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Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 17,994
Posted By GAP
Alaska 2014

Wonderful story!
Jealous.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-03-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By GAP
Nice offer for someone. You're right, probably...

Nice offer for someone.
You're right, probably not the right place but there should be a place.
Forum: Ride reports 12-26-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 165,282
Posted By GAP
Sat and read your entire RR over a couple of cups...

Sat and read your entire RR over a couple of cups of coffee waiting for the (almost) wife and kids and rabbit to wake up this morning. Too much turkey. Maybe the wine. Nah must have been the turkey....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,262
Posted By GAP
Two items: The ultimate in expensive and...

Two items:

The ultimate in expensive and extremely useless equipment is the Touratech IPhone 4 holder. Yes Marcoue you were right.
...
Forum: Canada 08-05-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 3,269
Views: 634,731
Posted By GAP
Your trip looks like a lot of fun! Have a safe...

Your trip looks like a lot of fun! Have a safe one.
Forum: Canada 08-05-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 3,269
Views: 634,731
Posted By GAP
Route du Nord

Hi Xavier,
It was great seeing you and your wife on that rather barren road. It is always a treat to meet travelers from France (les Alps) in the outback. You guys are always so well prepared. Loved...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2012, 05:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,101
Posted By GAP
Welcome to a world of fun. Touring. Off roading...

Welcome to a world of fun. Touring. Off roading and getting lost. Buying way too much stuff that you need or not. Listening to everybody's opinions on what's perfect for them. Watching the scenery go...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,190
Posted By GAP
Steve G. Read all the threads on the Shorai...

Steve G.
Read all the threads on the Shorai battery. I too have had an Exide battery on my 2008 GSA. Last month it died on the first evening of a two week trip to Florida. Tracked down a Yuasa...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,190
Posted By GAP
Steve G. Read all the threads on the Shorai...

Steve G.
Read all the threads on the Shorai battery. I too have had an Exide battery on my 2008 GSA. Last month it died on the first evening of a two week trip to Florida. Tracked down a Yuasa...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,348
Posted By GAP
Aculate......you pretty much covered it all....

Aculate......you pretty much covered it all. Someone will certainly add to the list.
I love working on my bike. I probably can fix most everything if I had the time. But I don't and I have a great...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By GAP
Dead battery

OK, I just arrived in Harrisburg, Pa. Stopped the bike for 10 minutes, after riding 500miles, and when I when to start it, all I got was a CLUNK, CLUNK from the starter motor. Dead battery?? Ran a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By GAP
I've done it but can't remember. I guess it's...

I've done it but can't remember. I guess it's starting.....
Here is a hint: http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/DiagramsMain.aspx?vid=51732&rnd=03252011
That's Max BMW's fiche and shows the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,703
Posted By GAP
Panier handles

I love having handles on my GSA boxes. I take my boxes off and on all the time and with handles you can actually carry two of them easily. There are two choices that I know of. I bought the Touratech...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,731
Posted By GAP
Corn is FOOD not motor fuel. People are starving...

Corn is FOOD not motor fuel. People are starving and we North Americans take good farming land and build cheap, far away housing on it or grow non food crops. We deserve the mess we are in. We should...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By GAP
Gee I've got the same bike with 45,000kms. At...

Gee I've got the same bike with 45,000kms. At 8,000kms I was wondering when it would loosen up a bit. I'd do the basic tune up stuff, check the recall stuck and then......ride it and see what...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,403
Posted By GAP
Smaller bike Bigger tank

You have a valid point. The big tank is one of the strong points when opting for the GSA. Gas volume isn't the only reason, wind protection is a big advantage. Clicking over to 60 this year. Do bikes...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-16-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,992
Posted By GAP
Great poster! You have it just about right.

Great poster! You have it just about right.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-16-2012, 04:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,783
Posted By GAP
Sleeping Giant

Marc, is the last photo a metaphor for the Habs after their most recent loss to 'da Bruins'? As always...nice pics.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-14-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3,540
Views: 1,500,966
Posted By GAP
Here is the web site for the bridge: ...

Here is the web site for the bridge: http://www.confederationbridge.com/en/tolls_fees.php

PEI is absolutely beautiful. Very calm and peaceful.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-11-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,608
Posted By GAP
Scotland ride

Such a beautiful country. My mate has offered the suggestion of flying us and the bike over to spend some time there. She has traveled through Scotland a bunch of times and puts it in her...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,738
Posted By GAP
tire wear

I am always amazed at the high mileage on some owners tires. I can't image getting some of the high use from my tires. I find myself changing rear tires (Anakee 2 last two sets) after about 7000kms....
Forum: Americas 01-16-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,227
Posted By GAP
Gee....back in grade school with this one. ...

Gee....back in grade school with this one.

Being born in Quebec in the early 50's, I, as an English speaking person, wasn't thrilled with my having to endure years of French lessons. Back in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 16,787
Posted By GAP
59 years old and immature. GSA is about my 13th...

59 years old and immature. GSA is about my 13th bike and perfect for me now.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2011, 04:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,711
Posted By GAP
GSA Seat

Hi James,
Still seat hunting I see. John and I still love our Bill Mayer seats. Highly recommend them. My other riding partner runs a Sargent and is very happy. Because the Sargent is a complete...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2011, 04:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,336
Posted By GAP
Wonderful report / story! Your sterile F1-like...

Wonderful report / story! Your sterile F1-like garage space brings back memories of dirt yard rebuilds in my past, long ago. Nice to see people taking on seemingly daunting tasks. Inspirational....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,605
Posted By GAP
Just finished a 5000km ride through CO, WY, UT,...

Just finished a 5000km ride through CO, WY, UT, ID, and BC. Lots of twisty river and mountain roads as well as long gravel stretches, mountain passes, jeep trails, logging roads. Pure fun. All done...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 962
Posted By GAP
Best roads up through Idaho to B. C.?

Adanista and I have just driven up to Evanston from a couple of days around Telluride. Our plan is to drive up to Twin Falls to fulfill a promise and then go north to B.C. We are looking for decent...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,618
Posted By GAP
How much more for the locking version?

How much more for the locking version?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,593
Posted By GAP
Ahhhh.......clarity. Thanks!

Ahhhh.......clarity. Thanks!
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,864
Posted By GAP
Thanks OLH In San Diego right now and flying...

Thanks OLH
In San Diego right now and flying out to MTL tomorrow. It would be great if they work well. My nearby dealer has the Piaa kits that seem to be identical but twice the price! Time will...
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2010, 11:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,864
Posted By GAP
trail tech lights

Thanks One Less Harley for the install description.
I had been looking at these lights for a while and wish I had seen this thread before I ordered them. Makes me a little nervous when I read about...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,109
Posted By GAP
My 08 GSA is on it's third sensor. My dealer up...

My 08 GSA is on it's third sensor. My dealer up here in Montreal changes quite e few senors each week. I feel quite lucky when I hear that "my dealer is five hours away" or "only an hours drive"....
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,747
Posted By GAP
My good friend Marcoue has a new 2010 GSA. The...

My good friend Marcoue has a new 2010 GSA. The one thing I noticed was how smooth it was. No vibration. Just ask for another one.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 14,948
Posted By GAP
Love my Stebel! Tom at Excel will work out...

Love my Stebel! Tom at Excel will work out something for your bike. Great man to deal with. Now that I have my Stebel and someone requires a quick blast of my incredibly LOUD horn, my left thumb...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2010, 04:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,049
Posted By GAP
Ok.....took it around the block. Really quite...

Ok.....took it around the block. Really quite amazing. The 2010 is very different from my 2008. Feels lighter! With 400km it runs much 'looser' than my 2008 before it was broken in. Freer reving....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2010, 06:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,049
Posted By GAP
Marc, Finally got time to look at your pictures...

Marc,
Finally got time to look at your pictures after returning from the trip that YOU should have been on. I will take you up on the test ride offer as soon as my arms stop vibrating! Olde...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2010, 04:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,095
Posted By GAP
Take a look on Excel Cycle Werkes site. There are...

Take a look on Excel Cycle Werkes site. There are a bunch of photos on installation. Bought their kit for my ESA version and it works great. Good after purchase service too.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2010, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 902
Posted By GAP
We have the same bike!!! You are going to love...

We have the same bike!!! You are going to love it. Have fun.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2010, 04:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,325
Posted By GAP
Here you go: ...

Here you go:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=347652
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2010, 04:44 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,422
Posted By GAP
Finally a simple comment.

Finally a simple comment.
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