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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 08:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,364
Posted By Gillus
Lived in CO for 50 years, moved away for 10 then...

Lived in CO for 50 years, moved away for 10 then took the opportunity to finally ride Cottonwood Pass and Keebler Pass last summer in early June. Both were great experiences I wont forget, thank...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 608
Posted By Gillus
call the company and ask them. I have the same...

call the company and ask them. I have the same issue but live with it as they are great otherwise.
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,912
Posted By Gillus
Take a look at an Olympian Wave 3 catalytic...

Take a look at an Olympian Wave 3 catalytic heater. These work at higher altitudes as well or are advertised to. They are a bit pricey but work well.
I have a big one (wave 8) in a 34' 5th wheel,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-21-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12,610
Views: 1,666,325
Posted By Gillus
The sales people there are dumber than...

The sales people there are dumber than dumb.................... uneducated rookie experts not familiar with their product at all. Call 'em and ask questions about it.
I was looking at a year old...
Forum: The Garage 01-18-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,891
Posted By Gillus
I have had good luck with Rustler from Kmart,...

I have had good luck with Rustler from Kmart, feel the same thickness denim as Levis or very close, heavier pocket material so they wont wear thru. The cheap pants at Walmart I have had have thin...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-18-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 653
Views: 35,928
Posted By Gillus
Quit beatin' around the bush, tell us how you...

Quit beatin' around the bush, tell us how you really feel about "da bears"
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-11-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 942
Posted By Gillus
1/4" lag bolts :lol3

1/4" lag bolts :lol3
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 659
Posted By Gillus
But pulling the drive shaft and tying it up...

But pulling the drive shaft and tying it up securely will take up to 10 minutes or more.
Or pull it clear out and plug up the back of the transmission to keep dirt and crud out and save time but...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,347
Posted By Gillus
From a quick search...., here, save $150 for good...

From a quick search...., here, save $150 for good hand tools. Do a bit more looking for a better or bigger one. Sometimes you will find Snap-on Bottom boxes used for the same price as the HF one is....
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By Gillus
303 protectant :deal then do the rest of...

303 protectant :deal

then do the rest of the black plastic and rubber parts on your bike, cars, trucks, and planes, tire sidewalls, weather stripping, wiper blades.................
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,483
Posted By Gillus
Phil, try cycle-ergo.com and whatever bike you...

Phil, try cycle-ergo.com and whatever bike you want and compare it to the bike you have to see the riding position.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-02-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By Gillus
East of Taos, go to Angel Fire, NM, Hiway 434 and...

East of Taos, go to Angel Fire, NM, Hiway 434 and 64. At that intersection look north and west on the mountain and you will see the flags. As I recall the turnoff is a half mile or so north of the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-27-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,084
Posted By Gillus
In my opinion: A GL1800 is a hippopotamus in...

In my opinion:
A GL1800 is a hippopotamus in running shoes. Great for two up touring but they are 900+ lbs. A lot to wrestle with on long days of twisties. Hated it and sold it when my wife decided...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-21-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12,610
Views: 1,666,325
Posted By Gillus
not mine but priced right ...

not mine but priced right
http://elpaso.craigslist.org/mcy/4809970010.html


http://images.craigslist.org/00X0X_cmZKq0TKL7X_600x450.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,600
Posted By Gillus
Make sure your not ducking or repositioning your...

Make sure your not ducking or repositioning your head without knowing it to get out of the wind flow to keep your helmet quiet. I have done this on a couple bikes after risers then got a taller...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-18-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By Gillus
The further south and west the better off you...

The further south and west the better off you will be for nicer weather. Winter should be headed on its way back north about then. March in AZ is wonderful!! When and if you come thru NM, stop by on...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 889
Posted By Gillus
Changing the brake fluid is easy, not sure about...

Changing the brake fluid is easy, not sure about the ABS. Drain the master cylinder and refill with new fluid then hook your vacuum source to the bleeder and suck away but make sure to keep the level...
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,955
Posted By Gillus
If it fades, that indicates your out :ricky in...

If it fades, that indicates your out :ricky in the sun.
Just like a dirty faded bug spattered coat = credibility. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,383
Posted By Gillus
Take the radiator cap off and start it up. If it...

Take the radiator cap off and start it up. If it is a blown head gasket compression will burp coolant out the top of the radiator, just like the coolant sucked into the cylinder with vacuum when it...
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 15,445
Posted By Gillus
3,000 mile trip with 36psi as per BMW and they...

3,000 mile trip with 36psi as per BMW and they cupped badly and making noise the guy behind me could hear. Emailed the manufacturer and he said they were underinflated and metzler tires needs higher...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-11-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 272,668
Posted By Gillus
62s on sale now

Garmin GPS Map 62S at Cabela's for $199.99 with free shipping if you use the code on the website.
they sent me a $20.00 off card so it was $196.94 instead of free shipping :clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-09-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,218
Posted By Gillus
Sure something to consider :deal, what he said....

Sure something to consider :deal, what he said. I'm 61 and walk a spirited mile each morning and if I plan a longer ride I will go shovel rocks or something to get in shape.

I felt the same way...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-09-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,095
Posted By Gillus
Don't know much about Casper but if the rodeo is...

Don't know much about Casper but if the rodeo is in town there will be NO motel rooms available :deal

Casper both directions on I-25 is not much........ but a different situation if you travel...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-07-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By Gillus
They hooked me a couple years ago on the same...

They hooked me a couple years ago on the same deal but only $50 off on a spot 2.
Then they reel you in for $150 a year.............. good deal to get "in" if you want one. I have been considering...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-06-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 12,610
Views: 1,666,325
Posted By Gillus
here's one for the kid in you

http://s3item.bookooinc.netdna-cdn.com/s640_478e51faa95d584537eadd0280183.jpg

Pit bike for triails events eh??

TY 80 yammerhammer

http://hollomanyardsales.com/i/50843701
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-04-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,378
Posted By Gillus
You forgot the lies and insults that make it all...

You forgot the lies and insults that make it all muchmobedda :lol3

Thanks for the great thread starter!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-26-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,182
Posted By Gillus
+1, I have had my GSA in hot weather going...

+1,
I have had my GSA in hot weather going slow in a traffic jam in Phoenix and the temp went up one bar and never went above that. It does have an oil cooler which is huge for engine cooling.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-25-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12,610
Views: 1,666,325
Posted By Gillus
A hippopotamus in running shoes :lol3 Put many...

A hippopotamus in running shoes :lol3
Put many miles on a couple of them, great for two up as the co-rider will be in the lap of luxury in a very comfy seat with armrests. It is not easy to ride...
Forum: The Garage 11-23-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,195
Posted By Gillus
I'm in the process of buying a 2015 ford f250...

I'm in the process of buying a 2015 ford f250 from Ruidoso Ford in Ruidoso, NM. They will sell you a new Ford for 1% over their invoice. They are a small dealer.
Look at True Car or Edmonds and you...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-22-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 797
Posted By Gillus
hush up, that's a secret, that whole mountain...

hush up, that's a secret, that whole mountain range is a secret
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,582
Posted By Gillus
+1 on the Kaoko. Have one on my GSA, one finger...

+1 on the Kaoko. Have one on my GSA, one finger operation, easily adjustable tension for full cruise or just to take the spring tension away, reliable and easy to use and turn off. Has shown no...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,695
Posted By Gillus
+ another, I think this is #8 for the BT Jr....

+ another, I think this is #8 for the BT Jr. wired directly to the battery. Monitor the charging voltage but it will be in the low to mid 13 volt range for maintaining which I think is prefect.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-17-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 653
Views: 35,928
Posted By Gillus
Why did Payton Manning wear an orange glove on...

Why did Payton Manning wear an orange glove on his throwing hand :dunno
That was stupid................... let's just wave an orange flag and tell them it's in the air.

No wonder they knocked...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-17-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,141
Posted By Gillus
In a former life I had a partner in a business...

In a former life I had a partner in a business and we (or the business)bought some cheap term life insurance on each other so if something happened to one of us the other didn't end up in business...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-17-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,187
Posted By Gillus
throw your fireplace ashes on the snow so it...

throw your fireplace ashes on the snow so it absorbs the sun and helps melt it

I moved south so I don't have to worry about it :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-16-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By Gillus
barko1 had a couple nice places listed in the...

barko1 had a couple nice places listed in the flea market in Las Cruces, priced right and looked nicely set up. You might send him a pm.

I moved to Alamogordo from Ft. C, 10 years ago, never...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,123
Posted By Gillus
+1, got mine (GSA) when he had his end of year...

+1, got mine (GSA) when he had his end of year 1/2 price sale, ordered it and sent him a check, build date in March and got it in April. I found a used seat and sent it to him a few weeks ahead of...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,703
Posted By Gillus
+1, well put. I have run mine 300 miles and 7 - 8...

+1, well put. I have run mine 300 miles and 7 - 8 gallons or so. I'm up for a stop before that anyway but there are times riding another 40 miles to the next town is good. Enjoy the capacity :D
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By Gillus
My '11 GSA started doing the same thing. It has...

My '11 GSA started doing the same thing. It has always been slow to crank or seemed that way since new, just like you are experiencing. Last trip it wouldn't crank twice, paused and gave it a second...
Forum: The Garage 11-04-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,107
Posted By Gillus
The jawhorse is a must have. I use it for...

The jawhorse is a must have. I use it for anything and everything, small jobs, holding wood to cut, workbench, hold stuff, unlimited uses. It is amazingly stable, strong and well made.
I missed a...
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