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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-23-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,970
Posted By Musashi50
Thumb Thanks Riteris

Download complete! Thanks for the direction...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-23-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,970
Posted By Musashi50
Talking Thanks (a minor update)

LaurelPerryOnLand,

Jnclem is correct. The YouTube video is awesome! The Classroom portion helped identify what I did wrong the other day:

1) Too much speed for my skill level. (Can't learn...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-22-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,970
Posted By Musashi50
Thumb Thank You All

Enjoyed reading all responses to my original post. Turns out, after actually verifying how the button works, I DID get my GSA into off-road ASC mode for the longer dirt road between Soda Lake on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-21-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,970
Posted By Musashi50
So, How do YOU do it?

Greetings All,

Went for a ride today that included a gravel road that was a bit deeper/looser in a right hand corner than I expected. I did not drop my GSA, but recovering control was NOT at all...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,635
Posted By Musashi50
Thumb Jim, Thanks for the awesome comparison images. ...

Jim, Thanks for the awesome comparison images. Seeing these competing vendors essentially next to one another provides a valuable visual perspective. Sadly, I can offer no relevant GS/GSA...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,507
Posted By Musashi50
Greetings JM, FWIW, normally my '13 GSA gets...

Greetings JM,

FWIW, normally my '13 GSA gets around 39mpg per the bike computer. Then again, I saw a high of over fifty mpg during my ride over Tioga Pass. (Probably going downhill w/a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,809
Posted By Musashi50
I used to experience the same situation when out...

I used to experience the same situation when out with my riding buddies. My RT had MUCH longer legs than the bikes I was riding with. Now, with the GSA, my range has expanded even more. I can...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,582
Posted By Musashi50
Nope, don't own one and am unlikely to purchase...

Nope, don't own one and am unlikely to purchase one as I ride solo pretty much exclusively (her choice, not mine). For me (and just my opinion), If two side panniers and a 4L storage pod can't hold...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,378
Posted By Musashi50
Form follows function...

So far I've added BMW panniers because I needed the functionality of these cases to haul my stuff (MC gear, RC gear, Student gear, etc.) and a set of TT bar risers to relieve arm/back pain. Can...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 3,394
Views: 495,125
Posted By Musashi50
Installed Gerbings pigtail at battery. Getting a...

Installed Gerbings pigtail at battery. Getting a bit cool in the mornings around here... YES!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3,394
Views: 495,125
Posted By Musashi50
Had Touratech Bar Risers installed. So far, I...

Had Touratech Bar Risers installed. So far, I like 'em just fine. Interestingly pushing the bike off the center stands seems easier, more controlled now. Probably just my imagination! Also,...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,569
Posted By Musashi50
Question Is "more" REALLY better?

Greetings 65SlashTwo,

:clap

I really like what you've done on you red (best color) GSA regarding the addition of the Baja Designs Squadron lights above the OEM fog (?) lights. Do you see...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,015
Posted By Musashi50
Thumb Tools Received

Received Kai Ju's tools. Worked really well on a pump handle with full size trunk. So-so on a pump handle with the abbreviated trunk, but WAY better than no tool at all. Overall, great addition to...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,015
Posted By Musashi50
Thumb Thanks DangerMoney!

Have ordered Kai Ju's product. Thanks for the link to his post.
Forum: Vendors 08-20-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 31,736
Posted By Musashi50
Thumb PM Sent

PM sent.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,015
Posted By Musashi50
Thumb Thanks All

Good Evening All,

Thanks for all of the input.

:clap Special thanks to Hubbman.

Exactly what I was hoping to see.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,015
Posted By Musashi50
Question Gassing-Up in California

Good Morning All,

Have searched this forum and haven't found much info on this. Of the BMW motorcycles I've owned over the past eight years (R1200C Montauk, K1200LT, R1150R, R1200RT, and K1300S)...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 21,094
Posted By Musashi50
Thumb JM, after looking at your most recent images, I...

JM, after looking at your most recent images, I realized your installed lights on either side of the light bar are not remotely in the way. My bad. Guess I should have a cup of coffee BEFORE I...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 21,094
Posted By Musashi50
Question Peanut Gallery Suggestion...

JM wrote: "I've decided the 8" OnX mounted under the beak isn't going to work due to clearance bewteen the fender and the light mounted under the beak. Under full compression the fender will spank...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,443
Posted By Musashi50
Wink The GSA is just too big to split lanes?

Greetings.

In the end you will need to do what you need to do. That said, IMHO the GSA is fine for lane splitting. Used to lane split on an RT once in awhile with no issues. Of course riding a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 3,394
Views: 495,125
Posted By Musashi50
Break-in service complete. Time to ride!

Break-in service complete. Time to ride!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,427
Posted By Musashi50
Thanks All!

Greetings Fellow Inmates,

I really appreciate the feedback. So far, I have been able to resist the slippery slope of farkelization. Time is coming though, figured I'd better get some sort of a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,427
Posted By Musashi50
Farkel Pref: Touratech vs. Wunderlich vs. etc.

Just curious about this. I didn't see anything specific when I searched for this topic. Any thoughts? Buy fm lowest priced vendor? Thanks in advance. Cheers!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,439
Posted By Musashi50
Thumb Nice work. My GSA is red. While I like the...

Nice work. My GSA is red. While I like the color okay, I do occasionally think about changing the color from red to some shade of black. Don't know if any of you ever got to see a 2013 K1300S in...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 3,394
Views: 495,125
Posted By Musashi50
Question Yikes! I intend to get out and add to my tiny...

Yikes! I intend to get out and add to my tiny stack of IBA completed rides using my GSA. I never had to consider this possibility on my RT. Is there a "work-around?" Tailpipe extension? ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3,394
Views: 495,125
Posted By Musashi50
Laugh 2013-07-13 Side Cases Installed

http://musashi50.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/New-GSA/i-mWngScg/0/M/image-M.jpg (http://musashi50.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/New-GSA/30460863_GB2S26#!i=2635334092&k=mWngScg&lb=1&s=A)
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,118
Posted By Musashi50
Laugh A little bit of "pig love"

Ditto. :clap

Congrats!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3,394
Views: 495,125
Posted By Musashi50
I read JM's excellent GSA modification...

I read JM's excellent GSA modification documentary.

Now I need a third mortgage to finance farkles.

My name is Bruce and I am a "farkle-holic"...:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 21,094
Posted By Musashi50
JM, Have just finished reading this post...

JM,

Have just finished reading this post from beginning to end.

:clap Nice work!

Just getting started on my GSA. Thanks for documenting your farkelization extravaganza so meticulously. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By Musashi50
Thumb Thanks for the link! Also, this may be the last...

Thanks for the link! Also, this may be the last BMW with proper German turn signal switches... (Running to my closet to break out my fire proof garments...)
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3,394
Views: 495,125
Posted By Musashi50
Farkelization has begun...

Ordered a set of BMW aluminum side cases from Herwaldt Motorsports in Fresno, CA. Will edit this post with images once cases have been received & installed. Cheers!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By Musashi50
Two words: CRUISE MISSILE

TuonoBiker, the K1300S is simply a rocket. I had a REALLY difficult time with a twitchy right wrist EVERY time I went for a ride. Couldn't believe the acceleration! No disrespect regarding the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,018
Posted By Musashi50
Thanks for all of te great reviews!

Am watching this thread closely. Currently have a ZTechnik 4-liter Storage Pod attached where the passenger seat normally goes. Secure attachment with 4 straps that line up nicely with slots in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By Musashi50
Wicked Promised Photo AFTER finding instructions (Thanks Mods)

Here you go:

http://musashi50.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/New-GSA/i-rtFd67x/4/M/image-M.jpg (http://musashi50.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/New-GSA/30460863_GB2S26#!i=2625960546&k=rtFd67x&lb=1&s=A)

And...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By Musashi50
Yep, Another Noob Joins the Herd...

Greetings All,

This seems to be the place for GSA experience. Took delivery on a '13 GSA (red) about 10 days ago. Traded a '08 RT w/51k miles & a '13 K1300S to get the deal done. Haven't looked...
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