New to me Triple Black 2012 GS Adventure

Discussion in 'GS Boxers' started by macadamia, Dec 31, 2012.

  1. LaurelPerryOnLand

    LaurelPerryOnLand Long timer

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  2. Buster714

    Buster714 VP of crash testing

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    Across the 8 and you're on the home stretch! :clap
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  3. LaurelPerryOnLand

    LaurelPerryOnLand Long timer

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  4. Chicken Helmet

    Chicken Helmet I'm A Stumperâ„¢

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    Not long now!
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  5. LaurelPerryOnLand

    LaurelPerryOnLand Long timer

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    LaurelPerryOnLand Long timer

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    He should be able to SEE the ocean from his current position.

    About 2 miles from the OCEAN...in San Diego.
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  7. LaurelPerryOnLand

    LaurelPerryOnLand Long timer

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    It's semi-OFFICIAL...47 hours 39 minutes!
    Mac will provide the OFFICIAL time when somebody UNGLUES him from his bike!

    Macadamia has made it to OCEAN BEACH SHELL in SAN DIEGO!
    <a href="http://s635.beta.photobucket.com/user/RMWBMW/media/oceanbeachshell_zps9a03e091.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i635.photobucket.com/albums/uu73/RMWBMW/oceanbeachshell_zps9a03e091.jpg" border="0" alt="Photobucket"/></a>

    This is supposedly the END of the JACKSONVILLE, FL to SAN DIEGO, CA Iron Butt 50 CC.

    Macadamia...Macadamia...where art thou?

    No doubt hunting for witnesses to sign his EYEWITNESS FORM!

    Congrats.

    PS...I always knew Macadamia was NUTS!:rofl:rofl:rofl
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  8. macadamia

    macadamia XK Red 27 Technique

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    As you have heard, I made it... My 50CC Quest has been accomplished. GPS info shows 2347 miles ridden in under 48 hours... I'll do a complete ride report after I've rested, complete with some cool video...

    Here is the bike farkled and loaded in the hotel parking lot, on Sunday.

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    The bike parked in a beach parking lot, in Jacksonville Beach, FL...

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    Me standing in the Atlantic Ocean, taking a self portrait with my bike in the background... What an ugly mug...

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    Here is the bike under the pier at Ocean Beach, San Diego...

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    Iron Butt Hotel after the ride...

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    I was able to manage a smile after all...

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  9. oalvarez

    oalvarez Resident Raggamuffin

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    Mac, congrats.....a great feat for sure. What did you like least and most about the ride, and perhaps the bike itself?

    Welcome home :clap

    oops, I see that you'll be posting a ride report in a bit....good night,
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  10. Slippy Chips

    Slippy Chips Been here awhile

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    Congrats! Glad you made it safely. I'm trying to talk the wifey into letting me do the same thing sometime soon.
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  11. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    :clap:clap:clap

    Jim :brow
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  12. WeazyBuddha

    WeazyBuddha Carbon-Based Humanoid

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    :freaky

    Sweet !!!

    looking forward to the ride report
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  13. BigDave75

    BigDave75 Will Work for Food!

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    Congrats!!!! :clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
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  14. Pongo

    Pongo Been here awhile

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    Did the previos owner put the sargent seat on it? was it heated? how did it work?
    I love that tool box, I have only seen it listed by the manufacturer in Italy, never new anyone imported them.
    Great ride!
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  15. SeeRace

    SeeRace Been here awhile

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    Great job :clap sure beats what I have been doing the last 48 hours. Looking forward to the ride report.
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  16. macadamia

    macadamia XK Red 27 Technique

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    Yes, the PO installed the seat... It is not heated, nor was it broken in at all. It felt pretty firm when I first started riding it, but by the end of the ride, it feels pretty good.
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  17. Mr.Mushman

    Mr.Mushman Been here awhile

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    Nice fly n' ride mac ! ! ! What a way to spend 48 hours ... Curious to know what were the pros and cons regarding the bike considering the ride you just put in ... Also, is this your first BMW ? first GSA ? Congrats and welcome back to "sunny" Southern California ! ! !
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  18. BTL

    BTL No more snow!!

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    Nicely done mate!! :clap Your just torturing me...my black beauty is waiting. I was in pain today at the Edmonton Motorcycle show and sat on GSA forever!!....PS. the new Water Boxer was parked right beside and in person it is a really sharp bike.

    Again!! Congrats.:D
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  19. macadamia

    macadamia XK Red 27 Technique

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    Newest additions... Wilbur's WESA shock rebuild!

    Rear stocker with the new shock and spring before the rebuild...

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    Rear shock after rebuild...

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    Rear installed...

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    Front installed...

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  20. Chicken Helmet

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    Looking good! Hope all is well.