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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 11:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,612
Posted By Scottishman
Welcome to the world of GS! I first...

Welcome to the world of GS!

I first rented an 800 in Frankfurt and rode through Europe for 7 weeks. Loved my first adventure and the bike. I see yours has a higher screen. Nice. One option...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 198,832
Posted By Scottishman
No news from Garmin yet. I will post as soon as I...

No news from Garmin yet. I will post as soon as I hear anything. My sense is that it will be a while, as it will be a new diagnosis and redevelopment exercise. Let's hope they figure it out soon.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 38,646
Posted By Scottishman
But why not just enjoy it? It is such a great...

But why not just enjoy it? It is such a great feature? I love it.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 667,776
Posted By Scottishman
Done. He is gone from my world. Much relieved! ...

Done. He is gone from my world. Much relieved!

Thanks much
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 667,776
Posted By Scottishman
Thanks much. Will do!

Thanks much. Will do!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 667,776
Posted By Scottishman
I really enjoy 95% of the posts in this forum. ...

I really enjoy 95% of the posts in this forum. Guys from all around the world, collaborating and sharing their knowledge and skills in such a positive and friendly way. JVB is one of the best....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,933
Posted By Scottishman
Two years ago, I put diesel in a rented 800 in...

Two years ago, I put diesel in a rented 800 in Poland. Had it taken to a dealer where they drained the fuel, PUT IN NEW PLUGS, and I was back on the road in 3 hours, even with language barrier.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,493
Posted By Scottishman
I have Scouts on my 2012 GS and love them. I am...

I have Scouts on my 2012 GS and love them. I am waiting for the new size for my GSALC next month.

I agree with the other posts. Don't go on a long trip with incorrect sizes. Too much risk.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,300
Posted By Scottishman
Tank Bag

I bought an SW Motech tank ring and Bag for my GSAWC

I have another bag for my GS, and have been happy with it. I had to get different (longer) bolts to affix the ring, but other than that, it...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 198,832
Posted By Scottishman
FWIW, i sent in a log to Garmin about the audio...

FWIW, i sent in a log to Garmin about the audio cutting out on the Nav V. They sent me an email requesting it on Friday.

I find it encouraging that they followed up, and asked for specific...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 198,832
Posted By Scottishman
Mp3

It's worth a shot. I have some things to try with Garmin, but I will try this approach as well. Thanks much.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,779
Posted By Scottishman
153 MPH is 245 KPH. WOW. I have only done 225...

153 MPH is 245 KPH. WOW. I have only done 225 on my RR, but that's somewhere in Western NA. It would be great to have a fast bike in Germany to try it out.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 198,832
Posted By Scottishman
And you don't have any audio lapses from your...

And you don't have any audio lapses from your music?

My Nav V cuts out for 2 seconds or so every 2 minutes, listing to music on my SD card. It's frustrating. Garmin asked me to do a log of...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 667,776
Posted By Scottishman
Words

Wait a second. I said your your Avatar was distracting. You said something like riveting! Can we agree on gorgeous?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,789
Posted By Scottishman
Omg

Are you trying to get me to lose it? This is drop dead gorgeous!!

My one question is to paint the aluminum tank pieces. I think yes?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,571
Posted By Scottishman
Hey Jim

Yes, born in Dundee and came to Eastern Canada many years ago. Was just there on another golfing trip, after riding through Spain and Portugal on the GS.

Last year, I rode my GS from Columbia to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 667,776
Posted By Scottishman
Hey Macadamia

Thanks much for your input. How do you control the lights? Separate switch or through the aux. switch? They look good.

BTW, I find it really hard to concentrate on your pics and words. Something...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,090
Posted By Scottishman
Tires

My dealer has tested the new size Scouts for the GSALC. He says they should be available August.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 667,776
Posted By Scottishman
Clearwater's

And while we're on the topic of these lights, has anyone had experience with putting on the lights at the bottom of the fork legs? I like the fact, from what I understand, that the can opener is a...
Forum: Vendors 07-11-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 22,787
Posted By Scottishman
Fork Lights

I sent you a note a couple of weeks ago and didn't get an answer.

Do you have some lights that will fit on the forks of a new WC GSA, which will illuminate your path as you turn in the trails at...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,416
Posted By Scottishman
Age is Irrevelvant

Hi folks.

I have had two GS's in the last two years. A 2012 that I rode to South America, now in London. Great bike.

And a GSA, 2014, that I just picked up. I did my first Iron Butt Iron Wed...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 32,653
Posted By Scottishman
New Post in the Same Forum

I just saw this in the Forum today from another inmate who is a Tenere rider.

Did 330 miles of two lane ohio roads today with a FJR, VFR, and a Honda 1300 cruiser. It really magnifies the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,789
Posted By Scottishman
I took out the bike a few days ago. Nice toy. I...

I took out the bike a few days ago. Nice toy. I have been thinking about restoring a R90S in Daytona Orange, cause I love the look. But then I concluded that a new R Nine T, with a Wunderlich...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,571
Posted By Scottishman
Hey Jim, do you still have your Elsinore? It was...

Hey Jim, do you still have your Elsinore? It was truly a wonderful machine. I had some friends that raced them at the time. Very sweet bikes. I had a couple of Can Ams and raced against a bunch of...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,166
Posted By Scottishman
Love Tools

For what it's worth, I have a T35 in my set. Never used it. Use most of the other ones in a cordless drill, unless the bits are big.

In Canada, Sears is going downhill quickly, which is really...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 198,832
Posted By Scottishman
Nav V Audio

Done that, thanks.

In my case the ONLY difference is Zumo to Nav V. Can't be any clearer than that.

I ran three software companies in my previous lives. Garmin has to be in the bottom 3 for...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 198,832
Posted By Scottishman
Nav V Audio

This is truly ridiculous! They keep coming back to the same old questions:
Too big a card -8 GB what BS!
Turn Off Discoverable
Use a simpler headset.

In my tech request to Garmin two weeks...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 198,832
Posted By Scottishman
Nav V

The issue remains with the Nav V.

Please see my post #1789. It still skips on playback. Very frustrating!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 198,832
Posted By Scottishman
SW Update

Thanks much for this. No update about the issue with Media Player going silent every 2 minutes?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,351
Posted By Scottishman
I have a 2014 GSA with 2,000 Km in two weeks...

I have a 2014 GSA with 2,000 Km in two weeks ownership time.

I also have a 2012 GS. The WC is a big step forward, in every way, faster, nimbler and smoother. I haven't taken in off road yet,...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,713
Posted By Scottishman
Enduro Pro

I love the bike AND this Forum. Where else can you get great info from around the world in a day or two?

Thanks guys.

Chip goes on this weekend!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,058
Posted By Scottishman
Jesse

TYPO

What I meant to say was:
These folks care!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,058
Posted By Scottishman
Update I spoke to Jesse this morning. ...

Update

I spoke to Jesse this morning. Great service and attitude. Apparently the brackets that I need to mount the front part of my racks used to already be on the GSA, but mine doesn't have...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,058
Posted By Scottishman
GSAW Installation

DJ
You said you installed Jesse's on your GSA last month. In the installation pics it shows that you affix the front of the racks to where the passenger foot pegs mount. There is no way my racks...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,058
Posted By Scottishman
Thanks much, Jim.

Thanks much, Jim.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,073
Posted By Scottishman
I am 67, raced dirt bikes when I was young and...

I am 67, raced dirt bikes when I was young and got into road riding 5 years ago. I started out with a VFR, then a BMW K 1200 S, then bought a S1000RR. GREAT BIKE.

I then got thinking about...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,058
Posted By Scottishman
Hi guys. Great work on the pics and...

Hi guys.

Great work on the pics and instructions. I just picked up my WCGSA last Friday, and my Jesse's came in yesterday. I installed them today after a nice short local ride. Issue is that...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,654
Posted By Scottishman
Ztechnik

I am interested in this comparo as well.

FWIW, I had a Parabellum on my GS last year in South America, and crashed pretty badly. The screen basically blew up. The 3 year warranty on the Ztechnik...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,713
Posted By Scottishman
Enduro Pro

Question to this thread. How many of you have tried Enduro Pro mode, and how skilled are you? I ask because my dealer (who has done a lot of off road) said that it is meant for really skilled riders...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 667,776
Posted By Scottishman
love it,!

love it,!
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