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Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 17,427
Posted By Shropdog
Mpg?

Great write-up so far! My wife retired last 12/31/13 and I am set for early 2016. I am really intrigued with the GSA/Hack idea! Question...what kind of MPG are you getting? I have a '09 GSA and get...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 676
Posted By Shropdog
Here You Go...

http://www.jesseluggage.com/pdfs/R1100-1150GS-A%20OdysseyLuggageInstallationGuide03-2012.pdf
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 107,575
Posted By Shropdog
'95 - 4k

Just bought a fully serviced '95 With 4,074 on it. I thought I was doing good until a friend told me he found a similiar year one with 1,800 miles on it!
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,651
Posted By Shropdog
Sorry SDDinNH for kinda hi-jacking your thread...

Sorry SDDinNH for kinda hi-jacking your thread but, I have a R1200GS Adventure and like you, am of the senior generation @ 59. Even though this bike is not even remotely close to what you are...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-21-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 13,216
Posted By Shropdog
59 x 2

My wife and I are both 59, she has a '09 F650GS and I just got rid of my R12GSA for a F800GS. In about 2 hours and 40 minutes to be exact, we are leaving for Gunnison, CO for a week on them.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-26-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,028
Posted By Shropdog
In the past two years, I have gone from a R12GSA...

In the past two years, I have gone from a R12GSA to a R12GS to now a F800GS. Over the past 20 years, I have had numerous air, oil and hex head GS's and so far, prefer the 800 over all of 'em due to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-28-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,716
Posted By Shropdog
05 R12GS to F800GS

Well...I just pulled the trigger on a left-over 2012 F800GS in Triple Black. I decided to go ahead and trade the 2005 R1200GS due to the trade allowance they gave me and the equally good discount...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-18-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,716
Posted By Shropdog
I have a '05 R12GS and have really been...

I have a '05 R12GS and have really been considering going to a F8GS due to the aging thing, less weight, etc. I downsized both size and financially from a '09 GS Adventure to the '05 GS but, still...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,275
Posted By Shropdog
Thanks for Input!

Thanks for all the good info...for a little more, appears I can go new. We'll see...thanks again!
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,275
Posted By Shropdog
KTM - 2009 690R Price??

Any thoughts on if $8,900.00 + sales tax (no other fees) is a good, bad, okay deal on a left-over new 2009 KTM 690R? Thanks in advance!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,267
Posted By Shropdog
Thanks for the info...originally, I was thinking...

Thanks for the info...originally, I was thinking Jesses were sold through various BMW dealers throughout the US and did not realize they went to one retail source in the US. Anyway...I found 'em and...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,267
Posted By Shropdog
Jesses Luggage - Dealer discounts in US of A?

I have a '09 Adventure with OEM multi-vario panniers and I want to put a set of Jesses on (had 'em on a '04 GSA and really liked 'em). I bought the ones in 2004 directly from Jesses and appears now...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 723
Posted By Shropdog
I have had a couple of GS' and guess I never had...

I have had a couple of GS' and guess I never had the need to "touch for heat" the rear drive unit as I never had any odd sensation / reason to do so. I wondered about the tires too, matched...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 723
Posted By Shropdog
'95 R11GS w/ FD Vibes

I also posted this question on BMWMOA but, thought I would throw it out here too. I have a '95 R11GS w/ 92k on it. FD feels tight at the 3/9 and 6/12 position. However, between 3,200 and 3,500...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 806
Views: 107,575
Posted By Shropdog
'95 R11GSA with 92k, no drive line issues, runs...

'95 R11GSA with 92k, no drive line issues, runs and rides great. Maintenance schedule adhered to with no real issues to report to date - except ABS took a dump.
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 47,471
Posted By Shropdog
#225....I have called Yamaha USA twice about this...

#225....I have called Yamaha USA twice about this bike. Hopefully, there will be power in numbers. Thanks for initiating this!
Forum: Battle scooters 06-17-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 57,520
Posted By Shropdog
How tall are you folks riding these Zumas (125)?...

How tall are you folks riding these Zumas (125)? I am 6'1" and weigh about 200 and am curious if anyone around my size has one and what they think. I have a feeling I would have the "monkey screwing...
Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,529
Posted By Shropdog
Couple observations on a Sportster....first, you...

Couple observations on a Sportster....first, you will need to change the rear shocks and front springs to Progressives. The stock ones are basically junk. Second, to get rid of the virtually EPA...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-24-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,893
Posted By Shropdog
[quote=Matteo2]Extended warranty? Here's my...

[quote=Matteo2]Extended warranty? Here's my rant….


I purchased the extended insurance for my f650gs which is good for two years World Wide, due to the song and dance from the salesman and all...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2010, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By Shropdog
One more thing...

When you go to look at the bike, and this may be difficult since it does not have a center stand....get the bike (at least the rear wheel) off of the ground so you can see if there is any play in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2010, 07:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By Shropdog
Sounds like a decent price however, I wonder why...

Sounds like a decent price however, I wonder why it does not have a center stand as they were original equipment? I would see if the owner still has it as they sure come in handy! Good luck!
Forum: Beasts 01-28-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,582
Posted By Shropdog
Great Tip!

Awesome tip on the Buell website! I just checked it and found there are a total of 20 Buells left in Indiana. The amazing thing is, I located the dealer pricing me the XB12X @ $9,500 OTD and found...
Forum: Beasts 01-27-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,582
Posted By Shropdog
Going to Try One More Time

Thanks for the comparison pricing. Like a few of you have said, it really isn't worth it to travel a long way to buy a bike. I have not made "my" offer yet as the dealer has been the one making the...
Forum: Beasts 01-26-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,582
Posted By Shropdog
Thanks - Better Prices Than This?

I just spoke with an Indiana Buell dealer about a new leftover 2009 XB12X Ulysses (not a "T") and the bike has a MSRP of $11,499 and they are selling it for $8,999, waiving the freight but charging...
Forum: Beasts 01-22-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,582
Posted By Shropdog
Best Prices on New Buells - Where?

I live in Indiana and looking for any buying experiences any of you have had as it relates to new Buell pricing. What kind of discounts / deals can be found out there on new Buells (leftover 2009s or...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2010, 09:54 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,627
Posted By Shropdog
Just Called

I had written / called Yamaha in 2008 about bring the Tenere' into the US. I just called again this morning and spoke with "Susan" - again trying to convince them to bring it here. I mentioned they...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2010, 06:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,552
Posted By Shropdog
RDsDR - Windshield?

Sorry to highjack your thread but, I really like the windshield on RDsDR's black DR. What brand is it? Thanks in advance too!
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8,533
Views: 2,090,664
Posted By Shropdog
KLR Roundel - THANKS!!

Thanks much Wreckchecker....exactly what I was looking for! I used to have a couple GS' and prefer the KLR over the GS anyday!
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2009, 07:08 AM
Replies: 8,533
Views: 2,090,664
Posted By Shropdog
KLR Stickers (aka BMW)

I have noticed a few BMW Roundel style stickers with "KLR" in place of the BMW....are you guys having these made at a local shop or can they be bought? Thanks in advance!
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2009, 07:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 648
Posted By Shropdog
2010 Yamaha Tenere - North America

If you are reading this post, you are probably like me and want to see the Tenere in North America. I know many of us have both written and called Yamaha USA to voice our opinion on bringing this...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-15-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,424
Posted By Shropdog
No but, that was one of the two on my list. I...

No but, that was one of the two on my list. I ended up locating a third bike in Michigan. However, the one in Evansville does look like a good one. Given the season is quickly coming to an end in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-12-2009, 05:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,424
Posted By Shropdog
Just bought a 32k '06 for $6,200. Just got to...

Just bought a 32k '06 for $6,200. Just got to find the right person that is desperate and needs the dough.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-12-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,424
Posted By Shropdog
My original post...I misspoke...one is a '04 with...

My original post...I misspoke...one is a '04 with 35k and it is on eBay with a BIN of $5,9xx with a starting bid of $5,500...no bids yet. The other is a '06 with 30k and priced at $7,890 at a KTM...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-11-2009, 02:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,424
Posted By Shropdog
Opinion on 30-35K 950....

I am looking at two used 950s, (neither '04 models) one has 30k and the other 35k, full maintenance history, correct maintenance schedules, clean titles, no accidents, one owner, etc. Very well...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2008, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By Shropdog
GS Floorboards!!

What's the world coming to? I see a company (Ilium) makes floor boards for the R12GS! And we bitch about Harley riders!:eek1
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2008, 02:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,781
Posted By Shropdog
I have owned both but, the KLR was the old style....

I have owned both but, the KLR was the old style. IMO, the Dakar was a much more stable feeling bike (especially at interstate speeds - less vibes, etc.) as well as build and parts quality. My only...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2008, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 1,189,390
Posted By Shropdog
Contacted Yamaha, USA re: '09 Tenere.....

I wrote a letter to Yamaha USA about two weeks ago and received a letter back a few days ago. First, I was impressed they responded and so quickly (even though it was kinda of a canned letter). They...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-27-2008, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,377,335
Posted By Shropdog
"RIDER" Magazine Road Test

I see "Rider" is the first US mag to offer a true road test on the new F800GS (received my issue yesterday - Cycle World always comes a week, or so later). Not bad reading. Like many have said before...
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,186
Posted By Shropdog
My local HD dealer (awesome dealer and folks) in...

My local HD dealer (awesome dealer and folks) in Wabash, IN sells @ MSRP with no freight or set-up cost. Based upon what I am reading in this post with $1,000 + set-up and other fees, I would hop on...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2008, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 753
Posted By Shropdog
I had a set on a '05 BMW R1200GS and they worked...

I had a set on a '05 BMW R1200GS and they worked fine. Easy to mount, easy to use...just make sure you get everyting lined up so when you go to remove the racks from the mounting brackets, you can...
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