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Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,691
Posted By screwit
So cool.

Have fun and be safe. These are the trips you remember your whole life. I'm jealous
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,039
Posted By screwit
mileage

This is the same as my experience in 50K miles on my 07gs


QUOTE=Okie Preacher;26625828]My '09 GS with a large windscreen, Zega Pro Panniers and 260#'s of me on her back will average in the low...
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,323
Posted By screwit
Awesome!

I'm looking forward to reading it. I'm Jealous!
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,799
Posted By screwit
The elusive "perfect" gear

I've tried most of the premium gear out there. Klim, Aerostitch, BMW, Revit, Haalversons, Rukka etc. The best compromise is probably the Motoport mesh kevlar gear, (I have both mesh and stretch...
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,690
Posted By screwit
Awesome!

I would love to have the GPS tracks for that loop if you have them available.
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 27,340
Posted By screwit
I'm in!

Looking forward to more!
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,023
Posted By screwit
Thumb Enjoy your trip and your youth. Safe travels

Enjoy your trip and your youth. Safe travels
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,341
Posted By screwit
Not feeling it

Buy essentially the same thing from motoport minus the 15 pockets for half price.
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 24,977
Posted By screwit
Thumb I'm envious, ride safe

I'm envious, ride safe
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 41,101
Posted By screwit
Thumb Cool

You lucky bastard.
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,910
Posted By screwit
^^^^^^^^^

What he said +1
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 244,115
Posted By screwit
Me too

Hell of a good cause. I'm in for a few bucks!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,616
Posted By screwit
Do it

I have an 07 GS with 50k miles on it, except for the dreaded fuel strips I haven't had one single problem with it. Runs as good today as the day I bought it, best motorcycle I've ever owned.
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2,055
Views: 647,453
Posted By screwit
I've always been happy with Motoport

I have both stretch (ultra II) and air mesh Kevlar jackets from Wayne. The fit was spot on both times. Over the last 40 years I've tried most motorcycle gear including the high-end stuff like BMW and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-10-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 357
Posted By screwit
Bike hauling from salida south

Ill be returning to las cruces NM from Salida around sept 16 with an empty spot on my trailer if anyone needs a bike hauled this way.

EDIT: nevermind headed to Moab instead. Going to be pretty...
Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,805
Posted By screwit
I'm in

I'm planning to do the same ride next fall about the same time as you so i'll be watching you guys (and asking questions after).
Have fun and safe travels
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-31-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By screwit
Thanks

Thank you for the suggestion. We are going to have an 1150gs we're leaving I the trailer. I was hoping for an enclosed storage or locked lot somewhere. Still open for suggestions
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-29-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By screwit
Parking in or around Salida

Three of us headed up sept 10 to do some dual sport riding around Salida area. Anybody have suggestions as to where I can park my tundra and a small trailer for a few days?
Forum: Face plant 08-19-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,973
Posted By screwit
Best wishes

Hang in there!
You have some hard times ahead of you both physically and emotionally. I wrecked a dirtbike in 2006 and spent a week in ICU and 6 weeks in a rehab hospital with three crushed vertebra...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,582
Posted By screwit
More reliable?

My experience has been that the airheads are not necessarily more reliable but are defiantly easier to fix on the side of the road. Ironically the electronic systems that make newer bikes generally...
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,662
Posted By screwit
Shinko 705

Put a pair on my 1200 GS last summer right before a big trip. Loaded pretty heavy with camping gear. Got about 7k out of the rear, changed it when i got home during the post trip service because it...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 29,759
Posted By screwit
Safe travels

On my bucket list is the same type trip except in Australia. If you make it down to S. New Mexico you have a place to stay. Ill be following along here. Ride safe and enjoy!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,593
Posted By screwit
+1

Can't beat em!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,650
Posted By screwit
Amen

(any hole you stick things in should be clean)

THAT'S GOOD ADVICE RIGHT THERE!!!!
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 24,939
Posted By screwit
I'm jealous

If you make it to southern NM you have a place to stay, safe travels
Forum: Face plant 05-09-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,869
Posted By screwit
Go on you

Some are leaders and some are followers, you're obviously a leader. Kudos to you for having the balls to venture away from the "pack".
Forum: Ride reports 05-03-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,753
Posted By screwit
Great trip

Ill be following along vicariously, if you make it to New Mexico I have a spare room. Safe travels
Forum: Ride reports 05-02-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 232,881
Posted By screwit
Goodluck

"Sometimes its just not about the goddamn money."

There is more wisdom in that statement than you can possibly realize at 25 years of age. Always keep that in mind and you will surely find what...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,455
Posted By screwit
What?

480 watts??? Are you kidding? Unfreaking believable
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,699
Posted By screwit
Grrr

Yep, after replacing 3 fuel strips on my 07 in the first two years that's what I've done since. Worst design ever. Although other than that flawless for 40k so far
Forum: Vendors 04-09-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,602
Posted By screwit
Ok

Ditto
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 2,055
Views: 647,453
Posted By screwit
Love it

Love my motoport gear, have a stretch ultra 2 with pants and a mesh marathon with pants, the stretch is my favorite in all but the hottest weather. +1 on the wet T-shirt underneath it works amazingly...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,301
Posted By screwit
Thumb Safe Travels

Never had the opportunity to meet you but always enjoyed reading your airhead rebuild threads.
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 130,696
Posted By screwit
.

Awesome, I'm in for more
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-04-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By screwit
New York bound

Headed to NYC the second week of July with the wife doing the tourist thing. First trip in 20 years without the kiddos. Anybody have suggestions on places to stay in manhattan thats nice but wont...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,243
Posted By screwit
??

R12 has a 19in front
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,773
Posted By screwit
Thumbs up for cyclops

Also bought some of their LED lights and am very pleased!!!
Forum: Vendors 12-21-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 886
Views: 228,408
Posted By screwit
My wallet is waiting

When does it start? I need to order a couple lights.
Forum: Vendors 12-21-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,332
Views: 203,623
Posted By screwit
I'm very happy

I ordered a set and when they came in I was so impressed with the build quality that I immediately called and ordered another set trying to again take advantage of the turkey day special. These...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-11-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By screwit
Anybody traveling from Phoenix to Albuquerque or El Paso

Need an XR650R moved from phoenix to Alb or El Paso if anybody is headed this way. I'll pay for gas and a beer:1drink
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