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Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,361
Posted By BMWGScott
I have had several GS's and loved them but had...

I have had several GS's and loved them but had always wanted the Adventure but was intimidated by the size and weight. Then I rode an Adventure. Wow, what an awesome bike, even compared to the GS. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By BMWGScott
After you unsnap that piece, the beak will still...

After you unsnap that piece, the beak will still be hard to take off due to the "stickum" that they put between it and the frame at the back where the windlets mount. Just carefully pull it up from...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 116,969
Posted By BMWGScott
They are Hepko Beckers. I got them thru...

They are Hepko Beckers. I got them thru Wunderlich.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 116,969
Posted By BMWGScott
Added some accessories

http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m513/Mersiowsky/451.jpg
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-14-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 740
Posted By BMWGScott
My first ride report to Paradise and back

http://mersiowskyadventures.blogspot.com/

This is a blog I created about a trip to Key West that I had done in 2007. I will try to post directly to Advrider next time. I am new at this story...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,211
Posted By BMWGScott
Mine is available to me every time I go out into...

Mine is available to me every time I go out into the garage. And yes, it does look awesome! :D:D
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,094
Posted By BMWGScott
I've never been to Sturgis, but have been to...

I've never been to Sturgis, but have been to Daytona and Myrtle Beach Bike Weeks many times. Rode my BMW everytime and never had anyone say or react any differently because I was on a BMW. Always...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2011, 02:23 AM
Replies: 8,245
Views: 4,333,035
Posted By BMWGScott
Didn't know about the larger black handguards. ...

Didn't know about the larger black handguards. Thanks for that. I'll have to check in to them.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8,245
Views: 4,333,035
Posted By BMWGScott
Yes, how else would I have been able to have all...

Yes, how else would I have been able to have all of these bikes??? I mean, they are submissive, right? NOT!!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8,245
Views: 4,333,035
Posted By BMWGScott
Guess you were asking me that question. It was...

Guess you were asking me that question. It was part of the Triple Black Special Edition package.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8,245
Views: 4,333,035
Posted By BMWGScott
Other side

http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m513/Mersiowsky/011.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8,245
Views: 4,333,035
Posted By BMWGScott
Added some farkles to the Triple Black

http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m513/Mersiowsky/008.jpg

Hepco Becker engine guards and headlight guard; Adventure racks and panniers; TT oil cooler guard
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,899
Posted By BMWGScott
I know I am going to get grief about this, but I...

I know I am going to get grief about this, but I am going to stick with the black/silver theme, since it has so much silver on it anyway. Today I mounted my Adventure racks/panniers, yes silver, a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8,245
Views: 4,333,035
Posted By BMWGScott
Sweeettt!!!!

It's here.

http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m513/Mersiowsky/HPIM2188.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,899
Posted By BMWGScott
http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m513/Mersiowsk...

http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m513/Mersiowsky/HPIM2164.jpg
This morning.
http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m513/Mersiowsky/HPIM2188.jpg
And this Afternoon!

Wow! It looks even better...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2011, 05:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,899
Posted By BMWGScott
Thanks everyone. Was up at 5 am this morning,...

Thanks everyone. Was up at 5 am this morning, went for a run, and now am "patiently" waiting for 10 am.

MarkN, all I can say is "ouch"! I know that must have been quite a letdown for your wife,...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,899
Posted By BMWGScott
Bracky72, Morton's will treat you great. For...

Bracky72, Morton's will treat you great. For example. My wife surprised me with an R1200C back in 99. The owner actually dressed up as Santa and delivered it to my house on Christmas Eve. My kids...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,899
Posted By BMWGScott
It is a Special Edition GS. Nothing more than...

It is a Special Edition GS. Nothing more than black spoked wheels, actually just the rims), like on the adventure, engine and fork are black as is the tank and beak. The final drive, swing arm and...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,899
Posted By BMWGScott
Yes, of course! And if I remember correctly, you...

Yes, of course! And if I remember correctly, you are as well?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,899
Posted By BMWGScott
Triple Black has arrived in VA

So I walk in the door this evening after a rough commute and tough couple of days at work, to my phone ringing. It's my wonderful local dealer (motorcycle dealer that is) calling me to tell me the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,080
Posted By BMWGScott
Don't really need to run the tank dry to start. ...

Don't really need to run the tank dry to start. Just fill up, reset your trip odometer to 0 miles, ride the bike for a couple of hundred miles, fill up again, and just divide the miles on your trip...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By BMWGScott
Ray, everyone's tastes are different, so I will...

Ray, everyone's tastes are different, so I will give you my opinion and I have had a couple of BMW's. The R12 is a fantastic bike. As PhotoBiker said, they make a lowered version and I have seen...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 116,969
Posted By BMWGScott
Boxburner, when are you expecting yours and in...

Boxburner, when are you expecting yours and in what part of the country are you in. I was told mine would be here in the next week or two. I also just looked at the pics under "show us your 1200GS"....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 780
Posted By BMWGScott
Thanks, ausfahrt. I should have put this...

Thanks, ausfahrt.

I should have put this under "Lets see your R1200GS/ADV. Sorry about that.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 780
Posted By BMWGScott
Try Again

http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m513/Mersiowsky/532.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 780
Posted By BMWGScott
My current GS

http://http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m513/Mersiowsky/532.jpg

Really just trying to figure out if I can post a pic. This is the bike I am trading in for my Triple Black.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 116,969
Posted By BMWGScott
Is that minature chimney coming out of the front...

Is that minature chimney coming out of the front brake reservoir, an option?:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 116,969
Posted By BMWGScott
Doc, you already have yours???? I want...

Doc, you already have yours???? I want mine!!!!!!!!! Wow that bike looks good. I am still waiting for the first one to arrive in Fredericksburg, VA. Congratulations on the bike.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 988
Posted By BMWGScott
I just went on the Max BMW website and looked at...

I just went on the Max BMW website and looked at their fiche. It showed the part you are talking about. The rubber damper with a stud on either side. Part #11117682158. Says to build date 4/07.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 116,969
Posted By BMWGScott
I like that. "Classy yet a little dangerous". I...

I like that. "Classy yet a little dangerous". I really like that! Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 116,969
Posted By BMWGScott
Thanks. I am really looking forward to seeing it...

Thanks. I am really looking forward to seeing it in person. I was told it has just been dropped off at the US port in New Jersey, so hopefully within the next week or two. I will post pics of it as...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,750
Posted By BMWGScott
GR8ADV, I think that you are missing the point. ...

GR8ADV, I think that you are missing the point. What we, or at least I was saying is, the bike is just past (I know 2K miles past) the first service, which is the 600 mile service. That is just...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,750
Posted By BMWGScott
I have bought demos in the past and have not had...

I have bought demos in the past and have not had a problem. Yes, they are probably run a little harder than the manual calls for during break in, but I think that if you read thru this website there...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 116,969
Posted By BMWGScott
I think the bike looks great. I am trading in my...

I think the bike looks great. I am trading in my current GS for the 2011 Triple Black. Ending up with a cool looking bike, plus getting the DOHC engine! I made the mistake of test riding a 2010...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By BMWGScott
I would go for the 2006 in this case. The only...

I would go for the 2006 in this case. The only things you are gaining on the 2008 is ESA, 2 years on an extended warranty and some say the non-servo brakes better. I had an 2005 with the servos and...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By BMWGScott
Demo bikes have to have at least 2500 miles on...

Demo bikes have to have at least 2500 miles on them before they can sell them. The warranty period begins when it is put into service, however they will extend the warranty for like 3 months, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,676
Posted By BMWGScott
I would think that if you had to go over any of...

I would think that if you had to go over any of the service intervals, the 6,000 would be the one, since the bike was probably serviced at about 600 miles. So that would seem to me to allow you to...
Forum: Americas 01-04-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 957
Posted By BMWGScott
I don't think that you will have to worry about...

I don't think that you will have to worry about snow/ice. Obviously 95 is the most direct route, but boring. Route 1 or 301 are options if you have time. If you have even more time, hit Route 17...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 842
Posted By BMWGScott
Because brake fluid absorbs water and since a...

Because brake fluid absorbs water and since a motorcycles brake system is exposed to the elements there is more of a chance for it to do so. If this were to happen you wouldn't have the braking when...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 957
Posted By BMWGScott
It looks like the one he is replacing was in an...

It looks like the one he is replacing was in an accident as he said he is settling with the insurance company.
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