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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 06:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 775
Posted By rboett
Maybe check to see how the cable is routed. Once...

Maybe check to see how the cable is routed. Once upon a time I put some aftermarket hand guards on my 96 GS and had a clutch cable failure, In looking at how I had rerouted it became apparent that...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,400
Posted By rboett
or on this site. whatever you do, do not...

or on this site. whatever you do, do not subscribe to the "What have you done to your GS today" thread :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 953
Posted By rboett
Interesting, I run my progressive at 8 clicks ...

Interesting, I run my progressive at 8 clicks in my 08 Gs adv and NEVER feel it until its needed. Not sure what they mean by 'light steering'. When I have 9 gallons of gas in the pig I wouldn't...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 953
Posted By rboett
from the hyperpro site: (RSC is their...

from the hyperpro site: (RSC is their progressive,, CSC is their linear)

The RSC steering damper

This one is unique in its kind and is superior to other steering dampers. It behaves like a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 953
Posted By rboett
I put a hypropro from Klaus (EPM) on my 08 GS...

I put a hypropro from Klaus (EPM) on my 08 GS adv,

Do they make a real world difference?
For me yes, I recently hit a huge DEEP pot hole that snuck up on me on a dirt road. front end...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By rboett
I agree with that , a buddy of mine had a low...

I agree with that , a buddy of mine had a low speed tip over (10 mph) , the lowers did just fine, no damage to the heads.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,071
Posted By rboett
motoskiveez may help

Like bicycle shorts , only designed for moto.


http://motoskiveez.com/shop-page/adventure-skiveez/
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,230,768
Posted By rboett
THE GREAT HOAX :lol3 Every time I have been...

THE GREAT HOAX :lol3 Every time I have been there its been beautiful, I think this was perpetrated to slow the northerly migration ....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,230,768
Posted By rboett
Question Looks very nice. I see in the instructions that...

Looks very nice. I see in the instructions that to install you need to remove the rear splash guard. After install, does the rear splash guard still fit on, or do you have to go without it? Thanks
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,059
Posted By rboett
Etymotic research HF5,s,, for me Go in deep, ...

Etymotic research HF5,s,, for me Go in deep, they stay in sound great., very efficient. May stick out too far for some, I use them in my xd3 for hours with Sena ,, You need to get a good seal for...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 920
Posted By rboett
Wow! :eek1 I'm going to double check mine, I...

Wow! :eek1 I'm going to double check mine, I just did them last week. Torque wrenches are mandatory for important bolts like these, also going to check the bolts for the steering damper I put on. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,230,768
Posted By rboett
Nice looking r1100! kinda miss my 96

Nice looking r1100! kinda miss my 96
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By rboett
Der Tractor!! Probably pull a plow no problem. ...

Der Tractor!! Probably pull a plow no problem.

To complete the look you need an RDL seat.

or maybe paint it up like this

<a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,230,768
Posted By rboett
New carbone lorraine brake pads from...

New carbone lorraine brake pads from beemerboneyard.
front and back.:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,547
Posted By rboett
Saw that you ended up what looked like pretty far...

Saw that you ended up what looked like pretty far from the bike.... Superman!!!!

How did you land,, of course you tucked and rolled, then just stood up, right?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,547
Posted By rboett
Do you think a steering damper would of help? ...

Do you think a steering damper would of help?

I think mine has saved me a couple times, one of those, 45 mph on a dirt road, BIG DEEP pot hole snuck up on me.. Bike soaked it up and keep straight
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 275,591
Posted By rboett
You don't reactive Gortex. Gortex is the...

You don't reactive Gortex. Gortex is the laminated membrane material to the shell fabric. At some point you may need to reapply some water proofing type stuff to the outer materiel,, but not so...
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By rboett
Interesting, I recently got a pair of bluetooth...

Interesting, I recently got a pair of bluetooth jaybird wireless x (not for riding) that have maybe up to 8 hours of time with built in bluetooth,, all the charging ,battery and bluetooth...
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By rboett
Question Soundwrap - syphon sound flexible electrostatic speakers?

Anybody try these yet?

https://www.syphonsound.com/soundwrap.html

:ear:ear
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,767
Posted By rboett
Funny, I had the same line of thinking when I...

Funny, I had the same line of thinking when I went from my R1100GS to my R1200GSA:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,767
Posted By rboett
Might as well start lining up the financing, or...

Might as well start lining up the financing, or carving out the funds. I made that mistake in 08, took my trusty old r1100GS in for service, and got a 08 loaner. Made my eyes go wide, and my...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,767
Posted By rboett
HAH! just up your life insurance,,, she might...

HAH! just up your life insurance,,, she might buy it for you.

Ok,, If you need to justify it to yourself: (these points may or not be true,, just points to help rationalize)
- 2015 will be safer...
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By rboett
Sidi adv gortex sizing seem spot on. I usually...

Sidi adv gortex sizing seem spot on. I usually buy US size 12 (sometimes I can get away with an 11 1/2) medium width, the euro 46 size fit great. Before I had a pair of Aerostich Combats, which...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By rboett
I always wondered what the restaurants here in...

I always wondered what the restaurants here in the South did with the leftover grits, I guess we ship them to New Jersey. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,767
Posted By rboett
Not sure why you are worried about price. If you...

Not sure why you are worried about price. If you are riding less than 2000 miles a year, you are apparently willing to take the hit on a little used, depreciating, expensive asset.

Just go...
Forum: Vendors 03-27-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,560
Posted By rboett
hmmm, that's not good. try calling them maybe. ...

hmmm, that's not good.
try calling them maybe. I do know they are a small operation, him and one other guy and trailer, so he is on the road 24/7. NOt sticking up for the lack of response. just...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,230,768
Posted By rboett
Getting ready to get more dirty Oil cooler...

Getting ready to get more dirty

Oil cooler guard
<a href="http://s1335.photobucket.com/user/rboett/media/gs/Oil%20cooler%20guard_zpspg01wonl.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 689
Posted By rboett
Aerostich darien pants - aerostich can customize...

Aerostich darien pants - aerostich can customize your fit, give them a call and they will walk you through how to measure. I few years back I had them raise the knee and shorten he inseam on a pair,...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 72,670
Posted By rboett
http://blog.motorcycle.com/2015/03/13/manufacturer...

http://blog.motorcycle.com/2015/03/13/manufacturers/bmw/bmw-recalls-367000-k-r-series-models/?utm_medium=display&utm_source=relatedscout&utm_content=title-3
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 22,545
Posted By rboett
yes, Shhhhhhhhhh!

yes, Shhhhhhhhhh!
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 22,545
Posted By rboett
Plus the pole 'Shafts' have been known to fail ,...

Plus the pole 'Shafts' have been known to fail , always just after the warranty expires .:clap
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 22,545
Posted By rboett
Its also made of Leather And the zippers are...

Its also made of Leather And the zippers are really LOUD!!! :lol3 But, to each his own, really.

Edit: OOps, Someone beat me to it>

The BMW version has electric /auto self zippering zippers,...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,236
Posted By rboett
Credit card and drivers license. Makes gas stops...

Credit card and drivers license. Makes gas stops quicker.
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 22,545
Posted By rboett
Not exactly, but with MSR Hubba series (I have...

Not exactly, but with MSR Hubba series (I have the Mutha Hubba) ,, you can quickly erect the fly structure first, then go under and finish up out of the rain.

All fastening is of the clip to pole...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 3,924
Views: 645,439
Posted By rboett
Try these ,, great sound Etymotic research hf5, ...

Try these ,, great sound Etymotic research hf5, in the ear and are rated at 35 dB - 42 dB noise isolation. Some complain about the bass, but just get a good seal. These are the most monitor type...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,614
Posted By rboett
Yes, Zombie batteries should be put down, or they...

Yes, Zombie batteries should be put down, or they will bite you in the end, ,, or another body part.
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,624
Posted By rboett
Camp time roll-a-table, except no substitute. ...

Camp time roll-a-table, except no substitute.

<a href="http://s1335.photobucket.com/user/rboett/media/gs/table_zpskpk15ks6.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By rboett
this,,, :clap has uv protection as well

this,,, :clap has uv protection as well
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,819
Posted By rboett
I usually strap a Kelly sunshade to the back of...

I usually strap a Kelly sunshade to the back of the bike for sun or rain protection.

This is not my pic (lifted off of another advrider thread)

In high winds you need to stake it out, and it...
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,338
Posted By rboett
+1 on Sidi Adv gortex - buy them from bikerland...

+1 on Sidi Adv gortex - buy them from bikerland in germany, good exchange rate these days.
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