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Forum: Hacks 03-31-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,823
Posted By MGV8
We never really had any this winter. The ski...

We never really had any this winter. The ski hills were all hurting badly, but are getting a bit up high now. Streets around here are all swept, it be riding season:D
Forum: Hacks 03-30-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,823
Posted By MGV8
OK, stole wifey's imac for a bit, here are some...

OK, stole wifey's imac for a bit, here are some pictures. I installed Claude's trail reducer so the GS had the indignity of a ride in the trailer. Brock figured I would end up on my head if I rode it...
Forum: Hacks 03-25-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,823
Posted By MGV8
Yes he has but stiil runs under the...

Yes he has but stiil runs under the www.sidecar.ca The new name is Metalmorphasis fabrication. Does some great stuff but lots of day to day stuff too.
Brian
Forum: Hacks 03-25-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,823
Posted By MGV8
Well the car is finally delivered to Brock, now...

Well the car is finally delivered to Brock, now the GS will have the indignity of a truck ride. Hoping to be riding the rig by summer but Brock is a busy man and has a ton of projects on his plate. I...
Forum: Canada 03-11-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By MGV8
I use beacon ridesmart, I think it's called....

I use beacon ridesmart, I think it's called. Agreed value policy. Reasonable. One of my mechanics just totalled his Kawi 1400 coni and was treated fairly after a slow start on his claim. (Vancouver...
Forum: Hacks 02-16-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,823
Posted By MGV8
I picked up a 2008 GS a couple of years ago. I've...

I picked up a 2008 GS a couple of years ago. I've been out and about on it a fair amount and it is a great bike. Of course how I ride gravell I need three wheels to keep me out of trouble. Hopefully...
Forum: Hacks 02-15-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,823
Posted By MGV8
Ok, finally proceeding, BMW purchased, Brock has...

Ok, finally proceeding, BMW purchased, Brock has almost cleared his work load, trail reducer ordered from Claude, wheel and other parts to convert the car over to a beemer wheel with brake. Hoping...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,275
Posted By MGV8
Really! Wouldn't just knowing what you are doing...

Really! Wouldn't just knowing what you are doing help?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,275
Posted By MGV8
About the only thing that will really happen is...

About the only thing that will really happen is your going to throw fuel away. If it evaporates into thin air then you ain't going to be burning it. :lol3
Brian
Canoe BC
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-03-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 995
Posted By MGV8
Nice report, after touring around Southern Sask....

Nice report, after touring around Southern Sask. with the truck and camper I know what you mean about the rough roads. I think I bounced the camper off the roof of the truck numerous times:D. Next...
Forum: Ride reports 12-20-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 7,125
Views: 3,324,798
Posted By MGV8
Nice, books were awesum. Thanks Brian

Nice, books were awesum. Thanks
Brian
Forum: Hacks 12-19-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,693
Posted By MGV8
That's a little harsh!, :D

That's a little harsh!, :D
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,120
Posted By MGV8
Dariens or the AD1s Armour a bit stiff when...

Dariens or the AD1s Armour a bit stiff when cold but The Dariens saved my butt big time when I crashed. Not glamorous but I like that they are easy on and off.
Brian
Forum: The Garage 11-09-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,752
Posted By MGV8
If a 96, then you have the 2rz-fe motor. No...

If a 96, then you have the 2rz-fe motor. No simple job to pull the head. Twin cam with chains. Valves are adjusted with bucket and shim. We are seeing a lot of these lately that are just done, no one...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By MGV8
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By MGV8
Rear wheel question

Can any one tell me if an 1150 GS rear wheel will fit a 1200 GS. Need a spare for a hack project I am starting and have an opportunity.
Brian
Forum: Hacks 11-02-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 20,938
Posted By MGV8
Ordered my copy, hoping it may bring mrs B...

Ordered my copy, hoping it may bring mrs B around.
Brian
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-22-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 906
Views: 389,156
Posted By MGV8
Room for another bike ...

Room for another bike

http://mgv8spics.smugmug.com/Hobbies/Misc-shop-pictures/i-GJDdvkn/0/M/image-M.jpg (http://mgv8spics.smugmug.com/Hobbies/Misc-shop-pictures/i-GJDdvkn/A)
Forum: Hacks 08-25-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,823
Posted By MGV8
Oh yeah the track is 54 inches, I think Brian

Oh yeah the track is 54 inches, I think
Brian
Forum: Hacks 08-25-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,823
Posted By MGV8
I made my own ball mounts by cutting apart some...

I made my own ball mounts by cutting apart some old ball joints, Honda I think. Welded a large washer to them then made a spacer so I could bolt them to my mounts. That way I didn't have to weld to...
Forum: Hacks 08-12-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,206
Posted By MGV8
Pretty much sums it up! Brian Canoe BC

Pretty much sums it up!
Brian
Canoe BC
Forum: Hacks 08-10-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,823
Posted By MGV8
This one was just an experiment to see if I...

This one was just an experiment to see if I really wanted to commit. I have a 2008 BMW GS that the car is going to be attached to. (Professionally) I just wanted to get it to the point where I can...
Forum: Hacks 08-10-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,823
Posted By MGV8
So it took me a while to get the CX/Ural combo to...

So it took me a while to get the CX/Ural combo to the point I had the confidence to ride it. Re-did my mounts, moved the car front, back, in, out. Re-did the toe and lean out. Nothing had any effect...
Forum: Canada 06-29-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,039
Posted By MGV8
Not me, been too busy to put the GS on the road....

Not me, been too busy to put the GS on the road. Been playing with race cars and the ST, and now the side-car experiment:eek1. Maybe by fall I'll have time for some dirt
Brian
Forum: Canada 06-14-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 24,296
Posted By MGV8
Nice, just started in March and lots of Chatter....

Nice, just started in March and lots of Chatter. Gives me a reason to get off Kilboy and Jo mama:D
Won't post trip reports (GOD Forbid)but I might show you how much of a GS Midget I am from time to...
Forum: Road warriors 05-11-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1,175
Views: 349,450
Posted By MGV8
My 1100 during better times, loaded to get me...

My 1100 during better times, loaded to get me and the mrs to the MOA rally with full camp gear....
Forum: Canada 02-10-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,664
Posted By MGV8
Some great info here guys. I too am planning a...

Some great info here guys. I too am planning a trip to this area, having never been to the prairies I am getting excited about the trip.:D no Moto this time though, taking the missus and the dawg,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-09-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,455
Posted By MGV8
So this might be considered off road, but then...

So this might be considered off road, but then there is pavement, so on- road? It is a race so off-road? Probably been posted before but thought it was appropriate for this discussion
...
Forum: Canada 02-02-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By MGV8
Pm me with more details, I might be able to help,...

Pm me with more details, I might be able to help, no promises though!
Brian
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 20,935
Posted By MGV8
I was wondering when you guys would get back to...

I was wondering when you guys would get back to topic:D. After goofing around all summer on the new to me 08 GS and getting use to all it's clicks and whirs I took my ST1300 out for a good last ride...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-17-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8,400
Views: 8,196,894
Posted By MGV8
Ok name change, GALS WITH GUNS thread:rofl Brian

Ok name change, GALS WITH GUNS thread:rofl
Brian
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-28-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,856
Posted By MGV8
I was going to ride my 95 ST1100 for ever. Loved...

I was going to ride my 95 ST1100 for ever. Loved that bike, but I fucked up and wrecked it. Well I am going to ride my 05. ST1300 for ever, I just love that bike. Ooh what's that I am going to...
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 545,921
Posted By MGV8
Congratulations on the wedding, you guys look...

Congratulations on the wedding, you guys look great together. Congrats on the new bikes, they are great aren't they? I loved the ride report. I was lurking as you guys were posting it, planning my...
Forum: The Garage 11-09-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,436
Posted By MGV8
Wicked Worked on hundreds of these trucks at my shop,...

Worked on hundreds of these trucks at my shop, own an 90 model as my daily. Get the truck jacked up high enough so you can get a pry bar under the wheel and the ground. Pry up. On a hoist I use my...
Forum: The Garage 11-06-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,380
Posted By MGV8
We saw this a lot during my Toyota days....

We saw this a lot during my Toyota days. Basically the head is coming off, the bolt is fused, seized into the head. Welding on it will most likely not do any good, if it does you got real lucky....
Forum: Hacks 11-01-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,785
Posted By MGV8
Yes I tried to get a hold of Brock, but he never...

Yes I tried to get a hold of Brock, but he never returned any Emails or calls, plus Calvin who has a very nice rig of Brock's creation said the same thing, this summer. I heard rumour that he was...
Forum: Hacks 11-01-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,785
Posted By MGV8
That was the plan, but now I have the GS so the...

That was the plan, but now I have the GS so the plan has changed. I moved the mounts around on the CX until I had it as bad as I could, then gave up. :D I had a whole new design thought up that...
Forum: Hacks 10-31-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,785
Posted By MGV8
Ah for the perfect rig. I follow along here in...

Ah for the perfect rig. I follow along here in hacks a lot trying to learn. I read and read but not much sinks in. I go against the grain a bit and feel I can make my rig work my self, read cheap...
Forum: Hacks 10-31-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,264
Posted By MGV8
Well I have both but haven't got the car attached...

Well I have both but haven't got the car attached to any thing I can use yet, separate story. Bought an 08 GS to attach it to but having so much fun with the GS I am having second thoughts. The Ural...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6,781
Views: 1,234,703
Posted By MGV8
Put it away for the winter, yeah I know, a bit...

Put it away for the winter, yeah I know, a bit early but me and the missus were supposed to be riding around Australia right now so my plate expired. :cry short story I will tell you about some time....
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