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Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,489
Posted By labenske
Hey OP, I'm in your neck of the woods. I'm on my...

Hey OP, I'm in your neck of the woods. I'm on my third k60 rear and had a k60 front but switched to a tkc80. I really enjoy this setup. K60 front was stupid loud and it cupped like a penn state...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,004
Posted By labenske
99 Problems but Heidenau ain't one.

ZERO problems with the k60s. Rain, cornering, gravel. No problems. I do agree with Okie Preacher, let some air out of them... they will work MUCH better.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,285
Posted By labenske
Go for the current GSA

I traded my '08 loaded wing for a '12 GSA and I don't regret it one bit. I put 40K on the wing before I "accidentally" test rode a GSA. I am only 5'8" so I never really had any problem fitting into...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-28-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11,352
Views: 1,293,288
Posted By labenske
Sounds like a bug... Anyone else confirm? I...

Sounds like a bug... Anyone else confirm? I will report it to garmin if confirmed.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-28-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11,352
Views: 1,293,288
Posted By labenske
Garmin Montana Speed Limits... missing?

Oh great Montana gurus... I recently did a factory reset on my Montana 600 after updating from 4.70 to 4.90. Now I am unable to pull up speed limit data on any road... even roads where the speed...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,142
Posted By labenske
I've been burned TWICE buying a first year...

I've been burned TWICE buying a first year vehicle/engine (both trucks). Your best bet is to get the tried and true GSA and trade for WC GSA in a few years when the kinks are worked out.

Just...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,033
Posted By labenske
Wish I could help... I've got a '12 GSA, so no...

Wish I could help... I've got a '12 GSA, so no help there. If nothing else I can at least bump this to the top.

Good luck.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-19-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 11,352
Views: 1,293,288
Posted By labenske
Latest Firmware Rugged Mount issue

I've just updated to 4.60 and now when I power down my unit in the (Still Powered) rugged mount, the screen image gets corrupted. I can repeat this issue. Anyone else able to repeat this bug?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5,096
Views: 819,521
Posted By labenske
I took my 2012 R12 for the 12k service... and...

I took my 2012 R12 for the 12k service... and decided to try some Heidis.

http://labenske.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Rides/i-jzdJqgZ/0/L/20121024161455-L.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,289
Posted By labenske
Nearly 12k miles on my 2012 GSA and it still...

Nearly 12k miles on my 2012 GSA and it still sounds like an ammo can full of sockets in a paint shaker. Fix = more throttle or yellow foams. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,402
Posted By labenske
I came off a '08 Goldwing and I totally agree...

I came off a '08 Goldwing and I totally agree with you here... when I got on the GSA, it felt light.

Congrats on the new bike.

Now set up a time lapse of the dust collecting on the Hog. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,742
Posted By labenske
As a fellow '12 triple black owner, I'm going to...

As a fellow '12 triple black owner, I'm going to let you in on a secret... you can't clean the triple black GSA. (panniers included) Let me elaborate...

When you first set eyes upon your new...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,278
Posted By labenske
I thought somebody bagged on of Ripley's bad guys...

I thought somebody bagged on of Ripley's bad guys under there.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,095,748
Posted By labenske
My dealer said he would no longer sell by the...

My dealer said he would no longer sell by the ounce...

...wait... what were we talking about?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,074
Posted By labenske
If I say I dropped my bike, people would ask if...

If I say I dropped my bike, people would ask if anything broke.

If I say I crashed my bike, people would ask what broke.

OP... you crashed.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 966
Posted By labenske
BTW, I hope I did not commit sacrilege, by...

BTW, I hope I did not commit sacrilege, by mentioning a Japanese exhaust on a BMW. :D:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 966
Posted By labenske
Yoshimura Exhaust for 2012 GS

FYI

I was looking at a Yoshimura Exhaust for the wife's bike and noticed they are looking for a 2012 R1200 GS (or GSA?) for fitment and dyno testing. You need to be near Chino, CA. I'm too far...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,057
Posted By labenske
Ya know, I'm always amazed at these "My brand new...

Ya know, I'm always amazed at these "My brand new X is (leaking/bent/made wrong/broken/exploded), and something I payed X for shouldn't do that")

It's a machine... machines break, regardless of...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-09-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 136,821
Posted By labenske
http://labenske.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Rides/i-vt...

http://labenske.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Rides/i-vtGVfSx/0/XL/cockpit1-XL.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-28-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 24,990
Posted By labenske
Thanks to this thread, I found a tower near me! ...

Thanks to this thread, I found a tower near me!

Olson Tower in Monongahela National Forest in WV. Couldn't have asked for a better day.

On the way, I had to get out the camera... You have to...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,073
Posted By labenske
I wholeheartedly agree with this statement! ...

I wholeheartedly agree with this statement!

I might add... once you start consistently riding with earplugs... don't ride without them because all the engine noises you cut out, will now drive...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,972
Posted By labenske
I adjust my ESA all the time... both in and out...

I adjust my ESA all the time... both in and out of the Walmart parking lot.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,502
Posted By labenske
Here's where I put mine. I love it being up high...

Here's where I put mine. I love it being up high and center because it helps me to keep my eyes on the road. I don't have any pictures of the mount, but I'm running the Garmin rugged mount attached...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-29-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1,788
Views: 291,766
Posted By labenske
After looking through this entire thread... I...

After looking through this entire thread... I went back to outlook and it was black and white.

There went my cones. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,022
Posted By labenske
2012 GSA, right hand goes numb from time to time....

2012 GSA, right hand goes numb from time to time. It's all engine, but I'm not complaining. The thing that bothered me was that it was only my right hand that went numb when both bars vibrate...
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,235
Posted By labenske
Holy shit, add me to the Dumbass catagory. :D

Holy shit, add me to the Dumbass catagory. :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-08-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By labenske
Headed to New England

FFs,

My brother (west_coaster) is leaving Oregon in a few days and heading east to West Virginia. Upon arrival, we will depart and head northeast towards Maine, with maybe a quick jaunt into...
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 400
Posted By labenske
Please Delete

Moderators... please delete. I posted in the wrong place.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,119
Posted By labenske
I think the best thing you can do for yourself is...

I think the best thing you can do for yourself is to take a few test camp trips. This will help you realize what you want to have and what you NEED to have. It will also open your eyes to how you...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 997
Posted By labenske
Anakee II tire difference

I'm looking at the Anakee II on revzilla and I see two different types:

Front:

110/80HR19F
110/80VR19F

Back:

150/70HR17F
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,054
Posted By labenske
PM west_coaster he makes stuff like that.

PM west_coaster he makes stuff like that.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 883
Posted By labenske
They all do that... :D ... at least a couple...

They all do that... :D

... at least a couple of mine did. They seem to be loosening up... (or my key is wearing down).:huh
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,132
Posted By labenske
The main thing I notice (and what I was looking...

The main thing I notice (and what I was looking for) is smoother throttle response at low RPM.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 907
Posted By labenske
Exhaust residue on BMW pannier.

Does anyone have any tricks for cleaning the exhaust residue off the inside of the BMW adventure pannier?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,132
Posted By labenske
I'm running it on a 2012 GSA and it works great.

I'm running it on a 2012 GSA and it works great.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,981
Posted By labenske
I've seen a trials bike on a trailer behind a...

I've seen a trials bike on a trailer behind a Goldwing with no issues. Of course a modern trials bike can way 150lbs., whereas your 1000 probably weighs 450lbs. Add in the weight of the trailer......
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 561
Posted By labenske
Group of BMWs - VA Rt. 211 - 2/18/12

I passed a group of 7 or 8 BMWs on Virginia route 211 westbound near 522. Any of you guys in that group. Was that the BMWBMW group?
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,308
Posted By labenske
The two market winners appear to be the Sena...

The two market winners appear to be the Sena SMH-10 and the Cardo G4. (Of course the new versions are coming out this spring) Revzilla.com has some pretty good rundowns of both products (and the new...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-30-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,896
Posted By labenske
No, No, No... that goes in the topcase. DUH!

No, No, No... that goes in the topcase. DUH!
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,988
Posted By labenske
I think this is a case of: have and not need...

I think this is a case of:

have and not need vs. need and not have

I'm not sure if the O ring trick will work on your setup, but it may be a way cheaper route than the Kaoko. Especially if you...
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