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Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By smitty141
I installed my new 2014 center stand on my 2010...

I installed my new 2014 center stand on my 2010 F800gs. As it was said before, it will bolt on without a problem. But be aware, it will fall off the center stand to easy. I ended up grinding the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By smitty141
I had just over 12,000 miles on my 2014 GSA....

I had just over 12,000 miles on my 2014 GSA. Never thinking they would be shot at that low of mileage. Pads and rotor toast.. Both replaced under warranty.

After I returned home from the dealer...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-16-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,546
Posted By smitty141
I'm thinking a TKC on front, and a K60 on the...

I'm thinking a TKC on front, and a K60 on the rear. Anyone running that combo??

Smitty
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,812
Posted By smitty141
Ditto... Just what I was thinking.. Well said. ...

Ditto... Just what I was thinking.. Well said.

Smitty
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-13-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By smitty141
Thanks Reaver.. Smitty

Thanks Reaver..


Smitty
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-13-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By smitty141
So.. are both BMW part numbers are...

So.. are both BMW part numbers are inter-changeable?? I guess thats my question..

Smitty
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-12-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By smitty141
Centerstand.. New or old??

Picking up a 2010 800 GS on Thursday. It will look nice next to my 2014 GSA. But being new to the 800 I was wondering. I got a center stand with the deal. I have seen two very different style stands....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 961
Posted By smitty141
My 14 GSA it also moves back and forth. Its...

My 14 GSA it also moves back and forth. Its normal that the whole shock rotates..

Smitty
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By smitty141
Pm to u!!! Smitty

Pm to u!!!

Smitty
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By smitty141
I have the Erica's on my 2014 GSA. They are like...

I have the Erica's on my 2014 GSA. They are like the eye's of God. Simply amazing. I bought just before the Wonder wheel control was launched. I have the dimmer that I always leave on the lowest...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By smitty141
I ran a 150 "705" Shinko to get me to Dawson...

I ran a 150 "705" Shinko to get me to Dawson City Yukon on my 2014 GSA-W. I also run a K60 110 on the front and 150 on the rear. Have almost 10,000 miles on the 110-150 combo without a issue....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,722
Posted By smitty141
Send me the check, I will spend it for you.. ...

Send me the check, I will spend it for you..

Smitty:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,683
Posted By smitty141
I ran that combo from Missouri to Alaska and...

I ran that combo from Missouri to Alaska and back. If you go to Heidenau web site a 150 will work on rim 3.5" to 4.5" wide. I have over 10,000 mile on this combo, (On the second rear tire). It works...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By smitty141
12,060 miles and mine were metal to metal. Most...

12,060 miles and mine were metal to metal. Most open road to Alaska last month. Very disappointed in the pad wear. I to am very easy on brake, I am just puzzled. Never had this happen before, pads...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By smitty141
I had this very same thing happen on the Alcan...

I had this very same thing happen on the Alcan several weeks ago. I was north of Fort Nelson on the way to Dust 2 Dawson. I reached under my handle bar to lower the windscreen.. My jacket sleeve...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,582
Posted By smitty141
I ran 150 110 combo last month to the D2D event...

I ran 150 110 combo last month to the D2D event in the Yukon. Never a issue... This on my 2014 GSA..

Smitty
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,157
Posted By smitty141
The new gear should be in next week. He had a...

The new gear should be in next week. He had a dial indicator on the cam and showed be the back and forth movement in the cam. I will try to get as much info as I can. And a pic or two.. Plus if it...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,157
Posted By smitty141
I just had my dealer do a 12,000 mile valve...

I just had my dealer do a 12,000 mile valve check. I too have this very profound clacking on the right side. A friend of mine just pick his 14 GSA up and his is does not clack at all.

So I ask...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,344
Posted By smitty141
I bought from him a few years ago for my 08 GSA....

I bought from him a few years ago for my 08 GSA. Rick is a ass hole, and his comfort guaranty is worthless. After two reworks it still was not to my liking. I asked about the comfort warranty ?? He...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 771
Posted By smitty141
Maybe BMW should follow others like Yamaha. Just...

Maybe BMW should follow others like Yamaha. Just include the lock sets with the bike when they leave the factory. If you don't use them, pitch them. $22,000 bike who cares if there's a extra $200...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By smitty141
I did the Dempster this time. Did the Dalton in...

I did the Dempster this time. Did the Dalton in 2011... I ran K60's and they worked well. Had some rain and did slip around some but never went down. I did the TOW road last Saturday in the pouring...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By smitty141
I have had several GSA (08 and a 09) and never...

I have had several GSA (08 and a 09) and never had this problem before. Never a issue with the ABS.

I could not find any threads about it, can you post a link please?

Thanks Smitty
Forum: Alaska 06-27-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 22,331
Posted By smitty141
9000+ miles door to door.. Had a great time, and...

9000+ miles door to door.. Had a great time, and made some great new friends. Would like to thank all the great folk who put this on. Plus the town of Dawson, the Fire Dept, and the Humane Society,...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By smitty141
Any rear brake issue's on a 2014 GSA-W? NTSB issue?

Has anyone had a rear brake pedal lock without any movement because of a small stone behind the pedal? I had this happen 3 different times in my 9000+ mile trip to Dust 2 Dawson. All on the...
Forum: Alaska 06-13-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 22,331
Posted By smitty141
I'm leaving Vermillion AB as we speak. Will be in...

I'm leaving Vermillion AB as we speak. Will be in Dawson Creek around 1 pm

Smitty
Forum: Alaska 06-11-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 22,331
Posted By smitty141
Well, I'm on my way as planned. Did a big mile...

Well, I'm on my way as planned. Did a big mile day (985). Had a mix of weather, from sunny to hard rain, Tornado's, to cold rain. Had 6 or so storm chaser's pass me doing 80+.. You really never...
Forum: Alaska 06-09-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 22,331
Posted By smitty141
Sounds good, ill pm you my number.. Smitty

Sounds good, ill pm you my number..

Smitty
Forum: Alaska 06-07-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,592
Posted By smitty141
I secured my swag yesterday from my BMW dealer....

I secured my swag yesterday from my BMW dealer. Grassroots BMW in Cape Girardeau Mo. Thanks Jamie!! (Manager)

Smitty
Forum: Americas 06-06-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 812
Posted By smitty141
Jerry, when I do have the extra jingle I just may...

Jerry, when I do have the extra jingle I just may try a ride like yours. I did check out your site, looks like a great time. Looks like my trusty KTM 525 exc would be perfect for that.

Sorry for...
Forum: Americas 06-05-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 812
Posted By smitty141
I'm a cheap bastage... and a poor one at that. I...

I'm a cheap bastage... and a poor one at that. I guess that's why I always roam alone... There is no way I could justify that kind of cash to ride a published route. Plus, a group rides way to slow...
Forum: Americas 06-04-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 812
Posted By smitty141
Wow, Rawhyde charges $3000. For that ride.. ...

Wow, Rawhyde charges $3000. For that ride..

That's a lot for jingle to ride public roads. But I am sure you will have a great time. Just expect a lot of rocks, and great scenery ..

Smitty
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,254
Posted By smitty141
It would also be great info what fender extender...

It would also be great info what fender extender worked with each skid plate.
Smitty
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,001
Posted By smitty141
Yes, I think you can order direct from Glen and...

Yes, I think you can order direct from Glen and the Wonder wheel will dim-brighten them.

I ordered my Erica's from Rocket Moto. Inmates get 8% off there stuff. I thought I really wanted the...
Forum: Alaska 05-31-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 22,331
Posted By smitty141
I am leaving St. Louis on June 11th. Strait to...

I am leaving St. Louis on June 11th. Strait to North Dakota, cross at North Portal. Then north and west to Dawson Creek. I will do some big mile days at first, to give me extra time in the Yukon.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By smitty141
I am running 110 on the front, 150 on the rear...

I am running 110 on the front, 150 on the rear without any problem. I am sure the tire police will chime in saying the world will end if you do that. But I like living on the edge...:lol3

Smitty
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,519
Posted By smitty141
Yes... Sort of. I just mounted a new Shinko 705...

Yes... Sort of. I just mounted a new Shinko 705 150 rear. And a new K60 up front. This is for my up coming trip to D2D in the Yukon. The K60 will get me up to Inuvik and back. I will use the 705 to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 899
Posted By smitty141
And that's why a new bike is $20,XXX + dollars. ...

And that's why a new bike is $20,XXX + dollars.

It always amazes me to see a plant putting things together..

Nice tooling!!!
Smitty
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,514
Posted By smitty141
Ouch!!

Ouch!!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,519
Posted By smitty141
I think the biggest problem is the cost. I think...

I think the biggest problem is the cost. I think there just to cheap. If they where $195. for a rear 705, most BMW guys would buy them like crazy.

I run them. I think they great!!

Smitty
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 13,778
Posted By smitty141
Tex, I do hope your new heated gear is better...

Tex, I do hope your new heated gear is better than the old company. I have two jackets and two sets of gloves. I could never go a season without sending something in for repair. That way I could...
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