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Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,123
Posted By Buck760
Does anybody know if the white/black can be...

Does anybody know if the white/black can be ordered with the GSA wheels? I saw one at the local dealer with the silver spoked rims, and didn't care for it. I think it was 09 that they had a special...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,234
Posted By Buck760
The 1150 service manual I had was on a CD...I...

The 1150 service manual I had was on a CD...I copied it to iBooks as a PDF from the CD (no printing required).
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,234
Posted By Buck760
I have the service manuals from my ex-1150GS, and...

I have the service manuals from my ex-1150GS, and my current Road King on my iPad 2. As I recall, I loaded the PDF onto the iBook application on my desktop Mac, synced, and it is available in my...
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,280
Posted By Buck760
I used to commute year-round when I lived in the...

I used to commute year-round when I lived in the PNW. Had a heated Corbin, and used it almost every day. Your riding habits and climate may vary.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,437
Posted By Buck760
A couple summers ago, I chased a similar problem...

A couple summers ago, I chased a similar problem on my 02. Did the usual valve adjustment, TB sync, etc., even had the TB's rebuilt by Bing. It ended up being the fuel injectors - replaced with new...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 15,707
Posted By Buck760
Congrats, and thanks for posting up pricing info.

Congrats, and thanks for posting up pricing info.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By Buck760
I had the same setup on my 1150 that I sold a...

I had the same setup on my 1150 that I sold a year ago, and was able to get both seats and OEM top-box affixed without alteration. As I recall, the only way it could fit was with the TB in place...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 25,019
Posted By Buck760
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 25,019
Posted By Buck760
Thank you. I'm wondering about the packages; it...

Thank you. I'm wondering about the packages; it seems they change frequently. I typically can find at BMW San Francisco web site, but they are still showing 2014 models/pricing.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 25,019
Posted By Buck760
Pricing

Has anybody seen US pricing for 2015?
Thanks in advance
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-29-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 627
Posted By Buck760
Riding and Dining down the CA Coast

My wife and I took a 4-day trip from San Diego north to Carmel via an inland route, then rode the coast south. It was her first multi-day motorbike trip, and she was a trooper. We departed late...
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By Buck760
I just received one for my Road King. Very fast...

I just received one for my Road King. Very fast free USPS shipping, and nice clock. Thanks OP!

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-Zx39mHC/0/XL/i-Zx39mHC-XL.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,696
Posted By Buck760
Thread from 2012: ...

Thread from 2012:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=811931&highlight=Extreme+heat
Forum: Alaska 03-20-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,607
Posted By Buck760
I shipped in 2011 without crating; in the...

I shipped in 2011 without crating; in the interim, Northland has been bought by Linden...therefore the change.

Bigger isn't always better!
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,185
Posted By Buck760
When I lived in the PNW, I went with Smartwool...

When I lived in the PNW, I went with Smartwool socks and used the chemical warmers on the tops of my feet - when I first tried them I placed them in the footbed of my boots but they didn't work. Good...
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 24,400
Posted By Buck760
[QUOTE=Low Down;23636478]Very nice RK Buck760. I...

[QUOTE=Low Down;23636478]Very nice RK Buck760. I enjoy the shit outta mine.


Thank you - yours as well!
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 24,400
Posted By Buck760
Thank you for the compliment. Battery, Speed...

Thank you for the compliment.

Battery, Speed Sensor, and I had a few minor leaks - it only had 30k miles on it when I bought it last year (it's up to 40k now), so I expected a few things. I also...
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 24,400
Posted By Buck760
2002 FLHRI Road King It has the 5-speed; I...

2002 FLHRI Road King
It has the 5-speed; I enjoy the way it lopes along effortlessly at 80. As another said earlier in this thread, they seem to be built to comfortably handle the speed limit (and a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-05-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,295
Posted By Buck760
http://http://www.northlandservices.com...

http://http://www.northlandservices.com (http://www.northlandservices.com)

I simply called their booking department, and they explained the process, and quoted me.

It looks like they have been...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-05-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,295
Posted By Buck760
From 2011 ...

From 2011
http://http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=16290849&postcount=58 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=16290849&postcount=58)
Forum: Alaska 03-05-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,607
Posted By Buck760
From 2011... ...

From 2011...
http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=16290849&postcount=58
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,096
Posted By Buck760
I commuted year-round for several years when I...

I commuted year-round for several years when I lived in the PNW. I never got cold wearing fleece long underwear beneath my Gerbings, and a Roadcrafter jacket.
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,358
Posted By Buck760
I could be mistaken, but it looks to me (RWH web...

I could be mistaken, but it looks to me (RWH web site) like the Utility pants are made in Duluth, and the AD1's are made offshore. May be easier to customize?
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,358
Posted By Buck760
Aerostich has a road show in SD this week, and...

Aerostich has a road show in SD this week, and they had the Utility pants on the rack. They seemed much lighter than regular Darien's (probably due to lack of leg zippers), and, as stated, the fit...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-21-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 360
Posted By Buck760
Aerostich in SD

In case any of you might be interested...here for a few more days. I stopped by earlier today - they have a wide variety of suits in varying sizes for fitting. Not affiliated.
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-04-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,565
Posted By Buck760
The Goonies

I lived in Astoria when the movie was filmed, and met John Matuszak in the weight room at the YMCA. I felt like a little kid when I shook his hand - his hand was the size of a catchers glove. He was...
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,447
Posted By Buck760
try this... ...

try this...
http://www.aerostich.com/clothing/clothing/scarves-and-masks/aerostich-fleece-wind-triangle.html
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,447
Posted By Buck760
For not-too-cold everyday commuting, I liked the...

For not-too-cold everyday commuting, I liked the Turtle Fur. For colder, longer, wet conditions, the Aerostich Wind Triangle (Gore-Tex) worked well for me.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 39,778
Posted By Buck760
I test-rode one yesterday for about an hour. My...

I test-rode one yesterday for about an hour. My observations, albeit a brief ride:

Engine/Transmission - Very, very quick with lots of torque. I didn't find the transmission to be clunky, but when...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,517
Posted By Buck760
Thank you all for the replies. I am thinking...

Thank you all for the replies. I am thinking about the new GSA, mostly due to fuel range. Hate the thought of spending that much money, and then having to fork out more for an after-market seat. My...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,517
Posted By Buck760
GSW Seat

Wondering if the seat on the new bike is any better than the typical BMW OEM brick?

Thanks in advance for comments.
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,358
Posted By Buck760
As they don't have the outside leg full-length...

As they don't have the outside leg full-length zippers, I wonder if you can just get the hem trimmed at a local seamstress?
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,358
Posted By Buck760
Aerostich Utility Pants

http://www.aerostich.com/jackets-pants/utility-pants
Anybody try these? I'm wondering how they compare with Darien's or AD1's for fit and touring capabilities.
Thanks in advance.
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 19,870
Posted By Buck760
I bought a new-to-me 2002 RK. Included were the...

I bought a new-to-me 2002 RK. Included were the lever-attached fringe. They lasted for the first 30 minutes of my ownership - I didn't even think they looked "cool", let alone have a purpose.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 46,667
Posted By Buck760
Your intentions are honorable. BMW may have a...

Your intentions are honorable. BMW may have a different viewpoint. I should have added "DAMHIK" to my post. Back to lurking on this thread for me.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 46,667
Posted By Buck760
I would stay away from posting about this...

I would stay away from posting about this situation online (even though we are all curious). Find the email address for BMW USA CEO, and express your concerns, especially safety, along with offering...
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,004
Posted By Buck760
+1. I have a pair of perforated Topsiders that I...

+1. I have a pair of perforated Topsiders that I usually take on bike trips. Great in summer.
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 73,592
Posted By Buck760
I might be mistaken, but I believe the newer ones...

I might be mistaken, but I believe the newer ones are tubeless spoked.

Last week I rented a Street Glide one day, and a Road King another. I preferred the RK, as I found the SG a bit harsh with...
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,158
Posted By Buck760
+1 - Works for me in the PNW

+1 - Works for me in the PNW
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 102,507
Posted By Buck760
Loving mine. Chased a fuel mixture problem this...

Loving mine. Chased a fuel mixture problem this summer, and ended up with rebuilt throttle bodies and new fuel injectors, after I had already changed the throttle cables and bowden box. Also changed...
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