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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-03-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10,615
Views: 3,532,864
Posted By tarheel rider
Sweet ride, you will enjoy that!

Sweet ride, you will enjoy that!
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 561,742
Posted By tarheel rider
I have an '09 and I did it myself and didn't need...

I have an '09 and I did it myself and didn't need the longer brake line. So it was a piece of cake. I also got the risers that had longer screws pre-tapped so the ABS could go back over the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-31-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10,615
Views: 3,532,864
Posted By tarheel rider
Ready for the New Year! Safe travels inmates!

http://i1372.photobucket.com/albums/ag355/jfmoore430/PC300004_zps671d6d07.jpg (http://s1372.photobucket.com/user/jfmoore430/media/PC300004_zps671d6d07.jpg.html)
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,263
Posted By tarheel rider
Jim, beautiful build! You are the guy I want to...

Jim, beautiful build! You are the guy I want to buy a used bike from! Are you ready to sell this one yet? Safe travels in the New Year!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-29-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 10,615
Views: 3,532,864
Posted By tarheel rider
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-28-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 10,615
Views: 3,532,864
Posted By tarheel rider
And the farkling begins! Even got heaters and...

And the farkling begins! Even got heaters and fans so you can sit in the garage and feel like you are on the road! Call it testing the farkles. Very nice bike!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,898
Posted By tarheel rider
What a fine Christmas present! Merry Christmas...

What a fine Christmas present! Merry Christmas inmates!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,898
Posted By tarheel rider
That is the prettiest of the BMW bikes IMO! Love...

That is the prettiest of the BMW bikes IMO! Love the tank design, thought about having 2 of them.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-22-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 10,615
Views: 3,532,864
Posted By tarheel rider
Nice!!!!

Nice!!!!
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 561,742
Posted By tarheel rider
I am 6'4" and asked for the additional height. A...

I am 6'4" and asked for the additional height. A local welder added 1" to my center stand and I just mounted it...perfect!
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 561,742
Posted By tarheel rider
Yes, I plan on using the hockey puck solutio, ...

Yes, I plan on using the hockey puck solutio, thank you. Also much cheaper than buying a new stand.
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 561,742
Posted By tarheel rider
Need to lengthen the side stand on a 2009 G650...

Need to lengthen the side stand on a 2009 G650 GS. Does anyone know if the Sertao is a taller bike and is the side stand longer and compatible? I put Hyperpro shocks on and raised the bike 1" so...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-29-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,240
Posted By tarheel rider
Same here, just waiting to blast up for a hotdog...

Same here, just waiting to blast up for a hotdog from Raleigh!
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 561,742
Posted By tarheel rider
I think Race Tech also rebuilds shocks.

I think Race Tech also rebuilds shocks.
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 561,742
Posted By tarheel rider
I have heard of places that rebuild but I am not...

I have heard of places that rebuild but I am not sure you would want to. I just had Hyperpro's installed and the bike is night and day different! I am really glad that I did this!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-16-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,747
Posted By tarheel rider
This would have been better written if it was...

This would have been better written if it was said that the bikes that most of us ride have more capabilities than we have a need for or use. It is more a compliment to the machinery than a negative...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-10-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,240
Posted By tarheel rider
Hope you will be there in a couple of weeks! I...

Hope you will be there in a couple of weeks! I would hate to do the back of the Dragon for a PB&J at lunchtime from Raleigh, NC
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1,750
Views: 314,527
Posted By tarheel rider
What? You don't cook?

What? You don't cook?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-22-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 722
Posted By tarheel rider
If there is a bank lien on the bike usually the...

If there is a bank lien on the bike usually the title will be in the hands of the lender until paid off. I wouldn't do it! How big is the transaction? If <$2000 most anyone can arrange to borrow...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,257
Posted By tarheel rider
Is there an automatic compression release at the...

Is there an automatic compression release at the time of starting for these beasts? If there is some mechanism to release pressure and it is sticking at the start it could be the problem. Just...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-18-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 1,638
Views: 183,529
Posted By tarheel rider
I haven't gotten up there yet, just got...

I haven't gotten up there yet, just got everything done to change the bike over to more dirt than slab! Certainly willing to change my list from Rail-to-trails to BRC. Create a foundation and use...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,257
Posted By tarheel rider
Starter lag? Anyone else?

[emoji106][emoji106][emoji106]. The Duracell has a cca of 220, lower than the Yuasa but cranks like never before. Something about these batteries I am missing but all good now. So I am going fore a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,257
Posted By tarheel rider
My 2011 1200 GSA with 27k miles has gone through...

My 2011 1200 GSA with 27k miles has gone through 2 batteries and always seemed to groan when I hit the starter. Always started but seemed to have trouble turning the motor over. The last battery...
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1,750
Views: 314,527
Posted By tarheel rider
Hat's off to you!

I have thoroughly enjoyed your great adventure! Wrap it up safely with a lifetime of memories! Next year I plan on NC to NFLD, Labrador, Quebec.......across the great expanse to Vancouver then up...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 13,966
Posted By tarheel rider
Sweet!!!

Sweet!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 13,966
Posted By tarheel rider
Might buy GSA, but leery of BMW

Thank you Jim! Oh, and the DVD on my Camhead is far more valuable than what I paid for it!
Forum: Ride reports 10-09-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1,750
Views: 314,527
Posted By tarheel rider
John & Oswald, the pink flamingo, wish you and...

John & Oswald, the pink flamingo, wish you and Gregory safe travels home!

http://i1372.photobucket.com/albums/ag355/jfmoore430/Oswald_zps50d7276e.jpeg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-07-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,712
Posted By tarheel rider
I am told that federal tickets do not get...

I am told that federal tickets do not get reported to your insurance. But I was also told to not contest them, they will send their lawyers to find you! Just pay up!
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1,750
Views: 314,527
Posted By tarheel rider
So glad you got to Peggy's Cove now come on down...

So glad you got to Peggy's Cove now come on down to the Carolinas for some warmth at the beach and the mountain twisties like the tale of the dragon!
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,750
Views: 314,527
Posted By tarheel rider
Did the Digby ferry last year and it was 2 times...

Did the Digby ferry last year and it was 2 times a day? Make sure to catch Peggy's Cove just south of Halifax.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 13,966
Posted By tarheel rider
Wow, tough question! All are very good and...

Wow, tough question! All are very good and capable! I ended up with the GSA because I am tall and have pain in my knee if the legs are cocked too much. fJ, I demoed at Daytona bike week. Concours...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1,750
Views: 314,527
Posted By tarheel rider
Yea, Hot Pockets! I knew you would come around!

Yea, Hot Pockets! I knew you would come around!
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,548
Posted By tarheel rider
I agree that winter is not the problem here! A...

I agree that winter is not the problem here! A mesh jacket in the summer is about the best you can do! To me we are in the best riding weather of the year now! Dehydration is a bigger problem than...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-28-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10,615
Views: 3,532,864
Posted By tarheel rider
a few pics of my 04 GSA

http://i1372.photobucket.com/albums/ag355/jfmoore430/P9090002_zpsa0cd42c3.jpg (http://s1372.photobucket.com/user/jfmoore430/media/P9090002_zpsa0cd42c3.jpg.html)

Just came back from the Dragon,...
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,548
Posted By tarheel rider
In the Raleigh, NC area and probably a little...

In the Raleigh, NC area and probably a little cooler than GA. I can handle most winter weather with good layering but, if you can, heated grips are the best!
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 561,742
Posted By tarheel rider
That would be close enough, specs on my 2009...

That would be close enough, specs on my 2009 G650gs is dry: 387 lbs. That is from BMW.
Forum: Trip Planning 09-25-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,480
Posted By tarheel rider
I don't understand the need for that frequency...

I don't understand the need for that frequency and would probably put Mobil 1 in it and do the trip! Done!
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1,750
Views: 314,527
Posted By tarheel rider
With you on that! I will be coming through next...

With you on that! I will be coming through next summer and will need to swap tires before I get to the Rock! I am watching and will remember who is helpful and who isn't! Enough resting....get...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-23-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,328
Posted By tarheel rider
I have reached the age of downsizing! My Royal...

I have reached the age of downsizing! My Royal Star fell on me in the garage and I needed help picking it up so I downsized to a 2011 BMW 1200 GSA but didn't factor in the 9 gallons high on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-23-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,328
Posted By tarheel rider
It's no different than the muscle cars that only...

It's no different than the muscle cars that only go to Dairy Queen on a clear Sunday with the top down. Many people buy to be part of a life they want to live but don't necessarily live it! I took...
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