ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 356
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: mmmpies
Forum: Old's Cool 08-24-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 855,452
Posted By mmmpies
That air cleaner cover is the biz!

That air cleaner cover is the biz!
Forum: Hacks 06-11-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 307,608
Posted By mmmpies
Hey dude get that rig off my lawn! :)

Hey dude get that rig off my lawn! :)
Forum: Hacks 02-09-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6,444
Views: 2,377,741
Posted By mmmpies
Wow...that's one of the nicest looking pairings...

Wow...that's one of the nicest looking pairings with the M72D I've seen. Really dig it - like RedMenace said, beautiful!

If you've got a few more pix we'd be happy to stare at 'em. :)
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 184,776
Posted By mmmpies
Saw that last night too, liked the blackout with...

Saw that last night too, liked the blackout with red frame. Made me want.

+1 on Ferracci. My old M900 was sold from and go-fast tuned there. There are at least a half dozen other Duc dealers...
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,222
Posted By mmmpies
+1 on that. I was 2300 miles from home when I...

+1 on that. I was 2300 miles from home when I bought my '05 BMW GS, and didn't get back home until 16,000 miles later. Best damn ride of my life and I didn't need to change a thing. Well, one...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-18-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,120
Posted By mmmpies
I've got a riding buddy with custom plugs and a...

I've got a riding buddy with custom plugs and a canal shape that sounds just like yours. The first set he had were a bust; just like you said, comfortable but the ear canal was blocking the sound.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-18-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,637
Posted By mmmpies
http://image.streetchopperweb.com/f/31140416/1107-...

http://image.streetchopperweb.com/f/31140416/1107-stcp-01-z%2B1952-vincent-black-lightning%2Bside-view.JPG.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 01-13-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 855,452
Posted By mmmpies
Mine too. Go get em, Doug.

Mine too. Go get em, Doug.
Forum: Hacks 01-04-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 6,444
Views: 2,377,741
Posted By mmmpies
Wow. Very, very nice.

Wow. Very, very nice.
Forum: Alaska 01-03-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,240
Posted By mmmpies
That's about right. IMO the dodgy spots...

That's about right.

IMO the dodgy spots aren't so much Alaska proper. Even in crap weather, the Fairbanks/Anchorage/Tok triangle is reasonably well travelled so if you get jammed up someone will...
Forum: Hacks 12-16-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,477
Posted By mmmpies
I'll see your curious and raise you...

I'll see your curious and raise you ambitious...what about a 3,000 mile ride home?

:hide

Seriously, I dig the idea of getting my Road King out to Liberty in Seattle and riding it home to...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2012, 04:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,097
Posted By mmmpies
No shame in that. The first time I took on the...

No shame in that. The first time I took on the Dalton Highway I was set on making Prudhoe Bay, but I got sideways pretty badly about five times in the 30 miles past Coldfoot because the road was...
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,097
Posted By mmmpies
Just did some reading up, and an oil dump out the...

Just did some reading up, and an oil dump out the left side of that engine is pretty common, caused by a failed crankshaft seal. The good news is that it's pretty easily fixed and the replacement...
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,097
Posted By mmmpies
That's your crankcase cover, and the plate behind...

That's your crankcase cover, and the plate behind it you mentioned is just a spacer. Each has a specific gasket, shouldn't run you more than $20 for both and it's a fix you can do on your own. I...
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,097
Posted By mmmpies
What gasket blew? If its just your valve cover...

What gasket blew? If its just your valve cover gasket I can get one FedEx overnight to you, maybe even by tomorrow.
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,097
Posted By mmmpies
Jealous...I love my family but I miss the road. ...

Jealous...I love my family but I miss the road. Enjoy yourself.

Btw, the guys are right...less is more. You'll figure it out.
Forum: Hacks 04-16-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,788
Posted By mmmpies
Nifty rig, I dig it. Wouldn't have thought it'd...

Nifty rig, I dig it. Wouldn't have thought it'd be so light from the look of it.
Forum: Vendors 09-06-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 549
Posted By mmmpies
Right Sparky Peg for 2004 BMW R1150 twin sparks - $50

Brand new, complete with manufacturer's lube goop right side Sparky Peg for 2004 BMW R1150 twin spark models, including the GS, R, and RT. I believe it'll fit either side, but is intended to be on...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2008, 11:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,751
Posted By mmmpies
Well lucky you. In my case it was probably a...

Well lucky you. In my case it was probably a combination of a too-quick install by Nate at Iron Horse, being on the road for months on end without workspace to tweak it, and getting absolutely no...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2008, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,218,256
Posted By mmmpies
You know, I was going to bust on you that...

You know, I was going to bust on you that comment, and then I looked at that pic. Damn. Dude is riding out of BMW of SF, and needs that much crap for a four hour shot to Yosemite?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2007, 09:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,813
Posted By mmmpies
Yeah, lost a mirror on the BRP too only mine was...

Yeah, lost a mirror on the BRP too only mine was a stop to save a turtle from the middle of the road. Dropped him off on the other side and turned just in time to watch the crunch.

Saw another...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2007, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,218,256
Posted By mmmpies
More so than the OEM windshield, IMHO. I've used...

More so than the OEM windshield, IMHO. I've used one for a year or so and I much prefer the lower, unbuffeted airstream.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2007, 02:06 AM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,218,256
Posted By mmmpies
http://www.r1200gs.de/img/zubehoer_fallertsport_un...

http://www.r1200gs.de/img/zubehoer_fallertsport_underseat_neu.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2007, 07:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,090
Posted By mmmpies
The one above is the Shorty Beak. It'll run you...

The one above is the Shorty Beak. It'll run you $279. The other is the carbon fiber Speed Beak, which will set you back $399. It looks like this:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2007, 06:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By mmmpies
I tossed the same question their way, and...

I tossed the same question their way, and surprisingly no one had rented in London.

Anyway, I got some feedback from other sources, and for those interested: general requirements to rent are just...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2007, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By mmmpies
UK trip - anyone rented a GS in London?

I'm heading to London on Saturday for two weeks of work, and I'm trying to slide in a couple days or slacking off so I can make the obligatory trip to Ace Cafe and also check out the countryside.
...
Forum: The Garage 03-10-2007, 12:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,262
Posted By mmmpies
That'll work. So long as the clearcoat is cured...

That'll work. So long as the clearcoat is cured (e.g. you didn't just paint the bike a week ago), any quality wax or finishing compound will take it out. If necessary, use a mild rubbing compound. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2007, 04:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,751
Posted By mmmpies
Me too. I bought mine in Tucson and rode...

Me too. I bought mine in Tucson and rode straight through that night to San Diego. When I arrived, I had a bunch of warped and melted plastic bits in the case. :dog
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2007, 04:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,751
Posted By mmmpies
Its called afterfire, and it's caused by a lean...

Its called afterfire, and it's caused by a lean mix. When you let off the throttle the mixture gets too lean for the engine to maintain consistent combustion, and one or more combustion events are...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2007, 06:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 729
Posted By mmmpies
Congrats! Nice spot...I had an awesome nap on a...

Congrats! Nice spot...I had an awesome nap on a rock just a stones throw from there.

http://mmmpies.smugmug.com/photos/134543453-M.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2007, 10:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 726
Posted By mmmpies
Cool project man, nice work.

Cool project man, nice work.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2007, 10:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,967
Posted By mmmpies
Funny, every time I see Skert do that demo...

Funny, every time I see Skert do that demo there's a horde of dudes around obviously hoping for a money shot. Don't know her too well, but she's no joke man...under the right circs I think she'd...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2007, 10:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,278
Posted By mmmpies
Yeah, I've seen it quite a few times but I'm wary...

Yeah, I've seen it quite a few times but I'm wary of mixing bias ply and radial tires on the street. I've done it before and it really screws with how you feel the pavement.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2007, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 729
Posted By mmmpies
Shameless self glorification

Damn, I was the MOA picture of the week (http://www.bmwmoa.org/photo/gallery.htm?s=1&pic=114488836) two months ago and I wasn't even paying attention. Now I've made Baldy's front page rotation and...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2007, 09:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,751
Posted By mmmpies
I hate to admit it, but you're right. She sounds...

I hate to admit it, but you're right. She sounds sexy carving a tight sweeper, but boy I wish that front end was less jittery.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2007, 09:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,622
Posted By mmmpies
No joke. I burn mine pretty hard on pavement,...

No joke. I burn mine pretty hard on pavement, but even when fresh they give almost no warning before they decide to let go in the wet.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2007, 02:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 856
Posted By mmmpies
I can't find the thread, but someone on UKGSer...

I can't find the thread, but someone on UKGSer was talking about this a while ago. I seem to remember it was just under a foot and they went down a lot.

+1 on the YouTube idea.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2007, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 869
Posted By mmmpies
Hmm, I'm shure that the system is 102 db at...

Hmm, I'm shure that the system is 102 db at 3500rpm and it's getting louder above...[/quote]
That'd be my guess. They're hellaloud.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2007, 02:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,751
Posted By mmmpies
Case might be different now, but as I recall...

Case might be different now, but as I recall Laser's is the only set up "approved" by BMW.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2007, 12:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 869
Posted By mmmpies
Akra claims all their production racing pipes are...

Akra claims all their production racing pipes are at or below the World Superbike 102 dB noise limit. A buddy of mine has a set, and they drown out my Remus completely.

Pix from Akra's site (yes,...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 356

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 04:03 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014