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Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 203,343
Posted By Gypsyfrog
Agree, it looks great w/o losing its lineage. ...

Agree, it looks great w/o losing its lineage. Wish BMW would just offer a ADV package for all the GS bikes (G650, F800, R1200) instead of having a slick G and a confusing F650/F800.

Drop in a...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2009, 10:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 425
Posted By Gypsyfrog
Anyone have current experience w/Hyperpro...

Anyone have current experience w/Hyperpro front/rear shocks? Thinking of doing a replacement and cant afford to spurge too much. Price seems right?
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2009, 02:57 AM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,932,291
Posted By Gypsyfrog
Slug: Running TKC's on my Dak and Anakee's on my...

Slug: Running TKC's on my Dak and Anakee's on my GF's F650GS. Run the TKC's in San Diego county twistys (tarmac) and throughout southern California doubletrack and some singletrack w/no problems at...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2009, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,386
Posted By Gypsyfrog
Trade/Sell the F650GS for a Dakar or drop a new...

Trade/Sell the F650GS for a Dakar or drop a new suspension on it. It will give you what you were looking for if you were looking at a KLR.
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,417
Posted By Gypsyfrog
Bike never repeated once I waited for engine/temp...

Bike never repeated once I waited for engine/temp lights to go off...go figure!

Thanks all for the help!
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 517,413
Posted By Gypsyfrog
Thanks mate, really like your seat..from the...

Thanks mate, really like your seat..from the looks, would have to put my big arse on it! Will make a call and do a back and forth....want a somewhat skinnier seat for offroad, but still comfy on...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 517,413
Posted By Gypsyfrog
JD, Where did you get your seat? Also, how...

JD,
Where did you get your seat? Also, how was the ralley? I am a JC native and was bummed to miss it.
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2009, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 810
Posted By Gypsyfrog
Well, just got back from our Mammoth trip and she...

Well, just got back from our Mammoth trip and she held together, so I guess it worked. Alot of ratteling going on there though in the dash/tail area. Saw that you can tighten up the taillight...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,321
Posted By Gypsyfrog
Awesome job and report! Loved your play by play....

Awesome job and report! Loved your play by play. Love the BMW F650GS Dakar front beak BTW, just needs a dual headlight or the G&G fenderlight to compete it.

You've been on your TT...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2009, 05:24 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,039
Posted By Gypsyfrog
Great ride. Isn't that engineering amazing?

Great ride. Isn't that engineering amazing?
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2009, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 256,058
Posted By Gypsyfrog
My 2001 F650GS Dakar. Can't get pics to post to...

My 2001 F650GS Dakar. Can't get pics to post to ADV.

http://nomadxventures.spaces.live.com/
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 33,164
Posted By Gypsyfrog
Im running a 85 Westfalia, 1.9l Boxer w/15" Yoko...

Im running a 85 Westfalia, 1.9l Boxer w/15" Yoko Geolanders, towing a 500lb trailer to carry mine and my GF's F650GS. Just under 1500lb load for a 2k capacity.

Would I trade it? Yes, only for...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2009, 12:19 PM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,932,291
Posted By Gypsyfrog
Pete, I have the Touratech fairing and engine...

Pete,
I have the Touratech fairing and engine guard bars and I got them after all my major drops....
Great guards and I really like them w/the exception of a few things that really don't matter: ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-23-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 164,242
Posted By Gypsyfrog
Gents, work has called, must pull out of...

Gents, work has called, must pull out of Westfest09. There will be a yurt opening up for the week. Keep our entryfee for beer adn have one on us.

Regrets,

26, Gypsyfrog PD No tent camping...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2009, 01:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,701
Posted By Gypsyfrog
BMW R80GS ?

BMW R80GS ?
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2009, 01:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 425
Posted By Gypsyfrog
GITANA Eastern Sierra Travels - 09

My lady and I took my Westfalia and our bikes (01 F650GS Dakar and 02 F650GS) on a bike/camper trip to the eastern Sierra's for a 7day trip. Full ride report and pics on : ...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,116
Posted By Gypsyfrog
In talking to my baja friend: " The abandoned...

In talking to my baja friend: " The abandoned homes aren't really abandoned, they are in the process of being built so as money is available from the states, they build. Some never reached...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2009, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By Gypsyfrog
I just saw one some where. the guy had cut off...

I just saw one some where. the guy had cut off the foot and put on a purchased extension. Will search it again. Same problem and it bugged the crap out of me yesteday on the trail.
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2009, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,417
Posted By Gypsyfrog
[quote=jdaniele]Next time give this a try. Turn...

[quote=jdaniele]Next time give this a try. Turn key on wait for temp lamp to go out, twist throttle wide open and let go three times, turn off ignition.Wait 15 seconds turn on ignition wait for temp...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2009, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,419
Posted By Gypsyfrog
G&G Terchnik's Light in the Fender : Does anyone know if they still make them?

Can't find the light on website or get a reply back. Does anyone know if this item is still in production or where else it can be purchased???
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,417
Posted By Gypsyfrog
Southern California here GS....weather never...

Southern California here GS....weather never changes. 60-70 and dry. Was worried a bit, but so far, so good.
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2009, 07:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,417
Posted By Gypsyfrog
Thanks mate. I like the white/black as well. ...

Thanks mate. I like the white/black as well. Yours is what I was looking for when i was shopping. I do like just the flat black though and easy to touch up....for now. I drool when I see NB's or...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2009, 07:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,417
Posted By Gypsyfrog
Winner! Thanks JD. I guess the bike read your...

Winner! Thanks JD. I guess the bike read your post before I did....

Interesting about the temp light...its not like its diesel w/glow plugs, but maybe it just needs to line up all its electons...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,417
Posted By Gypsyfrog
Question 2001 F650GS Dakar stalls/cuts out

Went riding this weekend. Took a small fall/drop (fell on a hill turn - RT side) but up in seconds. Numerous runs and stops following and bike ran fine home with no problems. Was changing out my...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,381
Posted By Gypsyfrog
Same problem. Ended up shifting with the side of...

Same problem. Ended up shifting with the side of my boot for a long time, then switched to lowered/further back fastway pegs and raised the shifter a bit. Huge difference. The side shifting is...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 664
Posted By Gypsyfrog
Congrats!

Congrats!
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 18,093
Posted By Gypsyfrog
Got2MotoGraphics.Com <HR style="COLOR:...

Got2MotoGraphics.Com
<HR style="COLOR: #575757" SIZE=1><!-- / icon and title --><!-- message -->Check out got2moto here on adv. I purchased my replacement Dakar, Dakarman and F650GS side stickers...
Forum: Australia 06-27-2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 845
Posted By Gypsyfrog
Got2MotoGraphics.Com <HR style="COLOR:...

Got2MotoGraphics.Com
<HR style="COLOR: #575757" SIZE=1><!-- / icon and title --><!-- message -->Check out got2moto here on adv. I purchased my replacement Dakar, Dakarman and F650GS side stickers...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2009, 02:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,324
Posted By Gypsyfrog
Got2MotoGraphics.Com

Check out got2moto here on adv. I purchased my replacement Dakar, Dakarman and F650GS side stickers from him in Reflective Pewter and also in Black (if I repaint pewter).

Great job, could be...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2009, 12:51 AM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,932,291
Posted By Gypsyfrog
Pics were too large. Stickers are from Got2Moto...

Pics were too large. Stickers are from Got2Moto ( Got2MotoGraphics.Com ). Just tell him what you want (type/font/reflective/etc) and he will crank it out or tell you he can't. Great work. j

My...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-26-2009, 11:47 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 164,242
Posted By Gypsyfrog
SOrry to hear it CD. Always another ride...

SOrry to hear it CD. Always another ride though....why doesn't work ever understand?

Thanks for the route help as well.......
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,932,291
Posted By Gypsyfrog
Just did mine last month. Heat gunned the...

Just did mine last month.

Heat gunned the stickers off
Sanded the crap out of it
Primed it
Flat Blacked it....may change to flat pewter sometime later

Ordered stickers from Russ at...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-24-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 164,242
Posted By Gypsyfrog
:D No prob, just wondering if anyone was bringing...

:D No prob, just wondering if anyone was bringing big bikes or trailering smaller ones. Not sure if we will trailer to Durango and ride from there or just ride all the way. GF may come on her F650GS...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2009, 11:59 PM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,932,291
Posted By Gypsyfrog
I had Sahara's on my Dakar and they ran well on...

I had Sahara's on my Dakar and they ran well on the twistys and dirt roads here in San Diego County, but sucked in gravel and lose dirt. I just recently upgraded to the TKC's front and rear and ran...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-23-2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 164,242
Posted By Gypsyfrog
Add me in

Add me in. WIll hit up PP this eve. Any other ADV or GS riders from San Diego other than CDaddy, KLR and Strega?

Just got me a Yurt! Is that a animal?
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 810
Posted By Gypsyfrog
Not yet brother, will ahve some this eve.

Not yet brother, will ahve some this eve.
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2009, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 810
Posted By Gypsyfrog
Thanks guys, will give it a shot. Is there a...

Thanks guys, will give it a shot. Is there a special type of epoxy that bonds better to metal and plastic?
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2009, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 810
Posted By Gypsyfrog
F650GS Dakar Fairing Attachment Points-Broken

Hey guys,

Was taking off my faux tank fairings and noticed that three of my attachment points (two under the blinker and one at the top of the tank) are broken off or open ended. Other than a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-14-2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,970
Posted By Gypsyfrog
its 1/2 and half on what you have heard. Really...

its 1/2 and half on what you have heard. Really breaking the ice and putting yourself in places/groups/clubs/ etc to meet other people is probally key. Not LA here, but the girls like to keep up...
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,116
Posted By Gypsyfrog
Great ride Dirt/Bit! Just did that same run in...

Great ride Dirt/Bit! Just did that same run in my Westfalia with my kid, getting ready to do it on my Dak with my girl. My brother is soon to fall in love with a KTM or Dak and is coming as well. ...
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