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Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 149,712
Posted By .fisher
I'd shoot for this time and not much later for...

I'd shoot for this time and not much later for spring riding. The mosquito's in early June (2014) were pretty brutal, and the only low point in my riding the UPAT last spring.

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Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 939
Posted By .fisher
Great report, thank you for sharing. :freaky ...

Great report, thank you for sharing. :freaky

To the OP: I've given a bunch of thought to tossing a 2x2 rack on my 990 for similar rides. Do you feel the process of switching from motorcycle riding...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3,340
Views: 498,939
Posted By .fisher
Kinda OT, but interested in this as well…

Kinda OT, but interested in this as well…
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-25-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,080
Posted By .fisher
I purchased a few gallons of Rotella T6 at Wally...

I purchased a few gallons of Rotella T6 at Wally World for $21.74 each (http://www.walmart.com/ip/Shell-Rotella-Synthetic-5W-40-Motor-Oil-1-Gal/14958681) last weekend. Had a $5 mail in rebate sticker...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-17-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 71,367
Views: 5,868,756
Posted By .fisher
Yeah, yeah, the lurking game is weak with this...

Yeah, yeah, the lurking game is weak with this one lol… :D


I'll definitely keep an eye out for the BBW though! :eek1
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-17-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 71,367
Views: 5,868,756
Posted By .fisher
I headed down to the "Wailing Wayne Weekend" put...

I headed down to the "Wailing Wayne Weekend" put on by the GS Giants group with my 990 this past weekend. I haven't heard much about riding the trails in Wayne on here, which is unfortunate. These...
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 35,399
Posted By .fisher
Watching for more :clap

Watching for more :clap
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-02-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4,827
Views: 1,789,473
Posted By .fisher
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3907/14937136539_39...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3907/14937136539_39ed4737fa_c.jpg

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3859/15120826751_2d67280789_c.jpg

Fuji disposable :evil
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 20,611
Posted By .fisher
This should be good. IN! :evil

This should be good. IN! :evil
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-13-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 19,251
Views: 7,961,416
Posted By .fisher
http://i.imgur.com/tSkeNz6.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/tSkeNz6.jpg
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6,769
Views: 2,741,214
Posted By .fisher
<img...

<img src="https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3899/14250489458_7123d02c32_c.jpg" width="640" height="800">

First trip with my Coyote. It fit enough for 4 days camping with food stops along the way. Any...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-05-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 71,367
Views: 5,868,756
Posted By .fisher
Totally understood. Right now I'm up for either...

Totally understood. Right now I'm up for either and would really enjoy a day at Crow Canyon grabbing some tips, regardless.

@Krumgrinder: maybe a few of us softies can still join in with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-22-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 397
Posted By .fisher
990 FI Blink Code 13 - Air Temp Sensor

After searching quite a bit I can't find any definitive answers to an FI blink code I'm getting. Owners manual is pointing me to the air temperature sensor as it's blinking ___ _ _ _. Would I be in...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-20-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,433
Posted By .fisher
Good thing you have a fancy dry bag or your latte...

Good thing you have a fancy dry bag or your latte may have soaked thru.

Speaking of which, what Rolie bag size is it?? I can't decide if the medium will be too much for a tail pack…
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-19-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,717
Posted By .fisher
Great ride with some new folks. Perfect way to...

Great ride with some new folks. Perfect way to get acquainted with my week-old-to-me 990. Loving that thing so far.

Thanks to krumgrinder (Steve) for letting me know about it, and Eric for great...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-01-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By .fisher
I was totally doing it wrong!! Just ran a...

I was totally doing it wrong!!

Just ran a test track following the advice given and all is well and logical. Thanks so much all! :freaky
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-31-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By .fisher
Safely Following Tracks with Garmin 60 CSx

After searching thru the many helpful threads here I've yet to come up with a proper solution to my question regarding following tracks w/my 60CSx.

I find it distracting and somewhat unsafe that...
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 586,314
Posted By .fisher
Looking for a SWB /5 seat in "rider" condition or...

Looking for a SWB /5 seat in "rider" condition or better.

Please PM with details. Thanks! :norton
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 02-17-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,243
Sticky: TetS
Views: 114,894
Posted By .fisher
Hey Chip, received the TET-S email a week or so...

Hey Chip, received the TET-S email a week or so back. Hopefully I'm not responding too late! :eek1
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 01-27-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1,464
Sticky: Tet
Views: 145,900
Posted By .fisher
Chip, Received the PDF for TETV1. Looking...

Chip,

Received the PDF for TETV1. Looking forward to the tracks, thanks! :D
Forum: Americas 01-03-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By .fisher
Early Spring Trip Planning

I'm looking to burn some vacation days come early spring with some riding. It's no WABDR or full TAT ride, but something is better than nothing. :evil

Initially I was psyched to do some riding in...
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,215
Posted By .fisher
+1 for SmartWool PhD (I have the snowboarding...

+1 for SmartWool PhD (I have the snowboarding flavor). The extra height is nice in moto boots, can use 'em for all kinds of activities.

I've always said if I win the lotto I'd have a NEW pair of...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-05-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 31,647
Posted By .fisher
Ah, I may have misunderstood his post then....

Ah, I may have misunderstood his post then. Either which way you're correct, it still being a bit of a band-aid as opposed to a stand-alone unit.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-05-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 31,647
Posted By .fisher
Load cached map data to app of your choice via...

Load cached map data to app of your choice via free WiFi (while at Starbucks, on your GS). Then, hope you don't need any more than what you've cached and hit the road using the built in GPS receiver....
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 38,711
Posted By .fisher
I just purchased/received an Overland jacket from...

I just purchased/received an Overland jacket from an inmate here in the Flea Market and have been watching this thread for a while, hoping to contribute a bit so here it goes…

Took the jacket out...
Forum: Airheads 08-05-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7,432
Views: 1,489,658
Posted By .fisher
'Never said it was a fine example of a /5! :freaky

'Never said it was a fine example of a /5! :freaky
Forum: Airheads 08-05-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7,432
Views: 1,489,658
Posted By .fisher
She's a bit rough around the edges (exhaust wrap...

She's a bit rough around the edges (exhaust wrap is to cover a crossover pipe removal hack-job from a previous owner, missing a few teef on the exhaust nuts, etc…) but none of it matters when I'm...
Forum: Airheads 08-05-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 7,432
Views: 1,489,658
Posted By .fisher
Poking around eastern Ohio. :clap <img...

Poking around eastern Ohio. :clap

<img src="http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5530/9444467694_7426bbb5d8_b.jpg" width="1024" height="768" alt="Untitled">
Forum: Airheads 07-27-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 586,314
Posted By .fisher
WTB /2 Rims

Looking for a decent set of rims for a /2 project.

No preference between chromed steel or shouldered aluminum style. Not really after anything NOS or likewise in particular, just a set of clean...
Forum: Airheads 06-20-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,429
Posted By .fisher
Hey now. I payed someone to change the...

Hey now. I payed someone to change the pain-in-the-ass plugs on my H6 Subaru because I'm too busy being a young city-chicken, working my ass off so I can attain that dreamy place outside the city!
...
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 38,711
Posted By .fisher
I'm nearly the same build — hoping to hear your...

I'm nearly the same build — hoping to hear your results.
Forum: The Garage 05-10-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,158
Posted By .fisher
This. I once read or watched a tutorial on...

This.

I once read or watched a tutorial on tire mounting somewhere that noted "if you're working hard, you're doing it wrong". I'm just as guilty of this as the next guy cursing my way through...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-27-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 121,045
Posted By .fisher
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8546/8686360713_9967...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8546/8686360713_9967601c46_c.jpg

iPhone shot edited with the vsco cam app. :norton
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,477
Posted By .fisher
Gorgeous build, wonderfully thought through as...

Gorgeous build, wonderfully thought through as well. If I could buy one of these new from my local BMW shop I'd be out having a blast riding it right now.

How's it compare to the 690? :evil
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,305
Posted By .fisher
I did this as someone chopped and welded over the...

I did this as someone chopped and welded over the crossovers on my headers. I think it was their first time ever welding and my /5's a heap so I wrapped 'em up.

As others noted, I gave the pipes a...
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,248
Posted By .fisher
Very good points, gentlemen. Thanks! So #15...

Very good points, gentlemen. Thanks!

So #15 and #19 (and their respective shim sizes) will remain undisturbed if I'm just in there to replace the gaskets. BUT #15 is the first one to be swapped...
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,248
Posted By .fisher
/2 Final Drive Seal Replacement

Hello Airheads


Working on a /2 refresh and have gotten to the rear of the driveline. The final drive seems to be in pretty OK shape but I've run into a few questions about replacing the final...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,295
Posted By .fisher
Touratech has a set of Zega bags and mounting...

Touratech has a set of Zega bags and mounting system on their Euro site, FWIW. Not sure if/when they'll make it to the US dist. Find 'em here....
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,821
Posted By .fisher
Subscribed. :ear I'm just up the road from a...

Subscribed. :ear

I'm just up the road from a dealer (Iron Pony) and am going to check this stuff out this weekend.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 12-18-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,254
Posted By .fisher
Really surprised no one stepped up with anything....

Really surprised no one stepped up with anything. It's months later but I'd be very interested in some tracks for this area too.
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