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Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By tlwood99
FWIW, I have a GS that came with ESA. I...

FWIW, I have a GS that came with ESA. I anguished over replacing the stock suspension with the Ohlins Mechatronic TTX vs your good old basic Ohlins TTX turn the nob yourself set up. I went with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By tlwood99
Well I got this one:y0! Particularly if you...

Well I got this one:y0!

Particularly if you are thinking about parting with that kind of money you need to call Ohlins USA directly. They have a couple of guys in technical support who know their...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,652
Posted By tlwood99
And I hope that always works well for you. It did...

And I hope that always works well for you. It did for me right up until the day i broke 15 bones and punctured my right lung.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,652
Posted By tlwood99
Let me start by apologizing for my tone in my...

Let me start by apologizing for my tone in my earlier e-mail. I could have been a bit more 'judicious' in how I phased things and for that I am sorry.

Having said that, I think MSC is a big...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,652
Posted By tlwood99
^^Exactly. KTM can do it on a $15k bike, but you...

^^Exactly. KTM can do it on a $15k bike, but you BMW fan boys think it would be too expensive, too unnecessary, too gadgety and for whatever innane reason you can think of is therefore not worth...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,911
Posted By tlwood99
At night?? Just joking. That is seriously...

At night??

Just joking. That is seriously impressive. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,911
Posted By tlwood99
I am not sure I am either understanding your...

I am not sure I am either understanding your comment or reading your chart correctly. Are you saying that with two of your DX1 lights I can walk off 695' (well over two football fields!) and I will...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 16,670
Posted By tlwood99
Saying the bike doesn't need a steering damper...

Saying the bike doesn't need a steering damper because you haven't experienced a problem is like saying you don't need property insurance because your house has never burned down.

The London...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,373
Posted By tlwood99
I too am in the market for more light. Good...

I too am in the market for more light. Good thread and I thought the point made above was a really good one. Checking the Rigid website, I find that they discontinued HID lighting, and are now just...
Forum: Face plant 05-23-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,836
Posted By tlwood99
Thanks for all of your kind comments, well wishes...

Thanks for all of your kind comments, well wishes and insight. I very much appreciate them.

For those interested as of now I am ten weeks post-injury, seven weeks post surgery. All the bones...
Forum: Face plant 04-26-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,836
Posted By tlwood99
I am definitely seriously upping the gear I wear,...

I am definitely seriously upping the gear I wear, although in Texas, that will likely affect how much I ride because of the heat.

I have thought about airbag vests as part of that equation and...
Forum: Face plant 04-25-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,836
Posted By tlwood99
Thanks for all the well wishes, shared experience...

Thanks for all the well wishes, shared experience and insight. As I said I have a few months before I can ride so I have some time to think about what I am going to do. I have heard from a lot of...
Forum: Face plant 04-24-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,836
Posted By tlwood99
Big Price for a Little Inattention

About 5 weeks ago I was riding with a buddy on an oil lease in North Texas. We had been on some boring, flat gravel roads. One road turned on to another and so on, all in a kind of grid pattern. I...
Forum: Face plant 04-07-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,300
Posted By tlwood99
I don't really know what to say about the...

I don't really know what to say about the accident other than I am sorry for your friend's loss and for the obvious suffering of all involved.

In answer to your question, I think you would be...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By tlwood99
+1. I replaced front and back with non-ESA...

+1. I replaced front and back with non-ESA Ohlins on an 09 GS. No issues.
Forum: Vendors 02-19-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 38,386
Posted By tlwood99
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Vendors 02-19-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 23,095
Posted By tlwood99
I don't see how. I would say "adds weekness." ...

I don't see how. I would say "adds weekness."

You take a very geometric design with rolled seamless corners that an elephant can stand on (remember that one?) and you cut it up, replacing the...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,830
Posted By tlwood99
Nice review of a company just a few miles away. I...

Nice review of a company just a few miles away. I will definitely check them out and appreciate the good info.

But this:



Why that's just being Texan. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,824
Posted By tlwood99
This is funny. I was in exactly your situation. I...

This is funny. I was in exactly your situation. I had an '09 GS, equipped with ESA, and I ride 99.5% of the time solo (ok, more like 99.6%). My only real variable was + or - 60 lbs of gear. I ride...
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,062
Posted By tlwood99
Can you post a larger pic so that we can see what...

Can you post a larger pic so that we can see what you did?

Thanks!
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,062
Posted By tlwood99
+1! :freaky

+1! :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,495
Posted By tlwood99
Now you did it. That lowering bar has driven me...

Now you did it. That lowering bar has driven me mad but I didn't think there was anything I could do about it. Now I got to find a centerstand....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,495
Posted By tlwood99
Thanks Marty, I am thinking about buying it, but...

Thanks Marty, I am thinking about buying it, but right now I have two conflicting opinions as to whether it will or will not conflict with my standard GS centerstand. :huh

Thanks Beach, I have...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,495
Posted By tlwood99
R1200GSA sidestand fit on a GS?

Two questions:

Will a GSA sidestand fit on a GS without interfering with the GS centerstand when both are in the up position?

Will the GSA sidestand set the bike up more vertically than...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-24-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4,538
Views: 190,940
Posted By tlwood99
Well enough of you guys have it that hopefully I...

Well enough of you guys have it that hopefully I am not spoiling anything by giving you a route to make the grab a little more fun. For those of you who live near US75, it makes a nice route when you...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-24-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4,538
Views: 190,940
Posted By tlwood99
When I posted this I thought it would be an easy...

When I posted this I thought it would be an easy catch for someone. Its on a pretty well known route--or so I thought. :hmmmmm:twitch

Anyway tomorrow is suppose to be a pretty nice day for...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-23-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4,538
Views: 190,940
Posted By tlwood99
All right, all right. I am feeling bad for you...

All right, all right. I am feeling bad for you guys.


If I told you that there were two bridges leading to the restaurant would that give you New Hope?

:pope
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-23-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4,538
Views: 190,940
Posted By tlwood99
:kat

:kat
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,392
Posted By tlwood99
I think you are making a mistake not at least...

I think you are making a mistake not at least considering the Rallye 3. It doesn't comply with your requirements that it have no waterproof liners, but the idea of liners is to maintain the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-22-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4,538
Views: 190,940
Posted By tlwood99
Here you go--NEW TAG: ...

Here you go--NEW TAG:

http://i1206.photobucket.com/albums/bb445/tlwood99/Tag-o-rama006.jpg

This little catfish place is located at a turn along a pretty good little route which is not too far...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-22-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4,538
Views: 190,940
Posted By tlwood99
Boy you guys are restless. :eek1 All right,...

Boy you guys are restless. :eek1

All right, incoming...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-22-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4,538
Views: 190,940
Posted By tlwood99
I was checking to see if you had any good photos...

I was checking to see if you had any good photos of that new pig of yours, and found that you had planted your flag about 2 miles from my house! It took me longer to load the photo that it did to get...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-21-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4,538
Views: 190,940
Posted By tlwood99
So there's a new sheriff in town: ...

So there's a new sheriff in town:

http://i1206.photobucket.com/albums/bb445/tlwood99/IMG_0439.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,561
Posted By tlwood99
I have a GS, voted GS, and am pretty sure I would...

I have a GS, voted GS, and am pretty sure I would buy a GS if I did it all over again, or when it comes time to replace. But when I think about it I never see a clear decision.

When in West...
Forum: Vendors 01-13-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,029
Posted By tlwood99
Bike, gear, guide, photographer and cook! Hell...

Bike, gear, guide, photographer and cook! Hell of an idea and a heck of a value! Best of luck with this new venture!

Tom W.
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,557
Posted By tlwood99
You will definitely like them. Congrats!:freaky

You will definitely like them. Congrats!:freaky
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,557
Posted By tlwood99
I have the TT DrySpec D38, coupled with the D28...

I have the TT DrySpec D38, coupled with the D28 sold as a set:


http://www.twistedthrottle.com/twisted-throttle-dryspectm-d66-waterproof-motorcycle-dry-bag-modular-packing-system

The D38...
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 949
Posted By tlwood99
Agreed! ...

Agreed!

http://www.prochan.com/view?p=003_1354378428
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,641
Posted By tlwood99
^^^ Nothing to add on the...

^^^

Nothing to add on the 'which-bike-to-get' question although my .02 is that the regular GS is a mighty fine bike.

I would imagine you are wanting to get back home, but if you can stand...
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,025
Posted By tlwood99
Finn, I have enjoyed reading many of your posts...

Finn, I have enjoyed reading many of your posts in the past. We share the same passion for riding and the same taste in bikes. I love your photography, and learned alot from you about how to work up...
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