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Forum: Day Trippin' Today, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3,238
Views: 257,966
Posted By longslowdistance
Just a comment from a Photoshop fan/vet regarding...

Just a comment from a Photoshop fan/vet regarding some of the pix on this very good thread: use a little less shadow fill and less sharpening your pix will look more realistic (and better), at least...
Forum: Day Trippin' Today, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5,528
Views: 1,099,537
Posted By longslowdistance
Just a suggestion: during your forced time off...

Just a suggestion: during your forced time off the moto, look into mountain biking in addition to the paths and roads you're enjoying. Might open up a whole new world.
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 04:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,856
Posted By longslowdistance
How many of you have accidentally left the key...

How many of you have accidentally left the key fob in the seat lock and completely got away with it?
I did.

BTW, if you want a second (backup) fob, you can save some time if you get it when you...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,017
Posted By longslowdistance
Anyone with Geza experience (or some other brand)...

Anyone with Geza experience (or some other brand) know if a smaller model could be stretched between the bars and back of the seat, not covering the windshield or panniers, with the idea being just...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2015, 02:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By longslowdistance
Advice question: If I'm on a long trip with my...

Advice question: If I'm on a long trip with my newish 2015 and it starts leaking coolant, can I put in any old antifreeze and water to keep it full until I get back, or does it require something...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-29-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 33,245
Views: 2,039,633
Posted By longslowdistance
And if you prefer a chorus line: ...

And if you prefer a chorus line:

http://i57.tinypic.com/2j3llw0.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-29-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 33,245
Views: 2,039,633
Posted By longslowdistance
Personally, I think an elegant halter adds to the...

Personally, I think an elegant halter adds to the appeal, by leaving something to the imagination:

http://i60.tinypic.com/qoaqhg.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-28-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 33,245
Views: 2,039,633
Posted By longslowdistance
Yep. Probably was a former Eagle Scout (motto: Be...

Yep. Probably was a former Eagle Scout (motto: Be Prepared! Which means: Have heavy equipment at the ready!)

Here's a manual model:...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-28-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By longslowdistance
Can someone explain the difference between the 50cc Vespa models?

Web site shows three different small motor models, but doesn't lay out how they differ. Anyone with real knowledge of the differences, please chime in. Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 794
Posted By longslowdistance
Helped me some. If nothing else the rough air...

Helped me some. If nothing else the rough air coming off the top of the screen can be smoothed out.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,931
Posted By longslowdistance
Bingo. It's a GS for cryin' out loud!

Bingo. It's a GS for cryin' out loud!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-23-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 33,245
Views: 2,039,633
Posted By longslowdistance
Any opinions on Scoot Richmond? or Vespa?...

Any opinions on Scoot Richmond? or Vespa? Considering a cute scoot for my wife (and me for going to the pool or local subway).
PM me if you wish to remain otherwise anonymous. I PROMISE to delete...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,957
Posted By longslowdistance
Belongs in the Quote Hall of Fame!

Belongs in the Quote Hall of Fame!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By longslowdistance
This thread on CO pot is not at all what I...

This thread on CO pot is not at all what I thought it would be.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 453,794
Posted By longslowdistance
Thinking about these suspension software...

Thinking about these suspension software gremlins: who writes the software?
Anecdote: Family member deep in the car industry recently related:
Microsoft wrote the software for several auto...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-12-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 33,245
Views: 2,039,633
Posted By longslowdistance
Nearly new Pivot Pegz mk3 for r1200GS are still...

Nearly new Pivot Pegz mk3 for r1200GS are still available, $80. They fit Dr. W's 800 but changed the geometry enough that he decided not to keep them.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-09-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 33,245
Views: 2,039,633
Posted By longslowdistance
Thumb Excellent! Enjoy!

Excellent! Enjoy!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-09-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 33,245
Views: 2,039,633
Posted By longslowdistance
Pegz sold, insoles still available.

Pegz sold, insoles still available.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By longslowdistance
bump. great question.

bump.
great question.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-08-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 33,245
Views: 2,039,633
Posted By longslowdistance
Nice stuff for sale cheap

Easier to sell local before offering to a wider audience:

Gerbings heated insoles, size XL (10-11 men's), unopened box. Will sell for 50% of current retail, whatever that is.

Pivot Pegz Mark 3...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-08-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 33,245
Views: 2,039,633
Posted By longslowdistance
But be aware that the gate at the Blue Ridge...

But be aware that the gate at the Blue Ridge Parkway is not always open.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,720
Posted By longslowdistance
Has anyone used the xpel film on a current...

Has anyone used the xpel film on a current GS/GSA? Any tips on getting it cut into the right shape before application?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,720
Posted By longslowdistance
How's the z-technik installation in...

How's the z-technik installation in time/difficulty?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 33,245
Views: 2,039,633
Posted By longslowdistance
FWIW, I get to ride a lot in this area and can...

FWIW, I get to ride a lot in this area and can add 2 cents:
The large network of gravel roads south of US 60 isn't as beautiful as Alhambra, but it's still off pavement and some has a remote feel....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,504
Posted By longslowdistance
Wunderlich made an adjustable screen for the...

Wunderlich made an adjustable screen for the prior (last oil cooled) GS that was perfect for this - drop the sceen 4" when going off pavement or if you wanted the air blast in you face, put it up for...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 03-22-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,197
Posted By longslowdistance
This is fantastic, thanks for assembling and...

This is fantastic, thanks for assembling and sharing the tracks.

Looking at the pics, some parts are big bike/anakee tire friendly and some not so much. Can anyone suggest some of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,437
Posted By longslowdistance
I had the same Touratech bag on a 2011 GS. It was...

I had the same Touratech bag on a 2011 GS. It was made by someone else, and you may find an unbranded model out there. The price goes up with a "touratech" banner sewn on. No, not waterproof but for...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 03-20-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 1,499
Sticky: Tet
Views: 156,164
Posted By longslowdistance
Sorry if this is redundant, but is the electronic...

Sorry if this is redundant, but is the electronic request form at the beginning of this thread still active?
Sent in a request a while back but haven't heard back yet.
Wish I had found this thread...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-17-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 33,245
Views: 2,039,633
Posted By longslowdistance
Got brakes?

Got brakes?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By longslowdistance
This is exactly what I'm seeing. GS and GSA seem...

This is exactly what I'm seeing. GS and GSA seem to be different.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By longslowdistance
Maybe the GS LC has shorter lines than the GSA...

Maybe the GS LC has shorter lines than the GSA LC.
Looks like some rerouting in my future. Thanks for the responses.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By longslowdistance
Well now I'm really confused. My 2015 GS LC has...

Well now I'm really confused. My 2015 GS LC has the lines in front and that's the problem. If they were behind they would not get stretched with the bars fully turned.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By longslowdistance
Thanks for the response. 1. I'm probably...

Thanks for the response.

1. I'm probably misinterpreting the pics, but it looks like the lines still are in front of the fork on these pics.
2. What is the nifty raiser you installed?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By longslowdistance
Bar risers for GS LS

Just tried 38mm risers on a 2015 GS LC. Easy install, but there was a lot of tension on the lines with the bars turned to the locks.
One solution is to drop the forks and reroute the lines. Not a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,711
Posted By longslowdistance
Z technik Vstream tall vs. Puig touring tall for...

Z technik Vstream tall vs. Puig touring tall for GSLC:

This probably has been posted before but did not find it. Sorry if this is redundant.
The Z is smaller, thinner, and more curved. It also...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By longslowdistance
I just installed the cymark GS LC single support...

I just installed the cymark GS LC single support model, with a tall puig aftermarket screen. It really helps. A second support on the right would be good, too. I hope cymark will sell me just a right...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By longslowdistance
Please Educate me as to why a carb is desirable....

Please Educate me as to why a carb is desirable. Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By longslowdistance
Thanks for the tips As for fear of derision, I...

Thanks for the tips
As for fear of derision, I am long past that time in my life.
As for which I want, I really don't know, so I appreciate all the advice I can get. Yes the tw looks like pure...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By longslowdistance
Clarification: "Fair bit" usually = 5-10 miles of...

Clarification: "Fair bit" usually = 5-10 miles of pleasant but very steep back roads, sometimes 20 miles.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-11-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 33,245
Views: 2,039,633
Posted By longslowdistance
I once packed the helmet in a large duffle...

I once packed the helmet in a large duffle surrounded by enough boots, pants, jacket, clothing, etc. to be sure the helmet could not take a hit from rough handling or if buried at the bottom of a...
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