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Forum: Equipment 07-12-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,071
Posted By FargAT
I have a RDL (F/R) on my GSA. It's relatively...

I have a RDL (F/R) on my GSA. It's relatively firm, as in; you won't feel as if you're sitting on/in a recliner. However, it's the firmness + the wings that extend around your...ass..., that keep you...
Forum: Vendors 07-03-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 120,742
Posted By FargAT
I've seen some GSA installs here. I'm assuming it...

I've seen some GSA installs here. I'm assuming it takes 2 LED lights (low and high beam)?

I finished an HID install on my '11 GSA today, and have to admit that I'm absolutely underwhelmed. Unless...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,176
Posted By FargAT
:lurk Sounds like you're having a blast! I'm...

:lurk

Sounds like you're having a blast! I'm on board!


FargAT (Fargo, ND) :freaky
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,455
Posted By FargAT
There are a few moments where I feel inexplicably...

There are a few moments where I feel inexplicably stupid. This is one of those... :norton :shog

I did run the Tourmax in 90F today, ending with about 20 miles in a torrential downpour with heavy...
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,455
Posted By FargAT
I've run a few 300 mile days with the Tourmax....

I've run a few 300 mile days with the Tourmax. Below is my opinion to this point.

Roadnoise: it's a modular helmet, more noise is expected, but it wasn't at unacceptable levels.

Vision: I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2,516
Views: 426,820
Posted By FargAT
I'm turning 4250rpm at 75mph. Considering the...

I'm turning 4250rpm at 75mph. Considering the reports from the GSAW riders, I'm not displeased at all. :evil
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,958
Posted By FargAT
Seems to work well for some of us:...

Seems to work well for some of us: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=540395&page=302
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,958
Posted By FargAT
I'm either using the smartphone sitting in a...

I'm either using the smartphone sitting in a "X-Grip" cradle or, more predominantly, a Sony NEX-3.
The Sony is secured to the tank bag with a lanyard, just for the case that I drop it, it won't...
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,455
Posted By FargAT
Not AFAIK. The modular chin guard of the helmet...

Not AFAIK. The modular chin guard of the helmet would likely interfere with the strap of the goggles.
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,455
Posted By FargAT
Received my Tourmax yesterday. Purchased via...

Received my Tourmax yesterday. Purchased via eBay, shipped from the U.K within 5 days - all for under $360.

Bought the XL, it's a tight fit, but will likely break in after a bit. The chinguard is...
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,455
Posted By FargAT
I just ordered mine today. Will be shipped from...

I just ordered mine today. Will be shipped from the U.K for about $360 (incl. shipping). :clap

I'm coming of a Shark Evoline in XL that runs just a hair too tight. I hope the Caberg XL will be a...
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 58,364
Posted By FargAT
You might just need to start another thread...

You might just need to start another thread dedicated to the woman of your trip. That alone should make for a 5-star shenanigan. :evil :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,200,948
Posted By FargAT
Finally the plains are warming up enough to go...

Finally the plains are warming up enough to go back out.

Shot of my '11 GSA at Pelican Lake, MN.


http://i61.tinypic.com/2liy1w8.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 102,246
Posted By FargAT
If you're coming through Fargo, North Dakota -...

If you're coming through Fargo, North Dakota - send me a PM, we have a good group of Polish friends who are working at the local university, and as a rider, I'd take you up to Itasca State Park,...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 2,516
Views: 426,820
Posted By FargAT
:bow :bow :bow That's better than early...

:bow :bow :bow

That's better than early morning coffee.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 2,516
Views: 426,820
Posted By FargAT
Keep the images coming! :clap:clap:clap ...

Keep the images coming! :clap:clap:clap

...think I'll have to see what I can get for my '11 GSA. :norton
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2,516
Views: 426,820
Posted By FargAT
....what he said. :D For the rest of us,...

....what he said. :D


For the rest of us, show us some pics...ya know...we need them :csm
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,683
Posted By FargAT
Ctramp, we have 2 C-14s, and did the exact same...

Ctramp, we have 2 C-14s, and did the exact same thing. Through an ADV thread, I found the extended warranty at $330/ea. too good to pass up. However, we never had to use the warranty on either bike....
Forum: Ride reports 01-11-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 58,364
Posted By FargAT
Fantastic RR! Keep it coming & stay safe! ...

Fantastic RR! Keep it coming & stay safe!


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Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,683
Posted By FargAT
I called my local stealership, they told me that...

I called my local stealership, they told me that a 3yr, unlimited miles comes out to $1000. Wearable parts are not included in that "warranty".

I suppose, it would be prudent to start shopping...
Forum: Ride reports 12-25-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2,811
Views: 1,831,727
Posted By FargAT
As far as I'm concerned, this thread shall never...

As far as I'm concerned, this thread shall never die. It's one of the most inspiring, well done and documented threads I've had the pleasure to follow.

The book coming along slowly, isn't quite...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-25-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By FargAT
There are always the unsung heroes (early...

There are always the unsung heroes (early adopters) who go first and lead the way. Carry on, wayward son...be the first.

*i'd let the company know that you asked on ADV and you might be the first...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-25-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,683
Posted By FargAT
It's a matter of adding things up; at some point,...

It's a matter of adding things up; at some point, regardless of financing model/cash purchase of the bike, it becomes a win/lose proposition. Broken things on a GSA, if covered under warranty,...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-25-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By FargAT
Half the price of the Touratech counterpart,...

Half the price of the Touratech counterpart, which makes this a very interesting proposition!!

M.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-25-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,681
Posted By FargAT
I just switched, this July, from purely road...

I just switched, this July, from purely road (Concours 14) to a 2011 GS ADV. Yeah, she let me, too... :evil
Thus, by far, I am no authority to weigh on the aspects of deep sand, technical offroad,...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-25-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,683
Posted By FargAT
GSA Extended Warranty - worth it?

Howdy;

I did run a quick forum search, but turned up empty. :deal

Question:

I'm on a 2011 GS Adventure, 17.3k miles, and warranty expires coming March.
Is it worth extending the warranty?...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,516
Posted By FargAT
I confirm what the rest already said. '11...

I confirm what the rest already said.

'11 GSA 1200 here. 17k on the clock, new to me since July of this year.

My first ride was a 1500 mile bender from NYC back home to N.D
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 13,855
Posted By FargAT
The latest "installment" was probably my favorite...

The latest "installment" was probably my favorite so far; when most conventional ways fail, go the unconventional and wake up to something much better any conventionalism could have provided for you....
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 13,855
Posted By FargAT
:lurk <totally.

:lurk <totally.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2,516
Views: 426,820
Posted By FargAT
I'm very much looking forward to seeing the...

I'm very much looking forward to seeing the actual release in the showroom. If it is what I expect it to be, judging by the images, it will more than re-validate my purchase of the "old/current...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,854
Posted By FargAT
I was on the fence of either buying a GSA or...

I was on the fence of either buying a GSA or waiting for the release of the GSAW. In the end, I figured I'll be better off buying a decent used GSA (found a killer spec'd out '11) and wait for the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-14-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4,300
Views: 1,607,486
Posted By FargAT
Basically, you brought the essentials. :clap

Basically, you brought the essentials. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By FargAT
The HD boots are more of a "comfort" decision....

The HD boots are more of a "comfort" decision. You may also have a point though, that they have just too soft of a compound to withstand any heat.

Hmm..excuse to buy new boots for in-town?! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By FargAT
Hate to admit it, but in town or on long distance...

Hate to admit it, but in town or on long distance where there's no gravel/offroad involved, I'm using HD leather boots.
Good point on the "heat so far up front" - that might be something to contact...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By FargAT
Burnin' my rubber...

Ok...now that I have your attention.. :evil

Those who have overly sized shoes (US 13+), yes it relates to plenty of other oversized things our likes are "plagued" with :ear ...

...when I keep...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,153
Posted By FargAT
It quite possibly is. Mine indicates RDC on the...

It quite possibly is. Mine indicates RDC on the digital readout, when I switch the info to TPM.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,153
Posted By FargAT
If all else fails, latest at your next tire swap,...

If all else fails, latest at your next tire swap, the dealer (or yourself) should see the TPM unit inside the rim.
Just let them know in advance that there SHOULD be a TPM sensor on board,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,071
Posted By FargAT
Last ditch effort to drill through - since the...

Last ditch effort to drill through - since the part was on the delivery truck still. With a little help to hold the patient steady, I finally managed to drill through to the other side. And...voila`,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,153
Posted By FargAT
The ASC can be en/disabled while rolling. The ABS...

The ASC can be en/disabled while rolling. The ABS only while in neutral and stopped. The ASC indicates on the dash LCD display with a circle, the ABS shows the "break failure" either blinking or...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,071
Posted By FargAT
Current status: Left side? No issues at all....

Current status:

Left side? No issues at all. Drilled out like a charm - no play for the replacement piece.
Driver's right was so firmly wedged inside the tube, that even drilling was to now...
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