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Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,895
Posted By Wyodrill
THANK YOU!! That puts it all into perspective....

THANK YOU!! That puts it all into perspective. Really guys enjoy walking up, jump on and ride off. With the key fob in your pocket. :evil
Forum: Old's Cool 05-05-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,273
Posted By Wyodrill
Another idea

Have you thought about flying out to PA, rent a truck, not a trailer - one way.

Problem I have with trailers is they bounce along behind you and things can get squirrely. I have had a quad bounce...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By Wyodrill
I've been looking too!

I just got an R1200gsa with the nobbies on it. They are a bit rough riding/noisy from the front wheel at low speeds. That said, The 2nd day I had the bike I rode 1 1/2 hrs in a torrential Louisiana...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 387,756
Posted By Wyodrill
Tires for the new R1200 GSA?

I just took delivery on my R1200 GSA. It has some nice knobby tires. I am looking for something to replace them with before I wear them out on tarmac. I went to the old standby, Heidenau. But...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,895
Posted By Wyodrill
Lock works both to the right and left.

Actually, the lock and optional alarm are on the button on the handlebar. You can lock the wheel either right or left turn. The manual says the left is preferable as that is a more stable angle.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,895
Posted By Wyodrill
Keyless Start

I got mine two weeks ago. It works like a champ. 1 meter away and the start won't work. Also have the alarm system. The keyfob is necessary for both. That is starting the bike and turning off...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,895
Posted By Wyodrill
Not so fast...

Not so fast my friend. If the battery goes out you put the fob under the rear wheel where there is an antenna. From there you start the bike. It will run until you turn it off. Even if you drive...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,383
Posted By Wyodrill
I got an XD4 last fall. Rode it on my 08' R1200,...

I got an XD4 last fall. Rode it on my 08' R1200, works great. Rode it on my F800 gs w/ laminar lip and the vibration of the bill had my ears ringing. I just jumped on another R1200 w/ the screen...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,383
Posted By Wyodrill
Wear sunglases and dont bother with the shield.

I hate the idea of lugging around another face shield.
I just wear a pair of smith polarized sun glasses. When the sun goes down I put the glasses in my pocket. No jacking around with face...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 753
Posted By Wyodrill
Sidi Boots rock!

If you got the Goretex Sidi's they are guaranteed for life. I found this out the hard way by buying the less expensive pair first. When they leaked after 2 years, I called sidi distributor and told...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 39,573
Posted By Wyodrill
Try the Transcend Travel Cpap.

I have been using the Transcend Travel cpap machine. It came with a battery that will give me 2 1/2 nights camping. Then I need some A/C power to recharge it. Usually by then Im looking for...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,669
Posted By Wyodrill
Sidi Adventure Goretex

Adventure Goretex boots from Sidi, that don't squeek munch and with a shot of silicone water proof spray at the right spots, quiet as a church. The soles on them are vibram. ( the stuff mountain...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-23-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,144
Posted By Wyodrill
Griz - the top of the food chain

Most campgrounds in the parks and the likes provide "bear boxes". I put everything, stove, pots, toiletry kit, first aid kit and trash in the box. Only thing left in the tent is me, a flash light,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-23-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 790,710
Posted By Wyodrill
After a long day riding

After a long day riding in the Mojave Desert.
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 41,338
Posted By Wyodrill
Outstanding report or story or whatever

Thanks for taking the time to share your adventure. I am well impressed at your journey so far. Its exciting. Be Safe!

See if you can get any kind of cortisone cream. Should cool the boys off....
Forum: Europe 07-22-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,555
Posted By Wyodrill
Or Rent it.

If it flies, floats or makes woopie.... Rent It!

Check out Sixth rent a car. I was over there in May and rented a car from sixth... they were just starting to rent motor cycles. At least until...
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,947
Posted By Wyodrill
Cool2 They do fall off

Well just got back from a 2500 mile trip, lost one Gopro out right and a replacement broke away but I had a leash on that one. Both times the spacer bar or connector ( black plastic thing) failed....
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,947
Posted By Wyodrill
Helmet Safety

I did a mount on my helmet and have used it for about a year. Then I read that in the Dakar Rally it is forbidden to have anything like that on your helmet. Safety issues. If you are carrying this...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-24-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,557
Posted By Wyodrill
Nice view!!!

Well it looks like you made it. Next time bring the tire chains. "Cool" photos. Wish I was there.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,074
Posted By Wyodrill
To an electrical ignoramus that means nothing. ...

To an electrical ignoramus that means nothing. Please explain. We like permanent. Is that a good thing?

What gives with the stator on the F800? Is it going to fail?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-11-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12,022
Views: 1,561,867
Posted By Wyodrill
Factory repair

Garmin might be able to fix it for way less than replacement.
I had a Map76 and wore the buttons out on it. They fixed it pretty cheep. plus S&H of course was extra. Be sure to call them before...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-11-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 12,022
Views: 1,561,867
Posted By Wyodrill
Just type a few of the first letters and then search.

The old GPS's are doing a constant search while you type. The new ones are not requiring you to perfectly spell they are just waiting until you get enough information for a search. Just type in a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-11-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2,136
Views: 583,189
Posted By Wyodrill
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By Wyodrill
Dielectric Silicone is the Bomb!

I found this stuff on and 1995 Diesel PU truck. The truck ran on electricity not diesel. When the mechanics had a problem they started just smearing this silicone grease all over the connectors and...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,263
Posted By Wyodrill
U-Joints gotta love'm.

I bought an '08 oil cooled last year. I noticed the paralever rubber boots were not staying in place and disconnecting from the arm and body. They were also weather cracked. Had them replaced last...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-30-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 55,572
Posted By Wyodrill
The weather is here, I wish you were beautiful.

There are a lot of great songs listed here. Im adding some to my play list. Some I already have but all my play lists and trips begin with Jimmy Buffett's "The weather is here, I wish you were...
Forum: Americas 04-30-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By Wyodrill
Lovely ride...

My daughter is a noob. I took her on the trace for her first bike adventure earlier this spring. She really loved it. I did too. We traveled light. Dity bag, bag of nuts, power bar water and...
Forum: The Garage 04-30-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,740
Posted By Wyodrill
Sprocket maintence...

Some thing to consider- flipping the sprocket.
from the photos I saw, you had one extremely worn side and one side that had no wear. When you pull the wheel and see 'cupping' on the sprocket,...
Forum: Face plant 04-07-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,045
Posted By Wyodrill
Sad story...

Really sorry to hear this story. I was riding out to Daytona a few weeks ago and the Buzzards were everywhere. I thought I was going to have a bird strike one time. He jumped up in front of me off...
Forum: Face plant 04-07-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,087
Posted By Wyodrill
Gps

Next time I will park in a parking spot or on the sidewalk. I had thought in the extreme side of the lot I would be safe. No. Horn blowing - couldn't get to the button fast enough. She hit me so...
Forum: Face plant 03-06-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,087
Posted By Wyodrill
N a Parking Lot!

What is it with women in parking lots? Every parking lot I go in, I am having to dodge crazed drivers intent on pulling out or running over me. We are not moving fast, we are in relatively confined...
Forum: Face plant 10-05-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,054
Posted By Wyodrill
Remus exhaust..

I have killed two deer last year. Have slowed down the speed but not the amount I ride. I did put new Remus exhaust and silencer, the throaty sound really gets the deers attention. I have been...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,615
Posted By Wyodrill
You are going to be waiting for a while. I have...

You are going to be waiting for a while. I have put 14k on the front tire and 8 on the back. Changed the back just because I was going on a long trip. As far as rain goes, I havent seen a problem....
Forum: Face plant 03-19-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 44,849
Posted By Wyodrill
Wind? Come to Wyoming

In Wyoming we have a saying, "If the sun sets in the west, the wind will blow in the morning."
The Dallies are windy but the time I went thru there it was head on or to my back. If you ever travel...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,855
Posted By Wyodrill
Where is the alternator belt?

Just bought an '08 GSA. The learning curve is steep on these bikes from the world of F800's. Is there a tech manual that shows or explains things like this and part lists and sizes?
Forum: Alaska 03-01-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,883
Posted By Wyodrill
Which ones are you trying to 'punch out'? Note...

Which ones are you trying to 'punch out'? Note the inside clip ring in the photos of the mechanic that tried really hard at pressing them out. There are seals in front of the clips as well.

I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,019
Posted By Wyodrill
How does the coffee taste after that?

How does the coffee taste after that?
Forum: Face plant 01-19-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 17,037
Posted By Wyodrill
Wyoming Deer are Depressed

The depressed deer hang out along the tarmac.
This season I have killed two deer. Walked away from both. I was riding an F800GS. To say I killed the deer is an understatement. They were pretty...
Forum: Face plant 01-19-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 17,037
Posted By Wyodrill
Wyoming Deer are Depressed

The depressed deer hang out along the tarmac.
This season I have killed two deer. Walked away from both. I was riding an F800GS. To say I killed the deer is an understatement. They were pretty...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 36,022
Posted By Wyodrill
They got me goin'.

Firefly, Live and let live. Who knows or cares about KTM. BMW probably got a black eye on the frame braking issue. Electronic problems also thru a dark shadow on the name. But hey, if you load a...
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