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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-04-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,078
Posted By adam71
Speaking from professional experience: If...

Speaking from professional experience:

If you had stopped-
The driver of the car would have been found at fault for making an unsafe turning movement. 22107 CVC. Infraction

Since you fled-...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,898
Posted By adam71
Another option.

I'm on my 2nd set of Pirelli Scorpion Trails on my R12GS. They are a 95/5 on road/off road tire. They don't seem too popular among inmates, but I like them so far. Here is a link to a video review:
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2013, 12:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 873
Posted By adam71
I had the same issue with a head stud last week....

I had the same issue with a head stud last week. I had the time sert kit used (by a pro), just as Jim suggested. Here is a good informational video.

It should be much stronger than heli-coil.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8,180
Views: 4,155,747
Posted By adam71
From Mt. Tam looking south toward SF.

http://i1195.photobucket.com/albums/aa388/nbabomb/IMG_1754.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-04-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By adam71
Very cool, thank you. :thumb

Very cool, thank you. :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,169
Posted By adam71
Thumb Another brand of battery suggestion

Good luck troubleshooting the issue!

I replaced my battery about a year ago with a Braile B14115, and have been very pleased. 360 cold cranking amps. See the link below for further details and...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,101
Posted By adam71
Regarding the Piaa 510's: Over the course of...

Regarding the Piaa 510's:

Over the course of a year, I had to replace 3-4 bulbs. The bulbs were cheap, so each time one went out, it was about $30. To me, that is unacceptable. I got so pissed...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,637
Posted By adam71
pricing breakdown

Here is the breakdown from Woody's to service both of my rims:

Wheel unlace: $30 each
Wheel lace and true: $150 each
Straighten rim: $50 each
Stainless Steel spoke sets: $250 each
Return...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,637
Posted By adam71
Rims/Wheels remounted

The serviced wheels were sent back to me and I remounted the tires/wheels to the bike. The difference is obvious. The better than new wheels have a larger gauge spoke and look badass.

Although...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,101
Posted By adam71
Clearwater Kristas

I went from Piaa 510's to Clearwater Kristas. It was the best $600 something dollars I've spent.

This webpage explains everything you need to know:...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,127
Posted By adam71
what about these?

Nobody has mentioned the:
Pirelli Scorpion Trail

Any thoughts? I just installed a set, but I've only put about a hundred miles on them. So far so good!!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,637
Posted By adam71
Thank you, guys. Woody's it is. I appreciate...

Thank you, guys. Woody's it is. I appreciate all the advice!!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,637
Posted By adam71
Thanks, I will check into GP Frame and Wheel.

Thanks, I will check into GP Frame and Wheel.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,637
Posted By adam71
Thanks for the quick responses

Hey guys,

Thanks for the advice. I've heard nothing but great things about Woody's. (Also heard about Buchanon's down in LA)

I was hoping to find someone local, but like anything...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,637
Posted By adam71
advice for truing a spoked gs front wheel

I have a 2007 R1200GS with spoked wheels.

I've recently noticed a vibration in my handlebars when I am riding at about 25-30 mph. I put the bike on a pit bull front wheel fork stand, spun the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 101,079
Posted By adam71
the grips

the grips look like they are covered with "grip puppies."

http://www.motorcycleparts-hornig.com/BMW-R-1200-GS-Adv-and-HP2/Accessories-Paint-protection/Grip-Puppies.html

i had them on mine for...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 956
Posted By adam71
Piaa light bar kit

I had Piaa 510's mounted on this bar originally. Sold the Piaa's and had Clearwater Krista's installed on the same bar. The guys at Adventure Designs mentioned they liked to mount the Krista's on...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By adam71
Luggage Plate for Passenger Seat

I bought this and really like it. Simple installation and easy to take on and off...

http://www.wunderlichamerica.com/motorcycle/R1200GS/8500267.html
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 896
Posted By adam71
Corbin Seats

I have one of these. Made a big difference in comfort.

http://www.corbin.com/bmw/r12gs.shtml
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,753
Posted By adam71
from ADV Designs...

These work great:

http://www.advdesigns.com/highwaypegs.html
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 933
Posted By adam71
sounds boring. half the fun is putting stuff on...

sounds boring. half the fun is putting stuff on it.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2,595
Views: 803,594
Posted By adam71
(my freshly washed) 07 r12gs

http://i1195.photobucket.com/albums/aa388/nbabomb/IMG_0231.jpghttp://i1195.photobucket.com/albums/aa388/nbabomb/IMG_0236.jpg

My 2007 R12GS posed next to a Navy warehouse in the late afternoon sun.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By adam71
thanks! both of you have good suggestions. ...

thanks! both of you have good suggestions.

ideally, someone would want to buy them, but they don't take up much space, so no biggie just to keep them until they are needed.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By adam71
here are pics: ...

here are pics:

http://photobucket.com/2007-R12GS-stock-shocks
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By adam71
07 R12GS stock shocks question

About a year ago, I purchased and installed Ohlin's. The stock shocks had about 42k miles on them. Is there any demand for used shocks? I have no idea what they'd be worth...

Any advice would...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,594
Posted By adam71
1. Ohlins 2. Corbin Seat 3. Givi Airflow...

1. Ohlins
2. Corbin Seat
3. Givi Airflow windscreen

In addition:
Pivot Pegz, Driving/Fog Lamps (Piaa 510's), Grip Puppies, highway pegs, to name a few.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,037
Posted By adam71
Those are nice looking!

Those are nice looking!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 507
Posted By adam71
Andy, thanks for the quick response. I will...

Andy, thanks for the quick response. I will have to hit the hardware store tomorrow for the multimeter.

Admittedly, I don't have much experience with electronics and such, but no better time...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 507
Posted By adam71
heated grip issue

I have a 2007 R1200GS. Today while riding, I noticed my throttle side heated grip decided to quit working. Nothing happened to prompt the failure. What would cause that to happen out of the blue? ...
Forum: Vendors 08-25-2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,704
Posted By adam71
do you, or anyone else, happen to know the proper...

do you, or anyone else, happen to know the proper amount (ounces) to add to the front and rear wheels of a stock 07 gs?

i just ordered 3 x 8oz bottles. figured that should do the trick.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 686
Posted By adam71
Thanks for the timely responses! I will be...

Thanks for the timely responses!

I will be contacting Dan, as well as the BMW dealer in Modesto, to figure out the best options.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 686
Posted By adam71
seeking advice re: purchasing ohlins for r1200gs

This is my first post...

I am interested in purchasing new ohlins for my 2007 r1200gs. I live in the central valley area of northern California and am not sure about locating a dealer and/or a...
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