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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By Mtbcoach
Tire pressure below recommended minimum when...

Tire pressure below recommended minimum when cold, riding increases temps, increases pressure, warning goes away...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,763
Posted By Mtbcoach
I did similar ride but picked wife up in Las...

I did similar ride but picked wife up in Las Vegas, then from there to Yellowstone via Zion/Mexican Hat/Moab/etc, in end of June into July. I found the Klim fine with enough vents to manage the heat...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 795
Posted By Mtbcoach
X3 with the above posts... I like mine, they...

X3 with the above posts...

I like mine, they perform well as the others stated. And, would buy them again...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 811
Posted By Mtbcoach
Very close to my year anniversary, dealer is...

Very close to my year anniversary, dealer is taking care of me. Just didn't make sense to me to put in a smaller capacity battery if the space will accommodate it. I can only presume it fits a GSW...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 811
Posted By Mtbcoach
Chiming in just because my battery died on my '14...

Chiming in just because my battery died on my '14 GSA and I didn't find a definitive answer...

Yuasa YTX14BS vs OEM, fit easily without "spacer"...
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 905
Posted By Mtbcoach
Same here, no regrets...

Same here, no regrets...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,556
Posted By Mtbcoach
Karoo 3, I've got 3k miles on mine and look to be...

Karoo 3, I've got 3k miles on mine and look to be ~50% for the rear...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-02-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 21,365
Views: 854,251
Posted By Mtbcoach
I'll keep you posted, over 3k on them now, I can...

I'll keep you posted, over 3k on them now, I can take a pic/measurement when I get home...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-02-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 21,365
Views: 854,251
Posted By Mtbcoach
TKC's were nice on my GSA but life and paved...

TKC's were nice on my GSA but life and paved handling suffered. Today, the Karoo3 is amazing in both worlds, really love the performance on paved roads, wet conditions are very good as well. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 963
Posted By Mtbcoach
Here is an idea...don't scrape your boots and/or...

Here is an idea...don't scrape your boots and/or pants against the foot peg...:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,165
Posted By Mtbcoach
I'd go with JVB advises, even though you can...

I'd go with JVB advises, even though you can manage with 2/3 pigtails now, one never knows when they may add/need more connections.

Doing it once now will make it much easier if things need to get...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 702
Posted By Mtbcoach
If you don't have the "pro plug" plugged in, the...

If you don't have the "pro plug" plugged in, the suspension will return to default setting, just a guess...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,818
Posted By Mtbcoach
Generally, yes...however, someone can damage an...

Generally, yes...however, someone can damage an engine in 6k miles just as much as 20k. I'd ask for any maintanence records and check the bike for how well it was treated...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 22,172
Posted By Mtbcoach
I don't find mine weak, work well into the 40's...

I don't find mine weak, work well into the 40's for me. I think they are very warm to the touch, better with thinner gloves for sure. I'd get them checked out next visit to the dealership, at least...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-14-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 21,365
Views: 854,251
Posted By Mtbcoach
Been buying our trees from them since we moved to...

Been buying our trees from them since we moved to NC 14 years ago. Great family business, always get fresh trees, great service...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,058
Posted By Mtbcoach
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61VZ5eoNgvL....

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61VZ5eoNgvL._SX300_.jpg

Seriously, I set mine up to see off each shoulder, seeing enough of the vehicle behind me but agree with Byrdguy, head on a swivel is...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,846
Posted By Mtbcoach
Well done...:clap :beer

Well done...:clap :beer
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,846
Posted By Mtbcoach
What my owner's manual says, just saying... ...

What my owner's manual says, just saying...

http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t105/mtbcoach/imagejpg1_zps62d5fb7d.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-09-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 21,365
Views: 854,251
Posted By Mtbcoach
heated gear...

I guess I'm simple, just did all Gerbing although I've been confused a bit with the whole company drama.

I found the G3 gloves a good fit for my hands, not overly cumbersome, very effective...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-08-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 21,365
Views: 854,251
Posted By Mtbcoach
I wound up going for a Gerbing jacket liner and...

I wound up going for a Gerbing jacket liner and G3 gloves along with a new Klim balaclava, first ride today using them. I set the controller at 50% and was comfortable to and from work tonight. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,296
Posted By Mtbcoach
Just burning thru tires and fuel, only problem I...

Just burning thru tires and fuel, only problem I have...:D
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,061
Posted By Mtbcoach
Thanks for the update, I'm getting similar...

Thanks for the update, I'm getting similar feedback and results but half your mileage...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,464
Posted By Mtbcoach
Nothing works, what happens? The bike explodes? ...

Nothing works, what happens? The bike explodes? Rolls upside down and quits as soon as it encounters gravel, sand or mud?

I find one must simply exhibit control, feel and explore the traction...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-21-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 21,365
Views: 854,251
Posted By Mtbcoach
Thanks, didn't know that, will have to look into...

Thanks, didn't know that, will have to look into a trip there...



Factory heated units on '14gsa do well...




I've got to try on some of the Gerbing gloves, previous units were bulky...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,464
Posted By Mtbcoach
I really liked the Anakee 3's that came stock on...

I really liked the Anakee 3's that came stock on m '14 GSA. I got over 6k miles before I put on a set of Karoo 3's, they probably have another 500-1000 miles in the rear. I only rode the Anakee's...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,621
Posted By Mtbcoach
Nice job getting your new ride out where it...

Nice job getting your new ride out where it belongs, glad you had fun getting it dirty.

Are you speculating this damage is from debris/rocks coming off the Anakee 3 front tire? In "light...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,543
Posted By Mtbcoach
From my exerience, dispersing the load throughout...

From my exerience, dispersing the load throughout the structure an important design feature also, why I feel a simple addition like this help strengthen the overall integrity of the bars.

And, I...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,543
Posted By Mtbcoach
That product goes a long way to increase the...

That product goes a long way to increase the integrity of the stock protection, good option for sure...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-20-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 21,365
Views: 854,251
Posted By Mtbcoach
Doing so might disprove my theory though...:evil ...

Doing so might disprove my theory though...:evil

I have the need to justify spending $$$ to SWMBO, doing the math for my daily commute of 40+ miles = <1g used on GSA, 4 gal used in cage (Land...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-20-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 21,365
Views: 854,251
Posted By Mtbcoach
I know that the year I invest in it will bring...

I know that the year I invest in it will bring the mildest winter on record...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-20-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 21,365
Views: 854,251
Posted By Mtbcoach
These past few days have me contemplating some...

These past few days have me contemplating some heated gear...

http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t105/mtbcoach/imagejpg1_zps06b9f4d6.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,585
Posted By Mtbcoach
Just the usual stuff... ...

Just the usual stuff...

http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t105/mtbcoach/2014%20R1200GSA/image_zpsda41528f.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,256
Posted By Mtbcoach
I'd recommend the Anakee3's, if you want a bit...

I'd recommend the Anakee3's, if you want a bit more aggresssive tire, I find the Karoo3's fantastic...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 36,193
Posted By Mtbcoach
I'm sure it's a blast to drive, obviously going...

I'm sure it's a blast to drive, obviously going after those more oriented toward the street but I'm cool with my '14GSA...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By Mtbcoach
I almost bought one last week until I found out...

I almost bought one last week until I found out they still can't work the way you (and I) expect them to work. I've been told its Garmin's issue but I'm no expert and staying with my Uclear for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,459
Posted By Mtbcoach
Cool2 And, you've not changed as many incandescent...

And, you've not changed as many incandescent bulbs? Is that because the incandescents are user servicable or that the LED's are more prone to failure.

I can't imagine that the failure rate is...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,216
Posted By Mtbcoach
I have taken both Dynabeads as well as Airsoft...

I have taken both Dynabeads as well as Airsoft pellets out of tires and have not seen any issues inside a tire or wheel. Its just someone who isn't getting paid for a service, needing to find fault...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,216
Posted By Mtbcoach
I used 2+ oz, considering the tire mass and...

I used 2+ oz, considering the tire mass and possibility of chunking a knobby, a little extra doesn't hurt from my experiece.

In my Land Cruiser, love to see the drivers next to me as I come to a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,216
Posted By Mtbcoach
I use airsoft pellets to balance tires, been...

I use airsoft pellets to balance tires, been using them in my Land Cruiser for many years.

However, cupping is another issue IMHO...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-28-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,535
Posted By Mtbcoach
Depends on the unit you have. The newest Sena...

Depends on the unit you have. The newest Sena 20S can do both, my Uclear can't. It's about being able to interupt the music to give Nav prompts, I can have it on Nav or phone, not both.

On my...
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