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Forum: Hacks 12-26-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,856
Posted By Gasket
Was that at Fife BMW?

Was that at Fife BMW?
Forum: Hacks 12-25-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,986
Posted By Gasket
Amen Norms. I don't have a Ural (yet) and am...

Amen Norms. I don't have a Ural (yet) and am looking at several options but from another guy with a lot of miles on two wheels plus a fair amount of gray hair, a good windscreen is a must. Several...
Forum: Hacks 12-25-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,260
Posted By Gasket
I like that you've included a mallet. I have...

I like that you've included a mallet. I have memories of being out in the middle of nowhere and trying to find a suitable rock to do a bit of pounding on a sticky bolt.
Forum: Hacks 12-14-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,404
Posted By Gasket
Thanks gents. That is some good information. ...

Thanks gents. That is some good information. That's bad news on the trannie. I always wonder how a good motorcycle manufacturer could come up with a trannie change that potently shortens the life...
Forum: Hacks 12-13-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,404
Posted By Gasket
R100 GS with Ural sidecar

It's been a long time since I've posted gents. I parted with my beautiful 1150GS some years ago and then gave my very tricked out DL1000 Vstrom to my son, deciding after a couple of incidents that...
Forum: Hacks 10-08-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2,684
Views: 419,686
Posted By Gasket
This is an excellent thread. Since I sold all of...

This is an excellent thread. Since I sold all of my bikes, to include an 1150GS and a VStrom DL1000, I've been considering a Ural.

I assumed the later models were fairly solid machines but...
Forum: Hacks 05-19-2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 25,875
Posted By Gasket
Great pics. I parted with my 2001 GS last summer...

Great pics. I parted with my 2001 GS last summer with the intention of getting a sidecar rig. So far I've been trying to become more knowledgeable about sidecars, have learned some do's and don'ts,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2008, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,296
Posted By Gasket
http://www.wolfmanluggage.com/Expedition/LgExpTank...

http://www.wolfmanluggage.com/Expedition/LgExpTankBag.html
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2008, 12:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,851
Posted By Gasket
My gosh. I just checked into the forum after an...

My gosh. I just checked into the forum after an absence and saw this for the first time. It is numbing...Awful. I cannot even find the words...They were doing what so many of us have wanted to do...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2008, 09:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 322
Posted By Gasket
Need a little help for some British friends on route planning

This might seem to be a bit of an odd request but I thought perhaps some of the SOCAL adventure guys could help. Some Brit friends are riding across country and will be stopping in Lone Pine on 395...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2008, 11:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 858
Posted By Gasket
Hmmm. I did that and it is still cycling. I'll...

Hmmm. I did that and it is still cycling. I'll wait until I get to the shop and let them do the reset and check the battery at the same time. With my crappy luck on this trip I'd probably fry...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2008, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 858
Posted By Gasket
Thank you Jim. I spoke to a service rep at SD...

Thank you Jim. I spoke to a service rep at SD BMW and he suggested that a weak battery could cause the ABS to go squirrelly. I think he was trying to tell me not to think I have a $2300 repair bill...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2008, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 858
Posted By Gasket
JJ, I wasn't sure where the best place to post it...

JJ, I wasn't sure where the best place to post it would be. Thanks...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2008, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 858
Posted By Gasket
2001 1150gs Abs Light Cycling

Excuse me if this is a dupe but I posted a question in the garage a bit ago and then came back and cannot find it. Even did a search and nothing popped up.
I am passing through Sacramento on my...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-06-2008, 10:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,306
Posted By Gasket
Never mind on the address. I just read his web...

Never mind on the address. I just read his web site...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-06-2008, 10:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,306
Posted By Gasket
I received an e-mail from him saying he would be...

I received an e-mail from him saying he would be coming north in April and asked him what timeframe he would be in the Seattle area. He had had not firmed up his travel plans yet so could not confrim...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-25-2008, 08:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,263
Posted By Gasket
I am returning from Florida on the 26th (flat...

I am returning from Florida on the 26th (flat terrain, long straight roads=boring riding) and am heading to Arizona on my GS. The trick will be getting through the mountain passes, even the Siskiyous...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-25-2008, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,454
Posted By Gasket
There is some off road riding within the park...

There is some off road riding within the park boundries off of 101 near Hoodsport. I am presently in Florida so don't have my map with me so might be off a bit on the exact entry location. I've only...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-22-2008, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 850
Posted By Gasket
Thanks all for your comments and suggestions. All...

Thanks all for your comments and suggestions. All good stuff which will help me prepare. There were a couple of surprises, like the north rim being closed until May.

GC Capt Ron, I'll PM ya....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-21-2008, 10:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 850
Posted By Gasket
The thought of joining the geriatric RV crowd is...

The thought of joining the geriatric RV crowd is not appealing so I'll be looking at all options. Some riders I know locally went in on a place in Yuma. It was a single wide with a garage with full...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-21-2008, 08:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 850
Posted By Gasket
Visiting Arizona

I'll be visiting Arizona for the first time in late March/April. I am trailering my GS from Washington to Sacramento where I'll leave the truck/trailer at my sister's home in Carmichael. I'll then...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-20-2008, 03:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,445
Posted By Gasket
So do we up in Washington state. We lived in...

So do we up in Washington state. We lived in Virginia for 11 years and used to sit out on the front porch and enjoy watching the thunderstorms pass through. Pretty dramatic. Now we can't sit on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2008, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 927
Posted By Gasket
I'm not sure if this is what you are after but I...

I'm not sure if this is what you are after but I have a GS with the 850 final drive and it is great. That change out is apparently a fairly standard modification. It does lower all of the gearing a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2008, 09:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,858
Posted By Gasket
I recall reading the same thing some time ago....

I recall reading the same thing some time ago. Supposedly on impact the lid could pop open and turn the rider into a candidate for girls PE as he flies over the tank. Terrible thought.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2008, 09:08 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,199
Posted By Gasket
I had a Touratech oil cooler cover sitting on my...

I had a Touratech oil cooler cover sitting on my workbench new in the package for over a year, being just too damn lazy to install it. After a ride one day I found a small screw embedded in the oil...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2008, 08:58 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,495
Posted By Gasket
These engines are good for at least 100K miles...

These engines are good for at least 100K miles and easily more with proper care (and depending on how you ride). I know a guy who had about 150K miles on an 1100GS.
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2008, 11:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,443
Posted By Gasket
I bought Cee Baileys for my Jesses almost two...

I bought Cee Baileys for my Jesses almost two years and think they are excellent quality. I have the four piece, two for the main bag and two for the lids. The lid bags hold a surprisingly large...
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,374
Posted By Gasket
I was able to find some gloves at Eagle Leathers...

I was able to find some gloves at Eagle Leathers in Tacoma. They are the synthetic/waterproof (supposedly) kind. Observations:

-Gauntlet is a bit tight but I can still get my First Gear Kili...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2008, 08:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,622
Posted By Gasket
I left the house at 7:30am on New Year's Day for...

I left the house at 7:30am on New Year's Day for a vintage MC club breakfast. It was about 32 deg F. I wore my First Gear pants/coat and my best cold weather gloves (and they are good ones). By the...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2008, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,608
Posted By Gasket
YZman, so what are those other cases and how are...

YZman, so what are those other cases and how are they mounted?
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,374
Posted By Gasket
Thanks for all of your comments and...

Thanks for all of your comments and recommendations. I should have posted a more temperate asking for advice rather than a rant. It really was a bad day. I found out that:

-My brand new Nissan...
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,374
Posted By Gasket
That is exactly what my plan was if I can't get...

That is exactly what my plan was if I can't get the liners. Hopefully I'll be able to find a set though.
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2008, 09:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,374
Posted By Gasket
I since found out that I probably misunderstood. ...

I since found out that I probably misunderstood. Gerbings is a good company but I sometimes have a short fuze when things go wrong.
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,849
Posted By Gasket
I've had a pair that I've hauled around for about...

I've had a pair that I've hauled around for about 25 years. I was just up in the attic looking at them the other day and they are in excellent shape. I've never used these but I rode a friends BMW...
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2008, 09:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,374
Posted By Gasket
This is the complete post. I hit the return in...

This is the complete post. I hit the return in the middle of the other one but can't delete it. Nothing has gone right today...
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2008, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By Gasket
sorry, see the correct post. I tried to delete...

sorry, see the correct post. I tried to delete this one but could not.
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2008, 07:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,374
Posted By Gasket
Slumed by Gerbing's

Gerbing'a Heated Clothing Inc. has a a dicked up marketing strategy.

During my ride across country in June of this year, and then to the southwest in September, cold hands were my most significant...
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2008, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By Gasket
Slumed by Gerbing's

This should have been deleted. Bad post. Tried again.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-06-2008, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8,059
Views: 3,138,202
Posted By Gasket
1967 TR6C. Still has originall ET ignition...

1967 TR6C. Still has originall ET ignition system. I need to find the "C" exhaust system though...
Forum: Road warriors 01-05-2008, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 568,136
Posted By Gasket
New and old.

New and old.
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