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Forum: Parallel Universe 09-03-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By BOHUNTR
That was us! That was the day we left for Taos. ...

That was us! That was the day we left for Taos. Girlfriend needed rain pants; considering the hours of downpour we rode in, it was a wise stop.

We stayed at the Inn at Laretto, nice place.

I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-01-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By BOHUNTR
First 2,500 miles

Bike: 2014 F800GS Adventure Model
2 up, side cases, extra large duffel on back of bike.

Turned my bike in for the first service today. I meant to do an oil change at 600 miles, but the aluminum...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-01-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 327
Posted By BOHUNTR
First 2,500 miles

Bike: 2014 F800GS Adventure Model
2 up, side cases, extra large duffel on back of bike.

Turned my bike in for the first service today. I meant to do an oil change at 600 miles, but the aluminum...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-09-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By BOHUNTR
Job sent me there, I was supposed to fill in for...

Job sent me there, I was supposed to fill in for another Doc at a prison. He stayed this weekend, I start on Monday...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-08-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By BOHUNTR
In Santa Fe on night of 8th, into CO on 9th, what route?

Girlfriend and I just ended up in Lubbock from today with nothing to do until Monday morning. Thought we might head to Santa Fe this afternoon, into Colorado tomorrow 8/9 and 8/10, coming back on...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-02-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 832
Posted By BOHUNTR
Thanks for the information. I hit the OC Hall of...

Thanks for the information. I hit the OC Hall of Wisdom as well.

Has there been a definitive answer for the quirky throttle between 3-4.5K rpms? Haven't seen anything except for changing the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-02-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 832
Posted By BOHUNTR
2007 KTM 990 Adv information

I have seen a local KTM with 12K on the odometer that looks pretty good. When I try to google this, it always comes up as a 950/990 until 2009, when it's called a 2009 model-present.

So.... Is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-14-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 42,417
Posted By BOHUNTR
I found a pair of grips in the junk parts bin at...

I found a pair of grips in the junk parts bin at the local shop this morning (2 pair actually) they were pro tapers, but called the "Rockstar" and were thinner than the renthals. I bought two pair,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-13-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 42,417
Posted By BOHUNTR
I slipped and sliced my palm open this afternoon....

I slipped and sliced my palm open this afternoon. Fortunately I have sutures and lidocaine at home, but I'm done with this problem; 6 stitches later.

Hopefully I will find another solution. I'm...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-13-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 42,417
Posted By BOHUNTR
Is there a picture thread for how to install the...

Is there a picture thread for how to install the Renthal's? I've gone trough 4 sets to far and just torn them to pieces and now I'm starting to tear the grips on the bike.
I'm using needle nose,...
Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 54,715
Posted By BOHUNTR
Saw this late, final exams and all. Wow, what a...

Saw this late, final exams and all. Wow, what a trip. I remember the balkans well from 95-99 working there in support of a NATO program and can't say enough about the people, food and landmines. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-08-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,165
Posted By BOHUNTR
Thanks.

Thanks I got one of these this morning. I had seen the globeriders one before, but another rider told me that it's really just a TT advertisement, not much of a maintenance DVD and I took it at...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-07-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 895
Posted By BOHUNTR
I agree headlights rarely get hit, but I have...

I agree headlights rarely get hit, but I have seen several cracked with some type of clear caulk/sealant covering the cracks. They are very expensive and a plastic cover, I got the aeroflow, is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-07-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,165
Posted By BOHUNTR
Maintenance DVD for 800GS

I looked for a JVB DVD on maintenance here and didn't find one, so I'm guessing one isn't available yet...?

Any plans in the future? What has everyone else been using? I am a longtime rider, but...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-07-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,596
Posted By BOHUNTR
I personally haven't seen this, but have heard of...

I personally haven't seen this, but have heard of it from several riders I met on the road. I am on my second set of zegas, one on the 1200 and a new set on the 800; and I went with them because for...
Forum: Regional forums 05-05-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 944
Posted By BOHUNTR
Now ladies, You left yourselves open, and I think...

Now ladies, You left yourselves open, and I think I would be a discredit to my sex if I did not say, you are free to ride on me anytime....

Hey, don't blame me my mother raised me a man!

I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-05-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,130
Posted By BOHUNTR
I ordered a Sargent seat on Sunday and got it...

I ordered a Sargent seat on Sunday and got it today! 4 days, not bad. the seat looks great, put it on during my lunch break, but haven't had a chance to ride it yet.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-03-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,273
Posted By BOHUNTR
I gotta admit, getting my hound out and about...

I gotta admit, getting my hound out and about would be worth it. Many of the places I ride would make great hunting locations, but riding weather and hunting weather usually don't coincide... But...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,714
Posted By BOHUNTR
Have you heard anything back yet or gotten the...

Have you heard anything back yet or gotten the bags?
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-30-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 787
Posted By BOHUNTR
There are times I can't bring my gun into...

There are times I can't bring my gun into buildings. On my RT I had a small lockable storage box next to the tank. I think I'll contact Caribou and see if I can get a small box to put on a rack,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-28-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 787
Posted By BOHUNTR
Locking storage unit?

I have seen some bikes, 1200's and 1150's with a small lockable storage tube attached to the rear frame under the seat. Is there anything like this available for the 800? I mainly want to lock...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By BOHUNTR
Go 1150 or 800?

I am getting rid of my RT and want to get another dual sport, but was never that fond of my 05 1200 GS. It was a great bike, but I really liked the 1150's much more. To me I always felt like...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By BOHUNTR
I got an 05 GS through this program when I was in...

I got an 05 GS through this program when I was in Iraq in 04-06 and it was a great deal. I paid 2K less than anyone else I found.

Do they still have stateside delivery? I got mine delivered...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,119
Posted By BOHUNTR
I did a month long trip a few years ago on my old...

I did a month long trip a few years ago on my old 05 GS and I think Ohlins were my best investment and the Zega's second. I didn't do much night riding, but had auxiliary lights just in case.
Cramp...
Forum: Beasts 04-20-2011, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By BOHUNTR
Thanks to you as well. I heard that the Tenere...

Thanks to you as well. I heard that the Tenere is plentiful south of the border, but the hassles make it seem not worth the effort. If I had to spend 25% more on the bike, plus another couple of...
Forum: Beasts 04-20-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By BOHUNTR
Gustavo, Much appreciated! Too bad it looks...

Gustavo,
Much appreciated! Too bad it looks like it's not a simple issue; I had hoped it might be since it's a bike, how much difference can there be?
Oh well, glad I asked.
John
Forum: Beasts 04-20-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,618
Posted By BOHUNTR
I am in the same boat. Just sold my RT today,...

I am in the same boat. Just sold my RT today, had GS's before, but love the looks and reviews of the new Tenere. Getting one here in America is a bitch, so I'm thinking of bringing it in from...
Forum: Beasts 04-20-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By BOHUNTR
Bringing in a bike from Mexico??

I wasn't really sure where to post this, so I took a guess.

I really want a Super Tenere, but can't seem to find one available this year; I missed out on ordering and that's it for the year...
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 1,080
Views: 291,511
Posted By BOHUNTR
At 22 yoa, you aren't looking too bad. There is...

At 22 yoa, you aren't looking too bad. There is no visible sequestra in the bone that would lead me to believe you have any avascular necrosis of the femoral head caused by your injury. Based on...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 66,622
Posted By BOHUNTR
Your story is making me cry....:cry Now that I'm...

Your story is making me cry....:cry Now that I'm done with Med School I always said I would do anther trip, but I have to find a job!!!:cry:cry:cry

Help me God!!! Please teach me to be patient...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-06-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,561
Posted By BOHUNTR
I spent 40 days riding from Austin to Calif,...

I spent 40 days riding from Austin to Calif, Mexico, Canada then down the rockies and back to Texas a few years ago. I am going to try to do it again this may, here are some lessons I learned:
1)...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,552
Posted By BOHUNTR
I was at my local dealer today and they had 7...

I was at my local dealer today and they had 7 GSA's in the back. Here in Austin, they don't have to deal on price, they can sell all they get about as fast as they move them to the front.
Even...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2009, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 969
Posted By BOHUNTR
I had that slipping feeling on my GS and it was...

I had that slipping feeling on my GS and it was the suspension, not the tire.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2009, 10:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By BOHUNTR
Question What's the trade in market like for an RT to GSA?

:confused :confused I sold my 05 GS last year and bought an RT because I thought I needed something a little more comfortable for mainly highway driving between Austin and Houston. Boy do I regret...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2009, 11:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,020
Posted By BOHUNTR
When I took off the stock shocks and put Ohlins...

When I took off the stock shocks and put Ohlins on I had 16K miles and was about to leave on a 30 day trip. Best thing I ever did to the bike; it handled better than new, and I don't think I could...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 969
Posted By BOHUNTR
Have the bikes software checked out

The battery on my 05 GS kept going dead the first year I had it. I took it to the shop and they found a problem with the software. They did an update and that fixed the problem.
It happened about...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,855
Posted By BOHUNTR
I sold my GS and got an RT. Love it. It's not...

I sold my GS and got an RT. Love it. It's not as versatile as the GS, but it's much more comfortable, even with the stock seat. The electronic cruise control is a dream, as well as the adjustable...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2008, 05:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,201
Posted By BOHUNTR
I have only used Lonestar in Austin as far as...

I have only used Lonestar in Austin as far as getting a BMW serviced Texas goes. I have used Zabor's in Austin for other repairs, tires, routine maintenance, etc... on my yamaha and they were an...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2008, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,201
Posted By BOHUNTR
Customer service has been tits-up in this country...

Customer service has been tits-up in this country for years. Have you ever had to deal with Capital One? or any of the cell phone companies?

They don't care because they don't have too, in...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2008, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,201
Posted By BOHUNTR
My experiences with dealers: I stopped for...

My experiences with dealers:

I stopped for an 18K service on my cross-country trip last spring and was stunned that the dealer I went do did not want to warranty warped and worn front rotors. ...
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