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Forum: Road Warriors 07-01-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,247
Posted By Jetpilot5
Looks like a pristine example. I always thought...

Looks like a pristine example. I always thought they were cool. I still have the brochure around here somewhere.

http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h266/Jetpilot5/93GTS.jpg...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-26-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 588
Posted By Jetpilot5
Ran my K1200S for 50,000 miles before I got the...

Ran my K1200S for 50,000 miles before I got the 1300. Both are a missile down the interstate.
Forum: Photos 06-17-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 946
Views: 421,204
Posted By Jetpilot5
Moved in to this house in March. Garage was a...

Moved in to this house in March. Garage was a definite selling point. Big for a two car but what a mess. Completely emptied it out and started over. Tore out attached workbench, painted, installed...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-14-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 315,475
Posted By Jetpilot5
Looks like a Ventura Rack. ...

Looks like a Ventura Rack.

http://www.ventura-bike.com/z1000sx

http://www.ventura-bike.com/content/images/thumbs/0005027_z1000sx.jpeg
...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-07-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,404
Posted By Jetpilot5
I was going to suggest Kawasaki's Ninja 1000,...

I was going to suggest Kawasaki's Ninja 1000, which is less expensive, has the ABS option and fairing and bags if you want them. No shaft drive though. If shaft is a must, that will rule out a lot...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-23-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By Jetpilot5
I used these guys a few years ago on a BMW wheel...

I used these guys a few years ago on a BMW wheel with good results.

http://www.framestraightsystem.com/Motorcycle%20Wheel%20and%20Frame%20Repair.htm
Forum: Road Warriors 01-17-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 304,950
Posted By Jetpilot5
That blue GTS is a rare bird. I don't think very...

That blue GTS is a rare bird. I don't think very many of those ever made it into the country.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-13-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,549
Posted By Jetpilot5
Nice to meet everyone this morning. Hope to make...

Nice to meet everyone this morning. Hope to make breakfast again in the future.
Forum: Road Warriors 09-13-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 28
Poll: VFR1200 Poll
Views: 3,235
Posted By Jetpilot5
Nope. Test rode one and it was too short on leg...

Nope. Test rode one and it was too short on leg room for me. A big bike for a smaller person.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-13-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,549
Posted By Jetpilot5
Flat tire. Will be in my truck.:(:

Flat tire. Will be in my truck.:(:
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-10-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,549
Posted By Jetpilot5
I'm in for now. Work could always screw things...

I'm in for now. Work could always screw things up but it looks promising at this point.

Still at Gateway Market correct?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-13-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6,600
Views: 444,773
Posted By Jetpilot5
Hope to get to meet you and the others some time...

Hope to get to meet you and the others some time soon. Thanks!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-13-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,549
Posted By Jetpilot5
I'll try and make the next one. Subscribed.

I'll try and make the next one. Subscribed.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-13-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6,600
Views: 444,773
Posted By Jetpilot5
Thanks for the welcome and the link. Will...

Thanks for the welcome and the link. Will definitely try and make breakfast.

I read about the pie fest. Sounds fun but need to spend time with my wife this Saturday. I hope to get out Sunday...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-12-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6,600
Views: 444,773
Posted By Jetpilot5
Recently moved to Indianola, IA from Central...

Recently moved to Indianola, IA from Central Illinois. Work has me traveling a lot and limits how often I get out but would like to meet some riders from the Des Moines area some time. :wave
Forum: Road Warriors 06-12-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 304,950
Posted By Jetpilot5
Really, a small change that makes a big...

Really, a small change that makes a big difference in the looks. I like it.
Forum: Road Warriors 04-23-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 304,950
Posted By Jetpilot5
As I posted earlier, it fits both the 1200 and...

As I posted earlier, it fits both the 1200 and 1300. I had one on my 06 1200S and have one on my 12 1300S.
Forum: Road Warriors 04-16-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 304,950
Posted By Jetpilot5
Yes, official BMW accessory rack that fits both...

Yes, official BMW accessory rack that fits both the K1200S and 1300S.

http://www.hermysbmw.com/eshopprod_cat_8579-91448_prodtree_f2-027-02181_product_1500781.LuggageGrid.htm
Forum: Road Warriors 03-02-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 70,918
Posted By Jetpilot5
Styling has held up well on the XX. A great...

Styling has held up well on the XX. A great color too. Still looks very up to date after 14 years. Beautiful.
Forum: Road Warriors 01-09-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 105,300
Posted By Jetpilot5
Knight Designs also make lower pegs for the ZX-14...

Knight Designs also make lower pegs for the ZX-14 and the Z1000. No experience with them myself but a friend with a VFR sure likes them.
...
Forum: Road Warriors 08-29-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 45,368
Posted By Jetpilot5
I'm going to have to ask you to please remove the...

I'm going to have to ask you to please remove the BMW accessory from the Honda. :wink: :lol2

Glad you're enjoying the bike. Sounds like a heck of a trip. Great picture too.
Forum: Road Warriors 07-29-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 63,335
Posted By Jetpilot5
Honda needs to use this shot in the brochure. ...

Honda needs to use this shot in the brochure. Nice.

http://i244.photobucket.com/albums/gg39/blakebird/July2013_VFR_Utah/P1040151_zpsb3242e47.jpg
Forum: Road Warriors 06-30-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 12,939
Posted By Jetpilot5
BTW, you guys that are still on these bikes well...

BTW, you guys that are still on these bikes well into your 50's and beyond are making me feel much better. I'm 51 and at age 50 bought an FJR as I figured I was getting too old for sporty bikes. ...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-30-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 12,939
Posted By Jetpilot5
I was just getting ready to suggest a...

I was just getting ready to suggest a K1200R/1300R. They meet your shaft drive requirement and also have a low seat option if you need it. On the heavy side for a hooligan bike but power will not be...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-03-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4,721
Views: 828,463
Posted By Jetpilot5
That's a pretty decent deal. Mind if I ask who...

That's a pretty decent deal. Mind if I ask who you ordered from?
Forum: Road Warriors 05-30-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 63,335
Posted By Jetpilot5
Could just be me, but I think the bike looks...

Could just be me, but I think the bike looks better with the bags on it. More balanced and not so nose heavy. Still love that blue.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-16-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 63,335
Posted By Jetpilot5
How big a guy are you? Just wondering as I'm...

How big a guy are you? Just wondering as I'm 6'2" and while the reach to the bars was fine I thought it was really tight from the seat to the pegs.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-15-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 63,335
Posted By Jetpilot5
That, is an amazing deal. The blue looks good...

That, is an amazing deal. The blue looks good too, be nice to see that color in the flesh. Congrats!
Forum: Photos 05-06-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,413
Posted By Jetpilot5
http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h266/Jetpilot5/D...

http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h266/Jetpilot5/DSC00016_zps530e4cf2.jpg (http://s66.photobucket.com/user/Jetpilot5/media/DSC00016_zps530e4cf2.jpg.html)
Forum: Road Warriors 04-30-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 345,858
Posted By Jetpilot5
Just felt like shooting a few pics today. ...

Just felt like shooting a few pics today.

http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h266/Jetpilot5/DSC00013_zps8b0df7be.jpg (http://s66.photobucket.com/user/Jetpilot5/media/DSC00013_zps8b0df7be.jpg.html)...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-30-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 345,858
Posted By Jetpilot5
I always loved these. It came out the year after...

I always loved these. It came out the year after I bought my 06 K1200S and was only available for a year so I never got to own one. Had it been available in 06 I would have gotten this instead of...
Forum: The Garage 04-19-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 585
Posted By Jetpilot5
Transferring ownership of a GS-911?

Looking at picking up a used GS911 for my K1300S. Any issues with transfer of ownership? From reading on their website it looks like older models required a login and a password but newer models...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-10-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 304,950
Posted By Jetpilot5
I'd say that's decent. I average around 42 mpg...

I'd say that's decent. I average around 42 mpg on mine.
Forum: Road Warriors 03-30-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,380
Posted By Jetpilot5
Ultimately, I think this is the best advice in...

Ultimately, I think this is the best advice in the whole thread. You can argue back and forth whether they're reliable or worth the risk/money but in the end bikes aren't usually rational purchases....
Forum: Photos 03-16-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 833
Views: 137,439
Posted By Jetpilot5
Thought I saw a bird go by close. ...

Thought I saw a bird go by close.

http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h266/Jetpilot5/DSC01396.jpg

http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h266/Jetpilot5/DSC01397.jpg
Forum: Road Warriors 03-15-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 75,363
Posted By Jetpilot5
Thanks for the link, interesting reading. I like...

Thanks for the link, interesting reading. I like it and something like this would be in the running as a future bike for me. Don't know if there's enough people like me out there to make it happen...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-13-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 90,730
Posted By Jetpilot5
Anyone found a good way to put a tire repair kit...

Anyone found a good way to put a tire repair kit under the seat on the K1300S? I had a nice little kit that went under the seat on my 1200 but the tray that held it on that bike now has the tire...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-13-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 90,730
Posted By Jetpilot5
Best color they ever put on the K12/13S. ...

Best color they ever put on the K12/13S. Beautiful. I really wanted that blue but couldn't find a used bike in my price range with that option so went with the silver. No real good pictures yet, I...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-06-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 90,730
Posted By Jetpilot5
Mrmerlin has posted a few more details and a...

Mrmerlin has posted a few more details and a picture here.

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/bmw-k12s-tech-forum/723382-my-new-k-1300s.html
Forum: Road Warriors 02-26-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 45,368
Posted By Jetpilot5
Hi Doug, Thanks for the nice update. Sounds...

Hi Doug,

Thanks for the nice update. Sounds like you're getting along well with the new bike. I ran across a link that you might want to keep in mind if you do decide you'd like to lower the...
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