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Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,179
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Agreed...The oil filter, 4 liters of oil and...

Agreed...The oil filter, 4 liters of oil and crush washer alone are $60 (before shipping costs are included) from Beemer Boneyard! And I know the dealer charges more than they do...

Are you sure...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-24-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 33,185
Views: 2,025,110
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
What happened to spring!? I took the CB out for a...

What happened to spring!? I took the CB out for a spin last and forgot to wear my vented jacker liner! On my way home around 10:30pm, it was downright COLD at 45 mph! :vardy I was laughing at myself...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-22-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 33,185
Views: 2,025,110
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Street Rockets Open House is this Friday

Street Rockets of Virginia is having a big open house on Friday night to celebrate their new, much larger location. There will be the usual music, food, drinks, multiple motorcycle related vendors, a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-22-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 33,185
Views: 2,025,110
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Can someone please share the GPS coordinates for...

Can someone please share the GPS coordinates for Laurel Fork with me? Although it's very unlikely that I can make it even for just one evening.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-21-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,580
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Brent, One of the many hats I wear around work...

Brent,
One of the many hats I wear around work is "Certified Hearing Conservationist", it may sound fancy, but its not. Anyways, as others have mentioned try several types of ear plugs and see what...
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 17,908
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
I predict that this Honda Bulldog will sell like...

I predict that this Honda Bulldog will sell like free beer! The college crowd and hipsters will love it, you will see them mounted on the back of countless $750,000 RV's, they will blow the doors off...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,202
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
:eek1 Holy crap! Somebody smack me hard if I ever...

:eek1 Holy crap! Somebody smack me hard if I ever say that I am considering a move to Singapore!

And I bitch up a storm if I don't feel like I got the best deal in history on a particular model...
Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,251
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Rumored BMW Scrambler

The BMW R9T has been a smashing success, with sales well above what BMW expected (It's currently BMW's fourth best seller behind the standard GS, GS ADV and the RT). Based on the popularity of the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-20-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 12,774
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Jim, I guess it was the throttle body sync, but...

Jim,
I guess it was the throttle body sync, but my bike runs significantly better now. It vibrates less and the most noticeable change is that the "grumbling" and frequent (loud) popping while...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-18-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 12,774
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Jim, Sincere thanks! I will finish up the 24K...

Jim,
Sincere thanks! I will finish up the 24K service on the girl over the next few evenings. Your help balancing the throttle bodies, resetting my idle and reading the fault codes with the GS911...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-18-2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 12,774
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Why is it that I struggle to get out of my warm...

Why is it that I struggle to get out of my warm and cozy bed by 0700 on weekdays, but on a GS Tech Day at Jim's on a Saturday morning 120 miles away, I wake up every 20 minutes starting at 0445!? ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-12-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 33,185
Views: 2,025,110
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
This is cool... ...

This is cool...
http://richmond.craigslist.org/mcy/4943498776.html
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 33,185
Views: 2,025,110
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
I've done Shoe Creek/Big Levels several times on...

I've done Shoe Creek/Big Levels several times on small bikes. But, like Chuck said, Andrew is a good technical rider and his bike doesn't take many naps...I can easily see a group of testosterone...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-06-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 33,185
Views: 2,025,110
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
I opted to stay in a bunk house for just a bit...

I opted to stay in a bunk house for just a bit more money. I disagree with Jeff, I saw that there is a good chance of rain on Thursday and a 90% on Friday. I hope I am wrong but for the extra $25...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-06-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 33,185
Views: 2,025,110
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Yes, heading up 95 We can slab it up 95...

Yes, heading up 95


We can slab it up 95 together if you like, I know where he lives.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-05-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 33,185
Views: 2,025,110
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Free next weekend? Learn how to service your...

Free next weekend? Learn how to service your bike!
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1034692

DVDs:
http://www.jvbproductions.com/Hexhead_R1200_2004-2009.html

Nice GS, I really like...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-03-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 33,185
Views: 2,025,110
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Street Rockets of Virginia in Chester will do...

Street Rockets of Virginia in Chester will do them for $25 each. Matt, the guy that owns the place, is a good guy and he will give you a great price on the tires too!

http://streetrocketsva.com/
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-02-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 33,185
Views: 2,025,110
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
That might be true, however, unless I win the...

That might be true, however, unless I win the lotto this week, my budget certainly doesn't have room for three times the bikes! :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 33,185
Views: 2,025,110
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Jeremy, glad to hear that your wife is doing...

Jeremy, glad to hear that your wife is doing better. :thumb

Chuck, you do know that you own a kick-ass Yamaha that would be perfect for that stuff instead of breaking hundreds of dollars worth of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-27-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 33,185
Views: 2,025,110
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Amen...and whew! My GS missed it by a year (2011)...

Amen...and whew! My GS missed it by a year (2011) but rest assured that I am going to take a peak tonight! :eek1



Does it run now? Any other major issues besides "sitting a while"? Clean...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-21-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 33,185
Views: 2,025,110
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Congrats! I did all of the work for you and found...

Congrats! I did all of the work for you and found your next bike: A R1200GSA for $12,500 http://www.mortonsbmw.com/85567.html

Jeff, Congrats on your 400K award.

I am going to scope out the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4,383
Views: 783,714
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
I disagree, shaft drive would raise the cost,...

I disagree, shaft drive would raise the cost, raise the already porky weight and not look right on this bike. Trust me, this is not the same chain that was on your 73 CB.

You need to hop over to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,708
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Chill, it's not worth the stress...they are kids...

Chill, it's not worth the stress...they are kids having fun. Some of the stuff I did as a teen to other people could get you shot or would land you in jail in 2015. At least it wasn't a brown paper...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 33,185
Views: 2,025,110
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Anybody need a Garmin 660

I have a spare Garmin 660 that I am not using. I am going to list it on ther FM soon...is anybody here interested in it before I list it for sale?

It's the bomb diggity of motorcycle specific...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4,383
Views: 783,714
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Excellent! I made an offer on that bike a couple...

Excellent! I made an offer on that bike a couple of weeks ago but I decided to spend a little more and drive a litttle further for the ABS equipped deluxe with the 6-speed. Spring is right around...
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4,383
Views: 783,714
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
+1...go get that roomy Dyna!

+1...go get that roomy Dyna!
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4,383
Views: 783,714
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
JWoods, In no way do I want to turn this into a...

JWoods,
In no way do I want to turn this into a three day Harley bashing or make this sound like having owned 50+ bikes makes me an expert on what is best for you. All I will say is that you need to...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4,383
Views: 783,714
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
National Cycle Plexistar 2: $220. Its hideous,...

National Cycle Plexistar 2: $220. Its hideous, but all owners agree that it works very well and offers a quiet, turbulence free ride. Good for long trips and cold weather, from Spring to Fall, I...
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4,383
Views: 783,714
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Congrats! :clap I couldn't stand it any...

Congrats! :clap

I couldn't stand it any longer either and placed a deposit on one last week. Here are pictures of my girl! I pick her up on Saturday! She will complete the "Motorcycle...
Forum: Hacks 03-06-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,461
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
It's ugly as sin but as long as it leans like a...

It's ugly as sin but as long as it leans like a motorcycle is supposed to, it's fine with me! More rubber on the road I say!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-06-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 33,185
Views: 2,025,110
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Same reason that people like to ride their old...

Same reason that people like to ride their old Bonnies, CB750's, R60's and GS750's...because it makes me smile.
To me, the CB is that smoking hot girlfriend who can't cook or clean, but she's just...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-05-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 33,185
Views: 2,025,110
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
GSX1100G:Think aggressive rottweiler Pro's: ...

GSX1100G:Think aggressive rottweiler
Pro's: Beast of a motor, 108 HP, liquid cooled motor, torque everywhere!, can go 140 mph, smooth at 70 mph, dead reliable, bazillion performance parts...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-05-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 33,185
Views: 2,025,110
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
New?! Now don't start talking crazy! :lol3 ...

New?! Now don't start talking crazy! :lol3
The picture shown above was the sharpest stock picture I found of the exact bike I am getting on Google. The bike does look new and she is fact being...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-05-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 33,185
Views: 2,025,110
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
I secretly have a thing for Japanese girls!

I have always had a thing for Japanese girls, especially those of the Honda persuasion! Honda is only second to BMW in the brand most commonly found residing in my garage. I love Honda's obsession...
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4,383
Views: 783,714
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
He's just guessing, typically dealers are the...

He's just guessing, typically dealers are the LAST to know anything official...We usually know much more about new models, colors, options, etc. days to weeks before they do



Sorry it won't...
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 4,383
Views: 783,714
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
With literally hundreds of new 2013's and 2014's...

With literally hundreds of new 2013's and 2014's sitting in crates across the country, it's not looking good for a 2015 (but I hope I am wrong!) Although this is great for consumers as I have seen...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-03-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 33,185
Views: 2,025,110
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
That's a pretty cool bike. To me it has an "Art...

That's a pretty cool bike. To me it has an "Art deco/Muppets Show/Harley Fat Boy caricature" look to it! :lol3 I see a new toy in Chuck's garage soon! What's wrong, is your Purple Rain bike not retro...
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4,383
Views: 783,714
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
I have found many in the $6500-7500 range, many...

I have found many in the $6500-7500 range, many brand new bikes are selling for the same, or less, than used ones!

Look on Cycletrader.com
...
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,387
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Upgrade the rear shocks on your Bonnie, buy a...

Upgrade the rear shocks on your Bonnie, buy a easily removable touring windshield and saddle, upgrade the brake pads, uncork a little more power from the engine with the credit card and go ride!
...
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,484
Posted By Eddy Alvarez
Ugliest, and most stupid looking bike idea ever...

Ugliest, and most stupid looking bike idea ever conceived...:puke2
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