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Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 583
Posted By Flying Frisian
I am not sure if you know this and if your bike...

I am not sure if you know this and if your bike is involved, but I received a recall letter from BMW last week. It is for the repair or replacement of the fuel-pump / fuel pump flange.

It...
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 583
Posted By Flying Frisian
The new RT / LC is really nice. Or you could buy...

The new RT / LC is really nice. Or you could buy my 2011 RT with about 16.000 miles and I could buy a new liquid cooled RT.:clap
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 150,702
Posted By Flying Frisian
Here's my 2011 R1200RT in Central Oregon. ...

Here's my 2011 R1200RT in Central Oregon.

http://i1184.photobucket.com/albums/z340/Flying_Frisian/Oregon%20October%202012/Curves-2.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 583
Posted By Flying Frisian
Try plugging in a GS911 to see if there are any...

Try plugging in a GS911 to see if there are any error messages. Check throttle bodies and do a TB synchronization. Are the Bowden cables moving smoothly and are they sitting in the right spot?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-06-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 219,164
Posted By Flying Frisian
Thanks. It was guys like you and others on this...

Thanks. It was guys like you and others on this thread that gave me the ideas and got me of the couch to start this project.

The U-tube is my tool for throttle body synchronization. It's just...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-05-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 219,164
Posted By Flying Frisian
Done! (For now at least)

For those of you who have been following my "garage" (shed) build, I have finally moved most of my tools and a bike from the "real" garage to the dedicated motorcycle space/man cave.

I built a...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,471
Posted By Flying Frisian
I had lots of GS's and CB's back in the eighties....

I had lots of GS's and CB's back in the eighties. In this picture I am trying to get my younger brothers interested in bikes. It worked, they now both ride. These are 1977 GS750 and 1978 CB750(K?)...
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,471
Posted By Flying Frisian
Oops, I missed the F part somehow. Thanks for the...

Oops, I missed the F part somehow. Thanks for the correction.
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,471
Posted By Flying Frisian
GS850G or CB750

I've had both bikes back in the eighties. My preference would be the GS850G because of the shaft drive and because the engine had much more torque with plenty of low end grunt. It was my...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-30-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 219,164
Posted By Flying Frisian
Thank you Rizingson! I can't wait to get started...

Thank you Rizingson! I can't wait to get started on a project bike. My "garage" (shed) project started after seeing these awesome spaces and collections on ADV. However, now that this is almost done...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-30-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 219,164
Posted By Flying Frisian
Thanks Tom! My daughter calls it a diner. I guess...

Thanks Tom! My daughter calls it a diner. I guess she's right, it looks a little too pretty at the moment but that'll change once I put my tools and bikes in it.

I'll probably buy the Harbor...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-29-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 219,164
Posted By Flying Frisian
My modest space is coming together.

Installed the floor this week. No bikes in it yet but I'm getting closer. Hopefully I can build a ramp this week and move my tools and bikes in it.
Compared to the nice, big and well filled garages,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-29-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,024
Posted By Flying Frisian
Probably not a barn.

This was taken near Shaniko Oregon. Not sure if this was a barn or the house.
http://i1184.photobucket.com/albums/z340/Flying_Frisian/IMG_20130506_125319_908_zps336753a4.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-21-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 219,164
Posted By Flying Frisian
Rain jacket? I live in the North West, it never...

Rain jacket? I live in the North West, it never rains here.:rofl



Pvangel, nice garage! I received a tile from Race Deck when I asked them for a quote. These tiles are super strong and should...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-19-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 219,164
Posted By Flying Frisian
I'll keep the floor 1/4" away from the sidewalls,...

I'll keep the floor 1/4" away from the sidewalls, that should leave enough room for expansion. It's a floating floor so that should work.



Yeah, I'll keep it simple. Maybe a border with...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-18-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 219,164
Posted By Flying Frisian
Yep you are right. Let's install the tiles and...

Yep you are right. Let's install the tiles and see how she holds up. I'll order the tiles in the next few days and hopefully they'll be here before I return from my trip. Now I need to decide on...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-18-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 219,164
Posted By Flying Frisian
The Race Deck tiles are rock solid and can handle...

The Race Deck tiles are rock solid and can handle big loads. If I spill something just clean it up fast or remove a few tiles for cleaning. It's a floating floor that can easily be removed. I've made...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-17-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 219,164
Posted By Flying Frisian
For the floor I am going with PVC interlocking...

For the floor I am going with PVC interlocking tiles. Just went to Home Depot and Lowes but didn't like their interlocking tiles. They have some nice robust tiles but these fit together likes puzzle...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-17-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 219,164
Posted By Flying Frisian
Thanks. I can't wait to continue but it will have...

Thanks. I can't wait to continue but it will have to wait due to some business trips.

Did you use the foam panels with aluminum foil for roof insulation? If so, what thickness or R-value did you...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-17-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 219,164
Posted By Flying Frisian
The end is in sight.

I've been making progress this last week. Installed some cabinets. Went with some Home Depot kitchen cabinets and added some trim....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-10-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 219,164
Posted By Flying Frisian
I had same problem. My plan was to build a 20x16...

I had same problem. My plan was to build a 20x16 but the hassle of getting a permit made me decide to go under200 sqft so I wouldn't need a permit. Mine is 12x16.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-09-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 219,164
Posted By Flying Frisian
Stewart5533, Nice space. I like the workbench...

Stewart5533,
Nice space. I like the workbench and cabinets. Do those cabinets hang on the wall panels?
What is the size of your garage?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-09-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 219,164
Posted By Flying Frisian
Pissed Between jobs I've been doing some work in the...

Between jobs I've been doing some work in the 'garage" (shed / shop). I went ahead and built a work bench out of 2x4's as recommended by Toolferone and others. I used 3/4" plywood for the top and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-26-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 219,164
Posted By Flying Frisian
Juilin, Amen! By the way, I didn't do...

Juilin,

Amen!

By the way, I didn't do this during the summer. We live in Portland (Oregon) and I created the pad and retaining walls between Christmas and New Years eve and had the shed...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-24-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 219,164
Posted By Flying Frisian
I think that's what I'm going to do. Build it in...

I think that's what I'm going to do. Build it in a corner and go both ways. I have 2 rolling tool carts that can be used as a work bench when working around the bike(s). Great tip on the hardboard...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-23-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 219,164
Posted By Flying Frisian
I am getting exited and was thinking about...

I am getting exited and was thinking about canceling a few jobs so I can keep going. Problem is that I'll have pay for all this so I better do some work. Progress will be slow but I should be able to...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-23-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 219,164
Posted By Flying Frisian
Thanks! That's a good idea about the farkles,...

Thanks! That's a good idea about the farkles, hadn't thought of that.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-22-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 219,164
Posted By Flying Frisian
Garage/shed project continued.

Last month I had a shed installed, which I will turn into my motorcycle storage / shop / man cave. I have a wife, 2 daughters and female dog, which can be bit too much at times. I posted pictures of...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-29-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 219,164
Posted By Flying Frisian
Thanks! I was going to buy a barn style shed...

Thanks!
I was going to buy a barn style shed because of the extra loft space until I saw this at a local Oregon shed builder. It has quite a bit of loft space and matches the house better than a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-29-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 219,164
Posted By Flying Frisian
The exterior is finished (except for paint and...

The exterior is finished (except for paint and caulking). Now I'm on my way to the Home depot for the electrical hardware.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-29-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 219,164
Posted By Flying Frisian
Firstr8, There are several companies out there...

Firstr8,
There are several companies out there that make these systems:

https://www.rapidairproducts.com/ (https://www.rapidairproducts.com/)

http://www.transair-usa.com/...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-29-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3,314
Views: 1,401,903
Posted By Flying Frisian
Flydream, That's a good looking family. Beautiful...

Flydream, That's a good looking family. Beautiful bikes, house and Audi TT as well!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-29-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 219,164
Posted By Flying Frisian
Plan is to run everything in sight so it's easy...

Plan is to run everything in sight so it's easy to modify and/or add. This blue aluminum tubing looks great so it's going to look like a piece of art. (At least to those of us who like an industrial...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-29-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 219,164
Posted By Flying Frisian
Will do. Exterior should be done today except for...

Will do. Exterior should be done today except for painting. Everything is primed but I'll have to wait with painting until things dry up here in the North Wet.





I am planning to use a new...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-28-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 219,164
Posted By Flying Frisian
Toolferone, That's some great advise. Thanks!

Toolferone, That's some great advise. Thanks!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-28-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 219,164
Posted By Flying Frisian
3/4" plywood is nice but expensive and probably a...

3/4" plywood is nice but expensive and probably a little overkill. I think I'm gonna go with 7/16" OSB sheathing. Thanks for the advise anyway.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-28-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 219,164
Posted By Flying Frisian
Is that the metal siding that goes on the outside...

Is that the metal siding that goes on the outside of steel barns?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-28-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 219,164
Posted By Flying Frisian
[QUOTE=Flying Frisian;23278973] And after...

[QUOTE=Flying Frisian;23278973]

And after lots of shoveling dirt and gravel this is the result. A pad for my future shed.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-27-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3,314
Views: 1,401,903
Posted By Flying Frisian
Me and my youngest daughter.

Last year I posted in this thread about me and my oldest daughter. I wanted to spend some quality time with her before she would move out of state to go to college. She has since left for college so...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-25-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7,117
Views: 6,304,170
Posted By Flying Frisian
Rodr, thank you! I am a lucky man but don't...

Rodr, thank you! I am a lucky man but don't always realize it. In the back of my mind I have always known that she did it for me but I guess I hoped that she had mysteriously changed into a...
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