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Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 908
Posted By RoundTrip
I had an 07 GSA and now I have a 15 GSA. Both...

I had an 07 GSA and now I have a 15 GSA. Both are not too bad to pick up but I think the 15 "might" be a tad easier due to its center of gravity.

-jeff
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,682
Posted By RoundTrip
Not explicitly. Now have my attorney talk to...

Not explicitly. Now have my attorney talk to theirs for 15 minutes about how a jury would feel about the expensive BMW motorcycle vs car theory and BMW will do the right thing. They probably will...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By RoundTrip
Please not this again! The answers will be...

Please not this again!

The answers will be 50/50 but the ones you should listen to will all tell you that the motion in the side stand is normal.

And unless you are jumping up and down on...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,682
Posted By RoundTrip
At 31 days out of service you should ask for your...

At 31 days out of service you should ask for your money back in full or a new comparable motorcycle. Read your state's lemon laws. This is not a reflection on your dealer, just a way for you to hit...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,463
Posted By RoundTrip
Sometimes I just click on the cruise control and...

Sometimes I just click on the cruise control and sit on the pillion seat leaning against the top box. I know, I know...but it's true. Don't try this at home.

-jeff
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,198
Posted By RoundTrip
I have a deal with my local dealer. I let them...

I have a deal with my local dealer. I let them make a reasonable profit and they stay in business and stock parts and expert advice for me. :deal

-jeff
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,131
Posted By RoundTrip
I've used pressure washers for years and never...

I've used pressure washers for years and never had a bad result. You just have to use common sense and distance to regulate pressure.

OTOH, I have gone to using only dishwashing soap on the bike...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By RoundTrip
I use several jackets depending on the season and...

I use several jackets depending on the season and my whim, but I always us the AD1 pants from Aerostich.

Easy on and off with full length side zippers and totally waterproof on the bike. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 792
Posted By RoundTrip
Pics or it never happened :evil -jeff

Pics or it never happened :evil

-jeff
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 723
Posted By RoundTrip
Bingo. Less rotating mass = quicker rev/decel =...

Bingo. Less rotating mass = quicker rev/decel = more technique required for rev matching, and less window in which to get it right.

-jeff
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,682
Posted By RoundTrip
It is really sounding like a thermostat to me as...

It is really sounding like a thermostat to me as well and that should be an easy fix. If you shut it down pretty quickly after the warning light came on you will probably be just fine.

It is...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 88,304
Posted By RoundTrip
I'm having an interesting problem with my 20S. ...

I'm having an interesting problem with my 20S. No matter what type of recorded music I try and play through it, at about 30-45 seconds in I get a high pitched screeching noise that can only be...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,452
Views: 364,988
Posted By RoundTrip
Very nice! -jeff

Very nice!

-jeff
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3,348
Views: 1,124,310
Posted By RoundTrip
Based on the location of the stars and the meta...

Based on the location of the stars and the meta data scraped from his photo, I would say he is someplace on Earth.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By RoundTrip
What is this rain you speak of? :evil -jeff

What is this rain you speak of? :evil

-jeff
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 735
Posted By RoundTrip
Been there, and the only solutions I came up with...

Been there, and the only solutions I came up with was that I didn't need the space. Might be different if I toured two up.

IF you decide to sell your top case, you won't have any trouble at all...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 735
Posted By RoundTrip
Throw heavy things in the bottom of your panniers...

Throw heavy things in the bottom of your panniers and keep the weight low. I usually keep things that I might want during the day while riding. Mid-layer (heated jacket liner) seasonal gloves, hat,...
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,478
Posted By RoundTrip
I am absolutely positive that this is not true as...

I am absolutely positive that this is not true as I always remove all decals from my helmets. I currently have a Shoei Neotec, an Arai XD and XD3, and an older Quantum. None of them have DOT...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By RoundTrip
This will be a lot harder if you have ordered...

This will be a lot harder if you have ordered ESA.

Both shocks, the centerstand and the side stand will need to be changed.

A lot easier to buy a different seat.

-jeff
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,078
Posted By RoundTrip
I've noticed that the rear brake has waaaay more...

I've noticed that the rear brake has waaaay more applications than the front in the Nav V stats, but I have never worried about it.

-jeff
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,564
Posted By RoundTrip
Buy the damn thing and never look back. I...

Buy the damn thing and never look back.

I bought a low GSA even though I could have ridden the std. Before you decide, put them both in 2 helmet mode and go around the block. If you can handle...
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,482
Posted By RoundTrip
I disagree. The multi-tool is the on you have...

I disagree. The multi-tool is the on you have because you don't have any other tools. THEN it's the right tool and you'll be glad you have it.

I've carried one in a tool tube with my tire tools...
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,703
Posted By RoundTrip
I live in Southern AZ. Very hot and below...

I live in Southern AZ. Very hot and below freezing cold, mostly dry riding. I have tried quite a few sets of gear and the set that works for me is:

BMW Rallye Pro 2 jacket (I don't use the...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,160
Posted By RoundTrip
My WarmnSafe waterproof heated jacket is my first...

My WarmnSafe waterproof heated jacket is my first mid-layer, whether or not it is turned on.

Heated gear isn't about survival, it's about comfort. For me, I would ditch the heated handgrips and...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,627
Posted By RoundTrip
Your wish is my command :evil I owned a...

Your wish is my command :evil

I owned a franchised motorcycle dealership for four years. I have seen bikes fall over from virtually any position including off the lift.

Jet, you know this...if...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6,713
Views: 1,210,137
Posted By RoundTrip
What kind of tail bag is that? Looks pretty...

What kind of tail bag is that? Looks pretty good.

-jeff
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,088
Posted By RoundTrip
I bought the LEDs and could not be happier with...

I bought the LEDs and could not be happier with them. The pattern of the lights makes them very conspicuous during the daylight in traffic. The useful life of the LEDs is significantly longer than...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,728
Posted By RoundTrip
I think a lot of this discussion is based on the...

I think a lot of this discussion is based on the theory that all BMW did was to cut X amount off the shock shaft and trim the spring. Doubtful.

BMW adjusted the valving and anti-bottoming so that...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,728
Posted By RoundTrip
With all due respect, the guys telling you that...

With all due respect, the guys telling you that less suspension travel equals firmer or "less plush" are just wrong. Firmness is a function of valving and spring rate, not travel length. If that...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,725
Posted By RoundTrip
Yup. I still have mine that came with my 1970...

Yup. I still have mine that came with my 1970 914/6.

-jeff
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,504
Posted By RoundTrip
Frogg Toggs are good to go. I have a many year...

Frogg Toggs are good to go. I have a many year old pair that I use in downpours and very cold rides. Stays dry and breathes well.

-jeff
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,999
Posted By RoundTrip
Almost everybody passes me on the track and I...

Almost everybody passes me on the track and I still have a blast.

Try to keep your heart rate under control and avoid a death grip on the bars. It'll be more fun that way :deal

The best thing...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1,452
Views: 364,988
Posted By RoundTrip
I love the JVB Productions logo! All the rest is...

I love the JVB Productions logo! All the rest is just crap :evil

-jeff
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,509
Posted By RoundTrip
I can't speak more highly about the quality or...

I can't speak more highly about the quality or cache of Kermit chairs.

It just doesn't fit me and the cross bar hurts my back. No matter how cool it is, it has to work.

-jeff
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,932
Posted By RoundTrip
Wow! What a piece of shit. I'll give you $500...

Wow! What a piece of shit. I'll give you $500 for it. :deal :evil

-jeff
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6,713
Views: 1,210,137
Posted By RoundTrip
Ah thanks. That gives the photos I need. No...

Ah thanks. That gives the photos I need. No reason for you to bother.

How do you like it? Does it clear the rear hugger ok?

-jeff
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6,713
Views: 1,210,137
Posted By RoundTrip
Got any photos from the rear? (Of your bike I...

Got any photos from the rear? (Of your bike I mean :evil)

-jeff
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By RoundTrip
I had the predecessor to the Tourshell, the...

I had the predecessor to the Tourshell, the Comfortshell and it was one of the best pieces of kit I have ever owned. The armor is first rate and so is the quality.

Absolutely dry in all day...
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,639
Posted By RoundTrip
I have traveled extensively and when OCONUS I...

I have traveled extensively and when OCONUS I keep my electronics very light. A Smartphone with data turned off unless on wifi and my Kindle paperwhite.

Inside the CONUS I add my Galaxy Tab S but...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,646
Posted By RoundTrip
I'll side with JR356 here. A throttle lock is a...

I'll side with JR356 here. A throttle lock is a very good investment and I would look to buy good riding gear including electrics. Comfort is the key to any kind of distance riding. Everything...
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