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Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,153
Posted By RedFrogTango
It really depends on the commute. My 45 mile...

It really depends on the commute. My 45 mile commute each way into and out of downtown Chicago is about 60% open super slab at 75-85 mph, 30% stop-n-go highway at 5-15 mph, and 10% inner city...
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 223,015
Posted By RedFrogTango
Thanks all - plenty of leads to track down. I'll...

Thanks all - plenty of leads to track down. I'll let you all know what I end up doing.
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 223,015
Posted By RedFrogTango
Anybody know of brackets for attaching a set of...

Anybody know of brackets for attaching a set of PIAA LED running lights to a 2013 R1200R? I'm looking to mount the lights to the brake calipers on each side of the front wheel. My local BMW dealer...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 223,015
Posted By RedFrogTango
Seems to me like a good deal. FWIW - I just sold...

Seems to me like a good deal. FWIW - I just sold an '04 R1150R Rockster with 20K miles, bags and shield for $5100.
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 52,483
Posted By RedFrogTango
This describes my experience with a 2010 K1300S...

This describes my experience with a 2010 K1300S to a T. I finally cried "Uncle" last May and traded it in for a new R1200R. I miss the performance, but not the headaches.

Funny thing is that...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 223,015
Posted By RedFrogTango
I can confirm that the Acerbis Dual Road...

I can confirm that the Acerbis Dual Road Handguards will work on a 2013 R1200R. It only took me two minutes to put them on.

I also had no problem installing the MachineartMoto valve cover guards...
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 223,015
Posted By RedFrogTango
Won't fit my 2013, and I already ordered a set. ...

Won't fit my 2013, and I already ordered a set. But thanks anyways.
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 223,015
Posted By RedFrogTango
Ok, you talked me into the MachineartMoto valve...

Ok, you talked me into the MachineartMoto valve guards.

I'm still trying to figure out if the Acerbis Dual Road Handguards will work on a '13 R1200R.
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 223,015
Posted By RedFrogTango
I need to add some protection to my 2103 R1200R. ...

I need to add some protection to my 2103 R1200R. Anybody have any experience with the following?

1) Acerbis Dual Road handguards - still not sure if these will work on a '13
2) Touratech oil...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-06-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3,789
Views: 552,432
Posted By RedFrogTango
It's all up for sale. Here is a link to the...

It's all up for sale.

Here is a link to the ad in the Flea Market/Other section: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=953012
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-05-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3,789
Views: 552,432
Posted By RedFrogTango
Feeler - Rock & Ice Climbing Equipment

I was going to hold on to this gear in case my grandkids show an interest (my sons lost interest years ago). But since they are only 6 and 3, it may not make sense to hold onto this stuff for...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-12-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3,789
Views: 552,432
Posted By RedFrogTango
Miscellaneous wood working tools

Everything that is to be sold has been sold. Thanks.

1) Porter Cable plate (biscuit) joiner kit model 557 - sold
2) Saw guide rail system (2x 56" rails with integrated clamps) - I've decided to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-06-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3,789
Views: 552,432
Posted By RedFrogTango
I've dropped the price to $5300. It turns out...

I've dropped the price to $5300. It turns out the Rockster is a 2004, not a 2003 as originally listed.
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,431
Posted By RedFrogTango
My wife like riding pillion on the K1300S much...

My wife like riding pillion on the K1300S much more so than on the R1200GS. We are both "stout" :D and never felt cramped.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-16-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3,789
Views: 552,432
Posted By RedFrogTango
Yes

Yes
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-13-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3,789
Views: 552,432
Posted By RedFrogTango
Price dropped to $5500.

Price dropped to $5500.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-09-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3,789
Views: 552,432
Posted By RedFrogTango
Ridgid portable table saw

SOLD!!!!!!!!!!!!!

More house cleaning!

Ridgid portable 10" table saw. It comes with a miter sled, fence and blade guard (all of which are stored on the side of the base unit). I bought this...
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 223,015
Posted By RedFrogTango
I like this option as well, but it probably...

I like this option as well, but it probably limits me to a pair of the smaller 1 gal Rotopax containers. I would prefer to carry closer to 2 gallons each of fuel and water.
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 223,015
Posted By RedFrogTango
Thanks. My current thinking is to attach a 28" x...

Thanks. My current thinking is to attach a 28" x 15" plate to the top of a luggage extender like the one in your link. The 28" x 15" plate will extend over the pillion seat and be secured with a...
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 223,015
Posted By RedFrogTango
FWIW - my Rockster is still for sale:...

FWIW - my Rockster is still for sale: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=936502&highlight=rockster

There will be no surprises with this well maintained, well running and low mileage...
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 223,015
Posted By RedFrogTango
I setting the bike up for IBA type rallies and a...

I setting the bike up for IBA type rallies and a trip to Alaska. I have a range of about 230 miles, but have run it down near empty looking for open gas stations in the middle of the night. I'd feel...
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 223,015
Posted By RedFrogTango
I thought about both of these suggestions: ...

I thought about both of these suggestions:

1) Stacking 2-high - I'm concerned about overloading the luggage rack with 30 lbs. BMW says no more than 10 lbs. And securing the rotopax to the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 223,015
Posted By RedFrogTango
I'm trying to figure out the best location to...

I'm trying to figure out the best location to mount a couple of Rotopax 1.75 or 2 gallon containers (one for fuel and one for water). I don't like the idea of mounting them to the BMW system cases -...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-04-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3,789
Views: 552,432
Posted By RedFrogTango
Nevermind - I'm giving it to a neighbor.

Nevermind - I'm giving it to a neighbor.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-02-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3,789
Views: 552,432
Posted By RedFrogTango
Ok, gotcha. Although I don't think I actually...

Ok, gotcha. Although I don't think I actually mentioned CL in the actual ad I posted in the general flea markey section, I can't say for sure. I clearly mentioned it in the Central Region section...
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 223,015
Posted By RedFrogTango
I realize that you are not very close to...

I realize that you are not very close to Illinois, but I do have my R1150R Rockster listed for sale in the flea market section. The bike only has ~20k miles.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-02-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3,789
Views: 552,432
Posted By RedFrogTango
The ad had been up for a couple of weeks with a...

The ad had been up for a couple of weeks with a dozen replys. It's no big deal. I'll just put up a new ad when I get a chance.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-02-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3,789
Views: 552,432
Posted By RedFrogTango
8' x 20' Canopy - Galena, IL (60134)

Time for some more house cleaning.

I bought this 8' x 20' canopy a couple of years ago to set up in my driveway for a couple of parties. ItI bought it from Farm and Fleet for ~$100. Here is an...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-02-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3,789
Views: 552,432
Posted By RedFrogTango
I don't think I mentioned a Craiglist ad in my...

I don't think I mentioned a Craiglist ad in my flea market ad.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-02-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 3,789
Views: 552,432
Posted By RedFrogTango
My ad for the tent has disappeared from the flea...

My ad for the tent has disappeared from the flea market "other" section. Let me know if anyone is still interested.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-02-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3,789
Views: 552,432
Posted By RedFrogTango
2003 R1150R Rockster. I've dropped the...

2003 R1150R Rockster.

I've dropped the price to $5800. The ad and a few photos is in the flea market section.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-01-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,010
Posted By RedFrogTango
Success! It was the fuel quick disconnect. It...

Success! It was the fuel quick disconnect. It had disconnected when I put the tank back on. In fact, it happened a couple more times each time I put the tank back on the mounts. It appears that...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-29-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 883
Posted By RedFrogTango
No problem. If you are still looking for things...

No problem. If you are still looking for things to do and want to see the central part of the loop, then you may want to walk over to Daley Plaza:
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-27-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 883
Posted By RedFrogTango
If you are looking for more of an old school...

If you are looking for more of an old school style hotel, the Inter Continental on North Michigan (about 500 North) is also a good bet.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-27-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 883
Posted By RedFrogTango
I always recommend to clients the Chicago...

I always recommend to clients the Chicago Sheraton Hotel and Towers on Columbus Drive and the Chicago River:...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-26-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,010
Posted By RedFrogTango
I bought the bike from another inmate earlier...

I bought the bike from another inmate earlier this year and this is the first time I have worked on it. So I have no idea what should be "normal" with respect to the connectors.

One thing I...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-25-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,010
Posted By RedFrogTango
I'll check all these. Thanks!

I'll check all these. Thanks!
Forum: Orange Crush 11-25-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,010
Posted By RedFrogTango
I'll take a look at the quick connect. It did...

I'll take a look at the quick connect. It did come apart on me a couple of times when I was stuggeling to connect the cross-over fuel line to the tap at the bottom of the tank. I thought I got it...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-25-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,010
Posted By RedFrogTango
07 990 Adv won't start after fuel filter replacement

I must be missing something simple or obvious.

My 07 990 Adv was running fine other than an obvious fuel related issue. The bike would start up and idle fine. But after a few miles it would start...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 223,015
Posted By RedFrogTango
I have a Ztechnik sport screen Z2443 (dark tint)...

I have a Ztechnik sport screen Z2443 (dark tint) mounted on the R1200R now. It is a minimalist screen that looks (IMO) very good on the bike, and is sufficient to deflect air from my chest, neck and...
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