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Forum: Equipment 02-23-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,156
Posted By Leu
Thumb Mounted and balanced off the bike by a local...

Mounted and balanced off the bike by a local parts shop here for $287
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,156
Posted By Leu
They're Here

Replaced a set of BT-023 on the K1100LT with T30 this week. First ride today, temperature 52F. They seem a little bit stiffer on bumps, but that could be the temperature? Otherwise noticed no...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,502
Posted By Leu
The code sticker for the LT should be under the...

The code sticker for the LT should be under the seat, on the frame or fender. If they can't find it as I remember there are tables somewhere on the interwebs showing colors/codes for the various...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 188,458
Posted By Leu
I think you're right. This is the new Rockster.

I think you're right. This is the new Rockster.
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,502
Posted By Leu
I have the same bike which took a nap on me one...

I have the same bike which took a nap on me one time in the driveway(watch out for the reluctant kickstand not fully engaging). The crash bars take the brunt of the weight, but I couldn't see...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,200
Posted By Leu
Check. Has the RS rear wheel, BT-023s and Work...

Check. Has the RS rear wheel, BT-023s and Work performance shock. Still not R-bike handling.
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,200
Posted By Leu
Time for something different

Bought an '04 R1150GS new on close-out and kept it for 6 years/32k miles with no real problems. Liked the suspension, handling and load capability. Liked the ease of doing my own maintenance and...
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,991
Posted By Leu
Ascot + Silverwing = NT700V

This bike takes me down memory lane. Back in the day I had an '83 VT500FT. The engine was smooth at highway speeds and I tried some longer trips on it. Liked the shaft drive and water cooling but...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2010, 09:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,250
Posted By Leu
Motoelekt Prices

http://www.motoelekt.com/lighting.htm
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,250
Posted By Leu
Motorrad Elektrik

This one seems to work well for me:


http://www.motoelekt.com/40LED1100.htm (http://www.motoelekt.com/40LED1100.htm)
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 584
Posted By Leu
Thumb I'll Take It

PM'ed you Mark.

Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2009, 03:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,136
Posted By Leu
Good Stuff

I have had good experience with their maintenance parts. They have fast service and reasonable prices. Watch out for shipping costs on engine oil though. Whatever I may have saved on the purchase...
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2009, 07:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 23,715
Posted By Leu
I also have the Mountain 25 and agree with the...

I also have the Mountain 25 and agree with the drawbacks. I bought it on sale at REI after suffering with a leaky REI 2 person something-dome on an Alaska trip(returned for a refund). Even with the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-04-2009, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By Leu
Forest Service Website

Try the forest service link to current conditions for Gifford Pinchot:

http://www.fs.fed.us/gpnf/recreation/current-conditions/

I don't know how often they update it but hope it helps.
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2009, 08:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By Leu
Tobinators and Cee Bailey's

I have a Cee Bailey's and Tobinators, which seem to be a little better than the stock screen and Tobinators. In my case installing a Russell saddle made for higher seating position so I should have...
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2008, 07:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,988
Posted By Leu
If you get more than one piece of heated clothing...

If you get more than one piece of heated clothing make sure you have separate controls for each. Although the single Heatroller I have will handle the wattage for my jacket and pants, to be...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2008, 07:53 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,652
Posted By Leu
Napa

I'm using the Napa filter, but it takes a different sized filter wrench than the BMW. They sell a plastic wrench at the Napa store.
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2008, 08:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,916
Posted By Leu
This is great advice. I had used an REI tent a...

This is great advice. I had used an REI tent a few times before going on a long Alaska trip, where it rained a lot. Found out the rainfly had a leak in a single spot. It would have been better to...
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2008, 05:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 993
Posted By Leu
Napa

+1 on NAPA. Consumer Reports had them at or near the top of their ratings within the last couple years. Reasonable price too.
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2008, 09:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,993
Posted By Leu
My mowers seem to be sensitive to older gas and...

My mowers seem to be sensitive to older gas and won't start on it. Like others, I would put it in a nearly full car or truck. Just my opinion.
Forum: Vendors 01-10-2008, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,358
Posted By Leu
Timing

Mitch,

You're killin' me man.

I just recieved my Mojolever today(like it) AND some nylon stock from McMaster Carr to make my own mojoblocks! Wish I had known you were going to do these. The...
Forum: The Garage 10-10-2007, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 757
Posted By Leu
I picked up this one at Sears . Seems to work...

I picked up this one at Sears . Seems to work fine, with lots of temp. adjustment. Sometimes they put them on sale.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2007, 07:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By Leu
If I understand your problem I had something...

If I understand your problem I had something simliar on my '04 GS. In my case the cannister was clogged and so the drainage hole in the filler neck wasn't allowing the water to drain away. Dealer...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2007, 09:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,582
Posted By Leu
Hi Paul, Ironically, I live in the city and...

Hi Paul,

Ironically, I live in the city and my lawn is postage stamp small! Long story short is the tractor was inherited from my Dad and I keep it in the garage until I move to a place where I...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2007, 09:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,582
Posted By Leu
Micatech on 1150

Do these bags make my butt look big? The wide angle lens may make them look proportionally larger than they actually are.

http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i304/ddlaurit/IMG_0380.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2007, 07:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,069
Posted By Leu
CB and Tobinators

That combination is also working well on my 1150.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2007, 01:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 846
Posted By Leu
cyclebuy.com

I just got some for my 1150 last week from cyclebuy.com
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2007, 10:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By Leu
I was able to contact the US distributor when I...

I was able to contact the US distributor when I needed parts and they were very helpful. Try this:

<table style="width: 249px;...
Forum: Beasts 04-02-2007, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 13,263
Posted By Leu
Not "risers" but Type 2 handlebars at Suburban...

Not "risers" but Type 2 handlebars at Suburban Machinery:

http://www.suburban-machinery.com/sv650.htm

Good luck.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2007, 12:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,979
Posted By Leu
Thumb Thanks for the tips RL. By the way, where did...

Thanks for the tips RL. By the way, where did you find the reflective tape and adhesive heat shield? Like to try this myself.

--Dan
Forum: Vendors 03-25-2007, 06:08 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 10,278
Posted By Leu
Hi Rick, Check for a PM from me. --Dan

Hi Rick,

Check for a PM from me.

--Dan
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2007, 12:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,940
Posted By Leu
+1 When I returned a ratchet, they pulled a...

+1 When I returned a ratchet, they pulled a bucket of what I assumed was reconditioned ones from under the counter and handed me one in exchange.
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2007, 10:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,050
Posted By Leu
I would echo the suggestion of looking for some...

I would echo the suggestion of looking for some vintage '70s gear. Before ebay became so popular there was a lot of it available at garage sales. More difficult to find now, but the stuff seems to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2007, 05:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,039
Posted By Leu
Tire availability is an important point,...

Tire availability is an important point, especially on the newer RTs. A friend and I rode some gravel roads in Alaska last summer, he on a new RT and me on a GS. The new RT has low profile tires...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2007, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,814
Posted By Leu
You can buy the expensive BMW specific one or...

You can buy the expensive BMW specific one or save some money and just get the BT Jr. The Jr will charge it properly according to someone I spoke to at the manufacturer. I can confirm it has been...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2007, 08:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,455
Posted By Leu
On my two most recent bikes, the SV650 (simple...

On my two most recent bikes, the SV650 (simple inexpensive round headlight) was much better than the R1150GS. Even with the Hella F55 pair I added to the GS, the SV was still better. I like a lot...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2007, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,601
Posted By Leu
Duffles, Bungees

Had good luck with a duffle similar to this:

http://www.rei.com/online/store/ProductDisplay?storeId=8001&catalogId=40000008001&productId=48098999&parent_category_rn=22000467&vcat=REI_SEARCH

As...
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2007, 03:53 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 24,422
Posted By Leu
You probably have the later, improved version. ...

You probably have the later, improved version. The earlier one I have was notorious for not being able to simmer. And no, it is not leaking. I have just been too frugal to replace it!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2006, 01:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,559
Posted By Leu
Do It

Sorry I can't help by talking you out of it. Put 22k mi. on my '04 and have enjoyed it a lot.

You know you want it. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2006, 11:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,516
Posted By Leu
Saddle fit and comfort is a very individual...

Saddle fit and comfort is a very individual thing. Some people report good results with the stock BMW saddle, but not me.

I rode in for a Rick Mayer saddle. Rick is a good guy and his saddles...
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