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Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2002, 12:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,247
Posted By JimO
Having no dirt and limited riding experience, if...

Having no dirt and limited riding experience, if you needed to lose some speed in a situation such as in the animation, would front or rear braking be most appropriate? I did a bunch of loose but...
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2002, 12:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,737
Posted By JimO
Just found the following in their faq. Not sure...

Just found the following in their faq. Not sure where their data is from but I'm thinking that this might still be a good idea - not all the time but in some situations.
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2002, 11:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,737
Posted By JimO
Good idea, Carl. Reminds me that i have some...

Good idea, Carl. Reminds me that i have some cable around here somewhere. I was going to do something similiar to provide some security for the bicycle when mounted to the car rack but didn't...
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2002, 08:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,737
Posted By JimO
Thanks, everyone. I'll grab a cable lock for the...

Thanks, everyone. I'll grab a cable lock for the jacket and overpants this might also be useful for protecting tank panniers which i was planning on leaving unprotected. I'll likely also get one of...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2002, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,737
Posted By JimO
Wow, thanks Epilido but i'll be all over your...

Wow, thanks Epilido but i'll be all over your astonishing state.

If you're game i'd like to run my route past you at a later date. I have a route now but i have some more home work and tuning to...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2002, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,737
Posted By JimO
Re: 6ft long ABUS lock

Forgot all about the gear that i'd be wearing :doh. A cable lock is good solution for this gear and i should pick one up even for local rides during the warmer weather.

Perhaps i'm just over...
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2002, 11:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,737
Posted By JimO
Luggage / Gear Security

Planning my first long motorcycle trip, a three to four week trip to Arizona. It was originally planned for May but with personal circumstances, heat, and crowds it looks like it will be 'round...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2002, 10:19 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 623,011
Posted By JimO
Thanks, Mario. I've added your comments to our...

Thanks, Mario. I've added your comments to our FAQ.

Jim
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2002, 10:17 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 623,011
Posted By JimO
wxwax, we could perhaps include official...

wxwax, we could perhaps include official distributors as we learn of them. Not sure how many countries we have represented but this may be managable.

I've see "rate the dealer" sites before...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2002, 09:59 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 623,011
Posted By JimO
Thanks you, John. There is nothing like...

Thanks you, John. There is nothing like experience, eh? I've added your comments to our FAQ.

Jim
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2002, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,066
Posted By JimO
Re: trying something different

Not often as its probably not really the physical size of the image that you need to reduce but rather the amount of information about the image that is stored in the file. This normally involves...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2002, 07:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,540
Posted By JimO
For trafficing?:evil

For trafficing?:evil
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2002, 11:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,148
Posted By JimO
Wicked Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: range vs. mileage

So don't leave us in suspense, which one do you think he is.:evil
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2002, 11:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,148
Posted By JimO
Re: Mileage

There is a thread around here somewhere about the affect that aux. lighting can have on milage. As i recall it was significant.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2002, 11:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,540
Posted By JimO
Don't see the resemblence. A magazine review...

Don't see the resemblence.

A magazine review described the bike as looking like a "duck on drugs." I haven't been able to get past this one.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2002, 12:19 AM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 623,011
Posted By JimO
Updated the windscreen faq with a blurb about...

Updated the windscreen faq with a blurb about offroad use, reference to the Boxer Design Draft Deflector and added the Touratech, Witec and Boxer Design windscreens. I couldn't find much to say...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2002, 01:02 AM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 623,011
Posted By JimO
John, good idea - I'll add a blurb at the...

John, good idea - I'll add a blurb at the beginning indicating that off-road factors need to be considered.

Probably obvious but i'm not sure i understand the handle bar protector issue.

I...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2002, 12:55 AM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 623,011
Posted By JimO
Lamps, certainly. Why don't you send me a couple...

Lamps, certainly. Why don't you send me a couple to start with just to ensure that i understand what you're referring to.

Thanks.

Jim
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2002, 10:54 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 623,011
Posted By JimO
Dave, unfortunately I don't know why this is...

Dave, unfortunately I don't know why this is happening but I would like to try to duplicate this. If you don't mind, which browser are you using? Could you send a screen capture (Alt+Prnt Scrn)? ...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2002, 10:40 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 623,011
Posted By JimO
epfister, some great ideas. On a possibly...

epfister, some great ideas.

On a possibly related note, I think we do need to be careful not to duplicate work that might be elsewhere on the web. There are a few great sites. I saw a brake...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2002, 10:30 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 623,011
Posted By JimO
Re: Nice job

murf, not really sure. Five or six one evening but there were a couple of shorter sessions. While i don't do web site development, like many on the forum, my career is IT so hours in front of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2002, 10:24 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 623,011
Posted By JimO
The primary reason i took this on is because i'm...

The primary reason i took this on is because i'm currently off work on strike. Being a fellow Ontarian you've probably figured out that i work for the provincial government. This makes me an easy...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2002, 10:07 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 623,011
Posted By JimO
Thanks, Sid. I'm not sure how to handle this. I...

Thanks, Sid. I'm not sure how to handle this. I was thinking that keeping costs at MSRP was the best approach as it avoids some potential issues re: keeping the pages up-to-date with current best...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2002, 08:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,419
Posted By JimO
Re: not tough, just dumb

The F650 is a beautiful bike. It would quite likely have been my ride but for plans to do some longish touring which i thought would be worth an initial struggle with the heft of the GS.

Where...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2002, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,419
Posted By JimO
Chickendick, thanks again for the info.

Chickendick, thanks again for the info.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2002, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,419
Posted By JimO
Shazam, i'm impressed. Do you use an electric...

Shazam, i'm impressed. Do you use an electric vest/jacket? In my defense :uhhuh, i was worried about road salt and as a new rider i didn't want to tempt fate.

So we have three TO riders on this...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2002, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 623,011
Posted By JimO
Windscreen FAQ

As you may know, i volunteered to prepare a windscreen FAQ for our forum. Certainly not because of any expertise, rather because i have some available time. I am now at a stage where i need some...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2002, 12:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,192
Posted By JimO
fwiw, a.chickendick has some useful information...

fwiw, a.chickendick has some useful information on the Vanderlinde at How 'bout some Canadian pipe?!! (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=2764)
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2002, 12:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,419
Posted By JimO
Chickendick, i was out on Monday for a bit but...

Chickendick, i was out on Monday for a bit but not on the 404.

Thanks for the feedback on the Vanderlinde. It is on my list but will have to wait until next year - i need to get better geared for...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2002, 08:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,419
Posted By JimO
Impeccable timing, Chickendick. The following is...

Impeccable timing, Chickendick. The following is from a message i recently posted in the exhaust thread. Do you think the performance numbers are believable? How loud was the R exhaust?

Does...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2002, 10:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,517
Posted By JimO
Done. If anyone is aware of a FAQ they...

Done. If anyone is aware of a FAQ they particularly like the format of, please provide a URL.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2002, 12:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,517
Posted By JimO
Fish (and Guzzler), not sure about the skill part...

Fish (and Guzzler), not sure about the skill part but i'm unfortunately off from work due to a strike and the riding weather hasn't been very good. I'd be willing to take a shot at this if no one...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2002, 11:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,192
Posted By JimO
Anyone familiar with the Vanderlinde exhaust? I...

Anyone familiar with the Vanderlinde exhaust? I think the GS iteration is new.

http://www.edgemoto.com/vanderlinde/van_GS.html
Forum: Beasts 04-03-2002, 04:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,963
Posted By JimO
There is a review of the vstrom in this months...

There is a review of the vstrom in this months Motorcyclist. Its generally very favourable but did note that there was some instability after the first several degrees of lean in (there is, however,...
Forum: Ride reports 04-02-2002, 09:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,339
Posted By JimO
Cucaracha is your bike, i hope. I'm feeling a...

Cucaracha is your bike, i hope. I'm feeling a little insecure:rofl

Glad you're okay.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2002, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By JimO
Interesting. Thanks for the effort, Hugh. ...

Interesting. Thanks for the effort, Hugh.

I'm a ways from 20k. Let us know how you make out if you do try it.

Jim
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2002, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By JimO
Motorcycle Technic Web Site

Found this site interesting... Both links are to the same site with the first translated by Google.
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2002, 09:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,857
Posted By JimO
Unfortunately i can't read German so i had Google...

Unfortunately i can't read German so i had Google translate for me. Hilarious. For example:

"The Alaska Ferry at the jetty in Vancouver Iceland. We drove still another few kilometer, because the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2002, 09:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 716
Posted By JimO
Mystery solved then. They must be in Canada -...

Mystery solved then. They must be in Canada - half of them anyway.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2002, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 960
Posted By JimO
I think you're on to something, CowTownGS. ...

I think you're on to something, CowTownGS. Perhaps if it could slide down as a sun screen it would a little more practical. Also, shouldn't the logo be "Get more out of the boxer"? Maybe you can...
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