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Forum: Battle scooters 12-16-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 319,754
Posted By Existence_Inc
A dangerous habit indeed. ~Ex

A dangerous habit indeed.

~Ex
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2,464
Views: 440,531
Posted By Existence_Inc
Touche'. Well played sir, well played. :clap ...

Touche'. Well played sir, well played. :clap

~Ex
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2,464
Views: 440,531
Posted By Existence_Inc
Well they do have a nice seal because of the...

Well they do have a nice seal because of the silicone pad underneath, but even the manufacturer recommends pull them from time to time (3 bolts, 2 minutes) and clean them and the heads. I also don't...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2,464
Views: 440,531
Posted By Existence_Inc
Since we needed a Guinea Pig, I took the plunge...

Since we needed a Guinea Pig, I took the plunge on the MAM covers and installed them with my AltRider Engine Bars.

LHS:...
Forum: Beasts 12-10-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6,193
Views: 1,287,727
Posted By Existence_Inc
Myth: BUSTED! Fact: Ducati motorcycles are...

Myth: BUSTED!

Fact: Ducati motorcycles are equally reliable in all years of production. :lol3

Take from that what you will.

~Ex
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5,612
Views: 944,675
Posted By Existence_Inc
:cry Farkle Tease! ~Ex

:cry Farkle Tease!

~Ex
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5,612
Views: 944,675
Posted By Existence_Inc
They look great. Mine arrive later this week. ...

They look great. Mine arrive later this week.

~Ex
Forum: Beasts 12-09-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6,193
Views: 1,287,727
Posted By Existence_Inc
My 2012 StreetFighter 848 is a first year bike,...

My 2012 StreetFighter 848 is a first year bike, and the first SF848 sold in the state of NM, but it isn't for sale, so you don't have to worry about it. Actually, I have had fewer issues with my...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,376
Posted By Existence_Inc
Aye and it will likely drain the fluid from the...

Aye and it will likely drain the fluid from the cooling system, checking yet another maintenance item off of my list for the year. Excellent timing.

~Ex
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,376
Posted By Existence_Inc
Exactly. What kind of shop do they operate there...

Exactly. What kind of shop do they operate there if they don't have donuts. They can't be trusted. :eek1

I, too, hope that this is the only issue I have with my bike. At least I didn't have to...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,376
Posted By Existence_Inc
Damn, now I'm going to have to change...

Damn, now I'm going to have to change dealerships. I only ever get coffee and coffee cake. I'm going to file a formal complaint. :evil

She goes under the knife on Saturday and my water pump and...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,376
Posted By Existence_Inc
Water pump is leaking after a 1900 mile 2 day...

Water pump is leaking after a 1900 mile 2 day trip to Death Valley. Dealer has the part on order and it should be in and out of the shop on the same day. '14 GS with 9,500 miles.

~Ex
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,813
Posted By Existence_Inc
Yep, and I sprayed mine with the Armour-All Spray...

Yep, and I sprayed mine with the Armour-All Spray Guarde. Turned out great. Have 4k on it since then and it still looks perfect.


My review and night pictures of the head-light guards (both) at...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,778
Posted By Existence_Inc
I have dropped my GS on all kinds of soft/rocky...

I have dropped my GS on all kinds of soft/rocky surfaces while riding off road. I have a few nicks on the cylinder heads from rocks and such poking through, so I too will be picking up some sort of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-12-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,043,414
Posted By Existence_Inc
Ouch! To be fair, it depends a lot more on the...

Ouch! To be fair, it depends a lot more on the rider than the bike, and the GS is quite capable, as are many other options. Yes, I'm a thirty-something who owns a GS. And if you think GS owners are...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,376
Posted By Existence_Inc
I don't take it to mean that your front brake...

I don't take it to mean that your front brake isn't being applied, but the rear will be on before and potentially after your front brake in engaged and may ONLY be the rear at low speeds (if my...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,376
Posted By Existence_Inc
I have it on good authority that the fast wearing...

I have it on good authority that the fast wearing rear pads on the new GS models are actually a side effect of the ECU controlled linked braking system. According to my source (who has seen the ECU...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-23-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,811
Posted By Existence_Inc
:thumb ~Ex

:thumb

~Ex
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,439
Posted By Existence_Inc
I picked up my '14 GSW right after the GSAW was...

I picked up my '14 GSW right after the GSAW was announced. I really liked the looks of the GSAW but I couldn't cope with the bulk. I also planned to ride my bike to places where it might fall down...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,889
Posted By Existence_Inc
The exhaust from the article is the full system....

The exhaust from the article is the full system. As I recall, there was a pretty decent power loss in the mid-range after the exhaust swap, and the author removed the Remus header and kept the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-20-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,811
Posted By Existence_Inc
Lots of great advice here. I did a 4,500 mile...

Lots of great advice here. I did a 4,500 mile trip on my (now sold) 675R. I had been doing back-to-back 500+ mile days well before the trip. One thing to keep in mind, a 6-700 mile day isn't too bad,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-20-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,535
Posted By Existence_Inc
For the bikes that I own or have owned: 2014...

For the bikes that I own or have owned:

2014 BMW R1200GS: 50MPG, (+\-1) under 80mph, no hard bags.

2012 Ducati SF848: 47MPG, always.

2011 Triumph Daytona 675R: 54MPG, (49mpg Low, 63mpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 35,633
Views: 9,014,168
Posted By Existence_Inc
I hope not, I would love to see video of him...

I hope not, I would love to see video of him building his rig. :eek1

~Ex
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2,464
Views: 440,531
Posted By Existence_Inc
Don't fret. I don't have any problem with high...

Don't fret. I don't have any problem with high engine temps unless I am sitting in traffic in 90F+ temps, but then the fan comes on and cools the bike rapidly. I haven't had ANY issues with my...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5,612
Views: 944,675
Posted By Existence_Inc
They look like GlobeScout Racks to me. ~Ex

They look like GlobeScout Racks to me.

~Ex
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 79,689
Posted By Existence_Inc
Bonneville SE: -The Seat, The Gel Seat both...

Bonneville SE:
-The Seat, The Gel Seat both suck. Great for about an hour, then you can't feel your legs.
-The Seat Bolts. Already mentioned.
-Stock Exhaust. Engineered to make the bike devoid of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 35,633
Views: 9,014,168
Posted By Existence_Inc
I always heard it said "If you love your...

I always heard it said "If you love your motorcycle, let it go. If it comes back to you, you've probably high-sided." :dunno

~Ex
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,226
Posted By Existence_Inc
Put approximately 9,000mi on a set of PR3s on my...

Put approximately 9,000mi on a set of PR3s on my Daytona 675R, When I sold the bike, the rear tyre had another 3-4k left in it, and the front looked new. The mileage included a 4,500+ mile tour of...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,189
Posted By Existence_Inc
1) Put the bike on the side stand and remove the...

1) Put the bike on the side stand and remove the left hand center stand pivot bolt (not the pivot). I use a very small socket.

2) Put the bike on the center stand and remove the right hand center...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,189
Posted By Existence_Inc
I have not, but it is pretty quick and easy to...

I have not, but it is pretty quick and easy to remove for oil changes. I find it a good time to scrape the mud off of the top side of the plate. It accumulates a lot of crap while riding off-road....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,376
Posted By Existence_Inc
From what I understand it isn't the load from the...

From what I understand it isn't the load from the cable that caused the discharge. Sometimes leaving things plugged-in can cause the CANbus system to stay ON, which drains the battery. I am extra...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,376
Posted By Existence_Inc
Battery Replacement Campaign

FYI: There is a "campaign" for battery replacement on certain GSs. Mine is an early 2014. I was told there is a possibility of a battery manufacturing defect, so they are replacing them for free. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5,612
Views: 944,675
Posted By Existence_Inc
I was finally able to fit my R&G Shocktubes (a...

I was finally able to fit my R&G Shocktubes (a real PITA) and Reflective Decals.

Rear Shocktube:...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,924
Posted By Existence_Inc
UPDATE: The Glare Guard provided by Alt-Rider...

UPDATE: The Glare Guard provided by Alt-Rider worked well, but I didn't much care for the looks (and mine started to peel on the bottom). AltRider offered to send me a replacement, but for the time...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 19,097
Posted By Existence_Inc
ArmorAll Custom Shield is another alternative. I...

ArmorAll Custom Shield is another alternative. I used it to cover the small windshield on the GS-W. I didn't like the look of it when it was clear, so I fixed that problem. We'll see how well it...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,081
Posted By Existence_Inc
Shure IEMs work perfectly for me. I have the...

Shure IEMs work perfectly for me. I have the SE-215s and SE-425s. With the added bonus of noise isolating foam tips to keep the wind noise to a minimum.

~Ex
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,189
Posted By Existence_Inc
Exactly. :deal ~Ex

Exactly. :deal

~Ex
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5,612
Views: 944,675
Posted By Existence_Inc
6,000 mile service: Oil, Filter, FD Oil, Brake...

6,000 mile service: Oil, Filter, FD Oil, Brake Fluid, Bolt Torque Inspection, Brake Pad Inspection, Tyre Inspection, Suspension Inspection. Then went for a 200 mile ride to check for leaks and loose...
Forum: Vendors 07-21-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 35,304
Posted By Existence_Inc
Jason, Any ETA on your next shipment? I'm...

Jason,
Any ETA on your next shipment? I'm trying to decide between these and the Bumot set you guys offer (black/black). Thanks.

~Ex
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5,612
Views: 944,675
Posted By Existence_Inc
I will miss this place when I finally move. So...

I will miss this place when I finally move. So much good riding.



Good on you! It may be a big, heavy bike, but it sure is fun off the pavement.

This was a test run for doing the NM section...
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