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Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,695
Posted By GhostriderADV
This is sarcasm, right?

This is sarcasm, right?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,695
Posted By GhostriderADV
Yes +1 This is what I'm talking about. On...

Yes +1

This is what I'm talking about. On the Hex Head, just adjust the screw. No cost to adjust valves regardless how long the interval is.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,695
Posted By GhostriderADV
What do you mean it turned out to be the...

What do you mean it turned out to be the "optimate" What is that? Do you mean alternator?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,658
Posted By GhostriderADV
I'm having a similar issue on my 2013 GSA. ...

I'm having a similar issue on my 2013 GSA. Before it would start instantly, then all of a sudden it required me to hold it down a few seconds and when it did fire it would fire only one cylinder. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,695
Posted By GhostriderADV
2013 GS Adventure - only 6k miles. Has an...

2013 GS Adventure - only 6k miles.

Has an issue with intermittent starting. Sometimes it starts, sometimes it doesn't. The engine turns over, just sometimes only fires one cylinder and sometimes...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,695
Posted By GhostriderADV
No major issues with the camhead. Probably the...

No major issues with the camhead. Probably the reason they stuck it into the new RnineT

Mine ran awesome for the first 6k miles... then one day it decided it didn't want to start anymore. At...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,695
Posted By GhostriderADV
Pros of Camhead: More Power Cons of...

Pros of Camhead: More Power

Cons of Camhead: Adjusting valves is a pain in the A$$.

Pros of Camhead: You don't have to tighten the head nuts at 600 mile service

Cons of Camhead: Adjusting...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By GhostriderADV
update

Dealership said yesterday "They've never seen this problem before on a GS1200." They said sometimes it starts and sometimes it doesn't. Sometimes it starts on one cylinder and then the other one...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By GhostriderADV
No start

Went to go start it this morning.. no luck. The bike is turning over fine, but will not start.

Called BMW roadside assist... towed back to the dealer.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By GhostriderADV
Problems starting 2013 1200GS Adventure

I have a 2013 1200GS Adventure.

It has 6k miles on it.

Everything was running fine until one day I went to start it and it took longer than normal to crank over. When it did fire only one...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4,267
Views: 639,089
Posted By GhostriderADV
The most pimped out GS I've seen...

I've seen some accessories, but this guy has accessories on his accessories.

Here is the youtube link...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyp7UQmZh4Q
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,003,649
Posted By GhostriderADV
No. This bike has been painted to offend the KTM...

No. This bike has been painted to offend the KTM folk. haha. It's only two panels to paint. Any competent home brew weekend-warrior painter can knock it out in an afternoon with about 40 bucks of...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,003,649
Posted By GhostriderADV
track time!

Did some laps on the BMW wasser boxer at Pacific Raceways, WA, with Optimum Performance Rider Training.

Thank you so much to South Sound BMW for the test ride and trusting I don't return with a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-04-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 30,783
Posted By GhostriderADV
ARTRACKSPOT worked today - $50 off tracking

ARTRACKSPOT worked today - $50 off tracking
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 25,747
Posted By GhostriderADV
You're the man! I see it now!

You're the man! I see it now!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 25,747
Posted By GhostriderADV
Random question... Where did you find the sticker...

Random question... Where did you find the sticker of America that you put on your bmw pannier?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,192,525
Posted By GhostriderADV
2013 Triple Black GSA and my "old" 2004 GSA sold...

2013 Triple Black GSA and my "old" 2004 GSA sold a few winters ago.

:1drink

http://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-JiAiFI4v3uM/UVnyrR2FrJI/AAAAAAAAKrQ/-HYjHu-HRp4/s800/photo%25201.JPG

Miss my...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-06-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 46,815
Posted By GhostriderADV
<a><img...

<a><img src="http://lh3.ggpht.com/_2kx-UKHJjm4/Sbx2-ca9zGI/AAAAAAAADIM/ZlSxBPFaCpo/s800/IMG_3087.JPG" /></a>
Rainy Seattle weather
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 246,766
Posted By GhostriderADV
Quote: Originally Posted by...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Carlo Muro
I wish I had an 1150 that ran and handled like my 12. I always thought the 1150GSA was the better looking of the 2.

Has anyone looked...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-30-2009, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2,613
Views: 3,311,269
Posted By GhostriderADV
Atigun Pass, AK 2008

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Forum: Trip Planning 03-27-2009, 12:24 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 19,392
Posted By GhostriderADV
2004 F650gs

I was getting 70mpg at certain points on my trip to Alaska. With knobbies that went down into the low 60s high 50s at times. But still incredible mileage considering the engine size, weight, and...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,017
Posted By GhostriderADV
If it idles, then shuts down, that sounds more...

If it idles, then shuts down, that sounds more like the alternator not producing enough wattage. Even a good battery will eventually die with a bad alternator. A bad alternator would not be the...
Forum: Americas 03-25-2009, 10:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,444
Posted By GhostriderADV
What's with the negativity, Eakins? That...

What's with the negativity, Eakins?

That sounds like a sweet ride, Atomic. When you get back to Washington, let me know if you ever want to do some weekend trips in the area.
Forum: Americas 03-24-2009, 03:51 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,241
Posted By GhostriderADV
What kind of bike to take?

Do you guys think the risk factor would increase if you rode your 2009 BMW 1200GSA versus your 1994 KLR? I guess it would be the same as if a person were to drive a shiny new Mercedes instead of a...
Forum: Americas 03-19-2009, 11:49 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,241
Posted By GhostriderADV
On a serious note

Seriously though, does anyone have a current state of affairs of the border towns and does anyone know of certain areas that should be avoided at all costs?

I'm not paranoid or anything like...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-27-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2,171
Views: 804,438
Posted By GhostriderADV
My Summer Trip

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Atigun Pass
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Forum: Trip Planning 03-21-2008, 07:40 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 19,392
Posted By GhostriderADV
My 2 --I don't own a KLR, but according to the...

My 2 --I don't own a KLR, but according to the posts, their gas mileage is disproportionately poor considering their 650cc engine size. Great bike, though, very very reliable. If gas mileage is...
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2008, 09:35 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 103,821
Posted By GhostriderADV
Great RR Jamie. Absolutely inspiring.

Great RR Jamie. Absolutely inspiring.
Forum: Trip Planning 02-27-2008, 12:54 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 19,392
Posted By GhostriderADV
What altitude are you at?

What altitude are you at?
Forum: Alaska 02-22-2008, 01:46 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,549
Posted By GhostriderADV
What the heck is this thing floating in the...

What the heck is this thing floating in the screen on this page?
Forum: Alaska 02-21-2008, 08:35 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,549
Posted By GhostriderADV
You have to get a Smugmug, Flickr, Picasa, or any...

You have to get a Smugmug, Flickr, Picasa, or any photo website account and post the pictures on that site. Most are free, except Smugmug. Then, the website will give you a link to embed the photo...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-20-2008, 08:36 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,585
Posted By GhostriderADV
A great book about avoiding motorcycle accidents...

A great book about avoiding motorcycle accidents is Twist of the Wrist I (http://www.amazon.com/Twist-Wrist-Motorcycle-Roadracers-Handbook/dp/0965045013) & II...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-18-2008, 11:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,895
Posted By GhostriderADV
I will let him know. If you do have any tips I...

I will let him know. If you do have any tips I can pass along to him, please PM me. I know he will appreciate the first hand experience.
Forum: Trip Planning 02-18-2008, 09:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,895
Posted By GhostriderADV
Thanks for all the great feedback. Although I've...

Thanks for all the great feedback. Although I've been hitting the gym pretty consistently in preparation of my trip, my brother telling me he is doing a full length Ironman in August kinda makes me...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-17-2008, 06:38 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 19,392
Posted By GhostriderADV
Are you running a ride report on your mexico trip?

Are you running a ride report on your mexico trip?
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2008, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1,695
Views: 498,935
Posted By GhostriderADV
The cases are the BMW factory cases with some...

The cases are the BMW factory cases with some sort of Rhino-liner glued to the outside. I think the aluminum has been removed. Some say the aluminum dents really easily. They are super rugged, but...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2008, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1,695
Views: 498,935
Posted By GhostriderADV
F650 Gs-p

<a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/attilad/PreparationPics/photo#5162470274158848162"><img src="http://lh5.google.com/attilad/R6THXMbAaKI/AAAAAAAAAio/e1IOsRzKU_o/s800/IMG_1058.JPG" /></a>
<a...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-17-2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 19,392
Posted By GhostriderADV
Compilation

Here is a compilation of some of the responses:

Buell Twin = 65 mpg
DR650 = 54-63 mpg
2001 F650GS = 60-70 mpg
2003 F650GS = 61-63 mpg
Suzuki DR200SE = 104 mpg
KTM SMC 625 = 55 mpg
DRZ400S =...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-15-2008, 07:34 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 19,392
Posted By GhostriderADV
The reason I started this thread was because the...

The reason I started this thread was because the lady at the BMW dealership told me the bike I was going to buy would get 75+ and do well over 100 mph. My experience with the bike was much different...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2008, 04:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,856
Posted By GhostriderADV
Does everyone on this post work for Suzuki? :rofl...

Does everyone on this post work for Suzuki? :rofl haha. Seriously though, I've owned two Suzuki motorcycles already, they are great bikes.
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