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Forum: Airheads 05-15-2015, 01:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By gus
Thanks, that was the information I was looking...

Thanks, that was the information I was looking for. The conversion price helps me determine what I want to offer for the bike. And I could not find anything on ethanol use on Bing's website.
Forum: Airheads 05-14-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By gus
Looking at a '77 R75/7, questions

I am looking at a '77 R75/7 and had a few questions. I had a '75 R90/6 and a'92 R100 GS.
I rode the bike and it seems to run and idle good and it seemed to not have any handling quirks. It's been...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 826
Posted By gus
I tore the warning label off my mattress so I'm...

I tore the warning label off my mattress so I'm already an outlaw. :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 826
Posted By gus
Mine does that too. They all do that? LOL. I have...

Mine does that too. They all do that? LOL. I have about 18,000 miles on my Sertaou in January I noticed my left front signal dangling. I thought I must have snagged it on the cover or something. Then...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,310
Posted By gus
Buy'em books and send 'em to school...and what do...

Buy'em books and send 'em to school...and what do they do? They eat the teacher.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,961
Posted By gus
I say cover it or don't cover it. It's your bike...

I say cover it or don't cover it. It's your bike do what ever blows your skirt up. One more use for using the half cover is depending on which tent (how small) I take I can store my helmet or some...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,893
Posted By gus
I had bought a set of ROX adjustable risers and...

I had bought a set of ROX adjustable risers and could not adjust the bars so there would be no strain on the control cables, and hoses. I needed the manual to see how the caps come off the trees so I...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,893
Posted By gus
To lock the forks just turn the forks and hold...

To lock the forks just turn the forks and hold the button down a few seconds ans you can hear it lock.

Just an FYI to anyone buying a second fob. I figured I would buy a spare fob so I would...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,961
Posted By gus
Did your mother tell you to fear bearded Harley...

Did your mother tell you to fear bearded Harley riders? And if your place of employment hires barely literate people what does that say about you?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,961
Posted By gus
Same here. No it doesn't make the bike easier to...

Same here. No it doesn't make the bike easier to blow over. The half cover stores in the supplied fanny pack about the size of a foot ball. The half cover is part of my travel kit I don't leave home...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 777
Posted By gus
I love the fob. Just push the button. Lock the...

I love the fob. Just push the button. Lock the forks push the button. Open the gas cap, just lift it. No key to mess with. I like the shift assist, I use the clutch most of the time.

I have three...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 777
Posted By gus
I traded my '09 GSA in on a '15 GSA two months...

I traded my '09 GSA in on a '15 GSA two months ago. I put 50,000 trouble free miles on it and it still ran and rode and looked as good as new. But the last few cross country trips made me want cruise...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,319
Posted By gus
I ordered a spare fob and the parts guy told me...

I ordered a spare fob and the parts guy told me they had a box of metal keys that fit panniers. I understood him to mean it was a freebie if I dug in and found one to fit my seat and GPS lock
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2,682
Views: 378,611
Posted By gus
Advise needed

I am trying to research and learn about the different Bluetooth devises. What I want is just to get voice directions in my helmet from the Nav 5. I was also told there was an I phone app to interface...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 555
Posted By gus
If it was on there when you put the cover on it...

If it was on there when you put the cover on it has to be in the headlight though I don't see how. It would have fell off when you removed the cover.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By gus
Thanks, that's the answer I was looking for.

Thanks, that's the answer I was looking for.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By gus
Thanks but I bought it in Charlotte so they will...

Thanks but I bought it in Charlotte so they will take care of it. I just wanted to find out if anyone knew it had to be programmed by the dealer or if it came pre programmed and maybe BMW sent the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By gus
The plastic key will work for the seat and GPS...

The plastic key will work for the seat and GPS lock too. I just wanted a spare fob. I paid $120 with 15% off.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By gus
New spare key fob doesn't work

I bought a spare key fob and it doesn't work. It came with a battery in it. I had to give the parts guy my registration to order it. I assumed as he did it would come pre programmed to my bike....
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 69,715
Posted By gus
A few thoughts: Limited to only one bike...

A few thoughts:

Limited to only one bike would suck donkey ass. Neither of my two current Girl friends have the authority to tell me what I can and can't do. They would lose their place in line...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 23,075
Posted By gus
I will add two more data points: 2002 GSA sold...

I will add two more data points: 2002 GSA sold with about 90,000 miles and a 2009 GSA traded in on a new '15 GSA had 50,000 miles. Neither had any FD or driveshaft or seal failures.
Forum: Road warriors 04-14-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 69,715
Posted By gus
My solution was a set of take off mags bought off...

My solution was a set of take off mags bought off the HD Forums. Now I can plug a puncture and go....
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 69,715
Posted By gus
I have an '09 Street Bob with 38,000 trouble free...

I have an '09 Street Bob with 38,000 trouble free miles on it. It's low maintenance.

I don't know which ones to avoid but they come with the 103" motor now and I like the ignition switch on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 2,682
Views: 378,611
Posted By gus
Jim, mine always boots up on the home screen just...

Jim, mine always boots up on the home screen just like my Zumo. Maybe you can adjust the settings and save it.
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,219
Posted By gus
I rode a Chiefton in Daytona. It's a big...

I rode a Chiefton in Daytona. It's a big ponderous bike but you can get used to that. I thought power was soft off idle. I expected more torque but they may have it mapped that way to be smoother at...
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,219
Posted By gus
I like the Road King. I rode two at the Demos in...

I like the Road King. I rode two at the Demos in Daytona. They had one with the "Premium Suspension" P&A upgrade. They encouraged me to ride both for comparison. It is a $900 upgrade and worth it. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By gus
Because it doesn't know the words?:lol3 I'm...

Because it doesn't know the words?:lol3

I'm sorry I couldn't add anything positive, but I couldn't resist that.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,747
Posted By gus
Looks like it's time to reload the magazine on...

Looks like it's time to reload the magazine on the TP dispenser. Red line on those are 6200 rpm.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-04-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,166
Posted By gus
Daytona forecast is calling for a good chance of...

Daytona forecast is calling for a good chance of rain next week. What else is new?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,367
Posted By gus
FYI: I have a metal male and plastic female quick...

FYI: I have a metal male and plastic female quick connect along with spare o rings and two o rings for an 1150 fuel pump access in the flea market. I was surprised nobody wanted these. I kept them as...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,919
Posted By gus
I bought my '02 GSA new and sold it in 2012 with...

I bought my '02 GSA new and sold it in 2012 with about 90,000 miles on it. The stock suspension was a little tired but the bike still ran and rode good. It is one of the best motorcycles I ever...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,910
Posted By gus
I had a Moto Guzzi Quota and MG specified a moly...

I had a Moto Guzzi Quota and MG specified a moly additive along with the GL5 gear oil in the FD.

In the mid 1990's I bought a tube of BMW brand grease they recommended for greasing the driveshaft...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,042
Posted By gus
See my post #42. Harleys have the free publicity...

See my post #42. Harleys have the free publicity from all the TV shows. Plus they have over 100 years of name recognition. They are associated with America and freedom that can just be purchased. For...
Forum: Upcoming 02-22-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 21,604
Posted By gus
In Minneapolis : Behind the shower trailer, large...

In Minneapolis : Behind the shower trailer, large section of real estate under the water tower/shower/laundry area.

I'm a tent camper. It's just always been my thing camping and riding. Used to...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,042
Posted By gus
Very true especially purchasers of Harleys and...

Very true especially purchasers of Harleys and Choppers during the biker build off shows on tv. I'm sure a lot of guys bought bikes and had them delivered to their house and after trying to ride it...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,414
Posted By gus
News flash the KLR has the same type switch. So...

News flash the KLR has the same type switch. So does my G650 Sertaou. The Harley and '09 GSA have separate buttons but different from each other. My 1974 HD XLCH has a hard to reach button on each...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,414
Posted By gus
I have a price question. Where does the $26,000...

I have a price question. Where does the $26,000 come from? I assume fully loaded with 3 bags. What all did that include?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,042
Posted By gus
I have to apologize on that one, I did not read...

I have to apologize on that one, I did not read the ad. Next time I will engage my brain before putting mouth in gear.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,042
Posted By gus
I don't get the Harley cracks, maybe Yuppie, BMW...

I don't get the Harley cracks, maybe Yuppie, BMW car guy with a white sweater tied around his neck Starbuck's cracks. But Harley cracks have no correlation. I don't get it.

As far as the bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,079
Posted By gus
Do the different ride modes affect the fuel...

Do the different ride modes affect the fuel mileage?
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