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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-21-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,630,307
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: 31
Views: 3,455
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: 439
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: 753
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: 1,871
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: 1,186
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: 46
Views: 14,435
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: 1,013
Views: 269,367
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: 37
Views: 2,074
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: 44
Views: 1,651
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: 468
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: 12,452
Views: 1,630,307
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: 68
Views: 2,859
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: 11,676
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: 12,452
Views: 1,630,307
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: 2,573
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: 705
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: 2,371
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: 1,506
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: 558
Views: 31,416
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: 32
Views: 1,716
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: 1,130
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: 481
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: 1,074
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: 1,617
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: 891
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: 3,953
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...
Forum: The Garage 11-01-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 774
Posted By Gillus
I am in the process of buying one of the other...

I am in the process of buying one of the other brands you are referring to and having a Reading utility body mounted.

One dealer said there are only $4k in rebates that he knew of, those are a...
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,939
Posted By Gillus
+1, it doesn't take much to block or partially...

+1, it doesn't take much to block or partially boick the wind from penetrating
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,295
Posted By Gillus
Little softer/cushier ride from the GSA 1:00 on...

Little softer/cushier ride from the GSA 1:00 on the cobblestone, watch the helmets bounce, this adds up after a while.
Where'd the RT go at 3:00 and 8:00??
Cool video, thanks!!

GSA, looks good...
Forum: The Garage 10-07-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,175
Posted By Gillus
+1, did this on an enclosed trailer I had with a...

+1, did this on an enclosed trailer I had with a hippopotamus in running shoes Gold Wing in it. Or get some E trac and bolt it down in several places (to the frame) to spread the load. Then you could...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By Gillus
Cover them with some dirt/mud so it looks normal...

Cover them with some dirt/mud so it looks normal :lol3

Get yourself a cycle dry air blower or something similar and after you wash it quickly blow it off and wipe with a microfiber cloth while...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By Gillus
+1, tall Ztech works for me. 6'3" 32" inseam =...

+1, tall Ztech works for me. 6'3" 32" inseam = taller torso.

I had Rick Mayer build a regular height GS seat so I look over the top by about an 1 1/2". Can ride with the shield open on an XD3...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,839
Posted By Gillus
Here's another option for short inseam folks, but...

Here's another option for short inseam folks, but it won't be as cool looking and can't have much padding...........

http://hollomanyardsales.com/i/29320895

Nice ability mounting the bike...
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 745
Posted By Gillus
don't know if this will help but pics to look...

don't know if this will help but pics to look at.........

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24087188&highlight=givi#post24087188
Forum: The Garage 10-05-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,469
Posted By Gillus
Two sheets of 3/4" particle board, one on top the...

Two sheets of 3/4" particle board, one on top the other over a wood frame. Coat it with a coat or two of varnish of some sort so water and fluids wont just soak in. This provides a very super flat...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-02-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,739
Posted By Gillus
I bought an HRA214 21" two speed "rear bagger"...

I bought an HRA214 21" two speed "rear bagger" Honda lawn mower from them in 1982 and it still runs perfect today if that helps :lol3 . Put some new tires/wheels on it two years ago is all I've done...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,799
Posted By Gillus
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24087188&highlight=givi#post24087188

On a R1200R
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-26-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,063
Posted By Gillus
I have a good friend that's not an Indian with a...

I have a good friend that's not an Indian with a place in Kinnear........ Hunted, fished and trapped and he never had much problem if you don't look for it.
Might help to tell us which direction...
Forum: Beasts 09-25-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,010
Posted By Gillus
spend some money on springs and valves for the...

spend some money on springs and valves for the front and an upgraded rear shock. Springs set for your weight made a huge difference for me. give SVracing.com a call.
Wee stroms are great bikes,...
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