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Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-07-2010, 01:16 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,847
Posted By jsimmons
Got a couple of Indian exchange students to help...

Got a couple of Indian exchange students to help me and we carried boxes of parts for two hours last night. Filled the one ton van and the 16 foot cargo trailer until they both squatted. The...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-06-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8,070
Views: 722,439
Posted By jsimmons
What a nice son you have to let an old fart like...

What a nice son you have to let an old fart like you beat him. It hs to be hard on him going so slow that his wheels have no gyro effect.
:rofl
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-16-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By jsimmons
We jsut sold a house we had up there in Columbia...

We jsut sold a house we had up there in Columbia Il. Right across tbe river and a damn nice town. Took three years and a $100K drop in the price to finally move it. STL is a buyers market and...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2010, 04:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,021
Posted By jsimmons
I had this problem on my 1960/2 rear end. I...

I had this problem on my 1960/2 rear end. I worked as an industrial mechanic/electrician for many years. We saw this all the time on gearboxes since we had paper dust from cardboard boxes that our...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2010, 11:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,372
Posted By jsimmons
Stopped in there a couple of years ago. I was...

Stopped in there a couple of years ago. I was leading a Baja tour for Moto Discovery. Took a customers bike in for him to get a clogged fuel filter changed. Told them that I am a BMW Master tech...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-11-2009, 11:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,526
Posted By jsimmons
Wish I could get up but I have to fire the big...

Wish I could get up but I have to fire the big BBQ cooker to start my Christmas baking. It will run by iteslf all day but I am afraid that some Big Dog will smell it and come eat it all.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2009, 04:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,347
Posted By jsimmons
I do not really think that the small amount of...

I do not really think that the small amount of differential in adjusting valves makes a difference in the horsepower or smoothness of the bike. A half of a thousandth of a millimeter is just not...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-03-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8,070
Views: 722,439
Posted By jsimmons
Breakfast ride to Cape Girardeau

I will be cooking a big breakfast here in Egypt Mills again on Satruday the 5th. No charge we just pass a hat. Homeade biscuits, real sausage gravy, (No powdered mix crap) eggs, sausage, potatoes,...
Forum: Americas 12-01-2009, 01:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,142
Posted By jsimmons
Some learning’s from 30+ years of <?xml:namespace...

Some learning’s from 30+ years of <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:country-region><st1:place>Mexico</st1:place></st1:country-region> riding and 9...
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2009, 04:20 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 30,333
Posted By jsimmons
I won't spoil the guessing game on who the guy...

I won't spoil the guessing game on who the guy is. But that orange fench is right across from the plaza there in Batopilas. Unique design. Did they ever fix it so it is not so hard to open.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-01-2009, 03:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By jsimmons
It's just about 35 miles over on highway 9 to...

It's just about 35 miles over on highway 9 to Potosi. The Falling Leaf rally there will have hundreds of BMW riders there. Lots of good gravel around there too. I will be there trying to sell off...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-14-2009, 11:26 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,847
Posted By jsimmons
oping to set up and sell used BMW parts there. ...

oping to set up and sell used BMW parts there. Loading all that will fit into my 16X7 foot cargo trailer and my one ton van.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-14-2009, 03:35 AM
Replies: 8,070
Views: 722,439
Posted By jsimmons
Thanx Honz and crew for hosting us there in the...

Thanx Honz and crew for hosting us there in the Potosi woods. And a thanks to Shannon for manning the grill. Good food. Wish I could have stayed longer but work was waiting on me to return. Also...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-11-2009, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8,070
Views: 722,439
Posted By jsimmons
BTMOTO and I are heading up after work Saturday. ...

BTMOTO and I are heading up after work Saturday. The STL crew will beat us there but save us a few brats. We will be sure and get us some Stag beer here before we leave as they may not have any...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-11-2009, 03:59 AM
Replies: 8,070
Views: 722,439
Posted By jsimmons
Cool2 Still on........

Still on........
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-03-2009, 02:04 AM
Replies: 8,070
Views: 722,439
Posted By jsimmons
After you feed them at Lamberts then head down to...

After you feed them at Lamberts then head down to Big Oak tree State Park. Hoome to some monster trees and several state records. Tehn cross the river just below there on the ferry.
...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-29-2009, 11:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,095
Posted By jsimmons
Don't know about cooking. Have a new job and...

Don't know about cooking. Have a new job and will be working the day before. Dinner for 350 hard to do after work. They are looking for a real cook now.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-25-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8,070
Views: 722,439
Posted By jsimmons
ride to breakfast

I will be cooking a big breakfast here in Egypt Mills again on September 12th. Last year we had about 30 bikes down for it. No charge we just pass a hat. Homeade biscuits, real sausage gravy, (No...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-20-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8,070
Views: 722,439
Posted By jsimmons
I think we have a few brats stashed for Saturday...

I think we have a few brats stashed for Saturday night. Any takers?
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-20-2009, 01:17 AM
Replies: 8,070
Views: 722,439
Posted By jsimmons
Mmmmmmmmm Jay's BBQ. Best bang for the BBQ buck...

Mmmmmmmmm Jay's BBQ. Best bang for the BBQ buck anywhere. Pork steaks about an inch thick and sides that fill the plate, and cheap to boot.
Last time I stopped in I had a plate to go, had them...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-27-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 741
Posted By jsimmons
If I had to live in any huge city STL would be...

If I had to live in any huge city STL would be it. Lots to do. Good cultural activities, good BMW shop and many other things to do and see. Plus great riding within a short ride out of town. Real...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-25-2009, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8,070
Views: 722,439
Posted By jsimmons
Breakfast ride to Cape Girardeau

Looks like I will be cooking the breakfast again at my church next Saturday. Riders welcome. Pass the hat to pay for the eggs. Homeade biscuits and gravy, eggs, and all the usaul stuff. Maybe...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-09-2009, 02:10 AM
Replies: 8,070
Views: 722,439
Posted By jsimmons
Grass Roots open house and BBQ

I will be cooking pork steaks and chicken for the Grass Roots open house the 18th of April. Lunch starts at 11 and goes until we run out are I get tired of cooking. I do not know what all else...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-21-2009, 04:11 AM
Replies: 8,070
Views: 722,439
Posted By jsimmons
I won't be cooking breakfast the 1st Saturday in...

I won't be cooking breakfast the 1st Saturday in April at Hobb's Chapel. I am going riding instead. Will be doing it the 1st of May though. We had 24 bikes there last time. About 1/2 were dual...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-19-2009, 03:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,114
Posted By jsimmons
The Cave In Rock area is nice. But for about The...

The Cave In Rock area is nice. But for about The same mikes you can wind up in the Missouri Ozarks. Way better riding if you like crooked roads with little traffic. If you really want to stay in...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2009, 02:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,027
Posted By jsimmons
I took the K&Ns out of every bike I ever had one...

I took the K&Ns out of every bike I ever had one in. Look around on the net there are several good test showing they let more dirt in. A couple of guys in the internet BMW riders list put a K75...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-06-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8,070
Views: 722,439
Posted By jsimmons
Sausage paddies all hand patted out and in the...

Sausage paddies all hand patted out and in the fridge. . Eggs all cracked and mixed in a jug ready to scramble. Sausage browned for the gravy. Two fresh bags of flour loaded in the car for making...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2009, 10:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,861
Posted By jsimmons
Those plastic guick connects are trash. I have...

Those plastic guick connects are trash. I have lost count of how many that I have had to change. I see hundreds of bikes not just one or two. They are now getting old on many of the bikes that come...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-02-2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 584
Views: 29,845
Posted By jsimmons
Or come down the night before and camp out at...

Or come down the night before and camp out at Trail of Tears State Park. One mile norht of my house. Or that back 40 here or the guest room here.....
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-02-2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 584
Views: 29,845
Posted By jsimmons
Let's see.......... Leave STL at 3 am. Get to...

Let's see.......... Leave STL at 3 am. Get to Cape by 8:00 .......Holey Cow Your right. That is a blistering 20 MPH average. Way to fast for a bee. they only go 15 mph so you will be late. I...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-01-2009, 05:09 AM
Replies: 584
Views: 29,845
Posted By jsimmons
Since some of you may not follow the MO ADV rider...

Since some of you may not follow the MO ADV rider thread I though I would post this on here too. Not on wednesday but you can hump it on down to Cape for this.
Breakfast is still on for next...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-01-2009, 05:05 AM
Replies: 8,070
Views: 722,439
Posted By jsimmons
Breakfast is still on for next Saturday. We had...

Breakfast is still on for next Saturday. We had about 6 riders there last month for it. Weather .com gives it's long range forecast as high of 64 degrees.

Hobb's Chapel United Methodist...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-01-2009, 04:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By jsimmons
I can't make the ride as I have to meet with my...

I can't make the ride as I have to meet with my family for my wife's birthday party. But I will get out for beer and the races.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,788
Posted By jsimmons
Sometimes one can hone out the damage and...

Sometimes one can hone out the damage and sometimes not. Look for pits in the casting. As old as theese bikes are getting it is hard to hone them any more. Not changing brake fluid lets moisture...
Forum: The Garage 02-22-2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,442
Posted By jsimmons
I am a BMW Master Tech. Started working in the...

I am a BMW Master Tech. Started working in the bike shops when I was 14. Over 40 years ago now. I make more money painting for some local slum lords than I do when I work at the bike shop.

But...
Forum: The Garage 02-22-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,961
Posted By jsimmons
My buddies rotor on his R100 BMW opened up in...

My buddies rotor on his R100 BMW opened up in Torreon Mexico. He ran it unknowing he had a probelm until it quit. I got a small car battery (way bigger than you want) and put it on his luggage...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-21-2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8,070
Views: 722,439
Posted By jsimmons
Here's the deal. I have breakfast ready at 8:00...

Here's the deal. I have breakfast ready at 8:00 am Sharp. Once in awhile the biscuits get slow and it is <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:time...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-20-2009, 01:41 AM
Replies: 8,070
Views: 722,439
Posted By jsimmons
March 7th it is. NOT the first. Saturday at 8...

March 7th it is. NOT the first. Saturday at 8 am.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-17-2009, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8,070
Views: 722,439
Posted By jsimmons
Breakfast is still on for March 1st. Good excuse...

Breakfast is still on for March 1st. Good excuse to come ride in the southern part of the area. 8 am. No cost, but we pass the hat for quarters. Homeade biscuits, gravey, bacon or sausage, eggs...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,104
Posted By jsimmons
Nice that BMW now has a drainplug. Be even nicer...

Nice that BMW now has a drainplug. Be even nicer if they had enough sense to leave the old fill plug and not just move the hole to the bottom. Now you have to remove teh wheel and ABS sensor to...
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