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Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,410
Posted By JustPlainDave
I have a Cee Bailey........

I think it was a 22" model. I am 6'1" and wear an XD-4.
I still experience buffeting unless I lean forward about 6".
I'm thinking of trying some other solution, or ride with no screen or a much...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,301
Posted By JustPlainDave
Starter

2Tall,
Have you tried Beemerboneyard?
They have a used one for $135

http://www.beemerboneyard.com/12412306700n.html
And a new Valeo for $199
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,499
Posted By JustPlainDave
Mileage

Got it with 54,500 and have 56,000 on it after a month and a half.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,499
Posted By JustPlainDave
Welcome Dave!

I just purchased my '02 1150 a few months ago and love it.
Have fun and be safe.

http://i1118.photobucket.com/albums/k613/Codahiky/2014-11-11160549_zps5e47f016.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,067
Posted By JustPlainDave
Congrats.........

I love my recently acquired '02 1150, I'm sure you'll love yours too.
The guy I bought mine from turned me on to the Beemer Boneyard for parts. Give them a look see if you have a chance.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,355
Posted By JustPlainDave
Mud Guard

I have an '02 GS that came without and want to install one.
Anybody want to sell theirs?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,326
Posted By JustPlainDave
Welcome Peak

Great looking bike Peak.
I got my Mandarin '02 1150 about two months ago. It's my favorite bike yet. Like it better than I did my Super Tenere.
Check out the Beemer Boneyard for parts and Chris...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,988
Posted By JustPlainDave
Tool Tube

Why not make your own? Got to your home center and get a 2' length of lightweight 3" pvc pipe. Glue on a cheap end cap and get an Oatey testing plug. It just pops into the end of the pipe and uses a...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By JustPlainDave
Grip Repair

I have an issue with my right grip heater. I'm fixing to tackle it soon.
Chris Harris has a good how-to repair video on YouTube (he has a bunch covering various issues too).
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,236
Posted By JustPlainDave
1150GS Maintenance

I had this concern with my newly acquired '02 1150GS. I was at the local BMW et. al. dealer yesterday talking with the owner. He's owned numerous Beemers (he's owned numerous everything actually) and...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,571
Posted By JustPlainDave
2002 r1150gs

Wow..this looks like the one I just bought. I love it.
If you strip it down, let me know. I could use some parts. :D
I love KTM's too. But I like my GS better than my Tenere.
Go for it.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 11,271
Posted By JustPlainDave
What to buy??

I previously owned a 2013 Tenere and now own an 2002 R1150GS. I'd have a newer GS or a KTM 1190 Adv if funds for that type of purchase were available.
The Tenere is a nice bike, but not a great...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6,670
Views: 1,196,091
Posted By JustPlainDave
2002 r1150gs

I put on some new Shinko 705's and took her for a Veterans Day ride!
I just got her, so the farkles are few. I'd like some handguards first, I need to find something that works. I think the one of...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 534,395
Posted By JustPlainDave
2002 r1150gs

Here is my "new" GS. I've had her about a week and finally had the chance to get out and stretch her legs on a nice Veterans Day ride. Plus, I had to try out the Shinko 705's I just put on.
All I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-11-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,285
Posted By JustPlainDave
Thanks for the help.....

Maybe I should just quite trolling other manufacturers web sites.:1drink
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-10-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,285
Posted By JustPlainDave
I have a sickness............

even though I lead a very stable life and work in a responsible career.
However, I can never seem to keep a bike more than about a year.
There always seems to be the best thing.
Tell me I'm nuts...
Forum: Racing 11-16-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 63,999
Posted By JustPlainDave
Farewell Kurt...........

Like everyone else, I had heard it was a booby trap, which made me sick to my stomach.
Speed is reporting the team has recovered the bike and it looks like
he may have hit a small animal.
A...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-13-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 52,134
Posted By JustPlainDave
Love my S10!

Much of what I want to say has already been said.
It is a great bike!
I wish the wind protection was better designed. The buffeting is very bad.
I think at this price point heated grips should be...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-17-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 2,190,928
Posted By JustPlainDave
Bluhduh What the heck?

Apparently, I still haven't gotten the knack of this silly photo posting thing.
Oh well....it's blue 2012 model. I'm sure you've probably seen one before.
Mine looks just like that one.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-17-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 2,190,928
Posted By JustPlainDave
WooHoo finally got one!

https://picasaweb.google.com/114482050103076822181/SuperTenere?authkey=Gv1sRgCMj94tO9mMaO2wE#5856373107098763346

Just brought mine home yesterday! :clap
Installed the AltRider crash bars and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-03-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 2,190,928
Posted By JustPlainDave
Nice ride!

I've been talking with CFPS too! I got a quote the other day from Chuck.
If I could ask, what did they give you for quote? I'd be interested to see how it compares to mine.
Thanks!

Here she is...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-31-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 817
Posted By JustPlainDave
Help choosing....

Great list Dave.O. However, you need to invert it! :D
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,821
Posted By JustPlainDave
Holy Flirking Schmidt!

This vid captures a glimse of how I ride too (you know....the falling down part). :muutt
Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-30-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 211,644
Posted By JustPlainDave
Wow!

The photographic talent of my fellow inmates is staggering!
A hearty :thumb:thumb to you all. Well done.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-26-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 260,666
Posted By JustPlainDave
Ahhhh...The Barber! Hope you had as much fun...

Ahhhh...The Barber!
Hope you had as much fun there as I did.
It's a must see.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-22-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 27,625
Views: 5,479,521
Posted By JustPlainDave
From a hopefully soon buyer....

How are you ST owners liking the Yamaha panniers?
They are a little pricey compared to some others but, I'll get a good $ break on them if I buy with the bike.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-06-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,569
Posted By JustPlainDave
Thanks for sharing your great adventure!

You both will have some great memories for a long time and, you two will have many more to come I'm sure.
Use these times to keep your spirits up. Things will get better and your son will be there...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-31-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,652
Posted By JustPlainDave
It looks like your Thermite cans survived pretty...

It looks like your Thermite cans survived pretty well too! :muutt


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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-03-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6,784
Views: 1,714,727
Posted By JustPlainDave
Look at how far out that pannier is mounted in...

Look at how far out that pannier is mounted in order to miss that huge new low mounted can!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-02-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6,784
Views: 1,714,727
Posted By JustPlainDave
Like the 1190 so far................

Has anyone seen the price point? or estimated dealer deliveries?
Thanks guys.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-19-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,945
Posted By JustPlainDave
Nice job Hondo.......as usual.

It's kinda sad seeing your old green steed in the background of your pics.
She seeing any action since you got the 990?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-16-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,322
Posted By JustPlainDave
Another 990 throttle issue.

Hey Pops, this may be a good place to start. It's dicussed here often. Search around a bit and you will probably find other threads too.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-16-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 25,331
Posted By JustPlainDave
Here is a link to some great lubrication info.......

I thought I'd pass it along incase anyone is interested.

I was listening to the podcast of Adam Carolla's weekly "Carcast" show. Last week his featured guest was
Lake Speed, Jr.

Speed, the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-25-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,499
Posted By JustPlainDave
Seriously...where do you find the time?

You sleep about two hours a nite right?

My son says I'm extremely crafty (in the MacIver sense).
I won't dare show him your Mermite can build.
He won't look at me the same again. lol

In all...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-23-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,967
Posted By JustPlainDave
I'm so sorry to read about this Brent. It is...

I'm so sorry to read about this Brent.
It is times like this that you will truly find out how much your family and friends mean to you (and how much you mean to them).
Be strong for your family and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-21-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11,938
Views: 2,606,704
Posted By JustPlainDave
Hondo, I'm just curious.....in the back of the...

Hondo, I'm just curious.....in the back of the photo between the bench vise and the left edge of the windscreen there appears to be some sort of a brown bottle shaped device. Is that one of the new...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-05-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,572
Posted By JustPlainDave
Love the Dakar!

Very nice!!!! I'm certainly jealous.
Things are improving a bit around here but, not enough for me to get mine yet.
Enjoy yours and ride safe. Keep us posted on how you like it and your...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-05-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,269
Posted By JustPlainDave
Wow!

What a great adventure Dan.
Thanks for sharing with us. :clap
Best of luck with your surgery.

BTW...as I understand the story, your town was named after my family.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-21-2012, 04:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,367
Posted By JustPlainDave
Question

"Just looking at this picture, I don't see this tire clearing upon full compression."

Just curious.......aside from the fork compression, would you not also have to consider the fork flexing...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-28-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,333
Posted By JustPlainDave
Cure...what cure?

I didn't think there was a cure for this affliction.
If there is, please don't tell Mrs.JustPlainDave. :D
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