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Forum: Equipment 04-20-2004, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 590
Posted By townboy
reading glasses for helmet visor

Sadly, my near vision is fading fast and its becoming difficult to read my GPS will riding. :cry Has anyone seen any kind of device that will attached to the bottom of a face shield that will...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2004, 07:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,127
Posted By townboy
Me Too!!!!

I just turned 10,000 miles on my 04 GS Adventure and have had the exactly the same shifting issues from day one. I thought it would go away after the break in and I think its decreasing a bit. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2004, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 804
Posted By townboy
I borrowed one of the spoilers from a buddy and I...

I borrowed one of the spoilers from a buddy and I really couldn't tell that it did much on my Adventure. I got the Tobinators and it had a much greater impact. Good luck.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2004, 07:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,205
Posted By townboy
Thumb Signal Minder is the ticket

I also preferred the one switch on-off. The Signalminder gives you that as well is running light options and a timed auto-off feature. The first one I received was defective but the guys at Kisan...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2004, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 816
Posted By townboy
Question Adventure Model for R1200GS

Anyone hear of an Adventure model for the new R1200GS???
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2003, 12:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,762
Posted By townboy
Finally Made the choice

I ended up going with the Aerostich Darian Lite (in tan) without the liner. Not a cheap solution, but I did 1000 miles with it this weekend (with an electirc liner) and it worked out pretty well. I...
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2003, 03:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,512
Posted By townboy
Bluhduh ER-6 Etymotics replacements??

I have tried several types of speakers including helmet speakers. The helmet speakers were the worse because to hear well at speed, you have to turn them up really load. This, combined with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2003, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By townboy
Thanks for Information

I have the "Roads of Texas" and the Garmin Topo stuff. Navigation wise, we should be alright.

Arch....Nice tread. My buddy had already found it and sent it to me yesterday. However, I didn't...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2003, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By townboy
Question GS Riding Suggestions: Comstock TX Area

A buddy and I are heading out to the Comstock, Texas area for a little GS riding and camping this weekend. Unfortunately, we only have one full day for riding the back roads. Any suggestions on...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2003, 05:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,620
Posted By townboy
Light Grill

At over $100, its WAY over-priced. However, too cool looking on the bike for me to pass up.
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2003, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By townboy
problem

talked with them today and they said send it back and they will replace it. jcj
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2003, 01:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,762
Posted By townboy
rukka jacket $$$$

Thanks for the info el_cid. Is $649 the SALE price for the rukka AirPower jacket????? That's the price listing in their website.
thx.....Jim in Houston
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2003, 09:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,762
Posted By townboy
Jacket

Hi Vincent....Just to make sure....are you refering to the Darian Lite Jacket.
thx
Jim in Houston
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2003, 07:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,762
Posted By townboy
aerostitch Darian Lite Jacket

That Darian lite jacket looks like the ticket. How do you feel about its "protection" factor vs a heavier, more armored jacket and how is it for wet weather riding.

thx jcj
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2003, 06:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,762
Posted By townboy
Question Jacket Recommendations for Houston

I'm looking for a good, all-around jacket that would be suitable for riding in the Houston, Texas area (and beyond). I have both leather and mesh jackets as well as rain gear but would prefer a one...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2003, 03:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,728
Posted By townboy
Wrap them pipes

Motocross boots are great except if you want to go somewhere where you might want to walk. I got some pipe insulation (1"), cut to fit, and attached with lock ties. Works great and looks rough.
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2003, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By townboy
Bluhduh GS Adv Signalminder Problem

I've installed the Signalminder module on my 04 GS Adventure. I really like the running light option as well as the manual "same switch" turn signal cancellation.

My problem is that the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2003, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By townboy
Pissed Bogus downshift from 6th to 5th

Aside from my original posting of the shifting problem when going from from 2nd to 3rd, yesterday I experienced the problem of the involuntary (sp?) downshift from 6th to 5th previously mentiioned in...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2003, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By townboy
Tranny Oil & clutchless

Thanks Ant Ware....interesting observation about the sensitivity of the transmission oil. I will probably try to wait until the 6000 mile service point before changing it unless the problem gets...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2003, 04:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By townboy
Question Shifting Problem on '04 GSAdv

My new GSAdv has about 4000 miles now. I am finding that under semi-hard acceleration, sometimes nothing will happen when I attempt to shift from 2nd to 3rd. If I get off the throttle and let the...
Forum: Equipment 10-26-2003, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 894
Posted By townboy
Installed mine today

Installed my Tobinator today on my '04 GSAdv. At 6'3'', I had been experiencing an annoying amount of buffeting. While I have not had an opportunity to fine tune the positioning yet, I tried it out...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2003, 03:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,186
Posted By townboy
Where to order Cat oring

Anywhere to order one of those Cat. 8M4991 o-rings????
thx
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2003, 01:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,254
Posted By townboy
Good information

Thanks for the poop. GS Adv is "partial" intergration so I think that confirms its only the hand lever that links the front and rear.
thx
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2003, 12:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,254
Posted By townboy
Question Please explain the linked braking

I now ride a '04 GS Adv and have been getting mixed information on the linked braking. Is there a good site that explains the working of the system? I have questions such as:

What percent of...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2003, 07:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,275
Posted By townboy
Coming off Centerstand

Doesn't the manual say "never mount the bike to take it off centerstand because you might bend the stand"????
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2003, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By townboy
Motorcycle boots

I have motocross boots but their overkill for "regular" riding where boots you can walk in are helpful. Any other suggestions?
thx
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2003, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By townboy
Question Shin Pads for GS Adv Engine Guards

I have a problem with ramming my shins into the back/top engine guards on my GS Adventure. I am a bit long-legged and have already put the foot peg lowering kit on my bike which helped a little. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2003, 03:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,275
Posted By townboy
Lift handle

I bought a lift handle from A&S BMW Supply. Expensive but effective because its very easy to reach rather than trying to grab the frame.

http://catalog.ascycles.com/viewProduct.cfm?item_id=635242
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2003, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 627,656
Posted By townboy
Laugh Good Work

Thanks for putting that together. VERY helpful.
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2003, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By townboy
CD Manual on ebay

I bought one of the R1150GS CDrom manuals on ebay after looking for something better and having no luck. I asked the head BMW mech. at the shop I go to and he said he thinks that's all that's...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2003, 08:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,203
Posted By townboy
Pissed DANGER: Sidestand Kill Switch GS Adv.

Riding in a parking lot yesterday I hit a speed bump at about 20 mph. There was a jolt but really no big deal. However, the jolt was enough to pop the sidestand down a bit and activate the damn...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2003, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 631
Posted By townboy
2004 GSAdv Shop Manual

I'm looking for a shop manual for my 2004 R1150GS Adv. So far I have found manuals on CDROM (Adobe Acrobat) available on ebay. I bought one.

It is published by BMW Motorrad and has a printing...
Forum: Regional forums 09-19-2003, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By townboy
Fredericksburg Ride

Hi Robert!! That would be great if we could get together for a GS ride in Fredericksburg. That's very cool that your wife also rides. I was hoping that mine would at least ride WITH me but she...
Forum: Regional forums 09-19-2003, 08:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By townboy
Great information on HW 87

Hi Jeff....That's exactly the poop I was hoping for on HW 87. I recently switched out the TKC knobbies on my GSA for the new Anakees but it looks like you guys got through with the less radical...
Forum: Regional forums 09-18-2003, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By townboy
Question Houston Area Offroad/Backroad riding

I'm looking to find some fun riding routes for my new GS Adv. I enjoy cruising the dirt roads north of Houston (Grimes & Walker Co. mostly) but was hoping to find some other interesting routes. I'm...
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2003, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,350
Posted By townboy
Where to buy BMW Parts Online

Any good source for BMW OEM parts online??? I would like to get some replacement rubber end-caps for the crash bars on my GSadv. My dealer will order them but I got to drive 30 miles to pick them...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2003, 10:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,685
Posted By townboy
Thanks for the input

Thanks for the input. Based on what I have read here, I think I will go with the NEW Kisan SignalMinder despite what the BMW guru said at the dealer. Ride safe.
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2003, 03:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,224
Posted By townboy
State Farm in Houston

I ride a '04 GS Adv in the big city. I pay $1300/year for full coverage w/ a $500 deductible with State Farm. I have been with them for 20 years with no claims EVER on my home or autos. Progressive...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2003, 01:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,685
Posted By townboy
Question GS Adv Turn Signal Complaints

I love my new GS Adv. but I really dislike the turn signal operations. Here are my beefs:
1)No automatic cancellation. I sold a '03 HD Fatboy to get the GS and its signal cancellation was great. ...
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2003, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 946
Posted By townboy
Question Ztechnik pipe for GS Adventure

I'm looking for feedback on the Ztechnik Z4040 exhaust for my '04 GS Adventure. The claims of performance gains and weight reduction seem pretty good but I would like to hear what owners have to...
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