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Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By kam
Have not been on a ride since this happens, so...

Have not been on a ride since this happens, so not sure...but I started the bike the other day...started right up.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2009, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By kam
Bad gas...or something worse...

I did an overnighter to Snowshoe WV yesterday and had a great ride on a perfect summer Saturday. Got up early this am to ride home and started my bike, which started immediately...idled for about...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2009, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By kam
Been around since 06....good referrals....sounds...

Been around since 06....good referrals....sounds good to me. Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2009, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By kam
GS rental in Denver

Does anyone have any experience with this company?

http://www.tourbikes.com/bikes.html They rent all manner of bikes including 12GS's and....F800 GS's!

I'd like to rent a GS for 3 or 4 days...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2008, 07:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By kam
I forgot to mention...non abs bike, no servo...

I forgot to mention...non abs bike, no servo motor.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2008, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By kam
Fuel pump sound at startup?

06 1200GS, about 15K miles. I've noticed a short squawk-like sound (similar to the sound made when wiping glass w/windex...) when I turn the key from off to on, and before actually pressing the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2008, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By kam
No problems here. Easy install too.

No problems here. Easy install too.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2008, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 313,476
Posted By kam
I'm assuming this only applies to bikes within...

I'm assuming this only applies to bikes within the VIN range posted previously.
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2008, 02:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,774
Posted By kam
UA boxer briefs in summer, Smartwool boxer briefs...

UA boxer briefs in summer, Smartwool boxer briefs in winter.

Patagonia LS capilene 1 or UA longsleeve shirts in summer, Icebreaker wool shirts in winter. A LONG sleeve shirt w/wicking properties...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2008, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 313,476
Posted By kam
Well, I'm not so sure...when I came down to the...

Well, I'm not so sure...when I came down to the garage where my bike was parked, it had been moved and the little parking light was eerily glowing. When I put the key in (or maybe even before that)...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2008, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 313,476
Posted By kam
I don't remember the details too well...but a...

I don't remember the details too well...but a buddy had jumper cables and we did it the old fashioned way. My key in, turned on, his bike was on and when I pressed the starter...it started. I had a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2008, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 313,476
Posted By kam
Sooo, my O5 GS VIN preceeds the first...

Sooo, my O5 GS VIN preceeds the first number...but last year, before I had heard about the dreaded EWS ring antenna, some jagoff tried to steal my bike while on tour in VA. Melted the wiring on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2008, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By kam
That's rough....most dealers I've had experience...

That's rough....most dealers I've had experience with have been more than helpful to touring riders in need.

Colorado Springs eh???
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2008, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 313,476
Posted By kam
The thing is in the original BMW parts box w/the...

The thing is in the original BMW parts box w/the receipt taped to it...as it was shipped from the dealer. This is one time I wish I had skipped the instant gratification of internet ordering and...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2008, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 313,476
Posted By kam
Well, with the new part number emerging, I called...

Well, with the new part number emerging, I called Chicago BMW last night to see if I could exchange #207, which I bought from them in January, is still in its box w/reciept attached, for 247...and...
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2008, 02:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 435
Posted By kam
Bike cover question

I just go a new cover from aerostich for my GS. The garage where I keep my bike is a little damp/humid. Does anyone think it would be a bad idea (condensationwise) to cover the bike in this indoor...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2008, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 313,476
Posted By kam
Stupid question here....is there any potential...

Stupid question here....is there any potential risk keeping the spare key and spare ring antenna taped together in the same stuff sack?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2008, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 313,476
Posted By kam
The part ending in 207 is the newer one...at...

The part ending in 207 is the newer one...at least that is what I was told when I ordered mine from Chicago BMW last fall.
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,631
Posted By kam
6' 183 lbs and 42 chest. 42 R fits perfectly. ...

6' 183 lbs and 42 chest. 42 R fits perfectly. You don't want to size this suit too big, it is designed to fit....and with the liners will take up some space if you get them.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2008, 03:57 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 15,451
Posted By kam
Not yet....

Not yet....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2007, 07:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,593
Posted By kam
About 12K miles on my 06 w/NO problems until some...

About 12K miles on my 06 w/NO problems until some D-B's tried to steal it in Staunton VA....now, with a new ignition assly...and my own paranoia...I've ordered a spare ring antenna....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2007, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 313,476
Posted By kam
This was my response from Chicago BMW: ...

This was my response from Chicago BMW:

"Pleae use 61357714207. Thank You , Chicago BMW"
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2007, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 313,476
Posted By kam
Can someone tell me which one is the NEWER part...

Can someone tell me which one is the NEWER part number? They both come up in a part number search at Chicago BMW's parts page.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2007, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 313,476
Posted By kam
I'm curious to know how many of you have...

I'm curious to know how many of you have purchased a spare ring antenna? Is there a sticky or link on how to do the "roadside repair" if you do happen to get stuck in the middle of nowhere?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2007, 02:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,607
Posted By kam
I have an early 06 GS...bought it in April...I...

I have an early 06 GS...bought it in April...I guess that's early. Anyway, is there an easy way to tell whether I have the "fixed" centerstand?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-02-2007, 08:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,567
Posted By kam
I've mostly ridden the pkwy in the fall...and you...

I've mostly ridden the pkwy in the fall...and you definitely have to avoid the weekends then. Passing cars/vans isn't that big of a deal, but the RV's can be a nightmare.

I've never stayed in...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2007, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 607,957
Posted By kam
The CB "summer sport" screen was a headache...

The CB "summer sport" screen was a headache machine for me. Headache after 10 minutes. Mine is for sale for any reasonable offer. Used only once and for a single day ride.

I now run the vario...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2007, 01:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,845
Posted By kam
I started w/the OEM bag, but never liked it, and...

I started w/the OEM bag, but never liked it, and have gone thru two of the sticky velcro things that go on the tank. I've gone w/the smaller TT day trip bag and really like it. Holds WAY...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2007, 01:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,820
Posted By kam
This is exactly why mine is also now sitting on...

This is exactly why mine is also now sitting on the shelf and collecting dust, while the B-T jr has been working flawlessly.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2007, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 985
Posted By kam
Thanks all, I've gone ahead and ordered the...

Thanks all, I've gone ahead and ordered the "cheaper" 46DRS.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2007, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 985
Posted By kam
Jim, I have what equates to the more expensive...

Jim,
I have what equates to the more expensive shock on my mille/tuonoR's and had one on my R1100S, but yes, I rarely played with anything but the preload and rebound occasionally. I was more...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2007, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 985
Posted By kam
Tbone, they both have the remote preload knob. ...

Tbone, they both have the remote preload knob. The more expensive one has compression damping/ride height adjustment...and the internal setup of the shock is different as well.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2007, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 985
Posted By kam
Which Ohlins

Ok, I'm getting ready to bite the bullet and order a rear shock from Hardracing. Just wondering if there were any strong opinions one way or the other regarding the two shocks they offer for the GS....
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2007, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 625
Posted By kam
Okay...so how about the R2pro vs the Airflow? R2...

Okay...so how about the R2pro vs the Airflow? R2 has to be somewhat warmer due to that substantial back protector.
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2007, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By kam
Brilliant!

Brilliant!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2007, 05:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,356
Posted By kam
Well, to f/u...the battery tender jr. connected...

Well, to f/u...the battery tender jr. connected directly w/clips charged the batt up overnight. Bike started on first try, and again this am on first try (without having been on the charger...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2007, 11:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,955
Posted By kam
In the garage or if on a soft...

In the garage or if on a soft surface...centerstand.

Someone astutely pointed out that the bike is probably more stable (assuming on a fairly level solid surface) on the sidestand. IE less...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2007, 12:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,356
Posted By kam
I have followed the A/S protocol in the past. ...

I have followed the A/S protocol in the past. I'm wondering if leaving the charger connected...even if using that protocol properly...for an extended period of time, will drain the battery. The...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2007, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,073
Posted By kam
Not having seen this atlas, I can't comment, but...

Not having seen this atlas, I can't comment, but I have found the Michelin maps to be the best...when you can find them. Very detailed, and they have the green dots on scenic routes that I have...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2007, 06:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,356
Posted By kam
How would you guys clean the fur off the battery...

How would you guys clean the fur off the battery terminals?

Should I use dielectric grease thereafter?

Is it safe to just disconnect both battery terminals, put the BTJ SAE loops on the...
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