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Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2006, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By Ron Melton
Anybody??

Thanks in advance:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2006, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By Ron Melton
Remus/Staintune

I want to replace the end can on my 12GS. I want a little sound , less weight, & better looks. I don't want to fiddle with the bike at all just bolt on the end can & ride. Which end can is loudest?...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2006, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,071
Posted By Ron Melton
Hooksta

I changed tires on the road this past june, & used the accessory outlet to power my 12 volt compressor, to inflate the tire & reseat the bead, it worked fine. BTW i've changed three tires on my 05GS...
Forum: Alaska 07-02-2006, 06:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,494
Posted By Ron Melton
bush pilot

Actually, we didn't go to the Artic Ocean, we returned south down the Dalton Highway ( from Deadhorse) in a hurry under the threat of rain. We didn't feel we had time to wait on the tour bus to go to...
Forum: Alaska 07-02-2006, 05:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,494
Posted By Ron Melton
mike,p

Just back from Prudhoe Bay, IMO it was really worth the trip, AK is a beautiful place & you need lots of time to take it all in. I'm looking forward to returning & exploring some places i didn't have...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2006, 04:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,439
Posted By Ron Melton
dhaynes

Does BMW sell this warranty?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2006, 04:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,156
Posted By Ron Melton
Bunjy

I changed my tire at a Hotel ( actually in Calgary) on my way back from Alaska earlier this month. I have three 16" tire irons, a Tyrepliers bead breaker, three plastic rim protectors, & a stripped...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2006, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,821
Posted By Ron Melton
daotoys1

I have BMW crash bars & BMW metal head protectors. I recently rode the Dalton highway to deadhorse & back. I wanted enough protection, that if i crashed the bike i would be able to pick it up & ride...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2006, 11:46 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 86,155
Posted By Ron Melton
gpothoven

Great trip report so far, i hope you mend up & are able to continue.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2006, 04:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,174
Posted By Ron Melton
Air/Tourances

32F/36R solo with no load on the bike. Getting 12,000 normally from the rear & 15,000 or so from the front. I recently got 8,000 from a rear Tourance on a trip to Deadhorse AK & back. I had 40 R &...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2006, 06:22 AM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 1,629,255
Posted By Ron Melton
My GS don't suck!

This 05 took me to Deadhorse Alaska & back, (5-20-06 to 6-11-06) 10369 miles, ran great! I checked the valves once at the 7,000 mile mark, changed the oil & filter & levered on a new rear Tourance,...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2006, 04:01 AM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 1,629,255
Posted By Ron Melton
Doc Rich

Very nice!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2006, 03:36 AM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,218,802
Posted By Ron Melton
761

The Micatech bags are GREAT, they even crash well. I lowsided at about 40 mph & only tore a slight hole in the left bag. No other damage, other than a little tweaking on the bags where they meet the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2006, 03:25 AM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,218,802
Posted By Ron Melton
Mr Gadget

We spent ah couple of days with Revcoman on this trip. He has a GREAT ride report, North by Northwest! This picture is of the three of us at the Cassiar /Alaskan Hwy Junction. I'm on the left...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2006, 03:32 AM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,218,802
Posted By Ron Melton
Ah Good Hoss!

Here's ah few shots of my GS1200 on my recent trip to Deadhorse Alaska. The GS really earned my respect, a 10369 mile round trip, the GS preformed flawlessly. If you are interested here's a link to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2006, 03:21 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 60,334
Posted By Ron Melton
Ghostryder

I like my Micatech side cases!!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v680/ronmelton/P2260181.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2006, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,144
Posted By Ron Melton
drcollie

You can do th job with ah bead breaker from these folks

http://www.tyrepliers.com.au/Products/bb105.htm

three 16" curved tire irons, & some plastic rim protectors i use windex for lube.
I...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2006, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,241
Posted By Ron Melton
alfaris

:D CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!! Nice photo you look Happy. I hope you enjoy that GSA.:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2006, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 884
Posted By Ron Melton
Talking Here ya go

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=67678&page=2&pp=10&highlight=rear+fluid+change
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2006, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By Ron Melton
David

I live in Memphis TN, if i can be any help to you let me know. Home phone # 901 366 6570, pager 901 533 9548. Good luck with yer GS, i have 12,000 miles on my 2005 GS, GREAT bike!!! I use th...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2006, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By Ron Melton
dilligaf02

Man yer post cracked me up!!! I'm still laughin:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2006, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By Ron Melton
elchulopadre

Thanks for th link, i have ah plastic one & it aint no good atall. Whut were they thinkin? Too bad they're 37$ but it's like everything else for th GS, overpriced, oh well if ya wanna play ya gotta...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2006, 04:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 908
Posted By Ron Melton
Tourance

Git th V, it's rated for more speed! I just changed the rear tourance at 11,400, it could have gone 12,000. :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2006, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By Ron Melton
brfinely

I made one from a allen socket & a hardened bolt.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v680/ronmelton/P4010252.jpg
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2006, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,761
Posted By Ron Melton
Jr356

www.extrmeoutback.com:D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2006, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By Ron Melton
Gadget Boy

I aint done th front axle yet, it may be way harder. Did you check my post out in equipment?:evil
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2006, 02:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By Ron Melton
Gadget Boy

I took my rear tire off today for th first time with a 8 " craftsman ratchet. 44 ft lbs really aint that much torque.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2006, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By Ron Melton
torque

rear tire 60 NM = 44 ft lbs:D
http://www.r1200gs.info/misc/torque.html
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2006, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,761
Posted By Ron Melton
tire changes in th field

Here's ah few shots of the bead breaker i recently got. I have a Harbor Freight tire changing tool but wanted some way to change tires on the road if necessary. The bead breaker & 16" tire irons did...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2006, 03:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,681
Posted By Ron Melton
My set up

This is my set up though i think the threads in the floor are probably better.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v680/ronmelton/P3290221.jpg
...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2006, 06:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,681
Posted By Ron Melton
Doug

Thanks for the Mojolever info, i'm ordering one.:evil You goin to Moonshine?
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2006, 08:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,681
Posted By Ron Melton
Doug

I drilled my garage floor & put concrete anchor bolts in to hold th Harbor Freight tire changer to th floor. Th bolts are called Red Heads 1/2 inch by 5". I unbolt th upright stand from th bottom...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2006, 05:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,865
Posted By Ron Melton
Rodney

I researched all types of bags for my GS1200. I am VERY satisfied with my Micatech bags after several long trips with them. They hold ah TON of stuff, waterproof, off or on in two minutes, with no...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2006, 03:38 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,811
Posted By Ron Melton
justin

I've had several bikes (15) including two sport bikes, CBR900RR, & YZFR1, also ah 97 GS1100. The GS1200 i have is amazing in the twistys, the brakes are the best i've experienced on any bike ever....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2006, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,218,802
Posted By Ron Melton
In the Ozarks

Here's ah shot of my GS overlooking th White River bridge, in th Ozark Mt. foothills this weekend.:D
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v680/ronmelton/P3180204.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2006, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,218,802
Posted By Ron Melton
Greg

Greg, I know of ah Greg Burger on th MTF board. Is that you?:eek1 BTW GREAT lookin GS!!!:D :wink: :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2006, 02:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,907
Posted By Ron Melton
Towjam

I also step up on the left peg & swing my right leg over the bike to mount & dismount while th bike is on th sidestand, bags or not. I'm 5'10".
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2006, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 856
Posted By Ron Melton
Emoto

Eyeball ta eyeball:lol3 :eek1 :D
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2006, 08:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 856
Posted By Ron Melton
here's another one

:lol3 :D :clap :wink: :evil :1drink :huh
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v680/ronmelton/P3040190.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2006, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 856
Posted By Ron Melton
The hole

I like to see photos through the rear drive hole, thought you folks would enjoy this. I know, i know, too much time on my hands, should be ridin, anyways:lol3 :D :evil :wink: :clap :huh :rofl ...
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