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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2007, 12:55 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 20,248
Posted By BillyOmaha
While we're not on the bike, this is the load for...

While we're not on the bike, this is the load for a trip we took. I have added a set of tie downs on the top of the top case that our LT top case rack bag attaches to.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2007, 10:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,358
Posted By BillyOmaha
Sorry Gang, they were working earlier, but that...

Sorry Gang, they were working earlier, but that site took down the post that this was linked to. It seems that they've gotten into "tussles" with BMW NA over the posting of documents that are not...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2007, 03:46 PM
Replies: 777
Views: 76,889
Posted By BillyOmaha
Howdy Rick, Thanks for the "heads-up", but...

Howdy Rick,
Thanks for the "heads-up", but I've already got 'em..... NOT...., but really, I do. What can I say, the BMW stuff is pretty damn good and who doesn't want an Arai DX out in the hinter...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2007, 03:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,320
Posted By BillyOmaha
From the BMW Service Bulletin, found in the link...

From the BMW Service Bulletin, found in the link in my first post this thread:

"If the customer rides the motorcycle “off-road” or rides on roads that are in poor condition the “Enduro Retainer...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2007, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,320
Posted By BillyOmaha
Not sure about the answer to all your...

Not sure about the answer to all your points....but, I did make sure my Top Case was on real well and pulled on it pretty good without it coming off. Riding solo off in the wood, no problem. Two-up...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2007, 01:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,320
Posted By BillyOmaha
HERE...

HERE (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=228962) is a link to the post with the BMW Service bulletin for correcting the problem.

Later today, I'm picking my GS that had the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2007, 09:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,358
Posted By BillyOmaha
VARIO Side Case svc bulletin...

The Vario side cases can bounce off if the attaching post is not properly adjusted. HERE (http://www.bmwlt.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=11633) is the BMW Service Bulletin for that issue. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2007, 09:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,358
Posted By BillyOmaha
VARIO Top Case svc bulletin

LINK (http://www.bmwlt.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=11632) to Vario Top Case service bulletin from BMW...thanks Dave.

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Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2007, 01:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,520
Posted By BillyOmaha
Howdy Gadget Boy, "Leave the jumper cables,...

Howdy Gadget Boy,

"Leave the jumper cables, bring the guns and the Cannoli" :chace

Any problem with saving the space and just "bump starting" the beast ('05 R12GS)?

TIA,
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2007, 11:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,488
Posted By BillyOmaha
Let's see how much I'm actually at risk? :lurk ...

Let's see how much I'm actually at risk? :lurk

I only take longer trips, so I'm good there :topes Okay, so I ride everywhere, including some short trips. Going to have to get someone to run my...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2007, 03:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,594
Posted By BillyOmaha
The SO, BillysDaisy, rides pillion about 10,000...

The SO, BillysDaisy, rides pillion about 10,000 miles a year. Longest stretch with no complaints was 970 miles for the day....Of course that was on the LT with a Russell saddle, heated seat, cell...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-29-2007, 02:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,488
Posted By BillyOmaha
Your comment reminds me of something I heard a...

Your comment reminds me of something I heard a long time about cleanliness, "Anyone messier than me is a slob and anyone neater than me is neat freak".

I always try to remember that when passing...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-29-2007, 02:37 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,841
Posted By BillyOmaha
As one who will consume alcohol in moderation...

As one who will consume alcohol in moderation before, during and, or, after a ride all I can say is that it is up to each of us to do so within our limits. The Mrs. and I will ride out to dinner and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-29-2007, 02:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 979
Posted By BillyOmaha
They're in my sig line. HDDC Posse: Hump Day...

They're in my sig line.

HDDC Posse: Hump Day Dinner (Drinking) Club

Booze Brother: For the other meaning of HDDC

RCB: River City (Sacramento) Beemers

BMWMOA: Uh, you know this one.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-23-2007, 04:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,366
Posted By BillyOmaha
It might have saved me a 300 mile round trip, or...

It might have saved me a 300 mile round trip, or more, (150 out, fill-up, maybe check messages, 150 miles back to get them). And, of course, my teenagers sitting around not knowing when their Dad...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,366
Posted By BillyOmaha
I have been on the bike and gotten a call from...

I have been on the bike and gotten a call from the kids asking if I could pick them up from the orthodontist....since the ex seemed to have forgotten and wouldn't have noticed for several hours. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2007, 10:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,366
Posted By BillyOmaha
Whoah, Reprobate. All of us do activities in a...

Whoah, Reprobate. All of us do activities in a cage that are not directly related to driving. We might listen to the radio, discuss something with a passenger, take a look at directions to our...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2007, 03:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,366
Posted By BillyOmaha
Amen! IF the motorcyclist was "doing it right",...

Amen! IF the motorcyclist was "doing it right", not speeding, headlight on, etc., then it should be a prima facia case of negligence resulting in homocide, i.e. Manslaughter

Funny you should...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2007, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 821
Posted By BillyOmaha
Sure. On track it is objective, measureable, stop...

Sure. On track it is objective, measureable, stop watch. On the road, it's up to each of us to determine when we've done it, subjective, compromised.

added later: Girl, or should I say "Your...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2007, 04:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,666
Posted By BillyOmaha
The removal of the servos for the '07 Adventure...

The removal of the servos for the '07 Adventure would account for a good chunk of the weight difference, or lack therof, from the '05 GS.

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Forum: Face plant 03-07-2007, 09:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,028
Posted By BillyOmaha
First, glad you're okay! my .02: Rather...

First, glad you're okay!

my .02:
Rather than hitting the horn to get their attention (my GS horn is for shite), I'll flash/hold the high beam, sit real tall in the saddle and look at them in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2007, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4,753
Views: 1,645,338
Posted By BillyOmaha
Hot bitches, no problem. Creative and...

Hot bitches, no problem. Creative and interesting may take a bit longer. Will resubmit when suitable image of bike and bitches is composed.

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Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2007, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4,753
Views: 1,645,338
Posted By BillyOmaha
For your consideration....

I await your verdict...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2007, 03:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,764
Posted By BillyOmaha
I'm in...

Add another to the list, I'm in.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-30-2007, 04:05 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 20,248
Posted By BillyOmaha
The Mrs. and I will be giving two-up off-road...

The Mrs. and I will be giving two-up off-road riding a try here the few weeks.

I found this:...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2006, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,133
Posted By BillyOmaha
Of course BMW sells it under it's own brand,...

Of course BMW sells it under it's own brand, however this is their (BMW's) description:

Hydrophobic treatment
A treatment which renders leather water-repellent. BMW uses the vat immersion...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2006, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,133
Posted By BillyOmaha
Howdy, I've got an Atlantis Pro 3 suit. Had...

Howdy,

I've got an Atlantis Pro 3 suit. Had it 2.5 years and a decent portion of 40,000 miles so far. It is a fantastic product. In all but a monsoon it is waterproof. I have the Gortex liner...
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