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Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 303,379
Posted By dreemrider
R1200rt seat question

Guys,

I have a 2008 R1200RT that I am considering upgrading to one of the newer Oilhead RT's. Can anyone tell me if the Russell seat that I love and use on my 2008 will fit on some newer...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,144
Posted By dreemrider
Roc

The spring I am showing is not the stock spring.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,144
Posted By dreemrider
Roc

The amount of compression necessary to put these into position has bent one of them. I suspect these are the wrong springs and the stock springs have a couple of windings and so they won't fit in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,144
Posted By dreemrider
Roc stompa

In the last picture shown, the spring is obviously not in position. When I attempted this morning to compress it for install, it bent it up, as I suspected it would. Jim, the material on my spring...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,144
Posted By dreemrider
Roc Stompa

I've got the springs that came with it.....but I'll just bend them up if I try to put them in the way yours look. Maybe they're stiffer but they would have to be put under quite a tension to get...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,144
Posted By dreemrider
Installing.....

Where can I get those springs, Jim?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,144
Posted By dreemrider
Installing my "Roc Stompa" Footpegs on an '02 GSA

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I have an ’02 GSA with stock pegs that I’m trying to upgrade. I’ve had these new wide pegs laying around...
Forum: EMEA 09-10-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,022
Posted By dreemrider
tt100....Sent you a PM

tt100--see the PM I've sent you.
Forum: EMEA 08-28-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,022
Posted By dreemrider
-jbar28, Our trip is set and we are flying from...

-jbar28, Our trip is set and we are flying from Chicago to Munich on 9/7 and am staying in Kempten. I will probably just do some day rides and I may not leave Germany but may venture down into...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-26-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,874
Posted By dreemrider
Thanks Dan

I will send you a pm
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-26-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,874
Posted By dreemrider
hookup problem solved...now instructions

Okay guys, so now I think I have the method for hooking up the Zumo to the GSA. Now my question is how do I work with this device with the European maps loaded? I had a Zumo 550 for several years...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-24-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,874
Posted By dreemrider
still more.....

How about a Powerlet Deluxe Plug?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-24-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,874
Posted By dreemrider
more yet.....

I did not see a Powerlet (or BMW) plug in my Zumo kit so I need to buy a Powerlet PP-2 (I think).
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-24-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,874
Posted By dreemrider
and more....

So the power coming from the canbus is no different, it's just a matter of connectors, and the fact that the powerlet is only hot when the bike is running.....is that correct?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-24-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,874
Posted By dreemrider
More....

So I could plug it into the one up front also I assume?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-24-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,874
Posted By dreemrider
More questions

So I can power my Garmin 350 LM off of the outlet which is canbus? Sorry for the stupid questions but the canbus thing is something I'm ignorant of. So all I have to do is buy a powerlet plug and...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-24-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,874
Posted By dreemrider
WoodButcher...

..is the outlet by the seat on the Can Bus? I stopped by my dealer yesterday and he sold me a small yellow harnass that I can wire together with my GPS and plug into the Can Bus down by the forks. ...
Forum: EMEA 08-23-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,022
Posted By dreemrider
Questions about your message

Mr. Ballheadknuckle,
I like your idea....so tell me how to go from Kempten, Germany to the best passes in Italy. While you're at it, tell me where I can find arooms on that route at a decent price...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-23-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,874
Posted By dreemrider
Thanks!

Thanks Dan,

That's good news!
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-23-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,874
Posted By dreemrider
Temporary install of Garmin 350 LM on R1200GSA

I have had an opportunity rear its head and want to take advantage of it to the fullest. I will be traveling to Germany and will have at least 3 days rental of an R1200GSA and will probably just...
Forum: EMEA 08-22-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,022
Posted By dreemrider
No Air Conditioning?

Thanks for the tip on AC!
Forum: EMEA 08-21-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,022
Posted By dreemrider
International Driver Permit

I read an article this evening that said you needed an IPD to ride in Austria and Switzerland.
Forum: EMEA 08-21-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,022
Posted By dreemrider
International Driver Permit?

Do I need an International Drivers Permit and can I get one within a couple of weeks? Are they only available through AAA and do I have to be a member to get one? 0
Forum: EMEA 08-18-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,022
Posted By dreemrider
Thanks Hans!

I will send you a Private Message. I just want to clarify some of the things you've said. Thank you!

Mark
Forum: EMEA 08-17-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,022
Posted By dreemrider
Thanks!

Thanks Guys,

As I said, I know nothing about Europe, the Alps or Germany so this will be a real adventure! If I can do day trips and be back to Kempten in the evenings my wife would like that or...
Forum: EMEA 08-17-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,022
Posted By dreemrider
A week in southern Germany?

So it looks like I may have an opportunity to spend a week in SW Germany. My wife's job is taking her to Kempten and I get to tagalong. :1drink Can anybody tell me of good day trips from that region?...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2,047
Views: 1,062,199
Posted By dreemrider
What a trip!

Your RR has been wonderful and I have been following all along. I was in Nova Scotia and was within about 200 miles of the Cabot Trail but could not get my fellow riders to head that way as they...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,683
Posted By dreemrider
An Unbeliever...

Corbin's are not for me. I had one on an ST1300. Must be an acquired taste!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2012, 02:47 AM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 98,969
Posted By dreemrider
The hard way....

I did my test on a 1986 Honda Goldwing!! Try wrestling that thing through the cone weave! And I did it on the first try but it was a real nailbiter.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 840
Posted By dreemrider
I've got one but....

I bought one from Excel for and 1150GS but do not see a way to install it on my GSA. If somebody knows, tell me! If not, anybody want to buy an Excel Cycle Werkes light bar?
Forum: Road warriors 02-29-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,677
Posted By dreemrider
ST13, a Touring Bike......

...not quite...not far off, but a little small for a two up touring bike for a big man and his wife. It falls into the Sport Touring camp, although admittedly leaning towards the "Touring" end rather...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,677
Posted By dreemrider
Updated profile

I've updated my Profile so y'all can see where I am and what I've been doing. Would enjoy meeting you guys and taking a ride anytime. Thanks for the input!
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,677
Posted By dreemrider
Notes on the Road Glide Ultra

I didn't know until this evening that the RG Ultra must not have been made until 2011(?) so there aren't many used ones out there. Also, I've got an old R1150GSA but I have it pretty well suspension...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,677
Posted By dreemrider
Will probably be buying used....

Whatever I buy will probably be used as anything you would call "Touring" is probably going to be $15-25k which is more than I am willing to spend. I think the Suzuki is a great bike, but too small...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,677
Posted By dreemrider
My brother has a Cross Country and likes it real...

My brother has a Cross Country and likes it real well but if I'm going V-Twin I want Milwaukee Iron. I'm a long time HD basher so this would really require some careful intorspective look into my...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,677
Posted By dreemrider
The RT is fine......

Only problem with the R1150RT is size. Believe me, if you're 6'5" and put a wife on, you're pretty cramped. We have a pretty long trip planned for this summer and, because of a new job, we think...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,677
Posted By dreemrider
Thanks for the responses

I have not ridden a Harley Davidson, but in sitting on them in the showroom, the Road Glide was the best fit for my size, and I am considering that. Only potential problem might be getting used to...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,677
Posted By dreemrider
Best touring bike... Without a mortgage

I am going to sell my Honda ST1300ABS this spring and am looking for the full blown touring bike. I like the ST and have owned it since new but circumstances force my wife to ride her own R1150RT...
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,658
Posted By dreemrider
St1300

I have had a 2006 ST1300ABS since it was new and it has been a great bike, smooth, powerful and reasonably quiet, even with the Staintune Exhaust. I put quite a few accessories on it like a Russell...
Forum: Americas 01-28-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,312
Posted By dreemrider
Agreed!

Docking Pilot,

The year we had snow up in the upper elevations, we went on to Charlotte for the Nascar race and it was about 90 degrees so I understand what you'rre saying about it being hot in...
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