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Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 43,329
Posted By BeachGuy
I'm in, in spirit only thought!

Have a great ride Doug, I'll be watching from Ireland and promoting you ride.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4,832
Views: 756,199
Posted By BeachGuy
Break the bead................ Seat...

Break the bead................


Seat the bead...................

http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p102/DrtBik/BMW/DSCN16881184_zps0fddd29b.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4,832
Views: 756,199
Posted By BeachGuy
Mine is a 2001 R1150 GSA and its show the letter...

Mine is a 2001 R1150 GSA and its show the letter "E" in 6th gear, stock gearing. Must be a particular year model change over.
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15,320
Views: 1,784,150
Posted By BeachGuy
Not sure what year model you have but try this...

Not sure what year model you have but try this link to help trouble shoot your fan problems. I know it for the K series bike, but it might help you. I was looking for the info I have on the F650, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4,832
Views: 756,199
Posted By BeachGuy
RallyeX, I cannot believe that the last 4 pages...

RallyeX, I cannot believe that the last 4 pages of the thread have been consumed about your new watches.:d I'm sure that 99% of the comments are just joking with you and wish they could be part of...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 15,320
Views: 1,784,150
Posted By BeachGuy
Look like something I have done and will most...

Look like something I have done and will most probably do again. And age has nothing to do with it. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 15,320
Views: 1,784,150
Posted By BeachGuy
Don't you wish every problem was this easy to...

Don't you wish every problem was this easy to fix. :clap
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1,419
Views: 353,872
Posted By BeachGuy
Might have to wait a little longer. John and his...

Might have to wait a little longer. John and his lady are in Orange Beach visiting the beach and we just got through visiting the Naval Aviation Museum at Pensacola Naval Air Station. The poor old...
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,419
Views: 353,872
Posted By BeachGuy
Finally

Great to see your back.

Now leave the Girl Friend alone and finish the damn ride report. If this keeps up much longer you won't remember anything except Cheap Gas. I think you must of inhaled to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 15,320
Views: 1,784,150
Posted By BeachGuy
Inquiring Minds need to know!

Can somebody elaborate on the difference between a Jap and a Euro lace pattern on the rims?
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 15,320
Views: 1,784,150
Posted By BeachGuy
I second the "Buy it", This bike will do both...

I second the "Buy it", This bike will do both hard surface and all the other crap. Something else might not.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-13-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 215,185
Posted By BeachGuy
A few photos of my little trip to Costa Rica ...

A few photos of my little trip to Costa Rica

Breakfast in Louisiana.
http://beachguy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/OB-to-JB/i-xbPFDFF/0/L/Basile%20002-L.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4,832
Views: 756,199
Posted By BeachGuy
Not sure who everyone is? But I'll bet that the...

Not sure who everyone is? But I'll bet that the seat you listed above is only foam and seat cover, not the bottom bucket. It's also for a G650GS only.

Try this site for seat replacement of foam...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4,832
Views: 756,199
Posted By BeachGuy
Please show me a photo of this bike when and if...

Please show me a photo of this bike when and if ever you get it dirty. Really nice looking ride.
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4,635
Views: 1,133,412
Posted By BeachGuy
Easy fix, hold down the Ctrl key and the + or -...

Easy fix, hold down the Ctrl key and the + or - key. It will either make the screen with the photo and the type set larger or smaller.

Hope this helps.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1,371
Views: 457,435
Posted By BeachGuy
Matt, I like the way you minimized your damage,...

Matt, I like the way you minimized your damage, you kept it on the same side of the bike!

I know for a fact it's easier to give my cat an enema, than it is to pick up a GS from it's cat nap. The...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 15,320
Views: 1,784,150
Posted By BeachGuy
Damn Gravel Seeker, it sounds as if you are...

Damn Gravel Seeker, it sounds as if you are trying to live up to your Forum Name: the seeker of gravel and it's consequences.

Get well soon. :norton
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 15,320
Views: 1,784,150
Posted By BeachGuy
If you have not done so already, go here! ...

If you have not done so already, go here! http://faq.f650.com/FAQs/Overheating_FAQ.htm

This should answer your questions.
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 15,320
Views: 1,784,150
Posted By BeachGuy
Don't see why not! The trick is going to be to...

Don't see why not! The trick is going to be to attach the slippery, smelly thing on the snorkel. Duck tape would probably do the trick. Don't forget to cut the other foot off and save it on the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15,320
Views: 1,784,150
Posted By BeachGuy
Pantyhose

If you have your bike apart to install a new air filter why not also raid your wife's sock drawer or your significant others drawer and steal one of their pantyhose. Then cut the foot out and wrap...
Forum: Latin America 03-26-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 14,953
Posted By BeachGuy
Now this is what this threads all about. Thanks...

Now this is what this threads all about. Thanks for posting. :clap :clap
Forum: Latin America 03-25-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 14,953
Posted By BeachGuy
I second your thoughts bananaman, this is what...

I second your thoughts bananaman, this is what this thread is all about. Everybody please tell me if a new asshole is on a some border in Latin America. I'll do the same.
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4,635
Views: 1,133,412
Posted By BeachGuy
Dragonseeker, when you start your trip be sure...

Dragonseeker, when you start your trip be sure and let us all know if you write a report. Ireland is on my trip list, would like to know how it goes.
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4,635
Views: 1,133,412
Posted By BeachGuy
Dragonseeker, when you start your trip be sure...

Dragonseeker, when you start your trip be sure and let us all know if you write a report. Ireland is on my trip list, would like to know how it goes.
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 15,320
Views: 1,784,150
Posted By BeachGuy
Try this post from Throttlemeister: ...

Try this post from Throttlemeister:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=494866&page=58 start at post number #1153. Hope it not the same problem.
Forum: Latin America 03-22-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 14,953
Posted By BeachGuy
When you make such statements as this, you have...

When you make such statements as this, you have thrown all riders into the same group. Tread lightly, not everybody fit your group.

I would suggest you go back to the beginning of this thread and...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2,865
Views: 1,064,362
Posted By BeachGuy
I have a 1995 K75. It has that same set up,...

I have a 1995 K75. It has that same set up, headlight and windscreen as the photo. My bike is considered a "Standard Model". That is it was built as a basic no frills K75. No ABS, no alarm system,...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 73,403
Posted By BeachGuy
Sorry if this has been covered before! I...

Sorry if this has been covered before!

I just found this company with video's and instructions on making vest and insoles, also gloves using flexible carbon fiber tape. It's worth looking at.
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4,635
Views: 1,133,412
Posted By BeachGuy
Don't Stop!

John your almost there, don't turn. As in aviation, if you don't like the weather in front of you then make a 360 degree turn and head that way.

Make it to the tip of South America.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4,832
Views: 756,199
Posted By BeachGuy
No,no,no white is not the fastest! Just the color...

No,no,no white is not the fastest! Just the color that attracts more bugs. Yellow, now that's fast.
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1,419
Views: 353,872
Posted By BeachGuy
John all you need now is a nice wooden plaque...

John all you need now is a nice wooden plaque with your extra parts mounted and a small engraved sign saying " Been there, done that " on it. Long term reminder of what not to do. LOL
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1,371
Views: 457,435
Posted By BeachGuy
Sorry Daz the Aussie, I had to re-post this photo...

Sorry Daz the Aussie, I had to re-post this photo over on another thread, South America and back on a 250 Super Sherpa Minimalist Adventure...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4,635
Views: 1,133,412
Posted By BeachGuy
John's new bike!

John, I just had to post this picture of the new RTW bike that was posted on the thread 'Let's see your R1150GS or R1150GS/ADV'.

I think this just might be your replacement moto for the future....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4,832
Views: 756,199
Posted By BeachGuy
This is what I got on a 2001 R1150GSA, not sure...

This is what I got on a 2001 R1150GSA, not sure what bike you have but here is a reference point on my GSAdventure.

Sorry for the quality, crappy iPhone and didn't see how bad it was until I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15,320
Views: 1,784,150
Posted By BeachGuy
Fuel Economy: Sept 2013 I rode from Orange Beach,...

Fuel Economy: Sept 2013 I rode from Orange Beach, AL to Seattle and back on my 2001 single spark F650GS. My riding partner was on a R1100RS. Our fuel average was 56 miles per gallon each. On the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 20,060
Posted By BeachGuy
Is it alive?

Just a bump to keep this thread alive. Tell us more!
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15,320
Views: 1,784,150
Posted By BeachGuy
Just a short note here about dielectric grease...

Just a short note here about dielectric grease and sprays: After 30+ years as an aircraft mechanic, I must state this obvious conclusion. Dielectric grease, paste or spray is designed to keep...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-17-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 853,925
Posted By BeachGuy
In the Real Estate business we say, "Buyers are...

In the Real Estate business we say, "Buyers are Liars and Seller are Yellers".
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15,320
Views: 1,784,150
Posted By BeachGuy
Take a look at the top rear section of your oil...

Take a look at the top rear section of your oil tank. It looks like a fitting (knurled copper fitting on screw) that is molded into the black plastic air box, which hold the rear of the oil tank onto...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 15,320
Views: 1,784,150
Posted By BeachGuy
Sorry, but I do not have an answer for your...

Sorry, but I do not have an answer for your question. My one and only 2001 F650GS had a stock seat on it. Two years ago I was making a trip on it from Alabama to Seattle and back. I knew my big butt...
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