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Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 53,712
Posted By Pickup man
No endless fences or "No Trespassing'' signs.Camp...

No endless fences or "No Trespassing'' signs.Camp wherever you want, dont have to wear a helmet if you dont feel like it. Its looks like true freedom and a free for all for adventure riding . What a...
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,117
Posted By Pickup man
I enjoyed this, especially the videos. Goes to...

I enjoyed this, especially the videos. Goes to show, you dont have to go to Mongolia or Tanzania for an adventure motorbike trip.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By Pickup man
I didnt get a fob with my 2014 GSA W. I have to...

I didnt get a fob with my 2014 GSA W. I have to go in custom and select on or off.
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2,480
Views: 1,310,684
Posted By Pickup man
Such a pretty place, its looks like a fairy tale....

Such a pretty place, its looks like a fairy tale. Its like Julie Andrews could come out any minute singing the sound of music !
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,381
Posted By Pickup man
The LED headlight was the only option my bike...

The LED headlight was the only option my bike didnt come with, and must say I dont miss it. I find the halogens work plenty good and besides, I dont really ride at night anyway. If I want to be seen...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-06-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,161
Posted By Pickup man
Looks like a great place to ride, thanks for...

Looks like a great place to ride, thanks for adding another place to my list for places to ride 2015!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 921
Posted By Pickup man
I cant see any reason to change the brake fluid...

I cant see any reason to change the brake fluid after only 10 kms
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 53,712
Posted By Pickup man
Thanks for the latest installment. The photos are...

Thanks for the latest installment. The photos are front page material.
Cant wait for more of this adventure!
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-06-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,172
Posted By Pickup man
Great job on the videos! Looks like some really...

Great job on the videos! Looks like some really fun riding there.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,910
Posted By Pickup man
Only problem with the Greek ones is when they get...

Only problem with the Greek ones is when they get older, they might need to shave as often as you.
Anyway, recently whilst cleaning out some things in my parents garage I came across a box that...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,958
Posted By Pickup man
Does anybody tie down the front straps to the...

Does anybody tie down the front straps to the crash bars just above the auxillary lights?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 257,577
Posted By Pickup man
Interesting, had no idea there were two different...

Interesting, had no idea there were two different places to refill the gear oil.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,102
Posted By Pickup man
Im using the Anakee 3 at the moment, but I really...

Im using the Anakee 3 at the moment, but I really like the Tourance. Not much noise on the tarmac and pretty good on gravel.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,325
Posted By Pickup man
When its cold, I use the pull in clutch and...

When its cold, I use the pull in clutch and slightly crack open the throttle method. Has worked like a charm everytime.
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 53,712
Posted By Pickup man
Really enjoying your adventure so far, and the...

Really enjoying your adventure so far, and the pics are first class. The Mongolian landscape is beautiful but I always find it a little strange how few trees there is. Communication must be a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,691
Posted By Pickup man
Bare in mind that the GS is classified as an...

Bare in mind that the GS is classified as an enduro motorcycle and isnt really engineered for high speeds. Its not a sports bike.So maybe BMW intent on making the quicker steering and higher gear...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 17,345
Posted By Pickup man
Just had my 14 GSA taken in for weeping front...

Just had my 14 GSA taken in for weeping front brake resevoir. Replaced under warranty, no questions asked.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,067
Posted By Pickup man
Im the exact same height and inseam as you, and I...

Im the exact same height and inseam as you, and I ride standard 14 gsa. I have the lowered seat with it set on the low setting. Which I find is suffice for my vertically challenged self. So my...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 257,577
Posted By Pickup man
The bike looks so at home in those pics OC !

The bike looks so at home in those pics OC !
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 636
Posted By Pickup man
10 to 15 mins is long and Ive never had this...

10 to 15 mins is long and Ive never had this problem. It should take no more then a min to catch up. Your temp sensor must be going.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 987
Posted By Pickup man
Nice bike, and Im glad you are so stoked about...

Nice bike, and Im glad you are so stoked about your new to you bike! Now where did you take that pic?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By Pickup man
I use the BMW one. Fits in my top box easy. Its a...

I use the BMW one. Fits in my top box easy. Its a bit pricey but its waterproof, breathable and fits perfect to the bike with or without the cases on and you can put a lockable cable on it to keep...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,325
Posted By Pickup man
Salt does the damage when the roads are wet. Just...

Salt does the damage when the roads are wet. Just ride in the winter when the roads are dry. I bought a can of the Krown rust control fluid and put a fine spray on the front of the motor and heads....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 17,345
Posted By Pickup man
I agree that the bike runs a bit to lean...

I agree that the bike runs a bit to lean especially noticable at idle and low rpm. Can my dealer map the fuel a touch richer?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,381
Posted By Pickup man
I installed the BMW headlight guard right after I...

I installed the BMW headlight guard right after I got the bike, and it was a real bitch to get on. I got so pissed with it, I didnt even bother installing one of the circlips. I do think it is better...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,239
Posted By Pickup man
Off topic for a second, Travman, what kind of...

Off topic for a second, Travman, what kind of drink holder is that?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,190
Posted By Pickup man
Mine has never made this described sound either,...

Mine has never made this described sound either, but now Im scared to hear what mine sounds like when I go out later.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,136
Posted By Pickup man
On both my GSA s I have gone with the factory...

On both my GSA s I have gone with the factory panniers. Like others have said, its nice having just one key and they fit perfect to the luggage racks with no mods necessary. I love em.... My only...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 257,577
Posted By Pickup man
Congrats Venteuri on the new beauty. But wow.......

Congrats Venteuri on the new beauty. But wow.... Those roads you were riding on to break in your new ride look nice, not to mention the scenery. Im jealous.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By Pickup man
Mine runs at about 85 C in most moving ...

Mine runs at about 85 C in most moving conditions. I noticed that my 2014 GSA seems to warm up to operating temp much quicker than my 2010 did....even when its cool cold outside, it warms up fast.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-13-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,119
Posted By Pickup man
Enjoying your ride report. Thats some awesome...

Enjoying your ride report. Thats some awesome terrain you were in, thats exactly what your bike was built for!
Cant wait for more of this.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,751
Posted By Pickup man
Like pretty much everything else, we get hosed...

Like pretty much everything else, we get hosed even more north of the border. Add 13% tax and the price goes through the roof. Guess they figure everyone is rich up here and charge whatever they want.
Forum: Americas 09-08-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,017
Posted By Pickup man
Thanks again NFE. That is a brilliant suggestion...

Thanks again NFE. That is a brilliant suggestion of a ride. All 2 lane and no interstate......this should be amazing. I will let yall know when I am in Texas and perhaps join me for some great...
Forum: Americas 09-06-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,017
Posted By Pickup man
I stay in the MS delta. Greenwood and Indianola. ...

I stay in the MS delta. Greenwood and Indianola. I have kin folk there that kindly let me stay as long as I like. The delta is flat but I wont call it boring......there is so many eccentric...
Forum: Americas 09-06-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,017
Posted By Pickup man
Sounds perfect! Thanks for the info NFE. I cant...

Sounds perfect! Thanks for the info NFE. I cant wait to go there!
Forum: Americas 09-06-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,017
Posted By Pickup man
Is there anyone that could tell me what this area...

Is there anyone that could tell me what this area is like to ride in January, February. I stay in Mississippi for some of the winter and want to ride out and explore some of west Texas........figured...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-04-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,150
Posted By Pickup man
Could someone tell me what this area, including...

Could someone tell me what this area, including Big Bend, is like to ride in the winter like January and February. I stay in Mississippi for much of the winter and was thinking of exploring some of...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,251
Posted By Pickup man
I had the 2010 GSA and now have a 2014 GSA since...

I had the 2010 GSA and now have a 2014 GSA since March. There is no mistake they are both fantastic bikes. But, there is no doubt that the motor on the 2014 is so much better, as well as everything...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,885
Posted By Pickup man
Its like that almost anywhere I ride with this...

Its like that almost anywhere I ride with this bike, small kids pointing, dogs staring, grown men gawking. Reminds me so much of that Hyundai Exius commercial. What kind of ????
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 205,587
Posted By Pickup man
Im so glad your back Wesley, (exhale) These...

Im so glad your back Wesley, (exhale) These latest photos are breathtaking, and of course it looks like you havent had any problems making yourself at home with the locals. Those Kirghiz seem like a...
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