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Forum: Vendors 10-30-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 1,544
Views: 253,266
Posted By Travman
Tall GSA

Any ETA on the Tall GSA LC seat.

Also, what will be the difference in the Tall seat compared to the Intermediate seat.
Forum: Equipment 10-26-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By Travman
Waiting for them to visit the Southeast someday. ...

Waiting for them to visit the Southeast someday. :ddog
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,120
Posted By Travman
An alternative is wiring up without removing the...

An alternative is wiring up without removing the battery. You can easily reach the negative for ground, and for hot, use the jumper bolt that is right behind the panel that Jim shows to remove. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 220
Posted By Travman
Stock Seats - GSA WC

Looking to pick up an extra set of stock seats for my 2014 GSA. Any one who recently purchased Sargents or other seats looking to unload the stocks, PM me.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,772
Posted By Travman
I've had it for several years but I think it's...

I've had it for several years but I think it's from RAM. The cup is on a gimbal with a RAM ball that I have mounted to an arm and a RAM ball handle bar bolt. It really comes in handy but I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 22,035
Posted By Travman
Thanks for all the pictures and the write up. ...

Thanks for all the pictures and the write up. The seats look great. I'm considering similar so a couple of questions. On seat material, did you consider the Sunbrella Canvas seat cover. Also,...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,772
Posted By Travman
Here is the Wolfman Blackhawk bag. It's 7L and...

Here is the Wolfman Blackhawk bag. It's 7L and holds the basic esentials. The 4 straps are very secure and the bottom has cause no paint issues. At gas stops I unsnap the top and set it on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 34,515
Views: 8,504,042
Posted By Travman
That is a terrible thing to do to a classic...

That is a terrible thing to do to a classic Stingray.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5,164
Views: 834,637
Posted By Travman
I was not expecting a Niagra Falls flow out of...

I was not expecting a Niagra Falls flow out of the plug. Do not remember the RT cam head doing that but then again the GSA sits several inches higher on the center stand. I watched in horror as the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5,164
Views: 834,637
Posted By Travman
Oil change ordeal

Changed the oil today but it was one cluster f&@k after another. Working from home today and wanted to get this done. Had all the parts including new filter wrench because BMW changed the filter...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 22,035
Posted By Travman
Pics??? And did you get the regular or the...

Pics???

And did you get the regular or the sport version?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,970
Posted By Travman
Mine still asks why I switched bikes from the RT...

Mine still asks why I switched bikes from the RT to the GSA when at least she had a heated seat on the RT. So this Winter I'll be getting a set of heated Russell seats made. :D

Also, I sat on...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,926
Posted By Travman
As the OP what I want to find out and what I've...

As the OP what I want to find out and what I've learned is that with the LC GS/GSA it is possible to briefly overwhelm the ABS in Dynamic mode but the bike helps you recover very well. Thank you...
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,649
Posted By Travman
Ah yes it's all relative. For me in GA, cold...

Ah yes it's all relative. For me in GA, cold means in the 30's.
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,649
Posted By Travman
A resounding YES. I put a Shorai in my RT...

A resounding YES.

I put a Shorai in my RT and it was great. Never had to use a tender. Cut weight by over half of the OEM battery. Very strong cranking. Change your start up routine, turn...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5,164
Views: 834,637
Posted By Travman
Had a pair of new shoes put on the GSA today,...

Had a pair of new shoes put on the GSA today, Conti Trail Attack 2's. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,970
Posted By Travman
Easy, at the 2:50 minute mark, which rider is...

Easy, at the 2:50 minute mark, which rider is about to go have more fun!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By Travman
Will check the valve this morning. Curious...

Will check the valve this morning. Curious though, would the valve just start leaking by itself.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By Travman
Slow Leaking Anakee 3 on GSA

Perplexed by a slow leak in my front Anakee 3. Tire has 5k miles on it and spent last weekend riding trails in North GA. No issues the day after the trail ride. Got on the bike 4 days later and...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 22,035
Posted By Travman
My measurements were a bit different. Taking the...

My measurements were a bit different. Taking the same measurement from where the seating position is on both seats, the Sargent was almost an inch lower than the stock. This was measured with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By Travman
I added some washers (about an 1/8") under each...

I added some washers (about an 1/8") under each bolt and it did help. I would like to double that but feel that the smaller back bolts would need to be longer. Will see what the dealership has...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 22,035
Posted By Travman
Russell Seat?

Any additional feedback from those who have now lived with the Russell for some time.

Also, has anyone tried the sport seat from Russell and could offer some real world comparisons.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,655
Posted By Travman
So I bit the bullet and ordered a Sargent seat,...

So I bit the bullet and ordered a Sargent seat, hoping that the firmness of the seat would make up for the height difference. I lasted one short ride on the Sargent. Yep, it's nearly a full inch...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By Travman
So the post above got me thinking (sometimes a...

So the post above got me thinking (sometimes a bad thing).

On the GS/GSA LC bikes, has anyone tried to add a shim to the front mounting bracket to raise it a bit. I'm not talking a lot, perhaps a...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 45,417
Posted By Travman
Keep bugging them for a RMA update. Last month...

Keep bugging them for a RMA update. Last month Sena "misplaced” my SMH5 that I had sent in for repair/replacement. After several emails about my proof of delivery, Sena did do the right thing and...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By Travman
Actually, 8.01 had many issues, make sure you're...

Actually, 8.01 had many issues, make sure you're on 8.02. Then clear the SMH5 of all pairings and re-pair with the phone.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 921
Posted By Travman
I recently tried the Touratech sport seat but in...

I recently tried the Touratech sport seat but in the tall version. The seat is very narrow, almost enduro narrow so the reach to the ground is much less than on a standard seat. The seat is also...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,926
Posted By Travman
Did not mean to make this about technique. It...

Did not mean to make this about technique. It was more a question if anyone else has pushed the GS/GSA hard (intentionally or unintentionally) in dynamic mode with similar results. The rear lock...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,926
Posted By Travman
Well I do not know if it's "proper" but for more...

Well I do not know if it's "proper" but for more spirited riding, I will use the rear a little through the first part of a curve while maintaining throttle.

I've had the rear skip out before when...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,926
Posted By Travman
Rear Wheel lock up in dynamic mode

Anyone experience this when getting on the rear hard?

Here was the situation. I was on a sprited ride on Wolf Pen Gap in GA. Over cooked a curve a bit and got on the rear brake harder than I...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 921
Posted By Travman
The Sargent seat is a bit wide at the nose so...

The Sargent seat is a bit wide at the nose so that is why your reach to the ground seems high. I just returned a Standard height Sargent seat because of the opposite, it was too low. The actual...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 961
Views: 215,876
Posted By Travman
It was comfortable but not did not cut it for me...

It was comfortable but not did not cut it for me for the longer hauls to and from the mountains. If it was around $400 I would have kept it as a second seat for around town and trails. However, at...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,973
Posted By Travman
This was a great idea. Would need a seat but...

This was a great idea. Would need a seat but will be waiting a month or so to see if Russell does a discount this Fall.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 961
Views: 215,876
Posted By Travman
At Two Wheels of Suches in Suches, GA. ...

At Two Wheels of Suches in Suches, GA.

http://i1372.photobucket.com/albums/ag329/tptashnik/suches_096_424850239_zps05054228.jpg
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,293
Posted By Travman
You've gotten a lot of good advice here and I...

You've gotten a lot of good advice here and I agree with the goretex outer shell jacket and pants with layers or electrics underneath. I would however loose the idea of a 4 season jacket. You'll...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,096
Posted By Travman
I replaced the stock screen on my GSA with the...

I replaced the stock screen on my GSA with the VStream. Nice screen, I also used one on my RT. The screen made a big difference in noise reduction. I still had buffeting over 70mph so I bolted on...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,909
Posted By Travman
I experimented with the camelbac. Not too crazy...

I experimented with the camelbac. Not too crazy about wearing the backpack while riding and the 90 degree bite valve was a pain to use. As suggested here, I picked up a 1L platypus bottle and hose...
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,909
Posted By Travman
Thanks all for the ideas. I do have a camelbac...

Thanks all for the ideas. I do have a camelbac that I have used for hiking and did consider that for longer rides. For shorter or around town riding I liked the idea of a bottle with some type of...
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,909
Posted By Travman
Full Face Helmet - Drinking Water....how?

Just purchased an Arai XD4 helmet and this is my first full face helmet. Up to now, I have always worn flip up helmets. I have always kept a water bottle on the handle bar to sip at traffic lights...
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,499
Posted By Travman
Well I finally got to try one on today. Did I...

Well I finally got to try one on today. Did I buy it, no. Here's why.

The Good
Great looking helmet and the blue has a fantastic paint job. Eye port was huge.

The Bad
Hot spots on front...
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