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Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 803
Posted By Moto Mark
I have the AltRider skid plate and I couldn't be...

I have the AltRider skid plate and I couldn't be happier. Took awhile to get mine as I bought it before my GSA-W arrived and they had to make new brackets for the GSA vs the std. GS, but worth the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By Moto Mark
Show Us Your Bar Risers-BMW 1200 GS/GSW LC

The last farkle on my '14 GSA will be a set of bar risers. Let's see what's out there.

I'd like to know how high I can go without dramatically altering the cables. On my 1150 GS I could go 1.5"...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,373
Posted By Moto Mark
I've talked to Twisted Throttle and the time...

I've talked to Twisted Throttle and the time range for the new mount to be in stock is in mid to late May. Won't do me any good for the trips I'll be making before that but at least there's one on...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1,127
Views: 162,041
Posted By Moto Mark
The BMW Shop in Ft Worth got its first Nine T...

The BMW Shop in Ft Worth got its first Nine T yesterday and the new owner has already taken it home. I came in early to take a few photos of the bike but I didn't stay long enough to meet the owner....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,892
Posted By Moto Mark
I've got a full Remus system about to go on my GS...

I've got a full Remus system about to go on my GS Adventure. Just waiting on the bike to show up :mad?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2,523
Views: 434,565
Posted By Moto Mark
I ordered the blue one too. Mine's supposed to...

I ordered the blue one too. Mine's supposed to arrive mid-Feb
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By Moto Mark
I do know the springs are on the outside of the...

I do know the springs are on the outside of the shoes (that is, they're facing me when I remove the wheel)

I'm going to take the wheel off tomorrow and check for wear as well as scuffing up the...
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By Moto Mark
Thanks guys, I'll try some of your suggestions...

Thanks guys, I'll try some of your suggestions this weekend
Forum: Airheads 10-11-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By Moto Mark
Rear Brake Squeal-R100 GS

I replaced the brake shoes on my 95 R100GS with EBC's and replaced the return springs and vibration rubber. I didn't notice at first but after only a few miles I'm getting a very loud and annoying...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,188
Posted By Moto Mark
I have a similar setup (Zega side cases and GIVI...

I have a similar setup (Zega side cases and GIVI Maxia top case).

I ended up making some 25mm spacers and used longer bolts on the plate for the top case so you could take the lids off without...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-14-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 19,367
Posted By Moto Mark
Hi rajavw, who makes the rack for your PX? I'd...

Hi rajavw, who makes the rack for your PX? I'd like to rig a Pelican case on my PX and I think a rack like yours would be the ticket.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-17-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,274
Posted By Moto Mark
I've put my deposit down and will be taking my...

I've put my deposit down and will be taking my chances,

Really, at the end of the day its only money. If I get it and love it it will be money well spent. If I don't I'll take the hit, sell it and...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-01-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 29,588
Posted By Moto Mark
I've got a Sport on order and it should be here...

I've got a Sport on order and it should be here next week. I rode the shop's demo last weekend and I was very impressed. My previous maxi was a Piaggio MP3 500 so it's not much of a comparison but...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-23-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 16,638
Posted By Moto Mark
They are in the US now, there's about two dozen...

They are in the US now, there's about two dozen in Baltimore at the BMW dealer meeting. They should hit the showroom floor by mid-November.
Forum: Airheads 07-17-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,747
Posted By Moto Mark
Keihan Exhausts for the R100 GS

Hey Inmates,

Who's had a Keihan exhaust system on their R100 GS?

My stock muffler is about to rust through in a couple of spots and I wanted to replace it with a system that looks like the...
Forum: Airheads 07-17-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,767
Posted By Moto Mark
Here's a link to the BMW Mobile Traditions site...

Here's a link to the BMW Mobile Traditions site where you can order a 'birth certificate' for your bike.

I did that a few years ago with a BMW car.
...
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 856
Views: 54,918
Posted By Moto Mark
Kokopelli Today 04:53 AM That was quick, just...

Kokopelli Today 04:53 AM
That was quick, just paid for mine. All I need is a buyer for my G/S and it's all good again.


Do you have any photos of your GS?
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,751
Posted By Moto Mark
Hey guys great ride report. I just arrived in San...

Hey guys great ride report. I just arrived in San Jose this afternoon and tomorrow I'll head out to Costa Rican Trails to pick up my 800GS. I'll be here for 2 weeks with a group from Moto Discovery...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,276
Posted By Moto Mark
I've got the carbon fiber cover and I know it's...

I've got the carbon fiber cover and I know it's overkill but it looks soooooo cool on the bike. I also got a carbon snorkel to match. I know it dosen't answer your initial question but that's another...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-11-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 878
Posted By Moto Mark
GPS Mount for 800GS-Beg, Borrow or Rent?

I'm going on a 2 week trip to Costa Rica in June and I'll be renting an 800 GS while I'm there. Does any inmate have a GPS mount for a Garmin Zumo 660 that I could borrow, rent, buy???
Forum: Battle scooters 09-03-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,271
Posted By Moto Mark
Ft. Worth, TX has a Vespa dealer !!!

Great news for Ft. Worth and Mid-Cities scooter fans, Eurosport Cycle has become an official Vespa dealer!! I was over there this morning and here's what's on the floor:

2-Piagggio Typhoon 125...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,688
Posted By Moto Mark
New Bonneville Owners-I need some advice

I'm seriously thinking about a Bonneville SE and I wanted to get some advice from the owners out there.

Why did you buy it?
What do you use it for? Touring? Commuting? etc...
What mods you've...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,051
Posted By Moto Mark
When you order the Ohlins you should be able to...

When you order the Ohlins you should be able to have the dealer make sure to order the correct spring for your weight and riding style. I don't know about the Aussie distributor but Ohlins USA will...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 703
Posted By Moto Mark
If you drag your crash bars you're seconds away...

If you drag your crash bars you're seconds away from a low side. Don't worry about it and install them. I have a set on my 02 1150 GS and they work great.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2010, 08:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,550
Posted By Moto Mark
I've been using custom molded earbuds from Big...

I've been using custom molded earbuds from Big Ears that I got at IMS Dallas a couple of years ago. They fit well inside of both helmets I use (Nolan flip up and Arai XD) and even though it blocks...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By Moto Mark
Yeah that's what I've gathered after talking to...

Yeah that's what I've gathered after talking to Touratech and a couple of guys on here. After looking at it again there's really no other way to make it work
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By Moto Mark
Another ZEGA install issue-1150 GS and low pipe

I'm installing the 2x 41 low pipe kit Zega's on my 1150 GS and I've come to a crashing halt.

I have the Staintune muffler with the low mid pipe but the muffler still sits too tall to mount the...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2010, 08:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,081
Posted By Moto Mark
I have some custom molded ear buds from Big Ears....

I have some custom molded ear buds from Big Ears. I got them at IMS in Dallas in 2008 and I have used them almost daily since. They fit well in my XD as well as my Nolan flip up and they do a great...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-09-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,405
Posted By Moto Mark
My normal 48 mile ride to work yesterday went to...

My normal 48 mile ride to work yesterday went to 80 miles and took almost 2 hours due to 3 roads being totally flooded and closed down.

On the ride home a section of 1187 by Burleson was still...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2010, 04:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By Moto Mark
JJ I owe you a beer! I checked the bulb and even...

JJ I owe you a beer! I checked the bulb and even though it was good it had came loose and was stuck with both filaments on. Removed the bulb, re-installed and presto, brake light is working again.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By Moto Mark
Well I thought the rear brake switch might have...

Well I thought the rear brake switch might have been pinched by a zip tie so I ordered another switch. No luck, brake light still stays on.:puke1

I'm running out of options. Before I break down...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By Moto Mark
I think its going from bad to worse, I checked...

I think its going from bad to worse, I checked the metal tab was in operation and it looks OK, I mean the bolt touches the metal tab and breaks the connection when you press down on the lever.

I...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2010, 07:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By Moto Mark
Thanks guys I'll check it out when I get off...

Thanks guys I'll check it out when I get off work, I poked at the metal piece but I didn't check if it was out of its tab.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2010, 04:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By Moto Mark
Thanks JJ, front brake is not touching the hand...

Thanks JJ, front brake is not touching the hand guard so we're good there. I'll check the plunger next.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By Moto Mark
Brake Light Stays on-1150 GS

Ok here's what I did: I installed a Touratech folding brake pedal. No problem, remove the stock lever, remove the brake light adjust nut and put it on the new lever, install the new lever and BAM I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,493
Posted By Moto Mark
I looked for a used 1150 and a 1200 and settled...

I looked for a used 1150 and a 1200 and settled on the 1150 because it just fits me better than the 1200. Not just the seating but in the overall way I feel when I'm riding the bike. It's kinda hard...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2010, 09:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,027
Posted By Moto Mark
Now that's scary, glad you're ok. That could have...

Now that's scary, glad you're ok. That could have happened to me, I posted yesterday about finding my valve stem about to pop off when I was doing a tire change. I've got some metal stems coming...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By Moto Mark
Thanks Jim, I like the metal ones too and...

Thanks Jim,

I like the metal ones too and I'm going to replace them on the bike. Just didn't know if there was anyhting special about these.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By Moto Mark
Valve Stems 1150 GS

Dumb Question: Does BMW use rubber or metal valve stems on the 1150 GS? I bought mine used and I was changing the tires last night and I noticed the rubber stem on the front was at a slight angle and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,239
Posted By Moto Mark
I work at a bike shop and we've had the best...

I work at a bike shop and we've had the best results with either Keyboard Carriers

http://www.keyboardmotorcycleshipping.com/

or Allied

http://www.funtransport.com/

The bikes do not...
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