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Forum: Equipment 02-03-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,227
Posted By astro
Cool camper. Depending on where you end up using...

Cool camper. Depending on where you end up using it . . . the trick is having a site that has enough gap to allow the unit to open from side to side.
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2011, 04:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,966
Posted By astro
manic mechanic- I had a blast. My vacation...

manic mechanic-
I had a blast. My vacation days are spoken for for the balance of the year but I would definitely like to do more next year.
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,966
Posted By astro
I didn't take many photos since I was...

I didn't take many photos since I was concentrating on being a force for good and not evil as a moto for my first triathalon . . . but here are a few that I hope you don't mind my adding to the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,966
Posted By astro
I definately agree. Hope to have a chance to do...

I definately agree. Hope to have a chance to do more.
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,966
Posted By astro
Good to meet you while volunteering with the...

Good to meet you while volunteering with the Ironman moto support team for the Louisville race.

It was the first time working a triathlon for me and the the spotter and I had a great time working...
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 767
Posted By astro
Kaoka Throttle Lock repair question

Nevermind, I broke it loose using two strap wrenches







So how can anyone screw up something as simple as a screw type friction lock?
Well I've managed to do it.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-06-2011, 06:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 769
Posted By astro
$160 for a refurbed 276C. expecting mine to...

$160 for a refurbed 276C. expecting mine to arrive this week :clap
Forum: Regional forums 01-26-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,223
Posted By astro
In. Is this the first time that GMR has limited...

In.
Is this the first time that GMR has limited attendance?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-06-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 21,730
Posted By astro
I just want to say thanks to everyone that...

I just want to say thanks to everyone that chipped into creating the info on how to change out the battery.

I had ordered two of the batteries with the tabs in place probably over a year ago, but...
Forum: Vendors 07-05-2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 79,044
Posted By astro
stopped by Saturday to shop around a bit on our...

stopped by Saturday to shop around a bit on our loop ride. Didn't see the new Klim pants with built-in protection though. Maybe next time :deal
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,444
Posted By astro
I had to do the same thing last year. Luckily I...

I had to do the same thing last year. Luckily I was right next to an auto store and was able to buy a replacement. Just worked it in carefully with a couple of screw drivers.

didn't leave it in...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,098
Posted By astro
Check out RKA tankbags

Check out RKA tankbags
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 853
Posted By astro
Guilty Mine is an 1150GS and I've tinkered with...

Guilty
Mine is an 1150GS and I've tinkered with it over the last few years during the winter months. Had cervical surgery last fall and begain to think about a lighter bike . . . then I realized how...
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 816
Posted By astro
If you don't need the passenger communication...

If you don't need the passenger communication option there are a number of good units that consolidate sound sources and can feed your earphones.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,285
Posted By astro
nice. thanks for the opportunity

nice. thanks for the opportunity
Forum: Vendors 03-05-2010, 05:42 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 79,044
Posted By astro
How much $$ ??

How much $$ ??
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2010, 06:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,425
Posted By astro
Feathered Friends...

Feathered Friends (http://www.featheredfriends.com/Picasso/Bags/Product/Rectangular.html) Seattle WA

Great gear . . . will make what you're looking for if not in their catalog.
We've had one of...
Forum: Vendors 12-22-2009, 04:45 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 148,011
Posted By astro
Your stove is just about the coolest (hottest?)...

Your stove is just about the coolest (hottest?) :D

Tried it out with some HEET the other day

http://wulimaster.smugmug.com/Camping/alcohol-stove/alcohol-stove-006/746978466_dEUbd-S.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 439,223
Posted By astro
It's tough to search this site for threads...

It's tough to search this site for threads without correctly guessing how the verbiage used. The undisputed king of all GS photo threads that was loaded with 1150 models was "GS's that Suck" found...
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2009, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,640
Posted By astro
he had a couple of small dogs that would ride in...

he had a couple of small dogs that would ride in the goldwings saddlebags with the tops removed. think one of the dogs was called "zukii", short for suzuki.

back in the '80s, the sports that came...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-19-2009, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 393,335
Posted By astro
And voice directions

And voice directions
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2009, 12:41 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 46,527
Posted By astro
This was posted by another inmate in a different...

This was posted by another inmate in a different thread . . . very slick use of different components. Provides chair room :)

http://www.adventureinprogress.com/family-shelter

Go-Lite...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-10-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 370,626
Posted By astro
counts if you carried that huge tent on your...

counts if you carried that huge tent on your bicycle :deal
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-08-2009, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By astro
is the year correct in the date?

is the year correct in the date?
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2009, 11:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,000
Posted By astro
that's a great idea ! :thumb

that's a great idea ! :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2009, 08:33 AM
Replies: 824
Views: 171,529
Posted By astro
Found Here...

Found Here (http://www.xrv.org.uk/forums/bmw/38679-some-bmw-info.html) on a different forum . . .

For this BMW GS1150 a special kit has been developed in co-operation with BMW-dealer Bert...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2009, 11:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,043
Posted By astro
Looks like it is a BMW accessory 71 60 7 696 117 ...

Looks like it is a BMW accessory 71 60 7 696 117

It's in this PDF catalog downloaded from Iron Horse BMW...
Forum: Equipment 07-29-2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 858
Posted By astro
you can also just purchase a splitter that allows...

you can also just purchase a splitter that allows you to plug in ear buds and keep the helmet speakers in.

Not an Autocm part and available from a number sources
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2009, 11:07 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 19,227
Posted By astro
most likely for the rear suspension of the tow...

most likely for the rear suspension of the tow vehicle. Add air to stiffen the suspension to keep the load level.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-09-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 370,626
Posted By astro
Light and slow :lol3 ...

Light and slow :lol3
http://wulimaster.smugmug.com/photos/2807226_tzMkq-XL.jpg

Luxury (Georgia Mtn Rally 2007) :bmwrider

http://wulimaster.smugmug.com/photos/153921423_sv85W-L.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2009, 12:08 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 31,800
Posted By astro
great ride report. next time you're stuck in...

great ride report. next time you're stuck in traffic in Cades Cove, remember that there is an eight mile outlet gravel road named "parsons branch" that takes you out and over and drops you on 129...
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2009, 07:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,597
Posted By astro
RAM also builds a mount arm out of plastic with a...

RAM also builds a mount arm out of plastic with a double 1 inch dia socket arm with 360 deg center rotation. It's not built out of aluminum like their standard arms but it does provide the mounting...
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,156
Posted By astro
IJET works less than 1/2 the time

Is there a operational secret to using one of these things? Just got one last week.

I have my Ipod in my tank bag where I can't see it. Receiver plugged into an 80G Ipod and a charge plugged...
Forum: Vendors 04-13-2009, 06:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,186
Posted By astro
$expensive$ but a great way to haul...

$expensive$ but a great way to haul boats,bicycles and gear using Thule or Yakima rack components and carriers with suspension (folds up for storage)

Rack & Roll Trailer...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 30,654
Posted By astro
what material is it made of? glass . . . plastic...

what material is it made of? glass . . . plastic etc
Forum: Face plant 03-23-2009, 01:24 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,549
Posted By astro
I'm sorry for the pain your daughter is going...

I'm sorry for the pain your daughter is going through.

Best wishes for her full recovery.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By astro
and there is a BMW dealer over in Louisville...

and there is a BMW dealer over in Louisville about an hour away . . .

www.bmwlouisville.com (http://www.bmwlouisville.com)
(502) 568-2311
Forum: Vendors 03-03-2009, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 760
Posted By astro
house photos on an internet service and add the...

house photos on an internet service and add the link using the "Insert Image" button found in the tool bar of the "posting"
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-02-2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 28,920
Posted By astro
Here is a local shop in Johnson City, TN...

Here is a local shop in Johnson City, TN (http://www.flyshopoftn.com/). I haven't used them but they came up to Louisville and gave a knowledgable presentation at a near fly shop
Forum: Battle scooters 02-28-2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,722
Posted By astro
unless you keep these scooters on a trickle...

unless you keep these scooters on a trickle charger the alarm system just drags the battery down.

for me, it was just simpler to disconnect the alarm then having to mess with the battery every...
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