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Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By Mtbcoach
Here is an idea...don't scrape your boots and/or...

Here is an idea...don't scrape your boots and/or pants against the foot peg...:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 701
Posted By Mtbcoach
I'd go with JVB advises, even though you can...

I'd go with JVB advises, even though you can manage with 2/3 pigtails now, one never knows when they may add/need more connections.

Doing it once now will make it much easier if things need to get...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By Mtbcoach
If you don't have the "pro plug" plugged in, the...

If you don't have the "pro plug" plugged in, the suspension will return to default setting, just a guess...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,589
Posted By Mtbcoach
Generally, yes...however, someone can damage an...

Generally, yes...however, someone can damage an engine in 6k miles just as much as 20k. I'd ask for any maintanence records and check the bike for how well it was treated...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 10,633
Posted By Mtbcoach
I don't find mine weak, work well into the 40's...

I don't find mine weak, work well into the 40's for me. I think they are very warm to the touch, better with thinner gloves for sure. I'd get them checked out next visit to the dealership, at least...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-14-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 20,121
Views: 784,579
Posted By Mtbcoach
Been buying our trees from them since we moved to...

Been buying our trees from them since we moved to NC 14 years ago. Great family business, always get fresh trees, great service...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,765
Posted By Mtbcoach
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61VZ5eoNgvL....

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61VZ5eoNgvL._SX300_.jpg

Seriously, I set mine up to see off each shoulder, seeing enough of the vehicle behind me but agree with Byrdguy, head on a swivel is...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,565
Posted By Mtbcoach
Well done...:clap :beer

Well done...:clap :beer
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,565
Posted By Mtbcoach
What my owner's manual says, just saying... ...

What my owner's manual says, just saying...

http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t105/mtbcoach/imagejpg1_zps62d5fb7d.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-09-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 20,121
Views: 784,579
Posted By Mtbcoach
heated gear...

I guess I'm simple, just did all Gerbing although I've been confused a bit with the whole company drama.

I found the G3 gloves a good fit for my hands, not overly cumbersome, very effective...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-08-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 20,121
Views: 784,579
Posted By Mtbcoach
I wound up going for a Gerbing jacket liner and...

I wound up going for a Gerbing jacket liner and G3 gloves along with a new Klim balaclava, first ride today using them. I set the controller at 50% and was comfortable to and from work tonight. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,050
Posted By Mtbcoach
Just burning thru tires and fuel, only problem I...

Just burning thru tires and fuel, only problem I have...:D
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 896
Posted By Mtbcoach
Thanks for the update, I'm getting similar...

Thanks for the update, I'm getting similar feedback and results but half your mileage...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,356
Posted By Mtbcoach
Nothing works, what happens? The bike explodes? ...

Nothing works, what happens? The bike explodes? Rolls upside down and quits as soon as it encounters gravel, sand or mud?

I find one must simply exhibit control, feel and explore the traction...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-21-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 20,121
Views: 784,579
Posted By Mtbcoach
Thanks, didn't know that, will have to look into...

Thanks, didn't know that, will have to look into a trip there...



Factory heated units on '14gsa do well...




I've got to try on some of the Gerbing gloves, previous units were bulky...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,356
Posted By Mtbcoach
I really liked the Anakee 3's that came stock on...

I really liked the Anakee 3's that came stock on m '14 GSA. I got over 6k miles before I put on a set of Karoo 3's, they probably have another 500-1000 miles in the rear. I only rode the Anakee's...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,457
Posted By Mtbcoach
Nice job getting your new ride out where it...

Nice job getting your new ride out where it belongs, glad you had fun getting it dirty.

Are you speculating this damage is from debris/rocks coming off the Anakee 3 front tire? In "light...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,250
Posted By Mtbcoach
From my exerience, dispersing the load throughout...

From my exerience, dispersing the load throughout the structure an important design feature also, why I feel a simple addition like this help strengthen the overall integrity of the bars.

And, I...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,250
Posted By Mtbcoach
That product goes a long way to increase the...

That product goes a long way to increase the integrity of the stock protection, good option for sure...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-20-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 20,121
Views: 784,579
Posted By Mtbcoach
Doing so might disprove my theory though...:evil ...

Doing so might disprove my theory though...:evil

I have the need to justify spending $$$ to SWMBO, doing the math for my daily commute of 40+ miles = <1g used on GSA, 4 gal used in cage (Land...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-20-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 20,121
Views: 784,579
Posted By Mtbcoach
I know that the year I invest in it will bring...

I know that the year I invest in it will bring the mildest winter on record...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-20-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 20,121
Views: 784,579
Posted By Mtbcoach
These past few days have me contemplating some...

These past few days have me contemplating some heated gear...

http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t105/mtbcoach/imagejpg1_zps06b9f4d6.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,808
Posted By Mtbcoach
I've owned both a '13 GSw and currently own a '14...

I've owned both a '13 GSw and currently own a '14 GSA. I agree, that it is "perception", yet, perception is reality.

I agree that slow speed handling feels "tighter", particularly when...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,483
Posted By Mtbcoach
Just the usual stuff... ...

Just the usual stuff...

http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t105/mtbcoach/2014%20R1200GSA/image_zpsda41528f.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,182
Posted By Mtbcoach
I'd recommend the Anakee3's, if you want a bit...

I'd recommend the Anakee3's, if you want a bit more aggresssive tire, I find the Karoo3's fantastic...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 28,623
Posted By Mtbcoach
I'm sure it's a blast to drive, obviously going...

I'm sure it's a blast to drive, obviously going after those more oriented toward the street but I'm cool with my '14GSA...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By Mtbcoach
I almost bought one last week until I found out...

I almost bought one last week until I found out they still can't work the way you (and I) expect them to work. I've been told its Garmin's issue but I'm no expert and staying with my Uclear for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,321
Posted By Mtbcoach
Cool2 And, you've not changed as many incandescent...

And, you've not changed as many incandescent bulbs? Is that because the incandescents are user servicable or that the LED's are more prone to failure.

I can't imagine that the failure rate is...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,106
Posted By Mtbcoach
I have taken both Dynabeads as well as Airsoft...

I have taken both Dynabeads as well as Airsoft pellets out of tires and have not seen any issues inside a tire or wheel. Its just someone who isn't getting paid for a service, needing to find fault...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,106
Posted By Mtbcoach
I used 2+ oz, considering the tire mass and...

I used 2+ oz, considering the tire mass and possibility of chunking a knobby, a little extra doesn't hurt from my experiece.

In my Land Cruiser, love to see the drivers next to me as I come to a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,106
Posted By Mtbcoach
I use airsoft pellets to balance tires, been...

I use airsoft pellets to balance tires, been using them in my Land Cruiser for many years.

However, cupping is another issue IMHO...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-28-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,232
Posted By Mtbcoach
Depends on the unit you have. The newest Sena...

Depends on the unit you have. The newest Sena 20S can do both, my Uclear can't. It's about being able to interupt the music to give Nav prompts, I can have it on Nav or phone, not both.

On my...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,057
Posted By Mtbcoach
How long do you expect a shock to last? In my...

How long do you expect a shock to last? In my world, they are use/wear items that need replacing at regular intervals, all dependent upon one's specific use/abuse.

Due to that, I could see your...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,675
Posted By Mtbcoach
Yup, no joke. I've been able to put a set of...

Yup, no joke. I've been able to put a set of Sava tires (150's) on my GSw but I could not get the Karoo3 on. I had to take it to a shop before I ate a spoon...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,057
Posted By Mtbcoach
How would he know, he doesn't have it installed? ...

How would he know, he doesn't have it installed? Even if he rode one during a test ride, pretty tough to judge IMHO...:ear
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 103,936
Posted By Mtbcoach
I agree, coming from the Anakee 3's, it was...

I agree, coming from the Anakee 3's, it was surprising for the first couple hundred miles, much better now or more used to it...:hmmmmm

I felt like they were more "pointed", considering also I ran...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,012
Posted By Mtbcoach
Agreed, between Modes, yet, changes in preload...

Agreed, between Modes, yet, changes in preload using the suspension settings can change ride height/preload. Telling the ESA you have 2 up when the rider is only 150 lbs changes the ride height for...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,508
Posted By Mtbcoach
I'm sure I'm not going to win a popularity...

I'm sure I'm not going to win a popularity contest with my post...

Who did the conversion? Was it a "used" tank or new in the conversion?

Hate to say, I can understand if someone bought a used...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,182
Posted By Mtbcoach
From my perspective, no different than any other...

From my perspective, no different than any other vehicle I've owned/driven when engaging/disengaging a high torque engine into a very low gear. When I drop my Land Cruiser into 1st, the difference...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,012
Posted By Mtbcoach
Your questions depend upon which riding mode you...

Your questions depend upon which riding mode you have it in. On dry pavement, I ride in Dynamic, wet, Rain, fire-road, Enduro, trails, Enduro Pro. Each will give you different chances to drop your...
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