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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-15-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,072
Posted By Gillies
Bacon

Here's one for BIG-E. Hope to see ya Eric.

Hormel motorcycle is fueled by bacon

http://www.cnet.com/news/like-america-hormel-motorcycle-is-fueled-by-bacon/
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-12-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,072
Posted By Gillies
I've been out of the loop for quite a while. Hope...

I've been out of the loop for quite a while. Hope it will be cool with you all if I try to tag along on this one.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-03-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 947
Posted By Gillies
How about when Spencer shows up?

How about when Spencer shows up?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-26-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,235
Posted By Gillies
I've been in the Valley since 84. The OPs got...

I've been in the Valley since 84. The OPs got four cars, a van, and bikes. He's expressed a desire for land and, apparently, space to be who he his. He wants to spend less than 250k and have easy...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-25-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 871
Posted By Gillies
True Story

My wife and I were riding home from Rocky Point and found ourselves stuck in one heck of a long line/wait to get across the border. A local selling stuff walked up to us and suggested I simply split...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-30-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 766
Posted By Gillies
Another + for Iron Horse in Tuscon. Wish they...

Another + for Iron Horse in Tuscon. Wish they were in Phoenix.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-23-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,555
Posted By Gillies
Yep. Moonbeam, Gemini, Saturn - seems the...

Yep. Moonbeam, Gemini, Saturn - seems the celestial streets leave a bit to be desired. My brother's got a rental on Gemini that was completely washed out by the flood. Too bad, really, no one in the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-22-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,555
Posted By Gillies
It's okay. That's what the internet is for. Can't...

It's okay. That's what the internet is for. Can't say where in the Doney area your sis lived, but maybe neighborhoods in 300k+ range are slumming it for you.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-21-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,555
Posted By Gillies
My brother has lived there since '86. Worked at...

My brother has lived there since '86. Worked at Gore as an engineer, now a fire captain. Plenty of forest to play in. You can find plenty of wood to cut. The forest is ponderosa and very dry compared...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-13-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,032
Posted By Gillies
Wanted to attend this ride but out with flu....

Wanted to attend this ride but out with flu. Mixed blessing? To those hurt - heal up fast and well.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-14-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 50,472
Posted By Gillies
In. I'm at Dysart and Thomas. Very interested...

In. I'm at Dysart and Thomas. Very interested in learning the area you speak of, as its close to home. Seems I always spend more time trucking the bike that riding it. PM me. Let's ride.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,015
Posted By Gillies
Thumb Here's how I handled this on my '09 GSA. First, I...

Here's how I handled this on my '09 GSA. First, I spent $1,400 on a three-year service agreement at the time of purchase. Combined with the factory warranty, I spent zilch, nothing, nada on service...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-11-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4,383
Views: 224,968
Posted By Gillies
Garmina. Hmmm... I'd always just called her...

Garmina. Hmmm... I'd always just called her Bihac.

I'm okay with the GPS but am always willing to learn something new. Especially interested in this IMGfromGPX. In.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,449
Posted By Gillies
20k bike / $300 tool. I hit my limit Bihac!!! ...

20k bike / $300 tool. I hit my limit Bihac!!!

No... Really... I like my GS911 lots.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-06-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By Gillies
Point and shoot. Once your in Show Low, virtually...

Point and shoot. Once your in Show Low, virtually any road will lead you in the right direction. 191 is great. Just ride in any direction and you'll basically begin to lose elevation, so turn around...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-30-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,943
Posted By Gillies
F'n Pig! Funny shit. Been there. Feel the pain....

F'n Pig! Funny shit. Been there. Feel the pain. When you say the word "out" I'm reminded of the Trailer Park Boys.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-21-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 767
Posted By Gillies
Agree with Clay. Not much selection here.

Agree with Clay. Not much selection here.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-07-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By Gillies
Mostly closed.

Mostly closed.
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,194
Posted By Gillies
Another Phoenix rider and another plug for mesh...

Another Phoenix rider and another plug for mesh gear. Personally, I've been wearing a Motoport Kevlar mesh jacket for over fives years now and still love it.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-26-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9,609
Views: 842,513
Posted By Gillies
Reminds me of when you'd take Sam two-up and snap...

Reminds me of when you'd take Sam two-up and snap a few pics along the way.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-07-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4,383
Views: 224,968
Posted By Gillies
Nice vid. Looks like a good day on the trail. ...

Nice vid. Looks like a good day on the trail. Gotta' dig that XR350.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-28-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9,609
Views: 842,513
Posted By Gillies
I did the last AARG ride out there. Smoking...

I did the last AARG ride out there. Smoking 100mph dirt super highway darn near the whole way. I'd be bored stiff on my 450, but it was a high-speed slice of heaven on the GSA. Good camp spot, too.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,894
Posted By Gillies
Buy a boat. Ran an XR185 in the water regularly...

Buy a boat. Ran an XR185 in the water regularly when I was a kid - never fucked up a bike so thoroughly in so many ways since. I'll do a bit of reasonable water with my GSA, but scew the submariner.
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,377
Posted By Gillies
I've got a pair of 44.5 with, no bullshit, three...

I've got a pair of 44.5 with, no bullshit, three rides on them that I'll be happy to sell ya. PM me if interested.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-22-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,882
Posted By Gillies
Just call 'em trailer queens - that seems to work...

Just call 'em trailer queens - that seems to work 'em up.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,161
Posted By Gillies
Sorry to hear about your bike. We all know it's...

Sorry to hear about your bike. We all know it's a heck of a lot more fun to ride than deal with stuff like that. IME, BMW has addressed every issue I have had with my bike, given little fanfare and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,184
Posted By Gillies
Buy a Kenworth.

Buy a Kenworth.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,229
Posted By Gillies
Do tools count? Aerostich Bead Popper. F'n...

Do tools count?

Aerostich Bead Popper. F'n worthless.
http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h26/Gillies66/FDA3E221-630F-4666-BF48-E8E6FA96E9C3-888-0000024AA461ED46.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-19-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,096
Views: 59,643
Posted By Gillies
Or totally hot and wild. :deal ...

Or totally hot and wild.

:deal http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0002257/
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,055
Posted By Gillies
I've got an '09. It's always been cold blooded. I...

I've got an '09. It's always been cold blooded. I live in AZ. Can't imagine what they deal with in MN or elsewhere up north.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,193
Posted By Gillies
30 mph front-end wash out going through ruts on a...

30 mph front-end wash out going through ruts on a two-track. One second fine, the next second down. Ripped the left, lower crash bar right out. No other damage. Replaced the bar, and the bike is just...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,022
Posted By Gillies
Kathy's and RKA make liners that are sized to fit...

Kathy's and RKA make liners that are sized to fit your cases. I've got the Kathy's because the Home Depot bags were a little too KTM for my taste. Heck, you could always just use a good heavy-ply...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,610
Posted By Gillies
I get teased a lot about my clean GSA. Those...

I get teased a lot about my clean GSA. Those teasing me also know the bike gets ridden - dirt and street - so its all in good humor. I don't consider a dirty GS to be any indicator of the rider's...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-02-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 414
Posted By Gillies
Did this a few years back in Sedona, AZ. Kevin,...

Did this a few years back in Sedona, AZ. Kevin, the models, and crew were all great people. It was a very enjoyable day off work doing a bit of riding and watching the photo shoot. You also can't go...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-02-2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,567
Posted By Gillies
Eric doth protest too much. I'm on a Husky and...

Eric doth protest too much. I'm on a Husky and have always found Eric's skils worthy of the trails I've ridden with him.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-29-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By Gillies
I could go Sunday. Otherwise, have a great ride.

I could go Sunday. Otherwise, have a great ride.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-16-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,648
Posted By Gillies
Crap. Just saw this. No way I'm getting to the...

Crap. Just saw this. No way I'm getting to the stage by eight. Have a good ride. Next time...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-15-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,018
Posted By Gillies
Victory BMW in Chandler has BMW, Klim, and...

Victory BMW in Chandler has BMW, Klim, and Olympia in stock.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,715
Posted By Gillies
Haters gotta hate. Don't know what fires them up...

Haters gotta hate. Don't know what fires them up about ESA so much, but there it is...

24k on my '09 GSA w/ESA. I really like the system for its ease of adjustment, given the variety of riding I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-03-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,262
Posted By Gillies
Looks like a great ride. Sorry I missed it. Two...

Looks like a great ride. Sorry I missed it. Two questions: how many actual miles before the first available gas pump, and do you have a GPX file of the final ride you could post up?
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