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Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7,769
Views: 1,242,360
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Awesome.. I appreciate that. Good point,...

Awesome.. I appreciate that. Good point, checking the clearance should be manageable.
It's been educational going over the bike. Its new to me and I'm seeing all of the guts for the first time. I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7,769
Views: 1,242,360
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Yep, that was it.. Sorry for ignorance on that....

Yep, that was it.. Sorry for ignorance on that. Simple fix: add one washer. Nice and tight now.

And I have the lower half if the air box off.
*** Do you guys have a recommended amount of strip...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7,769
Views: 1,242,360
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Thank you Square1 and 4Strokn on the air box...

Thank you Square1 and 4Strokn on the air box removal.

Anyone one else have loose radiator mounts?

Chris
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7,769
Views: 1,242,360
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Air Box removal & Radiator mounts...

Hello guys and gal or two, wondering if you could shed some light on a couple of subjects please:
1. How do you remove the lower half of the air box? Not sure how to get it off of the throttle body...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,341
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
No software updates on mine.

Now granted my 2014 R1200GS only has 6k miles, I'm not proud of that, but when I took it in to get the valve clearances checked on Saturday I asked them to check for and apply software updates as I'd...
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 88,507
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Gas er up!

Sounds good bro. I will take you up on that. Be safe, as always, and burn some fuel while its cheap. Sounds like you'll be going through some!
4x4 van? :huh Sounds cool. Saw TFN had a blacked out...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,112
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Let's for sure just let it rest in peace. This...

Let's for sure just let it rest in peace. This thread is dead. RIP separate LC thread. When the good folks here decide when and if it is warranted than so be it.
Let's get back to loving our babies....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,112
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Pia

Yes I'm sure it would be a PIA to separate. That's why I presented it more as a question, not a demand. I didn't mean to upset anyone and was almost afraid to bring it up. Sorry bout that bros. I'm...
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 88,507
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Freezing here!

Hey buddy thanks for the reply. F-ing cold here, as you well know. Single freaking digits. I took my bike down to Velocity Cycles today to get the valves adjusted at the winter labor rate of $50 per....
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 41,688
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Hey Man

AK dude the last round of pictures and report were great. Loved those switchbacks. Also the nice people who flagged you down for food. Very cool.
And what's wrong with oil drums for pots? Lol! They...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,112
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
GSW Seperate Thread? Liquids....

Has there been any banter about a GS Dubya "W" only thread?
I'm not a huge fan of discrimination or anything but it is increasingly difficult to sift through the threads while seeking model specific...
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1,103
Views: 306,731
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Nbd

All right already, calm down everybody. The warrants are NBD. No money will be made tipping off the man. Apparently you can have a hooker or two out there but if you have a half a dozen of them they...
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,445
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Great pics..

Hi Rick and Kathy, great pics. I love the close up of the Buffalo grazing. Good stuff. I've been to those places and taken lots of nice pictures but not anything like the zoom you have on that...
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1,103
Views: 306,731
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
"I don't know how far west you plan on going, but...

"I don't know how far west you plan on going, but there's a rumor that there may be a rally going on at DaFoole's place this coming summer"

Alex I'd be Into that. I'd go as your "guest" as this...
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 41,688
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Sleeping beauty

http://i1378.photobucket.com/albums/ah111/TwoTiredRiders/imagejpg1_zps8ce0fdd4.jpg (http://s1378.photobucket.com/user/TwoTiredRiders/media/imagejpg1_zps8ce0fdd4.jpg.html)

Yeah this really makes...
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 88,507
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Jim....

Jim, wow. You and Alex should have a black hole warning at the beginning of your threads. Something like this: *please note, I'm glad you are checking out this thread and please join me for a wild...
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1,103
Views: 306,731
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Thanks....

Alex, Thanks for the reply. I wasn't sure if you checked this thread ever or not but glad you did.
Yes winter is a bad time for many. The gloom and doom wears on you and beats you down. The cold...
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 41,688
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Nice

:dllama
Awesome ride report. Can't wait for more. You AK guys are pretty wild.
Keep it coming.
Ride safe and God Bless.
Oh yeah and Happy New Year!!
Forum: Ride reports 01-01-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1,103
Views: 306,731
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Hey Man

Wow, Alex, It's been quite an awesome read! I feel weird talking to you without introducing myself after getting to know you and your buddies so well on this life report. So my name is Chris, married...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,049
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Well stated..

[QUOTE=ShaftEd;25813335]I’ve done some testing of ABS and TC in the Enduro/Enduro Pro modes on my 2014 GSW. I would imagine that Rawhyde would have you turn off both TC and ABS. TC only really works...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 671
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Welcome.

Welcome and Happy New Year. Good question. Mine does that too periodically. Sometimes mid ride after being parked. Not sure what's up with that. So much going on electronically, in general....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,365
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
There are Non Essentials? JK. Nice write up...

There are Non Essentials?
JK.
Nice write up on the bags. I now have bag envy. Tool box is awesome.
Will be checking for follow up report.
Happy New Year.
Forum: Ride reports 12-31-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 36,601
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Clutch life..

Hi Radim and thanks for compliment. Not sure how long clutch good for but 950 was still good at 16k miles when traded on 990. Lot of dirt riding two up. Just slave cylinder went bad. Some say change...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-31-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,399
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Cost of use?

I can certainly see the need for these. I'm planning on having one before spring. We had a fallen rider on one of our recent ADV rides and we had to ride a ways to get cell service and schedule evac....
Forum: Ride reports 12-29-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 36,601
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Seeing that picture reminded me of the time I had...

Seeing that picture reminded me of the time I had to replace the clutch slave cylinder on mine. Not terribly expensive and easy to do so you may want to have one handy and change the fluid a lot is...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,140
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Beware of old new filters...

I had a situation last summer with a new but old shelf life oil filter on my VFR750. The guy I got the bike from gave me the filter. It was the right one but leaked after riding. I tightened it and...
Forum: Ride reports 12-28-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,664
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Thumb Great video

Nice....
Forum: Ride reports 12-28-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,664
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Nice ride gentlemen.

Thank you both for sharing this epic dual sport ride with us. Planning similar trip for next September. I've been out on the big bikes several times over the last 25 years but have been wanting to do...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-28-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,666
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Pictures of VStream and Puig Touring

http://i1378.photobucket.com/albums/ah111/TwoTiredRiders/Windshields/imagejpg1_zps53195126.jpg (http://s1378.photobucket.com/user/TwoTiredRiders/media/Windshields/imagejpg1_zps53195126.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-26-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 36,601
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Packing...

Hello Radim. Great RR. Thanks for sharing. I envy and admire! It would be nice to see a picture of the contents of your gear sometime when you are organizing. Camping gear, bike supplies, and an...
Forum: Ride reports 12-18-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,475
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Have fun! Jealous. Freezing here in PA. How's...

Have fun! Jealous. Freezing here in PA.
How's the weather down there?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,465
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Idea...

I have an idea, since we can't seem to agree on whether or not the bike should have a self destruct prevention mode why don't we see how the OP weighs in on the subject. SgtMike I believe it was. And...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,465
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Yeah, lol. I think after 30 minutes of no...

Yeah, lol. I think after 30 minutes of no throttle input, zero bike movement, and melt down temperatures it would be safe for the computer to shut her down..
I was annoyed when my skid loader shut...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,221
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
I like the look of those SW Motech units. Do you...

I like the look of those SW Motech units. Do you suppose you could wire the lights to stay on all the time as day time running lights instead of turn signals or is there not much to gain there? (Not...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,188
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Looks great. Nice brightness comparison photos. ...

Looks great. Nice brightness comparison photos.
How did you eliminate the second fitting?
Is it more or less sturdy this way?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,504
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Thanks for tip. That seems like money well spent....

Thanks for tip. That seems like money well spent. Less than $20 each.
Also on regular forks the shock socks are great.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,465
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Good to know...

Good to know. Thanks for the heads up on idling bikes.
Would have never thought it was that catastrauphic.
There should definitely be a computer aided shut off for temps exceeding max.
I know my...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,310
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Break in

For sure bikes can feel different. I had a weekend demo before I bought mine and the demo was smoother shifting. Mines getting better rapidly though after 5k miles and has been the most fantastic...
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 112,569
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Agreed

Agreed, I enjoyed reading this a few weeks ago. A tough and resourceful rider, braving cold icy conditions enroute to and from Mexico, fixing flats and frames, getting to know the locals, and making...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,310
Posted By TwoTiredRiders
Break in?

You mention that your friend just picked it up. Assuming its brand new there are break in considerations. Not only will it smooth out overall, (especially the transmission), but it may be doing harm...
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