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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 12:30 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,620
Posted By TUCKERS
I didn't see anything wrong with that organized...

I didn't see anything wrong with that organized ride through NYC. Looked like a lot of fun and thousands of spectators.
Did I miss something?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By TUCKERS
I superglue the nuts in the bracket, makes...

I superglue the nuts in the bracket, makes working on them a lot easier.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By TUCKERS
We lost a spacer for about six months. it showed...

We lost a spacer for about six months. it showed up in a recess of the tire changer, right where we left it.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By TUCKERS
After you put the bolt in doesn't the tab cover...

After you put the bolt in doesn't the tab cover the bottom hole?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,302
Posted By TUCKERS
Hi Rene :clap Sorry for your troubles,...

Hi Rene :clap

Sorry for your troubles, should have ridden a DR650 :deal:lol3

Probably happened when your possum scraper was re-installed.

OR when changing the tires they automatically...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 774
Posted By TUCKERS
Input shaft alone is over $350. Then you'll need...

Input shaft alone is over $350. Then you'll need clutch parts and tranny/seals bearings. It's over $1000 for parts alone if you do the tranny in full.

It's at least a $2000 job or more.

It's...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 823
Posted By TUCKERS
All BMW's are California compliant and comply...

All BMW's are California compliant and comply with the rest of the USA too! They just make ONE all compliant version.

Look at the smog sticker, it will either say 50 state or California...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-14-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 287
Posted By TUCKERS
Depending on where you spend the previous night...

Depending on where you spend the previous night one day is plenty to get a taste of DV paved roads.
Book a room in Shoshone at the motel and start your day from there and take 178/190 through the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,095
Posted By TUCKERS
Nothing wrong with this guy. You don't need...

Nothing wrong with this guy.

You don't need smog equipment for DMV verification, you WILL need a California Compliant sticker though with those miles.

Good for you for snagging a great bike...
Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2,936
Views: 247,155
Posted By TUCKERS
James and I and DSM8 (Dave) rode Angeles Crest...

James and I and DSM8 (Dave) rode Angeles Crest and Angeles Forest, Route 2 and 4 up to Newcomb's today. The mountain did not dissapoint! An absolutely spectacular day with twisties and views that are...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-09-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By TUCKERS
We were at Pozo saloon when a Harley rider pulled...

We were at Pozo saloon when a Harley rider pulled in from the dirt side!

He was crying......honestly he was crying.
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 16,432
Posted By TUCKERS
Across Yosemite. 120 as well. Fine roads. Great...

Across Yosemite. 120 as well. Fine roads. Great camping.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-09-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By TUCKERS
You could do Cleghorn. It's a Jeep trail. Forest...

You could do Cleghorn. It's a Jeep trail. Forest Service road

Exit the 15 north at Cleghorn and turn right.

It's at the bottom of Cajon Pass.

It just goes a few easy miles and exits on to...
Forum: Regional forums 04-08-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,078
Posted By TUCKERS
I'm thinking you are over-thinking it. Hot...

I'm thinking you are over-thinking it.

Hot shower, cold beer. That's all we need. Everything else is gravy.

Maps, routes, hot tubs, whatever.....mostly we are independent types and take the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 16,432
Posted By TUCKERS
Wait until you ride Sonora Pass 108. I think...

Wait until you ride Sonora Pass 108.

I think you'll dig it Ed.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-08-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 30,026
Posted By TUCKERS
Welded on rearsets ...

Welded on rearsets

http://fettler.smugmug.com/Other/Ascot/i-w5SpSz7/0/L/home%20made%20rear%20sets-L.jpg (http://fettler.smugmug.com/Other/Ascot/33306565_jwRMbK#!i=2891859866&k=w5SpSz7&lb=1&s=A)
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-08-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 30,026
Posted By TUCKERS
Got one of those Touratech rear brake master...

Got one of those Touratech rear brake master cyclinders

http://fettler.smugmug.com/Other/Ascot/i-4XHVkrS/0/L/exhaust%20ascot-L.jpg...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-08-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 30,026
Posted By TUCKERS
http://fettler.smugmug.com/Other/Ascot/i-4jjbk2k/0...

http://fettler.smugmug.com/Other/Ascot/i-4jjbk2k/0/L/engine%20ascot-L.jpg (http://fettler.smugmug.com/Other/Ascot/33306565_jwRMbK#!i=2891859731&k=4jjbk2k&lb=1&s=A)

Nice to cool your 50 weight oil
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-08-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 30,026
Posted By TUCKERS
http://fettler.smugmug.com/Other/Ascot/i-vgKrH5d/0...

http://fettler.smugmug.com/Other/Ascot/i-vgKrH5d/0/L/complete%20ascot%20with%20chin%20sponge%21-L.jpg (http://fettler.smugmug.com/Other/Ascot/33306565_jwRMbK#!i=2891859667&k=vgKrH5d&lb=1&s=A)

You...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 978
Posted By TUCKERS
I'm doing it all wrong! I stop my engine by...

I'm doing it all wrong!

I stop my engine by placing the side stand down in first gear/clutch in

Then I turn off the key and walk away.....

I've used the KS a few times when 'I had to lay...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-06-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,620
Posted By TUCKERS
I rode home today in the late afternoon and said...

I rode home today in the late afternoon and said to my self..."self, it's getting dark rather early".....then I realized I had my dark tinted visor...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-05-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,620
Posted By TUCKERS
California is still the BEST state to live...

California is still the BEST state to live in.....and Los Angeles is the most special place to be.

Lots of folks can't even afford to live here, so they lambaste it.

YET.........motorcyclists...
Forum: Latin America 04-05-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 875
Posted By TUCKERS
Container is FULL.

Container is FULL.
Forum: Latin America 04-05-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By TUCKERS
Just check yourself out and check back in again...

Just check yourself out and check back in again five minutes later. I've done that a few times.

I checked in and out as I had to go back for something.
Forum: Latin America 04-05-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,913
Posted By TUCKERS
I also used "I'll stab you in the throat" :lol3 ...

I also used "I'll stab you in the throat" :lol3

Ronnie's cousin ran away and I only showed him my knife!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-05-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,620
Posted By TUCKERS
You even see those home made VW trikes once in a...

You even see those home made VW trikes once in a while...........:norton
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,069
Posted By TUCKERS
When my kids came along I just didn't take the...

When my kids came along I just didn't take the time to ride, I wanted to be with them.

I did have a trials bike I rode up and down the side walk curb and front lawn.

After a while I bought a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,477
Posted By TUCKERS
With leather pants on the outside rain still goes...

With leather pants on the outside rain still goes down in your boot.
Forum: Latin America 04-04-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By TUCKERS
Try just going to a border and cancelling the...

Try just going to a border and cancelling the tvip. If I remember correctly you don't even need the bike, I don't think they check it.

Then new owner can go to a border with bike and get a tvip....
Forum: Latin America 04-04-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,913
Posted By TUCKERS
There you go then. $5. Worth every penny.

There you go then. $5. Worth every penny.
Forum: Latin America 04-04-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 875
Posted By TUCKERS
For anyone that reads this and has left a bike to...

For anyone that reads this and has left a bike to go in our container please email me your email.

Total of 7 bikes are supposedly there but I have only heard from two people!
Forum: Latin America 04-04-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,913
Posted By TUCKERS
I don't see the big deal in paying a helper...

I don't see the big deal in paying a helper $10-$20 if you don't want to do it yourself.
You can just sit by your bike drinking a cold soda an having a snack that is hand delivered to you and let...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-04-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,620
Posted By TUCKERS
I have ridden in every state, California is...

I have ridden in every state, California is definitely in my experience the MOST motorcycle friendly.

Pull up on the interwebs dealing with LEO regarding motorcycles in any state and you will see...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-03-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,620
Posted By TUCKERS
In my personal experience CALIFORNIA is the most...

In my personal experience CALIFORNIA is the most forgiving state in the USA for motorcycle riders.

You will not be targeted.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-02-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By TUCKERS
Some mis-information here. Bike doesn't need...

Some mis-information here.
Bike doesn't need sticker for various reasons...age...miles..registration status

Anything over 25 years old can be registered....'gray market' or not.
Forum: Ride reports 04-02-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2,936
Views: 247,155
Posted By TUCKERS
Hola Marc and Nadia! YES, Daniel and Itziri...

Hola Marc and Nadia!

YES, Daniel and Itziri have the bike in our container!

Also they met Antonio and Bruno and were at their house!

Ride on kids.................you are doing it right!
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,774
Posted By TUCKERS
You two are the best! Are you shipping home...

You two are the best!

Are you shipping home from BA next week?
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 15,257
Posted By TUCKERS
I usually back down ramps with the engine off and...

I usually back down ramps with the engine off and bike in gear and just use the clutch as a brake.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By TUCKERS
If you removed ALL of the pre-load I doubt you...

If you removed ALL of the pre-load I doubt you would gain 3/4" of lowering...and your shock would be awfully soggy.

You should have bought short shocks.

You may be able to send them to Ohlins...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,745
Posted By TUCKERS
I had a Jesse first generation fall off a 2008...

I had a Jesse first generation fall off a 2008 BMW 1200GS. (Lost the side pannier and contents altogether) I hadn't put it on correctly. Both are bolted on now rather than 'quick release'...not a big...
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