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Forum: Hacks 03-29-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,725
Posted By Sit
Thanks for the write up Windmill. Got mine put on...

Thanks for the write up Windmill. Got mine put on with little issue. Now just to try it out!

Got it out twice this weekend. Once was just a short trip around town with the dog. No issues and it...
Forum: Hacks 02-28-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,654
Posted By Sit
Stupid fun in the snow. ...

Stupid fun in the snow.


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Forum: Hacks 02-23-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,328
Posted By Sit
Hey Thumper, Thought I would throw in my 2...

Hey Thumper,

Thought I would throw in my 2 cents towards your actual post.

I do have limited experience with my Ural, but thought I would share. I got my 13 Patrol last year and it just now...
Forum: Hacks 02-14-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,929
Posted By Sit
Yes, I have found too that having the sidecar...

Yes, I have found too that having the sidecar wheel engaged in the snow will cause the front wheel to plow rather easily. Solution is to steer primarily with the throttle and secondarily with the...
Forum: Hacks 02-09-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,929
Posted By Sit
https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

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Does just fine in 2WD in snow. Don't know which is more fun though, riding it through town and...
Forum: Hacks 02-09-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,453
Posted By Sit
Will be watching this. I too have a Handy and...

Will be watching this. I too have a Handy and have been half heartedly trying to figure out how to use it with the Ural.
Forum: Hacks 02-08-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By Sit
Shock set up

So just looking to see if there is a general rule of thumb when it comes to setting up shocks on a hack. Should the front be softer than the rear and the sidecar be even softer, harder or what? I...
Forum: Hacks 03-31-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,719
Posted By Sit
I have used them before and liked it, for the...

I have used them before and liked it, for the summer time. Winter it comes off so I can use the heat in the seat. I didn't buy a bead rider though, bought a bead seat cover from Walmart. Reworked...
Forum: Vendors 08-28-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3,413
Views: 586,505
Posted By Sit
Great news, looking forward to see the final...

Great news, looking forward to see the final product and the colors so I can decide which to get and place my order.
Forum: Vendors 08-27-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3,413
Views: 586,505
Posted By Sit
I understand the Power Shell will not be...

I understand the Power Shell will not be waterproof, as that feature will come from the optionally purchased liner. Will any of the pockets on the shell be waterproof though so a wallet or phone can...
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3,698
Views: 557,893
Posted By Sit
Check your iphone to make sure the volume safety...

Check your iphone to make sure the volume safety is turned off. That may help. Also, the volume between the phone and then music is supposed to be independant, so what you set the phone at is not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-08-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 21,079
Posted By Sit
Just so someone reading this wont have to read...

Just so someone reading this wont have to read all of the crap in Belgum Waffles' thread. His son was not cited for violating the Oregon code that deals with sitting on a bike, he was cited for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 24,369
Posted By Sit
The law actually does not list any actual...

The law actually does not list any actual violations or name specific actions in the careless or reckless statute. To rise to this level, there usually are several violations in quick sucsession. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 24,369
Posted By Sit
You are not disagreeing with me. I only read the...

You are not disagreeing with me. I only read the ORS's and apply them according to the common definitions of the words used in them. That being said, I would like to know what you do in the judge's...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,351
Posted By Sit
Bought a used top box, took the lock out, took it...

Bought a used top box, took the lock out, took it to my dealer, asked them to rekey it. Guy stood at the counter, we shot the breeze a bit and when done he gave me the lock back and said see ya! FREE...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,073
Posted By Sit
The dealer I got my BMW battery tender from...

The dealer I got my BMW battery tender from actually had cards printed up to attach to the cords so one could remember how to get the bikes and tenders to play nice. With tender plugged in the wall...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-07-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 24,369
Posted By Sit
I would be willing to bet you are correct.

I would be willing to bet you are correct.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-07-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 24,369
Posted By Sit
Nope, not a lawyer, too much common sense for...

Nope, not a lawyer, too much common sense for that job:rofl .

Even with that law, as happened to the OP, he was cited for careless because most likely the officer did not even know Oregon has a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-07-2010, 02:15 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 24,369
Posted By Sit
Check Code of Virginia 46.2-909. Not knowing...

Check Code of Virginia 46.2-909. Not knowing Virginia law or how things are looked at there, this a problematic code. I would assume that in spirit, it is meant to keep people from riding on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-06-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 24,369
Posted By Sit
Glad your son made it home safe and sound and is...

Glad your son made it home safe and sound and is back on two wheels! Way cool the insurance didn't go up to. Can't beat that!

See ya on the road! Just don't stand up and wave!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By Sit
The LT's may have two horns, but I can only find...

The LT's may have two horns, but I can only find one on mine. Are they side by side, over/under or? I just don't see another horn. The one I can see is on the bike's left side.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By Sit
LT horn on GS??

Just got a new, used, to me 1200LT. While I was messing around with all of the doo-dads on it, I tried out the horn. Well sheeeet! When I hit the GS horn, the neighbors don't even look out their...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,254
Posted By Sit
Back tire is removed with just bolts, the rotor...

Back tire is removed with just bolts, the rotor stays on the bike so no issues with the brakes.

But... that is weird, my GS sits square on the front tire on the center stand and the rear is off...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,850
Posted By Sit
I think you are shorting your tank. Fill it on...

I think you are shorting your tank. Fill it on the center stand. I have put in over 5.3 gallons in my tank before and regularly get 200+ to the tank unless I am city riding. I took the rubber doo...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,166
Posted By Sit
And I believe if that micro switch is stuck, the...

And I believe if that micro switch is stuck, the bike reads on start up that the brake is on and this will screw up the self diagnosis of the ABS system.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,804
Posted By Sit
+1 on the P3 lights. Easy install, great customer...

+1 on the P3 lights. Easy install, great customer service and the lights work. Very bright and noticable. Several folks with hyper lights have seen my P3's and expressed that they wish they had gone...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,518
Posted By Sit
I have a set of valves from motorcycle anchor on...

I have a set of valves from motorcycle anchor on my 07 GS. I put both pointing out to the bike's left, they do not over hang the edge of the rim. Well I guess they may if you put them straight out,...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2009, 08:36 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,596
Posted By Sit
Have not done it yet, but was going to do the...

Have not done it yet, but was going to do the Rotopax to the front of my Vario Top case. I don't rid with a passenger on long trips and as thin as the Rotopax is, my duffle would still fit on the...
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,388
Posted By Sit
Last week rode to work in slacks and a long...

Last week rode to work in slacks and a long sleeve polo shirt thing. Was 10 degrees on the way in. I do not turn the heat on until I get on the highway and past most of the lights heading out of...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2009, 08:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,416
Posted By Sit
Easy as pie, grab the lower hand grip, pull it to...

Easy as pie, grab the lower hand grip, pull it to the front of the bike so the tire is pointing in the air. Squat by the grip, cup your hands under the grip and then stand straght up. As bike get...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 14,761
Posted By Sit
My issue started at around 2K miles. I am not an...

My issue started at around 2K miles. I am not an aggressive rider, I normally get 10K or more from a set of Tourance tires. My front TA still looks like new, all of the embossed logos are stil...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2009, 08:30 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 14,761
Posted By Sit
Rdwalker, I agree with you. It floors me when...

Rdwalker, I agree with you. It floors me when people ignore what has been written. Was talking to a group of riders a while back about my TA issues and that after taking them off the wobble was...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2009, 08:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,115
Posted By Sit
Not an engineer, but if you use the same ABS...

Not an engineer, but if you use the same ABS ring, the bike should calibrate off of it and not know any different. But then again, what the hell do I know.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,717
Posted By Sit
I tried getting them in my 90 or what ever it is...

I tried getting them in my 90 or what ever it is valve stem and I think two made it in and then they jammed up. No amount of vibration would get them to move. Broke the bead, put them and sealed it...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,550
Posted By Sit
To add to confusion.... I bought my BMW...

To add to confusion.... I bought my BMW whoop-de-doo charger in 05 shortly after getting my 04 1150R. I got the charger because it would work with the R and was told if I later got a newer 1200...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,717
Posted By Sit
As a side note, the dyna beads will not pass...

As a side note, the dyna beads will not pass through a 90 degree valve stem. You will have to put in before bead is set.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,241
Posted By Sit
Your computer won't load pictures to the...

Your computer won't load pictures to the site....oh, they all do that!:D





You will fit in just fine around here.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,550
Posted By Sit
Battery may be fubar, but for the BWM charger,...

Battery may be fubar, but for the BWM charger, plug it into the wall. Turn key on, but don't start the bike. Let the bike go through its pre-flight. Once it is done, plug the charger into the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,255
Posted By Sit
As a side note to painting the crash bars, after...

As a side note to painting the crash bars, after the last time of touching mine up, I also put some friction tape on the top bars. I have always rested my legs on the top bars on long trips, but had...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 14,761
Posted By Sit
I liked my TA's when I first put them on. Then...

I liked my TA's when I first put them on. Then after 2K miles, the bike developed a head shake at 35-40 mph. Contacted Continental and they basically said piss off. I think they read the BMW book,...
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