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Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 959
Posted By kendives
I had the clamp on X-Creen on my '07 GS. It...

I had the clamp on X-Creen on my '07 GS. It helped a lot for me (5'10)

What I especially liked was being able to adjust it without removal. Just turn the locking tabs and click up, down, in, or...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2,665
Views: 375,637
Posted By kendives
"Discoverable" may or may not disrupt Bluetooth. ...

"Discoverable" may or may not disrupt Bluetooth. My Sena works well with "Discoverable" on or off. It may just be how your Scala and the Nav V get along.

The Sena has universal intercom which...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,411
Posted By kendives
Xm

I have the SkyFi 2 (it broadcasts over FM, the 1 does not). They can be had cheap and are damn near indestructible. The buttons can be pushed with gloves. I run a Sena 20s and use the FM on the Sena...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 273,104
Posted By kendives
Not lockable but very narrow. I took a piece of...

Not lockable but very narrow. I took a piece of sheet metal, cut it, and hooked it to the factory frames. Then I took a set of old nylon saddlebags (abount 3 inches thick) I had used across the tank...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By kendives
Camelback

Camelback
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,146
Posted By kendives
'14 GSWA - last 18,000 with only one problem -...

'14 GSWA - last 18,000 with only one problem - Not enough time to ride :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,604
Posted By kendives
Try compression socks. I got mine from a place...

Try compression socks. I got mine from a place that recommended them for long flights. Supposed to help with the lack of movement when sitting for hours.
Tried them on a 500 miler a couple of...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 698
Posted By kendives
I assume Atlanta replaced the parts under...

I assume Atlanta replaced the parts under warranty. If not, get you dealer to do so.
The pins and E clips that held my windshield disappeared somehow. They were replaced with no questions asked.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-13-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,111
Posted By kendives
Power converter

I just received mine and it had a 12v to 5v converter with the proper usb included in the package.
I really like that the power cable is extra long so you can mount it anywhere you want.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,790
Posted By kendives
The chart from Motorcycle.com is a '13 vs a '12. ...

The chart from Motorcycle.com is a '13 vs a '12.
The one just above is a '10 vs '15, more appropriate now
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 920
Posted By kendives
Narrow Panniers

Happy-Trail makes some very narrow ones but they are not pre-fitted for the GSWA. You would have to get them without the mounting holes predrilled and do it your self. They also make a set where the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 958
Posted By kendives
Looks like half of a bottle mount. The other part...

Looks like half of a bottle mount. The other part holds the fuel or water bottle and uses that piece as a base plate for quick disconnect.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,997
Posted By kendives
I've got the Sena 20s, NAV V, iPhone, and a...

I've got the Sena 20s, NAV V, iPhone, and a Delphi Skyfi.

I've paired the 20s to the NAV V for GPS and phone. The Skyfi transmits FM (to use with your car radio) and I turn on the FM radio on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 864
Posted By kendives
When the road gets squirrely (rain, mud, gravel,...

When the road gets squirrely (rain, mud, gravel, salt, etc) I go to Rain mode.
Seems to help. I dumped my '07 when I hit a patch of gravel/salt as used on the roads here in winter. Was going...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,400
Posted By kendives
I had a front go while riding down a hill on a 4...

I had a front go while riding down a hill on a 4 lane. The quote above expresses it perfectly for me. Had to sit on the side of the road for a few minutes to get my heart rate under 400.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-25-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 240,170
Posted By kendives
Got tired of people asking if it was a...

Got tired of people asking if it was a Transformer :lol3

http://i502.photobucket.com/albums/e426/kendives/BMWSUV_zpsgutdyyvm.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-25-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 879
Posted By kendives
I always thought that was a "feature" to keep...

I always thought that was a "feature" to keep one's toes cool:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,258
Posted By kendives
+1 :rofl

+1 :rofl
Forum: Trip Planning 03-03-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,595
Posted By kendives
I'm late to the party but here's my method. ...

I'm late to the party but here's my method.

I plan and AVERAGE speed of 60 miles per hour. This includes gas stops, snacks (at the gas stop), unexpected traffic, and the lot. On the slab I...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,498
Posted By kendives
I've got the black Globescouts. I love the...

I've got the black Globescouts. I love the panniers but I have small scratches all over the top of the right pannier from my boot hitting when I mount. The scratches are very noticeable. I had...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-25-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 7,618
Views: 2,633,451
Posted By kendives
[QUOTE=BadgerDog;26226657]This sign raises 3...

[QUOTE=BadgerDog;26226657]This sign raises 3 possible reactions as I see it:

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f14/BadgerDog53/My%20Bike%20and%20Ride%20Pics/NCM_0004_zps1a8cd31a.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2,665
Views: 375,637
Posted By kendives
Press and hold the Wonder Wheel to skip to the...

Press and hold the Wonder Wheel to skip to the next song. Or press the back side to go to the previous song.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-19-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,476
Posted By kendives
You are a true Adventure Rider:clap

You are a true Adventure Rider:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-18-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,093
Posted By kendives
Tried skiing. Couldn't figure out why anyone...

Tried skiing. Couldn't figure out why anyone would slide down frozen water looking for a tree to crash into.

'Course, it could be my natural sense of balance and rhythm that caused skiing to...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,059
Posted By kendives
I've got 18,000 on my '14 GSAW. At cruise (75~80)...

I've got 18,000 on my '14 GSAW. At cruise (75~80) I average 41 to 43.
Drop down to the 60s and it goes up to 45~48.

BUT, for the past month it has been averaging 38~40 at cruise and 44 to 46 when...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-06-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 210,455
Posted By kendives
Been there, Done that. Went down one road in WV...

Been there, Done that. Went down one road in WV where the GPS and the road signs all agreed. Until I came to an 80 foot cliff. I should have known better as the road went from paved, to gravel, to...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2,665
Views: 375,637
Posted By kendives
MY Garmin has rerouted me for traffic a couple of...

MY Garmin has rerouted me for traffic a couple of times. First it would tell me of an accident/construction zone/traffic jam ahead (plus how far ahead)and how long a wait. If I tell it to...
Forum: Face plant 01-22-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,963
Posted By kendives
I also ride year 'round. And I've been concerned...

I also ride year 'round. And I've been concerned about tire pressure change because our temps can vary by 40 degrees from day to day in the winter.
I fill my tires from a scuba tank (very dry air)....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,476
Posted By kendives
Bring your checkbook:rofl

Bring your checkbook:rofl
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,975
Posted By kendives
My Gerbing heated gloves are my first choice for...

My Gerbing heated gloves are my first choice for cold riding. 500 mile ride last week in 28 degree weather and never turned them over half power.

I've got the BMW winter gloves also. I've worn...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,334
Posted By kendives
Looks pretty normal compared to mine, ...

Looks pretty normal compared to mine,

I've got a GSWA and it runs about 185 degrees fahrenheit during the winter in traffic. Temps here are in the low to mid 30s when I'm commuting to or from...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,205
Posted By kendives
I have a '14 GSA with everything except #4, #5, &...

I have a '14 GSA with everything except #4, #5, & #8.

Wish I had #4, don't care about the others.

I don't know if it will work in your location but Garmin has an app that puts weather radar,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-19-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 438,380
Posted By kendives
There are 2 kinds of off road riders. ...

There are 2 kinds of off road riders.

Those that have fallen...
and those that lie about it.:rofl

Welcome to the nap club
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,152
Posted By kendives
Very nice! Go and ride it. You'll never...

Very nice!

Go and ride it. You'll never regret it.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 26,281
Posted By kendives
Mine are not as weak as yours. After an hour ride...

Mine are not as weak as yours. After an hour ride with them on high they are hot to the bare hand but not so much I can't hold on.
Through gloves the heated grips are basically useless.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,511
Posted By kendives
Was the GPS the Nav V in the BMW cradle or an...

Was the GPS the Nav V in the BMW cradle or an aftermarket?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-30-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7,618
Views: 2,633,451
Posted By kendives
You do realize you've given a whole new meaning...

You do realize you've given a whole new meaning to "up a creek on a Harley":rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,164
Posted By kendives
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,876
Posted By kendives
Wicked I moved to a 2014 GSWA from a GS. I too was...

I moved to a 2014 GSWA from a GS. I too was worried about low speed maneuvering (especially with the big tank) and picking it up. I found it was easier to ride it than to think about it when going...
Forum: Vendors 10-03-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 836
Views: 133,673
Posted By kendives
'14 R1200GSWA and I have NO heat problems on the...

'14 R1200GSWA and I have NO heat problems on the right.
I even keep my rubber rainsuit in there.
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