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Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 94,922
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Huh? Not sure where you heard that. I'm at 1000...

Huh? Not sure where you heard that. I'm at 1000 miles now on TKC 70's. ~80% road. It has been dry here, so I can't say much about wet weather performance on pavement or dirt. The tires have very...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7,735
Views: 436,400
Posted By Telemarktumalo
And in this, we find agreement. :freaky ...

And in this, we find agreement. :freaky

http://telemarktumalo.smugmug.com/Bicycles/i-QTkdr3D/0/L/standard-L.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-09-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,903
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Winter has been very gentle on us in the Pacific...

Winter has been very gentle on us in the Pacific NW. Not much snow and temps well above normal... sorry to all of the cyclists and moto bike riders in the NE USA. I never really put my bikes away...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Thanks JVB. It appears the problem was solved...

Thanks JVB. It appears the problem was solved simply by a mere 1/4 turn tightening of the valve stem. I'll notify the BMW shop to hold on to their $149 valve stem/TPMS unit:D
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 14,988
Posted By Telemarktumalo
I have to agree that the GS will do a lot more...

I have to agree that the GS will do a lot more than my current skill-set allows. I also have a smaller bike that is more nimble and much more forgiving in technical terrain. Tougher to when I drop...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,167
Posted By Telemarktumalo
No change in ride height with adjustment of...

No change in ride height with adjustment of damping, but my 2012 will absolutely increase in ride height front and rear, when increasing spring preload via the ESA controller. I've never actually...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Thanks for the tips guys. It is definitely not...

Thanks for the tips guys. It is definitely not the valve stem core that is leaking, but a leak where the valve stem seals against the rim. I followed JVB's advice and tightened the valve stem using...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Thanks Jim, I'll give it a tighten and report...

Thanks Jim, I'll give it a tighten and report back.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Front tire leak at valve stem

My front tire is losing pressure from around the base of the valve stem. No leak noted from the valve stem core or from the tire bead. I replaced the tires last month and had the local...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,389
Posted By Telemarktumalo
These look great. Is that film or plasti-dip?

These look great. Is that film or plasti-dip?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-26-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,464
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Yep....fortunately I got "throwed clear". Cops...

Yep....fortunately I got "throwed clear". Cops told me I was lucky I wasn't wearin' my seatbelt and I had a few beers in me to help me relax. :1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 94,922
Posted By Telemarktumalo
I have 500 miles on mine and I have noticed no...

I have 500 miles on mine and I have noticed no whining or noise. Have had them up to 100 mph on a few occasions and no issues. Seem to handle well. Only minimal wet weather thus far so can't vouch...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-21-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,721
Posted By Telemarktumalo
I suggest the de-caf

I suggest the de-caf
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7,735
Views: 436,400
Posted By Telemarktumalo
My bad. I was wrong. It appears that I can ride...

My bad. I was wrong. It appears that I can ride my bike on sidewalks in suburban areas. Looking at the traffic ordinances in my city and most of those around Oregon, it is only illegal to ride on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-09-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7,735
Views: 436,400
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Seriously? You are going to lecture us on how we...

Seriously? You are going to lecture us on how we ride our bicycles? Let's see. I can heed your advice, an obvious hater of bicycles and bicyclists on roads. Or, trust the advice of cycling...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7,735
Views: 436,400
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Fail. Seriously? Riding a bicycle on a sidewalk...

Fail. Seriously? Riding a bicycle on a sidewalk is a moving violation 100% of the time. If you have your bicycle on the sidewalk, you are required to walk beside it.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,176
Posted By Telemarktumalo
A friend of mine parked his new '14 LC in his...

A friend of mine parked his new '14 LC in his driveway as he was cleaning his garage. Back inside, he heard a crash and walked out to see his bike further down the slope on its side. He had...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7,735
Views: 436,400
Posted By Telemarktumalo
I can watch that video 100 times and my view is...

I can watch that video 100 times and my view is unchanged. The cyclist was riding a predictable line near the curb as he entered a congested situation. Just seconds before, the garbage truck passed...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-07-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7,735
Views: 436,400
Posted By Telemarktumalo
So typical of bicycle haters that you both CS and...

So typical of bicycle haters that you both CS and CW have interpreted this as the cyclist's fault. Afterall, he never should have been on that road. Nevermind that he had a right to be there, was...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,596
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Just Don't Try This

Center stand or side stand. Use what you want. However, I have learned to always have the bike in neutral when pushing off of the center stand. I learned this the hard way. I keep my bike on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-06-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7,735
Views: 436,400
Posted By Telemarktumalo
I disagree that cars generally have a better view...

I disagree that cars generally have a better view of the road in front of me. For one, I'm sitting higher than most cars and I have fewer distractions than the average cager. Here is a good example...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,176
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Sorry about the damage Jim. Fortunately, it...

Sorry about the damage Jim. Fortunately, it appears that all of the damage is cosmetic, and I'm sure you will make the bike beautiful again. I can't think of anyone else who will make meticulous...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,661
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Looks great!

Looks great!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7,735
Views: 436,400
Posted By Telemarktumalo
I hear you, but re-read these posts from a...

I hear you, but re-read these posts from a cyclist's perspective. If I ride out by myself and have to use a bit of the lane to safely protect myself, I may hold up a car, or even several, as I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 81,363
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Stopped by my local Harley shop at the suggestion...

Stopped by my local Harley shop at the suggestion of one of the ADV inmates and picked up a liter of S100. The sales folks were nice enough and were even nice after I said I rode a GS.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1,026
Views: 385,381
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Another year or two and LED will be the only...

Another year or two and LED will be the only light offered. The price will come down with the benefit of volume pricing. Their superiority is clear on all counts currently, except for cost. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-04-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7,735
Views: 436,400
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Mr. Center Stand. Give this a read and tell us...

Mr. Center Stand. Give this a read and tell us all that you side with the cage drivers. I dare you. This is what cyclists are faced with every day. You wonder Why we ride. You may never...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-04-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7,735
Views: 436,400
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no...

Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
H. G. Wells (http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/h/h_g_wells.html)
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,767
Posted By Telemarktumalo
I have the 31/38 TT Zega Pro's on my '12 GS with...

I have the 31/38 TT Zega Pro's on my '12 GS with the cutout for the pipe. I looked at the TT liner bags at $180 for a pair and decided to pass. I talked with the folks at Kathy's who said that the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7,735
Views: 436,400
Posted By Telemarktumalo
When there is peace in the Middle East?

When there is peace in the Middle East?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-29-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7,735
Views: 436,400
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Enlightenment

http://blogs.bicycling.com/blogs/roadrights/taking-bullies

Fortunately, state laws are being passed to address bicyclist harassment. I am strongly considering a Go-Pro type camera for my bicycle...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-29-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7,735
Views: 436,400
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Perhaps he is afraid that the judicial system...

Perhaps he is afraid that the judicial system will be stacked with bicycle haters and he won't get a fair shake. It has happened, you know?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,706
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Very interesting. Why are you changing the...

Very interesting. Why are you changing the header but not the can?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-28-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,617
Posted By Telemarktumalo
I love it. I really enjoy watching drivers try...

I love it. I really enjoy watching drivers try to disguise their use of cell phones - talking and texting. In my locale, I would bet 1/5 drivers are doing this within minutes of exiting their work...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-28-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,491
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Agreed. I assume that 90% of cages cannot see me...

Agreed. I assume that 90% of cages cannot see me and the other 10% can see me and want to kill me.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-27-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,605
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Sorry to offend John, just having a bit of humor...

Sorry to offend John, just having a bit of humor with the whole gluten intolerance fad. I'm a natural born skeptic and love to laugh at popular trends. But, if your wife and daughter have celiac...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-27-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,605
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Oh Boy. Well, you asked for it. ...

Oh Boy. Well, you asked for it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unkIVvjZc9Y
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-27-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 7,735
Views: 436,400
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Assuming that you are not trolling/baiting, I...

Assuming that you are not trolling/baiting, I will weigh in here. First, it appears that the cyclist is carrying a box of some sort and lashed on to his rear rack. It was probably centered...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 21,673
Posted By Telemarktumalo
http://telemarktumalo.smugmug.com/Other/2012-BMW-R...

http://telemarktumalo.smugmug.com/Other/2012-BMW-R1200GS/i-84qvT9R/1/L/IMG_2585-L.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-24-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7,735
Views: 436,400
Posted By Telemarktumalo
Amen, Brother. I think about the stupid crap I...

Amen, Brother. I think about the stupid crap I did as a kid and am lucky to have not injured someone... or worse. One hopes that something good will eventually come from situations like this, but...
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