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Forum: Equipment 12-23-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,088
Posted By Astolfo
I would love to hear about it!

I would love to hear about it!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,585
Posted By Astolfo
+1 my hands freeze at 20F like we ad a couple of...

+1 my hands freeze at 20F like we ad a couple of weeks ago...I commute year round and these grip warmer SUCK!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2,368
Views: 290,445
Posted By Astolfo
yep... I bet that there is a LOT more than a fix...

yep... I bet that there is a LOT more than a fix for the Schuberth (AKA Cardo).... I did upgrade and now they are sending 80kbps.... I guess they were running out of buffers and the pause was the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,615
Posted By Astolfo
:bubba Be careful...if you do not agree with...

:bubba

Be careful...if you do not agree with some people on this forum your are stupid, although you are not.
Very easy to implement, but short minded people will not agree with you because it...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,153
Posted By Astolfo
I think it all comes own to where (i.e....

I think it all comes own to where (i.e. temperature) you ride. I can see the H not being that bad once they soften up due to heat on the pavement. On the other hand they are already a VERY hard tire...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,013
Posted By Astolfo
I really do not know, but I have the feeling that...

I really do not know, but I have the feeling that is like with everything else...old facts catching up with new technologies...

My Porsche 9ff used synthetic before it even fired up, my...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 260,337
Posted By Astolfo
you missing the microwave! and toaster oven!

you missing the microwave! and toaster oven!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,153
Posted By Astolfo
I used them here in the PNW and they are horrible...

I used them here in the PNW and they are horrible in the cold and wet, they really hard and no traction!. These are tires that can have you looking at the asphalt very closely if you are not...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,153
Posted By Astolfo
Quote "The front Scout’s chevron tread design...

Quote "The front Scout’s chevron tread design gripped gravel and pavement with equal zeal, giving me the confidence to lean my BMW R 1200 GS into loose corners, pass cars and busses in heavy gravel,...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 260,337
Posted By Astolfo
Talk about short legs on a GSA...mine are 28...

Talk about short legs on a GSA...mine are 28 maybe even 27.5 my 32x29 Levi's jeans ALWAYS wear out about an inch...
single rider no luggage for me, even when partially loaded but no low seat I like...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,153
Posted By Astolfo
It looks like they like ALL tires... they say...

It looks like they like ALL tires... they say that the Heidenau K60 (http://www.ridermagazine.com/gear/heidenau-k60-scout-motorcycle-tires-review.htm/) Scout inspire confidence in the tarmac which is...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 260,337
Posted By Astolfo
I am guessing that is a flex tube connected to a...

I am guessing that is a flex tube connected to a brass tube with an inline filter. maybe $3 worth of materials at ace or napa.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,641
Posted By Astolfo
Bad "custom" engineering... the OEM NEVER has a...

Bad "custom" engineering... the OEM NEVER has a gap....
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 883
Posted By Astolfo
thanks

thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 883
Posted By Astolfo
CRAP they do not have it for the 2014 GSA !!

CRAP they do not have it for the 2014 GSA !!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2,368
Views: 290,445
Posted By Astolfo
the Q3 does too this is the one I have. Or so I...

the Q3 does too this is the one I have. Or so I think because I can stream from my iPhone and the nav.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2,368
Views: 290,445
Posted By Astolfo
here in the island is 21!!! and the roads are...

here in the island is 21!!! and the roads are iced now :(

went to the bakery to get some bread and back...

I do not underestimate the audience, I am always surprised how a simple explanation...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2,368
Views: 290,445
Posted By Astolfo
The Cardo does and I love it.

The Cardo does and I love it.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2,368
Views: 290,445
Posted By Astolfo
Well we will have agree to disagree. I made no...

Well we will have agree to disagree. I made no generalities I reported on hardware specs (to the best of my recollection) and basic computational theory.

Not because you do not notice it means...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2,368
Views: 290,445
Posted By Astolfo
Do not know, but if they are the same hardware...

Do not know, but if they are the same hardware with different software then they are.
the Reason I know about the NAV V guts is because I dropped mine and shattered to pieces so I did a little...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,641
Posted By Astolfo
+1^^^^^ I am glad that for some these...

+1^^^^^

I am glad that for some these "custom" seats are the Holly Grail, but then it would be hard to admit that you just spent so much $ on a seat that exposes the guts of your bike....

I bet...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,641
Posted By Astolfo
I guess I do not have that wide of an ass!!!:lol3...

I guess I do not have that wide of an ass!!!:lol3 and that is why I do not find it worth it to spend that kind of money :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,641
Posted By Astolfo
Agreed! I think it is a just unjustifiable and...

Agreed! I think it is a just unjustifiable and throwing your money away. Just plain robbery...IMHO
I have already 3 trips with more than 1.200+ miles a day in my 14 GSA and cant see how any of these...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,680
Posted By Astolfo
+1 too bad

+1 too bad
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2,368
Views: 290,445
Posted By Astolfo
Yes you can, however although you CAN use large...

Yes you can, however although you CAN use large SD (i.e. 32 GB or bigger) cards; the performance of the NAV will decrease as the size of the SD car you put is.

Although extremely simplified, the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,431
Posted By Astolfo
dang! I started my 14gsa in 17F a few days ago it...

dang! I started my 14gsa in 17F a few days ago it took some love to get her started....but I do not want to have to put heaters on my bike never had to before...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 260,337
Posted By Astolfo
NICE! I want to go to the packed sand soon!

NICE! I want to go to the packed sand soon!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 260,337
Posted By Astolfo
it does change the sag a bit, or when my legs get...

it does change the sag a bit, or when my legs get shorter when I get her in hard :eek1
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,716
Posted By Astolfo
dang you beat me by 6mph but run out of space...

dang you beat me by 6mph but run out of space :shog I had both my Nav V and 5Hz Garmin puck the Nav measured 138 the Garmin measured 136.8 since the Nav V I has an old and cheap receiver, I would go...
Forum: Beasts 11-14-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4,361
Views: 827,629
Posted By Astolfo
I wish they sold them in the USA! I love the Gas...

I wish they sold them in the USA! I love the Gas Gas
Forum: Beasts 11-14-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4,361
Views: 827,629
Posted By Astolfo
the F800GS des not go 60mi/gal unless you 20mph!

the F800GS des not go 60mi/gal unless you 20mph!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,525
Posted By Astolfo
It is the way most of us German Engineers think....

It is the way most of us German Engineers think. We do the thinking so you can make fun of us....until our way of thinking and engineering saves your $rse.:freaky

What people usually forget is...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,716
Posted By Astolfo
I can't claim that I know much a nuances of...

I can't claim that I know much a nuances of geometry, but I have ridden GS/GSA for long time a pretty fast (i.e. full throttle) for long stretches and on older models I knew I was going really fast...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,525
Posted By Astolfo
Yeah! 21F this Thursday morning in my house.......

Yeah! 21F this Thursday morning in my house.... WTF am I doing commuting at these temps!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,959
Posted By Astolfo
Also VERY important is where you ride it. I can...

Also VERY important is where you ride it. I can notice a lot less sag on colder weather. I had no problems touching the ground (28" inseam) in the summer, now I find myself tiptoeing. I am in Seattle.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,389
Posted By Astolfo
I am sorry man, there is NO way it was the...

I am sorry man, there is NO way it was the broker's doing. He had and has a lot riding on things getting delivered on the agreed scheduled. I have known this gentleman and his company for over 15...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,389
Posted By Astolfo
From personal experience things do not move as...

From personal experience things do not move as well if you do not grea$e some squeaky wheels.
We had to ship a boat to Germany for a race, made in the USA, no problems getting out of the old USA or...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 32,809
Posted By Astolfo
I will go 33/40 and try it. I am in PN WET and...

I will go 33/40 and try it. I am in PN WET and commute all year round (sometimes in the low20s and rain) so I need grip over tire longevity in the winter....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,887
Posted By Astolfo
that is what I am used to! clunk and first then...

that is what I am used to! clunk and first then smooth. On the Wethead clunk from 1 to N from N to 1, from 1 to 2nd,3rd to 4th..etc...

I ride mostly now in RAIN as I am in the PNW but I ride/en...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,887
Posted By Astolfo
despite of having over 400kmiles in gs/gsas I...

despite of having over 400kmiles in gs/gsas I can't get my 14 GSA to shift smoothly and I put about 2k miles a month on her (now about 10K on it).
Would you add some oil additive to the regular oil...
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