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Forum: Road Warriors Today, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 521
Posted By hammick
Going forward why not stay away from branded...

Going forward why not stay away from branded clothing? That way you can ride what you want. Or just wear you HD stuff anyway. Just remove your 1% patches :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 06:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,431
Posted By hammick
Yep my Chevy truck is only 1mph optimistic. This...

Yep my Chevy truck is only 1mph optimistic. This can be easily correct on the BMW cars. It would be nice if somebody much smarter than me can figure it out for the bikes. If the digital speedos on...
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 05:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 732
Posted By hammick
Get to a good personal injury lawyer that works...

Get to a good personal injury lawyer that works on a contingent fees basis. Don't call the firms you see during Jerry Springer.

The insurance company cannot deny coverage for your damages because...
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 04:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,431
Posted By hammick
Here is some related info I put on the GS911...

Here is some related info I put on the GS911 forums:

An annoying thing about BMW bikes and their cars is that their speedometers read 3-4mph high. The computer knows the actual speed but because...
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 04:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,431
Posted By hammick
Jim you have to have the onboard computer pro...

Jim you have to have the onboard computer pro option to get the digital speedo (and also the voltmeter, Trip A and a few other display options).
Forum: Face Plant Today, 09:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,748
Posted By hammick
After riding an enduro from age eleven I bought...

After riding an enduro from age eleven I bought my first street bike in 1985 at age 17. Yamaha Vision (water cooled 550cc twin). I thought I was the cat's ass. Wrecked it within a few months when...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 04:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,069
Posted By hammick
I use the Nealy mini tire repair kit. Had an...

I use the Nealy mini tire repair kit. Had an occasion to use it on my trip a few weeks ago. Nail in the rear tire. I was back on the road in less than 15 minutes and put an additional 2,500 on the...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-27-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,204
Views: 167,048
Posted By hammick
Zombies.

Zombies.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 712
Posted By hammick
I think it is 68 degrees unless they changed...

I think it is 68 degrees unless they changed something.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 712
Posted By hammick
On my '15 GSA the TPM system tracks my Roadgear...

On my '15 GSA the TPM system tracks my Roadgear digital gauge exactly when the tires are cold.

https://roadgear.com/digital-tire-gauge-p-40.html
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,259
Posted By hammick
That sucks. What a dick. Who was it so we can...

That sucks. What a dick. Who was it so we can give him some shit.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,904
Posted By hammick
If you have the tech package you have ride mode...

If you have the tech package you have ride mode pro. Doesn't matter if it's a GS or GSA. If you have ride mode pro you will have the setup feature using the info button to customize your display. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,887
Posted By hammick
At first I thought it was a keeper. By the third...

At first I thought it was a keeper. By the third day of a 3k mile trip my arse was hurtin'. I know have a Sargent low.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,904
Posted By hammick
If you don't have the ride mode pro option you...

If you don't have the ride mode pro option you are not going to see the bike's information on your NAV V (you might see your TPM info if you ordered that al la carte). In the States, you can only...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,904
Posted By hammick
You can set two shortcut icons on map screen. I...

You can set two shortcut icons on map screen. I set one for weather and the other for TC
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,904
Posted By hammick
Led headlight and probably halogen can be turned...

Led headlight and probably halogen can be turned off before bike is started by activating right blinker. Light will come back on when started.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,904
Posted By hammick
Digital speedo is 3.5mph high so don't get too...

Digital speedo is 3.5mph high so don't get too excited.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,259
Posted By hammick
Me too. I sent the key to my bike with top box. ...

Me too. I sent the key to my bike with top box. Buyer gave me his word he would mail the key back after he had the box re-keyed. Got my key back within ten days. If you take the time to speak...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,567
Posted By hammick
My '15 R1200R had a bad battery. I wouldn't...

My '15 R1200R had a bad battery. I wouldn't start after I turned it off on a test ride. Couldn't bump start it in third going down a pretty big hill.

Got a new battery under warranty.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,259
Posted By hammick
Just pull the locks and put them in separate zip...

Just pull the locks and put them in separate zip locks.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,581
Posted By hammick
Use the old stuff for flushing followed by new...

Use the old stuff for flushing followed by new stuff.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 686
Posted By hammick
I weigh a buck 85 and I find the one helmet...

I weigh a buck 85 and I find the one helmet setting is best when I don't have luggage and one helmet plus luggage is best when I have luggage. If I'm riding on gravel or mud i put it in one helmet...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-07-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1,204
Views: 167,048
Posted By hammick
I love the look of the gray RS but didn't know...

I love the look of the gray RS but didn't know the paint was matte. My '15GSA has matte paint. I didn't know it was matte when I ordered it as BMW describes everything as metallic these days so...
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,678
Posted By hammick
Makes sense. Last time I had a powered tank bag...

Makes sense. Last time I had a powered tank bag I used an SAE plug.
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,678
Posted By hammick
I dunno. Why not wire it directly to the ...

I dunno. Why not wire it directly to the battery? Then your tender plug is free for charging the bike's battery and using heated gear.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-06-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1,204
Views: 167,048
Posted By hammick
Ignition on an bike not moving you should see a...

Ignition on an bike not moving you should see a "setup" option when scrolling through the menus. Options include screen brightness, shift indicator and clock set from GPS.
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,678
Posted By hammick
I have an Iphone 6 and I use a RAM cradle with a...

I have an Iphone 6 and I use a RAM cradle with a wireless charger.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,731
Posted By hammick
Right at 10k miles on my '15 GSA. Changed out...

Right at 10k miles on my '15 GSA. Changed out the Anakee rear at 5,300 miles. The front Anakee still has a little left but I'll change it out soon as it's loud as hell and has a funky wear pattern....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,891
Posted By hammick
Congrats! You'll love the new bike and I...

Congrats! You'll love the new bike and I guarantee you won't miss the chain maintenance.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-04-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1,178
Views: 199,101
Posted By hammick
I think it depends on what you are used to. The...

I think it depends on what you are used to. The vibes from the S1000r do a number on my hands and wrists. I think I have some carpel tunnel though. The R1200 twins don't.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,156
Posted By hammick
Puig makes their screen in tinted and clear. ...

Puig makes their screen in tinted and clear. Best screen for the GS/A IMHO.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-02-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1,204
Views: 167,048
Posted By hammick
I love the dash on my '15 R in Style 2. I don't...

I love the dash on my '15 R in Style 2. I don't need a tach on a boxer. Style 2 gives me all the info I could want and easy to read.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-02-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1,204
Views: 167,048
Posted By hammick
Yes outside the US the led strip is on during the...

Yes outside the US the led strip is on during the day and the low beam comes on when needed via the light sensor.

IMHO BMW shouldn't be charging for this as an option in the US since the low beam...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-02-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 1,204
Views: 167,048
Posted By hammick
You will need to order your bike or get your...

You will need to order your bike or get your dealer to seriously discount the center stand. The standard package is nicely equipped but doesn't have the center stand.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,640
Posted By hammick
In 2012 met a guy that had a car tire on his...

In 2012 met a guy that had a car tire on his hexhead R1200RT. He swore it handled just fine. Sure looked goofy though.

On the way out of town he leaned it over pretty good to prove his point. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,522
Posted By hammick
'13 GSW; '14 RTW; '15 GSAW Not a drop of oil...

'13 GSW; '14 RTW; '15 GSAW

Not a drop of oil burned.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,640
Posted By hammick
I will be lucky to get 6k out of the rear PS4GT...

I will be lucky to get 6k out of the rear PS4GT on my '15 GSAW
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 838
Posted By hammick
You can change from soft, normal and hard while...

You can change from soft, normal and hard while riding. You need to be stopped to change from one up, one up plus luggage and two up.
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,445
Posted By hammick
Agreed. Last summer we bought a new can to...

Agreed. Last summer we bought a new can to replace an expired can. My wife accidentally dropped it in the toyhauler and I immediately couldn't see and was coughing profusely. The trigger lock must...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 30,459
Posted By hammick
Absolutely subjective. I'm happy with the grips...

Absolutely subjective. I'm happy with the grips on my '15 GSA but I don't feel like they get as hot as the hexhead and camhead grips. Light years better than my '13 GSW was though.
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