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Forum: Face plant 07-27-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 34,007
Posted By eljeffe
I suffered from corneal abrasions from a bug...

I suffered from corneal abrasions from a bug impact back in my no helmet days, but didn't crash. I did have to wear a cool pirate patch for a few days while it healed.

Oh, and I've had a couple...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2010, 03:39 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,585
Posted By eljeffe
I look forward to this bike hitting US shores. ...

I look forward to this bike hitting US shores. I suspect, however, that like the FJR1300, we will spend a few years coveting it before Yamaha graces the US with it.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2010, 03:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,221
Posted By eljeffe
If you don't find the answer you want in the...

If you don't find the answer you want in the suggested thread, I have this mount (not the black one) on my GSA. It doesn't block anything. I have the puck antenna on the beak, and the stereo...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-18-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,781,105
Posted By eljeffe
The timing of getting this shot is pretty damn...

The timing of getting this shot is pretty damn impressive. You're floating on air!
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-17-2010, 06:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,098
Posted By eljeffe
Wasn't as bad as reported? Evacuated Los...

Wasn't as bad as reported?

Evacuated Los Alamos (a town of 18,000 people) for 5 days, 235 homes destroyed, facilities at Los Alamos National Laboratory were destroyed (in the tech area where...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-16-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,098
Posted By eljeffe
Can you still get from Camp May back over the...

Can you still get from Camp May back over the ridge north of Pipeline and go by the old reservoir to Guaje Pines? It would make for a longer ride, but then again, Pipeline Road was always a bit...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-13-2010, 12:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,427
Posted By eljeffe
The gang at Molokai Airlines are awesome. Cedric...

The gang at Molokai Airlines are awesome. Cedric just told me about an outfit at the King's Shops in Waikaloa Village.

http://www.thrillseekershawaii.com/

Looks like I'll have a VFR in October.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-13-2010, 05:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,427
Posted By eljeffe
Yeah, we've been going to Kona every other year...

Yeah, we've been going to Kona every other year for the past 15 years. I remember the place that had BMWs. They had R1100Rs.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-13-2010, 04:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,427
Posted By eljeffe
Great thread. We're gonna be there in...

Great thread.

We're gonna be there in October, mostly on the Big Island.

Anyplace to rent a non-Harley on the island?
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-12-2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,954
Posted By eljeffe
I had the same thought. Where are the chicks AND...

I had the same thought. Where are the chicks AND beer. :deal
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-11-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,098
Posted By eljeffe
Back in the 79-80 timeframe, my buddy and I used...

Back in the 79-80 timeframe, my buddy and I used to ride our dirtbikes up Pipeline Road all the way up to the gate on the Baca Property (now the Valle Grande National Preseve) and around the back...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-11-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,098
Posted By eljeffe
Are you still able to connect with all the roads...

Are you still able to connect with all the roads that spider out from Pipeline Road and Quemezon? There used to be a route where you could connect from Pipeline and make it around to Guaje Pines. ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-11-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,250
Posted By eljeffe
So those double deck spirals on my tyco racing...

So those double deck spirals on my tyco racing set were realistic.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-10-2010, 07:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,098
Posted By eljeffe
Nice how they shifted most of the responsibility...

Nice how they shifted most of the responsibility to the Burn Boss, when it was actually Roy Weaver who authorized the burn even after the National Forest Service had expressed concerns (and had...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-10-2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,098
Posted By eljeffe
I wonder if Roy Weaver still gets death threats. ...

I wonder if Roy Weaver still gets death threats. I know he was forced to retire and left the state after the fire.

He's the guy who gave the order to begin the prescribed burn, when both the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-03-2010, 04:32 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 32,729
Posted By eljeffe
Edward, Edward, Edward. Life was so much...

Edward, Edward, Edward.

Life was so much simpler when you were grinding the footpegs off your LT.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-28-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 31,827
Posted By eljeffe
Wrong. Electronica Direct sent me a non-Amazon...

Wrong. Electronica Direct sent me a non-Amazon receipt for my purchase and the rebate is already being processed.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-19-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 31,827
Posted By eljeffe
Um, the amazon price I just paid was $868 an I've...

Um, the amazon price I just paid was $868 an I've sent off for the $100 rebate. My amazon account gives me free 2 day shipping, so I'd say it's a wash.

GPScity is great, but last week, they were...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-17-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 31,827
Posted By eljeffe
Electronica Direct sent me a non-Amazon receipt. ...

Electronica Direct sent me a non-Amazon receipt. Woohoo!

Oh, and after hanging up on the non-English speaking customer service agent and getting one that actually could speak and listen to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-15-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 31,827
Posted By eljeffe
Already emailed them. It should be on the way on...

Already emailed them. It should be on the way on Monday.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-15-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 31,827
Posted By eljeffe
Just got mine Friday. Ordered from Amazon...

Just got mine Friday. Ordered from Amazon (sourced by Electronica Direct) for $868. And I got my rebate form thanks to you guys.

So, the big question I have today is what XM package is optimal? ...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,755
Posted By eljeffe
RCU Shelf, no on the GSA. I had mixed reports,...

RCU Shelf, no on the GSA. I had mixed reports, but when I talked to the people at RCU Designs, earlier GSA's work, but the new ones don't

Touratech Cockpit and Cockpit 2, yes on the GSA.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,755
Posted By eljeffe
I'm still waiting for mine to arrive, but I've...

I'm still waiting for mine to arrive, but I've got a couple ideas.

- On the beak
- On the Touratech Cockpit cover (just don't know if it will work at that angle)
- On a RAM mount connected to...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2010, 05:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,755
Posted By eljeffe
He got it all buttoned up on Saturday about...

He got it all buttoned up on Saturday about 3:30pm.

I've got to head down there Wednesday to get him to reset the service indicator. It was the one thing he forgot to do. Oh, and I left my rear...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2010, 10:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,755
Posted By eljeffe
Update: I ended up using the Touratech mount...

Update:

I ended up using the Touratech mount for the Garmin Zumo 665. They just started shipping the 665 yesterday. Should have mine soon.

There are a couple vendors I'd like to really thank...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-10-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,316
Posted By eljeffe
Garmin Road Trip

Garmin Road Trip
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2010, 06:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,955
Posted By eljeffe
It goes on the rack today. But I've bought 6...

It goes on the rack today. But I've bought 6 bikes from them over the past few years, and I get preferential treatment.

They are probably waiting for BMW approval on the warranty item, not...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,955
Posted By eljeffe
Shit. Same thing happened to me today. It...

Shit. Same thing happened to me today. It wouldn't take a charge, and then my EWS fault came on. Had the bike hauled over to the dealer. Thank God for Roadside Assistance.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-06-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,815
Posted By eljeffe
You might exclude it from the JoMomma search. ...

You might exclude it from the JoMomma search.

I thought I was going to go see YoDaddy, the pius version of JoMomma
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-28-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,565
Posted By eljeffe
Garmin Dakota and Oregon units save 10,000...

Garmin Dakota and Oregon units save 10,000 points. :fyyff
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-28-2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,565
Posted By eljeffe
Most of the newer Garmin (and other brand GPS)...

Most of the newer Garmin (and other brand GPS) units allow the user to control the sampling to create more accurate tracks.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By eljeffe
thanks. is this one of those operations...

thanks.

is this one of those operations where if you aren't careful one of the small bits falls into the bike never to be found again?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By eljeffe
Okay, I'm a moron - removing the windshield on a 09 GSA

Ok, what's the secret?

I am such a moron.

Shouldn't the windshield adjustment knobs come all the way out?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2010, 05:06 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,755
Posted By eljeffe
BMW

BMW
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2010, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 788
Posted By eljeffe
option. Handlebar Brace 71 60 7 701 942 ...

option.

Handlebar Brace 71 60 7 701 942
Handlebar Brace Cover 46 63 7 706 633 (Red/Black)
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,645
Posted By eljeffe
get the 09 and use the cash to farklize it.

get the 09 and use the cash to farklize it.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2010, 03:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,722
Posted By eljeffe
http://www.trailtech.net/4212-SX.html And...

http://www.trailtech.net/4212-SX.html

And there's not pesky ballast to deal with. They are the same as the PIAA Cross Country, but cheaper.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,196
Posted By eljeffe
+1 on Beemerboneyard.

+1 on Beemerboneyard.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,336
Posted By eljeffe
$19,190 for GSA Premium, plus TPS, Enduro ASC,...

$19,190 for GSA Premium, plus TPS, Enduro ASC, and Alarm, and included BMW side cases and top case, plus a 20% discount on accessories related to the purchase.

But I've bought 9 bikes from them...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,755
Posted By eljeffe
I went with the Touratech.

I went with the Touratech.
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