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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 04:19 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 20,134
Posted By RexBuck
Hey BJ Yah, rode my 4 wheel bike down this...

Hey BJ

Yah, rode my 4 wheel bike down this year. You know, none of this . . . :muutt

Spent some time on the Baha coming down which was great. Winters here are muy tranquilo.

Apparently the...
Forum: Vendors 02-28-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 21,768
Posted By RexBuck
Sorry, I thought you were talking about a set of...

Sorry, I thought you were talking about a set of panniers.

Looked back and saw you were talking about an accessory. My bad. Many times my fingers get typing a few days before my brain is...
Forum: Vendors 02-28-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 21,768
Posted By RexBuck
I think your numbers are wrong.

I think your numbers are wrong.
Forum: Vendors 02-28-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 21,768
Posted By RexBuck
This!

This!
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 20,134
Posted By RexBuck
Had breakfast there last weekend - still a great...

Had breakfast there last weekend - still a great town. Too bad Rollies isn't there anymore.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 423,895
Posted By RexBuck
Shouldn't even be a discussion. Bike has never...

Shouldn't even be a discussion. Bike has never been ridden. Call the dealer, they can pick it up, fix the problem including new brake pads and bring it back. Might ask them to go over the bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,654
Posted By RexBuck
:y0! Pure hate here. Esactly! Had...

:y0! Pure hate here.




Esactly! Had a couple of Heidies on my 800GS rear. Took the second one off with lots of rubber left and put on a TKC80. The Heidy seemed have almost zero grip every...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,413
Posted By RexBuck
In Canada gas companies are required to have an...

In Canada gas companies are required to have an average of 5% ethanol in all the gasoline they sell.

Apparently, in BC, Shell and Chevron (and possibly others) do not add ethanol to their...
Forum: Canada 02-16-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 6,668
Posted By RexBuck
Welcome to the Okanagan. Regardless of...

Welcome to the Okanagan.

Regardless of where you live in the valley, you can find pricy houses and less expensive houses. If you have to be near a lot of services, choose the 3 larger towns. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,206
Posted By RexBuck
PM Paul. Gets back right away with very helpful...

PM Paul. Gets back right away with very helpful answers.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,311
Posted By RexBuck
Did you advise AltRider of your method? They may...

Did you advise AltRider of your method? They may want to incorporate it in their instructions.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-27-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2,250
Views: 249,583
Posted By RexBuck
Service schedules, go here...

Service schedules, go here (http://www.ascycles.com/bmw_motorcycle_service_and_maintenance_schedules.aspx)

Go to your dealer and buy a copy of the service manual DVD.

For basic maintenance, get...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 423,895
Posted By RexBuck
Need Brawndo . . . it's got electolytes . . . if...

Need Brawndo . . . it's got electolytes . . . if it's good enough for plants, should be good enough for the bike :deal

<iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/-Vw2CrY9Igs" allowfullscreen=""...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-18-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2,250
Views: 249,583
Posted By RexBuck
I've got a Wolfman Express tank bag that stays on...

I've got a Wolfman Express tank bag that stays on my bike about 99% of the time for the past 3 years. Been through a lot of different terrain and a number of tip overs and crashes. No scratches...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,570
Posted By RexBuck
So, maybe next time if you don't feel you have...

So, maybe next time if you don't feel you have enough information to know what you are buying, you will post to this forum with your questions before making an uninformed purchase. There are...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-30-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 17,974
Posted By RexBuck
One or the other. I put my tube in because the...

One or the other. I put my tube in because the Camel Tanks weren't developed yet and I wanted a little more space for the "necessary" shit we all think we need to carry with us.

Were I to do it...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-28-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 81,825
Posted By RexBuck
Holy crap Doug, that is a lot for a rear tire . ....

Holy crap Doug, that is a lot for a rear tire . . . especially the way that I've heard you ride. :evil

Given their longevity, how are those E-07s on wet pavement and mud?
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-09-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2,250
Views: 249,583
Posted By RexBuck
Really? I have a 2011 with 80,000 kms. Two...

Really? I have a 2011 with 80,000 kms. Two warranty claims (water pump and alternator) - once diagnosed, no problem getting the warranty attended to.

In fact, when they did the water pump, the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 17,125
Posted By RexBuck
Saw the prototype when I was there a couple of...

Saw the prototype when I was there a couple of months ago. Bright!!!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,136
Posted By RexBuck
RawHyde on the West coast (just north of LA). ...

RawHyde on the West coast (just north of LA). Excellent instructors - well worth the expense of tuition and being able to beat their bikes up instead of your own. You will fall down! :nod
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,715
Posted By RexBuck
Of course. If I screw something up, I expect to...

Of course. If I screw something up, I expect to fix it and pay for the parts myself. If there is a faulty part or something not working because of manufacture, BMW pays for it - that is what the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,954
Posted By RexBuck
Years ago on a different bike, I had a windshield...

Years ago on a different bike, I had a windshield broken by a good sized rock kicked up by a pickup pulling a big trailer. Around the same time a car I had took a rock to a headlight. Both...
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,593
Posted By RexBuck
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 694
Posted By RexBuck
This - I use at home - works great. If you are...

This - I use at home - works great. If you are splashing, you are doing it wrong :deal.

As an aside, when on the road, I either go to an auto parts store and pick up a cheapy pan for a buck or...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-19-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 972
Views: 141,511
Posted By RexBuck
No picture but this...

No picture but this (http://www.gpscity.ca/garmin-zumo-590lm-weather-cap.html) may be what you are looking for.
Forum: Vendors 10-13-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 777
Posted By RexBuck
I found with using IE or Firefox that you had to...

I found with using IE or Firefox that you had to click the "Switch Editor Mode" which is the box in the upper left corner that kind of looks like A/A.
You can then insert the code for the video. ...
Forum: Vendors 10-13-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 777
Posted By RexBuck
Hey Court It looks like you are trying to embed...

Hey Court
It looks like you are trying to embed Vimeo and Facebook videos. I've had good success with embedding YouTube videos by using the technique here Learn How to Embed a Video Clip Here...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2,514
Views: 474,502
Posted By RexBuck
I can't believe how small the grips are - German...

I can't believe how small the grips are - German engineers must have really small hands. I've used Beemer Buddies on my 800 and like them a lot. You loose a bit of heat but, for me, that was a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,692
Posted By RexBuck
Just went down to our local dealer (Bentley)...

Just went down to our local dealer (Bentley) yesterday and ordered my new GS for delivery in April. This is my third bike I have bought from these folks in as many years - in fact, the first one was...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 17,125
Posted By RexBuck
Rear lights

When I was visiting Clearwater last week, Glenn showed me a prototype of some rear lights they are developing that will be controlled by the CanOpener. Very slick and very bright.

As you know...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,191
Posted By RexBuck
Interesting thread as I will also soon be...

Interesting thread as I will also soon be ordering a 2015 GSW for Spring delivery. Been agonizing over all the gadgets I think I need and I want (not always the same).

On my 800GS I have been...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,864
Posted By RexBuck
Clearwater

Was just down in the Sacramento area and had some time to kill so thought I would drop in at Clearwater and see what they had. The company owner, Glenn Stasky came out and spent almost an hour with...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 238,200
Posted By RexBuck
Soft bags were a close second when I bought my...

Soft bags were a close second when I bought my Caribous - they certainly get rid of a lot of weight. I think metal bags will suit me better for convenience and security as this bike will be used...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 238,200
Posted By RexBuck
Well that sucks! I guess any metal bag is...

Well that sucks!

I guess any metal bag is going to be pretty bent up in a wreck like that. I'm ordering a GSW for spring delivery and trying to figure out what crap to bolt on. I have Caribous...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 238,200
Posted By RexBuck
Why didn't you stay with Jesses? Do you think...

Why didn't you stay with Jesses? Do you think your new bags would fare better trying to bulldoze boulders and trees?
Forum: Canada 09-28-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 683
Posted By RexBuck
The times my bike has been shipped (air and land)...

The times my bike has been shipped (air and land) it was strapped onto a pallet and shrink-wrapped. The shipping company will look after that for you.

I would suspect it would be cheaper to ship...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-28-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,724
Posted By RexBuck
Got 33,000 km on my OEM chain. Then bought a DID...

Got 33,000 km on my OEM chain. Then bought a DID from Sprocket Center (great people to deal with) - Got 40,000 km on that one. Probably had a good 5000 km left but changed it before heading out on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-26-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 2,250
Views: 249,583
Posted By RexBuck
I'd second the TKC80 - I have probably had a...

I'd second the TKC80 - I have probably had a half dozen on the front of my bike.

After using Heidenau for awhile on the back I went with a rear TKC80 as I was tired of the crappy grip the Heidy...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,810
Posted By RexBuck
Ahh, something like this . . . ...

Ahh, something like this . . .


http://trinixy.ru/pics4/20101202/podborka_83.jpg :D
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 13,080
Posted By RexBuck
I have the keyless system on my 7 year old Harley...

I have the keyless system on my 7 year old Harley and it works great.

Question on the gas cap and steering lock. If you loose the main "keyless ride key" is there still a way to unlock the...
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