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Forum: Americas 05-25-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 121
Posted By sb955i
Toronto to BMWMOA Rally at Billings

Hi Folks,
I've done the run directly west from St.Paul through Fargo and out to Montana a couple of times. Love the plains.

This time I'm thinking of riding farther south then across, perhaps...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By sb955i
Don't let the work throw you off though, it's not...

Don't let the work throw you off though, it's not a huge deal to refurbish the caliber with new seals. Just be careful extracting the piston as they may get scored by whatever tool your using. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,690
Posted By sb955i
2015 or 2016 GSA?

Generally I think it comes down to how long your willing to wait. It also is likely there will be a slight price rise for 2016's. I think I heard that production stops around August. So you would be...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By sb955i
I've ridden three demo 2014 GS's so far, all were...

I've ridden three demo 2014 GS's so far, all were very smooth.. Especially up the rev range like where you state. Leak looks abnormal, much more than the dribble some are reporting. Good luck, and...
Forum: The Garage 04-25-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,442
Posted By sb955i
Soft fold up extant, 10 years, no leaks, light to...

Soft fold up extant, 10 years, no leaks, light to take off. Also has a bit of leeway if you have some,thing slightly higher than the bad sides, it still fits with a bit of stretch in the fabric.

...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,008
Posted By sb955i
Great write up, thanks for doing this... ...

Great write up, thanks for doing this...


Sb955i.
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,520
Posted By sb955i
I always ride with a camelback. I use a 90* bite...

I always ride with a camelback. I use a 90* bite valve. Fill it up with water and ice at a 7-11 or hotel in the morning , I might squirt some flavour in there sometimes.. My daughter's grape squirt....
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,571
Posted By sb955i
On sale now. Has anyone taken delivery of the...

On sale now. Has anyone taken delivery of the new sunset chair? First impressions?


Sb955i.
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,243
Posted By sb955i
Need Alarm/GPS tracker for bike

Not a true alarm system, but i just picked up a Spot Trace for 50% off (=$60 Cdn) if registered before Jan 5th. Rebate is a pre-paid Visa. Service is $100/yr. Sat not cellular.

Service sends...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-30-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 29,532
Posted By sb955i
Garmin 2610 + moto accessories

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1033752&referrerid=81675

$100.00 CDN, best offer, purchaser pays shipping. PM me if interested. Thanks for looking. :D
Forum: The Garage 11-26-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By sb955i
And change the oil and filter. Some say used oil...

And change the oil and filter. Some say used oil has corrosive acidity and contaminants. Good time to do it and the bike will be fresh in the spring. If you have any anti corrosion paste or spray...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By sb955i
Setup takes time, patience and good notes. ...

Setup takes time, patience and good notes. Here's a great overview.

http://goraiders.org/bike/docs/WilbersMotorcyleSuspension.pdf

After a month playing with mine I'm still not dialled in and...
Forum: Equipment 11-15-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,464
Posted By sb955i
Had good experience with gore wind stopper stuff....

Had good experience with gore wind stopper stuff. Check out bicycling gear. Also good experience with helly Hansen base layers. And smart wool. But the gore wind stopper works best for me. I have a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 581
Posted By sb955i
Not got a 14. Buyin a 15 LOL

Not got a 14. Buyin a 15 LOL
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 581
Posted By sb955i
2015 GSA Can options press release out yet?

Just had the dealer call. He was putting the order in the queue for the spring. Asked if I wanted black or silver frame,swingarm? On the GSA ?!?

Found the USA 2015 order option press release...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,493
Posted By sb955i
R1200GSW intake manifold popped off

My '05 RT did that the first Long trip I took. It had sat overnight and I went to move it. Bang! Called roadside assistance, had a hotel and tow arranged, and spent 500 bucks at MAX BMW on some...
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,032
Posted By sb955i
Full Face Helmet - Drinking Water....how?

Camelback, right angle bite valve works great. Fill it with hotel ice in the morning and you have cold water into the afternoon. Also use those sport squirts for flavour. Never noticed the backpack...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,098
Posted By sb955i
I was wrong. Actually the first thing on her mind...

I was wrong. Actually the first thing on her mind was 'it's not a first year bike is it'.. God bless her :)
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,098
Posted By sb955i
Last thing on my mind, first thing on my wife's...

Last thing on my mind, first thing on my wife's mind LOL!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,098
Posted By sb955i
Thanks for the feedback. I have three dealer...

Thanks for the feedback. I have three dealer visits setup, and have been going through the numbers. Will most likely put my dibs in over the next couple of weeks for a spring delivery slot. I'll ask...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,098
Posted By sb955i
Yep. Loan rate. Last Bimmer I bought I got at...

Yep. Loan rate. Last Bimmer I bought I got at 0.9%. CPO though.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,062
Posted By sb955i
Maybe wait to see what this new "RS" leaked pic...

Maybe wait to see what this new "RS" leaked pic is all about? I'm keeping my RT and trying to decide on a GS or GSA as well. Took both for a ride, liked the GSA better. Just a bit more presence,...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,098
Posted By sb955i
2015 GS or GSA CDN purchase question

Anyone getting any deals out there on 2015 pre-orders? Am I a fool for mentally preparing for full list?! Save me... I was hoping for 0.9% or something but the dealer is talking full list, limited...
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,950
Posted By sb955i
Have a look at BMW City pants. Fairly normal...

Have a look at BMW City pants. Fairly normal looking, good armour.
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 247
Posted By sb955i
KTM 640 adv wiring harness needed

Looking for either a secondhand main harness, or a fair price on a new one. Any ideas. Any bikes being parted out? PM me please. Thank you.
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 586
Posted By sb955i
Depends where your taking the impact. 1/2 inch...

Depends where your taking the impact. 1/2 inch may never make any difference, or, Murphy's law, make all the difference. There's no way to tell without extensive statistical analysis. I'd send them...
Forum: Racing 01-16-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 39,438
Posted By sb955i
Hi all, having probs with fish today, and don't...

Hi all, having probs with fish today, and don't have rfm.. Could someone help out with an invite and info..never used it..thanks!
Forum: The Garage 01-04-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,119
Posted By sb955i
I have tried spray bomb over powder coat... It...

I have tried spray bomb over powder coat... It doesn't adhere directly and easily flakes off. You might try an intermediate layer of primer, but I haven't tried that.
Forum: Racing 01-01-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 39,438
Posted By sb955i
:dg Turned on, tuned in, buzzin in the swarm.

:dg Turned on, tuned in, buzzin in the swarm.
Forum: The Garage 12-20-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,583
Posted By sb955i
Air intake clogged? My home furnace locks out...

Air intake clogged? My home furnace locks out whenever I get snow accumulated in the intake vent. Doesn't take much, but I guess it senses the minor vacuum and locks out.
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2,524
Views: 417,483
Posted By sb955i
Hi Budman, I installed a booster plug this...

Hi Budman,
I installed a booster plug this summer. Zip tied the temp sensor at the front of the frame. Slightly better partial throttle control, slightly less vibes, and mileage improved from 4.5...
Forum: Racing 04-10-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 13,155
Posted By sb955i
MotoGP:Qatar

Cool, thanks yooperbikemike. I'm a huge MotoGP fan, been to the last two Indy's and headin out to Laguna this summer for the GP out there.

I think this is going to be an awesome season. SToner's...
Forum: Racing 04-10-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 13,155
Posted By sb955i
MotoGP:Qatar

Is this the 'Official MotoGP' thread ( like the 'Official Dakar' thread in January, or just the Round 1 Qatar thread. I'd like to see an ongoing MotoGP thread if that's possible. Anyone know...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 496
Posted By sb955i
What bar clamps? Pro-taper Windham

Hi All,
So I bought a set of Moose Racing Handguard rails, and the curved under-cable clamps, thinking that when they said 'fits Pro-Taper', well, they would.

Um, they didn't. :huh The taper...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,230
Posted By sb955i
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2009, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,230
Posted By sb955i
KTM LC4 ADV Fuel Line Routing

Thanks Gunnerbuck, i went straight out this afternoon and installed a line across the back. Makes alot of sense! I put a zip-tie around it and the pulse line to keep it off the pipe.:clap

Thanks...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2009, 06:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,230
Posted By sb955i
KTM LC4 ADV Fuel Line Routing

Hello All,
I've been rebuilding a 640 Adv over the past few months.. it was a bog monster and needed some TLC. I'm about 98% done at this point. :D

I'm replacing the fuel lines ( originals are...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 22,117
Posted By sb955i
Fastways installation on an 02 LC4 Adv

Hello everyone, sorry to resurrect an old thread, but would anyone know where the old Fastway installation guide for the pre-SXC footpeg would be. I have one of those oldie '02 peg hangers, and a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,202
Posted By sb955i
I was thinking of trying a little heat to see if...

I was thinking of trying a little heat to see if some of the shine might 'sweat-out' of the plastic.. anyone tried this? If not, paint or purchase it is...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,202
Posted By sb955i
Hi Andrew, I'm restoring an LC4 Adv and having...

Hi Andrew,
I'm restoring an LC4 Adv and having the same issues. I started out with 200, then 400, then 800 grit. Then moved to some acrylic lens restorer. Also tried paste metal polish. I can get...
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