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Forum: Face plant 06-06-2007, 07:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,263
Posted By Mike G
Take it to Chicago BMW

Experienced about the same thing several years ago. Other guy had GEICO. Took to dealer, had evaluated with estimated damages-mostly plastic, aeroflow.

Worked out grat, got a nice sized check...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-22-2006, 04:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 966
Posted By Mike G
Sorry to hear...

You should have stopped by. It resided in town long enough to qualify for a pass.
Forum: Face plant 07-25-2006, 07:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,007
Posted By Mike G
Mp40man

How is this report so different from MP40's?

There seems to me that we are turning the forum into a NASCAR rase announcement.
Forum: Face plant 06-01-2006, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2,624
Views: 630,426
Posted By Mike G
Made a decisiom and want to help DaleB

Decided to stick to my dirt bike and car and give up the GS. Riding around the Chicago area has lost its allure as I find I am too paranoid of the disracted drivers to enjoy my rides.

Over the...
Forum: Face plant 05-19-2006, 08:40 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,168
Posted By Mike G
I agree it's dangerous and...

admit that I occassionally drive cage and talk.

Time to act on my beliefs and turn it off while driving. I am all too aware that when I'm on the phone I am so distracted that I have no...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-13-2006, 12:52 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,938
Posted By Mike G
Show-I'll Go

I generally like to avoid the crowds. First thingin the morning or friday eve, Let me know when you are gong anf I'll hook up.


Mike
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-03-2005, 08:31 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,225
Posted By Mike G
Places around Milwaukee

Take a look along the I-43 corridor, you get loads for your $ and convenience to the city. I especially like Mukwonago.

I have done much research on real estate values and trends and would urge...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-02-2005, 10:06 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,225
Posted By Mike G
Much nicer than Fresno

Having spent loads of time in Fresno and in the midst of Grapes of Wrath country, I can say that WI is a very nice place to live or visit. The people are grounded, friendly and seem to have their...
Forum: Face plant 07-04-2005, 04:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,781
Posted By Mike G
I have done the same as you...

My sons, 18 and 13, were in a head-on in our project 1970 Chevelle. Received a call from the older one adn was told the bare details and the hospital thay were being tranported to. Heard lots of...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2005, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By Mike G
ATV-Questions

Anyone with receommendations for a ATV. Will be used primarily on farm (trails, fields, mud) in Wisconsin.

What do you recommend?

Thanks,

Mike
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2004, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 551
Posted By Mike G
Go Standard

I use it year round (winter with heated vest).

Mike
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2004, 03:46 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,423
Posted By Mike G
Glad you made the switch

I switched the wife and kids to Macs too. I can't tell you how much time I've saved not having to fix (reset) their systems. I ended up donating their WIN systems too a local charity.
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2004, 04:03 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,423
Posted By Mike G
You will be happy with a powerbook

No freezes or viruses since I purchased mine in January. How many win based system owners can say that?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2004, 05:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,208
Posted By Mike G
Chicago BWM

Fist,

I have dealt with Chicago BMW for 6 years and 3 bikes. I have only experienced good service, a willingness to answer all my dumb questions and accomodating any last minute requirements...
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2004, 08:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 900
Posted By Mike G
I have a pair...

of Ultra II Kevlar. Comfortable as jeans on a hot day.

Had one fall at slow speed scraping my knee on the pavement. The pants did great. Only a scrape on the pants...the fabric remained intact....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-15-2004, 05:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,669
Posted By Mike G
Bridge Surfaces

Thanks for the advice....handled it without crushing my grips with tension. The challenge turned out to be more about the 40mph wind gusts!

Mike
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2004, 06:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By Mike G
Discounts

Try Chicago BMW. 20% off parts but not sure about apparel.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-29-2004, 11:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,669
Posted By Mike G
Anything you do different on metal deck bridges?

I don't mind pavement grooves but I am especially paranoid go on metal deck bridges. Any advice?

Thanks
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2004, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,685
Posted By Mike G
Try GPSnow.com

I have purchased several items including my 176C. Relaible and competitively priced.
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2004, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 545
Posted By Mike G
Sold

Sold
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2004, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 640
Posted By Mike G
Sold

Sold
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2004, 06:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 981
Posted By Mike G
Skiing Choices

As a satisfied Tobinator customer, here's my take on Skiing options. I have sampled most places over the last 40 years and am a Level "8" skier.

Last time I went to Whistler/Blackcomb was in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2004, 06:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,558
Posted By Mike G
Check out Russell

Mine came with Killen's 02 that I purchased. Like it alot and now have it on my 04. Feels like I am sitting on a comfortable leather chair.

Mike
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2004, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 640
Posted By Mike G
Metzler Tourances for F650

1500 miles on them. Sold bike. $100

details can be found at Flea MArket.

Mike G
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2004, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 545
Posted By Mike G
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2004, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 837
Posted By Mike G
Almost 1800 working links...

Not limited to BMW or the GS
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2004, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 837
Posted By Mike G
Good Directory

Try this:
http://www.stephenpate.com/motolinks/index.html
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2004, 08:25 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,423
Posted By Mike G
Cromag

Only problem with Vitual PC is that it is very slow and not designed to work well with multimedia apps.
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2004, 12:04 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,423
Posted By Mike G
Try Apple

I really like my Powerbook G4 with the 12" screen. Just like other Win based systems but with two major differences:

1. NEVER freezes. All added software and hardware works perfectly the first...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2004, 05:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 500
Posted By Mike G
Wiring Question

On the 2004 GS, which color wire powers the high beams?

Thanks

Mike
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2004, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4,753
Views: 1,644,403
Posted By Mike G
What is this droped?

What is this droped?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2004, 02:51 PM
Replies: 4,753
Views: 1,644,403
Posted By Mike G
Not

Looks like my former bike
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2004, 01:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,909
Posted By Mike G
What's the story with running out of gas?

What's the story with running out of gas?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2004, 01:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,513
Posted By Mike G
Relax...

It's not like BMW is trying to emulate the Microsoft example by selling bug filled software to customers and waiting for the consumer to find the problems.
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2004, 04:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,615
Posted By Mike G
Picture A soft Ride in Lexus Seat Leather-

I ride on the Russell-verry comfortable
Forum: Face plant 02-09-2004, 05:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,382
Posted By Mike G
Vlad Yaretz Update

FYI-went to the Chicago Cycle show and saw that TAG, the BMW dealer in Geneva, IL donated a 650 to Vlad. Nice!
Forum: Face plant 02-08-2004, 07:50 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 48,200
Posted By Mike G
Vlad Update

At the Chicago cycle show I saw that TAG donated a 650Gs to Vlad.

Nice job TAG!
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2004, 12:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,113
Posted By Mike G
beautiful shots!

beautiful shots!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2003, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 984
Posted By Mike G
Barry, You should have called me. Ended up...

Barry,

You should have called me. Ended up towing it to the dealer who bet that the tb cable was unseated.

He was right.


Mike
Forum: Regional forums 11-18-2003, 08:37 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 12,833
Posted By Mike G
I'm planning on it!

I'm planning on it!
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