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Forum: Equipment 02-07-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,170
Posted By psychohawk
I'm curious how all that's gonna fit with 2...

I'm curious how all that's gonna fit with 2 people on a 650?

Also, I'd ditch the following, in the interest of space and weight:
~ tarp
~ tarp poles
~ lantern (use your headlamps)
~ fishing...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By psychohawk
This. Oh, and I think she's Big Ear too.

This. Oh, and I think she's Big Ear too.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 521
Posted By psychohawk
Very nice and good job! I bought a 1/8,...

Very nice and good job!

I bought a 1/8, 2'x2' al remnant for about $20 a few weeks ago to do the same thing ... and you're right, don't buy the metal from the big box store.

You've inspired me...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 847
Views: 118,116
Posted By psychohawk
2005 Purchased 67,000 miles May 2013 Current...

2005
Purchased 67,000 miles May 2013
Current 120,xxx miles
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By psychohawk
The sun ... I cover mine everyday at work ......

The sun ... I cover mine everyday at work ... sitting in the sun all days cooks the plastic.

Oh, and sorry OP, mind doesn't go to the tires.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,328
Posted By psychohawk
I just did mine following all this advice, only...

I just did mine following all this advice, only thing I would suggest is a light film of oil on the new seal before inserting over the shaft ... this prevents the new seal from wrapping over itself...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 745
Posted By psychohawk
Also age ... at 120k with a 10 year old bike, I...

Also age ... at 120k with a 10 year old bike, I noticed mine were getting a little hard ... not brittle, not leaking, just not as flexible as they used to be ... cheap part, both were replaced, valve...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,518
Posted By psychohawk
It's funny how people buy a 50/50 tire (80/20?)...

It's funny how people buy a 50/50 tire (80/20?) and complain that it leaks ... I ride my bike just about every day and hit the dirt every week or two, airing down for dirt then airing back up ... If...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 857
Posted By psychohawk
So your friend was a distracted driver ? Or...

So your friend was a distracted driver ? Or should we blame it in the CB?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-21-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,112
Posted By psychohawk
Yeah, please do ... too far for me to hit during...

Yeah, please do ... too far for me to hit during the week ... just don't post a sign or some other obscure "landmark" next time ... is that too challenging for you? :evil
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-18-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,112
Posted By psychohawk
Quick question ... Considering rule #4 states "no...

Quick question ... Considering rule #4 states "no file photos", how did you get from Watts Towers to Trabuco Canyon in seven minutes, the length of time between your two posts?
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-05-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,165
Posted By psychohawk
Great pics, looked like a lot of fun, thanks for...

Great pics, looked like a lot of fun, thanks for posting.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,893
Posted By psychohawk
http://http://www.hexcode.co.za/techinfo/ews

http://http://www.hexcode.co.za/techinfo/ews
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,448
Posted By psychohawk
I dunno, lots of jobs were created by the Cold...

I dunno, lots of jobs were created by the Cold War, myself included. :evil

#1 (http://http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1034432&highlight=spark+plugs)

#2...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,483
Posted By psychohawk
Jim, seriously? Service intervals are...

Jim, seriously?

Service intervals are significantly further apart on Japanese bikes than on European models and the OP did express "cost of ownership concerns" over service, hence the comparison....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,483
Posted By psychohawk
Buy Japanese ... they're expensive to maintain,...

Buy Japanese ... they're expensive to maintain, requiring service every 10k km and parts aren't cheap.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,881
Posted By psychohawk
Why don't you just return them? The dealer I...

Why don't you just return them? The dealer I frequent has a pretty liberal return policy, I'm sure your results would be the same.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-29-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,745
Posted By psychohawk
The section you likely did was 2N47 - 3N22 ......

The section you likely did was 2N47 - 3N22 ... basically, after about 2 miles of switchback you arrived at a false plateau with power lines and "sorta" made a left/went straight.

At that...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-28-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,251
Posted By psychohawk
Don't get a vanity plate, they're easy to...

Don't get a vanity plate, they're easy to remember.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-26-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,049
Posted By psychohawk
Route question, or am I dreaming? Hey all,...

Route question, or am I dreaming?

Hey all, I'm curious if there's a legal FS road (or connecting roads) that would allow me to start in the Hungry Valley/Frazier park area and finish in the Santa...
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,445
Posted By psychohawk
Camp from your bike, first just an overnight then...

Camp from your bike, first just an overnight then gradually a couple nights ... get at least 10 nights camping time ... from there you can develop your own gear list, which will suit you, your...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,630
Posted By psychohawk
It's best to book online and in advance ... there...

It's best to book online and in advance ... there you can choose your tour language preference as well as bike you want to see built ... they can till you when the GS for example, is in production;...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,056
Posted By psychohawk
It was for sale the longest time a few years ago...

It was for sale the longest time a few years ago on CL, So Cal edition ... practically a regular, glad to see it found a good home.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-04-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 684
Posted By psychohawk
Check the welding topic in the garage forum, you...

Check the welding topic in the garage forum, you might have better luck.
Forum: The Garage 11-27-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 4,700
Views: 648,866
Posted By psychohawk
Laugh the PT225 @ 200 amps on 240v has a duty cycle of...

the PT225 @ 200 amps on 240v has a duty cycle of 100%
the AM186 @ 200 amps on 240v has a duty cycle of 20%

Your 225 might be coming out of retirement sooner than you think. :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By psychohawk
The strap that attached the crash bar to the...

The strap that attached the crash bar to the bike, located under/near the headlight?

If that's the strap you're referring to, yes, it's weld able but it's also a $30 part ... I wouldn't repair a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,834
Posted By psychohawk
All I read was "whaa", bash a dealer by a newbie,...

All I read was "whaa", bash a dealer by a newbie, more "whaa".

Take your problem up with the dealer.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,781
Posted By psychohawk
Lookin' at the pic of your GS, it has never seen...

Lookin' at the pic of your GS, it has never seen a track day and if it has, it's entirely the wrong weapon from your quiver; also, I don't believe "paring down weight for a trackday" was the OP's...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,781
Posted By psychohawk
Minimalist and GS don't even belong in the same...

Minimalist and GS don't even belong in the same sentence ... that's like saying, "I bought a Suburban but am not putting floor mats in so I can keep it lite". :D
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 807
Posted By psychohawk
Rider dependent. My '05 GS was also...

Rider dependent.

My '05 GS was also purchased used, all receipts and maintenance at 67k ... I'm currently at 112k and still on the original clutch.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,349
Posted By psychohawk
This should be in "Equipment" or the KLR forum...

This should be in "Equipment" or the KLR forum ... there's already an abundance of bad ideas here ... how about DRLs on your milk crate?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,263
Posted By psychohawk
If you met when you were twenty, this makes each...

If you met when you were twenty, this makes each of you 70-75 ... chances are, neither of you remember a chance encounter while drinking grape soda 50 years ago.

Now back to your regularly...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,361
Posted By psychohawk
Use your throttle and turn your head ... don't...

Use your throttle and turn your head ... don't worry about what's behind you ... if sitting at a stop light, then worry, but stock mirrors are plenty fine for this situation.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-31-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By psychohawk
Resolved ... member "funinthesun" helped me out. ...

Resolved ... member "funinthesun" helped me out.

Thanks all,
Carl
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-31-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By psychohawk
That doesn't help me on a Sunday.

That doesn't help me on a Sunday.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-30-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By psychohawk
R1200GS Spare Stick Coil in LA?

2005 R1200GS
I live in Downey, 90242 ... will come to you.

Needed tomorrow (Sunday 08/31), to be returned Saturday, 09/06, possibly sooner.

I was adjusting the valves and when pulling one of...
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,469
Posted By psychohawk
My fly-n-ride, I brought a large duffel with my...

My fly-n-ride, I brought a large duffel with my gear ... was a direct flight, wasn't worried about lost luggage ... and like Jim said, my helmet was in a helmet bag, inside the duffel.

Upon...
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,115
Posted By psychohawk
This thread should be moved to Jo Mamma ......

This thread should be moved to Jo Mamma ... create your own caption.
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,166
Posted By psychohawk
What are your plans to rehabilitate your ankle?...

What are your plans to rehabilitate your ankle? If your ankle sprain occurred "last year", it should be back to normal duties by now ... if it's not, focus on rehabilitation and good boots, not the "...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,045
Posted By psychohawk
I have 103,000 problem free miles.

I have 103,000 problem free miles.
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