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Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,911
Posted By 1200gsceej
20140712-Day6-Camp-to-BoulderCO

I spent a wonderful 5 days in the middle of the Rocky Mountains.

Here's a view from a mountain hike. The late afternoon thunder/lightning storms on that range in the distance were simply amazing....
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,911
Posted By 1200gsceej
Vacation over

Well, I'm back from my week-long family vacation in northern CA. A fine week with good friends, good food, and little that is required to be done. A nice place to recharge batteries. I walked...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,911
Posted By 1200gsceej
Day 5 Photos

North from Cripple Creek

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d44/cj02139/CJ%20-%20BoulderTrip2014/DSCN3959_zps51d15304.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,911
Posted By 1200gsceej
20140708-Day5-CrippleCreek-to-CampCO

Another major disappointment. I awoke to grey, overcast skies. Perhaps just low morning clouds that the sun will burn off, I hope to myself, and not an overnight storm. But alas it was not so. ...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,911
Posted By 1200gsceej
Day 4 Photos

Day 4 – Photos

Mesa Verde is ‘right next’ to Cortez. I was there on the return from my first trip to California (in a car, when I first visited 4 Corners). Spent most of a day there looking at...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,911
Posted By 1200gsceej
Arghhh ... I forgot the photos of the rest of Day 3

Day 3 – more photos

Riding across the Navajo Nation. Underneath this flat plain is a huge block of tilted sandstone similar to that in Zion. How did it get so flat?
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,911
Posted By 1200gsceej
20140707-Day4-Cortez-to-CrippleCreekCO

I want to be near Granby on Tuesday morning. And I want to try Mt. Evans again. Last time I got hailed on in the mid-afternoon and had to turn around. I figured mid-morning should be a better bet....
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,911
Posted By 1200gsceej
So, first things first -- Red Sox! Are you in...

So, first things first -- Red Sox! Are you in Boston? On or near where India Wharf is/was? I lived in Cambridge for 6 years. I have many friends in the area and take every opportunity to get back...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,911
Posted By 1200gsceej
Glad you like the photos. The thing I feel about...

Glad you like the photos. The thing I feel about doing a ride report is not only sharing the journey but also sharing the experience. That's why I try to get photos that help set the mood of being...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,911
Posted By 1200gsceej
Day 3 Zion Photos

Zion is a spectacular place. I think that some of these photos actually do it justice. I was fortunate to be there at the right time in the right conditions.

The approach to Zion from the west...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,911
Posted By 1200gsceej
20140706-Day3-StGeorge-to-CortezCO

Today’s ride would take me through Zion and northern Arizona.

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d44/cj02139/CJ%20-%20BoulderTrip2014/20140801-160854_zpsedd80648.jpg

This was my first trip...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,911
Posted By 1200gsceej
Day 2 Photos

A dearth of photos today. I did not realize. Second day out – had the ‘move on’ switch set. Although it was difficult during the first part of today's ride – there were few places that I *could*...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,911
Posted By 1200gsceej
20140705-Day2-Bishop-to-StGeorgeUT

Today’s plan is to get to St. George, UT. So I was up and on the road by 6:15 a.m.
http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d44/cj02139/CJ%20-%20BoulderTrip2014/20140801-160802_zps0bd360b9.jpg

Going...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,911
Posted By 1200gsceej
Day 1 Photos

Not going to post all 1200 photos! Ol' Badger (http://www.advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=61792) is constantly reminding me that I need to cull the pile and pull out the ones that are striking and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,911
Posted By 1200gsceej
20140704-Day1-Home-to-BishopCA

My goal the first day was Bishop, CA.
http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d44/cj02139/20140801-160619_zpsa5138481.jpg

I headed east from the Bay Area to CA120 across Yosemite. I love this road....
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,911
Posted By 1200gsceej
My 4500 mile National Park triangle

The original plan had been to spend June riding to Alaska, then return through Glacier, Yellowstone, and Rocky Mountain Parks to join my family at camp in the Rockies near Granby, CO in the second...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-26-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 67,580
Posted By 1200gsceej
Depends on whether you think it will break/fail...

Depends on whether you think it will break/fail or not!
If you do not need or want certain features, then you are wasting money to purchase them.
Paying money for reilability, however, is a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By 1200gsceej
Are u interested in the sidestand from a BMW 1200...

Are u interested in the sidestand from a BMW 1200 low suspension model?
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-09-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 691
Posted By 1200gsceej
See also...

See also http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=612677
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-09-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 691
Posted By 1200gsceej
Check out our Colorado ride on 2guysonbikes (see...

Check out our Colorado ride on 2guysonbikes (see sig)
Since then I have done Ouray to Durango and recommend it.
See also my ride reports to/from Boulder.
In 9 days you will get just a taste.
I...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-25-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By 1200gsceej
Great Sand Dunes to CO 69

I want to re-visit the Great Sand Dunes, then get to Cripple Creek.
It would be nice if I could get over the mountains out the back/east side of the park to head north on CO 69 (as opposed to CO...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By 1200gsceej
My Solution

I bought a PAC-011-30 (30 inch, right-angle plug to SAE, low profile cable) and a PAC-024-12 (12 inch SAE to Cigarette socket) from Powerlet and a dual-USB cigarette plug charger from Battery-Tender...
Forum: Alaska 05-09-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By 1200gsceej
Thumb Thanks for the reference - I had no idea they did...

Thanks for the reference - I had no idea they did tires. Got a sheepskin saddle cover from them a few years back. I'll contact them.
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,124
Posted By 1200gsceej
Battery Tender Dual Port USB charger.

Or this: http://batterytender.com/products/battery-tenderr-dual-port-usb-charger.html

$10.50 from sears and free shipping.
Forum: Alaska 05-09-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,451
Posted By 1200gsceej
Question reservations?

So how important is a reservation for a motorcycle on the Skagway to Haines ferry? If one's riding plans are 'loose', what do you do? Can you call from the road? How far in advance is...
Forum: Alaska 05-09-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By 1200gsceej
Eh? Duh.:huh Search should have been my friend. I...

Duh.:huh Search should have been my friend. I forgot; sorry. Thanks for the link.
-ceej
Forum: Alaska 05-08-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By 1200gsceej
Tires in Ankorage?

I know about getting tires from Dan in Fairbanks.
But my plans may require getting tires in/near Anchorage for my 1200GS.
Any suggestions or recommendations?
I'm talking installation, too....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-07-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3,533
Views: 580,556
Posted By 1200gsceej
Spotwalla map to find ADV inmates on the road

YES!
https://spotwalla.com/locationViewer.php?id=45

Look here for details: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=633556
-ceej
Forum: Alaska 05-05-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By 1200gsceej
Question Denali Highway and routes to Fairbanks questions

First question:
If one can do the Denali Highway in either direction, is one direction preferred or suggested?
Somewhere I heard east-to-west so you have the mountain in your sights.

Second...
Forum: Americas 05-04-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,281
Posted By 1200gsceej
Spotwalla location thread

IF you have a SPOT, check out the ADVrider location thread (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24044111#post24044111).
-ceej
Forum: Vendors 04-28-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 321,027
Posted By 1200gsceej
Email sent for 3 bags

Brady,
I sent 3 emails to you at your storm address, one for each bag in which I'm interested. Would appreciate knowing if they got to you OK.
-ceej
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By 1200gsceej
Thanks everyone for the help. I knew that I...

Thanks everyone for the help.

I knew that I did not know what I was doing - thus the post asking for advice! I did know enough to question the black steel. Thanks for the polish/dull info. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By 1200gsceej
Nuts and Bolts

I added a top box rack and made a few other changes on the bike that required replacing some fasteners. Some parts come with replacements; for others I had to purchase new ones.

Of what...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,313
Posted By 1200gsceej
BTW, have you been thanked again recently enough...

BTW, have you been thanked again recently enough for maintaining this?
No? Well, thanks.
-ceej
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2,491
Views: 941,854
Posted By 1200gsceej
The red bit-holder looks great; I'll follow up. ...

The red bit-holder looks great; I'll follow up. What I'd primarily like is one that holds 1/4" and/or 3/8" sockets. I'll look more on the site and also see if Storm's suggestion bears fruit.
...
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2,491
Views: 941,854
Posted By 1200gsceej
In the photo below there is a red 'socket...

In the photo below there is a red 'socket holder'.
Does anyone know if such things can be purchased separately, and if so, where?
I have sockets that came snapped onto thin metal strips. The ends...
Forum: Vendors 04-19-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 321,027
Posted By 1200gsceej
SPOT arm band

+1
I, too, am interested and would like to see pix/price.
Also bag liner for Zega Pro Top Box (pm sent).
-ceej

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Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By 1200gsceej
Shortening a sidestand

Do you have a buddy who also has a GS? Not necessary, but useful for comparison, and a buddy can help balance things.

First, don't cut 2" off the sidestand because that is how much you lowered...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-31-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 260
Posted By 1200gsceej
R U in SF Bay Area and have Altrider racks on your GS?

I am considering them for my 1200GS and would like to see a set on a bike.
These: http://www.altrider.com/altrider-luggage-rack-system-for-bmw-r-1200-gs/pid/635
If you have them, are 'in the area'...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By 1200gsceej
How do I charge devices on a 1200GS?

I usually do not worry about this problem because I generally stay in motels and charge my devices overnight. But if I am going to camp, then I'd like to be charging my devices while riding (unless...
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