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Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 660
Posted By DrLax
Check the pin for the rear brake pads. It can...

Check the pin for the rear brake pads. It can corrode and cause the pads to stick and drag.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,064
Posted By DrLax
The string plugs suck when it is cold. Cold...

The string plugs suck when it is cold. Cold fingers, stiff cord that breaks, and wet glue to coat your fingers will have you cursing. Go with the stop n go pocket tire plugger kit. Its fast and easy.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,897
Posted By DrLax
Do a track day ride. Everyone going the same...

Do a track day ride. Everyone going the same direction and no cagers out to kill you.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,097
Posted By DrLax
I wonder it the fuel tanks are expanding like the...

I wonder it the fuel tanks are expanding like the Ducati plastic tanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,973
Posted By DrLax
I've got the DDM Tuning HID Kit, (35W, H7, 4500K)...

I've got the DDM Tuning HID Kit, (35W, H7, 4500K) in my 2009 GSA. The kit will be 3 years old this April and with about 20k miles on the road and some rocky trails. Works great.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-13-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,111
Posted By DrLax
Seems like it is a crap shoot. I plated an 03...

Seems like it is a crap shoot. I plated an 03 CR250R here in Virginia about a year and a half ago without any problem. I bought it new from a Virginia dealer in 2003. I presented the Certificate of...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2,785
Views: 878,620
Posted By DrLax
Got to spend some time with the big girl around...

Got to spend some time with the big girl around Ouray and Silverton, CO.

http://images23.fotki.com/v857/photos/2/43452/10840956/02262962032-vi.jpg
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-27-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,487
Posted By DrLax
The Montana needs a "special" USB charger. Why...

The Montana needs a "special" USB charger. Why not follow the spec so that any USB charger can be used. It can only be idiot engineers or a greedy company. Times are a changing.
Forum: Upcoming 08-05-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 98,190
Posted By DrLax
http://images51.fotki.com/v278/photos/2/43452/1227...

http://images51.fotki.com/v278/photos/2/43452/12272018/IMG_0256-vi.jpg
Forum: Upcoming 07-27-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 98,190
Posted By DrLax
A fantastic morning up Pole Creek trail. ...

A fantastic morning up Pole Creek trail.

http://images59.fotki.com/v426/photos/2/43452/12272018/23396624383978-vi.jpg (http://public.fotki.com/Surowiec/adv/23-396624383978.html)Hosted on Fotki...
Forum: Upcoming 06-25-2013, 03:36 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 98,190
Posted By DrLax
I'll be on a little CFR230. I may be about 2 HP...

I'll be on a little CFR230. I may be about 2 HP more. Since you haven't been on rocks, I'm guessing you may have regular inner tubes. Consider putting in heavy duty tubes to help avoid a pinch-flat...
Forum: Upcoming 06-14-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 98,190
Posted By DrLax
Add one to the count for Virginia! I've ridden...

Add one to the count for Virginia!
I've ridden some of the passes on a GSA but I think I'll be hauling a little CRF230 out for this one. Anyone have jet recommendations?
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,073
Posted By DrLax
I went with a 105 main jet and a 48 pilot. Runs...

I went with a 105 main jet and a 48 pilot. Runs without choke now. I am essentially at sea level.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By DrLax
I had to grind down the outside diameter of a...

I had to grind down the outside diameter of a Husky 5/8" sparkplug socket (from Home Depot) to get to the lower plugs on my '09 GSA.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1,749
Views: 628,652
Posted By DrLax
Near Ourey, CO ...

Near Ourey, CO
http://images52.fotki.com/v638/photos/2/43452/10840956/02262962032-vi.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,049
Posted By DrLax
Same problem here with the welt. Nice to know I...

Same problem here with the welt. Nice to know I could send it back and get recovered.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,356
Posted By DrLax
The Sargent is comfortable when sitting but the...

The Sargent is comfortable when sitting but the piping they use cuts into my legs when standing.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-12-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 64,610
Posted By DrLax
If I get the CR250 running this weekend it will...

If I get the CR250 running this weekend it will be in the pickup and I will have a heavy duty 2 burner stove and propane.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-30-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 64,610
Posted By DrLax
In for Saturday pork!

In for Saturday pork!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,734
Posted By DrLax
I have an 09 GSA. OEM filter and stock exhaust. ...

I have an 09 GSA. OEM filter and stock exhaust. The plugs are light colored. It also pings at low rpm and high temperatures.
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,834
Posted By DrLax
Freeze your ass to the bone once while riding and...

Freeze your ass to the bone once while riding and you'll be buying an electric jacket.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-18-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 64,610
Posted By DrLax
There should be enough liquid sunshine and fire...

There should be enough liquid sunshine and fire smoke to keep everyone smelling fresh. 50 degree water? No thanks.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-15-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 64,610
Posted By DrLax
:thumbup In :thumbup

:thumbup In :thumbup
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-14-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By DrLax
I've heard of this place but have never been. ...

I've heard of this place but have never been. It's West of Winchester.:
http://www.motocove.com/gpage1.html (http://www.motocove.com)
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 61,269
Posted By DrLax
I tried the MC5's and the reinforced angled wires...

I tried the MC5's and the reinforced angled wires coming out of the ear pieces touch the inside of my helmet and make them unusable for me.
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 61,269
Posted By DrLax
I've been using these since last Spring as a...

I've been using these since last Spring as a replacement for the etymotic until I find better. $37

http://www.amazon.com/Klipsch-Image-Noise-Isolating-Galaxy-Green/dp/B0044TVYWG

They're just a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,517
Posted By DrLax
Got comprehensive insurance on the bike? Seems...

Got comprehensive insurance on the bike? Seems like it should be covered.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-03-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 18,032
Posted By DrLax
Thanks! Called today. He's making a drop for...

Thanks! Called today. He's making a drop for someone at the campground tonight and he'll be coming through again late Friday afternoon.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-02-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 18,032
Posted By DrLax
Anyone know of a place nearby Natural Chimneys to...

Anyone know of a place nearby Natural Chimneys to pick up firewood? Fairfax and Loudoun counties have been quarantined.
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,744
Posted By DrLax
BanhXeo, How did you position the rear turn...

BanhXeo,
How did you position the rear turn signal? I've already melted one off.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-06-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 18,032
Posted By DrLax
I rode my R1200GSA last year. It is a lot of...

I rode my R1200GSA last year. It is a lot of work on the trails because of the rocks and not so much fun in the corners on the loose gravel roads. Also bent up my rims a bit on the trails. One...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,794
Posted By DrLax
Sounds like a blast. How well did your rims hold...

Sounds like a blast. How well did your rims hold up after the rocky trails?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,103
Posted By DrLax
https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/s720x7...

https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/s720x720/384362_2516656594519_210370064_n.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 476
Posted By DrLax
I would go with the silicone tape. It's...

I would go with the silicone tape. It's expensive but does not have adhesive. It is self sticking. We used it on cables and connectors for outside test equipment and it worked great sealing out...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,186
Posted By DrLax
My kid's xr70 was one of the easiest starting...

My kid's xr70 was one of the easiest starting dirt bikes. At 200 lbs the suspension won't work well but it's a fun wheelie monster that'll run forever. There's a forum for these little bikes over...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,626
Posted By DrLax
I feel for you. It was hard seeing scratches on...

I feel for you. It was hard seeing scratches on something that cost so much money. The good news is that eventually you do get over it a bit and then you can really push the envelope and use her...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 911
Posted By DrLax
Probably the only time it pays to have a policy...

Probably the only time it pays to have a policy is when the rim is damaged from a rock or large spike.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,439
Posted By DrLax
Go for the Home Depot gutter gaurd. I ran...

Go for the Home Depot gutter gaurd. I ran through Oklahoma this summer with temps up to 112 degrees with no problems. I put zip ties at the top and bottom, left and right just in case of a big...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,650
Posted By DrLax
STP octane boost (bright orange bottle) worked in...

STP octane boost (bright orange bottle) worked in my 2009 R1200GS Adv. to stop the pinging while riding trails in Ouray Colorado.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,812
Posted By DrLax
My tire guy lubed the rim before mounting my...

My tire guy lubed the rim before mounting my k60s. Just finished a cross country trip and didn't have any problems with losing tire pressure. My spoked rims aren't perfect either after some hard...
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