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Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 803
Posted By NoBrainSurgn
05 gs

Don't be afraid of the servo brakes. I love mine although the price to repair if they fail is high. As the previous poster indicates the listing has been removed so I can't comment on price but I...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,769
Posted By NoBrainSurgn

I have the Adaptive 1.0 and have found it mostly useful for determining if the LEO passing me from the other direction actually was running with his radar on or not. It does not have the range of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,451
Posted By NoBrainSurgn
Temp controller for Gerbing

Did you mount a wireless Heat troller or what brand? Does it interfere with any other devices or give you difficulty in synching? I find that myself and friends often have to resynch our comm systems...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,451
Posted By NoBrainSurgn
Laugh Heat Controller

Thanks Jim. Gives me some good ideas. I like the permanent controller but have not been able to find a clean spot to install it. I suspect I will wind up with something like you have done. I found...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,451
Posted By NoBrainSurgn
Wicked Gerbing temp controller

So on the mount that Jim did is that a portable or a permanent controller mounted there and if permanent did you mount it in a separate housing attached to the GPS crossbar. Perhaps the owner of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,451
Posted By NoBrainSurgn
Question Temp Controller for Gerbing

JVB: I have looked repeatedly at your pics of the permanent install on the GSA and still can't figure out exactly where you have placed the rheostats. On my 05 I had them permanently mounted on a...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,798
Posted By NoBrainSurgn
Hmmm, Guess I had forgotten that I ignored the...

Hmmm, Guess I had forgotten that I ignored the advice then. I did not recall that the owner's manual cautioned against it then. Makes me feel a little better as I had no trouble with it at any point....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,798
Posted By NoBrainSurgn
Eh? Charging Battery on GSA LC

I just picked up my new LC GSA. On my 1100 GS and 2005 1200 GS I charged the battery through powerlet socket direct to the battery. This allowed me to bypass the whole Canbus issue on the 1200.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,515
Posted By NoBrainSurgn
Great bike. I have both an 1100GS and a 1200GS....

Great bike. I have both an 1100GS and a 1200GS. The 1100 is heavier with less power but is more stable on the road in a crosswind. i am more confident off road on the 1200 due to lower weight and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,635
Posted By NoBrainSurgn
Main seal

Main seal and output seal changed under warranty on my 05 at 14k miles. Clutch still ok. The rear output seal again bad now at 39k miles but main seal still looks intact. Taking it in today for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 28,036
Posted By NoBrainSurgn
Eek 05 36000 miles 96 R1100GS. 50000 miles ...

05 36000 miles
96 R1100GS. 50000 miles

Unfortunately broke my neck so no miles accruing until I heal.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 14,626
Posted By NoBrainSurgn
Talking First bike a little under 4 years ago was a 96...

First bike a little under 4 years ago was a 96 R1100 GS. Had never ridden a bike before. A number of my friends had GS's and I bought a friends used bike as he bought a new 1200GS. Took the MSF...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,596
Posted By NoBrainSurgn

Unfortunately you are correct BMW won't cover under warranty. I had mine changed and within 8000 miles they were again pulsating and warped. This is despite the fact that I am a fairly new rider and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,704
Posted By NoBrainSurgn
Nomar Jr Pro split between 3 guys. Has already...

Nomar Jr Pro split between 3 guys. Has already paid for itself. One night with 2 of us working did 5 tire changes in 90 minutes including static balancing. Goes pretty quick with a little...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2010, 11:18 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 16,216
Posted By NoBrainSurgn
Yes, both of mine have been down. Dropped the...

Yes, both of mine have been down. Dropped the 1100 the first time I took it off the center stand. I had never ridden a bike before and friends dropped it off for me. 1200 has been down several times...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2010, 10:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,535
Posted By NoBrainSurgn
I have an 05 with no problems. I don't have an...

I have an 05 with no problems. I don't have an issue with the servo brakes although the brake fluid may be a little dirtier than I expect after only a year. Also have a 96 1100 which I run around to...
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,649
Posted By NoBrainSurgn
Laugh Have had mine for 2 1/2 years and am happy with...

Have had mine for 2 1/2 years and am happy with it as a 3 season jacket. when it gets really hot I like my venting machine jacket better but have worn it down to the 40's and been warm enough,...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,300
Posted By NoBrainSurgn
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2009, 12:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,476
Posted By NoBrainSurgn
BMW Shop

+1 for Brown's. Have been dealing with them for the 2 1/2 years I have had GS bikes. I have not had any of the horror stories in the service department others report. I did have a difficult issue to...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,338
Posted By NoBrainSurgn

Congratulations on the "new" 1100GS. Wonderful bike! not quite as nimble as the 1200 but tons of fun and I would not hesitate to take mine anywhere. It seems that having both models, I miss...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2009, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By NoBrainSurgn
grip heater

Just happened on my 05 GS. unfortunately it was the grip that was faulty. replacement with labor was about $170. At least you only have to buy one! I was hoping it was simply a connection but no such...
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2009, 06:22 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 34,707
Posted By NoBrainSurgn
Thumb Awesome ride report and pics. I have been...

Awesome ride report and pics. I have been following with rapt attention. I have done some of the ride in BC and hope to make the Alaska loop next year. The report is definately inspiring. Photography...
Forum: Vendors 07-15-2009, 05:48 PM
Replies: 905
Views: 138,947
Posted By NoBrainSurgn
Ohlin's for R1200 GS

Wondering if this is still going on. 05 R1200GS front and rear. 175 lb rider with 20 lbs riding gear and usually top case with another 10-15. Usually solo but would like the ability to ride 2 up and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2009, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,098
Posted By NoBrainSurgn
final drive

43K on my 96 1100. no final drive issues but am on the 2nd transmission. Not up to the type of mileage you are talking about but interested in the responses.

Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2009, 10:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,920
Posted By NoBrainSurgn
Bulb life

14K out of the first low beam. switched to HID both hi and low beam at 18K and no failures since.
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,281
Posted By NoBrainSurgn
tourance mileage

I have found that I get about 6K out of a rear
Tourance with 95% road. That is on those smooth southern california roads. Just had a front Anakee wear out in under 6K but had another last just...
Forum: Vendors 06-08-2009, 11:07 PM
Replies: 1,793
Views: 292,096
Posted By NoBrainSurgn
Thumb SAS-Tec Armor

thanks for your reply about the armor for the Ignition and Off track. Will be ordering to try to trim it down.
Forum: Vendors 06-08-2009, 12:38 AM
Replies: 1,793
Views: 292,096
Posted By NoBrainSurgn
sas tec for Off road Jacket

Can a SAS TEC back protector fit in the back of the off road jacket or must it be trimmed as with the Ignition. I have both jackets and would like to upgrade the back protection.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,021
Posted By NoBrainSurgn
GS1100 purchase

Great price on the bike. The transmission can be problematic but can be repaired/replaced. I did have to put a new transmission on my 96 1100 at just over 40K miles. was able to get a transmission...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,549
Posted By NoBrainSurgn
Laugh Congrats on the new bike. I have a 96 1100GS with...

Congrats on the new bike. I have a 96 1100GS with about 40K miles on it. I just had to have new rebuilt transmission on it but love the bike. I do have a 1200GS as well but still love the old beast...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2009, 10:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 780
Posted By NoBrainSurgn
Eh? Missing R1100GS

Had a somewhat similar problem with my R1100GS. It would run fine, and then begin to miss, bog down and eventually quit. It would then fire up once cooled. Lots of black smoke and carbon. Tried many...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2008, 08:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,527
Posted By NoBrainSurgn
rear pad life

Just replaced the rear pads on my 05 GS at 14K. I rarely use the rear brake unless off road but of course there is the linkage to the front brake. I was surprised that they had gone that fast but...
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2008, 06:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,819
Posted By NoBrainSurgn
Thumb Awesome report. Did a part of this trail last...

Awesome report. Did a part of this trail last October with 3 friends. i was a total N00B on dirt having been off road just twice before which was the previous 2 days. We started late and were going...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2008, 09:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,366
Posted By NoBrainSurgn
Old vs New

Congrats on the new bike. I made the other choice. Picked up an 05 GS last May with only 1000 miles on it. I do not mind the servos at all. I love the bike and the difference in price allowed me to...
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