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Forum: Equipment 06-07-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,384
Posted By Slammin
Bestrest Cycle Pump

Here (http://www.bestrestproducts.com/c-10-cyclepump.aspx). It's great and bombproof.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 835
Posted By Slammin
Gonna try the BMW

Scored one from a fellow inmate so hopefully it will take care of matters. Thanks, all, for your help.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-23-2011, 10:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 943
Posted By Slammin
Invest in learing

My suggestion is that you invest time in learning how to install them yourself. You need to develop some intimacy with your scoot and this is a great way to start. I also suggest you learn how to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,867
Posted By Slammin
Hell, yes!

The GS is a fantastic street bike as well as a very good off road /jeep trail bike. No, it's not a dirt bike, but will take you lots of places a regular street bike wouldn't dream of going.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 654
Posted By Slammin
Doh! Broke the lever off my GSA kill switch

OK, so the tab broke off my 1150GSA kill switch so now I can't use it, which I really prefer for shutting down the bike. I know I can spend something like $240 to replace the multicontrol switch on...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 835
Posted By Slammin
Low Seat Recommendation for R1150GS Adv

I recently put a Sargent low seat on this bike but found after some serious long mileage that it is probably too wide and flat for me. Something narrower with a more curved profile is probably what...
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By Slammin
Need one of those 180 degree turn on a dime things

My bike is getting crowded out in the garage and I think I could really use one of those devices that allows you to spin the bike on its center stand. I don't know anyone that's ever tried one, so...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2011, 04:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,110
Posted By Slammin
Thanks!

Now there is some information I can really use. Thank you so much!
Forum: Americas 05-05-2011, 04:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,232
Posted By Slammin
Thanks, that is pretty much my Plan B in case of...

Thanks, that is pretty much my Plan B in case of nasty weather near Yosemite. 190 into Death Valley looks like some serious open road where you could open her up without worries.:yikes I'm sure it...
Forum: Americas 05-05-2011, 04:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,232
Posted By Slammin
So much country, so little time...

Not this time, thanks for the offer, though. I have a time restriction - have to be in SLC by Wed evening for a meeting the next morning. Going to go soft and get a hotel there just to clean up my...
Forum: Americas 05-04-2011, 05:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,232
Posted By Slammin
Great idea. It looks like a lovely 20+ mile...

Great idea. It looks like a lovely 20+ mile detour. I only wish CA 4 went all the way through. Thanks for the tip!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-04-2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,110
Posted By Slammin
Great idea, I love a good detour!

Great idea, I love a good detour!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-03-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,110
Posted By Slammin
Looks like I'm going to stick with my original...

Looks like I'm going to stick with my original plan unless either Sonora or Ebbetts passes open (Caltrans says Monitor Pass is now open):


SLO to Paso Robles to Fresno to YNP south entrance via...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-02-2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,110
Posted By Slammin
More direct than CA88 to NV?

I expected CA 88 to be open as it is not listed on the Caltrans closure list. Somebody else told me it was "way out of the way." Fine, but is there a more direct alternative to get to NV? Best I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-01-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,110
Posted By Slammin
Yosemite Area This Weekend (May 7-8)

I'm from the Atlanta area and plan to ride from San Luis Obispo to Salt Lake City (and then on to CO and home) this weekend and want to head through Yosemite. I've never been there before, and am...
Forum: Americas 05-01-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,232
Posted By Slammin
Thanks to all for your helpful comments. I have...

Thanks to all for your helpful comments. I have no illusions about getting a campsite within the park. I made are reservation north of Fresno and then will spend the day riding through.

Since...
Forum: Americas 04-29-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,232
Posted By Slammin
Tips for Yosemite Area Riding First Week of May

I'm from the Atlanta area and plan to ride from the SLO,CA area to SLC the first week of May and want to head through Yosemite. I've never been there before, and am hoping some local inmates can...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2011, 04:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 392
Posted By Slammin
Jesse Rear Compartment Back in Production

Thought I'd spread the word, Jesse has resumed production of this handy item. I like it at least as much for the platform it provides for a aftermarket top box, in my case a Pelican 1550 case. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,808
Posted By Slammin
Don't Try and Time the Green Light

Shortly after I first started riding, I did something I used to do a lot in the cage - time my approach to the light so I can hit it on a roll the instant it turns green. I was scared $hitless the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,326
Posted By Slammin
Single vs. Twin Spark

Some great advice here. Be advised that not all single sparks have surging issues. My guess is most do not, certainly mine (02GS, non-servo) doesn't - at any gear and any RPM. BTW, as tall as...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2009, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 789
Posted By Slammin
Try a RT Horn

I couldn't stand the horn on my 02GS. Local dealer suggested swapping it out with a RT horn, which I did and am delighted. It has a nice deep and loud tone. Very easy to do as the connector is...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2008, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 992
Posted By Slammin
USA Source for NGK BKR7EIX Iridium Plugs?

Any of you inmates know of a good US-based source for these? I have a R1150GS and it requires a plug with a 0.8mm gap. I can find plenty with a 1.1mm gap but not this one. Thanks for your help!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2008, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By Slammin
Eh? R1150 Intermittent Upshift Problem

Hi, all. Hoping someone may be able to shed some light on shifting problem I'm experiencing. Bike is a '02 R1150GS but I experienced the same issue on a same MY R1150RT.

Here's what's going on....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2008, 09:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,738
Posted By Slammin
HB Bars no prob on my '02 1150GS

I like the HB bars a lot. As stated by JVB, the only regular service you can't do with them on is the alternator belt replacement. This is because the cover won't come off with the bars in place. ...
Forum: The Garage 07-01-2008, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,282
Posted By Slammin
Found 'em!

Ever heard of Chadstoolbox.com? Anyway, they offered the clamps in the correct sizes for $0.35 each and you can buy onesies. I think 8 each will last me for a while. They seem to have some other...
Forum: The Garage 06-29-2008, 08:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,282
Posted By Slammin
Northern Brewer had one of the sizes

Ordered some 5/16" stepless ear clamps from Northern Brewer. Should fit the 8mm hose which was the problem area. Will let you know how it works out.
Forum: The Garage 06-29-2008, 08:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,282
Posted By Slammin
Jim, how'd you do it?

Thanks for your comments, everyone. I tried for probably over an hour to try to get one of the FI clamps into an orientation so that the assembly would clear the opening in the fuel tank. The FI...
Forum: The Garage 06-26-2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,282
Posted By Slammin
Thanks, Boatman. I need a minimum of 2 each 8mm...

Thanks, Boatman. I need a minimum of 2 each 8mm and 13mm clamps for a BMW R1150GS fuel filter replacement job. The standard worm screw type don't allow the assembly to go back into the tank without a...
Forum: The Garage 06-18-2008, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,282
Posted By Slammin
Source for Oetiker Hose Clamps?

Anyone know a good source for small lot quantities of Oetiker hose clamps? I sure don't need a bag of 100. Would especially be interested in a walk-up retailer in the north Atlanta area. Thx.
Forum: The Garage 06-18-2008, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By Slammin
Gas Stains on Tranny Housing

Any idea how to get brown gas stains off the tranny housing of a R1150GS? I tried S100 + elbow grease which generally works well on oily stuff, but with little success. Your thoughts? Thanks!
Forum: Vendors 06-13-2008, 06:09 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 53,908
Posted By Slammin
12 Pack Question

Will it hold 12 longnecks? Fit inside a Jesse side bag? If so, I'm sold!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2008, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By Slammin
Help! Right Cylinder Not Firing

:scratch Went to get on my 1150GS last night and it had a terrible time starting. In fact, it would only start with lots of throttle. After some investigation, I found that the right cylinder is not...
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2008, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,105
Posted By Slammin
MJ's too

Oh, yeah, they have both the standard and metal jacketed ones in stock.
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2008, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,105
Posted By Slammin
Odyssey PC680 battery backorder problem solved

Maybe you are in the same boat I was. I checked local dealers, Aerostich and none had any and couldn't say when they would. Finally found a good price at an internet seller that had them in stock -...
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2008, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 829
Posted By Slammin
Good enough for me

Thanks everyone, those are some fine looking scoots you guys have, BTW. I guess if a black case can handle Texas heat, it'll handle anything. Maybe the cases are somewhat insulating too? I wonder...
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2008, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 829
Posted By Slammin
Pelican / Caribou Case and Heat

I'm looking to purchase a Pelican 1550 top case which will be mounted to a Jesse rear compartment. I'm concerned about heat, as I live in the Southeast (Atlanta area). I prefer the look of black...
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2008, 03:58 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 15,334
Posted By Slammin
Motoequip has 'em

Check this link:

http://www.motoequip.com/RK.htm

They have kits for specific bags and also uncut sheets at the bottom of the page.

I have a real big roll; PM me if interested.
Forum: Trip Planning 05-22-2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 28,628
Posted By Slammin
Optimus Nova

I've owned or used about a half a dozen backpacking stoves over the years. Svea 123, Optimus 8R, Coleman PEAK, 3 MSRs all come to mind. Finally bellied up to the bar and just purchased an Optimus...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-20-2008, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 462
Posted By Slammin
Route Recommendations - Austin, TX to Atlanta

I'm flying out to Austin this weekend to pick up a GS and wanted to see if anyone had any suggestions for some great roads to take back to Atlanta. At this point, about all I have on my list is the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-13-2008, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By Slammin
Thumb Hobomoto

Hobomoto is a new company founded by Mark Martin, the former sales manager at Blue Moon BMW. Mark had a stand at the GA Mountain Rally two weekends ago with a couple of touring bikes (RT and LT I...
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