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Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,739
Posted By pauleknight
I have a 28 inseam and just got the low BMW seat...

I have a 28 inseam and just got the low BMW seat installed on a '14 GSA. When in the one helmet and no luggage position and the low seat in the low position I can get both feet firmly on the ground...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,567
Posted By pauleknight
does anyone who says their grips are good and hot...

does anyone who says their grips are good and hot have a Infrared Laser Thermometer?

Maybe you can do a controlled test in the garage.

Let them heat up and provide the ambient temp and the temp...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,315
Posted By pauleknight
I got the idea from some other member. It...

I got the idea from some other member.

It was easy to make and took maybe an hour of messing around with it.

Great for putting your tire repair kit...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,076
Posted By pauleknight
I spliced in a dual cig lighter from the battery...

I spliced in a dual cig lighter from the battery like this

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NTAwWDUwMA==/z/29gAAOxyyq5TLH5n/$_35.JPG

From there I have a cig usb port in one and the other powers my...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 911
Posted By pauleknight
JimVonBaden, Maybe I am reading into this,...

JimVonBaden,

Maybe I am reading into this, but is there OEM AUX Brake Lighting available from BMW?

Or are you referring to something else?

Paul
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 1,010,390
Posted By pauleknight
Krusell, I carry gloves in my tool kit and double...

Krusell, I carry gloves in my tool kit and double glove when changing the oil.. stopped at an O'Rielly purchased a few disposable supplies and did it in the parking lot.

This O'Rielly had paper...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,315
Posted By pauleknight
Not sure why I covered up my plates... Maybe...

Not sure why I covered up my plates...

Maybe I was felling paranoid that day.

I normally do not hid my plates....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 1,010,390
Posted By pauleknight
Here are a few of my favs from the last year ...

Here are a few of my favs from the last year

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-oFgN1UIM-2U/U-ZWDJSf7uI/AAAAAAAAGqU/LrZLZpM7lTc/w1313-h985-no/IMG_0571.JPG
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,315
Posted By pauleknight
Rear lighting for the '14 GSA

I have been reading and reading about the flashing light options for the GS for the rear.

Are there any other options or ideas for other lights for the rear?

I am not sure what is legal or not...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,365
Posted By pauleknight
I have the RPM One extended on my '14 GSA. Got...

I have the RPM One extended on my '14 GSA. Got it at the dealer and got the 7 years so the bike is covered thru 2021 with unlimited miles.

for the $1100 I paid there is a piece of mind.

The...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,924
Posted By pauleknight
I am by far not an expert, but the BMW Training...

I am by far not an expert, but the BMW Training academy on multiple time times "approved" of mounting using the peg while on the side stand.

Of course you need to be careful of the ground so the...
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,012
Posted By pauleknight
Love my C3 Had 30K miles on my first one. ...

Love my C3

Had 30K miles on my first one. I replaced for a new one 25K miles ago with the J&M installed headset system. Both helmets performed perfectly.

I did have one problem where the...
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,815
Posted By pauleknight
Luckily I have not had any chance to test my...

Luckily I have not had any chance to test my motoport gear under an accident, but I have almost 100K miles on my motoport gear and love it.

My only issue was a zipper that broke when the pull tab...
Forum: Equipment 12-02-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,875
Posted By pauleknight
I keep a small Ruger in my tank bag and when I...

I keep a small Ruger in my tank bag and when I check into the hotel at the end of the day, I transfer to the inside pocket of my Motoport Kevlar Jacket.

I've done it a hundred plus times in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,265
Posted By pauleknight
i went for my annual "mancation" this summer,...

i went for my annual "mancation" this summer, over 13.5K miles with 15.5 days in the saddle and I argee that pegs would be great.

So anyone with pegs on their '14GSA they would like to show?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 985
Posted By pauleknight
yes I guess the question was asked and answered...

yes I guess the question was asked and answered by me, BUT I wanted to assure that my crash bars were not bent or mis-installed :)

back to off topic banter...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 985
Posted By pauleknight
Ha ha back to original topic. On the '14...

Ha ha back to original topic.

On the '14 GSA do you have to remove the engine / guards to pull the plugs. ?

I did
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 985
Posted By pauleknight
VEGASGSA and JetSpeed, Come on guys are...

VEGASGSA and JetSpeed,

Come on guys are y'all messing with me?

the documentation says to replace at 12K miles. I did mine at 20K

Here a comparison...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 985
Posted By pauleknight
'14 GSA replace spark plugs, did you have to remove the crash bars

In an earlier thread I mentioned that when replacing the crash bars I had to loosen and almost remove the crash bars to get the coil out and make removal of the spark plugs easier.

Anyone have the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,123
Posted By pauleknight
I would love to have this option. I have a...

I would love to have this option.

I have a '14 GSA and when the keyless option was introduced I heard it was able to retrofit on the '14.

anyone done that yet?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2,368
Views: 289,679
Posted By pauleknight
I have 20K miles on the NAV 5 on a '14 GSA and...

I have 20K miles on the NAV 5 on a '14 GSA and only one single problem with the GPS. It locked up once and I had to restart it.

That was maybe 10K miles ago. since and before no problem.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,148
Posted By pauleknight
Air Filter at 20K miles...

Air Filter at 20K miles https://fbcdn-sphotos-a-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xaf1/t31.0-8/r270/10547281_10152701963232074_8461170357657471914_o.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,148
Posted By pauleknight
I didn't really ask why but I assume he just...

I didn't really ask why but I assume he just grabbed the crush washers from the 2012 GS/GSA as a matter of habit.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,963
Posted By pauleknight
Jim, I changed them yesterday and yes I am a...

Jim,

I changed them yesterday and yes I am a slaker, but have not gone out yet. Went to a party full of hot Russian women with my smoking hot Russian wife so eye candy won over riding... LOL
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,148
Posted By pauleknight
Roadscum, Magic City Cycle = 36 miles ...

Roadscum,

Magic City Cycle = 36 miles
Daytona = 58 miles.

Magic City wins...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,963
Posted By pauleknight
so I never made the 12K mile spark plug change on...

so I never made the 12K mile spark plug change on time and ended up doing it at 20K miles. This is a '14 GSA LC run on regular gas. 99.99% interstate / primary road driving

...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,148
Posted By pauleknight
Pistole, The bars are the OEM on the GSA>...

Pistole,

The bars are the OEM on the GSA>

Like I said the bike was never dropped and owned since 1 mile on the ODO by me.

I will mention to the dealer when I bring in for a few...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,148
Posted By pauleknight
JetSpeed, I might be out of order on a few...

JetSpeed,

I might be out of order on a few of these maintenance items.

The plugs were the first set after the factory. The oil change is the 4th since new. 1K, 7K, 13K, 20K miles (a little...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,177
Posted By pauleknight
I have the TPM on the '14 GSA and I believe that...

I have the TPM on the '14 GSA and I believe that the valve stem is integrated into the TPM as far as I can recall when they replaced the tires a few months back.

I do find that the GSA is the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 256
Posted By pauleknight
right side coil / spark plug on '14 GSA LC

I just posted a rather long thread "LC GS Maintenance - lessons learned" and wanted to solicit some specific feedback.

On the Right side coil (passenger side in the US) the coil could not be...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,148
Posted By pauleknight
LC GS Maintenance - lessons learned

yesterday was maintenance day on the 14 GSA.

She has 20K miles on her and was due for the oil, final drive, air filter,spark plugs, brake flush and a few other items.

I acquired all the parts I...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2,368
Views: 289,679
Posted By pauleknight
check again, ...

check again,

http://investors.micron.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=440650

December 17, 2008 Micron Technology, Inc., today announced it has worked with Sun Microsystems, Inc., to...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 2,368
Views: 289,679
Posted By pauleknight
I am sorry but I gotta call BS as the above is...

I am sorry but I gotta call BS as the above is completely made up.

Solid state Flash memory just does not work that way.

Memory like this is called non-volatile or flash ram or solid...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,760
Posted By pauleknight
I love the posi-tap but darn they are expensive...

I love the posi-tap but darn they are expensive...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,992
Posted By pauleknight
wait, they told me tires were extra LOL I...

wait, they told me tires were extra LOL

I got the Anakee 3 and put 7K on them.

They have plenty left, but I put on new tires before this summer's Mancation 2014. Orlando - BMW Rally - Hyder...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,229
Posted By pauleknight
I recall in Ghost Rider, Niel Peart says he lost...

I recall in Ghost Rider, Niel Peart says he lost a BMW pannier along the way on the road somewhere.

I have been concerned for years that the same would happen to me...

Oh the things that run...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,080
Posted By pauleknight
my '14GSA in FL has no problems starting. ...

my '14GSA in FL has no problems starting.

6.5 months in and 20K+ miles.

Of course I have only ridden her maybe 50 times. LOL

I would say I have only started her 80 times or so with no...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,257
Posted By pauleknight
JetSpeed, I did hear that the Keyless Ride...

JetSpeed,

I did hear that the Keyless Ride was a retrofit item.

I am not sure where, but I assume here.

I will check with the dealer.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,355
Posted By pauleknight
Originally Posted by ChasM View Post it...

Originally Posted by ChasM View Post
it splayed your legs out in an uncomfortable position when standing up.



I think that ChasM was referring to when standing on the ground.

When standing...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,257
Posted By pauleknight
bluetooth / wireless key?

I recall some time ago that the GS/GSW 2013/2014 were going to have an option for a keyless system.

Anyone retrofitted one yet?

I have read that it will open the gas filler as well and that is...
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