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Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 147,344
Posted By wgabriel
Been reading your thread for last couple days and...

Been reading your thread for last couple days and enjoying it immensely, sounds like you had a blast.

Thanks for RR, keep it coming :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,159
Posted By wgabriel
completed the Final drive oil change, dropped the...

completed the Final drive oil change, dropped the arm and ensured the spline was lubed up, put it all together, filled "slowly" with 180ml of the expensive ($38 a litre) final drive oil..

thanks...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 916
Posted By wgabriel
Managed to complete the job, within 5 min had the...

Managed to complete the job, within 5 min had the adjustments perfect on the one side, thought it was too easy and second guessed it, then mucked with them and took me another 25min to get it perfect...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,159
Posted By wgabriel
perfect cheers thanks will do..

perfect cheers thanks will do..
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 916
Posted By wgabriel
Yes, but is it possible for it to be to tight at...

Yes, but is it possible for it to be to tight at the start?




understood for each side thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,159
Posted By wgabriel
Thought so, thanks for the info,, as this is a...

Thought so, thanks for the info,, as this is a 12k service, should I be dropping the shaft anyways to look/check the splines? or just leave it be?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,159
Posted By wgabriel
It looks like I still need remove the brake, and...

It looks like I still need remove the brake, and wheel in order to fill it back up.. back to the research,, funny conflicting information
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,159
Posted By wgabriel
final Drive oil R1200GSA

2nd question of the day :norton

I am about to change the Final Drive oil. I have a lower drain plug, and I am pretty sure I know where to fill it from. When i drain it from the bottom, do i still...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 916
Posted By wgabriel
Valve Clearances R1200GSA

Quick question for those out that are cleverer than I, I am doing for the first time, adjusting the Valves on my 07 GSA, I have read loads and loads on the subject and seem pretty confident.

I...
Forum: Canada 07-26-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 37,352
Posted By wgabriel
Sounds like a blast, couldn't take the time...

Sounds like a blast, couldn't take the time though.. Charlie is in Vancouver today, will try to meet up with him and his group at John Valk BMW this afternoon :clap
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 41,867
Posted By wgabriel
check out their other site ...

check out their other site

http://www.the-great-adventure.fr/wordpress/?page_id=2&lang=en
Forum: Canada 06-21-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 37,352
Posted By wgabriel
I for one, with wife in tow are both huge fans...

I for one, with wife in tow are both huge fans and would defiantly enjoy meeting up with Charlie and and his team. I truly hope he has a great trip, he enjoys the ride and the great people along the...
Forum: Americas 04-29-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 930
Posted By wgabriel
We'll defiantly give you a yell on the way...

We'll defiantly give you a yell on the way through,, look forward to it.. and if there is only one word in Spanish that we both know well,, thats "Cerveza"
Forum: Americas 04-27-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 930
Posted By wgabriel
Was thinking Tecate myself, have heard that thats...

Was thinking Tecate myself, have heard that thats the better crossing, nice to have it confirmed again..





Those Canadian Pesos are worth a $1.05 to the US buck at the moment,, which will...
Forum: Americas 04-27-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 930
Posted By wgabriel
Looks like the trip was a blast, just killed an...

Looks like the trip was a blast, just killed an hour of my work day going through just the first 5 pages and enjoying the report.. will have to wait till after work to complete the rest..

Noted...
Forum: Americas 04-27-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 930
Posted By wgabriel
thanks Sjoerd, we hadn't picked our Insurance...

thanks Sjoerd, we hadn't picked our Insurance yet, but we'll defiantly look into ADA VIS, I just opened their site and seems to be some good resources there..

As a note, this is our first ever...
Forum: Americas 04-24-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 930
Posted By wgabriel
Neither T-ryan or I have done a ride across the...

Neither T-ryan or I have done a ride across the Mexico border, and we’re hoping for some insight and pointers from other experienced riders,,

So far on the trip, we’ll be in
Portland, 1st night,...
Forum: Americas 04-09-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,607
Posted By wgabriel
WOW, Thats defiantly a detour on your trip to Key...

WOW, Thats defiantly a detour on your trip to Key West

That said,, If you get that far and happen to be in Vancouver BC give me a yell and I'll buy you a beer as your probably needing one :freaky
Forum: Americas 04-09-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 930
Posted By wgabriel
Vancouver BC Canada to Baja Mex and Back

1st trip of the year coming up in May and hoped to meet some fellow ADV’rs along the way to have a beer with and get some route info. We (my Wife (as far as Sacramento) and Brother full trip) are...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-09-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,522
Posted By wgabriel
Keep us posted,, sounds like a blast :clap

Keep us posted,, sounds like a blast :clap
Forum: Trip Planning 04-09-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 573,010
Posted By wgabriel
Maple Ridge BC Canada

Tent space, Couch, Basic tools available, usually Beer in the fridge, Large BBQ,

40 min East of Vancouver

Postal Code V4R2M9
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,290
Posted By wgabriel
Thats great,, you'll enjoy them.. give a...

Thats great,, you'll enjoy them..

give a yell if you ever want to go for a ride.. again,, any excuse..
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,290
Posted By wgabriel
My brother and I last spring each purchased the...

My brother and I last spring each purchased the Scala Q2 multi-set to allow us to ride together and with our wives. the one thing I can say is that they are absolutely phenomenal, when we ride we...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 57,747
Posted By wgabriel
Very Nicely done,, nice to see good work-man-ship...

Very Nicely done,, nice to see good work-man-ship isn't lost.


keep up the good work
Forum: Vendors 11-13-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 905
Views: 135,972
Posted By wgabriel
Dan, could you please quote me on a front and...

Dan, could you please quote me on a front and rear set for my '07 GSA. I weigh in close to 175 Lbs geared.

cheers
Forum: Ride reports 10-24-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 28,938
Posted By wgabriel
I read your full ride report, thoroughly enjoyed...

I read your full ride report, thoroughly enjoyed it. what an adventurer absolutely incredible, all the best on the next ride and experience :beer
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,941
Posted By wgabriel
Nice post.. I had also looked at the Two Brothers...

Nice post.. I had also looked at the Two Brothers but was scared of by the volume (they are Loud).. Looking for a quieter solution for the 07gsa, the stock one sounds too dirt-bike-ish,,

What i'd...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,195
Posted By wgabriel
R1200GS Pirelli Tire?

Motorcycle Superstore http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com is having a Pirelli tire sale, 42% off,,

Coupon Code M320-PIRELLITEN

Has anyone here used Pirelli Tires? I have always used Metzelers...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,912
Posted By wgabriel
I'm not sure that its the "Cubital Tunnel...

I'm not sure that its the "Cubital Tunnel Syndrome" which is the Ulnar nerve, I had had the Ulnar Nerve operation a few years back to remove numbness from my hand, the numbness was predominately on...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2010, 06:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,443
Posted By wgabriel
have to admit,, that is the most comfortable seat...

have to admit,, that is the most comfortable seat I've seen..

so where do I pick one or two of them up?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,443
Posted By wgabriel
Makes sense,, will keep an eye open on the parts...

Makes sense,, will keep an eye open on the parts forum..

that being said the Rich's Custom seats is not to far away, and I do like the idea of having it fitted .....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,443
Posted By wgabriel
did buy an Airhawk and didn't find it that great

did buy an Airhawk and didn't find it that great
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,443
Posted By wgabriel
Custom seat for my bony ass :)

I'm not a big guy,, 170lbs soaking wet, and I don't have much padding back there needed for those loooonnngg rides (which I do so love) While at the Oregon rally in July I'd tried a Sargent Seat and...
Forum: Vendors 09-26-2010, 10:32 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 33,480
Posted By wgabriel
Just placed the order for 2 pair shorts and a...

Just placed the order for 2 pair shorts and a shirt,, hope they work as well as promised.. :)
:baldy
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2010, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By wgabriel
Noted.. tks

Noted.. tks
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By wgabriel
also fog light switch movement

One further item i'll need to reposition the switch for the fog lights. (see pic)


Has anyone moved / repositioned this before and have suggestions?

...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By wgabriel
Torque Spec Handle bar risers.

Quick question,, about to install Handlebar risers on my 07 1200GSA and looking up the torque specs for them i'd like to ensure I do it right :kboom


Is this the correct spec/adjustment?
...
Forum: Vendors 09-23-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 33,480
Posted By wgabriel
from the vendors page. :beer ...

from the vendors page. :beer



www.LDcomfort.com
LDComfort Undergarments; Riding Shorts, tops, tights and helmet liners.
10% discount for forum members who properly enter the discount code:...
Forum: Vendors 09-21-2010, 09:42 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 23,654
Posted By wgabriel
Are you taking orders again? cheers

Are you taking orders again?


cheers
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,377
Posted By wgabriel
You have a point.. I always try to look at...

You have a point.. I always try to look at service records


I just sold of my 95 1100GS with 146k km on it and it ran like a top


:kboom
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