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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-16-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,081
Posted By beewerks
I'm heading out tomorrow after work from...

I'm heading out tomorrow after work from Longmont. Never been to this event but I'm really looking forward to it. I hope I can find a spot to pitch the tent!
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 303
Posted By beewerks
Honda Nighthawk 250 Clutch Engagement?

Hi guys! My Dad just got a 2004 Honda Nighthawk 250 to practice his riding skills. It's got 3500 miles on it and was pretty well maintained, and was not used by a MSF training school. I noticed...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,088
Posted By beewerks
I agree with the above poster for sure. Lots of...

I agree with the above poster for sure. Lots of times gas isn't even a concern, and lots of times I procrastinate thinking the small town further down the road surely has a gas station, and too many...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By beewerks
Oh yeah, I definitely don't have those screws. ...

Oh yeah, I definitely don't have those screws. Thanks for posting! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By beewerks
Thanks for the replies guys! It appears that I...

Thanks for the replies guys! It appears that I didn't get the special screws lewisjr1 talks about. I'll have to see what I can find online I guess. Does anyone happen to have a picture of them?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By beewerks
Quick question about installing 1150GSA OEM headlight guard

Hey guys, I just got an OEM 1150GS Adventure headlight guard and am not sure how it mounts to the bike. It's got some strange looking metal retainer clips held on with screws but I can't figure out...
Forum: Vendors 12-27-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By beewerks
I think this is supposed to be in the parts...

I think this is supposed to be in the parts forum, but either way, I sent you a PM about the guard.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By beewerks
Perhaps your bulb wasn't tightened down all the...

Perhaps your bulb wasn't tightened down all the way. Can't tell you whether this is BMW's fault or not, but when this happened to my car I removed the condensation by slightly removing the light...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,088
Posted By beewerks
I'll size some things up and see how well they...

I'll size some things up and see how well they fit with my center box. Here's a couple pics of how they would line up on the lids of my panniers.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,088
Posted By beewerks
Great tips everyone. I agree it's key to keep...

Great tips everyone. I agree it's key to keep the cans off the ground in a fall. Right now I'm thinking of either mounting on the lids of the Jesse's, or mounting to the sides of the Jesse center...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,088
Posted By beewerks
Definitely like lbever's location. I do have the...

Definitely like lbever's location. I do have the one piece adventure seat though. I may or may not also have a Jesse center box mounted on the rear rack (I know I know, too much stuff) so that...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,088
Posted By beewerks
Where to place 1 gallon Rotopax cans

Hey guys, I finally got all the parts together to mount my two 1 gallon RotoPax fuel cans on my Jesse Odyssey panniers. What do you all think would be the best placement for them? Rear of panniers,...
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 969
Posted By beewerks
I agree completely with what redkerk84 said. I...

I agree completely with what redkerk84 said. I have the X-Moto jacket and while it does get toasty where the vent flaps tuck into the jacket, it's tolerable. The build quality of the jacket is very...
Forum: Vendors 12-12-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,539
Posted By beewerks
Impressive work! I don't own a KTM (though I...

Impressive work! I don't own a KTM (though I would like to), think you guys may one day venture into the BMW GS land with your tank systems?
Forum: Vendors 12-11-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,191
Posted By beewerks
This would be such an awesome job! Too bad I...

This would be such an awesome job! Too bad I don't have any sales experience lol.
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,784
Posted By beewerks
Rotopax had 25% their entire site yesterday...

Rotopax had 25% their entire site yesterday excluding winches. I loaded up on some mounts, but other than that, yeah, not much for deals.
Forum: Vendors 12-02-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 47,446
Posted By beewerks
Dang it! I just bought "a well known pump that...

Dang it! I just bought "a well known pump that goes for $120 with a bulky gauge". :huh

Oh well. This MotoPumps inflator looks great, looking forward to hearing more as it comes on the market.
Forum: Vendors 12-02-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By beewerks
Just as an FYI Rotopax is doing 25% off their...

Just as an FYI Rotopax is doing 25% off their entire store excluding winches. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 807
Posted By beewerks
Interested if this would work on an 1150. Good...

Interested if this would work on an 1150. Good work on the 1200 though! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,077
Posted By beewerks
They are pretty amazing. I pulled 315 miles out...

They are pretty amazing. I pulled 315 miles out of a tank riding two up once on my '04 1150GSA
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 462,727
Posted By beewerks
Monarch road above Boulder, CO. A week before...

Monarch road above Boulder, CO. A week before every good riding road in Colorado washed away.

http://i347.photobucket.com/albums/p475/beewerks/BMW%20R1150GSA/IMG_1716.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 894
Posted By beewerks
Good news! Kevin (the owner of Olympia) answered...

Good news! Kevin (the owner of Olympia) answered my question about the pad this morning and says there should be one in the jacket, and that they will ship me one today. Now that's service! Props...
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 894
Posted By beewerks
Ok, so it wasn't that little sliver of foam over...

Ok, so it wasn't that little sliver of foam over the water bag. I emailed Olympia today to ask them if the jacket is missing a back protector.
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 894
Posted By beewerks
Olympia X-Moto Jacket. Where's the back protection?

Hey guys,

I just bought a brand new X-Moto jacket from Olympia. It looks pretty impressive overall except for one thing. Where is the back protection? I'll I've found on it is a 5 x 9 inch...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 953
Posted By beewerks
Great tips! The gear lever moves very freely so...

Great tips! The gear lever moves very freely so I think that's ok. I've tried wiggling the rear wheel 12/6 o clock and 3/9 o clock and it seems very tight with just the slightest hint of play. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 953
Posted By beewerks
Sounds good guys. I'd be really happy if it was...

Sounds good guys. I'd be really happy if it was just me doing it wrong. I'll pay more attention to on how I well I get it up into gear. I do have decent vibration coming through the pegs from time...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 953
Posted By beewerks
'04 1150GSA falls out of second gear?

Hey guys, I was out riding today on my '04 1150GS Adventure with 44,700 miles on it. While starting from a stoplight and not accelerating like a psycho the bike would suddenly fall out of second...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-24-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By beewerks
Glad you could figure out your issue. Allan is...

Glad you could figure out your issue. Allan is great at RMK. I'm in Longmont so maybe I'll see you around one of these days.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-22-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12,101
Views: 1,536,561
Posted By beewerks
Here's a beauty! Cheap too! ...

Here's a beauty! Cheap too!

http://denver.craigslist.org/mcy/4013147662.html

:eek1
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-14-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15,045
Views: 2,235,776
Posted By beewerks
Selling a pair of excellent condition Jesse...

Selling a pair of excellent condition Jesse Odyssey II panniers and rack with keys from my '07 V-Strom 650. These boxes were installed for about a year and are superb. I am selling the V-Strom (hit...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-30-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15,045
Views: 2,235,776
Posted By beewerks
Corbin saddle for Suzuki V-Strom. This was...

Corbin saddle for Suzuki V-Strom. This was mounted on my '07 650. It's in nice condition and was a huge improvement over the factory saddle. There are no tears or seam separations. The leather...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,476
Posted By beewerks
A friend of mine recommended lubing the splines...

A friend of mine recommended lubing the splines once a year at least with Moly 60 which is what BMW recommends on the newer 1200's. Is there a write-up or instruction manual somewhere that says how...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,476
Posted By beewerks
I just got an '04 1150GSA a couple weeks ago and...

I just got an '04 1150GSA a couple weeks ago and hopefully won't have this problem come up too soon. It's got 41,500 on it right now. Apart from reading around, is there anything obvious I should...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4,931
Views: 781,041
Posted By beewerks
I got my PIAA 520 ATP lights installed a couple...

I got my PIAA 520 ATP lights installed a couple days ago. I decided to build my own bracket to mount them since I didn't want to shell out $100 plus. I built mine for about $5 in parts. Aluminum...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By beewerks
Sweet, thanks guys. I uninstalled my Eastern...

Sweet, thanks guys. I uninstalled my Eastern Beaver this afternoon from the Strom and will hopefully get it mounted on the GS very soon. Is there any good place to read about wiring in the fuse...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By beewerks
Eastern Beaver fuse panel for 1150GS?

Hey guys, I just picked up an 1150GSA last night and am moving some stuff over to it from my V-Strom. I searched a bit but couldn't find any info on Eastern Beaver fuse panels in the beemers. Has...
Forum: The Garage 05-08-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,976
Posted By beewerks
We have about 5 Bosch PS20 12 volt drivers here...

We have about 5 Bosch PS20 12 volt drivers here at work. They are all about 3 years old and get tons of abuse. The battery life is great, even after 3 years, lots of power, and they are very well...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,276
Posted By beewerks
Radar detector, has paid for itself several times...

Radar detector, has paid for itself several times over. :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,747
Posted By beewerks
Good to know. I just helped him adjust the...

Good to know. I just helped him adjust the valves on it, the exhaust side was a bit tight. Maybe a sync would be in order. I have noticed that there is a bit of black residue on and around the the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,747
Posted By beewerks
So, I didn't get the bike as it turns out we had...

So, I didn't get the bike as it turns out we had a misunderstanding on the price. :cry It's more like $8000 or so, which, with condition it is in still is kind of tempting, I just need to think...
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