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Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,238
Posted By PeterX
Held Air and Dry

[QUOTE=dixonk;24833555]Having the same problem with a pair of Held Air N Dry. Have an email to both Germany and USA with no reply. Purchased from Revzilla but they no longer handle warranty claims as...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,095
Posted By PeterX
Pivot pegz

I don't have the part # for the pegs, but I purchased them from Adventuredesigns and they fit the bike perfectly. They are a reliable source of information for the LC GS
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,095
Posted By PeterX
muddy bike

http://i656.photobucket.com/albums/uu282/progress49/alaska/IMG_1038.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,095
Posted By PeterX
Pivot pegs

I think they are great. Comfortable to stand on for extended periods, and the pivoting feature is easy on my knees and ankles. I did raise the shifter and that made a big difference in the ease of...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,095
Posted By PeterX
non ride report addendum

…so good, that I decided to take another trip. This time x-country to visit my daughter in Philly and ride with my sister and nephew in VT.

I did most of the 12k service myself - oil change,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 212,847
Posted By PeterX
SD card issues

When I spoke to Garmin tech support about issues I was having with the installed card, they told me they recommend 8GB as the largest to put in. i don't use the card now, so it's not an issue for me.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 706
Posted By PeterX
sticking slide

I had similar issue with mine. There is the lock slide and the release button as others have mentioned. I used compressed air to clean out the area around the mechanism and then lubricated it with a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,966
Posted By PeterX
tires

[QUOTE=MotoBoss;23643022]Mitas E 07's. Have heard nothing but good things about these tires. I'm putting them on for a CDR trip this summer....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,095
Posted By PeterX
timing

Checked weather stats for the driest time of the year and poked around this site for peoples' experience. In the end, I've discovered, it's basically a crap shoot.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,095
Posted By PeterX
GSLC heat and old times.

It was, Anton. Good to hear from you. It's been a long time since you helped me patch up the hole in my ST.

I totaled the first one, but bought a second one and liked it even better. I did sell...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,095
Posted By PeterX
GSLC heat

Just the info I was looking for. I'll stop worrying and enjoy cranking it on.

I was warned about the mud in the radiators. I blew them out and reverse rinsed them out. Thanks for the heads up.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,095
Posted By PeterX
GSLC heat

The only heat I felt wash over me were the oppressive temps that were hitting everyone. It got worse when I hit Kansas and east as the heat tag teamed with the humidity to wear me out.

Nothing...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,095
Posted By PeterX
running temps

So I decided to take the bike cross country. Almost to the east coast now, and no problems except some concern about engine temps.

When I was coming across UT on rt 70, ambient temp @96, uphill...
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,719
Posted By PeterX
gloves

[QUOTE=Hikertrash;24546636]Anybody have a pair of these yet? They're in dealers now, but I can't find any reviews online.

I bought a pair of Held Air & Dry for a ride up north. I'm a big Held...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,500
Posted By PeterX
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By PeterX
sena volume

This is what I learned. Each function has it's own volume level. when you hear the music come on, twist the dial and boost the volume until it's where you want it to be. It will stay there for that...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,095
Posted By PeterX
[QUOTE=PeterX;24461960]I'm cleaning it now. Spent...

[QUOTE=PeterX;24461960]I'm cleaning it now. Spent a few hours on the first wash. Took off all the plastic and will be working on the second level tomorrow. Blew a lot of dirt out of the radiators...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,095
Posted By PeterX
Dalton ride

I'm cleaning it now. Spent a few hours on the first wash. Took off all the plastic and will be working on the second level tomorrow. Blew a lot of dirt out of the radiators with a compressor. Plastic...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,095
Posted By PeterX
enduro mode - my spin

As I mentioned, I don't have a lot of dual sport experience, my riding is mostly street. I would put the bike in enduro mode any time i came across patches of construction and kept it there on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,095
Posted By PeterX
flawless

What it means to me, is that there were no major issues during a long and challenging ride. The wheel was a minor glitch, nothing and no one is flawless. It was the spirit of the idea, not the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,095
Posted By PeterX
Miya's

Yep, the one for the earlier GSs. Great tire on pavement as well
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,095
Posted By PeterX
'14 GS LC low frame Prudhoe and back

Not a ride report just a couple of notes on what has turned out to be an outstanding bike.:clap

Left SF Bay area with 3,600 miles on bike 5/28, returned yesterday. @8,400 miles ridden, dropped...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,227
Posted By PeterX
Lowered bike

I've had the lowered bike with the low seat for 3,600 miles now. I have a 29" inseam and I feel much more comfortable on this bike than I did on my F800GS (lowered 1"). The ride is great and I've ...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 368,650
Posted By PeterX
City Bag

I have one mounted on my '14 GS, it fits well - does not interfere with bars or rider, comes off easily and is secure when mounted. I like it a lot, not too big, not too small. I don't have any pics...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 212,847
Posted By PeterX
screen protector

Nope, maybe just a little less glare. I'm happy with it.:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 212,847
Posted By PeterX
Screen protect

This one fits perfectly, it was made for the unit

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00HJWPGYW/ref=oh_details_o07_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 212,847
Posted By PeterX
Jetspeed

You are one entertaining dude.:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,366
Posted By PeterX
Warrantees

I have a down payment on this bike and I'm looking forward to delivery. I've had 7 BMWs in my riding history and have had no major problems with any of them. I think I'd like to get an extended...
Forum: Vendors 10-10-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,950
Posted By PeterX
2720 map updates

Hi,

I have a 2720 that I'm happy with, the only problem I have is that Garmin tells me there is not enough memory/disk space to update the maps (2007). Any thoughts on this?

Thanks,

Peter
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-11-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By PeterX
center stand for lowered gs

Here is the link. I have the SWmoto on the bike, BTW.

http://s656.photobucket.com/user/progress49/library/Photobucket%20Desktop%20-%20Cyndys%20printer
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-10-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By PeterX
center stand for lowered gs

I lowered my 800GS about an inch and a half. I decided not to get a lower stand. What I did was glue two half inch pieces of plywood together, cut the block to about 6" by 10". Cut a 45 degree bevel...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 82,324
Posted By PeterX
Thanks!!

I'd like to thank everyone who posted on this thread:bow

I had been suffering from hip pain for the last two years. I kept putting doing anything about it off, hoping it would go away. Getting on...
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By PeterX
items for sale in equipment.

Brain fade strikes again:eek1
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By PeterX
Tourtech racks F800GS

I'll see if I can put them in the right place this time.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-11-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,811
Posted By PeterX
rim

2.5 x 19
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-08-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,811
Posted By PeterX
tubeless tires

I sent my front wheel out to Woody for a size and tubeless conversion. I'm pleased with the results, no leaks, no siginficant loss of air after the bike has been sitting for a while, I may send the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-11-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,163
Posted By PeterX
Roc Stompas

I had the good fortune to buy DP's F800. I took some time and ground down some of the aluminum on the clutch side peg so it wouldn't interfere with the kickstand, works fine.
Forum: Vendors 03-31-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,682
Posted By PeterX
split ring bushing

I used a 1/2" piece of drip irrigation line, worked great.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-26-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,148
Posted By PeterX
Trouble starting

Looking forward to hearing how it works out. Sounds like the additive and canisterectomy might to the trick.:wink:
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-23-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,084
Posted By PeterX
rear connector.

I did end up snapping the clip where it is mounted and then just zip tying it in a rear corner - no harm, no foul. Now I have a nice clear space for storage and the connector is just as happy as it...
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