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Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,044
Posted By a1atcs
Anakee 3

I just finished a 10 day rally ride to AK and back, I got 10000 miles out of the rear A3 and I may have another 2 k left on the front. considering the roads of the alcan and in BC and Yukon, and a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,690
Posted By a1atcs
54K and still strong

My 09 is a very impressive machine, the only mechanical problems have been a replaced fuel strip, and I recently had to replace the center stand attachment bolts. (probably because I sleep on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,040
Posted By a1atcs
4800 miles

I have 4800 miles on my A3's and I am looking forward to getting rid of them. For me the tires seem noisy on the road and just feel different from than the A2's (and not in a good way) . I will...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,889
Posted By a1atcs
wheel trueing

Interesting that you suggest that the wheel is not true. I just talked to a mechanic that told me that my front wheel is slightly out of true and is my probable source of vibration. I guess I know...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4,718
Views: 727,374
Posted By a1atcs
All Day "install fest"

Installed new Hyper-pro Shocks, BMW LED aux lights (great upgrade), Saddleman heated seat , and Mud-Sling deflector on the rear. Test drive this morning!:D
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,179
Posted By a1atcs
ROX on 09 GSA

I put Rox risers on my 09 gsa right after I went on my first long ride back when I bought it new. I haven't looked back, they have done more for comfort than I ever thought possible. I had no issues...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,887
Posted By a1atcs
plastic key

Plastic key is laced in my boot; always....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,889
Posted By a1atcs
update

I just installed #4 shot into my handlebars, at the suggestion of another inmate. I really made a difference...:D
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,218
Posted By a1atcs
III's

I went from IIs to IIIs, I like the IIs better. The III's feel really different to me on pavement and I don't think they are as capable off road.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,889
Posted By a1atcs
Bar Vibration dampening

Has anyone tried either of the following "remedies" for reducing handlebar vibration?
http://www.dualsportarmory.com/bar-buzz-kill-handlebar-vibration-damping-gel/
or ...
Forum: Vendors 01-10-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,334
Posted By a1atcs
ADV Discount

Is the discount code for Dual Sport Armory still valid for ADV members?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,993
Posted By a1atcs
The top case comes off!?!

The top case comes off!?!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,059
Posted By a1atcs
I think I'll stick with flopping over on the tank...

I think I'll stick with flopping over on the tank bag with the umbrella deployed.....:D
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 23,085
Posted By a1atcs
A3s

I have about 4500 on a set of A3s. They seem to be wearing fine, but are noticeably more noisy than the 2s. I have also noted that they seem to be more "sensitive" to tar snakes! I have never had...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,095
Posted By a1atcs
Laminar lip, 6 even. Bolt in on though, don't use...

Laminar lip, 6 even. Bolt in on though, don't use the Velcro, it doesn't hold up to ptarmigans hitting the wind screen!:nod
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,835
Posted By a1atcs
This is what I carry

http://www.aerostich.com/tools/tire-repair/pumps-air-compressors/aerostich-mini-compressor.html

I have used this little pump many times, it hasn't let me down yet. It is very compact, stows just...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,491
Posted By a1atcs
Keys

One key in ignition, spare key laced in my riding boot.(aerostitch combat lites):D
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,431
Posted By a1atcs
Emory Cloth

I found this trick somewhere on this forum when I had this issue with my 09 GSA. Get a cup type filter wrench from auto store, one that fits the closest, lay a strip of emory cloth across filter,...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4,718
Views: 727,374
Posted By a1atcs
what I didn't do!!!!!!

:(:RIDE IT!!!!! On a 2 week trip for work, going through serious withdraw.....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,132
Posted By a1atcs
Hydration method while riding should be...

Hydration method while riding should be considered.:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,219
Posted By a1atcs
I think I'll stick to my ear-buds.....

I think I'll stick to my ear-buds.....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,268
Posted By a1atcs
Me Too

I found the same thing, I thought is was from a gas pump handle. My gas cap seems to be operating just fine if it did come from it.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,133
Posted By a1atcs
riding mode

Around town "normal" riding 39 to 41 mpg.
In "Rally" mode solid 35 mpg.............
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,494
Posted By a1atcs
Great pegs

I installed these a few months ago, they really fit the bill and look like they belong on my GSA.
http://www.advdesigns.com/pralhipebl.html
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,134
Posted By a1atcs
Gel conversion

I recently finished my first Iron butt event (50cc), and came to the conclusion I had to do something different with the seat! I really like the looks and style of the seat on my 09 GSA and really...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,731
Posted By a1atcs
+1 on the laminar lip

I just completed my first IBA event (50cc) and discovered the wind screen was lacking. I was told about the LL and have since installed it. I cannot believe how good life is now!:D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,348
Posted By a1atcs
+1 on the one-off. I did both high and low beams.

+1 on the one-off. I did both high and low beams.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,665
Posted By a1atcs
Heavy Rain and highway speeds my right BMW...

Heavy Rain and highway speeds my right BMW pannier leaks, but the one on the left doesn't.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,934
Posted By a1atcs
05 Road King Classic:D

05 Road King Classic:D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 27,834
Posted By a1atcs
Annoying!

It is the annoying yellow triangle and the FUEL warnings that get to me. I use an odometer all the time, learned that from riding Harleys. If there was a way to disable the visual fuel warning on the...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 63,854
Posted By a1atcs
Zagg

ZAGG earbuds have been my latest favorite. They are reasonably priced, have a unique wearing style, and sound great.
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,057
Posted By a1atcs
My combat Lites are some of the best boots I've...

My combat Lites are some of the best boots I've owned over the years, I can wear these all day long, get up the next day and do it again, walking, riding, anything.............
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,030
Posted By a1atcs
My panniers saved me from a serious leg injury...

My panniers saved me from a serious leg injury during an off road "incident", the pannier did receive some damage, but my leg survived. Every time I think about riding without them, I think about how...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,739
Posted By a1atcs
Maybe it would be a shorter thread if you asked...

Maybe it would be a shorter thread if you asked who hasn't fallen off their bike..............:D
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,430
Posted By a1atcs
Good thing I use the Odometer as a fuel indicator...

Good thing I use the Odometer as a fuel indicator and not the "fuel gauge", but those HIDs are most impressive! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By a1atcs
But what is mind boggling is that it was working...

But what is mind boggling is that it was working fine 3 hours prior to the install, and I have never had an issue with it prior. I really think it has something to do with disconnecting the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By a1atcs
Lost fuel quantity indicator

I just installed the 1 off HIDs on my low and high beams on my 09 GSA. after re-installing the instrument cluster, the fuel level showed low fuel with the yellow triangle warning light. I filled the...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,430
Posted By a1atcs
Installed one off

I just installed the one off HIDs on both low and high. Install was straight forward nothing complicated, but I have lost fuel quantity. I now get the yellow triangle with the low fuel indicator. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,868
Posted By a1atcs
My 09 GSA gets around 42 mpg in the warm months...

My 09 GSA gets around 42 mpg in the warm months and about 38 in the winter. The fuel light comes on when I indicate "one bar" on the gauge. I am not really sure what I have left, due to the fact that...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,040
Posted By a1atcs
Not alone

Been there, done that. This is the first time I've admitted to it though! :huh
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