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Forum: Vendors 01-29-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 78,792
Posted By K u r t
Well here it went. Renazco Racing tackled the...

Well here it went. Renazco Racing tackled the job for me and did a good job, too.

http://bikerturtle.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bikes/i-53xD8mf/0/XL/Markus%20Hole-XL.jpg

We'll see how this does...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,745
Posted By K u r t
JJ, Appears to be a fine unit, if a little...

JJ, Appears to be a fine unit, if a little sinister!

The high/ low beam is key.

If it mounts well, I'd say it's a winner.
Forum: Vendors 01-09-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 78,792
Posted By K u r t
Sad Story- I've decided to go IN on the...

Sad Story-

I've decided to go IN on the hole-in-the-seat mod.

I need your help with one item: THREADS - I find that the threads for the Markus cap to Markus tank are quite large and do not...
Forum: Australia 01-06-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,754
Posted By K u r t
640- I'm bummed to hear your Desert Race...

640-

I'm bummed to hear your Desert Race didn't fare too well -- I've had my hopes up about that tire.

I've run a 908 RR on my HP2 the last 2-3 years in Baja and have had problems with it...
Forum: Vendors 12-06-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,717
Posted By K u r t
Hola Woody, do you have one? Thank youuu

Hola Woody, do you have one?

Thank youuu
Forum: Vendors 12-06-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 31,731
Posted By K u r t
HP2 Enduro

Dr Ohlinspro,

Can you get promo pricing for HP2 Enduro rear shock?

Pls let me know.

Thank you!

Kurt
Forum: Vendors 11-30-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 78,792
Posted By K u r t
Thanks, Mr Story. I'm sorry if your pillion...

Thanks, Mr Story.

I'm sorry if your pillion doesn't ride all up on you anymore with that elevated cap. Are you jealous? Seeking therapy? You know we 're here for you.

I do run a GLoop Coyote...
Forum: Vendors 11-30-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 78,792
Posted By K u r t
Happy Story: How has your snorkel kit worked...

Happy Story:

How has your snorkel kit worked out and would you make any suggestions for improving it? You've got me inspired.

Kurt
Forum: Orange Crush 11-26-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,995
Posted By K u r t
I saw (what I believe to be) a prototype of the...

I saw (what I believe to be) a prototype of the Desert Race a couple years ago on Rallye Pan Am's KTM 690R, which was fresh back from "Dakar" Rally in Argentina. It looked equally stout to the...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-25-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,995
Posted By K u r t
Did Michelin make a new version of the Desert? I...

Did Michelin make a new version of the Desert? I see it here and I'm liking the tread:

http://www.motosport.com/dirtbike/MICHELIN-DESERT-RACE-REAR-TIRE-1408018

Kurt
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,374
Posted By K u r t
Hi Friends, Any news out there about the...

Hi Friends,

Any news out there about the best (current) aftermarket shock that's compatible with the Markus Conti tank?

...is there a "race grade" shock with a remote reservoir?

Thank you,...
Forum: Americas 02-21-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,773
Posted By K u r t
Dozer, looks like we just had the same trip. ...

Dozer, looks like we just had the same trip. Francisquito was outstanding. Yes, gas there and delicious fish tacos! We stayed 2 nights and, with a good book, would've stayed one more.

The...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4,478
Views: 1,932,814
Posted By K u r t
Thumb Spare tube mounting

On the topic of tools and spares, here's cute way to carry spare tubes.

Front tube
http://bikerturtle.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bikes/i-PwsPSnL/0/L/Front%20tube-L.jpg

Rear tube
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,831
Posted By K u r t
Heya HP2ers Any pics of how you fit all...

Heya HP2ers

Any pics of how you fit all these pieces together? I'm in reassembly mode and am now observing how poorly some of the holes align.

The rack mounting is especially off!

Thank...
Forum: Americas 01-04-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,514
Posted By K u r t
Can anybody confirm if Baja Almanac is out of...

Can anybody confirm if Baja Almanac is out of print again?

Would be nice to get a fresh replacement, but I see just 1 new copy on Amazon for >$400. yowza!

Any info appreciated.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,976
Posted By K u r t
I'd love to hear how many failures have occurred...

I'd love to hear how many failures have occurred with the Air Shock.

And what are the main causes or circumstances of (any) failures? I'm sure running low pressure invites problems.

Please...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,852
Posted By K u r t
Could a similar "conversion" be done with an...

Could a similar "conversion" be done with an R1200R > GS?

Is engine programming/ tuning the same between R and GS and are transmission and FD ratios carried over as well?

Love these bikes!
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4,478
Views: 1,932,814
Posted By K u r t
Sr Dopra- Yes, that's a Dunlop 908 on the 18"...

Sr Dopra- Yes, that's a Dunlop 908 on the 18" wheel. I like that tire quite a lot and have been through a half dozen or so. It seems to handle the weight and power of the HP well without burning...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4,478
Views: 1,932,814
Posted By K u r t
Mav- Would love to host a ride out west- come...

Mav- Would love to host a ride out west- come anytime!

A couple of these shots are from Eastern Sierras and Death Valley (California) and the rest are from Baja (Mex). Lot's of good riding to...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4,478
Views: 1,932,814
Posted By K u r t
Some killer HP's on here. Love these recent...

Some killer HP's on here. Love these recent panniers- very tight package.

Mav- you certainly use your wear parts...head covers and bash plates...what you have in mind for bash plate this go...
Forum: Americas 12-03-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,729
Posted By K u r t
I think Rancho Piedra Blanca is not on the above...

I think Rancho Piedra Blanca is not on the above Baja Almanac map, but is on a newer version. From memory, it's inland from El Barril and accessed by a ranch road leaving south from the intersection...
Forum: Americas 11-30-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,729
Posted By K u r t
San Rafael Fishing Camp ...

San Rafael Fishing Camp
http://bikerturtle.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bikes/i-RtFBwgW/0/L/190340_10150120339304576_418870_n-L.jpg

This guy used to run Francisquito...
Forum: Americas 11-30-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,729
Posted By K u r t
Right! I'm hoping to check in on them soon if...

Right! I'm hoping to check in on them soon if the stars align. Didn't Cholie flip something like 10,000 burgers at Del Boracho? I hope she/ Mike are doing well in Juanico.

Re San Rafael: This...
Forum: Americas 11-30-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,729
Posted By K u r t
So true about the soup. I remember the...

So true about the soup.

I remember the smell of the bugs. It was like grassy manure - presumably from their food source? Pretty special. :wink:
Forum: Americas 11-30-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,729
Posted By K u r t
Indeed. And if you can believe it, that...

Indeed.

And if you can believe it, that was after cleaning the screens once before!!
Forum: Americas 11-30-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,729
Posted By K u r t
Here's a threadjack. Your photos rekindled a few...

Here's a threadjack. Your photos rekindled a few Baja memories I'd like to share.

I yearn for sand, pemex rojo, camarones y poquito de frijol.

Baja, you have my heart.


...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,831
Posted By K u r t
Hi guys, I recently sent the email query to...

Hi guys,

I recently sent the email query to Archimedes and am awaiting his reply.

Apologies for the delay here if anyone's in a rush! I've been very busy lately.

Please, any other HP owners...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,831
Posted By K u r t
We've got a nice group of 10 here. Here's the...

We've got a nice group of 10 here. Here's the list:

Kurt
Vince Taylor
SASR
MJS
wcisse
configurationspace
mark sumner
bikecat
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 942
Posted By K u r t
One option to consider is mounting them to engine...

One option to consider is mounting them to engine crash bars. That is, if you're a crash bar kinda guy...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,831
Posted By K u r t
Nice work, Vince! In that case let's wait...

Nice work, Vince!

In that case let's wait another week or so. I have a couple local friends with HPs who may want in too....

Kurt
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,831
Posted By K u r t
Wonderful we have the interest! For now I...

Wonderful we have the interest!

For now I count the following "IN" on the deal:

Kurt (me)
Vince Taylor
SASR
MJS
wcisse
configurationspace
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,831
Posted By K u r t
Wonderful. Let's see if we attract others in a...

Wonderful. Let's see if we attract others in a week or two, then call Archimedes.

Word to the wise, inmates: it can happen to YOU!

:yikes
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4,478
Views: 1,932,814
Posted By K u r t
Ron- Love the HP in Baja! It does wide open...

Ron-

Love the HP in Baja! It does wide open dirt and highway both SO WELL. Pics from last year here (40 pages back) ->
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,831
Posted By K u r t
Anybody want to go in and share shipping with me?...

Anybody want to go in and share shipping with me?

Now's a good time for Americans to buy- at today's exchange rate the part is $257. Look how much we can SAVE!!

PM me if you want in. We can...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4,478
Views: 1,932,814
Posted By K u r t
With a broken subframe in Baja, still much fun! ...

With a broken subframe in Baja, still much fun! (pardon the orange)

http://bikerturtle.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bikes/i-pm3pt4F/0/L/IMG2353-L.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,831
Posted By K u r t
Good info here and thanks, Jake, for the inside...

Good info here and thanks, Jake, for the inside track re fitment. For subframe reinforcement did you weld extra gussets or are you referring to the bag mounts & triangulation as support?

I also...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,831
Posted By K u r t
I Want

Hola Muchachos,

This part on my bike disintegrated today - I'm in Baja - and this is a bummer. Right now I'm limping around with zip ties and safety wire. My buddy's carrying my small dry bag on...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4,478
Views: 1,932,814
Posted By K u r t
Atticus- Some others have installed a 19"...

Atticus-

Some others have installed a 19" front wheel to drop the bike further. They claim decent dirt performance with a TKC80 tire mounted on there, so I'd say there's hope for ya! You might do...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,940
Posted By K u r t
Will the Water Cooled GS get it's own Forum?

AdvRider admins make judgements about models and whether to delineate into new categories (like when 800GS moved from 'GSpot' to 'Parallel Universe'). But will the forthcoming water-cooled boxer...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,517
Posted By K u r t
Tail Gunner, Does your display indicate...

Tail Gunner,

Does your display indicate 'Lamp Failure' with this HID? And can you run a low beam on the road to be legal?

Thanks!

Kurt
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