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Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 16,982
Posted By hyena
I got tired and had to rest just reading about...

I got tired and had to rest just reading about what you're doing.
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 9,509
Posted By hyena
Lots of good points in there, Boat. There are...

Lots of good points in there, Boat. There are guys in the local BMW club older than me (59)...by quite a bit.. who still ride sport bikes. My airhead has Eurobars, and even though I'm in good...
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 757
Posted By hyena
Four here. My buddy has the street legal...

Four here. My buddy has the street legal screaming eagle exhaust on his 2008 96 Street Glide, and I always admired how it sounded deep and mellow without being loud. But I'm satisfied with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,609
Posted By hyena
Ditto. Beautiful.

Ditto. Beautiful.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,251
Posted By hyena
I think you're making a mistake not getting the...

I think you're making a mistake not getting the ESA, even if you do just leave it on "comfort" on your current bike.
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 35,368
Posted By hyena
Congrats Panhandle ! Beautiful bike. Second...

Congrats Panhandle ! Beautiful bike. Second best color ! :D
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 35,368
Posted By hyena
I don't finance vehicles either, but I did when I...

I don't finance vehicles either, but I did when I bought my 2011 Silverado. The rebates were around $5500 at the end of 2010, and if my memory is correct, $3000 of that was contingent on financing...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 35,368
Posted By hyena
Thanks. I never could figure the guys who have...

Thanks. I never could figure the guys who have to throw rocks at what other people choose to ride. I've never met a bike I didn't like.

Cakeater - two more things I'll be getting for the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 35,368
Posted By hyena
I know where you're at, Panhandle. I'm a long...

I know where you're at, Panhandle. I'm a long time (34 year) BMW rider, and I just bought a 2014 Road King. Amber whiskey and silver, in my case. That color combination just did me in when I saw it....
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,022
Posted By hyena
Can you include photos with the report, Dean?

Can you include photos with the report, Dean?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,047
Posted By hyena
No issues with rerouting mine on either my 2005...

No issues with rerouting mine on either my 2005 or my 2009.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,047
Posted By hyena
http://www.r1200gs.info/misc/torque.html...

http://www.r1200gs.info/misc/torque.html (http://www.r1200gs.info/misc/torque.html)
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 703
Posted By hyena
Hey - I only knew to do it because I had read it...

Hey - I only knew to do it because I had read it on here a few years ago, and it got filed away in the back part of my brain. In my case, as the bike coughed once and immediately died, just as I was...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 703
Posted By hyena
Twopeace I don't know what you did when you...

Twopeace

I don't know what you did when you ran out. But just in case nobody has told you this, if you lean your bike over hard to the left side, as far as you can while still being able to lift...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,156
Posted By hyena
Wise advice. Well, I'd sell the Veyron,...

Wise advice.

Well, I'd sell the Veyron, because I'd have more fun with about 30 ZLI Camaro's for that money. AFTER I attempted to verify the Veyron would actually go 250 mph. And assuming I and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,156
Posted By hyena
Mike My only advice would be don't make any...

Mike

My only advice would be don't make any decision while you're upset. "I freaking love riding it." That's why we ride - for that feeling. Not to get from point A to point B. Otherwise we...
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 54,312
Posted By hyena
Toad - Thanks for the compliment. I think your...

Toad - Thanks for the compliment. I think your dealer got it backwards. The mag wheels are standard. The wire spoke were an extra cost ($510) option.

Dean - I see you put the passenger...
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 54,312
Posted By hyena
I just bought one a couple weeks ago. I only...

I just bought one a couple weeks ago. I only cross shopped two dealers. I got around $1500 off. I expect I could have done better, but they were the two dealers I wanted to buy from. I told each they...
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 25,981
Posted By hyena
:thumb:thumb

:thumb:thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,173
Posted By hyena
A couple years ago I went to the hardware store...

A couple years ago I went to the hardware store and bought regular hex head stainless steel metric bolts to replace those, because they irritated me me so much.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,473
Posted By hyena
1150, definitely.

1150, definitely.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,035
Posted By hyena
Sorry, man, I'm speechless. I've been riding BMW...

Sorry, man, I'm speechless. I've been riding BMW for 34 years, and I'm never buying another new one. My 2005 had a boatload of problems. 2009 has been good, but I'm tired of long trips to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,110
Posted By hyena
The worst sex I've ever had would be better than...

The worst sex I've ever had would be better than tearing down a transmission.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,109
Posted By hyena
+2. Cheap. At least they used to be. And no...

+2. Cheap. At least they used to be. And no chance it will ever get stuck.
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 10,658
Posted By hyena
That blue and white Road King at the bottom looks...

That blue and white Road King at the bottom looks like a pretty good deal.
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 10,658
Posted By hyena
I got around $1400 off MSRP on the Road King. I...

I got around $1400 off MSRP on the Road King. I only compared two dealers. The other was $1500 off, but couldn't locate the bike. Unless I was willing to skip the ABS. Or I suspect they did...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,266
Posted By hyena
I got mine replaced Saturday. I think this is...

I got mine replaced Saturday. I think this is #5, but I'd have to add them up. It is already malfunctioning. The warning light came on when I had 1.7 gallons of fuel remaining. That's the same...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 10,658
Posted By hyena
Another suggestion - look for a late model used...

Another suggestion - look for a late model used Cross Roads, with the hard bags. Not the Classic. I also see some called a Core Custom advertised on Cycle Trader.

I just put a deposit on an...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By hyena
Strong +1 on the Pirate's Lair. Expensive, but...

Strong +1 on the Pirate's Lair. Expensive, but worth every penny. On and off in seconds. My girlfriend loves it. Me too, because I take it off when she's not aboard. She is 5'8", average build.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By hyena
Thanks. I'm keeping an eye on it. Worked perfect...

Thanks. I'm keeping an eye on it. Worked perfect again yesterday. I knew it had a two year warranty, and was installed in September of 2012, so I've got a little time. The dealer is 185 miles each...
Forum: Beasts 06-02-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,085
Posted By hyena
If we had a local dealer, the XC would likely be...

If we had a local dealer, the XC would likely be in my garage. It still tempts me with the dealer 3 hours away. Congrats !
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By hyena
Well, whatever it was last night, it healed...

Well, whatever it was last night, it healed itself overnight. Weird. I went riding tonight, shut it off several times, and it's working perfectly.

Maybe the fuel strip will heal itself too.
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Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,118
Posted By hyena
How did the kangaroo fare?

How did the kangaroo fare?
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,148
Posted By hyena
I've ridden the K1200GT, the K1300GT, and the...

I've ridden the K1200GT, the K1300GT, and the Concours. Which one do I think rode the best? The K1300GT. Would I buy one? Not a prayer. From my perspective as a 34 year BMW owner - get the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By hyena
BMW auxilliary brake light doing something funny

Just under two years ago, I had the dealer install the BMW auxilliary LED brake light on my 2009 GS. It flashes briefly, then stays lit when the brakes are applied. I just ran in to town to fill up,...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By hyena
Looks like prices have really plummeted for the...

Looks like prices have really plummeted for the late model GS's. Must be a lot of people trading in for the liquid cooled.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 16,286
Posted By hyena
I got mine done this morning. They told me no...

I got mine done this morning. They told me no cracks, so they added the reinforcing ring.

Not such good luck with the fuel strip. The one they installed (#4) is just as far off as the one they...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,607
Posted By hyena
Geez. I'd been thinking of getting a Bell Custom...

Geez. I'd been thinking of getting a Bell Custom 500 to wear on those really really hot days. Sort of looks like the Bell RT that was my first helmet. I have worn full face helmets for decades....
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,486
Posted By hyena
+1 A co-worker retired two years ago,...

+1

A co-worker retired two years ago, wanted to get back in motorcycling. Like you, he had a small one 30 years ago. He wanted "his and her" bikes. He did his own research, but followed my advice...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,000
Posted By hyena
I'm not surprised Yamaha can sell a 4 year...

I'm not surprised Yamaha can sell a 4 year extended warranty for less than $500. I suspect their claims rate is so low they're still making money on it.
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