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Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2013, 12:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,951
Posted By fireguard
Just turned 178k mi on my 95. Also have a broken...

Just turned 178k mi on my 95. Also have a broken wire at the ignition switch, ordering a new one on Wed.
Been a great bike with a trans rebuild, input shaft, drive shaft and last fall had the final...
Forum: Beasts 09-20-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,180
Posted By fireguard
I just picked mine up today from the 600'mi...

I just picked mine up today from the 600'mi service.
It had the factory crash bars on when I bought it so I left them on.
Added the tall V-Stream screen which is great.
Had them install the Yam...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,135
Posted By fireguard
I just had my FD rebuilt for the first time at...

I just had my FD rebuilt for the first time at 176k mi. Can't believe they cant make a reliable bike.
Overall, this is my favorite bike. So much in fact, my brand new GSA is up for sale. I'll take...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,257
Posted By fireguard
The Triumph s a great "road" bike. A buddy and I...

The Triumph s a great "road" bike. A buddy and I did a 3k mi trip o Colorado in June. He bought the Triumph about 2 weeks prior and my GSA had about 2800 mi on it.
He has had numerous bikes mainly...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,616
Posted By fireguard
Try the seat from a standard GS. More comfortable...

Try the seat from a standard GS. More comfortable and much lower.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 938
Posted By fireguard
I called the dealer today just to make sure they...

I called the dealer today just to make sure they got the bike. He was busy and only said there was oil everywhere and the bearings sounded "crunchy". They are going to take a closer look and get a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 938
Posted By fireguard
I jinxed my FD today.

I have been keeping a pretty close eye on on the FD of my low mileage 95 1100GS because I've noticed a bit of play both in the 12/6 and 3/9 pos. the bike only has 176k miles on it and except for a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,579
Posted By fireguard
I agree the stock GSA seat sucks. I tried the...

I agree the stock GSA seat sucks. I tried the seat from a buddy's GS and it worked well, think I will get one as the height is much less. I traded straight across for a Bill Mayer front and rear...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 358
Posted By fireguard
Poss leaky fork seals on new GSA

After a trip to Colorado, I just turned over 4800 mi on my 12 GSA that I bought at the end of March.
From day one I've notice that there is always oil on the tubes at the top of the fork seals. My...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,899
Posted By fireguard
Check Santa Barbara Craigs list, there was a set...

Check Santa Barbara Craigs list, there was a set for sale a couple of days ago.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,324
Posted By fireguard
I love my 95 and just turned 175k miles. To...

I love my 95 and just turned 175k miles.
To show how much I like it, I went on a 350 mi ride today and my new 12 GSA was sitting next to it and I rode the 1100.
I bought the GSA planning to sell...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 867
Posted By fireguard
Great thanks.

Great thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 867
Posted By fireguard
Locks on GSA bags.

I picked up my new GSA last week and had planned to use Givi side cases. However, the more I think about it I may end up with the Adv side cases.
Looking at the dealer website, it lists the option...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,325
Posted By fireguard
Some great points here. My plan right now is to...

Some great points here.
My plan right now is to keep the RT for solo road trips or 2 up and to commute to work.
New GSA will be for rides with the boys who all have GSs or Adv bikes and for more...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,574
Posted By fireguard
PR3s are great tires. I have them on my RT and...

PR3s are great tires. I have them on my RT and the handling is amazing. Very neutral, easy roll in and they are wearing very well.
I also have a PR3 on the front of my 1100 GS with the Tourance on...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,325
Posted By fireguard
Thanks for the replies. I'm actually kind of...

Thanks for the replies.
I'm actually kind of surprised, didn't think I'd get so much support for an RT on a GS forum.
There is no question if I could only have one bike, it would be the GSA.
My...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,325
Posted By fireguard
New GSA, not sure I want to sell RT.

I picked up my new GSA last Thur and put 350 mi on the first day. Had to work most of last week and put another 270 mi on today before dropping it off for the 600 mi service.
This bike is amazing...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,945
Posted By fireguard
You had me worried about the break- in period. ...

You had me worried about the break- in period.
According to my owners manual this is the recommended procedure for the first 1000 km/ 620 mi.
0-124 mi. <5500 rpm
124-249 mi. < 6500 rpm
249-373...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,945
Posted By fireguard
Thanks for all the responses. First thanks CY,...

Thanks for all the responses.
First thanks CY, that is exactly like my bike.
I agree with the seat issue. I just tried a sargent on my RT and took it back after 1 ride because the "wings" felt...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,416
Posted By fireguard
Just a thought and it might be a pain. What...

Just a thought and it might be a pain.
What about using some sort of inflatable bag that you blow up by mouth. That way it won't take up much room and you can adjust air volume based on cargo load....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,945
Posted By fireguard
I did it. New GSA in garage

After several years of wanting a GSA, today was the day.
I always rationalized that my 95 GS1100 still ran good and was much cheaper. I also bought a Honda ST 1300 and a couple of RT's during this...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By fireguard
I pick up my fully loaded 2012 GSA tomorrow. ...

I pick up my fully loaded 2012 GSA tomorrow.
$22,003 OTD w/o bags. Calif. tax and reg.
Will be getting Givis for $555 for top and side mounts and E-55 top case. Already have Givi side cases.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 459
Posted By fireguard
Frame difference 09 to 10

I'm probably going to pick up a new 12 GSA tomorrow.
I'm going with Givi bags but all the vendors only list mounting hardware up to 09
I'm pretty sure nothing changed as far as bag hardware...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,945
Posted By fireguard
I may be a little premature, but I think by this...

I may be a little premature, but I think by this time tomorrow I'll be on a new red GSA.
Haggled over the phone this morning.
Bike is fully loaded inc ASC and TPM and sticker is just over $22k....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,945
Posted By fireguard
Thanks for all the replies. They sold the new...

Thanks for all the replies.
They sold the new 11 GSA so that deal is off. I think I will wait and sell my RT first rather than trade.
Local dealer seems like they will deal more than I though....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,945
Posted By fireguard
RT to GSA

I love my 95 GS and have enjoyed 174k mi on her. Added an 07 RT to the stable about 6 mo ago and love this bike as well. However, too often I seem to take the GS and many times on the RT, I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By fireguard
Time to upgrade?

I have been contemplating upgrading to a "newer" GS for several years. I've had my 95 1100 since 96 and have put 160k memorable miles on her. I have it set up just how I like it and I know every...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,528
Posted By fireguard
That is the sound mine made when the driveshaft...

That is the sound mine made when the driveshaft came apart. But, it was at 118k mi so I can't complain.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,350
Posted By fireguard
165k mi on my 1100 GS, havent done anything to...

165k mi on my 1100 GS, havent done anything to the engine.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,882
Posted By fireguard
That price is OTD, so you can add almost $2k more...

That price is OTD, so you can add almost $2k more than the selling price. I don't think the price sounds that far off with the low miles and bags. Will they negotiate a little more. Have them include...
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,712
Posted By fireguard
Looks like a cross of the GSA and Multistrada....

Looks like a cross of the GSA and Multistrada. Bet this would look SWEET in Honda red and black.
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,712
Posted By fireguard
Honda Crosstour

I always said if Honda ever made an Adv Touring bike like the GS, that could be the one. Honda quality, reliability and now the performance of a 1200 V-4.
We will see if and when it comes out, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,199
Posted By fireguard
I have some good testing data for you. I have...

I have some good testing data for you. I have been riding my 95 11GS for 165k mi. My riding buddy has had several GS's as well as many other bikes.
Love the GS but thought maybe the sport touring...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Posted By fireguard
Looks good Big Dreama I also like the Givi...

Looks good Big Dreama
I also like the Givi topcase. I have been using Givi for 14 yrs and love them. Great quality and price.
Do you use the BMW alum side cases?
I was thinking of going Givi for...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 504
Posted By fireguard
I've had my 95 1100GS for 14 yrs and 164k mi and...

I've had my 95 1100GS for 14 yrs and 164k mi and love it. With Corbin, Aeroflow and Givi bags it makes an excellent touring bike. Just sold an RT because I preferred the GS.
It's heavier than the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,089
Posted By fireguard
ESA or Not

It seems most GSA's at the dealer come with ESA. I have ridden an RT and GSA with it and didn't really notice a difference except for a little tighter in the corners.
If you were going to order one...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2010, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Posted By fireguard
cast wheels on GSA

Finally got to ride a 10 GSA today and think it is an awesome bike. Have a 1100 GS and love it. Just bought and sold an 06 RT in a month and 800 mi. Great bike but not a GS. New motor is amazing.
I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,646
Posted By fireguard
My front finally started leaking at around 90k...

My front finally started leaking at around 90k miles. A rebuild for front and rear was a little over $500. Boy, what a difference in feel when I got them back on the bike. They deteriorate slowly so...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,675
Posted By fireguard
Thanks for all the good info. Just did a good...

Thanks for all the good info. Just did a good service with all fluids, filters belt and valve adj. Need to get a gauge to do TB's.
New clutch, bearings etc and u-joints at about 120k mi and trans...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,675
Posted By fireguard
Good points. It's a 95 1100.

Good points. It's a 95 1100.
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