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Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Not sure that's an ADV bike...Doesn't look street...

Not sure that's an ADV bike...Doesn't look street legal.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,136
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Tourance it is

Happy so far with the tourance in front; plan on getting one for the rear in spring. No much difference in performance compared to Anakee, hopefully less cupping, we will see. If anything might feel...
Forum: Beasts 10-12-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 57,995
Posted By ShOqUePoT
I don't get the constant bashing

Seems so many inmates are so quick lately to bash the big bikes that pretty much created this site. I bought my '05 1200GS about 7 years ago after riding only cruisers and a ninja. I'd never owned a...
Forum: The Garage 10-02-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,750
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Do it yourself, and it won't be fun, or sell the...

Do it yourself, and it won't be fun, or sell the car. You could find another shop but there will be sticker shock on this job. Something about GM products from that era that make them especially...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-29-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 35,510
Views: 8,968,881
Posted By ShOqUePoT
"Yo, Dog, don't be cheatin' on your bitch with...

"Yo, Dog, don't be cheatin' on your bitch with that f'in' pig!".
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-29-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9,914
Views: 2,034,741
Posted By ShOqUePoT
um...no

Just the other day as I'm leaving the grocery store, a guy on a wr250 pulls in. No bags on the bike, no backpack, not even a milk crate. The woman parked in front of him is just finishing unloading...
Forum: Regional forums 09-25-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 70,265
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Mystery Jig "Troy, a guy who shares my first name...

Mystery Jig "Troy, a guy who shares my first name and works for the phone company, shared his deep knowledge of the dirt roads in the area on Friday. I rarely meet anyone with my name but before...
Forum: Regional forums 09-22-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 70,265
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Great pic, if I'm not mistaken he shot that at...

Great pic, if I'm not mistaken he shot that at speed
Forum: Regional forums 09-22-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 70,265
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Superb

What a great bunch of riders and people at Cromag. If only there were more hours in the day to indulge in Liz's rides without missing my own agenda.
Glad I threw out the offer for others to meet...
Forum: Regional forums 09-17-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 70,265
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Word up. Those dirty bastards.

Word up. Those dirty bastards.
Forum: Regional forums 09-17-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 70,265
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Anyone headed north needing guidance getting lost...

Bababhooey and I will be meeting shortly after noon Thursday at the Peoples Pint in Greenfield if any solo riders would like to join us. We plan (subject to change) on hitting the PDR from there but...
Forum: Regional forums 09-10-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 70,265
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Our strength lies not in numbers

Clark, thanks again! I plan to ride in with Baba. Looks like the FDB will be roughing it this year without a hair dryer.

Thursday, B.O., Meat, Pay at the gate
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-19-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 35,510
Views: 8,968,881
Posted By ShOqUePoT
An Esprit I believe? A select few double as...

An Esprit I believe? A select few double as submarines if memory serves...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 70,955
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Assuming a few people use these bikes as intended...

Assuming a few people use these bikes as intended (not saying I do), what bike would you rather change a rear tire on in some 3rd world country on a cart road? Or change a spoke for that matter....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9,914
Views: 2,034,741
Posted By ShOqUePoT
BMW? When did they start making motorcycles?

BMW? When did they start making motorcycles?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,624
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Isn't that exactly the opposite of what JimVB...

Isn't that exactly the opposite of what JimVB showed and quoted?
Forum: Old's Cool 07-19-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 271,232
Posted By ShOqUePoT
http://westernmass.craigslist.org/mcy/4567842921.h...

http://westernmass.craigslist.org/mcy/4567842921.html
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,624
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Thanks Jim, I was tightening them down evenly...

Thanks Jim, I was tightening them down evenly rather than rear first. I can see why that would work better and will try it. My bad for not reading up on that. I have the Rox Risers, I forget which...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,624
Posted By ShOqUePoT
My bad, I was going by memory instead of looking...

My bad, I was going by memory instead of looking at the bike. It does not change with travel. That being said, it is too tight in front but too sharply kinked if I switch it to the back, just like...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,624
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Same issues with the brake line on my '05 with...

Same issues with the brake line on my '05 with the Rox risers. Too tight for my liking especially towards the end of front end travel. How much is the longer brake line?
The other issue I had with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 16,576
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Yes...more curiosity than worry I would think.

Yes...more curiosity than worry I would think.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,136
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Maybe I should have considered the...

Maybe I should have considered the Scorpions...hmm. Thanks, thought I'd get a lot more responses but that is good info.
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,094
Posted By ShOqUePoT
I had names for a few cars when younger but never...

I had names for a few cars when younger but never named any other vehicles. Not sure why. Now it's just "the bike", "the car", "the truck".
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,136
Posted By ShOqUePoT
What tires for me?

Hopefully I haven't missed where this was beat to death.
2005 R1200GS
Occasional rider due to family commitments but probably average 2000 miles a year, 75% highway, the rest "spirited" dirt or...
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,230
Posted By ShOqUePoT
This was definitely from the rear of the boots,...

This was definitely from the rear of the boots, looked to be cowboy style boots with spurs, not sure if the spurs were the source of sparks, seems unlikely unless they were real beefy.
Sounds like...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,230
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Dragging feet on highway

Over July 4th weekend I was out (in a car) and passed a rider on a major highway dragging both feet at speed with what looked to be spurs on his boots. Could have been a metal heel plate maybe. He...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,825
Posted By ShOqUePoT
I hope we can all agree with the spirit of that. ...

I hope we can all agree with the spirit of that.
I can't at all see how they would be safer while moving on any road, highway or other. Never rode one but the geometry looks off for cornering.
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,825
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Helmets are not well loved amongst pirates. But...

Helmets are not well loved amongst pirates. But nobody can deny this new stylish helmet is safer on the highway than a pudding bowl and/or doo-rag.
Options on the freewheeler include trunk-mounted...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 973
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Look at how well that machine has held its value...

Look at how well that machine has held its value in the past 2 years. Pay for the service if you can't do it yourself. Can't cost much more than any other bike for that easy stuff.
Forum: Beasts 06-30-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,309
Posted By ShOqUePoT
If I was stuck on buying new, probably the Strom...

If I was stuck on buying new, probably the Strom for the money. But for my money, I would get a used GS all over again. I thought the S-10 would be my next bike when announced as I love Yamaha's but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-30-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,172
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Where? Did they get deleted? Is it really that...

Where? Did they get deleted? Is it really that offensive to ask why some riders wear doo-rags? Getting the impression those rags are covering some very thin skin.
I'm probably another...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-29-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,387
Posted By ShOqUePoT
dude: a person who dresses in an extremely...

dude: a person who dresses in an extremely fashion-forward manner (a dandy (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dandy)) or a citified person who was visiting a rural location but stuck out (a city slicker...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-29-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,387
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Nice contribution

I'm sure the op will appreciate an intelligent response even more than the rest of us do. He created a thread that a few people are interested in and conducted himself like a gentleman even after...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-28-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 271,232
Posted By ShOqUePoT
"I'd rather not let it sit in my garage any...

"I'd rather not let it sit in my garage any longer without any attention."
Doesn't look like you are letting it sit in your garage.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-27-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,172
Posted By ShOqUePoT
In many cases the novelty helmet is simply a...

In many cases the novelty helmet is simply a canvas for novelty stickers. An extension of your "cut" perhaps?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-27-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,387
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Agreed on both counts; Doug is the man. Nice to...

Agreed on both counts; Doug is the man. Nice to meet you at Ricks.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-27-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,387
Posted By ShOqUePoT
I better choose my words more carefully being a...

I better choose my words more carefully being a relative noob with the posting. I probably don't impress too many with my banged up vario cases and tag sale hockey equipment bag.
It is impressive...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-27-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,387
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Let them be!

I hope that GS is some sort of Touratech showroom display, otherwise somebody has overdosed on coolaid.
Be carefull what you wish for OP, when I am on an "adventure" ride there are a few things I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 37,225
Posted By ShOqUePoT
2005 gs

Changed mine about 4 years ago, 2005 1200GS maybe 15,000 miles. Bike had an easy life up to that point, 9000 mostly highway miles from original owner and the rest from a 1st time dual-sport owner...
Forum: Regional forums 05-19-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2,634
Views: 166,275
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Thanks all

Thanks to all the organizers. Great event, impressive food and beer supply. Thanks to Todd for leading a great ride Friday. Very impressed with TN, VA, NC this being my first trip that far south....
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