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Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2007, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By Bike Monk
50,000 mile service

Excluding what the little book says, what should I have checked at 50k miles. First three years was dealer serviced, last four I have done my own work i.e. oil changes, plugs, alternator belt,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-28-2007, 06:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,369
Posted By Bike Monk
I am going to be riding with the fella this...

I am going to be riding with the fella this summer. I talked him into a BMW last year and he has been a bucket of smiles ever since. Imagine that. The trip will be in Aug. Or Sept. this year in...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2007, 04:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 920
Posted By Bike Monk
Laugh Those mermite cans look like they should be on...

Those mermite cans look like they should be on anything German back in WWII. I like em.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2007, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 920
Posted By Bike Monk
The only thing disturbing about this thread so...

The only thing disturbing about this thread so far is that avatar of yours pal... Thanks to all so far that have contributed positive feedback and ideas..... I have to say it is not so much about...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2007, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 920
Posted By Bike Monk
Hey thanks for the response. I like the alu....

Hey thanks for the response. I like the alu. cans. Are they GS friendly? The Ammo cans are heavy and durable, but not my final answer. Picked them up for their designed use, but had a brainstorm...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2007, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 920
Posted By Bike Monk
System Cases on the cheap

Does/has anyone ever seen or used 20mm ammo cans for storage on their bike? I am looking for a mounting rack, after market: I will alter the cans around the mounts. This may sound hokey, but...
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2006, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7,082
Views: 3,245,634
Posted By Bike Monk
Much needed.....

Hi all,

I have been away from the web site for awhile, but got wrapped up in striking viking's story and just wanted to chime in for a minute. I have read intently up to page 55 and only get...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2006, 04:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 381
Posted By Bike Monk
New style front brake??

Dropping a thread for a friend of mine who just joined the BMW club. Congrads are in order:clap . His bike is a 2002 R650. Rode it.... and I have to say it has a different feel than my 2000...
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2004, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1,052
Views: 384,888
Posted By Bike Monk
Bad azzz pic, good stuff! :super :super

Bad azzz pic, good stuff! :super :super
Forum: Face plant 04-20-2004, 03:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,052
Posted By Bike Monk
Okay, some tech things.......kewl. Is that time...

Okay, some tech things.......kewl. Is that time intensive? Will it be obv if something is wrong? It seems the front wheel drags a bit heavier in one spot as I spin it when it is on the...
Forum: Face plant 04-20-2004, 03:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,052
Posted By Bike Monk
Wansinn!!!!!!!! Sehr wansinn!! Ich bleiben in...

Wansinn!!!!!!!! Sehr wansinn!! Ich bleiben in Deutchland fur drei yahr
(99-2001). Gute essen, wunderbah bier, schone autos und motorrads. How do you get the umlauts for the text?

Nice...
Forum: Face plant 04-19-2004, 01:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,052
Posted By Bike Monk
That seems so logical. I will do...

That seems so logical. I will do that........today.

Kommen sie von Duetschland oder Osstereich? Ich habe veil problem mit Deutsche buchstabe.

Brian
Forum: Face plant 04-19-2004, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,052
Posted By Bike Monk
I was waiting for a reply like that....... I...

I was waiting for a reply like that....... I figured I would get more of those than " the yes get it inspected " reply. I was thinking to myself just what in the hell the techs would inspect.... ...
Forum: Face plant 04-13-2004, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,052
Posted By Bike Monk
Question Rider pole.......

A simple yes or no will suffice thank you.

Rear-ended a Ford Splash at about 10mph driving into a blind corner, did about $1500 damage to his (Found On Road Dead) and scraped my crashbar as the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2004, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By Bike Monk
I will take what you said into serious...

I will take what you said into serious consideration. Although I do not think
" this life is like a child's shirt, short and shitty". Thanks for the reply.

Brian
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2004, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By Bike Monk
No more Dairy Queen!

Just after I filled my belly with a cheeseburger combo :dg and beat off the split tails who wanted a ride on my bike, crunch! :yikes :doh Right into the bumper of a lil' Ford Splash. Just after...
Forum: Beasts 03-31-2004, 11:09 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,517
Posted By Bike Monk
I personally could care less about what a person...

I personally could care less about what a person rides...... There are
f---sticks all around no matter what they are sitting on or riding in for that matter. Example, friend of mine ( HD rider...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2004, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 830
Posted By Bike Monk
I have a Givi 46 liter, with mounting bracket,...

I have a Givi 46 liter, with mounting bracket, backrest, all for about $260 from

http://m1e.net/c?19164263-xP7FQZMWEnRhM%40462157-HRd/9GZ1DS/GE

Does the job well just does not say BMW.....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2004, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By Bike Monk
8mm ID x 13 mm OD. I am sure the gas lines did...

8mm ID x 13 mm OD. I am sure the gas lines did not change from 2000' to 2001' GS. Just put on a set 2 days ago. My local dealer stated they only sold one style for all their bikes. At bit pricy...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2004, 05:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,344
Posted By Bike Monk
I just knew that it would happen sooner or...

I just knew that it would happen sooner or later......... I am sure they can find room for your bike on the Air Force One.


ZeeWee, go with the GS and never turn back. Solid bike. You can...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2004, 10:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,972
Posted By Bike Monk
Crash you read my mind............or I read yours...

Crash you read my mind............or I read yours as I was installing them for the first time. Good Stuff!

Monk
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2004, 10:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,972
Posted By Bike Monk
Worth is in the eye of the beholder. Bought a...

Worth is in the eye of the beholder. Bought a set last year and needed a rat tail file and a few hours for the install, but that is with anything. Enjoy that time in the garage.... HAd them off a...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2004, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 782
Posted By Bike Monk
crack

crack
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2004, 09:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By Bike Monk
You see where your bottom arrow is :deal on your...

You see where your bottom arrow is :deal on your pic, right where this little smily is pointing. THat little piece broke off and hit my garage door which was 10 feet...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2004, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By Bike Monk
Okay, I will give it a go, I personally think the...

Okay, I will give it a go, I personally think the GD connection points internally are corroded a little or some shit. Will carry on....................
Danke
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2004, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By Bike Monk
Both tabs botton and top are in tack. Is it...

Both tabs botton and top are in tack. Is it better to leave it attached to the bike and then try? I can depress them both where the locks come out of the locking hole of the mating part and then...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2004, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By Bike Monk
fuel pump electric connector

Does anyone know the (German) or American for that matter trick to getting the electric connector apart from the fuel pump to the body chassis on the right side of the bike next to the throttle body?...
Forum: Vendors 03-09-2004, 08:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,828
Posted By Bike Monk
Hey, how did you get something I said in a...

Hey, how did you get something I said in a thread............. into this thread? See,,,,,,,,,,, that is why we need a BMW rider for pres :freaky

I love this web site~~ I am gonna have to buy...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2004, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 866
Posted By Bike Monk
Question What do you do when you are hampered with 80 mph...

What do you do when you are hampered with 80 mph winds? Gear up, open the garage door, sit on the bike and watch the tumbleweeds roll by? :eek1 Find out which way the wind is blowing, put a make...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2004, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 866
Posted By Bike Monk
A nine day stretch, hmmm. Considering your...

A nine day stretch, hmmm. Considering your location you must even have a heated jock strap to ride that many days a year, :rofl . Or just a lot of love for riding, either or that is kick azz. I am...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2004, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 866
Posted By Bike Monk
Oh, I rode the damn thing, and was smiling the...

Oh, I rode the damn thing, and was smiling the whole time. Until I realized I should listen when they say take it easy for the first 50 miles with a fresh rear tire............... H E L L O. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2004, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 866
Posted By Bike Monk
Yeah , just enough to let you know you are in...

Yeah , just enough to let you know you are in Ohio and it is March. I figured it was time to post something about the beast and its master. Oh, that would be Marc Singer wouldn't it?

Thanks for...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2004, 07:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 866
Posted By Bike Monk
Talking personality

I just recently had succession in gettting my bike 2000' R1150 GS running with help from the great minds of this web site and a local dealer. I was so overjoyed I took the bike out last Friday and...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2004, 02:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,895
Posted By Bike Monk
All is okay

Indeed the throttle cable was out of its correct position, just on the right side. This must be common when the tank is cocked around. All I can say is it takes a little patience and wisdom from...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2004, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By Bike Monk
Thumb The issue is..... the son of a buck would not...

The issue is..... the son of a buck would not start in the first place, so I do not know If it is the Motronic reset or something prior. All the obvious checks are done. I may try pulling the fuse...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2004, 05:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,895
Posted By Bike Monk
call for help.....

I have had about 5 posts the past weeks trying to get the beast (R1150GS)running. I have now replaced the battery, spark plugs, oil (20w 50) filter, air filter, all well I might add. I have spark...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2004, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By Bike Monk
Laugh Thank you. Should my tongue lay to the left or...

Thank you. Should my tongue lay to the left or right? :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2004, 04:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,895
Posted By Bike Monk
Got it! Just want to be sure since I am doing...

Got it! Just want to be sure since I am doing the work myself. Measure twice cut once.. That is my drill. :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2004, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By Bike Monk
The bike is a R1150GS, 2000' model. Yes, the...

The bike is a R1150GS, 2000' model. Yes, the battery has been removed for days. So follow the procedure in the book and all will be okay... When I twist the throttle in this manner will the lights...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2004, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By Bike Monk
Another battery question.....

I have had the battery removed for 6 days and now have a new one. Is there any procedure to follow after new battery installation? Computer reset, five holy mary's, etc? I seen one thread where a...
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