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Forum: Beasts 01-31-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,866
Posted By wesel123
The newer DL650 is actually OK, But if I'm going...

The newer DL650 is actually OK, But if I'm going to shell out 10K for one I would much rather have the 800xc...the older DL is not my cup of tea.

We test road the TA we are thinking of buying and...
Forum: Beasts 01-30-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,866
Posted By wesel123
Transalp for 2 up

I need to tap into the wealth of knowledge on the site.

I sold my GS1200 a few months ago as Im having a hard time holding the bike up with my knees are going south on me. I need to find a...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-02-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 16,711
Posted By wesel123
Do any of you new owners have a good thought on...

Do any of you new owners have a good thought on two up riding??? Trying to decide between an RT and the C650Gt. Finally got to sit on one with the wife and with the addition of a back rest she...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,938
Posted By wesel123
They are very easy to work on. But time is the...

They are very easy to work on. But time is the issue for me. And dealers aren't cheap.......I think I paid just under $300 for a minor service.
Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,938
Posted By wesel123
Have you owned a BMW? Or are you thinking of...

Have you owned a BMW? Or are you thinking of getting one??
Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,938
Posted By wesel123
RT is always a fav of mine. I've had two in the...

RT is always a fav of mine. I've had two in the past and loved them....my biggest thing.....and sorry current beemer owners......is the maintenance. To frequent and I need to donate a kidney when I...
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,938
Posted By wesel123
The Magna is for sure on the list. Love the V4...

The Magna is for sure on the list. Love the V4 motor, I miss my VFR, mainly the motor.....not the riding position...:D

We went and sat on a few cruisers yesterday, I may be fighting an up hill...
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,938
Posted By wesel123
What about the FJR was uncomfortable?

What about the FJR was uncomfortable?
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,938
Posted By wesel123
Its just that brother.....both knees are shot and...

Its just that brother.....both knees are shot and I couldn't hold the weight of the GS. I'm 5'8" with a 30" even with a lowered seat and such it didn't make a difference. Two up was almost...
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,938
Posted By wesel123
LOL....no not really just like Honda reliability....

LOL....no not really just like Honda reliability. I'm kinda done with BMW maintenance, so getting a Yamaha or Honda is very appealing....still haven't ruled out and ST or an FJR either. I've had an...
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,938
Posted By wesel123
Thanks I'll check out the the Star for sure.... ...

Thanks I'll check out the the Star for sure....

I did see that Yamaha is coming out with a Vstar 1300 front faired bagger....but then again I don't want to send 13K for a new bike....but it has a...
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,938
Posted By wesel123
I was looking at the Guzzi California....but the...

I was looking at the Guzzi California....but the lack of Guzzi dealers give's me the willies.
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,938
Posted By wesel123
Plenty of mixed ridding for sure....I'm thinking...

Plenty of mixed ridding for sure....I'm thinking back to a 1600 miler we did two up on the 1150 GSA and going up the 5 was a pain....easy for that bike but worried a smaller displacement would get...
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,938
Posted By wesel123
Yep ...totally plan on ridding before I buy but...

Yep ...totally plan on ridding before I buy but wanted to narrow down the choices first.
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,938
Posted By wesel123
Yea 750 is way to small. There are a few VTX...

Yea 750 is way to small. There are a few VTX 1300's and some Shadow 1100's that are pretty inexpensive locally.
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,938
Posted By wesel123
Touring is 1600 miles on a few days. Don't really...

Touring is 1600 miles on a few days. Don't really want to camp on those long rides.

I'm more concerned with power to cruse at 80, 2-up and luggage for a few days.
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,938
Posted By wesel123
Like them but need to be low to the ground.....I...

Like them but need to be low to the ground.....I just sold my GS because of bad knees.
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,938
Posted By wesel123
Smallest Vtwin for 2up touring

Hey all, what is the smallest V-twin metric bike that would be suitable for 2 up touring???

Is an 1100 Shadow or a 1300 VTX..or even the bigger 1800 and 1900's.

Any help would be appreciated.
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,833
Posted By wesel123
LOL....they were the first ones I...

LOL....they were the first ones I called.......man oh man was that frustrating. The kind DMV employee (I use that term VERy loosely) informed me that the bike will have to have all of the proper road...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,833
Posted By wesel123
Some confusion comes from the fact that they...

Some confusion comes from the fact that they allowed it for many years then stoped from 05 to 08 I think. Then the Govenator repealed the law and it was ok again????
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,833
Posted By wesel123
Yea that's all fine and dandy but when the people...

Yea that's all fine and dandy but when the people writing the laws don't know what they writing or can legitimately understand what they are reading back to you......well you get the idea....
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,833
Posted By wesel123
Can't get a solid yes/no on Plating in California

Can anyone enlighten me on whether or not you can REALLY get a green sticker plated here in California??

I've done as much searching as I can on this site but cant' get a solid answer?

I know...
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,003
Posted By wesel123
That's exactly what I was looking for!!! Thanks...

That's exactly what I was looking for!!! Thanks brother!!!!
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,003
Posted By wesel123
How reliable are the new Moto Guzzi's??

Girl friend is digging the V7 Classic and there are a few 2010's in our area. Being a Beemer guy I don't know much about the reliability of the Guzzi's. Can you all point out the pluses and minuses...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-01-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,508
Posted By wesel123
Even with Lowering links the KLR is too tall,...

Even with Lowering links the KLR is too tall, same as a DR. I've been craigslisting a few used G650's not bad in the price department.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-01-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,508
Posted By wesel123
I tried but she said "Hell No!!!!!" Wait a...

I tried but she said "Hell No!!!!!" Wait a minuite....she never goes on this site.....hummmmmm:evil
Forum: Old's Cool 07-31-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,508
Posted By wesel123
Not being a dick at all. Her concerns are...

Not being a dick at all.

Her concerns are reliability. And is this really a first timers bike. Her goals in learning to ride are to be able for both of us to do some long distance trips and...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-31-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,508
Posted By wesel123
We sat on an 80and it was close. It would need...

We sat on an 80and it was close. It would need the seat modded.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-31-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,508
Posted By wesel123
Is an R80 or 100 G/S a good first bike???

Hey Guys,

My girlfriend is taking her MSF class is two weeks. Ive been pushing her towards a G650 or an F650 (lowered). But shes really wanting and older GS.

Is it a good idea???? Other than...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,006
Posted By wesel123
Price wise I'm not sure they are cheaper. I just...

Price wise I'm not sure they are cheaper. I just got of the phone and for a rear using their pre-load adjuster is $985 ($689 using your stock pre-load). The front is $509.

Wilbers was about $1500...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,006
Posted By wesel123
I would like to know as well. Those works look...

I would like to know as well. Those works look like a good option.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2010, 09:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By wesel123
Finally got her going. I totally for got to...

Finally got her going. I totally for got to reconnect the fuel pump....Im such a dumb ass.

Thanks for all the thoughts though.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By wesel123
No I did them in reverse so I don't cross them....

No I did them in reverse so I don't cross them. Good thought though.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By wesel123
New disconnect but now wont start

Hey guys, had to replace all my quick disconnects on my 1150 GSA. Now it wont start. Is there a trick to get the air out of the fuel injection. Or do I just keep turning her over till she goes???
...
Forum: Americas 08-25-2010, 11:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By wesel123
Need a Hotel in San Fransisco

Hey all,

Calling on the collective knowledge of you all. The better half and I are on a 5 day trip from LA to Crater Lake. On our return trip we will be staying in San Fransisco on Sunday the 5th...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,752
Posted By wesel123
NOOOO Don't buy it!!!!!!!! Sounds like it has WAY...

NOOOO Don't buy it!!!!!!!! Sounds like it has WAY to many problems....

Why don't you give me the guys number and I'll give him a piece of my mind for selling such a piece of crap to a fellow...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 49,993
Posted By wesel123
Some more pics of lights before and after. These...

Some more pics of lights before and after. These mounts are AWSOME. Way to go Eric....thanks again!!!!! Per PIAA I wired all the light on one switch. No problems so far. But I love the looks I get...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-26-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,065
Posted By wesel123
New Garmin 665

Anybody got one yet???? I want to hear a real review. Seems like a nice unit, does everything you could ask for but a grand is pricey. I want to make sure its really whats its cracked up to be.
...
Forum: Vendors 06-25-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 904
Views: 133,006
Posted By wesel123
Hey Dan, I wanna jump on the band wagon....

Hey Dan,

I wanna jump on the band wagon. Can I get price for front and rear for an 04 1150 GSA.

Thanks

Ian
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 923
Posted By wesel123
Shoei DS in Matte - HATE IT

I love the helmet it's self but absolutely hate the matte finish. My helmet is only a year old but looks like its 5 years old. Every little mark, finger print and so on you can see.

That being...
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