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Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By Alexol
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By Alexol
Best XM radio for use with Autocom?

My very old XM radio retired itself (an assisted suicide kind of thing) a bike or two ago, and I'm now looking to see what's out there.

There seem to be quite a few choices but little in the way...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By Alexol
No worries about water under the rear seat? The...

No worries about water under the rear seat? The area under my rear seat on the GSW used to get very wet and muddy.

Alex
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 795
Posted By Alexol
A useful $0.02 - thanks! I like the idea of...

A useful $0.02 - thanks!

I like the idea of the cardboard bases, but I'll probably cheat and order the RKA in 3 & 7 liters, AND the Wolfman Blackhawk and return what I don't like.

Not an...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 795
Posted By Alexol
That looks a little big at 18 liters. Got a...

That looks a little big at 18 liters. Got a photo by any chance?

Alex
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 795
Posted By Alexol
GREAT! Thanks! A choice of two now... Alex

GREAT! Thanks! A choice of two now...

Alex
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 795
Posted By Alexol
I found your photo - that bag looks to be almost...

I found your photo - that bag looks to be almost ideal, thanks!

Alex
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By Alexol
Seems reasonable, but I'd really like everything...

Seems reasonable, but I'd really like everything hidden if possible, or at least removable in one container when done for the day...

Alex
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By Alexol
GSA-WC and hiding away Autocom etc?

On my GSW, I used the small BMW tank bag, and it was big enough - just! - for an Autocom, bike-to-bike radio, radar detector, laser jammer, iPod, phone and a baseball cap.

That tank bag apparently...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 970
Posted By Alexol
I don't ride much at night either any more, nor...

I don't ride much at night either any more, nor go fast when I do.

I like the extra lights for conspicuity. What I have seen, when the side lights are too bright, is that the center headlight...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 795
Posted By Alexol
Thanks for all the suggestions guys - and Joey,...

Thanks for all the suggestions guys - and Joey, if you could post a picture or two that would be great as this is the solution that appeals most for now.

On the GSW the small BMW bag was perfect...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 795
Posted By Alexol
Best small tank bag for GSA-WC?

I had the small BMW bag on the previous GS-WC but I understand that it won't fit on the GSA-WC.

Anyone got any idea as to what I might look at? There doesn't seem to be much choice yet...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 970
Posted By Alexol
I had a horrible feeling someone was going to say...

I had a horrible feeling someone was going to say that!

Thanks. Now you are making me think about Erica's and I'd promised myself I wasn't going to...

Alex
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 970
Posted By Alexol
BMW GSA-WC LED spotlights vs Clearwater?

Does anyone have any direct & personal experience, comparing the standard spot/fog lights on the WC GSA vs Clearwater Darla's?

I have a pair of Darla's which I kept from my last bike - they were...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By Alexol
Thanks for the link. The Exigent would have...

Thanks for the link.

The Exigent would have to be the dresser version, I think.

I think I'll stick with Exigent - the last one was truly excellent, very thin, reasonably lightweight and...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By Alexol
[QUOTE=marchyman;24165882]I've had my E-Z touring...

[QUOTE=marchyman;24165882]I've had my E-Z touring cover since some time in the 90s. It is a half cover which may not work for you. I find it covers the important parts of the bike. In addition to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By Alexol
You're correct re the coverage & packs reasonably...

You're correct re the coverage & packs reasonably issue. I had one of the E-Z Wanderer covers for quite a while and liked it, although I preferred the Exigent.

The Exigent people claim 8" x 10" x...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By Alexol
Best travel rain cover?

My old Exigent cover finally died, so time to replace it.

The primary purpose is to keep curious eyes and fingers out, so it needs to be full coverage.

I'd like it to be waterproof so that it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-08-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By Alexol
Des anyone have any ideas of a more southern...

Des anyone have any ideas of a more southern route with good roads, very approximately paralleling the interstate along Jackson, Meridian, Tuscaloosa, Birmingham?

You never can tell from the map...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-08-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By Alexol
Thanks very much - great suggestion. I've...

Thanks very much - great suggestion.

I've been on the Trace but that was probably 10 years ago - a very nice scenic ride but very s-l-o-w due to some fairly enthusiastic enforcement.


It...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By Alexol
Non-interstate route suggestions, Baton Rouse to Knoxville TN?

Hi guys,

We're leaving from Lafayette LA to Knoxville TN. This is 723mi on Interstate but we'd like to make it a whole lot less dull, by getting off the slab somewhere around Slidell - but we...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,946
Posted By Alexol
Late to the party, but +1 on this. I have the...

Late to the party, but +1 on this. I have the stock height, "anti-sweating ass" version. Like it VERY much although I don't think they advertise it quite like that though...

I used to have a Saab...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By Alexol
Sorry, but I have to disagree with this totally...

Sorry, but I have to disagree with this totally and absolutely, based of over 50 bikes and 40 years riding.

Some bikes, including my 2006 GS, definitely benefit from them. Possibly most bikes. ...
Forum: Vendors 03-02-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 40,745
Posted By Alexol
I was extremely disappointed in the knee armor of...

I was extremely disappointed in the knee armor of my Klim pants, both in terms of size/coverage and positioning: too small yielding very poor coverage and they hung down below my knee. Completely...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 157,628
Posted By Alexol
The Zega Pro 2s are also quick release - I have a...

The Zega Pro 2s are also quick release - I have a set in black and like them very much. So far they are special order only I think.

The QD mechanism is lockable, same keys for side cases...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,197
Posted By Alexol
Its a different animal - hope you really enjoy...

Its a different animal - hope you really enjoy the change!

Alex
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,197
Posted By Alexol
The stock part doesn't cover very much and isn't...

The stock part doesn't cover very much and isn't exactly heavy duty.

Drop 500+lbs of bike plus 200+lbs of rider from just a few inches onto something hard landing on the stock skid plate and it...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,197
Posted By Alexol
Best skid plate for GS/LC? What & why?

Self explanatory really - why did you choose the skid plate that you have, what do you like about it, & what don't you like about it?

And now you've got yours and seen other peoples, which one...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 157,628
Posted By Alexol
I bought 38 & 31 L, so the width is right. ...

I bought 38 & 31 L, so the width is right.

100% agreed re US pricing, hence the previous link;))

Same for Rimowa suitcase for anyone who travels a lot. In-f##king-sane prices in the US, waaaay...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 157,628
Posted By Alexol
Sounds like you are giving this considerable...

Sounds like you are giving this considerable thought - good plan as these things are expensive.

Just curious - why not include the Zegas in your comparison? Just got a pair of the Pro 2s in...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,430
Posted By Alexol
Not a lot to tell really - happy swanning down...

Not a lot to tell really - happy swanning down the road just a wee bit north of the limit, maybe just a touch more than a wee bit, when all of a sudden the jammer alarm starts screaming. As I fumble...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,430
Posted By Alexol
On the contrary, laser detectors are great - but...

On the contrary, laser detectors are great - but they're not a warning device, just a means to tell you that its time to pull over!

I'm using a jammer system supplied by Laser Interceptor - I...
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,430
Posted By Alexol
I'm not an electrician so I can't give you a...

I'm not an electrician so I can't give you a technical answer but I know that the laser "guns" currently used require very small current levels. Jammers would be no different based on the way they...
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,430
Posted By Alexol
Laser jammer - anyone using one?

If yes, what make and model, and what do you think of it?

Alex
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 913
Posted By Alexol
Thanks - although that's a bit disappointing! ...

Thanks - although that's a bit disappointing!

By the way (hijacking my own thread) did you try that Puig screen, now that it is available in the US?

Alex
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 913
Posted By Alexol
Thanks for the answer, but the question is...

Thanks for the answer, but the question is whether the BMW light bar is compatible with HB engine/tank guards.

Alex
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 913
Posted By Alexol
No-one?

No-one?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,681
Posted By Alexol
Tool boxes, behind the rack type, for GSW?

Does anyone know if the aluminum tools boxes sold by several companies for the pre-LC exhaust-on-the-left style bikes, are available anywhere for the GSW yet?

There's a lot of space behind the TT...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-28-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 913
Posted By Alexol
GWS engine tank guard compatibility?

Does anyone know please if the Hepco Becker engine and tank guards are compatible with the original BMW light bar?

Thanks,

Alex
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,138
Posted By Alexol
Riding behind "flickering" P3s - irritating or not?

The P3s are wonderfully bright and I have no doubt they will be at least as helpful and possibly more so than the LEDs I had on my previous GS for visibility during braking.

Due to the brake light...
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