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Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By waynem
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By waynem
2006 not reading the key

Just started happening yesterday,on a 3k trip with the wife. Put the key in, turn it and nothing, turn it off and on a couple times, nothing, leave it in on position and after a period of time the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By waynem
same price for both..a 2000 1150, a 2005 1200...

same price for both..a 2000 1150, a 2005 1200...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By waynem
which would you buy?

OK, I am looking for a bike for my son, and I have a 1200 gs for 6K, 77k miles, and an 1150 gs 37k miles....he has ridden to the copper canyon with me, on a 100 gs, quit riding for a while and now...
Forum: Americas 06-29-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By waynem
thanks again

:freakyI am aware of the cost of the ferry, but how many chances do you get to see this part of the world? Also, it aint no cheap trip to get there as Canada is as expensive or more so than the...
Forum: Americas 06-25-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By waynem
Here is the update

Road is good, the rains mainly were in Alberta, there is some water pooling 48km east of Bella Coola. Looks like there will be no problems (knock wood ).:freaky
Forum: Canada 06-24-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By waynem
Thank You

:clapthank you
Forum: Canada 06-24-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By waynem
Question Hwy 20 from Williams Lake to Bella Coola

I am taking my wife to Bella Coola in early July and we in the states are hearing about the damage the rains have caused in Alberta and I am wondering if there were any problems on the road to Bella...
Forum: Americas 06-24-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By waynem
Question Hwy 20 from Williams Lake to Bella Coola

I am taking my wife on a ride to Bella Coola in early July where we expect to catch the ferry to Port Hardy and I was wondering if anyone had information on the road conditions since all we here in...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 789
Posted By waynem
dont bend it

that is the way they are supposed to look....
Forum: Canada 01-30-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,214
Posted By waynem
arctic chalet

really nice people, went out of their way to get us a room...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,412
Posted By waynem
Tourances

Two of us did the same ride last June and both were on 1200 gs's and had no problems on the tourances, even in soup up the dempster during a rain storm and then into the N.W. territories where we...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,141
Posted By waynem
thats it

:clapthe switch and housing look exactly the same and I can get the servo to set and break light working if I take the switch out and manually operate it, unfortinately it has come apart so I am...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,141
Posted By waynem
thanks mudcat

I think you have hit on my problem, the break light is on when the switch goes on and no click, now to find how to free or replace the switch on the handbrake. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,141
Posted By waynem
Question last service

45k , the bike has been taken care of, all services plus have been done...ooops ( as a texan once said )
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,141
Posted By waynem
other threads....

have said this might be due to a faulty brake switch, and in fact my rear brake light has been sticking on and I am pretty sure it is from the front brake lever, so...how do I check that switch?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,141
Posted By waynem
at 54k

had all fluids and new pads put on for the trip to Inuvik, I turned off the ABS everytime I rode gravel ( about 1500 miles this past summer ) and wonder if ABS might be an issue, I know.....I am...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,141
Posted By waynem
Question Is my servo going.....going.....gone

2006 GS with 51 thousand miles, my brake warning light comes on sometimes flashing fast, sometimes flashing normal , when flashing normal I can hear the servo if I pull the brake lever, flashing fast...
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,389
Posted By waynem
+111 for Moto

I also have had accidents with and without helmets, both of them serious
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,349
Posted By waynem
tire pressure

for the ride to Inuvik, both bikes tire pressure was lowered by 5 pounds, when his wheel bent both were at full pressure.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,349
Posted By waynem
answer

same tires, Tourances, same pressure...42 rear 36 front
and we weigh about the same.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,349
Posted By waynem
Cast Break????

:nortonI just rode to Inuvik, N.W. Territories and back and also rode to McCarthy Alaska on my cast wheels, and have ridden uncounted forest roads and have had no problems and the cast are lighter I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,730
Posted By waynem
were back

:clapWe finished our ride yesterday, Ira today as he gets home to Ca. We rode to Inuvik, TOW, Denali, Valdez, and the road to McCarthy ( a bitch of a road ) and just to tempt the gods re-road the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,730
Posted By waynem
Fixed in Dease

This is Ira, the owner of the dog-mauled bike. Wayne doesn't want to admit to the following: We found the mouse, and, for future reference, there's not much dark meat on those little suckers.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,730
Posted By waynem
crossed fingers

we have the bike running with the help of a local mechanic, troy at trolls trax and a copper sleeve and a bunch of super glue....hopefully we are back on the ride, the mouse wasnt seen but the dog...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,730
Posted By waynem
Cry a mess on the cassier, help needed

My riding buddy and I are , or were on the way to ride the dempster, stopped in Iskut at the motel and the resident dog chased a mouse into his bike and while we were eating he ate the left side of...
Forum: Alaska 06-07-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,398
Posted By waynem
two of us

Shatford, there will be 2 of us on grey 1200 gs's leaving around the same time and you are welcome to join us, we will be (hopefully) going to Inivik and then tow and then Dead horse and then...
Forum: Americas 06-02-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,083
Posted By waynem
Question Inuvik or Deadhorse??

:1drinkIf you had the time to do only one of these roads, would you ride to Inuvik, Yukon Territory, or Deadhorse Alaska?:norton
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-22-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,058
Posted By waynem
far from the reach of crazy sorrow to dance...

far from the reach of crazy sorrow

to dance beneath the diamond sky with one hand waving free

sillouetted by the sea

I PROMISE TO GO WANDERING!

Bob Dylan
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,383
Posted By waynem
why

why would vibrations "kill" a fuse box area?..I have the same wiring and just ran it from the battery under the tank panels to the GPS mount and have had no problems. Am I living on borrowed...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-09-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 889
Posted By waynem
It might be me

but I really really like the ride from Winemucca to Lakeview, it is wide opnen and beautiful!!
Forum: Americas 05-01-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,497
Posted By waynem
the old system

In 2003 we, my self, my son and my riding buddy came out of Mexico after the copper canyon and also neglected to clear our papers, the TVIP
from then is linked to our passports, to make a long sad...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,298
Posted By waynem
get a bike you will ride

3000 miles on each bike...??
Forum: Alaska 04-20-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 44,742
Posted By waynem
going but not signed up

ROGLSA, there are two of us riding up to deadhorse and we will leave Lincoln City on June 10, we are not signed up for d2d, didn't even know about it..we just want to ride to Deadhorse...and...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,211
Posted By waynem
what was the "much heavier " spring you wen with?

Mine is 59/59/-160-185.....would that be considered much heavier?
Forum: Americas 03-29-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 912
Posted By waynem
maybe June?

If you change your plans, I am leaving the coast of Oregon on June 10th to go to Prudho Bay and do a little touring in Alaska and the Yukon fo about 30 days. As of now I am going alone since my...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,854
Posted By waynem
I got it, all answers helped

:clapOk, thanks to all, especially you panhandlechuck, the links proved invaluable, the folks here are the best!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,854
Posted By waynem
serendipity

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An old riding buddie just came over with his BRAND NEW 1200GS adv, 297 miles on it picked up today, I can see the harness on his bike and the plug, I don't have that on my bike (2006 1200GS), so...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,854
Posted By waynem
Maybe I am an idiot

but I dont see the OEM harness, my bike is an 06 1200GS, non adv. and I dont see anything like you describe....

A pic would be greatly appreciated:y0!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,854
Posted By waynem
removing tank panels

:nortonI am going to run power from my battery to a GPS unit mounted on my bars and wonder if there is anything to worry about when I remove the side panels on a 1200gs and also, will I have to...
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