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Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2014, 12:56 PM
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Posted By SF_Hooligan
It's minutes. I did mine when I still lived in SF...

It's minutes. I did mine when I still lived in SF and had to do it in a shared garage where I wasn't supposed to be working on bikes. :D

I'm in Oaktown too—you're welcome to check mine out some...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2014, 09:59 PM
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Views: 323,222
Posted By SF_Hooligan
Check out Lumalinks...

Check out Lumalinks (http://www.lumalink.com/lumalink_brackets.html).
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2014, 08:16 PM
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Views: 323,222
Posted By SF_Hooligan
Counterpoint: I have the same risers, and did...

Counterpoint: I have the same risers, and did have to use a longer brake line to install them. I've been running 'em for a few months and think I'm going back to the stock height soon. Too relaxed...
Forum: Vendors 12-10-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 88,358
Posted By SF_Hooligan
No more apologies—just bags for the R1200R,...

No more apologies—just bags for the R1200R, please! :D
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 323,222
Posted By SF_Hooligan
LOL. This "keeping wheels clean" is something I'm...

LOL. This "keeping wheels clean" is something I'm not familiar with. :D

That said, I'm totally with you on the 1150 versus 1100. Just wanted to make sure you knew about the tubeless thing, if that...
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2013, 04:07 PM
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Views: 323,222
Posted By SF_Hooligan
Are you worried about spokes because of tubes?...

Are you worried about spokes because of tubes? Those are tubeless, unlike the wheels on my Classic (grumble, grumble).
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2013, 08:50 AM
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Views: 323,222
Posted By SF_Hooligan
I've thought about similar mounting after getting...

I've thought about similar mounting after getting down to very nervous fuel levels a few times. Have you considered mounting a couple bottles somewhere? Right now, I'll strap a couple of MSR fuel...
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 323,222
Posted By SF_Hooligan
Any idea what what are? Tires, signals, luggage...

Any idea what what are? Tires, signals, luggage racks, handlebars, trees, cars...? :D

If you mean the tires, the rear looks like a Dunlop D616...
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 323,222
Posted By SF_Hooligan
Sounds like I need to go talk to Freddy. And I...

Sounds like I need to go talk to Freddy. And I was just in there last week! Thanks for the heads up.
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2013, 09:01 PM
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Posted By SF_Hooligan
Interesting... occasionally, the heated grips on...

Interesting... occasionally, the heated grips on my 2011 occasionally don't come on. I generally leave the switch on all the time in the winter, and once or twice a month I'll fire up the bike, hit...
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2013, 05:03 PM
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Posted By SF_Hooligan
This just simply isn't true. Several of the crash...

This just simply isn't true. Several of the crash bars (Wunderlich, for example) don't even offer full protection—the valve cover still touches down. The MachineArt Moto guards...
Forum: Road warriors 12-01-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 323,222
Posted By SF_Hooligan
I used to run those guards on my bike. I switched...

I used to run those guards on my bike. I switched to the Wunderlich guards a year or so ago, and I can't remember why now. I think I was hoping the clear guards would look a little less obvious than...
Forum: Road warriors 12-01-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 323,222
Posted By SF_Hooligan
The adjustment on those is interesting, but the...

The adjustment on those is interesting, but the pattern looks to be good for side to side, but perhaps less for front to back. Also look to be GS-only. I have a pair of GS pegs that I got to test...
Forum: Road warriors 11-30-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 323,222
Posted By SF_Hooligan
If you're looking for grippier pegs (I think...

If you're looking for grippier pegs (I think that's what you meant?) I am currently running the "sport bike" pegs that Touratech sells for the R1200R...
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2013, 09:55 AM
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Views: 323,222
Posted By SF_Hooligan
Yes, camhead=DOHC, not the pre-2011 (for R bikes)...

Yes, camhead=DOHC, not the pre-2011 (for R bikes) hexhead. We're on the same page there. However, valve adjustment interval isn't mentioned at all in the rider's manual that came with my...
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2013, 06:39 PM
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Views: 323,222
Posted By SF_Hooligan
Where are you getting your information? I'd heard...

Where are you getting your information? I'd heard that online as well but both the local BMW dealer and local independent Beemer shop (both of whom are good and trustworthy, in my opinion) tell me...
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2013, 02:05 PM
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Posted By SF_Hooligan
Camhead motors are 6k too. Same deal,...

Camhead motors are 6k too. Same deal, though—valves are usually in spec.
Forum: Vendors 11-26-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 88,358
Posted By SF_Hooligan
Man, every time I see new posts in this thread, I...

Man, every time I see new posts in this thread, I get all excited, thinking "Is today the day Jesse has R1200R cases?"

Sadly, the answer is no, every time. :doh
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2013, 12:05 AM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 323,222
Posted By SF_Hooligan
I'm sure with the four or five grand he saved, he...

I'm sure with the four or five grand he saved, he can sort out the exhaust.



Doesn't count—you've given up on yours. :D
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2013, 06:53 PM
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Views: 323,222
Posted By SF_Hooligan
LOL. Seriously, laughed out loud. Amazing...

LOL. Seriously, laughed out loud. Amazing deal—congrats again. :clap
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2013, 06:32 PM
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Views: 323,222
Posted By SF_Hooligan
Wow. Riders in NY just don't pay attention this...

Wow. Riders in NY just don't pay attention this time of year? Amazing.

How many miles are on it?
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 323,222
Posted By SF_Hooligan
$8k? Jesus, that's cheap. What's wrong with it? I...

$8k? Jesus, that's cheap. What's wrong with it? I wouldn't sell mine for 50% more than that—of course, mine is the best Classic ever, and very well set up now. :D But still... congrats on the awesome...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 323,222
Posted By SF_Hooligan
31k? Not a concern, unless it has been thrashed...

31k? Not a concern, unless it has been thrashed and not cared for at all
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 323,222
Posted By SF_Hooligan
Nope, not at all. Just that you can't put a...

Nope, not at all. Just that you can't put a helmet in those sidecases.




That's correct—their top plate is not a requirement to use the boxes. It's simply a rack that replaces the silver trim...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2013, 07:46 AM
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Views: 323,222
Posted By SF_Hooligan
There's a black R with this setup that parks near...

There's a black R with this setup that parks near my office in SF pretty frequently. It looks surprisingly ok in person. But it's wider and higher than the stock bags, I think, so even worse for...
Forum: Vendors 11-04-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,685
Posted By SF_Hooligan
I recently installed a set of Tuff Lites on my...

I recently installed a set of Tuff Lites on my F650 Dakar. Love 'em—they're nice and bright and seem durable although I haven't eaten it on the bike since they've been on there. I was able to use my...
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2013, 07:32 PM
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Views: 323,222
Posted By SF_Hooligan
Definitely not all about power, or I'd be riding...

Definitely not all about power, or I'd be riding something else. :D And I have lots of fun on waaaay slower bikes, too. But I do like more power.
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 323,222
Posted By SF_Hooligan
Yeah, it's just something I give live2offroad a...

Yeah, it's just something I give live2offroad a hard time about when we ride. :D
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 323,222
Posted By SF_Hooligan
Don't listen to this 1150-riding liar. :D A...

Don't listen to this 1150-riding liar. :D A "little less torque and HP"? :rofl

R1200R: 109 HP / 85 ft-lb
R1150R: 76 HP / 69 ft-lb

By this measure, an S1000RR has a little more torque and HP...
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 323,222
Posted By SF_Hooligan
Take it to the dealer—especially at that low...

Take it to the dealer—especially at that low mileage. A buddy's GSA had that same bit of seepage and the dealer fixed it. Use your warranty!
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 323,222
Posted By SF_Hooligan
That's the only one I know of. The sport bracket...

That's the only one I know of. The sport bracket doesn't have much vertical support for larger screens—even the CB sport screen is pretty floppy as a result.
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 323,222
Posted By SF_Hooligan
LOL. Mhm. As for shields, I've been going...

LOL. Mhm.

As for shields, I've been going back and forth between a CalSci medium and a Cee Bailey first gen that is I think 20", after riding for a few weeks with a Cee Bailey current gen 19"...
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 323,222
Posted By SF_Hooligan
PM inbound shortly. :D Interesting...

PM inbound shortly. :D



Interesting tactic on your headlight—thanks for the tip. I've already bought tons of cheap screens, but I'm not sure I want a bigass fairing on my R, never mind the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 323,222
Posted By SF_Hooligan
Thanks. I've definitely thought of the...

Thanks. I've definitely thought of the Parabellum. It's just so damn expensive and although I've heard really good things, still a pretty big bet (although a rider a couple hours from me offered to...
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 323,222
Posted By SF_Hooligan
Hah! It's not removing the headlight, it's...

Hah! It's not removing the headlight, it's getting the position right after putting it back. This is something I like to set and leave, especially since I ride in the dark almost every day and the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 323,222
Posted By SF_Hooligan
This is only on the older bikes. It's more of a...

This is only on the older bikes. It's more of a pain to swap the brackets on the camhead bikes.
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 323,222
Posted By SF_Hooligan
For an alternate, less positive experience with...

For an alternate, less positive experience with the CB sport screen - I ran it for one day and took it off. It buffeted horribly at mid-faceshield and above, so badly that I couldn't hear anything...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-05-2013, 02:10 AM
Replies: 4,077
Views: 563,239
Posted By SF_Hooligan
My R1200R on Treasure Island shortly after being...

My R1200R on Treasure Island shortly after being among the first non-ceremonial vehicles to go across the new East span of the SF-Oakland Bay Bridge Monday night. More photos over here on the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 323,222
Posted By SF_Hooligan
I researched Alpina kits six months or so ago and...

I researched Alpina kits six months or so ago and they didn't have anything. Outex (http://www2s.biglobe.ne.jp/~outex/tubelesskitenglishlist.htm) makes a do-it-yourself sealing kit that folks here...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-10-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By SF_Hooligan
I'm trying! Last I heard was the data collection...

I'm trying! Last I heard was the data collection ends July 31st and the study will be released in the fall.
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