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Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,708
Posted By kevlar930
White Rim 2 up on a wee-strom? Nice job! Cannot...

White Rim 2 up on a wee-strom? Nice job! Cannot wait for the rest of the trip report. These rides make me really miss living in SW CO.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-27-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,263
Posted By kevlar930
Not only did I ride today, I was in perforated...

Not only did I ride today, I was in perforated leather! Ran about 120 miles just criss crossing the Santa Monica mountains.:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-27-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,721
Posted By kevlar930
We always hear about riding within our limits. ...

We always hear about riding within our limits. 99.99% of the time, I would have made that corner in that exact same scenario. Unfortunately, today was the 0.01% when I was outside of my limits for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-27-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,721
Posted By kevlar930
Target fixation is a b*tch

Or I could call this "Kevlar930 was almost posting in the Faceplant forum." :rofl

Was out riding the canyons today and was going from one canyon to another along a road I have ridden a handful of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-24-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 27,112
Posted By kevlar930
When I first posted ...

When I first posted (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=8937929&postcount=31)in this thread five years ago, I lived in CO and rarely split. Two years ago, we moved to LA and I was not...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,648
Posted By kevlar930
Where the hell were you for the last 18...

Where the hell were you for the last 18 months?!?!? :D

The Aprilia dealership just made me a deal I cannot refuse. Barring some unseen hiccup, the Tuono will be occupying the main space in my...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,648
Posted By kevlar930
I picked the bike up at the shop this morning and...

I picked the bike up at the shop this morning and asked them if this was a common problem. The explanation given to me was if you let the bike sit for extended periods of time (which I did when we...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,648
Posted By kevlar930
Moved from CO to CA recently. The GSA is just too...

Moved from CO to CA recently. The GSA is just too big to split lanes, so thinking of an aprilia tuono as my primary bike & finding an old GSA1150 as my adv bike.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,648
Posted By kevlar930
Working on that aspect, but since warranty...

Working on that aspect, but since warranty repairs have been done in both CA & CO, having issues...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,648
Posted By kevlar930
In all fairness, two of the pumps were replaced...

In all fairness, two of the pumps were replaced in one warranty visit. Still, having the bike towed to a dealer three times in 18 months is not fun...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,648
Posted By kevlar930
The GSA was my dream bike...

However, I just had my 4th fuel pump replaced under warranty. As much as I love this bike, it is time for it to go. I just cannot trust it to start when needed.
Forum: Ride reports 12-27-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 20,249
Posted By kevlar930
The Alaskan adventure brings back so many good...

The Alaskan adventure brings back so many good memories of my trip there in July 2011. Count me in for the second installment starting in March! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 48,765
Posted By kevlar930
I know this feeling! I was so ready to be home...

I know this feeling! I was so ready to be home that I made it from Williams Lake, BC to Durango, CO in 32 hours at the end of our trip (my dad peeled off in Seattle to visit relatives). I really...
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 48,765
Posted By kevlar930
I have been following this since you started and...

I have been following this since you started and eagerly await each installment. Dylan is one lucky boy. I had to wait until I was 31 to ride to Alaska with my dad. Hands down some of the best...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,175
Posted By kevlar930
I traded in two bikes when I bought my GSA. ...

I traded in two bikes when I bought my GSA. Instead of negotiating the price of the bike, I negotiated the amount I received on the two bikes I traded in. Ended up receiving more for those bikes...
Forum: Face plant 08-13-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,360
Posted By kevlar930
Been there, done that. I managed to do it on a...

Been there, done that. I managed to do it on a K1200S. Downhill foot onto gravel. Over we went!
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 55,014
Posted By kevlar930
Great write up! My dad and I rode up to Alaska...

Great write up! My dad and I rode up to Alaska in summer 2011 and he still talks about it nonstop. I think it was literally one of the highlights of his life (and mine). Our 2011 trip was rushed,...
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,030
Posted By kevlar930
This is why we have catalogs. Trying to use an...

This is why we have catalogs. Trying to use an iPad or laptop during the morning constitution is awkward at best. Instead of relaxing, you have to worry about dropping an expensive electronic in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-28-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,928
Posted By kevlar930
Bought a GSA earlier this year and have yet to be...

Bought a GSA earlier this year and have yet to be able to take it on trip. Seeing this makes me want to ditch work soon and just go!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-07-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,468
Posted By kevlar930
The saga is finally over - I'll never return

Yesterday I flew to COS and picked up the bike. When I last posted, "parts were on order," but we didnt know what parts. Finally got an answer. According to PPM, the fuel pump went out and this is...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-07-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 971
Posted By kevlar930
To the GS/GSA rider who saved my bacon on Wolf Creek today...

At about 2:30 today, I was having a blast coming down the west side of Wolf Creek. The road was clear, the bike and I were connecting, and I was in my groove. Came around a corner, and a GS/GSA...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-17-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,468
Posted By kevlar930
Great news! Pike's Peak doesn't have a fucking...

Great news! Pike's Peak doesn't have a fucking clue what is wrong with the bike! Isn't that fucking wonderful?! My dad talked to Larry today. Larry: "Parts have been ordered" My dad, "what...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-06-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,122
Posted By kevlar930
How dare you insult the newspaper that won 17...

How dare you insult the newspaper that won 17 awards (http://www.durangoherald.com/article/20120229/NEWS01/702299924/Herald-earns-17-top-awards-for-its-performance-in-2011). Among other awards won,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-06-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,468
Posted By kevlar930
Here is an update. As said before, I made the...

Here is an update. As said before, I made the mistake of purchasing a BMW from a predominately Harley dealership. After getting the shaft through calls last week, I sent my dad there (he lives in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-03-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,468
Posted By kevlar930
Pike's Peak Motosport in Colorado Springs

I made the mistake of purchasing a 2012 triple black GSA from Pike's Peak Motosport. The actual purchase was quite stressful and not an experience i would like to repeat. To make matters worse, I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-19-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,975
Posted By kevlar930
Wow, that is the most intellectual comment I have...

Wow, that is the most intellectual comment I have ever heard! Please keep sharing! :csm

I, for one, appreciate a good ride for service! Have to ride a minimum of 250 miles to reach a dealer &...
Forum: Road warriors 04-23-2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2,020
Views: 319,444
Posted By kevlar930
First off, I want to say damn you guys. You have...

First off, I want to say damn you guys. You have ruined me!

Seriously, I did a fly & ride on a '98 R1100RT two weeks go. I like this bike so much that the K1200S is feeling very neglected. This...
Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,235
Posted By kevlar930
My PTO was approved today!:clap My dad and I are...

My PTO was approved today!:clap My dad and I are leave CO on July 2. This has been a lifelong dream of his.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-18-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,242
Posted By kevlar930
White Rim by itself is a long day. I couldnt...

White Rim by itself is a long day. I couldnt imagine doing all 9 of those trails in one day. Amazing ride in one of my favorite places!:clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-28-2009, 11:36 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,231
Posted By kevlar930
Just picked up a 2003 GSX-R 750. Not exactly the...

Just picked up a 2003 GSX-R 750. Not exactly the best off road bike, but me thinks it will be great on the track. Cannot wait to meet everyone on the 8th!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-28-2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,231
Posted By kevlar930
Sportbikes welcome?:hide Seriously, I...

Sportbikes welcome?:hide


Seriously, I might be picking up a sportbike this week and will need to go over it and install some farkles before taking it to the track on Nov 22. Let me know what I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-11-2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,807
Posted By kevlar930
Sounds like I am late to the game, but I have had...

Sounds like I am late to the game, but I have had luck with LaQuinta lately. I generally go to Moab with two dogs and finding a place where we are all welcomed is hard. We used to stay at the Big...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-05-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,035
Posted By kevlar930
You are one crazy mofo taking a 1911 into Utah! ...

You are one crazy mofo taking a 1911 into Utah! I never get sick of Moab threads. Keep posting!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-27-2009, 09:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,266
Posted By kevlar930
I have hurt myself way worst mountain biking than...

I have hurt myself way worst mountain biking than I have ever done on a motorcycle. Get well soon.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-14-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By kevlar930
That would explain why my mom has not filled up...

That would explain why my mom has not filled up my inbox with worthless forwards in two days. Starting to worry about her and actually thought about calling her...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-14-2009, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By kevlar930
Price is $32.36: ...

Price is $32.36:

http://shop.thumpertalk.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=TR_158223

Strongly recommend you check it out.

Edit:

Here is the description of the tool:
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-14-2009, 08:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,477
Posted By kevlar930
I was just transferred from Durango to Tempe. ...

I was just transferred from Durango to Tempe. Bring on the winter so I dont die in 110 degree heat while riding (I'll think about YFF digging out from the ton of snow while I am riding this winter)!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-13-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By kevlar930
Motion Pro makes a tool that has what you need. I...

Motion Pro makes a tool that has what you need. I think I paid $25 from thumpertalk about 6 months ago (I would normally provide a link, but am posting from a BlackBerry). IMHO, it is just cheaper to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2009, 10:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,371
Posted By kevlar930
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,681
Posted By kevlar930
You sir, are disturbed.:rofl

You sir, are disturbed.:rofl
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