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Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,193
Posted By spinninmywheels
Cry Mine too

Noticed that my valve covers were blistering as well. Very sad. Only 28k on my bike and well taken care of.....and out of warranty. Imagine that. Oh well. Maybe I will coat them with Line-X or...
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 820
Posted By spinninmywheels
I love my Skull Candy ear plugs.....Now I put...

I love my Skull Candy ear plugs.....Now I put them all the way in my ear, not just sitting there and they do a great job of #1 staying where I put them...even with my helmet off ( just got back from...
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 913
Posted By spinninmywheels
Can you hear me now?

If I can find a place to hide a tank that will hold enough volume and a compressor that will make about 150psi.......I think she will do at least 5 more mph and maybe get 3-4 more mpg.......
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By spinninmywheels
I agree 100%. I put Anakees on my GSA at about...

I agree 100%. I put Anakees on my GSA at about 2000 miles on the clock...TKCs were used up. The Anakees were priced right and I liked them. They worked well wet or dry. Went through 2 sets and...
Forum: Regional forums 08-07-2009, 07:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,762
Posted By spinninmywheels
The road that runs right up to the Capitol in...

The road that runs right up to the Capitol in Washington D.C. is about as dirty as I can think of.......Just thinking out loud.
Forum: Vendors 07-27-2009, 08:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,072
Posted By spinninmywheels
Got a Question

I took a look at the K Bike Forum.......WOW. Question, I wonder if they would do a seat for an 1150 GSA....If they would, and it would count toward the "50" We might could add 2 more to their #'s....
Forum: Regional forums 07-21-2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,290
Posted By spinninmywheels
Not politically correct at all....but true.

Wow....Someone has proposed to close ATV trails and other offroad places that many of us enjoy.... Most of us take very good care of these places, to allow us the use of the land. All I can say is...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-13-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 28,903
Posted By spinninmywheels
Tent Vacancy?

I have been following the info on the rally and your kind camping offer for a while and finally got the time off. If you have room for two more for the weekend (Thurs.-Sat.) let me know. Me and...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2008, 06:39 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,996
Posted By spinninmywheels
????????

That was one thing that always got the attention of everyone in the bunch....the quality of the switches on our BMWs. I may be wrong but those look like standard metric bike switches. Other than...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2008, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By spinninmywheels
Who needs foot pegs....

Here is a picture I took of one of my buddies while we rode across Florida last year. If we want a break we just lay our legs across the bars and away we go. I have seen a lot of other GSA riders...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2008, 08:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,047
Posted By spinninmywheels
Check out Air Rider

Air Rider is made right down the road from me in Ooltewah, Tn. It is American made and they completely stand behind their products.

http://www.motorcyclecommunications.com/

I have several...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2008, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,130
Posted By spinninmywheels
Check out this site....

Before you buy the pre-built unit, take a look at this site and buy the parts you need to build your own...
http://www.powerletproducts.com/products/ptb.php#PTB-001

Marty D.
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2008, 05:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,722
Posted By spinninmywheels
I like it

I love to see those out there who go that extra mile for something they want..

You did a great job.

Marty D. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2008, 08:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,412
Posted By spinninmywheels
Laugh More than loud pipes.

How about some horns from a passing train.

A little loud in the helmet area, but worth 10mph on the top end.

Marty D.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2008, 06:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,383
Posted By spinninmywheels
Thumb Save your $$$

Before you spend $50-$75-$100 on a friction lock (and these locks may be worth their price due to the workmanship of the item ) go to your local Cat. dealership. Walk back to the parts Dept. and get...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-09-2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,339
Posted By spinninmywheels
The Sun at my back

This pic was taken on 7 mile bridge from our October trip to Key West.

Marty D.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-02-2008, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2,993
Views: 747,527
Posted By spinninmywheels
Mile 0, Key West, Florida

Here is a picture from this past years trip to South Florida.

Marty D.
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2008, 04:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,661
Posted By spinninmywheels
Thumb First ride in Chattanooga, TN 2008

Me and David made our first ride of the year with the Christian Motorcycle Assoication chapter in Chattanooga. We represented the ADV riders by introducing two GSA's to the almost 200 bikes that...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-24-2007, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6,987
Views: 2,341,994
Posted By spinninmywheels
Looked like the thing to do at the time

I bought this bike for my wife and was on my way home with it and had to stop for a break. After almost 800 miles that day this looked like, as good a place as any to stop. See there is plenty of...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2007, 10:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,902
Posted By spinninmywheels
We used to ride 2-up

Me and my wife use to ride 2-up then one day she came home and said that she wanted her own bike. Now she rides hers and I ride mine.

Marty D.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-22-2007, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3,967
Views: 540,059
Posted By spinninmywheels
Seven Mile Bridge

I took this pic on my way down to Key West, Florida this past October.

Marty D.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-22-2007, 09:26 PM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 157,884
Posted By spinninmywheels
Sun at my back and Friend behind me

This pic was taken in October 2007 coming across 7 mile bridge. We had just left Key West, Florida and were heading home.

Marty D.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2007, 08:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,588
Posted By spinninmywheels
Question Bad cupping? Noise?

Maybe it's me, but I am on my second set of Anakees after putting almost 10,000 on the first set. Can't remember ever hearing any loud whine and if there was it wasn't as loud as the wind noise. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2007, 04:58 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 23,811
Posted By spinninmywheels
I like my Anakees

As far as tires go, I have had great luck out of my Anakees. I got a nail in the rear tire at about 600 miles and patched it myself. That was 9100 miles ago and there was still some tread left. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2007, 08:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,655
Posted By spinninmywheels
OK, new idea....

I agree that some would bitch about things that didn't matter and the post would become very skewed. I could, and might even do this myself not meaning to. Soooo, why don't we just go with a post...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2007, 06:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,655
Posted By spinninmywheels
We need a list of dealerships to use or not to use....

I think we need to lay off the politicallty correctness and start a post about the dealerships that care and those those that do not. What would this accomplish? Well I and everyone out there would...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2007, 06:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,470
Posted By spinninmywheels
I need your advise....

Me and a friend just rode up to Louisville, Kentucky on a work related trip. We rode our bikes so at least we could do something fun. The problem that I need help with is my buddies 04 GS Adventure....
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2007, 07:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,501
Posted By spinninmywheels
No problem

No problem with the bike or the road. It was just a little strange to be tulling along at about 40mph and run up on this. I have road alot of gravel roads and a few fire trails but there was some...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2007, 06:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,501
Posted By spinninmywheels
A little water never hurt anybody

Some might have turned around but I felt obligated to push on after reading the post so many of you have written, plus it was actually fun to watch some guy on a 4-wheeler scratch his head as we...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2007, 06:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,501
Posted By spinninmywheels
"WTF" Pics

This past weekend we went for a ride down Lookout Mountain into Alabama to Desoto Falls. On the way back I decided to lead the way out across the mountain back into Georgia to Highway 157. All was...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-29-2007, 06:47 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 183,654
Posted By spinninmywheels
Close as they get.

Good curves are harder to find in Central Florida than the Hills of Tennessee..:evil
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2007, 06:41 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 191,661
Posted By spinninmywheels
2 and a view!!!

Just off the Cherohala Skyway this past March.:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2007, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By spinninmywheels
Muffler extension

You can make your own (search the GSpot thread, there are some good ideas from several others who made their own) or you can contact Jesse Luggage. They make one for about $25.00 and it fixes the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-26-2007, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 945,665
Posted By spinninmywheels
Any one want to live in a UFO

This old ???? Structure was built years ago in a far away universe. It landed on the side of Signal Mountain where it sits today. For about $200K you to can live in a space ship.

Marty
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2007, 08:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,217
Posted By spinninmywheels
Remember-If moma ain't happy, ain't nobody happy.

We ride 2up at least 75% of the time. I bought my wife a memory foam gel seat from Air Rider in Ooltewah, Tn. She said it made a big difference. It also raised her up about an inch and she looks...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-26-2007, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6,987
Views: 2,341,994
Posted By spinninmywheels
Laugh Only in the South

And in John Deere Green to beat all.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-16-2007, 10:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 765
Posted By spinninmywheels
I'm not sure..

I guess it would depend on how hard you rode and how far you go. The Tennessee portion shouldn't take more than 2 1/2 to 3 days. I am planning on this portion of the ride, if possible this fall...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-14-2007, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 765
Posted By spinninmywheels
Just sent you a pm

Lets make it happen..

Marty D.
Chattanooga, TN
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-12-2007, 09:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 883
Posted By spinninmywheels
Go with the 276c

The screen is so much bigger and the added options allow you to do a lot more with it. You can see it with out completely taking your eyes off the road.

Marty D



This is a pic just after...
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2007, 09:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,586
Posted By spinninmywheels
If you want Frog Toggs

If you want Frog Toggs go to http://www.thegearlessmachine.com/. They have the best prices and selection. Frog Toggs are made down the road from them. (Probably owned by the same people)

Marty
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