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Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2,800
Views: 1,503,009
Posted By Pickup man
Besides Mt Kilimanjaro, had no idea there was...

Besides Mt Kilimanjaro, had no idea there was snow anywhere in Africa. This blog is so educational too !
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 236,256
Posted By Pickup man
Amazing. Just incredible scenery! That's again...

Amazing. Just incredible scenery! That's again Wesley for taking the time to show us a part of the world most of us will probably never see.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-01-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,749
Posted By Pickup man
Strange how quiet the state parks are, I really...

Strange how quiet the state parks are, I really hope they don't close some of them. I've heard that area of west texas the mosquitoes are almost none existent. Is there any truth to this?
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2,800
Views: 1,503,009
Posted By Pickup man
So glad Neda is feeling better. We were all so...

So glad Neda is feeling better. We were all so concerned. Just for the record, you guys aren't missing much back here in Toronto. We have just experienced the coldest February on record. As of today...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,556
Posted By Pickup man
I have used 75W 140 for all my tranny and FD...

I have used 75W 140 for all my tranny and FD changes for my bikes and haven't experienced any negative effect
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-16-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,346
Posted By Pickup man
those roads look like so much fun!! enjoy that...

those roads look like so much fun!! enjoy that beautiful weather.
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,865
Posted By Pickup man
Great update! Glad you decided to continue on...

Great update! Glad you decided to continue on with writing about your adventure and looking forward to more.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,291
Posted By Pickup man
Car wash soap and microfiber clothes. Always dry...

Car wash soap and microfiber clothes. Always dry it off with my leaf blower as it never leaves streaks or water spots then off to Star bucks and pretend Im an adventure rider. :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 333,958
Posted By Pickup man
Nice pics and GSA Mike M......you sure know how...

Nice pics and GSA Mike M......you sure know how to make us snowbound north easterners jealous.
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 117,759
Posted By Pickup man
Im glad you could side step a dust up in the...

Im glad you could side step a dust up in the karaoke bar. Unfortunately there is closed minded douche bags like that around anywhere. Even if he took a swing at you I'm sure Anatascia would have...
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 594
Posted By Pickup man
Very intriguing, I have heard many times over...

Very intriguing, I have heard many times over that South Africa is a beautiful place to ride with various types of terrain to challenge along with a vast array of wildlife. Its a bucket list item for...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,321
Posted By Pickup man
That's ridiculous Jim. Just like here....not a...

That's ridiculous Jim. Just like here....not a flake of snow on the ground, just tons of salt everywhere out to destroy our precious cars and bikes.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,594
Posted By Pickup man
I always park my GS on sidestand except when Im...

I always park my GS on sidestand except when Im storing it for the winter months. Like to keep the tires off the ground to avoid flat spots. I always bring a side stand puck with me in the summer...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By Pickup man
I have the luggage grid and can say its worth...

I have the luggage grid and can say its worth getting if you do a lot of road trips and have lots of luggage. But the down side is if you have a passenger with you sometimes its not going to work...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-26-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 735
Posted By Pickup man
Nice video! Im glad you found winter in the...

Nice video! Im glad you found winter in the mountains. Christmas just isnt the same without some snow!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,214
Posted By Pickup man
^ ^ ^ Have to agree with...

^ ^ ^

Have to agree with you on the Klim. Over a grand for a product that doesnt come with a thermo liner and made in china. No thank you !
As for the skid plates, doesnt...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 333,958
Posted By Pickup man
Hey JVB, congrats on your new ride. I dont think...

Hey JVB, congrats on your new ride. I dont think you will miss your 05 at all. Once you go to the wet head, you never look back. Im glad the weather is so balmy for riding around DC for christmas...
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 117,759
Posted By Pickup man
No endless fences or "No Trespassing'' signs.Camp...

No endless fences or "No Trespassing'' signs.Camp wherever you want, dont have to wear a helmet if you dont feel like it. Its looks like true freedom and a free for all for adventure riding . What a...
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,515
Posted By Pickup man
I enjoyed this, especially the videos. Goes to...

I enjoyed this, especially the videos. Goes to show, you dont have to go to Mongolia or Tanzania for an adventure motorbike trip.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 842
Posted By Pickup man
I didnt get a fob with my 2014 GSA W. I have to...

I didnt get a fob with my 2014 GSA W. I have to go in custom and select on or off.
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2,800
Views: 1,503,009
Posted By Pickup man
Such a pretty place, its looks like a fairy tale....

Such a pretty place, its looks like a fairy tale. Its like Julie Andrews could come out any minute singing the sound of music !
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,736
Posted By Pickup man
The LED headlight was the only option my bike...

The LED headlight was the only option my bike didnt come with, and must say I dont miss it. I find the halogens work plenty good and besides, I dont really ride at night anyway. If I want to be seen...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-06-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,475
Posted By Pickup man
Looks like a great place to ride, thanks for...

Looks like a great place to ride, thanks for adding another place to my list for places to ride 2015!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,227
Posted By Pickup man
I cant see any reason to change the brake fluid...

I cant see any reason to change the brake fluid after only 10 kms
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 117,759
Posted By Pickup man
Thanks for the latest installment. The photos are...

Thanks for the latest installment. The photos are front page material.
Cant wait for more of this adventure!
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-06-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,544
Posted By Pickup man
Great job on the videos! Looks like some really...

Great job on the videos! Looks like some really fun riding there.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,380
Posted By Pickup man
Only problem with the Greek ones is when they get...

Only problem with the Greek ones is when they get older, they might need to shave as often as you.
Anyway, recently whilst cleaning out some things in my parents garage I came across a box that...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,301
Posted By Pickup man
Does anybody tie down the front straps to the...

Does anybody tie down the front straps to the crash bars just above the auxillary lights?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 333,958
Posted By Pickup man
Interesting, had no idea there were two different...

Interesting, had no idea there were two different places to refill the gear oil.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,749
Posted By Pickup man
Im using the Anakee 3 at the moment, but I really...

Im using the Anakee 3 at the moment, but I really like the Tourance. Not much noise on the tarmac and pretty good on gravel.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,012
Posted By Pickup man
When its cold, I use the pull in clutch and...

When its cold, I use the pull in clutch and slightly crack open the throttle method. Has worked like a charm everytime.
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 117,759
Posted By Pickup man
Really enjoying your adventure so far, and the...

Really enjoying your adventure so far, and the pics are first class. The Mongolian landscape is beautiful but I always find it a little strange how few trees there is. Communication must be a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,113
Posted By Pickup man
Bare in mind that the GS is classified as an...

Bare in mind that the GS is classified as an enduro motorcycle and isnt really engineered for high speeds. Its not a sports bike.So maybe BMW intent on making the quicker steering and higher gear...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 25,170
Posted By Pickup man
Just had my 14 GSA taken in for weeping front...

Just had my 14 GSA taken in for weeping front brake resevoir. Replaced under warranty, no questions asked.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,201
Posted By Pickup man
Im the exact same height and inseam as you, and I...

Im the exact same height and inseam as you, and I ride standard 14 gsa. I have the lowered seat with it set on the low setting. Which I find is suffice for my vertically challenged self. So my...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 333,958
Posted By Pickup man
The bike looks so at home in those pics OC !

The bike looks so at home in those pics OC !
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 710
Posted By Pickup man
10 to 15 mins is long and Ive never had this...

10 to 15 mins is long and Ive never had this problem. It should take no more then a min to catch up. Your temp sensor must be going.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,053
Posted By Pickup man
Nice bike, and Im glad you are so stoked about...

Nice bike, and Im glad you are so stoked about your new to you bike! Now where did you take that pic?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 879
Posted By Pickup man
I use the BMW one. Fits in my top box easy. Its a...

I use the BMW one. Fits in my top box easy. Its a bit pricey but its waterproof, breathable and fits perfect to the bike with or without the cases on and you can put a lockable cable on it to keep...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,460
Posted By Pickup man
Salt does the damage when the roads are wet. Just...

Salt does the damage when the roads are wet. Just ride in the winter when the roads are dry. I bought a can of the Krown rust control fluid and put a fine spray on the front of the motor and heads....
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