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Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 10:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,424
Posted By DRONE
Curious, Ajacks, what brand of tube you're using?...

Curious, Ajacks, what brand of tube you're using? Is it an HD tube or a regular tube? And do you ride much on dirt and gravel?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,099
Posted By DRONE
I have no monkey butt problems even doing...

I have no monkey butt problems even doing back-to-back-to-back 12 hour days in summer. My secret? Antiperspirant gel. My favorite--Gillette. Take your shower, dry off, do your pits, then do the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 350
Posted By DRONE
Just as a heads up, every time you remove the...

Just as a heads up, every time you remove the front wheel then re-install it, you have another opportunity to destroy your speedo pick-up. You must make sure the two steel dogs on the wheel are in...
Forum: Hacks 08-23-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,424
Posted By DRONE
Saw the new BMW i3 electric vehicle today and...

Saw the new BMW i3 electric vehicle today and noticed the tires--Bridgestone EP600's in 155/70-R19. Too wide for a 2.5" GS front rim--in fact I don't even think the forks are that wide--but, still ....
Forum: Hacks 08-19-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 825
Posted By DRONE
That looks like my kind of rally! Beer wagon,...

That looks like my kind of rally! Beer wagon, indeed. Beautiful part of the country.
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,411
Posted By DRONE
Jim--I've got the 12-can Polar Bear and I've used...

Jim--I've got the 12-can Polar Bear and I've used it on my 1150GSA sidecar rig. It fits nicely on the pillion seat between the Corbin backrest and the BMW Sport Bag that I mount on the tail rack. ...
Forum: Hacks 08-16-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3,366
Views: 567,035
Posted By DRONE
Those EZS leading link forks have two trail...

Those EZS leading link forks have two trail settings -- easy to switch from one to the other -- only two bolts to mess with. Might be that's all it needs.

And, Slacker, what's with the yellow AND...
Forum: Hacks 08-15-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,610
Posted By DRONE
38mpg on a 1200GS? That's pretty freakin good! ...

38mpg on a 1200GS? That's pretty freakin good! DMC's new Expedition sidecar must be super slippery!
Forum: Hacks 08-14-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 945
Posted By DRONE
Sounds like a good question to ask Woody [LINK...

Sounds like a good question to ask Woody [LINK (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=145899)] but to my un-expert eyes those spokes look like shit. The surface rust doesn't improve things...
Forum: Hacks 08-14-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,592
Posted By DRONE
You guys have entirely too much time on your...

You guys have entirely too much time on your hands. Ever thought about maybe getting a hobby? Something to occupy your time?

How's about--Ballroom dancing? :happay

Butterfly collecting? ...
Forum: Hacks 08-13-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 914
Posted By DRONE
The author (Ara) has an 8-year long thread going...

The author (Ara) has an 8-year long thread going over on the USCA site [HERE (http://www.sidecarist.com/mbbs22/forums/thread-view.asp?tid=3930&start=1)]. Wonderful life-affirming stuff for some...
Forum: The Garage 08-11-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,108
Posted By DRONE
Sidecar content?

Sidecar content?
Forum: Hacks 08-11-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,457
Posted By DRONE
They are not out of business but Claude did get...

They are not out of business but Claude did get tired of all those people dropping in unannounced so he moved the whole shebang to Greenland. All of his new rigs will come with instructions written...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 380,361
Posted By DRONE
Whoa! New desktop wallpaper. :D

Whoa! New desktop wallpaper. :D
Forum: Vendors 08-09-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1,317
Views: 126,148
Posted By DRONE
This. :thumb No use crying over what's been...

This. :thumb

No use crying over what's been done. Revise Post #1 to provide an index to the entire thread. Most FF's are familiar with this approach and it'll make it easy for the new guys to...
Forum: Hacks 07-18-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,050
Posted By DRONE
Out of curiosity, what wheel are you going to use?

Out of curiosity, what wheel are you going to use?
Forum: Hacks 07-18-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 810
Posted By DRONE
I've done it that way on an 1150GS but, instead...

I've done it that way on an 1150GS but, instead of strapping down the suspension, I put my lift under the motor and jacked it up just enough so that I could see the forks move a tiny bit. Then I...
Forum: Vendors 07-17-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 1,317
Views: 126,148
Posted By DRONE
Roger-- I Googled that sensor and at...

Roger--

I Googled that sensor and at Autozone came up with this pic--

http://contentinfo.autozone.com/znetcs/additional-prod-images/en/US/bos/15109/3/image/3/

Is it this easy to replace the...
Forum: Hacks 07-17-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,287
Posted By DRONE
Davebig--since you'll be right there, here's your...

Davebig--since you'll be right there, here's your chance to buy the ultimate rig--your dream sidecar! You should call Jay right now and put down a deposit! Only $48,000! Maybe he'll even give you a...
Forum: Hacks 07-17-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 810
Posted By DRONE
There's quite a few guys on here with 1200GS...

There's quite a few guys on here with 1200GS rigs. I'm sure someone will post a pic or two.

Did you find a car yet?
Forum: Hacks 07-17-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6,383
Views: 2,347,036
Posted By DRONE
Wow! What a freakin amazing pic! I am blown...

Wow! What a freakin amazing pic! I am blown away! :rofl
Forum: Hacks 07-16-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,050
Posted By DRONE
Your options in Canada are different than what we...

Your options in Canada are different than what we can find in the lower 48. The Yokohama Avid Envigor in 175/65-15 is a fine all around tire that will last a long time. Excellent on pavement and...
Forum: Hacks 07-15-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3,366
Views: 567,035
Posted By DRONE
Correct. One of Jay's leading leg mods. Same...

Correct. One of Jay's leading leg mods. Same one that NorwetRider used on the 12x12 build.
Forum: Hacks 07-14-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By DRONE
I'd think the Hannigan Classic (not the Bandito)...

I'd think the Hannigan Classic (not the Bandito) would be a great choice. Dirtdabber's CLC rig looked real fine (owned now by AGSpecialties)--
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-13-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By DRONE
I thought you were done with that bike.

I thought you were done with that bike.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-13-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,744
Posted By DRONE
Screw the brewery. Go see the disillery. Rogue...

Screw the brewery. Go see the disillery. Rogue Spruce Gin (http://www.rogue.com/roguespirits/)--fantabulososo!

http://www.rogue.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/spruce_gin.png
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-13-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4,185
Views: 820,205
Posted By DRONE
Oh, now DANG! That looks like fun! Been a ski...

Oh, now DANG! That looks like fun! Been a ski racer, ski jumper, backcountry telemarker, and expert glissader, but that looks like what I shoulda been doing. Man! Too old now . . . :cry . . ....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-13-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4,185
Views: 820,205
Posted By DRONE
Good ol' Duke--what a dog! You gonna change you...

Good ol' Duke--what a dog! You gonna change you ADV handle now or keep it as a memorial?

I've always had two dogs, an older and a younger, so I say goodbye about every 6-7 years. Never gets...
Forum: Hacks 07-12-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,472
Posted By DRONE
I remember the rehab for my knee replacement...

I remember the rehab for my knee replacement surgery -- that was an extremely long and difficult row to hoe. I do NOT envy you. And for me the pisser was that the surgeon messed up the deal and I...
Forum: Vendors 07-12-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1,317
Views: 126,148
Posted By DRONE
With user reviews like this, maybe I'm gonna have...

With user reviews like this, maybe I'm gonna have to get me one of these here axafried contraptions. :D
Forum: Hacks 07-12-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6,383
Views: 2,347,036
Posted By DRONE
You should come to the American West sometime. ...

You should come to the American West sometime. There are lots of roads where you can ride for an hour and not only not hit a single stop sign, but not even see another vehicle. And yet, there's...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 471
Posted By DRONE
Thanks for the info on the connectors, VR. I'll...

Thanks for the info on the connectors, VR. I'll tuck them away where they won't cause any trouble.

As for the oil pressure switch, I'm new to the 1100 game and don't know about some of the usual...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By DRONE
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=89...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=898574

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=924782

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=825077
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 471
Posted By DRONE
After I removed the pillion seat and the tool...

After I removed the pillion seat and the tool storage box under it, I noticed these three orphan connectors above the rear mudguard and under the tool storage box. Since this is near where the...
Forum: Hacks 07-10-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,287
Posted By DRONE
:rofl Duncan, not everybody is able to...

:rofl

Duncan, not everybody is able to follow the string from one thread to another to give them a coherent story. Only us coachpotato/retired/ADVjunkie types.

Radrider, the rig is being built...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-08-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 65,615
Posted By DRONE
Ironforge, your pushpin in Macedonia shows up on...

Ironforge, your pushpin in Macedonia shows up on the map just fine. Only one in Macedonia!
Forum: Hacks 07-08-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 102,422
Posted By DRONE
It calls for 170 lb-ft of torque so to...

It calls for 170 lb-ft of torque so to over-torque it ya gotta try pretty hard. :lift
But that's a possible theory. I also like the theory that the PO cross threaded it - damaging the threads -...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 19,033
Posted By DRONE
Have you ever watched ANY of his youtube videos? ...

Have you ever watched ANY of his youtube videos? He's an excellent BMW mechanic who hates BMW's. Funny as hell. Here's a taste of Chris Harris (NSFW)--

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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-07-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 905
Posted By DRONE
Don rides a WR250R. That's the problem right...

Don rides a WR250R. That's the problem right there. A 1200GS woulda sliced that doe in two and you'd just need to hose it down some at the next stop.

But seriously, fuckin deer are suicidal. At...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-07-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4,185
Views: 820,205
Posted By DRONE
Carry extra batteries. Really.

Carry extra batteries. Really.
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