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Forum: Vendors 05-24-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 34,418
Posted By xromad
Mounted commuter tested

Hi Kirk,

Thanks for the fantastic product!

http://www471.pair.com/stalkerv/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=22967&g2_serialNumber=2

Commute tested: PASS!
Field tested:...
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,897
Posted By xromad
Change and balance my own tires. I have not...

Change and balance my own tires.

I have not used a vise, but here is what I have tried:

I Use a "C" clamp all the time. Can do it pretty quickly now.
Also used the wood 2X4 lever idea. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,128
Posted By xromad
A simple paint job of the original silver plastic...

A simple paint job of the original silver plastic parts can change the looks significantly.

http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h158/cartejo5/IMG_3278.jpg
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-29-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 619,928
Posted By xromad
Great Job! On my way to KC tomorrow. Yep,...

Great Job!

On my way to KC tomorrow. Yep, on the bike... Maybe I can steal their tag and bring it north... Shhhh!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,475
Posted By xromad
Yes, cable clutch, but don't discount giving the...

Yes, cable clutch, but don't discount giving the clutch cable a correct adjustment. Just after I bought mine I was sure it was going to need a clutch. On a whim I pulled out the manual and set the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-22-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 619,928
Posted By xromad
Definitely findable

Hmmm, 33 miles: Wonder how early I'd have to get up in order to get there and grab the tag before someone uses the missing truck to steal the pretty stone and hide it... :wink:
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-22-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 619,928
Posted By xromad
zDollar Bill, I was hoping you would be able to...

zDollar Bill, I was hoping you would be able to just post a new tag... Sorry to hear you are out of range.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-20-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 619,928
Posted By xromad
Cool! I had figured out that it was a 1938...

Cool!

I had figured out that it was a 1938 Ford COE (Cab Over Engine) truck. But that is about as far as I could get.

Thanks for the excellent description.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-20-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 619,928
Posted By xromad
Hmmm I figured out the basic make and model...

Hmmm

I figured out the basic make and model of truck, But I can't for the life of me figure out what is in the back... Looks like an antique version of a scissors lift. i.e. a telescoping...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-19-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 619,928
Posted By xromad
Great job! Searching....

Great job!

Searching....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-18-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 619,928
Posted By xromad
Cool bike! Learn something new every day. Thanks!

Cool bike! Learn something new every day. Thanks!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-18-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 619,928
Posted By xromad
What type of bike is that and what time were you...

What type of bike is that and what time were you there?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-18-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 619,928
Posted By xromad
I can't either. I specifically rode a different...

I can't either. I specifically rode a different direction yesterday because I was sure someone would get it. Got up this morning and saw it was still there and decided to get it early.

Happy...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-18-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 619,928
Posted By xromad
New Tag

New Tag

http://www471.pair.com/stalkerv/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=19653&g2_serialNumber=2

Fetch!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-18-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 619,928
Posted By xromad
Tagged!

Tagged!

http://www471.pair.com/stalkerv/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=19651&g2_serialNumber=2

Steel Venom, Valley Fair, Shakopee Minnesota
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-16-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 619,928
Posted By xromad
I have to admit I always liked the green versys. ...

I have to admit I always liked the green versys. Won't give up my Black GS to get one though. Maybe I can paint the GS in Versys Green....nah that would just be wrong on way too many levels!
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-15-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 619,928
Posted By xromad
If it isn't gone tomorrow, then my buddy and I...

If it isn't gone tomorrow, then my buddy and I will be out hunting early Saturday.

P.S. I really helps the search if you know what to call it. Hint: The name sounds like the mode of...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-06-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 619,928
Posted By xromad
Well Tagged! Looking at where the new tag...

Well Tagged!

Looking at where the new tag is, all I can say is Wow, you put a couple of miles on today...:eek1 Impressive.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-04-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 619,928
Posted By xromad
No one went to get the tag today? It was a nice...

No one went to get the tag today? It was a nice day for a ride. I took the Brown-K for a 50 mile loop.

Must have been too much to eat last night and everyone is in a food coma.

Oh, and on the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-27-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 619,928
Posted By xromad
My kids practically grew up there.

My kids practically grew up there.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-25-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 619,928
Posted By xromad
New Tag: ...

New Tag:

http://www471.pair.com/stalkerv/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=19641&g2_serialNumber=2

:ricky
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-25-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 619,928
Posted By xromad
Tagged! ...

Tagged!

http://www471.pair.com/stalkerv/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=19634&g2_serialNumber=2
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-23-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 619,928
Posted By xromad
It's a green versys... Wait, wrong game. ...

It's a green versys... Wait, wrong game.

Actually, I know where this is and plan to get it this weekend if the weather holds. See if I can join the play.

For those still searching: Yes it can...
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 307,570
Posted By xromad
Just bought one...(K100lt) Starting to bring it...

Just bought one...(K100lt) Starting to bring it back from the brink. Runs great, looks terrible. Photos later....
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,151
Posted By xromad
Wow, not entirely sure if that belongs in "The...

Wow, not entirely sure if that belongs in "The Thread of AWESOME!", "The WTF-picture thread", or both... I'm leaning towards both!
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,151
Posted By xromad
Here is what I was able to figure out: Steffen...

Here is what I was able to figure out:
Steffen Buhren and Andre Lauckner
Somehow associated with www.airtrike.de http://www.airtrikeberlin.de/ which is kind of cool in that they use oilhead motors...
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,151
Posted By xromad
BMW Motorcycle Magazine did a writeup on an...

BMW Motorcycle Magazine did a writeup on an Oilhead Cafe' Conversion. Summer 2011 edition. "OCC" based on R1100S and Ducati frame....
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 882
Posted By xromad
+1 Moon

+1 Moon
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,597
Posted By xromad
Looks almost identical to my bike... Good bike! ...

Looks almost identical to my bike... Good bike!

Try the simple stuff first: I had the ABS fault warning issue on my bike as well. Just a simple over-night on a standard 12v battery charger and...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,102
Posted By xromad
Google: desert survival motorcycle My...

Google: desert survival motorcycle

My personal choice is full ATGATT with water soaked shirt/pants underneath.

Besides, who could ask for a better Wall Mart babe pickup line?

"Excuse me...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 54,328
Posted By xromad
'99 R1100GS with low miles

Two quick stories:

First, I have a buddy at work who does a LOT of riding on his Harley. He and I tease each other quite a bit. I usually make some comment like "If you give it a tuneup it would...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2011, 05:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 877
Posted By xromad
R1100gs

The morning after...

http://www471.pair.com/stalkerv/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=19124&g2_serialNumber=2
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 877
Posted By xromad
Love my 99 R1100GS

Just wanted to say I did just over 400 miles on the R1100GS today. Total mileage is now 90,322. Bike ran perfect! Final drive did not fail, cam chain did not rattle, fuel strip did not go bad,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 108,986
Posted By xromad
Excellent, Thank you OP! I did this today...

Excellent, Thank you OP!

I did this today and WOW the bike is much quieter on startup.

On to the next project...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 791
Views: 103,601
Posted By xromad
99 1100GS, 90k

99 1100GS, 90k
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2011, 06:25 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 16,438
Posted By xromad
Old helmet was HJC and didn't like it. Just...

Old helmet was HJC and didn't like it.

Just bought a Shoei Qwest about a month ago and quite like it. Still need ear plugs. But it is quieter and less buffeting.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,810
Posted By xromad
'84 GPZ550 <- only new bike 20 years raising...

'84 GPZ550 <- only new bike

20 years raising kids

'05 KLR650
'86 R80RT
'99 R1100GS

Looking for another airhead as a stablemate to the GS.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2011, 01:40 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,187
Posted By xromad
A few of my vehicles have been named. Mostly the...

A few of my vehicles have been named. Mostly the name presents itself over time or is bestowed by friends.

Wife's White Toyota Tacoma: Has always been named "Taco"
My Dodge Diesel 2500: Named...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 385,166
Posted By xromad
I got this '99 just before winter. Previous bike...

I got this '99 just before winter. Previous bike was an R80RT

I've been working on it a little at a time. Hard Parts, Bark Busters, Bar Risers, Shorter Screen. I still want to put a smaller...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2010, 08:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,211
Posted By xromad
Yes, but it doesn't hurt to have more than is...

Yes, but it doesn't hurt to have more than is necessary. Most tires need less than an oz. That is why the 1 oz/2oz rule usually covers it. I found this out by experimenting with a severely out of...
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