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Forum: Europe 08-21-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Added pictures

Just added the pictures that show the markings on the bike:ear
Forum: Europe 08-20-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Importing US bike to Norway.CE markings?

Hi I am wondering if anyone of you EU riders who owns a R1200GS can have look at your exhaust/headlight and turn signals to check if the markings are different than mine. :ear
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Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 395,278
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Of course I don't mind anyone using the pictures,...

Of course I don't mind anyone using the pictures, it's all community property as far as I am concerned :norton
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 395,278
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Hey! That picture on the right in the newspaper...

Hey! That picture on the right in the newspaper looks familiar :huh I took that one years ago riding with the porker through the Mojave desert :clap
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-10-2012, 01:28 AM
Replies: 2,900
Views: 720,108
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
http://kilroy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bacon/DSCN30...

http://kilroy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bacon/DSCN30402008-02-09/252624790_KyDmM-M.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 47,397
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
The magic of Adventure Rider is that it brings...

The magic of Adventure Rider is that it brings diverse people together :beer To add to this subject of the Winter War, my grandfather was one of 3 Norwegian federal policemen who was tasked to...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 15,895
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
I had the same problem with thread separation on...

I had the same problem with thread separation on the radial tires installed in my heavy laden R1200GSA running on 99% pavement at 36psi. No more Shinko for me!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 1,283
Views: 239,093
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
I just wanted to state officially that I miss my...

I just wanted to state officially that I miss my 04'R1150GSA. I replaced it with a used 08' R1200GSA after my 1150 was totaled in the driveway by my wife crashing into it while parked about 1 year...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,190
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Issue resolved:clap I contacted customer...

Issue resolved:clap

I contacted customer service at the local BMW dealer (Valley Cycle) and were able to demonstrate through research online that my problem was clearly a classic example of a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2011, 12:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Well my dealer experience was not so nice :patch ...

Well my dealer experience was not so nice :patch

I got the following response back: "Tech checked fault codes, fuel pump under-voltage code not present. Old version of software in system. Cleared...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,190
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Thanks for the advice Mark

Thanks for the advice Mark
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Thanks Jim, I will keep you all informed of the...

Thanks Jim, I will keep you all informed of the issue and I have asked the dealer to please forward a warranty claim to BMW on this so there is a record on file.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Code 10167 and warranty advice needed

I have a question that applies to warranty and also a specific repair option

My 08' R1200GSA with 33,000 miles on it quit while cruising on the interstate at about 70mph. I coasted to a stop and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,190
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Code 10167 and warranty advice needed

I have a question that applies to warranty and also a specific repair option

My 08' R1200GSA with 33,000 miles on it quit while cruising on the interstate at about 70mph. I coasted to a stop and...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,857
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
I had the identical issue with my 04' GSA and had...

I had the identical issue with my 04' GSA and had them welded for $20,- no prob.

I have had a few spills, incl. one at 65 mph and the crash bars worked great. I don't know what the person who says...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,579
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Same here, I had the 04' GSA and rode it 81k...

Same here, I had the 04' GSA and rode it 81k miles without ever changing the brake fluid. I never had a glitch.
I don't recommend not changing fluid, I just didn't get around to it:freaky
I now...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Thanks, I am the second owner and this gives me...

Thanks, I am the second owner and this gives me something to look for :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Much appreciated If you have additional...

Much appreciated If you have additional details?:norton
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Thank you for the advice HJ, I will try this when...

Thank you for the advice HJ, I will try this when I get home:thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2010, 10:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,495
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Just wanted to give you a motivation posting...

Just wanted to give you a motivation posting :thumb I had the 04' 1150GSA until it had it's final adventure when it was totaled when parked, and I miss it.

I did all my own maintenance and...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
08' R1200GSA stalls at stoppsigns

Dear GS guru:bow , I wondered if any of you have any advice for me regarding adjustments on my motor.

The bike stalls when I come to a stop unless I feather the throttle gently.

It's fine when...
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,130
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
I bought the Zega belt on impulse while visiting...

I bought the Zega belt on impulse while visiting the Seattle Touratech store and have become very pleased with the wide belt that tends to distribute the load nicely. It's easy to tighten down and is...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7,064
Views: 3,204,053
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Great strength and optimism to you Glen - thanks...

Great strength and optimism to you Glen - thanks for the advice and warning :norton
It's a part of the Norse culture to be stoic and never to be a "wimp". This often has a negative side effect by...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8,177
Views: 4,153,927
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Super cool bike :thumb ...

Super cool bike :thumb

http://i52.tinypic.com/2jdrg5c.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,346
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
I have the identical bike and my rear chock just...

I have the identical bike and my rear chock just :topes at 21000 miles - looking to replace it under warranty next week so it's free, but wish I could get the money instead to put down on a Ohlins...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2010, 10:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,363
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
FYI - for a real life scenario and no B.S....

FYI - for a real life scenario and no B.S. :freaky Last month I totaled my 04' 1150GSA with 81.0000 miles on it and were offered $7100,- by the insurance company - I pitched a fit and ended up with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2010, 10:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,982
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
The physical properties of a gyroscope (the...

The physical properties of a gyroscope (the spinning wheels on the bike) has been known for a very long time, long much before helicopters were invented:norton .

Rigidity in space - Keeps you...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-19-2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 803
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Thank you for that information:freaky Saved me...

Thank you for that information:freaky Saved me $35,-
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-19-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 803
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
ZUMO 550 XM Antenna question

Hi does anyone know if the ZUMO will work with a generic XM antenna?
$34.99,- is a whole lot better than $180,- + Garmin GXM30 Antenna
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2010, 01:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,901
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
:bow :thumb

:bow :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,901
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Thanks a million guys - I was up last night past...

Thanks a million guys - I was up last night past midnight and wired the thing in the toolkit tray. Looks clean and works well.

However :shog ...... As advised to be on the lookout for, the power...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2010, 12:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,901
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
:bow :thumb Thanks fellas:freaky

:bow :thumb Thanks fellas:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,901
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
I am thinking of taking the power from the tail...

I am thinking of taking the power from the tail light but have concerns about this affecting the CanBus system :ear It only draws about 1 Watt according to descriptions.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,901
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
08' R1200GS/A Fuzeblocks 12V trigger?

Hi guys,
Sorry if this is a subject that has been dealt with before, but I cant find a good thread to cover my questions.:shog

I am looking for advise about where to get a good source of +12v...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,941
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
I want to be you when I'm 79 :freaky :bow

I want to be you when I'm 79 :freaky :bow
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 395,278
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
I like the repeating image of warbirds from the...

I like the repeating image of warbirds from the old arch enemies USA and USSR. Bacon comes as a messenger of friendship on two wheels:thumb
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 22,563
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
:freaky Thanks Bala - I thoroughly enjoyed the...

:freaky Thanks Bala - I thoroughly enjoyed the report. You have made Eastern Europe a MUST for me in the future:thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Clutch master cylinder question R1150GSA

Hi I was wondering if you have any advice for me regarding my clutch problems.

I noticed for the first time yesterday that my clutch was not disengaging as it should. It was difficult to shift and...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-02-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,719
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
This may sting a little but - grow up! ...

This may sting a little but - grow up!

Youth has a few lessons to teach if a person is to become a man one day:norton , and until you have a real problem I recommend moving this tread to jo momma...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
:bow

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