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Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,427
Posted By apleschu
25 HP on a 250 is the same displacement/hp ration...

25 HP on a 250 is the same displacement/hp ration you get on all modern not extremely high strung EFI engine these days. 100HP/L displacement seems to be rather standard lately.

I for one am...
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By apleschu
A tale (riding) boots

Intro: in 2004 my K1200LT got cut in half in an accident -- lengthwise. And the right side was the, shall we say problematic, side.

To explain that a little better imagine if you will the engine...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,860
Posted By apleschu
There is no other way than custom fitted ear...

There is no other way than custom fitted ear plugs. They are on doctors order hearing protection devices.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,005
Posted By apleschu
Wrong assumption. the '14 ADV does give off...

Wrong assumption.

the '14 ADV does give off heat on the right side (for me) and my thought is its coming from the catalyst and exhaust system, which is right next to the riders foot in that spot....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,128
Posted By apleschu
The PC can use the same http(web) version that...

The PC can use the same http(web) version that you can use with any other web capable device.

What you cannot do is to use the PC software and reset the two things that are PC only at this time:...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,128
Posted By apleschu
Nope, not missing anything. I connected it the...

Nope, not missing anything. I connected it the first time to the bike today. I do have to say, the interface is similar enough whether connected via usb or wifi. So far the only difference I have...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,760
Posted By apleschu
Sorry for the long delay in response here, but I...

Sorry for the long delay in response here, but I wanted to come to a conclusion, and be able to report something that works.

At first I had a Kenwood D72 in a waterproof box, but over time that...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,169
Posted By apleschu
Miles are not a problem if the records are there...

Miles are not a problem if the records are there that the bike has been kept up and the maintenance done. 47k is no mileage for that engine, it's just broken in. I do not agree with the Luddites here...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,841
Posted By apleschu
I agree. I guess I don't care about the trucker...

I agree. I guess I don't care about the trucker traffic, too much empty chatter and just flapping their lips. BTDT
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,841
Posted By apleschu
We are using GMRS. I can upload pictures in a...

We are using GMRS. I can upload pictures in a bit. The biggest problem you are going to have is to find a radio that is suitable rugged enough and watertight. You might have more selection on CB, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,128
Posted By apleschu
Don't remember when I placed the order, but it...

Don't remember when I placed the order, but it was right after the announcement that orders were accepted.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,128
Posted By apleschu
There is no such thing as a stupid question, so I...

There is no such thing as a stupid question, so I will answer that from my perspective:

I do not know at this time if it even possible to do nefarious stuff like that with the GS911, but lets...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,128
Posted By apleschu
GS911 WiFi just arrived

For those folks waiting for the GS911: They should be arriving soon. The postal fairy just brought mine WOOT! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,042
Posted By apleschu
I hear of early failing shocks and yet from my...

I hear of early failing shocks and yet from my own experience, I have yet a shock fail at low mileage on all my BMWs in all my 500k miles. And my statement still stands, as long as I have warranty...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,987
Posted By apleschu
<smiles> No UV degredation? In Seattle weather?...

<smiles> No UV degredation? In Seattle weather? Where do you guys get UV in the first place? I thought the constant cloud cover provides a perfect protection against UV in the first place?. LOL....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,042
Posted By apleschu
Because a) it may have been just his shock...

Because

a) it may have been just his shock having a problem
b) if they replace it under warranty (which they should) its free instead of costing $$$$
c) because if that happens often enough...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,832
Posted By apleschu
^^^^ This! Is there any exhaust that makes...

^^^^ This!

Is there any exhaust that makes the bike a bit quieter? I'd buy that one and to hell with one or two HP!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,207
Posted By apleschu
We both did exactly the same thing. We had F800s,...

We both did exactly the same thing. We had F800s, although not as heavily modded. Now we both have GSAWs and have not looked back. Here is why: basically, even the 800s are big bikes in the dirt and...
Forum: The Garage 07-27-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 990
Posted By apleschu
Ok, my fault, I did not add pics from the top....

Ok, my fault, I did not add pics from the top. They are not rivets, they are definitely screws. Left twist drill bit is ab idea. any other?
Forum: The Garage 07-27-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 990
Posted By apleschu
Trying to open carb to re-jet -- Problems

A few weeks ago my wife wanted a small dirt bike so that she doesn't have to take the GSA behemoth into technically challenging areas and to learning on a lighter bike is always a good idea, so she...
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,632
Posted By apleschu
Just as others have said already, if you are...

Just as others have said already, if you are riding with friends/ buddies/ spouses it is a very good tool for communication if you know what you are doing, which radio to use, which antenna and so...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,930
Posted By apleschu
Because it's true.

Because it's true.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,819
Posted By apleschu
In my opinion, having ESA on the '14GSAW I can...

In my opinion, having ESA on the '14GSAW I can answer that with a clear resounding "Hell, YES!"

The luddites here may tell you to be careful and this or that is bad. and who knows they may be the...
Forum: Hacks 07-18-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,118
Posted By apleschu
As long as it clears the swing arm, I would look...

As long as it clears the swing arm, I would look for symmetrical profile. Or at least I did on other bikes as long ad I was dark siding.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 07-17-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 20,630
Posted By apleschu
Registered, check. Check sent, check. (pun...

Registered, check.
Check sent, check. (pun fully intended)

Looking forward to that event.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By apleschu
Shim Kit?

I have to admit I was not in there yet, so I do not know how it looks like, but as time comes I know I will have to get into the cylinder heads of our GSAW's. So being the one I am I rather like to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 636
Posted By apleschu
In the winter time or at times with lots of rain,...

In the winter time or at times with lots of rain, I would probably call it at that point. In the summer time with less rain, I am normally going down to the wear bars. But it may be time to make sure...
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,764
Posted By apleschu
:) ever heard of target fixation? I for myself...

:) ever heard of target fixation? I for myself tend to shy away from lights that could have that effect. But that's just me.


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Forum: Equipment 07-12-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,764
Posted By apleschu
While you may think that is good, in reality you...

While you may think that is good, in reality you are blinding oncoming traffic -- not good. That was actually my first thought when I saw those: what is the light pattern going to look like? There is...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,240
Posted By apleschu
I am not sure if the problems we had were the...

I am not sure if the problems we had were the same, but in the end we switched away from sena because it was never able to manage two, much less three sources properly. In the end we went back to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By apleschu
And it gets only better from here. But you need...

And it gets only better from here. But you need some protector bars man! Even a 0 mph drop could get very costly very quickly.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,696
Posted By apleschu
The LED light is the first light I ever had on...

The LED light is the first light I ever had on any motorcycle that does not let me wish for something better. At night the road is lit very brightly and very clear. It would take a lot of...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,043
Posted By apleschu
Damn even all colors available.

Damn even all colors available.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By apleschu
At first I went with just the 2" rox risers. At...

At first I went with just the 2" rox risers. At that point there no real NEED to move the cables, they are just very tight at full lock, but I could not get really comfortable, my arms are just too...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,043
Posted By apleschu
^^^^^ this. We each have 3000 miles on our...

^^^^^ this.

We each have 3000 miles on our bikes. If you can find a 14 GSA I don't see a reason to wait. The bigger problem will be: which dealer still has one? I know they are sold out in a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,565
Posted By apleschu
I haven't seen shunt regulation for the last 30...

I haven't seen shunt regulation for the last 30 years. Are there really still cars on the road doing that?




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Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,388
Posted By apleschu
One thing the eom side and top cases have is the...

One thing the eom side and top cases have is the full 3year warrantyw, just as the bike. Case in point, I am getting mine replaced because they are not water proof. And if will keep replacing them...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 829
Posted By apleschu
My suspicion is that it is very durable until it...

My suspicion is that it is very durable until it gets hit by a rock in the wrong spot. *I* rather buy the insurance up front (head light protector. And for that matter out of simplicity I bought the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 815
Posted By apleschu
It did take about 5 weeks for our cases to come...

It did take about 5 weeks for our cases to come in. Just make sure when you do get your cases to test them for "rainworthyness". Mine are worse than a sieve. (from a sieve the water can escape, my...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2,106
Views: 543,689
Posted By apleschu
http://andy.ple.org/GSAW/NC03.jpg Or from a...

http://andy.ple.org/GSAW/NC03.jpg

Or from a different angle

http://andy.ple.org/GSAW/NC01.jpg
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