Search:

Type: Posts; User: dano; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 19 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.07 seconds.

  1. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,544

    I'm doing "okay" financially, but I have to...

    I'm doing "okay" financially, but I have to admit, I'm feeling the pinch of the higher prices. :cry

    Who would have ever thought, it'd cost $10.00 or more, to fill up a motorcycle. :dunno
  2. Thread: Bike Washing

    by dano
    Replies
    39
    Views
    3,433

    Poll: After each and every ride, I don't wash my...

    After each and every ride, I don't wash my bike(s), I detail them. I don't use a garden hose anymore though. Just a bucket of car wash / wax formula and a rag, and a couple of specialized brushes.
    ...
  3. Replies
    27
    Views
    11,433

    BRAVO.....BRAVO.....BRAVO....... :clap

    BRAVO.....BRAVO.....BRAVO....... :clap
  4. Thread: Tire balancing?

    by dano
    Replies
    10
    Views
    1,224

    For me, it's mainly a cosmetic concern. There's...

    For me, it's mainly a cosmetic concern. There's been a couple of times, I even removed most, if not all of the weights......and still didn't feel any problems with vibrations.

    Chances are, within...
  5. Replies
    24
    Views
    2,764

    Yes......I should have stated 3 yrs. or 36K...

    Yes......I should have stated 3 yrs. or 36K miles.....whichever comes first.

    I've heard both good and bad about after-market warranties. Kind of a crap shoot at times!
  6. Thread: Tire balancing?

    by dano
    Replies
    10
    Views
    1,224

    The Metz Z6 that I had mounted / balanced on the...

    The Metz Z6 that I had mounted / balanced on the rear rim of my '03RT was properly lined up with the valve stem.

    BTW: Metzler's own website states that "most" tires are still within specs needing...
  7. Replies
    24
    Views
    2,764

    Speaking of extended warranties.......it was my...

    Speaking of extended warranties.......it was my understanding that BMW does not offer a "factory" extended warranty. It is 3 yrs.....no more.....no less.

    What is being offered in the way of an...
  8. Replies
    3
    Views
    972

    I would think converting to conventional round...

    I would think converting to conventional round bars on an RT would be a costly undertaking.

    I do wish that RT's had a way of "fine tuning" the OEM bars to some degree.

    Oops.....sorry, we're...
  9. Thread: Rt1150 2004

    by dano
    Replies
    13
    Views
    1,332

    40 / 42 for me and my '03RT. :thumb

    40 / 42 for me and my '03RT. :thumb
  10. Thread: Tire balancing?

    by dano
    Replies
    10
    Views
    1,224

    I just recently had a Metz Z6 mounted on the rear...

    I just recently had a Metz Z6 mounted on the rear of my '03RT. It took 45g of weight in a row to balance it.

    I did question the guy who did the work and asked why he didn't try to rotate the tire...
  11. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,778

    Change the oil yourself if the dealer "can't get...

    Change the oil yourself if the dealer "can't get you in" for a simple oil / filter change.

    BTW: I'm using MOBIL 1 15w/50 in the engine of my '03RT and my oil / filter changes are now done every 5K...
  12. Replies
    27
    Views
    11,433

    I knew this already and should have mentioned it...

    I knew this already and should have mentioned it in my above post. I've been using the Wal-Mart SuperTech for over 17K miles now......and no problems what-so-ever. :clap

    Also.....I've been using...
  13. Replies
    27
    Views
    11,433

    BMW INC. cannot void a warranty because someone...

    BMW INC. cannot void a warranty because someone chose to use a non-BMW oil filter.

    I use a Wal-Mart SuperTech (house brand) oil filter (#ST3614) in my 2003 RT, and have now, for over 17K miles....
  14. Replies
    29
    Views
    2,644

    I started riding motorcycles at the tender age of...

    I started riding motorcycles at the tender age of 8 yrs. old. I'm now 50. First was a mini-bike with a 3.5 hp B&S engine in it. Beings that I had two younger brothers, it was my responsibility to...
  15. Replies
    5
    Views
    739

    The last time I took my '03 RT in for service, I...

    The last time I took my '03 RT in for service, I once again, was very disappointed with the outcome.

    Took it in @ 10K miles to have valves adjusted and TB's synched. After getting it back and...
  16. Replies
    29
    Views
    2,644

    Feel like I don't fit in.......

    I was checking out "another" BMW forum and was reading a thread about riders dropping their bikes. Things like turning in too sharply, simply losing their balance during low-speed maneuvers, etc.,...
  17. Replies
    45
    Views
    3,758

    Yup.....sure as shootin.....ya sound like a poser...

    Yup.....sure as shootin.....ya sound like a poser to me. :stick :D
  18. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,276

    I recently heard on the news, that the divorce...

    I recently heard on the news, that the divorce rate in the USA, is fast approaching 58%. There was a time when I was pretty sure that my marriage was secure and solid. I also heard that more and more...
  19. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,622

    I just watched the "video" again for the 2nd...

    I just watched the "video" again for the 2nd time, to make sure that I really got a grasp on what was being said / done.

    My conclusion is that it is just plain ole STOOPID! :wave

    And.....if...
  20. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,622

    Hmmmm.....strange if not completely ineffectual...

    Hmmmm.....strange if not completely ineffectual video.

    BMW is indeed....a very strange company...... :bolt
  21. Thread: Hands going numb!

    by dano
    Replies
    61
    Views
    8,254

    From the sounds of it, you've had problems no...

    From the sounds of it, you've had problems no matter what brand of bike you've ridden.

    Gloves, handlebars, grips, whatever.....ain't gonna make a difference for you.

    Go see a doctor! :thumb
  22. What you are hearing is about as normal, as...

    What you are hearing is about as normal, as normal can be for a BMW.

    I have a 2003 RT. When I brought it home, the 2nd day I had it, I had it out in my driveway preparing to take off for a ride....
  23. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,276

    I just wanted to sincerely thank all of you that...

    I just wanted to sincerely thank all of you that have responded to my post. I know that in today's society, things can get wacked out of shape at times. I know that I'm moving in the right direction,...
  24. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,514

    I used to watch Twelve O' Clock High as a kid. It...

    I used to watch Twelve O' Clock High as a kid. It was one of my most favorite shows.....well, that and Combat, and Rat Patrol. :clap

    For my "cowboy fix".....I'd watch Gunsmoke. :thumb
  25. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,276

    It's been almost a month......

    since I've been on a ride. There are a bunch of reasons why, but I won't bore you all with them.

    But.....I can feel the sense of loss in not just my heart and soul, but in my "collective being" as...
Results 1 to 25 of 475
Page 1 of 19 1 2 3 4