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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-13-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 25,833
Views: 1,076,221
Posted By fawudd
Laugh Are those the new sintered metal pads ? :rofl

Are those the new sintered metal pads ? :rofl
Forum: Americas 07-15-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By fawudd
Forgot to mention that I am 2-up and looking for...

Forgot to mention that I am 2-up and looking for on-road for this trip....


Classic Velocity
Classic Bikes, Classic Cars, Classic Commentary
www.classicvelocity.com
Forum: Americas 07-15-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By fawudd
Across Northern Wisconsin

I am looking for advice on a scenic route across northern Wisconsin into Minnesota. I am coming from St Ignace, MI on my way to the Bmw MOA RALLY in St Paul. All tips appreciated. thanks


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Forum: Old's Cool 05-04-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,157
Posted By fawudd
Does anyone know of a source for vin numbers for...

Does anyone know of a source for vin numbers for the A350 ? Does 73.350.XXXX mean it is a 1973 number XXXX ?
Forum: Airheads 04-22-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,281
Posted By fawudd
This looks promising, and a lot less expensive...

This looks promising, and a lot less expensive than 260 before shipping! If I am going to craft something though, it seems like the lower draw and better lighting of LED might be the way to go. The...
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,281
Posted By fawudd
R100GS dual headlight

I have been searching without success for a dual headlight conversion for my GSPD. I know that Touratech used to have one, but are there any current sources in the US or Europe ? I am considering...
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,181
Posted By fawudd
These machines will go anywhere and do anything...

These machines will go anywhere and do anything if properly maintained. As for being low on power, remember that many were used with a sidecar and considered at the time to be adequate ! It is all...
Forum: Airheads 01-05-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,805
Posted By fawudd
My mods are few. A Fox racing shock (needs a...

My mods are few. A Fox racing shock (needs a rebuild), LED tail light bulb, LED aux lights. What I really want is a dual headlight conversion, so if anyone has a lead on one......
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 762,843
Posted By fawudd
What are those lights ? They look cool and sound...

What are those lights ? They look cool and sound effective


Classic Velocity
Classic Bikes, Classic Cars, Classic Commentary
www.classicvelocity.com
Forum: Vendors 01-02-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,480
Posted By fawudd
This is a great idea, and I am probably a typical...

This is a great idea, and I am probably a typical target. love to ride, have a bunch of longer adventure rides "on deck" if the opportunity arises, but typically only get to a few of them during the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 764
Posted By fawudd
Thanks all, I went with the 2" Rox and did the...

Thanks all, I went with the 2" Rox and did the quick throttle cable move. Significant improvement in comfort sitting and better when standing. Overall a good $75 spend.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 764
Posted By fawudd
Question Bar Risers, how far?

I have a 2010 GSA, and I am looking at risers/adjusters. I am wondering how much can you adjust the bar height/back before you need to also get new cables? An inch? More?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By fawudd
Side stand switch, anyone else?

After returning from a trip, and having the bike parked for about a month, I decided to take it out for a ride. I started the bike and went down the road about 2 miles to get gas but when I restarted...
Forum: Airheads 02-03-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,020
Posted By fawudd
Question Touratech Dual Headlight

I am looking for a Touratech dual headlight setup for my R100GSPD. Are they still available anywhere ? Is there another manufacturer ? Thanks...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-18-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,908
Posted By fawudd
Great event and I will be back next year !! ...

Great event and I will be back next year !!

https://www.dropbox.com/s/rnhi8nqyjddyf8u/2012-10-13%2007.22.45.jpg

https://www.dropbox.com/s/lm0hf14qcwqyg7y/2012-10-13%2008.01.06.jpg
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Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,063,950
Posted By fawudd
As the owner of an R100GSPD and an R12GSA, this...

As the owner of an R100GSPD and an R12GSA, this is an entertaining thread. I love my GSPD, but the GSA is sooooo much better in every way except weight. Although I do not personally see enough...
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 146,981
Posted By fawudd
Wrecks, Welding, and Wheelies, Wow !! This thread...

Wrecks, Welding, and Wheelies, Wow !! This thread was an entertaining read. :D
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,762
Posted By fawudd
My Nuvi displays speed on the map page and can...

My Nuvi displays speed on the map page and can also show a page dedicated to speed, avg, etc in one touch. Not sure if you can make it boot up that way, but with one touch you can be there. Cheers
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,842
Posted By fawudd
Congrats, you're gonna love the bike. On My 10...

Congrats, you're gonna love the bike. On My 10 GSA I added a pigtail (dealer said no problem), and a front powerlet kit (write-up on blog). I also have a pigtail for my Gerbing connection. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 16,886
Posted By fawudd
50. 1990 R100GS PD, and 2010 GSA (which followed...

50. 1990 R100GS PD, and 2010 GSA (which followed an 06 GS). You might say I'm a fan ;-)
Forum: Airheads 11-28-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,317
Posted By fawudd
I got caught on my former R75/5 once in Philly...

I got caught on my former R75/5 once in Philly summer traffic for about 45 minutes at around 90 degrees. It was between exits with no shoulder (Schuylkill for those from the area). Started to stumble...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-24-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 939
Posted By fawudd
Entertaining post, and nice blog. A great...

Entertaining post, and nice blog. A great distraction from the days tedious events. If you'd like to view another take on Thanksgiving for gearheads, try my entry below.
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Forum: Old's Cool 11-14-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,483
Posted By fawudd
74 R90S, 65K trouble free miles with a 5 speed....

74 R90S, 65K trouble free miles with a 5 speed. You have to be deliberate with your foot when you shift, but that has been true for every BMW I've owned.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-10-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2,488
Views: 578,326
Posted By fawudd
WTB: R100GS luggage liners

Looking for luggage liners for original cases on an R100GS PD. Not fussy on brand.
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,163
Posted By fawudd
I had Gerbing heated gloves for a few years and...

I had Gerbing heated gloves for a few years and then got a heated jacket for xmas last year. My advice is to get the variable controller if you go Gerbing, and to get the dual if you have two pieces...
Forum: Airheads 09-25-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,481
Posted By fawudd
I guess I can now add my home-brew solution to...

I guess I can now add my home-brew solution to all of the others. This board continues to be an amazing resource for ideas on solving problems.....particularly cheaply :D

Blog post on R100GS rear...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-22-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,958
Posted By fawudd
I'll be there fri and sat !! :clap

I'll be there fri and sat !! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 57,723
Posted By fawudd
Amen Geo, I happen to agree that comparing...

Amen Geo, I happen to agree that comparing weights on these giants is missing the point. It is great to see actual factual info, but if weight was a big concern, you would not buy any of these bikes,...
Forum: Airheads 09-11-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,424
Posted By fawudd
To answer your question, if you are looking for a...

To answer your question, if you are looking for a 20 year old bike with character that can go anywhere and still handle the interstate at 80+ mph, buy the GS. There will always be bikes that are...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,240
Posted By fawudd
Dede, Not sure if you got a response, but I...

Dede,

Not sure if you got a response, but I just saw the dreaded low fuel and Triangle today. I filled up and no difference. I am going to try the reset process, but it looks like the dealership...
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,476
Posted By fawudd
I have a Pelican case on the back, and an Ortlieb...

I have a Pelican case on the back, and an Ortlieb dry bag on top of that secured by Rok Straps when fully loaded. Works well for me.....
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 89,978
Posted By fawudd
Well I just spooned on a pair of Heidis and I...

Well I just spooned on a pair of Heidis and I will join the data gatherers here. Initial impressions riding home were similar to others: a little more noise than 80/20 tires, tram lines on grooved...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-29-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8,086
Views: 3,166,248
Posted By fawudd
Returning from the BMWMOA rally..... ...

Returning from the BMWMOA rally.....


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Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 791
Views: 103,666
Posted By fawudd
10 GSA, purchased last winter. 10 months old, 9K...

10 GSA, purchased last winter. 10 months old, 9K miles.

Wow, there are some really low mileage GS bikes out there based on this thread! Don't know where they all were last year when I was looking...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-11-2011, 05:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,796
Posted By fawudd
I got mine from Bruno's, and I can tell you that...

I got mine from Bruno's, and I can tell you that I had neither of those issues. He marked the narrow points on the joint so that it passed through the swingarm no problem. It also bolted up to the...
Forum: Americas 06-03-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,148
Posted By fawudd
Thanks all. Unfortunately, my tag is aspirational...

Thanks all. Unfortunately, my tag is aspirational :D in reality, i and the rest of the crew work for a living, have a finite time window, etc. The basic plan was 2 days up via fastest route, 3 days...
Forum: Americas 05-31-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,148
Posted By fawudd
8 days PA to Newfoundland and back - how?

A couple of us have an 8 day window for a trip from PA to Newfoundland and back. We want to get to some piece of the translab before it is paved, but other than that there are no hard plans or...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-29-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,796
Posted By fawudd
mfp4073, You are looking at a pic of the...

mfp4073,

You are looking at a pic of the front u-joint of the driveshaft. Cause could have been failure to lubricate/service, "normal" wear, stress, etc. Search the site for multiple stories. The...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-28-2011, 04:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,796
Posted By fawudd
Well I finally got around to replacing the...

Well I finally got around to replacing the driveshaft (got it from Bruno's) and wrote a post on the blog link below...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,796
Posted By fawudd
Getting the Shaft

Just in case any of you out there with an R100 PD are delaying looking at your driveshaft/U-joints, this was mine taken apart today. The only symptom was a mild vibration at 60 - 65 mph. Otherwise,...
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