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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-03-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 950
Posted By Tabasco
Droned My New-To-Me R1200GS Adventure - Pine, Colorado

Short drone video of my new-to-me 2011 R1200GS Adventure on a ride near the South Fork of the North Platte River near Pine, Colorado

https://flic.kr/p/oihV3T
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-17-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,447
Posted By Tabasco
Thanks...... That was done with the straight...

Thanks......

That was done with the straight DJI Phantom 2 Vision. The 2+ would be a lot more stable. I just ordered one of those.

http://www.dji.com/product/phantom-2-vision

The Phantom...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-16-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,447
Posted By Tabasco
Drone Video of my 1150GS ADV - Cochise Trail

This is near my house in Colorado. I strapped my drone to the bike and looked for some nice scenery near Pine, Colorado between storms.

You can see that one direction remains intact while the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 790
Posted By Tabasco
Nope, it's my awesome old school SuperTrapp. ...

Nope, it's my awesome old school SuperTrapp. Don't know what I was thinking. That thing burned the packing out 70k miles ago and ran like a banshee no louder than it is with the packing. It just...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 790
Posted By Tabasco
Okay fine. I repacked my pipe with attic...

Okay fine. I repacked my pipe with attic insulation. Extra pretty Pink Panther type. :evil

It was in a huge ball plugging up the end of my pipe when I took the end cap off. Pulled it out,...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 790
Posted By Tabasco
I would like to formally thank all of you for...

I would like to formally thank all of you for your assistance. Especially Mr. Liviob who got me headed in the right direction.

To be fair though, being from Colorado, he could probably sense that...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 790
Posted By Tabasco
03 1150 ADV won't break 6,500 RPM or 70 MPH

My 03 1150 ADV which has been a reliable and loyal steed for the past 11 years has a problem breaking 6,000 RPM lately.

The bike runs perfect at idle. Valves and throttle bodies are set and...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,103
Posted By Tabasco
I connected a Powerlett socket to the BMW Repair...

I connected a Powerlett socket to the BMW Repair plug (female end #6) that I bought from the dealer and then just plugged it into the bike. Then put a Powerlett male connector on the GPS cradle...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,310
Posted By Tabasco
I have an 03 1150 ADV Sport (no ABS) and a 10...

I have an 03 1150 ADV Sport (no ABS) and a 10 1200 ADV. I like them both A LOT but if push came to shove, I'd probably keep the 1150 even with it's nearly 6 figure mileage.

I use the comparison...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,333
Posted By Tabasco
Couldn't stand it so I drilled

Ok, I can't stand having something and not trying it so I said screw it, tore open the return to sender box and drill baby drilled. The fitment to the quick release thing that connects to the bag...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 943
Posted By Tabasco
Congrats to a new HP2 Owner

Sadly, I watched my HP2E ride off into the afternoon sun today headed for it's new home in Washington.

On the bright side, it went to a fine ADV Inmate who I had the pleasure of picking up at the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,333
Posted By Tabasco
If you don't like it you're stuck?

Got the City Bag today and it looks like a really nice bag. Unfortunately I have a garage full of really nice tank bags that just didn't work for one reason or another or that fit bikes I don't own...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,855
Posted By Tabasco
BIL gets a new to him 1200GS ADV - then drops it.

Watch out La Crosse, WI, there's a new R1200GS ADV in town and another converted Harley rider trying to figure out just what the hell he bought and how to ride it.

After several years of...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,363
Posted By Tabasco
Precisely how my wife describes me. Although...

Precisely how my wife describes me. Although "purposeful" was dropped from the description after the birth of our last child.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2011, 06:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 861
Posted By Tabasco
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,946
Posted By Tabasco
:rofl:rofl:rofl:lol3

:rofl:rofl:rofl:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2011, 06:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,614
Posted By Tabasco
I rented a 12 GS in Zurich and did a trip through...

I rented a 12 GS in Zurich and did a trip through the Swiss, Italian and Austrian Alps this time last year. Before I left for Europe, I bought a Powerlet splitter with a standard cigarette type...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2011, 05:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,485
Posted By Tabasco
My 10 ADV has no issues and runs just as smooth...

My 10 ADV has no issues and runs just as smooth at all speeds as my wife's butt used to be when I first married her......many years ago.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2011, 05:34 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,211
Posted By Tabasco
My 03 1150 ADV started making that sound at 6...

My 03 1150 ADV started making that sound at 6 miles and still makes it at over 100k. I did change brakes once and a fuel filter but that never solved the problem. Other than that, it's bone stock...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2011, 05:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,333
Posted By Tabasco
I got tired of all you guys bragging about this...

I got tired of all you guys bragging about this product so I ordered one yesterday.....it will be here Monday. I'll report back.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,938
Posted By Tabasco
Just riding a bike conservatively in Colorado...

Just riding a bike conservatively in Colorado would raise enough suspicion to get you lit up . Riding VERY conservatively would probably get the bike confiscated.

I got pulled for a bad pass in...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,363
Posted By Tabasco
And they better come up with a different freaking...

And they better come up with a different freaking outfit like the Rallye II (and spell it the cool way) to sell with it. That guy ain't never going to be allowed into a Starbucks in that getup. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,333
Posted By Tabasco
Exactly what I do as well. Just unhook and flip...

Exactly what I do as well. Just unhook and flip it over on the seat and then hook it back on.

Only make sure the top is zipped or all your cool shit will be wallowing in the spilled gas and oil...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,492
Posted By Tabasco
I'm from the garden hose, Ajax dish soap and a...

I'm from the garden hose, Ajax dish soap and a soapy sponge school of bike cleaning but if you insist on using pressure and you own an 1150GS as indicated in your profile, STAY AWAY FROM THE STARTER...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8,190
Views: 4,260,855
Posted By Tabasco
Loveland Pass, Colorado

http://inlinethumb08.webshots.com/11719/2773652620103549245S600x600Q85.jpg (http://rides.webshots.com/photo/2773652620103549245pxyzoa)
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-12-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,219
Posted By Tabasco
Minus the extra seat of course

http://inlinethumb33.webshots.com/48288/2093395080103549245S600x600Q85.jpg (http://rides.webshots.com/photo/2093395080103549245tSvQRM)
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,938
Posted By Tabasco
My black 1150 ADV is the "Bavarian Battlestar"...

My black 1150 ADV is the "Bavarian Battlestar" and the 1200 ADV is "Battlestar Galactica". Or just the Battlestars.

http://inlinethumb47.webshots.com/48238/2974156410103549245S600x600Q85.jpg...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-01-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 864
Posted By Tabasco
I just picked up my new-to-me 10 R1200GS ADV in...

I just picked up my new-to-me 10 R1200GS ADV in Phoenix yesterday afternoon and rode it back home to Denver. I particularly appreciated and enjoyed the cool rain riding into metropolitan Albuquerque...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,250
Posted By Tabasco
Balderdash?

Here's my story. I thought an F650 Dakar would be a hoot to have around in addition to my K1200S and 1150ADV so I bought one. That's where the story turns chilling.

By the time the first 500 mile...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By Tabasco
Is it venting from the bottom like it should or...

Is it venting from the bottom like it should or from the top? If you just filled it, it's probably just venting like it should if it's coming out the bottom. Open the filler cap and see if stops.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By Tabasco
What model is the first one? What is the...

What model is the first one?

What is the price on the second one? Assume no bags?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,000
Posted By Tabasco
When he says 20 Nm on the bolts that go into the...

When he says 20 Nm on the bolts that go into the case, he means it! That case material has the hardness of....cheese and that rear bolt is a real treat to Helicoil. Ask me how I know.

If you...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By Tabasco
James, I used a standard 1 liter aluminum...

James,

I used a standard 1 liter aluminum fuel bottle that you can get at any camping or outdoor supply store and I mounted them to the bike with a Spectre automobile intake tube coupler and some...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 18,323
Posted By Tabasco
Yep.......:ear

Yep.......:ear
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2010, 06:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,483
Posted By Tabasco
I'm 5'7" 30 inch inseam and have an 1150 ADV and...

I'm 5'7" 30 inch inseam and have an 1150 ADV and an HP2 both with standard seats. Nary a problem due to height or inseam over the past 100k miles on the beasts.

Just ride the fucker.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,660
Posted By Tabasco
Aaaah, I love a good mystery. Post the porn...

Aaaah, I love a good mystery. Post the porn Jimbo :1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 948
Posted By Tabasco
Glad you're ok and embarrassment should not even...

Glad you're ok and embarrassment should not even be a concept on this one. You watched for the fucktard and thwarted the reaper. Say 2 Our Fathers one Hail Mary, get back on and watch for the next...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,660
Posted By Tabasco
Ok, now we got the bike model ID'd. How do the...

Ok, now we got the bike model ID'd. How do the brakes look? Are they correctly bolted back onto the bike? Are they binding on the rotors?

Even with the pinch bolts loose, as long as the axle is...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2010, 06:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,660
Posted By Tabasco
Dood, remain calm; you're supposed to be able to...

Dood, remain calm; you're supposed to be able to see through it.... If the wheel is on the bike, your axle is still there.....:thumb

Take a picture and post it...most likely missing a spacer...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2010, 06:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 766
Posted By Tabasco
Ummm, we rode our bikes year round....still do. ...

Ummm, we rode our bikes year round....still do. But then I'm in the Rockies so weather is probably not as big an issue for us. :evil

<a...
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