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Forum: Parallel Universe 05-19-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 568
Posted By SidewinderX
Correct. Sorry I didnt explain that. As well as...

Correct. Sorry I didnt explain that. As well as dropping in MPG is usually created by a rich mixture.

I've been jetting bikes for many many years.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-18-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 568
Posted By SidewinderX
I don't have a lot of mileage on mine but the...

I don't have a lot of mileage on mine but the following is my personal experience.

Two weeks ago I took delivery of a used (800 mile used...) '15 GSA that already had the Touratech catalog thrown...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-12-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3,294
Views: 264,701
Posted By SidewinderX
I am a Hopkins and my father has cousins in the...

I am a Hopkins and my father has cousins in the Woolwine area. We have stopped and admired the store many times. I've just not been brave enough to knock on doors yet to ask... :lol3


The...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-12-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 3,294
Views: 264,701
Posted By SidewinderX
I am convinced that this was an ancestor of mine....

I am convinced that this was an ancestor of mine.

Awesome photography! My wife would love to meet you and learn about your techniques!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-12-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 21,167
Posted By SidewinderX
^^^ This!! :deal:deal:clap:clap

^^^ This!! :deal:deal:clap:clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-07-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3,383
Views: 163,691
Posted By SidewinderX
Sounds like we need to have a meet and eat in...

Sounds like we need to have a meet and eat in Elkin/ King one Sat/ Sun for a short local roads ride!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-07-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 3,383
Views: 163,691
Posted By SidewinderX
I knew that I should have rode to work today.....

I knew that I should have rode to work today.....
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-04-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8,131
Views: 2,822,910
Posted By SidewinderX
Yes. Only so I could see the difference so I can...

Yes. Only so I could see the difference so I can peel it off if needed.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-04-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8,131
Views: 2,822,910
Posted By SidewinderX
Plasti-dip so I can peel off if needed. ...

Plasti-dip so I can peel off if needed.

Less "busy" was my thoughts as well. With the racks, etc., the bike has too many different colors...

I may end up getting the Kalamara Green...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-04-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 21,167
Posted By SidewinderX
About time for another ride! :freaky Who...

About time for another ride! :freaky

Who wants to name the date/ place?
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-04-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 8,131
Views: 2,822,910
Posted By SidewinderX
I got some adequate bonding time with the new...

I got some adequate bonding time with the new girl this weekend!

What's everyone's thoughts on the Black vs Silver fairing???
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-03-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 5,824
Posted By SidewinderX
I am guessing it was 12:30-1pm. I was not really...

I am guessing it was 12:30-1pm. I was not really paying attention to the time. It was a lovely day! :lol3:lol3
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-03-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 907
Posted By SidewinderX
Just a few thoughts during my previous 6 month...

Just a few thoughts during my previous 6 month search for a F800gs.

Mostly the 800gs line carries a high resale value. As we all know and appreciate.

The lowest I found was a '13 Blue F800GS...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-03-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 5,824
Posted By SidewinderX
I believe that I saw the group taking a break at...

I believe that I saw the group taking a break at the end of Curtis Creek Rd on the parkway yesterday. I was rolling home from Eurosport Asheville.

Looked like an inmate bunch anyway. :clap:D
Forum: Vendors 05-01-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 2,125
Views: 301,419
Posted By SidewinderX
I am a "extremely light traveler", or so I have...

I am a "extremely light traveler", or so I have been told. I have been on a 4 day expedition with only an enduro bag on the back of a 990 ADV-R before.

Anyway, I would love to know if you could...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-30-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By SidewinderX
I would absolutely love some soft bags that would...

I would absolutely love some soft bags that would fit inside the GSA stock racks. :freaky
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-22-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8,131
Views: 2,822,910
Posted By SidewinderX
Yes they are Black BMW cases. The original owner...

Yes they are Black BMW cases. The original owner had them professionally wrapped in Black.

I speculate that I will sell them. I have no use for bags on the bike. I will continue to use the K bike...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-22-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8,131
Views: 2,822,910
Posted By SidewinderX
It looks like I am headed back to the GS ranks...

It looks like I am headed back to the GS ranks shortly. I just laid a down payment for this pristine used '15 w/ only 900 miles on it. It had the Touratech catalog thrown at it by the previous...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-17-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4,807
Views: 203,977
Posted By SidewinderX
Long shot here but: Anyone know of a retired Army...

Long shot here but: Anyone know of a retired Army man that recently traded a Blue BMW 800GS in for a new Super Tenere in the Fayetnam-Raleigh area?

I am looking at the 800GS and just want any info...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-16-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 19,656
Views: 1,142,981
Posted By SidewinderX
Thanks. I was able to search down the service...

Thanks. I was able to search down the service history from Capital BMW in Raleigh and everything looks good.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-15-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 19,656
Views: 1,142,981
Posted By SidewinderX
Bueller?

Bueller?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-14-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 19,656
Views: 1,142,981
Posted By SidewinderX
This is a long shot but: I am in search of a...

This is a long shot but: I am in search of a previous BMW 800GS owner in the Fayetnam area....

The bike is a Blue BMW 800GS that was recently traded in for a Super Tenere. The individual is...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-13-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By SidewinderX
Lets just say that I would like to retire in that...

Lets just say that I would like to retire in that area..... Awesome off road and dual sport area!!! :freaky
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-12-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 21,167
Posted By SidewinderX
:roflYes you did! Now your making me lust...

:roflYes you did!

Now your making me lust after a new 800GS in the stable even more....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-12-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 21,167
Posted By SidewinderX
Had a great ride and some great BBQ! I...

Had a great ride and some great BBQ!

I even tried to get lost for awhile. :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-11-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 21,167
Posted By SidewinderX
Tiptons BBQ at 1pm then! ?....!....?

Tiptons BBQ at 1pm then! ?....!....?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-11-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 21,167
Posted By SidewinderX
It doesnt matter to me where. I just need to...

It doesnt matter to me where. I just need to ride! :freaky
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-09-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 21,167
Posted By SidewinderX
Amalfi's? How about this Sunday meet and...

Amalfi's?

How about this Sunday meet and ride starting at 1pm?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-26-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 21,167
Posted By SidewinderX
I'm in Colorado right now but will be back after...

I'm in Colorado right now but will be back after Easter.

Let's get together and ride soon!

Where do you call home KMW?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-26-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3,383
Views: 163,691
Posted By SidewinderX
Its about the ride, not the game. Way to go...

Its about the ride, not the game.
Way to go men! :freaky




Who is riding tomorrow? I might take the K1600 for a spin into VA, WV, TN, KY.... or something else whereabouts.... :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-10-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9,244
Views: 522,635
Posted By SidewinderX
Sounds like a plan! Hmmm.

Sounds like a plan!
Hmmm.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-10-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9,244
Views: 522,635
Posted By SidewinderX
Chateau Elan..... :freaky

Chateau Elan..... :freaky
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-10-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 9,244
Views: 522,635
Posted By SidewinderX
Off topic- How are the North GA roads? ...

Off topic-

How are the North GA roads?

I am headed down to Brasellton from Boone NC area for a conference tomorrow....
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,447
Posted By SidewinderX
From my 5'2.5" 120lb pillions mouth: ...

From my 5'2.5" 120lb pillions mouth:

K1600GTL- Winner by a large margin

-More leg room and larger pegs for comfort
-More comfortable backrest with side bolster support (GTL)
-Seat is wider...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-24-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 3,383
Views: 163,691
Posted By SidewinderX
My wife grew up near Lenoir and worked there for...

My wife grew up near Lenoir and worked there for a few yrs.
What ya need?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-21-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3,383
Views: 163,691
Posted By SidewinderX
Did that trip last year at this time. Make sure...

Did that trip last year at this time. Make sure and get some fresh seafood in Maine.

Mass will have fresh Maple syrup as well!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-29-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3,383
Views: 163,691
Posted By SidewinderX
Nothing wrong with left field..... :freaky

Nothing wrong with left field..... :freaky
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,301
Posted By SidewinderX
They are all great but different bikes. It truly...

They are all great but different bikes. It truly depends on what you want to spend more time doing.

If you can afford it, get two of them. :deal
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,514
Posted By SidewinderX
Pricing for me was the $2500 buy back- off MSRP...

Pricing for me was the $2500 buy back- off MSRP plus any farkles applied by previous owner. This was also dealer dependant and mileage would affect it as well.
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,269
Posted By SidewinderX
How tall is your wifey? A windscreen will...

How tall is your wifey?

A windscreen will help but there is nothing like a GTL for Pillion comfort. My wife will catch herself falling asleep every now and then. Mine is only 5'3" though.
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