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Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By birdawg
A lot of my previous bikes were used and my F650...

A lot of my previous bikes were used and my F650 was used.
I am comfortable doing minor work. Minor work means the engine is in one piece and still on bike. I also let my local bmw dealer do all...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By birdawg
I am 2mos away. I would love to test ride an...

I am 2mos away. I would love to test ride an 1150.
Honestly if the 1150 is anywhere near the 1200 It would not be a problem to pull the trigger on one.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By birdawg
Should i consider and 1150?

My 1200adv got totaled a few years ago. I loved that bike.
Looking for replacement. Now that i have another mouth to feed money is a consideration.
I have owned the f650 and 1200adv as i mentioned....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,083
Posted By birdawg
I absolutely love that bike. That color scheme is...

I absolutely love that bike. That color scheme is perfect.
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,404
Posted By birdawg
Had Wolfman Denali as well. Worked and fitted...

Had Wolfman Denali as well. Worked and fitted perfectly.
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,099
Posted By birdawg
I have an 06 KDX200 and the owners manual is for...

I have an 06 KDX200 and the owners manual is for the 200 and 220. It says 32:1 I used 32:1 on all my older bikes too. I have not ridden a ton but have been in some slow sloppy stuff and have not...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 41,311
Views: 7,706,758
Posted By birdawg
I've been pretty much out of the loop on bikes...

I've been pretty much out of the loop on bikes since my crash 2 years ago. Have a KDX200 now, but need to do some blacktop to connect trails. I see some great deals on 08 WR250's. Any reason not to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By birdawg
I am actually still having a difficult driving a...

I am actually still having a difficult driving a car through intersections. If I did not have a 3 year old I would be riding some street.
I will see where the off road journey takes me. Mostly I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By birdawg
GS1200 ADV to KDX200

Well it's been a year and a half since my head on with the drunk. My surgeries are all done and my broken bones healed up. other than having part of my collarbone sawed off I am pretty much normal...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2009, 05:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,387
Posted By birdawg
You guys are hosing things up for me. I am...

You guys are hosing things up for me. I am squirreling away some cash and was going to scarf up a newer model used KDX in the next month or so.
Back in the day I rode almost every Japanese mx bike....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By birdawg
+1 on the national forests. I used to ride in...

+1 on the national forests. I used to ride in Quantico back in the day. Not sure if the MP's have issue with that now, but it was one of my favorite places to go.
Forum: Face plant 12-29-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,716
Posted By birdawg
Well it is the end of the year. Eight mos. have...

Well it is the end of the year. Eight mos. have passed since the wreck. I had my last shoulder surgery a week and a half ago. They took the plate out. I have most of my mobility back and the pain is...
Forum: Face plant 08-11-2008, 07:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,727
Posted By birdawg
In May my wife and I got T-boned by a drunk that...

In May my wife and I got T-boned by a drunk that hit us doing 45mph, we were doing 15.
I was more ATTGATT than her. R2Pro for me Santigo for her. full face for me open face for her. Boots gloves...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,737
Posted By birdawg
I did not hammer throught the gears so much, and...

I did not hammer throught the gears so much, and noticed if I kept it below 75 mph on the interstate the wear was much slower. It is 1200-1400 mi to Chas. S.C. and back depending on my route. My...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2008, 11:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,737
Posted By birdawg
I made several trips to the east coast and back...

I made several trips to the east coast and back running TKC's Interstate, forest roads and lots of two lane. After a 20 mile stretch of dirt roads acoss the Smokies I got in some twisties and scraped...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2008, 05:59 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 176,131
Posted By birdawg
On May 4 this year my wife and I were both...

On May 4 this year my wife and I were both T-boned by a drunk driver. We had on all the gear. Although I broke 6 bones from bouncing off the guys roof I only had one scratch on my leg that was below...
Forum: Face plant 05-19-2008, 09:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,716
Posted By birdawg
Hey BT. Yea I remembered. I had the 1200 for a...

Hey BT. Yea I remembered. I had the 1200 for a little over a year. I really like riding it a lot, so did the wife.

I feel kind of lost right now. I rode every day and on weekends. As soon as I am...
Forum: Face plant 05-18-2008, 01:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,716
Posted By birdawg
There were a lot of Local BMW guys (RAMS) that...

There were a lot of Local BMW guys (RAMS) that showed up and helped us both out. We have a 2 year old and this has been very tough on all. We gots lots of food brought to us plus many a kind word. I...
Forum: Face plant 05-18-2008, 11:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,716
Posted By birdawg
We had on Some BMW Jackets(Santiago and R2Pro),...

We had on Some BMW Jackets(Santiago and R2Pro), BMW and Filson gloves. Alpinestars boots.

Jackets were both cut off. I don't remember the sound of the crash, but I do remember the R2Pro being cut...
Forum: Face plant 05-18-2008, 08:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,716
Posted By birdawg
Birdawg and Mrs Birdawg down

Just wanted to sign in briefly. 2 weeks ago wifey and I were T-boned by a drunk driver. He made a left turn, drunk, high speed, no signal, suspended license and ran us over.
We were both life...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2008, 07:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 992
Posted By birdawg
I had an 05 650GS non Dakar. I had the stock...

I had an 05 650GS non Dakar. I had the stock windscreen plus a huge windscreen for the winter.
I traded for the 07GSA. There is no comparison between the 2. I cruise at 80 and it seemed like 60 on...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-25-2008, 02:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,257
Posted By birdawg
I was in Covington, but working late, would love...

I was in Covington, but working late, would love to have gone. Got the Pickwick boat race coming up next week, and will be working late for it.
After that I would like to attend one, soon. We needs...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-17-2008, 08:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,257
Posted By birdawg
It was nice to see some fellow Adventurers at...

It was nice to see some fellow Adventurers at Joes (Xeraux :thumb ). I will be able to arrange more kitchen passes in the future. Looking forward to meeting more people.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-16-2008, 03:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,257
Posted By birdawg
Near Wolfchase galleria off of 40.

Near Wolfchase galleria off of 40.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-16-2008, 12:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,257
Posted By birdawg
Memphis get together

From another thread. Joes Crab shack is up and running for bike nights. Would be glad to run into some fellow adventurers tonight.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-16-2008, 12:45 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,467
Posted By birdawg
I'll be there tonight. Anybody got a particular...

I'll be there tonight. Anybody got a particular time?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-15-2008, 11:35 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,467
Posted By birdawg
I know there are at least 2 other GS1200's there...

I know there are at least 2 other GS1200's there in Memphis, maybe 3.

Mostly I head East. I did do a daytrip in Ark not too long ago.

I will see if I can get a kitchen pass for tomorrow night.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-15-2008, 09:56 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,467
Posted By birdawg
I go to Joes a few times each year. Be nice if we...

I go to Joes a few times each year. Be nice if we could settle on a night every now and again. Wings could be good too. I could meet some of you yahoos.
Just sayin'
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2008, 06:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,658
Posted By birdawg
Got ATGATT? Ditto on the ZUMO or GPS of your...

Got ATGATT?
Ditto on the ZUMO or GPS of your choice.
Make sure you gots plenty of storage.

Got all your camping stuff?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 856
Posted By birdawg
Preciate it. I was stressing a little. I should...

Preciate it. I was stressing a little. I should have known better than to fiddle with the bike when I was tired.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2008, 06:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 856
Posted By birdawg
Sorry, the main running lamp. I just assumed the...

Sorry, the main running lamp. I just assumed the F meant front. The whole assembly is shock mounted so sitting in the garage I cannot jostle it and see anything moving around while I face the bike. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2008, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 856
Posted By birdawg
1200GSA headlight issue\question

Last week I got a LAMPF error on my display and got a new lamp. The old one was real tight coming out and so was the new one going back in. The assembly that the lamps go into move back and forth a...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2008, 02:14 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 62,802
Posted By birdawg
Hey, It's gettin' bout that time. New tires,...

Hey, It's gettin' bout that time. New tires, fresh oil change. Now I just need a free weekend.
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2008, 10:59 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 62,802
Posted By birdawg
Tried mine in the rain last Sat. Did a couple...

Tried mine in the rain last Sat. Did a couple hundred miles in a downpour. Did not get one drop of water on me. I was pleased.
The last 50 miles it had stopped raining so I don't know how...
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2008, 04:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,058
Posted By birdawg
+ whatever on B&H. Good prices, fast delivery.

+ whatever on B&H. Good prices, fast delivery.
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2008, 08:19 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,658
Posted By birdawg
Just got my Cabelas camping catalog in. Any...

Just got my Cabelas camping catalog in. Any feedback on the Black diamond by Apollo or the Exponent by Coleman.
I like to old school it too, but I am killing too many mantles on my bigger lantern. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2008, 02:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,297
Posted By birdawg
Only had mine a year. 12K miles no issues. I fly...

Only had mine a year. 12K miles no issues. I fly solo and hit some remote areas to camp. 12-20 miles of dirt to nearest blacktop.
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,391
Posted By birdawg
Wolfman Denali. Hands down.

Wolfman Denali. Hands down.
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2008, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,204
Posted By birdawg
My first pair of gloves were some no name 20-30...

My first pair of gloves were some no name 20-30 pair. They lasted 6 mos and were wore through. I bought a pair of GS gloves and they lasted a year and a half. The throttle hand has a hole the size of...
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2008, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 670
Posted By birdawg
I have the 550, iphone, bluetooth thing going on....

I have the 550, iphone, bluetooth thing going on. My headset has a mic built in(the crappy At&t one). It is not noise cancelling so you got to pull over to talk.

The process is as follows. ...
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