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Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By ATCguy
I've got the BMW type on mine. I had them...

I've got the BMW type on mine. I had them powdercoated black to match the bike... but I bet red would look good on your Rallye.

...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,041
Posted By ATCguy
Off of the top of my head, it doesn't sound like...

Off of the top of my head, it doesn't sound like a good deal to me.

$16K with 18,000+ miles?? At that price, it better have a whole bunch of other goodies hanging on it (crash bars, side bags,...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 105,114
Posted By ATCguy
Here's how I've got mine set up these days. ...

Here's how I've got mine set up these days. Experimented with a few different ideas here & there... and, of course, as they all are, it's still a work in progress.

I decided it needed a splash of...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-25-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6,602
Views: 284,904
Posted By ATCguy
A friend & I were just discussing that today over...

A friend & I were just discussing that today over at the airport. Found out the latest victim was a good friend of an NCPD friend of mine that works in Highway. :(
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 429
Posted By ATCguy
Clutch / Transmission Issue...

Ok guys... Got a little issue that's come up a few times now, and I don't think it's operator error. :)

On my 2011 R12GS... after I've been riding for awhile, and particularly when I'm riding in...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By ATCguy
I agree... First things I do to ANY used...

I agree...

First things I do to ANY used bike that I buy... regardless of condition, and regardless if I'm buying it for me, or to simply rebuild/restore and sell:

1) Re-do the ENTIRE brake...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,742
Posted By ATCguy
Well... everyone's got their opinions, so...

Well... everyone's got their opinions, so anything we say will be subjective. But I tried the sheepskin covers on my other bikes over the years, and they did nothing for me. Your mileage may...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,434
Posted By ATCguy
You had to post that, didn't you... I happen to...

You had to post that, didn't you... I happen to be in Norfolk right now with my F250 pickup truck. Would be soooooo easy to haul that puppy home. :hmmmmm
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,401
Posted By ATCguy
My issue with the Pivot Pegs is a minor one, and...

My issue with the Pivot Pegs is a minor one, and has to do with getting on the bike.

Being vertically challenged with a 29" inseam... I'm one of those guys who needs to stand on the peg with my...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2012, 05:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By ATCguy
According to that link... my 2011 doesn't exist: ...

According to that link... my 2011 doesn't exist:

Kein Datensatz zu ZX51584 vorhanden!

(No record exists to ZX51584!)


EDIT: Just noticed it only goes through 2010 models.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,843
Posted By ATCguy
Check AltRider.com

Check AltRider.com
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,897
Posted By ATCguy
ScalaRider G9 and Zumo 665 Pairing Issue

Ok folks.. maybe someone can help me out before I have to get on the phone to Garmin & Cardo tech support, and listen to both of them blame the issue on the other device. (been there, done that...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,801
Posted By ATCguy
Why would you have 2 sets of brake pads? :hmmmmm

Why would you have 2 sets of brake pads? :hmmmmm
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,801
Posted By ATCguy
Yeah, I've got 2 sets of black spoke wheels......

Yeah, I've got 2 sets of black spoke wheels... but like sdpc2, not 2 sets of rotors. :)

1 pair has the 'street' tires that were on the bike when I got it... and the other has TKC knobs on 'em. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,627
Posted By ATCguy
Yeah... sumpthin' like that. :clap I've got...

Yeah... sumpthin' like that. :clap

I've got a pair of the PIAA L-clamps on order... I figure I've got to at least try it. :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,627
Posted By ATCguy
Got my AltRider upper bar last week... and...

Got my AltRider upper bar last week... and finally got around to heading down to the garage this morning to see if I could answer this question.

Short answer... No, it will not fit with the...
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,033
Posted By ATCguy
Goodbye Stebel Horns...

From a friend of mine who runs a motorcycle accessory store:



Just got off the phone with Stebel-USA horns.

Apparently the Italian horn maker has gone bankrupt and was bought out by a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-09-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6,602
Views: 284,904
Posted By ATCguy
I took the Wing. I left this morning... rode...

I took the Wing. I left this morning... rode back in hit & miss showers, and now at work this evening.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-08-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6,602
Views: 284,904
Posted By ATCguy
I'm at Americade... Sent from my iPhone4S...

I'm at Americade...


Sent from my iPhone4S using Tapatalk
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,428
Posted By ATCguy
http://i184.photobucket.com/albums/x293/N90atcguy/...

http://i184.photobucket.com/albums/x293/N90atcguy/this_thread_is_worthless_without_pics.gif

(Just kidding) :rofl:lol3:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,288
Posted By ATCguy
I have my Zumo 665 mounted to my tank bag: ...

I have my Zumo 665 mounted to my tank bag:


http://i184.photobucket.com/albums/x293/N90atcguy/2011%20BMW%20R1200GS/a356d6b3.jpg


The bag is an electrified version of the Bags Connection...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,105
Posted By ATCguy
No such thing...

No such thing...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,306
Posted By ATCguy
I've got a No-Mar machine too... and have changed...

I've got a No-Mar machine too... and have changed tires on all kinds of bikes over the past couple of years.

My experience... compared to Gold Wing tires, they're ALL easy!!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,391
Posted By ATCguy
Well, I've got both... the AltRider crash bar &...

Well, I've got both... the AltRider crash bar & the aluminum BMW head guards.

Yeah, the AltRider bar covers a good portion of the head, and will do a great job of protecting it 90% of the time,...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,472
Posted By ATCguy
The AF330 fits easily, no problems at all. The...

The AF330 fits easily, no problems at all. The instructions still show the old (pre-2010) windscreen hardware, but there's no problem at all with the fit using the new adjusters. In fact, it's...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,472
Posted By ATCguy
Bike looks good! I've also got the AltRider...

Bike looks good!

I've also got the AltRider bars & skid plate... but in keeping with the Triple Black theme, I had them powder coated black. I have the upper bars on order, but they haven't...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-26-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6,602
Views: 284,904
Posted By ATCguy
Hey, no problem. Was a pretty easy job, and it's...

Hey, no problem. Was a pretty easy job, and it's always fun to work on someone else's bike.

Like I said, anytime you, or anyone else, wants a place to work for repairs and/or adding...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,888
Posted By ATCguy
This past weekend, Mortons BMW held their annual...

This past weekend, Mortons BMW held their annual Spring Break rally at Natural Bridge, VA. While that's a bit north of the BRP, I'm sure some of the riders made it down that way... and you might...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 701
Posted By ATCguy
My opinion... Grade 8, or the metric equivalent....

My opinion... Grade 8, or the metric equivalent. (I think Grade 8 is a scale for standard fasteners only)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-12-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6,602
Views: 284,904
Posted By ATCguy
Speaking of tools and bolt extraction... after a...

Speaking of tools and bolt extraction... after a good tap & die set, this is one of the best additions you can have: Irwin tools item #11135

The full set of left-hand thread drill bits alone are...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,508
Posted By ATCguy
Your last statement there is correct. That is...

Your last statement there is correct. That is exactly how the controller works.

In re the under-seat power port... you'd be surprised what high-draw items you may want to plug into there:

* ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,508
Posted By ATCguy
Looks like you did a good job... but in my...

Looks like you did a good job... but in my opinion, you went through a whole lot of work that you didn't need to.

The OEM outlet on the left frame under the seat is not able to handle any...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 905
Posted By ATCguy
Copy... thanks guys.

Copy... thanks guys.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 905
Posted By ATCguy
Ha! Having AF1 hold... that's a good one. :rofl...

Ha! Having AF1 hold... that's a good one. :rofl

Ok, let me re-phrase:

It was a very slow night on the midnight shift last night, so I had an extended lunch break, and I got to reading...

:D
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 905
Posted By ATCguy
R12GS Sight Glass Repair?

It was a very slow night on the midnight shift last night, and I got to reading through some of the older posts in re repair parts to carry on a trip... and one of the issues I kept see coming up was...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-09-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6,602
Views: 284,904
Posted By ATCguy
I play a 'video game' called... Don't Let the...

I play a 'video game' called... Don't Let the Dots Touch.

(Air Traffic Control)

:)
Sent from my iPhone4 using Tapatalk
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-07-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6,602
Views: 284,904
Posted By ATCguy
Well, my "weekends" are Thursdays & Fridays. ...

Well, my "weekends" are Thursdays & Fridays. After 30+ years on the job, I still don't have enough seniority to get real weekends off. (don't get me started)

As for the rest... like I said, I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-07-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6,602
Views: 284,904
Posted By ATCguy
I have to confess that I've never had reason to...

I have to confess that I've never had reason to use rim-locks... so it's not something I'm familiar with.

That said, you're more than welcome to come over and we'll play with them together. I'm...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-06-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 6,602
Views: 284,904
Posted By ATCguy
Over 2 weeks... and nothing at all in this...

Over 2 weeks... and nothing at all in this thread.

Knock, Knock... anyone home?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,962
Posted By ATCguy
Ahhhh.... ok. That makes better sense than what...

Ahhhh.... ok. That makes better sense than what it looks like in the pictures. :)

Enjoy it! :clap
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