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Forum: Equipment 05-14-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,999
Posted By gofargogo
A little googling, and I think it's this one.. ...

A little googling, and I think it's this one..

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/speedometer-speed-limit-alert/id530829008?mt=8
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Forum: Equipment 05-14-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,999
Posted By gofargogo
I have an X-grip on my GS and it's been rock...

I have an X-grip on my GS and it's been rock solid for 6k miles. A month ago, I dropped the bike twice in the dirt and two weeks ago I rode 250 miles on rutted, corrugated, rocky roads/trails and the...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 41,330
Posted By gofargogo
They are almost half the price of a tourance, and...

They are almost half the price of a tourance, and might get about half the mileage. I've found that it's much better to have a aggressive tire when you need it occasionally, then bypass interesting...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 41,330
Posted By gofargogo
Another data point: I've done about 2000 miles...

Another data point: I've done about 2000 miles with these tires on my 1150GS, about 250 miles aired down on dirt/rocky roads. About 1100 miles was fast freeway 75+ from San Francisco to LA via 101...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 109,344
Views: 21,960,516
Posted By gofargogo
Tell me you mean the shock spring too, not just...

Tell me you mean the shock spring too, not just the fork springs. If he's telling you 3 hours for fork springs, you need a new mechanic.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 20,883
Posted By gofargogo
Day 2: Up Hull Mountain to Covelo & Back. ...

Day 2: Up Hull Mountain to Covelo & Back.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/AoH2ihMyddI" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 20,883
Posted By gofargogo
Day 1: Looking for Lookouts (Probably boring...

Day 1: Looking for Lookouts (Probably boring video, no crashes...)

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/zEY83pDj9PU" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 109,344
Views: 21,960,516
Posted By gofargogo
I've got Oxford somethings on mine, and I love...

I've got Oxford somethings on mine, and I love them. Way better than the stick-on panels I had on my XR. I found them on closeout from one of the adventure-serving parts places (Atomic, Revzilla,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By gofargogo
I've got Oxford heated grips on my DR. I love...

I've got Oxford heated grips on my DR. I love them, and they seem pretty robust compared with the stick-on panels.


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Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,517
Views: 549,911
Posted By gofargogo
Running logging roads at the Mendo Rally. ...

Running logging roads at the Mendo Rally.
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/03/130321ae6c50b972ffb0d7d8e46deb17.jpghttp://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/03/d6f21d1134c849f4fba89adfae730ca3.jpg
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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-03-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 20,883
Posted By gofargogo
Mendo Rally 5 (2015)

He made it to 4400'. I heard it was something like 3.5 hours climbing, 30 minutes back to camp.

What a fantastic weekend. Huge thanks to the organizers (mootsuno and K.L. Rocket?) for putting...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-30-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 20,883
Posted By gofargogo
Heading out from Santa Rosa in the next hour or...

Heading out from Santa Rosa in the next hour or so. I can't wait to get up there.


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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-26-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 20,883
Posted By gofargogo
Awesome, thanks. Breakfast is the easiest meal...

Awesome, thanks. Breakfast is the easiest meal for me to deal with.


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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-26-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 20,883
Posted By gofargogo
I'm in the same fix but I'm determined to go,...

I'm in the same fix but I'm determined to go, even if it ends up only being one night.

I hate to be this guy, but is any of the dinner stuff going to be gluten free? I'm trying to figure out how...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 1,517
Views: 549,911
Posted By gofargogo
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/17/cdd9fb9c21...

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/17/cdd9fb9c21eb5a7e1663e8cf035da6c7.jpg

Bug killing in central California.

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/17/d3aba0b276b8715420655f9f54c6a21a.jpg

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Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,090
Posted By gofargogo
I cut mine in half, but I *still* can't get it...

I cut mine in half, but I *still* can't get it off without loosening the crashbars. Bummer.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-26-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,176
Posted By gofargogo
Thanks for the report! I headed from SF to LA the...

Thanks for the report! I headed from SF to LA the week after next and I always go I5 or 101. Your route has inspired me to try some different roads this time.


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Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,090
Posted By gofargogo
WINNER! I'm doing that today. Thanks!

WINNER! I'm doing that today. Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,090
Posted By gofargogo
Thanks that's very helpful! And since you're...

Thanks that's very helpful! And since you're here, let me praise the strength and protection they provide. I'm crap in the loose stuff and I dumped it repeatedly a few weeks back. The bars didn't...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,090
Posted By gofargogo
Hepco-Becker Bars & Alternator Cover

I've got a '04 1150GS with the Hepco Becker crash bars and I can't seem to remove the alternator cover without removing the crash bars. Am I missing something? It seems like a crappy design to have...
Forum: Racing 03-12-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2,441
Views: 521,981
Posted By gofargogo
that road book look really light! I'm worried...

that road book look really light! I'm worried about it's durability in a crash though...:rofl
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-08-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 20,883
Posted By gofargogo
I'm pretty much a total noob in the dirt and...

I'm pretty much a total noob in the dirt and since I don't drink, there's only so much time I can sit at camp and watch. I'm either bringing my DR-project or my GS with shinko 804/5s. Slow, mellow...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-08-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 20,883
Posted By gofargogo
I'm in! It'll be my first moto camping...

I'm in! It'll be my first moto camping adventure.


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Forum: Equipment 03-07-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 41,330
Posted By gofargogo
I'm pretty impressed with mine (500 miles so far,...

I'm pretty impressed with mine (500 miles so far, mostly street). They replaced a set of TKCs on my 1150GS. They seem easily as good on the street, and did pretty well in the dirt for a lot less than...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 86,829
Posted By gofargogo
An amazing ride report. I can't wait to read...

An amazing ride report. I can't wait to read more. Thanks for all the hard work of writing up your experiences and sharing fantastic photos!
Forum: Racing 03-03-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2,441
Views: 521,981
Posted By gofargogo
After thinking about it for a couple of years and...

After thinking about it for a couple of years and reading (and re-reading and re-reading) this thread, I've finally started making a tower for my DR650. It's never going to be a race bike, but in...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 109,344
Views: 21,960,516
Posted By gofargogo
Getting closer to a final design. ...

Getting closer to a final design.
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/01/b50212381d9e589d69da95269bfddd19.jpg


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Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 109,344
Views: 21,960,516
Posted By gofargogo
Yep. It's an ipad mini in a waterproof case and a...

Yep. It's an ipad mini in a waterproof case and a locking mount. There's some interesting developments over on the nav-tower thread (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=684282) with...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 109,344
Views: 21,960,516
Posted By gofargogo
It's still in the prototype-super ugly stage, but...

It's still in the prototype-super ugly stage, but my navtower design is finally functional. Tomorrow I start removing extra material to finalize the shapes before I transfer them to HDPE. Then I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 109,344
Views: 21,960,516
Posted By gofargogo
I'm always playing the "If I could have only one...

I'm always playing the "If I could have only one bike..." game in my head, and the DR is very close to being the perfect 'one bike' to me, with a few exceptions: headlight is lousy, and freeway...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 109,344
Views: 21,960,516
Posted By gofargogo
Thanks to both of you. I had a bet with myself on...

Thanks to both of you. I had a bet with myself on if BergDonk would know and if he'd be the first to answer..Your DR thread is a massive resource and inspiration to me.



That's close enough for...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 109,344
Views: 21,960,516
Posted By gofargogo
Does anybody know the inside diameter of the head...

Does anybody know the inside diameter of the head tube, not the bearing area, but the middle of the tube?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,475
Posted By gofargogo
Congrats on a great bike! I had a 2002 with 90k...

Congrats on a great bike! I had a 2002 with 90k on it. I immediately regretted selling it and found another one within 6 months (2004 with 82k). I think you've got the best era of G/S. I was...
Forum: The Garage 10-19-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,432
Posted By gofargogo
I don't yet know what R-8 means, or quill but I'm...

I don't yet know what R-8 means, or quill but I'm going to be looking it up :evil
Forum: The Garage 10-19-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,432
Posted By gofargogo
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/19/8c03ce9...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/19/8c03ce9626dffe41d3f42bade6db342c.jpghttp://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/19/b4a358b0b5798a49a0e7fcda895ab4fa.jpg

It showed up today and it came with a...
Forum: The Garage 10-19-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,432
Posted By gofargogo
Awesome. This is so helpful! Thanks!

Awesome. This is so helpful! Thanks!
Forum: The Garage 10-14-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,432
Posted By gofargogo
It's a Jet JVM 626. Which is a bit more than the...

It's a Jet JVM 626. Which is a bit more than the jet 16, apparently.
Forum: The Garage 10-14-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,432
Posted By gofargogo
I haven't gotten it delivered yet, but I'm pretty...

I haven't gotten it delivered yet, but I'm pretty sure it's something like this (Jet 16)

http://asavage.dyndns.org/Jet-16/Jet-16_09b.jpg
Forum: The Garage 10-14-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,432
Posted By gofargogo
There's a box or two of tooling that comes with...

There's a box or two of tooling that comes with it but I haven't looked inside yet.
Forum: The Garage 10-14-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,432
Posted By gofargogo
What to do with a small mill?

A friend of mine is giving me an old Jet mill that's pretty small. I've never done any machining or fabricating beyond what I could accomplish with a hacksaw and a file. What kinds of things can I do...
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