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Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 14,887
Views: 1,611,068
Posted By ridepjride
I wouldn't take a chance on the seal and would...

I wouldn't take a chance on the seal and would replace it, especially since you emptied the coolant tank and suspect seeing cracks. The black bit is made of carbon and is very brittle and easy to...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,520
Posted By ridepjride
Consider something for the seat comfort...LD...

Consider something for the seat comfort...LD Comfort shorts, sheepskin pad, etc. If it is a stock seat you could be squirming around after a couple hundred miles. The bike is already a pretty good...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By ridepjride
Welcome! You have a great bike that will serve...

Welcome! You have a great bike that will serve you well if maintained properly. Check out the maintenance section of IBMWR site.
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 182,293
Posted By ridepjride
Stopped by the dealer in Auburn while out on my...

Stopped by the dealer in Auburn while out on my GS. Impressive quality and stying, Friendly staff got me on a test ride...nice loop that combined backroads, freeway and in-town riding. My first time...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,408
Posted By ridepjride
I've had 2 KLRs...sold one at 62,000 miles, the...

I've had 2 KLRs...sold one at 62,000 miles, the other at 38,000 miles. Did the Doo on both, changed oil every 2k. Only problem was a water pump seal which is easy to detect by the tell-tale hole....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1,354
Views: 408,371
Posted By ridepjride
my '99 ...

my '99

http://i296.photobucket.com/albums/mm195/cyclingpj/8DE759B7-6C64-406A-B166-1D31F047A8C1-8048-00001A50DA986ECB_zpscb49fd50.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 46,445
Views: 9,333,799
Posted By ridepjride
Turned around at the first ridge. Snow was...

Turned around at the first ridge. Snow was sticking to the shield making it hard to see. Last time I was on the west ridge the gate was closed but you can get around it. Lots of dust, it will be a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-02-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,863
Posted By ridepjride
Today's ride on a WR250R from the east end,...

Today's ride on a WR250R from the east end, snowing at the first ridge where we decided to turn around.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hpSwzA2qVc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSNL89cIsOo
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 46,445
Views: 9,333,799
Posted By ridepjride
Video of today's ride, east end of Yolo county...

Video of today's ride, east end of Yolo county road 40, about an hour from home.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hpSwzA2qVc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSNL89cIsOo
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 46,445
Views: 9,333,799
Posted By ridepjride
Rode with my son today in Mendocino forest. ...

Rode with my son today in Mendocino forest.
http://i296.photobucket.com/albums/mm195/cyclingpj/3EAA1C2A-922B-4184-A3F3-BA57B86987EF-3374-0000110B2E3EEE6F_zpsca8b1bc2.jpg
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Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7,295
Views: 1,154,913
Posted By ridepjride
I would use the horn wire.

I would use the horn wire.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,680
Posted By ridepjride
XChallenge ...

XChallenge
http://i296.photobucket.com/albums/mm195/cyclingpj/78161190-F5D6-4F84-B815-91D58D775681-7831-00000EB08260EDD5_zps3ac4ce88.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,888
Posted By ridepjride
BMW XChallenge 650

BMW XChallenge 650
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,189
Posted By ridepjride
It is a Hepco & Becker rack. The right side lower...

It is a Hepco & Becker rack. The right side lower mount had to be extended due to the width of the tank, welded a small piece of flat bar.
The Hot Rod Welding rack looks pretty good with the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7,295
Views: 1,154,913
Posted By ridepjride
Replaced mine at 13,000 miles along with both...

Replaced mine at 13,000 miles along with both sprockets. Original rear sprocket only lasted 5,000 miles. 95% pavement. Clean every few hundred with WD-40 then lube with PJ-1.
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,189
Posted By ridepjride
X tank owner here...after going BIG on other bike...

X tank owner here...after going BIG on other bike tanks I decided to keep the profile narrow and add 1.9 gallons capacity to provide a conservative 200 mile range. Also like the gusset effect for...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,714
Posted By ridepjride
This may help you. ...

This may help you.

http://www.ibmwr.org/r-tech/oilheads/R11Manual/Oilhead_GS_Maintenance_1-20-02.pdf
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,167
Posted By ridepjride
May be the bearings that allow the final drive to...

May be the bearings that allow the final drive to pivot up and down. With the bike on its centerstand, pull the rear wheel and disconnect the paralever link. Worn bearing will have a notchy feel to...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-10-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 737,347
Posted By ridepjride
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LnLS3soHnMI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LnLS3soHnMI
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 879
Posted By ridepjride
MC provided my exhaust extension to cool off the...

MC provided my exhaust extension to cool off the left Jesse bag. Mounted with a single bolt to the Jesse bracket.

1 89895K282 1 Each Type 304 Smooth-bore Seamless Ss Tubing, 1-3/8" Od, 1.305" Id,...
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,281
Posted By ridepjride
Mine stuck when I was getting off the airplane...

Mine stuck when I was getting off the airplane and stayed there until I ran into someone with a tool to grab it. They weren't used often, so it isn't like they were worn out. Maybe a light coat of...
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,281
Posted By ridepjride
Has anyone had one of the buds stay in their ear...

Has anyone had one of the buds stay in their ear when removing the set? Happened to me twice. I like the sound quality but don't want to take the risk.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-29-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By ridepjride
Thanks for the tip! Looks like a great place.

Thanks for the tip! Looks like a great place.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-28-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By ridepjride
Fair enough. Starting in the Ft. Collins / Estes...

Fair enough. Starting in the Ft. Collins / Estes Park area, then riding the section bordered by:
North - Wyoming state line
South - Hwy 50
East - I-25
West - Grand Junction

The ride won't be...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-28-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By ridepjride
Looking for motels in Colorado Rockies

Planning a trip for late June to the Rockies, looking for decent motels near a restaurant and liquor store. I prefer mom/pop single story motels where the bike is parked next to the room.

Meeting...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,295
Posted By ridepjride
Besides what's been said about the 1100GS, have...

Besides what's been said about the 1100GS, have you considered an airhead GS? You can find those for under $5k. They sit a little lower and have a lower center of gravity than the "oilheads", along...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7,295
Views: 1,154,913
Posted By ridepjride
Very nice. What windshield is it?

Very nice. What windshield is it?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,354
Views: 408,371
Posted By ridepjride
It is hard to find the ultimate tank bag. Most...

It is hard to find the ultimate tank bag. Most have too small of a map pocket for me. You'd think a manufacturer would take a standard map and try to stuff it in the map pocket with a visible area...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1,354
Views: 408,371
Posted By ridepjride
What's the tank bag and GPS on the '98?

What's the tank bag and GPS on the '98?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1,354
Views: 408,371
Posted By ridepjride
It was getting warm here, so I removed the...

It was getting warm here, so I removed the Aeroflow shield and put the stock one on. I really like it stock, fairly clean air and the right amount of flow....
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7,295
Views: 1,154,913
Posted By ridepjride
I felt the same way, but haven't had any issues...

I felt the same way, but haven't had any issues using the smaller bolt and a washer. May be a small benefit of using the TT steel subframe, but until the aluminum subframe shows signs of fatigue I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-06-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,863
Posted By ridepjride
Great conditions today. Plenty of ruts to keep...

Great conditions today. Plenty of ruts to keep you focused, dirt slightly wet. New Dunlops felt great....
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7,295
Views: 1,154,913
Posted By ridepjride
Yes, standard tank, adds about 1.9 gallons....

Yes, standard tank, adds about 1.9 gallons. Welded a plate to the right lower HB mount to offset 1-1/2", that was all it needed.
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7,295
Views: 1,154,913
Posted By ridepjride
Good day out, favorite road was slightly wet with...

Good day out, favorite road was slightly wet with new ruts to navigate. New Dunlops made it even better....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-18-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,863
Posted By ridepjride
The gate is closed/locked for the season, we got...

The gate is closed/locked for the season, we got around on the downhill trail.

There was a third beaver about half way down the slide. He was a pudgy guy and struggled to climb up the slimy...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-17-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,863
Posted By ridepjride
Beavers on the upper end of the spillway at Davis...

Beavers on the upper end of the spillway at Davis Creek Reservoir today. That plus seeing the bald eagle and navigating the new ruts made it a very nice day....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By ridepjride
Thanks for the replies. Yes, the engine number is...

Thanks for the replies. Yes, the engine number is different. As you said, there is a stamped VIN on the head along with a sticker with the VIN. Part of my sticker is missing. Hopefully the CHP will...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By ridepjride
Where's the second VIN on a 1100GS?

California DMV requires 2 VINs on a bike that is brought in from out of state. I only found one on the steering head right side, anyone know where the second one is located?

My trip to DMV...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 24,794
Posted By ridepjride
I was told by the previous owner it was a...

I was told by the previous owner it was a "special edition" but it isn't silver/yellow, and apparently isn't an anniversary edition. Maybe it's a "taint" edition, as in "taint neither one". Whatever...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 24,794
Posted By ridepjride
Yes, the light reflection is making them...

Yes, the light reflection is making them disappear in the photo. Here's a clear view.
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