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Forum: Americas 04-28-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By FJR_ski
Tombstone Territorial Park

I'm planning to visit Tombstone Territorial Park (http://www.env.gov.yk.ca/camping-parks/tombstonepark.php) first week in July, traveling on FJR.

How is the road from Dawson City to Tombstone...
Forum: Americas 02-24-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By FJR_ski
Thanks for the info. The only reason why I...

Thanks for the info.

The only reason why I was asking about the road, is because I want to hike this trail:
http://www.wrangellsteliaspark.com/frontcountry_treks/stairway_icefall/index.html
Forum: Americas 02-23-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By FJR_ski
Mc Carty Road, Alaska on FJR

Has anyone been on McCarty Road in Alaska going to Kennicott?
Is this something FJR can handle?

Thanks,
Forum: Americas 02-13-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,761
Posted By FJR_ski
I would like to get to Tombstone Territorial...

I would like to get to Tombstone Territorial National Park, but I'm worried in my FJR will take it if it rains on the road.
It's only 50 miles or so, but from what I have heard, the road is not fun...
Forum: Americas 02-03-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 877
Posted By FJR_ski
Any highway, I just want to get to the Arctic...

Any highway, I just want to get to the Arctic Circle.
Forum: Americas 02-03-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 877
Posted By FJR_ski
It seems that most of the pictures and video's of...

It seems that most of the pictures and video's of that highway, show wet conditions.
Forum: Americas 02-03-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 877
Posted By FJR_ski
Dempster Highway (Artictic Circle) on FJR - Gas Station?

Is it possible to reach Arctic Circle on Despter Highway on FJR?
According to Mile Post, there is a gas station at Eagle Plains, but that is at 229 miles. Are there any other gas stations before...
Forum: Americas 01-14-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,761
Posted By FJR_ski
I do want to visit Jasper and all of Canadian...

I do want to visit Jasper and all of Canadian Rockies, plus Glacier NP.
But, that's a different trip.
My goal is to get to British Columbia as soon as possible.
Forum: Americas 01-12-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,761
Posted By FJR_ski
Thanks The route on Streets and Trip Map,...

Thanks

The route on Streets and Trip Map, look's as the highways and routes are smaller and possibly have lower speed limits.

How is Denali Highway now days? Something that FJR might go on?...
Forum: Americas 01-12-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,761
Posted By FJR_ski
Thanks for all the information. According to...

Thanks for all the information.
According to Microsoft Streets and Trips, this is the quickest way from Chicago to Prince Rupert.

Do you agree?
...
Forum: Americas 01-12-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,761
Posted By FJR_ski
I like the ideal of going to Skagway, getting off...

I like the ideal of going to Skagway, getting off the ferry, riding the routes and getting back on ferry to get on to Haines.

According to my search, this is the only Ferry system?...
Forum: Americas 01-11-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,761
Posted By FJR_ski
Two route going to Alaska- Which is more scenic?

Which of these routes is more scenic?

http://i1218.photobucket.com/albums/dd407/pakuchn/Map_zps8d765fe8.jpg
Forum: Trip Planning 01-05-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 36,177
Posted By FJR_ski
Is it worth getting a Bear Canister or just a bag...

Is it worth getting a Bear Canister or just a bag to hand it from a tree?
Forum: Americas 01-04-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By FJR_ski
Best companies to ship a bike

Which motorcycle shipping companies are best within U.S.?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,391
Posted By FJR_ski
Does Version 5 include 2010-2012 bikes?

Does Version 5 include 2010-2012 bikes?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By FJR_ski
WOW, this is great. Thanks.

WOW, this is great.

Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,391
Posted By FJR_ski
Yes, I was talking about the Rep-ROM. Let me...

Yes, I was talking about the Rep-ROM.
Let me see how much Rep-ROM and GS-911 costs.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,391
Posted By FJR_ski
It's a program, almost like a service manual on...

It's a program, almost like a service manual on PC. Step by step how to work on the bike.

I think some dealers sell it on DVD.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By FJR_ski
Which of these PDF's covers 2010-2010 Services?

I want to review what maintenance has to be done on a 2010-2012 GS. Which of these is for that year range?


Document 1
http://www.incredirides.com/schedules/bmw_r1200gs.pdf

Document 2....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,391
Posted By FJR_ski
Name of that software

What is the name of that BMW Software which dealers use when they work on a BMW. BMW makes it...
Sorry that I can't be more helpful.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,302
Posted By FJR_ski
Just missed it, without ESA. ...

Just missed it, without ESA.

http://atlanta.craigslist.org/eat/mcy/3450379031.html
Forum: GS Boxers 12-28-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,056
Posted By FJR_ski
I think the ADV had more "seat room" to move...

I think the ADV had more "seat room" to move around, compared to GS.

The ADV is a beautiful bike.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-28-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,056
Posted By FJR_ski
BMW GS and GSA Seat, not much difference

Today, I've visited a Chicago BMW dealer to look around and I had a chance to sit on 2012 GS and 2012 GSA. I noticed something interesting, maybe it was me, or just the bad weather in Chicago, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,302
Posted By FJR_ski
SourKraut, Is this what most people are...

SourKraut,

Is this what most people are doing with ESA models? To imply unplug/not use ESA and get a aftermarket shock?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,302
Posted By FJR_ski
So, if there is a "soft-code", will a dealer...

So, if there is a "soft-code", will a dealer service a bike, even if there is a recall?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,302
Posted By FJR_ski
Well, the ESA is limited to number of setting,...

Well, the ESA is limited to number of setting, but the primary reason why I don't want the ESA is the cost to replace them or fix them. Wilbers cost $1400.00 and I'm sure they are much better and...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,302
Posted By FJR_ski
R1200GS without ESA, can't find any.

I have been looking for a used R1200GS 2010-2012 without ESA for a while and nothing. Why is this so difficult?

I might have to get a new one, I just hate the cost of new model.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-25-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,145
Posted By FJR_ski
Interesting info: ...

Interesting info:

http://www.wilbers.de/en/wesa/wesa.php
Forum: GS Boxers 12-25-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,145
Posted By FJR_ski
I called two BMW Dealers in Chicago Area and it...

I called two BMW Dealers in Chicago Area and it will take 2 months to get a GS or GSA without ESA.
I dont know anything that would pay $2000 or more for a ESA BMW replacement.
I wonder if Wilbers...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,145
Posted By FJR_ski
GS and GSA Users without ESA - Have you tried Wilbers?

I have been looking to get a GS for about 2 months. From my research, it appears that BMW ESA shocks cost alot.

Has any tried Wilbers shocks? Yes, it's a manual setting change, but I'm sure...
Forum: Americas 10-16-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By FJR_ski
Denali Highway

I'm planning a trip from Chicago to Alaska in 2014.:clap I'm planing to leave 4th week in June.
I been to Alaska in 2010, but never been on Denali Highway.
How is that highway? Is it worth going...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,346
Posted By FJR_ski
Is your Wilbers shock manual or ESA type?

Is your Wilbers shock manual or ESA type?
Forum: Americas 03-12-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 905
Posted By FJR_ski
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Americas 03-12-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 905
Posted By FJR_ski
Some questions about Alaska and BC's

Couple of questions.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
From Haines to Alaska Highways, is the road paved?<o:p></o:p>
To get to Haines, is it...
Forum: Americas 03-03-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 963
Posted By FJR_ski
Rt 20 from Williams Lake to Bella Coola on FJR

How is the road from Williams Lake to Bella Coola? I'm planning to visit Bella Coola on Yamaha FJR and then take ferry to Bear Cove.


Thanks.
Forum: Beasts 11-26-2011, 06:05 AM
Replies: 2,193
Views: 614,728
Posted By FJR_ski
Ohh yes, sorry about that. Would you know why...

Ohh yes, sorry about that.
Would you know why the wheels are not spoke? Is there a benefit of not having spoke wheels?
Forum: Beasts 11-26-2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 2,193
Views: 614,728
Posted By FJR_ski
I wish Tiger was a shaft. Can someone explain...

I wish Tiger was a shaft. Can someone explain why they make the bike have a chain?
Forum: Canada 11-23-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,137
Posted By FJR_ski
Thanks for the link. I think the road is fine...

Thanks for the link.
I think the road is fine on FJR, as long as it's dry.
Forum: Canada 11-22-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,137
Posted By FJR_ski
Thank you everyone for the info. I will map...

Thank you everyone for the info.

I will map it out and see what it looks like on Streets and Trips.
Forum: Canada 11-19-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,137
Posted By FJR_ski
Is this picture of a road going to Bella Coola? ...

Is this picture of a road going to Bella Coola? How recent is the picture?
I dont mind this type of road. But, it was to rain, it would be a problem.
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