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Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 688
Posted By JKGREEN
R1200GS ADV Tire Change using No-Mar

I loaned my rear wheel to No-Mar so they could do a video of the tire change. I am not affiliated with them in any way. Good info.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7aHu9qxR84
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,373
Posted By JKGREEN
The Kaoko I have on my 2011 with heated grips:...

The Kaoko I have on my 2011 with heated grips: have to carry a Allen because the tensioner loosens up. When heated hand grips are turned on it gets super tight - have to remember to adjust setting if...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-28-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 930
Posted By JKGREEN
Hope that's not Chernobyl.

Hope that's not Chernobyl.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,573
Posted By JKGREEN
You might want to check out No-Mar tire changers....

You might want to check out No-Mar tire changers. I have heard good things about them.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,884
Posted By JKGREEN
If you get the revs up it will shift smooth....

If you get the revs up it will shift smooth. Accelerate, let off some, the tranny should actually loosen up and try to slip out of gear with little pressure even without using the clutch - don't do...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,884
Posted By JKGREEN
Or you could just shift the dam thing correctly...

Or you could just shift the dam thing correctly and stop the whining and complaining. Even better sell it and you get on another board and complain about screwing up something as simple as shifting...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,884
Posted By JKGREEN
Mine only clunks when I shift wrong.

Mine only clunks when I shift wrong.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,891
Posted By JKGREEN
I have been using a Garmin Nuvi suction cupped to...

I have been using a Garmin Nuvi suction cupped to the windshield - lower left side just above the curved side winglet. Been doing this for 30,000 miles now, in fact on a trip now in Springfield, IL....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-30-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8,290
Views: 775,339
Posted By JKGREEN
Oh and the crossing up stream may be a little...

Oh and the crossing up stream may be a little rough. And the rocks on the bottom are definitely covered with algae so you may go down there as well. Water is not deep but the bike would be submerged...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-30-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8,290
Views: 775,339
Posted By JKGREEN
I was seriously considering going just upstream...

I was seriously considering going just upstream this last weekend but the concrete crossing had slight traction where a vehicle crossed and what looks like they were spinning the tires removing some...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-25-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8,290
Views: 775,339
Posted By JKGREEN
Let me know if you would like to meet up Sat. AM...

Let me know if you would like to meet up Sat. AM and ride those roads.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-21-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8,290
Views: 775,339
Posted By JKGREEN
Rode Charette Creek, Smith Creek, Lost Creek and...

Rode Charette Creek, Smith Creek, Lost Creek and Massey Creek today. All nice except Charette Creek and the concrete crossing - the one with the big divot in the center - slick as f&@k.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-21-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8,290
Views: 775,339
Posted By JKGREEN
Definitely be careful on the concrete creek...

Definitely be careful on the concrete creek crossings. Prepare to go down. They have been slick. I went down on my R1200GS ADV even though I was careful. Bottom was so slick the little bit of water...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 931
Posted By JKGREEN
The speed on your GPS will be more accurate. It...

The speed on your GPS will be more accurate. It is surprising your GPS shows a higher speed. The speedo on my Yamaha and R1200 GSA will show faster so 75 on the speedo will show about 72 on the GPS....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,882
Posted By JKGREEN
It's not that hard. As many have said - back up...

It's not that hard. As many have said - back up against the seat and grab onto the bike down lower. Not sure what I grab but something is there. Squat and walk backwards as it comes up. If it goes...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By JKGREEN
Bad fuel. Ride the piss out of it and I bet it...

Bad fuel. Ride the piss out of it and I bet it will fix itself.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,261
Posted By JKGREEN
I rode about 20 miles after the "miles left" hit...

I rode about 20 miles after the "miles left" hit 0. Not sure how much went in that day. I consistently can put in around 8.7 gallons and I know there is a gallon left or more. The tank seems to hold...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,983
Posted By JKGREEN
It would take longer to read this thread than...

It would take longer to read this thread than going to Walmart, getting a AGM battery and putting it in.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,983
Posted By JKGREEN
My factory battery died around 18k miles. It was...

My factory battery died around 18k miles. It was a POS. I removed the spacer, took the battery and spacer (sits under the battery) to Walmart and got a battery that matched height and width of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,019
Posted By JKGREEN
I have a headlight protector just because it...

I have a headlight protector just because it looks cool. Got the black metal one. It looks cool.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,047
Posted By JKGREEN
I really don't think the kick stand needs to be...

I really don't think the kick stand needs to be up. My 2011 works when the kick stand is down. Just did it this way 2 days ago.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By JKGREEN
My estimated calculations are 9.5 to 9.7 gallons.

My estimated calculations are 9.5 to 9.7 gallons.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,922
Posted By JKGREEN
Buying and changing tires on a motorcycle is just...

Buying and changing tires on a motorcycle is just plain stupid because of the hassle and the BS. I dread having to put new ones on.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,348
Posted By JKGREEN
I have estimated mine at 9.7 gallons. Could be...

I have estimated mine at 9.7 gallons. Could be off .1 or .2 but looks like the 9.5 is accurate enough.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,905
Posted By JKGREEN
I just put in the EverStart ES14BS PowerSport...

I just put in the EverStart ES14BS PowerSport Battery that I bought at Walmart for $75.. Drops in to the original spot, mounts up snug with OEM mounting hardware and works great. I only have a week...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,025
Posted By JKGREEN
For mine I used the OCDT-1 remote control. It is...

For mine I used the OCDT-1 remote control. It is the one with the 12V battery - necessary to have the 12 V model because it runs directly off of motorcycle power.

Steps: Disassembled remote...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,955
Posted By JKGREEN
I am getting brown stains on my underwear due to...

I am getting brown stains on my underwear due to the OEM seat. Has anyone had this experience and will the Sergent seat help?
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,081
Posted By JKGREEN
40's isn't cold enough to worry about. If you...

40's isn't cold enough to worry about. If you want to heat something an engine block or oil pan heater would be better.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,479
Posted By JKGREEN
Mine have the same thing. Same thing as soot on...

Mine have the same thing. Same thing as soot on the inside of the pipes, its there and if it blows against the bags and tubes it will be there too.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,775
Posted By JKGREEN
For what it's worth I have ridden mine past the...

For what it's worth I have ridden mine past the warning light and it even went down to 0 miles to go. I did another 10 miles after the 0 miles to go and they were very, very conservative with a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 931
Posted By JKGREEN
My 2012 has a bumper on the center stand that...

My 2012 has a bumper on the center stand that hits a bracket that is mounted on the inside of the rear brake pivot structure.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,283
Posted By JKGREEN
"Did you ever read the RideOn directions? It...

"Did you ever read the RideOn directions?
It will not seal the way you suggested,you shouldn't have pulled the nail (until you knew you had an appropriate solution to fix the probable resulting loss...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,283
Posted By JKGREEN
I have been using RideOn. Got a nail in my tire...

I have been using RideOn. Got a nail in my tire right in the center. I was way out away from civilization and fely comfortable knowing I had RideOn in the tire. Pulled the nail out and rotated the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 410
Posted By JKGREEN
Breaks Grabbing 2011 R1200GS Adv

I was riding all day on gravel roads. After a while I noticed the front brakes were grabbing. There was quite a bit of dust all over the bike and I am sure on the brake disk as well. This didn't...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,400
Posted By JKGREEN
Mine look exactly the same and I have about the...

Mine look exactly the same and I have about the same amount or wear.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,810
Posted By JKGREEN
These are the parts I used. No problems. The...

These are the parts I used. No problems. The error code eliminator was necessary - wouldnt light without it.

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Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,585
Posted By JKGREEN
I have both on mine and I am happy with them. I...

I have both on mine and I am happy with them. I like being able to set the suspension to comfort after a long day riding and just want to relax and setting it to the stiffest settings works good for...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,269
Posted By JKGREEN
Hate to change the thread but I had to ask. Whats...

Hate to change the thread but I had to ask. Whats the mood like there in S Korea with all that is going on with the North?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By JKGREEN
My front forks on my 2011 R1200GS A started to...

My front forks on my 2011 R1200GS A started to leak at 8,000 miles. The dealer replaced the front forks. There was a long, long wait because BMW does not stock the parts in the US like the ought to.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,845
Posted By JKGREEN
A 12 volt system which is the common name is...

A 12 volt system which is the common name is actually 13.75 volts. That is usually the standard for automobiles and motorcycles.
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