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Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,421
Posted By Noswal
Fz1.

Fz1.
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 110,119
Posted By Noswal
The FZ1 is a great bike- I love mine.. but I'm...

The FZ1 is a great bike- I love mine.. but I'm wondering because of your history if the FJR might be a better choice.
No chain too.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 993
Posted By Noswal
Thanks Roger for the reply. I have a 2011...

Thanks Roger for the reply.
I have a 2011 r1200gs.
No- the coldest mornings that I have ridden to work the temperatures have probably been in the mid/upper 20s, so that sounds like that's not it....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 993
Posted By Noswal
Booster Plug Question

I have a question about the Booster Plug that I bought over the winter.
So- hooked it up as per the instructions and began riding the bike this spring. Here in New England, spring is cold, so...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 110,119
Posted By Noswal
This year (so far) has definitely not been the...

This year (so far) has definitely not been the norm.
Between finding the time and the fickleness of the weather, the opportunities to spend some quality miles with the bike have not been many. So-...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 110,119
Posted By Noswal
Hmmm- Looks clean and the mileage seems real...

Hmmm-
Looks clean and the mileage seems real low for that year.
Still, if you really feel like that's the bike you want, don't know how many are floating around on the used market (at least close...
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,318
Posted By Noswal
It's definitely an underrated bike- or at least...

It's definitely an underrated bike- or at least one that flies below most people's radar.
Great if you're in the market for a used one.
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,318
Posted By Noswal
New Owner

Just picked up an 03 over the winter. Haven't yet had a chance to ride it much (weather's been awful) but I've managed to sneak it out for a few times even though the roads here in Western...
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,164
Posted By Noswal
That Suzuki will be a great first bike- stay...

That Suzuki will be a great first bike- stay safe!!
Forum: Vendors 11-13-2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 685
Views: 151,129
Posted By Noswal
Just received my stoves this past weekend. Thanks...

Just received my stoves this past weekend. Thanks for the quick service and can't wait to play with them!
Forum: Vendors 11-04-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 685
Views: 151,129
Posted By Noswal
I'm in. Just sent Paypal for 2 stoves (Stever and...

I'm in. Just sent Paypal for 2 stoves (Stever and Simmer).
Thanks, Jim Lawson
Forum: Airheads 11-04-2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 922
Posted By Noswal
I truly appreciate all the help- thanks, everyone.

I truly appreciate all the help- thanks, everyone.
Forum: Airheads 11-03-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 922
Posted By Noswal
It could very well be. Because the clutch engages...

It could very well be. Because the clutch engages so quickly and so far out on the end of it's travel, I probably had admittedly too much free play dialed in at the lever.
Anyhow, I just got back...
Forum: Airheads 11-03-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 922
Posted By Noswal
It Doesn't Wanna Shift...

Hey Everybody-
My bike is a 1975 R90s. I bought it around this time last year and at that time the mileage was just under 13k. Since then, I've had an amazing trouble-free year of riding- the bike...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 98,651
Views: 18,811,595
Posted By Noswal
Regarding Sargent Seats--

I was online checking out a replacement Sargent seat for my DR. Never knew that there were solo and 2up versions.
What's the difference??
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By Noswal
Great advice- thanks!

Great advice- thanks!
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By Noswal
Thanks Beater- shoulda thought of that myself....

Thanks Beater- shoulda thought of that myself. I'll try the new cable.
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By Noswal
Clutch Engagement Question

I have possibly a silly question regarding the clutch on my '75 r90s. It engages pretty suddenly and very near the end of it's stroke. I'm pretty used to it by now but occasionally still, as I'm...
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6,509
Views: 1,305,658
Posted By Noswal
Awesome bike-totally badass. Think I've seen this...

Awesome bike-totally badass. Think I've seen this baby parked up on Main Street in Northampton (where the ice cream bikers used to hang).
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By Noswal
Sounds pretty cool. If I recall that article...

Sounds pretty cool. If I recall that article correctly, this bike had a BMW K bike front end on it (forks, brakes..)
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2013, 04:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 802
Posted By Noswal
Fixed-

Thanks Plaka and BMWwrench. Determined that it wasn't the relay and last night went about replacing the switch from a donor bike that I'm lucky to be able to scavenge from. It's a little intimidating...
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 6,509
Views: 1,305,658
Posted By Noswal
Looks very badass- like it a lot.

Looks very badass- like it a lot.
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 916
Posted By Noswal
Just throwing this out- when your checking and...

Just throwing this out-
when your checking and testing the headlights operation, make sure that:
(a) you have the key in the second (run) position.
(b) the little yellow headlight switch on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2013, 03:46 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 44,842
Posted By Noswal
That's great- glad you're happy and that's really...

That's great- glad you're happy and that's really all that matters. Enjoy the bike!!!
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2013, 03:39 AM
Replies: 6,509
Views: 1,305,658
Posted By Noswal
Looks like a great ride!

Looks like a great ride!
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 802
Posted By Noswal
Headlight/Relay Question

My bike is a 1975 R90S.
I went for an amazing ride this evening and arrived home just as it was beginning to get dark. When the headlight of my bike failed to throw any light into the garage I knew...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,909
Posted By Noswal
Got this and like it a lot- use it to hold my...

Got this and like it a lot- use it to hold my tent, sleeping bag and pad. It might be too big for your purpose as I have to lay it across the bike (not sure if that's your preference) but it's...
Forum: Airheads 12-29-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6,509
Views: 1,305,658
Posted By Noswal
Outstanding!

Outstanding!
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2012, 05:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,161
Posted By Noswal
Those appear to be the rims that run tubeless...

Those appear to be the rims that run tubeless tires- weren't they in production later (when the oilheads came out)?
Forum: Airheads 12-07-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By Noswal
What is the K&N Filter Mod?

I know this subject has been talked about a lot, and I also know that there are, or appear to be, two distinct schools of thought when it comes down to K&N (or replacement) filters vs. OEM- and I'm...
Forum: Airheads 11-30-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,563
Posted By Noswal
Thanks for the advice/link and redirect (sorry...

Thanks for the advice/link and redirect (sorry bout that, heh).
A lot to chew on...
Forum: Airheads 11-30-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,563
Posted By Noswal
R90 Points vs. Electronic Ignition

My bike is a (new to me) 1975 BMW R90s.
As the headline makes clear, I was wondering whether to keep the points on the bike that it has now- or to make the switch over to an electronic ignition. I...
Forum: Airheads 11-24-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By Noswal
Airhead Centerstand Question

So- I just picked up a 1975 R90S and the centerstand can only be deployed by hand- the little arm thing that you step on to drop the stand is broken off right at the left centerstand arm. I guess my...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-24-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 8,089
Views: 3,167,271
Posted By Noswal
1975 bmw r90s

Just brought this home today and I'm pinching myself that I feel so lucky...
About 10 years ago, I had a '74 R90S for a few years. It had been repainted solid black, and had Lester wheels, and I...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By Noswal
Perfect- thanks Joe.

Perfect- thanks Joe.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By Noswal
Yeah, the bike was running. Previously, I had...

Yeah, the bike was running.
Previously, I had the lights hooked up to the high beam solely, and yeah too, I had them running through a relay (and if it matters, a switch on the handlebar). The new...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By Noswal
A Headlight Question...

I was wiring up some lights on my 2011 GS last night and when I went to test them both the high and low beam headlights were on (on high beam). I coulda sworn that the high and low beams worked...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,120
Posted By Noswal
Yeah, mine (2011) does it too. Was concerned...

Yeah, mine (2011) does it too. Was concerned about it enough to go out and buy a Hammerhead shift lever. I swear that it's better, but it still does it from time to time. I think that it's my fault...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2012, 04:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,486
Posted By Noswal
Your opening post could have been written by me-...

Your opening post could have been written by me- I've had the same exact issue with my 2011 GS. After talking to my dealer and even making a post about it on this forum last year, I thought that I'd...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,086
Posted By Noswal
This might be a little bit complicated but I was...

This might be a little bit complicated but I was in the same boat as you and this is what I did---
S-W Motech makes something called an Alu-Rack that bolts onto the stock BMW rack. Into this...
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