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Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,008
Posted By FourG
Thanks for posting this Jared!

Thanks for posting this Jared!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,656
Posted By FourG
Due to? New Tires?

Due to? New Tires?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,656
Posted By FourG
To be honest, I think I'm just being lazy. I...

To be honest, I think I'm just being lazy. I think I will try to do the bearings soon as I'm now planning a 10k ride through Alaska for August... Better be safe than sorry. We'll see if it kills 2...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,656
Posted By FourG
Unfortunately I tried the following this past...

Unfortunately I tried the following this past weekend with the same issue.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,656
Posted By FourG
I don't unfortunately. That would be an...

I don't unfortunately. That would be an interesting test.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,656
Posted By FourG
Unfortunately I haven't resolved it yet. I took...

Unfortunately I haven't resolved it yet. I took it to a dealer to have them "diagnose without Diagnosing" and they seemed stumped as there was nothing obvious.

I may be bringing it to an alignment...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,794
Posted By FourG
Hey there, long-time-no-see threadites. I've...

Hey there, long-time-no-see threadites.

I've resolved this issue by replacing the fuel filter. Seems silly I didn't install this earlier, but she runs like a champ now.

More miles to come....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,656
Posted By FourG
So I've taken both wheels off again and tried to...

So I've taken both wheels off again and tried to straighten the front forks, all with no luck.

While I was toying with the rear wheel I noticed it has a tiny bit of play. I'm wondering if this is...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,656
Posted By FourG
Not sure I follow. Is this something the dealer...

Not sure I follow. Is this something the dealer would have?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,656
Posted By FourG
I've noticed the issue within the last week. I...

I've noticed the issue within the last week. I mounted the new tires about 2 weeks ago, so it is possible that I didn't notice it for a week and that it could have aligned with mounting the new...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,656
Posted By FourG
Also, does anyone know any tricks to checking...

Also, does anyone know any tricks to checking that your bars are completely straight? I'm assuming the only way is to measure with a micrometer from the bar clamps to the frame?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,656
Posted By FourG
Thanks for these, I'll try it out... The next...

Thanks for these, I'll try it out... The next question however is if my alignment is off... what do I do about it? Does anyone know if you can buy these shims from the dealer for the rear wheel or...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,656
Posted By FourG
http://www.ascycles.com/Illustrated_catalog2/Micro...

http://www.ascycles.com/Illustrated_catalog2/MicroImage.aspx?ImageFileName=\ETK_Grafik\dbvis8866869239973411666.bin

I'm assuming we're talking about the fork bridge(10)? Yes, I've tried that.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,656
Posted By FourG
Actually, you've identified another line item I...

Actually, you've identified another line item I forgot to add to the "things I've tried." I do always ride with the side cases and a laptop in the right side... however it's a tiny little Macbook Air...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,656
Posted By FourG
Yeah, I should have put that in the "things I've...

Yeah, I should have put that in the "things I've tried." I know the roads are crowned but this is "new," meaning it feels different than it used to. I've also tried eliminating that variable, still...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,656
Posted By FourG
So your windshield was cocked enough to give you...

So your windshield was cocked enough to give you the illusion it was leaning? I've suspected a placebo effect like this... I think I might buy a cheap bubble level and attach it to the console to see...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,656
Posted By FourG
Question Alignment issue 1150 GS

Alright keyboard mechanics, I've got one for you.:*sip*

Recently my 2000 1150 GS seems to have decided it doesn't want to ride on the straight and narrow any longer.

Symptoms:

Since I've...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,229
Posted By FourG
:doh thanks!

:doh thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,229
Posted By FourG
What equipment are you using here? This is really...

What equipment are you using here? This is really unique and what I've been (lazily) trying to accomplish. :clap
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 719
Posted By FourG
Thanks for the tips. I think I might just run my...

Thanks for the tips. I think I might just run my double-height tank bag with some pick'n pluck foam for the time being. Anyone know where to pick up the foam for cheap?
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 719
Posted By FourG
Question SLR Holster? / Tank Pannier?

Has anyone rigged up a SLR holster to their bike? I was thinking that it would be awfully functional to have a holster bag come off the tank as a sort-of tank pannier.

Something like this...
Forum: Americas 08-03-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By FourG
Wow, never heard about Henness but it looks...

Wow, never heard about Henness but it looks great, thanks for that. I have very mild off-road experience on big bikes and am quite rusty off-road in general (been about 7 years), is the pass easy...
Forum: Americas 08-03-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By FourG
Ah, ok. I'll have to give it another look. Thanks...

Ah, ok. I'll have to give it another look. Thanks for the suggestion.
Forum: Americas 08-02-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By FourG
Bump, anyone have any pointers? If I can...

Bump, anyone have any pointers?

If I can only do one, should I do:

1) Sonora Pass
2) Monitor Pass
3) Ebbetts Pass
Forum: Americas 08-01-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By FourG
Question SF to Lake Tahoe, weekender

My buddy and I will be riding our bikes (R1150GS, F650GS[single]) to the Lake Tahoe area from SF in September. Neither of us have ever been to the area and are looking for some road and destination...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,794
Posted By FourG
Thank you to everyone who responded. I have some...

Thank you to everyone who responded. I have some seafoam coming from the Amazon. I wish I could get some 93 oct out in sunny CA, but I have to settle for "good" 91.:becca

I'll report back after...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,794
Posted By FourG
Interesting. Can it be that simple? When this...

Interesting. Can it be that simple? When this occurs, it's usually quite hot out. Would that exacerbate the issue?

Would you want to run Seafoam through the fuel or are there other methods to run...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,794
Posted By FourG
Wink Slapping / Knocking sound under heavy load 1150 GS

I've been searching and searching. I haven't heard anyone complain about a slapping / knocking sound under heavy load yet.

Bike:
-2000 1150GS
-21k on clock
-Cam chain tensioner...
Forum: Vendors 02-08-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,134
Posted By FourG
This is fantastic! Hopefully I can find a need to...

This is fantastic! Hopefully I can find a need to take advantage of this soon!:freaky
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,627
Posted By FourG
Thanks, Dashware looks like a great option, but...

Thanks, Dashware looks like a great option, but it's for Windows still... I was hoping there was something native for the Mac as an iMovie or Final Cut Pro Plugin.

I might end up having to go with...
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,627
Posted By FourG
Question GPS Video HUD: Mac equivalent of RaceRender 2?

Hey Gals / Guys,

I'm starting to really enjoy capturing my rides with my Contour GPS camera and would like to take it to the next level. I was hoping to use the GPS data for a HUD type display on...
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