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Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,807
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
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Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,807
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
BMW G650 x-country. R850R is a cool older naked...

BMW G650 x-country. R850R is a cool older naked bike. Both had ABS option.

ABS is like a helmet. You don't need it until the s**t hits the fan.

I took the MSF advanced rider course last...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,870
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
Does the cat come right out when cut this way? ...

Does the cat come right out when cut this way? It looks like it should slip right out.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,870
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
The reason, Heat. My rear tire and feet are on...

The reason, Heat. My rear tire and feet are on fire. The cat gets HOT HOT HOT. It could be due to ethanol in the gas or an overloaded bike from my fat azz.
I could just buy an after market...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,870
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
Gut the Cat?

Has anybody tried to remove the innards from the catalytic converter on a 1200GS?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
Sorry, my mistake, not the left ankle. It's the...

Sorry, my mistake, not the left ankle. It's the right ankle only. No Converse or Crocks. I always wear proper riding boots. My toes and the side of my foot don't get hot, just my ankle.

Would...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
Hot Left Foot Blues

Am I the only one who feels like my right ankle is on fire. I'm sure it a combination of the cylinder head and the transmission. The engine oil temp usually stays at 3 bars. Anyone have any data...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,542
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
http://www.doubletakemirror.com/ RAM mount...

http://www.doubletakemirror.com/

RAM mount mirror system. I heard an interview on sidestandup.com last year with the guy who makes them. If I remember right, the guy's day job was...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-12-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,142
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
The pie looks soooo good.

The pie looks soooo good.
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,195
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-30-2011, 10:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 672
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
http://www.dot.wisconsin.gov/safety/vehicle/motorc...

http://www.dot.wisconsin.gov/safety/vehicle/motorcycle/rusticroads.htm
There are a few Wisconsin Rustic Roads on or near your route. You'll find one at the Potosi Brewery. ...
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,934
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
What your saying is, your dad gave you the bike...

What your saying is, your dad gave you the bike because your wife wants to go riding with you. Keep the bike. Get helmet intercoms. Take your wife for a ride. She'll talk, you can listen.

If...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,224
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
http://thetankslapper.biz/ try that

http://thetankslapper.biz/

try that
Forum: Face plant 03-24-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,858
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
Yikes!!!!!!! Glad to hear your ok.

Yikes!!!!!!! Glad to hear your ok.
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 55,569
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
subscribed:freaky

subscribed:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,130
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
If it was my dad, I would put a side car rig on...

If it was my dad, I would put a side car rig on the GS and let him be the passenger. If his skills have diminished to the point that he poses a risk to himself or the public, put your foot down and...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,331
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
http://www.advrider.com/forums/search.php?searchid...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/search.php?searchid=4636006

looks like vinyl is 206
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,331
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
check ebay. installation videos on you tube

check ebay. installation videos on you tube
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,331
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
How about using a vinyl wrap? I been thinking...

How about using a vinyl wrap? I been thinking about doing that to mine. DIY.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 957
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
Does it look milky, like crank case condensation?...

Does it look milky, like crank case condensation?
The sight glass on my 650 Dakar looked like that when I bought it a few years ago. The bike had 30k. Had been parked for 2 years. I changed the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 15,428
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
The thread is called Penny Tech. A few bucks...

The thread is called Penny Tech. A few bucks spent for better visibility and safety. :thumbup
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,972
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
I use a vintage '60's "micro precision wheel...

I use a vintage '60's "micro precision wheel balancer". Got it from an old auto service station. Works great.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-02-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,511
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
Nice RR. Add the TWAT to my ride list!

Nice RR. Add the TWAT to my ride list!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2010, 01:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,329
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
grip puppies

grip puppies
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,437
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
I live in a helmet free state. I wave at other...

I live in a helmet free state. I wave at other helmeted riders. I don't have to wave very often.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-20-2010, 08:56 AM
Replies: 6,105
Views: 377,491
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
Anybody go on the Iowa Barn Foundation Tour last...

Anybody go on the Iowa Barn Foundation Tour last weekend? We went to 6 barns. Next year we plan on making a weekend of it. Good excuse to ride gravel roads and take pictures. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 738
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
My key cost $74 plus $15 shipping.

My key cost $74 plus $15 shipping.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2010, 09:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,609
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ You can get an 1100gs for...

$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

You can get an 1100gs for about the same cost as a Dakar.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,609
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
Yes, the 12gs is less smooth over rough terrain. ...

Yes, the 12gs is less smooth over rough terrain. Much stiffer suspension. However, gravel and two track that is "relatively smooth" is very comfortable on the 12gs, fully loaded with 450lbs of...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 905
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
Mine does, don't they all?

Mine does, don't they all?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2010, 11:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,609
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
I've got a Dakar and an R1200GS. Both handle...

I've got a Dakar and an R1200GS. Both handle gravel and smooth dirt roads well. Riding 2up, the 12gs is ok on very mild technical trails. The biggest drawback of the 12gs is lack of low gearing...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
side stand switch?? wish i had a gs911

side stand switch??
wish i had a gs911
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
Is it cranking over?

Is it cranking over?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 782
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
Wifey and I rode last night. Same route. 59F,...

Wifey and I rode last night. Same route. 59F, 20 degrees warmer than the night before. Much less noise and vibration. No slippery feeling.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,166
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
motorcyclesuperstore.com has hiflofiltro for 7.99...

motorcyclesuperstore.com has hiflofiltro for 7.99 and k&n for 13.99
I got the k&n on mine
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 782
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
New Tourance buzzy????

New Tourance on the rear. '07 1200gs 9000 miles
Sunday, rode 200 miles. 90 degree day. 2 up. A dozens of twisties. 42 psi. No noise, no vibration, good traction. Tire looked like it had...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,011
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
Get a "seat of your pants" feel for how well your...

Get a "seat of your pants" feel for how well your brakes work. Find a gravel road. The road surface has to be loose gravel. Hard packed gravel or dirt won't work as well. Get up to speed and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,418
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
Have you tried adjusting the shock dampener, you...

Have you tried adjusting the shock dampener, you know, the little screw on the bottom of the rear shock. I think initial setting is 1.5 turns from full clockwise. I weigh 240 and found initial...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-07-2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,528
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
Smokey and the Bandit. :thumb

Smokey and the Bandit. :thumb
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-06-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,498
Posted By Cap'n Crunch
:thumb WTG. 700 miles is very respectable. That...

:thumb WTG. 700 miles is very respectable. That many miles takes mental focus. Add another 300 and you've done an Iron Butt Saddle Sore 1000. I'm sure it's been done on a scooter (non wheelie...
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