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Forum: Beasts 02-10-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 29,499
Posted By kellymac530
I own 2 GS's and a Super Ten...my BMW's are older...

I own 2 GS's and a Super Ten...my BMW's are older {'86 and '96} but I have ridden many newer GS models and GSA's. My riding buddy ride a newer GSA and we trade a lot.

I have not ridden the new...
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By kellymac530
Thanks for the ideas. I have light weight...

Thanks for the ideas.
I have light weight summer gloves and these heavy weight cold weather gear and I am in the market for some middle weight gloves right now. Been shopping, but the ones I want...
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By kellymac530
Cold weather gloves STINKY?

My cold weather gloves are great. Very warm, wind protected and comfy. They are leather with carbon knuckles and articulated joints so they move easily. They have multiple layers of Thinsulate inside...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-08-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By kellymac530
Carts, Is there snow up there today?

Carts,
Is there snow up there today?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-06-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By kellymac530
Thanks for the heads up post. I may try to ride...

Thanks for the heads up post. I may try to ride out sunday.
Forum: Beasts 11-21-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,441
Posted By kellymac530
I would say the closest thing would be the BMW...

I would say the closest thing would be the BMW F800 GSA. Chain drive, twin (although parallel not V), 21" front wheel, reasonable weight, decent on road yet decent off tar also....I am not the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,232
Posted By kellymac530
Thanks Poe.

Thanks Poe.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,232
Posted By kellymac530
It's alive

BluByU, No worries, Karma or not, I will always stop whenever I see a biker in need. Not because of Karma but because it is the right thing to do.

I popped in the GM pump today and it was almost...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,232
Posted By kellymac530
Great song, and definitely part of the...

Great song, and definitely part of the inspiration for the build.

I cover part of reason for the build in my link to the build, but in short, I love dirt!!! I am a desert rat and MX racer all of...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,232
Posted By kellymac530
Here is the build write up...not a bike for...

Here is the build write up...not a bike for everyone but all the work I did has held up flawlessly, whereas the stock BMW FP gave up the ghost....Time to continue my crazy mod concept and go with a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,232
Posted By kellymac530
Yep, what are the Visalia bus routes and time...

Yep, what are the Visalia bus routes and time schedules?
:lol3

You guys are all quiters....sissy marys.

I decided to try the earlier suggested autoparts GM car pump option. Already picked it...
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 902,480
Posted By kellymac530
My Gaerne Balance Oiled boots....warm, dry, not...

My Gaerne Balance Oiled boots....warm, dry, not sweaty, great support for anything outside of MX or REALLY aggressive dual sport riding. The most comfortable pair of boots, ANY kind of boots, I have...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,188
Posted By kellymac530
sounds like you did good to me. As far as...

sounds like you did good to me.

As far as that rear box....:eek1
Does it fold over and create a garage for the bike when parked? :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,232
Posted By kellymac530
That is the question....which was on top of a...

That is the question....which was on top of a LWRR....:rofl

PS: the pump is for a R1100RT...although not an RT any more....
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,232
Posted By kellymac530
Epic ride....until

There is a BMW oilhead question in here....:rofl

Hey guys, been a while since I checked in but I have been riding a lot and having a blast on the new rebuilt Beast, the gsB, or as a buddy renamed...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,721
Posted By kellymac530
Slow is ok, choosing when to go slow and when you...

Slow is ok, choosing when to go slow and when you can light it up a bit is key.
REALLY happy to see someone use the bike as intended and NOT crying that it fell over and got a boo boo....just ride...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By kellymac530
Even if it were the correct link..it wasn't, why...

Even if it were the correct link..it wasn't, why not just post the link and leave out the smart a$$ "google search is your friend" comments. There is a reason I asked here.
Either I seriously suck...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By kellymac530
WOW...who writes BMWs manuals? REALLY bad...

WOW...who writes BMWs manuals?
REALLY bad German/English translator.

"Behavior with ABS deactivated- With ABS function switched off, first only the control on the front wheel is deactivated. If...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By kellymac530
'08 GSA operator manual?

Does anyone know where I can download a Owners/Operators manual for an '08 R1200GSA ?

My riding buddy just picked up a clean VERY low mile GSA but it did not come with any kind of manual. Service...
Forum: Americas 09-19-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,767
Posted By kellymac530
Blaise....:clap:clap:clap:clap:freaky:freaky ...

Blaise....:clap:clap:clap:clap:freaky:freaky

You made the home page....

Thanks everyone for the info...now just to book a week to get up there...Moab has been on my list for some time to get...
Forum: Americas 09-18-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,767
Posted By kellymac530
Where is this? Utah?

Buddy and I HAVE to ride to this point.

[/URL] (http://baldy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/The-current-ADVrider-home-page/1010498_SwD92S#!i=2390389906&k=BtCCMJB)...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-17-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,053
Posted By kellymac530
With some measuring and internet searching you...

With some measuring and internet searching you can make about any set of forks fit. There is a bearing company named "All Balls" that has bearings in all sorts of sizes. You can buy a set of decent...
Forum: Americas 09-15-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By kellymac530
If anybody is going to fly n ride...it's me...

If anybody is going to fly n ride...it's me bird....tryin to horn in on my possible action? :huh

His issue is not finding someone to ride it here....I have offered...begged, pleaded...his concern...
Forum: Americas 09-14-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By kellymac530
Great ideas folks. Thanks for the input. I will...

Great ideas folks. Thanks for the input. I will see him this afternoon and push that way.
He is looking at using Federal motorcycle shipping....any input on them?

cardoc, thanks for the offer of...
Forum: Americas 09-13-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By kellymac530
That was kind of the route I was planning. I-80...

That was kind of the route I was planning. I-80 then down 76 over the Rockies and a meander through Utah. I love Utah. I wanted to hit Arches/Moab for a day.

I just went to Zion and Bryce a year...
Forum: Americas 09-13-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By kellymac530
Way too hot to ride back through Texas, AZ., New...

Way too hot to ride back through Texas, AZ., New Mexico and the Cali desert...yikes. Just for the Blue Ridge...pass on that. I think I would rather come across 80 and then jump up to the Black Forest...
Forum: Americas 09-12-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By kellymac530
Fly-n-ride Philly to LA?

My riding buddy just bought a sweet GSA ebay. A 2008 gray and black all original with 6200 miles on it. He can not take time off of work right now and he hates shipping bikes (bad experience dropping...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-11-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 322,318
Posted By kellymac530
I got your back buddy :wink: Us custom...

I got your back buddy :wink:

Us custom builders gotta stick with each other...even me the hack and you the pro. :lol3
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-06-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 322,318
Posted By kellymac530
JTH, have a nice tank bra made that is soft...

JTH, have a nice tank bra made that is soft fleece or similar inside and heavy vinyl/leather/ballistic nylon or similar outside. Protect from scratches and polishes the tank while riding......won't...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-02-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 322,318
Posted By kellymac530
Have I told you how much I hate you lately? In...

Have I told you how much I hate you lately?
In an admiring and drooling way...:clap
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-26-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 123,052
Posted By kellymac530
All of the So Cal deserts are getting hammered...

All of the So Cal deserts are getting hammered with thunderstorms and flash floods all this week. I am listening to massive lightning and thunder right now as I type this. It is maybe 10 miles away....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-24-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 47,901
Posted By kellymac530
Now we just need ride reports. :clap

Now we just need ride reports. :clap
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-19-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 3,034
Views: 628,253
Posted By kellymac530
KTM front fender aftermarket for $86 new...all...

KTM front fender aftermarket for $86 new...all day long

http://www.airtech-streamlining.com/ktm/KTM9501999-04.htm

No affiliation and not advertising, just a fender I want to buy as well.
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 742
Posted By kellymac530
That is everything I told him. His dad...

That is everything I told him.
His dad actually is one of the guys pressuring him...but his dad is wealthy, like walk into a Ducati dealership and see how cool a MTS 1200 ST is and just signs and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 742
Posted By kellymac530
'04 vs. '07 KTM 450 exc ?

I have a buddy who had a clean low mile 2007 KTM 450 EXCR and he loved it. He hit some hard times last year and had to sell it. He has that itch to dual sport again but is on a tight budget. He found...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-11-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 882
Views: 322,318
Posted By kellymac530
Absolutely perfect looking on that bike. I love...

Absolutely perfect looking on that bike. I love it.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-10-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,719
Posted By kellymac530
No issue with the discussion going on here. ...

No issue with the discussion going on here.

I am sure my weld and quench has changed the temper....but I also know that it is fine where it is at, whatever that ponit is.

As I have stated,...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-10-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 47,901
Posted By kellymac530
Not until this year... I would never opt for an...

Not until this year...
I would never opt for an 820 if there is a 1200 available...I want it ALL, not 2/3's of what could be.
I like the Multi WAY more than the Hyper...but that is what makes the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-09-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 47,901
Posted By kellymac530
LOVE those Alitalia graphics on that bike on page...

LOVE those Alitalia graphics on that bike on page 4.

I also agree with whoever said they wish Ducati would make an adventure version of the Hypermotard. That would be nice but service intervals...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-09-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 47,901
Posted By kellymac530
Can't wait to see it with the rear wheel and TKC...

Can't wait to see it with the rear wheel and TKC on it.
I absolutely LOVE outside of the box bikes.
Anyone can buy a GS/GSA or a 950/990 ADV {anyone with money} and they work great, but building...
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