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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-11-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 844
Posted By MotoMuse
Thanks for the suggestions. Jupiter's looks like...

Thanks for the suggestions. Jupiter's looks like a pretty cool concept. But, it's generally looking too expensive for me to rent a bike, except for the HD perhaps. Gonna play it by ear once I'm...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-01-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 844
Posted By MotoMuse
It's $129/day normally. I think it's around...

It's $129/day normally. I think it's around $170-180 per day to rent a GS from the place in Vermont. Funny how quickly $100/day starts to look like a deal ;-)

I was considering riding mine from...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-01-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 844
Posted By MotoMuse
Thanks for all the info; I'll check it out. And...

Thanks for all the info; I'll check it out. And yes, I'll keep you posted; I'd love to check out the Catskills.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-01-2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 844
Posted By MotoMuse
Thanks for the replies! Looks like they...

Thanks for the replies!


Looks like they have a week day special rate of $400 for basically four days. Pick up at noon on monday and return by 10am Fri. Seems like a pretty good deal.

Jack
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-29-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 844
Posted By MotoMuse
Moto Rentals in Woodstock Area?

Greetings from California wine country! I'm going to be in the Woodstock NY area June 15 - 21 to play some music and am wondering if anyone has any suggestions about where I could rent a motorcycle...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,341
Posted By MotoMuse
Any new info on this? I just noticed exactly the...

Any new info on this? I just noticed exactly the same thing on my '07 1200GS. It vibrates at low speed on left turns only, even when I barely start to lean. I was thinking it was a FD issue, but I'll...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 696
Posted By MotoMuse
Thanks. No bubbles bursting here; the guy who's...

Thanks. No bubbles bursting here; the guy who's interested is a friend of a friend, and I want to be sure he's getting a decent deal, but also that I'm not selling myself short.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 696
Posted By MotoMuse
Help Setting Price? - 2007 R1200GS

I'm 95% sure I'm ready to sell my '07 R1200GS, and was hoping I could get some help setting the price. I was thinking of listing it at $11,500. This seems like a decent price to me for a very clean...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-12-2008, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 570
Posted By MotoMuse
Excellent advice everyone. I'm not looking for...

Excellent advice everyone. I'm not looking for the shortest route, so yeah, staying as far north as possible works.

Thanks Fredo, I'll have a look at the maps.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-10-2008, 10:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 570
Posted By MotoMuse
Cool. I was considering going through Flagstaff &...

Cool. I was considering going through Flagstaff & Sedona, but wasn't sure what to do from there. One thing is clear either way... lots of aqua! :1drink
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-10-2008, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 570
Posted By MotoMuse
Thumb Thanks for the tips - exactly the kind of info...

Thanks for the tips - exactly the kind of info I'm looking for.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-10-2008, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 570
Posted By MotoMuse
NM to San Diego via S. AZ in June - Advice?

I plan on riding from New Mexico (Santa Fe area) to San Diego during the week of June 16-19 and was wondering about a couple of things.

First of all, is the heat gonna kick my ass through...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-29-2008, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1,666
Views: 129,429
Posted By MotoMuse
I'm in Sonoma and feel the same way about riding...

I'm in Sonoma and feel the same way about riding alone in the national forests. I barely escaped a couple of years ago on my 1150 - the year of the big new years floods. I don't usually have days off...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-04-2008, 10:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 329
Posted By MotoMuse
Latin Jazz Gig in Calistoga - Sat, March 8th 1-5pm

Thought I'd post up about a gig I'm playing in Calistoga this Sat in case anyone wants to make a ride of it.

Sat March 8th, 1 - 5pm
Pacifico restaurant in Calistoga - 1237 Lincoln Ave.

I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By MotoMuse
Good point. Ha! Well, the two are...

Good point.


Ha! Well, the two are related you know :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2008, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By MotoMuse
Thanks guys. Well said Jim, that's...

Thanks guys.


Well said Jim, that's exactly it :D


Rad - I'm glad you mention it because it seemed to me that they were further out of spec than I would expect.

I hesitate to say which...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2008, 11:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By MotoMuse
18k Self Service - Bike Runs Great!

I did the 18k service on my bike this weekend and am happy to report that it's running better than ever before :clap . I found the valves to be pretty far off spec, particularly on the left side: The...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2008, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,657
Posted By MotoMuse
Thanks guys. Jim, I'll be using you're DVD....

Thanks guys.

Jim, I'll be using you're DVD. Thanks again for taking the mystery out of it. :D

Jack
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2008, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,657
Posted By MotoMuse
18k Self Service & Fault Codes - R1200GS

I want to do the 18k service for my '07 1200GS on my own. The only thing that's holding me up is that I don't have the means to check the fault codes and can't spend $300 on a GS911 (don't have a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-19-2007, 10:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,065
Posted By MotoMuse
Hey Garnz. I remember meeting you; seemed...

Hey Garnz.

I remember meeting you; seemed like we were in the minority with all those Adventures hangin around. Yeah, time flies; I can't believe I've had the GS for a year already. I'll look...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-18-2007, 10:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,065
Posted By MotoMuse
Yeah man, that was us. I gave you the "waz up"...

Yeah man, that was us. I gave you the "waz up" nod as you were putting in ear plugs and getting ready to go. I'll watch for ya next time.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-17-2007, 12:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,065
Posted By MotoMuse
Great pics DugMar. Looks like you and your wife...

Great pics DugMar. Looks like you and your wife had a good time here.



You might have been parked next to us. Were you on an RT? If it was you I was thinking you looked familiar; met you at...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-15-2007, 04:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,065
Posted By MotoMuse
That's more like it. :D (VanishingPoint at his...

That's more like it. :D (VanishingPoint at his finest).


Yeah man, sounds great.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-15-2007, 12:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,065
Posted By MotoMuse
Be sure to let us know if you ever bring the bike...

Be sure to let us know if you ever bring the bike to Laguna Seca like you mentioned. Some great roads down that way too.

Nice photo, but where's the salute?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-15-2007, 10:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,065
Posted By MotoMuse
Hey Doug, You got it... Dave and Jack, AKA...

Hey Doug,

You got it... Dave and Jack, AKA VanishingPoint and MotoMuse. Nice meeting you. Hope you got that ride in on Monday you were talking about.

Jack
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2007, 03:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,486
Posted By MotoMuse
Just to clarify, it was a bad enough leak to...

Just to clarify, it was a bad enough leak to cover the right side of the tire (and onto the tread), but the drive was not fully drained. I was able to ride the bike back to the dealer, a mile or two...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2007, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,037
Posted By MotoMuse
So the after fire (popping while decelerating)...

So the after fire (popping while decelerating) that I've experienced on all three of the BMWs I've owned ('04 1150GS, '05 K1200S, '07 1200GS) is not "normal?" I've heard that it has something to do...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-18-2007, 11:53 PM
Replies: 3,823
Views: 861,715
Posted By MotoMuse
Hwy 95, Southern Utah. Near Lake Powell ...

Hwy 95, Southern Utah. Near Lake Powell

http://www.jackhines.com/images/K12S_UT-Canyons.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2007, 11:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,641
Posted By MotoMuse
Mine lasted about 8,500.

Mine lasted about 8,500.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2007, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 743
Posted By MotoMuse
I've had a rattle at around 4-5k ever since I...

I've had a rattle at around 4-5k ever since I bought the bike - new in Nov. I found JMF's write-up the other day, but when I went to confirm the need for o-rings on my bike I saw that they're already...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2007, 08:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,228
Posted By MotoMuse
Good ol' ADV... My LAMPF indicator came on...

Good ol' ADV...

My LAMPF indicator came on the other day, so I went to the dealer and got a replacement bulb, the stock one (the lowbeam was burnt out). It was easy to pop it in, but when I turned...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-01-2007, 11:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By MotoMuse
I just came across a NorCal version by the same...

I just came across a NorCal version by the same author (called "California Trails North Coast Region") at Barnes and Nobles. Looks pretty good. I think I'll pick one up. Here's a link...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2007, 10:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,580
Posted By MotoMuse
Yeah, I changed my mind: ...

Yeah, I changed my mind:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=218456

Just got back from 5 days on the road and absolutely love 'em. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2007, 06:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,580
Posted By MotoMuse
Success!

Piece o' cake. :thumb

"I'm the ice cream man, stop me when I'm passin' by..." :rayof
http://www.jackhines.com/images/Zega_Installed.jpg
http://www.jackhines.com/images/Zega_Installed_frnt.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2007, 02:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,580
Posted By MotoMuse
Yahooo!!!

The panniers arrived today, along with the small Paxxon tool kit. :clap

http://www.jackhines.com/images/NewPanniers.jpg


Not bad, 11 days. When I called on Friday the guy told me they'd just...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2007, 09:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,855
Posted By MotoMuse
I know you asked about tank bags, but I find that...

I know you asked about tank bags, but I find that my day trip needs are pretty well met with the Marsee 22L Rack Bag. I prefer to mount it on the rear seat rather than the rack. Love it :D
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2007, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,198
Posted By MotoMuse
Thanks guys, that helps. Just changed the order....

Thanks guys, that helps. Just changed the order. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2007, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,198
Posted By MotoMuse
Zega 41L Special vs 35L-41L System

Is there really that much of a benefit to getting the Zega Special 41L over the standard 35L on the left & 41L right system? As far as I can tell the extra $400 bucks for the Special Set buys you 1...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2007, 08:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 33,639
Posted By MotoMuse
That's also what came with my '07 12GS. I'm at 7k...

That's also what came with my '07 12GS. I'm at 7k miles now and will be replacing both front and rear next week, with Tourances. I've liked the Battle Wings enough to consider getting another pair,...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2007, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 669
Posted By MotoMuse
Having owned both the 1150 and 1200GS I vote for...

Having owned both the 1150 and 1200GS I vote for the 1200. It has something that I was missing in the 1150 - basically more power, lighter weight, and better balanced, IMHO. It feels more,......
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