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Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 48,434
Posted By Beemerlover
Doesn't matter who makes them. If a vehicle...

Doesn't matter who makes them. If a vehicle manufacturer sells a new vehicle, the buyer has the right to a reasonable expectation of having spare parts available if needed - period.

I'm sure...
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 48,434
Posted By Beemerlover
Thumbs down Damn sorry state of affairs!

Sad, but apparently true.

I wonder what's next? Maybe an electric bike that comes without the required battery charger?

Not supplying dealers with something as basic as replacement tires -...
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 48,434
Posted By Beemerlover
Talking Yep, same here. I've been riding for...

Yep, same here.

I've been riding for something like 55 years, and so far I've never owned a bike that had a gear indicator.

Amazingly, I can actually tell which gear I'm in without having...
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 48,434
Posted By Beemerlover
"I feel pretty stupid paying monthly payments and...

"I feel pretty stupid paying monthly payments and insurance for a motorcycle (that I love!) that is not able to be ridden."

Welcome to the ownership experience of many H-D riders! :D
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 48,434
Posted By Beemerlover
Plus, that H-D tire's gonna have "Harley...

Plus, that H-D tire's gonna have "Harley Davidson" cast into the sidewalls. Very bad form to have that on a Honda! :evil
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 48,434
Posted By Beemerlover
Really weird that all those bolt-on accessories...

Really weird that all those bolt-on accessories are readily available, but a replacement tire isn't. I wonder what happens to folks on road trips who have a flat far from home and call for road...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 48,434
Posted By Beemerlover
Your what?

Your what?
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 48,434
Posted By Beemerlover
Talking Yeah, I know! I just drop by those shops...

Yeah, I know! I just drop by those shops occasionally on Saturdays for the free burgers and sodas.

Plus, a lot of those Harley biker-chicks are pretty easy on the eyes too! :evil
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 48,434
Posted By Beemerlover
I wish Honda all the best and I hope you're...

I wish Honda all the best and I hope you're right, but I've yet to see one on the road in the Denver-Boulder area. Several languishing on local showroom floors, though.

On the other hand, all...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,708
Posted By Beemerlover
Question I thought that all ABS units employed...

I thought that all ABS units employed servo-driven hydraulic valves. Guess ya learn something new every day!

I'm puzzled over how an ABS system could work without them, though. :ear
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 48,434
Posted By Beemerlover
Thumb Well, ya got a point there. I can't really think...

Well, ya got a point there. I can't really think of one off hand. :D
Forum: Road warriors 06-01-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 48,434
Posted By Beemerlover
And just when I was thinking that bike couldn't...

And just when I was thinking that bike couldn't be made more hideous! :lol3

Seriously, though, that just doesn't do anything for its looks at all!
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 48,434
Posted By Beemerlover
Yep, for me that bike in the pic with the...

Yep, for me that bike in the pic with the optional taller windshield would be the ultimate. Now, if only I could afford one... :cry
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 48,434
Posted By Beemerlover
Thumb I don't know if it's that red color or the angle...

I don't know if it's that red color or the angle of the pic, but that bike looks MUCH better than those in other pics I've seen. :clap

Enjoy your new, reliable ride and keep us updated on your...
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 48,434
Posted By Beemerlover
I bought the first '75 Goldwing (like the one in...

I bought the first '75 Goldwing (like the one in the top pic) sold in my dinky little home town for $2495 cash.

I put over 45,000 miles on it over the three years I owned it and then sold it to...
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 48,434
Posted By Beemerlover
If I could afford a new bike, which I can't, and...

If I could afford a new bike, which I can't, and wanted a Honda, which I do, it would be the black F6B with the taller accessory windshield. To me, that's the best of all worlds! :clap

But...
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 48,434
Posted By Beemerlover
Thumbs down Agreed

They say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but in this case I agree. Epic fail for Honda on the looks of that bike! :cry

I've also noticed that several folks have seen and ridden them...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,382
Posted By Beemerlover
Jeez. You really are a condescending little...

Jeez. You really are a condescending little prick, aren't you?
Forum: Beasts 01-23-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2,106
Views: 565,639
Posted By Beemerlover
I called the number you listed & talked to Carlos...

I called the number you listed & talked to Carlos too. Very nice and courteous guy. Gave him my name etc. and he said he would pass it on to Mother Honda. Doubt if anything will come of it, but...
Forum: Road warriors 01-11-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 48,434
Posted By Beemerlover
You're absolutely correct, of course. Apologies...

You're absolutely correct, of course. Apologies to all for my misinformed post.

I've deleted it.
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 48,434
Posted By Beemerlover
Thumbs down Other than the Rune, this is the most hideous...

Other than the Rune, this is the most hideous bike with no real practical use that Honda's ever produced AFAIK.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-25-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,883
Posted By Beemerlover
Uh huh. Whatever you say.

Uh huh. Whatever you say.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-25-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,883
Posted By Beemerlover
Saying that you've ever had ANY problem with one...

Saying that you've ever had ANY problem with one of these bikes and/or asking about common failures/problems seems to be considered bitching by many of the members.

BTW, I love my Glock 34 & 35...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,883
Posted By Beemerlover
See what I mean?

See what I mean?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,883
Posted By Beemerlover
NOW you've done it!

BIG mistake complaining about a GS/A here!

This site is to Beemers what the NRA is to guns!

Good luck.
Forum: Ride reports 12-19-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2,050
Views: 1,207,222
Posted By Beemerlover
I know that spot where you took a leak. I've...

I know that spot where you took a leak. I've done the same right there too.

Yep, traffic on I 70 sucks ass 24/7/365.

You rock! Subscribed.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,957
Posted By Beemerlover
Thumb Good show!

Well,I'm pleasantly surprised and glad that they finally manned-up and did the right thing. :clap

Stories like this will go a LONG way towards offsetting some of the less than favorable ones that...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,952
Posted By Beemerlover
The first thing I would check is the battery...

The first thing I would check is the battery cable connections to see if they're clean/tight, then the other end of the negative cable for the same conditions. Other than that, somebody with more...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11,315
Views: 2,040,328
Posted By Beemerlover
From what I've heard and been told by dealers and...

From what I've heard and been told by dealers and techs, BMW doesn't really manufacture anything substantial in house. They design & spec the parts and assemble them in house, but other companies...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2012, 04:03 AM
Replies: 11,315
Views: 2,040,328
Posted By Beemerlover
Why? :ear

Why? :ear
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11,315
Views: 2,040,328
Posted By Beemerlover
If true, that would show extremely good judgment...

If true, that would show extremely good judgment on BMW's part.

The more Jap parts they put on these bikes (and the fewer German parts) the better!

Looking at the phantom pics of that new...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2012, 04:11 AM
Replies: 11,315
Views: 2,040,328
Posted By Beemerlover
Maybe they haven't actually built a running...

Maybe they haven't actually built a running version of a production bike yet.

Didn't somebody say that the bikes at the shows weren't able to be started?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11,315
Views: 2,040,328
Posted By Beemerlover
Damn! Ya beat me to it. I was about to say...

Damn! Ya beat me to it. I was about to say almost those exact words.

Great minds think alike, I guess! :D
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11,315
Views: 2,040,328
Posted By Beemerlover
Well, the human race is supposed to be wiped out...

Well, the human race is supposed to be wiped out on Dec. 21st. this year, so who gives a fuck? :D
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2012, 03:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,516
Posted By Beemerlover
I think I'll stick with my statement that it...

I think I'll stick with my statement that it might be simpler to just buy the BMW brand oil that's recommended for a specific bike from a BMW dealer and pay the price and document it. Then if (when)...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,757
Posted By Beemerlover
FWIW, back when I was considering one of these...

FWIW, back when I was considering one of these bikes, I was gonna go with the touratech specials with the cutout for the exhaust and their stainless rack. Pricy as hell, but looked like a better...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2012, 04:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,516
Posted By Beemerlover
Seems like, with these bikes at least, it might...

Seems like, with these bikes at least, it might make sense to just use the BMW-labeled lubes sold by the dealers - even though they're ridiculously overpriced. :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,708
Posted By Beemerlover
+1 on that Bro. Same for me. No doubt the...

+1 on that Bro. Same for me.

No doubt the fanboyz & apologists will chime in bigtime, but facts are facts.

AFAIK, these are the only bikes anywhere that have their own guy who makes a living...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,957
Posted By Beemerlover
You might want to check out ukgser.com Lots of...

You might want to check out ukgser.com Lots of info there too.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11,315
Views: 2,040,328
Posted By Beemerlover
You're right, I missed that. Two con rods per...

You're right, I missed that. Two con rods per piston - what a deal.
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