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Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 14,240
Posted By Bails
$10,000 US less than the Australian Price ! And...

$10,000 US less than the Australian Price ! And we don't have import duties on Bikes?? We do have a sales tax of 10% but that doesn't make up the 10 big ones ?? Perhaps it's because we get the Right...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2,218
Views: 245,219
Posted By Bails
A common occurrence on my Nav! will show the road...

A common occurrence on my Nav! will show the road and I'll be off the side in the bush ?? Thought it may just have been a Southern Hemisphere issue ?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2,218
Views: 245,219
Posted By Bails
Interestingly I have another of their products...

Interestingly I have another of their products that will not work in the Bluetooth area ? D2 watch ! I think Garmin must just not know that they are incompetent or someone giving them advice is ?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2,218
Views: 245,219
Posted By Bails
did the up date yesterday and...........

I have my phone paired to the Nav V , and use the Nav for music and Phone. Use the Senna 20S.

Well yesterday I could listen to music, but no route directions ? Phone did not dial out through the...
Forum: Equipment 07-04-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 70,530
Posted By Bails
No but thanks this makes some sense. Said I had...

No but thanks this makes some sense. Said I had to learn more.
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 70,530
Posted By Bails
I have used the 20S now on a long 4 day trip. I...

I have used the 20S now on a long 4 day trip. I have owned all the Snna since the first model. I have also owned other brands and wired systems. The fact that I have have endorsed Senna by purchasing...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2,218
Views: 245,219
Posted By Bails
Just did 4 days with Nav V

well I did all my route planning before leaving on mapsource , and for the most part the Garmin worked reasonably well. For some reason the device decides to go off road between sealed sections, I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,583
Posted By Bails
R1200 gsw

Got my recall today re the gearbox seal ! 2 days before a long trip !
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 70,530
Posted By Bails
I have been mucking about with the FM radio and...

I have been mucking about with the FM radio and am quite impressed with the radio quality. Big ride coming up so will give it a good workout. Connection to other devices such as Scarla is possible...
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 70,530
Posted By Bails
I have the 20S and Galaxy Note 3 with Nav 5. I...

I have the 20S and Galaxy Note 3 with Nav 5. I have just started setting up but my set up is:-

Note 3 linked to Nav 5 and Nav 5 with Music on SD CARD. My reasoning is my Nav 5 is powered and my...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 2,218
Views: 245,219
Posted By Bails
To Late I have done this and have c++ Runtime...

To Late I have done this and have c++ Runtime error, another bit of useless Garmin software !!!
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 70,530
Posted By Bails
I have the app loaded in anticipation

I have the app loaded in anticipation
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2,218
Views: 245,219
Posted By Bails
I may be lucky or perhaps just not used enough....

I may be lucky or perhaps just not used enough. Will be on the bike for 6 days straight for my annual winter ride, temps that the US citizens would most likely say is summer riding. Will then be able...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2,218
Views: 245,219
Posted By Bails
I have the Senna SMH10 and no issue with stop...

I have the Senna SMH10 and no issue with stop start, about the only issue I don't have with the Nav V ! Looks like the Scarla is the may problem device re connection issues, would be good to know if...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2,218
Views: 245,219
Posted By Bails
Personally I find Garmin equipment full of Bugs....

Personally I find Garmin equipment full of Bugs. I have a D2 pilots watch that will not connect via Bluetooth to my iPad or Note3! Basecamp now has C++ Runtime errors on 64 bit computers, And the Nav...
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 70,530
Posted By Bails
Ordered my Dual Pack today . Australia has them !!

Ordered my Dual Pack today . Australia has them !!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2,218
Views: 245,219
Posted By Bails
same here although I have the SMH 10's the 20S...

same here although I have the SMH 10's the 20S looks very good on paper. Was supposed to be out 2 months ago but seems like they want it to be right.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 605
Views: 197,646
Posted By Bails
They look huge, also seem to be a little off...

They look huge, also seem to be a little off centre or is this just my perception ? Plenty of room for those long trips.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2,218
Views: 245,219
Posted By Bails
Going by the No of posts re issues you two are...

Going by the No of posts re issues you two are the lucky ones ?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2,218
Views: 245,219
Posted By Bails
This reminds me of other Garmin crap products

I am an owner of the Nav 5 and reading some of these posts is starting to give me Deja Vu? Am still the owner of the old version(660) and remember having to turn it off , reset and so on. No doubt...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,246
Posted By Bails
Very Cheap, in Australia add $10,000 USD for the...

Very Cheap, in Australia add $10,000 USD for the same bike. No taxes on bikes in Australia but BM is the importer so gets to Bum Rape us.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2,116
Views: 561,608
Posted By Bails
Interesting all the Helmets left on the bikes. I...

Interesting all the Helmets left on the bikes. I am always too concerned that I might return and no helmet, many of my friends leave their lids on the bike but I just think it could spoil your day if...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 75,343
Posted By Bails
No highway pegs on the squid bike !

No highway pegs on the squid bike !
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2,218
Views: 245,219
Posted By Bails
I am tied of being Bum Raped by BMW . Although I...

I am tied of being Bum Raped by BMW . Although I decided to help my son do an oil change on his Ninga 300. Kawasaki Chinese oil filter $27.00 , 4 litres oil $69.00 Al washer $3.00. Next change using...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 75,343
Posted By Bails
Nothing looks worse than an adventure bike with...

Nothing looks worse than an adventure bike with highway pegs IMO ! Always makes me think the rider is a soft arse that never ventures off road and only has an adventure bike to look cool.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 75,343
Posted By Bails
Not on the 2014 though, which indicates to me...

Not on the 2014 though, which indicates to me there is a reason ?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 75,343
Posted By Bails
Does Anyone have concern that by fitting the top...

Does Anyone have concern that by fitting the top crash bars you increase the chance of breaking the top cast mount and causing more damage than no bars? I notice the GSA does not mount crash Bars to...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2,218
Views: 245,219
Posted By Bails
You can put the maps on internal memory, this is...

You can put the maps on internal memory, this is what I have done.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2,218
Views: 245,219
Posted By Bails
Nice review Dan. I might add I think the ability...

Nice review Dan. I might add I think the ability to show tyre pressure in PSI when your other units are in Metric would be good. THis is how I have my bike configured. I have had a few issues with...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,410
Posted By Bails
Seems I have learnt something here. I thought...

Seems I have learnt something here. I thought that you needed to be in enduro pro mode for settings to be maintained, stored. It appears that the group wisdom is that if the plug is in then the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,410
Posted By Bails
Who leaves there Enduro Pro Plugged in ?

Hi I decided to leave the Enduro Pro plugged in all the time. Taped up the join to ensure it is weather proof. The dash shows that it is installed but other than this I can't see any downside from...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 991
Posted By Bails
Not an insult just notice Americans seem to like...

Not an insult just notice Americans seem to like very big windscreens, and are happy to look through a screen rather than over. My thoughts are this is because you have big long 6 lane roads where...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 991
Posted By Bails
A bet you are an American ?

A bet you are an American ?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 17,945
Posted By Bails
The wait will be as long as the wait for the KTM...

The wait will be as long as the wait for the KTM to get a good windscreen and not overheat your arse ! The reality is that 99.98 % of the readers and riders here can't ride like the rider in this...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2,218
Views: 245,219
Posted By Bails
I am not sure if any other systems do allow...

I am not sure if any other systems do allow volume control via wheel . I cannot do this, nor do I want to, with my Senna. I have looked at all the BT headsets and IMO the Senna is the best unit. Very...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,038
Posted By Bails
Mike did own the 1200 Multi before the GSW and I...

Mike did own the 1200 Multi before the GSW and I would probably be one of the few people who would claim the GSW is a better handling machine than the Ducati Multi. For my riding style I find the GSW...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,038
Posted By Bails
I would not call going fast in a straight line...

I would not call going fast in a straight line excelling ! Anyone can twist the grip !
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 17,945
Posted By Bails
I would agree with these sentiments. In fact most...

I would agree with these sentiments. In fact most people spend more effort than required in chain maintenance . You only need to lube rollers on O - Ring chains so spraying lube on all the time just...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,038
Posted By Bails
GT is spec'd at 3.4 sec. to 60 2013 BMW...

GT is spec'd at 3.4 sec. to 60

2013 BMW R1200GS

0-60 MPH 3.0 sec. 1/4 MILE 11.18

Source BMW K1600 site
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 17,945
Posted By Bails
I used to own a 1200 Multi Strada and test rode...

I used to own a 1200 Multi Strada and test rode the KTM. Engine wise I thought the KTM was the Ducati equal. To me the big difference in GSW performance to the KTM is top end, the BMW has great...
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