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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By Travman
Nope, XXL Tall fits perfectly! :D

Nope, XXL Tall fits perfectly! :D
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By Travman
If you figure this out without removing the tank,...

If you figure this out without removing the tank, let us know. I have the booster plug already from previous bike that will work on the GSA but have not wanted to deal with the whole tank removal as...
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By Travman
There is another thread about the same type of...

There is another thread about the same type of vibration. The issue is not the helmet but the bad air coming off the wind screen. I had a similar low pitched vibration but after I added an MRA...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,440
Posted By Travman
Take a look at AdvMonster lights. Great quality...

Take a look at AdvMonster lights. Great quality at reasonable prices. I've used their lights on a couple of bikes.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,830
Posted By Travman
Gsa ++++++

I'll jump in in favor of the GSA. My reasons:
- it's taller (yes some of us want that)
- it had most of the extras standard that I would have added to a GS
- better wind protection (almost as...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 27,869
Posted By Travman
Decided to go with the Russell seat and will be...

Decided to go with the Russell seat and will be shipping mine out later this week with a 12/4 build date. Even with the 15% discount it’s still a pricy seat but a number of factors lead me in that...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,830
Posted By Travman
+1

+1
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 975
Posted By Travman
WTF :fpalm

WTF :fpalm
Forum: Vendors 11-11-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 28,218
Posted By Travman
I ordered a seat with the Sunbrella and color to...

I ordered a seat with the Sunbrella and color to match the GSA Blue. Grew up on a boat and am very familiar with the benefits of canvas seats. The Sunbrella option was one of the deciding factors...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By Travman
Well for one thing, the bottom bag is...

Well for one thing, the bottom bag is dimensionally smaller across all 3 measures but yet is listed with a high capacity. So maybe that accounts for the price difference. On the top one, you get a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 27,869
Posted By Travman
Laam Seats

I spoke with Seth Laam today with Laam seats. He used to work for one of the Meyer's. Spent a lot of time on the phone with him and came away impressed with his answers. Pricing is certainly a draw...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 27,869
Posted By Travman
Since your shipping times are about the same as...

Since your shipping times are about the same as mine, what do you do about not having your seats for the 3-4 weeks it takes to build and get your seat back to you. Only once in the past 6+ years...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 27,869
Posted By Travman
The heat on the Sargent seats is fine. I had...

The heat on the Sargent seats is fine. I had their heated seats on my RT and they were plenty hot. Comfort is the issue I found with the Sargent for the GSA. I tried the standard non heat seat and...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 27,869
Posted By Travman
So is the Exclusive seat wider, firmer, more...

So is the Exclusive seat wider, firmer, more dished, sets you back further? Can you put it in the high/high position without the slope of the stock that slides you into the tank and mashes the boys....
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,365
Posted By Travman
+1 for the TechSpec Snakeskin. Great look and...

+1 for the TechSpec Snakeskin. Great look and feel.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,018
Posted By Travman
I'll be in Savannah this weekend for the race and...

I'll be in Savannah this weekend for the race and would really like to get a look at your seat. Let me know if you would be interested in meeting up on Friday or Saturday. I'll be staying downtown...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,018
Posted By Travman
I'm in a similar quandry with my 14 GSA. I too...

I'm in a similar quandry with my 14 GSA. I too had a V-Strom with a Sargent, loved it. Tried a Sargent for the GSA and hated it. It was lower than the stock seat and moved the riding position...
Forum: Vendors 10-30-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 258,898
Posted By Travman
Tall GSA

Any ETA on the Tall GSA LC seat.

Also, what will be the difference in the Tall seat compared to the Intermediate seat.
Forum: Equipment 10-26-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By Travman
Waiting for them to visit the Southeast someday. ...

Waiting for them to visit the Southeast someday. :ddog
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,302
Posted By Travman
An alternative is wiring up without removing the...

An alternative is wiring up without removing the battery. You can easily reach the negative for ground, and for hot, use the jumper bolt that is right behind the panel that Jim shows to remove. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 260
Posted By Travman
Stock Seats - GSA WC

Looking to pick up an extra set of stock seats for my 2014 GSA. Any one who recently purchased Sargents or other seats looking to unload the stocks, PM me.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,081
Posted By Travman
I've had it for several years but I think it's...

I've had it for several years but I think it's from RAM. The cup is on a gimbal with a RAM ball that I have mounted to an arm and a RAM ball handle bar bolt. It really comes in handy but I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 27,869
Posted By Travman
Thanks for all the pictures and the write up. ...

Thanks for all the pictures and the write up. The seats look great. I'm considering similar so a couple of questions. On seat material, did you consider the Sunbrella Canvas seat cover. Also,...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,081
Posted By Travman
Here is the Wolfman Blackhawk bag. It's 7L and...

Here is the Wolfman Blackhawk bag. It's 7L and holds the basic esentials. The 4 straps are very secure and the bottom has cause no paint issues. At gas stops I unsnap the top and set it on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 34,989
Views: 8,727,522
Posted By Travman
That is a terrible thing to do to a classic...

That is a terrible thing to do to a classic Stingray.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5,366
Views: 880,093
Posted By Travman
I was not expecting a Niagra Falls flow out of...

I was not expecting a Niagra Falls flow out of the plug. Do not remember the RT cam head doing that but then again the GSA sits several inches higher on the center stand. I watched in horror as the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5,366
Views: 880,093
Posted By Travman
Oil change ordeal

Changed the oil today but it was one cluster f&@k after another. Working from home today and wanted to get this done. Had all the parts including new filter wrench because BMW changed the filter...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 27,869
Posted By Travman
Pics??? And did you get the regular or the...

Pics???

And did you get the regular or the sport version?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,079
Posted By Travman
Mine still asks why I switched bikes from the RT...

Mine still asks why I switched bikes from the RT to the GSA when at least she had a heated seat on the RT. So this Winter I'll be getting a set of heated Russell seats made. :D

Also, I sat on...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,041
Posted By Travman
As the OP what I want to find out and what I've...

As the OP what I want to find out and what I've learned is that with the LC GS/GSA it is possible to briefly overwhelm the ABS in Dynamic mode but the bike helps you recover very well. Thank you...
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,824
Posted By Travman
Ah yes it's all relative. For me in GA, cold...

Ah yes it's all relative. For me in GA, cold means in the 30's.
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,824
Posted By Travman
A resounding YES. I put a Shorai in my RT...

A resounding YES.

I put a Shorai in my RT and it was great. Never had to use a tender. Cut weight by over half of the OEM battery. Very strong cranking. Change your start up routine, turn...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5,366
Views: 880,093
Posted By Travman
Had a pair of new shoes put on the GSA today,...

Had a pair of new shoes put on the GSA today, Conti Trail Attack 2's. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,079
Posted By Travman
Easy, at the 2:50 minute mark, which rider is...

Easy, at the 2:50 minute mark, which rider is about to go have more fun!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By Travman
Will check the valve this morning. Curious...

Will check the valve this morning. Curious though, would the valve just start leaking by itself.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By Travman
Slow Leaking Anakee 3 on GSA

Perplexed by a slow leak in my front Anakee 3. Tire has 5k miles on it and spent last weekend riding trails in North GA. No issues the day after the trail ride. Got on the bike 4 days later and...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 27,869
Posted By Travman
My measurements were a bit different. Taking the...

My measurements were a bit different. Taking the same measurement from where the seating position is on both seats, the Sargent was almost an inch lower than the stock. This was measured with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By Travman
I added some washers (about an 1/8") under each...

I added some washers (about an 1/8") under each bolt and it did help. I would like to double that but feel that the smaller back bolts would need to be longer. Will see what the dealership has...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 27,869
Posted By Travman
Russell Seat?

Any additional feedback from those who have now lived with the Russell for some time.

Also, has anyone tried the sport seat from Russell and could offer some real world comparisons.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,987
Posted By Travman
So I bit the bullet and ordered a Sargent seat,...

So I bit the bullet and ordered a Sargent seat, hoping that the firmness of the seat would make up for the height difference. I lasted one short ride on the Sargent. Yep, it's nearly a full inch...
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