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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-17-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,520
Posted By minidisco
A group of us are setting off on Saturday early...

A group of us are setting off on Saturday early morning from Toronto (Canada) and according to Google it's about a 7hr trek to get to the base. Assuming we show up at around 2pm, is there anything...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,671
Posted By minidisco
I just had a thought, looking at your mod pics...

I just had a thought, looking at your mod pics (it's been a while since this thread started, and I'm still cursing the backwards cap): what if we were to loop a short length of aircraft cable around...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,937
Posted By minidisco
I'd love to see some pics of this DIY backrest...

I'd love to see some pics of this DIY backrest please.


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Forum: Equipment 05-21-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,935
Posted By minidisco
Steve, I've run into the same problem: when...

Steve, I've run into the same problem: when riding along and using the BT to connect via intercom to my other buddy, it disables every other bluetooth connection to the headset. What's worse, if he...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,671
Posted By minidisco
Just so I get this straight: with your version of...

Just so I get this straight: with your version of the mod - and the removal of the plastic black bracket that hinges the cap, the cap now "locks in" when pressed, unlocks with the key - and then IS...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,671
Posted By minidisco
Some pics would help, please!

Some pics would help, please!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,671
Posted By minidisco
I just bought a 2012 model to replace my old 2005...

I just bought a 2012 model to replace my old 2005 GS, onto which I did the fuel cap surgery (see http://www.motorcycleinfo.co.uk/index.cfm?fa=contentGeneric.tvjgzrvwgqsvkwoe&pageId=264247), and it...
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,765
Posted By minidisco
I bought the Craig jacket over 1yr ago, and...

I bought the Craig jacket over 1yr ago, and promptly replaced the armour with some KNOX pieces in all areas (shoulders, elbows, and back plate). The jacket is excellent, durable, impermeable, and...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,143
Posted By minidisco
I think this kit is missing the other 2 mounting...

I think this kit is missing the other 2 mounting pins, the kit list only lists the pyramid (plus its 2 mounting bolts and washers) and 4 rubber bumps.
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,143
Posted By minidisco
Did the kit come with a drilling template for the...

Did the kit come with a drilling template for the pattern or location? Did you add any reinforcement to your plate for the added rear cantilever weight?
Forum: Equipment 06-28-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,935
Posted By minidisco
I have the N-Com in my N-103 and I love it. The...

I have the N-Com in my N-103 and I love it. The system is made up of 2 parts:

- one is the MANDATORY basic kit (which consists of 2 wafer-thin speakers to be mounted in the helmet ear cavity and...
Forum: Canada 05-27-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 22,342
Views: 2,336,816
Posted By minidisco
I need 4 more BMW riders to join me an form a...

I need 4 more BMW riders to join me an form a group of 5 - to take a one-day private training course from BMW for $160 (which includes riding gear, all you can eat lunch, a trail pass for the day,...
Forum: Canada 02-08-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 139,813
Posted By minidisco
I'm in. Hope to ride.

I'm in. Hope to ride.
Forum: Canada 02-07-2011, 03:39 AM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 139,813
Posted By minidisco
Can't do this Thursday, but next week Thursday...

Can't do this Thursday, but next week Thursday sounds excellent. I'm good for either location. I wonder if we could ride to it...? I saw a few bikes on the roads over the past few days, and one of my...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2010, 01:41 AM
Replies: 991
Views: 353,518
Posted By minidisco
http://homepage.mac.com/niko1/.Pictures/brad-shots...

http://homepage.mac.com/niko1/.Pictures/brad-shots/Alaska%20-%20218.jpg

BestRest bar with PIAA 510 and some Canadian Tire running fog lights. The switches are glue-mounted (and zip-tied) on the...
Forum: Canada 04-29-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 139,813
Posted By minidisco
Orangeville, aye-aye! My brother lives there and...

Orangeville, aye-aye! My brother lives there and I don't get enough chances to see him and the kids: I'm in!!
Forum: Canada 04-24-2010, 06:00 AM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 139,813
Posted By minidisco
I would have loved to be there in person, but as...

I would have loved to be there in person, but as I had noted in my earlier post: this was the one week that I couldn't possibly attend. Hope there's a repeat, because my wife and I frequent the place...
Forum: Canada 04-02-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 139,813
Posted By minidisco
That's the place. However, the week of the 19th...

That's the place. However, the week of the 19th I'm away from the country. If it can be the week after that, my wife and I would join in; otherwise, we'll look at pics of y'all again.
Forum: Canada 04-02-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 139,813
Posted By minidisco
No belly dancers - unless you're offering, in...

No belly dancers - unless you're offering, in which case I'm not attending. The place is actually quite small, seating for maybe 30 people. Their mint tea is insane, my wife and I went last night (we...
Forum: Canada 04-02-2010, 04:56 AM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 139,813
Posted By minidisco
There's an incredible Moroccan restaurant, quite...

There's an incredible Moroccan restaurant, quite well priced, and about as authentic as I've been able to find on this continent (having lived and worked there for a while)... It's located just west...
Forum: Canada 01-15-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 139,813
Posted By minidisco
Holy cow, practically a whole month and no posts....

Holy cow, practically a whole month and no posts. Isn't anyone hungry this year?
Forum: Canada 11-11-2009, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 139,813
Posted By minidisco
Ooops, change of plans: my wife got the promotion...

Ooops, change of plans: my wife got the promotion and raise she was after for the past 2yrs, so we stayed home to celebrate... Sorry for missing out. Next time!
Forum: Canada 11-11-2009, 06:05 AM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 139,813
Posted By minidisco
Is it too late to opt in for this..? I just came...

Is it too late to opt in for this..? I just came across this thread.
Forum: Canada 07-18-2009, 01:58 PM
Replies: 772
Views: 32,334
Posted By minidisco
Just got back home after a few hours out on the...

Just got back home after a few hours out on the trails today. It was an eventful 22hrs - I guess the anticipation of doing this for the first time on my 12GS got the better of me.

First I want to...
Forum: Canada 07-16-2009, 10:12 AM
Replies: 772
Views: 32,334
Posted By minidisco
Anyone interested in hooking up to try that...

Anyone interested in hooking up to try that "Heritage Trail" outside of Trenton? I moved up my departure time from Scarborough (Kennedy @ 401) to 3pm-ish, so I'm estimating ETA in Trenton no later...
Forum: Canada 07-13-2009, 07:21 AM
Replies: 772
Views: 32,334
Posted By minidisco
Got a campsite "booked" for Friday night, getting...

Got a campsite "booked" for Friday night, getting my supply of dry nutri bars and drinks to pack in the tankbag.... all set to go, almost. Just need tires, brakes, and a headlamp for the GS now.
...
Forum: Canada 06-15-2009, 08:20 PM
Replies: 772
Views: 32,334
Posted By minidisco
Here you go.

Here you go.
Forum: Canada 06-15-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 772
Views: 32,334
Posted By minidisco
I'd like to join in on the fun of this event, but...

I'd like to join in on the fun of this event, but I'm a bit concerned by a number of small things [that might add up to a big thing]:

1. I don't know any of you - easily remedied, I could try to...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2009, 01:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 707
Posted By minidisco
Thanks for the posts. I bought my last 2 sets...

Thanks for the posts. I bought my last 2 sets from Moto Internationale and their prices were indeed great, but shipping is expensive (I also picked them up, I was "in the neighbourhood"). What I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2009, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 707
Posted By minidisco
Where can I order tires for cheap (CDN)?

Looking for Mitas e07 for my 05 1200GS; alternatively, would settle for yet another pair of Anakee... but not at the rape-me prices of Ontario. Can anyone recommend some good online shops? I don't...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2009, 05:18 PM
Replies: 855
Views: 352,941
Posted By minidisco
Ditto, I'd pay double that ($20) for my GS1200....

Ditto, I'd pay double that ($20) for my GS1200. Please let us know if you're willing to make a few more... I have a few friends here who would also like a set or three.
Forum: Canada 02-22-2009, 05:19 PM
Replies: 22,342
Views: 2,336,816
Posted By minidisco
I'm gonna attempt cutting into the discussion to...

I'm gonna attempt cutting into the discussion to ask: did any of you GS riders receive a letter from Motorrad Canada noting a recall on the 1200GS because the stems of the front signals are TOO...
Forum: Canada 01-18-2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,028
Posted By minidisco
In 2005, we did Vancouver - Toronto at about...

In 2005, we did Vancouver - Toronto at about 11hrs per day nice and easy cruiser pace, in exactly 5 days. Some really bad weather (including a tornado and 2 mojor storms) slowed us down.

In 2006,...
Forum: Canada 05-14-2008, 12:05 PM
Replies: 22,342
Views: 2,336,816
Posted By minidisco
Resurrection of the old post: anyone in the...

Resurrection of the old post: anyone in the Toronto area still interested in a quick get-together, some rides, and some fun? Post up again, people...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2008, 06:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,066
Posted By minidisco
No, I took one jacket on my back and my buddy...

No, I took one jacket on my back and my buddy rode with his own FS jacket. My ex was also wearing FS which was then sold (used) to another buddy who's been using it for a full year now and loves it....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-22-2007, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7,239
Views: 2,437,577
Posted By minidisco
These are a bunch of photos taken within 20km of...

These are a bunch of photos taken within 20km of road up in Lake Superior Provincial Park, in Northern Ontario.

http://homepage.mac.com/niko1/.Pictures/wawa/Lake%20Superior%20Aug07%20-%20181.jpg
...
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2007, 05:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,066
Posted By minidisco
Two FS jackets, tested on 3wk trip through the...

Two FS jackets, tested on 3wk trip through the worst rain falls of Alaska: rain & sleet, lots of dust, misery to spare... never once got wet, totally waterproof and with great insulation. Now looking...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-07-2006, 02:58 AM
Replies: 7,239
Views: 2,437,577
Posted By minidisco
No, that's russian, I think the last word is...

No, that's russian, I think the last word is "MAGADAN".
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2006, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 901
Posted By minidisco
Yeah, he was telling us that he didn't have the...

Yeah, he was telling us that he didn't have the time to take the tires off the bike, and the ride is too much fun to trade in already for the 7 GSXR bikes he's got in his stables... we had a good...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2006, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 901
Posted By minidisco
http://homepage.mac.com/niko1/.Pictures/brad-shots...

http://homepage.mac.com/niko1/.Pictures/brad-shots/Alaska%20-%20459.jpg

That's the guy who works at Alaska Leather - he set us up with the oil drain pan and some rags to do an oil change right in...
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