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Forum: Vendors 12-13-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1,392
Views: 356,626
Posted By NinjaRider
Fits very well over GSA hand guards

They fit very nice over the stock GSA hand guards. I have the over-sized
BMW top sections for the hand guards on my bike and the warmers even work with them.

One of the things I really like about...
Forum: Vendors 12-13-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 1,392
Views: 356,626
Posted By NinjaRider
Very Impressed! Great product!

I received my Hand Warmers on Wednesday and got a change to try them
out this morning. They worked great!

I just want to add to the many previous entries in this thread. The design
and...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 712
Posted By NinjaRider
My bike is starting to have the same problem

Turn the key on, wait anywhere from 1 - 3 seconds for electricals to come on.

Also had a "one time only" experience (so far).... Started the bike, warmed
it up for a few seconds, rode away and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-17-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,830
Posted By NinjaRider
Totally turned off by the whole process

I thought about being an MSF Instructor several years ago. I had attended
the Advance Rider Course and audited the Basic course so I had a pretty
good idea of what it was about. In addition, I...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 692
Posted By NinjaRider
Or, check what you last DIDN't do

Speaking of which, my rough idle / running in my last post was quickly traced
to not hooking the line back on to the left TB after removing the Carbtune.

Don't know what it is about the left...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 692
Posted By NinjaRider
Or, check what you last DIDN't do

Speaking of which, my rough idle / running in my last post was quickly traced
to not hooking the line back on to the left TB after removing the Carbtune.

Don't know what it is about the left...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 692
Posted By NinjaRider
Yea, I will remember this one for awhile.....

It's always good to be reminded you are not alone, but you still feel like an
idiot when you do something like this.

Lesson learned, time to move on.......

The more I thought about it, the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 692
Posted By NinjaRider
Ended up being a "loose" nut.

Thanks for all the help and I apologize for wasting the time of my fellow
inmates who responded.

You put me on the right track with recommending I remove the throttle
bodies to check for...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 692
Posted By NinjaRider
Slack / WD-40, No go

I backed the cables off so they were slack. No difference.

Sprayed WD-40 between TB and head, no difference.

Did a reset, again, initial smooth idle at 1300 rpm, gave it some gas, first couple...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 692
Posted By NinjaRider
2008 GSA high / erratic idle after clutch change

Just finished a clutch change on my GSA.

Once I got most things put together, I fired up the engine to make sure
it would run. It started / idled / responded to the throttle fine, so i finished...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By NinjaRider
Just about finished

Thanks again for the replies.

I ended up using the Siebenrock Basic Plus friction disc. The
original clutch was worn down to the rivets and the other friction surfaces
looked "iffy, so I...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 772
Posted By NinjaRider
Just finishing up changing my clutch at 86K miles.

2008 GSA

Bought the bike with 24K on it, so no control as to how the previous owner
used the clutch.The clutch had not been changed prior to my purchase.

Of the 62K I have put on, about 15K...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By NinjaRider
Thanks, this was just the type of information I...

Thanks, this was just the type of information I was looking for
( unfortunately, not the answer I was hoping for :)
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By NinjaRider
GS1200 ADV Clutch - Parts recommendations

It has come time at 85K miles to do the clutch on my 2008 ADV. I have
been reading the multiple excellent threads on the subject to educate
myself on the replacement process and plan to do the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,269
Posted By NinjaRider
Another happy customer!

Ordered a few items from BB Saturday, including a set of R1200 outer
valve cover gaskets and a set of inner gaskets. I missed that they sell
them as sets for $ 2.95 cheaper, they didn't.

...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,902
Posted By NinjaRider
Exactly, I strap dry bags to the top of my...

Exactly,

I strap dry bags to the top of my GSA side cases and a small one on top
of the tail box. Pretty hard to beat that load carrying capability!
Forum: Equipment 06-28-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,173
Posted By NinjaRider
GT_AIR Initial impressions.

Just purchased a new GT-Air. Previous helmets, Arai Vector and SHOEI RF1000. Just getting used to it, but here are my initial impressions. Overall,
a nice helmet, but I am not in love with it, at...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,947
Posted By NinjaRider
Clutch switch just might be it.

I was having the same problem with my 08 GSA this past winter and to
make matters worse, my clutch switch wasn't working. When the engine
randomly stalled as I was slowing down / stopping, I had...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,002
Posted By NinjaRider
No Comparison

I do a lot of two-up including dirt as well. As much of a motorcycle freak that my SO is, I doubt she will ride with me either until I got the Wilbers back since
they are the only shocks I have. So...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 35,154
Posted By NinjaRider
Finally - the Tourance is mounted!

I finally got my "ducks in line" and had time, so I took another shot at getting
the stubborn Tourance to mount / seal.

I purchased a gallon of Ru-Glyde and a compressor fitting to allow me to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,002
Posted By NinjaRider
I guess my Wilbers might be due :)

I have 6 years / 80K on my Wilbers / 2008 GSA. I just started noticing the
rear shock is a little soft ( when riding 2-up ). I was hoping to hold off
the rebuilds until 100K, but I may need to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 35,154
Posted By NinjaRider
China mfg.- nubs?

Thanks I will check it out. I didn't have time to try mounting the new tire again this past weekend, but will have to do it soon.

Interesting you should mention this as I did notice what look to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 35,154
Posted By NinjaRider
Sorry, didn't mean to leave folks hanging......

Haven't got to trying again yet. I figured I had 1000 miles easily left on the "temporary" Tourance I put on, so I am doing my best to use those up. I picked up the connector for the compressor...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 793
Posted By NinjaRider
I "second" the Nelson-Rigg half cover

I use my Nelson Rigg half-cover year around. The first one wore thin ( literally )
after 3 years of significant use. Replaced it with a brand new one for $35 and
should be good for a few more...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 35,154
Posted By NinjaRider
Jim, Excellent tip ( another one I will try...

Jim,

Excellent tip ( another one I will try to remember ).
I didn't intentionally "center" this tire, but from what I remember, it was pretty well centered each time I went to air it up. I think...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 35,154
Posted By NinjaRider
Yes Liz, you are making perfect sense. I...

Yes Liz, you are making perfect sense.

I think the valve head change may be the missing link. Not ready to try
grease ( or Crisco ) yet, but will file that one away for now. This tire is
a bit...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 35,154
Posted By NinjaRider
Actually, I forgot to mention, I did use the...

Actually, I forgot to mention, I did use the ratchet strap method, but it didn't
help this time. I haven't had to use it on all the previous Tourances I put on,
but did need to use it once or...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 35,154
Posted By NinjaRider
Bad Tourance or technique?

This past week I removed the worn rear Tourance on my 08 GSA and
attempted to mount a new one. This is the 4th rear Tourance I have
changed on this bike and until now, never had a problem.

I got...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-16-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,534
Posted By NinjaRider
Rider input can definitely aggravate the...

Rider input can definitely aggravate the situation. I remember the first couple times I rode my GSA out on the highway, I thought I had a shimmy / wobble
between 80 and 85 mph, turned out, the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,032
Posted By NinjaRider
I bought the Brembo's

I ended up ordering them from a place in Italy.

It's been a couple years, but I remember I put the order in before
Thanksgiving and the pads finally arrived the end of January.

Nice pads,...
Forum: The Garage 03-10-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,508
Posted By NinjaRider
Easy ski transport on GSA

http://s1306.photobucket.com/user/Dweier1/media/photo2_zps01066b0c.jpg.html

I am sure others have done this, but I don't remember seeing it, so took me a bit to figure out. I share it to save time...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-17-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,103
Posted By NinjaRider
Definitely Interested!

I have a few to contribute / suggest when you are ready ( New Hampshire ).
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By NinjaRider
Pazzo (replacement - yes, upgrade - no )

The Pazzo "shorties" my son installed on his Triumph Daytona, transformed
the brake feel and made 1 or 2 finger braking easy. I plan to install them on
my Daytona as well.

I was hoping for a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,959
Posted By NinjaRider
Believe me, I wish I was getting 80 - 100K out of my plugs too!

When I ended up changing mine, it wasn't because I was looking to spend
money and time changing them. My bike had gradually started to run
like SH*t, idling rough and struggling in 6th gear...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,959
Posted By NinjaRider
Similar experience to ROADAPPLE

Just changed the plugs on my '08 GSA. The bike has just under 69K on it and
the plugs about 23.5K miles.

I wasn't in any hurry to change out the plugs, but the bike seemed to be
a bit down on...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,683
Posted By NinjaRider
If it helps........

My GSA had over 50K on it the first time the left pannier came off.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,683
Posted By NinjaRider
Happened to me twice ( GSA )

First the left one and several months later the right one. Both on bumpy
dirt / potholed paved roads after having ridden several miles.

I was only going about 30 mph in both cases and...
Forum: Vendors 06-23-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,910
Posted By NinjaRider
I'm in

Deposit just sent
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2013, 05:25 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 76,808
Posted By NinjaRider
If you don't buy it for yourself, buy it for your pillion!

Recently installed the Booster Plug on my 2008 GSA and now have a
few hundred miles of experience riding with it.

I absolutely agree with all the previous entries regarding smoother throttle
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 112,448
Posted By NinjaRider
60,000 miles in 60 months on 2008 GSA

60,000 miles in 60 months on 2008 GSA
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