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Forum: Vendors 12-01-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 88,176
Posted By Loki1200
Received my silver C3 today!

Boochzilla...ordered a C3 from your shop yesterday afternoon and it was on my doorstep this afternoon. That was surprisingly fast delivery. It's my first Schuberth and flip-up style helmet. I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,083
Posted By Loki1200
Can't lose either way.

I owned a 05 GS12 and it was a very fun bike...when it ran. I had more electronic gremlins with that thing than any bike I've ever own. I got rid of it after 18 months for a 2007 R1 which was a...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2006, 05:51 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 38,544
Posted By Loki1200
I've been fighting battery gremlins for over a...

I've been fighting battery gremlins for over a year. In fact, today I had to leave my 05 GS12 at work and catch a ride home. The past two days it would start quickly in the morning, but after...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2006, 08:12 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,835
Posted By Loki1200
I rode nothing but CBR's and R1's for the last 10...

I rode nothing but CBR's and R1's for the last 10 years...and then I met the GS1200. I'm selling the 2002 R1 next month, just don't ride it enough anymore and no longer do track days. I only put...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2006, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,556
Posted By Loki1200
It doesn't look any different than the suit it...

It doesn't look any different than the suit it replaces, which is a good thing. I love my Rallye 2 and would buy it again.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2006, 11:16 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,640
Posted By Loki1200
Never feel obligated to give higher scores than...

Never feel obligated to give higher scores than what was really earned. Doing so will not fix the problem and why would I want somebody giving me poor service receive a CSI bonus and perks from the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2006, 07:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 851
Posted By Loki1200
My GS12 has been to the dealer 3 times for this...

My GS12 has been to the dealer 3 times for this issue. I had to have it towed in the first time. The dealer said there was nothing wrong with the bike, but when it wouldn't start in their parking...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2006, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,309
Posted By Loki1200
Finally somebody mentions the hazard light...

Finally somebody mentions the hazard light staying on. I asked the dealer about it and they were clueless. My charger will work for a couple hours, then start flashing the error LED. It's a new...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2006, 08:35 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,341
Posted By Loki1200
My GS has been in the shop for 15 days straight...

My GS has been in the shop for 15 days straight with the cold/non-starting issue. It worked fine until I let the bike sit for several weeks and the weather dropped below 60F. I rode it daily until I...
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2005, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,098
Posted By Loki1200
There's one problem with that pic...he has...

There's one problem with that pic...he has nothing for up close action. He only has two guns on that ATV and they're both scoped. Hopefully he's carrying a 1911 or HK on his hip.
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2005, 08:09 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 71,692
Posted By Loki1200
Even tho the GS is much more practical for real...

Even tho the GS is much more practical for real world riding, I love my R1. Actually, I'm riding it now that the GS is in the shop...lol. I'm also scouting around for another sportbike V-twin,...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2005, 01:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,480
Posted By Loki1200
I did in another thread. I'm having battery...

I did in another thread. I'm having battery charging issues after letting the bike sit up a few weeks. Thought it was a simple dead batt issue, but it's not. After finally talking the dealer into...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2005, 01:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,480
Posted By Loki1200
I'd like mine more if it wasn't in the shop over...

I'd like mine more if it wasn't in the shop over the holidays. I seem to have an electrical issue the dealer can't find...and they're closed until next week. I love the bike, but don't have much...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2005, 07:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,268
Posted By Loki1200
That's the exact point I tried to make with the...

That's the exact point I tried to make with the dealer, but they insisted the old battery was fine and passed a load test. They said nothing was wrong with the bike and it ran fine. I didn't get a...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2005, 07:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,268
Posted By Loki1200
My bike is bone stock with a Jan/05 build date. ...

My bike is bone stock with a Jan/05 build date. It's ABS and has heated grips...nothing spliced or aftermarket.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2005, 07:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,268
Posted By Loki1200
I've also tried every conceivable method. I...

I've also tried every conceivable method. I didn't think it could be a software issue, but that would explain alot. I tried the procedure listed by Imp twice last night and all I get is the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2005, 12:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,268
Posted By Loki1200
Thanks for taking the time to explain. When the...

Thanks for taking the time to explain. When the old battery was still in the bike I'd just plug the charger in (bike off, charger plugged in the wall) and it'd cycle through from 0/3 to 3/3...no...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2005, 09:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,268
Posted By Loki1200
New batt isn't dead and bike rode home from...

New batt isn't dead and bike rode home from dealership fine. I'm just trying to prevent the new batt from dying like that last one. I've had six bikes and none have killed a new battery in less than...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2005, 07:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,268
Posted By Loki1200
BMW Battery Tender Question

I bought one of the fancy BMW battery chargers last week and have an issue maybe you guys can help me figure out. Here's the sit-rep...I just warrantied a new battery in my 05 GS12 after it sat in...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2005, 08:13 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,341
Posted By Loki1200
My 05 GS12 is in the shop right now for this...

My 05 GS12 is in the shop right now for this 'starting' issue. I bought the bike last April and rode it daily with no issues. I left town in mid-September for about 11 weeks and when I got home the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2005, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By Loki1200
I've noticed my GS1200 give a puff of white smoke...

I've noticed my GS1200 give a puff of white smoke a couple times on the first start. Both times it was on the sidestand all night. Mine uses about 1/4 quart every 500-750 miles, which doesn't...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2005, 11:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,246
Posted By Loki1200
I rode home from work in the rain last week and...

I rode home from work in the rain last week and noticed the same thing. Not a big deal since I don't wear suits or slacks. Didn't think there'd be a way to stop it.

Is it wrong to wash the GS...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2005, 11:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,005
Posted By Loki1200
I've been down a couple cratered dirt roads and...

I've been down a couple cratered dirt roads and hit a few potholes with my cast wheeled GS and have no problems at all. A couple times I told myself, "If this pothole didn't bend the rim then it's...
Forum: Face plant 07-15-2005, 06:53 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,559
Posted By Loki1200
A person should have the privilege to decide...

A person should have the privilege to decide whether to wear one or not, no exception. I'm not too thrilled with the govt. dictating what's best for me anyway, I'm an adult. Even if there is a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2005, 11:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,516
Posted By Loki1200
I must still be getting accustomed to the boxer...

I must still be getting accustomed to the boxer engine (still thinking it's an inline 4.) I try to keep it near 4000 rpm and think I'm lugging it if it gets under 3000. Maybe that's why it's using...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2005, 02:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,315
Posted By Loki1200
I thought bikes sold in California were the only...

I thought bikes sold in California were the only ones with charcoal canisters. The Japanese builders designate California models separately for this reason. This is my first BMW and I was surprised...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2005, 09:04 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,027
Posted By Loki1200
It was all down hill for me after using the...

It was all down hill for me after using the heated grips for the first time. I'm still waiting for the bike to add oil on it's own...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2005, 08:50 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,027
Posted By Loki1200
I love this feature and think it's well thought...

I love this feature and think it's well thought out. I've noticed it'll stay on forever if I hit the signal button while sitting at an intersection, but only for about 10 seconds at 60-70 mph.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2005, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,312
Posted By Loki1200
Mine makes a very brief clattering noise on...

Mine makes a very brief clattering noise on start-up, usually after sitting idle all night. It's not piston slap, sounds more like valves. I don't think it's a big deal and have learned to live the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2005, 11:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,041
Posted By Loki1200
Mine was $196. They gave me a 20-page printout...

Mine was $196. They gave me a 20-page printout from the diagnostic machine and made sure all the software was up to date. I figured about $200 because of all the electronic gadgetry. I was pleased...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2005, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By Loki1200
Like I said, 90% of the H-D's..... You're...

Like I said, 90% of the H-D's..... You're obviously in the 10% that actually rides somewhere besides the local bar.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2005, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By Loki1200
The bikes are bought for different reasons. ...

The bikes are bought for different reasons. H-D's are good looking, nice bikes but do nothing for me as a rider. I think 90% of them are bought to impress the neighbors, cruise up and down the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2005, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,047
Posted By Loki1200
The GS12 is my first non-dedicated sportbike and...

The GS12 is my first non-dedicated sportbike and I love it more everyday. I took it through my favorite set of twisties last weekend and had a blast. I also love the tall seat, I can see much...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2005, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By Loki1200
Spoke wheels didn't do too much good on those...

Spoke wheels didn't do too much good on those bumps. Good thing he had the engine guards, hardly a scratch on the jug. :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2005, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By Loki1200
My disease..er..addiction..er..'love story' is...

My disease..er..addiction..er..'love story' is very similar. I didn't think it'd handle well, but the test ride set the hook and I had to have it. I have the exact setup, but in the faster red...
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2005, 08:32 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 11,079
Posted By Loki1200
I shopped all over the internet for somebody...

I shopped all over the internet for somebody giving discounts, but no luck. BMW SLC told me the retail prices have been bumped up about $20 each by BMW, but they'd still sell it for $599 and $375. ...
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2005, 02:13 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 11,079
Posted By Loki1200
Well, just ordered the R2 suit from BMW of SLC. ...

Well, just ordered the R2 suit from BMW of SLC. Now I must wait about two weeks before it hits my doorstep. The service was great and very professional.
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2005, 10:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,256
Posted By Loki1200
I've heard similar stories about Garmin. Little...

I've heard similar stories about Garmin. Little things like that go a long way when I consider making a purchase. I'll spend a few extra $ if I know the company will treat me like an asset and not...
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2005, 09:07 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 11,079
Posted By Loki1200
I just sent Meg an email, hopefully she can hook...

I just sent Meg an email, hopefully she can hook me up too. I've read too many positive responses on the R2 and can no longer stand being w/o one.:D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2005, 12:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,107
Posted By Loki1200
I seriously doubt BMW will make a larger tank...

I seriously doubt BMW will make a larger tank just for a non-ABS GS, but it'd be nice if it were so.
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