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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 10:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,507
Posted By JoeDuck
http://www.bmwmotorcycle.com/2015_bmw_r_1200_gs_ad...

http://www.bmwmotorcycle.com/2015_bmw_r_1200_gs_adventure_information.htm
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 10:53 PM
Replies: 2,141
Views: 212,307
Posted By JoeDuck
Wouldn't alt-click do the same thing in Windows...

Wouldn't alt-click do the same thing in Windows as command-click on the Mac?
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 10:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By JoeDuck
12h v. 24hr clock? Light output from turn...

12h v. 24hr clock? Light output from turn signals? Passive reflectors mounted on the bike? Emissions equipment? US EPA/CA CARB v. ????

TPS reading PSI rather than BAR ?
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2,519
Views: 314,970
Posted By JoeDuck
Is that par for the course in Australia to be...

Is that par for the course in Australia to be made more than whole on warranty issues?
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By JoeDuck
Is that insurance or just the roadside service? ...

Is that insurance or just the roadside service? IIRC my AAA roadside service card works on any vehicle I want (as long as I don't go over my yearly limit). I had to opt for a more expensive...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By JoeDuck
If its anything like the Street Guard 3 the...

If its anything like the Street Guard 3 the jacket will feel about as flexible as a very very thick wet suit.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 10:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,111
Posted By JoeDuck
I do. The RTs panniers IIRC are ~ 32 liters...

I do.
The RTs panniers IIRC are ~ 32 liters each = 64l.
GS Varios are 20-39 and 20-29 = 68 liters
GS Adv Cases are 44 and 38 = 82 liters
Touratech Zega Pros are 38 and 45 = 83 liters

This...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 10:22 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,572
Posted By JoeDuck
I regret selling my monster. I regret buying the...

I regret selling my monster. I regret buying the 1198sp and R1200RT.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 09:05 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 17,961
Posted By JoeDuck
Perhaps people that would've gotten the RR for...

Perhaps people that would've gotten the RR for road use are finding the R a better fit and those that want a RR for track ponied up for the HP4?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 17,961
Posted By JoeDuck
Don't they still make the R1200R thus the...

Don't they still make the R1200R thus the engine/drivetrain being used in at least two models ;)

/at least until the R gets H20 cooling...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,300
Posted By JoeDuck
Could I summarize this thread as: OP thinks...

Could I summarize this thread as:

OP thinks people selling used GSes are asking too much and should lower their prices to his miserly level much even though reality seems to indicate the bikes are...
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 32,379
Posted By JoeDuck
You kept them long enough to really learn about...

You kept them long enough to really learn about them:rofl
/I kid but at the rate you seem to go through bikes do you really get that much of an in depth feel before moving on?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 17,961
Posted By JoeDuck
A wee update with prices ...

A wee update with prices

http://www.bmwmotorcycle.com/2015-bmw-motorcycle-models.htm
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,038
Posted By JoeDuck
Did you go into the Cathedral in Cobh? ...

Did you go into the Cathedral in Cobh?

Interesting history to it.
http://joee.smugmug.com/YachtsofSeabourn/Pride/Cobh-Cork-Ireland-Sept2013/i-hVDhvgC/0/M/DSC_3148-M.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,049
Posted By JoeDuck
Looked like they were in public and in the US and...

Looked like they were in public and in the US and a number of other countries are fair game without a waiver. I'm not certain about Costa Rica - but you do raise a good point about photography and...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,469
Posted By JoeDuck
21 Amendment is nice, but remember Marin has a...

21 Amendment is nice, but remember Marin has a few breweries too (Marin Brewing Company/Moylans Brewing, Broken Drum, Iron Springs, and Hop Monk Tavern, Baeltane Brewing).
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 32,379
Posted By JoeDuck
That also went on a super-weight-gain-4000 binge.

That also went on a super-weight-gain-4000 binge.
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,878
Posted By JoeDuck
What bike did you end up buying? Perhaps we...

What bike did you end up buying? Perhaps we could all join you in a thread about that and pick it apart like you seem to get off on doing in BMW threads.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,012
Posted By JoeDuck
Updateish: <object width="560"...

Updateish:

<object width="560" height="315"><param name="movie" value="//www.youtube.com/v/QUFAoX5rU6I?hl=en_US&amp;version=3"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,012
Posted By JoeDuck
left hand side of the windscreen ...

left hand side of the windscreen

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-iTDwlM3-Zw4/Uu8huTp7LQI/AAAAAAAAVFU/hpxMe5Rmro0/s1600/Murph_11-8-10_5457.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 46,090
Posted By JoeDuck
Lucky. In September Ill be waiting for a slow...

Lucky. In September Ill be waiting for a slow boat across the Atlantic followed by a slow train or truck across the country:cry
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,662
Posted By JoeDuck
Do they? Do they breathe in the summer and keep...

Do they? Do they breathe in the summer and keep water out in the winter?
/need something to replace my nowhere near all season Sidi shoes
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 52,503
Posted By JoeDuck
Im very surprised at this as Id think it would be...

Im very surprised at this as Id think it would be a huge liability issue in the US.

- Rider gets into accident that maybe could have been prevented by ABS
- Sues Polaris - hey they didn't give me...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,764
Posted By JoeDuck
I don't think you can change frame colors. I...

I don't think you can change frame colors. I tried to get a black frame with the black storm color and that was a no go.

Sent via squirrels and a rotary phone
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-06-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By JoeDuck
Yes you have to do both. I would also suggest...

Yes you have to do both. I would also suggest actually reading the car manual. They've added a lot of questions about cell phones and other bits of law not necessarily related to driving.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,764
Posted By JoeDuck
According to the (probably) borked BMW USA build...

According to the (probably) borked BMW USA build your own website its $656 for either GS for the quickshift + install fees (if Im reading the site correctly its listed in the dealer installed goodies...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,698
Posted By JoeDuck
That seems odd.

That seems odd.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,764
Posted By JoeDuck
Did the dealer have retail pricing?

Did the dealer have retail pricing?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,764
Posted By JoeDuck
I made the mistake of looking at BMWs US bike...

I made the mistake of looking at BMWs US bike builder. It seems to either be broken or prices are going to go up a lot for 2015. The "Premium" package that IIRC used to include everything now lacks...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,764
Posted By JoeDuck
I think my dealer said about Oct for the bikes...

I think my dealer said about Oct for the bikes hitting California. Curious why you're moving from a 13 to a 15:ear
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By JoeDuck
I'd argue the RT offers too much protection...

I'd argue the RT offers too much protection unless your normal ride is in rain/sleet/snow/hail and near zero temps.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 17,961
Posted By JoeDuck
Is the dislike or a slipper clutch an off road...

Is the dislike or a slipper clutch an off road thing? I didn't have any issues with a slipper on my Ducati.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 17,961
Posted By JoeDuck
Only with the alpine white and blacked out frame.

Only with the alpine white and blacked out frame.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 17,961
Posted By JoeDuck
:huh The link worked for me. I clicked that then...

:huh The link worked for me. I clicked that then followed it to the R1200GS - the colors listed/displayed for it were indeed the new 2015 colors.

1. Click the link
2. Click Motorcycles
3. Click...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 17,961
Posted By JoeDuck
Pity they haven't migrated that information over...

Pity they haven't migrated that information over to the US site.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 2,141
Views: 212,307
Posted By JoeDuck
I had a problem with my Schuberth SRC and Zumo...

I had a problem with my Schuberth SRC and Zumo 6x0 (whatever the Nav IV equivalent was). There was a bigger problem than just music interruptions. The SRC would routinely drop the connection and...
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 93,235
Posted By JoeDuck
Also best sport-touring. I wonder if BMW will...

Also best sport-touring. I wonder if BMW will nab the best ADV bike as well.
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,786
Posted By JoeDuck
Ive heard the air cooled smaller monster engines...

Ive heard the air cooled smaller monster engines aren't too hard to work on. That being said a similar style to the 695 would be a Monster 620. Put frame sliders on 'em and the drops don't tend to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,946
Posted By JoeDuck
How are the Alt rider radiator guards air flow...

How are the Alt rider radiator guards air flow wise?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,188
Posted By JoeDuck
Sadly so are the pints. Imperial Pint = 20oz,...

Sadly so are the pints. Imperial Pint = 20oz, American Pint = 16oz.:cry
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