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Forum: Day Trippin' 07-18-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,808
Posted By Detroit Steve
Thumb Great writing! Clif, thank you for sharing...

Great writing!

Clif, thank you for sharing your unfiltered enthusiasm for life. It reminds me of my own enthusiasm for motorcycles when I first started out. Congratulations on your ability to live...
Forum: Airheads 07-01-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By Detroit Steve
Thumb Go to Airheads...

Go to Airheads...Go directly to Airheads, do NOT pass GO, do not collect $200.00:rofl:rofl:rofl

Seriously, the later Clymer manual is a good start. The best advice is Airheads, other good sources...
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2,740
Views: 488,132
Posted By Detroit Steve
WTB: Wixom bags

I would like a pair of Wixom bags. Racks are not needed.


Thanks,

Steve
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 310,664
Posted By Detroit Steve
This is a Rob Lentini external fuel filter mod. I...

This is a Rob Lentini external fuel filter mod. I did it to my R1100RS way back when, a good mod. :clap
Forum: Vendors 05-06-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 1,243
Views: 141,204
Posted By Detroit Steve
Thumb I bought one a month or so ago. Yesterday, I put...

I bought one a month or so ago. Yesterday, I put in my Ducati GT1000. The original wire clip will not work with Module. So I removed the clip and safety wired it into location. I am very pleased with...
Forum: Vendors 05-02-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 4,183
Views: 901,958
Posted By Detroit Steve
shooot! I missed out on the sale. :cry ...

shooot!

I missed out on the sale. :cry

Maybe next time.:clap
Forum: Airheads 05-02-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By Detroit Steve
http://www.bamw.co.uk/ This where I would...

http://www.bamw.co.uk/

This where I would buy those stickers. Everything I have bought for my G/S has been top quality.
Forum: Airheads 05-02-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 898
Posted By Detroit Steve
Thumb http://bmwvmca.org/ Has a tool sharing...

http://bmwvmca.org/

Has a tool sharing program for members.
Forum: Airheads 04-28-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By Detroit Steve
Thumb Neither. Odds are that the baffle is long...

Neither.

Odds are that the baffle is long and seized over the entire length. Heating the exit area only not have much effect. Capping the end and filling it a solution to eat the rust would most...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,982
Posted By Detroit Steve
Thumb Any riding class will benefit you unless you have...

Any riding class will benefit you unless you have a "know-it-all" attitude.

I routinely take advanced MSF classes with people I know who are beginners to bolster their confidence. The range time...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,671
Posted By Detroit Steve
I have had the same issue for years and fixed it...

I have had the same issue for years and fixed it by mistake.

Which I will not bore you with the details, but it turns out I am allergic to milk. When I quit drinking milk, my resistance to...
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,643
Posted By Detroit Steve
Thumb Nice work Lucky! I am glad my old tools went to...

Nice work Lucky! I am glad my old tools went to good use.


Enjoy the ride!:1drink
Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 510
Posted By Detroit Steve
Thumb Looks like fun! Thank you for sharing.

Looks like fun! Thank you for sharing.
Forum: Vendors 04-10-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By Detroit Steve
Thumb Congratulations on your new business! I wish...

Congratulations on your new business!

I wish you the best of luck. It is about time that somebody promotes what is available in Michigan except fudge.

I will stop by for a map if nothing else...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-05-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 588
Views: 26,197
Posted By Detroit Steve
Thumb There is Triumph Detroit on Van Dyke Ave just...

There is Triumph Detroit on Van Dyke Ave just South of 23 mile rd. In that complex also is "Ken's" which has the breakfast in the area.

Magic Racing on Van Dyke Ave also is about a 1/2 mile south...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,110
Posted By Detroit Steve
No offense really.

I find it interesting that the title of this thread mentions skills fading and the OP has bought a trike. What about an MSF course? that is where skills can be replenished. Riding a trike takes...
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By Detroit Steve
Thumb Used motorcycle tire works good and is...

Used motorcycle tire works good and is cheap!:clap

To be little clearer, lay the tire on the floor and put the on it with the petcocks hanging down inside.
Forum: Vendors 03-12-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,210
Posted By Detroit Steve
Thumb I got my Rok Straps in a timely fashion at a...

I got my Rok Straps in a timely fashion at a GREAT PRICE, THANK YOU Moto-Kafe.
Forum: Airheads 03-04-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,513
Posted By Detroit Steve
Thumb That may not be an RS. 77 RS's only came one...

That may not be an RS. 77 RS's only came one color(silver blue) with blue calipers, and silver painted wheels with a blue stripe the same tone as the calipers. Ask for the serial # before purchasing...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 14,773
Posted By Detroit Steve
DO NOT GO FOR A TEST RIDE ON A BIKE YOU CAN'T...

DO NOT GO FOR A TEST RIDE ON A BIKE YOU CAN'T AFFORD!:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 14,773
Posted By Detroit Steve
Thumb Yeah, I got a Ducati too. Lifelong BMW guy who...

Yeah, I got a Ducati too. Lifelong BMW guy who picked up a GT1000 soon after divorce, let me tell you that bike will stir your soul, its not just the sound. The lightness and precision of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,624
Posted By Detroit Steve
Actually those kind power improvements are...

Actually those kind power improvements are possible with that chip.


As long as a turbo kit is in the box too!:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Airheads 01-28-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 618
Posted By Detroit Steve
Thumb Tank blanket

I like the tank blanket better when there are pouches sewn on the sides for incidentals like tire gauge, earplugs, etc. You have a nice bike that is essentially a blank canvas for creativity or...
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,462
Posted By Detroit Steve
Didn't some guy named Ted take the long way...

Didn't some guy named Ted take the long way 'round Jupiter on a Bonneville with metal panniers?
Forum: Airheads 01-08-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 11,430
Posted By Detroit Steve
If you look closely, the tank stickers are not as...

If you look closely, the tank stickers are not as they appear. They actually are not rectangular and they wrap around the rear of tank. You would be further ahead to print out pictures of the tank...
Forum: Airheads 12-31-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 11,430
Posted By Detroit Steve
Thumb This guy!

Has a bunch of tasty G/S parts and stickers that I put on my R80 G/S.

http://www.bamw.co.uk/
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,938
Posted By Detroit Steve
What brand of seat is that in post #48?

What brand of seat is that in post #48?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2013, 04:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By Detroit Steve
I do not have the Saeng edging but I have had the...

I do not have the Saeng edging but I have had the AF-330 on two different R1200GS's. When I bought the 2012 and put on the AF-330 it was without the Adventure wind wings. I was surprised on how much...
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,237
Posted By Detroit Steve
Thumb a few points from where I sit: 1. Congrats...

a few points from where I sit:

1. Congrats on being smart about wanting to wear gear.
2. Gear must fit you and be comfy, that way you always wear it.
3. Do not forget boots, gloves, and helmet....
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 965
Posted By Detroit Steve
Thumb that is how my R1100RS acted before the fuel pump...

that is how my R1100RS acted before the fuel pump quit at 65,000 miles.
Forum: Airheads 10-22-2013, 05:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,234
Posted By Detroit Steve
Thumb Nice work, Now go get that thing muddy!!:lol3

Nice work,

Now go get that thing muddy!!:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,196
Posted By Detroit Steve
Thumb 2005 & 2012

I had this screen on my 05 after trying at least 4 other screens. This is the quietest screen so far and ugliest too. My screen came used to me from a fine Inmate here. When I unknowingly installed...
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 725
Posted By Detroit Steve
These

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=669864


The best boots I have ever had. Waterproof and comfortable for walking.
Forum: Regional forums 07-20-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 99,231
Posted By Detroit Steve
I am in Canon City tonight. I dropped my car and...

I am in Canon City tonight. I dropped my car and trailer at Assfaults house. The high road of Gold camp is closed so no going to Cripple Creek for me. What I did was go around to Shadow canyon to...
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2,740
Views: 488,132
Posted By Detroit Steve
WTB: Parabellum or Rifle Fairing for R80 G/S

Like stated in the title. The number plate from BMW is NOT enough wind protection for me.

The Rifle "Sport" or "Superbike" Fairing looks like it would work also.

Thanks,

Steve
Forum: Airheads 06-21-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 774
Posted By Detroit Steve
I really like it. But it is too pricey for me,...

I really like it. But it is too pricey for me, without shipping. That bike is loaded with period stuff and I bet the engine has been modified to match the sporty look.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,202
Posted By Detroit Steve
I don't have one but...

If I did, calling it a "WC" might cause some confusion. Like Ural-Urinal.:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-06-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By Detroit Steve
Thanks!

PM is on its way.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-06-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By Detroit Steve
Colorado Springs area parking July 20-28, 2013?

I am participating in the RMAR San Juan 500 & Rendezvous events. What I am looking for is recommendations of a safe place that I can leave my car and trailer.

My loose plan now is to be in CO...
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 912
Views: 173,641
Posted By Detroit Steve
#3237_1986 Model year in Michigan

I bought it last summer not in bad shape, white small tank bike with a black dual saddle and a black solo saddle/rack combo. The one goofy thing this bike has is an R100GS oil cooler on the crashbar....
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