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Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2004, 08:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,234
Posted By Marty
My experience is the same as He Lob. Have had...

My experience is the same as He Lob. Have had the ADV tank for two years and it is consistently inconsistent. I was told the prob is with the fuel level sensor.

My record is yellow warning on at...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2004, 09:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,507
Posted By Marty
Ojai is about 400 mi south of Sacramento. I...

Ojai is about 400 mi south of Sacramento.

I am not a moto junkie. I am not a moto junkie. I ride about 20k miles/yr. I've had Corbin, Bill Mayer and 2 Russells (on 4 different bikes.) IMHO, it...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2004, 09:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,605
Posted By Marty
Replaced mine at 34K. The old belt looked new -...

Replaced mine at 34K. The old belt looked new - extremely little wear. My riding is 80% long distance, 20% twisties. The old belt is now my spare.
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2004, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By Marty
I have done this(2 yrs ago). I didn't change the...

I have done this(2 yrs ago). I didn't change the sensor.

Result is I go ~90 miles on the first bar or two, then 100 mi on the next 7 bars, then 100 miles on the last 2. I've gone 80 miles with...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2003, 08:15 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,708
Posted By Marty
Slow down, smell the roses???????????

My current other bike is a modified SV650. Purrfectly suited to the countryside around here.

The problem with this question is one of time. In six months my answer will probly be different....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2003, 07:18 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,549
Posted By Marty
Bikerboy sez: >If an aftermarket screen is...

Bikerboy sez:
>If an aftermarket screen is added, how does it >stand for two up riding? Is it sensitive to cross >winds?

I've had an RT and now have a GS. The GS is much, much less sensitive to...
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2003, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 964
Posted By Marty
I've been using Helen Twowheels' bags for years. ...

I've been using Helen Twowheels' bags for years. Dry Bags, Wet Bags, big ones, small ones, neat straps, onroad, offroad, rain, snow, etc

http://www.helen2wheels.com/products/index.html

I have...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2003, 07:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,150
Posted By Marty
I'm running a Staintune collector box and a stock...

I'm running a Staintune collector box and a stock muffler. No pops unless I add a little gas under decel. Normal running and stopping produces no extra noises. Overall sound is very slightly...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2003, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 587
Posted By Marty
Laugh If you can wait til March, I'll do it for you. I...

If you can wait til March, I'll do it for you. I figure I could make that trip in about, oh, say, probly , like four weeks or so.... Of course you'll have to pay for my ticket to St Louis.
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2003, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 606
Posted By Marty
Steve

check your private mail on the ADVrider home page.
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2003, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 606
Posted By Marty
Advice

(OK, so I pressed the wrong button. This was supposed to be a reply to B6s question....)

Yes, what Rad said, But....

IMHO, having driven around a lot of Ireland (verryy pretty place and verryy...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2003, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By Marty
My stuff

>Just wondering what bikes you road warrior guys >are riding?

1150 GS and SV 650.

>What sort of mods have you made?

On the GS: For travel and winter around here - Tall Aeroflow screen, low...
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2003, 06:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,068
Posted By Marty
more RAM

If you aare worried about the sturdiness and tightness of the ball mount - don't be.. I have over 50K miles on one with a V1 and it continues to be as tight as a .......
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2003, 08:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,481
Posted By Marty
Dear Safety Dork

Jugs are also dangerous.

A Kamikaze rabbit collided with my right jug. Yeah, the jug kept the thing from hitting my boot. But it also sprayed fur, skin, guts and other nice things up my body and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2003, 03:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,450
Posted By Marty
gas

mr Knight

Have you thought of substituting an ADV tank?

I can go approx 300 miles if I don't cruise above 80.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2003, 03:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,048
Posted By Marty
paint codes

DucF

It's more complicated than you think.... When I had my tank painted Pac Blue, the painter took out three cans with the right number and there were three different colors. I had to bring my...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2003, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 960
Posted By Marty
blue/white (cont)

Oooppssss

Or ask knary to design you one....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2003, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 960
Posted By Marty
blue/white

Zoul

Not only is the tank bigger, but the shape is different also. When I put the ADV tank on my GS, I went a different direction (see pic). I also saw one somewhere this year that had an...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2003, 07:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,439
Posted By Marty
Windscreens

See the windscreen FAQ and get 1000 answers....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2003, 09:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,007
Posted By Marty
commuter

Having had both, the GS is the better commuter bike regardless of the distance - at least up to 1045 miles....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2003, 12:06 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 12,719
Posted By Marty
solo tripping

Every year I do a 4-6 week, 8-12K mile solo trip around as much of the country as I can do - weather is usually the limiting factor, as I leave here (Placerville, CA) around the 1st of Apr. I may...
Forum: Regional forums 06-03-2003, 05:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 547
Posted By Marty
Route Questions

Planning a trip. My riding partner for the trip is on a 92 Goldwing. How is the road south from CA198 to Parkfield? And Milpitas Rd from Hunter-Liggett to Carmel Valley Rd? Both suitable for a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2003, 06:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,900
Posted By Marty
screen switch time

Well, being a BOOF, it takes me about 20 minutes cause I don't remember how to do it....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2003, 03:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,900
Posted By Marty
I'm 6-1, 31" inseam with a Bill Mayer saddle,...

I'm 6-1, 31" inseam with a Bill Mayer saddle, which is thick, and a tall Aeroflow. I use the Aeroflow only in the winter and when long distance touring. Have a tall wunderlich touring screen for...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2003, 09:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,143
Posted By Marty
Many thanks!

to all who have helped.

I haven't received the map yet, but how does this sound -
from Suches N on 180
S on 19
E on 129
N on 75
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2003, 04:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,143
Posted By Marty
No Carolina SSR1326

How about this road going northwest out of Murphy, NC? Goes toward Tellico Plains.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2003, 07:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,143
Posted By Marty
kvfalcon sez:

>You'll need new tires by the time this group gets done with you!

You are my kinda guys!! I have ordered the map.

This trip is looking better and better. 2 days here, 3 days in North Ark,...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2003, 10:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,143
Posted By Marty
falcon

plan is to take 2 days to get from Suches (or thereabouts) to Chattanooga by way of No GA, Cherohala, Deals Gap, Deals Gap, Cherohala, Ducktown, US64. Have done NC/TN before, but must do again!
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2003, 07:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,143
Posted By Marty
North GA rides?

I will be riding in No GA in early Apr.

Suggestions for sporting-type roads?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2002, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,092
Posted By Marty
The Touring screen has been imported only since...

The Touring screen has been imported only since the 1st of Aug and may not be on the Scruz website, but it is available. All you need to do is ask. BTW thru my local dealer it was $165.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2002, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,092
Posted By Marty
Got it from my dealer who got it from scruz, who...

Got it from my dealer who got it from scruz, who is the Wunderlich importer for the US. It's the tall one. I'm 6-1, but with short legs, so my torso is equiv to 6-3 sitting.

I got this screen...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2002, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,092
Posted By Marty
First, see the windscreen FAQ. Second, I...

First, see the windscreen FAQ.

Second, I have one. The size is almost identical to a stock Adv screen. Have ridden to LA and back (~1k mi). It is, IMHO, a gazillion percent better than stock. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2002, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By Marty
Yes, that is the same cannister. You can check...

Yes, that is the same cannister. You can check by finding the line that used to go from the tank to the cannister and, with the tank lid open, blowing into the line and listening for bubbles or air...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2002, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By Marty
Sounds like a clogged or kinked line from the...

Sounds like a clogged or kinked line from the tank to the evap cannister. Doesn't let the tank vent to the outside so it draws a vacuum in the tank and won't let the gas out - can also, at its...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2002, 07:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,160
Posted By Marty
Lone Rider Ssounds like you need to check...

Lone Rider

Ssounds like you need to check valve clearance and synch injectors....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2002, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,028
Posted By Marty
Tourance when flat

BTW, the Tourance (rear, anyway) does run somewhat OK when flat. I did about 2 miles after a blow out. Couldn't give any steering input over ~20mph, but I got off the freeway....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2002, 11:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,158
Posted By Marty
Out of (My) Town Dealers

I've been to about 20 dealers in the last 3 years. Most were just average. One was not worth talking about - their initials are the one in Mechanicsburg, PA - I called on a Tues to get a service...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2002, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 611,424
Posted By Marty
new touring screen

Archie

along with your report of the new screen here, please include pics on your site. i am interested!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2002, 07:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,779
Posted By Marty
Foot Pegs

BTW, I took the little rubber inserts off the pegs and forced RT peg covers over the pegs. Required a little cutting, but it is a 10 for touring.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2002, 08:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,779
Posted By Marty
GS as Tourer

And I forgot to say the stock lighting sucks - especially if you want to ride at nite
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