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Forum: Equipment 12-19-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,999
Posted By Deek
Very impressive, especially the well-made videos....

Very impressive, especially the well-made videos. I believe this looks like something I want to do....ordered one this morning.

Do you remember what the colors are for the Tiger's brake light...
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,999
Posted By Deek
That thread is interesting. I have a friend whose...

That thread is interesting. I have a friend whose name is also Yohan....but he's from Sri Lanka! <g>
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,999
Posted By Deek
I'd like to at least get one of those "Back Off"...

I'd like to at least get one of those "Back Off" brake light modulators on the Tiger. Just need to get the time.....I am retired so busier that I EVER was when I was working!
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 21,404
Views: 3,799,925
Posted By Deek
Don't agree with the "any kind". Ever ridden a...

Don't agree with the "any kind". Ever ridden a BMW R1200RT? Not quite a car, but the best wind/weather protection I've had on a motorcycle.
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2013, 04:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,999
Posted By Deek
Sad to say I've done NOTHING on this project! Got...

Sad to say I've done NOTHING on this project! Got busy in 2013 motorcycle touring, but mainly on my BMW R1200RT. So I'm hoping someone else can break the trail so to speak on this project and make it...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 322,448
Posted By Deek
Agree on the tank bag; Touratech is great. I have...

Agree on the tank bag; Touratech is great. I have a Sena and it works good, but I have not experience with the BMW.Schubert one.

Don't agree the seat is that bad. I had mine rebuilt on the 2013,...
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 322,448
Posted By Deek
That's terrible. I hope they get your switch...

That's terrible. I hope they get your switch replaced ASAP and under warranty.

I NEVER use the kill switch for anything. I stop my engine when I "park" by lowering the side stand while in gear....
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 21,404
Views: 3,799,925
Posted By Deek
Thanks for that info. I'll give it a shot with...

Thanks for that info. I'll give it a shot with the dealer again when I have more time,which will be a couple of weeks. It would be nice if the dealer could take care of replacing those stalks. Worse...
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 21,404
Views: 3,799,925
Posted By Deek
Thanks, I will bring that to his...

Thanks, I will bring that to his attention.....however, I sorta understand why they told me that, since I modified the motorcycle by installing the Givi rear rack.

Appreciate the reply, sir.
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 21,404
Views: 3,799,925
Posted By Deek
Tiger 800 turn signal stalks cracking?

I'm in the USA. My left rear signal "stalk" broke. I took the Tiger 800 to the dealer, who told me there was a "bulletin" issued my Triumph USA, and then he gave me the 4 parts to replace the stalks....
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 322,448
Posted By Deek
On my '09 RT I had no BMW sounds system. I ran a...

On my '09 RT I had no BMW sounds system. I ran a 3.5mm male to male cable from the headphone jack on the MP3 player to to Stereo Input jack on a J&M Integrator. There are other systems that work...
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 322,448
Posted By Deek
I think I saw something on that at either the...

I think I saw something on that at either the BMWLT or BMWST forums. I used a generic mp3 player on my '09 in conjuction with a J&M Integratr. I am unclear whether your RT has the BWM audio system or...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-25-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,594
Posted By Deek
I have not played with tracks yet, but did a trip...

I have not played with tracks yet, but did a trip last week and plan to do so this week.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-25-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,594
Posted By Deek
I know his eyes would start to glaze over as soon...

I know his eyes would start to glaze over as soon as I say "i'm sending you a gpx file....just import that into your mapping software." A techno-geek he is not!:eek1
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 322,448
Posted By Deek
There is a bit on the BMWLT forum I believe, or...

There is a bit on the BMWLT forum I believe, or maybe the BMWST forum.
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 322,448
Posted By Deek
That would work as long as it puts out anough...

That would work as long as it puts out anough volume. Price is nice. I tried something different, a J&M Inetgratr (http://www.jmcorp.com/seeproducts.asp?pf=29)into which one can plug a satellite...
Forum: Beasts 02-14-2013, 04:15 AM
Replies: 821
Views: 149,970
Posted By Deek
Maybe another poster was correct in your case,...

Maybe another poster was correct in your case, and a smaller, "fly-screen" might work well for you? Something a bit smaller than the stock screen?
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2013, 04:08 AM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 322,448
Posted By Deek
I wish him well with that R1100 also. My cousin...

I wish him well with that R1100 also. My cousin has one and loves it; although mine have been the newer models.

Another good forum is the RT secion of the BMW LT forum, HERE...
Forum: Beasts 02-13-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 821
Views: 149,970
Posted By Deek
"...It won't transform the T800 into a BMW RT...

"...It won't transform the T800 into a BMW RT because the aerodynamics just aren't there but it will turn the Tiger into a very comfortable road bike."

You raise a good point: there's lot more to...
Forum: Beasts 02-13-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 821
Views: 149,970
Posted By Deek
"...The most important thing to try is how it...

"...The most important thing to try is how it feels for you with the screens all the way down. Not up, down. That way you avoid turbulence. If wind is what you don't want, I'm not certain what to say...
Forum: Beasts 02-13-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 821
Views: 149,970
Posted By Deek
It's tough to find a solution sometimes....and...

It's tough to find a solution sometimes....and you're that time apparently. You might try other things, like removing or adding a tankbag and a different helmet. Have any of the screens you're tried...
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2013, 03:35 AM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 322,448
Posted By Deek
Doesn't have to be a genuine $800 BMW top case...

Doesn't have to be a genuine $800 BMW top case either.I have used a Givi topbase rack and Givi top cases on several bikes,including a 2006 BMW R1200RT. Works just as good, and is lighter and much...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 322,448
Posted By Deek
:wink: Heck, that's Midnight Blue, right?...

:wink:

Heck, that's Midnight Blue, right? We did the same thing within days of each other! If not for the seat (mine is stock so far) I could claim your photos as mine!
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 322,448
Posted By Deek
Take a look at my posts at that link today......I...

Take a look at my posts at that link today......I have just about decided to do the same thing.....I thought the speakers on the RT were "adequate for my needs" so I could just use them, and get GPS...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 322,448
Posted By Deek
I've used the stock seats on my past two RTs, but...

I've used the stock seats on my past two RTs, but decided (at at 66) that my ass deserved a nicer seat....so I ordered a seat rebuild from Rick Mayer.....that is supposed to be delivered in another...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 322,448
Posted By Deek
Hee hee, you and I obviously track the same...

Hee hee, you and I obviously track the same forums! I was about to post the link when I saw yours!
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 322,448
Posted By Deek
Don't think those servo-assisted brakes are a...

Don't think those servo-assisted brakes are a no-deal. I had them and they are no problem, at least from a riding perspective. No idea about maintenance, mine were trouble free. Some complain there...
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 322,448
Posted By Deek
How/where did you mount them? Any photos...

How/where did you mount them? Any photos available. Does the pair come with any wiring and switches? Where did you mount the switch? No relay required?
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2013, 04:42 AM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 322,448
Posted By Deek
I just bought my third R1200RT and have rented a...

I just bought my third R1200RT and have rented a R1200GS or two, so will try to answer. First particulars: I am in my 60s, 6', 210 lbs, 33 inseam. I do not tolerate well heat on my legs, nor wind...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 322,448
Posted By Deek
Thanks for the tip. Which "corona mount" one do...

Thanks for the tip. Which "corona mount" one do you have on your RT? 10l or 15l? I'm a little concerned about the handlebars hitting any tankbag when I turn them lock to lock. Even my 10l RKA bag...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 322,448
Posted By Deek
I've got the 10 liter RKA bag. Excellent quality,...

I've got the 10 liter RKA bag. Excellent quality, but it's NOT shaped correctly for the RT1200. THe forward, inside of the RKA bag is very "short" because of the shape of the BMW gas tank. The...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-26-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,594
Posted By Deek
Good point....forgot about that.....he only has...

Good point....forgot about that.....he only has Mapsource 2008 on his PC, and I have 2008,2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013! So that would be a problem....either use the 2008 (old maps maybe)....or just take...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-25-2013, 04:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,594
Posted By Deek
Thanks gents, I'll give that a try.

Thanks gents, I'll give that a try.
Forum: Beasts 01-25-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 821
Views: 149,970
Posted By Deek
Ah, thanks.

Ah, thanks.
Forum: Beasts 01-24-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 821
Views: 149,970
Posted By Deek
Thanks for the link. But no prices; any idea...

Thanks for the link. But no prices; any idea where to get them?
Forum: Beasts 01-24-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 821
Views: 149,970
Posted By Deek
Thanks. Appreciate the info on the Givi fixed...

Thanks. Appreciate the info on the Givi fixed 'screen. Bad news is no air on face up to 65.......it gets warm where I ride.
Forum: Beasts 01-24-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 821
Views: 149,970
Posted By Deek
Thanks for the pictures......that model is still...

Thanks for the pictures......that model is still on my list of possibilities. I think that Givi fixed model (6401DT I think) looks fine.

You maybe have answered this elsewhere, but it's all...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-24-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,594
Posted By Deek
Share Basecamp routes, waypoint?

My buddy and I are planing a ride in April. We both have Basecamp. I'm the one who always does the route planning, but I want him to be able to view and modify my routes. He lives in UT, I live in...
Forum: Beasts 01-22-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 821
Views: 149,970
Posted By Deek
Thanks Jim. There is a bit of difference in our...

Thanks Jim. There is a bit of difference in our heights and that would probably affect things. Making a decision on a replacement windscreen is so danged difficult! What we need is a place we can try...
Forum: Beasts 01-22-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 821
Views: 149,970
Posted By Deek
Thanks Rusty.

Thanks Rusty.
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