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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 08:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,102
Posted By burbansk
Do it!

You should do it, that way you won't get on the wrong bike at Starbucks. LOL Just kidding if you like it why not. You should see my tool box at work I must have a 100 stickers on it.:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By burbansk
Fast Idle

I agree with the above. Leave the fast idle switch ( choke ) on until you see one or two bars on the temp gauge. My 2000 does the same thing when she is cold and I turn the fast idle switch off to...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,024
Posted By burbansk
Why Wont I Sell My GS

Because I have wanted one since 1999 and 2 years ago I finally found the right one ( 2000 Mandarin Yellow GS ). I love her, my wife loves her. Hands down the best motorcycle I have ever owned. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,745
Posted By burbansk
1150 gs

I own a 2000 1150 GS. Have had her for over 2 years now and no complaints. Sure there are a few things you should do to them ( Stainless Steel Brake Lines, LH Tensioner Update, Rear Seal and Bearing,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,536
Posted By burbansk
Thumb ADV Motorrad

I know that this might not be what you are looking for but Holan Nomada Pro's are great panniers, fit and finish right up there with the best and ADV Motorrad was a GREAT company to buy from IMHO.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 13,672
Posted By burbansk
Not for sale!

I don't care how much you offer me you can't have my 2000 1150GS. It's not that I would'nt love a new water-head, but I just don't think the new bikes have the look of the late 90's to early 2000's....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By burbansk
More Info

I would like to know more also. I just purchased my new set and will be installing them this weekend. I also am very glad to hear that they stand behind their product. Thanks for the info.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,442
Posted By burbansk
Laugh Welcome!

Welcome to the Big Boys, Lots of good info here ( Hall of Wisdom ) Change all the fluids, air filter, fuel filter, maybe even new brake pads. Then go out and ride. This machine is alot different than...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,647
Posted By burbansk
More T/B Info...Please

Good going Def, Sounds like you take care of Bob like I take care of my Big Girl ( Das Mule ). Let us know what you find out on the throttle bodys. I need to look at mine to, pretty sure it has never...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By burbansk
Forget the question

Just pulled my rear seal to replace it and found the big bearing in pieces. 2 weeks before our big trip and it looks like another rear end failure. If there is anyone out there who had the same...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By burbansk
2000 1150 GS F/D Oil Seal Question

14 months ago I did a spline lube, checked my rear ( Big ) bearing and replaced the oil seal. Everything seemed fine for over 5,000 miles and then today I seen a very small drip on the rim under the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,914
Posted By burbansk
Laugh Where did you get them?

Taunt, Where did your wife get the stickers at? I have been looking for a nice set for my new panniers. Oh and by the way just put on the ones from your current ride that way you will have to go back...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By burbansk
Beemer-Fax

Hello all, Does anyone know if there is a way to look up my 2000 1150 GS Vin# and see what work has been done to it in the past ( sort of like a Car-Fax for motorcycles ). I am the third owner of...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,655
Posted By burbansk
More Info

Mr Annoying, Looking forward to seeing your "Garage Queen". She sounds alot like my girl ( 2000 1150 GS ). Mandarin Yellow, Holan Nomada panniers on the sides, Hepco Becker up top, H.B. crash bars,...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,655
Posted By burbansk
I Know!

I would say $3,999.99. Who do I make the check out to? Just kidding, please post some pics I might be interested in another one I love these bikes. Bruce:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By burbansk
More Help

Mike, I have looked into the spark plug holes with a bore scope and the tops of the pistons did look pretty carbon up. How would you suggest cleaning them? Also I do burn 93 octane fuel almost all...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By burbansk
Cam Tens. Update

Guys, I forgot to mention that I have already done the cam chain tens. update and change my oil probably more than I should. Bruce
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By burbansk
2000 1150 GS LH Cyl. Head Noise

Fellow 1150 riders, Upon hard excelleration at higher speeds in 4th and 5th gear it sounds like there is a rattle coming from the left side cylinder head. It does not do it at any other time and runs...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,089
Posted By burbansk
Ride Now

Sorry to hear about your 4 legged family members. I know its hard, I went through it to. But they are up in heaven running around with God now. I dont think we can take our bikes to heaven so you...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,878
Posted By burbansk
2nd in line

Steptoe, If Def does not take them I would be interested if you will ship them to Michigan. Thanks, Bruce
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-12-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,310
Posted By burbansk
Be There Soon

Thanks for the report Maverick NC. The wife and I are leaving Michigan Good Friday morning. Will be at the Two Wheel Inn in Robbinsville that night. Riding the Dragon Saturday morning. So far the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,364
Posted By burbansk
Tensioner?

Did you replace the origional LH Cam chain tensioner with the updated one. I believe in the Halls of Wisdom their is info on it.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By burbansk
GS 1150 Rear Turn Signal Mod.

Hello, Has anyone had to modify their rear turn signals after installing aftermarket panniers ( Holan Nomada Pro ) ? They need to be shortened up a little because they stick past the mounting racks....
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-16-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,530
Posted By burbansk
Petting the Dragon

DragonNester, Is that what you guys call it when two 50 year olds ride the Dragon. Well its probably true, as I have no intention of grinding my cylinder heads on the ashphalt with my wife on the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-16-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,530
Posted By burbansk
Great Pictures

Kaosbandit, Thanks for the pictures and video. The wife and I are going to be there next month during Easter. We will be taming the Dragon two up style on my GS. Should be a perfect time to go....
Forum: Americas 03-11-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,588
Posted By burbansk
Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!

Thanks so much guys for all the great suggestions and alternate routes. The wife and I are going to trailer our GS down to our base camp in Robbinsville at the Two Wheel Inn. I wish that we could...
Forum: Americas 03-10-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,588
Posted By burbansk
The more the Merry RRR

Nanuq, No problem. We will be staying at the Two Wheel Inn, which as the name implies is for motorcycles. Each room has its own little cycle garage next to it. If any ADV ers are out that way from...
Forum: Americas 03-10-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,588
Posted By burbansk
Tail of the Dragon

Hello All, The Wife and I are going to ride the Tail of the Dragon ( and surrounding area's ) next month during Easter break. Its kind of one of those Bucket List things LOL. Any how does anyone have...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,407
Posted By burbansk
Go North Young Man!

Cyclebabble, Congrats on the ADV GS. Theres lots of great roads and trails by you to ride. Take her over the Mighty Mac to the UP and have some real fun. Enjoy!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,469
Posted By burbansk
Hockey Puck Kickstand

Your seat looks great, just don"t put your kickstand down on the ice.:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,917
Posted By burbansk
Yellow ones are the best!

Matkal, I am very happy that your yellow 2000 has over 135,000 miles on it. That means that my Mandarin Yellow 2000 has almost a hundred thousand more miles to go easy. She only has 38,000 on her so...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-30-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,553
Posted By burbansk
Thanks ShaftED

Thanks, Thats what I was looking for. Also you have the same GS as I do. Mandarin Yellow. That gives me hope, now all I need is for the snow to melt. Thanks again, Bruce
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-30-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,553
Posted By burbansk
Sorry about that

Sorry about that GB. I put it in the GS forum in hopes that GS riders would respond. Thanks
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-30-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,553
Posted By burbansk
Wheelies! (how to)

Back in the day ( Mid 70's ) I could stand on the seat of my Honda XL 250. Pop the clutch in second gear and ride a wheelie half way down my street. Now I am 55 years old and have a 1150 GS that I am...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,430
Posted By burbansk
1 Vote for RDL

I have a RDL and I love it. So does my wife who rides on the back with me all the time. Granted it is a tall seat, but I am 6' 3 inches so that is not a problem. Also it is not a " Sport Seat " it is...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,167
Posted By burbansk
Possible Repair

I once used a product called Tech-Bond ( www.tech-bond.net (http://www.tech-bond.net) ) to repair a poly-pro plastic fuel tank for my NX 650. It is a " SUPER " super glue and worked quite well. Cost...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2,220
Views: 349,461
Posted By burbansk
Hard to Start

Sion, STANIMAL, Will check the timing chain. Any advise on how to? Dont believe pilot jet is clogged because I Sonic washed the carb, ran a small wire through all holes and jets and blew it out good...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2,220
Views: 349,461
Posted By burbansk
Carb. Question

Has anyone any experience with the 34mm Mikuni flatslide carb. for a 1988 XR 250R. I am thinking about replacing my stock OEM carb. My engine is completely stock but I have always had a hard time...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-20-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,337
Posted By burbansk
Location

Hello, I loved the bridge video. The wife and I did the same thing in the UP last August and we are going to go around Lake Superior in 2014. Anyhow I live in Luna Pier close to where you guys...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2013, 03:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,397
Posted By burbansk
Riding Style

Ask yourself this question, will I be taking the bike off road alot. If so buy the GSA, it is geared more for the trails. I have a 2000 GS that I made look like a GSA ( BMW did not make GSA's back...
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