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Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2009, 12:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,992
Posted By uhmeebuh
It's not too bad - keeps the bugs off of my chest...

It's not too bad - keeps the bugs off of my chest but my shoulders get it. Better than no screen at all but, basically, it's a naked bike.

My MaMo screen is up for sale - perfect condition except...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,992
Posted By uhmeebuh
Without further ado, here's a few pics of the...

Without further ado, here's a few pics of the Machine Art Moto Slipscreen.

It can well packaged (with a mud sling too!) and with plenty of protection. Installed easily but the paint on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2009, 10:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,254
Posted By uhmeebuh
Again, the clutch failed on a ride on Saturday. ...

Again, the clutch failed on a ride on Saturday. Limped it 100 miles back to the dealer and they said "we assumed we fixed it when we replaced the Master Cylinder since it was leaking...". Luckily,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2009, 12:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,261
Posted By uhmeebuh
I ended up buying a set of Ohlins sprung for my...

I ended up buying a set of Ohlins sprung for my weight after comparing the costs and features out there. Turns out Ohlins was less expensive than Elka or Hyperpro and didn't have a 3-5 week lead...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2009, 08:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,992
Posted By uhmeebuh
Yup - the SlipScreen is up next and I hope to...

Yup - the SlipScreen is up next and I hope to receive it this week and be able to try it out over the weekend. Make it show up faster MaMo!! :D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,992
Posted By uhmeebuh
It has some adjustment in both the forward and...

It has some adjustment in both the forward and rearward mounting screws of the screen. I adjusted it so it looked good but have since lowered it a bit to give me even more smooth, quiet air. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2009, 10:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,992
Posted By uhmeebuh
Next up - Wunderlich FlowJet: I like it...

Next up - Wunderlich FlowJet:

I like it quite a bit better - but I prefer lots of air on me. To me, the airflow is much better due to it's narrow width and lower angle. The dark gray doesn't...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2009, 12:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,992
Posted By uhmeebuh
I was trying to not make this an extended "for...

I was trying to not make this an extended "for sale" thread :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2009, 10:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,992
Posted By uhmeebuh
So far, I don't like the Cee Bailey for me and my...

So far, I don't like the Cee Bailey for me and my torso height, seat height, helmet, etc. It is however MUCH better than the stocker. Much smoother air, air actually hits you, much better for rides...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2009, 09:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,696
Posted By uhmeebuh
That sucks, but look at the bright side -- you...

That sucks, but look at the bright side -- you now have a GREAT excuse to put some great aftermarket boingers on! :evil Ohlins, Elka, etc... You can have them shipped to you, sprung for your...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,992
Posted By uhmeebuh
The low windscreen thread

So, I've come from naked bikes and I just don't like all the wind noise and buffetting from the stock and higher screens. Sure, there are plenty of windscreen posts and they cover a LOT of tall...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,440
Posted By uhmeebuh
I just paid for my 600 miles service -- $396...

I just paid for my 600 miles service -- $396 total. Keep in mind, this is in CA prices so it's quite inflated :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2009, 04:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,254
Posted By uhmeebuh
Bike is in the shop for the 600 mile service and...

Bike is in the shop for the 600 mile service and to have this clutch hydraulics issue re-examined. The shop re-bled and will ride it home tonight to try to duplicate the problem. I've asked them to...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 439
Posted By uhmeebuh
I have the Cee Baileys Short screen, euro cut,...

I have the Cee Baileys Short screen, euro cut, light tint and it's much better than the stocker. Smoother air, no buffetting but still wind noise. But I had lots of wind noise when I rode it with...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2009, 08:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,569
Posted By uhmeebuh
Like many things in life, it depends! I...

Like many things in life, it depends!

I bought new because I plan on having this bike a while. Also, it's hard to find a used GS in these parts that's much less than new. So, the good news is...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,254
Posted By uhmeebuh
Just got back from a short 300 mile trip today...

Just got back from a short 300 mile trip today and the problem is kinda fixed.

I can still get the bike in gear but it has some strange but consistent behavior:
- In 4th-6th gears the clutch...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,261
Posted By uhmeebuh
Well, if I'm gonna drop $500 on springs (purchase...

Well, if I'm gonna drop $500 on springs (purchase and install) I may want to consider Hyperpro shocks or Wilbers. Ohlins are nice but I think I can get a comparable shock for a bit less moolah.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,261
Posted By uhmeebuh
Preload Settings for Heavy Rider - need a heavier spring for a 260lb rider?

So, I just bought an 09 GS (non-GSA) and I've fiddled with the suspension so it works for me (260lbs without gear).

The front preload is two from the hard/heaviest setting and I can't adjust...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,254
Posted By uhmeebuh
Got the bike back yesterday. Was told the...

Got the bike back yesterday. Was told the problem was just air in the line. They replaced, rebled, and pressurized the system. Rode it hard yesterday night and will go for a short ride this...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,254
Posted By uhmeebuh
The bike was picked up this morning and I can't...

The bike was picked up this morning and I can't seem to get the local shop to call me back that they've even received it.

The lever was still useless today so it seems to be more than air in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2009, 12:03 AM
Replies: 8,245
Views: 4,332,973
Posted By uhmeebuh
That looks awesome! Thanks for sharing... ...

That looks awesome! Thanks for sharing...

Mine shows up in a week or so - can't wait!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2009, 05:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,254
Posted By uhmeebuh
Thanks Roger! But no thanks for lowering my...

Thanks Roger! But no thanks for lowering my confidence even further!

Do you know if the dealers can do a "push bleed"? Or will they keep doing the same vaccuum method until I become furious...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2009, 10:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,254
Posted By uhmeebuh
Possible but this behaves more like air in the...

Possible but this behaves more like air in the hydraulics. I'll know more later this week...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2009, 09:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,254
Posted By uhmeebuh
Heh - that *was* the plan! I'll have ~1500...

Heh - that *was* the plan!

I'll have ~1500 miles before I go - a trip each weekend and I'll have no problem. I think I'll just have them do my 600 mile service early. I've broken it in hard...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2009, 08:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,254
Posted By uhmeebuh
I'm having BMW NA pick up my bike in the morning...

I'm having BMW NA pick up my bike in the morning and drop it off at the closest dealer. This thing really pisses me off -- mostly because I'm leaving in 4 weeks for a long ride and I'm rushing to...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2009, 06:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,254
Posted By uhmeebuh
I checked the adjuster screw first and moved it...

I checked the adjuster screw first and moved it as far out as possible to give me as much lever travel as possible. It worked for a while but the problem got worse...

I'm guessing I can just have...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,854
Posted By uhmeebuh
Hmm - interesting. I haven't found a dealer that...

Hmm - interesting. I haven't found a dealer that would tell me ESA was fine. In fact most every one agreed that I was well over the weight that ESA was designed for...

I doubt there's a weight...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,254
Posted By uhmeebuh
Good point - I'll call them tomorrow and get it...

Good point - I'll call them tomorrow and get it to the closest dealer. Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,254
Posted By uhmeebuh
Thanks but no hand guards on my model. I'm...

Thanks but no hand guards on my model. I'm generally pretty good on clutches but I've never had a dry clutch and have been taking precautions to keep it working well.

Grrr - I'm just mad about...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,254
Posted By uhmeebuh
Thanks! I'm hoping that's the case but I'm afraid...

Thanks! I'm hoping that's the case but I'm afraid of the potential damage done just trying to get home forcing the lever into gear. Not to mention all the stalls...

I'll have to wait until...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2009, 08:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,854
Posted By uhmeebuh
I ended up buying a GS without ESA and will get...

I ended up buying a GS without ESA and will get an aftermarket suspension once I can afford it. For now, new springs will allow me to adjust it for my weight and get me through my next trip (10...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,254
Posted By uhmeebuh
New 09 GS - clutch useless! Help!

So, I picked up a new 2009 GS last week and I've been trying to put some miles on gto get through my break in so I can do a 10 state trip in 4 weeks.

I now have 310 miles on it and over the course...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2009, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 905
Posted By uhmeebuh
Thanks Siva! Unfortunately, I can't find a...

Thanks Siva!

Unfortunately, I can't find a place that has the pipe and the mid-pipe available. Lead time from Remus is ~2 months currently. So, I bought a carbon Leo Vince which will fit...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2009, 04:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,822
Posted By uhmeebuh
How much time is "plenty of time"? :ear I...

How much time is "plenty of time"? :ear

I ordered one last week and I leave for a cross country trip in 4 weeks...what's been peoples average time for receipt?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2009, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8,245
Views: 4,332,973
Posted By uhmeebuh
Looks great! Is that the Wunderlich FlowJet? ...

Looks great! Is that the Wunderlich FlowJet? Any more pics?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2009, 06:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 905
Posted By uhmeebuh
Thanks! Yes - the vario cases are the OEM...

Thanks!

Yes - the vario cases are the OEM cases.

These ones: http://www.r1200gs.info/misc/hari-images/gs12_luggage.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2009, 11:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 905
Posted By uhmeebuh
Thanks for the info on the Staintune. :lol3 ...

Thanks for the info on the Staintune. :lol3

Any idea if the Hexacone will work with Vario cases?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 905
Posted By uhmeebuh
Remus Hexacone fitment with Vario sidecases?

I've decided the Hexacone looks the best to me and wondered if it has any fitment issues with the vario sidecases. The Leo Vince took itself out of the running because they say the side cases won't...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2009, 12:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,161
Posted By uhmeebuh
Anyone have pics of the machine art moto...

Anyone have pics of the machine art moto slipcreen?
http://machineartmoto.com/shopsite_sc/slipscreen.html

Of course I find this AFTER I purchase my ceebailey sport screen...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2009, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,161
Posted By uhmeebuh
Well, I bought the Cee Bailey sportshield in a...

Well, I bought the Cee Bailey sportshield in a light gray tint. Since there are noi pics on here of it, I'll post it up when I get mounted (and my new bike that isn't in yet!).
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