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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 246
Posted By Goldburg
Friday Nights In Floyd

If the schedule allows, stop by Floyd, VA on a Friday night and listen to the whole town bathed in bluegrass music. The country store and the streets are filled with musicians and it is awesome...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,065
Posted By Goldburg
Iceman?

I saw where Steve called you Iceman on the GarciaMoto FB page. I wasn't sure whether you bought it or someone else stepped in. Congratulations! It is a gorgeous bike!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,065
Posted By Goldburg
Just me

I wouldn't buy the warranty...just me...like others have said, it doesn't cover the stuff most likely to happen to the bike - drops, brakes, etc...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,065
Posted By Goldburg
Good Price

I think with the Jesse's and the corbin seat you are probably looking at a good price, especially coming from a dealer. Steve at GarciaMoto rides with us some and they have a fantastic service dept....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,065
Posted By Goldburg
Welcome!

Harley, welcome from another NC guy who bought an 07 GS about 3 years ago. I paid about that with a lot more miles, but it had an aftermarket lowered suspension and worked for me. I have really...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By Goldburg
Good question

I had Distanzias on my GS when I bought them and I liked the way they rode, but they were a bit noisy. I didn't realize that until I got away from them, though. I'm eager to hear also.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
Posted By Goldburg
Posi type electrical connectors

I didn't see any electrical components for cut wires. I usually carry a few posi-locks and even a posi tap with me.

I really need to go through the torx sockets and leave out the ones that...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 14,431
Posted By Goldburg
Really? Someone wants to ask about your wheels? ...

Really? Someone wants to ask about your wheels? I want to know about the UFO that landed on the back of the bike. I have never seen anything like that. Tell us more (if they let you) :ear
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By Goldburg
Check Your Side Stand switch

You can't start in gear unless the side stand is up. Make sure that switch is made.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-13-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By Goldburg
Holiday Motel in Maggie Valley

They are riders and they run a rider friendly place. Good friends with a friend of mine. Tell them Frank sent you.
(828) 926-1186
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 48,391
Posted By Goldburg
Tkc

Doug,
Ran the A3s through some of that same roads we did together last year and the A3s just didn't handle some mud we encountered at all. Another guy with lots more experience than me had A3s on...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-02-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By Goldburg
Penn plenty - on a GS

We are coming out of Harpers Ferry Monday morning and I have to be at Ft Dix by 2 and then I am free to go as I please. I would hate to miss anything that would be considered a motorcycle...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-02-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By Goldburg
Coming From NC - Good PA Destinations

AS part of the summer ride, I'm gonna spend a few days in Pennsylvania. What are some destinations or roads I don't want to miss?

Thanks.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-01-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By Goldburg
Thanks, guys, but sand is for the beach...:deal ...

Thanks, guys, but sand is for the beach...:deal
It's all I can do to keep the dang thing upright on the pavement...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-31-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By Goldburg
Headed to Fort Dix - then what?

Headed up from NC via some gravel along the BRP and Skyline Dr. to Harrisburg, PA and stopping to see a buddy at Fort Dix. I've got a few days and would like some suggestions for a place to stay...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 224
Posted By Goldburg
Broken Piece On Vario Case

I want to repair a piece on the corner of my vario case similar to the one in the picture below. My piece isn't a real problem yet, but you can see that there is no connection ot eh case in the front...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,926
Posted By Goldburg
The only difference being if 'stuff' goes...

The only difference being if 'stuff' goes 'sideways', I've never ended up with my lawn mower on top of me...:eek1
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-22-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By Goldburg
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=88...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=882083&page=16

Another guy on that ride posted that day just posted a picture of me on 608 in the thread above. Indian Rock was a little tougher...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-22-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By Goldburg
AB was born on a motorcycle...he took me on a...

AB was born on a motorcycle...he took me on a tour of the area and 608 between Buchanan and The Natural Bridge was on the tour. There is some gravel, but it is beautiful country. There is plenty of...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,502
Posted By Goldburg
Plywood To The Rescue

Yep, I followed my own advise and went home and rolled my rear tire back on a piece of plywood and it went on the center stand like butter....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,502
Posted By Goldburg
Cardboard works!

Yeah, I'm gonna have to try that myself. I could carry some cardboard around with me and put it on a string like that sidestand plate. My center stand was cut manually after the PO changed out the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 48,391
Posted By Goldburg
Doug, I've got the A3 on the front and a Conti...

Doug, I've got the A3 on the front and a Conti Trail Attack 2 on the rear. Riding buddy with a GSW has the A3s and is putting another set on this week getting ready for our gravel trip to PA. (He...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-21-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By Goldburg
608

Mostly gravel. AB13 can tell you everything about those roads.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,502
Posted By Goldburg
Test

Try progressively thicker pieces of material under the rear wheel until you can set it on the center stand with minimal effort. That is how much needs to come off the center stand to make it...
Forum: Vendors 05-20-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 51,477
Posted By Goldburg
Sena 10C?

I'm going into the woods June 7th and I sure would like to have a Sena10C to play with on that trip. I've got money...any chance?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,297
Posted By Goldburg
Just Water?

If you've just got water coming out your exhaust, you are doing better than me. Every time I crank mine, there is this loud rumble coming out the exhaust until I cut the bike off. :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 871
Posted By Goldburg
Avoid Cig outlet

Avoid the powerlet to Cig outlet if you can. www.powerlet.com (http://www.powerlet.com) has a lot of cables that can go straight from powerlet to usb and other types. The cig connector on the bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 97,343
Posted By Goldburg
I was told that the way they are doing this...

I was told that the way they are doing this doesn't involve draining the drive fluid at all and as such there is no advantage. Although they are limetime parts, my bike is on it's third lifetime...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 97,343
Posted By Goldburg
Recall - Good Time to update shaft & U's?

Got my recall in the mail today. 70,000 miles and I haven't seen any cracks.

Can I ask a stupid question? Would this be a good time to do the final drive shaft and u joint? Will I save any...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-14-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By Goldburg
Some of us riding up from north of Raleigh...

Some of us riding up from north of Raleigh Saturday morning. PM me for more info.

It's not a MotoGP event, right...there are multiple divisions, though.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By Goldburg
Knob Adjustment!

Well, I don't know why, but the nut on the knob stalk was tight and I was 3 full turns out of adjustment...

Thanks for the responses!:clap
Good crowd tonight. No snarky comments...(Oh, wait,...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By Goldburg
'07 Left Vario Case won't Latch On

Dang it...haven't had problems with this before. I can't get the left vario case on my '07 to latch on after being off the bike for a month. Right went on easy...had them on/off plenty over the last...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-12-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,372
Posted By Goldburg
I've never seen this guardrail for all the...

I've never seen this guardrail for all the kudzew. I may have to keep this picture!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-11-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,372
Posted By Goldburg
Lady Draco can give you the scoop on all the...

Lady Draco can give you the scoop on all the roads and feed you hot dogs on 16... she's helped me find my way around there several times.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-11-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,372
Posted By Goldburg
Bikes?

Whatcha gonna be riding?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-11-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,372
Posted By Goldburg
Burkes Garden

If you go up there and don't ride through Burkes Garden, you will kick yourself when you get home and find out about it. If you are gravel minded, the back road out to 42 is one to tell the family...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-11-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,435
Posted By Goldburg
Sad

A place named Sadly Beer Army never had a chance anyhow...:huh
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-11-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By Goldburg
56/BRP/60 Loop Is a hoot

Yeah, that 56/60/BRP loop is a hoot. Through in Alhambra Rd. and you've got it all.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-02-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,706
Posted By Goldburg
Why Will You Be Riding?

If you riding because you gotta be somewhere, do it. If it was a ride to see the sights in CO and NM and your likely not gonna see them, then there's the rub for me.
On road/off road considerations...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7,233
Views: 1,374,481
Posted By Goldburg
SW Motech footpegs on a 07 GS

I got a set of SW Motech footpegs and installed them in record slow time. From start to finish 3 hours. :eek1
Started on left, had interference issues with base of shift lever that I couldn't...
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