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Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 57,384
Posted By flyinon2
ah, there area few seats out there just wanted to...

ah, there area few seats out there just wanted to know if any are better than stock...... the ergos on this bike are just right for sport touring ..... I could see 300 mile plus days easy... the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 57,384
Posted By flyinon2
Just picked my 2010 1100 Evo SP up last week and...

Just picked my 2010 1100 Evo SP up last week and all that I can say is Holy Sh..! I traded in a 2005 BMW K1200S. I know, totally different bikes. I found that I was riding 99% of the time within...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2009, 07:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,232
Posted By flyinon2
I talked to BMW customer service today just to...

I talked to BMW customer service today just to see if they would give me any indication at all as to whether or not they would help with any of the repair. The person that I spoke to seemed to be a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,232
Posted By flyinon2
Here is another question, again assuming that it...

Here is another question, again assuming that it is a transmission seal - should I keep riding it or park it until I can get it in for service? The dealer is a few weeks out right now so the earliest...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,232
Posted By flyinon2
So, assuming that it is a transmission seal that...

So, assuming that it is a transmission seal that is bad and nothing else, what other items should I have replaced while the bike is in two pieces? What is the clutch life on a 12GS if ridden...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2009, 07:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,232
Posted By flyinon2
Has anyone had a repeat problem after the repair...

Has anyone had a repeat problem after the repair that anyone is aware of? Is this a problem with a certain batch of seals or do we chalk it up as Friday or Monday installation problems at the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,232
Posted By flyinon2
Thanks Jim! My dealer is great to work with so I...

Thanks Jim! My dealer is great to work with so I will check with them to see what BMW has to say. I have two kids in college so I have a lot better things to spend a grand on than paying someone to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,232
Posted By flyinon2
Yes, Jim that is exactly what it looks like. It...

Yes, Jim that is exactly what it looks like. It just happened sometime this Spring because when I changed the oil back in Dec., I didn't notice anything. My bike only has 24K but it is out of...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2009, 03:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,232
Posted By flyinon2
Cry My Bike is Weeping and So am I

I was changing the oil in my 05 1200GS yesterday when I noticed that the top of the skid plate was a little greasy when I removed it. I looked at the bike a little closer and noticed that I had oil...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-30-2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 386,211
Posted By flyinon2
376C or 2820

I am in the market for a new GPS. I am considering either the 376C or the 2820. I ride almost all of my miles on the highway and use my gps mainly for weekend rides and the occasional cross country...
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2009, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By flyinon2
Thanks, I am familiar with the Nolan helmets,...

Thanks, I am familiar with the Nolan helmets, they look nice, however, I have had Arai helmets for years and would not give them up for anything. I seem to have an Arai head, so I am looking for a...
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2009, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By flyinon2
Looking to Combine Bluetooth and Non-Bluetooth

I am looking for a bluetooth headset or some other audio system that will allow me to use my bluetooth phone to receive/make calls while at the same time allow me to hear the audio from a 376C gps...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2009, 04:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,100
Posted By flyinon2
Thanks for all of the replies. It looks like I...

Thanks for all of the replies. It looks like I will be buying some tall socks before I wear them for any length of time! Here is another question - How are the boots in hot weather? My last two...
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,100
Posted By flyinon2
I just realized that I posted this in the wrong...

I just realized that I posted this in the wrong forum. Can someone move to equipment please!
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,100
Posted By flyinon2
TCX (Oxtar) Infinity Owners Please

I just purchase a pair of TCX Infinity boots and am very happy with the way that the boots feel right out of the box. I wore them on a weekend ride and even did quite a bit of walking and standing...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,457
Posted By flyinon2
I have the vario bags on my 05 GS and while they...

I have the vario bags on my 05 GS and while they are probably not the best bags for off-road use, they are great for highway riding. The expansion feature is really nice. I use the right bag to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2009, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By flyinon2
Which Schaeffer's?

For those of you using Schaeffer's gear oil in your trannys and final drives in your 1200's, what #oil (267, 293, other?) are you using and which weights? Are you using different weights in the...
Forum: Vendors 03-12-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,794
Posted By flyinon2
No, I don't mind at all Paul, go ahead and post...

No, I don't mind at all Paul, go ahead and post it. Hopefully I can get a good picture of it here one of these days as well and post it too!
Forum: Vendors 03-10-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,794
Posted By flyinon2
Thumb Here is a mini review of the Challenger...

Here is a mini review of the Challenger jacket::clap

The weather has been a little crazy here in the midwest so far this month and I have ridden in temps from the upper teens to the mid 70's in...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2009, 08:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,295
Posted By flyinon2
I guess that my link above was not working for a...

I guess that my link above was not working for a while. The Alpinestar Durban boots are what I was wondering about. Does anyone have these? I guess that they are a new boot for 09. They are pretty...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2009, 09:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,295
Posted By flyinon2
I was at a dealer yesterday trying on some...

I was at a dealer yesterday trying on some different boots and the alpinestar rep. was there. He said for me to look at these
http://www.alpinestars.com/Durban_GoreTex_Boot/pd/np/113/p/203709.html...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,295
Posted By flyinon2
OK - I am now considering a pair of moto-x style...

OK - I am now considering a pair of moto-x style boots since so many of you have recommended them. I have a couple of questions though. The moto-x boots that I have tried on in the past seem quite...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2009, 09:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,074
Posted By flyinon2
Bill Mayer - Couldn't be happier with mine!

Bill Mayer - Couldn't be happier with mine!
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2009, 08:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,295
Posted By flyinon2
These all look like good possibilities. What...

These all look like good possibilities. What about water resistance and temperature control? I am used to a Goretex liner and my feet are never really too hot or too cold in my old boots and my...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By flyinon2
Thumb Look for British Motorcycle Gear, great stuff and...

Look for British Motorcycle Gear, great stuff and very nice and knowledgeable guys.
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,295
Posted By flyinon2
Anti-Roll Boots

I know that there are a ton of boot threads on this board but I am looking for something a little more specific than what most of the threads have covered. I had a low side accident last August which...
Forum: Vendors 02-19-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 94,690
Posted By flyinon2
Dantegod - You have a PM! Thanks!

Dantegod - You have a PM!

Thanks!
Forum: Vendors 02-18-2009, 05:01 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,556
Posted By flyinon2
Thanks - I ordered some on Monday 2/16!

Thanks - I ordered some on Monday 2/16!
Forum: Vendors 02-16-2009, 04:59 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,556
Posted By flyinon2
I have a question. I use Plexus to clean my...

I have a question. I use Plexus to clean my windscreen and visor. Will this remove the Raincoat or will it just lessen the effect with each cleaning? I see where you say that soap and water does...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2008, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By flyinon2
Here is a photo: 198693 It is hard to...

Here is a photo:

198693

It is hard to see the weld attached to the hook because it is painted black but I tried to circle it with an arrow to show where it should be.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2008, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By flyinon2
I found the problem! After trying for about an...

I found the problem! After trying for about an hour to get the seat off again this morning, I finally decided to take off the luggage rack and rear plate so that I could get a better look under the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2008, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By flyinon2
Yes, it is the riders seat that is stuck but this...

Yes, it is the riders seat that is stuck but this time is not like the normal lean on it, karate chop it, push on the back of it while turning the key. It feels like something is stuck in the latch...
Forum: Vendors 11-03-2008, 05:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,038
Posted By flyinon2
Does this group buy end today? The original post...

Does this group buy end today? The original post says Nov. 3rd. but the Russell web site says that their Winter group buy is good on all orders placed between October 6th. and November 10th.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2008, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By flyinon2
Thanks Jim, I will definitely try that fix when I...

Thanks Jim, I will definitely try that fix when I get my seat off. My problem right now is just getting it off. I was trying to figure out the easiest way to do it without tearing something up. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2008, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By flyinon2
1200GS - Seat is Stuck!!!

I stopped by a friends house today and he had a new sargeant seat that had just come in. He told me to put it on my bike and go for a ride to see how I liked it, so I went to pop my seat off and...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2008, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By flyinon2
Russell Seats - Quilting Patterns?

For those of you that have Russell seats on your GS, what quilting pattern did you get? Is it a preference of looks only or is there some advantage to one or the other? You have the small squares,...
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2008, 09:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,354
Posted By flyinon2
BMW Reflect - It really works, much cooler than a...

BMW Reflect - It really works, much cooler than a normal black leather jacket.
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2008, 06:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,259
Posted By flyinon2
Any problems mounting the tranceivers on the...

Any problems mounting the tranceivers on the r12GS laced wheels? Someone mentioned having to trim his units? The front wheel looks pretty narrow in the center and the valve stem is offset a little on...
Forum: Vendors 05-28-2008, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 206,041
Posted By flyinon2
Ordered mine on Thursday before the Memorial day...

Ordered mine on Thursday before the Memorial day weekend and got it in the mail on Tuesday after Memorial day. Great product, even better service! Thanks Barb!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2008, 10:24 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 54,400
Posted By flyinon2
Thumb Great photos and instructions! I just bought a...

Great photos and instructions! I just bought a set of used vario bags and just re-keyed the locks to my key using the instructions in this thread!

Thanks!
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