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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 10:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 91
Posted By double_entendre
Sewing a larger back protector pocket?

I love my BMG jacket except for the back protector. I've already got injuries and degeneration and really want more protection than the jacket's pocket allows.

I don't want to wear a separate...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By double_entendre
This is accurate. The Special will fit the OEM...

This is accurate. The Special will fit the OEM BWM racks. I was talking to them yesterday.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 10:49 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,285
Posted By double_entendre
I took the BRC with my wife a while ago and I...

I took the BRC with my wife a while ago and I remember there being a point where they said "if you dump the bike, you fail." (In essence, at least.)

Some gal did dump her bike but they let her try...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By double_entendre
Well you dwarf me (5'8"), but I'm with you on the...

Well you dwarf me (5'8"), but I'm with you on the windscreen cutting through my field of view. Drives me batty.

I just paypalled an inmate for a huge screen and figure if it works I'll use it...
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By double_entendre
Windscreens, buffeting and pillion riders

My wife has mentioned that she gets a lot of buffeting from the wind at speed on both my FJR1300 and my GSA.

I solved the problem on the latter by going to a Wunderlich Flowjet...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,576
Posted By double_entendre
Great first post! Welcome aboard.

Great first post! Welcome aboard.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By double_entendre
Looking deeper (and it's an '11, not a...

Looking deeper (and it's an '11, not a '12--sloppy fingering) it looks like maybe a hacksaw would make short work of the hard plastic insert.

Anyone ever try it?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By double_entendre
Awesome folks. Thanks! Just for the record,...

Awesome folks. Thanks!

Just for the record, the keychain he gave me had the way-better-than-stock'-cause-it-costs-more Touratech oil cap remover. I have changed the oil. :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By double_entendre
What are these?

The problem with buying a used bike is you don't know what all has been done to it. To wit, what are these things?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 990
Posted By double_entendre
Sorry. Couldn't resist

http://i399.photobucket.com/albums/pp80/double_entendreadv/CD663B6F-2A06-43F7-98DC-5F770F923EAB.jpg

Reminded me of this thread: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=370625
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By double_entendre
Heh. I read the link and noticed the gal...

Heh.

I read the link and noticed the gal saying she's small in the chest and that it was a bit snug there.

I'm thinking my wife....and her FF breasts :evil ..... might not fit that jacket. ...
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By double_entendre
3/4 Length women's jacket?

I've got a BMG jacket that I love. I tried buying one for her, but she swam in the small one even. We'd like to get her a 3/4 length adventure-style (e.g., breathable or vented) jacket, but haven't...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 70,601
Posted By double_entendre
I did! Hammered that bugger flat as a pancake. ...

I did! Hammered that bugger flat as a pancake. Hell, it probably stretched the metal a bit and made it longer.

Still had a big gap. :dunno.

I'm mulling lengthening the pos or neg cable...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,285
Posted By double_entendre
Perfect! :lol3

Perfect!

:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 31,052
Views: 7,516,565
Posted By double_entendre
Wrong spot for his anti-police state political...

Wrong spot for his anti-police state political tirade. JVB is right.

He should take it to CSM, where he'll be welcomed with open arms.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,280
Posted By double_entendre
Circa 1985 I rounded a corner at an intersection...

Circa 1985 I rounded a corner at an intersection at a higher rate of speed than was advisable to find a guy in a full-size pickup backing out of a driveway and into the intersection.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,285
Posted By double_entendre
Are you sure it's the helmet?

Are you sure it's the helmet?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,204
Posted By double_entendre
:rofl:lol3:rofl:lol3 I tried reading it, but...

:rofl:lol3:rofl:lol3

I tried reading it, but no way.

Thank you for taking one for the team and offering him suggestions.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,909
Posted By double_entendre
A buddy in HS had a '66 with a 289 Hi-Po and 4.11...

A buddy in HS had a '66 with a 289 Hi-Po and 4.11 rear end. That car was a hoot. My dad had a '66 GT. I've always had a soft spot for pre-73 Mustangs.



Read up about Iowa, then ditch it. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,797
Posted By double_entendre
Twice a fucking year? You mowing Kansas? ...

Twice a fucking year? You mowing Kansas?

I'm so glad I've got a plug-in mower. And would love something that didn't have to be mowed even more.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 70,601
Posted By double_entendre
So I'm in the process of installing the PC535 in...

So I'm in the process of installing the PC535 in my '11 12GSA.

For whatever reason,the OEM battery strap didn't fit over the battery. Not sure why or what's different, but I had about an inch...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,797
Posted By double_entendre
They're building one here in HB soon. For...

They're building one here in HB soon.

For all I care, they could actually start charging the true value of H2O anytime. I'd be thrilled to rip out the fucking lawn and golf on brown courses in...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,909
Posted By double_entendre
AWD Mach 1? Neat trick. :lol3 Cleveland or...

AWD Mach 1? Neat trick. :lol3

Cleveland or Windsor? :D
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By double_entendre
So I just shot an order to MotionPro for local...

So I just shot an order to MotionPro for local pickup.

These guys are amazingly fast. They said they'll have the local pickup place text messaged to me by 5 hours ago.

"We are searching for...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,797
Posted By double_entendre
Y'all didn't notice the name of the guy who wrote...

Y'all didn't notice the name of the guy who wrote in, didja? I think one of our brethren from the basement sent that letter. :norton
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By double_entendre
:baldy Of course I didn't include the link...

:baldy

Of course I didn't include the link when I posted that.

This is the tool I was referring to (http://www.motionpro.com/motorcycle/partno/08-0397/).
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By double_entendre
This a good solution to the front axle removal problem?

I'm not too excited about trying to hacksaw a spark plug socket, but this is pretty cheap and I think it's the right size for a '11 R1200GSA.

Eh?

Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,909
Posted By double_entendre
Very true. I hate the seats in most American...

Very true. I hate the seats in most American cars. They're clearly designed for the average amorphous blob body we see around here a lot.

Of course, I've also got three requirements for a car...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,885
Posted By double_entendre
You're deluded. Your "sound" is Jane Average...

You're deluded. Your "sound" is Jane Average Commuter's obnoxious noise. Just because you like it doesn't mean that the average Joe likes it.

All the average driver knows is that their Camry is...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,909
Posted By double_entendre
Save the racing for the track. Not everyone else...

Save the racing for the track. Not everyone else wants to play the game and assumptions of risk by the rest of us does not mean some asshat coming around a corner on the wrong side of the double...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,909
Posted By double_entendre
My $0.02 as a "new to me" owner of a '12 GSA. ...

My $0.02 as a "new to me" owner of a '12 GSA.

It's not gonna be as reliable as a Japanese make. I've got the GSA and an FJR. If I get to the 44k miles I've got on the FJR without some stupid...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-08-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,885
Posted By double_entendre
Riding to work this morning there were three of...

Riding to work this morning there were three of us two wheels. Me on the GSA, a guy on a Vespaesque scooter and a guy on a UJM Hog. We were all lane sharing and more or less pacing each other.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By double_entendre
I thought widgets were for economics students....

I thought widgets were for economics students. I'm sure I read that somewhere. :deal
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By double_entendre
Thanks, gang. I still need to do the reset, but...

Thanks, gang. I still need to do the reset, but will hope that and some jiggling helps solve the problem. I don't <I>think</I> over tightening is the issue because it worked for quite a while until...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By double_entendre
'12 GSA fuel "insert"

So if I've read the threads right, I can remove the doohickey from the fuel tank and gain fuel capacity.

I was poking around the bike tonight and the doohickey is made out of hard plastic and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 31,052
Views: 7,516,565
Posted By double_entendre
I don't care how big his moobs are. I wasn't the...

I don't care how big his moobs are. I wasn't the one throwing him beads on Bourbon Street.
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By double_entendre
Sena SMH 10 issue

Was riding with the wife recently and had an issue crop up with my intercom.

She could hear me fine, but I couldn't hear her well and there was a lot of crackling. Think of a Geiger counter...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,368
Posted By double_entendre
I had a sheepskin on the Sargent I sold. Given...

I had a sheepskin on the Sargent I sold. Given all the fans of sheepskin here, I may just toss them in the flea market.

FWIW, I Didn't think all that much of the sheepskin. :dunno

Edit: P.S....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,368
Posted By double_entendre
Resurrecting an old thread after 8 hours in the...

Resurrecting an old thread after 8 hours in the OEM GSA saddle today.

I sold my Sargent in the flea market because the lip between it and the passenger saddle dug into my ass on a long solo ride....
Forum: Equipment 07-04-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By double_entendre
Absolutely agree. Have a Russell on my soon to...

Absolutely agree. Have a Russell on my soon to be selling FJR and loved it. Put 8 hours on the GSA with my wife today. I was hurting 5 hours in at most. Definitely need to do a ride in fitting...
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