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Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2005, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By Args
Had this too. Took it to dealer for service and...

Had this too. Took it to dealer for service and reported it. He said they have a problem when the area around the gear change lever/case entry point gets grungy. I was doubtful, but they cleaned...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2005, 06:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,998
Posted By Args
Re Locktite - Mr Tobin of Tobinators fitted my...

Re Locktite - Mr Tobin of Tobinators fitted my screen for me (he lives near me, and said come and pick them up, save the postage and I'll fit them for you). Throughly nice man, by the by.

Anyway,...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2005, 06:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 807
Posted By Args
Not in the UK they don't - mine had knobblies and...

Not in the UK they don't - mine had knobblies and the plastic doobury. You're right though - it's there to comply with German "you must have a rear mudguard" laws. Possibly a European regulation...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2005, 12:05 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,773
Posted By Args
Not quite true either, I'm afraid. Brakes aren't...

Not quite true either, I'm afraid. Brakes aren't an on/off switch, they're not in a binary state. By releasing, there is a graduated, allbeit rapid, easing of the breaking pressure from the moment...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2005, 12:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,773
Posted By Args
Bingo! The voice of common sense speaks. I...

Bingo! The voice of common sense speaks.

I recall reading/hearing an interview with Joey Dunlop after a get-off (he of multiple TT fame, inter alia (while we are at the Latin) for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2005, 12:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 735
Posted By Args
My Adv is about to go in for it's 6000m service. ...

My Adv is about to go in for it's 6000m service. when phoning to book it in, the mech asked if there were any particular problems, and I described the above. His reply was that the bush around the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2005, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,029
Posted By Args
That's the thing that stops your sidestand...

That's the thing that stops your sidestand sinking in the grass at festivals right?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2005, 01:50 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,773
Posted By Args
Being a man who wrote off a GSXR750 via a front...

Being a man who wrote off a GSXR750 via a front wheel slide caused by loose chippings (kicked all over the road by an SUV messing about off road :asshat ) when going down around a hairpin bend a low...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2005, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By Args
Yup - my 1100 used to do that on hot days. Mind...

Yup - my 1100 used to do that on hot days. Mind you, it fell to bits, but I don't think that was a temp issue:hair
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2005, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,915
Posted By Args
Are you looking for extra length, or more foot...

Are you looking for extra length, or more foot area, or both?
Forum: Road warriors 05-12-2005, 12:06 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,810
Posted By Args
We noticed. So quit it.

We noticed. So quit it.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2005, 02:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,230
Posted By Args
Now I don't want to alarm you, but this is what...

Now I don't want to alarm you, but this is what happened to my 1100GS. Turned out that the main bearings had gone kaput. Is it using more oil than usual - can you get a mechanics ear scope and...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2005, 04:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By Args
Don't want to be negative, but here's my...

Don't want to be negative, but here's my experience. When I got my 1100gs it had a super dooper carbon pipe on (no cat), sounded great, ran fine, etc etc.

When I came to trade it, I had to fit a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2005, 02:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By Args
My 04 Adv does the 6th into Neutral thing from...

My 04 Adv does the 6th into Neutral thing from time to time - seems to be no method to it, not always under load or at same rev pattern etc.

Similarly, it sometimes takes 4-5 goes to get to 1st...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2005, 02:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,715
Posted By Args
This is a job you do just before you come to sell...

This is a job you do just before you come to sell it, if at all. If you do it now, you just know what will happen....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2005, 01:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 782
Posted By Args
Whatever it looks like, it had better be far away...

Whatever it looks like, it had better be far away from the YELLOW 650 Adventure I saw on the way to work this morning - what a crock - what on earth are they thinking?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2005, 01:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,030
Posted By Args
Suck em and see. I'm not as big as you - 6' and...

Suck em and see. I'm not as big as you - 6' and 220 - to me the 1200 is like a toy bike in comparision with my Adv - utterly lacking in the solidity and stability of the 1150. That, coupled with...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2005, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By Args
Get a baglux tank cover and have done with it?

Get a baglux tank cover and have done with it?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2005, 02:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By Args
Yup. Still without exception the best bike they...

Yup. Still without exception the best bike they ever made (and make).
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2005, 07:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By Args
They need oil? Guess that explains the...

They need oil?

Guess that explains the blow-up.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2005, 06:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By Args
It's like - the only option when you last one...

It's like - the only option when you last one blows up out of warranty, and you have to muscle a compensation PX deal.

Still painfull though.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2005, 06:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By Args
That's utter tosh. I'm in the UK currently, and...

That's utter tosh. I'm in the UK currently, and brought my bike from a dealer here recently - that was utterly not the case.

It may be that they don't need to discount 1200s in the US, but here...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2005, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By Args
I have seen one with these on with a baglux cover...

I have seen one with these on with a baglux cover - hope that helps.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2005, 08:32 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,146
Posted By Args
Is it jsut me, or are those forks 1/2 way to...

Is it jsut me, or are those forks 1/2 way to being a chopper?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2005, 05:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 716
Posted By Args
Pissed Oh yup baby - we can pay $7.50 a gallon over here...

Oh yup baby - we can pay $7.50 a gallon over here without trying hard at all.

And my medical insurance is cut to match, while I'm complaining....
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2005, 02:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,457
Posted By Args
The one with the least vents and the best fitting...

The one with the least vents and the best fitting visor and smoothest finish. There are so many out there, you just have to look at a bunch of them. FWIW, I have noticed that you don't get what you...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2005, 01:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,993
Posted By Args
Aaaah yes, I forgot that I did away with the clip...

Aaaah yes, I forgot that I did away with the clip when I fitted some accessories to the battery shortly after I got it.

I think the starter motor solution is the easiest - I didn't try it as I...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2005, 12:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,993
Posted By Args
You must have big clips on your leads! On...

You must have big clips on your leads!

On my adv you can easily get a clip on the + and ground the - somwhere on the bike - no need to move anything other than the saddle.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2005, 06:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,993
Posted By Args
Yup - mine has 'em. Mind you, they don't do...

Yup - mine has 'em.

Mind you, they don't do a lot other than save you lifting the saddle.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2005, 05:32 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,005
Posted By Args
Sensational

I have been away from this board for over 2 months. I come back, and, hey, guess what...

This complete idiot is STILL pumping out this utter and complete BS with exactly the same amount of worth...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2005, 02:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,156
Posted By Args
Have had the Avons, Anakees and 020s, and most...

Have had the Avons, Anakees and 020s, and most latterly the Tourances. My riding profile sounds about the same as yours.

The Tourances are definately the best in my reckoning, in terms of...
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2005, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 757
Posted By Args
Looked at them in the shop. They aren't leather...

Looked at them in the shop. They aren't leather = they're not going on my feet.
Forum: Face plant 02-25-2005, 06:42 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,678
Posted By Args
I'm a medic. No airway = dead soon, if not...

I'm a medic. No airway = dead soon, if not already. Number of people who are not severely injured by the accident but who are severely injured by samiritan moving them in effort to assist = very few...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2005, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 791
Posted By Args
They absolutley won't. Quit worrying.

They absolutley won't. Quit worrying.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2005, 06:02 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 19,260
Posted By Args
Umm yeah, lemme see if I can really spell this...

Umm yeah, lemme see if I can really spell this out. Internet = one version of reality. Actualy experience of meeting and talking with real life people with their real life bikes, face to face =...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2005, 05:56 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 19,260
Posted By Args
D'oh yeah. I get it. Call the net "highly...

D'oh yeah. I get it. Call the net "highly credible" and suddenly it is! Of course!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2005, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,967
Posted By Args
That would be a victory of engineering endevour...

That would be a victory of engineering endevour over necessity. All that cost and effort to build a flat twin 1200 that poorly mimics the power output of a 750/1000 four/v twin. They must be bored...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2005, 05:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,979
Posted By Args
Mebbe, mebbe not. On the start cheap and move up...

Mebbe, mebbe not. On the start cheap and move up principal, rule out the easy, then see where you go. Tyres can do odd things - I'd rule them out first.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2005, 05:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,979
Posted By Args
What mileage is on your tyres? Get them balanced...

What mileage is on your tyres? Get them balanced is my guess.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2005, 04:55 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 19,260
Posted By Args
Let's run with this. Please. let's do. I for one...

Let's run with this. Please. let's do. I for one have chewed face-to-face with at least 50-60 oilhead riders in the past year and not yet met a single person with a brake failure problem. I must have...
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