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Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 729
Posted By apexal
Now that doesn't make any sense. The telelever...

Now that doesn't make any sense. The telelever front end works flawlessly and can be easily concealed on the RT and GS. The naked bikes might be more about looks but the RT and GS are more about...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,153
Posted By apexal
A 3s

A 3s
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,035
Posted By apexal
I don't think that we can answer that. I'm...

I don't think that we can answer that. I'm thinking that only you can answer the question.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,185
Posted By apexal
But the chance to snag a mint 06 with 1,200 miles...

But the chance to snag a mint 06 with 1,200 miles on it? Maybe the price is steep but what a nice find!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,752
Posted By apexal
. Great. If it ever warms up a tad and it...

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Great. If it ever warms up a tad and it doesn't snow, I'll take it for a night time spin.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,752
Posted By apexal
. Which way to raise the headlight? Turn the...

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Which way to raise the headlight? Turn the knob clockwise? Turning it clockwise seems to raise the low beam, not the high beam.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,127
Posted By apexal
. "GS vs Tenere.....what should I buy?" ...

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"GS vs Tenere.....what should I buy?"

You ask this question on the GS Boxers forum? There may be a reason why GS riders ride a GS.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 47,422
Posted By apexal
Is this the new "best tire"?

Is this the new "best tire"?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,418
Posted By apexal
. Measurements in what book? If you mean the...

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Measurements in what book? If you mean the owners manual, where/what page? For some reason my owners manual seems to lack adjustment info quoted by other people on here.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,418
Posted By apexal
Actually I did read the owners manual. I saw the...

Actually I did read the owners manual. I saw the part about the heavy load lever but did not see the part about the adjustment knob. But sometimes it's nice to get the additional advice from other...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,418
Posted By apexal
I used my LED headlight for the first time last...

I used my LED headlight for the first time last night and I was very disappointed with it. Either it's aimed too low or it's just not that good. Can it be adjusted? I have a mesh headlight guard but...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By apexal
. I went with the 38/45 Zegas. I didn't but my...

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I went with the 38/45 Zegas. I didn't but my GS or the cases for the looks. It's about function for me and the bigger cases give me more options. They work for a day ride, commuting to work or...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,256
Posted By apexal
I think that tank bags are super ugly but super...

I think that tank bags are super ugly but super handy. I couldn't do without mine. It's great that there's so many choices out there!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 606
Views: 211,014
Posted By apexal
I strap on my tent and a waterproof duffle when I...

I strap on my tent and a waterproof duffle when I travelling and camping.

http://i598.photobucket.com/albums/tt69/p29986/R1200GSW/DSC_9272A_zps5ba066be.jpg
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Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,443
Posted By apexal
Try a PIAA bulb. They cost a lot but seem to...

Try a PIAA bulb. They cost a lot but seem to last.
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 99,774
Posted By apexal
I just rode 5000 miles with my Latitude jacket...

I just rode 5000 miles with my Latitude jacket and pants on a couple loops through Canada and couldn't be happier. I like the waterproof shell, the great venting in hot weather and all the features...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 99,774
Posted By apexal
. Apparently you need to be part of the...

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Apparently you need to be part of the conversation and your needless sarcasm seems to be the actual dumbing down. If you don't like these posts get off you computer and play with your own gerbil....
Forum: Americas 08-13-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By apexal
Such an avalanche of replays! But seriously,...

Such an avalanche of replays! But seriously, why? If I only had 2 or 3 days I'd head straight up to Vermont through western Massachusetts and make that my adventure. But if you really have to do...
Forum: Americas 08-13-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By apexal
. I would detour through the Adirondacks and...

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I would detour through the Adirondacks and cut over to Vermont via route 186 over the Crown Point Bridge. Avoid Middlebury. Take route 125 or 73 through the mountains. I'd also say avoid...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 99,774
Posted By apexal
. I put my Latitude jacket and pants to the...

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I put my Latitude jacket and pants to the test today. Rode down from midcoast Maine today in the rain, mostly all highway, the last 35 miles in heavy rain. The jacket and pants kept me dry...
Forum: Americas 08-10-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,203
Posted By apexal
. I just checked the rates for the Portland to...

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I just checked the rates for the Portland to Yarmouth ferry and see that they lowered the rates. For one person, motorcycle and a reserved seat the total comes to $199. For some reason a fare of...
Forum: Americas 08-10-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 723
Posted By apexal
. Do a search for Newfoundland and see some of...

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Do a search for Newfoundland and see some of the threads on it. I don't think that you're giving yourself enough time. Are you saying 10 days from Yarmouth and back? Also double check the...
Forum: Americas 08-08-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,975
Posted By apexal
I'd much rather camp than stay in a motel unless...

I'd much rather camp than stay in a motel unless it's really hot or it's raining a lot. I'm a hiker/backpacker and until recently used to do a yearly mountaineering trip out west. So I have the...
Forum: Americas 08-07-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,248
Posted By apexal
This sounds like something to do on a real dirt...

This sounds like something to do on a real dirt bike, not a 500 to 600 pound monster. If I was younger!
Forum: Americas 08-07-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,248
Posted By apexal
Scottie, I had another delay and finally...

Scottie,
I had another delay and finally getting a green light. My plan is leave NH in the afternoon on Aug 11, spend the night in Belfast, Maine, get to NS next day, take the midnight ferry on Aug...
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 99,774
Posted By apexal
My Latitude jacket and pants are nearly brand new...

My Latitude jacket and pants are nearly brand new so I don't see a need to wash them or treat them. I did get in the shower with the jacket, pants and riding boots on, got thoroughly wet including...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,558
Posted By apexal
. The Kanc is a great road but tends to be busy...

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The Kanc is a great road but tends to be busy at times and in some places the speed limits are ridiculously low. Try Rt 122 up through Evans Notch or Rt 26 up through Grafton Notch in Maine. But,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,558
Posted By apexal
. Thanks. I like them, too!

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Thanks. I like them, too!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,558
Posted By apexal
. I'm an old Ducati guy and know about the...

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I'm an old Ducati guy and know about the extra HP from red paint :-)

The rear rack comes right off using the key. Can put stuff in the cavity and can put the passenger seat on in a snap. On my...
Forum: Americas 07-28-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,248
Posted By apexal
. That's what I was thinking. I'll stop in...

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That's what I was thinking. I'll stop in Belfast, Maine for a day or two and maybe 3 days to the ferry.
Forum: Americas 07-27-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,248
Posted By apexal
. Well, after a couple of delays it looks like...

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Well, after a couple of delays it looks like I'm finally going to do my trip to Newfoundland. God willing. I got a new 2014 R1200GS about 6 or 8 weeks ago, it's been serviced and is all decked...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,558
Posted By apexal
. Thanks. I like the TT cases, too, but the...

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Thanks. I like the TT cases, too, but the adventure cases are pretty darn nice, too. Even though the exhaust side case is shaped differently I think that the RKA liner will work. I bought a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,558
Posted By apexal
. a) the rear rack comes off with just a key so...

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a) the rear rack comes off with just a key so I can snap on the passenger seat in a snap. Must keep a place for her so the pegs need to stay.

b) why not touratech cases? Nice cases, very well...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,558
Posted By apexal
. Well, since I started this thread I've been...

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Well, since I started this thread I've been doing the research, buying accessories and having fun doing so. Since the dealer couldn't get GSA rear footpegs in time we went with the Touratech cases...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,558
Posted By apexal
. I'm sorry, the dealer told me what oil to...

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I'm sorry, the dealer told me what oil to use, it doesn't smell and no QC issues to report. And I already know what the best tire is.

I have been buying parts for it though. That's almost as...
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 99,774
Posted By apexal
. Those were the answers that I was looking...

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Those were the answers that I was looking for. I like it when I like the answers :-)
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,558
Posted By apexal
Is this some sort of record? 6 weeks and not a...

Is this some sort of record? 6 weeks and not a single reply to my thread? Gee, I'd almost rather have the search Nazis give me hell for not doing a proper search.
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,757
Posted By apexal
. I would be very reluctant to use stain...

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I would be very reluctant to use stain removers or many of the detergents out there. I'd rather have a stain than wreck the pants. Gortex normally requires special washing instructions and I...
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 99,774
Posted By apexal
Last spring I bought the Latitude Misano jacket...

Last spring I bought the Latitude Misano jacket and the non-Misano Latitude pants. I'm happy with the quality and features and both jacket and pants seem to vent quite well in temperatures up to 90...
Forum: Americas 07-22-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 847
Posted By apexal
I knew that it was expensive but that's robbery! ...

I knew that it was expensive but that's robbery! It's pretty darn expensive even without a room. I'm with you, I'll make the drive. I actually like Route 9 (the air line) to Calais and a couple of...
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