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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-16-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 10,293
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Posted By oz97tj
It could be. Here in Michigan, home of the big 3...

It could be. Here in Michigan, home of the big 3 auto makers, "Merica" is in full force. Foreign auyos are fairly rare and Harley is by far the reigning king of bikes here. Jap bikes are pretty...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-13-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,175,638
Posted By oz97tj
Pick on me on all you want. I welcome it. Its...

Pick on me on all you want. I welcome it. Its fun. Hell, make fun of GS owners all yoy want o here. We all poke fun here. I just dont get random snarkiness from strangers in real life. That makes no...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-13-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,175,638
Posted By oz97tj
Not sensitive at all. Just making a completely...

Not sensitive at all. Just making a completely ridiculous statement just like he did. I dont think merely owning a bike makes anyone typical anything yet so many label GS owners because of a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-13-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,175,638
Posted By oz97tj
Do you believe youre a fucking prick? If so,...

Do you believe youre a fucking prick? If so, that would make you the dickhead making the unprovoked comments and accusations I was talking about.

I like riding without having limits so the ADV...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,175,638
Posted By oz97tj
Weird. I bought my first GS ('07) when I was 31....

Weird. I bought my first GS ('07) when I was 31. I now have a '13 GS and am 34. I just ride the damn thing as much as possible. Conversely, ive had more old shmucks make completely random smart ass...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,231
Posted By oz97tj
Mine were purchased as soon as they came...

Mine were purchased as soon as they came available. They work as they should and exactly like the ones on my '07 did.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,175,638
Posted By oz97tj
Thats just ridiculous. Good attempt though. ...

Thats just ridiculous. Good attempt though.

Point is, our laws are based on socially accepted principles. They are very fluid. Would I like to filter on my bike? Yes. But I wouldnt do it where...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-26-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,175,638
Posted By oz97tj
Or maybe he too was a motorcyclist and was giving...

Or maybe he too was a motorcyclist and was giving you the WTF because you were doing something blatantly illegal that pisses everyone off and makes all riders look like cock nozzles. Your comparison...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-05-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 36,040
Posted By oz97tj
Nice photo! You even got the flags! Haha ...

Nice photo! You even got the flags! Haha

fyi, he is standing directly behind the gate that I posted. He posted the photo I was hoping for but the dark wouldnt allow.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-04-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 632
Views: 36,040
Posted By oz97tj
If you've never been to a National cemetery, you...

If you've never been to a National cemetery, you need to go. It's really humbling and beautiful at the same time. I've never been in one at 130 AM before, but to be honest it struck me in a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-03-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 36,040
Posted By oz97tj
I work midnights and with not much to do during...

I work midnights and with not much to do during the middle of the night, I decided to go for a ride...

http://i622.photobucket.com/albums/tt303/oz97tj/20140704_004157_zpsbm7355rd.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,890
Posted By oz97tj
Rigids are nice lights. Ive had a few different...

Rigids are nice lights. Ive had a few different sets myself.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,890
Posted By oz97tj
Not American made. American assembled.

Not American made. American assembled.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,418
Posted By oz97tj
I ran those $18 specials a few years ago on a...

I ran those $18 specials a few years ago on a previous GS. They did the trick but were ugly!

I see in the new Touratech catalog there are some new pegs that are fairly minimalist. Seeing as they...
Forum: Vendors 04-17-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1,298
Views: 189,951
Posted By oz97tj
Can I trade in any brand or model LED for the...

Can I trade in any brand or model LED for the $100 LED trade in program? I have some cheapo leds that suck and would love to get a set of the big 25 watters.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-13-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,268
Posted By oz97tj
St. Ignace has a car show the last weekend of...

St. Ignace has a car show the last weekend of June every year. We go and camp on the water. That time of year has everything from 90 degreee temps to 20 degree nights and snow. Its been about 50 50...
Forum: Vendors 03-01-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,358
Posted By oz97tj
Not giving a price is code for "really damn...

Not giving a price is code for "really damn expensive". Its like the car dealer who keeps asking you to come into his office so you can talk about it.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 967
Posted By oz97tj
I've done a 150 rear / 110 front combo on my GSW....

I've done a 150 rear / 110 front combo on my GSW. It works fine. Less than half an inch narrower.

On the same token, the 190 would be about half an inch wider than stock. Should fit fine. Just...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-18-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,729
Posted By oz97tj
This explains a lot and I believe to be true. I...

This explains a lot and I believe to be true. I don't really think BMW is any more or less reliable than most of the major brands. However, with the associated costs I do take my BMW back for...
Forum: Vendors 02-15-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 99,882
Posted By oz97tj
At the end of the day, it could be simply they...

At the end of the day, it could be simply they haven't had a GSA to test fit and therefore can't recommend them yet.
Forum: Vendors 02-14-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2,168
Views: 320,436
Posted By oz97tj
I'd like a set for my GSW. H7s...

I'd like a set for my GSW. H7s...
Forum: Vendors 02-14-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 99,882
Posted By oz97tj
I believe the GlobeScout guys were talking about...

I believe the GlobeScout guys were talking about their bags fitting the factory GSA racks as they've done with the oil cooled bikes.

The subframe is the same on both bikes. They are basically...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 510,131
Posted By oz97tj
I've ran 150 rear / 110 front knobbies on my GSW....

I've ran 150 rear / 110 front knobbies on my GSW. I didn't die. There is less than half an inch difference in width. Hardly noticeable handling. No different than a switch to othre brands or models. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 510,131
Posted By oz97tj
I fully agree that some may not buy the bike due...

I fully agree that some may not buy the bike due to the headlight. I also know the headlight is hardly a part that makes the GSW what it is to ride.

Will there be some who dont buy it because of...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 510,131
Posted By oz97tj
Says you. You've been saying this over and over,...

Says you. You've been saying this over and over, but you are the only one hung up on it. It's cool, but the motor is far more the "iconic" part of this bike.



I looked the parts up online. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 510,131
Posted By oz97tj
I don't have the LED on my '13 GSW. I really...

I don't have the LED on my '13 GSW. I really wanted it, but after getting the bike, I found the headlight was quite a bit better than the oil cooled ones. Add some aux. lights like most do and it's...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,264
Posted By oz97tj
Only the new water cooled.

Only the new water cooled.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 22,761
Posted By oz97tj
My bike had 200 ish miles on it when something...

My bike had 200 ish miles on it when something came apart in the starter assembly. Seeing as my bike was one of the first 2013s around, I was quite nervous about getting my motor replaced due to...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 336,750
Posted By oz97tj
Slightly premature.

Slightly premature.
Forum: Vendors 01-20-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2,168
Views: 320,436
Posted By oz97tj
I'd love to help testing as I ride to work...

I'd love to help testing as I ride to work everyday weather allows usually in the dark as I work midnights. However, riding weather is still a month away at least. :(

I've had my eye on these...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,140
Posted By oz97tj
This thread already exists and has quite a bit of...

This thread already exists and has quite a bit of useful info.
Forum: Vendors 01-18-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 812
Views: 126,416
Posted By oz97tj
Awesome. I haven't had any problems with current...

Awesome. I haven't had any problems with current ones but then again i haven't been ableto really use them much either due to just getting the bags. It's just too bad they didn't have these...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 510,131
Posted By oz97tj
Lol. The blasphemy! Somebody in your statement...

Lol. The blasphemy! Somebody in your statement is an idiot...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 510,131
Posted By oz97tj
I've run 110/150 combo on my GSW and handling was...

I've run 110/150 combo on my GSW and handling was not affected any more than switching brands of tires. It's barely half an inch in width difference.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-13-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,175,638
Posted By oz97tj
You sound angry.:D

You sound angry.:D
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,163
Posted By oz97tj
I have my GS and a Honda ST1300. Like your...

I have my GS and a Honda ST1300. Like your issue, the ST is very sluggish handling in comparison. However, I find the differences to be nice. On occasion I get bored riding the same bike every day...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,244
Posted By oz97tj
Yes. They are nice.

Yes. They are nice.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,900
Posted By oz97tj
Well ok. Ill concede to that but its a...

Well ok. Ill concede to that but its a technicality. Lol
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,900
Posted By oz97tj
No its not.

No its not.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,825
Posted By oz97tj
People were traveling around the world almost 100...

People were traveling around the world almost 100 years ago on the very first motorcycles which were far from reliable and the world was a much larger less forgiving place. Have we really grown so...
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