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Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By pox
Thanks, we're heading over to belgium next week...

Thanks, we're heading over to belgium next week so we'll check with the remaining family to see if anyone has any info. There was a lot of stuff went missing in the war!
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By pox
Any help id'ing

We found this pic yesterday, it is my wife's grandparents in Belgium. We are guessing it is about 1938 give or take a year. Any help identifying the bike would be greatly appreciated. Will also post...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 728
Views: 162,323
Posted By pox
I've only put 250kms on it and while it's not as...

I've only put 250kms on it and while it's not as short of a throw as the 1150GS, I wouldn't call it anywhere near agricultural, I had a 95 Royal Enfield 500 Bullet and that was agricultural. It needs...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 728
Views: 162,323
Posted By pox
Picked up my new V7 racer yesterday and today she...

Picked up my new V7 racer yesterday and today she has 249kms, too damn cold to stay out for long!! Seat is going to take some getting used to, or time to break in but at nearly 6'2" 210lbs the bike...
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,271
Posted By pox
Thanks again Gentlemen The POS will be going on...

Thanks again Gentlemen
The POS will be going on a trailer for a little visit to the dealer, I hoisted the front end up with my tractor and in spinning the wheel it, very clearly, has side to side...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,271
Posted By pox
Thx Randy I'm only getting them to true the...

Thx Randy
I'm only getting them to true the wheel, only because the father inlaw wants it documented, he's had other issues with one of the dealers. Personally I'd only trust them to sell T-shirts!!...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,271
Posted By pox
Thanks guys My suspicion was that the rim was...

Thanks guys
My suspicion was that the rim was tweeked as the bike had a low speed whoopsie with my father inlaw's brother at the controls, I believe there was about $8k in damage (fixed by dealer,...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,271
Posted By pox
Anybody know?????

What an acceptable measurement of front wheel untrueness (deflection) might be? I have inherited an '06 HD street bob that vibrates wildly, wildly for a Harley!!! At anything above 50mph, I have...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,949
Posted By pox
+another1 on Rigid Industries, just mounted a 4"...

+another1 on Rigid Industries, just mounted a 4" E-series light bar to the beak of my 1150 GSA, very impressed!!
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-29-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,282
Posted By pox
I sold my 650 about 8yrs ago but I had a...

I sold my 650 about 8yrs ago but I had a Touratech tank bag that had a zipper on the backside to attach to the bike , I can't recall what the front attachments were but I do remember that it worked...
Forum: Canada 01-15-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 725
Views: 96,202
Posted By pox
Just enquired about this with Blackfoot...

Just enquired about this with Blackfoot Motorsports last week and was told that the recall clearance letter is now provided for a mere $750 !!!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,586
Posted By pox
That was what I was thinking as I've not been...

That was what I was thinking as I've not been able to find another one of this colour;

http://www.rockymountainhonda.ca/motorcycle/used/BMW/2005-BMW-R1200GS-cfc51da90a0a00640169c6f26af445e5.htm
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,586
Posted By pox
'05 GS Question

After being bikeless the past 7yrs , Mama gave me the go ahead to get another one!!! I've found an '05 GS in orange and my question was is there anything specific to look for in that model year? my...
Forum: Racing 09-18-2004, 11:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,529
Posted By pox
So what happened????

So what happened????
Forum: Racing 09-18-2004, 10:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,529
Posted By pox
MotoGP

Just watching the live timing updates from Japan and John Hopkins who started in 2nd place has crashed out on the first lap along with Max Biaggi , Kenny Roberts Jr , Colin Edwards , Loris Capirossi...
Forum: Regional forums 09-16-2003, 04:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,701
Posted By pox
My vote is for Calgary

I may be slightly biased as I've lived here my entire life , but I've been to a lot of other places and while BC is very scenic many areas are economically depressed , still lots of vettes and new...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2003, 08:43 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 11,760
Posted By pox
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: email i sent to BMWUSA

I agree with Chopperman 100% !!!! While as a GENERAL rule BMW does make great/very good bikes , when it comes time to deal with them , on any kind of issue where they SHOULD do something to make you...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2003, 10:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,281
Posted By pox
piaa vs hella

Considering the thoughtfull and un-biased opinions that abound here I was just curious how you fellers rated the PIAA 959 driving lights against the Hella micro DE's. I'm really not to sure which one...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2003, 03:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,010
Posted By pox
mph/kph conversions

Being from Canada and having fairly recently converted to metric (25 yrs) here are some more conversions for you:

18 Mph = 30 kph
25 Mph = 40 kph
31 Mph = 50 kph
38 Mph = 60 kph
44 Mph = 70...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2003, 10:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,131
Posted By pox
again

OOPS
PS.....I hope I can still hang out here after I switch to the other team
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2003, 10:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,131
Posted By pox
Talking test rides

The new Ducati/Aprilia dealer here , who I will not hesitate to name (revoluzione.com) is my new Saturday afternoon hangout and they really seem to be a good buncha guys. Everytime I stop by they...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2003, 08:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,131
Posted By pox
FISH

Finding one is no problemo but trying one out is outta the question for another 11 1/2 months until the next "official" test ride day , not a good way to sell bikes , methinks
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2003, 06:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,131
Posted By pox
Ride it??????

Chopperman ,
it's funny that you should mention riding one as just yesterday I phoned the "other" dealer (300km away) to see if my parts for my 650GS were in (they said they'd call but again...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2003, 08:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,131
Posted By pox
totally undecided , opinions welcome

What I'm unsure about is whether to go for a GS , a GS Adv. , or an Aprilia Caponord. I really don't plan on any "off-roading" other than the odd dirt or gravel road , I've got a dirt bike to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2003, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By pox
"THAT" dealer

Hey there
I'd only suggest that you keep a VERY close eye on THAT dealer. A.J.'s a good guy but everything else 'bout the place is pure EVIL.
Forum: Vendors 02-22-2003, 11:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,351
Posted By pox
BAD dealers

My experience with our local dealer here in Calgary , Alberta (Blackfoot Motosports) has solely resulted in my decision to pass on upgrading my 650GS to an 1150GS (longtime dream bike) in favour of...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2003, 06:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,679
Posted By pox
BMW vs Aprilia

First off I would like to thank everyone for the replies , I have to admit that I was somewhat surprised by the favourable opinions of the Caponord , after lurking here for several months and seeing...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2003, 04:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,679
Posted By pox
BMW vs Aprilia

Legion - I agree that a 3.5 hour ride is nothing but it could get to be a PITA when you "need" to get the bike to the dealer (perhaps in the back of a truck)

Doc Riverz - I am in southern Alberta...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2003, 11:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,679
Posted By pox
BMW vs. Aprilia

Been Lurking here for a while and I would genuinely appreciate any kind , gentle and un-biased opinions that could be offered to help solve my dilemma. I'm wondering if anyone would consider an...
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