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Forum: Equipment 06-06-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,310
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
So, Can I convert a Medium C3 to a Large C3, by...

fabric liner and both cheek pads to the large size. While I was able to confirm both the Medium and the Large share the same shell, I wasn't able to determine if the interior styrofoam requires being...
Forum: Vendors 06-04-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 463
Views: 90,730
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
Never mind responding to this.

No need to reply. I posted this same concern in a more active Rev-It gear thread.
Forum: Vendors 06-03-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 90,730
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
Convert a Medium Schuberth C3 to a Large?

To elaborate on my question in the title... I was told by an apparently qualified Helmet rep that you could convert a size Medium Schuberth to a size Large by swapping out the fabric liner and both...
Forum: Vendors 06-03-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1,519
Views: 247,577
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
Convert a Medium Schuberth C3 to a Large?

Anthony & Company, I really appreciate, as I'm sure many here do, your contribution to the collective good of this motorcycling community. Kudos!

To elaborate on my question in the title... I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-28-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4,945
Views: 483,439
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
Micatech V2 side cases w/o mounts - $600 Kennett Sq. PA

This looks like a good deal. They're adverstised as in Great Condition and pictures seem to validate that claim. Kennett Square is about 45 minutes West of Philadelphia. Search in Philadelphia...
Forum: Vendors 05-07-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 44,620
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
Manufactured in ?

Interesting product. Seeing as how you didn't play the made in the USA card, I assume they aren't. Can you tell us what country they are made in?:ear Thanks

BTW, when do you expect your Web...
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,390
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
Bluhduh Who sold them my address, anyways?

That's what I'd like to know. I hate dealing with unsolicted mail. When I want gear I go looking online, not my coffee table. So , I'm wondering how they found me. I subscribe to Motorcycle...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-04-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,582
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
Laugh Have you considered Craigslist?

With all the Gear whores that are out there, plenty of closets are constantly being purged. I got a great condition first generation First Gear jacket for $50. Just go to your local Craigslist...
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,099
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
What about cost?

I believe these things go for $369 or thereabouts. For that kind of money they should give you a happy ending. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 25,793
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
I mentioned earlier in this thread that we seemed...

I mentioned earlier in this thread that we seemed to be jumping to conclusions about the cause of the accident being rider inexperience. It looks like a much more plausible explanation now. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 25,793
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
Cry Jumping to conclusions?

I read just about every post on this thread, and didn't see any consideration given to the possibility of equipment failure causing this accident, which seems possible to me given it was a brand new...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-25-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4,945
Views: 483,439
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
Philly area - Sweet looking side car for $500 obo

Not affiliated and seems like a good deal for a sidecar hack.

http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/mcy/2285288964.html (http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/mcy/2285288964.html)
Forum: The Garage 03-24-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,178
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
Try Vegetable Oil - The stuff you cook with.

That or even olive oil, or peanut oil. I use it to primarily remove tree sap that I get on my hands, but I imagine it would work on labels. It might have some difficulty penetrating the surface of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-28-2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,944
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
ABS Rocks, literally

A couple years back I was jockeying around on unfamiliar roads, on my '06 R12GS w/ABS brakes, in Wellsboro PA looking for a place to stay as nightfall quikly approached. I was on back residential...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-01-2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 26,312
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
Craftsman Radial Arm Saws - In case you weren't aware

The Older Craftsman Saws didn't have a retractable blade guard or blade brake, and folks were cutting off limbs and digits. Soooooooo, Craftsman put a bounty out on their head. See the following link...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,468
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
I live near by

I've lived in Exton with my Yellow '06 R12GS for the last 4 years and never come across that rig before. Probably just passing through. If I see it, I'll try to get the inside scoop and share it...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,102
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
Wink Nautilus sucks, Magnum Blows

My recommendation is bag the Nautilus and install a Stebel Magnum. :clap My reasons are in the following thread.

However, if you insist on flogging yourself, which most GS riders seem to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2010, 09:54 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 22,833
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
Do Harleys Have Breaks(sp intentional)?

How bout the 3rd bike? Looks like he tried to slow down, but his bike got squirrley in the process, so he decided to ride through and perhaps over his fellow riders. I think he should have laid it...
Forum: Face plant 10-02-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 27,240
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
Eh? A little off topic, sorry, but re that brown...

A little off topic, sorry, but re that brown chaw/chew juice... I'm not a smoker, but is it common or accepted practice for Chawers to spit their juice into the kitchen sink? I was on a fishing trip...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2009, 10:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,680
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
Not to change the subject, but......

When did the instrument guage of a 12GS begin to include an Air Temperature Guage?:ear
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2009, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
If you don't like waiting, go looking

If you are so anxious for an answer, try being more proactive and searching the forums. There are some very recent threads and posts on r1200gs Extended Warranties. Search for and read them. ...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2009, 09:55 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 76,150
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
ReWired For Sound?

I'm no Electric Engr either, but I did stay @ a Holiday Inn Express last night :lol3 .
I think you overstated the undersized wiring issue. Last night, I installed a 12Ga wire from Battery to the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-29-2009, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4,945
Views: 483,439
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
Central Jersey -'87 K75S,948 Miles, $4.5K

Check out this garage queen>>
http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/mcy/1144795177.html
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 76,150
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
I guess I overstated the delay

Like VFR Firefly said, the delay is ever so slight. That was the least of my problems. I have a 3 ft. run from the battery on a 16 guage wire with a 15amp fuse. As the fuse doesn't blow, I'm not...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2009, 08:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,708
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
Why do GS owners make life difficult for themselves?

A horn solution that IMHO hasn't been given enought press and respect is the Stebel Magnum model. The Magnum model is similar in size to the existing r12gs horn, and it doesn't require a new power...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2009, 07:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,764
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
Bag the Nautilus - Go with the Magnum

Stebel makes a Magnum model which is similar in size to the existing r12gs horn. I bought the Nautilus but bagged the install. I wasn't happy with the clearance tolerances to the fork, brake line,...
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2009, 07:22 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 76,150
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
Nautilus Sucks, but Magnum Blows, Hard

I bought the Nautilus for my R12GS. Due to the extremely tight installation tolerances (too close to forks, brake lines, etc.), I bagged it. Instead, I installed it on my cage, using the relay, and...
Forum: Vendors 04-23-2009, 06:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,171
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
In this economy?

Just ask nicely for a 20% discount, and make sure they understand your order is contingent upon receiving it. If they deny it, ask them nicely to run it past their supervisor. They'll probably come...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2009, 07:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,491
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
I feel your knee pain on my '06 r12gs

Been there and still working on solutions myself. I started by lowering the pegs (PowerPegz) and raising the seat (went from low seat to std seat). They both helped. Now looking at Hepco Bars or...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 8,897
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
'06 R1200gs

I bought my '06 in May of '06. In spring of '07 my Dealer told me that BMW was recommending the Fluid be changed out something like every 12K miles or after the first year, whichever comes first. ...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2009, 08:54 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 111,484
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
Bumper Carrier an R12GS?

Has anybody tried loading an R12GS on a 500lb rated Trailer Hitch Bumper Carrier?:ear
Forum: The Garage 04-10-2009, 08:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,072
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
GS= Graco Seat

She's shaking her head at you thinking you're gonna wanna be breast fed next!:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2009, 07:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,300
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
"XtremeGard Comprehensive Coverage"

About 1.5 years ago, my BMW/Triumph Dealer started offering XtremeGard "Comprehensive" coverage (http://www.serviceguardsystems.com/powersport/servicecontract.aspx...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2009, 10:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,358
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
Easy there Trigger

I was jockeying around an unfamiliar town looking for a place to stay before nightfall arrived. I was on backstreets and came up over a hill rather fast and low and behold there was an intersection...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2009, 12:15 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 89,451
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
Laugh The relay was pretty clear on Switch Power vrs...

The relay was pretty clear on Switch Power vrs Device Power, but I'll go back and confirm. I'm thinking I got a less than perfect horn. Regardless, I'm not going to undertake this project for my...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2009, 12:12 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 89,451
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
Power for the horn is running directly from the...

Power for the horn is running directly from the Battery via a Relay. The wire (14ga) from the Battery to the Relay includes an inline 15A fuse. By my syphering, the horn doesn't even draw 15 amps,...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 89,451
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
Stebel Compact Nautilus is not all that

I bought the Compact for my '06 R1200GS. I delayed install because I wasn't comfortable with the mounting tolerances (too close to forks, shocks, brake cable) and because it was still under warranty...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-13-2009, 01:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 348
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
NE Motorcycle Expo-3/13 & 14/09, Oaks PA

I just read that KevMarv Productions is hosting their 2nd Annual Northeast Motorcycle Expo this weekend at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks PA, near King of Prussia PA, just off PA...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-25-2009, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,098
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
Cry Flying Dutchman Motor Club folds up their tent

I'm not affiliated with them, but came across this public notice that might be of interest or value to the inmates in the NE.

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Forum: Americas 01-27-2009, 11:30 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,290
Posted By Burgh'r Boy
About Passports

My wife and I applied for Passports on 2/16 and received it on 2/26. It took only 10 days to receive it. She paid extra for expedited service, I didn't, and yet we both got them on the same day. ...
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