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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,018
Posted By dsy
Though of this thread today when I went to the...

Though of this thread today when I went to the bank and saw the empty handicap slot 20 feet from the door. While a full size van with a handicap placard hanging from his mirror is parked entirely...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,403
Posted By dsy
Same deal here. I stand on throttle side and put...

Same deal here. I stand on throttle side and put some weight on my peg to take out some of the lean while she gets on from low side. Once she is onto the pillion seat, I step on from the high side...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,499
Posted By dsy
The instructions look like they are for the GSW...

The instructions look like they are for the GSW not the GSAW on the adventure they usually pick up the power from the stock fog light connectors. All plug and play. Three hrs for an install sounds...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,499
Posted By dsy
Pretty sure that all happens with the plug and...

Pretty sure that all happens with the plug and play harness from Clearwater on the gsw also. The horn was the only thing I had to tap into on mine. From the instructions it looks like that all...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,499
Posted By dsy
I installed Erica's on my 12 gsa and did not have...

I installed Erica's on my 12 gsa and did not have to cut into any of the stock harness. I was just looking at the instructions for the gsaw and did not see anything about having to cut into or tap...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 762,920
Posted By dsy
Its not cheap to bottle up the sun like that. ...

Its not cheap to bottle up the sun like that. The machining on those lights reminds me of a fine gun, so yes you pay a premium for that kind of quality made in the USA.
AdvDesigns had them...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 762,920
Posted By dsy
LOL, pic is taken from low angle. Sitting in the...

LOL, pic is taken from low angle. Sitting in the saddle there is no blockage of the cluster.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 762,920
Posted By dsy
Clearwater Ericas installed

Finally installed my new Clearwater Erica lights. Was going to do a write up of the install but installing these on my
2012 GSA was so straight forward easy that a detailed write up seemed a...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,219
Posted By dsy
Just picked my bike up from the dealer today....

Just picked my bike up from the dealer today. 2012 GSA 29,000 hard miles on it, and the front ESA shock blew out coming home from work Christmas eve. Not sure if it was temp related but it was 15...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,933
Posted By dsy
Everyone seems to have their own view of whether...

Everyone seems to have their own view of whether or not they work.
Like any other tool if you don't know how to use it, they don't work.
I have been running one since the early days of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,111
Posted By dsy
Another vote for the extensions.. They also help...

Another vote for the extensions.. They also help keep the left painner cleaner.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,342
Posted By dsy
Wrong Radar detectors are completely legal...

Wrong

Radar detectors are completely legal to use in non-commercial vehicles in 49 states. Virginia and Washington DC are the only places in the United States that currently ban radar detectors....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 108,649
Posted By dsy
Was really hoping that when he said he had not...

Was really hoping that when he said he had not gone through the video yet, she would have asked if he was willing to turn it over to police to let them look for it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 108,649
Posted By dsy
Judging from some of these responses, what makes...

Judging from some of these responses, what makes you think they're were not? :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 108,649
Posted By dsy
No reason to even have to look at :asshat ...

No reason to even have to look at :asshat

http://imageshack.us/a/img405/8930/9tp1.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,342
Posted By dsy
:D It does... 39 years of running one with no...

:D It does... 39 years of running one with no moving violations does make me feel good. I'm always 10 over, and the leo's I know say they wont bother someone for that long as your not being an...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,342
Posted By dsy
Yes if your going to ride or drive like a fool...

Yes if your going to ride or drive like a fool and think they are going to save you, then you would be better off to save your money for your fines.
If your a cautious 10mph over driver that just...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 108,649
Posted By dsy
Hired :rofl thats funny. Seems attention...

Hired :rofl thats funny.

Seems attention WHORES have no limits to how low they will go to get their puss on TV :puke2
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,819
Posted By dsy
All too often is does seem like they are trying...

All too often is does seem like they are trying to hit us
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,819
Posted By dsy
Noise does not seem to have anything to do with...

Noise does not seem to have anything to do with it. Yesterday I had a blue hair in a cage looking right at me as I entered into an intersection going straight on a green light. I'm wearing high vis,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,342
Posted By dsy
Probably. On the other hand, riding with a...

Probably. On the other hand, riding with a little common sense and a good early warning device, there should be no reason to even have that conversation with LEO. :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,257
Posted By dsy
My twins. Both take me where most don't venture....

My twins. Both take me where most don't venture. :D

http://imageshack.us/a/img833/5196/raf5.jpg

http://imageshack.us/a/img138/1489/fjp9.jpg




Doug
Forum: Vendors 07-02-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 326,984
Posted By dsy
Got the painner liners this morning Brady. ...

Got the painner liners this morning Brady. Really nice work and fast delivery. :clap Will be contacting you after we get back from our adventure for some more goodies.
Thanks again :D
Doug
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 762,920
Posted By dsy
Stebel install

Installed my Stebel Nautilus horn on my GSA with ESA over the weekend.
I wanted to make sure I got the compressor mounted as close to vertical as possible like the instructions called for to avoid...
Forum: Vendors 06-24-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 326,984
Posted By dsy
Sent you a PM Brady :D Doug

Sent you a PM Brady :D
Doug
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 820
Posted By dsy
About 125 miles today and as long as I was...

About 125 miles today and as long as I was rolling the voltage was reading btw 14.5 to 14.7 the entire time. Only time it dropped to around 13.2v was when I was sitting at lights at idle. So...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2013, 04:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 820
Posted By dsy
I hope so :huh Had really never given it much...

I hope so :huh Had really never given it much thought before. My Escort radar detector has a system voltage display that I have had turned on, and those are the voltages I've been seeing. I just...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By dsy
Yes, they can do a taller saddle if you want....

Yes, they can do a taller saddle if you want. Give them a call to check out the options. And yes the they have the same adjustable heights as the stock in the front and rear.
Doug
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 820
Posted By dsy
My on board volt meter usually shows 14.7 - 14.8 ...

My on board volt meter usually shows 14.7 - 14.8 when I start out then settles out to 14.5 after a while. 2012 GSA
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By dsy
I'm the same height with a 36" inseam, and when I...

I'm the same height with a 36" inseam, and when I ordered my saddle they talked me out of the extra 1" Said to try it out at the reg height and if I wanted I could send it back for the extra...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By dsy
Yes I like my gadgets. :rofl The on off...

Yes I like my gadgets. :rofl

The on off switch is the controllers you see in the pic. Temp is variable from off to roast your chestnuts. I rode all last winter and they heat up very fast. There...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By dsy
I mounted my controllers for the Sargent dual...

I mounted my controllers for the Sargent dual heated seats like this. Love the toasty buns when the temps are down.

Took a couple pieces of flat aluminum from home depot and drilled holes in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 762,920
Posted By dsy
Remote Led for Escort Radar detector

Bought a new Escort radar detector for an upcoming cross country run. Picked up a new Redline detector so needed to make a new led remote for it as I'm going to keep the old detector in the Jeep....
Forum: Trip Planning 05-19-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 35,846
Posted By dsy
"I've Been Everywhere" Johnny Cash version....

"I've Been Everywhere" Johnny Cash version. :1drink

Doug
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,218,250
Posted By dsy
Great Pic's, Brought back good memories. We did...

Great Pic's, Brought back good memories. We did the same run 2 years ago over 4 days. We did it in the Jeep though. We want to go back on bikes next time.
Doug...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,365
Posted By dsy
Has anyone tried using this type headlight...

Has anyone tried using this type headlight protection film?
http://www.xpel.com/products/Headlamp_closeups/headlight_protection_sports_car.html...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 762,920
Posted By dsy
Made the mistake of stopping by HF yesterday. ...

Made the mistake of stopping by HF yesterday. They had that lift on sale for $349. and then the 20% off coupon on top of that. 70% off, I could not resist. Man that sucker is big. The crate just...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,092
Posted By dsy
100% agree on that. Again, I would not dream of...

100% agree on that. Again, I would not dream of getting on the bike without my full face helmet, and I just shake my head when I see others without, but it should be their choice. Not myself or the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-23-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,092
Posted By dsy
Then why is it not a nation wide law? Why do...

Then why is it not a nation wide law? Why do some states feel the need to impose the will of a few on everyone. Bloomberg comes to mind.

Sent from my DROID BIONIC using Tapatalk 2
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-23-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,092
Posted By dsy
This is a clueless argument. Those laws are all...

This is a clueless argument. Those laws are all in place to protect the other users of the road. Dictating to me that I have to wear a helmet has nothing to do with protecting you.
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