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Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,841
Posted By XFrog
Stabil Issue

My bike is behaving the same way, also a 2012 R1200GSA. I am pretty certain that it is fuel injection being clogged up. I checked in with my dealership and straight out he asked me if I have used...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,246
Posted By XFrog
Thumbs down MZ Skorpion Review

I guess maybe I just got a bad one. I had a blue Skorpion Tour, 2002 I think, for a year. I put about 9000 miles on it and had more problems than I have ever had with any bike I ever owned. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 691
Posted By XFrog
Aha, I would have never figured that one out. ...

Aha, I would have never figured that one out. Now it makes sense why there are 2 plugs on one end. I am going to work on it tomorrow in the morning but I think that should be the tip I was missing....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 691
Posted By XFrog
2012 R1200GSA Front Accessory Outlet Install

I have BMW Part#71607701460, Retrofit kit, power socket front, and I am trying to install it on my '12 GSA. Everythings seems pretty straight forward except where does the plug go in the back of the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8,904
Views: 1,289,311
Posted By XFrog
I recently rolled over 30,000 miles on mine!

I recently rolled over 30,000 miles on mine!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-11-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 38,985
Posted By XFrog
Wow, it is much worse than I even realized. Those...

Wow, it is much worse than I even realized. Those pictures are insane! What a pity, some really beautiful areas up in there that I rode last summer. I was planning to do some more exploring up in the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 8,904
Views: 1,289,311
Posted By XFrog
I added this new fix to the G650X stalling thread...

I added this new fix to the G650X stalling thread located here... :beer

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=18848024#post18848024

It is kind of getting a bit funny now, it...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,458
Posted By XFrog
Tip Over Valve Removal

Moving to the G650X Stalling Thread for reference...

-XFrog

Originally Posted by donnh http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/images/buttons/viewpost.png...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,011
Posted By XFrog
I called an authorized Moose dealer and got my...

I called an authorized Moose dealer and got my answer, Moose does not make a tube that fits my front. I will probably have to run a non heavy-duty tube. Anybody have suggestions on a good tough...
Forum: The Garage 05-28-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,861
Posted By XFrog
Interesting indeed! I wonder how much boost you...

Interesting indeed! I wonder how much boost you get out of that 'lil guy? :lurk
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,011
Posted By XFrog
Tube Size - BMW G650X Country

I have a 2008 BMW G650X Country. Question on tubes, I haven't had a bike with tubed tires in a long time!

Tire sizes are.

100/90-19 Front
130-80-17 Rear

I am going to be installing some...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-25-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,157
Posted By XFrog
Specifically Venison burger...I will second...

Specifically Venison burger...I will second Ted's. Not that many people have the venison.

You want the best burger I have ever had in Denver...try www.primesteakhousedenver.com. It was like...
Forum: Vendors 04-12-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 144,394
Posted By XFrog
Thumb Bump for a Great Product.

Steve,

I got my Enduro Star TS2 in the mail today, thank you. Looks like a well built tool yet simple and easy to use. I like that it packs up so small. I wonder how many riders out there have...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8,904
Views: 1,289,311
Posted By XFrog
I think I am going to go hit some Pawn Shops this...

I think I am going to go hit some Pawn Shops this Saturday and see if I can find a 26mm wrench and try that idea out. If I find a socket first I might go that way. Great way to get a tool when you...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8,904
Views: 1,289,311
Posted By XFrog
Tools

@Drone: Thank you for the tip on the Enduro Star TS2, that is exactly what I have been looking for! I already put it on order from the link. :ricky I appreciate the list of tool sizes you are...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8,904
Views: 1,289,311
Posted By XFrog
Scramble Pak -- Tools

I just bought one of these Klim Scramble Pak (http://www.klim.com/en-us/shop/bags/4011-000) and I am currently loading it with critical tools I might need on the trail side.

What size sockets...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8,904
Views: 1,289,311
Posted By XFrog
Stalling Issues

@Yukon Ho! -- Thank you for linking to the issue log I created for the G650X stalling issue. There is actually a 'mini-thread' devoted to the subject and I am adding data to the final post in it as...
Forum: Racing 03-24-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 695,770
Posted By XFrog
Ned @ MotoGear Outlet

Ned,

I really enjoyed your slide show presentation today at MotoGear Outlet and meeting you. I was the guy who had the missing Dual Sport Riding DVD when I opened it, I appreciate you getting me...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-24-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 14,401
Views: 2,087,882
Posted By XFrog
Tire Trade? Northwest Denver Metro Area

I have an extra Dunlop Sportmax D220ST size 160/60-18 rear that I would happily trade straight across for a sport touring tire size 120/70-17 front. My tire is brand new and looking for same. ...
Forum: Vendors 03-15-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,299
Posted By XFrog
Thumb I got my order today, thanks! Both styles are...

I got my order today, thanks! Both styles are very cool and highly recommended. :super
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 20,327
Posted By XFrog
There is certainly some truth in this thread. The...

There is certainly some truth in this thread. The thirst for power is never fully quenched. I am very content on my BMW 650 single (trail bike) and older boxer twin (for 2-up touring). Getting back...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,193
Posted By XFrog
Anxiety Attack!

This is insanity, how do you guys ever leave your house for worry of something bad happening. I bought my boxer twin, a 2000 R1100RT, with 79K miles on it. The oil was dirty and I had to add a...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-08-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,250
Posted By XFrog
Weird, not questioning that you had this...

Weird, not questioning that you had this happen...but I have been thru extended rides (as in days on end) in temps in excess of 105 degrees F, as reported in the shade by the National Park or weather...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8,904
Views: 1,289,311
Posted By XFrog
[QUOTE=snooker;17657754]That is just one of...

[QUOTE=snooker;17657754]That is just one of TrailTech's multi-HID models that they are reselling, takes mucho amps. The big round black ones do look good on an XCountry. But the other one looks like...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8,904
Views: 1,289,311
Posted By XFrog
Agreed, my horn button does not hit the bag on...

Agreed, my horn button does not hit the bag on mine either. My bars are aligned so the center of the bar clamps are at the "0" position printed on the bars. I am pretty tall, 6' and long arms/legs,...
Forum: Vendors 01-03-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,993
Posted By XFrog
Eagle One

Eagle One is a pretty good outfit, call them.

http://eagleoneexpress.com/
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8,904
Views: 1,289,311
Posted By XFrog
Ned's DVDs

I just ordered Ned's DVD set on Dual Sport Riding. I received them a couple days ago, he included a 2012 Neduro to Dakar sticker with it. I haven't watched them yet but after seeing he is in the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8,904
Views: 1,289,311
Posted By XFrog
Thumb Cyclops Headlight

Whats the cost on that thing, and is it a direct bolt on?

Niedz--They do offer an ADV Rider discount on the light, with that it worked out to about $305 delivered. Not exactly a direct bolt...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8,904
Views: 1,289,311
Posted By XFrog
Wicked Cyclops Headlight on G650X Country

This new headlight was under the tree on Christmas morning! :nod I was able to get it installed on the X Country and I think it looks great. I haven't been able to run it at night yet as it is a bit...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 8,904
Views: 1,289,311
Posted By XFrog
Leafman--nice work on setting up your 'in-dash'...

Leafman--nice work on setting up your 'in-dash' accessories. I can appreciate how difficult building all those custom brackets is!

I like the looks of the new Sertao and according to my sources,...
Forum: Vendors 12-28-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 84,983
Posted By XFrog
Thanks!

Thanks for the ADVRIDER discount, I just placed my order for the DVD set! :thumbup

Looking forward to learning more for next season. Good luck at Dakar!

XFrog
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8,904
Views: 1,289,311
Posted By XFrog
New Husky

Great find on the new Husky, it is absolutely based on the G650X Country--no denying that. I really like the new styling. Maybe this will help ensure some cool accessories will be around that fit our...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 27,230
Posted By XFrog
If it has the same size fuel tank as the...

If it has the same size fuel tank as the XCountry, 2.5 gallons, and it still gets 70mpg...the range isn't that bad at 175 miles. Where you planning on taking something like this where you can't get...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,458
Posted By XFrog
G650X Stalling Issue

Guys, this subject has been run into the gound on the "Show us your X Country" thread. At the risk of:dhorse I will repost what I compiled in the other thread. I had this problem and I searched the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 8,904
Views: 1,289,311
Posted By XFrog
Question Cyclops Rally Light

Has anybody tried one of these on a G650X Country yet?

http://www.cyclopsadventuresports.com/?page=products&id=94

If so, how did you like it? Does it fit on the forks alright? How much...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8,904
Views: 1,289,311
Posted By XFrog
Canisterectomy for Stalling Issue

Niedz,

It really made a marked improvement on my bike. Give it a try and let us know! I think a lot of people are still unnecessarily living with a stalling G650X bike. Not to mention the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8,904
Views: 1,289,311
Posted By XFrog
RTV Silicone?

Since you don't really need the strength of JB Weld, just the sealing properties, why not use a more tacky and flexible oil safe RTV Silicone sealant?
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 8,904
Views: 1,289,311
Posted By XFrog
I have never had either of my BMW's in an actual...

I have never had either of my BMW's in an actual BMW dealership for service, so I don't know. I would guess that some dealers would frown on some of my suggetions. Cleaning the idle actuator &...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8,904
Views: 1,289,311
Posted By XFrog
G650X Stalling Issue

In agreement with what others have said, this is not 'normal' and is repairable. That said, it is not entirely uncommon either, mine did this exact same thing when I bought it used. I was able to fix...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 8,904
Views: 1,289,311
Posted By XFrog
I get 70 MPG seems like no matter how I...

I get 70 MPG seems like no matter how I ride--even on dirt roads. Light comes on about 140, leaving 1/2 gallon of range (about 35 more miles). I have never pushed it all the way to empty as on...
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