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Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 849
Posted By trailrider71us
Howzit

So, how is it?
Pics?

Sean
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 7,439
Views: 1,182,229
Posted By trailrider71us
Shock

[/QUOTE] Difficult question as we all ride differently but I would like to hear some feed back from others about the reliability of the other options out there[/QUOTE]


I am running an Ohlins and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7,439
Views: 1,182,229
Posted By trailrider71us
tires

I would not hesitate to use TKC-80s . Good in all conditions, Use em a lot,
get 3-4k miles on the rears.
Sean
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 7,439
Views: 1,182,229
Posted By trailrider71us
Dirty Idle sensor

The main reason the throttle body and idle sensor get dirty is the PCV dumps :puke1 into the airbox. This oily mist plugs everything up w/n 5-10000 miles requiring a reclean. The alternative is to...
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,653
Posted By trailrider71us
pegs, shifter and risers

I used the HPN lowering and rearward pegs and this shift lever: http://www.bmw2valve.com/motorcycle/C-5/8500169.html (http://www.bmw2valve.com/motorcycle/C-5/8500169.html)

I also used the bar...
Forum: Ride reports 12-25-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,551
Posted By trailrider71us
Go650X

Good ride report. Reminds me of my 013 COBDR trip.
Gotta love the Xchallenges.:clap
Sean
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7,439
Views: 1,182,229
Posted By trailrider71us
Spare Fuel pump

Maybe this is 205,so what.
Has anyone used this fuel pump on their G650X?
Thought it would be a nice spare in the tool roll.
A lot cheaper than the OEM pump.
Sean
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Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 1,983,364
Posted By trailrider71us
screen

http://www.wunderlichamerica.com/motorcycle/HP2E/8110130.html
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 1,983,364
Posted By trailrider71us
Amen

Amen on the no Gizmo crap! BMW does not build a bike w/o at least ABS.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 1,983,364
Posted By trailrider71us
Wierd pics.

OK Lucinda-
"Weird stuff keeps happening on this trip. I'll post a photo series if wanted"

Please post some of those weird pics. You are great photographer.
Thanks-Sean
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 1,983,364
Posted By trailrider71us
Hot stuff

I put the BMW stuff on mine, It replaces both handgrip assemblies including the controls connected to the handgrips. This gives you a factory On/Off switch. It is a really nice setup, works really...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 35,647
Posted By trailrider71us
In

Rode the COBDR and UTBDR solo last year. Good time was had by all.
Sean
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-17-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,515
Posted By trailrider71us
on my way

Going on the R80G/S. It is a pretty good time and alot of good riding in the area.
Sean
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 07-07-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,243
Sticky: TetS
Views: 114,900
Posted By trailrider71us
Aok

Chip- Got it!
Thanks-Sean
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 07-07-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1,464
Sticky: Tet
Views: 145,911
Posted By trailrider71us
Got it

Chip-Got the stuff.:evil
Thanks-Sean
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-06-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 661
Posted By trailrider71us
Visiting Washington D.C.

Was thinking of visiting DC and looking for some advice.
Tell me if my plan is dumb.
Was thinking of taking my truck camper with my Versa Haul on the receiver hitch and my G650X on it.
Was going...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 1,983,364
Posted By trailrider71us
More please

Please clutter,I'm really enjoying it.You are on a great trip and I like the pics.We are doing the fall harvest here in Wisconsin.It is nice to see someone having a wonderful trip while we are...
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,277
Posted By trailrider71us
R69s

There was a R69S on Ebay that was dissasembled (i.e.Basket case)
that sold for around $8500.
Another couple R60/2 I saw recently for $6K w/ a bad engine
another total basket for $3600 firm.
...
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,508
Posted By trailrider71us
Tkc 80

I like the TKC 80 the best on the R80.Good on the street,Even when wet.
Good off road in most conditions.It is a true all arounder.If you have a heavy hand you can wear the rear out sooner than...
Forum: Airheads 07-17-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,978
Posted By trailrider71us
congrats

That looks like a nice bike.At that price you have room to make some improvements and make it your own.
Good luck and have fun w/ your new GS.
Sean:evil
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,069
Posted By trailrider71us
Thanks East High,that is the one! Got any...

Thanks East High,that is the one!

Got any pics of your bikes ISDT?
Would love to see 'em.

Sean
Forum: Airheads 07-01-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,069
Posted By trailrider71us
HardwareGirl-That is the one I was looking...

HardwareGirl-That is the one I was looking for.Maybe it will turn up.
Nice pic drummer dude.
Sean
Forum: Airheads 06-30-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,069
Posted By trailrider71us
Knobbed on a 60/2

Thanks guys,Nice site Pokie.You've had some good adventures on the Pig.
Beater-I did find some pics of Datchews bike.That is a nice one.
Sean
Forum: Airheads 06-29-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,069
Posted By trailrider71us
/2 with Knobbies

Any one have a linky to any articles about the guys back country touring on the Earles fork bikes w/ Knobbies.
I know I must be weird to find that intriguing.:lol3

Thanks-Sean
Forum: Airheads 04-25-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,971
Posted By trailrider71us
Pm

PM sent on tach.

Sean
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,971
Posted By trailrider71us
Tach

If you do part it I would be interested in the Tach if it has one and works.
I see it has that or the clock mounted.
Sean
Forum: Airheads 11-26-2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,271
Posted By trailrider71us
Thanks

Thanks for the input,I guess maybe I'll try one of the Siebenrocks.My seat pan is kinda rough
and I would get a new pan with one of those.
Sean
Forum: Airheads 11-24-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,271
Posted By trailrider71us
Corbin seat for an R80G/S-Opinions

What are your thoughts on the Corbin seat for an R80G/S?
My seat is kinda in tough shape including the pan,looking for something to replace it
for dual sport riding.The wife also rides with me...
Forum: Vendors 07-12-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 32,626
Posted By trailrider71us
MEto

I would also take a set.
Sean
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-25-2012, 05:34 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 27,044
Posted By trailrider71us
Cool2 R80g/s

The bike that started it all is still one of the best.The 81-87 BMW R80G/S.
I bought mine to try an airhead,and have been truly impressed.Under 400 Lbs dry,800cc aircooled twin,shaft drive
Easy to...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 1,983,364
Posted By trailrider71us
Thanks

Yes-Thank you I will put him in Favorites.
Sean
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 1,983,364
Posted By trailrider71us
Italy

Does any one have the website of the guy in Italy that makes the HP2 extras.
My wife wants to go for a ride and I remember he made some nice Passenger footpegs.
I've searched hi & lo and can not...
Forum: Airheads 05-27-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 46,447
Posted By trailrider71us
Wink nice

Nice bike.Every time I ride mine it reminds me of why it is one of the best all-a-rounders ever made.
Today I used mine to scout crops (corn and soybeans) and take the wife out to breakfast.
She...
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,341
Posted By trailrider71us
R80g/s

I bought an R80G/S last year to try one.Costs some bucks to get it sorted out but here is what I learned.
A R80G/S is a surprisingly good dual sport bike.Rode mine on the UPAT trail last summer.My...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 1,983,364
Posted By trailrider71us
That is a Jesse screen.No longer in production.I...

That is a Jesse screen.No longer in production.I found one on advrider used.
If you are tall all it does is blow buffeting air in your face.I added a Laminar lip to it
from my Buell Ulysses and it...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 15,405
Views: 1,685,930
Posted By trailrider71us
Pissed KLR engines

Government liquidation auctions is getting rid of a bunch of gas engines from the HDT diesel conversion bikes.
They are up for bid now and minimum bid is $150.They come w/ the frame...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-12-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,077
Posted By trailrider71us
Mo

No doubt MO has good riding and barbeque.You will also learn about chiggers,ticks,and ice storms.
Summers are hot and humid which makes for mild winters.
Nice rivers and rolling green country.Hwy...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-17-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 863
Posted By trailrider71us
Thanks

Thanks for the input and links.I will probably have them added.
Sean
Forum: Old's Cool 12-15-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 863
Posted By trailrider71us
R80G/S--Overdrive 5th worth it?

Just wondering if the 5% overdrive 5th gear is a good thing in the R80G/S.
Is it good for mileage?
Can the stock 800 pull the higher gear OK?
To big a jump between 4th and 5th?
Mostly use the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-05-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By trailrider71us
Stlewy

I think St Louis and Land between the lakes are great choices.You can visit the Arch,Mississipi waterfront,
http://www.themotomuseum.com/ and Triumph grill, http://supersmokers.com/
...
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