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Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,424
Posted By oldfool
58 mile ride

I usually do about a 5,000 mile ride every year without a GPS. And I like to go way out in the middle of nowhere. You don't need all the technology just have fun. Richard.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 560
Posted By oldfool
hp2 import

I added the euro glass to my HP2, much better. Richard.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,424
Posted By oldfool
58 miles

BUMMER. Hope your back on the road soon. Richard.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 560
Posted By oldfool
Importing hp2

I have not imported from Canada but I have from New Zealand and it was no problem. I can't think of a better reason to try than the HP2. You will love it. Have fun. Richard.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 560
Posted By oldfool
Importing hp2

I have not imported from Canada but I have from New Zealand and it was no problem. I can't think of a better reason to try than the HP2. You will love it. Have fun. Richard.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 2,035,859
Posted By oldfool
Hpn tank

I have the HPN tank and it is a one piece unit. Richard.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 2,035,859
Posted By oldfool
blinker burn

I put non stock very small marker lights in place of the blinkers so they are out of the way of everything including crashes. Richard.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,134
Posted By oldfool
First time in 151

That could be in a commercial. You have been very fortunate. Richard.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,081
Posted By oldfool
Exhaust

Do yourself a favor and if you are going to mess with the exhaust just pony up the dough and buy a full system. I went with the full TI akra. Worth every penny. After more fuel capacity it's the best...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 2,035,859
Posted By oldfool
hp2 differences

I thought there were also some transmission differences also. Richard
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,732
Posted By oldfool
Comfort vs off-road capability

I know which is more important to me. That's why I have an HP2. Between those two I might have to try the KTM. Richard.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-15-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,077
Posted By oldfool
elevation

Colorado is probably my favorite riding state. The scenery is beautiful, it's very biker friendly, and you can go from mountain to desert terrain quickly. Every year they have the 100,000 foot ride...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,887
Posted By oldfool
Air-oil-water

I have a hex head and I understand the oil head - hex head name differences by the look and engineering differences just like the harleys had pan head - shovel head ect... I am not sure about the oil...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 581
Posted By oldfool
gs oil cooler

JB weld? If you look on ebay there are some for sale right now. I wouldn't trust jb weld. Also a local radiator shop might be able to help you. Have fun. Richard.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 948
Posted By oldfool
Tall gs

Get an hp2 they are pretty tall. Richard.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 2,035,859
Posted By oldfool
HPN tank

No the fuel indicator is not accurate. When the low fuel comes on I have gallons of fuel left. Also there may be a small amount of unused fuel left but this has never been an issue for me. I can go...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 2,035,859
Posted By oldfool
hpn tank

The HPN tank is by far the best thing I have done to my hp2e. I put a upgraded progressive spring in my forks and heavier fork oil with less air gap. This helped quite a bit. Richard.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 2,035,859
Posted By oldfool
more light

I put a euro glass on my American model which greatly improved the light along with a brighter bulb. Richard.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 14,792
Posted By oldfool
enduro cafe

Looks cool I am just lazy and don't build projects anymore so I just got myself an hp2. Still loving that one. Richard.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,356
Posted By oldfool
final drive

I have 54,000 on my bike with no problems so far, thank god. I change the drive oil every other year and do all maintenance at half intervals for fluids. I don't want troubles especially on the road....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 2,035,859
Posted By oldfool
hp2

That sure is pretty. Richard.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,639
Posted By oldfool
price

I was just comparing the price I paid for a motorcycle compared to the price I paid for a seven year newer car. Richard.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,639
Posted By oldfool
Bike cost = car

It's true bikes cost a lot but... I paid more for my hp2 nine years ago then my Honda car a year ago. No regrets. The things I really want always cost money,oh well. That's why I go to work every...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-30-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,522
Posted By oldfool
Bmw dealer

Cool. Good to hear. Richard.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,571
Posted By oldfool
Air intake

Wunderlich makes this item for your bike. The Air Charger Intake looks to be wider and shorter. You could just buy it completely engineered for your bike already. If they produced one for my bike I...
Forum: Americas 01-18-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 986
Posted By oldfool
ride to glacier

Great place to ride I've been there a few times. For my money much prettier then Yellowstone or Banff which are both very close. A really great ride close by is LoLo Pass in Idaho catch it while your...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,569
Posted By oldfool
more than one

I have the HP2E and have almost bought a megamoto a few times but not quite. I picked a k12r sport last year and I do appreciate the difference between them. The hp2 is still my favorite motorcycle...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,583
Posted By oldfool
looking back

I think I'll keep my hex head hp2 I am pretty sure off road the new gs can't compare. I will consider having to look back when a new WC hp2 comes out. Richard.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,227
Posted By oldfool
My first GS

For me my first gs is The hp2. That's going to be hard to beat for off road performance. I understand about the engine tolerance differences between an air cooled motor and a liquid cooled motor...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,601
Posted By oldfool
exhaust

My full TI Akrapovic exhaust was not cheap but worth every penny. Richard.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,601
Posted By oldfool
cheap exhaust

Proof once again that the cheapest thing on a bmw is the rider. I'm cheap myself just not on my bikes. Richard.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By oldfool
new gs

Congats on the new bike. That first real ride will have to wait. I hate waiting. One of the good things about living where I do is that it is a barefoot at the park t shirt weather day in LA. I just...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,817
Posted By oldfool
which one

Remember it's not the year it's the mileage.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,430
Posted By oldfool
first drop

You know if your going to actually use that motorcycle like your suppose to this is going to happen again. And again. Have fun. Richard
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,033
Posted By oldfool
loaded

I love the dedication to riding but at that point you might as well have a motor home. Although I'm sure they are having a great time. Richard
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,535
Posted By oldfool
what years

I have a 06 hex head I bought new. It has 54,000 pretty much trouble free miles on it. I wouldn't hesitate going out to the garage starting it up and riding to the east coast and back right now. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,677
Posted By oldfool
bmw assembly

There is always a way to make things fun. If they make that not possible I have to work somewhere else. I don't know about them but I either get happy or get gone. You have got to love German...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-20-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,732
Posted By oldfool
Lane splitting

I commuted 150 miles a day lane splitting for years and there is nothing wrong with it. And yes as retarded as we are California I love that we can lane share. I got a ticket for it by a sheriff a...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,652
Posted By oldfool
bmw charger

I picked one up for my hp2 and have used it a few times. All I do is plug it into the port and plug it into the power and that's it. the hp2 was known to have battery problems but I found if I ride...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,382
Posted By oldfool
what bike

We both have the same suffering in life. Do I ride my hp2 or do I ride my k1200r sport. Such problems. I think we are lucky. just enjoy. Richard.
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