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Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,863
Posted By Desert John
I just ordered these for my incoming white/black...

I just ordered these for my incoming white/black frame-swingarm '15 GSW:

Gonna be awesome!
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 388,134
Posted By Desert John
I just ordered these for my incoming 2015 black...

I just ordered these for my incoming 2015 black frame GSW:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,863
Posted By Desert John
Is that a GSW or a GSWA? Did you order or...

Is that a GSW or a GSWA?

Did you order or delete anything special?

Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,863
Posted By Desert John
Anybody have delivery dates in the U.S. yet?

Anybody have delivery dates in the U.S. yet?

I have a firm order but no scheduled production date so I'm wondering about other orders.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 388,134
Posted By Desert John
Just ordered the braces (2) from UK. Total...

Just ordered the braces (2) from UK. Total shipped to CA = $112.

They look great.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 388,134
Posted By Desert John
Sounds like a lot of whining about your shorts....

Sounds like a lot of whining about your shorts. Why not just stick to your Fruit of the Looms?:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,356
Posted By Desert John
Trading up with hopes of a cooler ride

On the off chance that it's my bike and not me, I've put a deposit on a new '15 GSW and will trade/consign my '13. The factory has accepted my order so I'm guessing this will occur by the middle of...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,863
Posted By Desert John
Seriously, has anybody heard when the factory is...

Seriously, has anybody heard when the factory is firing up the assembly line and/or when the '15s are expected in the U.S.?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,863
Posted By Desert John
You can always paint wheels. I powder coated the...

You can always paint wheels. I powder coated the wheels on my '10 red GS a dark flat black and it looked great. I think, sight unseen so far, that the '15 wheels might benefit from a semi-gloss...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,863
Posted By Desert John
Placed my order today

Notice that the Alpine White (not normally my favorite color) has a black chassis, including swing arm. How cool. If I can't stand the white there are only two pieces to paint Ebony Black. No...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,863
Posted By Desert John
The '15s are coming. When?

Has anybody heard when the new '15 GSs will be delivered to US dealers? I'm going to trade in my '13 for the new model.
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1,122
Views: 173,173
Posted By Desert John
I've heard reports from all sides, from no heat...

I've heard reports from all sides, from no heat to real hotline mine. Maybe it's just my GS.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1,122
Views: 173,173
Posted By Desert John
Thanks for your info. I'm having a heck of a time...

Thanks for your info. I'm having a heck of a time with the heat on the right side of my '13 GS LC. I have 15,000 miles but just noticed the heat this summer because I didn't ride it last year until...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 1,122
Views: 173,173
Posted By Desert John
. . . or heat from the engine like my GS LC?

. . . or heat from the engine like my GS LC?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,933
Posted By Desert John
GS LC heat issue

I really don't feel that much heat from the seat area (I run a Russell saddle) but the posters who've agreed with my OP echo my misgivings. I'm a fan of Aeroflow and have their products currently,...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 227,598
Posted By Desert John
I press "play", it highlights but doesn't play

I'm in Media and select a track or a play all and hit the button. Nothing happens. I don't think it's a Bluetooth issue because there's no count down or count up on the track. I can also scroll to...
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2,886
Views: 601,922
Posted By Desert John
HP2 in LA

It's not there. Do you know if it's still for sale? Details? Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,933
Posted By Desert John
I've ridden 1800 miles on my GS over the past...

I've ridden 1800 miles on my GS over the past five days, and today was the worst at 95 degrees in the Owens Valley. My right leg was fried! I was wishing on was on my Limited for sure. I'm thinking...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,933
Posted By Desert John
I could tell that you were putting me on. This is...

I could tell that you were putting me on. This is GS/RT #9 but is LC #1. Jugs I'm used to (and like all kinds!) but radiators are something else. It's not a deal breaker, for sure


Sent from my...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,155
Posted By Desert John
Laminar Lip "bolted" to my tinted GSA screen on...

Laminar Lip "bolted" to my tinted GSA screen on my '13 GS LC. The Lip is also tinted so it "disappears" which was a must because I truly hate the looks of the Lip. It works fine.

But just like...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 791
Views: 103,638
Posted By Desert John
Bought new July 22, 2013 and currently has 12,770...

Bought new July 22, 2013 and currently has 12,770 but I'm leaving Sunday for a 1400+ mile trip.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,933
Posted By Desert John
I'm in the same cauldron. I didn't notice the...

I'm in the same cauldron. I didn't notice the heat for the first 12,000 miles because it was fall-winter-spring, but now that I'm wearing Motoport mesh Kevlar pants for the summer, my right leg/foot...
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 28,880
Posted By Desert John
Just remember that Lewis and Clark loved 12, too....

Just remember that Lewis and Clark loved 12, too. Of course it wasn't called 12 then!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By Desert John
+++++ for Wilburs. It'll cost you $2000 plus...

+++++ for Wilburs.

It'll cost you $2000 plus labor for your ESA GS (or at least it did for my GS LC) and the results are superb.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 426
Posted By Desert John
LeoVince SBK on my '13 R1200GS LC

Has anyone added this one? How much or not do you like it? Did you have to add a Power Commander or any other software altering device? Loud? Not loud? Did the pipe include mounting hardware?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By Desert John
Yes, a lot. The Wilbers' WESA, as in...

Yes, a lot.

The Wilbers' WESA, as in "Wilbers ESA", uses the BMW electrics on top of its shocks and springs so that, in my case, it costs more. I used Ted Porter's Beemer Shop to R&R my stock ESA,...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,762
Posted By Desert John
Is that $1 per visit or $1 per tire?

Is that $1 per visit or $1 per tire?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,058
Posted By Desert John
How do you like the 4s?

How do you like the 4s?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,762
Posted By Desert John
Tire choices for GS LC

I've had Tourance Next and Michelin Anakees and liked the Tourances. But I'd really like to know what other 90% street tires are currently available for our bikes.

Let's make a list.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 227,598
Posted By Desert John
16 GB card works fine. Just "slid" my iTunes...

16 GB card works fine. Just "slid" my iTunes selections onto it and plugged it into the Nav V. My problem, as stated 5-6 weeks ago, is that I could not import Playlists and the solution outlined on...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 2,106
Views: 544,719
Posted By Desert John
Recommend Pilot Road 4s?

I cannot find any references to Michelin's newest PRs on this site. I am happy with my Tourance Next tires but I run PR3s on my Aprilia Tuono and like 'em a lot. Any experience out there with the PRs...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 388,134
Posted By Desert John
Heck, if you're going to go the tank bag route,...

Heck, if you're going to go the tank bag route, why not simply get all of it from RKA. They'll even fabricate and mount it custom if you wish.

http://rka-luggage.com
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 227,598
Posted By Desert John
MP3s won't show or play my Playlist

I dragged (drug?) my iTunes onto a mini-card, installed it in my Nav V and can play music via Bluetooth all day long — as long as I select Artist, Genre, Album, etc. But if I hit Playlist I get a...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2,532
Views: 446,620
Posted By Desert John
Twist on gas cap replacement

Before I name the brand, can someone tell me what success or failure they've had with aftermarket twist on/off fuel caps? Mine smells like gas for at least 40 miles and that is unacceptable. Perhaps...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 388,134
Posted By Desert John
Yup, that's what mine looks like. Thanks for...

Yup, that's what mine looks like. Thanks for saving me from trying (and learning) how to post pix!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 388,134
Posted By Desert John
Tinted GSA windshield came from BMW Motorrad,...

Tinted GSA windshield came from BMW Motorrad, Escondido. It's a GSA accessory even though the bike's not being delivered yet.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 388,134
Posted By Desert John
Windscreen issues

I replaced my Cal Sci touring windscreen (which of course replaced the stock screen) with the new GSA LC tinted screen. It looks fantastic—really Star Trek-ish—but offers slightly less coverage than...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 388,134
Posted By Desert John
BMW Escondido installed the LEDs within my front...

BMW Escondido installed the LEDs within my front and rear turn signals. The labor cost was included with some other items so I don't have a breakdown, but it's got to be minimal. I personally...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 388,134
Posted By Desert John
LED Turn Signals, exhaust notes

The LED turn signal conversion is a no-brainer. It's really cheap, pops in and no fault codes on my LC, either.

On the exhaust: I'd planned on installing the Remus head pipe and fuel booster like...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 227,598
Posted By Desert John
I need to know how to "save" an entered waypoint....

I need to know how to "save" an entered waypoint. Any suggestions appreciated.

When I entered an address or business in my Zumo 660 there was a "save" button on the screen but no such thing on my...
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