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Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2006, 06:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,636
Posted By RBikerT
Hell, I drop mine weekly...

But usually in the dirt. I thought it was just a thing with me an GSs. I don't mine dropping her, but pissed off it I find her sliding along the pavement. Geez that hurts.
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2006, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 999
Posted By RBikerT
Do your research

It can be done, in any state. But you will need to demonstrate that you have counteracted any measure that the manufacturer deemed not "street legal." My gues is this may get pretty deep. From...
Forum: Face plant 05-08-2006, 08:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,698
Posted By RBikerT

I was headed in the opposite direction. This morning I'm cruising down the highway and something odd catches my eye to my left. There's a dust up on the other side of the jersey barriers. Can't...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2006, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 678
Posted By RBikerT
Just don't go too hot

The hotter lights are better for some. Evidence that I've seen demonstrates that PIAA is much better at marketing, nothing else. As for temperature, if you go to the medium hot bulbs you will see a...
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2006, 07:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 911
Posted By RBikerT
How about soft parts?

I remember seeing someone selling softparts for less than $10. It was hard rubber with adhesive that stuck to the A frame. Did the same thing as hard part for 1/10 the price. Cant't remember who...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-25-2006, 07:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,594
Posted By RBikerT
Bob's blows

I live in Baltimore and I'll ride 90 miles to Morton's rather than stop at Boob's which is 80 miles closer.

Listen closely and you can hear all sorts of stories about folks getting screwed at...
Forum: Vendors 01-25-2006, 01:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,598
Posted By RBikerT
Don't forget he who must not be named

Napolean's shop in Jessup, MD. If anyone should be out of business it's that place. IMO treats his staff like shit.

But fortunately we have Jeff Massey's shop in Fredricksburg, VA and Speed's...
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2006, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 704
Posted By RBikerT
This is pretty good
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2005, 05:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,309
Posted By RBikerT
Train, Train

Train is only up and down the east coast. They can ship a bike as regular freight otherwise but it must be crated. Best best is to look for a motorcycle shipper who will truck your bike east while...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2005, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 798
Posted By RBikerT
Gotta get me me one of these

Forum: Face plant 11-13-2005, 06:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,360
Posted By RBikerT
Use caution

I've personally had very bad experience with Dairyland.

You also need to be very concerned because both of you carry Dairyland. If there's any question about a repair they pay for...
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2005, 11:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,406
Posted By RBikerT
Apple still owns the market

The 20 MB flash is good size. More music than you'll listen to in a year plus. More importantly, you can set it up so that when you sync it will download a new playlist (actually, delete some songs...
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2005, 06:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,424
Posted By RBikerT
Better yet

Learned this trick on this forum and used it twice already.

Release the air. Support the wheel. Use your weight via the heels of your boots and work your way around the wheel. By the time...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2005, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By RBikerT
New bars?

So when I scratched my ass along the pavement a while ago I tweaked the handlebars. I have a couple of questions. They aren't pretzeled, just off by 5-10 degrees. (1150GS Adv.)

Is is possible...
Forum: Face plant 10-06-2005, 04:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,419
Posted By RBikerT
Talking Eh, pride is fine

I'm just pissed about it. GS has some scrapes and bruises, but I'll get it fixed by the development's insurer. God bless law school.images/icons/icon10.gif
Forum: Face plant 10-06-2005, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,419
Posted By RBikerT

Pull out the other moring for a little spin to the store. Beautiful day, sun is shining, sprinklers in the apartment development are spritzing the grass.

I get on and motor off. First turn in...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2005, 08:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,201
Posted By RBikerT
My favorite trick

is to throw my Adventure on the center stand while still on it. Try that you short legged fulks.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2005, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By RBikerT
Dohhhhhh! Screwed up my Jesse.

Wasn't paying attention. Drove home from the store and my right side bag wasn't latched cause it was too full to close. Must have hit a bump and the lid flipped open. I didn't notice it. Opened...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2005, 04:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,201
Posted By RBikerT
Ride off

Did it for a decade on my airhead GS with no ill effects. And I otherwise beat the shit out of that thing everyday of the year. Have been doing so on my 04 Adventure for more than a year and no...
Forum: Face plant 09-17-2005, 08:38 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,138
Posted By RBikerT
He should be allowed to do what he wants

If he, as a new rider is stupid enough to not wear the proper gear then fine. But when that asshat puts other people in harms way by putting them on the bike then yes, he does belong in jail.

Forum: Equipment 09-17-2005, 08:30 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 10,347
Posted By RBikerT

The GSpot forum has a couple sets of the DVDs, made from broadcast, being shared in a round robin. When the current person is done with the DVDs then they post on the GSpot and the first person to...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2005, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 836
Posted By RBikerT
More worthless advice

leave the tank empty or full. If you leave it empty you'll need to clean it out before use. If you leave it full, you must use stabilizer and I'd be cautious about abusing it for that first tank...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-17-2005, 04:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,707
Posted By RBikerT
I think it's a default message

I get that when I don't properly map out a route and either leave a gap, or a cross, or maybe I've left a choice in the routes. The 2610 likes it's routes clean and clear.
Forum: Face plant 08-16-2005, 07:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,733
Posted By RBikerT
Make him pay

at least for the pair of shorts you wrecked.

Glad you're OK.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-16-2005, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,246
Posted By RBikerT

If you have a tracklog in your 2610 then you simply choose the upload icon from the control screen on your computer.

They had a logic for not putting a trackback feature in, damned if I can...
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2005, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,042
Posted By RBikerT
Hella FF50s

Inexpensive, easy to wire and plenty of light.
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2005, 02:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By RBikerT
turn the card around

there's a groove in one side so that the pins match up properly. If you look, one side has a ridge along the top away from the pins and the other doesn't. On one of the vertical corners there is a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-14-2005, 09:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,707
Posted By RBikerT
Flogging away

I have the Extrex Vista C and the 2610. The Vista C works great for hiking and probably bicycling, but I don't think it's suitable for motor vehicles. Especially scooters. Screen is too small and...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2005, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 716
Posted By RBikerT

You could try polishing the shield. The Novus plastic polishing products can bring it back to new with only a little elbow grease. This is especially true if it's just brillo type scratching and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-13-2005, 10:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,950
Posted By RBikerT
Use the GPSXchange

It rocks. Great idea and now seems to be getting some activity.
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2005, 10:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,530
Posted By RBikerT
They are not paper

It's based on DuPont's Tyvek, but has some additional features (impregnated among others). Tyvek material is extremely tough as is. This is the gold standard of vapor barriers in building right...
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2005, 03:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,228
Posted By RBikerT
Water bag - Tankbag

Bought a new tankbag at the MOA Rally. Marketed by Chicane, it fits the Adventure pretty well and is specifically designed to hold a water bag. It has a designed gap in the rear (facing rider) for...
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2005, 05:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,752
Posted By RBikerT
Take a look at this Ebay ad.

The ad has a phot you can enlarge down at the bottom. I believe these are mounted in the low position.

Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2005, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 822
Posted By RBikerT

If you inspect closely, it's not the sidestand bending, but a mounting point for the sidestand is deforming. Om my 90 GS the sidestand eventually was held out to the side by the sidestand mount that...
Forum: Face plant 08-07-2005, 10:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 643
Posted By RBikerT

So. I'm on my way to the Yankee Beemers Rally. I stopped in to visit Mom in Connecticut (I live in Maryland) and set out Saturday morning. I haven't lived in New England for 15 years and forget...
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2005, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 915
Posted By RBikerT
Learn to jack properly

Make certain everything is connected very tightly. The connection to the GPS is _very_ snug. If that doesn't do it, try another cable or USB port.
Forum: Face plant 08-05-2005, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 869
Posted By RBikerT
Use the insurance


(Personal opinion of a legal professional (not licensed in your state) with insurance experience, as a user and a litigator).
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-03-2005, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,253
Posted By RBikerT

You automatically get two unlocks. But you can get unlimited unlocks by going through a procedure where you "swear and affirm under penalty of perjury..." that you have removed it from previous...
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2005, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 765
Posted By RBikerT
No no no nooooooo

Any type of file short of full digital audio master is a compressed file which has specific information that has been removed from the file in order to compress it. This includes the various formats...
Forum: Equipment 07-29-2005, 01:39 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 19,961
Posted By RBikerT

I take off my Jesse's and use them as a stool. I'm still trying to come up with a pennytech way to make them a chair.
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