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Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2011, 04:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By slo100
Which Tank Bag With Risers?

Getting the white screen of death when searching on ADV today.

2007 GS with new Rox Risers. Old Marsee Corona tag bag no longer works with this rig.

Recommendations for tank bags that sit...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2009, 05:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By slo100
Adventure Spoke Rims

Looking to swap out my cast wheels for black adv style spoked rims.

Any technical details/complications for an 07 GS?

Anyone know what these are going for these days?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-16-2008, 05:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,897
Posted By slo100
Thanks, guys...I appreciate the information. ...

Thanks, guys...I appreciate the information.

I'll report back any findings as I figure out the best way to tackle it.

Bret
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-14-2008, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,897
Posted By slo100
Commuting from Ashburn, VA to D.C.???

Not an exciting adventure trip, though one might argue any trip around the D.C. beltway at rush hour is indeed an adventure.

I am starting a new job soon in D.C. and would like to get any...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2008, 07:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,641
Posted By slo100
Congrats!

Hey Rikki,

Congrats on the purchase. I went throught the same deliberation process as you and went with a GS as well.

BTW, are you going to go Neil Peart on us and bike between gigs?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2008, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 622,506
Posted By slo100
Givi Worked for Me

2007 GS. I am 6'1" with 33" inseam.

Just received a Givi today and I threw it on and went for a spin. It works wonders for me. All is quiet on the GS front now. No more thundering whoosh...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2008, 04:41 AM
Replies: 3,260
Views: 320,309
Posted By slo100
There are a lot of philosophers here. I...

There are a lot of philosophers here.

I was told moisture was the causal factor of the faulty antennas by the owner of my dealership. He said that information was shared with him at a BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3,260
Views: 320,309
Posted By slo100
Poor moisture sealing in some antennas rendered...

Poor moisture sealing in some antennas rendered them inoperative thereby paralyzing a large number of 07 and 08 models. The story I got was the moisture impacted the ability of the antenna to pickup...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2008, 05:07 AM
Replies: 4,753
Views: 1,637,381
Posted By slo100
That is just awesome! It is Mad Max in a best of...

That is just awesome! It is Mad Max in a best of ways. Love it! :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2008, 04:24 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 10,241
Posted By slo100
Yesterday evening I rode to the store; a 12 mile...

Yesterday evening I rode to the store; a 12 mile trip. Just for the benefit of this thread, I decided to make note of the waves here was my experience. FWIW I was riding my '07 R1200GS. I waved at...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-20-2008, 04:23 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 10,241
Posted By slo100
It's interesting to think of now but when I was...

It's interesting to think of now but when I was in India and Thailand last year, of the ba-zillion motorcyclists I saw in Bangalore and Bangkok, not one gave the wave.

I witnessed everything...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-20-2008, 07:42 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 10,241
Posted By slo100
It is automatic for me; make the gesture to all...

It is automatic for me; make the gesture to all (unless some road/weather/hazardous/ipod song selection condition prevents it) and keep riding.

Do people honestly monitor for a return wave and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2008, 04:14 AM
Replies: 3,260
Views: 320,309
Posted By slo100
Budski, Morton's has them (or is getting another...

Budski, Morton's has them (or is getting another shipment this week, I should say) and they are $37 there. Maybe Bob's will match or something.

The latest information I have on this issue as of...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2008, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3,260
Views: 320,309
Posted By slo100
Fascinating that the dealer advised him to move...

Fascinating that the dealer advised him to move the bike due to possible RF interference...my theory all along.

Glad it started and is rolling again.

Bret
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2008, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3,260
Views: 320,309
Posted By slo100
Well, we may never know but I like to do the...

Well, we may never know but I like to do the reading and make my un-educated guess, too! In any event, hopefully we can come to closure one way or another with a solution!!!

I just got a call...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2008, 03:47 AM
Replies: 3,260
Views: 320,309
Posted By slo100
I didn't say that. What I said was that it is...

I didn't say that. What I said was that it is possible that interference from any number of sources (security systems, cell phones, speed passes, etc.) could cause interference at the low frequency...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2008, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3,260
Views: 320,309
Posted By slo100
Here is an interesting read that goes into...

Here is an interesting read that goes into history and more technical detail.

http://www.unofficialbmw.com/images/BMW_EWS.pdf

If the EWS is operating at low frequency RFID bandwidths I can't...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2008, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3,260
Views: 320,309
Posted By slo100
Here is another interesting one with a bit more...

Here is another interesting one with a bit more detail. Again, from BMW autos.

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When the key is inserted in the lock cylinder and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3,260
Views: 320,309
Posted By slo100
Here is some information based on BMW cars (which...

Here is some information based on BMW cars (which I assume are similar to that in our bikes):

The EWS system consists of a key with a transponder, a loop antenna
(coil) around the steering...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2008, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3,260
Views: 320,309
Posted By slo100
Well, I still fall in the minority of thinking it...

Well, I still fall in the minority of thinking it is interference or some other cause than a wire breaking. My layman's unsubstantiated theory is that it is a shielding/frequency filtering issue vs....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2008, 04:28 AM
Replies: 3,260
Views: 320,309
Posted By slo100
SRhooter, where were you when your failure...

SRhooter, where were you when your failure occurred (in terms of gas station, food chain, bank, etc.)? I am sorry about your failure!

I have had three intermittent failures (all in my garage)...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2008, 03:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By slo100
My stock BMW battery will no longer take or hold...

My stock BMW battery will no longer take or hold a charge. '07 GS bought new in Feb. '08. It started exhibiting trouble before the break-in period. The only way to start it now is to charge it...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2008, 05:00 AM
Replies: 3,260
Views: 320,309
Posted By slo100
An Interesting Experience

I am having an issue with a bad stock battery that barely holds a charge. This issue first appeared on my '07 GS this past Friday. I was ready to head to work in the morning and all I got was the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2008, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3,260
Views: 320,309
Posted By slo100
That's a whole 'nother story, my friend, and it...

That's a whole 'nother story, my friend, and it has nothing to do with EWS!!!

I did just get it in Feb. of this year so I'm only a few months in. Still, not nearly as many miles as I'd like. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2008, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3,260
Views: 320,309
Posted By slo100
Thank you, tagesk, for your kind reply. I...

Thank you, tagesk, for your kind reply.

I have read (ok, skimmed) as much as my attention span will allow on this topic on ADVR as well as other forums. I can not find a technical explanation of...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2008, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3,260
Views: 320,309
Posted By slo100
Trying to Learn

I wonder how an antenna fails. Is the ring antenna comparable to a run of the mill radio antenna? What kind of signal is it and at what frequency is being transmitted between the key and the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2008, 11:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,391
Posted By slo100
I had a great experience at Morton's. FWIW...

I had a great experience at Morton's.

FWIW when I bought in Feb. they had a used ADV on the floor. An '06 maybe?

Factoring in the cost of time, airfare, and other expenses it sounds like...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2008, 04:17 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 11,251
Posted By slo100
Hi Scott

I almost bought your '81 GPz a number of years back! Small world!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2008, 10:54 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 11,251
Posted By slo100
My Story

I learned to ride a motorcycle on a friend's XR100 in the dirt. As soon as I was out of the coop (parents nixed motorcycles as long as I lived under their roof) I bought a beat up GPz550 and had it...
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