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Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By DrLax
Woody's got the dents out of my rim.

Woody's got the dents out of my rim.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 679
Posted By DrLax
I've had that weird harmonic thing happen on a...

I've had that weird harmonic thing happen on a cross-country trip and it went away with a new set of tires.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By DrLax
The metal ones might leak when they get old but...

The metal ones might leak when they get old but they won't blow out. The ones I bought from the local auto parts store for a 2009 with wire spoke rims said, "fits 0.453" or 0.625" rim hole."
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,574
Posted By DrLax
I like to use the kill switch to shut off the...

I like to use the kill switch to shut off the engine when I know I'll be restarting soon. That way it doesn't have to cycle through the start-up checks when I want to get going again. It also keeps...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,425
Posted By DrLax
Rope plugs suck when it's 30 degrees out. They...

Rope plugs suck when it's 30 degrees out. They like to break while inserting. A mushroom plug is much easier in cold climates.
Forum: Battle scooters 08-26-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,134
Posted By DrLax
I ran into the same thing when insuring a CRF230...

I ran into the same thing when insuring a CRF230 with Progressive. I was told they have a minimum amount they will sell a policy. Try adding additional motorcycles, comprehensive, or increasing...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-07-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,619
Posted By DrLax
Check out Spotwalla. It's so much better than...

Check out Spotwalla. It's so much better than the SPOT website and your tracks won't disappear with age.

Oh man you're going to have fun! Don't be too surprised when you really don't miss...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By DrLax
While waiting for an answer to your question on...

While waiting for an answer to your question on the bars try rotating the bars upward an inch or two. It solved the problem for me.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,148
Posted By DrLax
Check the pin for the rear brake pads. It can...

Check the pin for the rear brake pads. It can corrode and cause the pads to stick and drag.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,752
Posted By DrLax
The string plugs suck when it is cold. Cold...

The string plugs suck when it is cold. Cold fingers, stiff cord that breaks, and wet glue to coat your fingers will have you cursing. Go with the stop n go pocket tire plugger kit. Its fast and easy.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,365
Posted By DrLax
Do a track day ride. Everyone going the same...

Do a track day ride. Everyone going the same direction and no cagers out to kill you.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,452
Posted By DrLax
I wonder it the fuel tanks are expanding like the...

I wonder it the fuel tanks are expanding like the Ducati plastic tanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,102
Posted By DrLax
I've got the DDM Tuning HID Kit, (35W, H7, 4500K)...

I've got the DDM Tuning HID Kit, (35W, H7, 4500K) in my 2009 GSA. The kit will be 3 years old this April and with about 20k miles on the road and some rocky trails. Works great.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-13-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,720
Posted By DrLax
Seems like it is a crap shoot. I plated an 03...

Seems like it is a crap shoot. I plated an 03 CR250R here in Virginia about a year and a half ago without any problem. I bought it new from a Virginia dealer in 2003. I presented the Certificate of...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 1,131,171
Posted By DrLax
Got to spend some time with the big girl around...

Got to spend some time with the big girl around Ouray and Silverton, CO.

http://images23.fotki.com/v857/photos/2/43452/10840956/02262962032-vi.jpg
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-27-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,270
Posted By DrLax
The Montana needs a "special" USB charger. Why...

The Montana needs a "special" USB charger. Why not follow the spec so that any USB charger can be used. It can only be idiot engineers or a greedy company. Times are a changing.
Forum: Regional forums 08-05-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 110,360
Posted By DrLax
http://images51.fotki.com/v278/photos/2/43452/1227...

http://images51.fotki.com/v278/photos/2/43452/12272018/IMG_0256-vi.jpg
Forum: Regional forums 07-27-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 110,360
Posted By DrLax
A fantastic morning up Pole Creek trail. ...

A fantastic morning up Pole Creek trail.

http://images59.fotki.com/v426/photos/2/43452/12272018/23396624383978-vi.jpg (http://public.fotki.com/Surowiec/adv/23-396624383978.html)Hosted on Fotki...
Forum: Regional forums 06-25-2013, 03:36 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 110,360
Posted By DrLax
I'll be on a little CFR230. I may be about 2 HP...

I'll be on a little CFR230. I may be about 2 HP more. Since you haven't been on rocks, I'm guessing you may have regular inner tubes. Consider putting in heavy duty tubes to help avoid a pinch-flat...
Forum: Regional forums 06-14-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 110,360
Posted By DrLax
Add one to the count for Virginia! I've ridden...

Add one to the count for Virginia!
I've ridden some of the passes on a GSA but I think I'll be hauling a little CRF230 out for this one. Anyone have jet recommendations?
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,309
Posted By DrLax
I went with a 105 main jet and a 48 pilot. Runs...

I went with a 105 main jet and a 48 pilot. Runs without choke now. I am essentially at sea level.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By DrLax
I had to grind down the outside diameter of a...

I had to grind down the outside diameter of a Husky 5/8" sparkplug socket (from Home Depot) to get to the lower plugs on my '09 GSA.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1,763
Views: 652,834
Posted By DrLax
Near Ourey, CO ...

Near Ourey, CO
http://images52.fotki.com/v638/photos/2/43452/10840956/02262962032-vi.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,256
Posted By DrLax
Same problem here with the welt. Nice to know I...

Same problem here with the welt. Nice to know I could send it back and get recovered.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,872
Posted By DrLax
The Sargent is comfortable when sitting but the...

The Sargent is comfortable when sitting but the piping they use cuts into my legs when standing.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-12-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 72,973
Posted By DrLax
If I get the CR250 running this weekend it will...

If I get the CR250 running this weekend it will be in the pickup and I will have a heavy duty 2 burner stove and propane.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-30-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 72,973
Posted By DrLax
In for Saturday pork!

In for Saturday pork!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,214
Posted By DrLax
I have an 09 GSA. OEM filter and stock exhaust. ...

I have an 09 GSA. OEM filter and stock exhaust. The plugs are light colored. It also pings at low rpm and high temperatures.
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,075
Posted By DrLax
Freeze your ass to the bone once while riding and...

Freeze your ass to the bone once while riding and you'll be buying an electric jacket.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-18-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 72,973
Posted By DrLax
There should be enough liquid sunshine and fire...

There should be enough liquid sunshine and fire smoke to keep everyone smelling fresh. 50 degree water? No thanks.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-15-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 72,973
Posted By DrLax
:thumbup In :thumbup

:thumbup In :thumbup
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-14-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 979
Posted By DrLax
I've heard of this place but have never been. ...

I've heard of this place but have never been. It's West of Winchester.:
http://www.motocove.com/gpage1.html (http://www.motocove.com)
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 74,644
Posted By DrLax
I tried the MC5's and the reinforced angled wires...

I tried the MC5's and the reinforced angled wires coming out of the ear pieces touch the inside of my helmet and make them unusable for me.
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 74,644
Posted By DrLax
I've been using these since last Spring as a...

I've been using these since last Spring as a replacement for the etymotic until I find better. $37

http://www.amazon.com/Klipsch-Image-Noise-Isolating-Galaxy-Green/dp/B0044TVYWG

They're just a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,877
Posted By DrLax
Got comprehensive insurance on the bike? Seems...

Got comprehensive insurance on the bike? Seems like it should be covered.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-03-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 20,230
Posted By DrLax
Thanks! Called today. He's making a drop for...

Thanks! Called today. He's making a drop for someone at the campground tonight and he'll be coming through again late Friday afternoon.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-02-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 20,230
Posted By DrLax
Anyone know of a place nearby Natural Chimneys to...

Anyone know of a place nearby Natural Chimneys to pick up firewood? Fairfax and Loudoun counties have been quarantined.
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,132
Posted By DrLax
BanhXeo, How did you position the rear turn...

BanhXeo,
How did you position the rear turn signal? I've already melted one off.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-06-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 20,230
Posted By DrLax
I rode my R1200GSA last year. It is a lot of...

I rode my R1200GSA last year. It is a lot of work on the trails because of the rocks and not so much fun in the corners on the loose gravel roads. Also bent up my rims a bit on the trails. One...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,132
Posted By DrLax
Sounds like a blast. How well did your rims hold...

Sounds like a blast. How well did your rims hold up after the rocky trails?
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