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Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-17-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 22,801
Posted By Freddie Rides
Done.

I left the tabs in the board, pried the tabs off the battery & replaced the battery. (Soldered the old tabs to the new battery w/o taking them off the board.)

Got a new main battery for around...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-08-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,313
Posted By Freddie Rides
Looks like a great way to hone skills useful...

Looks like a great way to hone skills useful everywhere. Pics of you are great.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-07-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 22,801
Posted By Freddie Rides
1.487 v

1.487 v
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-07-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 22,801
Posted By Freddie Rides
I'll take a look before tossing it in the trash...

I'll take a look before tossing it in the trash -- I mean recycle it. I'm pretty sure the charging circuit is toast even if the cells are still good.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-07-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 22,801
Posted By Freddie Rides
Right on all counts. I had two thoughts: 1. The...

Right on all counts. I had two thoughts: 1. The battery is 8 years old and most likely at the end of its useful life and 2. I didn't feel like tearing the battery case apart and 3. I don't have a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-07-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 22,801
Posted By Freddie Rides
Update: Internal Battery Replacement

After reading all the reservations about replacing the internal battery -- I have good news: It's Easy!

The best way to remove the old battery is indeed to cut the tabs off with a sharp, thin...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-06-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,313
Posted By Freddie Rides
Nothinere, dude.

Nothinere, dude.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-06-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 22,801
Posted By Freddie Rides
Maybe not pertinent now so long after the fact ....

Maybe not pertinent now so long after the fact . . . but . . .

1. My antenna seemed to have some kind of locktite on it -- blue in color -- so I had to be a little forceful with a pair of...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-06-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,148
Posted By Freddie Rides
Apparently there are two trains of thought on...

Apparently there are two trains of thought on this. I'm looking into it because my "Battery is Missing". This page (http://forums.gps.org.nz/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=4131) talks about the main battery not...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-29-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,986
Posted By Freddie Rides
Keep it Simple

What he said . . .
Forum: Orange Crush 02-08-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,015
Posted By Freddie Rides
Product, Price. In that order.

Yeah, OK -- my 2 cents worth.

I've been looking for years for suitable extra fuel carrying capability. I don't think the Best Rest product is the answer -- regardless of price.

As mentioned...
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2009, 08:37 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 83,788
Posted By Freddie Rides
The True Essence

Bill, you rock!

You are a motorcycle adventurer in every sense of the word. Your succint caption below sums up the spiritual essence of what every solo adventure rider deals with eventually. And...
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 83,788
Posted By Freddie Rides
Tunnel

Before the interstate, the train.

Very, very nice report.
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2008, 12:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,108
Posted By Freddie Rides
Ok

Aah.........OK.

They must be growing some really good spleef in them thar parts nowadays.

Viva la mota!:bmwrider
Forum: Orange Crush 09-17-2007, 10:50 AM
Replies: 19,034
Views: 7,785,020
Posted By Freddie Rides
Nice & Gnarly

Hey Hayduke. Where's this one at?
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-03-2007, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By Freddie Rides
What happened?!

So. What happened?
Forum: Orange Crush 08-24-2007, 09:54 PM
Replies: 19,034
Views: 7,785,020
Posted By Freddie Rides
Where have I been?!

Hey Bruce,

I guess I haven't been a regular for a while and didn't even know you joined the 9fiddy crowd. Very nice bike!! I wouldn't have expected anything less from you.

I'll have to go...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2007, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4,753
Views: 1,641,362
Posted By Freddie Rides
Aaah, Adventure!!

http://griffin738.smugmug.com/photos/150733217-M.jpg


Really roughed it this weekend, eh?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-09-2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 19,034
Views: 7,785,020
Posted By Freddie Rides
What's New?

Somehow I don't think anybody's really too surprised. Let's see it!!
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2007, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7,093
Views: 3,264,498
Posted By Freddie Rides
Nice!!

Nice!!
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2007, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7,093
Views: 3,264,498
Posted By Freddie Rides
Whatever

nnnnyaaadonnno.
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2007, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7,093
Views: 3,264,498
Posted By Freddie Rides
Bikes?

This may be a little off-track at the moment but please indulge. I first started reading your stuff a few years ago when you were riding a yellow & black GS(?). Since then you've ridden S.A. on a KLR...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-04-2007, 04:57 PM
Replies: 19,034
Views: 7,785,020
Posted By Freddie Rides
Idle Screw

I didn't read whether yours was a 990 or not. If so do they still have an idle screw? I wouldn't think so. I regularly take my 950 over 10,000 feet (3k plus meters) and that screw becomes as...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2007, 10:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,078
Posted By Freddie Rides
Robust

Oh yeah, I forgot about that. The final clincher in my decision was the thicker, more robust-looking cord.

You're right about the fit -- it's the all-important factor. But unfortunately, you...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2007, 09:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,078
Posted By Freddie Rides
Shure E2C

Stovepipe, before this goes to JoMomma in less than 24 hours, let me inject my opinion.

I just bought a set of Shure E2C's. I highly recommend them.

I got 'em at Circuit City for $100.- I...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-22-2007, 08:07 PM
Replies: 19,034
Views: 7,785,020
Posted By Freddie Rides
Blue/Orange S - San Luis Valley trip last weekend

http://freddierides.smugmug.com/photos/137948249-M.jpg

http://freddierides.smugmug.com/photos/137948321-M.jpg

http://freddierides.smugmug.com/photos/137948330-M.jpg
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Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2007, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4,753
Views: 1,641,362
Posted By Freddie Rides
Gone. That sucks.

Sucks that I don't have this bike anymore.

http://freddierides.smugmug.com/photos/15375061-M.jpg

http://freddierides.smugmug.com/photos/15375064-M.jpg
...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-28-2007, 12:26 PM
Replies: 19,034
Views: 7,785,020
Posted By Freddie Rides
I'll ride over there!!

You took these recently? Little/no snow?!
Forum: Orange Crush 12-24-2006, 07:36 AM
Replies: 19,034
Views: 7,785,020
Posted By Freddie Rides
That's how it feels

I hope it takes a long time for that feeling to go away. All I have to do is look at a map while I'm sitting on mine and I get that dizzy feeling in the back of my brain . . .
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-22-2006, 06:52 AM
Replies: 10,378
Views: 3,382,415
Posted By Freddie Rides
A picture's worth a thousand words

Post some of them pics, KTMSER. You'll get a lot more ooh's and aah's.

You might also wanna post 'em here: KTM 950 Adventure owners show off your bike...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-08-2006, 12:40 PM
Replies: 19,034
Views: 7,785,020
Posted By Freddie Rides
Slick

That is slick.

I installed screw-in snaps to the bottom lip of the seat. I had to cut the screws down so they were only 1/4" long or so. Then I cut off the straps, punched a hole in the ends and...
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2006, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7,093
Views: 3,264,498
Posted By Freddie Rides
Vote: Keep up with the verbal diarrhea

It's not the material, it's the point of view. You have a way of seeing and experiencing life that makes for very interesting reading, SV. One way or another (one thread or another), there needs to...
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2006, 08:04 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 56,915
Posted By Freddie Rides
Have a good one.

We'll all be here!! Can you not post 'til you get back?

Have a safe trip, GP, GW, etc. And Merry Christmas.
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2006, 07:53 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 262,518
Posted By Freddie Rides
Ok . . .

Yeah . . . ???
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2006, 06:10 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,794
Posted By Freddie Rides
Bravo!!!

:clap :clap :clap :clap
Forum: Orange Crush 12-02-2006, 01:09 PM
Replies: 19,034
Views: 7,785,020
Posted By Freddie Rides
Cool!!

That is SO nice!!


Did you keep going?
Forum: Equipment 12-02-2006, 12:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,624
Posted By Freddie Rides
Why not??

Dood. It's the natural human condition. Gotta have something to fret & fuss about. And it beats fretting and fussing about something nobody can fix. And besides , they got you to add your 2 cents...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2006, 11:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,180
Posted By Freddie Rides
Yeah, what they said!!

What a fun vacation!! Nice bikes, nice place to ride. Can life get any better than that? Not in my opinion.

And don't worry about the pictures. That's the reason Gadget Boy's around. We all need...
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2006, 01:52 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 26,091
Posted By Freddie Rides
Yeah, I was afraid it wasn't going to be as easy...

Yeah, I was afraid it wasn't going to be as easy as using the right camera!! Thanks for the reply.
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2006, 07:18 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 26,091
Posted By Freddie Rides
Awesome Photos

Like everybody's already said, "Awesome photos!!" I know a good picture is mostly the right subject in the right light, but what camera did you use? I know my S1 wouldn't have taken pictures as good...
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