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Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 1,103
Views: 255,622
Posted By virgilus
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1,103
Views: 255,622
Posted By virgilus
If you don't mind, who makes the pants ?? ...

If you don't mind, who makes the pants ??

THANK YOU
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,134
Posted By virgilus
They added a washer (spacer) one side.The wheel...

They added a washer (spacer) one side.The wheel is still the same part #. Why ???, the dealer could not answer.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,134
Posted By virgilus
With $500 deductible ??. I don't know if this is...

With $500 deductible ??. I don't know if this is the way to go. For one time I will go with the after market and I hope for the best.
Lower profile tire could be for something in my case but also...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,134
Posted By virgilus
I live in NJ. Only way we can find sand on the...

I live in NJ. Only way we can find sand on the road is only if someone dump it there or rain washed. Pot holes,, a different story. Out west is a different story.
I am pretty sure that 21" is the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,134
Posted By virgilus
That was the TPS showing. When about making a...

That was the TPS showing.
When about making a claim thru NJDOT ?? I didn't know that you can do anything like this. Most likely a waste of time and frustration knowing our bureaucratic BS.
I will...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,134
Posted By virgilus
Was about 1' around and 4" deep 75 mph.

Was about 1' around and 4" deep
75 mph.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,134
Posted By virgilus
36 front 40 rear

36 front
40 rear
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,134
Posted By virgilus
Yes, New Jersey is famous for high taxes and pot...

Yes, New Jersey is famous for high taxes and pot holes. I have hard time to accept that 2012 GSA took the same pot holes with no issues but the new one give up so easy.

My guess is no one else...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,134
Posted By virgilus
2014 GSA front wheel

This week end, I got lucky enough and hit a nice pot hole. I lost the air in few seconds and I was able to pull on the side safely. A friend was few miles behind me and with a hammer we got the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 485,106
Posted By virgilus
You are not the only one. My bike is still at the...

You are not the only one. My bike is still at the dealer for the same reason. No locks and tinted windshield.
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,353
Posted By virgilus
Thank you, thank you for taking the time and...

Thank you, thank you for taking the time and share with us. Was on my bucket list but you help me put it on top of the list.

Thank you
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,404
Posted By virgilus
Please don't stop. Is one of my dreams to ride in...

Please don't stop. Is one of my dreams to ride in Spain. Probably I would chose spring as time of the year.
Forum: Vendors 02-07-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1,174
Views: 164,268
Posted By virgilus
1200 gsa

Would you be able to build a direct swap for the oem fog lights ??
I want to install two long range 10 in the same location where the oem fog lights are at this moment. I would like to be able to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-27-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,161
Posted By virgilus
Thank you for the heads up. I camp all winter in...

Thank you for the heads up. I camp all winter in the Adirondack. The heat is that I fear most. I am still waiting to close on a property. The moment is done , I will be on the road.
Thanks for the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-15-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,161
Posted By virgilus
Looks like a great idea. Will try to make it next...

Looks like a great idea. Will try to make it next Tuesday. May meet some nice people.
Thanks for info.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-14-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,161
Posted By virgilus
Will try not to. So far I have no specific...

Will try not to.
So far I have no specific plans. Just start the bike and go. I spent the last few weeks reading all the posts and I am more lost then ever.
I will play by ear.
I live in Clifton,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-14-2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,161
Posted By virgilus
Looking for company

I am planning a late living from NYC, after Thanksgiving Day, to South America.
Is there anyone else , from north east, that is going south about the same time ??
My plan is to take the fast...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,311
Posted By virgilus
This summer I was lucky enough to put 15000 mil...

This summer I was lucky enough to put 15000 mil around the country and Alaska on my 12000 gsa 08. I was lucky enough to have one my friends with me on a suzuki strom 1000.. There is no better bike in...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2008, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By virgilus
It is on the right side molded in to the gas...

It is on the right side molded in to the gas tank. You can see it if you kneel down in the front of the bike and look to your left.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2008, 07:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,422
Posted By virgilus
6'3" on a 1200gsa and went with Russell. It is...

6'3" on a 1200gsa and went with Russell. It is going to be pretty hard to beat the comfort that the Day Long give s you. I am pretty sure that you can ask them to give you additional height with...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2008, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By virgilus
Unfortunately with all new computers that you...

Unfortunately with all new computers that you have on this bikes it will be caine hard to find what its wrong unless you are very incline mecanically. I would check the troatle cables on both sides...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2008, 06:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,569
Posted By virgilus
When I crashed my 06 1200gsa the can was one of...

When I crashed my 06 1200gsa the can was one of the few things that made it. I just put that back on a 08 1200 gsa with out any issues.You should have no probleme.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2008, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By virgilus
Day long Russel Cant beat that.

Day long Russel Cant beat that.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-29-2008, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By virgilus
Thank you guys. I am looking foward to see...

Thank you guys. I am looking foward to see Montana and the rest of the West, that you are soooo proud of.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2008, 01:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By virgilus
Excellent guys. Joe or Brian. I know them for...

Excellent guys. Joe or Brian. I know them for years and they will make sure you happy. Wish I could talk good things about BMW NY but hellas //////// To much of a corporation
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2008, 01:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,434
Posted By virgilus
I totaled my 06 Gsa couple months ago the same...

I totaled my 06 Gsa couple months ago the same way. 50 mph, hit a patch of ice and the rest is history. The way my insurance guy put it was that. My bike was a salvage because they considered that it...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-26-2008, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By virgilus
Thank you for your input. I guess that they are...

Thank you for your input. I guess that they are still in business. They calll me back and schedule an appointment. Hope that every thing will be OK
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2008, 03:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,322
Posted By virgilus
helmet

I have something very similar made by GPA in Italy. I bought it in France last year for aprox $250 and to tell you the truth I dont see a big diference from my Arai Quantum.Verry well built except...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-25-2008, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By virgilus
Question Big Sky-Dealler experience????

Hi guys. We are planing our trip to Alaska departing 7-19. At this point I realized that it is necessary that I do my 6k milles maintenance and a new tire in the back before I cross in Canada. My...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2008, 06:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 800
Posted By virgilus
Wich one???

Dont tell me that you expect an onest answer.This is a GS forum after all. I owed four BMW in the last eight years. 1100S-20ks =bulletproof, 1150GSA-25ks=bulletproof, 06 1200GSA 26ks=Nightmare,...
Forum: Americas 05-10-2008, 08:03 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 24,227
Posted By virgilus
Alaska in july

We ,me a friend are going in late july. Living NY City saturday the 19th. If you are interested you,r more than welcome. Planing to be in three days in Missoula Mo from there we we turn right thru...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2008, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3,260
Views: 326,703
Posted By virgilus
[quote=SocalRob]Simple fix is to carry a spare....

[quote=SocalRob]Simple fix is to carry a spare. $85 bucks for a spare should be within ability to a rider of a $20K bike.

They should give one spare part -FREE- to every one. After all we are...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2008, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3,260
Views: 326,703
Posted By virgilus
Bitch,M &Wine.

Sunday morning 9.00 am in the Catskills I decide to pull on the side to change my wet gloves and take a l,,,k. Try to start the tractor????? All I get is an EWS. FFFFF,,,,,,,,. I am in the middle of...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2008, 05:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,326
Posted By virgilus
$$$$

I just got a 1200 GSA 08 and they give me $550 off msrp at Cross Cuntry NJ with out even negotiating at all. I just ask Marry if she can help me with anything. Verry happy overall. I am pretty sure...
Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2008, 05:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,257
Posted By virgilus
Nostalgic Pics

Salut Romane. Thank you for beautiful pictures. We are a group of guys here that are dreaming to ride some day the Trans Fagarasanul and stop to a "Stina" to eat "mamaliga cu brinza".At this point is...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2008, 09:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,536
Posted By virgilus
Salut Romane. The guy s are right. If you are a...

Salut Romane. The guy s are right. If you are a big guy??? Russell rules.I just got one for my 12 gsa and believe me there is no better seat for our bumpy roads. Do,, I believe that this seat was...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2008, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 820
Posted By virgilus
Where do you feel the vibration???. Foot pegs,...

Where do you feel the vibration???. Foot pegs, handle bar, betwen you knees???. I had something similar and found that my wheels were laced -The next day after Beer Fest-, Problem solved by the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2008, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 652
Posted By virgilus
A friend of mine rides with his heel on the foot...

A friend of mine rides with his heel on the foot pegs. Very often I have to pull beside him and remind him to take the foot off the brake. And this is only when i see him. You may want to ask a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2008, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By virgilus
Shifting

Looks like you are new to BMW also.(Apology if I am wrong). They require a little bit of adjustement from your typical wet multi disc. You have to preload the shift lever a little bit than with out...
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