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Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2003, 09:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,413
Posted By cdt45acp
Reply to Fred

Fred,

Thanks for your reply. I am enjoying my learning curve on the suspension. This stuff is facinating.

Regarding the airflow: I will stick to my guns on this one. It really was affected by...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2003, 09:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,413
Posted By cdt45acp
More on Steeringf head angle

Reply to R-dubb

First let me say that I am a suspension neophyte. I am just now learning how much there is that I have yet to learn!

I think you are right in what you had to say about the front...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2003, 08:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 876
Posted By cdt45acp
LED TAIL LIGHT

Fred,

My bike is a '02 with ABS but not EVO. Just plain - non linked - ABS.

-Carl
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2003, 08:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,413
Posted By cdt45acp
abouth Ohlins for normal sized folks

Randy,

I cannot speak from experience because I am too damned big to know what effect Ohlins have on normal sized people. I think though that you probably would experience a big change if you...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2003, 06:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,413
Posted By cdt45acp
Turbulence and Ohlins(?)

I got my new Ohlins last week. The difference - even without having them dialed in yet - is phenomenal (to the good).

One thing I noticed on the way home was that I was getting a helluva lot...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2003, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 876
Posted By cdt45acp
LED tail light

BC in Mid TN,

I put a LED tail light in to replace the 1157 last August. The bulb is brighter and suposedly it will last longer.

-Carl
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2003, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 628,400
Posted By cdt45acp
Windshield mod

Re: Re: ADV windshield mods

quote:
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Said Lucky Luke:
http://www.pbase.com/image/7742366/large

like this guy...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2003, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 958
Posted By cdt45acp
Touratech deflector

Sid,

I would love to meet you. I live just south of Cornelia/Baldwin. This is about 15 miles NE of Gainesville. It is not to far out of the way if you are headin' for the mountains to do some...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2003, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 958
Posted By cdt45acp
PIXS

Re: Pix

I am having problems with my floppy disk drive. It doesn't recognize the floppy that I get outta my Mavica. I am working on it and I can maybe post some pix in a day or two...

-Carl
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2003, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 958
Posted By cdt45acp
Laminar Lip

Below is the e-mail I sent to Andy Corcoran at Laminar lip. In summary, I found that the lip added usefull relief for me when placed on my Aeroflow at the correct hieght (found by trial and error). ...
Forum: Regional forums 03-06-2003, 07:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,840
Posted By cdt45acp
Battle sites of the 2nd revolution

There are many places worth visiting that were part of the campaigns oflate 1863 and all of 1864. They sretch from Chattanooga to Atlanta and to some degree Savannah.
No surprisingly though, signs...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2003, 06:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,178
Posted By cdt45acp
More windscreen ramblings

I am 6'6" (inseam 34") and I too had an issue with the turbulence. It wasn't just the noise. It was the violent, relatively high frequency head shaking that was what I couldn't live with. After a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2003, 07:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,172
Posted By cdt45acp
NOTART

Aerostitch has a sticker that sez "NOT ART". Might make a good plate.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2003, 05:01 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,639
Posted By cdt45acp
R-dub

Thanks for you reply. I am a bit sensitive today.

You are right that I was just trying to help by passing along info that I saw in another place. I don't know if MCN is FOS or not.

I do...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2003, 04:14 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,639
Posted By cdt45acp
R-dub

Second hand maybe.. However,. it rings true. Many moons ago I was employed at a test facility for Holley Carburetor. This was at the time that they were transitioning from carbs to FI. There was a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2003, 03:36 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,639
Posted By cdt45acp
Twin Spark for Surging? Not...

Someone said above that the new twin spark is to cure the surging issue. Sorry, it is for the bloody EPA. It has to do with Emissions and naughty gases coming out the tail pipe. Not power. Not...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2003, 04:30 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,639
Posted By cdt45acp
My 2002 GS doesn't surge....

I think you are lucky or you are pulling some body appendage.

My GS surges -most notably - at around 3K rpm when I have a light load on the engine. Herky jerky.

It has started burnin' a...
Forum: Equipment 02-08-2003, 08:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,732
Posted By cdt45acp
Pistolen Parabellum

I suppose that most of the cops one encounters are not experts in law. This means that even in a state like GA - a firearm friendly state - it doesnt mean you won't get hassled if a firearm is...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2003, 04:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,202
Posted By cdt45acp
North Ga rides

I live about 45-60mins (depending on school bus and tractor traffic) from Suches. Harvey mentioned TWO wheels only and I agree. It is a great place. They have Bed & breakfast, some cabin space and...
Forum: Vendors 01-30-2003, 07:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,109
Posted By cdt45acp
Graphitan and wax

While the finish looks flat, it is really a sort of semi-gloss. It is smooth. I have waxed it before though it is hard to tell!

The look is subdued and it sorta takes attention away from the...
Forum: Vendors 01-30-2003, 07:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,109
Posted By cdt45acp
Horseshit?

I think Horse crap would show on graphitan...

Seriously, graphitan is dull - as in not shiny. It doesn't looks so much like it should be or needs to be polished.

I suppose the only thing that...
Forum: Vendors 01-29-2003, 07:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,109
Posted By cdt45acp
Graphitan is best because...

it doesn't show dirt or bugs or road slime. Hell, it looks dirty when it's clean! It is almost liek having your bike not painted at all but rather just primered!

Dr. Beak (hambe gashle)
Forum: Vendors 01-28-2003, 05:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,109
Posted By cdt45acp
BMW of Atlanta

I have known Bob Wooldrige - Owner of BMW of ATL - for about 8 or 9 years. He is a good guy. He talked me into a GS and I have been VERY happy. I visited Blue Moon and I liked them just fine too....
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2003, 08:44 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 14,831
Posted By cdt45acp
Boots and feets

I am not really a doctor (Dr. Beak) although I did play one in a little drama involving a girl next door when I was 8 or 9 years old...

Even so, I think the big problem one tries to solve with...
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2003, 10:51 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 14,831
Posted By cdt45acp
CBTs. Great boots.

Lots of support. Lots of protection. Leather is good.

They are stiff. But, I don't walk around in them that much. If I were to need to walk a great deal after a ride somewhere I would take some...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2003, 10:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,243
Posted By cdt45acp
twin plugs

the only thing twin plugs will do for us is to cause our maintenance bill to increase. This is strictly a EPA/Emissions issue. The second plug helps get a cleaner burn but it won't help you on a...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2003, 10:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,432
Posted By cdt45acp
Knock, Knock...

There are articles this month in MCN and CycleWorld re Octane and what I used to call "spark knocking". Anyway, the point was that the pinging or knocking resulting from low octane fuel is ALWAYS...
Forum: Vendors 01-22-2003, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,115
Posted By cdt45acp
Jim didnt buy the covers

The shipping was too much. He lives in Tokyo...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2003, 12:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,925
Posted By cdt45acp
I saw your letter

Chad,

I saw a letter of yours published in MCN or was it MotorCyclist?

At any rate, I recognized your name from this forum (obviously).

It must be nice to have been "Published"!


-Dr....
Forum: Vendors 01-19-2003, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,115
Posted By cdt45acp
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2003, 09:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,925
Posted By cdt45acp
If in Atlanta...

Why didn't yoy go to the MC show at the Cobb Galleria? BMW was there in big way. Even the "Rockster" was there.
The show runs through today...

Also saw the new Valkyrie RUNE. It was way cool. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2003, 05:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,518
Posted By cdt45acp
Monsieur Legion

Questions:
1) All this stuff about twin spark ...is there a significant advantage that might make it worth waiting for AND paying significantly more for? I'd imagine they'll raise the price of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2002, 06:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,296
Posted By cdt45acp
The GS and Bumpy Bits of pavement

I can add that the GS soaks up holes in our interstate highway system... I remember coming through Missouri last August. I was following my friend from Tennessee. He was leading and about 30 yards...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2002, 03:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,798
Posted By cdt45acp
head protectors...how much?

What do you want for the head protectors?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2002, 04:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,798
Posted By cdt45acp
Here's what mine looks like.

Killen, your bike is way too clean. Dr. Beak prescribes a long ride in a thunderstorm through lower Alabama. After this, you should follow an 18 wheeler in a rain storm for at least 458 miles along...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2002, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 740
Posted By cdt45acp
Dealers in SE

I think that the time of year has a lot to do with incentives. For ex, if you buy in January they will probably be more accomodating.
It could be an inventory thing. If they aren't expecting any...
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2002, 06:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,809
Posted By cdt45acp
Want a bashing?

Well that's just the sort of Phillistine pig ignorance I've come to expect from you non-creative garbage. Your type really makes me puke: you vacuous, malodorus, toffee nosed pervert!

And if you...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2002, 07:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 717
Posted By cdt45acp
Phat Phoot

I have one. I believe this came from Touratech. It works great on dirt.

However, I have a good bit of grinding action in left handers. I use this as a feeler guage - sort of....

Anyway, I am...
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2002, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By cdt45acp
one piece seat

I have been told that the seat from the adventure will fit a standard GS. This may be the one piece seat in question. I would love to hear the consensus re the GSA seat vs stock and vs Corbin,...
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2002, 09:36 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,235
Posted By cdt45acp
Tourances

I am on my second set of Metz tourances and they are wonderful. No shimmy - no shake just great grip.

I believe, like everyone else, that your dealer is full of it. This has to be a fooked up...
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