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Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,720
Posted By gsmotodad
Final drives

I had on 01 gs bought new rode 85k no final drive repairs,a 1994 rs 100k no final drive repairs,and an 05 gs 67k no final drive repairs.Now have a 14 lc.
Forum: Australia 02-23-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 13,870
Posted By gsmotodad
Adventure riding

The best way I found was to see the wife get a good education,make a lot of money so I can do what I want.Works for me.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,505
Posted By gsmotodad
tires

It is pretty hard to beat the handling and wear of the conti trail attacks.They hadle far supeior to the anakees on gravel allso.I think I have tried about every dual sport tire made.On an Alaskan...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 136,558
Posted By gsmotodad
tires

I am aware this is a Shiko thread,but there is a lot about tourances too.
I just want to say that the conti trail attacks have been a terrific tire for me.For a little over $240 a set.I did...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-24-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11,858
Views: 629,898
Posted By gsmotodad
Thanks

Thanks all,and especially prop forward for a great meet.I enjoyed meeting all.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-19-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11,858
Views: 629,898
Posted By gsmotodad
Meet and Greet

I will try to be there.



Out west in nowheresville.
Forum: Trip Planning 04-07-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 46,317
Posted By gsmotodad
Go with whatever strikes your fancy.I hear an...

Go with whatever strikes your fancy.I hear an awfull lot of condemnation of BMW shaft drives,and mine may fail tomorrow,But I have done three trips to Alaska,the maritimes,another to Newfoundland,at...
Forum: Ride reports 03-06-2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 45,728
Posted By gsmotodad
Ride report

Hardwaregrbrl,you have the gift,to make a read interesting.I have done a few laps around the big lake myself,and am no stranger to aerostich.Keep ridin and writin we all appreciate it.:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-25-2009, 02:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,048
Posted By gsmotodad
Throttle rocker

I use one on my KLR.It does help some,and I don't see there are any safety issues with it.I have the one that velcroes on,and think it may be better than some others.:evil
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-23-2009, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By gsmotodad
Yuma Riders

Anybody up for a ride near Yuma.
I am down visiting relatives and brought the KLR along.Will be here till the 30th
Forum: Trip Planning 01-12-2009, 11:07 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 46,317
Posted By gsmotodad
Shaft Drive

I have owned three BMWs since the late eighties.While not absolutely trouble free,I have only had one failure and that was a transmission not a final drive.190k I have ridden some fairly rough trails...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2008, 04:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By gsmotodad
tires

Second on the Conti's.I had a set of trail attacks put on for an Alaska trip this summer.8k on them now.Looks to be a couple more to go yet.I believe they are the same compound.I have never gotten...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2008, 06:11 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 8,883
Posted By gsmotodad
Stich

I have:clap had three since 1994.I live in MN. so Duluth is not far away,and have allways bought my suits there.
I just completed a 9k ride through the YT,and Alaska.It rained allmost every...
Forum: Face plant 08-26-2008, 04:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 18,042
Posted By gsmotodad
Good that you are OK.And I will second the...

Good that you are OK.And I will second the atgatt.From personal experience.It saved my arse allso.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2008, 11:51 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,289
Posted By gsmotodad
oil usage

I had a new R1100rs in 1994 it quit using oil at about 12k miles.
I bought a new GS in 2001 it took it 40k to quit using oil.
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2008, 05:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,556
Posted By gsmotodad
Great trip,and photos.Thanks for posting:clap

Great trip,and photos.Thanks for posting:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-17-2008, 04:08 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,372
Posted By gsmotodad
Age

My first bike a 200 Zundapp.Have enjoyed a lifetime of riding.Lately on my 1150gs which I bought over the phone,new in post falls ID., to go on the Nez Perce GS rally.My latest is a KLR going to BaHa...
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 28,932
Posted By gsmotodad
Your thread is awesome,as are the photos:clap...

Your thread is awesome,as are the photos:clap Keep on keepin on.
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2008, 03:07 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 42,956
Posted By gsmotodad
Great pics,and congrats on your retirement.(18...

Great pics,and congrats on your retirement.(18 months into mine)
Ride long and enjoy.:clap
Forum: Ride reports 01-11-2008, 03:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,896
Posted By gsmotodad
A great ride and a hell of a report and...

A great ride and a hell of a report and pics."Thanks":clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-02-2008, 02:25 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,894
Posted By gsmotodad
I am older than dirt (60) have ridden most all of...

I am older than dirt (60) have ridden most all of my life.Married for 39 yrs to the same woman.This woman has supported me while I rode all of North America,including Newfoundland,Alaska twice and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-02-2008, 12:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,615
Posted By gsmotodad
Three in lets see too many years to remember.1st...

Three in lets see too many years to remember.1st hit a buick wildcat(1965)
She pulled out after stoping.Went thru the windshield,no injuries,but my 1957 ZUNDAPP was toast.
Next a friends Honda.Fell...
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2008, 07:44 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 42,956
Posted By gsmotodad
Congrats Lobby.I retired in the fall of 06.Did a...

Congrats Lobby.I retired in the fall of 06.Did a Mexican tour Nov. 06.You are going to love Mexico.Still need to see C.A.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2007, 06:30 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,549
Posted By gsmotodad
2001 r1150

I own an R1150Gs that I love,but it has not been bulletproof.In 2003 with 22k on the clock it lost a tranny and left me stranded in Montana.Since then it has been all over the continent,and...
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2007, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,135
Posted By gsmotodad
A little cold mor not it was still a nice...

A little cold mor not it was still a nice ride.Makes me jealous,with all the ice and snow we have here.:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2007, 06:03 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 29,438
Posted By gsmotodad
Just saw your thread and great pics.i Did most of...

Just saw your thread and great pics.i Did most of this trip last summer,when we rode around all of the major volcanos in the cascades,From Mt.Baker to Mt.Shasta.Thanks for the memories.:clap
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2007, 08:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,233
Posted By gsmotodad
Hey Gasket we are the same age,and for the same...

Hey Gasket we are the same age,and for the same reasons I puchased an 08 KlR.We did BaHa last winter and toured the mainland which included a trip to Batopilas.My 01 GS did just fine,but It convinced...
Forum: Ride reports 10-24-2007, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 1,429,910
Posted By gsmotodad
This is what all ride reports wish they were. ...

This is what all ride reports wish they were.
Thanks for sharing:clap
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2007, 05:35 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 61,760
Posted By gsmotodad
More please.:clap :clap

More please.:clap :clap
Forum: Face plant 09-04-2007, 06:33 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,539
Posted By gsmotodad
Sorry to hear this,you never know when your time...

Sorry to hear this,you never know when your time is up.
Forum: Face plant 09-04-2007, 06:29 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,855
Posted By gsmotodad
Good that you are both OK. Two years ago I...

Good that you are both OK.
Two years ago I had a brain fart and did a highside on the North Klondike Hwy.I was wearing an Aerostich two piece,and the same helmet you were.The gear performed...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2007, 07:28 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 117,031
Posted By gsmotodad
Great report.That is a lot of miles on a small...

Great report.That is a lot of miles on a small bike:clap
I am currently considering downsizing my bike stable.I would love to have a TW.
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2007, 05:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,970
Posted By gsmotodad
Lovely pics and a great report:clap Someday I...

Lovely pics and a great report:clap Someday I hope to get there.
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2007, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,001
Posted By gsmotodad
Stomp and gsmotodad made the cover as well.(Lower...

Stomp and gsmotodad made the cover as well.(Lower center)
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2007, 04:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 956
Posted By gsmotodad
Thanks OZZ. Yes see Happy Trails for the...

Thanks OZZ.
Yes see Happy Trails for the engine and brush guards.
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2007, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 956
Posted By gsmotodad
If you don't mind I will add to your question.How...

If you don't mind I will add to your question.How about a centerstand,has anyone mounted one on an 08 KLR.
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2007, 01:43 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 13,868
Posted By gsmotodad
Terrific report and awesome pics.Good that you...

Terrific report and awesome pics.Good that you could do it with your son.
My son and I allso do adv tours together.:clap
SEE ( Fish tacos,tecates and 20,000 corners through Mexico.)
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2007, 06:36 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 25,166
Posted By gsmotodad
Great report and pics.Awsome ride:clap Is there...

Great report and pics.Awsome ride:clap Is there more
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2007, 11:27 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 34,652
Posted By gsmotodad
Wow great pics.:clap

Wow great pics.:clap
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2007, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,257
Posted By gsmotodad
:clap Great report and pics.On our next tour of...

:clap Great report and pics.On our next tour of Mexico Ill have to convince my partner to go there.
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