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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 01:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,130
Posted By Friz Freleng
Okay, it sounds like you need a commute vehicle...

Okay, it sounds like you need a commute vehicle that you can also use for weekend getaways. If you were buying a car for this, what options would you want? I would think you'd want the options that...
Forum: Vendors Yesterday, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 276
Posted By Friz Freleng
I've bought from A&S and they ship quickly. ...

I've bought from A&S and they ship quickly. Californians take note however: while A&S usually pays the sales tax, for this sale the purchaser is on the hook for CA sales tax.
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,815
Posted By Friz Freleng
Here's what I put on the back of my bike: ...

Here's what I put on the back of my bike:

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-G8VYZr19sYg/U8XbfDoavEI/AAAAAAAAAY0/PsbpnyCUyXE/w550-h413-no/BMWtopcase.jpg

I used two-inch wide strips of 3M 983...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-07-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By Friz Freleng
The San Franicisco Bay Area is kind of a big...

The San Franicisco Bay Area is kind of a big geographic area. North Bay, go with Santa Rosa BMW; South Bay, I like CalMoto in Mountain View. SF BMW in the city has always been friendly to me. A&S...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,230
Posted By Friz Freleng
Thanks! Well, you know those Yamaha...

Thanks!



Well, you know those Yamaha types :wink:.



The '13 manual delicately avoids issue by remaining silent. It does, however, contain three pages on illegal immigration.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,230
Posted By Friz Freleng
refueling on side vs. center stand--does it make a difference?

I usually fill up my 2013 GSA by setting it on its center stand. Of course, this means I have to first deploy the sidestand, dismount, and then rock the beast onto the centerstand, which can be a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,681
Posted By Friz Freleng
I've waved at scooters but without exception they...

I've waved at scooters but without exception they don't wave back. I'm guessing scooter owners (in this country anyway) don't consider themselves "motorcycle riders" and as a result they don't...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-24-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,060
Views: 340,828
Posted By Friz Freleng
Jon, you live in Oregon (wine epicenter...that's...

Jon, you live in Oregon (wine epicenter...that's gotta be Newberg)? Get thee to the Boeing Air Museum in Seattle. You can sit in a SR-71 training cockpit. Way cool. They have an entire Blackbird...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 5,623
Views: 945,790
Posted By Friz Freleng
I bought the tape from Identi-tape.com. Both...

I bought the tape from Identi-tape.com. Both colors (red and the fluorescent yellow-green) are 3M 983 diamond grade. It's incredibly reflective but it's also a bit stiff, so I wouldn't recommend...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,187
Posted By Friz Freleng
Exhibit A: Dinner at a BMW rally: ...

Exhibit A: Dinner at a BMW rally:
http://www.bmwmoal.org/images/chicken_lovers.jpg


Exhibit B: Dinner at Sturgis:...
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,058
Posted By Friz Freleng
Same here. I've always worn a leather jacket but...

Same here. I've always worn a leather jacket but this summer I broke down and bought an Olympia Dakar. The mesh keeps me so much cooler but, man, I feel so vulnerable compared to how I feel when I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,919
Posted By Friz Freleng
I have to say I'm kinda jazzed about next year's...

I have to say I'm kinda jazzed about next year's rally. Montana is great.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-27-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,235
Posted By Friz Freleng
Whew! I was told Butte by a BMW dealer. ...

Whew! I was told Butte by a BMW dealer. Billings is actually a pretty cool town. That, and the Custer Battlefield Museum is only an hour's ride away.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-26-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,235
Posted By Friz Freleng
I thought about going but St. Paul didn't possess...

I thought about going but St. Paul didn't possess that pot-of-gold-at-the-end-of-the-rainbow joie de vivre to justify a 4000 mile trip. But, hey, next year the rally will be held in beautiful Butte,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-26-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,043,848
Posted By Friz Freleng
Thumbs up to you for helping her! :clap

Thumbs up to you for helping her! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,187
Posted By Friz Freleng
Understood. I watched McGregor's and Boorman's...

Understood. I watched McGregor's and Boorman's antics and ended up with a GSA. If I watched Sons of Anarchy I'd probably start hitting folks over the head with a pool cue.

Not that there's...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-26-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 936
Posted By Friz Freleng
Mel's YAH! Gotta be one of the funniest bits...

Mel's YAH! Gotta be one of the funniest bits from the old SNL era.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-26-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 936
Posted By Friz Freleng
Holy frigging codfish! The prices have sure gone...

Holy frigging codfish! The prices have sure gone up since Reagan was president. Guess it'll be Mel's Char Palace for me from now on.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-25-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 936
Posted By Friz Freleng
I can't count the number of martinis I drank back...

I can't count the number of martinis I drank back in the 80's at the Ringside on burnside. I remember seeing Hal Holbrook there when he was in town doing his Mark Twain show. They remodeled the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By Friz Freleng
Icelandic? Your bikes may be more expensive but...

Icelandic? Your bikes may be more expensive but your women are a lot prettier.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5,623
Views: 945,790
Posted By Friz Freleng
Sure thing. I've already ridden 100 miles or so...

Sure thing. I've already ridden 100 miles or so on it and a few things stand out: The carbon vinyl was very, very slippery at the beginning but settled down later on. My leather pants may have...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5,623
Views: 945,790
Posted By Friz Freleng
I installed a Seat Concepts front and back...

I installed a Seat Concepts front and back foam/cover kit. I thought it came out nicely. I also finally got around to installing my Jesse topcase. Only took me six months.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,548
Posted By Friz Freleng
I have a 90th and never even noticed the...

I have a 90th and never even noticed the different paint color on the final drive. Ha. You learn something everyday.
Forum: Vendors 07-14-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 264,691
Posted By Friz Freleng
Interesting. I just finished installing the...

Interesting. I just finished installing the carbon cover on my seat kit (R1200GSA front and back) and on my first ride I thought I was going to slide down the block.:eek1 My first impression was,...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,896
Posted By Friz Freleng
A keyless ride system on the GS and GSA?:huh ...

A keyless ride system on the GS and GSA?:huh Geez, this is getting ridiculous.

Next, BMW will be adding sunroofs.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-06-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,258
Posted By Friz Freleng
Great photos. Amazing what you see when you zoom...

Great photos. Amazing what you see when you zoom in closer.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-_hcel1v29fU/U7n_JsiW3FI/AAAAAAAAAXA/DMg8PgFrFK0/w640-h427-no/Hillary.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5,623
Views: 945,790
Posted By Friz Freleng
Are you talking about hydrographics?

Are you talking about hydrographics?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,357
Posted By Friz Freleng
Looks like the previous posters have covered all...

Looks like the previous posters have covered all the points between the two bikes. I would only add that the GSA will likely have a higher resale value than the RT, at least here in California.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5,623
Views: 945,790
Posted By Friz Freleng
Yeah, my bike does look a little ambulancey. I...

Yeah, my bike does look a little ambulancey. I guess the diagonal alternating stripes using red and the yellow-green colors are supposed to be the most conspicuous pattern. I have to say that the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,071
Posted By Friz Freleng
This thread had better generate warm fuzzy...

This thread had better generate warm fuzzy glowing reviews because I just ordered one yesterday. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,444
Posted By Friz Freleng
Not sure about other dealers but the ones around...

Not sure about other dealers but the ones around here in the Bay Area usually escort demo riders so they don't abuse the bike. I would only be concerned about how the engine was broken in during the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-24-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,624
Posted By Friz Freleng
Well said. Keep em in front.

Well said. Keep em in front.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-24-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,714
Posted By Friz Freleng
CA DMV will simply reject the $1.00 purchase...

CA DMV will simply reject the $1.00 purchase price and will supply its own FMV estimate of the bike both for purposes of sales tax and registration fees. As for declaring the bike to be a gift, as a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5,623
Views: 945,790
Posted By Friz Freleng
Thanks. You know what they say about idle hands....

Thanks. You know what they say about idle hands. :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5,623
Views: 945,790
Posted By Friz Freleng
Okay, I admit I can be a fussy bucket of vinegar...

Okay, I admit I can be a fussy bucket of vinegar sometimes, and for whatever reason I just didn't like the saggy look of my Jesse hardcases as mounted on my BMW racks. With nothing much else to do I...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-19-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 22,575
Posted By Friz Freleng
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-3QYHFzIDvhw/UqD...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-3QYHFzIDvhw/UqDTar9OzxI/AAAAAAAAAGk/eWjrLDWkxuY/w736-h625-no/IMG_5873.JPG


And the Herkimer Battle Jitney (the greatest non-lethal fighting vehicle ever built)....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5,623
Views: 945,790
Posted By Friz Freleng
At its most rarified level--and that means lots...

At its most rarified level--and that means lots and lots of cash--a precision watch is an incredible work of mechanical art. Grand complications as they are called can consist of well over a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-15-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2,196
Views: 234,154
Posted By Friz Freleng
Thanks. You learn something everyday.

Thanks. You learn something everyday.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-15-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2,196
Views: 234,154
Posted By Friz Freleng
Okay, here's a dumb question: I have a 2013...

Okay, here's a dumb question: I have a 2013 R1200GS Adventure...the oil-cooled variety. I always thought the front and back brakes were independent i.e. not linked. A friend of mine has an...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5,623
Views: 945,790
Posted By Friz Freleng
I strap my Jaeger LeCoultre Hybris Mechanica...

I strap my Jaeger LeCoultre Hybris Mechanica Grande Sonnerie to the handlebar of my BMW. :wink:

...
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