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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-19-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,420
Posted By Gorilla King
:lurk mayhaps

:lurk mayhaps
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,028
Posted By Gorilla King
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,028
Posted By Gorilla King
:brow I just don't see a significant...

:brow

I just don't see a significant performance gain to after market exhaust systems.
Thus this thread has been informative and helpful for me.

Maybe others too.

Tough.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,028
Posted By Gorilla King
I was considering installing an Akropovic but...

I was considering installing an Akropovic but reading this thread has talked me out of it.
The Scorpion Skeret did grab my attention however due to it length.
I may go that way eventually.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,547
Posted By Gorilla King
Buenos dias!

Buenos dias!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,547
Posted By Gorilla King
High vs low Sargent...

Check the under seat compartments for the low setting thingy's.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/t4o_XYdXOSXsSWTrhcDf5yZm4t9DWReGdxr8knnrloo=w1140-h855
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,888
Posted By Gorilla King
And never run with scissors. :lol3

And never run with scissors. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,888
Posted By Gorilla King
Mountain roads ... and instant on. Think about...

Mountain roads ... and instant on. Think about it.

Or don't.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,888
Posted By Gorilla King
Meh ... I ride a lot on mountain roads.Most LEOs...

Meh ... I ride a lot on mountain roads.Most LEOs run with their radar on all the time because they are not going to have time to visually judge and turn their units on coming around bend. V1 is very...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,888
Posted By Gorilla King
Actually if there is an LEO up the road using...

Actually if there is an LEO up the road using instant on your detector will alert by going on every time he targets someone in front of you then off when he turns his radar off.
I experienced a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,547
Posted By Gorilla King
Well apparently. :dunno

Well apparently. :dunno
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,547
Posted By Gorilla King
Meh... my legs move forward, toward the tank when...

Meh... my legs move forward, toward the tank when standing.
I'm thinking the only way the seams would bother me is if I'm wearing shorts while riding.

Or riding naked.:D
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,547
Posted By Gorilla King
Oh wait! So I check the compartment under the...

Oh wait! So I check the compartment under the driver's seat and find a flash light and directions with a couple of rubber thingies. So I changed the rubber feet and can now flat foot the beast...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,547
Posted By Gorilla King
That is the low seat. It may be too slippery for...

That is the low seat. It may be too slippery for those who worry about sliding forward. I ride mostly mountain roads and while not a knee dragger, I do like to be able to slide my butt to the inside...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,547
Posted By Gorilla King
My seat for my 2014 GS/A LC came today. With a...

My seat for my 2014 GS/A LC came today. With a 30 inch inseam I can pretty much flat foot the bike now. Just the proverbial pubic hair of space under my heels. Not enough air to send the seat back. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,547
Posted By Gorilla King
No it's not flat but not sevier either. Not an...

No it's not flat but not sevier either. Not an issue for me. I had a Sargent on a 11100 RT I ran a lot of miles on years back. Only issues I've had is my bum gets sore the first couple of days on...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,547
Posted By Gorilla King
Here's what the one on my Duc looks like. Seams...

Here's what the one on my Duc looks like. Seams are not a problem. I ordered the same seat for my GS/A. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,547
Posted By Gorilla King
I ordered the low seat from Sargent. I have a...

I ordered the low seat from Sargent. I have a 30-31" inseam and cannot flat foot the bike with the stock seat. I have a Sargent on my Duc and am quite happy with it.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,573
Posted By Gorilla King
OP may not be the only rider looking for tank bag...

OP may not be the only rider looking for tank bag solution. :fitz
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,573
Posted By Gorilla King
I went with a Givi 4 liter "tank lock" I...

I went with a Givi 4 liter "tank lock" I purchased from www.amotostuff.com.

Good quality, works well for me plus it is easy to switch between bikes.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 33,183
Views: 8,094,076
Posted By Gorilla King
I'm going with clumsy. Does look like it's was...

I'm going with clumsy. Does look like it's was dropped on that side. Knee's dirty too.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 33,183
Views: 8,094,076
Posted By Gorilla King
Naw...that's just a bad retention spring. I put...

Naw...that's just a bad retention spring. I put over 150K miles between two K1200RSs. Scrape the pegs easy in twisties in the high position.
Fast and surprisingly agile for a 624 lbs touring bike.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 33,183
Views: 8,094,076
Posted By Gorilla King
Tough shit. :deal

Tough shit. :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 33,183
Views: 8,094,076
Posted By Gorilla King
Bullshit. Pretty tough when a guy buys new bike...

Bullshit. Pretty tough when a guy buys new bike every couple of years.
Plus the hassle of shipping, customs, insurance ect.

"Ride the World" doesn't mean on just one bike.

When in Italy,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 33,183
Views: 8,094,076
Posted By Gorilla King
Sticker envy! :lol3

Sticker envy! :lol3
Forum: Europe 02-24-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,981
Posted By Gorilla King
Yeah that should be a nice trip. I've been told...

Yeah that should be a nice trip. I've been told that Bosnian cops can be pricks on speeding. I didn't get a ticket but did notice radar units set up behind blind turns coming into towns last May.
Forum: Europe 02-23-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,981
Posted By Gorilla King
The roads in Montenegro can be pretty narly. ...

The roads in Montenegro can be pretty narly. Montenegro is mostly mountains and the tunnels can be dark and in the clouds. Then there are construction zones with sometimes rather deep gravel. I...
Forum: Europe 02-23-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,981
Posted By Gorilla King
Lots of minced meat wrapped in dough. Fresh...

Lots of minced meat wrapped in dough. Fresh veggies are a bit hard to find in Bosnia and Montenegro.
The BBQ potato chips really set off the "Sante Fe"salad I had in Sarajevo one day desperate for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-24-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 17,708
Posted By Gorilla King
:nod anyone who thinks their personal safety is...

:nod
anyone who thinks their personal safety is dependent on someone else seeing them and giving a shit has already blown it.
Forum: Europe 01-11-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By Gorilla King
Here ya go. Great country. Ljubljana is one of my...

Here ya go. Great country. Ljubljana is one of my favorite cities.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=234188
Forum: Beasts 01-03-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,210,009
Posted By Gorilla King
yeah ... traffic cops. :lol3

yeah ... traffic cops. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-26-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 33,183
Views: 8,094,076
Posted By Gorilla King
Well maybe you should try working in another part...

Well maybe you should try working in another part of the world.
A police exchange program with one of our south of the border friends perhaps? :D
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-26-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 33,183
Views: 8,094,076
Posted By Gorilla King
Years ago a couple of babes in a convertible in...

Years ago a couple of babes in a convertible in the LA area were flashing semi's. One truck driver did get s distracted and hit a half dozen cars.

Next day newspaper headline read, "Bears Two,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 33,183
Views: 8,094,076
Posted By Gorilla King
I logged over 150,000 miles between two...

I logged over 150,000 miles between two K1200RS's. Great touring bike and surprising agile for a six hundred pound bike. Rock stead at 160mph indicated.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-23-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 33,183
Views: 8,094,076
Posted By Gorilla King
Yeah I had Mandarin Taxi once upon a time. Great...

Yeah I had Mandarin Taxi once upon a time. Great looking bike.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-23-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 33,183
Views: 8,094,076
Posted By Gorilla King
That was pretty cool. he sound of that Yamaha...

That was pretty cool.
he sound of that Yamaha two stroke brought back some memories.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 33,183
Views: 8,094,076
Posted By Gorilla King
:photog

:photog
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 33,183
Views: 8,094,076
Posted By Gorilla King
Naw, twice last year once this year. South of...

Naw, twice last year once this year. South of Rome is "just like Africa" though. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-25-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,192
Posted By Gorilla King
and a Sport Classic? oh oh... :tb

and a Sport Classic?

oh oh... :tb
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 33,183
Views: 8,094,076
Posted By Gorilla King
fuck ewe.

fuck ewe.
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