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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By Trailing Jack
Well I will tell you that mine did that for a...

Well I will tell you that mine did that for a year and a half until I finally got it fixed.
Input shaft bearing ,weeping seals, clutch, had to replace all kinds of things.
As I said, ended up...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,335
Posted By Trailing Jack
Just a little worried as the op was, about...

Just a little worried as the op was, about breaking something.
You know us Beemer riders...always worrying. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By Trailing Jack
Mine did the same thing. Input shaft bearing. ...

Mine did the same thing.
Input shaft bearing.

Replaced the tranny with a used M97.
Forum: Racing 04-18-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3,049
Views: 167,993
Posted By Trailing Jack
We were at Mt. Morris in 2007. This was the day...

We were at Mt. Morris in 2007.
This was the day that James planted himself face first off a big downhill during an epic battle with RC.
James was on the ground being attended to as RC rode rode...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,335
Posted By Trailing Jack
Trusting my buddy's mechanical instincts, that's...

Trusting my buddy's mechanical instincts, that's all.
Thanks for the info.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,335
Posted By Trailing Jack
My question as well. My mechanically...

My question as well.
My mechanically inclined-machinist buddy wants to know if new hardware is required since "stretching" well used components seems to go against logic as well.
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 172,956
Posted By Trailing Jack
Thanks for the tip! :clap I contacted the...

Thanks for the tip! :clap

I contacted the guy.
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 172,956
Posted By Trailing Jack
Curious about that rear rack you have on that...

Curious about that rear rack you have on that bike.
I recently bought a K1200S and haven't seen much out there in the way of racks.

Could you post or PM me a picture showing that one?

Nice...
Forum: Racing 04-05-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 3,049
Views: 167,993
Posted By Trailing Jack
Where did everybody go? I got home from a...

Where did everybody go?
I got home from a night out seeing a great band and watched the races (quickly) on my dvr.
I guess that one put everyone to sleep. :dunno

Championship over.
Congrats...
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By Trailing Jack
Thanks, man. First I've heard of that charger. ...

Thanks, man.
First I've heard of that charger.
Mine seems to be working but this one looks like something I'll check into.
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By Trailing Jack
Thanks for the replies. I tried the "handshake"...

Thanks for the replies.
I tried the "handshake" method (turn the key on, plug in the charger, turn the key off) suggested by someone over at the MOA forum.

Seems to work with this Yuasa Hotshot....
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By Trailing Jack
Yuasa charger with CAN Bus?

So I finally brought my new to me 2005 BMW K1200S home from the dealership where it waited for me till the weather broke around here.

I use a Yuasa Hotshot battery tender on my 1996 GS where I...
Forum: Racing 03-27-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3,049
Views: 167,993
Posted By Trailing Jack
Ha Ha! Funny you say that! My brother-in-law's...

Ha Ha! Funny you say that!
My brother-in-law's brother had one of those yellow anomolies.
One race day for some reason, we switched bikes.
I had a 1978 YZ125E.
He won the class that day.
I fell...
Forum: Racing 03-22-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3,049
Views: 167,993
Posted By Trailing Jack
A lot of heart from RV to finish 6th. That's what...

A lot of heart from RV to finish 6th. That's what wins championships.
A lot of speed from Bubba. A lot.
Wow.
Forum: Racing 03-20-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 3,049
Views: 167,993
Posted By Trailing Jack
Indeed. This is a different RV. Like...

Indeed.

This is a different RV.
Like markjenn said, unless he gets hurt, its over.
Forum: Racing 03-14-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 3,049
Views: 167,993
Posted By Trailing Jack
That was one race we used to actually get...

That was one race we used to actually get televised (probably a week later).
So cool!
Thanks for posting it! :clap
Forum: Racing 03-12-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3,049
Views: 167,993
Posted By Trailing Jack
:nod The remainder of SX could be, too. ...

:nod
The remainder of SX could be, too.

Lost in all the talk here about Mookie and Bam Bam is it looks like RV seems to have that fire back.
His post race interview after his heat race was an...
Forum: Racing 03-01-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3,049
Views: 167,993
Posted By Trailing Jack
That's how the game is played these days, Scott. ...

That's how the game is played these days, Scott.
Teams play the game.
Putting the young guys in the mix to see how they fare.
If it skews the points, so be it.
They all play the game.
Forum: Racing 03-01-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3,049
Views: 167,993
Posted By Trailing Jack
Mine too. I have zero empathy for that guy. ...

Mine too.
I have zero empathy for that guy.

Interesting night.
That's supercross.
Fall down, your night's pretty much over.

Good to see Tomac on the podium.
He'll be there regularly when...
Forum: Racing 02-26-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3,049
Views: 167,993
Posted By Trailing Jack
I see it that way too. He seems comfortable...

I see it that way too.
He seems comfortable enough having the points lead but not winning races.
Plus he seems to genuinely like his training partner, KR.
Forum: Racing 02-23-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3,049
Views: 167,993
Posted By Trailing Jack
Jeez Scott, what took so long? :rofl

Jeez Scott, what took so long? :rofl
Forum: Racing 02-23-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3,049
Views: 167,993
Posted By Trailing Jack
No doubt But then it becomes an adventure for...

No doubt
But then it becomes an adventure for the fast guys to pass him.
Which they always do.
He gets in the way most of the time.
Forum: Racing 02-23-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3,049
Views: 167,993
Posted By Trailing Jack
Racerx reported Tomac had a mechanical in the...

Racerx reported Tomac had a mechanical in the main.

Yes, Jeff was a pro rider a couple of years ago, not as successful as Mike.
Forum: Racing 02-23-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3,049
Views: 167,993
Posted By Trailing Jack
After it got to about 7 pages, Jeff took offense...

After it got to about 7 pages, Jeff took offense to RC's remarks.
That's when the "Jeff, please STFU" comments started by what appeared to be industry types.
Forum: Racing 02-23-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3,049
Views: 167,993
Posted By Trailing Jack
Boy, I'll say it got bad. Jeff started a...

Boy, I'll say it got bad.
Jeff started a thread, got flamed then wouldn't quit running his mouth.
There were people on that board who apparently know the Alessis who were advising him to STFU but...
Forum: Racing 02-22-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 3,049
Views: 167,993
Posted By Trailing Jack
Wow. You guys really oughta check out that...

Wow. You guys really oughta check out that website.
Jeff Alessi is taking lot of serious heat and now is firing back calling RC the biggest cheater in the history of the sport. :lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 12,225
Posted By Trailing Jack
Ditto. Put a set of K76's on my R1100GS. Had...

Ditto.
Put a set of K76's on my R1100GS.
Had to take the wheels back off after the first ride to see if they were balanced. They were.

Really "bumpy" (and I've run several sets of TKC's),...
Forum: Racing 02-15-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3,049
Views: 167,993
Posted By Trailing Jack
All time wins: Ricky = 48 James = 47 "I'm...

All time wins:
Ricky = 48
James = 47
"I'm burnt toast" said RC.
Love it. Glad to have RC back in the booth.

Boggles my mind that JS and Reedy have been kicking ass this year.
I really thought...
Forum: Racing 02-13-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 3,049
Views: 167,993
Posted By Trailing Jack
I'm probably in the minority, but I like RC in...

I'm probably in the minority, but I like RC in the booth better than Windham or McGrath.
Could be that I got used to him but he brings more commentary than either of those two combined.
Yeah his...
Forum: Racing 02-08-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 3,049
Views: 167,993
Posted By Trailing Jack
History repeating itself it seems. 2007 all...

History repeating itself it seems.
2007 all over again.
Who would have predicted Reedy and Bubba on the top step of the podium in 2014?
Hope Chad isn't banged up too badly.
He's been a great...
Forum: Racing 02-02-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3,049
Views: 167,993
Posted By Trailing Jack
+1 Villopoto is racing smarter. He bitched...

+1
Villopoto is racing smarter.
He bitched about the Anaheim track after the last race there.
I wouldn't be surprised to see him start to dominate again, sooner rather than later.

Reedy is...
Forum: Racing 01-22-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 3,049
Views: 167,993
Posted By Trailing Jack
Its a bad year for it. People are sick. :eek1

Its a bad year for it.
People are sick. :eek1
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,328
Posted By Trailing Jack
Thanks for the link. Registered today. A...

Thanks for the link.
Registered today.

A great source of info, much like here.
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,328
Posted By Trailing Jack
Checked with Bobby at Hermy's today about the...

Checked with Bobby at Hermy's today about the recalls.
They have been done on this bike. :clap
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,328
Posted By Trailing Jack
Thanks everybody. I appreciate the responses. ...

Thanks everybody.
I appreciate the responses.

Can't wait till spring.
It's 10 degress and snowing here right now. :bluduh
Forum: Racing 01-19-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3,049
Views: 167,993
Posted By Trailing Jack
I suspect these guys aren't making excuses. It...

I suspect these guys aren't making excuses.
It is the cold and flu season.
News reports say it's one of the worst in quite a while.
I never get sick and I caught this bitch on New Year's day....
Forum: Racing 01-19-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3,049
Views: 167,993
Posted By Trailing Jack
Pretty sure his foot got sucked into RV's forks. ...

Pretty sure his foot got sucked into RV's forks.
Emig pointed it out during the broadcast, showing it in slo mo.
Forum: Road warriors 01-19-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,328
Posted By Trailing Jack
I wanted to ride it because that's exactly what I...

I wanted to ride it because that's exactly what I hoped the bike would be...more of a sport tourer as opposed to a true sport bike. The short ride I took on it confirmed that for me. Fairly upright. ...
Forum: Road warriors 01-19-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,328
Posted By Trailing Jack
Thanks. I hope it works for me. Really like...

Thanks. I hope it works for me.
Really like that bike.

Yes it was Bobby that I dealt with.
Good dude, indeed.
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,328
Posted By Trailing Jack
K1200s

I'm a GS guy.
Never owned a sport bike (other than an ill fated stint with a Guzzi V11 Sport - don't ask).
On a bit of a whim I bought this today.
Did a bit of research, rode it and really liked...
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