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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By Boondox
I went from an 07 GS to a '10 GSA and it was a...

I went from an 07 GS to a '10 GSA and it was a huge improvement. Test rode a 14 GSAW and after considering the entire package I stayed with my 2010. Both are excellent bikes, but the camhead meets my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,404
Posted By Boondox
Harley, or any cruiser, isn't my cup of tea....

Harley, or any cruiser, isn't my cup of tea. Raised on dirt bikes, I just never could learn to like the ergos. Ditto for crotch rockets. Plus I still have a fondness for the dirt, for the ability to...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By Boondox
Wilber with black springs. Happy

Wilber with black springs. Happy
Forum: Americas 08-13-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By Boondox
Can't speak to the route as NJ has always been a...

Can't speak to the route as NJ has always been a place to avoid, but can offer a couple of suggestions for your visit to Woodstock.

The Marshfield/Rockefeller historical site is open to tours....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-08-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1,921
Views: 1,058,978
Posted By Boondox
Barley and I got pulled in NY state on the way...

Barley and I got pulled in NY state on the way back from Minnesota. Turns out the sheriff was just curious about hacks in general and traveling with a dog in particular.
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-03-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By Boondox
Thanks, guys. I saw your responses but lost...

Thanks, guys. I saw your responses but lost signal before I could respond. That worked, and I was able to hear for the remainder of the ride home.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-02-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4,308
Views: 263,299
Posted By Boondox
All but the last downhill section on the Stowe...

All but the last downhill section on the Stowe side is passable Class 4. Trapps would have you believe the ski trail is their property, but it is in fact Class 4. The section on the Stowe side is a...
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,340
Posted By Boondox
Plus 100 on customer service! On the way to...

Plus 100 on customer service! On the way to Minnesota last month a fastener on one of my home made mods damaged the dimmer switch to my Clearwater lights. All four of them (Kristas on the GSA and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,670
Posted By Boondox
There was a time I made a plan and stuck with it...

There was a time I made a plan and stuck with it no matter what. Riding in the rain, no big deal. Camping in the rain, not much fun. Camping in the rain with a wet dog who waits till he's inside the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4,642
Views: 706,694
Posted By Boondox
Washed 4800 miles of bugs, mud and road grit off...

Washed 4800 miles of bugs, mud and road grit off the sidecar. Tomorrow I'll start on the bike.
Forum: Vendors 08-01-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 31,253
Posted By Boondox
Love my LD Comfort gear! The only thing I don't...

Love my LD Comfort gear! The only thing I don't like about them is the fly; it's just big enough to cut off the flow so I just tug the shorts down in front to pump bilges.

That said, the fly makes...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,857
Posted By Boondox
rallies

rallies
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-26-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By Boondox
Pairing sequence help needed

I'm on the road 1800 miles from home. Just replaced a defective SRC and need to pair it to my Zumo 660. No phone just a simple link to the gps. Do I first need to nuke the old devices?
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 76,549
Posted By Boondox
I have the SRC and have never had decent sound...

I have the SRC and have never had decent sound quality, and had so many dropped calls I unpaired it from my iPhone 4S. Sound quality for directions sounds like Charlie Brown's teacher, but does...
Forum: Hacks 07-22-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,140
Posted By Boondox
Nope, mine is a Hannigan. And you can rest...

Nope, mine is a Hannigan. And you can rest assured I avoid big cities like the plague. Ditto for the slab unless I have time to make up from playing too long in the dirt.

Speaking of dirt, the...
Forum: Hacks 07-21-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,140
Posted By Boondox
Barley and I crossed the Mighty Mac last evening...

Barley and I crossed the Mighty Mac last evening and traversed the eastern UP today. Had a blast in an unexpected way. On Google Earth I could see that some of the roads I selected were dirt, which I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By Boondox
Cold hasn't bothered my GS or GSA. This is...

Cold hasn't bothered my GS or GSA. This is Vermont cold; I ride as long as the roads are clear and the temp is 10 above zero or higher...though once my temp display malfunctioned and the LED at the...
Forum: Hacks 07-11-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,140
Posted By Boondox
Barley and I will be there, probably arriving...

Barley and I will be there, probably arriving Friday early. It will be great to see you again! Is the Divine Ms M coming too?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,182
Posted By Boondox
Five bucks each at the dealer. Two bucks each at...

Five bucks each at the dealer. Two bucks each at Wunderlich.com. If you piss and moan about the shipping charges they'll put em in a Priority Mail box for $5 and some change.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By Boondox
The last time Barley and I went down there for...

The last time Barley and I went down there for service we had the usual fantastic experience. A few days later I got a package from them. In addition to the M&Ms they had shipped Barley's water bowl...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-04-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 10,075
Posted By Boondox
I love my GS and GSA, though will admit they are...

I love my GS and GSA, though will admit they are about the ugliest things on the planet. Still, when you live in a rural state where only half the roads are paved, ride them both like you stole them,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-04-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,931
Posted By Boondox
Damn! I'm supposed to read all that stuff?:lol3

Damn! I'm supposed to read all that stuff?:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,318
Posted By Boondox
True. When I hear that two-types crap I look at...

True. When I hear that two-types crap I look at the source. With that comes understanding. If I rode the way they did, taking no personal responsibility for my own safety, then yes, a crash might be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,181
Posted By Boondox
Once last year and twice three years ago.

Once last year and twice three years ago.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,181
Posted By Boondox
As a responsible rider on a very quiet machine...

As a responsible rider on a very quiet machine who has been turned away from campgrounds because of the irresponsible few, I can understand the sentiment.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,931
Posted By Boondox
If you happen to be near civilization when hail...

If you happen to be near civilization when hail or torrential rain hits, search for carwash on your GPS. Nobody uses the self-serve kind in a storm and they are excellent places to rest up while...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-27-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 679
Posted By Boondox
Head up north. Unfold map of Vermont. Notice the...

Head up north. Unfold map of Vermont. Notice the spine of the Green Mtns running north to south, flanked on the east by Rte 100 and on the west by 7 and in some cases smaller routes a bit further to...
Forum: Americas 06-25-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,545
Posted By Boondox
Max BMW sells a booklet that summarizes all state...

Max BMW sells a booklet that summarizes all state laws on the topic
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-22-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 798
Posted By Boondox
Passes

Passes
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-20-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,166
Posted By Boondox
My wife and I rescue and rehab/rehome abused...

My wife and I rescue and rehab/rehome abused goldens. After dealing with several other rescues I would not disagree with your summary.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-19-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,166
Posted By Boondox
People handle the loss of a cherished dog...

People handle the loss of a cherished dog differently. It's a very personal thing. Having eight beloved goldens buried in our family graveyard in the meadow, the only advice I can offer is don't get...
Forum: Vendors 06-18-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,313
Posted By Boondox
Just ordered a copy thru your Webpage. Looking...

Just ordered a copy thru your Webpage. Looking forward to it, and thank you for being the inspiration to sharing adventure with my own dog. Barley thanks you as well.

Pete and Barley
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4,642
Views: 706,694
Posted By Boondox
I never understood watches. Especially those so...

I never understood watches. Especially those so detailed that you need your kids to read them for you after middle age. :huh
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,603
Posted By Boondox
If you were closer we could trade for a month and...

If you were closer we could trade for a month and see how we felt about it...

My long distance trips are with Barley in the 2010 GSA/sidecar rig. I use the 07 GS for day trips and gravel roads...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-11-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,791
Posted By Boondox
There are numerous excellent threads on this very...

There are numerous excellent threads on this very topic. Search is your friend, and will uncover a wealth of sound advice.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-11-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,068
Posted By Boondox
Head up north. Unfold map of Vermont. Notice the...

Head up north. Unfold map of Vermont. Notice the spine of the Green Mtns running north to south, flanked on the east by Rte 100 and on the west by 7 and in some cases smaller routes a bit further to...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,686
Posted By Boondox
Every winter I clean both my bikes and apply...

Every winter I clean both my bikes and apply multiple coats of carnauba wax, but only because the snow is four feet deep and I'm bored out of my friggin mind! The rest of the year I just ride in...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,099
Posted By Boondox
I went with WESA when my OEM shocks wore out....

I went with WESA when my OEM shocks wore out. With OEM I never really changed the settings because they were pre-set for a 160 pound tall German, so my fat ass required that it be kept on the 2-up...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 19,552
Posted By Boondox
This. Absolutely!

This. Absolutely!
Forum: Trip Planning 06-03-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,514
Posted By Boondox
This. And I never set out on a long trip with...

This. And I never set out on a long trip with anyone I haven't ridden with for some time. A mismatch in riding styles can result in a miserable time for both.
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