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Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2008, 10:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,027
Posted By Karl_L
Blue Moon I've always had good service. And...

Blue Moon

I've always had good service. And I've seen them bump scheduled service to help stranded travellers, I've been bumped myself.

I've always heard good things about BMW of Atlanta...
Forum: The Garage 06-03-2007, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,868
Posted By Karl_L
Only 30,000 km, that sucks! Was it covered by...

Only 30,000 km, that sucks! Was it covered by warranty? Any other damage?
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2007, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,868
Posted By Karl_L
:rofl:rofl

:rofl:rofl
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2007, 01:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,868
Posted By Karl_L
A self-repairing bike! How can I get that...

A self-repairing bike! How can I get that feature installed!
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2007, 08:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,868
Posted By Karl_L
A little JB Weld will fix this, right?

What do you think, a little JB Weld and it's as good as new?

http://karl-l.smugmug.com/photos/158389198-S.jpg (http://karl-l.smugmug.com/photos/158389198-O.jpg)

In case you don't recongnize it,...
Forum: Racing 04-27-2007, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By Karl_L
"I'm pretty sure this was the corner I dropped my...

"I'm pretty sure this was the corner I dropped my keys in on the last lap..."
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2007, 02:53 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,107
Posted By Karl_L
This was a fun one! ...

This was a fun one!

http://karl-l.smugmug.com/photos/135562594-M.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2007, 10:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,390
Posted By Karl_L
Strange. Is the bike new to you or did someone...

Strange. Is the bike new to you or did someone else do the valves before this?

So when OT is visible do you get any wiggle on either of the valve assemblies as per step 37?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2007, 05:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,390
Posted By Karl_L
There is no timing hole on the left side, only on...

There is no timing hole on the left side, only on the right. When it shows TDC you should check the valve rockers on the cylinder you are working on to see if they are loose. If they are not loose...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2007, 04:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,390
Posted By Karl_L
Are you sure it is at TDC for the cylinder you...

Are you sure it is at TDC for the cylinder you are working on and not the other cylinder?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2007, 04:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,004
Posted By Karl_L
Don't blame yourself, it sounds like you were the...

Don't blame yourself, it sounds like you were the victim here. He might have seen you better if you had been farther to the right but it is no guarantee. I prefer more lights as a solution but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2007, 12:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,715
Posted By Karl_L
On a lanyard either around my neck or attached to...

On a lanyard either around my neck or attached to my tank panniers. I don't even try to use the screen or viewfinder to frame the image, I just point & shoot. With practice I've gotten pretty good...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2006, 09:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,806
Posted By Karl_L
I wasn't fast enough with the quarters :evil ...

I wasn't fast enough with the quarters :evil

Besides, we had just washed the bikes earlier that day.

http://karl-l.smugmug.com/photos/17062130-M.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2006, 03:46 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 193,522
Posted By Karl_L
Only about a 2500 mile ride from Atlanta. ...

Only about a 2500 mile ride from Atlanta. Definitely worth the trip.

Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2006, 02:14 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 193,522
Posted By Karl_L
I don't suppose you could provide gps coordinates...

I don't suppose you could provide gps coordinates for this one, could you? This one is going on my wish list!

Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2006, 08:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,806
Posted By Karl_L
That's a member here, BUBB.

That's a member here, BUBB.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2006, 08:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,806
Posted By Karl_L
http://karl-l.smugmug.com/photos/17062101-M.jpg

http://karl-l.smugmug.com/photos/17062101-M.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-15-2006, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4,935
Views: 277,985
Posted By Karl_L
This one has lasted over 2 years of lurking so...

This one has lasted over 2 years of lurking so far...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-15-2006, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4,935
Views: 277,985
Posted By Karl_L
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-15-2006, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4,935
Views: 277,985
Posted By Karl_L
Don't worry about it, I try to blend in. It was...

Don't worry about it, I try to blend in. It was really nice to meet you too.

I think smugmug is back up. Too bad I forgot my camera!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-15-2006, 06:54 AM
Replies: 4,935
Views: 277,985
Posted By Karl_L
He was a cop? He should have said something. I...

He was a cop? He should have said something. I had a great time last night too, I'm looking forward to doing it again.

Karl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-27-2006, 02:15 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,254
Posted By Karl_L
:lol3:lol3:lol3 I appreciate the suggestion...

:lol3:lol3:lol3

I appreciate the suggestion but I think I'd rather just park it on it's side occasionally!

I did have most of the lights on at the time. I guess if I had turned on the 910s...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-23-2006, 04:59 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,254
Posted By Karl_L
Speed up/slow down/change direction/do nothing....

Speed up/slow down/change direction/do nothing. Are there any other options? That's a judgement call that every one of us makes probably dozens of times on each ride. I think I made the wrong...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-23-2006, 12:29 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,254
Posted By Karl_L
I came around a curve the other day and found a...

I came around a curve the other day and found a car coming out of a subdivision on my right. He was at a stop sign waiting to turn left across my path. There was another car on my road about to turn...
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2006, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By Karl_L
I've used Waytek Wire...

I've used Waytek Wire (http://www.waytekwire.com/). Their minimum order quantities might be a problem.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-28-2006, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 724
Posted By Karl_L
You might try using G7toWin...

You might try using G7toWin (http://www.gpsinformation.org/ronh/g7towin.htm) to get track out of the unit before resetting it.
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2006, 12:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,863
Posted By Karl_L
Here it is. The pink ducky caps it off...

Here it is. The pink ducky caps it off perfectly!

http://www.karl-l.smugmug.com/photos/84612894-M.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2006, 06:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,349
Posted By Karl_L
With the HIDs coming off pin 87 of relay 2,...

With the HIDs coming off pin 87 of relay 2, right?

That's just about how I have mine set up, PIAA 910 driving lights & 510 fogs. And I put a Radio Shack switch on a PTT bracket after relay 1 but...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2005, 02:31 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,757
Posted By Karl_L
My timing sucks, I was just in there yesterday.

My timing sucks, I was just in there yesterday.
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2005, 08:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,352
Posted By Karl_L
Garmin xImage...

Garmin xImage (http://www.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=545)

The Quest supports 16x16 images. Copy the bitmap you created for MapSource and name it "Waypoint Symbol 000" or (001 or...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-18-2005, 07:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,280
Posted By Karl_L
That feature of optimizing stops as you add...

That feature of optimizing stops as you add waypoints can be a little annoying, I wish it wouldn't do that. But mostly I like S&T too, it is less cumbersome than MapSource, especially it's search...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-17-2005, 08:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,280
Posted By Karl_L
Microsoft Streets & Trips does take a stab at...

Microsoft Streets & Trips does take a stab at it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2005, 09:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,870
Posted By Karl_L
If you want to hold it this way so you can see to...

If you want to hold it this way so you can see to compose the image then don't bother, just point & shoot. With practice you can get used to pointing it correctly to get a good composition, and with...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2005, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By Karl_L
Glad to hear you got it sorted out. My...

Glad to hear you got it sorted out.

My bike is an '04 and I was working from an earlier model wiring diagram. It didn't show fuses for either headlight so I didn't even think to look for a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-12-2005, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,209
Posted By Karl_L
I have v3.30 and on mine I see waypoints over 80...

I have v3.30 and on mine I see waypoints over 80 miles away when it is set to "Find Nearest" They are the 14 closest out of 175 waypoints stored. I can't find any setting to affect this.

If you...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2005, 07:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By Karl_L
I had the same problem a few weeks ago. No...

I had the same problem a few weeks ago. No highbeam and no indicator but everything else worked. I was all over the bike with a multimeter and the wiring diagram. I couldn't find anything. Posted...
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2005, 12:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,358
Posted By Karl_L
You can use the Print Screen button on your...

You can use the Print Screen button on your keyboard to save a screen capture to the clipboard then open Paint or any other photo editor and paste the image. Then just crop out the parts you don't...
Forum: Face plant 08-07-2005, 10:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,950
Posted By Karl_L
I'm not sure what he did after we passed. I'm...

I'm not sure what he did after we passed. I'm pretty sure he recovered from the slide and didn't crash. But the rest of the turn took up all of my attention and it was a few turns later before we...
Forum: Face plant 08-07-2005, 08:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,950
Posted By Karl_L
I saw him coming in hot before I got leaned over...

I saw him coming in hot before I got leaned over for the turn so I slowed even more and stayed to the outside. His rear end was sliding out and was taking up about a third or more of my lane when I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2005, 08:08 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,196
Posted By Karl_L
For GS riders

A bicycle seat bag fits nicely in the passenger footpeg mount. Useful for storing things you like to keep on the bike all the time. Tire guage, small tools, first aid kit, etc...
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