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Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 27,735
Posted By k12steve
Very nice . . . and the exception that proves the...

Very nice . . . and the exception that proves the rule . . .
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 27,735
Posted By k12steve
GASP!!! OH THE HORROR!!! Pro drag...

GASP!!!

OH THE HORROR!!!

Pro drag racers not using production based engines!!!!

GASP AGAIN!!!

I guess the Blue Oval Ford Pro Stock team go their dual quad high ram intake from the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2009, 11:21 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 27,735
Posted By k12steve
Nice Job!!!! Wonder how many of the "harley...

Nice Job!!!!

Wonder how many of the "harley suck" crowd have accomplished something equivalent?

Anyw, that showed a bit of "out of the box" thinking . . . not necessarily in creating a nice...
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 18,590
Posted By k12steve
I have a 2000 LTC, 122K miles. Bought new in...

I have a 2000 LTC, 122K miles. Bought new in late 99 for $17.2K.

Has never let me down.

I do all my own maint, including valve clearances . . . no problem.

No rear end breakdown.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-20-2009, 02:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,252
Posted By k12steve
FYI, I have NEVER found the area around the...

FYI, I have NEVER found the area around the "three sisters" in the Texas hill country to be a "motorcycle tourist trap" and I've been to Deal's Gap 3 times. Gimme the Hill Country every time! :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-20-2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 12,137
Posted By k12steve
As compared to? (Being 65 degrees outside :evil )

As compared to? (Being 65 degrees outside :evil )
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-20-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,720
Posted By k12steve
GREAT POINT! Even MORE true with boots . ....

GREAT POINT!

Even MORE true with boots . . . if they "slip" on there's a high probability of them departing your feet in a tumbling getoff.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-20-2009, 02:25 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 12,137
Posted By k12steve
Helmet venting is FAR more important than color. ...

Helmet venting is FAR more important than color.

The helmet's foam liner insulates the inner layer of the helmet quite well from the shell.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-20-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,720
Posted By k12steve
I've been wearing the same pair of elkskin glove...

I've been wearing the same pair of elkskin glove for the last 6 years . . . from north of the Arctic Circle to Big Bend and Key West. I live in a city where it regularly exceeds 100 degrees and have...
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,520
Posted By k12steve
YMMV must be true . . . my FT's have never leaked...

YMMV must be true . . . my FT's have never leaked . . . except where the stones thrown up by trucks on the Dempster hit . . . :wink:
Forum: Vendors 04-05-2009, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,176
Posted By k12steve
(Pssssst, don't point that out . . . he's on his...

(Pssssst, don't point that out . . . he's on his "big bad assed long distance rider" kick)


:lol3 :lol3 :lol3
Forum: Racing 02-10-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,609
Posted By k12steve
Moreso than the comments here about the stripper...

Moreso than the comments here about the stripper who was attacked or the woman who lost her hands and feet?



Amen . . . hell of a thing for his family to have to endure. :cry
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2008, 09:08 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 14,991
Posted By k12steve
Ugly . . YEP! :eek1 Useless . . . errrr,...

Ugly . . YEP! :eek1

Useless . . . errrr, hardly. When in the middle of a corner, hanging off, rear tire "wiggling" a bit I don't care what the effing thing looks like . :wink: :wink:
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2008, 09:05 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 14,991
Posted By k12steve
Looks like a two wheeled tractor . . . especially...

Looks like a two wheeled tractor . . . especially that Olive over black paint . . . :lol3 :lol3 :lol3
Forum: The Garage 07-27-2008, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By k12steve
Thanks guys; I actually thought of that, just...

Thanks guys; I actually thought of that, just wasn't sure how "critical" it all was. I also pulled the swing arm to drill a weep hole for the clutch slave cylinder so that if it leaks, it won't...
Forum: The Garage 07-27-2008, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By k12steve
Need Modified 30mm Socket

Not sure but this may belong in Flea Market.

Anyhoo, I need to buy, beg, rent or borrow a 30MM deepwell socket that has been modified to use to torque the floating bearing stud on a BMW shaft...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2008, 07:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,823
Posted By k12steve
Only K bike experience but 70K miles on my LT and...

Only K bike experience but 70K miles on my LT and over 25K on my ex's GT and nary a fail to be seen. Just do it!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2008, 10:39 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,874
Posted By k12steve
I've worried during every mile on my two GS12's ....

I've worried during every mile on my two GS12's . . .
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2008, 09:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,016
Posted By k12steve
2000 K1200LT, 97K miles, no failures (still have)...

2000 K1200LT, 97K miles, no failures (still have)
2001 MZ3 Roadster, 22K miles, no failures (traded)
2003 330I, 52K miles, no failures (traded)
2003 K1200GT (ex's bike), 33k, no failures (sold)...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2008, 03:05 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 33,502
Posted By k12steve
Yep! 22k miles on mine and I'll challenge ANY...

Yep! 22k miles on mine and I'll challenge ANY other brand for ease of install/removal . . . :deal

When not using the bag the "flap" is easily removable.

Mine has been coast to coast and up...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2008, 02:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,469
Posted By k12steve
After a day on the Dempster . . . ...

After a day on the Dempster . . .

http://k12steve.smugmug.com/photos/99235415_qCbrh-M.jpg

http://k12steve.smugmug.com/photos/99235389_2nGFp-M.jpg
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2008, 11:23 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 26,484
Posted By k12steve
+10000 Hands down the best :wink:

+10000

Hands down the best :wink:
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2008, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 795
Posted By k12steve
Well, mine is 2.5 years old, about 50K miles on...

Well, mine is 2.5 years old, about 50K miles on the LT and GS, been to Innuvik, Key West, California with no problems at all. I suspect yours was dropped somewhere along the line.

Personally, if...
Forum: Face plant 10-12-2007, 05:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,258
Posted By k12steve
You CAN'T be serious, can you? :huh Hell,...

You CAN'T be serious, can you? :huh

Hell, I'm 53 and can STILL remember (somewhat :D ) being 17 yo. Anyone who has kids (I raised 3 girls) who believes that young 'uns of that age have common...
Forum: Vendors 06-08-2007, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,179
Posted By k12steve
No idea how good they are but I found phone and...

No idea how good they are but I found phone and fax numbers on their website...well hidden in their "contact us" link... :lol3 :lol3

http://www.cruzanengineering.net/contact.shtml
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2007, 06:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,961
Posted By k12steve
This helps, even AFTER losing 40 lbs. :D ...

This helps, even AFTER losing 40 lbs. :D

http://www.cyclegadgets.com/Products/product.asp?item=BACKALINE
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2007, 08:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,172
Posted By k12steve
Get a Cannon . . . :thumb and I wouldn't...

Get a Cannon . . . :thumb

and I wouldn't have a Sony ANYTHING after their bullshit software shennanigans from a year or so ago.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2007, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By k12steve
KOA RV Roadhelp. http://www.koa.com/rvroadhelp/ ...

KOA RV Roadhelp. http://www.koa.com/rvroadhelp/

In '05 they got my wrecked GS from Eagle Plains on the Dempster (me too) all the way back to Edmonton. Out of pocket cost to me?


Nada
Zilch...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2007, 12:16 PM
Replies: 777
Views: 76,393
Posted By k12steve
Oh great!!!! Now we'll hafta put up with a...

Oh great!!!!

Now we'll hafta put up with a whole string of posts from Advrider Sooooooper Heroooooeeeeeesssss calling 'em pussies cause they had a truck following along 24 hours behind . . . :lol3
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2007, 09:34 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,632
Posted By k12steve
Errrr, nope. No modular has even been submitted...

Errrr, nope. No modular has even been submitted for SNELL testing. I'd LOVE to see a valid reference to one that was. I' ve also never heard of a verifiable instance of failure, not saying there...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2007, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,461
Posted By k12steve
Have it on a R12GS and K12GT...luv it, works...

Have it on a R12GS and K12GT...luv it, works great!
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2006, 06:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By k12steve
Roady2 will solve the problem!! :wink:

Roady2 will solve the problem!! :wink:
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2006, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By k12steve
About 6 months ago at Best Buy...they did a...

About 6 months ago at Best Buy...they did a price match to someone who I can't remember now.
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2006, 06:36 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,143
Posted By k12steve
Understand :thumbup ...just be aware that you are...

Understand :thumbup ...just be aware that you are treading on the verge of "zealotry".. :evil

I also cringe at the shorts and t-shirt, but I also think there are some good choices out there...
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2006, 06:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By k12steve
It is a well known problem with the original...

It is a well known problem with the original (thick) Roady. For a while Delphi would replace them. Your best bet is to go hunt down a newer Roady and replace the old one as I doubt Delphi will...
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2006, 05:39 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,143
Posted By k12steve
Errrr, so your position is that if its not a...

Errrr, so your position is that if its not a Stitch one piece its not ATG???

There are many choices out there and many of them are quite reasonable.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2006, 06:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,480
Posted By k12steve
I've boght two Corbin's in 10 years. Both were...

I've boght two Corbin's in 10 years. Both were on time, as requested, fit fine and were comfortable. I've never had to return one so I don't know anything about that part of the buying "experience".
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2006, 04:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,878
Posted By k12steve
But but but but but how about your medical...

But but but but but how about your medical insurance??? Your home insurance??? :evil

Seriously, sorry about your experience. EVERY consumer group out there says vehicle extended warranties...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2006, 04:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,878
Posted By k12steve
Eek If you think paying $1400 bucks to pay for the...

If you think paying $1400 bucks to pay for the (and I'll be generous) 1 in 25 chance that you'll have a repair cost GREATER than $1400 bucks in a 4 year period is a "good idea" then go for it.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2006, 04:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,878
Posted By k12steve
Around 55K on the LT, 15K on the first GS I...

Around 55K on the LT, 15K on the first GS I wrecked. Just turned 16K on my year old replacement and Becky's got about 20K on her '03.

Of course, we don't ride much...

EWs are a great deal,...
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