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Forum: Ride reports 12-13-2010, 10:59 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 114,512
Posted By LuckyStriker
An amazing report loved your pictures and...

An amazing report
loved your pictures and really enjoyed your comments

thank you very much for sharing
Forum: Africa & Mid East 09-23-2009, 06:44 AM
Replies: 2,725
Views: 255,095
Posted By LuckyStriker
Congrats Etienne, N[]va and gruebane...ICM! ...

Congrats Etienne, N[]va and gruebane...ICM!

what colour is yours gruebane?
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2009, 03:07 AM
Replies: 5,686
Views: 1,135,757
Posted By LuckyStriker
honestly? yes but very slight, barely...

honestly? yes
but very slight, barely noticible. I suppose bracing it with those arm-jobbies would secure it 100% but I prefer my dashboard to be spartan
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2009, 01:56 AM
Replies: 5,686
Views: 1,135,757
Posted By LuckyStriker
With the windshield came two mounting plates that...

With the windshield came two mounting plates that attach to the blinkers/indicators (whatever they are called). But this was not a good place to attach them because the windshield was mounted too far...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2009, 11:34 PM
Replies: 5,686
Views: 1,135,757
Posted By LuckyStriker
Here is mine. Got her in January 2009 The...

Here is mine. Got her in January 2009

The windshield: Kappa 245A Universal Screen
http://img4.imageshack.us/img4/3803/14091120ba5.jpg

Other farkles are Hyde swingarm protector, Hyde bash plate...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 09-03-2008, 06:33 AM
Replies: 2,725
Views: 255,095
Posted By LuckyStriker
'ello heard there was a fight so I came to...

'ello

heard there was a fight so I came to see if we had to pay for tickets :D
Forum: Beasts 12-30-2007, 07:29 AM
Replies: 13,718
Views: 4,719,673
Posted By LuckyStriker
I don't own an African Twin (never have) but I...

I don't own an African Twin (never have) but I have great respect for them

So I took pics posted on this very same thread and photoshopped them into two well known movie posters

I hope Honda...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2006, 05:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,648
Posted By LuckyStriker
My Garmin 60CS runs straight off the battery. No...

My Garmin 60CS runs straight off the battery. No fuse, no regulator, no problem, nada.
It has done so for 25 months and it works just peachy
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2006, 06:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,317
Posted By LuckyStriker
mmm, not bad I thought of draining my tank...

mmm, not bad

I thought of draining my tank completely and free wheeling down to my nearest fuel station to see if removing the little black rubber thingy from the filler neck helps

hopefully I...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2006, 05:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,648
Posted By LuckyStriker
Cool2 oh... won't you please post some pics of the...

oh...

won't you please post some pics of the Zumo on your bike
I'd very much like to see where you decided to mount it
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2006, 05:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,648
Posted By LuckyStriker
Here is what I would do: 1. Take the Garmin...

Here is what I would do:

1. Take the Garmin power cord supplied and cut away the cigarette lighter plug
2. Open up and examine the plug
3. Note which wire was attached to the outer ring and...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2006, 05:19 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,568
Posted By LuckyStriker
none...yet I ride all kinds of ways - slow...

none...yet

I ride all kinds of ways - slow fast chilled hard commute explore tour pose sunday weekday traffic solo

second beemer (both GS's)
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2006, 05:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,557
Posted By LuckyStriker
I had the same question many moons ago. After...

I had the same question many moons ago. After asking a zillion people and getting a zillion answers I ended up just buying the suckers and seeing for myself.
The TKC's may yet impress you ...or not....
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2006, 11:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,669
Posted By LuckyStriker
awesome report and great pics I would really...

awesome report and great pics

I would really love to come ride in that area some day - It looks fantastic

thank you very much for posting :clap :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2006, 06:25 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 86,264
Posted By LuckyStriker
Bluhduh Actually the truth is a little hard to admit... ...

Actually the truth is a little hard to admit...

I read the remarks about the missing fuse but I was not concerned because it was clear to me that the inline fusebox was right there on the wire!...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2006, 05:02 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 86,264
Posted By LuckyStriker
I followed the instructions supplied with the kit...

I followed the instructions supplied with the kit to the letter but I could not get the damned thing to work!
So I repacked everything in the box and replaced the stock horn.

If it's a wet and...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2006, 12:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 856
Posted By LuckyStriker
HP2 Cylinder Protectors on R1200GS Adventure

Somewhat discussed here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=144615

I like the HP2 protectors because they cover the wiring, air inlets and injectors against boots etc.
They also...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2006, 07:37 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,763
Posted By LuckyStriker
A valid argument and nothing wrong with your line...

A valid argument and nothing wrong with your line of reasoning.
I also found the DVD inspiring. They may have complained a lot but I think it was due to selective editing and to really drive the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2006, 04:40 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,763
Posted By LuckyStriker
I loved the DVD but what really gets up my nose...

I loved the DVD but what really gets up my nose is when people ask me:
"So did you buy the bike just because you saw that movie?"
aaaarrrgg!


for the record: I got my GS long before I even...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2006, 04:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,416
Posted By LuckyStriker
No cutting or switching anything I must say...

No cutting or switching anything

I must say that while the right side is a perfect fit, the left side is not as flush as I'd like. Part of the cover is forced away from the injector by some...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2006, 01:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,416
Posted By LuckyStriker
Those cylinder protectors are indeed off the HP2 ...

Those cylinder protectors are indeed off the HP2
They cost slightly less than the standard alu guards and protect the injectors/wiring to boot

Apparently they handle impacts quite well and don't...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2006, 02:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,416
Posted By LuckyStriker
my 'end can' silencer was R6,500 (BMW approved...

my 'end can' silencer was R6,500 (BMW approved part)

There was a thread once on the full Remus system - surprisingly little difference though (bhp gains in the lower single digits)

The...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2006, 07:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,416
Posted By LuckyStriker
you talkin' to me? :D you must be talkin' to...

you talkin' to me? :D
you must be talkin' to me, there's no one else here...

nope. the rack is standard
I did however fit a Touratech rack (not pictured here) to carry the Zega panniers (not...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2006, 06:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,416
Posted By LuckyStriker
It is entirely possible that yours unhooked...

It is entirely possible that yours unhooked itself and went to the land of single socks.

'took mine off because the one on my previous GS fell off
I kinda like the look of them but I don't really...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2006, 02:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,416
Posted By LuckyStriker
Thumb don't think so either take it! here's...

don't think so either

take it!

here's mine (non-ABS):

http://wilddogtours.co.za/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2250

http://img142.imageshack.us/img142/4688/005mq3.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2006, 04:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,710
Posted By LuckyStriker
Question I was thinking of shortening my intake (to widen...

I was thinking of shortening my intake (to widen the opening) and slipping over a microphone sponge to keep out water splashes and debris.
Does this sound like a bad idea?

I also intend to make a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2006, 05:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,257
Posted By LuckyStriker
Bluhduh Great trip those guys did! Please excuse my...

Great trip those guys did!

Please excuse my negativity but Helge sounds like a 'company man' spouting just the right lines the boys upstairs want to hear.

I don't doubt his integrity...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2006, 03:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 861
Posted By LuckyStriker
Thumbs down MarkN I love the KTM but you speak as if the...

MarkN

I love the KTM but you speak as if the plastic Beemer tank is just looking to get punctured forgetting that the plastic KTM tank is much more prone to damage.

I know several KTM owners...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2006, 03:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By LuckyStriker
Thumb I use 4 little padlocks (all coded to one key) ...

I use 4 little padlocks (all coded to one key)

I taped some silver duct tape around the locks so they won't rattle loudly against the panniers.

The padlocks wont withstand a bolt cutter or even...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2006, 06:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,802
Posted By LuckyStriker
my wife hates the GSA's back seat I used to...

my wife hates the GSA's back seat

I used to have a 1200GS which we both loved and while the rider seat is much better on the new GSA, the pillion seat seems to be thinner and less comfortable than...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 07-18-2006, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2,725
Views: 255,095
Posted By LuckyStriker
GSpot on this site is from the Eastern Cape (he...

GSpot on this site is from the Eastern Cape (he with the famous number plate)
GSpot on the SAARN site is from Gauteng if I remember correctly
Forum: Africa & Mid East 07-18-2006, 06:33 AM
Replies: 2,725
Views: 255,095
Posted By LuckyStriker
Talking I think you may be right :rofl

I think you may be right :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2006, 04:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,512
Posted By LuckyStriker
was the tank full or nearly empty? nice pic

was the tank full or nearly empty?

nice pic
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2006, 04:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,948
Posted By LuckyStriker
Mine flew off...twice Got a brand new one...

Mine flew off...twice

Got a brand new one from BMW but I never trusted it again so I tied it down using straps. No problems thereafter
Forum: Africa & Mid East 07-18-2006, 01:59 AM
Replies: 2,725
Views: 255,095
Posted By LuckyStriker
could be an automated attack - perhaps some kind...

could be an automated attack - perhaps some kind of bot/script that keeps on logging on and causing marraccas

what could someone's motivation be for denying me my forum fix? :cry
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2006, 07:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,659
Posted By LuckyStriker
My TT steering stop is silver My telelever is...

My TT steering stop is silver
My telelever is black

what is the best way to match them up?
will spraypaint from a can last or is powder coating the only way to go? what about stripping the metal...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2006, 01:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,633
Posted By LuckyStriker
I have both the 3disc and 2disc versions. The...

I have both the 3disc and 2disc versions. The 2disc version is better.

The 3disc edition does have one or two highlights but overall the editing is inferior to the 'standard' version.
Rather buy...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2006, 03:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By LuckyStriker
Gs

Gs
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2006, 05:51 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 16,877
Posted By LuckyStriker
Only if you actually strapped her down My...

Only if you actually strapped her down

My weirdist thing: An ironing board, a spagetti mop and a 50cc monkeybike engine (all at the same time)
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2006, 01:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,806
Posted By LuckyStriker
Can you see a way to modify the front mudguard to...

Can you see a way to modify the front mudguard to fit this setup?

I would really like not to splatter my engine with mud, stones and what-not
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