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Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,161
Posted By Starstruck
JVB may be right - and at least BMW has stated a...

JVB may be right - and at least BMW has stated a reason for it to read optimistically. Some years ago, Dave Searle, editor-in-chief of Motorcycle Consumer News reportedly queried motorcycle companies...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,897
Posted By Starstruck
First, complements to the OP! This is a great...

First, complements to the OP! This is a great thread.

My personal fav is how the clock on the bike automatically re-sets when you change time zones.....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3,167
Views: 493,512
Posted By Starstruck
Experiencing the same no-start on first push...

Experiencing the same no-start on first push phenomena on my 2015 GSA. Talked to the service manager about it at my dealer yesterday. He told me it was happening on almost every LC bike on the lot....
Forum: Vendors 06-06-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1,863
Views: 305,642
Posted By Starstruck
Thanks for the advice! Are the Poseidon Pants and...

Thanks for the advice! Are the Poseidon Pants and Cayenne Pro a good color match? Or if I get the light color jacket, is it better to go with the black pants?
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By Starstruck
I have the HBC 100 Plus. Pros: * Easy...

I have the HBC 100 Plus.

Pros:
* Easy install
* Decent sound
* Nice not to have a boom mike (I have a modular helmet)
* Very long battery life (I have gone was long as 14 hrs before it ran out...
Forum: Vendors 06-02-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,863
Views: 305,642
Posted By Starstruck
Looking for advice on pros/cons of three...

Looking for advice on pros/cons of three different jackets/pant combos for mainly long distance riding. Currently using BMW's Rallye 3, which I really like as an all around jacket/pant combo and it...
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By Starstruck
Try this for the Revzilla thread:...

Try this for the Revzilla thread: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=425821&page=121
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 20,872
Posted By Starstruck
Does anyone know of a reliable European mail...

Does anyone know of a reliable European mail order shop that sells Rev'It gear? Neither FC-Moto or motoin.de offer Revi'It clothing.
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,816
Posted By Starstruck
So between the Held Carese and the Rev'it Cayanne...

So between the Held Carese and the Rev'it Cayanne Pro, which do you prefer?
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,815
Posted By Starstruck
My Rallye 3 zipper pull just broke as well. Can I...

My Rallye 3 zipper pull just broke as well. Can I ask what you used as a replacement pull and where you got it? Thanks!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-18-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3,666
Views: 1,048,853
Posted By Starstruck
And beware, sometimes they ask you to show the...

And beware, sometimes they ask you to show the goods as well as the receipts in order to process the refund.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-18-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3,666
Views: 1,048,853
Posted By Starstruck
I don't know if you are required to pay at the...

I don't know if you are required to pay at the tax office in the area where you got the ticket - but if not, it is relatively easy to find tax offices in Turkey. Go to Google maps and do a search for...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-15-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3,666
Views: 1,048,853
Posted By Starstruck
What happened to the Held gear? Did you leave it...

What happened to the Held gear? Did you leave it in Asia?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,250
Posted By Starstruck
Well.... you were the one who got me to buy the...

Well.... you were the one who got me to buy the sheepskin butt pad! :D
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,250
Posted By Starstruck
After following this thread... and becoming...

After following this thread... and becoming increasingly impacted by BMW's "TC design feature" in the 2015 GSA, I'm +1 with raising the front. It doesn't move the seat to a truly neutral position -...
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,964
Posted By Starstruck
They did a study in New Zealand in the 1990s...

They did a study in New Zealand in the 1990s showing that motorcycle drivers wearing any reflective or fluorescent clothing had a 37% lower risk than other drivers. When compared with wearing a black...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,463
Posted By Starstruck
It really should be covered by the warranty...

It really should be covered by the warranty (http://www.bmwmotorcycles.com/us/en/_common/pdf/2015_BMW_MC_Warranty.pdf)... I'm curious what happens since my 2015 pannier locks are pretty sticky and...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,463
Posted By Starstruck
Did they give you a replacement FOB under the...

Did they give you a replacement FOB under the warranty?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7,159
Views: 1,355,874
Posted By Starstruck
Saw the sunrise... ...

Saw the sunrise...

http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j34/Dougolin/WP_20150327_007_zpsmadsjzqo.jpg (http://s76.photobucket.com/user/Dougolin/media/WP_20150327_007_zpsmadsjzqo.jpg.html)
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,285
Posted By Starstruck
Ymmv

As anyone reading the forum knows, it depends, of course, on the color of the bike.... White ones apparently top out at just over 303 mph, at least according to my GPS.... Of course, that's with...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11,475
Views: 2,332,244
Posted By Starstruck
My 2015 GSA turn indicators automatically switch...

My 2015 GSA turn indicators automatically switch off after a defined time and distance. I believe it is a minimum of 10 seconds and 300 meters (1,000 feet).
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 857
Posted By Starstruck
My 6k service was $188 in SoCal... and if that's...

My 6k service was $188 in SoCal... and if that's unaffordable, wait 'til you need new tires.....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,888
Posted By Starstruck
Get the GSA and don't look back.....

Get the GSA and don't look back.....
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-13-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 46,094
Posted By Starstruck
+1 from another guy who's glad you're back to...

+1 from another guy who's glad you're back to finish the story! :D
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-07-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,221
Posted By Starstruck
Brilliant! Well done!

Brilliant! Well done!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7,159
Views: 1,355,874
Posted By Starstruck
How about the functionality? Worthwhile addition...

How about the functionality? Worthwhile addition to the bike?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2,866
Views: 404,629
Posted By Starstruck
Went through the process as you suggested, but no...

Went through the process as you suggested, but no joy. It looks like the problem is in the update on the UClear firmware. Once I rolled back the UClear firmware from their version 2.15 to their...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 2,866
Views: 404,629
Posted By Starstruck
Nav V with Firmware 3.0 & UClear

Updated my Nav V with latest firmware (ver 3) and now get no audio through my UClear HBC100 Plus headset (also updated to its latest firmware (v 2.15). The Nav V makes a bluetooth connection (faster...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 847
Views: 120,521
Posted By Starstruck
10 day old 2015 GSA - 3,600 miles...

10 day old 2015 GSA - 3,600 miles...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,948
Posted By Starstruck
Went through pretty much the same experience,...

Went through pretty much the same experience, only I was looking for a replacement for my R1200R. As you say, the GS felt familiar, easy, and oh so capable.

But when you get the GS loaded up with...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 407,349
Posted By Starstruck
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,649
Posted By Starstruck
Great idea for a thread. Also looking forward to...

Great idea for a thread. Also looking forward to seeing what others have done....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,510
Posted By Starstruck
Rode down from San Francisco yesterday...

Rode down from San Francisco yesterday (spectacular weather/riding). Suggest you come back to the 1 when you hit Oxnard and take it down to Santa Monica. Gives you another hour of fun riding before...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-22-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3,666
Views: 1,048,853
Posted By Starstruck
There's St. George's Abby in Baden-Württemberg,...

There's St. George's Abby in Baden-Württemberg, Germany (Kloster Sankt Georgen im Schwarzwald) -but I have no idea if you can stay there....
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-16-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3,666
Views: 1,048,853
Posted By Starstruck
Gee, you can't be more than about 350 miles from...

Gee, you can't be more than about 350 miles from Berlin. Why don't you bring the bike home to the factory and see if they have any extra parts laying around.... :evil
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-11-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3,666
Views: 1,048,853
Posted By Starstruck
Well despite your scurrilous ad hominem attacks...

Well despite your scurrilous ad hominem attacks on the Bolivian motorcycle helmet industry.... its nice to see you back.... :D
Forum: Road Warriors 08-20-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 484,624
Posted By Starstruck
I am pretty happy with the Motobozzo lights. I...

I am pretty happy with the Motobozzo lights. I just took them out for a 3,000 mile spin through Northern California, Nevada, Oregon, and a bit of Idaho where they performed flawlessly (on pavement...
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By Starstruck
Experience with the Cardo Scala Qz?

I am thinking about the Cardo Scala Rider Qz. I am looking for a bluetooth system, but since I mainly ride alone, music/phone connection features (with a Windows Phone) are more important than...
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By Starstruck
I am also interested in getting a Bluetooth...

I am also interested in getting a Bluetooth headset. I have been looking at both the Sena 20S and the Cardo SHO-1 (since I have a Shoei Neotec). Primary use will be music and being able to get phone...
Forum: Road Warriors 07-21-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 484,624
Posted By Starstruck
Nice list. On auxiliary lighting, I just received...

Nice list. On auxiliary lighting, I just received a set of Motobozzo Halogen Lamps from Germany (http://www.motobozzo.de/product_info.php?products_id=259). I haven't had time to install them yet, but...
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