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Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,523
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, 06:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,570
Posted By Izzy3
Too cool. Thanks for helping the inmates.

Too cool. Thanks for helping the inmates.
Forum: Australia 07-02-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,266
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, 06:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,708
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, 06:25 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,266
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, 05:17 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,519
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, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,004
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, 01:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,789
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, 05:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,688
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, 08:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 848
Posted By Izzy3
Yup.

If it has a profile, it can catch wind.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 31,213
Views: 7,569,479
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, 06:37 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,519
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, 06:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,519
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, 02:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,351
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, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,895
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, 04:58 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,278
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, 04:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,992
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, 05:39 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,712
Posted By Izzy3
Ride it and cook it off

Ride the scoot and cook off the moisture. Problem solved.:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,377
Posted By Izzy3
Z-Teknhnik Tall

Get the Z-Technik tall windscreen and forget about it...if you are truly an unnatural freakishly tall person.:roflLove mine, no more feeling like I've been boxing all day.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4,420
Views: 669,986
Posted By Izzy3
Ilium highway pegs and BMW aux tail light

My weekend project. The folks at Ilium were nice enough to send me a new part when I "experimented with the design" and dicked up the original. :huh No charge! Many thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,779
Posted By Izzy3
+1 on the Kraut Licker fender extension.

+1 on the Kraut Licker fender extension.
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 78,704
Posted By Izzy3
FWIW, today we say "tool"...30 years ago we used...

FWIW, today we say "tool"...30 years ago we used to say "jerk"- It is all just a matter of slang evolving over the years.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,140
Posted By Izzy3
Bring More Wallet

I love my GSA, but they ain't cheap. If you wrench it yourself you can do O.K., lots of help on this site, but Bring More Wallet means just that.:eek1

That said, I would buy mine again, great...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,080
Posted By Izzy3
+2. Otherwise the seat would slide me forward,...

+2. Otherwise the seat would slide me forward, hence the aftermarket seat when the saddle rash from sitting on both the seat and pillion finally got the best of me.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,182
Posted By Izzy3
+1 on the Ztechnik tall. It works well with the...

+1 on the Ztechnik tall. It works well with the GSA winglets.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,080
Posted By Izzy3
I like the Corbin

I bought a Corbin and like it. They sent a color swatch to make sure it matched and the seat installed nicely. A little wider than stock so I can barely flatfoot on the center stand now.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,524
Posted By Izzy3
Giddyup!

Don't look back. You'll love it!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,967
Posted By Izzy3
Thanks for the input.

Thanks for the input.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,737
Posted By Izzy3
My dealer did the "sticker tag" and I didn't even...

My dealer did the "sticker tag" and I didn't even need to ask. Thank goodness for Morton's in Freddieburg. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,967
Posted By Izzy3
The catalog lists it as an additional tail lamp...

The catalog lists it as an additional tail lamp which fixes at the bottom of the the license plate frame. My current tail light (OEM) doesn't flash, is above the license plate and is smallish to say...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,967
Posted By Izzy3
As a farmboy from Kentucky, I've broken many eggs...

As a farmboy from Kentucky, I've broken many eggs and done without for most of my life. It's the "time or money" tradeoff now.

If I can find a 10 minute plug and play I'll pay a little more. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,967
Posted By Izzy3
I can solder, I just don't want to crack into the...

I can solder, I just don't want to crack into the wiring if I don't need to do so. I was not aware of a trip to the BMW dealer because I added a BMW LED tailite.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,967
Posted By Izzy3
I want more visibility and and the "I'm braking...

I want more visibility and and the "I'm braking flash feature" in the aftermarket systems.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,967
Posted By Izzy3
Is the BMW LED Canbus brake light worth the $?

I like easy so plug and play means a lot to me. Looking for a little more "hey I'm braking up here on I-95" and want an easy to install, but effective alert to the butt riding tools on I-95.

Is...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,464
Posted By Izzy3
It will spit it out anyway

Go dino as it will spit it out until broken in anyway.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,062
Posted By Izzy3
Your home-made crack pipe will wear out first.:D

Your home-made crack pipe will wear out first.:D
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,298
Posted By Izzy3
+1 on the panniers

+1 on the panniers holding up pretty well when the old GSA wants to take a nap. :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,966
Posted By Izzy3
My Corbin is quite nice but I think it may be a...

My Corbin is quite nice but I think it may be a hybrid seat. Meaning I've done an all day ride and been fine, but not back to back days. It is wider than stock so your legs will not reach the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,007
Posted By Izzy3
Pooled on top

No, it started as a wet film and then started pooling on top of the shock. I kept dabbing it up but after a few rides that got old and I took it in with a nice display pool up on top. Then they...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,810
Posted By Izzy3
I'll give you two-fitty for that POS. :wink:

I'll give you two-fitty for that POS. :wink:
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