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Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,706
Posted By mark sumner
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,230
Posted By mark sumner
Part

Secures the anchor pin for brake pads, maybe.
Forum: Vendors 10-02-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,260
Posted By mark sumner
SuperTuff

I'll take one. mlsumner@mac.com.
Forum: Vendors 09-21-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,412
Posted By mark sumner
HP2 Side stand Bracket

Hi Woody, I replaced my bracket with the oem BMW bracket under warranty. Now it's getting sloppy. Are you planning another batch. I would be a buyer for either model. Regards, Mark

Love the 19"...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By mark sumner
HP2 Bar Adjustment

Thanks I'll give it a try.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By mark sumner
HP2 Bar Adjustment

<img src ="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v708/mlsumner/P1000227.jpg?t=1311972266">

My HP2 is the only BMW I've owned that tracks straight down the road with hand off, but I've noticed that...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,144
Posted By mark sumner
R1200s

The price is good; they go from $9 to $10,500. I sold mine for $10,500. I would add re: the brakes, the rear will barely stop the bike from rolling up to a stop sign. It is the weakest I've...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,519
Posted By mark sumner
I've been thinking about doing this too. Which...

I've been thinking about doing this too. Which model did you buy?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By mark sumner
Plastic protection

theTankslapper.biz
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By mark sumner
HP2E Gas Gauge

I keep track of gas with the trip odometer and when I had 146 miles on a tank I thought I was getting great mileage because the low fuel light and count down gauge didn't come on. Then naturally I...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2010, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By mark sumner
Try Colorite.com

Colorite can supply any factory paint. All you need is model number, year etc.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By mark sumner
HP2 Bars

Thanks guys but I wasn't clear in my post. If you look down at the bars they seem slightly turned to the right. Like an off centered steering wheel. I tried for a shot of the bolt I was talking...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By mark sumner
HP2 Bars

Have any of you HP2 riders felt your bars were slightly off center? What if anything can you do and how? Is it as simple as loosening the pinch bolt on the right side of the steering stem and...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 943
Posted By mark sumner
colorado dealers

I like Pikes Peak Motorsports in Colorado Springs. I haven't bought anything there but they service my bikes. Good techs, nice service manager.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2009, 02:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 353
Posted By mark sumner
Akra Slip On Question

I bought an Akra can for HP2E. I want to take the noise suppressor out. It's too quiet. I know about removing the bolt, but, the fastener for the suppressor is tack welded to the interior of the can....
Forum: The Garage 09-11-2009, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 436
Posted By mark sumner
Akra Slip On

I bought an Akra can for HP2E. I want to take the noise suppressor out. It's too quiet. I know about removing the bolt, but, the faster for the suppressor is tack welded to the interior of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By mark sumner
HP2E Can Question

Has anyone run their HP2 without a can? Will it damage the engine to do so? Thanks.
Forum: Road warriors 06-07-2009, 01:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,283
Posted By mark sumner
Thanks to all

I own it.
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2009, 08:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,283
Posted By mark sumner
R1200s

I have my eye on a R1200S with about 10,000 miles; Ohlins and wide rear wheel. What should I look out for as problem areas? Any of your experiences with the model would be appreciated. Thanks
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2008, 03:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,940
Posted By mark sumner
HYM vs KTM Super Duke

I did back to back tests on the HYM and the Super Duke (both standard models). Before you buy you should ride the KTM. I felt the KTM was much more enjoyable (better motor, suspension and brakes)...
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2008, 02:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,322
Posted By mark sumner
I had a medium signet and when I went to a...

I had a medium signet and when I went to a profile I had to go up to a large.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2008, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4,155
Views: 1,863,287
Posted By mark sumner
Lovely bike but the winshield...

Lovely bike but the winshield sucks[/SIZE]:D[/QUOTE]

<img src = "http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v708/mlsumner/th_DSCN0368.jpg">

It worked well but looked bad.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-26-2008, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By mark sumner
Shipping Advice

I am going to be moving from Wisconsin to Colorado and I have a mover for my household stuff. Have any of you folks moved your bike on a moving truck? What kind of experience did you have? It is a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2008, 09:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,162
Posted By mark sumner
I have had some vibes, but, I got used to it. I...

I have had some vibes, but, I got used to it. I would like to take a look at the motor mounts. Can you describe the location ot the motor mounts and how to reach them? Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,273
Posted By mark sumner
Every BMW I have owned has veered when I let go,...

Every BMW I have owned has veered when I let go, including a K1200RS, until my present HP2. When I let go of the bars it goes straight ahead (there's probably something wrong with it).
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2008, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4,155
Views: 1,863,287
Posted By mark sumner
One of the benefits of going with a 19" front...

One of the benefits of going with a 19" front wheel is that the bike looks better.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2008, 09:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,150
Posted By mark sumner
19" Woody

Chris was great to deal with. I have about 500 miles on mine and I like it. It seems more stable but turn in is still pretty quick. I put a Conti Road Attack on mine and I like it as well. So much...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2008, 09:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 515
Posted By mark sumner
19" Wheel From Woody's

Woody's is great to deal with. I spoke to Chris on the phone and I ordered a 19" inch road wheel for my HP2 from Woody's, a few days later it arrived. Absolutely no hassel. I got it on this weekend...
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2008, 09:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,086
Posted By mark sumner
Amazon

I bought a Canon from Amazon. Price was good, shipping fast and free in US.
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2008, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,194
Views: 408,667
Posted By mark sumner
CBL vs Balance

I had the oiled balances and they were like bedroom slippers, but, I couldn't get 505 jeans over them so for office wear they weren't good. I went with CB Lites which work fine. I think the...
Forum: Vendors 02-27-2008, 10:31 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 18,248
Posted By mark sumner
I am in.

I would buy one.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2007, 08:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,100
Posted By mark sumner
HP2 Battery

Mine has been fine. I do keep it on a Tender.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2007, 09:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,826
Posted By mark sumner
My mistake

It was actaully Jesse Bags that has the windshield. Sorry.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2007, 08:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,826
Posted By mark sumner
If you are willing to sacrifice looks for warmth...

If you are willing to sacrifice looks for warmth take a look at the Cee Bailey website.

<img src ="http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v708/mlsumner/th_HP2002-1.jpg">
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2007, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 463
Posted By mark sumner
HP2 Glitch?

After a gas fill up my display showed a yellow triangle and the motor icon. I looked it up and it is an engine electronic warning. I kept riding the bike which seemed OK. Later I got home turned...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2007, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By mark sumner
Low Seat

I bought one and used it for a while then went back to the original. I sold it to a forum member. I found it too hard for my boney ass. It's really hard. I also got used to the height of the bike...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-26-2007, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 769
Posted By mark sumner
R90

I am doing it. Thanks for pushing me over the edge.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-26-2007, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 769
Posted By mark sumner
Need advice R90/6 for a new rider

This is my first post on this forum. I have a chance to buy a 1975 R90/6 with about 60,000 miles on it. It is far from perefct but the motor and tranny seem really sweet. My question is the brakes....
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2007, 08:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,517
Posted By mark sumner
Tennis Racket Wrap

I've used tennis racket wrap. It also helps keep the heated grips warmer somehow.
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2007, 08:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 613
Posted By mark sumner
Combats

I usually wear a 10 and the 44's fit but roomy.
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