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Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 18,115
Posted By RogerA
After a trip up the Dalton and the Dempster on my...

After a trip up the Dalton and the Dempster on my R1200GSA, here is my input:

- Replace the rear brake pads before you start or take a set with you - the outside rear pad vanished in record time...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 38,176
Posted By RogerA
The rotor of my 2007 GSA with 50,000 miles ...

The rotor of my 2007 GSA with 50,000 miles

http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv212/Roger_F_Allen/ForumPics/Crack.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 14,692
Posted By RogerA
A year ago I was riding behind my wife in the...

A year ago I was riding behind my wife in the left hand lane of the freeway (she was 100 feet in front of me on her own GS).

As we passed an on-ramp I saw a car accelerating fast and cutting...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,122
Posted By RogerA
My adventure is by far the best bike I have...

My adventure is by far the best bike I have owned, I may own others but there will be an Adventure in my garage for many many years to come.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 793
Posted By RogerA
Had the same problem until I started using...

Had the same problem until I started using Ultraseal, now the pressure remains stable for months.

Since the valve didn't change I seems to me the leakage must have been general porosity.

Just...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2010, 08:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,368
Posted By RogerA
My wife has a 2010 with 10,700 miles on it (only...

My wife has a 2010 with 10,700 miles on it (only 10 weeks old), it's running amsoil full synthetic and is a quiter and smoother than my 2007 GSA which has 48,000 miles.

Roger
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-31-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 336,453
Posted By RogerA
http://www.rogerallen.com/motorcycle/2010ride/phot...

http://www.rogerallen.com/motorcycle/2010ride/photos/DSC01666.JPG
NE New Mexico

http://www.rogerallen.com/photos/Tioman-1.JPG
Tioman
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-31-2010, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7,598
Views: 6,826,834
Posted By RogerA
The Mrs

A few pictures from the last couple of years:

http://www.rogerallen.com/motorcycle/jennings/resources/images/large/P6242641.jpg

http://www.rogerallen.com/motorcycle/Alaska/images/DSCN0949.JPG...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,322
Posted By RogerA
Had TT guards on 3 bikes now, no sign of...

Had TT guards on 3 bikes now, no sign of overheating (when moving) in any temperatures - so far up to 105 deg.
Forum: Vendors 05-18-2010, 07:23 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,615
Posted By RogerA
I'm in, please send details when available. ...

I'm in, please send details when available.
Roger
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 700
Posted By RogerA
I just replaced the stock system in my R1200GSA...

I just replaced the stock system in my R1200GSA with a Remus header / muffler.

I still have the core in, I expected it to be louder but this is way more than I had in mind.

I am considering...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,611
Posted By RogerA
07 R1200GSA with side cases and tall V-Stream...

07 R1200GSA with side cases and tall V-Stream windshield, Remus PowerCone and header (no cat) Cruising at 75 I get 36-37mpg

Altitude seems to have a major effect, at high altitudes (5000+) I...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2010, 06:08 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,124
Posted By RogerA
Well no sh*t there I was.... North of the Atigun...

Well no sh*t there I was.... North of the Atigun Pass on the Dalton, there were millions of vultures !!!!
Cunning bastards, they have a suicide squad who throw themselves at your windshield and...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,024
Posted By RogerA
Scala

+++ on Scala Q2
Used them on 3 trips now and many local rides (35.000 miles +)
Range is OK as long as you don't get strung out.

Also, if you have a suitable plug on your bike, you can charge...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-23-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 98,415
Posted By RogerA
there is no common factor that I can find....

there is no common factor that I can find. decelerating, accelerating, full tank, empty tank, hot weather, cold weather.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-22-2010, 08:26 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 98,415
Posted By RogerA
Recieved an e-mail from BMW Daytona this morning...

Recieved an e-mail from BMW Daytona this morning and a call from BMW NA. :eek1

Nothing fixed yet, but so far I'm impressed with the speed of response.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-22-2010, 02:52 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 98,415
Posted By RogerA
Pissed Here we go again!

Short history:
Last year my wife traded he R1200GS for an F650GS. In late June we set for for another trip to Alaska.
Day 1, we get into rain and her bike stalls MANY times
Day 1, she runs out of...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,806
Posted By RogerA
Looks good to me

Looks good to me
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,881
Posted By RogerA
http://www.aerostich.com/aerostich-ultralight-bike...

http://www.aerostich.com/aerostich-ultralight-bike-covers.html

The large size easily covers my 2007GSA with boxes and high windshield.

I was hesitant to buy this because of the price (I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2010, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,034
Posted By RogerA
Yes , that was us at Caribean Jack's. You...

Yes , that was us at Caribean Jack's.

You will still need to use vice grips on the sleeve, but there will be very little resistance from the loctite once it has been broken down. You can then...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,034
Posted By RogerA
I had the exact same problem on my 07 GSA. Tried...

I had the exact same problem on my 07 GSA. Tried numerous diiferent adhesives on the threaded sleeve without success. I ended up replacing the handlebar and center bolts (I had a limited time to get...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2009, 06:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,618
Posted By RogerA
+1 on V Stream ! I tried Cee Bailey, all was...

+1 on V Stream !

I tried Cee Bailey, all was well until it got hot by a rock and shatterered.

The V Stream seems as good or better for wind protection and is much tougher.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2009, 05:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,411
Posted By RogerA
There must be a pile of them there - 2007, 150...

There must be a pile of them there - 2007, 150 miles up the Dalton the splash guard on my wife's bike got hooked up on the TKC 80's and was dragged around and jammed up against the shock. I though...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-09-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 98,415
Posted By RogerA
The water stalling issue was immediate, but has...

The water stalling issue was immediate, but has been cured by rerouting the vent tube.

Since that time, my wife has put 6,000 miles on the bike, and the stalling with half a tank of gas only...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-28-2009, 06:19 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 98,415
Posted By RogerA
Thumb WE HAVE A RESULT !!! We went through VERY...

WE HAVE A RESULT !!!

We went through VERY heavy rain today for about 45 minutes - NO STALLING - NO ROUGH RUNNING. the problem is fixed!!!

The following is a picture of the re-routed vent...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-26-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 98,415
Posted By RogerA
Will do, it will be early next week.

Will do, it will be early next week.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-26-2009, 07:41 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 98,415
Posted By RogerA
BMW of SE Michigan arranged for Kathy's F800GS to...

BMW of SE Michigan arranged for Kathy's F800GS to be checked by BMW of Denver.

Before we arrived in Denver Richard from BMW NA called twice to see how the bike was running.

We arrived in Denver...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-22-2009, 06:34 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 98,415
Posted By RogerA
http://www.bmwmoa.org/forum/showthread.php?p=47132...

http://www.bmwmoa.org/forum/showthread.php?p=471324&posted=1#post471324

My wife called BMW Customer service today, she spoke to "Richard".

She explained what happened on both her F650GS and...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2009, 12:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 918
Posted By RogerA
Nice! Thanks for posting them

Nice! Thanks for posting them
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 918
Posted By RogerA
How about some pictures of the Trident??

How about some pictures of the Trident??
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2009, 11:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,819
Posted By RogerA
>>>>>>> Florida State Law (Statute 316.1001)...

>>>>>>>
Florida State Law (Statute 316.1001) requires payment of prescribed tolls for the usage of toll facilities. Failure to comply with this statute may result in the assessment of a $100 or more...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2009, 07:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,819
Posted By RogerA
Here in Florida, the new SunPass sticker type...

Here in Florida, the new SunPass sticker type transponder have a warning on their website.

"Note: The SunPass Mini Sticker transponder will only operate when affixed to glass windshields. They...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2009, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,898
Posted By RogerA
I bought one about 18 months ago. Within 2 days...

I bought one about 18 months ago. Within 2 days of buying it I got a small screw in my front tire.

Inserting the plug was a easy, no issues at all. HOWEVER, about 100 miles further on the tire...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2008, 05:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 825
Posted By RogerA
Inuvik 08

Just got back from this summers trip

http://www.rogerallen.com/Inuvik/GPSTrack2.jpg

The rest of the pictures are here (http://www.rogerallen.com/Inuvik).

Check out the pictures of the...
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 15,521
Posted By RogerA
Good point - I'll make some kind of mock up and...

Good point - I'll make some kind of mock up and see what clearance I have, if it's too tight I'll look at the back of the pannier.
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2008, 08:20 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 15,521
Posted By RogerA
This is the setup I used for the last Prudhoe bay...

This is the setup I used for the last Prudhoe bay trip:
http://rogerallen.com/Alaska/DSCN0920.JPG


Most of the gas is for for my wife's R1200GS, plus a couple of gallons for me.

This setup...
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2008, 06:52 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 15,521
Posted By RogerA
Question Gas Cans in front of Panniers

Hi:

I am planning on mounting gas cans in front of the BMW panniers on my R1200GSA, similar to the picture shown (different brand of panniers of course).
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2007, 05:49 AM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 1,616,688
Posted By RogerA
Does this suck? ...

Does this suck?

http://www.rogerallen.com/Alaska/DSCN0948.JPG

http://www.rogerallen.com/Alaska/DSCN0960.JPG
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-03-2007, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2,171
Views: 804,431
Posted By RogerA
http://rogerallen.com/Alaska/DSCN0919.JPG ...

http://rogerallen.com/Alaska/DSCN0919.JPG

http://rogerallen.com/Alaska/DSCN0921.JPG

http://rogerallen.com/Alaska/DSCN0948.JPG

On a recent trip from Key West to Prudhoe Bay - this setup...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2007, 06:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,421
Posted By RogerA
http://www.rogerallen.com/Alaska/DSCN0961.JPG ...

http://www.rogerallen.com/Alaska/DSCN0961.JPG

Dalton Highway, Dual Purpose road - look at the sign "Road closes for aircraft"
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