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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States Yesterday, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By dfwscotty
Hill Country Big Bend Arkansas on the...

Hill Country

Big Bend

Arkansas on the way back home.
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,434
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 324,227
Posted By dfwscotty
Before you pull the front tire off the Connie and...

Before you pull the front tire off the Connie and the soapy water test fails put a valve core tool on the valve core.

Once you get ready to remove the tire don't forget that even though the bike...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By dfwscotty
Been there done that, just found one in local...

Been there done that, just found one in local auto parts store. Used a piece of masking tape as a template to see where I wanted it to be positioned then pulled the tape off the visor, slapped it on...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-09-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 75,305
Posted By dfwscotty
On your world tour be sure to stop by Cozycruiser...

On your world tour be sure to stop by Cozycruiser and wish them a big FU!

Great tale and glad you persevered not only with the Spud but your health too Papa!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,251
Posted By dfwscotty
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=442994...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=442994

When you have some time to browse....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-05-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,416
Posted By dfwscotty
Yes

Yes
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,086
Posted By dfwscotty
I know the bike dictates the load but some people...

I know the bike dictates the load but some people worry about weight more than I think they should. I figure that if a bike is designed to carry another person it can carry a few pounds of camping...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,542
Posted By dfwscotty
No matter what you paid you got a great bike! ...

No matter what you paid you got a great bike!

'98 & '99 GS's are the best years for these bikes.
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,086
Posted By dfwscotty
Got some time to read? Browse through the pics...

Got some time to read? Browse through the pics and lists in this thread.
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=237723&highlight=equipment

You're doing the right thing that I used to do...
Forum: The Garage 12-21-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,783
Posted By dfwscotty
Oh my gosh Jim! You showed a license plate on...

Oh my gosh Jim! You showed a license plate on the interwebz. The black helicopters will be there soon!

On a lighter note when I replaced the deck wood on my utility trailer I just picked up a...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-14-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 931
Posted By dfwscotty
Make it interesting. There and back in 2...

Make it interesting.

There and back in 2 days.

No excuses.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-07-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,286
Posted By dfwscotty
Met him for the first and only time recently at a...

Met him for the first and only time recently at a moto meet in Mountain View Ark. Good guy and a helluva a guitar player. Sat around the campfire while he took requests.

Ride on Jay.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-30-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 765
Posted By dfwscotty
Don't forget that Cycle Center of Denton handles...

Don't forget that Cycle Center of Denton handles BMW now as well. Still a drive if you usually go to Ft. Worth BMW but less traffic to deal with than heading to Plano. They just recently expanded...
Forum: The Garage 11-30-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 853
Posted By dfwscotty
I've wanted to do the same in my garage but just...

I've wanted to do the same in my garage but just on the walls here and there with moto logos and such but hadn't found a worthy projector yet. A few weeks ago the wife and I came across a garage...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-11-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By dfwscotty
Welcome to the asylum! Keep an eye out for...

Welcome to the asylum!

Keep an eye out for the occasional local meet and greets in your area.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 419,372
Posted By dfwscotty
Nice score Mattomoto! Looking at your pics I...

Nice score Mattomoto!

Looking at your pics I see rubber brake lines. Unless you have something else urgent to buy you need to replace those with stainless brake lines. Not a matter of "if" they...
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2,224
Views: 351,485
Posted By dfwscotty
Good to see someone who used their Connie as an...

Good to see someone who used their Connie as an adventure bike and not afraid to get it dirty!

Nice pic!
Forum: The Garage 10-22-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,461
Posted By dfwscotty
Don't do so many calculations that you don't...

Don't do so many calculations that you don't realize the tanker at the station stirring up the crap in the bottom of the tank sending it to your bike.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-20-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,393
Posted By dfwscotty
He got it out.

He got it out.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,580
Posted By dfwscotty
I've never been in that big of a hurry.

I've never been in that big of a hurry.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,242
Posted By dfwscotty
Match a socket with the same outer diameter edge...

Match a socket with the same outer diameter edge of the glass. Gently tap into place. Before removing the old one pay attention to how deep the glass sets into the block.
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,518
Posted By dfwscotty
I've read enough threads in here about...

I've read enough threads in here about waterproofness. I believe it's out there but Im a cheapskate and with my budget I don't feel bad getting a little bit wet as long as I'm not miserable on the...
Forum: The Garage 10-14-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By dfwscotty
I used a sharpie on my black connie.

I used a sharpie on my black connie.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By dfwscotty
Had heard a rumor of that a while back. They...

Had heard a rumor of that a while back. They were expanding their showroom and had also heard it was for more used bikes. They have a few BMWs on the floor but still working to get it online.
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2,224
Views: 351,485
Posted By dfwscotty
Picked up a new rear PR3 at my local dealer...

Picked up a new rear PR3 at my local dealer today. Was fortunate they had it in stock. Not that I was in a hurry for it. I usually buy online and the last time I took my wheels in to be changed...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,304
Posted By dfwscotty
Your pump for those years only runs when the ABS...

Your pump for those years only runs when the ABS is activated with a wheel lock up. The lights are the only things in the system that activated when the key is turned on.

How old is your battery?...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-09-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,860
Posted By dfwscotty
Have you taken the basic rider course? I...

Have you taken the basic rider course?

I wasn't a total riding idiot but it really helped me with some bad habits I had along with better handling tips.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,106
Posted By dfwscotty
Denton area here roper, congrats on the new bike....

Denton area here roper, congrats on the new bike.

A touchy throttle means you need to ride more! A good few days of riding and you wont even think about it.

I have an 1100GS and added the...
Forum: The Garage 10-09-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,265
Posted By dfwscotty
You'll have to speak up, I can't hear you over my...

You'll have to speak up, I can't hear you over my runflats.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-07-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By dfwscotty
Head north up into New Mexico to Cloudcroft and...

Head north up into New Mexico to Cloudcroft and Ruidoso. Although not as pretty you could head towards Carlsbad and stop by Guadalupe National Park or Carlsbad Caverns. Makes a nice big loop.
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2,224
Views: 351,485
Posted By dfwscotty
I consider mine a gentle giant. Plenty of...

I consider mine a gentle giant. Plenty of power/torque there when you need it but not crazy-like.

I tell people for a fast tourer like this one the most hazardous part of riding it is when it's...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 860
Posted By dfwscotty
Keep an eye out in beemerboneyard. They have...

Keep an eye out in beemerboneyard. They have used ones pop up every so often. I bought one on there just to make the speedo work and it was not the correct ratio and shows a few miles high.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,430
Posted By dfwscotty
Black on black here baby! Living on the edge!

Black on black here baby!
Living on the edge!
Forum: The Garage 09-30-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,148
Posted By dfwscotty
Take off and sandblast and powdercoat from...

Take off and sandblast and powdercoat from space....only way to be sure.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 364
Posted By dfwscotty
Keep an eye out on www.beemerboneyard.com or on...

Keep an eye out on www.beemerboneyard.com or on ebay. Beemerboneyard will advertise parts that they may not have but will probably get it soon. Contact them to let them know that you are looking...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-20-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 863
Posted By dfwscotty
Fort Davis is another good day trip as well. ...

Fort Davis is another good day trip as well.

Gonna take a lot of slabbing to get there and as previously reported there is practically nothing for dirt. Kind of ironic for that area of the state.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-14-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 955
Posted By dfwscotty
Skip Big Spring and stay in Abilene. No awesome...

Skip Big Spring and stay in Abilene. No awesome oasis but they do have a state park. Lots more selection of places to eat as well. Good enough for a night's stay.

...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By dfwscotty
Either one works but you have one of the best...

Either one works but you have one of the best years GS already. Everyone knows the '98/'99s are the best. Keep the 1100 and borrow someone's 1150 to try out.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,060
Posted By dfwscotty
Great score! Good looking bike!

Great score!

Good looking bike!
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,689
Posted By dfwscotty
I swap my Airhawk back and forth between my...

I swap my Airhawk back and forth between my 1100GS and my Connie.

I see lots of negative reviews here on the Airhawk and I think that I had the wrong impression of how to use it when I got it. ...
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