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Forum: Hacks 08-14-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,040
Posted By drbike
It was a fun ride for sure. I think the best...

It was a fun ride for sure. I think the best moment of insanity was when the German decided to log a little. I thought my monkey was going dive out of the car to avoid wood splinters. Why either...
Forum: Canada 08-14-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,212
Posted By drbike
I would like to confirm that this is a hack...

I would like to confirm that this is a hack friendly ride???? If so I will be seeing you in Britannia.
Forum: Canada 08-14-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By drbike
Walmart or Cambodian Tire are good work locals. ...

Walmart or Cambodian Tire are good work locals. Both places will sell or loan oil collection containers, or as a alternative cut the side off of a washer fluid container. I have found if they sell...
Forum: The Garage 08-13-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 910
Posted By drbike
What a great idea, I will try this next time I...

What a great idea, I will try this next time I need to change a tire. Thinking outside the box.

Thanks
Forum: Hacks 08-13-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,040
Posted By drbike
Paul did indeed get stuck three times. May be...

Paul did indeed get stuck three times. May be the pilot not the rig that is the problem. :huh

Wide Gertrude is a little wider and has less grippy tires but your just better at choosing the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By drbike
If these are the folks who used to be Ural North...

If these are the folks who used to be Ural North West they are fantastic people. I think they are the same crew.
Forum: Canada 07-29-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 745
Posted By drbike
Taking a chance on a tire is sort of goofy but...

Taking a chance on a tire is sort of goofy but that said bring it to a tire shop, have them install a plug from the inside, if done right my local tire guy says they are as good as original and will...
Forum: Hacks 07-29-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 904
Posted By drbike
I agree with Jay the powder coat that DMC puts...

I agree with Jay the powder coat that DMC puts on is tough. It has worn off in a few spots where it is constantly bombarded and dirt blasted. If you can get as good a result with the powder as...
Forum: Canada 07-25-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,212
Posted By drbike
:ear I think I am in...

:ear

I think I am in...
Forum: Hacks 07-25-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,016
Posted By drbike
Great information, I know what I will be getting...

Great information, I know what I will be getting next. Thanks.
Forum: Hacks 07-24-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,016
Posted By drbike
Tires Tires Tires Tires

I am getting horrible milage from front tires. I have a 2011 GSA with a DMC tub.

I make no apologies but I do tend to ride a little on the harsh side, and love windy roads but also do a lot of...
Forum: Hacks 07-04-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,510
Posted By drbike
Hope to make it to both. It would be great to...

Hope to make it to both. It would be great to see you there. J and I are heading north to try out the new clutch :rofl:rofl.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,860
Posted By drbike
I live in BC a long ways from any dealer. After...

I live in BC a long ways from any dealer. After blowing the clutch no fault of the bike just from hauling the hack and riding a bit hard and heavy in the hills, a new one was in order. I figured...
Forum: Canada 07-03-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,212
Posted By drbike
:clap:ear looking forward to some localish...

:clap:ear

looking forward to some localish riding
Forum: Hacks 07-02-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,510
Posted By drbike
Very nice indeed. The wife looks happy, wonder...

Very nice indeed. The wife looks happy, wonder how it will be in the puddles. Really nice design. Congrats! :clap:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,013
Posted By drbike
I change my own tires nearly all the time. I use...

I change my own tires nearly all the time. I use mostly Heidenau and interestingly I have not changed weights for the last few changes. It seems to me that some brands of tires are just very...
Forum: Hacks 06-22-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,354
Posted By drbike
I have a Ural, a DMC rig attached to a BMW GSA...

I have a Ural, a DMC rig attached to a BMW GSA and have ridden the spider for part of an afternoon.

My take is the Ural is primitive, rough, slow and a hack of a lot of fun. I have put nearly...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By drbike
Thanks for sharing....I wonder if it was the...

Thanks for sharing....I wonder if it was the soapy stereo that helped them seat?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,860
Posted By drbike
Shails has a positive vote from me. They...

Shails has a positive vote from me. They actually have parts available to sell! The folks at Shails are good people and are willing to do the work and or share information.

It does rather...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,539
Posted By drbike
Thanks for the help. Changed out the batteries,...

Thanks for the help. Changed out the batteries, straight up and the warning is gone so I figure its a done deal. No apparent need for a reset.

Thanks

PS CrustyAPO your bike is way too clean,...
Forum: Hacks 05-26-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,049
Posted By drbike
Hey if your having fun now wait till its broken...

Hey if your having fun now wait till its broken in. The Ural is such a unique rig, I call my Gertrude the ugly Russian cousin, but can that farm girl ever work. Keep on having fun. Report back in...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-24-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,923
Posted By drbike
Laugh Given a little planning long trips with kids is...

Given a little planning long trips with kids is doable and fun for both parties. My daughter started two month trips when she was around 7 or 8 on the back of a tandem bicycle. We switched to a GS...
Forum: Hacks 05-21-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,078
Posted By drbike
Sena smh10 works for us.

Sena smh10 works for us.
Forum: Canada 05-08-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,082
Posted By drbike
Its marked on my calendar.

Its marked on my calendar.
Forum: Hacks 04-14-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,396
Posted By drbike
Two weeks.....wow that's soon. Looking...

Two weeks.....wow that's soon.

Looking forward to seeing it. I am excited for you.
Forum: Hacks 04-13-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,396
Posted By drbike
how is the rig coming? Will we be seeing you on...

how is the rig coming? Will we be seeing you on it soon?:D
Forum: Hacks 01-13-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,679
Posted By drbike
So when can we see the result of his efforts? I...

So when can we see the result of his efforts? I wonder if it will be able to dig holes as good as the GSA?

Paul
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,277
Posted By drbike
every butt is different but for my butt RDL is...

every butt is different but for my butt RDL is mighty fine
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,824
Posted By drbike
:thumbup

:thumbup
Forum: Hacks 12-12-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,584
Posted By drbike
Very nice indeed. Looks just great, love the...

Very nice indeed. Looks just great, love the colors you choose.
Forum: Hacks 11-11-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 803
Posted By drbike
Claude you are a wise man. Good advice! ...

Claude you are a wise man. Good advice!




"We can plan our action but not our reactions."


:clap
Forum: Hacks 10-01-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,100
Posted By drbike
Bad Stuff Happens

BS Happens



Not picking fault with DMC or Ural or anyone else for that matter, stuff happens. However when it comes to sidecars a few points need to be considered:



1. We often travel...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 655
Posted By drbike
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Canada 09-14-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,094
Posted By drbike
Hey this is good stuff. Thanks for sharing the...

Hey this is good stuff. Thanks for sharing the info and it is indeed a good video. Thanks:clap
Forum: Hacks 08-31-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 961
Posted By drbike
I am with Jim- Velcro strap works just fine.

I am with Jim- Velcro strap works just fine.
Forum: Canada 08-30-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,344
Posted By drbike
I live in Houston........Wow I am impressed that...

I live in Houston........Wow I am impressed that you are starting a trip here, I thought I was the only one who started in Houston. I know your starting in Rupert but still I am impressed.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 615
Posted By drbike
Well......after much thought I came up with a...

Well......after much thought I came up with a plan. I filled it with 700 mls and added enough so it spilled out which may of been about 5 to 10 mls bottom line is you would have to put the bike on a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 615
Posted By drbike
Transmission oil- HOW MUCH

How much oil goes in the transmission in a 2011 GS/GSA?

The reason I ask is the FAQ states 800 ml but JVB dvd is suggesting 700, my local dealer is also suggesting 700.


What's the verdict?...
Forum: The Garage 07-12-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,184
Posted By drbike
Yup I too need a picture...:D

Yup I too need a picture...:D
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 843
Posted By drbike
I suspect it has to do something with the cable...

I suspect it has to do something with the cable your holding out of the way with your hand.:D
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