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Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 347
Posted By Ronyx
Long Overdue Photos

Alright,

I have a bit of a story to tell but let's start out with this image first.

http://revelstoker.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/MLW-11/i-rQjKfPn/0/M/MLW%20%2711%20054-M.jpg....
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 44,723
Posted By Ronyx
Pissed Could be. I'll need to check that out. ...

Could be. I'll need to check that out.

The dealer has been telling me since Jan that the bike was arriving any time. In march they told me that they had confirmation from the shipper and that...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2011, 07:06 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 44,723
Posted By Ronyx
And mine still hasn't arrived.

And mine still hasn't arrived.
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 22,760
Posted By Ronyx
Excellent report Bartron!! I'm looking forward...

Excellent report Bartron!! I'm looking forward to the summer and what Revelstoker and you cook up next.
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 22,760
Posted By Ronyx
Excellent

Great Report Bartron. I'm lookin forward to the rest of your report.
Forum: Ride reports 11-08-2009, 07:56 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 32,765
Posted By Ronyx
Hey, non commercial use only please. Part of my...

Hey, non commercial use only please. Part of my income is derived from my photography.
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,555
Posted By Ronyx
Hey Bartron, is there an unwritten rule that you...

Hey Bartron, is there an unwritten rule that you must turn every bike you own on its head?:huh

I recall a somewhat similar situation last year with the 1200. Although, in this particular...
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,555
Posted By Ronyx
upside down again?

Is there an unwritten rule someplace saying that every bike you own must, at some time, end up on it's head?

I'm sure your glad this didn't happen with the 1200.
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,555
Posted By Ronyx
upside down again?

Is there an unwritten rule someplace saying that every bike you own must, at some time, end up on it's head?

I'm sure your glad this didn't happen with the 1200.
Forum: Canada 07-21-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 14,121
Posted By Ronyx
That was one great Ride! I see you left out...

That was one great Ride! I see you left out Bartron's misshap:augie :augie
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2008, 05:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,378
Posted By Ronyx
Dynamatt

I stuck Dynamatt to the entire underside of my visor. It helps somewhat. I'm going to shape and glue a small strip of stiff plastic from each side in my next modification.
Forum: Canada 09-09-2008, 07:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,022
Posted By Ronyx
At that speed there is no time to react and there...

At that speed there is no time to react and there is a huge potential for a motorist to enter the hgihway directly in your path without seeing you in time.

Just for clarity (and using round...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By Ronyx
Ewan's subframe broke on Long Way Round. On the...

Ewan's subframe broke on Long Way Round. On the same trip Claudio's subframe broke as a result of a crash. AFAIK there were no frame failures during the LWD trip.

Common thing here is that...
Forum: Canada 09-09-2008, 08:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 848
Posted By Ronyx
it could be hard and perhaps dangerous passing...

it could be hard and perhaps dangerous passing with a 150 limit. I pretty much stick to a max speed of 115-120 however when passing I often go over 150.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2008, 03:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,997
Posted By Ronyx
mine took 7 weeks. I ordered it in the spring...

mine took 7 weeks. I ordered it in the spring and received it two weeks ago.

BTW, it's a great seat!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2008, 11:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,321
Posted By Ronyx
At 564lbs fueled plus probably another 100lbs in...

At 564lbs fueled plus probably another 100lbs in load and the bike is over 660lbs. I'm sure anyone can guess how manageable that type of weight off road would be. The GS is capable yet it is not a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2008, 06:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By Ronyx
They had five rear shock failures. All of them...

They had five rear shock failures. All of them to my knowledge were on Ewan and Claudio's bikes. The first two failures were the Ohlins the next ones were the BMW.

The washboard must have been...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2008, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 633
Posted By Ronyx
my tkc's have lasted almost 7,000km with about...

my tkc's have lasted almost 7,000km with about 2,000km of that being on gravel.

My '08 came with the Tkc and I now notice that they are being delivered with the karoo's. I'm not sure why they...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2008, 10:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,407
Posted By Ronyx
hey Bartron, it's great to have your input. ...

hey Bartron, it's great to have your input.

I think the Veholen will have a hard time matching the 13.5cm you've measured. The Verholen specs indicate 20mm higher and 40mm closer to the rider...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-26-2008, 10:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,882
Posted By Ronyx
it will be interesting to see what the new mount...

it will be interesting to see what the new mount looks like. Post pictures when you get it.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2008, 10:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,407
Posted By Ronyx
The adjust ability of the Rox is a definite plus....

The adjust ability of the Rox is a definite plus.

I like the look of the Verholen because I of the more integrated look and the absence of the additional pivot point in the case of the Rox.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2008, 09:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,407
Posted By Ronyx
Verholen Risers for 2008 Adventure

Has anyone installed these on their 2008 adventure? If so how do you like them?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2008, 05:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,480
Posted By Ronyx
Congrats on the new Beemer!

Congrats on the new Beemer!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2008, 03:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,502
Posted By Ronyx
I guess you would have to put an ammeter on it to...

I guess you would have to put an ammeter on it to test the current draw. My understanding is that LED's convert most of the electricity to light and very little is lost to heat. My understanding is...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-25-2008, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1,844
Views: 213,637
Posted By Ronyx
ahhh... ok, I'll give that a try. Looks like I...

ahhh... ok, I'll give that a try. Looks like I got the nomenclature mixed up
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-25-2008, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1,844
Views: 213,637
Posted By Ronyx
Loading Topos from Bobcat to zumo

I still haven't been able to figure out how to select topo maps in Bobcat and then load them to my Zumo. In mapsourse there was the selector tool that allowed me to do this.

I asked this before...
Forum: Canada 07-23-2008, 08:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,349
Posted By Ronyx
Blackfoot is the Authorized TT distributor for...

Blackfoot is the Authorized TT distributor for ALBERTA. Moto International will not sell to Alberta. I have spoken directly with Moto International and they were the ones that informed me of this. ...
Forum: Canada 07-11-2008, 07:26 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 31,040
Posted By Ronyx
Hey there, the unknown GSA rider is moi.

Hey there, the unknown GSA rider is moi.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-03-2008, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,844
Views: 213,637
Posted By Ronyx
2.0.0.5 dated may 7, 2008 is all I see. Maybe...

2.0.0.5 dated may 7, 2008 is all I see. Maybe I'm not in the right place.:dunno
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-01-2008, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1,844
Views: 213,637
Posted By Ronyx
I haven't seen the answer to this question in the...

I haven't seen the answer to this question in the thread so I'll pose it here.

how do select topo maps for loading into your GPS. In the windows version I've used the map tool to select the topo...
Forum: Vendors 06-27-2008, 12:26 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 21,229
Posted By Ronyx
Interesting Info

Here is some information some folks might be interested in. In my research of suspension choices I e-mailed Elka directly asking if they used progressive damping like Ohlins. This is their...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2008, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By Ronyx
Thanks for the reminder. I termed it that way...

Thanks for the reminder. I termed it that way because that is how the owners manual explains it and the screw has H and S markings.
Forum: Canada 06-17-2008, 12:38 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 31,040
Posted By Ronyx
Fred said they had a couple of cancellations.

Fred said they had a couple of cancellations.
Forum: Beasts 06-17-2008, 10:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,950
Posted By Ronyx
Elka progressively damped?

I understand that one of the advantages of Ohlins is the progresive damping.

Do the Elka units have progressive damping as well?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2008, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By Ronyx
Thumb Thanks! I told you it was a simple...

Thanks!

I told you it was a simple question.:D
Forum: Canada 06-17-2008, 10:11 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 31,040
Posted By Ronyx
Rooms available at Elks Motel in Keremeos

I called the Elks motel in Keremeos to confirm my reservation today.

Fred told me that if anyone is interested there are two rooms available. One single and 1 double.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2008, 09:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By Ronyx
GSA Rebound Adjustmnet Screw

This is a simple question. On my 2008 GSA the rear shock has a rebound adjusting screw at the bottom on the shock.

I am unclear as to which direction the screw is to be turned for harder and...
Forum: Canada 06-13-2008, 06:01 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 31,040
Posted By Ronyx
thanks, the photo's vid aren't mine. I found it...

thanks, the photo's vid aren't mine. I found it on You Tube and thought it was a pretty good montage.
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2008, 12:03 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 73,600
Posted By Ronyx
I believe that is one of the causes of...

I believe that is one of the causes of addictions. Provide rewards at infrequent intervals. This is how video games and certain types of gambling are in-part designed. It keeps you guessing and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2008, 12:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 935
Posted By Ronyx
I guess we all learn from experience and what is...

I guess we all learn from experience and what is done is done.

Regardless, I am a bit fussy and part of my reasoning is that I noticed they routed the wiring harness on the wrong side of the bike....
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