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Forum: Vendors 12-14-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 161,785
Posted By O-livier
Just ordered 6. Looking forward to building my...

Just ordered 6. Looking forward to building my solo CA>AZ>UT>NV>CA trip
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-25-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 129,210
Posted By O-livier
Thanks for the reports. Good to hear no snow has...

Thanks for the reports. Good to hear no snow has been observed. Looking forward to this ride
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-23-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 129,210
Posted By O-livier
Saline

Good to know as planned on doing absolutely nothing once at the Springs as well. I'll look for your 1190 (fantastic bike you have).

Looks like I will take the road from Big Pine late morning/...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-22-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 129,210
Posted By O-livier
yup

Exactly. good amount of rain and wind these days... no idea what the road condition will be. Likely take the South pass and turn back if too gnarly...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-22-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 129,210
Posted By O-livier
Planning to head down (from SF) to the Saline...

Planning to head down (from SF) to the Saline Valley Springs for Thanksgiving. I'll be on my Big GS and travelling alone (camp Thursday-Sunday). Anyone has updates on the road conditions? Was...
Forum: Vendors 11-12-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,074
Posted By O-livier
FYI... One original GMT mount set just surfaced...

FYI... One original GMT mount set just surfaced on the Flea Market...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,518
Posted By O-livier
Looking forward to seeing some pics of your...

Looking forward to seeing some pics of your prototype!

I think the technical specs require some "flex" to allow for slight variability in the fit for each head. As we all noticed, there is a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,518
Posted By O-livier
Might be a good idea. ensure the anchor points...

Might be a good idea. ensure the anchor points are solid while the rest absorbs impacts, heat, slides : dual construction.

I am disappointed with how quickly my left guard broke on a very low...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,518
Posted By O-livier
Steptoe's

Hi there,
Return from a 2,400 miles trip on the GS and tested Steptoe's guards along the way.
The good:
- Looks great!
- Prevented from puncturing my valve covers

The bad:
- Left one cracked...
Forum: Vendors 08-01-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,074
Posted By O-livier
Guys, I owe you an apology for the lack of...

Guys,
I owe you an apology for the lack of news... I have reached out to my CNC Pro and discussed prices for another small batch (10 sets)... he is still way up there in costs and therefore this...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 178,374
Posted By O-livier
Dagbego and Assinie

There are terrific surf spots in Ivory Coast. Dagbego towards Sassandra as a long right.

As far as bad shore break, you probably tried near Port Bouet or along the coastal road right out of Port...
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 116,191
Posted By O-livier
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 116,191
Posted By O-livier
coupon

Hi there. Cart is full and hoping to find a coupon... Anyone willing to pass one on? Thanks
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-30-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 3,041
Views: 777,396
Posted By O-livier
Making sure the sticker was visible.... or one...

Making sure the sticker was visible.... or one way to check if it is peeling off... :D

http://o-livier.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Crater-Lake-trip-July-4th-7th/i-Cgw49vf/3/L/DSC01905-L.jpg
Forum: Vendors 01-10-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,074
Posted By O-livier
Hello all, I will speak to the CNC shop owner...

Hello all,
I will speak to the CNC shop owner sometimes next week and gauge his interest/ workload. I am confident he will accept but timing is key. If he has little work, no problem. If not, we may...
Forum: Vendors 12-01-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,074
Posted By O-livier
Note taken. As mentioned, I am hoping to get a...

Note taken. As mentioned, I am hoping to get a clear window this coming Jan/February. Most likely go for another 10 sets if the CNC shop has time/interest. More news on this project soon...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-22-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 466,941
Posted By O-livier
NV side of DV: ...

NV side of DV:
http://o-livier.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Death-Valley-February-2007/i-QRzF7qz/0/XL/OlivierinArmagassoDesertS-XL.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 10-30-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 37,385
Posted By O-livier
Splendid Tmax! Take it to Paris and...

Splendid Tmax!

Take it to Paris and guaranteed stolen within a week... Within one night if left in the street (locked/ chained/ alarm/ tattooed... whatever - never stopped them)... Hope you have a...
Forum: Vendors 10-27-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,074
Posted By O-livier
Sounds good. I now count 2-3 interested. Please...

Sounds good. I now count 2-3 interested. Please keep posting here if you have an irresistible urge to add this to your GS :thumb
Forum: Vendors 09-16-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,074
Posted By O-livier
Gmt

Very interesting.... Ever since I announced I was out, I had 3 interested requests in 24 hours... :huh Let me remind everyone that it took about 8 months to sell 10! I admit I did not conduct much...
Forum: Vendors 09-12-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,074
Posted By O-livier
tracking

Hello Snowbound,
Not sure why you are using the ADV channel to communicate if Fleabay was the (secure) route you decided to take. Anyways, I did ship your mounts on Tuesday. I did send you the...
Forum: Vendors 09-10-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,074
Posted By O-livier
Darrell's rides

Pics provided by Darrell t show his set up - very nice!
http://o-livier.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/GMT-PROMET-Light-Brackets/i-VXDNfnm/0/L/photo%282%29-L.jpg...
Forum: Vendors 09-09-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,074
Posted By O-livier
Thanks

Thanks FlyingFinn. So far, I think all buyers are happy. I am down to 2 sets left now....
Forum: Vendors 09-02-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,074
Posted By O-livier
update

Not sure what the rules are for bumps on this thread...

FYI. I have 4 pairs left and seems like all 6 pairs found some (very?) happy owners! Finish is real nice... Some have asked about the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,770
Posted By O-livier
ur GS

Mike,
Glad to see your new splendid GS! Heard the weather was not too bad lately in Europe
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,518
Posted By O-livier
live feed...

Apparently last one just sold today as posted on UKGSer... so it was a short window of opportunity... more to come?

Steptoe, will send you an email with the order # for the missing rubber joint. A...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,518
Posted By O-livier
Arrived...

Guards just arrived! about a week to get from UK to CA. Tis Christmas :clap Thank you!

Now, couple questions to Steptoe :

In the box, there were just 4 ss screws and 3 rubber tubes, are the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,518
Posted By O-livier
Lm25

Cast Iron? really? clearly made of aluminum... I read "LM25 ali"

As far as farkles, I hear you... I have 10 years worth of farkle hunting behind me for the GS... Looks like a Christmas tree...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,518
Posted By O-livier
differences

Ordered mine as well from Steptoe.

The Gentleman who is selling a used pair of original Stanton in the Flea market (for $350 + ship) claims the "knock offs" from Steptoe are not made with the same...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5,550
Views: 928,130
Posted By O-livier
Interesting... I have a DV trip in the works for...

Interesting... I have a DV trip in the works for October and ALL riders are on singles... with the big 1150, I feel excluded from most tracks... I thought : well, maybe with an 800, I could go a bit...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,518
Posted By O-livier
Stantons

Pure coincidence, someone is asking $400 obo for a used set in the flea market. he went down to $350 last night. I offered $250 but no answer back... I am sure someone will bite for $350...
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,518
Posted By O-livier
Stantons...

are back! :clap

http://www.gsshop.biz/shop/index.php

I have no idea how much Steptoe has in his shop... $300 shipped to the US
Forum: Vendors 08-04-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,074
Posted By O-livier
Search using "GMT R1150 GS" and you should find...

Search using "GMT R1150 GS" and you should find the ad. I am using the same "o-livier" avatar on Flea Bay as well. Thanks, O.
Forum: Vendors 08-04-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,074
Posted By O-livier
status update

OK. I have 6 left as of today and posted on Flea bay as well to get more exposure. More recent pics :
http://o-livier.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/GMT-PROMET-Light-Brackets/i-zJxV8ZF/0/L/6-L.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-13-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,887
Posted By O-livier
Joe

I wish Joe could post his trips here since I am sure he has a thing or two to share about the 250cc Ninja comfort.

I didn't even know it was only a 250cc when I got behind. Then, when we slowly...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-11-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,887
Posted By O-livier
Day 5

Monday morning.... Tons of work piling up in the morning and needed to do some damage control before heading to Pacific Motorsports. Managed to clear the calendar and took the bike next door. I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-11-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,887
Posted By O-livier
Day 4

The whole ordeal made me arrive in Eureka at 2am. All hotels were full and the tow truck driver suggested I stay at a cheap motel right next to Pacific Motorsport. Bike was unloaded and took a well...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-11-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,887
Posted By O-livier
Then... 3-4 miles North of Orleans, while passing...

Then... 3-4 miles North of Orleans, while passing a slow RV, heard a loud "bang" and bike suddenly decided to go straight... managed to stop on the opposite side of the road and waited... Soon after...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-11-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,887
Posted By O-livier
Day #3

Day #3 : decided to head back towards CA to Happy Camp and take 96.... Along the Rogue River in OR
http://o-livier.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Crater-Lake-trip-July-4th-7th/i-4ntVFSw/2/L/DSC01865-L.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-11-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,887
Posted By O-livier
Day # 2 continued

Got back on the slab and kept pushing towards Crater Lake. Got to the Rim and stayed 30-60 minutes wandering with the tourist crowd. Did end up leaving by sundown and headed towards Prospect and...
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