Search:

Type: Posts; User: 79237; Keyword(s):

Search: Search took 0.05 seconds.

  1. Replies
    52
    Views
    6,392

    I started this thread...and I'm glad I did! All...

    I started this thread...and I'm glad I did! All of your feedback has been HUGELY helpful and I suspect an anthropologist could read through this 100 years from now and pretty well understand the...
  2. Replies
    52
    Views
    6,392

    Interesting stuff, guys. 10-4 on the Japanese...

    Interesting stuff, guys. 10-4 on the Japanese thing. I have a Gold Wing, my third, and its reliability is absolutely appliance-like. And when the GS faltered, I bought a used KLR for an...
  3. Replies
    52
    Views
    6,392

    Transmission, ECU, rear main seal, throttle...

    Transmission, ECU, rear main seal, throttle body...and now the clutch is slipping (which I assume is related to the main seal)...all within 5K. Dealer repair costs are right at $5k...and that's with...
  4. Replies
    52
    Views
    6,392

    Oilhead to airhead...considering a move up?

    At 80k, my '96 R1100GS has become brutally unreliable. One thing that drew me to this bike in the first place was its six-place odometer - I liked the fact that it was built by someone who EXPECTED...
  5. Replies
    36
    Views
    3,534

    The other critical point is to have a really...

    The other critical point is to have a really good, high quality, pressure guage. The one I have, a dial / hose type, was about 50 bucks. And you can calibrate your cheaper guages to it.
    ...
  6. Thread: Bud Elkins

    by 79237
    Replies
    1
    Views
    683

    We also have Bud to thank for Baja racing. In...

    We also have Bud to thank for Baja racing. In the '60s, he came up with the idea of making a record run from Tijuana to LaPaz on a 250cc Honda scrambler. However, he was a Triumph dealer at the...
  7. Thread: How 2 sell a BMW

    by 79237
    Replies
    7
    Views
    978

    So the flea market IS the right place to sell a...

    So the flea market IS the right place to sell a bike...when it's up and running?
  8. Thread: How 2 sell a BMW

    by 79237
    Replies
    7
    Views
    978

    '96 GS - Jesse bags and a luggage rack, heated...

    '96 GS - Jesse bags and a luggage rack, heated grips, 85k, regular maintainence, garaged...no idea what "book" is....
  9. Thread: How 2 sell a BMW

    by 79237
    Replies
    7
    Views
    978

    How 2 sell a BMW

    Sorry if this is the wrong place for this...Flea Market won't open...returns an error message and I don't see any other place on the website to advertise a bike for sale. I plan on a classified in...
  10. I've lost my contact info for Gary Eagan, the...

    I've lost my contact info for Gary Eagan, the Ducati Iron Butt guy, but I think he still works for a Salt Lake City motorcycle dealership. I know that's vague (sorry) but if you're resourceful...
  11. Replies
    0
    Views
    665

    Used gearbox and Cycles Recycled update

    A while back I queried the forum about the wisdom of replacing my failing GS transmission with a used unit from Cycles Recycled in Morganton, North Carolina. Long story short...I decided to do it, I...
  12. Hey John...Price to the extent I don't want to...

    Hey John...Price to the extent I don't want to buy a new box...I don't have a quote from Fred yet...

    As for availability, Fred says he has the right box with 20,000 miles, which sounds...
  13. "CYCLES RE-CYCLED" RECOMMENDATION OR EXPERIENCE?

    I'm new here and wasn't sure where to post this. I put it in the "Gear" forum as well and hopes it's not bad form to double post.

    I'm considering purchase of a used R-model transmission from Fred...
  14. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,914

    Thanks, Mike...does the puck not get in the way...

    Thanks, Mike...does the puck not get in the way of the centerstand, or do you just work around that?
  15. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,914

    1100GS sidestand help? Leans WAAAAY over!

    '96 model 1100GS...bought new...I've always thought in leaned over too far on the sidestand and the problem seems to have worsened. Fully loaded, it's in danger of tipping over and with a little...
Results 1 to 15 of 24