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Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-30-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By mdaniels
I went ahead and did this yesterday including the...

I went ahead and did this yesterday including the transmission splines. I didn't remove the transmission all the way, just far enough to get a toothbrush in as TaterHarry suggest. Not too hard over...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-27-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By mdaniels
Thanks for the encouragement. I already have...

Thanks for the encouragement. I already have those detailed instructions printed out, but hadn't seen the condensed versions yet.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-26-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By mdaniels
I think I've read all of those various websites...

I think I've read all of those various websites which is why I'd like to do the transmission splines for piece of mind since I don't know the history of this bike. I do occasionally get the false...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-26-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By mdaniels
Any BMW spline lube experts out there?

I bought a '92 K75S a month ago and would like to lube the splines for a little piece of mind. The drive shaft splines look fairly straight forward to do, but I would like to do the transmission one...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-11-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11,655
Views: 1,449,840
Posted By mdaniels
I think the $1995 price was a typo - it's now...

I think the $1995 price was a typo - it's now priced at $3495. I was thinking of looking at it today, but then the price jump scared me away.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-30-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11,655
Views: 1,449,840
Posted By mdaniels
1987 bmw k75

Wondering if anyone here is familiar with this 1987 BMW K75? http://denver.craigslist.org/mcy/3772618765.html

I talked to the owner briefly yesterday and it doesn't sound like he's owned in very...
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6,551
Views: 1,431,441
Posted By mdaniels
After 4.5 years of ownership and almost 29,000...

After 4.5 years of ownership and almost 29,000 miles, my 2008 Versys went to a new owner last night. It was a great bike, I really loved it and the only reason for selling was that it was time for...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-29-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 14,499
Views: 2,105,860
Posted By mdaniels
Jacket is sold. The tank bag is still available.

Jacket is sold. The tank bag is still available.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-28-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 14,499
Views: 2,105,860
Posted By mdaniels
She wanted me to retake the photo so she could do...

She wanted me to retake the photo so she could do that in the background, so I've been using that photo instead of the one without her in it. :D
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-28-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 14,499
Views: 2,105,860
Posted By mdaniels
FS: Rapid Transit tank bag & First Gear jacket

I have these listed in the regular Flea market with more detail & photos. I'm in Parker, CO.

Rapid Transit Recon 19 magnetic tank bag.

I bought this from a fellow inmate a few years ago and...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-27-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11,655
Views: 1,449,840
Posted By mdaniels
I was very close to buying this bike - but ended...

I was very close to buying this bike - but ended up buying a '99 K1200RS instead. This bike was very nice and rode well - from what I could tell - the guy lived in a gated community and I never got...
Forum: Beasts 01-16-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6,551
Views: 1,431,441
Posted By mdaniels
Today was my 3 year anniversary with the Versys -...

Today was my 3 year anniversary with the Versys - I almost forgot about it. Unfortunately I haven't ridden it since a few days before Christmas due to cold and snow, but hopefully soon...
...
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2010, 10:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,177
Posted By mdaniels
I had a set of Shinko 009 ravens on my Versys and...

I had a set of Shinko 009 ravens on my Versys and was very pleased with them.

The original OE tires were replaced at 8500 miles and were completely shot, I replaced them with Shinko 009 Raven...
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,925
Posted By mdaniels
+1:clap

+1:clap
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-25-2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By mdaniels
I've attended this ride the last three years and...

I've attended this ride the last three years and always enjoy it, it's the only charity ride that I attend - probably because I have three daughters of my own, the oldest is almost the same age as...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-08-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14,499
Views: 2,105,860
Posted By mdaniels
**SOLD** 2004 Speedmaster front wheel. It is...

**SOLD**

2004 Speedmaster front wheel. It is slightly bent, from an impact with a curb. Woody's Wheel Works quoted me $150 to repair, but that was a few years ago. New these are over $600 and I...
Forum: Beasts 08-31-2010, 07:36 AM
Replies: 6,551
Views: 1,431,441
Posted By mdaniels
Passed 20,000 miles this morning on my way to...

Passed 20,000 miles this morning on my way to work. I purchased the bike on January 16, 2008.

So far there has been very little to complain about with the Versys, it's been rock solid and haven't...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,090
Posted By mdaniels
Day 9 - Last Day I did manage to get a...

Day 9 - Last Day

I did manage to get a rough sleep, but it wasn’t great. I first awoke at 4:00 and kind of fell back to sleep. At 5:10, I decided I had enough of the noise and got up. I took a...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,090
Posted By mdaniels
Day 8 - The return trip home. My day...

Day 8 - The return trip home.

My day started early and I was up and on the road by 6 am. Looking at through all my photos from the trip out there, I was pretty unhappy with the shots from the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,090
Posted By mdaniels
Day 7 Thursday, August 5, I woke up early...

Day 7

Thursday, August 5, I woke up early again and took a walk and once the rest were up we broke camp and hit the road. We stopped in Minocqua for a little bit of tourist shopping and I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,090
Posted By mdaniels
Day 6 Wednesday morning starting at about...

Day 6

Wednesday morning starting at about 3:30 for me, waking up scratching my mosquito bites uncontrollably. I think they had been after me again while I slept, which I can’t understand...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,090
Posted By mdaniels
Day 5 Of course I woke up fairly early, by...

Day 5

Of course I woke up fairly early, by 6 am. I got up, discovered the mosquito’s had been after me during the night and tried to ignore it. Later in the day I counted 17 mosquito bites, but...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,090
Posted By mdaniels
Coincidentally, I've spent about half my life in...

Coincidentally, I've spent about half my life in Utah as well.
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2010, 08:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,090
Posted By mdaniels
Day 3 Day three, August 1, was a day of...

Day 3

Day three, August 1, was a day of hanging out, my dad showing us where he works, and running a few errands around town. I did find some friction tape, which I thought would be the perfect...
Forum: Beasts 08-12-2010, 07:04 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,057
Posted By mdaniels
Figured I'd give an update on my Skinko 009...

Figured I'd give an update on my Skinko 009 Ravens that I had on my Versys. Just last week I replaced my rear tire and it had about 10,300 miles on it.

I replaced it a little prematurely because...
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6,551
Views: 1,431,441
Posted By mdaniels
Link to my ride report from Colorado to Wisconsin...

Link to my ride report from Colorado to Wisconsin on my Versys:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=609398
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,090
Posted By mdaniels
Day 2 Day two can be summed up like this:...

Day 2

Day two can be summed up like this: Fog, grasslands, gas, farm land, gas, construction, farm land, Mississippi River, gas, farm land, dad’s house.

I never sleep all that great in...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,090
Posted By mdaniels
Day One The basic plan was to leave by 6 am...

Day One

The basic plan was to leave by 6 am on Friday, July 30, ride north into Wyoming, then into South Dakota and a stop at Mt. Rushmore, then head to Wall, SD to camp for the night.

I ...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,090
Posted By mdaniels
Colorado to Wisconsin on a Versys

About a year ago, my father asked me if I’d come out to go camping with him in Wisconsin. Since I was 15 we’ve lived a number of states apart and as a result I don’t see him very often, it’s not...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,292
Posted By mdaniels
Yep, I forgot to mention that the helmet is...

Yep, I forgot to mention that the helmet is technically a 3/4 helmet from a safety standpoint. I was aware that the face portion wasn't really safety rated.

I did love that helmet though. Very...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,292
Posted By mdaniels
I'll 2nd the recommendation for the IS-MAX - I...

I'll 2nd the recommendation for the IS-MAX - I just got one less than two weeks ago and love it. I got the "BT" version which is prepped for a Chatterbox unit, but you have to buy that separately.
...
Forum: Americas 07-12-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 562
Posted By mdaniels
Colorado to Wisconsin, back through S. Dakota

I'm doing my first solo multi-day trip at the end of this month and looking for some suggestions on my route, camp sites, cheap motels, etc.

I'm starting out in Parker, Colorado and going to my...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-04-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14,499
Views: 2,105,860
Posted By mdaniels
Rapid Transit "Abrams" tank bag - $25

Just bought this tank bag from New Enough for my Kawasaki Versys and find it to be a little too big for my tastes. It's a very nice bag, just not what I'm looking for.


They list it at $17, but...
Forum: Beasts 01-13-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6,551
Views: 1,431,441
Posted By mdaniels
It's been awhile since I've posted an update and...

It's been awhile since I've posted an update and I figure my upcoming two-year anniversary is as good as any.

On the 16th it will be two years since I bought my Versys and I can't be happier with...
Forum: Beasts 10-14-2009, 06:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,999
Posted By mdaniels
When I was shopping for my Versys back in...

When I was shopping for my Versys back in December '07/Jan '08 I had heard that the headlight was poorly aimed from the factory. Most people would re-aim in and reported that it made a big...
Forum: Beasts 10-06-2009, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6,551
Views: 1,431,441
Posted By mdaniels
I run KTM handguards on my Versys - you can make...

I run KTM handguards on my Versys - you can make them fit, but the don't work with the GIVI screen.... although I made them work with a grinder. :)

Caribou Cases sells their cases (Pelican) for...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-27-2009, 09:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 981
Posted By mdaniels
This actually happened almost in front of me - I...

This actually happened almost in front of me - I didn't see what caused it, but I was close enough to see him and his bike sliding down the road in front of us. I was with my 14 yr old daughter and I...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-25-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 981
Posted By mdaniels
I've registered online and will be there. I'll...

I've registered online and will be there. I'll try and connect with you at IHOP - maybe not for breakfast, but at least so I can join the group. I'll be on a red Kawasaki Versys.

I may have to...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-21-2009, 07:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 981
Posted By mdaniels
I've done this the last two years and plan on...

I've done this the last two years and plan on being there again this year, I may have my 14 yr old daughter with me this year, but not sure yet.

I'm planning on getting there EARLY this year. Last...
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 71,502
Posted By mdaniels
I just bought a set of lightly used SIDI Champion...

I just bought a set of lightly used SIDI Champion Rain boots off eBay. At least I think that's the model - the eBay lister didn't know which ones they were and they look like the Champion Rain boots...
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