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Forum: Layin' down tracks Today, 07:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,268
Posted By Monsignore
Can you be more specific with the name of the...

Can you be more specific with the name of the app? Is it the basic Garmin USA or Garmin N. America app?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,656
Posted By Monsignore
To the OP: The "flange" you have referenced,...

To the OP:

The "flange" you have referenced, the star-shaped thing in the fiche diagrams, is the brake disc & wheel carrier. Yes, it's prone to cracking, but it is not what the calipers are...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 497,914
Posted By Monsignore
No shocked sausage today (thanks for the...

No shocked sausage today (thanks for the concern).

Yesterday, changed the oil.

Today, 80+ mile round trip with the wife to have a quick breakfast with my brother and nephew. Total trip time: 3...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 497,914
Posted By Monsignore
I got shocked in the junk. After work I was...

I got shocked in the junk.

After work I was taking the liner out of my Motoport Kevlar/Cordura pants. So maybe the pants sliding around the Jesse panniers generated some static? I leaned in to...
Forum: Face plant 04-07-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,960
Posted By Monsignore
Adding my voice to the safety glasses chorus. ...

Adding my voice to the safety glasses chorus. Your local Lowes/Home Depot/Ace/etc has plenty of styles & tints for relatively cheap. If I'm going to ride with my visor up, I have glasses on.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-07-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 20,864
Views: 1,363,420
Posted By Monsignore
Nice! That must've been so satisfying. ...

Nice! That must've been so satisfying.

After a while, you may notice your horn start to fade, or only blow through one trumpet. To get it back to prime condition just take the trumpets off,...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 497,914
Posted By Monsignore
I thought I was taking a skills class at a...

I thought I was taking a skills class at a community college 85 miles north. Got there on time for the 8AM start. No one else did. Got a return call from the instructor at 9:30AM letting me know...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 984
Posted By Monsignore
JVB HATH SPOKEN! -er, typed...

JVB HATH SPOKEN!


-er, typed...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,369
Posted By Monsignore
+1 :deal

+1

:deal
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 984
Posted By Monsignore
Kill switch non-user here, too. The key is...

Kill switch non-user here, too. The key is easier since I just turn it to lock in the same motion. And the few random times I did use the kill switch, or friend did after riding my bike, I had the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 497,914
Posted By Monsignore
Yesterday, I installed the Wünderlich brake pedal...

Yesterday, I installed the Wünderlich brake pedal enlarger. Took all of 5 minutes.

Today's commute was the test. It requires a little more foot movement, but I'll get used to that.

It's...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 497,914
Posted By Monsignore
Started it up to see if the troubling rattle that...

Started it up to see if the troubling rattle that suddenly started last night as I was parking was still there. It wasn't, so I can get on with my day!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By Monsignore
I had my own mini-saga with three cut spokes on...

I had my own mini-saga with three cut spokes on my '05 R1200GS last summer. I replaced them myself, though getting a good ringing tone out of them is an exercise in patience. If I can do 3 (and I'm...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-31-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 20,864
Views: 1,363,420
Posted By Monsignore
Hey! What's wrong with Queens. We are NOT Staten...

Hey! What's wrong with Queens. We are NOT Staten Island, thank you very much.

Also, regarding the Miss-Fires being reverse sexism, you might want to talk to the Motor Maids about that angle.:deal
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 497,914
Posted By Monsignore
Reminds me of the guy from the intro of Saving...

Reminds me of the guy from the intro of Saving Private Ryan with his face blown off.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-30-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 20,864
Views: 1,363,420
Posted By Monsignore
In other words: <iframe...

In other words:

<iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/yUC0YTaaQNM" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" width="560"></iframe>
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-29-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 20,864
Views: 1,363,420
Posted By Monsignore
I am on 45th St and 30th Rd, if it matters.

I am on 45th St and 30th Rd, if it matters.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 497,914
Posted By Monsignore
I cleaned my horn. I used a lot of lubricant,...

I cleaned my horn. I used a lot of lubricant, sprayed it all over the bell end, in the hole, all over the round, hard body.:ymca
So much gunk came out when I really turned it on. :tb I went through...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,209
Posted By Monsignore
Most BMWs have a nut attached to the handlebars. ...

Most BMWs have a nut attached to the handlebars.

I bet the bike is gonna blow up now that the nut has been removed.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,918
Posted By Monsignore
I plan to ride mine until it's dead.:deal ...

I plan to ride mine until it's dead.:deal

'05 R1200GS. It's got just over 63k miles on it, at least 20k are mine in 3 years of ownership. So I guess that means another 11-12 years at my current...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2,583
Views: 799,618
Posted By Monsignore
I used to have an R5 model, but the thing was...

I used to have an R5 model, but the thing was sullen & had a bad motivator.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 497,914
Posted By Monsignore
I commuted. Paid $4.30/gal. for 93 octane,...

I commuted.
Paid $4.30/gal. for 93 octane, credit price. :bluduh
On the ride home, had a reminder that "Right of way" is a foreign concept to NYC drivers, cab drivers especially.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 497,914
Posted By Monsignore
Wishing I hadn't covered it tonight so the rain...

Wishing I hadn't covered it tonight so the rain could wash off some of the winter grit-n-salt.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-19-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 20,864
Views: 1,363,420
Posted By Monsignore
Driving a car, or motorcycle, in the city is a...

Driving a car, or motorcycle, in the city is a privilege, not a right. If you want to play, you gotta pay. There's a great public transit system in place for a large portion of the populace.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-18-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 20,864
Views: 1,363,420
Posted By Monsignore
American Motorcyclist Association....

American Motorcyclist Association. (http://www.americanmotorcyclist.com/)
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2,583
Views: 799,618
Posted By Monsignore
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3822/12241588006_489...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3822/12241588006_489f3d9538_b.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By Monsignore
Welcome! I've got over 20k miles on mine...

Welcome!

I've got over 20k miles on mine (I'm the 3rd owner) and intend to ride it into the ground.

Make sure you update the Astromech navigator. The red ones have a bad motivator.

...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 497,914
Posted By Monsignore
Yesterday: Got ol' Crossthread inspected &...

Yesterday: Got ol' Crossthread inspected & renewed the registration on-line.

Today: Noticed the mechanic wrote the wrong mileage on the inspection sticker. I only need to commute 56 times to make...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-15-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 20,864
Views: 1,363,420
Posted By Monsignore
Got my bike inspected yesterday. I later noticed...

Got my bike inspected yesterday. I later noticed the mechanic put the wrong mileage on the sticker. My actual mileage was 63,7xx. He wrote 64,7xx on the sticker. I normally wouldn't care, but I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 497,914
Posted By Monsignore
Installed the Skene P3+TS lights on my '05 R12GS....

Installed the Skene P3+TS lights on my '05 R12GS. You can see a few pics in my thread about them here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23670126&postcount=12).
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 856
Posted By Monsignore
Installed!

Today was indeed a beautiful day, despite waiting for Time Warner to come fix our innernets.

Posi-Taps installed on brake light wires. If you have the basic P3 lights, this is what it would look...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,946
Posted By Monsignore
If there is smoke damage or scorching on the...

If there is smoke damage or scorching on the bodywork I'd clear coat it and own it. Maybe make up a couple of exciting stories for the next round of biker BS'ing. :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 856
Posted By Monsignore
pinnedup & Sonarman, I like those locations....

pinnedup & Sonarman,

I like those locations. Gives me much food for thought, especially cuz I'm off tomorrow and it's supposed to get up to near 60 for the first time in several months!

I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 856
Posted By Monsignore
Cool! My only concern: I have a Shad...

Cool!

My only concern: I have a Shad auxiliary brake light already wired in. I'm assuming that won't be a problem with the electrons as long as I keep everything in order and clean-ish. Right?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 497,914
Posted By Monsignore
Commuted to AND from work.

Commuted to AND from work.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 856
Posted By Monsignore
Thanks LPoL & mqo. :freaky

Thanks LPoL & mqo. :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 856
Posted By Monsignore
Question Skene P3 install pics?

When nice weather & my day off coincide, I plan to install Skene Design's P3-TS lights on my '05 R1200GS.

I was wondering if any of y'all have any pictures of your install, or any tips, I could...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-01-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 20,864
Views: 1,363,420
Posted By Monsignore
Enough with the fighting. Let's get back to the...

Enough with the fighting. Let's get back to the real important stuff; like my question about LED auxiliary lights & the NYPD. :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 497,914
Posted By Monsignore
Got a new rear tire put on; Michelin Anakee III. ...

Got a new rear tire put on; Michelin Anakee III. No more filling the tire twice a week.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-27-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 20,864
Views: 1,363,420
Posted By Monsignore
Auxiliary lights & NYPD

Hey YFFs,

I was thinking of installing one of Rigids SR-series lights on my R1200GS. Based on a thread I started in the Garage, a dimmer switch isn't really available for that type of light, so...
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