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Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2011, 04:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,719
Posted By SingleTrackMind
Frankly, I hope the water cooled bike is a...

Frankly, I hope the water cooled bike is a smashing success and there's a mad rush to offload all the air cooled bikes so I can pick up a 2011 on the cheap! :D
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,774
Posted By SingleTrackMind
Having just sold a KTM so I could move up to a...

Having just sold a KTM so I could move up to a GS, I'd have absolutely no regrets with recommending a KTM as an alternate. Mine was a 990, but for your expected budget range, a 950 would fit the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2010, 06:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,836
Posted By SingleTrackMind
If you have access to trails, go pick up an older...

If you have access to trails, go pick up an older Honda XR and let 'er rip! If you don't have easy trail access, pick up an older dual sport like a KLR and seek out the dirt roads.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 11,916
Posted By SingleTrackMind
I have not yet ridden a GS, but I have ridden my...

I have not yet ridden a GS, but I have ridden my CBR 1000RR in the company of a pretty good rider on a GS, and he kept pace very well. That is to say, going into corners on the brakes he was...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,951
Posted By SingleTrackMind
I found one on ebay under "too cheap to be true"....

I found one on ebay under "too cheap to be true". :D

I'm not sure where one really searches for them, they just happen to show up in the normal used marketplaces from time to time. There may be...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,951
Posted By SingleTrackMind
Thanks for all the input! I think I'm going to...

Thanks for all the input! I think I'm going to pass on this one because I really don't have time to do the due diligence with it being an out of state ebay item ending in the next few hours. If I...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2010, 04:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,951
Posted By SingleTrackMind
How do we feel about salvage titles?

My KTM is sold (pending final paperwork and whatnot) so I'm shopping for a GSA with enthusiasm now...searching craigslist, ebay, etc and came across a nice looking red 2009 GSAdv on ebay. Not sure...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By SingleTrackMind
Preacher, you better just go ahead and trade that...

Preacher, you better just go ahead and trade that GS to me now before you rack up too many miles on it. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,451
Posted By SingleTrackMind
Awesome! I can't believe someone gave that up...

Awesome! I can't believe someone gave that up for a Harley...:rofl

Now if I can just find someone willing to take this KTM in exchange for a GSAdv I'd be a very happy camper.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2010, 05:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 789
Posted By SingleTrackMind
Can you elaborate? I know absolute squat about...

Can you elaborate? I know absolute squat about the GS and havent read through all the forum stuff yet. WTF does this hated servo do? For what it's worth, I think I'll be looking at '07 or newer to...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2010, 06:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 789
Posted By SingleTrackMind
Wichita. I've always wanted the GSA but...

Wichita.

I've always wanted the GSA but until recently, put it out of my mind due to cost. I recently came across a guy looking to trade a GS for a KTM, so I'm trying to make that deal go...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2010, 04:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 789
Posted By SingleTrackMind
Cool2 Thinking about coming over from the Orange side...what to look for?

I've been riding a KTM for a little over a year now and got to thinking about a GS recently. I read on another thread that there's a "What to look for?" thread somewhere in here...can somebody bump...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-17-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 30,334
Posted By SingleTrackMind
Pro Seal

Good on ya, Sakurama for using the ProSeal. That is by far the best sealant for this job and exactly what I plan to use when I do mine. I have a 1966 Mooney airplane with wet wing tanks sealed with...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-16-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 451
Posted By SingleTrackMind
'08 Adv No start with HID on

I installed a euro headlight and euro switch, then later upgraded the H7 and H3 to HID. The bike won't start if the lights are on when I turn the key on. I have to turn the light off, and turn the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-12-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,213
Posted By SingleTrackMind
I'm of the opinion that the so called 15 minute...

I'm of the opinion that the so called 15 minute idle trick is an internet misinterpretation, and requires the diagnostic tool to do properly by resetting the parameters. I don't think it does much...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-12-2010, 05:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,213
Posted By SingleTrackMind
Pissed bump for another victim

'08 990, 6000 miles on it, canister removed. I've started to notice recently that there's a definite hesitation between 4k-5k rpm, any gear, any speed, unless I'm hammering the throttle and run...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-09-2010, 04:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,867
Posted By SingleTrackMind
Update....

The wood blocks did the trick! It took longer to find a piece of wood and cut it on the table saw than it did to finish mounting the tire. Now I have to figure out what to take on the road to...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,867
Posted By SingleTrackMind
Great idea cholla, I'll try the blocks tomorrow. ...

Great idea cholla, I'll try the blocks tomorrow. Gracias.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,867
Posted By SingleTrackMind
I understand what you're saying and I've tried to...

I understand what you're saying and I've tried to do that, but I guess I don't weigh enough. That f'er is too stiff and I can't push it into the center. I tried using straps to pinch the beads...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,867
Posted By SingleTrackMind
Pissed How the F do you mount a Scorpion by hand?

Seriously. I've searched, found several how-to threads and watched the transworldmx video (that's no Scorpion!), but this sumbitch just won't go on. This is as far as I've gotten......
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-04-2010, 04:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,180
Posted By SingleTrackMind
Zumo SD and topo

I've got an 8GB card for my Zumo and just purchased the 24k topo DVD for my area and loaded it on the card. Zumo doesn't see it. What to do next?

PS - running a Mac with Basecamp and...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-15-2010, 05:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,270
Posted By SingleTrackMind
Use compressed air....I'll be darned if it...

Use compressed air....I'll be darned if it doesn't levitate that sucker right out of there.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-10-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,633
Posted By SingleTrackMind
My '08 990 had the o-ring installed...

My '08 990 had the o-ring installed improperly...about half the circumference had the o-ring folded over causing it to not seal correctly. It worked fine for a few hundred miles but once it let go,...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-09-2010, 04:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,947
Posted By SingleTrackMind
dad, I'd recommend copying my version and using...

dad,
I'd recommend copying my version and using a BIG washer for the foot, rather than reusing the stock foot. I think it's the simplest and most useful for all except wet mud or soft sand without...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-01-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 18,852
Views: 7,640,517
Posted By SingleTrackMind
Forum: Orange Crush 03-21-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,947
Posted By SingleTrackMind
AdvGa inspired me to do kickstand V3.0.... ...

AdvGa inspired me to do kickstand V3.0....

http://i44.tinypic.com/2008k0j.jpg
http://i41.tinypic.com/2dkgu95.jpg

That's a 1/2" dia grade 8 bolt, with a 1/2" washer welded to the bottom, then a...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-21-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,947
Posted By SingleTrackMind
Brown Dog, I used a 3/4" bolt which takes a 1 1/8...

Brown Dog, I used a 3/4" bolt which takes a 1 1/8 to drive it. I think Dad is referring to AdvGa's version which uses a smaller bolt and a recessed nut.

I thought real hard about some sort of...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-20-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,947
Posted By SingleTrackMind
Well, here ya go you lazy FF. :D The correct...

Well, here ya go you lazy FF. :D
The correct answer is 3/4" bolt. My welding skills leave much to be desired, but adequate to stick two pieces of metal together. The foot pad is just a 3/4"...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-20-2010, 07:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,947
Posted By SingleTrackMind
D'oh!

:baldy

Man, looks like I picked the wrong week to quit sniffing glue. You would think a brilliant engineer like myself would've picked up on that right away.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-20-2010, 07:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,947
Posted By SingleTrackMind
Adjustable kickstand qwerstion

Aurel and others, what diameter bolt do I need to make this?

http://aurel.smugmug.com/photos/592705419_TDHjo-L.jpg

I cut my kickstand last night and welded a new pad to make it shorter, but I...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-29-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By SingleTrackMind
Mine started leaking from the oil jet plug just...

Mine started leaking from the oil jet plug just inboard of the clutch slave after I cleaned the jet during an oil change. It has a copper crush washer and I guess I just didn't tighten it enough. ...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2009, 04:12 AM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 237,907
Posted By SingleTrackMind
I'm confused.

Ryan, is the Adventure Rain a goretex boot? Can we preorder with a deposit and get in line for delivery?
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2009, 09:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,140
Posted By SingleTrackMind
I do not wear a Gerbing liner but I am...

I do not wear a Gerbing liner but I am considering a homegrown option. I can fit a pair of expedition weight capilene or smartwool long underwear under the pants, and a couple layers under the...
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2009, 04:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,140
Posted By SingleTrackMind
Have someone help you get real measurements per...

Have someone help you get real measurements per the BMW fitment table and see what size they recommend. It seems to me their sizing reflects next-to-skin fitment, meaning they're meant to fit pretty...
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2009, 04:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By SingleTrackMind
Plexus plastic cleaner works great for me. I...

Plexus plastic cleaner works great for me. I bought it for my airplane windows, and one day decided to try it on the helmet...excellent results!
...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-14-2009, 04:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,271
Posted By SingleTrackMind
Your tire is starting to get cupped, that's all. ...

Your tire is starting to get cupped, that's all. Mine did it too at 2000 miles. I let go to adjust a glove while coasting to a red light and damn near had an unplanned dismount. It's worse now at...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-05-2009, 08:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,978
Posted By SingleTrackMind
My '08 was doing the same thing this weekend...

My '08 was doing the same thing this weekend while riding it pretty hard on some twisties. Rolling on the throttle at nearly any speed in any gear would result in a bit of hiccup.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-05-2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By SingleTrackMind
A Giant Loop bag is definitely on the list for...

A Giant Loop bag is definitely on the list for offroading, but I figure for pavement I'll keep using my TTs.

PS....the headlight sucks. Euro kit on the way, soon to be followed by HIDs of some...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-05-2009, 04:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By SingleTrackMind
Yeah, Jake...I've thought about another set of...

Yeah, Jake...I've thought about another set of wheels for street use but I'll probably try another set of tires first. I wish I could use the spare set of OZ Racing wheels leftover from my CBR.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-04-2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By SingleTrackMind
Arkansas ride report....the good, the bad, and the ugly

This weekend, some friends and I went on our Fall ride to Arkansas. Here's the highlights...

The Good:
~Love the KTM (in spite of a couple issues)
~Love the BMW Rallye Pro 2 gear
~Arkansas...
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