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Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By DennisK_ID
R1200GS header - 2 questions

I've been told, including by a RawHyde instructor, that putting on a header like Remus will really open up my bike. So I got a used Remus header and can. The header came in two pieces. The left pipe...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By DennisK_ID
Still there but slight

The more descriptive post disappeared? Moved somewhere?

I cut the trip short, not because of the clutch but because too much of a n00b for 2 months of solo time in campgrounds.

Included in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By DennisK_ID
R1200gs

Sorry had a lot of trouble posting yesterday --- busy wifi at hostel. Still glitch, can't review post then submit.

Trip through BC Rockies – Dawson – Inuvik – Dawson – Chicken – Valdez – Kenai...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By DennisK_ID
R1200GS clutch squeal

Post won't post having possible clutch issues in the middle of a 12,000 mi trip.

That one posted. Getting a squeal in the clutch in the last bit of letting out the clutch lever when starting...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By DennisK_ID
clutch squeal

Hi, mechanical dummy here and having trouble posting with this hostel wifi-

Bike developed a squeal in the clutch. Happens in the last bit of letting out the clutch lever after the bike has...
Forum: Alaska 05-30-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 24,036
Posted By DennisK_ID
1. Scroll to the LAST post! 2. Copy these...

1. Scroll to the LAST post!
2. Copy these instructions (right click) along with the most current list of names.
3. Hit "New Reply" button (no, not the "quote" button).
4. Paste your copy.
5. Add...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-26-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,048
Posted By DennisK_ID
Tablet with Garmin Base Camp?

Love my new Montana and can search for something and let it plan me a route to that something. However, plotting an adventure route on that unit seems awkward. I'm considering taking along something...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-26-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 839
Posted By DennisK_ID
Montana power

I have the Montana and love it. Don't have the audio hooked up but can almost always see the screen. it got this small town boy through rush hour traffic in Flagstaff.

If the unit isn't connecting...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 24,640
Posted By DennisK_ID
replaced fuel pump last week

I have an '05 I bought a year ago. Hadn't registered it with BMW so I didn't know about the recall. A friend heard about it from the local dealer and told me. I emailed BMW with the VIN and they...
Forum: The Garage 05-12-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 355,267
Posted By DennisK_ID
new post to old thread

I see the original post is pretty old and the posters have way more knowledge than I do, but I do have the Shorai. I have it because Odyssey still wasn't making an off the shelf battery for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,646
Posted By DennisK_ID
HB bar frustration

Really old post so no one will read but was searching to alleviate my frustration and found this thread.

My '05 (bought a year ago) came with these. After getting home I was delving into...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-25-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 76,550
Posted By DennisK_ID
chairs 'n stoves

I have a Kermit with the extension legs and love it. Must have for beemer rallies but for the long trip I bought an REI version of the Helinox. I think the real thing might pack up even smaller.

I...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-25-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 50,260
Posted By DennisK_ID
No Riding Free?

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:WordDocument> <w:View>Normal</w:View> <w:Zoom>0</w:Zoom> <w:DoNotOptimizeForBrowser/> </w:WordDocument> </xml><![endif]--> +1 for On the Road Again by Canned...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-15-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,791
Posted By DennisK_ID
Pulled the trigger

OK, put aside my crankiness (it's for my lovely wife, after all, not for me). Bought the Delorme and Richard at GPS City gave me the ADV discount (250 instead of 300).
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-14-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,791
Posted By DennisK_ID
Spot 3 versus Delorme Inreach

Been burning days looking at these two and doing web searches. My hesitation is now the bad reviews I've read about the service of both. Spot does not allow automatic renewal to be turned off and can...
Forum: Americas 03-23-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,420
Posted By DennisK_ID
May to D2D

Planning to leave the last week of May to arrive in Dawson for D2D. I'm in Idaho. The idea is to go to the overland exhibit near Flagstaff May 15 - 19. Then come back to Idaho for tire change, oil...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-22-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,327
Posted By DennisK_ID
Montana Power Draw

Old post but in reference to Montana. Haven't wired mine into the bike yet but playing with it this morning. With meter hooked up there are multiple modes. When the unit is on with screen lit, it...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,028
Posted By DennisK_ID
oil cooler protection?

Talking with a guy at a camp out who said he had a DIY head light protector and had mouted a frame beneath it to hold window screen to protect the oil cooler from bugs, etc. But he was on his K...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,740
Posted By DennisK_ID
Ilium

I like the look of your DIY. Appears I'm lazy and all thumbs, though. A friend claims the best is a hockey puck but I didn't want to raise the stand. I also like the look of the Camel Toe but it's...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,257
Posted By DennisK_ID
Hb

Yo, didn't vote but mine came w/ HB upper and lower. After buying the bike I wanted to delve into it a bit and found that the front engine cover that conceals the alternator belt couldn’t be accessed...
Forum: Americas 02-06-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,718
Posted By DennisK_ID
1st aid

I'd go along with jonz. Not sure what kling is marketed under now (maybe kling) but it's great stretchy guaze rolls. Very easy to use. Butterfly sutures also easy to use. Some kind of strap/sling...
Forum: The Garage 01-30-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,164
Posted By DennisK_ID
Starboard

I thought I posted this this morning. Am I spacy or banned?

Great post. I've been going to order some 6061-T6 AL to make a rack for my GS. I'm also considering a sandwich of fiberglass over 1/4"...
Forum: Americas 01-29-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By DennisK_ID
When?

What's you time frame and your dad's route down?
Forum: Trip Planning 01-29-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 592,818
Posted By DennisK_ID
Sun Valley, Idaho

Back yard for camping. Grill, indoor kitchen, bathroom, etc. Have spare room but wife would like a day's notice. No garage but bike repair/maintenance possible on small paver patio. Have friends with...
Forum: Americas 01-25-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,511
Posted By DennisK_ID
Alaska & D2D

I have a reservation for the campground in Dawson for 6/19-6/20. Like to take time to get there, eastern Tetons, Glacier, BC so thinking I'm going to have to leave in May. Also like to ride at least...
Forum: Americas 01-25-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,059
Posted By DennisK_ID
Later

Planning a short trip to Baja. Can't leave before late Feb---2/24ish. R1200GS, not as much experience as I'd like. Looking for a few days on the beach. Going solo so far. Spanish lessons are not...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-25-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 23,140
Posted By DennisK_ID
Dempster Hwy

Thanks guys and it looks about the same on the Dempster --- Dawson to Eagle Plains 254 mi, Eagle Plains to Inuvik 227 mi. I think I'll expand my current extra 2 liters to something more ('cause this...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-24-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 23,140
Posted By DennisK_ID
How much?

N00B question---Planning for ride to Arctic Ocean. Probably solo. Working on extra fuel issue. So how much do I need? I see a post where a guy carried 4 gallons and I see a post where a guy said he...
Forum: Americas 01-04-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,215
Posted By DennisK_ID
Any left

PM Sent
Forum: Americas 01-03-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,511
Posted By DennisK_ID
Alaska 2014

Heading for Alaska and the Arctic Ocean (hope). Wasn't initially planning on it but just made a reservation at the Gold Rush Camp Ground, Dawson for June 19 & 20. Will be leaving from south central...
Forum: The Garage 07-09-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,371
Posted By DennisK_ID
ABS adhesive

ABS glue (the stuff for black plumbing pipe) melts into the hard rubber of my R100 stalk. I broke at the PO's repair, cleaned with naptha (to remove his glue residue), glued with ABS cement then...
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