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Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,337
Posted By F.P.
I run a BMW small tank bag on my GSA and use a...

I run a BMW small tank bag on my GSA and use a standard Camelback bladder and hose (no insluation) I pulled from my bicycle gear, I can't remember the size but it fits kinda snug in the tank bag,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-05-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 34,987
Posted By F.P.
Our depart date is moving around still, looking...

Our depart date is moving around still, looking like July 11 or 18...if we leave on the 11th we'll roll out of Jarbidge on the 12th, possibly the 13th... routes still in the "negotiation" stage....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-04-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 34,987
Posted By F.P.
Oldtimer- What are your dates? I am riding...

Oldtimer-
What are your dates? I am riding South to North leaving mid-July. Might be 3 of us....
FP
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-03-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5,336
Views: 532,971
Posted By F.P.
WOW, beautiful pics! Get me OUT of the San Jo NOW!

WOW, beautiful pics! Get me OUT of the San Jo NOW!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By F.P.
Another 07 GSA owner here, I get the...

Another 07 GSA owner here,
I get the occasional missed shift when WFO and not using the clutch. I dismiss it as poor technique on my part.
FP
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By F.P.
+1 on the cut up detergent bottles. FP

+1 on the cut up detergent bottles.
FP
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 22,576
Posted By F.P.
Great read and pictures! Thanks for taking the...

Great read and pictures! Thanks for taking the time to put it together.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-07-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 5,336
Views: 532,971
Posted By F.P.
John, Thanks for the pics, lot's of great...

John,
Thanks for the pics, lot's of great memories riding and 4x4ing around Soldier Meadows. Too bad about HRC closure, the ride out to 447 is nice. Countless trails out there.
Never soaked at the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-05-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5,336
Views: 532,971
Posted By F.P.
Did you hit the hot springs at Soldier Meadows?...

Did you hit the hot springs at Soldier Meadows? More pics!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 953
Posted By F.P.
It's for hanging your whale foreskin riding suit...

It's for hanging your whale foreskin riding suit after a spirited ride to Starbucks.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-28-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 34,987
Posted By F.P.
TKC front and K60 rear will make the trip for...

TKC front and K60 rear will make the trip for sure. No need to freshen up at the start of the BDR. Easily 7K from the TKC and 10K for the K60 in my experience on a 12GSA. YMMV.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-14-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5,336
Views: 532,971
Posted By F.P.
Roger that. I'll be on the GSA.

Roger that. I'll be on the GSA.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-14-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5,336
Views: 532,971
Posted By F.P.
Plan on attending this as well. What's the...

Plan on attending this as well. What's the parking sitaution at the P&C?
See you there.
FP
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,599
Posted By F.P.
2007 GSA ----fried my FD at 23K miles, San Jose...

2007 GSA ----fried my FD at 23K miles, San Jose BMW replaced the whole unit under warranty. Still running strong at 50K (as I knock on wood!)
Sorry to hear about your experience, good luck.
FP
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-03-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 34,987
Posted By F.P.
Thanks IR. I have a self imposed limit of 7...

Thanks IR. I have a self imposed limit of 7 nights when I abandon all family responsibities for some "me" time. Not sure I can do the IDBDR and make it home to San Jose in that time. I did the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-31-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 34,987
Posted By F.P.
how long to complete the IDBDR?

Hey Idaho-ers,
Looking at the IDBDR this summer....
This route seems pretty tame, lot's of big ol' fire roads and such. What would be a reasonable expectation of daily mileage? Can the route be...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-21-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,726
Posted By F.P.
Unless you wanna spend a good 20-30 minutes...

Unless you wanna spend a good 20-30 minutes checking the mattress, bed frames, furniture, outlet plates, pictures on the wall, pulling off baseboards, etc. YOU ARE KIDDING YOURSELF IF YOU THINK YOU...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,447
Posted By F.P.
That's a good excuse for a 419 mile ride. Ride...

That's a good excuse for a 419 mile ride. Ride that firggin bike!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,381
Posted By F.P.
How dare you suggest a practical solution to our...

How dare you suggest a practical solution to our overwhelming state of preplexity! As a BMW owner I need a brand named high dollar product festooned with logo and graphic, not some thrift store...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,439
Posted By F.P.
I am scared to adjust my valves. What will happen...

I am scared to adjust my valves. What will happen if I do it wrong?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,915
Posted By F.P.
TKC front, K60 rear. Ran it from Cali to Utah,...

TKC front, K60 rear. Ran it from Cali to Utah, did a bunch of the UTBDR and back home. Like this combo a lot, but that damn K60 refuses to wear out. May try the Mitas E07 rear this time, claims to...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 996
Posted By F.P.
Replaced mine this year with this: ...

Replaced mine this year with this:
http://www.batterymart.com/p-Big-Crank-ETX14-Battery.html

Hey, it has flames on it and with a name like Big Crank it seemed like a no brainer. Made in Murka!...
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 138,490
Posted By F.P.
THANK YOU for taking the time to share your...

THANK YOU for taking the time to share your journey with us!
-FP
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-24-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,887
Posted By F.P.
Riding solo from CA and meeting 2 riders from the...

Riding solo from CA and meeting 2 riders from the Northwest. Meet up at Soldier Summit. We have limited time and have ridden lots of trees so we cut that out of this trip. The desert is what were...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-23-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,887
Posted By F.P.
UTBDR at Soldier Summit

Hey UTBDRers,
I am planning on jumping on the UTBDR at Soildier Summit and run south. How many days you figure to complete the route from there? Leaving CA September 9, staying at SS that night...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,179
Posted By F.P.
http://www.gsessories.com/product_info.php?cPath=3...

http://www.gsessories.com/product_info.php?cPath=36&products_id=182

Don't know anything about the vendor, just sumtin I ran across looking at their cool trunk thingys.
FP
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,001
Posted By F.P.
First time seeing those skidders, seem stout...

First time seeing those skidders, seem stout enough. Let me know if you want to unload your Adv Designs guards, I like scratches.
FP
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,383
Posted By F.P.
Hmmmmm.....any pics of your modified K60s?...

Hmmmmm.....any pics of your modified K60s? Performance review? I was thinking of doing the same thing, but being that I don't own a tire cutter (yet) I haven't.
Sorry for the hijak...
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 589
Posted By F.P.
Nomad Rider: Great customer service

A quick shout out to Gary at Nomad Rider. When a seam had come undone on the underside of my Venture bag I emailed NR and Gary replaced the bag without hesitation.He even shipped the new bag without...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,328
Posted By F.P.
My "wave back" observation around the SF Bay...

My "wave back" observation around the SF Bay Area:
The SOA wannabees never wave back, they might be too scared to take a hand off the ape hangers, I dunno.
The squids always wave back
The HOG...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-29-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,679
Posted By F.P.
I still think that today at 45. I hope he does,...

I still think that today at 45. I hope he does, too.
FP
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-29-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,679
Posted By F.P.
It's funny how we all curse our beloved Fat...

It's funny how we all curse our beloved Fat Fucking Pig when she's done nothing wrong. She's just a Fat Fucking Pig being a Fat Fucking Pig.
Good shit, all of us who own a Fat Fucking Pig have been...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By F.P.
I picked up a used GS screen, cut it down to just...

I picked up a used GS screen, cut it down to just above the cluster and put it on my GSA a few months back. LOVE it. Still running the winglets, never thought of takin em off. Let us know your...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,014
Posted By F.P.
Assuming they were stored out of direct sunlight,...

Assuming they were stored out of direct sunlight, and who da fug would store tires in the elements, then I would most certainly run them.
FP aka The Cheap Bastard.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,714
Posted By F.P.
Sell it to Moosemeat for $515.....that dude can...

Sell it to Moosemeat for $515.....that dude can fix it.
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1,966
Views: 679,518
Posted By F.P.
Best pic of the trip! I am beginning to think...

Best pic of the trip! I am beginning to think that the DR is a decent bike.....ha.
Long may you run....
Chris
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 1,966
Views: 679,518
Posted By F.P.
YES!!! Go Jay!

YES!!! Go Jay!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-27-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By F.P.
Coco's Bike Night, that's fuggin funny! I hear...

Coco's Bike Night, that's fuggin funny! I hear they have a splendid senior menu.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,653
Posted By F.P.
Fucking Ay, me too, although I had a DR650 for 6...

Fucking Ay, me too, although I had a DR650 for 6 months at some point years earlier. Didn't even ride the GSA around the block. Looked good, wrote the check. Best mistake I ever made!
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,135
Posted By F.P.
I have a 2 piece Roadcrafter that's about 5 years...

I have a 2 piece Roadcrafter that's about 5 years old with 35K miles on it. Never washed, never nikwaxed. Never leaked until last year in a 5 hour downpour through Northern California. SUCKED ASS. It...
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