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Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,028
Posted By Hoop71
Within an hour of picking up Vy, we had spotted...

Within an hour of picking up Vy, we had spotted our first bear. I had told people that I'd be happy with the entire trip as long as I got to see one bear (relatively) up close. Took care of that...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2,516
Views: 425,243
Posted By Hoop71
Nice!! Now a couple months of tortuous waiting!

Nice!! Now a couple months of tortuous waiting!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4,405
Views: 665,895
Posted By Hoop71
Took it offroad for the first time!! Just a...

Took it offroad for the first time!!

Just a simple FSR but you have to start somewhere!!

http://i1175.photobucket.com/albums/r636/DHooper71/Squamish2_zpsce81deb6.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 156,663
Posted By Hoop71
A few shots from my short ride today!

http://i1175.photobucket.com/albums/r636/DHooper71/Squamish2_zpsce81deb6.jpg (http://s1175.photobucket.com/user/DHooper71/media/Squamish2_zpsce81deb6.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Canada 06-27-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 860
Posted By Hoop71
Nothing to worry about!! Enjoy the scenery!! Just...

Nothing to worry about!! Enjoy the scenery!! Just remember the speed limit is 100 KM/H not MPH, that , the police do not like:D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-25-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 9,841
Views: 3,101,854
Posted By Hoop71
Just picked up my new GSA

http://i1175.photobucket.com/albums/r636/DHooper71/GSA2_zps6f4c3029.jpg (http://s1175.photobucket.com/user/DHooper71/media/GSA2_zps6f4c3029.jpg.html)

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Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 156,663
Posted By Hoop71
Finally picked it up!!!

Only had short ride from dealer but LOVE it!!

Unfortunately my plans do not allow me to ride for the next few days as I'm out of town but there is plenty of time to put some miles on her!!

...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4,405
Views: 665,895
Posted By Hoop71
I'm sure all of your stuff is in the tank bag and...

I'm sure all of your stuff is in the tank bag and everything else belongs to the wife? :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 785
Views: 156,663
Posted By Hoop71
Well the time has finally come!! After what...

Well the time has finally come!!

After what seems like an eternity, I will be able to contribute an actual picture to this thread as my bike will be ready to pick up at 1600:clap

CAN'T WAIT!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 871
Posted By Hoop71
Hopefully picking up my GSA today:clap I...

Hopefully picking up my GSA today:clap

I could only haggle a 10% discount on accessories as well.

Bought the cases and GPS so it still worked out to about $300 off so better than nothing I...
Forum: Road warriors 06-15-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 142,635
Posted By Hoop71
Take it easy...I'm pretty sure he meant the guy...

Take it easy...I'm pretty sure he meant the guy who posted about the Kawasaki.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 785
Views: 156,663
Posted By Hoop71
Great choice. I ordered one just like yours and...

Great choice. I ordered one just like yours and hopefully get to pick it up Tuesday:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 156,663
Posted By Hoop71
Not from what I have read as demand is still...

Not from what I have read as demand is still high.

Most discounts come in the form of accessories.

My bike (picking up Tuesday) was full MSRP but got a discount on bags & GPS.
Forum: Road warriors 06-14-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 142,635
Posted By Hoop71
I think what he means is that he will ride the...

I think what he means is that he will ride the K16 loaner (ie no payments) over the summer while his RT has the DO NOT RIDE recall (which is one option offered by BMW) and when the RT gets fixed the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 785
Views: 156,663
Posted By Hoop71
Damn all of you!!!! Was suppose to P/U bike...

Damn all of you!!!!

Was suppose to P/U bike today but dealer called and said it won't be in till Tuesday now:cry

The only saving grace is that I work this Sat/Sun/Mon anyways so could not have...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 785
Views: 156,663
Posted By Hoop71
I've heard good things about them. Enjoy the ride!

I've heard good things about them. Enjoy the ride!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,313
Posted By Hoop71
Do you have any pics of your seat Mike? ...

Do you have any pics of your seat Mike?

Post up if you can as I am trying to decide on this seat as well.

Cheers,
Dan
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 785
Views: 156,663
Posted By Hoop71
Hey Scottishman, I noticed you are from N Van. ...

Hey Scottishman, I noticed you are from N Van.

I pick up mine on Friday/Saturday as well. Did you get yours from Pacific or Vancouver BMW?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 156,663
Posted By Hoop71
Cry Nice! Enjoy the bike! Went to my dealer...

Nice! Enjoy the bike!

Went to my dealer today to check the status of my bike which I was told would be arriving June 7th!

Unfortunately I misunderstood and the bike is due to arrive June 7th in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-04-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,066
Posted By Hoop71
Good on ya! Hwy 20 is a fantastic ride! ...

Good on ya! Hwy 20 is a fantastic ride!

Hopefully the memories are more pleasant now.




Could have left the terrorist comment out. Not here, not cool.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 156,663
Posted By Hoop71
Hopefully pick up my White GSA this weekend:clap ...

Hopefully pick up my White GSA this weekend:clap

I have a question regarding the side racks that come with the bike. I see pics on here of bikes with the racks taken off and only the top case rack...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,994
Posted By Hoop71
You got the special "flux capacitor" model and...

You got the special "flux capacitor" model and not the GSW? Well you should have been more specific then, I retract my original question:D
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,994
Posted By Hoop71
Excellent stuff!! Just a quick math question...

Excellent stuff!!

Just a quick math question for you, how did you go from day 45 posted on the 23rd of May to day 59 posted on the 31st of May? :evil:evil:evil
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,272
Posted By Hoop71
Video proof please!!! White FTW!!

Video proof please!!!
White FTW!!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2,516
Views: 425,243
Posted By Hoop71
Mine arrives next week as well! June 7 can't...

Mine arrives next week as well!

June 7 can't come quick enough!!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,489
Posted By Hoop71
I have custom earplugs that were fitted to my...

I have custom earplugs that were fitted to my ears and when I ordered I had the option of having a small hole put in them to allow me to hear some of my surroundings.

They are the best of both...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,394
Posted By Hoop71
My 2014 GSA should be here is a couple of weeks. ...

My 2014 GSA should be here is a couple of weeks.

I am the ripe old age of 43.
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,971
Posted By Hoop71
Hello from another RN named Dan

Your trip sounds amazing!

I too am an RN here in Vancouver and just sold my BMW R1200R Classic and have a 2014 R1200GSA on order(hopefully here in a couple weeks)

My wife is a trauma surgeon...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,272
Posted By Hoop71
Congrats and nice bike! My White GSA arrives...

Congrats and nice bike!

My White GSA arrives in a couple weeks (fingers crossed).

White is the best colour:evil
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 156,663
Posted By Hoop71
A white one joining the ranks soon!!! Green...

A white one joining the ranks soon!!!

Green was 2nd choice....I guess that says it all....2nd.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 156,663
Posted By Hoop71
Only 1 more month!!

Put a deposit on a White GSA today with all the options:clap

Delivery date slated for June 8th but I'm thinking more like mid June, so that is my mindset. If it shows up early...bonus!!

Will...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,994
Posted By Hoop71
Have not got my 1200GSA yet:cry but was at dealer...

Have not got my 1200GSA yet:cry but was at dealer and they had cases in stock and said about 2 weeks to get locks.
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 296,632
Posted By Hoop71
I put a Remus slip on on my 2011 and no tuning...

I put a Remus slip on on my 2011 and no tuning needed. Ran like a top!
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 296,632
Posted By Hoop71
Leo Vince Exhaust

Just a heads up for anyone looking for an exhaust for their bike.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2,516
Views: 425,243
Posted By Hoop71
Well my R1200R Classic is officially sold so now...

Well my R1200R Classic is officially sold so now the fun begins.....shopping of a new 1200GSA:D

White or green..........??
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2,516
Views: 425,243
Posted By Hoop71
Moving to a R1200GSA WC

Hopefully tomorrow my R1200R will be going to a new owner and I will start my shopping for a new R1200GSA.

Have a demo ride on the 10th of May as BMW Canada is making the rounds to the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 296,632
Posted By Hoop71
Question about Warranty

I have a 2011 R1200R Classic that I just dropped off for my 10K service and fuel pump recall.

I noticed last fall before storing for the winter that there was something dripping onto my exhaust...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 296,632
Posted By Hoop71
I am 5-11/6 or so and I have the Touratech risers...

I am 5-11/6 or so and I have the Touratech risers on my 2011.

The bike was not uncomfortable but is way more relaxed & upright with the risers.

I would recommend them in a heartbeat.
...
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,591
Posted By Hoop71
Had mine done, cost about $200. I did not...

Had mine done, cost about $200.

I did not want the brown/blue/black look either. The labor for removing exhaust is extra unless you do yourself.

Love the look!
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-05-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 79,862
Posted By Hoop71
Duffey Lake BC

http://i1175.photobucket.com/albums/r636/DHooper71/Motorcycle%20Trips/Duffey5_zps071a3c7e.jpg (http://s1175.photobucket.com/user/DHooper71/media/Motorcycle%20Trips/Duffey5_zps071a3c7e.jpg.html)
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