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Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,602
Posted By JohnnieWinona
I put a thin shim washer between the bracket and...

I put a thin shim washer between the bracket and o-ring. This firmed it up a bit, the spacer is still seated firmly between the aluminum and steel brackets. Still moves, but the flop is more...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,602
Posted By JohnnieWinona
If the spacer on the telelever mount was just a...

If the spacer on the telelever mount was just a mm shorter the o-ring would be more of a support, it would still move but less flop. I am now looking for a washer with an id large enough to slip...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,602
Posted By JohnnieWinona
Touratec Hyper Damper install

I installed the Touratec HyperPro today, and it is strange. There is a ball joint on the telelever bracket and also on the leg bracket, hence there is nearly an inch of up-down movement! Kind of...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,090,795
Posted By JohnnieWinona
Ta2

Emoto, for the first 1000miles the Next seemed like a very good tyre, it felt like a sport tyre in terms of stability, quick turn-in and breaking. That said, it was a surprise to find it was 'not...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,090,795
Posted By JohnnieWinona
9K observation

i have been trying to find a place to jump in, sorry this is off-subject. i just turned 9k on my LC. i have put many miles on GSs, GSa, and 950KTM, the LC is a very good moto.
Most positive...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,122
Posted By JohnnieWinona
Marty, i run 42 rear/34 front. I know there will...

Marty, i run 42 rear/34 front. I know there will be riders getting better milage, as well as worse. I have a history that goes back a number of years and that is what I use as a context.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,122
Posted By JohnnieWinona
Metzeler Tourance Next

I know I'll recieve replies saying, "they are great, I just got 25k on a set"...but here is my experience with Tourance Next on a 2013 R1200 GSW.
My recent history in terms of large enduros: R1100...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,719
Posted By JohnnieWinona
I'm not riding the GSW any different then the...

I'm not riding the GSW any different then the other other GSs that I've owned. I am smooth accelerating, shifting, and light on the brakes. I ride 2-up a fair amount, as I've always done,...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,719
Posted By JohnnieWinona
36-F 42-44 R, depending on load

36-F
42-44 R, depending on load
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,719
Posted By JohnnieWinona
Next???

Next came on my new 1200GSW: I now have 4,300 miles on my Next, the rears are down to the wear strips. 20% off-pave, I check pressure every time I ride. I was happy with the performance of the Next...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 25,792
Posted By JohnnieWinona
NEXT - not

I have 4,300 miles on my Next, they are down to the wear strips. 20% off-pave. I was happy with the performance of the Next until a few thousand miles ago, when they began to square off.
History: ...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,090,795
Posted By JohnnieWinona
I was patiently waiting for the new KTM 1190. I...

I was patiently waiting for the new KTM 1190. I was also considering the Multi, but the environment that I ride in seemed a bit harsh for the Duc. I would say, first that riding the GSw revealed a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,090,795
Posted By JohnnieWinona
500 miles so far

I've BEEN waiting for the 1190 ADV. I was in SantaFe for an appointment a few days ago, riding my 09 GSa, 45k, stopped in the dealer to pick up a part. The dealer had 2 blue GS 1200w, blue, the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 69,816
Posted By JohnnieWinona
recalibrate

Joel, i wrote way back in the early pages, my right fuel line came unclipped (somehow), and i thought it was the strip again. i thought all was well after i took the strip out, cleaned and...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 69,816
Posted By JohnnieWinona
Joel, thank you for the explaination, what and...

Joel, thank you for the explaination, what and how, in simple, understandable, elegant terms. i'll take the escort/wine.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 69,816
Posted By JohnnieWinona
i took Joel's advice and removed the neck, which...

i took Joel's advice and removed the neck, which also included removeing some of the shrouds on the top of the tank. As i was pokin'round i saw that the right fuel-line had come unclipped from the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 69,816
Posted By JohnnieWinona
09GSa

30k, i went through 3 in the first 12 months. i thought all was well, as the 3rd has lasted more then a year...until last month, on a trip to CA, it went flueee, but different then the other bad...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-11-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7,890
Views: 7,310,527
Posted By JohnnieWinona
One more of the old ones, Colorado

One more of the old ones, Colorado
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-11-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 346,089
Posted By JohnnieWinona
Monticello Box, newMexico, 06nov2010

Monticello Box, newMexico, 06nov2010
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-11-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7,890
Views: 7,310,527
Posted By JohnnieWinona
Our first date was on a Honda 160 Scrambler in...

Our first date was on a Honda 160 Scrambler in 1967, i was 17, CaroleSue was 16. Now we are old, but are equally enthusiastic about riding. Day trips, long trips, always out there.
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,462
Posted By JohnnieWinona
690 enduro SAS removal ?

Sorry, to add such a simple thread, but i had no luck with the search.
i removed the SAS, obviously unplugged the wire, FI light came on. Either a capacitor, or resister would probably work to let...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,224
Posted By JohnnieWinona
Bill, thanks again for all the planning, great to...

Bill, thanks again for all the planning, great to kindle the memories again. What an adventure...thanks to all the other riders. What's next?
Forum: Vendors 04-29-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 90,657
Posted By JohnnieWinona
broken folding mirror

i have a ktm 690enduro. i do a fair amount of off-road, rough stuff. i've gone through 3 of the mirrors, they always break at the same place, 1/4" above the threads. They have never been hit, they...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-22-2009, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 679
Posted By JohnnieWinona
i don't know if this was the problem, but i'm...

i don't know if this was the problem, but i'm optimistic.

A friend found a kink in a fuel line on his 950 after removing the carbs to check the valves. Not long ago, my carbs were also removed. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-21-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 679
Posted By JohnnieWinona
sparkies are fine, i'll check the boots, and...

sparkies are fine, i'll check the boots, and lines tomorrow, as well as the exhaust header bolts.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-21-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 679
Posted By JohnnieWinona
perplexing 950 engine problem/need help!

i purchased a 2005, 950adv new, it now has 35,000 happy miles. Been through all the standard problems, canister remove, tank venting, water pump, clutch grabbing cold, etc...it has Akras. ...
Forum: Vendors 01-29-2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 146,225
Posted By JohnnieWinona
i was wondering how this might work on my ktm 690...

i was wondering how this might work on my ktm 690 enduro, fuel filler, high pipe?
Forum: Vendors 01-28-2009, 12:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,498
Posted By JohnnieWinona
thanks Eric

thanks Eric
Forum: Vendors 01-28-2009, 11:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,498
Posted By JohnnieWinona
690e

Eric,

Will the Saddles fit a ktm 690enduro? The left side pipe is HOT.
thanks,
johnnie
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-26-2009, 09:31 PM
Replies: 777
Views: 38,197
Posted By JohnnieWinona
i just found this thread/ride i'm a maybe, ...

i just found this thread/ride
i'm a maybe,
maybe more then a maybe.
sounds whacked.
This is some serious riding, i've been over many of these.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-15-2008, 07:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,860
Posted By JohnnieWinona
i agree, it was a good set of rides. Flagging...

i agree, it was a good set of rides. Flagging the roads and trails the days before the ride was a good set pre-rides. If the jeep road wasn't as challenging as wanted, all one had to do was...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-11-2008, 08:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,860
Posted By JohnnieWinona
Hey Skinny, Do you know if anyone has a gps track...

Hey Skinny, Do you know if anyone has a gps track or route of the Terlingua ride? Over the past few years, i've gotten used to gps more then the roll-map. It might allow the group to spread out...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-04-2008, 07:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,860
Posted By JohnnieWinona
Thanks SaTex, i was hoping for more challenge. ...

Thanks SaTex, i was hoping for more challenge. You are right about the landscape, beautiful and dramatic. A good excuse to spend a week exploring the area.
Looking forward to PhatCafe. Using the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-03-2008, 04:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,860
Posted By JohnnieWinona
Terlingua DS

Anyone going to the Terlingua Dual-Sport ride? 08-09nov...StudyButte, Texas
Forum: Vendors 09-27-2008, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3,106
Views: 541,163
Posted By JohnnieWinona
Faast Torque

hola Woody, you replaced a few spokes in my 950a last year, since then it has been great, no touching up etc...
You may have answered this before, i've searched the post, if so forgive me, if you...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2008, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 278,439
Posted By JohnnieWinona
i've had my Akra for 6 weeks. i did the 15 min...

i've had my Akra for 6 weeks. i did the 15 min idle. i get no stalling, and no decel popping. It could just be me, but it seems to run better the more miles it accumulates, about 3000 now. ...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2008, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,774
Posted By JohnnieWinona
A couple of things about Jeff's work: He did...

A couple of things about Jeff's work:
He did the suspension on my 690e about a month ago. Since then -i've put approx 1500 miles over about any type of nasty conditions you can think of including...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2008, 04:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,592
Posted By JohnnieWinona
One for me, i'm beginning my 3rd, i think one of...

One for me, i'm beginning my 3rd, i think one of the problems is the step plate. It's like a 950's and should be more like a 300. It sticks out too far.
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2008, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 278,439
Posted By JohnnieWinona
i did as Woodsrider and Sommer suggested, idle...

i did as Woodsrider and Sommer suggested, idle for 15min, etc...i then rode pave up to about 10,000' pushing the 6.9 pretty hard. i ran great. When i returned home 30min later, the Akra was hot to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2008, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 644,673
Posted By JohnnieWinona
those expedition saddle bags look interesting. i...

those expedition saddle bags look interesting. i have an akra, so heat isn't such an issue. Has anyone tried soft saddle bags? i've been looking at doggie panniers, easy to modify, much less $.
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