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Forum: The Garage 07-03-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 558
Posted By SEWERMAN
Hey thanks for the link. I would like to put on...

Hey thanks for the link. I would like to put on some kind of fork boot but there is a history of overheating problems with the 650's when boots are used...blocks to much airflow to the radiator or...
Forum: The Garage 07-02-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 558
Posted By SEWERMAN
Leak Proof Fork Seals-Any Info?

I'm replacing my fork seals-again on my 650 Dakar, I was told about "Leak Proof Seals" I don't have any knowledge on this brand....I'd like to hear if anyone can give props to these or if I should...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 814
Posted By SEWERMAN
New Tire for 2014 GSA

So I have a whopping 1100 miles on my once new TKC 80's and it's about shot. I'm looking to put a new rear on and wanted to purchase a K60 Scout but what I've been told is that they won't fit on a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-20-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,623
Posted By SEWERMAN
Thanks. Looks Like South Sound wins by 1 vote. I...

Thanks. Looks Like South Sound wins by 1 vote. I give them a call.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-20-2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Posted By SEWERMAN
About 150$/day. Looks like there's not much...

About 150$/day.
Looks like there's not much riding to do by the lack of suggestions.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-19-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,623
Posted By SEWERMAN
Advice on BMW Dealerships

I need a good recommendation for a BMW dealership in WA or OR, preferably around the Seattle area but not necessarily limited to that. I'll be purchasing a bike from out of state and I'd like to find...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-19-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Posted By SEWERMAN
Need Itinerary Advice for 10 Day Trip

Ill be flying to LA from Alaska and renting a 1200GS for 10 days end of Febuary through March, I need some local advice. I'm interested in the "must rides" for a bigger bike. I've done some limited...
Forum: Alaska 10-09-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,419
Posted By SEWERMAN
So here is the bomb; I want a new 2014 GSA. I...

So here is the bomb; I want a new 2014 GSA. I didn't know that you could buy local and have it delivered to another dealership, does the other dealership have a charge for that i wonder? I'd like to...
Forum: Alaska 10-09-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,419
Posted By SEWERMAN
Actually I'm thinking of spending someone eleses...

Actually I'm thinking of spending someone eleses money if there is anyone who wants to sponsor me :ear I can smile once in awhile for the camera and make a couple You Tube clips. I'm really...
Forum: Alaska 10-08-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,419
Posted By SEWERMAN
Question If you could....

If you could buy a new bike from any dealer in the US of A where would it be and why?
Forum: Alaska 08-11-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 29,143
Posted By SEWERMAN
Good By TKC-Hello Heidenau

I've ridden TKC's on my 650 Dakar for a very long time but I have to say I'm tired of putting a new rear tire on every season. I had a chance to ride on some K60's while in Death Valley last winter...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,040
Posted By SEWERMAN
All good stuff and makes sense now that I...

All good stuff and makes sense now that I consider the fork angle. It definitely feels like I'm trying to pull my CG forward especially on hills. I work with these suggestions and see what I can do.
Forum: The Garage 07-25-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 658
Posted By SEWERMAN
Tear in Tube

I got a flat a pulled out the rear tube- it had a tear/split about 3" long right in the centerline of the tube running longitudinally. I could not find any significant tire damage and felt around...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,040
Posted By SEWERMAN
Thanks but this site does not seem to simulate a...

Thanks but this site does not seem to simulate a standing position on the bike...unless I'm just missing it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,040
Posted By SEWERMAN
Exactly, I had to keep my knees more bent than...

Exactly, I had to keep my knees more bent than usual and it felt like a was squatting on my bike rather than being able to stand tall and get over my front wheel when climbing. Anyway I can simulate...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,040
Posted By SEWERMAN
Standing Up-Getting the Ergo's Right

I put 25mm risers on my bike over the winter knowing that my stock bar height was not elevated high enough, I'm 5'11' riding a 650 Dakar, I just got back from a Prudhoe Bay trip and I had to play...
Forum: Alaska 07-18-2013, 12:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,748
Posted By SEWERMAN
I'll look out for you

I'm leaving Friday for Deadhorse, unfortunately I'm riding solo on a 650 Dakar with fly rode on board. Good to know there will be some folks heading up around the same time. I'll probably be a day...
Forum: Alaska 04-02-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 29,143
Posted By SEWERMAN
K60 experience

I've run TKC exclusively on my bike and love them so I may be a little bias but..

I was riding this past winter in Death Valley for a week on a 1200 GSA and had a terrible time with the front tire...
Forum: Alaska 02-06-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By SEWERMAN
:clap Awesome! Thanks Mark. I'm going to...

:clap Awesome! Thanks Mark. I'm going to contact these guys and see what I can set up. I'll take a thumper over a hog any day! And guess I won't need that extra insurance coverage on the rental...
Forum: Alaska 02-06-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By SEWERMAN
Hawaii Bike Rentals?

I notice Hawaii is not included in any of the regional forums...SInce so many Alaskans seem to venture to HI I'm wondering if anyone can help me get my mid-winter riding fix on the Big Island? Any...
Forum: Alaska 09-18-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,132
Posted By SEWERMAN
I'll add to this...

So I was about to post a new thread asking for some advice and came across this thread:

I have no experience with Trail End so I can't say a thing about them but I've had plenty of experience with...
Forum: Alaska 04-01-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 33,772
Posted By SEWERMAN
1. Copy these instructions along with the most...

1. Copy these instructions along with the most current list of names.
2. Hit "New Reply" button (no, not the "quote" button).
3. Paste your copy.
4. Add the next number and your name; each member...
Forum: Alaska 09-30-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By SEWERMAN
Thanks Charlie: It looks like I might be able to...

Thanks Charlie: It looks like I might be able to give the jacket to a friend of the owner who lives in Eagle River, if it doesn't work out I'll let you know.
Forum: Alaska 09-29-2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By SEWERMAN
Homer anyone?

I was wondering if anyone was riding to Homer this weekend and might be able to deliver a lost and found jacket to a rider who lives there?
Forum: Alaska 09-28-2009, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By SEWERMAN
The jacket found it's owner! Pretty cool.

The jacket found it's owner! Pretty cool.
Forum: Alaska 09-21-2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By SEWERMAN
Wink Found on Road: Riders Jacket-Heated

I found a plug in heated jacket that someone must of lost off the back of their bike, if your that special someone than tell me something special about this jacket and where I might have found it and...
Forum: Alaska 06-24-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By SEWERMAN
Thanks, good info. If it's blowin stink and/or...

Thanks, good info. If it's blowin stink and/or horizontal rain I may detour.
Forum: Alaska 06-24-2009, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By SEWERMAN
Eagle River to Deadhorse-Tonight.

Just wanted to give a "heads up" to any riders who are not going to Dawson this year. I'll be riding up to Deadhorse starting this evening and returning on Sunday, if anyone is heading up that way...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 390
Posted By SEWERMAN
F650 GS Dakar Shift Lever-Adjustment?

Any suggestions on how to deal with a shift lever that is angled to low...I can't get my new riding boots under the lever. I've read that it is adjustable?? Any aftermarket suggestions?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2008, 11:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,922
Posted By SEWERMAN
Very Cool. I contacted the school @ SC, planning...

Very Cool. I contacted the school @ SC, planning to go in the spring since riding in AK doesn't really get going until April if we're lucky.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-07-2008, 02:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,922
Posted By SEWERMAN
Sounds like I need to move the UK. Interesting...

Sounds like I need to move the UK. Interesting though, I did call on registration for the classes and it sounds like they're fairly popular here, surprised no one from the US has responded.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-07-2008, 10:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,922
Posted By SEWERMAN
BMW Off Road Classes

Has anyone taken the "offroad classes" offered by BMW? If so did you think it was benficial to your riding skills? I've been riding dual sport for 5 years and get about 30% of my riding time off...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-07-2008, 10:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,792
Posted By SEWERMAN
Thumb Welcome to Rehab

COngrats Mike on your successful surgery:

Being a PT myself and having shoulder issues as well, it sounds like you should be good to go by this spring. The best piece of advice I can give you is...
Forum: The Garage 06-25-2008, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By SEWERMAN
Thanks for the info. Might sound stupid but what...

Thanks for the info. Might sound stupid but what is RTV?
Forum: The Garage 06-24-2008, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By SEWERMAN
No set screws although I might be able to drill...

No set screws although I might be able to drill for one, I do like the rubber cement option however, I'll probably try that first since it does not require any alteration of the origional component.
Forum: The Garage 06-24-2008, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By SEWERMAN
Maybe BMW makes an offical "BMW Epoxy" that I can...

Maybe BMW makes an offical "BMW Epoxy" that I can use.?
Forum: The Garage 06-24-2008, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By SEWERMAN
Question Speed Sensing Mirror

ANY SUGGESTIONS ON HOW TO FIX A MIRROR FOR A 650GS DAKAR THAT FOLDS BACK WHEN I HIT AN UNDISCOLSED SPEED....WITHOUT KNOWING THE COEFICIENT OF FRICTION FOR THE "BALL AND SOCKET" LIKE JOINT OF THE...
Forum: Alaska 06-16-2008, 11:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,066
Posted By SEWERMAN
Leaving Anchortown Wed late morning..

Riding a 2003 F650 Dakar:ricky , looking for others along the way. Staying at the Golden Bear Wed night than a run for the border :rilla
Forum: Alaska 06-04-2008, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 67,075
Posted By SEWERMAN
Wink Thanks, great info. I'm just going to show and...

Thanks, great info. I'm just going to show and see which one of these places has space so my bike can get a soft piece of grass to park on.
Forum: Alaska 06-03-2008, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 67,075
Posted By SEWERMAN
Camping In Tok

Any beta on camping in Tok if I'm looking to stay wed night? More specifically any particular palces to avoid?:ear
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