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Forum: Beasts 09-19-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 26,180
Views: 5,005,898
Posted By geno_rocket
my +1 to this discussion. The S10 is a great...

my +1 to this discussion. The S10 is a great road bike with near zero limitations when the road turns into dirt or gravel. No complaints. It is a universal bike, which is why big dual sports are...
Forum: Vendors 09-19-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,132
Posted By geno_rocket
My experience is that buffeting is more a...

My experience is that buffeting is more a function of the airflow over the bike's windscreen, the rider's helmet position above/behind the windscreen and to a lesser degree, the helmet. The air...
Forum: Beasts 09-17-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 26,180
Views: 5,005,898
Posted By geno_rocket
+1

+1
Forum: Beasts 09-17-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9,040
Views: 1,889,027
Posted By geno_rocket
easy to spot you on the road. nice:clap

easy to spot you on the road. nice:clap
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 26,180
Views: 5,005,898
Posted By geno_rocket
Boy that is the truth! I stopped at a gas...

Boy that is the truth! I stopped at a gas station once and asked how far away Little Big Horn Monument was. The attendant said something like "just a little ways over that direction". Four hours...
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 26,180
Views: 5,005,898
Posted By geno_rocket
Yep, my rural dealer was only 50 miles away. I...

Yep, my rural dealer was only 50 miles away. I like to ride, but not 400 miles just to save a few $$$. Loving the bike so far. :clap
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 26,180
Views: 5,005,898
Posted By geno_rocket
That was my experience. picked up a 12 at a...

That was my experience. picked up a 12 at a small town dealer while all the big metro guys were sold out of 12 and 13.
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 26,180
Views: 5,005,898
Posted By geno_rocket
I've heard something about that race... also...

I've heard something about that race... also heard something about some soccer tournament going on in Brazil. :evil

Ignore all the drugging and the Tour is an amazing athletic feat. 21 days...
Forum: Vendors 07-03-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,132
Posted By geno_rocket
I can not compare to the Shoei GT-Air. The AGV...

I can not compare to the Shoei GT-Air. The AGV is very quiet, primarily because of the liner and chin screen. There are not any large ear cut outs, so I suspect that helps with the noise. I do...
Forum: Vendors 07-01-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,132
Posted By geno_rocket
I have had one for the past two years and it is...

I have had one for the past two years and it is for sure a long oval shape, narrower than the Shoei I had previously. Having not had a Arai, it is hard to judge specifically. Good luck, as this is...
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9,040
Views: 1,889,027
Posted By geno_rocket
I am about to be one.

I am about to be one.
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2014, 07:20 PM
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Views: 1,889,027
Posted By geno_rocket
Me, I am going with the Super Tenere. Can't...

Me, I am going with the Super Tenere. Can't wait for my first ride in a couple of days.
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 26,180
Views: 5,005,898
Posted By geno_rocket
Agree on both counts. Mountain biking skills are...

Agree on both counts. Mountain biking skills are a transferable skill, plus the bikes are so much easier to pick up. :rofl
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 26,180
Views: 5,005,898
Posted By geno_rocket
My two cents on the whole thing.... The BMW...

My two cents on the whole thing.... The BMW school is worth its weight in gold. I did the one in SC a few years ago and learned so much that was immediately transferable. Great thing is, while the...
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 26,180
Views: 5,005,898
Posted By geno_rocket
Yamaha has been doing those for a while. Very...

Yamaha has been doing those for a while. Very cool, I have an original R1 stashed away somewhere. Need to go back and look and see what they have done lately.
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,574
Posted By geno_rocket
What were the mods you did to the suspension to...

What were the mods you did to the suspension to get it right? I about your size and thinking of buying one and if I did the first stop would be my local shop for the suspension set up - which seems...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,997
Posted By geno_rocket
Thanks for the thread... good advice and a viable...

Thanks for the thread... good advice and a viable alternative for my next bike. I was trolling and ability to pick up a low mile bike for not a lot of $$$$ is amazing.
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6,194
Views: 1,288,437
Posted By geno_rocket
Never ridden on of those, but I know my old...

Never ridden on of those, but I know my old K1100RS was downright painful on a hot day. It was a sterilization machine "ouch!"
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 6,194
Views: 1,288,437
Posted By geno_rocket
I am coming off a BMW GS, so the farkling (or...

I am coming off a BMW GS, so the farkling (or limited amount of available accessories) may be a good thing financially. :evil Do you notice the low speed issues or is it just the magazine...
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6,194
Views: 1,288,437
Posted By geno_rocket
2013 or earlier Model

Starting a casual search for my next bike and this is near the top of the list. I would like your thoughts on whether the changes to the 2013 models are worth the price in comparison to a used...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,319
Posted By geno_rocket
I got my stylish black and blue versions from...

I got my stylish black and blue versions from Sears for the same price. I agree, they work brilliantly with no complaints so far. Cheap is good, more money for gas and accessories.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8,190
Views: 4,250,956
Posted By geno_rocket
New to me white 2009 at Norfolk Dam, Arkansas......

New to me white 2009 at Norfolk Dam, Arkansas... Love it!


http://www.flickr.com/photos/19181510@N06/7647917224/in/photostream
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 1,155,018
Posted By geno_rocket
That is a very, very clean ride. :clap

That is a very, very clean ride. :clap
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-27-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8,299
Views: 776,127
Posted By geno_rocket
If I remember correctly this is the trip you were...

If I remember correctly this is the trip you were planning with the signficant other. Enjoy it and ride safe.

I just spent a week riding in Arkansas and Missouri as part of the GS Giants. Good...
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 1,155,018
Posted By geno_rocket
That is a flashback to the 1980's. Mullet anyone?

That is a flashback to the 1980's. Mullet anyone?
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1,498
Views: 321,592
Posted By geno_rocket
The sidebar to your purchase story was that my...

The sidebar to your purchase story was that my neighbor was thinking about buying it but his wife wanted to meet Sandra Bullock as part of the deal. Honz made one or two calls to try and make that...
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1,498
Views: 321,592
Posted By geno_rocket
You came all the way to Gateway BMW in St. Louis...

You came all the way to Gateway BMW in St. Louis a few years ago to buy it and take it back to SoCal?
Forum: Regional forums 07-22-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 29,129
Posted By geno_rocket
Congrats to ajayhawkfan, he earned his reward. ...

Congrats to ajayhawkfan, he earned his reward. Thanks to all who made the event a reality; it was a great week.
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 1,155,018
Posted By geno_rocket
So does the pilot. I can't imagine balancing...

So does the pilot. I can't imagine balancing with that weight hanging and moving around on the back
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 1,155,018
Posted By geno_rocket
We did stray a bit, but consider it a K wrapped...

We did stray a bit, but consider it a K wrapped in a Mini body. The ultimate sidecar experience. Madisonreid, you can have as much summer from down here as you would like. 105 today and the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 1,155,018
Posted By geno_rocket
Wow, that is cool. How much machine work is...

Wow, that is cool. How much machine work is required? Not that I am going to try, but would love to understand.
Forum: Regional forums 06-30-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 29,129
Posted By geno_rocket
Will there be GPS files of the routes available? ...

Will there be GPS files of the routes available? Or is this a chance to use our ole timey map reading skills. :clap
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-17-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 30,792
Posted By geno_rocket
Been there, done that....

Been there, done that....
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-15-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8,299
Views: 776,127
Posted By geno_rocket
++ on Council Bluffs. My wife and I have been...

++ on Council Bluffs. My wife and I have been there in the summer when we had the entire beach area to ourselves. It also has an excellent 12 mile mountain bike trail around the lake. Yeah, I...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-13-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8,299
Views: 776,127
Posted By geno_rocket
Ditto for this route as the "fastest" with the...

Ditto for this route as the "fastest" with the least amount of traffic through the city. You'll be going against the major traffic flow except when you rejoin I-64 at west from I-270 south.

At...
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 34,763
Posted By geno_rocket
Keep it up. We live vicariously through your...

Keep it up. We live vicariously through your journey!:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,119
Posted By geno_rocket
My turn.... having owned a 1150GS, a 800GS, a K...

My turn.... having owned a 1150GS, a 800GS, a K bike, a couple of Japanese 4 cylinders and now a 1200GS.

The 800GS was the smoothest of the two cylinders. A combination of the layout,...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-28-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 30,792
Posted By geno_rocket
Those of us on the west side of the river need a...

Those of us on the west side of the river need a little hint to help us out... this one has me stumped.
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1,498
Views: 321,592
Posted By geno_rocket
Yep, My old Honda CBX is probably sitting in a...

Yep, My old Honda CBX is probably sitting in a garage in Japan for exactly that reason. I was made a serious offer I could not refuse and off it went. It was a really nice bike, but too nice to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 25,142
Views: 4,433,215
Posted By geno_rocket
I just swapped mine and it worked fine, it was...

I just swapped mine and it worked fine, it was cheaper than a rebuild kit. There is one additional vacuum connection tube for emissions that you have to plug. A trip to the local auto parts store...
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