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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-24-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By Zombie73
Spent a few days last week riding around Jackman,...

Spent a few days last week riding around Jackman, ME. Highly suggest it if anyone gets the chance. The trails are endless, and the locals are solid. Plan on going back for some snow mobiling if I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-24-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,109
Posted By Zombie73
I just spent a cpl days riding that area. Two...

I just spent a cpl days riding that area. Two days ago when it was supposedly raining and awful they let me ride up. Went back yesterday and they wouldnt let me up at all and guided tours were only...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-19-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By Zombie73
Bangor to Buffalo - Looking for a dual-sport route

Hi all. Just did a week with the wife touring Acadia and northern ME/Canadian coast on my '04 Adv. dropped her at the Bangor airport this AM and now I'm looking to find some great routes in ME or...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 936
Posted By Zombie73
Thanks for the replies

Now that a few of you have given me an excuse to leave it as is I know I will be doing exactly that. Not sure about the plastic tank though. Damn thing feels and has been dented like metal!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 936
Posted By Zombie73
Al Tuna!

Hells yeah. That was funny as shit. At least its not a year straight anymore. That killed me! Missing the wife was just as bad...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 936
Posted By Zombie73
Question on infrequent use

I will be away on business for a year and most likely only be back for a couple weeks at time every three or so months. Would my '04 GSA live through that without to many negative results, or should...
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2008, 09:01 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 8,879
Posted By Zombie73
So take away what versatility it has (compromises...

So take away what versatility it has (compromises being par for the course), add more suits to the cloest, and somehow get the same quality out of three suits without the added expense. That would...
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2008, 01:29 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 8,879
Posted By Zombie73
Thanks for mentioning this. I'm going to give...

Thanks for mentioning this. I'm going to give this setup a try with my 2-piece after a recent downpour I rode through for a couple hours. With a soaked crotch and more water that got in around the...
Forum: Americas 09-22-2008, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 796
Posted By Zombie73
Pm sent

Sent ya a PM with a load of info.


Z
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2008, 02:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,973
Posted By Zombie73
2-piece RC

I rode through that past hurricane that pushed all the rain through DC a couple weeks ago in my 2-piece Road Crafter and the only part of me that was dry was the top of my legs. This was some...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2008, 11:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,015
Posted By Zombie73
Ripping off the rear mudguard

Two nights ago I did the same thing but it was a branch. The mudguard caught on the knobbies and pulled forward ripping it off one of the posts. I did the same thing you did after that. Through it...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2008, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By Zombie73
That's exactly why!

I only worked on this for a little bit, and if this link pans out then great! I would rather have a parts list I need (because some crack head stripped a bolt or bent a 60mm spacer) then drag a pc...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2008, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By Zombie73
This could take awhile!

There is 190 slides! :eek1 This might have to be broken up between multiple periods of boredom. More to come...

Z
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2008, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By Zombie73
Microfiche

I just started saving all of these images, renaming them to be a little more generic, and saving them to disc. Then throw them in the folder I have supposedly been going to put together for the past...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-15-2008, 07:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By Zombie73
Zagg

I have put these on my cell phones, digital cameras, and iPod and they have been great. They even keep my teenage girls stuff protected (which is a minor miracle). Shipping seems high once you see...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2008, 06:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By Zombie73
Part numbers/ sizes for '04 r1150gs bolts

Is there a link somewhere, or does someone have a pdf they can offer with sizes and or part numbers for various bolts and fasteners on a 2004 r1150GS (adv)?. At the moment I am looking to replace...
Forum: The Garage 09-12-2008, 08:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,947
Posted By Zombie73
Boot polish

If someone sees me leaned over next to my car trying to fog up the sidewalls with a t-shirt twisted around my hand they are going to call St. Elizabeth's! :norton
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2008, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,155
Posted By Zombie73
Battery time

Our set lasted two days of 7 - 8 hours of riding before we charged it up in a hotel. Talking on and off, not constant (for the most part).


Z
Forum: The Garage 09-10-2008, 01:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,947
Posted By Zombie73
Armor All

My wife used Armor-All on the steering wheel of our car once. A shirt drive to the end of the drive way and an attempt at a left turn woke me up quicker then any coffee has! :lol3

- Is there...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-10-2008, 01:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,459
Posted By Zombie73
Road Kill Cafe

Good call! Cuts down on the weight. Here is a link with a few ideas...

http://www.road-kill-cafe.com/roadkill.html
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-10-2008, 01:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,459
Posted By Zombie73
Cattle guard

I think if you cross the river and take the dirt road past the rock and keep going you'll cross a cattle guard, and then a tight little turn on some loose rock before you dead end at a locked fence. ...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-10-2008, 06:45 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 28,815
Posted By Zombie73
esbit

What kind do you use? I wouldn't mind finding some that don't smell like road kill!


Z
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2008, 06:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,723
Posted By Zombie73
Thats what I'm talkin' about. Thanks Bruce! ...

Thats what I'm talkin' about. Thanks Bruce!

Z
Forum: Face plant 09-08-2008, 11:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,874
Posted By Zombie73
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2008, 06:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,723
Posted By Zombie73
Max'd out pressure

I recently went on a 3k trip on my own, then came home and picked up my wife for a 2k trip on a brand new pair of Conti Trail Attacks. I had the GS loaded with gear, then loaded with more gear and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-05-2008, 06:20 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 21,800
Posted By Zombie73
Generalizing

My post was in an effort to explain how ABS can help a inexperienced driver, and rider. If the bike with ABS can cut its distance in half, even 1/3 then it could save someone who isn't as quick on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-05-2008, 02:32 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 21,800
Posted By Zombie73
At one point during a driving school I attended...

At one point during a driving school I attended (cars, and SUV's) the instructor of my vehicle told me to brake as hard as possible with the ABS at a certain spot where the track was marked off in...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-05-2008, 01:21 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 28,815
Posted By Zombie73
Esbit

These are great for small go-bags, or something where desperation is a motivator. I can't believe this hasn't been mentioned yet though. Hasn't anyone smelled the tabs after awhile? That smell can...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2008, 02:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,877
Posted By Zombie73
Reasons to DIY

I'm trying to pick things up. Slowly but surely. If your flying down the road and only inches from the deck, don't you think it would be a good idea to be a little more in touch with your machine?
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2008, 08:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By Zombie73
A much better description I hope.

Here are most...
You'll want WA-7 (for the rare occaision), WA-9, #4, and #6 be cause sometimes the sockets are different depths and it will frustrate you to no end when it keeps falling out from...
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2008, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By Zombie73
Plugs

Wa-9
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2008, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By Zombie73
Plugs

Jamie,
I have loads of these and various others around the house. You'll want ones that are flush, as well as the round kind that pushes into the socket. Unless you start riding into the Stan's,...
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2008, 06:40 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,317
Posted By Zombie73
Hard cases

I went down on my 1150GS A with Jesse's attached. The case took the brunt of it and kept the left side pretty much off the ground. Only problem I had was not being able to take that left case off...
Forum: Vendors 08-25-2008, 07:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,691
Posted By Zombie73
Another one for the GS

You could get really crazy and design it with some kind of quick adjustment deal. That would be cool for all the crazy angles, or sloping grade you rest your bike on through a day. Not before you...
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2008, 07:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,488
Posted By Zombie73
Canon SD870

Using this camera for a couple months now. Just got back from a trip and I'm still impressed with the pic quality. Really nice for a point and shoot camera. My two daughters own the SD1000's and the...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 08-09-2008, 11:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,834
Posted By Zombie73
Jordan

If your headed through Amman you can just pitch a tent in the middle of the freeway, light a camp fire and even find a coffee service near by. Families and all camp out there under the King's...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-23-2008, 11:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,285
Posted By Zombie73
As of when?

I was there two weeks ago and the detour didn't start until right after the Mt. Mitchel park entrance, so we rode up and had dinner. Did they pull the road construction back more or are you just...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-23-2008, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9,346
Views: 537,238
Posted By Zombie73
Latest tag

This is great! I grew up in Castleton ten minutes from that spot, and now live about 10 ten minutes in the other direction. Since it is right off the road, dark, and was close to my house guess who...
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2008, 08:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,839
Posted By Zombie73
Music

There are very few things music doesn't make better. I can't be the only one who has a preset list of songs for certain roads or sections of a road, right? That would be a killer thread in itself,...
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2008, 07:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,240
Posted By Zombie73
So basically what your sayin' is...

A $75 bucket for a $75 brain? Who wants a open casket service too? Forget the full face, more voodoo from those ATGATT jackass's! That's cool Man. Be safe :D
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