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Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,211
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
I went with the Hyperpros on my '02 1150GS. ...

I went with the Hyperpros on my '02 1150GS. Honestly, anything beats the stock suspension. Klaus set up everything according to my riding style, load, etc. Only thing I've noticed is the bike sits...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-25-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 728
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
Nice write-up

I'm just a bit north of you and it was 10 degrees cooler on Sun. I had to break out the Gerbings. A buddy of mine just got a new F800GS so we took 55 to Front Royal but headed north on 340 to...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 18,468
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
I just received mine

Klaus was a pleasure to work with when I ordered my shocks for my '02 GS. While Ohlin's and Wilburs have 2 yr warranties HyperPro has a 5 yr warranty. Must speak to the confidence the company has...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2006, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Poll: Gem? or junk
Views: 591
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
Gem? or junk

Found these on eBay ... anyone try anything similar?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2006, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
Update.....

I can't believe how easy that was...

I took an emory cloth to the caliper pins (lightly) to remove the built up brake dust and reinstalled them with a some hi-temp caliper grease. I also reset...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2006, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
I picked up some caliper grease today - it could...

I picked up some caliper grease today - it could be the pins given all the brake dust. I also noticed my brake reservoir was over full (but that's okay, my clutch resevoir was a little low.. )
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2006, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
Gimme a brake ... no really...

Went to check the sensor ABS sensor gap ('nother thread ... 'nother headache) and noticed I've got some rub with the front wheel. By rub I mean the pads are in contact with the rotor ... enough so...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2006, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
I'll try the sensor gap - I put the bike on the...

I'll try the sensor gap - I put the bike on the battery tender after it happened and it showed a full charge...

The only way I read about resetting it was to ground the #2 pin on the port - I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2006, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
Something like that, Spyder - but I think the '02...

Something like that, Spyder - but I think the '02 uses Mototronic 2.4 so that particular one may not apply.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2006, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
Tks, I'm thinking there's something else other...

Tks, I'm thinking there's something else other than the fact the ABS module just wants to piss me off...

And tks Gadget Boy - I've been going the tape route.. I might just have to return if the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2006, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
'02 R1150GS ... is there a commercially available Fault Reader?

Long story short: My ABS lights kept alternating after rolling forward a few feet absent was that familiar "clunk". Replaced the battery and the lights stayed (who knew I was supposed to reset the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2003, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,443
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
Re: GS Stock Fairing - ROAR of the wind...

Ditch the screen .. ride like a man... quit complaining...

you probably drive a Volvo too, right? :):
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2003, 02:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,320
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
Skin So Soft by Avon. Worked for me in from...

Skin So Soft by Avon. Worked for me in from Mombassa to Monrovia... Might have to try your combo though. It might smell a little better...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2003, 07:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,847
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
I've got a similar set-up planned for the GS -...

I've got a similar set-up planned for the GS - just had to buy the extended bolts and spacers from Morton's to mount the lights under the beak. I bought my aluminum stock at Home Depot .. how about...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2003, 03:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,590
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
Courtesy of Aerostich.com

Motorcycle riding can generate dangerous levels of wind noise. Avoid prolonged exposure to excessive sound pressure levels. Loud earphone speaker volumes can also damage hearing. Wear earplugs and...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2003, 05:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,590
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
Wholeheartedly agree with Greg - they block out...

Wholeheartedly agree with Greg - they block out the wind noise but you can still hear traffic around you. I've got a walkman plugged into a Boostaroo (building an amp this month to replace that) and...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2003, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 827
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
Thanks for the link - sounds like what I'm...

Thanks for the link - sounds like what I'm looking for...

Right now I'm looking for passenger-pilot comms. Bike-to-bike would be nice for some of the rally trips tho'...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2003, 06:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 827
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
DIY helmet radios...

What's the cheapest route to get helmet coms? I looked at the HCS-50 by Chatterbox but the reviews make me a little shy about plunking down $120. Has anyone looked into using these FRS radios? (my...
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2003, 04:52 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,101
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
Thumb Nice pic

Very cool pics, Wxwax. Haven't had the opportunity to mix photography and riding lately but you've peeked my interest. I fear you might make it look too easy tho' - damn nice pics!
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2003, 06:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 872
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
Re: Kitchen Spoon works

There's a Schuberth knock-off out there called a Jarrow (used to be Arrow). It's made by and Italian company and sold in UK. Looks like a good deal at $225 but couldn't find anyplace local to try...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2003, 11:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 872
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
Did you ride without the stock windshield? My...

Did you ride without the stock windshield? My first bike was a '74 R90/6 with a Windjammer fairing. Pushing that barn door in the Virginia summer was miserable. The wind was a bit more after...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2003, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 872
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
Your post was for entertainment purposes only. ...

Your post was for entertainment purposes only. I'll stay home and stay in bed... :rofl

Tks for the tip - I'll give that a shot.!
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2003, 10:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,262
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
Re: Small tankbags to fit a GS?

I've to a small RKA on mine - it's not magnetic though. Has a map case (handy for the walkman) and is expandable for the longer trips.

Here's a picture of one (photo on left 2nd from the bottom)...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2003, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 872
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
...would that have to be an imported German beer...

...would that have to be an imported German beer since it's a German helmet? And if I use a Lite beer would that just take longer? :rofl

Tks for the advice... not to sound stupid, but how...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2003, 09:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,157
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
Rusty, I'm doing something similar but I'm...

Rusty, I'm doing something similar but I'm mounting an aluminum piece of square stock to the beak and putting the lights on the square stock. Morton's BMW in Spotsy has a light bar ($$$) or Home...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2003, 08:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 872
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
Question Bought a new Concept helmet...

First off, great helmet! Rode with a Shoei RF-200 for the past 6 yrs and the visor lever is a godsend.

Question is - how much do these things break in? It's a snug fit but my chin being so...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2003, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 838
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
Re: 600 mile service included in purchase of BWW bike?

....that should clear up just in time for the 6k mile service, ya know....

:rofl :rofl :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2003, 05:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,062
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
Re: Were there Any extra features on the Pacific Blue/Alp

In addition to the paint scheme you get lustful looks of desire from female drivers and the occasional kiss blown in your direction. Helps to have a tinted visor....

:nod
Forum: Face plant 12-04-2002, 06:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,421
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
Very cool...

Ya done good, Cpt. Ron, ya done good.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2002, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 816
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
Re: Need to find a very cheap learner bike

Check with Cunning Linguist. He's got a cherry 1982 Kawasaki Z305CLR that would be a perfect learner for her and probably the right price. I know - it was my wife's bike and I traded it to him for...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2002, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
Eh? GS roads ... how do ya find 'em?

After 6 yrs on a R90/6 that was manufactured when I was in 4th grade I moved on to a R1150GS. Okay, so Ironbutts are fun but the GS ride at the MOA National has me hooked. :thumb The question is...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2002, 10:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,924
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
what's the S4 kit?

I'm ASSuming it's a mod to move fuel from the left lobe to the right - how does it work?

I've heard about drilling the filler neck but wanted to let the warranty period expire first. Filled up...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2002, 07:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,924
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
Question Range on a tank of gas?

As I'm riding home in the rain tonight I noticed the warm amber glow of my fuel light. Whats the typical range on a tank of gas for a '02 1150? (it's the Pacific Alpine paint scheme so that should...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2002, 03:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,127
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
Thumb Work to Ride

25 miles one way. Get to use HOV on the Dulles Toll Road. Takes 20 minutes off my commute one way. And the smoke helmet visor fools women commuters into thinking I'm handsome.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2002, 02:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,365
Posted By Huggin' Jugs
Wink Ask yourself one question...

How much money do you have? If it's not a concern go with the R1150.

The R1150GS is going to cost you a bit more in insurance and a lot more in repairs if you lay it down.

My advice? Get a...
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