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Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,781
Posted By Redbull Addict
ESA can't be adjusted for height? There are two...

ESA can't be adjusted for height? There are two offroad modes that raise the bike. Either you don't know your ESA or you're overly dramatic with your comments to try and make a point. Doesn't sound...
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,702
Posted By Redbull Addict
That was a great write up. Thanks for sharing.

That was a great write up. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 15,046
Posted By Redbull Addict
ESA buys you convenience not performance. That...

ESA buys you convenience not performance. That being said the newest ESA system is better then the first generation. BMW has also changed shock vendors and the latest is by WP which are pretty...
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,556
Posted By Redbull Addict
Great video! I can appreciate the work involved....

Great video! I can appreciate the work involved. I think having music adds to the appeal.
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,569
Posted By Redbull Addict
For an extended trip I think a MacBook air makes...

For an extended trip I think a MacBook air makes a lot of sense. The additional PC like features go a long way for me. For the PC guys there are now a category called Ultrabooks from most of the PC...
Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 33,916
Posted By Redbull Addict
Thanks dude! I barely took any pics this trip so...

Thanks dude! I barely took any pics this trip so this will come in handy.:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 33,916
Posted By Redbull Addict
Hey Joel! I was looking for ya! It's great...

Hey Joel!

I was looking for ya! It's great to see the noob tradition continue.

And yes my truck does touch dirt every so often. :D

What happen to Jeff? Is he no longer qualified to ride in a...
Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 33,916
Posted By Redbull Addict
You bastards! I'm the guy in the Mercedes that...

You bastards! I'm the guy in the Mercedes that ran into you at Goler Wash, the cabins and then Furnance Creek. :D

I must admit I was a little jealous seeing you riding through the valley. I wish I...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-02-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,967
Posted By Redbull Addict
Very cool! I believe there used to be a...

Very cool!

I believe there used to be a Legends of Motorcycle Concours in the San Francisco area but it's been "retired".

Any others anyone is aware of???
Forum: Old's Cool 10-26-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,543
Posted By Redbull Addict
The basis for. Cafe racer - Honda CB750 '76 vs '81

Hi gents,

I'm doing my craigslist shopping spree and narrowed down my search to a Honda CB750. There are two available that are within an hour drive but before I go out and see them I wanted to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2011, 12:02 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 45,730
Posted By Redbull Addict
#422

#422
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 180,983
Posted By Redbull Addict
Fantastic video! It looks like that bike...

Fantastic video!

It looks like that bike spent more time in the water than on dry land. :D

We want more!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,637
Posted By Redbull Addict
lots of posts about this already. two...

lots of posts about this already.

two schools of thought.

1. you dont need it, it's hype, too expensive, not worth it if you plan to upgrade to better shocks down the road.
2. Once you have...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,212
Posted By Redbull Addict
DAMN!!! :eek1

DAMN!!! :eek1
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-22-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,418
Posted By Redbull Addict
Thanks for cross posting this in the West coast...

Thanks for cross posting this in the West coast regional forum. I wasn't aware of the publication and immediately ordered both issues.
Forum: Beasts 09-22-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 581
Views: 60,026
Posted By Redbull Addict
Just because you didn't like what they said...

Just because you didn't like what they said doesn't make it so. Sounds like the blue kool-aid is really working. :rofl

But that's ok, we all have our favorites.

This BMW final drive thing...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,871
Posted By Redbull Addict
A huge difference? Maybe back in 2007 :rofl ...

A huge difference? Maybe back in 2007 :rofl

For 2011 it's the windscreen and tank. ESA is the same so no suspension difference. Engine is exactly the same.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2011, 12:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,375
Posted By Redbull Addict
One of the worst comparisons ever done.

One of the worst comparisons ever done.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,226
Posted By Redbull Addict
You're a tall SOB :D I think the GS windscreen...

You're a tall SOB :D I think the GS windscreen won't be enough for you. I'm 5'10" and own a GS and upgraded my screen to the GSA model. I think the GSA will make a VERY noticeable difference for you...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,226
Posted By Redbull Addict
How tall are you?

How tall are you?
Forum: Beasts 09-04-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 21,203
Views: 6,124,960
Posted By Redbull Addict
One potential customer right here! :deal

One potential customer right here! :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,781
Posted By Redbull Addict
Larry is being kind. Woodies will be more...

Larry is being kind. Woodies will be more expensive than OEM but they will be new and better.
Forum: Americas 08-08-2011, 10:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By Redbull Addict
BMW of San Jose rents.

BMW of San Jose rents.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 29,084
Posted By Redbull Addict
That really sucks! Some guys ride their bikes for...

That really sucks! Some guys ride their bikes for years and never experience an issue and don't do any additional preventive maintenance on the final drive and you've been extra careful and this is...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2011, 12:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,212
Posted By Redbull Addict
Yes, sorry, I do mean the relay trigger wires. ...

Yes, sorry, I do mean the relay trigger wires.

For some strange reason I was assuming that my low beam would go out when I switched to high beams like in my car but perhaps that's not that case.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,212
Posted By Redbull Addict
Installing touratech fog light

Hi Gents,

I'm installing the touratech fog light and HID. I plan to follow the directions exactly for the HID and tap into the high beam but for the fog light I'd like the option of having the fog...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,517
Posted By Redbull Addict
I had an 07 GS that I ended up putting Ohlins...

I had an 07 GS that I ended up putting Ohlins on...it made a big difference. Purchased a 2011 with ESA II and the suspension is much better than the standard 07 that I had. I don't feel the need for...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By Redbull Addict
Thanks Mike! So I need a switch but why...

Thanks Mike!

So I need a switch but why can't I use the relays that came with the lights? Does the switch require it's own relay?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2011, 01:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By Redbull Addict
Question Wiring in Touratech lights for always on

Hi Gents,

I know nothing about installing electrical components. I purchased a set of touratech HID and fog lights which normally mount as auxiliary to the high beam and low beam. In order to make...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-11-2011, 10:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,201
Posted By Redbull Addict
Wow, crazy odds. In case you guys run past each...

Wow, crazy odds. In case you guys run past each other, Tomek is riding a BMW GS1200.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-11-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,201
Posted By Redbull Addict
Thanks Guys! Tomek (the rider) managed to...

Thanks Guys!

Tomek (the rider) managed to backtrack to Cheyenne and get to a motel. I really appreciate all the offers. I exchanged contact info between Cowboy and Tomek in case tomorrow turns...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-11-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,201
Posted By Redbull Addict
Stranded rider caught in snow storm outside of Cheyenne, Wy - may need help

Hi guys,

A friend of mine who is riding from Toronto Canada to San Francisco is stuck in a snow storm on highway 80 about 25 miles west of Cheyenne, Wy. Is there anyone here that lives in e...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,165
Posted By Redbull Addict
Really, that's how you read it?

Really, that's how you read it?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,413
Posted By Redbull Addict
+1 Finally some sanity.

+1

Finally some sanity.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,067
Posted By Redbull Addict
I forgot to mention warranty goes to the BMW. 3...

I forgot to mention warranty goes to the BMW. 3 years or 36,000 miles.

I won't get into which bike is more reliable because both have their Achilles heal. In either case it wouldn't and in my...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2011, 12:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,067
Posted By Redbull Addict
I've owned both and while the 990 might be...

I've owned both and while the 990 might be slightly more expensive to maintain if you use the dealer exclusively, the difference for me would not be a deal breaker.*

If we are comparing the bikes...
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By Redbull Addict
Doesn't the armor come out with the inner liner?...

Doesn't the armor come out with the inner liner? If so, unzip the inner liner with armor and store in separate panniers.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-14-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,265
Posted By Redbull Addict
Both are great bikes and you won't go wrong with...

Both are great bikes and you won't go wrong with either one, but even though I'm a BMW guy I would get the KTM. It's a sexier machine to me and is more capable and fun to ride. I've owned a couple...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2011, 11:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,893
Posted By Redbull Addict
I've seen the ballasts fail more often then the...

I've seen the ballasts fail more often then the bulbs. Especially if there's any offroading involved.
Forum: Racing 01-02-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,370
Posted By Redbull Addict
A big thank you!!:clap:clap:clap

A big thank you!!:clap:clap:clap
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