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Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,361
Posted By Bucky
My guess is too much front break, maybe because...

My guess is too much front break, maybe because you were trying to decided which trail to take and that distracted you ? looks like they split....

Just my .02

Bucky
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,784
Posted By Bucky
Pry not even close to the solution but, saw a...

Pry not even close to the solution but, saw a 1150 GS pull into a gass station and noticed his center stand hanging down and dragging when he rounded the corner and it kinda flipped up when he...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,025
Posted By Bucky
07GS Replaced under warranty at about 20k... Did...

07GS Replaced under warranty at about 20k... Did the Key West to Dead Horse trip with 70LBs of gear and when I got back they seamed bout gone
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,136
Posted By Bucky
They Picked up my shocks at about 24k... and...

They Picked up my shocks at about 24k... and covered 75% of that darn ABS pump thingy after my bike was about a year out of warranty (2007 GS)

For the ABS I called up corporate after I got a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,701
Posted By Bucky
Did it

I did that same trip back in 2007 left on a half chewed up Tourance changed tires someplace in Colorado (took the long way there up the east coast) and threw on some Anakee's which lasted from...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 25,264
Posted By Bucky
Wow..

And I patted myself on the back for SELF installing a HID low beam all by myself .. must have only taken 3 or 4 hours :wink:

Ive looked at 1000's of GS's many customized and that might just be the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2009, 09:25 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,730
Posted By Bucky
Yes... Bias crowd .. but still yes .. :evil

Yes... Bias crowd .. but still yes .. :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2009, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,167
Posted By Bucky
Ya, little hamster loves bikes, but he must have...

Ya, little hamster loves bikes, but he must have a hard time handling an 1150 !!! tiny little fellow he is...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2009, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By Bucky
Thanks for the PM mike, my local BMW dealership...

Thanks for the PM mike, my local BMW dealership (fort myers) on the phone this morning said that they had never had that issue before and that they would just replace the whole headlight assembly,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2009, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By Bucky
Ya .. its a LOT of play .. like up and down side...

Ya .. its a LOT of play .. like up and down side to side. I dont really see how it could be that adjustment being loose but thanks for the idea!

Bucky
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By Bucky
Thanks! Ill just mess with the bulb some more....

Thanks! Ill just mess with the bulb some more. But the lens has me a little worried because ill be riding 2 up at night a bunch over the next couple days.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2009, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By Bucky
Help really quick!

Hey, Ok .. well the night before a 600 mile trip (tomorrow) I decided to install an HID kit on my bike 2007, 1200GS (just the low beam for now). Well anyways after a few jammed fingers (I have big...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 492
Posted By Bucky
Yep

My 07 started smoothing out at about a year a go at 15K and has been getting better and better ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,215
Posted By Bucky
Hey, Ive been there and done that with my dad...

Hey, Ive been there and done that with my dad (the trip to Alaska, we did it the summer of 2007) I had a combined riding experience over the years of just a few hundred miles (street), and had no...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2008, 04:56 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,394
Posted By Bucky
Wow another rider my age on a GS, not many of us...

Wow another rider my age on a GS, not many of us out there. I mostly blame BMW's price structure ..
Bucky
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2008, 03:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,394
Posted By Bucky
Yep that's Ophir Pass, Ya I dont think it would...

Yep that's Ophir Pass, Ya I dont think it would have been so bad but it was raining the whole time, making it a little slick... :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2008, 09:27 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,394
Posted By Bucky
To The Critics

Just wanted to praise one of the loves of my life.. my 2007, 1200GS amongst all of the negativity I see on this thread about final drives and BMW’s not being worth there salt so on and the other. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,124
Posted By Bucky
I think its great in the wind, the key really is...

I think its great in the wind, the key really is a light touch on the bars. I did 13,500 mile trip last summer and hit some crazy cross winds and never let it slow me down much.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2008, 07:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,105
Posted By Bucky
Ya same here Key West to the top of the drivable...

Ya same here Key West to the top of the drivable world, 13,500 miles round trip last summer and 1 low beam bulb going out was my only problem. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2007, 05:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,851
Posted By Bucky
1. because motorcycles are cool and everybody...

1. because motorcycles are cool and everybody knows it!

.. even the prick ceo and his 300,000 doller bently wishes he was you ..
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2007, 09:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,113
Posted By Bucky
Hmmm .. wonder how you would look in your HI-VIZ...

Hmmm .. wonder how you would look in your HI-VIZ Airostich on that ..... that bike to me seems like a Rolex ... wouldnt buy it for msyelf but sure would be cool if someone ells got me one.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2007, 09:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,488
Posted By Bucky
Dont know how your bike is set up by I used the...

Dont know how your bike is set up by I used the Factory Crash bars on my R1200GS for the front points .. welllllll.. yep when I got my bike to my destination .. 300 miles I noticed that the bars...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2007, 05:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,490
Posted By Bucky
138 ish .. on the speedo .. 130 i think was my...

138 ish .. on the speedo .. 130 i think was my top recorded by GPS....
That was with 70lbs of gear on my 1200 sport with 1 gallon of gass and ADV bags....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2007, 01:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,752
Posted By Bucky
Someone should call touratech and talk to them...

Someone should call touratech and talk to them about a Brush Gard for the GS my jeeps got one ... why not a GS :evil then you could mount all kinds of lights and a wench on to it!!!

But searously...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2007, 01:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,727
Posted By Bucky
Lost one of mine at about 14K miles on my 07 .....

Lost one of mine at about 14K miles on my 07 .. almost 18 now and I just figure ill loose the other one some time soon... was 7 bucks to get a new one at some auto parts store in the middle of some...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2007, 06:23 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,012
Posted By Bucky
I'm 23, dont meet to many people riding my age.

I'm 23, dont meet to many people riding my age.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2007, 06:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,924
Posted By Bucky
That works if your not in a hurry, I normaly just...

That works if your not in a hurry, I normaly just grab it by the bars and lift it up ... but then im 23 and my 65 year old dad uses the lower back aganst the seat method, or just says hey buck pick...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2007, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By Bucky
FYI the GS is a lot cheeper then flying, well...

FYI the GS is a lot cheeper then flying, well once you have the bike :evil, but<o:p> </o:p>
ya maybe not AS much fun. I’ve noticed myself getting blown around the road on mine some as well. Maybe...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2007, 10:02 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,628
Posted By Bucky
16,000+ miles on my 4 month old 07 ... one...

16,000+ miles on my 4 month old 07 ... one headlight bulb :evil
Bucky
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2007, 09:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,508
Posted By Bucky
I just finished the pudrobay run on Anakees and...

I just finished the pudrobay run on Anakees and they did great. no problem with traction and I was at least 50% rain, or at least on the nasty steep muddy stuff it was wet. TKC's would be fine but...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2007, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By Bucky
K thanks guys, soooo general opinion is I...

K thanks guys, soooo general opinion is I shouldnt be worried?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2007, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By Bucky
Smoking 1200

Hey, finishing up a 15,000 mile trip. I stopped to Visit my parents in Colorado and started up my bike after a particularly hard 560 mile ride yesterday. Blue smoke pouring out of the exhaust ......
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2007, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By Bucky
ya not a bad place...

ya not a bad place...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2007, 02:37 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,784
Posted By Bucky
Good ride, watch for deep gravel, my dad went...

Good ride, watch for deep gravel, my dad went down right in front of me.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2007, 02:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,026
Posted By Bucky
not supprized ...

not supprized ...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2007, 02:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By Bucky
I know what you mean about carvin ... I'm new to...

I know what you mean about carvin ... I'm new to bikin got about 13k on my GS and I was running with one of my buddys on an FZ1 who has been riding longer then me ... sure enough I keep with him...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-04-2007, 01:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,182
Posted By Bucky
Hmmm... well I would consider taking my helmit...

Hmmm... well I would consider taking my helmit off so I can stick my head under the tire to make the death a little less painful ok joking ill be more searous. Start working out, YMCA's have good...
Forum: Face plant 08-02-2007, 12:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,784
Posted By Bucky
Ya, It really shook up me up when it happend. I...

Ya, It really shook up me up when it happend. I lost site of him in the cloud of dust and when I saw him go down for sure I sped up through the nasty stuff to get him and didnt even bother with a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2007, 12:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,130
Posted By Bucky
It was done at the 600 ... but the guy told me it...

It was done at the 600 ... but the guy told me it was supposed to be done every 6k .... to prevent falure.... I scratched my head and said ... ookk ... and just let him do it. I dont mind having it...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2007, 03:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,130
Posted By Bucky
Is this normal?

Is it normal for a Dealer to change your FD fluid on a 07 R1200GS during the 12K super duper expensive need to learn to do it myself service?
Sorry if I can look this up eazy, but its after 2AM and...
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