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Old 04-07-2014, 05:09 AM   #4486
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Full circle.
We don't know until we try. Right?

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Old 04-07-2014, 07:19 AM   #4487
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Nice ride

Now That is an Awesome wife.
Looks like a great ride. Now this rotator cuff surgery recovery time is really starting to bug me.

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The people close behind me heard my bike backfiring. Turns out it was the key switch. The switch was getting bounced around by the weight of the other keys on the ring. It was causing intermittent switch-off of the ignition. Whoopsie! All sorted now.

And…this was the test ride for my wife on the back of the R100GS. It isn't a great 2-up bike for a day ride. She much preferred the 1200GSA for passenger comfort. Got the thumbs up to go get one. What kind of husband would I be to ignore my wife's comfort? I'll keep the R100GS for solo rides. R1200GSA for rides with wifey.

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Old 04-08-2014, 10:54 AM   #4488
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FTB ignition switch

Sounds like your ignition switch was made by GM

Was a great ride on roads I had never been on, thought I knew them all!!!
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Old 04-08-2014, 04:48 PM   #4489
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Hey FTB it sounds like your bike may have been backfiring but your plan to get a new 1200 is running on both cylinders
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Old 04-08-2014, 05:09 PM   #4490
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Wink A cunning plan...

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Hey FTB it sounds like your bike may have been backfiring but your plan to get a new 1200 is running on both cylinders
Damn! I've been found out! Shhhhhhhh!
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Old 04-08-2014, 05:38 PM   #4491
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Was a great ride on roads I had never been on, thought I knew them all!!!
You can't go wrong following Andrew.
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Old 04-08-2014, 09:32 PM   #4492
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Nice route. Nice pace. Thanks for letting me and my 900 lbs gorilla riding bud crash.

Them fried clamies hit the spot.

I netted about 160 miles total today. Not bad for the first joy ride of the season. Got home and did some yardwork.. then gravitated back towards the internal combustion toys and got the KLX's carb torn down and ready for its spa treatment.
Agreed says the guy on the gorilla. Nice pace and nice meeting some fine people. Thanks.
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Old 04-12-2014, 04:55 AM   #4493
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Hey FTB it sounds like your bike may have been backfiring but your plan to get a new 1200 is running on both cylinders



The missus and I will be trying out a new 1200 Adventure today.
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Old 04-12-2014, 05:59 AM   #4494
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The missus and I will be buying a new 1200 Adventure today.
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G-mornin Andrew
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Old 04-12-2014, 06:47 AM   #4495
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The missus and I will be trying out a new 1200 Adventure today.
You will love it! My wife won't ride with me but still was OK with me getting it... and the Harley, and the KTM
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Old 04-12-2014, 02:24 PM   #4496
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Cool2 We knew how that would turn out...

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Old 04-12-2014, 02:58 PM   #4497
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Looks like you finally got the right color.







































Nice looking bike, Andrew.

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Old 04-12-2014, 03:52 PM   #4498
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Very nize.
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Old 04-12-2014, 05:05 PM   #4499
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Looks like another nice day for a ride tomorrow.
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Old 04-12-2014, 08:31 PM   #4500
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I rode to Bretton Woods for some late season snowboarding today! Great riding all around. Lots of chrome on the road today along with my salty, muddy, studded KLX. It was nice to finally ride in warm weather. I'm done with riding in 0º-30ºF weather...at least until next winter.
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