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Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,462
Posted By Emperor Norton
So uhh, could you pick me up a side of...

So uhh, could you pick me up a side of brontosaurus ribs please?

My main issue with the keyless ride at this point is that the dealer bent and near broke the key while removing the seats. I've...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 883
Posted By Emperor Norton
I'm not sure what will break first, the key/fob...

I'm not sure what will break first, the key/fob or the locking mechanism in the BMW GPS mount.
Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,474
Posted By Emperor Norton
Stop moving the goal posts and use the whole...

Stop moving the goal posts and use the whole quote. Yes the person quoted started out with the "no one loves that engine" bit but then they clarified by pointing out a specific model. So show sales...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,194
Posted By Emperor Norton
I was in the $250-260 range and that included a...

I was in the $250-260 range and that included a charge for cleaning my bash plate.
Forum: Road warriors 04-23-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,474
Posted By Emperor Norton
Apples to squash. The person you quoted mentions...

Apples to squash. The person you quoted mentions a specific model and you come back with every model using that engine. Care to try again with a better refutation?
Forum: Road warriors 04-23-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 98,711
Posted By Emperor Norton
So KTM is following the Russian arms industry and...

So KTM is following the Russian arms industry and exporting M(onkey) models?
Forum: Road warriors 04-23-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By Emperor Norton
I'll second this. I had a 2013 RT that I traded...

I'll second this. I had a 2013 RT that I traded in on a 2015 GS. The RT was great over long distances and snow capped mountains. Around town and with anything above freezing I felt it was a bit...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-16-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,077
Posted By Emperor Norton
Opening hours are in this photo so you can see it...

Opening hours are in this photo so you can see it the next time you're up here.
http://joee.smugmug.com/Other/Link-O-Matic/i-dGPGH5Z/0/XL/DSCN0375-2-XL.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,749
Posted By Emperor Norton
Id think at this point that video would most...

Id think at this point that video would most definitely be a 205.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,749
Posted By Emperor Norton
This is my R1200GS Parody video

I'm not sure if this is the appropriate place (or if the video is a 205)...

<iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/hGibK_d0mQ0" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315"...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 24,577
Posted By Emperor Norton
I haven't had a probem with my '15 GS heated...

I haven't had a probem with my '15 GS heated grips. Hot gets too hot at sea level and low can also be too hot.
/perhaps in the mountains in the snow Id reconsider.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,730
Posted By Emperor Norton
+1 for shorties, I loved the ASV shorties I had...

+1 for shorties, I loved the ASV shorties I had on my Monster. However they don't seem to make levers for BMWs.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,482
Posted By Emperor Norton
The one thing I miss from my RT was its heated...

The one thing I miss from my RT was its heated seat. And yes I could feel it through my riding pants (streetguard 3 w/liner).
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,009
Posted By Emperor Norton
Why a vrod?

Why a vrod?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,386
Posted By Emperor Norton
+1 And thats why I went with the lower...

+1
And thats why I went with the lower suspension.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,272
Posted By Emperor Norton
I like my Alt Riders as well.

I like my Alt Riders as well.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2,618
Views: 361,563
Posted By Emperor Norton
Well frak. My Nav V had been playing so well...

Well frak. My Nav V had been playing so well with my Sena 20s and Android phone. Now it seems the Sena randomly disconnects itself from the Nav V (or is the Nav V dropping the Sena?). Ill be...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 750
Posted By Emperor Norton
You can also go to...

You can also go to http://www.bmwmotorcycles.com/us/en/index.html and download the riders manual from there. (Service & Maint > Riders manual).
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,465
Posted By Emperor Norton
The only issue I have with the ZP2s is that the...

The only issue I have with the ZP2s is that the lock mechanism is rather temperamental. The panniers still positively lock to the mounts but they seem to want a blood sacrifice.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-28-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 863
Posted By Emperor Norton
Im about that but its not silent for me. I...

Im about that but its not silent for me. I wonder if I just have a freakishly long torso.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,165
Posted By Emperor Norton
Don't go back and show them this: ...

Don't go back and show them this:
http://www.cycleworld.com/2014/01/17/off-road-braking-test-pro-level-off-road-racer-against-ktm-abs/
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 145,007
Posted By Emperor Norton
Im curious, do you know for a fact the BMW wont...

Im curious, do you know for a fact the BMW wont have any of those features/options?
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,481
Posted By Emperor Norton
The CRGs I had on my Monster were a vast...

The CRGs I had on my Monster were a vast improvement over the ugly as sin stock Mickey Mouse ears the bike came with. The Mickeys would flop around like the ears of a meth addled horse. The CRGs...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-13-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2,023
Views: 1,141,588
Posted By Emperor Norton
Interesting gear placement. Was she getting...

Interesting gear placement. Was she getting ready to taser you?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,834
Posted By Emperor Norton
Is that for Barney or TinkyWinky?

Is that for Barney or TinkyWinky?
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,625
Posted By Emperor Norton
Ive had: Ducati - 695 Monster 1198sp ...

Ive had:

Ducati -
695 Monster
1198sp

BMW -
F650GS(T)
R1200RT
R1200GS-lc
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 145,007
Posted By Emperor Norton
Unless the BMW site is wrong (shocker) there is...

Unless the BMW site is wrong (shocker) there is no seat option on the XR. Just the lone 33.1" seat that makes it less than one half inch shorter than a GS.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,525
Posted By Emperor Norton
A gallon of gasoline, also known as petrol,...

A gallon of gasoline, also known as petrol, weighs approximately 6 pounds. Depending on the composition of the gasoline, its specific gravity can vary between 0.71 and 0.77, and thus its weight can...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 36,652
Posted By Emperor Norton
Or they want those not so cheap plastic...

Or they want those not so cheap plastic bits/radiators/etc to be protected in case of tipover/crash.
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 36,652
Posted By Emperor Norton
If the GS is too tall, they're not going to want...

If the GS is too tall, they're not going to want an XR. Seat height of an XR is 33.1" (not currently adjustable with a BMW lower seat/suspension). The seat height of a GS is 31"-35" depending on...
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 36,652
Posted By Emperor Norton
I've had Ducatis and the ergos leave something...

I've had Ducatis and the ergos leave something (or a lot of something) to be desired (for me). I like the shaft drive on my GS (and the RT before that). I wasn't worried about failure. Not having...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-27-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By Emperor Norton
I was visiting my local watering hole when a deep...

I was visiting my local watering hole when a deep rumbling sound interrupted my thoughts. I was a sound that didn't make sense. Then I saw the contraption that was uttering said sound and it all...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-27-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By Emperor Norton
an Emperor Surveys his Domain

It's been a while since I had a bike. It's also been a while since I've been out to different parts of the local coast. So long in fact that I completetly botched the time of day:cry

I made it...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-23-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 3,807
Views: 1,672,177
Posted By Emperor Norton
The forums you're linking from don't allow...

The forums you're linking from don't allow hotlinking it would seem. However copy/pasting the provided URLs work.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By Emperor Norton
That and resale ease/value.

That and resale ease/value.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,338
Posted By Emperor Norton
More often than not the quick shift on my GS is...

More often than not the quick shift on my GS is uber clunky and misses compared to my Ducati.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 20,529
Posted By Emperor Norton
There are no shorty versions of the KTM. Further...

There are no shorty versions of the KTM. Further the last time I was in my local KTM dealer (Scuderia West) I felt the bike salesmen were so greasy and untrustworthy that I would've rather tried to...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,187
Posted By Emperor Norton
Nope. I was trying to drop weight and weather...

Nope. I was trying to drop weight and weather protection from my RT. The GSA would have done neither of those very well.
/though the one time I got stuck in snow I was very very happy with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 87,754
Posted By Emperor Norton
I believe one of the buttons that isn't used on...

I believe one of the buttons that isn't used on the GS/GSA is for central locking on the GTL.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,272
Posted By Emperor Norton
Possibly. Heres a link to the whole channel...

Possibly.

Heres a link to the whole channel - see if this works:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIdDZmsFrvMTPxobBjTUQHQ/videos
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