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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,537
Posted By flightmedic
Really appreciate all the advice. I really like...

Really appreciate all the advice. I really like the givi seat option that came up. As she has two younger brothers, (4 & 3) I could see that thing getting some serious usage over the coming years! ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,542
Posted By flightmedic
Is not GM dealing with an issue like this? ...

Is not GM dealing with an issue like this? Something about a 25 Million dollar fine?

That alone should persuade folks it is not good. I would be taking it into the shop asap. Start bitching and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,537
Posted By flightmedic
My 6 year old daughter riding with me. Help!

Need some thoughts here. To stay on track I just want to be clear on one thing; we all have different views on situations such as this. Furthermore, I am a firefighter/paramedic and was a...
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By flightmedic
Not sure what you are getting at? Are you...

Not sure what you are getting at? Are you looking to see if you should sell a bike with mikuni's or bings?

My thought is that if they are 40mm flatslides, keep them. Those are great carbs. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,007
Posted By flightmedic
So would it be a stretch to say that the R1150GS...

So would it be a stretch to say that the R1150GS without ABS is the ultimate bike? Me thinks so :)

Going back a couple years I remember two R110GS' that were winding their way through the "lemon...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,122
Posted By flightmedic
I will try to find something for you guys. Let...

I will try to find something for you guys. Let me do a little search!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,122
Posted By flightmedic
Just to stimulate your brain... I took 4"x4"...

Just to stimulate your brain...

I took 4"x4" lexan and, using l brackets mounted to the reservoirs, made my own deflectors for a grand total of maybe $5 on my 04 Adventure. I took this route as I...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-21-2007, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,516
Posted By flightmedic
Run away, run away, run away to save your...

Run away, run away, run away to save your life...... That's how the song went, right?

Those mikunis are great, but to get them to be great takes work. Unless you have a strong knowledge of...
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2006, 03:19 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 70,933
Posted By flightmedic
Funny how many of us are converted crotch rocket...

Funny how many of us are converted crotch rocket guys. I had a couple and they were just too much for me. Meaning that I was going to die. Thought I was mature enough at 30 and bought a RC51, but...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-30-2006, 08:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By flightmedic
Dang.... I count Steve as a friend, (albeit...

Dang....

I count Steve as a friend, (albeit one I haven't talked with in awhile). Working with him at Laurel for two years I never saw any problems with his work. I can say while at Laurel he...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2006, 07:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,941
Posted By flightmedic
The shop I took it to was Belini's Welding and...

The shop I took it to was Belini's Welding and Machine Shop, here in Dixon, Il. Can't say enough good about these guys. They charged time and material for the repair and it came out to a whopping...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-29-2006, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By flightmedic
Thanks guys. I knew that Steve was down in...

Thanks guys. I knew that Steve was down in Chicago somewhere but haven't talked with him in awhile. I had a machine shop who did a hell of a job and were able to clean things up nicely. Talk about...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2006, 11:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,941
Posted By flightmedic
All's well that ends well. Took the bike to the...

All's well that ends well. Took the bike to the machine shop and they were able to clean the threads up. Thanks for all the input and advice. I was so irritated at the possibility of having to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2006, 04:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,941
Posted By flightmedic
Guys, Thanks so far. Yeah, my first...

Guys,

Thanks so far. Yeah, my first thought was that I was getting slag off the old filter, filling the threads. Wasn't the case. Initially I felt like the world's biggest idiot thinking I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-27-2006, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By flightmedic
Help....

Guys,

For some fun reading you might want to look at my diatribe in blood, sweat and gears on how to royally fuck your bike up. Prolly going to need some advice on who should fix her. Steve...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2006, 12:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,941
Posted By flightmedic
Guys, I am exploring some other options...

Guys,

I am exploring some other options at trying to fix this... But in the event they don't work, can you guys start shooting off some recommendations as to who should fix this. I will drive...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2006, 12:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,941
Posted By flightmedic
Just got off the phone with Mischlers up in...

Just got off the phone with Mischlers up in Wisconsin. The part is $10.42. To get at that part and replace all the gaskets and such is about $1800.00.

I am not ashamed to say there were tears...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2006, 12:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,941
Posted By flightmedic
F*$k me! Help!

Guys,

Changing the oil on my GSA. No problem. Changed oil only about 3 million times in my life!

Went to put the oil filter back on, hand tightened it about 6-8 turns with it spinning...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2006, 09:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,297
Posted By flightmedic
Was this bike sold to you as a Police Bike and by...

Was this bike sold to you as a Police Bike and by whom?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-27-2006, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 452
Posted By flightmedic
Anniston, Alabama

Guy's I am going down to Anniston next weekend, (Sun) for a weeklong course on Live chemical agent training at the old Army facility. If perchance I die, I want a memorable ride down to send me off...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2006, 09:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,297
Posted By flightmedic
Shoot a pic. or two.

Shoot a pic. or two.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2006, 09:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,297
Posted By flightmedic
A GS police bike? Never done heard one of those....

A GS police bike? Never done heard one of those. That's pretty cool. Sold Beemers out of the Chicago land area for awhile and I me'member going through the brochure on the Police bikes. Not a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2006, 05:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,261
Posted By flightmedic
Only one flat in 30,000 miles riding on combined...

Only one flat in 30,000 miles riding on combined bikes. Occured after I pulled over to the shoulder to put rain gear on.

If I have to pull over onto the shoulder, I will slow down to a fast walk...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2006, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 521
Posted By flightmedic
2004 GSA recall?

Guys,

Help me out here. I have noticed oblique references to recalls on the transmission. My bike is titled a 04 but was built in late 02. I have noticed that it will pop out of gear...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2006, 05:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,221
Posted By flightmedic
Bavarian Motor Works. The GS stands for...

Bavarian Motor Works. The GS stands for something like gunder straden or gilette shaver or "golly sandy"; but I am not really sure how to pronounce it........
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2006, 04:06 AM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 1,616,763
Posted By flightmedic
Your excellency, (does asskissing get my bike a...

Your excellency, (does asskissing get my bike a good judgement?), the windshield is a Cee Baileys +2 / +2? I have utilized torbinators in addition which may give it the overly large look, but it...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2006, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 1,616,763
Posted By flightmedic
Damnit, foiled again! Let's try this: ...

Damnit, foiled again! Let's try this:
http://flightmedic.smugmug.com/photos/52784693-M.jpg

There we go, here's another:

http://flightmedic.smugmug.com/photos/52784699-M.jpg

Yea me!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2006, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 1,616,763
Posted By flightmedic
After much trepidation and urging, I am posting...

After much trepidation and urging, I am posting for review. Does it suck?
http://flightmedic.smugmug.com/photos/52784693-s.jpg

http://flightmedic.smugmug.com/photos/52784699-s.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2006, 05:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,925
Posted By flightmedic
Why is it that we all find this stuff cool?! We...

Why is it that we all find this stuff cool?! We must all share a deranged gene somewhere....

I mean, looking at it I can think of at least ten reasons why I need one. Ultimately though it is so...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-21-2005, 12:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,863
Posted By flightmedic
After having worked at Laurel BMW for two years,...

After having worked at Laurel BMW for two years, prior to it's closing, all this looks too familiar.

BMW creates such an onerous environment that it is nearly impossible for these owners to make...
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2005, 07:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,876
Posted By flightmedic
I rode 500 miles with a back pack stuffed w/ all...

I rode 500 miles with a back pack stuffed w/ all my wordly possesions. I forget the make of the pack but it had a waist strap. That made all the difference in the world. I cinched that to a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-20-2005, 07:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 941
Posted By flightmedic
Feb. 3-5th, eh? Have the details been pinned...

Feb. 3-5th, eh? Have the details been pinned down?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-20-2005, 06:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 941
Posted By flightmedic
I am not sure what the work fuck thing is but the...

I am not sure what the work fuck thing is but the rest sounds fine. I am crazy enough to enjoy running into burning buildings so that probably sheds alittle light on my current mental stability.
...
Forum: Face plant 12-20-2005, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,427
Posted By flightmedic
I have to join the group of those recommending...

I have to join the group of those recommending medical treatment. The patellar dislocation is one theory but I would be alittle more concerned about you acl (anterior cruciate ligament). I have...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-20-2005, 02:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 941
Posted By flightmedic
oh yeah, skeeter I am in Dixon, Il. The home of...

oh yeah, skeeter I am in Dixon, Il. The home of Ronnie and just down the street from where the great green machine started life.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-20-2005, 02:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 941
Posted By flightmedic
Dang it! I can never figure out this posting of...

Dang it! I can never figure out this posting of pictures stuff. Here's the link.http://flightmedic.smugmug.com/gallery/1056056
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-20-2005, 02:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 941
Posted By flightmedic
http://flightmedic.smugmug.com/gallery/1056056 ...

http://flightmedic.smugmug.com/gallery/1056056

Here she is guys. Hopefully this assures my inductment into this vested hall of goofiness.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-20-2005, 01:49 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 24,164
Posted By flightmedic
Count me in. It sounds like a blast.

Count me in. It sounds like a blast.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-20-2005, 01:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,783
Posted By flightmedic
I am all for that! Any takers on this, PM with...

I am all for that! Any takers on this, PM with your interest and come spring I will set something up.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-20-2005, 01:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 941
Posted By flightmedic
Entertainment coordinator! See I knew...

Entertainment coordinator!

See I knew eating all those paint chips and glue as a kid would get me somewhere.... If those kids from the short bus could only see me now!
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