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Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By jjjjjjay
Good point! Removing center stand could help....

Good point! Removing center stand could help. Interesting to think about how to document...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2015, 01:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By jjjjjjay
Raised Rider Foot Pegs

I wonder if anyone has ever tried to raise the footpegs?

Perhaps using either MFW Vario rider pegs or something similar?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,300
Posted By jjjjjjay
Glad someone kickstarted this post again... I...

Glad someone kickstarted this post again... I just read the entire thing, and it was a great way to start the day.

Perhaps it is possible to laugh, & for things to go OK? Shocking, just...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,173
Posted By jjjjjjay
Picard, I finally see what you mean on the race...

Picard, I finally see what you mean on the race attacks...

Think the 120/70 - 19 will fit the GS 110/80R19 rim?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,173
Posted By jjjjjjay
Thanks for all the feedback on the road...

Thanks for all the feedback on the road attacks... never had Conti's before, so would be cool to see what they are like.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,173
Posted By jjjjjjay
To be sure I understand, are you saying the...

To be sure I understand, are you saying the saying Race Attack and Road Attack 2 work for the GS? If so, they sound like great options...

Exactly the sort of info I haven't been able to confirm...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,173
Posted By jjjjjjay
Sportiest Tire for Track/Street

Sorry if I missed this, but what is the sportiest tire for asphalt that can be fitted to the R12GS?

I dig dirt options too... but just wanted to see what is the stickiest thing out there...
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3,402
Views: 1,166,102
Posted By jjjjjjay
Hi, selil... I dig the garage pic with the pup...

Hi, selil... I dig the garage pic with the pup and the Trek!

I also like cycling, along with riding a GS - which is good for fast curves both up and down hill.. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 24,059
Posted By jjjjjjay
Got my first beemer and first bike, a brand new...

Got my first beemer and first bike, a brand new R850R, about how many years ago? It was a '96 model that I got in '97, I think. So, that would be, good lord, almost 18 years.

Have had quite a few...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 309
Posted By jjjjjjay
Question Supermoto Go Kart Tracks

Thanks to recent post by Peak2Peak and most recent issue of Motorcycle Consumer News, I am thinking pretty hard about supermoto tracks (and getting the GS out one one, if possible).

Seems like...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,094
Posted By jjjjjjay
nexts

I know this thread seems to be discussing longevity as primary consideration; however, I wanted to throw out a couple different thoughts. I went from stock Battle wings to the Next and find the grip...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By jjjjjjay
respect less

Couple things:


The GS gets better as I respect it less. It is capable of so much, which intellectually is one thing, but in practice another. Having had the 08 for 1.5K miles or so, it feels...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,786
Posted By jjjjjjay
Haven't read all the replies, but can't imagine a...

Haven't read all the replies, but can't imagine a better bike than a beemer in Seattle.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,938
Posted By jjjjjjay
For all the time I have spent looking at bikes...

For all the time I have spent looking at bikes online, I should have it down. It is much, much tougher when I am actually in the process. Very difficult to make a good decision, because...I love...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 36,681
Posted By jjjjjjay
dirty t - haven't tried it yet...I am pretty...

dirty t - haven't tried it yet...I am pretty equally drawn to the tourance and tourance next...will probably end up trying both, but not sure if it will be at the same time or not. Have a thousand or...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By jjjjjjay
a little support?

An R1200GS racing series.

Could I afford it? Hell no. Should it exist? Omg, yes. Right?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,489
Posted By jjjjjjay
---kinda curious what you mean by "hill climb"...

---kinda curious what you mean by "hill climb" though.---

lol....

Probably mis-using the term. I mean they are hills, and I climb them...:D Definitely not thinking of the ones you have to go...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,489
Posted By jjjjjjay
The Tourance seems like the baseline. I like the...

The Tourance seems like the baseline. I like the idea of a Tourance front with something else at the rear. Backwards for mileage, but you know, so what. I can do two rear tires for every Tourance...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,489
Posted By jjjjjjay
tire versatile

You know, as a very new (and slightly frustrated, due to lack of opportunity to ride yet...) R12GS owner, I have been a bit preoccupied with tires. It has caused worry that I could go with a pretty...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 36,681
Posted By jjjjjjay
Not the exact topic, but thinking about this...

Not the exact topic, but thinking about this combo for mileage and performance:
front - Tourance Next
rear - Tourance

Any thoughts on how this might work for:


Sport riding
Dirt
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,377
Posted By jjjjjjay
Thanks jiml53...

Thanks jiml53 (http://advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=184816). Apparently a good time to get a GS! :wink:
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-16-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2,109
Views: 122,598
Posted By jjjjjjay
Thanks riverflow & chriselgui...Good to hear...

Thanks riverflow & chriselgui...Good to hear that! I will check out the fb page, too.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-16-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2,109
Views: 122,598
Posted By jjjjjjay
Greetings...I know it may not be the perfect time...

Greetings...I know it may not be the perfect time to ask, but...any GS or similar riders on this thread? Looking to meet up for exploration when it warms up...probably won't have real serious tires...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,377
Posted By jjjjjjay
Congrats on the new GS! I brought an 08 home in...

Congrats on the new GS! I brought an 08 home in my truck a few weeks ago. Oil changed and ready to ride when the ice melts!

Where are you thinking of riding the 09 first?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,482
Posted By jjjjjjay
I definitely understand wanting to make the...

I definitely understand wanting to make the shift! Just did the same thing.

Went with an 08 with ABS and equip package 1. Not that I was set on that version, but...personally, lower miles are my...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,021
Posted By jjjjjjay
Thanks for the replies so far. Several tires...

Thanks for the replies so far. Several tires mentioned I wasn't considering at all! Much more to ponder, which seems good.

I wonder what a street/softer front mated with a longer life/dirt...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,021
Posted By jjjjjjay
Tires for Dirt and Lean?

Had a first ride on a new-to-me 2008 R1200GS yesterday. Looking forward to getting to know it much better...

It came with Bridgestone Battle Wings stock. My next tires would ideally be dirt...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2013, 03:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 656
Posted By jjjjjjay
Very interesting. Thank you! Nice to know how to...

Very interesting. Thank you! Nice to know how to arrive at the calculation. I guess it makes sense if you think about it...kg per mm...:) Plus I already know the spring length - was able to find...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 656
Posted By jjjjjjay
TTR225 shock spring rate

My eyes are getting blurry from scouring Google results. :twitch

Anyone happen to know the stock spring rate of the rear shock on the Yamaha TTR225 (or XT225)? Looking to bump mine up a bit.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-15-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2,109
Views: 122,598
Posted By jjjjjjay
I am just across the river in Clarksville, IN....

I am just across the river in Clarksville, IN. Getting a dirtbike again tomorrow. :clap A Yamaha TTR225, so not street legal.

Thought I would post to ask for any nearby riding spot ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-15-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 19,787
Views: 1,410,564
Posted By jjjjjjay
Getting a dirtbike again tomorrow. Feels pretty...

Getting a dirtbike again tomorrow. Feels pretty good. Nice to be able to say it, should be even better to ride it. A Yamaha TTR225, so not street legal.

Thought I would post for any southeast...
Forum: Photos 10-28-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 833
Views: 137,261
Posted By jjjjjjay
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8328/8131419468_e539...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8328/8131419468_e53911bc33_c.jpg
Forum: Photos 10-28-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11,373
Views: 3,914,753
Posted By jjjjjjay
Relaxing

Relaxing after a recent ride....

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8054/8131416280_260dfe37e7_c.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-19-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2,109
Views: 122,598
Posted By jjjjjjay
I am going to try and make it! Nice looking...

I am going to try and make it! Nice looking route; I recognize some of those roads...:D
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-10-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2,109
Views: 122,598
Posted By jjjjjjay
Anyone riding near Louisville in the next couple...

Anyone riding near Louisville in the next couple weekends? I would love to join for some off-road, gravel, or twisties.

Jason
2006 DR650
2007 Tuono
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