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Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,620
Posted By deacon51
8500 on my stock Trail Attacks when I replaced...

8500 on my stock Trail Attacks when I replaced them with a new set....
They are worthless on anything soft, but on maintained or hard packed dirt or gravel they have been great.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2,029
Views: 196,186
Posted By deacon51
Here's what I want. Voice dialing of my phone ...

Here's what I want.
Voice dialing of my phone
Phone Media (Music, podcast, Audio Books)
Voice Prompt for navigation.
Know who is calling before I answer.
Traffic and weather on the GPS using...
Forum: Americas 06-28-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 318
Posted By deacon51
Father and Son X-Country routing Ideas

My 17 year old will be attending the Motorcycle Mechanic Institute in Phoenix, AZ this fall. He needs to be there on September 4th. We are planing to ride there. He has a 2006 Ninja 650r and I on a...
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By deacon51
Held Steve Classic

I don't know, I'm a little disappointed. It's only been four years and to tell the truth, not that many miles since this is only one of three pair I ware. I have other gloves for cold or wet and I...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 984
Posted By deacon51
I have the same powerport to USB cable and yes......

I have the same powerport to USB cable and yes... if I forget to unplug it in two days the battery on my 2014 R1200GS will be dead. The owners manual says all kids of stuff about it being a "Smart"...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2,373
Views: 291,437
Posted By deacon51
My inconsistent clutch engagement / poor shifting...

My inconsistent clutch engagement / poor shifting at high RPM issues seem to have been resolved at the 6k mile service. The tech noted "No issues found with clutch or shifting." on my paper work....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,796
Posted By deacon51
I have 6500 miles on my '14 R1200GSw and it's...

I have 6500 miles on my '14 R1200GSw and it's been a hell of a winter! Here are my understandings and observations of the modes.

Rain Mode really dampens throttle response and the fueling just...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,051
Posted By deacon51
My dealer just told me the other day they will...

My dealer just told me the other day they will not install 3rd party tires and it was $80 a wheel to install the tires on the bike... he also said it was cheaper to just bring in the wheels but I was...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-22-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 32,642
Posted By deacon51
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-fBmoIZprJNE/U1G...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-fBmoIZprJNE/U1GQPobhocI/AAAAAAAAHmk/MH4kkgbRNnk/w1257-h832-no/BMW_WV.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-22-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 7,872
Posted By deacon51
I'm looking forward to this ride. I haven't...

I'm looking forward to this ride. I haven't spent much time north of the city.
I'm not 100% in, but I am 99% in.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 197
Posted By deacon51
I have been running one all winter and haven't...

I have been running one all winter and haven't noticed any measurable difference in performance. I have gained about 2 MPG since I installed the booster plug (From 42 MPG on average to 44 MPG), but...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2,080
Views: 512,155
Posted By deacon51
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-fBmoIZprJNE/U1G...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-fBmoIZprJNE/U1GQPobhocI/AAAAAAAAHmk/MH4kkgbRNnk/w1303-h863-no/BMW_WV.jpg

My 17 year old son and I took a quick trip into West Virginia.
He's on a Ninja 650r...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 7,872
Posted By deacon51
Are we confirmed for the 27th? If so, I'm in......

Are we confirmed for the 27th?
If so, I'm in... ish.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,750
Posted By deacon51
I have a early 2014 GSW... I love it. I got it...

I have a early 2014 GSW... I love it. I got it in October of 2013 and have already put 5000 miles on it. Not a for 5 months of ownership, the this past winter has been rough. I love the bike, I...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,376
Posted By deacon51
I have never owned a bike with a dry clutch. I...

I have never owned a bike with a dry clutch. I think a wet clutch is the way t go. And I understand that with that you have some clutch drag. My issue seems to be with the way the friction zone...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,376
Posted By deacon51
I have 5000 miles on my GSW... The clutch /...

I have 5000 miles on my GSW...
The clutch / shifting on this thing is sub par, I'm not a fan at all. Not so bad that I don't like the bike, but it's a source of minor disappointment.

The...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,340
Posted By deacon51
Okay... drawing to much current, needs a relay......

Okay... drawing to much current, needs a relay...

I bought this horn because it isn't suppose to need a relay... I'm starting to have a significant amount of time and money invested on this $15...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,340
Posted By deacon51
So it stopped snowing... riding in to work today...

So it stopped snowing... riding in to work today I decided to give a good test blow. After about half a second the horn failed. I cycled the key and received the same result, a half second of sound...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 66,626
Posted By deacon51
SW-Motech (Lower) crash bars review. After...

SW-Motech (Lower) crash bars review.
After debating with myself and following this thread for months I was still undecided on which product would be the best for me. I was pretty much sold on one...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2,080
Views: 512,155
Posted By deacon51
I have a nice DSLR camera... I have taken a...

I have a nice DSLR camera...
I have taken a couple of photography classes...
I bought Photoshop for my computer...
I can never make myself stop to take the damn photograph... I'm having way to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2,029
Views: 196,186
Posted By deacon51
You can avoid an area. Settings >...

You can avoid an area.

Settings > Navigation > Custom Avoidances > Add Avoid Area

Of course it would be a PITA to draw a box over every metro area in N. America, but for me I hate the DC...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,340
Posted By deacon51
Well the install was as easy as could be. Horn...

Well the install was as easy as could be. Horn sounds nice in the garage. Now, if it will stop snowing I'll give it a try on the road.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2,781
Views: 874,771
Posted By deacon51
I need to do something; I spend most of my time...

I need to do something; I spend most of my time commuting. To even get to a place with dirt roads is almost two hours away. I love to explore dirt and gravel roads almost as much as I love blasting...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2,781
Views: 874,771
Posted By deacon51
What tires are you running. The trail attacks I...

What tires are you running. The trail attacks I have are great on the road, pretty good on anything hard, total crap on anything not brick hard.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2,231
Views: 346,160
Posted By deacon51
I feel the same way... every time I add something...

I feel the same way... every time I add something to the bike there's another tool I need when I work on it.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,340
Posted By deacon51
Nice find, I stoped by Bob's and they had the...

Nice find, I stoped by Bob's and they had the $3.00 connector for $21 after tax. I thought real hard about what I wanted to do... vampire tap, VonHelm it, or search the internet for a non-bmw...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,340
Posted By deacon51
Von Helm, that is some outstanding...

Von Helm, that is some outstanding workmanship!<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,340
Posted By deacon51
I don't want to cut this connector. If it had...

I don't want to cut this connector. If it had more slack, I would cut it but I don't think I have the room to ever get it back. I'm going to look for a female to mate this too.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,340
Posted By deacon51
Fiamm Freeway Blaster on GSW

So, has anyone installed a Fiamm Freeway Blaster?
If so, how did you wire it up?
I don't want to cut the stock horn connector, can anyone help me find a connector to mate to the stock wiring...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8,533
Views: 1,728,752
Posted By deacon51
I got asked this at a party over the past...

I got asked this at a party over the past weekend...

"What's the new BWM with the 2000cc v-6 called?" The guy was talking about how bad he wanted to get one.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,374
Posted By deacon51
My riding buddy (2013 Explorer) has often...

My riding buddy (2013 Explorer) has often mentions the fact that I can open a water bottle, flip up my face shield and take a drink at 80 MPH.

I'm 5'10 with a 32 inch inseam, stock windshield.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2,231
Views: 346,160
Posted By deacon51
They don't have it yet, at least not on the web...

They don't have it yet, at least not on the web site. It's in the new catalog.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2,231
Views: 346,160
Posted By deacon51
Okay, where do I send my money for this... ...

Okay, where do I send my money for this...
http://www.sw-motech.com/swmotech2010/tl_files/sw_motech/Galerien/News/sw-bc_seat-rack.jpg

From
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-10-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8,533
Views: 1,728,752
Posted By deacon51
If one more person ask me "When are you going to...

If one more person ask me "When are you going to get a Harley?" I may lose my cool.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2,080
Views: 512,155
Posted By deacon51
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-0mubnnGTCNs/Uxu...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-0mubnnGTCNs/UxuMPufdP0I/AAAAAAAAHHE/zfbzHXx1IZU/w1556-h875-no/CAM00118.jpg

Here you go!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 2,373
Views: 291,437
Posted By deacon51
TA2 on spoke wheels here on a 2014. 4000 miles in...

TA2 on spoke wheels here on a 2014. 4000 miles in and no issue with any head shack at all. And with the cruse control I have had both hangs off the bars at about every speed between 15 and 90 MPH.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2,373
Views: 291,437
Posted By deacon51
My early '14 had the fuel cap fall apart, but I...

My early '14 had the fuel cap fall apart, but I never had any odor of gas or sign of a leak.

Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-01-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By deacon51
After they cut on my knee the Dr. said to take it...

After they cut on my knee the Dr. said to take it easy and that I could ride as soon as I felt up to it. When I was able to climb the stares two at a time, I assumed that was good enough.
I...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-27-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 52,551
Posted By deacon51
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-ShrhCZoH1Jg/Uw_...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-ShrhCZoH1Jg/Uw_7z3t35cI/AAAAAAAAHAY/VJsxvqQKgYk/w684-h513-no/Mom+and+Dad_Small.jpg

My mom and dad sometime before me. '69-'70 maybe, maybe '68
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-25-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8,533
Views: 1,728,752
Posted By deacon51
"Is that a BMW?" It's not so bad now that...

"Is that a BMW?"

It's not so bad now that I'm on the GS, but when I was on the FJR it was a little annoying.
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