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Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 1,244,204
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
Funny, I've followed this RR since the fall,...

Funny, I've followed this RR since the fall, loving all of it. I go back to the beginning today and find this, that I somehow missed the first time through. A perfect summary of 14 years spent with...
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 2,084
Views: 331,346
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
That bike is DirtMerchant's from earlier in the...

That bike is DirtMerchant's from earlier in the thread. I agree on the box, though. My 49L is fantastic for a trip, but a genuine eyesore for daily wear. Anytime is a good time for another purchase....
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 2,084
Views: 331,346
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
Thumb Skidplate Fitting

FYI - I put one of these on my 2011 last night. The fiche lists different parts for 2010+ and 2009-. The parts looked awfully close, so I took a chance and bought a 2009 GS takeoff with stock...
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 2,084
Views: 331,346
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
90th update

I stopped by the local dealer yesterday. Surprisingly, the 90th anniversary is a simple color option package. $595 (I think it was that much) with no other option requirements. Tempting.
Forum: Road warriors 11-17-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2,084
Views: 331,346
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
90th

I've been debating an RT purchase for awhile, but have not been in a big hurry. I will buy one of the camheads, 2011+ at some point. Perhaps a fly and ride from AZ?

This specific post was really...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2,084
Views: 331,346
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
90th

I want one of these very badly...
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,400
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
RKA Luggage. Don't forget Barb at Alaska...

RKA Luggage.

Don't forget Barb at Alaska Leathers.
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2,084
Views: 331,346
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
Question for the RT Crew

I'm thinking about getting a new RT, or at least a 2010+ I've searched everywhere, but I just cannot seem to find one with very few options. I'd love to find a "stripper" RT with only heated grips,...
Forum: Americas 04-19-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
Picked up the bike

Picked up the bike south of the city, and headed down to the Big Basin. Some gorgeous trees...and roads. came back north up Skyline drive at sunset. One last night in the city, then north tomorrow...
Forum: Americas 04-16-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
Thanks!

Thanks for the tips. Here for a conference this week, decided to rent a 1200RT, heading out at dawn on Friday, need to have the bike back on Saturday by 1700 and catch a redeye flight back east on...
Forum: Americas 04-15-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
Question 2 days in San Francisco - North or South?

So, I am in San Francisco for a conference, and have 2 extra days at the end. I'm going to rent a bike and head out of the city. My question to everyone is, where should I go? North or South. Any...
Forum: Vendors 10-28-2011, 03:57 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 150,087
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
Thumb Got 'em

Got my MC guard and rear rack extension yesterday. Quality was outstanding as usual, and the service was great. Thanks Rick:clap
Forum: Vendors 10-25-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 54,173
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
Got 'em

Got mine before they sold out. Thanks!:clap
Forum: Vendors 10-25-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 80,794
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
Got 'em

Got mine yesterday, put them on tonight. About a 3 minute procedure, with a perfect fit. Exactly as described. The road test is tomorrow's commute. Thanks:clap
Forum: Vendors 10-20-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 80,794
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
Payment sent

Payment sent via Paypal. Thanks for the deal! :clap
Forum: Vendors 10-08-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,459
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
Got 'em

Super fast delivery. Good quality. Thanks!:clap
Forum: Vendors 10-04-2011, 05:08 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,459
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
Ordered

Paypal headed your way for some pins:D
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,110
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
Thumb Great

Tied for best addition with my Ohlins. They took the stock GSA windscreen from a head buffeting, maddening problem to an infinitely adjustable, decent airflow non-problem. They allow a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 41,622
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
Question O-rings

I did this converson awhile back, and it has worked out very well. Does anyone have a part number for replacement O-rings so I can source them locally? I emailed the company awhile back, and they...
Forum: Vendors 05-30-2010, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1,250
Views: 218,882
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
Custom

Barb,

You sent me a dualsport natural for my GSA a year or so ago. I haven't taken it off since, fantastic.

I'm going to order a large for my 1150RT. Spotted, the wilder the better, grey...
Forum: Road warriors 05-26-2010, 01:22 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 75,154
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
Roving eye

My eye is roving, too, that's why I'm on this thread. Any interest in a fully farkled 2004 1150GSA swap? I'm tired of fighting my 30" inseam.:evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2010, 10:30 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 100,204
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
1150 Gsa

1150 GSA. With my 30"inseam, it was interesting.
Forum: Vendors 03-05-2010, 01:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,418
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
Count me in

PM sent
Forum: Hacks 02-26-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 635
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
Electrical Question

This may be better off in the garage section, or elsewhere, but it is Hack related.

I've been talking with Jay at Dauntless motors about adding a Hack to my 2004 GSA. With apologies to MikePa for...
Forum: Vendors 02-03-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,383
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
Absolutely In

Put me down for a couple copies:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,173
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
Just call Dan

+1 on Dan. Just give him a call, don't worry about being a total Noob, he'll ask all the right questions. Worked for me, shocks came a couple days later and they've been great.:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-30-2009, 10:47 PM
Replies: 784
Views: 102,878
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
36 when I started

I was 36 years old when I finally got a bike. I almost bought one in college (Honda Hawk GT), against my parents wishes, but it was sold out from under me 30 minutes before I showed up with cash in...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2009, 09:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,429
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
My $.02

I have an 1150 GSA. Seemed shockingly high for my stumpy legs (5'10" but 30" inseam jeans). Went with GS Ohlins and a custom Rich's mod of the original seat. Tiptoes to near flat floot, seat is...
Forum: Vendors 12-01-2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 38,329
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
1150s are out!

Saw the 1150s on the website. PM Sent!! :clap
Forum: Vendors 10-31-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 150,087
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
Got it

Plate arrived faster than expected, great quality, easy install. Thanks :clap
Forum: Vendors 10-20-2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 38,329
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
Sounds great...sign me up:clap

Sounds great...sign me up:clap
Forum: Vendors 10-18-2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 38,329
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
Love it

ANy chance you'll make these for those of us with 1150 GS's? Priceless, makes me laugh everytime I see it.:rofl
Forum: Vendors 03-09-2009, 09:55 AM
Replies: 905
Views: 134,523
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
Got my new set of Ohlins last week, and put them...

Got my new set of Ohlins last week, and put them on Yesterday. What a difference! I used the standard GS size on my ADV to help get my stumpy legs on the ground. What a change 1/2 an inch can make....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,639
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
Greta - a big, sturdy German Gal. Not the...

Greta - a big, sturdy German Gal. Not the prettiest, but always good to go and always a good time. Goes down occasionally, always at least a little dirty...you get the idea.:D
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2008, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
Went back to the garage last night, after about 2...

Went back to the garage last night, after about 2 hours, and the coupling went together without any difficulty.

I need to take the tank off over the weekend to do an HID conversion and stow the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2008, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
Did that with all of them, no help with this one....

Did that with all of them, no help with this one. I'll give it a couple of hours and try again.
Forum: Vendors 09-09-2008, 08:01 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 150,087
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
Got them today

Got my 1150 GS ADV skidplates today. Excellent product, very rapid turnaround. Thanks! :D
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2008, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
Question Quick disconnect help

So after 2 simultaneous failures of the original QD's, I followed the advice here and bought some Omega replacements. By the way, before my question, let me just say that customer service with Omega...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2008, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 546
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
Yeah, I figured that's probably the answer. My...

Yeah, I figured that's probably the answer. My fear is with the plastic lines, that I'll end up breaking one of those and be totally screwed.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2008, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 546
Posted By NavyDiveDoc
Question Fuel line question

First post from a total Noob. New to me 2004 GS Adventure arrived last week. 600 miles since then and I'm wondering why I waited so long to buy one.

So I went to replace the battery, took off the...
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