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Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 167,273
Posted By Advdave
TKC70/80 combo report

Another addition to the tire thread:
Just back from a ride to Inuvik and back. 3 bikes all with TKC80 on front and TKC70 on rear..a 2013 GS and 2 2014 GSA, loaded with gear. The Dempster had...
Forum: Canada 06-18-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,076
Posted By Advdave
campground at meziadin lake, near the junction is...

campground at meziadin lake, near the junction is nice. Now, there's gas and a restaurant at the junction. Stopped by the new gas station today. closes at 8pm, I think.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,744
Posted By Advdave
It was pilot error.... didn't use the...

It was pilot error....

didn't use the clutch. simple fix......
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,744
Posted By Advdave
Good question about changing ride modes while...

Good question about changing ride modes while underway. On my 2014 GSA I can switch modes at any speed, just toggle through the mode button menu, then blip the clutch and is switches modes. But my...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-26-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,531
Posted By Advdave
Ben, Don't like seeing you in this forum. but...

Ben,
Don't like seeing you in this forum. but post some pics of the bystander!
Good luck there, dude. Glad you're ok. Hope you kept the skateboard.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,259
Posted By Advdave
13 7/8" on the 2014 R1200 GS Adv not lowered

13 7/8" on the 2014 R1200 GS Adv not lowered
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By Advdave
No, they won't fit.

No, they won't fit.
Forum: Photos 02-06-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1,471
Views: 537,938
Posted By Advdave
http://advdave.smugmug.com/Other/July-BMWMOA-rally...

http://advdave.smugmug.com/Other/July-BMWMOA-rally-2014/i-rZwz5cm/0/L/20140721_172356_Richtone%28HDR%29-L.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 847
Views: 120,651
Posted By Advdave
Have had the 2014 GSA for exactly one year this...

Have had the 2014 GSA for exactly one year this week. 22,000 flawless miles, AK, MX, BMWMOA rally and points in between. Awesome machine.
Forum: Americas 01-31-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 29,253
Views: 2,632,324
Posted By Advdave
Ah, that's Mark, dancing with one of the local...

Ah, that's Mark, dancing with one of the local girls.
There were some guys wearing NFL sweatshirts with guns in a pickup the next morning. They were helpful with info on road conditions. I have...
Forum: Americas 01-31-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 29,253
Views: 2,632,324
Posted By Advdave
Batopilas

Yeah, there were men with guns, but there were guys with guitars too:
Dancing in the Batopilas town square in front of Hotel Juanita:
que no es un problema
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,702
Posted By Advdave
Removal of rear mud guard for toolbox

When working up the design for the Advgear toolbox (now sold by Adventure Designs), I removed the rear shock absorber on the 2014 GSA so I could confirm than in the full range of travel the mud guard...
Forum: Americas 01-27-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 29,253
Views: 2,632,324
Posted By Advdave
Tricepilot…here it is...

http://advdave.smugmug.com/2015-Mexico-Ride/i-TD3cw82/0/L/DSC02688-L.jpg
Forum: Americas 01-27-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 29,253
Views: 2,632,324
Posted By Advdave
Speaking of the Belmar

http://advdave.smugmug.com/2015-Mexico-Ride/i-xP6ttCG/0/L/20150117_134840-L.jpg

The showers are "not cold" but all in all, location and price were great.
Forum: Americas 01-27-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 29,253
Views: 2,632,324
Posted By Advdave
Returning the TVIP in Tecate

Instead of a thermal printed receipt, this time I got a 'suitable for framing' certificate showing the TVIP has been cancelled. The helpful Banjercito official told me she'd confirmed the...
Forum: Americas 01-19-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 29,253
Views: 2,632,324
Posted By Advdave
Introducing Poncho Lozano, of Culiacan. He...

Introducing Poncho Lozano, of Culiacan. He worked for BMW in sales, now is helping itinerant riders independently...he located and delivered a tire for me, using contact with an independent guy who...
Forum: Americas 01-13-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 29,253
Views: 2,632,324
Posted By Advdave
Agua Prieta to Copper Canyon and south

Quick report:
From Tombstone AZ crossed at Agua Prieta (it rains here? !!). Rode to Sahuaripa first day, then to Basaseachic. Waited for the ice to melt from the bikes and the road, then hiked to...
Forum: Americas 01-04-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 29,253
Views: 2,632,324
Posted By Advdave
I'm headed your way if I can bring anything let...

I'm headed your way if I can bring anything let me know. I can pick up at a BMW shop on my way from Los Angeles to Agua Priea next 2-3 days ...border crossing on the 8th, then some days in Copper...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-24-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7,117
Views: 3,340,984
Posted By Advdave
So cool you're doing this. Rock on, Glen, and...

So cool you're doing this. Rock on, Glen, and ADVriders…..Good miles for 2015!
Forum: Americas 12-17-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 29,253
Views: 2,632,324
Posted By Advdave
I just knew this was going to get good! ...

I just knew this was going to get good!

Related story: I had a neighbor, when I lived in Mexico, who was an insurance adjuster, drove around in a VW bug to accidents, courts, and jails. He said...
Forum: Americas 12-17-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 29,253
Views: 2,632,324
Posted By Advdave
TVIP online fail

I'm one of the TVIP applicants Schizzman referred to earlier. A bit of an update…my buddy used his passport card number and the permit went right through. I don't have time to get a passport card,...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 167,273
Posted By Advdave
TKC in the US

I got an email from Continental Tire today, responding to an earlier inquiry:

"The Conti TKC70 radials are on their way to the US now. the should be available at the dealer level by mid...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,899
Posted By Advdave
BMW headlight protector 2014 GSA

Although the dealer told me there are no instructions for assembling all those little parts that come with the headlight protector, I did find instructions buried in the Repair Service Manual. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 15,760
Posted By Advdave
I got my 2014 R1200GSA in February, have 17,000...

I got my 2014 R1200GSA in February, have 17,000 trouble free miles so far, it's a great bike. I didn't think the 2011 GSA could be improved upon, but the new one, I like even better.

Pretty...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-11-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,648
Posted By Advdave
Tip: Put your name and address on the outside...

Tip: Put your name and address on the outside (tire) side of the pannier, makes it a lot easier for the finder to contact the loser. That's how I got my lost pannier back….thank, Del.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,361
Posted By Advdave
Yep. Removed the crash guards for the 12k...

Yep. Removed the crash guards for the 12k service, included replacing the spark plugs.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-07-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 455
Views: 92,451
Posted By Advdave
Dean, you da man….very cool ride, and outrageous...

Dean, you da man….very cool ride, and outrageous ground support, team effort for sure. You guys rock.
Forum: Vendors 09-05-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 29,636
Posted By Advdave
The combo cam lock won't work on the side mount...

The combo cam lock won't work on the side mount toolboxes because it is too high (tall) and the pannier hits it. The clearance is tight, so the keyed lock, with a lower profile fits.

No plans for...
Forum: Canada 08-26-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By Advdave
All good. Found tire at KTM shop in Terrace..

All good. Found tire at KTM shop in Terrace..
Forum: Canada 08-22-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By Advdave
enroute need tire locate help smithers/terrace

New tire has fatal cuts so I am stopping my northbound trip to see if I can get a tire. 2014 1200 Gsa needs 170/60-17 rear or can use 150/170-17 from oil head model. Anyone know of a stocking dealer...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,334
Posted By Advdave
good find…thanks!!

good find…thanks!!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,244
Posted By Advdave
Bought my GSA there (in Ferndale), good guys. ...

Bought my GSA there (in Ferndale), good guys. Owners are the sales, parts, and shop guys you'll be talking with most likely.
Forum: Vendors 08-09-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 29,636
Posted By Advdave
License Plate Box

Have the license plate boxes done. LED light, keyless combination lock, gasketed door. More photos on the website www.advgear.net
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,816
Posted By Advdave
I'm happy with the Wunderlich pads, nice quality...

I'm happy with the Wunderlich pads, nice quality and they look good, I think.

http://advdave.smugmug.com/Other/License-plate-box/i-rf9rVvS/0/L/20140808_074439-L.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,948
Posted By Advdave
I asked the dealer about that easy rotation of...

I asked the dealer about that easy rotation of the ESA shock when I got the bike in February…Normal, they say. After 12000 miles, no issues. Seems fine.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-03-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 38,718
Posted By Advdave
Nearby

You're close by if you need a shop, shower, laundry, or beer….
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-25-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,811
Posted By Advdave
I'm here. lurking. I rode that Harrison L road...

I'm here. lurking. I rode that Harrison L road to Boston Bar a couple of years ago. Pretty remote for a solo rider, even one with ice road experience on a KLR 650.
Andrea's turn. Time for...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-21-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,599
Posted By Advdave
Welcome! It's a nice place…been in Anacortes...

Welcome! It's a nice place…been in Anacortes about 6 years. All good.
Forum: Vendors 06-11-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 29,636
Posted By Advdave
Yes, this will fit your 2013 GS-W as well as the...

Yes, this will fit your 2013 GS-W as well as the 2014 GS and GSA, same seat setup.
Forum: Vendors 06-10-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 29,636
Posted By Advdave
New Pillion box for 2014 GS and GSA

This is one of three new products coming out this month. The pillion box replaces the passenger seat, snaps into place using the ignition key lock on the bike. Capacity is 6L, keyless lock…user...
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