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Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3,447
Views: 502,989
Posted By TuonoBiker
Looks great, Dockstrada!! So are they fog...

Looks great, Dockstrada!!

So are they fog lights or driving lights? Or one set of each?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,557
Posted By TuonoBiker
How far are you from the dealer and why haven't...

How far are you from the dealer and why haven't you made an appointment to have them check it out? Surely the new bikes have even fancier computers logging lots of information.....even if it doesn't...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,557
Posted By TuonoBiker
Mine does get out of the Starbucks parking lot...

Mine does get out of the Starbucks parking lot now and again. Lol

http://i1078.photobucket.com/albums/w485/ADVRiderPA/Virginia%202012/2012-09-22_13-32-26_178_zps5d3cf34b.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,557
Posted By TuonoBiker
Let's hope a little bit of rain........or a real...

Let's hope a little bit of rain........or a real downpour/gulley-washer........would not have such an adverse affect on the wethead. Being a wethead, I would submit to you that its designed to work...
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 23,470
Posted By TuonoBiker
I rode it on Saturday as well. I agree with your...

I rode it on Saturday as well. I agree with your thoughts. Great bike, but it just seems like they've strayed from the true philosophy of what the Monster is supposed to be about. The bike and the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 36,327
Posted By TuonoBiker
What for kind of vest is he wearing? Does Held...

What for kind of vest is he wearing? Does Held make an airbag vest?

Bike like that would give the Duc Multi a real run i suppose.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,976
Posted By TuonoBiker
Thats just bad luck. Wow. So reading...

Thats just bad luck. Wow.


So reading through this thread, all the esa shock failures have nothing to do with esa. I just cant imagine how esa shocks get a bad rap...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,687
Posted By TuonoBiker
I don't think this is what the "sidestand trick"...

I don't think this is what the "sidestand trick" is all about. :D
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,219
Posted By TuonoBiker
My Tourance Next's were speaking German....the...

My Tourance Next's were speaking German....the TKC80's I just got from RevZ speaking Korean I think...better at least be South Korea.

Nothing we can do about it...it is what it is unfortunately.
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By TuonoBiker
Awesome! May you find comfort and rest within...

Awesome! May you find comfort and rest within its walls after many adventures for years to come! :freaky
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By TuonoBiker
The Kelty Vortex 2 is a fantastic tent. My wife...

The Kelty Vortex 2 is a fantastic tent. My wife and I used one for almost 10 years of backpacking with no issues. We backpacked in places ranging from the desert heat in the Grand Canyon to Glacier...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3,447
Views: 502,989
Posted By TuonoBiker
I'm really anxious to get them mounted up and try...

I'm really anxious to get them mounted up and try them out. Couple weekends coming up in the Spring that will be needing the knobbies. Plus I'm buying the handtools to change them myself. Just a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3,447
Views: 502,989
Posted By TuonoBiker
Bought some new shoes...TKC 80's. My first set...

Bought some new shoes...TKC 80's. My first set of knobblies. :clap

Got the new headlight guard and hard part all mounted up, too.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,572
Posted By TuonoBiker
Hi jdub, Trying to survive the winter has...

Hi jdub,

Trying to survive the winter has been tough here in PA! Riding season ca not come soon enough.

Was that the original pin or had it been replaced before? What kind of mileagedid you...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,687
Posted By TuonoBiker
Working with Torx has taught me to always start...

Working with Torx has taught me to always start with the larger size and work down to what fits. I learned the hard way when taking off the skid plate of the GSA. The next size smaller always fits...
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,857
Posted By TuonoBiker
Part of me wishes the Griso was included in the...

Part of me wishes the Griso was included in the clearance. Part of my wife is glad the Griso is not part of the clearance.


:freaky
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 696
Posted By TuonoBiker
Can anyone confirm the latest generation of BMW...

Can anyone confirm the latest generation of BMW NP armor? Is it available aftermarket? My Rallye 3 jacet & pants have the NP armor, but I think the new Rallye (4) jacket has improved armor...still...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,165
Posted By TuonoBiker
Out of pocket? No insurance?

Out of pocket? No insurance?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,165
Posted By TuonoBiker
Interesting and very true. It is always annoying...

Interesting and very true. It is always annoying when people tell you what you could have bought instead or just simply balk at how much a bike was. (And I never tell how much I spend....my answer...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,639
Posted By TuonoBiker
Good deal on the rallye jacket! I put 12k miles...

Good deal on the rallye jacket! I put 12k miles in mine last year and am happy with it. The liners are a good compromise for hot humid summer weather that we have in the Northeast US. Comfort is...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2,367
Views: 362,004
Posted By TuonoBiker
Congrats on the new bike! So if a GSA is 32K,...

Congrats on the new bike! So if a GSA is 32K, how much is say, a new Honda Civic....base model 4 door?

I think recent statistics say the median US household income is around $51K usd per...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2,367
Views: 362,004
Posted By TuonoBiker
So you can install a 150 rear on the wider rim of...

So you can install a 150 rear on the wider rim of the GSW? I posted up about this asking if it was possible and never saw any responses....I thought I read in Motorcyclist magazine that they did...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3,447
Views: 502,989
Posted By TuonoBiker
New Farkles!!!

The last round of "necessary" things was over a year ago. Fender guards, fuel line guards, etc. This year will see some more serious off-road play. So a few "necessities: Hard Part, Headlight guard,...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,876
Posted By TuonoBiker
BMW Motorrad Assembly Video

Maybe this is old video...footage from Road & Track's website where they document the assembly of a few of our favorite bikes.

http://www.roadandtrack.com/car-videos/bmw-motorrad-berlin-plant
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8,179
Views: 4,155,628
Posted By TuonoBiker
What size is that rear tire? Looks...

What size is that rear tire? Looks huge....should be a 150...angle and dangle of the camera maybe?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2,367
Views: 362,004
Posted By TuonoBiker
Very cool, thanks for the clarification. Not...

Very cool, thanks for the clarification. Not sure how I missed that detail along the way...been following the new GSA fairly close...guess not close enough.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2,367
Views: 362,004
Posted By TuonoBiker
Don't be too skeptical. Everyone is built...

Don't be too skeptical. Everyone is built different. I'm 5'10" and have a high hip...but my pants wear abit low so I'm a 32" inseam. If I'd pull em up like Urkel (ok, bad 1990's reference giving...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 953
Posted By TuonoBiker
I owned my Street Glide and '12 GS Adventure for...

I owned my Street Glide and '12 GS Adventure for a full year together. The GSA got 12k in one year, the FLHX did 7500 in two years of ownership. See my signature... :deal

There are certainly...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2,367
Views: 362,004
Posted By TuonoBiker
So did I miss something about the new...

So did I miss something about the new GSA......are the fuel tanks aluminum? Is this the case on the standard GS or just the Adventure? Sweet....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8,179
Views: 4,155,628
Posted By TuonoBiker
You need a front mudguard extender....great...

You need a front mudguard extender....great pics!! And you have the faster, better red turbo model. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 36,327
Posted By TuonoBiker
All the options are electronic doodads , so I...

All the options are electronic doodads , so I cant imagine it will look any different other than switch gear and buttons, ain't?

How cool is it that you can get cruise control? When we used to...
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 36,327
Posted By TuonoBiker
And a bargain.....priced right there with tuono...

And a bargain.....priced right there with tuono and s3 r model.....and the monster 1200s.....

At least you have the option to buy a base model for abbout 13.5k....edit: $13150 USD.
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 36,327
Posted By TuonoBiker
Whats got you hooked over the s3? Looking for...

Whats got you hooked over the s3? Looking for more power? just ready for a new flavor? Im half considering an 09 s3. Missing my tuono and always had a bug for the s3. Anxious to see the s1kr in...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2,367
Views: 362,004
Posted By TuonoBiker
The olive green just looks dirt-proof. I love...

The olive green just looks dirt-proof. I love it. If I were in the market to replace my '12 GSA, I'd be going green all the way. Plus, for me, the orange lettering rocks.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,311
Posted By TuonoBiker
The long-travel suspension has been mentioned a...

The long-travel suspension has been mentioned a few times; I just want to support that comment as that's the biggest thing my wife likes about the bike: the way it absorbs frost heaves, potholes and...
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,568
Posted By TuonoBiker
50lbs? Holy heck, man...maybe for two...

50lbs? Holy heck, man...maybe for two people....and that's a big "maybe."

I think the point is learning to whittle that number down. And to count the little things. Because the little things -...
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,985
Posted By TuonoBiker
Haven't you read the sodium contents? :) And...

Haven't you read the sodium contents? :) And another guy was complaining how salty the dehydrated stuff was...Mt. House is nothing near a cup of Raman.
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,568
Posted By TuonoBiker
Lots of truth there, fellas. Wife and I have...

Lots of truth there, fellas. Wife and I have been backpacking for years and we found that backpacking crosses over quite well to motorcycle camping.

We're stoked since this year we are...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,311
Posted By TuonoBiker
Hey Sonarman, Great looking setup. What...

Hey Sonarman,

Great looking setup. What bags do you have strapped to the side case? Looks like they fit very well...especially front-to-back. I ended up buying some Sea To Summit Dry Bags to...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,311
Posted By TuonoBiker
Which ones? Wunderlich?

Which ones? Wunderlich?
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