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Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2008, 09:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,007
Posted By YZFRider
I have owned a 2000 R1150GS and a 2003 R1150RT. ...

I have owned a 2000 R1150GS and a 2003 R1150RT. I traded the GS in on the RT because I thought I wanted more of a road bike, comfort, and wind protection. After giving it about a year, I ditched...
Forum: Face plant 06-22-2007, 10:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,769
Posted By YZFRider
Ditto that. Oct. 2005 - similar incident on my...

Ditto that. Oct. 2005 - similar incident on my GS. Hope, I never have to be that lucky again. Welcome to the club! :freaky
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2007, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
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Views: 923
Posted By YZFRider
I do have the factory pro shift kit, but have yet...

I do have the factory pro shift kit, but have yet to install it. I have noticed some sloppy shifts when going from 1st to 2nd, but with 17,000 miles on the clock I haven't had any serious problems. ...
Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2007, 10:03 PM
Replies: 12
Yzf
Views: 923
Posted By YZFRider
A great bike indeed. For me, it is fits the same...

A great bike indeed. For me, it is fits the same niche as a VFR (sans hard luggage); decent comfort, bulletproof motor, fully adjustable suspension, but without all the technical crap you never...
Forum: Face plant 01-05-2007, 02:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,241
Posted By YZFRider
From one rider who has hit a deer (11 pointer) on...

From one rider who has hit a deer (11 pointer) on a motorcycle and survived, to another... wow.

Perhaps you got a second chance for a reason. Once you find out what it is, follow hard after it....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2006, 01:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,616
Posted By YZFRider
Don't stop now. When and where?? ...

Don't stop now. When and where??


:ear:lurk :ear :lurk
Forum: Road warriors 11-30-2006, 11:10 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 11,081
Posted By YZFRider
...especially the little ones! IMO, the lines...

...especially the little ones! IMO, the lines are better without the radiator and the hoses.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2006, 11:56 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,620
Posted By YZFRider
50000 miles on my 2000 1150GS. No final drive...

50000 miles on my 2000 1150GS. No final drive issues, so far. I change the final drive and tranny fluid every time I change the oil (~3000 miles). As far as fluid, I just use the OEM BMW Hyphoid...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-20-2006, 08:54 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,401
Posted By YZFRider
It has nothing to do with the US, but everything...

It has nothing to do with the US, but everything to do with the reputation of the Hell's Angels. Ever read Hunter S. Thompson's "Hell's Angels:The Strange and Terrible Saga of the Outlaw Motorcycle...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-20-2006, 11:47 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,401
Posted By YZFRider
Last year while coming back from the Laguna-Seca...

Last year while coming back from the Laguna-Seca MotoGP, I came up on a group of about 15 Hell's Angels. Definitely NOT your typical cruiser posers.

Being the odd rider out on the BMW, rather...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2006, 10:08 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 15,677
Posted By YZFRider
Thumb Ya done good, dad!!! :clap :lol3 Sounds like...

Ya done good, dad!!! :clap :lol3 Sounds like she'll grow up to be like the woman I married!!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2006, 12:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,598
Posted By YZFRider
+1 :nod

+1 :nod
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-22-2006, 10:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,638
Posted By YZFRider
Most of the Ducati's have a totally different...

Most of the Ducati's have a totally different valve train. The "desmodromic" valve (closes mechanically) as opposed to the conventional spring-closed type, desmo valves help contribute to that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-22-2006, 10:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,720
Posted By YZFRider
I would think that would rule out the R1150R. ...

I would think that would rule out the R1150R. I'm only 5' 9" and that bike was cramped. YMMV though.

If money is a factor, I would consider getting a used "standard" in the 600cc range (Strom,...
Forum: Racing 09-22-2006, 09:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,088
Posted By YZFRider
I'm already on the edge of my seat!!! :clap:clap...

I'm already on the edge of my seat!!! :clap:clap

MotoGP 2006 Champion = The fans!!! :evil

:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2006, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By YZFRider
+1 HWY 50 = The "Loneliest Road." I love...

+1

HWY 50 = The "Loneliest Road." I love that road. :clap
Forum: Racing 09-13-2006, 11:43 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 15,093
Posted By YZFRider
That would be a sweet team. Italiano puro!! ...

That would be a sweet team. Italiano puro!! Molto bene!! :clap
Forum: Racing 09-10-2006, 08:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,901
Posted By YZFRider
Ummm... if Hayden is doing the math, he needs to...

Ummm... if Hayden is doing the math, he needs to study up some more. He just got schooled today. He finished behind a guy with a hole in his knee. :huh

The championship is his to lose right now....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2006, 07:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,970
Posted By YZFRider
:rofl:rofl I think you just stuck a fork in...

:rofl:rofl

I think you just stuck a fork in this thread.

Oh yeah... 49K on my 2000 1150GS - no final drive failure yet. But when it does, I guarantee you BMW will not fix it. :lol3


Got...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2006, 10:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,923
Posted By YZFRider
:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl :clap:clap:clap:clap

:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl :clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Racing 08-22-2006, 10:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,442
Posted By YZFRider
Fixed :1drink :lol3

Fixed :1drink :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2006, 09:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By YZFRider
Yep, I vote battery. :nod What does it do if...

Yep, I vote battery. :nod What does it do if you ride it for a while (i.e. let the alternator charge the battery), shut it down, and then immediately restart it?

When my battery first started...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-15-2006, 03:11 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,246
Posted By YZFRider
60 in a 35. Doesn't sound too bad, except it was...

60 in a 35. Doesn't sound too bad, except it was in Yosemite Nat'l Park. I thought I was gonna get nailed for sure.

I was just trying to get through the Park trying to make my way to Tonapah,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2006, 12:45 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,963
Posted By YZFRider
Wicked I can vouch for that. Don't waste your time in...

I can vouch for that. Don't waste your time in Arkansas. Borrrrring.

I hear Kansas has some nice err... uhm... "twisty" roads. Go there instead... :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2006, 01:51 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,264
Posted By YZFRider
If I tried to do that on my 1150GS, I would...

If I tried to do that on my 1150GS, I would probably wind up on my arse. :rofl Sometimes it's a little stubborn going into first from neutral. But they probably all do that... :lol3
Forum: Racing 07-03-2006, 12:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,287
Posted By YZFRider
What's with that guy? Is he so used to winning...

What's with that guy? Is he so used to winning that it's no big deal?

Maybe he's just extremly shy? :dunno

Compared to Rossi's and Melandri's interviews :freaky, ... Pedrosa was like a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2006, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By YZFRider
oops... guess it didn't help your case.

oops... guess it didn't help your case.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2006, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By YZFRider
FWIW, upgrading the left Cam Tensioner on my '00...

FWIW, upgrading the left Cam Tensioner on my '00 1150GS seems to have cured any pinging... (fingers crossed and knock on wood). Don't ask me to explain why. :1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2006, 06:39 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 16,904
Posted By YZFRider
...and most every 1150GS. Key word being...

...and most every 1150GS. Key word being "eventually." It runs in the family... "They all do that." :rofl

On my 1150, it was the clutch slave and the rear main. Mine had around 40,000 miles...
Forum: Racing 06-05-2006, 07:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,922
Posted By YZFRider
... at least Sete seems to think so.

... at least Sete seems to think so.
Forum: Face plant 05-17-2006, 03:53 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 14,510
Posted By YZFRider
Back in October I broadsided a deer on my GS. It...

Back in October I broadsided a deer on my GS. It was at night, I was crossing south central Illinois to visit my parents. I have aux lighting - PIAA 910's, FWIW. It didn't help a bit - the deer...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2006, 09:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By YZFRider
I think I have the same problem on my right side...

I think I have the same problem on my right side throttle adjuster. So far I have just been living with it. I need to check if it is the adjuster or the part on the throttle body which is stripped....
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2006, 06:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,965
Posted By YZFRider
that garage is cleaner than my kitchen! :rofl

that garage is cleaner than my kitchen! :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2006, 11:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,498
Posted By YZFRider
On the sportier side, what about a Ducati...

On the sportier side, what about a Ducati Monster? The 620ie - fuel injected, Givi sells afermarket hard luggage, 110 mph top speed, 50mpg, wet slipper- clutch.

Probaby pretty close to a "modern...
Forum: Face plant 03-02-2006, 12:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,863
Posted By YZFRider
Indeed! A man has got to know his own...

Indeed! A man has got to know his own limitations. :lol3
Forum: Face plant 11-22-2005, 11:49 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,188
Posted By YZFRider
... and many law makers too, unfortunately. :ban

... and many law makers too, unfortunately. :ban
Forum: Face plant 11-01-2005, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By YZFRider
Wow! There must have been like 205 bikes in that...

Wow! There must have been like 205 bikes in that pile up! :evil
Forum: Face plant 10-27-2005, 06:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,407
Posted By YZFRider
I hear ya. One of his antlers is what must have...

I hear ya. One of his antlers is what must have pierced the oil cooler.

I was thankful that the riding position on the GS puts the rider pretty far back from the front end of the bike.

...
Forum: Face plant 10-27-2005, 06:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,407
Posted By YZFRider
The buck is definitely being mounted. Should...

The buck is definitely being mounted. Should make a good conversation piece for years to come! :lol3
Forum: Face plant 10-27-2005, 06:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,407
Posted By YZFRider
Yep. I will definitely curb the riding at night....

Yep. I will definitely curb the riding at night. I like to think if it had been daylight, I might have seen him coming soon enough to stop. Who knows though?
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