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Forum: Australia 07-03-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,326
Posted By GS-Jake
The Evil of Motorcycle Insurance

Hey guys

Just got the insurance in on my Adventure and almost fell over at the price, it seems that I work only to pay insurances, regos and phone bills sometimes, as Rumpole of the Bailey says...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By GS-Jake
I think Gaston Rahier got the tall seat option...

I think Gaston Rahier got the tall seat option for is GS as well

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfHS9ri6FwM

:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 777
Posted By GS-Jake
Don't ride this bike again the engines gonna...

Don't ride this bike again the engines gonna blow:loll I'll take it off your hands for a small fee so you remain safe:clap

:wink::wink::wink::wink::wink::wink::wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 992
Posted By GS-Jake
Hey Shadhardman Just a few statics for you,...

Hey Shadhardman

Just a few statics for you, at this point there has been 14 posts on your thread, 11 have been from you:lol3

Not saying anything:deal

Hope you get your problem sorted
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,267
Posted By GS-Jake
I'm not sure what help anyone here can be. The...

I'm not sure what help anyone here can be. The bike is at a BMW dealer don't accept it back unless they diagnose a real problem. Any dealer worth his salt would have offered a loan bike in this...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 673
Posted By GS-Jake
I stand corrected :eek1what I should have said...

I stand corrected :eek1what I should have said was "It will be easer to source an amount of not compressible fluid suitable for the particular type of motorcycle mentioned and specifically for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,877
Posted By GS-Jake
Exhaust valve sticking? What would cause it to...

Exhaust valve sticking? What would cause it to stick, bent shaft, how would that happen? if it did stick would the piston knock it closed, you would hear that and a rattle from the valve gear.

I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,255
Posted By GS-Jake
Don't fucken worry about it, they build them...

Don't fucken worry about it, they build them tough, :eviljust get out there and ride.:lol3 All the better if you have your significant other with you.:freaky

And if it brakes :cryjust fix it or...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 673
Posted By GS-Jake
Probably easer to get Brake fluid than Horse...

Probably easer to get Brake fluid than Horse Piss. :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By GS-Jake
What do ya mean Summer? Its mid-winter over here....

What do ya mean Summer? Its mid-winter over here. We actually we had our two days of winter now back to a high of 24 deg (75 deg F).:rofl:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,240
Posted By GS-Jake
Or you could completely charge the battery then...

Or you could completely charge the battery then leave it for the two or three days (or how ever long it normally takes to go flat) then see how it reacts. Did i mention not to hook it up to the bike....
Forum: Australia 06-12-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 2,643
Views: 506,163
Posted By GS-Jake
Handbrake, handbrake, handbrake!

Handbrake, handbrake, handbrake!
Forum: Australia 06-12-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,714
Posted By GS-Jake
Hey guys just on the "glass half full" thing one...

Hey guys just on the "glass half full" thing one pub that has reopened after the SEQ floods is the Glamorganvale Hotel although now called the Bottle Tree Hotel. For those of us in the...
Forum: Australia 06-07-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By GS-Jake
Thanks guys that's always a good stress reliever...

Thanks guys that's always a good stress reliever ride:clap
Forum: Australia 06-04-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,332
Posted By GS-Jake
Remembering Doc.. Years ago, sometime in the 80's...

Remembering Doc.. Years ago, sometime in the 80's a mate of ours had a bike accident, coming down Mt Tamborine as I recall and ended breaking his neck and becoming a quadriplegic. He was a big Angels...
Forum: Australia 06-02-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,276
Posted By GS-Jake
Hey Al I know what you mean about how easy...

Hey Al

I know what you mean about how easy it is for a rider to disappear, a while ago a guy when off the road here on Mt Glourous and was not found for a week or so

Regards
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 823
Posted By GS-Jake
Hey Ian I suppose the key is "define fuel...

Hey Ian

I suppose the key is "define fuel smell". Mine is just a slight odour mainly when I fill up, but sounds that it might mean a bit more for you.

All the best I hope you track it down.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 823
Posted By GS-Jake
Hey Ian I would not be concerned, I have a...

Hey Ian

I would not be concerned, I have a 2013 GSA and recently sold an 1150 adventure and for both bikes you could smell fuel when they were parked. Here in Australia we don't have the charcoal...
Forum: Australia 05-28-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,276
Posted By GS-Jake
Thanks for the responses, I am convinced that the...

Thanks for the responses, I am convinced that the Spot Gen 3 with the Ram mount is the way to go. More importantly She is also convinced that this will be an added safety feature to my solo rides
...
Forum: Australia 05-26-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,276
Posted By GS-Jake
Tracking

Now that I'm sitting at home after surviving a heart attack I'm just trying to get some order into my life again. Three weeks post event and I'm back on the bike and another three weeks before...
Forum: Australia 05-22-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,922
Posted By GS-Jake
Just one more thing-Helmets. I'm in the market...

Just one more thing-Helmets. I'm in the market for a new one and so have been looking around. I'm thinking that the Schuberth is probably one of the best quality helmets around and are only imported...
Forum: Australia 05-22-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,922
Posted By GS-Jake
I also went for the 30km limit, that will...

I also went for the 30km limit, that will hopefully be just fast enough for us to get past the cagers before they notice and can move to block:rofl

If i'm stuck in the traffic in a car and notice...
Forum: Australia 05-22-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,922
Posted By GS-Jake
Every time I have to go into the city I practice...

Every time I have to go into the city I practice lane filtering so it'd be great if it was legal. For those of you that ride Brisbane the Centenary Highway between 8 and 9 in the morning, it just...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By GS-Jake
Not sure what the use is in other countries but...

Not sure what the use is in other countries but you can buy a very nice oil container and bracket to hold it in place. :eek1
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,903
Posted By GS-Jake
Hey Jim I see we joined about the same...

Hey Jim

I see we joined about the same time,:dealI see that you have got over 44,000 post and me only 300:cry. I don't know how you find the time to post so many:huh, but then I spend more time...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,903
Posted By GS-Jake
Yeah thanks for that, ignorance is bliss hey.

Yeah thanks for that, ignorance is bliss hey.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2013, 02:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,903
Posted By GS-Jake
I had thought that this was the cause I have...

I had thought that this was the cause I have ridden two or three other 1200s with the flapper thing and just normal engine noises . I'll ask the dealer maybe there is some kind of adjustment that...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,903
Posted By GS-Jake
Rattle in GSA

Hey Guys

Picked up a new 1200 Adventure in Triple Black a month or two ago. This happens to be my fourth BMW, my third GS and my second Adventure in twenty years. There have been a few...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2013, 01:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,818
Posted By GS-Jake
Just getting back to the OP when you bought the...

Just getting back to the OP when you bought the bike and asked the previous owner "has it ever been down the road?" and he said "only a small accident" Do ya think he may have been down playing it a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-24-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,403
Posted By GS-Jake
My guess is that it's a company car. As we all...

My guess is that it's a company car. As we all know company cars can hold more gear , go further between servicing and two wheel drive company cars can go where a four wheel drive goes :rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Face plant 01-21-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 16,157
Posted By GS-Jake
Mate I just got out of hospital yesterday...

Mate

I just got out of hospital yesterday myself after a burst appendix and was feeling a bit sore and sorry for myself but after watching your you tube program feel totally inspired. Its amazing...
Forum: Australia 12-15-2012, 12:28 AM
Replies: 4,515
Views: 635,609
Posted By GS-Jake
Hey I liked this bike as well, snapped a...

Hey

I liked this bike as well, snapped a pic if it on my Iphone on the footpath in central Melbourne last time I was down. Had it as my wall paper for a while on the phone too. Anything on two...
Forum: Australia 12-06-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 17,585
Views: 2,120,416
Posted By GS-Jake
Well said.

Well said.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2012, 02:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,896
Posted By GS-Jake
Why not spend a few bucks and take it to an auto...

Why not spend a few bucks and take it to an auto electrician experienced with BMW bikes. Sounds like you don't know that much about the electrical side and it may well be a quick fix for someone who...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 47,011
Posted By GS-Jake
I started this thread 6 years ago almost to the...

I started this thread 6 years ago almost to the day and it now has 31,500 views and still going. I didn't realise that this was such an on going problem.

I've moved on, not everyone else has....
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 110,208
Posted By GS-Jake
Don't worry, unless its a HP2 then of course...

Don't worry, unless its a HP2 then of course :eek1it could catch fire at any time as this thread proves:cry. But you will always get a good price for it even burnt out:rofl, $550 USD or $150 AUS (I...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 110,208
Posted By GS-Jake
Off course he can. It may look like a reject from...

Off course he can. It may look like a reject from a Ducati parts bin:huh and it will have to sit in your lounge room and you will have a huge number of forum followers but it will be fixed, sort...
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,552
Posted By GS-Jake
My pick would have to be the Ducati 500 Pantah, I...

My pick would have to be the Ducati 500 Pantah, I know they are getting a bit old now but it fits the bill almost completely. Well it is chain drive not shaft but that aside, I suppose you have to...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,150
Posted By GS-Jake
Thanks for your advice, much appreciated

Thanks for your advice, much appreciated
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,150
Posted By GS-Jake
Electrical Stuff

I know that those wires are filled with smoke cause when I short them smoke comes out. Which brings me to my question. My friend has a 2008 F800ST with a battery that goes flat after standing. She...
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