|Full Name:||The Doctor|
|Last Logged In:||April 21, 2009|
|Registered:||April 25, 2003|
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|Bike Model (Ex - M2, XB12Rr, S1W, P3):||S1W, BMW R1200GS Adventure (Probably the best motorcycle I've ever owned!)|
|Model Year (Please enter full 4-digit year):||'98, '06|
|Color:||White Lightning, Alpine White|
|V.I.N. (To aid in problem resolution. Will not be displayed or shared otherwise.) :||(Hidden)|
|Servicing Dealership:||Myself & Wolf BMW|
|Performance Mods!:||S1: Buell full race exhaust, race iginition, force intake and Mikuni HSR42 (170main/30slow)|
|Problems/Miles (Please be specific):||X1: 60mi (first day) the 2001 shifter bolt came loose.
250mi busted engine temp sensor. 1750mi front rocker went, changed both to steel gaskets. 2500mi died while on the highway, broken ground wire.
S1: leaking shock replaced with 2001 style. HUGE front engine mount grief! sheared left bolt that would only come out under an EDM machine. head had to come off and tapped to 1/2" to make it work.
|Other Mods/Misc/Customization.:||S1: Spring loaded millennium pegs, homemade plate holder, traction grips, CF hugger, pro-series seat, bar-end mirrors, 2001+ shifter, 9-button front rotor, PM Wheels and 29 tooth front sprocket.|
|Favorite Rides (Roads and Routes):||Big Chute. Southwood Rd. from highway 11 to Bala (Muskoka). Elephant lake/highway 507 (the Kawarthas). Anywhere along the niagara escarpement and north/north-west of Toronto. And anywhere in Quebec!!|
|Why I do/don't ride a Buell:||If I had to explain, you wouldn't understand anyway!|
|How can Buell improve their motorcycles?:||I definitely think Buell is on the right track to compete with the major brands. Does that appeal to me? Not so much. The S1W was the nicest bike they ever produced, but the idea is to make money as a company, not lose!|
|Life History/Philosophy:||Prozac in the winter, Buell in the summer.|
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|Preferred engine oil (brand/grade):||Mobil 1 15-50 (Crank & Primary)|
|My stable over the years:||A couple of Honda 50cc, Yamaha 80cc 2strk, Yamaha 125 enduro 2strk, Yamaha YZ80, Honda Odyssey, 98 HD Fatboy, 99 HD Ultra, 00 X1, BMW R1100S, BMW K1200S, Current: 98 S1W & BMW R1200GSA|
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