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Forum: ADVrider annual rallies Today, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 364
Posted By scarysharkface
:clap It's on the calendar! :clap

:clap

It's on the calendar!

:clap
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 05:39 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 33,664
Posted By scarysharkface
Fields are pretty wet down in the bottoms, but...

Fields are pretty wet down in the bottoms, but they're still getting most of the corn out. East-central Illinois, just East of West Union on the River Road.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-12-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 33,664
Posted By scarysharkface
http://scarysharkface.smugmug.com/photos/i-JzVX2rW...

http://scarysharkface.smugmug.com/photos/i-JzVX2rW/0/XL/i-JzVX2rW-XL.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-01-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 33,664
Posted By scarysharkface
I'm not getting out nearly as much as I'd like,...

I'm not getting out nearly as much as I'd like, but I am getting out.

LED lights and lower crash bars installed. I think I'm ready.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By scarysharkface
A couple of nights ago I installed the SW Motech...

A couple of nights ago I installed the SW Motech light bar from Twisted Throttle on my new-to-me '09 GS. It clears the forks but I worry that the smallest bolts in the kit are the ones that mount it...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,365
Posted By scarysharkface
My friend wears a Rallye 2 suit, as does one of...

My friend wears a Rallye 2 suit, as does one of my brothers. :D

I went through two Slime pumps in a matter of hours on a trip in July. They literally fell apart. Glad I still carried the bicycle...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-22-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 33,664
Posted By scarysharkface
Thanks! It's quite a bit of fun, coming off of a...

Thanks! It's quite a bit of fun, coming off of a KLR and Wee-Strom. I just need to remember to turn off the ABS before I'm moving on gravel. :eek1:lol3

John
Forum: The Garage 09-21-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,013
Posted By scarysharkface
Check and re-weld the front trackbar mounts....

Check and re-weld the front trackbar mounts. That's what finally fixed my 2009.

John
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-21-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 33,664
Posted By scarysharkface
It's been more than a year. Lots of stuff...

It's been more than a year.

Lots of stuff happening with job and family.

Lots of things have kept me off the bike.

But maybe that's changing.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By scarysharkface
Mine isn't stuck on full, but it's got to be...

Mine isn't stuck on full, but it's got to be hardly close to accurate (bike is new to me '09 R12GS, so I haven't sussed anything out yet). This pic is from last night, showing the miles ridden on...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By scarysharkface
It's hard enough keeping the orange one at the...

It's hard enough keeping the orange one at the speed limit.

John

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By scarysharkface
I deliberately chose the Orange for the measured,...

I deliberately chose the Orange for the measured, reasonable performance. A faster color could only mean trouble for me. :deal

John
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By scarysharkface
I just picked up an orange one. This will be fun....

I just picked up an orange one. This will be fun.

John


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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-15-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4,417
Views: 678,566
Posted By scarysharkface
Now I've really got to free-up some space in the...

Now I've really got to free-up some space in the garage.

This followed me home yesterday:

http://scarysharkface.smugmug.com/photos/i-6rjsfrH/0/XL/i-6rjsfrH-XL.jpg

And I bought a beater...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5,086
Views: 815,290
Posted By scarysharkface
I shall do so. Thanks. John

I shall do so. Thanks.

John
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5,086
Views: 815,290
Posted By scarysharkface
Thanks! Funny you mention the FD. This bike...

Thanks!

Funny you mention the FD. This bike had that replaced in 2010 at 12k miles. It's got just shy of 25k on the clock now. I figure the odds are ever in my favor.

John
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5,086
Views: 815,290
Posted By scarysharkface
I rode my first BMW home today. 2009...

I rode my first BMW home today.

2009 R1200GS, Nambia Orange, bought it from BMW of SE Michigan yesterday and after some 400 miles she sits in my garage.

I did not know that I'd ever be part of...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-01-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,801
Posted By scarysharkface
:thumb Sent from my SCH-I535 using Tapatalk

:thumb

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-31-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4,417
Views: 678,566
Posted By scarysharkface
I have a couple of bikes for sale, one of them is...

I have a couple of bikes for sale, one of them is in the flea market area, and am wondering if it would break any adv rules if I cross-posted here?

I've got a couple of '98 DR350 dirt/kickstart...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-28-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,200
Posted By scarysharkface
I still shudder with the awkward combination of...

I still shudder with the awkward combination of delight and horror. :lol3
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-27-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,200
Posted By scarysharkface
:lurk Sent from my SCH-I535 using Tapatalk

:lurk

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Forum: Americas 08-26-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 930
Posted By scarysharkface
Stretches of sand have always been short where...

Stretches of sand have always been short where I've ridden, mostly just the draws and such. The only lengthy soft stuff was the freshly-graded Glenn Springs Road, and that was just that one time....
Forum: Americas 08-26-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 930
Posted By scarysharkface
Big Bend is a wonderful place. I've ridden...

Big Bend is a wonderful place.

I've ridden the off-road bits of the National Park with D606's and that was about perfect for the sand. You'll find a mix of sand, gravel and baby-head rocks,...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,742
Posted By scarysharkface
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Regional forums 08-10-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1,324
Views: 101,801
Posted By scarysharkface
+1 I wish I could have stayed longer! ...

+1

I wish I could have stayed longer!

John
Forum: Regional forums 08-01-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1,324
Views: 101,801
Posted By scarysharkface
Good times. Love you guys. Sent from my...

Good times. Love you guys.

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-20-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By scarysharkface
On the road again. Sioux City Powersports...

On the road again. Sioux City Powersports happened to kind of almost be open today.

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-20-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By scarysharkface
"Shanks Pony" is the term that comes to mind. ...

"Shanks Pony" is the term that comes to mind.

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-20-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By scarysharkface
And I wouldn't, if I could. Looks like we'll be...

And I wouldn't, if I could. Looks like we'll be kicking around town today.

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-19-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By scarysharkface
17" tube in Sioux City on a Sunday?

Where might one procure a 17" innertube for a klr on a Sunday? I've been misdiagnosing and therefore fighting a bad stem for a day and a half and tonight I'm at the Ramada downtown looking for a good...
Forum: Americas 07-18-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,571
Posted By scarysharkface
I've yet to use electrics, but there sure have...

I've yet to use electrics, but there sure have been times when I wish I had them. A little bit of moisture at altitude can get dangerously cold in a hurry. I'd take the electric gear with me if I...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-15-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 635
Views: 50,352
Posted By scarysharkface
I was curious and repurposed a 4 year old...

I was curious and repurposed a 4 year old Motorola Droid X to use as a GPS. Be-on-road is the app and it is designed to use off-line maps that you download beforehand over wi-fi. This far it seems...
Forum: Vendors 06-25-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1,125
Views: 150,923
Posted By scarysharkface
I just ordered the H4 LED bulb. Looking forward...

I just ordered the H4 LED bulb. Looking forward to being able to see at night and freeing-up some wattage for other things.

John
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-20-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,912
Posted By scarysharkface
I love Big Bend! Great report! John

I love Big Bend! Great report!

John
Forum: The Garage 06-04-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,936
Posted By scarysharkface
2015 Forester. We're on the 4th tank of gas. I...

2015 Forester. We're on the 4th tank of gas. I get mid-30s mpg with 60/40 hwy/city driving and on one trip into town got an indicated 40 mpg (driving like an old man, of course). It's my wife's car...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 13,931
Views: 1,403,801
Posted By scarysharkface
When my battery gave up the ghost a couple of...

When my battery gave up the ghost a couple of years ago, it was almost instantaneous. I started the bike, rode for a while, shut the bike off then it was just dead. I was looking at everything but...
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 25,660
Posted By scarysharkface
:lurk Sent from my SCH-I535 using Tapatalk

:lurk


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Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 30,777
Posted By scarysharkface
This is my fear! :lol3

This is my fear! :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 30,777
Posted By scarysharkface
I love all the pictures. Makes me want a hack. ...

I love all the pictures. Makes me want a hack.

John
Forum: Regional forums 03-03-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,324
Views: 101,801
Posted By scarysharkface
I'm guessing the entirety of the Scarysharkfaces...

I'm guessing the entirety of the Scarysharkfaces will be in attendance this year, but only for a few days. Looking forward to it, but too many plates spinning at the moment to make any solid plans...
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