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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-13-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3,924
Views: 250,342
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
Ahhh....my old neighborhood. I'm just a lurker...

Ahhh....my old neighborhood. I'm just a lurker in the Tag O Rama threads, but always comforting to see the old hood.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-16-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,644
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
Garmin 60csx...not hard-wired. Two AA batteries...

Garmin 60csx...not hard-wired. Two AA batteries last, as advertised, at least 20+ hours. It does everything I need and more.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-08-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 687
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
Byfuglien who? He's made little to no impact on...

Byfuglien who? He's made little to no impact on this series. Go Flyers!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-05-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
Thank you....they are 30 or 40 miles further from...

Thank you....they are 30 or 40 miles further from me than Montgomeryville Cycle (which I've never been to), but I think I'll give them a try.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-03-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
South Jersey - BMW Service Question?

South Jersey BMW Service Question - Where do all you former DeSimone Motorsport Customers take your bikes for routine maintenance? How about BMW recalls..who's the preferred dealer?
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-09-2010, 05:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,772
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
I agree

3,900 miles since last March and I hate my f800gs also. My chain requires lube every couple hundred miles and I have to add air to my tires once in a while...piece of shit...I wish BMW would improve...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 99,670
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
1975 Yamaha RD 200

I purchased a 1975 Yamaha RD 200 in 1984...used it to take my test and put another 2,000 - 3,000 miles on it before trading it in the following summer for a new, larger bike. I think the bike cost me...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-10-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,202
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
Thanks to all for your input. I am going to...

Thanks to all for your input. I am going to drain the gas, or run it out and refuel to see if this solves my problem. Otherwise, she'll take a free ride via BMW Roadside Assistance.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-09-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,202
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
F800GS - Trouble Starting

Hi everyonel...I am having trouble starting my f8gs and was hoping someone could point me in the right direction.

I did not ride my bike during Dec, Jan, or Feb, however, I started my bike every...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-05-2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 285
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
+50 in South Jersey

It'g gonna get into the low to mid-fifties tomorrow in South Jersey...first trip out since early December...I can't wait! Coffee and newspaper from 7:00 to 9:00, gym from 10:00 to 11:00, and my f8gs...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,513
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
Leatherman's Skeletool is SkeleCool

http://i64.photobucket.com/albums/h175/3Rugrs4GA/leathermanstore_2093_121586.jpg

+1 for the Skeletool....I love it...I have one small criticism...I wish it had a saw blade, but if you don't need...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,616
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
Don't Forget...when Supermarket Motarding...

...to wear ATGITGA (All The Gear In The Grocery Aisle)
:clap :clap :clap :clap

Happy Motoring!
Forum: Beasts 01-09-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 68,993
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
I am 5'10" and ride a BMW Magnessium Gray...

I am 5'10" and ride a BMW Magnessium Gray F800GS...low seat option.
Forum: Beasts 01-06-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,585
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
I dig the orange...don't let the naysayers tell...

I dig the orange...don't let the naysayers tell you orange is exclusive to KTM only. I have a grey bike that I bought last year and told the salesman BMW wasn't offering enough color...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-12-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,233
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
Congratulations

Excellent bike, great price, great color...enjoy and congratulations!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-01-2009, 06:10 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,271
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
Always in gear

I've been back into riding for 6 months now and have not ridden without full gear. Helmet, Motorrad Jacket, Riding Pants with knee protectors, boots, and gloves.....regardless of the temp. I bought...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-28-2009, 06:42 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 227,458
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
I didn't know the locks were on both the front...

I didn't know the locks were on both the front and back....I have a f800gs and want to buy the charcoal panniers soon....I'll probably give my wife the cash and link to the website and ask for them...
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2009, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6,314
Views: 2,488,803
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
I'm jealous and wish I were there....with good...

I'm jealous and wish I were there....with good friends, cheese & crackers, a bottle of wine....and some music...what else is there in life?
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-28-2009, 05:54 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 227,458
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
Any chance you have the bags on backwards? ...

Any chance you have the bags on backwards?

Jesse's website shows the locks toward the back of the bike, not the front. And...the cutout that you show in the picture is to fit around the exhaust...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,546
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
F800gs

Not nearly the experience you have....and I haven't driven any of the popular bikes discussed in these threads, but as the subject suggests....I would ride the 800gs. Of course I am biased...this is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-03-2009, 07:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,058
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
Yes It's Hot

First, let me say I love my f800gs but yes it can get very hot. I wouldn't trade my bike for any other bike currently, but interestingly I looked at Buells before I bought my f800gs and was turned...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-18-2009, 06:11 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 21,889
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
Because they're douche bags?

Because they're douche bags?
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-18-2009, 06:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,067
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
No can do

No....my hand gets tired after 1.5 hours, but not $1,000 tired...know what i mean. Most of my rides don't exceed 2 hours ( I wish they did), so I can make do without cruise control.
Forum: Beasts 06-13-2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 979
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
Tank Bag Purchase - Advice Needed

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http://i64.photobucket.com/albums/h175/3Rugrs4GA/WunderlichTankBag.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-25-2009, 06:11 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,580
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
Tire re-treads

Recently I had a tie re-tread from a tractor-trailer spin off and come out directly in front of me. We were moving along the interstate at 70+ mph and I was maintaining a distance of approximately...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2009, 06:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,558
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
Still Lovin' My F8GS

I am a lover, not a hater of F8GS. The ride is incredible, as are:
- The Looks
- Ergonomics
- Power
- Handling
- Sound
- On Board Computer
- Ability to customize until your broke
- Newness...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,163
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
Congratulations

Congratulations and Happy Motoring! I have been enjoying my platinum F8GS for almost 2 months....just about 1,300 miles and I still act like a 4-yr old with a new toy. If we get a couple of rainy...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2009, 08:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,044
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
Thanks for your comments

Ok...I got it...I ride my bike, not drive it...and yes, my penance will be an extra 1,000 miles this weekend.

I thought my pace was pretty good, considering I only work 18 miles from home and I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,044
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
I turned 1,000 miles on my f8gs odometer yesterday

As the title says...I hit the 1,000 mile mark on my BMW F800GS yesterday. Not a technical post here...just my thoughts...........

- First and foremost...after 6 weeks the novelty still has not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,934
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
Too hot in S. Jersey today...92 degrees

I just got back into riding after a long delay. I have owned my 800GS for two months now. I purchased BMW boot, pants, jacket, and gloves. I love my gear, but definately too hot to ride this...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2009, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
MotoradMIke - I share your...

MotoradMIke - I share your thoughts...instinctively, I realized I had to lean to avoid injury. But to be honest, I was upset with myself for not reacting quicker.

I rode for appx 5 years during...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-25-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
Road Hazard Today

My first road hazard was a blow-out from a tractor trailer on 295N in the New Jersey. I was keeping a distance of appx. 6 or 7 car lengths at 70 mph. In slow motion I could see appx. 3/4 of a tire...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-18-2009, 05:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
Thanks for the advice

Thanks guys....I'll make sure I keep her under 1,000 miles until next Sat.
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,842
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
Got 'em & love 'em

Got 'em & love 'em.....I have only had these glove for appx 850 miles, but love 'em mucho and will look to replace them with the same thing.

I don't want to highjack the thread....but how long...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-17-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
F800GS Run-In Question

I have approximately 825 miles on my F800GS right now and expect to log 100 miles tomorrow morning and another 100 miles next week. All of which means...I will have appx 1,025 miles on my bike...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,128
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
Dual Purpose....also???

Don't mean to confuse things, but the terms "Adventure", "Touring", & "Dual Sport" are all used synonymously.

My understanding is as follows...

Dual Sport - a true enduro at 650 cc's or...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,424
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
My Ride to Work today

32 degrees this morning in South Jersey, but 68 degrees this afternoon. I froze my nuts off for 18 miles @ 6:30 am so I could take the long way home this afternoon which was approximately 60 miles @...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-29-2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 185,083
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
The best location for the Spot

I've been told the best location to look for the the G-SPOT is appx 3" up on the forward wall, and to use the come hither motion. That would be much more fun to debate, rather than the location of a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-29-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 17,188
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
My OBC seems to be correct

I only have 680 miles on my F800GS and filled it up three times...including the complimentary tank I guess that means I'm on tank #4. The OBC says I'm averaging 49 mpg, which I believe is very...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,813
Posted By 3Rugrs4GA
Thanks for the advice

Thank you everyone for your input. I hope to be on the Cape May/Lewes Ferry with my F8GS sometime in the next two or three weeks.....I want to ride the shore points in NJ then ferry over to DE and...
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