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Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 22,931
Views: 2,947,344
Posted By Sniperx
"The NA service manual says 100 miles(150km) for...

"The NA service manual says 100 miles(150km) for first oil change, 600mi(1000km) for every thereafter."

Are you kidding me? Moto specific oil is more expensive than auto oil....damn.

Any...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 22,931
Views: 2,947,344
Posted By Sniperx
I was looking at the BMW parallel, but...

I was looking at the BMW parallel, but really...for the same things I can get one of these for less initial investment and cheaper repairs.

I'd still like to keep the 1150 for longer less focused...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 22,931
Views: 2,947,344
Posted By Sniperx
Hmmm.... I like the 1150gs for the get in...

Hmmm....

I like the 1150gs for the get in and out of trouble or...hey I wonder where that road goes and of course long trips. However, I'm thinking for something a little more off the beaten path...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 22,931
Views: 2,947,344
Posted By Sniperx
Feel a little safer and unburdened offroad. ...

Feel a little safer and unburdened offroad. Don't have to worry about replacing $1400 adventure tank etc.
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 22,931
Views: 2,947,344
Posted By Sniperx
Why should I not get a XR to compliment my...

Why should I not get a XR to compliment my 1150GSA?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-22-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,303
Posted By Sniperx
When you said outside lane I interpreted that to...

When you said outside lane I interpreted that to mean slow lane.

No its not legal in Nevada...I was so tempted but I held back thinking...if theres ever a time to get caught...3 miles from the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By Sniperx
Why do the headers look blue? They really that...

Why do the headers look blue? They really that hot? I've idled for a length of time before and I didn't get anything like that.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,303
Posted By Sniperx
As someone who was raised in CA and only knows CA...

As someone who was raised in CA and only knows CA riding...you're doing it wrong and will get killed.

Riding in the lane closest to the shoulder may make you "FEEL" safe, but you're actually far...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,547
Posted By Sniperx
I had a talk with a rep one day and we came to...

I had a talk with a rep one day and we came to the same conclusion.

BMW cannot sustain on current owners upgrading alone. Thus they have to make the bike more appealing to the general market....
Forum: Hacks 01-13-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3,008
Views: 515,306
Posted By Sniperx
Coolest thing "around" implies general public. ...

Coolest thing "around" implies general public. General public consensus was the iphone was the coolest thing around...especially at the time of first release.

Smartest. Vs other choices, yes.
...
Forum: Hacks 01-13-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3,008
Views: 515,306
Posted By Sniperx
Iphone

Iphone
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 557
Views: 79,734
Posted By Sniperx
My Sena 20s turned off by itself the other day...

My Sena 20s turned off by itself the other day when I was riding in extreme cold......

....My Hit-Air lanyard stayed attached though.
Forum: Hacks 01-12-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 802
Posted By Sniperx
Whats your opinion for this rig offroad...not...

Whats your opinion for this rig offroad...not crazy...just "enough". I think its too long. I don't know about the structure either. ANy thoughts?
Forum: Hacks 01-11-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 802
Posted By Sniperx
Think I might let this plane fly away.

Think I might let this plane fly away.
Forum: Hacks 01-10-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 802
Posted By Sniperx
Thanks for the input. What are the possible...

Thanks for the input. What are the possible pitfalls with the mounting?
Forum: Hacks 01-10-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 802
Posted By Sniperx
Terraplane plus 1150gsa equals.....

...disaster?

I've got a pretty good looking terra plane lined up. Any thought? Seems like a capable piece. Kind of looking for the Murphy rig feel as opposed to the standard ural style hack.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,529
Posted By Sniperx
I have the same bike...how did you get an H4 in...

I have the same bike...how did you get an H4 in there? Its designed for an H1. The H4 is HUGE in diameter compared to the H1/H7...you'd have to have augered out the metal bulb holder.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,529
Posted By Sniperx
Don't do this. I went LED. I changed from HID...

Don't do this. I went LED. I changed from HID to LED....worse pattern lower output. I kept the high beam LED for instant on and changed the headlight back. The technology and pattern just aren't...
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 557
Views: 79,734
Posted By Sniperx
Ya know the best way to survive that kind of...

Ya know the best way to survive that kind of crash? Pay attention and don't run into cars.

Seriously...I can't think of a time where that exact impact couldn't have been avoided one way or...
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 557
Views: 79,734
Posted By Sniperx
Are you still going on about this? Did you...

Are you still going on about this?

Did you even read the test findings I provided?

As a supposed prosthetic etc specialist I would think you found the specifics on flexion and extension...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,258
Posted By Sniperx
What is the solder method?

What is the solder method?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 28,720
Posted By Sniperx
Before: ...

Before:
http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/popular/california-scraps-anti-lane-splitting-law/

After:...
Forum: Asia 12-08-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 797
Posted By Sniperx
Yeah, thats kind of the direction I'm heading. I...

Yeah, thats kind of the direction I'm heading. I dunno, we'll see. Theres other things afoot right now...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,599
Posted By Sniperx
Switched back to HID on the low beam this...

Switched back to HID on the low beam this weekend. Totally different. I was running my AUX lights all the time with the LED, with the HID running its definitely brighter and fuller. I kept the LED...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,258
Posted By Sniperx
I can attest to the tire thing. I bought another...

I can attest to the tire thing. I bought another set of rims that came with tires. I switched from Distanzia to Trail Attacks. One day I was riding 2 up with my wife in the mountains and I heard...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By Sniperx
Just be nice to have warm gloves in this rain. ...

Just be nice to have warm gloves in this rain. My area has been down to 38 already this year for mt morning ride. I figure...I've got it...why not use it?

Guess I need more specifics here. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By Sniperx
1150gs heated grip fail

Where's the failure point on the 1150 grip? I looked in the 100 things thread, but no 1150 info.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,599
Posted By Sniperx
Well, I installed H1 LEDs in my 1150gs. H1 and...

Well, I installed H1 LEDs in my 1150gs. H1 and H7 are basically the same, just the length is different. I changed from HIDs to the highest lumen count on ebay...the same unit a vendor sells here. ...
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 79,734
Posted By Sniperx
I like how he ignores all evidence that...

I like how he ignores all evidence that contradicts his viewpoints.

Maybe I'll have to pop my jacket and take some pics to hush this guy up.
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 79,734
Posted By Sniperx
Now wait a sec.... I played your game and...

Now wait a sec....

I played your game and read your test...now it's your turn. Feel free to dig into that size 12 there. Or is my evidence inconvenient for you?
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 79,734
Posted By Sniperx
Because I'm a nice guy and did homework for the...

Because I'm a nice guy and did homework for the slower kids in school...

Heres a test run by the Japanese government.

http://www.hitairequestrianusa.com/mm5/graphics/PDF/Evaluation_Test2011.pdf...
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 79,734
Posted By Sniperx
Typical. Yes, you are MISTAKEN. I was not...

Typical.

Yes, you are MISTAKEN. I was not contesting the results as written. I was contesting the test itself and inherent unfairness. In order to accurately compare you must compare like...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 775
Posted By Sniperx
Interesting. We are both right. They come...

Interesting. We are both right. They come pre-lubed and collect trans oil in them until a certain point. The seals act as 10 micron filters and keep out larger contaminants. However, they are not...
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 79,734
Posted By Sniperx
Hey Jeebs....that diagram is from Helites...

Hey Jeebs....that diagram is from Helites page...check the URL.

http://www.helite-motorcycle-airbagjackets.co.uk/upload/useruploads/images/synergy-d1fb07e6.jpg

1. Baloney
2. See the above...
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 557
Views: 79,734
Posted By Sniperx
Simple. Its outdated, thus inaccurate. I'd...

Simple. Its outdated, thus inaccurate.

I'd almost say you have a financial interest in this venture based on your fervor.

Look at the date of the jacket tested from HItAir, it says 2010 on it....
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 775
Posted By Sniperx
I dont understand this comment. All these...

I dont understand this comment. All these bearings are bathed or splashed with oil in the box. The "lubed for life" comment I read in other posts is not accurate. The trans oil lubes the bearings....
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 79,734
Posted By Sniperx
This is a consolation I would give you... I...

This is a consolation I would give you...

I wear 2 hit air jackets...a sport mesh for summer and their newer motorrad for the rest. I've often wondered about punctures or burn through causing...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 775
Posted By Sniperx
Don't cheap out.... I did...I now have a...

Don't cheap out....

I did...I now have a slow weep.

I went to a highend bearing shop we regularly do business with and got a seal. Its slightly different and the material is not VITON. I'll...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,599
Posted By Sniperx
I've been playing with high end LEDs for a while...

I've been playing with high end LEDs for a while now. My 1150gs has HIDs for the uh and low beams. I'll be taking a before and after photo of them. I picked up the same fanless models on eBay for a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-16-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,772
Posted By Sniperx
Isn't this what the dems are doing already? ...

Isn't this what the dems are doing already?

California is doomed to be a vacation state, a US Riviera. They've chased away all the big employers, taxed its population to death, increased cost of...
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