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Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 28,170
Posted By doc riverz
Pacific coast is cool and refreshing this time of...

Pacific coast is cool and refreshing this time of year. The problem is you need to take weekends off due to ridiculous RV/idiot cager traffic.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-21-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 18,865
Posted By doc riverz
ElleDubs: Your a total bad ass! Nice report. Nice...

ElleDubs: Your a total bad ass! Nice report. Nice adventure spirit. Thanks so much for sharing.
Forum: Americas 07-11-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,735
Posted By doc riverz
IN! Heading up the Coast where it should be nice...

IN! Heading up the Coast where it should be nice and cool. Leaving the Bay Area 15, Mon, July. Gunna take a few days to get to Salem. May arrive on wed to meet some friends and set up camp. May...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-28-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 2,219
Views: 825,550
Posted By doc riverz
http://doc-riverz.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Moto-Rid...

http://doc-riverz.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Moto-Rides-and-Socializing/Central-Cal-Range-Of-Light/i-Bf9BPrH/0/L/IMG0050-L.jpg
Triple Black R1200GS ready to travel
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 15,987
Posted By doc riverz
Thank you, LT! Actual reasons from a person that...

Thank you, LT! Actual reasons from a person that owns them. Excellent!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,749
Views: 631,829
Posted By doc riverz
http://doc-riverz.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Motorcyc...

http://doc-riverz.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Motorcycles-Past/BMW-R1150GS/105-0511IMG/790700_ZoJec-L-1.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 15,987
Posted By doc riverz
I'd buy the Alt Rider Bars if they weren't way...

I'd buy the Alt Rider Bars if they weren't way too expensive. $424.36 for Alt Rider bars vs. $393.40 for the Touratech. Both stainless. I don't see why Alt Rider busts through the $400 barrier....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 36,079
Posted By doc riverz
Some of the neatest wiring I've seen here on ADV...

Some of the neatest wiring I've seen here on ADV Rider. Very nice.
You have a LOT of electrical farkles on your bike.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,234
Posted By doc riverz
Will Not Fit 2010 and Up

Be advised: The exhaust lowering kit available from happy-trail.com, HTP1-12-14, does not fit 2010 and up R1200GS. The new flapper valve has a different outlet. Per "Bob" with whom I spoke this AM,...
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 46,662
Posted By doc riverz
Good stuff, Sean. Thanks for your report. Been to...

Good stuff, Sean. Thanks for your report. Been to Petra, done that, but your history and stuff is awesome. This is my bride doing the tourist thing there:...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 107,257
Posted By doc riverz
Molto grazie!

Molto grazie!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2011, 12:46 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 33,854
Posted By doc riverz
Back in the day when I balanced tires for a...

Back in the day when I balanced tires for a living if a moto tire/wheel needed that much weight I would usually dismount the tire and rotate it on the wheel 180* and recheck balance. That usually...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2011, 12:40 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 33,854
Posted By doc riverz
Nice post, Doug. I started my car fixing career...

Nice post, Doug. I started my car fixing career as a tire buster. I did truck tires, car tires and motorcycle tires for 5 years before I went car tech full time.

I like your instructions and I...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2011, 12:18 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,985
Posted By doc riverz
Is a GS worth the money? Well, I've owned this:...

Is a GS worth the money?
Well, I've owned this:
http://doc-riverz.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Motorcycles-Past/Suzuki-V-strom-650/IMG1132/66967862_kF3xi-L.jpg
and this:...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 107,257
Posted By doc riverz
They are shiny black. ...

They are shiny black.
http://doc-riverz.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Current-Ride/R1200GS-2011/IMG2046/1185502293_fXv7H-L.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 107,257
Posted By doc riverz
http://doc-riverz.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Current-...

http://doc-riverz.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Current-Ride/R1200GS-2011/IMG2062/1210434181_efbGp-L.jpg
http://doc-riverz.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Current-Ride/R1200GS-2011/IMG2059/1210433967_kSGMd-L.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,911
Posted By doc riverz
Yes, 10mm head on those battery terminal bolts....

Yes, 10mm head on those battery terminal bolts. Happy wiring.
Forum: Vendors 02-23-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By doc riverz
Wow! From Queensland?!?

Wow! From Queensland?!?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 107,257
Posted By doc riverz
What they said. Brand new bike has goo/anti-seize...

What they said. Brand new bike has goo/anti-seize lube all over, under. Just like a new BMW cage does.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 107,257
Posted By doc riverz
Nobody would EVER buy one of them there triple...

Nobody would EVER buy one of them there triple blacks. No way.
http://doc-riverz.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/R1200GS-2011/IMG2054/1185503113_mLhuV-XL.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,509
Posted By doc riverz
Metzler Tourance for tarmac. ...

Metzler Tourance for tarmac.
http://doc-riverz.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/R1200GS-2011/IMG2055/1185503255_KEMGa-L.jpg

TKC 80 for dirt....
Forum: Vendors 02-22-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By doc riverz
Tri-Valley Moto BMW (KTM, Triumph) Purchase Report

Hello ADV brothers and sisters,
I just bought a new R1200GS from Tri-Valley Moto in Livermore, California (greater SF Bay Area).
Tri-Valley Moto link (http://www.trivalleymoto.com/)

The whole...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,218,008
Posted By doc riverz
Can a 1200GS be sleek?

If it's a Triple Black GS, ya damn skippy!
http://doc-riverz.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/R1200GS-2011/IMG2054/1185503113_mLhuV-XL.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,481
Posted By doc riverz
Hey Burnszilla and/or ian408, have we...

Hey Burnszilla and/or ian408, have we determinated that the fuzeblocks.com device is the current state of the art in aftermarket fuse blocks for BMW motos?
I ask coz I just found this...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-30-2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2,219
Views: 825,550
Posted By doc riverz
My K13GT and Doug's K12S ready to hit the road. ...

My K13GT and Doug's K12S ready to hit the road.
http://doc-riverz.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Rides-and-get-togethers/MOA-NAT-Colorado-Ride-072010/IMG1912/945450424_zYMiT-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2010, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 2,496,713
Posted By doc riverz
http://doc-riverz.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Rides-an...

http://doc-riverz.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Rides-and-get-togethers/MOA-NAT-Colorado-Ride-072010/IMG1908/945449497_o5Xjg-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1,076
Views: 582,741
Posted By doc riverz
Different from factory. How different is that?

Different from factory. How different is that?
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1,076
Views: 582,741
Posted By doc riverz
Agreement.

Agreement.
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2010, 01:02 AM
Replies: 1,076
Views: 582,741
Posted By doc riverz
http://doc-riverz.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Suzuki-D...

http://doc-riverz.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Suzuki-DR650-2006/IMG1428/787802130_7MSDo-XL.jpg
http://doc-riverz.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Suzuki-DR650-2006/IMG1427/787802202_hoStt-XL.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2009, 11:39 PM
Replies: 98,585
Views: 18,792,965
Posted By doc riverz
A voice in the wilderness. When you compare...

A voice in the wilderness.

When you compare the seating surface of the factory DR650 saddle to a Corbin then the Corbin will do well. The DR650 seat is one of the worst seats in motorcycling. When...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 98,585
Views: 18,792,965
Posted By doc riverz
This is very simple, Corbin is unmitigated crap...

This is very simple, Corbin is unmitigated crap and Sargent is nice stuff. I sold the Corbin that came on my dr650 and bought the Sargent. Very happy.

What they said about Corbin "quality" is spot...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2009, 10:25 PM
Replies: 98,585
Views: 18,792,965
Posted By doc riverz
Your bike is way cool. What type of custom...

Your bike is way cool.

What type of custom stuff did you have to do to get those sweet wheels/tires on there?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-25-2009, 12:27 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 55,314
Posted By doc riverz
I started with the RAM ball and socket set-up for...

I started with the RAM ball and socket set-up for my 478:
http://doc-riverz.smugmug.com/photos/495518886_rvqVW-XL.jpg
http://doc-riverz.smugmug.com/photos/495518760_quRQN-XL.jpg

Then went with...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2009, 11:13 PM
Replies: 98,585
Views: 18,792,965
Posted By doc riverz
There are a few ways you can go on this. Any soft...

There are a few ways you can go on this. Any soft panniers will work with most racks.

I wanted hard panniers for security while traveling, so I went with the SU rack from happy-trail.com along...
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2009, 09:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,228
Posted By doc riverz
Nice. Very neat.

Nice. Very neat.
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2009, 09:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,228
Posted By doc riverz
Yeah, I know of no local source. I got mine from...

Yeah, I know of no local source. I got mine from Twisted Throttle.
I'll be working for a couple of days or I'd show you mine.
I stole that idea from an Ironbutter's bike I saw in Denver, 2005....
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,228
Posted By doc riverz
Did you Google "Bags-Connection "Engage"...

Did you Google "Bags-Connection "Engage" Quick-Lock Tankbag". I didn't think so.
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2009, 10:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,228
Posted By doc riverz
A Civic doesn't have near as much horsepower (and...

A Civic doesn't have near as much horsepower (and probably gets better mileage).
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2009, 02:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,228
Posted By doc riverz
Very nice. Where did you run your wires for the...

Very nice. Where did you run your wires for the V1 remote display?
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2009, 01:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,228
Posted By doc riverz
The Latest Farkulations

J&M BMW CB
http://doc-riverz.smugmug.com/photos/582236366_ovjqf-L.jpg

Garmin Smart Antenna for GPS 478 (includes XM Sat radio - love them tunes!)...
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