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Forum: Equipment 03-04-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,469
Posted By Travman
You mean like Aerostich Dariens, Darien Lites, or...

You mean like Aerostich Dariens, Darien Lites, or AD1's?
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By Travman
I had a Sena on my multitec. The advice above is...

I had a Sena on my multitec. The advice above is right on about pressing the wire just under the edge around the bottom of the helmet. For the mic, I opted for the wired and the placement I started...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6,281
Views: 1,098,702
Posted By Travman
Hmmmm, must be the bike, it looked good when I...

Hmmmm, must be the bike, it looked good when I owned it! :D
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,262
Posted By Travman
Crap, missed that. Blame it on old age!

Crap, missed that. Blame it on old age!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,262
Posted By Travman
Surprised no one has mentioned Foremost. If your...

Surprised no one has mentioned Foremost. If your over 50 and an AARP member, their rates beat anything I could find on motorcycles. Sometimes it pays to be old. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,364
Posted By Travman
In mid summer, engine temp often hit 212 F when...

In mid summer, engine temp often hit 212 F when sitting at a light. Fan would bring that down quickly.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2,459
Views: 327,423
Posted By Travman
This exact issue started on mine a coule days...

This exact issue started on mine a coule days ago. Playing music then get a loud single beep, then no music. Can't figure out the cause but I again cleared the pairings and repaired everything. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,845
Posted By Travman
+1 on the Russell Got mine a couple of weeks...

+1 on the Russell

Got mine a couple of weeks ago and it does raise you up about an inch. For the first time on any bike, I cannot flat foot both feet. My heels are slightly raised when stopped. ...
Forum: Vendors 01-08-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 30,350
Posted By Travman
Seems like they need to just make a better...

Seems like they need to just make a better product or a wholesale redesign of the 20S. I was an early adopter but sent mine back after it stopped working and fell apart after 3 hrs of use. Was...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,423
Posted By Travman
They changed the lock cylinders for the aluminum...

They changed the lock cylinders for the aluminum cases on the LC GSA. They now cost about $35 a piece and have to be keyed to the bike by the factory. There was some talk over the summer about...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,423
Posted By Travman
I had the same thing happen in May, about 3...

I had the same thing happen in May, about 3 months after I picked up the GSA. I have a thread on here about it as well. The dealer replaced it for free. However, at that time the lock cylinders...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 17,586
Posted By Travman
I had thought that if you did not have a circuit...

I had thought that if you did not have a circuit set to direct constant on, then the PDM would not have any pull, with the ignition off. So is this not the case. Does the PDM always draw current...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 1,305
Views: 318,155
Posted By Travman
As a lifetime boater I was very familiar with...

As a lifetime boater I was very familiar with canvas material and its durability. It was a deciding factor in going with Russell. On their main page, scroll to the bottom and you'll see the links...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-28-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 1,305
Views: 318,155
Posted By Travman
They are Russell seats with vinyl sides an Ocean...

They are Russell seats with vinyl sides an Ocean Blue Sunbrella Canvas on top and heat. This was their test ride. I really like how the canvas looks and feels. No sliding around and the canvas...
Forum: Vendors 12-27-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 34,217
Posted By Travman
You may be right. Did a short ride Christmas Day...

You may be right. Did a short ride Christmas Day with the wife and a 200 mile ride on Friday. Seats feel great from the outset. Loved having heated seats again, especially with a 33 degree start...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 6,281
Views: 1,098,702
Posted By Travman
Here are a couple pics from Friday's ride. About...

Here are a couple pics from Friday's ride. About 200 miles in the saddle and the seats felt great. The heated seat was glorious during the 33 degree start of the day. Not the best pics but you can...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1,305
Views: 318,155
Posted By Travman
Friday's ride, lunch stop, Ellijay, GA ...

Friday's ride, lunch stop, Ellijay, GA

http://i1372.photobucket.com/albums/ag329/tptashnik/IMG_0544_zps8ea87c95.jpg
Forum: Vendors 12-25-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 34,217
Posted By Travman
I learned that the "build date" is the day it...

I learned that the "build date" is the day it enters the production process, which can take up to 2 weeks depending on the order and how busy they are. Kim will call and ask for cc number on its...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-25-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,997
Posted By Travman
I took a similar course at the BMW performance...

I took a similar course at the BMW performance center last year and they had us turn off ABS and ACS. The skid test was the eye opener on this. They had us practice a panic stop with and without...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6,281
Views: 1,098,702
Posted By Travman
From my boating experience, Sunbrella canvas is...

From my boating experience, Sunbrella canvas is naturally water resistant. If left in a heavy rain, yes they would get soaked but just about anything would.
Forum: Vendors 12-24-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 34,217
Posted By Travman
Russell's Arrived

Well the seats finally showed up today. Only got to sit on them for a few minutes in the garage. Will give them a proper break in on Friday.

...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6,281
Views: 1,098,702
Posted By Travman
Just arrived today. Will get to try these out on...

Just arrived today. Will get to try these out on Friday.

http://i1372.photobucket.com/albums/ag329/tptashnik/IMG_0536_zps97349872.jpg
...
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,121
Posted By Travman
Depends on expectations. The SMH5 will run fine...

Depends on expectations. The SMH5 will run fine over an 8-9 hour ride playing music or intercom throughout. I just shut it off at stops and lunch. For 10+ hour rides, I'll charge it on the bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 6,281
Views: 1,098,702
Posted By Travman
That's what happens when you play with another...

That's what happens when you play with another guy's toys! :rofl
Forum: Equipment 12-22-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,121
Posted By Travman
What's your intended use for the Sena. If it...

What's your intended use for the Sena. If it will be for just listening to GPS, music and perhaps intercom with passenger, I would suggest looking at the SMH5. It works perfectly for those...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,577
Posted By Travman
Where parts simply fall off when the bike no...

Where parts simply fall off when the bike no longer needs them! :huh
Forum: Vendors 12-20-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,282
Posted By Travman
Fits in the GSAW perfectly and size wise, do not...

Fits in the GSAW perfectly and size wise, do not even notice it's there.
Forum: Vendors 12-20-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 19,232
Posted By Travman
Just ordered

Chalk up another one for GA.
Forum: Vendors 12-18-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 34,217
Posted By Travman
Well the seats finally shipped and I should have...

Well the seats finally shipped and I should have them next week. They had some delays with the Sunbrella canvas I ordered.
Forum: Vendors 12-12-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,384
Posted By Travman
New Subscriber Fail

RoadRunner is offering a special for 1yr at $20, so I thought that I would give the magazine another shot. Especially because they have a digital issue and iPad app and read most of of my magazine...
Forum: Vendors 12-11-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 34,217
Posted By Travman
It's still at Russell. They said that it would...

It's still at Russell. They said that it would be shipped tomorrow or Monday, so I should have it by next weekend. Will post pics when they arrive.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 17,586
Posted By Travman
Installed one of these in my GSA today to replace...

Installed one of these in my GSA today to replace an Eastern Beaver 3-way fuse block. Using existing wiring, everything went together easily and had plenty of wire to tuck it into the tail.

What...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,179
Posted By Travman
It's a camhead engine. Valve checks are every 6k...

It's a camhead engine. Valve checks are every 6k miles on a camhead. The 2014 GSA LC get valve checks at 12k.
Forum: Vendors 12-06-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,282
Posted By Travman
Just what I had been looking for. BTW -...

Just what I had been looking for.

BTW - shipping notice 3 minutes after order, nice.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,854
Posted By Travman
I settled on a beadrider with an Alaska Sheepskin...

I settled on a beadrider with an Alaska Sheepskin over that and the seat in the high/low position. Rode with that for over 6k miles. However, I hope to be ditching the beadrider and sheepskin...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,329
Posted By Travman
Not sure about the wafers but I have had a lock...

Not sure about the wafers but I have had a lock cylinder fall out. Thankfully this was one of the lid locks. Was on a trip about a month after getting the panniers and locks. Went to lock the lids...
Forum: Vendors 11-27-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 34,217
Posted By Travman
Mine get built next week and I will be...

Mine get built next week and I will be impatiently awaiting its return.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,167
Posted By Travman
Not if you have to sit in an airplane seat every...

Not if you have to sit in an airplane seat every week or find a motorcycle seat that provides some leg room and sets you back from the tank. The world (and motorcycles) is made for people below the...
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,230
Posted By Travman
Nope, XXL Tall fits perfectly! :D

Nope, XXL Tall fits perfectly! :D
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 715
Posted By Travman
If you figure this out without removing the tank,...

If you figure this out without removing the tank, let us know. I have the booster plug already from previous bike that will work on the GSA but have not wanted to deal with the whole tank removal as...
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