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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-30-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 6,535
Posted By dhillr
I did ask the Service Manager about the...

I did ask the Service Manager about the possibility of converting the Keyless to a standard keyed system but I'm not confident that his "not possible" answer is the right one. I need to do some...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-30-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 6,535
Posted By dhillr
Been there many times for street riding & always...

Been there many times for street riding & always wanted to explore the off-road stuff. That's going to be my next trip.

Was it fairly simple to link the dirt stuff together? Did you use a map...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 743
Views: 102,204
Posted By dhillr
Mine was a factory install & worked great from...

Mine was a factory install & worked great from new until the bike went in for repair of a failed keyless start switch. I'm guessing the mech reloaded software as part of the repair & just didn't...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-28-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 6,535
Posted By dhillr
BWM DOWN --- and back UP!

Ok, I promised to post up the final source of the problem that stranded me with the GSA's keyless start and it all finally wrapped up today.

Failed Keyless Start Switch was confirmed. Also...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 743
Views: 102,204
Posted By dhillr
This fixed my problem and my GSAP is now working...

This fixed my problem and my GSAP is now working as it did before. Thanks guys!! :clap:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 743
Views: 102,204
Posted By dhillr
Exellent advice. Thanks! I will do just that &...

Exellent advice. Thanks! I will do just that & see what I get.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 743
Views: 102,204
Posted By dhillr
GSAP System "Relearn" time?

Hi all. Just got my 2015 GSAW back frome the shop after they replaced a failed Keyless Start switch and my GSAP system wasn't working on the way home. :cry

I called the dealer and the service...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,283
Posted By dhillr
I like the OEM seat just fine on my '15 GSA. I...

I like the OEM seat just fine on my '15 GSA. I don't love it like I did my last Sargent seat...but I like it well enough that I don't yet feel the need to upgrade. My longest day in the saddle was...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-05-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 6,535
Posted By dhillr
It really was a fun weekend... Thanks again for...

It really was a fun weekend... Thanks again for setting it all up and showing us around. An ADV ride isn't complete until your loading a broken BMW on a trailer...and I guess it was just my turn...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,042
Posted By dhillr
Keyless ride failure

Dropped mine off with the dealer this morning and the mechanic confirmed that I have the first keyless system failure he's seen. We don't have a ton of BMW's in the Memphis area but there are enough...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,042
Posted By dhillr
Cry My first GSA problem - stranded by keyless system

Well... I was worried about the keyless start on my one month old, 2015 GSA and it turned out to be the source of my first problem on the bike and actually stranded me yesterday at a campground 160...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-30-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 6,535
Posted By dhillr
I'll be on the GSA... with the stock Anakees...

I'll be on the GSA... with the stock Anakees :eek1
...I ain't skeer'd but also won't get too crazy if there's mud involved. :muutt
Anakees hate mud.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-29-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 6,535
Posted By dhillr
I took Friday off (mainly so they don't spring...

I took Friday off (mainly so they don't spring some last-minute tasker on me) and will likely arrive around 1400'ish.

Looking forward to meeting you all & doing some exploring! :clap:freaky
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-27-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 6,535
Posted By dhillr
I'm pumped for my first visit to LBL! Planning to...

I'm pumped for my first visit to LBL! Planning to arrive late Friday afternoon and staying through Sunday mid-day.

I do plan to go find a place showing the Paquiao v Mayweather fight Saturday...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-21-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 6,535
Posted By dhillr
Well that makes it too easy :lol3...thanks! ...

Well that makes it too easy :lol3...thanks!

Looking forward to it!

Cheers!
Dave
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-21-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 6,535
Posted By dhillr
Would love to join you all. I'm in Memphis and...

Would love to join you all. I'm in Memphis and have been meaning to explore LBL anyway.

I'm checking camp site options now.

Cheers!
Dave
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,378
Posted By dhillr
I also had very little luck negotiating on price....

I also had very little luck negotiating on price. Heck.... after about 4 months of negotiating, I finally gave up and just bought one with GPS prewire, shift assist, LED light and aux lights.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-21-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5,785
Views: 277,477
Posted By dhillr
Long-ish ride Sunday 26 APR

If you believe the weather guessers, Sunday is supposed to be a fine day. I'm planning to do another long day of riding and explore out into Arkansas a bit. Did the loop up to Mountain Home two weeks...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-21-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 917
Views: 45,752
Posted By dhillr
Long-ish ride Sunday 26APR

If you believe the weather guessers, Sunday is supposed to be a fine day. I'm planning to do another long day of riding and explore out into Arkansas a bit. Did the loop up to Mountain Home two...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-10-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 917
Views: 45,752
Posted By dhillr
I'm out for Saturday �� .... Soccer games are...

I'm out for Saturday �� .... Soccer games are taking over my weekends.

You guys have a good ride & be safe.

BT

I'll be planning to get out Sunday morning, if anyone else is interested. As...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-09-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 917
Views: 45,752
Posted By dhillr
Im 80% in... I'd need to be heading back by...

Im 80% in... I'd need to be heading back by around 2:00. You think that timing will still give me a chance to see the good stuff??

Cheers!
Dave
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-06-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 917
Views: 45,752
Posted By dhillr
Great pics! Thanks for putting those up. ...

Great pics! Thanks for putting those up.

As usual, I have no pics for proof of the adventure but I'm very happy with how the day worked out. :clap Nothing like having no plan and things...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-04-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 917
Views: 45,752
Posted By dhillr
Sounds good. Can we do 0930?? I'm the pancake...

Sounds good. Can we do 0930?? I'm the pancake chef on Saundays and the little girl is a demanding customer.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-04-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 917
Views: 45,752
Posted By dhillr
Excellent. I'm in Barlett... Near the Navy base....

Excellent. I'm in Barlett... Near the Navy base. Where's a good meeting location between us?

I was goofing around on the back roads and gravel that goes north of the Meeman-Shelby forest. If...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-04-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 917
Views: 45,752
Posted By dhillr
No real plan. Loosely...something like: 0930-1000...

No real plan. Loosely...something like: 0930-1000 departure. Ride....any area works for me. Lunch. Home.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-04-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 917
Views: 45,752
Posted By dhillr
Another Sunday & another ride.... Anyone up for...

Another Sunday & another ride.... Anyone up for some exploring ?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-04-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5,785
Views: 277,477
Posted By dhillr
Sunday (APR 5) - ride?

As usual, heading out for some gravel, dirt and twisty roads Sunday morning. Come on..... LET'S DO SOME RIDING!!!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-03-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,461
Posted By dhillr
Everyone has an opinion and the only one that...

Everyone has an opinion and the only one that matters I yours...

I loved both of my V-Stroms and enjoyed them more than my 2008 KLR.

Stroms are great all-around bikes that do "pretty good"...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,025
Posted By dhillr
+1 Same setup and it works fine. Would...

+1

Same setup and it works fine. Would like to be able to stream music from my phone with this configuration, but no joy.

Been thinking about trying the "Garmin Connect" traffic app on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 27,310
Posted By dhillr
....because they just want you to buy a 2015.....

....because they just want you to buy a 2015.....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6,933
Views: 1,292,156
Posted By dhillr
Bought the second key fob that should have came...

Bought the second key fob that should have came with it from the factory.....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3,376
Views: 1,148,834
Posted By dhillr
From my trip to Spain last year.. ...

From my trip to Spain last year..

http://i605.photobucket.com/albums/tt138/dhillr/Spain%202014/IMG_4483_zpsdbb8d223.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,046
Posted By dhillr
ALL bikes have problems.... ALL. Same goes...

ALL bikes have problems.... ALL.

Same goes for cars, smartphones, houses, computers and girlfriends/boyfriends. Everything not in one of the previously mentioned categories is guaranteed to...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,389
Posted By dhillr
New to the GS world and I'm really happy with the...

New to the GS world and I'm really happy with the flow of the stock GSAW screen....
....then again ANYTHING is better than the brain-numbing buffeting from the batwing fairing on my Street Glide....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-28-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 917
Views: 45,752
Posted By dhillr
I've got the stock tread on my GSA at the moment...

I've got the stock tread on my GSA at the moment so I'll be keeping things mild.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-28-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5,785
Views: 277,477
Posted By dhillr
Sunday ride - Holly Springs

Ok... Although the weather is crap today, it's going to be passable Sunday. Anyone up for some Holly Springs area riding? A little dirt, gravel & twisties?:deal
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-27-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 917
Views: 45,752
Posted By dhillr
Sunday ride - Holly Springs?

Who's up for some Holly Springs area riding Sunday? Bit of twisties, gravel and dirt/mud ? All big bike friendly.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-27-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4,464
Views: 256,701
Posted By dhillr
.....that would be a fun BWDR picture...

.....that would be a fun BWDR picture challenge.... :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2,697
Views: 381,496
Posted By dhillr
I have owned 2 other Garmin GPS units (both...

I have owned 2 other Garmin GPS units (both 550's) that did this same thing. Never could nail down the cause as it seemed to have no discernible pattern.

Very interested to see where this...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-21-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 5,785
Views: 277,477
Posted By dhillr
Running about 15mins behind schedule but on my...

Running about 15mins behind schedule but on my way.
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