. Can go anywhere. And not all that expensive to buy.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-24-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 694
Posted By SPX
Looks like a fun ride. How is the shop doing...

Looks like a fun ride. How is the shop doing after the (sudden) passing of its owner?
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-22-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 33,652
Posted By SPX
How about some photos of the accident? Or a...

How about some photos of the accident? Or a description of what happened?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-11-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 27,125
Posted By SPX
I read in this thread people claiming that the...

I read in this thread people claiming that the BMW costs more to maintain, while others claim the Yamaha costs more to maintain.

Does anybody have a factual basis for either statement, or is this...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-30-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 28,109
Views: 5,634,803
Posted By SPX
Feel much need to justify your 2014 S10 purchase,...

Feel much need to justify your 2014 S10 purchase, bmac? :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,108
Posted By SPX
Ammeter takes any guesswork away. ...

Ammeter takes any guesswork away.

http://flighttraining.aopa.org/images/students/flighttestprep/AMMETER.jpg

Discharging. Need to reduce load.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-27-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 28,109
Views: 5,634,803
Posted By SPX
No recall for the CCT.

No recall for the CCT.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-26-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 28,109
Views: 5,634,803
Posted By SPX
Kind of. Many are advertising low numbers, but...

Kind of. Many are advertising low numbers, but then adding freight & setup, bringing the before tax & license numbers back closer to $10,000-11,000.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,795
Posted By SPX
5% off MSRP is good. 6% off MSRP is very good....

5% off MSRP is good. 6% off MSRP is very good. Anything more than that is great.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-16-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 33,652
Posted By SPX
Are you going to turn this damage into your...

Are you going to turn this damage into your insurance company as a claim?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-16-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 69,133
Posted By SPX
Yes it is. But the price wasn't OTD; tax and...

Yes it is. But the price wasn't OTD; tax and license wasn't included.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-15-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 33,652
Posted By SPX
Absolutely shocking. But, this serves as a great...

Absolutely shocking. But, this serves as a great reminder that if a rider as experienced as yourself can go down, it can happen to any of us. :eek1

Can you tell us what happened? And, can you post...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-02-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,865
Posted By SPX
It sounds like the Super Tenere would be the...

It sounds like the Super Tenere would be the right choice for you, given that you're budget conscious. The problem with a R1200GSA that you'd be buying is the lack of warranty. Nothing against BMW...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-26-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 69,133
Posted By SPX
Actual prices can be hard to determine,...

Actual prices can be hard to determine, especially based on just looking at ads on the internet (or even in store). I find that when I shop for actual BEFORE TAX prices on the bike (but after various...
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