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Forum: Canada 06-07-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 22,296
Views: 2,324,064
Posted By Airman Jack
Anyone have a suggesed route for crossing the...

Anyone have a suggesed route for crossing the city that doesn't involve the highways or going as far north as green lane / hwy 9? Rode from Kingston to Grand Bend yesterday along 7/9 then down...
Forum: Canada 06-05-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 168,339
Posted By Airman Jack
Great idea! I'm actually heading towards...

Great idea!
I'm actually heading towards London, so I'm thinking I may swing by A Viscious Cycle and pick one up, they've got SW Motech branded ones in stock. Plus, I'm somewhat cursed when it...
Forum: Canada 06-05-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 22,296
Views: 2,324,064
Posted By Airman Jack
Beautiful. Literally brought a tear to my eye. ...

Beautiful. Literally brought a tear to my eye. :cry:clap
Forum: Canada 06-05-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 168,339
Posted By Airman Jack
Anyone know where one might source a Powerlet...

Anyone know where one might source a Powerlet (BMW) to normal 12v cigarette lighter outlet adapter? I've got a long ride planned this weekend and wanted to take an old TomTom along for the ride, but...
Forum: Canada 02-16-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 168,339
Posted By Airman Jack
I don't suppose anyone is heading to the Picton...

I don't suppose anyone is heading to the Picton area in the near future? Nothing important, just a Kijiji find that isn't worth a dedicated trip down to the county (at least until the weather warms...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,013
Posted By Airman Jack
That's not entirely helpful to my case other than...

That's not entirely helpful to my case other than maybe pointing towards a loose battery connection and making me feel better for not being the only person confuzzled by wires ;-) :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,013
Posted By Airman Jack
He used to ride an 800GS so he's not all bad, and...

He used to ride an 800GS so he's not all bad, and I did try the starter before we tried pushing it!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,013
Posted By Airman Jack
random

Well, left the bike at work for a day then tried to bump start it (with a Harley guy pushing no less!) and didn't manage to get it running with the push. Even in 6th gear the rear wheel was still...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,013
Posted By Airman Jack
Tried that at lunch (before charging the battery)...

Tried that at lunch (before charging the battery) without a helper and only succeeded in putting a couple scuff marks on the rear tire, it locked up once it hit compression! Won't have a strong...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,013
Posted By Airman Jack
Hmm... if that's the trouble I'm thinking fixing...

Hmm... if that's the trouble I'm thinking fixing it in the parking lot is not a likely option! :(:
Forum: Canada 09-03-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 168,339
Posted By Airman Jack
Crap.

Bike won't start, at least the "work" that it's stranded at is on a military base :p

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=22245915#post22245915

Any thoughts before I drag out the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,013
Posted By Airman Jack
Cry Bike won't start. Electrical?

Drove to work this morning with the extra trail lights on since the sun was low at my back, no big deal. Tried to start the bike at lunch and got one good long crank but no start. Subsequent start...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-02-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 162,726
Posted By Airman Jack
Sharp looking bike, I'm curious how much of a...

Sharp looking bike, I'm curious how much of a premium the 800 ADV model will be over the regular 800 GS.

Personally I like dual sports for the riding position primarily (easier on my back), and...
Forum: Canada 04-06-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 168,339
Posted By Airman Jack
[QUOTE=Emmbeedee;21120059]Most people learn to...

[QUOTE=Emmbeedee;21120059]Most people learn to drink at an early age.

Especially in my family!

Drif I'd be happy to take you up on that! I'll probably manage to dig my bike out from the shed...
Forum: Canada 04-05-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 168,339
Posted By Airman Jack
Any of you older fellers ever done a throttle...

Any of you older fellers ever done a throttle body balance on an 1150GS motor and feel like handholding this noob through the process? I come complete with enthusiasm, knowledge of which end of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,570
Posted By Airman Jack
Very cool project! How have you mounted the...

Very cool project! How have you mounted the acrylic cover to the dash? Are you worried about it cracking around those bolts? If you have a set of more detailed pictures covering the build process...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,642
Posted By Airman Jack
Why drain from the return line vice the...

Why drain from the return line vice the pressurized fuel line?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,642
Posted By Airman Jack
Thanks Doug! One thing I would mention though is...

Thanks Doug! One thing I would mention though is that you can see the rags underneath the work area for the fuel lines. Despite the QD's being able to "seal" on either the male or female end, you...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,642
Posted By Airman Jack
$110 for all the QD's you need on the right side,...

$110 for all the QD's you need on the right side, another $37 for the extra 90 degree on the left side, and $24 for the fuel line. Minus the ADV discount made it $170 total including shipping to my...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,642
Posted By Airman Jack
There's nothing fancy about the crossover hose or...

There's nothing fancy about the crossover hose or its routing. If you find a guy who is half competent with welding aluminium you could get bungs added and run a hose fairly easily, unless the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,642
Posted By Airman Jack
Drone, I actually meant orienting the hose clamps...

Drone, I actually meant orienting the hose clamps themselves so that the screws are not rubbing on the adjacent hoses.

The male/female arrangement was copied from the way the tank was already...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,642
Posted By Airman Jack
I found the nipples at the fuel distribution...

I found the nipples at the fuel distribution block to still be quite flexible, and the fuel hose was pretty easy to slip off. The tank-side crossover pipes were the worst where I had to cut away the...
Forum: Canada 09-08-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 168,339
Posted By Airman Jack
Took advantage of the shitty weather and fixed my...

Took advantage of the shitty weather and fixed my fuel lines!

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=19550031#post19550031

:1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,642
Posted By Airman Jack
1150 GSA Fuel Line Replacement (How To)

Well, due to a leaking fuel line and a busted (plastic) quick disconnect, I decided to replace all the external fuel lines on my 1150 this weekend. Bought all the parts from Beemer Boneyard. They...
Forum: Canada 09-03-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 168,339
Posted By Airman Jack
I did indeed! Thanks for double checking though,...

I did indeed! Thanks for double checking though, I'm still mostly new :1drink
Forum: Canada 09-02-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 168,339
Posted By Airman Jack
Just ordered some new fuel line quick disconnects...

Just ordered some new fuel line quick disconnects since one of the crappy stock plastic ones on my 1150 just sheared off. At least I found the problem while I was still at home! I'm going to be...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,555
Posted By Airman Jack
anyone get sore shoulders?

I frequently get a knot located what feels like right below my left shoulder blade, especially when I don't move around too much (riding slab about 90% of the time TBH). I'm riding an 1150 GSA with...
Forum: Canada 05-07-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 168,339
Posted By Airman Jack
Um... I was holding on for dear life ;) Where and...

Um... I was holding on for dear life ;) Where and what is McCormick's?
Forum: Canada 05-06-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 168,339
Posted By Airman Jack
Had an awesome time today following stsrider...

Had an awesome time today following stsrider around the countryside! Got the first (and thankfully only) dirt nap over with rather quickly. How quickly you say?
...
Forum: Canada 05-06-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 168,339
Posted By Airman Jack
If beer was involved would it make the story...

If beer was involved would it make the story better or angrier?
:freaky
Forum: Canada 05-06-2012, 04:28 AM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 168,339
Posted By Airman Jack
BAHAHAHA! They may have known each other but were...

BAHAHAHA! They may have known each other but were they married? ;)

(Yes, I'm a fat lazy beer swilling waste of space, but it gets worse! I'm a pilot too!)

My only redeeming quality is that due...
Forum: Canada 05-05-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 168,339
Posted By Airman Jack
Thank you kindly sir!

Thank you kindly sir!
Forum: Canada 05-05-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 168,339
Posted By Airman Jack
Could anyone tell me where this "The Gas Station"...

Could anyone tell me where this "The Gas Station" is in Odessa?
Forum: Canada 05-02-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 168,339
Posted By Airman Jack
My Monster-In-Law is here this weekend so... I'm...

My Monster-In-Law is here this weekend so... I'm in! (seriously... Even have the go-ahead from 9er Domestic!) When is bike night? Friday? Might join ya for that too... She's here for 4 days :p
Forum: Canada 03-28-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 168,339
Posted By Airman Jack
*facepalm* :rofl

*facepalm* :rofl
Forum: Canada 03-27-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 168,339
Posted By Airman Jack
I think I'm in tomorrow night! Won't be able to...

I think I'm in tomorrow night! Won't be able to make the 2pm in Napanee.... some of us have to work ya know :p

I'll be the lost looking oilhead riding black power ranger.
Forum: Canada 03-11-2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 168,339
Posted By Airman Jack
Hey Drif, (maybe a new thread title? :p) I'm...

Hey Drif, (maybe a new thread title? :p)
I'm signed up for the ORR this year, but have no idea if I or my ride are up to the challenge.... Yes, I'm new(ish) to DS riding, and yes I'd love to take...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-02-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 2,652
Views: 141,210
Posted By Airman Jack
Just read through the thread.... and what have I...

Just read through the thread.... and what have I learned? Imma gonna needs me some new tires!

And maybe boots that drain really REALLY well...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-02-2012, 04:17 AM
Replies: 2,652
Views: 141,210
Posted By Airman Jack
Agreed, but I'm usually the guy just in front of...

Agreed, but I'm usually the guy just in front of him! :lol3

Sign me up! :clap
Forum: Canada 02-29-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 168,339
Posted By Airman Jack
Thanks very much!

Thanks very much!
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