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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-03-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 21,386
Views: 1,557,044
Posted By MK_GS
Workin too much. Things just got mellowed...

Workin too much. Things just got mellowed though so I might actually get out. Last night I got my shocks off the GS for rebuild.

I haven't seen anyone forever. I only called Brauhausbier last...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-03-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 21,386
Views: 1,557,044
Posted By MK_GS
You can put in a clutch but brakes scare you? ...

You can put in a clutch but brakes scare you?

You can do it yourself.

I've had an 04 with whizzy brakes and various other non whizzy ABS beemers. It's easy.

look up the how tos on line...
Forum: Vendors 04-17-2011, 11:44 PM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 314,445
Posted By MK_GS
Like you need more damn praise Brady but the bags...

Like you need more damn praise Brady but the bags you made for me fit precisely how I drew them, work great, and appear to be durable as hell.

Had a great trip and every time I unpacked and...
Forum: Vendors 03-21-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 314,445
Posted By MK_GS
My bags just arrived- all of 'em. The...

My bags just arrived- all of 'em.

The quality looks excellent and Brady got them to me before I leave for a trip.

Thanks Brady. I'm cooking up what I want next in my head already.
Forum: Vendors 03-05-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 314,445
Posted By MK_GS
I just emailed Brady my (lousy) drawings and...

I just emailed Brady my (lousy) drawings and (long winded, rambling) description of what I want for liners.

Pretty damn cool to be able to sketch up exactly what I want and have somebody make it...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-26-2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 18,792
Posted By MK_GS
No I mean the minibike dude that was in the pack...

No I mean the minibike dude that was in the pack I was following fo a while until we got lost and a couple on a 125 or 200cc enduro that were trying to jumping off anything they could. Looked like...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-26-2010, 12:46 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 18,792
Posted By MK_GS
brauhausbier and I were putting around the scrap...

brauhausbier and I were putting around the scrap steel area trying to figure out where to go when the popo arrived. Being on smarmy and expensive Germanic dual sport behemoths we were allowed to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-12-2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 4,978
Posted By MK_GS
I'm jealous I can't be up in PDX for this dammit...

I'm jealous I can't be up in PDX for this dammit and Eric's just taunting me with emails about homemade sauce.

Bastards.

I'll just have my own BBQ.:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2008, 12:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,527
Posted By MK_GS
I was gonna say "and have to carry a waffle iron?...

I was gonna say "and have to carry a waffle iron? Just use your boot sole for the pattern" but then I remembered my boot soles are worn flat.

Racing slicks, that's the ticket!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2008, 06:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,527
Posted By MK_GS
I think that's what he's saying. But it was...

I think that's what he's saying.

But it was heavy duty truck bed liner paint, so that's OK. :rofl


I guess whatever keeps you on the road if you're out of duct tape.:clap
Forum: Orange Crush 09-14-2008, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 958
Posted By MK_GS
I was an independent adjuster for nearly 15...

I was an independent adjuster for nearly 15 years. Your approach would get nothing but muted laughter from my end of the phone.

There's no way in hell anybody with a brain is going to get an...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-14-2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 914
Posted By MK_GS
I moved from OR 2 years ago or so and I had to...

I moved from OR 2 years ago or so and I had to take a written test, open book. Piece of cake. Not sure about the most current rules- there has been some new stuff so check the Utah licensing sites.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-11-2008, 01:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 914
Posted By MK_GS
If anybody wants, you can have my old one. ...

If anybody wants, you can have my old one.

What's the definition of polygamy? Too many wives.
What's the definition of monogamy? Too many wives.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-11-2008, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 958
Posted By MK_GS
Yeah, that will scare the shit out of them. You...

Yeah, that will scare the shit out of them. You know, since they deal with lawyers EVERY DAY and have a HUGE LEGAL TEAM backing them up.:rofl

Just explain why their valuation is wrong, don't go...
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2008, 04:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,012
Posted By MK_GS
Hey cool I've met the guy who owns the company...

Hey cool I've met the guy who owns the company that made those fuel cells.
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2008, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By MK_GS
I always wondered if that brand was garbage. ...

I always wondered if that brand was garbage.

Any chance of you posting pics of your falling apart pair?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2008, 12:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,137
Posted By MK_GS
Why would you stand on your highway pegs? On...

Why would you stand on your highway pegs?

On the GS I just put my legs on the cylinders. Helps if your legs are long enough to not burn your boots on the exhaust.....


I have sparky pegs on...
Forum: Face plant 08-21-2008, 03:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,586
Posted By MK_GS
I haven't seen it but $9k sounds pretty damn high...

I haven't seen it but $9k sounds pretty damn high to me for the salvage price.

Ask to see the salvage bids you're bidding against, and whether those bids were based on inspection of the wrecked...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2008, 08:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By MK_GS
I've never seen anything approaching 11k miles on...

I've never seen anything approaching 11k miles on my GS (same size tires) with the Distanzias or the Tourance.

If I got 11k miles out of a set of tires and they didn't suck to ride on I'd be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2008, 11:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,527
Posted By MK_GS
Well, the 1088 has a main route that I hear has a...

Well, the 1088 has a main route that I hear has a lot of dirt on it, too. It's also a big scavenger hunt. Ride 50 miles, collect a bonus, ride 20 miles, repeat, etc.

I didn't want to do that, so...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2008, 02:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,527
Posted By MK_GS
Nice job. That drowsiness is a mother. Rode...

Nice job. That drowsiness is a mother.

Rode the UT 1088 last month, and the route I selected ended up being 1640 something in 26 hours, but we didn't get to leave until 7 in the morning, and had...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-22-2008, 04:39 PM
Replies: 21,386
Views: 1,557,044
Posted By MK_GS
Last time I saw you drink scotch I think you had...

Last time I saw you drink scotch I think you had to be carried off my patio.:rofl
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-22-2008, 04:34 PM
Replies: 21,386
Views: 1,557,044
Posted By MK_GS
Dammit why do you still have that picture so...

Dammit why do you still have that picture so handy?

I called an upholstery guy to fix it and he wouldn't call me back. I think I'm destined to be stuck with it forever. Sharpy just rubs off...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2008, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 832
Posted By MK_GS
I have an autoswitch running 40 watt Trail Tech...

I have an autoswitch running 40 watt Trail Tech SC4s on my 04 1150 RT. No problems. The SC4s replaced older TT HIDs that worked w/o problems.

You've either got a Canbus issue or a bad autoswitch...
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2008, 01:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,892
Posted By MK_GS
Is there any bike forum you haven't posted this...

Is there any bike forum you haven't posted this on?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2008, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 923
Posted By MK_GS
Bench test it before you install it. I had...

Bench test it before you install it.

I had a bad one out of the box. Dealer took good care of me but it was a pain to remove it and then I had to wire it all up neat and tidy again when the ...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2008, 07:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,130
Posted By MK_GS
TT says the SC4s melted their reflectors...

TT says the SC4s melted their reflectors slightly, causing the haze (and the white non-reflective areas on the reflectors).

They put in new lense/ xenon capsule assemblies and are shipping them...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2008, 03:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,065
Posted By MK_GS
I'm duplicating this from another post here where...

I'm duplicating this from another post here where I just put it-

I've had TT SCMR16 lights, they went foggy for no reason. About that time they came out with the SC4, so I bought a set, and when...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2008, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,130
Posted By MK_GS
I've had TT SCMR16 lights, they went foggy for no...

I've had TT SCMR16 lights, they went foggy for no reason. About that time they came out with the SC4, so I bought a set, and when they said the SCMR16 lens haze was a warranty issue, I had them...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2007, 10:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,942
Posted By MK_GS
Are you implying that it's OK for a dealer to...

Are you implying that it's OK for a dealer to give crappy service to somebody who didn't buy a bike from them, or who moved into their area and already owned a bike?

Service prices include profit....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2007, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 986
Posted By MK_GS
A picture of what it looks like and possibly of...

A picture of what it looks like and possibly of the part you can't get from BMW would be a big help.

What sort of button is it? Is it basically pushing on a microswitch, or does it have to be...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2007, 10:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,339
Posted By MK_GS
You already have the answer. The...

You already have the answer.




The fact that is the same technology that they have been running on that bike for the last 20 years.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2007, 10:21 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,942
Posted By MK_GS
Do they care? I don't think so. Here we...

Do they care? I don't think so.

Here we have Accolade, which has a terrible reputation and may or may not be digging their way out of that hole, I see contrasting reports. The service I've...
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2007, 11:04 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 64,761
Posted By MK_GS
Did BHB change his tire before or after giving...

Did BHB change his tire before or after giving passersby cavity searches?

(Nice gloves)
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2007, 01:27 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 64,761
Posted By MK_GS
He spent July hiding under a table at the New Old...

He spent July hiding under a table at the New Old Lompoc.
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2007, 01:54 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 64,761
Posted By MK_GS
Please sir, may I have some more?

Please sir, may I have some more?
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2007, 01:29 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 64,761
Posted By MK_GS
You both start posting pictures and this could...

You both start posting pictures and this could get good.
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2007, 01:21 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 64,761
Posted By MK_GS
See, now that's even funnier. The image of nice...

See, now that's even funnier. The image of nice guy Eric trying to look mad. :rofl


No pic of the crow- we were trying to get through Hell's Canyon before total darkness (an utter and complete...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2007, 05:16 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 64,761
Posted By MK_GS
I would have paid money to see BHB's face when he...

I would have paid money to see BHB's face when he found the puddle of "fuel" under his bike.

Damn crow impaled itself on my RT last week. Stuck to the mirror between it and the light bracket and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 64,761
Posted By MK_GS
That time lapse is weird. ...

That time lapse is weird.

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