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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-20-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,061
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
I split on my GS with all 3 cases on without...

I split on my GS with all 3 cases on without issue in CA.
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 37,763
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
I would think you'd have to go 2 sizes up....

I would think you'd have to go 2 sizes up. Definitely not built to be overpants.
Forum: Vendors 12-06-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 16,031
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
Not a women's version. That zipper orientation is...

Not a women's version. That zipper orientation is normal for dutch men's clothing. Not sure why some of their gear has the US orientation.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-28-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 20,976
Views: 1,100,201
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
Abacus Racing in VA Beach.

Abacus Racing in VA Beach.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 47,386
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
Which size? Some stores in the US are saying the...

Which size? Some stores in the US are saying the rear in the size for the 2005-2012 GS will only be T, others are saying V.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-16-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 20,976
Views: 1,100,201
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
I don't know if it's too late, but at some point...

I don't know if it's too late, but at some point I came into possession of a pdf of a service manual for the 1150. Is it still useful to you?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 47,386
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
Hard sell though when a pair of these tires costs...

Hard sell though when a pair of these tires costs $117 more than a set of Tourance tires (about the price of buying 1 Tourance rear and 2 Tourance fronts).
Forum: Vendors 09-23-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 16,031
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
According to Revzilla it looks like this is...

According to Revzilla it looks like this is almost entirely polyamide? In that case, at that price point, even though I prefer the removable waterproof liner of the Sand 2 I already own, I would...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-17-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 20,976
Views: 1,100,201
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
Wow, that response, and he's actually pretty...

Wow, that response, and he's actually pretty close to Gloucester, but apparently he decided to just dump it at Redline (he was on the road back from WA, apparently stopped on his way home). Shame...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-17-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 20,976
Views: 1,100,201
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
Anybody have a ramp a buddy of mine could borrow...

Anybody have a ramp a buddy of mine could borrow to get a motorcycle out of the bed of his truck?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 47,386
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
Revzilla fixed the price. Still very high prices,...

Revzilla fixed the price. Still very high prices, and only a T-rating for the pre-LC rear tire.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
Speed is a function of rpms, gearing, and outer...

Speed is a function of rpms, gearing, and outer tire diameter.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
If you're saying what I think you're saying, I...

If you're saying what I think you're saying, I feel I should mention that in a given gear the speed will always be the same at a given engine speed.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
Every time you put the caps on it will of course...

Every time you put the caps on it will of course push air out the hole in the bleeder which, because the bleeder is closed, will push the air up past the threads. The seal not by the threads, but by...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-13-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 20,976
Views: 1,100,201
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
Ah, no way I can do trails on my current worn out...

Ah, no way I can do trails on my current worn out tires. And I guess really I should be responsible and stay home doing home stuff anyway...
I wish we had fireroads around here.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-13-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 20,976
Views: 1,100,201
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
What kind of ride were you guys talking about?

What kind of ride were you guys talking about?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,854
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
I think people are too quick to confuse lighter...

I think people are too quick to confuse lighter and thinner for weaker. Plastics have gotten very advanced. Metallurgy is always improving. I just finished up the BMW 2 day off-road school. There are...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,760
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
Where did you get this idea? There are MANY more...

Where did you get this idea? There are MANY more things involved in the prices of medicine than insurance costs.

German tools are the same way - much cheaper to buy oversees and pay the shipping...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,429
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
What is the symptom of loose splines? Just a lot...

What is the symptom of loose splines? Just a lot of driveline slack?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-29-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 20,976
Views: 1,100,201
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
Anybody in the area have a motorcycle or parts...

Anybody in the area have a motorcycle or parts stolen lately that has not been recovered to your knowledge? If so, PM me.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 20,976
Views: 1,100,201
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
Guy on the phone lied to me! :splat

Guy on the phone lied to me! :splat
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 20,976
Views: 1,100,201
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
So apparently I need a chest protector for the...

So apparently I need a chest protector for the class. Did not expect that.
Anybody local have one that would fit 6'2" me (I wear a size L in Rev'It) that I could borrow?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 244,846
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
Anybody want to do the BMW 2 day off road school...

Anybody want to do the BMW 2 day off road school Sept 6 and 7? They provide the bike. I've got it half price ($795) - buddy and I split it back in Feb when they did a limited time buy 1 get 1, but...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 20,976
Views: 1,100,201
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
For what it's worth, looks like it would be all...

For what it's worth, looks like it would be all yours if you wanted now.
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 37,763
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
I can tell you the 1200 is goooood stuff.

I can tell you the 1200 is goooood stuff.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 20,976
Views: 1,100,201
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
They split you into groups, so from what I've...

They split you into groups, so from what I've heard they keep it fun for every level.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 20,976
Views: 1,100,201
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
There has now developed a first dibs and second...

There has now developed a first dibs and second dibs ahead of you, but both of those are still "need to talk to the wife" dibs. I expect to hear from the first guy tomorrow or the day after, and the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6,428
Views: 320,686
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
I bought the BMW 2 day off road course at the BMW...

I bought the BMW 2 day off road course at the BMW Performance Center in SC back when they were doing buy one get one, but my buddy had to cancel because of things out of his control. $795, this...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 31,634
Views: 1,838,090
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
I bought the BMW 2 day off road course at the BMW...

I bought the BMW 2 day off road course at the BMW Performance Center in SC back when they were doing buy one get one, but my buddy had to cancel because of things out of his control. $795, this...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20,976
Views: 1,100,201
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
No takers for the half price 2 day BMW off road...

No takers for the half price 2 day BMW off road school? Apparently as of last Friday it became too late to reschedule (I wish they reminded me about that when I called them a couple of weeks ago...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-19-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 20,976
Views: 1,100,201
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
Glad you said something. I need to move some...

Glad you said something. I need to move some things around to make that happen.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-19-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 20,976
Views: 1,100,201
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
They allow rescheduling. I'm waiting to hear back...

They allow rescheduling. I'm waiting to hear back from Beani if he can reschedule or just can't do it at all anymore (he gets first crack for obvious reasons), but if need be I can reschedule it.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-19-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 20,976
Views: 1,100,201
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
The way they told me is we can reserve bikes (so...

The way they told me is we can reserve bikes (so we did, R1200GS), but we don't have to reserve the same bike or we can just not reserve a bike and take whatever. But yes, this is the one at the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-19-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 20,976
Views: 1,100,201
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
No, that's the price to use their bike. I think...

No, that's the price to use their bike. I think we have to use their bike for the deal. As it sits, that slot is signed up for a 2013 R1200GS.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-19-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 20,976
Views: 1,100,201
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
Beaniman can't make it to the BMW off road school...

Beaniman can't make it to the BMW off road school we signed up for back when it was half price. Sept 6 and 7. Anybody want to take his place? $795, which I will forward to him since he already paid...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
The one shim is too loose, just barely.

The one shim is too loose, just barely.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
Camhead valve shim sizes?

One of my valves has finally gotten out of clearance. I took the old one out to see what size I need, and the old one says 5.425X, which isn't a listed size in the fiche. What gives?

Also, these...
Forum: Vendors 07-26-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 16,031
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
A new jacket? No. They have some sort of...

A new jacket? No. They have some sort of repellant on them when new it seems.
Forum: Vendors 07-20-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 16,031
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
Any problem washing the outers in Tide? I find it...

Any problem washing the outers in Tide? I find it gets things much cleaner than Tech Wash. I then spray with NikWax TX Direct.

Also, should I be spraying the liners with NikWax periodically as...
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 37,763
Posted By ChildlikeWonder
A mesh jacket is a world away in terms of staying...

A mesh jacket is a world away in terms of staying cool in a humid environment or any environment below 96F, but I just got back from a trip around the country (as cold as 28F and as hot as 116F) in...
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