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Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,642
Posted By VerdiBaritone
Great. Thanks for clarifying. Your slur was aimed...

Great. Thanks for clarifying. Your slur was aimed at SOME OTHER post.

I have zero tolerance for that kind of juvenile behavior. I'll just leave ADVRIDER. Have a nice life.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,642
Posted By VerdiBaritone
Not in the least. Just calling you out. I have...

Not in the least. Just calling you out. I have not seen anyone fire off a racial, religious, ethnic, gender, or slur based on sexual preference on this site. I'm reacting the way I would in public. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,642
Posted By VerdiBaritone
I'm a noob in number of posts, but have been on...

I'm a noob in number of posts, but have been on the site for a few years. Its great, and I love it, but I'm not a noob to motorcycles, or the site. I have watched it "settle", but in the meantime, as...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,642
Posted By VerdiBaritone
Well, guess I will just cancel my membership if...

Well, guess I will just cancel my membership if we're gonna start gay bashing. Or, do I need to post a picture of my family and wife of 24 happy years.

If that was directed at me, just let me know...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,642
Posted By VerdiBaritone
I think...

that it is definitely time to separate the fora (forumS) since I pick up my LC Wednesday afternoon and I am just darn sick and tired of searching through the LIQUID COOLED THREADFEST and need to...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 66,344
Posted By VerdiBaritone
Looks like hepco and becker got this right

The lower bars dont encapsulate the entire cylinder head (which they don't need to) and the upper bars provide protection for the rest of the bike.

(I know there is a lengthy discussion of crash...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,001
Posted By VerdiBaritone
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,001
Posted By VerdiBaritone
The wunderlich vario ergo Two section...

The wunderlich vario ergo

Two section shield. Top easily comes off. If you don't feel like it goes low enough. Plus it comes with a second larger oversize top shield.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By VerdiBaritone
Steering damper...there's a thread on it. ...

Steering damper...there's a thread on it.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=903464
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,001
Posted By VerdiBaritone
Wunderlich ergo vario and...

I removed the winglets for even smoother airflow on my 12 GSA.

5' 11.5" arai xd4

AND THE BEST PART...is that I can take the top part of the shield off in the nastiest heat and leave only the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By VerdiBaritone
2014 GSW allocations and availability in US?

Wasn't today supposed to be the magic day that dealers received notice of their 2014 allocations and inbound inventory?

I tried 2 dealers today but did not get through to an answer.

Anyone...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2013, 04:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,421
Posted By VerdiBaritone
I'm afraid to look. Another peacefully bliss...

I'm afraid to look.
Another peacefully bliss illusion shattered.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,172
Posted By VerdiBaritone
k1200s->multistrada->2012 GSA-> LC??

I share sentiments on both sides. I love all the individual parts of the new bike, especially the engine, riding modes, responsiveness. But, I got off the thing after my first test sort of thinking...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 07-11-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 25,704
Posted By VerdiBaritone
Just did a modified route here

We did most of the NNET in a long day. Created a nice workaround for the Dartmouth grant by turning north up and around on parmachenee road once we crossed into Maine. No gate issues and great long...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,640
Posted By VerdiBaritone
Well, the members leaving other replies knew what...

Well, the members leaving other replies knew what I meant.

Pardon me if there was a news bulletin that I missed regarding the final, pure, unanimous, and official terminology for referring to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,640
Posted By VerdiBaritone
Thanks for that. Good to know. I'm wondering...

Thanks for that. Good to know.

I'm wondering more about the riding experience and if you think it expanded your envelope at all.

What did you ride previously?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,640
Posted By VerdiBaritone
Sorry to hear about the problems. I have seen...

Sorry to hear about the problems. I have seen some of this on the other threads. I expect some of that. Glad to hear the riding experience is good. What kind of milage have you been able to put on...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,640
Posted By VerdiBaritone
May I impose on you to expand on that?

May I impose on you to expand on that?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,640
Posted By VerdiBaritone
Moving from oilhead to liquid cooled--was it worth it?

Simple question: if you have moved to an LC from an Oilhead, are you thinking it was worth it?

I've read the reviews. I've ridden the new bike. I know it is better on the road and feels a bit more...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 04-16-2013, 05:00 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 90,651
Posted By VerdiBaritone
Any TMT / PDR trail condition updates?

A friend of mine and I planning to try to do as much of TMT into PDR as we can on the 26th-8. I know it won't be clear ver far up into VT, due to recent snow. Any latest 411 on what we might expect? ...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,011,597
Posted By VerdiBaritone
I spotted a new GS on the street in Basel, Switzerland

just after Thanksgiving.

It was parked among a few other bikes and scooters. November 27th, about 10PM. I could probably look at a map and figure out the address.

I did a double-take when I saw...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,846
Posted By VerdiBaritone
advice for STRAPPing skis to my GSA

Need to get my son's skis back home for him to start ski team practice.
Need to strap 2 pairs of GS skis to bike.

I figure diagonal across the TT cans with the tips sticking a little forward on...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,486
Posted By VerdiBaritone
Had the wunderlich but instead tried...

I bought the wunderlich adapter you refer to right after I bought my new GSA this year. It helped, but was irritating (I'm a short 6') to look through. It works pretty well in several different...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2012, 04:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,108
Posted By VerdiBaritone
Great ideas. Thanks, all!

Checking eagle creek options.
Looking for a vet who packs in a duffle. Got to say though, that the roll vs fold thing has never worked for me.

Am also thinking about the aerostictch or similar...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,108
Posted By VerdiBaritone
Packing business suits on the GSA

I got a couple of problems. Biggest one is I WANT to ride but NEED to work.

Have clients about 3 hours away. Only a few good riding days left in the northeast. Want to take the bike. I have the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,969
Posted By VerdiBaritone
Wunderlich Large Tank Bag (Elepant)

Love it. Not too huge. Plenty of space. Does not get in the way when standing up for hours on end off-road. Great on the highway.

No great pictures, but here is a nice link. Youtube also has...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,011,597
Posted By VerdiBaritone
Only 37,000 more replies

We hit half a million
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,090
Posted By VerdiBaritone
Wow!

But as far as I can tell, she is not leaning off in the traditional Casey Stoner racing sense, she is letting the bike turn underneath her. her head stays above her inside hip, sort of stacked in...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,090
Posted By VerdiBaritone
Yep...this is what I am asking about. I don't try...

Yep...this is what I am asking about. I don't try to drag a knee, but find getting the weight inside the turn has big reward on this bike.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,090
Posted By VerdiBaritone
I'll try not to fall off. Thanks. (I now think...

I'll try not to fall off. Thanks.
(I now think it's the height of the bike I'm sensing.)

I'm partial to Un Ballo in Maschera.
Still learning arias in the others.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,090
Posted By VerdiBaritone
Question Hanging off the new GSA in turns

I've got less than 3k miles on my new GSA but have the distinct impression that hanging off this bike even a little bit in corners seems to get big returns in letting the bike remain more upright and...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By VerdiBaritone
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By VerdiBaritone
Thanks. Nothing better than a nice set.

Thanks.

Nothing better than a nice set.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By VerdiBaritone
Panniers: how big is TOO big or just annoying?

Oh esteemed and wise members of the community--

Am buying zega pros for my new '12 GSA. Have used the forum endlessly. But, wondering what you think about how big.
I have the TT 45 and 38 on...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 904
Posted By VerdiBaritone
Thank you all

Fits with my general view. Makes money for the average dealer and underwriter, not average rider. The pro-rated piece is, of course reasonable, but also a strike against.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 904
Posted By VerdiBaritone
Would you buy Tire & Wheel Protection Plan?

Newbie buying '12 GSA.

I've got about 70k street miles experience on my previous bikes. (Probably makes me a toddler compared to you guys!) Gonna follow my friends onto the (easy at first) dirt...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,011,597
Posted By VerdiBaritone
Vee have vays of making you talk!

So....tell us what you know!
This is just a private little conversation...your secret is SAFE with us!

I was almost obsessing about this enough to do a conjoint analysis on feature trade-offs...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2012, 03:06 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,011,597
Posted By VerdiBaritone
Fwiw

"Better usable" only meant to mean "more". Not complaining about what the bike has now.

I wouldn't bet against lighter. If they have 3 design priorities for the rider, got to believe that they...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,011,597
Posted By VerdiBaritone
Two additional US dealers confirm

I spent the day at three US dealers. Two confirm that they know that the water boxer is not the '13 model they will get in NOV/DEC. They are thinking that it will be a '14 model on the GS/GSA (not...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,011,597
Posted By VerdiBaritone
Heard today from a dealer

That they "already know what the 2013 [model year] looks like and ...believe[s] we won't see a water boxer until the next model year."

Not sure that adds much to the conversation after reading...
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