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Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,426
Posted By anjin
Rental company

Read the whole thread, but couldn't find name of your rental outfit. Sounds like a great trip, was in CR last march (not by bike) and went to some of the same areas. Wonderful country and people....
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,154
Posted By anjin
I own an 09 with trailer. Also have an 05...

I own an 09 with trailer. Also have an 05 r1200gs. Almost have more miles on the wing than the gs (both bought new) so you know who's getting ridden on long trips. My wife won't ride on the gs, so...
Forum: Canada 08-23-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By anjin
Sea to Sky highway

Just got back from a trip to Whistler (from Victoria via Nanaimo, return via Tsawwassen).

After all the hundreds of millions spent on the "new highway" from Horseshoe Bay to Whistler, I have to...
Forum: Canada 07-24-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By anjin
hotel PR

spent lots of time in PR. Use the Crest hotel or the Inn on the Harbour. Crest has underground parking, a good restaurant and bar, my personal choice. Stay away from the Highliner, noisy and dirty.
...
Forum: EMEA 06-21-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By anjin
SA motorcycle tours

anyone used SA motorcycle tours out of Capetown? interested in feedback, as considering them for upcoming trip.

Tks, anjin
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 868
Posted By anjin
car lift for motorcycles

anybody have any experience using 4 post automotive lifts to store motorcycles in their garage? Looking to store my wing and a beemer above one car using an auto lift with a deck btw the runways. Any...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,277
Posted By anjin
Exactly the same problem,own an R2Pro jacket; 34...

Exactly the same problem,own an R2Pro jacket; 34 waist and inseam.Tried the size 52 R3Pro pants at the dealer today, ok but a bit tight for riding. Size 54 - way too big?? Who do they cut these pants...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 613
Posted By anjin
seat

Replaced my 05 gs with a corbin after the first year. Have front and back + a goodwool sheepskin cover for the front. Not sure what they're all worth?

Anjin
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,149
Posted By anjin
Item is sold

Item is sold
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,149
Posted By anjin
It fits, but i found it unnecessary due to the...

It fits, but i found it unnecessary due to the taller Cee Bailey screen. At my height (6') it actually blocked my vision when put on the bigger windshield.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,149
Posted By anjin
http://www.touratech-usa.com/Store/106/PN-044-0750...

http://www.touratech-usa.com/Store/106/PN-044-0750/Windscreen-Spoiler-R1200GS-Adventure

End run, since it won't accept my picture.

Anjin
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,149
Posted By anjin
Apologies, i tried to upload a picture but no...

Apologies, i tried to upload a picture but no success. Anyway it looks just like the one previously posted. If someone can tell me why i can't attach a picture, i'll try again. ( i re-sized it and...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,149
Posted By anjin
Pic as requested.

Pic as requested.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,149
Posted By anjin
windscreen extender

I used the TT spoiler on my stock windshield, but found it was unnecessary when i went to the Cee Bailey. Anybody who wants a lightly used TT spoiler (non-locking) for half price, let me know.
...
Forum: Canada 02-04-2010, 10:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,745
Posted By anjin
try Canadian Direct

I used Megson for years, however last yr I was re-insuring my cars optional insurance with Canadian direct and was told they also did bikes. They only cover "touring and cruising bikes", but the list...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-24-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By anjin
Hi groop, I'm looking for a place to store a...

Hi groop,

I'm looking for a place to store a large touring bike for 3 or 4 months, preferably an indoor garage storage facility that specializes in motorcycle or RV storage. This Big Toy depot...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-24-2009, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By anjin
Big Toy Depot

Any locals familiar with this outfit. They store RV's, bikes etc in a location near San Diego. Would appreciate any feedback, or links to similar facilities closer to town.
Thanks, anjin
Forum: Canada 03-28-2009, 09:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,663
Posted By anjin
That the dealer may have screwed up, I can...

That the dealer may have screwed up, I can understand. They certainly made up for it by paying for my tow.

What I do not understand is how Honda Canada can change policies so fast their dealers...
Forum: Canada 03-25-2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,663
Posted By anjin
Honda Canada

So far, no call.

My question is why would an 08 have better coverage than an 09? I would be willing to listen to a reasonable explanation. I'm told all 08 and prior GW came with roadside...
Forum: Canada 03-24-2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,663
Posted By anjin
Honda Canada customer relations (oxy-moron)

Purchased a new 09 Gold Wing last month from SG Power in Victoria. On purchase was told the bike came with roadside assistance, and as a special offer from Honda Canada until the end of March, an...
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,812
Posted By anjin
wing vs gs

I've had a 1200gs for about 4 years now. I was recently lucky enuf to acquire an 09 1800 wing in addition. I love both of them, but if I had to choose it would be the wing. Of course, I may be biased...
Forum: Canada 02-26-2009, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By anjin
widder canada

Anyone know if Widder Canada in Calgary is still operating. Sent them an email a few days ago but got no response?
TIA Anjin
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 667
Posted By anjin
Corbin

worked for me for 2 bikes.
Anjin
Forum: Canada 08-15-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 298
Posted By anjin
checking declarations and liens on American bikes

Maybe this has been discussed already, but if so I can't find it. Considering purchase of a bike that a dealer has recently imported from the US. I'm assured that it is "clean" ie no declarations or...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2008, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 779
Posted By anjin
revived gs

To be fair, the batt, was $160 + can taxes and 20 min labour at the beemer dealer = $200 and change. Could I have got a better deal if I shopped around? probably. But I was ridiing again that...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2008, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 779
Posted By anjin
dead gs

Problem solved, new battery. HD battery charger managed to get enuf juice in their to start it then off to the dealer. One new battery and $200 later its fine. Thanks for all the help.
Anjin
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2008, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 779
Posted By anjin
dead 1200gs

Hi guys, need some help.
2005 r1200gs, always kept on bmw battery charger. Go to fire up, no start.
No fault codes, headlight is on, kill switch is off, bike is in neutral. Try to bump start down...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-06-2008, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By anjin
Thumbs down lack of service

Just as a follow up: I tried to book a one week self guided tour with Eaglerider San Francicsco, but I requested (and was more than willing to pay for) upgraded accomodation. After 3 weeks + of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-14-2008, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By anjin
bike type

I currently ride a 1200gs, but I'm looking to rent either a K1200LT or a Gold Wing for this trip. I want the storage space and the comfort two up. If she's not happy.......!

Anyway, tks for the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-14-2008, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By anjin
Question Eaglerider

Hi,
considering a self guided tour with eagle rider, based in San Francisco. Anybody rent from these guys and can give feedback. Since my wife is coming along, quality of accomodation is an issue as...
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2007, 09:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 24,003
Posted By anjin
city pants

I've had a pair for a bout a year. Great riding pants, comfortable, good armour and fabric, lots of pockets but not on the butt section. I wear mine regularly with either my Rally Pro Jacket or a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2007, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By anjin
great service

Gotta love it, post a question and get the answer 3 min later. Thanks Gadget Boy.

anjin
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2007, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By anjin
Question adventure bags on standard 1200gs

I apologize if this has been asked before but the search function didn't answer the question:

re 05 r1200 gs standard, with the "C" shaped center stand. Has anyone sucessfully fitted adventure...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2007, 09:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,501
Posted By anjin
minor thread hijack

Didn't think flat head screw would make much difference to my duffel bag or whatever will end up on there, so I wasn't worried about it.

The "fans" are J&M amplified speakers with volume control....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2007, 09:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,501
Posted By anjin
1 more

last one. If anybody know what the spacers are for please reply.

TIA anjin
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2007, 09:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,501
Posted By anjin
more pics

another pic
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2007, 09:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,501
Posted By anjin
hattech big plate mounted

So finally mounted the plate yesterday. Had to go to beemer dealer for slightly shorter bolts than those supplied. Theirs bottomed out before tightening fully. These replace the four forward torx...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2007, 10:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,501
Posted By anjin
hattech delivers

Further to previous post. Just got delivery from Germany (by mail) today. Shipped on May 13, 18 days not too bad. No extra gov't chgs either.

This is the "big plate" so not the same as previous...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2007, 07:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,501
Posted By anjin
Question hattech delivery time??

Anybody who has ordered from Hattech to North America have an idea how long their shipping time is ?

Sent them an email on May 07 and got a reply:deal saying they were shipping that day.

Anjin
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2007, 05:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,501
Posted By anjin
Bmw R1200 Gs ---hattech Big Plate---

http://www.hattech.de/shop/index.html

http://www.hattech.de/shopbilder/8132522.jpg

Surfing around the other day, came across this plate. Seems to be exactly what I want, so ordered one. I...
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