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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 04:09 PM
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Posted By skychs
R1200gs

Thanks for the kind words Macon. 79K really isn't a lot for that kind of bike, you are right. I would get on it tomorrow and ride around the US on it. Im even tempted to keep it for adventures...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 08:51 AM
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Posted By skychs
Thats my original Sargent seat recovered by a...

Thats my original Sargent seat recovered by a friend of Eppa's. Its still my favorite GS seat. Its seen a lot of miles.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 05:59 AM
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Posted By skychs
R1200gs

Hey BigChuck ....
I understand your pain. When the wife is not happy no one is happy. Fortunately for me the wife knows how happy I am when Im riding or working on the beast. She calls it my...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-29-2015, 06:08 PM
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Posted By skychs
Twins ...... I just had to do it. Two...

Twins ......
I just had to do it. Two identical bikes all cleaned up and ready to go. Same model, year and color. I'm even surprised how similar they are to ride.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-28-2015, 11:31 AM
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Posted By skychs
For Sale

2007 R1200GS BMW for sale. $6500 (local inmate) 79K miles. Excellent condition. Lots of extras. Posting on ADV before I list it on Craigslist and elsewhere.

Dont worry, I have another...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-28-2015, 10:52 AM
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Posted By skychs
Adventure

I'm liking more and more visiting as many National Parks. I could narrow it down just a tad by saying as many National Parks west of the 100 degree Longitude. I wonder how many that would be and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-28-2015, 09:13 AM
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Posted By skychs
Summer Adventure

Not sure how I did it but I managed to get 5 weeks off in a row this year. That's July 6th - Aug 9th 2015. That's plenty of time to do all four corners of the US, the Continental Divide or just one...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-26-2015, 02:31 PM
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Posted By skychs
Insurance

Thanks for all the advise on Insurance. I have a full day ahead of me tomorrow calling everyone.

The Twin GS project is coming right along. I expect to have the original GS up and running by...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-26-2015, 07:05 AM
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Posted By skychs
Motorcycle Insurance

Motorcycle Insurance

Anyone local sell motorcycle insurance? I have Progressive and they limit the number of motorcycles to 4 per policy. I can only ride one at a time.

If so, please IM me....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-24-2015, 11:49 AM
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Posted By skychs
Tonight

Grrrrrrrrrrrrrr. Rassin Frassin Rabit......... Y'all have fun tonight. I'm stuck in beautiful Detroit. Take lots of photos! Enjoy the food. Did I say take lots of photos? Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-21-2015, 08:48 AM
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Posted By skychs
Wheels

Its on my original GS, a result from Tower Road. I'd like to fix it before I sell it. The Dyno beads keep it smooth but its ugly to look at.

Im about half way getting the two the way I want. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-21-2015, 08:29 AM
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Posted By skychs
Parts

Thanks Eddy, I will give them a call this afternoon.

Anyone needing motorcycle parts .... I found this really nice used motorcycle parts store on the internet. Looks like they buy, take apart...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-21-2015, 07:33 AM
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Posted By skychs
Mag Wheel repair

Anyone know of some place/person locally that can correct motorcycle mag wheels? I have one spot on a GS mag wheel that needs attention.
thanks
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-20-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 32,082
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Posted By skychs
Tank guards

Yup, thats what it looks like. Thanks for the info. Im working on a couple ideas but I'm really trying to hold down the weight.
chuck
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-20-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 32,082
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Posted By skychs
Event and Light bar

You guys have fun at the event. Im sorry Im going to miss this one. I'd call in sick but I need to save my sick calls for this summer when I can ride. Sounds epic!

R1200GS Light Bar ..... ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-18-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 32,082
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Posted By skychs
Headlight cover

Oh my .....
I just re-read the description on Cyclenutz regarding the warranty.

"Xpel is so confident in their product that they offer a 5-year warranty to leave you with complete peace of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-18-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 32,082
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Posted By skychs
1200 GS headlight protector

First ....
Snoremachine, sorry to hear about your dog. Love the new name. Thanks again for all the help with the hammock. I started working on all the new attachments. All I need now is an...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-11-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 32,082
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Posted By skychs
GSA vs Jessi bags

Need opinions.... Who else better to ask? :-)

GSA bags or Jessi Bags? The GSA bags are bigger, lockable and designed for the R1200GS. The Jessi bags are smaller, lockable but rock solid. We...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-10-2015, 12:38 PM
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Posted By skychs
Nothing too crazy...... I'm replacing her...

Nothing too crazy......

I'm replacing her with another 2007 R1200GS. Same color. Same year. Same model. The only difference is it has less than 1/3 the miles on her. That's all. The new bike...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-10-2015, 10:52 AM
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Posted By skychs
For Sale : 2007 R1200GS My 2007 R1200GS is...

For Sale : 2007 R1200GS

My 2007 R1200GS is for sale. It just turned 80k miles but it's as strong as the day I bought it. Price will be less than $7k depending on what "farkles" it has.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-06-2015, 01:45 PM
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Posted By skychs
Seat For Sale

You boys and your toys ......

A couple weeks ago Eddy sold me a Russell Day Long Saddle. I took it for a ride but it just doesn't fit my skinny arse. If anyone is interested in it let me know. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-02-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 32,082
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Posted By skychs
Spot

Macon....
After you get your SPOT, before you activate it.......Google Spot discount codes. There are some floating around the Internet. Last year I was able to include Tracker for free. I highly...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-20-2014, 12:14 PM
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Posted By skychs
Hd

Oh my goodness .......

I told Eddy, but a couple of days ago a friend of mine drug me over to Richmond HD to pick up a gift. New facility just off I-95. Has anyone been over there? It's huge. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-17-2014, 07:11 PM
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Posted By skychs
Handlebars

Ahhhhh
It's all coming together. thanks for the info. Boon Booni, you have a PM. Sounds like a project.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-17-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 32,082
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Posted By skychs
Handlebars

You guys are killing me.

Ive done brakes, suspensions, carbs and wheels but I have not replaced any handlebars. Are those 7/8" handlebars? Why is there no crossbar? Do I need a crossbar? I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-17-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 32,082
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Posted By skychs
handlebars

Advise ....
1990 XT600

I bought some MSR hand guards today but when I tried to install them the ends of the handlebars were solid. At first I thought it was just a plug so I tried to drill it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-17-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 32,082
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Posted By skychs
Cleaning out the closet. Thor motorcross pants,...

Cleaning out the closet. Thor motorcross pants, size 34. I think I used them twice. Make an offer. Eddy .... They will not fit you. :-)...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-16-2014, 07:22 AM
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Posted By skychs
Hand guards

I just thought I would check here first.

Looking for a set of Hand guards for the XT600. Im guessing its 7/8". Anyone have an old set sitting around you want to sell? Prefer blue or grey.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-14-2014, 05:19 PM
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Posted By skychs
I agree

+1.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-13-2014, 07:46 AM
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Posted By skychs
Here is a shot from the north rim. ...

Here is a shot from the north rim. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-12-2014, 08:20 PM
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Posted By skychs
Black Canyon

Black Canyon North rim will blow your mind. I have the video to prove it.

If I can't do the whole trip with you I may be able to catch some of it with you. My advise, get your bike out past the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-10-2014, 10:10 AM
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Posted By skychs
Hello

DirtDoctor .....
How the heck are you? After the first of the year we need to do some riding. Some winter riding. What happened to the Black Ice Rally? I have added less than 5K miles to my GS...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-08-2014, 08:04 PM
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Posted By skychs
Hmmmmmmm

Im trying to be good here. :lurk Its not easy.

I thought friends helped friends. Just saying.

Back to football.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-08-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 32,082
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Posted By skychs
mud guard

Thank you sir. That may be the best idea yet. Flexible but effective.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-08-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 32,082
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Posted By skychs
New Knobbys

The new Knobbys are on the XT600. Why did I wait so long? I even got it out this afternoon for a a little dirt. Much better than the original tires.

The exhaust was taken off, cleaned up and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-08-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 32,082
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Posted By skychs
fenders

That would be great. I took a piece of aluminum roof flashing and designed a mud guard for under the seat. So far it has held up fairly well. I couldn't believe that whole area was wide open,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-07-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 32,082
Views: 1,898,406
Posted By skychs
Fuel tank

I guess I'm one of the trouble makers. I took the charcoal canister off AND drilled holes in the neck of the gas tank to get an extra half gallon in. If I overfill it, it simply runs down a rubber...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,450
Posted By skychs
Canister

Pull it out. Plug it and ride. Here is a "how to".

http://www.r1200gs.info/howto/ccremoval.html

After you do that I'll show you how to drill a couple holes in the filler neck so you can add...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,450
Posted By skychs
Charcoal canister.

That's the first thing I took off my 12GS. Did you over fill the fuel tank?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-02-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 32,082
Views: 1,898,406
Posted By skychs
wheels

Jeff ....
Once again thanks for the offer to help with the wheels. If you weren't so darn far away Id be visiting more often. In this case, Dr Whipit came over and gave me my first lesson. ...
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