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Forum: Hacks 02-11-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 104,187
Posted By OPNYD
For what it's worth: check marine suppliers...

For what it's worth: check marine suppliers (like West Marine). In my former life I piloted offshore speedboats which all contained 2-battery system switches/isolaters. Guest was one brand name...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,864
Posted By OPNYD
From the "for what it's worth department", I...

From the "for what it's worth department", I have the SW Motech bars on my '07 GS. Summer '11 on a track day at Gingerman I had an altercation with the laws of physics. I'm a habitual knee-dragger...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-31-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,177
Posted By OPNYD
[QUOTE=Dieselpwr;18806143]Has anyone tried both?...

[QUOTE=Dieselpwr;18806143]Has anyone tried both? Which are better?[/QU

Haven't tried the TT. No need after purchasing the alternative.

The Storm: priced right, easy mount, also is great...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,347
Posted By OPNYD
I'm a fan. I levered Conti Road Attacks on my...

I'm a fan. I levered Conti Road Attacks on my '07 GS then did some track time to tangle with the squids.

Grand fun until I attempted to repeal the laws of physics. Low-side, then (subsequent...
Forum: Americas 05-11-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,457
Posted By OPNYD
Yes - newly paved last year. Truly great...

Yes - newly paved last year. Truly great road.:wink:
Forum: Americas 05-09-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,457
Posted By OPNYD
South Boundary Road in the Porkies; do the walk...

South Boundary Road in the Porkies; do the walk to see the Lake of the Clouds. Then to Houghton to get toward Copper Harbor.

Highway 26 (northwest coast road) to Copper Harbor :wink:; then return...
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 678
Posted By OPNYD
I think you're looking for Hamon & Redbike......

I think you're looking for Hamon & Redbike... thread is directly above yours at the moment...:wink:
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-14-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 16,560
Posted By OPNYD
Wink Did you sell the rear shock/spring? I need to...

Did you sell the rear shock/spring? I need to lower my wife's F650 (she has the standard suspension model).
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-14-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,296
Posted By OPNYD
Open the Jesse lid. When it swings out of the...

Open the Jesse lid. When it swings out of the way you have adequate space to fuel it.

Less than ideal, I know - mine won't work any other way (and I don't want a wider setup). :huh
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 61,008
Posted By OPNYD
Thanks for the help! I'll give 'em a try.:D

Thanks for the help! I'll give 'em a try.:D
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 61,008
Posted By OPNYD
Great report!! :clap Are those studs from...

Great report!! :clap

Are those studs from Bruno Wessel? What length/diameter? Did you use their stud gun/drill? 'Stich doesn't sell the 4606 studs anymore & I'm trying to cross-reference to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-25-2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,438
Posted By OPNYD
My wife has the F650GS twin; my daughter the...

My wife has the F650GS twin; my daughter the G650GS single ( it's her first bike). We've had 2 other 650s in the past. Twin is way better in many respects: smoother, significantly more powerful.
...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,802
Posted By OPNYD
I've found them to be true to size. I have an...

I've found them to be true to size. I have an average 10.5 D foot. I buy a Euro size 44 in BMW boots or Sidi's (my 2nd choice). Try 'em on with a pair of SmartWool light hikers - they wick well. I...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,802
Posted By OPNYD
Woo-hoo!!

Nice bike!! From your photo it looks like you obtained it from Nick's in DePere. Great Beemer shop - with good service.

I'll second the BMW boots. I'm on my second pair in 12 years (1st pair...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,779
Posted By OPNYD
Thanks for posting. I, too, was unaware of the...

Thanks for posting. I, too, was unaware of the camps' existence.

If you DO decide to mount TKC's on the bacon, we definitely need pics + evidence of their efficacy in the spooge....


Have...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2009, 05:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,373
Posted By OPNYD
Eh? Copy that. I'm currently using the Twisted...

Copy that. I'm currently using the Twisted Throttle mounts with Pelican cases on my '07 GS. Bulletproof, but.... I miss the top-loading Jesse bags I had on my 1150 GSA. Side-loading just sucks (and...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,955
Posted By OPNYD
Talking Don't forget the muffler bearings (chrome-plated,...

Don't forget the muffler bearings (chrome-plated, of course) plus the honed extruded hyperdrive & the taco shell press....

aaaaah screw it, I gotta go for a ride............

L8R
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-03-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 890
Views: 317,549
Posted By OPNYD
[quote=ag_streak]Well, me and the welder didn't...

[quote=ag_streak]Well, me and the welder didn't "click" I carefully explained what I was after, but he didn't seem to get it. I wanted a quick and dirty prototype, he wanted to maximize his price. He...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,312
Posted By OPNYD
Just ride. That's it. Its the journey, not the...

Just ride. That's it. Its the journey, not the destination. And, live to ride another day (don't be stoooopid - this is big bike!)....

The GS has the broad spectrum covered and it IS the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 16,085
Posted By OPNYD
Old post; I second it, though. I had Jesse...

Old post; I second it, though. I had Jesse Odysseys on my 1150A - they'd leak occasionally. I have Pelican 1550s on SW racks on my '07 1200. Bulletproof. Don't leak AT ALL. Don't pop open. I made...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2009, 05:14 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,451
Posted By OPNYD
K bikes slooooooowly become a continuum as a...

K bikes slooooooowly become a continuum as a partner to the GS.... I didn't discover this until age 48...they are the epitomy of road-eating (smooth road) perfection. For you infidels (and I'm an...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,451
Posted By OPNYD
The GS of course; my second is a K1200R sport. ...

The GS of course; my second is a K1200R sport. Orphan bike - traded my Duc 1098 in on it (Duc was good, K bike better for multiple uses). They're unusual, comfortable one or two-up, track...
Forum: Beasts 01-16-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,059
Posted By OPNYD
Thumb :D Not very bright?! Listen, sport fans, if you...

:D Not very bright?! Listen, sport fans, if you ride at night in Bambi-land, you're risking being a Larry Grodsky statistic. You don't know Larry? Google it. I don't give a rat's ass what you're...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By OPNYD
I gotta know, too. What price & horsepower...

I gotta know, too. What price & horsepower happiness?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-09-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12,030
Views: 1,521,213
Posted By OPNYD
Wicked PUT 'EM ON, Marc. The ST is not a good bike; its...

PUT 'EM ON, Marc. The ST is not a good bike; its a GREAT bike. We sold one 1.5 years ago after 18K miles and have regretted it ever since. Since then have located another one with >5K miles &...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,217,372
Posted By OPNYD
Question What windscreen is that? You like??

What windscreen is that? You like??
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2009, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,217,372
Posted By OPNYD
http://umdumchuck.smugmug.com/photos/405609917_JSC...

http://umdumchuck.smugmug.com/photos/405609917_JSCni-M.jpg
Some fat guy was trying to dry hump my sweetheart ride.[/quote]

Hopefully you're talking about the GS & not the Wench's S4RS in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 774
Posted By OPNYD
Another possibility is the BigMak tank bag...

Another possibility is the BigMak tank bag system. The mount attaches to the fuel cap bolts (like the Marsee/SW Motech); multiple sized bags will then fit the mount. The bag/mount is hinged forward...
Forum: Face plant 12-08-2008, 05:05 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 102,061
Posted By OPNYD
Wink Ditto. You get hit by an RPG, the Arai ain't...

Ditto. You get hit by an RPG, the Arai ain't gonna matter. I, like many of you, dress for the (survivable) crash & enjoy the ride. Further, making the effort to DRESS for the crash (i.e. ATGATT)...
Forum: Face plant 12-08-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,784
Posted By OPNYD
ATGATT. Obviously, there are some traumas where...

ATGATT. Obviously, there are some traumas where this doesn't matter. However.... beanie helmet?!

I am sorry for your loss.

The PITA of ATGATT has a function: the effort puts you into the...
Forum: Face plant 11-30-2008, 09:56 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,534
Posted By OPNYD
Eh? 3 pairs of gloves?

Ditto that, Guy. 'Stich has heaters to put under your existing grips. Get 'em and heated gloves for the sub-freezing days. 3 pairs of gloves?!?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-20-2008, 05:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,629
Posted By OPNYD
Ah...what? Did you say something to me? ...

Ah...what? Did you say something to me? Whatever.........:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2008, 05:39 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,144
Posted By OPNYD
Puleezzz... spend a few doubloons on a heated...

Puleezzz... spend a few doubloons on a heated jacket (not a vest) and NEVER travel w/o it! Use when necessary and you'll get it when it is needed. Seriously. Its worth eating nothing but PB & J...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,875
Posted By OPNYD
Thank you for sharing!:wink:

Thank you for sharing!:wink:
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-19-2008, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By OPNYD
Ice is good when you don't fall thru..... as a...

Ice is good when you don't fall thru..... as a life-long (warm-weather) resident of the boundary waters, go to Britton's Cafe (in Ely - if you don't know where that is, please don't head north) and...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2008, 05:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,729
Posted By OPNYD
Try the 2 Bros. I've one on my '07. Light, (can...

Try the 2 Bros. I've one on my '07. Light, (can be) loud and looks good. Did I mention its light? Factory turd (exhaust can) weighs at least 10#. I had a 2 Bros on my K1200 S for 28K miles: it...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2008, 05:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,335
Posted By OPNYD
Eh? It MAY be your brake light upgrade. My dealer...

It MAY be your brake light upgrade. My dealer tells me the '07s have a unique brakelight circuit: polarity actually reverses in the tailight filament when the brakes are actuated. Effectively...
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