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Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 16,514
Posted By W-Gator
RDL=Russell Day Long

https://www.day-long.com/ The best for long highway trips according to most users.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-05-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,549
Posted By W-Gator
Thumb Thanks guys!

DakarGuy; good job of clearly outlining the install problem. First, I spent many hours in Garmin support and numerous propeller-head GPS forums reading and trying a variety of solutions to resolve...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,826
Posted By W-Gator
Laugh You need...

the cure for skinny grips. http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=734589&highlight=grip
They work.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,956
Posted By W-Gator
+1

+1
Forum: The Garage 02-09-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,421
Posted By W-Gator
It takes 139 looks

Hey Switchblade,
Here's a link to a thread covering the same subject
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=936800&highlight=pipe+bender
Read through. A number of tools were suggested.
Forum: Vendors 02-02-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,569
Posted By W-Gator
Thanks!

Thanks for the deal on great gloves John. Ordered a pair of Exhibition Pro. No rush to deliver. Too cold, too much snow. :vardy
Regards;
Gator
Forum: The Garage 12-27-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,025
Posted By W-Gator
MFW Footpegs

These ones are inconspicuous and versatile for mounting. A Vicious Cycle, just down the road from you, sells them so shipping will be reasonable. Canadian retail price vs. American retail price is...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 26,351
Posted By W-Gator
Apparently its the new 1200GS

I was drinking some Kool-Aid for breakfast this morning; http://bmwmoa.org/News/GeneralInterest/ArtMID/3167/ArticleID/385/Canada-Here-We-Come-.aspx and learned that the 1200 will be used for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 639
Posted By W-Gator
Bolt-on alternative

Welding an extension seems like the most reliable and economic way to get what you need.
Here is another engineered alternative. A bit spendy, but provides a bolt-on solution. It would also give...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By W-Gator
Genuine Innovations

Here is another option; 45 gm cartridges instead of the usual 16 gm cartridges. That should increase the probability of successfully setting the bead....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,865
Posted By W-Gator
Thumb Thanks Shoeless

Thanks for posting this Shoeless. I couldn't resist. :D Ordered one by phone at about 5pm today. The price is so good that I'll have money left over to pay for infractions of the noise violation...
Forum: Vendors 07-27-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 39,749
Posted By W-Gator
Wow

Very impressed with the Omni-Cruise throttle lock. :clap Best alternative to a full fledged cruise control. Nice construction and nice operation. Thanks Brian.
Forum: Equipment 05-11-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 28,758
Posted By W-Gator
Thumb Very pleased

Ordered a pair of Sidi Adventure Gortex boots on April 30th and they were delivered May 8th. Exceptional service and price by FC-Moto. :D
Hope the boots perform per reputation (with or without...
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,266
Posted By W-Gator
+1. An excellent magazine.

+1. An excellent magazine.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2012, 05:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 681
Posted By W-Gator
That's one of the options....

.....discussed in this thread: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=789622 There are a number of other good options mentioned as well.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 815
Posted By W-Gator
Not that model but...

I installed the Wunderlich ERGO Vario Screen in place of the OEM screen on my 2010 GS. The screen provides significantly better wind protection by itself compared to OEM and performs even better with...
Forum: Vendors 11-20-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 39,749
Posted By W-Gator
One finally got to Calgary

Brian; thanks for mailing it out on Nov 8th. Canada Post finally fed and watered the pony, postal workers finished their coffee break, ran out of excuses for not working and managed to deliver it...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,265
Posted By W-Gator
Risked choices

1) Replace the tire. You know, safety on 2 wheels and all that stuff. You got 2/3 expected life out of the tire. That's pretty good.
2) Repair it with a mushroom plug installed from the inside.
3)...
Forum: Vendors 11-10-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,968
Posted By W-Gator
Funny you should ask

I'm looking for some functional and protective riding gear. Here's my feedback:

Effective for 4 season use.
Not too tight, not too loose.
Waterproof/ windproof outer layer. No leakage. Having...
Forum: Vendors 11-07-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 39,749
Posted By W-Gator
Correction: One left

You talked me into it Brian. Thanks for the deep discount and free shipping to the Frozen North!
Looks like an interesting design. Looking forward to trying it out.
Wally
Forum: Vendors 11-01-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1,291
Views: 233,437
Posted By W-Gator
Ordered also. Thanks in advance Grok! :1drink

Ordered also. Thanks in advance Grok! :1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,678
Posted By W-Gator
First off, glad you are ok. I was in a similar...

First off, glad you are ok. I was in a similar situation last year. Insurance wrote off my Valkyrie even though I rode it 500km home from the scene of the accident, so the damage was predominantly...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By W-Gator
Wunderlich Crash bars will also work

I have a 2010 camhead. Wunderlich crashbars, made by Hepco Becker, also work seamlessly with BMW head protectors. Link here: http://www.wunderlichamerica.com/motorcycle/R1200GS/8160018-34.html
The...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 552
Posted By W-Gator
[QUOTE Any hints :ear[/QUOTE] Yup. The...

[QUOTE
Any hints :ear[/QUOTE]

Yup. The upper nut is reverse (left hand) thread. Righty loosey instead of lefty loosey.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,500
Posted By W-Gator
Take a look at these

Just bought a set. (Some old Harley riding habits die hard). These are good construction, provide versatility for mounting and look the part for a GS.
http://advdepot.com/mfw-highway-peg-kit.html
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