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Forum: Equipment 09-03-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,610
Posted By bkshovel
I too have used the Etymotics but I found them...

I too have used the Etymotics but I found them uncomfortable especially if left in for long periods of time. The left side quit working after about 6 months use. They quit in the middle of a month...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 1,303,476
Posted By bkshovel
I think we're just going to wander around...

I think we're just going to wander around according to how we feel instead of cover ground for the sake of ticking off countries and kilometers.[/QUOTE]


I love it!! Making miles just to make...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,173
Posted By bkshovel
Thanks Bobby. That's a big help. I guess I really...

Thanks Bobby. That's a big help. I guess I really didn't know how to search. I've never had any luck using ADVs search and never thought about Google.

...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,173
Posted By bkshovel
Really. My search must have missed all 205 times...

Really. My search must have missed all 205 times is was ask. But as usual some good hearted souls on ADV humored me and answered it one more time and thanks to each and every one of them . Sorry you...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,173
Posted By bkshovel
Thanks for all the input. I had a 07 GS which I...

Thanks for all the input. I had a 07 GS which I just sold and am seriously regretting it but since I already crossed that bridge I thought I might go with a GSA for extended range. I'm in my mid 60s...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,173
Posted By bkshovel
GSA verse GS

I know the GSA has a bigger gas tank and a higher seat height but other than that what are the differences? Is it the same frame? Same engine tune? Same gearing? Will a GSA gas tank fit on a GS? I've...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 320
Posted By bkshovel
computer controled shocks on GSAs

Are the computer controlled shocks on a 2012 GSA rebuildable? I lookin to buy a GSA that has the computer controlled suspenders and I'm short and will want to lower the bike so the shock would need...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By bkshovel
Yes I know 12.5 is way low and I think that's the...

Yes I know 12.5 is way low and I think that's the problem I hooked up a 2 amp charger and that brought all the lights back on. I guess I need to get to town and get a battery.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By bkshovel
electic gremlin on a 2007gs

Bikes been sitting most of the winter with a battery tender on it and has been started a couple times, no problem. I went in last night and hit the start button and lost all power. Nothing. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 54,518
Posted By bkshovel
I wonder what this means?? I just heard on the...

I wonder what this means?? I just heard on the radio that BIg Brother is investigating gas leaks on BMW motorcycles. I feel much better knowing that.:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 357,306
Posted By bkshovel
I had it explained to me one time that some...

I had it explained to me one time that some people have wrenches in their toolboxes and some have a check book in theirs. I have tools in mine and the guys with check books in theirs sometimes make...
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 37,855
Posted By bkshovel
Laugh I'm late but I'm in. I'm only 64 but I've got all...

I'm late but I'm in. I'm only 64 but I've got all your problems and some more issues but I manage to spend around 2 months on the road every summer and I don't do motels, I camp. Sometimes Aleve,...
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 357,306
Posted By bkshovel
Shoot, it's as much fun watchin him head for home...

Shoot, it's as much fun watchin him head for home as it was watching him during the CB. Almost wish I wasn't leaving on a ride myself tomorrow but I'll take my netbook so I can check on him when ever...
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 357,306
Posted By bkshovel
It probably means he's camping for the night and...

It probably means he's camping for the night and going through DV in the morning since he seems to be stopped in a RV park. At least that's what I'd do. I just check the weather and it only got to...
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 357,306
Posted By bkshovel
It is a flathead. It's not a Scout I think it's a...

It is a flathead. It's not a Scout I think it's a Chief and I don't know what year it is, not being a Indian person and it not being original. My hat is off to him for taking it where he took it as...
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 357,306
Posted By bkshovel
What's all the whinin about Death Valley. I rode...

What's all the whinin about Death Valley. I rode through there about a month ago and it wasn't that bad. 107 as I recall but I was through by noon. It was 104 when I camped at Lake Mead the day...
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 357,306
Posted By bkshovel
You got plenty people tellin you how to get...

You got plenty people tellin you how to get across Death Valley so I'll just keep quite. When you get east like into New Mexico Highway 64 across northern New Mexico is real pretty and not as high as...
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 357,306
Posted By bkshovel
You know what they say about not being able to...

You know what they say about not being able to take a joke? You probably didn't like oakland all the well either (:>))
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 357,306
Posted By bkshovel
:clap

:clap
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 357,306
Posted By bkshovel
It's almost be a crime to ride though this area...

It's almost be a crime to ride though this area without stoppin once in a while to enjoy the country. Last time I was in that area I took over 1000 pix in 3 weeks :D
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 357,306
Posted By bkshovel
Or pitch a tent in the Walmart parking lot...

Or pitch a tent in the Walmart parking lot amoungest the motor homes spending the night:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 357,306
Posted By bkshovel
The only "cheap" camping I've found in California...

The only "cheap" camping I've found in California had been National parks and that is real cheap if you have a senior pass. Look and see if there is a national forest or park close by. One hangup is...
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 357,306
Posted By bkshovel
Really a work of art.

Really a work of art.
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 357,306
Posted By bkshovel
Kinda looks like he's on I-90 and I doubt that's...

Kinda looks like he's on I-90 and I doubt that's the route. Well maybe he can catch some ZZZZ if he's in a truck after working all night.
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 357,306
Posted By bkshovel
Doug's on the move. Does anyone know if he's...

Doug's on the move. Does anyone know if he's under his own power or still on the trailer? Last I heard from Doug he still had issues with the rear jug.
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 357,306
Posted By bkshovel
I'm guessin he's much more interested in the...

I'm guessin he's much more interested in the parts that are coming and the machine shop he has access to. With the machine shop and some work he could even fix the bottom end but it'll take a little...
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 357,306
Posted By bkshovel
The pounding is what worries me. If the pin got...

The pounding is what worries me. If the pin got into the wall it had to go through the aluminum retainer which as JK from Zipper said is probobly caused by a bottom end problem and that is a BIG...
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 357,306
Posted By bkshovel
Just about any aluminum will work. It's all...

Just about any aluminum will work. It's all softer than the iron of the cylinder. I usually use 6061 as it machines nice and is easy to get. The most important part is probably allowing enough but...
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 357,306
Posted By bkshovel
There's a super nice state park campground just...

There's a super nice state park campground just outside the city limits of Anamosa but it's on the other side of town from the action at P&Js.
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 357,306
Posted By bkshovel
So what does this do to Doug's Cannonball run? Is...

So what does this do to Doug's Cannonball run? Is he out? Can he go ahead and do the run? For fun?? Crummy deal.:cry
Does anyone know how #24, Kelly Modlin, is doing? He's on a 29 Harley with a...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 357,306
Posted By bkshovel
Easy on them gloves. Some of us in Kansas use em...

Easy on them gloves. Some of us in Kansas use em too. Course I've always had Southern leanings. :D
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 357,306
Posted By bkshovel
Thanks. It appears he's on the move again. GO...

Thanks. It appears he's on the move again. GO Doug!!
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 357,306
Posted By bkshovel
spot tracker

I don't want to highjack this but how can I track his spot transmitter?
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 33,883
Posted By bkshovel
Hey Superduty, I finally got to start reading...

Hey Superduty, I finally got to start reading your RR. Great job, love the pix too. Might have to change my mind and do Alaska one day . Look forward to the rest of the RR.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,662
Posted By bkshovel
Jim, if you haven't already done it, maybe a DVD...

Jim, if you haven't already done it, maybe a DVD on the proper way to remove the canister and related plumbing? Having lived over on Orange Crush for a few years, I think there is a thread on...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,066
Posted By bkshovel
weights

I've used solid core lead solder wrapped around the spokes for 50 years and it's seemed to work for me. When they came out with these cast wheels I started using stick on weights on them but I still...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,913
Posted By bkshovel
Here are a couple links that will give you some...

Here are a couple links that will give you some lite reading on oil and all things related to it. One is written by a engineer that spent a considerable amount of time looking for the right oil for...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 990
Posted By bkshovel
Sooo, The 1200 is different than the 1100 and...

Sooo, The 1200 is different than the 1100 and 1150 on the final drive lube?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 990
Posted By bkshovel
Sorry to ask some simple questions but my shop...

Sorry to ask some simple questions but my shop manual hasn't shown up yet.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 990
Posted By bkshovel
Thanks for the info. It is a 1200GS. New to me 07...

Thanks for the info. It is a 1200GS. New to me 07 with just a tic over 24000. I think I'll go with the 75-90 for both. How much does the tranny hold? Does anyone have a recommdation for a oil...
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