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Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2008, 09:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,936
Posted By DeSoto
I have posted this before, but here it is again. ...

I have posted this before, but here it is again.

This will only work with knobby tires. Carry about 5 or 6 extra cable/electrical zip ties. Wide ones about 3/4" wide. Make sure thay are long...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2008, 09:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 888
Posted By DeSoto
One tool. Remove the two bolts that...

One tool.

Remove the two bolts that hold the instrument cluster in place. Reach in and pull the parking light out of the cluster. Disconnect the wireing harness where it connects to the...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2008, 05:32 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 17,094
Posted By DeSoto
Mine came yesterday too. One check for $40 in...

Mine came yesterday too. One check for $40 in rebates for two units.
I had honestly quit looking for it.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2008, 03:51 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,201
Posted By DeSoto
Not the guy that started the FD failure site. He...

Not the guy that started the FD failure site. He is the GrassRoots BMW dealer. How's that for having some balls! I watched his posts on the LD list as he got the site up to speed. I personally have...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-11-2008, 07:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,790
Posted By DeSoto
Ok. I have used mine for over a year now and have...

Ok. I have used mine for over a year now and have never seen where the unit could display a 3D view. What mode and view are you using to be able to see the 3d screen shot displayed above? I am not...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-05-2008, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,538
Posted By DeSoto
Yep. ...

Yep.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=282391
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-03-2008, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3,546
Views: 595,756
Posted By DeSoto
My mistake. You are right. In fact I bought the...

My mistake. You are right. In fact I bought the tracking service. I guess the guest tracking is not yet available.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-03-2008, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3,546
Views: 595,756
Posted By DeSoto
Eh? I just checked the Spot website. It shows a guest...

I just checked the Spot website. It shows a guest tracking service as an add on extra service at an extra $49. That isn't exactly what I had in mind. The gist of the service when I bought one was to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2008, 04:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By DeSoto
Riding the Moto Drom

http://www.atomfilms.com/film/motodrom.jsp

Yes...I did a search first.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2008, 04:00 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,471
Posted By DeSoto
I take it that means no wheelies when it is...

I take it that means no wheelies when it is turned on.:huh

No thanks.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-05-2008, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3,546
Views: 595,756
Posted By DeSoto
Reguarding the guest tracking idea, here is an...

Reguarding the guest tracking idea, here is an email answering my request for the guest service:

Hi Terry,
Our developers are working to allow you to make your tracking public without...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2008, 05:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,200
Posted By DeSoto
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41okJc3WvSL....

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41okJc3WvSL._AA280_.jpg

PLUS

http://www.provantage.com/10027317.JPG
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2008, 10:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,200
Posted By DeSoto
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41okJc3WvSL....

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41okJc3WvSL._AA280_.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2007, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,161
Posted By DeSoto
The local dealer in the Kansas City area has one...

The local dealer in the Kansas City area has one pretty much equipped like the one you are looking at. A friend of mine was inquiring about it and they offered the same price with the bags thrown in...
Forum: Hacks 12-21-2007, 04:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,526
Posted By DeSoto
Thank you very much. :thumb

Thank you very much. :thumb
Forum: Face plant 12-04-2007, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,222
Posted By DeSoto
May I Offer a Suggestion?

I try not to back into a parking space when I plan on securing my bike with a disc lock. I know it's the cool thing to do, but I pull in straight ahead for a couple of reasons.

Reason #1.... If...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2007, 10:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,112
Posted By DeSoto
Every once in a while my 05 1200 GS will do the...

Every once in a while my 05 1200 GS will do the same thing. The next time it will start. Go figure.:scratch
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-18-2007, 10:00 PM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 561,229
Posted By DeSoto
Jacksonville Beach at the start of a 50CC. ...

Jacksonville Beach at the start of a 50CC.

http://www.centralharleydavidsonhog.com/50CCstartweb.jpg



Forty two hours later in SanDiego. A little worse for the wear.:lol3
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-18-2007, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 561,229
Posted By DeSoto
Kingman ,AZ on a rented HD.:lol3 That was...

Kingman ,AZ on a rented HD.:lol3

That was @ noon, I was in Yuma that night where it was 70 degrees.

http://www.centralharleydavidsonhog.com/Snow2web.jpg
Forum: Hacks 11-14-2007, 03:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,338
Posted By DeSoto
That is a cool picture. Are there any more...

That is a cool picture. Are there any more pictures of this dog and rider?

Thanks:thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2007, 06:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,385
Posted By DeSoto
6'0" 30" inseam I have a Corbin heated...

6'0" 30" inseam

I have a Corbin heated seat in the "tall" position. One foot flat and the other on my toes. It works great.:thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2007, 03:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,742
Posted By DeSoto
It is very easy to remove the instrument cluster...

It is very easy to remove the instrument cluster complete with the headlights attached. Just remove the two bolts holding it. ( One on each side). Then lift the unit so it clears the locating pin...
Forum: Beasts 11-10-2007, 09:33 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 15,255
Posted By DeSoto
Question....If H/D made a dual sport? ...

Question....If H/D made a dual sport?


Answer....Then I would broke down off the pavement!!:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2007, 05:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,302
Posted By DeSoto
I know what it is like to buy a lemon. The bike...

I know what it is like to buy a lemon.
The bike is trying to tell you. Listen!!!

Don't buy it. Make him order a new one.
You will be saving yourself a great deal of heartache.

The wait...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-03-2007, 04:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,770
Posted By DeSoto
Here is another thing to ponder. Do not...

Here is another thing to ponder.

Do not set the point called "HOME".

I know Garmin touts this as a feature in the manual. I was in my drive way and set it when I got my first GSP. If you...
Forum: Face plant 10-22-2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,607
Posted By DeSoto
Geeez.........If a GS can't handle a 12" strip of...

Geeez.........If a GS can't handle a 12" strip of gravel in a parking lot, :scratch
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2007, 03:28 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 53,938
Posted By DeSoto
Weirdest was a SWM Enduro. It was a 440 that was...

Weirdest was a SWM Enduro. It was a 440 that was unlike the other enduro bikes of it's time. You could run it wide open and it would transfer all it's power to the ground nstead of wild wheel spin...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2007, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By DeSoto
Like any promotion, you give freebies with the...

Like any promotion, you give freebies with the product you need to move, not the product you can't keep on the shelf already.

Marketing!!:thumb
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-08-2007, 09:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,897
Posted By DeSoto
Go to a Harley shop. These are standard plugs on...

Go to a Harley shop. These are standard plugs on HD's.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2007, 08:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,239
Posted By DeSoto
Several years ago I saw a person riding an enduro...

Several years ago I saw a person riding an enduro without his left arm.

We talked later in the camp ground and he was pretty cool. Someone asked him why he did not saw off the left handle bar...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2007, 04:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,021
Posted By DeSoto
I just have to reply. I rode a couple of HD...

I just have to reply.

I rode a couple of HD Ultras for the last five years. A twenty minute test ride was all I needed to be convinced the 1200GS was the bike for me. My experience was the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2007, 09:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 736
Posted By DeSoto
Heh heh. It sounds like you all can't...

Heh heh.

It sounds like you all can't really make up your minds either.
I think you pretty much came to the conclusion I suspected. Like every bike purchase, I want the new one to be even...
Forum: Face plant 09-25-2007, 11:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,799
Posted By DeSoto
of swivel: Moving head around constantly to...

of swivel:

Moving head around constantly to survey all threats.

Heh heh, not fast enough.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2007, 08:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 736
Posted By DeSoto
Anybody own/ride a GS and GT?

It looks like I am going to get rid of the Harley Ultra.

I bought a 05 GS in 05 and love it. Almost all paved roads with a few gravel roads and easy trails thrown in has been my riding. I quit...
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2007, 03:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,427
Posted By DeSoto
Here is a better idea. Instead of towing the bike...

Here is a better idea. Instead of towing the bike on the trailer, tow the trailer with the bike. Do a google search of: motorcycle camping trailer.

There are several choices....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2007, 02:52 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 38,546
Posted By DeSoto
Hey GB, All my parts came in for...

Hey GB,

All my parts came in for the tank conversion. Looking at it, I have decided the Touratech HID's are not going to be able to stay in their current location. It looks like the tank...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2007, 04:13 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,924
Posted By DeSoto
Consider yourselves very lucky! My 05 GS1200...

Consider yourselves very lucky!
My 05 GS1200 has 18,000 miles on it with only one front tire and two rears replaced. I also have had to replace the head light bulb.

My 2005 Harley Ultra is...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2007, 12:00 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 38,546
Posted By DeSoto
Thanks Jim. I thought I read it all ( a...

Thanks Jim.

I thought I read it all ( a couple of times), but I definately missed that part.
I currently have the TT HID's mounted on the stock tank set up. Maybe when I have to modify the tank...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2007, 08:35 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 38,546
Posted By DeSoto
Hey GB, How did you modify the...

Hey GB,

How did you modify the tank bars to make them fit? Big hammer? :lol3
I just order the parts for the tank conversion and liked the looks of the tank bars on your bike. This...
Forum: Vendors 08-17-2007, 02:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,377
Posted By DeSoto
Congratulations Jim. I just got my copy of...

Congratulations Jim.

I just got my copy of MCN too. :thumb
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