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Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 425
Posted By Russman721
RT - 1996 - Ohlin front shock replacement

I decided to replace the shocks on my 1996 RT. The bike has 17k. The stock stuff is OK. I replaced the rear shock, no big deal. The front shock is, well...a shocker. I can't get the new Ohlin...
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,746
Posted By Russman721
I agree with HD Steve, you can't really go wrong...

I agree with HD Steve, you can't really go wrong either way. I own both, 09 GS and an 06 RT. My GF prefers the RT and for cruising the pavement for a lot of miles on a trip I take the RT. When I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 46,457
Views: 9,340,163
Posted By Russman721
Laugh eBay worked for me

I had the lust myself and ended up with a 2009 WR250F for 3800 on eBay. It was brand new and still in the crate. I had to assemble the thing and get a street legal kit fot it, but that was all. I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-24-2011, 05:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,797
Posted By Russman721
Cool2 Hard Road to Travel

Well, there are roads that are subject to gates and bars, class VI roads open June through October, unimproved roads, abandoned roads, lapsed roads - roads without maintenance for five years -...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,533
Posted By Russman721
Laugh eBay

I found a new 2009 wr250f leftover with warranty from a dealer in Ohio for 4550 on eBay. Transport was 300. I expected that the bike would roll off the truck, but it was still in the original...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-01-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,699
Posted By Russman721
GS to WR

I have the beastly GS and I love the thing, but not on the trail, or in the deep rutted mud, or along a narrow trail or road when I need to turn it around, or I have to right it in the mud with a...
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 37,096
Posted By Russman721
This is gonna be good, I'm in :raabia

This is gonna be good, I'm in :raabia
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 14,147
Posted By Russman721
Two cents

Hmmmm....previous comments certainly have offered a wealth of information, so here's my two cents; you obviously have the money to afford the beast and it is a nice bike - yeah I own one. I think...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2011, 05:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,456
Posted By Russman721
R2p

I like mine in the hot weather, the vents work well. The only drawback is it tends to get a bit sticky and wet in a downpour. Given your current location that's probably not a concern. I'd like to...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2011, 05:30 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,866
Posted By Russman721
I gotta say that the ThinkPad is a pretty good...

I gotta say that the ThinkPad is a pretty good bet, albeit a bit large. I've used one for the last 4 years in the sandbox and I carried it just in a pack. It's been through dust storms, dropped (in...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,929
Posted By Russman721
Sorry for your loss. Yours is a good question...

Sorry for your loss. Yours is a good question without easy answers. It seems to me that you need a wise heart and some patience on this one. I sense that you already have a wise heart or you wouldn't...
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,697
Posted By Russman721
Round and Round

You just can't make this shit up. I love it!! Where I'm sitting this makes for entertainment.:rofl Not only that, but this thread has given me a few ideas for patches on my own gear. Not that I own a...
Forum: The Garage 02-15-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,882
Posted By Russman721
Back in the Day

Back when I was going to grad school I sold a shit ton of tools working at the now defunct Wood Workers Warehouse. The Makita and Rousseau table set up are a great combo. Portable, maneuverable, easy...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-09-2011, 03:58 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 38,057
Posted By Russman721
Wow!!:eek1 That explains why one bike is not...

Wow!!:eek1 That explains why one bike is not enough.
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2010, 01:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,641
Posted By Russman721
Here is the bike I think that I am purchasing, if...

Here is the bike I think that I am purchasing, if I could figure out how to upload the image you might see it. The shop wants me to complete an IRS form 8300 required for cash purchases over 10k...
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,641
Posted By Russman721
OK...so I went with the 1200RT

I looked and I looked and I bought the 1200RT. An 06 with 14k for mileage. Guess this means more farkles, a lift, a tire changer, a wheel balancer, and Jim's videos:eek1 Thanks for everyone's opinion...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,641
Posted By Russman721
Hmmmm.....If I read the thread correctly it...

Hmmmm.....If I read the thread correctly it sounded more like the paint had bubbled. From the picture I saw of the bike I am talking about, it was the actual plastic that exhibited bubbling like moon...
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,641
Posted By Russman721
Send some pics and bike particulars, I'd love to...

Send some pics and bike particulars, I'd love to look at the thing. I do have a question with respect to "bubbling plastic" around the fairing nearest the exhaust header. I had a bloke interested in...
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2010, 10:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,641
Posted By Russman721
She is inseam challenged and the bike feels a bit...

She is inseam challenged and the bike feels a bit to tall for her.
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2010, 02:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,641
Posted By Russman721
Advice Needed - To purchase or Not- R1150RT

It's official, my girlfriend refuses to ride pillion any longer on my GS so I'm looking for a bike that will accommodate her needs. I get to keep the GS :clap I'm looking at some older bikes like the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-28-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 29,079
Posted By Russman721
But them both...at different times

There are plenty of reasons to own each, just do so at different times. There are plenty of GS's out there now, so buy one and ride it for a few years until your part of the country is well stocked...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2010, 12:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,297
Posted By Russman721
Cool2 Carbon Fiber vs Titanium Exhaust

I'm looking for some input as I contemplate adding a slip on exhaust to my 09 GS. What are the downsides to carbon fiber and titanium? Is one better than the other? Will titanium crack or carbon...
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