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Forum: Face plant 11-11-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 20,772
Posted By DoubleDare
So now the eagles are not just going after man,...

So now the eagles are not just going after man, but also man's best friend?!!

Something must be done about this outrage - before we have none of us, and none of our best friends left.

I want an...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,113
Posted By DoubleDare
Yes. I have the BMW accessory ones. Apparently...

Yes. I have the BMW accessory ones. Apparently not DOT approved, but I think they're extremely effective.

They are much more intense/brighter than the stock turn signals. Also shorter and more...
Forum: Face plant 11-09-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 20,772
Posted By DoubleDare
Thanks Florida. I think you're right that bald...

Thanks Florida. I think you're right that bald eagles are no longer endangered, but they're still a protected species under federal law because of the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act of 1940.
...
Forum: Face plant 11-02-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,753
Posted By DoubleDare
Mrhunt, first of all, thank you for your service....

Mrhunt, first of all, thank you for your service. Awfully ironic to arrive safe and sound from a place as deadly as Iraq, only to get hurt here in the land of seatbelt, helmet and airbag laws!

I...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2011, 11:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,922
Posted By DoubleDare
Noswal, The pilot light (also called the...

Noswal,

The pilot light (also called the parking light or city light) is a good place to get the relay signal you're looking for. Using that as the trigger, your lights will come on when the key...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,629
Posted By DoubleDare
Definitely worth taking the beak and related...

Definitely worth taking the beak and related parts off if you're motivated enough.

I lost several pieces of the windscreen nut/bolt assembly when I had to take the windshield off in a hurry before...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2011, 11:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,663
Posted By DoubleDare
Me too. But after living with the CAN bus's...

Me too. But after living with the CAN bus's random delay before shutdown for a year, I switched the relay trigger to the parking light.

Now GPS gets power when ignition goes on, and power is cut...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,847
Posted By DoubleDare
Agreed. In fact, IIRC, it was standard equipment...

Agreed. In fact, IIRC, it was standard equipment on the 30th anniversary GSA.

I've been really impressed with the large BMW plate and its big, beefy rubber buffer. Had one on my '09 GSA, and got...
Forum: Face plant 10-14-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 20,772
Posted By DoubleDare
I don't doubt it. I had back protection from the...

I don't doubt it. I had back protection from the Protektor2 Jacket, and the box has the BMW padding on it, but still, that much energy directly into your spine would have to hurt you. . .
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,542
Posted By DoubleDare
Me too. I got caught in a snow/freezing rain...

Me too. I got caught in a snow/freezing rain storm for several hours in my R3P suit and the membranes didn't leak.

However, the exterior soaked up the rain like a sponge after an hour or two. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,299
Posted By DoubleDare
It's true, the Micro DE Xenons (the driving...

It's true, the Micro DE Xenons (the driving lights) are pricey, and you have to figure out where to put the two HID ballasts. But they put out a hell of a lot of light, especially given their size....
Forum: Face plant 10-13-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 20,772
Posted By DoubleDare
Thanks DR. I know I was blessed - it could have...

Thanks DR. I know I was blessed - it could have been a whole lot worse.

Sounds like you've had your share of near misses with our furry and feathered friends. Maybe more than your share. ;) ...
Forum: Equipment 10-11-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 196,724
Posted By DoubleDare
That's the thing about the Internet though, isn't...

That's the thing about the Internet though, isn't it? You never know whether you're dealing with a teenager or a trial lawyer. I'm neither, but you get my point - it doesn't seem like a good place...
Forum: Face plant 10-04-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 20,772
Posted By DoubleDare
Hmmm. Secret compartment? Void where...

Hmmm. Secret compartment? Void where prohibited? :evil
Forum: Face plant 10-04-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 20,772
Posted By DoubleDare
Spy shot - BMW Eagle Hunter, Mark II

Captured by our spy photographer in a secret, undisclosed location, this prototype appears to be a pre-production version of BMW's upcoming EH GSA, Mark II, code named 'Eagle Hunter.'

Though...
Forum: Face plant 10-04-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 20,772
Posted By DoubleDare
Mmmm. . . headlight squirrel! Totally the...

Mmmm. . . headlight squirrel! Totally the choicest kind.
Forum: Face plant 10-04-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 20,772
Posted By DoubleDare
Excellent tactical awareness Bross!

Excellent tactical awareness Bross!
Forum: Face plant 09-30-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 20,772
Posted By DoubleDare
Don't worry, I killed the big, bad eagle for you....

Don't worry, I killed the big, bad eagle for you. It's safe now. :D

Glad your trip was a safe one. It's a gorgeous road isn't it?

I'm going back there about 5 minutes after my doctor lets me...
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,918
Posted By DoubleDare
RoundOz, my grasp of physics is undoubtedly more...

RoundOz, my grasp of physics is undoubtedly more primitive than yours, but I've had excellent experience with the Hella Micro DE Xenons.

I put them on my '09 GSA to light up the roadsides in and...
Forum: Face plant 09-27-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 20,772
Posted By DoubleDare
Damn! What is it with these big birds? And...

Damn! What is it with these big birds? And remind me one more time why it isn't ok to shoot them?

Kidding my PETA friends, just kidding.

Did you crash in a part of the world where motorcycles...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,454
Posted By DoubleDare
Has anyone tried running wheels that don't have...

Has anyone tried running wheels that don't have the TPM sensors on a bike that has the BMW TPM system?

Just wondering what would happen - constant annoying error messages? Just a fault icon on...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,171
Posted By DoubleDare
I think the 'right' way to do that is to get the...

I think the 'right' way to do that is to get the power from the battery through a relay, and to have the relay triggered by switched power.

You can get CAN Bus switched power from the accessory...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,454
Posted By DoubleDare
I'll be curious to hear as well. My dealer told...

I'll be curious to hear as well. My dealer told me about 3 weeks ago that BMW wasn't permitting retrofits of the TPMS at this point. . .
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,087
Posted By DoubleDare
I was wearing Sidi Adventure Gore-Tex boots when...

I was wearing Sidi Adventure Gore-Tex boots when I crashed on the highway at 55+mph last month.

I'm still dealing with a nasty ankle sprain (in an immobilizer boot for past 3 weeks), but nothing...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,046
Posted By DoubleDare
True, that. I was just testing an extension LED...

True, that. I was just testing an extension LED with my brake light wire on the 2011. LED came on dimly when key was turned, then went to full power when brakes went on.

Hammick, what about...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 755
Posted By DoubleDare
I had mine triggered from the accessory plug...

I had mine triggered from the accessory plug harness initially, but got really tired of the delay that BobbyK mentions above.

I switched to using the parking light/city light harness (the little...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,594
Posted By DoubleDare
That is one beautiful motorcycle.

That is one beautiful motorcycle.
Forum: Face plant 09-16-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 20,772
Posted By DoubleDare
I wonder what would happen if you had a tail box...

I wonder what would happen if you had a tail box mounted when you hit a big bird at speed.

I'd thought about taking mine on the ill-fated eagle trip, but left it home at the last minute.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,894
Posted By DoubleDare
+1 about the wind protection. I had the same...

+1 about the wind protection. I had the same experience as the OP when test riding a GS - wind protection seemed a little light. But when I finally got on a GSA, the difference was clear...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 196,724
Posted By DoubleDare
Keiji, Thanks for the insight. I guess...

Keiji,

Thanks for the insight. I guess it's true that nobody knows the full details yet on the Badlands armor.

My crash experience with the Rallye 3 was pretty good (if a crash can be...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 196,724
Posted By DoubleDare
Yeah, you're right. You should probably go tell...

Yeah, you're right. You should probably go tell your mom another boy called you a name.

But before you do, you might want to take the name out of your signature line.

Oh, and maybe stop being...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 196,724
Posted By DoubleDare
It seems we have now reached two important...

It seems we have now reached two important conclusions in this discussion:

1) I appreciate cleanliness of design, which includes discretion in the placement of logos and brand names; and

...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 196,724
Posted By DoubleDare
Well, I guess your sig line says it -...

Well, I guess your sig line says it - masturbatory you are. Not sure I can add much to that.

Does anyone have anything intelligent to add on the topic?
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 196,724
Posted By DoubleDare
Hah! Remind me not to compliment your taste in...

Hah! Remind me not to compliment your taste in jackets again. :D

As it turns out, I have a Streetguard 3 suit, and definitely one of its attractions was the lack of overly-obvious branding.
...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 196,724
Posted By DoubleDare
Wow - that looks really good. There's a lot to...

Wow - that looks really good. There's a lot to be said for the clean design, small logos, etc. BMW could learn a thing or two.

Now if Klim could just bulk up the armor a little. . .
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,507
Posted By DoubleDare
Mine seems to be working fine with a drop of dish...

Mine seems to be working fine with a drop of dish soap and lots of water. I let it air dry before re-installing.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 791
Views: 102,697
Posted By DoubleDare
2011 GSA bought about a week ago, just in time...

2011 GSA bought about a week ago, just in time for doctor to order me off motorcycles and off my feet for 3 weeks.

More ankle injuries than I thought from recent crash.

63 miles and going...
Forum: Face plant 09-09-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,666
Posted By DoubleDare
Thanks for posting that NorCal, and well done...

Thanks for posting that NorCal, and well done CHP! It's a relief to see that CA drivers sometimes can be held accountable for the oblivious, no-signal, no-care driving style that seems so common...
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,593
Posted By DoubleDare
I've had exactly the same trouble with our...

I've had exactly the same trouble with our super-sized CA gas pumps and the SW Motech tank bag ring.

But I love the electrified Engage bag too much to remove the mount.

Some have suggested...
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,542
Posted By DoubleDare
I'm having exactly this debate with myself. Need...

I'm having exactly this debate with myself. Need to replace Rallye3 suit that was destroyed in a crash. Klim has a new ADV suit - the Badlands - coming out next month.

The Badlands looks better...
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