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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 05:43 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 36,101
Posted By rgb2cmyk
I had to chuckle at that comment. My new GSAW...

I had to chuckle at that comment. My new GSAW arrives next week, and I noticed the 2015 have the option of Shift Assist and I was feeling I should have waited and gotten that option. Now that I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 988
Posted By rgb2cmyk
I know, I just wanted to show you what the...

I know, I just wanted to show you what the fastest color looks like. ;-)


Actually, just curious now. If you vinyl wrap it in the colors you want instead of painting it, do you have to change the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 988
Posted By rgb2cmyk
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/15/yba9a3eb.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/15/yba9a3eb.jpg

Not exactly what you are asking, but here is mine vinyl wrapped in white, might make your photoshopping easier. I have other photos if needed.

...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,060
Posted By rgb2cmyk
About 12-18k a year. I take mass transit to work...

About 12-18k a year. I take mass transit to work so I only ride on the weekends or vacation, and usually not in the deep winter. Due more to salt, snow, and ice, rather than cold.


Sent from my...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 225,133
Posted By rgb2cmyk
I have the DDM 35w as well. I do get the Lampf...

I have the DDM 35w as well. I do get the Lampf error but only when the temp is below 40-45F. If I run the bike for a bit, then turn the bike off and back on again it usually comes on. I assume it's...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 660
Posted By rgb2cmyk
I had the Xpel. It came in two pieces, one for...

I had the Xpel. It came in two pieces, one for the big light, one for the small. The lip in the middle however was not protected, and that's exactly where mine was hit (though I don't know how). ...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4,375
Views: 659,803
Posted By rgb2cmyk
Is this not normal? :huh

Is this not normal? :huh
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 27,144
Posted By rgb2cmyk
In June, 6 of us road up to do part of the TCAT....

In June, 6 of us road up to do part of the TCAT. We all started with new tires. The breakdown was: K60 (me), 2 Karroo 3s, 1 Karoo 2, 2 TKC.

After 2,500 miles (1,000 miles off road).

The K60s...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 27,144
Posted By rgb2cmyk
42psi on the rear of a K60? The max cold psi is...

42psi on the rear of a K60? The max cold psi is 36psi. I've found 36psi on the K60 is fine. I've gone down as low as 30-32 in the dirt as well.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By rgb2cmyk
GSA Transmission issue …or am I crazy?

I have a 2012 GSA with almost 9k on it, and I'm trying to figure out if I have a [developing] transmission issue, or I'm just crazy.

I bought the bike new in January. When I had 3-5k miles on it,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,342
Posted By rgb2cmyk
That's what made the BMW servo brakes so much...

That's what made the BMW servo brakes so much fun... and why I won't let anyone ride my new-to-riding gf ride my 04 R1100s
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2013, 04:44 AM
Replies: 4,375
Views: 659,803
Posted By rgb2cmyk
Very nice. I Plasti-Dipped my bmw top case in...

Very nice. I Plasti-Dipped my bmw top case in black so it matches my black Jesse bags, and then I used white Plasti-Dip on the side panels by the seat to help present scratches. I like the stuff a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By rgb2cmyk
Yes. Why, does it not?

Yes. Why, does it not?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,473
Posted By rgb2cmyk
I've been happy with them. I've had three rears...

I've been happy with them. I've had three rears two fronts now. I've got around 10,000 miles from the front, 8,000 from the back.

There is a little road noise on the front compared to a Tourance,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By rgb2cmyk
Yes

Yes
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4,375
Views: 659,803
Posted By rgb2cmyk
I have you talked to your ass lately on the...

I have you talked to your ass lately on the 1200GSA :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,009
Posted By rgb2cmyk
6'1. I've now put about 8,500 miles on my MRA...

6'1. I've now put about 8,500 miles on my MRA Xcreen on a stock GSA windscreen, and absolutely love it.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 2,778
Views: 873,841
Posted By rgb2cmyk
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/07/29/senevy3u.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/07/29/senevy3u.jpg

Down in WV.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 54,157
Posted By rgb2cmyk
The toll both guy asked one time, "Did you steal...

The toll both guy asked one time, "Did you steal that thing off the set of Judge Dread or Terminator or something?!"
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4,375
Views: 659,803
Posted By rgb2cmyk
This weekend I stole my brother, father, and two...

This weekend I stole my brother, father, and two brother in laws for a day trip down to Maryland to pick up crabs for the family (well that was the excuse for the ride, otherwise it's hard to get...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,212
Posted By rgb2cmyk
Thanks guys, That's what I figured, but...

Thanks guys,

That's what I figured, but thought I'd just check here first.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,212
Posted By rgb2cmyk
Mixing oils?

My intention is not to start an oil thread here. :puke1

But, I have 2.5 quarts of BMW 20w50 dino. I had planned to buy another 2 quarts and do an oil change this week. I went over to my local...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,519
Posted By rgb2cmyk
Sorry to hear about your loss. I lost my GSA in...

Sorry to hear about your loss. I lost my GSA in Hurricane Sandy in 4 ft of salt water. I was able to get it out within about 48 hrs but there was no hope, the electronics were hopelessly corroded....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,250
Posted By rgb2cmyk
Good choice. It's beautiful. Congrats... ...

Good choice. It's beautiful. Congrats...

Though the white one is known to be faster...just saying :D :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 967
Posted By rgb2cmyk
I have to agree. I'd say '08 and up are solid. ...

I have to agree. I'd say '08 and up are solid. The '08-'09 are solid with the exception of the fuel strips but you get use to that. I had a an '09 for 30,000 miles and it was solid (other than fuel...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4,375
Views: 659,803
Posted By rgb2cmyk
Uhuh...sure it did. ;-)

Uhuh...sure it did. ;-)
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4,375
Views: 659,803
Posted By rgb2cmyk
Laugh :D I hope to write a RR soon, maybe this...

:D
I hope to write a RR soon, maybe this weekend if I find the time...with pictures.

The short story is that it was 30 miles into 1000 miles of dirt. It was one of those long gravel highways. It...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4,375
Views: 659,803
Posted By rgb2cmyk
Tcat

I installed a standard Seat Concepts seat, and then left and did 10 days and 2500 miles of the TCAT route through Quebec.

I'll write up a review when I get a chance.

Now it's time for the 6000...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4,375
Views: 659,803
Posted By rgb2cmyk
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/06/05/e9u5y8y8.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/06/05/e9u5y8y8.jpg
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/06/05/yzabe6a3.jpg

Had friend of mine cut these bars for me so I could move the top case back about 2 in. It now...
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 103,570
Posted By rgb2cmyk
Very nice job. I use the back of an old street...

Very nice job. I use the back of an old street sign. But it's the perfect place for the Montana.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/06/03/tygypavy.jpg
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/06/03/sapa6ahy.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 945
Posted By rgb2cmyk
Thanks guys, that was the help I needed. ...

Thanks guys, that was the help I needed.

Here's hoping I never have to use it.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 945
Posted By rgb2cmyk
I do want to hear what others are doing, that's...

I do want to hear what others are doing, that's why I'm here and asking. I can read the side of my tire, but obviously the sizes aren't meant for tubes, and many tubes appear to be listed in Standard...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 945
Posted By rgb2cmyk
What Size tubes for R1200GS

What size emergency tubes should I carry for an 2012 R1200GSA with TPM?

I've looked through countless posts but I can't seem to find the definitive answer. I'm just looking for the size for front...
Forum: Americas 05-20-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By rgb2cmyk
PA to Maryland to go buy Crabs

Does anyone have experience or suggestions on how to transport live crabs on a motorcycle? The ride would be about 2.5-3hrs. Can I just fill up my jesse bags (and my brothers Givis) with crabs and...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,116
Posted By rgb2cmyk
I also say wrap it. Many colors and options...

I also say wrap it. Many colors and options available and if you scratch it or get sick of it (or sell it) just tear the wrap off that panel and start again.

I used 3M 1080 to make my 'triple...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 979
Posted By rgb2cmyk
I actually found the Sargent low have me less...

I actually found the Sargent low have me less buffeting than stock, but I'm 6'2

I will say though I put the MRA Xcreen on the stock GSA screen and it's been a life saver. and the adjustability is...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,343
Posted By rgb2cmyk
I had a Sargent, it wasn't bad, but it was quite...

I had a Sargent, it wasn't bad, but it was quite firm.

I just ordered a SeatConcepts. We'll see.... It should be here on Thursday.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,169
Posted By rgb2cmyk
I don't know, those overzealous CL posters...

I don't know, those overzealous CL posters weren't so bad when my 09 was totaled and I had to negotiate a price with my insurance company... That being said, when it came to buying a replacement I...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 987
Posted By rgb2cmyk
I had an 09, give they were identical... Fuel...

I had an 09, give they were identical... Fuel strip multiple times and the right heated grip failed (under warranty). Otherwise for 30,000 miles she was solid.

Salt water did her in, though it...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4,375
Views: 659,803
Posted By rgb2cmyk
I got a brand new K60 installed 2 weeks ago and...

I got a brand new K60 installed 2 weeks ago and literally 188 miles later riding down I-78 it was flat with this tear in it.

Not sure what caused it, there was no nail or any signs. Thankfully...
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