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Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2007, 10:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 896
Posted By csb
I recently had the same problem on my '01...

I recently had the same problem on my '01 R1150GS. It began immediately after I changed the oil. I drained the bike for 1.5 hours (!) and then changed the filter w/ 4 quarts added (20W50). ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2007, 06:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,951
Posted By csb
Thanks for the comments, both good and bad. One...

Thanks for the comments, both good and bad. One hundred fifty miles thus far and no issues...crosswinds have little effect. The rack is VERY heavy duty. I've used hardened bolts/washers/nuts...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2007, 09:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,951
Posted By csb
"Linky no goody when I try ..." Hmmm...I've...

"Linky no goody when I try ..."

Hmmm...I've tried it from several computers and it has worked every time.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2007, 09:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,951
Posted By csb
"Giving some thought with going with a Bike...

"Giving some thought with going with a Bike Friday the suitcase with bike enclosed would be much easier to secure than the normal road ot mtb bike."

Me no understand...sorry.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2007, 08:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,951
Posted By csb
Hmmph...not a lot of bikers, I guess...

Hmmph...not a lot of bikers, I guess...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2007, 02:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,951
Posted By csb
No offense taken...I completely understand. Pics...

No offense taken...I completely understand. Pics are up!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2007, 02:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,951
Posted By csb
Pics...frame is still...

Pics...frame is still unpainted/Line-X'ed...waiting a week or so for this step (for testing purposes). The verdict so far? Well...after 40 miles, and at speeds up to 85 mph, it's completely stable....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2007, 08:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,184
Posted By csb
Speaking of drilling the lexan piece, I've got...

Speaking of drilling the lexan piece, I've got one sitting here (from TT) that I'll likely never use again. It's in great shape and has been drilled at the edges for just such an application. If...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2007, 07:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,951
Posted By csb
Makes me happy

knowing that I (or anyone else) can get into their sidecases. This particular rack is definitely not cobbled together. I'm considering having the frame Line-X'ed after it's finished today...we'll...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2007, 08:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,951
Posted By csb
It functions with the OEM BMW sidecases just...

It functions with the OEM BMW sidecases just fine, so I'd imagine it would work just as nicely with Jesses (or the like). Anyway...looks like we share the same thought...to ride the M/C along some...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2007, 04:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,951
Posted By csb
I just co-built a mountain bike rack for my R1150GS and...

...I'd like to know if any of you fellow GS'ers would be interested in purchasing bolt-on systems for your bikes. First, I should say that I will NOT be the one building them...I simply designed...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2007, 07:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By csb
"My condolences to all of you who still own the...

"My condolences to all of you who still own the R1150GS, R1100GS, and god forbid the R100GS/R80GS.


Times have changed models have come and gone. GET WITH THE PROGRAM. :lol3"

Funny...I...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2007, 07:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 912
Posted By csb
Well...ALL of the buffeting went away as soon as...

Well...ALL of the buffeting went away as soon as I clamped on the extension piece I fabricated (which, in effect, simply made the windscreen larger). The ONLY problem I have with this solution is...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2007, 06:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 912
Posted By csb
"Bear"...how tall are you? Inseam? I think I may...

"Bear"...how tall are you? Inseam? I think I may deliver my Ztechnik to a machine shop (or welder) and have them take a look at building something to reinforce it for use with the spoiler I've...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2007, 05:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 912
Posted By csb
What am I trying to accomplish? Basically, I...

What am I trying to accomplish? Basically, I want ZERO buffeting. To accomplish this, I need a screen the top edge of which sits at least even with the top of my helmet. I'm nearly 6'4" and sit...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2007, 08:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 912
Posted By csb
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-29-2007, 08:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 321
Posted By csb
Mpls/St. Paul...ride this AM if you want to meet up.

Three of us (so far) will be riding today, beginning at 10 AM. We're meeting near I-94 and Dowling. If anyone wants to meet us along the way (we'll probably be riding around "the lakes area"), give...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2007, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,823
Posted By csb
Thx for the comments guys. Yeah...it's a barn...

Thx for the comments guys. Yeah...it's a barn door alright! I'm concerned about the integrity of the Ztecnnik windscreen with the large spoiler...AND I can't seem to find a good way to sufficiently...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2007, 07:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,070
Posted By csb
I'm not amazed by much, but that IS amazing! I...

I'm not amazed by much, but that IS amazing! I could NEVER ride 440 miles per day on average (haven't done the math yet, so I'm going with the above estimate) for that length of time.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-27-2007, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By csb
K...how about the few...the proud...who aren't?

K...how about the few...the proud...who aren't?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2007, 06:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,823
Posted By csb
I, too, have tried Tobinators. They worked quite...

I, too, have tried Tobinators. They worked quite well, however, my helmet/head still "vibrated". I think the degree of my problem is due not only to the fact that I'm tall, but also to the fact...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2007, 09:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,823
Posted By csb
"How about those pics? Love to see the finnished...

"How about those pics? Love to see the finnished product.". Ummm...the C & P link was posted above.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-26-2007, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By csb
Fri-Sun Mpls forecast=70's/80's & sunny...who wants to ride?

Let's put something together (probably on-road). Anyone have time/interest?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2007, 03:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,823
Posted By csb
Yeah...I tried that...all I experienced was #1)...

Yeah...I tried that...all I experienced was #1) an unrelenting pummeling in the chest area, #2) bugs plastered all over my jacket/helmet, and #3) rocks and other hard objects ricocheting off of my...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2007, 03:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,823
Posted By csb
Bump for pics.

Bump for pics.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2007, 01:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,823
Posted By csb
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COPY/PASTE:
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Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2007, 07:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,823
Posted By csb
For those tall R1150GS riders w/ a taller windscreen & buffeting!

THE BIKE: a standard '01 GS w/ a Ztechnik tall windscreen. The problem (or former problem, I should say): buffeting over 50mph. I'm nearly 6'4" and, no matter which windscreen I've tried (and I've...
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2007, 04:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,201
Posted By csb
"Fits on my rear rack like a top case". ...

"Fits on my rear rack like a top case". Yeah...an exploding top case :eek1 !
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2007, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,237
Posted By csb
I use the Ztechnik tall/clear windscreen and love...

I use the Ztechnik tall/clear windscreen and love it. I would HIGHLY recommend it to those 6'1" or below. I, personally, am 6'4" and have been experiencing some minor buffeting on the top 2-3...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-21-2007, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By csb
Unfortunately, I'm not going to be able to make...

Unfortunately, I'm not going to be able to make it. I have to help a friend fix his bike...sorry.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2007, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By csb
I bought a perfect '01 R1150GS (non-adventure) w/...

I bought a perfect '01 R1150GS (non-adventure) w/ OEM saddlebags, ABS and only 648 miles for $8750.00 1 month ago. Given this fact, the asking price is...definitely...too...high.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-20-2007, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By csb
Wow! It's a good thing we're not riding there on...

Wow! It's a good thing we're not riding there on Saturday...sounds a little insane for me.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-19-2007, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By csb
So far, it looks like Hudson is the...

So far, it looks like Hudson is the point-of-origin...heading south...exploring some of the "double-letter" county roads in the area. We're open to suggestions, though. The exact time is still to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-19-2007, 01:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By csb
Anyone wanna' ride this weekend? Mpls/St Paul

I know of a couple people (so far) who are planning to ride. Anyone else want to come along? Time/destination...to be determined.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2007, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,361
Posted By csb
I know...it had only 26 miles on it as of 6...

I know...it had only 26 miles on it as of 6 months ago! To answer your questions: yes...bike is at idle (neutral) and the clutch lever is fully released (although the noise on each side appears to...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2007, 08:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,753
Posted By csb
I couldn't stand the stock seat on my '01...

I couldn't stand the stock seat on my '01 GS...I'd get really sore after only 45 minutes. So...I started looking at all the aftermarket saddles which are available. On a whim, I decided to try the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2007, 08:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,361
Posted By csb
2001 R1150GS...is this noise normal?

The bike currently has only 1700 miles on it. I had the 600 mile service (valve adjustment, TB sync, cylinder head retorque, etc.) performed at 900 miles. Anyway, it runs perfectly, but there's a...
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2007, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,118
Posted By csb
The one I have is chrome with a dime/nickel-sized...

The one I have is chrome with a dime/nickel-sized rubber cover for the key hole (the key is plastic and has two pins sticking out of the end). The problem appears to be how hard it grabs on to the...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2007, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,118
Posted By csb
Update: switched back to the stock cap...

Update: switched back to the stock cap today...rode 200 miles...no leak. WTF? It must be a problem with the locking unit.
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2007, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,118
Posted By csb
What? You mean to tell me I'm the only one :eek1?

What? You mean to tell me I'm the only one :eek1?
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