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Forum: Equipment 11-03-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By double_entendre
Small ear canal custom earplugs

I always wear earplugs when I ride and the standard foam ones work well for me.

My wife has tiny ear canals, though, and the usual plugs don't fit.

Any suggestions for custom earplugs?
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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-27-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,866
Posted By double_entendre
Had the same thing happen to me with inmate...

Had the same thing happen to me with inmate Tbob--search JM for the train wreck.

Good for you calling him out. A man's word is good or it isn't.

If he agreed to the deal, you had a deal. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-26-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7,833
Views: 1,579,144
Posted By double_entendre
I still chuckle when I hit the starter or blip...

I still chuckle when I hit the starter or blip the throttle on my new I me GSA and feel the bike crank to the side.

For a guy raised on metrics, it's pretty damned funny, but I love it.

We...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,023
Posted By double_entendre
I think it's "Eeet won't start." ...

I think it's "Eeet won't start."








:hide
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By double_entendre
Thanks a ton for lobbing in. Might have to give...

Thanks a ton for lobbing in. Might have to give it a go.

:thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By double_entendre
:drums

:drums
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By double_entendre
IMHO quieter is better, so I wouldn't change the...

IMHO quieter is better, so I wouldn't change the muffler. If only the headers are messed up you might see if a muffler shop can salvage them (depends on how mashed they are) and, if not, try a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,615
Posted By double_entendre
Excellent! Do they have an ADV discount code or...

Excellent! Do they have an ADV discount code or anything I should know before I hit order?

Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 998
Posted By double_entendre
I had forgotten about cyclenutz. Thanks for the...

I had forgotten about cyclenutz. Thanks for the memory jog. The FZ-1 is a great concept. I'm not sure 30A is enough for my plans, but I love the concept.

Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 998
Posted By double_entendre
Well 60 is cold here......

Well 60 is cold here......
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,615
Posted By double_entendre
2011 GSA. Assuming I can sell my OEM bags.

2011 GSA. Assuming I can sell my OEM bags.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,615
Posted By double_entendre
OK, looking at the pics, it does appear that...

OK, looking at the pics, it does appear that there's no cutout for the pipe in the World Class and that thing looks freaking wide. Maybe if you're in a non-lane splitting state it's no big deal.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,615
Posted By double_entendre
Not to be irretrievably stupid, but what's the...

Not to be irretrievably stupid, but what's the difference between the "Special Kit" and the "World Class" kit?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 998
Posted By double_entendre
To me, it's more about not putting more stress on...

To me, it's more about not putting more stress on the battery than necessary. Figure on a cold day with me and the redhead wearing electric gear, no reason to have the battery trying to start the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 998
Posted By double_entendre
It's convenient, but I don't want the fuse block...

It's convenient, but I don't want the fuse block to have power unless the engine is running. I think the only thing I would want running I unswitched are the powerlets for the GPS and phone.

I...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2013, 11:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 998
Posted By double_entendre
I figured the block is rated 100A, so that's what...

I figured the block is rated 100A, so that's what I'd put in front of it. Can't imagine needing a full 100 amps, but might as well plan ahead.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 998
Posted By double_entendre
Fuse block install

So my plan is to install a fuse block on the GSA. Off the cuff it'll be for my and the wife's heated jacket liners.

I'm thinking I can wire the fuse block to a 100A relay that's controlled by...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 980
Posted By double_entendre
Well I'm mostly happy. They replaced the latch...

Well I'm mostly happy. They replaced the latch and the lid, but not the main box. *shrug* It's a bit scuffed, but it had a few scuffs anyway. So it goes.

I now have two painted boxes and one...
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,960
Posted By double_entendre
I'm pretty happy with the Sena, but don't think...

I'm pretty happy with the Sena, but don't think it's all that great at separating wind noise from voices. But I wear earplugs, so it's not a big deal. Haven't figured out if we can listen to music...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,960
Posted By double_entendre
Hijack away! Or start a new thread--might get...

Hijack away! Or start a new thread--might get more response there. I don't have an opinion on flip front helmets. Me personally, I can't bring myself to trust them in a wreck.

Given that you're...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 980
Posted By double_entendre
Wait. The case or the final drive? :hide ...

Wait. The case or the final drive?

:hide

:lol3

Seriously, though, they're going to give it a go and see if BMW will go for it. They think they will, but until it's on the bike I'm not...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,490
Posted By double_entendre
-Flea Market- Dibs on the new _ _ _ _ _ _ _ but...

-Flea Market- Dibs on the new _ _ _ _ _ _ _ but I'm not answering until I know what it is. -/FM-
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,490
Posted By double_entendre
:lol3 Yeah, I didn't see much point in...

:lol3

Yeah, I didn't see much point in arguing with folks who think that they're able to wing it to the correct torque. I see where they're coming from and as a rule I don't torque spark plugs,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 17,494
Posted By double_entendre
Wow did this thread go into the CSM weeds. ...

Wow did this thread go into the CSM weeds.

Back on topic, I can see getting excited about Santa Barbara. Not sure what the cost of living is relative to SoCal (SB is CenCal), but it's much less...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 980
Posted By double_entendre
That'll be easy. Once I take the duct tape and...

That'll be easy. Once I take the duct tape and wire ties that are holding it in the closed position it'll be more than happy to pop right off.

I find it vaguely, but not seriously, annoying...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,490
Posted By double_entendre
OK, serious question. When using a torque...

OK, serious question.

When using a torque wrench, why would where you put your hands on the wrench matter?

I get that 26 pounds at 6" = 13 pounds at a foot, but the torque wrench is going...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,490
Posted By double_entendre
Wild guess: spark plug. I know I bumped into that...

Wild guess: spark plug. I know I bumped into that torque setting recently.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,490
Posted By double_entendre
You only need three torque settings: white...

You only need three torque settings: white knuckle, grunt and break wind. That'll get you through almost any repair.

I keed, I keed..... (And forget where I read that One of the motorcycle...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 980
Posted By double_entendre
GSA pannier took a dive

I was leaving on a 3-day weekend road trip with the redhead and didn't make it out of the neighborhood before the right pannier popped off the bike and slid down the road at 30mph.

Turns out...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,426
Posted By double_entendre
That is freaking awesome. Love it! :clap

That is freaking awesome. Love it! :clap
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By double_entendre
Russell Day Long - Sunbrella fabric (vs. velour vs. leather)

I'm going to get an RDL for my GSA and am thinking about the Sunbrella fabric (vs. velour vs. leather).

What say the cognoscenti...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-12-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 17,494
Posted By double_entendre
SoCal is great if you ignore the traffic, smog,...

SoCal is great if you ignore the traffic, smog, population density, horrific cost of living, shallow, materialistic populace, shitty economy and high taxes.

Lane sharing is nice, but not having...
Forum: Equipment 10-11-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,960
Posted By double_entendre
Bumping this. I threw the question up in the...

Bumping this. I threw the question up in the Sena support forums, but I'm sure this site gets more traffic. (And their search engine is rubbish, honestly.)

I've got the Sena SMH10 installed in...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,812
Posted By double_entendre
Maybe he knows. Not that there's anything...

Maybe he knows.

Not that there's anything wrong with that. :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 346
Posted By double_entendre
1200GS Adventure bags locking mechanism

Is the lock mechanism available as a separate part from the bag? I mean the key cylinder and latching mechanism that attaches the bags to the bike.

Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,812
Posted By double_entendre
Love how far the GSA can go on one tank, but I...

Love how far the GSA can go on one tank, but I know I'll get cocky someday and end up out of gas somewhere because I thought I could make the next station.
Forum: Vendors 10-08-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 19,638
Posted By double_entendre
:clap:freaky:clap:freaky

:clap:freaky:clap:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,702
Posted By double_entendre
Might have to give them a call and stop by if...

Might have to give them a call and stop by if they have 'em in stock. Thanks for the heads up.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,702
Posted By double_entendre
"The cheapest thing on a BMW is the rider." ...

"The cheapest thing on a BMW is the rider." :lol3

I do like the Eagle Peak Crack Factory bag idea. Maybe make a little tript to REI and see what they have.

Thanks! :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,702
Posted By double_entendre
Thanks, gang. Plenty to review when I'm on a real...

Thanks, gang. Plenty to review when I'm on a real computer. The phone just doesn't show the detail well.

Except for the pink and green. That shows just fine. Not sure I can pull that look off,...
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