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Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,507
Posted By comac90
My $0.02 below- FWIW, mine is a 2015 GSA. I...

My $0.02 below-

FWIW, mine is a 2015 GSA. I commute daily in all weather in the mountains of NC, do long highway days on trips, and ride wider single track and gravel fireroads on wknds.


...
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,732
Posted By comac90
What's the best reflective sticker and sticker arrangement?

Unfortunately, the insurance company decided my 2013 Rallye was a total loss. :(: The good news is I picked up a 2015 GSA 2 weeks later. :deal I'm setting it up now - armor, lights, panniers ... And...
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,180
Posted By comac90
Yes - an online retailer told me they were being...

Yes - an online retailer told me they were being discontinued. A replacement (under the new owners, Polaris) is coming out next year. Problem is, I couldn't find a size 32 anywhere. If you want the...
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,180
Posted By comac90
Well damn - can't find size 32 Badlands anywhere....

Well damn - can't find size 32 Badlands anywhere. Looks like Rally it is ... If my dealer can order them from Klim. I hope they have them in stock.
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,180
Posted By comac90
Thanks for the input... I'm leaning back...

Thanks for the input...

I'm leaning back towards the badlands now. Though, I really like the protection of the Adv Rally, I've read a handful of reviews about the pants being designed for...
Forum: Equipment 11-28-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,180
Posted By comac90
Klim Adventure Rally or Badland Pro pant?

I've reaearched ad naseum, looking for opinions now ...

I ride nearly everyday in the mountains of NC - rain/shine, heatwave/snowstorm, 100 degrees/2 degrees. I commute, I tour for days (not...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,951
Posted By comac90
Agreed. I've just found it easy to be 'shrewd'...

Agreed. I've just found it easy to be 'shrewd' with the BMWs (and Land Rover Defenders :deal). :D

T
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,951
Posted By comac90
That's a really good point. I just bought my...

That's a really good point. I just bought my first 'brand new GSA', but I've had several BMWs and I've sold every one of them for more than I paid. I doubt there are many brands with which one...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6,495
Views: 1,143,810
Posted By comac90
I'm local, so I can't speak to Internet sales....

I'm local, so I can't speak to Internet sales. They do offer discounts on parts with bike purchases ... Maybe up to a year?? Maybe others - not sure. I've bought 3 bikes in two years from them and...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6,495
Views: 1,143,810
Posted By comac90
Sweet!! Yes - Eurosport is, without the...

Sweet!!

Yes - Eurosport is, without the question, the best dealer I've ever worked with. I've bought several bikes (and a ton of gear) from them. Justin and the whole crew are awesome. I cannot...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,951
Posted By comac90
Maybe one of them standing alone would be minor,...

Maybe one of them standing alone would be minor, IMO. but, put them all together and the GS is simply a "more capable all around bike" ... which was the question I was responding, too.

And, yes...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,951
Posted By comac90
I suppose it depends on your priorities. If cost...

I suppose it depends on your priorities. If cost is a factor or if you hate electronics, the Yama could be for you. If cost and electronics don't scare you off, then there are a number of things I...
Forum: Upcoming 11-15-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 18,846
Posted By comac90
Maybe - but, some of those "farts" are pretty...

Maybe - but, some of those "farts" are pretty talented in the GS Giants stuff ...

I enjoyed it this past year.
T
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,662
Posted By comac90
I don't recall the differences right off, but the...

I don't recall the differences right off, but the stronger tranny they use in the GSA and RT would be a good option it seems ... or so I read/dealer said. I don't know anything about the springs,...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,951
Posted By comac90
Seriously! Or, do it yourself and save even more...

Seriously! Or, do it yourself and save even more ... I've never spent more than $112. :deal
T
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6,495
Views: 1,143,810
Posted By comac90
Uh, yeah!! You know it! :evil Of course, my 5-yr...

Uh, yeah!! You know it! :evil Of course, my 5-yr old son's sounds were way better than mine when he got on it. :rofl

Thanks-
T
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 6,495
Views: 1,143,810
Posted By comac90
Does unpacking it count?

Does uncrating it count as doing something to it? :evil

The crate ...
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/640x480q90/538/JcKVCd.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/eyJcKVCdj)

Seeing it for the first...
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 22,559
Posted By comac90
My Experience: CRASHING a RP3 jacket and KLIM pants

I commute daily year-round no matter what (barring ice). Snow, rain, 100+ degrees, 4 degrees - doesn't matter. On weekends, I ride a bit of gravel road, double track, wide single track. I hit a lot...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-14-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,623
Posted By comac90
Great pics! I have a whole crew of friends in...

Great pics! I have a whole crew of friends in Moab right now for the week. How I wish I was with them, but at least they're letting me live a little vicariously thru pics they keep sending. Good...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-14-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 153,384
Posted By comac90
Awesome video! i'm envious! :D

Awesome video! i'm envious! :D
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2,415
Views: 434,499
Posted By comac90
My 2010 does the EXACT same thing. I've been...

My 2010 does the EXACT same thing. I've been meaning to ask the dealer, too, but I never think about it when I'm there … at 2-3 times per month (commuting daily), it's annoying, but apparently not...
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2,415
Views: 434,499
Posted By comac90
You're right, they are different thicknesses and...

You're right, they are different thicknesses and different fits but, the only motorcycle on which I get side-to-side turbulence wearing any of my jackets is with the Club & t-shirt on the R12R with...
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2,415
Views: 434,499
Posted By comac90
Wunderlich Fairing

Gillus-
I'm 5'11", longer torso and run with a custom seat at 32". The air hits me right at my collar bone and shoulders. The air is smooth to a degree (much smoother than the BMW fly screen I was...
Forum: Road warriors 11-30-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2,415
Views: 434,499
Posted By comac90
couple more ...

http://img819.imageshack.us/img819/5241/wyjw.jpg (http://img819.imageshack.us/i/wyjw.jpg/)http://img547.imageshack.us/img547/7763/kujf.jpg (http://img547.imageshack.us/i/kujf.jpg/)
Forum: Road warriors 11-30-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2,415
Views: 434,499
Posted By comac90
Wunderlich pics...

http://img850.imageshack.us/img850/3598/dvo9.jpg (http://img850.imageshack.us/i/dvo9.jpg/)http://img823.imageshack.us/img823/9223/s6z7.jpg (http://img823.imageshack.us/i/s6z7.jpg/)
Forum: Road warriors 11-30-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2,415
Views: 434,499
Posted By comac90
Thats what I went with a couple of months ago ...

Thats what I went with a couple of months ago daily commuter; I love it so far...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-15-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4,968
Views: 1,847,591
Posted By comac90
... and some GA touring on the WR

http://img580.imageshack.us/img580/4268/hzjx.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/580/hzjx.jpg/)

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-15-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4,968
Views: 1,847,591
Posted By comac90
Sunday afternoon ride - Blue Ridge Parkway near Asheville

http://img14.imageshack.us/img14/2962/kaqd.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/14/kaqd.jpg/)

T
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2,415
Views: 434,499
Posted By comac90
It does look interesting -been reading alot of...

It does look interesting -been reading alot of forum reviews. It seems if one is wanting to eliminate pressure off the chest and most/all turbulence, but still keep a 'naked' look, its the way to...
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2,415
Views: 434,499
Posted By comac90
http://imageshack.us/a/img43/9463/z68g.jpg...

http://imageshack.us/a/img43/9463/z68g.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/43/z68g.jpg/)

My New-to-me 2010 with Touring pkg. A little ride on the Blue Ridge Parkway Saturday afternoon...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 74,862
Posted By comac90
For 250s, I'd have to arguably vote the Yama...

For 250s, I'd have to arguably vote the Yama WR250R. Bombproof motor, sub-300lbs, plenty of power for a 250 (i regularly run 80mph hiway daily commuting on mine ... Year-round in the NC mtns, too),...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,528
Posted By comac90
WR250R ... It does everything (I want to do)...

WR250R ... It does everything (I want to do) well. Cheap, 60-70mpg, runs 80-90mph on slab, fun enough in the twisties, great in the dirt, light (compared to a GSA :evil), awesome commuter,...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,204
Posted By comac90
To echo what's been already said ... How in the...

To echo what's been already said ... How in the world are you guys getting 8000 miles out of a rear. My best was 3500 miles out of rear and 6000 out of front. That was with daily commuting and...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 802
Posted By comac90
I read March-April, 2014 on one of the euro...

I read March-April, 2014 on one of the euro sites. One of the guys coordinating One World confirmed that in the "THE ALL NEW 2013 LIQUID COOLED R1200gs Threadfest" thread in this forum.

That...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 01-31-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1,480
Sticky: Tet
Views: 151,614
Posted By comac90
C- I got both emails with docs attached......

C-
I got both emails with docs attached... Tetv1 and tetsr4.

Thanks-
T
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,191
Posted By comac90
Every day on my WR250R ... unless is snowing....

Every day on my WR250R ... unless is snowing. :thumb Which basically does mean 'every day' since we don't get much snow even though living in the mtns of NC.

T
Forum: Face plant 12-28-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,416
Posted By comac90
OP ... glad you're recovering. Just said a...

OP ... glad you're recovering. Just said a prayer for your continued recovery and strength. I'm convinced God is concerned about the 'physical', but far more concerned about our hearts. It's...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-10-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3,725
Views: 1,637,144
Posted By comac90
My two oldest of 4 (3 girls and a boy) ... ...

My two oldest of 4 (3 girls and a boy) ...

The one sitting in front is a bit of an adrenaline junkie like her dad. The one sitting on the back is the 'diva' in the house - and I mean that in the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-24-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 71,958
Posted By comac90
My '07 GSA. :evil ... oops, I must've...

My '07 GSA. :evil

... oops, I must've spilled my Kool-Aid.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,831
Posted By comac90
To clarify/correct ... Some of the later 07s do...

To clarify/correct ... Some of the later 07s do have the drain plug in the bottom of the FD as opposed to the back of the FD.

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