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Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 926
Posted By scarysharkface
:clap:clap:clap

:clap:clap:clap
Forum: The Garage 12-12-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,000
Posted By scarysharkface
Farm supply stores usually have a slew of...

Farm supply stores usually have a slew of hardware (at least in Indiana) and are worth checking out.

Caliper work? It seems odd, to me, that something like that would be put together with parts...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-04-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,148
Posted By scarysharkface
I do believe we saw you two at the porch. ...

I do believe we saw you two at the porch.

We were in the cage last week (Subaru Forester).

We did pass these two on River Road in the park, but I don't know who they are:
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-19-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,127
Posted By scarysharkface
Bingo. John

Bingo.

John
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 28,361
Posted By scarysharkface
Rio Grande Village, Panther Junction and Study...

Rio Grande Village, Panther Junction and Study Butte are the closest pumps. It does take some planning with a small tank!

Love your pictures!

John
Forum: Ride reports 11-17-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 28,361
Posted By scarysharkface
The DR350 loves the primitive roads. John

The DR350 loves the primitive roads.

John
Forum: Ride reports 11-17-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 28,361
Posted By scarysharkface
*LOVES* me some Big Bend! John

*LOVES* me some Big Bend!

John
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-13-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 35,402
Posted By scarysharkface
I feel like I hardly get out on the bike these...

I feel like I hardly get out on the bike these days! That's got to change. I think, actually, between pets dying off and kids growing up it will change soon enough. Looking at some of the Southern...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-13-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,244
Posted By scarysharkface
Nice. Beautiful country.

Nice. Beautiful country.
Forum: Americas 11-12-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,077
Posted By scarysharkface
Absolutely, but there isn't. I thought I knew how...

Absolutely, but there isn't. I thought I knew how to ride gravel before I rode the TLH in 2008. By the time I got to Red Bay, I knew how to ride gravel. :deal

I really want to ride it again, but...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-11-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 35,402
Posted By scarysharkface
The old red-brick Hazel Bluff Road, just north of...

The old red-brick Hazel Bluff Road, just north of Universal. Windy day, but good riding.

http://scarysharkface.smugmug.com/photos/i-NZKv9dQ/0/XL/i-NZKv9dQ-XL.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By scarysharkface
My 09 changes front and rear.

My 09 changes front and rear.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5,550
Views: 928,745
Posted By scarysharkface
I happily discovered that my Wolfman Explorer...

I happily discovered that my Wolfman Explorer tank bag mounts perfectly with the pre-07 KLR straps attached to where my auxiliary sockets are mounted. I don't have to re-invent the wheel after all.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-27-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 933
Views: 175,890
Posted By scarysharkface
So much beautiful country to ride. This thread....

So much beautiful country to ride. This thread. So much beauty. :deal

John
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-27-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 35,402
Posted By scarysharkface
Beautiful weekend for the bike, and I took slight...

Beautiful weekend for the bike, and I took slight advantage of it.

Rode to Paris, Illinois, to visit with my father-in-law who has been up and down now for several months. We're hoping to get him...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-21-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,453
Posted By scarysharkface
:clap It's on the calendar! :clap

:clap

It's on the calendar!

:clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-20-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 35,402
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, 06:07 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 35,402
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, 12:27 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 35,402
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, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 304
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, 10:43 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,276
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, 07:38 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 35,402
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, 06:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,206
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, 06:24 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 35,402
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, 06:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 921
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, 06:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
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, 06:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
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, 06:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
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, 06:47 AM
Replies: 4,515
Views: 715,401
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, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5,550
Views: 928,745
Posted By scarysharkface
I shall do so. Thanks. John

I shall do so. Thanks.

John
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5,550
Views: 928,745
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, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5,550
Views: 928,745
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, 08:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,015
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, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4,515
Views: 715,401
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, 01:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,922
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, 09:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,922
Posted By scarysharkface
:lurk Sent from my SCH-I535 using Tapatalk

:lurk

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Forum: Americas 08-26-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,047
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, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,047
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, 12:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,321
Posted By scarysharkface
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Regional forums 08-10-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 112,184
Posted By scarysharkface
+1 I wish I could have stayed longer! ...

+1

I wish I could have stayed longer!

John
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