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Forum: Beasts 07-13-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2,668
Views: 435,516
Posted By ZOL
49 state bike ???


Better check if the V2 is a 50 state bike or you won't be able to bring into
CA until you have 7500 miles on it. The Super Tenere is not "!!
I'm surprised the maufacturer's are...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-27-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 44,791
Posted By ZOL
R12gsa vs 1190r

You guys should really read the latest issue of Motorcycle Consumer News... Mostly off-road comparison of the 1200GSA and 1190R.

Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 930
Posted By ZOL
Low suspension model

I have a buddy here in San Diego recently got a 2014 low suspension model GSW and he is really upset at the amount of vibration at around 4300 rpm in any gear. He had an 07 GS that was very smooth....
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-25-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,709
Posted By ZOL
Old Downtown area

Old Downtown area
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-23-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,709
Posted By ZOL
Oceanside, CA

Where it's always good riding weather... :D
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,840
Posted By ZOL
Only sat 3 weeks !

You need to find a better dealer. I would suggest you call BMW N/A direct and complain about this store. A good dealer would be bending over backwards to assist you...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-26-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,849
Posted By ZOL
Not very elegant...

But it works great! Set just below my eye level. It's an old stock screen I had from an R1150RS. I used nylon spacers (1 inch at the bottom mount points, and 1/2 inch at the top) to angle it back...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-13-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 155,982
Posted By ZOL
New forks??

Can anyone verify, my dealer stated the new 800 Adventure has a different front fork. Said it's a WP unit... Didn't mention adjustability ??

Going to go look at it tomorrow .
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 292,972
Posted By ZOL
Gas Tank holds 5.7 gal... 4.8 till deserve ,

I've put 5.7 gals in mine with the computer still showing a couple of miles. :clap
Forum: Orange Crush 11-30-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,288
Posted By ZOL
Wow, these are both terrific ! Just read thru...

Wow, these are both terrific ! Just read thru them both. Now just need to get some shims and some courage...:1drink

Thks, AdvGa
Forum: Orange Crush 11-30-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,288
Posted By ZOL
990 valve adjustment

Tried a search for adjusting valves on a 990 after not finding anything in the HOW. Can anyone point me to any threads covering this procedure!
Forum: Alaska 06-05-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By ZOL
Kodiakfrank, Thanks for the reply! Not military...

Kodiakfrank, Thanks for the reply! Not military ...

RDJeff, Thanks for the security heads-up!!

AlcanRider, Thanks, I'm going to make reservations at the Alaska 7!

Forum: Alaska 06-02-2010, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By ZOL
Lodging/Food Recommendation in Delta Junction

Will be spending a night in Delta Junction on the July 4th. Any recommendations on lodging and places to eat? Heading east on the 5th to Dawson City via the 'top of the world' highway. Will need...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-24-2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 31,460
Posted By ZOL
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Forum: Orange Crush 02-23-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 31,460
Posted By ZOL
For those wth this issue!!!!

I'm currently looking at a new leftover 08 990 Adventure... Wondering if for those of you who are having this issue with the FI, did it perform poorly from the first mile??? If so I'll negotiate a...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,520
Posted By ZOL
50,000 plus miles after doing 0=0

Bought an R1100R new in 07. Tried many times to reduce the surging by balancing the TBs over the first 10K miles. Helped some, but still not acceptable. Surging deminished a little over the first...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2008, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,009
Posted By ZOL
2007 KLR Gas Tank Capacity???

A friend ran out of gas last week on his "old Style" 2007 KLR. Only went a couple of miles on reserve and it quit again. Laid it on it's left side to get a little more gas on that side of the tank...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-08-2008, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 725
Posted By ZOL

Hey Marc,

Glad to see if went to an Inmate :freaky J

ust posted the Ad "SOLD" a few minutes ago, then saw your post. Hope it give you great service !

Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-07-2008, 06:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 982
Posted By ZOL
Shipping cost isn't too bad, $720 and I can get a...

Shipping cost isn't too bad, $720 and I can get a one-way nonstop Jet Blue flight from Long Beach to Boston for under $200! But, if I could have saved CA sale tax and shipping cost, the lil woman...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-06-2008, 09:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 982
Posted By ZOL
Thanks for the responses!

New Hampshire does give "in transit" tags for 20 days. Which would work for me! But I was really looking for a way to avoid CA sales tax ( 7 3/4 % and the Governator is trying to raise it ...). If...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-06-2008, 07:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 982
Posted By ZOL
Buying a new bike in New Hampshire

I'm looking to buy a new bike in New Hampshire and register it using a friends address. Then ride around visiting old friends in Mass (hometown), before riding home to CA, via Blue Ridge Parkway,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2008, 06:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,026
Posted By ZOL

Must've been a monday morning bike...:cry , after a 3 day weekend!

Traded my 05 GS in on an 08 last month with a little over 27K miles on it. Had zero issues with it. Did all my own...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2008, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 500
Posted By ZOL
Transmission Oil weight in 08 GSs

anyone know if the Factory recommened weight oil for the transmission in the revised trans in the 08s is still 75W90?? It was specified in the owners manual for my 05, but not stated in the owner's...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By ZOL
They all have them...

Micatech, Jesse, and Happy Trails top cases mount to a plate that snaps into the pillion mount on the bike.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2008, 04:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,565
Posted By ZOL
New 08

Just traded in my 05 1200GS with 27K trouble free miles for an 08, Just had to have the Computer :evil Also have ordered Micatechs so I can carry more junk
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By ZOL
Don't know exactly when they changed to the...

Don't know exactly when they changed to the non-servo (power assist) ABS brakes. But 2 friends have 07's and they are the non-servo ABS. I think it was all 07's...

Price is not bad considering...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2008, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 972
Posted By ZOL

The shocks on your wife's GS were shorter than regular GS shocks ?? Any handling differences ?

Just got a new 08 GSA today and I'm thinking of installing regular GS shocks to get the softer...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2008, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By ZOL
Anybody try standard GS shocks on a GSA?

Just picked up my 08 GSA today in Titanium Silver !! The stock shocks are oversprung for my 155 lbs. I have an almost new set of 07 regular GS shocks I'm thinking on installing - with some preload...
Forum: Alaska 05-11-2008, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,333
Posted By ZOL
Here they are...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2008, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,432
Posted By ZOL
Warranty work in Cabo on US bike


A buddy had some warranty work done at the Cabo dealer last January (Phoenix, Victory BMW bike). Cabo dealer called Victory to get authorization. Buddy had to pay in Cabo, but Victory...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 01-23-2008, 08:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,610
Posted By ZOL
Don't miss the section from Seligman to Ashfork. ...

Don't miss the section from Seligman to Ashfork. Great deserted stretch that most people don't know exists.

As you leave Seligman on the main street heading east, just as you leave town there...
Forum: Vendors 11-11-2007, 09:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,771
Posted By ZOL
I'm in`!!

I was getting ready to order a screen from them for my new R1200R. Now I think I'll order one from Parabellum...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2007, 03:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,132
Posted By ZOL
I've had multiple models with the power assist...

I've had multiple models with the power assist brakes and have never had a problem with them (Rt, RS, GS,s) Currently have an 05 1200GS. I bleed them myself so this cost is not an issue for me. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2007, 10:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,183
Posted By ZOL
Just completed first trip with this windscreeen

I installed my Cee Bailey Adventure 20X18 last week. Already had the BMW windwings installed. I'm 5' 10" and with the screen in the lowest setting I'm looking about 1 inch above the screen with the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-26-2007, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 554
Posted By ZOL
Nicer Route

Hey Luz,

I'm not sure I'm going up this year (from Oceanside).

But I would suggest a much nicer route is to take 395 all the way up to just before the Nevada border - turn left on 89 (over...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-20-2007, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By ZOL
Getting Extended Warranty for Used 950

Anyone know if it's possible to get an extended warranty on a used 950. It's a 05.5, out of USA factory warranty (18 months old) and has just over 7,000 miles. What company might offer a warranty...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2007, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 507
Posted By ZOL

Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 507
Posted By ZOL
Question After market extended warranties

A friend bought a new 07 GS in January (now has about 2K miles on it) and passed on an Extended Warranty. Now he wants one, but his dealer in Phoenix only offers one thru a company that will write...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2007, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By ZOL
Battery type in new BMW's ?

For the last few years, BMW has stated that the batteries in the last of the 1150's and the new 1200's is a GEL battery and requires a special charger.

However, I have checked a number of these...
Forum: Vendors 07-31-2006, 06:01 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 108,960
Posted By ZOL
I totally agree with Jhank ! My wife and I...

I totally agree with Jhank !

My wife and I have 10 year old Ultra Cordura suits and I have a 4 year old Kevlar Ultra suit and the sport Kevlar Jacket. I also have a Thurlow Deerskin suit - that...
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