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Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 4,373
Views: 787,818
Posted By Tiellswheels
Tinkering with the Roadster; Scored a wide...

Tinkering with the Roadster;

Scored a wide vintage solo seat off of Craigs this past weekend. Was using a Sundowner but got tired of always sliding forward. Seat needs to break in so no miles on...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,342
Posted By Tiellswheels
Highly recommend giving Ted Porter a call, very...

Highly recommend giving Ted Porter a call, very good customer service and knows his suspension stuff. I just put Yacugar shocks my 98 GS also 2 months ago. Rear has Hydraulic preload adjuster and...
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4,373
Views: 787,818
Posted By Tiellswheels
GS has much better suspension, much more room,...

GS has much better suspension, much more room, fuel capacity and better ergonomics for two people, factory top case for my wife to lean on instead of a small 5x7 backrest pad, Aeroflow fairing vs HD...
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 4,373
Views: 787,818
Posted By Tiellswheels
Randy; I have to agree with 100% with...

Randy;

I have to agree with 100% with your reply to Boatpuller about the XL/GS comparison.

I too own a GS (98 1100, stock seats, Aeroflow shield, Yacugar shocks front and rear). and an...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,383
Posted By Tiellswheels
Finally got my new Yacugar rear shock installed...

Finally got my new Yacugar rear shock installed on my R1100GS. Orig had 51k on it and wasn't working very well. Especially two up. Just need to break it in and maybe play with settings. Front one is...
Forum: Ride reports 11-17-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 36,129
Posted By Tiellswheels
GAS GUY; While reading through this great...

GAS GUY;

While reading through this great trip report, I noticed you're from Genoa Oh. I grew up in Fremont Ohio.
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 199,941
Posted By Tiellswheels
Read this thread pretty fast so maybe I missed...

Read this thread pretty fast so maybe I missed it....

Does anyone know if these new bikes have hydraulic valves or do they need valve clearance checks. Are the intervals the same as the V-rods?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-26-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1,791
Views: 324,566
Posted By Tiellswheels
http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r509/Tiellswhe...

http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r509/Tiellswheels/BMW%20Rides/100_0580_zps7b9bc956.jpg (http://s1169.photobucket.com/user/Tiellswheels/media/BMW%20Rides/100_0580_zps7b9bc956.jpg.html)

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Forum: Equipment 10-23-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,184
Posted By Tiellswheels
I hear you on this oil availability issue. Was...

I hear you on this oil availability issue. Was buying Mobile 1 15W-50 for years since 2005. Around 2009 it is no longer on the shelf. I tried to voice my frustration to mgmt. but they don't care and...
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,211
Posted By Tiellswheels
Thumb http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/cooltu.gif ...

http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/cooltu.gif
1200r Sportsters.....04-08

http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r509/Tiellswheels/Sportster%20Rides/100_0563_zpsdb36ef32.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4,397
Views: 663,302
Posted By Tiellswheels
Did the Cam Chain Tensioner upgrade on my old...

Did the Cam Chain Tensioner upgrade on my old 1100GS. No more clatter at start up!:1drink
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4,373
Views: 787,818
Posted By Tiellswheels
http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r509/Tiellswhe...

http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r509/Tiellswheels/Sportster%20Rides/100_0539_zps5ca442cc.jpg (http://s1169.photobucket.com/user/Tiellswheels/media/Sportster%20Rides/100_0539_zps5ca442cc.jpg.html)...
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4,373
Views: 787,818
Posted By Tiellswheels
Congrats on the 1200r.:1drink IMHO best...

Congrats on the 1200r.:1drink IMHO best sportster HD ever made. They need to bring it back in the line up. Like you I waited forever and found mine last year. It's a 2007 EFI and only had 1357...
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 12,997
Posted By Tiellswheels
Been reading this thread and it takes me back to...

Been reading this thread and it takes me back to the early 80's where I worked at a mom and pop shop in Oh. The old GS inline 4 shaft bikes were very good bikes. I'd like to see Suzuki put a drive...
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 15,368
Posted By Tiellswheels
Go for it. It will do fine. For dry storage call...

Go for it. It will do fine. For dry storage call Aerostich and get an Ortlieb tank bag. Magnetic and strap attachement. Can also use as backpack with included harness. Pricey but quality gear....
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 49,463
Posted By Tiellswheels
Trying to help a buddy back in Oh. His FT project...

Trying to help a buddy back in Oh. His FT project bike isn't charging.
Looking for the following info;

- Anyone have the OEM charging system output specs/measurements and at what RPM
-...
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 53,476
Posted By Tiellswheels
Don't have one but would like to. Beautiful bike...

Don't have one but would like to. Beautiful bike that looks like it could do it all. Congrats.
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,459
Posted By Tiellswheels
I too always wanted a 1200 Roadster and was...

I too always wanted a 1200 Roadster and was fortunate enough to find a clean low mile 2007 (1587 miles) in April 2012. Replaced the forwards with stock mids and put a sundowner seat on. Stock seat...
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 4,373
Views: 787,818
Posted By Tiellswheels
Very nice Sporty. I too have the 1/4 fairing on...

Very nice Sporty. I too have the 1/4 fairing on my 07 1200R. I see you have SS brake lines. What shocks are those?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 367,336
Posted By Tiellswheels
http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r509/Tiellswhe...

http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r509/Tiellswheels/BMW%20Rides/100_0368.jpg

Out for a ride today. Sunny and cold but still great to get out.

All of what's left of the famous Rosenblatt...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-30-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,791
Views: 324,566
Posted By Tiellswheels
http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r509/Tiellswhe...

http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r509/Tiellswheels/Sportster%20Rides/100_0339-ADvresize_zps33b8b3a3.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4,373
Views: 787,818
Posted By Tiellswheels
Enjoying a break at Willow Lake IA. ...

Enjoying a break at Willow Lake IA.

http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r509/Tiellswheels/Sportster%20Rides/100_0339-ADvresize_zps33b8b3a3.jpg



Getting ready to ride back home after a...
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,512
Posted By Tiellswheels
I'm old school, KISS; Excel, 3 columns:...

I'm old school, KISS;

Excel, 3 columns: Beginning of each new year highlighted in yellow.


If and when you sell the bike, print it out and the new owner has all the service and history.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 8,471
Views: 1,140,923
Posted By Tiellswheels
Have been curious on what Suzuki will be bringing...

Have been curious on what Suzuki will be bringing out for 2013 and just visited their web site. Maybe this is old news, but the site shows the DR 200 is back. But no fuel injection....
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4,373
Views: 787,818
Posted By Tiellswheels
Finally got around to getting some pics of my new...

Finally got around to getting some pics of my new Ortlieb magnetic tank bag. Was on back order from Stitch but they got it to me. Top quality bag, my first Ortlieb product, expensive but worth it. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 367,336
Posted By Tiellswheels
Willow Lake IA ...

Willow Lake IA

http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r509/Tiellswheels/BMW%20Rides/100_0333_zps74889dc7.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4,373
Views: 787,818
Posted By Tiellswheels
Out riding the Loess Hills on my 1200R today. On...

Out riding the Loess Hills on my 1200R today. On a smooth road this bike’s sweet spot is 75-80 mph with the tall 5<SUP>th</SUP> gear. Cruises nicely with my feet on passenger pegs running higher...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 367,336
Posted By Tiellswheels
Out on L-29 enjoying a great Saturday...

Out on L-29 enjoying a great Saturday afternoon.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>...
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 4,373
Views: 787,818
Posted By Tiellswheels
Witness; Glad to hear your are enjoying your...

Witness;
Glad to hear your are enjoying your 1200R. IMO HD needs to bring these back. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-07-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6,981
Views: 2,339,829
Posted By Tiellswheels
http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r509/Tiellswhe...

http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r509/Tiellswheels/Sportster%20Rides/cf92bd37.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 4,373
Views: 787,818
Posted By Tiellswheels
07 Roadster

Picked up this 07 Roadster in April and really like it. It had loud slip ons, and forwards which I put back to stock. Bike is fun, and gets great gas mileage. Nice addition to my GS which is my main...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 4,373
Views: 787,818
Posted By Tiellswheels
Bloodweiser; My "07" xl1200r looks similar to...

Bloodweiser; My "07" xl1200r looks similar to yours/pewter pearl silver. I have HD 1/4 fairing and mids also. What magnetic tank bag you go there? I'm using my Eclipse old school tank bag with sleeve...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,852
Posted By Tiellswheels
Bloodweiser; I'm new to the roadster but reading...

Bloodweiser; I'm new to the roadster but reading a ton on it. My next "To Do" is the intiminators and 5wt synthetic. I've been on xlforum also. Great site. Need to get more info on exactly what...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,852
Posted By Tiellswheels
Just picked up an 07 1200R in April with only...

Just picked up an 07 1200R in April with only 1355 miles as a backup to my 1100GS. I'm sorting it out currently and liking it more everyday. It's a pit bull and rough around the edges compared to my...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 367,336
Posted By Tiellswheels
Concur 110%

My current 98" 1100GS is the best bike I've ever had. My female boxer was the best dog I've ever had. RIP "Goldie" 2/26/12
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,665
Posted By Tiellswheels
Bob; Just saw your question/post. I just...

Bob;

Just saw your question/post. I just picked up a very lightly used 07 XL1200R 2 weeks ago. I currently have a 1100GS that I plan on riding into the ground and am very happy with. Both...
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,297
Posted By Tiellswheels
Thumb Yes: xlforum has a specific thread about noting...

Yes: xlforum has a specific thread about noting mileage on sportsters. ( http://xlforum.net/vbportal/forums/showthread.php?t=74436&page=65) One guy is a tad over 190k if I'm reading it correctly.
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 48,918
Posted By Tiellswheels
Worst: Suzuki TS 400 Apache; Looked good, heavy...

Worst: Suzuki TS 400 Apache; Looked good, heavy as a tank, no power, poor idle, slow, vibrated and completely boring to ride/lost interest in it quick. Sold it a couple of months after I got it....
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,183
Posted By Tiellswheels
Got a set of Wolfman tank panniers that I test...

Got a set of Wolfman tank panniers that I test fitted on my other Boxer....
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,317
Posted By Tiellswheels
Thumb I like my 98...

I like my 98 1100GShttp://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/cooltu.gif. Bought it used with 4k miles now has 37k. Another item to look at is the rubber brake lines. Over time they will become a problem...
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