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Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,695
Posted By Kradmelder
A heartfelt THANK YOU to all the Harley folks for...

A heartfelt THANK YOU to all the Harley folks for causing all that unwanted attention from the politicos...
Sooner or later it was bound to happen!
Remember the old saying...
Harley Davidson,the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,463
Posted By Kradmelder
Cug,I have crashed/trashed 3 bikes this way... ...

Cug,I have crashed/trashed 3 bikes this way...
Coming around a turn and then SAND/GRAVEL and you know it will hurt...
Chi-town I admire you taking the time to stop and taking those beautiful...
Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,463
Posted By Kradmelder
Thanks for getting back... I have exceeded the...

Thanks for getting back...
I have exceeded the limits of traction a few times myself and destroyed a few bike this way...
But I think it was never the tires as even sport-touring rubber sticks so...
Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8,095
Views: 1,225,294
Posted By Kradmelder
Bike I want(ed) yesterday,today,tomorrow...

I'll buy a new modern version of the Moto Guzzi LeMans with bags,ABS and the 110hp 4valve 1200 V2 engine in a heartbeat.
As I also would a new BMW R1200RS;the best of R1100S and R1100RS combined...
Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,463
Posted By Kradmelder
Just out of curiosity;how did your accident...

Just out of curiosity;how did your accident happen?
Did you get taken out by a cage or was is some spirited riding that overtaxed the traction a little bit too much...?!
Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,463
Posted By Kradmelder
Chitown,stop torturing us...:D I'm so...

Chitown,stop torturing us...:D
I'm so jealous...
Especially the second picture!
Looks like Baja south of El Rosario working off that Lobster-Burrito cooked by Mama Espinoza in the twisties...
It...
Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2010, 10:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,463
Posted By Kradmelder
Great pictures,great bike... I love the...

Great pictures,great bike...
I love the R1200R,too...
Probably the best bike you can buy right now.
A true sleeper,a sportbike,commutuer and tourer all in ONE bike.
Kind of what the HONDA CB750...
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2010, 09:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,505
Posted By Kradmelder
The HP2S a gear driven dual shaft boxer...:lol3...

The HP2S a gear driven dual shaft boxer...:lol3 ??
You meant a shaft driven double overhead cam boxer...:D !
A wait until they make a R1200RS version of it.
$25K just for a toy playing at the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,505
Posted By Kradmelder
That is pure sex! I would by one if it had a...

That is pure sex!
I would by one if it had a rear seat,bags,luggage rack,centerstand,a few more gallons on board and would sell for $15000....:D
I could do without that fancy bodywork and...
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,747
Posted By Kradmelder
How true...

How true...
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,747
Posted By Kradmelder
I loved Easy Rider,too. And yes they were right...

I loved Easy Rider,too.
And yes they were right about our so called "freedoms" already in 1969!
Free to exploit mother nature and fellow man.Free to consume and strike it rich to retire somewhere...
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,549
Posted By Kradmelder
I would say the best-allrounder if you don't...

I would say the best-allrounder if you don't leave paved tarmac that covers the whole spectrum from sporty fun in the twisties to 2-up with gear touring is the R1200R !
Has good useable power...
Forum: Road warriors 05-15-2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,002
Posted By Kradmelder
Sprint ST

It will also roast your nuts,you will have to diddle with a chain and it will be slower in the twisties...:D
Or you can get a VFR 800 where you will have to pay big valve adjustmend bill$$$ while...
Forum: Road warriors 05-15-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,002
Posted By Kradmelder
Forgot to mention the R1100S is probably the best...

Forgot to mention the R1100S is probably the best combination of SPORT and tour of all bikes period,while the R1100/1150RS the best of TOUR and sport...:D
Too bad that BMW never combined the best...
Forum: Road warriors 05-15-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,002
Posted By Kradmelder
KungPaoDog the R1100S is a great bike you'll...

KungPaoDog the R1100S is a great bike you'll probably will love a lot.
Had 2 of them myself over the last 10 years.Good looking,fun to ride due to great handling and an torquey engine.
Much more...
Forum: Road warriors 05-15-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,197
Posted By Kradmelder
The R1100/1150RS are still after all those years...

The R1100/1150RS are still after all those years awesome bikes.
With a few mods like replacing the rubber bushings on the handlebars for solid aluminum ones,Ohlins shocks,shorter GS paraleverarm,MRA...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 18,325
Posted By Kradmelder
Not to start a pissing contest the last 20% of...

Not to start a pissing contest the last 20% of throttle opening makes it ping at full load/low rpm/high gear acceleration...:D
I'll bet it will would still do it no matter what because in the last...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By Kradmelder
I denmark everything is paid for by the...

I denmark everything is paid for by the government.
If your old lady won't put out they send some Brigitte Nielson looking hooker over...
180% Tax might not sound so bad anymore...:D
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2010, 09:09 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 18,325
Posted By Kradmelder
A form of flooding?I respectfully disagree...:D ...

A form of flooding?I respectfully disagree...:D
No matter what rpm or how open the throttle the fuel injection/02 sensor will adjust for the right amount of fuel.
If you lug a bike and create a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By Kradmelder
Here in CA it is roughly $23000 out the door... ...

Here in CA it is roughly $23000 out the door...
What are doing looking at new BMW's anyways;shouldn't you be on the street protesting against getting screwed by the IMF...:lol3
For 20K I would by...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,008
Posted By Kradmelder
Good to now that BMW blows a lot of $$$ on those...

Good to now that BMW blows a lot of $$$ on those magazine-schmucks and all we get that the GS is a great bike....
Real data and real comparison of the true improvements between 09 and 010 would have...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 18,325
Posted By Kradmelder
I wouldn't worry about it.Have your dealer check...

I wouldn't worry about it.Have your dealer check the bike (O2 sensors,knock sensor,etc) and they shouldn't ping at all anymore...
If you got warranty...
Otherwise put on the new powercommander-5...
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,130
Posted By Kradmelder
Dirtymartini in performance there is almost no...

Dirtymartini in performance there is almost no difference between the 09 HC and the 010 DOHC.The 010 feels like a 09 with an aftermarket exhaust.
Little more revvy.If you adjust the valves yourself...
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 23,291
Posted By Kradmelder
Jim this is how bad information spreads through...

Jim this is how bad information spreads through the net through mis-information that turn into urban legends like the BMW "shaft drive problems"... Without oil (changes) even a BMW shaftdrive will go...
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 387,971
Posted By Kradmelder
Now Bill that was funny you motorcycle...

Now Bill that was funny you motorcycle cross-dresser...
But if you have a rice- and a sauerkraut burner you don't fit the Harley stereotype anyways...:D
You are safe here from any...
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 387,971
Posted By Kradmelder
Superzoom you are more of a man I ever be by...

Superzoom you are more of a man I ever be by admitting to watch the king of trash...:D Or was that Larry King...:D
But I'm still man enough not to have to ride a Harley;I mean I have friends and...
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 387,971
Posted By Kradmelder
Marc I'm with you.There are a lot of other...

Marc I'm with you.There are a lot of other boutique brands who act out on their dreams...
GS-SUV types who never make that dream trip down to Tierra del Fuego and ride down to the local Starbucks......
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 387,971
Posted By Kradmelder
Crazy before you go crazy I actually took the...

Crazy before you go crazy I actually took the number from an article about that event.I don't say that newspapers are always right but it is clear to me that a lot of those participants are just...
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 23,291
Posted By Kradmelder
They actually have all drain plugs you just have...

They actually have all drain plugs you just have to pivot the reardrive 90' down.Stupid I admit but until 07 they thought the oil is good for life.
From later 07 on the drain plug is at the bottom...
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2010, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 387,971
Posted By Kradmelder
You 2 canadian Harley riders on your foreign...

You 2 canadian Harley riders on your foreign bikes.
Don't feel attacked,relax...
I liked what C-Stain had to say and started to give him some respect for actually riding and his way of thinking...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 15,904
Posted By Kradmelder
I just talked to a guy who knows the writer of...

I just talked to a guy who knows the writer of the origional article.
He said the W-C engine is definately coming but appearantly they will not phase out the A-C engines immediately to test the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 387,971
Posted By Kradmelder
I know the truth hurts...:D Come on a little...

I know the truth hurts...:D
Come on a little truth was in my rant,give me a little credit....:lol3
Did you see yourself in that mirror/shiney chrome...:D
Otherwise go and watch Wild Hogs and...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 892
Posted By Kradmelder
I think there is a bulletin about a camshaft...

I think there is a bulletin about a camshaft positioning sensor...
Should be easy to fix.The joys of beta-testing...:D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 15,904
Posted By Kradmelder
Yes sir will do! Phil's comment "freedom of...

Yes sir will do!
Phil's comment "freedom of choice - not in EU" started it all.That false statement warranted a little commend,I think...And yes the Euro-4 emissions regulations that will make...
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 387,971
Posted By Kradmelder
You Harley riders and cruiser rider are really...

You Harley riders and cruiser rider are really good citizens so why act like outlaws...:D
And if charity or patriot guard b.s. makes you feel better,great!
Whatever turns you on!It takes all kinds...
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 23,291
Posted By Kradmelder
Longdog I had all kinds of 1100/1150/1200 R,S,GS...

Longdog I had all kinds of 1100/1150/1200 R,S,GS and RS bikes over the last 15 years who I never sold below the 60K mile mark and I had ZERO shaft issues.But always changed the oil every 12K miles!...
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 387,971
Posted By Kradmelder
125mph is actually not fast if you lived 10 years...

125mph is actually not fast if you lived 10 years in germany...
The Harley was friendly and waved not the rider...:D
Kamloops you a living proof that not all canadians are nice guys you...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,044
Posted By Kradmelder
On the other hand the BMW Motorsport Motorrad...

On the other hand the BMW Motorsport Motorrad guys beat a lot of GSXRZX1000R1 guys on their lowly HP2-S boxer,too...
It would be fun to see which is faster on a track;GS,MM or R12R?!
Up to Pikes...
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 387,971
Posted By Kradmelder
Kamloopsrider,I know you Canadians take that...

Kamloopsrider,I know you Canadians take that Harley thing waaay too serious.Even more than your american brothers...:D
That became very clear to me on my last ride through your beautiful country...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,044
Posted By Kradmelder
Not excactly that much because I had to buy...

Not excactly that much because I had to buy Ohlins shocks and the aftermarket exhaust for the R1200R...
But at least the dealer threw in a set of bags and sports windshield...
The MM was...
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