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Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,445
Posted By windypoint
I had a tall Parabellum on my GS and did not like...

I had a tall Parabellum on my GS and did not like the buffeting. I went to a Gustafson tall stock type and prefer the look and much better for buffeting. The protection from the elements I leave to...
Forum: Alaska 08-23-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,095
Posted By windypoint
Living Haines for twenty one years and taking the...

Living Haines for twenty one years and taking the ferry once a year lets me voice my opinion that's all. Interior Alaskans are a tough sell.
Forum: Vendors 08-23-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,701
Posted By windypoint
Do you have any references from other clients?

Do you have any references from other clients?
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,302
Posted By windypoint
My first bike in 1970 was a Yamaha 250. Good...

My first bike in 1970 was a Yamaha 250. Good starter and then a series of BMW's including my current 93 GSPD. I just purchased a nearly new 12 Glee Strom and find it very invigorating. I may be easy...
Forum: Alaska 08-22-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,095
Posted By windypoint
I don't know how old you are but Sleeping on the...

I don't know how old you are but Sleeping on the floor with little screaming kids around is worth the money for a cabin. Whatever floats your boat.
Forum: Alaska 08-21-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,095
Posted By windypoint
I believe you will find that in October the...

I believe you will find that in October the driver goes for free. ( Big savings) Use the savings to book a cabin as the other sleeping options are not much fun in October.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 584
Posted By windypoint
Crazy video

Just saw a video of a crash with an interesting ending.

http://www.foxnews.com/leisure/2014/08/19/biker-crashes-into-car-lands-standing-on-its-roof/?intcmp=features
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-19-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,372
Posted By windypoint
Just saw this post. Glad it worked out. Well done.

Just saw this post. Glad it worked out. Well done.
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By windypoint
To my knowledge the PD colors were Teal, Red and...

To my knowledge the PD colors were Teal, Red and Purple. The Black was the Classic color. That said the colors of the photo are much better than stock.
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 39,280
Posted By windypoint
:clap I have enjoyed your account of the...

:clap
I have enjoyed your account of the adventure as well. As long as your health returns, the accident will become an interesting part of the adventure in the future. I have travelled in Mexico...
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 833
Posted By windypoint
Your other option at Max BMW. <TABLE...

Your other option at Max BMW.
<TABLE style="BORDER-TOP: rgb(102,102,102) 1px solid; BORDER-RIGHT: rgb(102,102,102) 1px solid; WIDTH: 512px; BORDER-BOTTOM: rgb(102,102,102) 1px solid; BORDER-LEFT:...
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 833
Posted By windypoint
I had the same problem on my PD. It will get...

I had the same problem on my PD. It will get worse. You might want to do a thread search. There are a few guys here that can fix it. A new one is expensive. I finally put a gps on the bike and used...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 39,280
Posted By windypoint
Sorry to read about the problems. Please keep us...

Sorry to read about the problems. Please keep us in the loop on how the Mexican authorities handle this. Did you ever get your gear back?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-14-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By windypoint
I live 12 miles West of Walla Walla on a ranch....

I live 12 miles West of Walla Walla on a ranch. Shoot me a PM if it will work.
Ken
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 15,146
Posted By windypoint
Are you certain you want to go on this trip with...

Are you certain you want to go on this trip with him?
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By windypoint
Try this ...

Try this
https://www.boxxerparts.de/product_info.php?info=p676_Gearbox-Monolever-R-series-from-09-1980-without-kick-starter-in-exchange.html&XTCsid=o5j3r9rb4t9tq0dr9fb12k6281
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By windypoint
I know it sounds crazy, but since I have a PD I...

I know it sounds crazy, but since I have a PD I always check ebay in Motorcycle parts for r100 and I have seen a few trannys in the past .

I just checked there are 4 listed for the R80 at the...
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,780
Posted By windypoint
Here is one I have been drooling over. Buy it and...

Here is one I have been drooling over. Buy it and take the temptation away from me.
http://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/mcy/4588086275.html
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,224
Posted By windypoint
I have the Klim Badlands set and would not buy it...

I have the Klim Badlands set and would not buy it again. Pants leak in the crotch and the jacket is very hot when it is over 90 degrees. Buy seasonal sets and frog togs.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-16-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,064
Posted By windypoint
But does it have ABS? ...

But does it have ABS?
http://i453.photobucket.com/albums/qq251/alaskakingsalmon/ABS_zps6fb7640b.jpg (http://s453.photobucket.com/user/alaskakingsalmon/media/ABS_zps6fb7640b.jpg.html)
Forum: Vendors 07-09-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By windypoint
Wish that had been posted 6 months ago. I just...

Wish that had been posted 6 months ago. I just finished repainting mine. I'm sure someone will scoop this up.
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,703
Posted By windypoint
Try this one http://www.searchtempest.com/

Try this one
http://www.searchtempest.com/
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,803
Posted By windypoint
There is one in Tri-Cities. It is close to you. ...

There is one in Tri-Cities. It is close to you.
http://ridenowtricities.reachlocal.net/default.asp?page=xNewInventoryDetail&id=754341&p=2&make=ktm&s=Year&d=D&vt=motorcycle%20%2F%20scooter
Forum: The Garage 06-27-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,011
Posted By windypoint
Looks great. The test will be in a year or so....

Looks great. The test will be in a year or so. How it looks then.
Forum: Face plant 06-25-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 53,080
Posted By windypoint
It sounds like you are on the road to recovery....

It sounds like you are on the road to recovery. You have had a series of big mental dumps on your head. If you feel deep down that the light is appearing at the end of the tunnel, keep moving towards...
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,034
Posted By windypoint
Another No-Mar fan. It helps with tire cost...

Another No-Mar fan. It helps with tire cost savings when you can avoid dealers. I let all my fellow riders use it when they need to change tires.
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,233
Posted By windypoint
This is who I used on my airhead and I have been...

This is who I used on my airhead and I have been pleased.

http://www.motoelekt.com/charging.htm
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,503
Posted By windypoint
Man up.

Man up.
Forum: Airheads 06-22-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,501
Posted By windypoint
No bike is perfect. The GSPD is the closest I...

No bike is perfect. The GSPD is the closest I have come to a perfect bike in 40 years of riding. The only reason I would hesitate to take a GSPD on thes trip is you will not want to sell it at the...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-22-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,980
Posted By windypoint
On my PD the center is off and the two sides are...

On my PD the center is off and the two sides are the high and low power.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-08-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 47,366
Posted By windypoint
Outside my window.. ...

Outside my window..

http://i453.photobucket.com/albums/qq251/alaskakingsalmon/HideawayPlaceview_edited-1_zps92af39ac.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,413
Posted By windypoint
I loved my 1100Gs and recommended that a friend...

I loved my 1100Gs and recommended that a friend pick one up. It did not have hard points on the transmission case and it did crack on trails. Be sure to check over the tranny case for any signs of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-05-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 702
Posted By windypoint
Here you go. Fly or hike from Lake Chelan to...

Here you go. Fly or hike from Lake Chelan to Domke lake.
http://www.washingtonlakes.com/LakeInfo.aspx?id=239&t=1

http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=19981022&slug=2778959
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,249
Posted By windypoint
I have had very good luck with Max. The website...

I have had very good luck with Max. The website is friendly and they get the parts from Germany if necessary.
Forum: Face plant 05-13-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,519
Posted By windypoint
For what it's worth, ANY rental truck is very...

For what it's worth, ANY rental truck is very suspect. Watch out.
Forum: The Garage 05-12-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,011
Posted By windypoint
I had a problem once with epoxy even after a...

I had a problem once with epoxy even after a careful prep. The floor was poured in the Spring and was a heated slab. The first Winter the moisture was still coming up from the slab and the epoxy...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,702
Posted By windypoint
If the directions are similar to the side case...

If the directions are similar to the side case directions, you might as well figure it out on your own. I had to reverse three steps to make the side mounts work. You can do it, just have a cup of...
Forum: Alaska 05-08-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,458
Posted By windypoint
From todays paper Skagway's ferry...

From todays paper

Skagway's ferry terminal is ready to reopen for business, and regular ferry service is slated to resume May 11.
Skagway residents awoke April 24 to find the dock fully...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-02-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,015
Posted By windypoint
Thank you. Nice way to start the day.

Thank you. Nice way to start the day.
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 596
Posted By windypoint
This is exactly what I experienced as well. I put...

This is exactly what I experienced as well. I put progressive springs on the front end and bought an Ohlin with remote adjustment at 23,000 miles. It now handles like a new bike, probably better. It...
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