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Forum: Face plant 12-07-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,206
Posted By HunSolo
Heal well, Brother. Good report.

Heal well, Brother. Good report.
Forum: EMEA 11-25-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,798
Posted By HunSolo
Spent a month riding in the Balkans this...

Spent a month riding in the Balkans this June/July, including Slovenia. Very easy, very pretty, very civilized. Essentially zero break-in time for a westerner. Go and enjoy. Mid July is the start...
Forum: Vendors 11-20-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3,009
Views: 498,541
Posted By HunSolo
GSA double disc front to single disc HP2 conversion

I will call Rochelle and send the wheel to you, along with (2) HP2 sidestands for your adjustable length mod.

I find that your Superlace wheels make such a difference in rigidity that I have given...
Forum: Vendors 11-20-2013, 03:05 AM
Replies: 3,009
Views: 498,541
Posted By HunSolo
Hey Woody and Zach, My son and I have HP2...

Hey Woody and Zach,

My son and I have HP2 enduros. You built me a 19" front that I like a lot. I'm planning on giving a 19"-17" GSA wheel set to my son for his bike. Do you still turn the front...
Forum: Vendors 09-28-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 142,079
Posted By HunSolo
Any idea when you will have your crash bar mounts...

Any idea when you will have your crash bar mounts back in stock?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 220
Posted By HunSolo
Haunted Blinkers on my HP2e!

Hey guys,

I've been on a lovely back roads tour for the last few weeks on my HP2 enduro. Midwest, Michigan Upper Peninsula, Canada around the Big Lakes, down through New England, and now in...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,390
Posted By HunSolo
This will be your favorite addition to your bike....

This will be your favorite addition to your bike. Get ready for every mile, pavement and dirt, to get softer, easier and safer. Consider a road damper instead of an off-road model if available if the...
Forum: Face plant 09-19-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 65,327
Posted By HunSolo
Nothing tougher than a tough girl. All the best...

Nothing tougher than a tough girl. All the best to both of you.
Forum: EMEA 07-30-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By HunSolo
Wink Thanks, Court. My biggest concerns are: (1)...

Thanks, Court. My biggest concerns are:

(1) Being tempted to ride through something stupid to escape from Germany or cross the Pyrenees;

(2) asking my faithful barn help to miss part of the...
Forum: EMEA 07-30-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By HunSolo
Latest date for Heidelberg-Portugal?

I am looking to ride to Portugal from Heidelberg late in the year. I am repositioning my GSA for a March-April trip to Morocco. Any input on the latest date with semi-decent weather possible in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,390
Posted By HunSolo
Inmate Rbott (Underground Machine) offered to...

Inmate Rbott (Underground Machine) offered to make a custom Scott's mount kit for my HP2e as the one he regularly produces won't work with my NRP triple clamp. He produces quality products at...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 29,283
Posted By HunSolo
...but a steering damper added to the mix is a...

...but a steering damper added to the mix is a lovely addition. It is probably impossible to anticipate the magnitude of the change that a damper makes. Everything gets easier.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4,041
Views: 1,819,775
Posted By HunSolo
Suspension set up

There was a beauty of an article on suspension set up in the excellent Brit mag "Bike" a couple of months ago. I hung onto it because I thought it was so useful. If you can't find it online, PM me...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By HunSolo
I swapped the Ohlins on my '07 GS for a pair of...

I swapped the Ohlins on my '07 GS for a pair of GSA Ohlins, and I have an '06 GSA with GS shocks, so I'm in a perfect position to advise on your question. I'm a big guy and I like big things (you...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By HunSolo
Thanks Rocky and MJS. When the switch fell apart...

Thanks Rocky and MJS. When the switch fell apart as soon as I touched it, I took it as a sign from above. Brown and white did the trick. Again, my thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By HunSolo
I was thinking that too, Rocky. I winced when I...

I was thinking that too, Rocky. I winced when I cut into that $147 loom this morning to eliminate it, but the bike has been behaving itself again. Here's hoping. Thanks for your suggestion.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By HunSolo
Help! My HP2e has a bad cough

Hi guys,

Traveling in Arizona on my HP2e. My bike has been stumbling a bit the last few days, cutting out off and on for perhaps 30 seconds. This has usually happened when the bike is not fully...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2013, 03:04 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,191
Posted By HunSolo
Pay attention to the fit of the ball joint into...

Pay attention to the fit of the ball joint into the trailing arm. When I pulled mine, the joint shaft had obviously been orbiting in the oversize hole. The non-tapered shaft was quite sloppy on my...
Forum: Face plant 03-12-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,874
Posted By HunSolo
Heal well, Doug. All the best to you.

Heal well, Doug. All the best to you.
Forum: Vendors 01-15-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 22,969
Posted By HunSolo
Email sent on another set of long extensions. My...

Email sent on another set of long extensions. My feet won't stay put on stubby pegs now. Thanks Craig.
Forum: Vendors 11-14-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,597
Posted By HunSolo
PM and email sent for HP2 racks and tanks.

PM and email sent for HP2 racks and tanks.
Forum: Vendors 11-10-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,597
Posted By HunSolo
Hinges?

Is there a lid hinge option on the Nomada Pro cases?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 248
Posted By HunSolo
TACHNIQUE QUESTION: Mounted GS gauges on an HP2?

I would really like to have a tach on my HP2e. I would really not like to spend a grand on a Megamoto gauge cluster, which looks like a white faced GS cluster. The HP2 has a tach output in the wiring...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,719
Posted By HunSolo
I have the Wunderlich lower triple clamp on my...

I have the Wunderlich lower triple clamp on my '07 12GS with a 21" Woody Superlace Excel wheel. The difference on the dirt is really astonishing, both rolling and tracking. My RalleMoto 1 dampener...
Forum: Face plant 09-22-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,566
Posted By HunSolo
Well said, Olorin. Ride safe, Brothers.

Well said, Olorin. Ride safe, Brothers.
Forum: Face plant 08-29-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 38,409
Posted By HunSolo
Ron, I love everything about this story except...

Ron, I love everything about this story except the trashed bike. Your wife and daughter apparently getting a preview is really thrilling. Would you mind elaborating on the 'pile of feathers?' You...
Forum: Face plant 08-28-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,104
Posted By HunSolo
Tough tale, Brother, and a vexing mystery. Hard...

Tough tale, Brother, and a vexing mystery. Hard to learn from this one, isn't it? Heal well and quickly. All the best to you.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-22-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,291
Posted By HunSolo
To be sure, I understand the 'different strokes'...

To be sure, I understand the 'different strokes' aspect of this or any relationship. Lots of riders are perfectly happy with their factory stock motors, too, but some, like me, are constantly messing...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-15-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,291
Posted By HunSolo
Thanks for your reply, itsadm. Those were my...

Thanks for your reply, itsadm. Those were my conclusions as well. I wonder what Ron Wood got with those FCR's on his beautiful flat tracker?

Been trying to find a 650 Berg to try for over a year,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-15-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,291
Posted By HunSolo
Added a Monocle and a Goatee to your 800GS?

Hey guys,

I bought an 800GS motor last year, thinking it would be a great power plant for a twin dirt mutant project. Having never ridden one, I thought perhaps I should see if I liked the factory...
Forum: Face plant 06-29-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 26,356
Posted By HunSolo
You sound like a strong man, Brother. All the...

You sound like a strong man, Brother. All the best to you while you're getting back into riding shape.
Forum: Face plant 05-26-2012, 02:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,928
Posted By HunSolo
Vibranator inserts work pretty well. Fasts Flexx...

Vibranator inserts work pretty well. Fasts Flexx bars really quiet things down if you have an enduro or standard to ride while you heal.

Good luck with your rehab.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,344
Posted By HunSolo
The Flying Fix

Your dealer can get you almost anything overnight from BMW in a pinch. Saturday delivery is painful, but not as bad as staying home.

I've got a set of front brake lines from my 1200GS in Medford....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2012, 12:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By HunSolo
You did fine!

You did fine!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,635
Posted By HunSolo
Drive shaft u-joints at 140,000 miles? Well, by...

Drive shaft u-joints at 140,000 miles? Well, by gum, the world IS going to hell in a handbasket!

Take a look at the thumbnail reviews of most current bikes that Bike magazine runs periodically....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2012, 12:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,996
Posted By HunSolo
Check out the synthetic FD guard at Hyde Racing....

Check out the synthetic FD guard at Hyde Racing. Top notch and tough.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2012, 12:15 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 29,283
Posted By HunSolo
An adjustable or modified Paralever torque arm...

An adjustable or modified Paralever torque arm does the trick. Up to 30mm on track r1200S bikes.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-08-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 920
Posted By HunSolo
The Love Child, a Luddite Transport

Steve,
I think the carb setup will be reasonably straightforward, at least to get it running. After all, you can pour fuel into an open manifold and get a motor running. Hey, maybe we don't even...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-08-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 920
Posted By HunSolo
We're running the other way from anything...

We're running the other way from anything complicated on this bike, Ryan, but I love your idea about installing Mega Squirt. The Love Child is definitely going to have something called Mega Squirt,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-08-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 920
Posted By HunSolo
Drop by when your out this way. I'll have the...

Drop by when your out this way. I'll have the beer, you bring a couple of spare parts, and we'll try to find someplace to bolt them up on the Love Child.
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