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Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,122
Posted By JollyQuick
If the flooding has subsided I highly recommend...

If the flooding has subsided I highly recommend the ride to Askja. Its an old caldera (Viti) in the middle of the island with natural hot springs that folks go skinny dipping in. Its right next to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,122
Posted By JollyQuick
Laugh Pip, Sadly all three of us are still wage...

Pip,

Sadly all three of us are still wage slaves to megacorps and our time is more valuable than our money. You are correct if you can burn the time, 4+ days in and 4+ days out on the ferry, then...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,122
Posted By JollyQuick
Iceland in July

Greetings fellow inmates!

Here's yet another boring ride report on Iceland :wink: As there are already several great posts with pictures on touring Iceland such as...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By JollyQuick
Cry 1200GS Bizarre Stalling / Not Starting Problem Solved

Greetings all,

Well it's about time I pay everyone back for all those times I've come to these threads looking for answers to issues with my 2005 1200GS. Nice to be able to give back for once. I...
Forum: EMEA 12-13-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,884
Posted By JollyQuick
I'm running into the same problem--I can't seem...

I'm running into the same problem--I can't seem to get anyone from the adverstising Iceland Motorcycle Tour/Rental companies.

My Group is in Germany though and we may just ship are bikes...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,078
Posted By JollyQuick
Greetings all, I've ridden my 05 GS1200...

Greetings all,

I've ridden my 05 GS1200 through every conceivable condition from near full water immersion to extreme heat and cold and have never had a problem with my servo brakes. However the...
Forum: Face plant 08-24-2005, 06:54 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,871
Posted By JollyQuick
Now THAT's funny. Nicely put DOD :rofl JQ

Now THAT's funny. Nicely put DOD :rofl

JQ
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2005, 06:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,029
Posted By JollyQuick
Does anyone have the reference/tech service...

Does anyone have the reference/tech service advisory paper for this statement:

>>>There was a dealer fix that was suposed to happen at delivery that required them to manually bend out the float...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2005, 01:13 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 14,503
Posted By JollyQuick
Um Squidly, I believe you've already...

Um Squidly,

I believe you've already (inadvertently of course) started above mentioned trouble.

I must concur, of course. As, if you can't field strip your own rear drive with a Leatherman and...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2005, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 1,619,564
Posted By JollyQuick
Um, Not to sound crass, but she can ride a...

Um,

Not to sound crass, but she can ride a unicycle as far as I'm concerned. My IQ dropped about a 100 points when I saw that post (witch plases mee in the nega tiffs I beleef)

Mongo like...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2005, 12:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,785
Posted By JollyQuick
SQD8R, That would be nice, but what about...

SQD8R,

That would be nice, but what about the prestige and cool points of owning a shiny, new 1200 GS Adventure as opposed to one of those old, ratty, "regular" GS's?

:lol3

JQ
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2005, 12:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,806
Posted By JollyQuick
WTF is an "Inclusion"

Willi-P (That isn't short for Willy-Pete is it by chance?)

From what I can tell the "inclusions" in my windscreen were small stress cracks that were only visible in direct sunlight. They look...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2005, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 925
Posted By JollyQuick
Mike, Bad Call--the future is now...the fuel tank...

Mike, Bad Call--the future is now...the fuel tank side panel obstacle has, apparently, been overcome. Not the prettiest mod, but I'm sure they'll get tweaked as demand increases... Kudo's to MaxKool...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2005, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 1,619,564
Posted By JollyQuick
Gawhk! [cleaning up my beer] Great Googly...

Gawhk! [cleaning up my beer]

Great Googly Moogly,

No fair Jim. Appealing to the male basic programming is just plain wrong--but Oh So Nice....Gahhh, dancing chocolate bears....



JQ
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2005, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By JollyQuick
Kdude, With topped off tank (center stand,...

Kdude,

With topped off tank (center stand, fuel to the middle of the filler neck) I sputtered to a stop at exactly 412 Klicks. Around 100 Kms after the "Kms to go" gauge read "0"--as I mentioned...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2005, 11:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,806
Posted By JollyQuick
Last service (6K), the BMW service manager...

Last service (6K), the BMW service manager pointed out my brakes squeak "excessively" and I had some obvious "inclusions" in the windscreen (never noticed either). Modified the brakes and replaced...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2005, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By JollyQuick
Thumb Damn I love this bike!

Just short of 10,000 Km and I can't believe I'm not bored yet. The 1200 GS really is an extra-ordinary machine.

My 1200 GS and I have toured Germany, Austria, France, and Luxembourg this summer. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2005, 11:33 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 16,428
Posted By JollyQuick
Dude! Improper ATGATT? Are those open toed...

Dude!

Improper ATGATT? Are those open toed sandles? Unbelievable. I am glad to hear he was alright but, sheesh, the Smithsonian is going to want their helmet back :huh

JQ
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2005, 01:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,991
Posted By JollyQuick
:rofl ROFL! :rofl Laughed so hard I...

:rofl ROFL! :rofl

Laughed so hard I couldn't breathe! The "helfpful" comments are priceless. I particularly like the 100MPH tape comment...just priceless!

Scary thought is that anyone...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2005, 12:59 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 16,428
Posted By JollyQuick
$15K bike and you're worrying about doing...

$15K bike and you're worrying about doing wheelies? What's the motivation--chicks? You're not one of those guys that bought "Mr. Microphone" to impress the chicks are you :rofl

Heck, you're...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2005, 09:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,385
Posted By JollyQuick
Mine squealed as well. Bought can of silicone...

Mine squealed as well. Bought can of silicone spray, sprayed all three calipers, wiped off excess. Rode bike, no more squeal. After about 600Kms the squeal returned, re-siliconed squeal gone.

I...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2005, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 644
Posted By JollyQuick
YTA, I had the same issue with the center...

YTA,

I had the same issue with the center stand--felt like an idiot when I couldn't get the darn thing up on the center stand in public. Went home and worked on the "technique" (use leg pressure...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2005, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 897
Posted By JollyQuick
TKC's and the 1200GS

Finally got my TKCs delivered and installed! What a difference, compared to the Deathwings. Took the bike out and thrashed about some trails, very nice...

However, I still can't get over how...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2005, 12:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 584
Posted By JollyQuick
Eh? Interesting 1200GS Fuel Sensor/guage Info

Greetings all,

In an earlier post I mentioned I discovered my fuel gauge was showing empty when it still had about 8 liters (~2 US Gal) of fuel. Well I finally got around to talking to the local...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2005, 01:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,464
Posted By JollyQuick
Top down: Skull: BMW System 5 Helmet ...

Top down:

Skull: BMW System 5 Helmet
Eyeballs: USAF issue polycarbonate shatter proof shades
Ears: USAF issue earplugs
Torso/Spine/Elbows/Forearms/Shoulders/Kidneys/Ribs: Joe Rocket Blaster...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2005, 12:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 781
Posted By JollyQuick
LS, Nice job, you have talent. As to your...

LS,

Nice job, you have talent. As to your concept, I think your probably pretty close to the mark. However that could just be wishful thinking on my part :D

I do hope BMW goes evolutionary...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2005, 03:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,162
Posted By JollyQuick
I'm astonished at how crappy that looks. ...

I'm astonished at how crappy that looks. Double-yuck :nah :nah. I take it you won't be keeping this fine piece of equipment?

JQ
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2005, 03:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,265
Posted By JollyQuick
I'll third the recommendation of the SOLAS tape. ...

I'll third the recommendation of the SOLAS tape.

It's kind of FUGLY (it has the word "SOLAS" embedded in the tape itself) But we use it in the USAF and I'll tell you what...It sticks to just...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2005, 01:29 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 29,601
Posted By JollyQuick
MK, I'm planning on an Iceland run myself. ...

MK,

I'm planning on an Iceland run myself. Keep me posted if/when you solidify your plans. I'm having a hard time finding a wingman who'll brave the far north.

I've been through the center...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2005, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 1,619,564
Posted By JollyQuick
Picture of my GS by Ronneburg Castle, Germany. ...

Picture of my GS by Ronneburg Castle, Germany.

http://tinypic.com/4hxo5v


And, just in case you think my bike sucks...I saw this and couldn't resist a subliminal message pic :D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2005, 12:59 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,145
Posted By JollyQuick
Uh oh... Now that looks sweet. Ouch, me...

Uh oh...

Now that looks sweet. Ouch, me aching wallet :lol3

JQ
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2005, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By JollyQuick
Cry 1200GS Fuel Gauge Problem

After chuckling softly to myself as I read other's seemingly petty complaints about their new 1200GS, it appears its my turn...

My fuel gauge hasn't wroked right since bringing it home. I wanted...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2005, 06:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,452
Posted By JollyQuick
BMW EVO 5 is absolutely the best I've owned yet...

BMW EVO 5 is absolutely the best I've owned yet in terms of noise and comfort. The sad thing is that they are basically illegal in the States :cry

See my review here:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2005, 06:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,475
Posted By JollyQuick
I have the 1200GS System Topcase and have had it...

I have the 1200GS System Topcase and have had it down some fairly bumpy unimproved trails. I've also dumped the bike once (already) with the topcase installed. Due to the excellent posts on this...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2005, 12:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 784
Posted By JollyQuick
Question :eek1 Triple digits on TKCs! I think these...

:eek1

Triple digits on TKCs! I think these things are only rated up to 100MPH. Heck in Germany they won't even mount the darn things without a bribe as the 1200GS comes up "Verboten" for that...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2005, 10:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 594
Posted By JollyQuick
Loki, Welcome to Xanadu! You'll find a lot...

Loki,

Welcome to Xanadu! You'll find a lot of folks in this asylum with the same GS manic problems...and yes we spend a lot of time and $$$ on cool sh!t to strap on our bikes...

:rofl

JQ
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2005, 07:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,220
Posted By JollyQuick
Um, Believe that would be "Titties Twisted"...

Um,

Believe that would be "Titties Twisted" or "Panties in a Wad." Lets get our aphorisms straight shall we, hmmm :D

JQ
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2005, 11:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 897
Posted By JollyQuick
Most of the stuff was last year's clearance...

Most of the stuff was last year's clearance and/or demo stuff, but I'm not complaining! I was more than happy to help the dealer out with his "last years inventory" problems :evil

JQ
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2005, 10:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,708
Posted By JollyQuick
Hey all, After re-reading this thread and...

Hey all,

After re-reading this thread and actually paying attention to your comments, I'm amazed. I've been riding motorcycles since I was seven years old and I think I have to agree with the...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2005, 10:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,219
Posted By JollyQuick
My apologies for my ignorance, Duh. I...

My apologies for my ignorance,

Duh. I didn't realize the BMW EVO 5 was not available in the States. I made a bad assumption and figured since it was made by BMW it was available...
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