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Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By Pongo
I test drove a normal height GSW last year and...

I test drove a normal height GSW last year and have been sitting on the new GSAW this year, I think the GSAW seat is wider with more of a dish to it. Might be imagining things though.
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,133
Posted By Pongo
Great read, When we were in the Alps last year,...

Great read,
When we were in the Alps last year, we were 2 up on a Gl 1600 having a great time riding along HW 19 near Tavanasa I think, and saw sirens ahead, slowed down and there was a speed bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,803
Posted By Pongo
Looking at the picture it does seem that there...

Looking at the picture it does seem that there are new brakes across from each other and the old crack with grime in it perpendicular to them, as you noted. The kid may well have saved you a great...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-07-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,022
Posted By Pongo
Thought the OP was having issues with his missus...

Thought the OP was having issues with his missus rolling onto his sleeping pad in the middle of the night
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,154
Posted By Pongo
Great ride report, thanks for sharing! Some of...

Great ride report, thanks for sharing!
Some of those pictures sure look like British Columbia.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-30-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7,126
Views: 6,314,315
Posted By Pongo
Lee wins wives and bikes. Its a wrap. That...

Lee wins wives and bikes. Its a wrap.
That beach picture is amazing.
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 22,612
Posted By Pongo
Great write up, what a trip you did in two weeks.

Great write up, what a trip you did in two weeks.
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 916,796
Posted By Pongo
Ya, your not on a trip, your on a journey, keep...

Ya, your not on a trip, your on a journey, keep it up.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-27-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 143,575
Posted By Pongo
That is an amazing early panther reproduction.

That is an amazing early panther reproduction.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 12,159
Posted By Pongo
16k km on my 2011 1200gsa. K60 scouts front and...

16k km on my 2011 1200gsa. K60 scouts front and back.
I ride all year and it rains alot in the winter here.
Ya a wet wide white crossing stripe can be an issue, but after the first 10km or so these...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 616
Posted By Pongo
my front still leaks at 17000 km

my front still leaks at 17000 km
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2,358
Views: 360,423
Posted By Pongo
I wonder at the choice of orange lettering on the...

I wonder at the choice of orange lettering on the olive bike. I saw a new blue GSAW the other day and it looked very sharp, I liked the colour more then I thought I would from the pictures.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,923
Posted By Pongo
looks like it saved his leg for him

looks like it saved his leg for him
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,581
Posted By Pongo
wow, your last day? Hope your ok...

wow, your last day? Hope your ok...
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,581
Posted By Pongo
Great shots and write up, we have pictures in...

Great shots and write up, we have pictures in some of the exact same spots from last July.
I never even knew about those "galleries" we would call them caves in Canada..on the Splugen pass till I...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,810
Posted By Pongo
have a 2010 Adv, seat was fine for an hour,...

have a 2010 Adv, seat was fine for an hour, trouble in 2 hours and the rest of the day was just bad.
I am 6'5" 210 pounds.
Looked at all the excellent discusion on this forum and ordered a...
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,454
Posted By Pongo
I am really enjoying your thread, we got very few...

I am really enjoying your thread, we got very few pictures compared to you, we really didn't know where we were in any detail and were two up on the bike. But we will be better prepared this summer....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-16-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 7,126
Views: 6,314,315
Posted By Pongo
That is a great shot of a happy rider

That is a great shot of a happy rider
Forum: Canada 02-16-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 15,036
Posted By Pongo
Wish I had been able to find this at the...

Wish I had been able to find this at the vancouver show.Seems like its going to be 15k for this thing by the time I get the high seat and some of the factory soft luggage and farkles.
hmm
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,408
Posted By Pongo
Saw it at a bike show, the pants were 200 less...

Saw it at a bike show, the pants were 200 less then SG3 and the jacket was the same as SG3.
Looked lighter, fabric seemed ligher weave too. It does have vent zippers that go around the front and the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,454
Posted By Pongo
Frankfurt,Black forest, Switzerland, out past...

Frankfurt,Black forest, Switzerland, out past Schwyz, Andermat,Bonaduz, over the Splugen, St Moritz, down to Tirano, Bormio, Livgino back to St Moritz.
Kauns Austria, Munich, north to Regensburg and...
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,454
Posted By Pongo
Went through some of those passes last July,...

Went through some of those passes last July, thanks for the great videos.
We have already rented a bike for this July and cannot wait to ride those roads again.
Forum: Trip Planning 02-12-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,422
Posted By Pongo
The take it off time and the put it on time are...

The take it off time and the put it on time are constant. But if I can secure the stuff I can take my time and have a two hour visit were ever we are instead of just having to sit near our gear. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,307
Posted By Pongo
I have had a GSA since 2011, I am 6'5" and my...

I have had a GSA since 2011, I am 6'5" and my wife is 5'9" or so.
I had to get rid of the factory seat, put on heated Sargent seats.
We have always loved the bike for 2 up. Last summer, I rented...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-09-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,422
Posted By Pongo
hmm We had this issue in Europe last year, not...

hmm
We had this issue in Europe last year, not with our normal gear it was all locked up in cases and paniers, but our riding gear was way to hot to really walk around in and way too expensive to...
Forum: Canada 01-27-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,274
Posted By Pongo
My wife and I went over from Victoria in the fog...

My wife and I went over from Victoria in the fog on Saturday.
Certainly very busy, liked the new WC 1200 Adventure and the new BMW Street Guard gear. I never did find the CCM bike. No idea where it...
Forum: Canada 01-22-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 792
Views: 62,154
Posted By Pongo
great movie gunner, cant believe those pictures...

great movie gunner, cant believe those pictures are recent of the north island, amazing.
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 3,088,811
Posted By Pongo
Thanks for a great great read. Learned so much...

Thanks for a great great read.
Learned so much from this RR
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 135,927
Posted By Pongo
Is the BMW version of the European map available...

Is the BMW version of the European map available for this or do you just buy a Garmin Map pack for Europe?
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 615
Posted By Pongo
I have a system 6 that is a few years old now,...

I have a system 6 that is a few years old now, not sure who the EVO is different looking at the pictures. The system 6 I have is light and quiet and really an excellent helmet. Wife and I both have...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,657
Posted By Pongo
I have to agree, very disappointed in the seat on...

I have to agree, very disappointed in the seat on the GSA, I guess it may be ok for someone, but I really doubt it. Between bead seats, sheep skin seats or little air bag seats or just right out...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-03-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7,126
Views: 6,314,315
Posted By Pongo
:clap you're a lucky bastard

:clap
you're a lucky bastard
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-03-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7,126
Views: 6,314,315
Posted By Pongo
Happy new year Beema Envy

Happy new year Beema Envy
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,657
Posted By Pongo
I have done 550km in a day on my Sargent without...

I have done 550km in a day on my Sargent without the slightest discomfort.
Not any sores or abrasions or anything. You were doing nearly 900km a day for 5 days.
man that's a long drive.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,657
Posted By Pongo
Wow Jim nice work. I saw a shot like that of...

Wow Jim nice work.
I saw a shot like that of the RDL somewhere and knew I didn't need that much support, just enough support. So I rolled the dice on the Sargent and have been very happy.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,657
Posted By Pongo
2011 1200 gsa. I am 6'5" 210 pounds. Never...

2011 1200 gsa.
I am 6'5" 210 pounds.
Never tried a Russell, but the Sargent solved all my issues. Went from 2 hour rides getting very painful to 6 hour rides not being a problem.
Wife really likes...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-24-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7,126
Views: 6,314,315
Posted By Pongo
"Oh good. Pongo is chiming in with more sage...

"Oh good. Pongo is chiming in with more sage commentary. Go hang with Massive Lee dude. Oh wait... He got banned. Let the rest of us enjoy this thread without the bullshit. Another case of hot wife...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-23-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7,126
Views: 6,314,315
Posted By Pongo
[QUOTE=Beema Killa;23050326]That, and rather than...

[QUOTE=Beema Killa;23050326]That, and rather than just be offended, labeled our wives sluts. And us juveniles. You know, what you do when you stammer into a forum after only a few months of being a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-20-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7,126
Views: 6,314,315
Posted By Pongo
http://i41.tinypic.com/33y5nq0.jpg promised...

http://i41.tinypic.com/33y5nq0.jpg
promised land indeed, amazing shot and lady
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,645
Posted By Pongo
I totally agree with this, I put a seargent seat...

I totally agree with this, I put a seargent seat on my GSA and the difference is staggering. And there was no place to put the wind screen that is perfect for my height. Certainly they can...
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