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Forum: Airheads 12-23-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,765
Posted By Moto Mark
Just shows you that good things happen to good...

Just shows you that good things happen to good people !

Merry Christmas and ride safe !!!
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,153
Posted By Moto Mark
I saw that bike last Friday at Perry's and it's...

I saw that bike last Friday at Perry's and it's every bit as nice in person.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By Moto Mark
Excellent, thank you ! I also downloaded his...

Excellent, thank you !

I also downloaded his spreadsheet, lots of good info there.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By Moto Mark
Torque Spec-R1200 GSW

I'm changing the oil on my water cooled GSA today and I need to find out the torque spec for the oil drain plug and the oil filter. Go figure it's Monday and all the dealers are closed.

Thanks in...
Forum: Airheads 09-18-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 895
Posted By Moto Mark
I made a tool out of a 6" piece of steel rod. I...

I made a tool out of a 6" piece of steel rod. I cut it down the center of the diameter so I can place a small square piece of Scotchbrite in the groove. I then spray the inside of the master cylinder...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,506
Posted By Moto Mark
I have the full Remus system on my '14 GSA and I...

I have the full Remus system on my '14 GSA and I haven't noticed any heat difference and I live in a hot climate. I did ceramic coat the headers so they are better at dissipating the heat than the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,151
Posted By Moto Mark
I have the AltRider skid plate and I couldn't be...

I have the AltRider skid plate and I couldn't be happier. Took awhile to get mine as I bought it before my GSA-W arrived and they had to make new brackets for the GSA vs the std. GS, but worth the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By Moto Mark
Show Us Your Bar Risers-BMW 1200 GS/GSW LC

The last farkle on my '14 GSA will be a set of bar risers. Let's see what's out there.

I'd like to know how high I can go without dramatically altering the cables. On my 1150 GS I could go 1.5"...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,654
Posted By Moto Mark
I've talked to Twisted Throttle and the time...

I've talked to Twisted Throttle and the time range for the new mount to be in stock is in mid to late May. Won't do me any good for the trips I'll be making before that but at least there's one on...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 209,145
Posted By Moto Mark
The BMW Shop in Ft Worth got its first Nine T...

The BMW Shop in Ft Worth got its first Nine T yesterday and the new owner has already taken it home. I came in early to take a few photos of the bike but I didn't stay long enough to meet the owner....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,868
Posted By Moto Mark
I've got a full Remus system about to go on my GS...

I've got a full Remus system about to go on my GS Adventure. Just waiting on the bike to show up :mad?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 487,419
Posted By Moto Mark
I ordered the blue one too. Mine's supposed to...

I ordered the blue one too. Mine's supposed to arrive mid-Feb
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By Moto Mark
I do know the springs are on the outside of the...

I do know the springs are on the outside of the shoes (that is, they're facing me when I remove the wheel)

I'm going to take the wheel off tomorrow and check for wear as well as scuffing up the...
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By Moto Mark
Thanks guys, I'll try some of your suggestions...

Thanks guys, I'll try some of your suggestions this weekend
Forum: Airheads 10-11-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By Moto Mark
Rear Brake Squeal-R100 GS

I replaced the brake shoes on my 95 R100GS with EBC's and replaced the return springs and vibration rubber. I didn't notice at first but after only a few miles I'm getting a very loud and annoying...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,335
Posted By Moto Mark
I have a similar setup (Zega side cases and GIVI...

I have a similar setup (Zega side cases and GIVI Maxia top case).

I ended up making some 25mm spacers and used longer bolts on the plate for the top case so you could take the lids off without...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-14-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 21,279
Posted By Moto Mark
Hi rajavw, who makes the rack for your PX? I'd...

Hi rajavw, who makes the rack for your PX? I'd like to rig a Pelican case on my PX and I think a rack like yours would be the ticket.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-17-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,919
Posted By Moto Mark
I've put my deposit down and will be taking my...

I've put my deposit down and will be taking my chances,

Really, at the end of the day its only money. If I get it and love it it will be money well spent. If I don't I'll take the hit, sell it and...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-01-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 31,102
Posted By Moto Mark
I've got a Sport on order and it should be here...

I've got a Sport on order and it should be here next week. I rode the shop's demo last weekend and I was very impressed. My previous maxi was a Piaggio MP3 500 so it's not much of a comparison but...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-23-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 17,483
Posted By Moto Mark
They are in the US now, there's about two dozen...

They are in the US now, there's about two dozen in Baltimore at the BMW dealer meeting. They should hit the showroom floor by mid-November.
Forum: Airheads 07-17-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,033
Posted By Moto Mark
Keihan Exhausts for the R100 GS

Hey Inmates,

Who's had a Keihan exhaust system on their R100 GS?

My stock muffler is about to rust through in a couple of spots and I wanted to replace it with a system that looks like the...
Forum: Airheads 07-17-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,952
Posted By Moto Mark
Here's a link to the BMW Mobile Traditions site...

Here's a link to the BMW Mobile Traditions site where you can order a 'birth certificate' for your bike.

I did that a few years ago with a BMW car.
...
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 856
Views: 58,000
Posted By Moto Mark
Kokopelli Today 04:53 AM That was quick, just...

Kokopelli Today 04:53 AM
That was quick, just paid for mine. All I need is a buyer for my G/S and it's all good again.


Do you have any photos of your GS?
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,159
Posted By Moto Mark
Hey guys great ride report. I just arrived in San...

Hey guys great ride report. I just arrived in San Jose this afternoon and tomorrow I'll head out to Costa Rican Trails to pick up my 800GS. I'll be here for 2 weeks with a group from Moto Discovery...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,314
Posted By Moto Mark
I've got the carbon fiber cover and I know it's...

I've got the carbon fiber cover and I know it's overkill but it looks soooooo cool on the bike. I also got a carbon snorkel to match. I know it dosen't answer your initial question but that's another...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-11-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 931
Posted By Moto Mark
GPS Mount for 800GS-Beg, Borrow or Rent?

I'm going on a 2 week trip to Costa Rica in June and I'll be renting an 800 GS while I'm there. Does any inmate have a GPS mount for a Garmin Zumo 660 that I could borrow, rent, buy???
Forum: Battle scooters 09-03-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,386
Posted By Moto Mark
Ft. Worth, TX has a Vespa dealer !!!

Great news for Ft. Worth and Mid-Cities scooter fans, Eurosport Cycle has become an official Vespa dealer!! I was over there this morning and here's what's on the floor:

2-Piagggio Typhoon 125...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,462
Posted By Moto Mark
New Bonneville Owners-I need some advice

I'm seriously thinking about a Bonneville SE and I wanted to get some advice from the owners out there.

Why did you buy it?
What do you use it for? Touring? Commuting? etc...
What mods you've...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,126
Posted By Moto Mark
When you order the Ohlins you should be able to...

When you order the Ohlins you should be able to have the dealer make sure to order the correct spring for your weight and riding style. I don't know about the Aussie distributor but Ohlins USA will...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 735
Posted By Moto Mark
If you drag your crash bars you're seconds away...

If you drag your crash bars you're seconds away from a low side. Don't worry about it and install them. I have a set on my 02 1150 GS and they work great.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2010, 09:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,710
Posted By Moto Mark
I've been using custom molded earbuds from Big...

I've been using custom molded earbuds from Big Ears that I got at IMS Dallas a couple of years ago. They fit well inside of both helmets I use (Nolan flip up and Arai XD) and even though it blocks...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By Moto Mark
Yeah that's what I've gathered after talking to...

Yeah that's what I've gathered after talking to Touratech and a couple of guys on here. After looking at it again there's really no other way to make it work
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2010, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By Moto Mark
Another ZEGA install issue-1150 GS and low pipe

I'm installing the 2x 41 low pipe kit Zega's on my 1150 GS and I've come to a crashing halt.

I have the Staintune muffler with the low mid pipe but the muffler still sits too tall to mount the...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,297
Posted By Moto Mark
I have some custom molded ear buds from Big Ears....

I have some custom molded ear buds from Big Ears. I got them at IMS in Dallas in 2008 and I have used them almost daily since. They fit well in my XD as well as my Nolan flip up and they do a great...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-09-2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,461
Posted By Moto Mark
My normal 48 mile ride to work yesterday went to...

My normal 48 mile ride to work yesterday went to 80 miles and took almost 2 hours due to 3 roads being totally flooded and closed down.

On the ride home a section of 1187 by Burleson was still...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2010, 05:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 895
Posted By Moto Mark
JJ I owe you a beer! I checked the bulb and even...

JJ I owe you a beer! I checked the bulb and even though it was good it had came loose and was stuck with both filaments on. Removed the bulb, re-installed and presto, brake light is working again.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 895
Posted By Moto Mark
Well I thought the rear brake switch might have...

Well I thought the rear brake switch might have been pinched by a zip tie so I ordered another switch. No luck, brake light still stays on.:puke1

I'm running out of options. Before I break down...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 895
Posted By Moto Mark
I think its going from bad to worse, I checked...

I think its going from bad to worse, I checked the metal tab was in operation and it looks OK, I mean the bolt touches the metal tab and breaks the connection when you press down on the lever.

I...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 895
Posted By Moto Mark
Thanks guys I'll check it out when I get off...

Thanks guys I'll check it out when I get off work, I poked at the metal piece but I didn't check if it was out of its tab.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2010, 05:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 895
Posted By Moto Mark
Thanks JJ, front brake is not touching the hand...

Thanks JJ, front brake is not touching the hand guard so we're good there. I'll check the plunger next.
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