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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-02-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 978
Views: 186,177
Posted By hobbner
Both images taken at Fantasy Canyon Utah ...

Both images taken at Fantasy Canyon Utah

http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u121/natehobbs/IMG_7157.jpg

http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u121/natehobbs/IMG_7150.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-15-2010, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6,981
Views: 2,338,747
Posted By hobbner
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 741
Posted By hobbner
the easiest solution is to simply keep them both.

the easiest solution is to simply keep them both.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 380
Posted By hobbner
Quick Brake Fix?

Broke the front line leading from the master cylinder to the frame on my 1996 R1100 GS.
Was planing on leaving this week to Colorado to visit a friend, I know I need to get the braided brake lines...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,400
Posted By hobbner
Mine does that as well. I rarely downshift and...

Mine does that as well.
I rarely downshift and engine brake on the 1100 unless I absolutely must do so let the brakes do the work..pads are cheaper than transmissions.

THe BMW tranny is known to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,039
Posted By hobbner
My 1100 gets surgy around 3500...enjoying it too...

My 1100 gets surgy around 3500...enjoying it too much to bother fixing it at the moment!
Forum: Trip Planning 05-23-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,041
Posted By hobbner
Just point the bike and go.

Just point the bike and go.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-23-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 786
Posted By hobbner
Pocatello here. ready for warm weather.

Pocatello here. ready for warm weather.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-22-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,066
Posted By hobbner
The user interface on the newer Garmin units such...

The user interface on the newer Garmin units such as the Oregon or Dakota series is very slick and easy. But the screen STINKS

The 60csx is an awesome unit and does everything i Need i sold my...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2010, 12:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,046
Posted By hobbner
Applying what little i know about camera...

Applying what little i know about camera recovery,
http://www.kehblog.com/2010/04/if-you-drop-your-camera-into-water.html


If you want any chance of bringing the electronics back to life....
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,473
Posted By hobbner
It would take some getting used to but what if...

It would take some getting used to but what if you swapped so the clutch is on the other side
Mountain bikes all have the brakes switched around anyhow That way your left hand could brake the front...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,622
Posted By hobbner
If i understand correctly the odometer reads true...

If i understand correctly the odometer reads true to mileage while the speedometer is offset by the placement of the numbers on the gauge.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 589
Posted By hobbner
Three Electrode Spark plugs bad for the boxer?

ordered spark plugs here from the local place, went down the list on the faq they could not get ahold of the factory approved plugs but did have the NGKBCPR7ET which is on the Gspot Faq so we...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2010, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 704
Posted By hobbner
Mine does the same thing at 40k the movement is...

Mine does the same thing at 40k
the movement is barely noticeable only when the brake pad is unbolted but you can still feel the click when everything is put together.

Little paranoid about it...
Forum: Americas 04-21-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By hobbner
what is the penalty if you are caught boondocking...

what is the penalty if you are caught boondocking in California? My last trip through that area was in a honda element i would just find quiet places at night to park the car and fold the seats into...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,921
Posted By hobbner
Let them focus on building a solid bike that runs...

Let them focus on building a solid bike that runs well and the aftermarket can focus on building little trinkets and doodads for the thing.
:)
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By hobbner
My ABS light came on during a really cold day...

My ABS light came on during a really cold day when I pulled up to the light, the battery was running low and the idles dropped the voltage enough to trip the ABS system. Restarted it later on a warm...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,006
Posted By hobbner
Wow i love Idaho after reading this nightmare.

Wow i love Idaho after reading this nightmare.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2010, 11:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By hobbner
ABS noob, please explain the basics for me.

I purchased a 1996 BMW R1100GS this spring with ABS it is the first bike with ABS that I have ever owned. I have been on motorcycles off and on since I was 14 but still consider myself a beginner...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-14-2010, 10:15 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 60,255
Posted By hobbner
Traded in the KLR for a R1100 GS Scared to take...

Traded in the KLR for a R1100 GS
Scared to take the thing off road because it is so preety and mint, but time to take the plunge ready and willing for weekend or longer rides anytime. Or just a...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-13-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,729
Posted By hobbner
l lot of the areas where you are headed allow...

l lot of the areas where you are headed allow 'dispersed' camping on federally owned public lands anywhere you want free of charge 100% legal. Check into regulations but sure beats paying 12 bucks...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-08-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 21,639
Posted By hobbner
Why does it cost $1.35 for a cow or 2 sheep to...

Why does it cost $1.35 for a cow or 2 sheep to occupy and graze on public land for a YEAR, yet I have to pay 14-20 dollars for one night at a designated facility. They charge too much for what you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2010, 09:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,826
Posted By hobbner
Rest often for short intervals, Speeding gets you...

Rest often for short intervals, Speeding gets you nowhere. avoid traffic, have fun!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2010, 11:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By hobbner
Touratech Hardpart, Need spacers where can i buy them?

I bought a touratech hardpart used here on adv and it did not come with the mounting hardware.

I am looking for the spacers needed to install the parts
Transmission HardPart for R1100GS

The...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-05-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 19,806
Posted By hobbner
The Ipad will be awesome to run some of the...

The Ipad will be awesome to run some of the topographic software that is already out there for the ipod touch. I think the Ipad will be a awesome compact travel computer that compliments a standard...
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2010, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 828
Posted By hobbner
Wink Home Grown Tank Panniers

Tank Panniers on the cheap,
after seeing a few different designs i realized they were nothing more than modified backpacks so decided to make my own :)


<a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 661
Posted By hobbner
Heidenau K 60 Question...Would a 140 tire on the rear mess up ABS?

My final decision on tires is between the Tourance or the Heidenau K 60. Both very different tires but sounds like the Heidenau is giving me the life i need to justify the added traction that would...
Forum: Vendors 04-01-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,231
Posted By hobbner
Great stuff...and a reasonable price :thumb

Great stuff...and a reasonable price :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2010, 10:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,512
Posted By hobbner
I see a lot of crazy custom ammo boxes tucked...

I see a lot of crazy custom ammo boxes tucked underneath exhausts and hiding them in obscure little niches (under seats etc) on the bike,

For me when it comes to a first aid kit It must be...
Forum: Vendors 03-27-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,671
Posted By hobbner
Great product! Self Contained fog lights with a...

Great product!
Self Contained fog lights with a internal ballast would be awesome as well. I want to do HID on my bike but do not want to bother with the ugly ballast.
nh
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2010, 12:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,243
Posted By hobbner
Will Gravel roads destroy Tourance tires?

Getting a new pair of tires that I will be burning up on a month long trip around Western America. I see the tires are rated for 10% off road 90% on road...I will likely be doing something closer to...
Forum: The Garage 03-23-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,917
Posted By hobbner
Life sure is diffrent back in the East. We...

Life sure is diffrent back in the East.
We would just have a big bon fire and burn it all up along with some old shipping pallets. :D
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-14-2010, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 921
Posted By hobbner
I have a Ham radio HT i keep in my gear and use...

I have a Ham radio HT i keep in my gear and use on occasion but APRS...out of my budget especially when a comparable arguably more reliable service is available through SPOT
Forum: Americas 03-13-2010, 02:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,574
Posted By hobbner
Pocatello Idaho, Gateway to Yellowstone. I have...

Pocatello Idaho, Gateway to Yellowstone.
I have the power to let you camp in my back yard but it takes my roomates approval to vote you inside to sleep on our couches :rofl, Either way if your...
Forum: Americas 03-13-2010, 02:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,498
Posted By hobbner
this is a cool idea. good luck maybe in a year or...

this is a cool idea. good luck maybe in a year or two i would be able to support the concept!
Forum: Americas 03-13-2010, 01:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,009
Posted By hobbner
Question Working while on the road..finding short temp jobs

So I am planing a long trip here at the end of my college semester and plan to be gone as long as the money lasts or until fall semester starts back up.
The rate my bank account is declining I am...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,239
Posted By hobbner
there are BMW GS bikes around with 450,000 miles...

there are BMW GS bikes around with 450,000 miles on the clock. Proper care and she will continue to run. If her service is current and she looks like she has been taken care of I say ride on!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1,284
Views: 366,850
Posted By hobbner
Bought this from a inmate here, it is replacing a...

Bought this from a inmate here, it is replacing a KLR amazing bike so far my first taste ever of BMW motorcycling :D 39,800 miles on the clock and hoping for many many more. ...
Forum: Face plant 03-02-2010, 04:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,362
Posted By hobbner
that will buff right out! :eek1 Glad your son...

that will buff right out! :eek1
Glad your son is alright! Bikes are replaceable family is not!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By hobbner
Can you adjust the Clutch lever reach on R1100GS

I have smaller hands, the Clutch is a bit farther away from the handlebar than I would like I find myself hunting for the clutch often. Is there a way to bring the lever in closer to the handlebar so...
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