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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 11:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By Gruesome
If I understand correctly, the colored dots at...

If I understand correctly, the colored dots at the bottom are switches to +12V, with the +12V coming from low beam. I think the positive line for the pdm60 relay should go to terminal 86, not 85,...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 07:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,266
Posted By Gruesome
If the dealer lets you try it on the bike, check...

If the dealer lets you try it on the bike, check for noise at your typical commute speed. I was disappointed by a Schuberth, because it was just as noisy as my Caberg. It was quieter in free air, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 909
Posted By Gruesome
neither

My understanding is that if you have a choice you want to avoid the period from late 2002 (servo brakes, dual spark) to 2007 (end of servo brakes).
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 691
Posted By Gruesome
Handlebar rotation is also very important, in...

Handlebar rotation is also very important, in order to get your wrists straight in the horizontal plane (left-right). On my bike I raised and brought back the bars, and then rotated them forward a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,221
Posted By Gruesome
standard compact Nautilus, or 300Hz Stebel truck horn

Just so people are aware of the alternatives, there is also a 300Hz compact truck horn available from Stebel. It seems just as loud as the dual tone horn, but slightly more pleasant, and thus maybe...
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,250
Posted By Gruesome
still happy with waterproof leather

Since it seems we are already happily mixing the $100 and the $1000 suggestions, let me advertise the Atlantis again. Allows you to just ignore the rain. No worrying before you leave, no stopping and...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,715
Posted By Gruesome
Not to drift to much off topic, but the LED...

Not to drift to much off topic, but the LED strips I put up high on the handguards seem to have helped with late lane changers and people pulling out. That and the high beam. So I think there are...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,805
Posted By Gruesome
Probably the kit lens, since sometimes having the...

Probably the kit lens, since sometimes having the extra width comes really handy, and 55mm also gives a bit more reach. The Nikon kit lenses are not that bad, optically. I have tried using only one...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By Gruesome
Very nice! That being said, I hope I never have...

Very nice! That being said, I hope I never have to do this. What happened to your telelever?

Nitpicking/correction (since you asked for it): conduction, not convection.
(Convection is heat...
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,295
Posted By Gruesome
My sig line clearly does not have the right...

My sig line clearly does not have the right colors for conspicuity!!
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,295
Posted By Gruesome
Hi Bronco, all the details are in the first link...

Hi Bronco, all the details are in the first link in my signature line, that's why I didn't repeat that information. The signature link leads to this post:...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 182,256
Posted By Gruesome
LED handguard strips

I hope I hadn't posted this yet in this thread...

With a sufficiently loose definition of 'made' these should qualify: a while ago I glued some LED strips to my handguards. ...
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,295
Posted By Gruesome
Yellow/amber probably stands out most for...

Yellow/amber probably stands out most for front-facing lights, but white is not bad either. ...
Forum: Vendors 04-27-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 881
Views: 125,678
Posted By Gruesome
H1mesh fit for R1150GS?

I'm very interested to learn how the new mesh H1 fit into the R1150GS housings. With the old H1s some metal work was required, if I understand correctly. Do the new ones fit more similar to a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By Gruesome
If it were the front brake, and the earlier...

If it were the front brake, and the earlier ABS-2, I'd understand how the air bubbles migrated to the reservoir.
But a) I think servo ABS has separate circuits to and from the ABS unit, and b) for...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By Gruesome
telelever = faster stopping

Just came across this ADAC (german automobile club) test of ABS brakes (http://www.adac.de/infotestrat/tests/motorrad-roller/motorrad_abs_2011/default.aspx?ComponentId=83422&SourcePageId=31831): the...
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,347
Posted By Gruesome
I'm wearing my Atlantis suit over normal...

I'm wearing my Atlantis suit over normal clothing. That suit is not really what I would call a money saver. Very comfy though.
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,930
Posted By Gruesome
These BMW jeans were the worst performers in the...

These BMW jeans were the worst performers in the ADAC (german automobile club) drop abrasion test: (http://www.adac.de/infotestrat/tests/motorrad-roller/motorradbekleidung_2014/default.aspx)...
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 29,436
Posted By Gruesome
Sorry, I haven't seen it in person. From what I...

Sorry, I haven't seen it in person. From what I have read it is not too different from the previous Atlantis 4 model, and the changes might actually take care of one of the few minor complaints I...
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,328
Posted By Gruesome
Multiplying by 10 is too hard?? The weight force...

Multiplying by 10 is too hard?? The weight force of a kilogram on earth (this force is also called a kilopond) is 9.81 Newton, which is 2% off of 10. [9.81 meter per second squared is the free fall...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,002
Posted By Gruesome
My 1150gs came with migsel footpegs (link to 1100...

My 1150gs came with migsel footpegs (link to 1100 version (http://www.migsel.com/store/index.php?_a=viewProd&productId=28)). I like the more relaxed leg angles. Initially the serrations chewed up my...
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,243
Posted By Gruesome
Almost got me; then I noticed the date: April...

Almost got me; then I noticed the date: April Fools!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 672
Posted By Gruesome
Maybe something (sliding pins?) is corroding in...

Maybe something (sliding pins?) is corroding in the calipers, and/or the pistons are starting to seize? I assume it's safe to apply WD40, but better double-check; in any case that's what I would try...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,414
Posted By Gruesome
bad info out there on compatible belts

Whatever you do, don't use the Goodyear etc. cross reference tables mentioned in http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=66303&page=3. A lot of them are only good to the nearest inch, and...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By Gruesome
I'd check all fuses. A few threads above is a...

I'd check all fuses. A few threads above is a discussion on how a 2001 doesn't have a high beam fuse in the manual, but does in reality: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1049638
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 29,436
Posted By Gruesome
The Atlantis 3 gloves are definitely not winter...

The Atlantis 3 gloves are definitely not winter gloves. I bought them as summer rain gloves. I use different gloves for cold (30s/40s) days in spring and fall.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By Gruesome
Right side throttle cable not fully seated?

Right side throttle cable not fully seated?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 712
Views: 92,467
Posted By Gruesome
final drive minder

Is anybody else using the final drive minder? It is now available as a commercial part: http://www.werksparts.com/Final_Drive_Minder.php
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=846103
With...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,015
Posted By Gruesome
Roger, he wants to mount it with power routed...

Roger, he wants to mount it with power routed through a push button. If such a VM really draws a lot of current, it would be important to minimize voltage drop along the power line from the battery...
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,226
Posted By Gruesome
Very good points made by AbqDave. Any boots are...

Very good points made by AbqDave. Any boots are better than no boots. Impact protectors diffuse the energy of the initial fall from riding height onto the asphalt or concrete, no matter at what...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,728
Posted By Gruesome
Sounds like the PO already wired the stebel...

Sounds like the PO already wired the stebel through a relay, and you should leave good enough alone. Having the relay in a protected location seems like a good choice to me. It's not like you want to...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,862
Posted By Gruesome
Cool2 Just imagine: with the old bikes we had to do all...

Just imagine: with the old bikes we had to do all of this by hand! Constantly your ol' noggin would do the most complicated non-linear gymnastics, listen to the engine, check the road condition, use...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,685
Posted By Gruesome
It works much better if you tell the phone which...

It works much better if you tell the phone which language you are intending to write in.
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,360
Posted By Gruesome
Congrats! Let's hope it rains soon in your neck...

Congrats! Let's hope it rains soon in your neck of the woods so you can report on water tightness etc.
Here it's zero degrees, and anything is waterproof, just by virtue of the thick ice layer...
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 704
Views: 221,793
Posted By Gruesome
I conclude your high beam works, but the cyclops...

I conclude your high beam works, but the cyclops lights don't seem to make any discernible difference. Did you upload the same pic three times?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,150
Posted By Gruesome
That's pretty hilarious. Are you guys practicing...

That's pretty hilarious. Are you guys practicing for some comedy act?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,852
Posted By Gruesome
http://www.largiader.com/abs/absfault.html

http://www.largiader.com/abs/absfault.html
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,016
Posted By Gruesome
I'm not sure it applies to neck pain, but it's...

I'm not sure it applies to neck pain, but it's certainly important for wrist/ carpal tunnel pain: besides bringing the bar up and possibly back to fit your natural riding position and arm length, you...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,219
Posted By Gruesome
LEDs (solid state) certainly get less hot than...

LEDs (solid state) certainly get less hot than anything operating with a heated wire or an electric arc.
Forum: Equipment 01-02-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,360
Posted By Gruesome
The picture I saw showed 'Harley-Davidson' at the...

The picture I saw showed 'Harley-Davidson' at the top, and 'FXRG' below it.

But apparently there is also a midweight version with fewer vents, and a much larger logo:...
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