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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 238,563
Posted By BCC
I snapped this pic on the way home from Hermy's...

I snapped this pic on the way home from Hermy's in PA (nice folks), where I traded in a '14 Electra Glide Limited.

I've owned a couple of GSA's before plus several other BMW's and thought I'd try...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,483
Posted By BCC
So, now that you've had it another week, any...

So, now that you've had it another week, any further impressions?:ear
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,976
Posted By BCC
These are true words.

These are true words.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,109
Posted By BCC
Well, I've been going through the same thought...

Well, I've been going through the same thought process. My GSA just arrived at the dealer and will be prepped for when I'm back later next week. TKC 80's. I guess the good news is, if I don't like...
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2,173
Views: 376,314
Posted By BCC
I think, when pushed to 9/10's, like on a race...

I think, when pushed to 9/10's, like on a race track, one gets better feedback from conventional forks. For even a good rider, on the street, the improvements In ride and stability tilt in favor of...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,791
Posted By BCC
One should be able to get a nav thrown in and 10%...

One should be able to get a nav thrown in and 10% off cases, locks, liners, etc. So in other words, about a grand.

A trade complicates, though. And dealer stock right now seems to be very low in...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,988
Posted By BCC
I found my '09 GSA too slow. I always said it...

I found my '09 GSA too slow. I always said it needed about 25% more power.

I'm used to sport bikes, KS's and KGT's.

I test rode a '15 GSA a few weeks ago. I felt it was fast enough, without...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,127
Posted By BCC
I cannot answer your question directly, but I...

I cannot answer your question directly, but I won't let that stop me.

I tested a '15 gsa a week or so ago and I previously owned a '07 & '09 GSA as well as a GS. The new one felt much, much...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,368
Posted By BCC
Excellent recommendation. BMW Performance...

Excellent recommendation.

BMW Performance School in SC for those limited to the States, is a great option.
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 24,609
Posted By BCC
When you see people putting various Tourtech...

When you see people putting various Tourtech guards and protection on a road only GS, the logical conclusion is lifestyle riding. There is nothing wrong with this and those folks probably won't be...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,333
Posted By BCC
That's a pretty big difference. I presume the...

That's a pretty big difference. I presume the majority of it is crash bars and suspension, but still...

I test rode a GSA last week. Very nice. Lighter than my Ultra Limited.:lol3

It felt much...
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,681
Posted By BCC
A great touring bike, but heavy. Riding a '15 gsa...

A great touring bike, but heavy. Riding a '15 gsa for a bit, gave some perspective.
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,523
Posted By BCC
You can scare yourself on a boring bike.

You can scare yourself on a boring bike.
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 24,609
Posted By BCC
The XR is for GS owners, only 20 years younger.

The XR is for GS owners, only 20 years younger.
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 24,609
Posted By BCC
Test rode a '15 GSA yesterday

Amongst other bikes, I've owned a '05 GS, '07 & '09 GSA. Plus track bikes, dirt bikes, GT's and sport bikes.

More recently the new Harley Ultra LTD, as I'm trying to act my age, plus I've...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-02-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 481
Posted By BCC
Walter, you going to be doing this through the...

Walter, you going to be doing this through the winter?

Might mean another bike.:D
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,429
Posted By BCC
I said a long time ago: "Every bike I ever...

I said a long time ago:

"Every bike I ever had was the best bike I ever had, while I had it."

I think I've owned about 6 more bikes or so since I first said that and I still feel the same way....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 752
Posted By BCC
In my view, the best bike cover is one from Geza...

In my view, the best bike cover is one from Geza Gear.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,206
Posted By BCC
I used to do that regularly too. Until I ran out...

I used to do that regularly too. Until I ran out with 5 miles showing.:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 38,322
Posted By BCC
Yep. I tend to ride bikes stock. But, I can...

Yep.

I tend to ride bikes stock. But, I can appreciate a bike that's been fine tuned to reflect the owners preference in ergos and such.

I do know I don't need a GSA's range. On the other hand...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By BCC
Opinions wanted comparing the new GSA to the last one

Yes, I know I could demo one and find out for myself, but I know me and based on previous experience, that would be very expensive.:lol3

My last GSA was an '09 and it was great, but I didn't like...
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,053
Posted By BCC
I'm 6'3" and loved riding a Honda 600 f4. Good...

I'm 6'3" and loved riding a Honda 600 f4. Good ergonomics, doesn't throw off much heat and it's easy to ride.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 11,719
Posted By BCC
Very nice. That's a good looking bike! Here's to...

Very nice. That's a good looking bike! Here's to years of adventures!!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 11,719
Posted By BCC
I think the concern is obsession. Wouldn't be the...

I think the concern is obsession. Wouldn't be the first. Long term posters might remember Dr ABS.:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,546
Posted By BCC
There is just one fatal flaw in this logic.

There is just one fatal flaw in this logic.
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,387
Posted By BCC
I own an Electra Glide. My roads are fairly...

I own an Electra Glide. My roads are fairly straight. I carry stuff down to the boat every weekend, so I like the storage. There are tons of cops on my ride, so I like riding easy, listening to...
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 38,322
Posted By BCC
I had a Hypermotard S with a tach that was hard...

I had a Hypermotard S with a tach that was hard to read. It didn't take long before I knew to recognize shift points, with the occasional look at the dash.

When my track bike was an I-4, I rarely...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 85,267
Posted By BCC
I was thinking the R might be a fun ride for me...

I was thinking the R might be a fun ride for me with others during winter rides up around N NJ and a bit of PA. Maybe some dirt and gravel roads, too.

I mean, I'll be putting the sailboat away in...
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 38,322
Posted By BCC
I've ridden telelever and conventional forks....

I've ridden telelever and conventional forks. Frankly, I'm comfortable with both. On a mile muncher I prefer the former and in the twisties, the later. But it's not a biggee and probably my opinion...
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 48,622
Posted By BCC
Too derivative.

Too derivative.
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 24,734
Posted By BCC
I'm seriously attempting to slow down and have...

I'm seriously attempting to slow down and have been for two years, so no more K's for me and certainly not an S. But an R? Well, maybe. Because you know, the HD might, just might, be too slow to be...
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 24,734
Posted By BCC
!8,0000 manly track miles on a S1000RR must be a...

!8,0000 manly track miles on a S1000RR must be a hoot. Hope the bike is fixed.
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 205,452
Posted By BCC
While I should be saving every penny for...

While I should be saving every penny for retirement and I don't need another bike, either of those two machines is on my mind. You, sir, are not helping.:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 205,452
Posted By BCC
Beautiful. This bike really doesn't look...

Beautiful.

This bike really doesn't look 'pipe & slippers' to me, at all. It simply looks fast and comfortable.
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,640
Posted By BCC
My RC51 had it. My f4i was a track appliance, so...

My RC51 had it. My f4i was a track appliance, so nope, not much.

Most 'souless' Japanese bike ever made? FJR, unquestionably.
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,893
Posted By BCC
I'm really digging my Ultra Limited, too. But,...

I'm really digging my Ultra Limited, too. But, um, I kinda want something faster in the twisties. Maybe.

Done 3 gs/gsa's and a few RS/GT/S too.

I'm thinking the RT might be a nice addition. And...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,898
Posted By BCC
It depends so much on the person..... There...

It depends so much on the person.....

There are many old BMW guys who don't like all the new fangled technology on their bikes.

I'm definitely getting up there in age, but I love the things...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,001
Posted By BCC
My lawn mower is Honda, my snowblower is Honda,...

My lawn mower is Honda, my snowblower is Honda, my generator is Honda, my weed wacker is Honda, my dinghy outboard is Honda. Yes, premium priced, but it all works efficiently and as advertised.

A...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,572
Posted By BCC
A very good friend is a great rider and Harley...

A very good friend is a great rider and Harley guy. He made the switch to a 3 wheeler last year because of health issues and a replacement hip that still bothers him. He opted for a CanAm Spyder, but...
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,846
Posted By BCC
I think this is a good thing. The GS would be a...

I think this is a good thing. The GS would be a better offroad bike than the GSA, so putting the heavier flywheel in the GS makes sense, too..
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