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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 10:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,660
Posted By Gillus
It is free here to dump trash at the Otero County...

It is free here to dump trash at the Otero County convenience center, sometimes they will help you unload.
In CO at the Larimer County landfill it would cost $25.00 to dump a pickup load and they...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 08:29 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,660
Posted By Gillus
The water in Alamogordo is :puke1 but very safe...

The water in Alamogordo is :puke1 but very safe and will leave water spots so a hand dry is necessary if you wash the car. The water in southern NM overall is not that good, some better than others...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 581
Posted By Gillus
A gold wing is a hippopotamus in running shoes,...

A gold wing is a hippopotamus in running shoes, JMO. I rode with several guys with gold wings and I was on my C-14 in CO up and down mountain passes. At the end of they day they were wrung out, tired...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,660
Posted By Gillus
Not sure about Juarez but I was told by the nice...

Not sure about Juarez but I was told by the nice lady at the Poncho Villa Museum in Columbus that the pink store and Palomas is fine. That is worth the trip over there.
Barko is correct about the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,660
Posted By Gillus
I was in LC Saturday. Nice place, Organ Mountains...

I was in LC Saturday. Nice place, Organ Mountains to the east with spectacular colors at sunset and desert to the west, sits down in the Rio Grand Valley. Lots of people and traffic as it is one on...
Forum: Road warriors 04-14-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 221,036
Posted By Gillus
#1: took long enough.......... move to a warmer...

#1: took long enough.......... move to a warmer climate, your depriving yourself :cry.

#2 Booster plug :deal. Maybe a 1oz per gallon dose of sea foam next 100+ mile ride. Use or feather your...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By Gillus
Now go get yourself a can of SeaFoam and add 1 oz...

Now go get yourself a can of SeaFoam and add 1 oz per gallon of gas to the gas tank and run that tank down to 1/4 or 1/2 in one sitting (ride) or about 150 miles or so.
Then it will run mochmobedda...
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By Gillus
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BmwkuzbsiOg ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BmwkuzbsiOg

http://www.ebay.com/itm/8M4991-CAT-O-Ring-Motorcycle-Throttle-Lock-Lot-of-10-/200361377798

Here ya go, $2.00 each and have a few spares. These work...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-08-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,660
Posted By Gillus
did you have to bring that up :dunno

did you have to bring that up :dunno
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 10,596
Posted By Gillus
Here's a good reason not to. ...

Here's a good reason not to.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=965979
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-08-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,660
Posted By Gillus
High Rolls, Southern NM 6500 ft in elev in the...

High Rolls, Southern NM 6500 ft in elev in the foothills, some snow, cooler by 5 - 10* than the desert below (Alamogordo and the Tularosa Basin) 8 miles away.
Sacramento Mountains, Cloudcroft,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,223
Posted By Gillus
Napa had some stuff called Siloo Motor flush. It...

Napa had some stuff called Siloo Motor flush. It was a $4.00 quart of thin nasty juice you add to a full on the dipstick warm crankcase, idle only for 5 minutes and then drain pan and remove filter...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-07-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,947
Posted By Gillus
You should take a look at city-data.com and do...

You should take a look at city-data.com and do some research/comparison of all the locations. While the weather in CO may be better it is not apples and oranges different, this is what I'd be running...
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 221,036
Posted By Gillus
I looked at a 9T at a dealership in El Paso last...

I looked at a 9T at a dealership in El Paso last week. Seems like a specific use urban Hooligan naked bike and would not make a good road bike. They do look nice but...........

Thanks for the...
Forum: The Garage 04-06-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By Gillus
if you don't mind semi gloss black, but this was...

if you don't mind semi gloss black, but this was on fiberglass. I think bumpers are plastic or rubber

http://i769.photobucket.com/albums/xx331/gillus/R12R%20fairing/_2014_03_23_0449.jpg...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-06-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,947
Posted By Gillus
You can run but you can't hide, these are the...

You can run but you can't hide, these are the same reasons I moved from Ft. C. (born and raised there) and the Front Range after 50 years and never looked back. And the 100 year floods that happen...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 831
Posted By Gillus
that's about it :dunno

that's about it :dunno
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 831
Posted By Gillus
Put a GS seat on the GSA and that'll lower you an...

Put a GS seat on the GSA and that'll lower you an inch. I still have not heard a good explanation for the extras height seat on the GSA.

The GSA suspension is an inch higher than a GS and more...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 221,036
Posted By Gillus
Laugh I wanted clean air and got it

My R1200R was on the chopping block if I couldn't fix this problem. I feel you need clean air to a helmet or no air behind a barn door to stop helmet roar noise and buffeting. R1200R choices are:...
Forum: The Garage 03-23-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,109
Posted By Gillus
Looks nice!! Is the FJ next?? :lol3

Looks nice!!

Is the FJ next?? :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-22-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 10,983
Views: 1,345,857
Posted By Gillus
only 685 miles on an '04

not mine and not CL but...... down here in the desert, with side bag brackets.

http://hollomanyardsales.com/i/45703588



...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,969
Posted By Gillus
+1 = 8 for the '12. The '12 has the camhead...

+1 = 8 for the '12. The '12 has the camhead engine you will not regret having control over :evil :nod
Forum: Face plant 03-19-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 23,177
Posted By Gillus
I got hit by a downburst in Wyo, We were ahead of...

I got hit by a downburst in Wyo, We were ahead of a thunderstorm by a few minutes but a leading edge of a downdraft came out of nowhere. I saw the weeds and dust blowing and slowed as much as I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8,568
Views: 1,219,866
Posted By Gillus
Considering one of these for a lightweight bumper...

Considering one of these for a lightweight bumper bike for a 5th wheel to take on vacation with the wife, she reads I ride.
He has had this '09 for sale for a long time, was fairly firm on the price...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,151
Posted By Gillus
Markk53 nailed it!! I had a Honda 250 for a...

Markk53 nailed it!!

I had a Honda 250 for a while, I am a big guy, 6'3" 230 lbs and the honda didn't have any power till it got wound up.
Had a KLX300 for a while, plenty of power, nice ride but...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 221,036
Posted By Gillus
The ones pictured are the same as what is on my...

The ones pictured are the same as what is on my '11 GSA. My '11 R12R has bolts in the same mounting holes that are waiting for these OE aluminum guards or some guards or else don't :muutt. I priced...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-15-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10,983
Views: 1,345,857
Posted By Gillus
not cl but

this comes with a passenger seat?? :fpalm:nono:scratch:dunno:hmmmmm

http://hollomanyardsales.com/i/45569028
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,059
Posted By Gillus
plus you may want to see if that bike requires a...

plus you may want to see if that bike requires a jet aircraft pilots license in MT. :lol3
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 984
Posted By Gillus
reward yourself for clean living like an "old...

reward yourself for clean living like an "old man" and buy a new set, the bike will ride and handle so much better/smoother/quieter with new rubber without flat spots in the middle and a smooth...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By Gillus
FWIW On my '11GSA I bought a used regular...

FWIW
On my '11GSA I bought a used regular height seat and sent it to Rick Mayer for a custom seat to fit me. Works great and got me down an inch behind the tall Ztech screen and a bit lower to the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-05-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By Gillus
First off you will need a bill of sale BOS with a...

First off you will need a bill of sale BOS with a dollar amount (to pay the 3% excise tax on later) from somebody/seller with the vin and year, make and model etc, the fresher the date the better.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,656
Posted By Gillus
good that they let you use the original/OE...

good that they let you use the original/OE brackets and the price reflects that. :nod :thumb

On my '11 GSA I got the Z2418, 23" tall screen and had Rick Mayer build me a regular height seat. I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-02-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,049
Posted By Gillus
registration fees in NM

Got my NM license plate registration renewals for an '11 Burgman 400 scooter and a '13 KXL250S :D
One year, $18.50 per each
Two years, $35.00

Got the NM license plate registration renewal for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-01-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10,983
Views: 1,345,857
Posted By Gillus
Not cl but............ ...

Not cl but............

http://hollomanyardsales.com/i/45232166

A Vixon, you'd have the only one of these in town.
Keywords: tinker, work on, cursed, stumble, "issues" fixed, only needs a bit...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-27-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,692
Posted By Gillus
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,341
Posted By Gillus
everything on the bike has a lot of miles, not...

everything on the bike has a lot of miles, not just the engine, starter, alternator, gears, forks, stress/fatigue on frame and other parts. Take that into consideration for future expenses.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,343
Posted By Gillus
+1 :nod just gotta be a bit smarter than...

+1 :nod

just gotta be a bit smarter than the kickstand :deal
Forum: Vendors 02-23-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 36,213
Posted By Gillus
I got in on a Rick Mayer year end 1/2 price sale...

I got in on a Rick Mayer year end 1/2 price sale for the GS (single front) rider seat rebuild a couple years ago. A week only the last week or few days of December. I found used seat and sent it to...
Forum: The Garage 02-22-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,290
Posted By Gillus
Don't do it in NM. A handyman certificate will...

Don't do it in NM. A handyman certificate will limit you a bunch if you keep it legal.
Can paint one wall but not a whole room.
Can patch/repair a roof but not do a whole roof.
No electrical work,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-16-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By Gillus
head south for winter.................. then...

head south for winter.................. then west.
78* here today in southern NM :jkam.
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