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Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4,314
Views: 746,047
Posted By milo
They do feel a little tighter than they appear. I...

They do feel a little tighter than they appear. I rode my Nighthawk 750 to the dealership last summer just to compare it's riding position to a CB1100 which they had on the floor. I was surprised...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 36,226
Posted By milo
Nice bike, and a great deal too! I think...

Nice bike, and a great deal too!

I think they're pretty dressed up looking as they are. I'm just tweaking anything I feel will improve how it fits and works for me. Seat, rear rack, catless...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,755
Posted By milo
Mine's hooked up and will probably remain that...

Mine's hooked up and will probably remain that way for a while at least. The thing is if we disconnect it while it's still functional the spring will hold it in the open position (where you'd want it...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,755
Posted By milo
They do fail and get stuck, and not always in the...

They do fail and get stuck, and not always in the open position. Lots of threads at this site, here's just one.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,755
Posted By milo
FWIW regarding the flapper. The Remus person from...

FWIW regarding the flapper. The Remus person from Austria I spoke with at the MOA rally told me their testing showed the flapper to slightly help with a dip in the torque curve on Camheads. However...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,755
Posted By milo
13.0? Other than WOT that's pretty rich isn't it?

13.0? Other than WOT that's pretty rich isn't it?
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 36,226
Posted By milo
The sharp edges which *some* chains had to...

The sharp edges which *some* chains had to varying degrees has been corrected. This is why some shoes wore through in 25K while others not until 60. Fortunately while the shoes were getting worn they...
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 64,411
Posted By milo
The blue is nice I hadn't seen that before,...

The blue is nice I hadn't seen that before, congratulations. Come on Spring!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,755
Posted By milo
Yes, I like your post. :D But I thought Arizona...

Yes, I like your post. :D But I thought Arizona has emission inspections and w/o the cat will it pass?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,966
Posted By milo
The same signal on my Japanese bikes is about...

The same signal on my Japanese bikes is about where the wheel is so I find using the turn signal switch a little bit awkward too. Because of having to reach around the wheel it's a long stretch for...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,966
Posted By milo
Thanks for posting this, that little box is a...

Thanks for posting this, that little box is a great idea.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,966
Posted By milo
A couple comments. Going from a 2012 GSA (which...

A couple comments. Going from a 2012 GSA (which is about the same as your 2009 only louder:D) to a 2014 GSA the first thing I noticed was how much lighter feeling and steering the Wethead is. It's...
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,283
Posted By milo
Nice post rauchman, I wish you and your wife many...

Nice post rauchman, I wish you and your wife many happy miles together!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,078
Posted By milo
That's the impression I got as well. Basically...

That's the impression I got as well. Basically "when you bring it in for service it's connected to the diagnostic which also communicates directly to BMW for any updates". That's well and good as...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 768
Posted By milo
Seems all these BMW's with linked brakes, which...

Seems all these BMW's with linked brakes, which activate the rear every time you touch the front lever, are hard on rear brake pads.
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4,897
Views: 1,012,148
Posted By milo
LOL on a BMW of all things. But vendors say most...

LOL on a BMW of all things. But vendors say most BMW owners are very cheap!
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4,897
Views: 1,012,148
Posted By milo
It sounds high for a Nighthawk Kurgan but I was...

It sounds high for a Nighthawk Kurgan but I was going to list it for $3,500 with everything and maybe take $3,400-$3,350? The bike is nice probably never left outside, inside of the fuel tank is nice...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,078
Posted By milo
I don't know for sure but I doubt it. They...

I don't know for sure but I doubt it. They entered the VIN which I assume went to BMW's service site? I wonder if it would make a difference if they actually plugged the bike in enabling it to...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,078
Posted By milo
I've been in discussion with my dealer since last...

I've been in discussion with my dealer since last July about the very abrupt/harsh damping on my 14 GSA on surfaces such as broken, patched pavement, after riding for a while. In October they said...
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4,897
Views: 1,012,148
Posted By milo
2000, Mark. Hell I forgot to mention a brand new...

2000, Mark. Hell I forgot to mention a brand new set of tires go with it. The ones on now are getting worn with the rear having maybe 500 miles left so I bought new tires to have available after...
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4,897
Views: 1,012,148
Posted By milo
My preference is to sell it with everything but...

My preference is to sell it with everything but if I can't I'll take the extras off, you have first dibs on the stand Kurgan!
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4,897
Views: 1,012,148
Posted By milo
LOL spread the word in Canada that I'm selling a...

LOL spread the word in Canada that I'm selling a nice one with 8,700 miles. Plus it includes all the nice Honda accessories no one wants to pay extra for, including a Corbin seat not shown.:D

...
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4,314
Views: 746,047
Posted By milo
I understand. I've seen red but did Honda even...

I understand. I've seen red but did Honda even bring white ones to the US? It definitely should match your truck if at all possible.:D
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4,897
Views: 1,012,148
Posted By milo
Subscribed. I'll be selling my low mileage 2000...

Subscribed. I'll be selling my low mileage 2000 and need to get an idea how to price it.
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4,314
Views: 746,047
Posted By milo
By the time weather breaks it'll be long gone but...

By the time weather breaks it'll be long gone but there's a brand new 2014 standard in black (4 into one) for $8,000 locally. Snag it before it's gone and if you decide you don't like it you could...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,875
Posted By milo
I don't find heat from the cat an issue until...

I don't find heat from the cat an issue until maybe 85-90 degrees at which point the back of my right calf and thigh are feeling the heat.
Riding to the MOA rally in Minnesota last July the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,235
Posted By milo
I was thinking they come from Turkey? Shouldn't...

I was thinking they come from Turkey? Shouldn't cost any more to ship to the UK than to the US.
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4,314
Views: 746,047
Posted By milo
Maybe that's why with Honda's incentives 2014's...

Maybe that's why with Honda's incentives 2014's are on sale locally for $7,999 now? Seems like a heck of a deal to me.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,503
Posted By milo
I traded my 2012 GSA in just under a year ago...

I traded my 2012 GSA in just under a year ago with around 9K. It had Adventure side cases but no top case and was in mint condition. I got just over KBB trade-in, $14,000 as I recall. I don't know...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,261
Posted By milo
Pennsylvania has a higher standard of living so...

Pennsylvania has a higher standard of living so you all can afford to pay a little more! :D

Actually your GSA isn't bad, $369 for the 06 Duc is kinda high but then again it's a sport bike.
I...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,261
Posted By milo
Even on similar bikes insurance rates seem to...

Even on similar bikes insurance rates seem to vary quite a bit. I happen to have my yearly premium notice out to pay to Rider Insurance. It's full coverage including $2,500 in accessories, $500...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,725
Posted By milo
Not the exhaust, BMW reduced the power (and...

Not the exhaust, BMW reduced the power (and consequently the heat) on the engines for 2015.
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4,314
Views: 746,047
Posted By milo
Nice, in fact too nice. I need to unsubscribe...

Nice, in fact too nice. I need to unsubscribe from this thread..... quickly!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,424
Posted By milo
In addition looking at them both the Machine Art...

In addition looking at them both the Machine Art is definitely the better quality being molded as opposed to hot press formed. But if the Maier ones work many/most people will say so what?
I have a...
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4,897
Views: 1,012,148
Posted By milo
Where are the fenders?

Where are the fenders?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,725
Posted By milo
Test riding a R1200GSW I noticed the heat coming...

Test riding a R1200GSW I noticed the heat coming back from the radiators. If I kept my knees tight to the tank barely so, but in their natural position the hot air flowing at my legs was apparent....
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4,897
Views: 1,012,148
Posted By milo
Nah they wouldn't need to take care of it. ...

Nah they wouldn't need to take care of it.

I just bought a used DR650 to ride out there. At the end of each ride I changed the oil, washed the bike, pulled it in the corner of his garage and...
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4,897
Views: 1,012,148
Posted By milo
Yeah Texas would be nice. Maybe slightly better...

Yeah Texas would be nice. Maybe slightly better than Canada but basically we have the same motorcycle climate problem here in WV Kurgan.
For a number of years I left a motorcycle at a friends...
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,678
Posted By milo
Of your choices I'd probably go with the K1300R...

Of your choices I'd probably go with the K1300R just because it's so different than your GSA.

However........ and just my opinion, having owned a 07 K1200GT, numerous GS's (the previous two a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,277
Posted By milo
Mine is gold/gold but the heat I experience is...

Mine is gold/gold but the heat I experience is not from the headers or radiators rather heated air swirling around from the catalytic converter which is right beside our right ankle.
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