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Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 54,705
Posted By Sticky Throttle
Bump. Anyone else tried the gear shift assistant...

Bump. Anyone else tried the gear shift assistant on a GS/LC? :ear
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2,904
Views: 924,022
Posted By Sticky Throttle
Say there Ojai, what kind of tail bag is that? ...

Say there Ojai, what kind of tail bag is that? Source? :ear
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2,532
Views: 448,066
Posted By Sticky Throttle
ESA warning light

Same thing happened to me today with my '14 GS. The only thing that would reset the ESA was to put the bike on the centerstand (while off) and then restart from there. Seems fine now, but I'll...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,065,424
Posted By Sticky Throttle
Yep. White springs rule...ya filthy animal. ...

Yep. White springs rule...ya filthy animal. :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,379
Posted By Sticky Throttle
Polycarbonate vs Acrylic

BTW, I assume the stock BMW screen for the water boxer is polycarbonate? Please advise. :lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,379
Posted By Sticky Throttle
Useful info as well as hilarious, Sir Rhubarb. ...

Useful info as well as hilarious, Sir Rhubarb. How can I join the NationalCycle testing crew? :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,614
Posted By Sticky Throttle
Wink Vasser Boxer is sehr gut

Had an '03 FJR (fastest of the fastest FJRs). Loved it. Not quite a liter sport bike, but had some serious thrust, nonetheless. Sold it this past Sept.

My FJR had the Yamaha touring W/S. It...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,017
Posted By Sticky Throttle
Fine looking Rallye, Cozmo.

Fine looking Rallye, Cozmo.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,476
Posted By Sticky Throttle
:rofl:rofl:rofl How true!

:rofl:rofl:rofl How true!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,218,727
Posted By Sticky Throttle
Utah 12! :wink:

Utah 12! :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,901
Posted By Sticky Throttle
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,022
Posted By Sticky Throttle
Time for a drag

On my FJR. Pulled up behind a Porsche at a red light. He revs his engine and is looking at me through the rear-view mirror. It took a second, but I caught on and nodded. Somewhat in disbelief. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,022
Posted By Sticky Throttle
Bikes have two tires, cars have four (which are...

Bikes have two tires, cars have four (which are wider (more rubber to the road) plus, generally, a lower center of gravity). So, bikes win on the straights and cars in the corners.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-09-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 22,047
Posted By Sticky Throttle
I used to race motocross. You?

I used to race motocross. You?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-09-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 22,047
Posted By Sticky Throttle
And then you'd be wrong again.

And then you'd be wrong again.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-09-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 22,047
Posted By Sticky Throttle
Wow. High marks for intelligent, broad-minded...

Wow. High marks for intelligent, broad-minded comments.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-09-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 22,047
Posted By Sticky Throttle
Sorry, I'm trying to understand your point but...

Sorry, I'm trying to understand your point but have no idea where "trivial" came from in the definition of sport, or where that term applies to something that's a passion/sport for many here.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-07-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 22,047
Posted By Sticky Throttle
Yep, ya got me. I see your point. I would never...

Yep, ya got me. I see your point. I would never buy a Maserati or a Ferrari sports car for the sport of it. They're clearly utilitarian vehicles for transportation only. What would "sport" have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-07-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 22,047
Posted By Sticky Throttle
Depends on your intent. Seems to me you could do...

Depends on your intent. Seems to me you could do either or both.

How many sportbike riders do you know who buy a liter bike strictly for transportation? It can be transportation and, depending...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-07-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 22,047
Posted By Sticky Throttle
Sorry, this discussion of semantics is a waste of...

Sorry, this discussion of semantics is a waste of time. My points:

1. Motorcycling doesn't have to be racing to be a sport; a spirited track-day ride, dual-sporting to Alaska, or bettering your...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-07-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 22,047
Posted By Sticky Throttle
www.dictionary.com Sport [spawrt,...

www.dictionary.com
Sport [spawrt, spohrt] noun
1.an athletic activity requiring skill or physical prowess and often of a competitive nature, as racing, baseball, tennis, golf, bowling,...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,918
Posted By Sticky Throttle
I have PivotPegz. Didn't think I'd like them,...

I have PivotPegz. Didn't think I'd like them, but do. No maint problems.

Am pleased, but no other experience to compare with. Mostly street riding on a GS.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-07-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 22,047
Posted By Sticky Throttle
Curious--why is motorcycling not a sport? Does...

Curious--why is motorcycling not a sport? Does that mean if you don't play competitive golf (as in, for money, on the PGA Tour), it's not a sport? Or is running not a sport unless you are in a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,607
Posted By Sticky Throttle
Bigger tanks matter

Hmm, guess you'd call this a case of "tank envy?" :huh
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,607
Posted By Sticky Throttle
Thumb Love the GS

First of all, thank you for your service.

I haven't ridden a GSA, so no opinion on that, but the wind protection from the GS is surprisingly good. Even with only 5.4 gallons its tall stature...
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,708
Posted By Sticky Throttle
S Plugs

The S Plugs earbuds are great. Insert far enough in yur ears that they touch your brain or each other, whichever comes first. :wink:

http://www.plugup.com/the_S_plug_stereo_earbuds_s/67.htm
...
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2,115
Views: 574,869
Posted By Sticky Throttle
What he said.

+1. Another FJR owner here whose bags always lock...:deal
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 28,484
Posted By Sticky Throttle
+1. Well said.

+1. Well said.
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 28,484
Posted By Sticky Throttle
You've come fairly close to describing a Ninja...

You've come fairly close to describing a Ninja 1000 with Givi's (except for the shaft drive), or possibly an FZ1 or a Sprint GT. An S10 might even fit your qualifications. All are already available...
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,839
Posted By Sticky Throttle
Web link?

Web link?
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,839
Posted By Sticky Throttle
Best undies for cold weather riding?

Best thermal underwear...what say ye? :hmmmmm
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,502
Posted By Sticky Throttle
Freeze-out stuff from Cycle Gear

Bump...

Same question. Anyone got the Freeze-out stuff? Does it work?

Other recommendations for cold weather riding underwear? :hmmmmm
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,102
Posted By Sticky Throttle
Valk's are great!

Got a Valkyrie Interstate. Love it. Nimble handling, quiet, vibration free. Reliable too. Absolutely no problem with heat (not sure how that happened to someone else). The Valk is definitely not...
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 43,541
Posted By Sticky Throttle
Performance First!

:lol3 :lol3 :lol3

More! More!
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 43,541
Posted By Sticky Throttle
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 43,541
Posted By Sticky Throttle
Give us the CB1100!

+1 on the idea/request to bring the CB1100 to the US!
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 3,950
Views: 631,935
Posted By Sticky Throttle
+1. The fact that the FJR has such a great...

+1.

The fact that the FJR has such a great engine but only needs 87 octane while getting over 40 mpg (46.9 mpg over 40k miles for me) is quite impressive. A great performer for the money, but...
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3,950
Views: 631,935
Posted By Sticky Throttle
Got one. Expensive. Works well. Is reliable. ...

Got one. Expensive. Works well. Is reliable. And the Guymer brothers (in Australia) provide great support (despite being half a world away).

--A happy customer here. :wink:
Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 43,541
Posted By Sticky Throttle
What is Honda thinking?

Honda seems to be lost in space lately. In my estimation they used to be a trusted leader in the industry--both in terms of market foresight and engineering/performance. Now, I have no idea who's at...
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,939
Posted By Sticky Throttle
5 speed

I'm wary of hijacking this thread, so I'll try to end my comments on 5 speeds with this post.

I'm not saying that one is always better than the other (5 speed vs 6). What I am saying is that...
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