Search:

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

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3

Search: Search took 0.07 seconds.

  1. Replies
    12
    Views
    893

    +1 on the excelthrottle control. I've hade the...

    +1 on the excelthrottle control. I've hade the twist types and my thick gloves in winter will at times work the lock to a locking position, or to resistance anyway, and when I think I'm releasing...
  2. Replies
    3
    Views
    1,095

    Since you asked for opinions.....you might...

    Since you asked for opinions.....you might consider an electric liner such as Gerbings. It's hard to get one jacket for Texas heat and then have the same perform well in the cold. In Louisiana I...
  3. Replies
    15
    Views
    841

    Welcome

    Welcome, Pianoman. If interested, feel free to come visit us at the Gulf South BMW club meeting this Wednesday in Mandeville. We meet monthly and alternate between the north shore and south shore. ...
  4. Replies
    42
    Views
    1,841

    Ah, thank you.

    Ah, thank you.
  5. Replies
    42
    Views
    1,841

    Intersting about BMW. And a very good point. ...

    Intersting about BMW. And a very good point. BMW does a great job marketing and branding. One we can identify with, at least many of us.

    You are correct about the competitor taking technology...
  6. Replies
    42
    Views
    1,841

    Those Agribusiness monsters help provide the...

    Those Agribusiness monsters help provide the cheapest and the safest food in the world. There's a reason, and I feel that our increasing age in America bears this out, that other countries in the...
  7. Replies
    42
    Views
    1,841

    It's true our sugar subsidies make sugar for...

    It's true our sugar subsidies make sugar for ethanol too expensive. I'm not sure why the sugar groups were able to get that subsidy passed, but just as with our energy and environmental policies...
  8. Replies
    42
    Views
    1,841

    This is not a rational issue as its a federal...

    This is not a rational issue as its a federal program, not private and also not voted on by congress. While water is a valid concern, the mandate does not allow for that consideration and I surmise...
  9. Thread: Which GS?

    by beckgr
    Replies
    24
    Views
    2,304

    Your location is similar to mine so, IMHO I would...

    Your location is similar to mine so, IMHO I would avoid the GS Adventure or the RT due to the lack of airflow. Where it's so humid for me my RT was just too hot and I could not get enough air moving...
  10. Replies
    5
    Views
    470

    Welcome

    Nice to have you aboard. As info, there is a Gulf South BMW Club that meets the 1st Wednesday of each month. Every other month it's on the north shore, then south shore. Bunch of good people...
  11. Thread: Headed To Japan

    by beckgr
    Replies
    10
    Views
    1,601

    Japan

    I rented an R1150GS there this past November. Japan Bike Rentals were their name and you can find them on the web. I think they would not mind an email at all as they were very helpful.

    As for...
  12. Replies
    28
    Views
    2,600

    Took off my Kaoko - follow up

    My last post I commented that my Kaoko was tightening inadvertantly with heavy gloves. While talking with a couple buddies today they told me I needed to tighten my set screw to a fairly snug...
  13. Replies
    28
    Views
    2,600

    Took off my Kaoko

    For some reason with winter andd heavier gloves I was doing something with my hand that was turning the Kaoko to the locked position. I have no idea what I was doing to make that happen. Somehow it...
  14. Replies
    589
    Views
    34,857

    Who Dat!

    Who Dat!
  15. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,280

    I'm not real familiar with Memphis, but 3 hours...

    I'm not real familiar with Memphis, but 3 hours north is a very, very good dealer. Gateway BMW. They love to ride, are very helpful, shop folks are super and Honz is a good guy to work with. Too...
  16. Replies
    71
    Views
    3,221

    Time

    This thread is probably directed at folks like me. I love the forum and I usually use if for information mostly which I find very valuable. I have asked some repair related questions and get help...
  17. Buy what turns you on.

    Buy what you love. Maybe it has to be a tad more practical as you've found out, BUT if it turns you on you're going to have more overall fun. If you are having fun, your fiancee/wife to be, will...
  18. Replies
    447
    Views
    54,065

    Mika, I sure have enjoyed your contributions. ...

    Mika, I sure have enjoyed your contributions. I've gained a lot of appreciation and thus interest in F1 due to your postings. Thank you.
  19. Replies
    122
    Views
    6,420

    Reading "Ninety Degrees North" about the conquest...

    Reading "Ninety Degrees North" about the conquest of or for the North Pole by many different folks. Wow, these folks were real, I mean real, men and women. Geez, what they dealt with makes my cold...
  20. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,211

    Rode up to Natchez, MS today. Had lunch with a...

    Rode up to Natchez, MS today. Had lunch with a few from the Gulf South BMW club and headed back. (They stayed the night) Great weather, sunny 60s, maybe hit 70. Round trip just tick over 300...
  21. Replies
    26
    Views
    3,512

    The doc could not detect an issue regarding TMJ,...

    The doc could not detect an issue regarding TMJ, but he want me to get it checked out by a dentist. Have not done that yet but will for sure. And good idea about the mouth guard too. Think I do...
  22. Replies
    26
    Views
    3,512

    Went to the ENT

    Got a fast appointment through a friend. The good news is they found no hole in eardrum, fluid, problems - nothing. Checked everything from jaw, throat, nose, whole deal. Even did a hearing test...
  23. Replies
    26
    Views
    3,512

    Closed. Had to think for awhile. I think the...

    Closed. Had to think for awhile. I think the open faced helmet taught me that. :) I will try to change that up too though, good idea.
  24. Replies
    26
    Views
    3,512

    I had been thinking it was normal or at least...

    I had been thinking it was normal or at least cycle related, never would have thought about a real medical issue. I'll follow up with an ENT and go from there. I appreciate the comments today...
  25. Replies
    26
    Views
    3,512

    Both. I hadn't thought about things like a...

    Both.


    I hadn't thought about things like a hole in the eardrum, etc. Appreciate the comments so far.
Results 1 to 25 of 75
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3