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Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2009, 05:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By kines
Interesting. Mine's always run in neutral with...

Interesting. Mine's always run in neutral with the stand down.

But anyway, that part wouldn't bother me, it's just the random numbers showing up on the indicator while I ride that's going to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2009, 05:15 AM
Replies: 8,190
Views: 4,249,198
Posted By kines
Sweet. Great jams, too. I wore the grooves out...

Sweet. Great jams, too. I wore the grooves out of Exit Stage Left when I was in HS, but I don't think I've ever heard the studio version of that tune. Or at least not in 30 years.

KN
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2009, 05:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By kines
random number generator

Rode for two hours in the rain yesterday, in case that makes a difference....

Rode into work this am and the gear indicator went random on me. Mechanically everything seems normal (except the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2006, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8,190
Views: 4,249,198
Posted By kines
That's weird. Everything I love is there, too! ...

That's weird. Everything I love is there, too!
:evil


:rofl



.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2006, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,078
Posted By kines
recall issues

I have three recalls pending on my 05 GS. One is nothing - rerouting and securing a cable. One sounds reasonable - an O-ring replacement in the fuel pump.

The third, though, sounds a little too...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2006, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By kines
Thanks - I did a search, but of course there's...

Thanks - I did a search, but of course there's some damn common keywords involved here...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2006, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By kines
Me too. Now someone's going to tell us I...

Me too. Now someone's going to tell us I "overcooked" the battery by using the charger....
:lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2006, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By kines
battery life

How long did your first R1200GS battery last? I have previously had batteries last 5+ years, so maybe my expectations are too high, BUT - my GS failed to start last week when the AM temp was 36F. A...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2006, 10:57 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,156
Posted By kines
post a picture of your KLR and I'll tell you if...

post a picture of your KLR and I'll tell you if it sucks.


it sucks.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2006, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 907
Posted By kines
Why does it do this? I find this really...

Why does it do this? I find this really annoying. I was ready to take it back to the dealer for repair - I'm glad I searched here first! Seriously - a $15k bike should have a fuel gauge that...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2006, 06:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,465
Posted By kines
No problem, I agree with you and I'm a 1200...

No problem, I agree with you and I'm a 1200 owner. So I guess I'm more of a H2 kinda guy. I'm OK with that.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2006, 10:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,973
Posted By kines
:lol3:rofl I feel your pain. I got a cramp...

:lol3:rofl

I feel your pain. I got a cramp in my cheek one afternoon when I was in college, from smiling too much. :D I'm pretty sure I was stoned.

Ah those were the days.... (well, they were...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2006, 08:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,321
Posted By kines
I don't have too many motorcycles, but I have too...

I don't have too many motorcycles, but I have too many bicycles, and maybe the reason I know can be extrapolated to motorcycles as well.

I needed some plumbing work in the basement. The plummer...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2006, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
oil
Views: 722
Posted By kines
Interesting. Thanks for the input. This is...

Interesting. Thanks for the input. This is something else on which I've been given a spectrum of answers. Yours is one extreme, the other is that burning one quart per 600 miles is normal,...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2006, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
oil
Views: 722
Posted By kines
oil

I have another one that is probably FAQ, but "oil" is "too common to search"....


I want to top off my 12gs for the first time. Called the dealer yesterday, they said 10-40, and must be...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2006, 01:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,038
Posted By kines
how much oil consumption

Sorry I know I've seen it here recently, but can't find it on a search.

How much oil consumption is normal on the 12GS in the first few thousand miles?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2006, 07:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,392
Posted By kines
Agreed. That puts into words what I experienced...

Agreed. That puts into words what I experienced after a related posting I made here complaining about the telelever.

I had brought my 12GS in for the first service and they gave me a Dakar...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2006, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,390
Posted By kines
too much fluff. not enough bike. ...

too much fluff. not enough bike. http://www.advrider.com/forums/images/icons/icon13.gif

but it was pleasant to watch.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2006, 07:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,869
Posted By kines
I'm a little confused. How did your snorkel fill...

I'm a little confused. How did your snorkel fill with sand and granola, yet not a spec of dust managed to touch the entire rest of the bike?!? :ear
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2006, 07:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,439
Posted By kines
Have you jacked up the front yet? Try that...

Have you jacked up the front yet? Try that first. (front hi, rear low)
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2006, 11:41 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,271
Posted By kines
More "Englishisms": We drive on a parkway,...

More "Englishisms":

We drive on a parkway, yet we park on a driveway!

http://www.advrider.com/forums/images/icons/eek7.gif
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2006, 04:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By kines
And that water is very liquidy! His hands...

And that water is very liquidy!

His hands were probably too numb from the 2 hours for a current photo.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2006, 04:49 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,824
Posted By kines
.....and you were there...... to pick up some...

.....and you were there...... to pick up some tassles for the GS?!? :huh

http://www.advrider.com/forums/images/icons/icon10.gif
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2006, 12:41 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,824
Posted By kines
I have a 1200GS and a Ducati 996, and I know for...

I have a 1200GS and a Ducati 996, and I know for sure that I am the limiting factor. Or, well, my balls are.... http://www.advrider.com/forums/images/icons/Laughing.gif

While we're on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2006, 11:23 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,824
Posted By kines
I think you're forgetting the definition of...

I think you're forgetting the definition of "squid"

It's not Rossi. And it's not a highly skilled rider who gets near the performance envelope of a superbike. Those guys definitely don't need to...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2006, 10:31 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,824
Posted By kines
Run Forest! I just read the whole ad...

Run Forest!


I just read the whole ad for the first time,. and I think I get it now. It goes on to say "so look out, squids". It is written from the point of view of an 18 year old who's...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2006, 07:53 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,824
Posted By kines
The latest edition of Motorcyclist has the ad,...

The latest edition of Motorcyclist has the ad, too. And they also have a page on the R1200S. Now that's not an ugly bike, and in fact is the best looking BMW I can think of ever seeing!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2006, 04:53 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,824
Posted By kines
Cliché alert...... <p><p>Beauty is in the eye of...

Cliché alert...... <p><p>Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. This 1200GS is my first Beemer, but I've had my eyes open for a while. For years, the 1100/1150GS seemed to be everything I wanted in...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2006, 04:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,316
Posted By kines
I find this bike very easy to ride compared to...

I find this bike very easy to ride compared to others I have or have had. I think with the experience you have that you should consider the possibility that something is wrong with the bike, not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-07-2006, 07:07 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,911
Posted By kines
I am fortunate to live in a beautiful area for...

I am fortunate to live in a beautiful area for the sport (NC foothills) but it absolutely infuriates me when I'm trying to enjoy a little outdoor peace on the Blue Ridge and those Harley morons who...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2006, 06:16 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,271
Posted By kines
Thank goodness BMW has never opted to add an aux...

Thank goodness BMW has never opted to add an aux fan to combat stupidity! But it's probably in the works....<p><p>My wife's air cooled Porsche has one.<p><p>Any reports of these bikes having such...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2006, 07:29 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,271
Posted By kines
sorry to see that. hopefully you'll get an...

sorry to see that. hopefully you'll get an answer. maybe has something to do with the owner's manual admonition: don't let it run idle after starting - just take off immediately. I have certainly...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2006, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4,753
Views: 1,644,591
Posted By kines
Wait let me guess - it's Photoshop... the dust...

Wait let me guess - it's Photoshop... the dust trail of the vehicle in the distance is unchanged. OK I've enjoyed my conversation with myself - I'll be getting my coat now....

:1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2006, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4,753
Views: 1,644,591
Posted By kines
Is that Photoshop, or a tripod? ...

Is that Photoshop, or a tripod? http://www.advrider.com/forums/images/icons/cool2.gif
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2006, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 814
Posted By kines
I was on the couch reading about motorcycles or...

I was on the couch reading about motorcycles or something, my wife who cares little about my bikes was watching TV and said "hey - that was your Beamer!". <p>Shocked me when I saw it again and she...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2006, 06:38 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 23,920
Posted By kines
Hopefully you are referring to Carolina BMW in...

Hopefully you are referring to Carolina BMW in Greensboro, since that's where my bike will be going if ever it needs it.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2006, 04:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,744
Posted By kines
The car, I have no clue. The bike appears to be a...

The car, I have no clue. The bike appears to be a Montgomery Wards Riverside Moped, likely made by Benelli.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2006, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By kines
Don't know nuthin' bout exhaust sounds, but...

Don't know nuthin' bout exhaust sounds, but running your bike with the garage doors down is called suicide. Or at least a bright red brain from the CO. But you probably kinew that. Cherry brain. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2006, 10:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,744
Posted By kines
My son is about that age now. My plan is to...

My son is about that age now. My plan is to reproduce the photo as closely as possible using him on the back, and my red bike, a Ducati 996. Then I'll put the two side by side in a frame.

One...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2006, 10:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,744
Posted By kines
Close. In my youth (the decade after this photo)...

Close. In my youth (the decade after this photo) I can recall him mowing the yard - picture this - in a V-neck white T, plaid bermudas, often with huge boxers hanging out, dark dress socks, and...
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