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Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2,524
Views: 417,483
Posted By JMforPres
+1 on the Positaps

+1 on the Positaps
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-17-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5,450
Views: 303,228
Posted By JMforPres
Wow!!

Wow!!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 995
Posted By JMforPres
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 79,496
Posted By JMforPres
I think you need to use a certified Bavarian...

I think you need to use a certified Bavarian Motor Works hammer to make that test real.

Jon
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,373
Posted By JMforPres
My 02 1150 running hard I got only 31 mpg and ran...

My 02 1150 running hard I got only 31 mpg and ran out after 188 miles. Luck was with me and I coasted downhill to a gas station.

Jon
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 41,275
Posted By JMforPres
Looking forward to the rest of the story. Be...

Looking forward to the rest of the story. Be sure to take notes.

Jon
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-02-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,423
Posted By JMforPres
Rain is part of riding. I have canceled camping...

Rain is part of riding. I have canceled camping trips due to rain but never a ride. Weather reports are often way wrong and the rain is not typically constant. Make sure you have great rain gear...
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 35,569
Posted By JMforPres
There may have been problems with the club, but...

There may have been problems with the club, but JC is killing it. We spend more time talking about accounting problems rather than fixing and riding airheads.

Jon
Forum: Airheads 04-25-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,285
Posted By JMforPres
:clap:clap

:clap:clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-23-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5,450
Views: 303,228
Posted By JMforPres
Yea, what he said!

Yea, what he said!
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3,373
Views: 935,816
Posted By JMforPres
Yea but they should be.

Yea but they should be.
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3,373
Views: 935,816
Posted By JMforPres
The ADV photo montage ...

The ADV photo montage

http://www.advrider.com
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,520
Posted By JMforPres
Wow, you were smart to stop riding it. Do you...

Wow, you were smart to stop riding it. Do you know which aftermarket shaft you had?

I have one from Guy Henderson that has many flawless miles on it.

Jon
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,269
Posted By JMforPres
Yea I meant and extra 10 miles per rotopax (the...

Yea I meant and extra 10 miles per rotopax (the extra 0.25 gal). So one 1.75 gal rotopax (really 2 gal) gets a total of 80 miles at 40 mpg. I plan on carrying two so my range is extended by about...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,269
Posted By JMforPres
Just found this link on the Rotopax website. ...

Just found this link on the Rotopax website.
http://rotopax.com/1.75-Gallon-Gasoline.html

The 1.75 gal pack will indeed hold 2 gal "if filled completely". So at 40 mpg you get 10 more miles per...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By JMforPres
Max BMW built a mid 70's R90s from all new parts...

Max BMW built a mid 70's R90s from all new parts bought through BMW. They had to get a few parts used (swingarm and frame I think).

Its one of the great things BMW does, support the older...
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,269
Posted By JMforPres
I am worried about the tank getting pressured due...

I am worried about the tank getting pressured due to temperature and elevation changes. I'll just have to stop and vent it every once and awhile. The Echo spots they are sold with apparently are...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-12-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5,450
Views: 303,228
Posted By JMforPres
Beautiful!

Beautiful!
Forum: Ride reports 04-12-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3,373
Views: 935,816
Posted By JMforPres
Way cool! :lurk

Way cool!

:lurk
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,269
Posted By JMforPres
That is interesting. Why don't they market it as...

That is interesting. Why don't they market it as 2 gal? Does the 2 gal model hold more than 2 gal?

Jon
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2,524
Views: 417,483
Posted By JMforPres
Glad you got it straightened out. Jon

Glad you got it straightened out.

Jon
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,269
Posted By JMforPres
Rotopax

I need to carry 3 gal of extra fuel on my 1150GS. I am going to carry either two 1.75 gal or one 3 gal rotopax mounted on a the plate behind the seat.

I was originally thinking that two would be...
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2,524
Views: 417,483
Posted By JMforPres
Check with the BMWsportouring forum...

Check with the BMWsportouring forum (http://bmwsporttouring.com). They have been real helpful to me.

Jon
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2,524
Views: 417,483
Posted By JMforPres
Could it be the interlocks, kickstand or clutch. ...

Could it be the interlocks, kickstand or clutch. They do turn off the fuel pump. Make sure your kickstand is up before trying to start.

Jon
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,482
Posted By JMforPres
good point about having the rider included. ...

good point about having the rider included. Should the rider be sitting or standing ......

I have an Airhead GS that I'll do the calc for when I get time. Having a table of numbers of various...
Forum: Airheads 04-05-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 197,379
Posted By JMforPres
Ya but the locomotive handles like it was on...

Ya but the locomotive handles like it was on rails.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,166
Posted By JMforPres
If the bike has quick disconnects, it may not. ...

If the bike has quick disconnects, it may not. Many of the early ones did not (like mine). When the pressurized fuel line was opened there was lots of fuel under pressure to contend with. Does the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,166
Posted By JMforPres
I believe they are talking about the fuel lines. ...

I believe they are talking about the fuel lines. When I put quick disconnects on my 02 they were under pressure even after sitting overnight.

Jon
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-29-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1,209
Views: 185,411
Posted By JMforPres
Is the transflective screen of the 590 difficult...

Is the transflective screen of the 590 difficult to see wearing polarized sunglasses? The 660 (TFT screen) is hard to see with polarized sunglasses on.

I spoke with Garmin this morning about this....
Forum: Airheads 03-28-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,265
Posted By JMforPres
Sell that beautiful bike and buy a cheaper...

Sell that beautiful bike and buy a cheaper cosmetically challenge one to fix up. Use the $$ earned from the white bike to obtain the needed bits for the cafe racer.

Jon
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-27-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By JMforPres
Ahhh, there is a Zumo 590 thread.......

Ahhh, there is a Zumo 590 thread.......
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-27-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By JMforPres
I spoke with Garmin this morning about this. The...

I spoke with Garmin this morning about this. The guy did not know the answer but consulted some other folks at Garmin. They came up with that 590 might be a bit better with polarized glasses than...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-26-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By JMforPres
Garmin 590 Transflective screen

Is the transflective screen of the 590 difficult to see wearing polarized sunglasses? The 660 (TFT screen) is hard to see with polarized sunglasses on.

Jon
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By JMforPres
Kisan is located in Colorado Springs Kisan...

Kisan is located in Colorado Springs

Kisan Electronics, Inc
3410 Fillmore Ridge Heights
Colorado Springs, CO 80907

719-226-0300

Don't know if they deal directly with the public tho.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 861
Posted By JMforPres
Wow, nice catch.

Wow, nice catch.
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 41,599
Posted By JMforPres
:clap:clap Wonderful looking bike! Good...

:clap:clap

Wonderful looking bike!

Good Luck!

Jon
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5,450
Views: 303,228
Posted By JMforPres
Thats why you always get her the slower bike.

Thats why you always get her the slower bike.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5,450
Views: 303,228
Posted By JMforPres
She likes to RIDE, Double Win here! Jon

She likes to RIDE, Double Win here!

Jon
Forum: Airheads 03-17-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,407
Posted By JMforPres
Yea it should work as long as your bike starts...

Yea it should work as long as your bike starts quickly. I assume the batteries have low amphrs Do you run high compression, this can cause trouble cranking over.

Just thought of this, add a...
Forum: Airheads 03-17-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,407
Posted By JMforPres
Ahh I see your point, I did not read the original...

Ahh I see your point, I did not read the original post carefully enough. You could put a kick start on it and use a very small battery.

Jon
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