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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-29-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,909
Posted By lucky_strike
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 148,636
Posted By lucky_strike
Shinko convert

2002 r1150gs. TKC front. Shinko 705 reAr. Aggressive off-road rider.
Aggressive street rider. I also run 85mph hwy loaded. 3 rears to 1 front.

I have recently tried the Shinko 805 ($98) at half...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7,195
Views: 1,362,533
Posted By lucky_strike
Added a BMW technician....

Added a BMW technician. http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/18/c19ad283a12e5a7126508c1f1797fd76.jpg


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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-16-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 31,146
Views: 2,523,916
Posted By lucky_strike
Oh. I see now. Here's the thing. Those are the...

Oh. I see now. Here's the thing. Those are the MOST dangerous roads I have ever Riden on. That many riders in that area...someone will get really hurt. It's awesome out there but seriously I don't...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-16-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 31,146
Views: 2,523,916
Posted By lucky_strike
When is BYOB ? And where Sent from my...

When is BYOB ? And where


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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-12-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By lucky_strike
I'll see if I can get one

I'll see if I can get one
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-12-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By lucky_strike
Couple questions about roads

Coming from Colorado Springs, is 20 going to engineers pass a dirt road ?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By lucky_strike
Thanks Jim. Where have u been hiding?

Thanks Jim. Where have u been hiding?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By lucky_strike
This is also great info. Thank you. I was going...

This is also great info. Thank you. I was going to replace the u joint soon anyways
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By lucky_strike
Great thank you. This is the information I was...

Great thank you. This is the information I was looking for. I'm a welder by trade. I have an idea for an adjustable side stand I'm working on. Thank you
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-08-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By lucky_strike
Need a spot in Colorado spring

Hey yall. A buddy and I are going to take a trip to Colorado and could really use a spot to park a truck and trailer in Colorado spring for 5 days. Can anyone help us out please
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By lucky_strike
I wasn't aware of a different driveshaft. part...

I wasn't aware of a different driveshaft. part numbers are the same..???
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By lucky_strike
who has raised there R1150GS

I am sending in my ohlins shocks this week to be serviced. resprung and rebuilt. after talking to ohlins last week I decided to raise mine to adventure height. has any body done this that can give...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-26-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,909
Posted By lucky_strike
been a while since I added anything, but better...

been a while since I added anything, but better late than never

...
Forum: Regional Forums 04-27-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,561
Posted By lucky_strike
I'm in. Especially if there is dirt involved in...

I'm in. Especially if there is dirt involved in the equation.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By lucky_strike
I'll trade my 2 up regular GS seat for an...

I'll trade my 2 up regular GS seat for an adventure seat swap
Forum: Photos 04-04-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 130,418
Posted By lucky_strike
Dam

Dam. I love my bike. I love ky back roads. I love the fact that all of the work I did on her over the winter is paying off. The bike feels so much tighter now. I love getting that front wheel off the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,485
Posted By lucky_strike
I wonder how bad for the environment it was when...

I wonder how bad for the environment it was when Jaba the hut froze Han solo in carbonite. Or if the millennium falcon has a cat
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,485
Posted By lucky_strike
I took my cat off. No cat is better than a...

I took my cat off. No cat is better than a clogged cat. Even for the west coasts environment. Rip it off. Let it breath. Run the shit out of it. Hit some trails. Cross the creeks. Fill up with fuel....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,613
Posted By lucky_strike
Why would you want knobbies if you ride mostly on...

Why would you want knobbies if you ride mostly on road. ???
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,147
Posted By lucky_strike
Going out to try now.

Going out to try now.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,147
Posted By lucky_strike
Great information man. It really outlined how to...

Great information man. It really outlined how to adjust. Instead of everything else. I also have a theory about aftermarket shock shit talkers. ... They clearly have never ridden on a set
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,661
Posted By lucky_strike
No. (short answer)

No. (short answer)
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,147
Posted By lucky_strike
funny how the simplest diagrams can often be the...

funny how the simplest diagrams can often be the best.

thanks this explains a lot. I had unknowingly set this almost all the way "down"
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,147
Posted By lucky_strike
so looking from the top of the shock downward...I...

so looking from the top of the shock downward...I turn the dial clockwise to firm it up? and counter clockwise to soften it?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,147
Posted By lucky_strike
not my bike, but the picture clearly shows the...

not my bike, but the picture clearly shows the dial at the bottom of the rear shock in which I originally started this thread for. so just to clear this up. what is its purpose




...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,147
Posted By lucky_strike
my Ohlins information on servicing of the shocks...

my Ohlins information on servicing of the shocks for an 1150 at 30k came from Ohlins in N.C.

My information for servicing the factory came a very repuatable shop in north GA. weather or not he...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,661
Posted By lucky_strike
that's pretty original for sure.....ide like to...

that's pretty original for sure.....ide like to hear back from you on what happened on deep water crossings. any fears of the water from a creek pooling up inside of there and "suffocating" the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,147
Posted By lucky_strike
I was referring to rider weight. I wasn't very...

I was referring to rider weight. I wasn't very clear on my previous post.

all I know is Ohlins asked my weight and how I ride the bike. ill leave all the math and engineering up to them. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,147
Posted By lucky_strike
10k miles until service?!?!? ohlins...

10k miles until service?!?!?

ohlins recommends 30-40 k depending on riding style. fyi bmw recommends factories to be serviced every 30k.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,661
Posted By lucky_strike
I also was thinking this same while I was...

I also was thinking this same while I was building it. I think if I had my mig working at the time I may have attempted it. its all stainless so prebent mandrell pieces of tubing would nice to use. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,795
Posted By lucky_strike
gut the cat, gut the muffler. pack muffler with...

gut the cat, gut the muffler. pack muffler with steel wool. bike sounds amazing and runs much cooler.


http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1013675

p.s. I used a SS rod and a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,147
Posted By lucky_strike
were you able to replace the spring yourself. im...

were you able to replace the spring yourself. im more than sufficient with mechanical know how. im thinking a 235 spring would be great !
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,147
Posted By lucky_strike
Thanks. How do I find where the factory setting...

Thanks. How do I find where the factory setting is. ?

I called Ohlins a month ago and asked some basic questions. They were set up for a 185 lbs rider. Im200lbs. They say everything is the same...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,147
Posted By lucky_strike
r1150gs ohlins

so recently I installed front and rear ohlins on the bike and hot dam.....what a difference !!!! I couldn't believe how much of a difference it made. so the rear is a bit "squishy" feeling or soft....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7,195
Views: 1,362,533
Posted By lucky_strike
Can chain tensioner Ohlins installed Pelican...

Can chain tensioner
Ohlins installed
Pelican rear top box installed
Custom aluminum rack installed
Oil change
Rubber isolater pads on skid plate replaced
Rear brakes


Phew
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-12-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,041
Posted By lucky_strike
California hwy 1 questions

Hwy all,

I'm working on a plan for a 10 day ride along hwy 1 south to north. Where's a good starting point? How long will it take to travel? Good spots to stop and pick at the local life? ...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By lucky_strike
Nevermin ... im am idiot

Nevermin ... im am idiot
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By lucky_strike
1150 cam chain upgrade?

So. ... am I missing something here. I'm in the middle of doing the cam chain upgrade , I got the washer the sleeve and the piston. The old spring does not fit in the new parts. Is that because I...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 719
Posted By lucky_strike
What information will they need from me when I...

What information will they need from me when I call them? Or do they already know the specs?
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