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Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,064
Posted By Stkmkt1
Yep. Easy to find and replace. Except! Be...

Yep. Easy to find and replace. Except! Be careful not to break the plastic clip that hold the retaining wire in place. I broke mine. Lucky it happened at home. i made a replacement in the shop...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-30-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By Stkmkt1
Yea, I like my Spot too. When I rode up to...

Yea, I like my Spot too. When I rode up to Alaska last year and let the batteries die one day, I caught hell from some viewers who were following me. So the only complaint I have is that every...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 902
Posted By Stkmkt1
The sidestand not only has a replaceable bushing,...

The sidestand not only has a replaceable bushing, but I believe it needs to be greased every so often. I have had one go bad. I have also had the bushings in the center stand go bad. It really is...
Forum: Americas 04-29-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,483
Posted By Stkmkt1
Hey guys. Good luck with your travels to Alaska...

Hey guys. Good luck with your travels to Alaska this year and next. I rode up in 2013. I'm heading back up as far as Dawson Creek in 2015 - this time in our Suburban with all of the family. With...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-15-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By Stkmkt1
I am signed up to go. Already have my classes...

I am signed up to go. Already have my classes signed up. This will be my first time attending.
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,384
Posted By Stkmkt1
Thanks BeachMoto. I think you are on the right...

Thanks BeachMoto. I think you are on the right track. I didn't know they made something like that. I may need to look into getting one myself.
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By Stkmkt1
You may have a problem with yours. I used to use...

You may have a problem with yours. I used to use one before I installed the dual controller in my GSA. I don't believe mine acted as yours does.
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,384
Posted By Stkmkt1
I think you will need to carry additional SD...

I think you will need to carry additional SD cards with you. I know of no way to transfer to an external drive without a computer. The external hard drive won't work without a computer. Yo cannot...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-28-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 90,254
Posted By Stkmkt1
The Dalton Highway, July 2013. ...

The Dalton Highway, July 2013.

http://gsarider1.smugmug.com/Travel/Alaska-Trip-2013/i-3HFBC34/0/X2/Dalton%20Highway_1-X2.jpg
Forum: The Garage 01-15-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,973
Posted By Stkmkt1
This sort of a review on my HF Lift. I've had it...

This sort of a review on my HF Lift. I've had it for about 4 years now. I have six bikes now and it always has a bike on it, as I need the space to store a bike. The bike is a 1977 Honda CB50A...
Forum: Hacks 12-25-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,166
Posted By Stkmkt1
i changed my ESA suspension on my '09 GSA this...

i changed my ESA suspension on my '09 GSA this summer. Since I was looking to lower the suspension a bit, the guys at Tourtech convinced me to go with their system for the GS, rather than the GSA. ...
Forum: Americas 12-16-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,483
Posted By Stkmkt1
I live in central Illinois and rode up to Alaska...

I live in central Illinois and rode up to Alaska this last summer. Make sure you check out the Icefields Parkway on your way up. Roads all the way to Alaska was great. I rode up to the Arctic...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,295
Posted By Stkmkt1
I check to make sure the fuse is good for the...

I check to make sure the fuse is good for the Gerbings. Keep tank full of non-ethanol gas. That's it. I also try to ride the bikes at least once a month so they don't just sit. All of my bikes...
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,290
Posted By Stkmkt1
I've had the Badlands Pro kit since last spring. ...

I've had the Badlands Pro kit since last spring. I traveled up to Deadhorse and back with it back in July. I have ridden in everything, including hail and heavy rain. Even some snow up in northern...
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,600
Posted By Stkmkt1
I've got an '09 GSA and a 2000 SE Wing. Both are...

I've got an '09 GSA and a 2000 SE Wing. Both are good bikes. I personally don't think they are easy to compare. I just rode up to northern Alaska on the GSA and back, approximately 11,500 in 30...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,117
Posted By Stkmkt1
Hi Tom. Don't know if this will help, but if you...

Hi Tom. Don't know if this will help, but if you have time, go over to Youtube and check out my channel, Armchair Traveller.You may find it easier by searching for gsarider1. I have a couple of...
Forum: The Garage 10-10-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By Stkmkt1
Yep. I even use mine to unload non-motorcycle...

Yep. I even use mine to unload non-motorcycle stuff out of my Avalanche. The thing is a workhorse. But I will caution you to be careful with a bike because you will typically be on the ground and...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,023
Posted By Stkmkt1
My '09 GSA easily gets mid-300's out of tank and...

My '09 GSA easily gets mid-300's out of tank and if not fully loaded, even better. But the longest I've been able to go in one sitting without stopping to water the weeds is just around 265 miles. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,023
Posted By Stkmkt1
No NO! Your supposed to drink from that thing,...

No NO! Your supposed to drink from that thing, not pee in it!:rofl
Forum: Americas 10-10-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 735
Posted By Stkmkt1
Wow! For a newbe, you are jumping right into the...

Wow! For a newbe, you are jumping right into the fire. I sure wouldn't recommend you tackle such a trip without gaining a bit of experience on the bike first. But others have done as you plan to...
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 102,340
Posted By Stkmkt1
Fantastic Road Report. Keep it up. I think you...

Fantastic Road Report. Keep it up. I think you are finding out that you are never truly alone on the road when on a motorbike. People won't leave you alone. They are attracted to you because many...
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,606
Posted By Stkmkt1
I was just there in July. I rode a GSA. But any...

I was just there in July. I rode a GSA. But any bike can make it. Want to know when the road is in the best condition to ride? Late June or early July. When I went, there was really only one...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,428
Posted By Stkmkt1
Guys. I just came back from Alaska where I rode...

Guys. I just came back from Alaska where I rode up the Dalton Highway. Gravel, but mostly hard-packed. I rode my fully-loaded GSA and used Tourance tires. I carried TKC-80's on the back, but...
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,016
Posted By Stkmkt1
I will tell you the best I have found. Motion...

I will tell you the best I have found. Motion Pro makes a two piece thing called a Bead Pro. Made out of what appears to be aluminum. Small too. And it works great. I actually can break the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-19-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 12,401
Posted By Stkmkt1
Well, I don't want to cause any trouble. I'm 56...

Well, I don't want to cause any trouble. I'm 56 and have ridden since 1968. I traveled across country for the first time back in 82 on a Honda 750 automatic. Still have in my shop.

Now for why...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,764
Posted By Stkmkt1
When I ride my GSA to the office, I must ride...

When I ride my GSA to the office, I must ride interstate most of the 25 mile commute. I also have a Goldwing and a Vstar 950. The GSA is by far the most stable bike of the three.

I have also...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By Stkmkt1
Had same problem with my '09. Replaced the slave...

Had same problem with my '09. Replaced the slave cylinder down at rear of engine and put new mineral oil in. Solved problem. I found that after riding a distance, if I pulled in the clutch handle...
Forum: The Garage 06-10-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,911
Posted By Stkmkt1
I carry Genuine Innovations plugs kit and a...

I carry Genuine Innovations plugs kit and a compressor. But I also carry patches and a couple 45 gram CO2 cartridges and the tools to take the tire off the rim if need be. Strings, at least for me...
Forum: Alaska 06-06-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,872
Posted By Stkmkt1
I'm headed up to Deadhorse myself, arriving on...

I'm headed up to Deadhorse myself, arriving on July 8th. Have a fun, safe trip. And pictures would be great too.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By Stkmkt1
180 ml is what you should put back in. 200ml was...

180 ml is what you should put back in. 200ml was the original number but BMW reduced that recommendation to 180ml.
Forum: Canada 06-01-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By Stkmkt1
I think you better check on Glacier. I was told...

I think you better check on Glacier. I was told they don't normally open it until mid-June. But that may just be hearsay. I will say that I would think the mountain passes may be a bit...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,853
Posted By Stkmkt1
Yea, I think for most people, the wet clutch is a...

Yea, I think for most people, the wet clutch is a winner. I don't plan on keeping my GSA forever. I'm sure that it will last at least a few hundred thousand miles, if I put that many on it. Wet...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,853
Posted By Stkmkt1
I agree with the backward design as far as the...

I agree with the backward design as far as the engine oil and tranny oil now being combined. This, in my opinion, will lead to a shorter engine life as clutch material will now get into the engine. ...
Forum: Americas 05-29-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,256
Posted By Stkmkt1
I will be in Watson Lake on July 4th. Sent...

I will be in Watson Lake on July 4th.

Sent from my SCH-I535 using Tapatalk 2
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,915
Posted By Stkmkt1
I will likely meet you along the way. I'm...

I will likely meet you along the way. I'm leaving Illinois on June 27th for Deadhorse.
Forum: Americas 05-29-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,256
Posted By Stkmkt1
Hello Everyone. I'm leaving Central Illinois on...

Hello Everyone. I'm leaving Central Illinois on June 27th, heading for Deadhorse. Will be traveling up through Montana and do the IceField Parkway. Up through Tok and on to Fairbanks, arriving...
Forum: Americas 05-16-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By Stkmkt1
When aere you heading up there Mark? I'm going...

When aere you heading up there Mark? I'm going in early July.
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2,821
Views: 423,010
Posted By Stkmkt1
Guys. I have a new Hero 3 Black. If you...

Guys. I have a new Hero 3 Black. If you purchase the new skeleton case, it has openings in the side so you can run external power to the gopro. With mine, I have a large battery, called a...
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 840
Posted By Stkmkt1
I have the Scala Rider G9. I had it modified by...

I have the Scala Rider G9. I had it modified by "Jetgirl" for about $25. I hate helmet speakers. I use a set of Klipsch earbuds to plug into the G9. They are also noise-reducing. Now I have...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-03-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By Stkmkt1
glad to see your back on the road. good luck.

glad to see your back on the road. good luck.
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