Originally Posted by jpalamar
No Phil, the spare key is sending the signal and is now a semi-permanent installation; in fact, you can use the spare plastic key. The key in the true ignition now is the key that's only used as an old-fashioned ignition key and has no bearing/intelligence other than on/off. The hidden ring/spare is doing the electronics code passing. Ok?
OK fair enough...harnass to under seat where spare key and spare antenna which is plug into Canbus which enables key in ignition to start bike...got it..more of a long term solution than I was thinking of...but on a trip it would make sense until you could get a dealer to install the spare [assuming #247] antenna permanetly.
2007 R1200GS Adventure " ...to explore off-road, alone in my case, way out in the boonies...that feeds the soul!"
After 2014 BOM my bike is forthwith the "GS McGee"!