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Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 406,151
Posted By TrailCruiser
Now THERE's a good idea! How do you attach it?...

Now THERE's a good idea! How do you attach it? Assuming you just remove them and wash out in the sink when all dirty.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 605
Views: 196,717
Posted By TrailCruiser
cug, thanks for the thorough post on this...

cug, thanks for the thorough post on this retrofit. I am doing the same thing you are -- putting the Adventure bags on a regular GS. I'm just going to remove my rear footpeg brackets since I don't...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 605
Views: 196,717
Posted By TrailCruiser
I'm in the process of doing this right now and am...

I'm in the process of doing this right now and am just removing the bracket that bolts onto the frame entirely since I don't ride passengers -- TT rack...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 406,151
Posted By TrailCruiser
I have not added radiator protection for that...

I have not added radiator protection for that exact reason... compromising the airflow to the radiators. I almost never ride behind another bike close enough to get roosted, and isn't that the real...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 89,201
Posted By TrailCruiser
Try getting your weight forward, by leaning...

Try getting your weight forward, by leaning forward both when standing and sitting, I found it makes a noticeable difference in front end tracking. Of course I can get further forward when standing...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 89,201
Posted By TrailCruiser
Nice looking tire but I don't see the sizes...

Nice looking tire but I don't see the sizes listed for the GSW application. Then there's the "you get what you pay for" idea. Can you provide any more info as to how they compare to other tires some...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 89,201
Posted By TrailCruiser
I've been running 34f/38r for both road and dirt,...

I've been running 34f/38r for both road and dirt, too much hassle to change. maybe I should step the pressures up a bit as I would for a pure street tire, maybe that will help turn-in.
Thoughts on...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 89,201
Posted By TrailCruiser
My Karoo 3s now have 3,300 miles on them and the...

My Karoo 3s now have 3,300 miles on them and the rear is not done yet, though it is visibly worn. Mileagewise I've probably put 70% of my miles via road, but I've done quite a bit of gravel and dirt...
Forum: Airheads 09-28-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 910
Posted By TrailCruiser
/6 & /7 shifting: what's normal?

Starting into my winter project, a 1977 R75/7 with 33,000 miles showing on the odometer. This vintage was the last of the direct shift levers, I believe in 1978 then went to an articulate shift lever...
Forum: Airheads 08-28-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,058
Posted By TrailCruiser
Who did your paint? I'm looking for a good source...

Who did your paint? I'm looking for a good source to paint the body parts on my R75/7 and I plan to do them in the classic black/white theme. (I know, it's not original, I'm going for kind of a retro...
Forum: Airheads 08-11-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,705
Posted By TrailCruiser
Though I haven't received or ridden them yet I...

Though I haven't received or ridden them yet I just ordered a set of Conti's new Classic attack. Info here, and watch the video......
Forum: Airheads 08-10-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,123
Posted By TrailCruiser
TINK, I grew up in Seattle too and also remember...

TINK, I grew up in Seattle too and also remember that place on Aurora. Seems like that was right before Bill Buckingham opened Buckingham BMW near Greenlake. I have fond memories of that place, I...
Forum: Airheads 08-08-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,123
Posted By TrailCruiser
Painter?

Just found this thread, howdy! Though I grew up in the Seattle area I'm now in Yakima. Just bought a '77 R75/7 and will be starting into it this fall.

Anyone know of a good painter in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,225
Posted By TrailCruiser
Sorry, I'm 5'10" but with long spine and short...

Sorry, I'm 5'10" but with long spine and short legs.
Forum: Airheads 08-08-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,951
Posted By TrailCruiser
TINK, I just acquired an R75/7 and will be doing...

TINK, I just acquired an R75/7 and will be doing a restoration of sorts. You're inspiring me to consider a P R O J E C T thread here documenting it as well. I look forward to the new project, and...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,225
Posted By TrailCruiser
I bought/installed the Sport and love it. The...

I bought/installed the Sport and love it. The center section sits a bit more vertical than the stock shield and thus moves the air more to the side, that is the core concept behind their aerodynamic...
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,500
Posted By TrailCruiser
Acquired an R75/7 and am starting in on it with...

Acquired an R75/7 and am starting in on it with the wheels, tires included. I'm really attracted to the relatively new Conti Classic Attack because it's a radial and seems to have a much more modern...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,432
Views: 224,556
Posted By TrailCruiser
I removed both my gaiters and the arm straps. ...

I removed both my gaiters and the arm straps.

Gaiters - Pull the sleeve inside out, take a pair of sharp scissors and cut off the gaiter about 1/8" from the seam. Then take a lighter or other...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2,696
Views: 353,696
Posted By TrailCruiser
I tried the Conti Trail Attack 2 tires my bike...

I tried the Conti Trail Attack 2 tires my bike came with on gravel and thought it was downright scary. Excellent on the road though, truly excellent. I immediately got a set of Karoo 3s and they are...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2,696
Views: 353,696
Posted By TrailCruiser
Great solution, where did you order them? And do...

Great solution, where did you order them? And do you have a part number and price?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,101
Posted By TrailCruiser
Ditto, used one for years and always take it with...

Ditto, used one for years and always take it with me on long road trips. I got the idea from aircraft seats where sheepskin is the covering of choice... warm in the winter, cool in the winter, and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 891
Posted By TrailCruiser
Aha, thanks Geoff, that's what I was looking for....

Aha, thanks Geoff, that's what I was looking for.

I know the XD is a way better helmet which is why I'm looking at it, but if the peak causes the helmet to get jerked around from the wind off...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,403
Posted By TrailCruiser
Jim, do you consider it "stable", or might there...

Jim, do you consider it "stable", or might there still be bugs such that waiting a few months might be a good idea?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 891
Posted By TrailCruiser
I had the AFX for ATV use but have since sold off...

I had the AFX for ATV use but have since sold off the ATVs. I've been using my Shoei Qwest on the GS and it works fine, but I'm attracted to the wider vision opening and sun shade of the peak on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 891
Posted By TrailCruiser
Peak on XD-4 vs. FX-39

I'm hoping to find someone who has ridden with both an Arai XD-4 and an AFX FX-39 DS helmet. I just rode my GS/LC today with my old FX-39 for the first time and at 60 mph and above the peak lifts up...
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,432
Views: 224,556
Posted By TrailCruiser
And how are you doing that Scott, just by washing...

And how are you doing that Scott, just by washing it?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2,210
Views: 243,286
Posted By TrailCruiser
I've had the same problem! I was following a...

I've had the same problem! I was following a track on the Touratech Rally and the Nav V had me about 100 yds displaced from the track file. The next day it worked fine. Twice now I've notice this, I...
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1,432
Views: 224,556
Posted By TrailCruiser
There is a tag in the jacket with washing...

There is a tag in the jacket with washing instructions. They indicate to dry it with normal heat s it "reactivates" the goretex.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 38,945
Posted By TrailCruiser
I am running K3s now and am up to about 2,000...

I am running K3s now and am up to about 2,000 miles. Am planning a trip to CA in late August where I'll put at least another 2,000 miles on them and will report back. Of course I'm worried about them...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-11-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,691
Posted By TrailCruiser
Thumb Yes, every word. :thumbup And I will go...

Yes, every word. :thumbup

And I will go back and study the files further, do some experimenting, and report back.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-11-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,691
Posted By TrailCruiser
Aha, someone who knows the file structure of the...

Aha, someone who knows the file structure of the Nav V, thanks very much Dan! I don't mean to disagree, but I can see my normal daily tracks in the "Active" folder on the Nav V, and they haven't been...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-11-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,691
Posted By TrailCruiser
Problem is that not all of the tracks on the unit...

Problem is that not all of the tracks on the unit are visible with that method. In BC I can see that there are lots of older tracks that simply don't show up when viewing them in the Tracks app. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2,210
Views: 243,286
Posted By TrailCruiser
Yep, checked that, but they only show up on the...

Yep, checked that, but they only show up on the unit, either in Active or Saved, back so far. The unit actually has quite a few more tracks that can be seen in BC but not seen for some reason on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2,210
Views: 243,286
Posted By TrailCruiser
Nav V owners, I started a thread over in the...

Nav V owners, I started a thread over in the "Layin' down tracks" forum on Navigator V issues/solutions. If anyone's interested it can be found HERE...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-10-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,691
Posted By TrailCruiser
BMW Navigator V: issues/solutions thread

Ok inmates, I found only two threads on the BMW Navigator V, one here in the Layin' down tracks forum and the other one in the GS forum. Lots of comments but not too many issues and solutions so I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2,210
Views: 243,286
Posted By TrailCruiser
Separate thread for specific questions?

As I continue to try to master my Navigator V I have a bunch of questions. Should I post them in this thread or start another with a clear thread title?

Specifically, and first off, I can't seem...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2,210
Views: 243,286
Posted By TrailCruiser
Navigator V track file management

I am trying to get a handle on managing my track files on my Nav V, both on the unit and via BaseCamp. I'd like to delete some superfluous tracks that I have no interest in keeping so as to conserve...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,450
Posted By TrailCruiser
I have one of these from TT and love it. It may...

I have one of these from TT and love it. It may not be apparent from the picture but it mounts using the rear seat hardware... on/off very quickly and quite stout......
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,126
Posted By TrailCruiser
Anyone know if they make one to bolt on in place...

Anyone know if they make one to bolt on in place of the stock damper on a '14? No indication on their web site.

Even though mine has the damper it still shakes its head a bit once in awhile....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,916
Posted By TrailCruiser
Ditto the above experience except that I went...

Ditto the above experience except that I went with the lower version and am glad I did. I had Pivot pegs on a KLR a while back and those are great but they don't make them in a lower version.

Be...
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