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Forum: Beasts 08-25-2014, 02:04 PM
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Posted By tar356
Friday on Angeles Crest Hwy.

Friday on Angeles Crest Hwy.
Forum: Vendors 08-07-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 697
Views: 61,342
Posted By tar356
At this point, I think I'm leaning toward the...

At this point, I think I'm leaning toward the Garmin 62 series. It appears to have the track capacity, topo maps, and the small form factor I like.
Forum: Vendors 08-07-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 697
Views: 61,342
Posted By tar356
Exactly what I wanted to know....thx!

Exactly what I wanted to know....thx!
Forum: Vendors 08-07-2014, 08:52 AM
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Views: 61,342
Posted By tar356
Great info pinevalley... Do you feel your...

Great info pinevalley...

Do you feel your Garmin 60 was adequate for the HoW??

Thanks
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8,598
Views: 1,684,910
Posted By tar356
Windscreen

Does anyone recognize this windscreen? Always looking for options!

Thanks
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 24,526
Views: 4,501,780
Posted By tar356
After getting home from work and staring at it...

After getting home from work and staring at it for about 10 seconds, it became too obvious:

1. Remove the rear master cylinder guard (two bolts).

2. Reinsert the two bolts to hold the master...
Forum: Beasts 08-04-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 24,526
Views: 4,501,780
Posted By tar356
After rereading my post, it dawned on me that I...

After rereading my post, it dawned on me that I recently changed the position of my rear brake pedal...I'm thinking now that my brake light is working, and it's on all of the time because the rear...
Forum: Beasts 08-04-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 24,526
Views: 4,501,780
Posted By tar356
Brake light problem

I did a search, but didn't find anything...

I have a "new" leftover 2012, and the brake light is not working. The tail light is working, but neither the front or rear lever will actuate the brake...
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,035
Posted By tar356
That will be the ultimate bike (at least for me),...

That will be the ultimate bike (at least for me), an 80% version of my S10.

I'm in the same boat as browneye and others....the older I get, the smaller my bikes need to get! lol
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,336
Posted By tar356
ADV67 - Is the bracket from Yamaha? Thanks

ADV67 - Is the bracket from Yamaha?

Thanks
Forum: Vendors 07-10-2014, 04:40 PM
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Views: 61,342
Posted By tar356
HoW tires

I've been lurkin on this thread, in hopes of riding the HoW loop in '15, and glad to see tire questions come up.

Curious on your thoughts about tires for big bikes?....specifically my Super...
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By tar356
After many BMWs, I made the leap to the S10, and...

After many BMWs, I made the leap to the S10, and lovin every minute of it!

Buy it.
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,561
Posted By tar356
According to my local dealer, if they are an...

According to my local dealer, if they are an authorized Yamaha dealer, the recall has to be done before it can leave the lot.

Just bought a new '12 myself. The dealer explained the recall program...
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,336
Posted By tar356
Super Tenere GPS mounting ideas - let's see them.

Looking for GPS mounting options for my S10.

I haven't bought a GPS unit yet, because I can't decide whether I want something mounted above the instruments or on the handlebars???

Thanks
Forum: Beasts 04-30-2014, 01:49 PM
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Views: 4,501,780
Posted By tar356
Heidi K60 tires....again

Anyone running a 140/80-17 K60? The specs show it to be slightly taller than the 150/70.

Thanks
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 24,526
Views: 4,501,780
Posted By tar356
Arai helmets

Anyone riding with an Arai XD-4 or equal adventure type helmet and a stock windscreen?

I know everybody is built differently, just hoping to get an overall thumbs up or down.

Thanks
Forum: Vendors 03-10-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 57,789
Posted By tar356
That was one question I forgot to ask...

That was one question I forgot to ask also....stock cable lengths are o.k.?
Forum: Beasts 02-20-2014, 10:05 AM
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Views: 1,684,910
Posted By tar356
Which tank bag is that? Looks like a Rollie on...

Which tank bag is that? Looks like a Rollie on the back??

Thanks again...
Forum: Beasts 02-19-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8,598
Views: 1,684,910
Posted By tar356
What bag combination is that?...and what crash...

What bag combination is that?...and what crash bar?

Thanks,
Forum: Vendors 12-19-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 57,789
Posted By tar356
A summary??

Ok..

I've been watching and reading all of the great work all of you have been doing to sort out the Tenere wheel sizing issue....appreciate the efforts.

Here's what I want to do, and according...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 43,160
Posted By tar356
Good looking bikes....anyone else??

Good looking bikes....anyone else??
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,266
Posted By tar356
Updates

Since the last photos, I've added a windscreen from an R1200R, Fastway Adv pegs(in the lo-boy postion) and a set of Heidi K60s.

The windscreen is not a bolt on part and required quite a few hours...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-06-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,227
Posted By tar356
Quick question....is there cell coverage on the...

Quick question....is there cell coverage on the Carrizo?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,306
Posted By tar356
You folks are good.... Yes Liz, that's the...

You folks are good....

Yes Liz, that's the bike. You're right, the GS arm is shorter and raises the bike. If you read through the build thread, you'll see that's exactly what I installed, along...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,240
Posted By tar356
H96669 - Great info! Yes, it's the OEM shock. ...

H96669 - Great info! Yes, it's the OEM shock.

mouthfull - Good question, what is the stock spring rate??

Who knows of a good supplier for these springs?

My only concern is that typically,...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,240
Posted By tar356
R1100GS rear spring/shock

I'd like to change the spring rate on the rear shock. I know I can send it out (and may), but would like try it myself if possible.

Has anyone here changed out their own spring, and would like to...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 326
Posted By tar356
Rear master cylinder on R1100R

I'll post here for lack of a better forum...

Does anyone make a rebuild kit for the rear master? I'm getting a long pedal. Pumping it helps, but the pressure bleeds off over night. I've bled the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,306
Posted By tar356
I'll bump this to the top... Thanks

I'll bump this to the top...

Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 960
Posted By tar356
Ok, answered my own questions.... According...

Ok, answered my own questions....

According to the Heidi site, they both have the same speed and load ratings. The 140 is 26.46" overall diameter, and the 150 is 25.83". The max rim width for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 960
Posted By tar356
Thanks for the reply... I travel light, but...

Thanks for the reply...

I travel light, but good thought about the load rating.

Two more questions:

1. What are the max load ratings of those two sizes?

2. What is the overall diameter...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 960
Posted By tar356
140 vs. 150 rear tire

I don't really want to start another "which brand of tire" thread, but had a quick question about tire sizes.

I'm going to try a set of Heidenau K60s this time around, and noticed that they make a...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,053
Posted By tar356
"I was thinking if you took off the caliper,...

"I was thinking if you took off the caliper, shined a small light in the bleeder port, you might be able to see the issue. Possibly...at your own risk of course, be able to take a drill bit JUST with...
Forum: Ride reports 01-31-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3,621
Views: 1,681,975
Posted By tar356
Hey Noah... Great adventure! Quick...

Hey Noah...

Great adventure! Quick question...if you were to start over, would you choose the same bike??

Thanks and good luck!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,053
Posted By tar356
slartidbartfast - my thoughts too...brake fluid...

slartidbartfast - my thoughts too...brake fluid is thin slippery stuff...could be residual coming down the threads from the new bleeder I installed. Everything is bone dry right now...will monitor.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,053
Posted By tar356
I should have added in my post that I've tried a...

I should have added in my post that I've tried a new bleeder. I'm thinking it's scored down in the seat.

I may try and reface the seat in my mill.

Hate to buy another caliper, but....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,053
Posted By tar356
R1100 caliper question

I have an odd issue with the left front caliper on my '99 R1100. I can't seem to get the bleeder to stop weeping???

I flushed and bled the system recently, and was very careful not to overtighten...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-24-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,227
Posted By tar356
eatpasta - My reserve light lights up around the...

eatpasta - My reserve light lights up around the 150 mark, dry at 200. I can carry more if need be, but looking at the map, it seems about 125+/- from Frazier to Santa Margarita. Looks like a good...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-24-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,227
Posted By tar356
Carrizo Plain area advice

Looking for advice or a route to get me from Orange County, through the Carrizo Plain area, and ending up around SLO.

I'm riding a big twin, so nothing too technical, but needs to include dirt! I...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,266
Posted By tar356
Thanks to all for the nice words, it's been a fun...

Thanks to all for the nice words, it's been a fun project and I have more changes coming...stay tuned!

"Kurt" - Some parts will change over on the 1200R and GS. The early bikes like mine shared a...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,018
Posted By tar356
Seems odd...why wouldn't they?

Seems odd...why wouldn't they?
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