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Old 03-17-2015, 11:55 PM   #1
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sums it all up really

Very good. Apologies if it's already been posted.

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Old 03-18-2015, 12:34 AM   #2
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Interesting!

That`s one way of looking at it. In my defense, I don`t own any other vehicle so I can justify my 2014 BMW 1200GSA and farkles. I live in Tokyo and don`t need such a large motorcycle, let alone a new one, but it`s my way of escaping life in the big city
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Old 03-18-2015, 04:39 AM   #3
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At least Im not wearing a clip on pony tail while riding another trendy brand.

We allllll have our wasteful hobbies.
I think i blew a grand the past 2 months making a nice raised vegetable garden for my wife so we can save $100 in groceries.
Rediculous, but it puts a smile on her face, and that is worth $900 net loss any day!
Funny video, but i bet most anyone could make one on their hobby.
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Old 03-18-2015, 05:09 AM   #4
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We allllll have our wasteful hobbies.
I think i blew a grand the past 2 months making a nice raised vegetable garden for my wife so we can save $100 in groceries.
Rediculous, but it puts a smile on her face, and that is worth $900 net loss any day!
Smart man! I have done the same remodeling perfectly nice rooms so my wife is happy. She has her hobbies and I have mine, and some we share.
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Old 03-18-2015, 05:46 AM   #5
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She has her hobbies and I have mine, and some we share.
Exactly!
Luckily the wife has a harley triglide.
She rides occasionally.
Not my choice of fun bikes, but she likes it, will take long trips every so often with it.
We get to share the riding hobby.

Anyways, back to work.
I Cant buy pointless farkels if I dont make some more money!
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Old 03-18-2015, 05:51 AM   #6
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When Mrs. def is happy, so am I. If Mrs. def is not happy, watch out.

Today, I'm taking her for her hair appointment. She cuts my hair. She says, "If I ever see you getting your hair cut by anybody else, you'll sleep in the garage with that smelly motorcycle".

She is tough but fair.
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Old 03-18-2015, 08:14 AM   #7
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Very good. Apologies if it's already been posted.

1999 called. It wants its vapid "GS's go to Starbucks" meme back
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Old 03-18-2015, 10:16 AM   #8
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We allllll have our wasteful hobbies.
I think i blew a grand the past 2 months making a nice raised vegetable garden for my wife so we can save $100 in groceries.
yep!

We have a clutch of Chickens that were supposed to have saved a fortune in eggs. We could have lived on gold plated, eco, organic eggs from the local farm shop until eternity with the amount of money its cost to keep them. Not to mention the trashed garden. The mrs likes them though and it makes her feel like she's living off the land so c'est la vie..
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Old 03-18-2015, 10:41 AM   #9
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When Mrs. def is happy, so am I. If Mrs. def is not happy, watch out.

Today, I'm taking her for her hair appointment. She cuts my hair. She says, "If I ever see you getting your hair cut by anybody else, you'll sleep in the garage with that smelly motorcycle".

She is tough but fair.
Consider yourself lucky that you still have hair to cut!
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Old 03-18-2015, 10:56 AM   #10
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BMW is an iconic brand. And like all iconic brands, there are those who will simply buy for name. Just ask anyone driving around in a Hummer. The rest of us see value in the product and could not care less how much it costs. I saw this video the other day and though that it was a bit too stereotypical in its characterization of GS owners to really be funny.

In the right hands...these bikes are quite capable...


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Old 03-18-2015, 11:27 AM   #11
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Sounds like the guy just needs a better job or a KLR.
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Old 03-18-2015, 11:38 AM   #12
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this noob has an old beat up 1100gs... I am saving up for the 1200GSA LC and farkles. I use the gas saving argument also, however; the best part of riding to work is that I enjoy my commute, and occasionally I get lost commuting home to ride the Colorado foothills, which of course negates the gas savings argument but, saves on therapy costs. I love Broomhilda. She is my mistress.
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Old 03-18-2015, 12:18 PM   #13
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I use the gas saving argument also, however; the best part of riding to work is that I enjoy my commute, and occasionally I get lost commuting home to ride the Colorado foothills, which of course negates the gas savings argument but, saves on therapy costs. I love Broomhilda. She is my mistress.


I'm not sure what it says about my life, but often my commute is the best part of my day. I love this bike and don't regret a penny I've spent on her. After almost 40 years of street bikes, I'm a noob on the offroad part of things but looking forward to learning more and going places I never could on my previous bikes.
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Old 03-18-2015, 12:26 PM   #14
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not to mention, surfing for farkles has it own entertainment value, breaks up the work day...
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