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Forum: Equipment 07-12-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,370
Posted By Babo
The Dianese pants are fitted (not overpants),...

The Dianese pants are fitted (not overpants), made with Cordura, and seem as rugged than any mountaineering pants that Ive ever seen.

We hike the White Mountains in New Hampshire just about every...
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,370
Posted By Babo
I use my Dianese textile riding pants as...

I use my Dianese textile riding pants as mountaineering pants and couldn't be happier. They are waterproof, breathable, tough, and as a bonus have a snap-in quilted liner for those really brutal days...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 588,541
Posted By Babo
Hmmm... While there are certainly some well...

Hmmm...

While there are certainly some well know products in this category that don't adjust for ambient temperature, one of the features of the Booster Plug is that Jens has figured out a way to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 588,541
Posted By Babo
I'd much rather have remote sensor encased in...

I'd much rather have remote sensor encased in thin metal than a sensor buried under plastics that is subject to the bikes radiant heat. A trade-off I'm sure, and perhaps inconsequential.

FWIW,...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 588,541
Posted By Babo
Is this the test you're referring to? In your...

Is this the test you're referring to? In your garage?:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 588,541
Posted By Babo
Why do you make light of my my questions? Are you...

Why do you make light of my my questions? Are you afraid of dialog?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 588,541
Posted By Babo
The sensor may see ambient air temps immediatly,...

The sensor may see ambient air temps immediatly, but the ecu certainly dooes not. Have you had the opportunity to measure the AIT temp to ECU temp reading delay? Have you done this in hot weather at...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2009, 07:48 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 75,878
Posted By Babo
I didn't say that mine was for sale, nor did I...

I didn't say that mine was for sale, nor did I say mine was better. :deal


I did though ask a question, and then followed up with an email to Jens at Boosterplug. He responded quickly that he...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2009, 12:28 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 75,878
Posted By Babo
Did my post come across as spam?

Did my post come across as spam?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2009, 11:52 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 75,878
Posted By Babo
I made one of these here: ...

I made one of these here:

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/bmw-r1100s-r1200s-tech-forum/505120-air-temperature-sensor-improving-engine-performance.html

The only difference between mine and the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-01-2009, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By Babo
Nice wswartzwel!:clap One question: how did...

Nice wswartzwel!:clap

One question: how did you get those eggs way out into the woods without breaking them?:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By Babo
Use cable ties instead.

Use cable ties instead.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-22-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 12,018
Posted By Babo
In!

In!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,679
Posted By Babo
I had to look it up....:lol3 ...

I had to look it up....:lol3


http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=talking%20through%20a%20paper%20ass
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2009, 01:07 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,679
Posted By Babo
Have you ever tested if the air that was "burped"...

Have you ever tested if the air that was "burped" out would would return after the FD cooled?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2009, 02:00 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,679
Posted By Babo
I believe that that is the answer - BMW would...

I believe that that is the answer - BMW would rather see the heated air in the FD escape the fragile seal, ("queef" if you will) than heated oil.

Heated oil, under pressure, overwhelms the lame...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,679
Posted By Babo
I couldn't sleep last night knowing that my FD...

I couldn't sleep last night knowing that my FD was way overfilled; fortunately, I went into the garage this morning and found that my FD had not exploded.:lol3

Some strategically placed foil...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-13-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,173
Posted By Babo
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-13-2009, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,173
Posted By Babo
Great! More stuff to buy! I've got a luggage...

Great! More stuff to buy!

I've got a luggage plate on the back of my GS that I was thinking about mounting the GXM on.

Would any USB extension cable work? I'm pretty sure I can pick one at...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-13-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,173
Posted By Babo
GXM 30 Cable length?

How long is the Garmin GXM 30 Cable?

Is it long enough to go from the gauge area to the tail?
Forum: Vendors 04-09-2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,256
Posted By Babo
Sweet!

Sweet!
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2009, 03:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,804
Posted By Babo
I've decided to keep my iphone safely stowed in...

I've decided to keep my iphone safely stowed in my tail bag.

I used my iPhone for its mp3 capabilities last weekend and am convinced that eventually it will get dropped and turn into a very...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By Babo
Oh! You are so close! Sand the outside crack...

Oh! You are so close!

Sand the outside crack smooth. Fill any voids with Bondo auto body filler. Sand again and then paint with flat black rattle can. It'll look like new.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,198
Posted By Babo
Historically, the first mod that I'd do to any...

Historically, the first mod that I'd do to any bike I ever bought was to get a nice Corbin saddle, but after the last Corbin POS that I got for my R1100S, and the absolute shit customer service I...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By Babo
Yup.

Yup.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2008, 10:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,954
Posted By Babo
Are there any ridges on the other side of the...

Are there any ridges on the other side of the plastic piece, or is it smooth?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2008, 07:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,954
Posted By Babo
They're plastic on my 06.

They're plastic on my 06.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2008, 06:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,954
Posted By Babo
Could it be one of the tabs that holds the...

Could it be one of the tabs that holds the fairing side cover on?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2008, 08:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,297
Posted By Babo
+1 Why complicate the procedure? The turkey...

+1

Why complicate the procedure? The turkey baster method works perfectly.:wink:
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2008, 09:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,535
Posted By Babo
Got them from Twisted Throttle. They are around...

Got them from Twisted Throttle. They are around $45.00 per kit. Made by MRA.

Those Madstad brackets look nice. They almost make me wish I had a vstrom so I could get them.:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2008, 08:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,581
Posted By Babo
There are a couple of GS's here:...

There are a couple of GS's here: http://www.ridesafely.com/minventory.asp?vt=C&make=BMW

Ive "won" auctions on this site before, but because Ridesafely really only bids on your behalf at auctions,...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2008, 07:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,581
Posted By Babo
Here's a couple in NH: Argo...

Here's a couple in NH:

Argo http://argocycles.com/main.php

Hobbs: http://www.hobbsautomotive.net/catalog.html
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2008, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,535
Posted By Babo
Here's a couple of pics of the "Vario Failure...

Here's a couple of pics of the "Vario Failure Shield" extension I made for my GS. I've since gone to the Givi/winglets combo and couldn't be more pleased.


The experiment led to an increase in...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-29-2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By Babo
The last time I was a Brockton Cycle Center they...

The last time I was a Brockton Cycle Center they had a bunch of Arai.
http://www.brocktoncycle.com/

Although not really close to the Cape, you'll get the best service available anywhere at Moto...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2008, 07:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,700
Posted By Babo
I always have at least one salvage bike in my...

I always have at least one salvage bike in my garage.

I'd rather buy a bike that needed some rebuilding, fix it up over the winter, then have a great bike at a great price ready to roll come...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-06-2008, 05:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,567
Posted By Babo
Checkout the first couple of sticky threads on...

Checkout the first couple of sticky threads on NESR for some options:

http://www.nestreetriders.com/forum/general-bike-related/
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-14-2008, 09:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,367
Posted By Babo
So far, my Nuvi 200 is holding up longer than any...

So far, my Nuvi 200 is holding up longer than any of the 2610s that I had. :lol3

I went through three of them in three years; and although Garmin replaced the units under warranty, it really...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2008, 05:12 PM
Replies: 855
Views: 357,368
Posted By Babo
I took the trim ring off of a broken R1200GS...

I took the trim ring off of a broken R1200GS headlight, and cut some Lexan to match. The Lexan is held into the frame with caulking.

The mounting stanchions that hold the unit to the bike were...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-09-2008, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1,452
Views: 76,021
Posted By Babo
A big thank you to Jeff and Mantie for being such...

A big thank you to Jeff and Mantie for being such gracious hosts, and everyone else that had a hand in making this a huge success!

Some random shots:

Slowrider and his brandy new GS8:
...
Forum: Vendors 08-07-2008, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By Babo
I've got eight (8) WD40 straws missing in my...

I've got eight (8) WD40 straws missing in my garage. They are probably under my bench.


The precise amount of time it takes for me to misplace one of those straws, once it has been removed from...
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