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Forum: Parallel Universe 04-15-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 957
Posted By maxscycle
street tires

Puts some decent 100% street tires on it and ride it.
Max
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-06-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 16,399
Posted By maxscycle
why not

Seems like multi tasking if you would take the bowl of ice creme into the bathroom and eat it while sitting down on the toilet.
Should save some time
max
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,002
Posted By maxscycle
bikes, not a toy

Forgive please. My bike is not a toy, it is my primary means of transportation. I average 22,000 to 25,000 miles a year on my bikes, while my four wheel contraption only gets drove about 4,000 a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,696
Posted By maxscycle
not for the bike in question

This is not the Purolator specified filter for a R1200 engine.
While it may screw on, the 1200 and 1150 filters are different.
Max
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,733
Posted By maxscycle
they make perfect sense

Once you get use to them, they make perfect sense.
I don't like the idea of the newer BMW's going top single button on the left style turn signals. That doesn't make sense.
max
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-30-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,001
Posted By maxscycle
Not everyone wants to own a kia or hyundai

I also chuckle a little. That's why there are two GS's in my garage.
Not everyone wants to own a kia or hyundai. Someone needs to own a lexus or mercedes. I'm in that group.
Max
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-13-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 351
Posted By maxscycle
Thumb F650 GS rear tire went 17151 miles

Just replaced the factory Bridgestone rear tire on my 2011 F650GS twin.
It went 17151 miles and was a hair from the treadbars, but still legal, barely.
The front Bridgestone got replaced at 15003....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,456
Posted By maxscycle
Not so fast there

Trust me, not all coaches follow the curriculum that close. And we have some 490cc bikes in our fleet, all MSF approved of course
max
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,972
Posted By maxscycle
Some of my best CC rides have been across Kansas....

Some of my best CC rides have been across Kansas. One on hwy 50 from Co. to Mo. One on I70 from Co to Mo. And one on Hwy 36 from Co to Mo.
Max
Forum: Alaska 01-17-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 913
Posted By maxscycle
Phone number ?

Does anyone have the actual phone number for the U of A dormitory reservations ?
max
Forum: The Garage 11-27-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,179
Posted By maxscycle
tire ?

My r1200gs oem Metzeler tourance rear tire went to 19,400 miles before it got to the treadbar. The front went to 23,500. I replaced them with ME880's and the 880's went about the same mileage. My...
Forum: The Garage 11-27-2013, 03:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,179
Posted By maxscycle
Huh ?

How else do you get to the other side of the country?
Max
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-01-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 933
Views: 80,708
Posted By maxscycle
Only when the M/C is vertical. Max

Only when the M/C is vertical.
Max
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-16-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 14,607
Views: 714,798
Posted By maxscycle
Ride to eat

Reminder, Dover "Where Pigs Fly" Ride to eat.
Sat 19 Oct.
1130am tire kicking
1200 eating

Max
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,441
Posted By maxscycle
Forgive please. Try a different shop. Cycle...

Forgive please.
Try a different shop.
Cycle gear has or can get lots of different types/brands, etc.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-01-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,297
Posted By maxscycle
Yes, I have

Actually, yes, one oil filter that I installed on a customers bike came loose about 500 miles after I put it on and dumped oil over everything, and a different engine, the eng drain plug came out and...
Forum: Alaska 06-20-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By maxscycle
thanks to all

Thanks to all for your input.
max
Forum: Alaska 06-18-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By maxscycle
help with rear tire balance in fairbanks?

BMW r1200gs
Left home with a new knobby front and rear tire to swap out in Fairbanks.
Brought along the marc parnes balancing device.
But forgot to pack the rear wheel adapter.
Any one have any...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 636
Posted By maxscycle
I had the big full size happy trails on my...

I had the big full size happy trails on my 06r12gs, with lowered exhaust.
The instructions were a little vague, but I got them on. The exhaust was no bother to drop, I installed the little pipe they...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,432
Posted By maxscycle
I have no experience with Heidenau's, but I am...

I have no experience with Heidenau's, but I am curious in the discussions of 50/50, or 80/20, or 90/10 tires why is it that radial vs bias ply is rarely mentioned.
The tourance is a radial, the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,847
Posted By maxscycle
Forgive, please, why don't you like it? max

Forgive, please, why don't you like it?
max
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 631
Posted By maxscycle
06 vs 12 R12GS = Happy Trails Low pipe luggage

My 2006 R12GS had 10.5 inch Happy Trails low pipeluggage. Both bags were the same size. I am happy with them. I bought a 2012 R12GS and according to Happy Trails, the low pipe version would not fit...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,042
Posted By maxscycle
It's been awhile since I lived in Cali. But...

It's been awhile since I lived in Cali. But "puregas.org" has six stations in Califonia that sell 100% gasoline.
max
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-05-2012, 04:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,201
Posted By maxscycle
Technically, it's not designed for ethanol, it is...

Technically, it's not designed for ethanol, it is designed to tolerate ethanol.
max
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,540
Posted By maxscycle
Are you able to quote the state or federal...

Are you able to quote the state or federal statute that covers thats?
max
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-29-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,229
Posted By maxscycle
Last year I rode the bike from Delaware to...

Last year I rode the bike from Delaware to Florida. I doubt I could have pushed it there faster than as I rode it.
Max
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-29-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,229
Posted By maxscycle
Please provide me the statisical data that...

Please provide me the statisical data that justifies that.
Thanks
Max
Forum: Face plant 02-21-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,744
Posted By maxscycle
I don't understand. I've been on the NJ turnpike...

I don't understand. I've been on the NJ turnpike many times and 60-65 mph was fine for me, and no one ever came close to rear ending me.
I've had lots of folks honk at me as they passed, lots of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-17-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,229
Posted By maxscycle
Keep the tire pressures at 36 and 42. Never...

Keep the tire pressures at 36 and 42.
Never exceed 4,000 rpm unless in high gear on thehighway.
Solo rder, 260 pounds.
max
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-17-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,229
Posted By maxscycle
I normally get at 19-20,000 out of a rear, and...

I normally get at 19-20,000 out of a rear, and 31-32,000 out of a front. So I replace the one tire that needs it and keep on going.
max
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-10-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,036
Posted By maxscycle
I forget which is which, but one is a radial, the...

I forget which is which, but one is a radial, the other a bias ply.
max
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,614
Posted By maxscycle
Anything? My first thought is me standing...

Anything?
My first thought is me standing behind you at McDonalds, you asking for something off the dollar menu, and demanding to only pay .90cents.
max
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,417
Posted By maxscycle
Would you please define standard oil? max

Would you please define standard oil?
max
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,187
Posted By maxscycle
My rear oem tourance went 19,400 miles before it...

My rear oem tourance went 19,400 miles before it got to the wearbar.
The ME880's I replaced them with went 20,010 miles before the rear got to the wearbar. The front went 28,800 before I replaced it...
Forum: Americas 01-24-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,888
Posted By maxscycle
Sounds like you went once and gave up. Like a...

Sounds like you went once and gave up.
Like a restaurant, every so often a bad meal gets served. Cooks have an off day.
I have been to sturgis 6 or 7 times.
The first time, I got married there....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,711
Posted By maxscycle
mine works fine

Both my r1150rt, my r12gs and my f650gs each have the aerostich cup holder. I think they called it the motofizz.
Works great, even at highway speeds. I don't drink coffee, but it holds my large...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,510
Posted By maxscycle
My 06 has 67,000 miles on it. So I think I ride...

My 06 has 67,000 miles on it. So I think I ride it enough. It's not that sidestanding the bike gets all the oil cooler drained, but most posts on I read, imply that all the oil is drained by...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,510
Posted By maxscycle
Take a close look at that oil cooler and how the...

Take a close look at that oil cooler and how the hoses lead to and away from it. I know because I had to replace mine due to a puncture. With the old cooler on the bench, but at the same angle as...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,200
Posted By maxscycle
Forgive please, I know the book says to do this,...

Forgive please, I know the book says to do this, And I understand it on a head or something with many nuts/bolts that you want to draw down evenly, but a drain plug? what would be the difference is...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,327
Posted By maxscycle
I have a tourance rear and a radial met karoo 2...

I have a tourance rear and a radial met karoo 2 up front. Dang nice combination in my mind. I may need to spin the rear a little for more traction but thats ok as long as I can steer and stay...
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