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Forum: Asia Yesterday, 03:37 PM
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Posted By dixonk
I'm using a 1200gs.

I'm using a 1200gs.
Forum: Asia Yesterday, 05:29 AM
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Posted By dixonk
Ok let me know.

Ok let me know.
Forum: Asia 07-27-2014, 09:25 PM
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Views: 201,461
Posted By dixonk
Philippines Adventure Rides

I should be able to make it. Where is the meetup? Time? Route? Okay if I have a pillion?


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Forum: Asia 07-27-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 201,461
Posted By dixonk
So they say. They want to make it so that if a...

So they say. They want to make it so that if a passenger gets off and robs someone they know what motorcycle he was on. Trouble with that is the only ones that will be wearing the vests are the law...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,481
Posted By dixonk
The only time they get squirly is crossing wet...

The only time they get squirly is crossing wet metal and wet tar snakes and some road paint. If they are dry I encountered no problems. They do track grooves like nothing else. At 5000 miles they are...
Forum: Asia 07-27-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 201,461
Posted By dixonk
Not to mention the stupid law Quezon City has put...

Not to mention the stupid law Quezon City has put into effect requiring you to wear a vest with your placard number on it and I heard if your bike is still waiting on a plate you can't ride...
Forum: Asia 07-26-2014, 12:57 AM
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Views: 201,461
Posted By dixonk
When you riding? Sent from my iPhone...

When you riding?


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Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,481
Posted By dixonk
Put over 6000 miles on my k60 and they had plenty...

Put over 6000 miles on my k60 and they had plenty of miles left when I sold the bike.


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Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By dixonk
Sounds like you should have kept your 1150... ...

Sounds like you should have kept your 1150...


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Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 04:48 PM
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Views: 877,319
Posted By dixonk
Shut up and take my money! Where do I buy? ...

Shut up and take my money! Where do I buy?


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Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 909
Posted By dixonk
Thanks for chiming in Jim. Can you give us some...

Thanks for chiming in Jim. Can you give us some kind of review of these tires since user reviews seem to be next to non existent on the net?


Mileage? Do they square off like the Heidi's do?...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By dixonk
They look clean. Have a feeling they wouldn't...

They look clean. Have a feeling they wouldn't survive much of a drop though. They are made out of aluminum.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,089
Posted By dixonk
I emailed Heidenau last week and their reply was:...

I emailed Heidenau last week and their reply was:

"At this time we still have no new info."
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 909
Posted By dixonk
Read that one. Did not contain any reviews in the...

Read that one. Did not contain any reviews in the thread.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 909
Posted By dixonk
Sava MC60 Tires

Looking for a new 50/50 tire for my bike. Previously used the Heidenau K60 for about 6000 miles before selling the bike and moving to the Philippines. Now picked up another GSW and looking to find...
Forum: Asia 07-13-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 201,461
Posted By dixonk
Looked like fun. Wish I could've joined you. ...

Looked like fun. Wish I could've joined you.


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Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,296
Posted By dixonk
True. Carry on :freaky

True. Carry on :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 35,994
Posted By dixonk
Will probably end up going that route although...

Will probably end up going that route although the mileage reports don't seem to be any better than the tried and tested TKC which is also available in GSW sizes and easy to source.
Forum: Asia 07-11-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 201,461
Posted By dixonk
Philippe's bikes come with a trunk already. I am...

Philippe's bikes come with a trunk already. I am going on a trip with him this Friday for 4 days. Will make a ride report when I return.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,296
Posted By dixonk
OP stated he did not want a tank ring mounted bag.

OP stated he did not want a tank ring mounted bag.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 35,994
Posted By dixonk
No not the Anakee 3s I am actually on my 2nd set...

No not the Anakee 3s I am actually on my 2nd set of those so I know all about them. I am interested in the Wilds. Need a knobby and the Heidis didn't last that long for me. Possibly due to sizing...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 823
Posted By dixonk
The built in MP3 player on the Nav V is actually...

The built in MP3 player on the Nav V is actually really good. You can use the handlebar controls to control the music. I just threw in a 64GB card with my music on it. That way I can see the info...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 35,994
Posted By dixonk
Anyone have any new mileage updates on these...

Anyone have any new mileage updates on these tires?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,089
Posted By dixonk
I ran a 150/110 Heidi combo on mine for 6000...

I ran a 150/110 Heidi combo on mine for 6000 miles. They were pretty much toast after that and squared off pretty bad despite all the twisties I took them through. But they do fit and they get the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,445
Posted By dixonk
The pros is since traffic laws are relatively...

The pros is since traffic laws are relatively "optional" getting around the traffic is pretty easy. The scenery once you get out of Manila is beautiful with lots of places to stop. The roads are...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 823
Posted By dixonk
I have the Sena SMH10, iPhone 5, and Nav V. ...

I have the Sena SMH10, iPhone 5, and Nav V.

I paired the Sena with the Nav and paired the iPhone to the Nav. All working and that way the Sena is only pairing with one device.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,445
Posted By dixonk
I guess BMW Autohaus has some connections with...

I guess BMW Autohaus has some connections with customs here. I paid 1.35M pesos for it. Based on a 43 pesos to the dollar rate it comes out to 31395 USD plus I had to pay 1800 USD for comprehensive...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,179
Posted By dixonk
I rode a Yamaha R1 before and that thing was a...

I rode a Yamaha R1 before and that thing was a furnace so my opinion on what is considered heat may be a little skewed.
Forum: Asia 07-10-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 201,461
Posted By dixonk
Contact Philippe at parmotorrad.com. You can...

Contact Philippe at parmotorrad.com. You can rent a BMW G650GS for 80 bucks a day.
Forum: Asia 07-10-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 201,461
Posted By dixonk
Ya I'm up in the air on getting into another...

Ya I'm up in the air on getting into another group myself. Prefer going with 1 or 2 people at a time.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,179
Posted By dixonk
Riding in the Philippines (hot is an...

Riding in the Philippines (hot is an understatement) in Metro Manila traffic and also haven't noticed any abnormal heat. I ride with A* riding shoes, jeans, Revit mesh jacket.
Forum: Asia 07-10-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 201,461
Posted By dixonk
Who here will be registering for the Ironman...

Who here will be registering for the Ironman Challenge in January? Also are there any BOSS members here? I am interested in joining but website seems to be down.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,296
Posted By dixonk
I don't go anywhere without my wolfman ranier....

I don't go anywhere without my wolfman ranier. Best tank bag I ever used and plenty big for any size trip


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Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,445
Posted By dixonk
It's a little less than $32000 after taxes and...

It's a little less than $32000 after taxes and registration. All options except for heated grips and spoke wheels.


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Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,445
Posted By dixonk
This is all in my opinion. Or I might have had...

This is all in my opinion. Or I might have had one that was built on Monday in the states.


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Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,445
Posted By dixonk
2014 GSW US Version vs Euro Version (Comparison)

http://www.motorcycle.com/gallery/gallery.php/d/365598-2/2013-BMW-R1200GS-Detail-11.jpg?g2_GALLERYSID=TMP_SESSION_ID_DI_NOISSES_PMT

Not from my bike but found on Google. By default the headlights...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,445
Posted By dixonk
It might be due to mapping changes but I would...

It might be due to mapping changes but I would say probably not better quality fuel. I am using 95RON here from Shell. I filled up in Metro Manila and once in the province as well no difference...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,445
Posted By dixonk
Rode 500 km today. Also noticed the exhaust is...

Rode 500 km today. Also noticed the exhaust is noticeably louder than the US version and that the horn is a lot louder than the US version.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,445
Posted By dixonk
2014 GSW US Version vs Euro Version (Comparison)

To start with a little back story:

I owned a 2014 GSW in the States which I put over 10000 miles on. Decided to pack up, sell everything, and retire in the Philippines. Before leaving CONUS I...
Forum: Asia 07-04-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 201,461
Posted By dixonk
Well if you ever get time on Wednesdays we...

Well if you ever get time on Wednesdays we usually go there at least once a month on Wednesday for my wife to attend mass there.
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