Search:

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

Search: Search took 0.11 seconds.

  1. Replies
    153
    Views
    9,436

    Addiction

    I'm 69 and have been a licensed motorcycle rider for 56 years thanks to an early start in New Mexico. I don't have any other interesting numbers as much of that riding was off road. These days it's...
  2. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,155

    Mixing oil brands

    Over time I have managed to accumulate several different brands of 20-50 full synthetic oil. It's because of what's available when I get ready to change oil. With Amsoil at $14/qt the mixing of...
  3. Replies
    11
    Views
    709

    Just checked and my tensioner bolt is a 17 mm so...

    Just checked and my tensioner bolt is a 17 mm so I have ordered the upgrade.
    Thanks
  4. Replies
    11
    Views
    709

    Obviously I missed the timing chain tensioner...

    Obviously I missed the timing chain tensioner upgrade. Are there any other upgrades I should know about?
  5. Replies
    11
    Views
    709

    I currently am using Castrol 20-50 full synthetic...

    I currently am using Castrol 20-50 full synthetic oil. I was unaware of the timing chain tenisioner issue and am almost certain I do not have the replacement. I bought the bike used in 2006 with...
  6. Replies
    11
    Views
    709

    clanking on cold start

    In the past month my 1999 R1100RS has started a soft but very noticable clanking on cold starts which goes away in about 30 seconds. The colder the louder and longer it lasts, but it's never more...
  7. Replies
    2
    Views
    1,006

    Good question. Thanks for the info

    Good question. Thanks for the info
  8. Thread: R1100 oil filter

    by poosu
    Replies
    26
    Views
    4,215

    Good Suggestions

    Several interesting oil filter options on this thread. I just picked up a Purolator L10241 at Advance Auto for $3.89. I'd like to try it without changing the oil to check the fit, but looking at...
  9. Replies
    10
    Views
    2,115

    My starter does seem to crank slowly. I'll have...

    My starter does seem to crank slowly. I'll have to look into the starter magnet issue. Yes, I always need the coke when starting completely cold. I'll often use it on cool starts too. Cool would...
  10. Replies
    10
    Views
    2,115

    '99 R1100RS ABS problem

    I've tried to seach my problem, but haven't come across the right thread. I don't know what type of ABS I have or how to find out. I know that it engages when I start moving. It will make a ching...
  11. Thread: Uneven tire wear

    by poosu
    Replies
    21
    Views
    1,645

    Thanks for the support here. Thanks also the the...

    Thanks for the support here. Thanks also the the other responders. I particularly like the tire wear article link. As a member with 5 total posts I think I qualify as a newbie. I did try...
  12. Thread: Uneven tire wear

    by poosu
    Replies
    21
    Views
    1,645

    I did try search but I guess I got the wrong key...

    I did try search but I guess I got the wrong key words. Besides this has been a great response
  13. Thread: Uneven tire wear

    by poosu
    Replies
    21
    Views
    1,645

    Uneven tire wear

    I've now gone through my third set of tires on my 1999 R1100RS. Both front and rear wear heavily on the left side while the right side has plenty of tread left. The dealer says it's crowned roads...
  14. Replies
    65
    Views
    7,767

    Poll: I'm not an aggressive rider so I'm into tire...

    I'm not an aggressive rider so I'm into tire life. I've tried Metzler Z6, Avon and Bridgestone battlax bt016. My best result so far has been the Avon which I don't have on right now so I don't know...
  15. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,477

    I live in the Daytona area and I feel that after...

    I live in the Daytona area and I feel that after the Ormaond loop aren't any really good rides. However we do have really good winter weather which makes up for it. I have found the MadMaps 'Rally...
  16. Replies
    1
    Views
    789

    Bike Week Demo Rides

    The BMW demo truck showed up today at Daytona BMW offering demo rides Wed. 3/9 thrrough Sat. 3/12. I'd been trying to find out if they would be here but could not see it anywhere. Talking to some...
Results 1 to 16 of 16