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Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,099
Posted By longslowdistance
Remember, the CR piece was a reader poll, not a...

Remember, the CR piece was a reader poll, not a rating. Subject to various biases.
Their occasional moto tests are semi serious but kinda goofy, e.g., comparing a small sport bike with a small...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 672
Posted By longslowdistance
Puig for rain or cold weather, V stream screen...

Puig for rain or cold weather, V stream screen for warmer weather (more wind on arms), cymark double brace for both.
I got a second set of windshield bracket hardware to make swapping...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By longslowdistance
Octane booster for GSW and regular gas?

Planning a trip to the hinterlands of Quebec. Only 87 octane available. BMW specs 89.

1. Should I just not worry about it (but be prepared for lower gas mileage), or carry some octane booster?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,467
Posted By longslowdistance
A thread a while back on the same topic ended...

A thread a while back on the same topic ended with the OP learning that BMW had installed the wrong center stand. The appropriate stand cured his problem.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By longslowdistance
Yep.

Yep.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,399
Posted By longslowdistance
Don't mean to quibble whether it's two sided tape...

Don't mean to quibble whether it's two sided tape or foam with adhesive on two sides or one sided tape. Regardless of how the material is described, the screen is attached to the radiator, correct?...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,399
Posted By longslowdistance
I plowed through the installation instructions...

I plowed through the installation instructions for the Hornigs, Givi, Touratech and Altriders.

It looks like the Hornigs is attached to the radiator with two sided tape. This may make removal for...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 792
Posted By longslowdistance
Yes, forgot to mention this switch is as the...

Yes, forgot to mention this switch is as the owner's manual sez it should be, original post edited, thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 792
Posted By longslowdistance
GS LC headlight and adjustment question

Sorry these questions are so basic, mostly stuff I could figure out on my own, but I'll dip into the deep pool of true wisdom, armchair musing, and fatuous horsecrap we all get on this forum.
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-07-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,201
Posted By longslowdistance
Thanks. I really need it!

Thanks.
I really need it!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,788
Posted By longslowdistance
So, if I take the tin foil hat off my head and...

So, if I take the tin foil hat off my head and wrap it around the fob, will my motorcycle be safe from the zombie apocalypse?
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-03-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 265,962
Posted By longslowdistance
Just a comment from a Photoshop fan/vet regarding...

Just a comment from a Photoshop fan/vet regarding some of the pix on this very good thread: use a little less shadow fill and less sharpening your pix will look more realistic (and better), at least...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-03-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 1,118,546
Posted By longslowdistance
Just a suggestion: during your forced time off...

Just a suggestion: during your forced time off the moto, look into mountain biking in addition to the paths and roads you're enjoying. Might open up a whole new world.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,788
Posted By longslowdistance
How many of you have accidentally left the key...

How many of you have accidentally left the key fob in the seat lock and completely got away with it?
I did.

BTW, if you want a second (backup) fob, you can save some time if you get it when you...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,939
Posted By longslowdistance
Anyone with Geza experience (or some other brand)...

Anyone with Geza experience (or some other brand) know if a smaller model could be stretched between the bars and back of the seat, not covering the windshield or panniers, with the idea being just...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2015, 02:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By longslowdistance
Advice question: If I'm on a long trip with my...

Advice question: If I'm on a long trip with my newish 2015 and it starts leaking coolant, can I put in any old antifreeze and water to keep it full until I get back, or does it require something...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-29-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 33,541
Views: 2,078,351
Posted By longslowdistance
And if you prefer a chorus line: ...

And if you prefer a chorus line:

http://i57.tinypic.com/2j3llw0.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-29-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 33,541
Views: 2,078,351
Posted By longslowdistance
Personally, I think an elegant halter adds to the...

Personally, I think an elegant halter adds to the appeal, by leaving something to the imagination:

http://i60.tinypic.com/qoaqhg.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-28-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 33,541
Views: 2,078,351
Posted By longslowdistance
Yep. Probably was a former Eagle Scout (motto: Be...

Yep. Probably was a former Eagle Scout (motto: Be Prepared! Which means: Have heavy equipment at the ready!)

Here's a manual model:...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-28-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By longslowdistance
Can someone explain the difference between the 50cc Vespa models?

Web site shows three different small motor models, but doesn't lay out how they differ. Anyone with real knowledge of the differences, please chime in. Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 959
Posted By longslowdistance
Helped me some. If nothing else the rough air...

Helped me some. If nothing else the rough air coming off the top of the screen can be smoothed out.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,016
Posted By longslowdistance
Bingo. It's a GS for cryin' out loud!

Bingo. It's a GS for cryin' out loud!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-23-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 33,541
Views: 2,078,351
Posted By longslowdistance
Any opinions on Scoot Richmond? or Vespa?...

Any opinions on Scoot Richmond? or Vespa? Considering a cute scoot for my wife (and me for going to the pool or local subway).
PM me if you wish to remain otherwise anonymous. I PROMISE to delete...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,373
Posted By longslowdistance
Belongs in the Quote Hall of Fame!

Belongs in the Quote Hall of Fame!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By longslowdistance
This thread on CO pot is not at all what I...

This thread on CO pot is not at all what I thought it would be.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3,057
Views: 465,291
Posted By longslowdistance
Thinking about these suspension software...

Thinking about these suspension software gremlins: who writes the software?
Anecdote: Family member deep in the car industry recently related:
Microsoft wrote the software for several auto...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-12-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 33,541
Views: 2,078,351
Posted By longslowdistance
Nearly new Pivot Pegz mk3 for r1200GS are still...

Nearly new Pivot Pegz mk3 for r1200GS are still available, $80. They fit Dr. W's 800 but changed the geometry enough that he decided not to keep them.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-09-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 33,541
Views: 2,078,351
Posted By longslowdistance
Thumb Excellent! Enjoy!

Excellent! Enjoy!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-09-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 33,541
Views: 2,078,351
Posted By longslowdistance
Pegz sold, insoles still available.

Pegz sold, insoles still available.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 582
Posted By longslowdistance
bump. great question.

bump.
great question.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-08-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 33,541
Views: 2,078,351
Posted By longslowdistance
Nice stuff for sale cheap

Easier to sell local before offering to a wider audience:

Gerbings heated insoles, size XL (10-11 men's), unopened box. Will sell for 50% of current retail, whatever that is.

Pivot Pegz Mark 3...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-08-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 33,541
Views: 2,078,351
Posted By longslowdistance
But be aware that the gate at the Blue Ridge...

But be aware that the gate at the Blue Ridge Parkway is not always open.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,250
Posted By longslowdistance
Has anyone used the xpel film on a current...

Has anyone used the xpel film on a current GS/GSA? Any tips on getting it cut into the right shape before application?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,250
Posted By longslowdistance
How's the z-technik installation in...

How's the z-technik installation in time/difficulty?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 33,541
Views: 2,078,351
Posted By longslowdistance
FWIW, I get to ride a lot in this area and can...

FWIW, I get to ride a lot in this area and can add 2 cents:
The large network of gravel roads south of US 60 isn't as beautiful as Alhambra, but it's still off pavement and some has a remote feel....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,618
Posted By longslowdistance
Wunderlich made an adjustable screen for the...

Wunderlich made an adjustable screen for the prior (last oil cooled) GS that was perfect for this - drop the sceen 4" when going off pavement or if you wanted the air blast in you face, put it up for...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 03-22-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 16,426
Posted By longslowdistance
This is fantastic, thanks for assembling and...

This is fantastic, thanks for assembling and sharing the tracks.

Looking at the pics, some parts are big bike/anakee tire friendly and some not so much. Can anyone suggest some of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,483
Posted By longslowdistance
I had the same Touratech bag on a 2011 GS. It was...

I had the same Touratech bag on a 2011 GS. It was made by someone else, and you may find an unbranded model out there. The price goes up with a "touratech" banner sewn on. No, not waterproof but for...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 03-20-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 1,499
Sticky: Tet
Views: 157,931
Posted By longslowdistance
Sorry if this is redundant, but is the electronic...

Sorry if this is redundant, but is the electronic request form at the beginning of this thread still active?
Sent in a request a while back but haven't heard back yet.
Wish I had found this thread...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-17-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 33,541
Views: 2,078,351
Posted By longslowdistance
Got brakes?

Got brakes?
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