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Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 156,898
Posted By objectuser
@Hoop71...

@Hoop71 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24563048&postcount=737) - Really nice pictures!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By objectuser
Wonder what it weighs. Seems like all the Givi...

Wonder what it weighs. Seems like all the Givi adapter plates list a 6kg max load. My 2009 GS has the SR689 rack, which is specified as 10kg, so really not much better. But I usually put my...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,341
Posted By objectuser
I had Grip Puppies on my R1200R. Liked them. I...

I had Grip Puppies on my R1200R. Liked them. I use Pro Grip 714s on my 2009 GS. I like them quite a bit more. I've had them on for a few years and they've held up fine, look brand new actually. ...
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 297,368
Posted By objectuser
I have the E193 on mine. I use the E52 Givi case...

I have the E193 on mine. I use the E52 Givi case on it and have not had problems, but I've not taken it cross country either. I throw my backpack in there, which contains my laptop.

I did use...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,033
Posted By objectuser
Were there winds strong? Will you be heading...

Were there winds strong? Will you be heading back the other way? Might report the difference after that.
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 938
Views: 143,028
Posted By objectuser
:freaky I have a GS(no W) and an R(no nineT)...

:freaky I have a GS(no W) and an R(no nineT) sitting along side it. The GS is functional. The R is awesome. I ride the R whenever I can, which means always outside of long trips.

I think the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 304,909
Posted By objectuser
+1 We have those on all four of our bikes. 2...

+1 We have those on all four of our bikes. 2 BMWs, a Victory and a Norton. They work great.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,686
Posted By objectuser
I'm enjoying my 2009 GS also. I have had no...

I'm enjoying my 2009 GS also. I have had no issues with either of my 2009 boxers. My GS has ESA and ABS, both working perfectly. It's a great bike.
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,240
Posted By objectuser
I was using Yamaha's numbers for MPG. Nice that...

I was using Yamaha's numbers for MPG. Nice that it's at the low end.

I didn't know adding 6th would make the engine wider. Interesting.
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,240
Posted By objectuser
Still no 6th gear?

I think most owners would say it doesn't need a sixth gear but surely that would improve the relatively poor 36mpg. Seems like something easy to do ... easier than the electronic suspension ... just...
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,708
Posted By objectuser
And so having heard from the Luddite contingent,...

And so having heard from the Luddite contingent, I suppose this thread is done.
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,708
Posted By objectuser
I have wondered the same thing. Some bikes (eg,...

I have wondered the same thing. Some bikes (eg, BMW GS) have seat adjustments, but it's surprising that bar adjustments aren't available without aftermarket parts (do any bikes come with built in...
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,210
Posted By objectuser
I didn't know they had off the shelf seats. ...

I didn't know they had off the shelf seats.

Have a reference?
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,210
Posted By objectuser
I'm on my third Russell seat ... had one on each...

I'm on my third Russell seat ... had one on each of my last 3 bikes. For me, it is truly all day comfort. My wife recently purchased her first Russell. We're about to do a 2 week trip, so hoping...
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,430
Posted By objectuser
My wife is that height. If your gf is...

My wife is that height. If your gf is comfortable on her toes while stopped (or working with one foot down), then there may be a few bikes out there within her reach. My wife wasn't comfortable not...
Forum: Road warriors 08-31-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 938
Views: 143,028
Posted By objectuser
Last day of August ... has there been any more...

Last day of August ... has there been any more information?

I thought I had read that the wethead GSA might have been delayed, but don't recall hearing anything about the RT.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,021
Posted By objectuser
I'm 6"1' and have the Aeroflow Sport in the extra...

I'm 6"1' and have the Aeroflow Sport in the extra tall and I still get buffeting, depending my angle to the wind I think. Sometimes it's really smooth and sometimes it's really not. It's better...
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 297,368
Posted By objectuser
I have a 2009 R1200GS and a 2009 R1200R. The GS...

I have a 2009 R1200GS and a 2009 R1200R. The GS is a great do it all bike, handles great too. It is comfortable all day long, has decent weather protection and is a fun bike.

The R1200R is not...
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,023
Posted By objectuser
I had a Versys but have not ridden the other...

I had a Versys but have not ridden the other bikes (which look nice). Can you do long distances with the forward riding positions of some of those bikes? Also agree you OK with the range? I just...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,138
Posted By objectuser
I have a GS because I wanted a single...

I have a GS because I wanted a single multi-function bike. I almost got a Multistrada; what a great bike. I was just worried it wouldn't be comfortable on all-day rides (no idea if that's true).
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,650
Posted By objectuser
Oh, one other thing I noticed on both bikes is...

Oh, one other thing I noticed on both bikes is the amazing back pressure when the screen is raised "too much". I don't have hardly any experience on touring bikes, but it was amazing! I have read...
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,650
Posted By objectuser
I just rode the K1600GT and Trophy SE back to...

I just rode the K1600GT and Trophy SE back to back. I wasn't able to go on long rides though, but a few highway miles and some curvy road miles.

Both of them have great engines. Different...
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,226
Posted By objectuser
There are people that love them for touring and...

There are people that love them for touring and all day comfort. So don't just take my experience (or that of a few people). The bike might just work great for you. And it is a ton of fun.
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,226
Posted By objectuser
If you do, you'll have a hard decision. So many...

If you do, you'll have a hard decision. So many great naked bikes out there. I mean, do you go back to BMW with the R1200R? Or you could go Ducati with the Monster. How about the Z1000? Or go...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-24-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 423
Posted By objectuser
Do Newer Nuvis Work with Gloves?

I have an older Nuvi (1490T) and though the touch screen is pretty clunky, it works with gloves.

Do the newer models (I'm looking at the 2597LMT) work with gloves or do they use a capacitive touch...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By objectuser
Sounds like you made a good move on a great deal.

Sounds like you made a good move on a great deal.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,050
Posted By objectuser
Those tire balls have to be good for an extra...

Those tire balls have to be good for an extra -10hp easy.

:dllama
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,009
Posted By objectuser
Looks like it's a common size on cruisers. ...

Looks like it's a common size on cruisers.

Don't wait for risers, just install these bad boys:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,009
Posted By objectuser
That's interesting. Is that a common bar size?

That's interesting. Is that a common bar size?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,954
Posted By objectuser
Michelin's 2012 fitment guide: ...

Michelin's 2012 fitment guide:

http://www.michelinmotorcycle.com/pubs/fitment2012.pdf
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By objectuser
The description is similar to the Cee Bailey, and...

The description is similar to the Cee Bailey, and that's a good price. We need to do a side-by-side ... who knows, maybe they're built by the same shop. :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By objectuser
I've not tried the Saddleman. I have the Cee...

I've not tried the Saddleman. I have the Cee Bailey liners. I really like them. We use them even when not traveling by motorcycle. They're just nice bags. But they're about $50 per bag instead...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,017,142
Posted By objectuser
Looked at one at my local dealer today. I...

Looked at one at my local dealer today.

I noticed that there is now a powerlet port on the dash. That should be pretty nice.

There's not one next to the seat that I saw, so it appears they...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,119
Posted By objectuser
I did a few thousand miles the first few months ...

I did a few thousand miles the first few months I had my 09 with stock windscreen, seat and bags. Yeah, there are better versions of each, but the bike was quite rideable. In fact, a hell of a lot...
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,833
Posted By objectuser
Knowing what bike you want is half the battle. ...

Knowing what bike you want is half the battle. :clap
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2013, 05:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,833
Posted By objectuser
Completely agree. My 2009 is sold, but that bike...

Completely agree. My 2009 is sold, but that bike was a lot of fun. Great community around it as well. And so many things you can do with it. I had mine setup for touring with side luggage and a...
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 181,689
Posted By objectuser
I somehow missed the unveiling of this bike. I...

I somehow missed the unveiling of this bike. I saw it for the first time on Monday, April 1st. I seriously thought it was a joke. Because .... damn!

But it's not. :muutt
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,963
Posted By objectuser
I did too.

I did too.
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 143,028
Posted By objectuser
Hey, perfect! That's my dog's name! She's a bit...

Hey, perfect! That's my dog's name! She's a bit older now though ...

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Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 143,028
Posted By objectuser
Cool. I wonder if you'll be able to get the...

Cool. I wonder if you'll be able to get the swirl paint job in different colors.
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