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Forum: Vendors 10-03-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 772
Views: 106,668
Posted By kendives
'14 R1200GSWA and I have NO heat problems on the...

'14 R1200GSWA and I have NO heat problems on the right.
I even keep my rubber rainsuit in there.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 961
Views: 215,075
Posted By kendives
Nap Time! :rofl Been there, done that.

Nap Time! :rofl

Been there, done that.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By kendives
I have the stock led auxiliary lights on my GSWA....

I have the stock led auxiliary lights on my GSWA. I use them almost continuously. I don't turn them off when I shut down the bike.

Sometimes when I turn the key they come on and stay on. Sometimes...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By kendives
Very Nice!:clap

Very Nice!:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 833
Posted By kendives
Noticed this on the description ●...

Noticed this on the description

● Connection method: Standard OBDII interface, micro USB2.0

I never found a "Standard OBDII interface" on the GS. Can't see how it would work.
Forum: Vendors 09-11-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 772
Views: 106,668
Posted By kendives
YEP! :clap

YEP! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By kendives
I don't think they need the plastic one. I had a...

I don't think they need the plastic one. I had a spare key made with only the VIN and proof of ownership. I did it over the phone.

I did use the plastic key one time when my regular key was...
Forum: Vendors 09-10-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 21,242
Posted By kendives
Having a bit of a problem with clarity of the...

Having a bit of a problem with clarity of the speakers on my 20S.

I wear earplugs to save what hearing I have left. I have a NAV V paired as a phone with the phone paired to the NAV V to use...
Forum: Vendors 09-08-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 772
Views: 106,668
Posted By kendives
ALMOST makes me wish I had gone with the natural...

ALMOST makes me wish I had gone with the natural color instead of the black.
But then I walk out and look at mine and know I made the right choice.
Forum: Vendors 09-02-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 772
Views: 106,668
Posted By kendives
Got mine. They mounted right up and locked in...

Got mine. They mounted right up and locked in solid.
They look very well made
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,315
Posted By kendives
10,500 miles on my '14 GSWA. Only...

10,500 miles on my '14 GSWA.

Only problem, occasional sticky left switch button. Not a real problem. Worked as it was supposed to, just had to occasionally tap it to go to the next screen. ...
Forum: Vendors 08-29-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 772
Views: 106,668
Posted By kendives
Patience is hard after waiting this long. I came...

Patience is hard after waiting this long. I came d*#n close to just riding up and getting mine. It's only 5 1/2 hours away. But now it's on the delivery truck for Tuesday.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,849
Posted By kendives
I've had a similar type of problem. If I left...

I've had a similar type of problem. If I left anything plugged into the accessory port my bike was dead in a day. I was okay if I left it overnight but not if I went 24 hours.

I have XM and used...
Forum: Vendors 08-28-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 772
Views: 106,668
Posted By kendives
Got my tracking number! :clap

Got my tracking number! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,088
Posted By kendives
Sounds like your problem is more "Monkey Butt"...

Sounds like your problem is more "Monkey Butt" than seat but...

My wife rides horses and they have pads to go under the saddle. I have found these to be really helpful for me on long distance...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,802
Posted By kendives
I've got 10,500 miles on mine. Front is still...

I've got 10,500 miles on mine. Front is still very good. The rear still has more tread than I expected.
Noisy - Yes, dry traction - good, wet traction - good, Off road gravel - ok, mud - scary.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 746
Posted By kendives
I like the OEM also. Everyone tells me my...

I like the OEM also.
Everyone tells me my GSWA looks like a Transformer and the OEM headlight guard fits right in with that look.
Forum: Vendors 08-22-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 772
Views: 106,668
Posted By kendives
CLose! The wait is killing me now.:lol3

CLose! The wait is killing me now.:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By kendives
I'm waiting on Globescouts. In the meantime I...

I'm waiting on Globescouts. In the meantime I have been using FirstGear soft bags I picked up used.
I've had no problems with just hanging them on the racks. Except they look funny, so small and not...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,899
Posted By kendives
I'm well over 200:wink:, have the heavy hand, and...

I'm well over 200:wink:, have the heavy hand, and lots of stuff on my '14 GSWA.
I averaged between 42 to 44 running 75 to 80 on the interstate for 600 miles.

On the way back it was half...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 26,138
Posted By kendives
I've got Anakee 3 tires on my '14 GSWA. Right at...

I've got Anakee 3 tires on my '14 GSWA. Right at 9,500 miles so far. I can definitely get another thousand miles out of the rear. The front looks good for another 5,000. This is comparable to what I...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,467
Posted By kendives
On my '07 GS I always got at least 10,000 on std...

On my '07 GS I always got at least 10,000 on std Tourance rear (not the Tourance Next). Usually about 15,000+ on the front.

On my '14 GSWA I have 9,400 and the rear looks good for at least...
Forum: Vendors 08-08-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 772
Views: 106,668
Posted By kendives
+1 for black I had black Happy-Trails on my...

+1 for black

I had black Happy-Trails on my GS. I was going with the natural look Globescouts for the GSWA until I saw the black. They look goooooood:evil
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,856
Posted By kendives
I didn't notice any hearing loss either until one...

I didn't notice any hearing loss either until one day...

My hearing went from good to bad within only a few days. Tests showed it was cumulative and just then got to be where I noticed it. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,646
Posted By kendives
I had Ohlins on my '07 GS and they were way...

I had Ohlins on my '07 GS and they were way better than stock. For my '14 GSWA I went with ESA.

I find the ESA great for me. The ability to change suspension on the fly is what really makes...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 59,321
Posted By kendives
BMW Catalog

From the BMW USA Catalog

******************************


PRO GEAR-SHIFT ASSIST
Can only be retrofitted to R 1200 GS models built from 2014 onwards
Enables faster upshifts and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 59,321
Posted By kendives
BMW Catalog

From the BMW USA catalog, page 80

**********************

PRO GEAR-SHIFT ASSIST
Can only be retrofitted to R 1200 GS models built from 2014 onwards
Enables faster upshifts and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 16,100
Posted By kendives
Took mine in to check on the recall. Dealer said...

Took mine in to check on the recall. Dealer said I needed a new pump but he was out of stock. This was on a Thursday. He said he would get one in from Germany and have it ready the following...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 330
Posted By kendives
I put Tankslapper protection film on mine. Comes...

I put Tankslapper protection film on mine. Comes in a kit for the back and sides of the tank, some rail pieces(?), glove box cover, headlight, and speedo screen.

Except for a fit issues I am very...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,057
Posted By kendives
It's my butt in the saddle, no matter which bike...

It's my butt in the saddle, no matter which bike I rode. Stickers show where I've been on a bike.

(That said, I told my wife I had to go back to all the places I had been before so I could put...
Forum: Vendors 07-18-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 26,246
Posted By kendives
Got an email from Hexcode today. Looks like...

Got an email from Hexcode today.
Looks like they will release the newest version (iPhone and Watercooled compatible) of the GS-911 at the MOA rally
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,252
Posted By kendives
+1 Stay with stock color. Colored headlights (or...

+1 Stay with stock color. Colored headlights (or particular colors) are illegal in some states.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,768
Posted By kendives
Tools

Check the sizes on your tools as soon as you get them from HF.
I have a neat (note sarcasm) set of wrenches (open on one end, box on the other). While both ends have the same sizes stamped on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By kendives
Just start driving in reverse:rofl

Just start driving in reverse:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,381
Posted By kendives
6,000 mi on rear Anakee 3 (GSWA) with fair amount...

6,000 mi on rear Anakee 3 (GSWA) with fair amount of tread left. Front looks great. Expecting to get about 9,000 if the wear stays the same.
Mostly paved and gravel.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,522
Posted By kendives
In order (I'm mid 60s also) 1. Yes. Add up...

In order (I'm mid 60s also)

1. Yes. Add up what you get and what it costs to add that to other comparable bikes and see what the actual difference is. After talking to some that ride other bikes I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,534
Posted By kendives
I bought tires for my '07 GS from an independent...

I bought tires for my '07 GS from an independent shop. He mounted the tires but told me balancing was a waste of time. He'd been servicing bikes for over 30 years and I accepted his word. Big...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By kendives
The advantage to green is when your bike takes a...

The advantage to green is when your bike takes a nap in the woods it's harder to see. Therefore, less embarrassing :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By kendives
Don't it feel GOOOOOOOD! :clap

Don't it feel GOOOOOOOD! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,026
Posted By kendives
Looks great I'm eagerly awaiting my set.

Looks great
I'm eagerly awaiting my set.
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