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Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,113
Posted By bdx
broop - Once you get into this issue you will...

broop - Once you get into this issue you will find the heat complaints keep getting lumped together with the GSW. Some GSW riders are complaining about radiator heat on the front of their right leg...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,624
Posted By bdx
Well.... now that we know that we are dealing...

Well.... now that we know that we are dealing with the King Of Riders, I guess the rest of us will just quit posting/whining. I bow to you and your adventuriness. I'm sure that none of us on here...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2,683
Views: 345,800
Posted By bdx
I just posted on your other thread with a little...

I just posted on your other thread with a little more detail.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,624
Posted By bdx
Did I notice a pattern?

I didn't actually tally up the numbers, but it sounds like to me that GSW riders were complaining about radiator heat and GSAW riders were reporting heat from the cat and exhaust. Would that be...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2,683
Views: 345,800
Posted By bdx
3,000 to 5,000 ft. mostly. Bought the bike in...

3,000 to 5,000 ft. mostly. Bought the bike in Denver.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2,683
Views: 345,800
Posted By bdx
Roasted Thigh

Anyone else getting the underside of their right thigh roasted on the GSAW from the exhaust? It is OK as long as the air temp is below 80. Once the temp goes above that the heat off the exhaust is...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,722
Posted By bdx
Final Resolution

Well the bike is back in my hands. BMW paid the freight both ways. The issue seems to be resolved with the new battery. They never said exactly what had happened to the battery.

Thanks to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,645
Posted By bdx
Heidenau Jaw Dropper

Ready to purchase new tires for the R1200GSAW and discovered Heidenau does not make a tire in the original replacement size. I assume someone has already hit this topic, but it was news to me and I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,722
Posted By bdx
This was the resolution I posted a couple days...

This was the resolution I posted a couple days ago.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,722
Posted By bdx
Diagnosis

Talked to the Beemer Shop yesterday and the service manager said, "Well the battery was fried." They put it through testing to see if there were some drainage or load problems and didn't find any. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,563
Posted By bdx
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=98...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=988457

Sounds Familiar.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,722
Posted By bdx
It's funny because it's true.

It's funny because it's true.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,722
Posted By bdx
Now THAT is some good advice!

Now THAT is some good advice!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,722
Posted By bdx
Progress

Dealer service manager told me to call Roadside Assistance have have it towed to them. They are picking up the bike tomorrow. The service manager also stated in his e-mail, "For future reference...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,722
Posted By bdx
The OP has not checked his charging system...

The OP has not checked his charging system voltage because the battery is dead and to start it and check the voltage he would have to jump start it again and at this point.... HE AIN'T GONNA DO THAT.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,722
Posted By bdx
Thanks

I appreciate everyone's input and I'll hear from the dealer in the morning. We'll see what they say. This is one instance where I feel very confident that I did everything by the book. The only...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,722
Posted By bdx
Sorry, but my search has shown Stinez to be a...

Sorry, but my search has shown Stinez to be a PROLIFIC writer. Can you narrow that down a little for me?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,722
Posted By bdx
No, I have no plan yet. Wanted to talk to dealer...

No, I have no plan yet. Wanted to talk to dealer first.

Leaving for AK on 7/18.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,722
Posted By bdx
In the manual for the bike are the instructions...

In the manual for the bike are the instructions for jump starting. They were followed to a T. Besides - if you remember - the bike had been running and starting fine since the first jump start. On...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,722
Posted By bdx
I thought about doing that, but it is not a...

I thought about doing that, but it is not a "roadside emergency". Plus I live 200 miles from a dealer. Do you think they would still take it in?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,722
Posted By bdx
Catastrophic Electronics Failure 2014 GSA

For the second time I pulled my 2014 R1200GSA out of the garage to find the battery dead. The first time (four months ago) I jump started it and it took right off and haven't had any issues since. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 293
Posted By bdx
I installed those lights on my 2010 F800GS a...

I installed those lights on my 2010 F800GS a couple years ago with the Canbus Adapter. I've since sold that bike. I hear it can be installed without it and I am no electronics genius, but it seems...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,954
Posted By bdx
My dealer wouldn't do it. Your dealer is naughty.

My dealer wouldn't do it. Your dealer is naughty.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,954
Posted By bdx
[QUOTE=JCMagoo;24436444] Strange idea to add a...

[QUOTE=JCMagoo;24436444] Strange idea to add a removable device. Lawyers no doubt.

Actually, I think that is spot on. As it was told to me, since the Enduro Pro mode deactivates the rear ABS,...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,954
Posted By bdx
Knobbies NOT required. You can switch it to that...

Knobbies NOT required. You can switch it to that mode anytime. I took mine out on a loose gravel road and tried all the modes. (Cause in Kansas we blast a lot of country roads that vary from soft...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,954
Posted By bdx
Thanks. I'm sure that is it. Just had to make...

Thanks. I'm sure that is it. Just had to make sure there wasn't some wizardry involved.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,954
Posted By bdx
I did look for wiring. Didn't see any. But that...

I did look for wiring. Didn't see any. But that doesn't mean that the engineering wizards at BMW didn't cast some sort of spell on the damper. :evil To me it is a noticeable difference in...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,848
Posted By bdx
Also leaked

Moderate rain for a short 20 minutes or less. Left case - Dry. Right Case - 3 tablespoons water. I just figured that maybe it wasn't sealed properly or the gasket had slipped out of place.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,954
Posted By bdx
2014 GSA Ride Modes

I have been impressed with the multiple personality disorder of my 2014 R1200GSA. The ride modes are really helpful and fun. But I have a question. I haven't read anything on this and MAYBE it has...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 451,788
Posted By bdx
panel gaps

I believe the gaps in the panel around the tank are a "style" choice.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 451,788
Posted By bdx
Pillion Rack

Has anybody tried one of these? It looks cool in the one tiny photo.

http://pak-meister.3dcartstores.com/1200GS-LC-Expedition-Rear-Rack-_p_609.html
Forum: Alaska 02-22-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By bdx
Ketchikan & Prince of Wales Island

I know the road systems are somewhat limited in parts of the Great AK. But interested in exploring the area around Ketchikan and Prince of Wales Island. Are there enough roads and places to ride to...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 451,788
Posted By bdx
Sing-a-long time

Just got back from another ride. Between the cold and having to work for a living, I've only got 200 miles on in two weeks. But after tonight's ride I'd like to say:
Now I'm a believer,
Not a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,371
Posted By bdx
OP - Here is what you were asking for, search...

OP - Here is what you were asking for, search Nazis aside. (don't worry they climb up my ass all the time for asking ques


The tank bag is nice, waterproof, looks good, plenty of space. I'm a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 451,788
Posted By bdx
One of the factors that went into my color choice...

One of the factors that went into my color choice was that the factories change colors from year to year and the green and blue, to me, looked like a color that would "date" my bike. So I choose...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 451,788
Posted By bdx
I (6'1) just sold my F800GS to a guy in Oklahoma...

I (6'1) just sold my F800GS to a guy in Oklahoma (5'8). He sent me an e-mail after he had it for a week and said: "How did you live with this windshield? It's HORRIBLE." I told him - "I LOVED that...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 451,788
Posted By bdx
More Rad Guard

I saw quite a little discussion on rad guards, but I didn't see anyone mention the Alt Rider model. Any thoughts on these?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 451,788
Posted By bdx
I got mine.

Took delivery of a 2014 R1200GS Adv Alpine White on Saturday from Foothills BMW in Denver. Great experience with the Foothills crew. Was able to put about 10 miles on it Sunday with the temp at 28....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 451,788
Posted By bdx
Price & Option Sheets

Has anyone seen the price and option sheets for the new GSA?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 451,788
Posted By bdx
2014 R1200GS Adventure

What is the word on the Adventure for 2014? Will it indeed be LC? Has anyone seen the price and option sheet for it yet? I have been told that I could put down a deposit for one, but I tend to...
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