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Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,882
Posted By crash a-ron
The Touratech luggage rack goes on and off like...

The Touratech luggage rack goes on and off like the passenger seat:

http://www.touratech-usa.com/Store/3503/PN-045-546X/Passenger-Seat-Luggage-Rack-BMW-R1200GS-ADV-2013-on-Water-Cooled
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 14,220
Posted By crash a-ron
???

Wow! I thought you were done with big bikes for a while...

Should be a bitchin bike when it comes though!

Cheers-
Aaron
Forum: Hacks 08-02-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6,557
Views: 2,426,214
Posted By crash a-ron
VMC Motocross rig

I haven't had much time to play with it, but here's my VMC with Zabel engine


http://crash-a-ron.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/VMC-Motocross-sidecar/i-dKwv8KZ/0/L/CA_02211321593374-L.jpg
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-22-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,926
Posted By crash a-ron
A little rain would be fantastic out there!...

A little rain would be fantastic out there! Knocks the dust down and makes awesome traction. Big rain...not so much fun.

Just got home from riding out by Plain over the weekend, and I think I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 777
Posted By crash a-ron
Easiest way to narrow the bars on the GS is to...

Easiest way to narrow the bars on the GS is to shorten the bar-end weights. They act as the last inch or so of the bars, so cut some off and move the controls inboard! No need for aftermarket bars if...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,873
Posted By crash a-ron
Wow! That was quick! Looks fantastic!!

Wow! That was quick! Looks fantastic!!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,277
Posted By crash a-ron
I've used the Touratech canbus relay many times...

I've used the Touratech canbus relay many times and have found it to be simple and totally reliable. I've wired heated grips, extra lights, heated gear, phone chargers, and all sorts of things...
Forum: Hacks 01-30-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 873
Posted By crash a-ron
Has anyone tried the "built for a Ural Heidenau"...

Has anyone tried the "built for a Ural Heidenau" ?

http://heidenautires.com/tirepress/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/K37.jpg

It is a 4.00x19 flat profile, tube type though.

Looks like it might...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,486
Posted By crash a-ron
My favorite place to trigger a relay is the...

My favorite place to trigger a relay is the parking light bulb. Switched power that actually turns off when you turn off the bike. I usually just solder a connector into its power wire, but recently...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By crash a-ron
I don't know of a longer off the shelf, but I...

I don't know of a longer off the shelf, but I have had Motion Pro make custom cables before. The only hitch is that BMW uses proprietary ends on most cables, so you have to buy a new one from BMW,...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,314
Posted By crash a-ron
Bad throttle assy

I've seen a few throttle assemblies get replaced for that exact thing. I'd recommend heading to the dealer for a replacement. The bike's computer thinks you are rolling the throttle closed, so it...
Forum: Hacks 01-01-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,659
Posted By crash a-ron
And a Happy New Year to you too Drone! ...

And a Happy New Year to you too Drone!

Here's a little video I helped my lovely wife make:

http://angelargoodmanphotography.com/new-years-2014/
Forum: Hacks 12-26-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,161
Posted By crash a-ron
Wow! I want that chassis!!! Any more photos? ...

Wow! I want that chassis!!! Any more photos?

Cheers-
Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 945
Posted By crash a-ron
I'd bet the phone charger IS your issue. They...

I'd bet the phone charger IS your issue. They have a built in transformer that is a constant draw even if there is no phone charging. I've seen those drop a battery overnight, but you said yours was...
Forum: Hacks 10-27-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 713
Views: 107,057
Posted By crash a-ron
Hey! That used to be mine!

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That was my old HP2- sold it a few years ago. That was a nice bike! I'm not sure it would make a great tug though...

Sorry for the hijack Drone- have you decided on a new one yet?

I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By crash a-ron
Sometimes you need to take the brake line mount...

Sometimes you need to take the brake line mount off the frame below the triple clamp too. It'll hang free and give a little more stretch room. Jack the bike up higher, it'll fit!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 948,802
Posted By crash a-ron
My wife took this one of me on my old R1200GS! ...

My wife took this one of me on my old R1200GS!
http://crash-a-ron.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/R1200GS/i-dqmFgxH/0/M/CA_06021312343665-M.jpg
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,797
Posted By crash a-ron
Report it!

If your Gerbing's Jacket has burned you, you should report it! I think there is a serious problem with the microwire system, and this is just the beginning.

Mine burned me too, and it is outside...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4,476
Views: 1,933,534
Posted By crash a-ron
Here's mine... ...

Here's mine...
http://crash-a-ron.smugmug.com/Other/For-Sale/i-PvQWD95/0/M/CA_05261318493579-M.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,668
Posted By crash a-ron
Billet cap!

I had one of these billet caps on my old GS, and it worked fantastic! No hinge at all, and it makes filling up easy even with those damn foreskin fuel pumps.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,589
Posted By crash a-ron
The GSW has automatic compression release like a...

The GSW has automatic compression release like a big single, so it should turn over way easier!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,964
Posted By crash a-ron
I'm a fan of the BMW official- R1200GSW

I'm a fan of the BMW official-

R1200GSW
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,323
Posted By crash a-ron
How'd it work out at the dealer???

How'd it work out at the dealer???
Forum: Vendors 02-12-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 20,502
Posted By crash a-ron
Also, has anyone installed these in an HP2 enduro?

Also, has anyone installed these in an HP2 enduro?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By crash a-ron
Sorry to say, but I do not know of a way for you...

Sorry to say, but I do not know of a way for you to get the alarm to work yourself. It will require a dealer to hook it up to the BMW diagnostic computer. This is not a process of key on-key off-high...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-02-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4,594
Views: 1,693,422
Posted By crash a-ron
http://crash-a-ron.smugmug.com/Other/misc/i-qt7FVN...

http://crash-a-ron.smugmug.com/Other/misc/i-qt7FVNz/0/M/P1010042-M.jpg
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 993
Posted By crash a-ron
I used Shoe Goo to glue mine back together. That...

I used Shoe Goo to glue mine back together. That worked for a couple years.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-09-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2,650
Views: 290,388
Posted By crash a-ron
Lightning and fires!

We spent our last night of vacation at the Poplar Flats campground off Twisp river road. Didn't get much sleep- that was a pretty intense lightning storm! My best wishes go to all the folks still out...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-03-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2,650
Views: 290,388
Posted By crash a-ron
We're headed up in the morning from Moss Creek...

We're headed up in the morning from Moss Creek campground, and I really have to recommend the pork chili verde at El Rio in Stevenson! Yum! Good margarita too!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-31-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2,650
Views: 290,388
Posted By crash a-ron
Me too!

My lovely wife and I will also be headed south to north leaving sunday-ish! We'll be camping most nights and will be on a pair of WR250Rs. We tried last year, but started too late and ended up in...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-25-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,621
Posted By crash a-ron
Was great riding with you this weekend! Sorry to...

Was great riding with you this weekend! Sorry to hear about the breakdown, but at least it lasted until almost home...

I have to say there was a moment in that big jump where I wondered if I'd...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 17,170
Posted By crash a-ron
I want that kit!

That kit might make me keep my R1200GS instead of trading towards an F800GS! Add a 21" front wheel and it might be perfect!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-08-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 81,727
Posted By crash a-ron
Parts Counter Job Opening

South Sound Motorcycles is a BMW and Ural Dealership in Fife, Washington. We are seeking to fill one position in our Parts Department.

http://www.southsoundbmw.com/

Parts and Accessories...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-20-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 13,041
Posted By crash a-ron
One question: How does this guy stay so...

One question:

How does this guy stay so CLEAN??? :evil

http://argoodman.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Shelton-Dual-Sport-2011-all/i-Xv8VCNw/1/L/untitled-150-L.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-08-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2,650
Views: 290,388
Posted By crash a-ron
Snow!

No snow on Umtanum, but impassable near Lions Rock/ table mountain. We slipped and fell about a mile past the Lion Rock turnoff, but the snow kept getting deeper. We gave up when the Forest Service...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-05-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2,650
Views: 290,388
Posted By crash a-ron
drying out..

Just a quick note:

Don't bother trying the dirt road up Umtanum Ridge after 2 days of driving rain. Just sayin'

We did make it most of the way up the backside via Old Durr Rd though! Hopefully...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-04-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2,650
Views: 290,388
Posted By crash a-ron
late breakfast in packwood.

Wet and windy night...looks likely we'll skip Bethel ridge and stay a little lower altitude today. ..Thursday weather looks better though!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-03-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2,650
Views: 290,388
Posted By crash a-ron
here we go!

Leaving Carson in a sec... def gonna be wet!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-29-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2,650
Views: 290,388
Posted By crash a-ron
Still Doable?

Looks like wetter and colder weather is on the way, but I was wondering what thoughts were about an attempt next week?

Thoughts?
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2011, 11:06 PM
Replies: 45,327
Views: 8,871,503
Posted By crash a-ron
Pissed IMS 4.75 gallon tank problems

My wife and I both got the 4.75 gallon tanks, and while mine (natural) seems to be ok so far, my wife's developed a leak at the brass bung on the lower LH side.
I called IMS and they said, "yeah,...
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