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Forum: Americas 04-21-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 266
Posted By janders
North Carolina to Seattle, WA

Hey kids, I'm going to be taking the bike (2005 1200GS) back to Seattle from Charlotte the second week of May. I've got a 14 day window but I'll be picking up my wife on day 7 or 8 somewhere around...
Forum: Canada 06-15-2010, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By janders
parking the bike in Nanaimo

Hey kids,

My wife and I are honeymooning on the GS around Vancouver Island. We have to pause in the middle of the trip to pick up our sailboat in Nanaimo and run it back down to Seattle. Then...
Forum: Americas 06-07-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By janders
Vancouver Island advice

Hey kids,

My soon-to-be wife and I will be riding two up around the interior of Vancouver Island on our R1200GS for our honeymoon. We've circumnavigated the island in a sailboat so we're sorta...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-20-2007, 09:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,595
Posted By janders
motorcycle hazard I-5 north of Seattle

Hey kids, I'm not a big fan of forwarding on emails but this one seem relevant for those of you riding I-5 north of Seattle:



Heads up.

Jason
Forum: Alaska 06-27-2007, 09:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,916
Posted By janders
I met a couple guys in Whittier (and ended up...

I met a couple guys in Whittier (and ended up riding with them off and on for about 2000 miles) not affiliated with this ride but that did the haul road on a couple Road Kings. Dan's response to the...
Forum: Alaska 06-23-2007, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 698
Posted By janders
Hey Goran! This is Jason, the guy on the...

Hey Goran!

This is Jason, the guy on the 1200gs you met on side of the road in Tok. Hope your ride was great. I'm in Prince George, BC right now a day away from home.

Check out the thread on...
Forum: Alaska 06-11-2007, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By janders
Cassiar Hwy

I'm in Prince George at the moment en route to Alaska. I keep hearing rumblings of the Hwy 16 between washed out around Smither and now someone said the Cassiar is flooded and impassable.

Perhaps...
Forum: Alaska 05-31-2007, 09:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,136
Posted By janders
Whittier looks badass. Looks like I'll pony up...

Whittier looks badass. Looks like I'll pony up the money for a ride from Whittier to Valdez. I've heard the road out of Valdez is a kick in the pants.

Thanks for the help!
Forum: Alaska 05-31-2007, 10:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,136
Posted By janders
Ferry service from Seward to Valdez

Hey kids, I'm gonna be on the peninsula in about three weeks or so on my bike. I'm interested in taking a ferry into Valdez from Seward but I can't seem to find the schedule on their website. Do they...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2007, 09:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,110
Posted By janders
:lurk Let us know how it goes.

:lurk

Let us know how it goes.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-25-2007, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By janders
Thanks, Hammer!

Thanks, Hammer!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-25-2007, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By janders
Where is 30 mile road?

Where is 30 mile road?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-25-2007, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By janders
Methow Vally camping beta

Hey kids,

I'm gonna head up into the Methow Valley this weekend with some co-workers. Anybody got advice on good places to camp near Mazama or Winthrop? In particular, snowfree camping?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2007, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,485
Posted By janders
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2007, 09:39 AM
Replies: 777
Views: 76,194
Posted By janders
LWR: finished in July 2004, on TV in October 2004.

LWR: finished in July 2004, on TV in October 2004.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2007, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By janders
After leaving my dome light on all night, I...

After leaving my dome light on all night, I jumpstarted my truck from the 12gs. :thumb
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-16-2007, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 851
Posted By janders
I live about a mile from Shilshole. I've got a...

I live about a mile from Shilshole. I've got a spot in my garage if you need it.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2007, 09:45 PM
Replies: 777
Views: 76,194
Posted By janders
Check out his resume...

Check out his resume (http://www.vonplanta.net/11_cv/cv-01.htm) before you call him a tool. He's filmed in the Congo, Iraq, Afghanistan, Colombia, and on and on.

Dude's got stones. Maybe not the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2007, 05:21 PM
Replies: 777
Views: 76,194
Posted By janders
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Alaska 05-10-2007, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 724
Posted By janders
Thanks fellas! akphotog, I hear ya. I'm...

Thanks fellas!

akphotog, I hear ya. I'm really getting the feeling I'm pushing the time frame. But, I have some sort of moral opposition to putting my motorcycle ONTO another form of...
Forum: Alaska 05-09-2007, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 724
Posted By janders
Seattle to AK, Cassiar v. not Cassiar

Hey kids, I'm planning a June ride up to AK from Seattle. I've only got a two week window due to school and I'm meeting my sister and her family up in Alaska so cutting the trip short wouldn't do....
Forum: Alaska 05-09-2007, 02:16 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 7,424
Posted By janders
:poser

:poser
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-28-2007, 07:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,787
Posted By janders
Guess I need to get my ass out there. Thanks...

Guess I need to get my ass out there.

Thanks for the info, JD! :wave
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-26-2007, 10:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,787
Posted By janders
I heard the Mtn Loop Hiway is getting fixed this...

I heard the Mtn Loop Hiway is getting fixed this year (finally!). Anybody confirm/deny?
Forum: Vendors 04-12-2007, 01:58 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 54,434
Posted By janders
Not sure if it's been said before or already on...

Not sure if it's been said before or already on there but replacing brake pads would be a great thing to have on the video.

BTW, paypal sent. Thanks!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-12-2007, 12:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,728
Posted By janders
Thanks Rich! No PM necessary. Bad experience and...

Thanks Rich! No PM necessary. Bad experience and crappy scheduling is all I need to know. Or rather, was curious about. I've had some very limited but fairly positive experiences with Beaudry. But...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-12-2007, 11:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,728
Posted By janders
Beaudry

Hey Rich, just curious why you don't go to Beaudry's in Post Falls. I don't know much about them other than they carry some kickass bikes.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-12-2007, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 916
Posted By janders
I can't speak to anyone else's experience but I...

I can't speak to anyone else's experience but I got a ticket in San Francisco and it had no effect on my insurance. So either:

a.) the insurance company was notified and chose to ignore it out of...
Forum: Alaska 03-08-2007, 09:34 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 7,424
Posted By janders
From Seattle to... I dunno, somewhere in AK. I...

From Seattle to... I dunno, somewhere in AK. I only have a two week window though so it'll be a quick trip.

Leaving ~6/12
Getting back ~6/25
Forum: Alaska 03-08-2007, 09:30 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,098
Posted By janders
Hippo hands ++ I did a freeway run from...

Hippo hands ++

I did a freeway run from Portland to Seattle last year in mid to high 30's with a soupy fog so high humidity. I had my heated grips on for about 5 minutes before my hands started...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2006, 06:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,522
Posted By janders
It's really easy. I cough up about triple what...

It's really easy. I cough up about triple what the actual service is worth. The dealer's screwing me anyways, this is their way of giving me a reach around.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2006, 12:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,522
Posted By janders
If you like your 650 and it makes you happy...

If you like your 650 and it makes you happy riding it, then don't test drive the 1200.

Ever.

Be content with what you have and save yourself the money. 'Cuz I promise, some crotch time on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2006, 03:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,107
Posted By janders
I own a 12GS but the complaints I hear from 1150...

I own a 12GS but the complaints I hear from 1150 owners is that the ratio on 6th gear is so low (or is it high?) that you have to be going 70MPH-ish to make 6th useable. They changed the ratio on 6th...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2006, 03:41 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,388
Posted By janders
:nod I would venture that has Yellowstone...

:nod

I would venture that has Yellowstone has nothing on it's neighbor to the east - Beartooth Pass. I just went through last week (pics to follow in another thread). I got snowed out of GNP this...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-17-2006, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By janders
Amen. It was a brilliant ride.

Amen. It was a brilliant ride.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-08-2006, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 806
Posted By janders
I'm hoping I can rely on my GPS to get me up to...

I'm hoping I can rely on my GPS to get me up to Park Lake. I haven't looked yet to see if the roads are in the mapset I have. I guess I'll find out, won't I?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-07-2006, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 806
Posted By janders
the ghost of threads past

This seems like a good thread to resurrect rather than creating a new one. I'm gonna winging my way through Helena on a loop around MT next week. I grew up there and used to spend a ton of weekends...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-07-2006, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By janders
Thanks for the heads up on the forest fires. I'll...

Thanks for the heads up on the forest fires. I'll give that some thought. Lots of routes between Helena and Yellowstone for sure, I just hope that mine will go over Beartooth Pass.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-06-2006, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By janders
Some beta on a Montana ride

Hey kids, I'm gonna be heading out next week for a bit of a tour around Montana and wanted to get some beta. Any spots I need to hit? Rides I need to do? Places I need to see? That sorta thing....
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2006, 07:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,669
Posted By janders
I believe you're right. Although the article I...

I believe you're right. Although the article I read said they ended up modifying about 90% of the Warrior engine to make it lighter overall and less rotational mass.

That's a nice looking cruiser...
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