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Forum: Parallel Universe 05-10-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,788
Posted By ThirdCoast
I did a Saddle Sore 1000 on my F800GS. It did...

I did a Saddle Sore 1000 on my F800GS. It did have a sargent seat on it and a Ztechnic windshield (for sale). Alvin, Texas to Ft Myers, Florida, 1100 miles. I got documented and accepted by IBA. ...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,710
Posted By ThirdCoast
I'm loving that bike. I have had a test ride on...

I'm loving that bike. I have had a test ride on one. If I could just sell my a goldwing to make room for it....

Let us know all the details as you get her broke in and get the new worn of a little...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-04-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,037
Posted By ThirdCoast
Thanks Shleepy. Very nice job on the...

Thanks Shleepy. Very nice job on the instructions. I would have botched the job without you having taken the time to show how. :clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-13-2010, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,127
Posted By ThirdCoast
If you decide to sell the accessories separate I...

If you decide to sell the accessories separate I would be interested in the crash bars if they fit the 800GS. I am thinking that they would fit.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-29-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,998
Posted By ThirdCoast
I have the wunderlich throttle lock and can't...

I have the wunderlich throttle lock and can't seem to get it to work with BMW OEM hand guards. Have had the the bolt in and out like a brides nightmare.

Yes it is the blue one that is supposed to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-09-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 535
Views: 223,723
Posted By ThirdCoast
So what is your experience. I have the same...

So what is your experience. I have the same questions. I just bought the bike, need luggage bad. Plan to buy Jesse Bags, Should I go with the bigguns or the others that look so much better. Note...
Forum: Vendors 03-23-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 72,731
Posted By ThirdCoast
Great Product you have here. I am interested in...

Great Product you have here. I am interested in the Givi mount option and don't need two up space for that, not on this bike anyway. Have a bigger bike for that type of riding.

I like the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2009, 11:03 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 43,812
Posted By ThirdCoast
With snow

http://bill31155.smugmug.com/photos/514002513_4cEp6-L.jpg
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-24-2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,850
Posted By ThirdCoast
We came through Oark back in 2005 but were not...

We came through Oark back in 2005 but were not riding dirt that trip. Great place to stop for sure.

A whole bunch, maybe a hundred, dirt bike riders were there, many of them sporting ADV...
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2007, 08:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,489
Posted By ThirdCoast
I had a Sargent seat on my 1150 GS and loved it. ...

I had a Sargent seat on my 1150 GS and loved it. Have a Russel on my current RT and it is as good but no better. Sargent is a very good company to deal with too.
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2006, 06:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,137
Posted By ThirdCoast
I like this idea, since it is so hard to find a...

I like this idea, since it is so hard to find a great mechanic for our bikes. A great mechanic is worth his weight in gold times two, monthly. Wait a minute, I don't even know what gold costs,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2006, 01:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,647
Posted By ThirdCoast
I just put this windshield on. Pretty happy with...

I just put this windshield on. Pretty happy with it and it was cheap and easy to install. I am going to angle it back a little bit and get the air flow a little lower, below my helmet.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2006, 05:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,901
Posted By ThirdCoast
Check out this windshield. About $70 and...

Check out this windshield. About $70 and installs in minutes.

http://bill311.smugmug.com/photos/81765550-M.jpg

Here it is installed. :clap
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2006, 09:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,110
Posted By ThirdCoast
Hey Kyle, how have you been? This is Bill in...

Hey Kyle, how have you been? This is Bill in case you don't know my screen name on here.

I've been kicking around the idea of selling my KLR. Thinking of asking $3500 for it. I haven't posted...
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2006, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 659
Posted By ThirdCoast
GPS headphone jack to bike sterio system?

A friend is trying to install a Lowrance 500C GPS on his Goldwing 1500. The audio output for the GPS is a standard head phone jack.

Is there a way to tie this into the bikes onboard sterio,...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2006, 05:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,760
Posted By ThirdCoast
I have seen a low of 28 mpg on my goldwing. ...

I have seen a low of 28 mpg on my goldwing. Never got above 40mpg, ususally mid thirties. It was a great freeway blaster, but in the real twistie roads, well, I am not a good enough rider to keep...
Forum: Road warriors 06-07-2006, 07:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,760
Posted By ThirdCoast
I had an 2002 GL1800 that I bought new and put...

I had an 2002 GL1800 that I bought new and put 35,000 miles on it. Very few problems and the thing had a fantastic motor. It only got 34 mpg though; but, could run 90+ all day long. Great storage...
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2006, 02:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,693
Posted By ThirdCoast
Check out Rec Specs eye wear. They really do...

Check out Rec Specs eye wear. They really do keep the wind out and can be made in bifocal or what ever you need. Strong enough to handle full face or flip up type helmets. Can be made to...
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2006, 08:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,312
Posted By ThirdCoast
I agree with you because my PictureTrail account...

I agree with you because my PictureTrail account the pictures have gone bad in color and clarity. Then they charged me again this year without asking me. I was going to cancel that service. Oh...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2006, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By ThirdCoast
I have the areoflow on my 1150gs too. Ugly as sin...

I have the areoflow on my 1150gs too. Ugly as sin but sure works well on the highway at any speed.

If I don't get over the new bike fever soon, I will have the areoflow and other assorted parts...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2006, 05:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,762
Posted By ThirdCoast
1150GS here. I bought the Sargent seat, that and...

1150GS here. I bought the Sargent seat, that and the tall areoflow wind screen make this a good long distance machine. Without improvements like these you have to be a pretty tough individual to...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2006, 02:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,543
Posted By ThirdCoast
Hey, great picture man. Was that from your most...

Hey, great picture man. Was that from your most recent trip? The very cold one?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-12-2006, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2,068
Views: 177,880
Posted By ThirdCoast
Sorry to hear about your loss of the GS, but...

Sorry to hear about your loss of the GS, but those KLR's are pretty cool too. I picked one up a few months ago. I went up to Sam Houston National Park for some trail riding for my birthday...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2006, 10:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,040
Posted By ThirdCoast
I have one on my 1150GS and it works well, plenty...

I have one on my 1150GS and it works well, plenty of room to mount it under the tank. With the KLR I find not much room to mount stuff.

What about the product that Bent Spoke sells? Does it...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2006, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,040
Posted By ThirdCoast
Fuse Block for KLR650

But where to mount it, it is really tight under the seat and tank. I have one of these fuse blocks.

http://bill311.smugmug.com/photos/57331340-M.jpg


I have the side covers, tank and seat...
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2005, 08:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,346
Posted By ThirdCoast
Thumb Thanks for your advice too! I didn't get as much...

Thanks for your advice too! I didn't get as much paperwork as I would like. Even that fancy rear shock, I don't know how to adjust it. But it seem great the way it already is set up. I took it on...
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2005, 07:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,346
Posted By ThirdCoast
Hey Stu, thanks for all the advice. I'll get 'er...

Hey Stu, thanks for all the advice. I'll get 'er done. But it rides pretty nice already, except for that high speed wobble. Hopefully it was just the cross wind hitting the fender. I'll check it...
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2005, 06:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,346
Posted By ThirdCoast
OK, thanks for the reply. I plan to go with...

OK, thanks for the reply.

I plan to go with the progressive front springs and a heavier oil. But I didn't know if I had some upgraded front fork springs. I didn't see mention of the air valves...
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2005, 04:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,346
Posted By ThirdCoast
Thanks for the reply. It doesn't look like the...

Thanks for the reply. It doesn't look like the tires have been balanced. Tire pressure was slightly higher than the manual calls for.

Here is a picture of the air valve looking things on the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2005, 04:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,346
Posted By ThirdCoast
KLR650 a couple of questions

I have a new (to me) KLR650. Bought it from a guy in Kansas City, MO. I like the bike but haven't ridden it enough yet to really get to know the bike. I have a few questions.

1. What break...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2005, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,139
Posted By ThirdCoast
I have the progressive shock in the back of my...

I have the progressive shock in the back of my KLR650, but stock in the front. New bike to me. I was riding today for the first time on the highway and at about 70 mph the thing would start a high...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2005, 07:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,206
Posted By ThirdCoast
Hey, sorry to hear about your break problem. ...

Hey, sorry to hear about your break problem. Also, your trip in two weeks doesn't line up with my days off, you guys have a good one. Take lots of pictures and have fun. Tell me all about it when...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2005, 06:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,206
Posted By ThirdCoast
Sorry to hear about your break problems. My...

Sorry to hear about your break problems. My non-abs, non-linked GS also eats the rear break pads pretty quick. I need to check them again, replaced the first time at 10,000 with a little wear left....
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2005, 09:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 883
Posted By ThirdCoast
I bought the Lowrance 500c I-Way just a few days...

I bought the Lowrance 500c I-Way just a few days ago. I really like it. No complaints and no problems with vibration and bumps setting it off as one poster said.

It is big though, but it does...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2005, 06:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,102
Posted By ThirdCoast
Where do you get those niffty feeler gauges? I...

Where do you get those niffty feeler gauges? I have looked everywhere. I just have the blade with no handle attached.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2005, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 1,620,324
Posted By ThirdCoast
What about this one your Flugliness? ...

What about this one your Flugliness? http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=1893103&postcount=1574
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2005, 06:28 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,092
Posted By ThirdCoast
My Honda Goldwing 2002 model gave me more...

My Honda Goldwing 2002 model gave me more problems than my 1150GS 2003 model, non abs, non servo brakes. I keep a spreadsheet and the BMW is cheeper by half to own than the Goldwing. I have since...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2005, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 1,620,324
Posted By ThirdCoast
Yep, those were scary, but when the going got...

Yep, those were scary, but when the going got though we had to take the big areoflow off so I could see better. We just didn't bother taking the mounting frame off. It was my first off road trip...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2005, 08:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,688
Posted By ThirdCoast
I agree with what you have said. I have the...

I agree with what you have said. I have the 1150GS and love it. I got to ride the 1200 GS, and it is even better, lighter, less vibration, maybe better suspension. But, not enough better to sell...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2005, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 1,620,324
Posted By ThirdCoast
Does this suck?

Please tell me if this one sucks Her Flug. All the camping stuff was hauled up here with the excpetion of the cooler, my son brought that on the truck. It is an '03 non abs, non servo plain old...
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