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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-22-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,912
Posted By ODogs
More mainstream and less microbrew but certainly...

More mainstream and less microbrew but certainly worth the trip is the Harpoon Brewery in Windsor, VT. On Rt 5 just south of White River Junction/Hanover, NH. Nice location and has tours.
Also,...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 66,231
Posted By ODogs
Good news for me, tip for everyone else

2009 R1200GS 17k mi.

So, I called my local dealer (to remain nameless) yesterday to get their take on the issue and suggestions. They've always been more than willing to discuss options for...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 66,231
Posted By ODogs
How difficult is is to replace the fuel strip?

09 R1200 GS with dreaded fuel strip failure.

I think I understand my options:
1. Send to the dealer for repair ~$400.00 for 1 yr parts warranty, no labor
warranty (another $400. in 13 months, I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 667
Posted By ODogs
Tank-you everyone :). I'm unlikely to do the...

Tank-you everyone :). I'm unlikely to do the work myself, so it's off to the dealer and a quick $250. Bummer.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 667
Posted By ODogs
2009 R1200GS Fuel Guage Did Not Reset After Fillup

My fuel guage still reads empty (0 mi) after filling up. I rode 4 mi home and it's still on. With the annoying caution lamp on and the "fuel" blinking.

The only additional hints I can offer is...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,541
Posted By ODogs
OK Problem solved! After cranking it over quite...

OK Problem solved! After cranking it over quite a few times, the battery was starting to go down. I eventually had to put it on the battery tender for a couple hours. Once it read 13.7v with the VM...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,541
Posted By ODogs
It was cranking over like crazy -just not...

It was cranking over like crazy -just not starting. The neutral light is on, toggled the kill switch a couple of times, still just cranking without starting.
As I mentioned earlier, this is...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,541
Posted By ODogs
Yes, the bike is up on the center stand. (thank...

Yes, the bike is up on the center stand. (thank god, cause that would have been an embarrassment :) Basically the same spot it's been for 5 months.

Other ideas?
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,541
Posted By ODogs
G650GS won't start

My son's low mileage '10 G650GS has been in the garage since October . I've been starting it every 2-3 weeks without issue and letting it run for 5-10 minutes. This morning it cranked, but wouldn't...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-15-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,913
Posted By ODogs
argggg I'm also looking for the Nuvi 550. The...

argggg I'm also looking for the Nuvi 550.
The best I could find on either eBay or Amazon is $350.00. Hoping not to spend that much. Found the 500, but as I understand it doesn't have Canadian maps....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-14-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 872
Posted By ODogs
Living in MA my entire life winter comes wayyyy...

Living in MA my entire life winter comes wayyyy too early for me. Putting the bikes away for a couple of months seems to increase the appreciation for riding when the Spring finally comes along. ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-29-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,038
Posted By ODogs
Rt 100 and/ or Rt 106 are great drives in a car...

Rt 100 and/ or Rt 106 are great drives in a car or on a bike. Quechee to Woodstock then down towards Ludlow shouldn't be missed. Harpoon has a brewery on Rt 5 in Windsor, VT, one of my favorite...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-25-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,816
Posted By ODogs
Funniest thing I've read in a week!

Funniest thing I've read in a week!
Forum: Americas 05-01-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,164
Posted By ODogs
Keep in mind 'quality' over 'quantity'. You don't...

Keep in mind 'quality' over 'quantity'. You don't want to travel too far and have to stay on interstates to get home. With that said, upstate NY -VT -NH -Maine. Consider this:
You could do the...
Forum: Americas 04-10-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,489
Posted By ODogs
I'm a newbie to the list, and haven't had the...

I'm a newbie to the list, and haven't had the opportunity to host or be hosted but am greatly looking forward to both.

What made me begin to research the list (and eventually offer tent space)...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-03-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 538,269
Posted By ODogs
Sunapee, NH

Beautiful Sunapee Lake Region. West-Central New Hampshire. Near Rt 89. Limited availability, as we have a large, extended family that visits regularly. Almost always have room for a tent, though. 2...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-03-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 538,269
Posted By ODogs
Hopkinton, MA

26 mi west of Boston. Near Rt 495/90 interchange. Rural and safe. Tent space and garage with tools. Always beer in the fridge (unless my brother-in-law was here -you know how THAT goes). PM me
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Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,139
Posted By ODogs
Thank you to everyone for the feedback and...

Thank you to everyone for the feedback and suggestions what to look for. I'm going to look at and ride it next week, and if I buy it will update the thread. Thanks again.

Owen
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2011, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,139
Posted By ODogs
Advice on a possible K1200GT purchase

To begin with, I've never owned a touring bike, and am not 1/2 as knowledgeable as as most folks on here. My current bike is a 2010 G650 GS which I bought new during a mid-life crisis. Of course I've...
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