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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 04:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,468
Posted By Travman
Same bike but a different experience with the...

Same bike but a different experience with the Airhawk. I tried it twice and each time could not get 10 miles before wanting to take it off and yes I tried various inflation levels. Felt way too...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By Travman
So I experimented a bit today. Turn key on and...

So I experimented a bit today. Turn key on and count, aux light turns off at 30 seconds every time. However, when I started the bike, they came on like clock work every time. So there goes that...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,293
Posted By Travman
I've got you by an inch plus 30lbs. I've always...

I've got you by an inch plus 30lbs. I've always set preload at 1 plus luggage when riding solo and 2 when wife is on or I'm packed for a trip. From there I adjust the setting based on road type and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 157,574
Posted By Travman
That's funny. I discounted the white from the...

That's funny. I discounted the white from the outset and finally took the blue over the green Very glad I did.




Question, is that a Touratech saddle. I researched those a bit today. Looks...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By Travman
Yep, that's the pattern I have noticed. I've not...

Yep, that's the pattern I have noticed. I've not taken a timer to it yet but if you turn on the key and delay starting the bike, the aux lights have shut off. It not a long time perhaps 3-4min at...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,476
Posted By Travman
Ok, so it's a .7 difference seat height and not...

Ok, so it's a .7 difference seat height and not the .8 I stated. I'm still not willing to give up that .7 of needed leg room. I like the Sargent seat and have owned two of them so this was a...
Forum: Vendors 07-17-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By Travman
You guys still on here. Any discount love...

You guys still on here.

Any discount love for the inmates?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By Travman
Careful when those locks are installed in the...

Careful when those locks are installed in the cases. If not done properly, they can and will fall out, even if locked. Getting a replacement is a bitch. Been waiting 7 weeks for one lock keyed to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,476
Posted By Travman
Since the Sargent is built to the GS spec, their...

Since the Sargent is built to the GS spec, their seat should be .8 lower than the GSA. They have no plans to build a taller seat. If you not willing to give up that .8" of real estate, then the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 157,574
Posted By Travman
How the hell did you make it past that on the...

How the hell did you make it past that on the A3's without them just burying into the mud and becoming solid slicks.

I have some experience (not good) with the latter. :eek1
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,503
Posted By Travman
Good to hear. I'm waiting for them to finish...

Good to hear. I'm waiting for them to finish their design on the GSAW spec seat. Hopefully by next month. What seat cover did you use, is that their Gripper material or other. If Gripper, are you...
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By Travman
If just rider and passenger and your not...

If just rider and passenger and your not concerned with distance between units, then look at the Sena SMH5. Has most of the features as the higher end units at significantly less. Been using a pair...
Forum: Vendors 07-16-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 941
Posted By Travman
Congratulations on the new store. Another reason...

Congratulations on the new store. Another reason to visit besides the Grains Bakery. I see a road trip in my future. :clap
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-13-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 56,298
Posted By Travman
Has anyone been able to replace the My Moto or...

Has anyone been able to replace the My Moto or the Compass with the Trip Computer when scrolling with the Jog Wheel? I'd even like the main screen to be an option when scrolling. Cannot seem to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 905
Posted By Travman
No real need for the dust covers. All the other...

No real need for the dust covers. All the other lock cylinders have stayed in place without issue. The dealer admitted they must have installed this one wrong and it will be replaced as a warranty...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 821
Posted By Travman
If this is such a regular occurrence that you...

If this is such a regular occurrence that you need a ready made solution for getting the bike home, I think there are other issues in play here. Just saying!
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 34,449
Posted By Travman
Not for Me

I really wanted to like these but they are not for me. Could not get used to the pads. If there are any big guys (XXL) looking for a discounted pair, I've got them posted in the flea market.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 905
Posted By Travman
Update

Update

It is 7 weeks later and still no lock cylinder replacement part. Dealer is trying to find out how they can get it and it will be free when it comes in, but this is ridiculous. Seven weeks...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,283
Posted By Travman
Low mount position.

Low mount position.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,283
Posted By Travman
Here's the measurement on the Fastway Adventure...

Here's the measurement on the Fastway Adventure peg.

http://i1372.photobucket.com/albums/ag329/tptashnik/pegJPG_zps47db98c1.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,013
Posted By Travman
True, I should have added that I could not find...

True, I should have added that I could not find lower pegs that worked for me. Most of the lower pegs I researched had smaller real estate than the stock GSA pegs.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,283
Posted By Travman
Those are the standard Fastway pegs. The Fastway...

Those are the standard Fastway pegs. The Fastway Adventure pegs are considerably larger, 4.5x2.5 I believe.

http://i1372.photobucket.com/albums/ag329/tptashnik/IMG_0353_zps1c5a4445.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,013
Posted By Travman
I find the GSA to be less affected by cross winds...

I find the GSA to be less affected by cross winds or turbulence when passing semi's. Perhaps it was due to the large shield I had on the RT.

I could not find pegs that were significantly lower....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 885
Posted By Travman
Probably the fact that the only riding he could...

Probably the fact that the only riding he could do on an RTW these days is sitting on it in the garage. :eek1
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,013
Posted By Travman
I put 21k miles on my 2011 RT and made the switch...

I put 21k miles on my 2011 RT and made the switch to the GSA in February. I find the GSA has a bit more room but you'll need 40mm bar risers if your going to stand for more than a few minutes. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 350,321
Posted By Travman
If you just starting out here, what's wrong with...

If you just starting out here, what's wrong with reading the whole thread. I did it. Think of it as a novel and start at the beginning. You'll find ways to spend your money that you would have...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,577
Posted By Travman
My 14 GSA came with the A3's and I've been happy...

My 14 GSA came with the A3's and I've been happy with them for the 3k miles. I do not have the noise issue others have spoke of and they handle very well. Off road they have handled hard dirt,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,283
Posted By Travman
No one has mentioned them, but I put on a pair of...

No one has mentioned them, but I put on a pair of the Fastway Adventure pegs. They are huge, the same size as the Blackdogs but have the adjustable screws. In the low position they are about a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,296
Posted By Travman
Yep. I only lasted a week with the seat in high...

Yep. I only lasted a week with the seat in high position front and back. Lowering the back has helped but I still slide forward and I want that height back. The seat is not bad and I can spend...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,296
Posted By Travman
Yep, confirmed that with them today. Their GS...

Yep, confirmed that with them today. Their GS seat will be about a .5" shorter than the standard GSA seat. This is a real bummer since I'm not wiling to give up valuable leg room. They have no...
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 85,489
Posted By Travman
Thank you for that suggestion. You know it's...

Thank you for that suggestion. You know it's those simple silly little mods that are staring you in the face but you never think of them, and yet they have a big impact. Took the winglets off and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By Travman
The 2014 case locks must be keyed by the factory....

The 2014 case locks must be keyed by the factory. The dealers do not have the ability to do this....yet. Dealer told me that BMW is providing a tool to the dealers to allow them to rekey as they...
Forum: Vendors 06-29-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 30,429
Posted By Travman
New Feature Request

I've been wearing LD shorts for several years. For the last month I've been testing and comparing my LD shorts to the Motoskivies. At first I liked their shorts but after several rides and walking...
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By Travman
I mounted to the chin bar several years ago. You...

I mounted to the chin bar several years ago. You can attach the mic to the inside center of the chin bar but must leave sufficient slack in the wire for when you lift the bar fully. The wire will...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By Travman
I've been waiting over 5 weeks for a lock...

I've been waiting over 5 weeks for a lock cylinder replacement and no end in sight. Dealer says that they have been zip tying cases on the bikes, when the cases do come in. The BMW Motorad supply...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By Travman
I'm ok with the wiring and would tie the seats...

I'm ok with the wiring and would tie the seats into my existing fuse block or perhaps spring for a PDM60. Looking for suggestions on the best place to mount the controller for each seat and in a way...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By Travman
Heat or No Heat

I've had a Sargent seat on the last two bikes and will be ordering these. Now the question is whether to order with heat or not. I liked having the heated seats on my RT but that was easy to wire...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,716
Posted By Travman
Remember, you can manually turn off ACS and ABS...

Remember, you can manually turn off ACS and ABS in either Enduro mode.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,483
Posted By Travman
I guess you have different expectations of your...

I guess you have different expectations of your GSA. I do not race my GSA and do not want it to perform like a supersport. I find the ESA to work fine for my riding. Sorry I do not adhere to the...
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 913
Posted By Travman
I've had mine for about 2 months now and do not...

I've had mine for about 2 months now and do not feel any hot spots. When mine first arrived I was working from home that week and just wore them around the house for 2 full days. Then we went on a...
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