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Forum: Road warriors 12-24-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4,254
Views: 695,082
Posted By Kenbike
How long did he take to rework your seat? I...

How long did he take to rework your seat?
I tried this year to get a seat done and he never called back so ended up going with a Sargent. It sure is not as good as the last set Seth did for me.
Forum: Beasts 12-24-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 38,907
Posted By Kenbike
Issues I feel my 2012 S10 exhibited. The motor...

Issues I feel my 2012 S10 exhibited.
The motor is tuned under under power for a 1200 cc bike..
Many have vibrations from the clutch basket.
Lots of broken spokes.
Head light harness melt down....
Forum: Beasts 12-24-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 38,907
Posted By Kenbike
Thumbs down I commented on the S10 because I had 2012 and...

I commented on the S10 because I had 2012 and when and it traded with 22,000 miles for a 2014 GSA. I feel giving feedback to other owners of S10's who told me how BMW would never stop picking my...
Forum: Beasts 12-23-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 38,907
Posted By Kenbike
I am one new BMW owner who no longer has his ...

I am one new BMW owner who no longer has his snatch from a Tenere and does not mis it at all! Still get it from my wife.
It appears the Tenere is like most bikes with lots of recurring issues that...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,557
Posted By Kenbike
Nice work!

Nice work!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,557
Posted By Kenbike
Jim I will fab my own! Thanks for the link for...

Jim I will fab my own! Thanks for the link for the tube.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,557
Posted By Kenbike
Tool tube

I see of you guys have a plastic tube mounted between your left pannier rack and the bike. Anyone have a source?

Also want a side stand foot that adds 3/8 in height so send me your...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,132
Posted By Kenbike
We ting riding all my scooters and GSA today. ...

We ting riding all my scooters and GSA today. Tried the left foot peg mounting method and sure is easy when suited up for cold weather, just like getting on a horse!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,309
Posted By Kenbike
Nice work! Are you taking on any work and...

Nice work!
Are you taking on any work and location?
Forum: Beasts 12-10-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 26,177
Views: 5,003,547
Posted By Kenbike
Buy a BMW and you don't have to worry about...

Buy a BMW and you don't have to worry about switches.:D
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,369
Posted By Kenbike
How would a slipper clutch prevent you from using...

How would a slipper clutch prevent you from using the throttle to hit the rev limiter?
On a down shit dropping a gear with extra speed it does prevent over revving the engine.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 652
Posted By Kenbike
Are you suggesting that it IS important?[/QUOTE] ...

Are you suggesting that it IS important?[/QUOTE]

Who is Hilltop and what results have they gotten?
I run PCIII and PCV on my other bikes and they both work very well if step up correctly.
My GSA...
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,282
Posted By Kenbike
Agree with using the old style zipper the new RC...

Agree with using the old style zipper the new RC for wife has the water proof style and they are tough to use. NGO with old style unless your live in the shower.
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,282
Posted By Kenbike
Have a 1 PC for the last 8 years and my wife has...

Have a 1 PC for the last 8 years and my wife has her for 5 years.
I wear a dry wick T-shirt that pick up a Target as a store brand. Wear bike type spandex shorts long socks and boots below. To...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,864
Posted By Kenbike
Any updates from a full system install?

Any updates from a full system install?
Forum: Battle scooters 12-03-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,860
Posted By Kenbike
It's either a GSA or 300 Super for me!

It's either a GSA or 300 Super for me!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,062
Posted By Kenbike
That is for sure! Reading the book Detroit an...

That is for sure!
Reading the book Detroit an American Autopsy and it is truly amazing how bad that city has regressed into.
As for the video my riding buddy for the last 44 years is fearless and...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,165
Posted By Kenbike
I agree getting it flashed will wake it up but it...

I agree getting it flashed will wake it up but it not be close to LC GS:D
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,165
Posted By Kenbike
Had Anakee III's on my Yamaha Tenere and they...

Had Anakee III's on my Yamaha Tenere and they worked good but the front was cupping at 4000 miles. The rear had started to square off some. Good traction on dry and wet pavement and ok on fire...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 810
Posted By Kenbike
They work well but when they fail it is 100...

They work well but when they fail it is 100 percent. I had one melt down in my KTM with blue smoke pouring out on the side of the road.
Truck ride home was no fun so the 10 lbs is not worth the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,165
Posted By Kenbike
Sold my 2012 Tenere with lots of modifications...

Sold my 2012 Tenere with lots of modifications including full exhaust system, power commander V with custom map, skid plate crash bars lights heated grips rear rack. Had 14k in my bike and it was a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,269
Posted By Kenbike
Good report, what is the next bike?

Good report, what is the next bike?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By Kenbike
How did the new set up work out? Are you auto...

How did the new set up work out? Are you auto tuning or dyno tuning?
Many guys have never tried a fuel controller but they can really make a difference in how well the bike runs.
My 2014 GSA EFI...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,440
Posted By Kenbike
Went with a 2014 GSA for the look, weather...

Went with a 2014 GSA for the look, weather protection, and range. I was actually think RT VS GSA and felt it provided as much confront on the road as RT but could still run off road! The GSA do 600...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 19,337
Posted By Kenbike
I had a 2007 KTM 990 Adv and the total lack of...

I had a 2007 KTM 990 Adv and the total lack of dealers who could work on the street bike turned me off to even looking at the 1190. Purchased a new GSA in July and for me it is the perfect...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By Kenbike
Please pass along the website for Mark's screen...

Please pass along the website for Mark's screen supports.
Forum: Beasts 10-17-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 58,634
Posted By Kenbike
They buy it when they don't want to spend 20K on...

They buy it when they don't want to spend 20K on a GS, or maybe they test road both and went with the other brand
I had a 2012 Tenere for a year and put a lot of money into the bike with a full...
Forum: Beasts 10-17-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By Kenbike
Tell him to return it to the dealer under the...

Tell him to return it to the dealer under the lemon law, they all will do that at times. Not good when a bear is closing in on you at camp:D:
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 13,072
Posted By Kenbike
Very funny, your video will be used out of...

Very funny, your video will be used out of context in more places than you can comprehend!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,306
Posted By Kenbike
I also was torn between the two bikes and went...

I also was torn between the two bikes and went GSA, very happy with the bike.
Made a five day trip to St Pete and did a few 650 mile days and was still ok continuing riding. A RT would be better...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,157,361
Posted By Kenbike
I did not have enough coffee this morning, I do...

I did not have enough coffee this morning, I do not understand what I wrote!
I traded the Tenere in June for a new 2014 GSA. The stock BMW blows the Tenere away in all performance areas and is...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,157,361
Posted By Kenbike
I had a S10 with headers, air box, PCV, and...

I had a S10 with headers, air box, PCV, and custom tune and the heavier GSA which I purchased stock motor blows it away. The other features and quality is much better. I felt the Yamaha plastic...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 13,072
Posted By Kenbike
I had a Yamaha Tenere and buddies ride FJR, and a...

I had a Yamaha Tenere and buddies ride FJR, and a Connie. Traded for 2014 GSA loaded out and just rolled 5000 miles.
Zero issues and love the bike. Tours better than the Yamaha and about the same...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 1,122
Views: 260,761
Posted By Kenbike
I would do the rear rack in black also. Might...

I would do the rear rack in black also.
Might be my winter project. Could the the header jet coated black for a real cool look.
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,546
Posted By Kenbike
Go with a twin or triple and less than 500 lbs. ...

Go with a twin or triple and less than 500 lbs. you will enjoy!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,934
Posted By Kenbike
Not a bad idea, will check how easy it is to open...

Not a bad idea, will check how easy it is to open the flapper valve and disable it from closing.
I am not planning on a exhaust system upgrade but would enjoy seeing someone spend the bucks and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,063
Posted By Kenbike
You made a great choice! I have tried many...

You made a great choice!
I have tried many other bikes and purchased the same bike and kick myself for waiting so long to get a GSA.
Traded in a 2012 Tenere and very happy with the upgrade.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,934
Posted By Kenbike
It would be interesting to see actual results on...

It would be interesting to see actual results on a lC GS with dyno runs and a driving report. I wonder if the fuel system can day enough fuel to keep the engine in the proper air fuel ratio with a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,934
Posted By Kenbike
Instead of debating let's get a stock bike on a...

Instead of debating let's get a stock bike on a dyno then install the system and run it. I would guess as most full system with reduced back pressure it would have slightly lower power below 5000...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,009
Posted By Kenbike
Just order the standard height and return it...

Just order the standard height and return it within 30 days if you do not like the seat for no charge.
I really like my seat same height as stock and much better comfront.
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