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Forum: Racing 09-10-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 37,676
Posted By MJS
I understand what you're saying but you do...

I understand what you're saying but you do realize it is a marketing poster / press release, not the rules or regs. "No gps" simply means no gps assistance to the rider.

Have we beat this to...
Forum: Face plant 09-09-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,685
Posted By MJS
Take some lessons. There is a lot of...

Take some lessons.

There is a lot of benefits to having an experienced coach observe your riding and correct things. Just be sure to find a class appropriate for your skill level. IOW, don't...
Forum: Racing 09-09-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 37,676
Posted By MJS
GPS is required to record your track however (as...

GPS is required to record your track however (as I understand it) the GPS is wiped clean of maps and tracks prior to the start. It is only used to verify your course and speed at the end of each day.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,175
Posted By MJS
I think you need to research the Parallels...

I think you need to research the Parallels product a bit more. I've been running it on a Mac for years and there's no annual fee. There is an upgrade fee if you wish to upgrade versions but that's...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-05-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,708
Posted By MJS
My $.02 After spending some time this summer...

My $.02

After spending some time this summer traveling with our toy box and two KTM dual sports my wife and I have come to some agreement on what we'd want if we were to go full time.

First,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7,017
Views: 1,074,513
Posted By MJS
DID is a good chain. Once you buy a rivet tool...

DID is a good chain. Once you buy a rivet tool and learn to use it, you'll prefer it over clip type master links (Well, maybe not but I do :lol3).

Actually, when replacing the chain it is a good...
Forum: Americas 09-03-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,691
Posted By MJS
Road info in Baja is in a constant flux. IMHO,...

Road info in Baja is in a constant flux. IMHO, any information that is more than a couple of months old is suspect. That's because Baja is rapidly becoming paved over (well the heavily traveled...
Forum: Americas 08-26-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By MJS
Baja is your option for riding on / near the...

Baja is your option for riding on / near the beach. So Cal is traffic and cars by the beach, you'll have to head to the desert / mountains for riding. And Oct can still be hot in the inland areas....
Forum: Vendors 08-26-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1,364
Views: 167,398
Posted By MJS
Do you have any info about an H9?. Didn't see...

Do you have any info about an H9?. Didn't see anything on your site (and I've haven't read every post in this thread).

Thanks,

Mark
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-24-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 806
Posted By MJS
Being within 45 minutes of downtown LA is going...

Being within 45 minutes of downtown LA is going to severely limit where you can live unless you're commuting in the middle of the night. Fontana / Ontario and OC are probably 2 hour commutes each...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By MJS
I'm a ways north of you but have a pro model (no...

I'm a ways north of you but have a pro model (no VIN limitation) if you get desperate or up this way.
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7,017
Views: 1,074,513
Posted By MJS
The bubble is a good starting point however I...

The bubble is a good starting point however I purposely did not mention that. Like a lot of things suspension tuning has a bit of personal preference in it.

I like to set the sag using the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7,017
Views: 1,074,513
Posted By MJS
The pressure in the air shock should be adjusted...

The pressure in the air shock should be adjusted to set the rear sag at the proper height for your weight. Running it to low or high has a negative effect on bike handling. Especially off road.
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By MJS
3 Bros.

3 Bros.
Forum: Vendors 08-20-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 42,107
Posted By MJS
H11 / h9 ?

I've been looking to try an LED source in some Hella 90mm projectors. These were originally equipped with H9 lamps and I currently have them fitted with 35W HID conversions. The HID stuff is all...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,171
Posted By MJS
There are some private instructors in the...

There are some private instructors in the Sacramento area that do some club / dealer events. You could do a private lesson if you had a small group of friends.

PM me if interested.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-20-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,297
Posted By MJS
+1 on the MC.

+1 on the MC.
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By MJS
Sorry I didn't see this earlier. I have both the...

Sorry I didn't see this earlier. I have both the RP2 and 3. Liners are not interchangeable. And the 2 is much better IMO.
Forum: The Garage 08-18-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,387
Posted By MJS
I had an early DMax work truck that had 3 sets of...

I had an early DMax work truck that had 3 sets of injectors replace by the dealer. That kept it running for 170k miles till it burned a piston and scored the cylinder when the last set failed. New...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By MJS
You probably need to add a load resistor in...

You probably need to add a load resistor in parallel to the relay coil circuit to approximate the load of the stock horn. The ZFE is seeing the horn circuit as being open due to the low load of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,667
Posted By MJS
Correct on the rubber mounts, my 05 had four, my...

Correct on the rubber mounts, my 05 had four, my HP2 had only the two rear and my 10 GS had only the two rear. Somewhere around 07 BMW got rid of the two rubber front mounts and started using the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,667
Posted By MJS
I personally know (I was there for two and saw...

I personally know (I was there for two and saw the damage on the third) of three riders whose engine has been damaged from an impact. Two of those were when the skid plate took an impact and cracked...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7,017
Views: 1,074,513
Posted By MJS
The stock X forks are 45mm Zokes, just without...

The stock X forks are 45mm Zokes, just without the good internals. The seals are the same.
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 75,049
Posted By MJS
I have a Renzaco for a X-Ch sitting on a shelf. ...

I have a Renzaco for a X-Ch sitting on a shelf. PM me if you're interested.

Mark
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-04-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,138
Posted By MJS
The D37 folks will post the required range up in...

The D37 folks will post the required range up in the ride info. You should figure 120-130 miles range though. And some of that's going to be sand riding, not crusing 55 on the highway. :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By MJS
I know a lot of people like bar risers but they...

I know a lot of people like bar risers but they will accentuate the shoulder pain issue. YMMV.
Forum: Americas 08-04-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 12,530
Posted By MJS
Your strom will be fine on the major dirt roads...

Your strom will be fine on the major dirt roads IF you're comfortable with sand. They won't all be deep sand but you'll hit sections of it on most of the roads at some point.

Trails vary from...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-03-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,252
Posted By MJS
Update works fine for me on 8.1.

Update works fine for me on 8.1.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By MJS
Somewhere, some time ago, I was lead to believe...

Somewhere, some time ago, I was lead to believe the number of teeth were different between the early and later FD ring gears. I think it may have been Max who told me this when they did my 3.0 FD. I...
Forum: The Garage 08-01-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 881
Posted By MJS
Tried that once and ended up with a leaking line....

Tried that once and ended up with a leaking line. YMMV
Forum: Americas 07-30-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 864
Posted By MJS
If it's late in the day then best to stick to the...

If it's late in the day then best to stick to the 101 from Ventura to SB. However if you get to Ventura mid day then there are some fun scenic routes through the SB foothills.

Send me a PM with...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7,017
Views: 1,074,513
Posted By MJS
I'd also be interested in two.

I'd also be interested in two.
Forum: Americas 07-26-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 864
Posted By MJS
Agree with SB. Leaving SD at any reasonable hour...

Agree with SB. Leaving SD at any reasonable hour and you're going to hit traffic in OC. You can miss the SD shopper traffic but once you get further north it will be lots of traffic lights and...
Forum: Americas 07-26-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 864
Posted By MJS
Going north from SD you can take the coastal...

Going north from SD you can take the coastal route Hwy 1 up to Oceanside / Camp Pendelton. Pick it back up in San Clemente and then continue on.

I'd think leaving SD as early as possible would be...
Forum: Vendors 07-25-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 31,207
Posted By MJS
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4,441
Views: 1,916,693
Posted By MJS
The screw is an air bleed.

The screw is an air bleed.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,659
Posted By MJS
Have a look here for info on my removal. ...

Have a look here for info on my removal. http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=7948825&postcount=16

No issues since the removal. (Well except that the tires still seem to wear out.)
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,513
Posted By MJS
Precis You seem to be under some incorrect...

Precis

You seem to be under some incorrect assumptions.

The GS911 was never intended to be a performance tuner. It is a diagnostic tool. Years ago I had a long discussion with Stephen from...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-20-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,852
Posted By MJS
CHP lane splitting guidelines removed

All because of one asshat's complaint.

http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/2/18877/Motorcycle-Article/Complaint-Forces-Guideline-From-CHP-Website.aspx
Forum: Americas 07-20-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,725
Posted By MJS
California's not to safe either.

California's not to safe either.
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