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Forum: Equipment 11-24-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 21,321
Posted By Garp
Where did you see that? When I look at their...

Where did you see that? When I look at their webpage I see this for the Liner:



It looks the Gloves are the same, but with a 5 year warranty on factory defects, and the heat Controller is a...
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By Garp
I've always thought that was more to prevent the...

I've always thought that was more to prevent the jacket from riding up if you have a big off, so for me it's more of a must have.

I know some of the jackets and/or pants come with the other half...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By Garp
If it's a Powerlet type connector, I suspect this...

If it's a Powerlet type connector, I suspect this is what you need:

http://www.powerlet.com/product/powerlet-low-profile-plug-to-female-coax/653

There is no picture of the Coax version, but I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,761
Posted By Garp
Great choice, I do miss my old triples. If you...

Great choice, I do miss my old triples. If you get bored on that bike, there's something seriously wrong.
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 134,521
Posted By Garp
That's great news.

That's great news.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By Garp
It was for them. Your mileage may vary, for...

It was for them. Your mileage may vary, for better or worse.:deal
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 13,084
Posted By Garp
You know you can turn signatures off and never...

You know you can turn signatures off and never have to see all that bullcrap again, right?

It makes this place much more digestible.
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 13,084
Posted By Garp
I was trying to point out the irony of you...

I was trying to point out the irony of you declaring someone to be a "judgemental dick" on the basis of two posts on a fucking web forum. :deal
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 13,084
Posted By Garp
Pot. Kettle. :deal

Pot. Kettle. :deal
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 13,084
Posted By Garp
Most modern Americans are over weight compared to...

Most modern Americans are over weight compared to the older models.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-29-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,761
Posted By Garp
I suspect he didn't encounter too many stop...

I suspect he didn't encounter too many stop lights.....
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 13,084
Posted By Garp
I don't see it that way. For me sometimes there...

I don't see it that way. For me sometimes there is a perverse pleasure in picking the wrong tool for the job, and then getting it done anyway. If you want an adventure, and doing the ride on an ADV...
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 13,084
Posted By Garp
Why does there have to be a "point"? I do...

Why does there have to be a "point"?

I do plenty of stuff that other people might think is pointless, but it makes me smile and that's the only justification I need. If it doesn't make sense to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-29-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,761
Posted By Garp
Nicely written very eloquent and I can tell you...

Nicely written very eloquent and I can tell you gave it a lot of time and thought. That said, I fear you may have missed this:



Great bike as it may be, I don't think it's the answer in this...
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 13,084
Posted By Garp
They're the motorcycle equivalent of the...

They're the motorcycle equivalent of the Crossovers that have become so prevalent in the automotive world. You get most of the functionality of a full size SUV, without the heavy duty underpinnings. ...
Forum: Europe 10-27-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 880
Posted By Garp
I think the diesel sticker is about as authentic...

I think the diesel sticker is about as authentic as the bullet holes.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,761
Posted By Garp
Ouch :lol3

Ouch :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,761
Posted By Garp
I'm not there really is anything really wrong...

I'm not there really is anything really wrong with them, and that's part of the problem, there's just not enough little character flaws that pull you in. Mine was an exceptional bike, almost too...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,761
Posted By Garp
Pretty much describes the way I felt about my...

Pretty much describes the way I felt about my 1200GSA. Paint it white and slap some Maytag badges on it, because to me it was just an appliance. Efficient, competent, practical and I even had one of...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By Garp
Sorry, couldn't resist. :evil Hopefully...

Sorry, couldn't resist. :evil

Hopefully somebody that knows what they're talking about will be along shortly.......
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By Garp
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: The Garage 10-18-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,675
Posted By Garp
Lemon scented? I'll admit that after the...

Lemon scented?

I'll admit that after the rain washes the bugs off, I do use Lemon Pledge, but at least I stepped up to the name brand :rofl
Forum: The Garage 10-18-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,675
Posted By Garp
Rain.

Rain.
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 134,521
Posted By Garp
A quick read of the rules reveals this pearl of...

A quick read of the rules reveals this pearl of wisdom:
Forum: The Garage 10-13-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By Garp
This guy claims he fixed it by disconnecting the...

This guy claims he fixed it by disconnecting the battery again:

http://www.justanswer.com/honda/14bq1-hi-relaced-battery-99-accord.html

It's worth a try before you start taking things apart.
Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 134,521
Posted By Garp
Almost every warranty contains language that...

Almost every warranty contains language that states that it is the only warranty available and specifically excludes any Implied Warranty or any Warranty of Merchantability. Some US states limit the...
Forum: The Garage 10-13-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By Garp
I found a couple of videos on YouTube, they are...

I found a couple of videos on YouTube, they are Chrysler specific, but may get you pointed in the right direction. I doubt the reset procedure they used will work, but if the speedo needle is the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 134,521
Posted By Garp
I maybe wrong, but I thought he had renewed the...

I maybe wrong, but I thought he had renewed the roadside assistance contract, not bought a warranty.
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 134,521
Posted By Garp
On one hand you can honor the letter of the...

On one hand you can honor the letter of the legally binding warranty and wash your hands of anything that falls outside the warranty. On the other there is the spirit of an agreement with a customer...
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 134,521
Posted By Garp
Somebody needs to bring some spare magic smoke as...

Somebody needs to bring some spare magic smoke as well, just in case :lol3
Forum: Americas 10-11-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By Garp
Your link worked for me. I'd be hesitant to...

Your link worked for me.

I'd be hesitant to cut the mileage that close, you don't want to miss out just because they use a different tool to calculate the mileage. If it was me I'd be aiming for...
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 134,521
Posted By Garp
You have a tremendous attitude, I applaud you...

You have a tremendous attitude, I applaud you :clap

I hope your next ride is an adventure for different reasons, and I really look forward to reading about it.
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 134,521
Posted By Garp
There are a few companies that have global...

There are a few companies that have global warranties, Apple is one at least for MacBooks.

I suspect another factor in BMW Canada's lack of help is simply financial. Cycles bought this bike used,...
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 134,521
Posted By Garp
It's a discussion forum, and that's how...

It's a discussion forum, and that's how discussions work. If you want a thread where one person posts a serialized story, then you want a blog, not a forum :deal

I don't get why people want to...
Forum: Ride reports 10-09-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 134,521
Posted By Garp
Agreed. The German Kool Aid is particularly...

Agreed. The German Kool Aid is particularly strong, and people who have $20K plus invested in a brand don't take criticism well. The same is true of Harley owners. These are brands where people don't...
Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 134,521
Posted By Garp
I'm sure BMW will be gutted to hear you don't...

I'm sure BMW will be gutted to hear you don't want to buy a VW :scratch
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,560
Posted By Garp
On Wednesdays I go shopping and have buttered...

On Wednesdays I go shopping and have buttered scones for tea
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,560
Posted By Garp
Fixt

Fixt
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By Garp
Is it really RCA, or is it Coax like this: ...

Is it really RCA, or is it Coax like this:

http://www.powerlet.com/product/sae-to-coax-female-cable/55

http://www.powerlet.com/img/productImages/primary/PAC-039_p_59_webl.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 15,779
Posted By Garp
Can't say that I do

Can't say that I do
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