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Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 900
Posted By bobbybeemer
cables not long enough , at full lock you will...

cables not long enough , at full lock you will pull things, One inch is it.
Forum: Vendors 01-04-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 51,845
Posted By bobbybeemer
Never will use TyreShield again

I used it in my TKC's on my 1150GS, I cleaned and dried the tire inside before mounting and added product as directed. Never needed the protection as didn't have any punctures, but when we dismounted...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,647
Posted By bobbybeemer
+1 for the sprockets and Boosterplug combo. Did...

+1 for the sprockets and Boosterplug combo. Did it on my 02 1150 and love it
Forum: Vendors 11-05-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 30,717
Posted By bobbybeemer
After several good rides this summer and also...

After several good rides this summer and also rode the Trans Wisconsin trail for the second time and this time with lennies sprockets installed.
Love where the powerband is for off road, seems to...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,669
Posted By bobbybeemer
I have a 2002 1150GS it has a Boosterplug and...

I have a 2002 1150GS it has a Boosterplug and lennies sprockets? I ride back roads and dirt love the lower powerband and it runs smoother also. best money spent. next is shocks:D
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,546
Posted By bobbybeemer
Only as a last resort

Don't care for them, when my son bought his bike there treated him like crap. Looking back should of left and went to DePere BMW, they are a Harley Dealer first, I go to Chicago or DePere first...
Forum: Vendors 07-07-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 232,750
Posted By bobbybeemer
Also these guys work making seats and covers,...

Also these guys work making seats and covers, they don't sit in front of a computer in a cubical waiting for a order to pop up. People need to take a chill pill. This is what instant messaging and...
Forum: Vendors 06-09-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,378
Posted By bobbybeemer
For those on the fence

I run Amsoil in my 1150 GS, my two boys run it in their 1200's, when we switched to Amsoil our bikes ran cooler in slow hot weather riding. In our final drives and trannys everything seems to work...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-05-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,374
Posted By bobbybeemer
As we headed north after passing the Chicago boys...

As we headed north after passing the Chicago boys we saw their tracks the next day, we saw some heavy dig outs and signs of a few tank slappers in the deep sand:rofl it did look like they had fun!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-04-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,374
Posted By bobbybeemer
Just finished riding the T.W.A.T.

Well this Friday to Monday my two sons and myself rode the complete trail. The southern parts north of Dickyville had many wash outs and signs of flash floods. Also there where lots of trees down...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 784
Posted By bobbybeemer
Mine does the same, don't worry about. As...

Mine does the same, don't worry about.
As others have said check belt, not hard to service and also flush clutch and brake lines with new fluids. Then ride it like you stole it. Easy bike to work...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,631
Posted By bobbybeemer
In the photos posted of the sight glass I would...

In the photos posted of the sight glass I would not worry about anything. What oil you running? run some good oil, I prefer Amsoil, temp gauge since I switched runs always one to two bars lower, and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-18-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,374
Posted By bobbybeemer
Sloppy TWAT

Yea I think it's going to be muddy, this would be our second time riding it and some parts of it our third or fourth. Putting a new TKC on back, should be good.
But if anybody has been on any parts...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-16-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,374
Posted By bobbybeemer
Any Body Ride the TWAT yet ?

My sons and myself plan on riding the TWAT at end of the month, anybody ride it yet ? Wondering if there is any bad or washed out areas ? Will be riding the 1200's on this one. Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,340
Posted By bobbybeemer
Go with Seat Concepts

Hey, that Russel seat on that Yamaha has puckers in the material at the seam, poor Qaulity there my friend. I would send that back.
Also most of these custom seats have lots of sewing on the top...
Forum: Vendors 05-06-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 30,717
Posted By bobbybeemer
Just installed my sprockets

Just installed my sprockets on my '02 1150 GS, I am a skilled at wrenching so the job ahead didn't seem to bad, I printed off Lennies install instructions and followed them.
The job went very well,...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,088
Posted By bobbybeemer
use Quickshot

FYI, I am not a Amsoil dealer.
I use the Quickshot in my first tank of fuel after winter storage and it has keep everything clean and tip top shape. I have pulled a injector and checked spray...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,328
Posted By bobbybeemer
I am same size and put the same pegs on my '02GS....

I am same size and put the same pegs on my '02GS. WOW what a difference. I like them as you can put the rubber inserts from the stock pegs back in.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,608
Posted By bobbybeemer
F Consumer Reports. They test and compare what...

F Consumer Reports. They test and compare what they want, never a complete product line:rofl overview. CR is just another "wiper" mag. Or also called Commodial reading
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 867
Posted By bobbybeemer
I also find the BMW easy to work on. Just use...

I also find the BMW easy to work on. Just use good tools. call your local snap on dealer and get a good torx set. Invest once on a set and they will replace them for life.:D Get any special tools if...
Forum: Vendors 03-29-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 232,750
Posted By bobbybeemer
I did it

Called the guys at Seat Concepts today and after talking to them I ordered my seat on the phone for my 1150GS. Sick and tired of my ass killing me after 2-300 miles. They were awesome on the phone,...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By bobbybeemer
That sucks!!going to buy a different brand shock...

That sucks!!going to buy a different brand shock when I replace mine.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,339
Posted By bobbybeemer
Why don't you just buy a street bike? Kinda like...

Why don't you just buy a street bike? Kinda like buying a H1 Hummer for only street use. That's why BMW has street bikes.
I think the idea is to make a GS good enough on the road so it's fun on the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-24-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 945
Posted By bobbybeemer
Same thing on 1150 rear calipers. There is a guy...

Same thing on 1150 rear calipers. There is a guy that makes a lot of stainless parts for the BMW's on eBay . He has front slide pins and a few rears but not the one for the 1150. Any good machinists...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,802
Posted By bobbybeemer
I think a lot of it has to do with disposable...

I think a lot of it has to do with disposable income. I got my first motorcycle at the young age of 5 my very own yellow Honda mini trail. I am now 51 and have a yellow GS. As for younger riders...
Forum: Vendors 03-11-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,003
Posted By bobbybeemer
Go to you UPS tracking and have UPS delv to a...

Go to you UPS tracking and have UPS delv to a different addy. You can do that online. Send it to a buddy or your office or your mom or lady friend:lol3
Had the same issue once and it will help to...
Forum: Vendors 03-11-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1,149
Views: 201,062
Posted By bobbybeemer
Agree that is good service. Anything defective...

Agree that is good service. Anything defective should and must be replaced or purchase price refunded as when we buy a part we don't buy defective goods unless it is advertised as such.
Forum: Vendors 03-10-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1,149
Views: 201,062
Posted By bobbybeemer
RE price matching

Last year I was in the market for three sets of TKCs for our GS's. Found a awesome price at another web site for the tires. I sent the link to Rev and they denied it.. In fact they couldn't even get...
Forum: Vendors 12-28-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 32,906
Posted By bobbybeemer
Show the wear test

Show the wear tests and other performance tests that should be done on any oil released for public use.
Forum: Vendors 12-27-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 32,906
Posted By bobbybeemer
Show us some real tests

OK, been following this oil thread. All the talk has been on Zinc. The oil tests from Blackstone are a joke, read the summary the guy writes, things like "this should be good oil" ect...... Not your...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,612
Posted By bobbybeemer
I had the same thing

I had the same thing on my 02 1150GS, did not matter what I did with the windshield I was always in very bad buffeting. So I lowered the windshield as low as it will go so my full face is in head on...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,217
Posted By bobbybeemer
Love my Booster plug

I have a 02 1150 GS and Booster plug gave it some new life and smoothed out the low end surge some but not all of it. But when you crank on the throttle its got some juice now.:D MPG's are down maybe...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,737
Posted By bobbybeemer
more than discounts

Chicago BMW is gone due to other reasons than discounts. I talked to guys who bought bikes from them and never recieved the titles as Chicaago BMW never paid the DMV fees to the state.:huh It seems...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,063
Posted By bobbybeemer
Thumb I was on the ride with niemerbeemer and we used...

I was on the ride with niemerbeemer and we used GPS maps from Cannonshot. We had a few funky wrong turns, but it was fun !!
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