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Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,006
Posted By Dieselboy
Works for the rear mudguard too. I've ripped at...

Works for the rear mudguard too. I've ripped at least 3 off of my 1150s.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By Dieselboy
+1 This is part of a layered defense. ...

+1

This is part of a layered defense.

To all reading, I appreciate your attention and comments are welcome, but I'm not looking to debate the virtues of locks v. Insurance v. Ugly-GS v....
Forum: Equipment 06-28-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,785
Posted By Dieselboy
Or try J&M...

Or try J&M (http://www.jmcorp.com/Static/jmcb-2003.htm).

With your "app" idea, not sure how you would localize your transmission to a moving group of riders. Since their feeds would not enter...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By Dieselboy
Ah, did not know that. Thanks. I'm away from...

Ah, did not know that. Thanks.

I'm away from home (ohne BMW) so if no others pipe in i'll go that route.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By Dieselboy
R1150GS: which Xena disc lock fits rear rotor?

I'm going blind searching every which way for a any post for the answer. Haven't found it here, UKGSer, or BMWSporttouring. Xena's fitment page doesn't list the 1150. :baldy

So please, someone who...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By Dieselboy
Thanks for the pics! Those are perfect and I...

Thanks for the pics! Those are perfect and I agree that the Backhawk should fit well.

These dimensions are lifted straight from Wolfman's website. The "front" and "rear" measurements seem to be...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By Dieselboy
I am assuming it will as well, but I'd really...

I am assuming it will as well, but I'd really like to see it too.

I was actually steering towards a magnetic bag until I saw the Blackhawk. I really like its design.

Back in 2007 I went from...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By Dieselboy
Wolfman Blackhawk Tankbag fit to R1150GS Adv?

Tried posting this in the vendor thread, but business must be too good to respond....

Anyone here have the Wolfman Blackhawk Tankbag (http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/wolfman-blackhawk-tank-bag)...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-02-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By Dieselboy
I enjoyed the RR. Discovery learning is always...

I enjoyed the RR. Discovery learning is always the most interesting read. :wink:



Looking forward to the pics.
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,416
Posted By Dieselboy
+1 That is sad. :huh:cry

+1
That is sad. :huh:cry
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,374
Posted By Dieselboy
In :lurk

In

:lurk
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,416
Posted By Dieselboy
BMW Airflow and StreetGuard 3 no zipper issues. ...

BMW Airflow and StreetGuard 3 no zipper issues. Lots of use.

Crashed the SG3 at 70mph into a grassy median. Zippers held.

Zippers are less than inspiring but I love the rest, especially the...
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,093
Posted By Dieselboy
Sorry, no experience with Klim, Rukka, or Stadler...

Sorry, no experience with Klim, Rukka, or Stadler but all appear to be quality kit. I've looked at the first two for years, not so much the Stadler.

On the Aerostich, plenty of experience: 3...
Forum: Vendors 05-23-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 23,335
Posted By Dieselboy
Blackhawk fit to R1150GS Adventure

Edit: deleted. Waste of time to post here.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 1,429
Views: 491,797
Posted By Dieselboy
So, sale price versus purchase price, how much...

So, sale price versus purchase price, how much did you pay for long term storage? :lol3


Congrats!


I sold my 2001 and regretted every mile without her. Just picked up 2000. Happy again. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1,429
Views: 491,797
Posted By Dieselboy
Nice shot. I like the composition. :thumb

Nice shot. I like the composition. :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 31,776
Posted By Dieselboy
Great Vid. Thanks for posting. ...

Great Vid. Thanks for posting.



Interesting ride Mr Cobb both "RV" and bikes.

(Perhaps a winch to assist in offload? Or maybe a wench? :wink:)
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,382
Posted By Dieselboy
I have used a normal neck gaiter in the past. ...

I have used a normal neck gaiter in the past. Sure it gets wet but keeps the rain off/out of my neck.

One of the reasons I love my Streetguard 3 is the removable neck cover. Best I've ever used....
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,950
Posted By Dieselboy
Isn't that the truth and interesting. You and I...

Isn't that the truth and interesting. You and I are opposites. I can't ride in solid pants over 65 degrees but I can roll in a solid vented jacket in triple digits with no problem. It's when the...
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,950
Posted By Dieselboy
Age old discussion mesh or not to mesh. I...

Age old discussion mesh or not to mesh.

I personally prefer mesh pants with Gortex top. Works best for me when traveling far.

BUT I just invested in Motoport Mesh Kevlar coat. I like the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,932
Posted By Dieselboy
I nearly spit out my drink!...

I nearly spit out my drink! :rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl

Sure, we'll roll right through LA, cold camp in bear country, but dang Bo, watch out for them rednecks...:lol3:lol3




+1
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,738
Posted By Dieselboy
Sounds like you've done the research and gotten...

Sounds like you've done the research and gotten loads of good advice.

If you haven't thought about (I didn't see it mentioned) don't forget shower/camp footgear. If any of your camping involves...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 893
Posted By Dieselboy
Dang, Def, cheery thought... :lol3 Good...

Dang, Def, cheery thought... :lol3


Good fix. I've had the "kick in the balls" feeling. You recovered well.


Oh, and +1 for LAX. :wink:
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-14-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,723
Posted By Dieselboy
Thanks for the report. Loved the pics. Your...

Thanks for the report. Loved the pics. Your bike is set up very well. I like the clean lines and utility of it. Looks to be a great tool for the job you have chosen.

Days alone in the back...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,687,207
Posted By Dieselboy
As long as you have your towel, you are good to...

As long as you have your towel, you are good to go. :lol3


[For the uninitiated, obscure reference to Lovin' it Strom's obscure location.]
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,662
Posted By Dieselboy
+1 Good write up and pics.

+1

Good write up and pics.
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,568
Posted By Dieselboy
Good post. I'm in. Just ordered one. I...

Good post. I'm in. Just ordered one.

I humped a tent all over North America and more often than not, I just threw up my tarp and left the tent packed.

This MLD Trailstar is a great design. ...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,476
Posted By Dieselboy
Nice rig! :thumb

Nice rig! :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 1,429
Views: 491,797
Posted By Dieselboy
Welcome and congratulations! Sounds well...

Welcome and congratulations! Sounds well appointed. :freaky

You'll enjoy a cornucopia of disturbing sounds. May they all be benign. :deal
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1,545
Views: 156,930
Posted By Dieselboy
It's my accent, right? :rofl Some consider Tampa...

It's my accent, right? :rofl Some consider Tampa a Yankee annex. But yeah I was raised in L.A. :evil, NC, GA, and FL. :deal.
Forum: Airheads 03-20-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 1,545
Views: 156,930
Posted By Dieselboy
I've been at this 4 days...this thread is like an...

I've been at this 4 days...this thread is like an Advrider version of Jimmy Buffet's Coconut Telegraph....did Ricardo ever find her.....did the carbs work....what happened to the cat? Don't ever...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,476
Posted By Dieselboy
:lol3 You made me chuckle because I had to think...

:lol3 You made me chuckle because I had to think back on all the damage and pain and realized I can't answer the question as I didn't specifically ask.

The bike was totaled. With so much damage...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,476
Posted By Dieselboy
Jesses Set #1.5: 70,000 miles (The 0.5 came from...

Jesses Set #1.5: 70,000 miles (The 0.5 came from a full sized left bag swap)

North coast of Ireland

http://dieselboy.smugmug.com/2006/2006-Isle-of-Mann/i-tscN8SF/0/L/6-2zjNIreland-L.jpg

Set...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 391,942
Posted By Dieselboy
And a nice story it is but now I'd like to see...

And a nice story it is but now I'd like to see your R1100R. How about some pics? :y0!
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 27,194
Posted By Dieselboy
Very interesting first post. Welcome! I...

Very interesting first post. Welcome!

I look forward to seeing your adventure unfold.


:lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,290
Posted By Dieselboy
Well done! Don't forget to paint the Roo on...

Well done!

Don't forget to paint the Roo on the fuselage. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,263
Posted By Dieselboy
Same thing happened to me on a Moto Guzzi. Rough...

Same thing happened to me on a Moto Guzzi. Rough pavement in a turn in rush hour and the bike died. I was less than pleased. By passed upon return to garage...

Leaving for work on my F800, died...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2013, 02:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,278
Posted By Dieselboy
Bump Time for an update? :ear

Bump


Time for an update?

:ear
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,278
Posted By Dieselboy
If it is the HES: Just FYI I found the thread...

If it is the HES: Just FYI I found the thread referenced (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=19962081&postcount=108) (or one similar).

Moral is follow the instructions. You probably...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2013, 03:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,278
Posted By Dieselboy
Just went through bad fuel pump issue (2000...

Just went through bad fuel pump issue (2000 1150gs). Pump would prime but was not delivering correct pressure (43psi?). Put a gauge on the line and had hard numbers showing lack of pressure. Point...
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