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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-04-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 23,957
Posted By KShow
Not posting much, but still praying for you and...

Not posting much, but still praying for you and yours.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 31,137
Views: 1,852,369
Posted By KShow
I remember crashing my dads DT175 in the...

I remember crashing my dads DT175 in the mountains one night, wearing shorts. Cant remember exactly how many stitches it took hide my kneecap again, but it was a couple.

Im still in for cutting...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-24-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 31,137
Views: 1,852,369
Posted By KShow
Count me in for the Thursday saw and maul session...

Count me in for the Thursday saw and maul session if you guys head this way. I'll bring my loud saws and heavy mauls:D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-19-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 845
Views: 23,957
Posted By KShow
Great news!

Great news!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-16-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 23,957
Posted By KShow
Prayers for both of you. Went through a similar...

Prayers for both of you. Went through a similar deal when my wife had cancer a couple years back, and the complications stemming from that. Best advice I can give is to hang in there, keep praying, ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-08-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 31,137
Views: 1,852,369
Posted By KShow
Cruised around a bit with my brother today, went...

Cruised around a bit with my brother today, went by Kevins house, if I remember correctly. Either way, I'll be up for some scouting one of these days. The GS is still in need of some wrench...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 9,837
Posted By KShow
It may have been mentioned already, but there is...

It may have been mentioned already, but there is a modification you can do to the 1100 that will wait to do the ABS self test until the alternator starts charging. Cant go wrong with the 1100
Forum: Equipment 02-08-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,590
Posted By KShow
Carried my REI chair around the world in my Jesse...

Carried my REI chair around the world in my Jesse Bag. lots of use with no issues, except for having to follow an intoxicated Russian back to his camp at Lake Baikal to steal my chair back when he...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-08-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 31,137
Views: 1,852,369
Posted By KShow
Don't take a Tiger up Union.......until I can go...

Don't take a Tiger up Union.......until I can go along on my GS.

Once the snow clears off I'll go through on the dirtbike again, couple lines I would like to scout once more before I punch it...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By KShow
Call Ted Porter at Beemershop, he'll set you up...

Call Ted Porter at Beemershop, he'll set you up right. I dig my Yacugars
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,151
Posted By KShow
I'm not one for washing my bike anyways, but the...

I'm not one for washing my bike anyways, but the current coating of grime was acquired from my recent RTW trip. That makes it extra hard to wash off for sentimental reasons.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 60,857
Posted By KShow
If you're still looking for test pilots, I'd be...

If you're still looking for test pilots, I'd be happy to try out a set of the bushings for you. Since I thrashed out my rear bearings on a recent RTW trip, I'm needing to do something. I'm only...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,926
Posted By KShow
To compress the plunger on the new style...

To compress the plunger on the new style tensioners you need to use a pen to push open the check valve ball inside the plunger
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,117
Posted By KShow
Its a Garmin GPS right? just go to...

Its a Garmin GPS right? just go to openstreetmaps and build and download any maps you want. my car GPS has been ram mounted to my handlebars for a trip around the world. navigated through south...
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 2,438
Views: 637,981
Posted By KShow
The BMW welt was cool, saw the stunt rider demo...

The BMW welt was cool, saw the stunt rider demo in the showroom, riding up and down the stairs on an 800gs. I was impressed, would have been better if he did it on a 1200. been enjoying your...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2,438
Views: 637,981
Posted By KShow
Where are you at in Slovakia? We rode past the...

Where are you at in Slovakia? We rode past the first BMW shop he listed yesterday before lunch and it was closed, its not just shops in the states that do that on Monday. Were doing a layover in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-09-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 31,137
Views: 1,852,369
Posted By KShow
Ok, check in time again. Extorted in Kazakhstan,...

Ok, check in time again. Extorted in Kazakhstan, escorted out of the country, met friends in new areas, Rode to Moscow, got my suspension fixed by a tiny shop over night. Met some awesome...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-22-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 31,137
Views: 1,852,369
Posted By KShow
Update time aging, just got out of Mongolia, ...

Update time aging, just got out of Mongolia, after riding 800miles of dirt and sand on the GS. No drops, but the riding would have been much more enjoyable if I hadn't blown up my new rear shock...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 694
Posted By KShow
I don't believe its the shaft seal that leaked....

I don't believe its the shaft seal that leaked. oil was coming down from the top of the shock. Initially thought it was just a leaking preload adjuster, which is no big deal, turns out it wasn't....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 694
Posted By KShow
urgent suspension question

Blew the oil out of aftermarket rear shock with remote reservoir. Is there any thing I can do to give back some rebound dampening? Could I add oil to the shock body without a nitrogen charge to get...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-11-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 31,137
Views: 1,852,369
Posted By KShow
VALongbeard, I'll tell you all about it when I...

VALongbeard, I'll tell you all about it when I get home (sounds like lyrics from long way round) its a crazy world, but these people are just like us, they like to hunt, camp, fish, ride motorcycles,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-11-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 31,137
Views: 1,852,369
Posted By KShow
Just a quick update, since Im not into the whole...

Just a quick update, since Im not into the whole ride report thing. Left Dayton on July 8th. Rode to Badlands NP, then Mt Rushmore, Black Hills, Yellowstone NP, Bozeman, MT, Sandpoint ID, ...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 2,438
Views: 637,981
Posted By KShow
Glad to hear it Ed! I'm riding with chip8150...

Glad to hear it Ed! I'm riding with chip8150 hanging out in Ulan-Ude right now. hope to catch up with you and share some road tales and cold ales. maybe something around Oktoberfest would be...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,014
Posted By KShow
Grease the fuel line o ring as others have said. ...

Grease the fuel line o ring as others have said. air tube just slide it together until its almost closed and the small bit of o ring is sticking out, then use a small flat screwdriver to tuck it in...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,387
Posted By KShow
Buy a can of brake cleaner, pull off your...

Buy a can of brake cleaner, pull off your starter, tape your clutch lever to the bars to create a little space between clutch plates and pressure plates. then hose it out with a can or two of brake...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 814
Posted By KShow
Spill it

Spill it
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 699
Posted By KShow
Just under 102,000 I'm in the process of...

Just under 102,000
I'm in the process of getting a Corbin cut down and recovered, that's a story for another time
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 699
Posted By KShow
I didnt take any photos, mainly because other...

I didnt take any photos, mainly because other people have done way better documentation of procedures like this than I could.

There are a couple posts about the pushrods collapsing, but very...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 699
Posted By KShow
Valve pushrod collapse 1100GS

This is just a FYI post, since there is not a ton of info on these things.

Problem- Left side valvetrain has always been a bit noisy on this bike, first step was replacing the cam chain...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 880
Posted By KShow
I have no idea what anybody knows, so I'll just...

I have no idea what anybody knows, so I'll just give some ideas and guess that some of them have already been done.

Check that nothing is touching the clutch lever, such as handguards.
Make sure...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,089
Posted By KShow
Flyingdutchman177 has a sweet 1200GS over in...

Flyingdutchman177 has a sweet 1200GS over in Europe he'll be looking to sell sometime in the future. Check out the "Around the World in 800 Days" ride report for more info.
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 49,490
Posted By KShow
Well, I for one will not be following your trip....

Well, I for one will not be following your trip. I'll be coming round from the other direction:D. It was good talking to you by the fire the other night. Maybe we can meet up somewhere in the EU...
Forum: Americas 05-13-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,316
Posted By KShow
Probably posted in the wrong area, but I wouldnt...

Probably posted in the wrong area, but I wouldnt worry about Sturgis traffic, mainly Harleys, so theyre slow and easy to pass
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,837
Posted By KShow
awesome, cant wait to read more. Plan on taking...

awesome, cant wait to read more. Plan on taking a similar route this summer, in July. Hopefully wont need the heated gear
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By KShow
Could be apples to oranges here, but I just...

Could be apples to oranges here, but I just replaced the dust boot on my 1100gs and had to really heat it to get the thread locker to release. When I put it back together, I cleaned stud and nut, ...
Forum: Ride reports 05-04-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,174,447
Posted By KShow
Been following your RR for a while now. Truly...

Been following your RR for a while now. Truly awesome and a just adds fuel to the fire for my RTW trip this summer. Maybe catch up with you somewhere along the way.
I was actually in that very...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-28-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,163
Posted By KShow
Jim, sorry I missed it, it looked like a...

Jim, sorry I missed it, it looked like a blast. We took a test ride last week, rode out to Vail, Colorado, I changed my oil, friend actually got a VIN inspection and tags for his bike. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By KShow
Yes, the front is compatible between the 1100...

Yes, the front is compatible between the 1100 and 1150 (not sure about the 1200, but you werent asking that anyways), not the rear.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 657
Posted By KShow
Couple thoughts,, Try blipping the throttle...

Couple thoughts,,

Try blipping the throttle between gears when you downshift to match revs with the lower gear.

Did you replace the entire clutch? pressure plates, clutch disk, spring?

Did...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 16,093
Posted By KShow
Im probably putting a set on my bike this summer,...

Im probably putting a set on my bike this summer, and Im intrigued about some of the reasons people call them "death traps" Alot of people probably push the limits more in the rain more than I, ...
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