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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-18-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 27,969
Posted By joelwebb
Casey's Bar - WhiteFish MT

http://slash5.smugmug.com/Sports/Fishing/Fishing-Gallery/i-LHNC8gx/0/S/WhiteFishMT5-S.jpgNot my slash5 but I saw the nice /5 from across the street and could not resist the photo!
Forum: Old's Cool 05-26-2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,463
Posted By joelwebb
Some Krauser Questions

Try Hucky's BMW parts at:

http://hometown.aol.com/bmwhucky/

The seat belt bracket is here although lots of folks don't like these because if not adjusted correctly you can loose your bag.
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Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2007, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By joelwebb
Alarm LED is always ON

Been there - I experienced the same issue after washing my 1200GS (Garden hose - not pressure washer). You have some water in the display module that is shorting the LED to an always on battery...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-21-2007, 05:59 AM
Replies: 19,349
Views: 1,049,846
Posted By joelwebb
Re: Raleigh/Fayetteville area riders

Im loated in Youngsville NC about 30 miles north of Raleigh.

Joel
Forum: Old's Cool 06-10-2007, 11:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By joelwebb
Its the rear brake switch. Not sure how you are...

Its the rear brake switch. Not sure how you are going to activate this with your new rearsets.

Regards,
Joel
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2007, 05:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,018
Posted By joelwebb
Brake LED

+1 on the LED module made by Gizmo Mill. I have one on my 05 1200GS and wife has one on her F650...... Nice units with several blinking options....
Forum: Vendors 03-29-2007, 07:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,563
Posted By joelwebb
derbycycles.com

:thumb I have purchased a helmet and two tank bags from derby and found that they have some of the best prices and excellent, fast shipping.

Regards,
Joel
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2007, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By joelwebb
Disk backup

If you can get a copy of Norton Ghost the you can back up the entire Hard drive including the boot sectors. There are also versions of Ghost that run in DOS and you can boot to from a floppy. Then...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-13-2007, 10:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,457
Posted By joelwebb
/5 Lessons

Nice looking /5. There is lots of info available on the /5 at the 5 United Web page: http://www.5united.net/ and they have a email group (Yahoo Group) with lots of daily discussions on the /5. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2006, 04:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,577
Posted By joelwebb
Resistor to eleminate LAMPF

When I switched to LED turnsignals I used a 22 ohm 2 watt flame proof resistor from NTE Electronics that I picked up at local electronics part store. Digikey has aluminun housed chassis mount...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2006, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,130
Posted By joelwebb
Dented Header Repair

There is a local guy here that repairs headers for the local MX crowd. He plugs the header and uses compressed air to pressurize the header. He then heats the dented area slowly until the internal...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-21-2006, 12:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,852
Posted By joelwebb
what Bike

Due to the lack of a choke lever I would say an R50/5 or R60/5. Considering the number of R50/5 made its probably an R60. The air intake tubes are from a later model as the original had silver...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2006, 11:07 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 14,919
Posted By joelwebb
1200GS No Start

As mikerd400 said if its up on the center stand with the side stand down and its cold it may start but won't run. Put the side stand up and try to start it or just put it on the side stand. I had...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-07-2006, 07:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,437
Posted By joelwebb
Slash 5 Worth

I would agree with jdiaz... if it has all the original parts without a lot of rust and will run $1.5K to $2K. Check all the rubber parts and inside the tank. The inside of the tank should have a red...
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2006, 09:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,776
Posted By joelwebb
Southwest Moto

Points well taken - I should not have capitalized and was frustrated in that I had no quick way of communication with these folks since I was heading out out town that afternoon and would be without...
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2006, 09:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,776
Posted By joelwebb
Southwest Moto Tires - Customer Service

Having used Southwest Moto Tires for my tires for the past several years I have always been very happy with their selection/price and service so when it came time for replacements for my wifes F650 I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-12-2006, 05:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,693
Posted By joelwebb
My wife started out at a passenger on our first...

My wife started out at a passenger on our first date some 36 years ago..... and I knew from the start that she was the one. She remained a passenger for many years on many different bikes until we...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2006, 07:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,381
Posted By joelwebb
Most reliable motorcycles made?

My vote is for the BMW R75/5 - there has got to be more or these still on the road today some 35 years after they were first manufactured than any other motorcycle. My 71 is still a gread runner and...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-03-2006, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 653
Posted By joelwebb
R75/6 Starts fine but

R75 with bing CV carbs...... check for torn diaphrams in the Carbs. As stated above you can remove the intake tubes and look at the slides to see if they open all the way up with the engine running...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2006, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,150
Posted By joelwebb
Held Gloves - best place to buy.

Derby Cycles http://www.derbycycles.com/cgi-bin/eShop/index.cgi?cart_id=1185252.81275&pid=8&product=Held_Gloves&count=1 Good folks to do business with plus fast shipping. $106.99 (yes they have the...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2006, 10:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,150
Posted By joelwebb
LD Touring Glove Recomendations

2nd the vote on the Held Steves - excellent gloves. A lower cost alternative would be a pair of Elkskin ropers custom made to your hand size from Berti'shttp://www.berti4gloves.com/ for around $40...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2006, 12:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,940
Posted By joelwebb
Same here - I have the low version and found it...

Same here - I have the low version and found it worked best with the front in the high position and the rear in the low.......
Forum: Old's Cool 05-14-2006, 09:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,013
Posted By joelwebb
Offer him $2K and if he accepts load it up and...

Offer him $2K and if he accepts load it up and take it home as fast a you can! Then sign up for the /5 United email listing and attend the 10 annual BWM /5 rally at Seneca Rocks WVA June 16-18.........
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2006, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By joelwebb
1200GS O2 Sensor

Yes, the O2 Sensor is threaded into the collector....

Joel
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2006, 03:37 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 42,492
Posted By joelwebb
Re: Tire changing lube

I use REMA tire mounting paste and have been very pleased with this stuff. I purchased an 8lb. tub of this several years ago and after mounting many tires I still have lots remaining. I made the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2006, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 608,671
Posted By joelwebb
I'm 5' 10" tall and use the Sargent "Low" saddle....

I'm 5' 10" tall and use the Sargent "Low" saddle. I purchased the ztechnic a bike week in Daytona and Mack (the ztech quy) helped me install it. I replaced a Cee Bailey (which I sold on the spot)...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2006, 09:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,020
Posted By joelwebb
Re:Cee Bailey Jesse bag liners

I have be using a set for over a year now and am quite happy with them. The only complaint is that the lid liners have a single zipper pull and you have to be careful not to shut this between the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2006, 02:36 AM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 608,671
Posted By joelwebb
Windscreen FAQ

I have not seen much on the Z-Technik windscreen but I just switched out a Cee Bailey +2 by +2 for the Z-Technik windscreen and am extremely happy with the Z-Technik's performance. I had a Cee...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-16-2006, 05:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 57,101
Posted By joelwebb
GPX files

[quote=Quetzal01]I see that some of you guys are posting gpx files with waypoints for Garmin GPS's, but after dowloading them I haven't been able to open them with my Garmin software.


I use...
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2006, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,233
Posted By joelwebb
Heat Shield

Jegs has just what you are looking for. I applied this on my Jesse bags when I first mounted them on my 1200GS and it eliminated the "hot bag" problem associated with the exhause being so close to...
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2005, 06:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,528
Posted By joelwebb
Roper Gloves

I have a pair of Berti's elkskin roper gloves with cowhide gauntlets which are excellent and very inexpensive. I sent Berti an outline of my hand along with the measurement around my palm an received...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-12-2005, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By joelwebb
Bing dual floats

I installed the dual floats on my R75/5 several years ago but did not notice any change in fuel economy or hp. The principle sounds good but I do not believe that there is any significant...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2005, 04:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,211
Posted By joelwebb
1200GS cold weather starting...

Are you starting with the bike on the side stand or center stand? If you are using the center stand try the side stand. When its cold and and the bike is on the center stand and you start it, the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2005, 02:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,874
Posted By joelwebb
1200RT vs 1200GS

[QUOTE=gasgaseffinfast]Hey all - getting ready to pull the trigger on a 12RT, but I'm wondering if a GS might be a better choice.

I sold my R1100RT and purchased the GS a year ago and I am...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2005, 07:19 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,009
Posted By joelwebb
Jesse Bags

I have a set mounted on a 1200GS and my wife has an older set on her F650GS and here are my observations for what its worth.

Water proof - Mine have proven to be water proof but my wifes do...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-27-2005, 05:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,710
Posted By joelwebb
[QUOTE=PaleRider] I'm heading up to Glacier in...

[QUOTE=PaleRider] I'm heading up to Glacier in early September and was wondering, in the limited time I am there, is there any "don't miss" things I should see while in the National Park ... i.e.,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-13-2005, 05:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,983
Posted By joelwebb
Longest Trip

[QUOTE=MDTS]distance you guys have ever travelled while touring?

Three week trip - 6744 miles - longest day 756 miles - all two-up riding (SWMBO on the back).... Lots of hiking during the trip.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2005, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By joelwebb
H7 for both low and high..... try sylvania...

H7 for both low and high..... try sylvania silverstar from your local walmart...

Regards,
Joel
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2005, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By joelwebb
Autoswitch on 1200GS

I have Hella FF50s on my 1200GS, which are controlled by an autoswitch via the turn signal cancel button. The one drawback to this arrangement is that when I start the bike it automatically turns...
Forum: Vendors 01-24-2005, 08:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,536
Posted By joelwebb
Thumb Re

Ryan,

Received my wrench today - EXCELLENT !!! Thanks for offering an alternative and the super fast shipping!

Regards,
Joel



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