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Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,857
Posted By Minneso-Cold
Did you put the rescue tape over the cracked boot...

Did you put the rescue tape over the cracked boot or take old boot off and then tape it? Did you put grease into socket before taping?
Forum: Trip Planning 11-25-2011, 03:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,378
Posted By Minneso-Cold
Here's what I would do

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Learn from others experiences -...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-24-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2,592
Views: 339,835
Posted By Minneso-Cold
Camping on the Pacific side

Camp setup - The boys playing after a long day in the saddle
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-24-2011, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2,064
Views: 552,721
Posted By Minneso-Cold
Perry Foster's - Warrensburg, MO

Will stop back, if I'm within 100 miles. Worth the side trip.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-24-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 781
Views: 122,421
Posted By Minneso-Cold
Humbolt Redwoods State Park

Tallest Tree in the World
Forum: Trip Planning 06-06-2011, 03:50 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 114,662
Posted By Minneso-Cold
Goosenecks State Park, UT

Top of a Plateau overlooking San Juan River.
Views of Monument Valley in the distance


Near Mexican Hat, UT

http://www.utah.com/stateparks/goosenecks.htm...
Forum: Americas 01-15-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 808
Posted By Minneso-Cold
2 Bags is the answer

Been traveling with two sleeping bags for years. REI travel down 45° bag and an REI 20° down bag.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=12620514#post12620514...
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,765
Posted By Minneso-Cold
Try this.

Since you are going to send the seat out anyway, try this.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
I purchased a 1200GS a few years ago and found the...
Forum: Trip Planning 12-10-2010, 04:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,236
Posted By Minneso-Cold
Check this out

BMW ON just had a write up on this bag, sounds interesting.
Don't know your budget, but check it out
http://www.giantloopmoto.com/products/great-basin-saddlebag...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By Minneso-Cold
Wiring Link

I installed this on my 05, the relay is connected to the auxilary plug.
Works great; bypasses the canbus system.

http://www.gunsmoke.com/motorcycling/r1200gs/electrical/index.html
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2010, 03:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,059
Posted By Minneso-Cold
Had to chime in

I've owned a 1100GS, 1150GS, 1200GS. Love them all; I guess I'm just a GS kinda guy. Started with a 1100GS, jumped to a 1150 and moved to a 1200 (05) with the idea this would have more power, wasn't...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-22-2010, 03:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,593
Posted By Minneso-Cold
My 2 cents worth

Truckin_Thumper has a good list here. I would add a couple of things. Remember - You will be faced with tempuratures from 25-110 degrees.
All I do is camp. Seldom pay for camping see dispersed...
Forum: Americas 11-21-2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,316
Posted By Minneso-Cold
Canada Day

Made a trip to Alaska in 99', long days, warm weather considering where you are. Was in Dawson City, Yukon on July 1st (Canada Day). They had great activites in the City Park on the river, plus a big...
Forum: Vendors 11-12-2010, 05:53 AM
Replies: 903
Views: 131,961
Posted By Minneso-Cold
R1200gs (2005)

Dan,
Could you please forward a quote for rear shock only 2005 1200GS.
Also quote a set for same bike.

Do you need riding weights? Rider with gear - 70% of the time 300lbs.
Would like to...
Forum: Americas 09-24-2010, 04:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 679
Posted By Minneso-Cold
Southern Utah / North Rim in Early November?

I'll be in the Vegas in early November, planning a ride. Looking at a southern Utah loop or desert trip. Checking weather it looks like I can expect avg temps in the 60s. Don't mind 60 degree temps,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2010, 05:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By Minneso-Cold
Have a good trip

When your in Duluth, don't forget to stop at Aerostich Warehouse.
Always a good place to get some stuff you forgot and other sundry gadgets.

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Forum: The Garage 04-11-2010, 04:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,436
Posted By Minneso-Cold
Used Torx in Hex head fastener?

Son-in-Law borrowed (first mistake) my metric (Allen) hex head sockets. I needed to do some light maintenance.
I had my torx set handy. This is a nice compact set, fits nicely in my toolkit
...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,217
Posted By Minneso-Cold
Always take a tent

A couple years ago I went with some friends, we hoteled it every night, had to call ahead for reservations. Nothing worse when on the road and all you see is no-vacancy signs. On that trip I decieded...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,213
Posted By Minneso-Cold
I sleep colder than most

Been taking two bags for years. REI travel down 45° bag and an REI 20° down bag. both pack small in compression sacks - I can fit everything for a two week trip in my Jesse luggage - except the tent,...
Forum: Americas 03-04-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,396
Posted By Minneso-Cold
Let's stop talking and start planning

It’s been a day and no response. I take it your still pondering the idea of going to Alaska. Let’s stop debating and start planning the trip. After all that was the purpose of this post....
Forum: Americas 03-03-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,396
Posted By Minneso-Cold
Live the dream - Don't let the unknown stifle your dream

Did Alaska in 1999 – Late June Early July the days are long <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
I rode a Yamaha TDM850 - My buddy rode a BMW650...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2009, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,198,744
Posted By Minneso-Cold
Looking for a good nights sleep

Looking for a good nights sleep
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-27-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 157,841
Posted By Minneso-Cold
Colorado HWY 141

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My 8yr old Grandson on a trip from Minnesota to Arizona.
I'd see this face in my rearview mirror - as he checked out the scenery.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2009, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,075
Posted By Minneso-Cold
I tried this and it worked

http://www.gunsmoke.com/motorcycling/r1200gs/electrical/index.html

Opens up all kinds of options.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,103
Posted By Minneso-Cold
My .02 worth

I've owned 1100, 1150, 1200 GSs. Tried different seats. Finally ended up with a heated Corbin - with a AirHawk. (It even heats through the AirHawk) With any seat I hit the pain threshold wihin 100...
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2009, 03:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,184
Posted By Minneso-Cold
"It's not what you ride - It's that you ride" Altitude Sports - Breckenridge, CO

I've ridden a GS for about 10 years (1100, 1150, 1200). 95% on road. I'm a road warrior 500-800 miles daily when crossing the country. I've ridden crotch rockets, cruisers and the rest. I like...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-03-2009, 03:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,067
Posted By Minneso-Cold
Battery lasts about 6 hours. Hard wiring is the...

Battery lasts about 6 hours. Hard wiring is the best solution when making tracks. I've put about 50,000 miles on using 376c backroads, mountains, ATV trails. I've only lost reception one time due...
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2008, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 764
Posted By Minneso-Cold
Are you thinking of this thread

The official "Road Food" Thread - Post your pics http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=163146
Forum: Americas 08-15-2008, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 698
Posted By Minneso-Cold
IMO Best road in the US - My #1

The best road in the US is Hwy 141-Hwy145 from Whitewater to Placerville - Hwy 62 to Ridgeway and the final leg hookup to Hwy 550 to Durango. Stop at Gateway Canyons an Oasis in the middle of...
Forum: Americas 08-15-2008, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By Minneso-Cold
Northern California

Try http://www.pashnit.com/ it will cost you $20 to get access to the roads, but it's flooded with good roads in California. It is probably the best $20 I spent on that trip. Pashnit lays the roads...
Forum: Americas 08-15-2008, 01:20 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,289
Posted By Minneso-Cold
I carry a piece for peace of mind

I carry a piece for peace of mind. I'm not doing a Jason Bourne thing, planning on taking out all humanity.
I carry for when I'm alone. A .40 Cal won't stop a Grizzly Bear or a Raging Moose.
But...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-14-2008, 07:50 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,668
Posted By Minneso-Cold
I'd rather travel alone

I just returned from a trip with a friend. It's hard to find compatible riding partners. When your alone you don't hear any complaints, its to hot, to cold, who picked this road, I don;t like that...
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2008, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,145
Posted By Minneso-Cold
Helen Bags

Try Helen2Wheels Bags, They waterproof, they have loops for your straps and don't slide around. http://www.racerpartswholesale.com/category/Helen_Twowheels_Roll_Top_Sacks
I've used them with great...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-22-2008, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 393,013
Posted By Minneso-Cold
+2 Garmin 276c

Try tvnav.com, refurb units at a good price. Great folks to work with, I was on a trip to SW USA and was having difficulty, the guy walked me through some of the issues. This thing will track long...
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2008, 08:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,216
Posted By Minneso-Cold
Here's my .02 worth

Go with a down bag, they pack smaller and keep you warm on those unforeseen chilly nights. Yes they aren't warm if they get wet but what bag is, that's why I make sure I have a good tent. We're like...
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 889
Posted By Minneso-Cold
FJ1200 Sweet Memories

I like your ride, I had a FJ1200 in the early 90's, smoothest ride of anything I've riden, miss the power, loved to run about 95 all day. I remember one Sunday morning riding from Broadus, MT to...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 07-19-2008, 05:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,446
Posted By Minneso-Cold
Leave no-trace

When traveling across the country I stay in National Forests for free.
Follow the don't leave a trace rule.
Stay off main road; take off shoot trail off main road and your good to go.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2008, 04:47 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,812
Posted By Minneso-Cold
New TRAX bags??

I sold my wimpy plastice system bags from my 1100GS. I purchased the TRAX mounting system and will substitute Givi bags for my trip to <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns =...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2008, 04:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,898
Posted By Minneso-Cold
What is the best HID aftermarket bolt on options?...

What is the best HID aftermarket bolt on options?
I'm currently running PIAA 540.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2008, 04:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,898
Posted By Minneso-Cold
You guys with the canbus systems, I did this to...

You guys with the canbus systems, I did this to my 1200GS and ran everything off the auxilary electrical hookup.
http://www.gunsmoke.com/motorcycling/r1200gs/electrical/index.html
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