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Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 18,388
Posted By IronHeart
Well. Figured out the issue with my bike...... it...

Well. Figured out the issue with my bike...... it was me. :( . It appears that after the issue I originally had last year, I seemed to have forgotten how the GS rides. I got the opportunity to...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 18,388
Posted By IronHeart
emoto - thanks for the response. The 12-6 3-9...

emoto - thanks for the response. The 12-6 3-9 check is what prompted the origin bearings change. Since then I have had 2 other mechs go other the FD to ensure it was done correctly. As you can...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 18,388
Posted By IronHeart
old 2002 gs

I am having a wobble that is not consistent with speed or rpms. Last year, I had replaced old TKC tires with Heindeau (sp). And I also had the rear end bearings fixed. Since then I have had a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-03-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 217,166
Posted By IronHeart
mountain rain

This is just outside Buena Vista, CO... this is north... I was headed south :D

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-XdvmfhBNIzo/URqFU6dAV1I/AAAAAAAAAcw/dA0YTe5gscA/s1180/DSC_0007.JPG
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 827
Posted By IronHeart
extra batteries

You are going to need extra batteries and a charger for sure. My gopro gets about an hour of record time before the battery runs out (thats on a good day). They have wasabi batteries (2 count) and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-19-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,886
Posted By IronHeart
Mully Point

The first post in this thread is the Goose necks, if you go just beyond that, up the Moki Dugway, and take the first left at the top of the hill. It will take you to one of the most beautiful camp...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-12-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,761
Posted By IronHeart
Sounds Awesome

I have ridden and drove most of the passes in that area. While skill will play a big part, your comfort level should be the biggest indicator of whether or not to proceed. The highest pucker factor...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-12-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,733
Views: 411,012
Posted By IronHeart
Camping in Ouray, CO, in my tipi with cots and a...

Camping in Ouray, CO, in my tipi with cots and a heater.... the only way to camp.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-hVNwZuqVEGc/TVv9-UAJNGI/AAAAAAAAAT4/yNrvdQL73tc/s1166/DSC06261.JPG
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-12-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2,607
Views: 3,326,952
Posted By IronHeart
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-Jdf0IoTGGlc/TVv...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-Jdf0IoTGGlc/TVv_znH-ppI/AAAAAAAAAU8/qU2WZ0-2ces/s1166/DSC06306.JPG...
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,595
Posted By IronHeart
Outstanding

The video was very well done, the different perspectives made the movie look very professional. Having a little more humorous commentary is always nice, but I also like the music.

Great job, I...
Forum: Ride reports 04-23-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 29,844
Posted By IronHeart
nice

It looks a little to technical for the old 1150gs, or at least a little above my pay grade :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 04-23-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,965
Posted By IronHeart
Truly Great

Sounds like the beginning of a truly great adventure. Coast to Coast is a dream trip of mine.... godspeed! I will be following your progress, I am interested to see how long it takes.

I hope the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,263
Posted By IronHeart
Slight change

Well, I think I am altering the schedule slightly to make the most of off weekend traffic. Riding 285 on Sunday to Denver is NOT my idea of fun. I was a firefighter in Bailey for a little time and...
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 16,084
Posted By IronHeart
great report and pics

I had spent a couple of weeks in AUS last year and was going to rent a motorcycle.... but found that one days rental was going to be 325 AUD for a day.... that would burn the savings in a couple of...
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 37,863
Posted By IronHeart
Me and the Boy

Great post guys, I hope to take the son on that trip when he is in his late teens.
Forum: Vendors 03-26-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,595
Posted By IronHeart
I have to say I am looking forward to my version...

I have to say I am looking forward to my version from amazon..... how long do we have to wait for version 2 :evil
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-26-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 298,143
Posted By IronHeart
No image to post, but wanted to let sfarson know...

No image to post, but wanted to let sfarson know that I appreciate the time riding on Sunday and the history he provided to us about the area were where riding in, it was a true pleasure riding. The...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-26-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 723
Posted By IronHeart
I love that ride.... I have done it many times in...

I love that ride.... I have done it many times in a car, but never on a bike. I hope this summer the wife and I get to go over the pass into Grand Lake (one of my favorite little mountain towns).
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-26-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 920
Posted By IronHeart
My GS

How did you get a hold of my GS! :rofl I hope you fixed the leak in the gas tank and replaced the alternator belt:lol3
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-26-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 49,797
Posted By IronHeart
First ride with the wife

Sunday after church the wife and I and a group of friends from Bailey rode southwest on 285, then stopped at the country store in Jefferson. We headed south from there and stopped at Taryall...
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,263
Posted By IronHeart
It is planned

Well, I have the dates and my itinerary set for the first weekend in June.

Day 1 - HDD (Hot Diggity Dog in Conifer, CO) burrito at 6 am departure.
Make it to Montrose for lunch at...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,263
Posted By IronHeart
Unfortunately, last year never happened........

Unfortunately, last year never happened..... :asshat I am planning on something in May this year. Need to get out. This winter the gas tank sprung a leak, so I used a little JB Weld and it appears...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,263
Posted By IronHeart
Very nice, I am headed there next week. I think...

Very nice, I am headed there next week. I think I will be staying at Muley Point also, looks to beautiful to pass up. But my first day is 475 miles, so I hope I make it while the sun is still...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-06-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 1,060,625
Posted By IronHeart
That would be "last dollar highway"

That would be "last dollar highway"
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-25-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 815
Posted By IronHeart
Outstanding, I have more options then I know what...

Outstanding, I have more options then I know what to do with ;-)

We are heading out that way at the end of July, so I assume all locations will be accessible.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-25-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 7,155
Views: 393,221
Posted By IronHeart
I will try and get it this weekend. The guys...

I will try and get it this weekend. The guys name is Rich, and his wife owns Hot Diggity Dog in the town named after a tree. Best breakfast burritos around... so if someone heads that direction,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-22-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 1,060,625
Posted By IronHeart
Nice kifaru, I have the 12 man and carry it on...

Nice kifaru, I have the 12 man and carry it on the back with the stove and the cots for comfort. Awesome shelters!

they are especially nice when it is raining and the troup can hang around inside...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-22-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 1,060,625
Posted By IronHeart
Well that explains that... those bastards!!! ...

Well that explains that... those bastards!!! :lol3
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-22-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 1,060,625
Posted By IronHeart
It is pretty easy to setup, just time...

It is pretty easy to setup, just time consuming.... there is one pole and about 20 stakes... and the foot print is large. So finding spots for it can be a pain. I usually only use it for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-22-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,740
Posted By IronHeart
God Speed on your trip, and I will keep Kent and...

God Speed on your trip, and I will keep Kent and the entire family in my prayers.

I pray that the other side of the family opens their hearts now. God Bless you and I pray that your time...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-22-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,033
Posted By IronHeart
Welcome Toby, as you can see i am new here...

Welcome Toby, as you can see i am new here too.... but a long time reader. I live up in Bailey and like to get out whenever possible. In the summer I like to spend a little time on Fridays between...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-22-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 815
Posted By IronHeart
Thank you sir. your input is very much...

Thank you sir. your input is very much appreciated.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-21-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 815
Posted By IronHeart
Camping in Durango

Does anyone have any recommendations for camping in the Durango Area. I am looking for something for tent camping not to far from the town (within 15-20 miles). Every year me and a couple of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-21-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7,155
Views: 393,221
Posted By IronHeart
OOooooooo... OOOoooo ... Hot diggity dogs for...

OOooooooo... OOOoooo ... Hot diggity dogs for everyone (best burritos in Colorado).... say hi to Rich for me ;-)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-21-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 1,060,625
Posted By IronHeart
The tipi actually only weighs 7 lbs and stuffs...

The tipi actually only weighs 7 lbs and stuffs into a small sack, and the stove breaks down small too. It sounds like a lot, everything but the cots had a small foot print.

The tipi is from...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-21-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 1,060,625
Posted By IronHeart
inside the tipi.... now this is camping in...

inside the tipi.... now this is camping in comfort :freaky

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/_USgOH3BlE4c/TYejS-JLphI/AAAAAAAAAXY/8bi8n2zcrbM/s1024/DSC06256.JPG
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-21-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 1,060,625
Posted By IronHeart
Ok, so the pics is not that cool, but what is...

Ok, so the pics is not that cool, but what is cool is that I was able to get a 12 man tipi, 3 cots, a woodstove, a sleepingbag, a pillow, and a camp chair with 3 days of clothes on the back of my...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-20-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4,492
Views: 1,661,697
Posted By IronHeart
I was thinking about getting one of those tents...

I was thinking about getting one of those tents myself (REI for $99 right?). OH! And I like the ride to :D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-20-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4,492
Views: 1,661,697
Posted By IronHeart
Same area, but further up the road ...

Same area, but further up the road

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/_USgOH3BlE4c/TVwB-ppC59I/AAAAAAAAAWM/KA3PwrANauM/s1024/DSC06393.JPG
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-20-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 4,492
Views: 1,661,697
Posted By IronHeart
Outside Ouray, CO headed towards Yankee Boy Basin...

Outside Ouray, CO headed towards Yankee Boy Basin

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/_USgOH3BlE4c/TVwB-MwVBeI/AAAAAAAAAWE/DUwFjwri6Zc/s1024/DSC06382.JPG
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