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Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,033
Posted By Snarky
That's a crazy issue. I live in El Paso, my bike...

That's a crazy issue. I live in El Paso, my bike is an outdoor bike. No seat issues on the '12 GSA seat, maybe the new ones are made out of a different material? Or perhaps some kind of chemical...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,036
Posted By Snarky
Google found some. 1150/1200 ...

Google found some. 1150/1200

http://media-cache-ec0.pinimg.com/736x/a5/78/5c/a5785ca2392619c6ea61896af74bc794.jpg
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Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,942
Posted By Snarky
From the nature of the cut and it's distance from...

From the nature of the cut and it's distance from the mold seam, it appears that it has been damaged by something. Possibly from some inadvertent road debris.

This is a new part from BMW for...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,281
Posted By Snarky
There is nothing magical about BMW motorcycles,...

There is nothing magical about BMW motorcycles, they are not particularly sophisticated machines in the grand scheme of things. The brake system is less complicated than any car system, the engine...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,129
Posted By Snarky
Picking it up after it tries to take a nap.

Picking it up after it tries to take a nap.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,602
Posted By Snarky
Most of the people here don't even know what...

Most of the people here don't even know what ethanol is. It's just a gremlin they love to blame on a poor design.

Ethanol is just a hydrocarbon (C2H6O), just like any of the hundreds of chemical...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 943
Posted By Snarky
Maybe it few off and he said "fuck it". Hell,...

Maybe it few off and he said "fuck it". Hell, some factory body parts can do that.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By Snarky
Don't take this the wrong way, but you sound like...

Don't take this the wrong way, but you sound like a man who is in need of some tools. Grab yourself a cheapo multimeter for jobs like this, it's much better than waiting for us to give you the wrong...
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,969
Posted By Snarky
I used to park my R1200GSA outside all the time...

I used to park my R1200GSA outside all the time in the 3rd ward in Houston. Nobody wanted it. The secret is to pick an ugly bike.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,114
Posted By Snarky
Best way to increase the performance in your BMW...

Best way to increase the performance in your BMW cheaply, is just to grab another bike meant for it.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 73,866
Posted By Snarky
Must be riding in wet concrete. Locking up the...

Must be riding in wet concrete. Locking up the front wheel in extra chunky sludge is fun though.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,092
Posted By Snarky
Wait, you mean to tell me you made a time machine...

Wait, you mean to tell me you made a time machine out of a BMW GS?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,491
Posted By Snarky
I too have a ridiculously tiny penis, the GSA is...

I too have a ridiculously tiny penis, the GSA is where it's at. I like riding around with the ESA set to offroad mode and sitting eye to eye with other reproductively-challenged men rolling around...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,865
Posted By Snarky
Here's one: wait till your soles are eaten all...

Here's one: wait till your soles are eaten all the way through, then have them replaced at a cobbler. That's why they give you thick rubber soles that are replaceable on most motorcycle boots. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By Snarky
I'm not being unfriendly here, just giving a...

I'm not being unfriendly here, just giving a helpful hint for the future.

When you go to google end your search with site:advrider.com. When you type your search term it would be r1200 odyssey...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,818
Posted By Snarky
Nice to see someone actually riding their...

Nice to see someone actually riding their adventure bike to an adventure on here.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,693
Posted By Snarky
I had Pazzo levers on my Versys. They were...

I had Pazzo levers on my Versys. They were "fine" but I don't feel like they were really worth the money. I've never heard anyone complain about the Chinese ebay ones. It's just a chunk of...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,496
Posted By Snarky
I think I understand the confusion people have. ...

I think I understand the confusion people have. When you look at a picture of the WC the water cooling system looks unimpressive.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,483
Posted By Snarky
Here's what you do. Take the Heidenau tires off....

Here's what you do. Take the Heidenau tires off. Grab a set of TKC80s and install them. Ride those until the rear wears out, then reinstall the Heidenaus. Heidenaus will feel like the finest...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By Snarky
If drilling the cover makes you cringe, do...

If drilling the cover makes you cringe, do yourself a favor and order a replacement before you go at it. Peace of mind.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,467
Posted By Snarky
Yes, the factory aux lamp switch/harness will...

Yes, the factory aux lamp switch/harness will work with 3rd party light systems. I had factory 55w projectors on my '12 AC, I snipped the wires and connected a 35w HID setup using the same...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,719
Posted By Snarky
I'm drunk, should I buy a thumper?

So... I currently have a R1200GSA. Great bike. Really, an awesome bike, all the kool-aid the GSpotters smoke is correct. In my opinion this is one of the best dual sports you can ride at 80mph for...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,313
Posted By Snarky
Ride was good went, to the store and picked up a...

Ride was good went, to the store and picked up a few things. My Rev'it Defender is a champ in the cold. Roads and lots are good because the ground is still pretty warm from our 70 degree days last...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,313
Posted By Snarky
Wish I could. I tried to keeping my tiny ...

Wish I could. I tried to keeping my tiny flatbed trailer hidden by the dumpster, bastards made me remove it. As far as covers, I've gone through three: two crappy ones and one over 100$. The wind...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,313
Posted By Snarky
Iced Latte: Cold GS Bikes.

I ride my bike every day. It's my only transportation right now. It just snowed last night in El Paso, so this morning I got the opportunity to de-ice it. Covers don't really work here, the wind...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,141
Posted By Snarky
I do this except I have motocross goggles...

I do this except I have motocross goggles installed under my shield. In the sunrise/sunset I have the tinted shield down, all other times it's open with the goggles protecting my eyes.
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,763
Posted By Snarky
My jacket have 5 pockets. Two breast, two hip,...

My jacket have 5 pockets. Two breast, two hip, one big one in the back.

I keep a tolltag/garage door opener in one beast pocket, the keys to my top box and gps mount in the other. Wallet in...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,041
Posted By Snarky
This is a pretty gnarly problem to have. I've...

This is a pretty gnarly problem to have. I've never seen anything like it before. The disc brakes on a bike are just like those in a car, just a tad smaller. Have the same number of mounting bolts...
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,692
Posted By Snarky
/thread Get a dromedary bag, mark it so...

/thread

Get a dromedary bag, mark it so it'll never be used for potable water again, fill it up and forget it.

These are the strongest, most puncture proof and chemically resistant bags I've...
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,438
Posted By Snarky
Addressing the title. There is no such thing as...

Addressing the title. There is no such thing as a dual sport tire that is good in sand. There are paddle tires specifically designed for sand, but they aren't dual sport and they aren't for bloated...
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,670
Posted By Snarky
Autocom is a true wireless system. It has...

Autocom is a true wireless system. It has slightly less wiring than a commercial aircraft.


What you should do is "call" Sena tech support. They are supposed to have reasonably good support...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,537
Posted By Snarky
I'm pretty sure all trax cases come powdwer...

I'm pretty sure all trax cases come powdwer coated inside, no need for bed liner, they shouldn't rub off aluminum oxide.

I think with panniers it's a lot like the service saying:

Panniers can...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,568
Posted By Snarky
How can you have a Fall 2013 best overall...

How can you have a Fall 2013 best overall cellphone thread, when the Fall 2013 cellphones haven't been released yet?

I'm wanting the Galaxy Note III. The Galaxy Note II was great, the III is...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,141
Posted By Snarky
I'm curious about which latching mechanisms that...

I'm curious about which latching mechanisms that one uses. If it just uses the main seat latching mechanism, it seems like you're getting the same seating space as the double seats, with less...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,932
Posted By Snarky
If it was me, I would just get add a Class III...

If it was me, I would just get add a Class III hitch, metal plate the bolts on both sides of the frame, and then add a leaf.

350 pounds is the tongue weight for towing a trailer, which you're...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,896
Posted By Snarky
If you put any air in it at all, especially with...

If you put any air in it at all, especially with a pump of some sort, you're putting moisture in the down. That's just the way it is. Water vapor is a major component of the atmosphere, the...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By Snarky
Might also want to check out Nikwax Tent & Gear...

Might also want to check out Nikwax Tent & Gear Solarproof

http://www.nikwax-usa.com/en-gb/products/productdetail.php?productid=498
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By Snarky
He's going to start marketing his manbutter as a...

He's going to start marketing his manbutter as a moto cure-all. Cleans, lubricates, protects, impregnates.
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 499
Posted By Snarky
I had one of those.... They said they...

I had one of those.... They said they discontinued that one because it sucked. It was not good for the bikes they said it was good for, and it hated cold weather. Maybe they brought it back? I...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,839
Posted By Snarky
If you're already looking at a cheaper camera,...

If you're already looking at a cheaper camera, why not get a used GoPro Hero 2 and use it in photo mode? Shockproof, waterproof, decent image quality, tons of accessories. You can get them for...
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