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Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8,190
Views: 4,248,607
Posted By Borracho
Thanks guys. Good to be back on a GS!

Thanks guys. Good to be back on a GS!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8,190
Views: 4,248,607
Posted By Borracho
http://chriskraftphotography.smugmug.com/photos/i-...

http://chriskraftphotography.smugmug.com/photos/i-KFNbqST/0/X2/i-KFNbqST-X2.jpg

Going camping this weekend, threw on some TKCs.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,124
Posted By Borracho
Thanks guys. I appreciate the feedback! ...

Thanks guys. I appreciate the feedback!

Yeah, I saw someone running those LED lights in the nose. I think they were the Touratech ones as the spacing between the LEDs look pretty similar. They...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,124
Posted By Borracho
Anyone running the Touratech HID 'always on'?

Hey all, been thinking of picking up a Touratech HID lamp for my 1200GS. They tell you to wire to the high beam lamp but I would rather run it off a switch. I would also like to have it on pretty...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,202
Posted By Borracho
I just don't understand you Obie....:wink: I...

I just don't understand you Obie....:wink:

I bought a triple black '12 the day before Thanksgiving. I love it, feels really good to be back on a GS. I'm holding out to see what the new...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 17,181
Posted By Borracho
Beautiful AJ!!! Very glad to see you back,...

Beautiful AJ!!! Very glad to see you back, sounds like the trip was a blast.

Now show us clown! :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 17,181
Posted By Borracho
Subscribed, keep 'em coming AJ! Nice running...

Subscribed, keep 'em coming AJ! Nice running into you at the shop and also nice to finally meet Mrs. Pasta!

Hit me up should you need anything, ride safe!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 14,229
Posted By Borracho
Sweet, thanks for the run through Obie! I might...

Sweet, thanks for the run through Obie! I might tackle that tomorrow along with removing that silly exhaust flap.

And yes, much easier than Ducati's box o'hoses...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 785
Posted By Borracho
Personal feelings, 'envy' if you will, are just...

Personal feelings, 'envy' if you will, are just that; personal. For me, it's a total 'grass is always greener' effect towards my fondness and many emotions of the motorcycles that I owned and rode. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 14,229
Posted By Borracho
Nope Obie, from '10 on it's a new canister and...

Nope Obie, from '10 on it's a new canister and new location.

http://chriskraftphotography.smugmug.com/photos/i-C8NjxvF/0/X2/i-C8NjxvF-X2.jpg

I'm going to peek around today, I pulled the parts...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,100
Posted By Borracho
Awesome replies guys, thank you so much!!!!! ...

Awesome replies guys, thank you so much!!!!! That's why I love this place.

Will post up once I get it running, thanks again!!!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,100
Posted By Borracho
Thanks Mark. I got thrown off by thinking this...

Thanks Mark. I got thrown off by thinking this company knew the specifics for the GS. Why I thought that......
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,100
Posted By Borracho
Sweet, thanks dood. Yeah, I'm just confused over...

Sweet, thanks dood. Yeah, I'm just confused over the single/dual filament bulb type...

I'll shoot them a call tomorrow, thanks again.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,100
Posted By Borracho
Need help on HID conversion please

Hi guys,

I'm looking to install an HID on the low beam, along with an LED for the parking bulb on a 2013 1200GS. I found the correct LED for the parking lamp, but have run into issues with...
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 998
Posted By Borracho
Okay, thanks! I've got my list of parts...

Okay, thanks!

I've got my list of parts together, actually a bunch on eBay. I really want to find a semi-complete bike so I won't have issues with the DMV.
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 998
Posted By Borracho
Thanks euro, I was definitely going to do the...

Thanks euro, I was definitely going to do the carbs. Any issues with the 40 Mikunis?
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 998
Posted By Borracho
Sweet, thanks dood!

Sweet, thanks dood!
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 998
Posted By Borracho
Building a early 80's R100 cafe, need advice/help please

Hi guys,

I want to build a '83-ish R100R (or similar) into a cafe bike. I'd like to try and do a lot of it myself but would need help with the engine, tranny and some electrical. I would like to...
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 28,084
Posted By Borracho
Very cool Doc!!!! I just got the heads up from...

Very cool Doc!!!! I just got the heads up from Ducati.ms

Ride safe and have fun!!!
Forum: Face plant 05-25-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 215,720
Posted By Borracho
Holey crap AJ!!!! I'm really glad to see you're...

Holey crap AJ!!!! I'm really glad to see you're okay but dang!!! :eek1
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,843
Posted By Borracho
Hope you don't mind if I try :D ...

Hope you don't mind if I try :D

http://chriskraftphotography.smugmug.com/photos/871176921_tBnBF-L.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 106,909
Posted By Borracho
I sat on one a few days ago and flat-footed just...

I sat on one a few days ago and flat-footed just fine. 32" inseam.

Seat height is 850mm. Low seat is -25mm.

FYI; Hypermotard is 825mm.
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 29,509
Posted By Borracho
So in. Ride safe boys!

So in. Ride safe boys!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-23-2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,560
Posted By Borracho
Unless work keeps me tied, I'm going to do my...

Unless work keeps me tied, I'm going to do my best to cruise out for this.

Although now I'm going to have to stop at least twice for gas.........

Congrats AJ & Quyen!
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2008, 12:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,168
Posted By Borracho
Thanks for all the replies guys. Update;...

Thanks for all the replies guys.

Update; after 2 test rides and a quick comparison to the Multistrada, I was sold on the Hyper.

I think I'm looking for a bike that is just pure and simple. ...
Forum: Vendors 10-15-2008, 02:01 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,664
Posted By Borracho
Very, Very, VERY nicely done!!! :clap

Very, Very, VERY nicely done!!! :clap
Forum: Road warriors 10-14-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,168
Posted By Borracho
A little update; went to the Ducati dealer down...

A little update; went to the Ducati dealer down the street from my house and sat on a Hyper.

:eek2

Damn; that was one nice-ass bike! Sitting on that bike, it feels like you are peering over a...
Forum: Road warriors 10-14-2008, 11:08 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,168
Posted By Borracho
Not a big Monster fan; I don't know what it is...

Not a big Monster fan; I don't know what it is about that bike.

I agree about the mirrors; first thing I would ditch for some Rizoma's.
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2008, 02:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,168
Posted By Borracho
Nice! Thanks again gtrpete and have a safe and...

Nice! Thanks again gtrpete and have a safe and fun ride. I would kill to be able to ride in Australia!
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,168
Posted By Borracho
Hehehe. I dropped my ADV off for some warranty...

Hehehe. I dropped my ADV off for some warranty work and they gave me a 1200K or something. My neck was aching from me pushing it down against the wind on the way home, freeway :rofl

I also see...
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2008, 01:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,168
Posted By Borracho
Hey gtrpete; I have the same lid. You run into...

Hey gtrpete; I have the same lid. You run into any issues with the visor getting caught up in the wind?
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2008, 01:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,168
Posted By Borracho
Believe me guys; I'd love to be able to keep my...

Believe me guys; I'd love to be able to keep my ADV and get the HM as a second. Maybe I'll see what the cost would be since they still have that killer finance deal at Ducati.

I don't know what...
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2008, 11:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,168
Posted By Borracho
I do like those DRZ's but seeing that I would...

I do like those DRZ's but seeing that I would kill for a Ferrari but could never afford one; a Ducati would be the next best thing.:D
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2008, 11:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,168
Posted By Borracho
Totally true. I can't tell you how many 'Should...

Totally true. I can't tell you how many 'Should I buy a GS Adv' threads I've answered. I just couldn't wait until Friday and wanted to see what others thought of their Hypers. I have the same...
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2008, 10:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,168
Posted By Borracho
Hey Carlo; seeing you have a 1200ADV as well, you...

Hey Carlo; seeing you have a 1200ADV as well, you can feel my hesitation about going to another bike. That BMW is super comfy and can do just about anything. Even with knobbies you can have a great...
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2008, 10:03 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,168
Posted By Borracho
Wow; nice picture. Even nicer bike :D Well;...

Wow; nice picture. Even nicer bike :D

Well; I'm only 6 miles from work (all street) and rarely go on freeways anymore. I think I'm looking for a bike I can just tool around town in and still...
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2008, 09:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,168
Posted By Borracho
Thinking about buying a Hypermotard

And maybe even trading in the 1200Adventure seeing I don't do too much dirt anymore (back problems, work, too many excuses).

Gonna go test ride one this Friday; can anybody talk me out of one?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2008, 04:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,996
Posted By Borracho
A candle stuck on the end of a stick would be...

A candle stuck on the end of a stick would be better than the stock BMW 12ADV aux lites, IMHO of course. PIAA's would definitely be a good step up.

You can subscribe to threads and get email...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2008, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 701
Posted By Borracho
Looks like those 3M Command Strip thingies: ...

Looks like those 3M Command Strip thingies:

http://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3M/en_US/Command/home/us_en/products/decorating_clips/

My local Staples has those.

That's a kick-ass...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2008, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By Borracho
PIAA makes a few: ...

PIAA makes a few:

http://piaa.com/Powersports/mounting.html

For your crashbars; the first one should work.
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