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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-20-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By Voyager II
Aahhh…light at the end of the tunnel. Our...

Aahhh…light at the end of the tunnel. Our youngest is ½ way through senior year at Virginia Tech. Think of all the farkles you can buy with no more tuition/room/board payments!!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 70,955
Posted By Voyager II
Does an early 2005 R1200 GS have floats or fuel...

Does an early 2005 R1200 GS have floats or fuel strips? My gauge reads completely full until about ½ tank, then all of a sudden, the bars jump from reading full to reading ½ tank. The bars seem...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-16-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By Voyager II
Glad you had a good ride/visit. And...

Glad you had a good ride/visit. And congratulations on your daughter becoming a member of the tribe.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 724
Posted By Voyager II
i will not do business with Bob’s.

i will not do business with Bob’s.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 971
Posted By Voyager II
I have not found any products that stay...

I have not found any products that stay “rejuvenated”. A couple applications, it looks good for awhile, and then fades again all too soon. I can live with the slightly faded plastic, but it’s the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,369
Posted By Voyager II
Considering doing the same to my aluminum panels,...

Considering doing the same to my aluminum panels, but I can't believe it will hold up. Just did my crash bars and they got nicked while I was reinstalling the bars. Hardly touched it. WTF?
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 176,999
Posted By Voyager II
Incredible scenery! Nice seeing you back on the...

Incredible scenery! Nice seeing you back on the GS. Looking forward to your continued edvenntures.
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 67,222
Posted By Voyager II
Goods times... I travelled those same roads back...

Goods times... I travelled those same roads back in 80/81 on a CB750F SS. No $. Sleeping on roofs, etc. Quite an adventure.
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 176,999
Posted By Voyager II
In

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Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,457
Posted By Voyager II
Was up in the white mountains last month. Should...

Was up in the white mountains last month. Should be good riding up by the Kanc.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-26-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 41,641
Posted By Voyager II
Once Archer’s Hope, this Saxons of the West...

Once Archer’s Hope, this Saxons of the West Hundred is “far from the madding crowd“.

http://i1216.photobucket.com/albums/dd364/CobraBob/IMG_1003.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-22-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 30,985
Views: 1,747,488
Posted By Voyager II
Go to www.evma.org (http://www.evma.org). We have...

Go to www.evma.org (http://www.evma.org). We have many great mountain bike trails to chose from in the Williamsburg area. We are always looking for new members to help us with building and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-21-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 41,641
Posted By Voyager II
Was going to wine about the rain, but instead...

Was going to wine about the rain, but instead found a Place with 28 different spaces...

http://i1216.photobucket.com/albums/dd364/CobraBob/IMG_0999.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-21-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 20,771
Views: 1,061,858
Posted By Voyager II
K5mitch - Thanks for saving the Williamsburg tag...

K5mitch - Thanks for saving the Williamsburg tag for me. :D

Was that you at Victoria's Saturday morning? We saw a couple adventure bikes there as we were leaving the Williamsburg Cars &...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-20-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 41,641
Posted By Voyager II
Grab. Long way for some ice-cream. But it was...

Grab. Long way for some ice-cream. But it was good!!!

http://i1216.photobucket.com/albums/dd364/CobraBob/IMG_0988.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,053
Posted By Voyager II
I experienced an ABS fault and brake failure...

I experienced an ABS fault and brake failure light on the dash on my 2005 R1200GS shortly after buying it earlier this year. Even after replacing the battery and topping off all the brake fluids, I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,422
Posted By Voyager II
I sent an email to the owner of a major Baltimore...

I sent an email to the owner of a major Baltimore BMW dealership informing him of my dissatisfaction with his shop. All I got in return was to be put on their spam email listing. What a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-08-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 41,641
Posted By Voyager II
After commuting 2 ½ hours each workday, hard to...

After commuting 2 ½ hours each workday, hard to jump on the bike. Bob -- patiently waiting for the weekend…
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-02-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 41,641
Posted By Voyager II
thanks K5mitch. Bigger view... ...

thanks K5mitch.

Bigger view...


http://i1216.photobucket.com/albums/dd364/CobraBob/IMG_0919.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-02-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 41,641
Posted By Voyager II
Trying to upload the new tag. Another noob...

Trying to upload the new tag.

Another noob with technical difficulties....:baldy<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-30-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 41,641
Posted By Voyager II
Tag! Veterans Tribute Tower at Newtown. As an...

Tag! Veterans Tribute Tower at Newtown. As an Army retiree and combat veteran, I can appreciate the tower.

http://i1216.photobucket.com/albums/dd364/CobraBob/IMG_0914.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 37,311
Posted By Voyager II
Wow! Truly spectacular adventure on many levels....

Wow! Truly spectacular adventure on many levels. Thanks so much for sharing. I’ve traveled that neck of the woods on a couple occasions, but your expertise in photography brings the beauty of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,218
Posted By Voyager II
I had slight hesitation at WOT after a spark plug...

I had slight hesitation at WOT after a spark plug change. Determined that I had not reconnected all the electrical connections adequately. Relook all your connections.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-01-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 41,641
Posted By Voyager II
Do you think they got tired of the bikes parking...

Do you think they got tired of the bikes parking out front today?

http://i1216.photobucket.com/albums/dd364/CobraBob/IMG_0763.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,054,747
Posted By Voyager II
Ed - while considering buying another bike, I...

Ed - while considering buying another bike, I stumbled upon this site a year ago. This thread was my first post. I now ride a 1200 GS and wear REV'IT gear. Thanks!

Since we're throwing out...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 862
Posted By Voyager II
I had similar. Installed a new battery, cleared...

I had similar. Installed a new battery, cleared the codes, and all is well.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,708
Posted By Voyager II
I have PR4 Trails on both ends of my '05. They...

I have PR4 Trails on both ends of my '05. They grip very well on pavement. Gassed it in 1st at 3k to see how quickly the back end breaks loose. Instead of wheel spin, it hooked up and I got a big...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,650
Posted By Voyager II
Because it was running rough right after I...

Because it was running rough right after I changed the plugs, I decided to pull the new plugs back out and take a look. While pulling them out, I noticed that one of the electrical connections...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,650
Posted By Voyager II
Same happened to me 2 weeks ago. Mine was a...

Same happened to me 2 weeks ago. Mine was a loose connection.

Rule out new plugs by putting old back in.
Make sure a plug is not loose.
Check all connections in area.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 35,964
Posted By Voyager II
Phil, Assuming a caught it? Are you...

Phil,

Assuming a caught it? Are you kidding me? First time I really stomped on it.... As soon as the other barrels opened, it was all over. I was only a passenger. My previous sports car –...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 781
Posted By Voyager II
Congratulations. Make sure you review the recalls...

Congratulations. Make sure you review the recalls and known maintenance issues. My 2005 had 6 recalls, plus several other things that need to be addressed. Jim makes a good maintenance DVD. All are...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-17-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 20,771
Views: 1,061,858
Posted By Voyager II
My compliments to the inmate with the 1200 GSA at...

My compliments to the inmate with the 1200 GSA at Redline’s (Yorktown) last Saturday. Your bike exuded serious patina. <?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 35,964
Posted By Voyager II
Phil, yes...I have seen my rear end pass...

Phil,

yes...I have seen my rear end pass me. It's called sudden and violent power over steer:eek1.

Bob
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 35,964
Posted By Voyager II
Phil - no not real. Superformance replica car . I...

Phil - no not real. Superformance replica car . I can take no credit for building it. The chassis was hand built in a factory in South Africa. Very authentic - real spinners. With over 500 hp in a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 35,964
Posted By Voyager II
Jim, yes - early 2005/shiny on both sides of...

Jim,

yes - early 2005/shiny on both sides of tank .

http://i1216.photobucket.com/albums/dd364/CobraBob/BMWa.jpg

below pic is current flange.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 35,964
Posted By Voyager II
IMHO, unacceptable level of engineering built in...

IMHO, unacceptable level of engineering built in from the factory.
I would venture a guess that the 2240 miles the PO put on the bike were ridiculously easy miles. The OEM rear tire has absolutely...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 35,964
Posted By Voyager II
Add me to the list of cracked flanges. 3 of 5...

Add me to the list of cracked flanges. 3 of 5 with cracks. Here’s what’s somewhat unique... bike is a recent garage (airplane hangar) find. 2005 1200 GS with only 2240 miles. Still has original...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-06-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 20,771
Views: 1,061,858
Posted By Voyager II
Considering buying an enclosed trailer to haul my...

Considering buying an enclosed trailer to haul my BMW 1200 GS. HOA says no trailer. Anyone know of a good trailer storage facility in the Williamsburg area?
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,319
Posted By Voyager II
Great photography and video. Thanks for taking...

Great photography and video. Thanks for taking the time to document your trip. Spent many years in that part of the world. Very nice. Enjoy!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-03-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By Voyager II
America Rides Maps

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