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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 06:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 437
Posted By Wallowa
Probably The Solenoid

TMGS

Where was this wire connection on the bike? Just in case I run into the same issue...:D

Phil
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:53 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 50,167
Posted By Wallowa
Cool2 Who Is That?

That is not me! "This is not my house...stop making sense!"

That skid plate was found on the ground; guy in pic is returning it!

This is a total Photoshop fraud!

Probably an extra plate that...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 01:16 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 50,167
Posted By Wallowa
Oh, You Corruptor Of Old Men!

A pox on you! If ride one I would probably buy one before the grin was gone!

Yup, picking up my GSA is at best sketchy and downhill, forget it.

As for the skid plate on my luggage...that...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 11:51 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 50,167
Posted By Wallowa
No Arguement

No arguments from me...I ride my tires at 41 psi rear and 37 psi front [TKCs] on a bike that is about 600 lbs with fuel and bags. I ride almost 100% off road. So just for me bent rims are not an...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:27 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 50,167
Posted By Wallowa
Thanks

Sorry if my question was confusing. I was asking how much $$$ it costs to put on the additional items deemed needed for a new 690R to make it "right". I know that is subjective and some never...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-26-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,250
Posted By Wallowa
Wink Ahhhhh..

Don't stick your neck out again!

Phil

[Heal up Doc; stay in the fight..:wink:]
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 50,167
Posted By Wallowa
Questions

First one: How much cost are we talking about for these add on items? What other mods are you thinking about?

Second: Hate to ask this, shows my ignorance, but are the tires tubeless?
...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,302
Posted By Wallowa
Cool2 Just Me...But Screw Liability To Save A Life.

My last shot at this.

#1 Saving the victim's life is the number one priority.

#2 Play what if and plan for the LCD, Lowest Common Denominator, in any accident that means doing what is needed to...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,302
Posted By Wallowa
From...

Taken from "Wilderness Medical Associates" field guide. Great training and very pragmatic. They "cut to the chase".

Phil
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,302
Posted By Wallowa
Laugh Good Discussion

Amen to that; experience is not just the best teacher, but the real teacher.

Couple of thoughts.

Yes, the EMT/Wilderness First Responder/Ski Patrol exams and hoops you are made to jump...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-20-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,193
Posted By Wallowa
Not Certain If You Are..

Joke on OWB? Opposite of IWB. WB = waistband.

But hey you folks knew that...

Phil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-20-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 511,006
Posted By Wallowa
Perhaps But...

True that...but I don't post photos...

So all is good.

Phil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-19-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,193
Posted By Wallowa
Talking Ouch!

Hey if it works for you...then go for it...but damn that looks uncomfortable!:D

Phil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-19-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,193
Posted By Wallowa
Tank Bag

Tank Bag = easy access...carried with you on stops...no chance of focusing the force of a trauma into your body; soft tissue or bone....landing on a firearm is the same as landing on a rock....I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-18-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,193
Posted By Wallowa
Ahhhhhh

Not exactly sure where you are going with this question.

If you carry a firearm "off the beaten path" it is for protection and not the time to learn how to use it.

Just my silly way of...
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 800
Posted By Wallowa
Wicked Easy...

Easy...Bro..:brow

Where is the "Sugar"?

They read the post, as I have done, and simply feel the best way to keep your hands warm are heated grips..on my GSA the grips are more than...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-17-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 511,006
Posted By Wallowa
Hmmmm

410? [Or 12]...I know, I know..no double guesses
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,302
Posted By Wallowa
Eek Wow...Hope That Was A Joke..

Here we have a joke expression when someone does something that requires professional expertise and training but they don't have such training: "But I did stay at a Holiday Inn"....meaning they were...
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,302
Posted By Wallowa
No Tourniquet? Mistake.

Just my observations and not meant to conflict with the opinions of others.

I do not want to start a belly bumping thread on tourniquets, but like everything else in a first responder kit you deal...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,911
Posted By Wallowa
120 Seconds?

We are not lifting a bike upright, but recovering one not on the roadway...you know like in a ditch..2 mins? Not in my world.

Phil
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,911
Posted By Wallowa
This Is Old News..Discussed Before

This winch is old news...but was has not been mentioned, unless I missed it, and why I did not even consider it...the bike must be running to power the winch or your battery will be drained below...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,883
Posted By Wallowa
Not Either Or

Just a comment...the clavicle is one of the most commonly broken bones...easy to fracture with direct impact and it is exposed.

Here is the big danger...the subclavian arteries [under...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-28-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,250
Posted By Wallowa
Hmmmm....I Should Have..

Damn, I wish I had not 'discarded' all my route cards! Could have held them upside down and motored on!:wink:

Thanks Ron for your efforts!

Phil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-27-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,676
Posted By Wallowa
Laugh Good One...Square Hit!

Ah, perhaps losing a loose mirror? Spelling is not my forte and obviously proof reading isn't either...:lol3

Phil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-27-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,205
Posted By Wallowa
Hmmm...Is It..

OK...on public property is it against the law to shoot one of these? Or just club it to death....

Phil

OSU...wildlife "study"?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-26-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,205
Posted By Wallowa
Post A Camera Picture?

Hey can someone post a picture of one of these cameras actually in place near a trail/road?

Need to have a positive ID....:evil

Thanks ..Phil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,676
Posted By Wallowa
Check This For Real Rides

I use AltRider bars, but in my opinion that the video with the guy riding on soft dirt is a joke....losing the OEM mirrors [windscreen next] is a given...honestly his two drops were nothing...no...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 39,569
Posted By Wallowa
Laugh Amen

Spot on for both counts. When dealing with outside information or service; "trust with verification" makes sense. And giving you due praise; your DVDs do help inform the bike owners not just how to...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 39,569
Posted By Wallowa
Hmmmmm....Really?

Hmmm. This seems to be aimed at minimizing the potential danger if there is a failure. "Severity" is extremely high for such a failure and should not be "discounted". Perhaps you intended to say...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-26-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By Wallowa
TKCs Are Tubless...But

When I removed my OEM Battlewings, tubeless, they had very stiff sidewalls and were a bitch to break the bead on...but not to remove...TKCs, my only brand of tire now, while stiff and tubeless are...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,309
Posted By Wallowa
Thumb Good On Ya!

Yup..."Wunderlich" coined the word "farkle" and they are way over priced.
Sadly most things made for BMWs are over priced. But that is the way of the world...:wink:

Phil
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 39,569
Posted By Wallowa
"Highly Unlikely"?

Jim your knowledge on BMWs far surpasses my merger experiential basic understanding.

BUT betting your life on supposition of probability, while it is common to just roll the dice, begs the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,641
Posted By Wallowa
Minor "Point"

Guys [and Gals]...I see some imaginative deflectors being constructed to reduce excessive heat getting to the rider..

Cautionary "Point"....those neat looking shields [not all but some] could...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,309
Posted By Wallowa
Air Pump

Internal combustion engines are merely air pumps...unless you run at much higher RPMs than stock or have greatly increase the displacement [cylinder volumes] simply "tuning" should not require moving...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-23-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,728
Posted By Wallowa
Good On Ya!

Congratulations!

Phil
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,309
Posted By Wallowa
Intake Horn/Snorkel ?

Do you mean intake horn/snorkel? What leads you to believe you need this modification?

Thanks,

Phil
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,031
Posted By Wallowa
Why Running Hot?

Not wishing to go off topic...but bikes of my vintage, '07, [Hexheads] had throttle issues; stumbles-jerking on slow speed accel, that were and are attributed to an excessively lean mixture...since I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-22-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 511,006
Posted By Wallowa
You Guys Are Great!

Great view indeed; thanks...

But "Hash" rock and you use the code words of "cold beverage"...very clever!:D

Phil
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,031
Posted By Wallowa
And..

You leave your "unit" [car or bike] running during a stop; fixed post might be the exception...for obvious reasons.

Phil
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,031
Posted By Wallowa
Laugh Good Download!

Thanks for sharing that experience. Wonder why it stalled? A question I never asked is will our bike computers shutdown the motor at some max temp?

Did the motor suffer any damage that you could...
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