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Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,412
Posted By PeterX
Mudsling issue.

Installed Machineart Fenda Extenda and Mudlsing. No issues or problems if you use the correct tires, but I did not use the recommended size on my 2014 GS. i used the olde GS size. in a Mitas 07 ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,085
Posted By PeterX
Brake pad wear

First set was toast at 12K miles. When I replaced them with OEM pads I made sure I cleaned and lubed all the pins and pivot points. At 25K miles now, and more than half the pad is still available....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,488
Posted By PeterX
Oil left behind.

POI:deal
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,488
Posted By PeterX
Oil in valve covers

"...I do not believe that getting those last drops of oil that reside in the valve covers is all that important.....to most people.

To me it's crucial, there is a lot more oil in there on the new...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,113
Posted By PeterX
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,113
Posted By PeterX
side stand

Always good to get some consensus on the answer you were hoping for. Thanks all:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,113
Posted By PeterX
sidestand

Some pretty fine references:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,113
Posted By PeterX
Side stand as shut-off

I've been using the side stand as a shut off (down while the bike is in gear) on my GS LC. i've asked a couple of techs and have gotten very different responses "no problem, doesn't hurt anything",...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,410
Posted By PeterX
2014 gs

Just closed out 24K miles on a 2014 low frame GS. Up to AK from CA, across the country a couple of times, all kinds of conditions, all kinds of roads. The control wheel stopped working for a couple...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By PeterX
lowered stand

My 2014 lowered GS came with the wrong center stand installed. I took it back to the dealer and they replaced it with the correct one under warrantee.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,296
Posted By PeterX
Beemer Boneyard

Beemer Boneyard now has the complete 12K maintenance kit for the GS LC:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By PeterX
tires

On my second set of Tourance Next tires. Happy with the wear - 8k on the rear - and the traction on pavement and mild off road. I like them.
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,380
Posted By PeterX
Held Air and Dry

[QUOTE=dixonk;24833555]Having the same problem with a pair of Held Air N Dry. Have an email to both Germany and USA with no reply. Purchased from Revzilla but they no longer handle warranty claims as...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,762
Posted By PeterX
Pivot pegz

I don't have the part # for the pegs, but I purchased them from Adventuredesigns and they fit the bike perfectly. They are a reliable source of information for the LC GS
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,762
Posted By PeterX
muddy bike

http://i656.photobucket.com/albums/uu282/progress49/alaska/IMG_1038.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,762
Posted By PeterX
Pivot pegs

I think they are great. Comfortable to stand on for extended periods, and the pivoting feature is easy on my knees and ankles. I did raise the shifter and that made a big difference in the ease of...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,762
Posted By PeterX
non ride report addendum

…so good, that I decided to take another trip. This time x-country to visit my daughter in Philly and ride with my sister and nephew in VT.

I did most of the 12k service myself - oil change,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2,350
Views: 284,078
Posted By PeterX
SD card issues

When I spoke to Garmin tech support about issues I was having with the installed card, they told me they recommend 8GB as the largest to put in. i don't use the card now, so it's not an issue for me.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 901
Posted By PeterX
sticking slide

I had similar issue with mine. There is the lock slide and the release button as others have mentioned. I used compressed air to clean out the area around the mechanism and then lubricated it with a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,480
Posted By PeterX
tires

[QUOTE=MotoBoss;23643022]Mitas E 07's. Have heard nothing but good things about these tires. I'm putting them on for a CDR trip this summer....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,762
Posted By PeterX
timing

Checked weather stats for the driest time of the year and poked around this site for peoples' experience. In the end, I've discovered, it's basically a crap shoot.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,762
Posted By PeterX
GSLC heat and old times.

It was, Anton. Good to hear from you. It's been a long time since you helped me patch up the hole in my ST.

I totaled the first one, but bought a second one and liked it even better. I did sell...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,762
Posted By PeterX
GSLC heat

Just the info I was looking for. I'll stop worrying and enjoy cranking it on.

I was warned about the mud in the radiators. I blew them out and reverse rinsed them out. Thanks for the heads up.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,762
Posted By PeterX
GSLC heat

The only heat I felt wash over me were the oppressive temps that were hitting everyone. It got worse when I hit Kansas and east as the heat tag teamed with the humidity to wear me out.

Nothing...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,762
Posted By PeterX
running temps

So I decided to take the bike cross country. Almost to the east coast now, and no problems except some concern about engine temps.

When I was coming across UT on rt 70, ambient temp @96, uphill...
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,724
Posted By PeterX
gloves

[QUOTE=Hikertrash;24546636]Anybody have a pair of these yet? They're in dealers now, but I can't find any reviews online.

I bought a pair of Held Air & Dry for a ride up north. I'm a big Held...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,615
Posted By PeterX
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 874
Posted By PeterX
sena volume

This is what I learned. Each function has it's own volume level. when you hear the music come on, twist the dial and boost the volume until it's where you want it to be. It will stay there for that...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,762
Posted By PeterX
[QUOTE=PeterX;24461960]I'm cleaning it now. Spent...

[QUOTE=PeterX;24461960]I'm cleaning it now. Spent a few hours on the first wash. Took off all the plastic and will be working on the second level tomorrow. Blew a lot of dirt out of the radiators...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,762
Posted By PeterX
Dalton ride

I'm cleaning it now. Spent a few hours on the first wash. Took off all the plastic and will be working on the second level tomorrow. Blew a lot of dirt out of the radiators with a compressor. Plastic...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,762
Posted By PeterX
enduro mode - my spin

As I mentioned, I don't have a lot of dual sport experience, my riding is mostly street. I would put the bike in enduro mode any time i came across patches of construction and kept it there on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,762
Posted By PeterX
flawless

What it means to me, is that there were no major issues during a long and challenging ride. The wheel was a minor glitch, nothing and no one is flawless. It was the spirit of the idea, not the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,762
Posted By PeterX
Miya's

Yep, the one for the earlier GSs. Great tire on pavement as well
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,762
Posted By PeterX
'14 GS LC low frame Prudhoe and back

Not a ride report just a couple of notes on what has turned out to be an outstanding bike.:clap

Left SF Bay area with 3,600 miles on bike 5/28, returned yesterday. @8,400 miles ridden, dropped...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,528
Posted By PeterX
Lowered bike

I've had the lowered bike with the low seat for 3,600 miles now. I have a 29" inseam and I feel much more comfortable on this bike than I did on my F800GS (lowered 1"). The ride is great and I've ...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2,453
Views: 436,446
Posted By PeterX
City Bag

I have one mounted on my '14 GS, it fits well - does not interfere with bars or rider, comes off easily and is secure when mounted. I like it a lot, not too big, not too small. I don't have any pics...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2,350
Views: 284,078
Posted By PeterX
screen protector

Nope, maybe just a little less glare. I'm happy with it.:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2,350
Views: 284,078
Posted By PeterX
Screen protect

This one fits perfectly, it was made for the unit

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00HJWPGYW/ref=oh_details_o07_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 2,350
Views: 284,078
Posted By PeterX
Jetspeed

You are one entertaining dude.:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,559
Posted By PeterX
Warrantees

I have a down payment on this bike and I'm looking forward to delivery. I've had 7 BMWs in my riding history and have had no major problems with any of them. I think I'd like to get an extended...
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