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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 06:33 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 11,357
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Cairo, IL Kay-Row

Cairo, IL

Kay-Row
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 06:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 915
Posted By Telemarktumalo
That is a beautiful bike. Keep us posted as you...

That is a beautiful bike. Keep us posted as you get some miles on her.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 05:40 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,092
Posted By Telemarktumalo
I wave at Harley riders, and scooters too. But,...

I wave at Harley riders, and scooters too. But, I can't get over my disdain for those three wheel Can Am things. WTF,...Training wheels?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 6,651
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Back to the original post. I've thought about...

Back to the original post. I've thought about this a lot. I'm a neurosurgery PA and see lots of trauma, including motorbike accidents. Two folks came in yesterday after hitting deer in separate...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,092
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Jealous of what? That thing looks like a porch...

Jealous of what? That thing looks like a porch couch with wheels.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-24-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5,087
Views: 282,593
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Another reason that I really dig living in Oregon...

Another reason that I really dig living in Oregon

http://telemarktumalo.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Motorcycle-Travels/i-bsSRnvC/0/L/IMG_2619-L.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-24-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 11,357
Posted By Telemarktumalo
While discussing malapropisms

"The language you use reflects the precision of your thinking"

Roger Enoka - ~ mile 8 on an 11 mile run at Seven Falls, Tucson, AZ 1987
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By Telemarktumalo
261 views and only 1 reply. That tells me there...

261 views and only 1 reply. That tells me there may be an unusual problem with my bike?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,770
Posted By Telemarktumalo
+1 on PSSOR. Very well done. I did the two day...

+1 on PSSOR. Very well done. I did the two day Adventure Camp. Hope to do the RawHyde camp next year as well.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,694
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Decided on this one

I chose the BMW bag for the GS and picked up this one from BMW in San Francisco at $100 off of retail. It appeared a bit dusty on arrival, and I'm assuming it was a demo in their shop. All parts...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Stall at Idle

I have a 2012 GS that tries to stall when idling in hot conditions. This is one of those intermittent problems. The bike starts, runs and idles smoothly. I've noticed that in hot weather, as I am...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,317
Posted By Telemarktumalo
BMW panniers

The Vario's are fine for road use and pavement touring. However, the exhaust side pannier is a joke though. Even when expanded, it might hold a 6 pack and a pair of flip-flops. I wouldn't trust...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-15-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,001
Posted By Telemarktumalo
I paid cash for both of my current bikes, but...

I paid cash for both of my current bikes, but financed the one before through my credit union. Shopping for money is like shopping for anything else. Let your money work for you. Borrow when...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-15-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 31,357
Posted By Telemarktumalo
I'm 56 and have that AARP literature filling my...

I'm 56 and have that AARP literature filling my mailbox, so I guess I fit here too. Still riding several times a week. No sport bikes in the stable, so I guess my tastes and interests have changed....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,589
Posted By Telemarktumalo
That's odd, it looks just like the German version

That's odd, it looks just like the German version
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,589
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Maybe. Conti looks to be finding a compromise...

Maybe. Conti looks to be finding a compromise between the TKC-80 and the Conti TA's. Imitation is a form of flattery. I agree it looks similar to the Hidenau K60 rear (not so much on the front). ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,520
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Prepare to meet your maker. A simple shoulder...

Prepare to meet your maker. A simple shoulder check only takes a second. And, if you don't think you have time to do it because of what is going on in front of you, you are probably tailgating. Go...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 679
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Ooops... my bad. I made an ASSumption that the...

Ooops... my bad. I made an ASSumption that the '06 was the same as my '09. My apologies for the confusion. Thanks Wedge.
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 679
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Yep, separate oil and tranny fluid reservoirs,...

Yep, separate oil and tranny fluid reservoirs, but it is the same oil. Go figure. Some douche bags will tell you to RTFM, but I will not do that. The tranny drain plug is accessed by removing the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,003
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Looks to be ready for a track day.

Looks to be ready for a track day.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4,711
Views: 723,305
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Good eye for detail :D

Good eye for detail :D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4,711
Views: 723,305
Posted By Telemarktumalo
My bike came with AltRider lower crash bars and I...

My bike came with AltRider lower crash bars and I added the uppers. I moved my LED lights from a lightbar to the uppers using a set of Techmount adapters.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,589
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Looks great! Looking forward to the feedback to...

Looks great! Looking forward to the feedback to start coming in.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,377
Posted By Telemarktumalo
My first thought is to get help. An ego trip is...

My first thought is to get help. An ego trip is not worth an injured back. If no help around, round up something to use as progressively taller wedges under the bike. Even if only lifted a few...
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,089
Posted By Telemarktumalo
The collar on the Klim is very tall and has a...

The collar on the Klim is very tall and has a cinch tightener at the back. Well padded at the front to prevent chafing too. No, I have not experienced water down the collar. It fits well up...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5,087
Views: 282,593
Posted By Telemarktumalo
I think it is much better than when I started...

I think it is much better than when I started riding and racing in the '70's. Cycling for fitness/fun/transportation was a rarity in those days. I think the running boom of the 70'-80's had a lot to...
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,089
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Thanks for catching that. My bad. I was jumping...

Thanks for catching that. My bad. I was jumping back and forth in my discussion about the BMW liner system. The Klim doesn't use a liner. I have a Rev'It Cayenne Pro that uses a liner and I hate...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,089
Posted By Telemarktumalo
I have a Klim Badlands jacket and pants. I agree...

I have a Klim Badlands jacket and pants. I agree with you about the rain liner system.... it sucks. The jacket is great for me in medium. I have a BMW Atlantis 4 jacket in 52. Both fit well and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5,087
Views: 282,593
Posted By Telemarktumalo
I'll be watching for updates on this. The...

I'll be watching for updates on this. The witnesses will be key in settling the he said vs. he said argument, because one of those guys is clearly lying. If the mayor's version is correct, I still...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,694
Posted By Telemarktumalo
BMW vs. BMW Tank Bags

I've found these two BMW tank bags and wondering if anyone has experience with either. Both bags are supposedly waterproof (no rain cover needed), have a large map pocket, and look to have a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,187
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Akra pipe

My bike came with an Akra silencer on, and the original owner kept the BMW muffler and passed it on to me. Originally, I thought I would put the OEM muffler back on, but after 6000 miles, I've come...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5,087
Views: 282,593
Posted By Telemarktumalo
More on Laura Weintraub (IDIOT!)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K8Il_QIs6LQ
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5,087
Views: 282,593
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Yes, the truck is at fault

The driver of the truck must have been texting, drinking, fooling with his radio, putting on his makeup or something that distracted him from maintaining his position in the lane. On a clear day...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 19,042
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Sorry Jim, but the answer is no. That is not a...

Sorry Jim, but the answer is no. That is not a realistic expectation, but more like wishful thinking. But, good luck on you. Let us know how it works out with your next brand.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-11-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5,087
Views: 282,593
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Filtering vs. getting in line

It depends on the situation. When approaching a red light on my bike, if there are only a few cars, I just que up behind the last car, center of lane and wait until the light greens. If there is a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 19,042
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Whenever I read posts about reliability, I remind...

Whenever I read posts about reliability, I remind myself about which motorcycle manufacturer offers a 3 year warranty on their bikes.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 19,042
Posted By Telemarktumalo
A buddy of mine just bought a '14 GS 1200. I...

A buddy of mine just bought a '14 GS 1200. I doubt it will ever get dirty, much less see some ADV worthy rocky roads. Nonetheless, he loves the bike and it will be a great touring machine for him. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,845
Posted By Telemarktumalo
BMW Softbag II

I've been using one of these for 3 riding seasons. I give it 8.5/10. The mounting system is simple and secure. The first time you put the bag on, spend a few extra minutes sorting out where you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-05-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,289
Posted By Telemarktumalo
I assume you mean that you don't want to be...

I assume you mean that you don't want to be included in a group of motorcyclists whose behavior is different than your own. Good for you, but don't expect that from everyone else. All you have to...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,778
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Right On Hendo. My Dad always told me that...

Right On Hendo. My Dad always told me that having an old car/tractor/truck/tool, was a sign of careful and constant care. Having something dirty was a sign of laziness. So, our old Allis-Chalmers...
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