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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-19-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10,424
Views: 2,160,954
Posted By s1marks
<TIME title="Fri 19 Dec 03:45:12 PM (51 minutes...

<TIME title="Fri 19 Dec 03:45:12 PM (51 minutes ago)" datetime="2014-12-19 15:45">Dec 19</TIME> 2005 SUZUKI V-STROM DL1000 (http://portland.craigslist.org/clk/mcy/4812730838.html) $3000...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-16-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9,045
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,308,348
Posted By s1marks
Looking for a first bike for s1marks-wife. This...

Looking for a first bike for s1marks-wife. This will be a bike for my better half to learn to ride on. I'm think thinking she would get on well with something like XT225, DR250-SE, DR350-SE,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-03-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,490
Posted By s1marks
IN!. ReallyIN for 2015.

IN!.





ReallyIN for 2015.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-19-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,897
Posted By s1marks
In - I need it already.

In - I need it already.
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 34,804
Posted By s1marks
Correct. The air mesh just doesn't soak up...

Correct. The air mesh just doesn't soak up water. It gets wet, certainly, but it's like wearing flexible, perforated plastic. When the rain stops the air-flow through it dries it quickly.

I...
Forum: Vendors 10-31-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,062
Posted By s1marks
Cool Stuff

This looks likes a pretty cool and innovative setup. It appears to be very flexible and transferable form bike to bike.

I am a little confused by the uprising rack though. Because it is a...
Forum: Vendors 10-25-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 996
Posted By s1marks
Personally I like them. A cool industrial look...

Personally I like them. A cool industrial look and I should think those bevelled edges and curves add strength to the panniers as well as the safety aspect pointed out by the vendor. I already have...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By s1marks
I have the same combination on a 2001 R1150GS (I...

I have the same combination on a 2001 R1150GS (I also have 2" Rox Risers, I'm 6'1" and for standing the combination works Great!).

I will say that with the lowering kit I have found it...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 740
Views: 47,398
Posted By s1marks
Wow, if you describe your old pivot bearing races...

Wow, if you describe your old pivot bearing races as brinelled, then the last set I removed had small canyons in them! :D

Curious about those grease nipples (realize you have the cap screw in...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 740
Views: 47,398
Posted By s1marks
I can see that I am not going to Eek many more...

I can see that I am not going to Eek many more miles out of my current Pivot bearings and I will need replacements before these stand a chance of reaching any form of production. So, do you want...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 806
Posted By s1marks
You probably have either a leaking valve or a...

You probably have either a leaking valve or a lead at the bead. A lot of soapy water will likely tell you which.

If you are leaking at the valve, you could try a new valve core or possibly...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4,353
Views: 737,376
Posted By s1marks
Check your Brake Discs - Do it now - Do it often,

Will post pics in the next couple of days but just wanted to post this out there.

CHECK YOUR BRAKE DISCS FOR CRACKS.

Maybe this happens more often than I realize but I was pretty shocked to get...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-15-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 30,554
Posted By s1marks
Are we still talking about AJ's arse?

Are we still talking about AJ's arse?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-11-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 30,554
Posted By s1marks
Fixed

Fixed
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By s1marks
You'll need to post a link or provide more...

You'll need to post a link or provide more details. Nothing obvious I can see on there page here;http://www.motosport.com/motorcycle/brake-lines

And dang. Just ordered a speigler 2 days ago!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,837
Posted By s1marks
I don't see the relevance either. They fucked...

I don't see the relevance either. They fucked them up, they put them right.

If they can get them to polish out to 'as new' condition then fair enough, if not locate some boutique company that...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,987
Posted By s1marks
This is slowoldguy, Texas Roads, back end of...

This is slowoldguy, Texas Roads, back end of summer, so my bet is sub-1000. I hope I am wrong but my bet is 805.

Miles.

I think he should be able to do it in that!

S1
Forum: The Garage 09-08-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,839
Posted By s1marks
pictures

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I said I would upload some...
Forum: The Garage 09-07-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,839
Posted By s1marks
Thanks you everyone for the replies. Like I said...

Thanks you everyone for the replies. Like I said I am a noob at this stuff so your comments are an education to me and most welcome.

What I am triyng to build is some valve cover guards for my...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-05-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 860
Posted By s1marks
Alex, try calling BMW is western Oregon in...

Alex, try calling BMW is western Oregon in Tigard. They had one in stock last time I was in.
Forum: The Garage 09-05-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,839
Posted By s1marks
Thanks for the response Beezer. I'm not sure if I...

Thanks for the response Beezer. I'm not sure if I am not explaining what I want to do correctly or if I'm just way out of my depth!

Here is the stock I was looking at (although I will look for...
Forum: The Garage 09-05-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,839
Posted By s1marks
Aluminum bending and scoring

So Im sure there are plenty of people here that do this routinely but Im a newb at this so please bear with me.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"...
Forum: Vendors 08-28-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 30,429
Posted By s1marks
Am I the only one? I get the original idea, but...

Am I the only one? I get the original idea, but I can't fathom how this one works at all!

also am I right in thinking that the spacer only works with the original BMW clutch? (thought I read...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-28-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 21,653
Views: 1,623,353
Posted By s1marks
OK....let's see if this works. I'm going...

OK....let's see if this works.

I'm going to call this place for tonight (tonight is Thursday 28th August 2014 btw....just in case there aren't any more posts in this thread during the next...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 845
Posted By s1marks
Hmmm, very timely thread for me. So I discovered...

Hmmm, very timely thread for me. So I discovered today that my front right rotor is 'loose'. That is to say when you grab it with your hand and wiggle it there is distinct 'play'. I removed the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-19-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By s1marks
Try Mike at BeemerBoneyard I know they carry new...

Try Mike at BeemerBoneyard I know they carry new clutch parts and shipping is very quick.


S1
Forum: The Garage 08-18-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,219
Posted By s1marks
I asked the same question to Jesse Service when I...

I asked the same question to Jesse Service when I first got mine. (same deal, got them used, mine are also black and I have some white aluminum oxide starting to show through the pores in the finish...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,195
Posted By s1marks
Yes Please. I have a commercial equivalent...

Yes Please. I have a commercial equivalent already but it is not bright enough. Works OK at night but in bright sunlight I miss it going off.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-23-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 21,653
Views: 1,623,353
Posted By s1marks
I don't know of anywhere that carries them...

I don't know of anywhere that carries them locally, but motorcyclesuperstore is just down the road (Medford I think) and they can usually deliver them to Portland by the next day if you can get an...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,860
Posted By s1marks
Of course Weight is a factor, but I think an...

Of course Weight is a factor, but I think an equally important one is physical size of what you pack.

I have riden 2 BDR's (Oregon and Washington). I didn't pack much food with either because as...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-14-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 30,554
Posted By s1marks
IN. Dibs on you camper if it's availble. Will...

IN. Dibs on you camper if it's availble. Will bring the small bike.

S1
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-08-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9,045
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,308,348
Posted By s1marks
Bump for New Price.

*****PRICE REDUCED TO $500*****
Richardson Brothers Dining Room set
<!-- #dg-post-title --><!-- message -->Richardson Dining Room set for sale. Solid Oak.

The quaility of this set is 2nd to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-25-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 21,653
Views: 1,623,353
Posted By s1marks
WooHoo. There is life in the old thrread yet. ...

WooHoo. There is life in the old thrread yet. On my way home. IN!

6 works good. See you there.:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By s1marks
I have the same problem with my tall Z-Technik...

I have the same problem with my tall Z-Technik screen. I found that I could use the screen with my tobinators if I 'set' the tobinators first and then attached the screen, a real pain to have to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 997
Posted By s1marks
All, thank you very much indeed for the...

All, thank you very much indeed for the responses.

I will remove the wheel and the nylon drive cog to the speedo, refit the wheel and see if I can still hear that squeel and clicking sound. It...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 997
Posted By s1marks
Perhaps my question was not simple enough. Can I...

Perhaps my question was not simple enough. Can I use these VxB bearings as direct replacements for the OEM part?

I'm a newb where bearings are concerned and I'd like reassuarce before fitting...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 997
Posted By s1marks
Front Wheel Bearings R1150GS (2001)

The front wheel on my R1150GS (2001) is making a distinct 'clicking' sound and the occasional screech when rotated (brake calipers removed to elimiate them from the equation). It sounds like one of...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,326
Posted By s1marks
I am a fan of them. I ran maybe 6 or 7 shinko...

I am a fan of them. I ran maybe 6 or 7 shinko 705 radials before the M40's and I think the M40's get marginally better miliage (pretty sure that the front, which is still on the bike, will do quite...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-13-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 93,847
Posted By s1marks
Bug sister, sorry to have to post this but I am...

Bug sister, sorry to have to post this but I am afraid I am also out. This transpires it is the only week this summer that I can't make it.

Please keep me on the auto-in for next year though. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-06-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9,045
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,308,348
Posted By s1marks
Richardson Brothers Dining Room set

8 Chairs, large Oak table (with 4 leaves) and Hutch. As New condition.

Price Drop - New Price $795

See original Post here;...
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