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Forum: Alaska 12-10-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,907
Posted By SEWERMAN
Great pictures. Thanks for sharing. Love the old...

Great pictures. Thanks for sharing. Love the old bikes pre gortex, gps, sensors and computer chips. Pretty cool seeing portage pre/post quake.
Forum: Alaska 11-26-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,907
Posted By SEWERMAN
I think you should put some synthetic ice in...

I think you should put some synthetic ice in there... Give customers someway to kill time and lower their blood sugar levels after all the coffee and doughnuts. Loser pays the bill.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,612
Posted By SEWERMAN
I dropped my 14' 1200 GSA on a fire road. Really...

I dropped my 14' 1200 GSA on a fire road. Really lame drop, was slowing down to wait up for my buddy, on a moderate decent and stalled the bike, went to put my foot down and could not stop the bikes...
Forum: Alaska 11-20-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,706
Posted By SEWERMAN
How about offering some wrenching classes so...

How about offering some wrenching classes so riders can fix their own problems an do their own maintenance. Classes taught by certified mechanics build confidence and trust in your shop and when...
Forum: Alaska 11-19-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,706
Posted By SEWERMAN
Since we seem to be talking about TMS now, (I...

Since we seem to be talking about TMS now, (I don't think we can single them out from the rest of the dealers in town) I'd like to add that I too have had my issues with them in the past but I'm...
Forum: Alaska 11-18-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,706
Posted By SEWERMAN
Start treating every customer like they are your...

Start treating every customer like they are your all time favorite customer... Just listen to what their needs are, you don't have to be obnoxiously friendly or have s bunch of "canned" responses....
Forum: Alaska 11-12-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By SEWERMAN
Awesome. Can't wait for the movie. When is the...

Awesome. Can't wait for the movie. When is the premier and do I need to bring my own glass?
Forum: Alaska 10-16-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By SEWERMAN
Thanks all. Made it to Phoenix, bike fired up in...

Thanks all. Made it to Phoenix, bike fired up in less than a second and I'm off to explore Sedona area. I managed to find temp storage through a coworker who has family here. I apreciate the help. I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-14-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 174
Posted By SEWERMAN
Bike Storage Recommendations?

I've got a bike stored in the Phoenix area and the storage facility that I am using is closing down. I'm not very familiar with Phoenix so I was hoping some locals could help me out and give me some...
Forum: Alaska 10-14-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By SEWERMAN
Phoenix AZ, Storage?

Looking for some local help for a distant problem. I've got a bike stored in Phoenix AZ and the gentleman who owns the bike storage facility that I have been using has passed away, his wife is...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-07-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By SEWERMAN
Newbie to Sedona- Need to Ride

I've got 2 days in Sedona and need to ride some off pavement trails/roads. I will be solo so I don't want to get into the crazy shit, just want to enjoy the scene and get of the grid. Will be...
Forum: Alaska 09-29-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By SEWERMAN
Nice ride

That looks like a cool ride, will have to put that on the list for next year I think.

I had a great time riding Petersville, stellar day. To bad I had to cut out at the end. I wish I had a real...
Forum: The Garage 07-03-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,479
Posted By SEWERMAN
Hey thanks for the link. I would like to put on...

Hey thanks for the link. I would like to put on some kind of fork boot but there is a history of overheating problems with the 650's when boots are used...blocks to much airflow to the radiator or...
Forum: The Garage 07-02-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,479
Posted By SEWERMAN
Leak Proof Fork Seals-Any Info?

I'm replacing my fork seals-again on my 650 Dakar, I was told about "Leak Proof Seals" I don't have any knowledge on this brand....I'd like to hear if anyone can give props to these or if I should...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,389
Posted By SEWERMAN
New Tire for 2014 GSA

So I have a whopping 1100 miles on my once new TKC 80's and it's about shot. I'm looking to put a new rear on and wanted to purchase a K60 Scout but what I've been told is that they won't fit on a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-21-2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,920
Posted By SEWERMAN
Thanks. Looks Like South Sound wins by 1 vote. I...

Thanks. Looks Like South Sound wins by 1 vote. I give them a call.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-21-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By SEWERMAN
About 150$/day. Looks like there's not much...

About 150$/day.
Looks like there's not much riding to do by the lack of suggestions.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-19-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,920
Posted By SEWERMAN
Advice on BMW Dealerships

I need a good recommendation for a BMW dealership in WA or OR, preferably around the Seattle area but not necessarily limited to that. I'll be purchasing a bike from out of state and I'd like to find...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-19-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By SEWERMAN
Need Itinerary Advice for 10 Day Trip

Ill be flying to LA from Alaska and renting a 1200GS for 10 days end of Febuary through March, I need some local advice. I'm interested in the "must rides" for a bigger bike. I've done some limited...
Forum: Alaska 10-09-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,737
Posted By SEWERMAN
So here is the bomb; I want a new 2014 GSA. I...

So here is the bomb; I want a new 2014 GSA. I didn't know that you could buy local and have it delivered to another dealership, does the other dealership have a charge for that i wonder? I'd like to...
Forum: Alaska 10-09-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,737
Posted By SEWERMAN
Actually I'm thinking of spending someone eleses...

Actually I'm thinking of spending someone eleses money if there is anyone who wants to sponsor me :ear I can smile once in awhile for the camera and make a couple You Tube clips. I'm really...
Forum: Alaska 10-08-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,737
Posted By SEWERMAN
Question If you could....

If you could buy a new bike from any dealer in the US of A where would it be and why?
Forum: Alaska 08-11-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 33,554
Posted By SEWERMAN
Good By TKC-Hello Heidenau

I've ridden TKC's on my 650 Dakar for a very long time but I have to say I'm tired of putting a new rear tire on every season. I had a chance to ride on some K60's while in Death Valley last winter...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,142
Posted By SEWERMAN
All good stuff and makes sense now that I...

All good stuff and makes sense now that I consider the fork angle. It definitely feels like I'm trying to pull my CG forward especially on hills. I work with these suggestions and see what I can do.
Forum: The Garage 07-25-2013, 01:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 770
Posted By SEWERMAN
Tear in Tube

I got a flat a pulled out the rear tube- it had a tear/split about 3" long right in the centerline of the tube running longitudinally. I could not find any significant tire damage and felt around...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,142
Posted By SEWERMAN
Thanks but this site does not seem to simulate a...

Thanks but this site does not seem to simulate a standing position on the bike...unless I'm just missing it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,142
Posted By SEWERMAN
Exactly, I had to keep my knees more bent than...

Exactly, I had to keep my knees more bent than usual and it felt like a was squatting on my bike rather than being able to stand tall and get over my front wheel when climbing. Anyway I can simulate...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,142
Posted By SEWERMAN
Standing Up-Getting the Ergo's Right

I put 25mm risers on my bike over the winter knowing that my stock bar height was not elevated high enough, I'm 5'11' riding a 650 Dakar, I just got back from a Prudhoe Bay trip and I had to play...
Forum: Alaska 07-18-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,969
Posted By SEWERMAN
I'll look out for you

I'm leaving Friday for Deadhorse, unfortunately I'm riding solo on a 650 Dakar with fly rode on board. Good to know there will be some folks heading up around the same time. I'll probably be a day...
Forum: Alaska 04-02-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 33,554
Posted By SEWERMAN
K60 experience

I've run TKC exclusively on my bike and love them so I may be a little bias but..

I was riding this past winter in Death Valley for a week on a 1200 GSA and had a terrible time with the front tire...
Forum: Alaska 02-06-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 912
Posted By SEWERMAN
:clap Awesome! Thanks Mark. I'm going to...

:clap Awesome! Thanks Mark. I'm going to contact these guys and see what I can set up. I'll take a thumper over a hog any day! And guess I won't need that extra insurance coverage on the rental...
Forum: Alaska 02-06-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 912
Posted By SEWERMAN
Hawaii Bike Rentals?

I notice Hawaii is not included in any of the regional forums...SInce so many Alaskans seem to venture to HI I'm wondering if anyone can help me get my mid-winter riding fix on the Big Island? Any...
Forum: Alaska 09-18-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 11,075
Posted By SEWERMAN
I'll add to this...

So I was about to post a new thread asking for some advice and came across this thread:

I have no experience with Trail End so I can't say a thing about them but I've had plenty of experience with...
Forum: Alaska 04-01-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 35,326
Posted By SEWERMAN
1. Copy these instructions along with the most...

1. Copy these instructions along with the most current list of names.
2. Hit "New Reply" button (no, not the "quote" button).
3. Paste your copy.
4. Add the next number and your name; each member...
Forum: Alaska 09-30-2009, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By SEWERMAN
Thanks Charlie: It looks like I might be able to...

Thanks Charlie: It looks like I might be able to give the jacket to a friend of the owner who lives in Eagle River, if it doesn't work out I'll let you know.
Forum: Alaska 09-29-2009, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By SEWERMAN
Homer anyone?

I was wondering if anyone was riding to Homer this weekend and might be able to deliver a lost and found jacket to a rider who lives there?
Forum: Alaska 09-28-2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By SEWERMAN
The jacket found it's owner! Pretty cool.

The jacket found it's owner! Pretty cool.
Forum: Alaska 09-21-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By SEWERMAN
Wink Found on Road: Riders Jacket-Heated

I found a plug in heated jacket that someone must of lost off the back of their bike, if your that special someone than tell me something special about this jacket and where I might have found it and...
Forum: Alaska 06-24-2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By SEWERMAN
Thanks, good info. If it's blowin stink and/or...

Thanks, good info. If it's blowin stink and/or horizontal rain I may detour.
Forum: Alaska 06-24-2009, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By SEWERMAN
Eagle River to Deadhorse-Tonight.

Just wanted to give a "heads up" to any riders who are not going to Dawson this year. I'll be riding up to Deadhorse starting this evening and returning on Sunday, if anyone is heading up that way...
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