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Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,095
Posted By KsFolly
Motoventures Jimmy Lewis Rawhyde Are all in...

Motoventures
Jimmy Lewis
Rawhyde
Are all in Southern California
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 983
Posted By KsFolly
Maybe a trailer for all the gear. And the bikes....

Maybe a trailer for all the gear. And the bikes. :)
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 368
Posted By KsFolly
Rowher flats report

We went to Rowher flats mid April.

Not too busy.

Free campsite. (Need an adventure pass)

You can get a decent toy hauler/camper up there.

The gps is all messed up. Head north on the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 782
Posted By KsFolly
I'm going to go out on a limb and suggest...

I'm going to go out on a limb and suggest something totally different. Get a yamaha XT250.

My wife is 5'6"

There's a 1000 people that will say the 650 is a great bike. And I'm one of them. But...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,935
Posted By KsFolly
I havent a huge amount of mileage with AeroStich,...

I havent a huge amount of mileage with AeroStich, but last thanksgiving I ordered a two piece RoadCrafter.

FIrstly it was ordered at their "popup" in SoCal, While I was there I was talking to Andy...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,500
Posted By KsFolly
Just worried I over filled it and busted...

Just worried I over filled it and busted something. Anyway. Chain tensioner crush washer it was.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,408
Posted By KsFolly
Getting started off road riding

Www.Motoventures.com in Anza it's about an hour from you.
They also have a big bikes day sponsored by BMW escondido on March 29th. But don't wait. Go this weekend on their bikes. 250's and 450's...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By KsFolly
GS Offroad Class Near Pomona, CA

BMW escondido is organizing a big bikes day at MotoVentures.com
It's $145 for the day on your bike. More on his.

It's march 29th.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,500
Posted By KsFolly
R1200GS 2012 Oil leak

So my friends, I have a wee oil leak..
drips down to the exhaust and makes smoke or just enough to splatter on my new aerostich Hi Viz ballistics.. not what I wanted for my birthday...

So......
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 943
Posted By KsFolly
At a certain point. You just know what's right...

At a certain point. You just know what's right and what's not right. That's right before you over torque a spark plug.
Forum: The Garage 02-03-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 377,539
Posted By KsFolly
So I was 400 miles from home at 9.30pm when the...

So I was 400 miles from home at 9.30pm when the alternator died. And we absolutely had to get home. http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/04/susy5u2y.jpg
True it's a car not a bike but still counts right?...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-01-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 714
Posted By KsFolly
Phoenix/ Tucson area bike storage??

If I can ride it while you are gone. Then I have space in San Diego. I'll come fetch it. No charge for pickup or "storage". :)
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,662
Posted By KsFolly
the V1 absolutely works. I constantly get "out...

the V1 absolutely works.
I constantly get "out of visual range" indication of officers.
Ie if I pay attention to it then for radar enforcement it works.

I live in San Diego (well 30 miles north)...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,725
Posted By KsFolly
I just got a 2 piece stich also. I agree pants...

I just got a 2 piece stich also. I agree pants feel "hanging down low" when off the bike. I wish the zipper attachment was 2 inches more up my back.

I'll ride it a little more and call them. I'm...
Forum: Vendors 12-31-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 1,339
Views: 133,486
Posted By KsFolly
2004 R1150RT Wideband O2 Sensor Project

No I don't have one.

This will be my next big ticket item!

Have a good New Year.

Thanks Roger for your stellar effort !!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,021
Posted By KsFolly
1170 pelican case mounted to license plate frame

Well not sure I agree

I'm moving my tools that I already carry in my top box into this new box.

If you look at a side profile of an adventure top box it overhangs far back. Beyond the license...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,021
Posted By KsFolly
So the 1200 was too small for my plan. ...

So the 1200 was too small for my plan.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/12/31/temy8u9a.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/12/31/ja7era5u.jpg

I'm waiting for a 1400 now

K
Forum: Vendors 12-31-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1,339
Views: 133,486
Posted By KsFolly
So do we still need the boosterplug if going the...

So do we still need the boosterplug if going the AF-XIED route on a '12 1200?

Thanks

K
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,791
Posted By KsFolly
Also My more advice. Get the foreskin...

Also

My more advice.

Get the foreskin suit. I did but now a year later I've also purchased a roadcrafter (my self Christmas present)

And pick boots based on the amount of protection they...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,791
Posted By KsFolly
I was you last October. I went to a pair of...

I was you last October.

I went to a pair of skilled instructors who over about 20 on road hours taught me on a 250 rebel all the skills (figure 8's) and DMV circles and cone weaves to pass the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,021
Posted By KsFolly
Well I just ordered a Pelican 1200. Maybe...

Well I just ordered a Pelican 1200.

Maybe this holiday I'll find the time to install it.

Its hopefully big enough that I can anchor it to my adventure case rear brace bar like the "storm cases"...
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,934
Posted By KsFolly
Rob, I've been letting it warm up for a...

Rob,

I've been letting it warm up for a minute before setting out. I have a steep hill climb here in sunny but freezing :) Escondido as soon as I turn out of the drive. But it's no different to a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,578
Posted By KsFolly
On the right side the cap was and gas always been...

On the right side the cap was and gas always been there.

On the left side. When the canister vent line was attached I had the surging.

I purchased another cap from the dealer and removed the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,578
Posted By KsFolly
Stalling and Rough Idle

Ok

Good ride out of the way ( I got sick).

Engine works nicely.

Thank you for all advice. I'll do the rest of the 'ectomy when I do an HID install.

In summary I had to put a cap on...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2013, 04:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,578
Posted By KsFolly
So an update: I just bought another plug from...

So an update:
I just bought another plug from the dealer and disconnected the canister line connection to the throttle body. I then plugged the line with the cap from the dealer.

I had to...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,565
Posted By KsFolly
My family of 5 is heading to motoventures sunday...

My family of 5 is heading to motoventures sunday the 10th.

Noobs welcome. Big bikes or his bikes.

K
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,578
Posted By KsFolly
I guess my point was would it be freely covered...

I guess my point was would it be freely covered under warranty..

but to be honest I'd rather not have te risk of this happening again with a fresh Canister

To "unplug it" all I need to do is...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,226
Posted By KsFolly
I'm not sure why I said center. I meant side. My...

I'm not sure why I said center. I meant side. My son and I mount whilst on the side stand all the time. He's twelve and always ready before me (less to do) so he mounts and waits.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,578
Posted By KsFolly
As in Canisterectomy? Its still in...

As in Canisterectomy?

Its still in warranty.. barely a year old..

Or just unplug it?

Or will it flush out with heat and use?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,226
Posted By KsFolly
I'm 6"1 and 220lbs and I and my 100 lbs son mount...

I'm 6"1 and 220lbs and I and my 100 lbs son mount while on the center stand all the time.

He perches on and then I hop on.

I have a GS not a GSA.. but my stand fairs fine.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,578
Posted By KsFolly
I had filled up at a Chevron dealer with 91 about...

I had filled up at a Chevron dealer with 91 about 2 miles before.
I then drove up over a steep hill about 2500 feet vertically and then down the other side figure 15 minutes ride from the gas...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,578
Posted By KsFolly
Hi Roger, I fully checked the throttle body...

Hi Roger,

I fully checked the throttle body end for a incorrect seating cable end..

I havent had the bike apart, nor has the battery been disconnected or gone low.

This is pretty drastic.....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,578
Posted By KsFolly
Stalling and Rough Idle

So I'm at 10500 miles.
I did a valve clearance and TB sync using Harmonizer at 8500.
I didn't do the GS911 parts as I haven't bought that yet.

Bike was running FINE this morning..

Then I...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,565
Posted By KsFolly
The OP wasn't going crazy. He was on plain marked...

The OP wasn't going crazy. He was on plain marked "roads".

The GS can do those.


That said my wife chose to take her 650gs on "roads" twice.

First time resulted in her cracked...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,565
Posted By KsFolly
First time off road, ever.

Not sure if I'm busting a rule here. But there is a local forum. San Diego adventure riders. SDAR

smaller community. A few pigs. Mostly hard core trail riders with 250-400's

Way out of my...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,565
Posted By KsFolly
First time off road, ever.

C90dan.

Give www.motoventures a good look. I have no interest in them. ( I'm not related not do I hold any stock)

But rather than blowing $2-3k at rawhyde. You might find that the $175 will be...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,565
Posted By KsFolly
First time off road, ever.

I'm in Escondido too. Feel free to hit up if you are going adventuring.

Yesteryear's bike for me !

I went to www.motoventures.com in Anza (an hour away from us). Likewise I had little...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-24-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,378
Posted By KsFolly
Here's a bucket list of places and nice hotels ...

Here's a bucket list of places and nice hotels

Checkem out with google.

Hotel Del Coronado
L'auberge Del Mar
Ritz Carlton Pasadena
Fairmont San Francisco
Clairmont in Berkeley
Mission...
Forum: Airheads 04-24-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,034
Posted By KsFolly
How much ?

How much ?
Forum: Vendors 04-23-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1,291
Views: 233,449
Posted By KsFolly
Ok. Offer still stands. Collateral can be more if...

Ok. Offer still stands. Collateral can be more if need be. Will ride 150 miles. So basically Los Angeles to the border is fine.
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