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Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-09-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 34,402
Posted By RodSTer
No joy from Canuckistan

Just tried the code from Canada and no joy. I'll try to give them a call tomorrow and see if I can sweet talk them. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,185
Posted By RodSTer
LD Comfort

IMHO you want even more comfort try the LD Comfort riding shorts or tights www.ldcomfort.com/ (http://www.ldcomfort.com/) . Mario is a LD Rider and builds a quality product. No seams where you sit. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,694
Posted By RodSTer
No the issues I have are more like bikeaholic and...

No the issues I have are more like bikeaholic and farkleaholic:shog
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,694
Posted By RodSTer
Hope so

If I get get this all fixed and back together. Just sold my ST1300 a couple weeks ago, so my backup rally bike is gone :baldy

Think I sold the wrong one....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,694
Posted By RodSTer
good call on the driveshaft

So I pulled it apart tonight and as a couple of folks suggested the front driveshaft u joint was pretty notchy. Still decent lube on the splines but it was time. So the driveshaft leaves tomorrow for...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,694
Posted By RodSTer
Zumo's

Yes, I do LD Rallies and use one for route and one for what if's and as a backup if the main goes down.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,694
Posted By RodSTer
Don't think so, the brake disk was not hot....

Don't think so, the brake disk was not hot. Thanks for your suggestions.

Rod
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,694
Posted By RodSTer
Hit 50k miles and think I've got final drive issues

So, hit the 50k mile mark yesterday with a nice little ride on my 2009 R1200GSA.

http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh215/rschween/20130519_140052_zps7bc4299a.jpg

While I got home and moved...
Forum: Vendors 10-14-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 527,443
Posted By RodSTer
Stupid, Stupid, Stupid

Woody,

Serves me right for loading the bike for my move this summer, but didn't have time to make multiple trips. A pannier got loose and marred the rear rim. Bike is a 2009 R1200GSA. What are my...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,507
Posted By RodSTer
I've had issues too

Also a 2009 GSA, been back to the dealer three times, still not working right. After ordering 2 new RDC Control modules they now claim there is no power going to the module. I finally told them I...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,935
Posted By RodSTer
Penske and Wilbers experience, either one will be...

Penske and Wilbers experience, either one will be a big step up from your stock set up. I would also encourage you to buy from a knowledgeable shop, someone like Ted Porter for Wilbers or Lindemann...
Forum: Canada 12-21-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,150
Posted By RodSTer
Jevco for now

I've been with Jevco for about 3 or 4 years now. They have been pretty good, kinda wierd that my 2004 ST1300 rates have gone up the past 2 years in a row, to the point they now want more for the ST...
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2,106
Views: 561,911
Posted By RodSTer
I don't see it on Honda Canada's webpage, or are...

I don't see it on Honda Canada's webpage, or are you refering to the speculation that it will be here in 2013 ?
Forum: Canada 12-01-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,273
Posted By RodSTer
Cranbrook

Lived in Cranbrook for 18 years, we really miss the proximity to great riding and snowmobiling. 20 minutes and you are a world away.

The city itself offers all the basics and the health care is...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 630
Posted By RodSTer
no power to RDC control module 2009 R1200 GSA

I'm losing faith in the dealer... three trips because the RDC (tire pressure monitor) hasn't worked all year, each time they had the bike about a week. They keep swapping out the RDC Control unit,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 842
Posted By RodSTer
thanks for the info

Thanks for the info guys, I'm still getting used to the BMW wiring and just assumed there weren't any fuses. I had upgraded the stock fogs to HIDs last year but have gone to the FV 90's for more down...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 842
Posted By RodSTer
Fog Light failure

Went to put some new lights in place of the stock fogs tonight and the left side works and the right doesn't.
Swap lights with no joy, both work on the left side, neither work on the right.

So...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 436
Posted By RodSTer
Cheektowaga or Jacksonville Tire Dealers

Running the IBR with my 2009 GSA in June. Planning on going the distance with my front Tourance, but I'm going to need to change the rear at one of the checkpoints, either Cheektowaga or...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 886
Posted By RodSTer
Thanks for replies

Thanks for the replies, I happened to be in Calgary on Saturday and checked with the dealer. The head tech was not in but the service counter said they had done it on other models, just wasn't sure...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 886
Posted By RodSTer
Canadian Odo switch to display miles

Just wondering if any Canadian riders have had their dealers switch their odo over to display miles ?

I do a number of LD rallies, all in the US and it would be better if my odo would display...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,362
Posted By RodSTer
You're probably right, anyhow I'm in Lethbridge...

You're probably right, anyhow I'm in Lethbridge and just put lower Wilbers on my 09. Once the snow goes if you want to check it out feel free to PM me and we'll see if we can meet up.

Rod
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,362
Posted By RodSTer
I believe you are correct, however what setting...

I believe you are correct, however what setting do you have your ESA on and what setting are you comparing it too ?

You may have thought of this already, but I'll throw it out there anyway. Does...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By RodSTer
Nothing specific in Manual

I just checked the manual, I need to get mine off as well. Just installed shorter Wilbers so I'm going to need to cut the sidestand down some.

Manual mentions to remove bushing but has no...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,689
Posted By RodSTer
Tank and Bag Ring

When you buy the Electric Kit does it have both the tank ring and the bag ring ? In other words can you use the SW Motech electric ring on a different bag ?
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 281,930
Posted By RodSTer
04 at Lassen

My 04 at one of my favorite spots.... Lassen Park

http://www3.telus.net/public/pschween/IMG_1606.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,042
Posted By RodSTer
Other Windshields

I have the V Stream from ZTechnik on my 09 GSA and really like it. Also have one on my ST1300 Honda, no affiliation just a happy customer. They now have a 3 year warranty, haven't needed to make a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,651
Posted By RodSTer
Broke one off

I bought a set and ran them in the Spank Rally, quite liked the amount of light and the pattern. I had mine mounted similar to Smitty, but when I went down on day two the light didn't fair so well....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 32,180
Posted By RodSTer
Never know you need it until....

Looked at one at the Redmond Rally, thought it could wait until next year. Unfortunately I came upon a "wet spot" after a local shower while riding a gravel road. All I remember is a head shake and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 401
Posted By RodSTer
Fuel Tank flange tool

Anyone know if there is a place we can borrow / rent this tool from? I'm doing an aux tank install in a couple weeks and hate to buy one, but will if I must. Going to Redmond, so could pick up from...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2010, 02:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By RodSTer
RodSTer's 2010 Cal 24 Ride Report

Can be found here (http://www3.telus.net/public/pschween/2010%20Cal%2024%20Rally%20report.htm)
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,194
Posted By RodSTer
Thanks, that was early in the year while it was...

Thanks, that was early in the year while it was still new, doesn't look like that anymore.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,194
Posted By RodSTer
My solution

Bad knees here too, including a broken kneecap a couple years ago have taken their toll.

I looked at the Elf Pegs but couldn't part with the cash. So I looked at the blades I have on my ST1300...
Forum: Regional forums 06-02-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,390
Posted By RodSTer
I'm hoping 5 saddlesores will get me there

Have my entry filled and a space waiting in the Spank Rally, just have to decide if I'm man enough to handle 5 - 1000 mile days. :eek1
Forum: Regional forums 05-29-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,390
Posted By RodSTer
Nat Meet

August 11 - 14 Denver Marriott Tech Center

http://www.ironbutt.com/natmeet2010/default.cfm
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,408
Posted By RodSTer
exactly why I said no surprize...

exactly why I said no surprize...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,408
Posted By RodSTer
Update

Well no surprize BMW said go back to Metzler for waranty, but the dealer has been great and has a new tire coming to me. Metzler wants this one back to try to figure out why it did this.
Forum: Vendors 03-24-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,331
Posted By RodSTer
+1 for Two Brothers

I've used Tim a couple times now, he ships to the US side for me and I run across and pick them up in Sweetgrass. Great service and prices
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2010, 06:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,408
Posted By RodSTer
Thanks

Knew there was a way, just couldn't remember. So 4408 makes it from late 2008.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,408
Posted By RodSTer
date, pressure

ran at 41 psi, not sure on date, couldn't see one on the tire. Not sure if I can look it up by a serial number or a code off the side of the tire. Tried google but no luck on figuring out a date. If...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,408
Posted By RodSTer
no burnouts

should have mentioned this is on the front, so no burnouts and all highway thus far.
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