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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-26-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,745
Posted By rokboat
Tough Crowd

Never seen so many non comittal responses, does Dancing with the Stars start back that weekend or what?:evil
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-17-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,745
Posted By rokboat
Fall Colors Tour! Time to party like its 1999

Too soon but always a great time of year. Count me in since I have missed the past couple, looking forward to this one. As always thanks Mark for all your efforts in making this happen. clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-11-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,128
Posted By rokboat
Last minute

I would love to, but in Breck for wedding this weekend. I did sneak away to Browns Park, Dragon Rd., Bakster Pass, Rangley, Buford, Ripple Creek Pass, Dunkley Pass tour last weekend. Lots of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-21-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 13,376
Posted By rokboat
I'll see you at Joes on Thursday night and will...

I'll see you at Joes on Thursday night and will join in on the fun for 2-3 days.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-17-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 12,524
Posted By rokboat
rear pads

Hey there, does anyone know what the thickness of the OEM new rear pad should be. I just got a set from local dealer and they appear to be too thick and having trouble getting them to fit and no room...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-29-2011, 01:56 AM
Replies: 869
Views: 142,140
Posted By rokboat
As a follow up to this post I finally got the...

As a follow up to this post I finally got the correct diagnostic done at BMW dealer and it was discovered that the fuel pump was drawing too many amps so that was replaced along with electronic fuel...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-29-2011, 01:45 AM
Replies: 869
Views: 142,140
Posted By rokboat
Hey Bart, I was having similar problems and...

Hey Bart, I was having similar problems and posted here a few weeks back. It ended up being the fuel pump was drawing too many amps and the electronic relay. This initially did not show up with the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-05-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 142,140
Posted By rokboat
Follow up to Cabes insights

Just wondering why this would start up after 18k+ miles and has not happened until now. All of those noted circumstances have certainly been duplicated on prior rides, do you think it could be...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-05-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 142,140
Posted By rokboat
Very helpful, THANK YOU! So what have you...

Very helpful, THANK YOU! So what have you determined the problem to be if not a fuel pump, controler or pressure sender? Is it the ethanol in the fuel or maybe a bad dose of fuel. You described...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-04-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 142,140
Posted By rokboat
Thanks for the suggestions, that is my plan to...

Thanks for the suggestions, that is my plan to get to shop ASAP. Unfortunately nearest one is 200 miles away so I hope I don't hve any issues between here and there. I'll let you know what shakes...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-04-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 142,140
Posted By rokboat
As a follow up to my last post my battery was...

As a follow up to my last post my battery was recently replaced with a new Yuasa after the original up and died with no warning, so it should not be a battery issue.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-04-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 142,140
Posted By rokboat
engine failure

Hello, I have a 2009 800gs that has been relatively trouble free with exception of head gasket leak, fork seal leak and chain and sprocket wear that all were repaired under warranty. The bike has...
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 41,558
Posted By rokboat
Thumb Dragon Tattoo!

This is better than "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo". Photos are awesome, I have to learn more about that HDR technology, very dramatic. Thanks for sharing and I look forward to more of your...
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,678
Posted By rokboat
Cdr

:clapHello, I have been enjoying your RR and looking forward to more. I am planning on riding it from my home of Steamboat Springs to Canada this summer. Any suggestions/tips would be greatly...
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,698
Posted By rokboat
Question Forma GT

Hello, I'm interested in this boot and curious as to how much they are in MX. I'm a size 44 and have found them in the states for $299. Thanks! Neil
Forum: The Garage 05-24-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,251
Posted By rokboat
Not sure that's possible as the tire is on the...

Not sure that's possible as the tire is on the rim and looks to be normal when inflated. Would you like to see a photo of it deflated (still on the rim) with the broken bead? If that would help I can...
Forum: The Garage 05-24-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,251
Posted By rokboat
Do tell, not sure how the bead could have been...

Do tell, not sure how the bead could have been broken during the mounting of the tire on the rim, although it did require a bit of sweat to get it over the rim. In general is this tire and rider at...
Forum: The Garage 05-23-2010, 09:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,251
Posted By rokboat
more of the same but different

I have been able to get the 90/90/21 to seat but once the tube is deflated the bead is broken (on same side time after time), I wish it was really this easy to break a bead but a bit concerned as to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-25-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,165
Posted By rokboat
Try it with fully loades bags and tank, nearly...

Try it with fully loades bags and tank, nearly impossible. And getting it down if you are under 6'3" is an equal challenge. I'm thinking of shortening it about 3 inches, has anyone tried this?
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-25-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,655
Posted By rokboat
Has anyone tried modifying/shortening the stock...

Has anyone tried modifying/shortening the stock BMW stand as it has much better feet than the motech option? I'm figuring about 3" to clear rear footpegs. any comments???
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-21-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 764
Posted By rokboat
F800GS Center Stand

Used BMW center stand for 800GS, currently retails for $175 you'rs for $125 and I will cover shipping.
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2008, 10:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,666
Posted By rokboat
What a fantastic 3 day's of riding new terrain...

What a fantastic 3 day's of riding new terrain with new friends. Although I had my reservations about riding with so many, all of my trepidations disappeared once I saw the cohesiviness and relaxed...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-20-2008, 06:46 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 6,314
Posted By rokboat
Fall colors

I will make this a definite, sounds like new friends and adventures to be enjoyed all around. I'll be on on a KLR and plan on camping, and likely meals with a roof. Believe! :norton :norton
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