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Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By andy3d
Call my BMW dealer (Ventura BMW) not only will...

Call my BMW dealer (Ventura BMW) not only will they fix it under the warranty but they will collect the bike from my house to save me the 25 mile ride - I guess it's unsafe with the speed being out! ...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By andy3d
Will do.

Will do.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By andy3d
speedo needle slipped about 30mph out!

I started my bike, 2013 R1200GS, and noticed that the speedo needle has somehow slipped out?!? It is reading about 30mph slower than I'm going - compared with navigation.
Anyone else see this...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-26-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 459
Posted By andy3d
suspension on 2013 bike

I've read a lot of posts on how poor the front suspension is on the F800gs. I know on my 2013 bike bmw updated the front forks. How much better are they if any better?

They seem fine to me but...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-23-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By andy3d
beautiful. now go get some mud and scratches on...

beautiful. now go get some mud and scratches on her!
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-23-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,643
Posted By andy3d
I just pulled the trigger on some Woody wheels....

I just pulled the trigger on some Woody wheels. :D
21"x1.6 front and 18"x2.5 rear:clap
I'm really looking forward to being able to have all the choice in dirt tires.
.... I can't wait... I think...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-19-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 102,709
Posted By andy3d
you need to ask for new bar end weights (free)...

you need to ask for new bar end weights (free) then it's just straight bold on.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-18-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 102,709
Posted By andy3d
highway dirt bikes hand guards

I use to have the touratech ones but they finally cracked. So I went looking for the strongest ones I could find!

http://www.highwaydirtbikes.com/HDB_Shop/
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Forum: Parallel Universe 02-18-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,643
Posted By andy3d
Great advice GPHusky250, Thank you. I've been...

Great advice GPHusky250, Thank you.
I've been on the fence about the scott steering stabilizer as it's a lot of $$. Do you have one? did you find it helped? Everything else I have - all I really...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-17-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,643
Posted By andy3d
That's my new front:D but they only do a rear in...

That's my new front:D but they only do a rear in 18"
http://motorcycle.michelinman.com/Tires/MICHELIN-Desert-Race#dim
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-17-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,643
Posted By andy3d
or a tire like this!:rofl ...

or a tire like this!:rofl
http://youtu.be/CLLs8xEqAKA?t=4m3s
Check the climb at 4m3s :clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-17-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,643
Posted By andy3d
Thanks for weighing in. It's all dirt and sand,...

Thanks for weighing in. It's all dirt and sand, something that will help in deep sand would be great - all mojave desert conditions. :ear
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-17-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,835
Posted By andy3d
http://youtu.be/Re2A9UJzSBw?t=1h10m checkout...

http://youtu.be/Re2A9UJzSBw?t=1h10m

checkout this link at time 1h10m :lift
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-17-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,643
Posted By andy3d
i knew this would happen :hung - I did loads of...

i knew this would happen :hung
- I did loads of searches, and for rear only found tires going from the tkc80's 40/60 dirt road to more road bias. I found ideas on going 18" on the rear but not a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-17-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,643
Posted By andy3d
best off road rear tire

It seem that for our front we can choose just about any off road tire we like. MT-21, d606 are popular for more offroad bias.

But for the rear! The best I'm finding the the tkc80. I'd love the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,456
Posted By andy3d
Very useful thanks - and I just ordered your...

Very useful thanks - and I just ordered your DVD:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,071
Posted By andy3d
Just ordered the P3 lights. I'll tap power for my...

Just ordered the P3 lights. I'll tap power for my led strip off them and have no more warning light:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,071
Posted By andy3d
just realized that my "lamp" warning comes on now...

just realized that my "lamp" warning comes on now :eek1
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-07-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,772
Posted By andy3d
I have the alt rider bars and crashes on them...

I have the alt rider bars and crashes on them many times - I finally bent in the one side and had to order again. I like their bash plate too.

I'm sure you won't go wrong with either.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,071
Posted By andy3d
I'll check out the P3s. In the mean time I put...

I'll check out the P3s. In the mean time I put this led strip on seemed to work find tapping of the brake line power. Anything demanding more power stopped the light form working. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-07-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 149,955
Posted By andy3d
I did either! It's a flickr thing - lets you...

I did either! It's a flickr thing - lets you scroll though your photostream. I had to delete the pictures of me doing naughty things!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,071
Posted By andy3d
R1200GSW extra brake light

Hi
I'd like to up my visibility when breaking. I don't think the '13 GS brake lights are very bright at all. I was going to cut into the wiring and add an extra LED light but thought I would...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-06-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 149,955
Posted By andy3d
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Forum: Parallel Universe 02-06-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 149,955
Posted By andy3d
going on the cheap! I added these led lights....

going on the cheap!
I added these led lights. 15W each (1500lm) they are brighter than the BMW adventure fog LED lights on my R1200GSW and only $75 each.
I attached with a 0.50c clamp from...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 16,368
Posted By andy3d
Got my new GSW and love it! what a great bike. ...

Got my new GSW and love it! what a great bike.
These are my two babies....:evil

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Forum: Parallel Universe 02-03-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 824
Posted By andy3d
not the best looking but I love her! <iframe...

not the best looking but I love her!
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Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 16,368
Posted By andy3d
Talking the 1190 Adventure has more HP than the GSW....

the 1190 Adventure has more HP than the GSW. However if you look the the dyno charts for of both in real world riding (or how I ride anyway!) between 2k-6k rpm the GSW is putting out more HP and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-25-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 824
Posted By andy3d
I broke my speedo when I when crashed into the...

I broke my speedo when I when crashed into the only pole in a field! . The computer still works so I can see my gas/trip/miles so instead of risking a used one or paying the $1000 for a replacement...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 16,368
Posted By andy3d
I know - makes no logic! I really should be...

I know - makes no logic! I really should be getting the new GSW. I guess it comes down to on the road I ride really well and it's easy where on the dirt i need all the help I can get!
... and in...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-23-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,217
Posted By andy3d
What is the clip on thingy? I'd like to try that.

What is the clip on thingy? I'd like to try that.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 16,368
Posted By andy3d
Obviously not based on any scientific testing and...

Obviously not based on any scientific testing and who knows what outside factors were at play but.....
I did a ride with my friend he was on his 990 and me on the F800GS. We hit a few miles of...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 16,368
Posted By andy3d
I just ordered the 1190 Adventure R over the GSW....

I just ordered the 1190 Adventure R over the GSW. There is no doubting the GS is a better road bike. I really wanted one but I want the better off road bike (21" front, etc) as that where I ride 20%...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-21-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,217
Posted By andy3d
It's does not fit.

It's does not fit.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-21-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 956
Posted By andy3d
thanks all for the feedback. I've paid my deposit...

thanks all for the feedback. I've paid my deposit and on the waiting list - should have her in 3 weeks :clap
Forum: Orange Crush 01-21-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,658
Posted By andy3d
I've put down my deposit for Adventure R and next...

I've put down my deposit for Adventure R and next in line to get one hopefully with in the next 3 weeks. I really want one and feel for the people who have had problems but I do and must believe that...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-19-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 956
Posted By andy3d
great feedback and puts all my worries to rest....

great feedback and puts all my worries to rest. coloktmGS (http://advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=15691) sum it up well - it's the 'spirit' of the bike that is making me choose the R over the new...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-19-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 956
Posted By andy3d
1190 Adventure - Heat and comfort feedback please.

Hi All

I'm about to buy the 1190 adventure R model. After much research I have two main worries and would love any feedback from current owners.

1) heat from under the engine. I will be...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-16-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,658
Posted By andy3d
thanks for the link: "4. Dust in air box, this...

thanks for the link:
"4. Dust in air box, this hasn't been a problem for me as I've only had my bike for 2 weeks and I haven't been off-road yet, my local dealer told me there is a recall on the...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-16-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,658
Posted By andy3d
1190 Adventure problems, start , dust

I want to by the 2014 1190 adventure R, but I'm always weary of buying the first iteration of a new model. Do you guys think the 2014 model coming to the USA has these types of problems fixed?
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-07-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,217
Posted By andy3d
I use the kaoko throttle lock with the TT hand...

I use the kaoko throttle lock with the TT hand guards and have the HDB on order to arrive monday. I'll let you know if it fits and send some pictures.
I do recommend the Kaoko, works well and tough...
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