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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 620
Views: 31,031
Posted By seniorasi
Well...it appears I screwed something up again on...

Well...it appears I screwed something up again on yet another attempt and method....Guess I'll just observe.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 620
Views: 31,031
Posted By seniorasi
Malibu Dan talked me through it once but I can't...

Malibu Dan talked me through it once but I can't recall how I did it. So do I reduce it prior to uploading it to imageshack or after?

The way I continue to attempt it is to select medium as...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 620
Views: 31,031
Posted By seniorasi
Twat

I returned Thursday from the Trans Wisconsin Adventure Trail and a visit with some friends that live in the area. It was a great trip. I have photo proof but still can't seem to load anything but...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,501
Posted By seniorasi
Dealer came through!

While the dealer won't admit to doing anything but changing the oil for the 6K the transmission is now acting like it ought to. Thanks for the advice.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-16-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5,688
Views: 254,119
Posted By seniorasi
Works for me as well. I'm ready to buy, any...

Works for me as well. I'm ready to buy, any chance we could get a group buy going on?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-16-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5,688
Views: 254,119
Posted By seniorasi
Marvin didn't have time to ride it long enough to...

Marvin didn't have time to ride it long enough to experience the issue. They did a 6K (oil, filter, final drive, transmission, etc).

I will say the shifter feels different and it feels like it is...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-16-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5,688
Views: 254,119
Posted By seniorasi
Bike's out of the shop. Anyone off work next...

Bike's out of the shop. Anyone off work next week? I'm going to put some miles on toward the north.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,501
Posted By seniorasi
You mean I'm out of shape at 60? I never would...

You mean I'm out of shape at 60? I never would have thought it! :cry
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,501
Posted By seniorasi
Slower...definitely, gas mileage: airhead 40, GSA...

Slower...definitely, gas mileage: airhead 40, GSA 42, no contest. Charging system??? Never an issue. Reliability??? No problems with the airheads....GSA 6K shifting problem getting worse because I am...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,501
Posted By seniorasi
I used to ride a 750 Yamaha...It never gave me a...

I used to ride a 750 Yamaha...It never gave me a bit of trouble and I rode it all winter in Iowa one year. It even started at -20, very cold ride. :wink:
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-15-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5,688
Views: 254,119
Posted By seniorasi
Sorry I couldn't make it...bike is in the shop.

Sorry I couldn't make it...bike is in the shop.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,501
Posted By seniorasi
Not sure what preload means...I was just being...

Not sure what preload means...I was just being agreeable. Seems odd the other 5 gears work great and the only one I have trouble with is 6th. The service manager at our local BMW dealer today accused...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,037
Posted By seniorasi
I thoguht the "world" graphic was discontinued on...

I thoguht the "world" graphic was discontinued on the Pro...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,501
Posted By seniorasi
The GS/A is my first experience with a six speed....

The GS/A is my first experience with a six speed. My other bikes have all been 4 speeds. Having ridden some half million miles the familiarity with the shift lever is second nature. I have used,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,501
Posted By seniorasi
Service Department Opinions

I'll ride it again today and try pre-loading the shifter lever. The throw from 5th to 6th is longer than the other gears.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-13-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1,265
Views: 62,157
Posted By seniorasi
http://imageshack.com/scaled/medium/825/25j0.jpg...

http://imageshack.com/scaled/medium/825/25j0.jpg (http://imageshack.com/i/mx25j0j/)Uploaded with ImageShack.com (http://imageshack.com)

Should have uploaded this yesterday when I got home...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,501
Posted By seniorasi
Put on 65 miles today with it jumping out of 6th...

Put on 65 miles today with it jumping out of 6th gear twice. I was watching the shift indicator to be certain it was getting into gear. The indicator showed "6", when I let out the clutch the numbers...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,501
Posted By seniorasi
Hopefully mine will too. Thanks for the info.

Hopefully mine will too. Thanks for the info.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,501
Posted By seniorasi
3 times in one day, 5,700 miles, varying load...

3 times in one day, 5,700 miles, varying load conditions. Saturday's three failed gear shift attempts is not the first time. It has happened in the past but I just thought it was me. Saturday I made...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-12-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 5,688
Views: 254,119
Posted By seniorasi
Thank you for the info. I'll pass it along to...

Thank you for the info. I'll pass it along to him. He current dwelling is 2800 sq. ft. w/ attached 2 stall. Property company wants him to vacate so they can sell the house. He made what I felt was a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,501
Posted By seniorasi
Service

I contacted the service department where I purchased the bike. Hopefully they will resolve the issue quickly.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-11-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 1,265
Views: 62,157
Posted By seniorasi
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,501
Posted By seniorasi
Transmission woes

2012 GSA 5700 miles. Several time while out riding today the transmission failed to catch 6th gear. The first time I thought it was me. Not so, the travel reaches a detent, I release pressure on the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-10-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 5,688
Views: 254,119
Posted By seniorasi
Where in Bartlett? One of my kids is looking for...

Where in Bartlett? One of my kids is looking for a place with 2 car garage...prefers a house but having trouble finding one that meets his specs.
Forum: Vendors 08-10-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 1,293
Views: 241,268
Posted By seniorasi
I guess I'm not too good at reading either!:D I...

I guess I'm not too good at reading either!:D I go to my stats page to check for updates in the threads I've posted in. Had I known it was this one I would not have cluttered it with a comment on...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-09-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5,688
Views: 254,119
Posted By seniorasi
That place where Luis and his wife lived had a...

That place where Luis and his wife lived had a single stall garage...not certain how many br. It was off Houston Levee just south of 64 if I remember correctly. Anyone recall the name of the place?
Forum: Vendors 08-08-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1,293
Views: 241,268
Posted By seniorasi
Subject has already been covered at least 205...

Subject has already been covered at least 205 times in ADV. :deal
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-07-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5,688
Views: 254,119
Posted By seniorasi
Looks like you made it home! Glad to see it. ...

Looks like you made it home! Glad to see it. :clap
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By seniorasi
Still looking for opinions on a replacement tire...

Still looking for opinions on a replacement tire for my Anakee II tires. Anakee III is off list due to adverse wet pavement reports.
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By seniorasi
Dreaded tire thread

I know there opinions out there. Let's hear them.:D
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By seniorasi
Mix and Match

Anyone have an opinion on handling characteristics (wet pavement and dry) of mix and match tires?
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By seniorasi
Tire combos

I have an R1200 GSA with nearly 6 K on the clock. It came with Anakee 2's. Since they are no longer made and the 3's aren't getting the greatest reviews I have a few questions:

The rear tire has...
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,879
Posted By seniorasi
Exo 1100

The EXO 1100 has served me well and rain has not been an issue thus far. I like the retractable sun shade feature negating the need for glasses. Noise levels in a stiff crosswind (20-30 mph) are...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-01-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1,265
Views: 62,157
Posted By seniorasi
The weather??? What's a little hard surface rain...

The weather??? What's a little hard surface rain matter for the pure of heart ADV rider? :deal
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-31-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1,265
Views: 62,157
Posted By seniorasi
:eek1

:eek1
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-31-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1,265
Views: 62,157
Posted By seniorasi
:huh I've looked t these for two days...

:huh

I've looked t these for two days now...I must be missing something...
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 182,845
Posted By seniorasi
Great first attempt Jim. You may want to go back...

Great first attempt Jim. You may want to go back over it and fill in the voids though.
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 182,845
Posted By seniorasi
Jim: Your welds look like mine these days. :lol3

Jim: Your welds look like mine these days. :lol3
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 182,845
Posted By seniorasi
What happened to your "last" HF trailer?

I also need to know how to get an MCO. The tag ag with the vin is still there but the PO said he had the doc and the instructions manual. We were talking bikes and I left with out the paper work. Now...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-29-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 5,688
Views: 254,119
Posted By seniorasi
Cool2 'Sup Dog? Welcome to Memphis! Have you made a...

'Sup Dog? Welcome to Memphis! Have you made a decision on routing yet? I planned a trip to the north that has been delayed....
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