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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 09:36 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,975
Posted By double_entendre
I missed the question. Someone made a comment...

I missed the question. Someone made a comment about looking at a Tenere, you gave them the clap three times. What was the question you were asked that compelled you to <s>thread shit</s> grace us...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 09:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 910
Posted By double_entendre
My rule is no more than 3-22 ounce beers when...

My rule is no more than 3-22 ounce beers when riding on the road. Off road, who cares? Ain't likely to see a cop. :freaky:1drink:beer:dutch:slurp
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 08:24 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,975
Posted By double_entendre
And don't ride one anymore and don't seem to have...

And don't ride one anymore and don't seem to have anything good to say about the GS/GSA.

So why are you here besides to stir shit and annoy people?

I suppose there's a sub for your interests,...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By double_entendre
Well, I want to do it because that's what the...

Well, I want to do it because that's what the instructions call for. I wouldn't be surprised if it does make it perform better given the bike just has two huge cylinders and the vacuum has to be...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 08:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,703
Posted By double_entendre
So it changes the total weight by 1-2 gallons of...

So it changes the total weight by 1-2 gallons of gas? On a 550 pound bike?

Can we just admit all y'all pipe swappers like making more noise and be done with it? You gain near zero HP and torque...
Forum: The Garage 07-29-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 949
Posted By double_entendre
So my understanding is some seats have metal or...

So my understanding is some seats have metal or wood to provide additional support and I'm mulling that as the plan is a faux Russell saddle.

Thoughts?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By double_entendre
Not necessarily. This is the email I got back...

Not necessarily. This is the email I got back from them:


We have only heard of a couple of examples like this before. It does not seem to be very common, not sure why. Maybe only California...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,975
Posted By double_entendre
Just for shits & giggles since I've got an '05...

Just for shits & giggles since I've got an '05 with almost 50,000 miles. It's never seen the inside of a dealership's service department.

1. Heat management
Yep. Cooks you unless you do the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,703
Posted By double_entendre
I love the "it's lighter" defense. Given the...

I love the "it's lighter" defense. Given the average American waistline, there's more weight to be lost there that in the exhaust. :evil
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,022
Posted By double_entendre
Pair with me with the "gave up on leather"...

Pair with me with the "gave up on leather" contingent. It's hot, inflexible, no good in the wet, needs fussy care.....

I've got a BMG jacket that, except for the undersized back protector pocket,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By double_entendre
Beautiful! Always loved the bumblebee. Well done...

Beautiful! Always loved the bumblebee. Well done and welcome to the asylum!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,490
Posted By double_entendre
I don't have a statistically valid sample, but no...

I don't have a statistically valid sample, but no bike I've owned tended to be tail down when on the center stand. They all rested with he front wheel down and the rear wheel in the air.
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,068
Posted By double_entendre
Heh. Whoops. (Laughing with ya, OP, not at ya.)...

Heh. Whoops. (Laughing with ya, OP, not at ya.)

I've got two torque wrenches, one for foot pounds and one for inch pounds. Both have Newton-meter numbers as well. Any measurement in inch...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,703
Posted By double_entendre
Keep it stock and quiet. Loud pipes annoy voters...

Keep it stock and quiet. Loud pipes annoy voters and bureaucrats. See the Glacier thread in Tread Lightly.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 967
Posted By double_entendre
I do like the idea of slipping a strip of metal...

I do like the idea of slipping a strip of metal in there that's been drilled and tapped. If it's supported by the two ends of the box, JB Weld should be plenty to hold it in place.

Love the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 967
Posted By double_entendre
That's a great idea. Just fill the box with...

That's a great idea. Just fill the box with cement and then the nut can't move. What could go wrong? :lol3

Thanks a ton for the TIG offer. That's really generous.

I think I'm going to...
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,068
Posted By double_entendre
Please tell me that's obvious. :lol3 Though...

Please tell me that's obvious. :lol3

Though I have occasionally done it the hard way drilling a hole in a piece of wood. "Damn this bit is dull."

Or maybe it's the user that's dull. :baldy
Forum: The Garage 07-27-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,068
Posted By double_entendre
No need to buy a Harley. If you don't fix that,...

No need to buy a Harley. If you don't fix that, this bike will leak oil. :lol3

73 inch pounds isn't all that much torque. If this was your first torque wrench venture, maybe previous...
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,796
Posted By double_entendre
Fixt. Alternatively, I just wear bicycle...

Fixt.

Alternatively, I just wear bicycle shorts. No fly.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By double_entendre
MC Cruise install question

So an inmate sold me his MC cruise kit and I'm installing it (2011 1200GSA).

There's a vacuum hose setup that needs to be attached to both throttle bodies. The left throttle body is already...
Forum: Face plant 07-27-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,616
Posted By double_entendre
Pretty much. My wife was an adjuster. Her...

Pretty much. My wife was an adjuster. Her comment: "Shit. Drivers don't see tractor trailers and trains. You think they're gonna see a motorcycle?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 967
Posted By double_entendre
Perfect timing, Jim. Funny that I had wondered...

Perfect timing, Jim. Funny that I had wondered about that but figured I'd have to grind down the frame a bit to make room for a J nut. I even got a PM with the same thought. Clearly great minds...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 17,029
Posted By double_entendre
760 rounds to 1000. Quit being a wuss. :deal

760 rounds to 1000. Quit being a wuss. :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 17,029
Posted By double_entendre
Go for it! Surely your Google fu is strong...

Go for it! Surely your Google fu is strong enough to find a good pair to post up.

:norton
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 951
Posted By double_entendre
Love my Sidi boots. Had them since 2005 and the...

Love my Sidi boots. Had them since 2005 and the rubber sole is just about toast. 9 years of use from a +/- $300 pair of boots.

I'll buy another pair.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 17,029
Posted By double_entendre
I was at a local BMW dealer recently having a...

I was at a local BMW dealer recently having a tire swapped. The guy in front of me was complaining about his just-replaced final drive and asked if it was a common problem.

Service writer: "Oh...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 967
Posted By double_entendre
Interesting ideas, all. I don't have...

Interesting ideas, all.

I don't have welding equipment nor skills. I like the JB Weld idea, but there's no way to really clean it up in there, so it probably would fail in short order.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 967
Posted By double_entendre
Broken off welded on nut

So I'm in the process of installing a cruise control on the bike and took off the plastic pan under the seat to figure out the brake light wiring.

One of the screws was a bugger and I ended up...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By double_entendre
:lol3 Engineer much? OP, I think you...

:lol3

Engineer much?

OP, I think you need to provide all the answers to the info requested. :D
Forum: Face plant 07-25-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,616
Posted By double_entendre
Inattentive asshats in cages. I got...

Inattentive asshats in cages.

I got creamed a while ago in my car on the 405. Car in front of me stopped quickly. I stopped with about 10' between us. Look in the rear view....."he ain't...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By double_entendre
Sewing a larger back protector pocket?

I love my BMG jacket except for the back protector. I've already got injuries and degeneration and really want more protection than the jacket's pocket allows.

I don't want to wear a separate...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 517
Posted By double_entendre
This is accurate. The Special will fit the OEM...

This is accurate. The Special will fit the OEM BWM racks. I was talking to them yesterday.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,055
Posted By double_entendre
I took the BRC with my wife a while ago and I...

I took the BRC with my wife a while ago and I remember there being a point where they said "if you dump the bike, you fail." (In essence, at least.)

Some gal did dump her bike but they let her try...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By double_entendre
Well you dwarf me (5'8"), but I'm with you on the...

Well you dwarf me (5'8"), but I'm with you on the windscreen cutting through my field of view. Drives me batty.

I just paypalled an inmate for a huge screen and figure if it works I'll use it...
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By double_entendre
Windscreens, buffeting and pillion riders

My wife has mentioned that she gets a lot of buffeting from the wind at speed on both my FJR1300 and my GSA.

I solved the problem on the latter by going to a Wunderlich Flowjet...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,197
Posted By double_entendre
Great first post! Welcome aboard.

Great first post! Welcome aboard.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By double_entendre
Looking deeper (and it's an '11, not a...

Looking deeper (and it's an '11, not a '12--sloppy fingering) it looks like maybe a hacksaw would make short work of the hard plastic insert.

Anyone ever try it?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By double_entendre
Awesome folks. Thanks! Just for the record,...

Awesome folks. Thanks!

Just for the record, the keychain he gave me had the way-better-than-stock'-cause-it-costs-more Touratech oil cap remover. I have changed the oil. :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By double_entendre
What are these?

The problem with buying a used bike is you don't know what all has been done to it. To wit, what are these things?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,081
Posted By double_entendre
Sorry. Couldn't resist

http://i399.photobucket.com/albums/pp80/double_entendreadv/CD663B6F-2A06-43F7-98DC-5F770F923EAB.jpg

Reminded me of this thread: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=370625
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