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Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2008, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By 718Rider
I had a problem trying to get the Laser Chip to...

I had a problem trying to get the Laser Chip to work with my Laser exhaust, ended up pulling the Cat Code Plug which makes the bike run richer all the time. Works great.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2008, 07:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,073
Posted By 718Rider
The screen is a KTM part off a 97-98 640...

The screen is a KTM part off a 97-98 640 Adventure, so perhaps....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2008, 07:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,073
Posted By 718Rider
1100GS with Desiterto (Pics)

Many thanks to Mark who sold me the Desirto fairing off the crashed bike he bought. I had it painted by Empire GP in NY who did a fantastic job at a fair price. For the record - they repair tanks,...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2008, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By 718Rider
Additional Powerlet on R1100GS?

I want to install an additional powerlet plug on my 1100gs to charge my phone/GPS. Anyone know if the 1150GS kit wiil work or have suggestions of locations on the bike to add an additional outlet?...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2008, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By 718Rider
crickets... does anyone live in and around nyc...

crickets... does anyone live in and around nyc and know any good indy wrenches?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2008, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By 718Rider
NYC Service ? - 1100GS

I'm in NYC and need to get an inspection and have my clutch cable adjusted. I'm not a wrench by any stretch, but wanted to know if anyone knew of a guy who could adjust my clutch cable. The...
Forum: Vendors 03-22-2007, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 884
Posted By 718Rider
Will those brake lines fit my 1100GS?

Will those brake lines fit my 1100GS?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2007, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By 718Rider
Stainless Brake Lines 1100GS - which ones?

I'm about to pull the bike from storage and when I put her away, the brake lines were on their last legs. I want to replace them with stainless lines, and wanted to know if you guys had any input? ...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2007, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By 718Rider
I have an aftermarket pipe, and ride my 1100...

I have an aftermarket pipe, and ride my 1100 pretty hard. I rarely see anything over 35MPG and if I'm on the hwy flogging it at 85-95 MPH I tend to get around 30MPG.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2006, 06:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,805
Posted By 718Rider
Cold weather throttle wheelies

Gotta love it. I'm in NYC and was pulling around the corner onto my block last night when it was a brisk 50 degrees. Gunned it in first gear on my 1100GS and pulled the front wheel off the ground...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2006, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 615
Posted By 718Rider
I've got an open pipe on my 1100GS and pulled the...

I've got an open pipe on my 1100GS and pulled the Cat Code plug and get about 38-39 on the hwy - running 80-80MPH and when I flog the piss out of it I get in the low 30's.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2006, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 826
Posted By 718Rider
I've got the same prob. now on my '98, but...

I've got the same prob. now on my '98, but haven't done anything about it yet.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2006, 09:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,304
Posted By 718Rider
I had an 1100S, and still WISH I had that bike. ...

I had an 1100S, and still WISH I had that bike. I had an aftermarket (Vanderlinde) Exhaust and Chip installed as well as a high flow airfliter and larger intake. That bike was very fast. I...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2006, 06:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,731
Posted By 718Rider
I've had 3 and they're all still going strong. I...

I've had 3 and they're all still going strong. I use the flash (shuffle) for rugged stuff - gym/running/bike, etc... and no problem. I fried an Archos on my bike b/c it couldn't take the vibes. I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2006, 08:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,600
Posted By 718Rider
VMax. Those things are bad a** bikes. If I was...

VMax. Those things are bad a** bikes. If I was to go the cruiser route - definately the VMAX. Nasty nasty.
Forum: Vendors 07-11-2006, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 410
Posted By 718Rider
+1 for Rapid Dog. His barbacks are sweet if...

+1 for Rapid Dog. His barbacks are sweet if you've got an S.
Forum: Vendors 07-11-2006, 06:50 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 12,894
Posted By 718Rider
It's a pretty common practice actually, and I've...

It's a pretty common practice actually, and I've got some experience in the wholesale marketplace. Here's the deal - a manufactuer with limited brand awareness hires a distributor or sales agent to...
Forum: Vendors 07-10-2006, 12:29 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 12,894
Posted By 718Rider
+1 if this is the maufacture trying to screw over...

+1 if this is the maufacture trying to screw over their dealers who's took the risk to try and build share in the first place.
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2006, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 735
Posted By 718Rider
Adventure Grill that fits in your pocket

http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/images/uploads/7-5-grilliput.jpg

http://charlesandmarie.com/blog/modern_living/wp-content/grilliput1.jpg

saw this online today. pretty cool.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2006, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 441
Posted By 718Rider
Need help w/light guard install on r1100gs

I bought a hepco and becker headlight protector online and it came w/screws and no directions. For the life of me I can't figure out how or where to mount this thing. Does anyone have any...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2006, 08:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,246
Posted By 718Rider
1200S Test Ride Report

I had the chance to finally see the new R1200S in person today. I took a ride on the 1100GS up to BMW of Manhattan hoping to get a peak at the new S and hopefully score a test ride. When I arrive,...
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2006, 08:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 18,264
Posted By 718Rider
If it's been a while since he's been on a bike,...

If it's been a while since he's been on a bike, I'd say get the VFR.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2006, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By 718Rider
It's based on the 1200S, NOT the R1200GS that's...

It's based on the 1200S, NOT the R1200GS that's why. HPSport (S based) HP2 - GS Based.
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2006, 10:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,253
Posted By 718Rider
Why not throw a pipe on your RT? It will stop...

Why not throw a pipe on your RT? It will stop sounding like a sewing machine and put some more life into the bike. I've heard a lot of +'s about the Sprint ST's though I would NOT buy one new. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2006, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By 718Rider
I guess it depends on what's driving your...

I guess it depends on what's driving your decision. Cost?

The 1100 & 1150 are not that different.

1150 has more power
1150 has 6 speeds, 1100 has 5 speeds
1150 has a hyrdaulic clutch, 1100...
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2006, 02:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,882
Posted By 718Rider
I juster ordered the Ultra II Kevlar pants. I'm...

I juster ordered the Ultra II Kevlar pants. I'm in NYC and concerned about the heat, but want an all around pant and didn't think I needed the mesh.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2006, 11:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,923
Posted By 718Rider
Points of Reference *measured in dBA or decibels ...

Points of Reference *measured in dBA or decibels

0 The softest sound a person can hear with normal hearing
10 normal breathing
20...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2006, 12:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,556
Posted By 718Rider
I bought my 1100 last summer, and couldn't (at...

I bought my 1100 last summer, and couldn't (at the time) justify the price differnce between the 1100 & 1150.

w/the 1150 you get:
6th gear (which is lower in the adv model)
hydraulic clutch...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2006, 07:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,264
Posted By 718Rider
How about the Laser w/the baffle in?

How about the Laser w/the baffle in?
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2006, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 873
Posted By 718Rider
Need Help Selecting Overpants (AGATT)

I'm looking for a pair of overpants. I live in NYC, so want a 3 season pant. I don't ride in the winter, and also have a pair of leathers I usually wear when I'm riding on the weekends. I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2006, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By 718Rider
1100GS Gas Mileage ?

I pulled the Cat Code plug on my 98 1100GS after installing a Laser Exhasut Pipe. It's running much smoother now.

I just came back from a 1000 mile trip to VA and was averaging around 37.5 MPG on...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2006, 07:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,372
Posted By 718Rider
I paid $5800 last summer for my 98 w/22,000...

I paid $5800 last summer for my 98 w/22,000 miles. Came w/system cases & a corbin.

Needed a new front tire & 24,000 mi service shortly there after which ran a little over a grand. If I could do...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2006, 06:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By 718Rider
bump

bump
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2006, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By 718Rider
laser chip problem r1100gs

Ok, I read the archives on this and it seems like I'm not the only one to have a problem. I finally got my Laser exhaust installed, but am having chip problems. I pulled the ECU (I did this on my...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2006, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By 718Rider
bump

bump
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2006, 02:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 364
Posted By 718Rider
Need help w/GS exhaust install - I'm STUCK!

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=127230
Cross post - need help guys!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2006, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By 718Rider
Need help NOW w/exhaust install on R1100GS

Ok, I'm installing a Laser exhaust on my r1100 and need help. I can't get the final fitting right. It looks like the bolt on the mounting bracket is going to rub my tire. If I tighten the bolt all...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2006, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By 718Rider
Help - De-Winterizing my GS

I'm going to pull my GS out of storage on Saturday (98 R1100GS). I changed the oil and put sta-bil in the tank before I put it away in late Novemeber. The bike has not been on a tender. I have the...
Forum: Face plant 03-21-2006, 08:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,065
Posted By 718Rider
LAME. Those stunts weren't even that cool. I've...

LAME. Those stunts weren't even that cool. I've seen better wheelies going home across the Brooklyn Bridge.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2006, 01:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,454
Posted By 718Rider
up, up,down, down, left, right, left, right, a,...

up, up,down, down, left, right, left, right, a, b, a, b, select, start
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