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Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3,371
Views: 535,375
Posted By JadeRider
Corrosion or oxidation question

Howdy.
Looking to join the band. I have located a reasonably priced bike. Test rode it and was great. 2007 model that lived in Colorado and moved south.
Only issue I have is that the left foot...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3,371
Views: 535,375
Posted By JadeRider
Hi, What tires are you running there?

Hi, What tires are you running there?
Forum: Americas 10-01-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,115
Posted By JadeRider
Wondering if government will be open when I...

Wondering if government will be open when I there. I am essentially planning my trip now around state parks

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Forum: Americas 09-24-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,115
Posted By JadeRider
I highly recommend Enchanted Circle south of...

I highly recommend Enchanted Circle south of Taos. The southern approach is awesome

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Forum: Americas 09-23-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,115
Posted By JadeRider
This is great. Landscape aside, should the...

This is great. Landscape aside, should the southern entrance be easier?

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Forum: Americas 09-19-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,115
Posted By JadeRider
Thanks Sent from my Nexus 10 using Tapatalk 4

Thanks

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Forum: Americas 09-18-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,115
Posted By JadeRider
Anyone done Chaco Canyon?

I am planning a trip in about 3 weeks. I will ride my 2002 GS and have limited dirt experience. One of my planned stops is Chaco Canyon. I did this many years ago by car and remember the road as...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,029
Posted By JadeRider
You need to make a video of this. Seriously. I...

You need to make a video of this. Seriously. I think it woke be so helpful to many

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,029
Posted By JadeRider
:-) ROFL Sent from my Nexus 10 using...

:-) ROFL

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Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,029
Posted By JadeRider
Relocation. I know it takes at least two brain...

Relocation. I know it takes at least two brain cells to make the jump from typo to meaning. Sorry for the stress this may have created.

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Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,029
Posted By JadeRider
Is it worth looking at the gas filter...

Is it worth looking at the gas filter reallocation while you are at it?

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Forum: Parallel Universe 08-27-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,892
Posted By JadeRider
Have Jesse panniers on my R1150GS and had Happy...

Have Jesse panniers on my R1150GS and had Happy trails on the SuperTenere. Overall I am happier with the Jesse bags.

In the end, I care as much for the way things mount as for the panniers...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-20-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,911
Posted By JadeRider
This is all very helpful. My main riding is back...

This is all very helpful. My main riding is back roads. I have done Houston to Death Valley, Houston to Alaska, Houston to Key West and DC, always away from the interstates. Rarely hit anything...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-19-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,911
Posted By JadeRider
Much obliged for the details provided. I...

Much obliged for the details provided.

I appreciate the caveats, especially because anything labelled BMW seems to bring out people who never touched it, but still have some kind of polarizing...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-19-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,911
Posted By JadeRider
Compilation of known issues with F800GS?

Hi All,

I am looking at moving into the parallel universe via the F800GS. After doing due diligence I have not been able to find a compilation of issues associated with this ride, even though...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-16-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 960
Posted By JadeRider
I believe that for serious use a dedicated unit...

I believe that for serious use a dedicated unit will always be better. Have had a zumo 550 for years and got a great discount on lifetime maps through amazon.
The dedicated unit is built for the...
Forum: Beasts 01-20-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7,693
Views: 1,433,313
Posted By JadeRider
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/01/21/ygyguman.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/01/21/ygyguman.jpg

First ride of the season. Inaugural ride for the Zebu.

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Forum: Beasts 12-29-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 22,746
Views: 4,017,795
Posted By JadeRider
Had a vstrom 1000 and sold it for 1150gs. Great...

Had a vstrom 1000 and sold it for 1150gs. Great bike and maintenance became $$$. Just got a super and have loved it. The dl1000 was too top heavy and I never quite like the engine. I think the st...
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,707
Posted By JadeRider
Here is another reason for HGs. When it rains...

Here is another reason for HGs. When it rains your hands can get wet with regular gloves that would normally be OK. The heated grips will help warm up the hands and dry the gloves, making evaporative...
Forum: Beasts 11-13-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,698
Posted By JadeRider
I am a hugest fan of the HK/KTM Gobi top case....

I am a hugest fan of the HK/KTM Gobi top case. Has served me very on on the VStrom and the R1150GS. Hoping it will find a home on the 800xc also.


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Forum: Beasts 11-13-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,780
Posted By JadeRider
Hey brothers. I appreciate the advise from all. I...

Hey brothers. I appreciate the advise from all. I know it is always well meaning. So here is what I have learned today. This is, of course, the dealer story. However, I must say that I have been...
Forum: Beasts 11-13-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,780
Posted By JadeRider
I am going out for another test ride tomorrow. ...

I am going out for another test ride tomorrow. Keep your fingers crossed. I am gearing up to take the plunge :sweeti
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 45,991
Posted By JadeRider
+1 sooo boring ___________________ help...

+1 sooo boring


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Forum: Beasts 11-12-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,780
Posted By JadeRider
This is a good point. One of the first, best, and...

This is a good point. One of the first, best, and cheapest mods I did to the beamer was to add grip puppies.


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Forum: Beasts 11-11-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,780
Posted By JadeRider
This is one sold back to the dealer. Thing is...

This is one sold back to the dealer.
Thing is I have always followed the prescription on the break in period, so I really have no idea what happens when you do not. :O


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Forum: Beasts 11-11-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,780
Posted By JadeRider
I am thinking that Throttle sensitivity may be...

I am thinking that Throttle sensitivity may be the answer. The GS does require quite a bit of dial. Another question. How critical is it that the previous owner 'respected the recommendations'...
Forum: Beasts 11-11-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,780
Posted By JadeRider
Tiger 800xc: Questions after test ride

Howdy,
I test rode a 2012 Tiger 800xc yesterday. Bike had a about 3000 miles on it. I thought it was a great bike, but there was something rather unusual. Coming from my 2002 R1150GS, it felt...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-04-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,941
Posted By JadeRider
990 Adventure Maintenance and other stuff

G'day

Been riding adventure bikes for a while. Had a couple of Strom 1000s and now ride a 2002 R1150GS. The 990 Adventure has been tickling me for a while, and I am strongly considering it as my...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,605
Posted By JadeRider
Used to be my favorites on the VStrom. Also like...

Used to be my favorites on the VStrom. Also like Pirelli's stance on fair sourcing and labour. However, did not do too well on the 1150gs. Metzeler Tourance are a different story. Front tire did the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By JadeRider
Much obliged Sent from my Transformer Prime...

Much obliged

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Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By JadeRider
Eh? HELP r1150gs Hydraulic fluid question

Good evening
Riding from work today I noticed that the travel for the clutch handle was a bit long. It would not engage until close to the release point.
When I got home I wanted to make sure...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 381
Posted By JadeRider
Riding with a purpose

Fellow inmates:
For a number of years I have been trying to ride with a bigger purpose than myself and to focus on the greater good.
On June 15 I will depart on my summer trip. This year...
Forum: Road warriors 05-26-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2,616
Views: 434,662
Posted By JadeRider
What a cool bike. Love it. Congrats man

What a cool bike. Love it. Congrats man
Forum: Orange Crush 05-23-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,095
Posted By JadeRider
on my R1150GS this is the case too. It also...

on my R1150GS this is the case too. It also affects the odometer so I log more miles per trip. Not on my Honda Element
Forum: Regional forums 05-06-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,221
Posted By JadeRider
bump for needed donations...

bump for needed donations http://www.2endslavery.org
Forum: Regional forums 05-03-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,221
Posted By JadeRider
Question Texas 2 Alaska 10,000 miles to end slavery

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Fellow Inmates

On June 15th of this year, I will leave on a 10,000 mile solo motorcycle trip...
Forum: Americas 03-24-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,367
Posted By JadeRider
amazingly informative. I will. travel with a plan...

amazingly informative. I will. travel with a plan B indeed and at least give it a try. the photos, by the way, are amazing
Forum: Americas 03-24-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,367
Posted By JadeRider
so I just came in from a drive. I came across a...

so I just came in from a drive. I came across a dirt road and decided this would be a good trainer. it was primarily pea gravel, and I must say it was uncomfortable feeling the constant slipping. I...
Forum: Americas 03-23-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,367
Posted By JadeRider
thanks for the words of wisdom. my initial...

thanks for the words of wisdom. my initial intent was to make it to the Arctic circle and to say that I had made it to gates to the Arctic. from what you say, Wiseman will suffice.
since I am...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-21-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,089
Posted By JadeRider
have had both. like the hard ones. have helped...

have had both. like the hard ones. have helped when bike tips over and leg had been trapped under.
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