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Forum: Equipment 12-16-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 21,295
Posted By gofast1320
gerbings customer service

I purchased a Gerbings liner from Shango Rider at a rally in October.I called Gerbings with a question regarding my liner having a bit of a hot spot where the wires connect to the jacket liner. Spoke...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By gofast1320
never mind

Going to vendors to check it out.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By gofast1320
led turn signal bulbs

Duane,
Is there a code to enter to get the 20% discount?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By gofast1320
locks and cylinders

I bought my cases after I bought my bike. Dealer sends your VIN to BMW and they key the locks and send them to your dealer. Seems it took a few days for mine to come in
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 801
Posted By gofast1320
barkbusters

jdub,
Thanks a ton for posting the narrative and photos. You answered all the other questions I had about what guards to get for my 14 GSA wc.
That is exactly what I needed to know. I'll...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,622
Posted By gofast1320
standing on left peg to get on.

As an older 63, heavier (275#) kind of guy I'm finding this fairly interesting. I rode my F800GS for about a year with a fractured hip and got to where I'd stand on a chunk of an 8" x 8" or a small...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-09-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 642
Posted By gofast1320
hearing aids on the bike?

I have the ReSound Linx 9 behind the ear with the little tube going to the earpiece. I've worn them inside my helmet to test the blue tooth to my cell phone on a short ride to town and back.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 724
Posted By gofast1320
battery tender

That is how I hooked mine up the afternoon I got my new bike home.
I had the exact same thing happen with the flashing lights and all. Battery was too low for battery tender to charge. I used a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,145
Posted By gofast1320
Story sounds good but you can add $6000.00 to his...

Story sounds good but you can add $6000.00 to his asking price and get a 2014 GSA with less miles and factory warranty from an inmate in the flea market.
Just checked and it sold in the last few...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 921
Posted By gofast1320
Why

read the replies by JVB, Lord Smoke and IB1. They all three sum up why I bought it.
It spoke to me, I wanted it, I bought it, love riding it and am absolutely pleased with every aspect of it.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,270
Posted By gofast1320
proper adjustment is the key

I thought the LED on my 2014 GSA LC sucked, until I adjusted it, and could not be happier with it now. The distance I get on high beam and the width is amazing. Really helps with seeing deer on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,018
Posted By gofast1320
vstream

I experienced the exact same improvement with the same windshield. The Ztechnik VStream touring windshield made a big difference on my 14 GSA LC.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,184
Posted By gofast1320
Preload

What he said. When I left loaded up for Barber a couple of weeks ago I neglected to bump the suspension up. Bike was wallowing like a pig down the driveway headed towards the highway. I bumped the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,933
Posted By gofast1320
Windshield Cleaning

This is in regards to the Polycarbonate Windshields stock on the BMW 2014 GSA WC and aftermarket such as the Z-Technic VStream.

At a recent rally I was cleaning my windshield and another...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,190
Posted By gofast1320
power delivery

Is it possible you had it in RAIN mode. That dampens delivery a bunch.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,388
Posted By gofast1320
Regrets

None here. Picked up my 2014 GSA WC in June and am still glad I got it.
Was offered a smoking deal on a new 2013 GSW and really had to think about it.
I wandered around and mulled it over...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,215
Posted By gofast1320
bag

What he said. Works great on my '14 GSA WC
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 31,109
Posted By gofast1320
Russell seat

I've had my Russell for a little over a month now and have done several 150-300 mile rides just cruising around and have literally forgotten about my seat. The only time I think about it being a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-02-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,757
Posted By gofast1320
Barber Vintage Festival

Heading out from Paris Tn on Thursday around 1000am. Probably do 40 to the 840 loop over to 65S to B'ham. Plan on being there through Sat afternoon and may stay Sat night too. Hope to see some of you...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-25-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 13,057
Views: 661,201
Posted By gofast1320
Barber Vintage festival

Anyone heading down to Barbers from middle tn on Thursday afternoon Oct 9th?
Not sure if I'm going to 840 around Nashville to I 65S or cut across from 40 and pick up 65 near Columbia.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,756
Posted By gofast1320
gear shift lever

Read your owners manual. You can adjust your gear shift lever at the toe lift part. Loosen the set screw and rotate it with your fingers it is eccentric and will raise as you rotate it.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,853
Posted By gofast1320
key

My 14 GSA WC came with 2 metal and 1 plastic
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,737
Posted By gofast1320
Flashing taillight mod

Has anyone installed a BACK OFF or similar taillight flasher on their 2014 r1200 gs adventure wc? If so any pics of how you wired it up?
I had one on my F800 and really liked the extra visibility...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 31,109
Posted By gofast1320
russel

Mine was delivered today. put about 60 miles on it just before dark.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,873
Posted By gofast1320
ditto

What he said. I used a zip tie as a guide. I put it up through the hole and slide the insert down and over while flexing the beak/cowl and it popped right it.
Took time to look at the instructions...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 35,504
Views: 8,952,035
Posted By gofast1320
HMMMmm. Spent two weeks in the POST Motor Officer...

HMMMmm. Spent two weeks in the POST Motor Officer Course a couple of years ago and never even asked about that. We just did as the instructor said.
We guessed and mentioned in conversation that the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-22-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 876
Views: 83,392
Posted By gofast1320
update

I pugged my Nav 5 up and selected update all. The page for terms and conditions for updating popped up and the little dot circle thing in the middle just keeps spinning and never loads.

Any...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5,550
Views: 928,294
Posted By gofast1320
done today

Got my locks for my BMW bags and also got the rubber tank protector and knee grip pads put on.
Really like the grip the pads add on the side of the tank.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,422
Posted By gofast1320
mileage

2014 R1200GS adventure WC bought mid June now has 3,000 miles on it.
Filled up Friday. Miles remaining on computer showed 68 miles.
Took 6.5 gallons to fill it up to the very top. Miles...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5,550
Views: 928,294
Posted By gofast1320
Filled tank and went for a spin

Did the same thing. Got home a couple of hours ago and found my advdesigns headlight guard had arrived.
Tried something different. Read the instructions twice. Looked at what went where. Read...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5,550
Views: 928,294
Posted By gofast1320
Today.

Fell over at the post office and broke the end off of my front brake lever. Where's best place to get a replacement lever. Also any recommendation for hand guards sturdier than stock? Man I wish...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-26-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 753
Posted By gofast1320
laramie

Make sure you drive 287 from Laramie to Ft Collins on your way to Denver. Beautiful sights to see.
Happy Jack trail between Laramie and Cheyenne is also a beautiful drive.
I just spent a week out...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,005
Posted By gofast1320
2014 R1200GSA WC Tank Pads anyone?

Has anyone purchased tank side knee gripper pads for their new 2014 GSA WC?
Really want to get some and have been looking at the .125 thick sharkskin ones.
Anyone have any other ideas or...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2,350
Views: 283,873
Posted By gofast1320
bmw communicator, nav 5 gps and android phone

I have a Shuberth with the bmw communicator on it, the Nav 5 gps on my GSA WC and my phone is an android Motorola ultra max.


The communicator pairs with the phone and calls work great BUT the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,863
Posted By gofast1320
Led

My 2014 1200GSA WC has the LED and I'm thinking it is pretty awesome. I had an F800GS with some LED driving lights and just the LED headlight on my 1200 lets me see more at night than the F800.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5,550
Views: 928,294
Posted By gofast1320
What I did today

I got my Black Dog Cycle Works bar risers and footpegs for my new GSA and put them on.
Instructions provided were excellent. Foot pegs took about 10 minutes and the bar risers the same. It was...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,828
Posted By gofast1320
Grass Roots BMW in Cape Girardeau

My dealer, Grass Roots BMW in Cape Girardeau MO, is about 140 miles from me and I couldn't be happier with these folks.
When I called to schedule the 6,000 mile service on my F800Gs they...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By gofast1320
Flashing Brake Light

Has anyone put one of those flashing brake light modules on their 2014 R1200GS adv LC?

I had one on my F800GS and really liked it. Got many comments on how noticeable it was. I bought it and put...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,183
Posted By gofast1320
I'd like to get in on this.

I've got a build date of 8 Aug on my Russell. Guessing I need to send my seat in on 1 Aug and look to get mine back on 22nd or thereabouts.
I'll like to get in line on this if I might.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,183
Posted By gofast1320
sound great

PM sent
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