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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Yesterday, 10:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,032
Posted By Ostion
I got mine today, 2014 ES. $14,100 OTD, no...

I got mine today, 2014 ES. $14,100 OTD, no extras, and including 9% sales tax from LA county.
70 mile ride confirmed my gut feeling about this bike, great replacement for my amazing GS1150.
One...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-26-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,140
Posted By Ostion
Thanks for the feedback guys. Yes, I need to ride...

Thanks for the feedback guys. Yes, I need to ride both, that will give me a better idea of which is what.
Ride safe.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-26-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,140
Posted By Ostion
1190 Adventure, please convince me

Hi guys, I am torn, between 1190 adv s ('14) and Supertenere ES ('14)
I like the performance of the KTM but it is too new, I have read it has some reliability issues. I come from a R1150GS and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-25-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,152
Posted By Ostion
Nice thread guys. I never considered the S10 a...

Nice thread guys.
I never considered the S10 a possibility for my garage. I am the current owner (she will be gone tomorrow) of a '04 RGS1150. I never thought I would ever owned such an overweight,...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-22-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 433
Posted By Ostion
Thanks guys, interested in the S only.

Thanks guys, interested in the S only.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-22-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 433
Posted By Ostion
1190 adv, 2014 vs 2015, help please

A dealer is trying to sell me a 2015 telling me the that the 2014 has no electronic suspension...
Can you advise equipment differences on the two years, please?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,183
Posted By Ostion
Thank you for sharing your opinions. You all have...

Thank you for sharing your opinions. You all have touched issues I am very familiar with. Just the fact that you have to inquire about something newer, being better than the old, gives you a good...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,602
Posted By Ostion
No issues on mine, zero. I have owned it for...

No issues on mine, zero. I have owned it for three years, 16,000 miles.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,183
Posted By Ostion
I want to talk to u, who went GS1150 to GS1200

I know, hundredth thread on it.
I have an '04, fully loaded with Ohlins, Sargent, Remus, Pias, etc.
I love the bike but I can't get over the weight/tractor factor. I have read and read, to confirm...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By Ostion
No, God did not intend me to use my hands much. ...

No, God did not intend me to use my hands much.
Thanks though
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By Ostion
I guess I already have the answer. ...

I guess I already have the answer.

http://www.ascycles.com/Illustrated_catalog2/MicroList.aspx?id=51759&bindName=Headlight&bindCat=63_0577
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By Ostion
R1150GS '04, broken headlight lens

HI guys, I have checked as much as I can but have not been able to find out if I can replace my broken front lens (rock from a bike ahead of me) or need to do the whole assembly thing. If anybody has...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,037
Posted By Ostion
Is yours a '04 as well? I wasn't sure if the...

Is yours a '04 as well?
I wasn't sure if the owner's manual is the same for '04 and earlier models or just for the twin spark.
It seems like the general consensus is to stick with 91 octanes. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,037
Posted By Ostion
GS1150 Twin Spark / 87 octane gas

Am I wasting my money by using 91 octane gasoline on my twin spark GS1150?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 394
Posted By Ostion
Sargent seat "slides" on my R1150gs, help.

It is the second Sargent seat I own (on 2 different R1150GS, same issue) and when placed on the high setting, I can feel it sliding left and right when pushing with my inner thighs (parking, hanging...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,958
Posted By Ostion
I am interested in these covers if they come to...

I am interested in these covers if they come to life. Please keep me posted.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 839
Posted By Ostion
Check the Wunderlich Vario risers, they are one...

Check the Wunderlich Vario risers, they are one inch up and close to 1.5" back.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,258
Posted By Ostion
I have them on the Flea Market already, thanks.

I have them on the Flea Market already, thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,258
Posted By Ostion
I think you are right, it never occurred to me to...

I think you are right, it never occurred to me to check the stock ones, I was looking for the SW Motech, Touratech, etc.
Problem solved. Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,258
Posted By Ostion
R1150GS crash bars, can you identify?

Please


http://i154.photobucket.com/albums/s250/ostion_album/R1150GS04.jpg



Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,050
Posted By Ostion
$6,000-$6,500

$6,000-$6,500
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By Ostion
I have a stock shield on my '04 GS (standard). I...

I have a stock shield on my '04 GS (standard). I am looking for Tobinators and the one soffered belong to an ADV. I wanted to know if they would fit or not.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By Ostion
GS1150 Tobinators: same for ADV model?

Do they work the same, are they compatible?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,487
Posted By Ostion
Thumb GS vs R

Hilarious, great analogy :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3,147
Views: 554,445
Posted By Ostion
Thanks, man, I guess the consensus is GS all the...

Thanks, man, I guess the consensus is GS all the way. That may have opened my eyes to keep things the way they are. I also have a Triumph Speed 4 and three bikes was a bit of a stretch for the wife...
Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3,147
Views: 554,445
Posted By Ostion
I owned a '95, loved it, bought a '02, kept it...

I owned a '95, loved it, bought a '02, kept it for 5 years and sold it. I am looking at buying a '01 next week. I came to the conclusion it may be the best of the litter.
I also own a GS1150 that I...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,656
Posted By Ostion
I am going with the carbon lorraine from the bone...

I am going with the carbon lorraine from the bone yard
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,656
Posted By Ostion
I have not checked that section, what is it a...

I have not checked that section, what is it a 10%? do you have that code handy?
I bet if I send him this link, he will honor it without the code.
;-)
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,656
Posted By Ostion
I am going to hijack myself here and since you...

I am going to hijack myself here and since you live in UT, ask for some advice.
8 of us are planning to leave LA on Saturday and camp the first 2 nights in Zion, 3rd day head up towards Torrey and...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,656
Posted By Ostion
BEEMER BONE YARD ROCKS! I called them at 16:30,...

BEEMER BONE YARD ROCKS!
I called them at 16:30, they took the order and shipped it still today, I had a tracking number in my computer in less than 5 minutes after hanging up.
Customer Service as...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,656
Posted By Ostion
Mi ne is definitely the picture at the bottom.

Mi
ne is definitely the picture at the bottom.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,656
Posted By Ostion
They sent me the 294 which definitely does not...

They sent me the 294 which definitely does not fit, the 335 looks exactly like the stock I am trying to replace. That may be the answer to the EBC compatibility issue. Thank you very much.

...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,656
Posted By Ostion
Thanks, I will order mine tomorrow

Thanks, I will order mine tomorrow
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,656
Posted By Ostion
Thanks for the help, guys. I will check with the...

Thanks for the help, guys. I will check with the beemer bone yard tomorrow.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,656
Posted By Ostion
Calipers say BMW, here is a pic (bad) that shows...

Calipers say BMW, here is a pic (bad) that shows you the longer width on the EBC pad vs stock and also the smaller hole for the pin.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,656
Posted By Ostion
'03 GS1150 front brake pads, help

First of all, I have searched and although there are some threads about it, they don't answer my question.
I am trying to replace my front brake pads (stock) and ordered the EBC sintered ones from...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,280
Posted By Ostion
Sorry, yes, mm. Thanks.

Sorry, yes, mm. Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,280
Posted By Ostion
Found it, thanks It is: .05 min and .40...

Found it, thanks

It is: .05 min and .40 inches max
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,280
Posted By Ostion
Rocker arm end play clearance

Hi guys, I have a '03 GS1150, and am trying to adjust the valves, I have been trying to find this info but can't come up with anything. Can you please help?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 950
Posted By Ostion
Interesting article. For totally different...

Interesting article.
For totally different reasons I had to park this project but I am glad now I did.
Thanks for sharing that.
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