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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-20-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7,760
Views: 7,046,560
Posted By OBX-RIDER
Just today riding back into the Kofa Wildlife...

Just today riding back into the Kofa Wildlife refuge on her trusty Super Sherpa, me sweetie, Gigi...

http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p276/OBX-RIDER/Gigikofae_zps7c688cbc.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-17-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3,728
Views: 820,631
Posted By OBX-RIDER
http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p276/OBX-RIDER/...

http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p276/OBX-RIDER/photobucket-105713-1393796280010_zps6d89f417.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 23,915
Views: 4,047,125
Posted By OBX-RIDER
Just spent the last 2 months in SW AZ destroying...

Just spent the last 2 months in SW AZ destroying a set of Pirelli MT-21s. Nothing bad to say at all about them but now running a D606r/MT-21f... Generally ran 17 f & r because of all the rocks ...
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,519
Posted By OBX-RIDER
Just replaced my rear Shinko with 6,500 miles on...

Just replaced my rear Shinko with 6,500 miles on it mostly 2-up. It looked to have another 1,000 left but I promised myself I would replace early with their block throwing history and cheap price.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 25,983
Posted By OBX-RIDER
What he said.... I like my GS for 2 up rides...

What he said....

I like my GS for 2 up rides where we will be going down some ... unimproved roads/trails. But if it is a day of back-country I want to be on my drz.

I recently rode back in...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,076
Posted By OBX-RIDER
There is some small sacrifice in comfort on my...

There is some small sacrifice in comfort on my low drz ... but the ergonomic advantage is worth it. I have yet to end a day because my butt hurt... but that bike is 80% offroad so I am standing a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,076
Posted By OBX-RIDER
http://www.seatconcepts.com/products#!/~/product/c...

http://www.seatconcepts.com/products#!/~/product/category=1671353&id=27688968


I have their low version on my DRZ and like it. Looks like I'll be riding to San Jacinto... :D
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,076
Posted By OBX-RIDER
Seat Concepts r1200gs seat

Was wondering if anyone has the Seat Concepts seat, particularly the lowered seat. I have one on my DRZ400 and like it. I'm just a 3 hour ride from their shop and thought I would run over there and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-29-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 17,171
Posted By OBX-RIDER
I started riding in 1974 shortly after finishing...

I started riding in 1974 shortly after finishing college after surviving flying helicopters in Vietnam. Black was my go to color. I am, after all, a bad dude. :D

Then about 15 years ago my oldest...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,519
Posted By OBX-RIDER
I've got 4,000 miles on a set, most of it 2-up...

I've got 4,000 miles on a set, most of it 2-up and they are doing fine. They've done good on and off-road. I don't push them like Pilot Road 3s but I have drug a peg or two. I check them pretty often...
Forum: Latin America 01-08-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 826
Posted By OBX-RIDER
JD I was so sorry to hear about Lisa. And so glad...

JD I was so sorry to hear about Lisa. And so glad to hear about the wonderful assistance that was rendered to you. A salute to two great guys... :D
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 18,845
Posted By OBX-RIDER
I've got a set of Shinkos hopefully waiting for...

I've got a set of Shinkos hopefully waiting for me in Phoenix. I was trying to make my current tires last until the Karoo 3s came out but it's not going to happen. Now for the Shinkos to last until...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 25,983
Posted By OBX-RIDER
I've been all over the place with this. The worst...

I've been all over the place with this. The worst so faar was a Yamaha XT350. I didn't like it on or offroad. Then a plated XR400. Great offroad ... but you knew you were on a dirt bike onroad. Son's...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 77,653
Posted By OBX-RIDER
I think I have just enough left on my Anakees to...

I think I have just enough left on my Anakees to await the "alpha" tire tests to be reported. As far as cost... meh ...trying to save a few bucks on motorcycle tires has turned out to have...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 18,967
Posted By OBX-RIDER
That's good news! I have a friend whose got...

That's good news! I have a friend whose got 104,000 mis on his 1150GS, done all the routine maintenence himself and hasn't had a bit of trouble. His experience probably allowed me to oevercome all...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 18,967
Posted By OBX-RIDER
Thanks John. I had a couple of straps on the...

Thanks John. I had a couple of straps on the engine guard and a chock and was careful not to overtighten the handlebar straps but I will be more attentive about that in the future. I have some Ancra...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 18,967
Posted By OBX-RIDER
Due to an injury I can't ride for a month so my...

Due to an injury I can't ride for a month so my fun is going to start by learning to do the 18,000 mis service and a Russell Day Long saddle...:D
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 18,967
Posted By OBX-RIDER
I've been keeping an eye out for a while. Mine's...

I've been keeping an eye out for a while. Mine's an '05 with 18,010 mis at a price I couldn't walk away from...
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 18,967
Posted By OBX-RIDER
Unlike the fellow who started this thread I'm...

Unlike the fellow who started this thread I'm bringing one home...

http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p276/OBX-RIDER/photobucket-50139-1358960509515.jpg

:D
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,770
Posted By OBX-RIDER
More like 6.1 lbs per US gallon, 7.3 Imperial...

More like 6.1 lbs per US gallon, 7.3 Imperial gallon...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 18,967
Posted By OBX-RIDER
An FW 190-A4 I believe...and the markings...

An FW 190-A4 I believe...and the markings indicate the Eastern front. I would dearly love to fly one of those. I did once get to fly a P-40 and I checked out in the yellow peril, a Stearman. But the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 18,967
Posted By OBX-RIDER
OK ... as a non BMW guy ... who has ridden...

OK ... as a non BMW guy ... who has ridden motorcycles for 40 years and puttered about doing light maintenance on them.... most of the R1200 GS problems look solveable to me. It appears the right...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 18,967
Posted By OBX-RIDER
The ABS light on the 'dash' is on prior to start...

The ABS light on the 'dash' is on prior to start but then goes off to the best of my recollection...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 18,967
Posted By OBX-RIDER
Disabled as in switched off or failed...?

Disabled as in switched off or failed...?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 18,967
Posted By OBX-RIDER
Pardon my ignorance, all the labels on the...

Pardon my ignorance, all the labels on the switches were gone, what does a red light on the top of the switches on the clutch side of the handlebars mean?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 18,967
Posted By OBX-RIDER
My son was all about how superior his KTM 400 was...

My son was all about how superior his KTM 400 was to my DRZ and one oil change later he's got that thing for sale...:D

Anyone else want to tell me how I can't loose getting a 05 1200GS @...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 18,967
Posted By OBX-RIDER
I have a toyhauler and am getting ready to head S...

I have a toyhauler and am getting ready to head S by SW for a few months. My original plan was to tote my ST1300 for two up 2-3 day trips and my DRZ for one up exploring. But that is straining the wt...
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3,867
Views: 611,593
Posted By OBX-RIDER
I've come close to getting a Valkyrie Interstate...

I've come close to getting a Valkyrie Interstate a coupla times. I dunno, I just like flying acrobatically in airplanes (and helicopters but keep that quiet) and taking corners fast on...
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 3,867
Views: 611,593
Posted By OBX-RIDER
I thought I had that covered w/ the '67 BSA...

I thought I had that covered w/ the '67 BSA T'bolt... :D
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3,867
Views: 611,593
Posted By OBX-RIDER
Uhhhhh what about the VFR800, Ducati 996, SV650S,...

Uhhhhh what about the VFR800, Ducati 996, SV650S, KLX650c, DRZ400s, KL250G, GSX-r750 and BSA T'bolt... do I need to sell them too...:huh

(My friend's wife may have a point... :cry)
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3,867
Views: 611,593
Posted By OBX-RIDER
OK. I own an ST1300 that my wife really likes for...

OK. I own an ST1300 that my wife really likes for 2-up. I like it too...except for July and August. it's not really super hot... but I feel some heat. ( I feel so dirty for admitting that. Don't tell...
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 282,071
Posted By OBX-RIDER
http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p276/OBX-RIDER/...

http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p276/OBX-RIDER/001-Copy.jpg

Evening ride...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-18-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By OBX-RIDER
We had extra coffee this morning enjoying the...

We had extra coffee this morning enjoying the campsite and just ... being. I sometime act like a human doing ... and need to focus more on being. Doing can become like a disease and the bain of our...
Forum: Americas 09-18-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,092
Posted By OBX-RIDER
FWIW I am in the middle of a trip report of the...

FWIW I am in the middle of a trip report of the BRP now... http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=826922 . I have done the pkwy dozens of times and have learned a few lessons. The speed limit...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-18-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By OBX-RIDER
Many Easterners who ride know about the parkway...

Many Easterners who ride know about the parkway ... but maybe for middle America and Out Westerners some comment is in order. It is four hundred and eighty something miles of 2 lane carved into the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-17-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By OBX-RIDER
We left Otter Creek (~ mp 60) at the crack of 11....

We left Otter Creek (~ mp 60) at the crack of 11. The really bad thing was we missed breakfast at the Peaks of Otter Lodge (~ mp 87) , the good thing is we could get lunch. :) Between the hurry of...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-17-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By OBX-RIDER
Dawn dawned...and I awoke ... rolled over and...

Dawn dawned...and I awoke ... rolled over and fell back to sleep. I blame the pleasant burbling of Otter Creek immediately next to our campsite. And that it had been about 2 am when I finally fell...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-17-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By OBX-RIDER
I'm Bored Let's BRP

So the surf got too big to paddle out...then it got junkie with lots of side shore drift. Like a 9 year old I got the "I'm boreds..." A look at the weather forecast confirmed mild pleasant weather...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-16-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7,760
Views: 7,046,560
Posted By OBX-RIDER
Naww ... JD did way better than that with Lisa...

Naww ... JD did way better than that with Lisa ......

You know how you see the ordinary looking dude with a babe ...? That's JD and Lisa. ... :D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-13-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7,760
Views: 7,046,560
Posted By OBX-RIDER
I was sipping on a cup of coffee when this girl...

I was sipping on a cup of coffee when this girl walked in the room....and gave me this look...

http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p276/OBX-RIDER/Gigi76.jpg

I was ....smitten. A friend knew a...
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