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Forum: Face plant 05-08-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2,620
Views: 617,502
Posted By AK Bear
Wow, a post to Dale's thread. Just today at...

Wow, a post to Dale's thread. Just today at lunch I was telling someone who I saw texting in their truck about Dale and how if the driver who hit him was paying attention he would be walking today....
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,717
Posted By AK Bear
4 years with Hi Viz now and I almost never have...

4 years with Hi Viz now and I almost never have someone pull out in front of me. It used to happen on an almost weekly basis. I still will have ocasional lane changers try to get me but no left...
Forum: Alaska 10-14-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 928
Views: 78,827
Posted By AK Bear
OOPS, looks like I'll be out of town too.

OOPS, looks like I'll be out of town too.
Forum: Alaska 10-01-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 928
Views: 78,827
Posted By AK Bear
I'll be there.

I'll be there.
Forum: Alaska 08-30-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,324
Posted By AK Bear
Just saw this. Glad your OK. Bear

Just saw this. Glad your OK. Bear
Forum: Alaska 05-28-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,033
Posted By AK Bear
Don't wuss out. Rent a cabin for the warmer...

Don't wuss out. Rent a cabin for the warmer months, maybe till Octover and join a health club. You can take your showers there and save $ for the winter months. Lots of people do that and it works...
Forum: Alaska 05-22-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,033
Posted By AK Bear
Clinical field? You won't be hurting for...

Clinical field? You won't be hurting for business come January!
Forum: Alaska 04-25-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 146,579
Posted By AK Bear
Don't know if it will work but I have a 94 or 95...

Don't know if it will work but I have a 94 or 95 1100GS motor that may fit. Let me know. 234 7486
Forum: Alaska 03-09-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,169
Posted By AK Bear
Bump

Bump
Forum: GS Boxers 02-29-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,693
Posted By AK Bear
I have a 96 that looks just like that bike. Your...

I have a 96 that looks just like that bike. Your goiung to love it!

Not sure about the issue of the side stand being too short with Ohlins though. I have them on mine and use the side stand...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,979
Posted By AK Bear
I'm lucky enough to have both an 1100 and an1150....

I'm lucky enough to have both an 1100 and an1150. Love them both and I'm not really sure which I would keep if I had to get rid of one. Both ride the same in terms of handeling. I really can't...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 14,028
Posted By AK Bear
Never thought I'd use a top case but bought a...

Never thought I'd use a top case but bought a used GS from a friend in 2003 that it came with one. BMW brand, It's extreemly useful and I use it almost every time I ride. Much more convenient than...
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1,673
Views: 432,552
Posted By AK Bear
Missed you in December. Weather was too crappy. ...

Missed you in December. Weather was too crappy. Coonass says to say hello and maybe we'll see you in the spring, Bear
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-27-2011, 11:23 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 25,663
Posted By AK Bear
Bummer, I'll be riding there in a week. Hope it...

Bummer, I'll be riding there in a week. Hope it warms up a bit. Bear
Forum: Americas 11-21-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,467
Posted By AK Bear
May run in to you in South West Texas near Big...

May run in to you in South West Texas near Big Bend early in the secand week of dec.
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,530
Posted By AK Bear
What to wear under you gear in Alaska? ...

What to wear under you gear in Alaska?

Well depending on when your here, you'll be riding in temps between 80 in Fairbanks to 50's in Anchorage, and perhaps if you ride to Prudhoe bay maybe in...
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2011, 11:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,530
Posted By AK Bear
Got a Darian Light 3 weeks ago, just before it...

Got a Darian Light 3 weeks ago, just before it snowed here. Very nice coat. Tried it at 30 degrees with down under it and it worked fine for an hours ride. Should be a great coat for a ride to...
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1,673
Views: 432,552
Posted By AK Bear
I'll send you a PM when I get to Coonass's place...

I'll send you a PM when I get to Coonass's place in Lousianna.
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1,673
Views: 432,552
Posted By AK Bear
Just a note to subscribe. Glad to see you still...

Just a note to subscribe. Glad to see you still on the road. Used to follow you quite a bit but lost track. I'll be riding in Texas in three weeks and may run in to you, Bear
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,997
Posted By AK Bear
You're just 3 hours from Rick Meyer, just north...

You're just 3 hours from Rick Meyer, just north of Sacramento, who will make a custom seat while you wait. I have 2 of them, one on eachh of my bikes and can attest to their comfort. The vinal...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2011, 12:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,762
Posted By AK Bear
I have both an 1100 GS and an 1150 GS. I must...

I have both an 1100 GS and an 1150 GS. I must say that both are very well suited for extensive and sustained 90 mph days. The 1100 is running at 5,000rpm at that speed and I believe the 1150 is 500...
Forum: Alaska 06-09-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 146,579
Posted By AK Bear
I think I have one on Big Bird, Fighter's old...

I think I have one on Big Bird, Fighter's old ride that I bought for parts. If you give me a fair price you can take it off the bike. It's in the back yard. Bear
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,026
Posted By AK Bear
I think the sidestand issue is way over blown. ...

I think the sidestand issue is way over blown. My 1100 and 1150 spend all their time on the side stand and neither uses more than half a quart between 6,000 changes. Both bikes were switched to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By AK Bear
I have both and I think I like the 1100 better...

I have both and I think I like the 1100 better but then there are times I like the 1150. Really doesn't matter, their both great bikes.

The 1150 has what can only be called an overdrive 6th...
Forum: Alaska 05-01-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 500
Posted By AK Bear
Stolen KTM in Soldotna 4/30/11

REPOSTING THIS FOR MY NEIGHBOR

SOLDOTNA OR KENAI:please re-post, ALERT!!! A KTM 50cc was taken from the oil exchange yesterday and rode off... The suspect was a blond male in his 20's and one of...
Forum: Vendors 03-09-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1,229
Views: 210,128
Posted By AK Bear
I'm not Barb but I'll take a stab at answering...

I'm not Barb but I'll take a stab at answering your question. On my 1100's I have used washers between the seat and the seat frame to adjust the angle front to back. You could do the same with all...
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,215
Posted By AK Bear
I have an Olympia mesh coat that is warm if I use...

I have an Olympia mesh coat that is warm if I use an electric vest to 25 which is lots colder than I ever intended to ride. I got in in the nuc yellow adn since that time 3 years ago noone has pulled...
Forum: Alaska 02-13-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 146,579
Posted By AK Bear
I'll take them. If your in Anchorage I can stop...

I'll take them. If your in Anchorage I can stop by and pick them up.
Forum: Alaska 01-28-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 146,579
Posted By AK Bear
Will the stop pinch the wires more that with out?...

Will the stop pinch the wires more that with out? If so I don't think I woiuld want it unless there is another way of dealing with them.
Forum: Alaska 01-28-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 146,579
Posted By AK Bear
I'm interested. Whats the articulated guide do.

I'm interested. Whats the articulated guide do.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2010, 11:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,173
Posted By AK Bear
Calipers are tight, how much play is in the disc?

Calipers are tight, how much play is in the disc?
Forum: Alaska 12-09-2010, 12:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,004
Posted By AK Bear
Swinging down to Anchorage will only take 4 extra...

Swinging down to Anchorage will only take 4 extra day, sperhaps less, and is well worth it, especially if you can extend you time to go even farther south.
Forum: Alaska 12-09-2010, 12:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,424
Posted By AK Bear
Why don't you ride as far as you can and turn...

Why don't you ride as far as you can and turn around if you need to. It's more of an adventure than a sure thing. The road will probably be dry pavement a day after a snow fall as it is well plowed...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 18,159
Posted By AK Bear
While I haven't been to Prudhoe on a bike I can...

While I haven't been to Prudhoe on a bike I can attest to the slippery nature of the Denali Highway when wet. Almost like ice and some TKCs would have been a great relief. For the most part though...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2010, 12:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,596
Posted By AK Bear
I have a 96 GS and an 01 GS. If I had to choose...

I have a 96 GS and an 01 GS. If I had to choose between them I think I would let the 01 go. It's a really nice bike and may be as nice as the 96 but really no better. I don't enjoy the 6 speed,...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2010, 11:09 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 18,159
Posted By AK Bear
All good advice. I would add to the alternator...

All good advice. I would add to the alternator belt an extra sight glass. They have been known to blow and your dead in the water untill you get another. They only cost a few bucks and take up no...
Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,407
Posted By AK Bear
I had a 160 "Scrambler" in the late 60's. I was...

I had a 160 "Scrambler" in the late 60's. I was always looking at those 350's when they came out. They were it in their day. Enjoy your ride, Bear
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 865
Posted By AK Bear
I use those here in Alaska. Great in the rain...

I use those here in Alaska. Great in the rain and they do a good job of blocking the wind from my feet. I think I paid around $50 for them 7 or so years ago. For my money it was a good buy. I...
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 2,624
Views: 510,674
Posted By AK Bear
Hi Gwen, Glad to see your still around. Me...

Hi Gwen, Glad to see your still around. Me too,.. a little. If you get a chance to watch Sara Pailin's Alaska's first episode, you'll see where I took you to look at bears. They had a better...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2010, 11:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,095
Posted By AK Bear
Mine too and I only change it at the 18,000...

Mine too and I only change it at the 18,000 interval. Absolutly clean and clear, final drive too.
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