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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-04-2015, 07:28 PM
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Question Bluetooth Question

My navigator 5 seems to like my scala rider Qz just fine but it can't seem to keep my old Samsung flip phone briefly pairs up and works but within a few moments it drops off...I...
Forum: The Garage 11-30-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Question Somebody Stop Me....

Has anybody out there ever taken the BMW OEM aux led lamp apart? I'm considering using Van's lens paint to tint the lens yellow, and I can't seem to find any info on disassembly of the lamp. Maybe I...
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 379
Question Van's Lens Paint...Anybody try this stuff?

I've been looking for a way to change my OEM LED aux lights from white to amber/yellow and was wondering if any one out there has used this stuff to do the trick....there seems to be several types of...
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,208
Thanks for the tip!

Thanks, J.R.!:D
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 09:48 AM
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Views: 1,208
Question Questions about BMW OEM LED Aux Lights

I was pleasantly surprised with the LED aux lights on my new 2014 Adventure...they seem to light up the sides of the road quite well. I'm aware that there are superior lamps out there in the after...
Forum: Americas 11-09-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 863
Question Getting around the Great Lakes

I'm in the process of planning a ride this summer that will take me California to Florida, Upstate New York, Billings, then home through the Pacific Northwest....most of it covers places at one time...
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 543
Question Amber lens covers for R1200GSW oem fog lamps

Does anybody know where I could find amber lens covers that would work with the oem fog lamps on the new 2014 BMW R1200GSW Adventure?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 912
Cover ups

I like the geza and there are several types of those with all sorts of varying protection levels...which can be as much as 250.00 or more...the last five or six years I've gone with the EZ-Touring...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,535
Me too...

I've never been a "ride off" guy two buddies bikes and mine were all ordered about the same time, and one is barely 140lbs and the other 270...from the comments it doesn't seem that it...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,535

The old style bolts, at least on my bikes, seemed to fail like metal bolts do, fracturing and leaving one half in the keeper(sorry if that's not the right name of the thing) and the other half free...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,535
Don't think it's metal.....

It's number 2, the one on the left in the might be aluminum, but if it is, it's lighter than any type I've ever seen....When you put on the OEM ADV skid plate, you get a little longer...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,535
Question How aqbout them plugs......?

I can see by the responses that every one's either having some fun or had their fun with the old school center stand bolts....but the last part of my initial post seems to remain unaddressed.... Any...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,535
C'mon now Jim...

Sorry if I ruffled your feathers, Jim....I'm not questioning your manhood or doubting if you ride as much as anybody else! I just thought that because garaging a bike in the east might be more common...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,535
Main Stand

My 1999 broke one at about 40,000 miles, My 02 Adventure broke 2 over 48,000 miles, the 06 only had about 5800 when a deer broke it in half, and my 07 broke 3 over 89,000 miles. A couple of my...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,535
Center Stand Revelations

I bet all most every one who ever swung a leg over a GS Has some sort of story about a broken center stand bolt or two(or three or four). When I was putting on the OEM improved skid plate I was...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,789
2 cents worth

I chickened out after realizing that without the knowledge to get that LED headlight out I was more than likely going to break something...the good news was they were gentle at the dealership and...
Forum: Equipment 10-26-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 764

I have to admit that the OEM headlight guard was a bit much for me. I didn't have much trouble with the OEM "Better" skid plate; It didn't come with any mounting instructions, but was easy to figure...
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 764
Headlight Guards for the 14 BMW GSA

:earWhat's the best way to go with a headlight guard for my new Adventure? I went with the OEM because it seems to be a bit more aerodynamic, and despite it being sort of a pain in the drain to...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 455
Question 2014 r12gsadv question...

I was wondering if the traction control/abs on the 2014 Adventure was the same as the S1000RR? If not, what type is it?:norton
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 478
Question 2014 R1200GS Adventure-OE LED Lamps

Are there amber/yellow LED's that would work with AUX Lamps? I like the way they work, but I've always preferred amber/yellow for bad weather performance and their conspicuous nature helps identify...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,691
BMWMOA International Rally

Couldn't make it to the rally this year in Minnesota....anybody know the location for 2015?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 518,426
Question Does the new GSA have an aluminum fuel tank?

I've read that the new bike's got a 7.9 aluminum fuel Long Beach I couldn't really get close enough to check for myself and the BMW guys at the show swore it was plastic....was the BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 518,426
Question off the record...

If looks alone could sell it, IMHO, I'd buy it if I could. I wonder why they would go to an aluminun tank instead of a redesigned plastic? Which would be the lightest? Most durable?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 518,426
Question The 14 BMW 12gs Adv

Saw the next BMW 12GS Adv at the Long Beach Show on Friday night, and I liked it more in person than in most pictures I've seen....I 'd read in the BMW press release that it had a 7.9 gallon Aluminum...
Forum: The Garage 11-17-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Question Heated Grips trouble shooting...

A question or two about heated grips...on my 2007 GSA one of the grips(the right one) has stopped there any thing to I can do to fix an issue like this or should I consider replaceing...
Forum: The Garage 11-12-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 748
Question Replace front brake rotors...was denken sie?

Seems like there are more than one way to go with replacement front rotors on my 2007 R1200 GS Adventure...bikes got 80,000 plus and the fronts are right at minimum thickness...are there aftermarket...
Forum: Hacks 08-25-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 966
Question Two Wheel Drive

There's a Dutch made ADV bike with an 800cc turbo diesel thats All Wheel drive, as well as a CVT transmission that's been around for a few years...if I'm not mistaken it's a triple that's also used...
Forum: Hacks 08-25-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 966
Question All Wheel drive on a side hack?

Just wondering if any one has ever attempted to try one of the current 2WD systems on a bike w/sidecar, and if said system could be made to power the hack's wheel as well?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 863
Any Ideas what this might be?

I've got an 07 Adventure with 78,000 miles of mostly trouble free miles on it; Reasonable issues have occured some due to me and others the bike but nothing that wasn't easty to fix or covered by my...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11,475
Views: 2,282,776
"Truth is as Truth was, and is still......

My first GS was a 1999 alpine white model. The next was a 2002 R1150 "Adventure". While my wife and I were on the road back from the 'MoA rally in Redmond 2000, I think....any way it was easy to see...
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 915
Question Gloves and fitting; Alterations

Most of the time over the years when I put on my motorcycle specific gloves, I'd just sort of shut up and ride....but one thing stands out as to which ones were my favorites; No matter what they cost...
Forum: Face plant 02-11-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 44,547
...Try doing it on a cruiser with solid wheels....

...Try doing it on a cruiser with solid wheels....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2012, 05:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,473
Upgrade the Springs!

I'm very happy with the rebuild Race Tech did on the stock Showa on my 07 GS Adventure...Gold Valve Kit and new Eibach Spring matched to my weight...I'm a big guy (310lbs) and it transformed the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Thumb Rebuild is an option

Race Tech rebuilt the rear showa on my 07 Adv for about 500.00. Included new Eibach spring matched to my weight,Gold valve upgrade,new collars for the spring, and installed a schrader valve to make...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Thumb I Hear you!

About 18months ago while I was down recovering from surgery I had the guys at Racetech rebuild and modify the stock rear shock; They put their gold valve in it, added a schrader valve so it could be...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,293
Thumb H11 Conversion to HID

I've got a very nice 3000k kit from and it's the best I've seen so far.$149.00 includes two slim 35-55w ballasts with two very nice adaptors for your fog lights...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Question Front shock for my 07 Adventure

Anyone gone Race Tech G3-S on the front of their GS? Any opinions welcomed.:ear
Forum: Racing 08-27-2012, 02:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,528
Thumb Wow!!!! I just can't believe that every race...

Wow!!!! I just can't believe that every race seems better than the last...even I can see that these bikes are more than a match for each other.No matter who your pulling for, there has been hope and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-04-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 591
Thumb Consider this...

You should be able to make it to the Chateau at the Oregon Caves by about 2 p.m.....I left Visalia about 6 to 6:30a and think it was about 3:30p when I checked in.The Chateau is very cool if you're...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,510
Thumb Best investment you can make....

I'm not very talented as a mechanic, but I can say as an owner of an 1100,1150, and a couple of 1200's that one of the most important things to "Torque" correctly is that rear wheel...when things...
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