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Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2012, 12:57 AM
Replies: 13,390
Views: 1,548,694
Posted By gungnir
I had the same thing happen once. Could not...

I had the same thing happen once. Could not figure out what the issue was until I took off on a long trip a few weeks later and it happened again. But this time the problem didn't go away, and it...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,228
Posted By gungnir
Don't know if it is the same on the 1150, but I...

Don't know if it is the same on the 1150, but I had similar symptoms on my 650 Dakar. The engine just shut off while I was waiting for the light at an intersection and it refused to start again....
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-12-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By gungnir
The canyon is beautiful year round. November will...

The canyon is beautiful year round. November will be chilly, but that is no reason to stay away. The road to the north rim normally closes some time in October due to snow, and doesn't open until...
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,420
Posted By gungnir
Yes, that makes a difference. I know I have...

Yes, that makes a difference. I know I have higher tolerance for heat than many. I can go for a couple of hours long run in 110 degree heat. But I put my liner in and turn on the heated grips when...
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,420
Posted By gungnir
For me it's ATGATT regardless of conditions. I...

For me it's ATGATT regardless of conditions. I live in the Phoenix area with normal summer temperatures above 110 degrees. I use mesh gear or a suit with good ventilation. Sure, I get sweaty at stop...
Forum: Americas 06-20-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,777
Posted By gungnir
You get truly excellent burgers at Joe's Farm...

You get truly excellent burgers at Joe's Farm Grill (http://www.joesfarmgrill.com/Pages/TheFood.html), in Gilbert, AZ. All fresh, local ingredients of very high quality. And have a shake with it,...
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,104
Posted By gungnir
I have one. I wear it when I ride my bike and...

I have one. I wear it when I ride my bike and when I go hiking. Very versatile - use it as a neck warmer, pull it up over your ears, wear it as a hat, whatever you need. Recommended.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-18-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 16,543
Posted By gungnir
:ear

:ear
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,332
Posted By gungnir
2003 BMW F650 GS Dakar. 4.6 gallon gas tank. I...

2003 BMW F650 GS Dakar. 4.6 gallon gas tank. I have not yet run it dry, but have gone more than 240 miles before filling. Can't remember when the light normally comes on.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-16-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,500
Posted By gungnir
Great news!

Great news!
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-16-2010, 04:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,500
Posted By gungnir
A quick search on the Western Union web site...

A quick search on the Western Union web site found 25 branches in Nogales. The two closest to the border seem to be:

FARBEN 10193
<address> Av. Pesqueria No 14
...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-16-2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By gungnir
I work from home, too. So this is a good excuse...

I work from home, too. So this is a good excuse to go on a motorcycle ride Monday morning, just to be supportive :evil

When I think about it, might as well take the whole day off... :ricky
Forum: Vendors 05-08-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,194
Posted By gungnir
Subscribed

I just subscribed.
Very good magazine. I have bought single issues in the past, but now I look forward to receiving it regularly.

gungnir
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-01-2008, 07:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,361
Posted By gungnir
I won't make it to the breakfast, unfortunately....

I won't make it to the breakfast, unfortunately. Have to take my daughter to her soccer game at 9AM. Hopefully I'll run into you at the show afterwards.

Frank
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-29-2008, 07:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,361
Posted By gungnir
Sounds good. I'm in! :thumb Frank

Sounds good. I'm in!
:thumb

Frank
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2008, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,277
Posted By gungnir
I have a 1990 KLR250, which has been very...

I have a 1990 KLR250, which has been very reliable. The rear drum brake is certainly weaker than a disc brake, and I found it necessary to beef up the front with better brake pads and a steel braided...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2008, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,108
Posted By gungnir
Official launch today: ...

Official launch today:

http://www.brudelitech.com/press_pictures_654/DPP07D806020F3138.jpg

Press release here: http://www.brudelitech.com/Brudeli_654L_pressrelease_20080926c.pdf

Not cheap at...
Forum: Americas 09-25-2008, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 988
Posted By gungnir
Tonopah has some motels, in case you plan to...

Tonopah has some motels, in case you plan to spend the night in that area. Make sure to fill the tank there, as there is nothing on NV-375 until you get to the US-93 junction (or further?)....
Forum: Americas 09-25-2008, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By gungnir
Don't forget to factor in comfort. Do some...

Don't forget to factor in comfort. Do some full-day rides and see how long you find the seat comfortable. Also, the efficiency of the wind screen and how the bike handles crosswind affect fatigue....
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2008, 08:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,235
Posted By gungnir
Power is OK, reliability is good, but make sure...

Power is OK, reliability is good, but make sure to check the Chain Gang site for potential problem areas before you take off. I get a gas milage of around 64 on my 2003 Dakar, which is 240 miles or...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2008, 09:01 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,669
Posted By gungnir
Thanks for the report :thumb I hope I can join...

Thanks for the report :thumb
I hope I can join you on a ride some time. Heavy bike friendly, preferably...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2008, 09:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,970
Posted By gungnir
Congrats on the bike! It's a good choice. Easy...

Congrats on the bike!
It's a good choice. Easy to work on, good gas milage and lots of aftermarket goodies. And the Chain Gang site is a fantastic resource for pretty much anything that is worth...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-16-2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By gungnir
Yes, I heard talk about new ownership back in...

Yes, I heard talk about new ownership back in April of this year. Hopefully, this will be to the better. The service mentality of the previous owners didn't impress me much. I haven't been there to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-06-2008, 07:49 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,910
Posted By gungnir
Provided it is available on the US market. :deal

Provided it is available on the US market. :deal
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2008, 07:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,266
Posted By gungnir
Joda, jeg så den også! :thumb

Joda, jeg så den også!
:thumb
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,266
Posted By gungnir
Takk for rapporten, @lf! Made me a bit...

Takk for rapporten, @lf!

Made me a bit homesick. I grew up in Husnes, just north of there. It's been more than 20 years since I was on those roads. Good to know it still looks the same!

frank
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2008, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,050
Posted By gungnir
I took the basic course at Rawhyde last spring,...

I took the basic course at Rawhyde last spring, and will definitely recommend it. The two days are packed with technical exercises that require full concentration and hard physical work. Two days are...
Forum: Vendors 08-04-2008, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 978
Posted By gungnir
http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f181/gungnir_pic...

http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f181/gungnir_pics/IMG_1912.jpg

http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f181/gungnir_pics/IMG_1913-1.jpg

:thumb
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2008, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 551
Posted By gungnir
None in the US according to the dealer list on...

None in the US according to the dealer list on the corporate web site:
http://www.jofama.se/motorcycle_wear/retailers.php?lang=2
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-01-2008, 06:58 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,726
Posted By gungnir
Didn't make it. Stranded at home with two...

Didn't make it. Stranded at home with two non-functional bikes and no car :bluduh
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2008, 07:05 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,326
Posted By gungnir
I just switched from D606 to TKC-80s on my Dakar,...

I just switched from D606 to TKC-80s on my Dakar, and definitely prefer the TKCs on pavement. The 606s wear very fast on pavement and howl pretty bad at speed. Good on dirt, though...
I've had a set...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-30-2008, 06:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By gungnir
Eek AZ: Off-roaders could be kicked off trust land

More riding restrictions around the Phoenix area:

Off-roaders could be kicked off trust land (http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/news/articles/2008/07/30/20080730OffHighwayRules.html)
Forum: Equipment 07-29-2008, 07:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,322
Posted By gungnir
The Benchmark maps...

The Benchmark maps (http://www.benchmarkmaps.com/folded.html) are quite good and detailed. They don't have them for all the states, though.
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2008, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 841
Posted By gungnir
Seems like it is running a bit rich. As others...

Seems like it is running a bit rich.
As others have mentioned, check the air intake. Make sure there is nothing blocking the snorkel, check that the air filter is in good shape and not clogged....
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-17-2008, 12:33 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,726
Posted By gungnir
Being a procrastinator, I was too late to get a...

Being a procrastinator, I was too late to get a ticket to join the Cinemark contingent, so I will be at Desert Ridge. Any suggestions for a pre-screening meeting place yet?
Forum: Latin America 07-06-2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 659
Posted By gungnir
Be careful around animals. I rode on a desolate...

Be careful around animals. I rode on a desolate road across Nevada a few months ago - almost nobody around, all nice and quiet, just some cows. A car came in the opposite direction, and suddenly one...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-02-2008, 09:21 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,726
Posted By gungnir
I'm in :thumb Either theater is fine with me. I...

I'm in :thumb
Either theater is fine with me. I like riding my motorcycle places...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2008, 09:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,026
Posted By gungnir
There is definitely a difference in fuel...

There is definitely a difference in fuel consumption. Went on my 2003 Dakar with my friend on his 2005 Wee this weekend, and at the final fuel stop we had gone 174 miles since the last stop - I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2008, 09:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,026
Posted By gungnir
I have a Dakar and a friend of mine rides a Wee....

I have a Dakar and a friend of mine rides a Wee. He is 5" shorter than me and the Wee fits him just right, but my Dakar is too tall for him to even want to try. I am 5'11'', so not THAT tall, but...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-12-2008, 09:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,445
Posted By gungnir
I just got a pay-as-you-go cell phone deal. Free...

I just got a pay-as-you-go cell phone deal. Free phone after mail-in rebate + free card with $25 worth of minutes that are valid for 90 days. No monthly fees or anything like that. Seemed like a...
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