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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-25-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,710
Posted By bikes&guitars
Tech Day...

Hey Jim,

Sorry for the late notice, and I was really looking forward to coming out on Saturday, but have just found out I need to be in Pa. on Saturday - something that can't be helped.

Here's...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,560
Posted By bikes&guitars
I'm the OP and when I asked the question...

I'm the OP and when I asked the question originally, I had 36f/38R. After reading replies to this thread, I changed pressure to 38F/40R - riding solo.

For me, it made a pretty noticeable seat of...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,560
Posted By bikes&guitars
Thanks for the replies - this helps a lot. ...

Thanks for the replies - this helps a lot.
appreciate it.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,560
Posted By bikes&guitars
Pilot Road 3 tire pressures F&R??

Hello--

Was just wondering from those who have installed PR3's on their GS (I have a 1150), what tire pressure are you running on the front & rear? And, what differences have you noticed at...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-13-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,710
Posted By bikes&guitars
Tech Day...Thanks

Jim-

This sounds fantastic. I'd love to come out and gain some knowledge from those more experienced and meet some local folks.

Great idea.
Thanks for the invite.
Bruce
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By bikes&guitars
Put PR3's on my 1150gs - they'reee great!

Finally admitted to myself that i won't being doing much off-road riding. Changed out the Tourances for the PR3's. (non-trail rear)

I really like these tires. Bike feels much lighter, turns...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 984
Posted By bikes&guitars
Identiti crisis.....I PM'd you.

Identiti crisis.....I PM'd you.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,151
Posted By bikes&guitars
Thanks for all the great tips and info...really...

Thanks for all the great tips and info...really appreciate it.
I'll be removing both wheels at once.
I have an 1150gs.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,151
Posted By bikes&guitars
Advice please on removing/Installing wheels

Hello-

I'm getting ready, for the first time, to remove both front & rear wheels on my 1150gs to have new tires put on. I've read threads on how to balance/secure the bike once wheels are removed,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-22-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,068
Posted By bikes&guitars
Excellent! Great editing and how nice to have...

Excellent!
Great editing and how nice to have traveled so much.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-22-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By bikes&guitars
Thanks! I called and spoke to George. ...

Thanks!
I called and spoke to George.

You're right - seems like a real stand up guy and will do the job for me. Heading there in a couple days.

Appreciate the quick reply.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-22-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By bikes&guitars
Getting tires changed in Maryland/Va.?

Afternoon-

I just bought new tires online for my 1150gs. Does anybody know a reliable place in Maryland (Rockville area) or Va. (Tysons corner area) that will do a good job and not charge an arm...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 367
Posted By bikes&guitars
please delete. Error post. thx

please delete post.
thx.
Forum: Road warriors 12-30-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 80,838
Posted By bikes&guitars
How does the weight of this bike feel when going...

How does the weight of this bike feel when going slow? Is it very top heavy?
Forum: Road warriors 12-30-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 80,838
Posted By bikes&guitars
Was looking at one near me. Very nice - I like...

Was looking at one near me. Very nice - I like the changes - but just can't decide.....FJR vs. R1200RT. KInda like the looks of the new RT 90th anniversary model. I know there are no real changes to...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,705
Posted By bikes&guitars
'05train - sent you a PM

'05train - sent you a PM
thx
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,705
Posted By bikes&guitars
Is "Z" rating the same as "W"...

Is "Z" rating the same as "W" rating?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,251
Posted By bikes&guitars
Here's some great feedback below from member...

Here's some great feedback below from member "05Train" in another threrad about the PR3's. Just what I was looking for.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,251
Posted By bikes&guitars
Was also curious about the rear tire. Seems the...

Was also curious about the rear tire. Seems the rear "Trail" version has a wider patch of harder rubber than the regular PR3 rear-considerably so. Any confidence lost in the twisties because of that?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,251
Posted By bikes&guitars
Anymore feedback from 1150GS owners with Pilot Road 3's

Looking for thoughts/feedback from folks that have 1150GS' with Pilot Road 3's.

Have read most posts, but not to many with extended time in the saddle.

I know they are street only tires, just...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 745
Posted By bikes&guitars
PR3's on a 1150gs?

oops...never mind. Read the OP question wrong.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,598
Posted By bikes&guitars
01 gs

PM'd you...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-19-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 108,881
Posted By bikes&guitars
Few pics from last week

Green Bank
<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/79795900@N08/7603198250/" title="IMG_0311 by bbbikes, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8002/7603198250_c43db436a2.jpg" width="500"...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2012, 04:53 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 101,973
Posted By bikes&guitars
Still love mine....get's better, and runs better,...

Still love mine....get's better, and runs better, the longer I own it. First bike I've owned that I see keeping forever. Took a while to dial it in (seat, risers, etc, etc), but now it's perfect....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,142
Posted By bikes&guitars
thanks for all the replies. Probably will go...

thanks for all the replies.
Probably will go with the H rated tires.

KInda funny how some folks think they're noisy and others don't. Will be interesting to see how my ears adopt.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,142
Posted By bikes&guitars
Anakee 2- V rated or H rated for all these great reviews??

Going to buy Anakee 2 tires this week and have been reading the many reviews and posts on the forum.

My question is:
Everyone says the tires are great in the twisties - is this because you're...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-13-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,292
Posted By bikes&guitars
Yup, That's the place

Yup, that's the place I'm talking about. Somebody mentioned it as a "base" for riding back & forth to Seneca Rocks and surrounding park areas on the moto.
Franklin wv looked like a good location...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-13-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,292
Posted By bikes&guitars
Thompson's Motel, Pendleton, WV?

Anybody ever stayed at Thompsons Motel, Pendleton, WV? Or, have you heard anything about it?
Looking for a place to stay for 2 nights to tour northern part of area after staying in Marlington for a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 402
Posted By bikes&guitars
Hepco Becker Journey 40 Topcase -Help

Does anyone know if the "HB generic universal adapter mount" will work the R1150GS, or does it need the tubular H-B luggage rack. And, if the "UAM" will work, is the case always bolted on or can it...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 886
Posted By bikes&guitars
thanks for the recommendations......appreciate it.

thanks for the recommendations......appreciate it.
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 886
Posted By bikes&guitars
Any recommendations on Lodging near Seneca Rocks, WV?

Getting ready for a week of touring around Seneca Rocks, WV etc....can anybody recommend lodging as a "home base" for a few nights to a week?

Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,869
Posted By bikes&guitars
interesting info going on here. Just as...

interesting info going on here.
Just as reference - my buddy and I were talking about my bike when the question came up. 2001 R1150GS. - 7/8" handlebar. Two separate clamps on triple tree.

I've...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,869
Posted By bikes&guitars
Help solve debate on handlebar clamp tightening procedure

I'm in a debate, although a friendly one, on how to tighten down handlebar clamps on your motorcycle.

I say, you do the front ones (toward the front of the bike) first, then the bolts in the back,...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,088
Posted By bikes&guitars
thank you for the replies. I thought it was...

thank you for the replies.
I thought it was 1.25, but wanted to make sure for obvious reasons.

appreciate it.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,088
Posted By bikes&guitars
Handlebar Thread Pitch? 1.00 or 1.25?

Does anyone know the thread pitch on a r1150gs handlebar clamp bolt?

8mxsize - but what is thread pitch?...1.00 or 1.25?

Thanks much!
appreciate it.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By bikes&guitars
Thanks for your answer hillbillypolack,...

Thanks for your answer hillbillypolack, ....actually I've recently been diagnosed with "Sinus Tarsi", an issue with the outside ankle part of the foot. (both feet for me)

I have an 1150gs, love...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By bikes&guitars
Footpeg Risers?

Seems crazy, but does anybody know if there are foot peg risers for the driver, not passenger, in production? Something that would raise and set back the foot pegs a bit?
thx.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,687
Posted By bikes&guitars
Thanks for the replies. Boy, I'm a little...

Thanks for the replies.
Boy, I'm a little surprised they are just "zip-tied". Seems like there could've been a better solution for install/removal.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,687
Posted By bikes&guitars
Pivot Pegz "Toppers" - anybody use them yet?

Am considering the new Mark3 PivotPegz for my 1150gs and see you can now get rubber toppers.

Anybody have them?...if so, how do you like them?
pros/cons?
thx.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,842
Posted By bikes&guitars
Inswhee- Please post a pic after you do this...

Inswhee-

Please post a pic after you do this install. I have a 2001GS and the reg. height Ztechnik screen. Really like it, but have been wondering how the one you're looking at would work/feel....
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