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Forum: The Garage 12-13-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2,436
Views: 331,689
Posted By TheRoss
I did the annual service to my Toro lawn mowers....

I did the annual service to my Toro lawn mowers. New oil, plug and air filter for each. Sharpened the blades. Added Stabil to tanks and topped off. When spring rolls around again they will be ready...
Forum: The Garage 11-30-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 786
Posted By TheRoss
Shop Art

Once in a while I get a PM from an inmate asking about the motorcycle art in my shop, wanting to know if they are stickers, where they can get them, etc... Here's the deal. I have collected logo...
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,804
Posted By TheRoss
I'm an equal opportunity rider. I jump between...

I'm an equal opportunity rider. I jump between both camps!

My daily driver is a R90/6, and I better not forget what I'm doing because those 40 year old brakes require some advance planning to stop...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-16-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 38,239
Posted By TheRoss
A few pictures from my ride last June. ...

A few pictures from my ride last June.

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3913/14378456350_2176563c04_c.jpg
Newport, WA

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2923/14378456180_2db84ab6f7_c.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,372
Posted By TheRoss
First world problems my friend! I had to sit...

First world problems my friend!

I had to sit out a few months last fall when it was really nice, and missed a rally I wanted to attend, due to broken ribs and wrist. Not the same problem you are...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-29-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,318
Posted By TheRoss
Kind of an oil question. Only you can know what's...

Kind of an oil question. Only you can know what's right for you.

My longest highway day was 1610 (23 hours), longest dirt day 250. I think you build up to longer and longer days until you find the...
Forum: Airheads 10-27-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 16,534
Posted By TheRoss
Yep. The town I live in is similar. Last...

Yep. The town I live in is similar. Last dealership here closed in '99... closest dealership now is 350 miles away. The old riders have largely stopped riding and sold their airheads (often to...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,182
Posted By TheRoss
That bike is way too clean to be chopping it up. ...

That bike is way too clean to be chopping it up.

I hate seeing clean bikes with original paint chopped up to make some caf thing. That's what old crashed bikes are for.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 906
Posted By TheRoss
I got $24 for mine on Ebay. :rofl

I got $24 for mine on Ebay. :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,434
Posted By TheRoss
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=963400...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=963400

Get the flange clamps and metal quick connects from Beemer Boneyard and fix it yourself for under $200. Info and pics at the above link.

...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-19-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,562
Posted By TheRoss
I know this is not the Spotted thread, ...

I know this is not the Spotted thread,

but I saw a nice looking gal in a pick up yesterday morning on I-10, getting onto 1604. Texas flag ADV sticker on the rear bumper. I would have loved to...
Forum: The Garage 10-06-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 2,436
Views: 331,689
Posted By TheRoss
I helped a buddy with his new-to-him R1100RT (his...

I helped a buddy with his new-to-him R1100RT (his first Beemer).

Changed engine, transmission, and final drive oil.
Replaced spark plugs, alternator belt, and air filter.
Cleaned and retorqued...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-19-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 468,315
Posted By TheRoss
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5477/14330434280_78...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5477/14330434280_786fdb8f8f_b.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By TheRoss
Hwy 12 over Lolo Pass Lewiston to Missoula. Then...

Hwy 12 over Lolo Pass Lewiston to Missoula. Then interstate east to Columbus and south to Red Lodge. Then south down Beartooth Pass and Chief Joseph Pass into Cody. From there west through...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-06-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2,221
Views: 835,898
Posted By TheRoss
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3911/14845041841_9e...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3911/14845041841_9e5cc23209_c.jpg
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-31-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,024
Posted By TheRoss
YEAR ROUND RIDING, which Colorado does not offer....

YEAR ROUND RIDING, which Colorado does not offer. I have not had a car since 2005. If that appeals to you, Texas is a good place to go.

And the Texas hill country offers nice riding, especially in...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-29-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,024
Posted By TheRoss
States you would want to live in?

States you would want to live in?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-28-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,024
Posted By TheRoss
Texas offers YEAR ROUND RIDING! Doesn't...

Texas offers YEAR ROUND RIDING!

Doesn't offer a lot more, but for me that is big. I have not owned a car since 2005.
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 24,892
Posted By TheRoss
Thanks... I am super excited about next summer. I...

Thanks... I am super excited about next summer. I wish I could make Denver, but August is a hard month for teachers to take off. I'll be in workshops and in-service the entire month.

Keep up the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 24,892
Posted By TheRoss
scoutDad, My hat is off to you, getting...

scoutDad,

My hat is off to you, getting an adventure like this together with your sons. They will never forget the adventures they had with their dad (scouting, fishing and camping, as well as...
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,070
Posted By TheRoss
Ordered a new Darien jacket late last November,...

Ordered a new Darien jacket late last November, gray in color, because the paramedics in Wisconsin cut up my old one. Had it in hand by Christmas.
Ordered new Darien pants 2 weeks ago, black in...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-20-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 15,495
Posted By TheRoss
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3847/14564223722_6d...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3847/14564223722_6dffa6f620_c.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 987
Posted By TheRoss
Ron Bilberry. He likes the rallies, so you...

Ron Bilberry. He likes the rallies, so you probably have run into him. He can quite often be found sitting under a Texas flag or a Come and Take It flag, regardless of what state he is rallying in.
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 987
Posted By TheRoss
Loop Through The West

Took a nice loop through the West a few weeks ago. Missed Glacier because it was still closed, but some nice riding still!

Rocky Mountain NP, CO
...
Forum: Americas 07-17-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,696
Posted By TheRoss
16 posts in 7 years, and this is the thread that...

16 posts in 7 years, and this is the thread that you want to get involved in?

The OP simply asked for ideas/advice from riders on whether they carry on rides or not. I had doubts about this...
Forum: Americas 07-14-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,696
Posted By TheRoss
I realized after years of concealed carry (and...

I realized after years of concealed carry (and IDPA shooting), without ever feeling the need to draw my pistol, without ever being in a situation where the pistol actually made me feel safer, that it...
Forum: Regional forums 07-03-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,567
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, 08:15 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 98,866
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, 01:26 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 149,087
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, 07:18 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 23,058
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, 04:12 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 23,058
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, 07:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,126
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, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 356,979
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.
...
Forum: The Garage 04-07-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,467
Posted By TheRoss
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3089/13093048724_7b...

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

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7337/13092928935_83fb57df6f_c.jpg

...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 5,559
Views: 932,778
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, 07:21 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 18,140
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, 05:23 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 106,167
Posted By TheRoss
Good guess. Potato Canyon west of...

Good guess.

Potato Canyon west of Sacramento. Had a good breakfast at the caf/post office in Weed, and a great lunch at Big Daddy's in Cloudcroft. :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5,559
Views: 932,778
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, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 571
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, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 571
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...
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