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Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,203
Posted By 802mike
I heard that the TKC80 for the LC GS are in short...

I heard that the TKC80 for the LC GS are in short supply.
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By 802mike
It's normal.... I had them mounted on the...

It's normal....
I had them mounted on the fairing of my K1200RS and would go through at least one a year. Always
carried a spare on trips.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,329
Posted By 802mike
Just rode my LOWERED '15 GSA today for the first...

Just rode my LOWERED '15 GSA today for the first time. :clap
Also '14 GSs have lighter crank.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-06-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,368
Posted By 802mike
Bristol, picking up the new GSA this week, but...

Bristol, picking up the new GSA this week, but will have some farkeling to do before riding much.
First trip is planned for mid May to the Bristol, VA area where we'll stay for a week and day trip...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 941
Posted By 802mike
Still waiting

I've ordered the same bike and it's a month late so far. Last week it was in Georgia waiting release from Maersk. I did
get an explanation from a BMW rep that ships had been diverted from west coast...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 615
Views: 82,201
Posted By 802mike
Mine is on the boat, expected in on the 20th but...

Mine is on the boat, expected in on the 20th but the dealer said plan on another week.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,141
Posted By 802mike
Great idea except the bungees! I know two people...

Great idea except the bungees! I know two people that have crashed because of them.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By 802mike
GSW Trailer Hitch

I've ordered a '15 GSA (lowered) and thinking about making a hitch to pull my Unigo trailer. I'm wondering if the new tranny
and clutch are going to handle it. Is anyone pulling a trailer with one...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,334
Posted By 802mike
I'm about the same size as you and have been...

I'm about the same size as you and have been riding a '12 GSA with a low Sargent seat. I barely get by by lowering the suspension. I've ordered a '15 GSA with lowered suspension. The GSA lowered...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,192
Posted By 802mike
I'm doing the same trade and they told me it...

I'm doing the same trade and they told me it would not work.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,300
Posted By 802mike
I've ordered one and can't wait to try it. My...

I've ordered one and can't wait to try it. My understanding is that it will be the same height as the standard GS but the seat
has about an inch more padding. I haven't had a chance to sit on a...
Forum: The Garage 12-14-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,070
Posted By 802mike
I'd try to hit the meat of the block and use a...

I'd try to hit the meat of the block and use a good impact driver to set them.
A trick my dad used to do was have a bar of soap close by and stick the screw
into it before driving it in.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 864
Posted By 802mike
Also found this: ...

Also found this:
http://www.bmw-motorrad.ca/ca/en/index.html?content=http://www.bmw-motorrad.ca/ca/en/technology_detail/suspension/dynamic_ESA.html&notrack=1
Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 864
Posted By 802mike
Thanks, I'd heard it had gyro also.

Thanks, I'd heard it had gyro also.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 864
Posted By 802mike
2015 GSA Modes Explained Please

I can't seem to find it......
Does this bike have the lean angle gyro in it plus wheelie and traction control?
Point me to the thread if it's already here.
TY
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,571
Posted By 802mike
Do any of them work with the front fender...

Do any of them work with the front fender extender?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,725
Posted By 802mike
I'm paying list for the bike and getting 20% off...

I'm paying list for the bike and getting 20% off of accessories plus free 600 mile service.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 669
Posted By 802mike
Lowering 2012 GS Adventure

Sorry, I couldn't find a thread on this. If there is one please point me there.

I'm thinking of replacing the ESA shocks on my 2012 GSA with Standard GS ESA ones to lower it a little
more. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,196
Posted By 802mike
I tap into the low beam wire. The power is off...

I tap into the low beam wire. The power is off until the bike starts. Thread the wire through the vent hole and solder it to
the hot wire.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,226
Posted By 802mike
Well, it's been awhile. Anything new out there?

Well, it's been awhile. Anything new out there?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-12-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,573
Posted By 802mike
The PDR is a great ride. I haven't ridden it in a...

The PDR is a great ride. I haven't ridden it in a few years and I'm sure it's changed, but I mapped the original route from North Troy to Northfield. Back then Muriel and I were the only campers to...
Forum: Vendors 05-12-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By 802mike
Try uship.com.

Try uship.com.
Forum: Australia 04-25-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,185
Posted By 802mike
I've pulled a Unigo behind a K1200RS and then a...

I've pulled a Unigo behind a K1200RS and then a '09 R1200GS. For the RS I
bought the hitch from Unigo. For the GS… well, you can read about it here:...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,964
Posted By 802mike
No, it's not something I could do. The new owner...

No, it's not something I could do. The new owner can if they like.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,964
Posted By 802mike
Maybe I'd make it so I could keep the mud guard...

Maybe I'd make it so I could keep the mud guard on but not a big deal. The
hitch goes on and off pretty easily as I only used it a few rallies a year. I like
to take it off when not in use.
As...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,964
Posted By 802mike
This hitch is for sale now. Email me @...

This hitch is for sale now.
Email me @ mcous1129@yahoo.com
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,226
Posted By 802mike
Do you actually hook up the safety chain on the...

Do you actually hook up the safety chain on the hitch?
I do mine, with a bread tie.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,226
Posted By 802mike
I don't see how you can easily make this work....

I don't see how you can easily make this work. The wheel will move up and
down. A LOT!!! Not to mention the pull-push and twist strain the trailer will
put on the on the rear end.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,226
Posted By 802mike
Sorry, I haven't been following this forum much...

Sorry, I haven't been following this forum much lately ("life changes").
I made the hitch myself with the final welding and powder coating being done
by others. Here's a link to the thread I...
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2013, 02:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,404
Posted By 802mike
So the original mono cable I got from the Radar...

So the original mono cable I got from the Radar Detector Superstor was
defective. I did return it and got my money back finally.

As for customer service at the Radar Detector Superstor it's,...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,404
Posted By 802mike
Thanks, I ordered another one. I believe the one...

Thanks, I ordered another one. I believe the one I have was defective and will
return it.
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,404
Posted By 802mike
Escort doesn't sell it, The Radar Detector...

Escort doesn't sell it, The Radar Detector Superstore does though and they're
the ones I've been trying to get to help.
They have agreed to take the cord back and refund my $35 but that doesn't ...
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,404
Posted By 802mike
I've done all that and everything checks out but...

I've done all that and everything checks out but the ground loop isolator.
I'm using a dbl male stereo plug from the radar detector to the female
plug in the box of the isolator.
They're just...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,404
Posted By 802mike
Sena SMH10/SM10 and Escort 8500 X50 Problem

I can't get my Sena SM10 and Escort 8500 X50 to work. I ordered a ground loop
isolator and I can faintly hear it in one ear went I'm in the living room.
Radar Detector Superstore hasn't returned...
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,060
Posted By 802mike
I have a SMH-10 and a SM-10. Couldn't upgrade the...

I have a SMH-10 and a SM-10. Couldn't upgrade the firmware on my MAC.
Is that still the case?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2013, 03:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,855
Posted By 802mike
I have one of these for sale if anyone is...

I have one of these for sale if anyone is looking.
PM me.
Mike
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2013, 03:05 AM
Replies: 11,475
Views: 2,267,667
Posted By 802mike
Maybe it's been discussed before in this thread....

Maybe it's been discussed before in this thread. If it has, I can't find it with
the "sucky search". And, I'm not bored enough to read every post in it.

I noticed that the new GS only puts out...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-05-2013, 05:29 AM
Replies: 4,424
Views: 301,895
Posted By 802mike
Sooner or later you're going to run out of road...

Sooner or later you're going to run out of road signs to tag and have to grab something interesting.
How about something worth traveling to see!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 11,475
Views: 2,267,667
Posted By 802mike
Cruise Control

Saw the bike at the Montreal Show this weekend. Most exciting thing for me
was that it has cruise control. :clap
BMW did listen. :ear
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-16-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,978
Posted By 802mike
Five gallon plastic pails with a piece of wood as...

Five gallon plastic pails with a piece of wood as a ramp. Spread some peanut butter around the inside about four inches down. Some say just put some food in the bottom.
LMK how it works for you.
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