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  1. Thread: Which GS?

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    Both are fine

    I have had both and the R100GS is more like an oversized DR650. 60 hp so two up on the interstate is pushing it. Great on fire roads and jeep trail and maybe single track if you don't mind some...
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    two rides later

    The PD has taken my wife and I on two short trips. One to Cripple Creek by way of Shelf Rd. and home on the paved High Park Rd. The other to Westcliffe by way of Oak Creek Grade and home Rosita and...
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    The mighty GS/PD is alive

    Sorry guys, it has been a couple of days since I kept up with the forum. I did order a JMT Gel Battery from Wunderlich. They had an airhead "BMW2Valve" division that had everything I needed. ...
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    Neglected R100GS/PD

    Just purchased a 1995 R100GS/PD Classic. It only has 6,366 miles on it but has been sitting in a garage for 10 years or so. Of course the previous owner did not drain gas or do anything to it...
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    Love retro style

    That big Honda will probably sell, Honda does it's work on market analysis. I just love the retro look on the CB1100. I use to have a ZR750 and always wanted its big brother the ZR1100 in purple. ...
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    Cruiser or retro

    The Honda Rebel is a twin with a more cruiser style and the Suzuki TU 250 is more a retro style that is a fuel injected single. So it depends on style more then anything. You might also be able to...
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    enough already

    Speculate, when will it end? The new GS's are listed at 125 hp. 2 1/2 times more then my old R100GS. I say, 100 hp is all we need for a GS. Certainly, other models and desires will increase hp...
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    When is enough. . . .enough ?

    I started my GS career back in '94 with a new R100GS. Not sure of the hp but something like 60 or so. Ran plenty fast for me but maybe carrying my wife and all the gear, I was pushing it doing 75...
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    9 times in the last 12 years

    We missed it this year. Actually it is today but we have done it quite often. It is always planned very well and good food at the start and end. A lot of good prizes at the end also. You'll see...
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    LT on Shelf

    Good information. I would throw in also since I am "a local". Ride shelf road on any vehicle during nice weather. Since the mine is doing so well they (both counties) maintain it well for local...
  11. Thread: Lawyer Up?

    by podsobinski
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    Follow up on Lawyer up

    Progressive is the insurance company that the guy that hit me uses. They (so far) said they will take care of all the medical bills. . . can't say for sure about that yet. An insurance adjuster did...
  12. Thread: Lawyer Up?

    by podsobinski
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    Lawyer Up?

    Just got hit my a driver that turned right in front of me. The car hit my right side and the motorcycle landed on its left side and I went flying over the bike hitting the handlebars and then of...
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    Defining terms

    Keep in mind, it is what you want out of a bike. True "Dual Sport" is street legal and ready for single track, dirt roads and short adventure riding. So with that in mind the DR650 and Honda...
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    I have owned DR's for 20 years. It has been my...

    I have owned DR's for 20 years. It has been my dual sport of choice. Just seems right for single trails, dirt roads and rides of less then a couple of days on pavement . Cost is a biggy for me. ...
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    Suzuki DR650

    Suzuki DR650
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    Good responses to your post. Keep in mind, this...

    Good responses to your post. Keep in mind, this is the best time to buy. It is a buyers market due to the time of year and economy. Let me re-enforce. . sell the wing yourself, you always get a...
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    To late now. I have 8 holes in that lid. ...

    To late now. I have 8 holes in that lid. Probably use some silicon to seal them. Now, I kind of wished I would have been using the strap system. I just can't believe anyone would make a tall type...
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    Marsee Tank Bag 2006 K1200LT

    After purchasing a new to me 2006 LT, I wanted to accessorize it to my taste. One of the things I needed or wanted was a gas tank bag. After using this forum I settled for a Marsee 6L bag with the...
  19. Still no help

    cehbeck, seems like the mounting and wiring on the '06 is different than your '02. The wiring and mounting is in front of the control bottons for the radio etc. The wiring harness is nothing close...
  20. '06 K1200LT Nuvi550 to stock GPS power

    I have a 2006 K1200LT and would like to hook the power from the stock GPS mount/power/sound hook up ($800 to $1,500 Motorad GPS)to the power input of my Garmin NUVI550 ($200). Anyone know of an...
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    Parts

    Just more parts to not have in stock and wait for delivery from Germany. First the airhead, then the oilhead of 1000 then 1150, then the hexhead, then the camhead, now the waterhead!? I am too old...
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    Internet and phone

    Your internet and phone are your best friend. Start with KBB and NADA to get a ball park figure. Then advertise it on BMWMOA and Craigslist and so on. Do not be afraid to call dealers within a day...
  23. Thread: GS vs GSA

    by podsobinski
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    GS to a GSA

    I went from a 2002 GS to a 2008 GSA. I do ride double alot with my bride and did find out that the gearing, especially first gear, was too high for jeep trails. Seems like I had to slip the clutch...
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    Yes. . .but

    True, Paul, State 115 is a beautiful ride but I have to leave the bike at the dealership for service and walk through Harley motorcycles and coffee mugs and scarfs etc. Then the parking lot is full...
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    Dealship is important

    My choices also depends on dealerships. Nov. of 2001 the BMW dealership was 25 miles away, one reason I purchased a new R1150GS. Now, 4 BMW's later, the dealership is 60 miles away in a Harley...
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