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Forum: The Garage 12-21-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 848
Posted By dfwscotty
Oh my gosh Jim! You showed a license plate on...

Oh my gosh Jim! You showed a license plate on the interwebz. The black helicopters will be there soon!

On a lighter note when I replaced the deck wood on my utility trailer I just picked up a...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-14-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 687
Posted By dfwscotty
Make it interesting. There and back in 2...

Make it interesting.

There and back in 2 days.

No excuses.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-07-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,081
Posted By dfwscotty
Met him for the first and only time recently at a...

Met him for the first and only time recently at a moto meet in Mountain View Ark. Good guy and a helluva a guitar player. Sat around the campfire while he took requests.

Ride on Jay.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-30-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By dfwscotty
Don't forget that Cycle Center of Denton handles...

Don't forget that Cycle Center of Denton handles BMW now as well. Still a drive if you usually go to Ft. Worth BMW but less traffic to deal with than heading to Plano. They just recently expanded...
Forum: The Garage 11-30-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 803
Posted By dfwscotty
I've wanted to do the same in my garage but just...

I've wanted to do the same in my garage but just on the walls here and there with moto logos and such but hadn't found a worthy projector yet. A few weeks ago the wife and I came across a garage...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-11-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By dfwscotty
Welcome to the asylum! Keep an eye out for...

Welcome to the asylum!

Keep an eye out for the occasional local meet and greets in your area.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 407,576
Posted By dfwscotty
Nice score Mattomoto! Looking at your pics I...

Nice score Mattomoto!

Looking at your pics I see rubber brake lines. Unless you have something else urgent to buy you need to replace those with stainless brake lines. Not a matter of "if" they...
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 338,377
Posted By dfwscotty
Good to see someone who used their Connie as an...

Good to see someone who used their Connie as an adventure bike and not afraid to get it dirty!

Nice pic!
Forum: The Garage 10-22-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,172
Posted By dfwscotty
Don't do so many calculations that you don't...

Don't do so many calculations that you don't realize the tanker at the station stirring up the crap in the bottom of the tank sending it to your bike.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-20-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,226
Posted By dfwscotty
He got it out.

He got it out.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,314
Posted By dfwscotty
I've never been in that big of a hurry.

I've never been in that big of a hurry.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,225
Posted By dfwscotty
Match a socket with the same outer diameter edge...

Match a socket with the same outer diameter edge of the glass. Gently tap into place. Before removing the old one pay attention to how deep the glass sets into the block.
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,396
Posted By dfwscotty
I've read enough threads in here about...

I've read enough threads in here about waterproofness. I believe it's out there but Im a cheapskate and with my budget I don't feel bad getting a little bit wet as long as I'm not miserable on the...
Forum: The Garage 10-14-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By dfwscotty
I used a sharpie on my black connie.

I used a sharpie on my black connie.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By dfwscotty
Had heard a rumor of that a while back. They...

Had heard a rumor of that a while back. They were expanding their showroom and had also heard it was for more used bikes. They have a few BMWs on the floor but still working to get it online.
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 338,377
Posted By dfwscotty
Picked up a new rear PR3 at my local dealer...

Picked up a new rear PR3 at my local dealer today. Was fortunate they had it in stock. Not that I was in a hurry for it. I usually buy online and the last time I took my wheels in to be changed...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,196
Posted By dfwscotty
Your pump for those years only runs when the ABS...

Your pump for those years only runs when the ABS is activated with a wheel lock up. The lights are the only things in the system that activated when the key is turned on.

How old is your battery?...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-09-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,781
Posted By dfwscotty
Have you taken the basic rider course? I...

Have you taken the basic rider course?

I wasn't a total riding idiot but it really helped me with some bad habits I had along with better handling tips.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,060
Posted By dfwscotty
Denton area here roper, congrats on the new bike....

Denton area here roper, congrats on the new bike.

A touchy throttle means you need to ride more! A good few days of riding and you wont even think about it.

I have an 1100GS and added the...
Forum: The Garage 10-09-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,032
Posted By dfwscotty
You'll have to speak up, I can't hear you over my...

You'll have to speak up, I can't hear you over my runflats.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-07-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By dfwscotty
Head north up into New Mexico to Cloudcroft and...

Head north up into New Mexico to Cloudcroft and Ruidoso. Although not as pretty you could head towards Carlsbad and stop by Guadalupe National Park or Carlsbad Caverns. Makes a nice big loop.
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 338,377
Posted By dfwscotty
I consider mine a gentle giant. Plenty of...

I consider mine a gentle giant. Plenty of power/torque there when you need it but not crazy-like.

I tell people for a fast tourer like this one the most hazardous part of riding it is when it's...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 828
Posted By dfwscotty
Keep an eye out in beemerboneyard. They have...

Keep an eye out in beemerboneyard. They have used ones pop up every so often. I bought one on there just to make the speedo work and it was not the correct ratio and shows a few miles high.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,334
Posted By dfwscotty
Black on black here baby! Living on the edge!

Black on black here baby!
Living on the edge!
Forum: The Garage 09-30-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,055
Posted By dfwscotty
Take off and sandblast and powdercoat from...

Take off and sandblast and powdercoat from space....only way to be sure.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By dfwscotty
Keep an eye out on www.beemerboneyard.com or on...

Keep an eye out on www.beemerboneyard.com or on ebay. Beemerboneyard will advertise parts that they may not have but will probably get it soon. Contact them to let them know that you are looking...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-20-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By dfwscotty
Fort Davis is another good day trip as well. ...

Fort Davis is another good day trip as well.

Gonna take a lot of slabbing to get there and as previously reported there is practically nothing for dirt. Kind of ironic for that area of the state.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-14-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 828
Posted By dfwscotty
Skip Big Spring and stay in Abilene. No awesome...

Skip Big Spring and stay in Abilene. No awesome oasis but they do have a state park. Lots more selection of places to eat as well. Good enough for a night's stay.

...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By dfwscotty
Either one works but you have one of the best...

Either one works but you have one of the best years GS already. Everyone knows the '98/'99s are the best. Keep the 1100 and borrow someone's 1150 to try out.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,042
Posted By dfwscotty
Great score! Good looking bike!

Great score!

Good looking bike!
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,615
Posted By dfwscotty
I swap my Airhawk back and forth between my...

I swap my Airhawk back and forth between my 1100GS and my Connie.

I see lots of negative reviews here on the Airhawk and I think that I had the wrong impression of how to use it when I got it. ...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-02-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 28,055
Posted By dfwscotty
Ahhh...man after my own heart!

Ahhh...man after my own heart!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By dfwscotty
When my '99's HES failed I would get the fuel...

When my '99's HES failed I would get the fuel pump prime, it would crank but not start. I pulled the one allen wrench screw out of the injector retainer and cranked it while aiming the injector at a...
Forum: The Garage 09-02-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,940
Posted By dfwscotty
I run it in my string trimmer, 40:1, no problems...

I run it in my string trimmer, 40:1, no problems after going through several cans. I get about 3 fillups per can. Only premix tool I run. Nice not to have to stop at one store for bottles of oil...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,696
Posted By dfwscotty
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-24-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 12,008
Posted By dfwscotty
No.

No.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,562
Posted By dfwscotty
One clean machine! Nice find!

One clean machine! Nice find!
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 338,377
Posted By dfwscotty
Hey Dutch, with it lowered does it take more...

Hey Dutch, with it lowered does it take more oomph to get it up onto the center stand?
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,013
Posted By dfwscotty
As expected, great stuff LS. Another target...

As expected, great stuff LS.

Another target for my future trips.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-04-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,021
Posted By dfwscotty
This is one of my future ride projects, I browse...

This is one of my future ride projects, I browse over it occasionally plotting and planning with no timeline set yet.

Check Google for the "great river road". Each state has maps of their routes...
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