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Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By Max Buffet
'11 oil prob?

For the learned ones...
When starting, I often get a yellow warning "check". Then, 30-40 seconds later, oil OK msg. The sight glass level is exactly half-way.
Oil sensor problem? Temporary impaired...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-16-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By Max Buffet
All LIES! Summer is 3 weeks of bad sledding! ...

All LIES!
Summer is 3 weeks of bad sledding!
The airports use logging chain for windsocks!:eek1
Peter Fonda got the idea for the ending of Easy Rider from an Idaho trip!
Go to Montana, instead!...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-13-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,941
Posted By Max Buffet
I had a DL 1000 for a short time and had an '05...

I had a DL 1000 for a short time and had an '05 GS and currently have a GSA.
The reason I had the DL for a short time is that the engine vibration put my hands to sleep. I liked the power, the looks...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,187
Posted By Max Buffet
So far, the Dawn x2 has worked great! X 3 or 4...

So far, the Dawn x2 has worked great!
X 3 or 4 I'm sure will work, completely..

I told my wife and she said...: "Well, of course! Dawn does everything!".
Dawn was sitting by our sink.......
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,187
Posted By Max Buffet
THANKS! I'll try the Dawn first! (It's cheaper!)....

THANKS! I'll try the Dawn first! (It's cheaper!). :D
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,187
Posted By Max Buffet
Thanks, everybody!

Thanks, everybody!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,187
Posted By Max Buffet
I guess that it was unpainted. Not all white,...

I guess that it was unpainted. Not all white, just streaked.
I'll try the eraser!
Thanks! (I guess that you knew I was 1/4 Irish? ;-)! )
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2013, 12:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,187
Posted By Max Buffet
Good one! :clap

Good one! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,187
Posted By Max Buffet
Great tip! I'm just worried about damaging the...

Great tip! I'm just worried about damaging the plastic.
Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,187
Posted By Max Buffet
Wouldn't be the first time... :lol3 Actually, ...

Wouldn't be the first time... :lol3
Actually,
Putting a lot of work into a small area showed much improvement. Being very lazy, I'm just looking for an easier way.
Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,187
Posted By Max Buffet
Sackcloth and ashes,

I'm wearing them...
I stupidly waxed my GSA. The metal tank looks great.
The plastic looks like shit.
How do I get the wax out of the plastic surfaces without screwing it up any worse?...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-09-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By Max Buffet
Sorry I can't help, but I think you're referring...

Sorry I can't help, but I think you're referring to Ontario, Oregon.
Almost Idaho, it's right on the border.
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,265
Posted By Max Buffet
I went from a Versys to a 1050 Tiger. All the...

I went from a Versys to a 1050 Tiger. All the stuff that I liked in the V were there in the Tiger, but more so.
Forum: Road warriors 12-27-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 44,049
Posted By Max Buffet
DL1000. And it made my hands go numb. :huh

DL1000.
And it made my hands go numb. :huh
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,503
Posted By Max Buffet
Duluth Fire Hose Pants.

Sound tough. Expensive as hell, but tough.
Not as expensive as real riding pants, but how much protection?
Never seen one, just wondering.
Funny ads, though.:lol3
Forum: Latin America 11-28-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,867
Posted By Max Buffet
Yup, I knew that. And it works... <blush> ...

Yup, I knew that.
And it works...
<blush>
:D
Forum: Latin America 11-28-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,867
Posted By Max Buffet
The Dad of a high school buddy of mine owned a...

The Dad of a high school buddy of mine owned a steamship company. He knew 3 phrases in about 10 languages that he said was all you needed:
1) Hello.
2) I love you.
3) Give me a kiss.

:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-29-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,018
Posted By Max Buffet
This has VERY educational! Thanks for all the...

This has VERY educational!
Thanks for all the replies and I had NO idea that Coriolis Effect was a factor!
:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 20,772
Posted By Max Buffet
I appreciate the info, folks! I WILL be trying...

I appreciate the info, folks!
I WILL be trying out a couple of HDs. :D
(And a K1200R)!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-28-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,392
Posted By Max Buffet
Pretty much what I thought, but then I sometimes...

Pretty much what I thought, but then I sometimes miss the big picture.
:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-28-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,392
Posted By Max Buffet
License privacy?

Are there security concerns with displaying my MC tags in a Craig's list or a classified here?
I see some guys blur them out (how do you do that, btw).
Could it be used for some dark purpose?...
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 20,772
Posted By Max Buffet
Thanks, you guys! Good info and I'm especially...

Thanks, you guys! Good info and I'm especially grateful to Dakez!
I can get to Eugene without too much trouble. Plus, it's one of my favorite areas!
It won't be very soon, but I'll be in touch.
:D
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 20,772
Posted By Max Buffet
Thanks! I'll fill it out tonight. I'm near...

Thanks!
I'll fill it out tonight.
I'm near Boise.
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2012, 02:30 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 20,772
Posted By Max Buffet
Just wondering about Harleys.

I have a GS and a Tiger. I've had a 1000DL, KLR, Versys, Virago 920, '82 KZ 750, and a Honda S90 back when the earth was still cooling. Started riding eons ago, but with a 31-year break. So, a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-18-2012, 01:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,018
Posted By Max Buffet
Excellent! Just what I was looking for,...

Excellent!
Just what I was looking for, especially since I also have a GS.
Thanks!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,018
Posted By Max Buffet
Thanks! :D I agree, left just seemed more...

Thanks! :D
I agree, left just seemed more natural.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2012, 01:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,018
Posted By Max Buffet
Yet ANOTHER dumb question!

Please be gentle with "the challenged" (me)...
Does it matter if the wheel is turned to the left or right when on the side-stand? Seems like left is more stable, but I just don't know what I don't...
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2012, 12:50 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,766
Posted By Max Buffet
I have Gerbing and I'm happy with it! But, as a...

I have Gerbing and I'm happy with it!
But, as a universal caveat, carry non-heated equipment that will get you home if that stuff fails...
Reserve chute, belt and suspenders, etc.
Think, "What...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,717
Posted By Max Buffet
+1!

+1!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,717
Posted By Max Buffet
Not talking sleepiness, per se. But fatigue as in...

Not talking sleepiness, per se. But fatigue as in reaction times and fine motor skills. I'm not sleepy after riding all day, but I'm definitely tired. Cockpit boredom is a different animal.
I think...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,717
Posted By Max Buffet
If someone wants to do it, I couldn't care less. ...

If someone wants to do it, I couldn't care less.
However, just to be a wet blanket, one important thing is being overlooked.
A few years ago I attended a 3-day NASA workshop titled "Fatigue...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,314
Posted By Max Buffet
CRAP!!! I was going to offer you $1000 buck for...

CRAP!!!
I was going to offer you $1000 buck for that POS...

Kidding!
Glad you're back to normal and thanks for the lesson.
Really!
Enjoy it!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-03-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,246
Posted By Max Buffet
I had a DL1000 for short while. The test drive...

I had a DL1000 for short while.
The test drive was great, great price, and I snagged it. A few days later I took it for an extended ride. My hands went numb from the vibration after about 2 hours....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-14-2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,343
Posted By Max Buffet
Hitler didn't ride dirt bikes? Awww, OK. Never...

Hitler didn't ride dirt bikes?
Awww, OK. Never mind... :lol3
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-14-2012, 12:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,343
Posted By Max Buffet
I have to add something: A few years ago an...

I have to add something:
A few years ago an aquaintence shared a story.
They were in a LA high-end beach restaurant. 2 guys burst in, one yelling, drill sargeant-style. Brandishing handguns....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-14-2012, 12:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,343
Posted By Max Buffet
Jeff Dahmler (sp?) was somebody's son. HITLER was...

Jeff Dahmler (sp?) was somebody's son. HITLER was somebody's son.
Wipe your prints off as you load your mags...
Maybe the next POS will have second thoughts...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-15-2012, 01:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,809
Posted By Max Buffet
Doo, Dah! Doo, Dah! :D

Doo, Dah! Doo, Dah!
:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,809
Posted By Max Buffet
Last summer in my yard, I was stung on the back...

Last summer in my yard, I was stung on the back of my head by a really aggressive wasp. My first thought was that I had been shot by a BB gun, it freakin' HURT! Later that same afternoon I was trying...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,809
Posted By Max Buffet
Thanks for all the replies! Errr, most of the...

Thanks for all the replies! Errr, most of the replies... :huh
I sincerely appreciate it, folks.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,809
Posted By Max Buffet
Now, that is something that I never considered...

Now, that is something that I never considered and I'm even vaguely familiar with "On Old Olympus Towering Top, etc..."!
Excellent idea, thanks!
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