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Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,413
Posted By Epictetus70
Bought my 2012 when I was 42......I also have a...

Bought my 2012 when I was 42......I also have a KTM 450 EXC-R. I guess I fall in the middle, more or less. Regardless, love my GSA....and my KTM!:D
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By Epictetus70
08 KTM 450 EXC-R tool kit? What say you?

Greetings fellow inmates! :freaky

I want to put together a tool kit for my thumper for those roads less traveled.

Any suggestions or links to another thread and/or a website already covering...
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,731
Posted By Epictetus70
Can't speak to the BMW jacket but I do own the...

Can't speak to the BMW jacket but I do own the Badlands Pro jacket and pants. (past couple of years). The jacket and pants are Bombproof! You know you're wearing them, but that doesn't bother me....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,228
Posted By Epictetus70
Here's the link where I installed my booster...

Here's the link where I installed my booster plug. Granted it's on a 2012 GSA AC moto.....but it might help.

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=19956979&postcount=242
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,579
Posted By Epictetus70
I ride a GS Adventure and just switched my rear...

I ride a GS Adventure and just switched my rear to an Anakee III. So far so good, runs great on asphalt as previously mentioned. Haven't hit the dirt yet so we'll see how if fairs there. I'm...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-01-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,988
Posted By Epictetus70
I really like my Baja Designs setup.....you can...

I really like my Baja Designs setup.....you can also buy a set and mount them as additional lights. They are sick bright! I also bought a remote dimmer switch so I can lower the lumen's so I don't...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-24-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 3,439
Views: 643,253
Posted By Epictetus70
:clap This video was puro AWESOMENESS.....great...

:clap This video was puro AWESOMENESS.....great humor!!! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 791
Views: 102,680
Posted By Epictetus70
R1200GS Adventure 2012

Bought the Rhino a year ago......have about 7500 miles. NO issues....did the basic scheduled maintenance.

:D ALL GOOD :D
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,950
Posted By Epictetus70
Mine don't hum...... quiet as a mouse at church :D

Mine don't hum...... quiet as a mouse at church :D
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,120
Posted By Epictetus70
Sidi just came out with these....they're called...

Sidi just came out with these....they're called "Armada." I have the Canyon boot and they're great.....feel a little naked when I'm out on the dirt. They are very comfortable. I had my local BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 667,390
Posted By Epictetus70
+++1 :clap That rocks!

+++1 :clap That rocks!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 667,390
Posted By Epictetus70
I recently installed the Alt Rider Skid plate...

I recently installed the Alt Rider Skid plate (Black).....nice and the BoosterPlug. Seems smother at slower speeds. Oh and I've been playing with the website www.picmonkey.com...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 667,390
Posted By Epictetus70
How do you like'em so far? Keep hearing so many...

How do you like'em so far? Keep hearing so many mixed reviews.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2,785
Views: 877,240
Posted By Epictetus70
http://epictetus70.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Group-r...

http://epictetus70.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Group-ride/Jean-NV-GS-Riders/i-jL6f7Cs/0/L/Trickedoutphoto-L.jpg

Used www.picmonkey.com (http://www.picmonkey.com) to manipulate picture.....:D
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 71,488
Posted By Epictetus70
Pictures of Boosterplug install on 2012 R1200GS Adv.

DONE! Thanks again all for your postings and experiences. I figured I'd add a few pic's of my own install in hopes that it might help others.

My sequence of pictures start with a wider shot of...
Forum: The Garage 11-01-2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 4,095
Views: 535,087
Posted By Epictetus70
This thread is simply AWESOME.....thank you all...

This thread is simply AWESOME.....thank you all you have knowledge in this area and willing to share it with those unfamiliar such as myself.

Yet another reason why ADV rider forum kicks A$$!!...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1,749
Views: 628,518
Posted By Epictetus70
Just a simple pic......nothing fancy. :D ...

Just a simple pic......nothing fancy. :D

http://epictetus70.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Group-ride/Jean-NV-GS-Riders/i-GvdPX3W/0/L/DSC02275-L.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,950
Posted By Epictetus70
I just googled "hid for bmw motocycles" and came...

I just googled "hid for bmw motocycles" and came across a few websites. Here's just one link.....good luck.

Looking at the second unit " Ultra Slim Digital HID KIT," it looks identical to my unit...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,730
Posted By Epictetus70
+1 :D Did the install.....simply with good...

+1 :D Did the install.....simply with good instructions and all hardware included. They are crazy bright!! Just what I was looking for. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,389
Posted By Epictetus70
Here's a few pic's on what I did....After I...

Here's a few pic's on what I did....After I finished the install I just made sure there was no binding. I also did the same with the moto running to make sure it wasn't having an affect on my...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,457
Posted By Epictetus70
:rickySimply awesome:ricky Clean and very...

:rickySimply awesome:ricky Clean and very creative. If you made a kit, I'd buy it. :beer
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 20,221
Posted By Epictetus70
Thanks for the sharing :clap Can't wait to...

Thanks for the sharing :clap

Can't wait to see what the Adventure gonna look like.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-04-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 232
Posted By Epictetus70
Noob Training (Las Vegas, NV) for Dirt Riding this Saturday (10-6-12)

Howdy y'all, :D

For those of you like me who are new to riding, especially dirt riding, BMW Motorcycles of Las Vegas is putting on a free one day dirt riding training session. Below is the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,547
Posted By Epictetus70
Very cool, thanks for sharing :clap

Very cool, thanks for sharing :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,266
Posted By Epictetus70
Very cool.....congrats! Digging the b&w pic...

Very cool.....congrats! Digging the b&w pic too!!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,415
Posted By Epictetus70
I bought my 2012 GSA Triple Black with ESA the...

I bought my 2012 GSA Triple Black with ESA the end of March. I also had the factory panniers put on.
Out the door I paid just under $26K. In retrospect that seemed high but I wanted to do my part...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,087
Posted By Epictetus70
No problems here......I occasionally miss 2nd...

No problems here......I occasionally miss 2nd gear (I go into neutral) but that is operator error I'm sure. I recently purchased a hammerhead shifter and it seems to work better for me. Plus I now...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-16-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,163
Posted By Epictetus70
Eh? Cleaned contact point, even bent them gently to...

Cleaned contact point, even bent them gently to make better contact and added dielectric grease and :huh no go!

I'm thinking my screen is just puttered out. Next stop is soldering jumper cables as...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,737
Posted By Epictetus70
Thank you all for the wonderful and insightful...

Thank you all for the wonderful and insightful comments. :clap

I'll have to look into that booster plug thingy......:wink: more farkling!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-12-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 241
Posted By Epictetus70
Utah (Cedar City) MOA weekend getaway

Anyone else attending this event on the 28th-30th of September? If anyone would like to ride up as a group let me know. I plan on leaving ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-12-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 264
Posted By Epictetus70
Utah (Cedar City) MOA weekend getaway

Anyone else attending this event on the 28th-30th of September? If anyone would like to ride up as a group let me know. I plan on leaving ...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2012, 12:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,672
Posted By Epictetus70
Did that once.......as I began to lean the bike I...

Did that once.......as I began to lean the bike I realized.....still leaning!....still leaning!....oh crap! Can't holder up....and the Rhino takes a nap. Luckily not to many people were...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,140
Posted By Epictetus70
Perhaps something a little smaller :D

Perhaps something a little smaller :D
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-04-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,163
Posted By Epictetus70
Thanks everyone for your insight, next, take...

Thanks everyone for your insight, next, take apart and re-solder and/or re-bend contacts........I'll advise if that does the trick. :clap

Thanks again!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-03-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,163
Posted By Epictetus70
Help! Garmin 60CS

I've owned my 60CS for quite some time and it starting to turn off on me. http://my2wheels.com/forum/images/smilies/mysmilies/wtf.gif (Why the face?).

So I tried putting some material behind the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-03-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 41,335
Posted By Epictetus70
Me and my girl ...

Me and my girl

http://epictetus70.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Outdoors/Utah-mostly-Utah/i-d5xC3Qq/0/L/photo-1-L.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,737
Posted By Epictetus70
Does your GS/GSA just stall when....

I have a 2012 GSA......when idle and clutch engaged, I sometimes throttle up the engine. Reasons being, to let cars know I'm near them, when I'm near them or at a light and have I have my girlfriend...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,180
Posted By Epictetus70
:clap perfect acronym!!

:clap perfect acronym!!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,299
Posted By Epictetus70
I have about 3800 miles (GSA).....no...

I have about 3800 miles (GSA).....no problemo.......pure joy. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,313
Posted By Epictetus70
Congrats! :clap Your wife might enjoy the...

Congrats! :clap

Your wife might enjoy the ride on your GSA, take her for spin. Especially if you get a topcase with a back cushion. Or an aftermarket back rest. My girlfriend found it comfortable.
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