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Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,669
Posted By hipnotik
Thanks for the link. Order placed. :clap

Thanks for the link. Order placed. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,669
Posted By hipnotik
Hi Folks, I'm having a problem tracking one...

Hi Folks,

I'm having a problem tracking one of these locally.
Anyone here be kind enough to sell me their spare connector?
I will also pay for shipping of course.

Cheers :freaky
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-07-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,233
Posted By hipnotik
Might be interested in ride up on Sunday. ...

Might be interested in ride up on Sunday.
Anyone else? :ear
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-30-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 22,990
Views: 1,549,208
Posted By hipnotik
Oh yeah, if it wasn't for lane splitting I...

Oh yeah, if it wasn't for lane splitting I wouldn't even consider riding a bike in the city. :lol3
Either way, I just don't see the appeal anymore.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-30-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 22,990
Views: 1,549,208
Posted By hipnotik
+1. Used to commute year round for a number of...

+1. Used to commute year round for a number of years when we used to live in Astoria and it was just a matter of jumping across the Triboro bridge.
Now since we moved to Brooklyn (in the dead...
Forum: Vendors 07-22-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 534,970
Posted By hipnotik
http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-Fqtcd3z/0/L/i-Fqtc...

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-Fqtcd3z/0/L/i-Fqtcd3z-L.jpg

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-ZXr6mx8/0/L/i-ZXr6mx8-L.jpg

kwik info circa $15-200 from what i see,,,

your tire is the best...
Forum: Vendors 07-22-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 534,970
Posted By hipnotik
Hi Woody, Sent you a PM yesterday, still...

Hi Woody,

Sent you a PM yesterday, still awaiting your reply.

Thank you.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-27-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By hipnotik
Hi There, Good post. Thanks for the reminder...

Hi There,

Good post. Thanks for the reminder about this potential hazard.
I know exactly what you mean about bad visibility there, especially when wearing sunglasses during the day, as most of...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-18-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 22,990
Views: 1,549,208
Posted By hipnotik
I've been over this section several times this...

I've been over this section several times this year.
Pretty nasty looking but from my experience not as slick as it seems to be.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-16-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 22,990
Views: 1,549,208
Posted By hipnotik
Pothole damage

Anyone here had a positive experience with filing a claim with the city for pothole damage to their bike?
I came across this link (http://comptroller.nyc.gov/forms-n-rfps/filing-claims/) that even...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-11-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 22,990
Views: 1,549,208
Posted By hipnotik
I suggest hanging another sign asking not to...

I suggest hanging another sign asking not to steal any of your signs? :lol3
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-16-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 581,472
Posted By hipnotik
Hi Joe, Really happy to come across your...

Hi Joe,

Really happy to come across your posts.
I did a wonderful camping trip with the wife last summer covering northern VT and the the Adirondacks.
We already reserved a spot on (now our)...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-19-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 22,990
Views: 1,549,208
Posted By hipnotik
http://s30.postimg.org/4v0zwqcsh/image.jpg ...

http://s30.postimg.org/4v0zwqcsh/image.jpg

Can they mount that thing on a spoke wheel?
One more reason to ride a DS in the city. :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 227,868
Posted By hipnotik
Jim, Any issues you know of with mounting...

Jim,

Any issues you know of with mounting the ballast above the dashboard?

Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 24,287
Posted By hipnotik
Hi Papz, I completely agree with your point but...

Hi Papz,
I completely agree with your point but looks like things are done differently over here on the other side of the pond.
Well, if BMW North America rep is telling me that dealer found...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 901
Posted By hipnotik
Yes, can't say he didn't have a good shoot...

Yes, can't say he didn't have a good shoot however service manager spoiled the party by issuing a full refund for the new gaskets. :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 24,287
Posted By hipnotik
The fuel light on my '12 comes on too early. ...

The fuel light on my '12 comes on too early.
When I mentioned this to the dealer they said as long as I am getting any kind of reading then BMW will not cover this problem under warranty.
The only...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 901
Posted By hipnotik
Thanks, Jim. Is there a specific interval when...

Thanks, Jim.
Is there a specific interval when these suppose to be replaced according to the shop manual?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 901
Posted By hipnotik
Valve cover gaskets

Had the dealer check valves for the 6k service and noticed they charged me a whooping $82 for the gaskets replacement kit.
Any idea if these really needed to be replaced during the 6k service?...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-13-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 22,990
Views: 1,549,208
Posted By hipnotik
Someone posted these pictures on a reddit forum...

Someone posted these pictures on a reddit forum with the title: "I have parked for years in NYC, and yet I have never seen this" (http://imgur.com/a/EZkFF#i0HM5b7).

WTF?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,111
Posted By hipnotik
Dealer says

ESA hall sensor was not plunged in.
They pluged it in, calibrated the ESA and reset code for hall sensor.
All done as I waited and under warranty.
End of story. I have put about 2k miles since...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,111
Posted By hipnotik
From the manual: Start the engine. You...

From the manual:

Start the engine.
You cannot adjust spring
preload while the motor-
cycle is on the move.
Wait until adjustment com-
pletes (reading stops flashing)
before pulling away....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,111
Posted By hipnotik
Interesting... Did the dealer end up replacing...

Interesting...
Did the dealer end up replacing the entire shock or just the motor?
I am with you here, love the ESA which suits the type of riding I do (a lot of two up touring with the lady). But...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,111
Posted By hipnotik
Yes, bike in neutral while engine running and...

Yes, bike in neutral while engine running and bike not moving, nothing shows up on display when ESA switch is pressed long.
I have checked the GSW problems thread and saw lots of switch issues...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,111
Posted By hipnotik
ESA preload not working

Yesterday while taking the GS out I noticed that ESA preload was not working. Press and hold the ESA button but nothing comes up on the display.
Dampening modes still shows on the display.
Bike is...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-30-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4,766
Views: 443,372
Posted By hipnotik
Another shameless plug

http://newyork.craigslist.org/brk/mcy/3905706592.html
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-19-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4,766
Views: 443,372
Posted By hipnotik
Hi Folks, I am selling my 2005 R1200GS for...

Hi Folks,

I am selling my 2005 R1200GS for cheap. ABS, heated grips, original owner. Full service records. It's in great mechanical condition (new final drive, clutch and main seals recently...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-29-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 22,990
Views: 1,549,208
Posted By hipnotik
HI Chris, It was nice bumping into you and...

HI Chris,

It was nice bumping into you and your friend in Cold Spring.
You are right, Monday was a perfect day for a ride.
Did around 350 happy miles with the lady in the back.

Cheers. :clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-21-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 22,990
Views: 1,549,208
Posted By hipnotik
Saw this morning the cops towing away a newish...

Saw this morning the cops towing away a newish looking yellow/ black F800GS. :puke1
I was on 55th and 8th and the tow truck was driving west.
Hope that owners is not anyone from here. And if you...
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,661
Posted By hipnotik
F800s

ABS, heated grips, belt drive. Throw a Givi top box on it and your all set.
A great commuter and sporty and light for some serious fun.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-17-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 22,990
Views: 1,549,208
Posted By hipnotik
Hi Eddie, I have a S or XS Arai helmet in...

Hi Eddie,

I have a S or XS Arai helmet in good condition she can have for no charge. Maybe also a jacket. I will have to check.
PM me for more info.
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,215
Posted By hipnotik
subscribed

Good luck. Looking forward to follow your adventure.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-04-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 22,990
Views: 1,549,208
Posted By hipnotik
I have done this many times on my 12GS and should...

I have done this many times on my 12GS and should be able to help.
Ping me off list if you're still stuck.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-20-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 22,990
Views: 1,549,208
Posted By hipnotik
Cycle Therapy. When they're not out of inspection...

Cycle Therapy. When they're not out of inspection stickers. :lol3
Forum: Face plant 11-09-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,062
Posted By hipnotik
You certainly chose a good day for picking up a...

You certainly chose a good day for picking up a new bike.:rofl
Glad you made it unscratched!
I wasn't as lucky a few winters ago, going down on ice with the GS in Harriman park. I was unhurt but...
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 31,509
Posted By hipnotik
Great report, thank you for sharing. We did...

Great report, thank you for sharing.
We did NYC- Yukon/AK three years ago two up on our 12GS.
Your pictures and narration brings up nice memories.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-28-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By hipnotik
Looking for a paint shop

Hi there,

Does anyone know a place that will do a good paint job for scratches on motorcycle fairings?

Thank you in advance.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-27-2010, 06:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By hipnotik
After doing some research I decided to stay clear...

After doing some research I decided to stay clear of that particular dealer. And another moral is that there are kick ass mechanics and super honest guys that will go out of their way to help a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-03-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By hipnotik
Thanks for reaching out Claudio. PM sent.

Thanks for reaching out Claudio. PM sent.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-02-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By hipnotik
What is JD's contact info? Is he in CT or NY? ...

What is JD's contact info?
Is he in CT or NY?

Thanks!
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