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Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,841
Posted By vanishingpoint
Wicked Well...ahem ..not exactly civil. no cussing or...

Well...ahem ..not exactly civil. no cussing or yelling.
I was pissed and let them know I thought thier attitude was unbelievable
for a service-oriented buisness. There was one woman who was a big...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2009, 06:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,841
Posted By vanishingpoint
Did not take the whole volume out at once. A bit...

Did not take the whole volume out at once. A bit at a time. Now have the correct amount.
By the way, the dealer has told the BMW customer relations guy I was working with they no longer want me as...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2009, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,841
Posted By vanishingpoint
Eh? large syringe for cattle-put an 1/8 inch X10"...

large syringe for cattle-put an 1/8 inch X10" plastic tube down into the cylinder
head where you add oil( in this case subtract)
The syringe held about two ounces-so did it 8+ times.
In the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2009, 10:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,841
Posted By vanishingpoint
Dealer oil overfill

I just had some recalls and service on my '07 R1200GS.
Riding back home (200 miles) I noticed the bike was hesitating/almost missing
@ 4500-5500 rpm..5th and 6th gear mostly.
Stopped for gas, and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-04-2007, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 56,352
Posted By vanishingpoint
Good idea, I'm interested. How many days you...

Good idea, I'm interested. How many days you thinkin'?
Camping the whole time? My basecamp is Marin County.
Forum: Face plant 11-03-2007, 08:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,476
Posted By vanishingpoint
Sorry to hear about your injuries. I endo-ed on...

Sorry to hear about your injuries. I endo-ed on my Kaw KX250 around 15 years ago. Broke my collar-bone, dislocated my shoulder. I did a lot of PT..but what really saved me was yoga.Been doing it ever...
Forum: Ride reports 11-03-2007, 07:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,605
Posted By vanishingpoint
Nice adventure..:ricky I want to go there...

Nice adventure..:ricky I want to go there someday...
Did you run into any Huichol Indians?

:lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2007, 07:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,437
Posted By vanishingpoint
"Honestly, if I had not been dead set on not...

"Honestly, if I had not been dead set on not wanting that servo assisted brake, I would have held out for an 06 that was used with low miles. If you don’t mind the power brakes, I would look around...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2007, 10:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,170
Posted By vanishingpoint
Yea, my screen fell out :huh after 3000 road...

Yea, my screen fell out :huh after 3000 road miles, silicone fix.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2007, 09:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 956
Posted By vanishingpoint
What exactly do you mean by pulsing? Is it like...

What exactly do you mean by pulsing? Is it like "not smooth", grabing and some slippage?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2007, 12:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,084
Posted By vanishingpoint
:lol3 Hey:huh my skin's so thick I ride naked...

:lol3 Hey:huh my skin's so thick I ride naked feeling fully protected. :2cry
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2007, 12:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 749
Posted By vanishingpoint
:thumb You're right.

:thumb You're right.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2007, 12:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 872
Posted By vanishingpoint
Wink Thanks for all the info.:D I just ordered the...

Thanks for all the info.:D I just ordered the Road Attacks from southwestmoto.:deal
$232 for the set delivered to my house.:thumb As for the "V" rating...my GS doesn't do 149 MPH, so I think I'll...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2007, 09:00 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,728
Posted By vanishingpoint
Eek Final Flame

:ricky :huh :ruskie
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2007, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 872
Posted By vanishingpoint
Question Dunlop D 205 or Continental Road attack

Anyone had any experience with either of these tires?:ricky Strickly for track use on my GS ADV. Looking for the longer lasting of the 2.:strum Thanks.:thumb
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-22-2007, 02:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,177
Posted By vanishingpoint
Here's a pic of the hot springs pool. Eat at Jucy...

Here's a pic of the hot springs pool. Eat at Jucy Lucy's across the rivere from the pool. I like the Hot Springs Lodge to stay. You get a free pool pass too.
Also, the Vapor Caves are really...
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2007, 01:22 AM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 158,183
Posted By vanishingpoint
Hey Bro:clap glad:lol3 to see (&read) that...

Hey Bro:clap
glad:lol3 to see (&read) that you are doing so well. What an ADVENTURE!:trp :rayof :super :killen :webers :brow :cob
When are you going back to mother India?
All the best:thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2007, 01:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 749
Posted By vanishingpoint
:thumb Thanks for the info & pics,...

:thumb Thanks for the info & pics, "slowinfastout". RIDE ON!:ricky
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2007, 01:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,413
Posted By vanishingpoint
After all was said and done I had to ask for the...

After all was said and done I had to ask for the stock shocks back:dunno . The guy at the service desk(assumed I wanted them to "toss them") had to go in and find them, the cannister... Box-less. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2007, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,084
Posted By vanishingpoint
Hey, so sorry:gerg blazer. Guess I should never...

Hey, so sorry:gerg blazer. Guess I should never think twice about anything I buy, just pay and figure that's the perfect price.:csm
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2007, 02:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,413
Posted By vanishingpoint
[QUOTE=rturchan]You allowed 2.5 hours for the...

[QUOTE=rturchan]You allowed 2.5 hours for the guys to get you set up for a ride with two friends on a Saturday. You were asking for trouble. Good thing you have a BMW because your planning for...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2007, 10:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,084
Posted By vanishingpoint
They are around $200.For a piece of thin black...

They are around $200.For a piece of thin black plastic.:moon Seems like for 50 more a carbon fiber hugger would be the smart choice, they look trick:ricky - and do pretty much the same thing.:ricky...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2007, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 749
Posted By vanishingpoint
Question Carbon Fiber Hugger Choices 07 1200gs Adv

Looking for a carbon fiber hugger. I have researched it a bit. I have heard that the Pyramid plastic one will be destroyed using knobbies in off road conditions. Heard the Wunderlich is flimsy, and...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2007, 09:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,413
Posted By vanishingpoint
:splat The mechanic kept the hose-clamps (see pic...

:splat The mechanic kept the hose-clamps (see pic of someone else's cannister) also. Wonder how much those cost each? They would come in handy.All I got back was a stripped& broken cannister.
After...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2007, 09:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,449
Posted By vanishingpoint
:lurk :lurk :lurk :lurk :lurk :lol3 :thumb :ricky...

:lurk :lurk :lurk :lurk :lurk :lol3 :thumb :ricky :clap :clap :clap :clap
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2007, 08:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,449
Posted By vanishingpoint
:huh perhaps there's a trailer that will go with...

:huh perhaps there's a trailer that will go with my hummer?:lol3

"Life has to be given a meaning because of the obvious fact that it has no meaning."
Henry Miller
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-19-2007, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7,179
Views: 2,401,911
Posted By vanishingpoint
try an' guess where I took this one...:ricky...

try an' guess where I took this one...:ricky :confused
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2007, 01:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,490
Posted By vanishingpoint
:ricky bolt on only, or with headers? nice...

:ricky bolt on only, or with headers? nice vid:strum
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2007, 12:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,856
Posted By vanishingpoint
do you take Glucosimine Chondroitin? I had a bad...

do you take Glucosimine Chondroitin? I had a bad shoulder from a Mt bike endo, and it worked wonders. Took about a month to kick in though...:strum :thumb
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-17-2007, 12:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,035
Posted By vanishingpoint
:ricky :thumb :strum

:ricky :thumb :strum
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-17-2007, 11:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,035
Posted By vanishingpoint
:lol3 :strum:drums

:lol3 :strum:drums
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-17-2007, 11:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,035
Posted By vanishingpoint
couple more:strum

couple more:strum
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2007, 09:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,856
Posted By vanishingpoint
Do you use a back protector? I have the...

Do you use a back protector? I have the Dianese..tight around the kidney area, No more lower back issues. I think it was a combination of my posture and not relaxing.:strum
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-17-2007, 09:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,872
Posted By vanishingpoint
Logging road up to gold hill-Taylor pass:rofl

Logging road up to gold hill-Taylor pass:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2007, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 724
Posted By vanishingpoint
I was riding the tourances. TP 33-33. Ah...the...

I was riding the tourances. TP 33-33. Ah...the carousel!:ricky All I know is I came flying over the hill in 3rd in the same place every time. My finess was in the smooth braking, and downshifting...
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2007, 09:52 PM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 158,183
Posted By vanishingpoint
:clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap...

:clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap
Check out my rant on GS thread-Reg Pridmore's "Class M-Cycle school":ricky :ricky :ricky :ricky :ricky :ricky...
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2007, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 158,183
Posted By vanishingpoint
Namaste' Baba:strum :clap :thumb :D :ricky ...

Namaste' Baba:strum :clap :thumb :D :ricky
:lurk :lurk :lurk :lurk :lurk
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2007, 09:12 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 61,760
Posted By vanishingpoint
:lurk :lurk :lurk

:lurk :lurk :lurk
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2007, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 158,183
Posted By vanishingpoint
:lurk :lurk

:lurk :lurk
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2007, 09:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,999
Posted By vanishingpoint
:lurk

:lurk
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