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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2005, 04:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,067
Posted By drholm
All The Gear All The Time

All The Gear All The Time
Forum: Face plant 09-12-2005, 08:27 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,936
Posted By drholm
Let someone know what you need Wings and there...

Let someone know what you need Wings and there will be all kinds of us lined up to take care of it. Heal fast and make sure you POST PICS! :cry
Forum: Face plant 08-27-2005, 06:16 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 17,549
Posted By drholm
Chris, sorry to hear about your crash. Hope the...

Chris, sorry to hear about your crash. Hope the recovery time is swift. Be well.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2005, 06:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,815
Posted By drholm
I run PIAA 1200 Ambers on my 1150GS and they...

I run PIAA 1200 Ambers on my 1150GS and they really get noticed. At night they add to to the shoulder coverage and fill in part of the gap between low beams and high (depending on how you aim them.)...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2005, 05:05 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 69,469
Posted By drholm
Take a look at a Yamaha TW200. Very easy to...

Take a look at a Yamaha TW200. Very easy to learn on and you can keep it for a fun spare when she graduates up to something quicker. You can find them used quite reasonably.
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2005, 06:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,485
Posted By drholm
I had the same problem and found a local...

I had the same problem and found a local seamstress who quickly added some matching material and one more velcro strap to make the length perfect. Looks totally stock.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2005, 06:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,479
Posted By drholm
After reading earlier threads on this subject I...

After reading earlier threads on this subject I went out and experimented with mine. When properly hooked on the plate and fully latched, it is impossible to remove it by any reasonable means. If...
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2005, 04:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,500
Posted By drholm
Beautiful country. I understand the desert bloom...

Beautiful country. I understand the desert bloom this year is the best in ages. The closer you look the better it is. There are some amazing, tiny flowers when you get down to ground level. ...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-13-2005, 04:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,574
Posted By drholm
[QUOTE=kfsinc]Ran across this in a boating...

[QUOTE=kfsinc]Ran across this in a boating magazine...

"As part of a new service called XM WX Satellite Weather, the XM fleet is also being used to beam high-resolution, real-time weather data to...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2005, 09:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,596
Posted By drholm
22 years in SD and I ain't goin' back... Is...

22 years in SD and I ain't goin' back... Is Lowman to Stanley open? Next weekend may be just right for the Spring Stanley-Sawtooth ride...with lunch in Ketchum... :thumb
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-12-2005, 07:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,404
Posted By drholm
I've got 2 projects in Hailey that I usually...

I've got 2 projects in Hailey that I usually check on once a week. Looks like I'll be making the runs on the GS shortly. There's still some black ice lurking in a few of the deep corners west of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-12-2005, 06:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,404
Posted By drholm
Terry, another good road resource is Mike Howard,...

Terry, another good road resource is Mike Howard, sales manager at Big Twin in Boise. He organizes the annual Nez Perce dirt ride and knows the best dirt between here and all points North.

Now...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2005, 02:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,274
Posted By drholm
Rock...you really need to get a sidecar rig so...

Rock...you really need to get a sidecar rig so Laura can see where you're taking her. You are a bit hard to see around...ya' know... :evil

Come pay us a visit one of these days...your Boise...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2005, 07:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,037
Posted By drholm
I'm actually 6'6" and currently have an MRA on an...

I'm actually 6'6" and currently have an MRA on an '01 GS. It does a good job eliminating buffeting. It's the wind coming around the side I'm trying to move outboard. If Steve needs another Beta...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2005, 06:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,037
Posted By drholm
I've got another 2" seated height above you. ...

I've got another 2" seated height above you. I've been holding off getting the Popemobile screen until this one has a chance to debug. I'm running a pair of PIAA 1200s on a Cycle Gadgets small bar....
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2005, 03:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,134
Posted By drholm
Put it on a RAM mount and turn the volume all the...

Put it on a RAM mount and turn the volume all the way up...you'll hear it unless you're stone deaf. It will also scare the shit out of you when it goes off... :eek1
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2005, 08:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,704
Posted By drholm
Great start :thumb When we get a reasonably...

Great start :thumb When we get a reasonably nice weekend, plan an overnight trip up to Boise and we'll show you some fun places to try out those new bikes. (We have hot chocolate...Schnapps also...
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2005, 07:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,134
Posted By drholm
True, the V1 does not have an audio out jack but,...

True, the V1 does not have an audio out jack but, it puts out enough volume through it's speaker in the unit that I have not had any trouble hearing it with earplugs in and at speeds I choose not to...
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2005, 03:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,446
Posted By drholm
You're going to need the t-stat. You can get a...

You're going to need the t-stat. You can get a portable one or one that mounts permanently on the dash. I know there are supposed issues with the controllers Gerbing sells but my permanent has been...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2005, 05:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,200
Posted By drholm
I've got the same problem. Starts out fine but...

I've got the same problem. Starts out fine but in a few minutes they break seal. Lets in just enough wind noise to be irritating. I guess I'm spoiled by the quiet of my foam plugs. And, I think...
Forum: Vendors 12-31-2004, 06:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,580
Posted By drholm
I've had a "Fat Foot" on my GS for several years....

I've had a "Fat Foot" on my GS for several years. Works great and no ugly hose clamp.
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2004, 08:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,336
Posted By drholm
Check out www.Campmor.com. They usually have the...

Check out www.Campmor.com. They usually have the best pricing on the items they carry. Good bargains can be had on last year's models. If you are over 6ft you may want to think about a 3 person...
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2004, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,327
Posted By drholm
I've got the Tourmaster Cortech pants and they...

I've got the Tourmaster Cortech pants and they are not insulated. However, over jeans and Patagonia midweight Capilene, I'm good into the mid 20's. It depends a bit on what you ride. On my GS the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2004, 04:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,554
Posted By drholm
Annie's right on for price range. Every city has...

Annie's right on for price range. Every city has their own price variations. See if any of the local dealers have used to compare and IBMWR can help you build a decent estimate of value. The blue...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-13-2004, 08:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,067
Posted By drholm
Delivery might be a bit dicey this close to...

Delivery might be a bit dicey this close to Christmas but you might want to check www.campmor.com for your equipment needs. If nothing else, they will confirm how far over REI is bending you. ...
Forum: Ride reports 12-13-2004, 07:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,543
Posted By drholm
Thank you for posting your photos. They reaffirm...

Thank you for posting your photos. They reaffirm my NEED to ride in Europe. Have a safe 2005 and many joyous miles.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2004, 07:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,485
Posted By drholm
I'm betting Mike will be more than happy to...

I'm betting Mike will be more than happy to accomodate your tire preference. Tires are relatively cheap and really not worth worrying about. I happened to be in BT Friday and thought the blue one...
Forum: Equipment 11-28-2004, 12:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,536
Posted By drholm
I put an XM Roady on the GS and it has enough...

I put an XM Roady on the GS and it has enough volume to drive custom ear mold speakers just fine. I mounted it on a Ram mount connected to a Hoon Hardware unit that holds the Roady and the magnetic...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2004, 06:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,037
Posted By drholm
Pay a visit to www.irfanview.com and download...

Pay a visit to www.irfanview.com and download some really great free photo manipulation software. If I remember correctly, you can batch re-size. Enjoy! You can get a SmugMug account at...
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2004, 06:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,068
Posted By drholm
If you have small fingers and lots of patience,...

If you have small fingers and lots of patience, you can mount the permanent heattroller on the dash. I put on a different knob but the stock one is fine. It's worked perfectly through 2 winters.
...
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2004, 05:54 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,505
Posted By drholm
My Widder has been collecting dust ever since I...

My Widder has been collecting dust ever since I got my Gerbing liner. On the GS you get a lot of wind on the upper arms. The Gerbing keeps them toasty. I mounted their permanent controller on the...
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2004, 06:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By drholm
You cannot just cut the wire. Sean Daly...

You cannot just cut the wire. Sean Daly http://www.accessoryworkshop.com/about_us.htm will can shorten it for you. Email him for a current price quote. I've had XM for close to a year and can't...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-28-2004, 07:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,710
Posted By drholm
Saw it the other day. Check out the custom...

Saw it the other day. Check out the custom bracket he made for the clock and voltage meter. Some people have too much free time... :huh
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2004, 04:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,912
Posted By drholm
I'll cast my vote for a Vanson leather jacket...

I'll cast my vote for a Vanson leather jacket over a Gerbing full liner over an REI (or similar) zip-T insulating layer. Cortech TourMaster pants over jeans over mid-weight insulating layer and I'm...
Forum: Airheads 10-13-2004, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6,166
Views: 1,238,425
Posted By drholm
I agree...luck is the key word. I guess if you...

I agree...luck is the key word. I guess if you live long enough you get to win one and have your 15 minutes of fame. In my case, I feel like a winner every time I turn the key and those big del...
Forum: Airheads 10-13-2004, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6,166
Views: 1,238,425
Posted By drholm
Thanks to the BMWMOA I'm learning the joys and...

Thanks to the BMWMOA I'm learning the joys and sorrows of airheads with this beauty...

http://dr.smugmug.com/photos/9803667-M.jpg

http://dr.smugmug.com/photos/9803671-M.jpg

This '74 was...
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2004, 07:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,604
Posted By drholm
Built here in Boise by people who give a shit and...

Built here in Boise by people who give a shit and know the abuse dirt gives. Good stuff... :thumb :nod
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2004, 06:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,463
Posted By drholm
Amazing scenery. Best wishes for a speedy...

Amazing scenery. Best wishes for a speedy recovery to Gonnie. Keep riding and posting. The "old" buildings are wonderful to see. Old here is 100 years.
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2004, 06:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,010
Posted By drholm
This ride was Hwy 21 to Lucky Peak past Spring...

This ride was Hwy 21 to Lucky Peak past Spring Shores Marina and then east to Arrowrock Dam, continuing east along the reservoir and the Boise River on FR 268 to Dutch Creek. From Dutch Creek you go...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2004, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,010
Posted By drholm
Fall ride in Idaho

Here are some images from a ride east of Boise along the Arrowrock Reservoir and the Boise River. They both are in the Boise National Forest. The reservoir is one of several that store snow melt...
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