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Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2015, 03:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By jolly green giant
Not sure myself, will have to try it out although...

Not sure myself, will have to try it out although at first glance it appears the lids have adequate clearance.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By jolly green giant
Is this the bag you were looking for? BMW large...

Is this the bag you were looking for? BMW large bag on my 2015 GSA. Apologies for the quality of the photo

http://i618.photobucket.com/albums/tt265/gattb001/20150416_193854_zpsrqtsi4sc.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2,880
Views: 407,642
Posted By jolly green giant
I have a Scala Q2 multiset and I believe that...

I have a Scala Q2 multiset and I believe that it's not the Scala headset which is at fault as it works well for me. I have the same problem with the interface between my Samsung Galaxy S3 and Nav V....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By jolly green giant
Same experience with my bike, although no...

Same experience with my bike, although no problems with downshifting.
Forum: Photos 06-04-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 1,165
Views: 382,434
Posted By jolly green giant
Belgium never had any F-4 Phantoms in service....

Belgium never had any F-4 Phantoms in service. That is a Royal Air Force F-4K/M Phantom, of 92 Squadron if I'm not mistaken.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 2,880
Views: 407,642
Posted By jolly green giant
I hear you brother, 6'7" as well with GSA LC set...

I hear you brother, 6'7" as well with GSA LC set at 2 helmets.
Forum: Photos 05-18-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 255,272
Posted By jolly green giant
Three passes which every true motorcyclist must...

Three passes which every true motorcyclist must experience in his lifetime:

Col de La Bonette 2802m, highest paved road in the Alps...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By jolly green giant
6'7" with a 37" inseam - nobody's perfect! I had...

6'7" with a 37" inseam - nobody's perfect! I had the same doubts so I measured the seat height and found out that the ESA set for rider only measures 890mm. When suspension set for rider+pillion (two...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,806
Posted By jolly green giant
The GIVI radiator guards come in Left and Right...

The GIVI radiator guards come in Left and Right pieces. Also provided is a piece of self adhesive foam which has to be cut into thin pieces to be stuck to the upper and lower parts of the radiator...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,667
Posted By jolly green giant
Tank bag is a BMW OEM part for the GSA LC, tank...

Tank bag is a BMW OEM part for the GSA LC, tank cover is produced by Bagster:

http://issuu.com/bagster/docs/cata-bagster15-web
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,667
Posted By jolly green giant
My setup ...

My setup

http://i618.photobucket.com/albums/tt265/gattb001/20150513_182057_zpsmfxnrvrz.jpg (http://s618.photobucket.com/user/gattb001/media/20150513_182057_zpsmfxnrvrz.jpg.html)
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,806
Posted By jolly green giant
I bought the GIVI radiator guards for Eur 55 -...

I bought the GIVI radiator guards for Eur 55 - lightweight, sturdy and very simple to install:

http://media.givi.it/XN-Prodotti/foto/PR5108.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 777
Views: 110,912
Posted By jolly green giant
After 1100 km I have started, or rather GSAP is...

After 1100 km I have started, or rather GSAP is allowing me, to shift up from 1st to 2nd (and up), and shift down from 6th all the way down to 1st - with mixed results as one can imagine.
For...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 12,220
Posted By jolly green giant
I agree with Krime, to each their own of course. ...

I agree with Krime, to each their own of course.

It is just an opinion, that's why its called a forum. I may agree with you or I might not, but I never intended to demean anyone's choice of...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 12,220
Posted By jolly green giant
Likewise I could not see the benefit of keyless...

Likewise I could not see the benefit of keyless on my GSA LC given that I would be carrying stuff in my top box which requires a key to lock for security. By having keyless you need to think twice...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 7,211
Views: 1,368,535
Posted By jolly green giant
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"] ("http://s1373.photobucket.com/user/kralln46/media/Mobile%20Uploads/20150429_064809_zpsbvupcwtl.jpg.html)I see that you have fitted an extra socket. How did you connect it? Direct to the battery...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 192
Posted By jolly green giant
Mirror extenders for GSA LC

Thinking of fitting mirror extenders to the handlebar mirror mountings to improve rear view. Can anyone confirm whether the GSA LC's mirrors have M10/10mm threads with 1.5mm pitch (Coarse)
Forum: Photos 04-27-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 37,263
Posted By jolly green giant
Current occupants of my garage, both 2015 models ...

Current occupants of my garage, both 2015 models

http://i618.photobucket.com/albums/tt265/gattb001/20150426_135954_zps9jf6yyqo.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 843
Posted By jolly green giant
http://www.wunderlich.de/shop/en/wunderlich-drinks...

http://www.wunderlich.de/shop/en/wunderlich-drinks-holder-vario.html

http://www.wunderlich.de/shop/media/catalog/product/cache/2/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/4/3/43581-002_04_web.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7,211
Views: 1,368,535
Posted By jolly green giant
Fitted a bagster tank cover to my GSA LC ...

Fitted a bagster tank cover to my GSA LC

http://i618.photobucket.com/albums/tt265/gattb001/20150418_112812_zps8kvbtlnp.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By jolly green giant
http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/DiagramsMai...

http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/DiagramsMain.aspx?vid=51556&rnd=08102012

Choose your bike from the menu and Bob's your uncle.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 793
Posted By jolly green giant
If you're looking for a USB adaptor which is...

If you're looking for a USB adaptor which is compatible with the socket try this
...
Forum: Photos 04-16-2015, 02:01 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 37,263
Posted By jolly green giant
http://i618.photobucket.com/albums/tt265/gattb001/...

http://i618.photobucket.com/albums/tt265/gattb001/20150308_111341_zpssfkbpzgh.jpg (http://s618.photobucket.com/user/gattb001/media/20150308_111341_zpssfkbpzgh.jpg.html)
Forum: Photos 04-16-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 2,346
Views: 577,967
Posted By jolly green giant
http://i618.photobucket.com/albums/tt265/gattb001/...

http://i618.photobucket.com/albums/tt265/gattb001/IMG_3341_zpsxla4cpkp.jpg (http://s618.photobucket.com/user/gattb001/media/IMG_3341_zpsxla4cpkp.jpg.html)

Rhone Glacier, Swiss Alps, Jul 14.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2015, 01:50 AM
Replies: 777
Views: 110,912
Posted By jolly green giant
Thanks for all the interesting replies. But...

Thanks for all the interesting replies. But pardon my ignorance, how do you allow the gearshift to reset to neutral?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 777
Views: 110,912
Posted By jolly green giant
15 GSAW and still at 900 km. Experiencing...

15 GSAW and still at 900 km. Experiencing difficulty when shifting from second to third gear, ie cannot always upshift with GSAP and have to engage clutch to do so. This happens randomly and not...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 888
Posted By jolly green giant
I'm considering fitting these footpegs to my GSA...

I'm considering fitting these footpegs to my GSA LC for a more comfortable ride since I have a rather long inseam at 37", but am concerned they may scrape the ground when on the lower setting while...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3,167
Views: 495,557
Posted By jolly green giant
Thanks Jim, put my mind at rest.

Thanks Jim, put my mind at rest.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3,167
Views: 495,557
Posted By jolly green giant
Was cleaning the GSA LC this morning (with sponge...

Was cleaning the GSA LC this morning (with sponge and water only) and found out that I could move the rear suspension about 1 inch left and right - is this normal? I read somewhere that someone else...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,161
Posted By jolly green giant
Scala Rider Q2 Multiset Pro, Samsung Galaxy S3...

Scala Rider Q2 Multiset Pro, Samsung Galaxy S3 and Nav 5. No major dramas and S3 connects to Nav 5 as soon as I turn on the ignition. I still got to figure out how to answer a call without touching...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 408,941
Posted By jolly green giant
Skid plate by GIVI and UBER fender extender by...

Skid plate by GIVI and UBER fender extender by Pyramid Plastics (UK)
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 408,941
Posted By jolly green giant
http://i618.photobucket.com/albums/tt265/gattb001/...

http://i618.photobucket.com/albums/tt265/gattb001/DSCF1410_zpsspbbo3g4.jpg (http://s618.photobucket.com/user/gattb001/media/DSCF1410_zpsspbbo3g4.jpg.html)
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7,211
Views: 1,368,535
Posted By jolly green giant
Just fitted a new windshield to my 15 GSAW. This...

Just fitted a new windshield to my 15 GSAW. This one measures 522mm high by 510mm wide. And what a difference, I'm telling you. At 6'8" with a 37" inseam the stock shield is not much effective for...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,087
Posted By jolly green giant
6'7" with a 37" inseam. Until recently owned a...

6'7" with a 37" inseam. Until recently owned a 2005 1200GS with GSA suspension front and rear and GSA seat - sweet.

Presently riding a three week old GSA LC - wow!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 777
Views: 110,912
Posted By jolly green giant
Agreed. First time with GSAP was surprised that...

Agreed. First time with GSAP was surprised that gear shift was somewhat stiff. But now you mention it you've laid my mind at rest that it is caused by a heavier spring in the GSAP.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11,475
Views: 2,335,746
Posted By jolly green giant
Leaking silencer and seat height

One week old GSA LC and fired it up in the garage for a few minutes as the weather was not ideal for a ride. After switching it off noticed droplets of water coming out from under the silencer's...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,511
Posted By jolly green giant
I hear you milo and I've only had the bike for a...

I hear you milo and I've only had the bike for a week during which I've manage to ride it for 80km. Each time I reached for the indicator I touched the paddle wheel. Also with the GSAP I'm still...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2,880
Views: 407,642
Posted By jolly green giant
I picked up my GSA LC last week and also the NAV...

I picked up my GSA LC last week and also the NAV 5. Coming from a Garmin 660 I was very surprised that the box only contained the NAV 5 and battrey and nothing else, apart from a warning note and...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7,211
Views: 1,368,535
Posted By jolly green giant
Did you connect directly to battrey or did you...

Did you connect directly to battrey or did you tap a wire?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7,211
Views: 1,368,535
Posted By jolly green giant
Anything I should look out for? Clearance is ok?

Anything I should look out for? Clearance is ok?
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