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Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2,026
Views: 269,592
Posted By BMWSaint
While it may be available, ethanol infused gas is...

While it may be available, ethanol infused gas is here to stay. Clif needs a bike he can ride anywhere, anytime, without searching for special fuel.

What are his options?

1. Trade the bike in...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 622,939
Posted By BMWSaint
Yes, that is exactly the Twisted Throttle...

Yes, that is exactly the Twisted Throttle description I was referring to.

Having written my post, I was motivated to hit their store yesterday. They had a late model GS sitting on the floor and a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 622,939
Posted By BMWSaint
I have to say it is disappointing to find that a...

I have to say it is disappointing to find that a universally accepted screen has yet to be developed for the stock setup.

I'm 6'1 with a 33" inseam and had the full Aeroflow on my '07 GS. It was...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2,026
Views: 269,592
Posted By BMWSaint
Clif: I am sure we would all enjoy the never...

Clif:

I am sure we would all enjoy the never ending story! Keep up the good work.
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 2,026
Views: 269,592
Posted By BMWSaint
A trip well done, Cliff and certainly a unique...

A trip well done, Cliff and certainly a unique one by most ADV standards. Since this was an Alaskan thread, you might consider wrapping this up and starting a new thread on your next adventures.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2,026
Views: 269,592
Posted By BMWSaint
The "green snot" is Clif's leaking antifreeze...

The "green snot" is Clif's leaking antifreeze that he, we trust, is keeping an eye on.

Keep up the good work, Clif & Bill. Even experienced riders know one should never get complacent on a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2,026
Views: 269,592
Posted By BMWSaint
Keep the faith, Cliff

Just found and subscribed to your posts Cliff & Bill. Like the others, I wish you all the best, and send whatever positive energy I can your way (it can't hurt, right?!)

This is a remarkable...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2012, 03:38 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 72,398
Posted By BMWSaint
Forget the whole Harley bashing thing. The bikes...

Forget the whole Harley bashing thing. The bikes are great for what they are and they are amazingly bulletproof. The 'morons' mentioned might be your local attorney, doctor or fireman - they might...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2012, 05:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,996
Posted By BMWSaint
Tough to find a new GS without ESA...so ride it...

Tough to find a new GS without ESA...so ride it until it goes, then replace with Ohlins.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2012, 04:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,737
Posted By BMWSaint
FWIW, the Centech fuse box worked great in that...

FWIW, the Centech fuse box worked great in that under seat toolbox location on my '07 GS.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,075
Posted By BMWSaint
Timely post - I just ordered this Givi Rapid...

Timely post - I just ordered this Givi Rapid Release side case rack system from PCA-One:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-24-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 873,489
Posted By BMWSaint
Doug: We missed the pleasure of seeing you in NYC...

Doug: We missed the pleasure of seeing you in NYC on Friday, but my wife & I truly enjoyed meeting Poli and picking up a T-Shirt to support your cause.

Your adventures have made great reading...
Forum: Ride reports 11-01-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,748,503
Posted By BMWSaint
NYC for me - won't even be a herculean effort to...

NYC for me - won't even be a herculean effort to get there...unless blizzard conditions set in which have been known to happen in the past.

What dates/venues will Poli be attending?
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,748,503
Posted By BMWSaint
"Hey! I can see Sarah Palin's house from here!" ...

"Hey! I can see Sarah Palin's house from here!"

And she has a tea party just waiting for you to celebrate your trip! :evil

Well done on making Magadan and thanks for taking us along.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,413
Posted By BMWSaint
If it is the rear main seal that is leaking, I...

If it is the rear main seal that is leaking, I have had mine done....twice.

Both times by the dealer's very capable tech (seriously - a rarity to find these days) under warranty. The reason the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,748,503
Posted By BMWSaint
Great story so far, Doug & great shots of Ephesus...

Great story so far, Doug & great shots of Ephesus as well.

I was there almost 30 years ago and it doesn't seemed to have changed much! Rumor had it the two story library you show had a secret...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,309
Posted By BMWSaint
The transition from Harley to BMWs is a very...

The transition from Harley to BMWs is a very common tale and certainly was in my case.

For years I had a Road King or Electra Glide and eventually added an 1100S BMW for fun. I found I was using...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,205
Posted By BMWSaint
+1 on the Givi Maxxia Top Case. I have used...

+1 on the Givi Maxxia Top Case.

I have used this for some time now and actually like the aesthetics on this bike. Let's face a GS isn't a standard looking bike to begin with! :rofl

AdMore...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2010, 03:31 AM
Replies: 7,481
Views: 1,113,085
Posted By BMWSaint
BigAl: Some questions to help diagnose: Does the...

BigAl: Some questions to help diagnose: Does the noise persist throughout the gear range? How about if you shift into neutral at speed and coast? Try it again with engine off. I presume you've ruled...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2010, 03:43 AM
Replies: 7,481
Views: 1,113,085
Posted By BMWSaint
Scoot: Will you still carry a front fender with...

Scoot: Will you still carry a front fender with the 21" conversion? I'm interested in what your plan is.

Great ride report - loved the 'horsing around' part!! :lol3
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-12-2010, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,768,043
Posted By BMWSaint
I take a ferry on many occasions and am always...

I take a ferry on many occasions and am always amazed by seemingly intelligent motorcyclists that insist the bike will be much more stable if it is up on its center stand.

It isn't - as many...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7,481
Views: 1,113,085
Posted By BMWSaint
BJoel: Still seems like low mileage per...

BJoel:

Still seems like low mileage per gallon - even for back roads. Plugs look clean? No drips under the bike in the garage?
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2010, 04:44 AM
Replies: 7,481
Views: 1,113,085
Posted By BMWSaint
Trev: Unless it is a museum quality...

Trev:

Unless it is a museum quality showpiece, these bikes typically trade south of $2,000.

The low mileage is more of a concern than a strength. Sitting for long periods is not a good thing...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 592,736
Posted By BMWSaint
Doug: Now that you have given us some great...

Doug: Now that you have given us some great lessons in electrical engineering, I have a physics question for you - can you explain how you had to repair your metal panniers when you had them, but you...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2010, 03:47 AM
Replies: 7,481
Views: 1,113,085
Posted By BMWSaint
Bastropjoel: It is nice to read about motorcycle...

Bastropjoel: It is nice to read about motorcycle incidents that you walk away from! Glad all is ok. :clap

As you know, the CycleHill model is a version of No-Mar's industrial strength machine. It...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2010, 03:43 AM
Replies: 7,481
Views: 1,113,085
Posted By BMWSaint
Lobaria: Looks like a great price and there...

Lobaria:

Looks like a great price and there is still some riding season left for someone to be interested. It is a cheap point of entry for a reliable, easy to ride bike.

Good Luck!:D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2010, 05:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,225
Posted By BMWSaint
Thumb [quote=awonderfulworld]Long story short, you will...

[quote=awonderfulworld]Long story short, you will continue to buy different combinations of wind screens and various airflow mods till you realize you should have just ponied up the cash for an...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2010, 04:42 AM
Replies: 7,481
Views: 1,113,085
Posted By BMWSaint
Naturally! Describe its condition and give us...

Naturally! Describe its condition and give us some pix to look at. Why are you selling?
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2010, 03:10 AM
Replies: 7,481
Views: 1,113,085
Posted By BMWSaint
Roger: Another great ride report and beautiful...

Roger: Another great ride report and beautiful shots as always - keep them coming!

Sub Z: Nice looking bike! I look forward to seeing more of what you do with it.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,781
Posted By BMWSaint
This is of interest as I may be upgrading my...

This is of interest as I may be upgrading my triple tree mounted BMW NavII to the IV. The problem I see may be the Aeroflow windshield I have. It sweeps back toward the Rider just above the brace. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2010, 06:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,449
Posted By BMWSaint
You might consider a Givi Maxxia with Admore...

You might consider a Givi Maxxia with Admore lighting.

It is cavernous (easily holds 2 full face helmets), puts your brake & turn signals at eye level of drivers behind you and is completely...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2010, 06:03 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,608
Posted By BMWSaint
Bob: My '07 laced wheels have always taken...

Bob:

My '07 laced wheels have always taken a year's run from a small lead mine to balance. So I had my Dealer look at this before my warranty expired. Guess what?!! My wheels are just 'within...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2010, 05:30 AM
Replies: 7,481
Views: 1,113,085
Posted By BMWSaint
Jon: I see three options for you: 1. Find a...

Jon: I see three options for you:

1. Find a set of alloy rims. These are typically designed to run tubeless tires.
2. Have your current wheels sealed. I don't know where you are located in the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2010, 03:19 AM
Replies: 7,481
Views: 1,113,085
Posted By BMWSaint
SheWolf: 'Bodge' is a new word for me! I like the...

SheWolf: 'Bodge' is a new word for me! I like the creativity of your pannier guard. And I really like the scenery you ride in - more pix please!!

Did you get the new chain & sprockets on?
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 1,548
Views: 199,256
Posted By BMWSaint
"sometimes The NX250 on good ole Trail-Wings just...

"sometimes The NX250 on good ole Trail-Wings just makes alot more sense.

so anyway.. I.M.O. excluding the stock shock absorber, I think anyone who believes they can improve what Honda offered in...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2010, 03:58 AM
Replies: 7,481
Views: 1,113,085
Posted By BMWSaint
Mikk: Get well soon! Your elevation difference...

Mikk: Get well soon! Your elevation difference isn't bad for a carbureted bike - the NX should do fine. You could always have it tuned at 1500'...:D

Sounds like it must make for a fun commute!
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7,481
Views: 1,113,085
Posted By BMWSaint
Sure, I think you could work something up -...

Sure, I think you could work something up - possibly trim some old NX plastics around the insert tabs and epoxy them to the new plastic. You will have to dream up a separate headlight/dash pod though.
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7,481
Views: 1,113,085
Posted By BMWSaint
UBetcha!:D

UBetcha!:D
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7,481
Views: 1,113,085
Posted By BMWSaint
Filters

So....filters. You know them, you love them. :D

What are YOU (yes, you!) using for your air and oil filters? Any reusable options still possible (K&N, e.g.)? :ear
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2010, 06:19 AM
Replies: 7,481
Views: 1,113,085
Posted By BMWSaint
[quote=joey-squirrelrancher]Going down the road...

[quote=joey-squirrelrancher]Going down the road at 65 then this. Anybody out there with a spare fer sale?


Joey:

My condolences. How many miles on your bike when this happened? Any idea...
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