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Forum: Vendors 07-22-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By GapRunr
Sale pending....

Sale pending....
Forum: Vendors 07-16-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By GapRunr
bump for a very rare gas tank

bump for a very rare gas tank
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,001
Posted By GapRunr
It's part of their soon to be national...

It's part of their soon to be national advertising slogan.

Loud Pipes Sell Cameras.

:lol3
Forum: Vendors 07-09-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By GapRunr
New in Box R100GSPD Tank Kit

Our shop is selling this for a customer who is constantly traveling so hasn't got the time to be answering emails and phone calls.

He is asking $2,500. I'll forward any reasonable offers to him....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 666,945
Posted By GapRunr
Nah… Not enough lights for the Griswold wagon! ...

Nah… Not enough lights for the Griswold wagon!

:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 666,945
Posted By GapRunr
That's the Saddlemen Adventure Track seat. I had...

That's the Saddlemen Adventure Track seat. I had a Sargent for the first 65,000 miles that I really thought was a great seat, then I tried this when my rep suggested it. (I own a shop that sells...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 666,945
Posted By GapRunr
Yes, that is another name for it. Hydrographics,...

Yes, that is another name for it. Hydrographics, Water Transfer Printing, and Water Transfer Painting are one and the same.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 666,945
Posted By GapRunr
Not today, but over the last week or so... ...

Not today, but over the last week or so...

I had the gas tank, beak, and rear parcel shelf painted with "water transfer painting" (lots of video on Youtube about the process) in a weathered...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-08-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 16,887
Posted By GapRunr
Meet him at the bank that holds the title. He'll...

Meet him at the bank that holds the title. He'll need to call them ahead of time and make sure they have it at the local branch, then you can pay off the lien with the amount required and give the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,111
Posted By GapRunr
I'm not sure about the market in Nigeria where...

I'm not sure about the market in Nigeria where you are located, but in the US market the LC rims are a half inch wider front and rear. I'm assuming that the wider tires on the LC were to provide a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,111
Posted By GapRunr
I'm not sure if I understand what you mean. ...

I'm not sure if I understand what you mean. Putting a 190 width tire onto the OEM rim would result in slower transitioning speed when turning, and you will never be able to use all the tread surface...
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 465,084
Posted By GapRunr
Wow! :eek1 I think I'll buy a nicer bolt and...

Wow! :eek1

I think I'll buy a nicer bolt and metal tab for the one I have!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 666,945
Posted By GapRunr
I tried a set of those on my 1200GSA and had to...

I tried a set of those on my 1200GSA and had to take them off. They weren't very well shielded and the ballast would set off the ABS warning light. I wasn't sure if it was a wiring isolation issue...
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 465,084
Posted By GapRunr
Even harder to find than the OEM tach is the OEM...

Even harder to find than the OEM tach is the OEM pod to mount it in. Are you wanting an OEM one to keep everything authentic or are you more interested in the function the tach provides?

I...
Forum: Face plant 04-29-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,606
Posted By GapRunr
This would be funny if it wasn't for the fact...

This would be funny if it wasn't for the fact that there is a small part of you that is seriously considering it....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 666,945
Posted By GapRunr
I've also got the Rigid lights on my GSA, and I...

I've also got the Rigid lights on my GSA, and I wired the lights directly from the battery to a relay, then to the lights. I ran the trigger wire for the relay to a switch, then tapped into the high...
Forum: Face plant 04-24-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,606
Posted By GapRunr
:lol3 Now that is the level of debauchery I...

:lol3

Now that is the level of debauchery I expected from this group!




Not to brag, but on those forums I use GapRuiner . :eek1
Forum: Face plant 04-24-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,606
Posted By GapRunr
I can't believe its been been 16 posts and not...

I can't believe its been been 16 posts and not one person has picked up on Blur saying this...




:rofl

Opportunity, people. When it comes knocking, open the door!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 666,945
Posted By GapRunr
It shouldn't be. The Pivot Pegz are the same part...

It shouldn't be. The Pivot Pegz are the same part number for both a GS and GSA, assuming these are both oil cooled bikes.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 666,945
Posted By GapRunr
The bushings were a very minor amount of...

The bushings were a very minor amount of adjustment. There is another way to lower them. You should be able to remove the pegs from the mounts, then swap the left and right pegs, then reattach. ...
Forum: Trials 04-16-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 289,355
Posted By GapRunr
Went to Hickory Hills (Lenoir City, TN) tonight...

Went to Hickory Hills (Lenoir City, TN) tonight after work to run the 9 sections I ran this past Saturday and Sunday as part of an STRA event. I wanted to go back and redo the sections I was having...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,519
Posted By GapRunr
I work at a shop that has access to Ohlins, Works...

I work at a shop that has access to Ohlins, Works Performance, HyperPro, Wilbers, Elka and Yacugar. I went with the Yacugar for my personal bike, an 07 Adventure with 80,000 miles.

I chose the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 545
Posted By GapRunr
The GSA came from the factory with upper and...

The GSA came from the factory with upper and lower crash bars. Did the previous owner take them off?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 990
Posted By GapRunr
It was 12:07 local time. :clap

It was 12:07 local time. :clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 1,229
Views: 66,831
Posted By GapRunr
He's hoping... :lol3

He's hoping... :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 990
Posted By GapRunr
Racetech Gold Valves on a GSA

I’ve been less than happy with the suspension on my 7 year old R1200 Adventure with a little over 80,000 miles on it so I thought I would see what I could do to improve it. I’ve rebuilt the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-31-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 1,229
Views: 66,831
Posted By GapRunr
Hey, that's me in the grey jacket trying to tie...

Hey, that's me in the grey jacket trying to tie the shoulder harness in that rope so we could pull like a dog sled team.

So sorry to hear about your loss 'trailer Rails'. I've got two myself and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-30-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1,229
Views: 66,831
Posted By GapRunr
I took my time packing up today and helping clean...

I took my time packing up today and helping clean up a little, but after a leisurely 1 hour drive the Dual Sport Touring satellite office was home safe, sound and pretty tired. I had forgotten what...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 666,945
Posted By GapRunr
Someone already did... :D ...

Someone already did... :D

http://wolfmanluggage.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=product.display&product_id=250
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 666,945
Posted By GapRunr
At 78,000 miles my GSA was getting to be a...

At 78,000 miles my GSA was getting to be a handful (more than normal) on a double track road. I replaced my front and rear shocks with a set of Yacugar. 48 clicks of rebound up front and out back,...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 76,227
Posted By GapRunr
I'm curious.. the Karoo 3 is rated at sustained...

I'm curious.. the Karoo 3 is rated at sustained 106mph. How long did you exceed 106mph on your Adventure?

If you didn't exceed the speed rating of the tire, why did it develop stress cracks?
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-10-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,172
Posted By GapRunr
Back in 1997 or so I was looking at the PC800 for...

Back in 1997 or so I was looking at the PC800 for commuting and travel. I had heard abut the low maintenance and loved the fully enclosed trunk. I hopped onto the PC800 forum to read about the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-23-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 31,144
Views: 7,547,543
Posted By GapRunr
So true! I went out Saturday and we spent the...

So true! I went out Saturday and we spent the entire day between Vonore and the Cherohala riding dirt roads, double track, and a few sections bordering on single track. The trails off Jake Best...
Forum: Americas 11-28-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 15,441
Posted By GapRunr
Hi Brett, Have a look at post 77 in this...

Hi Brett,

Have a look at post 77 in this thread if you need a place to ship the bike to. We've had several different companies ship bikes to our shop but YRC has handled the majority of them. If...
Forum: Americas 11-19-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,512
Posted By GapRunr
Loyalty programs

I'd recommend signing up (for free) with a couple of Loyalty Rewards Programs. I've got a Choice Hotels membership and a Wyndham Rewards membership. They often run specials. Last year I was able to...
Forum: Americas 11-19-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 15,441
Posted By GapRunr
Another option for logistics

For those of you trying to figure out how to get your bikes to the start of the TAT, you can ship them to our shop. We've had lots of riders from multiple continents ship their bikes to us. Our...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-18-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 8,655
Views: 1,738,727
Posted By GapRunr
I can put three 12 packs of drinks in my right...

I can put three 12 packs of drinks in my right pannier, or two 12 packs and two bags of ice to have cold drinks wherever we go.

On Saturday night I picked up two gallons of sweet tea, a quart of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-18-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,564
Posted By GapRunr
Seriously? I guess R1200GSA owners should stay...

Seriously? I guess R1200GSA owners should stay away from Missouri. I've got 14 inches difference in height between the top of the seat and the center of the handlebar diameter. I've got one inch...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-26-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 31,144
Views: 7,547,543
Posted By GapRunr
I agree with this, but with one major caveat. It...

I agree with this, but with one major caveat. It has to be a legitimate school zone and a legitimate construction zone. There are more than one school zones around here that say "20 mph when...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 17,494
Posted By GapRunr
Fasteners

Every manufacturer has their own reasons for using whatever fasteners they use. The part that gets me is that they use so many different fasteners on the bike. Two different sizes to get the side...
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