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Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By cheff
Thanks just wondering, I found a good deal on a...

Thanks just wondering, I found a good deal on a set of them. I think I will pass.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By cheff
120/70/19 and 170/60/17 on 2013 GSA

I have done my searches and can not find a good thread on this. Any opinion on running this larger tires on a 2013 GSA?

Thank you!!!
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,191
Posted By cheff
I have gone through so many gloves I cant count. ...

I have gone through so many gloves I cant count. My sweat is like acid and eats at them in a few months.

I was buying a pair of Held Steves every year, I tried some custom fitted Helimot...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,007
Posted By cheff
I love the 800 bike. Looks great, has all the...

I love the 800 bike. Looks great, has all the potential to be a great Adventure bike. Till you get in on the freeway. Dont get me wrong it does a stellar job at going and comfortably. But when I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-25-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By cheff
Leaving San Diego moving to Irvine....

How is the riding up in that area? I am worried leaving all the great riding we have here in San Diego.
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,519
Posted By cheff
I got that same knife in green for my daughter...

I got that same knife in green for my daughter this Christmas. Very nice little knife I like it.

For my Bday my family got me this one. Kershaw Leek
...
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,186
Posted By cheff
I think the BMW gear will fit you fine. Its made...

I think the BMW gear will fit you fine. Its made for tall thin people. I bet there is a confortshell pant that fits you fine.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,875
Posted By cheff
You might still find some new '09 at a great...

You might still find some new '09 at a great deal. I got mine new for 14K out the door, I have not checked but they still had a few '09 left at the SDBMW a few months ago.

By the way you wont...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,206
Posted By cheff
No go with the BlackBerry Bold. I can not start...

No go with the BlackBerry Bold. I can not start the app recorder with voice commands.

Sorry.... :cry
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,206
Posted By cheff
I have Nolan as well, and use my BB bold from...

I have Nolan as well, and use my BB bold from work with it. Make phone calls, listen to music all hands free (well have to operate the buttons on the helmet).

I dont think there is any...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 841
Posted By cheff
I felt the same way when I got my '09 GS this...

I felt the same way when I got my '09 GS this October. I took both for a 24hour test ride and put 200+ miles on each. I like the way the older motor runs better.

But whats good for me may not...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,632
Posted By cheff
Congratz!!! Today will be a beautiful day...

Congratz!!!

Today will be a beautiful day to break it in!! By the end of today you should be taking it in for its 600 mile service :clap
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,883
Posted By cheff
I dont have a problem doing it at all. But I did...

I dont have a problem doing it at all. But I did read before I bought it that it could be cumbersome. So I think it depends on your dexterity with zippers behind your back.
Forum: Equipment 12-22-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,574
Posted By cheff
Pellet gun my friend!!! no one will be the wiser...

Pellet gun my friend!!! no one will be the wiser :evil
Forum: Equipment 12-22-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 240,029
Posted By cheff
I picked 2 pairs up in October from San Diego...

I picked 2 pairs up in October from San Diego BMW, one for me and one for my wife. This week is the first time I have used them in real weather and they kept me perfectly dry in 3 days of rain. I...
Forum: Equipment 12-22-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,574
Posted By cheff
Or ride NAKED under the 'stich, then it does not...

Or ride NAKED under the 'stich, then it does not matter if it leaks :rofl

The CS performed perfect again today, not a leak anywhere. I wish they made a commuting suit out of this material.
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,883
Posted By cheff
I was able to wear my CS for the first time in...

I was able to wear my CS for the first time in the rain today. The fabric is amazing. Sheds water better then my 'stich or my Spidi admiral ever did. It is comfortable, warm in the cold, nice in...
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,574
Posted By cheff
Or just give it some NixWax treatment. Its...

Or just give it some NixWax treatment. Its almost 5 years old and has never been treated :D I have worn it in the rain with no issues before, but its old, needs new velcro, a good wash and NixWax...
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,574
Posted By cheff
San Diego Rain!!!

So I get all suited up with my RoadCrafter this morning like always. There is a light sprinkle out side, no big deal. I head out for my morning commute. As soon as I hit the freeway the sky begins...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-20-2010, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,011
Posted By cheff
+1 just about every good road in SD is on this...

+1 just about every good road in SD is on this map. I have a big print out of it at home and one at my desk at work. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-13-2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,326
Posted By cheff
Growing up in Mexico City I rode my friends mini...

Growing up in Mexico City I rode my friends mini bikes. And on trips to Idaho to visit my uncles I rode a '74 Honda 80 four stroke.

My uncle would let it sit all year and have it nice, dusty...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-13-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,681
Posted By cheff
Laugh Rain....

I rather enjoy my commutes in the rain. SD weather is so mundane, when a good down pour (if you can call them that here) comes by, its a nice change in pace. Besides the looks and comments at the...
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2010, 09:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 14,759
Posted By cheff
puddles, how to avoid...

I have been camping all my life, and I am trying to figure out how you deal with really wet rainy weather with no floor. Not that having a floor helps sometimes....:1drink but really, how to deal...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-06-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,681
Posted By cheff
Atgatt

Been commuting on a bike for years now. Everyday rain or shine (easy in San Diego weather). Used up a Spidi Admiral, and now my 'Stich is in serious need of repair (new zippers, velcro etc) Wore...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,764
Posted By cheff
As a former V-Strom owner I can say it is a great...

As a former V-Strom owner I can say it is a great bike. I put 50k on mine, but it does not come close to comparing to a GS. They are in 2 totally different classes. I spent about 5k making my...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,788
Posted By cheff
Same here left over '09 GS for 14k with ESA and...

Same here left over '09 GS for 14k with ESA and ABS. I traded in my Strom and XR for it. Best trade in ever! :clap

I think BMW San Diego still have a couple of them left. I got the orange one...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,163
Posted By cheff
Look around for '09 left overs. I got mine new...

Look around for '09 left overs. I got mine new for a smoking deal since the '11 are coming in the dealers have to make room.

I always like to buy new, because then I know the history of the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 521
Posted By cheff
Looking good honey!!:evil I love watching you...

Looking good honey!!:evil I love watching you get oily :D Cant wait to take you for your first ride tomorrow:raabia
Forum: Equipment 10-26-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,203
Posted By cheff
I have a spidi admiral and a stich. Both great...

I have a spidi admiral and a stich. Both great suits perfectly suited for commuting to and from work. They are not bad for weekend rides since you can get them off easily at the restaurant for...
Forum: Equipment 10-26-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,888
Posted By cheff
I love my jetboil http://www.jetboil.com/

I love my jetboil

http://www.jetboil.com/
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,083
Posted By cheff
Have used them for years, they work great, now I...

Have used them for years, they work great, now I use Ride-on http://psdsegealt02/AeXHD/default.aspx?cmd=viewItem&id=164678

I like both products.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-14-2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,876
Posted By cheff
I passed it on my Strom 1000cc with Caribou bags...

I passed it on my Strom 1000cc with Caribou bags on it. It really is a simple test. It really tests your slow riding skills. :evil

The kid scoring me asked me if I really wanted to take the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,162
Posted By cheff
It was an awesome ride in the rain this morning. ...

It was an awesome ride in the rain this morning. Bike handled just the way I expected. Freeway stopped, lane split all the way to work in the wet. What a way to start the break in process :clap
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,162
Posted By cheff
I did it

Sold the Strom 1000 after 46K great miles.... And got me one of these!!!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v230/darkcheff/IMG00167-20101005-0848.jpg
Forum: Face plant 07-16-2008, 03:39 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 25,162
Posted By cheff
We here at Sempra are very sad since it touches...

We here at Sempra are very sad since it touches us in a personal level. I have know Dennis for 3 years and his daughter for 5 years. They both work at Sempra. Dennis rode almost everyday to work...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2008, 02:36 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 33,805
Posted By cheff
:clap :clap +1

:clap :clap

+1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2008, 08:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,410
Posted By cheff
Dam that sucks. But the photo is disappointing,...

Dam that sucks. But the photo is disappointing, I was picturing the screw driver still lodged in to it :D

Good save man!
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2008, 09:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,927
Posted By cheff
I wear under armor or REI wicking long underwear...

I wear under armor or REI wicking long underwear for the bottom and a long sleeve under armor or REI wicking shirt. I have used this combo on long 9-10 hour desert rides with temps at 115F with no...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2008, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 827
Posted By cheff
:rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl :lol3 Thank you, made my...

:rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl :lol3 Thank you, made my day!!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2008, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,005
Posted By cheff
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