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Forum: Regional forums 09-16-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 70,922
Posted By tomballos
Oh well I'll see you there.

Oh well I'll see you there.
Forum: Regional forums 09-16-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 70,922
Posted By tomballos
Another CroMag newbie here. Departing Hyde Park,...

Another CroMag newbie here. Departing Hyde Park, NY about 8:30 Thursday morning. Put together a nice route up through the Hudson Valley, into Western MA and zig zagging to the Campground. Should be...
Forum: Regional forums 09-01-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 70,922
Posted By tomballos
Well folks I'm in and very looking forward to the...

Well folks I'm in and very looking forward to the event. My first overnighter this year. Arriving Thursday, departing for breakfast at 7:00 AM and leaving from Hyde Park, NY about 8:00. If anyone...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,570
Posted By tomballos
I ride primarily the TKC's. I have tried other...

I ride primarily the TKC's. I have tried other DS tires and they don't seem to last as long or give me the off road capability. I have to ask if anyone using the Pilot Road 2 or 3's is getting the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 790
Posted By tomballos
From what I've heard it sounds like a good idea. ...

From what I've heard it sounds like a good idea. Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 790
Posted By tomballos
OK,,, all is well in motorcycle land. I just got...

OK,,, all is well in motorcycle land. I just got back from a few hours riding in the Hudson Valley. She is purring like a big cat in heat and running like a jaguar on knobbies.

It was bad gas...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 790
Posted By tomballos
I'm pretty anal about maintenance on this thing. ...

I'm pretty anal about maintenance on this thing. I do my own and pretty regular. Its actually running smoother than ever and throttle response is very crisp. But your right at times she has run...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 790
Posted By tomballos
My fingers are crossed for it to be the fuel but...

My fingers are crossed for it to be the fuel but I'm starting to have second thoughts as I rule things out, things are starting to feel mechanical. I've done the TPS reset a couple times, no luck. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 790
Posted By tomballos
Thanks, I just went out and looked, everything...

Thanks, I just went out and looked, everything looks snug and in place. The slighest twist of the throttle makes everything fine and she revs great without ant hesitation.

I tried disconnecting...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 790
Posted By tomballos
07 GSA Stalls at Idle

Help!!! I'm having a problem with my engine stalling at idle. As long as I'm on the throttle anywhere above an idle she runs well. As soon as I release the throttle is stalls. I have tried...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2010, 08:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,215
Posted By tomballos
Mountain bike??? I can't even imagine riding...

Mountain bike??? I can't even imagine riding that trail. That's a definite OMG.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2009, 06:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,281
Posted By tomballos
The mushroom plugs (Stop and Go) have never...

The mushroom plugs (Stop and Go) have never worked for me. They stay in for a few miles and then just fall inside the tire. There isn't enough tire thickness for them to hold themselves in place. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2009, 05:05 AM
Replies: 23
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Views: 1,333
Posted By tomballos
I love the TKC's. They are truly confident...

I love the TKC's. They are truly confident inspiring if you ride off the pavement. On the road they handle great probably because you don't expect it and they just stick. The only draw back comes...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2009, 03:22 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 19,394
Posted By tomballos
Let me through my two cents in for Cliff's. ...

Let me through my two cents in for Cliff's. Yesterday morning I called service to schedule the antenna ring and map update for my 07 GS Adv and let them know I was having battery problems. I ask...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,497
Posted By tomballos
The damn bike has been so good to me it's the...

The damn bike has been so good to me it's the first scooter I have ever owned that came ready to ride out of the box.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2009, 09:13 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 26,237
Posted By tomballos
Forget the cases. Do you ever wash that thing? ...

Forget the cases. Do you ever wash that thing? j/k

I like the fact you made them yourself and saved a ton of money. And I think once you continue through to the finished product and spend some...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2009, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By tomballos
I think I remember reading something about Dyna...

I think I remember reading something about Dyna Beads not working at slower speeds and needing the higher speeds (not sure how fast, probably 50+) for the beads to move and stay in position.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2008, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,227
Posted By tomballos
What??? A noisy GS?

What??? A noisy GS?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2008, 05:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,035
Posted By tomballos
Is that the gap or distance from the electrode,...

Is that the gap or distance from the electrode, 8mm? I pulled and cleaned mine at the last valve check and noticed they were all different.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2008, 04:51 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 15,204
Posted By tomballos
Great idea. I remember once I was unable to pick...

Great idea. I remember once I was unable to pick up my bike and I was all alone on a muddy trail. A Park Ranger ended up coming by and giving me a hand. But the jack would have been handy.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2008, 06:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,991
Posted By tomballos
I also have a Sargent seat on my 07 R12GS...

I also have a Sargent seat on my 07 R12GS Adventure. I didn't ride the stock seat long enough to know whether it was good or bad. But I can say this about the Sargent and that is it's good but it...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2008, 05:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,464
Posted By tomballos
I've always had bad luck leaving the side stand...

I've always had bad luck leaving the side stand down even when just rolling the bike in or out of the garage as it catches on something or I trip on it. The GS/A is a tall beast to take off the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2008, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,120
Posted By tomballos
Knocking on wood and... Bought my 07 GSA at the...

Knocking on wood and... Bought my 07 GSA at the tail end of 07/2007 and closing in on 19k on the Odo. So far the only problem I'm having is finding the time to ride and finding a tire that can...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2008, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 996
Posted By tomballos
Mine worked perfectly. As mentioned earlier the...

Mine worked perfectly. As mentioned earlier the lids have two loose hinges to be able to be open from the front or back. Now let me get back to my first sentence,,, mine worked perfectly until I...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2008, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By tomballos
The Corbin website is a bit confusing to me. ...

The Corbin website is a bit confusing to me. They combine the 1150 and 1200 as one option but only show pics of the 1150. I emailed them with questions but they didn't respond.

Do you have the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2008, 08:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,272
Posted By tomballos
I started with the 07 GS Adv and added: The...

I started with the 07 GS Adv and added:

The three BMW hard cases
5" PIAA driving lights and light bar
Zumo 550
Beltronics RX65
AutoCom
Motorola GMRS radio
Sargent seat
Front fender extender
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2008, 06:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,203
Posted By tomballos
One thing for sure our current 12GS bikes will...

One thing for sure our current 12GS bikes will still be kicking and screaming (relative term) in 2013.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2008, 04:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,203
Posted By tomballos
Wow,,, can't imagine two people both having the...

Wow,,, can't imagine two people both having the same dreams. But I do think it's inevitable that the new engine eventually makes it into all the boxers.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2008, 05:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 877
Posted By tomballos
I've got 12 months and 17k on an 07 GS Adv. My...

I've got 12 months and 17k on an 07 GS Adv. My Radar Detector tells me that their is low voltage in the system when I start the bike.

So my question to you all is a warranty one. The bike is...
Forum: The Garage 08-04-2008, 04:50 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,667
Posted By tomballos
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2008, 05:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,574
Posted By tomballos
I ordered one from Adventure MotoStuff...

I ordered one from Adventure MotoStuff (http://www.amotostuff.com/). Got a good price, under $700 delivered. Their site mentioned it would fit on the 06 year. When they went to order one for me...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2008, 06:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,084
Posted By tomballos
I had my primary plugs out when I performed the...

I had my primary plugs out when I performed the 12K service. They are the two prong type. How are these two and/or four prong plugs gapped? I now how to gap the old single prong plugs by setting...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-02-2008, 04:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By tomballos
Awesome. Glad you got your new ride home.

Awesome. Glad you got your new ride home.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-11-2008, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By tomballos
Kev, Looks like a decent day at the show. ...

Kev,

Looks like a decent day at the show. I have noticed all the vintage Indians, BMW's, sidecars, and many other bikes riding up and down route 9 all week. Enjoy,,, especially with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2008, 09:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,193
Posted By tomballos
I removed the TKC's from my GS at 400 miles and...

I removed the TKC's from my GS at 400 miles and put on a set of Anakees. I did this because I thought the TKC's were foolish to run on the road. Since my off road riding consists mostly of unpaved...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2008, 08:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,716
Posted By tomballos
If you think you are going to replace the part...

If you think you are going to replace the part anyway how about cleaning and packing the plug in place with some heat resistant epoxy or JB Weld or some other similar product. I'll bet it will hold...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-24-2008, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By tomballos
That entire area is an orgasm of great riding. ...

That entire area is an orgasm of great riding. From Port Jervis heading out route 97, the Hawks Nest, is a great starting point. Only a mile or so of twisties but it leads to a whole lot of fun.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-31-2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 9,987
Posted By tomballos
I think we got to Phoenicia around 1:45. We were...

I think we got to Phoenicia around 1:45. We were a bit behind my estimate. We ate at the Restaurant with the big lumber jack carving.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-31-2008, 01:23 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 9,987
Posted By tomballos
I had changed the folder date on the server and...

I had changed the folder date on the server and forgot to update the link. Oops. There are some other pics and a short video in that folder as well.

Linky...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-31-2008, 05:20 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 9,987
Posted By tomballos
No probs guys. My youngest is now 18 but I...

No probs guys. My youngest is now 18 but I remember back in the day... See you on the road.
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