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Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By picard
+1 for Woody's. :clap

+1 for Woody's. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By picard
One advantage of the Wolfies is that the straps...

One advantage of the Wolfies is that the straps fit under the passenger seat, the setups with the wide connection straps (like Altrider and GiantLoop) don't. Important only when you ride two-up.
Forum: Vendors 05-01-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,264
Posted By picard
+1 fast response to my question, simple process,...

+1 fast response to my question, simple process, nice discount, quick shipping. No complaints at all. Thanks Brad and RidersDiscount.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By picard
110/80-19 is the correct size.

110/80-19 is the correct size.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 976
Posted By picard
Two up with a good fraction of off road riding...

Two up with a good fraction of off road riding I'll be happy to get 30k miles out of them. On our LT the shocks were toast after 30k miles on the highway.
We are both relatively light, and don't...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 868
Posted By picard
Good to know :thumb

Good to know :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,109
Posted By picard
Agreed for the price they could throw in a nice...

Agreed for the price they could throw in a nice tool kit. They might be omitting it for weight reasons (everyone is worked up over a few pounds). They might be doing it because most people don't do...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 121,413
Posted By picard
Page 122 in the manual. After installing the...

Page 122 in the manual. After installing the front wheel and axle, you compress the front fork a couple of times and then torque the axle bolt and the pinch bolts. This helps line things up correctly.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By picard
I had Clymers and Haynes for various bikes I...

I had Clymers and Haynes for various bikes I think the Haynes seriously lack in picture quality compared to the Clymers. The Clymers lack organization.
Both lack in accuracy - they all have a few...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 13,098
Views: 1,777,993
Posted By picard
Hee Hee. :clap Norcal has always been a...

Hee Hee. :clap

Norcal has always been a special place.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 620
Posted By picard
:clap

:clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 620
Posted By picard
Yes that works, too. Nice alternative after you...

Yes that works, too. Nice alternative after you hit 65 on top of the Mesa. I would follow the Divide Road over the Uncompahgre Plateau all the way to the Dallas Divide though and not go down into...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 620
Posted By picard
Gunnison to CB you could do Ohio Creek Rd.

Gunnison to CB you could do Ohio Creek Rd.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 620
Posted By picard
You could go over McClure, then right 265 to...

You could go over McClure, then right 265 to Collbran (dirt), then 125 over the Mesa (dirt) and down to Cedaredge (Surface Creek Rd I think?) and delta(Paved) then up to the Divide Road (dirt) spits...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 924
Posted By picard
I'll PM you. There are quite a few fun GS-able...

I'll PM you. There are quite a few fun GS-able places west of here. Lots of snow in the foothills last week as you know so It'll have to wait a week or two.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By picard
Yep. Wolfgang is the man.

Yep. Wolfgang is the man.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 924
Posted By picard
You are at high altitude (like me) which is why...

You are at high altitude (like me) which is why the mpg is better (20% less air - 20% less fuel.

I ride two-up off road with my wife and the mpg drops from the high 40s to 50 on road to about 40...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 911
Posted By picard
+1 - not exactly a delicacy but this has worked...

+1 - not exactly a delicacy but this has worked for me.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 705
Posted By picard
He mentioned two-up with luggage. If he switches...

He mentioned two-up with luggage. If he switches back and forth between solo and two-up (with or without luggage) then the preload ring adjustment gets old pretty fast.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 705
Posted By picard
There should either be a remote preload adjuster...

There should either be a remote preload adjuster like on the stock shock and if not, there will be a screw collar that allows to adjust precompression (preload) on the spring.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,124
Posted By picard
When I bought my 1150 back in 2005 it came with a...

When I bought my 1150 back in 2005 it came with a tall CB. never liked that windshield for reasons you mention - sold it and got a GSA w/s which worked much better for me (I'm 6'2"). Or go back to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,663
Posted By picard
Ah, nonsense. Birkies are totally out. Nobody...

Ah, nonsense. Birkies are totally out. Nobody wears them any more.
Got to have these nowadays! :lol3

http://www.sanuk.com/
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-18-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By picard
Good to know. I guess. Da Google for once does...

Good to know. I guess. Da Google for once does not know.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-18-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 909
Posted By picard
I only pay the $100 for the basic service (G2 no...

I only pay the $100 for the basic service (G2 no tracking), plus $15-ish each for me and the wife for the SAR. My renewal was due last September.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-18-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,189
Posted By picard
+1 They closely check DL and sig match every...

+1 They closely check DL and sig match every time.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-18-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,189
Posted By picard
According to the NPS site, and my experience,...

According to the NPS site, and my experience, this is wrong.



What about motorcycle drivers who purchase an Annual Pass? An Annual Pass permits entrance for two motorcycles IF the two people...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-17-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By picard
Desolate. Did you ever try and ride all the way...

Desolate. Did you ever try and ride all the way around?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,814
Posted By picard
That is red alright.

That is red alright.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,179
Posted By picard
You could have done a bit more searching.... ...

You could have done a bit more searching.... :freaky

The rear rim is 4.5" the same as the 800GS which runs 150/70.
The front is pretty wide (1/2" or 20% more than the previous models) but many...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-16-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,111
Posted By picard
The frozen dead guy is thawing quickly. 61...

The frozen dead guy is thawing quickly. 61 degrees in Ned right now
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 756
Posted By picard
I could not run the 40mm risers on my 14 GSLC...

I could not run the 40mm risers on my 14 GSLC either. Did not want to move the lines behind the fork legs because of concern with squeezing them at full lock.
Traded for 25mm risers. Compromise,...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,585
Posted By picard
what year is your GSA? dry or wet tire sizes? No...

what year is your GSA? dry or wet tire sizes? No Heidis yet in the correct size for wethead.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-12-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 13,098
Views: 1,777,993
Posted By picard
Hmmm... no title...

Hmmm... no title...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-12-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 16,446
Views: 2,625,581
Posted By picard
Darn Tapatalk. Never really liked that app. ...

Darn Tapatalk. Never really liked that app.
Thanks for letting me know though - that is good to remember. :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By picard
Or get a PDM where you can program a delay. ...

Or get a PDM where you can program a delay.

EDIT: doesn't the canbus outlet only come on after the engine is started? maybe tap into that circuit.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-11-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 16,446
Views: 2,625,581
Posted By picard
sold

sold
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-11-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,678
Posted By picard
So I just found out from Garmin support that they...

So I just found out from Garmin support that they have significantly reduced the number of tiles in the 24K and 100K maps in the last few years, because the GPS units have much larger memory these...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,841
Posted By picard
Depends on whether you want lockable I'd guess....

Depends on whether you want lockable I'd guess. Top Box adds more empty weight than a duffel.
One-up you can put a duffel across the passenger seat which is better for load distribution, and add...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,361
Posted By picard
Looking good, except for the hipster front tire....

Looking good, except for the hipster front tire. :freaky

But, of course you are working with the man who made the orange seduction machine :tb so it pretty much has to come out good at the end.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,034
Posted By picard
True dat. ^^^ Was just trying to answer the...

True dat. ^^^
Was just trying to answer the OP's question...
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