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Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 563
Posted By VancouverBob
I have a friend from Ohio that stores his bike at...

I have a friend from Ohio that stores his bike at our house on the West Coast. It's and 1150, but I would imagine you could do the same thing. His failed and was diagnosed by the local BMW dealer. ...
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 32,579
Posted By VancouverBob
They're out there, you just need to be patient. ...

They're out there, you just need to be patient. It took me a year to find exactly what I was looking for. If you're open to shipping, it opens up more opportunities.

Try Pelicans, Craigslist,...
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 32,579
Posted By VancouverBob
My new toy to go with my GS! ...

My new toy to go with my GS!

http://i78.photobucket.com/albums/j87/rwilthew/R1200S/IMG_1249.jpg

I have a new Akrapovic system coming and some other goodies.

I've raced and been a track day...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-19-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 923
Posted By VancouverBob
Coastie, See my response to your thread in...

Coastie,

See my response to your thread in the CA Regional forum. You need to check out Grants Pass or Bend. I'm in a similar position, looking for that perfect retirement location. I'm looking...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-18-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,356
Posted By VancouverBob
If you're looking at southern, OR, I would highly...

If you're looking at southern, OR, I would highly suggest looking at Grants Pass. Its a really nice river town with nice amenities and great Southern OR weather. I'm in a similar situation as you...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-11-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,273
Posted By VancouverBob
Live in the Clark County area (Vancouver,...

Live in the Clark County area (Vancouver, Ridgefield, Battleground, etc). I live in Ridgefield and I'm 20 minutes from PDX which I think is one of the nicest airports in the country and I've...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-28-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,152
Posted By VancouverBob
Did you notice my comment about others have had...

Did you notice my comment about others have had issues?? :huh

I guess it is official since their web site says "Going Out Of Business - Liquidation Sale"
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-28-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,152
Posted By VancouverBob
Is this for sure? I stopped in there just to see...

Is this for sure? I stopped in there just to see what the sign was all about and the parts guys said that they were hoping to reach a solution with some kind of possible lease back to stay in...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-08-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,102
Posted By VancouverBob
Hey Dave, where you headed on Sunday in the GP? ...

Hey Dave, where you headed on Sunday in the GP? Anywhere a portly 800GS could follow? :D
Forum: Vendors 08-19-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,382
Posted By VancouverBob
Gary, I have an Autocom Pro that I'd like to...

Gary,

I have an Autocom Pro that I'd like to boost the volume on since I wear ear plugs while riding. I use it pretty much as an intercom, but I'd like to be able to listen to music as well. Can...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-09-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2,560
Views: 278,504
Posted By VancouverBob
LD, I might be interested as well. Post...

LD,

I might be interested as well. Post something up when you've finalized plans.

I'd probably either just stay in Packwood after the ride or head back home from there the same day hopefully...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-08-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,141
Posted By VancouverBob
Hey Dave, you still planning on going out this...

Hey Dave, you still planning on going out this weekend? If you're planning on riding, I'd prefer Sunday if that's doable, but I can be flexible. Let me know if you're still planning on it. Looking...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-06-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2,560
Views: 278,504
Posted By VancouverBob
Agreed, already figuring out alternates! :clap

Agreed, already figuring out alternates! :clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-05-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2,560
Views: 278,504
Posted By VancouverBob
Well no joy from the southern starting point...

Well no joy from the southern starting point either. I was anticipating a fun day and making it at least up to the southern side of the blockage that was noted by folks attempting to head south from...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-30-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 625
Posted By VancouverBob
I'll be trying to see how far I can get from...

I'll be trying to see how far I can get from Carson north this weekend, so I'll let you know from that direction. Lot's 'O snow up there!

Bob
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-29-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,141
Posted By VancouverBob
Sounds great Dave, count me in. I'm getting some...

Sounds great Dave, count me in. I'm getting some TKC80's put on the 800, so it will great to try them out.

I should be available either day.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-27-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 33,261
Posted By VancouverBob
Cyclops will have some in 10 days according to...

Cyclops will have some in 10 days according to the South African distributor. Back to Cyclops!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-27-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,141
Posted By VancouverBob
Dave, I sent you a PM. Long time no talk to! I...

Dave, I sent you a PM. Long time no talk to! I knew I couldn't stay away from dirt completely! :D I'm getting TKC80s put on the 800, so if you are thinking of going back up there next weekend, and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-27-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2,560
Views: 278,504
Posted By VancouverBob
Anyone know if the first couple of sections...

Anyone know if the first couple of sections starting at Carson via the Butler map are clear up to Packwood? Based on my ride yesterday to do some exploring north of Cougar, I'm guessing not!:(:
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-27-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By VancouverBob
Please let me know as well. I was up around many...

Please let me know as well. I was up around many of the backroads north of Cougar yesterday and most routes were still blocked by snow. Still getting used to the girth of the 800!

I plan on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-26-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 33,261
Posted By VancouverBob
I went on the Cyclops link and it says the...

I went on the Cyclops link and it says the product is unavailable and there is no way to add it to my cart, so I guess they don't carry it? Is the US distributor in South Africa the only way to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-26-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By VancouverBob
What day next week? I get a two day holiday on...

What day next week? I get a two day holiday on Mon/Tue! :D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-25-2011, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By VancouverBob
Perhaps I should have said riders of bigger dual...

Perhaps I should have said riders of bigger dual sports! :D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-24-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By VancouverBob
Bigger Dual Sport Riders

Any other 800GS riders in the area that get out regularly? Looking for riders of some of the more portly dual sports to hook up with for some weekend rides. Ex racer and experienced dirt biker now...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By VancouverBob
Yep. I have no idea what the difference between...

Yep. I have no idea what the difference between the "standard" and the BMW specific one is? :hmmmmm
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By VancouverBob
Thanks! That's what I was looking for, since...

Thanks! That's what I was looking for, since local places have the standard Pit Bull Front Stand in stock. I figured I'd have to have the center stand on some platform to get the rear off the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By VancouverBob
Pit Bull Stand and R1200GS

Question about the standard Pit Bull front fork lift and the one that is specific to the 2005+ R1200 series. Is there any reason that the BMW specific lift is needed, or does the standard one work?...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-14-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 55,193
Posted By VancouverBob
Got mine as well :clap I'll post up once I...

Got mine as well :clap

I'll post up once I find out if I have the magic version that allows the full rotation :D
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-28-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,715
Posted By VancouverBob
The Mudsling works great, but it does require...

The Mudsling works great, but it does require cutting notches if you have Jesse Bag Mounts. Still pretty easy though. I have their cylinder guards as well, much nicer looking than alternatives. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-17-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,046
Posted By VancouverBob
I keep having to fill mine with gas. It really...

I keep having to fill mine with gas. It really sucks! :rofl
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-03-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 55,193
Posted By VancouverBob
I'm assuming I'm late to the party since the "all...

I'm assuming I'm late to the party since the "all goneski" post? Crapola.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-12-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 55,193
Posted By VancouverBob
Add me please! :clap

Add me please! :clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-12-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,798
Posted By VancouverBob
Must be the people this attracted! :D Did...

Must be the people this attracted! :D

Did anyone else notice that its supposed to be 97 degrees on Sunday!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-10-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,798
Posted By VancouverBob
Hells, I'd really like to make this, but I...

Hells,

I'd really like to make this, but I have a business trip early Monday morning to Denver with some prep required. If I can get it done, I'll be there.

If you see a Lava Orange 800GS pull...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-09-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,798
Posted By VancouverBob
ARG! I wish I could. My wife and I are on a...

ARG! I wish I could. My wife and I are on a European motorcycle trip through the Alps and down to Corsica at that time, but I'll be back on Sept 27th, so hopefully the weather wii still be nice...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-09-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,798
Posted By VancouverBob
Thanks Clapped, I've read some of your reports...

Thanks Clapped, I've read some of your reports and see that you live in Ridgefield as well. I think you said you ride a 250, so you're just a tad more maneuverable than me!

I was out 81 and 83...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-08-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,798
Posted By VancouverBob
Gifford Pinchot Explorers?

Looking for a few folks with similar bikes and exploring interests to hook for rides up in all parts of the Gifford Pinchot...well maybe not ALL parts!

I used to be into hard core dirt riding, but...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-10-2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 923
Posted By VancouverBob
We just came back from a trip to Glacier on 25...

We just came back from a trip to Glacier on 25 last Sunday and there are no issues at all. 23 is open as well and I plan to ride that tomorrow after stopping for a latte in Trout Lake!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-25-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By VancouverBob
I talked to a Forest Ranger today and he stated...

I talked to a Forest Ranger today and he stated that 25 is open as of today. 23 remains closed above the 90/23 junction. Looks like I'll be going up 25!

He also said their server has been down...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-24-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By VancouverBob
Yep, saw that, I was just commenting that there...

Yep, saw that, I was just commenting that there were no current updates with the warmer weather. Guess I'll just keep an eye on it and hope for the best!'
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