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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-03-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,303
Posted By kfsinc
He was WEARING that helmet while riding!! Pretty...

He was WEARING that helmet while riding!! Pretty sure it's not DOT approved :lol3

I failed to get a picture of his get-up -- just as outrageous as the bike! :eek1
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,241
Posted By kfsinc
I have a '96 1100 and I've spent considerable...

I have a '96 1100 and I've spent considerable time on an '04 1150 GSA.

The 1100 is simpler and feels a little lighter. The GSA is just 'bigger', big tank, more crash bar, big metal cans in back. ...
Forum: The Garage 04-20-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,279
Posted By kfsinc
If your objective is: low price, minimal use for...

If your objective is: low price, minimal use for lug nuts and other big stuff -- get the HF 1/2" electric. I swap winter and summer wheels on my car and this works fine. It's a bit clunky and heavy...
Forum: The Garage 04-20-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,940
Posted By kfsinc
I'd add: Get yourself a rolling multi-drawer...

I'd add: Get yourself a rolling multi-drawer tool cabinet from Home Depot, Craftsman, Harbor Freight, etc. Keep all of your tools in it, and make a habit of putting them back in the same drawer...
Forum: The Garage 04-20-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 3,140
Views: 449,765
Posted By kfsinc
Been there, done that - kind of a PIA getting the...

Been there, done that - kind of a PIA getting the exhaust off/on just so you can get at the motor. Did the water pump and valves while I had it opened up.
Forum: Americas 04-14-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,635
Posted By kfsinc
I took several trips on my 650 -- the bike is NOT...

I took several trips on my 650 -- the bike is NOT the issue.

Ride till you get sick of it, rest, repeat. Drink plenty of water, wear bicycle shorts (with the shammy ass), dry fit top, wind proof...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-13-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By kfsinc
Well, you can camp at the track if you want. ...

Well, you can camp at the track if you want. Very much in the center of the action. Not sure about the amenities.

Plymouth Rock is across the road and pretty nice. They also have small cabins...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By kfsinc
1100 GS 4-ways don't work

I have a 1996 R1100GS with about 65K on it. Generally pretty good condition.

The four way flashers (hazard) won't come on with the dash switch. Blinkers work and will all flash if I hold both...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-17-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 196,457
Posted By kfsinc
Very Nice!! Sure wish the weather in CL was as...

Very Nice!! Sure wish the weather in CL was as nice today as when you took those pics!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-15-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 993
Posted By kfsinc
oops, fixed. thanks. and yes, very wide and...

oops, fixed. thanks.

and yes, very wide and long.

seemed comfortable to sit in.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-15-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 993
Posted By kfsinc
Enjoyed the show for a few hours today. ...

Enjoyed the show for a few hours today.

Seems like there were more dual sports than average. Lots of bikes and people.

Spent some time talking to Dusty from Moskomoto.com -- outstanding...
Forum: The Garage 02-10-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,063
Posted By kfsinc
Find a local ReStore (Habitat for Humanity Store)...

Find a local ReStore (Habitat for Humanity Store) They have lots of counter tops for very little money.

Also look in the Free section of Craigslist -- We've sourced hundreds of feet of granite...
Forum: The Garage 02-10-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,397
Posted By kfsinc
Black ceilings look great, but don't do much for...

Black ceilings look great, but don't do much for reflecting light. You will end up with a pretty dark room, that may not be all that inviting. Or, you'll end up spending a boatload on lighting...
Forum: The Garage 01-20-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,889
Posted By kfsinc
Sounds like a shore power set-up used to connect...

Sounds like a shore power set-up used to connect boats to power when they are at the dock would work. Weather proof application, easily connected/dis-connected, flexible. Lots of configurations...
Forum: The Garage 01-12-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,393
Posted By kfsinc
Consider looking on Craigslist or ebay - lots of...

Consider looking on Craigslist or ebay - lots of guys out there selling these types of things. You may be able to get a really good deal on a used one.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,576
Posted By kfsinc
Here's a great site with complete info an both:...

Here's a great site with complete info an both: https://micapeak.com/bmw/gs/

Not sure if Marc is an inmate here, but he's done a great job of detailing the various GS models. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,576
Posted By kfsinc
I have a '96 1100 with the old transmission and...

I have a '96 1100 with the old transmission and lower first. I find that I have good low speed power and plenty of torque when in gravel etc. The Tranny has been skipping in second gear for the...
Forum: The Garage 11-07-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,781
Posted By kfsinc
This...

This (http://www.parts-express.com/pyramid-ps15k-10-amp-power-supply-138-vdc-10a--120-538?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=pla) looks like exactly what you're looking for.

$70

From...
Forum: The Garage 10-30-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,040
Posted By kfsinc
I have a Franke (http://www.frankeusa.com/)...

I have a Franke (http://www.frankeusa.com/) Stainless that's about 12 years old. Shines up nicely. Noise is a big issue with Stainless also -- like anything else, get a good one and make sure it...
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,917
Posted By kfsinc
Fun RR! Thanks for the pictures of Port...

Fun RR! Thanks for the pictures of Port Washington! I grew up there and a friend's family actually lived at that Light House when her dad was in the Coast Guard. I've also spent some quality time...
Forum: The Garage 10-16-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,460
Posted By kfsinc
This guy did a nice job on his: ...

This guy did a nice job on his: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1013608

but for $300, the HF one is very nice. :deal
Forum: The Garage 09-18-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,479
Posted By kfsinc
Sounds like you're using an inventory management...

Sounds like you're using an inventory management system that comes with a commercial ERP system like Oracle or SAP. Both vendors have the capability you're talking about and way more. That cross...
Forum: Americas 09-01-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,193
Posted By kfsinc
Three things to think about: 1) Wind...

Three things to think about:

1) Wind protection -- anything over 50 mph and you're gonna want a good, correctly sized windscreen. Test what ever you get at well above that speed. Constant...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,729
Posted By kfsinc
I've put many miles on a friends '04 GSA --...

I've put many miles on a friends '04 GSA -- outstanding bike! I've also rented two different 1200's, both pre-water head. Nice bikes, but not as planted on the road as the 1150. Off road (gravel)...
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,399
Posted By kfsinc
+1 on Russell -- I buy them at TJMaxx -- other...

+1 on Russell -- I buy them at TJMaxx -- other brands work well also, but I like the fit of the Russell's. I've gone to all dry fit type tee shirts -- even under dress shirts.

Key thing for me...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-18-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,869
Posted By kfsinc
Thanks for the help with this -- outstanding...

Thanks for the help with this -- outstanding information.

I've found that using maps and routing (Google or Apple) on my iPhone 5 sucks the life out of the battery very quickly. I'm guessing...
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 846
Posted By kfsinc
I used the suction cup mount on the headlight. ...

I used the suction cup mount on the headlight. Worked very well. And to my surprise, the engine sound was outstanding, but there was barely any wind noise.

For safety, I also used a long cord...
Forum: The Garage 07-07-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,261
Posted By kfsinc
Talk to your local beer distributor. Google or...

Talk to your local beer distributor. Google or talk to your local bar, or liquor store, they can make the connection for you.

The distributor may be able to hook you up with a used unit and will...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-28-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By kfsinc
I'll be the first to chime -- and I'm sure there...

I'll be the first to chime -- and I'm sure there will be others. I have an R1100GS with 60K on it. I've rented and ridden the R1200 NON Waterhead. I've also put lots of miles on a friends R1150...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-09-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,362
Posted By kfsinc
The weather won't be your problem. Mosquitos and...

The weather won't be your problem. Mosquitos and black flies will eat you alive this time of year. :eek1 Word is the cold winter just made them bigger...
Forum: The Garage 06-04-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,412
Posted By kfsinc
I'm really thinking that I need a tool cabinet or...

I'm really thinking that I need a tool cabinet or cart WITHOUT drawers for just this reason.

Tools are pretty well organized in two cabinets with drawers now and I have a 40" high wooden thing on...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-29-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,170
Posted By kfsinc
I know this is a long shot, but I thought I'd...

I know this is a long shot, but I thought I'd give it a try.

A friend needs a 26 foot boat moved from Northern Illinois to the Charlotte, NC area. Nice boat on a tandem axle trailer. Towing...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,938
Posted By kfsinc
good stuff -- reminded me of skiing the back...

good stuff -- reminded me of skiing the back bowls of Vail :clap
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-06-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4,752
Views: 795,654
Posted By kfsinc
Saw this in your other add -- just curios, how...

Saw this in your other add -- just curios, how did you get it filled, home delivery? Price competitive with pump diesel, or more of a convenience thing?
Forum: The Garage 04-29-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3,140
Views: 449,765
Posted By kfsinc
I store my off season tires and wheels stacked on...

I store my off season tires and wheels stacked on top each other on a four caster wooden platform. I put a piece of plywood on top and it makes for a handy roll around work table.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 37,710
Views: 9,954,003
Posted By kfsinc
Oracle -- in the office complex behind the old...

Oracle -- in the office complex behind the old Kmart building.
Forum: Vendors 04-29-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 368
Posted By kfsinc
Outstanding!! No current plans to be in the...

Outstanding!!

No current plans to be in the area, but will certainly keep this in mind.

Congrats on the new venture!

Karl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 37,710
Views: 9,954,003
Posted By kfsinc
Our Detroit office has been there for many years,...

Our Detroit office has been there for many years, always get a kick out of it. :D:D
Forum: The Garage 04-24-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,044
Posted By kfsinc
I use the cheap plastic coily things from HF. ...

I use the cheap plastic coily things from HF. They usually last 5 plus years and when they break, I throw them out and ante up another $15 or so for a new one.

This is very casual around the...
Forum: The Garage 04-24-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6,533
Views: 2,923,541
Posted By kfsinc
Gladiators are outstanding, but expensive. I...

Gladiators are outstanding, but expensive. I like those above, wonder what brand?

Craigslist and other sites often have commercial grade stuff at pennies on the dollar.

Not sure of your...
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