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Forum: Equipment Today, 06:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,025
Posted By TuonoBiker
Hey, don't bust on our bourbon...at least we're...

Hey, don't bust on our bourbon...at least we're not gonna go blind drinking your battery acid. :1drink

I think the consensus is that if you want a cold beer and are a traveler to out of the way...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11,435
Views: 2,191,879
Posted By TuonoBiker
Hey, all I'm saying is a light 1/16" of a turn to...

Hey, all I'm saying is a light 1/16" of a turn to snug or loosen. That's what my dealer mechanic told me....after he replaced my valve's gasket UNDER WARRANTY.

I agree with you - but if he's...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 654,292
Posted By TuonoBiker
You're a better man than I am. Too cold once it...

You're a better man than I am. Too cold once it got into December....it was in the low 40's when I was getting it licensed and riding to the notary office. That was cold enough. Plus, its hard to...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 654,292
Posted By TuonoBiker
This is the beast that started it all...what a...

This is the beast that started it all...what a bike.

http://i1078.photobucket.com/albums/w485/ADVRiderPA/Motorcycles/2007%20Aprilia%20Tuono%20Factory/c75388df.jpg
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 654,292
Posted By TuonoBiker
I bought this right before Thanksgiving - had it...

I bought this right before Thanksgiving - had it shipped in from Moto Corsa in Portland...don't ever buy a bike in November when you live in PA...of course, I find this bike beautiful, so I have LOTS...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11,435
Views: 2,191,879
Posted By TuonoBiker
The valve stem gasket to seal off the sensor is...

The valve stem gasket to seal off the sensor is like a $12 kit here in the US.

Phudson......seriously, you can probably just adjust the torque with an open end wrench at the base of the valve...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 853
Posted By TuonoBiker
True that....wife and I were using a Street Glide...

True that....wife and I were using a Street Glide as the touring rig...owned the FLHX and GSA for a full year together - one ride on the GSA and the wifey never wanted on the back of anything else. ...
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,025
Posted By TuonoBiker
From this thread, I've quickly gathered that I...

From this thread, I've quickly gathered that I could go months and not drink the same bourbon. Gotta love it!

And I've also decided that I'll haul my 64oz HydroFlask growler for the first...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 853
Posted By TuonoBiker
Just over 22, 200 miles on mine and not a hitch. ...

Just over 22, 200 miles on mine and not a hitch.

It just runs...fresh oil every 6k miles...ride, rinse, repeat.

I adjusted valves at 6k, no adjustments. 12k, 1 valve was out a bit...new...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,354
Posted By TuonoBiker
QUOTE=JimVonBaden;25982480]Yes for the mounts, no...

QUOTE=JimVonBaden;25982480]Yes for the mounts, no for the keys.[/QUOTE]



Jim,

Which TT bags did you see will fit the GSA's OEM luggage racks? All I see is zega pros and they seem to mount...
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,025
Posted By TuonoBiker
So im a big fat cheapskate. I realized I was...

So im a big fat cheapskate. I realized I was completely out of bourbon and hit the booze store last night. The Makers 46 was about 12 bucks more than the ER. Well, ended up with ER again. They...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5,994
Views: 1,021,876
Posted By TuonoBiker
Do these stripes make my bags look big? Do...

Do these stripes make my bags look big?

Do these jeans make my ass look big?

Its just a damning situation all the way around....

:freaky
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,025
Posted By TuonoBiker
For sure! Sounds like our bourbon minds are...

For sure! Sounds like our bourbon minds are thinking alike! A client of mine kept recommending ER to me and I finally picked up a bottle last month. Then a buddy of mine was talking Buffalo Trace...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,025
Posted By TuonoBiker
Woodford - I'll have to give it a try. So far...

Woodford - I'll have to give it a try. So far I'm comparing everything to Eagle Rare...really enjoyed that one.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 10,878
Posted By TuonoBiker
Probably not that PAfarkle guy...pennsylvania...

Probably not that PAfarkle guy...pennsylvania riders are some tough muthers. My guess is he was bare-knuckling that iron pig.

:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11,435
Views: 2,191,879
Posted By TuonoBiker
I had an annoying slow leak on my 12GSA last...

I had an annoying slow leak on my 12GSA last year. Turned out the RDC valves need to be tightened "just so". Dealer swapped out the valve and gasket under warranty, but the mechanic said if it...
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,025
Posted By TuonoBiker
Oh, for sure! Just finished a bottle of Buffalo...

Oh, for sure! Just finished a bottle of Buffalo Trace. Eagle Rare before that....whats your poison? Id like to find some George T Stagg, but not available in PA....that ive found.
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,025
Posted By TuonoBiker
Very nice! I would say that's very comparable to...

Very nice! I would say that's very comparable to the HydroFlask...mine is anodized black, which has held up well, but does have some scuffs and scrapes from traveling in the Adventure Top Case. ...
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,025
Posted By TuonoBiker
How do you keep the beer cold? I've hauled...

How do you keep the beer cold?

I've hauled beer in my 64oz HydroFlask....works pretty well and stays cold for about 8 - 10 hours, depending on ambient temp.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1,208
Views: 288,768
Posted By TuonoBiker
Congrats! Did you buy the one on the floor? I...

Congrats! Did you buy the one on the floor? I was in the same day and molested all the good parts of that bike! :D
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 908
Posted By TuonoBiker
Was on my tablet and it kept trying to offer me...

Was on my tablet and it kept trying to offer me Tapatalk and wouldnt goto the site. When it did go through, it must have lost the full URL. Working now though!

Wonder did he make his own plate...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 908
Posted By TuonoBiker
Is that home made? Thought it was related to the...

Is that home made? Thought it was related to the link, but that link doesnt really take me anywhere....just the root of the forum, not a specific thread.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 908
Posted By TuonoBiker
I can't believe this subject hasn't been covered...

I can't believe this subject hasn't been covered with any detail before...surely, there must be many people that have either done this or inquired about it.

Come on, Ajacks, you need to report...
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,398
Posted By TuonoBiker
I'm certainly no professional mechanic, but have...

I'm certainly no professional mechanic, but have accumulated a fair amount of tools. I'll echo other's comments that Craftsman is decent and usually easy to replace with plenty of Sears and Ace...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 908
Posted By TuonoBiker
I want in on this thread - I was bored and went...

I want in on this thread - I was bored and went to the dealer Saturday as well. They are a great dealer and know there stuff....seemingly.

They also said my 2012 GSA top case would swap right...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 10,878
Posted By TuonoBiker
Been reading through the options on BMW's website...

Been reading through the options on BMW's website and then stumbled across this thread. I have an old '12 GSA, so I have nothing to contribute, other than to say that BMW's description of the heated...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,091
Posted By TuonoBiker
You do realize you're talking to the forum...

You do realize you're talking to the forum members, not your wife/gf, right? We ALL say that...:D

:beer
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 15,484
Posted By TuonoBiker
At those speeds, that could easily be a bad...

At those speeds, that could easily be a bad balancing job.
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 38,884
Posted By TuonoBiker
Collapsed pole length dimension would be great...

Collapsed pole length dimension would be great information. Currently, my packing technique has my poles fitting diagonally in my GS Adventure cases, on top. With a Hilleberg, would it even be...
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 38,884
Posted By TuonoBiker
Congrats on TWO hilleberg tents! Very cool! I...

Congrats on TWO hilleberg tents! Very cool! I wish you Many exciting adventures ahead! Happy Thanksgiving!
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 38,884
Posted By TuonoBiker
Yeah, Black label would be way overkill for...

Yeah, Black label would be way overkill for backpacking. My wife and I have done many backpacking trips - our MtHardwear tent has been more than perfect from heavy winds and rain to heat. It is...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 38,884
Posted By TuonoBiker
This thread is horrible - I just want to say...

This thread is horrible - I just want to say that.

Don't you guys realize I've more than blown the gear-geek budget this year! I should have unsubscribed long ago....:lol3

So there is a...
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 38,884
Posted By TuonoBiker
Nothing to contribute other than to say beautiful...

Nothing to contribute other than to say beautiful pics! I was guessing Meat Cove and was right!! Wife and I just camped up there this past August. Absolutely beautiful place!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5,994
Views: 1,021,876
Posted By TuonoBiker
And what I find more confusing is they make Pilot...

And what I find more confusing is they make Pilot Roads in sizes for bikes like the R1200RT...nothing light or small about that bike...and my guess is that the PR4 would still be a good tire for that...
Forum: The Garage 11-21-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,608
Posted By TuonoBiker
Wow, dude. I'm not committed to anything, all I...

Wow, dude. I'm not committed to anything, all I was looking for was info on the LP heaters that hang from the ceiling. I'm not staying here forever...someday I do hope to have a proper detached 2-3...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5,994
Views: 1,021,876
Posted By TuonoBiker
From my understanding, they call them "Trail"...

From my understanding, they call them "Trail" because they're designed for the big heavy ADV or "trail" bikes that are used on the street. So, basically it refers more to the weight capacity of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,651
Posted By TuonoBiker
Your response certainly goes down the path of...

Your response certainly goes down the path of pricing. HD and BMW dealers rarely discount the bikes...if they do they certainly don't advertise that way. This obviously holds the resale values...
Forum: The Garage 11-20-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,608
Posted By TuonoBiker
I realize I wouldn't need 80K BTU's...they have...

I realize I wouldn't need 80K BTU's...they have similar models down to 30K BTU I think...and they have calculations for sizing. I was just curious if they were decent heaters. I have no experience...
Forum: The Garage 11-18-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,608
Posted By TuonoBiker
I have a few of those cheapy foam puzzle-piece...

I have a few of those cheapy foam puzzle-piece floor mats and they do quite well...a couple in front of the workbench and in front of the table saw. Cold from the concrete really does work its way...
Forum: The Garage 11-18-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,608
Posted By TuonoBiker
Anybody have any experience with these Mr. Heater...

Anybody have any experience with these Mr. Heater ceiling mount heaters? Propane or NG. They make a couple smaller BTU models.

http://www.mrheater.com/big-maxx-natural-gas-unit-heater-1193.html...
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