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Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 34,528
Posted By gary5410
I had a "scared the bejesus out of me...

I had a "scared the bejesus out of me tankslapper" at about 65 mph on my GSA just outside of Prudhoe Bay AK in 2008..... saved it by hitting the gas. That incident convinced me to buy a HP SS for my...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 34,528
Posted By gary5410
My 2004 1150 GS was also "rock steady". Big...

My 2004 1150 GS was also "rock steady". Big difference at speed with my 2007 GSA - added HP stabilizer - fixed. Better on pavement & heavy gravel! I have now moved on to my 2011 GSA and one of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 317,379
Posted By gary5410
I said that wrong.... It came on when I tried to...

I said that wrong.... It came on when I tried to restart!

....and the reason i never had the problem again may be due to the fact that I carried a spare key ring antenna!

Gary
Forum: The Garage 05-05-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By gary5410
Wiring an extra fusebox.

I wired in a fusebox. I decided to go with a cheap autoparts store fusebox rather than one of the fancier offerings that are out there. I did this on my last two GS Adventures and never had a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 317,379
Posted By gary5410
I had "EWS" in Utah on my 2007 Adventure in 2008...

I had "EWS" in Utah on my 2007 Adventure in 2008 and it was intermittent. The next day it started and then came back with "EWS" again when I shut off again. I believe I got it started two more times...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-02-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 7,195
Views: 2,407,858
Posted By gary5410
LABRADOR! ...

LABRADOR!

http://gary5410.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Goose-Bay-Rideabout-10/i-Rd7xFwg/0/L/DSCN1842-L.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-29-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 554,498
Posted By gary5410
Must be a flying squirrel! ;-)

Must be a flying squirrel! ;-)
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6,044
Views: 1,290,780
Posted By gary5410
Thinking of selling.....

What are these G450 X's selling for these days?
Is there a market for them? :huh
I just don't ride it. :waysad

Gary
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By gary5410
R80 G/S tall riders - mods?

I have a 1981 R80 G/S with a PD tank and the short seat. I am planning my 1st extended trip on the old G/S this summer. My knees don't fit in the pockets of the PD tank and if I slide back to get...
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 42,936
Posted By gary5410
Stock Paris Dakar tank vs HPN tank

I have the large metal PD tank & my legs are too long to ride comfortably with my knees in the pocket of the tank. Is the HPN tank better for taller riders or is the issue the same? :huh
Gary
Forum: Airheads 02-05-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2,814
Views: 513,225
Posted By gary5410
And the G450 X uses the same lens! ...... and...

And the G450 X uses the same lens! ...... and most are taken off and small LED that comes with the 450 is put on. So ... they are on the shelf of most 450 owners. Mine is on my R80 G/S! :D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-04-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 216,305
Posted By gary5410
New plate for my R80 G/S to match my R1200 GSA! ...

New plate for my R80 G/S to match my R1200 GSA!
http://gary5410.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/1981-R80-GS-found-in-Texas-13/i-zfNWCZG/0/L/IMG_2740-L.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 10-13-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 42,936
Posted By gary5410
Do you have a pic of the other side? Did you have...

Do you have a pic of the other side? Did you have to modify the brake location?
I have these pegs but have not used yet.
Gary
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 80,956
Posted By gary5410
Thanks!!

Thanks!!
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 80,956
Posted By gary5410
Risers?

hardwaregrrl - It looks like you have ROX risers on your R80 - did you put them on? did you have to get longer cables or lengthen wires????? :huh
Gary
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,589
Posted By gary5410
Thanks! :lol3

Thanks! :lol3
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,589
Posted By gary5410
I'm looking for these by SWT - but I can't find...

I'm looking for these by SWT - but I can't find them.
Who is SWT? :huh
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/12/04/y5a3ybeh.jpg
Gary
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 42,936
Posted By gary5410
Swt?

Who is SWT? I can't find them! :huh

Gary
Forum: Airheads 04-04-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,589
Posted By gary5410
R80 G/S Lower pegs & bar risers?

I am trying to get more comfortable while standing on my 1981 R80 G/S. Does anyone have a good setup they would recommend? I am 6'1" 34" inseam. :huh
Gary
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 918
Views: 177,074
Posted By gary5410
I know where there is a new unpainted (primered)...

I know where there is a new unpainted (primered) one for sale ...... :deal
Forum: Airheads 03-17-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 918
Views: 177,074
Posted By gary5410
Extras....................!:clap Even got the...

Extras....................!:clap Even got the jacket! No tach, but it does have the clock and voltmeter.
...
Forum: Airheads 03-15-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 918
Views: 177,074
Posted By gary5410
Just picked up my 2nd R80 G/S ...:clap.......

Just picked up my 2nd R80 G/S ...:clap.... serial # 2107 an early one! Came with extras...... 2nd small tank, single seat w/rack, bags etc.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-11-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3,780
Views: 834,037
Posted By gary5410
Route 50 across Nevada - The Loneliest Road in...

Route 50 across Nevada - The Loneliest Road in America

http://gary5410.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Yellowknife-Rideabout-12/i-rXH5sPp/0/L/IMG_6397-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 03-06-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 979
Posted By gary5410
The bridge was supposed to be finished before...

The bridge was supposed to be finished before winter. ...... ?? Ferry should be over .... we talked to the couple that worked the ferry and lived nearby. They said they needed to find other work in...
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 979
Posted By gary5410
Yellowknife Rideabout '12

This picture was the motivation for riding to Yellowknife in the Northwest Territories in Canada from Pennsylvania. When I saw it and learned of its history in Old Yellowknife, I just had to go there...
Forum: Vendors 03-04-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 21,485
Posted By gary5410
Ordered! :lol3

Ordered! :lol3
Forum: Airheads 02-23-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 918
Views: 177,074
Posted By gary5410
Mine was built in 3/81 according to...... ...

Mine was built in 3/81 according to......

http://www.bmbikes.co.uk/chassispages/enginechassis800.htm :deal

FYI - I believe the official introduction of the R80 G/S was as a 1981 model in...
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 918
Views: 177,074
Posted By gary5410
"G/S - 1981. 30 years older than my 2011 R1200 GS...

"G/S - 1981. 30 years older than my 2011 R1200 GS Adventure!" :lol3

Close enough for me!
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 918
Views: 177,074
Posted By gary5410
Finally rode the new girl home! Sweeeeeeeeet!...

Finally rode the new girl home! Sweeeeeeeeet! Whooooohooooo! My 1st time on an R80 G/S ....... I like ...... we will get along just fine! This is the 1st year of the G/S - 1981. 30 years older than...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-14-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 216,305
Posted By gary5410
My riding buddy & I have twins! :huh On the...

My riding buddy & I have twins! :huh
On the ferry on the way to Yellowknife, NWT. :lol3
We may have been one of the last ferry rides ..... bridge almost complete in late July 2012 :cry
...
Forum: Airheads 02-08-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 918
Views: 177,074
Posted By gary5410
Found mine at a dealer in Texas ...... The...

Found mine at a dealer in Texas ...... The shipper picked her up today and she is headed my way! :deal
1981 R80 G/S #2619...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4,748
Views: 1,630,263
Posted By gary5410
Nachtflug, You wanted the fairer sex and here...

Nachtflug,
You wanted the fairer sex and here she is enjoying our ride back from Yellowknife! ......and she was a cheerleader when I started dating her when she was a sophomore in high school in...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4,748
Views: 1,630,263
Posted By gary5410
Very nice! :clap

Very nice! :clap
Forum: Airheads 12-31-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 42,936
Posted By gary5410
Good Stuff! :D I want one! :clap

Good Stuff! :D

I want one! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4,748
Views: 1,630,263
Posted By gary5410
Does my 2011 suck?

Nachtflug- What da ya think???? :huh

http://gary5410.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Yellowknife-Rideabout-12/i-S3HKZwj/0/L/IMG_2786-L.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3,540
Views: 698,732
Posted By gary5410
I was told the Husky "crown" was actually a gun...

I was told the Husky "crown" was actually a gun sight with the barrel end....... ??? :huh ...... and that came from the time in the past when they made guns????

Apparently so ..... from...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,219,001
Posted By gary5410
From my recent ride to Yellowknife, NWT! ...

From my recent ride to Yellowknife, NWT!

http://gary5410.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/My-Rides/i-2Fpxb6L/0/L/IMG2786-L.jpg...
Forum: Vendors 08-23-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 21,485
Posted By gary5410
That's awesome! :clap ........OK...where's...

That's awesome! :clap

........OK...where's my RED one???
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 19,947
Posted By gary5410
Here it is!

http://gary5410.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Mac-Pac/i-ghBFJ6G/0/L/Husq-TR650-Terra-L.jpg (http://gary5410.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Mac-Pac/16955074_tzmvHz#!i=1964554262&k=ghBFJ6G&lb=1&s=A)
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,394
Posted By gary5410
Just installed this waterproof Datel Volt Meter!...

Just installed this waterproof Datel Volt Meter! :D
I mounted it in the dark area below gauges so you only really see the numbers. The mount and gauge are more visible due to the flash!
...
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