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Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 550
Posted By JRP
WD 40 has always worked well for me. Be...

WD 40 has always worked well for me.
Be careful when taking that cover off if the battery is connected.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-18-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 1,718
Views: 408,349
Posted By JRP
South Dakota

http://jrp650.smugmug.com/Travel/June-2005-trip/i-svsGfVZ/0/L/SouthDakota02-L.jpg
Forum: The Garage 08-01-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 131,041
Posted By JRP
Maybe try this? ...

Maybe try this? http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=8704247&postcount=137
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-07-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By JRP
Paper maps used with a compass are much cheaper...

Paper maps used with a compass are much cheaper and don't rely on satellites.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-06-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,243
Posted By JRP
Yes that is exactly what I meant. I'm a Yankee so...

Yes that is exactly what I meant. I'm a Yankee so not as tough some of the people living there...LOL I do have problems with my nose getting burned as I don't use a dark shield.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-05-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,243
Posted By JRP
Sunscreen...SPF 1000 if you can find it, just in...

Sunscreen...SPF 1000 if you can find it, just in case it doesn't rain. :D When I went through NM I didn't have any and got a very painful sunburn.
Forum: Americas 07-04-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By JRP
Welcome to Adventure Rider! I've done many gravel...

Welcome to Adventure Rider! I've done many gravel roads in NH, although not that particular one. Most all the roads there are graded quite well, you shouldn't have any problem at all...enjoy!
Forum: The Garage 06-29-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,314
Posted By JRP
The flashing on the chimney appears to be on top...

The flashing on the chimney appears to be on top of the shingles, in this case it should be under them since the roof slopes down in that direction. The cricket would be the best choice, easy to...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-29-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,573
Posted By JRP
Mount Washington, NH

http://jrp650.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Short-ride-pics/i-4mGDW5G/0/X2/Mount%20Washington-X2.jpg
Forum: The Garage 06-25-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 687
Posted By JRP
Make sure they are facing the correct way :lol3

Make sure they are facing the correct way :lol3
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-25-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,437
Posted By JRP
Fishing line would work as well

Fishing line would work as well
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-22-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 744
Posted By JRP
Nice installation, that unit looks pretty rugged.

Nice installation, that unit looks pretty rugged.
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,907
Posted By JRP
I use custom molded silicone plugs at work, they...

I use custom molded silicone plugs at work, they last for years. Any hearing place should be able to make them for you. You can get kits for less the $10 to mold your own.
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By JRP
It looks like what you have is all you need. ...

It looks like what you have is all you need.

http://www.dmv.org/az-arizona/bill-of-sale.php
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-30-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,961
Posted By JRP
Check this thread: ...

Check this thread: http://ukgser.com/forums/showthread.php?311016-BMW-F650GS-2008-Twin-fuel-tank-vent-issue

There was also a "Y" fitting to put in the tank vent hose and route it up under the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-01-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By JRP
Yes they did and gave it a few more horsepower.

Yes they did and gave it a few more horsepower.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-01-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By JRP
Well yes...yes I do. I had no idea premium was...

Well yes...yes I do. I had no idea premium was scarce in Illinois. The only bike I need premium for is my TE 250. My F650GS ( which is an earlier version of the F700GS ) runs on regular. I've...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-01-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By JRP
Very helpful To the OP: Premium fuel is...

Very helpful


To the OP: Premium fuel is available anywhere there is regular. If you want to save a few bucks on gas then remap it.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-30-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,091
Posted By JRP
Yes, the 650 only has one rotor, but...it has...

Yes, the 650 only has one rotor, but...it has conventional forks, I'm not sure if the 700 has the same upside down ones as the 800. If it doesn't the wheel probably won't fit.


Just checked the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-30-2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,091
Posted By JRP
Yes...it came on the bike new...works fine :rofl

Yes...it came on the bike new...works fine :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,941
Posted By JRP
Yes... yes there is, even from the "experts"......

Yes... yes there is, even from the "experts"... pretty hard to go wrong if you follow the manual. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,941
Posted By JRP
Every motorcycle I have ever owned said to check...

Every motorcycle I have ever owned said to check oil with the bike vertical. I'm sure you are not down very much, but if you lean it toward the sight glass side it's going to show more. As your...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,941
Posted By JRP
If the bike is vertical and has been off for...

If the bike is vertical and has been off for awhile, you should see oil in the window. From top to bottom of the window is not much of an amount.
I would guess you are a bit low on oil. Add slowly...
Forum: Trials 12-13-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,989
Posted By JRP
Trials don't use much gas, so 5 gallons will last...

Trials don't use much gas, so 5 gallons will last quite awhile and not go bad. Pump gas not so much.
Forum: The Garage 12-08-2013, 03:20 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,384
Posted By JRP
I just went through this problem with my Tacoma....

I just went through this problem with my Tacoma. Kroil, torch, heavy logging chain, tree and 4WD low with Diff lock on...ball mount popped right out. :clap

I'll NEVER leave one in again! :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-02-2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,568
Posted By JRP
I can't believe no one has mentioned standing on...

I can't believe no one has mentioned standing on the pegs to lower COG :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-30-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,865
Posted By JRP
This one does it for me, about 80,000 miles on it...

This one does it for me, about 80,000 miles on it so far :clap
http://jrp650.smugmug.com/Other/Puppy-Dog-Route/i-xtxXR5t/0/L/PDR04-L.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,131
Posted By JRP
Have you checked that the throttle cables are...

Have you checked that the throttle cables are seated correctly? You need a bit of play at the throttle bodies.
Forum: Airheads 11-03-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 918
Views: 176,753
Posted By JRP
As far as I know the PD stuff was sold as a kit....

As far as I know the PD stuff was sold as a kit. Some dealers may have installed it before selling the bike. I don't believe there is any special run of VINs.
Forum: Trials 11-03-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,034
Posted By JRP
Is the flywheel tight as in no play? Crank...

Is the flywheel tight as in no play? Crank bearings? If you have a puller you can check behind it for a loose stator. I've had several Betas with no problems at all, but anything is possible. Good...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,880
Posted By JRP
Good luck!!! :clap

Good luck!!! :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-19-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 98,539
Posted By JRP
http://jrp650.smugmug.com/photos/i-F3nFxJF/0/L/i-F...

http://jrp650.smugmug.com/photos/i-F3nFxJF/0/L/i-F3nFxJF-L.png
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 12,572
Posted By JRP
66...that makes about 55 or so years riding,...

66...that makes about 55 or so years riding, starting with a B&S powered minibike, and too many bikes to list after that :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 14,925
Posted By JRP
That one works for me everytime :evil

That one works for me everytime :evil
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-10-2013, 02:56 AM
Replies: 1,718
Views: 408,349
Posted By JRP
South Dakota ...

South Dakota

http://jrp650.smugmug.com/Travel/June-2005-trip/i-gFQTkKq/0/L/SouthDakota01-L.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By JRP
That does appear to be the number for the harness...

That does appear to be the number for the harness repair, fits most if not all of the 1200's

"instill confidence"
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-26-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,585
Posted By JRP
Take the bike for a spin down the road with maybe...

Take the bike for a spin down the road with maybe 45 PSI or so, it should seat pretty quickly. That's the only way the bead would seat on my R 80 G/S front.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-17-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3,543
Views: 1,510,184
Posted By JRP
From about 1975... youngest daughter, bike was an...

From about 1975... youngest daughter, bike was an Ossa Plonker :clap

http://jrp650.smugmug.com/photos/i-8Nkx5jg/0/L/Heatherbike-L.jpg
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 911
Posted By JRP
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=58...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=589873
Forum: The Garage 07-03-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By JRP
He's a local LEO and knows exactly what he's...

He's a local LEO and knows exactly what he's going to do with...I know nothing at all :rofl
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