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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States Yesterday, 11:51 AM
Replies: 92,662
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Posted By rboett
Pig was tired (so was the operator) saw a nice...

Pig was tired (so was the operator) saw a nice cool mud pool and took a roll :clap Right side is broken in now. Had to coax her out by asking her if she wanted to go see the drone,, stood right...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-01-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 9,407
Views: 794,776
Posted By rboett
Nice report Matt! Great to meet you and Jim. ...

Nice report Matt! Great to meet you and Jim.
Different kind of day. You now have to add 'professional model' to your resume.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-01-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 92,662
Views: 4,938,063
Posted By rboett
That turned into some work,, but really fun. ...

That turned into some work,, but really fun.

Sorry I had to bag the dirt at the end, I needed to blast up to Bville.

We need to get together and do some riding,, also I need to get you those...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-30-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9,407
Views: 794,776
Posted By rboett
Maybe you can adapt the Ducati model, I have to...

Maybe you can adapt the Ducati model, I have to believe the Italians do a pretty good job with coffee.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-29-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9,407
Views: 794,776
Posted By rboett
On my bike the c machine has three spigots. This...

On my bike the c machine has three spigots. This is obviously photoshopped, all gs adv's after 2007 have only a Three spigot option..., unless this is an after market Touratech option, but only two...
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,018
Posted By rboett
When it starts to get warm i put on the machine...

When it starts to get warm i put on the machine motoart slip screen. I feel closer to the road and get a greater sense of motion. If I am going on a longish trip I'll back to stock. takes about 15...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-28-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 9,407
Views: 794,776
Posted By rboett
Attn BMW Riders: Arkansas Tourism board is having a photo / video shoot on Monday Ju

Arkansas Tourism board is having a photo / video shoot on Monday June 1 . I think it's going to be near Cass. They need two more BMW (only) bikes. Not sure if it is going to be morning or...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 736
Posted By rboett
I hear you about impingement. Many years ago I...

I hear you about impingement.
Many years ago I had pain in both shoulders when I lifted my arms above my head. A friend of a friend suggested getting to a corner of a room, or small doorway....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 461
Posted By rboett
I didn't like the smaller diameter grips on my 08...

I didn't like the smaller diameter grips on my 08 GS adv.

I gave Tom a call and got these.

http://www.excelcyclewerkes.com/index_files/Page1340.htm

My heated grips just take a little...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 736
Posted By rboett
I recently have been looking at how to solve my...

I recently have been looking at how to solve my shoulder pain issue. I think I hurt my right shoulder doing pushups after many years of inactivity and a desire to get stronger. Apparently if you...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,731
Posted By rboett
+1. key here is putting weight on the lttle...

+1. key here is putting weight on the lttle centerstand foot. i kind of laugh when i see the lifting handles for sale,,, not needed at all.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,784
Posted By rboett
Www.epmperf.com or just Give Klaus a call, you...

Www.epmperf.com or just
Give Klaus a call, you can just buy the brackets.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 720
Views: 88,097
Posted By rboett
Thumb Mine's being put back together as I type this.

Mine's being put back together as I type this.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6,937
Views: 1,293,543
Posted By rboett
Dropped it off for the rear wheel flange recall.....

Dropped it off for the rear wheel flange recall.. Got my letter last week.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,604
Posted By rboett
Yes, very wise,, but Mr. Spock never rode a 2015...

Yes, very wise,, but Mr. Spock never rode a 2015 GS :clap

maybe in the next sequel .... That would be "Fasinating"
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By rboett
Nothing major, Check to see with the owner if...

Nothing major,
Check to see with the owner if the recalls have been done:
-fuel indicator,, delaers have been replacing these for free,
- also there was a recall regarding the fuel flange...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,604
Posted By rboett
Worst thing you can do is think "ok, i'll settle...

Worst thing you can do is think "ok, i'll settle for the 2008 GSA since I can save money."" why? Everytime you see a new 2015 go by, you'll be lusting after it and second guessing your decision....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,633
Posted By rboett
So,, did you get a wobble extension? How long...

So,, did you get a wobble extension? How long did you get?
I never heard of this type of tool before this thread, looks very helpful.

I typically get into these installs and in the middle I...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1,596
Views: 282,347
Posted By rboett
+1 for synthetics. Layer up. Short sleeve syn,...

+1 for synthetics. Layer up. Short sleeve syn, long sleeve syn, then mountain hardware alchemy jacket. MH Alchemy is thin, warm, and treated for moisture. On closeout at Everest dot com site
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 26,304
Posted By rboett
I've been using the jaybird bluebuds x . On the...

I've been using the jaybird bluebuds x . On the bike and when I am walking for exercise.

The sound is very good, they connect easily and have voice prompts instead of beeps. Picked them up at...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By rboett
+1 I put on some aftermarket handguards and...

+1 I put on some aftermarket handguards and didn't pay attention to where i routed the cable,, guess what happen?... you know!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,424
Posted By rboett
I use blue Loctite on these. I also replaced...

I use blue Loctite on these. I also replaced the button head bolts with some bolts that have an allen drive socket heads. They are easier to check pre-ride.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 999
Posted By rboett
I switched from tourances to TKC 80 front, TKC 70...

I switched from tourances to TKC 80 front, TKC 70 back. Really like the combo . But my goal was to achieve more stability in dirt.

If you put some TKC 70's front and back you would be happy....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 962
Posted By rboett
Maybe check to see how the cable is routed. Once...

Maybe check to see how the cable is routed. Once upon a time I put some aftermarket hand guards on my 96 GS and had a clutch cable failure, In looking at how I had rerouted it became apparent that...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,649
Posted By rboett
or on this site. whatever you do, do not...

or on this site. whatever you do, do not subscribe to the "What have you done to your GS today" thread :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,811
Posted By rboett
Interesting, I run my progressive at 8 clicks ...

Interesting, I run my progressive at 8 clicks in my 08 Gs adv and NEVER feel it until its needed. Not sure what they mean by 'light steering'. When I have 9 gallons of gas in the pig I wouldn't...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,811
Posted By rboett
from the hyperpro site: (RSC is their...

from the hyperpro site: (RSC is their progressive,, CSC is their linear)

The RSC steering damper

This one is unique in its kind and is superior to other steering dampers. It behaves like a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,811
Posted By rboett
I put a hypropro from Klaus (EPM) on my 08 GS...

I put a hypropro from Klaus (EPM) on my 08 GS adv,

Do they make a real world difference?
For me yes, I recently hit a huge DEEP pot hole that snuck up on me on a dirt road. front end...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 529
Posted By rboett
I agree with that , a buddy of mine had a low...

I agree with that , a buddy of mine had a low speed tip over (10 mph) , the lowers did just fine, no damage to the heads.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,099
Posted By rboett
motoskiveez may help

Like bicycle shorts , only designed for moto.


http://motoskiveez.com/shop-page/adventure-skiveez/
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6,937
Views: 1,293,543
Posted By rboett
THE GREAT HOAX :lol3 Every time I have been...

THE GREAT HOAX :lol3 Every time I have been there its been beautiful, I think this was perpetrated to slow the northerly migration ....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 6,937
Views: 1,293,543
Posted By rboett
Question Looks very nice. I see in the instructions that...

Looks very nice. I see in the instructions that to install you need to remove the rear splash guard. After install, does the rear splash guard still fit on, or do you have to go without it? Thanks
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,243
Posted By rboett
Etymotic research HF5,s,, for me Go in deep, ...

Etymotic research HF5,s,, for me Go in deep, they stay in sound great., very efficient. May stick out too far for some, I use them in my xd3 for hours with Sena ,, You need to get a good seal for...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,059
Posted By rboett
Wow! :eek1 I'm going to double check mine, I...

Wow! :eek1 I'm going to double check mine, I just did them last week. Torque wrenches are mandatory for important bolts like these, also going to check the bolts for the steering damper I put on. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 6,937
Views: 1,293,543
Posted By rboett
Nice looking r1100! kinda miss my 96

Nice looking r1100! kinda miss my 96
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By rboett
Der Tractor!! Probably pull a plow no problem. ...

Der Tractor!! Probably pull a plow no problem.

To complete the look you need an RDL seat.

or maybe paint it up like this

<a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6,937
Views: 1,293,543
Posted By rboett
New carbone lorraine brake pads from...

New carbone lorraine brake pads from beemerboneyard.
front and back.:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,777
Posted By rboett
Saw that you ended up what looked like pretty far...

Saw that you ended up what looked like pretty far from the bike.... Superman!!!!

How did you land,, of course you tucked and rolled, then just stood up, right?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,777
Posted By rboett
Do you think a steering damper would of help? ...

Do you think a steering damper would of help?

I think mine has saved me a couple times, one of those, 45 mph on a dirt road, BIG DEEP pot hole snuck up on me.. Bike soaked it up and keep straight
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1,596
Views: 282,347
Posted By rboett
You don't reactive Gortex. Gortex is the...

You don't reactive Gortex. Gortex is the laminated membrane material to the shell fabric. At some point you may need to reapply some water proofing type stuff to the outer materiel,, but not so...
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