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Forum: Beasts 08-23-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,982
Posted By BarkSlayer
Motorcycles come and go, but down the road...you...

Motorcycles come and go, but down the road...you don't want to be wishing you'd spent more time with your kids.
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11,838
Views: 1,600,145
Posted By BarkSlayer
Euro Turn Signal Mod

Can someone explain exactly what this is?
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 11,838
Views: 1,600,145
Posted By BarkSlayer
Need Some Convincing

I'm a long time BMW guy who just sold his GS and am looking for my next bike. I have a Yamaha Super Tenere demo right now, and while it's a very good bike, the Yamaha just isn't singing to me. Can...
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 26,109
Views: 4,976,584
Posted By BarkSlayer
Switched 12V Power Access

Getting ready to install my Zumo 550 on the S10 and wondered if anyone can direct me to the best source for 12V switched power. I don't want to use the accessory outlet in the dash, but want a more...
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 30,531
Posted By BarkSlayer
I just sold my R1200GS and replaced it with a new...

I just sold my R1200GS and replaced it with a new 2013 Super Tenere. The BMW was a great bike, full of character, and never once let me down. Same for my two previous BMWs. The BMW community is a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-16-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 905
Posted By BarkSlayer
Definitely a 690 Duke. Tank graphics are gone...

Definitely a 690 Duke. Tank graphics are gone though.
Forum: Beasts 05-30-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 26,109
Views: 4,976,584
Posted By BarkSlayer
Akropovic Weight Savings?

Anyone know what the approximate weight savings are with the Akro slip-on vs. the stock Yamaha muffler? The Akro is nice and light, but I couldn't find any reference to the weight of the stock Yamaha...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-22-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,741
Posted By BarkSlayer
The 10W-40 should be fine, unless the ambient...

The 10W-40 should be fine, unless the ambient temps are unusually high. Just don't compromise on the other end of the oil specification. I believe the RC8 is a plain bearing motor and the camshafts...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-20-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,029
Posted By BarkSlayer
I wish KTM would offer the plastic bags without...

I wish KTM would offer the plastic bags without the 3 liter water jackets molded into the sidewalls. A small plastic (disposable) bottle of water in the tank bag has worked great for me. The extra...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,222
Posted By BarkSlayer
I run the Fastways in the low position on my '07...

I run the Fastways in the low position on my '07 GS and love them. At 6'4", the extra legroom really make long days on the road a lot more comfortable. Highly recommended.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,029
Posted By BarkSlayer
Question Oil overfill...

...okay, so I goofed during a routine oil change last night and accidentally overfilled my '07 Boxer by roughly 220cc. The oil is right at the top edge of the sight glass window after the "run for...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,685
Posted By BarkSlayer
Nice choice! That's probably the only bike that...

Nice choice! That's probably the only bike that could make me abandon my GS.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,700
Posted By BarkSlayer
Seriously? 50 lbs. off that rig is like tossing a...

Seriously? 50 lbs. off that rig is like tossing a deck chair off the Queen Mary.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-02-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,186
Posted By BarkSlayer
Don't overlook the Triumph Tiger 800 XC.

Don't overlook the Triumph Tiger 800 XC.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-13-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,657
Posted By BarkSlayer
I'd say any of the /5 series models from the...

I'd say any of the /5 series models from the early 70s would make a decent project. Parts are still available and you'll have a nice bike when you're finished - something to keep and ride or sell to...
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,956
Posted By BarkSlayer
Great looking bike. The paint scheme does good...

Great looking bike. The paint scheme does good things for the lines. If it were mine though, I'd have to change the OE slash muffler. This bike just seems to demand a classic, reverse megaphone style...
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,050
Posted By BarkSlayer
Get a leather Russell. Best move you can make.

Get a leather Russell. Best move you can make.
Forum: Racing 09-26-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,176
Posted By BarkSlayer
I'd say look for a CZ. They're fast enough to be...

I'd say look for a CZ. They're fast enough to be competitive and reliable as an anvil. Parts are still out there, but like most things of that vintage...they can be expensive, especially if you're...
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,161
Posted By BarkSlayer
Thanks, Scott. That confirms my own thinking.

Thanks, Scott. That confirms my own thinking.
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,336
Posted By BarkSlayer
Try Fremont Boot Repair in Fremont, Michigan....

Try Fremont Boot Repair in Fremont, Michigan. Give them a call at 231-924-0190.
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,336
Posted By BarkSlayer
I was befuddled by the Euro sizing system, too....

I was befuddled by the Euro sizing system, too. I'm 6'4" and according to the US/Euro conversion chart, I needed a size 110 in both jacket and pants. The jacket was ridiculously small. The pants were...
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,229
Posted By BarkSlayer
I've ridden and raced off-road for more than 40...

I've ridden and raced off-road for more than 40 years and can tell you that the heavy wall Renthal aluminum bars in your link are MUCH stronger than steel...which is exactly why they were developed.
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,482
Posted By BarkSlayer
I'd recommend Alpinestars Tech 7. Extremely...

I'd recommend Alpinestars Tech 7. Extremely comfortable while offering plenty of great support.
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,724
Posted By BarkSlayer
I had a Bibler and none of the other tents I've...

I had a Bibler and none of the other tents I've owned came close. You may not like the internal frame design, but it's the toughest, most durable tent you can buy and mine was absolutely waterproof.
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,161
Posted By BarkSlayer
BMW Rallye 3 Pants Question

For you guys who own Rallye 3 pants...can you comment on whether they break-in and stretch some - like a comfortable pair of jeans - or do they stay the same size as new? I tried on a Rallye 3 suit...
Forum: Face plant 09-16-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,710
Posted By BarkSlayer
Glad you're okay. I pick up my Rallye 3 suit...

Glad you're okay. I pick up my Rallye 3 suit tomorrow.
Forum: Beasts 09-16-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11,838
Views: 1,600,145
Posted By BarkSlayer
I'm 6' 4" with a 36" inseam and I test rode the...

I'm 6' 4" with a 36" inseam and I test rode the Stelvio a few times before settling on a GS. The Stelvio is a bike that I really wanted to like, but it just wasn't spacious enough for me. My knees...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,438
Posted By BarkSlayer
Never, ever use a power washer on a motorcycle. I...

Never, ever use a power washer on a motorcycle. I don't care how skillful you may be with a wand - water will be forced into all kinds of places where it doesn't belong and premature wear is certain....
Forum: Old's Cool 08-21-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,963
Posted By BarkSlayer
I would RUN, not walk away from anything with a...

I would RUN, not walk away from anything with a munged up fuel system that you intend to be a bargain bike. Even if $325 were a steal, you'll have a grand in it in no time, only to wind up with a...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 117,768
Posted By BarkSlayer
One of the best looking sport-tourers ever! Too...

One of the best looking sport-tourers ever! Too bad I'm 6' 4".
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-05-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8,079
Views: 7,603,877
Posted By BarkSlayer
That sure looks a lot like Grand Marais, Michigan!

That sure looks a lot like Grand Marais, Michigan!
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 909
Posted By BarkSlayer
Kappa Moto tank bags

Does anyone have any experience with the GS tank bag from the Italian manufacturer Kappa Moto? It looks like a nice item, especially for the USD $119 price tag. Comments, reviews...any input would be...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,736
Posted By BarkSlayer
I have one and it's great. It's actually larger...

I have one and it's great. It's actually larger than some of the other choices though and I don't carry it any longer because of that. Excellent little compressor though.
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,736
Posted By BarkSlayer
I carry the compact Stop-N-Go 12V electric job....

I carry the compact Stop-N-Go 12V electric job. Also have a Sparrow Airman which is nice, but it's larger and takes up more room in the saddlebag.
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,820
Posted By BarkSlayer
I have several HelenTwoWheels bags and they're...

I have several HelenTwoWheels bags and they're great. Very well made and easy to access on the bike. Highly recommended.
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,985
Posted By BarkSlayer
+1

+1
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2011, 05:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,970
Posted By BarkSlayer
Bret - consider this... Crashing often...

Bret - consider this...

Crashing often exerts forces that stress various components beyond their serviceable limits, in which case...something has to give. Reasonable? Suppose your tank bag held...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,970
Posted By BarkSlayer
If you expect the plastic "buckles" on a Wolfman...

If you expect the plastic "buckles" on a Wolfman tank bag to be better quality, you're in for a real disappointment. Whatever rock broke your Triumph bag would have broken any plastic fastener. Look,...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,162
Posted By BarkSlayer
You're living on the edge there, my friend.

You're living on the edge there, my friend.
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,162
Posted By BarkSlayer
I bought a pair of First Gear HT over pants in...

I bought a pair of First Gear HT over pants in 1998 and they wore like iron and never leaked a drop. A few years after I bought them, I recommended them to a friend who promptly bought a pair and his...
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