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Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2012, 04:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,374
Posted By Fish36991
Thanks everyone

Thanks to everyone for the well wishes...

We are looking for a class right now that we can make it to. The dealership that I bought the bike from has a loaner Rebel 250 to learn on if you use on...
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,374
Posted By Fish36991
She really does have her own helmet....

Here is a pic of us in our normal riding gear. It's not in the picture but she does have her own helmet...I swear....

http://i1062.photobucket.com/albums/t487/fish3699/100_0066.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,374
Posted By Fish36991
I knew it...

HaHa....I knew that would happen. She has all the gear but she is barely hitting second gear every now and then and just for a second. Personally (and I know others will disagree), I don't think...
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,374
Posted By Fish36991
Picture

Here is a picture of her on the new bike. She has been practicing in the yard and doing very well. She love the bike and is extremely excited about learning to ride.

Josh
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-10-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8,124
Views: 7,658,261
Posted By Fish36991
My girl on her new bike

She asked for a motorcycle and a band over an expensive engagement ring so this is what she got. Looks good on her I think....

http://i1062.photobucket.com/albums/t487/fish3699/100_0109.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,374
Posted By Fish36991
Damn....you might be right. Before she said it,...

Damn....you might be right. Before she said it, I was just considering it....but after, I felt I had to. Did she just Jedi mind trick me????

Crap...it's starting already
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,374
Posted By Fish36991
Thanks to everyone. She is super excited since...

Thanks to everyone. She is super excited since we are headed to Tail of the Dragon this weekend. Since she is still learning, she will be on the bike of mine for now until she gets it down pat and...
Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,374
Posted By Fish36991
Update!!!

She said yes!!!...and we're are getting some bands ASAP so I guess everyone was right. Thanks for the advice from everyone by the way. I just reminded her that I'm bad at keeping secrets or...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-04-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8,124
Views: 7,658,261
Posted By Fish36991
Thanks man.....It's totally bad ass that you rode...

Thanks man.....It's totally bad ass that you rode through Iran...I kind of 'borrowed' a bike in Afghanistan to ride a little but nothing as nice as your bikes.

Josh
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,374
Posted By Fish36991
Popping the Question

Okay....Need advice again.

My girlfriend and I have been dating for almost two years have been talking about marriage...

So, last night she says to me "You know, I would prefer you just get me...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-04-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8,124
Views: 7,658,261
Posted By Fish36991
More Advice

I agree with you somewhat....have you ever sold a wedding ring? I have and EX and you get nowhere near what you put into that stupid ring and you're at the mercy of the jeweler. A bike...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-04-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 8,124
Views: 7,658,261
Posted By Fish36991
Sister..Cousin

She does but I KNOW I have the pick of the litter. She is awesome! She puts up with my crap and doesn't bitch about my toys. The dealer has a white F650GS in the showroom and 'thinks' he has a red...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-04-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8,124
Views: 7,658,261
Posted By Fish36991
Skyway

My plan is to ride the Dragon from the NC side....around the skyway....the dragon from the NC side again and then turn around at the HD dealership and ride the dragon the other way. It will be a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-04-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8,124
Views: 7,658,261
Posted By Fish36991
How lucky am ???

My girlfriend taking a rest after a day of riding
http://i1062.photobucket.com/albums/t487/fish3699/BekkaBike.jpg

Also, need advice. Last night she told me that she would rather me buy her a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-29-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,572
Posted By Fish36991
Something to try

Haven't tried this yet but I will. If you beat me to it, post your results,

Josh

https://discussions.apple.com/message/6309283?messageID=6309283
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-29-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,572
Posted By Fish36991
It will work....sort off

I have the exact setup and here is how it works for me.

I paired the F4 to the iPhone as a headset. The iPhone is also paired to the 550 as a phone. 550 is also paired to the F4. F4 also paired...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By Fish36991
2006

Ray,
It is a 2006....

I thought I got lucky when this popped up and thought I had found someone with the same problem...then I noticed it was you posting.

The potential GSA is a 2008.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,610
Posted By Fish36991
Update

Okay Guys,
Apparently I didn't correctly check the throttle cables. I 'tugged' on each side and they bounced back but the dealership just called and told me that was the issue and the bike was...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,610
Posted By Fish36991
No luck so far

Guys,
I pulled the tank and really thought I had found the problem. The hoses that run to the right side (as your sitting on it) that connect to the tank next to the fuel quick connect were...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,610
Posted By Fish36991
About to start

Guys,
I'm about to go remove the tank again and see if I find anything...wish I hadn't topped it off but oh well. I'm hoping it's a hose issue since I didn't touch the plugs until after it...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,610
Posted By Fish36991
Thanks for the ideas

Hey guys,
I've been traveling and haven't had a chance to try any of these out yet. When I left, there were no suggestions yet and Ray told me there were some good ones to try. I did order a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,610
Posted By Fish36991
Some service now crazy gremlins...help

This is really long so I'm sorry but I wanted to be as thorough as possible.

Ok...It's been awhile since I've posted due to a stint in Afghanistan but I got home and was super anxious to get...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2010, 08:50 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,276
Posted By Fish36991
This sounds like an awesome app. I'll have to...

This sounds like an awesome app. I'll have to look into it.

Josh
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2010, 12:46 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,276
Posted By Fish36991
The app that I'm using has the all the maps...

The app that I'm using has the all the maps stored in the iPhone's memory so it doesn't need coverage to know where it is. Just like a regular GPS off the shelf unit.

It has worked really well...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-17-2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 78,217
Posted By Fish36991
Nice lunch

I had a good time riding out there in the Ural meeting up with everyone and we had a heck of a ride one the back of the property once we got back to the facility. Don't know how close we came to a...
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2009, 03:58 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,276
Posted By Fish36991
The main difference for me besides the preloaded...

The main difference for me besides the preloaded maps is that G-Maps uses the GPS to know when you are approaching turns. In Goggle, you have to hit next when you make a turn while G-Maps counts...
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2009, 04:01 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,276
Posted By Fish36991
:D Honestly, it seems pretty complete as far as...

:D Honestly, it seems pretty complete as far as maps go. I've only used it so far on my commute to work and back and Raleigh is a little light on goat/fire roads. I did notice that even the...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2009, 01:23 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,276
Posted By Fish36991
Does a mod have to move it? So far the...

Does a mod have to move it? So far the navigation app has done really well. Definitely worth the $30 and a lot cheaper than buying a stand alone navigation system. I haven't had anyone call me...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2009, 11:46 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,276
Posted By Fish36991
Have any of you guys connected a bluetooth...

Have any of you guys connected a bluetooth intercom to your iPhone yet? I'm curious of how the integration of the iPhone works with them...I'll find out soon but I would not mind buying one that...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2009, 08:20 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,276
Posted By Fish36991
Do you have a picture of it? Do you just put...

Do you have a picture of it? Do you just put your touch in it or are you using it as a remote?

Josh
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2009, 07:09 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,276
Posted By Fish36991
http://www.mountguys.com/product_p/ipm127.htm ...

http://www.mountguys.com/product_p/ipm127.htm This is the one I have.

I doubt I'll try an otterbox or anything like that because I don't think it will fit in the mount anymore. I'll go redneck...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2009, 06:50 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,276
Posted By Fish36991
I guess just put it in the hard bag and try to...

I guess just put it in the hard bag and try to navigate using road signs. Maybe a ziplock bag over it...I really don't know.

Obviously, I haven't figured everything out yet but I'll tune it in...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2009, 06:25 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,276
Posted By Fish36991
Mount

Oh...and the mount is from mount guys. It's the cheap one. I think I paid $16 on Amazon for it. It was a buck or two cheaper on Amazon rather than directly from their site. The mount is very...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2009, 06:22 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,276
Posted By Fish36991
I bought the xroadsgps g-maps U.S. East. Don't...

I bought the xroadsgps g-maps U.S. East. Don't need the west just yet but it seems to work really well so far. The good thing about the app is it downloads the maps to the iPhone so if you're out...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2009, 05:48 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,276
Posted By Fish36991
iPhone navigation on R1200GS (or any motorcycle)

I bought a motorcycle mount for my iPhone last week and it came in yesterday. I had also bought the G-maps navigation app for the phone so I could use the iPhone for my navigation, phone & iPod.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2009, 04:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,266
Posted By Fish36991
Update

I took the bike to the dealership (Capital BMW in Raleigh) on Friday and they put the bike on the lift immediately. I found the front drive shaft seal was leaking. They drained it to see how much...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2009, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,266
Posted By Fish36991
Went out and checked it at lunch and I can see...

Went out and checked it at lunch and I can see where it's coming out now so here are the pictures. Let me know what you guys think.

Josh

...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,266
Posted By Fish36991
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,266
Posted By Fish36991
Thanks guys....that is bad news if it the FD. ...

Thanks guys....that is bad news if it the FD. The bike only had 1300 miles on it when it got it and I've only put on 1600 miles (past two weeks) so it only has 2900 miles on it. Is that possible? ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,266
Posted By Fish36991
R1200GS Rear Brake Leak....Help

I'll start off by saying that I did do a search and didn't find anyone with the same problem but with my luck, I'm sure I missed it so let me know if it's out there.

Anyway, I've only had my 2006...
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