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Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 20,302
Posted By windypoint
Once again, a lot of very good information. Thank...

Once again, a lot of very good information. Thank you. I did the lower half of South America two years ago with a passenger. When you get to Routa 40 , the gravel will lull you into comfortable...
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,731
Posted By windypoint
I have a headache.

I have a headache.
Forum: Road warriors 05-11-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By windypoint
Thanks Guys, we will pass.

Thanks Guys, we will pass.
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By windypoint
2001 BMW LT question

I am looking at a LT for a friend. Looks good at 47,000 miles, but will not go into reverse. Is this a BIG problem or an adjustment?
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 588
Posted By windypoint
Plus 1.

Plus 1.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 135,267
Posted By windypoint
Just had a set put on at Big Twin in Boise on my...

Just had a set put on at Big Twin in Boise on my Vstrom. Rode it home on a couple of hundred miles of dry pavement, and a little gravel. So far they remind me of Tourance tires. Good cornering,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-03-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By windypoint
Not sure what direction you are heading, but I...

Not sure what direction you are heading, but I have a shop in the Walla Walla area. 4 hours West of Boise.
Forum: Alaska 05-01-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 737
Posted By windypoint
Be sure to fill up when you see a gas station and...

Be sure to fill up when you see a gas station and you are at half tank. I have been caught expecting a station listed in the Milepost only to find it closed down. Better safe than sorry.
Forum: Alaska 05-01-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 737
Posted By windypoint
Update: Unfortunately Mosey's is now closed but...

Update: Unfortunately Mosey's is now closed but Haines Brewery (Paul Wheeler) is a great micro brewery. If the need to see Skagway is still of interest, there are many walk on ferries that run...
Forum: Alaska 04-30-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 737
Posted By windypoint
I lived in Haines for twenty years. The Summit of...

I lived in Haines for twenty years. The Summit of the Haines Highway is just over 3300 feet. In Mid May you should not have any trouble, BUT it can still snow (Not Likely but possible). Just follow...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-19-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,011
Posted By windypoint
Another Stihl fan here. I suggest the newer multi...

Another Stihl fan here. I suggest the newer multi head units. I can interchange the trimmer for edger and other attachments. I have tried and thrown out the Ryobi, Echo, Craftsman etc,
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By windypoint
Walla Walla is similar to Bend. I would keep your...

Walla Walla is similar to Bend. I would keep your bike until you have been riding for a season. I will bet you will keep it after that.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-06-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By windypoint
I agree, try higher pressure. 28 is what I use...

I agree, try higher pressure. 28 is what I use for gravel.
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,720
Posted By windypoint
Plus one. Get the special clamps if you are doing...

Plus one. Get the special clamps if you are doing GS rims.
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 761
Posted By windypoint
Be happy you caught it when you did. I had a carb...

Be happy you caught it when you did. I had a carb problem in an old British sports car and the gas diluted the bearing oil and burned them before I caught it. (The car ran like shit, but I didn't...
Forum: Airheads 03-29-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,201
Posted By windypoint
[QUOTE Is the 95 r100GSPD frame specific to...

[QUOTE
Is the 95 r100GSPD frame specific to this bike only, or can i find a donor frame from another model / year?[/QUOTE]

As far as I know the frames from at least 93 through 95 are the same. It...
Forum: Airheads 03-29-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,201
Posted By windypoint
Thanks for fixing the photos. After looking at...

Thanks for fixing the photos. After looking at the forks and then from the rear, if it was mine I would be looking for a new frame. I know there are guys out there that can perform miracles on bent...
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,055
Posted By windypoint
This is the smartest guy I know regarding airhead...

This is the smartest guy I know regarding airhead charging systems.

http://www.motoelekt.com/charging.htm
Forum: Airheads 03-13-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 12,982
Posted By windypoint
Post when you are heading over the mountains and...

Post when you are heading over the mountains and I will meet up with the PD. I am two hours from Yakima.
Ken
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,382
Posted By windypoint
Off topic I know. This brake mod is really worth...

Off topic I know. This brake mod is really worth doing.
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=627723
Forum: Vendors 03-05-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By windypoint
I agree with this.

I agree with this.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-04-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 101,535
Posted By windypoint
Here you go ...

Here you go
http://i453.photobucket.com/albums/qq251/alaskakingsalmon/Garrison3copy_zps04515d23.jpg (http://s453.photobucket.com/user/alaskakingsalmon/media/Garrison3copy_zps04515d23.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,330
Posted By windypoint
Tell you what.... Keep the mug and tell me where...

Tell you what.... Keep the mug and tell me where to send $50 for a good cause. Paypal would be easy.
This is my old buddy we rescued and now has moved on. In his memory.....
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 20,302
Posted By windypoint
Well done. Look forward to the crossing of the...

Well done. Look forward to the crossing of the gap.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-10-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,439
Posted By windypoint
Very cool 32 cylinder engine

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVuKp5M3de8
Forum: The Garage 02-05-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 248,468
Posted By windypoint
I bought the 800 watt two stroke generator...

I bought the 800 watt two stroke generator because I need to preheat a machine and need 500 watts to do it (storage building), The generator seems to work fine but it does take a while to warm up...
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By windypoint
I switch mine back and forth. You might look for...

I switch mine back and forth. You might look for a new locking tab (#3) from Max as I find they break easily.
Forum: Airheads 02-02-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,382
Posted By windypoint
I agree, lose the extra gear on the front and...

I agree, lose the extra gear on the front and keep the tank. I only fill the tank completely up when I am road touring. The plastic tank isn't that heavy if you don't top it off.
Forum: Alaska 02-02-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,603
Posted By windypoint
My wife and I stayed at the Marriot Springhill...

My wife and I stayed at the Marriot Springhill Suites. Nicest in town. It is a fair walk but doable to the Festival. Have fun at the Festival. Here is the winner the year we went:...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-02-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,659
Posted By windypoint
I feel a little better............

I feel a little better............
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-28-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 950
Posted By windypoint
works for me

works for me
Forum: The Garage 01-27-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,368
Posted By windypoint
Check prices with a local motor shop. You might...

Check prices with a local motor shop. You might be surprised at how little it cost's and they will replace any other parts it needs at the same time. I tried to do it myself and then took it to a...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,296
Posted By windypoint
I have gone full circle. Sold the PD in the late...

I have gone full circle. Sold the PD in the late 90's, then 1100gs, 1200gs and then 1200gsa. Now back to 93 PD with a Vstrom for quick trips. I think I can ride the PD into the sunset.
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 835
Posted By windypoint
I wish you luck. I tried for two years to find a...

I wish you luck. I tried for two years to find a set for my 93PD. I ended up with a set from another year. I believe it is possible to have a new set cut if you can find a set to pattern from. The...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-15-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,739
Posted By windypoint
I just moved to Walla Walla two years ago after...

I just moved to Walla Walla two years ago after twenty years in Alaska. I miss a lot of things in Alaska, but I really love Walla Walla. Good food, wine, riding and relatively mild Winters. Real...
Forum: New Zealand 01-15-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,339
Posted By windypoint
I like the S buds. No helmet pressure transfer,...

I like the S buds. No helmet pressure transfer, good sound and the woman that has the company is very responsive.
http://www.plugup.com/the_S_plug_stereo_earbuds_s/67.htm
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,074
Posted By windypoint
Frog Toggs

Frog Toggs
Forum: Airheads 01-04-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 80,171
Posted By windypoint
93 GSPD. I like my Ohlin a lot. Of the three...

93 GSPD. I like my Ohlin a lot. Of the three available I bought the middle cost wise one.
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,539
Posted By windypoint
I really like the original look, but it's your...

I really like the original look, but it's your machine to do what you wish. Have fun.
Forum: Airheads 12-24-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,069
Posted By windypoint
There is really something about these bikes. May...

There is really something about these bikes. May you ride with all the good memories this bike has produced.
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