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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 09:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,316
Posted By hammick
There is a threat on here where a guy sanded his...

There is a threat on here where a guy sanded his bags in a vertical pattern and it looked pretty slick. Put a nice "grain" in them.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 09:45 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,632
Posted By hammick
Might make sense on a Harley. A lot of Harley...

Might make sense on a Harley. A lot of Harley riders will still have the same tires in 20 years :D
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 769
Posted By hammick
Agreed. I put 8k on my '13 GSW, 2k on my '14 RTW...

Agreed. I put 8k on my '13 GSW, 2k on my '14 RTW and currently 4k on my
15 GSAW and not a drop of oil consumed.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 09:57 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,878
Posted By hammick
A gallon of Rotella 5W40 (sorry couldn't help...

A gallon of Rotella 5W40 (sorry couldn't help myself), a filter, crush washer, and a liter of 75W90 synthetic gear oil. Can't remember exact total but probably just under $50 and I know it was...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 09:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 889
Posted By hammick
When I first received my bike I was lukewarm on...

When I first received my bike I was lukewarm on it, especially since BMW cheaped out and only gives one fob and the plastic backup key. After putting 4k miles on the bike I am very glad I ordered...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 09:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 889
Posted By hammick
Removal of seat is not required. You place the...

Removal of seat is not required. You place the plastic key close to the little nub in the rear fender well and reach up and start the bike.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-20-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,898
Posted By hammick
Post a pic when you get the bike on the off...

Post a pic when you get the bike on the off chance I am wrong about you not being old enough to drive.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,423
Posted By hammick
Damn cats out of the bag. I have to sell the bike...

Damn cats out of the bag. I have to sell the bike now.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,423
Posted By hammick
I'd be more worried about what you ankles will...

I'd be more worried about what you ankles will look like after a crash assuming they are still attached.
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 106,241
Posted By hammick
Thanks guys. I am going to skip the side cases...

Thanks guys. I am going to skip the side cases for now. Dealer is giving me 30 days after sale to buy them at discount if I want.

The SW Motech racks are easy to remove and I am getting the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 106,241
Posted By hammick
I may be pulling the trigger on a used 2013 with...

I may be pulling the trigger on a used 2013 with the premium package. Currently it has the SW Motech Evo mounts. I think these can take a variety of different bags if I buy adapters.

I would be...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,423
Posted By hammick
All good advice. Keep it somewhere it won't get...

All good advice. Keep it somewhere it won't get lost and that you remember.

On long trips I have been keeping my spare plastic key in a zipper pouch on my duffle that is attached to the passenger...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 1,236
Views: 204,118
Posted By hammick
I would get warranty status in writing. My dealer...

I would get warranty status in writing. My dealer said warranty is void on buy backs but they might be talking out of their arse.
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1,236
Views: 204,118
Posted By hammick
Sorry I was talking about the one he is trading...

Sorry I was talking about the one he is trading for
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1,236
Views: 204,118
Posted By hammick
If the bike was a trade-in for a 14k model with...

If the bike was a trade-in for a 14k model with the 1k discount the title will not be branded. Max has a buyback on Ebay and it is branded. I sold my '14 back and my dealer told me it sold at...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,786
Posted By hammick
I didn't care for the wind protection on my '12...

I didn't care for the wind protection on my '12 K1600GT. I felt like the GSW was better and the GSAW is much better. I got a lot of buffeting with the K1600 and the adjustable wings just made it...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,743
Posted By hammick
I paid retail for my '15 GSA that I ordered. ...

I paid retail for my '15 GSA that I ordered. Didn't need any accessories as I had everything that I removed from my '13 GSW. Feel like a got a good price on my trade.

When I bought my '14 RTW I...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 28,083
Posted By hammick
Yes. My bad.

Yes. My bad.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,239
Posted By hammick
I bet it starts working again when the bike thaws...

I bet it starts working again when the bike thaws out. Flush them ASAP if it does.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 48,435
Posted By hammick
This thread will tell you everything you need to...

This thread will tell you everything you need to know about tracking your bike and more.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1005086
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 28,083
Posted By hammick
I don't see the reasoning behind the PR4 Trail. ...

I don't see the reasoning behind the PR4 Trail. It has a softer center compound than the PR4 and PR4GT which would make sense if it was a 50/50 tire but it isn't. On my GSA I will replace the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-15-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,898
Posted By hammick
You might want to rethink letting this ten year...

You might want to rethink letting this ten year old kid crash at your house :rofl
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-15-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,898
Posted By hammick
Maybe the OP should ask his friend instead. ...

Maybe the OP should ask his friend instead.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-7EooIEGSMgQ/VGfJO5wyf_I/AAAAAAAACTI/IDI6qnMuPVo/w300-h402-no/ClassicMrSnuffleupagus.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 28,083
Posted By hammick
I wouldn't get either. Get a set of Pilot Road...

I wouldn't get either. Get a set of Pilot Road 4s or 4GTs.

None of these tires are good off road.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,408
Posted By hammick
My '13 GSW with ESA and Tourance Next tires was...

My '13 GSW with ESA and Tourance Next tires was rock solid at high speed. It did have a slight headshake on deceleration with hands off the bars (at about 45mph). I traded it at 8k miles so never...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-14-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,898
Posted By hammick
You will also be well off to have a windbreaker...

You will also be well off to have a windbreaker to wear between your heated jacket and your riding jacket. This helps to snug the heated jacket to you and to block out any wind coming through your...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-14-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,898
Posted By hammick
Absolutely get the liners. Once you feet get...

Absolutely get the liners. Once you feet get cold they won't warm up.

I'm in Kansas City, MO but I suspect you will be riding well south of me.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-14-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,898
Posted By hammick
Hell these figures don't even include LifeFlight...

Hell these figures don't even include LifeFlight and ER charges.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-14-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1,643
Views: 217,467
Posted By hammick
Queen mattress on hwy on dark Rainey morning. It...

Queen mattress on hwy on dark Rainey morning. It was in fast lane, luckily I wasnt.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-14-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,479
Posted By hammick
What a great road to ride slow though.

What a great road to ride slow though.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-13-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,898
Posted By hammick
Not just North. The high in Kansas City today...

Not just North. The high in Kansas City today was 29 degrees.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-13-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,898
Posted By hammick
Brother I'm always up for an adventure and have...

Brother I'm always up for an adventure and have done some stuff that many people think are crazy but your proposed adventure might well end poorly for you.

This is a ride for the spring and summer...
Forum: Face plant 11-13-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,038
Posted By hammick
My only major accident was 30 years ago when an...

My only major accident was 30 years ago when an old couple in their mid-eighties turned left in front of me.

My thought and prayers for this young man and his family.

I do think currently the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By hammick
Let the dealer fix it. Should be covered under...

Let the dealer fix it. Should be covered under warranty no problem.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,359
Posted By hammick
My record was 398 miles on an '09 GSA. ...

My record was 398 miles on an '09 GSA. Interstate and running on fumes.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By hammick
Very nice people. We toured the country in 2007...

Very nice people. We toured the country in 2007 and were amazed at the hospitality.

Now don't get me started on the bastards that make our bikes.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,716
Posted By hammick
FYI if you have an side stand enlarger from your...

FYI if you have an side stand enlarger from your previous GSA (or GS maybe) it will fit on the new one. Just don't use the middle spacer.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 984
Posted By hammick
Looks like you already have the led lights. You...

Looks like you already have the led lights. You must be like a riding buddy of mine. His '12 GSA is lit up like a rock concert. High and low converted to 55w HID. Aux lights converted to 55w HIDs...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,405
Posted By hammick
Nice bike for sure. Do an advanced search on...

Nice bike for sure. Do an advanced search on Ebay and see what they have sold for recently. Also check Craigslist and Cycletrader.

I try to buy closer to KBB trade-in value as I tend to buy used...
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1,236
Views: 204,118
Posted By hammick
Err, take to a painter?

Err, take to a painter?
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