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Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,946
Posted By Gthebrit
Top Case !!! come on..... bring it :clap

Top Case !!! come on..... bring it :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,100
Posted By Gthebrit
hmmmm lots of town / city, plenty of redline...

hmmmm lots of town / city, plenty of redline twisties and 75 on the highway - average 46mpg
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,878
Posted By Gthebrit
My '11 Triple Black burned a little for the first...

My '11 Triple Black burned a little for the first 600 miles - then i started riding it quite hard and the drinking stopped - now 9000 and doesn't burn any.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,784
Posted By Gthebrit
I'm with FLARider - if i relax too much on a long...

I'm with FLARider - if i relax too much on a long ride i slouch - and then the back hurts - right between my shoulders - i just keep remembering to push my shoulders back and all is good :D
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By Gthebrit
+2 Gateway

+2 Gateway
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By Gthebrit
eeeek - mine did that because it took a little...

eeeek - mine did that because it took a little "lay down" a couple of weeks ago.

You could pop off the cover, clean and dry everything and reassemble.

If your window level is good - ir not...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,978
Posted By Gthebrit
I've got the E46 Monokey - on the Givi rack. It...

I've got the E46 Monokey - on the Givi rack. It sits a little lower than some of the adapterplates. Been on a 650GS before the current ride - always secure and waterproof - super quick to take off if...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,474
Posted By Gthebrit
5'6" 29 inch short arsed in seam - Triple Black...

5'6" 29 inch short arsed in seam - Triple Black low - but standard seat. Standard suspension with a low seat is close to the same height but i wanted some padding !:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 15,451
Posted By Gthebrit
2 months - 5500 miles and my baby wanted a rest...

2 months - 5500 miles and my baby wanted a rest today :clap
just scuffed the covers - but i figure i'm in the club :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,181
Posted By Gthebrit
Glad you are seeing it through. Funny but the...

Glad you are seeing it through. Funny but the demo i rode felt a little vibey and "nervous" on the highway - but i loved the bike so much i bought a 2011 Triple Black - and at 60 thru 80 it's very...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,995
Posted By Gthebrit
Doc i'm 5'6 170lbs and 29 inseam - low suspension...

Doc i'm 5'6 170lbs and 29 inseam - low suspension / regular seat Triple Black - wonderful !
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,219
Posted By Gthebrit
Nor a GSA - but a 2011 GS - same commute as you,...

Nor a GSA - but a 2011 GS - same commute as you, ride it pretty hard - 44mpg by the computer.:deal
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,247
Posted By Gthebrit
My 2011 burble / pops on decel and i love it !...

My 2011 burble / pops on decel and i love it ! seriously - that and the nature of the twin sold me over the Triumph Triple - wonderfully smooth but no character....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,181
Posted By Gthebrit
bugger me ! 170 quid for a splash guard...

bugger me ! 170 quid for a splash guard !!!!!!!!!!!!!!:huh

Where's Dick Turpin when you need him ? :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,033
Posted By Gthebrit
yeah mines the same - 600 mile service oil...

yeah mines the same - 600 mile service oil filling the glass BUT - the manual says run bike to operating temp, park on centerstand and check oil after 5 minutes. When i do that, the oil level is...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,814
Posted By Gthebrit
2011 Triple Black - 1200 miles - getting 44 by...

2011 Triple Black - 1200 miles - getting 44 by the trip computer - twisties and commute - 20 miles 70% stop start traffic / 30% highway. :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 104,985
Posted By Gthebrit
you'll be fine :D the "loaner" i get from my...

you'll be fine :D the "loaner" i get from my dealer is standard height - standard (not low) seat - and even with my 29 inch inseam i can ride it fine - i just prefered the low suspension for my long...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 16,221
Posted By Gthebrit
Scorpion Exo 900 - a bit noisy - but comfy for my...

Scorpion Exo 900 - a bit noisy - but comfy for my fat head !:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 761
Posted By Gthebrit
That does seem a little high ! Just had my 600...

That does seem a little high ! Just had my 600 done last week - $190 out the door - awesome customer service as usual at no extra charge - and yes they are a BM dealer :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,258
Posted By Gthebrit
Can't comment on the farkle questions - my 12GS...

Can't comment on the farkle questions - my 12GS is only 2 weeks old :D

i have a 29 inch inseam - I went with the low suspension GS but a standard seat (comes std on the Triple Black) i thought...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 104,985
Posted By Gthebrit
So after trying a 12GS demo with a "normal" seat...

So after trying a 12GS demo with a "normal" seat and not the short assed low seat (despite being short assed myself) I wandered into my local shop to ask them to run the numbers. Sitting out back, in...
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 871
Views: 180,778
Posted By Gthebrit
Jeez i'm slow Chi - only just noticed the screen...

Jeez i'm slow Chi - only just noticed the screen on the F'R. you trying to turn it into an RT ??? :lol3

What make is it ? and do you / Nancy like it ?
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,671
Posted By Gthebrit
i picked up a 2009 MY in late 2010 with BMW's...

i picked up a 2009 MY in late 2010 with BMW's $1000.00 accessory deal.

With the discounts on any 2010 MY stock i wouldn't think you'll get much off sticker on the new one.

I could rant on...
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 20,898
Views: 3,633,057
Posted By Gthebrit
dude don't leave us hangin' what did you think ?...

dude don't leave us hangin' what did you think ? Likes / Dislikes etc:eek1
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 164,381
Posted By Gthebrit
the R1200R classic that i rode - had a seat that...

the R1200R classic that i rode - had a seat that looked very simililar.

The "touring" seat has slim padding - but is very wide - especially at the back. Could be that one ??
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 236,918
Posted By Gthebrit
http://www.motorcyclenews.com/MCN/News/newsresults...

http://www.motorcyclenews.com/MCN/News/newsresults/New-bikes/2011/March/mar2411-new-triumph-street-triple-imminent/_/R-EPI-129694
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,781
Posted By Gthebrit
i think i'd say without trying your ride for at...

i think i'd say without trying your ride for at least a few hours - be careful. I have a crappy back - with plenty of problems unrelated to riding - but i am so damn nervous to trade up from my...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,719
Posted By Gthebrit
lout, nice bike and wonderful that the Mrs is...

lout, nice bike and wonderful that the Mrs is riding :D

Cast wheels are fine, seriously - more likely to whack some object on the highway and bend them, than mess them up on the trail.

and...
Forum: Beasts 03-21-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,810
Posted By Gthebrit
Damn - i got short legs !!!:rofl

Damn - i got short legs !!!:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1,698
Views: 500,657
Posted By Gthebrit
and occasionally clean....

and occasionally clean....
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1,698
Views: 500,657
Posted By Gthebrit
Dirty - again !

Dirty - again !
Forum: Beasts 03-21-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,810
Posted By Gthebrit
Totally understand why you would want to try...

Totally understand why you would want to try before you buy. I'm 5"6" with a 29 inseam. BMW 12GS stock suspension but a low seat was balls of my feet - Super Ten at the NY show "felt" higher - but...
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 871
Views: 180,778
Posted By Gthebrit
That looks fantastic !!!!! So Finn - if you...

That looks fantastic !!!!!

So Finn - if you mainly played on the weekends - and didn't do any crazy long trips - and could only pick the 12R or the 8R which would it be?

My super friendly...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-13-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 153,874
Posted By Gthebrit
Chitown - Jeez man - you've had some bad luck...

Chitown - Jeez man - you've had some bad luck with the GS. The reliability issues and now this. Very glad you are (mostly) OK.

The fact that you still seem to be such a big supporter of the brand...
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2011, 04:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,429
Posted By Gthebrit
can you test ride a couple - I like my G650GS,...

can you test ride a couple - I like my G650GS, but in retrospect might have gone with a Wee Strom for an all rounder or a Bonneville if i wasn't scared of the chrome evaporating (i can say that - i'm...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,945
Posted By Gthebrit
gotta throw one in here boys (and girls) what...

gotta throw one in here boys (and girls) what about the German approach ?? yes i'm a short arse monkey - but i LOVE my GS :y0!
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 871
Views: 180,778
Posted By Gthebrit
Bet it didn't look that pretty after 8 hours of...

Bet it didn't look that pretty after 8 hours of rain.

Cleans the chain though :D
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 46,402
Posted By Gthebrit
Rider Magazine (April) just posted a comparo -...

Rider Magazine (April) just posted a comparo - F800r vs Monster 796 vs Street Triple R. They seem to be the only magazine getting pissy about vibes on the "R" above 5000 rpm.

Just curious on...
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,157
Posted By Gthebrit
BarkALot I say what the hell !!! gorgeous...

BarkALot

I say what the hell !!! gorgeous bike, just means you can use it for more "stuff" i hate riding with a back pack !!!

best
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-21-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,924
Posted By Gthebrit
Good for you !

Russell (assume thats your name :D)

I got back into motorcycling after getting to a nasty place with booze and nearly losing it all - wife and 3 kids !!!.

Now, when i get stressed, or feel...
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