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Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-06-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,211
Posted By Randall
Zumo Button Repair Site

I was looking around the web for information on repairing the buttons on a Zumo 550. I came across this site offering a repair for the missing rubber buttons. Not a true replacement but rather a...
Forum: The Garage 08-31-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 912
Posted By Randall
Additional Valve Stem Question

Hey, let me see if I can piggy back on this valve stem thread.....

I too am in need of valve stem replacements. I am thinking of replacing my standard rubber ones with some new metal ones. I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 512
Posted By Randall
Rough Blue Ridge Ride and New Museum

Went out for a ride in NC the first couple of weeks of July. Visited some friends on the eastern side for a few days and then headed towards the western side of the state. I have been on the Blue...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-02-2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 35,561
Posted By Randall
I always liked the "Blues Theme" from the movie...

I always liked the "Blues Theme" from the movie Wild Angels with Peter Fonda and I think Nancy Sinatra...
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 824
Posted By Randall
Not too awful far - Deland

I have not personally used this guy but I have heard him give
tech talks at the BMWNEF Rally. People in the audience
and those talking afterward seemed to think he knew what he
was talking about....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-22-2009, 08:23 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,455
Posted By Randall
A couple of years ago I was heading south, from...

A couple of years ago I was heading south, from Deals Gap, on a leisurely ride down 441 when I saw a policeman with radar set up on the side of the road. A couple of blocks later I spotted a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2007, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By Randall
Fixed

Okay, I played with the bike - checked for the clicking -
nice to do on a nice quiet Thanksgiving Day morning.

I heard clicking from both the handbrake and footbrake.
played around looking at...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2007, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By Randall
Played with the grip handle and foot brake quite...

Played with the grip handle and foot brake quite a few times -
nothing seemed to help. Checked the wiring as good as possible
in a parking lot - saw nothing irregular - will check more throughly...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2007, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By Randall
No Brake Light

Not exactly sure what is going on with my bike.
2002 1150GS

While riding today, my riding buddy told me that I had
no brake lights. Upon closer examination, we discovered
that my tail light is...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2007, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,646
Posted By Randall
No pics available - didn't have digital cameras...

No pics available - didn't have digital cameras or cell phones back then but I spent a few nights in hotels in Daytona with my bike at the foot of my bed.

I must admit, I really do wish I had pics...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2007, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By Randall
Charger

I stopped by the Deltran factory about a month ago to pick up an extra charging cable. While there I asked the good looking gal about my Deltran charger and if it was okay to use on an Odessey (sp)...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2007, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 596
Posted By Randall
Sounds like a plan.....

Sounds like a plan.....
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2007, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,694
Posted By Randall
I am not 100% sure if it is the bearing number or...

I am not 100% sure if it is the bearing number or not but here is a information
from the Hall of Wisdom on a 2001 1150 GS.

I think instruction number 11 provides the part number(s) you are...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2007, 03:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 893
Posted By Randall
I have an 02 1150 GS with Jesse Bags. Wife is...

I have an 02 1150 GS with Jesse Bags.
Wife is about 5' 9", she has ridden with me quite a bit
and has never expressed any discomfort or aggravation
with the Jesse Bags.
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2007, 04:06 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 24,375
Posted By Randall
Pissed Chatter box communication system is probably the...

Chatter box communication system is probably the biggest waste
of my money spent on a bike accessory! Piece of crap!!!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-02-2007, 04:33 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 24,876
Posted By Randall
I have been pretty much doing my own thing the...

I have been pretty much doing my own thing the last few months but
am starting to get back into some group riding.

I plan on heading up the to Camp Blanding the weekend of the 14th for
the North...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2007, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 986
Posted By Randall
Wolfman Explorer

I use the Wolfman Explorer and like it a lot.
About the only thing that ever bothers me is that I sometimes
beep the horn when manuvering the bike in a tight parking space.
I turn the handlebars...
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2005, 05:45 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,887
Posted By Randall
Nice report and great pictures. I have traveled...

Nice report and great pictures.
I have traveled the ALCAN a few times but have never followed your route.
Very nice ride!!!! :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2005, 05:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By Randall
Nice write-up and some good pics too. I must...

Nice write-up and some good pics too. I must have missed the pics of the girls with the desert, than again, maybe there is a reason for no pics :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2005, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By Randall
Very nice write up and the pics were good too....

Very nice write up and the pics were good too. :thumb
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2005, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By Randall
Such a deal!!!! Picked up 5 oil filters &...

Such a deal!!!!

Picked up 5 oil filters & crush rings for some $40.00 including shipping from CA to FL.

Thanks for the heads up.
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2005, 08:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,602
Posted By Randall
Very nice write-up. And some awsome pictures. I...

Very nice write-up. And some awsome pictures. I did a similiar trip last summer but did not get the snow (for which I am very grateful) or the number of pictures you got.

Good job!
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2005, 12:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,113
Posted By Randall
Yeah you missed a really great time, both at...

Yeah you missed a really great time, both at Boyer's and the ride there - again.

Needless to say Krautbikeman lied about the ride being slowed down a tad. He said since he was taking the AT, he...
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2005, 05:57 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,788
Posted By Randall
Nice write up Linzi! Sounds as if you guys had a...

Nice write up Linzi! Sounds as if you guys had a good ride.

I had to cut mine short - clutch slave cylinder went out on me, wild ride down I-95 with no clutch!!
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2005, 05:54 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,788
Posted By Randall
What the heck was I doing???

Took me a minute to figure out what the heck I was doing - knitting I guess - but no, just untangling my camera strap - kind of long so I can put it on over my helmet and not lose the darn thing!!
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2005, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 657
Posted By Randall
Just in the way of follow-up ----- Basically...

Just in the way of follow-up -----

Basically I am being told that it is probably my slave cylinder that is most likely leaking at one of the gaskets.

Cost of new slave cylinder is approximately...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2005, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 657
Posted By Randall
Thanks, I think I am going to try and do it...

Thanks, I think I am going to try and do it myself, probably get a little help from a friend who is pretty handy, we will see.....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2005, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 657
Posted By Randall
Thanks. Yes, it is leaking bad. Will not...

Thanks.

Yes, it is leaking bad. Will not hold fluid for more than a couple of minutes.
I am thinking that it is the slave cylinder too. Suspect I will replace it and the clutch line at the same...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2005, 07:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 657
Posted By Randall
Clutch Gone / Fluid Leak

Alright, heading back to Florida from BMWGSBYOB 2005 - West Virginia.
Quite a bit of mountain riding there and getting there, lots of clutch use.
Running back roads as much as possible, avoiding...
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2005, 06:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,960
Posted By Randall
there was plenty of food and it was very good....

A big thanks to Krautbikeman and the Mrs. for hosting yet another memorable event at their home. When I left, the house was still standing and since I have not heard otherwise, I assume no one...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2005, 06:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 34,494
Posted By Randall
Already???

I can't believe you are replacing those shocks already....you've only got what - some 20 to 25,000 on the OEM's? :evil

I put the Ohlin's on mine a year or so back. I think just a little...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-15-2004, 05:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,681
Posted By Randall
What the heck.....

just to keep things confusing.....

I can not remember the names of the roads between Deals Gap area and Augusta, GA but I do remember them as being some pretty good riding.

I used to drive, on...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2004, 04:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,466
Posted By Randall
Krautbikeman, And there were a few folks who...

Krautbikeman,

And there were a few folks who showed up and just stayed for a while.

One 61 year old gentleman, riding an 04 GS Adventure (could have been Steve in disguise I guess :rofl )...
Forum: Vendors 05-20-2004, 12:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,682
Posted By Randall
Merge.....

Interesting bit of news. I did not know about the merger. I am pleased (as far as this goes) that they are using the carrier they said they would.

Actually I am not really all that upset about...
Forum: Vendors 05-19-2004, 02:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,682
Posted By Randall
Wish I had the same story...

I have no real problem with SWM but I will say that not everyone is so lucky as many here have been.

I ordered front and rear tourances from them via the internet on a Saturday.
Shipped by SWM on...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2004, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By Randall
To tell you the truth, the front brakes went so...

To tell you the truth, the front brakes went so quickly I almost did not have time to even think about pics let alone take any. Also, working with brake fluid I was a bit hesitant to grab my camera,...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2004, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By Randall
With a little help.....

Finally found the crazy thing.
Very well hidden.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2004, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By Randall
Clutch Fluid Change

I think this may play a big part in my being able to change my own clutch fluid.....

Where exactly is the clutch fluid bleeder?

On page 00.34 of the GS 1150 manual I downloaded - it appears to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2004, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,479
Posted By Randall
And a bit more after re-reading your post..... ...

And a bit more after re-reading your post.....

There is a GI type store in Sanford. Not particularily great but it is there.
Go down Lake Mary Blvd, away from I-4 towards 17-92 and take a left. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2004, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,479
Posted By Randall
Not sure but it sounds like the place you're...

Not sure but it sounds like the place you're describing is a Bass Pro Superstore. It is basically located (from Lake Mary) down south on I-4.
Get off at the Beltz (something like that) outlet...
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