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Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,899
Posted By Farkleberry
Can you put the 2014 Adventure screen onto a...

Can you put the 2014 Adventure screen onto a non-Adventure? I did that with my 2007, and it provided the best coverage for me.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2,210
Views: 242,637
Posted By Farkleberry
Here's a video of a guy tapping the speed button...

Here's a video of a guy tapping the speed button to bring up the trip computer (around 1'28").

<iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/dnjgciv6u8U" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315"...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2,210
Views: 242,637
Posted By Farkleberry
I think that you can also get to the trip...

I think that you can also get to the trip computer a couple of other ways. Here's one, as described in the very lame user manual:

Viewing the Trip Computer
The trip information page displays your...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2,389
Views: 405,240
Posted By Farkleberry
I have one of these...

I have one of these (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0082CXEI8), and I'be been trying to figure out where the heck to mount it.

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/81EqvjPHUPL._SX522_.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2,389
Views: 405,240
Posted By Farkleberry
Where are you planning to mount the USB port?

Where are you planning to mount the USB port?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,992
Posted By Farkleberry
I'm not really complaining, but noticing a...

I'm not really complaining, but noticing a difference from an earlier model.

It's more of an oddity that a big nuisance.

PS: We accept your offer to loan your S1000RR for test rides for heat...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2,210
Views: 242,637
Posted By Farkleberry
That URL just gets him to the search UI he might...

That URL just gets him to the search UI he might have had trouble with.

The manual is here: http://static.garmincdn.com/pumac/BMW_Nav_V_OM_EN.pdf

However, that may change. The way to find it is...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2,210
Views: 242,637
Posted By Farkleberry
Mac Basecamp

When I plug my Nav V into my Mac, Basecamp doesn't recognize it. Garmin Express does, as does the Finder, mounting the device as a disk volume. Basecamp just says, "No Devices".

Anyone else have...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2,210
Views: 242,637
Posted By Farkleberry
You can skip a point, but it's not automatic....

You can skip a point, but it's not automatic. From the manual:

"Skipping a Point in Your Route
If you decide not to go to the next point in your route, you can skip the point. This prevents the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,992
Posted By Farkleberry
+1 on the heat on my 2014 R1200GS. Non-adventure....

+1 on the heat on my 2014 R1200GS. Non-adventure.

I get a hot blast on my right foot. It's not that bad, and I'm looking forward to it in the winter (the mild Northern California kind), but it...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 133,298
Posted By Farkleberry
There are some fun roads to go take going off of...

There are some fun roads to go take going off of Highway 1 when heading south from San Francisco to Santa Cruz. Hwy 1 can be a little slabby along that route, although the ocean view is very...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 558,467
Posted By Farkleberry
That looks great! The white variant of the bike...

That looks great! The white variant of the bike definitely is not white enough and your change looks much better.

What was your process for painting them?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 558,467
Posted By Farkleberry
I'm glad that you didn't get hurt. Which...

I'm glad that you didn't get hurt.

Which crash-tested, proven protection bars are those?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,354
Posted By Farkleberry
Just for contrast, have you tried removing your...

Just for contrast, have you tried removing your windscreen entirely and letting your helmet cut the wind for you? Your Quantum was probably tested and designed around the results of it standing alone...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,657
Posted By Farkleberry
My 2007 R1200GS has a hook to hang a helmet on....

My 2007 R1200GS has a hook to hang a helmet on. It's under the seat and the seat lock doubles as the helmet locking mechanism once the seat is put back on. I could take a picture of it later if you'd...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 558,467
Posted By Farkleberry
What sort of lights are those on your gray bike?

What sort of lights are those on your gray bike?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 558,467
Posted By Farkleberry
Looks great. I was thinking about doing that if I...

Looks great. I was thinking about doing that if I replace mine (2007 with white plastics). Can you please post a few more angles?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 558,467
Posted By Farkleberry
That's quite the windshield. How tall are you?...

That's quite the windshield. How tall are you? How much higher than stock is that shield?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 558,467
Posted By Farkleberry
Cool. How much were the extra plastics? ...

Cool. How much were the extra plastics?

Someone please photoshop this to KTM Orange for full sacrilege! That would be quite a shocker in person!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 16,091
Posted By Farkleberry
Is there a thread or some other place to read...

Is there a thread or some other place to read about how they've handled the investigation? I'd like to read that.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,251
Posted By Farkleberry
6'1", GSA Windscreen + Winglets on a non-GSA. ...

6'1", GSA Windscreen + Winglets on a non-GSA.

And, IMO, everyone should wear earplugs no matter what.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,035
Posted By Farkleberry
My 07 ones are none to awesome, either.

My 07 ones are none to awesome, either.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,045
Posted By Farkleberry
It's not just you. My eyes wander and I ooh and I...

It's not just you. My eyes wander and I ooh and I aah, and then I see the chain and I make a raspberry. Perhaps I'm just too lazy to properly maintain a chain...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2,548
Views: 459,633
Posted By Farkleberry
Windscreen

I hope that the larger adventure windscreen is interchangeable with the non-Adv models.

I really like having the adventure windscreen on my non-Adv bike and would like to do the same in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,091,076
Posted By Farkleberry
Yes, thank you. I test rode the LC a while ago...

Yes, thank you. I test rode the LC a while ago and one of the two things that I didn't like were the teensy digits on the analogue speedo.

(The other was the move away from the paddle indicator...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 558,467
Posted By Farkleberry
Lots of people ignore those signs and enjoy the...

Lots of people ignore those signs and enjoy the rest of their ride. You end up down near Morgan Hill.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,091,076
Posted By Farkleberry
Can someone post a picture of how the digital...

Can someone post a picture of how the digital speedometer looks?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 776
Posted By Farkleberry
Camera Mount

That looks great. Thanks for the video.

With your camera mounted on the crash bar like that, how much of the front of your bike shows up in the video?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-22-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 453,014
Posted By Farkleberry
Now I'm worried. That's where I take my bike....

Now I'm worried. That's where I take my bike. What's wrong with the service?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 558,467
Posted By Farkleberry
There is a muffler cut out in the cases. The...

There is a muffler cut out in the cases. The muffler has switched sides. The cases are completely incompatible.

The top case might be a different story.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,091,076
Posted By Farkleberry
Can you share a picture?

Can you share a picture?
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,366
Posted By Farkleberry
Thanks for the input. I'll post how it goes when...

Thanks for the input. I'll post how it goes when I get around to trying it.

Here's a reply that I got from a Contour rep:
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,366
Posted By Farkleberry
Unmount/unstick a contour helmet mount

What's the best way to unmount/unstick a Contour helmet mount? (I have a Contour GPS).

I broke some plastic on my mount and need to replace it, but don't want to destroy my helmet in doing so.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,057
Posted By Farkleberry
What? "get some time" to bend a tab?!? I went and...

What? "get some time" to bend a tab?!? I went and did it. I can be late to work today.

The overhook seems to be catching on the seat bar a slight bit. I put some grease inside the overbooks and...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,057
Posted By Farkleberry
Thanks JVB. I suck at fixing my bike, but I'm...

Thanks JVB. I suck at fixing my bike, but I'm pretty good with internet searches: :1drink

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=7157924&postcount=2

I'll work on this when I get some...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,057
Posted By Farkleberry
My front (stock) seat has always been really hard...

My front (stock) seat has always been really hard to latch and unlatch. I've lubricated the lock mechanism, etc, etc, to no avail.

I have to really twist the key hard and wiggle the seat...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By Farkleberry
I suspect you'll need a variety of sources to...

I suspect you'll need a variety of sources to help you decide. Add this to this list of sources:

http://www.kbb.com/motorcycle
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,764
Posted By Farkleberry
Oddly, whenever I use the foam insert earplugs, I...

Oddly, whenever I use the foam insert earplugs, I get way more noise than without. I have no idea why.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,764
Posted By Farkleberry
Do you have to install the GSA support arm when...

Do you have to install the GSA support arm when you use the GSA windshield?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,764
Posted By Farkleberry
Maybe you should try your seat at the low setting...

Maybe you should try your seat at the low setting to get you into that quieter pocket? $700 cheaper to try than the C3!
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