ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 58
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: FredGarvin
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 151,693
Posted By FredGarvin
Glad to hear you made it out of Moab, but no we...

Glad to hear you made it out of Moab, but no we won't be in the Tucson area until late October. I thought you might be spending quite a bit of time in the Grand Canyon area and other parts of...
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 151,693
Posted By FredGarvin
Originally Posted by FredGarvin...

Originally Posted by FredGarvin http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/images/buttons/viewpost.png (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=16880202#post16880202)
REALLY enjoying...
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 979
Posted By FredGarvin
nice review. I'm sure you know this by now,...

nice review.

I'm sure you know this by now, but more than once you refer to the Rev'it jacket as the Defender - a totally different jacket than the Energy
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,195
Posted By FredGarvin
same here. Noise isolation is so good you can...

same here. Noise isolation is so good you can reduce volume WAY down.
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 151,693
Posted By FredGarvin
REALLY enjoying your posts/pics. Let me know when...

REALLY enjoying your posts/pics. Let me know when you get into Colorado. I'd love to buy you both lunch and just chat a little. I promise I won't delay your progress at all.

By the way, those were...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2009, 07:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,788
Posted By FredGarvin
corrosion is exactly what caused my '05 fuel pump...

corrosion is exactly what caused my '05 fuel pump to failure about a year ago.

Now, BMW...how about attending to the final drive and EWS problems?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2009, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By FredGarvin
I think MSRP is $18,140.

I think MSRP is $18,140.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2009, 01:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,197
Posted By FredGarvin
Contego Direct had an advertisement in a recent...

Contego Direct had an advertisement in a recent issue of BMW Owners News magazine. I too looked into it. I thought it was reasonably priced, but was trying to figure out if the specific coverage...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 778
Posted By FredGarvin
any one venture to make a guess if/when this...

any one venture to make a guess if/when this offer might make it over the pond to the ol' US of A??
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By FredGarvin
maybe this will be the answer all your...

maybe this will be the answer all your problems...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=300753
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2009, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,298
Posted By FredGarvin
I tried the sheepskin when I first bought my GS....

I tried the sheepskin when I first bought my GS. Didn't care for it at all! I also have an Airhawk and now use it all my bikes. It's not perfect for me, I still get sore after awhile and squirm...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2009, 03:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,466
Posted By FredGarvin
Rox Risers work great for me too.

Rox Risers work great for me too.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-28-2009, 11:12 AM
Replies: 949
Views: 254,531
Posted By FredGarvin
now, it says 9 left again.

now, it says 9 left again.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-27-2009, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,077
Posted By FredGarvin
I just downloaded software and upgraded my 478. ...

I just downloaded software and upgraded my 478. We'll see how it works over the weekend.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-27-2009, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 395,158
Posted By FredGarvin
I have used a Garmin 76CSx for 2-3 years. Very...

I have used a Garmin 76CSx for 2-3 years. Very good unit and durable as heck. My favorite though is a Garmin GPSMap 478. It's Nexrad weather radar is extremely valuable.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2009, 08:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,418
Posted By FredGarvin
therein lies a huge part of the...

therein lies a huge part of the annoyance/disbelief of this all too typical scenario. Why should anyone HAVE to sort out a bike this expensive, AND one touted as a go anywhere do anything motorcycle....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2009, 04:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By FredGarvin
that's right, and of course only applies if you...

that's right, and of course only applies if you itemize deductions. If you're in a situation where you end up using the "standard deduction" you're then this provision is meaningless.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,274
Posted By FredGarvin
who the hell is ccbMW? Loaners are nice...

who the hell is ccbMW?

Loaners are nice benefit when they exist, but it isn't the dealers responsibility to make sure you get to work. Make a friend or two.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2009, 08:19 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 83,309
Posted By FredGarvin
that's a big part of reliability problems BMW...

that's a big part of reliability problems BMW suffers now...over engineering with problem prone "options". And not just inconvenience issues, these are problems that frequently leave riders stranded.
Forum: Vendors 03-18-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 26,666
Posted By FredGarvin
I'll be ordering one as soon as I return home...

I'll be ordering one as soon as I return home where my GS is located. Won't be until May though. The previous owner replaced the pump/controller about 1,000 miles ago, but you just never know, I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2009, 06:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,452
Posted By FredGarvin
as was mentioned earlier....for me there's only...

as was mentioned earlier....for me there's only ONE thing BMW needs (maybe that should be "should") do...improve reliability.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2009, 09:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,193
Posted By FredGarvin
+1 - tempted to do the same thing with my '05 GS....

+1 - tempted to do the same thing with my '05 GS. Even with other BMWs present. Embarrassing.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2009, 08:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,036
Posted By FredGarvin
I don't agree with this blanket statement. How do...

I don't agree with this blanket statement. How do you explain the many EWS failures? FD failures have been prevalent over several model years,
although there might be some evidence indicating an...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By FredGarvin
Yes, a BT Jr works just fine. Easiest in the long...

Yes, a BT Jr works just fine. Easiest in the long run to mount the pigtail with the SAE connector to your battery. Just run the connect to the edge/side your seat.

MC batteries are small and...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2009, 08:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,029
Posted By FredGarvin
with so much of our population cutting back it...

with so much of our population cutting back it might be very difficult to "dump the bike" at an acceptable price. It might be a difficult decision, but as long as you're not upside down on the loan I...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,578
Posted By FredGarvin
+1 - these shifters are VERY hard on leather...

+1 - these shifters are VERY hard on leather boots. For a quick fix I just wrapped some tape around it.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2009, 10:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,624
Posted By FredGarvin
this simply doesn't compute....167cm = < 66". ...

this simply doesn't compute....167cm = < 66". You mean to tell us that more than 1/2 of your total height is in your legs !!?? I don't think so.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2009, 04:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,834
Posted By FredGarvin
only if you have a lifetime, unlimited mileage...

only if you have a lifetime, unlimited mileage factory warranty - otherwise you will eventually go broke and/or simply tire of the repairs.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-03-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,653
Posted By FredGarvin
I'd love to tag along, but I don't believe it's a...

I'd love to tag along, but I don't believe it's a safe venture at this point. I have a winter home in AZ about 30 minutes from the MX border and have friends in the DEA and Border Patrol. I just...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2008, 07:21 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,230
Posted By FredGarvin
typical German OVER engineering....

typical German OVER engineering....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2008, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 612,883
Posted By FredGarvin
thought I would mention that you can purchase...

thought I would mention that you can purchase directly from Arai different thicknesses of cheek pads. You can really customize the fit if the basic shape of the helmet is good on you. Of course,...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2008, 10:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,390
Posted By FredGarvin
if you're installing on a GS there is NOT a...

if you're installing on a GS there is NOT a problem with this approach.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2008, 09:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,390
Posted By FredGarvin
using the "battery harness" (has an inline fuse...

using the "battery harness" (has an inline fuse and hook connectors on red and black wires) provided with each piece of Gerbing wear, connect it DIRECTLY to your battery. I simply placed the coax...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-22-2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,353
Posted By FredGarvin
imagine that...disinterested sales people at FM....

imagine that...disinterested sales people at FM. They're all sitting on their asses, or involved in long personal cell phone calls or texting away - flat out ignoring the majority of customers...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-22-2008, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By FredGarvin
sort of similar circumstances as my sister-in-law...

sort of similar circumstances as my sister-in-law a couple of years ago. A detached garage, laborers working on the house next door, etc. A few days later the garage was broken into - well, it might...
Forum: Vendors 09-18-2008, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 717
Posted By FredGarvin
I don't see any '08 inventory GSs at all -...

I don't see any '08 inventory GSs at all - anywhere on your website...?
Forum: Vendors 09-08-2008, 02:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 868
Posted By FredGarvin
that doesn't make sense. If they still process...

that doesn't make sense. If they still process CCs they certainly should be able to issue a credit. A different processor would have no affect on that.

As far as YOU disputing the charge with your...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2008, 05:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,729
Posted By FredGarvin
when on the road for any length of time I love...

when on the road for any length of time I love listening to XM radio, part of my Garmin 478. Helps the miles zip right by. I use Etymotic ER6 earphones. They provide great wind/road noise reduction...
Forum: Vendors 09-07-2008, 09:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,673
Posted By FredGarvin
exactly my thoughts as well. I refuse to support...

exactly my thoughts as well. I refuse to support any company that regularly provides this level of (non)service. I can't fathom how anyone can feel it's acceptable for a customer to have to follow up...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2008, 04:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,648
Posted By FredGarvin
if anyone's interested in a lightly used 2...

if anyone's interested in a lightly used 2 Brothers full system with a CF canister drop me a line (Denver's cracking down on non-OEM exhaust so I need to get rid of it).
Showing results 1 to 40 of 58

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 10:38 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014