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Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,751
Posted By razcob
Did you ever find out what went wrong with the...

Did you ever find out what went wrong with the TTR250?
Forum: Americas 06-09-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By razcob
If you have a Tenere in storage, I think you may...

If you have a Tenere in storage, I think you may find someone who would ride it for you.

I would recommend U-ship.com. At one time, I was thinking of having a bike shipped across the country for...
Forum: Americas 06-09-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By razcob
I have seen a NC700X on cycletrader that appeared...

I have seen a NC700X on cycletrader that appeared to have TKC80's or some aggressive dual purpose tires. It also had a skidplate, and engine guards. It looked real nice. You may not get an exact...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-14-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 31,008
Posted By razcob
I don't like the jet boil, because you can't tell...

I don't like the jet boil, because you can't tell when it will be empty. Also, you need a flat surface, to keep it upright, and it is too easy to bump and knock over. I have seen people cross...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-28-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 14,938
Posted By razcob
Whatever tent you buy. BEFORE your trip, hose it...

Whatever tent you buy. BEFORE your trip, hose it down with water to test its water resistance. My friend bought a brand new Big Agnes, and it leaked bad. He exchanged that tent for the same model,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 743
Views: 85,622
Posted By razcob
I am a former BMW GSA owner and now own a KLR650....

I am a former BMW GSA owner and now own a KLR650. I gave up the overpriced parts and service experience. If the trade off was better reliability, it may be worth the investment.

After, I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-05-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 29,843
Views: 1,598,232
Posted By razcob
Need to borrow KLR Doohickey Tools

I am replacing the doohickey on a 97 KLR, and need the doohickey flywheel holder and remover.

I am in Powhatan, but can come to you.

I am willing to pay a 'rental' fee for the use.

Thanks.
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 38,094
Posted By razcob
I just have to have more on my list to win the...

I just have to have more on my list to win the prize. :rofl

My prize can be that you attach a picture of the hottest looking Indonesian woman you can find.
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 38,094
Posted By razcob
HS&E violations; no hand rails travel...

HS&E violations;

no hand rails
travel restraint system
fall arrest system
step platforms
hard hats
toe boards
no fall emergency access procedures
safety net
Forum: Beasts 09-03-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 13,730
Views: 4,739,979
Posted By razcob
This picture may reflect the Honda design. ...

This picture may reflect the Honda design.

http://www.pianetariders.it/2013/09/honda-xre-300-rally-2014-con-le-piste-del-sudamerica-nel-mirino-video/32651
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,054
Posted By razcob
Thanks for sharing your route. I am considering...

Thanks for sharing your route. I am considering this route next year, but I am not sure if the area provides stealth camping opportunities. $32 a night for tent camping is a turn off.

You have...
Forum: Beasts 08-30-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 27,804
Posted By razcob
I bought my bike used. The previous owner was...

I bought my bike used. The previous owner was the original owner, and had the BMW stamps in the service manual for every recommended service interval. I developed play in the final drive on a long...
Forum: Beasts 08-30-2013, 03:51 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 27,804
Posted By razcob
Thanks for saying this. I sold my GSA,...

Thanks for saying this.

I sold my GSA, because the unreliability took up most of my thoughts during a long ride and worrying about a possible '$1000 dealer final drive repair' took the fun out of...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-21-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 46,774
Posted By razcob
Virginia Law

18.2-128. Trespass upon church or school property.

A. Any person who, without the consent of some person authorized to give such consent, goes or enters upon, in the nighttime, the premises or...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-21-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 46,774
Posted By razcob
Virginia Law

18.2-125. Trespass at night upon any cemetery.

If any person, without the consent of the owner, proprietor or custodian, go or enter in the nighttime, upon the premises, property, driveways or...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 31,370
Posted By razcob
Awesome, another Yamaha 660 RR, that probably...

Awesome, another Yamaha 660 RR, that probably won't end due to a breakdown. The others know who you are. :rofl

Tell us about all the problems you aren't having.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-12-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By razcob
Need tent camping location in Huron National Forest

I am looking for a free tent camping location east of Grayling Michigan and in the Huron National Forest.

I am sure there are some good areas near there, but can anyone suggest a good spot?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,416
Posted By razcob
Buy one and tell us about your $1000 final drive...

Buy one and tell us about your $1000 final drive failure.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,797
Posted By razcob
+1. I bought a GS to take one f%$kin 5500 mile...

+1. I bought a GS to take one f%$kin 5500 mile trip. What could possibly go wrong?

I guess if they didn't charge outrageous prices for their parts, people would save money buying them one...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-23-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 14,404
Posted By razcob
Your camera makes the color look gay baby blue.

Your camera makes the color look gay baby blue.
Forum: Beasts 09-18-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2,102
Views: 554,710
Posted By razcob
If you click on Yamaha, they don't list the...

If you click on Yamaha, they don't list the XT660, ( which isn't offered in the US). I hope this isn't wishful thinking. I have plans to buy a Super Tenere, but would like to compare the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 36,583
Posted By razcob
Inspiring, can't wait. Tell us about your...

Inspiring, can't wait.

Tell us about your final drive failure...oops.......forget it........you're on a strom.:rofl
Forum: Beasts 09-14-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 33,228
Posted By razcob
Recently sold 2004 BMW r1150gsa, absolutely...

Recently sold 2004 BMW r1150gsa, absolutely not!!!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By razcob
How do you remove bolt/nut on BMW alum. panniers

I have a replacement hinge for the side BMW aluminum pannier (2004 BMW R1150GSA). Removing the bolt/nut appears straight forward, wrench and allen wrench, but the allen wrench (3) stripped the bolt....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,923
Posted By razcob
If you are looking for an exact replacement for...

If you are looking for an exact replacement for the BMW panniers. I bought a hinge,(C6-22) from Ugly Fish, Inc, Bunnell, Florida
(sales@uglyfishinc.com) for $19.45 plus $3.75 shipping.
Forum: Beasts 09-10-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 24,136
Views: 4,390,332
Posted By razcob
If not sell out, there would be one extra white...

If not sell out, there would be one extra white one in Virginia. That would be me.
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 85,746
Posted By razcob
BMW side case load is 22 pounds and the top case...

BMW side case load is 22 pounds and the top case is 11 pounds. The top case isn't half the size of the side case, so they are cautioning you. Who in the real world weighs their loaded bike?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 28,822
Posted By razcob
How much did the bike weigh loaded? Were you...

How much did the bike weigh loaded? Were you over gross vehicle weight? This thread is the reason I sold my GS. Worrying, takes all the fun out of a long trip.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 876
Posted By razcob
Bleh...tried one...soooo vanilla I couldn't stand...

Bleh...tried one...soooo vanilla I couldn't stand it.[/QUOTE]

Like someone said on here, "I would rather ride an bleh bike, than push an interesting one"
Forum: Americas 09-05-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,049
Posted By razcob
I think 45mph is the speed limit, in most...

I think 45mph is the speed limit, in most locations. Also, avoid the weekends and fall, the traffic can be frustrating.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,048
Posted By razcob
If the bike was running fine when COLD, then...

If the bike was running fine when COLD, then missing when HOT, I am guessing stick coil. This would rule out fuel, fuel filter, etc. I just went through this and it was a stick coil.

Also, both...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 876
Posted By razcob
[QUOTE Should I trade it for a...

[QUOTE

Should I trade it for a Tenereererererereeeeee? :rofl[/QUOTE]

Yes, it is what I am doing.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,020,307
Posted By razcob
BMW probably came out with a liquid cooled engine...

BMW probably came out with a liquid cooled engine after they developed a proprietary antifreeze/coolant that they can sell for three times the cost of anything else. And, it will void your warranty...
Forum: Beasts 08-31-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 129,377
Posted By razcob
http://www.cycleworld.com/2012/08/31/best-adventur...

http://www.cycleworld.com/2012/08/31/best-adventure-bike-yamaha-super-tenere/
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,203
Posted By razcob
I also experienced a numb right thumb. I bought...

I also experienced a numb right thumb. I bought grip wraps and a Bob's wrist wrest ($65). I just returned from a 5500 mile trip and they worked great.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By razcob
A clue concerning 04 GSA primary coil failure?

This is what helped me diagnose my failing primary coil on my 04 GSA (twin spark), so I wanted to get this out. During the diagnosis, the bike would operate normally when it was cold and then when...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,003
Posted By razcob
This is the same dilemma I had when I purchased...

This is the same dilemma I had when I purchased my 04 GSA in February of this year. The bank loan amount and NADA prices were much lower than the purchase price, so I had to pay the cash difference....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,028
Posted By razcob
Can you use BMW charger on Odyssey Battery?

I have a 7 month old Odyssey battery that replaced a BMW battery on my 04 GS. Can I use my BMW battery charger with the new Odyssey battery? I can't remember if the BMW was sealed or serviceable or...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,535
Posted By razcob
Heat on BMW pannier near muffler

To improve capacity for this years trip, I am considering removing the side BMW aluminum panniers and securing a drybag in there place. However, there is not much gap between the aluminum panniers...
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 886
Posted By razcob
Recommendations: Portable FM radio

I am looking for a new portable FM radio to replace my Grundig Mini 300. I was not pleased with the Mini 300, and it seemed the stations would fade after a while.

I would like a radio that has...
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