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Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2006, 06:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,872
Posted By Captain PHX
Dude, I live in Phoenix and I have had zero...

Dude, I live in Phoenix and I have had zero problems. Never shut the bike off once in traffic and I ride @ 110 degrees sometimes.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2006, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,170
Posted By Captain PHX
My KTM 525 popped badly on decel. I read that...

My KTM 525 popped badly on decel. I read that removing the pipes and sealing the joints will stop the popping. I did this, and it stopped completly. Then I did it on my 1200 GS and it had no...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2006, 04:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,552
Posted By Captain PHX
Man, some of you guys get unbelievable mileage...

Man, some of you guys get unbelievable mileage out of your TKC 80's. I love the tire and I'm on my 5th rear and 3rd front on my 1200GS. I've never gotten more than 2700 out of a rear. I took a short...
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2006, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By Captain PHX
Na-Na Na-Na Na-Naaaa

My wife bought me a power washer for my birthday! Cleaned all the crud off the KTM in 5 minutes. So Coooool!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2006, 01:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,327
Posted By Captain PHX
I was out riding the KTM the other day with a...

I was out riding the KTM the other day with a friend of mine. He said that he could'nt belive that I had a Harley! I told him that when I was growing up, on dirt bikes and Japanese street bikes, that...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2006, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,028
Posted By Captain PHX
Interesting-- I am wanting to put the adventure...

Interesting-- I am wanting to put the adventure passanger seat onto my low driver seat equipped regular 12GS.
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2006, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 964
Posted By Captain PHX
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2006, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 964
Posted By Captain PHX
Well, I may end up using the stock speakers, but...

Well, I may end up using the stock speakers, but from what I was told by the dealer was that my Schuberth helmut requires that I "scoop out" some of the styrafoam inside the helmut in the ear area to...
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2006, 08:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 964
Posted By Captain PHX
Need advice from Autocom users

I just purchased an Autocom Easi-7-Advance communication system. I am using it rider to passenger. I also purchased the headset extension leads. The dealer was trying to sell me some ear buds to plug...
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2006, 11:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,713
Posted By Captain PHX
The visor is removed and a sun visor added. That...

The visor is removed and a sun visor added. That is what I like about this helmut. Any ideas where/if you can get a non carbon version of this or how much?
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2006, 09:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,713
Posted By Captain PHX
What helmut is it that you see the rider on the...

What helmut is it that you see the rider on the 1200GS ads wearing--the one with the visor and he's wearing goggles?

http://captainphx.smugmug.com/photos/13569911-M.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2006, 07:40 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,580
Posted By Captain PHX
Funny, I had the 1150 adventure and then switched...

Funny, I had the 1150 adventure and then switched to the 1200 GS and my wife said the exact same thing. What doesn't she like about the 1200GS?
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2006, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By Captain PHX
Where did you get your System 4? How much? and is...

Where did you get your System 4? How much? and is there a non carbon version?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2006, 07:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,462
Posted By Captain PHX
Well, my issue is, is that 90% of the time I'll...

Well, my issue is, is that 90% of the time I'll be riding without a tankbag. I'll use a tankbag when I'm on trips that are overnight or longer. And since I probably only do 2-3 of those kind of trips...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2006, 09:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,186
Posted By Captain PHX
My wife has a alpinstar jacket that fits very...

My wife has a alpinstar jacket that fits very well. We ordered the pants that match. Hope they fit. Thanks for all the info. I'm sure we'll find something now.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2006, 09:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,462
Posted By Captain PHX
So, in other words, you don't have to use the...

So, in other words, you don't have to use the velcro on the tank with the touratech?
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2006, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,186
Posted By Captain PHX
Where to get womens riding stuff?

My wife is a size zero , 1 , or 2, depending on manufactures. We are looking for some road riding pants for her. Impossible to find in her size. Anybody know any good places for petite size clothing?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2006, 02:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,474
Posted By Captain PHX
:rofl Yeah, I ride it off road and stand up, but...

:rofl Yeah, I ride it off road and stand up, but I also ride longer road trips. I have the low seast on right now, but not only is it uncomfortable, the passenger towers over the rider. I'm trying to...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2006, 12:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,462
Posted By Captain PHX
Yes, standard tankbag. Thanks for the mounting...

Yes, standard tankbag. Thanks for the mounting info. I was concerned about the velcro, because when inquiring at my dealer about the BMW tankbag (which is too big) he said that velcro is NOT...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2006, 10:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,462
Posted By Captain PHX
Exclellent info. Thanks. I've been told you don't...

Exclellent info. Thanks. I've been told you don't HAVE to use the velcro. Is this true?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2006, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,474
Posted By Captain PHX
Any complaints from passengers?

Any complaints from passengers?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2006, 07:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,462
Posted By Captain PHX
Touratech Tank Bag

Anybody have a Touratech Tank bag for their 1200GS? Would you recommend it?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2006, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,474
Posted By Captain PHX
Touratech seat

Anybody had any experience with the Touratech one peice seat for the 1200GS? I was thinking about getting one.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2006, 07:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,136
Posted By Captain PHX
Well, I'm gonna keep it for now. If anything,...

Well, I'm gonna keep it for now. If anything, I'll probably buy the touratech and sell the "low boy".
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2006, 04:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,136
Posted By Captain PHX
I've got the low seat and I find that it is hard...

I've got the low seat and I find that it is hard as a rock after only a short ride. Plus, with the lower seat height, the passenger seems to tower over me. Doesn't bother me, but the pax don't seem...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-17-2005, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,430
Posted By Captain PHX
Forward Air

Thank you everyone. I called 'em all. Forward Air has the best rate at $475, though only by a little. That's using their crate.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-16-2005, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,430
Posted By Captain PHX
shipping a KTM

Anybody know how to ship a bike? I just bought a 525 EXC from a guy in Missouri. I called Fedex- they want $407--I crate it. Forward Air Freight--$475--they crate it. Is there a better way to ship?...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2005, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By Captain PHX
Huh. I'll give it a try. Thanks!

Huh. I'll give it a try. Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2005, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By Captain PHX
Touch up painting

I have small scratch in my tank. I have the BMW touch up paint. Anybody have any secrets/tecniques for applying it?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2005, 12:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,365
Posted By Captain PHX
Thank you!!

Thank you!!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2005, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,365
Posted By Captain PHX
BMW motorcycle dealer in Amsterdam?

Any of you European guys know where a BMW motorcycle dealer is in Amsterdam?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2005, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 631
Posted By Captain PHX
Where'd you get yer can?

For those of you who have gotten an aftermarket exhaust can, where did you get it? I am looking for a good mail order place for a Remus Titanium for a 1200 GS. Anybody have any particularly good or...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2005, 02:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,166
Posted By Captain PHX
Break in Poll

How'd you break yours in? By the book or keep the throttle pinned to the stop?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2005, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,471
Posted By Captain PHX
SteveAZ, This is all the info I have on it....

SteveAZ,
This is all the info I have on it. Hope this helps.

http://captainphx.smugmug.com/photos/13666832-L.jpg

http://captainphx.smugmug.com/photos/13666838-L.jpg
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Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2005, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 915
Posted By Captain PHX
Well, I travel alot to Europe and I wanted all...

Well, I travel alot to Europe and I wanted all the info I could get on it, so I can be a semi informed buyer should I feel totally out of my mind that particular day. My dealer said they go for $800,...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2005, 02:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,471
Posted By Captain PHX
Sure, give me a bit and I'll scan it in to my...

Sure, give me a bit and I'll scan it in to my computer and send it on to ya. My chip went into a 02 1150.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2005, 12:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,471
Posted By Captain PHX
SteveAZ, I stand corrected. I went and...

SteveAZ,

I stand corrected. I went and looked at the bulliten that came with my BB Powerchip. It is BOTH sides that need to be shortened. Here is the page from the bulliten that came with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2005, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,471
Posted By Captain PHX
Your bike has apparently been "chipped". That is,...

Your bike has apparently been "chipped". That is, the bike's original computer chip has been replaced with an aftermarket computer chip. The procedure for installing the chip calls for cutting the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2005, 08:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 720
Posted By Captain PHX
Thanks AKJohn

Thanks AKJohn
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2005, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 720
Posted By Captain PHX
Disconnect battery before charging?

I have a R12GS. I've tried to research this on this forum but cannot find any discussion on this. The manual says you must disconnect the battery before hooking up a charger. Won't the bike loose...
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