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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-16-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7,666
Views: 6,918,878
Posted By RudyBoy
I got mine at a small local bike shop, but it is...

I got mine at a small local bike shop, but it is similar to this:

http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product_10053_10052_167800_-1___204654
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-16-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7,666
Views: 6,918,878
Posted By RudyBoy
Bar-mounted water bottle cage from a bicycle shop...

Bar-mounted water bottle cage from a bicycle shop - works great! And the cup holder is also from the same shop, and works equally well for coffee or cups of soda - with a long straw I can sip while...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-15-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7,666
Views: 6,918,878
Posted By RudyBoy
Yes, and that's just the beginning - she's an...

Yes, and that's just the beginning - she's an amazing woman, and I should be so lucky if things turned out that way someday. :raabia
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-15-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7,666
Views: 6,918,878
Posted By RudyBoy
Loaded up for a backpacking trip in the Sawtooth Wilderness

http://rudyboy.smugmug.com/photos/i-J8JmHV6/0/X2/i-J8JmHV6-X2.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,586
Posted By RudyBoy
The OEM halogen lights that came with my GSA are...

The OEM halogen lights that came with my GSA are on day and night, and when the road is free of traffic at night I turn on my Trailtech HID's to light up the night - small, and very bright (their...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,446
Posted By RudyBoy
I caught a nail just before a long trip last...

I caught a nail just before a long trip last month in a brand new rear tire. I used a Slime brand rope-type patch kit. Took all of 2 minutes to do the repair and 3,000 miles later still holding...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By RudyBoy
That should work fine!

That should work fine!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,037
Posted By RudyBoy
I second that - one highlight of my Spring Break...

I second that - one highlight of my Spring Break trip was towing a friend's KTM (dead fuel pump) out of the the White Rim Trail in Moab UT. Prepare as best you can, then go ride (just don't forget a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,558
Posted By RudyBoy
Ha, not necessarily - I used mine to tow a KTM...

Ha, not necessarily - I used mine to tow a KTM out of the White Rim Trail in Utah last month! :deal



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8VVWMclVk3M&feature=youtu.be



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Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By RudyBoy
I agree you should have a separate circuit for...

I agree you should have a separate circuit for each device. And, I would use a relay for the horn, unless you want it to function without the key on. Here is a fuse block I found on eBay for about...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 904
Posted By RudyBoy
A few years ago a local rider on an "unprotected"...

A few years ago a local rider on an "unprotected" 1150GS snapped a cylinder when he rode through some brush that was hiding a large rock, the rock clipping the end of the cylinder. Totaled the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 904
Posted By RudyBoy
I view bolt-on cylinder protectors as more a...

I view bolt-on cylinder protectors as more a cosmetic thing, keeping the cylinder from getting scratched. I'd much rather have my engine guard take the brunt of the force during a drop, not the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,129
Posted By RudyBoy
Sounds like the battery is failing, and/or you...

Sounds like the battery is failing, and/or you have an aux device wired direct to the battery that is providing a constant drain (such as a dash-mounted LED voltmeter, heated jacket controller with...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,401
Posted By RudyBoy
That. I also have the Rainier and have never had...

That. I also have the Rainier and have never had a problem with rain while riding - the GSA windscreen keeps it pretty dry, plus the material itself is of course water proof. And since I often have...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-04-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 7,666
Views: 6,918,878
Posted By RudyBoy
Appears to be an image taken with a wide angle...

Appears to be an image taken with a wide angle lens with full depth of field followed by selective work with the blur tool.....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,036
Posted By RudyBoy
+1 I changed mine a couple weeks ago - after...

+1 I changed mine a couple weeks ago - after trying with the caliper on, I found removing the caliper was a much better way to do this.

Ps: But after seeing this post, and after spending the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,145
Posted By RudyBoy
I changed my front K60 yesterday, and used a...

I changed my front K60 yesterday, and used a c-clamp AND a bench vice. Was a real pain at that. I used my Suburban to break the bead on the rear last time I changed it. I have not tried the side...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By RudyBoy
A "stuck on" light happened on my 2002 650 Dakar...

A "stuck on" light happened on my 2002 650 Dakar several years ago - turned out the switch for the rear brake pedal was stuck "on". Tweaking the copper contact fixed the problem. Same thing...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 14,087
Posted By RudyBoy
I was riding around town for a few miles the...

I was riding around town for a few miles the other day, then up my 1.5 mile dirt driveway. Something felt a bit off, but when I looked at the tire it seemed "ok." I checked the pressure when I got...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,337
Posted By RudyBoy
Ditto the tire wear - I have 15,000 mi on my...

Ditto the tire wear - I have 15,000 mi on my front, and it looks like it has another 2,000 on it, but I have a 2,000 trip next week so I'll change it before I go. Going to do the southern part of...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,337
Posted By RudyBoy
That's a great idea, but not often works with my...

That's a great idea, but not often works with my tire changing schedule - will sure give it a go when possible! Right now I need to change both tires within the week and the high temps are not that...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,337
Posted By RudyBoy
Lol! I must have the wrong size tires then :-) ...

Lol! I must have the wrong size tires then :-) MUCH harder than Tourance or Teeks for me. That said, I am only using a c-clamp and irons, and the bead breaking is the hardest part for me with...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 666,996
Posted By RudyBoy
Fuse block

Got tired of the mess of wires under the seat - a dozen wires and 6 fuse holders. Found a semi-water proof 6-fuse holder on ebay ($12 usd) and wired it up this morning. Mobetta!
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,337
Posted By RudyBoy
I've been running the K60's for a couple years...

I've been running the K60's for a couple years now and like them quite a bit as an overall DS tire. It's true I'd prefer a TKC if I was riding 80% dirt, but for 50:50 the K60 is great, and they last...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,698
Posted By RudyBoy
BMW = But Mine Works :deal

BMW = But Mine Works :deal
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-02-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1,042
Views: 496,075
Posted By RudyBoy
http://rudyboy.smugmug.com/photos/i-ncPTbrb/0/XL/i...

http://rudyboy.smugmug.com/photos/i-ncPTbrb/0/XL/i-ncPTbrb-XL.jpg

Alvord Desert, SE Oregon.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-13-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,595
Views: 367,875
Posted By RudyBoy
Alvord Desert Part II

Posted a night shot from this trip a couple weeks ago - here is the sunrise version from the salty dried lake bed. A chilly 12F!

http://rudyboy.smugmug.com/photos/i-W8HCw8c/0/XL/i-W8HCw8c-XL.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-28-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1,595
Views: 367,875
Posted By RudyBoy
Thanks! It did occur to us that NASA most likely...

Thanks! It did occur to us that NASA most likely faked the moon landings there.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-27-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1,595
Views: 367,875
Posted By RudyBoy
:beer

:beer
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-26-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1,595
Views: 367,875
Posted By RudyBoy
Alvord Desert, SE Oregon

http://rudyboy.smugmug.com/photos/i-shZSv3v/0/O/i-shZSv3v.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,962
Posted By RudyBoy
Maybe I missed seeing it here, but anyone know of...

Maybe I missed seeing it here, but anyone know of a source for a single rheostat that could be hard-mounted, ie, instead of paying $$$ for a Gerbing, etc controller and mounting that? Thx!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,342
Posted By RudyBoy
I was just about to suggest that same switch, so...

I was just about to suggest that same switch, so I will now give it a +1 :)

But I will say the OEM switch on top has the best feel and would be my first choice for one set of lights. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,892
Posted By RudyBoy
Agreed - when I had my 650 Dakar, I could never...

Agreed - when I had my 650 Dakar, I could never keep up with friends on their 1150GS's on dirt or gravel. Or any surface for that matter! :) When I bought my 2009 GSA, I quickly found it to be MUCH...
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 90,540
Posted By RudyBoy
Being from Seattle, she probably didn't notice...

Being from Seattle, she probably didn't notice the rain too much! :)

What a great adventure - have a ton of fun and thanks for sharing! Subscribed!

Scott
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By RudyBoy
Thanks, that just might be it then. Guess I'd...

Thanks, that just might be it then. Guess I'd rather it happened around town in 2nd than at cruise all day! I have built guitars and do guitar repair as a business, and all guitars vibrate...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By RudyBoy
Yeah, that!!

Yeah, that!!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,439
Posted By RudyBoy
Oh it stays hot for a little while - burned my...

Oh it stays hot for a little while - burned my tongue a few times! :-)
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,439
Posted By RudyBoy
I use a straw - works great!

I use a straw - works great!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By RudyBoy
Seems to be related to that speed and rpm, ie,...

Seems to be related to that speed and rpm, ie, doesn't happen at 3,000 rpm in 4th or 5th gear. And doesn't happen at that speed (about 30mph) in other gears. Almost seems like some kind of whole...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By RudyBoy
Strange vibration?

I've been noticing this past year an odd pulsating vibration/oscillation in my '09 1200GSA when riding in 2nd gear and holding at about 3,000 rpm. I thought it started when I changed tires, but it...
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