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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 12:14 AM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 666,875
Posted By cyclebabble
Your sure keeping her clean! Glad your enjoying...

Your sure keeping her clean! Glad your enjoying the GS.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10,342
Views: 2,125,850
Posted By cyclebabble
Karoo 3

Karoo 3
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10,342
Views: 2,125,850
Posted By cyclebabble
The panniers are 11" wide, I don't know the...

The panniers are 11" wide, I don't know the overall width on the bike, I'll measure when I put them back on.

I used the SW Motech rack from Twisted Throttle.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-25-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,281
Posted By cyclebabble
Depending on how warm it is I might be able to...

Depending on how warm it is I might be able to make it over, or meet up if you ride to the Pigeon River. I'm on call 24/7 so if it's hot I have to stay close to home, HVAC service.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 18,700
Views: 7,467,842
Posted By cyclebabble
A few nights ago. ...

A few nights ago.

http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa86/Victorynorth/KTMSunsetOne.jpg

http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa86/Victorynorth/KTMSunsetPSOne.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10,342
Views: 2,125,850
Posted By cyclebabble
Installed the Trax panniers. Took it for a ride....

Installed the Trax panniers. Took it for a ride. :)

http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa86/Victorynorth/DSC00053.jpg

http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa86/Victorynorth/DSC00043.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-22-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1,565
Views: 256,108
Posted By cyclebabble
After the stormed rolled through tonight. ...

After the stormed rolled through tonight.

http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa86/Victorynorth/KTMSunsetPSOne.jpg

A little heavy handed processing on the next one, but I kind of like it.
...
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By cyclebabble
Mefoto Backpacker Travel Tripod. Very well made...

Mefoto Backpacker Travel Tripod. Very well made all metal construction folds down, will fit in my tank bag.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-30-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10,342
Views: 2,125,850
Posted By cyclebabble
Nope, I'm actually a HVAC contractor. Thanks for...

Nope, I'm actually a HVAC contractor. Thanks for the kind words though.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-29-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10,342
Views: 2,125,850
Posted By cyclebabble
Bought it, took it home, mounted GPS, and made a...

Bought it, took it home, mounted GPS, and made a short video reveal.

<object width="853" height="480"><param name="movie" value="//www.youtube.com/v/XoQaBZtemNU?version=3&amp;hl=en_US"></param><param...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-26-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 981
Views: 186,898
Posted By cyclebabble
Mackinac Bridge ...

Mackinac Bridge


http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa86/Victorynorth/WebResizedMackImage.jpg

http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa86/Victorynorth/BridgeFog.jpg
Forum: Americas 06-26-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,828
Posted By cyclebabble
I don't know, I did it on the FJR a couple of...

I don't know, I did it on the FJR a couple of years ago. As far as 76 when I turned into Colorado. Nebraska wasn't as bad as I thought it would be. Actually Eastern Colorado on 76 was the worst...
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 14,141
Posted By cyclebabble
I love mine, very comfortable and indeed...

I love mine, very comfortable and indeed waterproof.

But, one of the straps came off somewhere, I think when I went down in some deep sand. Talked to Brian at Atomic Moto and he said he would...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 23,710
Views: 3,977,791
Posted By cyclebabble
Nice, got me one too! Love this bike.

Nice, got me one too! Love this bike.
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,594
Posted By cyclebabble
Glad you found a tire, and a place to then change...

Glad you found a tire, and a place to then change it for you. Excellent pics, looking forward to more.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 666,875
Posted By cyclebabble
First time changing motorcycle tires, put TKC80s...

First time changing motorcycle tires, put TKC80s on the 1150. Figured I might as well learn sometime. 2 hours of profanity later and it's on, well the front anyway. Saving the rear for tomorrow.
...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-08-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,277
Posted By cyclebabble
Yes a hard wired connection with mount. Just...

Yes a hard wired connection with mount. Just installed one on my DRZ, works great so far.
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,014
Posted By cyclebabble
I stopped carrying my DSLR, in favor of a micro...

I stopped carrying my DSLR, in favor of a micro 4/3rds Panasonic GX7. It does okay.

I only have the 20mm 1.8 right now, need a good wide angle lens.

Thinking of getting the Sony RX100 III,...
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,199
Posted By cyclebabble
I am fairly new to dual sport riding, when I...

I am fairly new to dual sport riding, when I first took my GS off the pavement I would have a tendency to dog paddle or duck walk the bike through sandy or difficult sections. A few times my my foot...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-07-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 10,261
Posted By cyclebabble
That would be cool, would love to have a group up...

That would be cool, would love to have a group up here. Hope we can get together sometime this summer.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,047
Posted By cyclebabble
Thank you for all the replies. Most of these...

Thank you for all the replies. Most of these things I already knew, but needed a sounding board. Thanks again.

~Chris
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-07-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 876
Posted By cyclebabble
Cannonshot suggested these guys, pretty good...

Cannonshot suggested these guys, pretty good stuff. Wisconsin and Michigan trail maps for your Garmin GPS.

http://www.vvmapping.com/
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-06-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 10,261
Posted By cyclebabble
Hi all, I'm from the Gaylord area. Noob to...

Hi all,

I'm from the Gaylord area. Noob to dual sporting, but having a blast on my DRZ. Would love to meet riders in the area.

I also have a 1150GS, but since I bought the DRZ the GS has been...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-06-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 876
Posted By cyclebabble
I live in the Gaylord area, Northern Lower...

I live in the Gaylord area, Northern Lower Peninsula. I recently bought a DRZ400S, I had big plans to ride out West, maybe a Back Country Discovery Route. Had is the key word. I've been riding...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,047
Posted By cyclebabble
GSA or Dual Sport

Just looking for opinions. I know they are two entirely different machines.

I bought a 2003 1150 GSA in February. This is my first "dual sport". Once the weather cooperated I was out exploring...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-11-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 1,565
Views: 256,108
Posted By cyclebabble
Raco Airfield in the Upper Peninsula. ...

Raco Airfield in the Upper Peninsula.

http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa86/Victorynorth/RacoField.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-04-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 98,640
Posted By cyclebabble
http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa86/Victorynor...

http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa86/Victorynorth/C46E8DD4-DE69-43E3-88B5-DE52929F591A.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 437,663
Posted By cyclebabble
I hear that, my bike is in pieces in the garage...

I hear that, my bike is in pieces in the garage waiting for new a quick release fuel connector kit from Beemer Boneyard.

Nice looking ride you have.
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 964
Posted By cyclebabble
Sena SMH10, switched from Scala rider G4. Love...

Sena SMH10, switched from Scala rider G4. Love it.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By cyclebabble
2003 1150GSA Fuel Tank Question

Note: Found the parts at Beemer Boneyard, please disregard.


I had no intention of taking my fuel tank off tonight, I thought that I could lift it up just enough to be able to access the battery...
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 24,264
Posted By cyclebabble
I have an Audio Technica works great with the...

I have an Audio Technica works great with the drift, though a little unwieldy with the long cable and battery pack.

...
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,814
Posted By cyclebabble
I picked up a Panasonic GX7, with the 20mm 1.7,...

I picked up a Panasonic GX7, with the 20mm 1.7, not sold on the camera yet.
Chose it mainly on the ability to bracket up to 7 exposures. Where my 60D will only do 3. I am not sold on this camera...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 666,875
Posted By cyclebabble
Piggy fall down, and take nap. ...

Piggy fall down, and take nap.

http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa86/Victorynorth/Screenshot1.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-16-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3,967
Views: 540,122
Posted By cyclebabble
At the Mackinac Bridge last week. ...

At the Mackinac Bridge last week.

http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa86/Victorynorth/Bike-1.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-07-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2,145
Views: 1,044,844
Posted By cyclebabble
No, Hog Island is in the pic, it is just a little...

No, Hog Island is in the pic, it is just a little island. There is a state forest campground right on the mainland, you can swim to the island.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-06-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2,993
Views: 747,554
Posted By cyclebabble
At the Mighty Mac today. ...

At the Mighty Mac today.


http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa86/Victorynorth/RideTheWorld.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 437,663
Posted By cyclebabble
2nd ride on my new to me 2003 1150 GSA in...

2nd ride on my new to me 2003 1150 GSA in Northern Michigan.

http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa86/Victorynorth/GSASpringRide.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 666,875
Posted By cyclebabble
Went for the first ride on the 1150GSA. 34 day,...

Went for the first ride on the 1150GSA. 34 day, smiling ear to ear.

http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa86/Victorynorth/IMG_2433.jpg
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 825
Posted By cyclebabble
I bought the Alpinestar Toucans as well. Took...

I bought the Alpinestar Toucans as well. Took them for the first ride in 34 weather yesterday. Feet never got cold. My FirstGear TPG Escape pants fit right over them. They are stiff, but they...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 39,330
Posted By cyclebabble
Curious, what tripods you are using on your...

Curious, what tripods you are using on your trips? I have an induro that I find to big and heavy even in my vehicle.
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