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Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,623
Posted By fonzie56
It's probably at the OP's house. :eek1

It's probably at the OP's house. :eek1
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By fonzie56
Got a silver 09 last year with only 3800 miles on...

Got a silver 09 last year with only 3800 miles on it. Just got back from northern Wisconsin. She's covered with bugs and other road crap. Zero problems so far. Great bike! Enjoy yours!:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,514
Posted By fonzie56
Now, see what you started?! Just fix it and go...

Now, see what you started?! Just fix it and go for a ride. All you Yamaha people go home, nobody cares what you think.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By fonzie56
Bought my 09 GS last year with only 3800 miles....

Bought my 09 GS last year with only 3800 miles. Also looked new. Need to thank the previous owner for buying my bike and saving it for me.
Sounds like a great deal to me! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 14,899
Posted By fonzie56
BMW R1200GS is a touring platform with off-road...

BMW R1200GS is a touring platform with off-road capabilities.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,618
Posted By fonzie56
It always amazes me that some people buy a bike...

It always amazes me that some people buy a bike and then don't ride it! I have had really good luck buying low mileage bikes; in fact, that is a plus in my book. Currently, I'm riding a 2009 GS that...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,202
Posted By fonzie56
I purchased my 09 GS with only 3800 miles on the...

I purchased my 09 GS with only 3800 miles on the odo last September from RFalcone Powersports in Indy for $12995. My bike has fewer farkles than the one you're looking at, however, that left room for...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 26,512
Posted By fonzie56
I bought my 2009 KLR 650 in 09 brand spankin' new...

I bought my 2009 KLR 650 in 09 brand spankin' new for $4899.00. I upgraded the infamous doohickey and spring myself. I do all the maintenance on this simple machine. I have the utmost confidence in...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By fonzie56
Got an 09 GS. Usually use an Optimate 4 to charge...

Got an 09 GS. Usually use an Optimate 4 to charge through the CANbus. However, the O4 will not desulfate the battery in the CANbus mode.

So I use a Deltran battery tender direct to the battery...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,524
Posted By fonzie56
+1. My 09 GS had one of these installed when I...

+1. My 09 GS had one of these installed when I purchased her. Pricey, but, on/off in seconds; well made.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,344
Posted By fonzie56
Besides the filled tank with stabilizer, I always...

Besides the filled tank with stabilizer, I always change my oil and filter in the fall after riding season. Then plug in the battery and cover her up. I won't ride again 'till spring. Then all I will...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,421
Posted By fonzie56
More power to ya, I'm happy with my 09 R1200GS....

More power to ya, I'm happy with my 09 R1200GS. Different strokes, brothers! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,373
Posted By fonzie56
I own two bikes, a 09 KLR 650 that I purchased...

I own two bikes, a 09 KLR 650 that I purchased new in 09 and farkled out, doohickey/torsion spring. I'm 57 and do all my own maintenance. The KLR is easy to work on and was my commuter until I...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 17,219
Posted By fonzie56
Bought my first BMW at 57 last September. I...

Bought my first BMW at 57 last September. I retired in January. got the Beemer itch after watching Ewan and Charley go long way round.
Unfortunately, there wasn't a BMW dealership in Indy back...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,588
Posted By fonzie56
Jmho

Get the KLR. You won't be disappointed. 'nuff said.:dhorse
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5,235
Views: 1,262,570
Posted By fonzie56
KLR 650 mods

I set my KLR up as a commuter.
Taller windscreen
16T CS sprocket
7/8" bar risers
centerstand
bar bag
Caribou cases panniers
Will install Shinko 705's soon as the original tires are done.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,027
Posted By fonzie56
Thumb I use my 09 KLR 650 as a commuter. I don't know...

I use my 09 KLR 650 as a commuter. I don't know how big the DR650's gas tank is, but a KLR carries 6 gallons. That's about 280 miles. Don't worry about the valve adjustment; there's only 4 and it...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,544
Posted By fonzie56
Commuter

I've got an '09' KLR 650 that I use strictly as a commuter. I ride interstate to work and back whenever the weather's ok and the bike seems to like the 60 to 75 mph I usually ride.
gonna try the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,367
Posted By fonzie56
Laugh Goodbye, HD. Hello fun!

Sold my 2001 Ultra Classic HD when my divorce deemed it necessary that I have some extra $$$.

After 2 years of struggling with my huge mortgage payment and since the economy tanked and I couldn't...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,127
Posted By fonzie56
Talking 1st D-S

My first dual sport, (of course, back then they weren't called that), was a bright green '70's Honda SL 100. Had the high front fender and solo seat, universal tread tires. Loved that bike, I was...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,423
Posted By fonzie56
Wink throttle

Try using a little throttle when it's warm out, like in the old days before fuel injection.
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