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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 02:27 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 104,258
Posted By Random-Water
Very True. Even with THESE, gravel get's between...

Very True. Even with THESE, gravel get's between the plate/bar and the heads when you go down at speed.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 06:58 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 135,570
Posted By Random-Water
I can't get the Next or Next EXP to last more...

I can't get the Next or Next EXP to last more than 2500 Miles or 4000Km. (front and rear). Anakee 3's are slightly better at 3500 miles or 5600Km for the rear and 5000 Miles or 7250KM out of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 104,258
Posted By Random-Water
Well, I don't have the TT Upper, I have the Happy...

Well, I don't have the TT Upper, I have the Happy Trails units. They extend up not quite as far as the TT units. They DID help my GS-LC when I went "left" up an embankment (road went straight) on...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 34,798
Posted By Random-Water
Another Thread

BTW, I recently found this other GS/LC Problem thread.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=26820141

They seem to have much more serious issues posted there. Tranny failures, engine...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,025
Posted By Random-Water
I got the same thing. Routed it into my tank bag...

I got the same thing. Routed it into my tank bag for added weather protection. A quick 2 wire waterproof disconnect for when I want to remove the tank bag.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2015, 02:31 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 104,258
Posted By Random-Water
I don't see how you could possibly attach crash...

I don't see how you could possibly attach crash bars without connecting them to the frame. They(BMW/TouraTech/SW-Motech/Happy-Trails, Et al) use the same bolts/attachment points that hold the frame...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 272,360
Posted By Random-Water
The Aluminum ones only came out when the LC GSA...

The Aluminum ones only came out when the LC GSA came out, so they weren't available for the first 12+ Months. Also the only way to fit them to a GS was to buy the GSA racks, and possibly the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 272,360
Posted By Random-Water
Are you referring to the GS Vario bags or the...

Are you referring to the GS Vario bags or the GSA's Aluminum ones? There are plenty of people in the beginning of this thread with the Vario-Cases
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 272,360
Posted By Random-Water
There are also LOTS of Holan pics if you go back...

There are also LOTS of Holan pics if you go back to the beginning of this thread.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-30-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,976
Posted By Random-Water
There are Toll lanes in So-Cal that require a...

There are Toll lanes in So-Cal that require a transponder for ALL vehicles (including motorcycles), and some that don't (just for motorcycles). Some are "Interstate" and some are 'State Highway',...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-30-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,632
Posted By Random-Water
Thumb this!!!!

this!!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 34,798
Posted By Random-Water
It's your bike and your life, but I don't even...

It's your bike and your life, but I don't even take by bike out of 1st gear at a light. Too many times being able to move has saved me from being rear ended/side-swiped. Also, why tax the starter...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,967
Posted By Random-Water
I'm 90% sure you can use the rear rack/grab...

I'm 90% sure you can use the rear rack/grab handles from the GSA on your GS to eliminate that. Otherwise the advmotorrad sells a rear rack/grab rail replacement that lowers the box to below rear...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 272,360
Posted By Random-Water
Happy Trails Products IMNAHA are 5"W (Their...

Happy Trails Products IMNAHA are 5"W (Their customer service sux, but they probably have what you're looking for).

There are also lots of small companies that can do "one off" to your specs. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 272,360
Posted By Random-Water
Link?

Link?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 34,798
Posted By Random-Water
So your rear brake pedal doesn't work at all, or...

So your rear brake pedal doesn't work at all, or doesn't' work when the front brake is also applied?
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,967
Posted By Random-Water
Sorry, I missed this comment. It's 16 pounds...

Sorry, I missed this comment. It's 16 pounds with the mounting plate.


No, the Holan is a screw/bolt mount system. It takes about 5 minutes to mount/remove.


Yes. Sena's can stay on. But...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2015, 02:30 AM
Replies: 11,475
Views: 2,297,936
Posted By Random-Water
I guess you're not into Monty Python/British...

I guess you're not into Monty Python/British humor. Personal note for future reference, you and any/all relatives should stay clear of elderberry bushes. :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11,475
Views: 2,297,936
Posted By Random-Water
I'm guessing it will get the lean sensitive ABS...

I'm guessing it will get the lean sensitive ABS like the KTM 1190/1290 and BMW S1000RR. BOLD NEW GRAPHICS/COLORS are a lock. Hill start....give it 50/50 :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2,585
Views: 521,342
Posted By Random-Water
Without pics/audio/video you're just braggin'...

Without pics/audio/video you're just braggin' :rofl
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-21-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,772
Posted By Random-Water
Even if your guys have the best customer service...

Even if your guys have the best customer service skills in the world, and the store is a "Cabelas" sized playland of ADV goodness. If you're charging more than 20% above internet prices, your shop...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 34,798
Posted By Random-Water
I had same problem. I "crimped" the clips on...

I had same problem. I "crimped" the clips on with a pair of pliers after losing the first pair. They have stayed on ever since.
Forum: Alaska 11-19-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,503
Posted By Random-Water
How much would this service cost now during...

How much would this service cost now during "regular" hours/days by whoever does it currently. If no one does, is it worth it to end up charging $500-750 for a tire replacement tow?

Why $500-750...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-06-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,398
Posted By Random-Water
Only for stop signs. Not for traffic lights. ...

Only for stop signs. Not for traffic lights. :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,313
Posted By Random-Water
Correct.

Correct.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,386
Posted By Random-Water
Where I come from, it's called "OIL", or "Engine...

Where I come from, it's called "OIL", or "Engine OIL". Maybe you got the rare "Starbucks Edition" GS that comes with an automatic transmission??? That would then require "transmission fluid". It...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,331
Posted By Random-Water
I've got a cat sitting on my lap purring. It's...

I've got a cat sitting on my lap purring. It's about as equally relevant to the original question as your post.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 20,691
Posted By Random-Water
To add to this tally, one of the other riders on...

To add to this tally, one of the other riders on the Motorcyclist Alps trip purchased a 14' GS-A this summer.

Thinking on it...maybe we SHOULD have asked for discounts!:lol3
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,967
Posted By Random-Water
Go big or go home!

I've got the 62L Holan. (http://www.advmotorrad.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=86_88&product_id=154)...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 2,585
Views: 521,342
Posted By Random-Water
Im in so cal and I've never had over 195. Even...

Im in so cal and I've never had over 195. Even in triple digit heat, fully loaded with bags. I've taken it over 10,000 feet of hard climbing at slow speeds, and triple digit speeds over 7000 feet,...
Forum: Vendors 10-15-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 80,692
Posted By Random-Water
Nag em for a shifter pad/extra leather!

Nag em for a shifter pad/extra leather!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-11-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2,339
Views: 178,511
Posted By Random-Water
For those interested in rides in the greater LA...

For those interested in rides in the greater LA area, there are a couple of meetup groups


http://www.meetup.com/Southern-California-Adventure-Rides-Discovering-Hwy-395/...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 2,585
Views: 521,342
Posted By Random-Water
Grab-on grips slip right over the stockers (after...

Grab-on grips slip right over the stockers (after removing hand guard end) and don't seem to interfere with heated grips (max temp, nor warm up time)
http://amzn.com/B00230P2E4
They make em in 4.25...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-28-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 32,496
Views: 3,199,942
Posted By Random-Water
I know that guy/bike. Yes, he does ride too...

I know that guy/bike. Yes, he does ride too fast (IMHO), but then again, some people say I ride too slow!. I hope they were both OK
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,266
Posted By Random-Water
So true, no one shoots Hasselblad, Leica, Canon,...

So true, no one shoots Hasselblad, Leica, Canon, Nikon, or Olympus anymore. :huh

No way, no how do I want that crap in/on my helmet.
#1 it's going to weigh more, and my head is big/heavy enough...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,322
Posted By Random-Water
Use the ENDURO mode. It defaults to "SOFT" when...

Use the ENDURO mode. It defaults to "SOFT" when you select ENDURO, but there is also and ENDURO Hard if the soft is, well, too soft.

The Enduro mode suspension performance is MUCH different than...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By Random-Water
What year GS? It won't fit under the Pillion of...

What year GS? It won't fit under the Pillion of the 13+GSW due to the Tire Pressure monitoring sensor receiver being RIGHT THERE! The 8 fuse fits. Barely.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,266
Posted By Random-Water
How do you define "adventure"?

There isn't a consensus, and never will be on the perfect Adventure bike. Heck, you can't get 10 people to define "adventure" in the same way.

For some "adventure" requires danger.
For some...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,262
Posted By Random-Water
I had the same problem with those style chairs...

I had the same problem with those style chairs (legs sinking), and was suggested to me to try putting tennis balls over the feet. I sold mine, so I can't try it, but wanted to pass it along.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 400
Posted By Random-Water
LC GSA (14+) seats fit on LC GS (13+)

Not earth shattering news, just wanted to put it out there for other folks who might have wondered like I did.

Was at my local dealer, and removed the seat from a 14GSA. Looked just like the...
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