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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-06-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 187,164
Posted By mikejjmay
Inserting my own shameless plug here ...

Inserting my own shameless plug here

http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/wsh/mcy/4917688602.html
Forum: Hacks 03-02-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1,259
Views: 341,379
Posted By mikejjmay
Maybe some more detail about the rigs? I bought...

Maybe some more detail about the rigs? I bought the DVD cause I am both a Dog enthusiast and a sidecar enthusiast, and there were some cool rigs in there that I would have loved to know more about....
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-28-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 950
Posted By mikejjmay
I second seattle, but I would rent a bike for two...

I second seattle, but I would rent a bike for two days and ride down the coast day one, stay at a nice place, and then ride back up the coast the next
Forum: Hacks 02-27-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4,788
Views: 774,200
Posted By mikejjmay
Putting out some feelers on mine - just found out...

Putting out some feelers on mine - just found out the wife is pregnant - no more riding together got forbid a crash/accident happens with both, and I may need some extra $ for the kid now. Hard to...
Forum: Hacks 02-13-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,256
Posted By mikejjmay
Sorry, guess I should have been more clear. ...

Sorry, guess I should have been more clear.

Totally got you on the accessory weight, just wondering if weight was lost anywhere else mechanically or structurally (aside from the wheels you...
Forum: Hacks 02-13-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,256
Posted By mikejjmay
Ural cT question

So i understand the widened the stance and dropped the height, but what did they do to shave the weight? Is it just the weight from not having 2wd, or did they do something additional.

Its...
Forum: Hacks 01-09-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,019
Posted By mikejjmay
several rigs from KLR to Vstrom to Goldwing -...

several rigs from KLR to Vstrom to Goldwing - never felt the need for the sidecar brake, never hooked it up
Forum: Hacks 01-06-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,920
Posted By mikejjmay
I have a set as well so I can comment here. They...

I have a set as well so I can comment here. They are night and day difference. Best way to think about it would be like driving a non power steering car, then suddenly adding power steering. Much...
Forum: Hacks 01-06-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,630
Posted By mikejjmay
same here!

same here!
Forum: Hacks 01-05-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,970
Posted By mikejjmay
only you can make that decision, however I will...

only you can make that decision, however I will say it took a long time before I was fully comfortable on my hack. there are still some times going into corners a little fast or something like that...
Forum: Hacks 01-05-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,920
Posted By mikejjmay
Check out my thread on my vstrom hack - I just...

Check out my thread on my vstrom hack - I just put one on this last year. Great improvement. reach out to Jay at DMC.

Just let me know if you get one - the installation is tricky - the fender...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,926
Posted By mikejjmay
Gotcha. Thank you, I was just wondering what the...

Gotcha. Thank you, I was just wondering what the norm is for that guideline. Never bought such a high end bike before, so usually its MSRP on the floor for the all the asian (honda, suz, etc) bikes...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,926
Posted By mikejjmay
Out of curiosity, do all new GS's always sell...

Out of curiosity, do all new GS's always sell over MSRP? The MSRP as shown for the 2015 R 1200 GS is $16,175. I see them listed from 18-20k. Is that normal.

I was having a hard time...
Forum: Hacks 12-24-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 822
Views: 91,271
Posted By mikejjmay
well if you ever have a non-hacked 1200 or 1150...

well if you ever have a non-hacked 1200 or 1150 you want to sell let me know :1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,926
Posted By mikejjmay
Yea so i just got off the phone with the...

Yea so i just got off the phone with the dealership. I told them before i make the drive, i thought the price was high, and that would be an issue for me.

They stated that is their winter...
Forum: Hacks 12-24-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 822
Views: 91,271
Posted By mikejjmay
DB I may have missed it, but are you keeping the...

DB I may have missed it, but are you keeping the GS rig in light of your new purchase?
Forum: Hacks 12-24-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,938
Posted By mikejjmay
yea and it is usually like $5 a can instead of...

yea and it is usually like $5 a can instead of the usual $3.50 for the normal rustoleum.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,926
Posted By mikejjmay
Do you do alot to maintain the brakes, or is it...

Do you do alot to maintain the brakes, or is it just like a once a year bleed type procedure?

Honestly, the only complaint I seem to consistently read about the 06 is the brakes.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,926
Posted By mikejjmay
trust me i would love to find an 07-08. These two...

trust me i would love to find an 07-08. These two are the only older ones around here. then we jump to 2010 - 2012 with price tags at 10k minimum
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,926
Posted By mikejjmay
Yea i was not too sure on the price...there just...

Yea i was not too sure on the price...there just arent too many that come up used (with less than like 100k on them) around here....unless they have like 20k and are much newer, but then they are in...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,926
Posted By mikejjmay
spose I should also ask - how do you feel about a...

spose I should also ask - how do you feel about a GS with 50k miles on it? Should I be concerned?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,926
Posted By mikejjmay
input from BMW experts

Always lusted after a GS, just don't have the $ for brand new.

A dealer near me has 2.

2005 R 1200 GS, no crash bars, luggage, and street tires, looks like a touring screen. 43k miles
...
Forum: Hacks 12-23-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,599
Posted By mikejjmay
DB is there a post or ad or something for that...

DB is there a post or ad or something for that sidecar you reference earlier (the bandit)?

Just curious.
Forum: Hacks 12-23-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,938
Posted By mikejjmay
On the rigs i have had, I actually PREFER the...

On the rigs i have had, I actually PREFER the rattle can, cause it is so easy to touch up when the inevitable rock scratches, etc occurr. Just mask off the area, clean with some alcohol, etc, and...
Forum: Hacks 12-23-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,092
Posted By mikejjmay
Yea reading over on SS, there seems to be a fair...

Yea reading over on SS, there seems to be a fair share of issues with the 14 that may take more than just the first year to get the teething issues out.

No fault to ural - major changes always...
Forum: Hacks 12-22-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,092
Posted By mikejjmay
Both are brand new Sent from my SGH-T679...

Both are brand new

Sent from my SGH-T679 using Tapatalk 2
Forum: Hacks 12-22-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,092
Posted By mikejjmay
if you could, what would you prefer

2013 ural t for $9999 + tax title etc

2014 ural t for $12,399 = tax title etc

im all for efi and some other improvements, but 2400 is nearly 25% of the purchase price of the 2013.

Just...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-08-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 803
Views: 90,481
Posted By mikejjmay
Very nice! Your reports always make for a nice...

Very nice! Your reports always make for a nice break in my work day. Keep em coming!:thumb
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-04-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4,668
Views: 769,904
Posted By mikejjmay
promised a better pic a bit ago, 2003 KLR for...

promised a better pic a bit ago, 2003 KLR for sale, Prescott/Hastings area

now has racks and aluminum panniers installed, and a lower price! Asking $2200 OBO.


Doohickey Done w/eagle mike...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-27-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4,668
Views: 769,904
Posted By mikejjmay
Another 03 KLR up for sale - mine :D ...

Another 03 KLR up for sale - mine :D

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1012875 - Link to Bikes board
Forum: Hacks 09-27-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4,788
Views: 774,200
Posted By mikejjmay
One of my solos up for sale. Will make a better...

One of my solos up for sale. Will make a better deal for an ADV'er. KLRs make fun tugs for offroad work too!

http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/wsh/mcy/4687848314.html
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 956
Posted By mikejjmay
Are you talking dedicated trails, or like fire...

Are you talking dedicated trails, or like fire road, minimum maintanence, etc? I think an idea of your budget would help.

If you want something smaller, with modern convenience (FI), and dont...
Forum: Hacks 09-19-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,502
Posted By mikejjmay
I recommend the leading legs from DMC made for...

I recommend the leading legs from DMC made for the strom. About 1/3 the cost of true leading legs, but make the ride so much nicer :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 685
Posted By mikejjmay
Unless you are running straight knobbies on...

Unless you are running straight knobbies on pavement, you really should be getting more than 4k out of a tire. I usually get double that (on my Anakee II's). I think the OP said 90% road, 10% dirt,...
Forum: Hacks 09-15-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,605
Posted By mikejjmay
Yep they are steel. Ill check the thickness when...

Yep they are steel. Ill check the thickness when i get home tonight and post up
Forum: Hacks 09-13-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,605
Posted By mikejjmay
Well as far as I know he only makes them for the...

Well as far as I know he only makes them for the DL. To see if he makes these "leading legs" for your ride, you would have to contact Jay.

But yes, they did greatly improve steering and steering...
Forum: Hacks 09-13-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4,788
Views: 774,200
Posted By mikejjmay
Sounds perfect for what i need. If i had the $ i...

Sounds perfect for what i need. If i had the $ i would grab it. Need a good highway commuter for my 60 mile roundtrip work commute each day.
Forum: Hacks 09-13-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 4,788
Views: 774,200
Posted By mikejjmay
DB, out of curiosity, what was he asking for it?

DB, out of curiosity, what was he asking for it?
Forum: Hacks 09-13-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,605
Posted By mikejjmay
Jay makes them. I have a set on my DL650 rig....

Jay makes them. I have a set on my DL650 rig. More pics, etc available in my thread
Forum: Hacks 09-12-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,833
Posted By mikejjmay
If the wife is getting cold, wire an SAE in there...

If the wife is getting cold, wire an SAE in there and get a heated blanket. She will appreciate it :thumb
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