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Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,588
Posted By Pappy541
I have had my 2015 GSA with lowered suspension...

I have had my 2015 GSA with lowered suspension for a month and 2,000 miles. All I can say is this bike is fantastic.
I had an 04 GSA and put 50,000 miles and then a 09 and I put 131,000 on it so I...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 732
Posted By Pappy541
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Thanks for all the help I think I have it all sorted out.
After talking to my dealer and the info you all gave I am going to go back and wire...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 732
Posted By Pappy541
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Thanks, however that is the same as using the red post.
The owners manual says that connecting the charger directly to the battery...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-08-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By Pappy541
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-08-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By Pappy541
Garmin Smart Link

I have a 2015 GSA LC with the Nav V :clap. I installed the Garmin smart link app and paid my $5 or what ever for weather for the sole purpose of having weather radar on my Nav V.
When I go to...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 732
Posted By Pappy541
Battery tender on GSA LC?

This sounds stupid but I need help.

I wired a SAE connecter to my new 2015 GSA LC to connect a battery tender and to run a mini air compressor. used the red battery jumpstart post next to the...
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 276
Posted By Pappy541
BMW GS tank bag

About to get my new GSA and I am looking for a tank bag.
Touratech is one I am looking at but the BMW GS bag looks great.
I bought a BMW tank bag for my 09 and after a year the map pocket had...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,647
Posted By Pappy541
just my 2 cents

I have a 2015 GSA with low suspension on order and it should be here in about 2 weeks.
I currently have a 09 GSA with 130,000 miles and had put 40,000 on my 1150 GSA. I also have 2,000 + miles in...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By Pappy541
Rigid light bar on GSA

As my 2015 GSA gets closer to being delivered I am getting excited. I am also starting to narrow down my farkles. I like the Clearwater Kristas but also really like the rigid light bar mounted on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,128
Posted By Pappy541
+ 1 on globe scouts

I have an 09 GSA with factory side cases. I Like how they look and love how the same key for the bike fit the side cases. A great selling point.
However like most it has taken one or two dirt naps....
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By Pappy541
PDM 60 will be ordered

Thanks !!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By Pappy541
PDM 60 or something else

I have a 2015 GSA on order and it will be hear in about 3 weeks.
On my current GSA I have a fuse block ( cannot remember the name) and realize that I will need something to power my heated gear and...
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By Pappy541
thanks. I got it second hand with no...

thanks.
I got it second hand with no instructions
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By Pappy541
wunderlich bar bag

I just got a Wunderlich bar bag that seems to be a good piece of equipment. just got it yesterday so I can not give a good report. I have an 09 GSA and it fits perfect. On the Wunderlich web page...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2,350
Views: 285,218
Posted By Pappy541
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Is that weather radar
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,596
Posted By Pappy541
I have a buddy that had the oil pressure light on...

I have a buddy that had the oil pressure light on his Harley come on. He thought he could make the 15 minute ride back to to the house and decided to not stop. As it turned out the oil pump went out...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 2,033,570
Posted By Pappy541
Several years ago I was riding from Jacksonville...

Several years ago I was riding from Jacksonville to Key West down A1A. As I am going through Miami my new GPS was taking me through the "hood". It had started raining and as I pulled up to a red...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1,102
Views: 255,259
Posted By Pappy541
Yes please tell what you wrapped it with. LOOKS...

Yes please tell what you wrapped it with. LOOKS GREAT
Forum: Europe 06-23-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By Pappy541
Thanks !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thanks !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Europe 06-20-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By Pappy541
Where to rent a GS in Belgium

I will be going to Mons Belgium in about a month and want to rent a GS for about 5 days.
Where is a good place to rent.

Thanks,
Pappy
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By Pappy541
My scratches are very fine so sounds like it will...

My scratches are very fine so sounds like it will work for me.

THANKS :norton:clap:D
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By Pappy541
scratched instrument face

Got some dried on mud on the info screen on my 09 1200 GSA. I tried to wipe it off while riding so I could read it and made many small scratches on the screen.
What would be good to use to buff them...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-04-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 652
Posted By Pappy541
I am from Madison and try to do all my own...

I am from Madison and try to do all my own service on my 1200 GSA. If a dealer is a must we go to BMW of Baton Rouge. 180 miles from the house.
I am very surprised that Bham closed. Are they still...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,918
Posted By Pappy541
just depends on the "mission" On my last...

just depends on the "mission"

On my last iron butt we stopped only the amount required by the Iron Butt 3 times in 1,000 miles. This was riding double on My GSA. My wife packed a cooler and we...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By Pappy541
GSA side case lock problem

I have a 2009 1200 GSA with the stock side cases. A few years back the Right side case lock developed an issue where the key would not go in the key hole and of course could not be locked. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,538
Posted By Pappy541
About 15 years back I was going to buy a new bike...

About 15 years back I was going to buy a new bike for my oldest son. We went to walmart and found a great looking bike that was just a plain model with your standard single speed and coster brakes. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,538
Posted By Pappy541
I read the title of the article and it drew me in...

I read the title of the article and it drew me in so I read it. As I got closer to the end of it I was laughing my a$$ off. Like many I used to research everything I could before I would spend my...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,400
Posted By Pappy541
I am looking for feed back as well. I plan to buy...

I am looking for feed back as well. I plan to buy a 2015 GSA in the fall and have started making my shopping list.
I had OEM on my 04 GSA that I liked a lot just a tad small.
I also purchased the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-01-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15,681
Views: 842,753
Posted By Pappy541
That is BMW of Birmingham that is moving from a...

That is BMW of Birmingham that is moving from a poor location downtown
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,024
Posted By Pappy541
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I think I will keep using the clutch on my 09 GSA.
Thanks for the heads up
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,620
Posted By Pappy541
I have a GSA and while on a trip not having to...

I have a GSA and while on a trip not having to worry about fuel is just one less thing you have to think about.
If you are happy with the size tank you have then you are good to go.
As I ride I...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-03-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 15,681
Views: 842,753
Posted By Pappy541
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http://www.outwestnewspaper.com/akhwy.html

That is a trip of a lifetime and you should go to the Alaska regional page for up to the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-24-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 17,359
Posted By Pappy541
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This is a fact!
It is people not the machines that are causing the problem. Each time new technology arrives it becomes easier to...
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,082
Posted By Pappy541
You are doing it all wrong.i ride a GSA and in 25...

You are doing it all wrong.i ride a GSA and in 25 - 50 degree temps start with a thin or medium weight long sleeve t or UA type for the base. Then the electric on top. Then the AST liner. If still a...
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,177
Posted By Pappy541
I had same problem

I had the exact problem, I really liked the gloves but they were just a little too tight. However I had just read a magazine article on what to do.

Soak the gloves in water until the are...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-15-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,763
Posted By Pappy541
Keep the info coming. I check in every day and...

Keep the info coming.
I check in every day and make notes!

thanks
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,775
Posted By Pappy541
JIm I hope you got the wireless controler. It...

JIm I hope you got the wireless controler.
It is very nice. And of course the jacket is as well. I like it a lot.

I got my jacket a year ago and have been very happy. This year my wife was...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-13-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,763
Posted By Pappy541
If I ride down Hwy 1 From SF to LA what would be...

If I ride down Hwy 1 From SF to LA what would be a good route to take coming back. What are some things that are a must.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-13-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,763
Posted By Pappy541
I will be there

Thanks to all! :1drink
I have decided that I am spending Thanksgiving in California.
Will arrive early afternoon on Friday 11-22-13. I will pick my bike up at Dubbelju about 5:00pm. Then I plan to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-07-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,763
Posted By Pappy541
:1drink:1drink:norton:D:1drink:1drink WOW...

:1drink:1drink:norton:D:1drink:1drink

WOW you guys are fantastic!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You gave a lot of good info. One offered help with a place to crash and another to take me on rides.

I normally...
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