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Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,025
Posted By GPM
http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g199/harryparker...

http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g199/harryparker/Insert2.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,282
Posted By GPM
2010 Triumph Rocket 3 Roadster - 163 ft lbs of...

2010 Triumph Rocket 3 Roadster - 163 ft lbs of torque. That should be sufficient.
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2009, 03:52 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,799
Posted By GPM
I often thought about picking up a Valk, but...

I often thought about picking up a Valk, but settled for the newer version.

A little intake, exhaust and tuning work makes 130HP/150TQ at the rear wheel. That's almost enough power for me.
...
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2008, 06:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,271
Posted By GPM
I also went from a Signet GT to a Shoei X-11. The...

I also went from a Signet GT to a Shoei X-11. The X-11 is a different shape than previous Shoei models. Been wearing the X-11 for four years. Highly recommended.
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2008, 07:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,187
Posted By GPM
I'd have to disagree with this advice. I've been...

I'd have to disagree with this advice. I've been wearing progressives for years. Without, I'd either not be able to read street signs, or not be able to read my gauges. With a little adjustment the...
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2008, 09:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,327
Posted By GPM
I wore a Signet for years. Replaced it with a...

I wore a Signet for years. Replaced it with a Shoei X-11. I could never wear Shoei helmets before the X-11 but based on a recommendation from Helmet Harbor (local here) I purchased the Shoei. Fits my...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2008, 08:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,845
Posted By GPM
In the search for the lost horsepower a few of us...

In the search for the lost horsepower a few of us have already checked cam and head part numbers. They're the same between both models. Not sure about the throttlebody though.

Personally I'm not...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2008, 07:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,845
Posted By GPM
Blue/Blue ...

Blue/Blue


http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g199/harryparker/VermillionCliffs084.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2008, 07:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,845
Posted By GPM
I have an '08 R3 Touring. They're very different...

I have an '08 R3 Touring. They're very different bikes.

If you're looking for a power cruiser, get the Standard/Classic. If you want a tourer, consider the Touring model. It has standard...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2008, 03:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,750
Posted By GPM
There are mainly two contributors to perceived...

There are mainly two contributors to perceived helmet noise. The first being vents. All other things being equal, a helmet with a lot of vents will be louder than one with none.

The second thing...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2008, 09:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,750
Posted By GPM
The X-11 is considered by many to be the best...

The X-11 is considered by many to be the best helmet out there. Assuming it fits your head of course. I've had one for three years and find it to be an outstanding helmet. Interior materials and fit...
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2008, 08:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,422
Posted By GPM
Great looking Speedy. Judging by that second...

Great looking Speedy. Judging by that second photo it appears there was supposed to be some musical accompanyment....

:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2008, 01:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 13,898
Posted By GPM
I'd guess next year on the cruise control...

I'd guess next year on the cruise control (throttlemeister works ok for me). Don't know about ABS. I have a set of heated grips in the box. They just came in and I just can't see the need to install...
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2008, 05:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 13,898
Posted By GPM
I have a 2008 Touring model, you know the limp...

I have a 2008 Touring model, you know the limp one.

Its a TOURING model, if you want a power cruiser by all means get the Standard or Classic model. If you want standard hard bags and windscreen...
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2008, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,980
Views: 562,934
Posted By GPM
Haven't seen one of these here yet. Here's my new...

Haven't seen one of these here yet. Here's my new toy....

http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g199/harryparker/CIMG0239.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2007, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By GPM
We use a very similar product in our race car. I...

We use a very similar product in our race car. I adapted one to use on my bike a couple of years ago. Using what I think was a better cooler than the one in their ad, the best I could get was about...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2007, 04:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,132
Posted By GPM
Did your hand guards come with the rubber washers...

Did your hand guards come with the rubber washers that go on both sides of the extensions? Just mounted a set and it looks like the rubber washers along with the two sided tape is an attempt to...
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2007, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,052
Posted By GPM
I've purchased Belstaff gear from Paul through...

I've purchased Belstaff gear from Paul through his website and I'd highly recommend getting it there. He's great to work with and stands behind his product. To me its worth the peace of mind to...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2007, 06:59 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,379
Posted By GPM
Nah, just bored. Hey check this place...

Nah, just bored.

Hey check this place out...

http://www.beermania.be/allnewbm.php
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2007, 06:14 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,379
Posted By GPM
This has to be the only place in town that the...

This has to be the only place in town that the question of which beer is better would get you 9 out of 10 responses telling you that drinking will send you straight to hell.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2007, 02:07 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,379
Posted By GPM
In order to get any significant change you will...

In order to get any significant change you will have to change both the header and the exhaust. Most systems made for the GS will be somewhat louder, but not what I'd consider 'mama hide the kids'...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2007, 08:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 715
Posted By GPM
I ordered the one that corresponded to my shoe...

I ordered the one that corresponded to my shoe size (see bottom of ordering page).
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2007, 02:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 715
Posted By GPM
I have this shift lever with my Fastways, works...

I have this shift lever with my Fastways, works great...


http://www.adventurersworkshop.com/hammerhead_shifters.htm
Forum: Vendors 09-05-2007, 02:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,204
Posted By GPM
Paul's a great guy who really cares about his...

Paul's a great guy who really cares about his products. I'm sure your cover will be arriving soon.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2007, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 949
Posted By GPM
Escort radar detector. Also, currently have my...

Escort radar detector. Also, currently have my Centech relay triggered from the accessory plug so aux lights, GPS and radar detector all go dead at the same time. If they don't get a fix for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2007, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 949
Posted By GPM
If he made a light that fit into the original...

If he made a light that fit into the original tail light housing that would be great. I don't want add-on lights.

My problem is my BRAKE light works fine. However, my accessory plug occasionaly...
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2007, 03:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,978
Posted By GPM
FWIW, I've always used V1's, until I got the...

FWIW, I've always used V1's, until I got the R1200GS. For some reason, a V1 and my GS are not compatable. I have three units, tried them all. Tried hooking them up via the power cord, and hard wiring...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2007, 04:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,075
Posted By GPM
Here's one.... ...

Here's one....

http://www.sportsauthority.com/product/index.jsp?productId=855230&cp=&sr=1&origkw=hockey+puck&kw=hockey+puck&parentPage=search
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2007, 07:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,035
Posted By GPM
I doubt its the fuel filter at 6K. Have you...

I doubt its the fuel filter at 6K. Have you re-fueled since the problem started? And if yes, was it at a different station? Could be as simple as a bad tank of gas. From your description that...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2007, 03:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,035
Posted By GPM
At what RPM are you having the problem? And is it...

At what RPM are you having the problem? And is it under load (full throttle)? Is the bike missing, or does it seem like the power just drops off?

I have a Remus header with Staintune can, and a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2007, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 608,409
Posted By GPM
Well they got over $140 for the used Vario. Looks...

Well they got over $140 for the used Vario. Looks like it was the re-badged Wunderlich version which sells for an inflated $250. Curious also is that the specs for the Wunderlich version look to be a...
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2007, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,547
Posted By GPM
No experience with those but I have Osrams in my...

No experience with those but I have Osrams in my Hella FF50's. Here's a link to a place selling them in the UK. I don't remember where I got mine, but I found this place on Google. Mine are H7's and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2007, 03:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,238
Posted By GPM
Riding home today my little Fomotion thermometer...

Riding home today my little Fomotion thermometer read over the 120 mark in direct sun. My display will fade a bit sometimes, but never goes completely dark. Of course the dealer says thats normal,...
Forum: Equipment 06-28-2007, 07:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,456
Posted By GPM
I have a long-oval head and previously wore an...

I have a long-oval head and previously wore an Arai Signet GT. My current helmet is a Shoei X-11 and it fits perfectly. I haven't been able to find any flip face helmets that fit. I'd hoped the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2007, 07:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,720
Posted By GPM
Well that's certainly good news. Like GB, I've...

Well that's certainly good news. Like GB, I've told the dealer, NO UPDATES to the software. Of course, with my dealership expecting them to actually follow instructions is a 50/50 proposition.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2007, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 608,409
Posted By GPM
I know, I've been going back and forth with them...

I know, I've been going back and forth with them on the value of the screen. Told them what I'd pay for it (which was a bit more than they re-listed it for), but they chose to go back to Ebay.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2007, 07:30 AM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 608,409
Posted By GPM
Just dropped the guy a note and asked him if it...

Just dropped the guy a note and asked him if it was the same screen Twisted Throttle sells for $169 new. I'd probably rather wait the 5-6 weeks than save only $20 on a used screen. Thanks for posting...
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2007, 07:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,230
Posted By GPM
Laugh, hell I think you should market the thing....

Laugh, hell I think you should market the thing. The problem I have with the vests is that I hate to stop between fill ups. In the Arizona heat, the vest dries out too fast and then just becomes...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2007, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 608,409
Posted By GPM
Well, now for the bad news. Twisted Throttle is...

Well, now for the bad news. Twisted Throttle is out of both clear and smoke screens. Lead time estimated to be 4-5 weeks.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2007, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 608,409
Posted By GPM
Thanks much Jim. I have been using a tall...

Thanks much Jim. I have been using a tall Parabellum and it just isn't quite tall enough. And it has very limited adjustability. I was thinking about getting the new Cee Baily Adv screen, but for the...
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