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Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,715
Posted By crash a-ron
???

Wow! I thought you were done with big bikes for a while...

Should be a bitchin bike when it comes though!

Cheers-
Aaron
Forum: Hacks 08-02-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6,379
Views: 2,336,510
Posted By crash a-ron
VMC Motocross rig

I haven't had much time to play with it, but here's my VMC with Zabel engine


http://crash-a-ron.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/VMC-Motocross-sidecar/i-dKwv8KZ/0/L/CA_02211321593374-L.jpg
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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-22-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,039
Posted By crash a-ron
A little rain would be fantastic out there!...

A little rain would be fantastic out there! Knocks the dust down and makes awesome traction. Big rain...not so much fun.

Just got home from riding out by Plain over the weekend, and I think I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 677
Posted By crash a-ron
Easiest way to narrow the bars on the GS is to...

Easiest way to narrow the bars on the GS is to shorten the bar-end weights. They act as the last inch or so of the bars, so cut some off and move the controls inboard! No need for aftermarket bars if...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,760
Posted By crash a-ron
Wow! That was quick! Looks fantastic!!

Wow! That was quick! Looks fantastic!!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,172
Posted By crash a-ron
I've used the Touratech canbus relay many times...

I've used the Touratech canbus relay many times and have found it to be simple and totally reliable. I've wired heated grips, extra lights, heated gear, phone chargers, and all sorts of things...
Forum: Hacks 01-30-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 812
Posted By crash a-ron
Has anyone tried the "built for a Ural Heidenau"...

Has anyone tried the "built for a Ural Heidenau" ?

http://heidenautires.com/tirepress/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/K37.jpg

It is a 4.00x19 flat profile, tube type though.

Looks like it might...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,299
Posted By crash a-ron
My favorite place to trigger a relay is the...

My favorite place to trigger a relay is the parking light bulb. Switched power that actually turns off when you turn off the bike. I usually just solder a connector into its power wire, but recently...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By crash a-ron
I don't know of a longer off the shelf, but I...

I don't know of a longer off the shelf, but I have had Motion Pro make custom cables before. The only hitch is that BMW uses proprietary ends on most cables, so you have to buy a new one from BMW,...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,243
Posted By crash a-ron
Bad throttle assy

I've seen a few throttle assemblies get replaced for that exact thing. I'd recommend heading to the dealer for a replacement. The bike's computer thinks you are rolling the throttle closed, so it...
Forum: Hacks 01-01-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,539
Posted By crash a-ron
And a Happy New Year to you too Drone! ...

And a Happy New Year to you too Drone!

Here's a little video I helped my lovely wife make:

http://angelargoodmanphotography.com/new-years-2014/
Forum: Hacks 12-26-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,658
Posted By crash a-ron
Wow! I want that chassis!!! Any more photos? ...

Wow! I want that chassis!!! Any more photos?

Cheers-
Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 894
Posted By crash a-ron
I'd bet the phone charger IS your issue. They...

I'd bet the phone charger IS your issue. They have a built in transformer that is a constant draw even if there is no phone charging. I've seen those drop a battery overnight, but you said yours was...
Forum: Hacks 10-27-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 713
Views: 101,846
Posted By crash a-ron
Hey! That used to be mine!

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That was my old HP2- sold it a few years ago. That was a nice bike! I'm not sure it would make a great tug though...

Sorry for the hijack Drone- have you decided on a new one yet?

I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By crash a-ron
Sometimes you need to take the brake line mount...

Sometimes you need to take the brake line mount off the frame below the triple clamp too. It'll hang free and give a little more stretch room. Jack the bike up higher, it'll fit!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 894,153
Posted By crash a-ron
My wife took this one of me on my old R1200GS! ...

My wife took this one of me on my old R1200GS!
http://crash-a-ron.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/R1200GS/i-dqmFgxH/0/M/CA_06021312343665-M.jpg
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,215
Posted By crash a-ron
Report it!

If your Gerbing's Jacket has burned you, you should report it! I think there is a serious problem with the microwire system, and this is just the beginning.

Mine burned me too, and it is outside...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4,313
Views: 1,892,804
Posted By crash a-ron
Here's mine... ...

Here's mine...
http://crash-a-ron.smugmug.com/Other/For-Sale/i-PvQWD95/0/M/CA_05261318493579-M.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,230
Posted By crash a-ron
Billet cap!

I had one of these billet caps on my old GS, and it worked fantastic! No hinge at all, and it makes filling up easy even with those damn foreskin fuel pumps.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,415
Posted By crash a-ron
The GSW has automatic compression release like a...

The GSW has automatic compression release like a big single, so it should turn over way easier!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,888
Posted By crash a-ron
I'm a fan of the BMW official- R1200GSW

I'm a fan of the BMW official-

R1200GSW
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,246
Posted By crash a-ron
How'd it work out at the dealer???

How'd it work out at the dealer???
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 18,918
Posted By crash a-ron
Also, has anyone installed these in an HP2 enduro?

Also, has anyone installed these in an HP2 enduro?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By crash a-ron
Sorry to say, but I do not know of a way for you...

Sorry to say, but I do not know of a way for you to get the alarm to work yourself. It will require a dealer to hook it up to the BMW diagnostic computer. This is not a process of key on-key off-high...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-02-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4,342
Views: 1,623,858
Posted By crash a-ron
http://crash-a-ron.smugmug.com/Other/misc/i-qt7FVN...

http://crash-a-ron.smugmug.com/Other/misc/i-qt7FVNz/0/M/P1010042-M.jpg
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 952
Posted By crash a-ron
I used Shoe Goo to glue mine back together. That...

I used Shoe Goo to glue mine back together. That worked for a couple years.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-09-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2,481
Views: 263,583
Posted By crash a-ron
Lightning and fires!

We spent our last night of vacation at the Poplar Flats campground off Twisp river road. Didn't get much sleep- that was a pretty intense lightning storm! My best wishes go to all the folks still out...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-03-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2,481
Views: 263,583
Posted By crash a-ron
We're headed up in the morning from Moss Creek...

We're headed up in the morning from Moss Creek campground, and I really have to recommend the pork chili verde at El Rio in Stevenson! Yum! Good margarita too!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-31-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2,481
Views: 263,583
Posted By crash a-ron
Me too!

My lovely wife and I will also be headed south to north leaving sunday-ish! We'll be camping most nights and will be on a pair of WR250Rs. We tried last year, but started too late and ended up in...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-25-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,418
Posted By crash a-ron
Was great riding with you this weekend! Sorry to...

Was great riding with you this weekend! Sorry to hear about the breakdown, but at least it lasted until almost home...

I have to say there was a moment in that big jump where I wondered if I'd...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,781
Posted By crash a-ron
I want that kit!

That kit might make me keep my R1200GS instead of trading towards an F800GS! Add a 21" front wheel and it might be perfect!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-08-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 76,975
Posted By crash a-ron
Parts Counter Job Opening

South Sound Motorcycles is a BMW and Ural Dealership in Fife, Washington. We are seeking to fill one position in our Parts Department.

http://www.southsoundbmw.com/

Parts and Accessories...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-20-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,768
Posted By crash a-ron
One question: How does this guy stay so...

One question:

How does this guy stay so CLEAN??? :evil

http://argoodman.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Shelton-Dual-Sport-2011-all/i-Xv8VCNw/1/L/untitled-150-L.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-08-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2,481
Views: 263,583
Posted By crash a-ron
Snow!

No snow on Umtanum, but impassable near Lions Rock/ table mountain. We slipped and fell about a mile past the Lion Rock turnoff, but the snow kept getting deeper. We gave up when the Forest Service...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-05-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2,481
Views: 263,583
Posted By crash a-ron
drying out..

Just a quick note:

Don't bother trying the dirt road up Umtanum Ridge after 2 days of driving rain. Just sayin'

We did make it most of the way up the backside via Old Durr Rd though! Hopefully...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-04-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2,481
Views: 263,583
Posted By crash a-ron
late breakfast in packwood.

Wet and windy night...looks likely we'll skip Bethel ridge and stay a little lower altitude today. ..Thursday weather looks better though!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-03-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2,481
Views: 263,583
Posted By crash a-ron
here we go!

Leaving Carson in a sec... def gonna be wet!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-29-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2,481
Views: 263,583
Posted By crash a-ron
Still Doable?

Looks like wetter and colder weather is on the way, but I was wondering what thoughts were about an attempt next week?

Thoughts?
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2011, 11:06 PM
Replies: 44,226
Views: 8,468,918
Posted By crash a-ron
Pissed IMS 4.75 gallon tank problems

My wife and I both got the 4.75 gallon tanks, and while mine (natural) seems to be ok so far, my wife's developed a leak at the brass bung on the lower LH side.
I called IMS and they said, "yeah,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2011, 11:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,012
Posted By crash a-ron
I would and did. ...

I would and did.

http://www.slingshotracing.net/catalog/r1200gsrs-k1600gtgtl-p-219.html (http://www.slingshotracing.net/catalog/r1200gsrs-k1600gtgtl-p-219.html)
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