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Forum: Face plant 12-18-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,823
Posted By rsimpson
:dunno Let her stop rolling first.

:dunno

Let her stop rolling first.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-20-2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 914
Posted By rsimpson
Check out parts in the Fleamarket! I posted it...

Check out parts in the Fleamarket! I posted it this morning. I'd link from here, but a mod might spank me!

Price is negotiable, try me!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-20-2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 914
Posted By rsimpson
Called Garmin and they confirmed what you said. ...

Called Garmin and they confirmed what you said. Thanks!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-20-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 914
Posted By rsimpson
City Navigator NT 2008 and Topo US 2008 on Multiple Computers

I imagine this has been covered before, but a search didn't turn up any results for me.

I am planning on selling my Garmin 60Csx and would like to include the City Navigator NT 2008 and Topo US...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2009, 12:52 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 21,149
Posted By rsimpson
Missing the point. You can't really prep a GS...

Missing the point. You can't really prep a GS for that... Best to avoid.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2009, 12:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,547
Posted By rsimpson
Can you do both?

Can you do both?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2009, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By rsimpson
what I want to know is how you're living and...

what I want to know is how you're living and riding in mid-air!

Elevation :D

Wow I'm unhelpful today...
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,634
Posted By rsimpson
Sold this to get a BMW GS. It was fun. ...

Sold this to get a BMW GS. It was fun.
http://rsimpson.smugmug.com/photos/226027557_gNCoK-L.jpg




and not a bad tourer either
http://rsimpson.smugmug.com/photos/249868332_sMf4P-L.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 954
Posted By rsimpson
This brings up another interesting option. Ever...

This brings up another interesting option. Ever since I got back into distance running, I've noticed my endurance on the bike has also improved. I would also look into staying/getting fitter as an...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,052
Posted By rsimpson
got the mirrors right:lol3

got the mirrors right:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,379
Posted By rsimpson
Just called my dealer and my 07GSA is also part...

Just called my dealer and my 07GSA is also part of the campaign.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,905
Posted By rsimpson
I've got the TT metal mesh version and there are...

I've got the TT metal mesh version and there are some shadows, but it's just something you get used to quickly. I imagine the clear plastic variety would protect better against the smaller stuff...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,403
Posted By rsimpson
How about a seal leak? Had my clutch...

How about a seal leak?


Had my clutch replaced (under warranty) at 23k miles because the main seal leaked engine oil onto the clutch.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 991
Posted By rsimpson
07 GSA Front: 16k miles, 36 psi Rear: ...

07 GSA

Front: 16k miles, 36 psi

Rear: 12k miles, 38 psi
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By rsimpson
Mine have had scratches for miles and miles.

Mine have had scratches for miles and miles.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 933
Posted By rsimpson
43,000 miles on my 07GSA. I still rides and...

43,000 miles on my 07GSA. I still rides and looks new
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2009, 02:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,506
Posted By rsimpson
http://rsimpson.smugmug.com/photos/306359944_8ENLz...

http://rsimpson.smugmug.com/photos/306359944_8ENLz-L.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,203
Posted By rsimpson
Here's my experience... You'll need to remove...

Here's my experience... You'll need to remove the headlight assembly (pay attention to the 3 clips). Once the headlight assembly is removed you'll have to remove the caps that seal the inside. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2009, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 721
Posted By rsimpson
+1 ...

+1



http://rsimpson.smugmug.com/photos/590935432_VHmRK-L.jpg




http://rsimpson.smugmug.com/photos/590935485_g3Mfe-L.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2009, 12:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,433
Posted By rsimpson
even without 2-up riding, the switch to a GS is...

even without 2-up riding, the switch to a GS is warranted. Motorcycles are an emotional purchase and don't necessarily have to be justified as long as the funds are there! Go for it.

I've got...
Forum: Europe 06-04-2009, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By rsimpson
Belle, I spoke with my dad and he told me...

Belle,

I spoke with my dad and he told me that we have actually just received soil from Andorra through a contact we made from couchsurfing.com, so we will no longer be needing it.
...
Forum: Face plant 06-04-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,601
Posted By rsimpson
Unfortunately, a 60 hp Ford Festiva is just as...

Unfortunately, a 60 hp Ford Festiva is just as dangerous as an H2 when being driven by an unattentive driver.

I'm 25 and can't imagine being 16 and learning to drive while texting. Cell phones...
Forum: Europe 06-04-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By rsimpson
Hi Belle, Yes! That would be great. ...

Hi Belle,

Yes! That would be great. Please visit the link below to fill out the volunteer form. photos and additional info from where you've collected the soil are more than welcome!
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-29-2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,156
Posted By rsimpson
This makes absolutely no sense to me. In what...

This makes absolutely no sense to me. In what way is this an insult to those that do it everyday? Maybe I'm missing something here...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-28-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,156
Posted By rsimpson
I too ride to work daily. In a perfect world,...

I too ride to work daily. In a perfect world, International Ride to Work Day would be every day, but the reality is that for the majority of motorcyclists, it's a weekend hobby. Any organized event...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-27-2009, 05:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,156
Posted By rsimpson
alright guys. We get it. You're all hardcore...

alright guys. We get it. You're all hardcore riders. Just support the cause.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2009, 12:10 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,873
Posted By rsimpson
:dunno What's wrong with making the GS...

:dunno

What's wrong with making the GS more reliable???
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,873
Posted By rsimpson
I would also opt for a better clutch.

I would also opt for a better clutch.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2009, 05:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,044
Posted By rsimpson
more pressure (at a certain point depending on...

more pressure (at a certain point depending on many factors) also negatively affects traction. Should always keep it at or under the max recommended pressure for the tire, not the bike. (So the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,233
Posted By rsimpson
Thanks. Anyone have any pics of GS-mounted...

Thanks. Anyone have any pics of GS-mounted blasters?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2009, 04:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,044
Posted By rsimpson
I got about 12k on the last rear and 16k on the...

I got about 12k on the last rear and 16k on the front. I could have gone longer. I am not too anal about checking tire pressure. Maybe once a week. 38 rear, 35 front.

EDIT* Forgot I've been...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,252
Posted By rsimpson
I'm 25 and have an 07 GSA. It's got about 42k...

I'm 25 and have an 07 GSA. It's got about 42k miles on it now and I use it for everything from daily commuting (60 miles/day) to weekend camping trips to multi-week road trips. One of my favorite...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,233
Posted By rsimpson
since the thread has kind of moved to Photon...

since the thread has kind of moved to Photon Blasters, where on your GSs are you installing them? Fork Legs? Crash Bars? 07GSA here..
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,288
Posted By rsimpson
Ha, GSs suck in the wind

Ha, GSs suck in the wind
Forum: Africa & Mid East 05-18-2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 939
Posted By rsimpson
Calling all Travelers! We need Dirt!

Hi Fellow Riders,

My dad is an artist in California and has been working on an art project over the past 8 years that involves collecting soil samples from all of the countries of the United...
Forum: Europe 05-18-2009, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By rsimpson
Calling all Travelers! I need dirt!

Hi Fellow Riders,

My dad is an artist in California and has been working on an art project over the past 8 years that involves collecting soil samples from all of the countries of the United...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-15-2009, 04:30 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,504
Posted By rsimpson
2005 Suzuki SV1000S vs. 2007 BMW R1200GS...

2005 Suzuki SV1000S vs. 2007 BMW R1200GS Adventure

I am not sure if it's that drivers are more respectful or if I am just more visible on my GS, but I have half the trouble now as I did when...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-15-2009, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,173
Posted By rsimpson
I agree with Duck here. Can you provide a link...

I agree with Duck here. Can you provide a link to this "safe and prudent" law? I don't think it mentions anything about speed while lane sharing. The law regarding safe lane sharing is subjective....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,766
Posted By rsimpson
service road just off the side of Rte 66. ...

service road just off the side of Rte 66.

http://rsimpson.smugmug.com/photos/256706319_aQZxh-L.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,021
Posted By rsimpson
It totally depends on the capabilities of the...

It totally depends on the capabilities of the motorcycle rider and 4wd driver. Ewan and Charley are by no means expert riders and they were riding overloaded GSAs that are a bit heavy and difficult...
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