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Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
All, thanks! I didn't idle the bike more than a...

All, thanks! I didn't idle the bike more than a second or two, only long enough to get the info needed to troubleshoot. I am going to try replacing the couplings with the metal ones from...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
Ok, now for the stupid question! :y0! Why is it...

Ok, now for the stupid question! :y0!
Why is it the bike seems to run just fine (in neutral) with this line disconnected?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
I am guessing you're referring to the small...

I am guessing you're referring to the small o-ring on the coupling itself?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
Fuel Leak 07 GS 1200GS Adventure

Greetings All,

It's been a while! Anyway, after a long time of no riding, I decided to take my '07 Adventure out for a spin. When I started it, I immediately noticed the smell of fuel. Upon...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 427
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
Bluhduh Ok, so I feel a bit foolish and wanted to delete...

Ok, so I feel a bit foolish and wanted to delete this thread. However, it may be handy to someone else down the road. Apparently the clamp was loose enough to let the breather pipe come loose, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 427
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
Loose Breather Pipe

Greetings All...

Yesterday while out for a little spin on my '07 Adventure, I happened to glance down at my right cylinder head and noticed my breather pipe seemed to be poorly seated into the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-01-2010, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 425
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
Washington, DC to Apex, NC - Any Ideas?

Greetings All,

Does anyone have any routing ideas to get from Washington, DC to the Raleigh - Apex, NC area? Ok, to be clear, any ideas that don't involve I-95 south of Fredericksburg or I-85? ...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,868
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
:ear Yeah, kind of worried about that too. I have...

:ear Yeah, kind of worried about that too. I have a new battery on order and will look into the voltage regulator as well. Actually, I'm guessing that's what clicks at times under the bike's seat......
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,868
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
Question Stupid Question

Same thing as described in the original post happening to me, sort of. I have a three year old battery (give or take) and last Sunday, the bike started a few times...granted, it struggled more than...
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 884
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
Saso, good to hear you made it there and back ok...

Saso, good to hear you made it there and back ok and that all went well. How did you get the pics posted? I had a hard time and admittedly I was beat when trying. I just completed an online album and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2009, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
Thanks! :thumb Will just keep the spares on...

Thanks! :thumb

Will just keep the spares on hand. Luckily added PIAA driving and fog (one of each) to the bike before the trip! :norton
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
Both...dealership replaced one as it blew while...

Both...dealership replaced one as it blew while in their possession. The other two have been with Sylvania Silver Star replacement bulbs...type number per the manual...

If 'THEY ALL DO THIS'...as...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2009, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
Bluhduh lampf!

Greetings All...

I just completed one helluva 2500 mile ride through MD, PA, OH, MI, Ontario, Quebec, VT, NH, ME, MA, CT, NY, NJ and back home to VA. The GS handled great with one exception. I...
Forum: Canada 09-10-2009, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
Ride on Saso!

Ride on Saso!
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2009, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 884
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
Great ride today...enjoying an evening in a hotel...

Great ride today...enjoying an evening in a hotel room in North Bay, Ontario. "Only" 264 miles today....and about 1275 for the trip. Today took me down Canada 17 from Sault Ste. Marie to North Bay....
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 884
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
Ok, short post today...in Sault Ste Marie, ON...

Ok, short post today...in Sault Ste Marie, ON visiting more family. I have been treated to good food, good conversation and so far, beautiful weather! Off to North Bay tomorrow and hope to follow...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2009, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 884
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
Ok, so now I am not so impressed with my 560 mile...

Ok, so now I am not so impressed with my 560 mile journey along asphalt! :bowNice 1st leg there!
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 884
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
Day 2 - 560 Miles from Baltimore to Brighton, Michigan

Good Morning from Brighton, Michigan! Good news, I'm here at my cousin's place enjoying home cooking and a nice Labor Day. I arrived last night and was welcomed by Fish Tacos, Rice, Beans and a...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2009, 12:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 884
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
Day 1

Saturday, Sept 5, 2009. A quick packing of all my gear and I was off on a very short 64 mile ride to Baltimore, MD to spend the evening with my sister, brother in law and nephew. While nothing...
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2009, 05:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 884
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
Sept Journey Around the Great Lakes

Good Morning all and happy Labor Day weekend. Labour Day to you lovely people north of the border! I'm spending the day getting the GS ready for a ride from Washington, DC to Sault Ste Marie,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2008, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
Rode with you in Northern Virginia last year. I...

Rode with you in Northern Virginia last year. I was on the 650GS. Welcome to the club! I upgraded to a 2007 1200GS Adventure last December. :thumb
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2008, 01:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,008
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
Interestingly enough, I hear better with the ear...

Interestingly enough, I hear better with the ear plugs in, especially at speed. Like you mention you hear someone coming up behind you at a light, I can usually hear someone coming up behind me or...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,008
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
Emailed you some great shots of the valves. ...

Emailed you some great shots of the valves. :norton I am sure you know what they look like. But I am sure when your significant other emails you a picture of her...you know what, nevermind. :jose
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2008, 10:31 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,008
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
We all know how selfish Jim is with his time and...

We all know how selfish Jim is with his time and his things! So when he actually gave me a pair of these, I was thoroughly impressed and flattered. :D

Now I find out they are 20 cents a piece!...
Forum: Latin America 08-11-2008, 10:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,313
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
Gustavo, Gracias! :thumb Creo que a la...

Gustavo,

Gracias! :thumb

Creo que a la mejor paso por Presidio para conocer algo differente y me devuelvo por Cd. Juarez y El Paso en donde viven mis padres. El septiembre pasado hice casi el...
Forum: Latin America 08-08-2008, 02:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,313
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
Andres, Cual ciudad queda al otro lado de...

Andres,

Cual ciudad queda al otro lado de la frontera con Reynosa? Es Brownsville, TX? Tengo planes de cruzar la frontera en Presidio, TX. Pero si hay algun lugar que me combiene mas me...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2008, 09:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,380
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
18! and One Territory (DC) and Two Countries (Mexico)

Virginia
Maryland
Pennsylvania
Delaware
New Jersey
West Virginia
Ohio
Kentucky
Indiana
Illionois
Forum: Americas 08-08-2008, 08:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,047
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
If you can handle Newark, Baltimore won't be a...

If you can handle Newark, Baltimore won't be a problem.

There may not be a game at Camden Yards next week, but you can still visit the stadium and more importantly the Babe Ruth museum that is...
Forum: Americas 08-08-2008, 05:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,047
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
Don't listen to him...he's just jealous that...

Don't listen to him...he's just jealous that Baltimore and DC are locked in a heated rivalry for most violent neighborhood! Yes, venture too far away off the beaten path in either city and you could...
Forum: Americas 08-08-2008, 05:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,047
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
You could always rent a bike and go riding around...

You could always rent a bike and go riding around the farm roads of Maryland. :clap Some of the best riding around here!
Forum: Americas 08-07-2008, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,047
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
I live near DC and my sister lives in Baltimore. ...

I live near DC and my sister lives in Baltimore. There's some great food in and around the Inner Harbor, excellent sea food. Camden Yards for baseball fans is right downtown. Washington DC isn't...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-07-2008, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
Thanks! Is this crossing very populous on...

Thanks!
Is this crossing very populous on either side of the border?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-06-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
Border Crossings

Greetings Fellow Riders...

I am considering a trip from Washington, DC to Parral, Chihuahua and am curious about border crossings. I am very familiar with the crossings in El Paso as I grew up...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2008, 02:14 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 30,702
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
40 two weeks ago... :cry Riding for just...

40 two weeks ago... :cry

Riding for just under two years :D

24k Miles So Far :clap

18 States :lol3

2 Countries :jose
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-11-2008, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
If you see a 07 12GS Adventure with Virginia...

If you see a 07 12GS Adventure with Virginia plates, say hello! Enjoy the show! :ear
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-10-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
Any ADVers going to the Rush Concert 7/12 at PNC?

All,

Anyone going to the Rush Concert in Holmdel, NJ on Saturday 7/12? I am thinking about riding up for the show. :freaky
Forum: Americas 06-27-2008, 11:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,439
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
I just had a friend bike (bicycle) his way across...

I just had a friend bike (bicycle) his way across the country. San Fran to Washington, DC. I know he was on a tight budget. But then, he didn't have to spend on fuel. Will you be coming through...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-26-2008, 06:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
Thanks PABiker! Had a nice ride over the...

Thanks PABiker! Had a nice ride over the weekend. Have you ever tried Maryland 495? What a great road! Peace.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2008, 05:57 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 10,010
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
Interesting thread given my experience from last...

Interesting thread given my experience from last weekend. I typically wave at anythinng on two wheels, kids in cars, people on porches, etc etc.
I rode through a good chunck of Pennsylvania and I...
Forum: Europe 06-25-2008, 09:00 AM
Replies: 854
Views: 73,560
Posted By tyrannosaurus_mex
Not German!!!

While I am not German myself, and therefore forbidden from posting in this thread (or so I read somewhere), my brother (German born and raised) and his family live in Tuebingen and I have visited...
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