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Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-21-2014, 05:02 PM
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Posted By Rocky TFS
Yes, this is VERY important, as I have learned...

Yes, this is VERY important, as I have learned the hard way over three years!!!

I set start and finish (on a routable map), then check it, then add intermediate via points to get it to look...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 06:25 PM
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Views: 512,640
Posted By Rocky TFS
Is that a REAL glacier? I didn't know there were...

Is that a REAL glacier? I didn't know there were any left!:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2,375
Views: 291,918
Posted By Rocky TFS
You have to take the Nav V out of the mount...

You have to take the Nav V out of the mount before that page is available.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2,375
Views: 291,918
Posted By Rocky TFS
Me neither. The only time I use the rear brake by...

Me neither. The only time I use the rear brake by itself is going down a loose dirt hill, or in a panic stop with both brakes....(hard to shed old habits in a panic...:lol3)

At 7,300 miles the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2,375
Views: 291,918
Posted By Rocky TFS
I'm just glad the MY clutch doesn't slip! I NEVER...

I'm just glad the MY clutch doesn't slip! I NEVER let a dealer change my oil! I'm using Castrol Power RS 4T 5W40 exactly as the manual states and it works fine. I'm using 4,000 mile intervals for oil...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 06:49 AM
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Views: 291,918
Posted By Rocky TFS
I don't think so either.:D

I don't think so either.:D
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2,375
Views: 291,918
Posted By Rocky TFS
Interesting....have you had it up to 140 yet? At...

Interesting....have you had it up to 140 yet? At 7,500 miles neither of mine is showing cracks yet. But I've only been to 120. Also, I keep mine in a garage, and it's only 4 months since new..........
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2,375
Views: 291,918
Posted By Rocky TFS
No, I've only done two. My 2 cents only came from...

No, I've only done two. My 2 cents only came from a logical thought process....this is what I would have tried first...your method would have come about 10 seconds later.....:lol3
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-10-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 55,292
Posted By Rocky TFS
I left the mute button so I could mute the music...

I left the mute button so I could mute the music quickly in an emergency, and I substituted the skip waypoint function for Stop, for exactly the same reasons as Marco.:D
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2,375
Views: 291,918
Posted By Rocky TFS
Ah yes, much more reliable test....why didn't I...

Ah yes, much more reliable test....why didn't I think if that?:huh
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2,231
Views: 346,438
Posted By Rocky TFS
I'm guessing that there is a small drain hole in...

I'm guessing that there is a small drain hole in the air filter box that prevents too much water from saturating the filter...I'll have a look next time I check the filter. After all, there is often...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2,231
Views: 346,438
Posted By Rocky TFS
The mesh is so large I can't imagine it would be...

The mesh is so large I can't imagine it would be measurable. I've taken a few butterflies off mine and felt justified, even though they would have only ended up in the filter box.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2,231
Views: 346,438
Posted By Rocky TFS
I didn't lose the plastic rivet during...

I didn't lose the plastic rivet during re-assembly, but one side failed to hold for long....I just used a small screw from the junk drawer....it's still holding after 7,500 miles.:D
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2,375
Views: 291,918
Posted By Rocky TFS
Sure sounds like a slipping clutch to me too....

Sure sounds like a slipping clutch to me too. Here's how to tell: Next time it acts like this reduce the throttle in several small increments about a second apart. When the engine returns to the RPM...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2,375
Views: 291,918
Posted By Rocky TFS
This is most definitely NOT normal!!! My bike...

This is most definitely NOT normal!!! My bike never surges, never hesitates.....the throttle response is perfectly smooth and predictable at ALL RPM ranges and ALL throttle actions, from snapping it...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-08-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 808
Views: 55,292
Posted By Rocky TFS
Oh, and my firmware is 2.70, so the change you...

Oh, and my firmware is 2.70, so the change you mentioned a few posts back must have happened in that one, or even before that. I get the my moto page on pressing the speed, just like in 2.80.

...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-08-2014, 07:44 AM
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Views: 55,292
Posted By Rocky TFS
On the Nuvi dashboard?

On the Nuvi dashboard?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-07-2014, 05:47 PM
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Views: 55,292
Posted By Rocky TFS
Well, I did some testing today. I could not seem...

Well, I did some testing today. I could not seem to get to the Trip Computer at all from the Nuvi dash. If I switched to the next dashboard (unknown name, four fields at the bottom), I could hit the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-06-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 11,072
Views: 1,182,876
Posted By Rocky TFS
Care to elaborate?:huh

Care to elaborate?:huh
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-06-2014, 07:30 AM
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Views: 55,292
Posted By Rocky TFS
There are no changes to the My Moto page, just...

There are no changes to the My Moto page, just how it's accessed:

"Seems Garmin decided to swap the Trip Computer for the My Motorcycle data page when you press the Speed data field on the Map...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2,231
Views: 346,438
Posted By Rocky TFS
It's possible that the BMW panels WILL fit with...

It's possible that the BMW panels WILL fit with the slinger, as they do not have a metal attachment piece that fits under the rear pegs and over the tubes, but I do not know, never having seen them...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2,231
Views: 346,438
Posted By Rocky TFS
Yes, that is correct. The metal attachment...

Yes, that is correct. The metal attachment hardware of the Puig panels precludes the installation of the slinger with the zip ties on the frame tube, as they are in exactly the same area.

Not...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2,231
Views: 346,438
Posted By Rocky TFS
Yes, the extender, not the slinger. It does a...

Yes, the extender, not the slinger. It does a very good job of keeping road crap and sand, pebbles, rocks off the front of the engine.
I have the SWMotech bash plate and it is a very close fit, even...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-03-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 55,292
Posted By Rocky TFS
I want one button access to the Trip Computer...

I want one button access to the Trip Computer which I use daily and I don't care how many presses for the My Moto page since I have only looked at it twice in 7,000 miles.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-03-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 55,292
Posted By Rocky TFS
Absolutely no question there! What the Hell were...

Absolutely no question there! What the Hell were they thinking?

No chance I'll update to 2.80 now.:topes:baldy
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-03-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 11,072
Views: 1,182,876
Posted By Rocky TFS
Well, well, you are always full of surprises...

Well, well, you are always full of surprises Emmbeedee.:rofl
I've only had the thing three years and I didn't know that!

I usually do it from BC, but this is nice to know.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-28-2014, 09:48 PM
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Views: 55,292
Posted By Rocky TFS
Yeah, I could do that but I figure I'm already...

Yeah, I could do that but I figure I'm already spending WAY TOO MUCH TIME looking at the Navigation instead of the road.....:eek1:eek1:eek1

In fact, I think I should de-mount the thing and see...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-28-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 55,292
Posted By Rocky TFS
Maybe altitude is not available on the Nuvi...

Maybe altitude is not available on the Nuvi dash...I'll have to play some more with the different dashboards, none of which appeal to me as much as the Nuvi.

I have to disagree vehemently about...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-28-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11,072
Views: 1,182,876
Posted By Rocky TFS
Are the maps in the /Garmin subdirectory on the...

Are the maps in the /Garmin subdirectory on the SD card?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-26-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 55,292
Posted By Rocky TFS
A Great Ride

I just got back from a two week 2,950 mile tour of Northern California and experienced pretty much the same as Marco Polo with my Nav V.

The music was great through my custom molded earplugs,...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2,375
Views: 291,918
Posted By Rocky TFS
Yes, there is something wrong, and no, you are...

Yes, there is something wrong, and no, you are not paranoid. This is not normal. My bike does not surge at any RPM above 2,000 unless going up a hill in a higher gear....then it needs 3,000+. (that's...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-10-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 55,292
Posted By Rocky TFS
I was hoping it would be that easy! Thanks a...

I was hoping it would be that easy! Thanks a bunch!:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2,080
Views: 512,640
Posted By Rocky TFS
Take a look at the Z-Technic V-Stream Tall...

Take a look at the Z-Technic V-Stream Tall (Z2487): http://advdepot.com/vstream-windshield-touring-clear-r1200gs-w-2013.html

I'm VERY happy with it....I put it on before leaving the showroom as I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2,375
Views: 291,918
Posted By Rocky TFS
Yup, Exactly. But I will start a multi day trip...

Yup, Exactly. But I will start a multi day trip at 43 on the rear because I have a big load and I don't take my accurate pressure gauge. I lose about a pound a week when sitting. Now I will find out...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-10-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 55,292
Posted By Rocky TFS
I'm not sure I follow, Dan. Do you mean...

I'm not sure I follow, Dan. Do you mean Settings>Map and Vehicle>Scroll to last Item? Or is this from the options menu when looking at a map?

Must be a new feature. I just updated to 2.70 and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-08-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 11,072
Views: 1,182,876
Posted By Rocky TFS
The track is easy to delete, but all those...

The track is easy to delete, but all those waypoints are just going together with all the other waypoints, making deleting them and not the others quite a PITA. What you CAN do is change the icons of...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-29-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 55,292
Posted By Rocky TFS
Well, don't give up the ship just yet. I have...

Well, don't give up the ship just yet. I have only looked at My Motorcycle a few times...... it seems sort of interesting but not a real important app.

What really counts for me is to be able...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2,231
Views: 346,438
Posted By Rocky TFS
I got my Puig frame panels from Sierra BMW...

I got my Puig frame panels from Sierra BMW Online, you might give them a call. Even if they don't stock it, they might get if for you.

(775) 355-0655 Talk to Tom.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-26-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11,072
Views: 1,182,876
Posted By Rocky TFS
The short answer is NO ......Sigh....:cry The...

The short answer is NO ......Sigh....:cry The long answer is that this has been an ongoing problem for many years. Navteq just seems to keep deleting roads that are still perfectly usable in each new...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2,375
Views: 291,918
Posted By Rocky TFS
Same here. If I think the light is under 30...

Same here. If I think the light is under 30 seconds or so I just downshift into 1st with a throttle blip, like all the other gears, which is relatively smooth, and just hold the clutch.

I find...
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