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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-24-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12,456
Views: 1,632,658
Posted By swanslash5
http://albuquerque.craigslist.org/mcy/3357814789.h...

http://albuquerque.craigslist.org/mcy/3357814789.html

This is a great bike. I just recently got it set up the way I wanted, but I bought it for 2up touring. The last two trips we took together...
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,011
Posted By swanslash5
Hey R3DS!X, A guy over on the r1150r.org...

Hey R3DS!X,

A guy over on the r1150r.org forum posted instructions for completely removing the ABS system.

http://www.r1150r.org/board/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=13571

Sweatmark originally...
Forum: Hacks 07-21-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 898
Posted By swanslash5
California Friendship I, big enough for an adult?

I've seen some used California Friendship I sidecars for sale and I was considering adding one to my DL1000. I have seen that some other inmates have used them as well. I have not seen any pix of...
Forum: Hacks 07-21-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,753
Posted By swanslash5
Claude, I'm considering attaching a California...

Claude,
I'm considering attaching a California Friendship sidecar to my DL1000. Do you have any more pictures or information about
the original build of this rig.

Could you elaborate on a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-21-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,213
Posted By swanslash5
:clap This is great, my one regret about my...

:clap
This is great, my one regret about my recent move to New Mexico is that I did not finish exploring Oregon.
Forum: Vendors 04-21-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 676
Posted By swanslash5
Buried in Vendors section

It's too bad that they buried this thread in the Vendors section. They should have let you post in the Upcoming section.
At least the guys in the regional Pacific Northwet section were talking about...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-26-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,295
Posted By swanslash5
So...

How was it?
Does anybody have any feedback about the presentation in Tigard?
What about pix?
Forum: Hacks 05-05-2009, 12:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,349
Posted By swanslash5
Update

I want to say thank you to Amy and Sharon for sharing your POV on sidecar travel. Thanks to
Red Menace and Abenteuerfahrer for making them aware of my need for a passenger's insight.

Just to...
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2009, 02:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,349
Posted By swanslash5
Looking for opinions from the chair

I've been discussing the idea of getting a sidecar rig with my wife. She has her own
motorcycle endorsement and has been riding for about 10 years. The thing is that she has
never been able to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-12-2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,477
Posted By swanslash5
I think BMWOR closed theirs out (at 50% above most vendor's retail price

"I think BMWOR closed theirs out (at 50% above most vendor's retail price)."

I'm sorry, but I don't understnd this comment.

Cabela's price online=$49.95
Frogg Toggs online clearance...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-29-2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,392
Posted By swanslash5
Which heated grip kit is it? What's included in...

Which heated grip kit is it? What's included in the kit?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-11-2009, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12,913
Views: 734,509
Posted By swanslash5
Just wanted to sign in and say that it was good...

Just wanted to sign in and say that it was good to meet y'all at the Beer Stien. I'm looking forward to the next one.
Forum: Hacks 12-10-2008, 10:38 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 13,560
Posted By swanslash5
How tough would it be to swap back and forth...

How tough would it be to swap back and forth between a chair and a utility rig. I was thinking about getting a sidecar rig, and I saw a nice Champion sidecar for sale. The Champion sidecar does not...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-15-2008, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By swanslash5
I'm interested... Can you share the route...

I'm interested...

Can you share the route you plan to take on Sunday?
Forum: Road warriors 06-14-2008, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,020
Posted By swanslash5
ibmwr.org has speedo fix articles

In the Technical section for K-bikes I saw 3 articles regarding a speedo fix.

http://www.ibmwr.org/ktech.shtml

http://skylands.ibmwr.org/tom/tech/speedo/speedo.html...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2008, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5,698
Views: 1,181,622
Posted By swanslash5
So why would you fix a plate to the rack?? ...

So why would you fix a plate to the rack??

You've got a nice setup Stevered and I appreciate the info that you have shared, but...

...Saved $70.00 plus shipping
...My plate will keep my...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2008, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5,698
Views: 1,181,622
Posted By swanslash5
Upgraded my XCH rack

I dropped by Peterman's shop last week and he was able to change my SWMotech rack into something more functional. This is a working but not finished design. Thinking of adding slots through the top...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2008, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5,698
Views: 1,181,622
Posted By swanslash5
Bag racks

Has anyone found or fabricated any bag racks for the XCh?
I don't need the big metal TT bags. I'm just looking for some racks for my Ortlieb dry bags.
Has anyone tried the racks from HB?
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-19-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,618
Posted By swanslash5
I was lucky enough to attend the presentation...

I was lucky enough to attend the presentation Thursday night at BMWOR in Eugene. We made their pic of the week. http://www.2ridetheworld.com/
Guys I suggest that you make sure to bring your SO....
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2008, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5,698
Views: 1,181,622
Posted By swanslash5
How about a pic

Hey Dirthugger
Do you have any pix of your heatshield installed with the LeoVince pipe?
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2007, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,058,239
Posted By swanslash5
The handguards are on and they look great. ...

The handguards are on and they look great.
Thanks for the assist.
-SWAN
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2007, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,058,239
Posted By swanslash5
Install Hand Guards

I was wondering if anybody had documented their installation of aftermarket handguards on the XChallenge with pictures. I'm installing a set of Acerbis Multiplo's on my non ABS G650 tonight. I guess...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2006, 07:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,964
Posted By swanslash5
Did not get a chance to say thank you

It was starting to get late when I posted my pix, and SWMBO was waiting to get on the 'puter, so I did not get a chance to say thanks. Thanks to Scott and Madelyn for hosting another great ride, and...
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2006, 11:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,964
Posted By swanslash5
By the time I had made it to the top, people were...

By the time I had made it to the top, people were starting to stare at my front tire. We found a hole in the sidewall. So while everybody was enjoying the view I was plugging my front tire. ...
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2006, 11:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,964
Posted By swanslash5
We made a quick detour to check out one of the...

We made a quick detour to check out one of the lookout in the area. Peterman gives the AdvRider salute.

http://swanslash5.smugmug.com/photos/97031971-M.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2006, 11:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,964
Posted By swanslash5
Monday I had to leave. (Somebody has got to work)...

Monday I had to leave. (Somebody has got to work)
But first we wanted to back track to the fallen tree to find out what the roads were like and see if the tree looked as big in the daylight. ...
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2006, 11:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,964
Posted By swanslash5
This old timer makes it out to all of the...

This old timer makes it out to all of the rallies.

http://swanslash5.smugmug.com/photos/97042529-M.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2006, 11:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,964
Posted By swanslash5
The gas station in Paisley is closed on Sundays...

The gas station in Paisley is closed on Sundays so there wasn't much to do, but watch the other people ride in and wait for the beer to get cold.
http://swanslash5.smugmug.com/photos/97031855-M.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2006, 11:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,964
Posted By swanslash5
We arrived in Paisley around midnite and Lin had...

We arrived in Paisley around midnite and Lin had one bar on her cell phone so we called Scott from BMWOR and asked him to bring a battery out to the rally. Scott and Madelyn showed up Sunday and I...
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2006, 11:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,964
Posted By swanslash5
We were the riders that made it in around midnite.

I was hoping that somebody would continue this thread. I guess it will be me.
We were riding along Williamson River road determined to ride as much unpaved road as possible out to the Rally in...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-01-2006, 11:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By swanslash5
Exhaust rumors

I have been hearing rumors that riders in California are getting hassled by LEO's over aftermarket exhaust. I was hoping some of the California riders could help to clear this up for me. The story is...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2005, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By swanslash5
Question about replacing grips

I've searched the forum, but was unable to find any threeads that deal with this issue.
I have an '01 1150GS-P and the heated grips are starting to crack. It isn't bad yet but I can see that it will...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-07-2005, 08:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,293
Posted By swanslash5
No Trespassing?

I spent the weekend riding and camping around Northern California. Saturday I rode Highway 36 from Red Bluff towars the coast. Great road. The plan Sunday was to ride the dirt road I found on the map...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2005, 05:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,845
Posted By swanslash5
Has anyone tried running this setup(removing...

Has anyone tried running this setup(removing muffler) and adding a Techlusion box?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2005, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 628,263
Posted By swanslash5
I love my CB carbon fibre look screen!

I installed the CB carbon fibre look screen on my 1150GS. I got the 8" shorter than stock. No more buffetting, just clear wind circulation. Some wind hits me in the chest because the handguards...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2005, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,343
Posted By swanslash5
Lowering the R1150GS Adventure

Has anyone tried lowering the Adventure by installing the standard 1150GS suspension?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2005, 08:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,447
Posted By swanslash5
Yeah. Thanks Fig you are a great resource.

Yeah. Thanks Fig you are a great resource.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2005, 06:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,447
Posted By swanslash5
More info?

I've seen references to a thread that covers running without a muffler extensively.
I haven't been able to find it.
Does anyone know the keywords or have a link?
I'd like to find advantages and...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2005, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 758
Posted By swanslash5
1150GS Adventure foglights?

Has anyone out there tried modifying the BMW GS Adventure foglights?
For instance changing the lens or bulbs to get better illumination.

I have searched the forums for this kind of information,...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2005, 09:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,297
Posted By swanslash5
Just installed the H&B bars on my '01. Took me...

Just installed the H&B bars on my '01. Took me less than an hour.

The information that is available on this website is great, but I do feel like I should point out that in Step 2 provided by...
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