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Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 24,446
Posted By O-livier
Steptoe's

Hi there,
Return from a 2,400 miles trip on the GS and tested Steptoe's guards along the way.
The good:
- Looks great!
- Prevented from puncturing my valve covers

The bad:
- Left one cracked...
Forum: Vendors 08-01-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,753
Posted By O-livier
Guys, I owe you an apology for the lack of...

Guys,
I owe you an apology for the lack of news... I have reached out to my CNC Pro and discussed prices for another small batch (10 sets)... he is still way up there in costs and therefore this...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,353
Posted By O-livier
Dagbego and Assinie

There are terrific surf spots in Ivory Coast. Dagbego towards Sassandra as a long right.

As far as bad shore break, you probably tried near Port Bouet or along the coastal road right out of Port...
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 111,163
Posted By O-livier
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 111,163
Posted By O-livier
coupon

Hi there. Cart is full and hoping to find a coupon... Anyone willing to pass one on? Thanks
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-30-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3,020
Views: 759,874
Posted By O-livier
Making sure the sticker was visible.... or one...

Making sure the sticker was visible.... or one way to check if it is peeling off... :D

http://o-livier.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Crater-Lake-trip-July-4th-7th/i-Cgw49vf/3/L/DSC01905-L.jpg
Forum: Vendors 01-10-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,753
Posted By O-livier
Hello all, I will speak to the CNC shop owner...

Hello all,
I will speak to the CNC shop owner sometimes next week and gauge his interest/ workload. I am confident he will accept but timing is key. If he has little work, no problem. If not, we may...
Forum: Vendors 12-01-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,753
Posted By O-livier
Note taken. As mentioned, I am hoping to get a...

Note taken. As mentioned, I am hoping to get a clear window this coming Jan/February. Most likely go for another 10 sets if the CNC shop has time/interest. More news on this project soon...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-22-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1,714
Views: 407,570
Posted By O-livier
NV side of DV: ...

NV side of DV:
http://o-livier.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Death-Valley-February-2007/i-QRzF7qz/0/XL/OlivierinArmagassoDesertS-XL.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 10-30-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 35,784
Posted By O-livier
Splendid Tmax! Take it to Paris and...

Splendid Tmax!

Take it to Paris and guaranteed stolen within a week... Within one night if left in the street (locked/ chained/ alarm/ tattooed... whatever - never stopped them)... Hope you have a...
Forum: Vendors 10-27-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,753
Posted By O-livier
Sounds good. I now count 2-3 interested. Please...

Sounds good. I now count 2-3 interested. Please keep posting here if you have an irresistible urge to add this to your GS :thumb
Forum: Vendors 09-16-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,753
Posted By O-livier
Gmt

Very interesting.... Ever since I announced I was out, I had 3 interested requests in 24 hours... :huh Let me remind everyone that it took about 8 months to sell 10! I admit I did not conduct much...
Forum: Vendors 09-12-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,753
Posted By O-livier
tracking

Hello Snowbound,
Not sure why you are using the ADV channel to communicate if Fleabay was the (secure) route you decided to take. Anyways, I did ship your mounts on Tuesday. I did send you the...
Forum: Vendors 09-10-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,753
Posted By O-livier
Darrell's rides

Pics provided by Darrell t show his set up - very nice!
http://o-livier.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/GMT-PROMET-Light-Brackets/i-VXDNfnm/0/L/photo%282%29-L.jpg...
Forum: Vendors 09-09-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,753
Posted By O-livier
Thanks

Thanks FlyingFinn. So far, I think all buyers are happy. I am down to 2 sets left now....
Forum: Vendors 09-02-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,753
Posted By O-livier
update

Not sure what the rules are for bumps on this thread...

FYI. I have 4 pairs left and seems like all 6 pairs found some (very?) happy owners! Finish is real nice... Some have asked about the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,665
Posted By O-livier
ur GS

Mike,
Glad to see your new splendid GS! Heard the weather was not too bad lately in Europe
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 24,446
Posted By O-livier
live feed...

Apparently last one just sold today as posted on UKGSer... so it was a short window of opportunity... more to come?

Steptoe, will send you an email with the order # for the missing rubber joint. A...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 24,446
Posted By O-livier
Arrived...

Guards just arrived! about a week to get from UK to CA. Tis Christmas :clap Thank you!

Now, couple questions to Steptoe :

In the box, there were just 4 ss screws and 3 rubber tubes, are the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 24,446
Posted By O-livier
Lm25

Cast Iron? really? clearly made of aluminum... I read "LM25 ali"

As far as farkles, I hear you... I have 10 years worth of farkle hunting behind me for the GS... Looks like a Christmas tree...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 24,446
Posted By O-livier
differences

Ordered mine as well from Steptoe.

The Gentleman who is selling a used pair of original Stanton in the Flea market (for $350 + ship) claims the "knock offs" from Steptoe are not made with the same...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 761,426
Posted By O-livier
Interesting... I have a DV trip in the works for...

Interesting... I have a DV trip in the works for October and ALL riders are on singles... with the big 1150, I feel excluded from most tracks... I thought : well, maybe with an 800, I could go a bit...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 24,446
Posted By O-livier
Stantons

Pure coincidence, someone is asking $400 obo for a used set in the flea market. he went down to $350 last night. I offered $250 but no answer back... I am sure someone will bite for $350...
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 24,446
Posted By O-livier
Stantons...

are back! :clap

http://www.gsshop.biz/shop/index.php

I have no idea how much Steptoe has in his shop... $300 shipped to the US
Forum: Vendors 08-04-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,753
Posted By O-livier
Search using "GMT R1150 GS" and you should find...

Search using "GMT R1150 GS" and you should find the ad. I am using the same "o-livier" avatar on Flea Bay as well. Thanks, O.
Forum: Vendors 08-04-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,753
Posted By O-livier
status update

OK. I have 6 left as of today and posted on Flea bay as well to get more exposure. More recent pics :
http://o-livier.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/GMT-PROMET-Light-Brackets/i-zJxV8ZF/0/L/6-L.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-13-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,790
Posted By O-livier
Joe

I wish Joe could post his trips here since I am sure he has a thing or two to share about the 250cc Ninja comfort.

I didn't even know it was only a 250cc when I got behind. Then, when we slowly...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-11-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,790
Posted By O-livier
Day 5

Monday morning.... Tons of work piling up in the morning and needed to do some damage control before heading to Pacific Motorsports. Managed to clear the calendar and took the bike next door. I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-11-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,790
Posted By O-livier
Day 4

The whole ordeal made me arrive in Eureka at 2am. All hotels were full and the tow truck driver suggested I stay at a cheap motel right next to Pacific Motorsport. Bike was unloaded and took a well...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-11-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,790
Posted By O-livier
Then... 3-4 miles North of Orleans, while passing...

Then... 3-4 miles North of Orleans, while passing a slow RV, heard a loud "bang" and bike suddenly decided to go straight... managed to stop on the opposite side of the road and waited... Soon after...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-11-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,790
Posted By O-livier
Day #3

Day #3 : decided to head back towards CA to Happy Camp and take 96.... Along the Rogue River in OR
http://o-livier.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Crater-Lake-trip-July-4th-7th/i-4ntVFSw/2/L/DSC01865-L.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-11-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,790
Posted By O-livier
Day # 2 continued

Got back on the slab and kept pushing towards Crater Lake. Got to the Rim and stayed 30-60 minutes wandering with the tourist crowd. Did end up leaving by sundown and headed towards Prospect and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-11-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,790
Posted By O-livier
Day 2

Stayed in Yreka on July 4th and saw some quite cool car race on dirt track. thunder, dust = fun to watch! Then saw the fireworks and went to sleep.

Day #2 : Klamath Falls and Crater Lake. Went...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-11-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,790
Posted By O-livier
Day 1 continued

Forgot to mention, it was super hot that day. Definitely close to 105-108... Along the way to Williams, saw this guy breathing heavily in the sun...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-11-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,790
Posted By O-livier
OK. Time to turn this thread into a "report"......

OK. Time to turn this thread into a "report"... Back track a bit here. Left zeu Bay area on July 4th, heading towards Redding for the first leg. Took Bear Valley road that parallels I5. The last time...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-07-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,790
Posted By O-livier
suspected cause...

Pic... notice the sharp edge right of the yellow line:
http://o-livier.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Crater-Lake-trip-July-4th-7th/i-sC2mKFX/1/L/DSC01890-L.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-07-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,790
Posted By O-livier
Thanks

HAHAHA. Since new "rubber" has been on my mind since my emergency "landing" yesterday on the GS 3-4 miles North of Orleans, this place does seem to fit right in :) Thanks, I may as well go in my...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-07-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,790
Posted By O-livier
Thanks

Thanks. Mods, please move to the regional forum

Thanks also to Dennis who called offering a tire, unfortunately too far away. I am looking for a 19 110/80. Currently staying right next to Pacific...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-07-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,790
Posted By O-livier
Stranded in Eureka, CA...

Hi there,
No sure where this post should go. Trip SF Bay> Redding> Klamath Falls> Crater Lake> Yreka> Happy Camp was going fine until.... on 96...:...
Forum: Vendors 05-28-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By O-livier
Ship

Used Uship a couple of times and good experience (3 to be exact : NC to MA; KS to MA; MA to CA). Shipped my GS from Boston to SF last year ($~700). Have to admit I was not super comfortable when I...
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