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Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,461
Posted By Sahuite
Yeah, just get out and ride it. You'll adapt. ...

Yeah, just get out and ride it. You'll adapt. It's not about stopping anyway.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,567
Posted By Sahuite
K60's are lasting well for me. Cupping some, but...

K60's are lasting well for me. Cupping some, but more duration than I expected.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4,711
Views: 724,100
Posted By Sahuite
100,000 km and figured something out

Just rode through 100,000 km, did the service and finally figured out that a thin wire through the u-joint to hold it up makes fitting the FD input and the drive shaft back together a snap - just...
Forum: Ride reports 01-03-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 104,617
Posted By Sahuite
Thanks for taking the time and effort to put up...

Thanks for taking the time and effort to put up this excellent report. Iceland!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,622
Posted By Sahuite
Might be worth checking for debris stuck in the...

Might be worth checking for debris stuck in the front brake lever from the dump in the mud if there's no handguard obstruction. Doesn't take much to cause this.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-06-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 25,810
Posted By Sahuite
Unless there's a good reason, anything colder...

Unless there's a good reason, anything colder than 60F I go where it's not - don't need to pretend I like winter anymore.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-01-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,302
Posted By Sahuite
Good to find this thread - I was just going to...

Good to find this thread - I was just going to put out feelers for a BMW shop near Wellington and found it. Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,816
Posted By Sahuite
Have you checked the oil level? It will run hot...

Have you checked the oil level? It will run hot hot hot if you're short by enough. You'll also hear louder ticking noises than usual if so. Who knows - maybe the tech who did the service lost...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,775
Posted By Sahuite
Since you had no brake lights for a bit the first...

Since you had no brake lights for a bit the first thought would be a fault in the brake light or the brake light circuit, which can cause the warning light to come on. If not that, have you checked...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,775
Posted By Sahuite
+1 on that. Check it.

+1 on that. Check it.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,216
Posted By Sahuite
When new to the GS I started out with a stock...

When new to the GS I started out with a stock regular seat and short legs.

Tiptoed around for a bit then tried a BMW low seat and hated it so went for the Sargent low. Noticed immediately that...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,690
Posted By Sahuite
Agreed on the Tourances and Anakees - strictly...

Agreed on the Tourances and Anakees - strictly street tires, with the Anakees better than the Tourances on all counts except longevity in my opinion. I've been on K60's for the last 10,000 km,...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,690
Posted By Sahuite
Take a look at the Heidenau K60's. There's a...

Take a look at the Heidenau K60's.

There's a thread here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=568324
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 83,391
Posted By Sahuite
Yeah. The images. Great shots.

Yeah. The images. Great shots.
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 83,391
Posted By Sahuite
Unique report Swamp - enjoying it a lot, the...

Unique report Swamp - enjoying it a lot, the images and the videos particularly so.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,081
Posted By Sahuite
Here's a shot of the ball bearings from my '06...

Here's a shot of the ball bearings from my '06 12GS at 45,000 miles:

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6116/6255619914_7c41bf6c0e.jpg

Note the pits on the surface of the balls - same pretty much...
Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 337,717
Posted By Sahuite
Hey Maggie - great report and a real pleasure...

Hey Maggie - great report and a real pleasure being along with you and your good spirit for the ride.

There's 14 years between me and my beauty - her mother's closer to my age than she is, and...
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 337,717
Posted By Sahuite
Maggie - This is so much fun - great to enjoy the...

Maggie - This is so much fun - great to enjoy the experience through your eyes and words. Stay safe.
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6,686
Views: 2,046,744
Posted By Sahuite
Hey Mark - great report:clap, and best wishes on...

Hey Mark - great report:clap, and best wishes on what's to come - subscribed for the long run for sure. Just found your ride and spent most of the day catching up and enjoyed every minute.

Be...
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,889
Posted By Sahuite
Ever try the Kancamangus Highway from Conway...

Ever try the Kancamangus Highway from Conway through to 302 on the way to Burlington? Pretty nice ride there, and not too much out of your way to get back home. We used it to head back home from...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-14-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By Sahuite
Thanks - tried them today, no luck.

Thanks - tried them today, no luck.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-14-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By Sahuite
Is there a good DS shop around WPB?

Hi folks.

Can anybody say where there's a good place to buy DS gear near West Palm? Trying to find a tank bag for a 12GS.

Thanks.
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,735,533
Posted By Sahuite
Really enjoying this report. Thanks Doug. Stay...

Really enjoying this report. Thanks Doug. Stay safe.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-02-2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By Sahuite
I've got it on my 12GS with heated grips and...

I've got it on my 12GS with heated grips and handguards. It works fine, but with the heat on it engages earlier, so you need less rotation than with the grips off.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 958
Posted By Sahuite
Interesting note is that I took my truck in to...

Interesting note is that I took my truck in to the local tire guys to have the snows replaced with the summer tires this spring and noticed a pronounced wobble at 80 km/hr as soon as I pulled out. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 24,078
Posted By Sahuite
The explanations and excuses are lovely to read,...

The explanations and excuses are lovely to read, but it's pure and simple bullshit that BMW hasn't got this sorted out.

We pay too much for this product to have something as basic as a fuel...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,691
Posted By Sahuite
There are lots of comments available here about...

There are lots of comments available here about the on-road capability of the TKC's, but longevity is not in the lexicon.

On the other hand the Tourances will keep going and going on pavement,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,198
Posted By Sahuite
Smith/Nephew has a very aggressive sales team. ...

Smith/Nephew has a very aggressive sales team.

As soon as your attending ortho refers you, they'll be on to you like flies, with insurance and other payment options.

The units are sold as...
Forum: Canada 09-17-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,766
Posted By Sahuite
Couldn't agree more, with both.

Couldn't agree more, with both.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,198
Posted By Sahuite
If you haven't already fully healed, ask your doc...

If you haven't already fully healed, ask your doc if this is appropriate for your break:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,634
Posted By Sahuite
I've used both and like the Anakees better. ...

I've used both and like the Anakees better.

They're usable off-road and give better grip on pavement due to the softer compound. IMO, the Tourances are strictly a street tire, not really usable...
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 590,938
Posted By Sahuite
This RR is the best.

This RR is the best.
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 590,938
Posted By Sahuite
...this is getting good.

...this is getting good.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,534
Posted By Sahuite
It's just B: ...

It's just B:

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4133/4948077817_2d7c0c9bb8.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,793
Posted By Sahuite
Same as most of the stories for me too. ...

Same as most of the stories for me too.

Got back from a 1500 mile trip during which the old StreetPilot asked to be replaced. There were no battery problems at all during the trip or before,...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-11-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,490
Posted By Sahuite
Yep, dancing all the right steps, after which the...

Yep, dancing all the right steps, after which the Zumo says hello and the charger says goodbye.

Some arcane logic prevails in the engineering department, for sure.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-11-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,490
Posted By Sahuite
Any thoughts on this?

New Zumo 550 and an '06 12GS. The first iteration was to install the Zumo 550 directly to the battery.

This worked OK, but after giving thought to cons including live terminals, possible...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-05-2010, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,216
Posted By Sahuite
I just bought a Zumo 550 with CNNT North America...

I just bought a Zumo 550 with CNNT North America preinstalled. It worked fine after I installed it on the bike.

I then started the 2011.20 update procedure and since the update is too large for...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 19,422
Posted By Sahuite
Couldn't agree more - big mistake.

Couldn't agree more - big mistake.
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 19,422
Posted By Sahuite
I'm for leaving it alone. The mods are...

I'm for leaving it alone.

The mods are doing a good job making the epic rides stickies, and the subscription feature gives us a tool to track the reports that interest us individually.

I...
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