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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 07-02-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,577
Posted By Tmaximusv
Not to mention the accomplishments of Ardys...

Not to mention the accomplishments of Ardys Kellerman who started after retiring as a machinist! Sadly interrupted by a left turning ninny.:cry
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-28-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 563,509
Posted By Tmaximusv
Hey, Blue - you have to know people who actually...

Hey, Blue - you have to know people who actually talk like this being from Milwaukee, don't ya? I wasn't thinking so much lunacy when I first read it on the MOA forum, more like...clever attempt at...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-22-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 31,938
Posted By Tmaximusv
I'm wondering if there is a state college in the...

I'm wondering if there is a state college in the town?
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-22-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 16,734
Views: 2,738,762
Posted By Tmaximusv
2004 r1150 gs

for those on the front range looking for a solid 1150gs, linky to the big board (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=27050873#post27050873) ad.

Located in Central Nebraska. PM here for...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-22-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4,889
Views: 837,388
Posted By Tmaximusv
2004 r1150 gs

On the big board (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=27050873#post27050873).

Located in Central Nebraska.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-21-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,849
Posted By Tmaximusv
How!?!:huh

How!?!:huh
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-20-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,849
Posted By Tmaximusv
Laugh Hi guys. I seemed to be behind the pack most of...

Hi guys. I seemed to be behind the pack most of the day.

I got to the monument at 615 and nobody there. I left a note and took a few pics with the bike. I needed to get to my room in Minot so...
Forum: The Garage 06-16-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,902
Posted By Tmaximusv
Ok, so a little late on the actual conversation,...

Ok, so a little late on the actual conversation, but...

Was any consideration given to a living roof system? Basically grow a prairie over a membrane. Not common but those I have seen have been...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-15-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,849
Posted By Tmaximusv
I will be at the US center so sounds like dinner...

I will be at the US center so sounds like dinner at 6 at one or another in town.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-12-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,849
Posted By Tmaximusv
So who will be staying in Smith Center Friday...

So who will be staying in Smith Center Friday night? Doesn't look like a lot of dining options, but likely something workable.
Forum: Face Plant 06-08-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 83,291
Posted By Tmaximusv
The images will stick. Eventually they won't be...

The images will stick. Eventually they won't be as painful.

I was in a large group ride around the perimeter of my state, nearing the last leg. Four snapshots, the last of which is the woman in...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-01-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,513
Posted By Tmaximusv
Internal battery on the phone smoothes out the...

Internal battery on the phone smoothes out the variable power output from the charger. I routinely run my 60csx from the computer USB so it's almost certainly power output.

I will say that my 60...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-01-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,849
Posted By Tmaximusv
Yes, might be an ideal mount for the trip, but I...

Yes, might be an ideal mount for the trip, but I will be on the Pig GS suffering through low fuel economy and quite enjoying the whole thing!

My handle comes from a college earned nickname:...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-30-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,381
Posted By Tmaximusv
:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap. Yay Barley! How's he...

:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap. Yay Barley! How's he doing BTW?
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-30-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,849
Posted By Tmaximusv
Tmaximusv's +1 will be touring Idaho with his...

Tmaximusv's +1 will be touring Idaho with his wife, though Tmaxv is still very much IN!
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,779
Posted By Tmaximusv
From Banggood's site - rated capacity is 100kg. ...

From Banggood's site - rated capacity is 100kg. The engineers here (hopefully fewer than at the MOA site:evil) will say that it won't fold up at 102kg, but for me at 50% above rated capacity it's...
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,700
Posted By Tmaximusv
Amen! I am curious about your Kili Highs. I...

Amen!

I am curious about your Kili Highs. I have a pair that some of the body material (it sure ain't leather) started to degrade after three months light use and he sole is starting to separate...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,025
Posted By Tmaximusv
Your pants get covered in oil in a real hurry if...

Your pants get covered in oil in a real hurry if he o ring isn't perfectly set. My 1150 had a hack job ring of silicone instead of the lower o ring when I got it and my gear has a lot of stains to...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,700
Posted By Tmaximusv
Having bought the "best" boots I could afford and...

Having bought the "best" boots I could afford and having them come apart after less than 20 wearings, I have come to realize that you can't get into decent boots for under $200.

Pants OTOH can be...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By Tmaximusv
thanks, guys. i guess it also helps that their...

thanks, guys. i guess it also helps that their video reviews are so extensive.
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By Tmaximusv
crickets. anyone?

crickets. anyone?
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-17-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4,058
Views: 617,461
Posted By Tmaximusv
There is a feed truck that pulls that stunt...

There is a feed truck that pulls that stunt nearly every time I see him. Car, bike, doesn't matter- major douche.
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By Tmaximusv
Shop with boot selection?

:becca. I need a new pair of boots but really can't take the chance on mail order without looking and trying on (again). Can someone recommend me a shop with a broad selection of road boots to try....
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-13-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,849
Posted By Tmaximusv
Still in, unless the $%*&) county court call for...

Still in, unless the $%*&) county court call for jury duty.
Forum: The Garage 05-08-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 1,666
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Views: 381,582
Posted By Tmaximusv
:rofl No milk to go with?

:rofl No milk to go with?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,521
Posted By Tmaximusv
average: 42 mostly highway commuting. 04 1150,...

average: 42 mostly highway commuting. 04 1150, 87 (no ethanol), 89 e-10, 2600 ft elevation, occasional hard accel.

best: 50, all highway, 91 (no e) large group ride.

Mileage goes way down with...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-07-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4,058
Views: 617,461
Posted By Tmaximusv
What in the hell is a manhole doing on an...

What in the hell is a manhole doing on an interstate? There can be enough updraft to lift those things, esp. with a low tuner.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,063
Posted By Tmaximusv
Not a bike, but my VW Jetta has "sponges" behind...

Not a bike, but my VW Jetta has "sponges" behind the front fenders as sound dampening. What it really does is absorb salt water in MN winters effectively eroding said fenders in short order.:puke1
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,575
Posted By Tmaximusv
The 1156 won't act as running lights as I read...

The 1156 won't act as running lights as I read descriptions of both 1156 & 1157 lamps. I was thrilled to find that the Kisan on my bike eliminates the need of the resistors which kept me from...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-06-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 563,509
Posted By Tmaximusv
If it's so new, why is some of the Yamaha label...

If it's so new, why is some of the Yamaha label worn off of the right side?

Btw, what's up with that balloon tire?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,575
Posted By Tmaximusv
Thanks for the info, CH!

Thanks for the info, CH!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,575
Posted By Tmaximusv
Which part number did you use for your 1150?

Which part number did you use for your 1150?
Forum: The Garage 04-30-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,228
Posted By Tmaximusv
^this is the rule if you dig. You dig more than...

^this is the rule if you dig. You dig more than 6" without calling your state's One Call, it's on you, nobody else. Thus the creation of the One Call system.

If he still doesn't believe you,...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-27-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 231,455
Posted By Tmaximusv
I spent the better part of a morning with it. ...

I spent the better part of a morning with it. Getting the old one out was not too bad, but my ogre sized mitts don't maneuver well. Orienting the bulb without touching it and getting the lamp base...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-26-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 231,455
Posted By Tmaximusv
I'm no fan of Dunlops on anything so will keep...

I'm no fan of Dunlops on anything so will keep Metzler in mind.

As for the headlight bulb :becca :baldy :kboom
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By Tmaximusv
He said he used 3 bottles of DOT 4 bleeding them...

He said he used 3 bottles of DOT 4 bleeding them so I hope so.

I am tending to agree with the "the system is paranoid" perspective is I'm going to let it go a while and see what happens.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By Tmaximusv
04 1150 gs brake oddity

So I had my GS at the only shop less than four hours away that would touch my 04 1150 GS (servo) brakes to upgrade to Spieglers.

Six weeks later I got it back (please don't ask) and wasn't going...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-06-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4,058
Views: 617,461
Posted By Tmaximusv
Found out recently from a friend that my town has...

Found out recently from a friend that my town has a "no u-turn anywhere within city limits within 300' of an intersection" ordinance. Not enforced mind you cause state law permits except where...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,508
Posted By Tmaximusv
I keep a couple around for the times that someone...

I keep a couple around for the times that someone wants a ride. As long as you're keeping it in a dry, up dark location there shouldn't be any pronpblem running it a few years past the "sell by"...
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,283
Posted By Tmaximusv
:lurk

:lurk
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