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Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 437,908
Posted By ServoJockey
Somewhere in Wyoming on the way home from a...

Somewhere in Wyoming on the way home from a BBG1500 in June of 2012. The bike turned over 60k on the way home.

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d33/pseudohnim/R1150GS/IMG_1573_zps3688dc27.jpg
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Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2012, 03:34 AM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 437,908
Posted By ServoJockey
From a recent trip through Wyoming on the way...

From a recent trip through Wyoming on the way home from doing a BBG.
http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d33/pseudohnim/Phototag/IMG_1583.jpg
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Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 437,908
Posted By ServoJockey
Taken last week in Wyoming on the way home after...

Taken last week in Wyoming on the way home after completing a BBG 1500
http://img.tapatalk.com/615c3e15-dfcc-6be8.jpg
11 years old with 57,000 miles and just getting started
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-25-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,939
Posted By ServoJockey
I too have been researching a GPS upgrade as my...

I too have been researching a GPS upgrade as my old Quest is starting to get cranky with age.
I recently purchased a Nuvi 1450 with lifetime maps and traffic for around $119 on a black Friday sale....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2011, 04:12 AM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 551,819
Posted By ServoJockey
The good news; it arrived today! :clap The...

The good news; it arrived today! :clap
The bad news; the forecast is rain for the next week with a high of 42. :cry. This is the best we gonna get for the next few months.
It looks like I will...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2011, 06:05 AM
Replies: 791
Views: 102,676
Posted By ServoJockey
Got mine 3 years ago with 21K on it. I just got...

Got mine 3 years ago with 21K on it. I just got back from a trip to Pikes Peak and Mt Evan and it turned over 50k. Only $$ I have spent on it, other than farkling, tires and such; a new clutch slave...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 551,819
Posted By ServoJockey
:stupid

:stupid
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2011, 06:02 AM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 437,908
Posted By ServoJockey
The road up to this sign was too much...

The road up to this sign was too much fun!:clap:wings

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d33/pseudohnim/BlueRidge2010/IMG_0246.jpg

Even when loaded down, the pig wanted run over the VFR in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2011, 05:58 AM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 551,819
Posted By ServoJockey
Having just recently found this thread, if there...

Having just recently found this thread, if there is a round 2 of manufacturing I am willing to pre-order.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,980
Posted By ServoJockey
My 01 has 44k on it now. The only broken thing I...

My 01 has 44k on it now. The only broken thing I have replaced is the clutch slave cylinder.
Thanks to this web site it only took me about 45 minutes to replace it, I spent more time reading about...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,330
Posted By ServoJockey
I have never balanced a motorcycle tire in over...

I have never balanced a motorcycle tire in over 30 years of riding.

I have never owned a battery tender.

I change my oil at the manufacturer recommended intervals.

I have not had a FD...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-05-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,426
Posted By ServoJockey
Bounced off a guard rail on the Cherohola a few...

Bounced off a guard rail on the Cherohola a few years ago. Somehow did not tip over but I still consider it a crash.
Shortly after that I learned a lot about target fixation, braking in corners,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-01-2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,833
Posted By ServoJockey
The only riders that create problems around here...

The only riders that create problems around here are the cruisers. I have been behind a group going so slow that RV's are trying to get around them. :rofl
I can relate time after time that I have...
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,450
Posted By ServoJockey
I have worn the Kilimanjaro rain and shine for...

I have worn the Kilimanjaro rain and shine for the past two years. Never been wet and not sure what "look the part" means.:pynd :toney I just want to stay dry and protected.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-23-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,023
Posted By ServoJockey
Couple of years ago I was riding with my daughter...

Couple of years ago I was riding with my daughter on the back when an anklebiter came shooting out of the front door of a house after a little girl opened it.
I did the normal; slow down and wait...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 15,730
Posted By ServoJockey
Years ago I had the privilege of working at a...

Years ago I had the privilege of working at a marina. I learned that besides the differences between sailboaters and motorboaters, there were the social boaters and the the folks that actually used...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2009, 05:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,893
Posted By ServoJockey
My home, camper, and cars are all covered by...

My home, camper, and cars are all covered by State Farm. When I ask my agent about adding a motorcycle, his comment was "State Farm doesn't really do motorcycle insurance in Michigan".

They...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2009, 08:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,331
Posted By ServoJockey
So, If'n I unnerstand this correctly; oil can...

So, If'n I unnerstand this correctly; oil can "hide" in the oil cooler? :huh And putting it on the sidestand for awhile may allow it to drain better than being on the centerstand.

This would make...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2009, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 437,908
Posted By ServoJockey
I bought my '01 a couple years ago with 22k on...

I bought my '01 a couple years ago with 22k on it, just turned over 36. That must mean I am the low mileage one for now.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By ServoJockey
I got mine from Beemerboneyard shipped for less...

I got mine from Beemerboneyard shipped for less than $120.00

http://www.beemerboneyard.com/21522335061n.html

And with the help of the advrider thread, I had it done in less than an hour.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 429
Posted By ServoJockey
I found that my calipers drifted out over time. I...

I found that my calipers drifted out over time. I put the old pads in and drove a wedge in from the front and back to press the pistons back as far as possible. Then very quickly take the old pads...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,191
Posted By ServoJockey
Friday night, after a long 2 weeks at work, I...

Friday night, after a long 2 weeks at work, I threw the camping gear on the bike and slabbed it 160 miles north. I rode a couple of miles of gravel to a two track and followed that until it ran out....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2009, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,865
Posted By ServoJockey
I found some scrap metal at work and spent 15...

I found some scrap metal at work and spent 15 minutes bending it into extender brackets. Mine are stainless, aluminium or steel would work just as well.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 46,494
Posted By ServoJockey
I bought a Harley because it's an investment. ...

I bought a Harley because it's an investment.

I sold the last one for more than I paid for it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 951
Posted By ServoJockey
Many years ago I saw a 2x4 about 8" long in the...

Many years ago I saw a 2x4 about 8" long in the road. I decided to kick it out of the way as a courtesy to other drivers. At 45 mph it felt like I kicked a curb! Nothing broken but my toes hurt for a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2009, 06:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 688
Posted By ServoJockey
Mine was starting poorly when it was cold. Well,...

Mine was starting poorly when it was cold. Well, actually it would start fine, it just refused to idle. I had to adjust my high idle lever cable so it would actually do something. Before adjustment...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 845
Posted By ServoJockey
I have bought my last 2 bikes from internet adds,...

I have bought my last 2 bikes from internet adds, not necessarily E-bay. My current 1150 I never laid eyes on until it was delivered. (I planned a fly-n-ride that didnt work out, a friend looked at...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2009, 09:33 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 16,878
Posted By ServoJockey
Jeep half shafts Had to take them out for...

Jeep half shafts

Had to take them out for rework and, well, couldn't take the Jeep :rofl

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d33/pseudohnim/R1150GS/SDC10315.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2009, 09:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,321
Posted By ServoJockey
Just another FD failure. :lol3 What the big...

Just another FD failure. :lol3
What the big deal. :augie
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,382
Posted By ServoJockey
Quit turning left. Turn right...

Quit turning left.





Turn right three times instead.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2009, 04:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,170
Posted By ServoJockey
I pulled mine out yesterday and it looks exactly...

I pulled mine out yesterday and it looks exactly like the photo:puke1 It only took me about 20 minutes to get it out. I also pulled the starter to check on the clutch, thankfully there was no oil of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,900
Posted By ServoJockey
After reading the books and watching the videos,...

After reading the books and watching the videos, I took my GS into an empty parking lot and just started to practice.
You may be surprised how fast you can pick it up.
I started with the more...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,170
Posted By ServoJockey
So, what other symptoms does a failing slave...

So, what other symptoms does a failing slave cylinder exhibit? :ear
After my clutch started acting up earlier today, I decided to flush it based on comments here. It was really dark and worse yet, I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-15-2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,078
Posted By ServoJockey
I missed it. :cry I took the day off to...

I missed it. :cry

I took the day off to ride. :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,142
Posted By ServoJockey
I always say, "I got wet once before and didn't...

I always say, "I got wet once before and didn't melt"
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-30-2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,278
Posted By ServoJockey
I have also done it a couple of times. Ditto on...

I have also done it a couple of times. Ditto on getting the VIN and putting insurance on the bike. I also took my old plate with me and put it on the bike. In Michigan we have 30 days to transfer...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,192
Posted By ServoJockey
Nope, Buy a Harley just like everyone...

Nope,


Buy a Harley just like everyone else.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 100,450
Posted By ServoJockey
I bought an '01 a couple of years ago. After...

I bought an '01 a couple of years ago. After 12,000 miles and a few mods to make us more compatible, I dont see a different bike in my near future.
One of the few bikes I have had that dont think...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2009, 07:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,161
Posted By ServoJockey
I just put an Aeroflow my 1150 this winter. The...

I just put an Aeroflow my 1150 this winter. The first couple times I rode it after that it felt like a completely different bike!

I found a used, never been mounted one on the IBMWR website for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-09-2009, 06:23 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,699
Posted By ServoJockey
I am surprised that no one brought up the cruzer...

I am surprised that no one brought up the cruzer mentality of not using front brakes.

I was almost rear ended in my cage last year when some butt jewelry rider almost slid into me with the back...
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