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Forum: Parallel Universe 07-13-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 914
Views: 79,627
Posted By Cap'n Ron
Received mine on Thursday and planning an install...

Received mine on Thursday and planning an install this morning. I had none of the drama that seems so prevalent in this thread. Hope the install goes as easy as it appears. :deal :1drink
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-14-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 914
Views: 79,627
Posted By Cap'n Ron
I'm officially in the order cue..... can't wait!...

I'm officially in the order cue..... can't wait! :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 485,605
Posted By Cap'n Ron
Got a nice ride down to the North Oregon coast...

Got a nice ride down to the North Oregon coast this weekend. I will say that I have NO issues with buffeting and this bike feels much sportier than the previous R1200GSA, almost like a sport tourer....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 485,605
Posted By Cap'n Ron
Yeah, what he said! :deal

Yeah, what he said! :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,542
Posted By Cap'n Ron
I just purchased my 12th BMW motorcycle, and of...

I just purchased my 12th BMW motorcycle, and of those 12 BMW motorcycles, I have only had 1 catastrophic failure. Actually, after hitting the guardrail at ~60mph, it still wasn't catastrophic (for...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,542
Posted By Cap'n Ron
:rolleyes Consumer Reports is most certainly...

:rolleyes Consumer Reports is most certainly biased. If you read the full article, even CR admits the results were skewed due to what was being reported as failures, small option items. The study...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,939
Posted By Cap'n Ron
Sure, I had insurance, but that money was used to...

Sure, I had insurance, but that money was used to buy a new GS Adventure, then I had to buy back and repair the one they totaled. :deal

No matter how you look at it though, it wouldn't be out of...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,939
Posted By Cap'n Ron
A hard crash on a GSA can cost you upwards of...

A hard crash on a GSA can cost you upwards of $10k, and that doesn't even take the hospital bills into consideration.... don't ask me how I know. :deal

Very much worth every penny though. Once...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-02-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 162,262
Posted By Cap'n Ron
This is correct, I don't get an "OK" option. I...

This is correct, I don't get an "OK" option. I touch the data field I want to change; I get a list of categories; I select the category; at the top of the screen it says "replace Heading" (which is...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-02-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 162,262
Posted By Cap'n Ron
Is anyone else having trouble changing the...

Is anyone else having trouble changing the displayed data fields on the Map or Trip Data? When I select the field it gives me a choice categories and then a choice of data fields but when I select...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-27-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,020
Posted By Cap'n Ron
Be afraid….. very afraid! :jose

Be afraid….. very afraid! :jose
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-13-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By Cap'n Ron
^^^ What he said. :deal

^^^ What he said. :deal
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-12-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,726
Posted By Cap'n Ron
I'm sure you did, it was just a funny side note....

I'm sure you did, it was just a funny side note. That old geezer sure was reluctant to provide ground transportation though. :lol3

I just renewed my State Farm policy for the 3 bikes to the tune...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,448
Posted By Cap'n Ron
I'm running a GXM 30 with the Zumo 550, so things...

I'm running a GXM 30 with the Zumo 550, so things could be different with this unit than the GXM 40. When I was running my XM antenna on the small shelf above the instrument cluster I started getting...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-08-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,726
Posted By Cap'n Ron
They didn't reimburse me for the $20 I gave the...

They didn't reimburse me for the $20 I gave the old hippie prospector that gave you the ride into French Glen in his old beat up Monterro! :p3rry :lol3
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-04-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,939
Posted By Cap'n Ron
Really? :norton Maybe I've had one more shot of...

Really? :norton
Maybe I've had one more shot of Tequila than permissible but.....
Why not just buy the bike you like? :baldy

Happy New Years! :1drink
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-02-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,634
Posted By Cap'n Ron
And this is why I say that comfort is subjective....

And this is why I say that comfort is subjective. I did several 700 mile days on the stock standard seat on my '09 and always felt that it was a "relatively" comfortable seat. I really find it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-02-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,634
Posted By Cap'n Ron
My 2013 came with the comfort seat and I returned...

My 2013 came with the comfort seat and I returned it a week later and exchanged it for the Rally seat. I'm 5'9" and have a 30" inseam. I found the seat too confining and put my knees just a little...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-15-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 943
Posted By Cap'n Ron
Gotta' love the way the goons have taken over...

Gotta' love the way the goons have taken over this forum.... :norton
Forum: Americas 06-04-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 26,156
Views: 2,162,185
Posted By Cap'n Ron
Sorry, there is no simple yes or no..... it's all...

Sorry, there is no simple yes or no..... it's all about acceptable risk. What's acceptable to me may very well be completely unacceptable to you, and visa versa.

If only life really was that...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,459
Posted By Cap'n Ron
Dude!?? Avoid alcohol? Seems a bit extreme! I...

Dude!?? Avoid alcohol? Seems a bit extreme! I think I'm smarter and work better with a little alcohol induced psychosis. :freaky :deal
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-23-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 21,262
Posted By Cap'n Ron
Another player entering the game:...

Another player entering the game: http://cerberus.briartek.com/cerberlink

A little higher initial investment but lower per month cost for what appears to be slightly more service. I think more...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 29,431
Posted By Cap'n Ron
:deal

:deal
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-24-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By Cap'n Ron
I'll likely be heading over to Boise around mid...

I'll likely be heading over to Boise around mid Nov. and I would have room in the truck to bring it back. If you haven't found an option before then give me a shout via email.

sounduly@gmail.com...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-20-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,420
Posted By Cap'n Ron
Lots of intelligent thought went into that...

Lots of intelligent thought went into that one..... :norton
Forum: Vendors 07-03-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,255
Posted By Cap'n Ron
I'm sorry Xboxer, but this is just plain bad...

I'm sorry Xboxer, but this is just plain bad form. :huh To call a guy a liar in a public forum, on a post promoting his livelihood is just wrong. You do that to his face not hiding behind a keyboard...
Forum: Vendors 07-01-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,255
Posted By Cap'n Ron
OK.... First off, you obviously don't have FB and...

OK.... First off, you obviously don't have FB and a connection with Overland Journal because, if you did, you would know that Chris has already spoken very highly of his experience at the Lodge and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-12-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 842
Posted By Cap'n Ron
Way too soon for that kind of elevation. Maybe...

Way too soon for that kind of elevation. Maybe mid July..... Maybe? :deal
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-01-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,045
Posted By Cap'n Ron
Hey Jerry, I was down in Sumpter a couple of...

Hey Jerry,
I was down in Sumpter a couple of weeks ago and the road was still closed due to snow. I talked with a FS guy and his best guess was late June before it would be open. Check with the FS...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-10-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 32,820
Posted By Cap'n Ron
Damn! That's a good looking bike, but..... where...

Damn! That's a good looking bike, but..... where is the blue propeller??? :dunno :amazon



:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,599
Posted By Cap'n Ron
Ooohh.... Green Chile Beer sounds like a must...

Ooohh.... Green Chile Beer sounds like a must try! I knew I was making a mistake not making it to Eske's. :ddog Next time for sure! :deal
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,599
Posted By Cap'n Ron
Good beer and even better tequila.... too bad...

Good beer and even better tequila.... too bad Guss stole the rest of the cigars. :lol3 The only bad about any of the bikes was that hideous stratolounger of a seat on Russ's GS. :rofl I was really...
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,599
Posted By Cap'n Ron
Hey JW - Thanks for posting up the ride report. ...

Hey JW - Thanks for posting up the ride report. All in all it was a great trip and a nice interlude from this cold gray winter/spring we are having in the PNW.

My ride started a couple of days...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-24-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,041
Posted By Cap'n Ron
Oh gawd..... :rolleyes I had a 990.......

Oh gawd..... :rolleyes

I had a 990.... picked it up and commenced to ride 3K miles just to shake it down. It IS a great bike and will do anything you want of it. Even in stock form, a cross...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 30,783
Posted By Cap'n Ron
My informants are saying no continuation of the...

My informants are saying no continuation of the color scheme but I have heard rumors that others have heard different. :scratch Anyway, I don't think there is anything left on the west coast as far...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,148
Posted By Cap'n Ron
:norton Do you want the bike we want or the bike...

:norton Do you want the bike we want or the bike you want??? :ear Ride 'em and make your own decision and quit relying on a bunch of internet 'wantabees'. :deal :1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,460
Posted By Cap'n Ron
:thumb :evil ...

:thumb :evil

http://i667.photobucket.com/albums/vv32/sounduly/YBS.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-24-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,299
Posted By Cap'n Ron
Doesn't make anything off limits.... get off your...

Doesn't make anything off limits.... get off your lazy butts and hike. :norton
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,338
Posted By Cap'n Ron
Been there, done that. See ya' soon! :D

Been there, done that. See ya' soon! :D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-20-2010, 11:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,175
Posted By Cap'n Ron
These forums are chock full of blow hards :norton...

These forums are chock full of blow hards :norton and no, I'm not talking about the OP. You guys really should get a life, maybe go for an actual ride? :deal
:huh :1drink
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