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Forum: Equipment 01-21-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 102,881
Posted By BMWf800gs
BMW and their bad attitude along with HORRIBLE...

BMW and their bad attitude along with HORRIBLE SERVICE.
Taking a motorcycle to BMW for warrenty or repair is asking to be abused and have your motorcycle returned to you worse off than when you...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-03-2012, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By BMWf800gs
I work every other weekend :(

I work every other weekend :(
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-02-2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By BMWf800gs
Thank you for the offer. I have to work.

I also like the Moto Cove.
Next weekend?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-01-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By BMWf800gs
300XC Lets ride! Off mon-tue. Ride anywhere within a few hours of Fairfax, Va.

I am looking for people to ride with.
I want to ride my KTM 300XC either MX or preferably offroad someplace.
I am willing to stay someplace sun. and mon. night to ride someplace good.
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2012, 01:42 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 102,881
Posted By BMWf800gs
Dunlop mx-51

Terrible Dunlop MX-51
Forum: Orange Crush 08-02-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,493
Posted By BMWf800gs
Reply to child

Remember when you wrote this?:"And yes, IMO, the new '12 Stelvio NTX is better in every way vs. the GS Adventure, which is its closest BMW rival."
This is why I asked if you had watched the video...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-02-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,493
Posted By BMWf800gs
Reliability and customer service has not been my F800GS!!!

I bought new a BMW f800GS and it along with Motorrad and the 3 dealers I have had to deal with has been a nightmare for me and my friends.
They are always having to give me rides to the dealer so I...
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 102,881
Posted By BMWf800gs
Buying and dealing with BMW Motorrad-HORRIBLE

Seemingly ignorant about everything BMW makes and sells.
I tried calling and e-mailing for questions about their accessories to no avail.
The bought new 2009 f800gs is a pile of crap.
The dealers...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,493
Posted By BMWf800gs
Did you even watch the video??? They plainly proved and said the KTM was better!

They said that the Stelvio NTX basically sucked and was boring!
They liked the Ducati on road NOT offroad.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-29-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,236
Posted By BMWf800gs
AFAM quality? Made where? best CS sprocket that will not chew up the shaft?

OEM only?
Or is some after market just as good and cheaper?
Non communist made sprocket and chains of top quality? for the f800GS.
Thank you.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-26-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 29,860
Views: 1,683,611
Posted By BMWf800gs
Try the KTM 990 SMT. I think you may like it. You...

Try the KTM 990 SMT. I think you may like it. You can still ride over curbs with it. Not like a big wheel bike but it is still no problem. It is a FUN ride.
BMW=zero customer service and knowledge...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-22-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 142,022
Posted By BMWf800gs
Sue BMW. That is the only way you will be treated correctly!

I have wasted weeks or months on the phone and e-mail trying to communicate with the very unhelpful people at BMW. This does not include all the wasted trips for repairs at the three different BMW...
Forum: Racing 03-01-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,861
Posted By BMWf800gs
"The Most Insane Motorcycle Ride" movie must be...

"The Most Insane Motorcycle Ride" movie must be too old because the recording quality and sound quality is HORRIBLE on Amazon Prime.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-25-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 29,860
Views: 1,683,611
Posted By BMWf800gs
The Ho-Ha is a great MTB race!

I have done it many times.
It is well organized and some very challenging sections. They have the regular races and then they have the XXC which is much longer, 45 miles vs about 20 miles if I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 24,150
Views: 4,125,109
Posted By BMWf800gs
If you want to ride a very old tech,slow, non...

If you want to ride a very old tech,slow, non responsive, boring motorcycle buy a DRZ.
If you want to have some FUN buy a KTM 300!! It is cheaper than the DRZ to maintain.
How much is the top end...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 483
Posted By BMWf800gs
Led lighting quality of light and durability, mounting?

There is a lot I do not know about LED lighting and I need to learn what it is I need to know and how to find it.
It seems the kelvin, spectrum, wavelength= the quality and usability of light for...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-23-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,390
Posted By BMWf800gs
heated grips on the 2009 BMW f800GS,only on for 20 min. or so?

How long are they supposed to stay on for? Till I turn them off? They seem to turn themselves off.
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 24,150
Views: 4,125,109
Posted By BMWf800gs
Welcome to ORANGE! I made the switch also and I...

Welcome to ORANGE!
I made the switch also and I am LOVING it!
My KTM 300XC 2 Stoke is FUN! The DRZ is like a pregnant pig stuck in the mud compared to my KTM.
I have a DRZ also but I am thinking...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 102,881
Posted By BMWf800gs
I agree. maybe up until the mid 1980's or so...

I agree.
maybe up until the mid 1980's or so Sears treated the employees and customers in a positive manner and it was a good symbiotic relationship for all.
Now they rip everybody off!
The tools...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 24,150
Views: 4,125,109
Posted By BMWf800gs
That may have been true in the past, but look on...

That may have been true in the past, but look on the internet and here on this site to see all the people that feel they have been ripped off, cheated, or treated poorly by the motorcycle and or the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 24,150
Views: 4,125,109
Posted By BMWf800gs
I guess between the money it cost to higher a...

I guess between the money it cost to higher a lawyer the stress of having to possibly do it all for nothing, and taking care of my family I do not want to deal with the paper work and stress.
And...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 24,150
Views: 4,125,109
Posted By BMWf800gs
Test 2 trying to figure out how to change the...

Test 2
trying to figure out how to change the KTM 300 placement so there is no question the BMW is the one always breaking down and the KTM is FUN and actually works.
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 24,150
Views: 4,125,109
Posted By BMWf800gs
Test

Test
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 24,150
Views: 4,125,109
Posted By BMWf800gs
The KTM IS AWESOME!!! The BMW motorcycle and...

The KTM IS AWESOME!!!
The BMW motorcycle and the company, is a steaming pile of SH*T!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-09-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 29,860
Views: 1,683,611
Posted By BMWf800gs
WARNING Know though when you buy from Colemans...

WARNING
Know though when you buy from Colemans you do not get any actual return or warranty help from them without 7 months of back and forth with the receipt and them lying and say they will take...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 24,150
Views: 4,125,109
Posted By BMWf800gs
Do not buy a KTM 300 2 stroke, they are TOOO much...

Do not buy a KTM 300 2 stroke, they are TOOO much FUN and bad for your heart.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-30-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 29,860
Views: 1,683,611
Posted By BMWf800gs
Thank you for the Diamond Dave link! That is too...

Thank you for the Diamond Dave link! That is too funny!
I can not believe some people think it is supposed to be for real!
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2011, 04:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,647
Posted By BMWf800gs
2 stroke oil is Jaso-FD or ISO-L-EGD always the most important to use?

All the info like mixtures synthetic vs blends vs non synthetic, bla bla bla...
If we buy any oil brand that is Jaso-FD/ISO-L-EGD and we mix close to what the manufacture says is that much better...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-26-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,818
Posted By BMWf800gs
I would do a little offroad riding but I have a...

I would do a little offroad riding but I have a 2011 KTM 300XC that is WAAAAAAAY FUN off road. I can not imagine I would want to ride the 990 off road much.
When I ride the 300 2 stroke it is so...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,953
Posted By BMWf800gs
I own a 2011 KTM 300XC and I love it! It is a...

I own a 2011 KTM 300XC and I love it! It is a blast! to ride and seems to be of great quality so far, by now the BMW would have broken down 8 times. This is why I am thinking about another KTM and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,953
Posted By BMWf800gs
Thank you for your thoughts. I am ignorant when...

Thank you for your thoughts. I am ignorant when it comes to what is involved with being a dealer and all the money they have tied up and what the ins and outs are so that I and the dealer may make a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2011, 04:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,953
Posted By BMWf800gs
Yes I did ride the one at MFI. It was nice but...

Yes I did ride the one at MFI.
It was nice but as I said before they only offered half value for my trade in.
I liked the KTM 990 SM-T but not so much that I would take a huge loss on my trade in....
Forum: Orange Crush 12-16-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,818
Posted By BMWf800gs
What is a XTC? Are the 990 really that...

What is a XTC?
Are the 990 really that problematic money and time sink holes like some of you are saying?
I thought my BMW and the Company of BMW had the market cornered.
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,953
Posted By BMWf800gs
How did you feel the 990 SM-T did once you where...

How did you feel the 990 SM-T did once you where on the open interstate for hours at a time? The reason I ask is the one I test road for a short period of time had a Harley feel to it( I have not...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-14-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,818
Posted By BMWf800gs
those of you that have had motos with ABS/anti...

those of you that have had motos with ABS/anti lock brakes and without, what do you think about going without on a moto you will ride on the road in all types of weather?
Forum: Orange Crush 12-13-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,818
Posted By BMWf800gs
Here is my experience. Thanx to all that responded

I posted this where I got replies to my questions. I posted a few other place for different input/info but did not get any. So thank you again from me and others that will read and maybe learn...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,953
Posted By BMWf800gs
The dealer was good enough to let me ride the...

The dealer was good enough to let me ride the 2010 KTM sm-t and it was:
(Remember now I am comparing to my F800GS 2009)
I am 6ft 1 about 175pnds

Orange was Heavier per the stats but riding it...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,953
Posted By BMWf800gs
oveheating in the summer or traffic a issue?

summer heat or traffic a issue?
Forum: Orange Crush 12-13-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,818
Posted By BMWf800gs
Fuel gage?

What do you do about not knowing how much fuel you have? It seems stupid not to have a clear tank or a fuel gage. Who wants to worry about how much fuel they have left?
Is there a fuel gage that can...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-13-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,818
Posted By BMWf800gs
How well do they handle: Heated jacket, gloves, pants?

How well do they handle: Heated jacket, grips, gloves, pants?
My F800GS does not seem to be able to handle heated grips and a jacket. I have it wired direct off of battery.
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