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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-19-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,386
Posted By TheRoss
I know this is not the Spotted thread, ...

I know this is not the Spotted thread,

but I saw a nice looking gal in a pick up yesterday morning on I-10, getting onto 1604. Texas flag ADV sticker on the rear bumper. I would have loved to...
Forum: The Garage 10-06-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 2,200
Views: 288,531
Posted By TheRoss
I helped a buddy with his new-to-him R1100RT (his...

I helped a buddy with his new-to-him R1100RT (his first Beemer).

Changed engine, transmission, and final drive oil.
Replaced spark plugs, alternator belt, and air filter.
Cleaned and retorqued...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-19-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,777
Views: 431,940
Posted By TheRoss
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5477/14330434280_78...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5477/14330434280_786fdb8f8f_b.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By TheRoss
Hwy 12 over Lolo Pass Lewiston to Missoula. Then...

Hwy 12 over Lolo Pass Lewiston to Missoula. Then interstate east to Columbus and south to Red Lodge. Then south down Beartooth Pass and Chief Joseph Pass into Cody. From there west through...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-06-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2,221
Views: 830,074
Posted By TheRoss
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3911/14845041841_9e...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3911/14845041841_9e5cc23209_c.jpg
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-31-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,765
Posted By TheRoss
YEAR ROUND RIDING, which Colorado does not offer....

YEAR ROUND RIDING, which Colorado does not offer. I have not had a car since 2005. If that appeals to you, Texas is a good place to go.

And the Texas hill country offers nice riding, especially in...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-29-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,765
Posted By TheRoss
States you would want to live in?

States you would want to live in?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-28-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,765
Posted By TheRoss
Texas offers YEAR ROUND RIDING! Doesn't...

Texas offers YEAR ROUND RIDING!

Doesn't offer a lot more, but for me that is big. I have not owned a car since 2005.
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 21,370
Posted By TheRoss
Thanks... I am super excited about next summer. I...

Thanks... I am super excited about next summer. I wish I could make Denver, but August is a hard month for teachers to take off. I'll be in workshops and in-service the entire month.

Keep up the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 21,370
Posted By TheRoss
scoutDad, My hat is off to you, getting...

scoutDad,

My hat is off to you, getting an adventure like this together with your sons. They will never forget the adventures they had with their dad (scouting, fishing and camping, as well as...
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,069
Posted By TheRoss
Ordered a new Darien jacket late last November,...

Ordered a new Darien jacket late last November, gray in color, because the paramedics in Wisconsin cut up my old one. Had it in hand by Christmas.
Ordered new Darien pants 2 weeks ago, black in...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-20-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 14,896
Posted By TheRoss
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3847/14564223722_6d...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3847/14564223722_6dffa6f620_c.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 878
Posted By TheRoss
Ron Bilberry. He likes the rallies, so you...

Ron Bilberry. He likes the rallies, so you probably have run into him. He can quite often be found sitting under a Texas flag or a Come and Take It flag, regardless of what state he is rallying in.
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 878
Posted By TheRoss
Loop Through The West

Took a nice loop through the West a few weeks ago. Missed Glacier because it was still closed, but some nice riding still!

Rocky Mountain NP, CO
...
Forum: Americas 07-17-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,257
Posted By TheRoss
16 posts in 7 years, and this is the thread that...

16 posts in 7 years, and this is the thread that you want to get involved in?

The OP simply asked for ideas/advice from riders on whether they carry on rides or not. I had doubts about this...
Forum: Americas 07-14-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,257
Posted By TheRoss
I realized after years of concealed carry (and...

I realized after years of concealed carry (and IDPA shooting), without ever feeling the need to draw my pistol, without ever being in a situation where the pistol actually made me feel safer, that it...
Forum: Regional forums 07-03-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,125
Posted By TheRoss
LD_Rider.... Thanks for organizing an awesome...

LD_Rider.... Thanks for organizing an awesome ride!

You guys who paid your money but didn't show up.... WTF.... You missed fantastic weather, great roads, and a good time with some real...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-11-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 88,899
Posted By TheRoss
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3914/14380409994_a8...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3914/14380409994_a8b1a14f41_c.jpg

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5534/14380409754_5238282b1b_c.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-22-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 136,702
Posted By TheRoss
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2837/12773891504_0c...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2837/12773891504_0cc49f90e6_b.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 21,536
Posted By TheRoss
:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl...

:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 21,536
Posted By TheRoss
Got my notice last week for my 2011 GSA, the bike...

Got my notice last week for my 2011 GSA, the bike I totaled against the side of a Ford last September. Recall is on, but the dealership doesn't have parts yet. Wouldn't have mater, I had already...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,579
Posted By TheRoss
I think it gets worse toward the end of winter....

I think it gets worse toward the end of winter. The cabin fever has set in and all the damn Yankees are stuck inside and can't go ride. They hole up with the heater and just shop online for crap to...
Forum: The Garage 04-07-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 351,183
Posted By TheRoss
Sounds like a cool project for school. ...

Sounds like a cool project for school.


https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3712/13703883764_620ca4abf8_c.jpg

Fuel for when the tank is off the airhead.
...
Forum: The Garage 04-07-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,298
Posted By TheRoss
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3089/13093048724_7b...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3089/13093048724_7b9e691df0_c.jpg

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7337/13092928935_83fb57df6f_c.jpg

...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 5,086
Views: 814,555
Posted By TheRoss
Your daughter looks like she was having fun. ...

Your daughter looks like she was having fun.



I changed the oil on my GSA, and replaced the pan gasket on my buddy's R90/6.
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 17,152
Posted By TheRoss
Love the photos man! (Loved your first RR too!) ...

Love the photos man! (Loved your first RR too!)

Keep up the good work. :clap
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-02-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 103,790
Posted By TheRoss
Good guess. Potato Canyon west of...

Good guess.

Potato Canyon west of Sacramento. Had a good breakfast at the caf/post office in Weed, and a great lunch at Big Daddy's in Cloudcroft. :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5,086
Views: 814,555
Posted By TheRoss
I got lost and thought I was on another planet...

I got lost and thought I was on another planet (and at times wished I wasn't wearing road rubber)....

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7271/13498376724_993e04574c_b.jpg

Oil change to follow...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By TheRoss
So the fumes go in on the end with 2 lines, and...

So the fumes go in on the end with 2 lines, and exit the end with 1 line.

Everybody agree with this?

Thanks for the help and the quick reply !!!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By TheRoss
Carbon Canister (INSTALLATION)

Actually..... I have a question about the plumbing of them. I would look on my R1200GSA to see where the lines go, but I removed the thing long ago. I did an online search, but all I could find were...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-29-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 103,790
Posted By TheRoss
Today, somewhere in southern New Mexico: ...

Today, somewhere in southern New Mexico:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7418/13498377164_9bd0321b3b_c.jpg
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,757
Posted By TheRoss
I like the set up! We will see how it works for...

I like the set up! We will see how it works for me in IBR15 :wink:
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,757
Posted By TheRoss
I use the Passport, my buddy the V1. ...

I use the Passport, my buddy the V1.

Passport - fits entirely inside radar box. I'm a long distance rider and need the weather protection. Does not give direction of signal, which my buddy...
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,762
Posted By TheRoss
FixerDave nailed it. To the OP...go reread his...

FixerDave nailed it. To the OP...go reread his post again.

I have only been riding 12 years, and wrenching for 6. I wish I had started learning to wrench from day 1, but I eventually got there. I...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,757
Posted By TheRoss
Might be worthless for the OP, since he seems set...

Might be worthless for the OP, since he seems set to run however he wants to run (mentioning using a jammer, for example). But for a 35,000 mile a year rider like me, the radar detector does help. I...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,757
Posted By TheRoss
I'll second what the other guys said about...

I'll second what the other guys said about slowing down. That said....

I run a Passport Escort 8500, inside a radar box (from legalspeeding.com), with a Marc Parnes LED on top. The detector comes...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 651
Posted By TheRoss
One of the charms of the boxer! I have...

One of the charms of the boxer!

I have had thumpers and bricks, but I really love the boxers!

At 130,000 miles my R1100RT had a similar sound. Performance and engine compression both...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-19-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 45,983
Posted By TheRoss
The other side is actually good. This was all the...

The other side is actually good. This was all the damage there was.

This, and a totaled bike, a totaled car, two cracked ribs, and a broken wrist that required a steel plate and eight screws.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-19-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 45,983
Posted By TheRoss
My old one: ...

My old one:

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7377/9712187120_5dc9140e12.jpg

My new one:

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3711/13232327894_38667a17aa.jpg
Forum: Face plant 03-17-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 98,225
Posted By TheRoss
MTgrrl, I am so happy for your progress!...

MTgrrl,

I am so happy for your progress! I have not posted here, but your recovery has been on my mind since I first saw this thread.

I had a very similar accident on September 8. It took...
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