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Forum: Vendors 02-23-2003, 10:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,369
Posted By Myles Whitfield
yeah, i actually found a picture of ME once in an...

yeah, i actually found a picture of ME once in an ex-girlfriends cat box....she said the cat "missed me"...i told her it was the story of my life, "getting shit on by pussy."
Forum: Vendors 02-22-2003, 08:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,369
Posted By Myles Whitfield
anyone know where i can get some BMWRT.COM...

anyone know where i can get some BMWRT.COM stickers? I just remodeled my bathroom, and the new toilet didn't come WITH one...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2003, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,005
Posted By Myles Whitfield
I like 'em, my mechanic likes 'em....what's not...

I like 'em, my mechanic likes 'em....what's not to like?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2003, 05:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,838
Posted By Myles Whitfield
I burned through 3 pairs of those Collett Micro...

I burned through 3 pairs of those Collett Micro Blasters in about 6 months--they're overpriced junk.
The wiring is too brittle for daily use.
Instead I went to Best Buy and picked up some Bose over...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2003, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,119
Posted By Myles Whitfield
I replaced the stock 'screen with a Givi on my...

I replaced the stock 'screen with a Givi on my wife's 2001 F650GSA, initially she thought it helpful, but on retrospect realized the difference was minimal.
I put a Givi on my 1150, and think it is...
Forum: Equipment 12-30-2002, 06:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,176
Posted By Myles Whitfield
gotta go with the ps2...more titles than xbox,...

gotta go with the ps2...more titles than xbox, and if you're inclined ps1 games also work on the ps2--world's scariest police chases is a fun ps1 game that runs on the ps2

i've been through medal...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2002, 11:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,102
Posted By Myles Whitfield
This may be way too simple, but... If you...

This may be way too simple, but...

If you are using the abbreviation "GSA" to refer to your R1150 GSA/Adventure then that may be part of the problem.

See, GSA refers to a GS model with ABS....
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2002, 11:25 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,558
Posted By Myles Whitfield
Chopperman, With all due respect...The...

Chopperman,

With all due respect...The adamant profession of ignorance becomes, after a while, quite boring. You made you opinion clear about a dozen posts ago...
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2002, 01:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,558
Posted By Myles Whitfield
e don't cotton much to being "targeted" down here...

e don't cotton much to being "targeted" down here in Arizona...makes us tend to begin exercising our second ammendment guaranteed rights...:evil :shoot
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2002, 11:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,558
Posted By Myles Whitfield
Headlight Modulator? Damn good idea! On my...

Headlight Modulator?

Damn good idea! On my GS I have not one, but two headlight modulators. I have the light sensor for the high beam modulator mounted near my Hella lights so I can even modulate...
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2002, 01:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,247
Posted By Myles Whitfield
Bike: GS--does everything the RT does, and in the...

Bike: GS--does everything the RT does, and in the dirt/mud/snow

Accessory: Hella Lights-half the price of PIAA's, universally available replacement bulbs, superior construction etc etc..

Gear:...
Forum: Regional Forums 11-15-2002, 07:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,376
Posted By Myles Whitfield
Almost forgot.... Local BMW Riders do an...

Almost forgot....

Local BMW Riders do an annual ride to Windy Point (about halfway up Mt. Lemmon) on January 1...

Generally we just stand around and bullshit for a half hour or so, take a...
Forum: Regional Forums 11-11-2002, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,376
Posted By Myles Whitfield
The Mt. Lemmon Control Road (the dirt on the...

The Mt. Lemmon Control Road (the dirt on the backside) is currently closed.

Route 191, formerly Rt. 666 "the Devils Highway" is sorta like the Blue Ridge Parkway, but meaner, greener, and more...
Forum: Regional Forums 11-06-2002, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 994
Posted By Myles Whitfield
Help with Mexican Insurance

The local agency that I've formerly used with much success no longer offers full coverage on motorcycles (Sanborn's.)

Does anyone else have an agency they like? This is for all of Mexico...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2002, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By Myles Whitfield
Without coming off as some sort of smart assed...

Without coming off as some sort of smart assed IBMWR, or BMWRT weenie--did you try a search of this forum? Somewhere in here, about 8-9 months ago I posted a front view of my GS, but since I'm at...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2002, 12:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,501
Posted By Myles Whitfield
1150 GS...ABS mandatory in my opinion.. I...

1150 GS...ABS mandatory in my opinion..

I use a headlight modulator (actually one on each light for when the cataract cruisers really piss me off), Hella FF300 driving lights, taillight...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2002, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 887
Posted By Myles Whitfield
I put the FF300 on my GS-mounting them under the...

I put the FF300 on my GS-mounting them under the beak on the Aeroflow brand Driving Light Brackets...I replaced some Piaa 1000x Platinums.

I've been very satisfied with these lights. I agree that...
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2002, 10:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,439
Posted By Myles Whitfield
Arizona is sort of an anomaly, folks....Unless...

Arizona is sort of an anomaly, folks....Unless you live in Phoenix we really don't get an awful lot of humidity here. Therefore, riding unprotected is like sitting in front of a blast furnace.
...
Forum: Road Warriors 08-22-2002, 06:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,787
Posted By Myles Whitfield
Second, and call for the question....

Second, and call for the question....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2002, 05:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,662
Posted By Myles Whitfield
So, Chadster... Whaddya' wearin on yer melon...

So, Chadster...

Whaddya' wearin on yer melon now? Go back to the full face, or what?

Enjoyed the web page immensely, and your reasoning for choosing the GS as a replacemant for the bobsled (RT)...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2002, 12:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,609
Posted By Myles Whitfield
Question Survival Gear: Helmet Replacement Interval

Just curious....

How often do you replace an otherwise not significantly damaged motorcycle helmet?

Does anyone know of a study or studies that make recommendations?

FWIW, I tend to replace...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2002, 12:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,662
Posted By Myles Whitfield
whaddya' mean by "too much?" the local...

whaddya' mean by "too much?"

the local Tucson dealer-Iron Horse Motorcycles sells them for $399 plus tax, with no discount, FWIW.
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2002, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,134
Posted By Myles Whitfield
I have the Valentine V1 mounted to the side of my...

I have the Valentine V1 mounted to the side of my headlight cluster in a custom fabricated box, and it works quite well. In fact, it has dutifully reported each and every time that the Tucson City PD...
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2002, 10:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,134
Posted By Myles Whitfield
Question Speed Survival: Blinder M10?

www.blinder.net

Anyone even HEARD of one of these things? A friend who is a local Supra enthusiast claims they are all they say they are, but has yet to buy one.

I have an e-mail in to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2002, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,198
Posted By Myles Whitfield
I have mine on an Autoswitch...Activate the High...

I have mine on an Autoswitch...Activate the High Beam for about a second or so and they come on....hit it again and they turn off....I use the Hella FF300 driving lights for daytime conspicuity, AND...
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2002, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,376
Posted By Myles Whitfield
Pissed PIAA 1000x Manifesto

On the subject of your PIAA 1000X platinum lights, dood....

In the Equipment Forum there's a post that may be helpful, also in GSpot, but I'll paraphrase.

I ran PIAA 1000X Platinum lights for...
Forum: Regional Forums 05-23-2002, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,259
Posted By Myles Whitfield
"Arizona-Hell's Waiting Room." Goddamn...

"Arizona-Hell's Waiting Room."

Goddamn Jinxster! That is funny! Mind if I use it?
:rofl :rofl

BTW- You are absolutely correct. We ARE all assholes down here, and we are way too slow to figure...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2002, 05:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,806
Posted By Myles Whitfield
Well, we're just gonna' have to agree to disagree...

Well, we're just gonna' have to agree to disagree on this one:):

I could go into a lengthy neuroanatomy lesson about visual fields, and how the brain processes signals in various situations but...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2002, 05:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,806
Posted By Myles Whitfield
Neuroscientists use the term "working memory" for...

Neuroscientists use the term "working memory" for the capacity of attention that holds in mind the facts essential for completing a given task-for example driving a vehicle in a non-emergency or...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2002, 04:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,100
Posted By Myles Whitfield
Is the Stop-N-Go still available? Last I heard...

Is the Stop-N-Go still available? Last I heard they'd shut down production.

I want one.
Forum: Regional Forums 05-20-2002, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,259
Posted By Myles Whitfield
Dood! Scottsdale in AUGUST! You've got to be...

Dood!
Scottsdale in AUGUST! You've got to be kidding me.
Tip-if it looks like a ghost town it's because all the natives have gone to San Diego for the month.
I agree 100% on any route that keeps...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2002, 04:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,806
Posted By Myles Whitfield
too much reflective tape??? no way! more...

too much reflective tape??? no way!

more more more....I wish I had MORE relective surfaces to slap more on!!

no way some ditzy soccer mom in her Suburban chatting away on the phone, some...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2002, 05:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,806
Posted By Myles Whitfield
I put the pre-cut scotchlite on the back of my GS...

I put the pre-cut scotchlite on the back of my GS before I discovered SOLAS...the wife got SOLAS on her bags, and boy is there a difference!

Go with the SOLAS tape-check Aerostitch, or your local...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2002, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,416
Posted By Myles Whitfield
The bars are by Hepco+Becker-I just got the...

The bars are by Hepco+Becker-I just got the engine guards, they do have another piece that you can order that comes up and wraps the beak and lights...

The reflective tape is SOLAS courtesy of...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2002, 11:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 868
Posted By Myles Whitfield
I guess the PIAA 1000, 1100, and 1200 are what...

I guess the PIAA 1000, 1100, and 1200 are what they call "dichroic" lights-sort of a blend between a pencil and wide beam.

Both of my K bikes had 1200's mounted on the fairing just in front of...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2002, 11:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,416
Posted By Myles Whitfield
roughly 1000 words...

roughly 1000 words...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2002, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,416
Posted By Myles Whitfield
Hella FF300 on Aeroflow DLB

Well, I finally got fed up and replaced the PIAA 1000x lights with the Hella FF300 driving lights.

The PIAA suffers from a significant design flaw-the metal frame that holds the bulb and reflector...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-05-2002, 10:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,036
Posted By Myles Whitfield
I'd be willing to bet....'cuz down here in AZ we...

I'd be willing to bet....'cuz down here in AZ we got not only trees aplenty, but lots and lots of mexican food...those chaps used to have an ass once upon a time...

OKAY ENOUGH! No more AZ...
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2002, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,249
Posted By Myles Whitfield
PIAA 1000x platinum my ass

Well, humblest of apologies to all of you who warned me that PIAA lights were junk.....mea fuckin' culpa

My 8 month old PIAA 1000x Platinum series lights went kaput Wednesday Night-with emphasis...
Forum: Road Warriors 01-21-2002, 10:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,203
Posted By Myles Whitfield
Somehow BMWNA sold Jeff Dean one of the early...

Somehow BMWNA sold Jeff Dean one of the early R1100RT-P motorcycles-complete w/ siren.
I was standing around at Iron Horse in Tucson one day and he came into the parking lot and blew the siren as a...
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