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Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,365
Posted By middleview
Thoughts vary on the topic, I don't think they'll...

Thoughts vary on the topic, I don't think they'll run a full crash replacement, but I think parts will swap in at least some cases - ...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,365
Posted By middleview
Thanks for that :-) As buyer 250 or so, I am...

Thanks for that :-) As buyer 250 or so, I am definitely feeling like I've been to Vegas, but in a good way :rofl

My interest in seeing a fully integrated comm/nav/music solution is very high,...
Forum: Face plant 08-17-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 42,190
Posted By middleview
Glad you're ok!! FWIW I rode a 2010 Adventure...

Glad you're ok!! FWIW I rode a 2010 Adventure before taking a 2013 waterboxer. The smaller waterboxer feels like center of gravity is 12-18" below the Adventure, and it doesn't react to the wind...
Forum: Face plant 08-17-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,267
Posted By middleview
Glad you came home reasonably unscathed! But,...

Glad you came home reasonably unscathed! But, don't skip the visit to doctor or hospital if things don't feel right. I dumped my bike on my ankle and thought that was the worst of it - severely...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 37,805
Posted By middleview
Congratulations! :clap Just ran across your...

Congratulations! :clap Just ran across your thread today, and subscribed on screen one... looking forward to following along on your journey. You've got a fine writing style and photos are superb. ...
Forum: Canada 05-11-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,441
Posted By middleview
Congratulations! Enjoy your trip.

Congratulations! Enjoy your trip.
Forum: Vendors 05-09-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,734
Posted By middleview
Thumb Thanks for the reply. Ordered. I love my Holan...

Thanks for the reply. Ordered. I love my Holan panniers, so looking forward to mounting this up.
Forum: Canada 05-07-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,441
Posted By middleview
Definitely do-able. Fatally bitten is right -...

Definitely do-able. Fatally bitten is right - that's all paved except construction. Now, quality if pavement can be marginal, but you've got the experience it seems
Forum: Vendors 05-07-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,734
Posted By middleview
Hello JZDiaz, is that the Holan adventure-style...

Hello JZDiaz, is that the Holan adventure-style rack you mounted the top case on? Looks to put the case much lower than the other rack - and about 1-2" inches behind the seat. Is that right? ...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-19-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,850
Posted By middleview
Emoto, Thanks for sharing your experience so far!...

Emoto, Thanks for sharing your experience so far! I wasn't too clear, the overlays are topo maps or Birdseye maps that you can have overlayed on the regular road maps in the Montana. I didn't think...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-15-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,850
Posted By middleview
Garmin Montana vs. BMW navigator V

My question here is for the experts here who have used both.

I'm running a 2013 R1200GS and have a Montana on a Touratech mount on the windscreen mount. I have Europe maps, but just moved back to...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,043
Posted By middleview
I'm not "with the bike" but just remove two upper...

I'm not "with the bike" but just remove two upper screws and screen comes off by sliding down. Then you remove hardware from screen and pit on new screen. It's super easy.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,043
Posted By middleview
I installed the CalSci screen medium size (i'm 6'...

I installed the CalSci screen medium size (i'm 6' with 32" inseam) and immediately noticed a dramatic improvement. I rode my bike 1100km (700 miles) in one shot using the new screen in rain and...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2,109
Views: 550,257
Posted By middleview
I guess the clincher for me moving from a 2010 GS...

I guess the clincher for me moving from a 2010 GS Adventure to a 2013 WC GS was discovering how easily she'll dip into a turn - damn any plastic preconceptions!!! I've got 8,000 miles on the new...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2,109
Views: 550,257
Posted By middleview
Thumb [QUOTE=ironklad;22799446]I recently received my...

[QUOTE=ironklad;22799446]I recently received my custom ordered Holan Nomada Pro panniers (thanks to Jason at ADV Motorrad, great guy to work with and excellent customer service) and tested them out...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 17,219
Posted By middleview
That's definitely not your average 26-year old...

That's definitely not your average 26-year old wisdom. Good on ya! My better half goes on all the big trips. She tells me "silk packs lite!" She's right...

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Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,429
Posted By middleview
I bought a Calsci medium and it works well for...

I bought a Calsci medium and it works well for me. I'm 5'11" with 32" inseam. Screen vibrates in halfway position at 75mph or higher but in full up or down position no problem.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2,538
Views: 451,091
Posted By middleview
Riding modes, riding height and handling

Big difference. Dynamic changes the throttle response and also stiffens the bike up. I did a lot of turning on a trip to Norway and tried both modes. I've also taken the bike off-asphalt on mild...
Forum: Vendors 09-11-2013, 02:32 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,734
Posted By middleview
I have a 45L box on my bike. A Schuberth C3 with...

I have a 45L box on my bike. A Schuberth C3 with the collar-mount SRC intercom must be "squeezed" past the lip on the box, but it does fit on the left-side. I haven't tried to put it in the right...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,985
Posted By middleview
I unplugged the OEM mount under the right side...

I unplugged the OEM mount under the right side plastic cowling and then plugged in a harness I made with the OEM plug spliced to a Montana rugged mount harness. (Originally, this was set up on a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,575
Posted By middleview
I hit 3 European dealers to attempt to get keys...

I hit 3 European dealers to attempt to get keys in less than 5 working days and all of them failed. I give props to Jone Larsen @ Bikerstreet Motors in Stavanger, Norway for going the extra mile and...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,575
Posted By middleview
Great tips! I will order a key tomorrow and will...

Great tips! I will order a key tomorrow and will pick up the bike Saturday to ride home. Meanwhile I will be back to work for a few days. Time is unfortunately the commodity in short supply ;-(. Did...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,575
Posted By middleview
Thanks all. Seat lock, dirty socks, panniers...

Thanks all. Seat lock, dirty socks, panniers (separately keyed), gadget bag, inside helmet liner, etc. hotel room ransacked, 100m perimeter around bike searched, storm drains, you name it! Finally...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,575
Posted By middleview
It's an idea, if I knew where I stashed them....

It's an idea, if I knew where I stashed them. Hence my lame decision to leave without :-(
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,575
Posted By middleview
Thanks. That's my fear. May be leaving it to go...

Thanks. That's my fear. May be leaving it to go home and come back in a couple of weeks...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,575
Posted By middleview
Eh? Stranded - Lost Key on trip in Norway!

Help with advice please! I'm touring on a 2013 R1200GS built to US specs and delivered in Germany. I'm in Sandnes, Norway and somehow I've lost my key and don't have a spare. :eek1 Very special -...
Forum: Face plant 07-28-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 141,196
Posted By middleview
Just read through the recollections from Joe and...

Just read through the recollections from Joe and appreciate your sharing. Glad you came out relatively unscathed and ready to ride again!


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Forum: Vendors 07-26-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,734
Posted By middleview
+1 for the Holan system. I just finished a 3500...

+1 for the Holan system. I just finished a 3500 mile trip to/from Spain with them on my LC and really like the fit, finish and stability. I also put their rear rack on. Good looking kit....
Forum: Face plant 07-25-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,815
Posted By middleview
RNR, thanks for posting your experience. Left...

RNR, thanks for posting your experience. Left turners are my greatest fear on the bike. Sorry to hear whenever a brother or sister is taken down, but can all learn from your tale. i agree that...
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,299
Posted By middleview
Thumb Nice report! I've encountered many of the same...

Nice report! I've encountered many of the same "gripes" regarding the ergonomics of the seat, windscreen and pegs but otherwise it's a great ride. I've come off a 2010 Adventure onto this bike and I...
Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 182,149
Posted By middleview
XDream, I finally got the chance to read through...

XDream, I finally got the chance to read through your ride report, and thoroughly enjoyed the story! You bring Russia and the riding in Siberia and the Far East to life! Look forward to seeing your...
Forum: Face plant 01-17-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,711
Posted By middleview
Never saw him/her...

[Now I am thinking: brighter headlights? Modulator?]

This left-turn thing is my #1 nightmare. But, I've been riding with Skeen Designs Photon Blasters for the past 7 months and I'm sure they've...
Forum: Face plant 12-18-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 68,179
Posted By middleview
An update on a simple injury

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=17840650&postcount=102
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=17868835&postcount=106

My accident was 11 months ago (Jan 26, 2012 posted here)...
Forum: Face plant 05-28-2012, 12:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,448
Posted By middleview
Sorry for the loss of your friend. Thoughts and...

Sorry for the loss of your friend. Thoughts and prayers go to you and the family.
Forum: Face plant 05-28-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,613
Posted By middleview
In our thoughts and prayers here. Hoping for a...

In our thoughts and prayers here. Hoping for a solid recovery.
Forum: Face plant 03-02-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 68,179
Posted By middleview
Ok, that makes me feel better :-). It seriously...

Ok, that makes me feel better :-). It seriously sounded so stupid that I didn't know it was broke! Stubborn sounds so much classier!
Forum: Face plant 02-26-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 68,179
Posted By middleview
Gotta love our friends who just don't "get it"...

Gotta love our friends who just don't "get it" :lol3 It's really not possible to describe what makes riding what it is. But, my wife does describe the smile I have when I come home off a ride, and...
Forum: Face plant 02-26-2012, 04:18 AM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 212,225
Posted By middleview
Just read through for the first time - good luck...

Just read through for the first time - good luck tomorrow!!!
Forum: Face plant 02-26-2012, 03:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,801
Posted By middleview
I'm really sorry for to read this - your family...

I'm really sorry for to read this - your family is in my thoughts and prayers.
Forum: Face plant 02-26-2012, 03:35 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 68,179
Posted By middleview
Thumb [QUOTE=middleview;17840650]... my R1200GSA fell...

[QUOTE=middleview;17840650]... my R1200GSA fell on my right leg/angle when the bike slid out from under me in a parking lot oil slick. /QUOTE]

Thought I'd post a 4.5 week update for folks to...
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