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Forum: Hacks 07-09-2008, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 962
Posted By CarlEmil
Car style tires for GS?

O.K. I"ve been lurking for a while and am edging closer and closer to hacking my GS.
Can a different profile tire be used on the GS...more car like tires for longer thread life?
If so, what type of...
Forum: The Garage 06-12-2008, 01:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 411
Posted By CarlEmil
Question Need Help with K1200RS Link Brake service

O.K. I need help with this one.
I own a 2003 BMW K1200RS with servo assist link brakes.

I've changed the rear brake fluid and will change the front next week when my speed bleeders arrive....
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2002, 02:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,876
Posted By CarlEmil
Excellent write up and an even excellent road...

Excellent write up and an even excellent road trip.

A road trip such as the one you took will test even the best of friends and wills.
I'm glad everyone returned safely with nothing more than a...
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2002, 11:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,876
Posted By CarlEmil
Great photo's. I am planning a trip from NY that...

Great photo's. I am planning a trip from NY that will take me on the Cassier HWY and then I'll take the Top of the World HWY to Dawson city.
After viewing the harbors I think I'll plan that in to...
Forum: Beasts 05-06-2002, 12:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,369
Posted By CarlEmil
Damn good price you paid for that GPS. I don't...

Damn good price you paid for that GPS. I don't think you will be disappointed. If you are you can always sell it on this list.


Let us know how you like it. Also, I need one of those cigarette...
Forum: Beasts 05-04-2002, 12:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,369
Posted By CarlEmil
Hey, I like the III+. The III+ came out after I...

Hey, I like the III+. The III+ came out after I had purchased my II+ I loved the II+ but after seeing the III+ with the map database I wanted one from that time.
Very easy to use and can...
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2002, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,052
Posted By CarlEmil
Ouch!!! did you duct tape that fairing for the...

Ouch!!! did you duct tape that fairing for the ride home?

When I owned a Honda cruiser my cousin took my bike out for a spent. When he returned the windshield was broke and I was 1200 miles from...
Forum: Beasts 04-30-2002, 10:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,963
Posted By CarlEmil
HuH? Where did this talk of RickMyers come from?...

HuH? Where did this talk of RickMyers come from? I thought this thread was about the contours?
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2002, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,379
Posted By CarlEmil
Lauren, I have found that it is through missed...

Lauren, I have found that it is through missed turns or mishaps that I have met some of the nicest people. While there are a few 'bad apples' , for the most part, people are kind hearted and will...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2002, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,376
Posted By CarlEmil
Re: Reality Check

I think that is already out. I have seen the wrist watch GPS. Kinda small screen. Looks like a diving watch.

And they are coming out with wrist watch telephone with visual screen to see who...
Forum: Beasts 04-29-2002, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,405
Posted By CarlEmil
O.K. So I'm gullable.

O.K. So I'm gullable.
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2002, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,268
Posted By CarlEmil
Re: Re: Re: Re: CHEAPO: Lights on Wunderlich bars?

I purchased the mount from CBT imports. The mount with the radiator stone guard. Looks kinda weird. I've yet to mount it as I am currently on travel.
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2002, 02:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,840
Posted By CarlEmil
I love my bike...don't make me...

I love my bike...don't make me chose!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Would never have the autocomm. That would disrupt the feel of the bike.
Did I say that I love my bike? :):
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2002, 02:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,268
Posted By CarlEmil
Re: Re: CHEAPO: Lights on Wunderlich bars?

Good point. I'm curious as to the answer to your question.
I just purchased the $300+ PIAA setup but the mounting will be just about equal with the head lights.

BTW, how did the bike...
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2002, 02:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,376
Posted By CarlEmil
Interesting little computer. Why would someone...

Interesting little computer. Why would someone want to using an on-board computer when motorcycling. I have a hard enough time watching my guages let alone the little distraction I sometimes get...
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2002, 12:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,735
Posted By CarlEmil
The information on the PacSaf is interesting...

The information on the PacSaf is interesting however I try not to ride where I know there will be lots of traffic. My travels take me to remote places where I have to be more concerned with Mr....
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2002, 12:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,735
Posted By CarlEmil
I've seen some of the cable bundles that have...

I've seen some of the cable bundles that have loops at both ends that go for $15. These are the ones that allow you to secure your gear, like your jacket/overpants etc, to your bike.

Last...
Forum: Beasts 04-27-2002, 12:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,451
Posted By CarlEmil
Great article on Harley. Harley have done a...

Great article on Harley. Harley have done a superior job at cultivating this cultural icon they have created over the last 100 years. They have also helped to indirectly boost sells of just about...
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2002, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,586
Posted By CarlEmil
I wonder how the harley dudes ride without a full...

I wonder how the harley dudes ride without a full face helmet. On several occasions when it's hot I ride with my face sheild up to get some additional air circulation. A well placed bug reminds me...
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2002, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 815
Posted By CarlEmil
Hey, don't forget that the new R1150GSA has an...

Hey, don't forget that the new R1150GSA has an optional coding plug that is used remap the motronic to accept low octane gas when in remote places that doesn't have high octance fuel.

So, this...
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2002, 06:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,735
Posted By CarlEmil
I've only been motorcycle camping for the past...

I've only been motorcycle camping for the past three years so I'm relatively new to it. I've traveled to a few busy tourist places: Peggy's cove, northern peninsula Newfoundland, Prince Edwards...
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2002, 11:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 943
Posted By CarlEmil
Why can't I find a bunch of guys to go riding...

Why can't I find a bunch of guys to go riding like that in northern NY? Hey, anyone from northern NY out there wanna show me some places to ride? Don't knowif my big goofy GS will be suitable for...
Forum: Beasts 04-25-2002, 11:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,516
Posted By CarlEmil
Great fun, that's what's GSing is all about. ...

Great fun, that's what's GSing is all about. However, where those the correct tires for that GS for road conditions like that? I think tire with a little more aggressive thread design would have...
Forum: Beasts 04-25-2002, 02:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,369
Posted By CarlEmil
Rick, the water issue with the eMap, to me, is...

Rick, the water issue with the eMap, to me, is not a problem. I've ridden in a little mist or drizzle of rain without problems. However, if it appears that it's going to be really raining then I...
Forum: Beasts 04-25-2002, 06:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,405
Posted By CarlEmil
Is that a radiator? Is Harley finally getting...

Is that a radiator? Is Harley finally getting caught up with the rest of the world?
Harley used to make smaller 'trail' bikes in the 70's. Now, they've gotten caught up in the mystique that so...
Forum: Beasts 04-25-2002, 06:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,314
Posted By CarlEmil
I wonder how they do in snow?

I wonder how they do in snow?
Forum: Beasts 04-25-2002, 06:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,963
Posted By CarlEmil
In the last few years of riding I thing I've only...

In the last few years of riding I thing I've only seen one connie. What's with that? In 1999 I was riding west on I-70 out of Columbus, OH when I saw this Contours. At the time I was on my Honda...
Forum: Beasts 04-25-2002, 05:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,386
Posted By CarlEmil
Hey, the duc 900ss is a sweet bike until I saw...

Hey, the duc 900ss is a sweet bike until I saw the price. Wow!! talk about sticker shock!!!!! And I thought my big goofy GS was pricey.

Hey, how are the ergo's of the 900 compared to the K12RS?
Forum: Beasts 04-25-2002, 12:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,471
Posted By CarlEmil
In the June 2001 edition of Motorcyclist magazine...

In the June 2001 edition of Motorcyclist magazine page 43 was a rightup on the Marines doing testing on the KLR650. And that a deisel version of it was in development.

Hey, I didn't know that...
Forum: Beasts 04-25-2002, 12:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,063
Posted By CarlEmil
I was going to ask if you are taking extra steps...

I was going to ask if you are taking extra steps to prevent another thief until I read that you're moving in to a garage with a house attached.
A couple of years ago I purchased a 10X12 mini storage...
Forum: Beasts 04-25-2002, 12:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,516
Posted By CarlEmil
Good write up. Glad you shared your experience...

Good write up. Glad you shared your experience for all to see especially those that were tettering on the edge to go 1150 or 650.
I sat on a 650 once and didn't care for the ergos although I really...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2002, 10:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,403
Posted By CarlEmil
Lance, wow you're getting the '02 krs? That's...

Lance, wow you're getting the '02 krs? That's great!!!! Last year test drove the '02 K1100RS and man was that a thrill. :nod
I almost put a deposit on it on impulse but decided I needed to wait...
Forum: Beasts 04-23-2002, 10:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,369
Posted By CarlEmil
Rick, define economical: low cost? You get what...

Rick, define economical: low cost? You get what you pay for. You might want to consider what it is you really want the GPS to do for you. My eMap and III+ both have built-in map databases. These...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2002, 01:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,403
Posted By CarlEmil
Hmmmm, I like that. And I can see that you feel...

Hmmmm, I like that. And I can see that you feel my pain of deciding which bike I'm going to ride this morning. Sometimes I feel like a R and at times I feel like a K. To K or R...that is the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2002, 04:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,403
Posted By CarlEmil
Some of the responses to your thread regarding K...

Some of the responses to your thread regarding K vs. R are very valid. I own a R1150GS and K1100LT . I want to sell the LT to get an K/RS.
Currently I enjoy both bikes as each bike has it's...
Forum: Beasts 04-23-2002, 04:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,369
Posted By CarlEmil
The Touratech mount is pricey but sturdy built. ...

The Touratech mount is pricey but sturdy built. One of the reasons the cost is so pricey is the required voltage needed for the eMap is non-compatible with your motorcycle's electrical system. ...
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2002, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 688
Posted By CarlEmil
Just about any day is a perfect day to ride. The...

Just about any day is a perfect day to ride. The scenes look great especially with the snow capped mountains.

Ride safe
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2002, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 900
Posted By CarlEmil
Wink I have two bikes and I sometimes have a difficult...

I have two bikes and I sometimes have a difficult time deciding which to ride...sometimes I just toss a coin and ride the steed that won.
What would I do If I had three bikes? Hmmm, don't know...
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2002, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 766
Posted By CarlEmil
David, nice story and even a nicer ride. I have...

David, nice story and even a nicer ride. I have drove on some of those rodes you mentioned prior to my two-wheel days. Now that I have moved out of the state I, one day, want to return to enjoy the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2002, 07:58 AM
Replies: 8
Poll: From K to GS
Views: 962
Posted By CarlEmil
To have a K or R is the question. I'm fortunate...

To have a K or R is the question. I'm fortunate enough to have one of each: K1100LT and R1150GS. Each bike has it's own individual character. To say one is better than the other would not be a...
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