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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-28-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1,244
Views: 54,193
Posted By LXDDLE
Grab just off of the BR Parkway above Sherando...

Grab just off of the BR Parkway above Sherando where the paved top of Howardsville Turnpike turns to dirt. The piece of wood was long gone but the monk was still there lying on the side of the road....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 55,912
Posted By LXDDLE
Strange that any downshift would be jerky. The...

Strange that any downshift would be jerky. The key is to CLOSE the throttle. Roll it all the way closed and hold it there.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 55,912
Posted By LXDDLE
I dropped the little woman off in front of a...

I dropped the little woman off in front of a restaurant, where we had planned to have dinner one evening, while driving her 'keyless' Bimmer. I got to the parking lot a couple of blocks away, turned...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 55,912
Posted By LXDDLE
I'm against this keyless thing. One of the...

I'm against this keyless thing. One of the important things to learn to do correctly when riding a motorcycle is to learn how to operate the key! :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By LXDDLE
Yes but mine was a spoked wheel. Hit pot hole,...

Yes but mine was a spoked wheel. Hit pot hole, put on miles, had break in service and 2 k miles later had to replace front wheel. Signs of cracking at spoke holes too.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 55,912
Posted By LXDDLE
Here is a video taken a few weeks ago from the...

Here is a video taken a few weeks ago from the back of my '14 GSW with shift assist. It was on a packed and gravel dirt road in the George Washington National Forrest on the eastern slope of the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1,896
Views: 89,026
Posted By LXDDLE
It's very limited largely because of the expanse...

It's very limited largely because of the expanse of Wintergreen resort.

Cub Creek Rd from 664 over the ridge to Rt 56 is fun. Shoe Creek from the top of Crabtree Falls down to Alhambra on Rt...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-16-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 1,244
Views: 54,193
Posted By LXDDLE
You had an interesting and innovative afternoon...

You had an interesting and innovative afternoon yesterday! :)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-16-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 6,479
Views: 275,717
Posted By LXDDLE
I rode by there twice yesterday. Was that you on...

I rode by there twice yesterday. Was that you on the porch at Wyant's Store in Whitehall about 2PM?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 55,912
Posted By LXDDLE
Got the bike back today with shift assist...

Got the bike back today with shift assist installed.

I keep hearing the same thing from all quarters, "...the downshifting is amazing." and its true. Not the kind of downshifting you do when...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 55,912
Posted By LXDDLE
Shift assist installed and awaiting pickup...

Shift assist installed and awaiting pickup tomorrow in the AM.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 73,376
Posted By LXDDLE
This has not been the case in my experience with...

This has not been the case in my experience with my '13 F800GS. Still smooth, no flat spot and no hesitation off idle or when accelerating, as had been the case before I installed the Booster Plug.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 55,912
Posted By LXDDLE
Have the bike in for appt. to install GSA but...

Have the bike in for appt. to install GSA but also have buggered front wheel...pothole 1,300 miles ago..don't ask! So although the GSA will likely be installed and, if the stars are...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-02-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6,479
Views: 275,717
Posted By LXDDLE
Wow! And based on recent activity on this thread...

Wow! And based on recent activity on this thread I had thought I would have to schedule moving it myself in 3 months. Cool!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-01-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6,479
Views: 275,717
Posted By LXDDLE
Grab on Hone Quarry Campground road off of the...

Grab on Hone Quarry Campground road off of the road from Briery Branch and Slab to Reddish Knob. I followed the road on to it's end...3-4 rocky and mostly dry stream crossings. Nice spots to camp. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,685
Posted By LXDDLE
I haven't seen it for a few weeks but I haven't...

I haven't seen it for a few weeks but I haven't sold it. I think I can find it.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-28-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 29,968
Views: 1,696,290
Posted By LXDDLE
What county?

What county?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-12-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1,244
Views: 54,193
Posted By LXDDLE
Grab on Secretarys Sand road, Rt 717 at the...

Grab on Secretarys Sand road, Rt 717 at the crossing of the South Fork of the Hardware River.

http://lxddle.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Tags/i-fr8wTbL/0/M/IMG_1357-M.jpg ...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,685
Posted By LXDDLE
Anybody interested in buying the Wunderlich...

Anybody interested in buying the Wunderlich sidestand base pictured below? Let me know here or Private Message. It was on the bike for about 40 miles.

Make offer. It retails for $55.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,685
Posted By LXDDLE
As I said I hate the stud used to deploy the...

As I said I hate the stud used to deploy the sidestand on the R1200GSW...a lot. :puke1 A little work with the Dremel tool and some Rustoleum gloss black paint and no more issues. Now I can...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,685
Posted By LXDDLE
I found this tonight and have one on order from...

I found this tonight and have one on order from Illium. When it arrives the 'deployment' stud on the side stand is toast!
:clap...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,685
Posted By LXDDLE
I went for the Wunderlich because it was easily...

I went for the Wunderlich because it was easily available. But my issue is with the stud that is used to deploy the stand. Am I the only person in the world that wants to cut the thing off or at...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-22-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3,242
Views: 139,459
Posted By LXDDLE
Take a look about 1,800 feet to the east near a...

Take a look about 1,800 feet to the east near a house on Satellite view in Google Maps.

You have to zoom in a bit. Location is 38.765652, -78.327544 :eek1

Can anyone ID the plane?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 55,912
Posted By LXDDLE
Picking up new bike tomorrow. Shifter on order. ...

Picking up new bike tomorrow. Shifter on order. I should get a status report on target date for delivery.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-20-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3,242
Views: 139,459
Posted By LXDDLE
I think I see it but doubt that I'll get up...

I think I see it but doubt that I'll get up there. :cry Picking up new scoot Saturday. :rofl It looks to be near a prickly stream.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 55,912
Posted By LXDDLE
Well, the same could be said for steering...

Well, the same could be said for steering dampers. They certainly have their narrow focus of use by woods riders, desert racers and adventurers. Not to mention the rest of us mere mortals who...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 29,968
Views: 1,696,290
Posted By LXDDLE
Beautiful pictures...fantastic Elgi - Vincent!

Beautiful pictures...fantastic Elgi - Vincent!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-23-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 29,968
Views: 1,696,290
Posted By LXDDLE
OldnoGPS suggested I put a link over here for my...

OldnoGPS suggested I put a link over here for my 2011 R1200GS which is for sale and looking for a new home. I'm gonna update to a water cooled GS. :clap

Here is a link to the details at the ADV...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-23-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1,896
Views: 89,026
Posted By LXDDLE
Great idea! I forgot to post a link here to my...

Great idea! I forgot to post a link here to my listing of the GS for sale.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=956438
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 55,912
Posted By LXDDLE
It looks like there are two part numbers...

It looks like there are two part numbers associated with the unit:
Gear Shift Assistant Pro 23 41 8 536 884 MSRP $574.26
Enable Code for GSAP 13 61 8 545 879 MSRP $82.19

It is...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 55,912
Posted By LXDDLE
That would be a bummer. With luck he'll never...

That would be a bummer. With luck he'll never know.

These things are really very nice. I had it on an HP2 Sport and an RR. Of course they did not have the downshift feature. Once you get...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 55,912
Posted By LXDDLE
From Parts Info Bulletin dtd 2/2014 ...

From Parts Info Bulletin dtd 2/2014

Retrofitting:
The Gear Shift Assistant Pro can be retrofit to the following models at the dealer:
- R1200 GS (K50) starting with the 2014 model year...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 55,912
Posted By LXDDLE
More on Shift Assist… Link to PDF of 2014...

More on Shift Assist…

Link to PDF of 2014 accessories….

http://www.bmwmotorcycles.com/us/en/equipment/media/BMWMotorrradUSA_Equipment2014.pdf

See page 81 (page 41 of the PDF).

"PRO...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 55,912
Posted By LXDDLE
Below is a quote from a preview article on the...

Below is a quote from a preview article on the new '14 RT not the GS.

See http://www.motorcycledaily.com/2013/11/bmw-redesigns-r-1200-rt/

"Gear Shift Assistant Pro for smooth yet quick gear...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 55,912
Posted By LXDDLE
Heard there is one coming later this year for the...

Heard there is one coming later this year for the RT which allows downshifts as well.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 55,912
Posted By LXDDLE
This is kind of a bummer. I had an S1000RR and...

This is kind of a bummer. I had an S1000RR and the clutch-less shifting under full throttle was what it was all about. Around town it was handy and could be smoothly applied but best used under...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-20-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1,244
Views: 54,193
Posted By LXDDLE
Now that's enticing! :clap

Now that's enticing! :clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-02-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,640
Posted By LXDDLE
I didn't realize that you were talking about the...

I didn't realize that you were talking about the GSA. I suspect strongly that it will fit. Unfortunately I think you will lose the support bar for the upper part of the GSA windscreen that makes...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-02-2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,640
Posted By LXDDLE
I never got anywhere with the Adv windshield...

I never got anywhere with the Adv windshield mount bar because I haven't had access to one but I am thoroughly pleased with the Wunderlich Vario windscreen. It offers plenty of protection and there...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-30-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,546
Posted By LXDDLE
Did you get the off-road type without rebound...

Did you get the off-road type without rebound damping or the road type with rebound damping?
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