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Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By Byrd45
That is most helpful - thanks. Enough to convince...

That is most helpful - thanks. Enough to convince me to go with one of the other options instead, I think.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By Byrd45
Ztechnik crash bars on the 1150? Anyone?

Getting back into the GS game on a 2002 1150. Need to get some crash bars for it. Have read the many threads about HB vs. TT vs. Twisted Throttle / SW Motech etc etc. Wondering if anyone has the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 43,333
Views: 8,218,111
Posted By Byrd45
Try swapping plugs

Hey there:

Had the same problem when I first got my WRX and did the FMF install. I thought it might be the dreaded fuel pump issue but installing a new spark plug did the trick and she fired right...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 43,333
Views: 8,218,111
Posted By Byrd45
Thanks. I think it would be the perfect...

Thanks. I think it would be the perfect complement to your Ulysses. The X joined my GS1200 Adventure in the garage and it is a match made in heaven. X for single track and serious exploring and GS...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 43,333
Views: 8,218,111
Posted By Byrd45
x to r conversion.

Yup. I did the conversion over the past winter and was very happy with the results! Talk to Forrest at Wheeling Cycle and he can hook you up with a set of dirt rims among other things. I took the $...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2010, 09:12 PM
Replies: 43,333
Views: 8,218,111
Posted By Byrd45
sweet. thanks. b

sweet. thanks. b
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 43,333
Views: 8,218,111
Posted By Byrd45
pivot pegz

SheWolf: where did you get your pivot pegz? Did you order them in Canada or source out of the US? I'll probably order a set soon and am up in Yukon...

Thanks! b
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2010, 09:45 AM
Replies: 43,333
Views: 8,218,111
Posted By Byrd45
manual

Got it. Many thanks for this!
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 43,333
Views: 8,218,111
Posted By Byrd45
shop manual - wr250x/r

Do I recall seeing on here that someone had a copy of the shop manual that they could share through pm'ing? Just picked up my new to me 2008 X.

Being that it is the middle of winter here in the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2009, 10:32 PM
Replies: 43,333
Views: 8,218,111
Posted By Byrd45
Joined the ranks...

Hey all,

Quick note to say that I joined the WR ranks by buying an 08 demo wr250x yesterday. Had been thinking about a stable mate for the GSA for a few years now and finally took the plunge...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2008, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By Byrd45
Not at all! Finally got the pics sorted out in...

Not at all! Finally got the pics sorted out in the original post.

Cheers,

b
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2008, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By Byrd45
Supercub Challenge

It all began with an innocent conversation...

My good bud Steve and I were enjoying a fine dinner at my place when the subject turned to the mighty Honda Supercub, voted Discovery Network's...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-09-2008, 05:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,218
Posted By Byrd45
Got mine from GWF as well. Very happy with the...

Got mine from GWF as well. Very happy with the experience. Only catch is that NT2009 hasn't loaded properly in my 478, the maps won't unlock for some reason. Waiting for Garmin to get back to me with...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2007, 04:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,549
Posted By Byrd45
Best bike I've ever owned. Period. Sure, I've had...

Best bike I've ever owned. Period. Sure, I've had a couple of minor issues (fuel pump module, warped rear rotor), but that's what the warranty is for. I've covered 19,000 kms in 6 months of...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2007, 04:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 971
Posted By Byrd45
Scored a set of Rally 2 pants at 50% off. Sweet...

Scored a set of Rally 2 pants at 50% off. Sweet deal.

Can't say I'm sorry to see them go either. Never had great service from MSW. Only used them for warranty fixes when necessary and got my...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2007, 06:59 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 86,101
Posted By Byrd45
Just installed my stebel compact nautilus -...

Just installed my stebel compact nautilus - absolutely fantastic! This is a must have farkle.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2007, 12:41 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,211
Posted By Byrd45
I'm a big believer in starting small and working...

I'm a big believer in starting small and working your way up. Absolutely love my 07 GSA, but there is no way I'd have wanted to make it my first bike. I started on a used Kawi EX500, and then...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2007, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By Byrd45
+1 on xxlr8's comments. Love my 07 GSA. Best bike...

+1 on xxlr8's comments. Love my 07 GSA. Best bike I've ever owned. Came from sport bikes previously and don't miss them one bit. I'm 6'3" and the GSA fits me perfectly. Love the look of it, and it...
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2007, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,118
Posted By Byrd45
I'm the guy on the White 07 GS Adventure. Had a...

I'm the guy on the White 07 GS Adventure. Had a blast. Great info, food, routes, staff, weather, fellow riders and the list goes on. Huge thanks to RC for a fantastic day!

My GSA is a mere 3...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2007, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1,596
Views: 208,265
Posted By Byrd45
Had a bear run out in front of me as well once....

Had a bear run out in front of me as well once. Was on a backroad in Northern Ontario, Canada when it came running out of the forest and straight down the middle of the road. Managed to get from 120...
Forum: Canada 03-20-2007, 07:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,560
Posted By Byrd45
Thanks! Made the final purchase by email /...

Thanks!

Made the final purchase by email / phone so wasn't in the dealership today. Didn't realize Monette had one as well. Oh well, got everthing I wanted from MI so I'm satisfied. Been lusting...
Forum: Canada 03-20-2007, 06:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,560
Posted By Byrd45
Hey all, Well after lots of looking and...

Hey all,

Well after lots of looking and comparing prices, I put a deposit down today on a GSA from Moto Internationale. The used one at Toronto BMW didn't pan out as the price was too high. The...
Forum: Canada 03-13-2007, 05:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,560
Posted By Byrd45
Thanks, GB!

Thanks, GB!
Forum: Canada 03-13-2007, 02:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,560
Posted By Byrd45
Again, thanks to all. Find it very telling that...

Again, thanks to all. Find it very telling that nobody has good things to say about the local dealer's service. Wanted to make sure it wasn't just me.

Had a number of PMs saying good things about...
Forum: Canada 03-12-2007, 03:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,560
Posted By Byrd45
Thanks to all. Ridemuch, just gave BMW Toronto a...

Thanks to all. Ridemuch, just gave BMW Toronto a quick call and Tim was surprised to hear from me as he hadn't even listed the bike yet or figured out a price. Gotta love the power of the internet....
Forum: Canada 03-12-2007, 02:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,560
Posted By Byrd45
Best BMW dealers in Ontario / Quebec

Greetings all,

First post after lots of lurking on this great site. Planning on trading in my FZ1 on an 07 GS Adventure at some point this year and would appreciate some feedback on your...
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