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Forum: Beasts 03-22-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,044
Posted By GMM
I rode one of these today. The dealer said it is...

I rode one of these today. The dealer said it is the first one in the States (not sure about that, but it was serial number 0005). Nice bike.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-30-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,300
Posted By GMM
We have a winner. Groundhog sent me what I was...

We have a winner. Groundhog sent me what I was looking for.

Thanks to all who helped as well.

Greg
Forum: Orange Crush 10-30-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,300
Posted By GMM
#22 is the what I am looking for. It will fit two...

#22 is the what I am looking for. It will fit two ways, but only one way is correct. :evil
Forum: Orange Crush 10-30-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,300
Posted By GMM
Dirty, Thanks for the picture, but the...

Dirty,

Thanks for the picture, but the wires for the kickstand switch are in the way of what I wanted to look at.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-30-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,300
Posted By GMM
Quik I have the owners manual. I am waiting...

Quik

I have the owners manual. I am waiting on a repair (service) manual (I ordered one last week). I could go to the dealer and demand one, but I don't think it would get me anywhere.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-30-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,300
Posted By GMM
Yes that is the location. Thanks for the help.

Yes that is the location. Thanks for the help.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-29-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,300
Posted By GMM
Picture Request

I was hoping someone could take a picture of where the oil lines go into the left side of the engine and post it or otherwise send it to me. I need to see how the top plate that holds the lines in...
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3,384
Views: 363,286
Posted By GMM
Google "Birmingham Motorcycle Company, LLC" this...

Google "Birmingham Motorcycle Company, LLC" this is the parent co. for Motus. You can get some of the information about the company everyone has been speculating about.
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3,384
Views: 363,286
Posted By GMM
With regard to manufacturing costs etc. I was...

With regard to manufacturing costs etc. I was listening closely to the Motus guys. It appears that they are going to contract the manufacture of the frames. The engine is being produced by another...
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3,384
Views: 363,286
Posted By GMM
Cappy, How do you know I wear glasses. ...

Cappy,

How do you know I wear glasses.

As for the weight, Lee Conn laid the bike on its side to show what the cornering clearance was like. He was standing beside it and leaned it toward...
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3,384
Views: 363,286
Posted By GMM
I was there, I saw the bikes, and I liked them. I...

I was there, I saw the bikes, and I liked them. I met Brian Case and Lee Conn. They are a couple of nice guys who seem to be genuine motorcycle fanatics as opposed to a couple of corporate "suits". ...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2007, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 688
Posted By GMM
I had the GS and now an RT. The bars on the RT...

I had the GS and now an RT. The bars on the RT are narrower and closer. They have a better bend than the GS for me. On long rides the GS would give me "tennis elbow". The pegs on the RT are further...
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2007, 10:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,173
Posted By GMM
I installed stiffer fork springs, fork brace, and...

I installed stiffer fork springs, fork brace, and a slightly taller windsheild on the concours that I had. These items made a big difference in the way it handled. I had Avon tires also. The only...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2006, 03:24 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 37,912
Posted By GMM
I had the same problem as well, even after the...

I had the same problem as well, even after the software upgrade and a new BMW OE battery. I think there is a bad batch of Exide BMW OE batteries floating around out there. I replaced the Exide BMW OE...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2006, 09:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,509
Posted By GMM
Thanks, shoot me a PM if you decide to sell the...

Thanks, shoot me a PM if you decide to sell the stockers. I'm looking to go the opposite way and put them on a regular 1200GS to increase the height.

Greg
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2006, 09:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,509
Posted By GMM
baggr99, Interested in selling your stock...

baggr99,

Interested in selling your stock ADV shocks :evil ?

Greg
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2006, 08:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,220
Posted By GMM
Danger, Thanks for the suggestion regarding...

Danger,

Thanks for the suggestion regarding the clock etc., but I am seeing a 0.5 volt per day drop. I don't think the clock is doing that. I think I will go check things out and see what...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2006, 04:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,220
Posted By GMM
I have an 05 1200gs, and the first battery lasted...

I have an 05 1200gs, and the first battery lasted about 14 months before it left me stranded. The dealer loaded v6 software and gave me a new battery. The new one lasted 5 months before leaving me...
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2006, 01:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,081
Posted By GMM
I had a concours, and I liked it alot, but you...

I had a concours, and I liked it alot, but you have to realize it was introduced in 1986, and has not changed much since. This is not a bad thing, but you might want to check out the concours owners...
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2006, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By GMM
Avon Azaro ST tires are the ticket for the...

Avon Azaro ST tires are the ticket for the Connie.

Greg
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2006, 05:50 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 27,379
Posted By GMM
Eeyore, You may have read this elsewhere,...

Eeyore,

You may have read this elsewhere, but you can remove the rubber thingy in the fuel filler neck. This will allow you to completely fill the tank up if you wish, and maybe find those extra...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2006, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By GMM
Rockemrdr, Yes.

Rockemrdr,

Yes.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-03-2006, 04:40 PM
Replies: 832
Views: 44,582
Posted By GMM
Hey VS, I live in LaVergne too. I have a...

Hey VS,

I live in LaVergne too. I have a 2005 BMW R1200GS and a 2001 KTM 640 Adventure. I bet we live in the same subdivision. Give me a shout.

Greg
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2006, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 713
Posted By GMM
My original pads which were organic wore out at...

My original pads which were organic wore out at about 4,500 miles. I replaced them with the BMW sintered metal pads, and so far so good.

Greg
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2006, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 732
Posted By GMM
I don't know about the green light triggers, but...

I don't know about the green light triggers, but here in Tennessee motorcyclists are allowed to run red lights after a "reasonalbe" amount of time due to problems with the inductive loop devices. I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2006, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By GMM
I live in Mid TN, but I don't have a KLR. I have...

I live in Mid TN, but I don't have a KLR. I have a KTM 640 Adv. Most of the areas within 50 miles of Nashville have been paved or closed, but if you head east or south there are several areas to do...
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2006, 03:31 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,203
Posted By GMM
I have ridden up in that area before, and the...

I have ridden up in that area before, and the pictures bring back some fond memories. I'm going to have to get up there this spring.

BTW, Jeff I love your TA/AT. I didn't know the AT body work...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2005, 04:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 664
Posted By GMM
These two lines just about sum it up for me:huh !

These two lines just about sum it up for me:huh !
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2005, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By GMM
I have the Bridgestone Trailwings and have been...

I have the Bridgestone Trailwings and have been suprised and happy with them especially since they seem to get a bad rap on the net. I'm planning to stick with them when I replace the originals.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2005, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By GMM
Dr. Data, Thanks for the info, that was what...

Dr. Data,

Thanks for the info, that was what I was looking for. I'm not sure why I couldn't find it when I did a search.

Just for the record, my brakes don't squeal, there is no noticeable run...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2005, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By GMM
Yes I use both the front and rear brakes. I do...

Yes I use both the front and rear brakes. I do not really want to get into the habit of using the front brake only, because when I get on my non-linked, non-ABS, non-servo bike I don't want to kill...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2005, 06:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By GMM
GS1200 Rear Brake Pads

My rear pads are wearing like buttah. Seems like I read that BMW has come out with some sintered metal pads to replace the carbon pads that wear so quickly.

Does anyone know what the part number...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-19-2005, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By GMM
Gixxer, Cool, Yes I'm the one on the GS. I...

Gixxer,

Cool, Yes I'm the one on the GS. I live off Stones River too. PM me, and we will get together some time and ride. BTW, I have a KTM also.

Greg
Forum: Orange Crush 09-16-2005, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By GMM
950 Spotted in Tennessee

950 spotted in LaVergne, Tennessee today at around 5:30pm was it anybody here?

Greg
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2005, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By GMM
Well said, I have the same feelings. Especially...

Well said, I have the same feelings. Especially the part about being a tech; there is not too many times I can say I make too much money, but this is one of them :rofl .
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-07-2005, 07:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,451
Posted By GMM
Gaspipe, Thanks for thinking of me on this...

Gaspipe,

Thanks for thinking of me on this ride :cry . You guys were up where I used to ride all the time. Funny thing is, once you get on top of the mountain it is flat and pretty easy trails,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2005, 04:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By GMM
Mine does this also; but if you pull in the...

Mine does this also; but if you pull in the clutch when you start it, usually it will run. I just put my sidestand up when it is on the centerstand now, and it runs fine.

Greg
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2005, 07:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,081
Posted By GMM
Don't care too much about the battery since it...

Don't care too much about the battery since it has a kickstarter. I haven't messed with the forks yet. I'm going to ride it a little while and twist the knobs before I make a decision.

It sounds...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2005, 12:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,081
Posted By GMM
Hey, That was quick. The 2001 is up and running...

Hey, That was quick. The 2001 is up and running again as well. I think this calls for a celabratory ride when it cools off a little. I need to road test mine some more before I trust it enough to...
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2005, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 135,890
Posted By GMM
Here are my comments on the new Buell. Let me...

Here are my comments on the new Buell. Let me preface them with the following: I bought a XB9s Lightning when they first came out, and now I own a 1200 GS. The reason I got rid of the Lightning...
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