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Forum: Racing 01-14-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 962,956
Posted By kannonbal
Some nice pictures here: ...

Some nice pictures here:

http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2011/01/dakar_2011.html
Forum: Racing 03-22-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2,402
Views: 104,249
Posted By kannonbal
they don't make them like the used to...

they don't make them like the used to (http://uk.eurosport.yahoo.com/22032010/23/woe-spa-tunnel-collapses.html)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2007, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 97,395
Posted By kannonbal
1999 KTM 200 EXC. They tell you to pin that...

1999 KTM 200 EXC.

They tell you to pin that thing in second gear and do an emergency stop and you are flying in no time :D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-09-2007, 06:07 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 173,203
Posted By kannonbal
Autopano is another really good stitching...

Autopano is another really good stitching software.

You can find it here: http://www.autopano.net/

The results using auto color correction, bicubic interpolator and smartblend blender are...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2007, 06:32 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 225,267
Posted By kannonbal
I thought Samarkand was an amazing place. I was...

I thought Samarkand was an amazing place. I was there in 1987 as a highschooler and even as a testosterone addled kid, I could appreciate that I was seeing something really special.

The bazaar is...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-05-2007, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 173,203
Posted By kannonbal
waterfall outside La Fortuna, Costa Rica ...

waterfall outside La Fortuna, Costa Rica

Cheers, Chuck
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2006, 02:36 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 11,510
Posted By kannonbal
Man, exactly the same thing happened to me...

Man, exactly the same thing happened to me (except for the anti-seize part)

My wheel had been on for six months and then, in the course of ten minutes, one stud almost all the way out, and two...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2006, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 668
Posted By kannonbal
i'll see that case of moose drool, and throw in a...

i'll see that case of moose drool, and throw in a bottle of 18 year old macallen:D

and my stock shocks only have 67,000 miles on them
Forum: Vendors 05-25-2006, 06:29 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 16,699
Posted By kannonbal
thanks for the vest frank! couldn't have...

thanks for the vest frank!

couldn't have been easier

i'm 6'0, 175 and the supersize was the perfect size to fit over armor and a jacket

have a great trip frank, and maybe we'll see you...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2006, 06:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 927
Posted By kannonbal
just a thought: have you retorqued your wheel...

just a thought: have you retorqued your wheel bolts? makes for a hell of a vibration, i can tell you.

story here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=133400
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2006, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,052
Posted By kannonbal
how do i check the hub threads? if it torques...

how do i check the hub threads? if it torques correctly and stays tight, then i can assume they are good?

i'm going to take some pictures tonight so everyone can see exactly what i am talking...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2006, 06:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,052
Posted By kannonbal
thanks for the replies, guys. i am the third...

thanks for the replies, guys. i am the third owner, so there could have been a previous condition that i didn't know about.

my main concern is whether i am going to need to replace my rear wheel,...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2006, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,052
Posted By kannonbal
95 1100 gs no history that i know of anyway....

95 1100 gs

no history that i know of anyway. when i put the wheel back on a few months ago, all the bolts looked unabused, and i didn't look at the back of the holes on the wheel.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2006, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,052
Posted By kannonbal
Eh? rear wheels DO come loose

so there i was on a nice 150 mile ride today. lots of twisties, some double track, a tiny bit of single track, and some screaming sweepers. absolutely great day!

we stop for about 1 hour for a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-21-2006, 06:38 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 179,601
Posted By kannonbal
no action shot, but left a little rubber on the...

no action shot, but left a little rubber on the road :D

http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b60/kannonbal/Rotation20of202005-06-22.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2006, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 572
Posted By kannonbal
i just stuck a small piece of aluminum ductwork...

i just stuck a small piece of aluminum ductwork tape over the hole. seems to work like a champ, and was free, too
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2006, 06:13 AM
Replies: 772
Views: 98,848
Posted By kannonbal
'95 bought with 58,000 miles 2 years ago now...

'95 bought with 58,000 miles 2 years ago

now has 70,000 and what a great fecking bike.

i've done a spline lube, new battery, new tires, and that's about it (knock wood)


now new shocks will...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2006, 06:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,090
Posted By kannonbal
get rid of those t-66's. i bought my bike two...

get rid of those t-66's. i bought my bike two years ago and it had t-66's. after long thought (1 1/2 years:huh ), i bought tourances and holy shit!

the t-66 is an awful tire. and wait until you...
Forum: Racing 03-12-2006, 05:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By kannonbal
at least they are changing tires during pit stops...

at least they are changing tires during pit stops again. i thought that rule sucked last year
Forum: Racing 03-12-2006, 05:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,365
Posted By kannonbal
turned into a great race. it's nice to see...

turned into a great race. it's nice to see multiple makes with competitive cars. that rosberg kid looks like he could be awesome. even though williams had both of their cars in the points, i wish...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2006, 06:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,336
Posted By kannonbal
i, too, am 6' and 175. i just get on my toes a...

i, too, am 6' and 175. i just get on my toes a bit and rock forward while covering the front brake. i always felt a bit sketchy using the throttle get off the center stand. YMMV
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2005, 01:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,162
Posted By kannonbal
Agreed! i, too, really like this one. it is...

Agreed! i, too, really like this one. it is very thin, but seals very well, too.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2005, 04:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 637
Posted By kannonbal
4500-5500 for me. i, too, will ride in the...

4500-5500 for me. i, too, will ride in the mountains in nothing but third and fourth gear. and fourth gear only when hauling the mail between twisty spots. my 1100 gs feels like it has a turbo...
Forum: Face plant 11-10-2005, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By kannonbal
at least he'll have the opportunity to still...

at least he'll have the opportunity to still breed........ :cry

there ought to be a test....
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2005, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 469
Posted By kannonbal
i've got a fammz under armor that is pretty...

i've got a fammz under armor that is pretty sweet, FWIW. looks to be of good quality, though i found one seam that was sewn a bit weird. overall, i would recommend the brand, from what i've seen.
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2005, 11:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 607
Posted By kannonbal
:ear

:ear
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2005, 10:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,601
Posted By kannonbal
i guess i should be worried more :huh i...

i guess i should be worried more :huh

i never use the automatic on for the pump. i just ease that gas in nice and slow (maybe 20% of max speed). i'll be the first to post if and when i fill my...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2005, 06:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,349
Posted By kannonbal
i bought a '95 with 60,000 miles on her and she...

i bought a '95 with 60,000 miles on her and she is fantastic. high milage is actually good, since all the transmission issues were already sorted out. she looks brand new and runs like a bat out of...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2005, 06:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,601
Posted By kannonbal
am i the only guy who fills his bike while...

am i the only guy who fills his bike while sitting on it? never had more than a few drops splatter out of the filler neck, which has been cut to max opening size. why bother getting of the bike and...
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2005, 06:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,398
Posted By kannonbal
beleive me afekete, i would love to put some on...

beleive me afekete, i would love to put some on my bike, but i keep reading things in this post that make me think that the bars can actually cause more problems than they are worth. i saw a few...
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2005, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,398
Posted By kannonbal
crash bars crack heads valve protectors...

crash bars crack heads

valve protectors crack valve covers and heads

stick with the plastic valve protectors from bmw which will sacrifice themselves to protect the engine

just my $.02
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2005, 05:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,641
Posted By kannonbal
i had a plate 200 exc for years and that bike did...

i had a plate 200 exc for years and that bike did nothing but scare me (not enough balls to keep her on the pipe in colorado single track). i dream (drool) over the possibility of scoring a 450 one...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-27-2005, 04:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,400
Posted By kannonbal
some guys i know will hit the brakes hard (or a...

some guys i know will hit the brakes hard (or a quick downshift) just to get the passenger nice and close :evil


another thing i have found is that if the brakes or whatever move you closer to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-22-2005, 06:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By kannonbal
now you're talking. you will not be sorry. the...

now you're talking. you will not be sorry. the first time you put the dirt bike down and it wasn't your GS it will all have been worth it. and two bikes are always better than one, right? i...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2005, 05:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,072
Posted By kannonbal
this post is useless without video :D

this post is useless without video :D
Forum: Racing 09-19-2005, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By kannonbal
world rally death

"bear", the copilot for marko martin was killed instantly yesterday when their car hit a tree at a high rate of speed during the last day of the great britain rally in wales. sebastian loeb, the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-19-2005, 05:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By kannonbal
there is nothing like using a dirt bike on the...

there is nothing like using a dirt bike on the dirt. i've ridden a bunch of single track all around crested butte and i wouldn't dream of learning how with a big ol' 1100/1150. you fall down in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2005, 07:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By kannonbal
i'm still unconvinced. if i'm not seeing...

i'm still unconvinced. if i'm not seeing evidence of stuff on the engine side of the filter, then i'm thinking that there isn't stuff in the engine either. i have enjoyed what seems to be an...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2005, 06:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By kannonbal
i am surprised by how down on k&n filters all you...

i am surprised by how down on k&n filters all you guys seem to be. i would be willing to bet that the reputation for allowing particles through comes from improper oiling before installation. you...
Forum: Racing 09-12-2005, 06:43 AM
Replies: 12
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Views: 530
Posted By kannonbal
at least there is still a manufacterer's points...

at least there is still a manufacterer's points battle going on. and the driver's championship is still up for grabs, sort of, with three races to go. and there is more than two guys every race who...
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