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Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 141,373
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Any pics of the wear after 1900 miles? Might be...

Any pics of the wear after 1900 miles? Might be helpful as on a TKC80 that's all the useful life of the tire by then.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-16-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,942
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Currently living in the Philippines. Think I will...

Currently living in the Philippines. Think I will be okay.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-15-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,942
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Been working in and out of Kuwait and Iraq for...

Been working in and out of Kuwait and Iraq for the last 12 years. I am a bit immune to heat.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 468,911
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Will be in Arizona till August then on to...

Will be in Arizona till August then on to Oklahoma. I will be looking into the Vstrom as well as the Tenere. No matter what I am taking a break from BMW.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 468,911
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Perhaps no chance. Still doesn't change the fact...

Perhaps no chance. Still doesn't change the fact it's a 20k bike with expensive services and very few dealerships of which half are probably crappy. I personally am just tired of throwing money away...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 468,911
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Moving back to the States this month. Once...

Moving back to the States this month. Once settled in will look into the Super Tenere.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-04-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,418
Posted By Kevin Dixon
I am sure it will and will definitely enjoy my...

I am sure it will and will definitely enjoy my time back in the states!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-04-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,418
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Clutch went out, leaking reservoirs, control...

Clutch went out, leaking reservoirs, control module died while doing an update. Mostly my bad experience is with a crummy dealer that left a sour taste for BMW. They are so inexperienced that those...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 468,911
Posted By Kevin Dixon
I paid 31500 to own this bike in the Philippines....

I paid 31500 to own this bike in the Philippines. Beings most of it is the tax I lost my ass on the sale.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 468,911
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Bike is officially sold.

Bike is officially sold.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 468,911
Posted By Kevin Dixon
It's my 3rd BMW now and the other 2 were...

It's my 3rd BMW now and the other 2 were flawless. The mere mention of going to the dealer makes my hair stand up. Perhaps the dealer is bad enough that it left a sour taste for all things BMW. My...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-03-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,418
Posted By Kevin Dixon
My GS just went up for sale today. Dreaming about...

My GS just went up for sale today. Dreaming about a reliable Tenere now!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 468,911
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Not sure how one bike of the same year, model,...

Not sure how one bike of the same year, model, and color and the same bike can be so terrible. When I lived in the states I had a 2014 GSW it was flawless. I moved to he philippines and decided that...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6,896
Views: 1,283,356
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Those bags are beautiful. Sure wish they were...

Those bags are beautiful. Sure wish they were available when I bought my Wolfman. I love the Mosko system. Wish they had a trade in system...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2015, 02:23 AM
Replies: 741
Views: 101,308
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Nope. Joy of riding a BMW in the 3rd world. They...

Nope. Joy of riding a BMW in the 3rd world. They might be able to sell them but they are nowhere near capable of maintaining them. Same goes for Audi. I made the mistake of buying one here and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-02-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,418
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Went down to Yamaha just now. Love the Tenere. ...

Went down to Yamaha just now. Love the Tenere. Good looking bike and very comfortable. Wife likes it as well. I think before I leave I will probably sell my GS and go ahead and buy a newer...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 741
Views: 101,308
Posted By Kevin Dixon
So dealer has had my bike for 2 weeks now trying...

So dealer has had my bike for 2 weeks now trying to install the enabling code. They ended up breaking the control unit and now have to wait a week for another control unit to come in.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-01-2015, 01:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,942
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Don't mind dirt roads at all...neither does my...

Don't mind dirt roads at all...neither does my wife.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-28-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,942
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Awesome news. Thanks guys. Will be getting a bike...

Awesome news. Thanks guys. Will be getting a bike there for sure
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-27-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,418
Posted By Kevin Dixon
I am 6' 220 with 32" inseam. I ride with my GS in...

I am 6' 220 with 32" inseam. I ride with my GS in the tallest setting and flat foot both sides.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-27-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,942
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Wow my interest is peaked again. Thanks for the...

Wow my interest is peaked again. Thanks for the positive feedback!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-26-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,942
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Everyone I am talking to has me thinking maybe I...

Everyone I am talking to has me thinking maybe I just need to get a couple PWC or a boat instead and just enjoy the lakes while I'm there. Maybe when I travel out of state just rent a bike then.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-26-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,942
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-26-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2,546
Views: 146,463
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Haha sounds like I need a convertible there...

Haha sounds like I need a convertible there instead lol.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-26-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,418
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Thanks guys! Yes I am not looking at anything...

Thanks guys! Yes I am not looking at anything exotic this time around. I've had my fill with German and Italian bikes and their high maintenance costs. I just need something I can ride and not have...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-26-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,942
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Son is going to OU. Mom is an hour and change...

Son is going to OU. Mom is an hour and change away. Been living in the 3rd world for 12 years now in and out of conflict zones. Want a break so might as well go out there.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-26-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,942
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Ya I know the weather. My dad was stationed in Ft...

Ya I know the weather. My dad was stationed in Ft Sill growing up so lived there a few years before. My parents ended up settling in Lawton after dad got out the Army. Just never ventured out of the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-26-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,942
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Cool. Will probably need some pedal power as well.

Cool. Will probably need some pedal power as well.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-26-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,942
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Uh oh. So you're saying save my money and don't...

Uh oh. So you're saying save my money and don't bother with a motorcycle?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-26-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,418
Posted By Kevin Dixon
I'm used to a hefty GS. I try not to drop mine...

I'm used to a hefty GS. I try not to drop mine too often though. I'm laughing at the thought of my wife helping me pick up a dropped bike lol.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-26-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,418
Posted By Kevin Dixon
I have been looking at the tenere. Seems '12...

I have been looking at the tenere. Seems '12 models with low to no miles can be had for around 8k.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-26-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 2,546
Views: 146,463
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Hi guys, wanted to pop in here and subscribe to...

Hi guys, wanted to pop in here and subscribe to this thread. I am moving to Norman this August and wanted to get a feel for the riding in the area. Currently I ride a GS in the Philippines. Moving...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-26-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,942
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Moving to Oklahoma

Moving to Oklahoma for 3 years this August. Going to Norman. Any good riding in the area?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-25-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,418
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Bike Recommendations for 3 year Stay

I currently ride a 14 R1200GSW and live in the Philippines. I am planning on moving back to the States in August for a few years. Maybe more. Looking for recommendations for adventure bikes. I am not...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 741
Views: 101,308
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Well if you can't disable the software why even...

Well if you can't disable the software why even bother removing the module. With the module it still shifts and operates normally. It's not like it weighs more than a few ounces. I can't figure out...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,093
Posted By Kevin Dixon
My dealer can't seem to figure out how to do this...

My dealer can't seem to figure out how to do this on the GS LC. They are able to do it to all the other bikes they service but not mine. Even my NAV V is in Bar. None of the service stations or tire...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2015, 01:04 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 141,373
Posted By Kevin Dixon
I have a feeling a 80 front and 70 rear will be a...

I have a feeling a 80 front and 70 rear will be a perfect combination for most everyone riding big pigs through mixed surfaces. I intend on trying that combination myself as soon as I smoke these 2...
Forum: Asia 02-23-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 1,745
Views: 252,790
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Philippines Adventure Rides

I won't do a white helmet here. My wife's helmet is white and it is a pain in the ass to keep clean...with our lovely pollution and all ;) plus the bugs are attracted to it. My jackets usually have...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 141,373
Posted By Kevin Dixon
How the hell did you use the same tire for 12...

How the hell did you use the same tire for 12 years??? I am gushing if I can get more than 6 months out of a tire.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 741
Views: 101,308
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Yes I am talking about the linkage and the arm. ...

Yes I am talking about the linkage and the arm.

As for removing the GSAP it would probably require a bit of a tug to get off. The actual unit is a very tight fit on the spline.

Why are you...
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