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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 08:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,210
Posted By Houndman
Picked up the bike and have ridden it much since...

Picked up the bike and have ridden it much since then. It is very "mechanical" sounding to say the least. Is there an issue with these bikes using a bit of oil for (?) how many miles. It has 19500...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,210
Posted By Houndman
While im out there with my coffee, what are those...

While im out there with my coffee, what are those chairs (brand) that looks like a director chair but built like a brick shithouse that holds like 300lbs?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,210
Posted By Houndman
Thanks for info. I am so looking forward to the...

Thanks for info. I am so looking forward to the ride. As for Starbucks I don't know if there is one in the fireroads and back roads of the Sierras. But I do like coffee.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,210
Posted By Houndman
Advice for first time BMW GSA owner.

Hey everyone, I am picking up a 2012 GSA with 19,000 miles on it. My first BMW. The seller has all records of maintenance,most recent at 18000 miles. It has a "NAV 4" gps, bmw panniers for GSA, and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-23-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,687
Posted By Houndman
If you can make it up to the foothills of the...

If you can make it up to the foothills of the Sierra Nevada's look up Gold Country Adventure cycles. They have KTM 1190,690,KLR, DR650 etc for daily rents etc. goldcountryadventurecycles.com
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,216
Posted By Houndman
Looking around there are some pretty nice bikes...

Looking around there are some pretty nice bikes out there for various prices on the 1200's. Some guys seem to sell em for much less than others with panniers,low mileage, and recorded maintenance...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,216
Posted By Houndman
I'm looking at an 03'.14000 miles in very clean...

I'm looking at an 03'.14000 miles in very clean condition. $7500. Seems like a good deal to me. Servo issue is the only thing here that has me concerned. Or should I be concerned? Kind of like the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-28-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 21,542
Posted By Houndman
Take the knobbies off and some stickers and...

Take the knobbies off and some stickers and wella! Just a white tenere! Throw a good suspension setup on with of course the knobbies and now you have a bike that is much better in off road...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-26-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 21,542
Posted By Houndman
Cool2 I chose the Super10, over the KTM and the BMW. I...

I chose the Super10, over the KTM and the BMW. I look at the Beemer and just love the finish, the KTM the purpose built looks. They do have character as far as aesthetics.. The Yami has less of a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-29-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 168,348
Posted By Houndman
The cow with the laser beam eyes are the...

The cow with the laser beam eyes are the culprits. That was good!:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,705
Posted By Houndman
You know I am stoked for your outcome on this...

You know I am stoked for your outcome on this problem with your brakes. I am currently looking to buy a large bore enduro. I started a thread yesterday asking about what owners think of their bikes...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,118
Posted By Houndman
Thanks bzrider, sorry for the confusion about...

Thanks bzrider, sorry for the confusion about which bikes 1150 or 1200. Those pics are great! Houndman
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,118
Posted By Houndman
It is not just about the movie dude! Thanks for...

It is not just about the movie dude! Thanks for making yourself feel a little better by assessing what you think of my question. All while letting me know that you think I will be getting a good bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,118
Posted By Houndman
cug I watched the show, unless I am wrong, I am...

cug I watched the show, unless I am wrong, I am referring to when the camera guy hit a rock and the frame was "splinted" with what appeared to be a couple of tire irons till they could get to a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,118
Posted By Houndman
[/COLOR][QUOTE=Houndman;15784255]." Ach du...

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Ach du Lieber...Oh, Lordy, Lord......99.9999% of us GS riders do NOT ride or will ever ride what the "Long Way Round" guys did. It was TOTAL abuse and it held...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,118
Posted By Houndman
Yea cug that would be a stretch with a phone in...

Yea cug that would be a stretch with a phone in a blender, but motorcycle frames that break from tip overs or running over a not so big rock out in the middle of no where cause me concern. Mostly I...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,118
Posted By Houndman
Thanks for you valuable help Pariah.

Thanks for you valuable help Pariah.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,118
Posted By Houndman
Hey stkmkt1, I am glad that you were actually...

Hey stkmkt1, I am glad that you were actually able to get up to get that bike after the crash..hope you are ok..
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 40,110
Posted By Houndman
Very nice job, I hope it works for you, you could...

Very nice job, I hope it works for you, you could make a killing if you could reel in all of these jobs from other owners!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,118
Posted By Houndman
Question 1200GS-either great or just over rated

I'm having a hard time here folks, after watching the Long Way Round, where there were multiple frame failures(cracks), electronic screw ups( sensors not letting the bike start,ABS things,etc) and...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 16,083
Posted By Houndman
Yea I ride my bike on So. Cal. freeways in...

Yea I ride my bike on So. Cal. freeways in driving rain and a million and one autos with no tire tread and all on cell phones everyday, whats wrong with you chopper non BMW pussies?
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2008, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7,644
Views: 1,265,699
Posted By Houndman
I appreciate all of your input Ned,I am new to...

I appreciate all of your input Ned,I am new to off-roading with an 08 530 excr.I went whole hog on this purchase,with a KTM.Coming off of street bikes.I am slowly but carefully morphing this bike...
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