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Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,145
Posted By Quin
Well let me ask this. How important is balancing...

Well let me ask this. How important is balancing the tires?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,145
Posted By Quin
thanks guys

thanks guys
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,145
Posted By Quin
BMW tires that scary?

Let me start off by saying I found a place, finally. But I have called 10 different places to get my new heidenau's mounted and every place either says they can't mount tires I bought for insurance...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,578
Posted By Quin
I have an 07' with the same issue. I had...

I have an 07' with the same issue.

I had to replace the cam tensioner because mine was actually bad

noise is still there, generally around 3300 RPM.

bike hasn't exploded yet but if you...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By Quin
shudder at take off when warm

Ok I am going to ask a stupid questions. It may be mechanical related or driver related.

07' GSA

Here is my issue;

start the bike up for the first time of the day (or after work, either way...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-05-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,699
Posted By Quin
Wicked and a chainsaw it appears.............. I...

and a chainsaw it appears..............

I wonder if BMW makes a chainsaw mount
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-30-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3,610
Views: 1,552,558
Posted By Quin
http://img.tapatalk.com/ad1b7a56-d88d-0e47.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/ad1b7a56-d88d-0e47.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/ad1b7a56-d8b0-c5e7.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,739
Posted By Quin
Is that with one foot or with both? I am the same...

Is that with one foot or with both? I am the same height and inseam and am curious what to expect
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8,190
Views: 4,239,470
Posted By Quin
http://img.tapatalk.com/ad1b7a56-d815-a39b.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/ad1b7a56-d815-a39b.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 733
Posted By Quin
What type of bolts to buy

I have a set of rox risers on the way to replace the PO risers he had installed. Since I will be replacing the bolts as well as moving the cables underneath the triple tree I will also be replacing...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,739
Posted By Quin
Look at the x-low seat from touratech. I haven't...

Look at the x-low seat from touratech. I haven't gotten one yet but as soon as funds(wife doesn't notice) I will be getting one

I do believe there is a review on here and if you google it there...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 942
Posted By Quin
Just in to the shell

Just in to the shell
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 942
Posted By Quin
Bluhduh does it come out

So I got bored and took off the rear bumper, mud gaurd, diaper, whatever you prefer to call it.

3 bolts and off it comes, I plugged the hole in the FD in order to keep mud out but my question is...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,222
Posted By Quin
I love those days I get to ride behind a guy...

I love those days I get to ride behind a guy smoking a good cigar. Best of both worlds, BMW and a cigar. Now if I can just find a way to clutch and not spill my scotch
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 17,449
Posted By Quin
I made the switch last year from an 08' sportster...

I made the switch last year from an 08' sportster to an 07' Adventure. Granted the two are world's apart I must say I will never go back.

I can get it dirty, I can drop it, it doesn't need...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,329
Posted By Quin
first real drop and with an audience

My wife asks me to meet her at the local dealership to watch the kid while she finds ways to spend my money. Thankfully I walk out the door with my wallet intact to find 4-5 salesman standing in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,255
Posted By Quin
5'9" here with a 32" inseam on a good day. I...

5'9" here with a 32" inseam on a good day. I have an 07' GSA and after having it only a few weeks I have it almost down to a science when coming to a stop. It is interesting at times, I am sure it...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,854
Posted By Quin
Just to add to the praise; I recently called...

Just to add to the praise; I recently called around trying to find a bmw boulder jacket. Not only did they have it but it was 100 dollars cheaper then anyone else. Granted it was a simple purchase...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-08-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 46,681
Posted By Quin
This is great! Have the new to me GS and now new...

This is great! Have the new to me GS and now new locations to head with the camera. thanks for the posting
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,125
Posted By Quin
BMW boulder 2 jacket

Anyone have any insight or experience?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By Quin
Had a hunch that might be it. Where is the best...

Had a hunch that might be it. Where is the best place to buy online?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By Quin
Clacking at startup

07 GSA with 31k.

After the bike sits for several hours and I start it up I get "clacking" sound from the right head for about a second and a half, sounds kind of like a chain slapping. If it has...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By Quin
Thanks Dave. Just seemed odd that right head...

Thanks Dave. Just seemed odd that right head made the noise and not the left
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By Quin
I was actually ordering this, shims, and throttle...

I was actually ordering this, shims, and throttle body sync tool while you replied. :D

Thanks again
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By Quin
I might as well do it now, need to learn and I...

I might as well do it now, need to learn and I can't imagine it would hurt to do it early

Thanks, hopefully this solves the issue
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By Quin
I was told the oil and valves are due at 32k

I was told the oil and valves are due at 32k
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By Quin
New to me bike, new to me noise

Picked up an 07' GSA on saturday from a fellow member with 30k on the clock.

Granted I have only put a couple hundred miles on it but I am noticing from the right side head a type of tap,tick,...
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 572
Posted By Quin
Anyone with Speed and Strength jacket experience?

Anyone have any input on the Speed and strength coast is clear jacket?

http://www.revzilla.com/product/speed-and-strength-coast-is-clear-sx-jacket

I don't have enough money to buy several...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,423
Posted By Quin
Hopefully I don't jinx myself but assuming...

Hopefully I don't jinx myself but assuming everything goes through and I can stretch my legs by saturday I'll pick mine up saturday :clap and I am only 31.

I travel for work and the sportster...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-24-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 117,150
Posted By Quin
Don't mean to hijack your thread but do you have...

Don't mean to hijack your thread but do you have any details about this bike. Would like to do something similiar to my Nightster
Forum: Beasts 02-03-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,797
Posted By Quin
Any info on the saddle bags? Gorgeous...

Any info on the saddle bags?

Gorgeous bike by the way. Wheres the chrome at? :D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 744
Posted By Quin
Dealership 4 hours away

So the wife is starting to open up to the idea of me buying a new bike. Unfortunetly the closet dealership in Savoy has apparently closed. How bad of an idea is it to buy a used GS with the closest...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-05-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 574,638
Posted By Quin
I second that. I have said it before and I will...

I second that. I have said it before and I will again, thanks for doing what you do and being willing to share with all of us
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-14-2009, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 574,638
Posted By Quin
Not sure if you are part of the TSO tour that...

Not sure if you are part of the TSO tour that comes to Peoria, Illinois but if you are I would to meet you and shake your hand for all of the entertainment you have provided.
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 392,055
Posted By Quin
First off I have only been riding for about a...

First off I have only been riding for about a year and a half so I may not be as seasoned as most of the people here so my opinion may not matter much. However the fact remains that I do own a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-28-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7,856
Views: 2,624,990
Posted By Quin
Good old Rosyln, My Aunt and Uncle own a cabin...

Good old Rosyln, My Aunt and Uncle own a cabin there. Man I wish I could be back there :cry
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-02-2009, 08:04 AM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 574,638
Posted By Quin
Thank you for making my life feel very very dull ...

Thank you for making my life feel very very dull :D

great reading, loved the pictures, another vote here for putting together a book with your story and pics. You are not just living your...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,090
Posted By Quin
Thanks for all the replies guys. Just to...

Thanks for all the replies guys.

Just to give you an update, had a house picked out, money down, paperwork all but signed and then the floods came and frankly they got a little too close for...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,090
Posted By Quin
Nope you haven't scared me off, been busy with...

Nope you haven't scared me off, been busy with work and looking at houses.

I have recieved a few PM's for offers to come test ride a GS and I will doing that as soon as my schedule frees up...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,090
Posted By Quin
No I haven't ridden one yet, just been doing...

No I haven't ridden one yet, just been doing research so far. I am 5'9" so I would hope I would fit. The seat height on my nightster is only 23" so I know I will be jumping up over a good deal.
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