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Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,343
Posted By emack
Love mine!

I love my Rigid lights! Two floods, two spots - perfect for lighting up the night and seeing what's off to the side of the back roads I ride (like those wonderful deer who play chicken with...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 341,751
Posted By emack
gloves and touch screens

Hey. Just saw a feed on Engadget for some liquid that enables your gloves to work on touch screens. It's in Kickstarter, but you can get it for $20. I'm not at all affiliated, just know that it's...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 4,277
Views: 641,463
Posted By emack
Finally got out to ride!

The icy conditions in the Northeast have kept me from riding for a bunch of weeks. Finally got out yesterday to test my new light mounts, switches, and homemade housing (need some night shots)....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 341,751
Posted By emack
one of my favorites

Here's a few of my favorites from a trip to India a few years ago:
http://em-photo.smugmug.com/photos/i-q2sNFww/0/L/i-q2sNFww-L.jpg
http://em-photo.smugmug.com/photos/i-LQ9bgbm/0/L/i-LQ9bgbm-L.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 503,607
Posted By emack
Yeah, I didn't mean to make it sound like it was...

Yeah, I didn't mean to make it sound like it was TT's fault. I ordered the only one that I saw on the site that would fir my bike, and then realized I would have to drill into my shield (which I...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 503,607
Posted By emack
eddyturn already responded, but it's the MRA...

eddyturn already responded, but it's the MRA X-creen and I did get it from Twisted Throttle. I'm 6'2, and the stock screen sends wind right into my face. This extension works great, just doesn't...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 503,607
Posted By emack
:)

Yes sir. Went to Cabelas with an empty case and came home with a couple new long guns.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2,338
Views: 284,212
Posted By emack
Marty, I was only responding to you telling me it...

Marty, I was only responding to you telling me it was rider error. It happens in the rpm range from 2500 to around 3500. I notice it at 50 mph in 4th gear at 3500 rpm also. That really shouldn't...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2,338
Views: 284,212
Posted By emack
ass

Fine, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd at 2500 rpms. Sometimes it's nice just to cruise at speed smart ass, and the lower rpms are most comfortable with regards to vibration. Your comment was of no use to me, so...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2,338
Views: 284,212
Posted By emack
pulse in the engine at low rpms

motorider,
Is the pulse up to around 3K rpm? That's where mine is and it drives me nuts. Most noticeable in 4th gear at around 2500 rpm. Anyone else have this?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 503,607
Posted By emack
Haven't taken too many good pics yet - just with...

Haven't taken too many good pics yet - just with my phone. Here are a few from a couple hour trip I took to get some long guns (which is why I have a rifle case - aka "The Wing" on the back). I...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,005,589
Posted By emack
Damn dude. So sorry to hear that. Glad you...

Damn dude. So sorry to hear that. Glad you didn't get too messed up. Let me know when the bike gets fixed and I'll come up and ride with you.

Erik
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 341,751
Posted By emack
Chive on!

Chive on!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 341,751
Posted By emack
I just bought p-clamps from Lowe's and they work...

I just bought p-clamps from Lowe's and they work just fine. Not pretty, but I don't really care. And the lights stay where I put them.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 341,751
Posted By emack
My mug

Me too. Want to try it with coffee once I bend the plastic straw a bit.
http://em-photo.smugmug.com/Other/2013-BMW-R1200GS/i-zvWt3hj/0/L/photo%205-L.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 341,751
Posted By emack
Pics from a short trip today

I haven't taken any farkle-specific pics of the bike yet, just been riding a lot. I LOVE THIS BIKE! Anyway, took some pics after I rode a couple hours up to Cabela's to pick up a couple long guns...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 341,751
Posted By emack
I have my aux fuse block wired through the rear...

I have my aux fuse block wired through the rear taillight and only occasionally get an error light pop up on my dash (I run both my aux lights and air horn through the fuse block). The tech that did...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,005,589
Posted By emack
Hermy's has been great so far - nice to hear...

Hermy's has been great so far - nice to hear other similar opinions. And I don't mind the ride up there - always gives me an excuse to stop in to Cabela's.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,005,589
Posted By emack
I assume you're getting it from Lititz? That's...

I assume you're getting it from Lititz? That's where I test rode one a couple months back (they were really nice), but they didn't have any bikes coming in for some time so I had to end up going to...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By emack
Woohoo!

The delivery guys were kind to me yesterday. I got my lower crash bars, upper crash bars, Motech offroad footpegs, and Wunderlich side stand enlarger. Following kindofblue's directions, I had the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2,338
Views: 284,212
Posted By emack
flicked it

Sorry. The set switch was really loose - like it was broken. So it was moving around freely, but only forward from the position where it typically sits (neutral position in the middle, where you...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2,338
Views: 284,212
Posted By emack
not a great day for the bike

So my issue on the way to work wasn't the only fun I had on the bike today. Almost home and put the cruise on only to have the switch act up and accelerate. Messed with it when I got home and it...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 2,338
Views: 284,212
Posted By emack
intermittent stalling

On my way to work this morning with my wife on the back, we come to an intersection, I downshift, have the clutch pulled in waiting for a car to pass so that I can turn left, and the bike stalls. It...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By emack
can't wait

Thanks kindofblue. Twisted Throttle just dropped mine in the mail two days ago, so I'll have them tomorrow. I'll definitely use your experience when installing them.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,005,589
Posted By emack
Watched that video shaking my head the whole...

Watched that video shaking my head the whole time. I can't get over how reckless they drive/ride in Russia.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,005,589
Posted By emack
red lights?

What does he do at red lights or in heavy traffic when he has to come to a stop?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,005,589
Posted By emack
Nice! Thanks. I did tap in to the taillight,...

Nice! Thanks. I did tap in to the taillight, and it hasn't thrown an error yet. If it does, I'll be switching to the wire you mentioned.

Thanks for the quick responses guys! My air horn sounds...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,005,589
Posted By emack
tie in for accessories

Okay, I'm sure this has been covered, but I can't find it. I'm adding a fuse block under the seat for my accessories (air horn, lights. etc) and am trying to find a good wire to tie into that's hot...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 503,607
Posted By emack
Sorry buddy, that's the default for my galleries....

Sorry buddy, that's the default for my galleries. I just changed it to open up that gallery so anybody can save them.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 503,607
Posted By emack
Oh. I guess I need to stop babying it and get it...

Oh. I guess I need to stop babying it and get it up in the 4K range. I though 3K was low (not sure where I got that number). Thanks guys!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 503,607
Posted By emack
Thanks d'milan! I mentioned both vibration and...

Thanks d'milan! I mentioned both vibration and noise because I could feel 'something' at those relatively low rpms, and could also hear something. I'll keep riding it properly through the break-in,...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 503,607
Posted By emack
break-in question

Quick question about the break-in. I'm staying under 3K rpm, varying rpms as I'm cruising, shifting a lot, etc. I've noticed that there's a pretty repetitive/cyclical kind of vibration or noise...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 503,607
Posted By emack
Got mine this weekend!!

Mine came in last Thursday, and I was able to go pick it up on Saturday morning. I love it!
Only pics I have right now are off of my iPhone:...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 503,607
Posted By emack
Very funny

Ass! Just rub it in. No worries, though. I was out on my KLR a bunch today and will be again tomorrow, so at least I'm not totally without.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 503,607
Posted By emack
Ugg, I want mine

Ugg. My new bike was scheduled to get to the dealer early to mid next week, but my salesman told me yesterday that the bike is sitting in a warehouse until BMW deems it ready to go. I'm impatient...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,005,589
Posted By emack
Good to know - I haven't seen one in person. And...

Good to know - I haven't seen one in person. And I'm with you...just paint or wrap the two pieces that are white.

Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,005,589
Posted By emack
Love this bike!

So I went to a local dealer (about an hour away in Lititz, PA) on Friday to ride their demo bike and absolutely loved it! It feels much better/sporty/lighter/comfortable than the Tenere and the...
Forum: Beasts 03-18-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,481
Posted By emack
same boat

burnoil, I'm in the same boat. Love my 08 KLR, but really want something that is bigger and more comfortable - like the Tenere or Explorer. Rode 'em both and they are both great bikes. Can't...
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