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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 01:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,498
Posted By Otherworld
Thx Jim. So I was curiuous, OP, did this...

Thx Jim.

So I was curiuous, OP, did this thread change your mind? Did you purchase the bike, and if yes does it have ESA?
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 01:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,600
Posted By Otherworld
Mounting em to Varios, the options boil down to: ...

Mounting em to Varios, the options boil down to:

1) attach with rear mounting plate and potentially screw up the expanding feature of the cases

2) use 3M Dual-Lock and strap to attach flat to...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 08:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,498
Posted By Otherworld
And the BMW ESA shocks, they too have a service...

And the BMW ESA shocks, they too have a service interval (or estimated life span)? Can BMW shocks also be re-built?
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By Otherworld
Oh... you would be coming back, assuming that...

Oh... you would be coming back, assuming that looming conflict with Russia doesnt breaks out.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By Otherworld
Factory tours are booked up weeks to months in...

Factory tours are booked up weeks to months in advanced. Buying your bike im der vaterland will be a far better experience. First of, there is way more competition over there, a much larger...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2,022
Views: 195,155
Posted By Otherworld
It's the Garmin. Like Windows, it crashes. Pls oh...

It's the Garmin. Like Windows, it crashes. Pls oh lord of the free market (Google), please save us from Garmin and deliver us a motorcycle GPS that performs like a Mac!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,498
Posted By Otherworld
$1000 is real money, even when spending $20k on a...

$1000 is real money, even when spending $20k on a machine. I think its the wrong decision, but Im not riding your bike.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,007
Posted By Otherworld
never test ride the wethead, that way you wont...

never test ride the wethead, that way you wont regret the '13 GSA.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By Otherworld
Im off by centimetres. Does cutting the tie-downs...

Im off by centimetres. Does cutting the tie-downs under the tank panel provide more slack?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,339
Posted By Otherworld
Could care less about the registration. Im more...

Could care less about the registration. Im more intrigued by this BMW production/limited-production bike that no publication anywhere wrote anything about.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,339
Posted By Otherworld
Did Google? If no, Im more curious what answer...

Did Google? If no, Im more curious what answer you provided yourself on possible reasons why the search yielded nada. Did "top secret BMW project" come to mind?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 12,957
Posted By Otherworld
Ummmm... I believe you countered one person's...

Ummmm... I believe you countered one person's effectively anecdotal experience with your own, and with the same tone of "authority". No need to get personal people. This is a debate about branding...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,329
Posted By Otherworld
The GSW stock seat is way better than my previous...

The GSW stock seat is way better than my previous 650 bench. For me, I noticed the GSW seat is good for about 4hrs just before departing on a 34 day tour. My buddy rides the 650 and picked up the...
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 33,166
Posted By Otherworld
Ok... back. Well, returned from my 14,000km trip...

Ok... back. Well, returned from my 14,000km trip that lasted 34 days a few weeks ago. On that trip only 4 were rest days. On avg, I rode 600km a day, a few times 750km, but never less than 550km. On...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,222
Posted By Otherworld
If you are compelled to ask this question now,...

If you are compelled to ask this question now, after 2 previous runs, you may want to wait until the final year production run.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 12,957
Posted By Otherworld
and belief in retirement funds.

and belief in retirement funds.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,165
Posted By Otherworld
GerJ, why so harsh man?

GerJ, why so harsh man?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 12,957
Posted By Otherworld
I thought of posting the remix, but this better...

I thought of posting the remix, but this better suits the demographics (re: http://www.advrider.com/forums/poll.php?do=showresults&pollid=5454)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2uC8kgEmJ6o
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By Otherworld
BMW's OEM bars for the GSW, which I believe were...

BMW's OEM bars for the GSW, which I believe were designed to crush on impact vs. stainless bars that transfer force to the frame....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By Otherworld
Im no engineer, but suspect aluminum tubing...

Im no engineer, but suspect aluminum tubing performs better..
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,310
Posted By Otherworld
I dont get it Jet... A vehicle that gets ~45MPG...

I dont get it Jet... A vehicle that gets ~45MPG costs slightly more to operate vs. the vehicle that gets 18MPG ;)

I would absolutely do my own service, if I had garage space to work out of.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,310
Posted By Otherworld
My dealer is quoting me ~$850 for the 20K (12k in...

My dealer is quoting me ~$850 for the 20K (12k in miles) service. In addition to fluids, which inc final drive, there is the valve check/adjustment and spark plug replacements. What is everyone else...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 12,957
Posted By Otherworld
Come now... this is the American mentality at...

Come now... this is the American mentality at both entertaining and concerning. There is no conspiracy (other than the actual and extremely effective dominate ideological one of large corporations...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,228
Posted By Otherworld
I just completed a 14,000 km trip. Last minute...

I just completed a 14,000 km trip. Last minute realizing the utility of a tank bag, went with the BMW (discounted because I just shelled out mucho cash for the GSW). It worked pretty well. Never...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 12,957
Posted By Otherworld
His story of BMW's quality decline is the one of...

His story of BMW's quality decline is the one of globalization. Off-shoring manufacturing to lower cost labour regions, increase production capacity, decrease costs, increase profits, return value to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 680
Posted By Otherworld
oh, it is also advised to perform the break in...

oh, it is also advised to perform the break in using varying load, ie, use roads with lots of hills. assuming the bikes of people who live in the plains are as long lasting/well performing as people...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 680
Posted By Otherworld
this question keeps coming up in new threads....

this question keeps coming up in new threads. there are a few arguable principles out there how to "ride it like you stole it", but with all the research i did talking to the mechanics and searching...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,517
Posted By Otherworld
The noise is related to surface composition, not...

The noise is related to surface composition, not speed, which explains why some people complain and others know nothing of the howl. I know this having just completed a very long trek.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,266
Posted By Otherworld
What I learned about my GSW riding it continuous for 31 days.

Took the long way to pick up some ice cream, some 14,000km total with an avg ~600 kms per rid day -ok, not exactly continuous riding. I didnt do a ride report, so figured Id write this up instead....
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 33,166
Posted By Otherworld
Definitely downsize as advised. Skiveezs are...

Definitely downsize as advised. Skiveezs are stretchy.
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 33,166
Posted By Otherworld
Alrighty! The Skiveezs have arrived -much thanks...

Alrighty! The Skiveezs have arrived -much thanks Shawn!

As many have already commented, pulling em out of the package I immediately got that sense these are very well made. Im not so sure about...
Forum: Americas 06-02-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By Otherworld
Hey Timboat, I sent you a PM.

Hey Timboat, I sent you a PM.
Forum: Americas 05-29-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By Otherworld
Absolutely, hydration is high up on the planning...

Absolutely, hydration is high up on the planning (also the easiest part). July must of been a very hot. Ive driven Death Valley in late July (before climate change was on full boar) and that was an...
Forum: Americas 05-28-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By Otherworld
My bad... mistook Pucker's Pass (the rock...

My bad... mistook Pucker's Pass (the rock underpass) as the road. I believe Pucker's Pass is on Long Canyon Rd.
Forum: Americas 05-28-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By Otherworld
Im guessing the presumably easy switch-backs...

Im guessing the presumably easy switch-backs going up on Shafer's portion is a treacherous downhill on the Pucker side from what youre describing?
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 33,166
Posted By Otherworld
Thanks Shaun (or Shawn?) for going the extra...

Thanks Shaun (or Shawn?) for going the extra distance. I will say customers service is top notch. Im very eager to receive the two pairs ordered, and pray UPS delivers within 7 days from today.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,158
Posted By Otherworld
"Comfort"???? I cant imagine you were recalling...

"Comfort"???? I cant imagine you were recalling sitting when you typed that...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,853
Posted By Otherworld
I use Road for stop-n-go traffic. Rain, in rain....

I use Road for stop-n-go traffic. Rain, in rain. Both were good for the forgiving throttle response. I used to use Road as default setting for everything, and Dynamic occasionally (when I felt like...
Forum: Americas 05-27-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By Otherworld
Schafer Trail & Puckers Pass: Moab

Hey there all,

So Im putting together an epic 15,000km tour of the US/Canada. There's a day ride to explore a bit of Moab, specifically Potash Rd --> Schafer Trail --> Island in the Sky Rd -->...
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 33,166
Posted By Otherworld
Toronto (home of crack-based-civics). ...

Toronto (home of crack-based-civics).

Thanks!
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