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Forum: Orange Crush 06-29-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,357
Posted By lope
FYI. I too have a set of Wings on order with...

FYI. I too have a set of Wings on order with Gorazd. I dropped him a note regarding the UPS issue as a heads up for future shipments. He replied today and is aware of the issue. I have faith...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-20-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,792
Posted By lope
Madstad with aeroflow and aeroguards

I went through the same issue. Finally decided to try the Madstad bracket, Aeroflow screen and Areoguards. It was a game changer for me and has made the bike very enjoyable to ride. Best part is...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-14-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,679
Posted By lope
For me, it has made all the difference. I...

For me, it has made all the difference. I continue to fine tune it but, I can now ride comfortably up to 70 and actually hear the exhaust. I can't recommend the Madstad / Aeroflow set up enough.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-08-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 424,067
Posted By lope
Madstad + Aeroflow short screen and guards = ??

For me, the OEM screen was a perfect buffeting machine and I was miserable. I am 5'9" with a 32" inseam and ride a Shoei Qwest. After much contemplation I went for the Madstad with a short Aeroflow...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-14-2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,679
Posted By lope
Thanks for the input. I realize there is no...

Thanks for the input. I realize there is no perfect screen. Just interested in an overall opinion of the Madstad before I plunge down the $. I, like many others before me, will simply have to give...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-14-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,679
Posted By lope
Still using your Madstad?

Looking for users of the Madstad to reply on long term usage. Have you been using it since initial purchase with a positive result ?
Forum: Orange Crush 01-17-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,075
Posted By lope
Akrapovic ti exhaust on 11 990 ADV

Well........I have ran the Akropovic ti exhaust for 200 miles on my new 990 and they are not for me. I will be taking them off and listing them in the flea market very soon ( any interested readers...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-01-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 421
Posted By lope
Are the 950SE's a 50 state bike?

Just wondering as I search for a new bike. The consumer friendly state of Ca. has rules on everything.

Thanks and happy New Year.
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 43,614
Views: 8,291,012
Posted By lope
IMS or SafariTank ?

Does one stand out as a better fit/finish/use vs. the other. I am picking up a WR next week and this will be one of my first upgrades.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 496
Posted By lope
Enduro Trans. retro to Standard GS ?

Is it possible, has anyone ever done it? Thinking of selling my 07 GS to get a GSA just for the low first.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,295
Posted By lope
Interesting, I was told that could not be done. ...

Interesting, I was told that could not be done. Maybe I will try a different dealer. Update: After speaking with an educated shop technician, if a BMW OEM LED is installed, the ECM can be updated...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,295
Posted By lope
This looks like a great LED. Hopefully it will...

This looks like a great LED. Hopefully it will interface with the 07 firmware and not throw the LAMPR! code. I sent an e-mail to them and hope to get a reply with a release date. Thanks for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,295
Posted By lope
Frank, The lights looks great but, were you...

Frank,

The lights looks great but, were you able to get the LAMPR! code to go away. My dealer says it is not possible due to the need for a an inline resistor to trick the can bus in to believing...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,295
Posted By lope
LED tail light for 07 R12GS

So I have had the Nippy Normans ( failed and waiting for a lifetime warranty replacement ), and a Motoradd Elektrik that would flash the LAMPR! code which I just sent back ( by the way Rick is a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By lope
No change with a thorough cleaning of the...

No change with a thorough cleaning of the contacts. Is it possible the watt draw is so minimal that the system does not recognize it and throws the code. Again, once it is started the code goes...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By lope
Motoradd Elektrik LED Taillight question.

I had a Nippy Normans 24 LED tail light panel that failed on my 07 R1200GS. Decided to go with the Motoradd Elektrik product after some research. The NN product worked fine until one bank of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By lope
Thank you so much. I started to remove the...

Thank you so much. I started to remove the described parts and it seemed excessive to access. Again, thank you. I appreciate your time and hope you were not offended by my response to the first...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By lope
Thank you for your reply. This is why I asked...

Thank you for your reply. This is why I asked the question. I am new to the bike and not sure how to access it. The first two posts confuse me. " Have I taken the tank off", do I have to? And,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By lope
2007 R12GS Air cleaner replacement procedure?

OK I give. How do I get to and replace my air filter on an 07 R1200GS? Bought the bike used and have no manual. I see where it is but, need your input as to how to access it.

Respectfully,
...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 517
Posted By lope
Sidi Adventure Rain boots, Ztechnik windshield and OEM windshield for 07 R12GS

Sorry for the confusion. See the listed items in their proper forums.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,197,716
Posted By lope
It is and it did. It forces your legs out just a...

It is and it did. It forces your legs out just a bit vs. stock. Not an issue till you need to place a foot down then it comes into play by reducing reach. I plan to take a trip to Corbin for a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,197,716
Posted By lope
It is a Touratech item.

It is a Touratech item.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,197,716
Posted By lope
A n00b posts his first pic.

Here's my entry into the GS world. Bought in from a friends Dad and can't keep from smiling every time I walk into my garage. Thanks to all of you for your amazing wealth of information and,...
Forum: Beasts 02-02-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,864
Posted By lope
I did and they have no ABS bikes. I have...

I did and they have no ABS bikes. I have resolved myself to an ABS bike as I am a new rider and want as much protection from myself as possible. I really like the wee as a first ride and hope to...
Forum: Beasts 01-31-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,864
Posted By lope
Wink You are correct in that I said I can find one...

You are correct in that I said I can find one but, it is expensive. To be honest it just bugs me that I can only find one and have no negoitating power with the dealer. They know the value of it as...
Forum: Beasts 01-28-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,864
Posted By lope
Been there done that. At least in Kalefornia...

Been there done that. At least in Kalefornia they are becoming/are very rare. The ONE I have found seems to be overpriced, then again since there is only one!. I am hoping someone has an idea when...
Forum: Beasts 01-28-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,864
Posted By lope
Why can't I find a V-Strom 650 ABS?

I have been looking for a new V-Strom 650 with ABS in California having only found one in San Jose,Ca. and, a dealer who is sticking to full MSRP plus all fees taking it to the 9k mark. Does anyone...
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