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Forum: Vendors 02-13-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,291
Views: 233,895
Posted By omeier
Just ordered mine saturday. Can't wait to use it!

Just ordered mine saturday. Can't wait to use it!
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,638
Posted By omeier
I've been having similar problem as the OP. ...

I've been having similar problem as the OP.

My Rallye 3 gets wet after an hour or two in the rain. At first I thought it was just the wet feel, but a few times now I've pulled the jacket off and...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,302
Posted By omeier
Lightfighter. If you sell the top rack you'd be...

Lightfighter.
If you sell the top rack you'd be able to net $250 - $300 shipped easily.
The adventure top racks are probably the most sought after piece in the flea market here...

-O
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,092
Posted By omeier
I'll throw my 2 cents in. A while back I had...

I'll throw my 2 cents in.

A while back I had an issue where the dealer forgot to torque the bolts on the front right caliber on my 09 GSA.
The replaced the rotors and did some other stuff. When...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,198
Posted By omeier
Sweet ride. now break her in!

Sweet ride. now break her in!
Forum: Vendors 09-26-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 26,579
Posted By omeier
Just picked up my box at Dave's saturday. Looks...

Just picked up my box at Dave's saturday. Looks great, and solid construction.
Thanks for the install Dave!

For others asking him to modify it to fit other racks. While it's possible, it would...
Forum: Vendors 09-18-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 26,579
Posted By omeier
Hi Advdave, I've been looking at these tool...

Hi Advdave,
I've been looking at these tool boxes for a while, but couldnt get over the $200 price tag :(
Glad to see a locally made cheaper alternative now :)

I'm local and would love to check...
Forum: Vendors 09-11-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 706
Posted By omeier
Bummer man. You might check here: ...

Bummer man.

You might check here:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=713389
He's breaking up his 05 gs...


Fyi, you can turn the hazards on by pushing both the left and right turn...
Forum: Vendors 06-19-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,813
Posted By omeier
Jim, I updated my above post to reflect the...

Jim,

I updated my above post to reflect the other issues that I saw on my brake experience...

Good luck,
Oliver
Forum: Vendors 06-18-2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,813
Posted By omeier
Jim, I'd throwing diagnosing sticking brakes on...

Jim,
I'd throwing diagnosing sticking brakes on there.
figuring out what was wrong with my brakes on my '05 gs took a while (and you're help!).

It ended up being a leaking master cylinder, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,387
Posted By omeier
I looked into it before I got my 09 GSA and heard...

I looked into it before I got my 09 GSA and heard different stories about it, some say yes some said no.

Here's what I found googling it:
...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 907
Posted By omeier
I'm finally starting to consider a spot tracker,...

I'm finally starting to consider a spot tracker, but this is convincing me to wait a bit longer... Looks pretty sweet.
Forum: The Garage 05-26-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,370
Posted By omeier
nice. I'm curious how this will turn out.

nice. I'm curious how this will turn out.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By omeier
Fox, I wonder if I've experienced a similar...

Fox,
I wonder if I've experienced a similar problem.
Once in a blue moon when i up shift (5 to 6th last time it happened) the bike sits in between gears, no power to the rear wheel) the gear...
Forum: Vendors 05-09-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,595
Posted By omeier
Just got my shipment confirmation for the GSA...

Just got my shipment confirmation for the GSA pillion plate today.
Looking forward to getting it. I've been eying these for a while, the sale pushed me over the edge!

Thx Bob.
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 953
Posted By omeier
I've got three different Petzl ones I'm happy...

I've got three different Petzl ones I'm happy with.
The first one was the Tikka, used on several camping trips and quite happy with it.

The second one is the Myo XP. It's my alpine light of...
Forum: The Garage 05-09-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,169
Posted By omeier
+1 on the solder and heat shrink tubing. I agree...

+1 on the solder and heat shrink tubing. I agree there are situations where its hard to do, but if at all possible it looks the best and is quite durable. It has a professional look to it when done...
Forum: The Garage 05-09-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,661
Posted By omeier
Wink I agree Avgas would definitely make things...

I agree Avgas would definitely make things interesting to say the least...

If you mean 100LL (what we call Avgas in the US) then this stuff could hurt your bike due to lead fouling. The lead will...
Forum: The Garage 05-07-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,718
Posted By omeier
This is a similar problem for climbers. We often...

This is a similar problem for climbers. We often pool our gear, carabiners, pickets etc. As some suggest, finger nail polish works well, and withstands rock scrapes etc surprisingly well. The other...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-28-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,935
Posted By omeier
I haven't owned a zumo but.... The zumo's...

I haven't owned a zumo but....

The zumo's are optomized for bikes.
this means its waterproof, in many cases chemical resistant (think gasoline spillage), comes with motorcycle mounts plus car...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,082
Posted By omeier
I just ordered myself a set the other day as...

I just ordered myself a set the other day as well.
I finally caved...

Still cheaper than trashing a valve head.
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,669
Posted By omeier
I haven't tried those, but you may consider these...

I haven't tried those, but you may consider these from Etymotic research ER6i (they're a bit cheaper):
http://www.etymotic.com/ephp/er6i.aspx

I have a pair of these and am pretty happy, no issues...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,353
Posted By omeier
I'm looking at these guards: ...

I'm looking at these guards:
http://www.advdesigns.net/r1gsaenguex.html

They appear to keep the ground from hitting your heads :evil

In my case, I still have the OEM head guards on, but I'd...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,107
Posted By omeier
cug, The plate you mentioned sounds nice, and...

cug,
The plate you mentioned sounds nice, and tempting to me, especially as I'm an engineer and like the concept of interchangeability. My one hangup is price...

It costs more than just the bare...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,107
Posted By omeier
By golly, sideways, why didn't I think of that......

By golly, sideways, why didn't I think of that... :clap

Thanks for the tip. I presume you guys haven't had any issues with oil leaking from the TT bottle, or having the bottle slide off?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 25,714
Posted By omeier
Raidbox

Another company makes a very similar one...
I've been lusting for other box which is a near replica of this box (or is this box a near replica of the other one?)
I started a thread asking about...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,107
Posted By omeier
TT 2 Liter Bottle Mount on BMW Adventure Cases- Anyone have pics/experience

Hi,

I'm considering adding a TT 2 liter bottle holder to the outside of my BMW Adventure cases to make space in my pannier.
Here's a link to the part I'm looking to mount:...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,082
Posted By omeier
Who can resist farkle bling? Right?

Who can resist farkle bling? Right?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,082
Posted By omeier
I think I'm slowing been convinced to drop some...

I think I'm slowing been convinced to drop some coin on these.
It sounds like many out there agree that the existing BMW design leaves you vulnerable...

I'd hate to be sitting on the dawson...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,082
Posted By omeier
3 am... must have been done with everything else...

3 am... must have been done with everything else :wink:. good man.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,386
Posted By omeier
True, the tool tube is cheaper, but it doesn't...

True, the tool tube is cheaper, but it doesn't hold as much, and the objects have to be round.

I've got 2 tool rolls, and a mini set of jumper cables I'd like to stash somewhere to free up space...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,545
Posted By omeier
Disclaimer, I'm selling an '05 GS, but I claim...

Disclaimer, I'm selling an '05 GS, but I claim I'm unbiased...

I've heard from numerous people the 1200GS is a better bike than the 1150 (there's a reason BMW replaced it...)

Lighter.
The...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,082
Posted By omeier
Space, I've seen hits on other peoples bikes...

Space,
I've seen hits on other peoples bikes that suggest the valve guards (at least the OE's can still allow damage to the heads).

One of the '09 GSA's I looked at while shopping had deep gouges...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,082
Posted By omeier
BK, where'd you get them? Do you know of any...

BK,

where'd you get them? Do you know of any discounts?

I'm really tempted to get 'em but 269 is steep, and there doesn't seem to be any competitors making a similar product.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,082
Posted By omeier
Point taken Laurel.:D

Point taken Laurel.:D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,082
Posted By omeier
Laurel, What I'm getting at is, the BMW OE bars...

Laurel,
What I'm getting at is, the BMW OE bars do not have the bar underneath the cylinder like yours do.

The HB or SW motech guards are the ideal design.


I'm not trying to go OCD on this,...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,082
Posted By omeier
Laruel, you don't think the OE guard design is a...

Laruel, you don't think the OE guard design is a bit weak compared to the aftermarket designed ones?

The altrider, TT, Hepco Becker etc all have a bar that runs underneath the cylinder, which the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,082
Posted By omeier
Question Adv Designs 1200GSA Engine Guard Extensions - Anyone Used These?

Hi all,

I'm considering adding supplemental crash bars on the 09 GSA.
I'm seen these ones (http://www.advdesigns.net/r1gsaenguex.html)that are add-ons to the BMW ones.

I like how they look...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,386
Posted By omeier
Hmm, pelican case, that's an idea.. Any...

Hmm, pelican case, that's an idea..
Any detailed thoughts on how you'd mount it?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,386
Posted By omeier
Twalcom RAIDBOX

Anyone have experience with this product. (Its a storage box that mounts up behind the right pannier rack.)
...
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