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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-22-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2,213
Views: 501,179
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
http://manbou.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014/Sadogas...

http://manbou.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014/Sadogashima-May-2014/i-38GKX2d/1/XL/DSC_4697-XL.jpg
Forum: Vendors 04-17-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 202,431
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
Thanks, Brian. I'm just about 60cm, maybe a hair...

Thanks, Brian. I'm just about 60cm, maybe a hair less depending on how tight I pull the tape measure.

With most helmets, the L (59-60) is either clearly too tight from the beginning, or else...
Forum: Vendors 04-16-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 202,431
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
Eek Hey guys, I have a long-oval head and I'm a...

Hey guys,

I have a long-oval head and I'm a really good fit in an Arai Signet-Q, size L.

Now I'm looking for an off-road/DP helmet. I've heard the Airoh Aviator 2.1 is close to the Signet-Q...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,271
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
Thumb Thanks, everybody. Following the advice some of...

Thanks, everybody. Following the advice some of you gave, I'm getting my pads and rotors replaced. :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,271
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
Bike is at 70,000 km.

Bike is at 70,000 km.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,271
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
Question Dealer says I need to replace my brake rotors -- true or BS?

My BMW dealer says the front and rear rotors are worn down below spec on my 2009 R1200GS ADV. He showed me the recommended specs from BMW, and whipped out a measurement caliper to prove that...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,716
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
Anyone know if the recall applies to bikes...

Anyone know if the recall applies to bikes outside the USA? (I assume the problem affects bikes sold worldwide.)
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 3,557
Views: 1,614,227
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
Watch out for Bangkok! :poser

Watch out for Bangkok! :poser
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3,557
Views: 1,614,227
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
That's what she said.

That's what she said.
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 3,557
Views: 1,614,227
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
Noah, if any of us here in Japan can help smooth...

Noah, if any of us here in Japan can help smooth out your shipping hassles, let us know.
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 3,557
Views: 1,614,227
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
This is my big fear if I ever go to the US. I...

This is my big fear if I ever go to the US. I learned to ride here in Japan and lane-splitting is second nature to me. Can't imagine having to ride without it.
Forum: Trip Planning 07-09-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,477
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
I've been going through all my old subscribed...

I've been going through all my old subscribed threads to see which ones I can delete the subscriptions for. This one has been around for a while with no updates... but I still want to do this ride!...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,195
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
Thumb It's been a few years, so time for an update!...

It's been a few years, so time for an update! :norton

I'm still not going to be mistaken for a pro racer any time soon, but I got better. I'm not always the last guy through the twisties; in a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,198
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
FWIW, the front is different, too. The old front...

FWIW, the front is different, too. The old front was 110/80 R19, and the new front is 120/70 R19.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,198
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
Thanks! :thumb

Thanks! :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,198
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
JVB, could you please name some common tires that...

JVB, could you please name some common tires that will fit? What size should we be looking for?

Cheers.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-25-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 1,384
Views: 379,824
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
As a GS owner, this is how I feel when I hear the...

As a GS owner, this is how I feel when I hear the 990/950 owners arguing with the 1190 owners:

http://cdn.meme.li/instances/400x/36726637.jpg

:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,198
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
Pissed No tires for waterboxer in Japan!

A friend of mine here in Japan sold his hexhead and got a new waterboxer the day they went on sale. Now he's got about 7,000km on it, the rear tire is looking kind of worn, and according to BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,044
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
Thanks everbody. Sorry for not checking the FAQ.

Thanks everbody. Sorry for not checking the FAQ.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,044
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
How much oil?

On a long tour and the oil light on my 2009 R1200GSA just came on. Checked the little round window on the engine and the oil level is just below the dot in the center.

When adding more oil, how...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-22-2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
I know, but the routes look exactly the same in...

I know, but the routes look exactly the same in the Zumo as they do in Mapsource. It's just that the Zumo seems to think they're longer.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-21-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
Yes and yes. Same version of same map. Zumo set...

Yes and yes. Same version of same map. Zumo set to motorcycle and Mapsource set to car/motorcycle.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-21-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
Question Mapsource routes become longer in Zumo!

I just imported some routes, about 500km each, from Mapsource into my Zumo. But I noticed that each route gained about 20 to 40km versus Mapsource! For example, a route that shows up as 480km in...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-09-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1,384
Views: 379,824
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
What's silly about it?

What's silly about it?
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,778
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
Nope. Here it is as a jacket and pants: ...

Nope. Here it is as a jacket and pants:

http://www.aerostich.com/jackets-pants/roadcrafter/men-s-roadcrafter-tactical-jacket.html
...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,778
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
Question What is going on with Aerostich Roadcrafter suits?

Lately, Aerostich has been introducing all sorts of variations on their traditional Roadcrafter suits, and it's not clear to me what the real difference is between some of them.

Right now, by my...
Forum: Vendors 02-27-2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 463
Views: 84,752
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
Thanks for the response, Ali. One follow-up...

Thanks for the response, Ali. One follow-up question if you don't mind: If I put an S2 liner in my C3, would the fit be the same as a C3 Pro?

If so, that could be a good way for me to figure out...
Forum: Vendors 02-24-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 84,752
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
Question Hi Ali, Just a few days after I finally gave...

Hi Ali,

Just a few days after I finally gave up on my old C3 helmet in favor of the fit on my Arai Signet-Q, I heard about the new C3 Pro with a redesigned liner for a more comfortable fit!

Do...
Forum: Vendors 02-20-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 84,752
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
Just an update here... I've been using both the...

Just an update here... I've been using both the C3 and the Signet-Q for months now, and it's clear to me that the Signet-Q is the better fit. I still get a pressure point on the C3 on long rides. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,931
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
I have tried RDL saddles on two of my bikes so...

I have tried RDL saddles on two of my bikes so far, although not my GS. In both cases, I just didn't like the new seating position the RDL forced me into. I prefer to sit in kind of an upright,...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2,783
Views: 876,982
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
http://manbou.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2011/Aomori-...

http://manbou.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2011/Aomori-and-Hokkaido-touring/i-LR5G8Cf/0/L/7001942-110721-140-L.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,682
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
Kind of an unrealistic assumption that they'd be...

Kind of an unrealistic assumption that they'd be priced the same, as one of the big reasons to buy the older GS will be the model closeout bargains you can score at dealers. That's what happened...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,017,078
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
Moisturecycle. :lol3

Moisturecycle. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,350
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
Question What is the point of BMW's K1300S?

Why does BMW continue to sell the K1300S now that it has the S1000RR?

I'm not hating on the K bike; I just want to understand what its role in the company's product lineup is. BMW ditched the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,283
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
Thumb XR250 Baja owner here, checking in from Japan! ...

XR250 Baja owner here, checking in from Japan! Great little bike for the dirt...

http://manbou.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2012/Chiba-rindo-ride-September/i-r62944N/1/XL/P1010282-120929-004-XL.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
I think a mod has to do it, or you could always...

I think a mod has to do it, or you could always nuke and repost.
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
Pretty sure this should go in Trip Planning, or...

Pretty sure this should go in Trip Planning, or maybe GPS Tracks Rockies...
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,387
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
I just noticed that the highlights video I had...

I just noticed that the highlights video I had posted in the first post of this thread somehow disappeared! :bluduh

I put it back in, but here it is again in case any of you came to this thread...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-12-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9,849
Views: 3,104,654
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
Thanks! :thumb Although I could have bought a...

Thanks! :thumb Although I could have bought a couple of nice new bikes for what I've put into it... :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,387
Posted By Guy Jinbaiquerre
DAYS 8 and 9: Tuesday, 21 August - Wednesday, 22...

DAYS 8 and 9: Tuesday, 21 August - Wednesday, 22 August
MILEAGE: 574km (not including ferries)

Not much point in posting a route map for these two days, since it turned out to be pretty much just...
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