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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,255
Posted By NickW1
Mick FWIW: Load of shite about starting...

Mick FWIW:

Load of shite about starting on a tiny Bike, what matters is what’s between your ears. <?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Any...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 259
Posted By NickW1
Happy Trails BMW GS Crash Bars Install

Well the Happy Trails Crash Bars for my 07 GS arrived yesterday and I installed them this morning. Over all they are very good bars, very robust maybe even a little too robust because they weighed in...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,483
Posted By NickW1
Yes, all the quirkyness aside they are the do it...

Yes, all the quirkyness aside they are the do it all in one motor bike. Good luck in your search.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 963
Posted By NickW1
I used a mityvac in the past but they were all...

I used a mityvac in the past but they were all non-ABS brakes. Mines an 07 thus non-servo. I will have to investigate these speed bleeders that you speak off. Thanks for tip.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 963
Posted By NickW1
Damn, my Haynes manual gives dire warnings if the...

Damn, my Haynes manual gives dire warnings if the brakes are not serviced with special BMW brake gizmos, thats all there is to it? I will do it myself, thanks JVB. And thanks to all who gave...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-06-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 37,943
Posted By NickW1
Cry I have to work long hours for the next few days,...

I have to work long hours for the next few days, I would dearly love to go for some soft serve, sadly no time till Friday.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 963
Posted By NickW1
Never thought about tight valves being quieter...

Never thought about tight valves being quieter but it makes sense. Right now I'm getting a little over 46 mpg on my 72 mile to work and back jaunt everyday, thats loaded up with all the shite I have...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 963
Posted By NickW1
11kish. Coming up to the 12k service; thus, the...

11kish. Coming up to the 12k service; thus, the brake service.

Of course I know they want the money, I just thought there may be something to it.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 963
Posted By NickW1
If It Works Don't Fix It?

With regards to scheduled TB synchronization and valve adjustment, is there any reason it has to be performed when your bike is running perfectly, getting great fuel mileage and hummingbird quiet?...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-05-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 37,943
Posted By NickW1
New Tag. ...

New Tag.

http://i940.photobucket.com/albums/ad249/NickW3/Gwynn1_zps6d2c84d8.jpg (http://s940.photobucket.com/user/NickW3/media/Gwynn1_zps6d2c84d8.jpg.html)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-05-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 37,943
Posted By NickW1
Grab. Elthams Layby on Famers Drive in New Kent...

Grab. Elthams Layby on Famers Drive in New Kent County.

http://i940.photobucket.com/albums/ad249/NickW3/FamersRdBattle1_zpsc397b6b6.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By NickW1
No, but I can see it happening. If everything is...

No, but I can see it happening. If everything is not in its place i.e. the side latch not closed, the yellow tag not fully down the case not seated on the top ball etc... if that's not all perfect...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-03-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 37,943
Posted By NickW1
Tag. For all you train buffs. [/URL] ...

Tag.

For all you train buffs.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-03-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 37,943
Posted By NickW1
Grab, Jamestown. Went via Centerville road...

Grab, Jamestown. Went via Centerville road instead of Rt 5. Nice ride except for the Peacock that almost ran out in front of me. I though the cagers and deer were bad now Peacocks!
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By NickW1
JC I just order a set of bars from HP, I'll give...

JC I just order a set of bars from HP, I'll give a review on the lot after they get here. We shall see. Cheers:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,107
Posted By NickW1
Ditto, my third BMW and I've never had a problem...

Ditto, my third BMW and I've never had a problem in Europe or the US using all grades of petrol. I'm lucky too. :huh
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,413
Posted By NickW1
No Servo's on the 07 if that's what you are...

No Servo's on the 07 if that's what you are referring to. For my money it would be the 1150. Or wait and save up some more money and try to get a 07 - 10 . Good Luck
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-25-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By NickW1
Thank you, great photos of a magical country. Did...

Thank you, great photos of a magical country. Did Sergio Leone film some of his westerns in that area?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-25-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 37,943
Posted By NickW1
Tag, one of West Points own. ...

Tag, one of West Points own.

http://i940.photobucket.com/albums/ad249/NickW3/Chesty2_zpsda4f3e68.jpg (http://s940.photobucket.com/user/NickW3/media/Chesty2_zpsda4f3e68.jpg.html)

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-25-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 37,943
Posted By NickW1
Grab, New Point Comfort Lighthouse as viewed from...

Grab, New Point Comfort Lighthouse as viewed from the end of Lighthouse Road in Mathews.

http://i940.photobucket.com/albums/ad249/NickW3/NewPoint2_zpsbbbc843c.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,042
Posted By NickW1
:poser:poser

:poser:poser
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,716
Posted By NickW1
Great job Doc, she looks great! Hey, how is the...

Great job Doc, she looks great! Hey, how is the black paint holding up on the headers? Or have you not had her out yet?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 11,314
Posted By NickW1
A Jury of 12 found her guilty and unamously too,...

A Jury of 12 found her guilty and unamously too, actions have consequences and her stupidity caused the death of two people, so yea she should do hard time.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-22-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,153
Posted By NickW1
Amen I hate these Transformer looking bikes, they...

Amen I hate these Transformer looking bikes, they look like hammered shit, no curves all sharp angles so busy looking your head hurts. Moto Guzzi is making some very nice looking bikes now. And...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,387
Posted By NickW1
I took the stock seat to local auto upholstry...

I took the stock seat to local auto upholstry shop had them cut the foam off the top and fit a massive gel pad in its place, then recover it, cost was $175. Best seat I've ever had.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,953
Posted By NickW1
If you have lawyers wanting to take the case pro...

If you have lawyers wanting to take the case pro bono then do it :deal
Also, please seek out a very good Psychiatrist you need help.. oh wait a sec... you must be a Psychiatrist because you have...
Forum: Beasts 06-14-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10,221
Views: 1,317,320
Posted By NickW1
Sat on one at the dealer and my knee was bang on...

Sat on one at the dealer and my knee was bang on the jug cover, I'm 5' 11" 32 inseam. I just kept thinking my knees are going to roast in the summer, so I didn't buy one, sadly it was deal killer for...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By NickW1
Bluhduh Och for fuck sake.. noooooooooo...

Och for fuck sake.. noooooooooo...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,318
Posted By NickW1
Thumb Keep looking, my 07 came with the works, ESA,...

Keep looking, my 07 came with the works, ESA, ABS, <9k miles, hot shower etc... for just under 10k. They are out there just keep looking.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-07-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 20,291
Views: 995,782
Posted By NickW1
Love the OBX, great ride. BTW how did you get...

Love the OBX, great ride. BTW how did you get your bike to Portsmouth Island? I know you can hire a local to take you but I thought they only took hikers and such?
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-25-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 64,752
Posted By NickW1
Had me fooled, the light and darkness is magic,...

Had me fooled, the light and darkness is magic, rock on.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-25-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 64,752
Posted By NickW1
Very Nice. Matt is the 2nd pic Glen Fruin?

Very Nice. Matt is the 2nd pic Glen Fruin?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,231
Posted By NickW1
Had this problem on my old K75 thought it was gas...

Had this problem on my old K75 thought it was gas but turned out to be coils, if so replace all, good luck.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-20-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 20,291
Views: 995,782
Posted By NickW1
Don't know about Absolute Performance but there...

Don't know about Absolute Performance but there is Redline Performance on rt. 17 in York County, they are a Ducati, Guzzi, Aprilia etc... dealer. They did some minor fork work for me several years...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,271
Posted By NickW1
Pissed Buy that lotto ticket! You are very lucky indeed...

Buy that lotto ticket! You are very lucky indeed and I'm happy to read of a deer encounter that turned out without an EMT response. Around here deer are the number one hazzard. From October too the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,188
Posted By NickW1
IMO that's a bit high for that many miles. I...

IMO that's a bit high for that many miles. I bought a super clean 07 with 9500k miles loaded in NC last year for $9500. The deals are out there, you just have to search every day and be willing to...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,426
Posted By NickW1
+1 This is how its done.

+1 This is how its done.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,869
Posted By NickW1
Nice GS but enough is enough! Is it real or a kit?

Nice GS but enough is enough! Is it real or a kit?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-20-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 20,291
Views: 995,782
Posted By NickW1
As a hunter I can tell you that the hunting...

As a hunter I can tell you that the hunting pressure is going to be very high this Saturday, dogs will be chasing deer in most counties so... watch your ass out there.
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,518
Posted By NickW1
Thanks Tony, I love trip reports with maps!!:clap

Thanks Tony, I love trip reports with maps!!:clap
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