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Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,272
Posted By MaineRunner
:ear I'm all ears...

:ear

I'm all ears...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,319
Posted By MaineRunner
If you own a R1200GS you need to perform this maintenance!....

I just got around to doing this on my 2011 GSA after 4 years and 28,000+ miles of ownership. The front pin was completely seized. It took a while but I finally got everything apart, cleaned and...
Forum: Airheads 10-18-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By MaineRunner
Thanks for the response... If I understand...

Thanks for the response...

If I understand you correctly...your saying that a 60,000 mile R65 will probably already need a transmission rebuild and a valve job??
Forum: Airheads 10-17-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By MaineRunner
R65 with 60,000+ miles...is this high mileage?

I'm looking at a 1981 R65 with approx. 60,000 miles on her? Would this be considered high mileage for this model?? How do these R65 models hold up?

Owner is asking $2500 for the bike. Overall it...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,564
Posted By MaineRunner
Where are you guys buying true metric feeler...

Where are you guys buying true metric feeler gauges?...I've been looking for a set.

Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By MaineRunner
Givi Trekker top case on a R1200GSA

Anyone here using a Givi Trekker top case on a R1200GSA? How do you like it? What type/model mount did you use? Any pictures available?

I'm thinking about buying the 46 liter version as a top case...
Forum: Americas 03-28-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By MaineRunner
I've been to Peru a few times on buisness. I...

I've been to Peru a few times on buisness. I don't have any specific recomendations...but one thing I do know...If your planning to just show up in Lima rent bikes and get to Machu Pichhu and back in...
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 116,411
Posted By MaineRunner
Up for grabs....expires 12/31 10% Off >...

Up for grabs....expires 12/31

10% Off > ANZ4UZPI
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,962
Posted By MaineRunner
Thanks for everyone's good replies...much...

Thanks for everyone's good replies...much appreciated!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,962
Posted By MaineRunner
How to tie down a R1200GS on ferry crossings?

Any tips on tieing securing a R1200GS during a ferry ride? I'm planning a trip across the St. Lawrence in Quebec in a couple of weeks. Should I assume the ferry will have tie down straps for me to...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By MaineRunner
Leather jacket repair?

Can anyone recommend a reputable business that can repair and recondition a leather jacket? I've got a 20+ year old off brand leather jacket that needs some stitching and zipper repairs. This jacket...
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 824
Views: 116,411
Posted By MaineRunner
A493U2V1R - 10% Off - Exp. 01/31

A493U2V1R - 10% Off - Exp. 01/31
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,119
Posted By MaineRunner
That is not normal...

That is not normal...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,063
Posted By MaineRunner
R1200GS/A Air Filter Options + Change Interval?

My 2011 R1200GSA has 12,000+ miles. According to the service schedule I should replace the air filter. I haven't checked it yet to see how dirty it is...but how often are you guys changing your...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,190
Posted By MaineRunner
Just take the battery out...keep on a trickle...

Just take the battery out...keep on a trickle charger at home. No problems. That's what I do.

Happy New Year! :1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 930
Posted By MaineRunner
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 930
Posted By MaineRunner
Dynabeads through the valve stem on a TPMS bike?

Can anyone confirm if I can or cannot install dynabeads through the valve stem of a GS equiped with TPMS?

Thanks!

[2011 R1200GSA w/factory equiped TPMS}
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,124
Posted By MaineRunner
Funny thing is, when I originally installed the...

Funny thing is, when I originally installed the front tire I accidently had the arrow pointing the wrong way. At the time I was pissed and just forgot about it. So if I rotate the tire, the tire will...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,124
Posted By MaineRunner
Should I rotate my TKC front tire?

I have a little over 5000 miles on a set of TKC's. Mostly street miles on my 2011 GSA. The rear tire is pretty much toast. The front tire looks to be about half worn; but is worn very...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-18-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 46,008
Views: 2,752,306
Posted By MaineRunner
Count me in... Hope the weather forecast...

Count me in...

Hope the weather forecast improves.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-16-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8,410
Views: 433,338
Posted By MaineRunner
Were you just cruising around and found this...

Were you just cruising around and found this statue? Or is there a back story???

Thanks.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-16-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8,410
Views: 433,338
Posted By MaineRunner
Damn...I live Downeast but I've never seen this...

Damn...I live Downeast but I've never seen this before!...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-02-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8,410
Views: 433,338
Posted By MaineRunner
Burnham Tavern

Here's a little better picture:

http://mainerunner.smugmug.com/Other/Burnham-Tavern/i-hHNn2vT/0/L/IMG0034-L.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-30-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8,410
Views: 433,338
Posted By MaineRunner
New Tag

Burnham Tavern. Sorry for the crappy pics.

http://mainerunner.smugmug.com/Other/Tag/i-JD4KdtD/0/M/IMG0033-M.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-30-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8,410
Views: 433,338
Posted By MaineRunner
Tags

Well I picked up a couple of tags on my way to Mt. Washington yesterday...but I'm having a hell of a time posting pictures. First time with a smugmug account:
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-28-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8,410
Views: 433,338
Posted By MaineRunner
I'll make it easy...

If I hit both locations tomorrow...can I claim the tag? :D
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,797
Posted By MaineRunner
Yes, the GPS cable is draining your battery. It...

Yes, the GPS cable is draining your battery. It happened to me....I ended up wiring my GPS directly to the battery.

Just disconnect the GPS power lead from the Canbus connecor. Then charge your...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,631
Posted By MaineRunner
A lot cheaper here: ...

A lot cheaper here:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2012, 06:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,113
Posted By MaineRunner
Same here. 2011 GSA. I hooked up a Nuvi 550...

Same here. 2011 GSA. I hooked up a Nuvi 550 through the front GPS plug. After sitting a few days my battery was dead; measued 5.4V :eek1...this was even with the GPS unit unplugged from the power...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,614
Posted By MaineRunner
That's impressive mileage...I've only got 6000...

That's impressive mileage...I've only got 6000 miles on my 2011 GSA I bought in March 2011.

Just for reference; how many times have the valves needed to be adjusted? Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,319
Posted By MaineRunner
Does anyone know of a good source for non-OEM...

Does anyone know of a good source for non-OEM 2010+ camhead sparkplugs? Iridium or otherwise...

Just looking to save a few bucks
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By MaineRunner
JT, Have you had this problem from day 1 or after...

JT, Have you had this problem from day 1 or after you owned it for a while? I read your other post on this issue; did this happen to start after you installed the GPS?
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 116,411
Posted By MaineRunner
Used AYM2J42B Just saved 5% on a set of...

Used AYM2J42B

Just saved 5% on a set of TKC's I was buying anyways. Thanks...will pay forward.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,014
Posted By MaineRunner
R1200GSA Pannier Carry Handles

I'm the proud owner of a new set of BMW Adventure Panniers!....

What are you guys doing for carry handles? Anyone like the OEM handles?

Are there aftermarket alternatives? I might try to make...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 23,604
Posted By MaineRunner
Thanks...

Thanks...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 23,604
Posted By MaineRunner
Well that's interesting...I took a ride...

Well that's interesting...I took a ride yesterday. It was 41'F. My bike definitely labored when I started it.

JoelW; is this a Deka battery? Seems like a good price:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,982
Posted By MaineRunner
FWIW I installed the battery back into my...

FWIW

I installed the battery back into my 2011 R1200GSA. The battery was out for 4 months. The bike fired right up with no SERVICE message noted.

I went for a 60 mile ride - still no SERVICE...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 23,604
Posted By MaineRunner
Noob question. My 2011 R1200GSA has a spacer...

Noob question. My 2011 R1200GSA has a spacer block under the battery. Do all GS's have this spacer? Seems like a good opportunity to install a taller battery.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,140
Posted By MaineRunner
Thanks for posting... That's the same oil...

Thanks for posting...

That's the same oil I'm using in my '11 GSA. Good to know it's working well for you.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2011, 05:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,982
Posted By MaineRunner
Thanks for the info....this helps a lot. I think...

Thanks for the info....this helps a lot. I think I can live with the 'Service' message for now. Anyways, the battery is out of my bike. We'll see how it goes in the spring...
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