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Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 309
Posted By primemover
adjusting suspension (2013 r1200gs) for "load"

Hi All...

am headed for a backpacking trip to GA on my 2013 R1200GS! I've got a full pack (~35 lbs), plus various other gear on the back rack/in side cases...

I've never tinkered with the...
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 820
Posted By primemover
great! ordered one last eve (1 gal). I think 1g...

great! ordered one last eve (1 gal). I think 1g is good for now... thanks
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 820
Posted By primemover
YUP! thanks.... am not getting a mounting plate...

YUP! thanks.... am not getting a mounting plate though.... they have so many nice little slots, that i'm assuming i'll be able to sinch it down well with some straps. Also, i'll be turning it the...
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 820
Posted By primemover
Rotopax on R1200GS (using spare rack under passanger seat for mounting)

Hi All....

has anyone tried to mount one of these cans to rack under passanger seat (seat removed of course!) of a R1200GS?

They are 9.5 x 13.5 x 3 and based on my measurements looks like one...
Forum: Americas 05-06-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 300
Posted By primemover
note: sorry, did not realize google maps sent me...

note: sorry, did not realize google maps sent me inland from acadia... i'd prob hug coast..
Forum: Americas 05-06-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 300
Posted By primemover
tips for routing from Quebec to Acadia ME (and then down to Boston)

Ok,

After scanning various schedules, this is what i have come up with for a general "idea" for a ride.

I need to head to Quebec Can. (from central NJ) on May 27 or 28th. Sadly, i have to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-03-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By primemover
thanks... since posting this, my plans have...

thanks... since posting this, my plans have changed a TAD! I need to make a B-LINE from NJ to Quebec (might even do it in a day!! - yeah, slab... will stink, but may have to do it that way).
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 907
Posted By primemover
Hey... it is a 2013 and is oil cooled. What i...

Hey... it is a 2013 and is oil cooled. What i think happend was that they did not get teh new water cooled outteh door fast enough, so, the first few 2013 were oil. I think this is why i got such a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 907
Posted By primemover
Hey... it is a 2013 and is oil cooled. What i...

Hey... it is a 2013 and is oil cooled. What i think happend was that they did not get teh new water cooled outteh door fast enough, so, the first few 2013 were oil. I think this is why i got such a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 907
Posted By primemover
Hey.... it is a 2013 and it is "oil" (i think...

Hey.... it is a 2013 and it is "oil" (i think what happened is that they did NOT get the new model OUT THE DOOR fast enough to have ALL 2013s be water - i think that is why i got a great deal on...
Forum: Americas 05-01-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 249
Posted By primemover
route planning (NJ, Quebec, Nova Scotia!)

am newish - posted this in regional first (by mistake)
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Hi All...

ok, am getting set to take my NEW R1200GS on its first BIG TRIP!


Need to be in Quebec City (for work) late may...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-01-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By primemover
ooppsss... did not know there was a "trip...

ooppsss... did not know there was a "trip planning" forum! i moved this over there!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-01-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By primemover
routing ideas (NJ, Quebec, Novia Scotia!)

Hi All...

ok, am getting set to take my NEW R1200GS on its first BIG TRIP!

Need to be in Quebec City (for work) late may...

am hoping to get to Novia Scotia as well...

basic...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By primemover
soft side cases (what ya'll think of Wolfman Exp. Dry Bags)

yup!

am tricking out my bike FAST!

need to get ready for a trip to canada in a month!

i had H.T. Tetons on my F650, but, sadly, they do not transfer over (worst part is that i LOOSE all...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 907
Posted By primemover
yo!! PM me with deets!!! am interested... ...

yo!!

PM me with deets!!! am interested...

i did get a set of t.t. for my f650 gs, so... those are of interest too... thanks all!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 907
Posted By primemover
well... the deed is done! now to start adjusting! (bar risers?)

Hi All...

ok, picked up my 2013 R1200gs (oil cooled) on fri!!! :clap

i knew (based on test ride) that i would need bar risers (i confirmed this
today by taking some pics of me on old bike -...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By primemover
How the freak did I miss that? Sorry......

How the freak did I miss that?

Sorry... thanks!
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By primemover
am kind'a new-ish here (classified section)

Hi All...

is there un "offical" classified section here on ADV or are things just posted in here (Equip) with other equip types posts?

am going to be on the lookout for some used equip...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,231
Posted By primemover
Ooppps... sorry. Realised last eve that I did...

Ooppps... sorry. Realised last eve that I did not include my specs:

Am 5'11" with inseam of about 34"

Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,231
Posted By primemover
so... i did it! (new r1200gs); question re ergonomics

Hi All!

:D

yup, i'm upgrading from my F650gs (had it for ~7 years; ~34,000 miles) to
an r1200gs (yeah, took long enough!).

Anyway, since i have had my F for a WAY long time, i had it...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 902
Posted By primemover
HEY! thanks for the tip (re: loop bags -- they...

HEY! thanks for the tip (re: loop bags -- they look neat! and worth a try - no harm in getting them, then, if i do not like, off load... no harm/foul).

Look for an e-mail in day or so re:...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 902
Posted By primemover
that's good.... yeah, mistyped... should have...

that's good.... yeah, mistyped... should have been farks....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 902
Posted By primemover
sorry for the delay... GS; thanks re: engine...

sorry for the delay... GS; thanks re: engine guards.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 902
Posted By primemover
which fracks to try and get (bundled with purchase)

Hi all...

So I'm getting close to a purchase here (might be 2013 demo - non water).

Am told that certain "bolt on" accessories may be able to be addeded into purchase
and included with monthly...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,557
Posted By primemover
indeed (ccbmw) - I have spoken with Max (re:...

indeed (ccbmw) - I have spoken with Max (re: used) but, yes, i prob should also speak with max re: new (just to see what they can come up with), but... it would need to be a GOODLY difference for me...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,557
Posted By primemover
ok then! proof that i'm not as "over the hill"...

ok then! proof that i'm not as "over the hill" as i thought! ;)

thanks... and GOOD FOR YOU.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,557
Posted By primemover
yeah, i missed THAT at my local dealer, but am...

yeah, i missed THAT at my local dealer, but am hoping the "demo" deal i'm working on will be just as attractive.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,557
Posted By primemover
am hoping ma boy will want to start right 2-up...

am hoping ma boy will want to start right 2-up with me (he's 13 now), but he appears to, in his words "...already spend enough time with me..." (said while giggling!)... manybe someday!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,557
Posted By primemover
I did all (and i mean ALL) maint on my F650 (fork...

I did all (and i mean ALL) maint on my F650 (fork seals, changed the shock, valves - of course -, etc...) and am glad for it (and i think, a better men! as i had NO automotive skills going into...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,557
Posted By primemover
am negotiating a "demo" deal right now... ...

am negotiating a "demo" deal right now... looking promising....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,557
Posted By primemover
Lol! Yeah.. I guess I'm playing the "poor old...

Lol! Yeah.. I guess I'm playing the "poor old man" card a tad early... it did not occur to me that I would ride past 60... but I guess I could!

Thanks for grounding me!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,557
Posted By primemover
thanks for ALL the great ideas/tips...

thanks for ALL the great ideas/tips...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,557
Posted By primemover
really kind'a meant "...do not know the history...

really kind'a meant "...do not know the history -- no idea how hard they have been riden..."
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,557
Posted By primemover
am about to TAKE THE PLUNGE (buying new r1200gs)

Hi All...

Well, after about six years (and about 34k miles) with my 2001 F650GS, i am VERY CLOSE to upgrading to a new R1200GS (though not the new water cooled version).

I had conisdered...
Forum: Americas 07-30-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 420
Posted By primemover
Rental Places in (north mid west) - WY, NE, SD

Hi All...

PRIME is TRYING to dig his way OUT from under a pile of CRAP!

My brother is asking me to join him on a trip to the below areas (for hiking)
and he thought that if i rented a moto to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-07-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By primemover
2 up liability/insurance concerns...

Hi All...

ok, this is the deal (am looking for your BEST or WORST horror story - seriously!)...

i am considering taking my 14 year old nephew (soon, 15) riding with me (my boy, 12 has NO...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-23-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By primemover
ah! was NOT signed in when searching for...

ah!

was NOT signed in when searching for it!

thanks
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-23-2011, 06:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By primemover
? a classified forum?

Hi All...

been out of the loop for QUITE a while!

i thought there was a classified forum here...?

? cannot seem to locate it...
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2009, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By primemover
i've been called many things...... never...

i've been called many things......

never CONCISE!

;)
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2009, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By primemover
here are 2 videos of the trip... Leg 1: ...

here are 2 videos of the trip...

Leg 1:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRF_jUIsm64


Leg 2:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LaRtGvzF-dU
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