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Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 721
Posted By maverickoc
Lifesaver!

I had exactly the problem you described and the solution was simple and quick, thanks to your post. I can't believe how badly the seating of the two cables are designed. Looks like it is only a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-27-2011, 12:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,228
Posted By maverickoc
What is the KTM part number on your CD?

What is the KTM part number on your CD?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-31-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,228
Posted By maverickoc
Thanks, that'll do it.

Thanks, that'll do it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-31-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,228
Posted By maverickoc
Did this ever bear fruit? I am looking for...

Did this ever bear fruit? I am looking for something covering the wiring in a 2011 KTM 990 Adventure Dakar...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 597,924
Posted By maverickoc
I pegged you as an electronics engineer, but I...

I pegged you as an electronics engineer, but I was clearly wrong. You Sir, are a good old fashioned alchemist! :clap

You should give that ole lead-to-gold thing a try, you might just be the one...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-24-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,574
Posted By maverickoc
SgtDuster, your post above is a little ambiguous...

SgtDuster, your post above is a little ambiguous as to who you are addressing. I do hope you realize that I (the OP) have never expressed anything but appreciation for any and all comments made by...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-24-2011, 05:26 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,574
Posted By maverickoc
While not quite true, I can see why you and...

While not quite true, I can see why you and others could see it that way, but I did not and do not see how that can be helped.

I am posting here about an ongoing claim that might still go into...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-24-2011, 05:01 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,574
Posted By maverickoc
Not true. In my opening post I wrote: ...

Not true. In my opening post I wrote:



So far this has been working exceedingly well. We are about to get into that one battle and I am hoping that the publicity and many supportive posts will...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-24-2011, 04:56 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,574
Posted By maverickoc
I could not figure out which forum was the...

I could not figure out which forum was the "right" one and given how the moderators bounced this thread around, that was not so clear to them either. It seems now that a consensus has been reached...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-24-2011, 04:47 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,574
Posted By maverickoc
Chapter 03 - Why your rights don't serve you justice! - Part 4

Read Part 3 here. (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=16699862&postcount=114)

If you have signed up to your motorcycle insurance through an agent (like we did), there is a good chance that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-24-2011, 04:20 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,574
Posted By maverickoc
Chapter 03 - Why your rights don't serve you justice! - Part 3

Read Part 2 here. (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=16598542&postcount=73)

I realized that a good amount of my mental turmoil was caused by the fact that somewhere along the way I had...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,574
Posted By maverickoc
Chapter 03 - Why your rights don't serve you justice! - Part 2

Read Part 1 here. (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=16597376&postcount=70)

Day 04, Bad to Worse.

Late that Friday afternoon I received a call from my friendly BMW dealership...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,574
Posted By maverickoc
Chapter 03 - Why your rights don't serve you justice! - Part 1

Read Chapter 02 (Tow truck 101, get it up and keep it there!??) here. (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=16593167&postcount=58)

Let's recap here for a second. My wife and I took a little...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2011, 01:55 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,574
Posted By maverickoc
Chapter 02: Tow truck 101, get it up and keep it there!?? - Part 4

Read Part 3 here. (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=16593210&postcount=61)

STAN is apologetic and assures me that it will be all alright, he's got insurance that will take care of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2011, 01:51 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,574
Posted By maverickoc
Chapter 02: Tow truck 101, get it up and keep it there!?? - Part 3

Read Part 2 here. (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=16593178&postcount=59)

With both bikes presumably safely tucked away, my wife and I followed KENNY into the truck and off we went. Off...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2011, 01:35 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,574
Posted By maverickoc
Chapter 02: Tow truck 101, get it up and keep it there!?? - Part 2

Read Part 1 here. (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=16593167&postcount=58)

He's taking the half of the strap that ripped off and replaces it with another. I can not see anything wrong...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2011, 01:28 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,574
Posted By maverickoc
Chapter 02: Tow truck 101, get it up and keep it there!?? - Part 1

Read Chapter 01 (How we ended up on that darn tow truck) here. (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=16404622&postcount=17)

Never has a tow truck shown up so quickly! Last time I was stuck...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2011, 11:49 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,574
Posted By maverickoc
This is definitively an excellent idea and...

This is definitively an excellent idea and something everyone that finances his purchase should do.

When we purchased our bikes at the dealership, we specifically asked for a Gap insurance (we did...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,574
Posted By maverickoc
And you will. The next chapter will cover the...

And you will. The next chapter will cover the "accident".




Yes, as I also replied to stahop, I had found out about this in the course of this case, and if I had know it sooner, this...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2011, 11:14 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,574
Posted By maverickoc
Patience stahop, all in good time. Please do let...

Patience stahop, all in good time. Please do let me tell the story in my own time. I am in no rush (and certainly not looking for any kind of frenzy).

In that context, another lesson I learned is,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,332
Posted By maverickoc
Just FYI to all, I am forced to suspend this...

Just FYI to all, I am forced to suspend this project for now, because this happened:

http://fc02.deviantart.net/fs70/f/2011/196/2/6/hanging_on_a_thread_by_maverickoc-d3sdzrs.jpg


I do fully...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,574
Posted By maverickoc
Yes. I'll elaborate later in this thread, but at...

Yes. I'll elaborate later in this thread, but at the beginning, I would have lost the bike AND still owed BMW Financial money for the bike!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,574
Posted By maverickoc
Yeah, we are aware of that and we are thinking...

Yeah, we are aware of that and we are thinking about that angle. The tow company has multiple trucks insured and so we figured they should be able to exert some pressure.

However, the actual...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,574
Posted By maverickoc
I tried that, but it seems that if you did not...

I tried that, but it seems that if you did not suffer a personal injury, there's no lawyer to be found :baldy
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,574
Posted By maverickoc
I hope you'll understand, that 'll have to wait...

I hope you'll understand, that 'll have to wait with naming names until this is resolved (it's one of the few leverages I have). But thank you for your offer of support. I might take you up on that....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,574
Posted By maverickoc
Sorry, I don't get it "B"? :huh

Sorry, I don't get it "B"? :huh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,574
Posted By maverickoc
This is indeed one of the lessons. It was...

This is indeed one of the lessons.

It was the tow truck company that gave me their insurance company information and told to contact them. I grew up in Germany, where that is in fact what you do....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,574
Posted By maverickoc
Chapter 01: Preface - How we ended up on that darn tow truck - Part 3

Read Part 2 here. (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=16404716&postcount=19)

Now, thanks to Chris and his family, we were out of the mountains, and had reached tarmac, but still no joy. We...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,574
Posted By maverickoc
Chapter 01: Preface - How we ended up on that darn tow truck - Part 2

Read Part 1 here. (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=16404622&postcount=17)

We had spotted what turned out to be a little turn out at a path crossing, promising some traffic. So we decided...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,574
Posted By maverickoc
Chapter 01: Preface - How we ended up on that darn tow truck - Part 1

Check out the Overview Post here (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=16402965&postcount=2)

This tale begins with an exciting overnight trip in Southern California, mostly off road, my wife...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,574
Posted By maverickoc
We ended up dealing with the Tow Truck company's...

We ended up dealing with the Tow Truck company's insurance (that's what the Tow Truck company told us to do - and yes, there is a lesson to learn from that too). It is undisputed, that the Tow Truck...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,574
Posted By maverickoc
Overview - Last Update 2011-08-10

Chapters

Preface - How we ended up on that darn tow truck.

Part 1 (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=16404622&postcount=17)
Part 2...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,574
Posted By maverickoc
HELP - Epic fight with an insurance company (ongoing)

This tale begins with an exiting overnight trip in Southern California, mostly off road, my wife on her 2010 F650GS twin ("BLUE") and I on my 2010 R1200GS ("RED") undertook this past Memorial Day...
Forum: Vendors 07-13-2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 34,360
Posted By maverickoc
Order placed, email sent. Thank you for...

Order placed, email sent.

Thank you for organizing this :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 597,924
Posted By maverickoc
So I've been thinking about how to solve the...

So I've been thinking about how to solve the issues that made using a jumper the better solution.

Just to be clear, this aspect has caught my interest on a pure engineering-challenge level, and in...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,186
Posted By maverickoc
One more thought: I had this issue with my...

One more thought:
I had this issue with my gal's side stand on her f650gs (she managed to sheer the whole thing, stand and mount and everything off) and it was not only the switch that was damaged...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,186
Posted By maverickoc
I am rebuilding my r1200gs and noticed this on...

I am rebuilding my r1200gs and noticed this on eBay for $40
side stand switch...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2011, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 597,924
Posted By maverickoc
Just let me say as a fellow engineer, it is a...

Just let me say as a fellow engineer, it is a pleasure seeing this much care and thought put into a design. In these days it happens so rarely!
One word: Ausgezeichnet! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 597,924
Posted By maverickoc
Those are excellent points! :thumb It's always...

Those are excellent points! :thumb
It's always the question which of the parts will break down first and then figuring out, how one can make that one last longer, isn't it?

From what I can see...
Forum: Vendors 07-11-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 34,360
Posted By maverickoc
Sunday, Los Padres NF

This happened to us on Sunday: Whata Trail in Los Padres National Forrest, about half way up Frazier Mountain: too much for my gal's F650GS twin... Steep rock face section, not enough clearance......
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