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Forum: Vendors 10-02-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 143,398
Posted By Jim Bud
Just watching....

Just watching....
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-16-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,984
Posted By Jim Bud
I'd suggest that you take a look at Fallbrook,...

I'd suggest that you take a look at Fallbrook, CA.
It's just inland from Oceanside and in a nice location at a nice elevation. There is nice local riding and it has a small town feel. I suggest it...
Forum: The Garage 09-16-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4,248
Views: 567,517
Posted By Jim Bud
First, using a smoker has its own risk, the...

First, using a smoker has its own risk, the "smoking" of meat generates all kinds of nasty carbon based chemicals, and second, if you heat the smoker to a high temp a few times after you make it you...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,629
Posted By Jim Bud
You can learn to do most of the maintance...

You can learn to do most of the maintance required, it's not hard cause I learned to do it.

I have an '01 1150gs with 70k on it and its still a great bike....I have no intention of changing to...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 710,390
Posted By Jim Bud
Congratulations Ned!!

What a fabulous job of accomplishing what you set out to do!

It will be fun to watch you build on this adventure as you move forward from here:clap:clap:clap

Cheers from Colorado....
Forum: Racing 01-03-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 710,390
Posted By Jim Bud
Great first three days for Ned!

But, what terrible luck for the other US riders; this is not likely to improve the TV coverage for US fans of Dakar.

I'm hoping that Ned can finish with a near-stock bike and prove to others that...
Forum: Racing 12-31-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 710,390
Posted By Jim Bud
Neduro Shirt Contest??

How many days in a row can you wear your Neduro Dakar shirt while watching the reports without washing it??

:rofl:rofl:freaky:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 12-23-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1,529
Views: 403,837
Posted By Jim Bud
Merry Christmas Mark

I found your trip post yesterday, and I read the first 50 pages so far. I just checked to see when you ended this trip and was suprised to see that you are still on this grand journey. I will make...
Forum: Racing 12-12-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 710,390
Posted By Jim Bud
A returning loyal supporter

Good Luck Ned, I just noticed this thread about your latest adventure, I guess I have been working too hard lately and haven't had time to visit AdvRider as much as I once did. I had a chance to...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,255
Posted By Jim Bud
My experience was that a bleed would return the...

My experience was that a bleed would return the function, but it only lasted for a few days/rides and then the problem returned. It won't hurt to try it for a while....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,255
Posted By Jim Bud
My experience is that a flush will result in...

My experience is that a flush will result in partial recovery of clutch action for a short time, and then the problem returns. You need to replace the slave cylinder...the sooner the better. I...
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 339,884
Posted By Jim Bud
Sure hope this this ends as smiley as it...

Sure hope this this ends as smiley as it begins....:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,834
Posted By Jim Bud
All sorts of adjustments contribute to a smooth...

All sorts of adjustments contribute to a smooth ride at 90 mph and 90,000 miles....
I ride an 1150GS with a AeroFlow and its smooth at 90 mph, but alot can mess it up...
Are you wearing molded ear...
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 23,436
Posted By Jim Bud
You have not said that money was an issue, so, if...

You have not said that money was an issue, so, if it's not I would say that your best bet will be the new BMW 1600.

It has the power, it has the handling, and it works for those of us with shorter...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-04-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 62,648
Posted By Jim Bud
We have lots of things "for the common good" that...

We have lots of things "for the common good" that have now become part of our civilization. We have schools, we have roads, we have speed limits, we have police, we have fire departments, we have...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-04-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 28,691
Posted By Jim Bud
Thanks for the great shots.... I'm planning to...

Thanks for the great shots....
I'm planning to bring my wife to Yellowstone for some camping (her first visit)and I have only had a brief visit there a couple of years ago. We are thinking of...
Forum: Face plant 06-06-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,016
Posted By Jim Bud
2Brothers, its good to hear that you are...

2Brothers, its good to hear that you are recovering as well as you are...

I not only ride ATGATT with a full helmet, but I check my rear view mirror whenever I am stopping....at least I try to...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-31-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,574
Posted By Jim Bud
Hopefully, voice activation will ultimately make...

Hopefully, voice activation will ultimately make this a non-issue.....most new voice phones are beginning to be able to read and voice-write messages....as I understand it.

A whole new...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,449
Posted By Jim Bud
You said that you had installed the risers and...

You said that you had installed the risers and had to relocate the throttle cable. I'd start there, and see what could be "hanging" up the cable or restricting the movement of the cable....it might...
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 95,289
Posted By Jim Bud
Watching the FUN!

Enjoy the trip.....:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,949
Posted By Jim Bud
The only thing you give up is high RPM power; you...

The only thing you give up is high RPM power; you are reducing the engine breathing by reducing the max. valve lift with a loose valve adjustment. But, from my experience, you are right in that the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7,093
Views: 3,257,062
Posted By Jim Bud
Glad to see that Glen is back on the road....

Best wishes for a wonderful 2011 Glen and a warm hello to Hiba ....I'm expecting great things from you this year with the inspiration of Ms. Viking!

Cheers from Colorado...:clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-14-2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,572
Posted By Jim Bud
I have to add that I generally have good luck...

I have to add that I generally have good luck with Craigslist. I have bought and sold many items over the last few years.
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7,093
Views: 3,257,062
Posted By Jim Bud
Congratulations!!

That is great news....you should be pretty giddy with happiness about now. I guess that there is only one thing left to take care of......but I will let you figure it out.....?? :ear

Cheers from...
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2010, 05:50 AM
Replies: 7,093
Views: 3,257,062
Posted By Jim Bud
Glad for YOU.....

I am not surprised by your post-procedure prognosis and results. You are in great health for your age...your blood pressure is to be envied by almost everyone your age. And for sure, positive...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,779
Posted By Jim Bud
I just finished my semi-annual GS washing...

I just finished my semi-annual GS washing party......and everything looks pretty good ( if you overlook the scratches here and there ) except for the damn brown pipes......one day, I may try this. ...
Forum: The Garage 10-28-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,343
Posted By Jim Bud
I'm concerned about any "slip" type connector for...

I'm concerned about any "slip" type connector for long term use. All it takes is some corrosion to occur under the shrinkwrap and you won't see it until it heats up. I have years of successful...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,394
Posted By Jim Bud
I would have paid for it ,...... You wrote a...

I would have paid for it ,......

You wrote a compeling letter and made a strong case.

You are the kind of customer that any mannufacturer wants. Why risk your loyality over $200 ?

Maybe...
Forum: Face plant 10-25-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,404
Posted By Jim Bud
Glad to hear you came through with healable...

Glad to hear you came through with healable wounds....

I have decided that in traffic, I keep a really excessive amount of space between me and car ahead. I don't ride slow and sometimes I have...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2010, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 959
Posted By Jim Bud
Go to the Max BMW fiche and check it out

http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/fiche.aspx

If you look up the fiche for your bike, it will show you how stuff goes together.
Forum: Face plant 10-19-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,485
Posted By Jim Bud
My years of riding have caused me to slow down,...

My years of riding have caused me to slow down, sometimes way down, whenever I see road work.....and especially if I see fresh asphalt.

I suspect you will reach the same conslusion.

Sure glad...
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7,093
Views: 3,257,062
Posted By Jim Bud
Here is one more positive thought ...... and...

Here is one more positive thought ...... and prayer for your complete recovery. Thanks alot for sharing.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-25-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,766
Posted By Jim Bud
there should be an inter airport shuttle bus from...

there should be an inter airport shuttle bus from LAX to Orange County and it should be pretty reasonable.
From John Wayne to Dana Point is tougher. there should be bus service, but it will require...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7,093
Views: 3,257,062
Posted By Jim Bud
Don't forget to ask him if he likes motorcycle...

Don't forget to ask him if he likes motorcycle riders before he starts the procedure.....just joking!

Sounds like you are in good hands.

Keep the faith.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-21-2010, 10:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,675
Posted By Jim Bud
I came to the same conclusion a number of years...

I came to the same conclusion a number of years ago, an unfamiliar road, a blind decreasing radius turn and BINGO, you are not where you meant to be; thankfully, I too met an empty lane. But, it...
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7,093
Views: 3,257,062
Posted By Jim Bud
Glen, here's hoping that a strong will and some...

Glen, here's hoping that a strong will and some modern medical tricks will have you riding and loving long after many of us are gone.

And thanks for sharing since there are bound to be some of...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-20-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,484
Posted By Jim Bud
Sorry to hear about your "pick-up" on Labor Day...

Sorry to hear about your "pick-up" on Labor Day weekend...
I headed North through Denver at 7:30AM on Sat. morning of Labor Day weekend. I was assuming that it would be clear sailing with little...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-17-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,484
Posted By Jim Bud
Yes, I remember.....you looked REAL tired from...

Yes, I remember.....you looked REAL tired from the swim as I recall. It's good to hear that the swim didn't have a lingering effect on your memory.
No doubt you have way more courage than I...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-17-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,484
Posted By Jim Bud
Thanks for all of the inciteful replies...

I'd like to exercise my rights and at least talk to the folks before I send in my money....if we all did that, the lines might be so long that the press might start to cover it on the news :)
It was...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-16-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,484
Posted By Jim Bud
Colorado Police Question??

I'm looking for some insight into what is proper and legal when an officer uses his radar on a vehicle in Colorado??
On a recent ride along a nice 2 lane road just outside of Denver, I was lit-up by...
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