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Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,102
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Looks a little windy there. :1drink

Looks a little windy there. :1drink
Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 33,438
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Holy crap, you've found Land's End West. :lol3 ...

Holy crap, you've found Land's End West. :lol3

Welcome to the west! :wave
Forum: Vendors 03-15-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By RockyRaccoon
A Thank You Note to Modesto BMW

I had just crossed the bridge at the bottom of the canyon on Ward's Ferry Road when my clutch cable broke Saturday afternoon.

http://www.pbase.com/lookoutranch/image/159454657.jpg

I got to...
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,086
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Nice trip! A lot of beautiful scenery down there....

Nice trip! A lot of beautiful scenery down there.

And the food! Stop, you're making me hungry! :dg
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-14-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,543
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Awesome trip. Love that country! :thumb

Awesome trip. Love that country! :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,629
Posted By RockyRaccoon
The specs just call for 80-90w gear oil. Any GL-5...

The specs just call for 80-90w gear oil. Any GL-5 grade should be fine. I've steered away from Redline since a discussion I saw where some people said they thought it made their seals break down, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,629
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Sorry for the late repy. :D I did this once...

Sorry for the late repy. :D

I did this once on another bike. You can use a very small screwdriver blade to get a "purchase" on the rubber on the surface of the seal in a place that doesn't affect...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,629
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Thanks, glad some folks found this helpful. Five...

Thanks, glad some folks found this helpful. Five year later that seal is still there and doing what it's supposed to.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-03-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,669
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Nice ride and pics! :thumb

Nice ride and pics! :thumb
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-15-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,806
Posted By RockyRaccoon
That looks a final drive bearing from a GS....

That looks a final drive bearing from a GS. :freaky
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-15-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,037
Posted By RockyRaccoon
That's funny! ...

That's funny!

http://i1151.photobucket.com/albums/o637/Mossadv/Day%20tripping/PA051898_zps5b12ea38.jpg


Thanks for sharing the pics of your neighborhood, it's beautiful! :thumb
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-15-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 634
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Nice roads, looks like a fun ride! That country...

Nice roads, looks like a fun ride! That country will be pretty in a few weeks when the trees turn color!
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-15-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 35,462
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Valley? How do you distinguish it from the rest...

Valley? How do you distinguish it from the rest of the flat ground around it? :scratch
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-15-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 41,073
Posted By RockyRaccoon
http://i796.photobucket.com/albums/yy243/backwoods...

http://i796.photobucket.com/albums/yy243/backwoodsKLR/2012/2012-04-14ADV/DSCF4481.jpg

Looks like a great place to while away a summer afternoon. :thumb
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-15-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Nice ride, nice pics, nice country. :thumb ...

Nice ride, nice pics, nice country. :thumb

(Before they passed away, my folks lived in Jenny Lind, just north of Milton, so I'd go that way to Sonora occasionally.)
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-15-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,885
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Sorry, I have no GPS, but if you have one, it...

Sorry, I have no GPS, but if you have one, it should be easy to navigate your way through
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,451
Posted By RockyRaccoon
I happened to be googling "Look a Chicken" and...

I happened to be googling "Look a Chicken" and this picture came up. :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,840
Posted By RockyRaccoon
I have a 100GSPD and an 1100GS. I reach for the...

I have a 100GSPD and an 1100GS. I reach for the 1100 almost every time. The road handling is so much better, and it will go almost as many places on dirt quite competently. And it requires a lot less...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 680
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Consider a fresh clutch while you're in there....

Consider a fresh clutch while you're in there. :wave

http://www.pbase.com/lookoutranch/image/65663109.jpg



You'll notice I replaced the transmission in my '95 with a black one from a '98 RT...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-11-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 38,422
Views: 10,195,088
Posted By RockyRaccoon
The vibration just gave her her an orgasm. :freaky

The vibration just gave her her an orgasm. :freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-09-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,098
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Find the marketing person in charge of designing...

Find the marketing person in charge of designing and the printing these and ask her to snag a copy from the printer before folding. Or maybe she will have a proof lying around. As far as historical...
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Thanks. Northern California

Thanks. Northern California
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Saddle replacement or recovering options

It's been quite awhile since I had a saddle recovered, so I'm wondering what the current wisdom is on people or places to use to have one recovered or replaced. The current saddle needing work is a...
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 21,880
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Awesome! Looks like a great time. :thumb

Awesome! Looks like a great time. :thumb
Forum: The Garage 01-11-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,938
Posted By RockyRaccoon
This was my grandfather's gas station -- owned it...

This was my grandfather's gas station -- owned it with his brother. It was in the San Fernando area (Southern California) and they lost it in the Great Depression due to having extended too much...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,470
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Thanks for this thread. It was very helpful. Much...

Thanks for this thread. It was very helpful. Much more so than the Haynes manual.

My '98 has the alternator belt with the pipe through it, and Haynes doesn't mention it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,927
Posted By RockyRaccoon
It looks like something that might have been a...

It looks like something that might have been a prop in an early sci-fi movie. It's a very beautiful art deco design. :nod
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,243
Posted By RockyRaccoon
People who drive extra slow in the curves and...

People who drive extra slow in the curves and speed way up when they get to straightaways and passing lanes.

People who won't pull over when they have a good chance.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,114
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Aging Bikers Settling for Comfy Trikes?

http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/2012/09/14/us/JP-TRIKE-1/JP-TRIKE-1-articleLarge.jpg

Do you see yourself going to three wheels when you get old? I can't see it for myself, but then I'm only...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,260
Posted By RockyRaccoon
http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=19168674...

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=19168674&postcount=54
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-21-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 905
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Cool. Looks like a fun time. :thumb

Cool. Looks like a fun time. :thumb
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-20-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,363
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Nice report! I've had a couple of really...

Nice report!

I've had a couple of really nice dinners at Timber Cove. Rather expensive, yes, but very good. The first time, I got into the Ft. Ross Lodge rather late and was told we could get...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-19-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,324
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Beautiful, thanks for sharing! :thumb

Beautiful, thanks for sharing! :thumb
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-19-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5,247
Views: 479,297
Posted By RockyRaccoon
http://knybanjo.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Day-trippi...

http://knybanjo.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Day-trippin-spring-10/IMG7709/972226660_JA58B-XL.jpg


Is Barney's pistol still rusty? :evil
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-19-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 905
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Nice pics! :thumb When do you get to the...

Nice pics! :thumb

When do you get to the hills?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,546
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Some years ago I did a pretty serious MPG survey...

Some years ago I did a pretty serious MPG survey of GS riders trying to control for a number of variables. The two biggest variables turned out to be elevation and the rider's height in the saddle. ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-19-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,363
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Such a fabulous road. Not many like it for...

Such a fabulous road. Not many like it for sustained curviness, distance, light traffic and nice scenery. :thumb

http://www.pbase.com/lookoutranch/image/126267109.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-10-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,884
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Great pics, love the spider! :clap

Great pics, love the spider! :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-09-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,885
Posted By RockyRaccoon
There are some shortcuts that allow you to cut...

There are some shortcuts that allow you to cut across some of those big zig-zags, if you have a good map or GPS to help guide you through. I hadn't planned to ride through there when I set out, so I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-09-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 137,966
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Nice stuff, DD! You've come a long way since the...

Nice stuff, DD! You've come a long way since the old KLR days. :lol3
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