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Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,671
Posted By Menoche
A few reasons to use the kill switch or kick...

A few reasons to use the kill switch or kick stand:

1-Lets your turn off the motor without loosing your ABS or traction control settings on next restart
2-keeps the odometer on the current...
Forum: Vendors 06-09-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 36,305
Posted By Menoche
I'll take a pro kit plus the 2 adapters please...

I'll take a pro kit plus the 2 adapters please and I am from Montreal, Canada

Phil
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,927
Posted By Menoche
Don't Forget To Check de blinkers, they are also...

Don't Forget To Check de blinkers, they are also linked to the lampF :)
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,123
Posted By Menoche
Sipping is nice, I did it last autumn when it...

Sipping is nice,
I did it last autumn when it go cold and rainier... The sipping helps suck the water from th้ pavement or the black ice and gives you more traction on wet pavement or black ice.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 723
Posted By Menoche
hmmm I have exacty the same on my 2010 1200gsa......

hmmm I have exacty the same on my 2010 1200gsa...
exactly at 2500 rpm.. just like a valve ticking but lourer...
valve just re-adjusted, oil, gearbox oil and final drive oill.. was there before and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,557
Posted By Menoche
Finding oil :-( Guys, I live in Montreal,...

Finding oil :-(

Guys, I live in Montreal, Quebec and for the past year, it's been quite difficult to find oil [0-20]w-[40-50] which is ACEA rated.. oddly enough, you can find 10w40 or 10w40...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,515
Posted By Menoche
Cool2 mid life crisis? Think not!!! You just don't...

mid life crisis? Think not!!!
You just don't understand yet what it represents...

I'm 37.. just bought it a year ago.. always wanted one but couldn't afford it...

now... I ride it everyday I...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,925
Posted By Menoche
here is where I installed mine: ...

here is where I installed mine:

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs1139.snc4/148134_491786588898_559468898_6874194_7987232_n.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,871
Posted By Menoche
Hmmm, why not just put your left foot on the left...

Hmmm, why not just put your left foot on the left peg while on the side stand? It'll. Give you the extra height to swing your right leg over and compress the suspension enough to put the bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By Menoche
Not sure if it applies, but my gamin (who also...

Not sure if it applies, but my gamin (who also makes the BMW) does not charge on the bike unless turned off :-(
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,925
Posted By Menoche
Guys, Do ont cut The wires!!!! If you have...

Guys,

Do ont cut The wires!!!!
If you have the vmme kit, do not use the wire extension!!

Look at the oem h11 connector, the back has 2 tabs, pull the tabs away from connector and the plastic...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,043
Posted By Menoche
:-( on my 2010 GSA, even if I wait thru the...

:-(
on my 2010 GSA, even if I wait thru the self check, it always comes back to the main odo :-( never stays to the trip odo :-( this sucks :-(

EDIT: I wasn't waiting long enough, on the 2010, if...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,727
Posted By Menoche
Might be a stupid question, but aren't all H11...

Might be a stupid question, but aren't all H11 bulbs 90 degrees?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By Menoche
standard 12V plug found in your hopefully great...

standard 12V plug found in your hopefully great auto part store ;)
in Canada these are found in the trailer section of Canadian Tire ;) 4$ for a pair.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,569
Posted By Menoche
keep the levers, drill a small hole on the sides...

keep the levers, drill a small hole on the sides going thru the locking mechanism and insert a lock-pin ;) problem solved ;)
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4,753
Views: 1,645,175
Posted By Menoche
not sure what the other bike was ;) was riding...

not sure what the other bike was ;)
was riding alone that day and the "bitch" fell off the Mountain on the way up ;)
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,669
Posted By Menoche
Guys, might it be Carb or FI, the physic is...

Guys,

might it be Carb or FI, the physic is the same. It's the ratio of Air to Fuel in the combustion which matters.

When you are lean, you have more oxygen to burn every bit of fuel, thus...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4,753
Views: 1,645,175
Posted By Menoche
Might as well ask the master if this one sucks: ...

Might as well ask the master if this one sucks:

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs715.snc4/63557_471642138898_559468898_6507033_2947778_n.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,453
Posted By Menoche
Hmmm have you tried flushing your tank and...

Hmmm have you tried flushing your tank and starting with a fresh load of fuel?

What do the spark plugs look like?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,988
Posted By Menoche
Oh boy...

Ok let's recapitulate...

The rawhide technique worksnfine in a calm body ofnwater where you can provoke a nice wave in front of the bike above the air box to keep it dry... Don't stop tho or...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,465
Posted By Menoche
well I tested them in the mud at approx 45km/h...

well I tested them in the mud at approx 45km/h and they held in place

they picked up lots of mud but the rain washed it all away ;)
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,260
Posted By Menoche
Might be a stupid suggestion, but have you...

Might be a stupid suggestion, but have you considered tying the center stand so it won't swing down while cornering?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 595
Posted By Menoche
If you guys want the part number: 63127653586

If you guys want the part number:

63127653586
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,465
Posted By Menoche
ABS glue did the weld :-) Road approved, need...

ABS glue did the weld :-)
Road approved, need to test on gravel tho....

Edit: the heat and vibration finally got the abs glue to crack. I got my metal protectors from rugged road so the tiny...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,465
Posted By Menoche
well, I took appart the assembly and it...

well,

I took appart the assembly and it says PBT-ASA and a few search show that PBT and ABS are from the same plastic family.

I just tried the ABS glue on the 2 parts and seems like the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,465
Posted By Menoche
Hi Guys, Have any of you tried PVC or ABS...

Hi Guys,

Have any of you tried PVC or ABS glue? I just broke mine this weekend and people in the ride told me same as you, most common glue like gorilla or crazy glue all brake off as they don't...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,650
Posted By Menoche
Same here, she would also let me ride with the...

Same here, she would also let me ride with the 3year old in the sidecar...
With Quick-connects, it's getting interesting....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-30-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,517
Posted By Menoche
Thumbs down Hi guys, I tested the iPad yesterday in my...

Hi guys,

I tested the iPad yesterday in my tank bag and the iPad shut down after barely 15 minutes :-( outside temperature was only 26C.

I'll try to find a way to cool it down but it seems the...
Forum: Canada 07-27-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By Menoche
ahhh just found the ridaventure.ca site ;) ...

ahhh just found the ridaventure.ca site ;)

Thanks guys ;)

Phil very happy with his 170km new GSA ;)
Forum: Australia 07-27-2010, 05:52 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,212
Posted By Menoche
How many who complain about the country of origin...

How many who complain about the country of origin did write to BMW to voice their concern? Yes your wallet talks but a nice letter voicing your concerns can be more powerful if it lets them know you...
Forum: Canada 07-26-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By Menoche
Riders in Montreal?

Hi Guys,

Are any ADVriders in the Montreal area? I know Fastfwd is as I put him through a very long ride 10 years ago, but anyone else? GS owners willing to share a few trails?

Thanks in...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2010, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8,190
Views: 4,250,906
Posted By Menoche
Isn't it the baffle?

Isn't it the baffle?
Forum: Vendors 07-25-2010, 10:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,075
Posted By Menoche
Will you make it available in Canada also?

Will you make it available in Canada also?
Forum: Trip Planning 07-25-2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 1,036
Views: 572,726
Posted By Menoche
I'm in La Prairie, just south of Montreal,...

I'm in La Prairie, just south of Montreal, Quebec, Canada,
Tent space, extra room with aerobed, showers
Garage for the bikes, lots of tools.

:-)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,619
Posted By Menoche
Talking Crash avoidance...

Hi Katoi,
I think I can throw a few tips here, after all I was named the crash test dummy when I started the VCR club in Quebec.

Of course avoiding bad situations is preferable but time will come...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2010, 02:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,049
Posted By Menoche
Hi guys, This is my first post, as a n00b...

Hi guys,

This is my first post, as a n00b but have U tried apple's earbuds? Not the defaults ones but the dual drive at 90$.

Been riding with these for the past year, they reduce noise level...
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