Monthly Archives: August 2007

Hooray, I have Beemer again!

So, while diagnosing the intake manifold problem, I discovered that my throttle cable was frayed. Apparently this is a common problem with the F650GS as Die Korporation picked a stupid, sharp-angled, way to route the cable under the airbox. Anyway, … Continue reading

Posted in F650GS, Wrenching | 4 Comments

Are Too! vs Pucker Up: 3-1

Wow, it’s been a while since I made a hockey post. Obviously I took six weeks off for our honeymoon and then my first couple of games back were pretty pathetic. Wake up, lungs! Last night’s game was really super … Continue reading

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Chain Gang ride on the XT ;)

Back before the Beemer’s intake manifold shit itself, I had signed up to lead a Chain Gang ride this past weekend. I figured, heck, I might as well still lead the ride, but on the white XT, to give the … Continue reading

Posted in Rides, XT225 | 2 Comments

My bike insurance cost is almost reasonable now!

All I did was change the marital status checkbox on Progressive’s website from “single” to “married” and they sent me an $80 check! I should get married more often.

Posted in The Daily Grind | 3 Comments

Well, I guess that would be the problem.

Remember how I said at the end of the exploratory Santa Cruz mountains ride entry that the bike was starting to run poorly? Well, it got worse. It got tons worse. In fact, I would go so far as to … Continue reading

Posted in F650GS, Wrenching | 6 Comments