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Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4,443
Views: 531,614
Posted By Iron Rey
WOW, this thread has come off the rails... lol

WOW, this thread has come off the rails... lol
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 736
Posted By Iron Rey
Friz (Cartoon Man) your an asshole :rofl My kind...

Friz (Cartoon Man) your an asshole :rofl My kind of asshole...
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 782
Views: 133,579
Posted By Iron Rey
The engine is similar to the S1000RR and...

The engine is similar to the S1000RR and identical to the S1000R, I have both and with about 20K miles (not a lot, I know) between them they have been bulletproof, very nice power plants, yea, the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4,443
Views: 531,614
Posted By Iron Rey
No, that example was the Ford transmissions from...

No, that example was the Ford transmissions from the early eighties, some were built in Japan, some in America, people wanted the Japanese built transmissions because they shifted smother and had...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 133,579
Posted By Iron Rey
????? I put $500 down on a loaded XR,...

?????

I put $500 down on a loaded XR, price is as advertised, don't know where you are getting $21K...
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,622
Posted By Iron Rey
GTL, and if you ignore the Misses, I won't! :rofl

GTL, and if you ignore the Misses, I won't! :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4,443
Views: 531,614
Posted By Iron Rey
I am not casting aspersions, but there really...

I am not casting aspersions, but there really isn't anything "ultra premium" about this bike from all available details. No computer assist to help you put all that power to the ground (I know, we...
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,622
Posted By Iron Rey
TarTripper, You only called the bike a K16, was...

TarTripper, You only called the bike a K16, was it a GT or GTL? They are completely different bikes, I love my GT, I have (and still) own boxers, did a fortnight on a RT a couple of years ago, nice...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,961
Posted By Iron Rey
My first GSA was an '08, first year of the cam...

My first GSA was an '08, first year of the cam head, traded it late in the '10 model year with 145K miles and it still ran like clockwork. Traded it for the '10 because of the shiny new cam head...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 823
Posted By Iron Rey
Cee-Bailey

Cee-Bailey
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-23-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7,519
Views: 2,581,046
Posted By Iron Rey
:doh

:doh
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-23-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7,519
Views: 2,581,046
Posted By Iron Rey
Don't get it I guess, ours in Wisconsin say 15......

Don't get it I guess, ours in Wisconsin say 15...

Thought these were common everywhere.
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4,443
Views: 531,614
Posted By Iron Rey
Motus reminds me of the Excelsior Henderson...

Motus reminds me of the Excelsior Henderson fiasco, I lived in nearby Chaska when this was going on, the state of Minnesota threw a BUNCH of money at them, build a pretty, state of the art assembly...
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,857
Posted By Iron Rey
Problem in the spring is that bike prices tend to...

Problem in the spring is that bike prices tend to go up, in fact you will start seeing that soon. Keep your expectations in line with your budget, check the damn bike out, if the frame is OK (ask...
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,385
Posted By Iron Rey
I inherited an ST1300, typical Honda reliability,...

I inherited an ST1300, typical Honda reliability, fast but not much personality, as stated previously heat was a BIG issue for me to. Traded it for an 800 GS (ended up hating that as well :doh)
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,299
Posted By Iron Rey
I had an '08, cast it aside with nary a problem...

I had an '08, cast it aside with nary a problem for a 2010, it had over 125K of my own miles and the current owner has it over 200K, I split the bike at 100K and greased everything down, was going to...
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,385
Posted By Iron Rey
There are a ton of LT's on the market, maybe not...

There are a ton of LT's on the market, maybe not in your price point but you should still be able to get a good deal. I had one, oil change really wasn't a big deal at all, you will become...
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,242
Posted By Iron Rey
I do a majority of my own maintenance (thanks...

I do a majority of my own maintenance (thanks JVB!) but I really don't record shit, easier that way I have a good enough memory if something seems akimbo and will keep an eye on it. My first GSA, a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 960
Posted By Iron Rey
That's it in a nutshell, or nutsack.

That's it in a nutshell, or nutsack.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By Iron Rey
Problem is probably as stated, however, keep an...

Problem is probably as stated, however, keep an eye on it, not sure what you are riding or how many miles, but I know from my time in the Philippines that the gas there can be pretty marginal, unsure...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 820
Posted By Iron Rey
I had a concern on my first GSA, rears tended to...

I had a concern on my first GSA, rears tended to wear fairly rapidly, after some research, found that the ASC (Auto Stability Control) activates the rear break to help when you loose traction, if...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,519
Posted By Iron Rey
That's BS, every new BMW I have purchased had...

That's BS, every new BMW I have purchased had less than 2 miles on it save one, it had 5 as they had to drive that far to the gas station to fill it up. When I pick up my HP4, the agreement is no...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,253
Posted By Iron Rey
Did you ever get this sorted?

Did you ever get this sorted?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,253
Posted By Iron Rey
Sounds like a scam, proceed with caution.

Sounds like a scam, proceed with caution.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,574
Posted By Iron Rey
Personally I wouldn't throw any money at shocks...

Personally I wouldn't throw any money at shocks right away unless there is a problem with existing, be careful about throwing money at something just because someone else recommends it, you may...
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 34,758
Posted By Iron Rey
WOW. Read the whole thread, man, people...

WOW.

Read the whole thread, man, people are very protective of their riding choices, if it isn't their thing they are so quick to tear it down.

Why I put a deposit on an S1000XR.

I...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-11-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,836
Posted By Iron Rey
H2R Supercharged Kawi, saw it and its road legal...

H2R Supercharged Kawi, saw it and its road legal sibling the H2 at the IMS show. $52K for the one in the picture, claiming 300hp
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 133,579
Posted By Iron Rey
Me and my Little But Fierce Canadian girlfriend...

Me and my Little But Fierce Canadian girlfriend went to the show in Minnesnowta last weekend, had a great time throwing our legs over everything, she is in love with the Indian Scout, R9T, and the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 550
Posted By Iron Rey
I have Nav V cradles on all of my bikes,...

I have Nav V cradles on all of my bikes, including non-BMW, (except off-road), have 2 Nav 5's that I can switch to whatever bike I am riding and have one for a better half, kid, or friend who is...
Forum: Equipment 02-08-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,113
Posted By Iron Rey
I'm 6'2", over 300 lbm, Kermit with leg...

I'm 6'2", over 300 lbm, Kermit with leg extensions has been working great for me for 8 years, I pack it wherever it needs to be packed.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,673
Posted By Iron Rey
Any issues next to the exhaust or did you leave...

Any issues next to the exhaust or did you leave that area bare?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-05-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7,519
Views: 2,581,046
Posted By Iron Rey
A car driving into a pan of bacon!

A car driving into a pan of bacon!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-05-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3,913
Views: 897,724
Posted By Iron Rey
Somewhere in Central Idaho, Highway 287 (or 87) I...

Somewhere in Central Idaho, Highway 287 (or 87) I believe. My riding buddy rode the shit out of that Sporty, I found a "back way" into West Yellowstone that was a literal cow path, complete with cow...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,544
Posted By Iron Rey
Not trying to be an asshole here, but what is...

Not trying to be an asshole here, but what is leading you to believe it needs to be cleaned?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,769
Posted By Iron Rey
Not a fan of coating the insides, makes it a...

Not a fan of coating the insides, makes it a hassle if you need to repair, like Jim's idea with the reusable grocery bags, otherwise I use Cee Bailey's in black.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,419
Posted By Iron Rey
I shop at least every 2-3 years, had Flo forever...

I shop at least every 2-3 years, had Flo forever but when I moved from Killinois to Leftconsin my rates took a huge jump, other than a couple of speeding tickets, I have had no claims or anything...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 882
Posted By Iron Rey
I lost mine in a parking lot on a trip when I...

I lost mine in a parking lot on a trip when I changed out my burnt out low beam, stopped at two dealers during the trip, no luck and they really couldn't be bothered, knew I would be going past my...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-27-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,575
Posted By Iron Rey
Mooslesprout; ...

Mooslesprout;

http://i660.photobucket.com/albums/uu322/ryan8758/Mooslesprout_zps85e7b430.jpg

And "Heather" (She lost half her leg eventually), daughter dearest very reluctantly gave up one of...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-27-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8,290
Views: 8,012,994
Posted By Iron Rey
I am guessing you are referencing the "stone"...

I am guessing you are referencing the "stone" lady on the bench?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,614
Posted By Iron Rey
I was discussing this on a lesser forum I am a...

I was discussing this on a lesser forum I am a member of, I told the story of when I was in Cortez, CO and a strong wind came down off the Chapin Mesa, I was sitting at a picnic table with my...
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