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Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,885
Posted By SplatteredBugs
As you'll see soon, the Sargent is great!

Have had mine since 2009 and with 10,000 miles on the Sargent low option (I ride 3 bikes, so cut me some slack), it was by far the best mod. Stock seat was torture and now my tank runs dry before I...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,551
Posted By SplatteredBugs
I do not take issue with advice on wait and see,...

I do not take issue with advice on wait and see, nor on the buy-it-and-enjoy-it-now approach. This is just a note on the "why" side of things: Boxers have other attributes, which are other reasons...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,940
Posted By SplatteredBugs
Heh heh that was my first thought, but I didn't...

Heh heh that was my first thought, but I didn't post it. oh...uh.... :smile6
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,129
Posted By SplatteredBugs
:rofl Try a Ducati with the pipes under your...

:rofl
Try a Ducati with the pipes under your boys to boot. A ride a day keeps the babies away.

On a serious note for the OP, I noticed the same thing with my '09 GS. I never really felt the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,196
Posted By SplatteredBugs
Ah. Was expecting a picture of a different...

Ah. Was expecting a picture of a different subject. :evil

Cool idea for mounting a couple of M60s... :D
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2010, 05:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 20,950
Posted By SplatteredBugs
Rukka

Sorry I didn't see this thread earlier. i have the Rukka Windstopper Hood (http://www.rukka.com/lfashion/rukka/rukkawww.nsf/vwpagesbyparentunid/AC1490996A2ACFDCC225764600457A1B?OpenDocument)and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2010, 04:25 AM
Replies: 855
Views: 356,559
Posted By SplatteredBugs
I got MFW bolt-on pegs from Twisted Throttle and...

I got MFW bolt-on pegs from Twisted Throttle and they are excellent.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2010, 07:03 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,584
Posted By SplatteredBugs
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-02-2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,584
Posted By SplatteredBugs
Opinions are like...:evil These seem to be...

Opinions are like...:evil

These seem to be very black-and-white statements, no? Some people would like to introduce their children to:
the pillion at a very young age,
skiing shortly after...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-13-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,359
Posted By SplatteredBugs
What I want to figure out is where the iPhone...

What I want to figure out is where the iPhone Beatthetraffic app gets its data, because it is darn good (and definitely NOT XM).
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,662
Posted By SplatteredBugs
I bought a GS; wish I bought a GSA. Reasons: ...

I bought a GS; wish I bought a GSA. Reasons: tiny gas tank in GS, and it ended up costing me more for the crash bars and other crap I put on it anyway. :evil

Buy the one you like better...for...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-01-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,359
Posted By SplatteredBugs
+1 In regard to the traffic, XM traffic is...

+1

In regard to the traffic, XM traffic is horrible (at least around Boston). I have noticed the problem over the past few years with the recorded info on the verbal XM Traffic channels in my...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,875
Posted By SplatteredBugs
Mike, I went from the previous generation...

Mike,

I went from the previous generation Arai Corsair to the current HJC FS-15 Carbon Fiber helmet, which is somewhere in the low $400 area, which is not cheap, but definitely a bargain for this...
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2010, 06:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,459
Posted By SplatteredBugs
Thumb Tale, AutoCom is alive and well. I just...

Tale,

AutoCom is alive and well. I just bought a new setup 3 months ago. I had similar frustrations to yours and after speaking with AutoCom in the UK, I called Keith at TTC, Inc....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,584
Posted By SplatteredBugs
This is where I got my daughter's gear. Great...

This is where I got my daughter's gear. Great customer service!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,584
Posted By SplatteredBugs
My $0.02: it's up to you and your wife. My...

My $0.02: it's up to you and your wife. My daughter loves to ride and the time together is very special for us both. She is under 10 and I have installed custom pegs so that she can comfortably...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2010, 07:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,794
Posted By SplatteredBugs
What do you mean? If you mean what parts,...

What do you mean?

If you mean what parts, see my post above.
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2010, 06:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,794
Posted By SplatteredBugs
Unknown re: Top Gear TTC is one of the...

Unknown re: Top Gear

TTC is one of the Autocom distributors (listed on their site) and they know our bikes. After finding out what I needed from Autocom corporate to do what I decided upon, I...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2010, 06:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,794
Posted By SplatteredBugs
iPhone answering

On the Zumo 660 a button pops up on screen--550 must work the same way.
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,794
Posted By SplatteredBugs
Success! ...and with Phone via Zumo Bluetooth, too.

Guys, if you need anything having to do with Autocom, I suggest you call Keith at TTC, Inc. at 918-446-2245. I have no affiliation other than being an extremely satisfied customer. Between...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,794
Posted By SplatteredBugs
AFAIK, you are correct in your impression. I do...

AFAIK, you are correct in your impression. I do not wish to use the GPS interface for the phone, so am probably going a different way than you are.

I think I have found a little more information...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,794
Posted By SplatteredBugs
Query in to Max and Autocom

Great thread! I have a 660 and an iPhone and coincidentally am in the process of trying to order a Super Pro Automatic (SPA), so I have posed this same question to the captioned. Rose at Max didn't...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 651
Posted By SplatteredBugs
My preference (and what I use on my 2009 GS, and...

My preference (and what I use on my 2009 GS, and mult. other vehicles) is for the Deltran BatteryTender Plus, ideally wired directly to the battery with the SAE. All parts needed come with the...
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,060
Posted By SplatteredBugs
One of the best products I have. I have 3 single...

One of the best products I have. I have 3 single units and one double for various bikes/cars, and a number of relatives who have them now. 2 of my vehicles are plugged in right now. Glad to hear...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2009, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 605
Posted By SplatteredBugs
GPS can mount on GS without anything except RAM

I have a Garmin Zumo 660 mounted with the simple clamp-on RAM mount that came with it. I clamped that to my 2009 12GS's stock windshield "bar" that runs just above the instrument cluster. The nav...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2009, 05:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,534
Posted By SplatteredBugs
+1 And yes, it can recharge a battery but takes...

+1 And yes, it can recharge a battery but takes a while.
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,707
Posted By SplatteredBugs
I bought an HJC helmet with the Pinlock visor and...

I bought an HJC helmet with the Pinlock visor and the inserts are unbelievable and have been fog free in all of the situations you describe. That said, staves seems to have more experience in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,820
Posted By SplatteredBugs
It's a blast. Ride one back to back with other...

It's a blast. Ride one back to back with other bikes and you'll see.

Here's my story. 4 years since selling a Hayabusa and an R1150R because I wasn't using them, I went bike shopping. Cost...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,079
Posted By SplatteredBugs
Around $425 for an '09 GS.

Around $425 for an '09 GS.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,137
Posted By SplatteredBugs
I still struggle to understand how a simple bunch...

I still struggle to understand how a simple bunch of plastic and CCF can cost $600, and take 6 weeks to get, but yes it was worth it to me.

I'm 40 and in decent shape and with the stock (normal...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,137
Posted By SplatteredBugs
I'm 5'8" and have a 29" inseam; the height is...

I'm 5'8" and have a 29" inseam; the height is absolutely no issue. With the stock regular seat, I could put my toes and balls of my feet down and didn't have any problem other than the miserably...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2009, 02:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,474
Posted By SplatteredBugs
No interference! Wife=5'10" no clearance...

No interference!

Wife=5'10" no clearance issues around BMW side cases (2009 GS).

Daughter=3'10" no clearance issues around BMW side cases (and use MFW footpegs and mounts...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2009, 05:14 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,703
Posted By SplatteredBugs
Thanks for all of the answers! As a1atcs amd...

Thanks for all of the answers! As a1atcs amd MoxNix point out/show, it looks like I'm light a spark plug wrench from my already ridiculously minimal kit. I have ESA so I understand not having the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2009, 09:34 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,703
Posted By SplatteredBugs
Cry Is this the new GS toolkit ?

Those many weeks ago when I picked up a 2009 R1200GS, I neglected to check under the seat for the toolkit. It wasn't there, so the dealer ordered a new one.

Since I haven't purchased a new R bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,117
Posted By SplatteredBugs
I think you mean the TPMS, right?

I think you mean the TPMS, right?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2009, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 755
Posted By SplatteredBugs
+1, $1,000 off plus there was an additional BMW...

+1, $1,000 off plus there was an additional BMW incentive of $1,500 on the GS, but that looks like it's gone now.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2009, 05:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,687
Posted By SplatteredBugs
I think the answer, as you pointed out in your...

I think the answer, as you pointed out in your post (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=10112132&postcount=10) 2 days ago, is that you love your GS. :wink:

In case that was a serious...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,117
Posted By SplatteredBugs
I have an '09 GS with all of the toys except the...

I have an '09 GS with all of the toys except the alarm. The onboard computer is great, I like the MPG and distance-to-empty data. :wink:

ASC, on the road so far, seems to have been a waste of...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2009, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,732
Posted By SplatteredBugs
It does. Good point. I have been thinking...

It does.
Good point. I have been thinking about that, but the primary purpose of the Coocase order was the keyless remote for locking/un-.[/quote]
I'm looking forward to trying one out.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2009, 08:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,732
Posted By SplatteredBugs
Good luck and congratulations on the new bike!

Good luck and congratulations on the new bike!
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