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Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 12,865
Posted By Slippy Chips
I had an FJR. Good bike. Really quite fast and...

I had an FJR. Good bike. Really quite fast and more comfortable than I thought it would be. I wouldn't even think about taking it anywhere near dirt though. The GS has been awesome. Almost as...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,002
Posted By Slippy Chips
My fuel strip went out YESTERDAY! Then the letter...

My fuel strip went out YESTERDAY! Then the letter came today. This could not have been timed better.
Forum: Trip Planning 04-23-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,071
Posted By Slippy Chips
They now make cpap machines with built in battery...

They now make cpap machines with built in battery packs as well as separate battery packs for existing cpap machines. I am looking I to those as an option going forward and would love to hear from...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-18-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By Slippy Chips
Thanks Mastery for your great response and...

Thanks Mastery for your great response and insight! That does make a lot of sense. One thing that may make a difference is that I was I planning on doing it solo. I had batted around the idea of...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-18-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By Slippy Chips
BIG Charity Ride Advice needed

I'm in the very early stages of planning a BIG ride to raise money and awareness for charity and I could use some advice from others that may have done something similar.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 484,883
Posted By Slippy Chips
This is a little embarrassing but I just broke my...

This is a little embarrassing but I just broke my iPhone from drooling all over this picture. The black looks awesome! I like leaving the silver.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 484,883
Posted By Slippy Chips
This thread has been sadly bereft of photos. ...

This thread has been sadly bereft of photos. Come on people! FEED ME!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 484,883
Posted By Slippy Chips
^^^ that white is nice! Can't wait to see one in...

^^^ that white is nice! Can't wait to see one in person.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 484,883
Posted By Slippy Chips
I can't tell if I like the blue: ...

I can't tell if I like the blue:

http://i1284.photobucket.com/albums/a569/slippychips/D62E8CB9-061F-4B92-9949-172AC56841B5_zpssmsgt7zq.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 484,883
Posted By Slippy Chips
Thumbs down Don't go to the Progressive Motorcycle Show in...

Don't go to the Progressive Motorcycle Show in Atlanta if you want to check one out. They said they're here in the US but out in Cali filming a commercial.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,689
Posted By Slippy Chips
Anybody have milage updates on what they're...

Anybody have milage updates on what they're getting? I'm almost through with my Anakee 2's.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 484,883
Posted By Slippy Chips
I'm pretty sure this is my next bike. Now, which...

I'm pretty sure this is my next bike. Now, which color...?


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Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5,554
Views: 930,355
Posted By Slippy Chips
Thanks! Photos, or it didn't happen, right? Did...

Thanks! Photos, or it didn't happen, right? Did the loop counter-clockwise across to Mississippi then down to New Orleans. Came back up through Montgomery. 1,018 miles in 16 hours and 10 minutes....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5,554
Views: 930,355
Posted By Slippy Chips
1,018 miles. SS1000 in the books!

1,018 miles. SS1000 in the books!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,976
Posted By Slippy Chips
I'm taking my Rich Mayer custom seat on an IBA...

I'm taking my Rich Mayer custom seat on an IBA SS1000 tomorrow morning so I'll let you know how it goes for me there. I'm on stage 3 of "like" with this seat. Stage 1) sat on it in the garage and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,052
Posted By Slippy Chips
I had the same issue. Just squirt some WD40 up...

I had the same issue. Just squirt some WD40 up in there and work the lock with the key in there a few times. Still may take a little time to work loose.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 2,150
Views: 591,916
Posted By Slippy Chips
Best of luck with your rental in Vegas. I rented...

Best of luck with your rental in Vegas. I rented one from BMW of Las Vegas back in January and they were great. The guy (Clay if I remover right) actually ce in on his off day twice to take care of...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5,554
Views: 930,355
Posted By Slippy Chips
Thanks! I sent in my stock seat pan since I had...

Thanks! I sent in my stock seat pan since I had the Sargent to use in the meantime.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5,554
Views: 930,355
Posted By Slippy Chips
Got my new Rick Mayer seat in the mail. They...

Got my new Rick Mayer seat in the mail. They nailed it! Fits like a glove. Based on the 5 minutes I sat on it in the garage I'm sure I'll be posting my Seargent seat for sale in the Fleamarket...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5,554
Views: 930,355
Posted By Slippy Chips
Not so much "what" as "where." I cover North...

Not so much "what" as "where." I cover North Georgia. I'm mostly in cities but traveling from one to the other usually takes me through some cool areas.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5,554
Views: 930,355
Posted By Slippy Chips
Ha! Thanks. Yea, I am guilty of multi-site...

Ha! Thanks. Yea, I am guilty of multi-site posting. At least I keep the pics of the kids on IG!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5,554
Views: 930,355
Posted By Slippy Chips
Today I put 200 miles on my bike while wearing a...

Today I put 200 miles on my bike while wearing a suit and tie. The weather was just too nice, so, even though I have a company car, I decided to make some sales calls on my bike.
...
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 104,312
Posted By Slippy Chips
The tool tube. POJ just sits on the shelf and...

The tool tube. POJ just sits on the shelf and there's no easy way/place to mount it.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,180
Posted By Slippy Chips
New 2013 R1200GS Pegs

Anybody seen these new pegs on the new GS? They were on the demo model at my local dealership and I have to say they were pretty nice. The rubber part is spring loaded so when you stand up on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2,150
Views: 591,916
Posted By Slippy Chips
That thunder gray is nice. Definitely my...

That thunder gray is nice. Definitely my favorite followed closely by the white.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,317
Posted By Slippy Chips
If they do come out with a bolt-on version of the...

If they do come out with a bolt-on version of the same thing I'll be the frost one in line. I LOVE my '09 GS but that light on the waterboxer gets me all giddy.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,294
Posted By Slippy Chips
That'd be nice.

That'd be nice.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,603
Posted By Slippy Chips
Funny how we think of buying a whole new...

Funny how we think of buying a whole new motorcycle as "saving a few dollars" over refinishing the passenger seat. I do the same thing! "Honey, if I get this new $800 GPS I can save money by taking...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By Slippy Chips
I had the same question but somehow managed to...

I had the same question but somehow managed to figure out that its a vent. Mine came with them in the "air tight" position. I live in a pretty hilly area so I unscrewed it a little bit and spun...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,436
Posted By Slippy Chips
I'm with you Tex, and a 3rd reason on the way.

I'm with you Tex, and a 3rd reason on the way.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,257
Posted By Slippy Chips
I installed the RAID toolbox and did not remove...

I installed the RAID toolbox and did not remove the flap. When I spoke with the US dealer they said they have not had anyone who needed to remove the flap although they said it is conceivable that...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By Slippy Chips
I put Adventure side racks on my '09 GS. It was...

I put Adventure side racks on my '09 GS. It was missing a couple of screws and spacers from the inmate I purchased it from but otherwise it bolted right on.

I would also say to make sure not to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,793
Posted By Slippy Chips
I can relate to what some are saying about...

I can relate to what some are saying about gradually turning a regular GS into a GSA. I got an 09 GS 1) because it was a great deal, and 2) because I was getting back in the saddle after a couple of...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,444
Posted By Slippy Chips
I got the raid box from a dealer here in the...

I got the raid box from a dealer here in the states. I think it was about $140. It fits behind the Adventure racks without any special twerking. You can get into it with the cases on or off.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,603
Posted By Slippy Chips
My tool tube is sitting on a shelf since I could...

My tool tube is sitting on a shelf since I could figure out how to mount it. Got a Raid box instead.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 673
Posted By Slippy Chips
The standard GS seat is one of the worst...

The standard GS seat is one of the worst inventions in mankind. I'll be selling my seargent seat as soon as I get my stock seat back from being redone by Mayer.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2013, 05:00 AM
Replies: 5,554
Views: 930,355
Posted By Slippy Chips
Looks like an XM Satelite receiver antenna to me....

Looks like an XM Satelite receiver antenna to me. Just an educated guess though.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3,097
Views: 1,005,754
Posted By Slippy Chips
Valley of Fire

Not my GS, but I rented one from BMW of Las Vegas last weekend and headed out to the Valley of Fire.

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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-16-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,073
Posted By Slippy Chips
BMW of Las Vegas

Also, I have to give a HUGE shout out to the guys at BMW of Las Vegas. They bent over backwards for me to make sure I had a great trip. It turns out it's the off season for them and they're closed...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-16-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,073
Posted By Slippy Chips
Done!

Hey Ride-DR, Sorry I missed your post, I didn't check in much the week or so leading up to the trip.

The trip was great! Thanks for all the great feedback and suggestions everyone. I ended up...
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