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Forum: Vendors 04-23-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1,468
Views: 249,105
Posted By Geordietraveller
email sent!

email sent!
Forum: Vendors 09-25-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 84,248
Posted By Geordietraveller
Money Sent. Had a great ride on the bike...

Money Sent.

Had a great ride on the bike yesterday but that snatchyness has got to go! :deal

Can't wait 'til the controller arrives!
Forum: Ride reports 12-29-2006, 04:14 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,802
Posted By Geordietraveller
:freaky :clap Mate, that was brilliant -...

:freaky :clap

Mate, that was brilliant - Thanks for posting. It brought our trip to Baja flooding back. One day I'll make it to Rick's.

Cheers :thumb

Si
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2006, 01:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,404
Posted By Geordietraveller
Yeah Maddog, it's ready to drop - get rid of it...

Yeah Maddog, it's ready to drop - get rid of it now and buy into the new and exiting world of the 1200! You know you want to - stop asking other people to talk you into doing it! :rofl :norton
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2006, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,286
Posted By Geordietraveller
Thanks guys - we'll give that a go and let you...

Thanks guys - we'll give that a go and let you know how we get on

:thumb

Si
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2006, 11:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,286
Posted By Geordietraveller
Question Help!

Was any resolution found for this?

A friend of mine has very similar problems and we have just about come to the end of our list of possible causes. :scratch

Cheers

Si:ear
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2006, 09:37 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 43,258
Posted By Geordietraveller
These BC'ers are so crabby in the morning before...

These BC'ers are so crabby in the morning before their coffee!:lol3

Bay of LA, Baja '06
http://sifi.smugmug.com/photos/62012596-L.jpg

SiFi
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-19-2006, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,105
Posted By Geordietraveller
You could try getting hold of a European Quest 1...

You could try getting hold of a European Quest 1 which has 243Mb of space and which (apparently) runs faster. We brought ours over from the UK with us and haven't had a problems with the North...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2006, 09:53 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,896
Posted By Geordietraveller
This may be a stupid question but the pictures...

This may be a stupid question but the pictures seem to show the guards quite close to the tank covers - will they fit with an ADV tank fitted?

Cheers

Si
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2006, 09:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,406
Posted By Geordietraveller
I did this with ours before we left the UK. It is...

I did this with ours before we left the UK. It is correct that the distance you cover isn't that relevant but I found out how my RID coresponded with what was actually left in the tank. The bike took...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2006, 12:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 914
Posted By Geordietraveller
You could just always ride in front of Maddog - I...

You could just always ride in front of Maddog - I mean, it's only stuff in your mirrors that's going faster than you that you need to worry about right? :poser:poser




Si :hide

Now...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2006, 02:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,433
Posted By Geordietraveller
OOh you old cynics! :rofl Nah, I'm sure...

OOh you old cynics! :rofl

Nah, I'm sure that isn't the case - the dealer in question has done loads for us - especially seeing as we're 'just visiting'.

I honestly think the 1200's charging...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2006, 12:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,433
Posted By Geordietraveller
Yep, all updates done (AFAIK). The new battery...

Yep, all updates done (AFAIK). The new battery seems better than the last but I've still had to 'lean on the starter' when the temp has dropped to zero C. to persuade it to start.

As I mentioned...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2006, 09:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,433
Posted By Geordietraveller
Hmmm, We recently came over Siskiyou (sp?)...

Hmmm,

We recently came over Siskiyou (sp?) and had both heated liners on (about three quarters full at most) plus grips on and when we had a service just after the bike had thrown up error codes...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2006, 10:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 547
Posted By Geordietraveller
Techlusion and 1200

I know the techlusion unit is supposed to make a big difference to 1200s with full exhaust systems and freeflow air filters fitted but has anyone tried fitting one to a standard bike? or more...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2006, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,779
Posted By Geordietraveller
Laugh Maybe it's BMWs new marketing strategy - make new...

Maybe it's BMWs new marketing strategy - make new bikes engine faster and improved over the standard ones and then keep it secret so that people thinking about buying one don't find out until they...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2006, 09:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,960
Posted By Geordietraveller
Thumb Cheers for taking the time to write that up. Very...

Cheers for taking the time to write that up. Very interesting.

I'd sort of settled for a Staintune end can to go with the Remus headers I've got on already, based on feedback from owners. Now...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2006, 09:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,779
Posted By Geordietraveller
:lol3 :clap If my 'plain' 1200 did exacly...

:lol3 :clap

If my 'plain' 1200 did exacly the same speed as paul's yesterday at 3000rpm in 1st - I think that kind of proves that they're geared the same maddog! :deal

Believe it!

Bad...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2006, 09:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,084
Posted By Geordietraveller
Allow the system checks to run on while in gear...

Allow the system checks to run on while in gear (as you woulde be anyway, parked on a hill). Then start it with clutch in and brake on.

Jusk like the manual says. :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2006, 11:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,610
Posted By Geordietraveller
:poser

:poser
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2006, 06:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,610
Posted By Geordietraveller
I hadn't even heard of headlight modulators when...

I hadn't even heard of headlight modulators when we came to North America in June and I actually almost pulled out on the first Goldwing I saw with one because I thought he was signaling me to pull...
Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2006, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By Geordietraveller
We're on still the trip of a lifetime right now -...

We're on still the trip of a lifetime right now - and that month was probably the highlight so far. Great roads, great company, great time.

The bike belonged to Doug. It was a K100LT Beemer that...
Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2006, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By Geordietraveller
Talking Baja Pics/video

Just back from Baja. We rode down from Victoria to Cabo St Lucas on the tip of the Baja peninsular with a great bunch of guys we met while staying here in BC over Xmas...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2006, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 501
Posted By Geordietraveller
The Cat is integral to the header pipes. Unless...

The Cat is integral to the header pipes. Unless you start cutting and welding you have to replace the headers to remove the Cat.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2006, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 949
Posted By Geordietraveller
They did - it was me who was was doubtful, hence...

They did - it was me who was was doubtful, hence the illustration!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2006, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 949
Posted By Geordietraveller
Umm, I asked our dealer to replace the fuel...

Umm, I asked our dealer to replace the fuel filter at the 30k mile service the other day as we've just come back from a month's trip to Baja and they reckon'd the filter is integral to the fuel pump...
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2006, 10:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,504
Posted By Geordietraveller
Nice one man!:clap We rode those exact roads on...

Nice one man!:clap We rode those exact roads on our bike that we brought from the UK. It was like a dream come true. Seeing them again like that has just brought it all back - Cheers:thumb

Simon...
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2006, 10:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,701
Posted By Geordietraveller
Thanks

Cheers guy's - glad you liked it. :freaky Of course it's hard to take bad photos when your in BC / Alberta and the West coast of the US!

We'd like to do one for each State / Province we visited...
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2006, 09:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,701
Posted By Geordietraveller
Cheers! - my guitar playing's coming on as well...

Cheers! - my guitar playing's coming on as well don't you think! :wink:
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2006, 11:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,701
Posted By Geordietraveller
Big Rock Candy Mountains

Just a few of our photos that we've taken since we started touring Western North America at the end of June.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XxjVRhHhC7I

Hopefully we'll get round to starting a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2006, 11:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,561
Posted By Geordietraveller
To be honest, I was in the habit of keeping my...

To be honest, I was in the habit of keeping my calipers /pads greased up when we were at home and didn't think much about other peoples reports of squealing front brakes as it didn't happen much...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2006, 09:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,561
Posted By Geordietraveller
We had this done in Colorado. Although it is a...

We had this done in Colorado. Although it is a Briitsh bike the bulletin is to US dealers so it is applicable - I asked them about a fix first and just got blank stares - you should have seen the...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-13-2006, 09:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,399
Posted By Geordietraveller
That'll be 4.8 UK gallons (4.5l) as opposed to US...

That'll be 4.8 UK gallons (4.5l) as opposed to US gal (3.8l)

Simon:thumb
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-13-2006, 04:54 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 15,753
Posted By Geordietraveller
The thought of having to give up our life on the...

The thought of having to give up our life on the road and go back to my crap job and crappy 'former' existance. :cry

Simon (trying hard not to think about it)
Forum: Canada 02-11-2006, 09:42 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,316
Posted By Geordietraveller
Black Diamond

We camped there at the Lions campground for a couple of nights on our way up to Edmonton. Nice place, some good roads nearby (for Alberta:D ) and not too far from Banff etc. Very Jealous. (just have...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2006, 02:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,875
Posted By Geordietraveller
:clap Totally agree. It's part of the GS 'look'...

:clap Totally agree. It's part of the GS 'look' and it does keep muck of you. We went out for a long ride down a very muddy logging road the other day with a 1200GS that had this removed and his...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2006, 10:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,220
Posted By Geordietraveller
Result?

Well, it looks like the source of the trouble was a glitch in the synching of the stepper motors that didn't show up the first time the dealer examined the bike.

Ended up only riding about 10...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-10-2006, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1,947
Views: 1,084,153
Posted By Geordietraveller
They DO offer civilian rider courses where I...

They DO offer civilian rider courses where I live. If you do the Advanced test your riding gets assessed by a police bike instructor :eek1 . British bike police don't go in for much shooting from the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2006, 11:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,220
Posted By Geordietraveller
Dropped the bike off at the dealer. They reckon...

Dropped the bike off at the dealer. They reckon it could be a burnt valve?:huh

They'll check it and if not - set the clearances.

Hmmm
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2006, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,171
Posted By Geordietraveller
I say it because I haven't heard of a single...

I say it because I haven't heard of a single person with experience of anything else who preferred the Trailwings - in fact most people who have had them post that they are glad to see the back of...
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