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Forum: Old's Cool 07-26-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2,962
Views: 811,815
Posted By mike54
Was this raced or just a toy for some one? Any...

Was this raced or just a toy for some one? Any connection to the Drake midgets? Cool find.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 438,731
Posted By mike54
I think they look great without the bags and...

I think they look great without the bags and crash bars and all the other farkels on them. You don't often see them like that. :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,057
Posted By mike54
http://www.touratech-usa.com/media/Acynxy/1200GSpa...

http://www.touratech-usa.com/media/Acynxy/1200GSpanniers_40-Edit.jpg?size=prodfull

Touratech does make a case that wraps around the exhaust.
Link...
Forum: Racing 07-24-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3,340
Views: 275,849
Posted By mike54
Improvements to the IMS <IFRAME height=360...

Improvements to the IMS
<IFRAME height=360 src="//www.youtube.com/embed/0Ta_WPwnBiI?feature=player_detailpage" frameBorder=0 width=640 allowfullscreen></IFRAME>
Forum: Alaska 06-28-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By mike54
Oil change in fairbanks or anchorage

I traveling through AK and need to do an oil change on an F650 and a GS1150. I'll be in fairbanks area 7/1 & 7/2 and I should be in the Anchorage area 7/5 & 7/6. I need a place to drain the oil and...
Forum: Racing 06-20-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 3,340
Views: 275,849
Posted By mike54
I see. I've heard that the cheapest thing on a...

I see. I've heard that the cheapest thing on a BMW motorcycle is the owner. Looks like the corporation is setting the example in racing. :D
Forum: Racing 06-18-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 15,167
Posted By mike54
Good observation. I always wonder with Honda how...

Good observation. I always wonder with Honda how much these decisions to attribute to the factory and how much to the rider.
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,027
Posted By mike54
I don't know about NZ but in the USA helmets can...

I don't know about NZ but in the USA helmets can be more expensive than other countries because of the manufactures exposure to law suites.
Forum: Racing 06-17-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3,340
Views: 275,849
Posted By mike54
They didn't think every rider would be like Nicky...

They didn't think every rider would be like Nicky did they? :huh

If the bike doesn't show some real improvement it's going to be expensive to hire a rider.
Forum: Racing 06-17-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 3,340
Views: 275,849
Posted By mike54
Speaking of Ducati I haven't heard anything...

Speaking of Ducati
I haven't heard anything from Gigi Dall'igna. Maybe I'm reading the wrong press. How are he and Crutchlow gettng along. What's he say about the chances of Ducati improving...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 733
Posted By mike54
The 1100 has a clutch cable i.e. mechanical The...

The 1100 has a clutch cable i.e. mechanical
The 1150 has a master and slave cylinder i.e. hydraulic.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 733
Posted By mike54
That's pretty much what I was talking about. :nod

That's pretty much what I was talking about. :nod
Forum: Racing 06-14-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 15,167
Posted By mike54
As he was coming up through the field in Mugello,...

As he was coming up through the field in Mugello, my GF was singing "Anything you can do I can do better" referring to MM in the previous race. :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 733
Posted By mike54
I'd check the pressure plate to make sure it's...

I'd check the pressure plate to make sure it's flat and not warped or dished and there are no burn marks. If that checks out I might re-use it after doing something to brake any glaze that might be...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 438,731
Posted By mike54
Just a shot in the dark but you might talk to a...

Just a shot in the dark but you might talk to a speedometer repair/restoration shop. Probably cost less than replacing all your switch gear and more than stickers.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-12-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 20,951
Posted By mike54
Good news all things considered. Keep her...

Good news all things considered. Keep her entertained so those 2 months go by fast. :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-12-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,175
Posted By mike54
So you replaced all 4 rails without splitting the...

So you replaced all 4 rails without splitting the cases? By cutting the ends and snaping them over the locating pins? That just seems so fiddely to me. But I guess it beat the alternative.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By mike54
I kind of went through the same thing about 10...

I kind of went through the same thing about 10 years ago. Wrecked a 98 1100. Got a 2000 1150. The 1100 was just a better bike. I've still got the 1150 but last year I found a pretty low mile 98...
Forum: Racing 06-11-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 15,167
Posted By mike54
I think they binned them after the race.

I think they binned them after the race.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 998
Posted By mike54
HF have been fine for me. You can check accuracy...

HF have been fine for me. You can check accuracy the old fashioned way, with a weight a measured length from the pivot point. There's been some discussion and tests over on Garage Journal and the...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 815
Posted By mike54
I've got a stick of beeswax I got from a sewing...

I've got a stick of beeswax I got from a sewing store back when dirt was still new. Works great on zippers for me.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-04-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,406
Posted By mike54
It all depends on where the sensor is. usgser is...

It all depends on where the sensor is. usgser is correct that you want to run a min oil temp in the 212 - 220 range. You want to cook off any condensation in the engine. When I ran air cooled VW's...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 107,701
Posted By mike54
If only the cams were gear driven. :D

If only the cams were gear driven. :D
Forum: Racing 06-02-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 15,999
Posted By mike54
Chopping the throttle on the start is a good way...

Chopping the throttle on the start is a good way to get hit from behind. The start was pretty hairball with all those riders moving to the right side of the track.

Good race :thumb Rossi from...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 14,641
Posted By mike54
Back in the day we called ball reaming. We used...

Back in the day we called ball reaming. We used to push a series of balls through a single port intake on a VW. I never did any before and after dyno testing but it seemed like a good idea.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,567
Posted By mike54
Color is so easy to change. 24K is pretty low...

Color is so easy to change. 24K is pretty low miles for a bike that old. It might be worth it to see if someone with a black bike want's to change parts with you.
Just thinking out loud a little.
Forum: Racing 05-31-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3,340
Views: 275,849
Posted By mike54
If all it took was PT to fix it Nicky would get...

If all it took was PT to fix it Nicky would get it done. I know people like that and I think you're probably right about Nicky underestimating his injury. I'm not a Doc but they may be able to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 14,641
Posted By mike54
That's the swing arm bearing. The part number for...

That's the swing arm bearing. The part number for the pivot bearing is
33 17 2 311 091
The Pivot bearing is what's being talked about here.
Forum: Racing 05-29-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3,340
Views: 275,849
Posted By mike54
:photog

:photog
Forum: The Garage 05-27-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,171
Posted By mike54
A rim fire shell like a 22 is OK but I'd remove...

A rim fire shell like a 22 is OK but I'd remove the primer on any center fire casing. Even if it's spent. Some where I saw a chart that matched caliber to bolt hole size.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,567
Posted By mike54
Nobody mentions the glove box on the RT. I love...

Nobody mentions the glove box on the RT. I love that thing. :D

I've gone back and forth between an 1100 RT and an 1150 GS for the last couple years. The RT is fine but doesn't get me too...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 715
Posted By mike54
Wow - you consider the Shoei RF-1100 long oval? ...

Wow - you consider the Shoei RF-1100 long oval?

That helmet is too round for me. I've had the HJC Symax (the original) for a while and it's a compromise. Still too round. One of the best...
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By mike54
The Lee Parks hold up to water. The recommend...

The Lee Parks hold up to water. The recommend method for cleaning them is to put them on and wash your hands in woolite and cold water. I've done that and it works fine. Like all leather they take...
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 13,463
Posted By mike54
That's what people say when they know they're...

That's what people say when they know they're wrong. :nod




In the bag for Tex and running interference. Gotcha. :thumb

In what state did you pass the bar?
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By mike54
Held's are good. Not leather but the BMW...

Held's are good. Not leather but the BMW Atlantis or the BMW GS Dry gloves are pretty good rain gloves that aren't too heavy. I wear the Lee Parks deer sports. They're deer skin leather and are...
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 13,463
Posted By mike54
I met Jeff Gerbing at a rally in about 2007. My...

I met Jeff Gerbing at a rally in about 2007. My impression was that he was a guy with good ethics that was trying to provide a service to the MC community. He had some good stories about his dad...
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 13,463
Posted By mike54
To take a quote out of context and perscribe a...

To take a quote out of context and perscribe a different meaning to is libel. With your exstenive knowlege of the law you should know better. :nod
Forum: Racing 05-20-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3,340
Views: 275,849
Posted By mike54
Why Stoner? Why not Spencer, or Hailwood, or...

Why Stoner? Why not Spencer, or Hailwood, or Doohan, or Roberts Sr. I think we've got as much chance of seeing any of those guys as we do Stoner. All better than Stoner too, IMHO.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-20-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,175
Posted By mike54
You know your situation, but when I was younger I...

You know your situation, but when I was younger I took some time off from college and did a little traveling in the south west. I stopped in at the north rim of the grand canyon and long story short...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 13,463
Posted By mike54
This all sounds like lawyer speak for "We want...

This all sounds like lawyer speak for "We want the profits but not the liabilites."
Some one should get a class action suit together. They've diminished the value of my Gerbings jacket. One of the...
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