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Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By Retics
Still nothing. Throttle isn't sticking. I...

Still nothing. Throttle isn't sticking.
I have to check the o2 sensors still. I checked all the clips. Everything seems in the right spot. I just did a service. I had to take the headers off to...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By Retics
Question Engine help. ..

Hey guys I have a 2007 R1200gsa, the last couple days I noticed the idle staying high, about 1700-2000 rpm. At first it was coming down after a few minutes of riding but it started to stay at 2000....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By Retics
Laugh back in the saddle. ..new to me gs.

http://instagram.com/p/mQDSjAoS3c/

Well after much debate on buying the new 2014 I couldn't justify spending $28000 (without bags) this year on a new bike.
So I picked up an 07 with 21000 miles...
Forum: Face plant 10-09-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,835
Posted By Retics
This video was Actually made for my girlfriends...

This video was Actually made for my girlfriends mom as I was trying to convince that it was her daughter riding, not me to get a rise out of her, I usually stick to the inside lane on the zx6. This...
Forum: Face plant 10-09-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,835
Posted By Retics
I guess being a hooligan on a adventure bike will...

I guess being a hooligan on a adventure bike will bite you hey lol, she is ok, more pissed that she couldn't ride her zx6,,,, my gripe was 'I' was stuck riding her zx6 lol
Forum: Face plant 10-09-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,835
Posted By Retics
Ouch!, yeah my side didn't fair that bad, funny...

Ouch!, yeah my side didn't fair that bad, funny though is Ill wear a belt now, the road pulled my pants down when I spun around haha.

Passenger shifting is a really big gripe of mine as the gf...
Forum: Face plant 10-08-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,835
Posted By Retics
I had full gear but with jeans . My girlfriend...

I had full gear but with jeans . My girlfriend the same except she went out with light pair of shoes
Forum: Face plant 10-08-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,835
Posted By Retics
This was the same road a few days before ...

This was the same road a few days before

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AIXH3c27Cc4
Forum: Face plant 10-08-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,835
Posted By Retics
Few factors, speed, This is a popular strip for...

Few factors, speed, This is a popular strip for bikes, it has claimed a few lives, one shortly after my crash was thrown into the bridge girder . My friend on the Duc never went down but it was...
Forum: Face plant 10-07-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,835
Posted By Retics
Never know how fast you can go down when you make...

Never know how fast you can go down when you make a mistake. Another rider didnt make out so well on this same turn a few weeks later. He was thrown into the girder .
Forum: Face plant 10-07-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,835
Posted By Retics
This was a couple months ago. So far healed up...

This was a couple months ago. So far healed up well . My girlfriend was off for two months. I didnt want to post this video until all of the insurance crap was dealt with.
Forum: Face plant 10-07-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,835
Posted By Retics
Thirteen grand damage. I sold as salvage. I broke...

Thirteen grand damage. I sold as salvage. I broke my toe and rashed my side. Girlfriend broke her wrist and ground her ankle to the bone.
Forum: Face plant 10-07-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,835
Posted By Retics
Puke The last Ride,,,,,

Well This is the fateful end to my R1150 GSA.

http://youtu.be/YP2H3vc2NSo

Hope for next season to have a better outcome.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-03-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6,765
Views: 1,547,826
Posted By Retics
one fast adventure bike....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOx4iq2VbvI&feature=youtube_gdata_player
Forum: Orange Crush 07-31-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By Retics
Thanks. I'm just trying to find more issues on...

Thanks. I'm just trying to find more issues on the model.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-31-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By Retics
Question Good price? 990 Adventure

Hey guys I have a line on a 2008 990 Adventure with original bags in grey with 33000 km for $7000 Canadian, all highway km, no problems, not a scratch. Anybody else know what I should look for?
I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By Retics
Question help 1150 gsa.

Sorry if this was posted before the search doesnt work well on my phone.

Does anybody have a link or info how to change out the fuel regulator and hoses to the throttle body?

Second. How do you...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,274
Posted By Retics
Just found out. Its $1000 if I want it back. ...

Just found out. Its $1000 if I want it back.

So ill wait for paperwork from my insurance company on the settlement. Most likely buy it back and start ripping broken parts off of it .
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,274
Posted By Retics
well the bike is written off due to replacement...

well the bike is written off due to replacement parts cost. I am not sure yet at this time about the buyback option and was not offered one. If this happens and the price is right I will let you know...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,274
Posted By Retics
Wow that was lot of work to get that going again....

Wow that was lot of work to get that going again. Looks a bit worse then mine. Good job.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,274
Posted By Retics
I have no idea. I have never had to put in a...

I have no idea. I have never had to put in a claim before.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,274
Posted By Retics
The adjuster didn't even know what he was looking...

The adjuster didn't even know what he was looking at when he showed up. Didn't look like he had much experience with bikes. I told him all the parts I could see with prices from the bmw parts fiche...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,274
Posted By Retics
I just posted more pictures on instagram of the...

I just posted more pictures on instagram of the damages. Tank has one scuff and two dents. Small crease and on left brake resivior twisted and hit the tank.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,274
Posted By Retics
S bend turn . Last corner was gravel on the...

S bend turn . Last corner was gravel on the outside lane. Stood the bike up out of the corner and was trying to dip into the second one and was slipping on pea gravel. Touched the curb where the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,274
Posted By Retics
Well I have been requested to drop off at the bmw...

Well I have been requested to drop off at the bmw dealer for tear down to check the frame and go from there. Have a list of parts and labor from bmw before proceeding.

The tank has three dents....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,274
Posted By Retics
Thanks. A little sore still. This was two days...

Thanks. A little sore still. This was two days ago. Road rash on my lower back and but as my pants started to go down. My girlfriend cracked her wrist and some rash on left ankle but otherwise ok. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,274
Posted By Retics
Haha thanks, The dealer cant get me in till late...

Haha thanks, The dealer cant get me in till late next week, adjuster wants to see the bike tomorrow. though I will get the dealership to get the estimate though as well. Paint and labor will be on...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,274
Posted By Retics
It goes into the dealer on the 31st, adjuster...

It goes into the dealer on the 31st, adjuster comes over tomorrow. This was my evaluation.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,274
Posted By Retics
Crashed '05 1150 adventure

Anybody have to deal with insurance claim on their GS? I had a low side in a corner and the bike hit a concrete barrier ,slid out then flipped end over end.

Gas tank faired with just a few...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,927
Posted By Retics
Thanks for all the help guys, Though it was just...

Thanks for all the help guys, Though it was just in need of a new battery, a New Odyssey and first crank fired right up. Feels nice to get out and get a good ride in now after the last few days.:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,884
Posted By Retics
After the Gell BMW battery kicked it I ordered...

After the Gell BMW battery kicked it I ordered one of these, PC680, I have to wait till Monday to pick it up. Tho The ABS mod is gone on my Gs 1150 A, I wonder what size would fit in its place.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,927
Posted By Retics
That is the same oem gelled battery that is in...

That is the same oem gelled battery that is in now that won't hold a charge. Nice smaller size would help things a bit.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,927
Posted By Retics
Somebody was recommending these as well. ...

Somebody was recommending these as well.

http://www.odysseybattery.ca/power_sports.php
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,927
Posted By Retics
Thanks Ill check and see what they have. Wow ,...

Thanks Ill check and see what they have. Wow , $$$$ lol.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,927
Posted By Retics
Battery is TOAST! , charged all night and put...

Battery is TOAST! , charged all night and put back on , barely turn the lights on, Sooooo I will look and see what the shop has for a battery on thursday when I get home.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,927
Posted By Retics
Oh wow. I wouldn't think it would look like this...

Oh wow. I wouldn't think it would look like this after 20k though. I'm going to put the battery back in after workaworking see if it will start then check the starter . Or try another battery . I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,927
Posted By Retics
This is exactly whats happening other then some...

This is exactly whats happening other then some squealing under the seat, unsure from a servo or alarm from some water that froze on the alarm as it sits just on the edge of the tank.
I am still...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,927
Posted By Retics
its been +5c and had overall no problems starting...

its been +5c and had overall no problems starting until now. A week cold snap of -15 might have killed the battery I am not sure.
What a tight fit trying to get that battery out . I couldn't get...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,927
Posted By Retics
Thats the part I missed in the first video , and...

Thats the part I missed in the first video , and the sound still wasn't as screeching at the first time but I think maybe some water was in the alarm and turned to ice and I tripped it by accident ....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,927
Posted By Retics
I am going to rip the battery out and take it...

I am going to rip the battery out and take it inside to see if I can charge it .

I think its pretty much gone, It was holding a charge fine yesterday , now nothing .
...
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