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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By Fam Rider
Daytrip to the Catskills

With our impending move to Miami, my wife and I decided to get to know as much of the northeast as we could and this past Saturday we took a long day trip (335mi) to the Catskills.

We left...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-24-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By Fam Rider
Moving from NYC to Miami - parking

Hi guys,

After a little less than a year in NYC we are moving again, this time to Miami. Although we won't move until beginning December, I am planning on riding down sometime in November trying...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By Fam Rider
Hi, Sorry for the short note at the...

Hi,

Sorry for the short note at the beginning but I was writing on my iphone.

The answer is yes to 1, 2 and 3.

I didn't touch (knowingly) the wiring for the OEM aux lights and the position...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By Fam Rider
Aux light on with keys

Hi everyone,

Today I installed rigid lights on my 2014 GSA LC. It took me a few hours but it worked. Now, something weird happened: the stock aux lights now are always when I turn the keys on and...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-17-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By Fam Rider
John - will pm you tomorrow when i have internet!...

John - will pm you tomorrow when i have internet! Thanks radioman (borrowing another phone)
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,790
Posted By Fam Rider
No... I have to go there this week to get a new...

No... I have to go there this week to get a new set of tires and I will ask why the difference.

Even at $260 they are cheaper than Manhattan BMW. On the tires, for instance, there was a $200...
Forum: Americas 05-01-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 731
Posted By Fam Rider
Rawhyde Arizona Rally

Are any of you guys doing the AZ rally with Rawhyde? I am planning to, but have not signed-up yet
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,790
Posted By Fam Rider
Mine was $260 at MaxBMW in Brookfield CT where I...

Mine was $260 at MaxBMW in Brookfield CT where I bought it.
Forum: Americas 04-30-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By Fam Rider
That would be great! I will send you a PM when I...

That would be great! I will send you a PM when I finalize my plans.

It is a long story, but I am not sure yet I will be able to go.. I've recently moved to NY and all my stuff is in a container....
Forum: Americas 04-24-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By Fam Rider
Thanks. I think you are right.. I did some more...

Thanks. I think you are right.. I did some more research after posting, and I am realizing that 5 days on the way out won't allow me to do a lot..

So far, what I am planning is to ride from NY to...
Forum: Americas 04-22-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By Fam Rider
NYC to Overland Expo route

Hi all,

It seems that I was able to convince my wife that the Overland Expo (http://www.overlandexpo.com/)next month is a perfectly good reason to ride west :clap and now I am looking for help...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6,351
Views: 2,514,802
Posted By Fam Rider
Eek This is my bike ready to leave in front of the...

This is my bike ready to leave in front of the hotel in Mendoza, Argentina:

<a href="http://s983.photobucket.com/user/fmomoli/media/20131013-IMG_2533.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-05-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 23,181
Views: 1,561,189
Posted By Fam Rider
Thanks wiseblood. I will try to get an answer to...

Thanks wiseblood. I will try to get an answer to that as well on the DMV. On their site (http://dmv.ny.gov/sites/default/files/legacy_files/mcmanual/mclicenses.htm) it says "You may drive a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-05-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 23,181
Views: 1,561,189
Posted By Fam Rider
Thanks for the answers! I will go to the DMV this...

Thanks for the answers! I will go to the DMV this afternoon and check on being able to transfer my license but based on my research on the internet it is not possible...

I am an experienced...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-05-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 23,181
Views: 1,561,189
Posted By Fam Rider
NYS Drivers License

I just moved to NYC a month ago from Brazil and I am in the process of buying my new bike :clap but I am finding out that it is really difficult to have insurance without a US issued drivers license...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 2,538
Views: 450,774
Posted By Fam Rider
The bike is looking great :clap thanks for...

The bike is looking great :clap thanks for posting!

Did you install one of those tool cases on the left pannier support? If so, which one? I had something like that on my previous GSA and was...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-02-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,933
Posted By Fam Rider
Deals at the show?

Guys,

This will be my first motorcycle show in the US... Next week I was planning on stopping at a dealer to give a down payment for my new bike (GS ADV LC):D and buy some gear (specially a...
Forum: Latin America 09-25-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,334
Posted By Fam Rider
I wanted to do Paso Sico, but it is currently...

I wanted to do Paso Sico, but it is currently closed due to snow.

Also, given that I have limited time (10 days to ride 3600km total and 1400km off road) I decided that it made more sense to...
Forum: Latin America 09-20-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,334
Posted By Fam Rider
Thanks for the answers! That´s...

Thanks for the answers!



That´s probably what I will do. It does sound like a good plan to fuel and get water/food before heading to Bolivia. I was planning on doing that at Susques but San...
Forum: Latin America 09-19-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,334
Posted By Fam Rider
Do I need to stop at San Pedro de Atacama?

Hello,

Wasn´t really sure how to name this post.. So this is my problem: next month I will be riding from Mendoza to Salta, with a detour thru south Bolivia (Lagunas and the Salar).

My current...
Forum: Americas 07-17-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By Fam Rider
Thanks.. it does makes more sense to buy one...

Thanks.. it does makes more sense to buy one there. If I do take mine, my plan is to ride to Colombia and ship the bike to Miami.

Fausto
Forum: Americas 07-16-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By Fam Rider
Moving from Brazil to NYC.. can I take my bike?

Hi,

It looks like I´ll be moving from Brazil to NYC sometime in the beginning of next year.

Since my plan it to live there for a couple of years and come back, I am planning on taking my bike...
Forum: Latin America 11-13-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,029
Posted By Fam Rider
Changing tires in Bariloche, Argentina

Guys,

Need some help.

In December I´ll be riding from São Paulo in Brazil to Patagonia and back and I planning to change tires in Bariloche on Dec. 26th but I am having a hard time finding a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,869
Posted By Fam Rider
Guys, First of all thanks for the replies!...

Guys,

First of all thanks for the replies! As someone said I don't have a lot of background on on-board electronics and engines, but I am a fast learner! :wink:

During the weekend I had a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,869
Posted By Fam Rider
Cory, Thanks for posting your experience....

Cory,

Thanks for posting your experience. What I am struggling with now is that opinions are polarized... either I am told that if I install the PC V I will eventually ruin the EI module, or that...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,869
Posted By Fam Rider
Thanks all for the replies. I am going to...

Thanks all for the replies.

I am going to read the suggested threads, and maybe look at the power commander. Removing the K&N might be an option as well but I don't have unlimited access to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,869
Posted By Fam Rider
Pissed Installed Akrapovic full, lost HP! Need PowerCommander?

Guys,

I have been lurking for a while, but it is my first post.

Today I swapped the OEM exhaust on my 2011 GSA for a full racing Akrapovic. Did a before and after dyno run, and to my surprise I...
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