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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-29-2012, 12:57 AM
Replies: 1,493
Views: 92,691
Posted By GSRick
:norton Elk Grove. R1200GS

:norton

Elk Grove. R1200GS
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-13-2009, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By GSRick
I don't recall saying saying anything about an...

I don't recall saying saying anything about an adventure ride. But thanks for the tip anyway. Now I-5, that's a real adventure. Oh yeah, I live a mile from Capitol Nursery, but I drive 15 miles to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-12-2009, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By GSRick
Laugh Oh well, maybe next time. Hey, I could use some...

Oh well, maybe next time. Hey, I could use some of that apple wood for my smoker.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-11-2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By GSRick
Thumb Sac area ride on Fri.

I know it's short notice, but I'm throwing this out just in case someone in the Sacramento region wants to ride on Friday the 13th.

I'm thinking, Leave Sacramento, actually Elk Grove for me,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-03-2008, 01:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,083
Posted By GSRick
Laugh Dude, highway 36 is nothing short of an orgasm on...

Dude, highway 36 is nothing short of an orgasm on two wheels. I ride 400 miles just to get there. I have done it every year for the last six years. Twice on my S1 Buell and quad on my R1200GS. No...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-06-2008, 11:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By GSRick
HS, Baja sounds fun. Maybe we can hook up for a...

HS, Baja sounds fun. Maybe we can hook up for a ride in the future.

Rick
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-06-2008, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By GSRick
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-09-2008, 11:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By GSRick
Laugh Hey BN. I could be up for a ride up the coast. I...

Hey BN. I could be up for a ride up the coast. I do this ride pretty much every year on the GS, but I usually like to go in September when the weather cools off a bit. I'm way overdue for a multi....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-16-2007, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By GSRick
Thumb It will be a little bumpy for the Sportbikes but...

It will be a little bumpy for the Sportbikes but nothing they can't handle. Only a couple of very short, like a 100', stretches of gravel. It's not a fast sportbike road by any stretch of the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-22-2007, 08:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 622
Posted By GSRick
Thumb Wow, another great ride. Left Elk Grove Tues...

Wow, another great ride. Left Elk Grove Tues morning and headed for the coast. I took a familiar route via Hwy 128 to Sonoma, then Skaggs Springs Road to Stewarts Point on Hwy 1. The weather was nice...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-16-2007, 10:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 622
Posted By GSRick
Thumb Hey folks, sorry for the late response. I had to...

Hey folks, sorry for the late response. I had to go to San Diego for a few days for work and just got back. Bob's out for next week as he booked another ride but I'm still going. Anyone else in?...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-12-2007, 09:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 622
Posted By GSRick
Thumb Hi Bob. I too am looking for a riding bud. I ride...

Hi Bob. I too am looking for a riding bud. I ride an 05 GS1200 and a CRF450X for the dirt only stuff. I'm taking next week off and I have an extreme need for about a 3 + day trip over to the coast...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-19-2006, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By GSRick
Nevermind then. just trying to help out a fellow...

Nevermind then. just trying to help out a fellow rider. I kinda thought Ca was out of the way but I never heard of Eureka NV and I was to lazy to look it up.

Rick
:eek1
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-18-2006, 10:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By GSRick
Laugh Eureka

Are you talking about Eureka, Ca.? If so, the best place I've found is actually the Super 8 in Fortuna, about 15 miles south of Eureka. I stayed there a couple of weeks ago and found it very nice for...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-09-2006, 07:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,579
Posted By GSRick
Thumb Top

Just means I'm bumping the thread back to the top.

Man, sorry to hear about the ribs. Very painful as I have been there, done that.

I had the week off so I did a three day ride that was one...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-08-2006, 10:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,579
Posted By GSRick
Laugh top

top
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-30-2006, 05:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,579
Posted By GSRick
MrE. None really because I have the street tires...

MrE. None really because I have the street tires on it. I would entertain some fire roads though. That's actually why I got it, but I've found it's such a great handling street bike that I just love...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-26-2006, 09:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,579
Posted By GSRick
Thumb Sacramento riders

Oweel, not sure if your in Cali, where the air quality/ dmv people have just tightened up on dual sport kits, but that's always an option if it's legal in your area. That would be fun for sure. I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-18-2006, 10:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,579
Posted By GSRick
Talking Hi Terry. Well, lets see. I'm free this Friday,...

Hi Terry. Well, lets see. I'm free this Friday, or next Friday or the next. You get the picture. Let's ride. I went to Forest Hill last Fri with the 450X and a friend of mine with a 400 Honda and I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-11-2006, 10:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,579
Posted By GSRick
Talking 450x

Ah, my bad. The x is fun fun fun. I added the new trailtech computer and case guards and the Whitebros2 slipon. I also did the Honda race mods and the thing is just plain bad. The electric start is...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-11-2006, 06:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,579
Posted By GSRick
OOweel, I love the GS. It's the most fun bike I...

OOweel, I love the GS. It's the most fun bike I have ever owned. I only made a few changes. I added a Cee Bailey windshield, Tobinators (wala, no more buffeting) Corbin heated seats and and an extra...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-10-2006, 01:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,579
Posted By GSRick
Sacramento GS riders

Just wondering if any riders from the Sacramento/Elk Grove area are on here. I'm looking for someone to ride on Fridays with. I several bikes including a R1200GS and a CRF450X. I usually ride in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2005, 10:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 701
Posted By GSRick
Laugh I'm thinking Monday ride. Lake Berryessa/Napa...

I'm thinking Monday ride. Lake Berryessa/Napa area is the most likely destination. Anyone?

Rick
R1200GS
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2005, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 701
Posted By GSRick
Excellent. Mine is blue and silver with wire...

Excellent. Mine is blue and silver with wire wheels and a few other goodies. I'm adding stuff to it little by little. I'm always looking for new riding partners and I know a ton of great roads around...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2005, 10:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 701
Posted By GSRick
Darn, now I'm not the only guy in Elk Grove with...

Darn, now I'm not the only guy in Elk Grove with a 12GS. Seriously, where abouts in Elk Grove do you live? I'm near Franklin/EG Blvd. As far as A&S goes, I can only relate my experiences and they run...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2005, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By GSRick
My 12GS does it with no issues. Maybe you had...

My 12GS does it with no issues. Maybe you had your side stand also which will kill the engine as soon as you let out the clutch

My rear wheel (spoke also) is out about 1/4 inch. Doesn't seem to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2005, 05:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,518
Posted By GSRick
Most likely the battery. I just had mine replaced...

Most likely the battery. I just had mine replaced at 3200 miles and 9 months old.
Same symptoms as yours. Would crank slow but fire, then be fine for a couple of days. I let the bike sit for a week...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2005, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By GSRick
My Corbin heated seats just wire directly to the...

My Corbin heated seats just wire directly to the battery. The switch is on the side of the seat. You do have to be careful to make sure it is off when you leave the bike but it shuts off after an...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2005, 04:43 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,975
Posted By GSRick
Same thing happened with my R1200GS last week. I...

Same thing happened with my R1200GS last week. I thumbed the starter button and nothing. I sat there going thru the mental checklist, wondering what the heck was going on. After a few tries on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2005, 01:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,971
Posted By GSRick
My R1200GS rails. I put on some Tobinators and a...

My R1200GS rails. I put on some Tobinators and a Cee Bailey and turned up the rear preload and walah, no more buffeting and it feels solid as a rock in the corners. Add a decent after-market seat (I...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2005, 08:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,303
Posted By GSRick
Corbin

Fixinbones, your welcome. It's probably a good idea to get it in stock trim. You could always just have someone local remove some foam if you deem it necessary.

The "tuck and roll" you are...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2005, 09:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,303
Posted By GSRick
Corbin

I have the Corbin in the low position. I could easily stand flat footed with the stock seat in the low position. With the preload in the middle position I can place both feet firmly on the ground,...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2005, 10:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,303
Posted By GSRick
Corbin

I have two street bikes and they both have Corbin seats. Both are vastly better than stock. I highly recommend the Corbin for the GS, (heated of course). I knew after the first 200 miles on the GS...
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2004, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By GSRick
Check out www.powerletproducts.com...

Check out www.powerletproducts.com (http://www.powerletproducts.com)

Rick
R1200GS
Forum: Equipment 11-15-2004, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 704
Posted By GSRick
Well I broke down a paid the $45.00 at the...

Well I broke down a paid the $45.00 at the dealer. It's a nice piece but a little pricey for an oil filter wrench.

Rick
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2004, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,406
Posted By GSRick
Question Fuse block

The fuse for my seats is just an in-line, 7.5 amp automotive fuse that fits easily under the seat. The wires bolt directly to the battery + and - terminals. This concerned me a little at first...
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2004, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 704
Posted By GSRick
GS oil filter wrench

Anyone find an oil filter wrench that will fit the R1200GS filter; besides the $50.00 wrench from the dealer. Probably the same as the 1150GS filter but I don't know for sure.

Thanks
Rick
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2004, 07:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,812
Posted By GSRick
Question Just curious, but why not use the earphones that...

Just curious, but why not use the earphones that came with the unit. I tried several different kinds of phones and most of them just are not compatable with motorcycle helmets. I found it hard to...
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2004, 04:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,812
Posted By GSRick
Thumb I have the Chatterbox also and I just put the...

I have the Chatterbox also and I just put the speakers in the ear pockets of the helmet. The foam covers have come off long ago and the sticky pads that are supposed to hold the speakers to the...
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2004, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 605
Posted By GSRick
Question Remus for R1200GS

Anyone tried the Remus full Titanium for the R1200GS. Power? Noise? Fit and finish? Do you need a Power Commander or chip to realize the full potential? Does it effect the warrantee? I know this is a...
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