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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Today, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 59,764
Posted By KShow
Get some rest. We'll be praying for both of you.

Get some rest. We'll be praying for both of you.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-15-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 31,716
Views: 1,902,001
Posted By KShow
Great meeting you all. Mike, I'm jealous of your...

Great meeting you all. Mike, I'm jealous of your adventure, sounds incredible, and it's still going.

Kevin and Rhonda, great to see you both again. Amazing recovery on Rhonda's part, if I hadn't...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-14-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 31,716
Views: 1,902,001
Posted By KShow
Franciscos eh? Sounds like a good plan to me

Franciscos eh? Sounds like a good plan to me
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-08-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 31,716
Views: 1,902,001
Posted By KShow
I am going to the HU meeting this weekend. Let...

I am going to the HU meeting this weekend. Let me know if anyone else going. Heading out Harrisonburg area Friday afternoon if anyone wants to join.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-08-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 59,764
Posted By KShow
Awesome news for coming home! Let me know when...

Awesome news for coming home! Let me know when you roast coffee again, I will come pick it up, and even watch you roast it.
There are few feeling as good as bringing a loved one home from an...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-06-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 31,716
Views: 1,902,001
Posted By KShow
STOLEN BIKE IN HARRISONBURG! taken between...

STOLEN BIKE IN HARRISONBURG!

taken between 4-5 and 4-6

Yamaha XT 250, late model, white/grey color, custom lexan windscreen, white (moose?) handguards. Bridgestone Trailwing tires. ...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 453
Posted By KShow
Id just carry a regular sticky string plug kit, ...

Id just carry a regular sticky string plug kit, nothing fancy. add a small battery powered pump to that and youre set. Might want to replace your valve stems before you leave, and carry an extra...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,015
Posted By KShow
Check fuses, carefully. Had a micro crack in...

Check fuses, carefully. Had a micro crack in the fuse that powers the computer on my 96 GS, drove me nuts until I finally looked close enough to see it.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-22-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 31,716
Views: 1,902,001
Posted By KShow
I have used many things to prop up motorcycles...

I have used many things to prop up motorcycles for tire changes, i saw this one today, and I love it!

I will not name names, but I had to share this :D
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,516
Posted By KShow
I mounted a K60 rear and TKC80 front on my bike...

I mounted a K60 rear and TKC80 front on my bike in Seattle, rode across S. Korea, Russia, Mongolia, Europe,,etc in all conditions, fully loaded. Plenty of tread left on them both after 14,000...
Forum: Vendors 03-14-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By KShow
Field serviceable by the user with simple hand...

Field serviceable by the user with simple hand tools. I can rebuild half the hydraulic cylinders on the my farm with an adjustable wrench, hammer, and screwdriver. I had to ride over 4000 miles...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-13-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 31,716
Views: 1,902,001
Posted By KShow
Ive got a contact in Russia who can get me some...

Ive got a contact in Russia who can get me some extra high viscosity pure synthetic blend distilled genuine whale oil. Its what Suzuki would have specd for the Strom if it had been designed by...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-13-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 31,716
Views: 1,902,001
Posted By KShow
OnO, don't tell him to check out my rear. ...

OnO, don't tell him to check out my rear.

If you want mileage, I've got a K60/TKC80 combo with over 14000 miles on them, but I wouldn't buy them for riding around here.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-12-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 31,716
Views: 1,902,001
Posted By KShow
Just say the word (say=bring, word=beer):D ...

Just say the word (say=bring, word=beer):D

What tires you thinking? I picked up a set of Shinko 804/805 knobbies, cheap, and so far, Im impressed after 150 miles.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-11-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 31,716
Views: 1,902,001
Posted By KShow
Couple things, Anyone interested, Horizons...

Couple things,

Anyone interested, Horizons Unlimited is having a get together in Virginia coming up soon, I'm planning to go if anyone feels like going along.

B.E. Coyote! haven't seen you...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-09-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 31,716
Views: 1,902,001
Posted By KShow
Maybe I need to hang out at Goshen Pass,, Ive...

Maybe I need to hang out at Goshen Pass,, Ive got an NRS drysuit I should sell, bought it for a December Grand Canyon trip and was glad I had it.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,211
Posted By KShow
also check your fuses, carefully. I had a...

also check your fuses, carefully. I had a cracked motronic fuse that would test good with a meter, until you moved it just enough. then the hairline crack would appear. Drove me nuts for at...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-08-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 31,716
Views: 1,902,001
Posted By KShow
I actually thought about going through Goshen...

I actually thought about going through Goshen Pass, but I snapped a clutch cable in Mt, Crawford. Rode back home and swapped out for my spare, then proceeded to Lowes in Harrisonburg by way of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-08-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 31,716
Views: 1,902,001
Posted By KShow
Anybody else going riding today? Im going to dig...

Anybody else going riding today? Im going to dig out my shop door and see if I can make it out to the road without crashing. Today begins the test of the Shinko "Big Blocks"
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,358
Posted By KShow
A lot of people say take a smaller bike, thats...

A lot of people say take a smaller bike, thats not always the best. My 1996 1100GS took me around the world. No final drive failures, no driveshaft failures, no electrical failures, no broken...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-04-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 59,764
Posted By KShow
Not posting much, but still praying for you and...

Not posting much, but still praying for you and yours.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 31,716
Views: 1,902,001
Posted By KShow
I remember crashing my dads DT175 in the...

I remember crashing my dads DT175 in the mountains one night, wearing shorts. Cant remember exactly how many stitches it took hide my kneecap again, but it was a couple.

Im still in for cutting...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-24-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 31,716
Views: 1,902,001
Posted By KShow
Count me in for the Thursday saw and maul session...

Count me in for the Thursday saw and maul session if you guys head this way. I'll bring my loud saws and heavy mauls:D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-19-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 59,764
Posted By KShow
Great news!

Great news!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-16-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 59,764
Posted By KShow
Prayers for both of you. Went through a similar...

Prayers for both of you. Went through a similar deal when my wife had cancer a couple years back, and the complications stemming from that. Best advice I can give is to hang in there, keep praying, ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-08-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 31,716
Views: 1,902,001
Posted By KShow
Cruised around a bit with my brother today, went...

Cruised around a bit with my brother today, went by Kevins house, if I remember correctly. Either way, I'll be up for some scouting one of these days. The GS is still in need of some wrench...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 12,836
Posted By KShow
It may have been mentioned already, but there is...

It may have been mentioned already, but there is a modification you can do to the 1100 that will wait to do the ABS self test until the alternator starts charging. Cant go wrong with the 1100
Forum: Equipment 02-08-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,382
Posted By KShow
Carried my REI chair around the world in my Jesse...

Carried my REI chair around the world in my Jesse Bag. lots of use with no issues, except for having to follow an intoxicated Russian back to his camp at Lake Baikal to steal my chair back when he...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-08-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 31,716
Views: 1,902,001
Posted By KShow
Don't take a Tiger up Union.......until I can go...

Don't take a Tiger up Union.......until I can go along on my GS.

Once the snow clears off I'll go through on the dirtbike again, couple lines I would like to scout once more before I punch it...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 404
Posted By KShow
Call Ted Porter at Beemershop, he'll set you up...

Call Ted Porter at Beemershop, he'll set you up right. I dig my Yacugars
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,419
Posted By KShow
I'm not one for washing my bike anyways, but the...

I'm not one for washing my bike anyways, but the current coating of grime was acquired from my recent RTW trip. That makes it extra hard to wash off for sentimental reasons.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 67,660
Posted By KShow
If you're still looking for test pilots, I'd be...

If you're still looking for test pilots, I'd be happy to try out a set of the bushings for you. Since I thrashed out my rear bearings on a recent RTW trip, I'm needing to do something. I'm only...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,115
Posted By KShow
To compress the plunger on the new style...

To compress the plunger on the new style tensioners you need to use a pen to push open the check valve ball inside the plunger
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,253
Posted By KShow
Its a Garmin GPS right? just go to...

Its a Garmin GPS right? just go to openstreetmaps and build and download any maps you want. my car GPS has been ram mounted to my handlebars for a trip around the world. navigated through south...
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 2,870
Views: 784,574
Posted By KShow
The BMW welt was cool, saw the stunt rider demo...

The BMW welt was cool, saw the stunt rider demo in the showroom, riding up and down the stairs on an 800gs. I was impressed, would have been better if he did it on a 1200. been enjoying your...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2,870
Views: 784,574
Posted By KShow
Where are you at in Slovakia? We rode past the...

Where are you at in Slovakia? We rode past the first BMW shop he listed yesterday before lunch and it was closed, its not just shops in the states that do that on Monday. Were doing a layover in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-09-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 31,716
Views: 1,902,001
Posted By KShow
Ok, check in time again. Extorted in Kazakhstan,...

Ok, check in time again. Extorted in Kazakhstan, escorted out of the country, met friends in new areas, Rode to Moscow, got my suspension fixed by a tiny shop over night. Met some awesome...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-22-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 31,716
Views: 1,902,001
Posted By KShow
Update time aging, just got out of Mongolia, ...

Update time aging, just got out of Mongolia, after riding 800miles of dirt and sand on the GS. No drops, but the riding would have been much more enjoyable if I hadn't blown up my new rear shock...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By KShow
I don't believe its the shaft seal that leaked....

I don't believe its the shaft seal that leaked. oil was coming down from the top of the shock. Initially thought it was just a leaking preload adjuster, which is no big deal, turns out it wasn't....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By KShow
urgent suspension question

Blew the oil out of aftermarket rear shock with remote reservoir. Is there any thing I can do to give back some rebound dampening? Could I add oil to the shock body without a nitrogen charge to get...
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