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Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,572
Posted By Brit in SF
I thought the popping was normal on my 2010 GSA. ...

I thought the popping was normal on my 2010 GSA.

Then the tech discovered the flap in the exhaust had an issue during a regular service. They replaced the valve and it never/rarely pops on...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,211
Posted By Brit in SF
I live and ride my GS Adv in California. I have...

I live and ride my GS Adv in California. I have no problems fueling the bike.

I just pop open the filler cap, insert the nozzle in the filler hole, pull lever and use the little device on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,505
Posted By Brit in SF
Cool video. I like the sound of the front ABS...

Cool video. I like the sound of the front ABS staying on and the rear switched off. Seems like a nice feature
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By Brit in SF
Kristas will rock your world!

Kristas will rock your world!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-28-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By Brit in SF
Try the dealer. My local dealer rekeyed the top...

Try the dealer. My local dealer rekeyed the top box I bought from an inmate for free.

My lock was unlocked which probably made it easier. It can't hurt to ask.
Forum: Vendors 11-27-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,574
Posted By Brit in SF
Maybe it was just my inexperience with Facebook. ...

Maybe it was just my inexperience with Facebook.

All of complaints will evaporate when you contact me to let me know the GS is mine ;-)
Forum: Vendors 11-21-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,574
Posted By Brit in SF
Just caught up on the challenges, a little...

Just caught up on the challenges, a little confusing at first to set up.
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,269
Posted By Brit in SF
Works great if it does not rain, or condensation...

Works great if it does not rain, or condensation did not form during the night
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,535
Posted By Brit in SF
I Must agree. I have tried them all and finally...

I Must agree. I have tried them all and finally stopped looking after sleeping on the Nemo pad. Happy camper
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,955
Posted By Brit in SF
I had a similar dilemma when I bought the bike. ...

I had a similar dilemma when I bought the bike. I went OEM and really like them.

Easy to get on and off the bike, with a turn of the key (same as ignition) if it took longer than that I would...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,687
Posted By Brit in SF
I like my alpine star 365 gloves. Good...

I like my alpine star 365 gloves. Good protection plus goretex to keep me dry. Ventilation is good.
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,559
Posted By Brit in SF
I have an old orange spot device. Has worked...

I have an old orange spot device. Has worked very well for many years.

I am currently completing my Wilderness First Responder course. Just finished day 4 of 10. One of the participants is a...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,230
Posted By Brit in SF
Try siting on it as you soap it. Extra pressure...

Try siting on it as you soap it. Extra pressure may reveal the source.

You could also immersing the mat in a bucket or bath tub air will appear as bubbles.

Take care to keep squeezing to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-04-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,704
Posted By Brit in SF
Not sure why you need the full width of both...

Not sure why you need the full width of both lanes to pull a u turn?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,412
Posted By Brit in SF
30" inseam and ride a stock seat GSA no problems....

30" inseam and ride a stock seat GSA no problems.

I rarely put both feet down, opting to use my right foot on the rear brake and the left foot flat on the ground. Switching foot depending upon...
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,335
Posted By Brit in SF
X3 for the MSR. It screws onto a nalgene bottle...

X3 for the MSR. It screws onto a nalgene bottle too
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,535
Posted By Brit in SF
Thanks for all the ideas. The updated gerber...

Thanks for all the ideas. The updated gerber Hatchet with the saw looks like the best option given it's multiple uses.
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,535
Posted By Brit in SF
Something to put pegs (stakes) into the ground

Looking for ideas for what to use to put the pegs into the ground with when pitching a tent.

Sometimes they go in easy, sometimes I find a handy rock. Thinking a sunny sledge would do the trick...
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 18,774
Posted By Brit in SF
I have the rallye 3 suit. It has been a great...

I have the rallye 3 suit. It has been a great suit. Comfortable in all weather conditions with the right layering. The back pad is massive, the knee, elbow and shoulder pads offer good coverage...
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,455
Posted By Brit in SF
Nice! All I need is another place to look for...

Nice! All I need is another place to look for and buy camping gear from.

Actually went and took a look and found a new sleeping bag at 33% off. Bought it. A nice sea to summit down bag. Oh...
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,118
Posted By Brit in SF
Good luck and have fun. Hope to do the same ride...

Good luck and have fun. Hope to do the same ride in the near future. Hoping it does not turn into the Distant future.


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Forum: Vendors 03-19-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,132
Posted By Brit in SF
X3

X3
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,130
Posted By Brit in SF
I think this has a lot to do with my problem. I...

I think this has a lot to do with my problem. I need to get my lazy ass in shape.

Verdict is out on the PP MK 3. They are only marginally wider front to back and slightly shorter side to side. ...
Forum: Vendors 03-11-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,785
Posted By Brit in SF
Mine have arrived. I am about to put them on the...

Mine have arrived. I am about to put them on the bike.
Forum: Vendors 03-10-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 917
Posted By Brit in SF
PW does not appear to work?

PW does not appear to work?
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,130
Posted By Brit in SF
Currently have the stock GS Adv pegs. Mak 3...

Currently have the stock GS Adv pegs. Mak 3 pivots on the way.


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Forum: Equipment 03-07-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,130
Posted By Brit in SF
I like my boots, I would like to make them work....

I like my boots, I would like to make them work. I have pivot pegs on order, hopefully that will help.

Keep the ideas coming on the boots just in case the peg upgrade does not make the difference....
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,130
Posted By Brit in SF
Best boots for standing on the pegs?

Hello,

I currently wear some Sidi Adv rains, which are comfy on and off the bike except when I stand on the pegs.

Maybe I am a wus, but it does not long before my feet hurt when standing on the...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 754
Posted By Brit in SF
If you want water proof you are probably going to...

If you want water proof you are probably going to need to get something to slip over the top.

Decent water resistance can be gained with a Nixwax wash in water proofing. It's going help keep you...
Forum: Vendors 02-26-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,785
Posted By Brit in SF
I ordered them around the same time, a few days...

I ordered them around the same time, a few days later I received an email to say they were back ordered.

Still have not received them, just waiting patiently.
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 734
Posted By Brit in SF
Agree on the training side. I recommend at a min...

Agree on the training side. I recommend at a min a wilderness first aid course. We are often outside of the golden hour on our adventures. Learning protocols to handle things that can occur when...
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 17,094
Posted By Brit in SF
I have ridden in some pretty heavy rain in the...

I have ridden in some pretty heavy rain in the BMW R3 suit with the liners in and stayed dry.
Forum: Vendors 02-09-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,070
Posted By Brit in SF
Nice. I am interested. Next service or tire...

Nice. I am interested. Next service or tire change I may have to try it.
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,756
Posted By Brit in SF
I like my kreiga r30

I like my kreiga r30
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,184
Posted By Brit in SF
I have mostly ridden the GSA with alu BMW cases. ...

I have mostly ridden the GSA with alu BMW cases. Handy to carry my laptop etc. also handy to put the riding gear in when I get some where.

What I have found is that without the bags I ride like...
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,147
Posted By Brit in SF
I have used the old style rock 22 for years. ...

I have used the old style rock 22 for years. Great tent, easy to pitch plenty of room when used as a one man tent for me and gear. Ok for two as the vestibules are large enough of gear.
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,291
Posted By Brit in SF
After trying a dozen headlamps over the years. ...

After trying a dozen headlamps over the years. I picked up the sure fire saint minimus a little over two years ago and it rocks. Hands down the best ever.

I have other sure fire flashlights so...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,094,302
Posted By Brit in SF
I have not read this before. According to...

I have not read this before.

According to Bike Ohlins is working with BMW on the electronic suspension for the new water cooled GS
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,235
Posted By Brit in SF
I like the globe rider DVD. It will show you...

I like the globe rider DVD. It will show you that and more...
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 103,173
Posted By Brit in SF
I went with the GSA for the built in extra fuel...

I went with the GSA for the built in extra fuel capacity ;-)
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