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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-23-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By mx125
I happened to see on another thread that a garmin...

I happened to see on another thread that a garmin rep told the customer it would not be fixed. Audiobooks were not listed as a supported feature. I was shocked. The lack of pride Garmin would be...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-28-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By mx125
Wow. Your volume workaround worked for me. ...

Wow. Your volume workaround worked for me. Very strange. I don't know how you figured that out??!
I submitted formal request to Garmin.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-28-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By mx125
Mostly NPR . As an update. Someone on the...

Mostly NPR .

As an update. Someone on the GPS forum informed me it was a known issue . .at least for him . . and he found a temporary workaround until a fix is made (if ever!). I'll report it...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-28-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By mx125
I am on 2.60. I will do as you suggest. ...

I am on 2.60. I will do as you suggest. Thanks again.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-28-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By mx125
Thanks very much. And good question. I will...

Thanks very much. And good question. I will do that. The person i spoke to in oem support did not know what a podcast was. He suggested i download the audible app. I'm familiar with the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-28-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By mx125
That's depressing news, but possibly good news if...

That's depressing news, but possibly good news if the volume fix works. That's really strange. So even with headset attached (usually locks volume, no?) if I change master volume slightly it...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-28-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By mx125
Zumo 660 / Nav V and podcasts!

I posted on boxer forum but didnt realize there was a GPS discussion.

My new NAV V will play music mp3's (created from and within itunes) but any podcasts or mp3 format audiobooks copied over,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-28-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By mx125
Question for Navigator V owners who listen to podcasts

I just bought a nav5. VERY strange problem. When I copy and paste mp3 songs (created in iTunes) from iTunes, they play fine. When I copy mp3 podcasts in iTunes or audiobooks in mp3 format ....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,303
Posted By mx125
That makes sense. I doubt there is a min "lumen"...

That makes sense. I doubt there is a min "lumen" output reg. But maybe it's a case by case...which would mean time and cost for BMW. My manual shows a "DLIGHT" setting but it is missing when I...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,303
Posted By mx125
That's interesting about the GT/RT. That...

That's interesting about the GT/RT. That confirms it. It makes me wonder if one could reprogram to uk (and US?) style. I like the idea of the ambient light sensor turning on the main on and off...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,303
Posted By mx125
Oh ok. So you think the new "linear" LEDs are a...

Oh ok. So you think the new "linear" LEDs are a specific exemption that applied to cars but motorcycles don't have that hybrid exemption? How does the 1600gt and new RT get away with with rings? ...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,303
Posted By mx125
That's odd. My VW has a row of LEDs for daytime...

That's odd. My VW has a row of LEDs for daytime running (like Audi or the BMW car rings) and they are legal. So others confirm that their LC with led always runs the main with the led ring??
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,303
Posted By mx125
Is my LC running light working correctly?

I have the led headlight. All the pictures I see of the led gs in daylight have only the sideways "c" led. The literature says that the main turns on in a tunnel with the light sensor etc.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,259
Posted By mx125
Sounds like i'm using the right technique anyway....

Sounds like i'm using the right technique anyway. I tried it again and cruise will actually disengage if I fully pull clutch. I think at the position I set the clutch lever the pull wasn't...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,259
Posted By mx125
Perfect. Thanks guys. That's exactly what I...

Perfect. Thanks guys. That's exactly what I needed . . .
I'll take it back in. Although I fear solution . .if it's all CPU based (not in the switch) it could be elusive fix for them.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,259
Posted By mx125
Question for those with BMW cruise control

I've had my lc for a month or so. BMW cruise was installed after delivery due to delay (they said it was plug and play).

Question for those that have BMW cruise. The manual says clutch will...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By mx125
Unfortunately, my er6's wired failed and sadly no...

Unfortunately, my er6's wired failed and sadly no real replacement. I would "prefer" an earplug and normal speaker setup if it works well. I'm going to head over to seek out the Sena threads. ...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By mx125
Right. Ok . . .that makes sense. Agreed that...

Right. Ok . . .that makes sense. Agreed that Garmin really should make more of an effort to build some flexibility into their BT.

But important point on the Sena SMH10. I'm definitely...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By mx125
Well . . that's a spectacular answer! Not great...

Well . . that's a spectacular answer! Not great news. .as you described . . but completely and thoroughly answers my question. I appreciate it . .and think I'm starting to understand the...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By mx125
Confused! Help from users.What are connection options for Nav I4, headset, and iPhone

I know there are bits and pieces in a million threads, but I'm completely confused!

I have a bike on order with the Nav4, own an iPhone and need to order headset. Without getting into headset...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,564
Posted By mx125
I wish I could recall the specifics . . I should...

I wish I could recall the specifics . . I should know! . . ..but it was part of one of the packages . .not a solo item, so hard to define. Might have been the dynamic package? I'll dig out my...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,564
Posted By mx125
That's great feedback. I'm actually surprised...

That's great feedback. I'm actually surprised how overwhelmingly positive the input. Especially the comment from "wildy" that HID's are done and this is the future! That is quite an...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,564
Posted By mx125
No problem. I had the same thought as...

No problem. I had the same thought as you...wasn't sure it was ready for prime time. Debating the option list and thought I ask some new owners. I'm surprised more hasn't been posted already...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,564
Posted By mx125
I was referring to the factory option LED...

I was referring to the factory option LED headlight offered on the new GS
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,564
Posted By mx125
New LED headlight . . . Real world feedback?

I've seen the odd random shot of them in daylight or showroom, but wondering what owners think in real night use.

It is whiter and brighter than the stock in use at night? Longer throw. ....
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-30-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,073
Posted By mx125
Thanks Pete. And good suggestion Re: taking it...

Thanks Pete. And good suggestion Re: taking it in for the non-oil related service.

Sounds like I have to bite the bullet and pay them their $120 bucks if I want firmware and hidden faults...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-30-2011, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,073
Posted By mx125
Thanks for that. I'll give Budds a call . . I...

Thanks for that. I'll give Budds a call . . I know they have a reputation for Motorrad expertise.

However, the cost aspect still really irks me as, in this case, it's not just ramped up rates...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-29-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,073
Posted By mx125
First service question

I'm looking for thoughts on first service for F800R. Dealer is quoting close to $300. My understanding it is oil change only (parts $52). Service person gave me a story about computer updates, brake...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,569
Posted By mx125
Thanks for the insight. It's good to hear the...

Thanks for the insight. It's good to hear the direct GS comparison. I think it might make a fun season or two bike for me. The GS was/is a bike i had trouble getting rid of . . . i still think it's...
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,569
Posted By mx125
Thnaks GB. I know what you mean about the flat...

Thnaks GB. I know what you mean about the flat foot. Everything since my GS feels very strange. RT included. I'm a little dissappointed that you didn't like it. . .i've been mildly considering...
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,569
Posted By mx125
Hey GB. I thought I would ask if you've ridden...

Hey GB. I thought I would ask if you've ridden the 800ST? I know you had at GS (as I did) and guess you've tested most. Do you have any thoughts?
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2010, 07:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,569
Posted By mx125
Thanks guys. Agreed . . it's too bad they...

Thanks guys. Agreed . . it's too bad they haven't unified their approach. By the way LBS . . . how do you like your ST? What other bikes have you owned?
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,569
Posted By mx125
F800ST switchgear question

This is an easy one . . but without going into a dealer I can't see the answer online.

Do the new model F800 bikes have the conventional one button indicator switches (like the newer K1300GT) or...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2009, 05:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,702
Posted By mx125
I'll chime in with my experience. I've...

I'll chime in with my experience. I've transported my GS many times on a motorcycle trailer (just not in the pick-up) and definitely don't use the handlebars. The straps over the lower...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2009, 04:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,702
Posted By mx125
Can I ask what you used to get it up there? I...

Can I ask what you used to get it up there? I find that other than backing up to a ditch or hill to get a flat loading approach without to the tailgate, I can't find a cost effective/safe ramp. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2009, 05:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,576
Posted By mx125
Thanks again. I appreciate it!

Thanks again. I appreciate it!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2009, 07:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,576
Posted By mx125
Great. Understood. 2 hours labour is very fair...

Great. Understood. 2 hours labour is very fair . . .and agree that it's probably a touch more now.

Thanks again guys! Perfect info.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2009, 07:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,576
Posted By mx125
Thanks guys. And GB . .I didn't realize you have...

Thanks guys. And GB . .I didn't realize you have the dealer do it. For some reason I recalled your aquisition of all the parts and the knowledge . .but didn't know you let Andrew's guys do the work....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,576
Posted By mx125
Interesting . .thanks. Can I ask what an RID is?

Interesting . .thanks. Can I ask what an RID is?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2009, 07:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,576
Posted By mx125
Ouch. So did they change to some other guage...

Ouch. So did they change to some other guage methodology? I've heard talk of the "strip" . . or is that just a rheostatlike part of my float? Will the computer not accept the new style gauge . . .or...
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