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Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,977
Posted By Levert
Had several, never any issues. Put 60,000 on a...

Had several, never any issues.
Put 60,000 on a k75s, checked the splines every spring, new lube, off to the races.
You would not believe how well a GS1200 can work in the dirt.:D
Forum: Canada 03-21-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,802
Posted By Levert
shipwrek12001, Just pop into the Country...

shipwrek12001,

Just pop into the Country store in Madawaska, they will have the ATV map there.
I still have my cottage in town. You rarely see anyone on the trails and you dont need to worry...
Forum: Canada 03-20-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,802
Posted By Levert
There is plenty of trail on the east side of the...

There is plenty of trail on the east side of the park from Whitney to Barrys Bay south to Maynooth.
Much of these trials are run in the two day Algonquin Trail ride. Most open stuff including hydro...
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 935
Views: 185,677
Posted By Levert
74 CZ250,wow,ugly loud and it at the time was...

74 CZ250,wow,ugly loud and it at the time was fast, it vibrated,leaked and it hated people,me especially\
H1 kawa,when the gods allowed for the 1% it all works it was all grins, most of the time I...
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,617
Posted By Levert
Now you have too: get tuneecu change the...

Now you have too:
get tuneecu
change the pipes
get rid of the airbox
disable the SAS

Its a great bike and you save money on a chiropracter. You then loose money on speeding tickets, bike...
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,442
Posted By Levert
I have an 08. I've done two up trips in the...

I have an 08.
I've done two up trips in the 400km range no problem.

No problems with my tank but I always use high octane fuel in canada as it will have no ethanol in it.
On the SD forum you...
Forum: Canada 10-14-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,538
Posted By Levert
Religion and politics, always great rallying...

Religion and politics, always great rallying points and topics that bring us together:lurk
Forum: Canada 10-12-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,538
Posted By Levert
Please carry on. This is great. I for one see...

Please carry on.
This is great.
I for one see a bunch of guys duking it out.
We are men, this is what we do.
Please, do not pull any punches.
Forum: Canada 10-12-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,538
Posted By Levert
To bad this turned into an us verses them, evil...

To bad this turned into an us verses them, evil verses good.
If you read all the posts there are many good points on both sides. Look at it this way, the points brought up here were never dealt with...
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,120
Posted By Levert
Speed Triple is what you mean, not street triple

Speed Triple is what you mean, not street triple
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-18-2010, 11:13 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 45,791
Posted By Levert
It took awhile to go through all this. I'm...

It took awhile to go through all this.

I'm thinking a bad batch of rims or improperly tightened spokes.

I help BMW with their offroad demo program and we beat the crap out of these bikes and...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2010, 06:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,090
Posted By Levert
On my Ducati I took the rotors off and flattened...

On my Ducati I took the rotors off and flattened the bent retaining washer on the bobbins that hold the rotor to the carrier.They are ever so slightly rattely but most of the problem is gone.In...
Forum: Canada 01-03-2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,581
Posted By Levert
BMW is just as reliable as the Jap bikes IMHO,...

BMW is just as reliable as the Jap bikes IMHO, its good you just piped in as an owner who rides the thing.
85km is good for any trail rides in Ontario.
The new Bergs 2010 are once again leaders in...
Forum: Canada 01-03-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,581
Posted By Levert
Not Yeah, I need a diet:D The other guy we...

Not
Yeah, I need a diet:D
The other guy we were riding with was 170lbs, again we could not get the forks to work for him either.
For a first attempt competition bike I think BMW did not do to...
Forum: Canada 01-02-2010, 08:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,581
Posted By Levert
macuser, I made a few notes on the bike so I...

macuser,
I made a few notes on the bike so I had to pull them out.

We had the bike up in Northern Ontario for a two day ride, very rocky with lots of mud holes.The motor uncorked is great,like a...
Forum: Canada 12-27-2009, 02:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,581
Posted By Levert
Front end has way to stiff high speed compression...

Front end has way to stiff high speed compression and no matter what we did we could not get the front to settle in.A lot of people hate the bike because of the way the forks mess everything up.
I...
Forum: Canada 12-16-2009, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 936
Posted By Levert
If you guys get stuck use Scott Rocher in...

If you guys get stuck use Scott Rocher in Ontario, he ships all over.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2009, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,031
Posted By Levert
Our old GS1150 sold to the fellow in Quebec had...

Our old GS1150 sold to the fellow in Quebec had the Two Brothers, techlusion and Lennies carbon fiber intake.
Louder but not abnoxious,a lot lighter, maybe very minimal seat of the pants HP...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2009, 11:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,829
Posted By Levert
Maxbmwm3, I thought this was one of the nicest...

Maxbmwm3,
I thought this was one of the nicest bikes I rode this year.Other than a gearbox that was a bit stiff everything worked well.
If I had to get a bike right now this would be on the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-17-2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,712
Posted By Levert
It will need a HUGE gas tank. It sucks fuel back...

It will need a HUGE gas tank. It sucks fuel back at an astonishing rate, it wasn't designed to be frugal:D
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2009, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,209
Posted By Levert
Newf, If you are still having no luck call HO...

Newf,
If you are still having no luck call HO BMW 905 683 1200 for the motorrad division. maybe they will know a local that can help.
It could be a lot of things with patching the electrical...
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2009, 12:20 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,712
Posted By Levert
Yeah. Its excessive in every way. I like the...

Yeah.
Its excessive in every way.
I like the start up screen welcoming you for a ride:D
I guess if I had to have a cruiser this would be on the list.
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2009, 12:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,712
Posted By Levert
agreed. Although I'm not a cruiser guy it was a...

agreed.
Although I'm not a cruiser guy it was a load of fun:D
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2009, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 615,108
Posted By Levert
Lately I've had the chance to ride a lot of the...

Lately I've had the chance to ride a lot of the new machines.
They are all excellent.
I've been lurking on this thread for awhile.The appeal of a basic bones nostalgic ride that is reliable makes a...
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2009, 04:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 858
Posted By Levert
K75S s have a loyal following. I still...

K75S s have a loyal following.

I still think that bike has one of the best fairings.We should have kept ours.For the $4grand we got, well, a year latter we agreed it was worth more to us than the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,712
Posted By Levert
Engine wise, different worlds, the new one will...

Engine wise, different worlds, the new one will annihilate the old and the handling of the new one is generations ahead.
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 858
Posted By Levert
Check IBMWR marketplace. Ballpark $3-4000 thou,...

Check IBMWR marketplace.
Ballpark $3-4000 thou, sometimes more.
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2009, 08:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,116
Posted By Levert
We had one with a slight crack on the rubber hose...

We had one with a slight crack on the rubber hose from TB to cylinder head intake that one dealer could not find.
My old s developed the erratic idle and it turned out to be a little crack in the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2009, 07:55 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,712
Posted By Levert
I did 500km on one a few weeks back on a variety...

I did 500km on one a few weeks back on a variety of roads.
First off its a huge improvement on the old one.
The ergos are fine but if your taller than 5'8' with legs longer than 31in you'll have...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2009, 07:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,116
Posted By Levert
Before you try the expensive stuff. Is the idle...

Before you try the expensive stuff.
Is the idle erratic? Does it go up and down?
Look for an airleak on the rubberhose connecting the throttlebody to the intake and check that there are no cracks...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2009, 05:58 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,258
Posted By Levert
kraven, LOL, my dad is Gerald Levert....

kraven,

LOL, my dad is Gerald Levert. Everytime he has to show ID and its a Black person they have a good laugh at the white Gerald Levert.
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2009, 01:47 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,258
Posted By Levert
Wow, this is interesting. I'm frothing at the...

Wow, this is interesting. I'm frothing at the mouth:1drink
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,879
Posted By Levert
Motorcycles are designed to use a specific tire. ...

Motorcycles are designed to use a specific tire.
The scrambler pictured can run those tires.
A K75 is purely a road bike, extremely top heavy and works best with road tires.

True, then you...
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2009, 11:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,776
Posted By Levert
bigalsmith101, I did my wifes K75S years ago...

bigalsmith101,
I did my wifes K75S years ago and it was very easy and straight forward, not at all like the newer paralevers which can be a bear.
You'll have no problem.
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,751
Posted By Levert
Backmarker, I thought the front had way too...

Backmarker,
I thought the front had way too much compression dampening.All my friends said I'm to soft?
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2009, 07:58 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,258
Posted By Levert
One thing I forgot was the brakes, Yeek.The best...

One thing I forgot was the brakes, Yeek.The best i've tried but really demands your attention, my wife inadvertantly smoked the front at the track, put a damper on her day.
The maintenance is doable...
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2009, 12:07 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,258
Posted By Levert
I tried the s version on the street and a few...

I tried the s version on the street and a few hours on the track.
Extremely capable, very flickable, can change lines while leaned right over.Did have cornering clearance issues but only on the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 126,632
Posted By Levert
A 1983 GS1150GS. I should have known better...

A 1983 GS1150GS.

I should have known better as the kid I bought it off of stunk and his garage looked like a slaughterhouse.

On the way home the mirror fell off.
In a week the CDI went, the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2009, 07:53 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 113,411
Posted By Levert
Put 78,000km on my old S. Still miss it,...

Put 78,000km on my old S.

Still miss it, truly a doall bike.I had the rear seal go on the tranny which I fixed myself.Overall, very reliable and easy to maintain.
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2009, 11:08 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 21,487
Posted By Levert
LOl C'mon, I was terrified of moose and deer.

LOl
C'mon, I was terrified of moose and deer.
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