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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-21-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By cornercarver
Cheers. Throw out an adv salute so I'll recognize...

Cheers. Throw out an adv salute so I'll recognize you - and it'll confuse the hell out if the rest of the band!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-21-2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By cornercarver
Come see my band perform in Reno on 11/21

My soul/funk band, Beat Mosaic is playing at the Peppermill Casino in Reno tomorrow. 7pm-11pm.

OK, admittedly kind of spammy since I rarely get out of Jo Momma any longer, but there's not much...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,964
Posted By cornercarver
yes - when I separate the quick disconnects after...

yes - when I separate the quick disconnects after powering it up (and hearing the fuel pump), I get a drop or two of fuel.

I'll try cleaning the fuel injectors. That seems a likely candidate.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,964
Posted By cornercarver
Yes, I get that. But what? How do I go about...

Yes, I get that. But what? How do I go about diagnosing it and fixing it? I'll forgo the diagnosis if there's a way to just pull all the likely parts and clean them somehow.

And no, it really...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,964
Posted By cornercarver
Was changed immediately before the bike was...

Was changed immediately before the bike was parked for 3 years. I doubt it has had 10 gallons of gas go through it. Also, if the fuel filter were clogged, I wouldn't see gas at the quick...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,964
Posted By cornercarver
1150GS parked 3 years, won't start. Help

I put a new Odyssey battery in that is fully charged. I siphoned out as much gas as I could and put a gallon of fresh gas in the tank. I changed engine and trans oil (I'll worry about final drive...
Forum: Vendors 07-17-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By cornercarver
It's bad enough soliciting for investors on a...

It's bad enough soliciting for investors on a motorcycle forum, but if you are going to do it, at least get your post count up high enough so it doesn't look entirely like you are a member here only...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-12-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 35,550
Views: 8,981,354
Posted By cornercarver
Fucker - that just cost me 2 hours of my evening....

Fucker - that just cost me 2 hours of my evening. Thanks!!!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-12-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 35,550
Views: 8,981,354
Posted By cornercarver
It sure looks to me like the folks straightening...

It sure looks to me like the folks straightening that curve, at least in one direction (from right to left on the video) have very clear sightlines and are safely crossing the double yellow there. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-12-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,434
Posted By cornercarver
This wasn't even the first time the fuck was...

This wasn't even the first time the fuck was busted running that very stop sign at speed. This was no mistake. This was blatant disregard for the law and the safety of others. And even killing an...
Forum: Americas 11-17-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 586
Posted By cornercarver
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-06-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 20,099
Posted By cornercarver
Kind of a stupid premise, if you ask me....

Kind of a stupid premise, if you ask me. Motorcycle sales are down, especially amongst young men, because this is the worst economy since the depression. Unemployment rate for men under 25 is...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2011, 02:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 928
Posted By cornercarver
the basic services are really pretty easy. My...

the basic services are really pretty easy. My valves were still getting pretty regular adjustments every 6K until at least 24K or 30K miles, when everything finally seemed to seat in properly and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-24-2011, 01:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,102
Posted By cornercarver
You can ride Miami to SF in 50-60 hours,...

You can ride Miami to SF in 50-60 hours, including a couple of decent naps if you're motivated. :D (seriously, you really can, though I don't think anyone would call it 'fun')
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 12,686
Posted By cornercarver
almost?

almost?
Forum: Battle scooters 10-13-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,122
Posted By cornercarver
Know anything about Kymco people 150?

I don't know scooters at all, but a friend is about to buy one of these off craigslist. For $2K. With 3300 miles on it.

Actually, $2K is the asking price. I told him he's a fool if he pays...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-16-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,449
Posted By cornercarver
The value add is that it is safer to lane split...

The value add is that it is safer to lane split than to stop in the lane so that the latte drinking, texting, radio tuning, newspaper reading morons coming up behind you don't smash you into a...
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2009, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2,732
Views: 227,012
Posted By cornercarver
I just saw the Lu Fei made it back to la this...

I just saw the Lu Fei made it back to la this weekend. If someone wants to pm me about moving the bike back across town, we can sort that out. I'm moving into my new house in Pasadena today, so life...
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2009, 03:11 AM
Replies: 2,732
Views: 227,012
Posted By cornercarver
wild rose canyon was the very first unpaved road...

wild rose canyon was the very first unpaved road that bike (and myself) ever traversed.
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2009, 11:18 PM
Replies: 2,732
Views: 227,012
Posted By cornercarver
As soon as I saw the spot thing, I was thinking...

As soon as I saw the spot thing, I was thinking "please, don't let the bike let him down" over and over again. At the same time, I'd much rather it be the bike than the rider. Anyway, if it is a...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2009, 10:40 PM
Replies: 2,732
Views: 227,012
Posted By cornercarver
No worries.

No worries.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2009, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,779
Posted By cornercarver
replacement 1150GS clutch bleeder doohickey.

Is there something I'm missing about bleeding the clutch on an 02 R1150GS? I bought the bleed valve from BMW, unscrewed the set screw in the outlet, and attempted to screw in the valve, which...
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2009, 01:59 AM
Replies: 2,732
Views: 227,012
Posted By cornercarver
OK, I'm declaring the bike service a done deal. ...

OK, I'm declaring the bike service a done deal. At about 10pm, my back and sciatic nerve pain that I've suffered for years suddenly dropped to absolute zero as a result of surgery last week. I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2,732
Views: 227,012
Posted By cornercarver
Let's see who winds up volunteering o do the...

Let's see who winds up volunteering o do the work, first. But it does seem like a good solution. As for getting it over there, I can fetch scorpion to my place in my car any time, really. There's...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2009, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2,732
Views: 227,012
Posted By cornercarver
I've just posted another thread over on MRN,...

I've just posted another thread over on MRN, where there are lots of SoCal folks and I'm pretty well known, if a bit inactive, these days.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-27-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 761
Posted By cornercarver
Cans? I serve better beer than that round here!...

Cans? I serve better beer than that round here! (unless you are a guineess or boddington's fan, that is)
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2,732
Views: 227,012
Posted By cornercarver
For some reason, I was thinking he was showing up...

For some reason, I was thinking he was showing up on Saturday, but I just looked at a Calendar. I can't imagine that there will be any problem finding someone to help me do a service 1 plus brake...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2009, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2,732
Views: 227,012
Posted By cornercarver
I've been at the doctor all morning. My phone is...

I've been at the doctor all morning. My phone is 4 one f1ve 2 seven nine 99 fifty three. Email is any username at ideasculptor d0t com
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2009, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2,732
Views: 227,012
Posted By cornercarver
I see that you do have a bike. Mine is already...

I see that you do have a bike. Mine is already in LA so if you want it, it is yours. However, it looks like there is already a fair bit of organization that has gone into getting the bike down from...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2009, 11:09 PM
Replies: 2,732
Views: 227,012
Posted By cornercarver
Do you guys have a bike yet? I just offered mine...

Do you guys have a bike yet? I just offered mine up on the thread in inmates.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,710
Posted By cornercarver
I have no trouble tightening mine by hand the...

I have no trouble tightening mine by hand the standard 3/4 turn past contact. It takes a couple of attempts because of poor grip, but I get it done. As for removal, I just hammer a screwdriver into...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2009, 08:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,847
Posted By cornercarver
I think they call that an F800GS

I think they call that an F800GS
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 592
Posted By cornercarver
I was just looking for a part number. BMW...

I was just looking for a part number. BMW dealers only seem to want to sell the $100 pads and the EBC website doesn't provide phone numbers for the shops they list as authorized dealers. It's a lot...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 592
Posted By cornercarver
$96/caliper?!!!

My local dealer just quoted me $96/caliper for pads on my 02 GS. I'm sure there's a non OEM pad I can get. Anyone able to tell me what I'm looking for? The dealership was, not surprisingly, no...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2009, 12:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,466
Posted By cornercarver
Yep. link here...

Yep. link here (http://www.usridernews.com/absolutenm/articlefiles/704-bmw-f800gs-2008.jpg)
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-16-2009, 11:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,272
Posted By cornercarver
You aren't getting a vacuum in the tank because a...

You aren't getting a vacuum in the tank because a breather line is pinched are you? My Speed Triple is prone to that if I'm not careful when replacing the tank. Symptom is an obvious in-rush of air...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-04-2008, 12:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,087
Posted By cornercarver
That's convenient. I'll definitely be getting...

That's convenient. I'll definitely be getting that. I just had to click the "tell the publisher to make it available on Kindle" link, though. I know it doesn't do much justice to the illustrator to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-03-2008, 10:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,087
Posted By cornercarver
Tell me about life in Seattle area

I'm interviewing for a job in Seattle, and I'm about 99% certain I'll get an offer. I've lived in California (all over the place, but always near the coast - LA, SF, Silicon Valley, SD, Santa...
Forum: Asia 04-06-2008, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,612
Posted By cornercarver
Bumping, because I just updated the ride report ...

Bumping, because I just updated the ride report

http://feisplant.blogspot.com/
Forum: Asia 04-06-2008, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,440
Posted By cornercarver
Thanks Chanderjeet. Unfortunately, I don't have...

Thanks Chanderjeet. Unfortunately, I don't have that kind of time, so I guess I'll be flying and taking my bicycle along. Stupid business trip. Who has time to work when adventure traveling? Its...
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