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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-06-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1,937
Views: 379,627
Posted By dfhepner
Put a link in this report to the new one.

Put a link in this report to the new one.
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,293
Posted By dfhepner
I have been using a device called SafeRide since...

I have been using a device called SafeRide since 2009 as posted here http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=535749
A coworker was asking about what he could use to be seen better I was...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,011
Posted By dfhepner
It looks like the SafeRide company is out of...

It looks like the SafeRide company is out of business. A new similar device will be available soon.

http://vololights.com/products/vololights-module

They have videos on their home page.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-10-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6,953
Views: 2,328,382
Posted By dfhepner
Doh I see that I was talking about the HWY

Doh I see that I was talking about the HWY
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-09-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6,953
Views: 2,328,382
Posted By dfhepner
That looks like CA-49.

That looks like CA-49.
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6,678
Views: 2,015,235
Posted By dfhepner
Radioman, I have been following this RR since...

Radioman,
I have been following this RR since the beginning. I was surprised to see you go though my home town of Roseville, CA.

I have always wondered what the meaning behind the name...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-19-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6,953
Views: 2,328,382
Posted By dfhepner
Is this in Missoula, Mt?

Is this in Missoula, Mt?
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 156,867
Posted By dfhepner
Saw this announced on FaceBook. I am in.:clap

Saw this announced on FaceBook. I am in.:clap
Forum: Ride reports 11-01-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 68,085
Posted By dfhepner
That is Wy 296 or better known as chief Joseph...

That is Wy 296 or better known as chief Joseph scenic highway

Woops should have read to the end of the page.
Forum: Ride reports 11-01-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 101,611
Posted By dfhepner
Candiya, Sorry for you loss. Thank-you for...

Candiya,
Sorry for you loss.
Thank-you for posting your first solo ride. It makes me think about my first ride from Seattle to Wyoming and back through Colorado and California two months after...
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 27,777
Posted By dfhepner
I have found that the black is better than the...

I have found that the black is better than the clear. The clear does not seem to be as sticky as the black.
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,905
Posted By dfhepner
What if there was a third bike with a duffel that...

What if there was a third bike with a duffel that could not be seen because it was under a cover, which one would you go through or take?
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,905
Posted By dfhepner
The best thing you can do is get a half cover and...

The best thing you can do is get a half cover and put that on the bike when you stop. It covers your luggage, GPS, and other stuff. That way people passing by don't see anything that they may want....
Forum: The Garage 07-27-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 13,625
Posted By dfhepner
Pictures of low risk external power

Here are some pictures of what I did to add external power to my GoPro
http://i379.photobucket.com/albums/oo240/dfhepner/GoPro%20Mod/CIMG0029.jpg...
Forum: The Garage 07-26-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 13,625
Posted By dfhepner
I found that when ever the power cycles on the...

I found that when ever the power cycles on the USB it causes a reset to the device. As I recall from the USB spec. that the way to reset a device is the turn off the power and then back on. Even...
Forum: Vendors 07-26-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 129,114
Posted By dfhepner
The problem with the signs is that they reflect...

The problem with the signs is that they reflect back so bright that it wipes out your night vision. It is almost like oncoming head lights.

It would not be hard to get LEDs with lower color...
Forum: Vendors 07-25-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 129,114
Posted By dfhepner
Amber or 2700K LED Lights

I am looking for high power LED lights in the 2700K to 2200k color temperature. This is the light that the human eye is most sensitive to and would help a person to see animals like dear on the road...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 14,302
Posted By dfhepner
Check the web site...

Check the web site http://www.snowbuddy.com/pricing.php It looks like there may be some. Also call.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,596
Posted By dfhepner
DWA! at start up R1200GS

I guess that the batteries were not as good as the originals as they went flat with out going low this time after only 2.5 years. The original batteries lasted from first of 2006 to mid 2010. After...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By dfhepner
I had the same problem after about 100k miles. ...

I had the same problem after about 100k miles. If I pumped up the clutch then it would work fine but it would bleed down after about 10 miles. I had to replace the slave cylinder. There is no way...
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4,852
Views: 3,175,116
Posted By dfhepner
What about this one...

What about this one http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5NsmZcLAdM
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,818
Posted By dfhepner
In stead of drilling in the center through the...

In stead of drilling in the center through the webbing I would drill to one side to miss the webbing. I am also thinking of filling the volume between the webbing and the side with epoxy putty to...
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6,678
Views: 2,015,235
Posted By dfhepner
Radioman, Check out this report...

Radioman, Check out this report http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=810189&page=14 They are asking for some suggestions about the area that you went through earlier.
Forum: Ride reports 11-07-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 288,114
Posted By dfhepner
Good to hear that you are mostly OK. Check...

Good to hear that you are mostly OK.

Check with some one on how you have the bike loaded. I have heard that when you have too much weight on the rear and the front unloaded that can cause a...
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2,027
Views: 1,049,376
Posted By dfhepner
I thought I recognized the tech and back ground. ...

I thought I recognized the tech and back ground. That is Willie the owners son at San Jose BMW. I bought my R1200GS and have been having it serviced there for over 103,000 miles. Really great BMW...
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 83,753
Posted By dfhepner
Nice report. I really enjoyed it. Can some one...

Nice report. I really enjoyed it. Can some one get the bikes in the US. They look like some thing good to get around town.
Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 288,114
Posted By dfhepner
Fey, It took me a while to get to this point...

Fey,
It took me a while to get to this point in the story. Very well done. I like the new side boxes. I will be following along as you post me.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-02-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6,953
Views: 2,328,382
Posted By dfhepner
http://i379.photobucket.com/albums/oo240/dfhepner/...

http://i379.photobucket.com/albums/oo240/dfhepner/iPod%20Stuff/ReligionPenis.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,757
Posted By dfhepner
U-Joint of Drive Shaft toast

I picked up the bike Friday afternoon. The drive shaft was replaced by the extended warranty so my only cost was getting the bike transported to the shop. I was able to get the old drive shaft for...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,274
Posted By dfhepner
Dec '05 GS hit 101k this summer. and Drive shaft...

Dec '05 GS hit 101k this summer. and Drive shaft starting to go out. In shop to get it replaced.
Clutch and rear main seal replaced at 35k warranty fix.
Rear drive replaced at 40k good will...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,757
Posted By dfhepner
Some Results

I took the GS into the shop today. They did an initial inspection and determined that the drive shaft needs to be replaced. The cost of the part is about $735. Good thing that the extended...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 54,230
Posted By dfhepner
Can you provide some pictures of the broken hook?...

Can you provide some pictures of the broken hook? We might be able to come up with some suggestions.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,757
Posted By dfhepner
Thanks for the replies. The u-joint does not...

Thanks for the replies. The u-joint does not sound bad. Not as bad as something in the transmission. I am taking it in for service this week end so I will post the out come some time next week. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,757
Posted By dfhepner
R1200GS Clunking noise in drivetrain

I have a 2005 R1200GS with 101k miles. The other day I noticed a clunking noise coming from the drivetrain as I was getting on the freeway.
While I had the bike on the center stand, engine off...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,002
Posted By dfhepner
The idea is not to use the night vision to...

The idea is not to use the night vision to navigate but to use it as an early warning of warm blooded critters ahead that could cause a problem. When I used it I would only glance at the screen and...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,002
Posted By dfhepner
The buttons on the monitor are not needed. They...

The buttons on the monitor are not needed. They provided options to flip the video and adjust the contrast and brightness. The monitors that are sold with the camera are color but the camera only...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 179,985
Posted By dfhepner
I found that the crash bars cause more damage on...

I found that the crash bars cause more damage on an AirHead than the prevent. On my R75/6 they tweaked the frame and cracked open the valve cover when the crash bars came in contact with someone...
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,607
Posted By dfhepner
Supper Slab from NY to the Rockies. This will...

Supper Slab from NY to the Rockies. This will give you time to go North and South in Colorado slowly working your way West. The go North to Wyoming. There are a few places in Eastern Wyoming like...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,463
Posted By dfhepner
See if you can keep the old one and figure out...

See if you can keep the old one and figure out what part went bad. Then you can replace the part and have a back up.
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,379
Posted By dfhepner
I think the biggest problem with you keeping...

I think the biggest problem with you keeping focus was lack of sleep. You said several times that you did not sleep well or very long. I find that if I don't get enough sleep the night before that...
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