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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-22-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,188
Posted By jachard
I grew up out here and then moved West for...

I grew up out here and then moved West for college(Flagstaff, AZ and Prescott AZ). Stayed a while then came back east.

I feel like a fish out of water here now that I'm back. If you enjoy any...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-06-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 22,646
Views: 1,516,358
Posted By jachard
Come to my 'hood where some step in traffic on...

Come to my 'hood where some step in traffic on purpose to collect insurance money:eek1

WTF
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-06-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 22,646
Views: 1,516,358
Posted By jachard
Yes, pedestrians paying attention and following...

Yes, pedestrians paying attention and following the rules is a whole big issue that they will never address. My vote is to give pedestrians 100$ tickets for disobeying walk signals, pretty simple. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 19,014
Posted By jachard
I think you are touching yourself too much to...

I think you are touching yourself too much to think a high performance motorcycle is going to run 200K without needing any major $ service or repair. Hell, I'd like to see a car with equal...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,580
Posted By jachard
I think the biggest issue with BMW factory...

I think the biggest issue with BMW factory maintenance schedules is that they do not take into account harsh conditions. As an example, my Toyota Tacoma manual calls out quicker differential and air...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,240
Posted By jachard
I went 21" and never looked back. The bike is...

I went 21" and never looked back. The bike is MUCH better in the dirt and on the highway it's fine too, I scrape pegs frequently with TKC's on. I'm also running the Rallye Moto Triple clamp and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-05-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By jachard
I hope Black Bear will be, it's the only one in...

I hope Black Bear will be, it's the only one in the San Juan's I haven't done:cry

How are California and Hurricane?

Cheers, James
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-05-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By jachard
Awesome! Thanks for the fantastic link! ...

Awesome! Thanks for the fantastic link!

Cheers, James
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-05-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By jachard
Alpine Loop Conditions

All, A friend of mine are planning a pilgramage to the Alpine Loop, then on up the Colorado backcountry Route. We will be arriving in Durango on the 1st of July. We have both ridden out there in...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,712
Posted By jachard
I'll second that. I was in the ER strapped to a...

I'll second that. I was in the ER strapped to a backboard after getting in an accident and having every scan know to man done on me. When the ER Dr. came to see me he held my helmet up next to me...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,532
Posted By jachard
^this. I weight all my luggage and myself before...

^this. I weight all my luggage and myself before fully loaded excursions to make sure I'm well within the manufacturers specs for loading. Then adjust accordingly the following:

1. tire pressure...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By jachard
R1200GS tank pad

All, My google-fu is failing me.... I'm looking for a tank pad for my GS. I don't want one that looks like Alien's spine, just a simple rectangular one, preferably in Carbon fibre. I've tried all...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-22-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,427
Posted By jachard
I have some good GPS tracks of some "secret"...

I have some good GPS tracks of some "secret" riding in the New Milford area. PM me if you want them and I'll pull them off this weekend. There are lots of over zealous land owners in the NE corner...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-22-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 854
Views: 48,838
Posted By jachard
To those who were camped with boinoodle! I...

To those who were camped with boinoodle!

I left a pair of trail sneakers at the campsite. If anyone knows of there whereabouts or picked them up, please PM me so I can be reunited with them!
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,115
Posted By jachard
Just curious, how often did you change the FD...

Just curious, how often did you change the FD oil? Also, what was the weight of you+passenger+gear?

EDIT: saw you did 3 FD changes, was that over the course of ~45,000 miles? If so, I would have...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-15-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 22,646
Views: 1,516,358
Posted By jachard
Rob, I did something almost identical to what you...

Rob, I did something almost identical to what you are doing. I purchased a bike in Seattle and the owner allowed me to keep his plate on the bike(registration was current), I purchased insurance and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-13-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,224
Posted By jachard
Awesome, I'm using a mac for all this so Carbon...

Awesome, I'm using a mac for all this so Carbon copy cloner it is, thanks!
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,609
Posted By jachard
What grade of stainless? What grade bolt? DIN...

What grade of stainless? What grade bolt? DIN standard?
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,055
Posted By jachard
For me, there are two distinct areas regarding...

For me, there are two distinct areas regarding armor where the Adventure Rally is better. The first is the size and thickness and the second is placement/containment. The Adventure rally armor...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-11-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,224
Posted By jachard
Question Garmin TOPO micro SD question!

All, My gf purchased the Northeast TOPO for me and I have a question. Is it possible to put the data on another, larger micro SD card? I'd like to free up some space on my Montana 600.

Cheers,...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,055
Posted By jachard
So, I've had my Adventure Rally 2 now for a...

So, I've had my Adventure Rally 2 now for a couple of months and feel I'm in a good position to give a review so here goes.

Rider Stats: I'm 5'9" and 170lbs. I wear a medium and for me it has a...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,765
Posted By jachard
Question I tried these out(the blue play doh ones) and...

I tried these out(the blue play doh ones) and found that in the heat they practically melt out of your ear. I also followed their directions and haven't really been able to get a good seal and once...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-03-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By jachard
signed. This state is unbelievable. The amount...

signed. This state is unbelievable. The amount they chase people off their own property as well as state owned property that is rightfully the taxpayers is sickening.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By jachard
I run the Conti TKC80's up to 110mph on hardback...

I run the Conti TKC80's up to 110mph on hardback dirt and sand without a hitch. I also have a 21" front wheel and a Ralle Moto steering damper which helps immensely with high speed stability on the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-01-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,454
Posted By jachard
There is some secret stuff north of New Milford,...

There is some secret stuff north of New Milford, CT. Due to the many physical and sociological pressures in the NYC area, dirt bike riding is high on the list of percieved "unsavory" activities...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 777
Posted By jachard
Yup, pretty straightforward though. I ride 80%...

Yup, pretty straightforward though. I ride 80% off-road so I can see how it would fail. Having both wheels leave the ground frequently is hard on stuff:)


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Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 777
Posted By jachard
Wish that was the case with my grommet but mine...

Wish that was the case with my grommet but mine is definitely blown out. When I tried to remove it from the headlight housing it literally was hanging on by a thread around the inner circumference...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,150
Posted By jachard
I would start with the o2 sensor and see if that...

I would start with the o2 sensor and see if that helps. it sounds like you have changed a fair amount on the bike so if it were me I would show up at his shop with the following:

1. All of your...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,150
Posted By jachard
Looks to me like you are running super lean!!!!! ...

Looks to me like you are running super lean!!!!! Have you had the bike on a dyno to get a good AFR reading across the RMP range?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 777
Posted By jachard
All, The root cause of my issue was the grommet...

All, The root cause of my issue was the grommet that Paul referenced above. My headlight guard does not mount to the headlight assy. I have ordered a new one but I'm in the process of reverse...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 777
Posted By jachard
Question R1200GS Headlight jiggle

Soooo, I have a 2012 R1200GS and the headlight assy shakes like a mofo while I'm riding. From what I can see, there is a pin on the bottom that controls the angle of the headlight relative to the...
Forum: Australia 04-22-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By jachard
Precis, thanks for the insight. My gf and I...

Precis, thanks for the insight. My gf and I spend a LOT of time camping all over the US to get away from the masses of NYC so some peace and quiet will be welcome. Good to know about the bike...
Forum: Australia 04-21-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By jachard
Coming to OZ in November!

All,
My gf and I will be coming to your great country for two weeks in November. We are flying into Sydney and staying wit ha few friends, then off to?

A couple questions: 1. Can we rent a bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,162
Posted By jachard
Country of Origin?

Country of Origin?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 921
Posted By jachard
I chose the no guard/roll cage option and went...

I chose the no guard/roll cage option and went with the Machineart Moto covers. My bike has been down numerous times in the dirt with no issue and the machine art products have done their job...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-10-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 854
Views: 48,838
Posted By jachard
Hey Ross, thanks for the insight and thoughtful...

Hey Ross, thanks for the insight and thoughtful post. I'll definitely join seeing as your group puts on some fantastic events. See you in May!

Cheers, James
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By jachard
I've owned both and here are my observations: ...

I've owned both and here are my observations:

1150:
well built
great street manners
heavier than the 1200 by a bunch and noticeable
easy to maintain


1200:
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-09-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 854
Views: 48,838
Posted By jachard
Bummer, I understand the need to curb speeding...

Bummer, I understand the need to curb speeding though. GPS routes can definitely be made to highlight speed zones etc. if you ever want to go this way in the future I'd be happy to help.

Cheers,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-09-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 854
Views: 48,838
Posted By jachard
Will there be .gpx files available? I seem to...

Will there be .gpx files available? I seem to remember last year someone mentioned they might be offered this year.

Thanks in advance!

James
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 579
Posted By jachard
Give Ted Porter at the Beemershop a call too. He...

Give Ted Porter at the Beemershop a call too. He sells Wilbers, Hyperpro, Yacugar and Ohlins I believe. He is a fantastic resource.

We a lucky as consumers to have so many great shock...
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