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Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,603
Posted By beechhunter
use

I use my tool kit frequently for routine items. Tire changes, caliper removal, tighten things up. Could be handy to know what's in there. In the event one of these marvelous machines leaves your ass...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 595
Posted By beechhunter
Throttle Cable

Roger is the winner. I advanced the throttle slowly while watching each side independently. The right side is definitely sticking. I removed the side cover and one of the fuel lines was pressing...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 595
Posted By beechhunter
Any ideas? Sent from my XT1080 using...

Any ideas?

Sent from my XT1080 using Tapatalk 2
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 595
Posted By beechhunter
32k +- miles Sent from my XT1080 using...

32k +- miles

Sent from my XT1080 using Tapatalk 2
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 595
Posted By beechhunter
I was blipping the throttle to keep it running. I...

I was blipping the throttle to keep it running. I don't know anyone with a 911 tool. If someone is willing I will be glad to meet them.

Sent from my XT1080 using Tapatalk 2
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 595
Posted By beechhunter
Throttle Cable

Checked those and all seems right.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 595
Posted By beechhunter
2002 R1150 GS Running Rough? Video

My dad's GS is running rough sometimes. The bike has been sitting some over the last few months. Cranked a few times a month but only 150 miles since October. I take the bike out for a ride Saturday...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,134
Posted By beechhunter
weight

I am not sure but they feel about the same. I have the 45L boxes. If I had to do it all over again I would get the 35L for a narrower stance.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-07-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7,431
Views: 391,197
Posted By beechhunter
Good Day to be Out and About

A good day today. A little over 200 miles round trip and 4 hrs on the bike. Equipment test day as well. I tried out my Bluetooth for my Starcom1 today, works great. I was able to chat with my brother...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 971
Posted By beechhunter
Replies

All the replies to this thread are just one of the many reasons I visit ADV. All the feedback has helped with my decision. Based on my current riding style, I plan to stick with the Starcom1 and add...
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,488
Posted By beechhunter
Moving Along

We decided to push for Liard Hot Springs this day as I had a recommendation, from a lady in my home town, to check out the springs. The ride was long and fast with miles and miles of pine trees and...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 971
Posted By beechhunter
Pairing?

Once the Sena is initially paired with multiple devices is it necessary to re-pair each time the unit is powered on. I will pair the unit to another Sena unit, Droid, and Bluetooth enabled satellite...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 971
Posted By beechhunter
Continuous use

I understand the unit will operate all day or more while on "standby", the same goes for heavy conversation. My Chatterbox would do the same. I am more interested in "continuous use". Conversation...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 971
Posted By beechhunter
Sena Bluetooth Headset Users?

A few years ago I tried the Chatterbox Xb something. It worked as advertised but the batteries would die after a few hours of continuous music play. I sometimes put in long days in the saddle and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7,431
Views: 391,197
Posted By beechhunter
Looking Forward to It

Looking forward to the next tag. I have been busy the last couple of weeks and haven't been able to ride much. Unless commuting 300-600 miles per week counts as riding. :lol3 The best part of my day...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-07-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7,431
Views: 391,197
Posted By beechhunter
Power Up

This power dam could not handle the flood of 1994. Good luck. My favorite riding partner, my wife, sporting her new hi-viz lid. An early birthday present.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-07-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7,431
Views: 391,197
Posted By beechhunter
It was an "Ideal" day indeed

Ideal Baptist Church

http://i750.photobucket.com/albums/xx146/Beechhunter/IMG_20140206_142448_zps67e796e7.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-07-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 894
Views: 193,055
Posted By beechhunter
Dads and Sons

My brother, Wes
Me, Riley
Our dad, Tim
This summer we went to AK from GA. Great trip.

http://i750.photobucket.com/albums/xx146/Beechhunter/2013-08-07_18-06-08_353_zpsfd615374.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,488
Posted By beechhunter
Talking Closing in on the AK Hwy

After a day of bike repairs in Banff we are ready for the Ice Fields Parkway. 100+ miles of great scenery.
But patience was in short supply this day. To circumvent brotherly violence we split up on...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-31-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7,431
Views: 391,197
Posted By beechhunter
Quick

You guys are quick. I better understand the concept and the next one will be more difficult.
Have fun and those dirt roads are quite slick, if you choose to ride them. Almost dropped the pig.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-31-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7,431
Views: 391,197
Posted By beechhunter
Try This

Take 2

http://i750.photobucket.com/albums/xx146/Beechhunter/2014-01-31_15-20-09_17_zpsab1b46ef.jpg (http://s750.photobucket.com/user/Beechhunter/media/2014-01-31_15-20-09_17_zpsab1b46ef.jpg.html)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-31-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7,431
Views: 391,197
Posted By beechhunter
Klr

My brother is the driver. I met you and your family when you came to buy the KLR. I see you have a tiger now. We made it to Alaska and the GS was the way to go.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-31-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7,431
Views: 391,197
Posted By beechhunter
Rules

So what are the rules. I have not taken the time to read the entire thread. I snapped another pic while I was out today. Can I post it? Or is someone else up?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-31-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7,431
Views: 391,197
Posted By beechhunter
I have been flying under the radar the last few...

I have been flying under the radar the last few years. Finishing college and family kept me very busy. After my trip to AK this summer I am looking for some adventure and tag-o rama may fill the void...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-31-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7,431
Views: 391,197
Posted By beechhunter
Next Stop

Hope this hasn't been tagged before. This is a swamp 007 would hang out in. Good luck.

http://i750.photobucket.com/albums/xx146/Beechhunter/IMG_20140131_144146_zps1e749f04.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-31-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7,431
Views: 391,197
Posted By beechhunter
First tag

First timer. Looks like fun.
Macon County airport.

http://i750.photobucket.com/albums/xx146/Beechhunter/IMG_20140131_132400_zpsbb806d23.jpg

Next tag coming up.
Forum: Ride reports 01-29-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,488
Posted By beechhunter
The Ride Continues

After sleeping our first night in Canada we headed towards Crowes Nest Pass and Road 40 (the gravel road that runs towards Kananaskis). Before getting to Crowes Nest Pass, we stopped at the Frank...
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,215
Posted By beechhunter
Panniers

IMHO. Hard panniers may hurt your foot in the event of an off. Just ask my dad. On the 2nd day of a 26 day trip he had a non eventful get off on a muddy road. The pannier pinned his leg and he spent...
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,488
Posted By beechhunter
Getting Closer to the Border

After leaving Yellowstone, we were headed toward Glacier National Park and the Canadian border. At some point along the way we stopped in Missoula, Montana, shipped 40 lbs of excess gear back to the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,488
Posted By beechhunter
Canada by Way of Old Faithful and Company

We left Kansas headed west towards Yellowstone through Nebraska and Wyoming. The first pit stop of the day was the Cabela’s headquarters in Sidney, Nebraska. If anything outdoors is your bag, this is...
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,488
Posted By beechhunter
Hitting the Road

Friday, July 26, 2013 has arrived. I finished my last final on Tuesday and my brother on Thursday. I took off work on the 25th to make any last minute preparations and to spend time with my family.
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,488
Posted By beechhunter
Time to Ride

Work is the biggest hurdle for most of us. I saved vacation days for a few years and made the time commitment. I could only swing 26 days away and that is the time frame we worked with. We didn't...
Forum: Ride reports 01-11-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,488
Posted By beechhunter
Vienna (Not Austria) Georgia to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska 2013

In addition to the videos above, I thought I would share my trip through a traditional ride report. As I mentioned above, my brother and I were planning on doing the TAT in 2013. With both of us...
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,488
Posted By beechhunter
Vienna (Not Austria) Georgia to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska 2013

EDIT: Traditional Ride Report Below The Videos

For the past few years I have enjoyed the Ride reports on Adv more so than any other motorcycle media outlet. In my opinion some of the best...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,626
Posted By beechhunter
READY to roll

Trails End pressed the new bearing on and I have put the FD together. Ready to roll.
Thanks for the replies.
If anyone is in South Georgia and needs help, give me a shout.
Thanks again
Forum: Alaska 08-11-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 849
Posted By beechhunter
READY to roll

Trails End fixed me up. I have put the FD together and done a test run. All is well. \
Thanks everyone for the replies.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,626
Posted By beechhunter
New bearing

Ok guys thanks for the replies. Trails end cycle in fbnks had the bearing and seal. I split the fd in Tok and hauled ass to fbnks. They should be pressing the new on now. Will update later.
Forum: Alaska 08-10-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 849
Posted By beechhunter
Yes, hopefully. They should be pressing the new...

Yes, hopefully. They should be pressing the new bearing on as we speak. At trails end. Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,626
Posted By beechhunter
Part number

33121242210

Or 33121242211
Forum: Alaska 08-09-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 849
Posted By beechhunter
Alaska BMW riders. Help?

See my thread in GSpot. Stuck in Tok with failed bearing.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=910642
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