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Forum: Canada 06-27-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 844
Posted By ZONKR
The guy asked me "What are you carrying for...

The guy asked me "What are you carrying for protection", instead of "Are you carrying anything for protection" All I had was the Canada approved bear spray so I was OK. They were a lot nicer than the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 88,555
Posted By ZONKR
I love mine. I added the ZTechnik touring shield,...

I love mine. I added the ZTechnik touring shield, Mirror extenders and footpeg lowering kit and that took care of my few "issues" with the bike.
Forum: Racing 05-18-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 14,584
Posted By ZONKR
Do you think MM blew the start just so he would...

Do you think MM blew the start just so he would get to do some real racing for a change?:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 31,041
Views: 7,511,022
Posted By ZONKR
Nothing like the smell of Klotz or Blendzall in...

Nothing like the smell of Klotz or Blendzall in the morning as you chase a two-smoke around the track.:lol3
Forum: Racing 04-20-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3,303
Views: 269,422
Posted By ZONKR
Grandstands?

A week ago today I was sitting in the dirt between turns 3 and 4 at COTA watching the races. Today I Google mapped the course to show my wife where I was and it showed grandstands all along that side...
Forum: Racing 04-15-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 3,303
Views: 269,422
Posted By ZONKR
I've been watching MotoGP for years but this was...

I've been watching MotoGP for years but this was my first to attend a race. Until you see them in person you have no idea how fast they are going. That said, it's easier to watch on TV because you...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-16-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,159
Posted By ZONKR
Is that Clem Salvadori with the beret in the...

Is that Clem Salvadori with the beret in the opera house pic?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-08-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,418
Posted By ZONKR
The UPS man dropped my copy off the other day and...

The UPS man dropped my copy off the other day and here are my thoughts on the movie:

1 The photography and music are great.

2 They seem to spend a lot more time with shots of people talking...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-04-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,910
Posted By ZONKR
I've been wearing hearing aids for years now and...

I've been wearing hearing aids for years now and I blame it on the three loud M's of the 60's: Music, Motorcycles and Machine Guns.:lol3
Forum: Hacks 10-11-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,494
Posted By ZONKR
Great scenery but the "acting" is high school...

Great scenery but the "acting" is high school drama club stuff. The naked girl is a plus though.:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 195,299
Posted By ZONKR
The mantra for years in business has been...

The mantra for years in business has been "inventory bad". I retired from Honeywell, Allied Signal, AiResearch (all the same company) and when I started it was "keep the cupboards full. If you need...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-17-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,224
Posted By ZONKR
You always post great reports. Thanks:clap

You always post great reports. Thanks:clap
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 88,555
Posted By ZONKR
Hey! I just rode 200 miles for breakfast and I'm...

Hey! I just rode 200 miles for breakfast and I'm in Arizona (It's a dry heat). It's not that bad, it only gets to a certain point and stays there and it's only the left side peanuts.:lol3

Max
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 88,555
Posted By ZONKR
PrairieMan I love the sound of the engine and...

PrairieMan
I love the sound of the engine and that was one of the things some people didn't like. It's kind of a snarl. Others also mentioned too much vibration in the bars and pegs at highway speed...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 88,555
Posted By ZONKR
I just picked up an Orange one on Saturday and it...

I just picked up an Orange one on Saturday and it has a helmet lock under the seat. I did 200 miles on Sunday and the only gripe I could come up with is the engine heat aimed right at my crotch. ...
Forum: Racing 05-19-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 16,064
Posted By ZONKR
What was with the red lites on the back of the...

What was with the red lites on the back of the bikes? Is that a bad weather add-on or have they always been there and I didn't notice?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,615
Posted By ZONKR
Every time I read something like this I thank doG...

Every time I read something like this I thank doG that I got the only good one out of the thousands built. R1200GS bought new in September of 2004 and has 117370 trouble-free miles so far. Rear shock...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-19-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,044
Posted By ZONKR
Don't remember how long it was but I was riding a...

Don't remember how long it was but I was riding a Husky 400CR with a six-speed from a 125 Husky. It was the perfect bike because you could plunk along in first or go faster than you wanted to in...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,759
Posted By ZONKR
That far into the trip the air filter on the Ural...

That far into the trip the air filter on the Ural is probably clogged up from the oil being blown into the airbox by the breather hose. That's why I always carry a spare all ready to go. Great...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-18-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,044
Posted By ZONKR
Nice report and pictures Steve. I did the Mowery...

Nice report and pictures Steve. I did the Mowery Mountain Enduro in that area in the early seventies and we had to be careful not to end up in Mexico.:lol3

Max
Forum: Hacks 02-24-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,829
Posted By ZONKR
I think that's a Mag's Bag. I have a green one...

I think that's a Mag's Bag. I have a green one on my GearUp and it is designed to fit perfectly on the luggage rack. I don't think they make them anymore.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-24-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,988
Posted By ZONKR
I like the boat ramps there. In Montana, a boat...

I like the boat ramps there. In Montana, a boat ramp might be two lanes wide, occupied by one redneck right in the middle, trying to jump-start his dead boat that sat in his pasture all winter while...
Forum: Hacks 02-16-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,222
Posted By ZONKR
My 2 WD GearUp has "3X2"

My 2 WD GearUp has "3X2"
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-02-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,448
Posted By ZONKR
Chandler AZ to Alaska and back. 8634 miles.

Chandler AZ to Alaska and back. 8634 miles.
Forum: Hacks 01-27-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,104
Posted By ZONKR
Great Ural article in the March issue of Motorcyclist.

Aaron Frank and his twelve year old daughter take a Gear Up from San Francisco to L.A. and have a great time.
Forum: Hacks 01-05-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,455
Posted By ZONKR
I've got the Raceway rack with the wooden slat...

I've got the Raceway rack with the wooden slat kit but I hardly ever carry anything. It just looks so cool.:D
Forum: Hacks 11-06-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,229
Posted By ZONKR
On 10/25 I was riding my GS on the Natchez Trace...

On 10/25 I was riding my GS on the Natchez Trace Parkway and saw a Gear Up heading north in the other lane.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-26-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 31,041
Views: 7,511,022
Posted By ZONKR
All chaps are assless or they would be pants.:D

All chaps are assless or they would be pants.:D
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-15-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,454
Posted By ZONKR
Great report. I'm headed for the Trace the end...

Great report. I'm headed for the Trace the end of next month so thanks for the preview.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-08-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,447
Posted By ZONKR
He probably went home and reported it "stolen". ...

He probably went home and reported it "stolen". Douchebag
Forum: Hacks 08-24-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,192
Posted By ZONKR
Is it still in warranty? Let the dealer fix...

Is it still in warranty? Let the dealer fix it.:deal
Forum: Hacks 08-22-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,010
Posted By ZONKR
Tough crowd:lol3

Tough crowd:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 26,203
Posted By ZONKR
Be glad to. My '05 R1200GS has 108,000+ on the...

Be glad to. My '05 R1200GS has 108,000+ on the original clutch and final drive and has never stranded me.:deal
Forum: Hacks 04-20-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,960
Posted By ZONKR
I never use the heel shifter because I can't find...

I never use the heel shifter because I can't find it without looking down and I'm afraid I'll hit something. I'll try riding barefoot for "maximum natural sensitivity" as Trojan used to say.:D
Forum: Hacks 03-09-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 932
Posted By ZONKR
Great report and pictures Sonny. Is Dave back on...

Great report and pictures Sonny. Is Dave back on the road yet?
Max
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 76,398
Posted By ZONKR
It sounds like I got the only good one ever...

It sounds like I got the only good one ever built. My '05 1200GS has the original FD and clutch at 107,000 miles. Maybe I should go buy a lottery ticket.:lol3
Forum: Hacks 01-27-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,507
Posted By ZONKR
My 2007 has a cigarette lighter type plug.

My 2007 has a cigarette lighter type plug.
Forum: Hacks 12-31-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,838
Posted By ZONKR
First Ride of 2012

There will surely be a good turnout for the gathering at Tortilla Flat tomorrow. New Year's Day hundreds of bikes head to the old stagecoach stop on the Apache Trail east of Phoenix and the forecast...
Forum: Hacks 12-13-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,825
Posted By ZONKR
The Ural fairing/windshield gives great...

The Ural fairing/windshield gives great protection but I cut a few inches off the top because I would rather look over it than through it.
Forum: Hacks 12-10-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,276
Posted By ZONKR
Is that the one with the lady hand-pinstriping...

Is that the one with the lady hand-pinstriping the tubs? She is an artist.:D
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