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Forum: Equipment 11-16-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,084
Posted By dr.strange
I hard wired my nuvi 500. Got a hardwire usb...

I hard wired my nuvi 500. Got a hardwire usb charger from amazon, opened the case and filled it with silicone to waterproof it.

Then I got the adaptor for the garmin bmw navigator off eBay, cut...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-11-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 144,772
Posted By dr.strange
Hello! Check the nomad x adventurers on meetup,...

Hello! Check the nomad x adventurers on meetup, my friend Karen rides a lot...


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Forum: Equipment 11-10-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,317
Posted By dr.strange
+1 I installed them on my GS in less than 20...

+1

I installed them on my GS in less than 20 mins. I like that they flicker slightly, catching the attention of the careless driver...
Forum: Americas 12-01-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,497
Posted By dr.strange
Well, the plan in that case will be to get to...

Well, the plan in that case will be to get to Albuquerque, meet up with gf, rent a car, spend christmas in Santa Fe, come back to Albuquerque, pick up the bike and continue!

Thanks for all your...
Forum: Americas 11-30-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,497
Posted By dr.strange
Would love to ride up to Santa Fe. How is the...

Would love to ride up to Santa Fe. How is the weather in mid to late December? Snow? Ice?
Forum: Americas 11-29-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,497
Posted By dr.strange
Santa Fe question

So I was thinking to drive up to Santa Fe and meet my gf that will be flying in. Would that be a good idea as fas as the weather goes?

Two possibilities emerge: Full or Skip Texas and Big Bend:...
Forum: Americas 11-29-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,497
Posted By dr.strange
Sweet! Good point! I was hoping to...

Sweet!



Good point!
I was hoping to ride and spend as much time as I want in the different areas; Corpus Christi is just an end point I may not reach. Two days in BB? Are there any nice rides...
Forum: Americas 11-29-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,497
Posted By dr.strange
Cool! Let's exchange info! PM me..

Cool! Let's exchange info! PM me..
Forum: Americas 11-21-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,497
Posted By dr.strange
Great!

Utah would be my first choice, but I am a bit worried about the weather. This is my planned trip:

http://g.co/maps/fx9c4

Trying to stay close to the southern border.

I do not mind camping,...
Forum: Americas 11-08-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,497
Posted By dr.strange
Southwestern States Road Trip - Advice

Hello All,

I found myself with some free time in December, most likely mid December. I always wanted to go on a long ride over a number of southern states. I am located in San Diego.

Any tips...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,669
Posted By dr.strange
But you will not sell me yours :cry

But you will not sell me yours :cry
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,669
Posted By dr.strange
Thanks for all the tips guys. Rule number 1 so...

Thanks for all the tips guys.
Rule number 1 so far. See the bike before you buy!

Still looking...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,669
Posted By dr.strange
Unfortunately they are all gone now.... So,...

Unfortunately they are all gone now....

So, a new round begins:
2007 GSA 6K, about $13K with bags (couple of scratches) and 6h ride to the bike.

2007 GS, in great condition (3K), 12.5K local,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,669
Posted By dr.strange
Cool2 Will do. Good luck, I have been looking for some...

Will do. Good luck, I have been looking for some time now and it ain't easy.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,669
Posted By dr.strange
Cry That would be great, unfortunately all three...

That would be great, unfortunately all three bikes I listed initially are long gone..
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,669
Posted By dr.strange
Thanks for the input!

Thanks for the input!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,669
Posted By dr.strange
Yeah, maybe you are right. Found a 2007 with...

Yeah, maybe you are right.

Found a 2007 with low mileage, and, apart from the ESA (which is absent) it pretty much has all the options I want!

Question: The bike has not been registered for 6...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,669
Posted By dr.strange
Question Another bike

So,
It seems I did not move fast enough, so I pretty much missed on all the bikes I had in mind.

Lesson learned.

However, I still need your advice guys:

2006 R1200GS, ABS/ASC, heated, 22K...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,669
Posted By dr.strange
Agree. I actually like silver and graphite.......

Agree. I actually like silver and graphite.... and black, pretentious or not :).
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,669
Posted By dr.strange
Seriously?

Seriously?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,669
Posted By dr.strange
Wink So, I am pulling the trigger and made an offer...

So, I am pulling the trigger and made an offer for the 2007 with ABS and vario sidebags, with 15K miles, for $10.8K, pending seller's response...

Hope to have a bike soon!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,669
Posted By dr.strange
Thanks for all your comments! It seems the...

Thanks for all your comments!

It seems the 2009 Demo model was an instructors' model for an off-road school so it "may have signs of its foray into the wild"....

In the meantime, I found a 2007...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,669
Posted By dr.strange
Question Well, both are dealer models, so I would suppose...

Well, both are dealer models, so I would suppose they are properly maintained... :D

So, when you say that GS stuff costs much, do you mean that you prefer a warranty?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,669
Posted By dr.strange
So you'd rather have spokes over ESA? I do not...

So you'd rather have spokes over ESA?
I do not expect to be riding like a dirt bike (but I do intend to cross streams and go off-road, such as in desert/tough gravel at times). grpweld above...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,669
Posted By dr.strange
Thanks for the tip! You are right, I omitted the...

Thanks for the tip! You are right, I omitted the price for #3. It's 14K (I updated it now).
We both are in san diego, so maybe, once I get the bike, we can go a bit off-road riding!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,669
Posted By dr.strange
Anybody else?

Is there something wrong with demo vehicles?

Is ESA worth it?

Also, if I buy a bike out of state (CA) I should be able to register it as usual right? What about driving it back to the state?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,669
Posted By dr.strange
Good point. I rode one already (my first GS...

Good point. I rode one already (my first GS ride). Nice...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,669
Posted By dr.strange
Update

Vario I believe...

I updated the initial post to reflect all the info....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,669
Posted By dr.strange
Man, that thought did not even cross my mind....

Man, that thought did not even cross my mind. Great! I can sell my second kidney for that!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,669
Posted By dr.strange
#3

And to complicate things,

there is a 2009 with 9K, 2009 ESA, ABS, panniers, heated, guards, OBC (forgot to mention both previous contenders have OBC), sold by a private party more than 1000 miles...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,669
Posted By dr.strange
Need help choosing between two R1200GS

I finally made up my mind to get a R1200GS. After searching for some time for used bikes in the area, I found out that two local dealerships have two bikes that I like although priced and equipped...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-08-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,350
Posted By dr.strange
I like the analogy... Anyway, I started looking...

I like the analogy... Anyway, I started looking for an R1200GS.... and a nice F650GS twin, if it comes fast enough and at the right price.

From most of your comments, it seems that these bikes are...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-06-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,350
Posted By dr.strange
So I tried three bikes this weekend: F650GS...

So I tried three bikes this weekend:
F650GS (2011)
F800GS (2011)
R1200GS (2009)

DAMN! I will agree with the comments pointing to the different "tuning" of the bikes.
F650GS: So much more...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-03-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,350
Posted By dr.strange
Seems that everybody likes the F800! It seems a...

Seems that everybody likes the F800!
It seems a bit more expensive, at least used. I plan to demo all three bikes this weekend, and see which suits me best.

On my last bike, I had ABS. Would you...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-02-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,350
Posted By dr.strange
To be frank Geoffster, not much off-roading. I...

To be frank Geoffster, not much off-roading. I would like to go to a few off-roar rides, fire lanes, desert, but nothing really hardcore off-roading, at least for now. The bike will also be my daily...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-02-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,350
Posted By dr.strange
Thanks for the replies guys! It seems I am...

Thanks for the replies guys!

It seems I am leaning towards a F650GS twin, which according to your comments makes the most sense at this point (more horsepower, less expensive). I would like not to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-01-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,350
Posted By dr.strange
Advice for a new bike: F650GS/800 or R1200GS

Hello all,

I am sure this has been covered a number of times in the forums, but I am a new member and I would like to hear your updated opinions.

The story so far: I was a happy 2007 F650GS...
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