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Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 274
Posted By freyke
R1200GS Heated Grip Replacement?

Does anybody have a decent illustrated step by step procedure for removal and replacment of the right hand grip.... I did a search but only found a how-to on repairing the grip itself.... Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,793
Posted By freyke
You know you're slipping the clutch too much when...

You know you're slipping the clutch too much when you can smell it! :1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,362
Posted By freyke
I'm a fan of the Bridgestone B502/1 Battlewing...

I'm a fan of the Bridgestone B502/1 Battlewing (http://www.bridgestone.com/products/motorcycle_tires/products/battlewing/bw501_bw502.html) It's very street oriented and great longevity...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By freyke
FWIW - I've got 27000 miles on my GS... here's...

FWIW - I've got 27000 miles on my GS... here's what I do...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=22660170&postcount=8
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By freyke
This is a good deal - it's what I'm running...

This is a good deal - it's what I'm running now... You can also keep it on standby for when one senses the old battery is getting close to done.. I usually swap bike batteries about every 2.5 years...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By freyke
What year is your GSA - who did the maint? and if...

What year is your GSA - who did the maint? and if you don't mind a ball-park est of cost. Mine's coming up this week 24,000 Mi service... (2011 R1200GS)...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,750
Posted By freyke
I'm pretty sure BRP and Skyline are both U.S....

I'm pretty sure BRP and Skyline are both U.S. National Park Service - the Skyline is better maintained and there is a $10.00 toll.... I just rode on both last month... Great road(s)... :)
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,315
Posted By freyke
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1020126913...

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10201269135752027&l=93d44b36b7

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10201269135752027&l=93d44b36b7

Fully laden... Handles great, stops like a pig. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,315
Posted By freyke
Just a follow on to this thread - I just did a...

Just a follow on to this thread - I just did a 550mi loop around from Virginia Beach, to Lynchburg, VA to Charlottesville VA (via Blue Ridge Pkwy/Skyline Drive) back to Virginia Beach....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 984
Posted By freyke
The Wunderlich Vario Wind Deflector...

The Wunderlich Vario Wind Deflector (http://www.wunderlichamerica.com/motorcycle/R1200GSADV/8110024-025.html) seems to be a little less bulky, and it is darn near infitely adjustable - it's just a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 984
Posted By freyke
Wunderlich Vario Wind Deflector...

Wunderlich Vario Wind Deflector (http://www.wunderlichamerica.com/motorcycle/R1200GSADV/8110024-025.html)

I've got one on my 2011 R1200GS with a Sargent Low seat... Works like a champ!
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,765
Posted By freyke
I don't have any of the BMW clothes, but I've...

I don't have any of the BMW clothes, but I've tried them on - they fit good if you're a slim build. Damn spendy though. I went with a combination of Firstgear KILIMANJARO ...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,062
Posted By freyke
I keep a "the absorber"...

I keep a "the absorber" http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41PNGVNV0HL._SS400_.jpg

Just dab up any moisture on the sheepkin - it's dry as a bone in a jiffy.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,062
Posted By freyke
http://www.alaskaleatheronline.com/servlet/the-6/M...

http://www.alaskaleatheronline.com/servlet/the-6/Medium-Buttpad-Deluxe/Detail

No problems as the sheepskin is natrually water resistant - it just runs off on most cases... I commute most days so...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,062
Posted By freyke
I've only had one aftermarket seat on my 2011 GS...

I've only had one aftermarket seat on my 2011 GS - a Sargent low with a Alaska Leather sheepskin on top. This is an awsome combination and works well for me :)
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2013, 04:01 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,821
Posted By freyke
Ok; I'm 50, now what?

Ok; I'm 50, now what?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 514,488
Posted By freyke
I'm jealous :D Congrats, enjoy'm!

I'm jealous :D Congrats, enjoy'm!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,186
Posted By freyke
Thank you Al Gore... :rofl

Thank you Al Gore... :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,186
Posted By freyke
This might be of interest. ...

This might be of interest. http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=819816
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,799
Posted By freyke
Trust me, you'll get used to it and love it. It...

Trust me, you'll get used to it and love it. It takes about 3000 miles before it's appeciated.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,588
Posted By freyke
I've been through two sets of Battle Wings ...

I've been through two sets of Battle Wings (http://www.bridgestone.com/products/motorcycle_tires/products/battlewing/bw501_bw502.html) on my 2011 R1200GS and keep them at 41PSI rear and 38PSI front....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By freyke
Search is your friend...

Search is your friend http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=670165&highlight=Stebel
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,622
Posted By freyke
Approximately 55 DCA is about the maxim...

Approximately 55 DCA is about the maxim sustainable load that should be applied.

Based on throughput via a 13.1VDC 6 cell battery (2.1VDC per cell).
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 2,785
Views: 877,789
Posted By freyke
https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/558362...

https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/558362_10200391906061833_50773882_n.jpg

Snow in Norfolk, VA. 27F
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,215
Posted By freyke
True - They are real tight when new... Starts...

True - They are real tight when new... Starts to loosen up and feels real smooth between 5 and 8 K miles.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2013, 02:02 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,963
Posted By freyke
This might be a useful thread:...

This might be a useful thread: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=301499
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,853
Posted By freyke
I ride pretty much year round here in VA (Norfolk...

I ride pretty much year round here in VA (Norfolk - VA Beach) and there's no way hand guards will do the job alone. Heck, the heatED grips aren't enough for me on cold -damp days. I ride in...
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,919
Posted By freyke
Having owned an '06 XB12X I can say it's a nice...

Having owned an '06 XB12X I can say it's a nice bike and pretty reliable and dead easy to work on. It's more sport-tour oriented than dual sport, that's for sure. It lacks a center-stand and shaft...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2013, 03:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,682
Posted By freyke
If you're takling DC you are correct, there is no...

If you're takling DC you are correct, there is no phase involved.

Most homes in the US are 110VAC 2 Phase "Y" 60Hz referenced to ground (208VAC referenced between phases) 150-200AMP service.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2013, 03:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,682
Posted By freyke
Not to be a jerk, but what you're decribing is...

Not to be a jerk, but what you're decribing is applicable to AC thoery? It seems you're really only decribing a single phase of which would require a HOT, NEUTRAL (AKA return) and GROUND (AKA...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,682
Posted By freyke
I have used a basic battery tender directly...

I have used a basic battery tender directly connected to my battery on my 2011 R1200GS (18,000 Miles) since I bought the bike new in Nov of 2011. NO issues. Here is the one...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,259
Posted By freyke
My heated grips ('11 R1200GS) are not enough by...

My heated grips ('11 R1200GS) are not enough by themselves somewhere around the 45F range. I have the firstgear heated rider (http://www.firstgear-usa.com/heated_rider.html) gloves and these work...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,491
Posted By freyke
I've got the Wunderlich on my 2011 GS... It's...

I've got the Wunderlich on my 2011 GS... It's truley a game changer for turbulance. Well worth the price and very well crafted. BTW I'm 5'9" with a 30" inseam.
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2012, 03:25 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,123
Posted By freyke
I've got these - had them about 18 months and I...

I've got these - had them about 18 months and I ride most days and these are great in all temp ranges. Water proof is a bit of a reach though. I have rubber overboots for those really wet...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,532
Posted By freyke
This seems counter intuitive? There's more O2...

This seems counter intuitive? There's more O2 (higher density per cubic measurement) at sea level. If anything I would expect poorer fuel mileage at altitude in an internal combustion engine?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 20,228
Posted By freyke
From what I've gleaned on the BMW owners group...

From what I've gleaned on the BMW owners group (http://www.bmwmoa.org/news/general_interest/intermot_the_new_bmw_r_1200_gs) site, It looks like the 2013's will likely not show up in US Showrooms...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By freyke
Lights won't work (other than parking) if the...

Lights won't work (other than parking) if the bike isn't running. Mind you your aux lights should work regardless (with the ignition/aux on provided you used a relay in your aux light installation.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,480
Posted By freyke
Wow, you must. Have a high threshold for pain! ...

Wow, you must. Have a high threshold for pain! :) I hear tale that the seat was designed by the Spanish sometime during the "inquisition." LoL
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By freyke
Good place to start...

Good place to start (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=326162)...

:D
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,823
Posted By freyke
2011 R1200GS with just over 15,000 Miles and it...

2011 R1200GS with just over 15,000 Miles and it still uses a little oil, but less and less is consumed as the miles go by. I've been told it can take up to about 18,000 Miles before they (the rings)...
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