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Old 05-14-2010, 05:31 AM   #5491
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Since the bike is an 05 I tried the 06 ADV center stand and it did not fit. So I kept th eGS center and side stand, with the ADV shocks the rear tire would stay on the ground when placed on the center stand. Also another thing I noticed with the ADV shocks was quick steer. That is another reason I switched to standard height Ohlins. He is a pic of it on the center tsand and also compared to a standard GS.

The GS centerstand no longer gets the rear tire off the ground.


Stock GS (left) and jrozar's GS/GSA (right).
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Old 05-14-2010, 12:00 PM   #5492
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I wasn't aware there was a Uni-cycle model...
He totally solved the final drive reliability issue.
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Old 05-18-2010, 07:09 AM   #5493
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Old 05-18-2010, 09:00 AM   #5494
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Cry will get a better shot soon!

Well, I feel I had to contribute, if not for the license plate... I'll post some of the photos of my bike soon when I get it prepped for my trips in June and July... it's stock with some farkles from Touratech on it now... but you could get the picture...

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Old 05-18-2010, 08:18 PM   #5495
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Here's an Action shot of my 05 GS from this past Sunday. I was riding on the west side of Harrison Lake, BC, Canada.


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Old 05-18-2010, 08:40 PM   #5496
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Here's an Action shot of my 05 GS from this past Sunday. I was riding on the west side of Harrison Lake, BC, Canada.
Nice. I'll be in BC in July, just with a car though... Williams Lake and Prince George. Cant wait to see Canada for the first time!

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Old 05-19-2010, 02:21 AM   #5497
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u will ride safer and bike will handle better without the topbox. u will never need more space than the side panniers. Most GS riders, unless they had done trips and learnt, will overpack their bike with so much useless@#@$, and when they travel the next time they will travel lighter......lose the top box and travel safe.
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Old 05-19-2010, 10:10 AM   #5498
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Old 05-19-2010, 02:04 PM   #5499
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u will ride safer and bike will handle better without the topbox. u will never need more space than the side panniers. Most GS riders, unless they had done trips and learnt, will overpack their bike with so much useless@#@$, and when they travel the next time they will travel lighter......lose the top box and travel safe.
Actually, I've been riding with them pretty incessantly since I've had the bike (namely for the commute) - so I'm well used to them... including trips of 1,000+ miles. Thanks for the tip though... I'll try to pack light!
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Old 05-19-2010, 05:17 PM   #5500
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Old 05-19-2010, 05:25 PM   #5501
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Actually, I've been riding with them pretty incessantly since I've had the bike (namely for the commute) - so I'm well used to them... including trips of 1,000+ miles. Thanks for the tip though... I'll try to pack light!
Yeah, top boxes are great, use them more often than the side cases
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Old 05-19-2010, 08:24 PM   #5502
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sure no probs. Top boxes are handy for around the city, allows u to get through traffic easier than the panniers do, however its just my opinion, if u look at the bike, weight kept low is the way to go for good handling.
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Old 05-20-2010, 05:54 AM   #5503
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Old 05-20-2010, 07:40 AM   #5504
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topboxes are very handy. If I don't want the wife to go along I just take it off.
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Old 05-20-2010, 09:30 AM   #5505
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Most of the photos that I see are of beautiful shiny motorcycles that look like they never see the outside of the garage, much less dirt. Here is a shot of mine. I wash it by riding in the rain or dropping it in a creek. Although I did hose the mud off it yesterday. I'll post another pic later loaded up for a trip with the aux fuel cell.

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