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Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2015, 02:18 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 69,597
Posted By andy57
I have ridden and owned many different brands...

I have ridden and owned many different brands over the years, I like variety and if it were financially possible I would have a fleet of bikes. I do have to save some money for Excellent coffee,NOT...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 69,597
Posted By andy57
Yes , the R12R was exciting at times which my Low...

Yes , the R12R was exciting at times which my Low Rider is not. With the added floorboards it is acceptable. I wanted a Road King I just could not find a used one at a reasonable price and I refuse...
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 69,597
Posted By andy57
Bridge Builder, I once owned an R1200R and loved...

Bridge Builder, I once owned an R1200R and loved it. I currently ride a Dyna Low Rider, while it does not bring the same smile on my face it is nonetheless a great bike for what I intend to do. I...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-27-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 29,527
Posted By andy57
BMW Navigator V ...

BMW Navigator V

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1052951&highlight=navigator
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 69,597
Posted By andy57
Just got this ride after being on BMWs for...

Just got this ride after being on BMWs for awhile. 2009 FXDL put Michelin commander II tires on it for riding season. Like the tires and the bike so far
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 683,757
Posted By andy57
Back on a Harley after several BMWs, like both...

Back on a Harley after several BMWs, like both brands it is just time for a change 2009 FXDL

http://i540.photobucket.com/albums/gg339/mcfam57/IMG_1059.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-20-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 859
Posted By andy57
For Beer ,check out Obed and Isaacs on 6th street...

For Beer ,check out Obed and Isaacs on 6th street in Springfield. Great Beer and food :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,229
Posted By andy57
My 2013 GSW gets 40-42 average loaded. Thats...

My 2013 GSW gets 40-42 average loaded. Thats running 70-80. If I keep it under 65 it usually gets 50-55 mpg, I have 7300 miles on it so far
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,126
Posted By andy57
We use a Wilson booster where I work in a 60 x...

We use a Wilson booster where I work in a 60 x 120 long metal bldg. AT&T service before booster sucked with the I phones,after installing the booster service is great. We were told we would need 2...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-02-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,346
Posted By andy57
It was a great rally last year, good food and...

It was a great rally last year, good food and fellowship around the fire at night. :clap
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-12-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By andy57
I used to live near there ,East of Macomb into...

I used to live near there ,East of Macomb into Fulton county lots of gravel backroads can be found. Especially over near the Bernadotte ,Il area. Head west toward the Mississippi river and follow the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 46,981
Posted By andy57
I can not find them either here in the US ,I even...

I can not find them either here in the US ,I even called Michelin and they had no knowledge of this tire in the US! I am very interested in trying them out.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-14-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4,803
Views: 810,557
Posted By andy57
For anyone thats interested I have a 1996 Suzuki...

For anyone thats interested I have a 1996 Suzuki Dr650 in the main fleamarket for sale in Jacksonville,ILL

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23695880#post23695880
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,818
Posted By andy57
I bought the grey/ white because I thought it...

I bought the grey/ white because I thought it would be cooler in hot sun. I do not care if it gets dirty, I am not in a fashion show at Starbucks. I really ride. Get what you feel comfortable with...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-22-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,884
Posted By andy57
Jacksonville,Indiana ...

Jacksonville,Indiana

http://i540.photobucket.com/albums/gg339/mcfam57/P1000817.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 23,601
Posted By andy57
56 , I had 2 GSs then tried a roadster and now...

56 , I had 2 GSs then tried a roadster and now back to a 2013 R1200GSW
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-24-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11,240
Views: 3,840,183
Posted By andy57
No ,I am still in California until the 1st then I...

No ,I am still in California until the 1st then I will figure out if I want to brave the cold or haul it and my sons new bike home from St Louis
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2,214
Views: 661,141
Posted By andy57
Not praying ,but maybe just real thankful. No I...

Not praying ,but maybe just real thankful. No I was holding a camera,and yes I am extremely lucky this woman puts up with me
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-22-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8,460
Views: 8,300,059
Posted By andy57
Not the greatest picture of my wife ,nonetheless...

Not the greatest picture of my wife ,nonetheless she made this Christmas purchase possible for me,and she has been my faithful supporting wife for 38 yrs so I believe I will keep her. Beside you...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 2,214
Views: 661,141
Posted By andy57
Not the greatest picture,but I am excited. I had...

Not the greatest picture,but I am excited. I had just went to Gateway BMW the week before for the Open house and looked at a new GS ,came back yesterday to help my son finalize his first BMW...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-22-2013, 03:09 AM
Replies: 11,240
Views: 3,840,183
Posted By andy57
Not a great picture but I was excited as Santas...

Not a great picture but I was excited as Santas helper aka CFO made this possible for me for Christmas. Thanks also to Tom at Gateway BMW
2013 R1200GS LC. used with only 863 miles...
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2,532
Views: 467,965
Posted By andy57
Yes it say if you add $487.50 or more shipping is...

Yes it say if you add $487.50 or more shipping is free LOL :rofl
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-13-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,798
Posted By andy57
Hey if you missed this rally you missed a great...

Hey if you missed this rally you missed a great one. Plan on attending next year its always a good time especially on top of the hill, Go Springfield Milers :clap
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2,532
Views: 467,965
Posted By andy57
Congrats on you bike,Have lots of fun ,I love my...

Congrats on you bike,Have lots of fun ,I love my 12 R1200R
Forum: The Garage 09-08-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,999
Posted By andy57
I had an 2006 330xi great driving car ,but what a...

I had an 2006 330xi great driving car ,but what a money pit. The only way to own one is to trade before the warranty is out.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-07-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,798
Posted By andy57
It is a great rally ,super nice roads and great...

It is a great rally ,super nice roads and great people. Highly recomended
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-02-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4,803
Views: 810,557
Posted By andy57
Darien XXL

I have a Hiviz Darien XXL for sale in fleamarket, $250 shipped , Buy the jacket and for $50 more will throw in the Aerostich liner that zips in. Here is the link to fleamarket ad...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,323
Posted By andy57
I moved from a GS to an R1200R and I love...

I moved from a GS to an R1200R and I love ,lighter in weight and just seems a lot more fun. If you test ride you will buy. :clap
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-06-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,239
Posted By andy57
I second that, Gateway BMW is the best. Of course...

I second that, Gateway BMW is the best. Of course I am prejudiced as it is the closest dealer to me . But really they are great people who treat you like family :clap
Forum: Road warriors 12-01-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2,532
Views: 467,965
Posted By andy57
Every ride is an Adventure for me,just climb on...

Every ride is an Adventure for me,just climb on and head out where ever the raod takes you. This pic is just coming back from an early Thanksgiving morning ride, did not want to miss dinner
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2,532
Views: 467,965
Posted By andy57
Yes I love my 2012 R1200R, had a GS ,GSA andd...

Yes I love my 2012 R1200R, had a GS ,GSA andd looked at an RT but this R is making me smile :clap
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-11-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 580,796
Posted By andy57
Falling Leaf Rally Potosi ,Mo ...

Falling Leaf Rally Potosi ,Mo

http://i540.photobucket.com/albums/gg339/mcfam57/008.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,441
Posted By andy57
I see a familiar trend in this thread and I will...

I see a familiar trend in this thread and I will again repeat it . Test ride until you find one the makes you smile, because isnt that why we all ride no matter which brand . To truly enjoy the time...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-31-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11,240
Views: 3,840,183
Posted By andy57
Just back from 600 mile service , I am loving...

Just back from 600 mile service , I am loving this bike


http://i540.photobucket.com/albums/gg339/mcfam57/Bikes/R1200R3.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 08-31-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,441
Posted By andy57
I rode Harleys, sportsters, super glide...

I rode Harleys, sportsters, super glide wideglide,streetglide and switched to BMW started with a GS then GSA and now a R1200R, like other posters said go to a dealer and test ride different models...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-19-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 475
Posted By andy57
Gateway BMW

Yesterday my wife and I went to Gateway and I traded in my GSA for a 2012 R2100R,and I am always amazed at the way the folks at this dealership always treat us . Even long before we ever spent a dime...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By andy57
I have an 07 also, I always reset my tripmeter...

I have an 07 also, I always reset my tripmeter when filling up and know what mileage I will get based on riding style. My fuel strip or gauge does not work nor do I care as long as my tripmeter works...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,557
Posted By andy57
I too struggled with this a few years ago. I am 5...

I too struggled with this a few years ago. I am 5 10 and same weight and went with a 1200 adventure no regrets and all smiles. If we always wait for new versions or technology life will pass us by...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,181
Posted By andy57
I lowered mine the same wilbers shocks , same...

I lowered mine the same wilbers shocks , same height as for a gs . then I found another inmate on here willing to trade side and centerstand, works great with a low sargent seat for my 30 in inseam,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,020
Posted By andy57
I had mine replaced at the dealer and yes it had...

I had mine replaced at the dealer and yes it had to be programmed. The whole time to replace and do the job was 2.4 hrs total cost was $1340 parts and labor. This was on a 2007 R1200GSA
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