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Forum: Upcoming 07-03-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,940
Posted By TheRoss
LD_Rider.... Thanks for organizing an awesome...

LD_Rider.... Thanks for organizing an awesome ride!

You guys who paid your money but didn't show up.... WTF.... You missed fantastic weather, great roads, and a good time with some real...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-11-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 620
Views: 75,868
Posted By TheRoss
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3914/14380409994_a8...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3914/14380409994_a8b1a14f41_c.jpg

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5534/14380409754_5238282b1b_c.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-22-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 132,454
Posted By TheRoss
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2837/12773891504_0c...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2837/12773891504_0cc49f90e6_b.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 15,085
Posted By TheRoss
:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl...

:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 15,085
Posted By TheRoss
Got my notice last week for my 2011 GSA, the bike...

Got my notice last week for my 2011 GSA, the bike I totaled against the side of a Ford last September. Recall is on, but the dealership doesn't have parts yet. Wouldn't have mater, I had already...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,733
Posted By TheRoss
I think it gets worse toward the end of winter....

I think it gets worse toward the end of winter. The cabin fever has set in and all the damn Yankees are stuck inside and can't go ride. They hole up with the heater and just shop online for crap to...
Forum: The Garage 04-07-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 318,809
Posted By TheRoss
Sounds like a cool project for school. ...

Sounds like a cool project for school.


https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3712/13703883764_620ca4abf8_c.jpg

Fuel for when the tank is off the airhead.
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Forum: The Garage 04-07-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,971
Posted By TheRoss
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3089/13093048724_7b...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3089/13093048724_7b9e691df0_c.jpg

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Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 4,263
Views: 637,385
Posted By TheRoss
Your daughter looks like she was having fun. ...

Your daughter looks like she was having fun.



I changed the oil on my GSA, and replaced the pan gasket on my buddy's R90/6.
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 15,030
Posted By TheRoss
Love the photos man! (Loved your first RR too!) ...

Love the photos man! (Loved your first RR too!)

Keep up the good work. :clap
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-02-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 100,139
Posted By TheRoss
Good guess. Potato Canyon west of...

Good guess.

Potato Canyon west of Sacramento. Had a good breakfast at the café/post office in Weed, and a great lunch at Big Daddy's in Cloudcroft. :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4,263
Views: 637,385
Posted By TheRoss
I got lost and thought I was on another planet...

I got lost and thought I was on another planet (and at times wished I wasn't wearing road rubber)....

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7271/13498376724_993e04574c_b.jpg

Oil change to follow...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By TheRoss
So the fumes go in on the end with 2 lines, and...

So the fumes go in on the end with 2 lines, and exit the end with 1 line.

Everybody agree with this?

Thanks for the help and the quick reply !!!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By TheRoss
Carbon Canister (INSTALLATION)

Actually..... I have a question about the plumbing of them. I would look on my R1200GSA to see where the lines go, but I removed the thing long ago. I did an online search, but all I could find were...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-29-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 100,139
Posted By TheRoss
Today, somewhere in southern New Mexico: ...

Today, somewhere in southern New Mexico:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7418/13498377164_9bd0321b3b_c.jpg
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,229
Posted By TheRoss
I like the set up! We will see how it works for...

I like the set up! We will see how it works for me in IBR15 :wink:
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,229
Posted By TheRoss
I use the Passport, my buddy the V1. ...

I use the Passport, my buddy the V1.

Passport - fits entirely inside radar box. I'm a long distance rider and need the weather protection. Does not give direction of signal, which my buddy...
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,501
Posted By TheRoss
FixerDave nailed it. To the OP...go reread his...

FixerDave nailed it. To the OP...go reread his post again.

I have only been riding 12 years, and wrenching for 6. I wish I had started learning to wrench from day 1, but I eventually got there. I...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,229
Posted By TheRoss
Might be worthless for the OP, since he seems set...

Might be worthless for the OP, since he seems set to run however he wants to run (mentioning using a jammer, for example). But for a 35,000 mile a year rider like me, the radar detector does help. I...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,229
Posted By TheRoss
I'll second what the other guys said about...

I'll second what the other guys said about slowing down. That said....

I run a Passport Escort 8500, inside a radar box (from legalspeeding.com), with a Marc Parnes LED on top. The detector comes...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 567
Posted By TheRoss
One of the charms of the boxer! I have...

One of the charms of the boxer!

I have had thumpers and bricks, but I really love the boxers!

At 130,000 miles my R1100RT had a similar sound. Performance and engine compression both...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-19-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 35,809
Posted By TheRoss
The other side is actually good. This was all the...

The other side is actually good. This was all the damage there was.

This, and a totaled bike, a totaled car, two cracked ribs, and a broken wrist that required a steel plate and eight screws.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-19-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 35,809
Posted By TheRoss
My old one: ...

My old one:

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7377/9712187120_5dc9140e12.jpg

My new one:

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3711/13232327894_38667a17aa.jpg
Forum: Face plant 03-17-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 83,584
Posted By TheRoss
MTgrrl, I am so happy for your progress!...

MTgrrl,

I am so happy for your progress! I have not posted here, but your recovery has been on my mind since I first saw this thread.

I had a very similar accident on September 8. It took...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-16-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 119,461
Posted By TheRoss
Dude, that is ridiculous! If I had that I...

Dude, that is ridiculous!

If I had that I would never return home!

Oh, and nice choice of truck as well. I LOVE the Tacoma!
Forum: Trip Planning 03-13-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 23,915
Posted By TheRoss
yes. I have a Jet Boil and like it for...

yes.

I have a Jet Boil and like it for simply boiling water, but my MSR stove cooks better, and runs on gasoline. So I always have a little gas I can throw in a bike should someone run out. 2...
Forum: The Garage 03-11-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6,039
Views: 2,605,759
Posted By TheRoss
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3089/13093048724_7b9...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3089/13093048724_7b9e691df0_z.jpg

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3335/13092872973_8f19cecf8b_z.jpg

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Forum: Americas 03-11-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 904
Posted By TheRoss
So WHEN are you going to do it? Like,...

So WHEN are you going to do it?

Like, what's your planned date?
Forum: Americas 03-11-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 904
Posted By TheRoss
This.

This.
Forum: Americas 03-11-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 904
Posted By TheRoss
Leave the house by 6:00 AM. Stay on the bike all...

Leave the house by 6:00 AM. Stay on the bike all day, taking one lunch stop of 30-45 minutes. You should be done by the 10:00 PM news.

That is staying close to the speed limits. The trick is to...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-10-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2,976
Views: 742,637
Posted By TheRoss
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7316/13066680474_555...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7316/13066680474_555bb697e6_c.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-08-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,673
Posted By TheRoss
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By TheRoss
If you had a wrench for the old oilheads, or the...

If you had a wrench for the old oilheads, or the K1200 bikes, it will fit the wethead oil filter. The filters are not the same length, but the diameters are the same.
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,069
Posted By TheRoss
I wear LD Comfort on pretty much every ride. I...

I wear LD Comfort on pretty much every ride. I love the long sleeve shirt and long pant, and wear both year round. Since few of my rides are longer than a week, I just pack a clean pair for each day....
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-04-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,612
Posted By TheRoss
Dr. Greg, Sweeeeeeeeet looking bike!...

Dr. Greg,

Sweeeeeeeeet looking bike! Congrats on that!

Looking forward to reading the rest of your report!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,603
Posted By TheRoss
Zeid...... Order the Jim Von Baden DVD for your...

Zeid...... Order the Jim Von Baden DVD for your bike and buy whatever decent tools you need (most are available at any Sears). Find someone to help you the first time out (sounds like this assistance...
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,501
Posted By TheRoss
Nice ride report! I'm glad you saw some friends...

Nice ride report! I'm glad you saw some friends and had a successful winter ride.

If you get up to Lubbock shoot me a PM. You have a place to stay here if you ever need it.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,671
Posted By TheRoss
I have just stuck with the stock bars my GSAs...

I have just stuck with the stock bars my GSAs have come with. I never drop my bikes, so I don't need additional crash bars.

In September I fucking totaled my black GSA, along with a Ford Taurus,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-16-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,681
Posted By TheRoss
I always listen to music because I think music...

I always listen to music because I think music rocks! And so I think you people should listen to music too! And if you don't, yer stoooped.




I use the buyijet iPod changer mentioned...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,704
Posted By TheRoss
I like the BMW Adventure (Touratech-made) luggage...

I like the BMW Adventure (Touratech-made) luggage on my GSA, especially the top box. I think the locks suck, but the boxes are just fine for a road bike (with liner bags to keep aluminum dust off my...
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