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Forum: Road Warriors 04-04-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5,719
Views: 1,167,203
Posted By Tiellswheels
Not sure if a lightly used Valk would interest...

Not sure if a lightly used Valk would interest you, but check the BMW Motorcycles Omaha website. They have a 2014 with close to 1k miles on it for $12.5k. I've seen the bike, it has a shield and...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-01-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5,719
Views: 1,167,203
Posted By Tiellswheels
I have the Harley 1/4 fairing with a laminar lip...

I have the Harley 1/4 fairing with a laminar lip shield on it. Laminar lip cleans up the air for me. I'm 5ft 8. I can ride with visor up and sunglasses on a calm day to a certain point, at about...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-31-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5,719
Views: 1,167,203
Posted By Tiellswheels
Had a really nice day here in Nebraska/Iowa so I...

Had a really nice day here in Nebraska/Iowa so I took off from work. Got a much needed ride in after a long winter. About 142 miles worth of running around the country side. Mineola IA cemetery...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-18-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 1,231
Views: 146,158
Posted By Tiellswheels
Here get a couple of these:...

Here get a couple of these: http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-JfW5ZR5/0/L/i-JfW5ZR5-L.jpg

Who puts a $584 Shoei precariously perched on a mirror so it can fall? :huh[/QUOTE]


Harley doesn't put...
Forum: Road Warriors 07-22-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5,719
Views: 1,167,203
Posted By Tiellswheels
Tinkering with the Roadster; Scored a wide...

Tinkering with the Roadster;

Scored a wide vintage solo seat off of Craigs this past weekend. Was using a Sundowner but got tired of always sliding forward. Seat needs to break in so no miles on...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,443
Posted By Tiellswheels
Highly recommend giving Ted Porter a call, very...

Highly recommend giving Ted Porter a call, very good customer service and knows his suspension stuff. I just put Yacugar shocks my 98 GS also 2 months ago. Rear has Hydraulic preload adjuster and...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-18-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5,719
Views: 1,167,203
Posted By Tiellswheels
GS has much better suspension, much more room,...

GS has much better suspension, much more room, fuel capacity and better ergonomics for two people, factory top case for my wife to lean on instead of a small 5x7 backrest pad, Aeroflow fairing vs HD...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-18-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5,719
Views: 1,167,203
Posted By Tiellswheels
Randy; I have to agree with 100% with...

Randy;

I have to agree with 100% with your reply to Boatpuller about the XL/GS comparison.

I too own a GS (98 1100, stock seats, Aeroflow shield, Yacugar shocks front and rear). and an...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,080
Posted By Tiellswheels
Finally got my new Yacugar rear shock installed...

Finally got my new Yacugar rear shock installed on my R1100GS. Orig had 51k on it and wasn't working very well. Especially two up. Just need to break it in and maybe play with settings. Front one is...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-17-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 64,223
Posted By Tiellswheels
GAS GUY; While reading through this great...

GAS GUY;

While reading through this great trip report, I noticed you're from Genoa Oh. I grew up in Fremont Ohio.
Forum: Road Warriors 11-05-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2,616
Views: 330,509
Posted By Tiellswheels
Read this thread pretty fast so maybe I missed...

Read this thread pretty fast so maybe I missed it....

Does anyone know if these new bikes have hydraulic valves or do they need valve clearance checks. Are the intervals the same as the V-rods?
Forum: Photos 10-26-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2,034
Views: 389,064
Posted By Tiellswheels
http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r509/Tiellswhe...

http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r509/Tiellswheels/BMW%20Rides/100_0580_zps7b9bc956.jpg (http://s1169.photobucket.com/user/Tiellswheels/media/BMW%20Rides/100_0580_zps7b9bc956.jpg.html)

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Forum: Equipment 10-23-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,247
Posted By Tiellswheels
I hear you on this oil availability issue. Was...

I hear you on this oil availability issue. Was buying Mobile 1 15W-50 for years since 2005. Around 2009 it is no longer on the shelf. I tried to voice my frustration to mgmt. but they don't care and...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-13-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,782
Posted By Tiellswheels
Thumb http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/cooltu.gif ...

http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/cooltu.gif
1200r Sportsters.....04-08

http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r509/Tiellswheels/Sportster%20Rides/100_0563_zpsdb36ef32.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7,205
Views: 1,364,394
Posted By Tiellswheels
Did the Cam Chain Tensioner upgrade on my old...

Did the Cam Chain Tensioner upgrade on my old 1100GS. No more clatter at start up!:1drink
Forum: Road Warriors 08-18-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5,719
Views: 1,167,203
Posted By Tiellswheels
http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r509/Tiellswhe...

http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r509/Tiellswheels/Sportster%20Rides/100_0539_zps5ca442cc.jpg (http://s1169.photobucket.com/user/Tiellswheels/media/Sportster%20Rides/100_0539_zps5ca442cc.jpg.html)...
Forum: Road Warriors 08-06-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5,719
Views: 1,167,203
Posted By Tiellswheels
Congrats on the 1200r.:1drink IMHO best...

Congrats on the 1200r.:1drink IMHO best sportster HD ever made. They need to bring it back in the line up. Like you I waited forever and found mine last year. It's a 2007 EFI and only had 1357...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-03-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 15,311
Posted By Tiellswheels
Been reading this thread and it takes me back to...

Been reading this thread and it takes me back to the early 80's where I worked at a mom and pop shop in Oh. The old GS inline 4 shaft bikes were very good bikes. I'd like to see Suzuki put a drive...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-31-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 24,556
Posted By Tiellswheels
Go for it. It will do fine. For dry storage call...

Go for it. It will do fine. For dry storage call Aerostich and get an Ortlieb tank bag. Magnetic and strap attachement. Can also use as backpack with included harness. Pricey but quality gear....
Forum: Road Warriors 05-31-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 72,533
Posted By Tiellswheels
Trying to help a buddy back in Oh. His FT project...

Trying to help a buddy back in Oh. His FT project bike isn't charging.
Looking for the following info;

- Anyone have the OEM charging system output specs/measurements and at what RPM
-...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-29-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 87,492
Posted By Tiellswheels
Don't have one but would like to. Beautiful bike...

Don't have one but would like to. Beautiful bike that looks like it could do it all. Congrats.
Forum: Road Warriors 03-31-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,033
Posted By Tiellswheels
I too always wanted a 1200 Roadster and was...

I too always wanted a 1200 Roadster and was fortunate enough to find a clean low mile 2007 (1587 miles) in April 2012. Replaced the forwards with stock mids and put a sundowner seat on. Stock seat...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-14-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 5,719
Views: 1,167,203
Posted By Tiellswheels
Very nice Sporty. I too have the 1/4 fairing on...

Very nice Sporty. I too have the 1/4 fairing on my 07 1200R. I see you have SS brake lines. What shocks are those?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 459,074
Posted By Tiellswheels
http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r509/Tiellswhe...

http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r509/Tiellswheels/BMW%20Rides/100_0368.jpg

Out for a ride today. Sunny and cold but still great to get out.

All of what's left of the famous Rosenblatt...
Forum: Photos 09-30-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2,034
Views: 389,064
Posted By Tiellswheels
http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r509/Tiellswhe...

http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r509/Tiellswheels/Sportster%20Rides/100_0339-ADvresize_zps33b8b3a3.jpg
Forum: Road Warriors 09-30-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5,719
Views: 1,167,203
Posted By Tiellswheels
Enjoying a break at Willow Lake IA. ...

Enjoying a break at Willow Lake IA.

http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r509/Tiellswheels/Sportster%20Rides/100_0339-ADvresize_zps33b8b3a3.jpg



Getting ready to ride back home after a...
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,892
Posted By Tiellswheels
I'm old school, KISS; Excel, 3 columns:...

I'm old school, KISS;

Excel, 3 columns: Beginning of each new year highlighted in yellow.


If and when you sell the bike, print it out and the new owner has all the service and history.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9,701
Views: 1,480,953
Posted By Tiellswheels
Have been curious on what Suzuki will be bringing...

Have been curious on what Suzuki will be bringing out for 2013 and just visited their web site. Maybe this is old news, but the site shows the DR 200 is back. But no fuel injection....
Forum: Road Warriors 09-24-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5,719
Views: 1,167,203
Posted By Tiellswheels
Finally got around to getting some pics of my new...

Finally got around to getting some pics of my new Ortlieb magnetic tank bag. Was on back order from Stitch but they got it to me. Top quality bag, my first Ortlieb product, expensive but worth it. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 459,074
Posted By Tiellswheels
Willow Lake IA ...

Willow Lake IA

http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r509/Tiellswheels/BMW%20Rides/100_0333_zps74889dc7.jpg
Forum: Road Warriors 09-09-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5,719
Views: 1,167,203
Posted By Tiellswheels
Out riding the Loess Hills on my 1200R today. On...

Out riding the Loess Hills on my 1200R today. On a smooth road this bike’s sweet spot is 75-80 mph with the tall 5<SUP>th</SUP> gear. Cruises nicely with my feet on passenger pegs running higher...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 459,074
Posted By Tiellswheels
Out on L-29 enjoying a great Saturday...

Out on L-29 enjoying a great Saturday afternoon.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-08-2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 5,719
Views: 1,167,203
Posted By Tiellswheels
Witness; Glad to hear your are enjoying your...

Witness;
Glad to hear your are enjoying your 1200R. IMO HD needs to bring these back. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Photos 09-07-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 7,693
Views: 2,672,648
Posted By Tiellswheels
http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r509/Tiellswhe...

http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r509/Tiellswheels/Sportster%20Rides/cf92bd37.jpg
Forum: Road Warriors 09-07-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5,719
Views: 1,167,203
Posted By Tiellswheels
07 Roadster

Picked up this 07 Roadster in April and really like it. It had loud slip ons, and forwards which I put back to stock. Bike is fun, and gets great gas mileage. Nice addition to my GS which is my main...
Forum: Road Warriors 07-20-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 5,719
Views: 1,167,203
Posted By Tiellswheels
Bloodweiser; My "07" xl1200r looks similar to...

Bloodweiser; My "07" xl1200r looks similar to yours/pewter pearl silver. I have HD 1/4 fairing and mids also. What magnetic tank bag you go there? I'm using my Eclipse old school tank bag with sleeve...
Forum: Road Warriors 07-19-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,658
Posted By Tiellswheels
Bloodweiser; I'm new to the roadster but reading...

Bloodweiser; I'm new to the roadster but reading a ton on it. My next "To Do" is the intiminators and 5wt synthetic. I've been on xlforum also. Great site. Need to get more info on exactly what...
Forum: Road Warriors 07-19-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,658
Posted By Tiellswheels
Just picked up an 07 1200R in April with only...

Just picked up an 07 1200R in April with only 1355 miles as a backup to my 1100GS. I'm sorting it out currently and liking it more everyday. It's a pit bull and rough around the edges compared to my...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 459,074
Posted By Tiellswheels
Concur 110%

My current 98" 1100GS is the best bike I've ever had. My female boxer was the best dog I've ever had. RIP "Goldie" 2/26/12
Forum: Road Warriors 04-18-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,605
Posted By Tiellswheels
Bob; Just saw your question/post. I just...

Bob;

Just saw your question/post. I just picked up a very lightly used 07 XL1200R 2 weeks ago. I currently have a 1100GS that I plan on riding into the ground and am very happy with. Both...
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