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Forum: Beasts 02-15-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4,936
Views: 918,018
Posted By kmroxo
I ride TKC80s on my GS a lot, especially when I'm...

I ride TKC80s on my GS a lot, especially when I'm planning a trip that is going to have a lot of dirt/gravel roads and I really like them. Fuel mileage suffers a bit, but they handle the pavement...
Forum: Beasts 02-02-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,233
Posted By kmroxo
Can you find an older BMW R1100GS in that price...

Can you find an older BMW R1100GS in that price range over there?
Forum: Beasts 01-21-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,572
Posted By kmroxo
The boys at SW-MOTECH and Twisted Throttle are...

The boys at SW-MOTECH and Twisted Throttle are already coming out with some great aftermarket bits for the CB500X as well. With all the positive reviews and owner happiness I only see the aftermarket...
Forum: Beasts 01-20-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,572
Posted By kmroxo
I am new to the CB500X, but I chose it based...

I am new to the CB500X, but I chose it based mostly on the guys at Ride Apart and how much they loved the thing. They say the answer to any question of CB500X vs Versys/VStrom/etc is always CB500X....
Forum: Beasts 01-19-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4,936
Views: 918,018
Posted By kmroxo
I don't post as much as mcmann, but I bought his...

I don't post as much as mcmann, but I bought his bike so it stayed in the ADVrider family.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,433
Posted By kmroxo
I am very happy with my '04 GS Adventure, but if...

I am very happy with my '04 GS Adventure, but if it were total'ed or otherwise lost I think I would go for the regular GS primarily for the weight. I always recommend aftermarket shocks so you can...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 949
Posted By kmroxo
It might be after fire. It seems a little...

It might be after fire. It seems a little sluggish off idle though also and sounds a bit muffled. Aside from putting your hand by the exhaust connections how do you check for exhaust leaks?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 949
Posted By kmroxo
R1150GS Adventure Backfire w/ new Exhaust

I bought a Remus Y pipe and Staintune muffler off of an inmate several months ago and I can't ask him for advice, because I deleted all the PMs about the buy. I finally got around to removing the cat...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,300
Posted By kmroxo
My father has a 2009 1200GS lowered about 2.75"...

My father has a 2009 1200GS lowered about 2.75" from Wilbers. He really likes being able to have his GS and still get the balls of both feet down on dirt roads and such. He has crash bars, I can't...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 1,261,059
Posted By kmroxo
The author of XKCD lives in (or around) Boston...

The author of XKCD lives in (or around) Boston actually.
Forum: Hacks 08-27-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,971
Posted By kmroxo
It was in the flea market about a year or so ago....

It was in the flea market about a year or so ago. I wasn't in a position to buy it at that time. I decided to get one recently and it turned out it had never sold so I scooped it up.
Forum: Hacks 08-26-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,971
Posted By kmroxo
After a couple of weeks riding around with the...

After a couple of weeks riding around with the rig I was getting more comfortable. I'm not ready for major twisties, but it wasn't freaking me out too much anymore. I had a OHV day ride planned so I...
Forum: Hacks 08-12-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,971
Posted By kmroxo
I took Cooper for his first ride today. We didn't...

I took Cooper for his first ride today. We didn't go far. Stayed on side roads and went to REI to get some climbing rope and carabiners for his permanent tether. Today we just used his leash wrapped...
Forum: Hacks 08-12-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1,171
Views: 316,725
Posted By kmroxo
First ride for Cooper. ...

First ride for Cooper.

http://kmroxo.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/GS-Pictures/i-fdB9x65/0/L/IMG0716-L.jpg
Forum: Hacks 08-11-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,971
Posted By kmroxo
Everything is hooked up. Took it for a couple of...

Everything is hooked up. Took it for a couple of test spins around the neighborhood. I have my rear preload adjusted to max. I need a bit more weight in the car for practice also. Cooper's doggles...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 549
Posted By kmroxo
ABS Light Won't Stop Blinking

2004 servo-assisted ABS. While working on attaching my new-to-me sidecar there was a problem with one of the lights. While messing with the wiring the ABS light started flashing constantly when the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,777
Posted By kmroxo
You could have a relay that is starting to go...

You could have a relay that is starting to go bad, but hasn't completely failed. I'm about to start my own thread on a similar issue to confirm my diagnosis on my bike.

After talking with a rep at...
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,096
Posted By kmroxo
I have had a one piece Roadcrafter for 12 years...

I have had a one piece Roadcrafter for 12 years now. Only this past spring did I send it in for some seam and zipper repair. I also got all new armor. It used to be absolutely waterproof, but the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By kmroxo
I also replaced my stock 2004 GSA shocks with...

I also replaced my stock 2004 GSA shocks with standard height Ohlins. I did have to get a new centerstand though for it was too hard to put up on the stock one when fully loaded. I have a Sargent Low...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,614
Posted By kmroxo
Mine too. There aren't many, but there are a few...

Mine too. There aren't many, but there are a few on the 1150.
Forum: Hacks 08-04-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,971
Posted By kmroxo
Well the electrical connections have been made....

Well the electrical connections have been made. My shocks should be on a delivery truck heading back from North Carolina. Hopefully by the end of next week I will be able to get it all hooked up for...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,025
Posted By kmroxo
I recently got quotes from three places for a...

I recently got quotes from three places for a front and rear rebuild. There was a variance of about $100 from the lowest to the highest. That was about a 30% deviation from average so their can be...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 23,225
Posted By kmroxo
Thanks guys. I will be looking to try out both....

Thanks guys. I will be looking to try out both. If I like the volume of the SMH5s I think they would suit my needs.
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2012, 05:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 23,225
Posted By kmroxo
Ok, thanks. Are we talking 55mph highway or 75mph...

Ok, thanks. Are we talking 55mph highway or 75mph highway? I would definitely like to try a set out. Then it just comes down to battery life. The 5 would work most of the time, but not for the longer...
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 23,225
Posted By kmroxo
I'm new to researching the Sena system, but multi...

I'm new to researching the Sena system, but multi point means that the SMH10 can bluetooth connect to your phone PLUS your GPS at the same time. So you can get voice prompt directions and then a...
Forum: Hacks 07-29-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,971
Posted By kmroxo
Finally getting started. My front Ohlins shock...

Finally getting started. My front Ohlins shock was starting to leak and I need to do a few more things for service so I stripped the bike down a bit.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,114
Posted By kmroxo
That's the plan. I'll be pulling them this coming...

That's the plan. I'll be pulling them this coming week and sending them out.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,114
Posted By kmroxo
I have some engine cleaner and degreaser coming...

I have some engine cleaner and degreaser coming in so I'll clean it real good and keep and eye on it. Mine were set up by Kyle Racing in Monterey as part of a group buy deal he had going on here on...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,114
Posted By kmroxo
I uploaded a new picture and put it in the...

I uploaded a new picture and put it in the original post.
Forum: Hacks 07-18-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,971
Posted By kmroxo
I have read a bunch and have heard that it is a...

I have read a bunch and have heard that it is a pain to attach and detach. I'm not opposed to getting a second bike, but that means a trailer and a truck or SUV in the future too so we'll see how it...
Forum: Hacks 07-18-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,469
Posted By kmroxo
Claude, that looks really good. PM inbound. I am...

Claude, that looks really good. PM inbound. I am mostly looking for something that can carry both my dogs.
Forum: Hacks 07-18-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,971
Posted By kmroxo
Cooper's Rig

I bought MZcountryboy's sidecar rig to mate up with my bike. I figured since he had the exact same bike as mine, except the wrong color, this should work out pretty well. There are a couple of goals...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,114
Posted By kmroxo
Is my shock leaking?

I put my Ohlins on somewhere around 30,000-35,000 miles ago. I have heard people talk of them leaking and needing to be rebuilt. I finally got around to giving the beast a bath after this year's big...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,366
Posted By kmroxo
My bike does just fine until sitting in traffic....

My bike does just fine until sitting in traffic. Freaking Tappan Zee Bridge almost cooked it last Friday.

I ride with a one piece Aerostich Roadcrafter. In the heat I typically ride with...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 19,846
Posted By kmroxo
I think this is very well done. The first one I...

I think this is very well done. The first one I felt was a bit on the crazy big side. This is still a bit large for my tastes, but then again I strap my camping chair, tent, and sleeping pad on top...
Forum: Hacks 07-11-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,469
Posted By kmroxo
Cargo box body

Where might I be able to get my hands on one? Or would it just be easier to have one built?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,533
Posted By kmroxo
The main difference is that the bikes runs a bit...

The main difference is that the bikes runs a bit smoother with the twin spark set up. I don't have any problems with my servo breaks, but I did bust an ignition coil on one side during a service...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,533
Posted By kmroxo
I wouldn't worry about the miles, but I'm pretty...

I wouldn't worry about the miles, but I'm pretty sure the 2002 is a single spark. I would go for the 2004 with twin spark. I think you'll be fine either way. If both look mechanically sound and ride...
Forum: Hacks 07-10-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1,171
Views: 316,725
Posted By kmroxo
Thanks for that pic Donkeys! Now I just need to...

Thanks for that pic Donkeys! Now I just need to find a stand alone cargo box without a frame since I already have a full rig.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,733
Posted By kmroxo
It really depends on how rough your 30% dirt is....

It really depends on how rough your 30% dirt is. I happen to be light weight enough that I don't have as much issue with tread life on the TKC 80s as other folks do so I just run TKC 80s all the...
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