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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-27-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2,210
Views: 506,855
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
Azores

Land of my birth, awesome!
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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-27-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 44,780
Views: 2,588,117
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
Best riding routes

Hey all, I hope you don't mind me butting in but I will be up in your area for work in a few weeks and have talked my boss in to letting me bring my bike. I will be staying in NH and will be there...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2013, 02:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,517
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
Eek The issue continues

...so i continued to work to find the mysteries electrical issue on the bike yesterday for about 3 hours and again no luck. I broke loose the zip ties holding the main wiring truck along with a bunch...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-13-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 30,519
Views: 1,684,849
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
I didn't have time to be angry really...I only...

I didn't have time to be angry really...I only had one window of opportunity and it was closing fast....I am use to preoccupied cagers, my incident was more of an outright disregard for who was...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-11-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 30,519
Views: 1,684,849
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
Sorry for the break-in

I need some help and figured one of you fine inmates may have a connection that may be willing to help me out. I went to the bike show last weekend and on my way home (VB) the troopers were out in...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,517
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
1100rs

Thanks all, for your input...to add to the history on this bike...I picked it up from a young guy who was looking to find it a new home after it stopped running and he was not the mechanical type....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,517
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
The Saga Continues

Thanks for your input thus far but unfortunately the issue has not become any better. I have not encountered any wiring I considered suspect to have caused this issue... On further inspection I...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,517
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
What the heck!

So I have a 2000 R1100rs that sadly had been neglected prior to my acquiring it a little more than a year ago. The bike was not running when i got it and I have done a fair amount of work on it since...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-21-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 248,509
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
Xt500

Dang you did an awesome job on her. I had one on 1980, fun bike but mine never looked that nice. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 678
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
It worked

Thanks all for your input, I was able to exchange the parts to the replacement airbox and started to get it back on the bike. I have the back end of the bike pulled apart and am waiting for a couple...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 678
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
Tubes

Thanks Def I will try that....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 678
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
Airbox intake tubes

I recently acquired a 2000 1100RS and without sharing the back story on why I had to replace the airbox, I removed the old box and received a replacement from Mike at Beemerboneyard. I need to remove...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2011, 05:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 388
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
Fuel Delivery Issues??

I recently aquired a 2000- R1100RS from a guy I was trying to help out, not a ADVrider though. The bike was not running when I picked it up but the owner assured me he had been riding it to work some...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-22-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,446
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
Stooopid

There's no fixing Stooooopid!!! :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-19-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 20,537
Views: 1,034,621
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
Mountains

Brian,
I'm heading up to Sherando Lake Thurs-Sun this weekend if you are in the area I'm in lot C-12, stop in and visit. Maybe we'll see you.

Jose'
Forum: Americas 08-09-2010, 03:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,572
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
Motorcycle Lic

This is what I foumd for Florida, but you would think it would apply to any State. You must have a license to register the bike and most insurance carriers will write short term policies. I would...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-21-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5,921
Views: 279,302
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
Smith Mountain Lake

Gents,
I'm in the Virginia Beach area and have a trip set up with some friends out to Smith Mountain lake on the weekend of Friday July 30-August 1st was wondering if any of you could suggest some...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-21-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 19,452
Views: 1,066,485
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
Thumb Smith Mountain Lake

Gents,
I'm in the Virginia Beach area and have a trip set up with some friends out to Smith Mountain lake on the weekend of Friday July 30-August 1st was wondering if any of you could...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2009, 04:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
bike choice

Well Tony I can only offer my humble opinion....but I am partial to the R1150GS because I own one. I have spoken to several friends that have had the 12gs, which I think is an awesome bike, and have...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-27-2008, 12:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,904
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
New Year day Ride

Did someone say brunch??? I'm in I'll keep checking to see if the time changes from 0800 but my vote, if I have one, is 0800-0830 works but I'm a lot closer than some to the meet-up so I'm totally...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-20-2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 23,913
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
Spring Camp

This sounds like a great time, please count me in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-13-2008, 05:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,126
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
Thumb Donation

PM'd ya.....come on gang one less farkle for your bike, let's help these folks out.....GEEEEEZ :ricky

RR
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-13-2008, 02:39 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,509
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
Thumb Tag Interest

I wish I knew what the tag was earlier, I was out there today...with a camera and everything but didn't stop. Will have to roll out there tomorrow.:ricky
It was a chilly ride today. I will not be...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-07-2008, 01:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,509
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
Sunday Ride

Hey gents,
enjoyed meeting all of you today and big kudos to UpSt8 for his effort in plotting the ride course, it was my first opportunity to ride my bike on country gravel roads and I'm happy to...
Forum: The Garage 10-31-2008, 03:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,227
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
Heater

At the risk of going on a tangent I will first address the heater question; there is a negligible difference in actual power consumption...for all practical purposes in this case none between...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-13-2008, 10:02 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,972
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
Camping

Just up in the mountains this past weekend, intended to camp at Sherando lake but when I arrived in Friday they were full. I had no idea where we were all going to stay. My group were all arriving at...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-02-2008, 09:49 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,972
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
Virginia Beach Posse

Sorry can't make this trip but would like to know about any others. I am heading up to the mountains 10/10 thu 10/12, camp at Sherando lake and do day trips from there...anyone interested?? I already...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-01-2008, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
Info Bump

Alright gang I know there is some one out there with a nugget of information. :ricky Just looking for the best scenic routes to take up there, input appreciated. Thanks

RR
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2008, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
Trip Planning

Your input would be appreciated; I have scheduled a trip to the mountains from Virginia Beach for the weekend of Oct.10th The plan thus far is to camp at Sherando Lake the night of the 10th and 11th...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2008, 10:24 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,063
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
Drink/No drink!!

I agree with most of what has been said about moderation in drinking while operating a motorcyle/or equipment of any kind, (1 beer) and many of the comments crack me up. What no one failed to address...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-06-2008, 08:32 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,737
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
Music Listener

I enjoy listening to music while I ride, long trips or short commutes does not matter to me. I do however consider the safety aspect of it so I keep the volume at a level where I am still able to...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2008, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
Wicked Battery Light on R1150GS

I have had a persistent issue with my battery light remaining on after I start my bike cold. If I 'goose' the throttle a bit the light goes out or if once I have ridden for a while and the engine is...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2008, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 831
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
My 2 cents

I know this may seem counter-intuitive, but based on what you said I would recommend you wait for something more suitable to your taste and the sort of riding you plan to do. I know how easy it is to...
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2008, 09:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,418
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
Dakar Pants.

I can speak to your question on the pants, I recently purchase a pair from a fellow Adv Rider and have nothing but good things to say about these pants. They are well made and very versatile, I can't...
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2008, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,793
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
My 2 cents

You may also want to look at kayaking gear that is made to endure a lot of abuse.
Forum: The Garage 07-12-2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,365
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
Piggy-back bike

I am in Virginia Beach and know a bike (bicycle) mechanic at our local shop Conte's that has devised a bike rack to fit a GS. His name is Roberio, he's a great guy...he could help. Google Conte's...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2008, 05:22 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,318
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
Great Commuter!

I commute with my '03 GS as often as I can, mine is yellow, bright and easy for 4-wheelers to see. We cannot lane split in VA but have the benefit of using the HOV lanes....70MPH shaking:wink: your...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2008, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
Im glad to hear that it's just inherent in these...

Im glad to hear that it's just inherent in these bikes. Wish I knew it before getting the new battery....It's good to have a spare I guess. Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2008, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By Rhodesia Rebel
Wink Battery light on!!!

I have an '03 R1150GS (non-ABS) and everytime I first start the bike when it is cold the battery light stays on unless I give it a littlw throttle....then it goes off and remains off. I have checked...
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