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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Today, 06:28 PM
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Posted By StuartV
I get home from Mexico tomorrow. Let's talk after...

I get home from Mexico tomorrow. Let's talk after I get back. I may have something to help you out.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-16-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6,419
Views: 319,815
Posted By StuartV
So, in KLR Parlance, everything's great? :evil

So, in KLR Parlance, everything's great? :evil
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-15-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 6,419
Views: 319,815
Posted By StuartV
Damn you, ORexpat, and your pictures of PacNW...

Damn you, ORexpat, and your pictures of PacNW allure! I often have an itch to move back to Bainbridge Island (or somewhere in the area) and you always make that itch almost unbearable!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-11-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6,419
Views: 319,815
Posted By StuartV
Gas at that 7-11 is just about the only perk of...

Gas at that 7-11 is just about the only perk of the fact I work in Marshall....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-10-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6,419
Views: 319,815
Posted By StuartV
I think I will make it. Haven't confirmed with...

I think I will make it. Haven't confirmed with She Who Must Be Obeyed yet.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-05-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6,419
Views: 319,815
Posted By StuartV
I am somewhat dubious than an 800 (of any marque)...

I am somewhat dubious than an 800 (of any marque) is as capable of carrying me and my g/f with a week's worth of gear as my 1200GS is - with remotely close to the same level of comfort. And if you're...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-02-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By StuartV
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-01-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6,419
Views: 319,815
Posted By StuartV
BadWolf Brewing. In Manassas. In the strip mall...

BadWolf Brewing. In Manassas. In the strip mall with Virginia Arms. Across the street from Heritage Brewing.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-01-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6,419
Views: 319,815
Posted By StuartV
Drink a flight for me! I will probably be...

Drink a flight for me! I will probably be somewhere into NC by then....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-25-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,451
Posted By StuartV
I've had my Garmin Zumo 660 for a long time now....

I've had my Garmin Zumo 660 for a long time now. Over 5 years, at least. I also have a 60CSx, a GPS V, and a StreetPilot 2610 (all Garmin).

I have been using Garmin for a long time and have...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-24-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 864
Posted By StuartV
Yeah, I think they are (ignorantly) basing that...

Yeah, I think they are (ignorantly) basing that statement purely on the published weight numbers. Compared to the 1190, they have basically the exact same chassis, with the SA having actually...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-24-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 864
Posted By StuartV
Why not get a 1290 Super Adventure? It's an 1190...

Why not get a 1290 Super Adventure? It's an 1190 with more power, more sophisticated suspension, electronic cruise control, a bigger tank, some crash bars, and some hard factory luggage.

I have...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-24-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6,419
Views: 319,815
Posted By StuartV
Motion to change the name of this thread to...

Motion to change the name of this thread to Northern VA Alky's Thread. :rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-23-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6,419
Views: 319,815
Posted By StuartV
I'm glad you are out and on the mend! Hopefully,...

I'm glad you are out and on the mend! Hopefully, I'll see you at BW in a couple of weeks.
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,586
Posted By StuartV
Yes, the waterproof liner is also windproof. And,...

Yes, the waterproof liner is also windproof. And, now that it's cold, I have switched to my Roadcrafter 1 piece. I don't have overpants to match my MP jacket, so for commuting in the MP gear, I just...
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,586
Posted By StuartV
I've had Gerbings and Widder in the past. Now, a...

I've had Gerbings and Widder in the past. Now, a full setup of Warm 'n Safe.

If my WnS gear were stolen today, I'd buy another complete set today!

Note: WnS is the only company (that I know...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-21-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 932
Views: 124,009
Posted By StuartV
Does KTM make the Touratech bags? If not, then I...

Does KTM make the Touratech bags? If not, then I think that is the flaw in your logic.

Plus, I'm not convinced there is as much margin in the fancy aluminum bags as the plastic/aluminum ones.
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-20-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 932
Views: 124,009
Posted By StuartV
Accessories always cost more if you buy them...

Accessories always cost more if you buy them after the initial purchase.

In other words, you're not paying $1200 for them when they come on the bike.

In other other words, if the bags weren't...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-20-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,764
Posted By StuartV
I have owned neither. I do own an R1200GS and...

I have owned neither. I do own an R1200GS and used to own a KTM 525EXC up until last Spring.

Of those two, I would buy the KTM 990, no question. The KTM has less weight, more power, and is way...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-19-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6,419
Views: 319,815
Posted By StuartV
I would be making a hole somewhere on the left...

I would be making a hole somewhere on the left side, at the waist level.

If you're not a KLR rider, you could even consider taking it to a tailor to have them sew the lining and outer together...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-19-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6,419
Views: 319,815
Posted By StuartV
Mostly I ride my '09 GS, going back and forth...

Mostly I ride my '09 GS, going back and forth between exit 43 and 28 on 66. I work in Marshall. In warmer weather, I wear an all black Motoport mesh jacket with jeans. Lately, an all black 1 pc...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-19-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6,419
Views: 319,815
Posted By StuartV
But why would you want to?!? I just don't...

But why would you want to?!? I just don't understand people who have heated gear and use it as their last resort, when fleeces and long johns aren't warm enough.

When it gets cool enough to want...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5,578
Views: 936,824
Posted By StuartV
Bad, Beemer! Go stand in the corner! :rofl ...

Bad, Beemer! Go stand in the corner! :rofl

Congrats on the new home (for you and the bike)!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 71,034
Posted By StuartV
It sounded to me like Cameron was probably very...

It sounded to me like Cameron was probably very well trained and performing EXACTLY according to his training. In other words, Cameron is a good employee for a bad company.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-15-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 101,565
Posted By StuartV
Lmao!

Lmao!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,523
Posted By StuartV
I'll take the ice free weekend. But, you can keep...

I'll take the ice free weekend. But, you can keep the nice crash... :rofl
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-14-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4,553
Views: 672,941
Posted By StuartV
Dem boys be crazy up in Canukistan!

Dem boys be crazy up in Canukistan!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,523
Posted By StuartV
Thank you, German Engineers

... for designing my bike so that it would show me a snowflake on my dash display this morning. And flash "33F TEMP". Otherwise, I might never have realized it was effing cold on the way to work this...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-13-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4,553
Views: 672,941
Posted By StuartV
That's what makes it an adventure! :-D

That's what makes it an adventure! :-D
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-13-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 101,565
Posted By StuartV
But, he said a true ADV rider. You are talking...

But, he said a true ADV rider. You are talking about people who actually go on adventures on their bikes. He was talking about guys who spend a lot of time on the Internet discussing their bikes and...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-13-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4,553
Views: 672,941
Posted By StuartV
I totally agree with all that - except I don't...

I totally agree with all that - except I don't know why you wait until it gets so cold before you put on heated gear. When it gets cool enough to add a layer under my summer gear, the first layer I...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 26,762
Posted By StuartV
Yes, it was difficult. I was one of only 30...

Yes, it was difficult. I was one of only 30 riders from around the world that BMW chose and flew to Germany to ride the K1200S in the Face the Power marketing campaign they did. There were 4 riders...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 26,762
Posted By StuartV
Yep. Spent several days riding one at the...

Yep. Spent several days riding one at the Nurburgring, back in '04. To most people who are used to riding I-4s with 12000+ RPM redlines, 2500 - 3000 RPMs IS just off idle. And it seems like I...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 26,762
Posted By StuartV
Or spend $125 and install a PD Oiler and just...

Or spend $125 and install a PD Oiler and just refill the reservoir every now and then - even using used motor oil, if so inclined. Install a new chain every 30 - 40K.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-12-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 932
Views: 124,009
Posted By StuartV
:clap:clap:clap:clap ...

:clap:clap:clap:clap

:lurk:1drink:lurk:1drink:lurk:1drink:puke1
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 26,762
Posted By StuartV
Personally, I won't consider any kind of...

Personally, I won't consider any kind of "touring" bike that is less dirt-worthy than my GS. But, having (way) more power and less weight does sound really good. As does a bigger tank and electronic...
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 26,762
Posted By StuartV
I definitely think a lot of folks are making a...

I definitely think a lot of folks are making a lot of assumptions at this point. It will be interesting to see how the details in the engineering pan out in the real world. I don't see any reason why...
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 26,762
Posted By StuartV
That is, well, kinda balderdash. An I4 can be...

That is, well, kinda balderdash. An I4 can be tuned to have all it's torque up high, like, say, a Yamaha R6. But, it can also be turned to have a VERY broad, VERY flat torque curve that starts just...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-10-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6,419
Views: 319,815
Posted By StuartV
yff.

yff.
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 26,762
Posted By StuartV
How do you know the XR won't have the same ergos,...

How do you know the XR won't have the same ergos, tractor-like torque, and cargo carrying ability?

My '09 GS is definitely tractor-like. I know you've got a Wethead coming. The one I rode was...
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