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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,402
Posted By mking2673
Southwest Iowa. Anything you want: mountains,...

Southwest Iowa. Anything you want: mountains, north woods, desert, ocean all within an easy 10 hours drive. Seriously nothing interesting exists within a 500 mile radius. The worst.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,003
Posted By mking2673
I wouldn't would want to go with cast training...

I wouldn't would want to go with cast training wheels.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By mking2673
Excellent! Thanks so much.

Excellent! Thanks so much.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By mking2673
R1100gs skid plate mounting hardware

I picked up a stock Gs skid plate for my R1100r conversion. I am having a fairly impossible time googling or even looking through the service manual to see how it is normally mounted and with what...
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 40,883
Posted By mking2673
I can't get over how consistently fantastic the...

I can't get over how consistently fantastic the photos are. HDR often pulls the realism out the shot, but your use has been adding to my sense of being there.

edit: Not that they are all HDR,...
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 40,883
Posted By mking2673
Amazing pictures. What do you use to process your...

Amazing pictures. What do you use to process your HDR?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-14-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1,506
Views: 117,494
Posted By mking2673
Any carrier has to unlock phones if asked to do...

Any carrier has to unlock phones if asked to do so by the customer. This is due to a recent fcc ruling.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-04-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,014
Posted By mking2673
Thanks again everyone for the info. I will post...

Thanks again everyone for the info. I will post when I am in the area. I would gladly buy a burger (or six pack) for a guide.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-25-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,014
Posted By mking2673
Cool. More thanks. Sent from my SM-N900V...

Cool. More thanks.

Sent from my SM-N900V using Tapatalk
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-24-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,014
Posted By mking2673
Awesome. Thanks so much for all the info. ...

Awesome. Thanks so much for all the info.

Sent from my SM-N900V using Tapatalk
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-24-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,014
Posted By mking2673
Trails around Estes Park

I have an event in Estes Park in mid October. I am thinking of riding out from Iowa on my r1100gs. I would have about two days after the event to ride around before heading back across Nebraska. I am...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-17-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By mking2673
Inmate MotoRiley (I think that's how you spell...

Inmate MotoRiley (I think that's how you spell it) has an awesome youtube channel under the AwesomePlayers name.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,306
Posted By mking2673
If I am trying to cover distance I generally stop...

If I am trying to cover distance I generally stop only when my tank empties. About 150 miles or so. If your hand goes numb after 60 miles, try bars that are a better fit, bar weights as mentioned,...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,291
Posted By mking2673
The emergency cover has a VW logo on it. It was...

The emergency cover has a VW logo on it. It was installed by the previous owner. No idea what it does. I never pulled it out because i have never had an emergency. :). The PO also welded the exhaust...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,291
Posted By mking2673
The Shinkos are nice on the street or on dry dirt...

The Shinkos are nice on the street or on dry dirt but they are useless in the mud. To be a good tester I made sure to drop it on its head to test the handle bar durability. They came through like a...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,291
Posted By mking2673
64000 at the time of purchase mid-summer. I have...

64000 at the time of purchase mid-summer. I have done about 2500 miles since then. Much of that was on a trip to Pikes Peak in late October. Its going to be above freezing the next few days here in...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,291
Posted By mking2673
Another good point. When I had the brackets for...

Another good point. When I had the brackets for the foot pegs made, it was the first time I had been to a machine shop. I was amazed at how cheap it is to buy scraps or have things made. After...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,291
Posted By mking2673
Thanks for tip. I wouldn't have thought of that. ...

Thanks for tip. I wouldn't have thought of that.

Sent from my SCH-R970 using Tapatalk
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,291
Posted By mking2673
Yeah they might sheer off on a tumble. My...

Yeah they might sheer off on a tumble. My attitude is that if they break they break. I will eventually be getting proper motocross style bars, but for now they work.

Sent from my SCH-R970 using...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-07-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 22,788
Posted By mking2673
Looks good if I can arrange the time I will be...

Looks good if I can arrange the time I will be in.

Sent from my SCH-R970 using Tapatalk
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,291
Posted By mking2673
Here are couple pictures. The first is of my...

Here are couple pictures. The first is of my "bar risers" and then my brackets for pegs. I didn't notice the rust on my handle bar screws until I took the picture. Looks like a need to replace them...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,461
Posted By mking2673
Been a big fan of your youtube channel for a...

Been a big fan of your youtube channel for a while. One thing I have noticed is that the HP2 rider (Chris I think) beats the tar out of his bike but he has no bars on his heads. It gets me thinking...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-24-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,256
Posted By mking2673
Same here. I had 7 street bikes before I got a...

Same here. I had 7 street bikes before I got a Klr. The first time I got off road with the Klr I couldn't stop laughing. I haven't looked back. Tarmac is nice for cars, but for motorcycling, roads...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,600
Posted By mking2673
Wicked I'm sure there plenty of Ducattis out there with...

I'm sure there plenty of Ducattis out there with over 400, 000 miles...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,291
Posted By mking2673
Thanks Jun. I'm glad the wheel got there safely....

Thanks Jun. I'm glad the wheel got there safely. Let me know how it goes. What model is it starting as?
EDIT: I'm guessing it was an "R" as well based on the tri spokes.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 20,630
Posted By mking2673
I had to laugh. I brought home a printer...

I had to laugh. I brought home a printer yesterday in the exact same manner.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,291
Posted By mking2673
BMW r1100r "All-Roadster" conversion

This is yet another r1100r conversion. I know this has been done before but my focus has been doing it on the cheap. Since I got into dual sport/adventure riding I have been interested in getting a...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,629
Posted By mking2673
The full bore m-40 are the same as the shinko 705...

The full bore m-40 are the same as the shinko 705 as far as I can tell. There is a long thread about them.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By mking2673
Also looking for a r1100gs side stand though it...

Also looking for a r1100gs side stand though it appears there is a bit of a run on them.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,862
Posted By mking2673
NIce

NIce
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-04-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 723
Posted By mking2673
Our final session ended (about an hour late) and...

Our final session ended (about an hour late) and I hit the road. The sky had cleared and as I headed back east Pikes Peak was large in my mirrors. At one stop light I was able to sit and without...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-04-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 723
Posted By mking2673
The next morning at the retreat center it was...

The next morning at the retreat center it was misting and I figured my hope of making it up Pikes Peak were nil. It was supposed to rain the next two days and after being so cold yesterday I had...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-04-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 723
Posted By mking2673
Before I had gone into Wendy’s I filled up with...

Before I had gone into Wendy’s I filled up with gas at the station that was connected to restaurant. For some reason after filling up my bike it wouldn’t start. I hoped that giving it a breather...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-04-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 723
Posted By mking2673
Iowa to Pikes Peak

I just finished a ride from a small town in southwest Iowa to Colorado Springs and back. I have aspired to ride west to the mountians for years but with 3 small kids and a full time job, the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 119,844
Posted By mking2673
Awesome to read your posts again! I've been...

Awesome to read your posts again! I've been praying for you and am waiting to read your next ride report.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-22-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,063
Posted By mking2673
I think I will just call it a day at Reservoir...

I think I will just call it a day at Reservoir lake.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-19-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,212
Posted By mking2673
Respect. We never go out directly looking for...

Respect. We never go out directly looking for trouble, but it is those times when we need to stand up in a difficult and dangerous situation that we really learn about ourselves.

Also really...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,862
Posted By mking2673
Sorry for the thread necro, but I have a r1100r...

Sorry for the thread necro, but I have a r1100r with wire wheels that I am planning on modestly GS-ing. I am planning on using the stock front wheel (18") but would like to add a taller front shock....
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,045
Posted By mking2673
Thanks will do.

Thanks will do.
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,045
Posted By mking2673
KLR oil in coolant

I have oil in my coolant on an old '84 KLR 600. I have been trying to search info on what would cause this, but all I can find is info about coolant in oil. My oil is fine though is does use a bit...
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