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Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,656
Posted By nwpa
There's a wheel/knob you can rotate -- page 70 in...

There's a wheel/knob you can rotate -- page 70 in my '13 manual
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,274
Posted By nwpa
Happy with my BMW "aftermarkets" with the spring...

Happy with my BMW "aftermarkets" with the spring loaded rubber inserts

http://www.ascycles.com/images/products/BMW/2013_R1200GS-K50/77258525369-70_AdjustableFootPegs.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 846
Posted By nwpa
I had some minor vibration start after an...

I had some minor vibration start after an extended trip that included some sketchy gas stations. A dose of quality fuel additive made a difference.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,807
Posted By nwpa
Interestingly, I know many parents who refuse to...

Interestingly, I know many parents who refuse to allow their children to play football for fear of being hurt. I'm not suggesting a parent, yourself included, doesn't have the right on what lines to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,807
Posted By nwpa
My point is that it's extremely hypocrytical to...

My point is that it's extremely hypocrytical to engage in a behavior you apparently enjoy while looking to deny that same pleasure from your child. I'm not implying you won't worry about your child,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,807
Posted By nwpa
What's scary is YOU'RE serious....

What's scary is YOU'RE serious....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,434
Posted By nwpa
THERE'S my screwdriver! Nice.....

THERE'S my screwdriver!

Nice.....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 11,898
Posted By nwpa
https://i.chzbgr.com/maxW500/7817967104/h125ED08C/

https://i.chzbgr.com/maxW500/7817967104/h125ED08C/
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,807
Posted By nwpa
I'm starting to not take you seriously. Maybe you...

I'm starting to not take you seriously. Maybe you should think about how your father feels and stop riding all-together?

My son is 24.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,807
Posted By nwpa
This is going to sound snarky, but we're not...

This is going to sound snarky, but we're not talking doing drugs or joining the tea party here (oh behave :freaky). Why would a migration to street riding be a bad thing for anyone? Or a migration to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 27,742
Views: 6,616,988
Posted By nwpa
Local straddling the yellow line...

Local straddling the yellow line...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,193
Posted By nwpa
Oh really? I guess I missed that. So not quite as...

Oh really? I guess I missed that. So not quite as quick revving. Interesting...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,193
Posted By nwpa
What changes to the engine?

What changes to the engine?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 96,381
Posted By nwpa
http://nypost.com/2013/10/15/councilwomans-staffer...

http://nypost.com/2013/10/15/councilwomans-staffer-shows-web-support-for-biker/
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2013, 04:14 AM
Replies: 2,046
Views: 230,436
Posted By nwpa
That dog wasn't orange, was it? :rofl

That dog wasn't orange, was it? :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,417
Posted By nwpa
I'm scared to go in the basement...

I'm scared to go in the basement...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-14-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 96,381
Posted By nwpa
http://nypost.com/2013/10/14/biker-crew-busted-on-...

http://nypost.com/2013/10/14/biker-crew-busted-on-long-island-expressway/
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2,046
Views: 230,436
Posted By nwpa
Are you saying BMW has a recall on the...

Are you saying BMW has a recall on the switchgear?

That's the only way I could see them doing "preventative" replacement, since I saw the warranty bill for mine and it wasn't cheap...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-14-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 27,742
Views: 6,616,988
Posted By nwpa
http://i.imgur.com/ISbcxsB.jpg ...

http://i.imgur.com/ISbcxsB.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/WD1IAYW.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/TUNNDGU.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 2,046
Views: 230,436
Posted By nwpa
Very roughly speaking, 450,000 motorcycles are...

Very roughly speaking, 450,000 motorcycles are sold in the US every year (it varies, but that's a decent ballpark). This includes scooters, off-road, etc.

Also, until the WC, BMW sales were about...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-14-2013, 04:08 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 100,129
Posted By nwpa
I like that you started on a trials bike. I can't...

I like that you started on a trials bike. I can't think of a better way to get started and learn valuable fundamentals before hitting the road.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,417
Posted By nwpa
I started using these this year and switch back...

I started using these this year and switch back and forth between these and foam for comfort. These are more comfortable than foam for long periods.

http://earplugsonline.com/

I also bought...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,447
Posted By nwpa
Not at all...he was riding with conviction, and...

Not at all...he was riding with conviction, and not letting some cunt in a semi make a decision on when, where, and how he's going to ride. :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,417
Posted By nwpa
Your history and mine are almost identical, and...

Your history and mine are almost identical, and based on your "procedure" we're likely close to the same age.

I have over 40 years riding (and shooting), and despite always taking precautions...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,447
Posted By nwpa
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/awG4RP__xQo" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-12-2013, 05:25 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 96,381
Posted By nwpa
Can we drop this unwinnable gun argument shit...

Can we drop this unwinnable gun argument shit before this thread is killed?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 96,381
Posted By nwpa
Unfortunately he didn't have the story quite...

Unfortunately he didn't have the story quite straight, but the general intent is still accurate.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,447
Posted By nwpa
Not that I owe you any explanation, but I have 48...

Not that I owe you any explanation, but I have 48 states, three countries and 43 riding years under my belt, and currently enjoy a 1200GS. And I plan on living to enjoy another good 20 years of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,447
Posted By nwpa
You're not an ATGATT kinda guy I guess....

You're not an ATGATT kinda guy I guess....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 96,381
Posted By nwpa
NYPD Internal Affairs cop part of biker ride that ended in beating

http://nypost.com/2013/10/10/nypd-internal-affairs-cop-part-of-biker-ride-that-ended-in-beating/
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,284
Posted By nwpa
Guess it depends on the circumstances. The...

Guess it depends on the circumstances. The intersection I had in my mind could be a killer, but I guess under some circumstances (slower or more predictable traffic) I'd be more comfortable.

The...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,284
Posted By nwpa
Dangerous. Your view of oncoming traffic, and...

Dangerous. Your view of oncoming traffic, and their view of you is limited by any cars on your left.

Rude or no, it's a dangerous move.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2013, 02:51 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 96,381
Posted By nwpa
Though the distinction is slight, the detective...

Though the distinction is slight, the detective was beating the car, not the driver. The fact any were there at all is disturbing, and there were several.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 96,381
Posted By nwpa
Shows the Samaritan coming up and getting between...

Shows the Samaritan coming up and getting between the victim and the assailants. Guy was really a hero here, though I doubt he sees it that way.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 96,381
Posted By nwpa
https://twitter.com/evovillen also on...

https://twitter.com/evovillen

also on photobucket (google evovillen), NSFW

Not so much undercover anymore
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 96,381
Posted By nwpa
http://nypost.com/2013/10/09/meet-the-cop-arrested...

http://nypost.com/2013/10/09/meet-the-cop-arrested-in-biker-gang-attack/
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 28,693
Posted By nwpa
Dinged. Yes, that's what they did. They dinged...

Dinged. Yes, that's what they did. They dinged his car. And his skull. And nearly did the same to his wife and child.

The end result is proof enough to me that he had valid reason to worry about...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 28,693
Posted By nwpa
Let's also remember that one of those arrested...

Let's also remember that one of those arrested already said that he didn't hit the SUV driver. That is, until faced with video proof. Then he remembered.

And the police officer who said he only...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 28,693
Posted By nwpa
And the helmets ultimately used to smash out the...

And the helmets ultimately used to smash out the windows and strike the driver.

Oh wait, that was just "getting the driver's ID" according to another lawyer...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 28,693
Posted By nwpa
[QUOTE=skalding;22515294]No statements have been...

[QUOTE=skalding;22515294]No statements have been made (by anyone as far as I know) to say that's what happened when the SUV was initially stopped.

QUOTE]

Up to this point publicly, this is...
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