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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 03:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By jdub
After the stock grips wore through on my '07 GSA...

After the stock grips wore through on my '07 GSA (same as the grips on the GSW), I installed a pair Ourys and the grip heat worked fine through them. It was tight, but I was able to fit the single...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By jdub
Cool, selective crashing. I tend to be a random...

Cool, selective crashing. I tend to be a random crasher on the trails myself. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By jdub
I noticed the same thing on my GSW with the right...

I noticed the same thing on my GSW with the right side panel removed, and then I looked at the coolant level and the marks on the reservoir. I figured that outlet really doesn't need an overflow hose...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By jdub
The link you gave is for tying down a BMW with a...

The link you gave is for tying down a BMW with a Telelever front end. You specified you have a R100GS, which has conventional forks and no Telelever. Just tie it down like any other bike with...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By jdub
Can you be more specific? One of the handle bar...

Can you be more specific? One of the handle bar switches? A brake light switch?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By jdub
+1. The Givi top box on my bike serves as a back...

+1. The Givi top box on my bike serves as a back rest for my wife. I once bought and installed the Givi backpad for it thinking she'd like that better, but she didn't so the pad came back off.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,524
Posted By jdub
How about using some black silicone to fill in...

How about using some black silicone to fill in the area where the plastic broke out? Using some tape with the lid off you could probably form a bit of a mold for the bottom edge, and then cut off any...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 968
Posted By jdub
For day rides, I either use Aerostich Tank...

For day rides, I either use Aerostich Tank Panniers, one of three tankbags (yeah, I've got too much gear but each tankbag has its pluses and minuses), toss stuff in a small bag and put it under the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 103,863
Posted By jdub
Congrats, you'll love it! And nice parking spot.

Congrats, you'll love it! And nice parking spot.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,737
Posted By jdub
Did you know you can buy just the rider seat for...

Did you know you can buy just the rider seat for $410? You can find that elsewhere on their website. I had Sargent rider seats on my two previous GSs, and they were both compatible with the stock...
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2015, 03:37 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 50,777
Posted By jdub
Tubeless

Tubeless
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 968
Posted By jdub
Yep, Altrider crash bars. Just did a 12k mile...

Yep, Altrider crash bars. Just did a 12k mile service, and they didn't get in the way at all of valve cover removal or installation.

Glad you all like the Givi set-up so much. :lol3 That's my...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 968
Posted By jdub
Since I'm taking the GSW on a cross-country...

Since I'm taking the GSW on a cross-country business trip next week, in preparation I finally mounted up the brand new Givi E360 side cases I bought months ago for $200 each from Revzilla. As...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,866
Posted By jdub
Congrats on the bike, you're going to love it!

Congrats on the bike, you're going to love it!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,164
Posted By jdub
Not exactly - 2006s had servo-assist ABS but BMW...

Not exactly - 2006s had servo-assist ABS but BMW dropped servo-assist for the 2007 and later model year bikes. My '07 GSA had an 08/2006 build date with ABS but no servo-assist.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 1,356,492
Posted By jdub
Completed my 2014 GSW's first 12k mile service....

Completed my 2014 GSW's first 12k mile service. :clap

Time for a new air filter.

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y18/jweicht/SAM_1640_zpspnxd7reh.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By jdub
I have both a medium cruiser and an older model...

I have both a medium cruiser and an older model much like the newer cruiser pillion. http://www.airhawk.net/airhawk-products.aspx

My wife and I have used both on many different bikes, and I...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-02-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 17,333
Posted By jdub
Subscribed. Have a great Guzzi trip!

Subscribed. Have a great Guzzi trip!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,517
Posted By jdub
+1 My GS's "Check Oil Level" advisory will...

+1

My GS's "Check Oil Level" advisory will come on when stopped while pointed downhill and will stay on until I stop again on level ground and it rechecks/resets itself. My '07 GSA did the same...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,517
Posted By jdub
At 12k miles now, and the first of the seven BMWs...

At 12k miles now, and the first of the seven BMWs I've owned that has used no oil at all.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By jdub
Never; another evolutionary improvement on these...

Never; another evolutionary improvement on these bikes as they are supposed to keep the TBs in synchronization themselves.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2015, 03:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,727
Posted By jdub
Doing the first 12,000 mile service on my 2014...

Doing the first 12,000 mile service on my 2014 GSW this weekend, bought Aug 30, 2014. All great miles including lots of off-road, and not a single fault with the bike. :clap

Still several...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By jdub
This lube...

This lube (http://www.beemerboneyard.com/gdmoly2oz.html) from the good folks at Beemer Boneyard is excellent stuff. Don't forget to check the Vendors section for their inmate discount code to use...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,870
Posted By jdub
The first OEM seats on any bike I've ever owned...

The first OEM seats on any bike I've ever owned that work well for both me and my wife. Longest trip so far included a 500 mile day, and we were both pleasantly surprised there was never a need to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-12-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5,456
Views: 570,553
Posted By jdub
Actually a DR200 according to the ad. The rear...

Actually a DR200 according to the ad. The rear drum brake is a giveaway also vs the rear disc on a DR650.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By jdub
Very nice. I used the VVME hi & lo beam kit on my...

Very nice. I used the VVME hi & lo beam kit on my '07 GSA for about 110k miles until I sold the bike; the best upgrade/mod I had done to it. No more burned out bulbs. I'd have already done this to my...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2015, 03:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,303
Posted By jdub
Pretty sure the sensor is at the rear of the oil...

Pretty sure the sensor is at the rear of the oil sump, so when your bike is stopped while pointed downhill there's no oil at the sensor and the indicator comes on. Once back on level ground, the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,780
Posted By jdub
Correct, my '07 GSA had an 08/2006 build date...

Correct, my '07 GSA had an 08/2006 build date without servo-ABS (or I never would have bought it) and the same centerstand as all later model bikes.

The only thing I'm aware of changing during the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By jdub
OP: Unless BMW changed something for the 2015...

OP: Unless BMW changed something for the 2015 models, if your oil level warning comes and and goes off while actually riding as you state I'd suggest having the dealer check the sensor function under...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 50,777
Posted By jdub
Learned my lesson years ago, and now all of the...

Learned my lesson years ago, and now all of the new tires I mount (for me or for friends) get a quick rough up via wire brush before leaving my driveway for the first time.
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 722
Posted By jdub
$285 shipped in GSW/GSAW sizes from American...

$285 shipped in GSW/GSAW sizes from American Motorcycle Tire (http://www.americanmototire.com/catalog/index.php?cPath=200_219_1123). The only folks I've used for my tire needs for years due to great...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By jdub
+1 to all of Tom's points. Depending on the...

+1 to all of Tom's points.

Depending on the mileage you've already gotten from it to get to the TWI, going all the way to the cords might net you what, $4 in savings over tossing it now?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,780
Posted By jdub
My '07 was a GSA, and it was as solid and...

My '07 was a GSA, and it was as solid and reliable a bike as one could want - going as strong as could be when I sold it at 145k miles. Click here for the story on it...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,092
Posted By jdub
+1. I installed one of their Seibenrock Basic...

+1. I installed one of their Seibenrock Basic Plus clutch discs with a new OEM pressure plate and clutch housing on my '07 GSA at 133k miles and it worked great. Details here:...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-03-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 5,456
Views: 570,553
Posted By jdub
Actually an early 2004 model - later model 2004s...

Actually an early 2004 model - later model 2004s had black rims.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,718
Posted By jdub
Not sure if you've already mentioned when you...

Not sure if you've already mentioned when you bought the bike, but that 2 year period better extend at least until the end of the original 3 year/36k mile warranty period or you're losing out.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2,866
Views: 404,780
Posted By jdub
Well hell, obviously I didn't read up on the Sena...

Well hell, obviously I didn't read up on the Sena as much as I thought before buying the Scala.

Thanks again for the info everyone, now back to the primary Nav V subject of this thread....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2,866
Views: 404,780
Posted By jdub
Progress! I just realized I shouldn't have...

Progress!

I just realized I shouldn't have to be riding to check this out, so while sitting on the couch I put on my helmet (causing my chocolate Lab to back up and start barking at me :lol3 ),...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2,866
Views: 404,780
Posted By jdub
I just checked my Nav V and "Discoverable" was...

I just checked my Nav V and "Discoverable" was indeed enabled. I've now disabled it, and will see next time I go out if that was the problem (I really hope so). If so, thanks a million and did you...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2,866
Views: 404,780
Posted By jdub
I did a search on this thread, and it appears the...

I did a search on this thread, and it appears the same issue I'm having might have occurred with others last summer but I didn't see a resolution so here goes:

I'm very much a Bluetooth newb, and...
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