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Forum: Old's Cool 04-05-2010, 07:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,462
Posted By onebadhp2
Living room? Seriously parking on the street just...

Living room? Seriously parking on the street just isn't an option. People/cars run into it and knock it over. 4 Kids can pick it up and throw it into a van/truck to play with later.

If I had to...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,828
Posted By onebadhp2
My HP2 and now the 08 GSA are $675 a year. I have...

My HP2 and now the 08 GSA are $675 a year. I have full coverage/medical/clothing ect and tried the rest. McGraw was the cheapest. 50 years old, been driving since 16 with no claims, knock on wood...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 936
Posted By onebadhp2
My 08 GSA likes to be warmed up 20-30 seconds in...

My 08 GSA likes to be warmed up 20-30 seconds in the driveway before heading out at temps below 40 degrees. Zip up the coat and put on the gloves then motor away.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2010, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By onebadhp2
WHEELIES!!! These bikes are the king...I power up...

WHEELIES!!! These bikes are the king...I power up in 2nd gear and will ride/shift up to 4th gear with ease...I use the clutch when shifting from gear to gear...Transmission likes a firm/long shift...
Forum: Airheads 03-13-2010, 09:13 AM
Replies: 968
Views: 341,974
Posted By onebadhp2
Sounds like we have alot in common...Doing my...

Sounds like we have alot in common...Doing my first airhead...78 R100/7 that was sitting for 21 years in a backyard...Exhaust/carbs/topend completely rusted off and cylinders were filled with water...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-04-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,849
Posted By onebadhp2
Well, I bought it, $300 and will leave the bike...

Well, I bought it, $300 and will leave the bike stock. Can someone paste the link on how to put pix on?
Forum: Old's Cool 02-04-2010, 07:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,849
Posted By onebadhp2
Thanks everyone for the info...I pickup a couple...

Thanks everyone for the info...I pickup a couple bike a year to get running and sell...Last year was an 1984 Honda 500 Magna with 10K miles and an 1976 CB360T with 964 miles...Batteries and tires are...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-02-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,849
Posted By onebadhp2
1977 R100/7 been sitting 20 years

My wife and were doing our 2 mile walk and I spotted a bike covered by a tarp, out in the weather, outside a garage. The owner was in the garage and recognized me. He asked if anyone I knew would be...
Forum: Racing 01-19-2010, 06:49 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 521,596
Posted By onebadhp2
Having 450s next year will provide many more...

Having 450s next year will provide many more options for these guys...I hope we get more American riders...How about Johnny Campbell's baja team coming over?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 623
Posted By onebadhp2
I bet there was 40cc left over and then they...

I bet there was 40cc left over and then they added the 230 recommended at that time...I'm concerned about blowing out the seal from too much pressure from too much oil, but your amount is NOT an...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,273
Posted By onebadhp2
I have only seen duals on the twins and the...

I have only seen duals on the twins and the restricted 690s...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,873
Posted By onebadhp2
We also went down to the truck/bike forms of...

We also went down to the truck/bike forms of transpo...Wife takes the truck to work (10 miles) and I ride my GSA...There is a bathroom/changing area at work so getting the slacks/shirt/tie/work shoes...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2009, 07:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,129
Posted By onebadhp2
[quote=Pappy541]I have an 09 GSA and love it. I...

[quote=Pappy541]I have an 09 GSA and love it. I think of it as the suv of motorcycles.
In 12 months I put 27,000 on it. I ride 95% + on the highway and mostly 2 up. Even though I do not ride much...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-12-2009, 08:44 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,188
Posted By onebadhp2
My Great Grandpa was the construction supervisor...

My Great Grandpa was the construction supervisor for Pacific bell in the 20-30s for the foothills of California...He had an Indian Scout that he used almost every night to ride down to the nearest...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2009, 09:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,782
Posted By onebadhp2
I have complained of this for 2 years on my 2008...

I have complained of this for 2 years on my 2008 GSA...http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=456497&highlight=recall is the first thread we had about it...I called BMW and they said my bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2009, 07:11 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,274
Posted By onebadhp2
My 08 GSA was my first bike with ABS...Worth its...

My 08 GSA was my first bike with ABS...Worth its weight in gold...I have the skill level to stop the bike without ABS, but that computor is quicker and always at 100% of its skill level...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2009, 06:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 852
Posted By onebadhp2
I installed the Hypro spring kit on my bike and...

I installed the Hypro spring kit on my bike and couldn't be happier...No it's not going with new shocks but it took care of my bottoming issues...I have over 24K now with the stock shocks and the...
Forum: Racing 10-21-2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,820
Posted By onebadhp2
Jimmy Johnson is like Tiger is to golf or Federer...

Jimmy Johnson is like Tiger is to golf or Federer is to tennis or James to MX, remember Lance Armstrong's nick name of "Mr Millimeter" ...They just have the winning team from the most dominate stable...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2009, 04:24 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,300
Posted By onebadhp2
Its hard to compare anything else to the BMW...#1...

Its hard to compare anything else to the BMW...#1 reason is the owners themselves, we ride longer, harder, and in bad conditions...When people look at the speedo and see more than 23K on my 08 they...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2009, 08:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,061
Posted By onebadhp2
My 08 GSA has been down more times than I want to...

My 08 GSA has been down more times than I want to count, but thats why I bought the bike. My alum cylinder covers are painted black and have rubber hose between them and valve cover. I pull off the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-07-2009, 08:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,165
Posted By onebadhp2
We had a 5K deductable at the automobile...

We had a 5K deductable at the automobile dealership. Good chance it will be a out of pocket expense for the repair shop (which is at fault) and stick to your guns, but don't be an ass. Make sure they...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2009, 06:46 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,593
Posted By onebadhp2
+1 for Mobile 1 75/90 in both trans and rear...

+1 for Mobile 1 75/90 in both trans and rear end...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 753
Posted By onebadhp2
Just get the slip on of your choice...Make sure...

Just get the slip on of your choice...Make sure it has a sparkarrestor...The stock header is so good on those bikes, light weight and great power, all the weight savings is in replacing the can...I...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2009, 06:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,545
Posted By onebadhp2
4th gear with very little throttle...3,500rpms to...

4th gear with very little throttle...3,500rpms to 7,000rpms in the twisties is a fun range...Its the amount of throttle applied at rpms below 2,500 that makes a difference...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-01-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,716
Posted By onebadhp2
I was told they converted 2004 models and were...

I was told they converted 2004 models and were caught in 2006...Court work has just gone through...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 996
Posted By onebadhp2
I have the Bakup for my wife and have had to get...

I have the Bakup for my wife and have had to get some parts from time to time...Bakup is a dream to work with, hope that helps...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By onebadhp2
+8 on the clutch....

+8 on the clutch....
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2009, 07:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,029
Posted By onebadhp2
One local gas station had diesel put into their...

One local gas station had diesel put into their gas tanks by mistake, had 13 vehicle towed in, we just drained as much as possible and added gas, no problems...Hope all goes well...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2009, 04:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,147
Posted By onebadhp2
WOW...We sound like brothers...Did all the mods...

WOW...We sound like brothers...Did all the mods including a better seat for the two of us...When I got the HP2 is wasn't for two up riding...I sold mine and got the ADV, because I weight 300lbs the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By onebadhp2
Way too light...Get some Progressive...

Way too light...Get some Progressive springs...Best bang for the buck...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-11-2009, 08:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,063
Posted By onebadhp2
Offroad we are at over 1/2 a ton...You just have...

Offroad we are at over 1/2 a ton...You just have to take that into account...Mud and soft sand will suck big time...Dress for the bail off...Boots, knee, and elbow guards at a min...We take fire...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2009, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By onebadhp2
Connies or Metz...Take your choice...Which has...

Connies or Metz...Take your choice...Which has the best price?..I like the connies better over the Karoos...Lowering the tire pressure to 20psi is the key for offroad...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,224
Posted By onebadhp2
I save the crazy rides for the guys...When my...

I save the crazy rides for the guys...When my baby goes I like to keep the stops to 60-70 miles, cook breakfast in the hills, have a Sunday brunch and just make them fun...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,005
Posted By onebadhp2
Only changed the springs...Funny thing, I was...

Only changed the springs...Funny thing, I was able remove all dampening on the rear shock...Easy job, removed the shocks and took to an offroad MC suspension shop and he swapped out springs for $20...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By onebadhp2
All exhaust stuff from my 06 HP2 fits my 08 GSA,...

All exhaust stuff from my 06 HP2 fits my 08 GSA, both front and rear, independently with stock 08 GSA ends...Remus system is what I have also...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-27-2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By onebadhp2
Might want to post up on "Thumpertalk" also in...

Might want to post up on "Thumpertalk" also in the California section...There is a couple guys that do just what you are looking for...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,005
Posted By onebadhp2
Just get some progressive replacement springs for...

Just get some progressive replacement springs for your bike...Best $210 you can spend on the suspension...Helps the bottoming and gives you more corning clearance to boot...Keeps the bikes front end...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,728
Posted By onebadhp2
WOW!!! This is great, my 08 GSA has done it from...

WOW!!! This is great, my 08 GSA has done it from day one, and it would be almost impossiable for a shop to diagnosis...Happens 20% of the time doing track riding, doing 2nd gear corners, staying in...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,716
Posted By onebadhp2
Funny you brought that up...I'm putting one of...

Funny you brought that up...I'm putting one of those on a KLR this weekend...

Been doing retail repair shops for 30 years now, anything with a motor, times have changed, but the stories are the...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,206
Posted By onebadhp2
Just got my 12K worth of rubber last Tuesday from...

Just got my 12K worth of rubber last Tuesday from http://www.rockymountainatv.com/home.do and the deal worked like this...Regular price for the rears, got 2 @ $179.99 each, front was $149.99, this...
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