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Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By 2much2do
Maybe if we added our miles together we could at...

Maybe if we added our miles together we could at least get close... It's way cool that he has put on that many miles!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,107
Posted By 2much2do
My 05 has been through its share of rain and mud...

My 05 has been through its share of rain and mud (and occasional water crossings). The FD fluid has been changed 3 times over 100k miles. Many of the failures I've heard of and been able to find out...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By 2much2do
Sorry for the disappointment! I have yet to...

Sorry for the disappointment! I have yet to master the one-handed 60mph wheelie :D

Yes, I am the first owner. I bought her in October of 2005, so I'm not quite at 9 years, yet.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By 2much2do
I think this one is more inspiring: ...

I think this one is more inspiring:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/mr_wes/9076851863/in/photostream/

or maybe these pics:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/mr_wes/562892818/...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By 2much2do
Thumb 2005 R1200 GS: 100,000 miles

I passed the 100,000 mile mark on my GS last week. Woohoo! Here's a link to a video I took of the event:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/mr_wes/15138033871/

I had slowed down to dig my cell phone...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-11-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By 2much2do
Laugh Go East, young man!

Welcome!
Once you get onto national forest land, most things should be open. You could go up 126 to Blue River, and access the FS 15 road from there. If you stay on it, you will come out on hwy 20...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,439
Posted By 2much2do
Thumb Great adventure!

Nicely done video, and wonderful travels. Looking forward to meeting you two!
-Wes
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,857
Posted By 2much2do
More please! :clap

More please!
:clap
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2009, 09:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,864
Posted By 2much2do
Great ride and report! :clap I love to see folks...

Great ride and report! :clap I love to see folks do trips that are 50/50 pavement and not. That is where our choice of motorcycles really shines.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 52,624
Posted By 2much2do
heidenau update

This info is listed elsewhere, but I though it needed to be in this thread as well. We can now get Heidenau tires, and the K60 specifically.
http://www.moto-amore.com/heidenau/new/dealersnew.html
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By 2much2do
Around here you would be better off to get...

Around here you would be better off to get someone with a decent 4x4 pickup to haul the bike out for you. Many of them have quads and such, so they often have ramps to get the bike up into the bed of...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2009, 12:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,138
Posted By 2much2do
I test rode a V-Strom 1000, KTM 950 and R1200GS...

I test rode a V-Strom 1000, KTM 950 and R1200GS all the same day. Got a "typical" test ride on the Strom, and much better from both the BMW and KTM dealers. That ended up costing me a lot of money,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,778
Posted By 2much2do
I would love to provide EMT services for whoever...

I would love to provide EMT services for whoever decided that was a good idea. If he had a cut and needed stitches, I'd bust his arm just to make sure he went to the hospital right away and got his...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,778
Posted By 2much2do
I have had something very similar with mine, an...

I have had something very similar with mine, an '05 with about 51k miles. Mine has only done it once, but the symptoms sounded the same. Both my speedo and rear servo brakes failed. When I tried to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2009, 04:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,805
Posted By 2much2do
Mine is a bit over 51k miles.

Mine is a bit over 51k miles.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,805
Posted By 2much2do
one more, but a little different

I had something similar yesterday on my '05 GS on a day that was around 100 degrees F. The brake light warning started flashing and my rear brake servo was not working. Front is still fine. I also...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2009, 01:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 816
Posted By 2much2do
:eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1 Glad you...

:eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1
Glad you are okay, man! Good to see you at the CJ rally. Hope to ride with you again soon.

-Wes
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,454
Posted By 2much2do
You weren't asking me, but I got a bag recently I...

You weren't asking me, but I got a bag recently I really like that was designed for more serious off-road use. It mounts in your passenger seat location, and gets secured down to your passenger pegs....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2009, 12:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,590
Posted By 2much2do
Thumb Giant Loop Great Basin bag

Here's another choice; The Great Basin bag from Giant Loop in Bend, Oregon.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3324/3651807760_be72a720e7.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/36674984@N00/3651807760/)
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-01-2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,315
Posted By 2much2do
The GC number is GC1DADJ. My nic on...

The GC number is GC1DADJ. My nic on geocaching.com is mr_wes. Deulist was on the Yamaha. Usually I am a bit crazier than him, but he won the prize on that day.

Since you like geocaches, look close...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-30-2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,315
Posted By 2much2do
A few more pics

Here are a few more pics of our trip to the CJ Rally.

Getting ready to leave home:
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3357/3651807442_56ec4e1235.jpg...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-15-2009, 09:25 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,315
Posted By 2much2do
Thumb I'm in

I'll be coming over on Friday. My daughter is riding on the back with me this year, and I'll have a friend or two along also. We will probably set up camp where we can actually sleep at night, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,205
Posted By 2much2do
I'm at 3 1/2 years and 48k miles on my '05GS....

I'm at 3 1/2 years and 48k miles on my '05GS. Still original. Which probably means it won't start when I try to leave work tonight:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,507
Posted By 2much2do
I would suggest sending a picture of what you...

I would suggest sending a picture of what you want to peterman (a fellow inmate here). His fab skills are top-notch. See if you can work out a deal for him to make what you need. He has a GS, so he...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,734
Posted By 2much2do
You have to keep in mind that it is mostly the...

You have to keep in mind that it is mostly the folks who have had problems that will be reading the thread and responding. I've had mine for a little over 3 years and 46k miles. The top case (earlier...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-02-2008, 10:47 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,898
Posted By 2much2do
info

Here's a link to a book that addresses west side hunting better than anything else I have seen.

http://www.blacktailtrophytactics.com/

It talks about finding good areas to hunt, which is a...
Forum: Racing 10-27-2008, 11:27 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,050
Posted By 2much2do
video

I just found this thread. Sorry - I posted the videos in regional Northwet. Here's a link to the page where they appear. A couple of the videos are higher resolution (taken by a friend with a real...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-27-2008, 10:58 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 20,245
Posted By 2much2do
I got a higher resolution video from a friend...

I got a higher resolution video from a friend that Youtube seems to like better. The audio on this one should be fine. You should be able to hear that he thinks you came into that turn a little...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-23-2008, 02:10 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 20,245
Posted By 2much2do
Wicked videos

Well, I thought there would be more pictures and video posted from the rally. Mine aren't so great, but here are some vids from the Fir Mountain spectator area. Most are pretty low resolution, but a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-20-2008, 07:24 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 12,667
Posted By 2much2do
I'm on a red R1200GS, usually with some side bags...

I'm on a red R1200GS, usually with some side bags on it.

-Wes
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-16-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 12,667
Posted By 2much2do
There are several of us in the general area. I...

There are several of us in the general area. I ride back and forth between Sweet Home and Philomath during the week, so if you're looking at the right time you might see me go by. The hills to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2008, 09:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,068
Posted By 2much2do
I would suggest a dealer in Oregon, for the...

I would suggest a dealer in Oregon, for the simple reason that we have no sales tax here. That will save you around 8% on the price. We also pay less to register (license) the bike here. I would say...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2008, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1,749
Views: 631,968
Posted By 2much2do
Wink One dose of inspiration coming right up! ...

One dose of inspiration coming right up!

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/165/436614612_1a6cbf4b62.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/36674984@N00/436614612/)
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-15-2008, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By 2much2do
Have fun! Looks like I will have to stick around...

Have fun! Looks like I will have to stick around closer to home this weekend, so I won't be able to join you.

-Wes
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-13-2008, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By 2much2do
What are you going to be riding, and when will...

What are you going to be riding, and when will you be there? My plans are still up in the air at this point, but I might be able to sneak out for a day.

-Wes
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2008, 11:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,209
Posted By 2much2do
Same experience here. I run TKCs all of the time...

Same experience here. I run TKCs all of the time and have never had it grab. When I was starting out I decided that it would stay off if it got ripped off. That hasn't happened in 39k miles covering...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-26-2008, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3,548
Views: 1,511,643
Posted By 2much2do
This is from a couple of years ago, near the top...

This is from a couple of years ago, near the top on the 2820 road in Oregon. Met up with some neat folks over at Wolf Rock that day. Now she is 13 and rides an NX250. But she still likes riding...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2008, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,431
Posted By 2much2do
Laugh Nope, for that He'd use fertilizer and...

Nope, for that He'd use fertilizer and diesel:kboom
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2008, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 496
Posted By 2much2do
I have not done it, and can't really give you an...

I have not done it, and can't really give you an informed opinion. But I can give you a DEformed opinion. The impression I have from reading several posts about this is that it is a fix that would be...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,335
Posted By 2much2do
I'm one of the ones that can't seem to remember...

I'm one of the ones that can't seem to remember the 12GS isn't a dirt bike. It takes more care in the mud and sand, and when things go wrong it reminds you it is a heavy pig. I've put 36k miles on...
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