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Forum: Airheads 10-07-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 27,055
Posted By Spinalcracker
That's true. I only put it on just to warm up...

That's true. I only put it on just to warm up then turn it way down or off.
Forum: Airheads 10-04-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 27,055
Posted By Spinalcracker
Has anybody run a Gerbings heated jacket liner...

Has anybody run a Gerbings heated jacket liner off a R60/5 with the stock electrical system ? The spec sheet says the output is 180 watts.

Gerbings says their jacket liner is 6.9 amps. How is...
Forum: Airheads 09-30-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,637
Posted By Spinalcracker
I found these online. ...

I found these online.

http://spinalcracker.smugmug.com/For-sale/i-VgWhWPX/0/L/Screen%20Shot%202014-09-30%20at%2010.14.18%20AM-L.png


Are they easy to replace ? Do you need a special tool to...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 135,648
Posted By Spinalcracker
Some adventures turn out to be misadventures !! ...

Some adventures turn out to be misadventures !!

Good luck getting the bike repaired.
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2,710
Views: 216,009
Posted By Spinalcracker
That looks handy. Do you know how it is...

That looks handy. Do you know how it is different from they G2 unit ?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,898
Posted By Spinalcracker
You can use a tire pump too. Only has to lift it...

You can use a tire pump too. Only has to lift it enough to get leverage on the bike
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,898
Posted By Spinalcracker
I want something like this for a bike. ...

I want something like this for a bike.

http://youtu.be/aILTlKPu3Zs
Forum: Airheads 07-31-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,637
Posted By Spinalcracker
Are the shocks easy to change myself or do you...

Are the shocks easy to change myself or do you need a special tool to compress the shock to put it on ?
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,637
Posted By Spinalcracker
:thumbup Thanks

:thumbup

Thanks
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,637
Posted By Spinalcracker
Replacement shocks for '72 R60/5

I'm sure my 1972 R60/5 still has the original shocks. A 40 year old shock and a 57 year old spine can make for a rough time on our great New England roads.

What is the recommended replacement...
Forum: Airheads 07-12-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By Spinalcracker
I think I fixed it. I let all the air out of...

I think I fixed it.

I let all the air out of both tires then sat on it and pushed it back and forth in the driveway a couple of times.

Then I put 32 in the front and 35 in the rear. I also put...
Forum: Airheads 07-12-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By Spinalcracker
Great thanks It ran fine with the other...

Great thanks

It ran fine with the other tires some off brand .

I got these because of the reviews.

bMW says 27 psi front and 30 rear. So I will double check
Forum: Airheads 07-11-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By Spinalcracker
Dunlop K70 on a '72 R60/5

I just had a set of Dunlop K70's mounted and balanced on my '72 R60/5 and it feels like I'm on a small washboard driving on the road. It's annoying more that anything but just doesn't feel right.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-09-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By Spinalcracker
Thanks for the reply. I love the Catskills !...

Thanks for the reply.

I love the Catskills ! I have been collecting the gps tracks I found on ADV and the thread you mentioned and will do that on another trip.

I may just have to do 2 lane...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-09-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By Spinalcracker
Thanks That is a tough site to get through....

Thanks

That is a tough site to get through. It's spread sheets with road names and road types.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-05-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By Spinalcracker
Anybody??? Even if you know just a few dirt...

Anybody???

Even if you know just a few dirt roads let me know.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-04-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By Spinalcracker
Lake George NY area to Lake Champlain (NY side) dirt roads

Lake George NY area to Lake Champlain (NY side) dirt roads.

I'm looking for some big bike friendly dirt roads so I can do a several day trip from Western MA to Lake George area and North to Lake...
Forum: Equipment 07-04-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,634
Posted By Spinalcracker
My kids soccer socks .

My kids soccer socks .
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-28-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,850
Posted By Spinalcracker
This is the best thing I added to my 800GS . It...

This is the best thing I added to my 800GS . It is amazing how much it changed the bike !!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-26-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11,509
Views: 1,381,920
Posted By Spinalcracker
Does anyone know if you can install 2 different...

Does anyone know if you can install 2 different versions on City Nav in the Montana ?

I have 2013.1 and 2014.3 For some reason a significant number of dirt roads in 2013 don't connect in 2014,...
Forum: Vendors 05-24-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 20,937
Posted By Spinalcracker
i sent you a PM

i sent you a PM
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-04-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 19,883
Posted By Spinalcracker
Anybody use the chain and sprockets from sprocket...

Anybody use the chain and sprockets from sprocket center.com ? They have a set for $168. The BMW set was $300
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6,969
Views: 2,291,472
Posted By Spinalcracker
Very nice !! Great photos as usual :clap ...

Very nice !! Great photos as usual :clap

Do you have the gpx for Möbius 12 ? My son goes to UNLV and this would be a great side trip when I go out to visit. I just have to find a bike rental...
Forum: Vendors 03-10-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,401
Views: 176,932
Posted By Spinalcracker
Great thread and product ! I always wondered how...

Great thread and product ! I always wondered how stuff goes from design to production.

Amazing that no one is taught these skills in the US but unskilled workers want $15 an hour to work at...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-27-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,490
Posted By Spinalcracker
Are the Mitas not DOT ? Is that why we can't get...

Are the Mitas not DOT ? Is that why we can't get them in the US ?
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2,710
Views: 216,009
Posted By Spinalcracker
Nice review Emmbeedee ! What is the white...

Nice review Emmbeedee !

What is the white line and red dot in the upper right of the videos ?

Mike
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-17-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,490
Posted By Spinalcracker
Where can you get Mitas tires in the US ?

Where can you get Mitas tires in the US ?
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By Spinalcracker
Anybody ?

Anybody ?
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By Spinalcracker
They are getting as bad as the cell phone...

They are getting as bad as the cell phone companies !! A new one every 6 months !
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By Spinalcracker
GoPro 2 vs 3

Does anybody have any vids or photos of the same subject with a GoPro 2 and 3 for comparison ? I'm looking to see if the wide angle distortion is better with the 3 as GoPro claims .
Forum: Ride reports 10-27-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,672
Posted By Spinalcracker
Very nice !! :clap

Very nice !! :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-22-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By Spinalcracker
Thanks , I guess ?

Thanks , I guess ?
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 09-20-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 19,043
Posted By Spinalcracker
Hellooooooo anybody out thereeeeeeeeeeee ?

Hellooooooo anybody out thereeeeeeeeeeee ?
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 09-19-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 19,043
Posted By Spinalcracker
Nobody has added to this thread in awhile. Are...

Nobody has added to this thread in awhile. Are these route still ok ? Any problems ?

Any info on tracks and routes for bigger bikes, 800GS, would be great.


Thanks

Mike
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-19-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By Spinalcracker
Riding VT a short non gopro video

I have been practicing with my Nikon D600, which is a full frame DSLR, to get some good video of the riding we are doing here in New England . I have a bunch of gopro clips which are great for POV...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-28-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,846
Posted By Spinalcracker
This was an EPIC trip !!! Keith (Hulked up) is...

This was an EPIC trip !!! Keith (Hulked up) is the Master at trip planning. We did 800 miles that weekend and about 350 were dirt ! He even planned the weather to be amazing !

Friday I rode the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-21-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,270
Posted By Spinalcracker
I did the same thing. I have a friend who has a...

I did the same thing. I have a friend who has a body shop and he fixed the rack and banged out the case . They have all the correct tools. Only cost me a case of beer.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-21-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By Spinalcracker
Dual sport rental Sliverton, Ouray

I'm trying to plan a trip to Colorado for next summer.
I looked into shipping the bikes out but it may be cheaper to rent.

I looked on line but didn't find much either.

I'm looking for dual...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 265,132
Posted By Spinalcracker
Looks like the bike is having an orgasm :rofl

Looks like the bike is having an orgasm :rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-09-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4,235
Views: 228,967
Posted By Spinalcracker
blooch did you ever get a package in the...

blooch

did you ever get a package in the mail? few things from up north?

mike
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