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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-03-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,061
Posted By richard weed
Really

It's Richard Weed, Dick to friends
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By richard weed
Sidi Canyons

Very happy with my Canyons. Ride forest roads and mountain passes here in Colorado with no issues. Comfortable out of the box, light weight.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-03-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,061
Posted By richard weed
Motionx GPS HD

I've been using this app on my iPad for a while with limited success. Well, yesterday the stars aligned. The app allows for map downloads online. You then select a portion of that map for offline...
Forum: Vendors 07-20-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,243
Posted By richard weed
Group Buy

Pm sent to Rocket Moto. Great customer service in the past with SMH 10. Does anyone know if the speaker upgrade is available with the S20? Thanks, Rock On and Rise Safe!
DW
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-11-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,970
Posted By richard weed
Stalling issue

Had a similar problem with my 2010 F800gs, here in Colorado. Clogged fuel injectors. Replaced under warranty, no issues since. Always used premium fuel from a major chain (usually Conoco). ...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,722
Posted By richard weed
Ipad mini on an F800gs summation

I'll chime in. I received an iPad mini as a gift. After multiple app downloads I settled on MotionX GPS. Lots of other apps for on road directions with voice control. Motion X is great for on...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-07-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14,974
Views: 2,218,558
Posted By richard weed
Bmw pro winter gloves

SOLD SOLD SOLD
BMW Pro Winter Gloves, size 9-91/2. Not Goretex! Very good condition, I just don't use them. $40 local pick up. I'm in Highlands Ranch. Gracias,
DW...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-13-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,296
Posted By richard weed
Hyperpro

2010 F800gs. I've farkled the hell out of the bike. 2 best choices, Hyperpro lowering kit and a custom seat. The stock seat felt like a railroad spike in each cheek! Awful! I've only had the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-05-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 897
Posted By richard weed
Sidi canyon boots

I ride a 2010 F800gs. Bought Sidi canyon boots this fall, love the fit. Subsequently bought a Touratech shifter to fit the new length and height of the boot. Shifting has become an adventure now. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-03-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,621
Posted By richard weed
Deer?

Who gets the deer, me or the dog?

(For the uninitiated, google bambulance call)

DW
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,228
Posted By richard weed
Anyglove???

OK, I bit. Just ordered some, figured I could count on a fellow Buckeye! Fabricated a shield for the Mini last weekend, a work in progress but I think it will provide the shade/heat relief I'm...
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,228
Posted By richard weed
Ipad mini as a gps

A few more thoughts... Opened Motionx gps this morning, can't locate a satellite. Thinking a Garmin Glo would solve that. Using the GAIA app, it showed only straight lines after recording a track. ...
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,228
Posted By richard weed
Ipad mini

I've mounted an Ipad mini using a RAM mount and Griffin Technology case. Very secure and seemingly water/dust proof. A few issues. Can't see the screen in the sunlight. Screen is not glove...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-09-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 930
Posted By richard weed
F800gs seat

The stock seat is torture! Felt like a railroad spike driven into each butt cheek (forgive my language). Airhawk x2 will be greatly appreciated IMHO.
RW
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-21-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 12,736
Posted By richard weed
Sunday ride

Doc,
I'm available Sunday if you want to take a ride. Nothing to crazy, yet...
DW
(Doc John)
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-16-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 582
Posted By richard weed
2011 F800gs

I have a 2010 with 10k miles. Lowered it with a Hyperpro kit. The bike fits my 30" inseam great and still have enough ground clearance for the off roading I've done here in Colorado. I've had a few...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-31-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 341
Posted By richard weed
Weston Pass

Anyone been over Weston Pass yet? Hoping to ride over Weston on my way to Independance pass tomorrow? Thanks,
DW
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-30-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 656
Posted By richard weed
Thanks

Thanks. I've used the MotionX drive as described, a single address then followed it. Didn't know I could import a route using Google map to MotionX GPS. I'll try that. Thanks again.
DW
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-30-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 656
Posted By richard weed
MotionX GPS

HELP!!! I'm trying to create a route, all on paved roads/highways, for a first time use of this app. I previously downloaded part of Big Dogs CDT and now I can't get rid of it on my map screen? ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-09-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 12,736
Posted By richard weed
Let's ride

Alright Doc, time for us to ride together. I'll set up a lunch first. Don't worry, it's easier than what we do day to day!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-08-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14,974
Views: 2,218,558
Posted By richard weed
Kendon Trailer

PM sent.
Forum: Vendors 01-27-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 40,024
Posted By richard weed
Order #280!

Just ordered a unit. Happy to support an entrepreneur and fellow rider. Sometimes 30 degrees and cloudy is your friend.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-08-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,802
Posted By richard weed
Tarriff

Easy riders, it ain't happening.

http://www.coloradodaily.com/ci_22118593/obama-administration-reverses-position-specialty-footwear-tariff?source=most_viewed
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-03-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By richard weed
BMW of Denver

Purchased an F650 in 2006 and a 2010 F800gs from BMW of Denver. Knowledgeable sales staff, smooth transaction. Had all my service completed there without incident. Parts staff has always been very...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-09-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 673
Posted By richard weed
BMW Navigator iii question

I'm trying, first time, to download a route to my bmw nav iii unit. Tried a search here, tried map source (won't work on this unit), base camp ( unit seems to be to old to work together) I use a Mac...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-25-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,170
Posted By richard weed
Side stand

I installed the same lowering springs but didn't change the center stand. It works just fine. I had a friend cut an inch off the side stand and reweld the "stamp" at the bottom. Works great but I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-16-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,337
Posted By richard weed
Lowering kit

Hyperpro makes a lowering kit. I have it on my 800gs. Makes commuting and 2 up much more comfortable. I've bottomed out in jumps off road. Didn't notice much performance change on road. Hope this...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-07-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 16,092
Posted By richard weed
New Battery

FYI, my battery died after 20 months. Replaced by dealer under warranty @ no charge. Original warranty is for 2 years per my dealer. On a trickle charger now.
Forum: Equipment 01-02-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,227
Posted By richard weed
Tork speakers

I use these. Used to hard wire to my ipod, now bluetooth thru a sena unit. Best sounding speakers I've used. Good luck.
http://www.torkworld.com/xpro.html

DW
Forum: Vendors 07-05-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,979
Posted By richard weed
Exhibition Pro Gloves

I bought a pair during the last ADV sale. The sizing was very confusing. Ended up returning my medium for large. Still unwearable due to the very narrow glove fingers. Emailed them about a...
Forum: Vendors 05-08-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,608
Posted By richard weed
?????

PM Sent
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-13-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,195
Posted By richard weed
New injectors

My dealer replaced my injectors today under warranty. The bike runs great. It must have been clogging over time and I didn't notice. Can't wait for the weekend.
Forum: Vendors 04-11-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 35,124
Posted By richard weed
love the gloves

Unfortunately too small, pm on the way. Thanks,
Dick
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-03-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,195
Posted By richard weed
Off to the shop

My 2010, 2700 miles, goes in on Wednesday. Rode to work no problem, failed to start after work twice. The service person blames "bad gas". I'm assuming clogged injectors. Hopefully it will be...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-02-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,490
Posted By richard weed
GPS mount

Pics please?
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-02-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 977
Posted By richard weed
Welcome BS

BS,
Welcome to the insanity. It starts innocently enough, maybe a pair of crash bars. Soon it's bar risers, bash plate, new seat, handguards, Booster plug, Hyperpro springs, tank bag,...
Forum: Vendors 01-29-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 35,124
Posted By richard weed
Exhibition pros

I'm in for a pair of exhibition pros. Please let me know who to send payment and sizing to. Thanks.
Dick
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-24-2010, 07:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 863
Posted By richard weed
BMW Navigator iv?

Looking for my first bike mounted gps for an 800gs. Anyone have experience with the BMW Navigator iv? Thanks,
Dick
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-22-2010, 07:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,790
Posted By richard weed
BMW of Denver

Picked up my bike Thursday from BMW of Denver. Bought my F650gs there also. Made the deal over the phone. Had the farkels installed when I picked it up at lunch. No pressure. Been very happy...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-19-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,098
Posted By richard weed
it's my 1st post, be gentle

Picking up an 800gs tomorrow. moving up from an f650gs. keeping the little one for my son, new street rider, to ride. Thanks in advance for all the info/opinions i've already garnered. the...
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