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Forum: Old's Cool 07-19-2005, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,513
Posted By asandiego
Thanks for the input The oils I'm using are...

Thanks for the input
The oils I'm using are GoldenSpectro reccomended by AMS racing, who I bought it from, they seem to have lots of experience with vintage MXers.

The book says 25:1, but I...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-18-2005, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,513
Posted By asandiego
Vintage motocross Gas mixture

I've had a rebuilt 1972 450 Husqvarna sitting in my garage for a about a year and I feel it's time to get it running. It's been a while since I've ran a vintage MXer and I had a couple of questions....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2005, 02:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,488
Posted By asandiego
Yes, 800 miles on tarmac, then onto dirt, and...

Yes, 800 miles on tarmac, then onto dirt, and back out again. The GS adventure almost never lets me down. I just have to be aware of my limitations when it comes to off-road (you can't expect a...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-06-2005, 04:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,388
Posted By asandiego
www.amsracing.com in ARIZONA

Got wheel bearings and many other parts from these guys for my 1972 Husky 450WR, very reputable
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2005, 12:52 AM
Replies: 6,380
Views: 1,278,002
Posted By asandiego
old dependable

78' R80/7 with R100 jugs, dual disc front and hannigan fairing, as dependable as my 04' adventure maybe even more.

http://www.asaNdiego.com/img/Bikes/bmw1/bmw1_quart.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2005, 11:29 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,378
Posted By asandiego
Miles

In agreement with the majority, the average BMW owner will ride their bike long distances INSTEAD of weekend jaunts riding twisties or opening up at 130mph these tasks are for Suzuki, Honda or...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2005, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By asandiego
White Rim Panoramic

Just put this shot together after my trip to Moab with artboy

http://www.asaNdiego.com/img/Moab/Whiterimhoriz.html

trip report:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=81077
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2005, 12:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 879
Posted By asandiego
I can't believe I missed that massive shoe tree,...

I can't believe I missed that massive shoe tree, it pretty much sticks out like a sore thumb in the middle of nowhere. :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2005, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 879
Posted By asandiego
I guess at 100mph I missed the shoe tree. :eek1

I guess at 100mph I missed the shoe tree. :eek1
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-25-2005, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,895
Posted By asandiego
I'm from Brooklyn

Where in NYC are you from I lived in Brooklyn Heights for 15 years before moving out to SF. Hope to make it back to the East coast soon, even though the riding season is endless out here.

About...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2005, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 879
Posted By asandiego
SF/Moab 5 day roundtrip

Fri. (5/20) San Francisco to Price, UT
Left at 5am via I-80 through Sacremento and Lake Tahoe a bit foggy with a bit of rain through the mountains, which is quickly dried by desert heat on Route 50...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-25-2005, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,895
Posted By asandiego
Thumb Just got back yesterday

I just got back yesterday (5/24) from Moab. My buddy and I did the entire White Rim Road on GS1150, His had TKC's and mine actually had Anakees (not the best choice, but certainly do-able) both...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2005, 12:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,533
Posted By asandiego
Decided ti go with Starmate, bought it today, $99...

Decided ti go with Starmate, bought it today, $99 including car mount which works with hardly any modification. I mounted the ram on my hand guard bolt.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2005, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 864
Posted By asandiego
I had the same problem, BMW will replace them,...

I had the same problem, BMW will replace them, but yes I to agree that the plastic hinges are weak, I put a sandwich and a 40oz. beer bottle and the f@#*er snapped, I researched the company that made...
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2005, 02:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,533
Posted By asandiego
By the way I've decided to go with starmate...

By the way I've decided to go with starmate instead of the xact, I saw the actual unit yesterday, and I'd have to put on reading glasses to see the display, much less see it while I'm tooling at...
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2005, 02:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,533
Posted By asandiego
About long trips, how is the reception does it...

About long trips, how is the reception does it fade out at any spots? Does it get stations in the middle of nowhere (i.e. desert, forest trails, etc.)
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2005, 01:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,533
Posted By asandiego
NEW Sirius X-Act Satellite Radio Kit

Has anyone tried out the Sirius X-Act Satellite Radio Kit yet from Kuriyakyn USA? Thinkin of getting one. ANy opinions?

Link to product:
http://www.kuryakyn.com/products.asp?bn=All&ci=3356
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2005, 03:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,435
Posted By asandiego
Well you can't avoid the backfire, even after...

Well you can't avoid the backfire, even after flawlessly sealing the openings with exhaust gasket sealer. But with the Remus exhaust can instead of stock the back fire becomes a muffled backfire...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2005, 10:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 449
Posted By asandiego
BMW Tourguard Jacket, WASHABLE?

I have a BMW Tourguard Jacket for a year now and I think it's time to wash it. Dealer reccomends this kit for about $50 which is basically Soap vegetable oil and alcohol then they tell you to throw...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2005, 04:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,267
Posted By asandiego
Cool

SInce no one was responding I actually made solo plans for fire roads in Carnegie OHV. But definitely nice to ride with some new people, I'll do Carnegie another weekend unless you wanna go.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2005, 04:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,267
Posted By asandiego
Cool

SInce no one was responding I actually made solo plans for fire roads in Carnegie OHV. But definitely nice to ride with some new people, I'll do Carnegie another weekend unless you wanna go.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2005, 12:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,267
Posted By asandiego
How bout Santa Cruz on Saturday

Looks like Saturday will be clear. Are you or any other Bay Area guys up for a ride to Santa Cruz, Via Skyline or 9. :nod
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2005, 01:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,786
Posted By asandiego
I agree

I don't mean to come down on the dealer. Giving me the part off the showroom was actually a very stand up thing to do, a nice compensation to the exceedingly high price for this clip.

He actually...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2005, 01:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,786
Posted By asandiego
I actually use to the high prices of motorcycle...

I actually use to the high prices of motorcycle parts, I've had a BMW for years as well as a Ducati. But I found this specific item to be over the top.

Sincerely,

The NOOB :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2005, 01:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,786
Posted By asandiego
Solution

Do you mean the latches or hinges. If you mean the hinges, I've had that same problem. Cheap plastic that snaps if you open case lids too far.
New ones from the dealer $30 for each hinge.

My...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2005, 12:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,786
Posted By asandiego
I can't F@#*ing believe the prices of BMW parts

Went to the dealer this morning to buy the tiny plastic clip that holds luggage racks up on a 04' GSA. I couldn't believe they wanted $21.00 plus tax (EACH!) for this 2 inch piece of black plastic. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2005, 11:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,267
Posted By asandiego
Got some plans

I have to look at houses on Sunday so I can't, and unfortunately Saturday is showing rain (?) maybe. But if it clears up on Saturday, I would be up for Santa Cruz.

Let me know if Saturday is a...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2005, 03:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,267
Posted By asandiego
Welcome

I'm in San Mateo
Last time I rode off-road was probably 2 years ago through Arizona Desert. I probably wouldn't jump into any single tracks right away. So I would definitely be up for something...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2005, 02:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,267
Posted By asandiego
Cool, when's the next ride. As I have to make...

Cool, when's the next ride. As I have to make arrangements, got a wife and son and all. Or what time is best to stop by Dogpatch?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2005, 02:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,267
Posted By asandiego
Do you still have a dual sport? Doesn't have to...

Do you still have a dual sport? Doesn't have to be a GS
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2005, 12:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,267
Posted By asandiego
To all interested

I was thinking more of an off-road ride, like the motorcycle park off 101 just pass San Jose or maybe Old Coast Road pass Monterey (a bit farther) but can certainly be a day trip

Maybe on a Sat....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2005, 03:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,267
Posted By asandiego
Any Bay area GS riders

I'm a GS rider out of San Francisco. Just wondering if there are any fellow Bayarea GS riders interested in cruising out to some Desert or OHV trails in the sorrounding area. Nothing to organized. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-25-2005, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 439
Posted By asandiego
Motorcycle County Park

Has anyone in the bay area tried the Motorcycle County Park off 101. How is it? And is it decent riding for a day trip out of San Francisco.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2005, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 882
Posted By asandiego
I was told that putting a K&N on a new Adventure...

I was told that putting a K&N on a new Adventure will mess up the air flow configuration on the bike.

It may have something to do with the sensor on top of the air box.

I just don't see how...
Forum: Airheads 01-10-2005, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6,380
Views: 1,278,002
Posted By asandiego
BMW Rig

1978 R/80/7. R100 Jugs. Dual Disc and Hannigan Fairing
http://www.asaNdiego.com/img/Bikes/bmw1/bmw1_quart.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 01-10-2005, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8,059
Views: 3,140,609
Posted By asandiego
BMW Commuter

Her is my 78' BMW 80/7. Hannigan Fairing, with R100 Jugs and dual disc. She is always dependable, even with a brand new GSA aroung I still ride her half the time....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2005, 11:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,835
Posted By asandiego
Yes it happens all the time. Usually the...

Yes it happens all the time. Usually the solution to the problem is the most obvious. At my 6000 mile tune, I forgot to put the new plugs in. And per your suggestion, sure enough it was as simple...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2005, 11:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,835
Posted By asandiego
No Dyno, but I ride my bike everyday, and I...

No Dyno, but I ride my bike everyday, and I surely notice definitely more torque through bottom end and mid range from about 3000 to 5500 rpm.

If there is no actual increase in horsepower then...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2005, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,835
Posted By asandiego
oops

Sorry, I meant the throttle cables.

The backfire I can live with

And I will check the plugs

The carbs are synched

How do you like the remus, lifts the front wheels at take off, kinda...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2005, 10:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,835
Posted By asandiego
Thanks for the info. Yes the procedure above is...

Thanks for the info. Yes the procedure above is what I did except I disconnected the battery instead of removing the fuse. And I checked the Motronic plug in the fuse box only to find I didn't...
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