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Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,437
Posted By Ironman
3 Easy Pay worked for me...

To each his own for sure on this mode of payment. I subscribed to it so that I could get a 2011 GSA out the door, and then wait for my credit union to run one of their quarterly financing...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,946
Posted By Ironman
Me too!

I have the Trail Attacks that came on 1200gsa as well, and have really liked them on and off road so far. What pressures are you typically running on road? I am at 38frt and 40rear and that seems...
Forum: Vendors 10-26-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,190
Posted By Ironman
Great Gear....Great Service!!!

I just ordered two liners and two Heat Trollers from Rose for the wife and I am very pleased! Great quality in the Gen 3 liners, and great club member price to boot!

I actually ordered a size...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2011, 03:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By Ironman
Same here...

2011 r1200GSA with just over 600 miles and been smelling the burnt oil from day one. I've added about half a quart, and am about to do the 600 mile inspection. All is normal!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-18-2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 1,553
Views: 156,373
Posted By Ironman
Thanks!

Got the file EC! Thanks for it, and I'll report back once I get the chance to ride it!

Ironman
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-29-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,772
Posted By Ironman
Better pics

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Forum: Parallel Universe 04-29-2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,772
Posted By Ironman
Pics embedded in original review

Just posted the best pics I can get right now. Will hopefully get some better ones here shortly.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-29-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,772
Posted By Ironman
Answers

I knew I would leave some stuff out.

Crazy Mike: We can absolutely meet up. I work over off of Butler Rd near Mauldin.

Seat Material: Carbon FX. I find it to have plenty of grip with my...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-29-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,772
Posted By Ironman
Official Review

OK, I got home early enough today to get in 70 miles on the new Sargent Enduro, as I was too excited to find comfort! I'll do my best to provide a detailed review here so others know what to expect....
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-28-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,772
Posted By Ironman
Received

I received my Sargent Enduro today, but dangit I'm out of town on business. Will get home late tomorrow evening to give it a try.

Here's the really cool thing....I received an email from...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-26-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,772
Posted By Ironman
Agreed...

The stocker isn't too bad, but definitely pushes me forward into the tank. I'm looking forward to the flatter angle, and better density foam. Hoping that the standover doesn't bother me.

I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-22-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,772
Posted By Ironman
Ordered

I ordered mine this morning, and the confirmation says 1-2 weeks lead time. I'll post up the review here once it is received. I'm really hoping this one does it.
Forum: Beasts 02-12-2010, 03:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 749
Posted By Ironman
Good to know...

I ordered the same rear rack, and it gets her on Monday. Maybe I should go ahead and remove the plastics in preparation of the install:wink: . Still like the bike even with its oddities.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-27-2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,073
Posted By Ironman
Update

Got the F8 back from the dealer yesterday. I was able to take it out for some abuse today. It appears that the vibration in the front end is gone. I guess the issue resonated through...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-22-2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,073
Posted By Ironman
Agreed Joel. I'm awaiting much more detail from...

Agreed Joel. I'm awaiting much more detail from service manager, as well as the result of changing said, "defective bearings". If the change doesn't fix the original issue, then I would like to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-22-2009, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 193,534
Posted By Ironman
No detail as of yet on which side. He just said...

No detail as of yet on which side. He just said rear wheel bearings. I'll update when I get the full details.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-22-2009, 07:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,073
Posted By Ironman
Update

As recommended I gave my dealer shop a second chance, and they have been excellent to work with on the second go 'round.

I received an email from my service manager today stating that they have...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-22-2009, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 193,534
Posted By Ironman
2010 defective bearings

Just heard from my dealer service manager that my rear bearings are defective on my 2010 with less than 1000 miles on it.

I took it in for a weird harmonic vibration that could be felt in the...
Forum: Vendors 12-19-2009, 07:15 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 53,434
Posted By Ironman
Wolfman Enduro toolbag

Its actually a toolbag that I had laying around from my DR350. Funny how it fit right into the space on the Adventure Spec crashbars with the attached straps. Now I just need to get one for the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-17-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,073
Posted By Ironman
Good advice. Tried it in several gears today...

Good advice. Tried it in several gears today while trying to get a ride in before it snows tonight! Same results, it did it in all. Time to find the gremlin elsewhere.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-17-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,073
Posted By Ironman
Appreciate the advice!

Joel, thanks a ton for your insight on this. I'm definitely going to check out the things that you've listed, and will resort to giving the dealer another chance if I must.

The service manager...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-17-2009, 07:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,073
Posted By Ironman
Thanks for the great ideas thus far. I...

Thanks for the great ideas thus far.

I should have also noted. I've performed the 600 mile inspection, including chain adjustment, fastener torque checks, etc., in accordance with BMW's...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-17-2009, 03:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,073
Posted By Ironman
Question F800GS harmonic vibration in front end

Oh yea soothsayers of truth and BS, I'm looking for some advice/help.

I have just over 700 miles on my 2010 F800GS now. I'm noticing a weird harmonic vibration coming through the handlebars...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-11-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 215,798
Posted By Ironman
Adventure-Spec crashbars and sump protector

Just installed today. Couldn't have asked for better fit and finish. Sump/Bash guard has incredible protection, and I think it looks great to boot! Great service/shipping. Ordered Wednesday...
Forum: Vendors 12-11-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 53,434
Posted By Ironman
No taxes..

Received mine today in South Carolina, and no taxes applied. These things are exactly what I was looking for. Great protection, great fit, outstanding quality. Pics below.

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Forum: Parallel Universe 12-09-2009, 04:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,147
Posted By Ironman
Whew...

As I have a 2010, I was worried their for a second... until I got to this part of the post. I placed my order for the sump/bash guard, crash bars, and bark busters last night. Can't wait to get...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-08-2009, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,197
Posted By Ironman
Expedition LG

Here are pics of my newly acquired setup. Looks good in the test fitting. Hopefully get to use them in a couple of weekends. Just click the picture for a link to my album.

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Forum: Parallel Universe 12-08-2009, 09:15 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 37,154
Posted By Ironman
Wolfman bags

This may be a little off, but here is my camping/adventure setup. That is the large Expedition bag with the Expedition duffel attached to the back. These pictures are the initial test fit, so don't...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-02-2009, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,197
Posted By Ironman
Large

I just ordered the large, as it is on CLOSEOUT sale for $122 from Wolfman. Also ordered the duffel that attaches to the back of it, as it was also on sale for $41. Can't beat that deal!

One of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-02-2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 18,823
Posted By Ironman
In Greenville...

Mike,
I would be more than happy to lend a hand if you haven't already done the valve check/adjust. I just popped 600 miles, and will be doing that inspection shortly. Shoot me a PM if you are...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-27-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 183,906
Posted By Ironman
LOL, I'm just waiting for Touratech to come out...

LOL, I'm just waiting for Touratech to come out with a hard part guard for it:-). I mean why not, they have one for everything else right?
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-26-2009, 02:00 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 183,906
Posted By Ironman
Wink Moto Android running Google Navigation

Suction cup / zip tie mount to windscreen. The new Android from Motorola with Google Maps is incredible. Love the Satellite view.

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Forum: Parallel Universe 11-26-2009, 01:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,518
Posted By Ironman
Thanks for the input on the SW Motech as well!!! ...

Thanks for the input on the SW Motech as well!!! I definitely like the lever on that one, and the price is right!
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-26-2009, 08:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,518
Posted By Ironman
You put it on the F800GS?

I'm assuming it is on the F800? I was thinking about getting one of these as well, due to it being substantially cheaper than the OE. BUT, due to this feedback will go with the OE one from...
Forum: Face plant 05-07-2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 14,456
Posted By Ironman
Its simple...

Survival of the fittest. One day we'll be watering our crops with sports drinks if we aren't careful. Ever seen "Idiocracy"?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2009, 07:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,865
Posted By Ironman
Fully agreed!

And, if you follow their instructions to the T, you will be very pleased:clap. I did this about 3000 miles ago, and couldn't have been more happy with the outcome.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2009, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7,192
Views: 366,958
Posted By Ironman
It will be Saturday before I can get back out,...

It will be Saturday before I can get back out, especially that far out of G'vegas. Been itching to go get it, but work has me tied up right now. Maybe I should "call in stupid" tomorrow?:rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,248
Posted By Ironman
Detours

Make sure to take note of some of the detours that exist on the southern end, as they can certainly add to your trip time.

http://www.nps.gov/blri/planyourvisit/roadclosures.htm


I was up on...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-05-2009, 04:36 AM
Replies: 7,192
Views: 366,958
Posted By Ironman
Dang it!

I was just informed by my better half that she had already made plans this morning, therefore I'll be watching this one from a far! Go get it! Maybe I can "Bruce" it this afternoon:freaky
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-05-2009, 04:14 AM
Replies: 7,192
Views: 366,958
Posted By Ironman
I knew it!

Thats some good stuff! I shouldn't have been running my mouth:huh. I thought about heading out to get it last night, but made the wrong choice. Lets see if I can get the next one....quick!
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