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Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,254
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Nice trip! A lot of beautiful scenery down there....

Nice trip! A lot of beautiful scenery down there.

And the food! Stop, you're making me hungry! :dg
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-14-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,020
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Awesome trip. Love that country! :thumb

Awesome trip. Love that country! :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,456
Posted By RockyRaccoon
The specs just call for 80-90w gear oil. Any GL-5...

The specs just call for 80-90w gear oil. Any GL-5 grade should be fine. I've steered away from Redline since a discussion I saw where some people said they thought it made their seals break down, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,456
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Sorry for the late repy. :D I did this once...

Sorry for the late repy. :D

I did this once on another bike. You can use a very small screwdriver blade to get a "purchase" on the rubber on the surface of the seal in a place that doesn't affect...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,456
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Thanks, glad some folks found this helpful. Five...

Thanks, glad some folks found this helpful. Five year later that seal is still there and doing what it's supposed to.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-03-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,420
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Nice ride and pics! :thumb

Nice ride and pics! :thumb
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-15-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,908
Posted By RockyRaccoon
That looks a final drive bearing from a GS....

That looks a final drive bearing from a GS. :freaky
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-15-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By RockyRaccoon
That's funny! ...

That's funny!

http://i1151.photobucket.com/albums/o637/Mossadv/Day%20tripping/PA051898_zps5b12ea38.jpg


Thanks for sharing the pics of your neighborhood, it's beautiful! :thumb
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-15-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 413
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Nice roads, looks like a fun ride! That country...

Nice roads, looks like a fun ride! That country will be pretty in a few weeks when the trees turn color!
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-15-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 25,200
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Valley? How do you distinguish it from the rest...

Valley? How do you distinguish it from the rest of the flat ground around it? :scratch
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-15-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 36,189
Posted By RockyRaccoon
http://i796.photobucket.com/albums/yy243/backwoods...

http://i796.photobucket.com/albums/yy243/backwoodsKLR/2012/2012-04-14ADV/DSCF4481.jpg

Looks like a great place to while away a summer afternoon. :thumb
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-15-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Nice ride, nice pics, nice country. :thumb ...

Nice ride, nice pics, nice country. :thumb

(Before they passed away, my folks lived in Jenny Lind, just north of Milton, so I'd go that way to Sonora occasionally.)
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-15-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,060
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Sorry, I have no GPS, but if you have one, it...

Sorry, I have no GPS, but if you have one, it should be easy to navigate your way through
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,995
Posted By RockyRaccoon
I happened to be googling "Look a Chicken" and...

I happened to be googling "Look a Chicken" and this picture came up. :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,292
Posted By RockyRaccoon
I have a 100GSPD and an 1100GS. I reach for the...

I have a 100GSPD and an 1100GS. I reach for the 1100 almost every time. The road handling is so much better, and it will go almost as many places on dirt quite competently. And it requires a lot less...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Consider a fresh clutch while you're in there....

Consider a fresh clutch while you're in there. :wave

http://www.pbase.com/lookoutranch/image/65663109.jpg



You'll notice I replaced the transmission in my '95 with a black one from a '98 RT...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-11-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 33,051
Views: 8,053,804
Posted By RockyRaccoon
The vibration just gave her her an orgasm. :freaky

The vibration just gave her her an orgasm. :freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-09-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 873
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Find the marketing person in charge of designing...

Find the marketing person in charge of designing and the printing these and ask her to snag a copy from the printer before folding. Or maybe she will have a proof lying around. As far as historical...
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Thanks. Northern California

Thanks. Northern California
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Saddle replacement or recovering options

It's been quite awhile since I had a saddle recovered, so I'm wondering what the current wisdom is on people or places to use to have one recovered or replaced. The current saddle needing work is a...
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 19,152
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Awesome! Looks like a great time. :thumb

Awesome! Looks like a great time. :thumb
Forum: The Garage 01-11-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,540
Posted By RockyRaccoon
This was my grandfather's gas station -- owned it...

This was my grandfather's gas station -- owned it with his brother. It was in the San Fernando area (Southern California) and they lost it in the Great Depression due to having extended too much...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,963
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Thanks for this thread. It was very helpful. Much...

Thanks for this thread. It was very helpful. Much more so than the Haynes manual.

My '98 has the alternator belt with the pipe through it, and Haynes doesn't mention it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,710
Posted By RockyRaccoon
It looks like something that might have been a...

It looks like something that might have been a prop in an early sci-fi movie. It's a very beautiful art deco design. :nod
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,973
Posted By RockyRaccoon
People who drive extra slow in the curves and...

People who drive extra slow in the curves and speed way up when they get to straightaways and passing lanes.

People who won't pull over when they have a good chance.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,544
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Aging Bikers Settling for Comfy Trikes?

http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/2012/09/14/us/JP-TRIKE-1/JP-TRIKE-1-articleLarge.jpg

Do you see yourself going to three wheels when you get old? I can't see it for myself, but then I'm only...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,075
Posted By RockyRaccoon
http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=19168674...

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=19168674&postcount=54
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-21-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 746
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Cool. Looks like a fun time. :thumb

Cool. Looks like a fun time. :thumb
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-20-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,097
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Nice report! I've had a couple of really...

Nice report!

I've had a couple of really nice dinners at Timber Cove. Rather expensive, yes, but very good. The first time, I got into the Ft. Ross Lodge rather late and was told we could get...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-19-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,478
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Beautiful, thanks for sharing! :thumb

Beautiful, thanks for sharing! :thumb
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-19-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4,567
Views: 386,179
Posted By RockyRaccoon
http://knybanjo.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Day-trippi...

http://knybanjo.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Day-trippin-spring-10/IMG7709/972226660_JA58B-XL.jpg


Is Barney's pistol still rusty? :evil
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-19-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 746
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Nice pics! :thumb When do you get to the...

Nice pics! :thumb

When do you get to the hills?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,329
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Some years ago I did a pretty serious MPG survey...

Some years ago I did a pretty serious MPG survey of GS riders trying to control for a number of variables. The two biggest variables turned out to be elevation and the rider's height in the saddle. ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-19-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,097
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Such a fabulous road. Not many like it for...

Such a fabulous road. Not many like it for sustained curviness, distance, light traffic and nice scenery. :thumb

http://www.pbase.com/lookoutranch/image/126267109.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-10-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,616
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Great pics, love the spider! :clap

Great pics, love the spider! :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-09-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,060
Posted By RockyRaccoon
There are some shortcuts that allow you to cut...

There are some shortcuts that allow you to cut across some of those big zig-zags, if you have a good map or GPS to help guide you through. I hadn't planned to ride through there when I set out, so I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-09-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 83,799
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Nice stuff, DD! You've come a long way since the...

Nice stuff, DD! You've come a long way since the old KLR days. :lol3
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-09-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 919
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Fuck you and the KTM you rode in on. :dizave

Fuck you and the KTM you rode in on. :dizave
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-09-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,313
Posted By RockyRaccoon
Way to make the most of a long weekend! :clap

Way to make the most of a long weekend! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 934
Posted By RockyRaccoon
A friend had a rear on his 1150GS that blew out...

A friend had a rear on his 1150GS that blew out repeatedly under very hard use.

Mine have held up well do far over about 20k miles with occasional hard use.
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