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Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 48,864
Posted By bahnzii
If you haven't already seen this, here is the...

If you haven't already seen this, here is the official BMW release announcement.

BMW 2015-2016 press release...
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 59,260
Posted By bahnzii
I had a '98 VFR800 and much like you, I think it...

I had a '98 VFR800 and much like you, I think it was the best all around bike I have had...

I freakin' love the V4 platform, granted I would miss the gear drive whine of the '98, but I'm thinking...
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 143,698
Posted By bahnzii
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 56,376
Posted By bahnzii
Contevita...that pic brings back some great...

Contevita...that pic brings back some great memories :clap
I had both a 98 VFR and a 2001 Blackbird (silver). Damn those were both 2 great bikes.
Cheers!!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,730
Posted By bahnzii
I picked up my new '14 gsw recently and needed...

I picked up my new '14 gsw recently and needed some torx bits as well.
I got way more than I need but I hate not having the right tool for the job :)
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000HSHV84
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,767
Posted By bahnzii
I've been listening to music on my rides for a...

I've been listening to music on my rides for a long time.
I also keep of pair of earplugs for days when I want to just hear the ride.

I like Etymotic earbuds as they are very small (no painful...
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,769
Posted By bahnzii
I too am a member of Gear Addicts!! MotoPort...

I too am a member of Gear Addicts!!

MotoPort Kevlar Mesh Jacket and Pants
BMW Streetguard 3 jacket and pants
Aerostich roadcrafter 2 piece
BMW Venting Machine jacket
A* leather jacket
Old...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,087
Posted By bahnzii
They are willing to deal if you negotiate well or...

They are willing to deal if you negotiate well or are patient...I'm not patient so I learned long ago how to negotiate :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,087
Posted By bahnzii
Well shoot...I feel like I cheated. I called my...

Well shoot...I feel like I cheated.
I called my dealer yesterday to see what's up and of all things, he told me a new GS went out on the floor that morning and it didn't have a deposit on it.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,087
Posted By bahnzii
Thanks aviatordoc, that is the same that I found...

Thanks aviatordoc, that is the same that I found from the Hamburg-Sud container tracking site.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,087
Posted By bahnzii
Hmmm...looks like I have 2 different vessels I'm...

Hmmm...looks like I have 2 different vessels I'm tracking so that isn't right :huh

BMW Customer Service said the ship is the OOCL Antwerp and the Container is HASU4307291

Yet, when I go to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,087
Posted By bahnzii
Very cool...those will be some great memories to...

Very cool...those will be some great memories to have of their first ride with you!!

I'm thinking I will do the Nav V since it is integrated so well. The Montana's are definitely feature rich!!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,083
Posted By bahnzii
Congrats and yes pictures!! I'm still tracking...

Congrats and yes pictures!!
I'm still tracking the ship for my new GSW, arghhh!!

Let us know what farkling you do to her...my list keeps growing :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,087
Posted By bahnzii
No worries...and yes Moto soon is a good thing!! ...

No worries...and yes Moto soon is a good thing!!
Btw, what color are you getting?
Do you already have some farkles ready for her?

Cheers...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,087
Posted By bahnzii
Advrdr do you know your container number? You...

Advrdr do you know your container number?
You can ping me offline...I just want to see what sort of details the port authority provides as containers are being processed.

I went to the New...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,087
Posted By bahnzii
Thanks advrdr...called BMW and now I have...

Thanks advrdr...called BMW and now I have something to track :D

OOCL Antwerp and the container is HASU4307291

Now to get on that maritime site and track it...you guys (gals?) are OCD enablers,...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,087
Posted By bahnzii
Thanks advrdr!!

Thanks advrdr!!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,087
Posted By bahnzii
Called and talked to my dealer today...he went on...

Called and talked to my dealer today...he went on DealerSpeed (sp??) to look up my GS and it still shows in transit (been in transit for 1 1/2 weeks) but he couldn't find any info that showed him the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,087
Posted By bahnzii
Thanks Aviatordoc...I will be sure to get the...

Thanks Aviatordoc...I will be sure to get the container number!!

(jean luc) Picard...The dealer already had the bike on order...with no deposits and it was the exact color and options I wanted, so...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,087
Posted By bahnzii
Hi my name is Erik, I'm am OCD and impatient and...

Hi my name is Erik, I'm am OCD and impatient and I found this perfect forum thread after ordering my GSW!!

I ordered my '14 GSW last week and I have been sitting quietly for a week and then called...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 67,772
Posted By bahnzii
Definitely looking forward to this...just ordered...

Definitely looking forward to this...just ordered my '14 GS and I will definitely get this when it's available.

I loved using it on my Tuono v4r...worked great around the town or in the canyons!!
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,330
Posted By bahnzii
2tallnwide...I have the Explorer on my list but I...

2tallnwide...I have the Explorer on my list but I wonder how well the wind protection is on the lower half...
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,330
Posted By bahnzii
I have the K1600gt on my list to try but really...

I have the K1600gt on my list to try but really it's just to see what it feels like...it looks too big for me and I need to be able to lane-split/laneshare comfortably/quickly as that is the only way...
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,330
Posted By bahnzii
Multistrada + R1200rt...does it exist??

I've had my Multistrada 1200 since 2011 and although I like it, I have that itch for a new ride.

I'm trying to see if the mythical Unicorn ride exists (for me)...the power/handling of the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-30-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,888
Posted By bahnzii
I've had PR2's on my ZX-14 and now I have PR3's...

I've had PR2's on my ZX-14 and now I have PR3's on my Multistrada. I didn't expect either version to be a track day hero, but instead give me a good compromise on feel, grip and wear. Keeping that in...
Forum: Equipment 12-22-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,155
Posted By bahnzii
Great responses from everyone. The consensus so...

Great responses from everyone.
The consensus so far is:
Warm core = warm hands
Warm legs = warm feet
Wind booties look to be an inexpensive toe heat pro-longer thingy
Plastic bags over your feet...
Forum: Equipment 12-22-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,155
Posted By bahnzii
Hahaha...nice!! I think I may go the extra...

Hahaha...nice!!
I think I may go the extra route as you have with pants and socks or insoles.
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,155
Posted By bahnzii
Yeah, that was the same logic I applied to my...

Yeah, that was the same logic I applied to my cold hands and thus the heated liner.
My Aerostich does a decent job of blocking the wind, but eventually that cold air will just suck the heat from...
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,155
Posted By bahnzii
I should have mentioned that I am smartwool sock...

I should have mentioned that I am smartwool sock whore...but still my feet get cold.
My rides are often 1 1/2 - 2+ hours, so that is a long time in the cold!!

For the heated socks wouldn't you...
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,155
Posted By bahnzii
Cold weather riding...my feet were numb!!

The last week or so has been particularly cold for the Bay Area (Ca). The rides to work have been in the low 40's and the rides home have been in the high 30's...BRRR!!!!

My electric liner, heated...
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,586
Posted By bahnzii
Hell freezes over...Duke 690

Wow, looks like the Duke 690 is coming back to the US :clap
http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/bikes/2013-ktm-690-duke-usa-canada/

I will have to check it out when it hits my local dealer.
Light...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8,908
Views: 1,419,620
Posted By bahnzii
Damn...this is so sweet looking!! ...

Damn...this is so sweet looking!!
http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/bikes/mv-agusta-rivale-photos-eicma/

http://www.mvagusta.it/uploads/1h/IY/1hIY0DphkCIuNSK5X0EBRA/01-RIVALE-laterale-DX.jpg
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,648
Posted By bahnzii
Heated gloves help...

I have a pair of Warm-n-Safe gloves currently but I just don't like the fit.
Though they work super well with my heated grips, the fingers are very boxy and I don't like the "bulk" between the...
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2012, 01:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,391
Posted By bahnzii
I can only comment on the Warm-n-Safe (gen 4)...

I can only comment on the Warm-n-Safe (gen 4) liner and gloves.
I wear the liner under either my Motoport or Roadcrafter. I don't find the liner bulky at all except around the forearms when I wear...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,031
Posted By bahnzii
Another Warm&Safe vote...but whatever you get...

Another Warm&Safe vote...but whatever you get make sure it fits snug. You want those heating elements touching you, not hovering away from you!!
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 8,908
Views: 1,419,620
Posted By bahnzii
a month or so back it was the Tuono V4 APRC and...

a month or so back it was the Tuono V4 APRC and today I put another 40 miles on her trying to get through the break-in mileage :clap:clap:clap

Who knows what will interest me next, but today it's...
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,439
Posted By bahnzii
Going to go pick up my new Tuono V4 today ,...

Going to go pick up my new Tuono V4 today , excited doesn't even begin to describe it!!
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8,908
Views: 1,419,620
Posted By bahnzii
The Husky is light and flickable, but I have been...

The Husky is light and flickable, but I have been spoiled by torque. I feel like I am strangling the Husky even with some of the mods I have done. I've never ridden a 690 (Duke or SMC) so that may be...
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2012, 12:19 AM
Replies: 8,908
Views: 1,419,620
Posted By bahnzii
Uggghhh, this thread is definitely for me... ...

Uggghhh, this thread is definitely for me...

Bought a Husqvarna SMS 630 a couple months ago, thought it would be a fun light, canyon carving version of my Multistrada 1200.
Nope...well it is...
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,544
Posted By bahnzii
Have you considered the new Blackbird, aka:...

Have you considered the new Blackbird, aka: ZX-14r or as someone else mentioned the Ninja 1000??
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