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Forum: Equipment 12-11-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 36,413
Posted By cug
Same here. I have the Keron 3 (non GT) and on...

Same here. I have the Keron 3 (non GT) and on good ground I only ever use 4 or 6 pegs. I only use more if the weather gets bad.

Setting up takes me longer as I always store and set outer and...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2,228
Views: 388,085
Posted By cug
I know I'm the outsider here, but I find that...

I know I'm the outsider here, but I find that thing fugly. Really, really bad. It looks like a cross between a Suzuki Gladius and Yamaha FZ-09. Gone is the distinguished elegance.
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1,441
Views: 237,900
Posted By cug
If you know the right sizes you can order from...

If you know the right sizes you can order from Bikerland or directly from Stadler. That's what I did.
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,800
Posted By cug
No idea. Honda claims that they actually turn off...

No idea. Honda claims that they actually turn off after a turn, not just after a period of time/distance. My BMW signals turn off after a certain distance. Works well enough for me to not have them...
Forum: Americas 09-22-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 677
Posted By cug
Oh, we do get out of the Bay Area. Quite often...

Oh, we do get out of the Bay Area. Quite often actually. But normally either with my car (gas) or our motorcycles. Not with her car.

And also, if the destination is far away - flying is generally...
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 109,016
Posted By cug
It's a very personal thing how people perceive...

It's a very personal thing how people perceive vibration from motorcycles. It depends on riding style, whether you are sensitive to high or low frequency vibration, your typical riding speed and so...
Forum: Americas 09-18-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 677
Posted By cug
Thanks for the hints, guys! Really appreciated!

Thanks for the hints, guys! Really appreciated!
Forum: Americas 09-18-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 677
Posted By cug
:norton

:norton
Forum: Americas 09-18-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 677
Posted By cug
Sometimes there are different fill nozzles for...

Sometimes there are different fill nozzles for large truck vs. cars. We have never left the Bay Area with the TDI, that's why I was asking.

But I agree: there are panel vans, small trucks, Fxxx...
Forum: Americas 09-17-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 677
Posted By cug
Question: Diesel No 2 Availability in the Midwest

Hey Guys - I know that this is a weird question here on ADVRider, but maybe you have some good insight ... my wife is planning a coast to coast trip in October and wants to take her Golf TDI. She's...
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,800
Posted By cug
Because these are the first ones to cancel after...

Because these are the first ones to cancel after a turn, not just after a period of time or distance.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 386,990
Posted By cug
As I said, check the thread link I posted, I...

As I said, check the thread link I posted, I haven't seen ANY of the major issues pop up more than 1 to 5 times. So, in terms of actual failures, the numbers are very low for the number of bikes...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 386,990
Posted By cug
Ah, so that's just a couple weeks out then if I...

Ah, so that's just a couple weeks out then if I go by his behavior in the German forum. Great. That'll work ...

Didn't know about the ignore and PM part, that might explain why my inbox is nice...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,400
Posted By cug
Forever is quite a long time ...

Forever is quite a long time ...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 386,990
Posted By cug
In case you missed it: ...

In case you missed it:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1004037

That is basically a summary of everything I read here and on a German forum. Don't let the list of issues make you...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 386,990
Posted By cug
To be honest: the BS people like ta-rider are...

To be honest: the BS people like ta-rider are writing is one thing, but being excited about 5,600 miles is another. If that was 56,000 miles I could understand excitement, but 5,600 (that's also...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 51,085
Posted By cug
It's really hard for me to describe, but I give...

It's really hard for me to describe, but I give it a try:

With the GS OEM seat I always had that "numb feeling" after a few hours. With the Skiveez I had the issue that I not only had numb...
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 51,085
Posted By cug
For me, they made riding on the stock seat WORSE...

For me, they made riding on the stock seat WORSE than any other underwear I have used when riding. LDComfort don't work all too well for me either, I generally prefer Merino wool.

It's not that...
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 51,085
Posted By cug
It was in a hotel three weeks ago. I was so...

It was in a hotel three weeks ago. I was so pissed off and annoyed I didn't even want to bring them back home. So, what's done is done, I can only say - not everything works for everybody. Don't...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 386,990
Posted By cug
Don't feed him, please, just filter the guy. He...

Don't feed him, please, just filter the guy. He won't stop. He has been spreading BS all over the German board for a while ...
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 51,085
Posted By cug
I got a pair and after an eight hour ride threw...

I got a pair and after an eight hour ride threw it in the trash about 5 minutes after I got into the hotel room. Worse than any "normal" underwear I have. Next day I got a Bill Mayer seat and rode...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 31,075
Posted By cug
Mine is basically unusable if I put don't put it...

Mine is basically unusable if I put don't put it high in the front and low in the rear. But the whole seat looks and fits like it is meant to be used that way. Kind of defeats the purpose if the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 31,075
Posted By cug
Do you also have to put the rear in the low and...

Do you also have to put the rear in the low and the front in the high position? I also went with different stitching:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,731
Posted By cug
No import duties on motorcycle parts to the US as...

No import duties on motorcycle parts to the US as far as I know.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,731
Posted By cug
Actually, I think you are quite wrong with that....

Actually, I think you are quite wrong with that. But that's personal opinion. I just shop somewhere else. Explicitly and never ever at Touratech USA.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,731
Posted By cug
That's why I didn't say they are, I said "it...

That's why I didn't say they are, I said "it seems they are" and I qualified it with the fact that I have no idea what they are paying for the stuff.

But to be honest: retailers in Germany sell...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,731
Posted By cug
I don't this has ANYTHING to do with it or it...

I don't this has ANYTHING to do with it or it would apply to EVERY other retailer as well.

Without knowing what the pay for the parts it's hard to say whether they are greedy or whether Touratech...
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,881
Posted By cug
I should have written "Maps" instead of "maps"....

I should have written "Maps" instead of "maps". Would that have made it clearer that I'm totally aware that you don't need data to use it as a GPS? I have even written it in the paragraph you quoted,...
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,881
Posted By cug
All valid points, but some things to consider: ...

All valid points, but some things to consider:


GPS is very hard on the battery, as is the high resolution, very bright screen. So you need to wire the phone to a power supply.
At least up...
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 109,016
Posted By cug
Any single sided swingarm can do that. It was...

Any single sided swingarm can do that. It was already super easy on my '93 Honda VFR.
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 109,016
Posted By cug
This argument is always brought up and it is not...

This argument is always brought up and it is not a really good one. Something that needs to be taken care of at least somewhat regularly is something that a few folks don't want on their bikes. I...
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,832
Posted By cug
After two very different get offs where I hurt my...

After two very different get offs where I hurt my lower legs (bad bruises) I use the highest boot I can handle comfortably. I also try to use the most protective, but right now settled for Sidi...
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 109,016
Posted By cug
And you know that how? I'm still surprised...

And you know that how?

I'm still surprised at what interesting schemes people can pull out of thin air.
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,196
Posted By cug
I wouldn't buy a new suit just for riding some of...

I wouldn't buy a new suit just for riding some of Northern California in September. Sure it can be hot in the central parts, but it will be cool in the mornings, cool in the evenings, cool at the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 109,016
Posted By cug
The GT is a*(sport) tourer. People who ride BMW...

The GT is a*(sport) tourer. People who ride BMW tourers don't want to carry chain lube or even think about lubing or adjusting a chain. And it doesn't matter whether other people consider both...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,628
Posted By cug
You have some photos of that?

You have some photos of that?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,400
Posted By cug
Check whether you have a lemon law - wherever you...

Check whether you have a lemon law - wherever you are. If yes, consider invoking that.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,442
Posted By cug
Once each.

Once each.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,544
Posted By cug
That'll be very interesting to hear. I...

That'll be very interesting to hear.



I have this similar. And there are two particular corners where I can nicely test this as they are easy to see whether there is any traffic, no bumps or...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,442
Posted By cug
The new Jesse latches are shown on the GS in the...

The new Jesse latches are shown on the GS in the photo above. The latch grabs the "head" of a pin coming from the case and pulls the lid onto the rubber seal that is around the lid opening.

Now,...
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