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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-27-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,464
Posted By pastor passum
+ 1 on the ice becoming your best friend.

+ 1 on the ice becoming your best friend.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-26-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,464
Posted By pastor passum
Yes, my sister used that during the first couple...

Yes, my sister used that during the first couple weeks of rehab. She basically had none of the swelling that is usually associated with total knee replacement.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-24-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,464
Posted By pastor passum
So, it been a little over a week...how you doing....

So, it been a little over a week...how you doing. Hopefully your doing some rehab and well on your way to recovery. Keep us posted.
Jim
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-15-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,464
Posted By pastor passum
That was one of my biggest problems. For about...

That was one of my biggest problems. For about the first 6 weeks the LazyBoy was my best friend. Just couldn't sleep in the bed, like you said, low level pain. I attribute the GS rides and water...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-14-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,464
Posted By pastor passum
I had both knees replaced in 2010. If I recall my...

I had both knees replaced in 2010. If I recall my orthopedic surgeon told me 6 weeks before driving the Shelby (stick shift) but I didn't ask about the bike, a 2005 1200 GS. I figured I could tell...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-07-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1,729
Views: 241,007
Posted By pastor passum
In the mid nineties a bud & I, both on '87 K75...

In the mid nineties a bud & I, both on '87 K75 S's, were doing the 4 corners of N Carolina. We left Charlotte around 5 am and hit the S.E. Corner around 8 and then headed to the N.E. Corner. It was...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By pastor passum
Probably good advice def. Thanks for the replys...

Probably good advice def. Thanks for the replys guys.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By pastor passum
'05 GS Brake Question

I've got my '05 GS for sale. A prospective buyer is interested but has concerns about the ABS brakes. His concern is "if they fail they'll be much more expensive to repair than other ABS models". I'm...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-11-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 311,237
Posted By pastor passum
A BMW' touring in the back of a pick-up truck:rofl

A BMW' touring in the back of a pick-up truck:rofl
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-02-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,284
Posted By pastor passum
I did for several years. My min. Schnauzer...

I did for several years. My min. Schnauzer "Dunkin'" logged approx 50,000 miles with me over a period of 7 years. He absolutely loved riding, preferring the curvy mountain roads to the slab, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 780
Posted By pastor passum
If the rims are true I wouldn't mess with them....

If the rims are true I wouldn't mess with them. I've got over 60,000 on my '05 GS, mostly pavement but some off road and the wheels have never been touched other than to change tires. If they're...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,732
Posted By pastor passum
Original owner with 50,000+ miles. One low beam...

Original owner with 50,000+ miles. One low beam replaced, fuel pump regulator replaced (warranty) and rear drive seal replaced (warranty). The last 30,000 miles have been trouble free. Great bike and...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-16-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,351
Posted By pastor passum
Sure, all the time. Helmet's kinda like singing...

Sure, all the time. Helmet's kinda like singing in the shower, makes you sound better than you are. Old stuff mostly; Arlo Guthrie, John Denver, Eagles...good stuff:clap

Jim
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,325
Posted By pastor passum
Cortec Mini on Bagster tank cover. Works great if...

Cortec Mini on Bagster tank cover. Works great if you're looking for a small tankbag.

http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l130/pastorpassum/DSCN1905.jpg

Jim
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 10-19-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 33,866
Posted By pastor passum
Just now found this thread. Both my dad and Grand...

Just now found this thread. Both my dad and Grand father always referred to my bikes as "Wheels" also. Didn't bother me at all though. They,especially my dad,were always asking about my trips and I...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 08-27-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 925
Posted By pastor passum
I had both knees replaced about 8 months apart....

I had both knees replaced about 8 months apart. That's been about 1 1/2 years ago. It was about 4 weeks after the surgery before I had enough flexation to ride. Within a few months I was able to ride...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 07-23-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,714
Posted By pastor passum
Hey Troy, how's it going? Your a young'un!...

Hey Troy, how's it going? Your a young'un! What's up with the knee replacement:D Just kidding, 133 deg is great. I had the second one done about 9 months after the first. Actually I found riding is...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-04-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 33,241
Posted By pastor passum
Pretty much :D I've got a place in SW Virginia...

Pretty much :D I've got a place in SW Virginia that's 2 miles UP a dirt road that's not very well maintained. It's hauled everything from bags of mulch, to groceries, my dog, firewood and my 260 Lbs...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-25-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 33,241
Posted By pastor passum
http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l130/pastorpassu...

http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l130/pastorpassum/DSCN2396-1.jpg

Jim
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-16-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,284
Posted By pastor passum
While I don't know about 2 Yorkies, I traveled...

While I don't know about 2 Yorkies, I traveled for years with my Schnauzer. He loved riding and would go crazy everytime I'd break out the doggles and the bag he rode in.
Bagster, the company that...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 10,904
Posted By pastor passum
http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l130/pastorpassu...

http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l130/pastorpassum/DSCN0054.jpg

Third K Bike (K75 S, K1100 RS and this K1200 RS), after 75,000 miles on this one and a total of 245,000 miles on K Bikes the 1200...
Forum: Photos 12-21-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 244,292
Posted By pastor passum
http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l130/pastorpassu...

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Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 643,381
Posted By pastor passum
Couldn't disagree more. I guess it depends on...

Couldn't disagree more. I guess it depends on several things such as your height, type helmet you wear, angle of the shield etc.

http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l130/pastorpassum/P1000425.jpg...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-05-2009, 10:39 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 19,466
Posted By pastor passum
Thanks for the response. In answer to your...

Thanks for the response. In answer to your question, yes mine is an '05 1200GS. I purchased the tank cover through a group buy here on ADVrider when I first bought the GS 4 years ago. If I remember...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-04-2009, 09:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,213
Posted By pastor passum
I've been riding for 40+ years and can truthfully...

I've been riding for 40+ years and can truthfully say I've never forgotten to put the sidestand down...until about 3 months ago:baldy I had over 40,000 on my '05 GS and dropped it for the first...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-04-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 19,466
Posted By pastor passum
Agree completely, they really leave a huge void...

Agree completely, they really leave a huge void when they're gone. Although I know I can't replace him there will be another soon.

Jim
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-04-2009, 03:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 19,466
Posted By pastor passum
I enjoyed riding and going to rallies with my...

I enjoyed riding and going to rallies with my Miniature Schnauzer Dunkin' for almost 9 years. He was about 6 when he started riding. Although he was slightly smaller than your dog (he weighed 20...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-30-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,983
Posted By pastor passum
I wouldn't worry about water crossings with a...

I wouldn't worry about water crossings with a belt. However you don't want to get a rock between the belt and pully. That's why BMW uses a belt on the 800 S, ST but a chain on the 800 GS....
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-29-2009, 12:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,983
Posted By pastor passum
You mention water crossings and most of the bikes...

You mention water crossings and most of the bikes you listed are dual sports soooo...I think that pretty much eliminates belt drive. I don't know of any dual sports that have belt drives, and for a...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-23-2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,144
Posted By pastor passum
Quote Grreatdog "BTW, did the vet say whether or...

Quote Grreatdog "BTW, did the vet say whether or not the tick was the cause? The reason I ask is that I have been treated for Lyme disease and so have several of my employees plus we had a friend...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-22-2009, 10:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,144
Posted By pastor passum
I feel for you buddy. I've only had to do that...

I feel for you buddy. I've only had to do that once, about 15 years ago. I too thought I was prepared but when the vet gave him the shot I just lost it. While I know beyond a doubt it was best for...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-21-2009, 11:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,144
Posted By pastor passum
Thanks so much for the thoughts and well wishes...

Thanks so much for the thoughts and well wishes guys. This has been a rough few days but reading your comments has eased the pain somewhat. A friend on another forum sent me a copy of Rainbow Bridge...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-20-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,144
Posted By pastor passum
Lost my Best Buddy

RIP Dunkin'

Fourteen and 1/2 years ago I began sharing my home and life with a little black Schnauzer I named Dunkin'. We showed him for about 2 years. We both had fun, learned a lot about dogs...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8,245
Views: 4,334,451
Posted By pastor passum
It's been an option since 2005. ...

It's been an option since 2005.

http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l130/pastorpassum/DSCN2185.jpg

Jim
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-24-2009, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1,729
Views: 241,007
Posted By pastor passum
About 15 years ago a riding buddy and I were...

About 15 years ago a riding buddy and I were going to ride to the 4 corners of North Carolina. We left Charlotte around 5 AM headed to Sunset Beach, the first leg of about 200 miles. From there we...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-08-2009, 07:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,714
Posted By pastor passum
Baby Steps

January 20th I had total knee replacement. As I'd been told, the surgery wasn't bad but the rehab is pretty intense. Before surgery I inquired about how long before I could ride again. The surgeon...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-07-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,361
Posted By pastor passum
Like anything else, the more you are exposed to...

Like anything else, the more you are exposed to them the less attention you pay to them. I've never heard of anyone crashing due to tar snakes but I suppose if you freaked enough anything is...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-18-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,714
Posted By pastor passum
Like you stated, the technology keeps getting...

Like you stated, the technology keeps getting better. I've asked and while no one will give a clear cut answer, it seems it's related to how much abuse you give it but I think 15 to 25 years is a...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-16-2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,714
Posted By pastor passum
Thanks Tacodog. Your avatar looks familiar....

Thanks Tacodog. Your avatar looks familiar. Probably my biggest obstacle so far has been sleeping. For some strange reason the bed just doesn't work anymore. I sleep in the recliner. Thank God for...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-16-2009, 09:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,535
Posted By pastor passum
The only bad thing about riding the same day is...

The only bad thing about riding the same day is that tomorrow you probably won't remember the ride. Something about those amnesia drugs they give you:thumb

Jim
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