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Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,562
Posted By RudyBoy
I broke a plastic part related to the emissions...

I broke a plastic part related to the emissions control on my truck and used "Plastic Welder" found at an autoparts store - worked great and saved having to buy a $250 part! I would certainly try it...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-16-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 90,351
Posted By RudyBoy
Lol! Yes, you can do this!! Even if it's...

Lol! Yes, you can do this!! Even if it's boiling, try to take the (very short) side road to Devil's Golf Course for the obligatory DV photo!

Cheers,

Scott
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-15-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 90,351
Posted By RudyBoy
Yep, 2-3 hours should do it, unless you stop to...

Yep, 2-3 hours should do it, unless you stop to hike a side trail, etc. A cooling tip that I picked up several years ago: pour about a liter of water into your helmet before you put it on and your...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,212
Posted By RudyBoy
I detailed cars for an auto dealer when I was in...

I detailed cars for an auto dealer when I was in high school. That was many years ago, but one of their SOP's after a car repair was a wash, vacuum AND fill the tank with gas (back when gas was...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,249
Posted By RudyBoy
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By RudyBoy
Does she have padding in the back of an armored...

Does she have padding in the back of an armored jacket? I've been told that is quite comfy, and no need for a pad on the topbox. (I have a Givi top box and a pad, but never have requests for the pad)
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 997
Posted By RudyBoy
This doesn't necessarily answer your question,...

This doesn't necessarily answer your question, but at the risk of starting (another) tire thread, K60 Scouts allow me to do exactly this without tire swapping. :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,618
Posted By RudyBoy
If you are creative there are quite a few places...

If you are creative there are quite a few places once you give it a good study. :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,618
Posted By RudyBoy
+1 I have "lost " my key a few times, only to...

+1 I have "lost " my key a few times, only to find I left it in the seat removal lock. :huh

Did your bike come with the plastic wallet key? That's a good one to hide someplace on the bike.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,186
Posted By RudyBoy
This. I replaced my old HJC with a new Shoei and...

This. I replaced my old HJC with a new Shoei and while there is still wind noise it did reduce the low frequency rumble I was experiencing by half or more.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 958
Posted By RudyBoy
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 958
Posted By RudyBoy
Is it safe to say you would personally never buy...

Is it safe to say you would personally never buy a used bike?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 958
Posted By RudyBoy
I bought my '09 as a low-mile demo and saved...

I bought my '09 as a low-mile demo and saved $3,000 - no worries at all! :deal

http://rudyboy.smugmug.com/photos/i-7SZrRXx/0/L/i-7SZrRXx-L.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 971
Posted By RudyBoy
Update

So, an update on my "pinging" engine - none of these fuel-related remedies helped, so I grew suspicious. With the help of a friend to pinpoint the source of the "pinging" rattle while I revved the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 878
Posted By RudyBoy
In my experience the are a few factors that...

In my experience the are a few factors that contribute to neck and shoulder aches and pains, with two big ones being simply excess muscle tension from the mind not being used to long rides, and...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 897
Posted By RudyBoy
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 19,300
Posted By RudyBoy
Ah, NOW you tell me! :thumb

Ah, NOW you tell me! :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 19,300
Posted By RudyBoy
:lol3 I changed mine for the first time a...

:lol3


I changed mine for the first time a few weeks ago - figured 50k miles far enough - and after researching the various ways to remove the old belt, some with special tools, I wondered why...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,686
Posted By RudyBoy
The bigger tank on the GSA makes a great fairing...

The bigger tank on the GSA makes a great fairing in the weather. Also, I have many times been thankful for the greater range of the GSA, not to mention it's often a surprise for the gas station...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 897
Posted By RudyBoy
I have the same experience with my '09 using that...

I have the same experience with my '09 using that bulb, so I carry spares in my tool kit, and seem to replace both high and low beams about twice a year. I have not looked into the LED plug-n-play -...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-21-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,731
Posted By RudyBoy
Perhaps keep the bike, but pass on the steep hill...

Perhaps keep the bike, but pass on the steep hill climbs? I'd argue that for many riders the GSA is not the bike of choice for that kind of riding anyways - get a 400-500cc class DS for that! That...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 971
Posted By RudyBoy
Thanks, good tips there - it has been a while...

Thanks, good tips there - it has been a while since I revved it up that high, so I'll add that to my bag of tricks! I was also going to try a tank of non-eth this next fill-up to see how that does. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 971
Posted By RudyBoy
A 40-mile commute tonight revealed improved...

A 40-mile commute tonight revealed improved performance after adding the injector cleaner. Still some "ping" if I lug it - that was previously a rare event unless I was running 87 octane - but it...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 971
Posted By RudyBoy
Had a bottle of Seafoam on the shelf so I poured...

Had a bottle of Seafoam on the shelf so I poured half of it in the tank last night and will see if it clears up the next few days of commuting. A friend of mine had a 650GS that was running rough a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 971
Posted By RudyBoy
Thanks, I'll check that out as well!!

Thanks, I'll check that out as well!!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 971
Posted By RudyBoy
Thanks, yes I have been running 91+ the past few...

Thanks, yes I have been running 91+ the past few refills (and from different stations) to rule that out. It sounds like you favor the injector as the source, and not cam chain, etc? I agree a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 971
Posted By RudyBoy
Right cylinder pinging at 2,000 rpm

I've been getting a rattle that appears to becoming from my right cylinder (2009 GSA) that sounds like the "pinging" we get from bad fuel, or lower octane fuel. But neither is the case. I adjusted...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 868
Posted By RudyBoy
I prefer the powerlet over a regular cig socket...

I prefer the powerlet over a regular cig socket because it is smaller and thus takes up less space, and can be mounted in more places. I do have a cig-to-powerlet adapter for my phone charger that...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 868
Posted By RudyBoy
Powerlet has several good mounting options for...

Powerlet has several good mounting options for the GS. I added two to my bike - shown below - for a total of 3 outlets including the OEM (seen in the first photo at the far right). Since the OEM...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,438
Posted By RudyBoy
I have the spoiler for my 1200 GSA OEM screen and...

I have the spoiler for my 1200 GSA OEM screen and it works very well for me on the highway, plus I can quickly remove it, reverting to a shorter screen when off-road, etc.

As for pinging, the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,277
Posted By RudyBoy
Didn't come with my '09 GSA toolkit . . . I also...

Didn't come with my '09 GSA toolkit . . . I also got a socket stuck the first time I checked the plugs. If I recall, I froze the socket with cooling spray and wiggled it free. Then I took a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,023
Posted By RudyBoy
I have the GSA stock screen and use the Touratech...

I have the GSA stock screen and use the Touratech clip-on shield extender. Reduces buffeting quite a bit, and is easily removable when not needed.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 975
Posted By RudyBoy
They will definitely accomplish your #1 goal, but...

They will definitely accomplish your #1 goal, but not so good for illuminating deer at night, especially if you're traveling any faster than about 30mph. For that you really need to add a set of...
Forum: Photos 03-28-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 33,877
Posted By RudyBoy
http://rudyboy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Nez-Perce/i...

http://rudyboy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Nez-Perce/i-JbjH7f9/0/XL/08042008-18217-800-XL.jpg

http://rudyboy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Nez-Perce/i-Fn3469f/0/XL/08042008-18220-800-XL.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,015
Posted By RudyBoy
:beer

:beer
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,015
Posted By RudyBoy
Sounds more like bad gas? Mid-level on the temp...

Sounds more like bad gas? Mid-level on the temp guage is a safe place to be.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,029
Posted By RudyBoy
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,527
Posted By RudyBoy
My Wolfman Denali holds a map folded mostly...

My Wolfman Denali holds a map folded mostly normally.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,265
Posted By RudyBoy
The Adventure should have the bigger tank, a...

The Adventure should have the bigger tank, a higher wattage alternator, lower first gear, and greater suspension travel compared to the regular GS. I didn't realize the tank size was an early...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,204
Posted By RudyBoy
In my area Harley riders are often stereotyped as...

In my area Harley riders are often stereotyped as buying a bike, spending a small fortune on chrome and leather trinkets, then not riding it very much for any number of reasons - decides riding is...
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