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Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 14,527
Posted By Uncle Remus
Thanks for sharing, Franki. You are showing a...

Thanks for sharing, Franki. You are showing a side of China we don't see in Western mainstream media.
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2009, 06:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,332
Posted By Uncle Remus
keep the RS

I had an 03 K12GT... sold it 2 years ago when I came to Korea. Should've kept it and brought it, or stored it. Loved it... might pick up a low mileage K12GT when I get back.

The gas tank isn't...
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2009, 04:31 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,587
Posted By Uncle Remus
hot... thanks for sharing

hot... thanks for sharing
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2008, 04:46 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,634
Posted By Uncle Remus
Nice bike, Bake. Thanks for the good insights. ...

Nice bike, Bake. Thanks for the good insights. It's on my list of potentials.

I had an 03 K12GT. Can you compare the low-speed (0-30 mph) handling of your K12RS to the F800ST, please?
...
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2008, 03:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By Uncle Remus
wait

I use the advice Edmunds.com offers for cars... wait until the dead of winter (low sales), on the last or next to last day of the month (sales quota, stock sitting on hand), preferably a rainy day...
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2008, 03:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,738
Posted By Uncle Remus
Congrats on the new ride, I love that color. The...

Congrats on the new ride, I love that color. The Bandit is on the top of my new bike list when I return to the States. Enjoy!
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2008, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 296,667
Posted By Uncle Remus
Amen. I'm writing you in, Mr Cob. Ride...

Amen. I'm writing you in, Mr Cob.

Ride safe & enjoy your trip.
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2008, 03:00 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 18,390
Posted By Uncle Remus
Great ride

Great job on the ride & report! Thanks for sharing.

Lee
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2008, 07:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,345
Posted By Uncle Remus
Well said, man. My wife loved LWR & LWD. She...

Well said, man. My wife loved LWR & LWD. She supported me getting a 12GS in 05. Am bikeless now, but will get a GSA in 09. Ride safe, have fun & thanks for your service!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2008, 03:00 AM
Replies: 4,313
Views: 1,892,009
Posted By Uncle Remus
What's the story? How did you put a hole in your...

What's the story? How did you put a hole in your head?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2008, 07:17 AM
Replies: 603
Views: 191,933
Posted By Uncle Remus
Best lookin 9 yr old GS I've seen! Thanks for...

Best lookin 9 yr old GS I've seen! Thanks for sharing!

Lee
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2008, 07:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,348
Posted By Uncle Remus
Congrats, enjoy! Great deal w/ Wilbers and...

Congrats, enjoy! Great deal w/ Wilbers and lights and seats. Nice ride!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2008, 07:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,661
Posted By Uncle Remus
imho, zumos and crossbars are :ymca

imho, zumos and crossbars are :ymca
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2008, 06:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,387
Posted By Uncle Remus
Your seat and foot position can also affect your...

Your seat and foot position can also affect your carpal. You may really benefit from a rick mayer or other seat, a footpeg lowering kit, or other ergonomic adjustment. Try sit ups and push ups,...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2008, 12:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 824
Posted By Uncle Remus
Sweet ride, bro. I plan to get the same bike in...

Sweet ride, bro. I plan to get the same bike in 2009.

By the way, wife and I plan to semi-retire in Port Townsend, Wa, right across the water from you. We'll be there in about 7 years...

Lee
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2008, 12:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,298
Posted By Uncle Remus
I had an 05 1200 GS, loved it. I'm getting an 09...

I had an 05 1200 GS, loved it. I'm getting an 09 GS Adv. Why? Big gas tank=less fill ups/wasted time; low gear; big windshield, crash bars, larger foot pegs, etc... looks cooler, IMHO.

I plan...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2008, 12:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,037
Posted By Uncle Remus
Do it. $5K is a good deal. You won't lose any...

Do it. $5K is a good deal. You won't lose any money for a year or two.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2008, 12:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,230
Posted By Uncle Remus
Do it yourself and torque all the bolts on your...

Do it yourself and torque all the bolts on your bike... that's what you'd pay $200US+ for, anyway.

Enjoy! Miss my GS... will get a new one when I come back to US in 2009.
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2008, 01:00 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,729
Posted By Uncle Remus
congrats

Awesome bike. It's in my top 10 to buy when I return to the States.

Recommend you visit Gerlach, NV, and say howdy to Warchild, of IBR fame. He has an XX as well. Not on your way... but you're...
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2008, 04:07 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,510
Posted By Uncle Remus
FWIW, MCN (accepts no advertising) recently did a...

FWIW, MCN (accepts no advertising) recently did a head-to-head with ST1300 and Yam FJR1300... 1st place to FJR, 2nd to ST, 3rd to Concours.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2008, 02:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,961
Posted By Uncle Remus
That bike is just sweet... bad ass! I can't wait...

That bike is just sweet... bad ass! I can't wait until I come back to USA in 2009... enjoy!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2008, 02:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,961
Posted By Uncle Remus
Bike 2 has a smoked windscreen, pretty cool...

Bike 2 has a smoked windscreen, pretty cool looking.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2008, 02:02 AM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,207,852
Posted By Uncle Remus
Queensland is so beautiful... just spend a 2wk...

Queensland is so beautiful... just spend a 2wk holiday there in Nov. Oh, and nice bike!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2008, 01:52 AM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,207,852
Posted By Uncle Remus
Nice bike, sheik! I did a year in Qatar, tried...

Nice bike, sheik! I did a year in Qatar, tried to go to the BMW off-road school in UAE, but it was closed for the summer by the time I figured out it was there. Take care out there!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2008, 01:48 AM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,207,852
Posted By Uncle Remus
Nice ride. Miss my 05 GS. Dig your boots... I'm...

Nice ride. Miss my 05 GS. Dig your boots... I'm from TX, respect the cowboy boots!
Forum: Road warriors 12-25-2007, 11:49 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 21,933
Posted By Uncle Remus
Congrats on the new ride, I dig it. I...

Congrats on the new ride, I dig it.

I think with the big tires, it's the perfect ADV HD... Fat Boy meets TW200.

http://www.thumperpage.com/articles/pix/agtw200.jpg

I like the idea of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2007, 12:16 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,863
Posted By Uncle Remus
I had an 05 GS and an 03 GT, no probs with...

I had an 05 GS and an 03 GT, no probs with either. When I get back to the US in 2009, I'm going to start riding rallies. I won't be doing it on a BMW.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2007, 12:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,005
Posted By Uncle Remus
Nice job, Ron Ray. Looks sharp.

Nice job, Ron Ray. Looks sharp.
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2007, 02:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,103
Posted By Uncle Remus
alternator wattage?

Wondering what the alt output is? Any left over juice for Gerbings, grips, GPS, extra lights?
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2007, 06:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,365
Posted By Uncle Remus
"Transmission fluid red" in honor of the three...

"Transmission fluid red" in honor of the three failed FDs during Iron Butt Rally 2007...:huh
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2007, 04:32 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,072
Posted By Uncle Remus
Congrats on the new ride and good report,...

Congrats on the new ride and good report, WeirdBug. I went from an 05 GS to an 03 GT. I really really liked the cruise control & heated seat on the GT, but missed the low speed handling of the GS....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2007, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 798
Posted By Uncle Remus
Just do it--buy the 07--it's awesome with the new...

Just do it--buy the 07--it's awesome with the new brakes... You'll have great memories riding the bike you like with YOUR SON for the rest of your life...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2007, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,207,852
Posted By Uncle Remus
Hmm. Quite dished out. I had an 05 GS,...

Hmm. Quite dished out.

I had an 05 GS, great bike. PIAA 520s were nice addition--yellow light really gets folks attention. I also added Hepco Becker alum side cases, really liked the way they...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2007, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,207,852
Posted By Uncle Remus
The pilot's seat looks custom... that's a start!

The pilot's seat looks custom... that's a start!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2007, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 1,624,906
Posted By Uncle Remus
I wish I were that KTM's seat.

I wish I were that KTM's seat.
Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2007, 03:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,886
Posted By Uncle Remus
Woodys3b, You're right on that. I'm in the...

Woodys3b,

You're right on that. I'm in the AF and did some research on this while I was home on leave during a tour in the desert. Bottom line: you save about 10% of the sale price.

At the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2007, 04:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,741
Posted By Uncle Remus
Congrats, nice looking ride.

Congrats, nice looking ride.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2007, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,207,852
Posted By Uncle Remus
Yeah, sweet way for the bad guy to grab your...

Yeah, sweet way for the bad guy to grab your weapon.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2007, 04:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,899
Posted By Uncle Remus
Congrats, nice ride.

Congrats, nice ride.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2007, 03:58 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,008
Posted By Uncle Remus
Nice looking lights. Maybe you could put...

Nice looking lights.

Maybe you could put them where the stock fog lights hang and then move the stock lights to the top of the crashbar.

Perhaps get your fabricator to make some metal tube...
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