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Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 18,231
Posted By pedalmike
Received my notice yesterday. My local BMW dealer...

Received my notice yesterday. My local BMW dealer has not yet received the parts or the service bulletin outlining the inspection and repair/replacement process.

My flange (2007 GS w/ 30k miles)...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,837
Posted By pedalmike
The boys should really like riding pillion on a...

The boys should really like riding pillion on a GSA. My wife has tens of thousands of pillion miles on several GSs and really likes the riding position as well as the well damped long travel rear...
Forum: EMEA 01-16-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,094
Posted By pedalmike
I was on an organized tour of the Balkans in 2012...

I was on an organized tour of the Balkans in 2012 and Rozle Verhovc (now of Clutch Moto Tours) had very good local knowledge of routes in the area. His company offers self-guided tours...maybe he...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 682
Posted By pedalmike
Jim: I can verify that Adventuretech had...

Jim:

I can verify that Adventuretech had nothing to do with Gizmomill/Road Rocketeer, thank goodness.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,674
Posted By pedalmike
+1 again for adventuretech. Their LED panel...

+1 again for adventuretech. Their LED panel replaced the Gizmomill one that had 4 LEDS burn out on . I returned it under warranty, got confirmation they had it, then Kevin Demers and Gizmiomill went...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By pedalmike
I have the same bike. I think there are many...

I have the same bike. I think there are many owners and dealers who have used Deltran Battery Tender and Battery Tender Jr. connected as you describe with no ill effects to the GS's electrical...
Forum: The Garage 12-06-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,416
Posted By pedalmike
+1 Oversize self-tapping plug first,...

+1

Oversize self-tapping plug first, Time-Sert if that fails
Forum: Vendors 12-02-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,455
Posted By pedalmike
Ted: the Hexcode site says One year...

Ted:

the Hexcode site says

One year free updates for the Windows™-based (Windows™ XP SP2, Windows™ Vista, Windows™ 7 and Windows™ 8) GS-911 software
One year free updates for the Java-,...
Forum: The Garage 11-24-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,367
Posted By pedalmike
Epilogue

I took Terry's advice once again and decided to see if I could get my remaining twinmax working. I ordered the potentiometer I mentioned back in post #8 from Mouser for $2.07. I also popped for an...
Forum: The Garage 11-01-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,367
Posted By pedalmike
Some days you just get lucky

Ok, here's the rest of the story. The non-functioning twinmax arrived from Cal Moto. Just as Paul Weis said, when this unit powers up, the needle goes to the far right of the scale and cannot be...
Forum: The Garage 10-28-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,367
Posted By pedalmike
Thanks for the suggestion. Trying to clean...

Thanks for the suggestion.

Trying to clean it with contact cleaner was the first thing I tried. Didn't help unfortunately.

Mike
Forum: The Garage 10-23-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,367
Posted By pedalmike
Well, I took Ventusa's advice and called Paul...

Well, I took Ventusa's advice and called Paul Weis at Cal Moto. He had another non-functioning twinmax that he is sending me at no charge other than shipping.

I'll let everybody know what...
Forum: The Garage 10-19-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,367
Posted By pedalmike
Thanks, Terry. That's a nice offer. I have a...

Thanks, Terry. That's a nice offer. I have a standard Weller electric soldering gun with two heat settings. Would that be OK to use to replace this pot?

Mike
Forum: The Garage 10-18-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,367
Posted By pedalmike
I don't think I'll be able to find one closer...

I don't think I'll be able to find one closer than this.

http://www.mouser.com/ds/2/13/TW-700149-186104.pdf

B100K, Linear taper, even the mounting lug dimensions and the three solder terminals...
Forum: The Garage 10-18-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,367
Posted By pedalmike
Guys: what do you think of this pot? Closest...

Guys:

what do you think of this pot? Closest I've been able to find so far.

...
Forum: The Garage 10-18-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,367
Posted By pedalmike
Here are a few photos of the pot ...

Here are a few photos of the pot


http://i1167.photobucket.com/albums/q622/pedalmike/Twinmax%20pot/IMG_6655_zpscb381758.jpg...
Forum: The Garage 10-18-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,367
Posted By pedalmike
Thanks Terry and Guy. Terry, I'll take a...

Thanks Terry and Guy.

Terry, I'll take a photo or two and post them first chance I get.


Mike
Forum: The Garage 10-16-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,367
Posted By pedalmike
Replace Twinmax Potentiometer

Wondering if anybody on the forum has expertise or experience in replacing the zero adjust potentiometer on a Twinmax. I tried deoxit but I can't make the existing potentiometer work...it makes the...
Forum: Americas 07-30-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By pedalmike
Not sure where you are departing from but please...

Not sure where you are departing from but please note that Bench mark works is in Sturgis, MS, not Sturgis SD. Vech is a great guy though.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,089
Posted By pedalmike
+1 on the Hattech rack. I've had mine installed...

+1 on the Hattech rack. I've had mine installed on my 2007 R1200GS for 5 years now. Very sturdy. The grab handles are located in the perfect position for putting the loaded bike up on the center...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By pedalmike
Your owner's manual will tell you what the...

Your owner's manual will tell you what the display will show under what condition. BMW changed some of the symbols from earlier GSs to later models so read the manual for your bike first.

As the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-25-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By pedalmike
Try this. If it doesn't work, your next step is...

Try this. If it doesn't work, your next step is sending back to Garmin for repair or exchange


<LI class="step " itxtHarvested="0" itxtNodeId="7">1 Press and hold down the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 713
Posted By pedalmike
Before you cut that male plug off, an alternative...

Before you cut that male plug off, an alternative to Jim's suggestion is to install a second outlet up front just inboard of the wind wing on the left hand side. Use the Powerlet kit that allows you...
Forum: Face plant 01-11-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,286
Posted By pedalmike
I had a similar experience on my normal bicycle...

I had a similar experience on my normal bicycle commute here in Connecticut. A 4 way intersection on my normal route had the marked crosswalks at the intersection repainted and had glass powder...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,706
Posted By pedalmike
I hauled a 1997 BMW R1100RS from VA to CT in a...

I hauled a 1997 BMW R1100RS from VA to CT in a box truck with no tiedown points several years ago. The bike only had 225 miles on it at the time so it was pristine and I didn't want to put a scratch...
Forum: Beasts 12-01-2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,395
Posted By pedalmike
The Tenere or the GS will be a huge improvement...

The Tenere or the GS will be a huge improvement in pillion comfort for your wife. When the pillion is happy, everyone's happy. My wife loves the pillion riding position on my 2007 R1200GS with Ohlins...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,832
Posted By pedalmike
Curt: Check with A&S to make sure there is no...

Curt: Check with A&S to make sure there is no service bulletin re: the front rotors for your bike. On my 2007 GS, BMW had a bulletin to replace the the front rotors with newer design pieces that had...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-25-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 2,213
Views: 503,960
Posted By pedalmike
http://i1167.photobucket.com/albums/q622/pedalmike...

http://i1167.photobucket.com/albums/q622/pedalmike/368ed631.jpg

Overlooking Kotor harbor, Montenegro. May 2012. My wife and I are the fourth in from the right next to the red R1200GS. Twenty 180...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,495
Posted By pedalmike
I'm not aware of any changes to the BMW...

I'm not aware of any changes to the BMW recommendation. For my 2007 R1200GS, BMWNA mailed me stickers to place in my owners manual that state that 75W90 GL-5 rated gear oil is recommended for both...
Forum: Vendors 02-15-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 18,462
Posted By pedalmike
Thanks. Let us know what you find out. Kevin...

Thanks. Let us know what you find out. Kevin still has my taillight that I sent him for repair under warranty. My RMA # is 2071 if you happen to speak with him.

Mike
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,013
Posted By pedalmike
Vario Top case only most of the time for me...

Vario Top case only most of the time for me unless I'm on a trip or have an errand that requires the space ( I refer to it as "scooter mode"). I have Helen twowheels straps in my tank bag that can...
Forum: Hacks 12-28-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,986
Posted By pedalmike
MJZ Sounds like a great new adventure!...

MJZ

Sounds like a great new adventure! What's not to like? You'll love the sound of that inline 6. If you have survived 47 years on two wheels it is likely you have the necessary protective...
Forum: Vendors 12-23-2011, 05:42 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 18,462
Posted By pedalmike
Swellguy: Thanks for your willingness to help!...

Swellguy: Thanks for your willingness to help! I'll send you a PM.

Mike
Forum: Vendors 12-21-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 18,462
Posted By pedalmike
Blodulv, let me know if you make the trip. ...

Blodulv, let me know if you make the trip.

I have a LED tailight that I mailed back to road rocketeer for warranty repair 10/3/11 after speaking with Kevin on the phone and getting a RMA#. Got an...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,125
Posted By pedalmike
They were made by GMT ...

They were made by GMT


http://www.r1200gs.info/howto/GMTmount.html
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,321
Posted By pedalmike
I really like my Kathy's Vario liners for my side...

I really like my Kathy's Vario liners for my side cases. mine have held up very well, make it easy to pack, and are civilized to use for hotels and fine for camping too.

I ordered a third one for...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,140
Posted By pedalmike
I've had a really good experience with the E-Z...

I've had a really good experience with the E-Z touring Traveller cover. http://www.eztouring.com/traveller.htm

I use the size 'B' for my GS which covers the windshield, cockpit (incl tank bag)...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,080
Posted By pedalmike
Bob's BMW site lists the price at $3,279...

Bob's BMW site lists the price at $3,279 http://store.bobsbmw.com/product/ohlins-ttx-esa-front--rear-for-r1200gs--adv

I've also had very good experience with Dan Kyle and including the current...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2011, 06:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,702
Posted By pedalmike
I have a 2007 R1200GS and use it quite frequently...

I have a 2007 R1200GS and use it quite frequently for two up riding. Last spring, we rented a 2006 R1200RT in Arizona, riding two up for a week.

On the GS, we ride very minor back roads here in...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-27-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,187
Posted By pedalmike
Not sure about the 2720, but I was able to do...

Not sure about the 2720, but I was able to do exactly what you suggested when having my zumo 550 plugged into my PC in hard drive mode. I navigated into the zumo using Windows explorer and deleted...
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