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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-26-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9,374
Views: 527,106
Posted By SloDon
This is a tag thread? :hide

This is a tag thread?




:hide
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-13-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,014
Posted By SloDon
:rofl Just got back from Texas and...

:rofl

Just got back from Texas and Mexico.......ooooh and a few Starbucks along the way!

I need to make a local rally and catch up with you guys!

Glad you guys had a good time..........ride...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-13-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3,962
Views: 921,430
Posted By SloDon
We came up 118 heading to Alpine. IMHO no bad...

We came up 118 heading to Alpine. IMHO no bad roads down that way.......I will be back!

See you are just over in NC.........we have probably crossed "roads" somewhere! :ricky:ricky:ricky
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-11-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,014
Posted By SloDon
Man.......you still ride? :D

Man.......you still ride? :D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-11-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3,962
Views: 921,430
Posted By SloDon
Yup! Went last month........second time there and...

Yup! Went last month........second time there and love it!

It is quite different than the relative lush forest and vegetation we have in the Appalachian area where I live.

First is 385 the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-10-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3,962
Views: 921,430
Posted By SloDon
http://i918.photobucket.com/albums/ad25/slooodon/A...

http://i918.photobucket.com/albums/ad25/slooodon/April%20Texas%20Trip%202015/Texas%202015%20050.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-10-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3,962
Views: 921,430
Posted By SloDon
http://i918.photobucket.com/albums/ad25/slooodon/A...

http://i918.photobucket.com/albums/ad25/slooodon/April%20Texas%20Trip%202015/Texas%202015%20079.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3,376
Views: 1,147,297
Posted By SloDon
Travelin'

http://i918.photobucket.com/albums/ad25/slooodon/April%20Texas%20Trip%202015/Texas%202015%20044.jpg





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Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 23,630
Posted By SloDon
Ditto on the welcome back! Looking forward...

Ditto on the welcome back!

Looking forward to following along........I have been watching the project developement with interest.

Also enjoyed your posts/insights during the Dakar coverage.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,786
Posted By SloDon
GPR also makes a "top" mount stabilizer setup....

GPR also makes a "top" mount stabilizer setup. One reseller is ADVDesign. I have been looking at it to put on my 2012 as would like to have access to the adjustment controls without getting off the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,960
Posted By SloDon
http://www.sierrabmwonline.com/product_info.php/bm...

http://www.sierrabmwonline.com/product_info.php/bmw-motorcycles-travel-half-cover-covers-71602-212-202-204-p-1657

This works really well, the large size covers side cases and top box and it...
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 42,306
Posted By SloDon
Not exactly in your neighborhood but spent a few...

Not exactly in your neighborhood but spent a few days in Kerrville then ran down to Terlingua and spent several days in the big bend area two weeks ago.

Yup! Awesome big bike dualsportin'! :clap
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,006
Posted By SloDon
:thumb for helping the him out Jim! This...

:thumb for helping the him out Jim!

This place is great!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-09-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 31,105
Views: 2,492,953
Posted By SloDon
Aren't friends great! :lol3

Aren't friends great! :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-09-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 31,105
Views: 2,492,953
Posted By SloDon
Dan Sorry to hear about your knee. Here's to...

Dan

Sorry to hear about your knee. Here's to a quick recovery!

I also want to be the first to offer to do a shake down run on the new 650 ADV ......... :D

SloDon
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,843
Posted By SloDon
There is a fair amount of dirt between those two...

There is a fair amount of dirt between those two destinations and many others........difficult to ride two bikes at the same to to them.

I guess I could trailer my dirt bike behind my...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,843
Posted By SloDon
Not just initial reviews........I have gone thru...

Not just initial reviews........I have gone thru 6 rears and 4 fronts. Ridden them from Key West to Red Lodge thru all kinds of weather and roads condition, pavement to dirt.

For a traveling and...
Forum: Racing 02-25-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,773
Posted By SloDon
The "little creep in the 11 car" I love it! Not a...

The "little creep in the 11 car" I love it! Not a Denny fan I see. Same here.

"Spin and win" Danny Sullivan! Great race......

Back to cup......Brad and Joey always had what it takes but your...
Forum: Racing 02-22-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,773
Posted By SloDon
I agree......what Roger has done with both of his...

I agree......what Roger has done with both of his "reclaimation" projects has been impressive.

Brad and Joey are both doing very well with Penske.

I am a big Penske fan.
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 42,306
Posted By SloDon
SOG You wear out the rear 805 yet? How...

SOG

You wear out the rear 805 yet?

How many miles?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-18-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 32,665
Posted By SloDon
Curious.....why not try the 804 up front? I...

Curious.....why not try the 804 up front?

I happy to see you liked the 805 on the back..........the price on these is great right now.

I plan on trying a set next on my GS. Running a K60 rear...
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 42,306
Posted By SloDon
2k........I'm optimistic.

2k........I'm optimistic.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,168
Posted By SloDon
Thanks everyone!

Thanks everyone!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-25-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,168
Posted By SloDon
I am thinking about these.......did you just...

I am thinking about these.......did you just remove the factory fogs and mount these in their place?

Then just plug in to the factory fog plugs and mount the rheostat?

Pics?

Thanks in...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 386,830
Posted By SloDon
Congrats! Hopefully the weather and your work...

Congrats! Hopefully the weather and your work schedule allow you to but some more miles on her!

I am sure the wait wil be worth it.........

:ricky:ricky:ricky
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,317
Posted By SloDon
Congrats! Enjoy!

Congrats!

Enjoy!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-27-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9,374
Views: 527,106
Posted By SloDon
Ditto

Ditto
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,413
Posted By SloDon
The cold weather brings them inside............

The cold weather brings them inside............
Forum: Old's Cool 10-17-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 30,850
Posted By SloDon
2014 Fall Old School Rally

Don't know much about this rally......but I am going to crash.......

Al Tuna can be my character witness......

If I owe any fees someone let me know......

BTW.......my bike is no longer...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-10-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 10,615
Posted By SloDon
Just got back from Barber. Headed over this...

Just got back from Barber. Headed over this am..........wondered thru the swap meet area.......watched some of the practice sessions from the Ace Cafe area........and from the hill to the west of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,388
Posted By SloDon
KB It was done by a local performance / dyno...

KB
It was done by a local performance / dyno shop experienced with the Power Commander, Akrapovic and boxer motor combination.

As they had done several prior I assume they used that data as a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,698
Posted By SloDon
Yup! He wound up going wide! :rofl

Yup! He wound up going wide! :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,698
Posted By SloDon
Now this one MAY have been staged...........five...

Now this one MAY have been staged...........five knees draggin' in rural NC......



http://i918.photobucket.com/albums/ad25/slooodon/leanangle.jpg


Win, Steve, Jim, Don and Paul.......livin'...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,388
Posted By SloDon
I understand your skepticism. Unfortunately...

I understand your skepticism.

Unfortunately for this discussion the results for the modifications on my bike won't help because it also had a PCV installed and custom mapping.......so how much is...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,166
Posted By SloDon
I replaced the rubber washers with thicker ones...

I replaced the rubber washers with thicker ones between the mudsling and the stock inner fender. This had the effect of increasing the "angle" of the lower portion......it still cleared the shock and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,698
Posted By SloDon
I wanna throw in with Wallowa.........cause I...

I wanna throw in with Wallowa.........cause I wish I was that good! :ricky:ricky:ricky
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,388
Posted By SloDon
I am surprised no one has commentated on this...

I am surprised no one has commentated on this post..........

Less weight, check.

Same Db level, check.

Increased HP, check.

Do you all feel this is incorrect?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,397
Posted By SloDon
My experience also........two of us ran out west...

My experience also........two of us ran out west from Atlanta in July. 5800 mile trip, highs in Kansas of 107 lows in Montana of 31 and sleet/spitting snow, twisties, dirt passes, interstate, rural...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,397
Posted By SloDon
Only on the first set and only on the front. ...

Only on the first set and only on the front.

I clean the rim and haven't had the problem since the first set.

I believe they changed the bead slightly on later versions.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,397
Posted By SloDon
Been thru 5 sets on two different GSA's. As...

Been thru 5 sets on two different GSA's.

As long as you realize they are 50/50 tires and not track rubber you will be fine.

Here on the east side of the country they are a good all around...
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