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Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 986
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, 09:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 851
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, 09:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,145
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, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 852
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, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,123
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, 12:24 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,498
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, 11:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,108
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, 08:36 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,200
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, 12:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,102
Posted By gofast1320
bag

What he said. Works great on my '14 GSA WC
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 28,973
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, 06:47 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,355
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, 10:13 PM
Replies: 13,038
Views: 650,717
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, 08:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,721
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, 09:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,701
Posted By gofast1320
key

My 14 GSA WC came with 2 metal and 1 plastic
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,273
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, 07:41 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 28,973
Posted By gofast1320
russel

Mine was delivered today. put about 60 miles on it just before dark.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,793
Posted By gofast1320
ditto

What he said. I used a zip tie as a guide. I put it up through the hole and slide the insert down and over while flexing the beak/cowl and it popped right it.
Took time to look at the instructions...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 35,134
Views: 8,769,655
Posted By gofast1320
HMMMmm. Spent two weeks in the POST Motor Officer...

HMMMmm. Spent two weeks in the POST Motor Officer Course a couple of years ago and never even asked about that. We just did as the instructor said.
We guessed and mentioned in conversation that the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-22-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 861
Views: 78,571
Posted By gofast1320
update

I pugged my Nav 5 up and selected update all. The page for terms and conditions for updating popped up and the little dot circle thing in the middle just keeps spinning and never loads.

Any...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5,418
Views: 889,103
Posted By gofast1320
done today

Got my locks for my BMW bags and also got the rubber tank protector and knee grip pads put on.
Really like the grip the pads add on the side of the tank.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,242
Posted By gofast1320
mileage

2014 R1200GS adventure WC bought mid June now has 3,000 miles on it.
Filled up Friday. Miles remaining on computer showed 68 miles.
Took 6.5 gallons to fill it up to the very top. Miles...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5,418
Views: 889,103
Posted By gofast1320
Filled tank and went for a spin

Did the same thing. Got home a couple of hours ago and found my advdesigns headlight guard had arrived.
Tried something different. Read the instructions twice. Looked at what went where. Read...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5,418
Views: 889,103
Posted By gofast1320
Today.

Fell over at the post office and broke the end off of my front brake lever. Where's best place to get a replacement lever. Also any recommendation for hand guards sturdier than stock? Man I wish...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-26-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By gofast1320
laramie

Make sure you drive 287 from Laramie to Ft Collins on your way to Denver. Beautiful sights to see.
Happy Jack trail between Laramie and Cheyenne is also a beautiful drive.
I just spent a week out...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 981
Posted By gofast1320
2014 R1200GSA WC Tank Pads anyone?

Has anyone purchased tank side knee gripper pads for their new 2014 GSA WC?
Really want to get some and have been looking at the .125 thick sharkskin ones.
Anyone have any other ideas or...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 269,579
Posted By gofast1320
bmw communicator, nav 5 gps and android phone

I have a Shuberth with the bmw communicator on it, the Nav 5 gps on my GSA WC and my phone is an android Motorola ultra max.


The communicator pairs with the phone and calls work great BUT the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,821
Posted By gofast1320
Led

My 2014 1200GSA WC has the LED and I'm thinking it is pretty awesome. I had an F800GS with some LED driving lights and just the LED headlight on my 1200 lets me see more at night than the F800.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5,418
Views: 889,103
Posted By gofast1320
What I did today

I got my Black Dog Cycle Works bar risers and footpegs for my new GSA and put them on.
Instructions provided were excellent. Foot pegs took about 10 minutes and the bar risers the same. It was...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,657
Posted By gofast1320
Grass Roots BMW in Cape Girardeau

My dealer, Grass Roots BMW in Cape Girardeau MO, is about 140 miles from me and I couldn't be happier with these folks.
When I called to schedule the 6,000 mile service on my F800Gs they...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By gofast1320
Flashing Brake Light

Has anyone put one of those flashing brake light modules on their 2014 R1200GS adv LC?

I had one on my F800GS and really liked it. Got many comments on how noticeable it was. I bought it and put...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,110
Posted By gofast1320
I'd like to get in on this.

I've got a build date of 8 Aug on my Russell. Guessing I need to send my seat in on 1 Aug and look to get mine back on 22nd or thereabouts.
I'll like to get in line on this if I might.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,110
Posted By gofast1320
sound great

PM sent
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5,418
Views: 889,103
Posted By gofast1320
What I did today

I rode mine about 250 miles. I picked the bike up 2 weeks ago today and it just rolled over 1140 miles when I pulled into the garage this evening. Face still hurts from grinning while riding.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,258
Posted By gofast1320
2014 GSA wc dead battery

Picked up my 2014 R1200 GSA wc a week ago this past Saturday. I called on Tuesday to schedule the 600 mile service for the next Saturday (this past Saturday now).
Since its about 130 miles to my...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-21-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 530
Posted By gofast1320
fixed it

Never mind. I got a deal on the BMW unit. selling the 550.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-18-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 530
Posted By gofast1320
Will a Zumo 660 fit a BMW factory cradle

I just got a 2014 r1200GSa wc and the equipment package included the mounted wired gps cradle/mount.

Does anyone know if a Zumo 660 or 665 will fit in the factory cradle or do I have to buy a BMW...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,432
Posted By gofast1320
fuel pump issues

Wow! McGyver on a GS. Amazing diagnostic work and repair on the fly. Is there a thread on the Hyundai pump substitution?
Great info.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-07-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By gofast1320
update on update issue

Got it all sorted out. There was a hiccup in my garmin express download because of my Norton antivirus.
Garmin customer support got it figured out and I'm good.
All I have to do now is figure out...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-06-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By gofast1320
Error code on update

Purchased a Zumo 550 with all the disks and stuff.
Went online to Garmin and registered it and bought lifetime updates for it
Got email for Garmin saying go to www.mygarmin.com...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-22-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,519
Posted By gofast1320
I found that sweating profusely,...

I found that sweating profusely, hyperventilating, using florid language and crying for my mummy (in that order) worked pretty well for me! :lol3

What he said.
I was so proud of myself when I...
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