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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-02-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,134
Posted By Mattpar
Poo, drove past the Shelbourne Museum on our way...

Poo, drove past the Shelbourne Museum on our way to the Vermont Teddy bear factory. Should of stopped.

Rent a motorcycle would be fun. Been on some pretty interesting roads in the cage, but polly...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-30-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,134
Posted By Mattpar
brewery closed to the public :cry

brewery closed to the public :cry
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-30-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,134
Posted By Mattpar
Caged it to Stowe VT from Chicago

Girlfriend and I caged it to Stowe from Chicago. Her helmet gives her a headache and she gets bored riding passenger. Thus we took her GTI. We got a deal on a resort for 5 days.

Looking for...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-24-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,251
Posted By Mattpar
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v491/Pstrkd4brth...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v491/Pstrkd4brthcntrll/AFBFF5C7-7B8A-4B60-92CD-7D3C964D15F4_zpsyjpqi4uw.jpg

They were closed, and I was thirsty!!!!! :cry
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-24-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,370
Posted By Mattpar
Just went to "Cave in the Mounds" in Blue Mounds...

Just went to "Cave in the Mounds" in Blue Mounds WI yesterday. Was pretty cool. They give an 1hr long tour. Tours start every 30mins. Neato place

http://www.caveofthemounds.com/
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 895
Posted By Mattpar
x2 Never had a problem with it coming off. Nor...

x2 Never had a problem with it coming off. Nor the mount coming loose. Install it and you'll be fine. As long as you hear a healthy click when the unit in put into the cradle, it wont come out....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,768
Posted By Mattpar
On my 2013, If I cruise at ~50mph in 5th gear,...

On my 2013, If I cruise at ~50mph in 5th gear, close the throttle(engine brake) and hoover both hands off of the handle bars, it will tank slap a good amount. But if i have my hands on it, it wont. I...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 330
Posted By Mattpar
Ebay Powerlet/cig plug

Ordered a set of these (http://www.ebay.com/itm/2x-Powerlet-12-Volt-Universal-Plug-For-BMW-Hella-Continental-German-DIN-/121206018163?pt=US_Adapters&hash=item1c38711073). Fast shipping.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By Mattpar
10K on my GSW and pads are toast. ...

10K on my GSW and pads are toast. (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24894984&postcount=4650). Same thing my dealer told me. Its a wearable item. Tuff luck. BMW wanted 90$ for a set of...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5,625
Views: 947,285
Posted By Mattpar
whats the squeek noise?

'13 GSW, 10K miles on a set of rear pads. Polly could of gotten a few more miles out of the pads. No sparks, no problems, keep riding right? Local independant shop had a set in stock. DP brand brake...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,366
Posted By Mattpar
I bought a set of those off of ebay for ~25...

I bought a set of those off of ebay for ~25 bucks. Mounting one of them between the front forks to have a light pointing where I am turning. Waiting on china to send me a few more things to finish up...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,586
Posted By Mattpar
My SMH10 is frits, contacted Sena and they are...

My SMH10 is frits, contacted Sena and they are gonna warranty it. But ordered the one mentioned in this thread to give it a whirl, and too cheap to buy the girlfriend a SMH10. Discount code still...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,173
Posted By Mattpar
I'm at 9000mile on my set of Nexts(13' GS). Rear...

I'm at 9000mile on my set of Nexts(13' GS). Rear is toast. Not to the cords but no tread left. Front is decent. I really like this tire. Holds good in the corners. Pretty quiet I would say, but I did...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,950
Posted By Mattpar
I've had the very same problem. Rarely(once every...

I've had the very same problem. Rarely(once every 3months) it wont start on the first press of the started. It will just crank and crank. But if I release the button and try again. Fires right up....
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-06-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,006
Posted By Mattpar
Good stuff! I took a few notes. I live in Gurnee...

Good stuff! I took a few notes. I live in Gurnee now, use to live in the Marquette area in the U.P. but moved when I was 8yo. Planning a trip up there to stop by my old house and go up to the tippie...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 785
Posted By Mattpar
i know you dont want the jungle gym hanging off...

i know you dont want the jungle gym hanging off the back of your bike, but,... why not buy a symmetrical rack...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,768
Posted By Mattpar
parts flying off

I pulled out of my girlfriends neighborhood, accelerated away on a busy street and the little BMW screw cover on the pivot point of the top triple tree flew off!! I went back to look for it on the...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-06-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By Mattpar
Thanks for the suggestions. I'll save them for a...

Thanks for the suggestions. I'll save them for a later date because now the Girlfriend is bucking and not wanting to take the bike anymore,... Just when I think I was gonna have fun the g/f denies...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-06-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By Mattpar
Good rides around Wis. Dells?

Heading up to the Dells today. A bunch of us are going up to the Dells this Sunday-Tuesday. Using a friends time share. We'll be staying at a indoor water park. Weather should be pretty good. 50's....
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,658
Posted By Mattpar
Wolfia. Girlfriend had a F650(named Wolfie), that...

Wolfia. Girlfriend had a F650(named Wolfie), that got totalled, then a year later I got my LC. So we joked that her F650 got reincarnated into my LC and changed genders.

My red ducati previous to...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,577
Posted By Mattpar
my g/f likes riding on the back of my GSW. She is...

my g/f likes riding on the back of my GSW. She is comfy and has more than enough room. We dont do long hauls, but she says the OE seat is comfy enough for her. Skinny girl with a squishy butt

As...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-09-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 106,925
Posted By Mattpar
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v491/Pstrkd4brth...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v491/Pstrkd4brthcntrll/IMG_1216_zps81118771.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-09-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 174,571
Posted By Mattpar
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v491/Pstrkd4brth...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v491/Pstrkd4brthcntrll/IMG_1211_zps1cbcf6e5.jpg
Russell Military Museum
43363 Old Hwy 41 Zion, IL 60075
...
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,617
Posted By Mattpar
hmm, so far i'm liking my SMH10, and kinda in the...

hmm, so far i'm liking my SMH10, and kinda in the market for a action camera. would like to hear the reviews on this one once it comes out
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,996
Posted By Mattpar
Cheaper insurance than Progressive

My mom is a insurance agent and every once in a while she will shop around for me for cheaper rates for insurance. One day a rep. from Foremost Ins. was in her office and she mentioned to him that...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-18-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 120,477
Posted By Mattpar
Holy Hill WI

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v491/Pstrkd4brthcntrll/IMG_0868_zps8b68c8d8.jpg
Ya can climb the right tower. 178 steps to the top

https://holyhill.com/
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-17-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7,360
Views: 2,501,763
Posted By Mattpar
Stagecoach road and Slaughterhouse RD

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v491/Pstrkd4brthcntrll/IMG_0862_zps89be19a5.jpg

Put a "S" in front of a word and it changes its entire meaning... Fresh beef anyone?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-17-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 38,363
Posted By Mattpar
Poopys, Savana IL

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v491/Pstrkd4brthcntrll/IMG_0858_zpsf97ccb9a.jpg

Food stop on our Chicago to Iowa and back day trip. My GS and bro's Pani. Poopys, its a bar, gift shop, and tattoo...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,525
Posted By Mattpar
whats the prefered method of getting your bike...

whats the prefered method of getting your bike OFF of the center stand. I dont use my center stand much at all. Is it best to sit on it and rock it off the center stand, or stand beside it and push...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,095
Posted By Mattpar
bought mine on 5/30, currently have 2350miles

bought mine on 5/30, currently have 2350miles
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,343
Posted By Mattpar
You have to turn off "ASC"(if equiped) then it...

You have to turn off "ASC"(if equiped) then it will let you wheelie. Still not completely comfortable/confident with my LC. But usually if I'm feeling frisky ill get going from a stop. Get about...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,072
Posted By Mattpar
havent taken my gsw offroad yet. Just cleaning...

havent taken my gsw offroad yet. Just cleaning off lots of bugs so far. But since this is the first brand new vehicle i ever bought, I try to keep it clean-ish. I use regular car wash and turtle wax...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,341
Posted By Mattpar
A cupholder would be nice to have. This works for...

A cupholder would be nice to have. This works for the short ride back from lunch to work. Bottom of the cup get mangled to fit in the hole but still holds liquid
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 606
Views: 211,399
Posted By Mattpar
posted it in the Farkles thread,... Couldnt find...

posted it in the Farkles thread,... Couldnt find that until i searched my name. Whoops. I'll at least try building something before buying it. If it turns out good, then cool, if not, well, then I'll...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 606
Views: 211,399
Posted By Mattpar
Dont know if I posted this up or not. Made myself...

Dont know if I posted this up or not. Made myself a rack and used some ammo cans I picked up at a antique/surplus shop. I wanted the tops of the cans level with the rack/seat so incase I wanted to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 441,493
Posted By Mattpar
Finished up my homemade rack and Ammo Cans. A...

Finished up my homemade rack and Ammo Cans. A little on the heavy side. Total cost $300
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-25-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 23,028
Posted By Mattpar
My 13' BMW R1200GS My Bros 13' Duc Paini S ...

My 13' BMW R1200GS
My Bros 13' Duc Paini S
Fellow riders 1098 S

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v491/Pstrkd4brthcntrll/10046_739788083535_254469771_n_zps01ce77c6.jpg
^nevermind the ammo can...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,768
Posted By Mattpar
I alway pull the clutch in when I start my bike....

I alway pull the clutch in when I start my bike. I usually start my bike, put on my gear then hop in the bike and ride away. Pulling the clutch in is to make sure it doesn't start in gear and jump...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,768
Posted By Mattpar
If you let the Rpms drop too much after missing...

If you let the Rpms drop too much after missing the shift the first time then try to kick it into gear with out bringing the revs back up(i.e. not rev matching), it will make a mighty klunk noise....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,768
Posted By Mattpar
My pedi/mani is tuesday morning so i can look...

My pedi/mani is tuesday morning so i can look good for the tow truck driver :evil

ANYWAYS

After work I got home. Itching to ride it. Remembered Bemiiten saying


SO I grabbed the keys,...
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