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Forum: Vendors Yesterday, 10:22 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 30,764
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: 3,110
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: 260
Views: 30,764
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: 56
Views: 10,539
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: 912
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: 17
Views: 1,979
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: 1,581
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: 1,130
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: 260
Views: 30,764
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: 15
Views: 1,005
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: 660
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: 591
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...
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 820
Posted By Travman
There is another thread about the same type of...

There is another thread about the same type of vibration. The issue is not the helmet but the bad air coming off the wind screen. I had a similar low pitched vibration but after I added an MRA...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 15,525
Posted By Travman
Take a look at AdvMonster lights. Great quality...

Take a look at AdvMonster lights. Great quality at reasonable prices. I've used their lights on a couple of bikes.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,604
Posted By Travman
Gsa ++++++

I'll jump in in favor of the GSA. My reasons:
- it's taller (yes some of us want that)
- it had most of the extras standard that I would have added to a GS
- better wind protection (almost as...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 31,218
Posted By Travman
Decided to go with the Russell seat and will be...

Decided to go with the Russell seat and will be shipping mine out later this week with a 12/4 build date. Even with the 15% discount it’s still a pricy seat but a number of factors lead me in that...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,604
Posted By Travman
+1

+1
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,060
Posted By Travman
WTF :fpalm

WTF :fpalm
Forum: Vendors 11-11-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 30,764
Posted By Travman
I ordered a seat with the Sunbrella and color to...

I ordered a seat with the Sunbrella and color to match the GSA Blue. Grew up on a boat and am very familiar with the benefits of canvas seats. The Sunbrella option was one of the deciding factors...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By Travman
Well for one thing, the bottom bag is...

Well for one thing, the bottom bag is dimensionally smaller across all 3 measures but yet is listed with a high capacity. So maybe that accounts for the price difference. On the top one, you get a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 31,218
Posted By Travman
Laam Seats

I spoke with Seth Laam today with Laam seats. He used to work for one of the Meyer's. Spent a lot of time on the phone with him and came away impressed with his answers. Pricing is certainly a draw...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 31,218
Posted By Travman
Since your shipping times are about the same as...

Since your shipping times are about the same as mine, what do you do about not having your seats for the 3-4 weeks it takes to build and get your seat back to you. Only once in the past 6+ years...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 31,218
Posted By Travman
The heat on the Sargent seats is fine. I had...

The heat on the Sargent seats is fine. I had their heated seats on my RT and they were plenty hot. Comfort is the issue I found with the Sargent for the GSA. I tried the standard non heat seat and...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 31,218
Posted By Travman
So is the Exclusive seat wider, firmer, more...

So is the Exclusive seat wider, firmer, more dished, sets you back further? Can you put it in the high/high position without the slope of the stock that slides you into the tank and mashes the boys....
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,473
Posted By Travman
+1 for the TechSpec Snakeskin. Great look and...

+1 for the TechSpec Snakeskin. Great look and feel.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,120
Posted By Travman
I'll be in Savannah this weekend for the race and...

I'll be in Savannah this weekend for the race and would really like to get a look at your seat. Let me know if you would be interested in meeting up on Friday or Saturday. I'll be staying downtown...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,120
Posted By Travman
I'm in a similar quandry with my 14 GSA. I too...

I'm in a similar quandry with my 14 GSA. I too had a V-Strom with a Sargent, loved it. Tried a Sargent for the GSA and hated it. It was lower than the stock seat and moved the riding position...
Forum: Vendors 10-30-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 263,691
Posted By Travman
Tall GSA

Any ETA on the Tall GSA LC seat.

Also, what will be the difference in the Tall seat compared to the Intermediate seat.
Forum: Equipment 10-26-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By Travman
Waiting for them to visit the Southeast someday. ...

Waiting for them to visit the Southeast someday. :ddog
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,389
Posted By Travman
An alternative is wiring up without removing the...

An alternative is wiring up without removing the battery. You can easily reach the negative for ground, and for hot, use the jumper bolt that is right behind the panel that Jim shows to remove. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 287
Posted By Travman
Stock Seats - GSA WC

Looking to pick up an extra set of stock seats for my 2014 GSA. Any one who recently purchased Sargents or other seats looking to unload the stocks, PM me.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,222
Posted By Travman
I've had it for several years but I think it's...

I've had it for several years but I think it's from RAM. The cup is on a gimbal with a RAM ball that I have mounted to an arm and a RAM ball handle bar bolt. It really comes in handy but I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 31,218
Posted By Travman
Thanks for all the pictures and the write up. ...

Thanks for all the pictures and the write up. The seats look great. I'm considering similar so a couple of questions. On seat material, did you consider the Sunbrella Canvas seat cover. Also,...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,222
Posted By Travman
Here is the Wolfman Blackhawk bag. It's 7L and...

Here is the Wolfman Blackhawk bag. It's 7L and holds the basic esentials. The 4 straps are very secure and the bottom has cause no paint issues. At gas stops I unsnap the top and set it on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 35,509
Views: 8,961,760
Posted By Travman
That is a terrible thing to do to a classic...

That is a terrible thing to do to a classic Stingray.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5,551
Views: 929,734
Posted By Travman
I was not expecting a Niagra Falls flow out of...

I was not expecting a Niagra Falls flow out of the plug. Do not remember the RT cam head doing that but then again the GSA sits several inches higher on the center stand. I watched in horror as the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5,551
Views: 929,734
Posted By Travman
Oil change ordeal

Changed the oil today but it was one cluster f&@k after another. Working from home today and wanted to get this done. Had all the parts including new filter wrench because BMW changed the filter...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 31,218
Posted By Travman
Pics??? And did you get the regular or the...

Pics???

And did you get the regular or the sport version?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,276
Posted By Travman
Mine still asks why I switched bikes from the RT...

Mine still asks why I switched bikes from the RT to the GSA when at least she had a heated seat on the RT. So this Winter I'll be getting a set of heated Russell seats made. :D

Also, I sat on...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,171
Posted By Travman
As the OP what I want to find out and what I've...

As the OP what I want to find out and what I've learned is that with the LC GS/GSA it is possible to briefly overwhelm the ABS in Dynamic mode but the bike helps you recover very well. Thank you...
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