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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-13-2015, 02:14 PM
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Posted By geno_rocket
Wait! You're not supposed to use the bike in...

Wait! You're not supposed to use the bike in that fashion. Where's the dirt, the mud, the rocks? :evil

Nice work and it sure shows what the bike can do in the hands of a capable rider.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-13-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9,496
Views: 2,252,029
Posted By geno_rocket
About as simple, good looking and ready for...

About as simple, good looking and ready for action as they come. :clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-19-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 28,115
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Posted By geno_rocket
my +1 to this discussion. The S10 is a great...

my +1 to this discussion. The S10 is a great road bike with near zero limitations when the road turns into dirt or gravel. No complaints. It is a universal bike, which is why big dual sports are...
Forum: Vendors 09-19-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 17,544
Posted By geno_rocket
My experience is that buffeting is more a...

My experience is that buffeting is more a function of the airflow over the bike's windscreen, the rider's helmet position above/behind the windscreen and to a lesser degree, the helmet. The air...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-17-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 28,115
Views: 5,636,427
Posted By geno_rocket
+1

+1
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-17-2014, 02:27 PM
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Posted By geno_rocket
easy to spot you on the road. nice:clap

easy to spot you on the road. nice:clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-11-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 28,115
Views: 5,636,427
Posted By geno_rocket
Boy that is the truth! I stopped at a gas...

Boy that is the truth! I stopped at a gas station once and asked how far away Little Big Horn Monument was. The attendant said something like "just a little ways over that direction". Four hours...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-11-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 28,115
Views: 5,636,427
Posted By geno_rocket
Yep, my rural dealer was only 50 miles away. I...

Yep, my rural dealer was only 50 miles away. I like to ride, but not 400 miles just to save a few $$$. Loving the bike so far. :clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-11-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 28,115
Views: 5,636,427
Posted By geno_rocket
That was my experience. picked up a 12 at a...

That was my experience. picked up a 12 at a small town dealer while all the big metro guys were sold out of 12 and 13.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-07-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 28,115
Views: 5,636,427
Posted By geno_rocket
I've heard something about that race... also...

I've heard something about that race... also heard something about some soccer tournament going on in Brazil. :evil

Ignore all the drugging and the Tour is an amazing athletic feat. 21 days...
Forum: Vendors 07-03-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 17,544
Posted By geno_rocket
I can not compare to the Shoei GT-Air. The AGV...

I can not compare to the Shoei GT-Air. The AGV is very quiet, primarily because of the liner and chin screen. There are not any large ear cut outs, so I suspect that helps with the noise. I do...
Forum: Vendors 07-01-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 17,544
Posted By geno_rocket
I have had one for the past two years and it is...

I have had one for the past two years and it is for sure a long oval shape, narrower than the Shoei I had previously. Having not had a Arai, it is hard to judge specifically. Good luck, as this is...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-26-2014, 06:23 PM
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Views: 2,252,029
Posted By geno_rocket
I am about to be one.

I am about to be one.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-26-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9,496
Views: 2,252,029
Posted By geno_rocket
Me, I am going with the Super Tenere. Can't...

Me, I am going with the Super Tenere. Can't wait for my first ride in a couple of days.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-23-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 28,115
Views: 5,636,427
Posted By geno_rocket
Agree on both counts. Mountain biking skills are...

Agree on both counts. Mountain biking skills are a transferable skill, plus the bikes are so much easier to pick up. :rofl
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-23-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 28,115
Views: 5,636,427
Posted By geno_rocket
My two cents on the whole thing.... The BMW...

My two cents on the whole thing.... The BMW school is worth its weight in gold. I did the one in SC a few years ago and learned so much that was immediately transferable. Great thing is, while the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-22-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 28,115
Views: 5,636,427
Posted By geno_rocket
Yamaha has been doing those for a while. Very...

Yamaha has been doing those for a while. Very cool, I have an original R1 stashed away somewhere. Need to go back and look and see what they have done lately.
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 22,415
Posted By geno_rocket
What were the mods you did to the suspension to...

What were the mods you did to the suspension to get it right? I about your size and thinking of buying one and if I did the first stop would be my local shop for the suspension set up - which seems...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,600
Posted By geno_rocket
Thanks for the thread... good advice and a viable...

Thanks for the thread... good advice and a viable alternative for my next bike. I was trolling and ability to pick up a low mile bike for not a lot of $$$$ is amazing.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 06-06-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6,724
Views: 1,416,628
Posted By geno_rocket
Never ridden on of those, but I know my old...

Never ridden on of those, but I know my old K1100RS was downright painful on a hot day. It was a sterilization machine "ouch!"
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 06-06-2014, 07:35 AM
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Posted By geno_rocket
I am coming off a BMW GS, so the farkling (or...

I am coming off a BMW GS, so the farkling (or limited amount of available accessories) may be a good thing financially. :evil Do you notice the low speed issues or is it just the magazine...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 06-06-2014, 06:15 AM
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Views: 1,416,628
Posted By geno_rocket
2013 or earlier Model

Starting a casual search for my next bike and this is near the top of the list. I would like your thoughts on whether the changes to the 2013 models are worth the price in comparison to a used...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,724
Posted By geno_rocket
I got my stylish black and blue versions from...

I got my stylish black and blue versions from Sears for the same price. I agree, they work brilliantly with no complaints so far. Cheap is good, more money for gas and accessories.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8,228
Views: 4,313,401
Posted By geno_rocket
New to me white 2009 at Norfolk Dam, Arkansas......

New to me white 2009 at Norfolk Dam, Arkansas... Love it!


http://www.flickr.com/photos/19181510@N06/7647917224/in/photostream
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2,926
Views: 1,263,235
Posted By geno_rocket
That is a very, very clean ride. :clap

That is a very, very clean ride. :clap
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-27-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8,646
Views: 834,139
Posted By geno_rocket
If I remember correctly this is the trip you were...

If I remember correctly this is the trip you were planning with the signficant other. Enjoy it and ride safe.

I just spent a week riding in Arkansas and Missouri as part of the GS Giants. Good...
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2,926
Views: 1,263,235
Posted By geno_rocket
That is a flashback to the 1980's. Mullet anyone?

That is a flashback to the 1980's. Mullet anyone?
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1,537
Views: 342,157
Posted By geno_rocket
The sidebar to your purchase story was that my...

The sidebar to your purchase story was that my neighbor was thinking about buying it but his wife wanted to meet Sandra Bullock as part of the deal. Honz made one or two calls to try and make that...
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1,537
Views: 342,157
Posted By geno_rocket
You came all the way to Gateway BMW in St. Louis...

You came all the way to Gateway BMW in St. Louis a few years ago to buy it and take it back to SoCal?
Forum: Regional forums 07-22-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 29,937
Posted By geno_rocket
Congrats to ajayhawkfan, he earned his reward. ...

Congrats to ajayhawkfan, he earned his reward. Thanks to all who made the event a reality; it was a great week.
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2,926
Views: 1,263,235
Posted By geno_rocket
So does the pilot. I can't imagine balancing...

So does the pilot. I can't imagine balancing with that weight hanging and moving around on the back
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2,926
Views: 1,263,235
Posted By geno_rocket
We did stray a bit, but consider it a K wrapped...

We did stray a bit, but consider it a K wrapped in a Mini body. The ultimate sidecar experience. Madisonreid, you can have as much summer from down here as you would like. 105 today and the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2,926
Views: 1,263,235
Posted By geno_rocket
Wow, that is cool. How much machine work is...

Wow, that is cool. How much machine work is required? Not that I am going to try, but would love to understand.
Forum: Regional forums 06-30-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 29,937
Posted By geno_rocket
Will there be GPS files of the routes available? ...

Will there be GPS files of the routes available? Or is this a chance to use our ole timey map reading skills. :clap
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-17-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 33,217
Posted By geno_rocket
Been there, done that....

Been there, done that....
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-15-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8,646
Views: 834,139
Posted By geno_rocket
++ on Council Bluffs. My wife and I have been...

++ on Council Bluffs. My wife and I have been there in the summer when we had the entire beach area to ourselves. It also has an excellent 12 mile mountain bike trail around the lake. Yeah, I...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-13-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8,646
Views: 834,139
Posted By geno_rocket
Ditto for this route as the "fastest" with the...

Ditto for this route as the "fastest" with the least amount of traffic through the city. You'll be going against the major traffic flow except when you rejoin I-64 at west from I-270 south.

At...
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 37,469
Posted By geno_rocket
Keep it up. We live vicariously through your...

Keep it up. We live vicariously through your journey!:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,521
Posted By geno_rocket
My turn.... having owned a 1150GS, a 800GS, a K...

My turn.... having owned a 1150GS, a 800GS, a K bike, a couple of Japanese 4 cylinders and now a 1200GS.

The 800GS was the smoothest of the two cylinders. A combination of the layout,...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-28-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 33,217
Posted By geno_rocket
Those of us on the west side of the river need a...

Those of us on the west side of the river need a little hint to help us out... this one has me stumped.
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