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Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 549
Posted By Mainuh
Maine to Alaska in 2 months - July-Aug 2012

A couple of our riding buddies Kenny (BMW R1200RT) and Doug (BMW R1200GS) left for Alaska Saturday 7/7/12 for a 2 month riding adventure! They are taking a causal route and doing whatever the feel...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2012, 04:22 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 24,183
Posted By Mainuh
Thanks Mark, That's kind of what I was hoping. ...

Thanks Mark, That's kind of what I was hoping. I do have all my login info and had written a note to the place I bought it from but hadn't heard back yet. I'll have to post it in the for sale area...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 24,183
Posted By Mainuh
Can you sell/transfer a GS-911

I have a GS-911 like new in the box and after friday will no longer have a BMW. I looked on their site at the FAQ but didn't see anything about selling or transferring ownership. Anyone done this...
Forum: Americas 07-24-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,390
Posted By Mainuh
Guter tag Nini, wie geht es? Will you be visiting...

Guter tag Nini, wie geht es? Will you be visiting the east coast at all? We are on the south coast of Maine. Sounds like you might not be coming this way, but if you are let me know when and would...
Forum: Americas 07-13-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,834
Posted By Mainuh
Crisp point

Thanks Gord... Have to see if we have time for that one. We'll be in Wawa Saturday night! What time do they roll up the streets there? :D Great pics from your ride around BTW... she's a trooper...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2011, 04:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,986
Posted By Mainuh
SW Motech City bag

I have been using the City bag from SW-Motech (http://www.twistedthrottle.com/trade/productview/3780/451/) (Twisted Throttle). I electrified mine, and just added the lay over map pouch for it. Works...
Forum: Americas 07-12-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,834
Posted By Mainuh
detour

That is a good tip Yankee... We'll keep that in mind. Thanks!
Forum: Americas 07-12-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,834
Posted By Mainuh
Anchor Bar & Grill

Wow, that looks like dinner Monday night! We're staying right around the corner from there. Thanks! And you're right, we'll probably need to save money after visiting Aerostich...
Forum: Americas 07-12-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,834
Posted By Mainuh
Thanks to all who replied

We leave at first light Thursday.. So much to see and do, I'm sure we're not even going to scratch the surface, but some great tips and suggestions! I've setup a photo page for the ride...
Forum: Americas 07-10-2011, 04:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,834
Posted By Mainuh
Things to do and see

Donny, this is GREAT stuff! Thanks for taking the time. Had a couple others mention the tunnel of trees but not where it was. We will definitely work that one in. Copper Harbor sounds awesome, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2011, 06:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,832
Posted By Mainuh
So, how'd you make out Task?

So Task, I'm reading along this thread with interest but it just stops... How'd you make out with the valves? Still got the surge issues? Tried anything else?

I've been reading all the surging...
Forum: Americas 07-03-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,834
Posted By Mainuh
Great lakes must see items

We're definitely going to try for the shipwreck museum! We've made reservations from 7/14 through 7/24 and especially looking forward to the Soo, Wawa, Thunder Bay, Duluth/Superior, St...
Forum: Americas 07-03-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 998
Posted By Mainuh
Ideas

Brandon,

I've only been to Niagra once but it's completely designed to remove money from your wallet (very touristy). I would not recommend staying anywhere near Niagra... leave that for the...
Forum: Americas 06-19-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,834
Posted By Mainuh
That sounds like a must do! One of my riding...

That sounds like a must do! One of my riding buddies never passes up pie! Lots of other great suggestions too! Keep them coming! Many thanks to those adding to the list!
Forum: Americas 06-17-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,834
Posted By Mainuh
Seaplane museum sounds like a winner! Looked at...

Seaplane museum sounds like a winner! Looked at Drummong Island on Google maps... what is there to do there? Ferry over? Thanks
Forum: Americas 06-17-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,834
Posted By Mainuh
great Lakes "local" info

We'll be leaving Maine either the 13th or the 14th of July, and going clockwise on the route I mentioned previously. Maybe we'll pass you going the other way at some point!

Thanks to all for the...
Forum: Americas 06-16-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,834
Posted By Mainuh
Things to see on Great Lakes loop

A few of us are planning a ride from Maine around the Great Lakes area. Have 11-12 days and roughly 3200 miles so should have plenty of time to see some sights. Anyone with local knowledge of areas...
Forum: Americas 06-16-2011, 06:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 743
Posted By Mainuh
Newfoundland

You will not lack for things to photograph! We did it last summer and had an awesome trip. 3000 miles door to door and no rain in 12 days! Cape St George on the west coast is beautiful and we...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-14-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 29,048
Posted By Mainuh
BMW Navigator IV

If you're still looking, I got an email from John Martin at Max BMW today saying they had them in stock and their best price was $869. Too rich for my blood when it's a 660 with a few buttons on the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-10-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,834
Posted By Mainuh
Still liking your 665?

Hey Preacher,

Did you go with the 665 over the 660 just for the XM features? I have a tried and true Garmin 276C which has worn like iron and never had a lick of trouble with it. I almost went...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,756
Posted By Mainuh
I made a lift from UHMW (delrin)

I made a riser and permanently attached it with 2 stainless screws out of some UHMW (ultra high molecular weight) plastic I had for making jigs in my workshop. I ended up adding about 5/8" height as...
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2010, 06:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 546
Posted By Mainuh
Our first trip to Newfoundland

Four of us just got back from a 12 day trip to Newfoundland from Maine. We left Maine on 7/15 and drove to Cape Breton and took a loop around the Cabot Trail along the way to the ferry from N....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By Mainuh
RID reset

Yep... that did it! Many thanks. All set now.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By Mainuh
reset the RID

That's sounding vaguely familiar... Will give it a try this afternoon. It happened once before and fuond solution in a search here, but had forgotten what it was called (RID) so maybe that's why...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By Mainuh
2004 1150 GSA guages/clock not displaying

Hi Gang,

I've searched for a while, but can't find the thread on how to reset or fix the problem when the fuel/oil/shifter display blanks out. This happened to me once before and I found the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2010, 06:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,104
Posted By Mainuh
custom sitckers fast & cheap

+1 for Humvee

Also, We just did an annual spring ride and I found this place (http://www.makestickers.com/) to get some custom comemorative stickers made for it... they were CHEAP and I orderd...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2010, 06:34 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,886
Posted By Mainuh
I've always been able to seat the problem...

I've always been able to seat the problem children with a ratchet strap. I use an air nozzle with a conicle tip and the valve core removed. Since this will be more of a planned swap than emergency...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2010, 06:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,825
Posted By Mainuh
lighting

My 04 1150 GSA came with PIAA 540's (http://www.piaa.com/Lamps/Lamp-pages/540.html)on crashbar mounts. I bought a Migsel mount (http://www.migsel.com/store/index.php?act=viewProd&productId=3)for...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,536
Posted By Mainuh
A big +1 on that one Jim! I bought a 99...

A big +1 on that one Jim!

I bought a 99 R1100RT a few years ago from a friend in our club who always serviced at the local BMW dealer. The bike had less than 500 miles on it after a major 24K...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,498
Posted By Mainuh
+1 kiss principal (Mildly surprised [relieved]...

+1 kiss principal (Mildly surprised [relieved] this hasn't generated any fist fights yet!)
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 101,921
Posted By Mainuh
Love mine!

I love my 04. Did the CANBUS thing with an 05 R12RT and it was a PITA. Did the paralever bushing replacement, but that was preventative (had ever so slight of a rocking movement when tested). The...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,904
Posted By Mainuh
aux lights in Maine

Each state is likely to be different. In Maine, if they're on there, they need to work and aux lights cannot be mounted higher than the center line of the high beam (very few mechanics pickup on...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,933
Posted By Mainuh
whining sound

It doesn't seem to have a thing to do with accelerating or decelerating. Doesn't do it until about 40mph and up and as mentioned I can "quiet it down" by swaying from side to side. Thought it might...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2010, 07:00 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,933
Posted By Mainuh
Rear wheel whining at speed

Jim,

Noticed at the end of the season, a whining seems to be coming from the rear wheel at 40 or more mph. Riding in a straight line it's very noticable. If I lean the bike from side to side it...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2009, 10:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,233
Posted By Mainuh
noobs

Apart from the 666 tattooed on your ID for asking the "what oil" question and the odometer reading of 5 posts... why would anyone even think you were a noob?

The Gspot faq and the wisdom link at...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,753
Posted By Mainuh
Anyone seen a guage do this?

I bought my 04 GSA in december, so had it in my shop over the winter and did a complete service including fuel filter, but never got to ride it much after buying it in December until april. So I only...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2009, 09:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 447
Posted By Mainuh
Recent trip around the Gaspe Peninsula

4 of us made the trip around the Gaspe last week and it was fan friggin tastic! We had great weather up there despite there being near monsoons back in Maine while we were on the road. I've posted a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-26-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,838
Posted By Mainuh
Trip completed - Awesome!

4 of us made the trip around the Gaspe last week and it was fan friggin tastic! We had great weather up there despite there being near monsoons back in Maine while we were on the road. I've posted a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-28-2009, 05:22 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,792
Posted By Mainuh
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2009, 06:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 804
Posted By Mainuh
I see the light

I did the $60 HID conversion, but chose to only put it on my low beam since it takes a bit to fully fire up I didn't feel it would be effective enough for flashing the high beams (kept the 2nd...
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