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Forum: Equipment 03-25-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,523
Posted By byathread
Crossed Nebraska when it was 105... It helped to...

Crossed Nebraska when it was 105... It helped to have a buff around my neck that I'd soak with my Camelback hose while riding and in a sink at stops in A/C gas station bathrooms... opening the back...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,287
Posted By byathread
Buy Mine!

It would serve you well for an awesome trip back, too... It'd be a great bike for the bay area. She's ready to go, check it out here (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=900581). Southwest...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 719
Posted By byathread
+1

Yep, Spiegler's are great. Any good quality braided will be a huge improvement!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,747
Posted By byathread
Go with an Odyssey

For what it's worth, I put an odyssey in my 98 1100GS 3 years and 3 months ago and haven't touched it since. I like riding and having my alternator charge the battery. Starts every time. A little...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-18-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12,266
Views: 957,174
Posted By byathread
I would expect nothing less from my hometown...

I would expect nothing less from my hometown brethren.
Pittsburgh and its people rock...
http://www.homage.com/store/pittsburgh/city-of-champions
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By byathread
I traded the corbin that came with my 1100 for a...

I traded the corbin that came with my 1100 for a sergeant done stock pan. Can ride it all day long for days on end in superb comfort...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-14-2010, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3,924
Views: 250,385
Posted By byathread
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 899,780
Posted By byathread
+1 Awesome coffee from this thing, learned about...

+1 Awesome coffee from this thing, learned about it from ADVrider!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-07-2009, 06:54 PM
Replies: 12,266
Views: 957,174
Posted By byathread
Nice Grab Ernie! Picture of the house is sweet,...

Nice Grab Ernie! Picture of the house is sweet, too. You got almost all of that awesome Sycamore tree!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-06-2009, 01:55 PM
Replies: 12,266
Views: 957,174
Posted By byathread
The Quaker who lived here could make one hell of...

The Quaker who lived here could make one hell of a Windsor Chair.

http://lh6.ggpht.com/_U-TUvBXxdb4/Sxwjrudn3zI/AAAAAAAABjg/09AeS4JJTGk/s640/December%20Tagging%20004.jpg

Should be easy enough...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-06-2009, 01:46 PM
Replies: 12,266
Views: 957,174
Posted By byathread
Got it! ...

Got it!

http://lh5.ggpht.com/_U-TUvBXxdb4/Sxwjp62Ni5I/AAAAAAAABjU/BOEep6YbuSw/s640/December%20Tagging%20001.jpg

Good cheeseburger and B&Wmilkshake, thanks for the suggestion. I'll post up the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-04-2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3,924
Views: 250,385
Posted By byathread
Indeed... I'm going for it over the weekend,...

Indeed... I'm going for it over the weekend, provided this kidney stone doesn't completely debilitate me. The brisk ride would do me some good!
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2009, 08:15 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 899,780
Posted By byathread
Good Heated Gear

Gerbing T5 Heated Gloves and Heated Jacket Liner using a Portable Dual Temp-Controller hookup directly to the battery. If you don't ride heated and want to, put it on your list of must haves. It...
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2009, 05:09 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 899,780
Posted By byathread
Bought one and have used it after installing a...

Bought one and have used it after installing a plug on a cross country trip and many times since to top off the tires on the bike and on my truck. First ran it to up the psi in some airbags on my...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,622
Posted By byathread
I've got an A-2 rear and regular front, both H...

I've got an A-2 rear and regular front, both H rated. They perform well in the wet for me, but, I've never ridden a heavy pig with TKCs before to know how bad the pucker is. :yikes

I'm on the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-17-2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 12,266
Views: 957,174
Posted By byathread
OLD Chapel!!! Midnight grab? <img...

OLD Chapel!!! Midnight grab?

<img src=http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/hickoryrun/hickoryrun_historicchapel.jpg>
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-09-2009, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12,266
Views: 957,174
Posted By byathread
Cool bridge! Roebling right through there... ...

Cool bridge! Roebling right through there... Looks like you could float a boat through there if it was filled with water!

Shouldawouldacoulda...

<img...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-12-2009, 10:17 AM
Replies: 12,266
Views: 957,174
Posted By byathread
Me too... Only ~360 miles round trip... Nice...

Me too... Only ~360 miles round trip... Nice tag glide06!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2009, 10:41 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 106,708
Posted By byathread
Mine just got done kicking some ass...

Came from Seattle, WA to Yardley, PA. Fully loaded in southern WY I had her going 120 indicated sustained for about 40 miles... Love this bike! Rode in to work this morning and it was a great...
Forum: Americas 05-03-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 463
Posted By byathread
PHL to SEA to Bucks County 5/21-5/31

The second leg is going to be the good part. Riding the bike back through WA, ID, MT, WY, and CO is what I'm really excited about and I want to take my time enjoying those beautiful states. To...
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 899,780
Posted By byathread
Nose Hair trimmer...

A lovely device:

<img src=http://groommate.com/components/com_virtuemart/shop_image/product/Groom_Mate_Plati_4964bd049a1e3.jpg>

http://www.groommate.com/

Precision piece of kit for the ol...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-24-2009, 06:36 AM
Replies: 12,266
Views: 957,174
Posted By byathread
You really wouldn't believe the antics on quads...

You really wouldn't believe the antics on quads and dirtbikes within the city limits of Philadelphia. It's amazing. I used to live near the Melrose Diner in south philly and you'd see quads and...
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2009, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 899,780
Posted By byathread
+1 Nothing worse than a dull hook!!!

+1

Nothing worse than a dull hook!!!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-08-2009, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12,266
Views: 957,174
Posted By byathread
He has until the end of the day tomorrow at...

He has until the end of the day tomorrow at least, gents! :deal

This game is awesome! Can't wait to get my scoot back here to play!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2009, 08:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,423
Posted By byathread
Talking Pardon my french...

Cause BMWs, especially GSs, are fucking awesome machines!

:bert

Ride the others, then ride the GS. If it's right for you, you'll get it. Even better get an old one that has been well sorted...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By byathread
I weigh about 170 lbs! :clap Need to look at...

I weigh about 170 lbs! :clap

Need to look at that number on the springs! Thanks for the advice, everyone...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-31-2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12,266
Views: 957,174
Posted By byathread
I know where that is!

Really can't wait to play this game! Started reading from the beginning and have worked my way through. Learned some cool spots in PA, for sure. Tag-o-Rama is awesome.

Until then; then being...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2009, 08:20 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 39,194
Posted By byathread
Overzealous early on...

Got pretty cocky on the FZ1 after a few thousand miles. Dumb. Dragged a peg going around switchbacks my first trip up Mt. Palomar on a hot summer day... With many CA twistys under my belt I really...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By byathread
Question Ohlins question

Got a set of Ohlins when I bought my bike. Condition unknown. Bike had 26K on it when I got it, PO said he took them off due to ride height diff from stock.

Do I:
A) Put the Ohlins on as is
B)...
Forum: Americas 03-06-2009, 07:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,905
Posted By byathread
Baja

Granted, Mexico is in the midst of a really terrible and violent drug related power struggle. Baja isn't where it's happening. I used to go down there all the time to camp/surf when I lived in San...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2009, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,169
Posted By byathread
Pulled the trigger!

Pulled the trigger!
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2009, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 899,780
Posted By byathread
Kershaw K.O. Leek Pocket Knife

http://www.emergencyoptions.com/catalog/product.aspx?ItemCode=K1660VIB

Some people don't like the "gay pride" color scheme, but, I think it's pretty cool. This is the best knife I've ever owned. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,715
Posted By byathread
This was in an 02 Tacoma, by the way. I wouldn't...

This was in an 02 Tacoma, by the way. I wouldn't trust the shitty comp tailgate in the newer models. Not sure which you have.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,715
Posted By byathread
Never did it with the GS. The fz1 with a full...

Never did it with the GS. The fz1 with a full tank was just as heavy. I used two ramps: main/ middle (tied or bolted securely as others have said) for me and the bike and the other for my left foot....
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,169
Posted By byathread
Avocet, You think you'd need the grip...

Avocet,

You think you'd need the grip heaters at all? I didn't think these were available until 2/24/09 in North America?

What's your 20?
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2009, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,169
Posted By byathread
10Cup, I'm guessing the liners offer little...

10Cup,

I'm guessing the liners offer little protection other than thermal, correct?
If so, that's too risky for my meat hooks...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2009, 11:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,169
Posted By byathread
Gerbing T5 Heated Gloves

I've been looking at Gerbing's heated glove offerings the past week or so and on Friday, the Classic disappeared from the website and the T5 came up in it's place. I like them better than the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2007, 10:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,468
Posted By byathread
Point taken. I'm just glad no one tried to stuff...

Point taken. I'm just glad no one tried to stuff me into Lederhosen!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2007, 10:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,468
Posted By byathread
That was what I was doing. Kinda funny, I...

That was what I was doing. Kinda funny, I thought I was being hard on it and that was why I couldn't get a smooth, non rattling/crackling shift.
Now, anything over 3500RPM is smooth going. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2007, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,468
Posted By byathread
Lovin' the GS!

Rode from Seattle to Leavenworth, WA this past Saturday on my '98 GS. Leavenworth is a cheesy little Bavarian-Style Villiage. Oktoberfest was in full swing and people were everywhere. Kind of a...
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