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Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,419
Posted By Rock712
I'm a fan of Hepco Becker. I had Gobi's then sold...

I'm a fan of Hepco Becker. I had Gobi's then sold them for Alu Standard. Simple and reliable!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-10-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3,305
Views: 195,291
Posted By Rock712
leaving the bronx now

leaving the bronx now
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-22-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3,305
Views: 195,291
Posted By Rock712
in

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Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,365
Posted By Rock712
both came with the cigarette plugs and also ones...

both came with the cigarette plugs and also ones so they could be hard wired to vehicles.

looking on ebay this is all i could find, i'm sure there is a cheaper chinese version. $23.99 is a bit...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,365
Posted By Rock712
the wiring harnesses that came with the GPS. Both...

the wiring harnesses that came with the GPS. Both of mine have inline fuses.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,365
Posted By Rock712
Garmin 278 and Zumo 500 both to right to battery...

Garmin 278 and Zumo 500 both to right to battery and frame.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,137
Posted By Rock712
I'm a fan of the Hepco Beckers. I started with a...

I'm a fan of the Hepco Beckers. I started with a set of Gobi's: http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6029/5967165462_d861633d90_b.jpg

I now have a set of the Alum. standard. They are just as rugged as...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,369
Posted By Rock712
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6123/5966608161_c40...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6123/5966608161_c402ac4c04_b.jpg

Its on the right mirror stem
its one of these:
http://www.jjcyclepass.com/bike1.htm
got it on e-bay for $10-$12
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2011, 06:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,859
Posted By Rock712
I'm a Hepco Becker fan....

I'm a Hepco Becker fan....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-16-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 813
Views: 59,507
Posted By Rock712
Rider in the Bronx, I'm in grad school, yay. ...

Rider in the Bronx, I'm in grad school, yay.

Will be checking this Nor'east thread thing....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,196
Posted By Rock712
Jim, Yeah you read it right. GSA shocks,...

Jim,

Yeah you read it right. GSA shocks, from what I gather they were to lower the bikes. Also I believe that the shocks were GS/GSA but labeled GSA.

Thanks for the AKS site info. If you...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,196
Posted By Rock712
I can get the bike on the centerstand, but its a...

I can get the bike on the centerstand, but its a fight.
As far as cutting and welding, I lack the tools and knowledge to do it. There are a few welding shops that will do it but for the price, I can...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,196
Posted By Rock712
YAY!!! hmmm, huh, WTF DOH!!!

So, I'm searching th interwebs for a new suspension for my '08 R12GS. And on the E-bay I find some NIB Wilbers for a GSA.

I win the auction and get the shocks. I install them. (while looking at...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 19,413
Posted By Rock712
I put this in another 705 thread. I got 6K miles...

I put this in another 705 thread. I got 6K miles out of them, but ther rear tire delaminated. I'd rather have written they wore out at 6K miles than they fell apart at 6K miles.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,133
Posted By Rock712
I had Gobi's on my ULY, when I crashed they saved...

I had Gobi's on my ULY, when I crashed they saved the the bike AND are still useable. I got a set for my R12GS they are good. They look goofy but get the job done, will be up upgraded soon. If you...
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,291
Posted By Rock712
Hepco Becker panniers

I'm looking to upgrade my Gobis, was wondering if there was a shop anyone suggests ordering from?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 20,063
Posted By Rock712
Bike is an 08 R12GS normally ridden with no bags....

Bike is an 08 R12GS normally ridden with no bags. On the trip I had saddle bags and a top bag. Maybe 50-70 pounds more than usual.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 20,063
Posted By Rock712
UPDATE: Just got home from a road trip....

UPDATE:

Just got home from a road trip. Started the trip with 3k miles on the Shinkos running 36 front 42 rear. At about 4500 miles cracks were visible around the front tread, nothing huge but I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3,348
Views: 1,123,896
Posted By Rock712
from the Black hills national forest 2 days ago ...

from the Black hills national forest 2 days ago

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6137/5967165344_bb4527c010.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,027
Posted By Rock712
Don't hold me to this but 4 years ago the K...

Don't hold me to this but 4 years ago the K "extension policy" was $300 for 2 years and it covers everything the factory covers, I was having CPU and electrical issues and it was covered no questions...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2011, 05:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,027
Posted By Rock712
I have it for my current GS (haven't needed it...

I have it for my current GS (haven't needed it yet) Had it with my old K used it several times over little things and it paid for itself.
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 68,266
Posted By Rock712
I like the sand.. saved my hide: 70MPH on...

I like the sand.. saved my hide:

70MPH on NJTP

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/rock712/5142724482/" title="DSC_0918 by rock712, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: Vendors 06-30-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 30,231
Posted By Rock712
This is a great tool "set". Glad I picked it...

This is a great tool "set". Glad I picked it up...
Forum: Vendors 06-30-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,780
Posted By Rock712
Just installed the light guard/ mount. EXCELLENT...

Just installed the light guard/ mount. EXCELLENT AND SIMPLE!!!!! The directions were spot on. (now the wiring harness....thats a different story)

Will recommend to friends!!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 20,063
Posted By Rock712
I'd suggest leave them in the sun and warm up a...

I'd suggest leave them in the sun and warm up a little.

Put mine on at room temp.....not that easy.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,386
Posted By Rock712
Just "google" it Blew a headlight yesterday,...

Just "google" it

Blew a headlight yesterday, took me longer to buy the replacement from Walmart than it did to pull the old one and replace it.

Save yourself the money..
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,669
Posted By Rock712
What bomber said. I have a pair already...

What bomber said.

I have a pair already from them i was just looking to see other options are out there.
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,669
Posted By Rock712
done that before and sometimes it works most...

done that before and sometimes it works most times not really.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,353
Posted By Rock712
sweet now ride the wheels off of it!!

sweet now ride the wheels off of it!!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 20,063
Posted By Rock712
Have 2000+ miles on my set they look great, not...

Have 2000+ miles on my set they look great, not wearing as fast as I expected. Past weekend was a 600+ mile jaunt from Baltimore, MD as far north as Mass.

While going through NY I followed several...
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,669
Posted By Rock712
Custom gloves

Anybody know of a place that custom makes gloves?

I'm digitally impaired and altering gloves is ok but I have a pair of vansons that were custom made years ago and I was hoping there were some...
Forum: Vendors 06-10-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,373
Posted By Rock712
pm sent

pm sent
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 20,063
Posted By Rock712
http://www.compacc.com/p/Shinko-705-Series-Dual-Sp...

http://www.compacc.com/p/Shinko-705-Series-Dual-Sport-Tires-Radial-Tire-Package (http://www.compacc.com/p/Shinko-705-Series-Dual-Sport-Tires-Radial-Tire-Package)


$154 for a package of front...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,051
Posted By Rock712
Not on your life...It was the cleanest bike I...

Not on your life...It was the cleanest bike I ever owned, I bought it from Hermy's in PA, the thing looked newer than the new ones on the show room floor.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,051
Posted By Rock712
In Oct I got a 2008 1200 GS witk 40K miles for...

In Oct I got a 2008 1200 GS witk 40K miles for 6,000
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By Rock712
orders is orders.... looked there will...

orders is orders....


looked there will call them to see if they have the whole setup
Forum: Vendors 03-08-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 30,231
Posted By Rock712
just ordered one...

just ordered one...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By Rock712
Got wheels now need to stop....

I was able to find a set of GSA spoked wheels but now I need the brake farkels. Can anybody suggest a good place to get disks, ABS sensor ring etc.

its for a 2008 GS if that matters

Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,988
Posted By Rock712
Have done it 3 times and would do it again. ...

Have done it 3 times and would do it again. Totally worth saving the money...
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,294
Posted By Rock712
you can rent them, personally I have 2 a Motorola...

you can rent them, personally I have 2 a Motorola 9505 and a Kyeroca S66. I prefer the Kyeroca. Got both of them on Ebay. Motorola was about $300 and the S66 was $150.

If you don't need it for...
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