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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2,841
Views: 402,134
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Clean it off and keep an eye on it.

Clean it off and keep an eye on it.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By Kevin Dixon
When running the 110/150 combo the speedo is more...

When running the 110/150 combo the speedo is more accurate as well.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 76,015
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Here in the Philippines you have to buy the bike...

Here in the Philippines you have to buy the bike without even seeing one let alone test ride. Mine was paid for before even getting on the boat. Non refundable. 1st world problems sounds like....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 103,874
Posted By Kevin Dixon
I found turn in to be faster with the Karoo bs...

I found turn in to be faster with the Karoo bs the Anakee 3.
Forum: Asia 01-20-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1,690
Views: 232,810
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Thanks for that. Will check into it. Was hoping...

Thanks for that. Will check into it. Was hoping to stay out of puerto galera. Overrun with sex tourists and peddlers.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5,980
Views: 1,017,978
Posted By Kevin Dixon
My humble opinion is the design is far too busy....

My humble opinion is the design is far too busy. Prefer the black reflective tape that blends in the daylight.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 76,015
Posted By Kevin Dixon
If that's the way to do it this will be perfect...

If that's the way to do it this will be perfect for me as I always short shift 1st.
Forum: Asia 01-13-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 1,690
Views: 232,810
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Planning on riding around Mindoro later this...

Planning on riding around Mindoro later this month :)
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 22,044
Posted By Kevin Dixon
I plan on replacing them under warranty every...

I plan on replacing them under warranty every time they fall out as should everyone else...how else is BMW supposed to know they are pieces of shit and needs updated parts. I carry a pack of zip ties...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 3,164
Views: 1,037,217
Posted By Kevin Dixon
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/12/5dce5b9...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/12/5dce5b9b9d170a5e1982cdfba3b24733.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,244
Posted By Kevin Dixon
I can't tell you how much sleep I lost last night...

I can't tell you how much sleep I lost last night thinking about not having that bolt.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,244
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Never mind I found another baggy inside the bag: ...

Never mind I found another baggy inside the bag:

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/11/7e73bf6992f8c1abcc2fc73a25b795d7.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,244
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Please oh please tell me you are referring to...

Please oh please tell me you are referring to this:

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/11/20f12aa9206ccb811a09c0f74f0c35cb.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,244
Posted By Kevin Dixon
This is a bummer then. I am looking at the...

This is a bummer then. I am looking at the microfiche and there is no additional bolt or washer pictured or mentioned. I also do not have it in the box mine came with. I am due to bring my bike in...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 22,044
Posted By Kevin Dixon
A couple annoying problems have come my way...

A couple annoying problems have come my way that's for sure.

Current 2014 GSW:
Clutch Failure
Leaking resevoirs
Rubber on passenger foot peg broke off
Pins on windshield came off

Previous...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,244
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Is the bolt a separate item? I don't have one in...

Is the bolt a separate item? I don't have one in the box my GSAP came with. Will the bolt that is already on the shifter not work?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,779
Posted By Kevin Dixon
GSW Seperate Thread? Liquids....

Based on the amount of LC related topics I also agree there is enough of a need to break the LC topics into their own section. Also based on the drastic difference between the new LC bikes and...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 22,044
Posted By Kevin Dixon
2014 GSW. Last ride the circlips that holds...

2014 GSW.

Last ride the circlips that holds the windshield pins came off. Lost one pin and other pin was halfway out before I realized it. Almost lost the windshield. Used 4 zip ties to hold it...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,176
Posted By Kevin Dixon
I might have to gamble the 60 bucks. And give it...

I might have to gamble the 60 bucks. And give it a try.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 103,874
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Mileage update: Now have around 5000km on...

Mileage update:

Now have around 5000km on the tires. Front still looks good. Rear has already lost the center groove. Road conditions are mixed surfaces with mixed quality of surface. Loaded with...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,176
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Wonder if these risers would help with the pain...

Wonder if these risers would help with the pain in between my shoulders and middle of my back I get when riding for long periods of time. I currently have 2" straight up.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3,164
Views: 1,037,217
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Mayon is about to pop now. Already force...

Mayon is about to pop now. Already force evacuated people within 5km of it
Forum: Asia 01-07-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 1,690
Views: 232,810
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Awesome Cam Sur and Sorsogon trip! Went to Naga,...

Awesome Cam Sur and Sorsogon trip! Went to Naga, onward to Legaspi to take in the clearest view of the volcano I have ever seen. Onward to Sorsogon and stopped at Tia Tinay for lunch. Headed up to...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 3,164
Views: 1,037,217
Posted By Kevin Dixon
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/07/58d5515...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/07/58d5515005662141cb3564b51ec1cc0c.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2015, 03:37 AM
Replies: 3,164
Views: 1,037,217
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Haha it's actually flowing lava now (check the...

Haha it's actually flowing lava now (check the smoke at the chimney) and is supposed to erupt any time now...maybe next time ;) I already went to the top of it before.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3,164
Views: 1,037,217
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Mayon Volcano, Philippines ...

Mayon Volcano, Philippines

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/06/588486ad126921b7c12d91c725f36f85.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 103,874
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Tomorrow I will set out on another trip. Will put...

Tomorrow I will set out on another trip. Will put another 1500km mixed surface fully loaded two up travel on them. Will report back upon returning.

I have a new set of TKC I am going to use after...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,176
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Good news then. Will give it a shot. It's between...

Good news then. Will give it a shot. It's between this and getting a handlebar bag. Just having a hard time living with the straps.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,176
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Thanks Jim. Some negative reviews about how easy...

Thanks Jim. Some negative reviews about how easy it is to loosen the bag. Something about only 1/16" to lock it in place. What is your opinion? For 20 bucks I couldn't possibly lose lol.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,176
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Jim nice work. Can you go into detail on the...

Jim nice work. Can you go into detail on the mount for the tank bag? I love my tank bag but hate the "universal straps". Love that solution and would love to duplicate that with my Wolfman Ranier.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 2,161
Views: 606,573
Posted By Kevin Dixon
You calling my uncle a liar?!?!?

You calling my uncle a liar?!?!?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 2,161
Views: 606,573
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Show us your new Liquid Cooled BMW R1200GS

Yes you are correct...red is the fastest. I heard this from my uncle in Germany who knows the engineers that built the bike...they secretly made red with more horsepower.

Red GS is also widely...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,273
Posted By Kevin Dixon
I agree. While the R Nine T is drop dead sexy it...

I agree. While the R Nine T is drop dead sexy it is a novelty bike in comparison to other models. The new RS and R are tits and better suited for any purpose.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,273
Posted By Kevin Dixon
When I sold my 14 GSW before moving out here the...

When I sold my 14 GSW before moving out here the dealer offered 14.5-15k. I sold it privately for 17k.

In my personal opinion the R Nine T is a secondary bike at best. I wouldn't dream of...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,922
Posted By Kevin Dixon
I've had both versions. Have cast now on the...

I've had both versions. Have cast now on the current GSW. Take it off road all the time and have yet to have an issue. In comparison airing up is easier on cast. Cast wheels are lighter and handle...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,244
Posted By Kevin Dixon
One thing I learned here is the dealer has to...

One thing I learned here is the dealer has to have the latest BMW operating system installed on their computers to be able to program the GSAP. Unfortunately I have the part but my dealers computers...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,089
Posted By Kevin Dixon
If she is 150kg I would be more worried about her...

If she is 150kg I would be more worried about her breaking the shock rather than the mount LMFAO. I'm sure he meant lbs.

On topic: my touratech system uses the same thing. I ride with my wife all...
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,540
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Have you ever rode in Asia? I have rode across...

Have you ever rode in Asia? I have rode across all the US and there is no hot and humid experience as you would find in SE Asia. Out here we don't have access to high speed roads so there is zero...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 917
Posted By Kevin Dixon
Touratech racks.

Touratech racks.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 917
Posted By Kevin Dixon
LED Headlight Guards - Heat Issue???

That was in the rain...this was after the rain stopped:
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