ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 432
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: GS Weaver
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 6,835
Views: 1,556,543
Posted By GS Weaver
Basically cost. I found a crazy deal on a brand...

Basically cost. I found a crazy deal on a brand new leftover '12. The brand new Vstrom's are pretty bad ass, but they are getting expensive now. $8500 is a lot of money to spend on a 650 standard....
Forum: Beasts 06-20-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6,835
Views: 1,556,543
Posted By GS Weaver
That's one reason I went with a Versys. I'm 6'2,...

That's one reason I went with a Versys. I'm 6'2, 290. That pretty much eliminates anything but an adventure tourer style motorcycle. Although I did fit on the ZX-14 rather comfortably :wink:
Forum: Beasts 05-29-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6,835
Views: 1,556,543
Posted By GS Weaver
That's pretty much exactly how I use mine. I...

That's pretty much exactly how I use mine. I think it's a great all around "standard" bike. There are much better streetbikes, much better tourers, much better adventurers, etc. But for the money,...
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,373
Posted By GS Weaver
I didn't give you advice on what to buy, I just...

I didn't give you advice on what to buy, I just said evaluate your needs. I just don't like people who brag about how well off they are. When you started bragging about how much money you waste I...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-24-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By GS Weaver
Damn, thanks man! :clap I will be printing these...

Damn, thanks man! :clap I will be printing these out and following them. I really appreciate it! Florida seems like it has some nice back roads, especially near me in "hilly" Clermont, but they...
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,373
Posted By GS Weaver
After this post I went back and re-read some of...

After this post I went back and re-read some of your replies. You're kind of a dick. If you can afford to waste money don't ask our opinions, especially when you aren't even going to listen to...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,373
Posted By GS Weaver
Remember, ATGATT really boils down to risk vs....

Remember, ATGATT really boils down to risk vs. reward. I commute in Orlando (god help me) traffic everyday. I wouldn't even consider riding in less than a jacket, Hi-Vis vest, full face helmet,...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-23-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By GS Weaver
Clermont to Punta Gorda

Hey guys, I'm new to the sandbox. I transplanted from Jersey two years ago. I sold my GS last year because 1. it's as reliable as the US government and 2. The roads in Florida are, umm, different...
Forum: Beasts 05-14-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 6,835
Views: 1,556,543
Posted By GS Weaver
Only time I run into issues is at the bar, the...

Only time I run into issues is at the bar, the drunk guys always want to prove how tough they are by challenging the big guy. I avoid that scene at all costs.

After owning it for one day, some...
Forum: Beasts 05-13-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6,835
Views: 1,556,543
Posted By GS Weaver
Drove an hour to the dealer yesterday to pick it...

Drove an hour to the dealer yesterday to pick it up, but they lost the keys! No complaints though, they offered free delivery to my house as well as gave me $100 gift card towards a new helmet. ...
Forum: Beasts 05-10-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6,835
Views: 1,556,543
Posted By GS Weaver
I'm picking up my "new" 2012 from the dealer this...

I'm picking up my "new" 2012 from the dealer this Thursday. The only mods I am leaning towards are the Trax top box and rack made by KTMduals on the other board. I will be using it for commuting...
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3,084
Views: 583,170
Posted By GS Weaver
I'm hearing that by a few people. Guess the...

I'm hearing that by a few people. Guess the stock saddle is pretty soft. Thanks for the link!
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3,084
Views: 583,170
Posted By GS Weaver
They had $1000 in dealer fees on the bike. ...

They had $1000 in dealer fees on the bike. :rolleyes
Which still put me out the door, sales tax and everything for around $7K, which is $1k under MSRP alone on a new one.

Another dealer has a...
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3,084
Views: 583,170
Posted By GS Weaver
This is why I love ADV Rider. I looked into the...

This is why I love ADV Rider. I looked into the Versys, seems like that is the perfect bike for what I need. Roomy, with enough power but not so much that it kills economy. I found a brand new...
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3,084
Views: 583,170
Posted By GS Weaver
A few questions, I'm sure some of them were...

A few questions, I'm sure some of them were answered already but it's 169 pages long.

I am seriously considering this bike or an FZ6 for a daily commuter. I am a big dude though, 6'2 300 pounds...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 806
Views: 108,118
Posted By GS Weaver
61,000 on my 2006 1150GSA. Only issue was...

61,000 on my 2006 1150GSA.

Only issue was a final drive at about 51k. :puke1
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,292
Posted By GS Weaver
I bought my 2006 1150GSA new after test riding...

I bought my 2006 1150GSA new after test riding that and the 1200 non - ADV. The 1200GSA wasn't available yet so I had to choose between those two. The standard 1200 was much lighter and "sportier"...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-16-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By GS Weaver
Thank you for the ideas. After reading your post...

Thank you for the ideas. After reading your post and some research, I decided to grab the mad maps for the Carolinas and Smokey Mountians. It seems there are a million good roads in the area, and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-15-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By GS Weaver
Roanoke VA - Orlando FL

Hello everyone. I haven't posted on here in awhile but I need a little help. I'm relocating to Florida from NJ so I gotta get my bike down there, figure I might as well turn it into a 3 day voyage....
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By GS Weaver
Thanks for the info guys. I've always liked...

Thanks for the info guys. I've always liked Olympia stuff, so I'll definitly check them out. I wanted to avoid the tailor just because you never really know if the stitching will hold up after...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2010, 01:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By GS Weaver
Tall/Fat guy gear

I'm 6'2 and 305 pounds and my gear no longer fits at this point. (I compete in strongman competitions) My issue is all my size is in my shoulders/back and legs. I have 62" shoulders and 32"...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-19-2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,241
Posted By GS Weaver
Awesome pictures, those are some of my favorite...

Awesome pictures, those are some of my favorite riding areas. I go up to that area every year. It's crazy how rural NH/ME/VT is near the Canadian border.

True story: I was in Berlin getting a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2009, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1,337
Views: 263,547
Posted By GS Weaver
I like it! Looks alot cleaner. Does the...

I like it! Looks alot cleaner. Does the blackened windscreen cut out alot of your vision? I look over my windscreen, but I think if it were painted black it would annoy me too much. Looks nice...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,337
Views: 263,547
Posted By GS Weaver
That's a bit more accurate. :lol3

That's a bit more accurate. :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2009, 06:15 AM
Replies: 1,337
Views: 263,547
Posted By GS Weaver
Funny you should ask. Well, last June I was on my...

Funny you should ask. Well, last June I was on my way from Lake George, NY to meet up with my brother and friends in New Hampshire. I was making pretty good time so I decided to check out some of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1,337
Views: 263,547
Posted By GS Weaver
I see you are in TX. Going without a car for a...

I see you are in TX. Going without a car for a year or so won't be that big of a deal. I've done it in the winter in NJ, and many others have in harsher conditions then that. Plus that '06 is WAY...
Forum: The Garage 03-06-2009, 01:04 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 62,762
Posted By GS Weaver
I saw a ZX-11 and the lift both topple over at a...

I saw a ZX-11 and the lift both topple over at a shop I worked at. The problem was one of the feet was sitting in a dip in the cement. The owner of the shop knew about the problem but ignored it...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2009, 07:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By GS Weaver
Thanks alot for the offer, but I had to order the...

Thanks alot for the offer, but I had to order the funnel anyway so I just ordered a bunch of plugs. It's too bad you can't order one of each size they have listed, they look pretty useful to have...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2009, 11:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By GS Weaver
Thanks for the info. I suppose I will tackle...

Thanks for the info. I suppose I will tackle this myself, since I lost a good amount of fluid and would not want to ride it like that.

This all started when I decided I was going to have a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2009, 10:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By GS Weaver
I was really afraid you were going to say...

I was really afraid you were going to say that.....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2009, 03:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By GS Weaver
Brake Question

I have a 2006 R1150GS that I had to remove one of the front calipers on. Does anyone know if the brake fluid I lost while doing so will only effect the front brake lines, or if I have to top off the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-18-2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 27,956
Views: 2,331,653
Posted By GS Weaver
Can you guys please get the tags out of my...

Can you guys please get the tags out of my backyard until I get my wheel back? Please? It's killing me!! :lol3
Forum: Vendors 02-16-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3,141
Views: 558,054
Posted By GS Weaver
Hi Woody, I just shipped my GS wheel to you...

Hi Woody,

I just shipped my GS wheel to you guys today, but I have a few questions about my 1996 Suzuki RMX250 wheels.

I am looking to have them rebuilt with new spokes and black excel...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-16-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 27,956
Views: 2,331,653
Posted By GS Weaver
FRICK! This is literally 5 minutes from my...

FRICK! This is literally 5 minutes from my house....sadly, I just shipped out my front wheel to Woody's today to get straightened! Would you accept a picture with a Honda Pilot instead?? :D
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2009, 12:38 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 103,210
Posted By GS Weaver
Bump for a great thread! And also, does...

Bump for a great thread!

And also, does anyone have any info on shipping a bike to Iceland from the US? I'm believe Icelandair will fly your bike in the same plane as you..can anyone confirm...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-09-2008, 11:35 PM
Replies: 27,956
Views: 2,331,653
Posted By GS Weaver
Nice, I grew up in that town! I wanna go grab...

Nice, I grew up in that town! I wanna go grab this one right now!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-08-2008, 06:51 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 13,207
Posted By GS Weaver
I am actually off of work that day, so I think I...

I am actually off of work that day, so I think I can be pursuaded :nod
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-27-2008, 08:21 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,125
Posted By GS Weaver
I agree 100%. I commuted and rode many winters,...

I agree 100%. I commuted and rode many winters, including back in 2005 when I went the entire winter without a car. Quick story: I was cruising home after work on I-287 at about 70 and it was...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-27-2008, 08:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 714
Posted By GS Weaver
Can any rider can possess the tags of multiple...

Can any rider can possess the tags of multiple games at any one time?


:scratch
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2008, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 814
Posted By GS Weaver
I found that the covers block a lot of light off...

I found that the covers block a lot of light off to the sides of the bike, right about where the deer hang out.
Showing results 1 to 40 of 432

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 04:37 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014