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Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By adamr
Oh hell yeah!

Oh hell yeah!
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2012, 04:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By adamr
Thx for the quick reply JB. Yes I believe my...

Thx for the quick reply JB. Yes I believe my manual states the same as yours. Just seems unusual to me that there is no 'implied reset'.
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By adamr
'09 RT cruise control

I looked around but couldn't find any info on this. On my RT, I noticed that if the cruise is set at a particular speed and then I use the throttle to increase by about 10 mph, if I momentarily hit...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-03-2011, 05:43 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,203
Posted By adamr
Thx, we were tryin to figure it out. always good...

Thx, we were tryin to figure it out. always good to se that bike up there.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,739
Posted By adamr
I've got an'07 w/about 8500 miles ... yeah I...

I've got an'07 w/about 8500 miles ... yeah I know.... Anyhow, the only issue for me was the ring antenna, so ensure you've got a bike with the fix. There have also been recalls for the brake lines...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-06-2009, 06:40 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 30,679
Posted By adamr
This is kind of interesting regarding the...

This is kind of interesting regarding the accuracy of Google Maps:
http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/chi-google-maps-06-dec06,0,4018426.story
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2009, 05:54 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 48,826
Posted By adamr
+1, this is just amazing. Even more so as we're...

+1, this is just amazing. Even more so as we're not too far from one another and I've been thinking about an SA trip.
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 773
Posted By adamr
How tall is your wife? My gf is pretty small...

How tall is your wife? My gf is pretty small (5') and really liked the 1100rt. Maybe you'll get more replies after supplying some info... Off to my flat tire...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,080
Posted By adamr
Same here - '07 GS.

Same here - '07 GS.
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,312
Posted By adamr
Yeah, that was exactly my experience riding all...

Yeah, that was exactly my experience riding all over the western US over the past 10 years..... NOT!!!!!!!!

I have 2 R bikes, just because I like the ergos, light weight, and don't need the speed...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2009, 07:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,285
Posted By adamr
Nice! Looks good off the pavement.

Nice! Looks good off the pavement.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2009, 03:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,279
Posted By adamr
Is it still too high at $9K USD? 11K CAD *...

Is it still too high at $9K USD?

11K CAD * .82 = ~9K USD
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 156,732
Posted By adamr
Here are the twins...

Here are the twins...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2009, 05:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,925
Posted By adamr
How many miles were on the GS you tested? ...

How many miles were on the GS you tested?

The break-in period is quite long. Afterwards, they are so much smoother and more powerful (probably better gas mileage as well). Try to find one with...
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,265
Posted By adamr
The gf thinks it is very comfortable; last summer...

The gf thinks it is very comfortable; last summer we started going on some ~400 mile day trips. She's about 5' if that helps.

I've been moving the seat between the low and mid position so that...
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2009, 07:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,265
Posted By adamr
Awhile ago, someone posted a thread on here about...

Awhile ago, someone posted a thread on here about how great the 1100RTs were compared to the newer bikes, maybe you can search and find it as it was quite interesting.

I have owned a '99 RT since...
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2009, 03:39 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 156,732
Posted By adamr
'99 vs '09 quality?

I currently have a '99 RT and an '07 GS. The RT needs some work performed on it and as I'm very happy with the GS, I've been considering a new RT.

However, I've read (and heard) that there have...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2009, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 313,727
Posted By adamr
Some of us carry spare rings, just incase. You...

Some of us carry spare rings, just incase. You can plug it in if you run into probelms, hold a spare key next to it and start the bike. The exact procedure is buried in here somewhere.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2008, 05:56 AM
Replies: 791
Views: 102,677
Posted By adamr
'07 GS - 6000 miles, didn't ride much shortly...

'07 GS
- 6000 miles, didn't ride much shortly after EWS failure, spend more time on the RT.



Some have multiple bikes and other warm weather interests which already reduce the short riding...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2008, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By adamr
I got same problem on my '99 and this is the same...

I got same problem on my '99 and this is the same as the dealer told me. Always starts with the clutch pulled in.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2008, 05:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,491
Posted By adamr
My 1100 RT has made the metal to metal sound a...

My 1100 RT has made the metal to metal sound a few times for about a second after releasing the starter..... anybody know if this affects 1100's?.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2008, 10:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,498
Posted By adamr
Honda more reliable? Yes, in my experience,...

Honda more reliable? Yes, in my experience, but...

Beat the crap out of my '97 F3 and never had any problems (not associated w/abuse) - 27K very, very hard miles - lots of track time. Now a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2008, 05:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 868
Posted By adamr
My '99 RT periodically backfires on decel. Seems...

My '99 RT periodically backfires on decel. Seems like it does it less w/high oct fuel. FWIW, I've owned it since new, now has 50K.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2008, 08:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,268
Posted By adamr
Eek WOW!!!! I thought I was the only one that had...

WOW!!!! I thought I was the only one that had that max speed on my 2720!!!!!

About 2 years ago I took a trip out west and lost the sat signal a few times due to the trees. Few days later I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-29-2008, 06:11 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 264,349
Posted By adamr
Sat on one yesterday evening at the dealer when I...

Sat on one yesterday evening at the dealer when I was picking up my 1200GS. Yes, it was already sold..... even so, I thought it looked great and felt light. It was still rather tall, but the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2008, 11:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,035
Posted By adamr
HA! That's what I use. If it's going to...

HA! That's what I use.

If it's going to rain, I don't both with the one on the GS as it turns the helmet into a bucket.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2008, 09:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,091
Posted By adamr
Have you tried mountain biking to reduce the back...

Have you tried mountain biking to reduce the back pain? Nothing hard-core; I'm amazed how much better my back feels after it.

No, I'm not a MD.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2008, 07:06 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 11,921
Posted By adamr
Eh? i got it.

i got it.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 313,727
Posted By adamr
I think you got the old 63 # which may preceed...

I think you got the old 63 # which may preceed the others. I didn't check, the entire #, but in 07/2007 mine was replaced with one ending in 63 (too lazy to go check right now; I don't know what my...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2008, 03:50 AM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 313,727
Posted By adamr
nope. ...

nope.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=245456&page=135
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2008, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 313,727
Posted By adamr
(2 failures...) I believe so.

(2 failures...) I believe so.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2008, 06:29 AM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 313,727
Posted By adamr
Not me. I was at my dealer late last week and...

Not me. I was at my dealer late last week and the parts dept gave me the 207 number at $150.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2008, 02:19 AM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 313,727
Posted By adamr
If youre' talking about replacing the entire ring...

If youre' talking about replacing the entire ring antenna, I'm pretty sure it's installed with one-way security screws that need to be drilled out. Afterwards, some people install non-security...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2008, 01:18 AM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 313,727
Posted By adamr
The part number faces the front of the bike (back...

The part number faces the front of the bike (back of head light). It should be reasonably easy to see by just standing looking over the ring (you'd be facing towards the back).
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2008, 08:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 13,049
Posted By adamr
That is really cool! I'm gonna have to get one...

That is really cool! I'm gonna have to get one of Jim's DVDs one of these days.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2008, 06:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,128
Posted By adamr
slojon.... Another thing to keep in mind is that...

slojon.... Another thing to keep in mind is that the quicker the bike is flicked to a particular lean angle, the sharper it turns, thus, the less lean angle required (and greater chicken strip area)....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 313,727
Posted By adamr
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=4831...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=4831724&postcount=14

sh!t.... mine was replaced with the old '63 part #. Maybe I'll still buy a spare.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2008, 06:02 AM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 313,727
Posted By adamr
How do you know that the new one seems to be...

How do you know that the new one seems to be working? Do you have stats on new vs. old part numbers & failure count?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2008, 11:38 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,644
Posted By adamr
Heck yeah! Was out two days ago. Some of the...

Heck yeah! Was out two days ago. Some of the people in cages were looking at me like I was nuts; others were giving me the thumbs up.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2007, 07:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,161
Posted By adamr
Wow. They look great. Are those ST mirrors?

Wow. They look great.

Are those ST mirrors?
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