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Old 09-26-2009, 11:09 PM   #646
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^^^ I must go out to my garage and gently pat my F800GS to make sure she understands I love her and I would like to survive my upcoming trip into the desert and the mountains .
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Old 09-26-2009, 11:13 PM   #647
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Old 09-26-2009, 11:19 PM   #648
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Jesus Christ. This thread makes me glad I ride a Harley.

Hope the GS gets better soon. I feel for you.
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Old 09-26-2009, 11:31 PM   #649
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Jesus Christ. This thread makes me glad I ride a Harley.

Hope the GS gets better soon. I feel for you.
has it really come to this... I feel defeated sitting at my desk here, reading people (not just you Chitown) talking about turning their back on the bike I hope, desire, need to take me around the world away from the monotonous cube life. Hopefully I can learn from you and put an inkling of the photographic and psychological skill into my ride report 3 weeks from now when I complete a grueling unknown route...

Luckily I will have all the tools needed to tear apart the bike and put it back together, and if that fails I will have my survival gear so I can Bear Grylls it out of there lol .
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Old 09-27-2009, 04:34 AM   #650
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Funny stuff

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I am different from the rest like me, I am Aware and have feelings. Maybe The One will learn that I am special and might not follow my main directive all the time. I am Aware, and I will keep letting him know that by making him take me to Gina or the Creators.
I sure do hope my is numb to the world around and has no such, how you call them, FEELINGS...

Ride on.....
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Old 09-27-2009, 07:59 AM   #651
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sounds like a troubled relationship

do you work on it (counseling at Ginas?), or part as friends?

When the 800GS came out, I looked and said this seems to have the soul of my old Africa Twin. I sat on it at the show and it whispered all the right things (in a funny accent) so I made plans of adding to the garage once the first couple of model years got the bugs sorted (I never buy the 1st model year any brand). Now it seems that it does not have the soul of my old Africa Twin. In fact its too special to be a work horse. The AT didn't think it was special.... but it was.

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Old 09-27-2009, 08:27 AM   #652
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sounds like a troubled relationship

do you work on it (counseling at Ginas?), or part as friends?

When the 800GS came out, I looked and said this seems to have the soul of my old Africa Twin. I sat on it at the show and it whispered all the right things (in a funny accent) so I made plans of adding to the garage once the first couple of model years got the bugs sorted (I never buy the 1st model year any brand). Now it seems that it does not have the soul of my old Africa Twin. In fact its too special to be a work horse. The AT didn't think it was special.... but it was.

Good luck Chitown.
ugh. I'm so tired of posts that say, I considered it but now no. Again, my bike was built later. May 2009. It has NONE of the recalls or problems discussed. Mine has the soul of a pure beast. It rides, roads, dirtys, and all the while says I'm you bad ass ride! I'd be perfectly confotable planning and taking my F8GS on an extended journey here in the US or south of the border, or elsewhere.

I love my ride. It treats me well.

Ride on ChiTown. Ride on F8GS...
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Old 09-27-2009, 10:56 AM   #653
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Anyone who want to take over the $350 payment can have my bike with everything on it. I'm done.

As for the rest of the happy gs owners... Good for you, but you're not me and this is my thread.
Please save the my bike is great for somewhere else.
I'm fucking over it, and once again will be altering my trip hightailing it to LA where I will be getting rid of this GS.
If it gets me there.... If it doesn't BMW finacial can come get it.
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Old 09-27-2009, 11:48 AM   #654
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That was the best piece of writing I've seen on this site. And it was written by a BWM. Truely awesome Chitown!
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Old 09-27-2009, 02:48 PM   #655
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Now, about that KTM
Yeah, what else will get you to cover long distances on pavement and still allow you to go in to the wild?
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Old 09-27-2009, 04:09 PM   #656
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Yeah, what else will get you to cover long distances on pavement and still allow you to go in to the wild?

I already have it, R1200R!

I really wish I had something to talk about other than the bike, but I don't.

Greetings from Fruita, co!

I want off this sad excuse of a adventure bike so bad I might not stop till I get to la....
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Old 09-27-2009, 07:00 PM   #657
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Sorry to hear it. So what's the plan at this point? The R is back at home right?
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Old 09-27-2009, 07:06 PM   #658
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I already have it, R1200R!

I really wish I had something to talk about other than the bike, but I don't.

Greetings from Fruita, co!

I want off this sad excuse of a adventure bike so bad I might not stop till I get to la....
You have to know when it is time to cut your losses. It is nice to see someone deciding not to punish themselves anymore.
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Old 09-27-2009, 08:41 PM   #659
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You have to know when it is time to cut your losses. It is nice to see someone deciding not to punish themselves anymore.
thanks, I don't feel like punishing all of you either... I feel my story has taken a downward spiral cause of GottaSuck... I like an adventure but jeeze!

At a rest stop having a smoke, I'm riding as fast as my tires will allow, 2 hours to Vegas!... I'm needing gas every hour...
In n out burger here I come!
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Old 09-27-2009, 09:25 PM   #660
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thanks, I don't feel like punishing all of you either... I feel my story has taken a downward spiral cause of GottaSuck... I like an adventure but....!
All the best writers pull their readers into the darkest depths. Write it down...always...
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