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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 11:48 AM
Replies: 33,475
Views: 8,174,467
Posted By GapRunr
Needs a car tire. :hide

Needs a car tire.


:hide
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Today, 08:55 AM
Replies: 1,125
Views: 555,365
Posted By GapRunr
In Utah

Here's a link to my view in Utah a couple of weeks ago.

I have a much larger version if it needs to be cropped at all.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By GapRunr
Just to clarify a few ambiguities 1 -are...

Just to clarify a few ambiguities


1 -are "Aux lights" the OEM auxiliary lights, and then you also have a set of Rigid lights that you just installed?

2 - When the key is on, the OEM aux...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,890
Posted By GapRunr
<sigh> I miss my original fuel strip that lasted...

<sigh> I miss my original fuel strip that lasted for 80,000 miles. It was pretty accurate. If my trip meter said X and my remaining range was Y, I would always go about X+Y on a tank. i.e. if...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By GapRunr
The first time the issue arose I was at 8,000...

The first time the issue arose I was at 8,000 feet and it was about 70 degrees, so definitely not related to freezing.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By GapRunr
I'm the traveler that was having the issue. It...

I'm the traveler that was having the issue. It was specifically related to altitude. The closer I got to 10,000 feet the worse it would get. I bled the system myself after Grand Junction BMW said it...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,890
Posted By GapRunr
another failure

80,000 miles on my 07 GSA and the fuel strip appears to have died. I'm still on my original fuel strip, and have used everything from pure premium to "questionable less than regular grade" fuel.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,890
Posted By GapRunr
If the bike has the On Board Computer it has a...

If the bike has the On Board Computer it has a fuel strip. If it does not have the optional on board computer then it has a float.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,746
Posted By GapRunr
They are, or can be, matched to your ignition...

They are, or can be, matched to your ignition key. It's a center cut key, and matched to your ignition. While it can be picked, the person who has those skills would probably be focused on a more...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-06-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,429
Posted By GapRunr
Hey, that's us! Thanks Patrick. There are...

Hey, that's us! Thanks Patrick.

There are quite a few independent mechanics in this area, but one of the best Airhead guys around is Ed Huey at Huey's Cycle Service. (865) 201-6655 . He's also...
Forum: Airheads 07-30-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,304
Posted By GapRunr
all taken care of

We got him squared away. I went and picked him up in the shop truck with the Uber Ramp and brought him back to Dual Sport Touring so he could use our lift and tools. We had a new drive shaft sent...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-29-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By GapRunr
Need a place in Trinidad, CO to deliver tires Friday

Hi folks.

I'm a dealer in East TN who provides support to people who are riding the TAT. We currently have 8 riders from New Zealand who left our shop last week and will be in need of tires soon....
Forum: Vendors 07-22-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By GapRunr
Sale pending....

Sale pending....
Forum: Vendors 07-16-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By GapRunr
bump for a very rare gas tank

bump for a very rare gas tank
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,231
Posted By GapRunr
It's part of their soon to be national...

It's part of their soon to be national advertising slogan.

Loud Pipes Sell Cameras.

:lol3
Forum: Vendors 07-09-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By GapRunr
New in Box R100GSPD Tank Kit

Our shop is selling this for a customer who is constantly traveling so hasn't got the time to be answering emails and phone calls.

He is asking $2,500. I'll forward any reasonable offers to him....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4,926
Views: 779,970
Posted By GapRunr
Nah… Not enough lights for the Griswold wagon! ...

Nah… Not enough lights for the Griswold wagon!

:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4,926
Views: 779,970
Posted By GapRunr
That's the Saddlemen Adventure Track seat. I had...

That's the Saddlemen Adventure Track seat. I had a Sargent for the first 65,000 miles that I really thought was a great seat, then I tried this when my rep suggested it. (I own a shop that sells...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4,926
Views: 779,970
Posted By GapRunr
Yes, that is another name for it. Hydrographics,...

Yes, that is another name for it. Hydrographics, Water Transfer Printing, and Water Transfer Painting are one and the same.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4,926
Views: 779,970
Posted By GapRunr
Not today, but over the last week or so... ...

Not today, but over the last week or so...

I had the gas tank, beak, and rear parcel shelf painted with "water transfer painting" (lots of video on Youtube about the process) in a weathered...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-08-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 17,417
Posted By GapRunr
Meet him at the bank that holds the title. He'll...

Meet him at the bank that holds the title. He'll need to call them ahead of time and make sure they have it at the local branch, then you can pay off the lien with the amount required and give the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,352
Posted By GapRunr
I'm not sure about the market in Nigeria where...

I'm not sure about the market in Nigeria where you are located, but in the US market the LC rims are a half inch wider front and rear. I'm assuming that the wider tires on the LC were to provide a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,352
Posted By GapRunr
I'm not sure if I understand what you mean. ...

I'm not sure if I understand what you mean. Putting a 190 width tire onto the OEM rim would result in slower transitioning speed when turning, and you will never be able to use all the tread surface...
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2,851
Views: 521,107
Posted By GapRunr
Wow! :eek1 I think I'll buy a nicer bolt and...

Wow! :eek1

I think I'll buy a nicer bolt and metal tab for the one I have!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4,926
Views: 779,970
Posted By GapRunr
I tried a set of those on my 1200GSA and had to...

I tried a set of those on my 1200GSA and had to take them off. They weren't very well shielded and the ballast would set off the ABS warning light. I wasn't sure if it was a wiring isolation issue...
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2,851
Views: 521,107
Posted By GapRunr
Even harder to find than the OEM tach is the OEM...

Even harder to find than the OEM tach is the OEM pod to mount it in. Are you wanting an OEM one to keep everything authentic or are you more interested in the function the tach provides?

I...
Forum: Face plant 04-29-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,921
Posted By GapRunr
This would be funny if it wasn't for the fact...

This would be funny if it wasn't for the fact that there is a small part of you that is seriously considering it....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4,926
Views: 779,970
Posted By GapRunr
I've also got the Rigid lights on my GSA, and I...

I've also got the Rigid lights on my GSA, and I wired the lights directly from the battery to a relay, then to the lights. I ran the trigger wire for the relay to a switch, then tapped into the high...
Forum: Face plant 04-24-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,921
Posted By GapRunr
:lol3 Now that is the level of debauchery I...

:lol3

Now that is the level of debauchery I expected from this group!




Not to brag, but on those forums I use GapRuiner . :eek1
Forum: Face plant 04-24-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,921
Posted By GapRunr
I can't believe its been been 16 posts and not...

I can't believe its been been 16 posts and not one person has picked up on Blur saying this...




:rofl

Opportunity, people. When it comes knocking, open the door!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4,926
Views: 779,970
Posted By GapRunr
It shouldn't be. The Pivot Pegz are the same part...

It shouldn't be. The Pivot Pegz are the same part number for both a GS and GSA, assuming these are both oil cooled bikes.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4,926
Views: 779,970
Posted By GapRunr
The bushings were a very minor amount of...

The bushings were a very minor amount of adjustment. There is another way to lower them. You should be able to remove the pegs from the mounts, then swap the left and right pegs, then reattach. ...
Forum: Trials 04-16-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2,612
Views: 313,873
Posted By GapRunr
Went to Hickory Hills (Lenoir City, TN) tonight...

Went to Hickory Hills (Lenoir City, TN) tonight after work to run the 9 sections I ran this past Saturday and Sunday as part of an STRA event. I wanted to go back and redo the sections I was having...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,652
Posted By GapRunr
I work at a shop that has access to Ohlins, Works...

I work at a shop that has access to Ohlins, Works Performance, HyperPro, Wilbers, Elka and Yacugar. I went with the Yacugar for my personal bike, an 07 Adventure with 80,000 miles.

I chose the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By GapRunr
The GSA came from the factory with upper and...

The GSA came from the factory with upper and lower crash bars. Did the previous owner take them off?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,086
Posted By GapRunr
It was 12:07 local time. :clap

It was 12:07 local time. :clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 1,229
Views: 70,238
Posted By GapRunr
He's hoping... :lol3

He's hoping... :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,086
Posted By GapRunr
Racetech Gold Valves on a GSA

I’ve been less than happy with the suspension on my 7 year old R1200 Adventure with a little over 80,000 miles on it so I thought I would see what I could do to improve it. I’ve rebuilt the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-31-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 1,229
Views: 70,238
Posted By GapRunr
Hey, that's me in the grey jacket trying to tie...

Hey, that's me in the grey jacket trying to tie the shoulder harness in that rope so we could pull like a dog sled team.

So sorry to hear about your loss 'trailer Rails'. I've got two myself and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-30-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1,229
Views: 70,238
Posted By GapRunr
I took my time packing up today and helping clean...

I took my time packing up today and helping clean up a little, but after a leisurely 1 hour drive the Dual Sport Touring satellite office was home safe, sound and pretty tired. I had forgotten what...
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