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Forum: Airheads 02-13-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,926
Posted By joshinthecity
Anyone with a deposit have a real delivery date...

Anyone with a deposit have a real delivery date from their dealer yet?
I've got "Bike 1" out of Procycles, and they're saying "mid March" still...

j.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,592
Posted By joshinthecity
But just LOOK at it ! Mine's on order. ...

But just LOOK at it !
Mine's on order.
http://www.pnwfx.net/PNWRiders/Motorcycle-Show/12162011-Seattle-WA/i-KthPzm2/0/XL/DSC0156-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,344
Posted By joshinthecity
Fantastic thread. I'm off to Vietnam for 10...

Fantastic thread.
I'm off to Vietnam for 10 days on scooters next April.
These images and tales of adventure are totally inspiring.
Thank you.

Josh.
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1,458
Views: 317,231
Posted By joshinthecity
The W800 is substantially cheaper than a Bonnie...

The W800 is substantially cheaper than a Bonnie...
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 1,458
Views: 317,231
Posted By joshinthecity
I have a 1200 ADV, with panniers, here it's...

I have a 1200 ADV, with panniers, here it's 31-33k !!
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,458
Views: 317,231
Posted By joshinthecity
Update: AU$11,990 (12.5k on the road) Could...

Update:
AU$11,990 (12.5k on the road) Could probably do better if you tried. So it's cheap as chips too.
I want one..
j.
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2011, 12:44 AM
Replies: 1,458
Views: 317,231
Posted By joshinthecity
My local dealer uncrated 2 the day before...

My local dealer uncrated 2 the day before yesterday.. :-)

http://i53.photobucket.com/albums/g76/joshinthecity/P1115529.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2008, 06:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,402
Posted By joshinthecity
Agreed.. That's a shitty thing to do..:baldy ...

Agreed.. That's a shitty thing to do..:baldy

Congrats on the new bike. I hope you love it as much as I love mine .
josh.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2008, 08:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,999
Posted By joshinthecity
I'm going to talk to my window tinting guy about...

I'm going to talk to my window tinting guy about putting a 5% film on the std screen and see what he thinks...
Might cost me $30.

j.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2008, 05:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,424
Posted By joshinthecity
I have an 07 GSA and an 06 Uly. The only thing...

I have an 07 GSA and an 06 Uly.
The only thing better on / with the Uly is the seat.
The Uly is an interesting bike but...
Game , set, match to the ADV as far as I'm concerned.

Josh.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2007, 06:06 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,082
Posted By joshinthecity
Mine too. I think they're brilliant. j.

Mine too.
I think they're brilliant.
j.
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2007, 12:50 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 16,961
Posted By joshinthecity
what he said..... I've got a DR650 and a...

what he said.....

I've got a DR650 and a 1200 ADV.
2 bikes that take some time to love, but once you do,, there's no going back.
j.
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2007, 12:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By joshinthecity
Brilliant, thanks guys, Mind if I ask what...

Brilliant, thanks guys,

Mind if I ask what he did for yours?
and what it cost (roughly) ?
j.
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2007, 06:15 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 16,961
Posted By joshinthecity
here's your / my bike Mountain... ...

here's your / my bike Mountain...
http://i53.photobucket.com/albums/g76/joshinthecity/IMG_4689.jpg
josh.
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2007, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By joshinthecity
DR650 suspension guru in Syd / Wollongong?

I need help.
I need to send my bike to someone who really knows how to deal with DR650 suspension.
I'm a big bastard and am just riding outside the design envelope of the stock gear. I hear Elbach...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2007, 09:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,484
Posted By joshinthecity
What Dronning said.. I have a Uly and 1200ADV...

What Dronning said..
I have a Uly and 1200ADV (both 06 builds)
I'm looking to sell the Buell.. not that there's anything wrong with it, but more 'cos there nothing particularly right with it.
With...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2007, 07:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,037
Posted By joshinthecity
My 06 GSA is exactly the same. Just the...

My 06 GSA is exactly the same.
Just the slightest wiff of clutch and she slips right in. I preload sometimes, but either way it's the same.
I actually became MUCH smoother once I realised I was...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2007, 05:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,750
Posted By joshinthecity
Not trying to be a smart-ass, but why would you...

Not trying to be a smart-ass, but why would you need liners for your panniers?
Have heard people talking about them before, but I don't get it..
j.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2007, 12:16 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,353
Posted By joshinthecity
FWIW Eagle, I find resting my heals over the...

FWIW Eagle, I find resting my heals over the passenger pegs gives a welcome change of posture. Just make sure you have the front of your seat in the high position, and the back at low..
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2007, 11:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,353
Posted By joshinthecity
The only thing I would change on my 06 GSA would...

The only thing I would change on my 06 GSA would be a more comfortable seat for long days.
Other than that it's damn near the perfect motorcycle, for me at least.
I couldn't love it more...
j.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2007, 07:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,308
Posted By joshinthecity
FWIW: I have an 06 GSA AND a 05 DR650. They are...

FWIW: I have an 06 GSA AND a 05 DR650.
They are both fantastic bikes.
People who don't "get" the DR may bash them, but... if I had to buy a bike in 2007 and bet my life it would get me from point...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2007, 11:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,297
Posted By joshinthecity
awesome bags I'm amazed even after quite a...

awesome bags

I'm amazed even after quite a few klm, that they still make that. "ftttt" vacuum-release noise when I open them.
Not only water tight, mine are air tight !

seriously.
j.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2007, 04:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 942
Posted By joshinthecity
dammit. he pops that bad boy up like it's...

dammit.
he pops that bad boy up like it's nothing.

no muss, no fuss, no clutch AND no revs.
Skills.

j.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-04-2007, 04:33 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,980
Posted By joshinthecity
I'd agree with that. But for me, it's only the...

I'd agree with that.
But for me, it's only the stock GSA seat that stops the fun..
I can't swap it out because it's not officially my bike (long story)
j
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2007, 04:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,727
Posted By joshinthecity
I'm pretty sure the "go for it" thing has already...

I'm pretty sure the "go for it" thing has already happened.
The way I read it is that he already has an FJ.
For what it's worth, I had a Hayabusa set up for long distance work (which was fantastic...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2007, 05:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,503
Posted By joshinthecity
I feel exactly the same way about my 1200 GSA and...

I feel exactly the same way about my 1200 GSA and my DR650 :clap
j.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2007, 09:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,117
Posted By joshinthecity
Awesome work there Duke ! j.

Awesome work there Duke !

j.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2007, 11:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By joshinthecity
One thing to keep an eye on though, the CAPS...

One thing to keep an eye on though,

the CAPS LOCK key...
I'm just sayin'...

j
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2007, 10:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,317
Posted By joshinthecity
all due respect etc, etc, but.. what the hell...

all due respect etc, etc,
but.. what the hell is wrong with people? :huh

jeeze..

j.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2007, 08:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,959
Posted By joshinthecity
I'd be keen to know how many miles were on the DR...

I'd be keen to know how many miles were on the DR before it bit it.
Those things are nigh-on unburstable I thought...

j.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2007, 06:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,356
Posted By joshinthecity
Mine (06 GSA) changes note at 4000 rpm and kind...

Mine (06 GSA) changes note at 4000 rpm and kind of "rattles"..

I'm assuming it's a bmw thing, as my previous bike (04 busa) didn't really do that.
The only thing that changed note on that thing...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2007, 07:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,356
Posted By joshinthecity
my thoughts also with the 2000 rpm. This, in...

my thoughts also with the 2000 rpm.
This, in itself would be a problem.
Assuming we're not talking about a typo here, if you're SHIFTING at 2000 rpm, one would have to assume you're RIDING and less...
Forum: Australia 01-29-2007, 11:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By joshinthecity
Nowra area? What's the real deal?

Hi all,
Thinking of trailering my DR650 and a mate with an XR250 down to Nowra area for a day in the dirt.
It's been ages since I was last there. From memory, you go south from Sydney, till the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2006, 03:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,507
Posted By joshinthecity
Thanks for the replies guys, Looks like I was...

Thanks for the replies guys,
Looks like I was pretty much on the mark at 3-4k when cruising.
(don't despair, I fully utilize the rev range when necessary)

This is my first twin, so it's nice to...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2006, 05:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,507
Posted By joshinthecity
riding rpm.

Hi all,
Josh from Sydney here,
06 1200GSA.

Usually when I'm just cruising around, my tach is between 3-4k.
Just wondering if this was high/low or average when compared to the masses...

fire...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2006, 06:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,079
Posted By joshinthecity
Nice one Curty! It has a really interesting...

Nice one Curty!

It has a really interesting "feel" to it that rings a bell for me..
josh.

:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2006, 03:11 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 27,927
Posted By joshinthecity
Thumb eoR. Seriously. Not only is this thread the...

eoR.
Seriously.
Not only is this thread the best that has ever been posted here IMHO. It is possibly the best (inc the Buell one) thread I have ever read on any board on any topic.
Ever.
It's...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2006, 04:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,766
Posted By joshinthecity
Mine's due on the 20th of this month. I'm so...

Mine's due on the 20th of this month.

I'm so excited I may pee my pants...

That is all..

Josh.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2006, 04:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 837
Posted By joshinthecity
Glad to see I'm not the only diesel fan here.....

Glad to see I'm not the only diesel fan here.. :-)
I've been driving diesels for 10 years too, Matter of fact just last week I traded my 04 GolfV TDI for a new BMW 120d
Loving it.

welcome to the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-30-2006, 06:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,763
Posted By joshinthecity
QUOTE "However, Aprilia did miss the mark with...

QUOTE
"However, Aprilia did miss the mark with street-legal standards. We've been told the dirt-oriented motor doesn't have the durability to meet the requirements for U.S. streetbike use, even...
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