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Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By mastiffdog
2007 640 Adventure Idle Problem

My bike has 1600 miles on it, so it doesn't get ridden often. I try to get out and run it every couple weeks, but it has been sitting for about 45 days. Today, the only way to keep the bike from...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2007, 07:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,031
Posted By mastiffdog
Your going to spend north of $20K+ anyway on the...

Your going to spend north of $20K+ anyway on the bike, more if you want bags and some farkles (which everyone promises their wife they won't buy just at time of purchase).

So why quibble over a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2005, 01:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,160
Posted By mastiffdog
I am not sure why you are being so defensive. My...

I am not sure why you are being so defensive. My point was that I didn't understand why a dealer would engage in commenting about customer/dealer dynamics. Then I stated my opinion about your...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2005, 11:40 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,160
Posted By mastiffdog
I think that it is implicit in any successful...

I think that it is implicit in any successful business relationship that it is a two way street, I agree with you. But I just don't think BMWAtlanta, as professional dealer, gains any strategic...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2005, 10:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,160
Posted By mastiffdog
Please tell me how is the following statement is...

Please tell me how is the following statement is beneficial for BMWAtlanta? How does it add to his revenue and profitability? What did it buy him? What did you learn from this insight?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2005, 10:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,160
Posted By mastiffdog
I was just commenting on the current topic and...

I was just commenting on the current topic and did not look deeper into their technical contributions. I applaude their enthusiasm and contributions from a technical standpoint, but I stand by my...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2005, 09:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,160
Posted By mastiffdog
I think the forums are a dangerous place for a...

I think the forums are a dangerous place for a business to be posting. While I think you are noble for expressing your opinion, as a businessman myself, I would not choose to engage the retail...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2005, 02:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,413
Posted By mastiffdog
Something new and/or better will always surface...

Something new and/or better will always surface just after you acquire the thing you thought was the best. It happens all the time. So, I am happy with what I have and I will use it to its fullest,...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2005, 10:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,491
Posted By mastiffdog
Is this the Vario Topcase for the R1200GS? If...

Is this the Vario Topcase for the R1200GS? If so, can you share the new part number please?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2005, 02:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,526
Posted By mastiffdog
Yes, agreed. I can't understand why that's such a...

Yes, agreed. I can't understand why that's such a great thing to add to the bike for $1000. Heck, it's not even a BMW factory set up...
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2005, 12:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,107
Posted By mastiffdog
I am glad to find out that I am not the only bike...

I am glad to find out that I am not the only bike addicted person that my wife thinks I am. I just bought the 06 12GS and love the darn thing, but now I am craving the 1200RT. I have 3 Harleys and...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2005, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 730
Posted By mastiffdog
Although I bought a new 12GS, I love the 1150GS...

Although I bought a new 12GS, I love the 1150GS as much or more! That's a nice bike. Everytime I go into the dealership, the new blue/white 1150GS Adv always catches my eye. The bike seems so...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2005, 05:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,886
Posted By mastiffdog
"one less button to push on, one less egg to...

"one less button to push on, one less egg to fry..."
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2005, 10:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,886
Posted By mastiffdog
That's kind of weird. Mine is an 06, got the new...

That's kind of weird. Mine is an 06, got the new Graphite, but mine are amber lenses, not the clear kind (?) I think they may be offered as an option for the 2006's, but I am not certain of that......
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2005, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By mastiffdog
Just a guess. 10-11Kish would be a good deal. ...

Just a guess. 10-11Kish would be a good deal. You can buy a new '06 1150GS for 15K or a 12GS for $14-15K depending on equipment (I can tell you where, because I just did). The 04 is two model...
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2005, 07:23 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 22,870
Posted By mastiffdog
You can, but there are new coffees being made by...

You can, but there are new coffees being made by other companies all of the time. Gloria Jeans just came out with their line of K-Cups. At the office I stock about 10 different flavors for clients....
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2005, 02:13 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 22,870
Posted By mastiffdog
We are using the Keurig machines at home and in...

We are using the Keurig machines at home and in the office. Check out their website. This has been the cleanest, best and freshest cup of coffee I have had in a long time.

...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2005, 01:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,735
Posted By mastiffdog
I knew you were alright Marty ....:bow

I knew you were alright Marty ....:bow
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2005, 12:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,735
Posted By mastiffdog
Was that installation completed in 2-5 minutes,...

Was that installation completed in 2-5 minutes, or 10 minutes? Sorry, I couldn't help myself. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2005, 05:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By mastiffdog
Interesting. Where on the topcase is BMW asking...

Interesting. Where on the topcase is BMW asking us to locate these screws? My assumption, based on the the other (very long) thread regarding the cracked topcases, is that we are to bolt them...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2005, 09:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,566
Posted By mastiffdog
I have no problem with the bike, I think it's...

I have no problem with the bike, I think it's outstanding, and wish you the best with the new bike. And I really do like Ventura BMW, a great group of guys, but I just thought the sign was in bad...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2005, 07:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,032
Posted By mastiffdog
Uh, I just installed the BMW brand crash bars on...

Uh, I just installed the BMW brand crash bars on my bike and it seems like everyone likes these Hepco kind. Mine look good and fit up pretty nicely on the bike, so I was happy with the results.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2005, 06:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,167
Posted By mastiffdog
According to who? I'd like to witness you do...

According to who? I'd like to witness you do that job in "2-5 minutes". If you don't buy rotors, as you suggest, then it is implicit that you are including the time that is required to remove the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2005, 08:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,167
Posted By mastiffdog
In retrospect, I goofed. I can live with the...

In retrospect, I goofed. I can live with the cast, for the kind of riding I do, which is mostly street, they will be fine. I'll be darned if I drop the $2350 for the spokes, seems ridiculous...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2005, 05:40 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,566
Posted By mastiffdog
We have a brand new dealership in our area,...

We have a brand new dealership in our area, Ventura County. They have one that smacks you right in the face when you walk in the front double door. There is a sign on it that reads:

"DON'T EVEN...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2005, 09:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,167
Posted By mastiffdog
Spoked Wheels on the side anyone?

I did a little research today. If you bought a new 1200GS with cast wheels, like I did, and you'd like a set of the spoke wheels for the dirt to swap out every now and then, the best I could do is...
Forum: Vendors 10-18-2005, 06:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,046
Posted By mastiffdog
I could have quoted any one of you in this...

I could have quoted any one of you in this thread. Based on what I have read as a newby on the forum regarding Tourtech, it's no wonder to me that the German economy sucks so hard. They simply...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2005, 10:34 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,160
Posted By mastiffdog
That's really what I wanted to say, and next time...

That's really what I wanted to say, and next time I will. Thank you.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2005, 10:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,160
Posted By mastiffdog
I think this is a ridiculous proposal. The...

I think this is a ridiculous proposal. The relationship between a bike owner and the dealer is supposed to be professional. If you have good reason to believe that your dealer is not completing the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2005, 08:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,296
Posted By mastiffdog
Seats are a real personal thing. Some of my...

Seats are a real personal thing. Some of my friends love Corbin on their Harleys. My wife and I did a 200 miler today on our HD Ultra Classic with the stock seat and our butts were a bit sore. For...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2005, 05:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 784
Posted By mastiffdog
I have a Shoei X11 and it is an excellent helmet....

I have a Shoei X11 and it is an excellent helmet. If you are looking for a dual sport type helmet, take a look at the Arai XD. Several threads on the helmet here.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2005, 09:22 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,211,379
Posted By mastiffdog
Okay, I'll jump in on this, taken today: ...

Okay, I'll jump in on this, taken today:


http://mysite.verizon.net/res19x3n/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderpictures/albarian2101505.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2005, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By mastiffdog
I just bought that 12v plug yesterday at the BMW...

I just bought that 12v plug yesterday at the BMW dealer - $25. It plugs into the accessory outlet below the seat, and has the female 12v adapter. Bought to charge a cell phone on the road if...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2005, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By mastiffdog
Only one place to go: ...

Only one place to go:


http://www.micapeak.com/checklists/R12tools.html
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2005, 08:10 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,950
Posted By mastiffdog
I figured I'd chime in too, might as well. For...

I figured I'd chime in too, might as well. For me, I just wanted a 1200GS badly. The only bikes the dealer had a great price just happened to be a 2006 (they got it in that day I was there) in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2005, 07:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,666
Posted By mastiffdog
I have the $115 BMW Charger for my 1200GS still...

I have the $115 BMW Charger for my 1200GS still mint in box, and for my Harleys I have a tender. I only use it when I do something stupid like leave the ignition switch on by accident and run down a...
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2005, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By mastiffdog
Here's a link for you:...

Here's a link for you: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=100869
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2005, 03:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,296
Posted By mastiffdog
He uses the stock pan.

He uses the stock pan.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2005, 01:16 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 13,435
Posted By mastiffdog
I own three Harleys, and a 1200GS, and what you...

I own three Harleys, and a 1200GS, and what you said about "clicking with your dealer" is about the truest thing I have ever read about owning a Harley. 98% of the dealers are pathetic and are...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2005, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,296
Posted By mastiffdog
If it's higher, it's not by very much. I am a...

If it's higher, it's not by very much. I am a 33" inseam and my feet are almost flat on the ground. The side panels (inner thighs) on the seat feel more beefy and cushy. So far so good...
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