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Forum: Airheads 12-22-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,151
Posted By Texmoto1
Just a quick clerification with pictures

I have been working on my R100RS Café Scrambler project and since I don't wish to destroy my bike during its first startup, I just want to be extra sure on how the filter set up goes together. Since...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 48,000
Posted By Texmoto1
About a week ago...The day after riding my 2007...

About a week ago...The day after riding my 2007 GSA, I noticed a strong distinct smell of raw fuel in my garage. I started tracking it down and decided it was definitely coming from the GS and not...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,095
Posted By Texmoto1
Do the French use Ethenol? Something tells me...

Do the French use Ethenol? Something tells me they dont put that crap in their gas! Having ethenol in your fuel defenitely drops your mileage.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,294
Posted By Texmoto1
I am having a new one installed in my 2007 as I...

I am having a new one installed in my 2007 as I write this. I am defenitely going to try this on my bad one when I get it home. If nothing else, I would have a backup for the next failure.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,438
Posted By Texmoto1
I know its been a few months since last this...

I know its been a few months since last this thread has seen any action, but my 2007 GS ADV with 18K miles started displaying the "Brake Failure" light. It started just after I replaced a dead BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,707
Posted By Texmoto1
Having owned both 950, 990 Adventures and several...

Having owned both 950, 990 Adventures and several 1100, and 1200 GS's I think people mistake the respective engines power characteristics with overall performance. The 990 and 950 KTM's really don’t...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,383
Posted By Texmoto1
The Big Pig wheelies great. If you dont want to...

The Big Pig wheelies great. If you dont want to use clutch and want an even easier way to get the front end up in second gear....chop the throttle and then when the suspension loads up... open the...
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,942
Posted By Texmoto1
It most defenitely helped. Thanks!

It most defenitely helped.

Thanks!
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,942
Posted By Texmoto1
I think the BT/Wired Hybrid aproach of the Mixit...

I think the BT/Wired Hybrid aproach of the Mixit + BT Dongle output + BT Headset is talking to me. I am going to let the idea set in and ferment for awhile before pulling the trigger. Just a few...
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,942
Posted By Texmoto1
Audio solution for GPS, Iphone 4 and Radar Detector?

Looking for a solution for hearing my Radar Detector, listening to my music off my Iphone and Hearing directions from my GPS. The exact equipment I have:

Iphone 4 with Bluetooth
Zumo 550 with...
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,949
Posted By Texmoto1
I know its BEEN AWHILE since this was discussed,...

I know its BEEN AWHILE since this was discussed, however I have just now got the bug to try and find a way to listen to my Zumo 550, Iphone 4 and an Escort Radar detector. It seems that this...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2010, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,318
Posted By Texmoto1
I used to really like Staintune, however I put a...

I used to really like Staintune, however I put a pair on my KTM 950 and both of them developed a nasty stain (pun intended) on the side of each one. polishing didn't help at all. It looks like...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2010, 08:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 684
Posted By Texmoto1
I would take a good look in the Airbox as well...

I would take a good look in the Airbox as well and if any water is in there change out your air filter. I am used to drowning my dirt bikes. Usually no big deal after an oil change or 3.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2010, 07:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,648
Posted By Texmoto1
My 2007 GSA has only needed the exhaust valves...

My 2007 GSA has only needed the exhaust valves adjusted and they were a bit tight. Intake valves have always been spot on.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,258
Posted By Texmoto1
I remember Hank (The guy with the 450,000+...

I remember Hank (The guy with the 450,000+ 1100GS) in San Antonio mentioning that he found a u joint off of an Alfa Romeo or Fiat or something that works in place of the BMW overpriced one. Sorry I...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,201
Posted By Texmoto1
People can argue all day long about their...

People can argue all day long about their preference of one bike over another, and of course everyone is going to like their brand over the other. The real point here is that for people who are into...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,096
Posted By Texmoto1
I spent a whole thread on this. ...

I spent a whole thread on this.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=608154


We rented a couple of 2008 GS's in Cali and at home (in Texas) we have a 2007 and 2009. I understand...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 25,353
Posted By Texmoto1
The answer to that question lies 100% in what...

The answer to that question lies 100% in what kind of "dual sporting" you do. My idea of dual sporting gets broken down. version A) dual sporting: using paved or unpaved roads only for connecting...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2010, 08:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,096
Posted By Texmoto1
After renting a GS on vacation that came with...

After renting a GS on vacation that came with cast wheels vs the Spokes that are on my GS at home, I can honestly say: GET THE CAST WHEELS! GET THEM TWICE! The bike accelerates harder and rode...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2010, 08:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,557
Posted By Texmoto1
As for loosing a charge in a few days? If you are...

As for loosing a charge in a few days? If you are running the CRAP stock battery, that may be the issue. I went through 3 of them under warranty untill the dealership got sick of me and put a Yuasa...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-16-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 733
Posted By Texmoto1
We had this happen during a disasterous creek...

We had this happen during a disasterous creek crossing in the Texas Hill Country. Pyndon and a bunch of us ended up flipping the bike upside down to get the water out! I know I have pictures...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,593
Posted By Texmoto1
Well, I flog mine pretty hard. I wouldnt call it...

Well, I flog mine pretty hard. I wouldnt call it abuse, but its most definitely Tough Love! I understand fully that lighter wheels will be felt both in acceleration and handling. I did not realize...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2010, 09:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,593
Posted By Texmoto1
Several reasons: 1. Dont have the time off...

Several reasons:

1. Dont have the time off for the added time it would take. My money at this point is worth less than my time so its better to Fly-Rent-Ride. I would rather Spend my available...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,593
Posted By Texmoto1
Rented an 08 GS and WTF!

Some friends and I recently rented some bikes in San Francisco and did an epic trip of Northern California. 2 of the bikes we rented were 2008 GS's. At home my buddy has an 09 GS and I have an 07...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-22-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,382
Posted By Texmoto1
You cant go wrong with the people 150. Engine is...

You cant go wrong with the people 150. Engine is bullet proof, good power and a very high quality machine. I have a Vespa 150s and I actually think my wifes people 150 is a better scoot! Dont let...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-02-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By Texmoto1
Looks like dubbelju will probably be the way to...

Looks like dubbelju will probably be the way to go!

Thanks!
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-01-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By Texmoto1
Motorcycle Rental in the SF Area?

Looking to see if anyone knows of a good place to rent bikes in the San Francisco Bay area? Two buddies and myself are heading out for a week or so in mid to late July to do the Northern...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,739
Posted By Texmoto1
I really thought the same thing when I first...

I really thought the same thing when I first started looking into it, and figured "what the hell, maybe I will get ripped off" but there are so many people saying it made a difference. And I am not...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,221
Posted By Texmoto1
I live about 2 Blocks away from AF1. If I go...

I live about 2 Blocks away from AF1. If I go outside I can just hear what bike might be on their Dyno. I am their local "come in and steal a Beer out of the fridge guy". As soon as the new V4 Tuono...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,221
Posted By Texmoto1
Thats why man can not live on one bike alone!...

Thats why man can not live on one bike alone! Well you can but its never as much fun as owning several! I found that while the GS is my primary ride, I have to have a 250cc Dirt Bike, a Hooligan bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 70,920
Posted By Texmoto1
I installed mine about a month ago on my 2007...

I installed mine about a month ago on my 2007 GSA. The bike defenitly runs smoother with the Booster Plug. It also seems to do more as tempuratures increase. When I first put it on the temps were in...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2010, 01:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,739
Posted By Texmoto1
I installed mine about a month ago on my 2007...

I installed mine about a month ago on my 2007 GSA. The bike defenitly runs smoother with the Booster Plug. It also seems to do more as tempuratures increase. When I first put it on the temps were...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,455
Posted By Texmoto1
If you want to keep the Adventure thing going,...

If you want to keep the Adventure thing going, you can get an auto clutch for a KTM 990. I think Rekluse makes one. The way the clutch is set up on the Boxer motor, I doubt seriously you could get...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,814
Posted By Texmoto1
I have an 07 GSA with the Sargent heated seat and...

I have an 07 GSA with the Sargent heated seat and I feel Its the only way to go! When it gets cool you add a little heat with the seat and grips.. To me it makes all the difference. On long rides I...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,285
Posted By Texmoto1
Thanks for the info. I think I will pick up a...

Thanks for the info. I think I will pick up a pair. As far as sizing goes, are they sized like jeans? If you wore a 36 on your jeans would that equate to the same on these things?
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,285
Posted By Texmoto1
Any thoughts on Shift Havoc pants?

I have been thinking about picking up a pair. Anybody have these or know much about them?

http://www.locomx.com/Shift-Havoc-Pants-p/shift-pants-havoc.htm
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,075
Posted By Texmoto1
In my opinion, Hammocks are the only way to go! I...

In my opinion, Hammocks are the only way to go! I had tried for years to get a descent nights sleep in a tent, but allways woke up before dawn due to the back pain. In my hammock there have been...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-14-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,268
Posted By Texmoto1
Maybe this is the turning point for the Japanese...

Maybe this is the turning point for the Japanese to jump into the Adventure market. They have been single minded and really stuck for years in the Sport Bike and Cruiser market. Even with the huge...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 70,920
Posted By Texmoto1
If someone sets up a group buy, let me know!

If someone sets up a group buy, let me know!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,309
Posted By Texmoto1
I would think that should be normal. When I blip...

I would think that should be normal. When I blip the throttle the torque pulls the bike to the right. If I am at speed and while still in gear, release the throttle and let go of the handle bars it...
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