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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 10:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,063
Posted By roadracer
I haven't seen a r12gsw that wasn't custom...

I haven't seen a r12gsw that wasn't custom ordered without that package yet!

I think I'm going to buy one... I think MSRP w/o the $250 dealer markup will make me happy. If they want to compete...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 09:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,063
Posted By roadracer
I meant for accessories, not for a bike.

I meant for accessories, not for a bike.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,063
Posted By roadracer
It looks like Max's sells accessories on amazon...

It looks like Max's sells accessories on amazon for lower prices than the dealer is offering with a 15% discount, plus I wouldn't have to pay sales tax. I'll at least do that...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,063
Posted By roadracer
I just can't imagine there is a really big change...

I just can't imagine there is a really big change coming for 2016. They've only been selling the gsw for three years, right?

The dealer said he's never seen a discount this big and it's different...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,063
Posted By roadracer
$2k Factory Incentive on the GS / OTD Prices?

I have been shopping for a GS and I went to the dealership today. There is apparently a $2080 factory incentive on the GS until the end of June. Does not include the adventure.

Seems like a great...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 05-11-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By roadracer
It looks like registration won't be a problem. It...

It looks like registration won't be a problem. It apparently can take up to two weeks to get a "TRN", though.

What's been your experience with a carnet? From what I saw online, most of africa is...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 05-10-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By roadracer
Fly, Buy, Ride in South Africa?

Has anyone flown to South Africa and purchased a bike for overland touring there directly?

It looks like for $1-2K USD I could acquire a used Honda or Yamaha 125 or 250cc dual sport.

My plan...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 17,564
Posted By roadracer
Does anyone know if the factory "saddle bag...

Does anyone know if the factory "saddle bag mounts" that come as part of the touring package are bolt on?

I have no plans to use the factory bags and would prefer not to have the mounts at all.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,858
Posted By roadracer
I would get a honda crf250l or yamaha wr250r. ...

I would get a honda crf250l or yamaha wr250r.

70mpg will make a big difference!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2,663
Views: 374,720
Posted By roadracer
Thanks guys. Pretty frustrating that the...

Thanks guys.

Pretty frustrating that the controls and integration is proprietary. I'm not a fan of paying extra for old hardware.

Not sure there is much to do about it though.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2,663
Views: 374,720
Posted By roadracer
Could someone compare and contrast the Nav V with...

Could someone compare and contrast the Nav V with the new Zumo 590LM?

The integration seems like enough of a reason to get the nav 5, but I'd be curious what features it's missing compared to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 871
Posted By roadracer
What is "the electronic response to the...

What is "the electronic response to the transmission"?

If the bikes revs up but doesn't go any faster your clutch is slipping or the bike isn't in gear. It's that simple. If it fell out of gear,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,657
Posted By roadracer
When would folks expect 2015s to hit the showroom?

When would folks expect 2015s to hit the showroom?
Forum: Racing 05-27-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,589
Posted By roadracer
If you've never raced, you're a C rider, plain...

If you've never raced, you're a C rider, plain and simple. You are not as fast as you think you are (A lesson I have learned repeatedly).
Forum: Racing 05-24-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,589
Posted By roadracer
It's actually pretty challenging to get promoted...

It's actually pretty challenging to get promoted to B or A racing off road, so anyone who doesn't and hasn't raced should just consider themselves a C rider.

That being said, people who refer to...
Forum: Racing 05-08-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,459
Posted By roadracer
I missed sawmill due to illness, but I made the...

I missed sawmill due to illness, but I made the fool's gold enduro and had a great time. I'm going to the wild piglet FE to work on my timekeeping and then heading to the ISDE qualifier at the end of...
Forum: Racing 04-07-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,219
Posted By roadracer
2014 ISDE Qualifier - Idaho City 100

Is anyone else riding the qualifier? This will be my first time. I didn't realize the entries would sell out so quickly and I'm only entered for Sunday, but hopefully I can pick one up from someone...
Forum: Racing 03-24-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 35,865
Posted By roadracer
I don't like how the Scott's ICO computer case...

I don't like how the Scott's ICO computer case mounts to the bar clamps. Just seems unnecessary. I really wish they made a version that was clamped to the handlebar between the bar clamps. That way...
Forum: Racing 03-23-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 35,865
Posted By roadracer
Hey all, This is sorta related.... I...

Hey all,
This is sorta related....

I mounted an ICO checkmate on my ktm 200 with a modified RAM mount. Any opinions on if this will work well? All of the other mounting kits I found are...
Forum: Racing 03-06-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 18,847
Posted By roadracer
I entered the not so tuff e nuff enduro...

I entered the not so tuff e nuff enduro yesterday. Looking forward to some desert fun.
Forum: Racing 03-03-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 46,013
Posted By roadracer
Sleep deprived surgeon? Eek is right!

Sleep deprived surgeon? Eek is right!
Forum: Racing 02-26-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,459
Posted By roadracer
"The Wild Piglet Family Enduro originally...

"The Wild Piglet Family Enduro originally scheduled for Saturday March 1st has been postponed by the Hollister SVRA due to excessive rainfall. Unfortunately, the Adobe and Renz portions of the park...
Forum: Racing 02-26-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,459
Posted By roadracer
Wild Piglet was just postponed due to weather....

Wild Piglet was just postponed due to weather. Sad news.
Forum: Racing 02-25-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,459
Posted By roadracer
Here is the info, route sheet and pre-entry row...

Here is the info, route sheet and pre-entry row assignments:

http://timekeepersmc.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/2014-Wild-Piglet-Pre-Entry-Rows-and-Rider-Information.pdf

I'm on row 18.
Forum: Racing 02-25-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,459
Posted By roadracer
I'm entered and will be there. Look for a ktm...

I'm entered and will be there. Look for a ktm with "180a" on the number plates.
Forum: Racing 02-01-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,335
Posted By roadracer
It's the live chat below the feed... Click on the...

It's the live chat below the feed... Click on the wheel and you can disable sounds on that.
Forum: Racing 01-20-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,459
Posted By roadracer
I ran cow mountain last year and after a weird...

I ran cow mountain last year and after a weird crash that pulled the cap off my radiator and spilled all my water plus various other misadventures, houred out around the 70mi mark.

It was wet and...
Forum: Racing 01-17-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,459
Posted By roadracer
Hey ReferJohn, I'm going to do d36 family...

Hey ReferJohn,
I'm going to do d36 family enduro to open the series as well. I've run a couple reset enduros but never a timekeeper so this will be my first time, too.

I do have a computer, but...
Forum: Racing 01-13-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,442
Posted By roadracer
So... JCR pulls out of SCORE just 2 days after...

So... JCR pulls out of SCORE just 2 days after Baja Rally announces that they're rescheduling the event for much later in the year?

:ear
Forum: Racing 12-27-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 65,305
Posted By roadracer
Hey guys, I think I'm all done with the rally...

Hey guys,
I think I'm all done with the rally racing, so if anyone needs an installed but unused universal navigation kit from RMS, let me know. It has the 1-1/8" mounts, f2r RB750, Rallye VR...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9,249
Views: 1,968,222
Posted By roadracer
Sounds like those numbers are inch-pounds, not...

Sounds like those numbers are inch-pounds, not foot-pounds. 10-15 inch-pounds sounds about right for a case cover or valve cover.
Forum: Racing 07-28-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,754
Posted By roadracer
If anyone needs crew, particularly in the...

If anyone needs crew, particularly in the northern part of the course, send me a PM. I still can't ride a bike so I'm pretty bored these days.
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 9,249
Views: 1,968,222
Posted By roadracer
I'll try putting the decomp lever inside the...

I'll try putting the decomp lever inside the clutch and see if that works otherwise I'm going to order an xr650 clutch perch since that sounds like a winner....

While we're talking about the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9,249
Views: 1,968,222
Posted By roadracer
What order did you put everything? Right now I...

What order did you put everything? Right now I have:

[grip][switch][clutch][decomp]
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9,249
Views: 1,968,222
Posted By roadracer
Hey all, I have a 2003 xr400 that I'm putting...

Hey all,
I have a 2003 xr400 that I'm putting a Baja Designs dual-sport kit on. I mounted the kit and almost everything is swell.

The turn signals interfere with my acerbis 5.8gal tank. Anyone...
Forum: Racing 05-07-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 105,979
Posted By roadracer
I think moving the slower bikes to behind the...

I think moving the slower bikes to behind the cars is a mistake. The only thing worse than being passed by a buggy is passing one. Similarly, the only thing worse than being passed by a fast driver...
Forum: Racing 05-07-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 105,979
Posted By roadracer
I hate to weigh in too much on this, since I...

I hate to weigh in too much on this, since I didn't even make the starting line this year, but I think cars first and cars on different days are both worse.

The roads we are racing on are public...
Forum: Racing 04-29-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 105,979
Posted By roadracer
Really sorry to hear that. My condolences.

Really sorry to hear that. My condolences.
Forum: Racing 04-14-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 105,979
Posted By roadracer
One thing I was going to mention that I forgot: ...

One thing I was going to mention that I forgot:

Your US insurance only covers your vehicle the first 75 or 100mi into Mexico (usually, call to confirm).

If you get bajabound insurance for your...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 676
Posted By roadracer
ICO Checkmate No Longer Available

Hey, just in case anyone doesn't know, ICO racing is no longer selling the checkmate enduro computer due to lack of parts. There are no plans to restart production or build a new one according to the...
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