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Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2,231
Views: 345,462
Posted By 2xrboys
Vario Weight

Can't vouch for the accuracy of the scale, but my varios weigh 15.0 Lb/Right and 14.6 Lb/Left. Though the left one is bigger, the higher weight of the right case may be due to the metal heat guard. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2013, 04:11 AM
Replies: 2,231
Views: 345,462
Posted By 2xrboys
Rox Risers

Any news out there on the availability of Rox risers?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,012,024
Posted By 2xrboys
That has been my experience also.

That has been my experience also.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 2,231
Views: 345,462
Posted By 2xrboys
The RDL is very comfy. It is taller, especially...

The RDL is very comfy. It is taller, especially in the front and center of the seat. On my last GS, I made the mistake of riding the bike 5 years before adding the seat. Ordered this one in...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2,231
Views: 345,462
Posted By 2xrboys
Russell saddle, x-tall calsci windshield, OEM...

Russell saddle, x-tall calsci windshield, OEM lowered pegs, gps and vario bags. Waiting for some bar risers to complete "tall rider" setup, Clearwater Darla lights on order. That will complete...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,133
Posted By 2xrboys
My opinion is, if you want a lesson in physics go...

My opinion is, if you want a lesson in physics go to the calsci website. If you want the best shield made for the GS or RT, go to the aeroflow site. The sport or touring is personal preference. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,012,024
Posted By 2xrboys
Optional LED lights

Has anyone out there purchased the optional led lights that mount under the beak on each side? I will be adding some leds to my bike and these look like they would be a nice clean installation with...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,012,024
Posted By 2xrboys
Anyone out there try fitting 2" rox risers...

Anyone out there try fitting 2" rox risers yet?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,012,024
Posted By 2xrboys
Picked up a white one today, premium package...

Picked up a white one today, premium package w/alloy wheels. It has everything I want, not a light guy so don't care it doesn't have led headlight. Don't think the $1k upcharge to get the led is...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2013, 03:12 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,012,024
Posted By 2xrboys
Are the vario bags the same dimensions as the...

Are the vario bags the same dimensions as the previous model just with the exhaust cut out on the opposite side?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,012,024
Posted By 2xrboys
Can any of you lucky guys who have taken delivery...

Can any of you lucky guys who have taken delivery fill us in on what the control wheel on the left grip does. Does it just control the gps and not the on board computer as well. If so, what...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,761
Posted By 2xrboys
I am getting a set put on this weekend. These...

I am getting a set put on this weekend. These are obviously not knobbies, but they do look a bit more aggressive in person than the pictures convey. I compared them at the shop with the trail...
Forum: Vendors 07-28-2009, 04:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,070
Posted By 2xrboys
Sent an email, another 1 closer.

Sent an email, another 1 closer.
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2008, 04:33 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,602
Posted By 2xrboys
Great trip report. I am PO of Dane's 1150 and...

Great trip report. I am PO of Dane's 1150 and really enjoying seeing the bike on a trip like this. I hope it treated him well throughout the adventure.
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2008, 04:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,429
Posted By 2xrboys
TT pegs

Do the TT pegs provide a lowered peg position or are they the same as OEM?
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2008, 05:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By 2xrboys
I also went from a Dakar to an X. Compared to...

I also went from a Dakar to an X. Compared to the X, the Dakar is not only a total mut in the dirt but also a mut on the highway. X has much more fun factor in both areas which, for me, overrides...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2007, 05:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,594
Posted By 2xrboys
Four stroke - Honda XR400 turns quick, lots of...

Four stroke - Honda XR400 turns quick, lots of torque
Two Stroke - KTM 200exc enough power , very light
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2007, 02:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,070
Posted By 2xrboys
tank panniers

I have Mt Sun on one bike and Aerostitch on another. Mt Sun are more expensive but much larger (fits good on 1150gs) and are built very well. I like them a lot more than the aerostitch.
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2007, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5,796
Views: 1,031,644
Posted By 2xrboys
Mine has cut out twice while slow going over...

Mine has cut out twice while slow going over large rocks/holes. Pulled clutch and restarted without stopping bike but something is not right. Hope it is as simple as the kick stand switch.
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2007, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5,796
Views: 1,031,644
Posted By 2xrboys
range

Anyone have info on mileage or range yet for the x challenge? My reserve light comes on around 90 miles indicating a range far less than the claimed 150 mi. This with most miles so far on pavement...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2007, 02:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 14,976
Posted By 2xrboys
g650x

I went through the same decision process. Already have a dakar and was looking for a dual sport. Test drove the KTM a couple times and couldn't get past the vibrations. Enduro models are only...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2007, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5,796
Views: 1,031,644
Posted By 2xrboys
g650x

Got my new x bike home today. So far, love it. Has much more power and fun factor than my dakar. On pavement, picks up the front wheel with ease. Have not been on trails yet as it is a sloppy...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2007, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5,796
Views: 1,031,644
Posted By 2xrboys
x challenge

Saw the X yesterday in Chicago and liked it a lot. I was hoping the bike was not too small since it looks small on the photos. Not the case. I am 6'5 and it fit me real well. Small tank was a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2006, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 823
Posted By 2xrboys
I have bought both a new 650gs and used dakar and...

I have bought both a new 650gs and used dakar and here is what I would look for:

model year 2003 or newer

Low miles. You can get a low mileage bike for the same price as a well used bike if...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2006, 09:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By 2xrboys
I have owned both and currently have the Dakar. ...

I have owned both and currently have the Dakar. If you are comfortable with the ride height, the Dakar is the obvious choice. When buying new, for $500 you get a wind screen, 21" front wheel, hand...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2006, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By 2xrboys
I did it. Spent about a half hour with various...

I did it. Spent about a half hour with various screwdrivers used as a lever while the springs flew around the garage busting holes in the drywall. Thought for a while I may have to break out safety...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2006, 04:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 969
Posted By 2xrboys
f650

A great beginner bike and fun to ride, too. I bought one to introduce my 17 year old son into riding. Has plenty of power but does not rev very fast so it is easy to control. Feels light and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2006, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,481
Posted By 2xrboys
xr400

I rode an xr400 for about 3 years and bought another for my son to learn dirt riding. He rode it for about 2 years. I think it is a great beginners bike. Has lots of torque so less prone to stall....
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2006, 02:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,428
Posted By 2xrboys
Nice bike Max. What kind of front fender is that...

Nice bike Max. What kind of front fender is that and where did you get it?
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2004, 04:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,597
Posted By 2xrboys
I looked for a used BMW topcase as I couldn't see...

I looked for a used BMW topcase as I couldn't see paying $600 for a plastic box. Ended up getting a new GIVI 46 and mount for about $250 and am happy I didn't find a BMW case. The givi is a quality...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-02-2004, 05:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,114
Posted By 2xrboys
Murphy, NC

Will be spending a week in Murphy, NC in July riding 1150gs W/SO and son on 650gs. Any suggestions on lesser known roads in the area that I don't want to miss. Thanks for your response.
Forum: Vendors 05-21-2004, 02:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,810
Posted By 2xrboys
Bought a new 650 gs form Chicago BMW last fall. ...

Bought a new 650 gs form Chicago BMW last fall. Got a good price on the bike and was happy. They gave me a 10 day temporary tag. Getting the title took 7 weeks. Required me to park it or ride...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2003, 05:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,776
Posted By 2xrboys
I bought a corbin and sent it back. It weighed a...

I bought a corbin and sent it back. It weighed a ton and you needed to bang it with a good sized mallet to get it to secure on the bike. The fit and finish was terrible especially considering the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2003, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 957
Posted By 2xrboys
f650gs,good bike?

I am looking to buy a F650 gs. I was wondering i f anyone had one and if they liked and if it had enought power. I am looking to ride mostly on the highway and some jeep trails. Probably %90 highway...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2003, 04:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,229
Posted By 2xrboys
650 Dakar exhaust

Anyone have any experience with after market exhaust for the f650 Dakar. The stock exhaust appears big, heavy and sure to rob a lot of power. Would like to know what is available regarding cost,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2003, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,106
Posted By 2xrboys
I am 6'5" and am using a Aeroflow Tall after...

I am 6'5" and am using a Aeroflow Tall after spending a year with the stock shield and about 6 months with a Parabellum Tall. The turbulence off the stock shield beat me up and had to wear earplugs...
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2003, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 835
Posted By 2xrboys
I installed a parabellum tall on my 1150GS which...

I installed a parabellum tall on my 1150GS which already had hand gaurds. The guards hit the shield with about an inch of handlebar travel left in each direction. Doesn't sound like much but really...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2003, 07:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By 2xrboys
gs tires

I am ready to replace the original tourance tires on an 1150gs. I ride 99% touring or twisty asphalt. Am looking for suggestions on tires that may be better suited for these conditions,,or get...
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