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Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,322
Posted By Izzy3
Fair comparison

I've owned a Jeep Wrangler. still own a GSA and understand the difference between primary of transportation and "fun" transportation. The bike is more fun than the Jeep. They both leak in the rain,...
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,335
Posted By Izzy3
Silk weight next to the skin, doesn't add bulk,...

Silk weight next to the skin, doesn't add bulk, then a "fleece" layer then whatever. Layering is the key, it doesn't need to be wool. $0.02 expended.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,600
Posted By Izzy3
Posture

What everyone else said. I used some ROX risers to get my bars where they needed to be for me. Now they are comfy for as long as my butt lasts. The sweet spot is there somewhere, you just need to...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,380
Posted By Izzy3
I must be a grandpa, I can cover around 260...

I must be a grandpa, I can cover around 260 wicking the shit out of my 2012 GSA...or so I thought.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,601
Posted By Izzy3
Good VA business model

It's a good business model for VA. They sell many "vanity" tags...good for VA.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-28-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,601
Posted By Izzy3
"H2OHD"? Seriously. "VNTUR" or some...

"H2OHD"?

Seriously. "VNTUR" or some variant. 5 letters makes for limited choices.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-28-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,601
Posted By Izzy3
Background would have been nice.

This makes the quandary easy. "DONUT" should fill the bill. :rofl

Hey, my brain is only borrowed.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-28-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,601
Posted By Izzy3
Man, this is tough not to swing at the softball. ...

Man, this is tough not to swing at the softball.

Choose a tag that makes you happy. :ricky
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,378
Posted By Izzy3
Why choose?

Heated grips are great, but if you are talking cold, distance driving (more than 60 minutes), take all you can get.
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By Izzy3
Physics is a bitch

Any good boot will give you all the protection they can afford. The more pliable, the more likely you will have and injury in a "ragdoll" get off. If you were wearing ski boots, you would have...
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,542
Posted By Izzy3
Mesh

Definitely mesh and good footwear/gloves. Ride safe and enjoy.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,479
Posted By Izzy3
Side stand here. I'm in need of a leg stretch by...

Side stand here. I'm in need of a leg stretch by the time the pig needs slopping and I'm too lazy to fill it until it gets within 50 miles of when I think it will be empty.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,053
Posted By Izzy3
I installed the BMW supplemental LED brake light....

I installed the BMW supplemental LED brake light. It was easy enough to install and has worked great for several years now. I understand other versions work quite well and are half the price. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-28-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,356
Posted By Izzy3
I wanted to see the "flight turn" too. Don't...

I wanted to see the "flight turn" too. Don't think is was pretty enough to put in the slick video. :rofl

Nice video though.
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 10,291
Posted By Izzy3
Under seat bag

My heater (M&P 9C or HK 45C) rides in an Infidel IWB clip holster inside my Wunderlich underseat bag. Mostly waterproof, easy to get to and drops in my wasteband when I stop. Works pretty well. 9C...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,722
Posted By Izzy3
I have some Vendramini Marathons and the Desert...

I have some Vendramini Marathons and the Desert Alp Elephants and are quite pleased, though the Desert Alps are a little stiff. They fit my long, narrow size 15 quite nicely. They do run a little...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,842
Posted By Izzy3
Only anecdotal, but this data appears congruent...

Only anecdotal, but this data appears congruent with "Gumint" data for Individual Body Armor (IBA). IBA was (is) tested for ballastic, environmental, flame and wear. There are actual dummies which...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,622
Posted By Izzy3
Scars are exhibits of character. If it doesn't...

Scars are exhibits of character. If it doesn't affect function, save it for replacement after the next "adventure". :D
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,033
Posted By Izzy3
You get what you pay for. Good leathers are...

You get what you pay for. Good leathers are expensive but are somewhat limited in their utility (my opinion), but cheap textiles stink too. Buy the best riding gear you can afford with armor...
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,842
Posted By Izzy3
To sum up, acquire the best riding gear you can...

To sum up, acquire the best riding gear you can afford, wear it every time, ride responsibly.

Para-aramids (Kevlar and others) have excellent stregth to weight ratios and are: strong, abrasion...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,767
Posted By Izzy3
+1 for Aeroflow.

+1 for Aeroflow.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,246
Posted By Izzy3
Love mine

I was too big for the stock screen, the Ztechnik tall is perfect. I love it.:raabia
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,098
Posted By Izzy3
My dealer is good

I live in northern VA and will be moving soon and am having "dealer anxiety" because I like my dealer in VA. Headed off to AL and will live 1.5 hours away from a dealer vice 5 minutes. Been spoiled.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,289
Posted By Izzy3
Too cool. Thanks for helping the inmates.

Too cool. Thanks for helping the inmates.
Forum: Australia 07-02-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 8,430
Posted By Izzy3
That could be my x-ray. I had the exact same...

That could be my x-ray. I had the exact same proceedure, L4-L5 with donor bone. No digging in the pelvis for filler. The first three days is a booger, especially if you don't tolerate opiates well (I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,232
Posted By Izzy3
How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice. Once...

How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice. Once you get the hang of it, it will be easy. A quick roll backwards with the step on the center stand with a gentle lift and voila', it is up on the...
Forum: Australia 07-01-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 8,430
Posted By Izzy3
Just took my first ride to Starbucks after L4-5...

Just took my first ride to Starbucks after L4-5 fusion and a laminectomy. Surgery was successful and 6 months after surgery, the ride was good. I used a few muscles I had forgotten I had, but honkin'...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,170
Posted By Izzy3
I'm 4 months post-op and have yet to ride. I'm...

I'm 4 months post-op and have yet to ride. I'm walking miles per day and the pain is all but gone. I just don't want to screw up the great work the doc has done, but I will ride again, soon. Still...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,081
Posted By Izzy3
And the pigs are faster than they look. Had a M3...

And the pigs are faster than they look. Had a M3 pull up and challenge at a light and adios said I. They are pretty amazing for what they are. Didn't bother with the 'Busa that went flying by a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,118
Posted By Izzy3
Who needs fingers. When they put me together, I...

Who needs fingers. When they put me together, I recieved a lizard tongue so I can pick my nose and groom my eyebrows all from inside my full face helmet. But for those stubborn boogers, the fine...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,105
Posted By Izzy3
Just use what the German engineers recommend. ...

Just use what the German engineers recommend. Anything else is overkill/overspend. The BMW is a fabulous machine and it just needs what it needs. And enthanol stinks.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,200
Posted By Izzy3
Yup.

If it has a profile, it can catch wind.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 35,937
Views: 9,219,012
Posted By Izzy3
He's running his stock foggers for additional...

He's running his stock foggers for additional visibility Stinky. If BMW says it is right, "So it is said, let it be written." :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,170
Posted By Izzy3
It is good to have long arms (my blessing) or...

It is good to have long arms (my blessing) or there is a device called the "Butt Buddy" which can help you with the task. I was lucky and had the wingspan being somewhat "Apeish."

Solid arm...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,170
Posted By Izzy3
I'm nearing four months post L4-L5 fusion and had...

I'm nearing four months post L4-L5 fusion and had my buddy ride my beast to have it inspected. I straddled it and rolled it around the garage and felt quite good. I'm still a little peckish as the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,071
Posted By Izzy3
Suck it up, change the seat

Unfortunately, the stock seat is not for everyone. I found my "Happy Place" with a Corbin plus a backrest. There are other highly recommended seats. Suggest you sit some, if you can find an...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,986
Posted By Izzy3
2012 with a bad fuel pump controller

My 2012 wouldn't start. Fuel pump controller was bad, covered under warranty.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,957
Posted By Izzy3
The OP was eating too many candy canes and lost...

The OP was eating too many candy canes and lost his mojo. Just as said before, it will almost put itself on the center stand...once you get the technique down.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,273
Posted By Izzy3
Blast my luck. I was going to take it off your...

Blast my luck. I was going to take it off your hands for $20 shipped. :evil

My Corbin is a great seat. I don't swap it around a lot, but it sure is a nice seat.

Glad they are fixing it for...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,233
Posted By Izzy3
Ride it and cook it off

Ride the scoot and cook off the moisture. Problem solved.:clap
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