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Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 323
Posted By vodkapaul
Pricing Help for '03 R1150GS

Considering selling my '03 R1150GS, or convincing not to do it.

I will have to add some picts, but she isn't a garage queen, used off-road with a few scrapes here and there, and knocked over a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,042
Posted By vodkapaul
Highway speeds destroy those tires. Check...

Highway speeds destroy those tires. Check inflation too. I noticed more wear on mine after not inflating from off-road pressures.


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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-17-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 777
Posted By vodkapaul
Headed down Friday

Camping on Fox Hill. Gray 1150 likely parked next to cooler...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,483
Posted By vodkapaul
Cannot wait! I am taking my R1150GS and...

Cannot wait!

I am taking my R1150GS and sticking to the easy splits. I'll be looking for a group to ride with.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 978
Posted By vodkapaul
Does the beak match the rear fender? That is the...

Does the beak match the rear fender? That is the third painted part. Run the vin and see what turns up.

I believe the adventure models were only black/yellow or silver/red. There might have been...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-14-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,587,848
Posted By vodkapaul
Yet another water crossing...

http://paulsboutique.com/paull-r1150gs.jpg

Just making a splash....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,749
Views: 628,247
Posted By vodkapaul
Finally a decent image of my GS offroad.

This past weekend in Amador, CA...

http://paulsboutique.com/paull-r1150gs.jpg

Thanks to Mark from Sierra Nevada Adventures for the great picture and day riding.
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,817
Posted By vodkapaul
Try Renting...

You can rent gear at REI for reasonable prices. It will give you the opportunity to try out the gear before you purchase. REI has great sales throughout the year and you can pick up what you need. If...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-02-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,971
Posted By vodkapaul
What a long day yesterday. I need better...

What a long day yesterday. I need better lighting. Didn't get back to camp until after 8pm. Waited 2 hours for my riding partners who took and alternate route back to camp. Soaked through and cold...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-30-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,971
Posted By vodkapaul
Wheaties!? I was hoping carbo loading with beer...

Wheaties!? I was hoping carbo loading with beer would be enough.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-29-2011, 11:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,971
Posted By vodkapaul
first year...

Headed up with a friend of mine. He will be on a Husky 450 and I will be on my R1150GS. Highly likely that we will be on the easy splits. We won't be fast. Leisurely pace. Don't think there will be...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2011, 11:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,025
Posted By vodkapaul
Thanks. 1/2" spacer and some bend did the trick....

Thanks. 1/2" spacer and some bend did the trick. Mounting the brackets upside down helped too.


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Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,025
Posted By vodkapaul
Cycra hand guards install questions

I have a 03 r1150gs with pro taper bars and Ricky risers. I picked the cycra hand guard kit and mounting kit for older pro taper bars. Should I have used the 1150 gs kit?

287863

Bend the bar? ...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,051
Posted By vodkapaul
advrider discounts...

FWIW: I try 'advrider' into every coupon field for online motorcycle parts ordering. I was surprised how often this works. Thought I saw a list somewhere in the forum with a merchant list that gives...
Forum: Face plant 07-01-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,624
Posted By vodkapaul
Totaled...

Your insurance will likely total the bike. Looks like a GS500E. Frame swap alone will likely be more than the value of the bike. Then there is the tank... Take the money and put it on the next bike....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 704
Posted By vodkapaul
Thumb looks easy enough...

Thanks Grok. Parts ordered and beer is on ice... looks like i won't need that much beer to get the job done.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-24-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 779
Posted By vodkapaul
Turned out to be a great weekend. Ready to sign...

Turned out to be a great weekend. Ready to sign up for next years.

Thanks for the tips. Avoided Sherwood but the section before that had 6 or so water crossings. Picts and videos to come later.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 704
Posted By vodkapaul
I am on the way to pick up seals for mine. Silly...

I am on the way to pick up seals for mine. Silly question, do I need to remove the entire fork leg to change the seals? I only need to replace one side and would like to avoid an entire dissembly of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-20-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 779
Posted By vodkapaul
:D we are all on GS's. Two were 1200ADV and...

:D

we are all on GS's. Two were 1200ADV and the other just a 1200. Technically they are probably lighter than mine.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-20-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 779
Posted By vodkapaul
Thanks for the tips... I have been looking at...

Thanks for the tips... I have been looking at maps for bailout points. I figure that I am going to be slow and if it is as muddy as everyone thinks it will be, ruts will be a part of my life.

Keep...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-20-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 779
Posted By vodkapaul
Sheet Iron 300 New Rider Questions

2 of the 3 riders in my group have cancelled and the third is likely going to cancel - just found out this morning. I am still a beginner off road rider on a 1150GS and planing to do the easy splits....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-26-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,119
Posted By vodkapaul
Great picts... i would love to hear some of those...

Great picts... i would love to hear some of those bikes too.
Forum: Vendors 02-28-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2,436
Views: 761,165
Posted By vodkapaul
Fyyff

Fuck you you fucking fuck

- looks great on the back of the helmet :evil
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,775
Posted By vodkapaul
Awesome ride report and pictures....

Awesome ride report and pictures....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,153
Posted By vodkapaul
Thanks BobbySands. Good stuff.

Thanks BobbySands. Good stuff.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,153
Posted By vodkapaul
ADV Shocks on GS

Other than the stands - a hockey puck will fix the differences on the side stand for the longer shocks. The only other consideration for the taller ADV shocks would be the stand-over height. I don't...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,153
Posted By vodkapaul
good feedback

Thanks everyone. I have only noticed that I bottom out when I am riding off-road. I am pretty sure that the stock shocks are setup for 185# rider. I am a little more than that and frequently carry a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,153
Posted By vodkapaul
Difference between shocks...

My head is spinning. I have 42k on the stock 03 R1150GS shocks. Am I on borrowed time with the stock shocks? Thinking it is time to replace and taking advantage of the Ohlins group buy.

what are...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 485
Posted By vodkapaul
Wiring questions...

I replaced my ignition/light switch on my '03 R1150GS. A couple of the wires broke at the switch - luckily the bike 'died' as i was pulling into the work garage. After replacing the switch, I noticed...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-01-2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,377
Posted By vodkapaul
Thanks for the great pictures. I found...

Thanks for the great pictures.

I found standing on the pegs made the riding a bit easier than seated. I did sit on parts due to fatigue. While standing, it is easier for the bike to move around...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-27-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,377
Posted By vodkapaul
nice picts!

Thanks for sharing your ride photos. Hopefully we can get a few more added here.

i'll be busy fixing some of the broken bits on my bike tonight, but I will try to write a bit of a ride report....
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-26-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,377
Posted By vodkapaul
video hosting/sharing

I have some space on my website. If you like, send me a PM and I will setup a dropbox for you and I can host the videos. Sure that there are some great action videos in there!

That was a great...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-26-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,377
Posted By vodkapaul
Some more photos

http://www.paulsboutique.com/garage/wp-content/gallery/ds_class/photo%20(10).jpg

http://www.paulsboutique.com/garage/wp-content/gallery/ds_class/photo%20(11).jpg
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Forum: Day Trippin' 07-26-2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,377
Posted By vodkapaul
Doc Wong's DS Class 7/25/2010

what a day!

hit the roads in Clear Creek yesterday with Doc Wong's DS Class. If you attended, show us your picts and vids. Here are a few that my buddy, Thomas, took.
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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-04-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By vodkapaul
my last crossing...

had too much beer in the cooler coming back (we left a night early). got stopped. firm finger wagging. more paperwork. secondary search. more finger wagging. more paperwork. hour later, i was free to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-04-2008, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By vodkapaul
Laugh thanks...

lane split and never stop....

got it.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-04-2008, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By vodkapaul
MX/CA Border Crossing

Thinking about taking the bike down to the Baja 1000 this year, and I have a question about border crossing on the bike. My experience for the last couple of years for the Baja races is a very long...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2008, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 889
Posted By vodkapaul
Thumb Trip planning

Head to MadMaps.com they have regional maps with decent routes - all geared for the road. This forum - endless options hidden on ADVrider.com

In California:
Highway 33 north of Ojai
The PCH
395...
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2008, 11:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,134
Posted By vodkapaul
Looks like a great ride... want to share the gps...

Looks like a great ride... want to share the gps track?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-02-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By vodkapaul
Thanks!

thanks for the responses...

Happy New Year!
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