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Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2012, 01:29 PM
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Views: 410
Posted By Missouri Marine
Lewis & Clark Lite

I recently retired from a position in MO and before moving to GA, I decided to ride the L&C trail from Camp River Dubois, IL to Ft. Clatsop, OR. I made a short trip to Camp River Dubois (Hartford,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-28-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,291
Posted By Missouri Marine
2610

Garmin will likely refurbish your unit if you send it to them in Olathe, Kansas. I asked them to repair the compact flash receptacle, and it came back with a new screen, repaired receptacle and who...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 747
Posted By Missouri Marine
Fuel Gauge Accuracy

I also have a 2010 GS and I ran out of gas with 63 miles showing on my gauge. The local dealer couldn't find any problem. I haven't had a similar problem since this one incident, but I track my...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 982
Posted By Missouri Marine
Risers

Rox on my 2010GS. Work well. Instructions were fine; tightening takes some dexterity. Didn't have to reroute any cables.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,512
Posted By Missouri Marine
Running Rough

I've experienced the same problem with my 2010 GS. I found the vent line on the right side of the bike was blocked with dirt--it happens each time I go off-road in the mud. Is the "canister" you...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,056
Posted By Missouri Marine
Running Rough

I've had my 2010 1200GS in the mud/water twice and each time it ran rough afterward (loss of power and some backfiring when the throttle is rolled off). On both occasions, when I opened the gas cap...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-27-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,501
Posted By Missouri Marine
RawHyde

Gateway BMW had a similar arrangement near Potosi, MO a few weeks ago. Great experience--it rained all day, every day. Those of us on street tires worked pretty hard most of the time to keep the...
Forum: Vendors 03-26-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 52,734
Posted By Missouri Marine
Gaerne Boots

Thanks.
Forum: Vendors 03-25-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 52,734
Posted By Missouri Marine
Gaerne Adventure

How would you compare the Pro-tech to the Gaerne Adventure? I'd like something with protection for off-road riding, but comfortable to walk in.

Bob
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,645
Posted By Missouri Marine
Helmet Color

When I see a rider coming at me in opposite traffic and they're wearing a white helmet, I know it's probably a BMW. White or yellow for me; best viz.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,077
Posted By Missouri Marine
Gateway

Just purchased my 2010 GS from Honz and Paul. Good folks; fair and square.

Looking forward to the Off-road course they sponsor in May.

Bob
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-09-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,278
Posted By Missouri Marine
GS Off Road

I was told about the ride from one of the instructors only coincidentally through this forum. It was explained to me that Gateway calls their customers first to ask if they want to participate. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,278
Posted By Missouri Marine
GS Off Road

I just signed up for Gateways off-road course today. The course is 13-15 May near Potosi, MO. The slots are filling up quickly.

Justin at Gateway highly recommends the course for folks like...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-06-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,278
Posted By Missouri Marine
Good Book

Thanks to everyone for the advice. I'm ordering the DVD as several recommended and will sign up for an off-road course sponsored by Gateway BMW in St. Louis. Looking forward to getting started!
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,278
Posted By Missouri Marine
Good Book (advneture riding techniques)

Bought my first GS after many years street riding and would like to get some off-road experience. The best way to learn may be just to practice off-road, but are there any suggestions for a good...
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,640
Posted By Missouri Marine
Pelican Cases

I purchased two 1430 top-loading cases from Ralph's for $59 ea and ordered the H-B racks and adapter kits from Caribou. Racks haven't arrived yet, so I can't comment on the mounting procedures for...
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