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Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2008, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 426
Posted By Sitnon
Why does my alternator belt squeek?

I recently replaced my alternator belt at 38k miles. The bike would start and idle with no noise, but as soon as I started moving I would hear squeeking for the first ten seconds and then disappear....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2008, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By Sitnon
I have an 04 GS with the aluminum GS cases. The...

I have an 04 GS with the aluminum GS cases. The only mod that had to be made was moving the passenger pegs. Otherwise they should pop right on.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2008, 01:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,775
Posted By Sitnon
Nothing like the smell of dog shit kicked up onto...

Nothing like the smell of dog shit kicked up onto the exhaust pipes and cooking up! Unforgettable.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2008, 01:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,932
Posted By Sitnon
I had the same issue with my '04. I took it in...

I had the same issue with my '04. I took it in while it was still under warranty and found my O2 sensor had died. My bike had gone from about 45 mpg to 32 almost over night. Once the repair had...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-24-2008, 11:13 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,185
Posted By Sitnon
I've had the pleasure to do the majority of this...

I've had the pleasure to do the majority of this ride on a number of occasions. Your choice to skip 95 is a very good one. Waiting around the city until the traffic dies down is a good idea, but...
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2008, 12:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,794
Posted By Sitnon
Craftsman would be fine for what I want to do,...

Craftsman would be fine for what I want to do, but looking through the Sears website I was only finding torque wrenches for larger applications. I didn't see one for some of the finer specifications...
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,794
Posted By Sitnon
where do I get good MC tools?

As the prices of service go up like the price of gas here in NYC;

brake and clutch fluid flush plus mount and balance set of tourances
$1,020.00

I'm looking to do more of my own service. Does...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-09-2008, 01:59 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,106
Posted By Sitnon
I figure this would be a great way to meet all...

I figure this would be a great way to meet all the NY riders. Count me in!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-18-2008, 04:57 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 9,603
Posted By Sitnon
So thrilled to see some like minded riders up in...

So thrilled to see some like minded riders up in the Catskills. My wife and I snagged a little place up in a tiny town near Roxbury called Halcottsville just over two years ago. It's been the best...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-11-2007, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 659
Posted By Sitnon
Service costs at BMW of Manhattan

I recently got a 6000 mile service done on my bike at BMW of Manhattan. For all of you who are going to chastize me for not doing it myself, save it. The final bill for the relatively simple...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2007, 11:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,356
Posted By Sitnon
going the distance

Obvisouly, everybody has their own tricks to get through the day. Whatever works for you is a good way to start this. On that note, I've done numerous 600+ mile days and even a few 1000 mile days. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-14-2007, 01:36 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 14,518
Posted By Sitnon
Anybody still looking to split a site at Tolland...

Anybody still looking to split a site at Tolland State Forest Campground? It's just me, my bike, and a tent.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-11-2007, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By Sitnon
I've had the opportunity to make that trip from...

I've had the opportunity to make that trip from NYC twice in the past four years and highly suggest it to anybody with the time. I'm envious, as there are some really excellent rides up there.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2007, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 981
Posted By Sitnon
I put the Adv. luggage on my standard GS and have...

I put the Adv. luggage on my standard GS and have loved them! The only real complaint I've had about the cases are the plastic hinges holding the top on tend to snap. An easy fix is ti attach a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-24-2007, 06:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,787
Posted By Sitnon
If you're hardwired into the battery without a...

If you're hardwired into the battery without a switch, it doesn't matter if you dry it off after a ride. if and when water hits those live feeds it's gonna short.
Forum: Regional forums 03-24-2007, 07:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,490
Posted By Sitnon
It seems like a lot of us have taken this trip in...

It seems like a lot of us have taken this trip in the past. I've done about 10 R/T these past four years and have a few thoughts. I generally fly from NY to LAX and then on to Sydney. First off...
Forum: Canada 03-04-2007, 05:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 821
Posted By Sitnon
Zorro, It looks and sounds like your trip is...

Zorro,
It looks and sounds like your trip is doable. Is that what you're going after, a doable trip? I took a 2 week, 4000mi trip up through Nova Scotia and Newfoundland from New York City and was...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2007, 03:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,238
Posted By Sitnon
I just tried one on at the Honda motorcycle shop...

I just tried one on at the Honda motorcycle shop on 45th and eleventh. They had a few in the back.

Curtis
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2007, 04:53 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 75,745
Posted By Sitnon
duc, I'm very interested to hear about your...

duc,
I'm very interested to hear about your experience with the new set up. I'm thinking of doing the same thing and would love to get some insight into the pros and cons of such a thing.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-20-2006, 09:40 PM
Replies: 22,218
Views: 1,475,727
Posted By Sitnon
Those little ticket fuck*rs are the reason that...

Those little ticket fuck*rs are the reason that I'm hesistant to wake my bike up for the season. Last year was the worst for insane and unreasonable tickets. I got one for having a cover on my...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-25-2006, 03:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,056
Posted By Sitnon
I have a place about 45 minutes from Oneonta and...

I have a place about 45 minutes from Oneonta and would be quite happy to explore the area on two wheels. I've also spent some time in the Finger Lakes and know that a May trip would be wonderful! ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-25-2006, 03:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,512
Posted By Sitnon
I will not repeat what's already been said, but...

I will not repeat what's already been said, but having done the first portion of this trip a few times the advice is right on track. In fact, if you're interested in some better roads to ride I'd...
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2006, 03:18 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,538
Posted By Sitnon
Gentleman, first I must say it sounds like you...

Gentleman, first I must say it sounds like you had a wonderful time. I've been all of those place, but not at that hour. It would've been great to have seen it without the masses. Second, I've...
Forum: Face plant 02-07-2006, 09:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,581
Posted By Sitnon
If anything, this forum is a reminder to all of...

If anything, this forum is a reminder to all of us. I come here not to read about all the gory details of a terrible accident, but to remind me what is possible out there. Whether it is a first...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2005, 08:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 748
Posted By Sitnon
17' powerbook

Just a thought on the 17' it is a bigg laptop. I have a 12' and many friends with 15 and 17 inch. The 17 incher would be a bit of a hassle if you were to be carrying it around on a regular basis. ...
Forum: Australia 03-13-2005, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 760
Posted By Sitnon
Yank down unda

G'day,
I'm a long way from home and even further from my bike. I'm wondering if anyone knows of a good place to rent a Beemer around the Sydney area. I'm here working for the next three months and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-06-2005, 11:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,266
Posted By Sitnon
Brett, Parking is not a problem at all here in...

Brett,
Parking is not a problem at all here in Manhattan. Bikes are stolen, but it's usually the smaller, lighter crotch rockets that can be thrown in a van by a couple of determined guys. I've...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-05-2005, 10:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,266
Posted By Sitnon
Brett, You do have a bit of motorcycle heaven...

Brett,
You do have a bit of motorcycle heaven over there, but trust that there is some nice riding around New York as well. If you cross the George Washington Bridge and head north on the Palisades...
Forum: Equipment 12-02-2004, 08:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,749
Posted By Sitnon
Could someone direct me to a website where I can...

Could someone direct me to a website where I can do the downloading. I've been out of the country for a month and have missed the entire series. Thanks!

Curtis
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2004, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By Sitnon
The fuel light seems to be the most inconsistent...

The fuel light seems to be the most inconsistent thing on my '04 GS. I've had it come on when there is anywhere between 0.5 gallons and 1.5 gallons left. Seeing that my blood pressure elevates...
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2004, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By Sitnon
Hey Makalu, It's quite simple to put a book on...

Hey Makalu,
It's quite simple to put a book on tape onto the ipod. First, you must import it into a music program, I used iTunes. From there, you can just pop it into your iPod in a flash using...
Forum: Face plant 10-19-2004, 09:00 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,026
Posted By Sitnon
You know the overly litigious society that Kerry...

You know the overly litigious society that Kerry and Edwards are vowing to put an end to? Well, look at yourself in the mirror my friend, because it's people like you who are attempting to sue at...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2004, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 786
Posted By Sitnon
fitting end to a trip

Thought this was a perfect moment on the last rays of sun of a two week adventure to Atlantic Canada
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2004, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,174
Posted By Sitnon
It was near Meat Cove. In fact, that first cove...

It was near Meat Cove. In fact, that first cove that you see in the picture is Meat Cove. I saw no reason to pay $18 for a site crowded with other campers and about 200ft lower. I think I had the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2004, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 1,620,436
Posted By Sitnon
There is a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow....

There is a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. No way could it suck.
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2004, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,174
Posted By Sitnon
Sliding to my death

At the very northern tip of Nova Scotia I was sitting in my tent pearched precariously close to a 300 foot sea cliff enjoying the last rays of the setting sun. The sky was a deep purple with tinges...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2004, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 1,620,436
Posted By Sitnon
Nachtflug, Do you ever swing by Spring St. on...

Nachtflug,
Do you ever swing by Spring St. on Tuesday nights? If so, I'll no longer be frustrated about being unable to post pics and get the judgement first hand. While you're at it, I can see...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2004, 07:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,287
Posted By Sitnon
If I'm correct, which sometimes I'm not, the oil...

If I'm correct, which sometimes I'm not, the oil light does not light up when the oil level drops, but comes on when the oil pressure drops. You could be full of oil and if the pressure drops the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2004, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 1,620,436
Posted By Sitnon
How in God's name do you post with a picture...

How in God's name do you post with a picture included?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2004, 04:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,267
Posted By Sitnon
Tim, You may have something else going on. I...

Tim,
You may have something else going on. I can't imagine what I'd have to do to get a 30mpg with my cases on. I have a GS fitted with the adventure cases and even floating around 75-80 with...
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