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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-07-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 793
Posted By eap
No side cars or trikes And I'm usually the...

No side cars or trikes And I'm usually the fastest :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,374
Posted By eap
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2,656
Views: 335,973
Posted By eap
My problem is when I crack the throttle the...

My problem is when I crack the throttle the things shoots out like a bat out of hell and if I am not postured forward I am forced backward in the saddle with an irresistible smile on my face....YMMV....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 130,062
Posted By eap
:clap:clap

:clap:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 387,253
Posted By eap
Agree, But kinda a PIA to install....

Agree, But kinda a PIA to install....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 226,873
Posted By eap
Try using a stylus when possible. I use the...

Try using a stylus when possible. I use the screwdriver with the plastic cover that comes with the NAV V(usually when off the bike). Otherwise I have the issues mentioned by OP.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-31-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 1,683
Views: 394,920
Posted By eap
I love thumb squeegees like this: ...

I love thumb squeegees like this:

http://i182.photobucket.com/albums/x34/dwodtli/Arctic%20Circle%202008/IMG_4871.jpg
Available from Aerostitch. I have several gloves that also have integrated...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-27-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 852
Views: 65,736
Posted By eap
I don't have a clue, but came across this garmin...

I don't have a clue, but came across this garmin discussion that might help....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-14-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 852
Views: 65,736
Posted By eap
. Curious: if 'not routing' then what...

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Curious: if 'not routing' then what difference does the 'mode' make? Don't you route in Moto mode too! I prefer Moto mode for routing in rural areas and on long trips, when I haven't...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,347
Posted By eap
+1 on the 2 Up Catoma - Definitely worth...

+1 on the 2 Up Catoma - Definitely worth checking these out. I also have a large tent fly and a pole and put the tent and bike under with tons of room. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 226,873
Posted By eap
Try posting over here...

Try posting over here http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=921189&page=54. They tend to stay on topic a little better:wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,390
Posted By eap
Pretty much, this. When I remember, I lightly...

Pretty much, this. When I remember, I lightly preload the shifter and only slightly but swiftly engage the clutch.

Sounds like a great ride!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-06-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 852
Views: 65,736
Posted By eap
How is the trip computer accessed now ( when in...

How is the trip computer accessed now ( when in the mount) or is it gone? While not mounted it is still accessible with one touch from the map screen...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 226,873
Posted By eap
I like those features, but I am confused. After...

I like those features, but I am confused. After updating to 2.80, this page did not change on my unit, (ignition ON, engine OFF).
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By eap
:(: that sucks. I have not had that problem. If...

:(: that sucks. I have not had that problem. If the big red tab doesn't go down, I push the small red tab and they both go down and lock. If that doesn't work, then I have to reposition the bags...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By eap
Right, that's what meant I did :shog. Will try...

Right, that's what meant I did :shog. Will try to do a quick write up, it may take me awhile.

I will have both controllers under the rear seat powered through a fuse block (Denali PowerHub 2, in...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By eap
I use Skene Photon Blasters on the rear and will...

I use Skene Photon Blasters on the rear and will install the P3 on the front this weekend.
http://www.lights.skenedesign.com/PB_Features.shtml

Installation...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 226,873
Posted By eap
Try here...

Try here http://gl1800riders.com/forums/showthread.php?419522-Basecamp-Mapping-Software-Lessons

And of course DRTBYK's stuff http://globeriders.com/article_pages/article_main.shtml
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 632
Posted By eap
my guess is 4-6 wks max. I ordered mine...

my guess is 4-6 wks max.
I ordered mine (regular GS) on Nov 30, and it arrived on the East Coast Just before Christmas. I picked it up at the MD dealer on Dec 6. I had to contend with 2 big...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 387,253
Posted By eap
My engine temps appear normal (what LordSmoke...

My engine temps appear normal (what LordSmoke said) using the R&G radiator guards.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 226,873
Posted By eap
My experience is like BruceWA's. Bluetooth is...

My experience is like BruceWA's. Bluetooth is only one feature, granted it gets you turn by turn , music and a bunch of cell phone apps ( at additional cost I assume). But that is NOT 'most' of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,566
Posted By eap
Concur - the manual provides detailed (pretty...

Concur - the manual provides detailed (pretty standard) jump starting instructions. I had to do it after leaving my lights on ALL night :shog had great results, no problem (used a running KTM :shog x...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,424
Posted By eap
I like the bag a lot and I brush against it...

I like the bag a lot and I brush against it slightly when standing up, but it's not a problem - I am 6'1ish.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-14-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,905
Posted By eap
You can make some decent money as a Moto referee...

You can make some decent money as a Moto referee for bicycle races - check with USA Cycling. They have a free training program that includes various levels of referee types and they always seem to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-14-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,235
Posted By eap
Plus 1 on the lighter helmet and a check up with...

Plus 1 on the lighter helmet and a check up with a chiropractor who can measure your neck rotation and show you additional excercises

I constantly do neck excercises both on and off the bike, here...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 387,253
Posted By eap
:ear

:ear
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-18-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2,634
Views: 145,956
Posted By eap
Well said girl! Sorry I missed your glorious...

Well said girl! Sorry I missed your glorious return, I had to leave early.
Thanks Silke and Hunter and all for heading this up.
Thanks for the coffee and ride Kyle ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2,656
Views: 335,973
Posted By eap
. The Check Engine oil warning has come on...

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The Check Engine oil warning has come on on two separate occasions a few weeks apart, both after fairly spirited riding on North Carolina twisties (some of the best IMHO). After checking the...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-09-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2,634
Views: 145,956
Posted By eap
What day are you planning to be in New River...

What day are you planning to be in New River Gorge? I'll likely be in the area Tuesday evening - originally was thinking to camp in Greenbrier state forest.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-07-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2,634
Views: 145,956
Posted By eap
Greenbrier State Forest WV

Woohoo! Will start packing soon and plan to head out of MD sometime Tuesday 5/13. I'll likely be camping at Greenbrier State Forest. Anyone know the availability of food and beer for dinner and...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,336
Posted By eap
you simply press the DRL button on the left...

you simply press the DRL button on the left handgrip:

http://www.bmw-motorrad.de/de/de/services/bmwmotorrad_betriebsanleitungen/com/PDF/R_0A01_RM_0213_R1200GS_01.pdf[/QUOTE]

That's a cool...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 130,062
Posted By eap
Yep, looking at my invoice the TP includes tthe...

Yep, looking at my invoice the TP includes tthe on board Computer Pro plus, Dynamic ESA, GPS prep, Cruise. Control, And saddle bag mounts - the salesperson is probably just misinformed - get a print...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 72,322
Posted By eap
Well that falls in the YMMV category, your farkle...

Well that falls in the YMMV category, your farkle is not his farkle is not my farkle... Plus the definition of how to use an 'adventure' bike is YMMV also. I'm probably 70/30 road/dirt on this, my...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 72,322
Posted By eap
Not trashing TT, but I also suggest you look at...

Not trashing TT, but I also suggest you look at the Ilium works stuff, http://www.iliumworks.com/images_temp/47537500027-100S1.jpg.

Pricy for sure. The engineers are easy to talk to and can...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-07-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 743
Posted By eap
Some related info here...

Some related info here http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=731976&page=69

I have not done this yet as I don't have a wifi listening device (yet).
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-07-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 724
Posted By eap
Here's some good stuff ...

Here's some good stuff

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=933801
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 178,157
Posted By eap
Looks like those BMW bags will hold a good bit. I...

Looks like those BMW bags will hold a good bit. I have the same TOP bag but with the VARIO Panniers (look good but a bit small).

Anyway, Sure is quite a load - I know you didn't ask, but you...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 178,157
Posted By eap
:eek1 wait what all do you have on there and...

:eek1 wait what all do you have on there and how'd you mount it - side pic might be nice. Oh, BTW, what panniers are those? The only ones I know by sight are BMW Varios and the Jesses...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 72,322
Posted By eap
Quite possible, but I am not really sure and...

Quite possible, but I am not really sure and think such a hard hit would probably damage a lot of other stuff. That said, I think the upper bars detract from the great GS design lines and are...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 226,873
Posted By eap
Concur! Thanks for this...

Concur! Thanks for this...
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