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Forum: Face plant 09-29-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,547
Posted By MotoADHD
Love your KTM! It will sell quickly. 5 weeks...

Love your KTM! It will sell quickly.

5 weeks now & feeling much better. Clavicle is about half way there. Ribs still hurt miserably, but oddly getting used to it.

As you can see from my first...
Forum: Face plant 09-24-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,547
Posted By MotoADHD
Adventrue Bikes Don't Crash Well

31 days ago I was having the time of my life blasting up a winding gravel mountain pass on my F800gs. I was using the rear brake to back the bike in and the throttle to slide the rear end around and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-19-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 223,895
Posted By MotoADHD
I had the Altrider Lower and Upper crash bars. 25...

I had the Altrider Lower and Upper crash bars. 25 days ago I went down hard off road and the Altrider bars did their job. Obviously, crash bars do not always save your bike, but they can save the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-18-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,115
Posted By MotoADHD
On closer inspection, I discovered that I also...

On closer inspection, I discovered that I also broke the bottom right portion of the radiator that mounts to the support bracket. Even if I buy the kit, I'm still lacking the bottom right as it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-17-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,115
Posted By MotoADHD
I broke my L upper mount three weeks ago, along...

I broke my L upper mount three weeks ago, along with my clavicle & 2 ribs. Crash bars do not always save the day. I went down hard on a gravel road and my Altrider crash bars (lower & upper bars)...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-17-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,061
Posted By MotoADHD
I broke my upper L mount (along with my collar...

I broke my upper L mount (along with my collar bone & two ribs) three weeks ago. I fell hard but I'm still pissed off :(:. I bent my sub frame too. That's the problem with these bikes. While they do...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-16-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By MotoADHD
I just got back from a San Diego to NE South...

I just got back from a San Diego to NE South Dakota round trip (3,743 miles) & my Giant Loop tank bag really did a number on my center panel. The replacement part is $200ish. In the future I'll use...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By MotoADHD
That I had a pretty hardcore ride, really pushed...

That I had a pretty hardcore ride, really pushed myself, saw a snapshot of that part of the country, and took in some amazing sights; North Rim of the GC, Vermillion Cliffs, Cave Dwellers, Lander,...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By MotoADHD
Put that in your pipe & smoke it!

Nothing epic here, but I did just do San Diego, CA to Webster, SD round trip in 5 days on my F800gs - 3734 miles. Day 1 took me up 89A past Flagstaff & into Cedar City via the 14. Day 2 across WY,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-17-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 21,790
Posted By MotoADHD
I just ordered the "sticker" version for $241...

I just ordered the "sticker" version for $241 less than the 15% BMW dealer discounted quote. While I do prefer the laser etched version, I'll make do with just fine with the plain jane version. I was...
Forum: Americas 06-02-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By MotoADHD
San Diego CA to Watertown SD?

I'm planning quick blast from San Diego, CA to Watertown SD & back in early August for a family gathering. My wife & kids are flying. Outbound, I will be heading North through NV, then East through...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-29-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,140
Posted By MotoADHD
+1 on the soft bags. I just got my F800GS & I'm...

+1 on the soft bags. I just got my F800GS & I'm heading towards the Touratech Racks (stout 18mm tubes) & Kriega ADV's of maybe the Wolfman bags. A huge bonus is that soft bags probably won't F up...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-29-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,377
Posted By MotoADHD
Snappy throttle, really? Try a KTM 990. I had to...

Snappy throttle, really? Try a KTM 990. I had to tell my buddies when we swapped bikes to "hold on tight" in the slow stuff so they did not end up on their ass. I don't find the clutch to be all that...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-24-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,088
Posted By MotoADHD
+1 on not using the 10mm washers. I installed...

+1 on not using the 10mm washers. I installed these yesterday on my '14 800gs. With the washers, the risers rotated freely & the bars felt like crap. Once removed, everything snugged up properly. I...
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 1,231
Views: 260,044
Posted By MotoADHD
Pulling the Trigger

I've owned BMW, Honda, Ducati, Yamaha, Suzuki, KTM and Triumph, but never a Kawasaki. That's going to change early next as I'm picking up 2014 Ninja 1000 abs. Why? It checks off all the right boxes;...
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1,231
Views: 260,044
Posted By MotoADHD
Yes, there is a 12 step for porn. Sadly, nothing...

Yes, there is a 12 step for porn. Sadly, nothing yet for MC's. I'm in the grips of a 27 year long MC addiction.

Today I'm riding a Street Triple R. I love it, as it is just so much damn fun in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 37,744
Posted By MotoADHD
I did about an hour on a '14 LC today. Including...

I did about an hour on a '14 LC today. Including a 12 mile out & back on a local canyon road, with many tight 2nd & 3rd gear turns, elevation changes, good and bad pavement & thanks to a recent...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 37,744
Posted By MotoADHD
I have a Camhead. I just back from a four day...

I have a Camhead. I just back from a four day 4,000 blitz from San Diego to Western Canada and back for my younger brother's wedding. I camped two of the three nights and the weather was absolute...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,996
Posted By MotoADHD
Best to have a set of each. Just remember, you...

Best to have a set of each. Just remember, you also need two sets of bolts as they are longer for the wire wheels. I run the Metzeler Tourance Next tires (awesome road tire) on my cast wheels and the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By MotoADHD
Thank you, much appreciated

Thank you, much appreciated
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By MotoADHD
I got such an overwhelming plethora of responses...

I got such an overwhelming plethora of responses I solved my own problem, The aluminum guards don't fit on the right side so your F'kd. Anyone else drinking too much tonight?
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,218
Posted By MotoADHD
I just picked up a '95 CR. Two things I love...

I just picked up a '95 CR. Two things I love about this bike;

1) With the right jet kit & a nice set of pipes you will never be confused about whether or not it's a motorcycle

2) You will never...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,218
Posted By MotoADHD
Muy Excellenate!

Muy Excellenate!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By MotoADHD
Touratech Crash Bar Clearance Question?

I installed the TT lower crash bars on my '12 R1200 GS. After taking a Rawhyde class last weekend, I decided to add the BMW OEM Aluminum Cylinder Head Cover Guards (that come stock on the GSA) due to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,610
Posted By MotoADHD
Congrats!!! Riding can become a "spiritual...

Congrats!!!

Riding can become a "spiritual malady" - you may find that you miss a workday (or three) cause you just can't get your mind off riding.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,523
Posted By MotoADHD
"touratech garbage and the electrical stuff they...

"touratech garbage and the electrical stuff they messed with that they value so highly is a turn off to me. Half the garbage bolted onto these bikes I'd want to remove and throw in the garbage...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,610
Posted By MotoADHD
I purchased a '12 R1200 GS last September and at...

I purchased a '12 R1200 GS last September and at the time I did not think I was going to want the WC. Now my '12 GS looks like a rolling Touratech showroom and the versatility of the bike is like...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 2,116
Views: 561,834
Posted By MotoADHD
While it makes my 2012 GS look like an "old nail"...

While it makes my 2012 GS look like an "old nail" - I'm going to wait for the hybrid ;-) I love that the clutch basket is up front and bolt on sub-frame. At the dealer, the whole package appeared to...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 5,097
Views: 819,990
Posted By MotoADHD
I'm in the process of turning my 2012 GS into a...

I'm in the process of turning my 2012 GS into a rolling Touratech showroom (cause I'm a shit howdy adventure riding man now). I'll get my kids to toss some potting soil from the garden on the wheels...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 48,847
Posted By MotoADHD
I spooned on the K6o's last week as I'm attending...

I spooned on the K6o's last week as I'm attending BMW's off-raod school in a couple of weeks. What surprised me is how well they work on-road. They do just fine on the tight, bumpy, dirty paved roads...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,026
Posted By MotoADHD
I guess if it's all about milage, like for a long...

I guess if it's all about milage, like for a long trip, get the standard Tourance. Coming from a sport bike background where I was only getting 2,000 mile F&R, I'm thrilled to get get 4K from my...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 25,610
Posted By MotoADHD
I just picked up a '12 R1200 GS. Maybe the luck...

I just picked up a '12 R1200 GS. Maybe the luck of the draw, but this one has only burned a couple of ounces in first 1,500 miles. My '09 GS & my '04 R1150R were both thirsty and consumed nearly half...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,096,031
Posted By MotoADHD
Water cooled BMW boxers = end times. Repent for...

Water cooled BMW boxers = end times. Repent for the Kingdom of Heaven is near!
The 1st horseman of the apocalypse will be Airheads muttering "You gotta a water leak" & giggling as one when the new...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 16,142
Posted By MotoADHD
Awesome responses. I thought I was really going...

Awesome responses. I thought I was really going to take it in the rear from both sides, but what I got was some really great support. I love you guys!

I think I am going to get the Fat Bob. No...
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 16,142
Posted By MotoADHD
I've got serious issues, I want a Harley

Ok, I've owned just about every bike out there. My current bikes are a KTM 990 SMT & a BMW R1200r, but never a Harley. I'm thinking about selling both of them and getting a Dyna Fat Bob. I rented a...
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 168,158
Posted By MotoADHD
I got the Remus Hexacone too. It's very quiet...

I got the Remus Hexacone too. It's very quiet even with the DB killer removed. I like it, though visually I'd rather it was about 4 inches shorter.
Forum: Australia 03-19-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,424
Posted By MotoADHD
Came out of bar (I know, I know) on a cold rainy...

Came out of bar (I know, I know) on a cold rainy night... Thumbed the starter, put my '94 CBR 600 in gear, let the clutch out and immediately dumped the bike on it's side (with me underneath it) into...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 168,158
Posted By MotoADHD
You won't Follow Herr Herm around by a trail of...

You won't Follow Herr Herm around by a trail of pennies... maybe ice cream drips, but not money. Yes, he still rides. In fact, the der Alpine Koing is going back to Europe this Spring. He says the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 168,158
Posted By MotoADHD
It looks like the Remus (it's gorgeous) requires...

It looks like the Remus (it's gorgeous) requires a mid-pipe where the exhaust servo valve is installed. Does the Remus require the removal of the valve? I had to do that on my Yamaha FZ1 & the bike...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2,315
Views: 624,380
Posted By MotoADHD
Sorry, no pic, little help please

I'm looking for a thread that covers riders switching to Harleys. I've spent my entire adult life on sport bikes / sport tourers. I always felt Harleys were to big and slow to get out of there own...
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