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Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 30,834
Posted By cessnadog
I have been told that there are no '15 grips in...

I have been told that there are no '15 grips in the U.S. Or Germany.
Seems odd to me. Any chance there is something changing?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By cessnadog
Avon Trailrider tires

Does anyone have any experience with these?

I am running Anakee 3s now that I love on the pavement. I would like something just a little more capable off road but don't want to give anything up...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 48,090
Posted By cessnadog
Road composition makes a huge difference on both...

Road composition makes a huge difference on both noise and longevity.

Last year they resurfaced the road into my neighborhood. On the old surface the A3s made a fair amount of noise. On the new...
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,435
Posted By cessnadog
Depends on the jeans. I have one or two pair...

Depends on the jeans. I have one or two pair that work. I am looking for some riding jeans that will give me some light armor and still fit over the boots...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 30,834
Posted By cessnadog
No offence. Nope. From a guy from...

No offence.

Nope.

From a guy from Minnesota.
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By cessnadog
I do not have the Klims but I do wear Darien...

I do not have the Klims but I do wear Darien pants. They are very water proof and I do put them on and take them off without sitting down. I ride to work with dress slacks under my Darien pants and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By cessnadog
This

This
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By cessnadog
vario top-case on a GSAW?

I have a '14 GSA with the OEM adventure side panniers. Can I put a vario top case on as well?
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,782
Posted By cessnadog
I ordered a pair of Sidi Goretex adventure boots...

I ordered a pair of Sidi Goretex adventure boots from moto storm a few weeks ago. Got a statement from Fed-Ex today showing no import duty owed.

I don't pretend to understand how this system...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 23,686
Posted By cessnadog
To me this is about safety. I am safer because I...

To me this is about safety. I am safer because I can see better and because I can be seen better. I am happy to pay for safety

I bought a set of Clearwater Darla lights for my GSAW last summer,...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,449
Posted By cessnadog
I bit the bullet last year and got a custom...

I bit the bullet last year and got a custom Earpieces made. Turned out less expensive than I thought they might be and I am really happy with them. Brand I got is Westone. About $200 total.

All...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,569
Posted By cessnadog
Works for private party sales.....and I purt'near...

Works for private party sales.....and I purt'near follow those rules.....
.....but a Dealer...sheeeet....they don't much give a #hoot# how ya pay,as long as it's paid/financed when ya take...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 954
Posted By cessnadog
I would take that in a minute.

I would take that in a minute.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,659
Posted By cessnadog
I love these questions.... And yes I have asked...

I love these questions.... And yes I have asked the same thing. In the end there is only one answer. Buy the one YOU WANT.

There is very little that is rational about buying either of these...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 30,834
Posted By cessnadog
UKE, make you a deal. Your grips are too hot. I...

UKE, make you a deal. Your grips are too hot. I want mine hotter. Let's swap. I'll pay shipping...

Put up or shut up...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 30,834
Posted By cessnadog
I live in Minnesota. I ride snowmobiles in...

I live in Minnesota.
I ride snowmobiles in -5.
On my GS my hands are cold at 45 degrees
I can assure you the 2014 grips are not hot enough...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,029
Posted By cessnadog
I have the Billie Brakelight on my GS adventure. ...

I have the Billie Brakelight on my GS adventure. Now every time my wife follows me somewhere she mentions how much easier it is to see me from behind. Every time.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,783
Posted By cessnadog
Since I can't see the light (so to speak) I...

Since I can't see the light (so to speak) I hooked my go-pro to my side case and shot a quick video. My wife tells me the Billie Light is WAY brighter than the stock light. She watched me drive...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-05-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10,456
Views: 701,210
Posted By cessnadog
New Tag... I think this is pretty straight...

New Tag... I think this is pretty straight forward but can supply hints if needed.
http://i1122.photobucket.com/albums/l536/Tim_Argo/Photo%20Tag/P4050002.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-05-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10,456
Views: 701,210
Posted By cessnadog
Iron Horse Outfitters. Corner of coffee street...

Iron Horse Outfitters. Corner of coffee street and parkway ave N. Lanesboro mn. http://i1122.photobucket.com/albums/l536/Tim_Argo/Photo%20Tag/58DFF7EE-DB5D-453E-AFF1-F9BF694DBF9A.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,091
Posted By cessnadog
Amsoil? Edit: now I see it was amsoil listed...

Amsoil?

Edit: now I see it was amsoil listed on the report. Amsoil seems to have more calcium in it than other oils. I don't know what the additive is, but it has to do with anti-wear and...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 30,834
Posted By cessnadog
Jim, actually I did read the thread. I know that...

Jim, actually I did read the thread. I know that folks have put the new grips on the 14 bikes. For whatever reason BMW is still saying that they can't be used

My question is did they change the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 30,834
Posted By cessnadog
I took a shot with both my dealer and BMW NA. In...

I took a shot with both my dealer and BMW NA. In the end I was denied coverage and was told twice that the 2015 grips can not be put on a 2014 bike. Can anyone confirm wiring harness changes at the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,783
Posted By cessnadog
Plate about 7 X 4 with holes 5 3/4 apart...

Plate about 7 X 4 with holes 5 3/4 apart horizontally and 2 3/4 To 3 apart vertically.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,783
Posted By cessnadog
No storage compartment. I think mine is going to...

No storage compartment. I think mine is going to get a "Be the adventure" sticker.

Built heavy for sure. Clearwater says the aluminum frame acts as a heat sink for the lights.

I don't...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,783
Posted By cessnadog
I don't think it is an issue here... Plate could...

I don't think it is an issue here... Plate could easily go on top of the bracket if needed.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,783
Posted By cessnadog
Billie Brake light from Clearwater

The big brown truck brought my Billie Brake light today. Really happy with it.

Install took about 15 minutes. Really simple if you already have the CANOpener installed.

Interesting thing, ...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 30,834
Posted By cessnadog
Question, BMW is blaming this on the...

Question,

BMW is blaming this on the larger diameter and thicker bars, saying the the bars absorb more of the heat than the old ones did.

I buy that for the left hand, what about the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 30,834
Posted By cessnadog
Linky no work....

Linky no work....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 30,834
Posted By cessnadog
Another data point

2014 GSA. Build date of early 2014 (I think).

Ambient temp was about 25f

One minute in:
http://i1122.photobucket.com/albums/l536/Tim_Argo/Mobile%20Uploads/image.jpg

Two minutes:...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,358
Posted By cessnadog
So, it is too much work to go through and figure...

So, it is too much work to go through and figure out if a thread is about a WC bike or not to sort them into sub-forums... But we should all be able to do it on the fly on an on-going basis...

A...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,337
Posted By cessnadog
While people complain that it is noisy (never...

While people complain that it is noisy (never bothered me) I love the Anakee 3 on the road.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,326
Posted By cessnadog
I have the BMW driving lights on my GSWA and...

I have the BMW driving lights on my GSWA and added Clearwater Darlas with the CANopener. Yes the Clearwaters are on the expensive end, and I am very happy with the purchase.

One of the nice...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,896
Posted By cessnadog
I bought in July. There was only one within two...

I bought in July. There was only one within two states of where I live. I got $800 off list and 20% off accessories bought at the same time. 10% off for a year after purchase.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 48,090
Posted By cessnadog
I spent some time in the Michelin booth at the...

I spent some time in the Michelin booth at the MOA rally, he told me that they were changing the pattern slightly to help reduce the noise.

I love the tires and am willing to take the noise for...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,701
Posted By cessnadog
Funny thing about cruise control. I had a K1600...

Funny thing about cruise control. I had a K1600 before I bought the GSWA.
On the K bike the cruise is instantaneous. As soon as you touched the set button you could release the throttle and it...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 37,094
Posted By cessnadog
I have had mine high in both and low in both but...

I have had mine high in both and low in both but not yet high in the front and low in the back... Though that is next.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 37,094
Posted By cessnadog
Silver thread. I don't have enough miles on it...

Silver thread. I don't have enough miles on it to say for sure yet but I think it is going to work out just the way I want it.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 37,094
Posted By cessnadog
Got my new seat today as well

Bill Mayer seat.


http://i1122.photobucket.com/albums/l536/Tim_Argo/Photo%20Tag/imagejpg2.jpg

http://i1122.photobucket.com/albums/l536/Tim_Argo/Photo%20Tag/imagejpg1.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 48,090
Posted By cessnadog
Not sure this is true, it is true that the road...

Not sure this is true, it is true that the road surface has a HUGE impact on the amount of noise these tires make. Recently had portions of a local road repaired. Old sections gave a pretty good...
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