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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-26-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,598
Posted By psychohawk
Route question, or am I dreaming? Hey all,...

Route question, or am I dreaming?

Hey all, I'm curious if there's a legal FS road (or connecting roads) that would allow me to start in the Hungry Valley/Frazier park area and finish in the Santa...
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,224
Posted By psychohawk
Camp from your bike, first just an overnight then...

Camp from your bike, first just an overnight then gradually a couple nights ... get at least 10 nights camping time ... from there you can develop your own gear list, which will suit you, your...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,319
Posted By psychohawk
It's best to book online and in advance ... there...

It's best to book online and in advance ... there you can choose your tour language preference as well as bike you want to see built ... they can till you when the GS for example, is in production;...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,622
Posted By psychohawk
It was for sale the longest time a few years ago...

It was for sale the longest time a few years ago on CL, So Cal edition ... practically a regular, glad to see it found a good home.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-04-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By psychohawk
Check the welding topic in the garage forum, you...

Check the welding topic in the garage forum, you might have better luck.
Forum: The Garage 11-27-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 4,375
Views: 600,461
Posted By psychohawk
Laugh the PT225 @ 200 amps on 240v has a duty cycle of...

the PT225 @ 200 amps on 240v has a duty cycle of 100%
the AM186 @ 200 amps on 240v has a duty cycle of 20%

Your 225 might be coming out of retirement sooner than you think. :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By psychohawk
The strap that attached the crash bar to the...

The strap that attached the crash bar to the bike, located under/near the headlight?

If that's the strap you're referring to, yes, it's weld able but it's also a $30 part ... I wouldn't repair a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,401
Posted By psychohawk
All I read was "whaa", bash a dealer by a newbie,...

All I read was "whaa", bash a dealer by a newbie, more "whaa".

Take your problem up with the dealer.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,598
Posted By psychohawk
Lookin' at the pic of your GS, it has never seen...

Lookin' at the pic of your GS, it has never seen a track day and if it has, it's entirely the wrong weapon from your quiver; also, I don't believe "paring down weight for a trackday" was the OP's...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,598
Posted By psychohawk
Minimalist and GS don't even belong in the same...

Minimalist and GS don't even belong in the same sentence ... that's like saying, "I bought a Suburban but am not putting floor mats in so I can keep it lite". :D
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 748
Posted By psychohawk
Rider dependent. My '05 GS was also...

Rider dependent.

My '05 GS was also purchased used, all receipts and maintenance at 67k ... I'm currently at 112k and still on the original clutch.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,262
Posted By psychohawk
This should be in "Equipment" or the KLR forum...

This should be in "Equipment" or the KLR forum ... there's already an abundance of bad ideas here ... how about DRLs on your milk crate?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,695
Posted By psychohawk
If you met when you were twenty, this makes each...

If you met when you were twenty, this makes each of you 70-75 ... chances are, neither of you remember a chance encounter while drinking grape soda 50 years ago.

Now back to your regularly...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,208
Posted By psychohawk
Use your throttle and turn your head ... don't...

Use your throttle and turn your head ... don't worry about what's behind you ... if sitting at a stop light, then worry, but stock mirrors are plenty fine for this situation.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-31-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By psychohawk
Resolved ... member "funinthesun" helped me out. ...

Resolved ... member "funinthesun" helped me out.

Thanks all,
Carl
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-31-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By psychohawk
That doesn't help me on a Sunday.

That doesn't help me on a Sunday.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-30-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By psychohawk
R1200GS Spare Stick Coil in LA?

2005 R1200GS
I live in Downey, 90242 ... will come to you.

Needed tomorrow (Sunday 08/31), to be returned Saturday, 09/06, possibly sooner.

I was adjusting the valves and when pulling one of...
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,033
Posted By psychohawk
My fly-n-ride, I brought a large duffel with my...

My fly-n-ride, I brought a large duffel with my gear ... was a direct flight, wasn't worried about lost luggage ... and like Jim said, my helmet was in a helmet bag, inside the duffel.

Upon...
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,055
Posted By psychohawk
This thread should be moved to Jo Mamma ......

This thread should be moved to Jo Mamma ... create your own caption.
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,890
Posted By psychohawk
What are your plans to rehabilitate your ankle?...

What are your plans to rehabilitate your ankle? If your ankle sprain occurred "last year", it should be back to normal duties by now ... if it's not, focus on rehabilitation and good boots, not the "...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,776
Posted By psychohawk
I have 103,000 problem free miles.

I have 103,000 problem free miles.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,259
Posted By psychohawk
Hey, here's how I see it ... Me, I'd ride to...

Hey, here's how I see it ...

Me, I'd ride to Prudhoe Bay and back on 3x oversize, under inflated, and cord showing tires; others, however, wouldn't ride to the Circle K without BMW spec tires,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-20-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,094
Posted By psychohawk
According to ADV rules, I'm not permitted to post...

According to ADV rules, I'm not permitted to post Ken's contact information, but, it can be found in this blog promoting his seminar, about 2/3rds the way down:

[link removed]

Not difficult to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,639
Posted By psychohawk
I think you're creating a lot of unnecessary...

I think you're creating a lot of unnecessary effort ... I also have the 2", installed maybe six months ago, was a pretty simple bolt on affair ... unbolt bar, bolt riser, bolt bar. I may have cut a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-14-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,818
Posted By psychohawk
If you record MotoGP and establish a time, I...

If you record MotoGP and establish a time, I might be game ... I usually watch on DTV at home Sunday mornings ... next race is Aug 10 in Indianapolis.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By psychohawk
All of us have them ... they're the bee's knees...

All of us have them ... they're the bee's knees ... you should buy them. They'll make you ride faster and pretty girls--and ugly ones too--will find you more handsome. Your bike will suddenly feel...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By psychohawk
The truth is, just keep it out of the sun. ...

The truth is, just keep it out of the sun.

So either a) in a garage; b) under a cover or; c) the preferred method, under your butt.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By psychohawk
Ha! it's a broken turn signal from a slow/no...

Ha! it's a broken turn signal from a slow/no speed off road drop ... thanks though.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By psychohawk
Um, don't know why this was moved to FM, bike is...

Um, don't know why this was moved to FM, bike is not for sale.

Sorry.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By psychohawk
My 2005 High Mileage R1200GS (No Dissapointments!)

http://carlmarvin.smugmug.com/Sample-Gallery/i-mBzmRJ2/0/L/image-L.jpg


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Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,085
Posted By psychohawk
Well done Woody! This whole thread should be...

Well done Woody!

This whole thread should be moved to vendors ... or tossed completely ... reads like a yelp review!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,005
Posted By psychohawk
That's a good idea, but it'll never get looked at...

That's a good idea, but it'll never get looked at just like , "how much is my bike worth" is never looked at.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,398
Posted By psychohawk
You're obviously tempted by the GS, otherwise you...

You're obviously tempted by the GS, otherwise you wouldn't be on the GS forum.


OP: You can worry yourself or just deal with the unexpected when it arrives; if $1000 repair bills are going to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-07-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 790
Posted By psychohawk
Check out CT Tires in Reseda, probably around the...

Check out CT Tires in Reseda, probably around the corner from you ... he's really flexible, good on pricing and fast ... I've been going there exclusively (for tires) after a friend referred me.

...
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 6,691
Views: 2,689,747
Posted By psychohawk
Exactly ... I stand on the left peg and swing my...

Exactly ... I stand on the left peg and swing my right leg over ... easy.
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,196
Posted By psychohawk
Praxair owns Linde. OP, check with Praxair.

Praxair owns Linde.

OP, check with Praxair.
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,196
Posted By psychohawk
Not my experience in Northern California about...

Not my experience in Northern California about two months ago ... Linde bottle and Airgas wouldn't touch it.
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6,691
Views: 2,689,747
Posted By psychohawk
My camping set up ... no need for a useless...

My camping set up ... no need for a useless discussion about stove performance because with this much beer, your stove won't matter! :clap

Now, where is my "slime-pump-pressurization-module" and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-01-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,670
Posted By psychohawk
Illinois? If so, check with the "central"...

Illinois?

If so, check with the "central" forum ... if not, let us know what state ... and welcome back! :-)
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,145
Posted By psychohawk
You guys are so full of ****! I have a 2005...

You guys are so full of ****!

I have a 2005 with the u-shaped center-stand ... easy as pie, fully loaded and I weigh 165 with my gear on ... maybe 170 including boots. I have even done it wearing...
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