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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-26-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By gofast1320
laramie

Make sure you drive 287 from Laramie to Ft Collins on your way to Denver. Beautiful sights to see.
Happy Jack trail between Laramie and Cheyenne is also a beautiful drive.
I just spent a week out...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By gofast1320
2014 R1200GSA WC Tank Pads anyone?

Has anyone purchased tank side knee gripper pads for their new 2014 GSA WC?
Really want to get some and have been looking at the .125 thick sharkskin ones.
Anyone have any other ideas or...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 198,823
Posted By gofast1320
bmw communicator, nav 5 gps and android phone

I have a Shuberth with the bmw communicator on it, the Nav 5 gps on my GSA WC and my phone is an android Motorola ultra max.


The communicator pairs with the phone and calls work great BUT the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,563
Posted By gofast1320
Led

My 2014 1200GSA WC has the LED and I'm thinking it is pretty awesome. I had an F800GS with some LED driving lights and just the LED headlight on my 1200 lets me see more at night than the F800.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 667,752
Posted By gofast1320
What I did today

I got my Black Dog Cycle Works bar risers and footpegs for my new GSA and put them on.
Instructions provided were excellent. Foot pegs took about 10 minutes and the bar risers the same. It was...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,516
Posted By gofast1320
Grass Roots BMW in Cape Girardeau

My dealer, Grass Roots BMW in Cape Girardeau MO, is about 140 miles from me and I couldn't be happier with these folks.
When I called to schedule the 6,000 mile service on my F800Gs they...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By gofast1320
Flashing Brake Light

Has anyone put one of those flashing brake light modules on their 2014 R1200GS adv LC?

I had one on my F800GS and really liked it. Got many comments on how noticeable it was. I bought it and put...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,543
Posted By gofast1320
I'd like to get in on this.

I've got a build date of 8 Aug on my Russell. Guessing I need to send my seat in on 1 Aug and look to get mine back on 22nd or thereabouts.
I'll like to get in line on this if I might.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,543
Posted By gofast1320
sound great

PM sent
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 667,752
Posted By gofast1320
What I did today

I rode mine about 250 miles. I picked the bike up 2 weeks ago today and it just rolled over 1140 miles when I pulled into the garage this evening. Face still hurts from grinning while riding.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,861
Posted By gofast1320
2014 GSA wc dead battery

Picked up my 2014 R1200 GSA wc a week ago this past Saturday. I called on Tuesday to schedule the 600 mile service for the next Saturday (this past Saturday now).
Since its about 130 miles to my...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-21-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By gofast1320
fixed it

Never mind. I got a deal on the BMW unit. selling the 550.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-18-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By gofast1320
Will a Zumo 660 fit a BMW factory cradle

I just got a 2014 r1200GSa wc and the equipment package included the mounted wired gps cradle/mount.

Does anyone know if a Zumo 660 or 665 will fit in the factory cradle or do I have to buy a BMW...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,774
Posted By gofast1320
fuel pump issues

Wow! McGyver on a GS. Amazing diagnostic work and repair on the fly. Is there a thread on the Hyundai pump substitution?
Great info.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-07-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By gofast1320
update on update issue

Got it all sorted out. There was a hiccup in my garmin express download because of my Norton antivirus.
Garmin customer support got it figured out and I'm good.
All I have to do now is figure out...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-06-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By gofast1320
Error code on update

Purchased a Zumo 550 with all the disks and stuff.
Went online to Garmin and registered it and bought lifetime updates for it
Got email for Garmin saying go to www.mygarmin.com...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-22-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,085
Posted By gofast1320
I found that sweating profusely,...

I found that sweating profusely, hyperventilating, using florid language and crying for my mummy (in that order) worked pretty well for me! :lol3

What he said.
I was so proud of myself when I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-27-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,229
Posted By gofast1320
When to ride after THR

After I had my hip replaced and when I got to where I could raise my knee pretty good I started walking out to the garage every day to see if I could get my knee up to where I could rest it on the...
Forum: The Garage 12-03-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,756
Posted By gofast1320
heated floor

We put down a ceramic tile floor and had a thermostat controlled mat installed before the tile. You set the temp to what you want. Feels great on bare feet in the winter.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-28-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 31,149
Views: 7,553,899
Posted By gofast1320
Too damn funny! Belongs in TOA.

Too damn funny! Belongs in TOA.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,390
Posted By gofast1320
Riding goals

I ride to stay upright. I don't mind letting the F800GS eat a bit on paved road. I enjoy riding the DR off road through the woods behind the house and don't mind some gravel but I'm not liking sand a...
Forum: Vendors 11-19-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,309
Posted By gofast1320
name

Quick-stand
Kwik-stand
precise-prop
perfect-prop
steady-rest
Forum: Vendors 11-19-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,309
Posted By gofast1320
Name

hand-up trail stand
one-up trail stand
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-05-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,147
Posted By gofast1320
dropping the bike

Had a broken hip and waiting on a surgery date from workmen's comp and wasn't able to get my right leg over the seat on the F800GS. It was a pretty day and I was missing my little 40-50 mile...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-04-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 18,064
Posted By gofast1320
parking

Every time I've asked the desk clerk where I might park where it could be in a well lit area observed by the front desk/security they have told me to park under the overhang to the side.
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,194
Posted By gofast1320
small plugs

You can trim the foam ones down the sides with scissors to make them more comfortable for her.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-27-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,928
Posted By gofast1320
Lbl

Have any of you folks ridden south from hwy 79/Dover hwy down Hwy 232 towards hwy 147? 232 is one twisty mother and its about a 1 1/2 miles to the east of where you come out on 79. If you ride down...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-26-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,844
Posted By gofast1320
how many

I have a DR650 for around the county 80 mile radius trips and an F800GS for the longer rides. Really like both for what they do. Might add a TW200 for grins around the place but might have to send...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-25-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 31,149
Views: 7,553,899
Posted By gofast1320
Quota

Nope! My supervisors told me I could write as many as I wanted to.

Seriously, I never was told to write tickets or that I should write a certain amount within a given period. We were assigned...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-16-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,432
Posted By gofast1320
800 clutch

Is there an aftermarket source for an F800 clutch yet?
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-14-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 192,414
Posted By gofast1320
info

I'm guessing the seal runner you refer to is what I've been calling a spacer. I'll check this out. I've a machinist buddy that's a genius who can do it. The bearings I put back in were sealed on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-14-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 192,414
Posted By gofast1320
Front wheel bearing went out

Bike is a 2009 F800GS with a little over 15,000 miles on it. I had carpal tunnel and trigger finger surgery three weeks ago this past Friday. I had the stiches removed last Thursday and finished...
Forum: The Garage 09-29-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,877
Posted By gofast1320
shop heater

I've got a gas wall heater in the shop portion of my garage. The shop is 14' x 26' with 8' ceiling and walls, ceiling and door are insulated. The insulated door made a Big difference.
I use a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-27-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,659
Posted By gofast1320
Hornets/Wasps hanging around

From an observation vs scientific position I'm thinking the smashed bug thing has something to do with it. Even washing a bike might not get all of the bug scent particles off of it.
I made the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 96,285
Views: 18,160,816
Posted By gofast1320
Sprocket

I got mine at ProCycle and the 14 T makes it much easier to ride at slow speeds in the rough.
Forum: Trip Planning 06-06-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 32,101
Posted By gofast1320
Amarillo by Morning

Amarillo by Morning
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 32,474
Posted By gofast1320
PM side panel guards/soft bag racks

PM side racks work great keeping my soft bags off the bikes side panel plastic and only 85.00 for black powdercoated ones. PMracks.com
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-10-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 31,599
Posted By gofast1320
232 down to the ferry out from Paris

Next time you head to the ferry off of 232. Right after you turn off 232 headed for the river look up on that hill to your right at the Southern Aire Motel and Restaurant. They have EXCELLENT food....
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 96,285
Views: 18,160,816
Posted By gofast1320
DR 650 Bar ends

One of mine kept easing out and turns out it was bent inside and could not be adjusted. When I used hand impact with vise holding square part the screw snapped.
I need bar ends for my stock bars....
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 96,285
Views: 18,160,816
Posted By gofast1320
Torque wrenches

Reason to buy tools. Is there a consensus on a decent torque wrench to get?
I was thinking of picking one up. Don't need a snap-on but don't want to buy junk.
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