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Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By brenter
holiday

Well I have not called them because it is a holiday and I was wondering if anyone knew the answer to this. Sorry to inconvenience you.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By brenter
gsa seat question

This pic is from A and S cycle website. They only have this seat available for the water head. Does anyone know if this seat is available for a 2012 GSA? Thanks

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Forum: Face plant 05-21-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,588
Posted By brenter
candle light vigil tonight

The candlelight vigil was a success. Lots of people and lots of bikes showed up. Wonderful community support!
Forum: Face plant 05-21-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,311
Posted By brenter
cornering

I have gotten to where I hug the white line in all corners left and right because all of the people crossing the center line. I know you are supposed to go to the center on a right hander, but any...
Forum: Face plant 05-20-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,588
Posted By brenter
FB support page

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hammontree-Family-Support-Page/396615360477896?ref=br_tf
This is a link to the Hammontree Family Support Group started by local friends. They are setting donation...
Forum: Face plant 05-20-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,588
Posted By brenter
wreck

The entire town is in support of the family. Face book has just lit up with support for them. It is a very emotional thing for all of us. The boy that hit her is 17 and is from a good family. So sad...
Forum: Face plant 05-20-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,588
Posted By brenter
fatality

The rider pictured above was killed 3 blocks from my house on an intersection at a divided highway. She is a mother of 2 children and her oldest daughter is going to graduate from high school in a...
Forum: Face plant 05-20-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,588
Posted By brenter
Fatality, Nevada, MO 5/19/14

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Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,590
Posted By brenter
decision

I'd go with the '12 too. I own one now after having an '07
GSA. The motor is stronger and they did several upgrades during that time. I believe in 2010 they went from a fuel strip in the tank to...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,035
Posted By brenter
CR reports

How many Harleys and BMW's do you see in a motorcycle salvage yard unless they are totally trashed and smashed? How many Yamaha's are still on the road after 4 years and how many are abused and...
Forum: Face plant 12-16-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,196
Posted By brenter
Rip

Sorry for your loss. That can happen to any of us at any time. The left turn is the number 1 killer of motorcyclists. I have gone to HID lights and Clearwater Kristas to try to help be seen, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,609
Posted By brenter
gsa

I bought a 2012 with 2000 miles and 1500 dollars in accessories with the thought that it was the last of the production run and it would be dependable and have the bugs worked out, and I love it!!!....
Forum: Face plant 12-04-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,024
Posted By brenter
Accident

They said on the news that he died of head injuries. I assume that he wore a helmet from the pic I posted. I realize that a helmet is not going to protect against all head injuries, but I was...
Forum: Face plant 12-03-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,024
Posted By brenter
pic of Bill wth his gs

http://sfist.com/attachments/SFist_Brock/bill_beckwith.jpg
Forum: Face plant 12-03-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,024
Posted By brenter
Bill Beckwith HGTV host dies in crash

I see on the news that a fellow rider died today. He was apparently a cohost of a show call "curb appeal" on HGTV. They had his picture on face book with an F800GS. So sad to see, sound like this...
Forum: Face plant 11-30-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,700
Posted By brenter
dragging

Anything that sets so low that it drags hard parts in a corner is just flat out dangerous!! I was riding a dual sport once and the guy behind me was on an 1800 VTX. We had been pushing each other...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-18-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,164
Posted By brenter
buffeting

I just bought a 2010 anniversary model with 300 miles on it. I am 6'8" tall and decided to use a sport screen. The air is much cleaner and I get no turbulence. The bike came with a vstream tall...
Forum: Face plant 09-06-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,703
Posted By brenter
sad

God knows that there are countless ones of us that would have helped him had we known there was a problem. His son is crushed. He was one of the most driven men I have ever known and damn good at...
Forum: Face plant 08-29-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,703
Posted By brenter
services

They are having visitation Friday night between 6 and 8 at Hackleman funeral home and the services are at the Church of God Holiness at 10 am Saturday in El Dorado Springs.
Forum: Face plant 08-29-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,345
Posted By brenter
deer

Don't feel bad about just your area. We are in sw Missouri and the same applies here. The deer population has exploded in the last 10 to 15 years. Getting really spooky out there. I would not...
Forum: Face plant 08-27-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,703
Posted By brenter
Owner of ElDorado Cycle dies in crash

Randy Lusk a well know motorcycle promoter has died in a single vehicle motorcycle wreck and was found at 10 pm in a median. Not sure of the cause.
Randy sold Triumph, Suzuki, Polaris and other...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-07-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,622
Posted By brenter
665

Stay away from the Garmin 665. I have had nothing but problems. Real pain in the ass!!!! The weather radar does not work and never has. The blue tooth phone connection works when it wants to and...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-28-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 662
Posted By brenter
garmin

I would not get a Garmin 665. Way too much $ for a product that works if and when it wants to. Good luck with you decision.
Forum: Face plant 07-26-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,783
Posted By brenter
insurance

This is why we as motorcyclists should carry a high amount of uninsured and underinsured motorists. I carry the maximum they will let me buy. I read that in an ama mag years ago.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 980
Posted By brenter
cutting

Take iit to the local glass shop and pay them a few bucks to cut it.
Forum: Face plant 05-26-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 18,876
Posted By brenter
uninsured motorists

This is a text book example of why I pay the $ for all of the uninsured and underinsured motorist that I can afford. I read an article in the ama magaizine about this and how it can ruin you if...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,173
Posted By brenter
tall shield

I am 6'8" and ride a 2012 GSA. I have an elevated custom seat and get along really good with the touretech clip on extension. The clip on does a really good job with the wind, but I must say I do...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2,658
Views: 336,995
Posted By brenter
problems

Wait 2-3 years and all the bugs will be gone. There will also be new improvements along the way. I am fine with keeping my '12 GSA for a few years and then stepping to the new model. Look at the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By brenter
esa

I have heard if you dont change the settings frequently, the shock will stick in one position.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-09-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 555
Posted By brenter
Is the Garmin 665 junk?

I am just asking. I have had my 665 for about 6 months and have had several problems. After downloading the upgrades, the unit quit shutting it self off and for a short while I was getting the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-22-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,612
Posted By brenter
That suck

No good theiving bastards. I am sorry for the loss of your bikes. Stealing is getting bad everywhere. Good luck, hope you get em back.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-19-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,514
Posted By brenter
It seems to me that the F800 is better for tall...

It seems to me that the F800 is better for tall riders. There seems to be more room between the seat and footpeg. Does anyone know the stats on this?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,192
Posted By brenter
6 foot 8 in

I am 6'8" and have a 2012 GSA. I had a seat custom made from a guy in Arkansas. He actually cut in to the back seat to move me further back and added a back rest. He is super good at what he does,...
Forum: Face plant 11-22-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,484
Posted By brenter
going down

I had a brand new 05 LT and got a nail in the front tire. I took the wheel off and had a new tire installed. Never thought about the new tire being slick(never had a problem in 30 years of riding)....
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,749
Posted By brenter
Tenere

I am 6'8" tall a ride a 12 GSA. As you said the GSA fits me like no other bike does. That being said, I have never ridden a Tenere, but have sat on one and it really feels pretty good. I would...
Forum: Face plant 11-12-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 13,418
Posted By brenter
zombies

We just had a car pull directly in front of the path of a semi that had just came off of the interstate and was hauling 80,000 LBS. This dumbass car driver pulled straight across in front of him at...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By brenter
seat

I had a custom seat made on an 07 pan and am using it on a 12.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,558
Posted By brenter
Thanks

I will try this. Been wanting something for years and never thought or heard of this product until now. I have thought about trying to paint the bags or even use bed liner spray on the inside to...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,061,931
Posted By brenter
left hand grip

What is the dial on the left hand grip? Looks like it rotates and turns in and out. Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,401
Posted By brenter
Response from Garmin about 665

I just bought a 665 and am having problems with it shutting down about 5 min. in to the ride. I contacted Garmin tech service and this is what they sent me.


Thank you for contacting Garmin...
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