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Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 14,826
Posted By smokinpig
so they are supposed to replace the quick...

so they are supposed to replace the quick disconnect with a metal one? the one they sold me was plastic...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 14,826
Posted By smokinpig
Not sure how i missed this recall... no notice...

Not sure how i missed this recall... no notice from BMW for me... started smelling fuel a few days ago, couldn't figure out where it was coming from. Friday i pulled the side panel off, saw something...
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 872
Posted By smokinpig
in the past i have always tried to camp where i...

in the past i have always tried to camp where i can plug in, and if i couldn't i just toughed it out with out my cpap. I have purchased a battery tender motorcycle LiFePO4 battery. i plan on using it...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-14-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By smokinpig
pdx boot repair

mis spelled thread title, deleted
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-17-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By smokinpig
Yep, just got back, nf10 gated at each end......

Yep, just got back, nf10 gated at each end... ended up on barlow trail to lolo pass road. good ride.. should have checked, all the NFS roads were open, but even though Lost Lake lodge is a private...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-17-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By smokinpig
NF10 - waterworks road

Was trying to find some info on this rode, especially if it is open to the public ( by the map it runs thru bull run watershed ). was thinking about riding this route to lolo pass road today up to...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,363
Posted By smokinpig
Thanks everyone for the advice.. going to replace...

Thanks everyone for the advice.. going to replace the bulb... and thanks for the link to the owners manual...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2012, 03:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,363
Posted By smokinpig
R1200gs warning light

My 05 r1200gs started flashing a warning light... I believe its the one for a bulb ( round circle in center top of display ). in the past when a headlight bulb has been out, its the one that...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-30-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1,244
Views: 86,746
Posted By smokinpig
I was just in Missoula, and took Rock Creek Rd (...

I was just in Missoula, and took Rock Creek Rd ( just east of Clinton ) but instead of taking Rock Creek Rd all the way, I took Brewster Creek Rd which peels off to the east about 5 miles south of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-18-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1,244
Views: 86,746
Posted By smokinpig
thanks for the advice on the ride... i ended up...

thanks for the advice on the ride... i ended up riding both the montana side and the idaho side... great ride, about 36 miles of dirt... saw a few deer, the only ones i saw the whole trip... rode...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-13-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1,244
Views: 86,746
Posted By smokinpig
ok, thanks, i will keep that in mind when i get...

ok, thanks, i will keep that in mind when i get to that point in the trip... if i have enough time, i just might do it..
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-12-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 1,244
Views: 86,746
Posted By smokinpig
I'm visiting family in missoula, and on my return...

I'm visiting family in missoula, and on my return trip, i am planning on going to anaconda, down mill creek road, then the pioneer mountians scenic byway to bannack.
the question i have is about...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,928
Posted By smokinpig
My 15 year old daughter did a road trip thru...

My 15 year old daughter did a road trip thru oregon, idaho & montana last summer. we rode 700 miles in 2 days. She is 6' 1", 140#s. stock seats for both of us, no back rest ( had camping gear...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,630
Posted By smokinpig
have about 70,000 miles on the bike. i bought it...

have about 70,000 miles on the bike. i bought it with 40,000 and don't know the history of the bike before then. at first i thought that the clutch plate looked different and might be aftermarket,...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,630
Posted By smokinpig
Ok, got all the pictures uploaded to my smugmug...

Ok, got all the pictures uploaded to my smugmug account.. seams some where during the process i stopped taking pictures, or some how they got lost... not sure which. i have pictures of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,159
Posted By smokinpig
just replaced my clutch. it is at the top of the...

just replaced my clutch. it is at the top of the trasmision. tough to get at, and not sure you will see that much. if your clutch starts to fail, it will either slip, or in my case the teeth on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,927
Posted By smokinpig
HD FXDF... The GS is my daily rider, and my...

HD FXDF... The GS is my daily rider, and my touring/off road bike. but the HD is my blast around town, short day trips bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,630
Posted By smokinpig
Ok, I've been busy and neglected this thread....

Ok, I've been busy and neglected this thread. still have pictures to post... i have the bike back together, and all works well, except.... The Gear Position indicator, and Neutral Indicator don't...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-03-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 21,432
Views: 1,574,026
Posted By smokinpig
Mrazekan, thaniks, i just might take you up on...

Mrazekan, thaniks, i just might take you up on that... i will get in touch early next week. have to set up the appointment at the shop...

Kirk
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-03-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 21,432
Views: 1,574,026
Posted By smokinpig
Apple Jam, thanks for the offer, your just a...

Apple Jam, thanks for the offer, your just a little ways out...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-03-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 21,432
Views: 1,574,026
Posted By smokinpig
MK_GS, thanks for the vote of confidence, I...

MK_GS, thanks for the vote of confidence, I probably could, but i would have to order the tool that i need, and i just want to get it done. the shop is really slow and they are giving me a really...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-02-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 21,432
Views: 1,574,026
Posted By smokinpig
Motorcycle Trailer

Does anyone in the PDX area have a motorcycle trailer that i could Borrow for a couple of days? I just put a clutch in my GS, and i need to take it to the dealer to have the breaks bled/flushed. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2012, 04:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,630
Posted By smokinpig
Ok, I have been distracted with work for a few...

Ok, I have been distracted with work for a few weeks, the weather has been alful, and i had just put this off until yesterday.

Dakez came over to provide some muscle, and we removed the rear...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,630
Posted By smokinpig
OK, Service manual just got here. Tomorow i get...

OK, Service manual just got here. Tomorow i get back to tearing this down. at this point all i think i have left to do to remove the rear frame is to detach the break lines, the clutch slave, shift...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,630
Posted By smokinpig
Thanks Anorak & JC. JC i just did a quick read...

Thanks Anorak & JC.
JC i just did a quick read of your thread... wish i had found this while searching this forum, I know see what i have to do... Thanks for all the hard work you did on documenting...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,630
Posted By smokinpig
R1200gs Clutch Replacement

My clutch failed 4 blocks from home last monday. The transmission shifts fine, the engine runs fine, but as soon as I let out the clutch, it starts making all kinds of noise. Pushed it home and on to...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By smokinpig
thanks so much, exactly what i was looking for......

thanks so much, exactly what i was looking for... i knew some one would bail me out...

Kirk
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By smokinpig
clutch replacement

Sorry for this post, i know there is a thread here about replacing the clutch, complete with pictures, but i can't seam to find it again. i should have bookmarked it when i came across it, but too...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-13-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1,244
Views: 86,746
Posted By smokinpig
I'm visitin family in missoula, and looking for...

I'm visitin family in missoula, and looking for suggestions for a couple of day rides close to missoula. I'm on a 1200 gs, so no single track. We hav ridden to garnett already, and around the jacho...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-27-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,350
Posted By smokinpig
Ride every day so..... NO.

Ride every day so..... NO.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-27-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,304
Posted By smokinpig
Way to represent. All you people that think it...

Way to represent. All you people that think it is OK, helpful or even necessary to run your high beams are delusional. While I would agree that a pair of lights (not too bright) mounted to form a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-26-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1,554
Views: 81,302
Posted By smokinpig
You are looking at this ADV experience all wrong....

You are looking at this ADV experience all wrong. Lighten up. Have a little more fun and don't take it all so personal. :D

In 40 years I have never had to panic brake. If you panic when you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,554
Views: 81,302
Posted By smokinpig
Happy Thanksgiving :D

Happy Thanksgiving :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1,554
Views: 81,302
Posted By smokinpig
Wow. With all those miles one would think he...

Wow. With all those miles one would think he would have learned safe following distances and how to use his brakes. :lol3
Forum: Face plant 11-25-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 18,327
Posted By smokinpig
It gets better. After all the bickering things...

It gets better. After all the bickering things usually sort themselves out. :deal

Speedy healing.

(Lateral motion helps cage drives see you)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1,554
Views: 81,302
Posted By smokinpig
Maintaining a safe following distance and not...

Maintaining a safe following distance and not riding like an ass would serve your friend better than ABS.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,410
Posted By smokinpig
They are always right.

They are always right.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,967
Posted By smokinpig
Stay smooth. It takes longer to stop. The...

Stay smooth. It takes longer to stop.

The only thing the passenger should move is their head to look into the turn.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,446
Posted By smokinpig
Then ride alone. You sound like someone I...

Then ride alone. You sound like someone I wouldn't want to ride with anyway. :1drink
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,446
Posted By smokinpig
YES

YES
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