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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 06:58 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 30,818
Posted By Emperor Norton
Its getting towards the time of year when the...

Its getting towards the time of year when the factory shuts down and changes over to the next years models. Its possible they've let existing inventory dwindle to make room for the '16s. Either...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 776
Views: 110,233
Posted By Emperor Norton
Thanks, Ill put that in the service request email.

Thanks, Ill put that in the service request email.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 776
Views: 110,233
Posted By Emperor Norton
Do you have a number/name/whatever of the...

Do you have a number/name/whatever of the campaign ?
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-29-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,694
Posted By Emperor Norton
Yeah cruise lines are mostly double occupancy...

Yeah cruise lines are mostly double occupancy with single supplements ranging from ~120-200%.
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By Emperor Norton
The helmet might be new but their communication...

The helmet might be new but their communication system is at least a few years old at this point. I have one in my C3 (the SRC system never truly worked) and for working with my GPS and phone it...
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 114,637
Posted By Emperor Norton
My S20 is getting RMAd. It'll stream via BT from...

My S20 is getting RMAd. It'll stream via BT from my NAV V then either kill the BT connection or quietly shut itself down. It also has a random habit of not allowing you to turn it off. Hopefully...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,621
Posted By Emperor Norton
If I had to guess I'd go with liability. As...

If I had to guess I'd go with liability.

As the speedo reads high should someone get cited for speeding they were really speeding. It makes it harder to say "well the speedo was wrong" when the...
Forum: Photos 06-21-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,475
Posted By Emperor Norton
You can see the start of an old coastal battery...

You can see the start of an old coastal battery wall. Sadly the NPS in its (lack of) wisdom closed the road that took you directly to the battery and a very scenic vista overlooking SF and the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 394
Posted By Emperor Norton
SWAG: Turkey (Istanbul?).

SWAG: Turkey (Istanbul?).
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,098
Posted By Emperor Norton
You left out black.

You left out black.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By Emperor Norton
Thats the opposite of my experience. My BMW...

Thats the opposite of my experience. My BMW dealer only offered guided tests while the Ducati/Triumph dealer would hand you the keys and a map with a suggested route and say "be back later".
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,035
Posted By Emperor Norton
Road tires to spiked snow tires were on Bonds...

Road tires to spiked snow tires were on Bonds Astin in Living Daylights.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-29-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,951
Posted By Emperor Norton
:huh We never had that much in May while I was...

:huh We never had that much in May while I was living there. Most ski seasons the people that went to the snowbowl were running on rocks - I guess that wasn't a problem this year.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-24-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 141,779
Posted By Emperor Norton
Is there a benefit to that orientation? When I...

Is there a benefit to that orientation? When I was in Eastern Germany (the part behind the wall during the cold war) I saw this train and wondered why it was configured like that rather than front...
Forum: Photos 05-24-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,940
Posted By Emperor Norton
Either I'm seeing things or BMW is dictating the...

Either I'm seeing things or BMW is dictating the carpet used in dealerships:huh

http://joee.smugmug.com/Other/Link-O-Matic/i-qf4tPfZ/0/XL/20141005100955-XL.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 613
Posted By Emperor Norton
This is what I do.

This is what I do.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,735
Posted By Emperor Norton
Is there a date range on the update? Is it for...

Is there a date range on the update? Is it for all GSws or only those made before a certain date?
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-09-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,738
Posted By Emperor Norton
Those look like animal-style fries.

Those look like animal-style fries.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,924
Posted By Emperor Norton
Do you have problems with your Sena 20s dropping...

Do you have problems with your Sena 20s dropping bluetooth to the Nav5 or locking up and not responding to button presses?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By Emperor Norton
I've never tried riding pillion on my bikes so I...

I've never tried riding pillion on my bikes so I can't answer that part of the question. I live in the San Francisco bay area and found the RT too good at keeping the weather at bay. The only times...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,829
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: 23
Views: 1,474
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: 129
Views: 15,993
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: 47
Views: 3,845
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: 129
Views: 15,993
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: 451
Views: 108,577
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: 1,045
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: 1,272
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: 1,870
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: 1,870
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: 416
Views: 30,818
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: 11,390
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: 1,633
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: 2,099
Posted By Emperor Norton
Why a vrod?

Why a vrod?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,604
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: 4,528
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: 2,879
Views: 406,031
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: 803
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: 2,843
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: 912
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.
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