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Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,472
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: 413
Views: 122,556
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: 5,595
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: 4,345
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: 2,936
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: 224
Views: 41,218
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: 85
Views: 9,668
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: 7,949
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: 2,165
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: 730
Posted By gofast1320
Trip

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: 1,112
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: 2,061
Posted By gofast1320
tilt

This
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
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: 605
Posted By gofast1320
Thanks mjr227

Thanks mjr227
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
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: 4,050
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: 240
Views: 27,042
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: 32
Views: 2,567
Posted By gofast1320
never mind

Going to vendors to check it out.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,567
Posted By gofast1320
led turn signal bulbs

Duane,
Is there a code to enter to get the 20% discount?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 491
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: 1,312
Posted By gofast1320
barkbusters

jdub,
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: 11,846
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: 1,274
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: 1,098
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...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,819
Posted By gofast1320
Story sounds good but you can add $6000.00 to his...

Story sounds good but you can add $6000.00 to his asking price and get a 2014 GSA with less miles and factory warranty from an inmate in the flea market.
Just checked and it sold in the last few...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,087
Posted By gofast1320
Why

read the replies by JVB, Lord Smoke and IB1. They all three sum up why I bought it.
It spoke to me, I wanted it, I bought it, love riding it and am absolutely pleased with every aspect of it.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,904
Posted By gofast1320
proper adjustment is the key

I thought the LED on my 2014 GSA LC sucked, until I adjusted it, and could not be happier with it now. The distance I get on high beam and the width is amazing. Really helps with seeing deer on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,382
Posted By gofast1320
vstream

I experienced the exact same improvement with the same windshield. The Ztechnik VStream touring windshield made a big difference on my 14 GSA LC.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,472
Posted By gofast1320
Preload

What he said. When I left loaded up for Barber a couple of weeks ago I neglected to bump the suspension up. Bike was wallowing like a pig down the driveway headed towards the highway. I bumped the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,043
Posted By gofast1320
Windshield Cleaning

This is in regards to the Polycarbonate Windshields stock on the BMW 2014 GSA WC and aftermarket such as the Z-Technic VStream.

At a recent rally I was cleaning my windshield and another...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,435
Posted By gofast1320
power delivery

Is it possible you had it in RAIN mode. That dampens delivery a bunch.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,142
Posted By gofast1320
Regrets

None here. Picked up my 2014 GSA WC in June and am still glad I got it.
Was offered a smoking deal on a new 2013 GSW and really had to think about it.
I wandered around and mulled it over...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,621
Posted By gofast1320
bag

What he said. Works great on my '14 GSA WC
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 35,033
Posted By gofast1320
Russell seat

I've had my Russell for a little over a month now and have done several 150-300 mile rides just cruising around and have literally forgotten about my seat. The only time I think about it being a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-02-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 10,209
Posted By gofast1320
Barber Vintage Festival

Heading out from Paris Tn on Thursday around 1000am. Probably do 40 to the 840 loop over to 65S to B'ham. Plan on being there through Sat afternoon and may stay Sat night too. Hope to see some of you...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-25-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 13,231
Views: 708,494
Posted By gofast1320
Barber Vintage festival

Anyone heading down to Barbers from middle tn on Thursday afternoon Oct 9th?
Not sure if I'm going to 840 around Nashville to I 65S or cut across from 40 and pick up 65 near Columbia.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,065
Posted By gofast1320
gear shift lever

Read your owners manual. You can adjust your gear shift lever at the toe lift part. Loosen the set screw and rotate it with your fingers it is eccentric and will raise as you rotate it.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,431
Posted By gofast1320
key

My 14 GSA WC came with 2 metal and 1 plastic
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,475
Posted By gofast1320
Flashing taillight mod

Has anyone installed a BACK OFF or similar taillight flasher on their 2014 r1200 gs adventure wc? If so any pics of how you wired it up?
I had one on my F800 and really liked the extra visibility...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 35,033
Posted By gofast1320
russel

Mine was delivered today. put about 60 miles on it just before dark.
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