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Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 21,768
Views: 2,587,731
Posted By matatigres
XR650R battery explodes question. St Paul MN.

Currently traveling up the TWAT heading up to Canada, and my XR's Baja designs battery exploded. I believe it might be a voltage regulator problem, but I'm no electrical expert. The bike has a hid...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-18-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By matatigres
Parking a trailer near La Crosse WI question.

HI, heading out to ride the TWAT with a couple of friends from Chicago. The plan is to trailer to a spot near La Crosse WI and ride from there on to Canada and back. Hoping to find some information...
Forum: Canada 07-04-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By matatigres
Thank you sir! Some new rubber and we are good to...

Thank you sir! Some new rubber and we are good to go then :evil
Forum: Canada 07-03-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By matatigres
Travel question. US moto into Canada.

Me and a friend are planning a TWAT ride from Chicago, then proceding to Sleeping Giant Park in Canada (Ontario). We are wondering if our bikes XR, and G650 will need some special permits (Ex....
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-25-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By matatigres
Thanks for all the replies guys, I will be...

Thanks for all the replies guys, I will be checking these options out. I'd love to do it myself or trough an inmate, but worst case I will be hitting the dealer. Thanks again!...I love this...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-25-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By matatigres
Tire mounting and balance CO

Hi, traveling through Denver and surrounding areas this weekend and was hoping to find a place or somebody that has a tire changer and can balance wheels on a r1200gsa. I can show up and dismount...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-12-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9,861
Views: 3,110,685
Posted By matatigres
07 gsa

My ride.
http://i.imgur.com/xqIOf1Al.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 20,733
Posted By matatigres
its going to be so sick buddy. Im pumped.

its going to be so sick buddy. Im pumped.
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 20,733
Posted By matatigres
:D looks good. I also wonder about that high...

:D looks good. I also wonder about that high fender :pimp
Forum: The Garage 01-05-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,332
Posted By matatigres
I just dont. Tittle in hand or I dont even bother.

I just dont. Tittle in hand or I dont even bother.
Forum: Vendors 12-29-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 95,960
Posted By matatigres
Great looking stuff.

HI Ernie, sent you a PM. Hope I can get my hands on a set of these. Thanks.
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,573
Posted By matatigres
Wicked You will get wet with anything goretex or not, in...

You will get wet with anything goretex or not, in hard rain. My solution is a good ol' plastic jacket and pants (fisherman style suit) over whatever I am wearing. Dry for sure even in the heaviest of...
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,792
Posted By matatigres
This is awesome!

This is awesome!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,438
Posted By matatigres
36 and on my 3rd GS

There is no better bike to own if you plan on having all angles covered. I cant afford many bikes so I have the one that does it all. RTW's, brapping the streets, hitting the trails, going to dinner...
Forum: Upcoming 11-26-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 48,992
Posted By matatigres
Awesome

Hi, very interested in getting info for registration, etc, etc when the time comes, just wanted to leave my info here. Thanks!:D
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By matatigres
Thanks Jim I will definitely start with the sand...

Thanks Jim I will definitely start with the sand paper option....and I will be also starting a new Woody's wheel fund as of today :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By matatigres
Problem and question. 07 1200GS brakes and wheel true.

So my new to me 2007 GS has some front brake issues. This is something I read a lot about and still went ahead and purchased the bike, I love it it purrs :D

Anyway the problem is a pulsating front...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-30-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By matatigres
Thanks!!!!

Thank you for the response fellas, way better options than what I had found around. I will be calling GSM in the am, hopefully I can get it done early :D That would mean a freshy for the twisties!...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-30-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By matatigres
Help...Need tire changed Gatlinburg TN area

Hi, traveling from Chicago, looking for a place to get my rear tire replaced (I have tire) R1150GSA tubeless. Spending the night in Gatlinburg, trying to make my way into the Smokies tomorrow am, but...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-28-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By matatigres
Tubeless, 1150 GSA, I can go anywhere from...

Tubeless, 1150 GSA, I can go anywhere from Louisville to the Smokies.... I'm definitely heading the right direction, towards the mountain my friend!
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-28-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By matatigres
Tire swap and balance in KY

Hi inmates :D just looking for some advise, coming into KY via Louisville with a bald tire, I have a new one, and would love to find a place that I can just hand them my tire, and wheel to swap for...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-27-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4,153
Views: 616,468
Posted By matatigres
Empty trailer Chicago - St. Louis Sat 28th.

On my way this weekend to pick up a new (to me) bike and have a empty trailer on the way there. If anyone has a need for a bike delivery or anything of that sort, I can make it happen this Saturday...
Forum: Vendors 10-09-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,117
Posted By matatigres
That is a bear! lol

That is a bear! lol
Forum: Old's Cool 08-16-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2,443
Views: 561,806
Posted By matatigres
WTB R900 76 right side panel.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=716957

Thanks!
Forum: Latin America 03-18-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,030
Posted By matatigres
I just finished my trip form Chicago to SA, and I...

I just finished my trip form Chicago to SA, and I throughout the whole thing I mostly camped for free and ate at regular restaurants, with the ocassional treat here and there, I kept a 50 uds budget...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 68,654
Posted By matatigres
Nice work!!!

Hey buddy you never told me I could see all this here, its looking great man. Funny I has just emailed you about the SM and I take a look in here and theres the new beast. Love it.
Forum: Latin America 02-08-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,832
Posted By matatigres
My condolences to the family.

Just rode by that area a few weeks ago....RIP brother.
Forum: Latin America 01-28-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By matatigres
Liberia, Playa del Coco, Playa Hermosa. Costa Rica

Any info on where I can go for a sure shot at buying some synthetic oil and a filter so I can get my bike an oil change?
Thanks!
Forum: Latin America 01-28-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By matatigres
Sad story...

We actually tried to give it to a mechanic, but he did not wanna deal with the paperwork that it entailed, and its not an easy bike to find fake papers or whatever for, so at the end if the cops have...
Forum: Latin America 01-27-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By matatigres
Thanks for the replies.

My friend was in a hurry and did not wanna be on this trip anymore days. So hes gone now, I just now checked ADV and saw your posts. The bike was left at the airport lot on tuesday 25th. It might...
Forum: Latin America 01-24-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By matatigres
Help looking to Best Offer or ideas. Location HONDURAS

(Posting for my riding buddy)

Hi, im in Honduras at the moment, on a trip form Chicago to South America. Not going the full way anymore. Looking to get rid of my 91 Zephir 750 Kawasaki. Really...
Forum: Latin America 12-25-2010, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 741
Posted By matatigres
Thanks

Thanks for the offer Donovan, fortunately I got it figured out and im rolling again now. Hope you had fun at your concert. Heading to some beach life now. Have a great new year.

Alex.
Forum: The Garage 12-20-2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 798
Posted By matatigres
BMW shops in Mexico City, or Puebla.

<!-- / icon and title --><!-- message -->:cry Currently riding down to South America and my right side fork arm on my r1150gs is leaking (assuming a damaged seal). Any inmates that might know a good...
Forum: Latin America 12-20-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 741
Posted By matatigres
BMW shops in Mexico City, or Puebla.

:cry Currently riding down to South America and my right side fork arm on my r1150gs is leaking (assuming a damaged seal). Any inmates that might know a good place to go to figure this out in Mexico...
Forum: The Garage 11-26-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 793
Posted By matatigres
Thanks!!!

That was exactly what i needed. Really good material. Thanks again.
Forum: The Garage 11-25-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 793
Posted By matatigres
Manuals in PDF form?

Hi wondering if anyone know if or where there is a PDF manual like the Clymer for the R1150GS. Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,095
Posted By matatigres
In conclusion

So, went to Motoworks here in Chicago, (those guys are awesome) and they told me, the same, it happens, and be ready with a new one for when it does, I guess the color on the glass starts changing...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,095
Posted By matatigres
WTF Oil window reader pops out! R1150GS 00

So I get on my bike after work, sit turn the engine, and it runs for 5 seconds normally, then I hear a crazy sloshing and the motor sounds different, I look down and the oil is splashing out of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 804
Posted By matatigres
Eh? 00 1150gs Rear pads wearing out really fast.

So, I changed my rear pads (EBC brand) and rotor just a bit over a month ago, and yesterday Im riding around and I hear some clanking in the rear, I stop to check and both my rear pads are completely...
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1,517
Views: 392,708
Posted By matatigres
Sweet travels

Im doing a similar trip taking off in november from Chicago, and would really like to know somewhat of your expenses and such, especially the crossing on the ship to Colombia. Thanks and great...
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