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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-16-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By tripleseven
Thanks TO Bruce for wanting to help out. Due to...

Thanks TO Bruce for wanting to help out. Due to the unusually small battery that the KTM had, for some reason Kragen happened to have an ATV or powersports battery which fit perfectly.

The ride...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-14-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By tripleseven
Stranded Rider, Arcata Eureka California Area - needs Battery, KTM or similar

If anyone in the Arcata, Eureka area could help out with a battery for my friend Dan Driver, he would make it worth your while. He is stuck in Arcata till Monday as no shops or dealers are opened on...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 17,508
Posted By tripleseven
I bought my 1st at 27, it was the 1996 1100 GS. I...

I bought my 1st at 27, it was the 1996 1100 GS. I bought and sold other ADV bikes over the years and keep going back to the 1150 GSA. I am currently on my 4th.
Forum: Beasts 04-30-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,209
Posted By tripleseven
Excellent, thank you!! I am stoked, at taking the...

Excellent, thank you!! I am stoked, at taking the scenic route home on it :norton
Forum: Beasts 04-30-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,209
Posted By tripleseven
Triumph 800 XC Owners - A few Questions

If you own a 2012 XC, can you please help me out with these questions:

1. Does the 2012 800 XC have a factory installed Powerlet or any other power outlet for instant plugin of a GPS?
2. May be...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-11-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,622,745
Posted By tripleseven
These 2 get my votes... simply because the rider...

These 2 get my votes... simply because the rider is me. :1drink
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-18-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 897
Posted By tripleseven
Yup, hit the big 3 this wknd. Sunday: Sonora...

Yup, hit the big 3 this wknd.
Sunday: Sonora and Tioga
Monday: Carson

Barely anyone on the road on Monday too. I swear, these roads never get old on a beautiful sunny day. :1drink
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-18-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 386
Posted By tripleseven
Seat Shaving Service Recommendation in San Francisco?

Anyone know of a good seat shaving service in the San Francisco Bay Area with references? I have an amazing Renazco tall seat and need about 2 inches shaved without the 4 month wait. I have neglected...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-17-2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,422
Posted By tripleseven
I am in, will drop off 990 in the pm.

I am in, will drop off 990 in the pm.
Forum: Vendors 11-16-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,597
Posted By tripleseven
I just purchased 3 items from these guys. The...

I just purchased 3 items from these guys. The customer service is top notch. The guy even went out of his way to measure knee pads to make sure they would fit inside my boots. Who does that??? COOL...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-28-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,827
Posted By tripleseven
Just got back from a 6 hour ride, where were...

Just got back from a 6 hour ride, where were you??

:freaky:rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 06-27-2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,827
Posted By tripleseven
Cool, thanks for the heads up. Might have to try...

Cool, thanks for the heads up. Might have to try some out.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-27-2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,827
Posted By tripleseven
I would also dig hearing some feedback on those...

I would also dig hearing some feedback on those tires. Been contemplating changing out the Dunlops for more 50/50 road/dirt.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-26-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,827
Posted By tripleseven
Certainly the one tool none of us should have to...

Certainly the one tool none of us should have to live without!
Forum: Orange Crush 06-26-2009, 06:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,827
Posted By tripleseven
Exactly why I posted the thread! :rofl

Exactly why I posted the thread! :rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 06-26-2009, 03:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,827
Posted By tripleseven
Tools required to take off wheels at home, KTM 990

sorry for the rookie question, though I am only a rookie when it comes to at home maintenance.

are there any special tools required that the KTM 990 does not come with to take off both front and...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-29-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By tripleseven
Yup, they all are. Confirmed this today with Don...

Yup, they all are. Confirmed this today with Don at Scuderia West. But the sticker is in a really odd place, underneath the tank on the right side.

Thanks all!
Forum: Orange Crush 04-28-2009, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By tripleseven
Any idea where the emission sticker on a 990 is?...

Any idea where the emission sticker on a 990 is? I had the guy check the head area and all he could find was the one that talked about Safety. But what he could make out from the wording before it...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-28-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By tripleseven
Are 2007 990's 50 state complacent for emmissions?

Hey got a quick questions re: the new 990's. As most of you may know, in order to register an out of state bike in California, the bike either has to be a 50 state bike vs a 49 state bike, or have at...
Forum: Americas 09-24-2008, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,085
Posted By tripleseven
I am not dead set on Vegas, there will be plenty...

I am not dead set on Vegas, there will be plenty of celebration at the wedding. :beer

Route 1 through Caliente and Cedar City looks to be the best bet.
Awesome stuff guys, thank you. Also thanks...
Forum: Americas 09-24-2008, 12:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,085
Posted By tripleseven
Bay Area to Zion Natl Park, via Yosemite, Death Valley, Las Vegas? Route Suggestions

I am going to be attending a good friends wedding in Hurricane, Utah. This small town is about 26 miles away from Zion National Park.

I plan on leaving San Francisco on thursday ride to Yosemite...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-14-2007, 10:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,282
Posted By tripleseven
I have had my share of over the meter violations....

I have had my share of over the meter violations. If its not something obvious such as a handicap zone or street cleaning, contest it. Especially if it was in downtown. The rate of malfunctioning...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2007, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,119
Posted By tripleseven
I know, but I am just sayin'....

I know, but I am just sayin'....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2007, 05:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,119
Posted By tripleseven
That headlight conversion is badass. Having owned...

That headlight conversion is badass. Having owned an FZ1, they look just like 1st gen FZ1 headlights.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2007, 05:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,119
Posted By tripleseven
Ricky, funny that you post this in my thread, as...

Ricky, funny that you post this in my thread, as I contacted you via BARF on this very topic as well as getting some Ricky bars. Sadly, I never heard back from you after my last PM. zerogravity is my...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2007, 05:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,119
Posted By tripleseven
Thanks for all the feedback. One of my main...

Thanks for all the feedback. One of my main motivators in researching this is not only cause the 1100 headlight sucks, but it looks like crap. Its a big burly GS, but its still a motorcycle and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2007, 06:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,119
Posted By tripleseven
Anyone do a 1150 headlight/beak/grill swap on an 1100 GS?

I was wondering if anyone has, or knows of anyone, that has done a 1150 front end swap on an 1100 GS. I love my 1100, its set up very well with Ohlins suspension, bags, Remus pipe, etc. I have been...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2007, 11:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 440
Posted By tripleseven
Changing Headlight Bulbs on the R1100 GS

nevermind, found out how to do it.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2007, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By tripleseven
Will do!

Will do!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2007, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By tripleseven
Thank you gentlemen. Makes perfect sense. Sorry...

Thank you gentlemen. Makes perfect sense. Sorry for the repeat thread, I honestly thought this was an oddity. (Bows down in shame)

:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2007, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By tripleseven
Question 1995 R1100GS: Lifted tank to recharge battery, bike barely idles, what happened?

I have a weird stuttering happening with my 95 GS. I lifted the plastic tank to get to the battery, and immediately noticed that some gas spilled. I didnt make anything of it, as when I put the tank...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-01-2006, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 723
Posted By tripleseven
I posted this over a week ago, and we have not...

I posted this over a week ago, and we have not left yet. our camping is secured, LAST CHANCE. I will PM you my phone number.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-30-2006, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 723
Posted By tripleseven
Good to know, thanks!

Good to know, thanks!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-30-2006, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 723
Posted By tripleseven
While all the camping spots will be taken, we...

While all the camping spots will be taken, we have one reserved in Myers Flat through Tuesday. :roflUsal has a lot of spots on the beach too, looks like a tent city. I am not worried one bit.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-26-2006, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 723
Posted By tripleseven
Riders Wanted: Usal Road, Lost Coast, July 1-4th

Were doing a wknd trip to the Lost Coast July 1-4th. Going to hit Usal Road, camp there somewhere, and ride Kings Mtn Road and do some exploring around the area for a few days. On monday we are...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2006, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By tripleseven
1995 R1100 GS question

I had a 1996 back in the day with 30K miles on it, and sold it to get a sport tourer. I am now ready to get back into the GS game. I have found a 1995 GS with 62K miles on it, that the owner claims...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2004, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 781
Posted By tripleseven
Great, thanks for the info. That was my biggest...

Great, thanks for the info. That was my biggest concern, whether to stick with regular or synthetic. These are completely different machines than the japanese rockets I am used to riding. Will take...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2004, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 781
Posted By tripleseven
30,000 mile maintenance and Oil Change on 1996 R1100GS

I found the maintenance manual in the hall of wisdom and am going to do my 30,000 maintenance on my *new to me* 1996 R1100 GS myself. What it does not list is the following:

Oil Type - whether...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2004, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,117
Posted By tripleseven
Thanks for the tips. I replaced the battery...

Thanks for the tips. I replaced the battery without taking the tank off completely last night. :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2004, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,117
Posted By tripleseven
Proper Tank Removal Procedures for 1996 BMW 1100 GS

hi,

new to the forum, and new to bmw's. i got a 1996 and I love it. i did a search on the forum, and it turned up nothing, so please be easy on me with the *repost* or *do a searhc* replies.
...
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