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Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2006, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4,772
Views: 317,630
Posted By nmrider
Passenger vehicle brake failure

Data point:
Brakes do fail on passenger vehicles. Happened to me 4 years ago in my Subaru Outback (80,000 miles on odo).
Brake pedal pushes to floor while car continues to roll; pump brake...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2005, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By nmrider
Question Motolight install question (1150GS)

For those of you who have installed the Motolight auxillary lights on your 1150 GS:

What wire did you tap into for the relay/switch power lead?

thanks,
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2005, 06:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,139
Posted By nmrider
THAnK YOu steptoe! My GS was running rough...

THAnK YOu steptoe!

My GS was running rough some weeks ago and I thought it was a tank of bad gas.
I didn't associate it with lifting the tank while replacing the battery.

The pictures showed...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2005, 03:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,132
Posted By nmrider
yater; thanks for writing up your New Mexico...

yater;
thanks for writing up your New Mexico trip.
The area you rode thru burned almost 30 years ago (1977) and was started by a catalytic converter, although lightning has started many fires here....
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2005, 08:14 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 16,262
Posted By nmrider
Thank you Gusgus for that story and ...

Thank you Gusgus for that story

and

Congratulations!

:D
Forum: Vendors 07-02-2005, 04:58 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 23,996
Posted By nmrider
Please order 2 large and 2 small for me. ...

Please order 2 large and 2 small for me.

thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2005, 08:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,066
Posted By nmrider
Thanks for posting that! I was siphoning a...

Thanks for posting that!

I was siphoning a tank of bad gas out of my GS last week, but couldn't get the last two gallons out of the tank.

Good Job.
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2004, 01:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,315
Posted By nmrider
This weekend was unusally bad for wind. The windy...

This weekend was unusally bad for wind. The windy season is typically in April.

I avoid the Memorial Day crowds in northern New Mexico by heading south to the Gila National Forest. After I get the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2004, 09:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,443
Posted By nmrider
Question After dumping my '04 Adventure in some sand in...

After dumping my '04 Adventure in some sand in Cathedral Valley last week, I was wishing I had put these suckers on. The plastic guard broke off and ended up scraping the hell out of my left side...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2004, 12:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,318
Posted By nmrider
My hyperlites from cyclegadgets were model...

My hyperlites from cyclegadgets were model specific and work fine on my 04 GS/Adv (w/ ABS)
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2003, 08:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,346
Posted By nmrider
Great job dizave and thanks for writing that ride...

Great job dizave and thanks for writing that ride up.

You guys should know that dizave is not exagerating about Rt 126 in NM. It's hard to believe it's a state route.

Last Friday, the day...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2003, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 459
Posted By nmrider
Talking Yeah. Problem solved!

I love the internet. I searched on bmwst.com and found a posting with the answer from a year ago.

Now I just have to figure out to put the touratech shift pedal on. Maybe it's time to babelfish...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2003, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 459
Posted By nmrider
Question Help- new shift pedal install woes

I've installed the touratech peg lowering kit on my GS Adventure, and am stymied by the new shift pedal that comes with the kit.
I've removed the original shift pedal from the ball joints but I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2003, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By nmrider
Any quality shop is fine. My (mis)understanding...

Any quality shop is fine. My (mis)understanding was that most shops did not have the adapters necessary to balance BMW wheels. That's what I've found in New Mexico anyway.

thanks for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2003, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By nmrider
Question BMW shops in San Jose, CA area

Hello
On my way through California in July I'll need to get a new rear TKC-80 for my GS Adv. at about the time I'm at the Laguna Seca races.

Which shops in that area are recommended for tire...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2003, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,821
Posted By nmrider
Question Stores for Alpinestars in San Diego/Salinas, CA

I'll be traveling through California on my way to a Jimmy Lewis clinic in a couple of weeks and need to buy some gear.
Where do you recommend I shop for Alpinestar MX-type boots in the San Diego...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2003, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 969
Posted By nmrider
You know, you stare at something long enough and...

You know, you stare at something long enough and wham! 'shoe-horn' was exactly what came to mind. So I grabbed a large spoon and tried to shoe-horn the seat into place. No good.

then it looked to...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2003, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 969
Posted By nmrider
Question Adventure/touratech seat problem

I installed the Touratech seat extension on my Adventure yesterday, and even though the instructions are in German, it was a straight-forward install.

The new seat piece sits on top of original...
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2003, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 943
Posted By nmrider
Thumb Congrats on your run. I've been reading the...

Congrats on your run.

I've been reading the Blister reports on the LDRider list and it sounds like there were significant numbers of FJRs but you were the only GS.
Way to GO
:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2003, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By nmrider
Laugh This BMW web page has the official details on the...

This BMW web page has the official details on the program.

http://www.bmwmotorcycles.com/financial_program_info_edelweiss.html

Thanks Jabba for letting us know. My dealer sure didn't mention it.
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2003, 10:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,637
Posted By nmrider
Does the tour-x fit Quantum head shapes or Signet...

Does the tour-x fit Quantum head shapes or Signet head shapes better?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2003, 08:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,662
Posted By nmrider
Re: LD set up....

If you get a chance to photograph your tank bag electronics/wiring, I'd appreciate it as I have the same tank bag and electronics to wire.

thanks,
Steve Koch
Los Alamos, NM
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2003, 05:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,764
Posted By nmrider
fish, I'm 6'2" with a 34" inseam Steve...

fish, I'm 6'2" with a 34" inseam



Steve Koch
Los Alamos, NM
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2003, 04:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,764
Posted By nmrider
new Adventure owner intro

Greetings from Los Alamos, New Mexico, USA

I've been lurking for a while and picked up my 04 GS Adventure last week from Santa Fe BMW. Black color (good suggestion Axel, it looks great!)

The...
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