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Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,635
Posted By GRBTA
Great job! I loved it. A great tour of Oz. :clap

Great job! I loved it. A great tour of Oz. :clap
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-03-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,320
Posted By GRBTA
I tried my iPhone and it didn't work for me. It...

I tried my iPhone and it didn't work for me. It navigates ok, but I kept loosing cell towers in remote places. I like the devoted GPS unit because I have found it easier to navigate, plan routes...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,607
Posted By GRBTA
Tank Capacity

2004 GSA. Filled it on the center stand to the bottom of the filler
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,607
Posted By GRBTA
Tank Capacity

I ran it dry it stopped. Added 7.86 gals - 315 miles - 40.1 mpg "around town" here in San Diego. Estimate 40% on freeways doing 70 mph.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By GRBTA
Good job!

Thanks
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 04-07-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,444
Posted By GRBTA
thanks good report, im heading that way this...

thanks good report, im heading that way this summer.
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,118
Posted By GRBTA
Talking Never had anything taken, left a lot of stuff here and there

I've never had anything stolen, ridden throughout US Canada & some in Mexico. I routinely leave my jacket thrown over my tank/handlebars and helmet on the mirror. I have to admit once in a while I...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 791
Views: 103,627
Posted By GRBTA
'04 1150gsa

Not an impressive number of miles only 36K but I've got great memories, 3 trips to Alaska from San Diego and following the Oregon/Mormon trail - on the trail! ...
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,718
Posted By GRBTA
Whoa I shoulda reduced the size of that picture!

Whoa I shoulda reduced the size of that picture!
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,718
Posted By GRBTA
I have a Northface dry bag that is yellow and...

I have a Northface dry bag that is yellow and looks a lot like the blue bag seen below. It is a great bag but it will leak if I put it on the wrong way or if the straps buckle the zipper, I solve...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,208
Posted By GRBTA
Great Job!

Great Job!
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-15-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,165
Posted By GRBTA
Great Job, enjoyed it

Great Job, enjoyed it
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-22-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 966
Posted By GRBTA
Great comparison!

Good job REV, exactly what I was looking for, (although I didn't start the thread) the links were very informative appreciate your time and effort! :clap
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2009, 08:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 15,314
Posted By GRBTA
Replacing my EXP's with Conti Trail Attack

I am replacing my tourance exp's with TAs. I ran through the exp in about 3,500 miles. A little disappointing, I'm heading for Idaho/BC late summer early fall planning on about 5,000 miles 10%...
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2009, 02:04 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,004
Posted By GRBTA
BC, <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city...

BC, <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Yukon</st1:city>, <st1:state w:st="on">AK-</st1:state></st1:place> I could go back every year and not feel like I was repeating or missing...
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,004
Posted By GRBTA
Great report, thanks. So - would Modok do the...

Great report, thanks. So - would Modok do the ride - probably not as he was only designed for one thing...
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2009, 03:43 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,004
Posted By GRBTA
Great Report! Enjoyed the "trip" :clap We...

Great Report! Enjoyed the "trip" :clap

We stopped just on the other side of the Yukon River on the Dalton and got talking to a truck driver said he had been driving the route to Prudhoe Bay for...
Forum: Ride reports 12-17-2008, 09:20 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,698
Posted By GRBTA
Wink Would love to see it, I live in San Diego so that...

Would love to see it, I live in San Diego so that could be tough, any chance you'd consider posting the presentation or a link to it?
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2008, 03:13 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 66,824
Posted By GRBTA
Great Report! Thanks

Great Report! Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2008, 01:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,709
Posted By GRBTA
In June I rode to AK from Seattle with the new...

In June I rode to AK from Seattle with the new Tourance EXP, 4300 miles and they were shot! We did about 1,000 miles off road. I've used the old Metzler Tourance and got about 7,500 miles doing the...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2008, 03:58 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,698
Posted By GRBTA
Great report! Hope to follow the route next year.

Great report! Hope to follow the route next year.
Forum: Trip Planning 11-04-2008, 02:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,385
Posted By GRBTA
A quote from Dr. Seuss says it best - ...

A quote from Dr. Seuss says it best -
Congratulations!
Today is your day.



You're off to Great Places!
You're off and away!
You have brains in your head.
You have feet in your shoes
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2008, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,042
Posted By GRBTA
Great report, I've ridden the same road twice...

Great report, I've ridden the same road twice heading into Canada and the Icefield Highway. Next time you're up there ride highway 12 from Lolo, ID to Lewiston, ID it has to be the best 200 miles of...
Forum: Canada 10-28-2008, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By GRBTA
Do you know the title yet? We're considering...

Do you know the title yet? We're considering that trip during the summer of '09. Do you have any news on the supposed road from Goose Bay to Cartwright?
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2008, 09:53 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 43,032
Posted By GRBTA
I've owned this bag for about 4 years and I've...

I've owned this bag for about 4 years and I've never thought of that! That is a great simple solution!!:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2008, 03:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,742
Posted By GRBTA
Sounds like what you pay is dependent on where...

Sounds like what you pay is dependent on where you are in the country? I've heard that BMW car dealers are reluctant to sell their cars to individuals outside their trade area, does this apply to...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2008, 03:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,742
Posted By GRBTA
Now this takes me out of my depression!

Now this takes me out of my depression!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2008, 02:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,742
Posted By GRBTA
Thanks, well I expected as much, you do have the...

Thanks, well I expected as much, you do have the satisfaction of owning a great bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2008, 02:25 PM
Replies: 791
Views: 103,627
Posted By GRBTA
2004 R1150 Gsa

31K, no problems. Two burned out tail light bulbs, the O-ring at the oil filler disintegrated and for some reason the fuel quick connect broke and leaked - replaced the plastic one with a brass...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2008, 01:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,742
Posted By GRBTA
Wicked What are dealers getting for 1200 GSA these days?

I am wondering if anyone has purchased a new 1200 GSA in the last few months and if the economy has put any pressure on pricing? I am thinking of finally selling my 04 1150 GSA and buying a new one....
Forum: Americas 09-12-2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 964
Posted By GRBTA
I hope the "restoration" is just your bike and...

I hope the "restoration" is just your bike and not you!? Parts are cheap compared to appendage, sorry to hear about your oops!:cry
Forum: Trip Planning 09-11-2008, 10:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,197
Posted By GRBTA
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type"...

<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"><meta name="ProgId" content="Word.Document"><meta name="Generator" content="Microsoft Word 11"><meta name="Originator"...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 09-09-2008, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,525
Posted By GRBTA
Awesome! We were there on parts of your ride...

Awesome! We were there on parts of your ride during the same period, June 23 to July 10. Thanks for the tracks.
Forum: Trip Planning 08-27-2008, 03:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,534
Posted By GRBTA
I am not a diabetic, but I am sorry about your...

I am not a diabetic, but I am sorry about your problem. Igloo made a small electic cooler that plugged into a 12V socket, it carried 9 - 12 oz cans. I think it was called the Igloo Mobile Mate 9,...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-27-2008, 03:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,197
Posted By GRBTA
I made the trip from San Diego to AK in June/July...

I made the trip from San Diego to AK in June/July it was our second trip. I wore my Rallye Pro jacket and pants, kept me comfortable and I trusted the armor in it - but I have never been down at any...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2008, 03:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,515
Posted By GRBTA
I own a 1150 GSA and K1200RS. Love them both for...

I own a 1150 GSA and K1200RS. Love them both for different reasons. There are times I am on the GS in the middle of no-where on some empty winding road wishing I was on my K bike, there are other...
Forum: Americas 08-21-2008, 10:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,095
Posted By GRBTA
We just returned from 14 days on the back roads...

We just returned from 14 days on the back roads of BC & the Yukon we had about 5200 miles with about 500 on dirt and questionable "paved" roads. This is a picture of a buddy's bike who went with us...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2008, 09:44 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,365
Posted By GRBTA
Laugh Morriswf: Absolutely be safe in Iraq! Look for...

Morriswf: Absolutely be safe in Iraq! Look for one of the diesel KLR's over there - you might be able to have some fun in the middle of your terror!
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2008, 02:09 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,365
Posted By GRBTA
I am still laughing... :roflI love this thread!

I am still laughing... :roflI love this thread!
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2008, 08:55 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,365
Posted By GRBTA
I like the bars that my grandmother had with the...

I like the bars that my grandmother had with the sea shells & seahorses in them, makes me think I'm riding the coast...:clap
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