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Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 02:16 AM
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Posted By jc_puckett
On My Way To Hyder, Alaska

Jim Puckett headed north to Alaska with guide dog Mercy. Our rally flag from Jim's fantastic 2009 Not Superman Rally fulfilled bonus requirements.
Let's all wish Jim safe riding!
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Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 07:40 PM
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Posted By jc_puckett
Leaving for Hyder, Alaska on Saturday, May 16, 2015

Picked up my BMW G650GS at BMW Motorcycles of Grand Rapids, Michigan late this afternoon. Oil change and misc. work to make it ready for Destination Hyder - Flower Sniffing. I am going to Big Sky...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 05:11 AM
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Posted By jc_puckett
For Sale - $200.00 including packing & shipping...

For Sale - $200.00 including packing & shipping or $150.00 you pay for packing & shipping by The UPS Store in Midland, Michigan.
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 02:25 AM
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Posted By jc_puckett
I thought the problem with both HID and LED H7...

I thought the problem with both HID and LED H7 replacement bulbs is the relationship and geometry of the light emitter is quite different than what the headlight reflector was designed for.

Has...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 02:26 PM
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Posted By jc_puckett
For Sale - $200.00 including packing & shipping...

For Sale - $200.00 including packing & shipping or $150.00 you pay for packing & shipping by The UPS Store in Midland, Michigan.

2011-up BMW G650GS Madstad 18" (450mm) Clear Sport CR CL windshield...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2015, 02:50 PM
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Posted By jc_puckett
From: <support@madstad.com> Date: Fri, May 1,...

From: <support@madstad.com>
Date: Fri, May 1, 2015 at 2:41 PM
Subject: RE: 2013 BMW G650GS - Madstad 18" Sport CR CL
To: Jim Puckett <j.c.puckett@gmail.com>

Hi Jim,

Your system appears to be...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2015, 12:18 PM
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Posted By jc_puckett
The Madstad is in its lowest adjustable position...

The Madstad is in its lowest adjustable position and is tilted back pretty far. My line of sight is way over the top od the windshield.

Now it is possible that Grass Roots BMW installed the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2015, 03:07 AM
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Posted By jc_puckett
I have a stock 2013 G650GS windscreen that I will...

I have a stock 2013 G650GS windscreen that I will sell cheap. I also have a MadStad 18" windshield that I will probably sell if I like the ZTechnik VStream Z2472 windshield that I plan to order...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 03:38 PM
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Posted By jc_puckett
I spent all last weekend with Gail and Paul...

I spent all last weekend with Gail and Paul Thorne at the 2015 Blitz 2 Branson. And 2 weeks before that with them at Reelfoot Lake on my 71st birthday.

Gail has a brand new 2014 G650GS.
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Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 03:02 AM
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Posted By jc_puckett
I have the G650GS and a K1600GT. I also have way...

I have the G650GS and a K1600GT. I also have way too much money invested in each, but I love making my motorcycles fit and handle "my way".

Gateway BMW Motorcycles of St. Louis told me that the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 05:11 AM
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Posted By jc_puckett
I average 50 mpg on my 2013 G650GS. I weigh 275...

I average 50 mpg on my 2013 G650GS. I weigh 275 in full gear and I ride 80 mph on good highways like I-55 or I-57, I-80, I-94, I-196 traveling from our home in Jackson MO to our home in Midland MI...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 04:59 AM
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Posted By jc_puckett
http://puckett.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/BMW-G650-GS...

http://puckett.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/BMW-G650-GS/i-RKWX7bp/0/O/Metzler%20Tourance.png
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 04:24 PM
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Posted By jc_puckett
And the above is exactly what I had Gateway BMW...

And the above is exactly what I had Gateway BMW Motorcycles of St. Louis order for me.

Jim Puckett
Jackson MO and Midland MI
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 10:14 AM
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Posted By jc_puckett
I need new sprockets and chain for my 2013...

I need new sprockets and chain for my 2013 G650GS.

I don't remember the recommended front and rear sprocket sizes. Not looking for replacing with BMW stock sprocket sizes.

I ride 90% on...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2015, 05:38 AM
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Posted By jc_puckett
I have a 2013 G650GS rear shock with approx....

I have a 2013 G650GS rear shock with approx. 6,000 miles on it that you can have for boxing and shipping cost. No charge for the shock itself.

Jim Puckett
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 03:05 AM
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Posted By jc_puckett
I take issue with every response you have...

I take issue with every response you have received. I run Warm N Safe Gen 4 heated jacket liner, heated pants liners, and heated socks when the temperatures could be cold without problems. Longest...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 02:45 PM
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Posted By jc_puckett
Best tires for 5 days of Arkansas Ozark mountains twisties?

My son, Zach, will be riding my 2013 G650GS which has Conti TKC80's on it right now. We will be riding long, hard and fast.

https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=z3kKbO5V-w-0.kTOh737rcITE
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Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 04:09 AM
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Posted By jc_puckett
It takes approx. 600 miles to "break-in" a new...

It takes approx. 600 miles to "break-in" a new RDL. If you know who the seat was built for, ask them if you can send it to Russell under their name. Hopefully, that person will have the RDL order...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 01:54 AM
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Posted By jc_puckett
I have RDL on my K1600GT and on my G650GS and...

I have RDL on my K1600GT and on my G650GS and before that on my R1150RT.

The seat on the K75 is a Bill Mayer and it is not even close to as comfortable as any of my RDL's.

Jim Puckett
Midland...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 07:40 AM
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Posted By jc_puckett
The MTF group is converging on Great Falls MT on...

The MTF group is converging on Great Falls MT on May 18.
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 06:16 AM
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Posted By jc_puckett
This is a Motorcycle Tourer's Forum (MTF) trip...

This is a Motorcycle Tourer's Forum (MTF) trip called Destination Hyder and there are 55 riders + 10 passengers. We do not ride as a group, but meet at each night's hotel and normally eat supper...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 02:37 AM
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Posted By jc_puckett
I just ordered both Renthal handlebar and Rox...

I just ordered both Renthal handlebar and Rox handlebar risers.

With my purposely built Russell Day-Long saddle moving me back 3" and up 1", the above combo will make my upcoming 6000 mile trip...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 03:02 AM
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Posted By jc_puckett
Sight, Can you send me a clear, high...

Sight,

Can you send me a clear, high resolution, reasonably close-up photo showing the Rox risers and Renthal handle bar at the mounting points. If you can, please don't make the close-up view so...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2015, 01:02 AM
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Posted By jc_puckett
What measurements? ...

What measurements?

http://puckett.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/BMW-G650-GS/i-FdV8BQK/0/L/Renthal%20Handlebar-L.png

In addition, I am putting my Bill McAvan 5.7 gallon aux. fuel cell on my G650GS in...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 01:13 AM
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Posted By jc_puckett
http://puckett.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/BMW-G650-GS...

http://puckett.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/BMW-G650-GS/i-wpchwHN/0/X2/P1110353-X2.jpg

http://puckett.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/BMW-G650-GS/i-CrhDVtG/0/XL/Centech%20AP-2%20a-XL.jpg

Jim Puckett...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 05:46 AM
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Posted By jc_puckett
No problem, my son did an IBA SS1K (Saddle Sore...

No problem, my son did an IBA SS1K (Saddle Sore 1000) in under 24 hours in the Big Sky Montana - Into The Unknown competitive long distance motorcycle rally in August 2013.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 04:26 AM
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Posted By jc_puckett
Too heavy for any serious off-road, but great for...

Too heavy for any serious off-road, but great for dirt/gravel roads suitable for a new Jeep 4x4 Rubicon. Husqvarna FE350 S would be a great choice.

Jim Puckett
Midland MI
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 05:19 AM
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Posted By jc_puckett
No, if I'm really riding anything rough or in...

No, if I'm really riding anything rough or in sand, I strip my G650GS bare.

I sent the following note to the President of the Great Lakes Dual Sporters. His reply to me follows.

I took my BMW...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 01:59 AM
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Posted By jc_puckett
Clearwater Darla's ...

Clearwater Darla's

http://puckett.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/BMW-G650-GS/i-93SZCjN/0/XL/P4140426-XL.jpg

http://puckett.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/BMW-G650-GS/i-jd4mrn2/0/XL/P4140422-XL.jpg

Jim...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 03:28 AM
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Posted By jc_puckett
If I sell my 2013 "loaded" BMW G650 GS, I am...

If I sell my 2013 "loaded" BMW G650 GS, I am using the proceeds to make a nice down payment on a 2015 R1200RT for my 19 y/o son, Zach, who is attending Aviation Rescue Swimmer school at NAS...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 03:19 AM
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Posted By jc_puckett
Grass Roots BMW installed my Madstad. I agree...

Grass Roots BMW installed my Madstad. I agree that they may have installed it incorrectly, but I will need some detailed close-up photos as well as a couple of photos taken from a position back a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 06:32 AM
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Posted By jc_puckett
Pay no attention to "karmatourer". He is a much...

Pay no attention to "karmatourer". He is a much better keyboard jockey with almost 2300 posts than a motorcycle rider. Quote "... High MPG makes my grin that much wider."

I've heard lots of...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-01-2014, 10:13 AM
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Posted By jc_puckett
zumo 590LM routing issue

Partial correspondence between me and product.support@garmin.com. And there is a whole lot of 2-way correspondence between me and Garmin.

My replacement zumo 590 S/N 3EU002118 also tried to send...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 06:15 AM
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Posted By jc_puckett
The G650GS belongs to me, but was bought for my...

The G650GS belongs to me, but was bought for my son, Zach, to ride with me, mostly in competitive LD rallies. I ride my K1600GT in rallys. I keep the G650GS here in Michigan because Zach is...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 05:29 AM
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Posted By jc_puckett
As already mentioned twice before, my son weighs...

As already mentioned twice before, my son weighs 155 pounds and gets exactly the same mpg as I do in rally mode. I'm sure my aerodynamic pear shape compensates for the 100 pound delta.

You are...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 04:07 AM
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Posted By jc_puckett
PE in both Civil and Chemical Engineering in 11...

PE in both Civil and Chemical Engineering in 11 States + Ontario. 130 miles divided by 3.2 US gallons. And my 155 pound son gets the same. In the How The West Was Won 32-hour rally on my K1600GT,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 03:52 AM
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Posted By jc_puckett
You might loose. 1968-1971 motocross on...

You might loose. 1968-1971 motocross on Southeast regional level. 1972-1974 Maico factory ride. Serious Iron Butt competitive LD rallyist.

Proposed competition from N37 19.624 W119 01.048 (1st...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 05:43 AM
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Posted By jc_puckett
We got thru Mountain View pretty quick ... I was...

We got thru Mountain View pretty quick ... I was riding with a very fast group called the Raiders. Typical "Raider" fast tour group a few years ago doing all of Utah's famous motorcycling roads. My...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 05:14 AM
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Posted By jc_puckett
My 2013 G650GS got less than 40 mpg on the...

My 2013 G650GS got less than 40 mpg on the Arkansas Ozark mountain roads loop I did a couple of months ago shown below:
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 04:22 AM
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Posted By jc_puckett
I'm using Table 17, Setting 3 ...

I'm using Table 17, Setting 3

http://puckett.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/BMW-G650-GS/i-LKgPDkf/0/O/pro-oiler%20tables.jpg
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