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Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,774
Posted By cxwing
Wow, I hate to think that one has to rely of...

Wow, I hate to think that one has to rely of those types of locking mechanisms to securely hold the cases to the bike. I just went through 2 faulty locks in a set of 8 from Thule from a rook rack,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-26-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4,619
Views: 398,172
Posted By cxwing
Just sayin' hi...

Hi everyone,
Just a quick message to say hi. I recently took the Rawhyde level 1 class + BCA in Mojave that were simply awesome, and I hope to tag along in one of your rides soon, assuming it's...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,942
Posted By cxwing
Thank you for your help to manage my impatience....

Thank you for your help to manage my impatience. Oooooh 2015 models :clap
new colors?
warmer heated grips? :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 14,189
Posted By cxwing
The first and only time I was about to enter a...

The first and only time I was about to enter a KTM dealership, I didn't.
I had planned to have lunch with my wife in the neighborhood and found a place across the street from the dealership. Sitting...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 2,358
Views: 360,862
Posted By cxwing
Awesome pics, cheers! So did you have...

Awesome pics, cheers!



So did you have to remove the BMW mounts and install Jesse-specific mounts?
Can you please post a picture of the bike without the Jesses?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2007, 12:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,530
Posted By cxwing
Yes

Absolutely positively ATGATT 100%, it's that simple. There's enough cool looking / comfortable protective gear that it's a no brainer for me. I ride 13 miles twice for my commute everyday, and the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2007, 11:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,114
Posted By cxwing
Well, you should have picked up a pair of gloves...

Well, you should have picked up a pair of gloves too :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2007, 12:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By cxwing
Is it supposed to only display a warning for low...

Is it supposed to only display a warning for low pressure, or the actual pressure? Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2007, 11:38 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 36,079
Posted By cxwing
I would have loved to constructively contribute...

I would have loved to constructively contribute to this thread, and say that I've seriously considered a KTM after a good test ride and friendly visits to the dealer. But my first visit to a KTM...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2006, 01:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,669
Posted By cxwing
Gas milage better on 12GS?

Hi everyone,
One "dealer myth" about the new 12GS and 12GSAdv is that it's much more fuel efficient than the 1150GS. Looking at past threads about how thirsty GSs get, it looks like an 1150 will get...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2006, 08:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,225
Posted By cxwing
The CX500 was my first bike that I bought after...

The CX500 was my first bike that I bought after the MSF class 4 years ago (at 32). As you can see, I then caught the motorcycle bug, and two bikes later, I was riding what you see in the pics. Since...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2006, 12:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,684
Posted By cxwing
Because this is what I'm fearing, I absolutely...

Because this is what I'm fearing, I absolutely forbid myself to install any form of cruise control, other than that piece of plastic that wraps around the throttle so you can use your wrist to set...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2006, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,768
Posted By cxwing
Do you have a link for this bar? I can't find it...

Do you have a link for this bar? I can't find it on google (I only find stuff about the african island). Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2006, 10:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,225
Posted By cxwing
So here's how it looks like with both of us on...

So here's how it looks like with both of us on the bike:
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2006, 10:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,225
Posted By cxwing
We also have the tank bang with the side bags...

We also have the tank bang with the side bags where we carry water and our flip flops!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2006, 10:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,225
Posted By cxwing
Same here. My wife has the left case, I have...

Same here.
My wife has the left case, I have the right but I take her shoes too.
In the top case: electric pump, bike cover, oil, extra layers for us, rain gear.
Sleeping bags go on top of each...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2006, 10:37 AM
Replies: 603
Views: 190,582
Posted By cxwing
On my way to British Columbia, quick Kodak moment...

On my way to British Columbia, quick Kodak moment with Mt Shasta in the background.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2006, 10:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,568
Posted By cxwing
:clap Allright, I'm waiting for those pics as...

:clap Allright, I'm waiting for those pics as soon as it's delivered. Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2006, 11:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,568
Posted By cxwing
I'd love to see a picture of that, so I'd know...

I'd love to see a picture of that, so I'd know better where to look. You can post a picture inside your message by clicking the "Insert Image" button (yellow sky with two mountains and sun icon) when...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2006, 11:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,549
Posted By cxwing
Same here. Last summer I did my first...

Same here. Last summer I did my first 700miles/day trip for 2 days. I couldn't believe how well that worked. The two people who have borrowed my Airhawk to try it have both bought one. I'm getting a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2006, 11:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By cxwing
How many miles until your GS dies?

Hi everyone,
My 04 1150GSAdv has just reached its 36Kmiles and I'm wondering: how long (as in "how many miles") can I keep it? It's only my third bike (I've only been riding for 3.5 years and this...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2006, 11:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,527
Posted By cxwing
:freaky Looks like we have a record here!

:freaky Looks like we have a record here!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2006, 11:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,527
Posted By cxwing
2 up, side + top cases, sleeping bags on top of...

2 up, side + top cases, sleeping bags on top of side cases: under 320miles depending on conditions, 280miles average
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2005, 06:21 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 58,248
Posted By cxwing
:bow :bow Wow ! ! ! Thanks for sharing !

:bow :bow Wow ! ! ! Thanks for sharing !
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2005, 08:38 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 13,175
Posted By cxwing
I was at the show, bought custom earplugs, and a...

I was at the show, bought custom earplugs, and a Gerbing heated jacket. Anybody was there for something else? :wave
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2005, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 730
Posted By cxwing
12GSAdv pics on the Touratech site

The folks from Touratech have obviously been riding a 1200 GSAdv for a little while now...
http://www.touratech.de/new/images/aktuelles/news_69_k.jpg

More pics in random places on their site...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2005, 01:54 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 80,632
Posted By cxwing
Every time it was the same story: trip with my...

Every time it was the same story: trip with my wife, so me + passenger + bags and camping equipment, and lots of dirt roads, with more sections at low speed than when I'm alone ( :evil ), and that...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2005, 12:09 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 80,632
Posted By cxwing
Thanks. Does anybody know if anything has been...

Thanks. Does anybody know if anything has been changed in the design of the FD that might reduce the failure rate? Things such as less angle changes between the engine and the wheel.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2005, 10:14 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 80,632
Posted By cxwing
Driveshaft, can you elaborate on what's different...

Driveshaft, can you elaborate on what's different for the 1200, as opposed to the 1150. I'm at 31Kmiles on a 1.5 year old bike. I'm on my third seal failure and fear the end of the warranty period as...
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2005, 11:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,939
Posted By cxwing
I just got a pair of infinity for my 2.5 week...

I just got a pair of infinity for my 2.5 week trip that ended yesterday. I went from California to BC, WA and OR. Here are my test results from wearing them 14 hours a day for 18 days:
- no "break...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2005, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By cxwing
You might want to try some more. When I got them,...

You might want to try some more. When I got them, I kept changing the settings for two weeks every morning before my commute. I thought I had found the best position but it had the same problem as...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2005, 06:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,547
Posted By cxwing
I would love to have a dirt bike. I could...

I would love to have a dirt bike. I could probably find a way to afford a super cheap used dirt bike to learn more. BUT there is no way my wife would let me have a second bike, whatever its price. So...
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2005, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 734
Posted By cxwing
I don't know about the cover you mention, but in...

I don't know about the cover you mention, but in all the press photos I've seen, the rider was wearing a red Rally 2 jacket and pants. Do you have a link to the pic of the cover on BMW ON?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2005, 08:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,295
Posted By cxwing
Ahah, those are a lot smaller than the one I got....

Ahah, those are a lot smaller than the one I got. I might try that, thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2005, 10:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,295
Posted By cxwing
Installing an anti blind spot mirror?

Do you have one of those convex mirrors to increase your side/rear field of view? How did you mount it? I like to avoid gluing one on my existing mirrors. Pics of smart setups are welcome! I'm riding...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2005, 11:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,152
Posted By cxwing
What's the difference between an XD without the...

What's the difference between an XD without the visor, and a regular MX helmet, other than the price :D ?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2005, 08:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,846
Posted By cxwing
Let me know if there's something in french you...

Let me know if there's something in french you don't understand in the web page, I can translate...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2005, 08:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,846
Posted By cxwing
Imagine what it must be like to organize a group...

Imagine what it must be like to organize a group buy. Everybody wants something different, wants to pay differently, at different times. I'm glad it works like this, it will be so much easier for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2005, 12:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By cxwing
Touratech frame saver, worth it?

Hi everyone,
Does anybody here have something to say about the Touratech 160$ frame saver (http://www.bmwscruz.com/SHOP/sku/8160323.jpg) ? Is it worth the money? Have you had a good/bad experience...
Forum: Face plant 08-07-2004, 10:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,431
Posted By cxwing
How come? What happens?

How come? What happens?
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