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Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,264
Posted By vintagebob
GSA vs Buffalo?

Nah! We had more sense than that. :D

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Forum: Beasts 09-08-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5,208
Views: 983,189
Posted By vintagebob
I had Wilbers springs and oil installed in the...

I had Wilbers springs and oil installed in the forks which really helped out. I may have some emulators installed as well but I am very satisfied with the current setup so we'll see.

The stock...
Forum: Beasts 09-08-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5,208
Views: 983,189
Posted By vintagebob
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Worth the money IMO.
Just sayin...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,542
Posted By vintagebob
I complained about this to my dealer at the 6K...

I complained about this to my dealer at the 6K service (I had not seen this thread). I told them I felt like a cowboy in a rodeo. No fix.

The fueling on my little Honda is much better. I'm not...
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 916
Views: 135,456
Posted By vintagebob
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Forum: Beasts 09-04-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5,208
Views: 983,189
Posted By vintagebob
No drilling and no modifications. They give you...

No drilling and no modifications. They give you a spacer/bolt and everything goes in existing bolt locations. Very easy install all around. It has to be if I can do it. :D
Forum: Beasts 09-04-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 5,208
Views: 983,189
Posted By vintagebob
OK, the mods deleted the first "full frontal" I...

OK, the mods deleted the first "full frontal" I posted. Those celeb pictures are not all what they say anyway...

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Forum: Beasts 09-04-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5,208
Views: 983,189
Posted By vintagebob
New Madstad screen and winglets. They work...

New Madstad screen and winglets. They work REALLY well.


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Forum: Beasts 08-30-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5,208
Views: 983,189
Posted By vintagebob
I've got a free CalSci screen for CB500X with...

I've got a free CalSci screen for CB500X with local pick-up. Too lazy to ship so please don't ask. :D

GONE!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,324
Posted By vintagebob
I don't think that there is anything wrong with...

I don't think that there is anything wrong with the bike. I'm just being a bit of a cry baby. :D

I just did a 1000 miles in three days on a trip to Oregon to get some cranberry candy. The bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,324
Posted By vintagebob
Thanks, but I just swapped out the OEM Contis for...

Thanks, but I just swapped out the OEM Contis for some Tourance Nexts and for as much money as the dealer charged me to balance them they should be perfect. :D

The Next gives a smoother and...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,324
Posted By vintagebob
Mainly vibrations in the handlebars. I have a...

Mainly vibrations in the handlebars. I have a light grip on the handlebar and Beemer Buddy Grips installed but it is still annoying, but not horrible, on the long trips, especially once the engine...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,324
Posted By vintagebob
GSA WC Engine Smoothness?

I've got close to 6K miles on my 14 GSA and I'm just a little bummed about the lack of engine smoothness at 70MPH.

My 12 RT was very smooth at 70, after I got 10k miles or so on it. Is this...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 824
Posted By vintagebob
Call these guys. They can help you. ...

Call these guys. They can help you.

http://www.beemershop.com
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By vintagebob
Contact The Beemer Shop, they can help you. ...

Contact The Beemer Shop, they can help you.

http://www.beemershop.com
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,853
Posted By vintagebob
2012 RT (16K miles) vs 2014 GSA (5K miles) I'm...

2012 RT (16K miles) vs 2014 GSA (5K miles)
I'm 5'10" with 32" inseam

- The GSA has longer travel suspension and really irons out the bumps
- The GSA has more power
- The WC engine has smoother...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 260,489
Posted By vintagebob
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Forum: Beasts 08-07-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5,208
Views: 983,189
Posted By vintagebob
Never mind. I was able to pry it open with a...

Never mind. I was able to pry it open with a screwdriver. A little discouraging at how easy it was. :cry

The clip came off the back. I guess I'll use my soft bag for awhile until I figure out...
Forum: Beasts 08-07-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5,208
Views: 983,189
Posted By vintagebob
My Honda trunk is stuck in the locked position. ...

My Honda trunk is stuck in the locked position. The key cylinder turns but does not unlock the trunk. Any ideas on how to "break into" the trunk to fix it?

I assume that a nut came loose and now...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,961
Posted By vintagebob
The big tank wins. A weekend in Sequoia and...

The big tank wins.

A weekend in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks and never having to worry about gas...

Priceless!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By vintagebob
One of the reasons I switched from my 2012 RT to...

One of the reasons I switched from my 2012 RT to the 2014 GSA was the longer suspension travel. The GSA handles the rough roads around here better than my RT did. I don't see the roads getting...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,631
Posted By vintagebob
Thanks for the update. I had the BeemerShop...

Thanks for the update.

I had the BeemerShop put a Wilbers shock and fork spring/oil set on my CB500X and I am very happy with the setup. I will see them when it is time to upgrade the GSA.
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,621
Posted By vintagebob
Don't forget to keep a U-Haul handy when the...

Don't forget to keep a U-Haul handy when the immobilizer system craps out...1000 miles from home. :D

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Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,631
Posted By vintagebob
These guys will probably know what is available. ...

These guys will probably know what is available. Great shop!

http://www.beemershop.com
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,528
Posted By vintagebob
Come on guys. If you have TPMS you check your...

Come on guys. If you have TPMS you check your pressure before each ride.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 260,489
Posted By vintagebob
The long way into Bodie CA (Ghost town) ...

The long way into Bodie CA (Ghost town)

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Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 260,489
Posted By vintagebob
Klim Badlands Pro Hi Viz. I was wishing for...

Klim Badlands Pro Hi Viz.

I was wishing for a bandanna though! :D
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 260,489
Posted By vintagebob
One bike does not look like the others... ...

One bike does not look like the others...

Fun trip to Hollister CA on Saturday but the GSA does not fit in. :D


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Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,356
Posted By vintagebob
Similar to Travman, I rode a 2012 RT for 16K...

Similar to Travman, I rode a 2012 RT for 16K miles and really enjoyed it. That Camhead engine really smoothed out at around 12K miles.

I also had a Triumph 800XC, which did not work for me.

I...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 19,261
Posted By vintagebob
My 800XC when I went though Glacier. : 0 ...

My 800XC when I went though Glacier. : 0

Immobilizer failed. Uhaul to the rescue...

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Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 260,489
Posted By vintagebob
http://www.advdesigns.com/rurelopiboxf.html

http://www.advdesigns.com/rurelopiboxf.html
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 260,489
Posted By vintagebob
I got my new Kontour Seat conversion today. So...

I got my new Kontour Seat conversion today. So far, so good. We'll see if it works as good as the one I had on my RT.

I also got the Advgear pillion box from Adventure Designs. It holds my tire...
Forum: Beasts 06-27-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 30,075
Posted By vintagebob
I have the Honda luggage and I struggle to...

I have the Honda luggage and I struggle to recommend it.

The main reason I went with the Honda stuff was so I could use the bike key to operate the luggage, BUT you need to assemble the lock and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 260,489
Posted By vintagebob
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Forum: Beasts 06-08-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 5,208
Views: 983,189
Posted By vintagebob
Did you try Hollister Honda? A bit of a trek...

Did you try Hollister Honda? A bit of a trek from SF but I'm fairly sure you can get a test ride there.
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 30,075
Posted By vintagebob
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Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 260,489
Posted By vintagebob
Above the madness of US-101! ...

Above the madness of US-101!

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Forum: Beasts 05-20-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,007
Posted By vintagebob
I sold my 2012 BMW 1200RT and 2013 800XC so that...

I sold my 2012 BMW 1200RT and 2013 800XC so that i could get the new WC GSA.

Somewhere along the way I stumbled into a Honda dealership and rode out with a new 2013 CB500X. The 500X is a hoot. ...
Forum: Beasts 05-13-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5,208
Views: 983,189
Posted By vintagebob
500W, see link below. This should easily power...

500W, see link below. This should easily power your heated clothing and some LED lights. I have used a Warm & Safe jacket and gloves with no problems.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 260,489
Posted By vintagebob
Great day for a ride! ...

Great day for a ride!


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