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Forum: Day Trippin' 03-15-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 24,662
Posted By ZONKR
What a great story. Thanks for posting:clap

What a great story. Thanks for posting:clap
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 645
Views: 119,826
Posted By ZONKR
Small tank? I got 60 mpg on my last ride and the...

Small tank? I got 60 mpg on my last ride and the four gallons on the GT get me farther than the five gallons on my R1200GS.:deal
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-25-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,325
Posted By ZONKR
Nice report Steve. You guys are nuts.:lol3 Max

Nice report Steve. You guys are nuts.:lol3
Max
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-01-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 36,664
Views: 9,591,218
Posted By ZONKR
The Valencia Orange one is faster.:lol3

The Valencia Orange one is faster.:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 949
Views: 233,362
Posted By ZONKR
Get off the mainland and go to Caye Caulker. Golf...

Get off the mainland and go to Caye Caulker. Golf carts only on the island
but maybe they will put your bike on the ferry from Belize City with the Belikin truck.
Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 152,727
Posted By ZONKR
Another view

Bought my R1200GS new in September of '04 and it now has 120,000 trouble free miles and the original final drive and clutch. It's the best bike I ever had so maybe with each year they just get more...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 51,687
Posted By ZONKR
At least it's easier to get a beer in Utah than...

At least it's easier to get a beer in Utah than it was a few years ago.:freakyGreat report.
Forum: Canada 06-27-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,299
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: 645
Views: 119,826
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: 17,850
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: 36,664
Views: 9,591,218
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: 4,057
Views: 455,589
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: 4,057
Views: 455,589
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: 2,560
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: 10,725
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: 7,377
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: 1,739
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: 211,361
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: 2,746
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: 645
Views: 119,826
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: 645
Views: 119,826
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: 645
Views: 119,826
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: 17,765
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: 9,468
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: 2,529
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: 4,365
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: 2,529
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: 13,538
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: 2,286
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: 2,567
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: 54
Views: 5,160
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: 1,282
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: 6,060
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: 9,499
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: 36,664
Views: 9,591,218
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: 10,310
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: 1,586
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: 3,677
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: 2,221
Posted By ZONKR
Tough crowd:lol3

Tough crowd:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 27,971
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
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