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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-01-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4,279
Views: 837,388
Posted By Crocker
Only been out here a year, but I've done spent a...

Only been out here a year, but I've done spent a bit of time out in the mountains.

Last trip out to Marmot Pass...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-01-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10,071
Views: 2,097,584
Posted By Crocker
Likely looking to get a cheap thumper for now I...

Likely looking to get a cheap thumper for now I can learn to ride offroad. Tried offroad a few times with my old BMW, but those were expensive drops and I learned exactly what it means to say a bike...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-01-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10,071
Views: 2,097,584
Posted By Crocker
I got pretty much the same conversation last...

I got pretty much the same conversation last night from the wife. Instead she told me to go out and buy a bike.

Been without a bike for the last year, cross country move, non-paying tenant on the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 98,387
Posted By Crocker
too late :lol3 My wife used to hate...

too late :lol3

My wife used to hate goldwings, thought they were big and ugly. She sat on one and thought "wow, this is really nice!" She'll never tell me what to buy, only saying that the back...
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 98,387
Posted By Crocker
I'll likely be joining the younger wing rider...

I'll likely be joining the younger wing rider group. I'm 33 and looking to get something cheap I can take the wife with me on trips. Noticed I could get a pretty nice looking 1100 or 1200 for under...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-24-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1,677
Views: 233,160
Posted By Crocker
I'm tempted to go take a look at that just to...

I'm tempted to go take a look at that just to meet the person behind that disaster.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,411
Posted By Crocker
I agree it's good to support the local dealer if...

I agree it's good to support the local dealer if they're good shop. I get all my parts from Bob's but for I'm not taking it in for scheduled maintenance. I even bought my GS911 from them, used it...
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 36,364
Posted By Crocker
You know, I hadn't given that one a thought but I...

You know, I hadn't given that one a thought but I think I will. I've been leaning towards selling my oilhead and replacing it with 2 bikes(smaller offroad bike and a more sporty street bike) so I'll...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 13,043
Posted By Crocker
Yep. I watched the first episode, realized...

Yep.

I watched the first episode, realized it was "reality" tv with manufactured drama and decided not to go any further.

I'll just stick with reading ride reports.
Forum: Road warriors 06-15-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,951
Posted By Crocker
Bobs bmw has a used k1300s. Sat on it and it...

Bobs bmw has a used k1300s. Sat on it and it felt real good for me at 6'4" and 240lbs..decided not to test ride as id probably do something financially I shouldnt do right now.

Real nice...
Forum: Road warriors 06-14-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 17,759
Posted By Crocker
And when he's done setting them straight, there's...

And when he's done setting them straight, there's another group of riders that should be informed they spelled their name wrong
http://machofashion.files.wordpress.com/2011/06/bandidos_mc.jpg
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Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By Crocker
$250? :huh

$250? :huh
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,222
Posted By Crocker
8 yr old bike, 40k miles, blown engine and that...

8 yr old bike, 40k miles, blown engine and that many documented problems...$1200 sounds about right.

Seriously, they're not going to give you what you probably want from the bike. I don't know...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,198
Posted By Crocker
I got the same slow ABS flash and general alert...

I got the same slow ABS flash and general alert light about a week ago. No ABS at least on the rear when I stand on it, haven't "tested" the front but the servos still work fine on my '04.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-09-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 911
Posted By Crocker
you know who else wanted framed trail maps. ...

you know who else wanted framed trail maps.

Nazis.


:D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By Crocker
yeah, those are the bars. I ended up just buying...

yeah, those are the bars. I ended up just buying a new set of sw-motech rally bars after nearly cracking the right valve cover after biffing it in some gravel last month.

The bars are silver, my...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-24-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 33,234
Posted By Crocker
Thanks kev, Dan and all for a great first rally...

Thanks kev, Dan and all for a great first rally to attend. I hope to be back and be able to stay till the end next year.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-21-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 33,234
Posted By Crocker
Stopped in front royal to defrost. So...

Stopped in front royal to defrost. So cold...first time I wish I had heated gear.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By Crocker
help identifying some crash bars for r1150gs

requesting some help from gspot sages.

I bought these bars last summer from an inmate, never gotten around to installing them. I took off the tank, and while they look like they sort of fit they...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-19-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 33,234
Posted By Crocker
Well..The dude obliges. seriously, if there...

Well..The dude obliges.

seriously, if there is stuff to do I'll pitch in.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-19-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 33,234
Posted By Crocker
I'll be in for the Friday gravel ride. I...

I'll be in for the Friday gravel ride.

I should be getting in around 5pm on Thursday, figure that'll give me enough time to set up camp, ice the beer and go on a trail run to stretch the legs out...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8,367
Views: 1,294,374
Posted By Crocker
Moto Guzzi Norge. Had a chance to pick one...

Moto Guzzi Norge.

Had a chance to pick one up an 08 last summer, passed and decided to keep my r1150gs.

I've been regretting it ever since that test ride. Nothing wrong with the beemer, it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-15-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 33,234
Posted By Crocker
Did that this past summer when I headed out west,...

Did that this past summer when I headed out west, discovered 14A doing that. A lot easier then though as there were less boring lines to get in the way out there.

Might be time to get a GPS I can...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-15-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 33,234
Posted By Crocker
You guys coming from the north east just taking...

You guys coming from the north east just taking I-81 down? Looking for some more scenic options, time permitting.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-06-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 33,234
Posted By Crocker
Perfect :clap

Perfect :clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-06-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 33,234
Posted By Crocker
Spending too much time in CSM, getting burned out...

Spending too much time in CSM, getting burned out from the asshatery and I remember "oh shit, people here ride motorcycles too!"
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-06-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 33,234
Posted By Crocker
Didn't see MD represented yet, so registration...

Didn't see MD represented yet, so registration form has been sent and check in the mail tomorrow morning.


Never been to a rally before, not sure what I just signed up for.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 469,387
Posted By Crocker
One from back this summer during a cross country...

One from back this summer during a cross country trip, took a detour in Wyoming for a few hours here. Having been my first trip off the East Coast in my life, I was blown away by all the open space....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4,753
Views: 1,637,531
Posted By Crocker
damn that's fucking hot, I wish I had the idea or...

damn that's fucking hot, I wish I had the idea or I would've pulled the beak off my '04 and put on some bug eye headlights like I had on my '07 speed triple. maybe some scrambler pipes too
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-09-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 701
Posted By Crocker
awesome, thanks guys.

awesome, thanks guys.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-08-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 701
Posted By Crocker
tire mounting in Seattle

Hello all,
Anyone know a shop in Seattle that will mount motorcycle tires you didn't buy from them? Riding out to Seattle next week and was planning on bringing some tires with me to swap out...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 957
Posted By Crocker
I've got an 2004gs that I've been wanting to swap...

I've got an 2004gs that I've been wanting to swap to an adventure style single seat. PM me if you want to swap some hardware :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-02-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 55,413
Posted By Crocker
thanks, headed out there next week and had...

thanks, headed out there next week and had beartooth on the list already, going to add this one as well :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,462
Posted By Crocker
+1. cheap and easy.

+1.

cheap and easy.
Forum: Americas 07-13-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,150
Posted By Crocker
headed out there next month from MD. Plan is to...

headed out there next month from MD. Plan is to blast through the eastern states as fast as possible to get to badlands national park and slow down from there to final destination of Seattle.. I...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-13-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 196,838
Posted By Crocker
I didn't like it till I stopped by a Ducati/Guzzi...

I didn't like it till I stopped by a Ducati/Guzzi dealer and sat on one. It's much nicer once you sit on it. I wouldn't buy one, but it's a nice bike. Fiancee really, really wanted me to take it...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-13-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 163,775
Posted By Crocker
someone buy this before some jackass turns it...

someone buy this before some jackass turns it into a cafe bike.
Forum: Trip Planning 07-10-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,002
Posted By Crocker
He rode fast and hard across country for some ass...

He rode fast and hard across country for some ass and has a good story. I don't see the problem. Lighten up, Francis.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,937
Posted By Crocker
if you think that bike is dirty I'm ashamed to...

if you think that bike is dirty I'm ashamed to post a picture of my bike. every time I pull out the stuff to clean it I realize it's a nice day and I'd rather be out riding so it gets a hose down...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,634
Posted By Crocker
had the same issue on my 2004 this week, then I...

had the same issue on my 2004 this week, then I learned it is necessary to reset the TPS after disconnecting the battery. Once I did that she fires up first try and idles correctly. Procedure is in...
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