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Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11,475
Views: 2,267,454
Posted By RexBuck
How about applying the lean angle sensor...

How about applying the lean angle sensor technology to something used everyday like the turn signal cancel function?
Forum: Canada 04-12-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 680
Posted By RexBuck
I required warranty work on my 800 a couple of...

I required warranty work on my 800 a couple of years ago. The California dealer was too lazy to process the warranty claim and wanted me to pay for it and collect back from the Canadian warranty. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 597
Posted By RexBuck
Go to a custom seat builder (Like Rich's in...

Go to a custom seat builder (Like Rich's in Seattle - I'm sure there are some similar craftsmen in your neck of the woods) and have them build you a new seat taking out the slope. As a bonus, you...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,391
Posted By RexBuck
When I bought my 2011 800, I knew I was going to...

When I bought my 2011 800, I knew I was going to do some travelling and while I wanted a 1200GS, I just wanted something a bit smaller and opted for the 800.

Traveled around Mexico a few times and...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 108,570
Posted By RexBuck
:eek1 For those of us who are illiterate, whats...

:eek1 For those of us who are illiterate, whats it say?
Forum: Canada 03-16-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,014
Posted By RexBuck
Northern Washington now part of BC? :deal ...

Northern Washington now part of BC? :deal

Anyhow, that is really early - a great road.
Forum: Vendors 03-12-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,370
Posted By RexBuck
Glad you resurrected this thread. I had no idea...

Glad you resurrected this thread. I had no idea your book existed. I am currently about 1/3 way through Undaunted Courage and really enjoying it. Sounds like a lot of riding will be required . . ....
Forum: Canada 03-12-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By RexBuck
500 min a month . . . Holy Chatty Kathy! If you...

500 min a month . . . Holy Chatty Kathy! If you are just yakking with friends and family in the evening, consider Skype. Virtually every hotel/motel, coffee shop and fast food restaurant have...
Forum: Canada 03-12-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By RexBuck
Been using private insurers for years on all our...

Been using private insurers for years on all our bikes. Usually no more than $600 per bike for the year, some a lot less. My insurance agent shops for the best deal, some through Megson.

As...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 20,992
Posted By RexBuck
One of the main reasons I get a fuse box is to...

One of the main reasons I get a fuse box is to eliminate the extra wires on the battery terminals. Why have one if you still have to have some of the wires run to the battery?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 20,992
Posted By RexBuck
Exactly. The main reason I started using...

Exactly. The main reason I started using Fuzeboxs was to get all the extra wires off of the battery. Would love to have a PDM60 if it could do that. Don't really understand why they can't have the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 20,992
Posted By RexBuck
Thank you for saying that. I've been struggling...

Thank you for saying that. I've been struggling with trying to decide between the PDM60 which seems to be a real cool gadget and the Fuzebox which I've had on other bikes and has worked well for me....
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 21,317
Posted By RexBuck
Hey BJ Yah, rode my 4 wheel bike down this...

Hey BJ

Yah, rode my 4 wheel bike down this year. You know, none of this . . . :muutt

Spent some time on the Baha coming down which was great. Winters here are muy tranquilo.

Apparently the...
Forum: Vendors 02-28-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 26,188
Posted By RexBuck
Sorry, I thought you were talking about a set of...

Sorry, I thought you were talking about a set of panniers.

Looked back and saw you were talking about an accessory. My bad. Many times my fingers get typing a few days before my brain is...
Forum: Vendors 02-28-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 26,188
Posted By RexBuck
I think your numbers are wrong.

I think your numbers are wrong.
Forum: Vendors 02-28-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 26,188
Posted By RexBuck
This!

This!
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 21,317
Posted By RexBuck
Had breakfast there last weekend - still a great...

Had breakfast there last weekend - still a great town. Too bad Rollies isn't there anymore.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3,009
Views: 445,453
Posted By RexBuck
Shouldn't even be a discussion. Bike has never...

Shouldn't even be a discussion. Bike has never been ridden. Call the dealer, they can pick it up, fix the problem including new brake pads and bring it back. Might ask them to go over the bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,749
Posted By RexBuck
:y0! Pure hate here. Esactly! Had...

:y0! Pure hate here.




Esactly! Had a couple of Heidies on my 800GS rear. Took the second one off with lots of rubber left and put on a TKC80. The Heidy seemed have almost zero grip every...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,708
Posted By RexBuck
In Canada gas companies are required to have an...

In Canada gas companies are required to have an average of 5% ethanol in all the gasoline they sell.

Apparently, in BC, Shell and Chevron (and possibly others) do not add ethanol to their...
Forum: Canada 02-15-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 14,047
Posted By RexBuck
Welcome to the Okanagan. Regardless of...

Welcome to the Okanagan.

Regardless of where you live in the valley, you can find pricy houses and less expensive houses. If you have to be near a lot of services, choose the 3 larger towns. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,733
Posted By RexBuck
PM Paul. Gets back right away with very helpful...

PM Paul. Gets back right away with very helpful answers.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,053
Posted By RexBuck
Did you advise AltRider of your method? They may...

Did you advise AltRider of your method? They may want to incorporate it in their instructions.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-27-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 260,750
Posted By RexBuck
Service schedules, go here...

Service schedules, go here (http://www.ascycles.com/bmw_motorcycle_service_and_maintenance_schedules.aspx)

Go to your dealer and buy a copy of the service manual DVD.

For basic maintenance, get...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3,009
Views: 445,453
Posted By RexBuck
Need Brawndo . . . it's got electolytes . . . if...

Need Brawndo . . . it's got electolytes . . . if it's good enough for plants, should be good enough for the bike :deal

<iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/-Vw2CrY9Igs" allowfullscreen=""...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-18-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 260,750
Posted By RexBuck
I've got a Wolfman Express tank bag that stays on...

I've got a Wolfman Express tank bag that stays on my bike about 99% of the time for the past 3 years. Been through a lot of different terrain and a number of tip overs and crashes. No scratches...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,135
Posted By RexBuck
So, maybe next time if you don't feel you have...

So, maybe next time if you don't feel you have enough information to know what you are buying, you will post to this forum with your questions before making an uninformed purchase. There are...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-30-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 18,560
Posted By RexBuck
One or the other. I put my tube in because the...

One or the other. I put my tube in because the Camel Tanks weren't developed yet and I wanted a little more space for the "necessary" shit we all think we need to carry with us.

Were I to do it...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-28-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 108,570
Posted By RexBuck
Holy crap Doug, that is a lot for a rear tire . ....

Holy crap Doug, that is a lot for a rear tire . . . especially the way that I've heard you ride. :evil

Given their longevity, how are those E-07s on wet pavement and mud?
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-09-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 260,750
Posted By RexBuck
Really? I have a 2011 with 80,000 kms. Two...

Really? I have a 2011 with 80,000 kms. Two warranty claims (water pump and alternator) - once diagnosed, no problem getting the warranty attended to.

In fact, when they did the water pump, the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 17,949
Posted By RexBuck
Saw the prototype when I was there a couple of...

Saw the prototype when I was there a couple of months ago. Bright!!!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,242
Posted By RexBuck
RawHyde on the West coast (just north of LA). ...

RawHyde on the West coast (just north of LA). Excellent instructors - well worth the expense of tuition and being able to beat their bikes up instead of your own. You will fall down! :nod
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,810
Posted By RexBuck
Of course. If I screw something up, I expect to...

Of course. If I screw something up, I expect to fix it and pay for the parts myself. If there is a faulty part or something not working because of manufacture, BMW pays for it - that is what the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,990
Posted By RexBuck
Years ago on a different bike, I had a windshield...

Years ago on a different bike, I had a windshield broken by a good sized rock kicked up by a pickup pulling a big trailer. Around the same time a car I had took a rock to a headlight. Both...
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,175
Posted By RexBuck
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By RexBuck
This - I use at home - works great. If you are...

This - I use at home - works great. If you are splashing, you are doing it wrong :deal.

As an aside, when on the road, I either go to an auto parts store and pick up a cheapy pan for a buck or...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-19-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 163,907
Posted By RexBuck
No picture but this...

No picture but this (http://www.gpscity.ca/garmin-zumo-590lm-weather-cap.html) may be what you are looking for.
Forum: Vendors 10-13-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 894
Posted By RexBuck
I found with using IE or Firefox that you had to...

I found with using IE or Firefox that you had to click the "Switch Editor Mode" which is the box in the upper left corner that kind of looks like A/A.
You can then insert the code for the video. ...
Forum: Vendors 10-13-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 894
Posted By RexBuck
Hey Court It looks like you are trying to embed...

Hey Court
It looks like you are trying to embed Vimeo and Facebook videos. I've had good success with embedding YouTube videos by using the technique here Learn How to Embed a Video Clip Here...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2,588
Views: 506,606
Posted By RexBuck
I can't believe how small the grips are - German...

I can't believe how small the grips are - German engineers must have really small hands. I've used Beemer Buddies on my 800 and like them a lot. You loose a bit of heat but, for me, that was a...
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