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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 58,134
Posted By GapRunr
Almost! I rode the TW200 around the yard...

Almost! I rode the TW200 around the yard yesterday!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-24-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 58,134
Posted By GapRunr
These would be sweet! Check out all the holes...

These would be sweet! Check out all the holes to mount RAM balls, multiple GPS's, coffee makers, etc.

http://www.dualsporttouring.com/ImageHosting/ADVRider/G650GSRamBar.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-24-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 901
Views: 58,134
Posted By GapRunr
Glue the turn signal and live with the crooked...

Glue the turn signal and live with the crooked bar till the ice and snow are gone. You wouldn't want to replace it twice in the same season....
Forum: Trials 02-22-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,262
Posted By GapRunr
I like what I have seen so far, but I am not in...

I like what I have seen so far, but I am not in the market for a very powerful tricked out 300. If they want to ditch the ecu mapping feature and a few of the lightweight components to save a few...
Forum: Trials 02-22-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,227
Posted By GapRunr
We certainly live in a world of "bigger is...

We certainly live in a world of "bigger is better".

I haven't seen anyone mention it yet but in the early 2000's there were two different model lines if GasGas. There was the Pro which was newer,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-12-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 36,125
Views: 9,400,474
Posted By GapRunr
While that riding behavior seems more common on...

While that riding behavior seems more common on HD and other cruiser types, it's not exclusive to them. I used to commute through Deals Gap every day, and I've had every demographic of car, truck and...
Forum: Trials 02-09-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2,945
Views: 375,527
Posted By GapRunr
Yesterday I competed in the ETTC Trials event at...

Yesterday I competed in the ETTC Trials event at Breezy Hill Farm in Maryviile, TN.

39 riders showed up and the even better news is that we had easily 50-75 spectators come out to watch. :clap
Forum: Trials 01-26-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2,945
Views: 375,527
Posted By GapRunr
I took off the 7 year old stale rubber tires and...

I took off the 7 year old stale rubber tires and replaced them with a set of new Dunlop 803's. The old tires had gotten to the point where the tread wasn't flexible but the sidewalls were very...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 36,125
Views: 9,400,474
Posted By GapRunr
They are beyond clueless. I'm 99% positive that...

They are beyond clueless. I'm 99% positive that this picture isn't from the Dragon. I commuted the road for 7 years and still ride it for fun from time to time, and I don't recognize that curve.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 36,125
Views: 9,400,474
Posted By GapRunr
The local paper had the story on the front page...

The local paper had the story on the front page today, along with a stellar picture showing the true danger of the Dragon.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 36,125
Views: 9,400,474
Posted By GapRunr
This has also been done at Deals Gap. They would...

This has also been done at Deals Gap. They would pull half of their car off the road, wave you by, and then radio your tag to a waiting officer down the road who had an illegal passing ticket for you.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,702
Posted By GapRunr
Add me to the list of owners who have had the...

Add me to the list of owners who have had the rear U-joint fail. My front one is fine but the rear is really notchy. The bad news is that a new driveshaft costs a little over $900. The good news...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,702
Posted By GapRunr
…and that would be perfect if you were looking to...

…and that would be perfect if you were looking to motard the GS and put a 120/70-17 front and a 180/55-17 rear on it!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 36,125
Views: 9,400,474
Posted By GapRunr
He's running Anakee 3's. And if your so...

He's running Anakee 3's.

And if your so inclined (pun intended) you can get that far over on most of the name brand tires out there, even decent knobbies. I've scraped my side stand and center...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,751
Posted By GapRunr
True, but they also pierce through the insulation...

True, but they also pierce through the insulation to reach the conductive wire. I also like Posi-Taps ( we sell them as well as the Relay Triggers. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,751
Posted By GapRunr
The only place to tap into the low beam is up...

The only place to tap into the low beam is up front. That being said allow me to insert a shameless plug here for something that will let you do this without touching the factory wire in any way.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 36,125
Views: 9,400,474
Posted By GapRunr
Lots of people have blown out their fork seals...

Lots of people have blown out their fork seals doing this, usually because they tie them down too tight. I usually tie the front down by the lower triple with the front wheel in a chock. That way...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 36,125
Views: 9,400,474
Posted By GapRunr
If they get the call 10 minutes sooner they get...

If they get the call 10 minutes sooner they get there 10 minutes sooner. It takes well over 30 minutes for an ambulance to get to an accident scene on the Dragon, and often far longer.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 36,125
Views: 9,400,474
Posted By GapRunr
"Yes, that's true but the smoke making crew has...

"Yes, that's true but the smoke making crew has been working 24 hours a day and it will be all back to normal by the weekend." :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 36,125
Views: 9,400,474
Posted By GapRunr
Well, actually I did commute the Dragon, for 7...

Well, actually I did commute the Dragon, for 7 years. I wouldn't want cell phone coverage for when I am driving or riding, but it would have been convenient to call for an ambulance on the dozens...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 36,125
Views: 9,400,474
Posted By GapRunr
Needs a car tire. :hide

Needs a car tire.


:hide
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-30-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 705,121
Posted By GapRunr
In Utah

Here's a link to my view in Utah a couple of weeks ago.

I have a much larger version if it needs to be cropped at all.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By GapRunr
Just to clarify a few ambiguities 1 -are...

Just to clarify a few ambiguities


1 -are "Aux lights" the OEM auxiliary lights, and then you also have a set of Rigid lights that you just installed?

2 - When the key is on, the OEM aux...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,876
Posted By GapRunr
<sigh> I miss my original fuel strip that lasted...

<sigh> I miss my original fuel strip that lasted for 80,000 miles. It was pretty accurate. If my trip meter said X and my remaining range was Y, I would always go about X+Y on a tank. i.e. if...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,008
Posted By GapRunr
The first time the issue arose I was at 8,000...

The first time the issue arose I was at 8,000 feet and it was about 70 degrees, so definitely not related to freezing.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,008
Posted By GapRunr
I'm the traveler that was having the issue. It...

I'm the traveler that was having the issue. It was specifically related to altitude. The closer I got to 10,000 feet the worse it would get. I bled the system myself after Grand Junction BMW said it...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,876
Posted By GapRunr
another failure

80,000 miles on my 07 GSA and the fuel strip appears to have died. I'm still on my original fuel strip, and have used everything from pure premium to "questionable less than regular grade" fuel.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,876
Posted By GapRunr
If the bike has the On Board Computer it has a...

If the bike has the On Board Computer it has a fuel strip. If it does not have the optional on board computer then it has a float.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,428
Posted By GapRunr
They are, or can be, matched to your ignition...

They are, or can be, matched to your ignition key. It's a center cut key, and matched to your ignition. While it can be picked, the person who has those skills would probably be focused on a more...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-06-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,802
Posted By GapRunr
Hey, that's us! Thanks Patrick. There are...

Hey, that's us! Thanks Patrick.

There are quite a few independent mechanics in this area, but one of the best Airhead guys around is Ed Huey at Huey's Cycle Service. (865) 201-6655 . He's also...
Forum: Airheads 07-30-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,619
Posted By GapRunr
all taken care of

We got him squared away. I went and picked him up in the shop truck with the Uber Ramp and brought him back to Dual Sport Touring so he could use our lift and tools. We had a new drive shaft sent...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-29-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 315
Posted By GapRunr
Need a place in Trinidad, CO to deliver tires Friday

Hi folks.

I'm a dealer in East TN who provides support to people who are riding the TAT. We currently have 8 riders from New Zealand who left our shop last week and will be in need of tires soon....
Forum: Vendors 07-22-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 631
Posted By GapRunr
Sale pending....

Sale pending....
Forum: Vendors 07-16-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 631
Posted By GapRunr
bump for a very rare gas tank

bump for a very rare gas tank
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,402
Posted By GapRunr
It's part of their soon to be national...

It's part of their soon to be national advertising slogan.

Loud Pipes Sell Cameras.

:lol3
Forum: Vendors 07-09-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 631
Posted By GapRunr
New in Box R100GSPD Tank Kit

Our shop is selling this for a customer who is constantly traveling so hasn't got the time to be answering emails and phone calls.

He is asking $2,500. I'll forward any reasonable offers to him....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6,273
Views: 1,091,871
Posted By GapRunr
Nah… Not enough lights for the Griswold wagon! ...

Nah… Not enough lights for the Griswold wagon!

:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6,273
Views: 1,091,871
Posted By GapRunr
That's the Saddlemen Adventure Track seat. I had...

That's the Saddlemen Adventure Track seat. I had a Sargent for the first 65,000 miles that I really thought was a great seat, then I tried this when my rep suggested it. (I own a shop that sells...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6,273
Views: 1,091,871
Posted By GapRunr
Yes, that is another name for it. Hydrographics,...

Yes, that is another name for it. Hydrographics, Water Transfer Printing, and Water Transfer Painting are one and the same.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 6,273
Views: 1,091,871
Posted By GapRunr
Not today, but over the last week or so... ...

Not today, but over the last week or so...

I had the gas tank, beak, and rear parcel shelf painted with "water transfer painting" (lots of video on Youtube about the process) in a weathered...
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