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Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 52,662
Posted By Juan Loboe
Looks real nice. One thing I'd want to know: has...

Looks real nice. One thing I'd want to know: has it been regularly ridden on short hops; or ridden and then set aside; or bought, not ridden, then sold to someone who regularly rides it now?
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,330
Posted By Juan Loboe
Road Star = very nice Harley homage, cheaply had....

Road Star = very nice Harley homage, cheaply had. Briefly owned one of them, too. Bought it used. Inexpensive. Liked it.
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,330
Posted By Juan Loboe
Lots of Harley dealers for service on the road,...

Lots of Harley dealers for service on the road, parts availability, Harley aftermarket - all good things. Bike is an absolute icon of motorcycling.

Owned many Harley's with nary a problem,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 35,791
Posted By Juan Loboe
Fixed your post. It obviously wasn't about HD,...

Fixed your post. It obviously wasn't about HD, was it?:evil
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,594
Posted By Juan Loboe
One of the many great things about Harley...

One of the many great things about Harley Davidson - you sure won't lack for options in the aftermarket!!

I have the FL XiED's on my '12 Ultra with stock exhaust and air cleaner. They solved...
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,594
Posted By Juan Loboe
Check out this guy: ...

Check out this guy:

http://www.nightrider.com/parts/


I'd recommend the FL ViED, the one that has a bit of adjustment.

Otherwise, a fuel controller like PowerVision.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 941
Posted By Juan Loboe
Shoei RF1100 size L fits fine.

Shoei RF1100 size L fits fine.
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 18,609
Posted By Juan Loboe
Fat. Not "phat". The seating is better than...

Fat. Not "phat".

The seating is better than a standard Wing. Roomier.

Typical Honda everything else.

An interesting alternative. But Harley's are better looking- to me.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,012,128
Posted By Juan Loboe
Glad someone caught on.

Glad someone caught on.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,012,128
Posted By Juan Loboe
Perhaps I was a bit harsh. But - to me - it...

Perhaps I was a bit harsh. But - to me - it lacks appeal, and lineage back to the original GS is kind of difficult to spot. This one is a departure...from a design that has been very successful,...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,012,128
Posted By Juan Loboe
Beats me. But enjoy your new bike. I'll bet...

Beats me. But enjoy your new bike. I'll bet that a number of what could have been viewed as...quirks...or weaknesses...or "prone to's" have now been fixed!!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,012,128
Posted By Juan Loboe
Next, I suppose Harley will introduce a...

Next, I suppose Harley will introduce a water-cooled Road King.

Ah, well. It was great, while it lasted.

Time to look at sports cars again.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,012,128
Posted By Juan Loboe
Happy Days ended soon after that episode,...

Happy Days ended soon after that episode, remember?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,012,128
Posted By Juan Loboe
Sorry. Disagree. I took one look at WC (water...

Sorry. Disagree. I took one look at WC (water closet) GS at a local dealer today and nearly lost my lunch.

BMW has "jumped the shark".

I predict that the air/oil cooled bikes will retain the...
Forum: Face plant 03-11-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,995
Posted By Juan Loboe
Thumb Get well quick!! Prayer sent up for ya!

Get well quick!!

Prayer sent up for ya!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,140
Posted By Juan Loboe
Tell others that you got the "gold package"...

Tell others that you got the "gold package" option.
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 52,662
Posted By Juan Loboe
My Road King was a '99. It was Aztec Orange over...

My Road King was a '99. It was Aztec Orange over Diamond Ice two-tone, carb, and had the spoke wheels.

Owned it for five years and about 30,000 miles with zero issues.

Very comfortable, and...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 837
Posted By Juan Loboe
http://whynotnow.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2010-BMW-...

http://whynotnow.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2010-BMW-GSA/i-sdCddsS/0/L/IMG_0194%5B1%5D-L.jpg

My installation is conventional on the bend of the crash bars, and I have them folded up just like Harley...
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,985
Posted By Juan Loboe
http://whynotnow.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Arizona-R...

http://whynotnow.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Arizona-Rides/i-WFZ5HDR/0/XL/IMG_0154%5B1%5D-XL.jpg

Couldn't resist the color, and wanted the bucket bars. Currently, it is peeled down with the tour pack...
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,722
Posted By Juan Loboe
Xieds eliminated 90 percent or more of the...

Xieds eliminated 90 percent or more of the nagging ping associated with the stock set-up on my 2012 Ultra. A tuner and a good map could do more, I know.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-18-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 68,470
Posted By Juan Loboe
When I was a kid we'd stay at Lake San Cristobal...

When I was a kid we'd stay at Lake San Cristobal for two weeks every summer.

Eventually, my dad bought two crapped out dirt bikes (Suzuki 80 Hillbilly's) for a hundred bucks from the owner of the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 347,002
Posted By Juan Loboe
Yes. Me too. Thanks for the pics!

Yes. Me too. Thanks for the pics!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-15-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2,181
Views: 807,845
Posted By Juan Loboe
http://whynotnow.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Colorado-...

http://whynotnow.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Colorado-2006/1000169/350077171_LWFqF-L-2.jpg

Monarch Pass, July '06
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,713
Posted By Juan Loboe
I very much agree with earlier respondents who...

I very much agree with earlier respondents who said that it depends more on the rider's ability than the bike's. You, as a former owner, know what Harley Touring bikes can do. They have improved...
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2,253
Views: 596,253
Posted By Juan Loboe
http://whynotnow.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Arizona-R...

http://whynotnow.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Arizona-Rides/i-WFZ5HDR/0/X2/IMG_0154%5B1%5D-X2.jpg

South of Sedona a couple of weeks back. Nice day's ride - 400 miles on the nose.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,592
Posted By Juan Loboe
Standard on the 2013's. Walk-in saddlebags...

Standard on the 2013's.

Walk-in saddlebags are optional.
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,056
Posted By Juan Loboe
All things considered, you probably got your...

All things considered, you probably got your money's worth.

Thanks for the great ride report. It's one thing to see people do it with a brand new GSA, and another thing entirely to see someone do...
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,332
Posted By Juan Loboe
Keep the Road King. Get an R1200 GS. If you...

Keep the Road King. Get an R1200 GS. If you don't keep the Hog, you might just end up wanting another. These are very different bikes. Owning one of each puts you in a very favorable position:...
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2012, 11:16 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,838
Posted By Juan Loboe
OK. Maybe I misunderstood you. Removed minor...

OK. Maybe I misunderstood you. Removed minor rant.

As a matter of fact, I've flip-flopped back and forth between large tourers and dual sports about 4 times in 6 years. I've got both now, and...
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,838
Posted By Juan Loboe
Any Harley Davidson Touring platform. Pick...

Any Harley Davidson Touring platform.

Pick one depending upon your style, passenger, or color preference.

They can eat big miles, are easy to maintain, get good gas mileage, handle decently for...
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,293
Posted By Juan Loboe
Bought an Ultra last night, but I'm going to keep...

Bought an Ultra last night, but I'm going to keep the GSA (at least for now).

I would like my wife to join me once in awhile; think she will...on the Hog.

Seriously considered a Wing. Good...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 910
Posted By Juan Loboe
Cam shaft position sensor?

Cam shaft position sensor?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 32,193
Posted By Juan Loboe
10,000 miles with maybe 1,500 left on the back...

10,000 miles with maybe 1,500 left on the back and twice that up front.

One up miles OEM on a 2010 GSA. I'll probably get them again.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,518
Posted By Juan Loboe
Double bullshit. What happened? Did you wear...

Double bullshit. What happened? Did you wear out the other bike?

Just kiddin'. I swap more often than that!

Maybe they did do something sly and subtle to the ergos...I don't know.

What I...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,563
Posted By Juan Loboe
I've never used an amp, and I do use earbuds with...

I've never used an amp, and I do use earbuds with my XM Xpress RCi.

My RCi suffers from poor reliability of the antenna connection, and lately it is more off than on. Last weekend I used the XM...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,646
Posted By Juan Loboe
Here you go: ...

Here you go:

http://whynotnow.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2010-BMW-GSA/i-G2DtRqH/0/XL/IMG01041-XL.jpg

http://whynotnow.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2010-BMW-GSA/i-F3MkNK7/0/XL/IMG01051-XL.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,646
Posted By Juan Loboe
I've used green Scotchbrite pads with a sanding...

I've used green Scotchbrite pads with a sanding block, taking care to put a very straight "grain" on the tops of the bags on my "poseur ferry".

When they get scuffed, occasionally re-do them. ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-02-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,834
Posted By Juan Loboe
Inspirational ride report! Really nice!

Inspirational ride report! Really nice!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 918
Posted By Juan Loboe
If it lasts longer than four hours, call...

If it lasts longer than four hours, call additional partners. Make sure g/f takes pics. We'll need them for NHTSA. Bound to be a recall.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,409
Posted By Juan Loboe
None, baby!! Hold my beer and watch this!!!

None, baby!!

Hold my beer and watch this!!!
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