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Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By LoCat
Smooth as silk and the GSA came with SS lines. ...

Smooth as silk and the GSA came with SS lines.

Just time to have them serviced is all.

LoCat
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By LoCat
Servo

Thanks Jim,

I have your CD and used it a lot when I got the bike. Thank You!

It was a dealer service department that basically warned me that servicing the brakes could make the unit fail. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By LoCat
2006 1150 GSA ABS Brakes Servicing

I was told today that servicing this complicated system can blow worn seals and require replacement to the tune of $3,700 plus labor.

First I have heard of servicing (flush) causing...
Forum: Battle Scooters 09-14-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,376
Posted By LoCat
Kymco

Love the looks/design of the Kymco, will definately look into that one.

Thanks

AliceThomas:clap
Forum: Battle Scooters 09-14-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,376
Posted By LoCat
Thank you all!

Thanks for all the information and suggestions, we really appreciate them :clap

I still think that mfg's are missing an opportunity but I'm used to big pannier's on the GS. Love hauling stuff on...
Forum: Battle Scooters 09-13-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,376
Posted By LoCat
Scooter as a mule

Hey All,

Trying to locate a scoot for the GF to use almost daily for light grocery shopping etc. We live on a boat most of the time with scoot parking nearby. Not her first scoot but it's been a...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,324
Posted By LoCat
That's the one....

Someone should start making these...:norton


Thanks

MZRIDER!

Lo Cat
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,324
Posted By LoCat
Art of The Motorcycle... Boomer...anyone?

Anyone remember the Chec bike in the AOTM? Trying to find it online. Super long and yellow in color.

Big movement (well relatively big) in long-tail cargo bicycles, I think it's time for a long...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-08-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6,826
Views: 2,263,005
Posted By LoCat
Welcome Home Mark!

Hi Mark,

Long time...I had to laugh at all of the room you have, I recently downsized to a sailboat for part of the year and it's truly amazing how little you need (well at least where it's warm)...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-01-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,080
Posted By LoCat
Go easy on him

Go easy on him but friends (dudes) don't let friends (dudes) drive Miata's :deal
Forum: Road Warriors 10-31-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,080
Posted By LoCat
Miata = Chick Car

There's that Miata name again, keeps coming up in recent discussions about cars and bikes.....too bad it's a chick car :lol3

LoCat
Forum: Road Warriors 10-31-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,080
Posted By LoCat
Still interested in more

Thanks for all the replies, love this site :clap

I'm thinking I need to find the nearest rental company and spend a day behind the handle bars.

I have read a lot of comments about Traxion (sp)...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-31-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,080
Posted By LoCat
There goes this thread

:ear Wow people have been telling me for years don't do this don't do that, just makes me want to do it even more. This includes my best two riding buddies who have threatened to disown me if I get a...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-30-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,080
Posted By LoCat
Who's made the GS to WING switch?

Have a 2006 GSA Special Ed that I have put 30,000 miles on and it's been great! I love hitting the end of the pavement and just keep on going but that's all I've really done off-road, fire roads...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,117
Posted By LoCat
Try this

If you have a two lug head check the spark wires closely. There is a small wire connection that is held together with a small plastic nub. This can slip out just a little an then there is trouble....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,355
Posted By LoCat
Thumb Love this site!

Thanks Pete!

Works great!

LoCat
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By LoCat
Thank You!

Thanks for the suggestion! I'll check it out.

LoCat
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By LoCat
I'm clueless

Apparently I'm clueless on the TB, I was thinking they were something like a carb. Actually that doesn't make much sense either.....good god I'm getting old. :lol3

Must have screwed up the one...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By LoCat
Not much better

Tried a longer ride and no joy, still missing.

I am almost positive I sucked some stuff in while changing the air filter.

Any idea what it takes to have the TB's cleaned?

Thanks

LoCat
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By LoCat
Getting better

I am familiar with that problem but I checked just in case (was running rough for the warm up before I synced).

However after checking I started up, it coughed and is now running better but not...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By LoCat
Oil, Air, Sync running poorly (Checking Valves Tomorrow) Thanks

2006 1150 GSA..

Just did an oil, air filter TB sync. Running poorly backfire etc. :huh

I have in the past mixed up the valve settings but this time I only adjusted the intake on one side and...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-24-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6,826
Views: 2,263,005
Posted By LoCat
Living your dream...AGAIN!

Hi Mark, Been checking in from time to time to follow along and I see it's finally ON :clap

I hope you have a great trip!

Don't know what else to say other than I wish I was riding along as...
Forum: The Garage 03-14-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,284
Posted By LoCat
:)

:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: The Garage 03-07-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,284
Posted By LoCat
Inflation

Absolutely I watch this very carefully and also inspect both tires on a regular basis.
Forum: The Garage 03-07-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,284
Posted By LoCat
Tube Tires

Yikes, and these are tub tires....need to upgrade.

Thanks!
Forum: The Garage 03-06-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,284
Posted By LoCat
Thanks for the suggestions

Yes the tires are worn pretty well on th R80 and need to be changed.

Thanks for the feedback and response. :clap

Be changing them out in SF next trip down.

Thanks

LoCat
Forum: The Garage 03-06-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,284
Posted By LoCat
Tire howling? Impending Doom?

I recently rented a Harley while in San Francisco and took my girl for a day ride. I noticed very quickly that the rear tire let out a howling noise in corners. After a short freeway jaunt I...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 748
Posted By LoCat
Love Customer Service? - Deal with Ride West

I had the unfortunate need to return a Rev'it garment I purchased through Ride West in Seattle approximately a year ago. I had to purchase there because the local shop simply would not order the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-25-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 197,783
Posted By LoCat
Always dreaming about a trip South...Thanks

Thanks for stoking my dream just a bit. Great report!

Love the HD for the ride what a great platform.

All the best!

LoCat
Forum: Old's Cool 11-01-2010, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 911
Posted By LoCat
Love this site

You just gotta love this site......

Took my second long trip on the 83 R80RT to San Fran from Portland. I-5 down and 101 - 128? to the coast to Fort Bragg over the hill to 101 then back over 199...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-09-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 63,109
Posted By LoCat
Enjoy!

Once again hat's off to you Mark!

Subscribed so please keep it coming and be safe.

Scott
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-12-2010, 10:15 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 11,420
Posted By LoCat
You're killing me bro!

Nice.......

LoCat

PS: My GS is parked in San Francisco at my new GF's loft :wink: Headed down Thursday.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 589
Posted By LoCat
Thank you Cycle Doc

Wow you are very well informed and I appreciate you sharing your expertise.

I didn't think I would need the grips but my ride to Cali from Oregon tomorrow is looking wet and cold.

I am taking...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 589
Posted By LoCat
Heated grips barely working 1150 GSA

Hi everyone,

Any ideas would be appreciated. Didn't think I had to take care of this right away but what do you know I am hittin the road day after tomorrow and may need to use em.

So they...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-28-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 170,680
Posted By LoCat
Thank you !!!

Wow, I love being in the mountains and been considering CO but had no idea where to start.

Guess now all I have to do is pack and go.

Thanks and look forward to more installments. I know all...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 278,683
Posted By LoCat
Exactly

I was thinking the same thing exactly.

I think I did OK when I got mine with all the aftermarket stuff :wink:

Hope all is well with you and yours.

LoCat
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 278,683
Posted By LoCat
Fyi

Craigslist ad

How many more low mileage bikes are out there?

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/mcy/1545158576.html

LoCat
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2009, 09:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,115
Posted By LoCat
It did come in

It did come in, (anti lock) otherwise it would have been a much more exciting test. :lol3

LoCat
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 562,264
Posted By LoCat
My late season trip

One of the more senic stops :wink:

http://napes.smugmug.com/Other/Cali-Ride/P1000170/746042608_AuRbQ-M.jpg

OK one more. Top of Highway 1
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2009, 08:20 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 104,958
Posted By LoCat
Yes I feel the love

Portland to the top of Highway 1 (approx 700 miles) in one day October 28, 2009. I was having soo much fun I just couldn't stop. :lol3

Funny becuase just after i got it last year I did a 300...
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