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Forum: Hacks 07-15-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,031
Posted By dholaday
DB: Yes I will have new rig with me - unless...

DB:

Yes I will have new rig with me - unless something bad happens.

I'm spending Wednesday night 7/23 in Beloit WI - checking to see if any of the bars I attended for 4 years while my parents...
Forum: Hacks 07-12-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,031
Posted By dholaday
Looks like I'll arrive late afternoon on Thursday...

Looks like I'll arrive late afternoon on Thursday - probably register than go to motel.

Mary Margaret won't be with me at the Rally - I need to keep her working and earning money so I can play and...
Forum: Hacks 07-12-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 46,377
Posted By dholaday
DB - You gonna be at the MoA National? Duncan

DB - You gonna be at the MoA National?

Duncan
Forum: Hacks 07-12-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6,357
Views: 2,305,206
Posted By dholaday
Gas station in reach ??? Only if you have enough...

Gas station in reach ??? Only if you have enough gas to get to the next station, and it's not closed.

Ask me how I know.

Duncan
Forum: Hacks 07-12-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6,357
Views: 2,305,206
Posted By dholaday
Some very nice stuff.

Some very nice stuff.
Forum: Hacks 07-11-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6,357
Views: 2,305,206
Posted By dholaday
Very Nice!! More pics please, and info on...

Very Nice!!

More pics please, and info on build - car manufacturer, etc.

Thanks,
Duncan
Forum: Hacks 07-10-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,031
Posted By dholaday
BMW MoA Rally

Any other folk planning on taking their hacks to the MoA Rally in St Paul?

Looks like my new rig will be done in time for me to get there. If all goes well, I fly to Miami 7/14 to pick it up on...
Forum: Hacks 07-07-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 16,129
Posted By dholaday
Brake Proportioning Valve

TwinTwin:

You might check with EML or EZS or another of the European builders.

I know Bob Henig has a very nice proportioning valve on his K100+EML rig but it has had so much [VERY!] trick...
Forum: Hacks 07-07-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 46,377
Posted By dholaday
Swaybar Pre-Load

DB:

Good info.

My swaybar [or more correctly the swaybar on my old rig] has 3 possible attachment holes. Claude installed it in the middle hole and I have not fooled with it since.

Have you...
Forum: Hacks 06-25-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,208
Posted By dholaday
Question "Front Stabilizer Bar"

Is that a steering damper?

If not, then what? How about pics.

Thanks,
Duncan
Forum: Hacks 06-18-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3,204
Views: 541,789
Posted By dholaday
Sold

Or at least sale pending arrival of purchaser to pick up the rig. :clap

I thought about going Italian instead of Dutch for the new rig. Here are pics I took of my new ride while it was parked...
Forum: Hacks 05-27-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6,357
Views: 2,305,206
Posted By dholaday
If I lived in Europe, I'd have mobec build a rig...

If I lived in Europe, I'd have mobec build a rig for me. But not that adventure monster shown in the pic.

Looks like stock BMW? pannier mounts.

Note the centrally-mounted front shock.

Who...
Forum: Hacks 05-21-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6,357
Views: 2,305,206
Posted By dholaday
For Trike Folk

This is a GG Taurus. Made in Switzerland by Grueter and Gut. Bob Henig will have it on display at his booth at the MOA rally in July..
...
Forum: Hacks 05-21-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3,204
Views: 541,789
Posted By dholaday
Since some folks seem confused as to the...

Since some folks seem confused as to the inspiration for my rig's paint scheme, maybe this will help:

The Original Owner, who did a great job painting it, was German.
The bike is German.
The tub...
Forum: Hacks 05-19-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3,204
Views: 541,789
Posted By dholaday
For Sale - 2005 R1200GS+DMC M72D

Many of you will recognize this rig.

http://dholaday.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Hack/For-Sale/i-Q5hhfnT/0/M/P1000003-M.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 05-19-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,648
Posted By dholaday
DRONE and I have had this arguement before [find...

DRONE and I have had this arguement before [find the earlier thread he mentioned].

First, remember that the length of a run is determined by the distance from power, to device, and then back to...
Forum: Hacks 05-07-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By dholaday
That's a beautiful rig. Hard to tell from the...

That's a beautiful rig.
Hard to tell from the pic - is it white or silver?

As FR700 said, any decent car tire dealer should be able to do the mounting easy-peasy, including spin-balancing the...
Forum: Hacks 05-06-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By dholaday
Thanks Dana: Great report and pictures. It...

Thanks Dana:

Great report and pictures. It sure is beautiful country!

Back in the day my dad and I traveled much of it in a jeep or on horseback.

Makes me homesick and maudlin. Guess I'll...
Forum: Hacks 05-05-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By dholaday
Hi There DirtyDR: Where you're ride...

Hi There DirtyDR:

Where you're ride report/pics of the Moab excursions/

Thanks,
Duncan
Forum: Hacks 05-05-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,648
Posted By dholaday
Will one of you smart guys educate me about why...

Will one of you smart guys educate me about why one should leave a small [.025-.1 inch] insulation gap?

Thanks,
Duncan
Forum: Hacks 05-05-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 726
Posted By dholaday
Bob's Armec

I was on his website earlier today and the Armec is listed as SOLD.

Slacker: Did you buy it?

Duncan
Forum: Hacks 05-01-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 726
Posted By dholaday
Slacker: Chat with Bob Henig - I'm sure you...

Slacker:

Chat with Bob Henig - I'm sure you know him - at Bob's BMW.

He's keeping his K100RS+EML in Portland right now, but he had it for sale awhile back. It is a VERY sweet rig.

Duncan
Forum: Hacks 04-24-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,648
Posted By dholaday
+1 on trailer connectors. They are...

+1 on trailer connectors.

They are inexpensive, robust, waterproof, easy to wire, and easy to pull apart. You can get them in 4 to 9 [or maybe 10] wire configurations. You can even get them...
Forum: Hacks 04-22-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,598
Posted By dholaday
Continuing Off-Topic . . .

I had a Mini JC Works S - drove really great - most fun I've ever had with my clothes on and not on a motorcycle. But the driver's skill level makes a big difference in the real world.

There was a...
Forum: Hacks 04-22-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,435
Posted By dholaday
Vernon: Looks like a great time. Again. ...

Vernon:

Looks like a great time. Again.

Sorry I couldn't make it this year.:cry

Duncan
Forum: Hacks 04-15-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6,357
Views: 2,305,206
Posted By dholaday
Light Bar for Ron

Snip:
Since I lost the engine / cylinder guards due to the sidecar mountings I need to find another place to mount my driving lights. I like the light bar that mounts under the beak. Any...
Forum: Hacks 04-11-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,004
Posted By dholaday
Jim K Hook up with Stroker and have him...

Jim K

Hook up with Stroker and have him build you a front wheel. You'll like it.

Duncan
Forum: Hacks 04-01-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,603
Posted By dholaday
Dan I love Sargeant seats - they work well...

Dan

I love Sargeant seats - they work well for me. They will custom-make a higher seat if you need one.

Duncan
Forum: Hacks 03-31-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,110
Posted By dholaday
sidecar.com worked for me. so did sidecarist.com...

sidecar.com worked for me. so did sidecarist.com each took me to the same website.

Duncan
Forum: Hacks 03-31-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,862
Posted By dholaday
Thanks all. Duncan

Thanks all.
Duncan
Forum: Hacks 03-31-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,603
Posted By dholaday
Thanks. Helpful write-up. Duncan

Thanks. Helpful write-up.
Duncan
Forum: Hacks 03-31-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,862
Posted By dholaday
DB Do you know what size / Ratio? 145/80 or...

DB

Do you know what size / Ratio? 145/80 or 145/65 or ???

As you know, I'm old enough to remember dirt, except I keep forgetting stuff. As far as I can recall, none of my GS's [R100, R1100,...
Forum: Hacks 03-30-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,862
Posted By dholaday
Question Tire?

StrongBad: What tire are you using on the front?

Thanks,
Duncan
Forum: Hacks 03-28-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,603
Posted By dholaday
Fuel Cell

Hijack Alert!

Bobmws:

Have you posted info on your fuel cell setup? Where you got it, how it's mounted, and how connected to your tank?

If yes, would you post a link to the thread?

if no,...
Forum: Hacks 03-28-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,052
Posted By dholaday
Oldwinger: Out of curiosity, and because it...

Oldwinger:

Out of curiosity, and because it might make a difference, what trail reducer did you use?

- Hannigan Steer Lite?

- DMC or CSM Model 1?

- DMC or CSM model 2?
Forum: Hacks 03-19-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By dholaday
DRONE: I didn't see where MJZ explained his...

DRONE:
I didn't see where MJZ explained his reason for selling his rig. Surprised about the steering - Hannigan almost always recommends installing their Steer Lite trail reducer; not sure how or...
Forum: Hacks 03-18-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By dholaday
Dan: I believe the first picture is of MJZ's...

Dan:
I believe the first picture is of MJZ's rig, before he sold it.
And the 2d picture and story you linked to is what got Bob Henig's customer to order a rig from EZS.

DB: I'll check with...
Forum: Hacks 03-18-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By dholaday
Question K1600 Sidecar

Does any one know someone who has hack'd a K1600 - either GT or GTL?

I know that inmate MJZ had a GT hooked to a Hannigan, but he sold it after deciding sidecars were not for him. Hannigan say...
Forum: Hacks 02-28-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 812
Posted By dholaday
I use two covers - Travelers - from EZ-Touring....

I use two covers - Travelers - from EZ-Touring. One for the bike and one for the car. They pack small and work great. Lots of color choices and they will do special combinations too.
...
Forum: Hacks 01-30-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,862
Posted By dholaday
FWIW, I'm running a Vredestein 155 R80 15 Snow+...

FWIW, I'm running a Vredestein 155 R80 15 Snow+ on my Stroker front wheel [2005 R1200GS]. My wheel is Stroker's first production model [or his last prototype; not sure which]

I removed the trail...
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