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Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2009, 02:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,201
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
I'm going to ask my wife if the GS is "pretty". ...

I'm going to ask my wife if the GS is "pretty". I can't tell.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2009, 02:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,780
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
My grammar skills suffer when drunk. Thanks for...

My grammar skills suffer when drunk. Thanks for looking out for me!

I'll have to check out the TT skidplate. I'd like to ride my GS offroad like they do in the advertisements, but something...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2009, 05:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,780
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
Gents, correct me if I'm wrong... The...

Gents, correct me if I'm wrong...

The R1200GS motor underside is "protected" by a skidplate that is attached to a the bottom of the motor by four rubber bushings. If you hit the bottom of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2009, 02:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,447
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
:gerg

:gerg
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,447
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
Are you serious? :huh God forbid someone hits a...

Are you serious? :huh God forbid someone hits a frigging pothole at 80mph.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2009, 06:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,437
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
Hmm... Devil Dog lives in Port Clinton. ...

Hmm...

Devil Dog lives in Port Clinton. Port Clinton is on Lake Erie. Lake Erie is a good place to catch fish, so Devil Dog probably knows a thing or two about fishing.
Having grown up on...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,855
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
I used 140 at my first change, then switched to...

I used 140 at my first change, then switched to 90. I change the fd fluid at every oil change and the color varies each time. I see no pattern.

fwiw.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 742
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
Compared to other tires in the class, Anakees...

Compared to other tires in the class, Anakees lack stability and grip when leaned over. Wear isn't great either.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,722
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
My 2006 was doing the exact same thing. Abs...

My 2006 was doing the exact same thing. Abs light flashing and no speedo. Originally, it was happening once every couple hundred miles, and eventually got to the point where it was happening every...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,381
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
On my '06, you join two wires and isolate one. I...

On my '06, you join two wires and isolate one. I just can't remember which ones.

(probably of no help because you want to preserve the switch. Sorry.)
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-21-2009, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
Thanks for the offer, but I'll be on my RM250,...

Thanks for the offer, but I'll be on my RM250, which is very far from being road-legal. Looks like a great riding spot though!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-20-2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
The weather report indicates that conditions will...

The weather report indicates that conditions will be ideal, but interest is low. Maybe I should bring a couple pies...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-18-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
Crow Canyon this Sunday?

I'll probably hit CC this Sunday for some trail riding and a little mx. Anyone interested?

Mgorman?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-13-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 65,751
Views: 5,107,208
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
Crow Canyon next weekend? RK

Crow Canyon next weekend?

RK
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-13-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4,375
Views: 163,637
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
Snow has melted in Ohio. Any fun stuff coming up...

Snow has melted in Ohio. Any fun stuff coming up in NC?

:lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
I would take a good look at the clutch slave...

I would take a good look at the clutch slave cylinder on the back of the transmission.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,060
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
After the first year, you'll still be wondering...

After the first year, you'll still be wondering if its going to fall apart. But, you'll probably have ridden more in that year than you have with any other bike.

:1drink
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-15-2009, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10,478
Views: 480,025
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
I've scouted the place a couple times, but...

I've scouted the place a couple times, but haven't ridden it yet. It looks pretty friendly. A short whoop section, some small doubles, and a couple tables. It should only take a few laps to get...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-14-2009, 05:59 AM
Replies: 10,478
Views: 480,025
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
Mike, You're insane. No riding in the...

Mike,

You're insane.

No riding in the snow for me. Indoor mtb 10 miles east of my house, indoor mx 15 miles west.

The new RM is coming along nicely. Just have to go through a few more...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2008, 11:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,354
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
Edit: No. I go to Starbucks.

Edit: No.
I go to Starbucks.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-16-2008, 10:52 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,566
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
I'm working on designs for a shake-proof beer...

I'm working on designs for a shake-proof beer cooler and pivoting cup holders for no-spill drinking action. Here we are testing the prototypes...
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-15-2008, 11:17 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,731
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
Somebody needs more of this... :ricky and...

Somebody needs more of this... :ricky


and less of this...:kboom
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-11-2008, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
The last rodeo was a strong indication that I...

The last rodeo was a strong indication that I needed to "recalibrate my speedo"! :flug I did another 20 or so laps of the demo loop without incident after you guys left. I think it was the first...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-11-2008, 05:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
Can't make it. You guys have fun. :ricky

Can't make it. You guys have fun. :ricky
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2008, 04:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
+1 This is what I did with my '06. The...

+1
This is what I did with my '06. The plastic bmw rack is now sitting on a shelf in the garage.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2008, 10:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,217
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
If I got a do-over, I would probably look for a...

If I got a do-over, I would probably look for a clean '06 Adventure... the blue and white one. Not that I dislike my 1200, I just think that the 1150 is better looking.
Forum: Europe 12-03-2008, 11:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,079
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
Would it be rude of me to ask for pictures? ...

Would it be rude of me to ask for pictures?



Seriously though, you'll get through this.
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2008, 10:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,748
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
Tourmaster makes a pair of over the boot armored...

Tourmaster makes a pair of over the boot armored leather pants.


Alter Ego's are junk. Mine went out with the trash after two seasons.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-03-2008, 08:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,320
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
Cool idea! I'd lend a hand during construction....

Cool idea! I'd lend a hand during construction.

:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2008, 05:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,319
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
Modern 250f's are great bikes for going fast...

Modern 250f's are great bikes for going fast offroad. With a 450, you'll just spend all day fighting the bike and getting tired.

I think a 250 or 300 two-stroke is better than both the 250 and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-22-2008, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
Hey Phil! :wave I had to google "motogiro"...

Hey Phil! :wave

I had to google "motogiro" to figure out what kind of event this would be, but it sounds pretty cool. Count me in if you have a class for modern bikes.

I vote for early...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2008, 06:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,110
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
SHAG, Do you have ABS?

SHAG,

Do you have ABS?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2008, 06:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,110
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
Same boat here. The paint hasn't worn off the...

Same boat here. The paint hasn't worn off the brake pedal, but my rotor is trashed and I'm about to install my fourth set of pads in 33,000 miles.

Asshole dealer "hasn't heard of this."
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2008, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,294
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
Why don't you might ride the bike first with the...

Why don't you might ride the bike first with the new wheel size and see if it needs a steering damper. Kind of a big expense to fix a problem that might not exist.
:dunno
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-18-2008, 07:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 993
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
Sounds good maybe. I'm going to keep an eye on...

Sounds good maybe. I'm going to keep an eye on the weather.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-17-2008, 05:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
Well, that was an interesting ride! I have...

Well, that was an interesting ride! I have never experienced such nasty trail conditions. The combination of fresh trail, lots of rain, and wet leaves made it so that we had to fight for every...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-14-2008, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
Alrighty then. According to the weather report,...

Alrighty then. According to the weather report, I'll see you in the morning. My truck is a white S10, I'll be riding a yz250 with a big tank. Looking forward to having someone to ride with- I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-14-2008, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
Braaap?

Braaap?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2008, 05:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,354
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
Buy one used. Lots of people buy BMW's and take...

Buy one used. Lots of people buy BMW's and take good care of them, but don't ride much.

Buying a sportbike used... not so easy.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-14-2008, 03:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By Clayton Bigsby
I'd like to be there when the gate opens (around...

I'd like to be there when the gate opens (around 10:00AM) to get in a few solid hours of riding.
When I called earlier this week, they told me the 10 mile loop would still be marked this weekend,...
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