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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-30-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 535
Views: 32,579
Posted By FishGS
This looks like too much fun to miss out on! ...

This looks like too much fun to miss out on!

I will be there with the Husky!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-24-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 526,590
Posted By FishGS
Future GS Giant

Photo taken by Shawn Thomas of his Daughter Hailey and GS Giant
Bob Berglund (FishGS) at the 2013 BMW MOA Rally on the GS Giants' track.
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,419
Posted By FishGS
Dirt naps

Why is my bike always taking a dirt nap when the cameras come out?

Nice ride report Flora, we need to explore some more trails around Tahoe this year!
Forum: Vendors 12-15-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,350
Posted By FishGS
This is on my list for 2013!

This is on my list for 2013!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By FishGS
Cracked it on top where the frame bolts to the...

Cracked it on top where the frame bolts to the engine.

Was riding in Death Valley and bottom out really hard.

If you plan on jumping your bike it might be wise to upgrade the suspension!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By FishGS
Thanks GS Addict. I found out that the whole...

Thanks GS Addict.

I found out that the whole clutch assembly is balanced so it looks like it could bolt on anywhere on that plate.

Hope That is right, installing engine today.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By FishGS
clutch install advice 09 1200gs

Swapping clutches from my old engine (cracked block) to the new one and noticed that the mounting plate that stays on the engine when the clutch assembly is removed is not symmetrical.
On the three...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,542
Posted By FishGS
Thanks for heads up. I sent a pm to Nitzo to...

Thanks for heads up.

I sent a pm to Nitzo to see if I can get pics of his hitch setup.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,542
Posted By FishGS
Appreciate the input guys. I looked at that...

Appreciate the input guys.

I looked at that DMC hitch but I don't think it will clear my pannier frame.

Was hoping an inmate had made their own so I could see how it was done.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,542
Posted By FishGS
Trailer hitch on a GSA?

Has anybody made a hitch for their GS Adventure that clears the Adventure bags?

I would like to tow a trials bike (140lbs) to some events.

I also need to find a light aluminum trailer.
Any...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,813
Posted By FishGS
There will be a DVD coming out this Summer about...

There will be a DVD coming out this Summer about the trip.

It is called MotoAmericana "Deserts"

They call it "Death Valley" for a reason :D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,813
Posted By FishGS
Crash tested Trailmaster A1200 bags in Death Valley

I don't know if this is the right forum for this but I just wanted to post a review of Trailmasters A1200
Adventure bags that go on the crash bars of R1200GSA's

I picked these up just before a 2...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-10-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By FishGS
Time... Working solid for the next month or...

Time...

Working solid for the next month or so.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-10-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By FishGS
Who would you use to ship an R1200GS Adventure from Pomona to Olympia, Wa.

Found a shipper on U-ship that was already going to Washington from Southern CA.

Thanks for all the good advice!


I need to get a bike shipped fast from Pomona, Ca. to Olympia, Washington.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,402
Posted By FishGS
Thanks for all the great advice

I may have found a suitable replacement so as soon as that happens I think I will be selling the bike.

Lots of great advice here, I love this site!

Thanks guys.:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,402
Posted By FishGS
It was covered by insurance and I bought the bike...

It was covered by insurance and I bought the bike back.

I was thinking if I could not get it fixed I could part it out or sell it as-is to someone that could fix it themselves.

Looking at...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,402
Posted By FishGS
Added some photos of the damage. The crack...

Added some photos of the damage.

The crack goes all the way around that moulding.

I checked with Beemer Boneyard and they don't have any blocks at this time.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,402
Posted By FishGS
2009 GS Adv has a cracked block. Replace block or part out bike?

So a couple weeks ago I was just riding with some friends in Mojave on my 2009 GS Adventure and hit a wash pretty hard.

The result is a cracked engine block.
It cracked on top next to where the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-01-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 582
Views: 230,134
Posted By FishGS
Is the grey bike on the right a Yamaha Seca 750? ...

Is the grey bike on the right a Yamaha Seca 750?

I had one of those in college and loved it!
Forum: Vendors 03-01-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 975
Posted By FishGS
So in! Do we just follow the links on your...

So in!

Do we just follow the links on your webpage?
Is there a code to put in at checkout.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-13-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,603,783
Posted By FishGS
Shelton Mudfest

Took this at the Shelton Valley Adventure Rally in the great Northwet!

http://gdyupngo.smugmug.com/Other/Shelton-Vally-Adventure-Rally/i-w9jZPbT/0/XL/10-09-20111511572-XL.jpg...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-10-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,807
Posted By FishGS
Thumb Thanks Dorian for a great Event

You outdid yourself again!

Also thank you to Touratech for feeding us and Curbsyde Productions for the "chilling" entertainment!

Oh and....
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-12-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By FishGS
Sounds pretty good but I just found out that the...

Sounds pretty good but I just found out that the Overland Rally is the same weekend.

Too many choices!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-12-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By FishGS
Is the NW Dualsport Adventure Rally in Skamania worth going to?

The rally is being held at the Skamania County Fairgrounds in Stevenson Washington July 27-31

Have any of you inmates been to this?

It sounds like fun but I guess they hold the street bike...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-12-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By FishGS
Thanks guys, I appreciate the input. Here...

Thanks guys, I appreciate the input.

Here is a full ride report I did on the event.

Pac NW Adventure Rally 4 days of Epic Riding, Crashes, Branding, Even...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-09-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By FishGS
Laugh Short Pac NW Adventure Rally Video

This is a funny short movie style trailer I made with footage from the 2011 NW Adventure Rally held in Leavenworth in June.

This Rally was a BLAST!

Hope you like it. ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-08-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,397
Posted By FishGS
Hey SoCalJeff, Thanks for taking such good care...

Hey SoCalJeff, Thanks for taking such good care of us :clap




Next year you will have to give the old "Shine" a go!
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,551
Posted By FishGS
Nice work! :clap

Nice work! :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-01-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,397
Posted By FishGS
That is really cool Alberto! How did you do...

That is really cool Alberto! How did you do that?



Hey Michael!
First Facebook and now ADVrider, good to have you on board.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-30-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,397
Posted By FishGS
Uh oh! Is Joe mad? To his credit he really...

Uh oh! Is Joe mad?

To his credit he really did show a lot of restraint!
Now Michael on the other hand......
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-30-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,397
Posted By FishGS
day 3 and 4 Pac NW Adventure Rally

Thats nice of you to say but I'm still posting the photos!
Don't worry Whitmeister, I'll edit out the REALLY bad ones (maybe put them on ebay and see what they get bid up to)


Saturday morning...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-29-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,397
Posted By FishGS
Day 2 at the Pacific NW Adventure Rally - We hit SNOW!

Friday morning, I get up early so I don't miss anything at this great event.

And this is what I am greeted by...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-28-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,397
Posted By FishGS
Thumb Pac NW Adventure Rally 4 days of Epic Riding, Crashes, Branding, Even Moonshine?

Caution; this ride report contains graphic images of large adventure bikes crashing, bloody wounds, flagrant disrespect for "Road Closed" signs and even some moonshine induced branding........
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-23-2011, 06:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,578
Posted By FishGS
I totally agree Mercenary. I really wanted...

I totally agree Mercenary.

I really wanted to get some pics of that Triumph in action but I failed. :(
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-22-2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,578
Posted By FishGS
Thanks guys, I really appreciate the nice...

Thanks guys, I really appreciate the nice comments.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-22-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,578
Posted By FishGS
Hoh Rainforest Ride page 3

That was quite an exciting morning.

Andre's ready to try again!
http://gdyupngo.smugmug.com/Other/Hoh-Rainforest-Ride-2/i-vfgs8b3/0/M/06-11-2011125443-M.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-21-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,578
Posted By FishGS
Hoh Rainforest Ride page 2

Thanks for the nice comments guys.

Now back to our regular programming....


Did I mention the scenic vista's?...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2,824
Views: 899,857
Posted By FishGS
Nice shot!

We have a winner! :bow
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-20-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,578
Posted By FishGS
Hoh Rainforest Ride. Treacherous Water crossings, Awe Inspiring Vistas... WOW!

If you can't tolerate graphic photos of Adventure bikes on their sides in swollen creeks, stunning waterfalls, epic scenery and 60 of the nicest ADV riders around then click the back button now.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-18-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 909
Posted By FishGS
Do you mean this Andre? ...

Do you mean this Andre?

http://gdyupngo.smugmug.com/Other/Hoh-Rainforest-Ride-2/i-JjT87Cz/0/M/06-11-20111320471-M.jpg...
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