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Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 58,617
Posted By Beemerlover
Much better looking by far than ANYTHING that MH...

Much better looking by far than ANYTHING that MH has ever designed!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,923
Posted By Beemerlover
Yep, I think you've by God taken their...

Yep, I think you've by God taken their thoughtless lack of doughnuts long enough.

You should be mad as hell and just not take it anymore!!! :D

Seriously though, I hope that the "surgery"...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,923
Posted By Beemerlover
Yeah, I'm sure Beemers of any kind have all sorts...

Yeah, I'm sure Beemers of any kind have all sorts of recurring problems. I was working on American made semi-junk as a fleet mechanic, though. Weeping water pumps were one of the very few things...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,923
Posted By Beemerlover
Eh? That's news to me

Wow! I didn't know that!

I would have thought that in the 25 years that I made a living as a fleet mechanic (cars and delivery trucks, vans etc.) that I would have noticed something like that....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,923
Posted By Beemerlover
Seems like nearly all Euro and American water...

Seems like nearly all Euro and American water cooled bikes and even a few Jap bikes generally have some sort of coolant leak issues and water pump failures, yet almost no cars do regardless of where...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,923
Posted By Beemerlover
Thumb Damn right

Gotta give that suggestion a big +1!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,923
Posted By Beemerlover
Thanks, I'll check one out! :clap

Thanks, I'll check one out! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,923
Posted By Beemerlover
Thumb Love that sound!

Yeah, I noticed that on the demo ride I did last week. I like it!

Also, as a side note, they loaned me a Schuberth helmet for the demo and I have to say, for being "the quietest helmet on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,958
Posted By Beemerlover
Pissed Agreed

It looks like the "no problems at all" bikes are running around 80-85% on my poll, so your estimate is pretty close.

Yeah, If I lay out $23,000 +/- USD on one of these things and it turnes out to...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,958
Posted By Beemerlover
Thumb Thanks!

You know, now that I think back on that demo ride I did on the '15 GSA, It actually DID feel pretty harsh when I hit a pot hole by accident. Not a very big one either. I remember looking at the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,958
Posted By Beemerlover
Thumb Roger that!

VERY good to hear, since I'll be getting a '15 also. The only reason I asked for reviews on the '14's is because I didn't expect many folks to already have one and also didn't expect any...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,958
Posted By Beemerlover
Thumb Thanks!

Damn fine breakdown of your experiences so far and it's much appreciated!

Thank you for taking the time to post this detailed and informative report!

Keep the rubber down,

John
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,958
Posted By Beemerlover
Thumb Thanks to all voters and posters...

...who have participated in this thread! :clap

Keep those responses and votes comin'. This seems to be the easiest way to get to see the POSITIVE experiences people have had with these bikes,...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,923
Posted By Beemerlover
I noticed this on a 2015 GSA while on a 2 hr....

I noticed this on a 2015 GSA while on a 2 hr. demo ride. Didn't pay that much attention to it, since I didn't own it. Also noticed rough idle when stopped.

Otherwise a great bike, IMHO. Mine...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,958
Posted By Beemerlover
Thumb Many thanks!!

Thank you very much for the response, and especially the link! :clap

Best wishes and ride safe.

JP
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,958
Posted By Beemerlover
Question Any problems recurring with the 2014 bikes?

I've been wading through the mighty thread regarding problems, and the lack thereof, with the '13 GS's and I became curious about things that may have been coming to light with the '14's.

I just...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 55,836
Posted By Beemerlover
No on the far north. I'm in Boulder CO. But...

No on the far north. I'm in Boulder CO. But they dump tons of magnesium chloride (fuckin' assholes!) on the roads here every time it snows. That shit will eat any ferrous or aluminum parts. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,947
Posted By Beemerlover
Question Didn't read every response...

... but does it seem like BMW addressed this issue on the late model '15 bikes?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 55,836
Posted By Beemerlover
Laugh Jesus! Whatta HUGE mistake...

...I made when I took a demo ride on that 2015 GSA today! Now I'm committed to shell out all that $$$ when mine arrives in early May.

Dammit! Shoulda just stayed home and played solitaire on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,016
Posted By Beemerlover
Thanks for the link! Helluva lotta parts on...

Thanks for the link!
Helluva lotta parts on those bikes. No wonder they're so pricey!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,016
Posted By Beemerlover
Oops! You're correct, of course. My mistake.

Oops! You're correct, of course. My mistake.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,016
Posted By Beemerlover
Question Color change $$$?

OK, I'll say it right up front - this is a geeky idea.

Alright, that said, I'm just curious as to about how much it would cost to replace the - let's say white - painted panels on a '15 GSA with...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By Beemerlover
Apologies, I didn't notice your previous post. ...

Apologies, I didn't notice your previous post.

Ride safe,

JP
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By Beemerlover
So, since you seem to feel quite confident in...

So, since you seem to feel quite confident in your opinion, are you going to elaborate, or what? :ear
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By Beemerlover
Question ESA ride height adjustments?

I read in another thread that the current ESA only adjusts the height of the rear of the bike. Is that right for every setting, or just for the passenger/luggage adjustments?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,967
Posted By Beemerlover
Question Did the bike in this pic just hit the ground...

Did the bike in this pic just hit the ground coming off of a jump? It looks like the center stand has about one inch of ground clearance! :puke1
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 58,617
Posted By Beemerlover
Doesn't matter who makes them. If a vehicle...

Doesn't matter who makes them. If a vehicle manufacturer sells a new vehicle, the buyer has the right to a reasonable expectation of having spare parts available if needed - period.

I'm sure...
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 58,617
Posted By Beemerlover
Thumbs down Damn sorry state of affairs!

Sad, but apparently true.

I wonder what's next? Maybe an electric bike that comes without the required battery charger?

Not supplying dealers with something as basic as replacement tires -...
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 58,617
Posted By Beemerlover
Talking Yep, same here. I've been riding for...

Yep, same here.

I've been riding for something like 55 years, and so far I've never owned a bike that had a gear indicator.

Amazingly, I can actually tell which gear I'm in without having...
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 58,617
Posted By Beemerlover
"I feel pretty stupid paying monthly payments and...

"I feel pretty stupid paying monthly payments and insurance for a motorcycle (that I love!) that is not able to be ridden."

Welcome to the ownership experience of many H-D riders! :D
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 58,617
Posted By Beemerlover
Plus, that H-D tire's gonna have "Harley...

Plus, that H-D tire's gonna have "Harley Davidson" cast into the sidewalls. Very bad form to have that on a Honda! :evil
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 58,617
Posted By Beemerlover
Really weird that all those bolt-on accessories...

Really weird that all those bolt-on accessories are readily available, but a replacement tire isn't. I wonder what happens to folks on road trips who have a flat far from home and call for road...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 58,617
Posted By Beemerlover
Your what?

Your what?
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 58,617
Posted By Beemerlover
Talking Yeah, I know! I just drop by those shops...

Yeah, I know! I just drop by those shops occasionally on Saturdays for the free burgers and sodas.

Plus, a lot of those Harley biker-chicks are pretty easy on the eyes too! :evil
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 58,617
Posted By Beemerlover
I wish Honda all the best and I hope you're...

I wish Honda all the best and I hope you're right, but I've yet to see one on the road in the Denver-Boulder area. Several languishing on local showroom floors, though.

On the other hand, all...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,036
Posted By Beemerlover
Question I thought that all ABS units employed...

I thought that all ABS units employed servo-driven hydraulic valves. Guess ya learn something new every day!

I'm puzzled over how an ABS system could work without them, though. :ear
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 58,617
Posted By Beemerlover
Thumb Well, ya got a point there. I can't really think...

Well, ya got a point there. I can't really think of one off hand. :D
Forum: Road warriors 06-01-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 58,617
Posted By Beemerlover
And just when I was thinking that bike couldn't...

And just when I was thinking that bike couldn't be made more hideous! :lol3

Seriously, though, that just doesn't do anything for its looks at all!
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 58,617
Posted By Beemerlover
Yep, for me that bike in the pic with the...

Yep, for me that bike in the pic with the optional taller windshield would be the ultimate. Now, if only I could afford one... :cry
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 58,617
Posted By Beemerlover
Thumb I don't know if it's that red color or the angle...

I don't know if it's that red color or the angle of the pic, but that bike looks MUCH better than those in other pics I've seen. :clap

Enjoy your new, reliable ride and keep us updated on your...
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