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Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By double_entendre
Got one already. Very handy.

Got one already. Very handy.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By double_entendre
eBay reprom / 1200GSA OEM service manual

I've got a Haynes book for my GSA and it's a piece of crap. Thinking about getting the OEM manual from eBay. Anyone done that? Experiences?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By double_entendre
I just posted in another thread, but IMHO the...

I just posted in another thread, but IMHO the Haynes book is a not quite unmitigated piece of crap. Wish I hadn't wasted my money on it.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By double_entendre
I've got the Haynes hard copy book and it's not...

I've got the Haynes hard copy book and it's not quite an unmitigated piece of crap. In retrospect, I'd have started with the OEM manual, whether through the dealer or eBay. I know the OEM Yamaha...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By double_entendre
Perfect. Thanks!

Perfect. Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By double_entendre
Sorry; thought I put that in the post. :sigh ...

Sorry; thought I put that in the post. :sigh

2011 R1200GSA
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By double_entendre
Throttle body sync question

So as part of my MC Cruise install I need to re-sync and set the throttle cable slack.

I'm not convinced I've set the throttle body slack right, but I don't see an easy way to really measure it....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,705
Posted By double_entendre
Congratulations! I bought mine 28 years after...

Congratulations! I bought mine 28 years after first getting the bug. Love it!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,542
Posted By double_entendre
Speaking as a guy who didn't do this, I'd be sure...

Speaking as a guy who didn't do this, I'd be sure to have your cashier's check on your person before boarding the plane. :baldy
Forum: The Garage 08-21-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1,337
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 290,328
Posted By double_entendre
Before soldering and heat shrinking an eye...

Before soldering and heat shrinking an eye terminal onto a wire, make sure the hole diameter is big enough to fit over the battery terminal. :sigh
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By double_entendre
Interesting that you're not a fan of the Speed...

Interesting that you're not a fan of the Speed Bleeders. I put them on my GSA and love them. Took what I think is a pain in the ass finicky job and made it idiot proof. (It is conceivable that I am...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 886
Posted By double_entendre
Mastro's Ocean Club, maybe? :evil Or maybe...

Mastro's Ocean Club, maybe? :evil

Or maybe Goat Hill Tavern. There pretty similar.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 189
Posted By double_entendre
1200 GSA fuel tank vent hose routing

Sorry to double up on this, but it got buried in my MCCruise install thread and I'm a bit stumped.

There's a vent hose that comes off of the fuel tank to the left of the lid and I can't for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,314
Posted By double_entendre
I never use positaps. Cut the wire and solder,...

I never use positaps. Cut the wire and solder, the heat shrink over it to provide support. Positaps just always seem loose to me.

YMMV, IMHO, do not use this opinion under the influence of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 32,982
Views: 8,040,332
Posted By double_entendre
What? I don't give a rat's ass if he smears his...

What? I don't give a rat's ass if he smears his brains over 200 yards of Tarmac. I don't give a fuck if he ends up a drooling vegetable because he just smacks the Tarmac had enough to go full...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 54,470
Posted By double_entendre
Unquestionably some of the worst haiku I've ever...

Unquestionably some of the worst haiku I've ever read.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By double_entendre
Ok. I'm a moron and didn't take enough pics of...

Ok. I'm a moron and didn't take enough pics of the disassembly.

Am I right that the vent hose that dumps to the open air by the final drive boot goes to the charcoal canister running roughly...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,315
Posted By double_entendre
She thinks you have an excessive supply of...

She thinks you have an excessive supply of disposable income and have "final drive" issues. :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-15-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,146
Posted By double_entendre
Some truth here. I bought a sub-7500 mile GSA in...

Some truth here. I bought a sub-7500 mile GSA in AZ and there wasn't an emissions sticker on it I or the CHP could find. The good news was he was a nice guy and agreed it was good and signed the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-15-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 8,936
Posted By double_entendre
Drivers pull in front of trains and semis. ...

Drivers pull in front of trains and semis.

To borrow from Monty Python, "the color don't enter into it."
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-15-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 32,982
Views: 8,040,332
Posted By double_entendre
Damn straight! How dare that FF make his own...

Damn straight! How dare that FF make his own decisions about what he thinks is an acceptable risk. :1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 54,470
Posted By double_entendre
They can't be good if you burned through 8 of...

They can't be good if you burned through 8 of them.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,872
Posted By double_entendre
"Complements." /klay Post your before/after...

"Complements." /klay

Post your before/after dyno runs.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 54,470
Posted By double_entendre
Good grief. Do they have someone who...

Good grief.

Do they have someone who speaks English that could respond instead?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,872
Posted By double_entendre
Because if you don't have any kids you don't have...

Because if you don't have any kids you don't have to give a rat's ass about climate change and can say, "hey, my contribution of CO and CO2 doesn't matter, but other vehicles, well, that's...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,007
Posted By double_entendre
Based on this MOA rally pic, 15 pounds one way or...

Based on this MOA rally pic, 15 pounds one way or the other won't matter.

http://motorsportsnewswire.files.wordpress.com/2014/07/140725-scorpion-bmw-moa-pavillion-1.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,872
Posted By double_entendre
So the rest was right then? :dunno No one...

So the rest was right then? :dunno

No one with more than 15% body fat should be allowed to include a pipe's weight as part of their decision process. :lol3
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By double_entendre
Have you tried going at the cutout for your ears...

Have you tried going at the cutout for your ears with a razor blade? I've thought about it but haven't done it yet. It's not a problem for me until a few hours in the saddle have elapsed
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,094
Posted By double_entendre
I've got one of a similar design on my bike....

I've got one of a similar design on my bike. Works great until about 60mph. Then the wind and upright seating position don't combine well.

But other than that, I love it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,106
Posted By double_entendre
What differentiates an "actual" racetrack from...

What differentiates an "actual" racetrack from non-actual ones?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 54,470
Posted By double_entendre
You've got the patience of a saint. I'm glad you...

You've got the patience of a saint. I'm glad you managed to luck into a good dealership that seemed to understand that they live and die by customer service. Your generous words about them here...
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,224
Posted By double_entendre
Might trek out to San Bernardino. Chaparral has...

Might trek out to San Bernardino. Chaparral has one of the bigger selections.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 14,115
Posted By double_entendre
Shit-ee and brown-eye. Sheesh. :lol3

Shit-ee and brown-eye. Sheesh. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 14,115
Posted By double_entendre
Dammit, if you name your company some dumbass...

Dammit, if you name your company some dumbass name with cutesy pronunciation, I'm going mispronounce your company's name and mock you to boot.

Climb my ass. And it's A-sayr-bis.

:baldy
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,224
Posted By double_entendre
Ok. I haven't read every post, but have lived in...

Ok. I haven't read every post, but have lived in SoCal since the seventies and done business (real estate) in LA since the last (1990's recession). So I'll toss a few comments and am happy to answer...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,464
Posted By double_entendre
Definitely. I've got a few pairs of bike shorts...

Definitely. I've got a few pairs of bike shorts from Performance Bike that work great. They do exactly what the long distance shorts do, I suspect.



Wait. Jerry Garcia or Lou Reed?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,464
Posted By double_entendre
Wait. I thought it was Steve Reeves. :evil ...

Wait. I thought it was Steve Reeves. :evil

Add me to the "do something to the saddle" list (rode my new-to-me GSA from Phoenix to Olympia to break it in. Mine had a Sargent on it, which was...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,081
Posted By double_entendre
So did I miss the post of the new dyno run? :evil

So did I miss the post of the new dyno run? :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,390
Posted By double_entendre
Bingo. I love how easy it is to adjust for...

Bingo.

I love how easy it is to adjust for having the wife on the back. I generally have it set to normal except on long stretches of slab when comfort is, natch, more comfortable. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-04-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 341,181
Posted By double_entendre
Rode Mulholland for the first time last month. In...

Rode Mulholland for the first time last month. In my defense, I've only lived in SoCal for 45 years.

4th of July weekend after a spot of rain and an earthquake. Picking my way through the rocks...
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