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Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-16-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By PapiD
Thanks for the suggestions everybody. I am really...

Thanks for the suggestions everybody. I am really excited for the trip. I am treating my younger brother to this trip as a thank you for working with me for the last fifteen years! He is super...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-15-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By PapiD
Thanks Tuckers.

Thanks Tuckers.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-15-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By PapiD
Starting in Las Vegas - Any suggestions?

Hello fellow ADV riders. My brother and I are taking a little break from from the cold Minnesota winter and are flying to Las Vegas :beer on March 7th. I have rented us two R1200GS's from the 8th...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By PapiD
Thank you Def.

Thank you Def.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By PapiD
Question Need help. Clutch reservoir question

I am currently in Utah, half way through a two week trip. I have noticed that my clutch fluid reservoir is very low. My clutch is engaging/disengaging when then lever is almost fully released. Would...
Forum: Americas 05-09-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 995
Posted By PapiD
Hi NightShadow, Yes, there are gas stations...

Hi NightShadow,
Yes, there are gas stations along Hwy 61. However, they may not be open 24 hours. Grand Marais is half way between Thunder Bay and Duluth. It's your best bet for late night fuel. Hwy...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 437
Posted By PapiD
Pissed Battery/Power problems

Hello inmates,
I have a problem and I need some helpful suggestions. This is what's going on. On December 23rd, 2012, I purchased a previously owned 2006 R1200GS from a dealer. It had 9200 miles on...
Forum: Americas 03-11-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,297
Posted By PapiD
Changed my dates. Leaving May 27th now. Should be...

Changed my dates. Leaving May 27th now. Should be warmer.:clap
Forum: Americas 02-22-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,075
Posted By PapiD
Stop and eat at "Sven and Ole's Pizza!:freaky

Stop and eat at "Sven and Ole's Pizza!:freaky
Forum: Americas 02-20-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,075
Posted By PapiD
That's correct. Plan on cool weather. Possible...

That's correct. Plan on cool weather. Possible rain of course. It will be beautiful!
Forum: Americas 02-20-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,075
Posted By PapiD
It depends on when we see spring. Usually, that...

It depends on when we see spring. Usually, that time in May we will see black flies, and gnats. Sometimes a little early for the mosquito hatch. It depends on much warm weather we get. Most of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 16,803
Posted By PapiD
I still have my Road King. But I wanted a change....

I still have my Road King. But I wanted a change. I love to get off the beaten track, and I have a little too much chrome and nice paint on the King to whoop it up the fire roads and gravel around...
Forum: Americas 02-17-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,297
Posted By PapiD
Thumb Sound like great suggestions!:clap

Sound like great suggestions!:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,057
Posted By PapiD
Yes, I like to be self-reliant as well. I like to...

Yes, I like to be self-reliant as well. I like to travel solo, so it's nice to be able to take care of yourself. I'll have to read up on the Dynabeads.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,057
Posted By PapiD
I like that. Being an electrician, I noticed you...

I like that. Being an electrician, I noticed you used some EMT set-screw conduit fittings! I've got lots of those!:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,057
Posted By PapiD
Yeah, always had the "dealer" put the tires on my...

Yeah, always had the "dealer" put the tires on my Road King. I'm very tired of doing that. I have a nice shop with tools here. But, I'm trying to accumulate more specific tools to work on the "GS"...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,057
Posted By PapiD
How about balancing?

How about balancing?
Forum: Americas 02-17-2012, 04:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,297
Posted By PapiD
I hope to be spending some time hiking and...

I hope to be spending some time hiking and exploring as well.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,057
Posted By PapiD
Question Purchasing/Mounting Tires?

Inmates,
Where do you purchase your tires? Do you order online and put them on, balance, etc...yourself? Or do you buy them from a dealer and have them put on?
Forum: Americas 02-15-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,882
Posted By PapiD
+1 on the tips. Been there many times. Always...

+1 on the tips. Been there many times. Always some boneheads, always some good people, great roads!
Forum: Americas 02-15-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,297
Posted By PapiD
Mtncrawler, Thanks for the reply. I'm...

Mtncrawler,


Thanks for the reply. I'm planning on watching the weather patterns closely before I leave. I'm aware that it could be "winter" at higher elevations. If that's what I run into , I'll...
Forum: Americas 02-15-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,297
Posted By PapiD
TurkeyChicken, how is the weather down there the...

TurkeyChicken, how is the weather down there the first couple of weeks in May?
Forum: Americas 02-15-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,297
Posted By PapiD
Southwest Journey

I am planning my trip from Minnesota to the southwestern states of Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah. Plan on traveling the first two weeks of May. I would like to camp at National Parks and...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By PapiD
Got it installed. Thanks for the advice.:clap

Got it installed. Thanks for the advice.:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By PapiD
Thanks everybody. Will try again tomorrow.

Thanks everybody. Will try again tomorrow.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By PapiD
Good. I'll get on it a bit more. Probably has...

Good. I'll get on it a bit more. Probably has locktite on it. Thanks for the help.:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By PapiD
Wrench Help

I am attempting to install the "Kaoko" cruise control kit. Hit my first snag and now have to ask a question. Is the retaining screw, that screws into the handlebar, a "righty tighty, lefty loosey"...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,688
Posted By PapiD
Changed my mind. Going with black. Will post...

Changed my mind. Going with black. Will post pictures when done.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,742
Posted By PapiD
Laugh Just received my Kaoko throttle lock from...

Just received my Kaoko throttle lock from Touratech. Have to install this weekend. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By PapiD
Question Service manual

Hello all, forgive me if I'm duplicating a previous thread...
Where may I find the best service manual for a 2006 1200GS with ABS? In book form or DVD.
Thanks
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 841
Views: 457,612
Posted By PapiD
I'm in.:clap

I'm in.:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2012, 04:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,742
Posted By PapiD
Thank you everyone. Sounds the Kaokoa(sp) is the...

Thank you everyone. Sounds the Kaokoa(sp) is the one.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,742
Posted By PapiD
Throttle lock

So...Kaoko throttle lock. Good product? What's your thoughts?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,688
Posted By PapiD
New paint

So Riders...let's see some pictures of your paint schemes on your bikes. I'm running the stock "Desert Yellow" and Grey. I'm thinking of changing to an "Alpine White". Give me some ideas.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,207,994
Posted By PapiD
My 06

Here's my 06. Picked it up right before Christmas. Love
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,141
Posted By PapiD
Awesome garage/shop!!!

Awesome garage/shop!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,141
Posted By PapiD
Very useful videos. Now I need to put together my...

Very useful videos. Now I need to put together my tool list!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 16,729
Posted By PapiD
Gonna be 52 in June. Riding since I was 14.

Gonna be 52 in June. Riding since I was 14.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,141
Posted By PapiD
Rear tire change

So...the R1200GSA is new to me. Are there any good videos or helpful hints to instruct a newbie how to remove the rear wheel? What tools should I have? I want to practice this winter before the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By PapiD
Will do...Thanks! Happy New Year! Snowing...

Will do...Thanks!
Happy New Year!
Snowing hard here!:D
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