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Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,204
Posted By RupeCA
Mine came in about 6-7 days from Denmark last...

Mine came in about 6-7 days from Denmark last week, was surprised at the speed. Putting it on tomorrow.
Forum: Road warriors 01-12-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,224
Posted By RupeCA
Thanks for the great photos and all the effort in...

Thanks for the great photos and all the effort in posting them. Lots of cool bikes out there....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,857
Posted By RupeCA
No problem at all, don't even know it is there....

No problem at all, don't even know it is there. The key is the adjustability, when you don't need it, turn the dial down to 1.
Turn up the dial for more stability when you want it. Big difference on...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,857
Posted By RupeCA
Search the Forum for Rally Moto. There have been...

Search the Forum for Rally Moto. There have been a few posts in the past year. It is what I put on my 09 GS and love it.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,564
Posted By RupeCA
Hey Jaws, Great write-up and thanks for the...

Hey Jaws,
Great write-up and thanks for the pics!
I also personally know someone who had a similar experience which I was the reason I ditched the stock plate and put on a BDCW skid plate. Could...
Forum: The Garage 09-15-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,952
Posted By RupeCA
Set of SnapOn's for me. Have no idea what they...

Set of SnapOn's for me. Have no idea what they cost when I bought them over 18 - 19 years ago, but they have been worth every penny. Seem to use the 45's the most, especially on the smaller things,...
Forum: Vendors 09-09-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1,144
Views: 164,875
Posted By RupeCA
Poolside: I'd like to get a refund from my...

Poolside:

I'd like to get a refund from my order(s) back to my PayPal account.

I certainly appreciate what you all are doing and the feedback from other folks on the forum on how it performs. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,262
Posted By RupeCA
Now there's an answer to a question no one asked...

Now there's an answer to a question no one asked !

Seriously, is this a real product?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,583
Posted By RupeCA
Maybe all were manufactured in 2008 and released...

Maybe all were manufactured in 2008 and released in different years ??

I know the title on mine says 2009 year model....
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,159
Posted By RupeCA
Have one on my 09 GS for well over a year now and...

Have one on my 09 GS for well over a year now and love it!

Yeah, it is pricey but has worked exactly as advertised. One of those farkles that seem like a bargain for how much I use it and how...
Forum: The Garage 06-03-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 873
Posted By RupeCA
Check out the topic " Building a Man Castle in...

Check out the topic " Building a Man Castle in Scottsdale" in this forum. Look on page 5 at the post from Too Many Toys and you'll see exactly what you're looking for.
Looks like a great set-up.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,341
Posted By RupeCA
+2 on BDCW. Not the sexiest one out there but...

+2 on BDCW. Not the sexiest one out there but when I go in the dirt (and rocks) I do not worry about the bottom of the bike. Now I just worry about everything else.....
Forum: Vendors 03-03-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 88,275
Posted By RupeCA
Sorry to see Rick and XplorerMoto out of the...

Sorry to see Rick and XplorerMoto out of the picture.........

I bought my Odyssey II from Rick and the service was excellent, plus he spent some time before the sale on the phone with my patiently...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,777
Posted By RupeCA
Me too !! Could use one.......one of these days.

Me too !! Could use one.......one of these days.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,066
Posted By RupeCA
+1 for the Rally-Moto I have been riding...

+1 for the Rally-Moto

I have been riding with mine for about a year now and love it. Fairly easy install and I like the clean, fairly unobtrusive location.
I have a set of Woody's Wheels (21"...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,628
Posted By RupeCA
Well, there are lots of other...

Well, there are lots of other options........carry a piece of scrap metal or wood in your pocket and put under the stand when you park (yep, I've done that). Or just put a bigger footpad on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,628
Posted By RupeCA
Posted my experience with the SideKIcker in...

Posted my experience with the SideKIcker in another thread a couple of days ago............all good.

Yep, it is pricey. Yep it works great. Had it in the dirt and mud, not an issue. Still need to...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 992
Posted By RupeCA
Have one on and I'm very happy with it. Switch...

Have one on and I'm very happy with it.
Switch back and forth between stock rims/street tires and 21" front for the dirt. Sometimes ride with the bike and bags loaded, sometimes not.
Just find that...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-18-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By RupeCA
+ 1 for Keyboard Shipping Just took delivery...

+ 1 for Keyboard Shipping

Just took delivery of HP2 Sport from So Cal to TN - $675 and took maybe a couple of weeks or so, maybe a little less. Wasn't in a hurry. Picked up bike when they said...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,794
Posted By RupeCA
I have a full Remus system with the Jesse bags -...

I have a full Remus system with the Jesse bags - no problems. And I did not use the "header-to-muffler" adapter that came with the Jesse bags, but I did use the offset adapter that mounts the pipe...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 578
Posted By RupeCA
Well, couldn't find anything wrong with the...

Well, couldn't find anything wrong with the switch so I just bypassed it for now. Works great.
Maybe I'll wire it in when I get back from the trip, maybe not.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 578
Posted By RupeCA
HELP - Side Stand switch not working

I replaced my stock kickstand with an aftermarket one (putting an AKS "Sidekicker on my 09 GS). Made sure the little cog on the switch was engaged in the hole on the back of the new stand and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 820
Posted By RupeCA
Dan, Take a look at the plate from Black Dog...

Dan,

Take a look at the plate from Black Dog Cycle Works. I've been through a couple different other makes on my previous GS's and I like this one the best so far. LIke the way it mounts to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,306
Posted By RupeCA
Ray, I also got everything on this list as well...

Ray,
I also got everything on this list as well as a steel cable / brush guard for the brake pedal. The headlight protector is just the heavy piece of clear plastic you see in a few shots...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,034
Posted By RupeCA
Like has been said, it there is no play in the...

Like has been said, it there is no play in the wheel and no noise, and just some leaking around the black seal I wouldn't worry too much.

I have ridden mine fairly hard on some dirt roads and had...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,787
Posted By RupeCA
+ 1 for Woody's Have the knobbies laced to...

+ 1 for Woody's

Have the knobbies laced to a set of spoke wheels (with the superlight hubs !!). Woody and company were great to deal with, super service.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2011, 06:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,702
Posted By RupeCA
Brought the bike home this morning - just an...

Brought the bike home this morning - just an electrical failure in the pump itself. They just simply hooked some power to the pump directly and no spin. Mr Warranty puts in a new one.

And...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,702
Posted By RupeCA
Just got the call from the dealer - fuel pump...

Just got the call from the dealer - fuel pump failure (electrical), no evidence of anything to do with ethanol or fuel quality.

Covered under warranty at least.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,702
Posted By RupeCA
The MegaMoto finally made it into the dealer this...

The MegaMoto finally made it into the dealer this morning. Will report on what the problem was when I find out.

Just talking with the mechanic.........probably fuel pump clogged or failure. They...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,421
Posted By RupeCA
As usual.......the Forum guys come through. ...

As usual.......the Forum guys come through.

Thanks for the info - good options and ones I didn't know about. Will look at a few of these. Like the idea of the Marsee & the BMW Tailbag both being...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,421
Posted By RupeCA
Tail Bags ??

Looking for something on the back for day rides in the dirt, when the Jesse's are off.

Anything out there besides the TT Pass seat bags or the Wolfman Peak Tail bag ??
(Both of those look pretty...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,702
Posted By RupeCA
Haven't completely pulled it apart yet but I...

Haven't completely pulled it apart yet but I would be surprised if it was rodents. Have several 10x30 storage units, newer place, not run down. And lots of bug repellent on the floors/entries. No...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,702
Posted By RupeCA
Well, it's not a gas issue. Drained the tank and...

Well, it's not a gas issue. Drained the tank and put in fresh, still no start. Bum...mer.

Got to be something simple ?????
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,702
Posted By RupeCA
Well I'm glad to know I'm not completely crazy...

Well I'm glad to know I'm not completely crazy since I couldn't find any fuses !

Just drained the tank and on the way to get some fresh gas to try.
Will check on here about how to by pass the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,702
Posted By RupeCA
Gas is maybe 4-5 weeks old. Could that really be...

Gas is maybe 4-5 weeks old. Could that really be it ??

Easy enough to drain and fill with new. Have some dirt bikes and vintage stuff I don't get to ride often and with a fuel stabilizer I've...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,702
Posted By RupeCA
HP2 Mega moto won't start ??

The bike has been sitting in storage with a few other bikes. Last rode it about a month ago. Bike has always started just fine.
Storage until has been getting a bit warm inside with the heat we've...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,790
Posted By RupeCA
On my 3rd GS, and on this one I tried the Black...

On my 3rd GS, and on this one I tried the Black Dog Cycle Works skidplate & centerstand guard and now very happy. Plenty beefy and one less thing to worry about. But it is big and not the best...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2011, 01:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,102
Posted By RupeCA
I have had a Scotts on my KTM 520 for a few years...

I have had a Scotts on my KTM 520 for a few years and really liked it, but.......wanted something to go with the 21" front wheel on the 2009 GS I have. Did a little searching around for what was...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,663
Posted By RupeCA
Have the Odyssey II's mounted on an 09 GS and...

Have the Odyssey II's mounted on an 09 GS and they've been bullet proof. Fell once on the right side and the box got a few scraps and scratches, but even after the fall and riding through a couple...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,227
Posted By RupeCA
mtncrawler...... I will take some pics this...

mtncrawler......

I will take some pics this weekend of the 21" front and fender clearance. Yeah, it is less than the 19, but as JRP pointed out, the 21 has a lower profile than a 19 anyway.

I...
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