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Forum: Equipment 10-24-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 945
Posted By M1Tanker
I have a Arai Tour-X4 because it fits my head, it...

I have a Arai Tour-X4 because it fits my head, it is really comfortable, and the air flow is outstanding. My Scala Rider Q3 fits nicely in it as well. I also added the Pinlock ProtecTINT...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By M1Tanker
guyfawkes, I have the Touratech Suspension....

guyfawkes,

I have the Touratech Suspension. See the following thread:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=852291&highlight=Touratech+suspension...
Forum: Europe 07-07-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By M1Tanker
pip muenster, Thank you for the...

pip muenster,

Thank you for the clarifications.
Forum: Europe 07-07-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By M1Tanker
pip muenster, Did you insure your bike with...

pip muenster,

Did you insure your bike with USAA and then switch to ADAC?

Last week I went by ADAC to get a Vignette for Austria. I asked if ADAC offers motorcycle insurance and the...
Forum: EMEA 07-02-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By M1Tanker
HighwayChile, Thanks. I am posting on...

HighwayChile,

Thanks. I am posting on Horizons Unlimited as well.
Forum: Europe 07-02-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By M1Tanker
RuckedUp, I have a 2008 BMW R1200GSA. I...

RuckedUp,

I have a 2008 BMW R1200GSA. I ride it year round.

I know that previous green insurance cards from USAA had NO countries "x"d out, but my recent green insurance cards have a number of...
Forum: EMEA 07-02-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By M1Tanker
No comments? No one has done this before?

No comments? No one has done this before?
Forum: Europe 07-02-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By M1Tanker
So the German or other European insurance...

So the German or other European insurance companies and their respective policies cover less countries than USAA? Do I understand that correctly?
Forum: Europe 06-30-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By M1Tanker
Alternatives to USAA Insurance in Germany?

I currently have my motorcycle (2008 BMW R1200GSA) insured by USAA. A number of years ago I looked at AIG and it was slightly more expensive. I am relooking what insurance products are available.
...
Forum: EMEA 06-30-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By M1Tanker
Insurance Required in Moldova and Other Documents?

I am planning on riding from Germany to Chisinau, Moldova in August. My insurance (USAA) covers the motorcycle in Germany, Austria, Hungary, and Romania but not Moldova. What insurance will cover the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 17,135
Posted By M1Tanker
I have a US specification 2008 R1200 GSA that I...

I have a US specification 2008 R1200 GSA that I bought here in Germany through the military sales program. I passed the recall letter from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on to the...
Forum: EMEA 07-17-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By M1Tanker
RTLover and pip_muenster. Thank you very...

RTLover and pip_muenster.

Thank you very much for the suggestions.
Forum: EMEA 07-16-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By M1Tanker
Recommendations Needed for Trip from Germany to Vence, France

I need your recommendations/suggestions.


I have a conference in Saint Paul de Vence, France from 29 July to 2 August. I’m currently looking for a place to stay in Vence, France for the week of...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2013, 01:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,283
Posted By M1Tanker
I've put quite a few more miles/kilometers on my...

I've put quite a few more miles/kilometers on my 2008 R1200GSA since I installed a Touratech Suspension. All miles have been on the Autobahn (at higher speeds) and secondary roads, nothing off road...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,404
Posted By M1Tanker
B-Nice, I just sent you a PM. M1Tanker

B-Nice,

I just sent you a PM.

M1Tanker
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,404
Posted By M1Tanker
I think he always started with the stock...

I think he always started with the stock suspensions. Can't imagine a pair of ohlins failing on the road. And since he's sponsored I think he's exaggerating the "always failed" part.

Considering...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,404
Posted By M1Tanker
Loutre, I don't have a problem getting my...

Loutre,

I don't have a problem getting my hand around the adjustment knob.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8366/8349016449_8e8832e4d4_c.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2013, 01:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,404
Posted By M1Tanker
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The following was installed:

Touratech Suspension *rear* shock absorber for BMW R1200GS ADV...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,404
Posted By M1Tanker
I hope I get the images uploaded properly. ...

I hope I get the images uploaded properly.

Here is a photo of the bike during the build.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8359/8332681817_802cfa8c2f_c.jpg

Here is the finished bike.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,404
Posted By M1Tanker
I looked at a number of suspension systems:...

I looked at a number of suspension systems: Öhlins, Hyperpro, Wilbers, WP, Elka, Penske, Race Tech, Touratech by Tractive, etc. In the end I went with Touratech by Tractive because the costs among...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,824
Posted By M1Tanker
How do you prevent fuel strip failure?

How do you prevent fuel strip failure?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-11-2012, 01:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,157
Posted By M1Tanker
Well yesterday I bought a 8GB Class 4 HC µSD Card...

Well yesterday I bought a 8GB Class 4 HC µSD Card because that is what the PX had. After installing the µSD Card into the Zumo I went back into MyGarmin and ran the Garmin Map Updater v3.1.19 and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-09-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,157
Posted By M1Tanker
About 2 hours later. I disconnected the Zumo 660...

About 2 hours later. I disconnected the Zumo 660 and took it outside and turned it on. On the Zumo 660 I went through “Tools” then “Settings” then “Map” then “Map Info” stated that the following was...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-09-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,157
Posted By M1Tanker
Well I went back into MyGarmin and then ran the...

Well I went back into MyGarmin and then ran the Garmin Map Updater v3.1.19 and then selected Central and Eastern Europe. The current estimated install time is 2 hours. I'll see what happens.

I...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-09-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,157
Posted By M1Tanker
Dan, Yes, I got my posts and your responses...

Dan,

Yes, I got my posts and your responses mixed up regarding 32GB.

I have a windows based computer.

I have updated my MapInstall.

Thanks again.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-09-2012, 12:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,157
Posted By M1Tanker
Dan, I checked the CD that came with my...

Dan,

I checked the CD that came with my Zumo 660 and it is titled "City Navigator Europe NT 2011." I then went on the Garmin website to verify what the coverage was. The following is the image...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-08-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,157
Posted By M1Tanker
Dan, Thanks, I deleted gmapsupp.img from...

Dan, Thanks,

I deleted gmapsupp.img from the Zumo 660. I then disconnected the Zumo 660 from my computer. It powered up and then I powered it down and powered it up again outside. On the Zumo 660...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-08-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,157
Posted By M1Tanker
Hill Climber, Thanks. With regard to...

Hill Climber,

Thanks.

With regard to the micro-SD card, is there a size limit that the Zumo 660 can take?

For instance if I wanted a larger micro-SD card that 16GB, 32GB or 64GB for...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-08-2012, 12:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,157
Posted By M1Tanker
City Navigator Europe NT 2013.20 (Download and trip planning.)

Well after months of not doing anything with my Zumo 660 I decided that I needed to check for map updates because I’m planning a trip next week to a small town outside Budapest, Hungary. I down...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,796
Posted By M1Tanker
The following thread on www.gs-forum.eu...

The following thread on www.gs-forum.eu (http://www.gs-forum.eu) is on the same oil cooler fan subject: http://www.gs-forum.eu/showthread.php?t=74561.

In the thread the following link is...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,336
Posted By M1Tanker
LoFlow, Thanks again. My thought...

LoFlow,

Thanks again.

My thought regarding a Power Commander was that rather than revving the engine more, because it is set to run lean, feathering the clutch quite a bit, and dragging the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,336
Posted By M1Tanker
LoFlow, That is interesting. Did you...

LoFlow,

That is interesting. Did you replace your enduro transmission with a standard transmission or did you change bikes?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,336
Posted By M1Tanker
Well would a Power Commander or Booster Plug be...

Well would a Power Commander or Booster Plug be another way to address 1st gear capability?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,336
Posted By M1Tanker
jdub, You are correct. I've had the bike for...

jdub,

You are correct. I've had the bike for four years. I rode it to the IOMTT in 2008 but haven't had it off-road. I'm stationed in Germany and off-roading in Germany, although not impossible,...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,336
Posted By M1Tanker
Thanks for the link. You stated that you...

Thanks for the link.

You stated that you ride your '07 GSA off-road. I assume that you have no issues with first gear. Did you notice a significant difference when you rode the '11 GSA off-road?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,336
Posted By M1Tanker
jdub, Thanks. Do you think replacing...

jdub,

Thanks.

Do you think replacing the standard transmission with an enduro transmission would be worth it?

What about just replacing the first gear?

Or is this much ado about not...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,336
Posted By M1Tanker
From the research I've done it appears that the...

From the research I've done it appears that the only difference is first gear. I'm not sure if there is a different final drive though.

For those who off-road the GSA frequently, I wonder if they...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,336
Posted By M1Tanker
Standard Transmission or Enduro Transmission

I have a 2008 R1200GS Adventure. When ordering the bike I was given the no cost option of ordering the enduro transmission. I did not order the enduro transmission and went with the standard...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,242
Posted By M1Tanker
Idle, Are the white Alpinestars Tech 8s...

Idle,

Are the white Alpinestars Tech 8s really cooler (or rather not hot) in warm/hot weather? I don't see any vents of any type. Is the leather more breathable?
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,242
Posted By M1Tanker
Hmmmm. No suggestions? No recommendations?...

Hmmmm.

No suggestions? No recommendations? No experience to relate?
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