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Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,450
Posted By AMEretired
My .02. I purchased the 4 tools required to...

My .02. I purchased the 4 tools required to adjusted the cam timing on my 2013. My results are similar to others.
Considerably smoother under 4000 rpm and pulls noticeably harder in the mid to top...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2,907
Views: 925,841
Posted By AMEretired
Somewhere on the Dempster ...

Somewhere on the Dempster


http://two-rivers.smugmug.com/Advrider/Longer-Rides-for-ADVrider/Alaska-2014/i-3fPTPTS/0/XL/20140616_130421_edited-1-XL.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 182,744
Posted By AMEretired
Perhaps this picture will help. ...

Perhaps this picture will help.

http://two-rivers.smugmug.com/Advrider/Longer-Rides-for-ADVrider/Alaska-2014/i-b9mGXGQ/0/L/DSC00907_edited-2-L.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 182,744
Posted By AMEretired
The R/H pannier is supported at the rear by the...

The R/H pannier is supported at the rear by the heat shields and at the front by the passenger footpeg. The left side is suported by the passenger footpeg at the front and nothing at the back. No...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 182,744
Posted By AMEretired
For everything, around $1800. Didn't cost me that...

For everything, around $1800. Didn't cost me that much as i already had the top box and the tank bag.

Mike
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 182,744
Posted By AMEretired
This is the setup I used for Alaska June 2014 ...

This is the setup I used for Alaska June 2014

Giant loop Siskiyou panniers.
Altrider luggage racks
Enduristan large duffle
Givi E52 top box
Mountain Sun tank panniers
Wolfman tank bag
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By AMEretired
Not a GSA but perhaps this will give you another...

Not a GSA but perhaps this will give you another possibility.
Loaded for Inuvik June 2014
Mike
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,518
Posted By AMEretired
I am looking at installing Krista on my 2013 gsw...

I am looking at installing Krista on my 2013 gsw and found this interesting. Have a look and see if it helps.
http://media.wix.com/ugd/8d632e_982a0c96abfe47a88727480b2145af54.pdf
Mike
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,779
Posted By AMEretired
As requested

I have not given this subject the respect it deserves, I apologize for that and will try to rectify same.
The rear piece of the 2 piece Altrider luggage rack will fit in the upper (mounted on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,779
Posted By AMEretired
I have the Altrider racks and the Vario side...

I have the Altrider racks and the Vario side bags. The Vario bags will not work with either of the Altrider racks. The one exception is that the rear rack will work in the upper position. I will...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,636
Posted By AMEretired
I am also working on a soft bag solution and have...

I am also working on a soft bag solution and have purchased these to spread the load. Just another idea.
http://shop.mountainsuntouring.com/Sherpa-28-Litre-Tank-Panniers-Pair-MST-S28L.htm
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2,532
Views: 448,402
Posted By AMEretired
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/02/ubaty3ez.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/02/ubaty3ez.jpg

Concern about the Black Dog skid plate funneling all the crap from the fender into the skid plate was raised in post #1433.
Could those with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 390,104
Posted By AMEretired
theneverman Sadly, no ability to test the...

theneverman
Sadly, no ability to test the deflector yet, still on a weather delay around here. Thanks for the feedback on your windshield. If the deflector works i will then purchase a serviceable...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 390,104
Posted By AMEretired
See if this helps. ...

See if this helps.

http://two-rivers.smugmug.com/Advrider/Technical/R1200gswc-headlight/i-tnHBcb2/0/L/P1140938_edited-1-L.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 390,104
Posted By AMEretired
A few Wunderlich bits

Wunderlich headlight guard, left side windshield support and windshield deflector.

http://two-rivers.smugmug.com/Advrider/Technical/R1200gswc-headlight/i-2kDHBKb/0/L/P1140933_edited-1-L.jpg
...
Forum: Alaska 02-18-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 18,328
Posted By AMEretired
This is a graded exercise; do your own work and...

This is a graded exercise; do your own work and do the best you can.

You must list yourself and any other members of your group. How? Easy to do:

1. Scroll to the LAST post!
2. Copy these...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,267
Posted By AMEretired
Stem offset

I am (over)planning for Alaska June 2014 and had planned to carry tubes for the front and rear of my 2013 R1200GSwc with wire wheels, then i came upon this thread. I have no solution but can add a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 390,104
Posted By AMEretired
Wunderlich Fender extender

Looks like it will do what it says on the tin.

http://two-rivers.smugmug.com/Vehicles/Motorcycles/2013-R1200GSwc/Farkles/i-Fmpdwkd/0/L/DSC00315-L.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,095
Posted By AMEretired
+1 Makes it easy to switch between bikes as well.

+1 Makes it easy to switch between bikes as well.
Forum: Face plant 06-29-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,291
Posted By AMEretired
RIP Ardys.

RIP Ardys.
Forum: Face plant 05-31-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,524
Posted By AMEretired
Another needless tragedy. Thanks for looking into...

Another needless tragedy. Thanks for looking into this further. I will, as requested , stay tuned.
Mike
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 31,318
Posted By AMEretired
An emotional roller coaster. "Just ride the...

An emotional roller coaster. "Just ride the bloody thing" taken to a new level. Absolutely bloody wonderful !!!!!!!!!!!!! thanks :bow
You are, of course, quite mad :D
Mike
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6,958
Views: 2,243,180
Posted By AMEretired
Crap, sorry to hear this. Prayers and good...

Crap, sorry to hear this.
Prayers and good vibes sent from my home to yours.
Mike
Forum: Face plant 03-12-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,086
Posted By AMEretired
Prayer and good thoughts sent from my home to...

Prayer and good thoughts sent from my home to yours.
Mike
Forum: Face plant 03-05-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 139,651
Posted By AMEretired
Frightening crash, thanks for posting. You are...

Frightening crash, thanks for posting. You are one tough and resilient sob. Very glad you are going to be ok.
It has been common for me to carry spot on the bike. Those days are now over.
Mike
Forum: Americas 09-22-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By AMEretired
I've done that ride at this time of year and it's...

I've done that ride at this time of year and it's fantastic, beautiful, with not much traffic. Just check the forecast before you leave and check locally each day. If you are concerned about the...
Forum: Canada 08-27-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,180
Posted By AMEretired
I rode through East to West on a loaded DL650...

I rode through East to West on a loaded DL650 August 22. No problem, whoever cleared the debris did a good job.
I would , however, REALLY have to dislike a car to take it through there.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-07-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 827
Posted By AMEretired
I'll have to see to that the next time I'm out...

I'll have to see to that the next time I'm out that way.:D
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-07-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 827
Posted By AMEretired
With patience, not much. I did remove the roof of...

With patience, not much. I did remove the roof of one truck. I am very fond of that road even if it is strictly sightseeing.
On the way back in traffic i found myself longing for a bit of gravel....
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-06-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 827
Posted By AMEretired
Day ride out of Calgary August 5 2012

No grand adventures here, just an old guy taking a ride on a beautiful summer's day.
http://two-rivers.smugmug.com/Advrider/Day-Rides/August-5-2012/i-CtRKbNf/0/L/P1130216edited-1-L.jpg

Once out...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 333,224
Posted By AMEretired
1999 dr650

This seems to have followed me home. 1999 with only 5400 km.

http://two-rivers.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Our-1999-DL650/i-V9mKj6w/0/L/P1130112-L.jpg
Forum: Face plant 07-11-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,544
Posted By AMEretired
So many ways that could have turned out worse....

So many ways that could have turned out worse. Very glad you are OK!!!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-10-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2,210
Views: 507,388
Posted By AMEretired
Winter 2012 outside Calgary

http://two-rivers.smugmug.com/Advrider/Day-Rides/January-8-2012/i-4nhmxmD/0/XL/P1120229edited-10-XL.jpg
Forum: Face plant 06-22-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 27,068
Posted By AMEretired
Truly sorry to hear of this. I wish you the best...

Truly sorry to hear of this. I wish you the best recovery possible.
Forum: Beasts 06-16-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,683
Posted By AMEretired
I recently completed the local GS Training "intro...

I recently completed the local GS Training "intro to off road riding" on my 09 Wee and cannot recommend it for your stated purpose. I did, and still do, believe that the Wee is a fine bike and...
Forum: Face plant 05-07-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,621
Posted By AMEretired
Sorry to hear about this. I wish you a full...

Sorry to hear about this. I wish you a full recovery.
Forum: Face plant 03-12-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,031
Posted By AMEretired
From one dirt newbie to another. First off,...

From one dirt newbie to another.
First off, glad you are alright. That tip over could have turned into something much worse. I have visions of you sliding a LOT further down.
At 13:42 it sounds...
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,732
Posted By AMEretired
I've been a satisfied user of the Rick's fork...

I've been a satisfied user of the Rick's fork brace for a little over a year. A very worthwhile mod.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-10-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,584
Posted By AMEretired
Nice report and great pics, thanks for taking us...

Nice report and great pics, thanks for taking us along.:D What a beautiful area !! I really must head down that way one day.
Mike
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-26-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,119
Posted By AMEretired
'Ae Maui No Ka Oi !!

'Ae Maui No Ka Oi !!
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