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Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,300
Posted By gofast1320

Funny as Hell!!!!
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-28-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,178
Posted By gofast1320

Thanks- yeah these are certainly givens
(a) check- head on a swivel
(b) check- ride during daylight but still keep an eye out for critters that might want to share the roadway with me.
(c) check-...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-26-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,178
Posted By gofast1320
"Rollerskating"in a buffalo herd

Lot of good tips most of which I was already thinking on. The 1200 has a stock pipe and i'm not a big rever while sitting kind of guy.
I do respect them and have no problem abandoning the bike...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-25-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,178
Posted By gofast1320
buffalo in national parks

I've got a pretty extensive trip planned to start in about 3 weeks going to and from Billings Mt.
Looking at doing some of the national parks and was wondering what one should expect as far a those...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-24-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 629
Posted By gofast1320
riding with an injury

I rode my F800GS for over 11 months with a broken hip before it was diagnosed.
I rode it to the medical center for an MRi that revealed the FX and that morning as I was rushing around the house...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-22-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13,424
Views: 739,880
Posted By gofast1320
Billings bmw rally

If anyone on here is considering going to billings mt in july I thought i'd throw this out there for your consideration.


Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,240
Posted By gofast1320
Twitchy throttle

Are you grabbing it like one of those folks wringing the throttles on those enduro/MX bikes?
I've noticed folks grabbing their throttles with their wrists up in the air so they can really give it a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By gofast1320
side stand

I did the exact same thing with my 1200 GSA lc.

I went from an F800GS to the R1200GSA LC. Rode home 138 miles from the dealer, pulled into the garage, flipped the side stand down, put my left...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 931
Posted By gofast1320
Wolfman Ranier

My vote goes with the wolfman ranier. Had it on my 09 F800gs and now have it on my 14 r1200 gsa. Good size, main compartment, two side pouches and the rear compartment. Easy to place different items...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-09-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 39,959
Views: 10,699,039
Posted By gofast1320

In the state of Tennessee certain roads in resort areas can be ruled to be medium speed vehicle roads. Such roads are usually designated as such on the speed limit signs. Vehicles are supposed to be...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-04-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,844
Posted By gofast1320
Using your front brake

The first day of the P.O.S.T. motor officer training course our instructor stated, "When we get on these motors out here, you will not touch the front brakes".
As the classroom cleared on the way...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,382
Posted By gofast1320

It is imperative that you wear a full face with the shield down. If you don't you'll have a mouthful of bugs from that huge grin you can't stop.
Yeah, they are that much fun.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,135
Posted By gofast1320
pad thickness

I eyeballed mine today and looks like the outer pad is about 3/16" thick. I'll see what drill bit matches it the closest to get a better idea of exactly whats left.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-15-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By gofast1320

Certainly different from that point of view. couldn't figure out what part of town you started from at that speed but once you turned on to parkway and went down to sam cooper blvd I knew where you...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 906
Posted By gofast1320

the adjustment on mine was awful. The first time I rode after dark I wasn't very pleased with the illumination the light offered.
If you take the time to adjust it properly you will be extremely...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,801
Posted By gofast1320

If you trade for a newer bike, sell the older GPS and get the one for the new bike with the wonder wheel.
I almost didn't get the newer GPS and am so glad I did.
I went through this same deal...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,907
Posted By gofast1320
going with the GSA

I went through the exact same process this past June. Moving from an F800GS.
My decision was between a discounted 13 GS and a 14 GSA. I walked back and forth between the two thinking about the...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 150,233
Posted By gofast1320
probably would have done better with your long...

probably would have done better with your long johns and socks on and being in the middle of the fleece blanket inside the sleeping bag with the frog togs under the bag.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-30-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,322
Posted By gofast1320
flash your brake lights

That is exactly why I want to put a three or four flash then steady brake light on my bike. I saw my first one at the falling leaf rally several years ago and put one on my F800GS and got many...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,834
Posted By gofast1320
best bike

I thought my F800gs was awesome until I test rode my 14 gsa. Over 7,000 miles since late june 14 and loving it.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,174
Posted By gofast1320
2014 GSA mileage

With about 6500 miles on the bike since June 14, My computer says my overall average is 44.8.
I'm planning on doing a trip of between 4,000 to 6,000 miles this summer and will be paying attention...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 48,256
Posted By gofast1320
Anakee 3

My GSA came with them and with a little over 6,000 miles on them the rear is looking like it will go another 1,000 or 1,500 miles. Already have a new set of Anakee 3's sitting in the garage to put on...
Forum: Equipment 02-08-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 14,288
Posted By gofast1320
kermit fit

I'm in the 280# range myself and my Kermit with leg extensions is still going strong after 4 years and quite a bit of use. I just strap mine on top of my luggage. Tom is a top notch guy and his...
Forum: Latin America 02-08-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,547
Posted By gofast1320
Hasn't he been found?

Read the "this just in" at the top of the below article.
it appears two motorcyclists saw him, flagged him down, let him use their cellphone and he called home.

Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,369
Posted By gofast1320
2014 gsa

2014 GSA LC here. I replaced the stock windshield with the Ztechnic touring screen because I needed a tad taller windshield to get the air over the top of my helmet.
I've not noticed a lot of...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 798
Posted By gofast1320

my caps key is not working right - forgive the errors.
I'm really getting spooled up about this one.
My big trip for the summer is going to be from middle Tennessee to Billings Montana for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,242
Posted By gofast1320
lower brace from touratech

Does anyone in the US have the lower brace for sale on their website? The only ones I find are British sites.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,237
Posted By gofast1320

Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By gofast1320
on line manual

Thanks Skyliner33. The link worked. I had a site like that last night but it wouldn't load
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By gofast1320
Thanks mjr227

Thanks mjr227
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By gofast1320
Coding plug

Where does the Enduro Pro coding plug that is under the seat get plugged in on the 2014 GSA? I've mislaid my owners manual and can't find it online.
Am I correct in thinking that all the Enduro...
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,243
Posted By gofast1320
Elephant ears

I picked up a set of deflectors in the Moose brand for $20.00, they attach with a Velcro strap and 1 zip tie per side on my 14 GSA. Made a big difference as I could wear thinner gloves.
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 28,712
Posted By gofast1320
gerbings customer service

I purchased a Gerbings liner from Shango Rider at a rally in October.I called Gerbings with a question regarding my liner having a bit of a hot spot where the wires connect to the jacket liner. Spoke...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,087
Posted By gofast1320
never mind

Going to vendors to check it out.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,087
Posted By gofast1320
led turn signal bulbs

Is there a code to enter to get the 20% discount?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By gofast1320
locks and cylinders

I bought my cases after I bought my bike. Dealer sends your VIN to BMW and they key the locks and send them to your dealer. Seems it took a few days for mine to come in
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,530
Posted By gofast1320

Thanks a ton for posting the narrative and photos. You answered all the other questions I had about what guards to get for my 14 GSA wc.
That is exactly what I needed to know. I'll...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,714
Posted By gofast1320
standing on left peg to get on.

As an older 63, heavier (275#) kind of guy I'm finding this fairly interesting. I rode my F800GS for about a year with a fractured hip and got to where I'd stand on a chunk of an 8" x 8" or a small...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 12-09-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,359
Posted By gofast1320
hearing aids on the bike?

I have the ReSound Linx 9 behind the ear with the little tube going to the earpiece. I've worn them inside my helmet to test the blue tooth to my cell phone on a short ride to town and back.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,186
Posted By gofast1320
battery tender

That is how I hooked mine up the afternoon I got my new bike home.
I had the exact same thing happen with the flashing lights and all. Battery was too low for battery tender to charge. I used a...
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