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Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,442
Posted By German
Pissed My gs caught fire

I had just left my house on my 2005 GS 1200 to go on a ride and about 1 minute into my ride I started to smell something burning in front of the bike under the tank. When I stopped to investigate...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-02-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 737
Posted By German
Thanks

Thanks for the info.
German
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By German
Thanks

Thanks for the feedback. I had a feeling that the bolts are different size on each size.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By German
Lost bolt for Hepco & Becker Crash bar - what size bolt?

I lost a bolt and a spacer for my engine crash bar. It is on a BMW 1200GS 2005 model and it is the left top one (left when I sit on the bike). Can anyone tell me what kind of a washer and bolt I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-18-2012, 05:07 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,526
Posted By German
I guess no afternoon naps for you. How can one...

I guess no afternoon naps for you. How can one go for 23+ hours....insane
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,526
Posted By German
What kind of a seat arrangement did you use for your long trip?

I have tried pretty much most everything on seat arrangements that is out there, such as the beats, air-cushion and sheep skin, but none of them provided the great balance for support and comfort on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,526
Posted By German
1835 miles would qualify you for the double iron...

1835 miles would qualify you for the double iron butt sticker. Wow - After almost 1100 miles, I may ass was numb, so I could not imagine riding 1835 miles.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,526
Posted By German
What's your longest traveled trip in one day?

I am just curious to see how far one can travel in one day.

On a recent cross country trip, I traveled 1071 miles on my last day from Rawlins, WY to St.Charles, IL and I was worn out by the time I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-08-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,855
Posted By German
Any good twisty rides in Florida

Photoboy are there any good curvy, twisty roads that you recommend in Florida? I live in Orlando.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-08-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 984
Posted By German
Amazing Landscape

Wow - what a beautiful landscape. I was in Istanbul last year and thought of renting a BMW, but after the second day in the city, I chickened out. It is a very crowded city. I wish I would have...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-02-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 737
Posted By German
Thanks a lot! Cheers, German

Thanks a lot!

Cheers,
German
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-01-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 574
Posted By German
Thanks for the info

Thanks for the info!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-30-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 574
Posted By German
Riding groups in Orlando?

Are there any riding groups in Orlando or in the surrounding area?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-30-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 737
Posted By German
Any BMW independent Mechanics in Orlando?

I just moved to Orlando and I am wondering if anyone knows of an independent (other than the BMW dealership) mechanic shops in Orlando or close to Orlando.

Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,250
Posted By German
What do you mean by "trying out the ABS every...

What do you mean by "trying out the ABS every week"?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,587
Posted By German
Pissed How much should the Zurich warranty cost??

I just bought a used Zurich Motorycycle warranty from a dealer and paid $1247.00 for 36 months. He then called me and said that he made a mistake on the contract. He stated that he undercharged me....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,250
Posted By German
I was just told that I need a new abs pump for my...

I was just told that I need a new abs pump for my 2005 1200 gs. Interestingly enough the abs will work 90% of the time. The repair cost is $2500. Timan mentioned that BMW just cut the cost on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By German
BMW dealer in Chicago

Has anyone used the Chicago BMW Motorcycle dealership for service? if so, do you recommend them?
Forum: Americas 07-06-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,024
Posted By German
What is the best scenic northern route from Chicago to Washington State?

Well the itch to take a few weeks off and take a long ride is here again. Currently I live in Chicago and this time, I am interested in taking the northern route to the west coast. Does anyone have...
Forum: Face plant 10-16-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,862
Posted By German
Sad

RIP GS Ghost
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2010, 11:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By German
Warranty

When I first bought my pair, I had a leaking left boot as well. I returned it and the dealer exchanged it out for me. It should be under warranty.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,136
Posted By German
+1 on Sheep Skin

Initially I did not like to the look of the sheepskin. However, after a 6000 mile trip over 8 weeks, I could not imagine riding anywhere without it. The sheepskin was placed over the oem seat. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,660
Posted By German
+1 on the servo

I have a 2005 Gs with powerbrakes and do like the feel. Would not trade for one without.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-28-2009, 08:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,850
Posted By German
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-18-2009, 10:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,474
Posted By German
travel around the world on a sportsbike

This guy has been traveling around the world on a Yamaha R1 sportsbike.

Check out his website"

http://www.sjaaklucassen.nl/eng.html
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-18-2009, 10:47 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,065
Posted By German
Accident?

You could fall down and spain your fingers, had etc. Accidents can happen anytime or anywhere. Riding a motorcycle does not increase your risk for an accident.
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1,585
Views: 1,214,693
Posted By German
excellent riding report

thanks for sharing.
Forum: The Garage 09-21-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 771
Posted By German
Blowing fuse?? Running Heated Gloves and a jacket on 1200GS

I have been told that the 1200GS (I have a 2005 model) electricity capacity is limited to a low volt; therefore, running multiple heated equipment would blow the fuse. I have installed an additional...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,542
Posted By German
add "while riding a motorcycle"

if you would like to add the phrase "while riding a motorcycle" on the header of this thread and comment on this thread that would be great :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2009, 08:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,542
Posted By German
The Pope????

How do you think the Pope feels? German? Italian? Polish? he sure speaks most of the languages
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2009, 08:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,542
Posted By German
Beautiful Quote

Beautiful Quote
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2009, 06:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,542
Posted By German
This is not about for whom I would want to fight

The nationality question for thought was not imposed for which country I would enter the war, nor does it have political implications. I am solely want to hear everyone's story.....
I diligently...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,542
Posted By German
Question Does Nationality matter? what are you? are you a NOMAD?

Although I was born and raised by Turkish parents in southern Germany, I never really considered myself a Turk or a German. To make it even more complicated, I have been living in one of the most...
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,697
Posted By German
Thumb What is the best pair of Winter Gloves out there????

I recently lost my vario case that contained a brand new pair of BMW Winter Gloves. The gloves were nice, but they were too bulky and I still did not think that they were warm enough. Can anyone...
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2009, 05:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,813
Posted By German
BMW Santiago Boots

I have had these boots for over 3 years and absolutely love the versatility. They are waterproof and are cool in the summer time and warm in the winter time.
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2009, 05:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,663
Posted By German
Nice set up

My buddy in Germany bought the bags directly at the touratech shop and he loves it. I personally think that they are way overpriced but if you do need something as sturdy and nice looking than they...
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2009, 05:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,749
Posted By German
Best and lightest sleeping bag

I have been using the Northface kilo bag (app. 2 lbs) for about 2 years now and it serves very well on cold and warm climates. It is super light and easy to store.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,424
Posted By German
German Music

Got to have it.:lol3
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,824
Posted By German
Thumbs down BMW Vario case warranty question

Has anyone tried to contact BMW to get a broken vario case replaced or repaired?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2009, 09:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,949
Posted By German
Progresive

I have progressive, with full coverage, roadside assistance and also $3k farkle insurance. I pay about $175 a year.
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