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Forum: Regional forums 08-10-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 152,203
Posted By PATMANDOO
bumming

Well, my BMW let me down this time. I had to take it to the dealer in SE Michigan to figure out what's wrong. I planned on drinking more than my fair share of beer while I was there, so you guys...
Forum: Regional forums 08-09-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 152,203
Posted By PATMANDOO
I'm trying!

Stuck in Roscommon, Michigan with what i suspect is a bad crank sensor. If I can get get it sorted tonight I'll get back on the road tomorrow :cry this sucks
Forum: Regional forums 08-08-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 152,203
Posted By PATMANDOO
A day behind schedule

I'll be showing up on Friday instead of Thursday but looking forward to meeting everybody:1drink
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-30-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11,605
Views: 919,099
Posted By PATMANDOO
see you guys there

[QUOT..Dfrnt;19245423]Me and PBR Street Gang are riding up early on Tuesday, the 7th. You're welcome to ride withe us but we can't miss a day by leaving on Wednesday. We're in site 98 IIRC if you...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-27-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11,605
Views: 919,099
Posted By PATMANDOO
Cadvr rally

Anyone heading to the Rally around Wed of the second week? I'm planning on heading up Wednesday morning and taking two days to get there...camping somewhere inbetween? I'm in the Lapeer area.
Forum: Regional forums 07-26-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 152,203
Posted By PATMANDOO
I'm signed up!

Just signed up:clap. My first rally...I couldn't resist the offer of beer, singing and dancing! I probably won't be there until next Thursday or Friday though. Anyone from the Lapeer area or the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,209
Posted By PATMANDOO
What a wealth of knowledge

Wow! I am overwelmed with the responses:clap Everyone here has really good points and have given me some excellent ideas and thoughts to work with this winter. My plan is to buy a good used bike...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-15-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,209
Posted By PATMANDOO
Best bike for teenage girls to learn on

My soon to be 20 year old daughter says she wants to get a bike for commuting to college and work:clap. As a dad I have mixed emotions obviously since we've all had close calls or been on the ground...
Forum: The Garage 07-31-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By PATMANDOO
:lol3 of course you're right. But that being...

:lol3 of course you're right. But that being said I would like the bike to be one which anyone would like to own when I'm done. I suppose there's a reason every thing I read doesn't have the...
Forum: The Garage 07-31-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By PATMANDOO
piaa wiring questions

Do I really need to pull the gas tank on my 1100 gs? Can't I just tuck the wires up underneath the sides and zip tie them? Also, can I wire the switch directly to the battery or do I have to tie...
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,667
Posted By PATMANDOO
Thanks guys, so far that's the conclusion I've...

Thanks guys, so far that's the conclusion I've come up with...he has to go with the heli-bars and get off his wallet!
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,667
Posted By PATMANDOO
Cbr1000f bar risers

Hey guys, I'm posting over here in road warriors for my brother. I usually hang out in beasts and gs'. My bro in Idaho (I'm in Michigan) has never had a computer (age 52) and wants help trying to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By PATMANDOO
Lights ordered

I couldn't take it anymore....I had to just order something! I ordered the Piaa 510 driving lights on ebay. I know everyone has their favorites and some have several sets, but I needed to get some...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By PATMANDOO
Thanks!

Thanks for the replies!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By PATMANDOO
Another light question?

I've searched the forum for the right answer but i am looking for a consensus...I'm going to buy a pair of Piaa lights for my '99 1100GS and want to know if I should buy fog lights or driving lights?...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-20-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,808
Posted By PATMANDOO
Sold!!

You sold me on Bama-Que...it's now in the plan:evil ...I think we're going to hit it Sunday for lunch while trying to get a head start going north. We're going to try to get back to the Ohio border...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-15-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,808
Posted By PATMANDOO
Bamaq?

What or where is "BAMAQ?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-15-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,808
Posted By PATMANDOO
My bad!

My bad...you're right of course:bow ! I just think NC because of Ashville being so close with family.
You guys rock with all these ideas. I'm going to start to plotting a loose knit plan to hit...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-14-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,808
Posted By PATMANDOO
What not to miss in NC?

Hey guys, I think myself and a couple of friends are going to head down towards Asheville the first weekend in October (from Michigan). We'll have a Saturday and Sunday to ride the area. I've got...
Forum: Vendors 05-29-2010, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2,507
Views: 821,919
Posted By PATMANDOO
Just ordered my decals and patch. I agree that...

Just ordered my decals and patch. I agree that there should be a "donate to ADV" button while we're doing the paypal thing though. Can't wait to get the decals on my new to me GS:ricky

Pat
Forum: Vendors 05-29-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2,507
Views: 821,919
Posted By PATMANDOO
Forget it, I just read post #1...sorry.

Forget it, I just read post #1...sorry.
Forum: Vendors 05-29-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2,507
Views: 821,919
Posted By PATMANDOO
Are all the stickers and patches that are...

Are all the stickers and patches that are available on page 1 of this thread or are there more choices? I'm ready to order:evil
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,057
Posted By PATMANDOO
I think all are good ideas and I'll break out the...

I think all are good ideas and I'll break out the manuals to figure out how to do a spline lube while I'm changing gear oils. This bike only has 20k on it in 11 years so I think there was a lot of...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,057
Posted By PATMANDOO
I will do that first prior to taking to the...

I will do that first prior to taking to the dealer, thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,057
Posted By PATMANDOO
I do know that the 18k service was done on the...

I do know that the 18k service was done on the bike and nothing was said or noted. But I don't know if the mechanic takes the bike out for a test ride or not. I think I might take the bike to a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,057
Posted By PATMANDOO
Hard shifting 1100GS

Just bought a '99 GS with only 20k on it. I've had other beemers, so I'm used to a little clunking in the shift sequence. But this thing hurts to shift if you're wearing anything less than riding...
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 26,292
Posted By PATMANDOO
ZZR's are Ninjas too?

Would a ZZR 1200 be considered a Ninja? I see them labeled as ZX11's or 12's on some spec forums. I don't have one but I'm thinking about getting that is for sale locally. Does anybody have any...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-23-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By PATMANDOO
Not ever being a KTM guy previously, what would I...

Not ever being a KTM guy previously, what would I look for when buying a used 950? What are the problems with 950's as it seems all makes have certain issues on certain years. I appreciate the help...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-23-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By PATMANDOO
2006 950s questions

I'm looking at '06 950s with what I believe are nice mods....It's got a Corbin seat (looks older than the bike...probably bought used but still in great shape). Bike has extra running lights under...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 25,052
Views: 4,412,774
Posted By PATMANDOO
Thanks everyone for beating the dead horse for...

Thanks everyone for beating the dead horse for me. I like hearing all the opinions.
Forum: Ride reports 01-01-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 1,688
Views: 2,004,398
Posted By PATMANDOO
:bow We're not worthy, we're not worthy. Thanks...

:bow We're not worthy, we're not worthy. Thanks for helping pass the time while the snow flies. Best ride report this year.
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2009, 09:07 PM
Replies: 25,052
Views: 4,412,774
Posted By PATMANDOO
Are you recommending the R because of the...

Are you recommending the R because of the aforementioned weight? The KTM's used are probably not in my price range right now for a street legal bike in good shape. Also, I haven't kicked a bike to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 25,052
Views: 4,412,774
Posted By PATMANDOO
Big Fella on a DRZ400?

I'm currently looking for a good used trail bike for this summer. I haven't been on a dirt bike since 1981 but still ride my sport bikes:ricky . Here is the question: Although the learning curve...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-13-2009, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 388
Posted By PATMANDOO
Indipendant mechanics near Flint

If somebody who was mechanically challenged :evil and lived east of Flint MI, where would they take their bikes to get work done. I hate to pay $8o an hour:baldy . I'm sure the work is quality, and...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2009, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1,149
Views: 169,881
Posted By PATMANDOO
Subscribed. I'll be looking daily for new...

Subscribed. I'll be looking daily for new updates. If only I could get the wife and kids to throw me out of the house and get some money to go with it, I'd do a trip like this. But she's pretty...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By PATMANDOO
I bought some connectors today. I'll play with...

I bought some connectors today. I'll play with it tomorrow. i just think it's funny how the instructions for luggage racks never mention the blinkers...well actually, all that givi gives you are...
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2009, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By PATMANDOO
Moving my blinkers on the Bandit 1200s

Hey guys, this might belong in the garage but it's related to my road warrior. I just bought givi E36 sidecases and discovered that I need to move my blinkers to the supplied bracket since they were...
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2,266
Views: 565,346
Posted By PATMANDOO
Aux. lights?

Hey guys, I just bought a '01 1200S which I plan to put some bags on for touring. I haven't seen any pics of Bandits with auxillery lights from PIAA or MOtolight etc...I'm coming from the BMW world...
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2009, 08:18 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 47,258
Posted By PATMANDOO
Great RR

Thanks for the great ride report! It helps the winter pass. I love to see great pics of our home state (Michigan) and the Great Lakes to let everyone know that you don't need to go to the Smokey...
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 19,301
Posted By PATMANDOO
Thanks for the great RR, it helps when the temp...

Thanks for the great RR, it helps when the temp goes down to 0 tonight in Michigan. Stay safe and stay warm.
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