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Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,093
Posted By rfbarker
Worn or cracked TB caps?

To start from the simple side of things, are the caps/plugs on the throttle bodies (on the bottom of the TBs, where the canister lines used to be) still in good shape? Fuel deteriorates the cheap...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 760
Posted By rfbarker
Clogged fuel filter? Fuel pump problem? I...

Clogged fuel filter? Fuel pump problem?

I had the charcoal canister puke into my tank and plug my fuel filter pretty badly. I replaced the pump and filter (and ditched the canister) and had more...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-11-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8,871
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,240,351
Posted By rfbarker
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-01-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 839,281
Posted By rfbarker
"Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know...

"Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them." -Eeyore
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-07-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By rfbarker
Get in touch with Ken at Adventure Machines....

Get in touch with Ken at Adventure Machines. Cheap enough to forget how much I paid and a great dude.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,915
Posted By rfbarker
This thread sucks.

This thread sucks.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,276
Posted By rfbarker
That's because a 12GSA is not a "serious off...

That's because a 12GSA is not a "serious off road" or "off road only" type of bike. It's a big ass touring bike capable of handling just about any terrain but is definitely not the choice for...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-20-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,346
Posted By rfbarker
I'm looking to have my Ohlins serviced. Are the...

I'm looking to have my Ohlins serviced. Are the above suggestions still the best places around? Any place else I should consider?

I live in Bellingham, WA and would love to physically drop off a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,276
Posted By rfbarker
Yep, but my old 1100GS does the same. Judging by...

Yep, but my old 1100GS does the same. Judging by my short test ride, the difference is the LC will do it through third gear (fourth?) without breaking a sweat.




Sweat / liquid cooled pun not...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-14-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10,090
Views: 2,102,329
Posted By rfbarker
Not a huge fan of all the farkle stickers but...

Not a huge fan of all the farkle stickers but otherwise looks pretty BFA. I'd ride the shit out of it if'n I were looking for a new ride.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-08-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7,907
Views: 7,356,492
Posted By rfbarker
Celebrating her 26th birthday with a bike trip...

Celebrating her 26th birthday with a bike trip from Bellingham, WA to a friend's place in Sagle, ID.

On the Flowery Trail Rd between WA HWY-395 and WA SR-20....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 396,134
Posted By rfbarker
From last weekend's visit to a friend's place in...

From last weekend's visit to a friend's place in Sagle, ID

Overlooking Lake Pend Oreille from quad trails off USFS 2642...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-07-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By rfbarker
We just stayed at the Big Twin Lake Campground...

We just stayed at the Big Twin Lake Campground outside of Winthrop for the second year in a row. We're partial to the "overflow area" where nobody else seems to like to stay. No crowds, great owners...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-26-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 839,281
Posted By rfbarker
NICE! Dig the new paint.

NICE! Dig the new paint.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-24-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By rfbarker
Nice ride! Thanks for sharing. I'll have to...

Nice ride! Thanks for sharing. I'll have to finally get around to doing that this year.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-18-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1,461
Views: 270,831
Posted By rfbarker
Holy crap, I want to ride there.

Holy crap, I want to ride there.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-17-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10,090
Views: 2,102,329
Posted By rfbarker
Holy crap. It's not a remarkable deal but what a...

Holy crap. It's not a remarkable deal but what a rad GS! One of the few GS's that I'd happily trade mine...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 2,980
Views: 957,735
Posted By rfbarker
Here...

Here (https://maps.google.com/maps?q=48.934479,-122.204345&num=1&t=h&z=20), today.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-0CfRicMqBYw/Ub6ou4KvLII/AAAAAAAAKhk/edS_jWQlRWo/w1128-h846-no/photo.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-16-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 839,281
Posted By rfbarker
My kick ass wife and I went out for a cruise and...

My kick ass wife and I went out for a cruise and a burger on Saturday.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-fwn652kbvRA/Ub5hmWfaucI/AAAAAAAAKZ4/ktc4WtIE4Kc/w1128-h846-no/IMG_1280.JPG

Then I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5,159
Views: 831,803
Posted By rfbarker
I added some Fastway pegs, through some junk in...

I added some Fastway pegs, through some junk in my new Kirk's Panniers (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=878499), and went for a cruise into the hills.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 396,134
Posted By rfbarker
Mounted to Happy Trails racks. The mounting was a...

Mounted to Happy Trails racks. The mounting was a little bit wonky due to the dimensions I gave Kirk but I'm thrilled with the result. If you're thinking of replicating this setup, I'll give you some...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 396,134
Posted By rfbarker
Mounted up my new luggage from Kirk's Panniers...

Mounted up my new luggage from Kirk's Panniers (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=878499). I dig the raw aluminum look but can't stand aluminum oxidation so I'll send them off for powder...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-15-2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 828
Views: 58,571
Posted By rfbarker
Wow. That is all.

Wow.

That is all.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-14-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 926
Posted By rfbarker
Yep, I figure it's hard to beat for 1300 bones.

Yep, I figure it's hard to beat for 1300 bones.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-14-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,436
Posted By rfbarker
I just ordered up some from Kirk in the vendor...

I just ordered up some from Kirk in the vendor section. UPS hasn't dropped them off yet but they seem like they should be the shit and are similarly priced to the HT setup.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2,980
Views: 957,735
Posted By rfbarker
zing!

zing!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-13-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 926
Posted By rfbarker
Anybody recognize this KLR for sale?

I've got a buddy interested in this bike. Yeah, it's high mileage and a little haggard but for $1300 who cares?

Just curious if anybody here recognizes the bike and might know any of its history. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-12-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 58,571
Posted By rfbarker
Wow, sounds like fun. My Pop and I blasted out...

Wow, sounds like fun. My Pop and I blasted out and back last weekend to check the area out and vowed to make it back when I've banked more vacation time. We should have paid more attention and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,398
Posted By rfbarker
I don't have a ground on the outside of the fuel...

I don't have a ground on the outside of the fuel plate of my '99 1100GS. Not sure if it is on other models or not.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-11-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8,871
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,240,351
Posted By rfbarker
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 387
Posted By rfbarker
Happy Trails panniers dimensions for R1100GS/R1150GS

Can anybody with HT panniers on their 1100 or 1150 provide a couple quick measurements?

I'm wondering what the dimensions of the exhaust cutout are. Specifically, how deep the cutout is and how...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 396,134
Posted By rfbarker
Sweet ride, eastbloc. Even if you want to take...

Sweet ride, eastbloc. Even if you want to take care of some of those missing parts, it's tough to beat $2500! Judging by your footpegs, you must not be much of a dancer ... or something or other...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-23-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8,871
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,240,351
Posted By rfbarker
Norco Shore, Custom Freeride Bike

Selling my builder freeride bike. 2008 Norco Shore frame, size medium. I'm 5'11" 200# and this is a great size for flicking the bike around the woods.

-Marzocchi 66 RC3
-Rocco TST rear shock ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,213
Posted By rfbarker
Nice. Lucky trade! Yeah, the stock seat sucks....

Nice. Lucky trade! Yeah, the stock seat sucks. Check out Seat Concepts, I had one on a past bike and loved it.

Oh, and ditch that canister. Check out the HOW for a Canisterectomy how-to. I had to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-12-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 8,871
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,240,351
Posted By rfbarker
Happy Trails Top Box, Givi Maxia E52 Monokey Top Box

A couple top boxes up for sale. I just don't use them and they are taking up room in the garage. Both are in Bellingham, WA

Happy Trails 14"x17"x12" powder coated silver with lid locks - SOLD
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-07-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8,871
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,240,351
Posted By rfbarker
2006 bmw k1200s

Bumping this one up again. There has got to be somebody in the area that it looking for this bike!

This bike is ready to tour the country or tear up the track. Great condition, tons of smooth...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-28-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8,871
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,240,351
Posted By rfbarker
I'll take that Delorme GPS. PM sent.

I'll take that Delorme GPS. PM sent.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-25-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8,871
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,240,351
Posted By rfbarker
2006 bmw k1200s

So it can't even make it to the parking lot at Walker Valley but it's still a wicked fun bike. Bike is located in Bellingham.

48k miles with factory luggage, ABS, ESA, centerstand, Akrapovic...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-19-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8,871
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,240,351
Posted By rfbarker
You didn't buy the nicer of the two Bellingham...

You didn't buy the nicer of the two Bellingham ones did you? I was so tempted.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-20-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10,090
Views: 2,102,329
Posted By rfbarker
I saw that one on eBay a while back. Cool hack! ...

I saw that one on eBay a while back. Cool hack!

IIRC, it's got just over 100k miles.
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