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Old 10-10-2011, 05:51 PM   #946
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Does anybody know if this 1150 bolt on beak part will work on 97' 1100 ??
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NO the 1150 beak is to wide for the 1100

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Old 10-10-2011, 09:25 PM   #947
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There are not many places a GS won't go but sometimes you need an alternative way to get from A to B. South coast of Newfoundland via coastal frieghter.
One of my favs.............cool picture
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Old 10-11-2011, 02:37 AM   #948
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Figured as much since I've never seen sold by any 3rd party vendor.

Thanks for the reply!
http://twalcomusa.com/ttr-tank-side-...200gs-adv.html
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Old 10-11-2011, 05:40 AM   #949
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Oh, and the last picture is a poster my son made me to commemorate the trip.


The lad has an eye!
Sorry It's a bit late.
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Old 10-11-2011, 05:49 AM   #950
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Thanks for reply.

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NO the 1150 beak is to wide for the 1100

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Old 10-11-2011, 02:28 PM   #951
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I don't believe it will, completely different beaks. It is an 1150 only bolt on.
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Thanks for reply.
You missed my answer?
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Old 10-11-2011, 04:03 PM   #952
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One of my favorite GS pics. Posted this once in Ride Reports, but the mods were quick to delete it. I guess its too controversial. Is showing a GS on a curvy dirt road wrong?

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Old 10-11-2011, 06:26 PM   #953
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Old 10-12-2011, 09:46 AM   #954
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They deleted it?

That pik is AMAZING!!!!




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One of my favorite GS pics. Posted this once in Ride Reports, but the mods were quick to delete it. I guess its too controversial. Is showing a GS on a curvy dirt road wrong?

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Old 10-12-2011, 11:55 AM   #955
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My Favorite So Far

I just picked her up last night.

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Old 10-12-2011, 12:52 PM   #956
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[QUOTE=toddhollander;17059983]I just picked her up last night.

Congrats! Now ride her and get her dirty....
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Old 10-12-2011, 01:36 PM   #957
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My current favorite, on a recent dualsport ride in NH:



(yes, that's a GS behind the splash—



(thanks to Skip for the photos and for putting the ride together)
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Old 10-12-2011, 02:08 PM   #958
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My current favorite, on a recent dualsport ride in NH:



(yes, that's a GS behind the splash—



(thanks to Skip for the photos and for putting the ride together)

Great pics......How did you do on the ride? I mean having "real" dirt bikes in it and all.....Heheheh
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Old 10-12-2011, 02:19 PM   #959
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Great pics......How did you do on the ride? I mean having "real" dirt bikes in it and all.....Heheheh
I had fun.

Aside from one mishap where I failed in rule number 1 (always look where you want to go) and invoked the counterpart (you will go where you look), I was able to ride plenty of stuff that I would not have tried without company, including one rut/log combo that I'm still not sure how I rode out of it. In the thread on the ride, I recognized that taking the two-day off-road course offered by Max BMW (based on the same curriculum as taught at the BMW Performance Center and taught by Bill Conger, who instructs there) really helped—without the two days of instruction and time working on the skills, I never would've managed to pull off what I did in the DARC ride (shown in the photos).

Now I just need to figure out how to get a little more riding in before the snow (and salt) flies....
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Old 10-12-2011, 08:45 PM   #960
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Hi there,

this is my momentary favourite - taken at the Col de Tende last weekend (had an awesome 5 day trip in the westerly Alps)
The Col de Tende (Colle di Tenda)? Wow, it's a small world. My family owns a house a few kilometers from there, down in the Val Casterino. It's been built by my great-grand mother at the beginning of last century, and my brother and sisters and cousins and little cousins still go there every summer, all the way from Bordeaux and Milano and Paris. I used to spend much of my summer vacations at that secluded place (at the time) when I was young. And I dream of one day ride the road we drove from Nice to Val Casterino when we were kids. And, yes, ride the Colle di Tenda and its tunnel. Did you enjoy Piemonte?
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