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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2009, 08:52 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,393
Posted By MengerFan
Sheer laziness. Don't have to gear up to get in...

Sheer laziness. Don't have to gear up to get in the car.
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2007, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 501
Posted By MengerFan
Mounting with a Backrest

So I have long thought about a backrest for the GS. How in the world do you mount and dismount the bike, though? I already kick my top box half the time. Is it just not something a fat bastard like...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2007, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 857
Posted By MengerFan
I've still been riding. Got to get back and forth...

I've still been riding. Got to get back and forth to the office. Just not much time for message boarding.

I've got the GS and a 1200C hanging around, and I was kicking around the idea of getting...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2007, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 857
Posted By MengerFan
2005 - 2007 R1200RT Differences

Would anyone care to comment whether there have been any enhancements or dehancements (is that a word?) in the RT since 2005?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2006, 01:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By MengerFan
Thanks, guys. I'll keep looking.

Thanks, guys. I'll keep looking.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2006, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By MengerFan
OK, it's a nightmare. I replace the fiel pump...

OK, it's a nightmare. I replace the fiel pump fuse, and it blows right away when I turn on the ignition and kill switch. I have done no electrical work other than to unplug and plug the fuel pump...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2006, 09:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By MengerFan
OK, just a blown fuse. I'll try a new one...

OK, just a blown fuse. I'll try a new one tonight.

Is there any reason I should be concerned that a fuse blew sometime between the last time I rode the guy and now?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2006, 08:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By MengerFan
OK, let me start over and try to give the full...

OK, let me start over and try to give the full story. Took the tank off to get it painted a few months ago. At the time, everything worked fine. Removed the fuel pump assembly and fuel cap, just...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2006, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By MengerFan
I tried to jump start using another battery. Pump...

I tried to jump start using another battery. Pump should get juice, yes?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2006, 05:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By MengerFan
Fuel Pump (I Think)

So the GS (1150) has been sitting around a few months while some things were getting done. Tank came off, fuel pump assembly removed and replaced, everything back together as far as I can tell....
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2006, 08:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,967
Posted By MengerFan
Either or both would be sweet. Wonder if someone...

Either or both would be sweet. Wonder if someone could retrofit some kind of latch like that on my originals.
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2006, 10:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,967
Posted By MengerFan
The new latch looks totally hot. Feel like...

The new latch looks totally hot. Feel like getting close-ups?
Forum: Vendors 11-01-2005, 10:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,660
Posted By MengerFan
So how'd it work out?

So how'd it work out?
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2005, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By MengerFan
I've used one for a couple years. I'm 6'4" and...

I've used one for a couple years. I'm 6'4" and used to get destroyed with the stock shield. Under normal conditions, the CB takes care of all of my turbulance problems.

The only complaint I have...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2005, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By MengerFan
Thanks again, guys. I managed to cut them off...

Thanks again, guys. I managed to cut them off last night with a wire cutter. I am thinking it's going to be a pain to put it back together again, though. Thankfully, I have a week or two to worry...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2005, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By MengerFan
Hose Clip Help

Damn, I hate being an idiot.

So I'm trying to dismantle my gas tank. How do I take these hose clips off?

Also, what's the deal with that rubber ring underneath the filler cap? Is it just me or...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2005, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 434
Posted By MengerFan
Fuel Line Question

So I took the tank off my '02 GS the other day so I could install my new Odyssey. I have been avoiding it all this time because I thought it would be a giant hassle. Turns out that baby pops right...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-09-2005, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 453
Posted By MengerFan
Scottsdale - Rent & Ride?

So I am heading out to Scottsdale, AZ in a couple weeks and figured that I would try to get a day's riding in since for the past four months I have been stuck in the worst winter of my life.

I've...
Forum: Regional forums 10-11-2004, 07:45 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 6,480
Posted By MengerFan
I'm there. That picture made me laugh for a...

I'm there.

That picture made me laugh for a half hour just now. Thanks.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-24-2004, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 826
Posted By MengerFan
New Dealer in Columbus?

Any of you RiderLand gents know anything about a new BMW-only dealer in the Columbus area? I heard a rumor about it on another site, but haven't been able to find anything else about it.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2004, 04:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,376
Posted By MengerFan
Bluhduh I could do that, but I might come back to find my...

I could do that, but I might come back to find my house burned down since I'm supposed to be getting married that weekend.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2004, 08:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,376
Posted By MengerFan
Hey doods. Been a hell of a long time since I've...

Hey doods. Been a hell of a long time since I've hung out on this site.

I have a real job now and live in NW Ohio. It blows. Probably won't be taking any day trips down to Steevo's for a while.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2004, 02:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 949
Posted By MengerFan
My Inspiron fits. You'll probably want a...

My Inspiron fits.

You'll probably want a more streamlined bag than the one Dell gives you, though. It's hard to get anything else in there.
Forum: Regional forums 07-03-2004, 01:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 533
Posted By MengerFan
Woodson BMW in Fort Wayne

Any of y'all do any business with these guys?

I stopped in there the other day since I live up in these parts now. They seemed nice enough, but I don't think the sales dude knew anything.

Any...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2004, 09:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,376
Posted By MengerFan
It's embarassing, but it's at about 6500 miles....

It's embarassing, but it's at about 6500 miles. Half of that was done in two weeks last summer, the other half commuting to work the past two years.

I guess next time I'll have to trade one of you...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2004, 06:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,376
Posted By MengerFan
OVAD: Not feeling it

So I finally got up the courage to take stuff apart and try my hand at OVAD. On a positive note, I did not have to make a trip to the emergency room this time, and I believe I got everything back on...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2004, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,168
Posted By MengerFan
Sight Glass / Fuel Gauge

I didn't see anything in previous threads to answer these questions.

1) Is there any reason not to have oil in the sight glass other than not having enough oil? This is after the usual oil...
Forum: Regional forums 04-24-2004, 11:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By MengerFan
I've got the day set aside for OVAD, TB sync and...

I've got the day set aside for OVAD, TB sync and oil change. If y'all want to stop and laugh at me as I sever a limb and / or cause irreporable damage to my GS, feel free.

If you don't believe one...
Forum: Regional forums 04-20-2004, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By MengerFan
That picture would be funny except I've seen...

That picture would be funny except I've seen dudes like that out in West VA.
Forum: Regional forums 04-20-2004, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By MengerFan
Found a House in Riderland

Dudes, I finally found a freaking house. It's a country house outside of Napoleon on three acres way back from the road. The lot backs up to woods and a creek. It has a big pond and a 2000 sq. ft....
Forum: Vendors 04-16-2004, 11:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,303
Posted By MengerFan
Cool! I'll take a couple.

Cool! I'll take a couple.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2004, 09:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,147
Posted By MengerFan
Hahahhahahahah. Idiot. JK, I did the...

Hahahhahahahah. Idiot.



JK, I did the same thing the first week I had my GS.
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2004, 12:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 704
Posted By MengerFan
Well, OK then. Was wondering why I have never...

Well, OK then. Was wondering why I have never seen one in real life. Thanks dudes.
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2004, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 704
Posted By MengerFan
Corbin Smuggler

Mike,p's thread (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=37485) got me looking around. Has anyone used one of these puppies (http://www.corbin.com/bmw/r1150smug.shtml)?

Looks totally cool....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2004, 10:10 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,788
Posted By MengerFan
Damn, that's cool. Good job. What's that...

Damn, that's cool. Good job.

What's that bubbly backresting trunk thing all about? I totally want one.
Forum: Vendors 03-24-2004, 08:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,686
Posted By MengerFan
Are we not doing the fisherman hat style anymore?...

Are we not doing the fisherman hat style anymore? I would vote for that.
Forum: Regional forums 03-20-2004, 08:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,435
Posted By MengerFan
So I've been looking at houses all through...

So I've been looking at houses all through central Ohio this week.

This one is by far my first choice: http://www3.herrealtors.com/Documents/photos/Property/478/WebRes/1079478.jpg
Link to Info...
Forum: Regional forums 03-18-2004, 09:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,435
Posted By MengerFan
Puss, I'm looking at some houses on the golf...

Puss, I'm looking at some houses on the golf course tomorrow.I assume that's about as good as it's going to get, am I right? I wouldn't be that worried about buying a house there if I didn't think...
Forum: Regional forums 03-18-2004, 03:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,435
Posted By MengerFan
Ohio Relocation

For all of you Riderland inhabitants:

So I am going to be relocating to Ohio soon. Not my ideal location, I really wanted to take a position up in Anchorage. Mengerlady's company is located just...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2004, 10:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,067
Posted By MengerFan
Dude, it's awesome. Go for it. Just don't cry...

Dude, it's awesome. Go for it. Just don't cry when you drop it ten times before your 600 mile service.

...speaking from personal experience.
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