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Forum: Battle scooters 09-20-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,161
Posted By gregbenner
Any word on when they may be available in the US?...

Any word on when they may be available in the US? Can't seem to find any info?

Where might I find some info on the potential front wheel wobble on earlier models? Have read several reviews,...
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,616
Posted By gregbenner
I have the road version, test rode both. I do...

I have the road version, test rode both. I do gravel and fire roads, but not much worse.

Based on my road test, and well as comments from many magazine reviews (comparos between both models),...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-20-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 703
Posted By gregbenner
Simple Garmin 590LM moto cradle

I would like a simple (no wires, non charging) cradle for my new 590LM for the occasional times I would switch it to my Burgman scooter (from my Tiger). Dont need charging, etc, and dont really want...
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By gregbenner
Worked great. THX Now if I can only figure...

Worked great. THX

Now if I can only figure how to get the Pandora to play thru the new Sena 20S
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-06-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,160
Posted By gregbenner
Thx!

Thx!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-06-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,160
Posted By gregbenner
I didn't get an Owner's Manual with mine?? Is...

I didn't get an Owner's Manual with mine?? Is there one?
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By gregbenner
Wiring a Garmin 590 on Tiger 800?

Just got my new Garmin 590LM, amd trying to figure how/where to run the immense and long wiring loom? Dont want to cut the loom at this point.

Running the loom to the battery might work, although...
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4,345
Views: 564,564
Posted By gregbenner
Do you need side cases, or will it mount direct...

Do you need side cases, or will it mount direct to bike?
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 821
Views: 153,292
Posted By gregbenner
PR, haven't read all the posts, but have you...

PR, haven't read all the posts, but have you tried it with the side vents that come with it? I just installed my stad on my Roadie and am quite impressed. Able to cruise comfortably on the freeway...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4,345
Views: 564,564
Posted By gregbenner
Has anyone tried mounting a rheostat for the...

Has anyone tried mounting a rheostat for the heated gear Aux plug? That way, you could adjust the heat from an easily reached switch. A buddy installed these on my R12GS and my Victory Cross...
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4,345
Views: 564,564
Posted By gregbenner
Not sure I understand? Do you mean does the...

Not sure I understand? Do you mean does the weight of the extension cause the side statnd to "droop" down? I have maybe 1500 miles on my 2014 Roadie since adding the sidestand extension, and have...
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4,345
Views: 564,564
Posted By gregbenner
I have the side stand plate from Altrider. Works...

I have the side stand plate from Altrider. Works fine with my center stand.
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4,345
Views: 564,564
Posted By gregbenner
Having trouble understanding/seeing the left...

Having trouble understanding/seeing the left side? Is that a std. HT rack? What is the red container? does the std rack extend out that far from the bike, or is it modified? Hope my questions...
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 821
Views: 153,292
Posted By gregbenner
What hand guards? Before? The factory ones,...

What hand guards? Before? The factory ones, or.....?
Forum: Vendors 06-21-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1,468
Views: 248,437
Posted By gregbenner
I talked with RM yesterday, I am way down on the...

I talked with RM yesterday, I am way down on the list...got on only a couple weeks ago. Hoping for late July, which is fine, since I have managed 66 years without one:D. The price is a substantial %...
Forum: Beasts 06-15-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,425
Posted By gregbenner
I think my BSA is worse, of course it doesn't run...

I think my BSA is worse, of course it doesn't run since all the oil leaked out:rofl

No issue with the Tiger.
Forum: Vendors 05-14-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 36,383
Posted By gregbenner
Thx P3, appreciate the updates.

Thx P3, appreciate the updates.
Forum: Beasts 05-10-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,716
Posted By gregbenner
I just realized Seat Concepts is in my...

I just realized Seat Concepts is in my neighborhood. Will have to ride over and check it out. For me, it would be worth $20 to have them do it. They sure have a lot of accolades.
Forum: Beasts 05-03-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,716
Posted By gregbenner
Sargent offers a 30 day refund period. I am...

Sargent offers a 30 day refund period. I am curious if the others do?

No one seat fits all. If I can't try it for at least a couple weeks...no sale!
Forum: Vendors 04-14-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 36,383
Posted By gregbenner
Please include me as well! Any chance you could...

Please include me as well! Any chance you could email me?? I will be traveling and dont always check the forum.

Gregkbenner@yahoo.com


Either way I want them.

Thx!

Greg
Forum: Battle scooters 04-13-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 18,916
Posted By gregbenner
Does the Burgy shield work the same as the BMW? ...

Does the Burgy shield work the same as the BMW? Sort of eliptical?

Also, do you know if the scheduled maintenance is on the easy to do, or super complex?
Forum: Battle scooters 04-13-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 18,916
Posted By gregbenner
In Europe. Not even offered in the US, at least...

In Europe. Not even offered in the US, at least per the magazines, Burgman forum and the Suzuki rep at the Long Beach Moto Show.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-13-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,947
Posted By gregbenner
First, wear what you are comfortable with. ...

First, wear what you are comfortable with.

I wear mostly full gear on my motos, but on the scooters I wear a helmet and boots. I use the scooter for running errands, shopping etx. I would take...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-12-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 18,916
Posted By gregbenner
The Suzuki Burgman cost $10,000, and they do not...

The Suzuki Burgman cost $10,000, and they do not even offer heated grips or a heated seat. Many scooter riders use their scooters year round for daily transportation.

BMW also has their wondeful...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-18-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 18,916
Posted By gregbenner
I gather you have not spent too much time in...

I gather you have not spent too much time in Germany. Das Germans dvo vat de vant!. You vill Ajust!. Not dem.

Same reason they used goofy turn signals for a hundred years, have a 32" seat height...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-31-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,824
Posted By gregbenner
I currently have a Burgy 650, had a Burgy 400...

I currently have a Burgy 650, had a Burgy 400 before. The 400 was nice, untill I rode the 650!

I plan to get a 2013 Maxi, have ridden the new BMW C650GT a few times and like it a lot, but will...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-04-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,105
Posted By gregbenner
I currently have a DL1000' as well as a Burgy...

I currently have a DL1000' as well as a Burgy 650. Had a Burgy 400 before the 650.

I loved the 400' untill I rode the 650. The difference in throttle response is beyond belief.

Definitely go...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-04-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,098
Posted By gregbenner
My wife is Asian, 4'11". Ended up getting her a...

My wife is Asian, 4'11". Ended up getting her a Chinese scooter, 125cc, but still had to get the seat cut down (which I thought was surprising, and kinda funny).

The trouble is that the scooter is...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-03-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 18,916
Posted By gregbenner
There was a similar review in Cycle World ( I.e....

There was a similar review in Cycle World ( I.e. same group of journalists, different author). Similar positive conclusion.

Thx for the heads up on MCN review, they are one of my favorites!
Forum: Battle scooters 12-30-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,103
Posted By gregbenner
And you haven't even mentioned replacement...

And you haven't even mentioned replacement cost:rofl:rofl
Forum: Battle scooters 12-30-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,103
Posted By gregbenner
I currently have a Burgy 650 and love it. Plan...

I currently have a Burgy 650 and love it. Plan to order the new Beemer C650GT as soon as the low seat option is available.

I have looked carefully at the new 2013 Burgy, but by the time I add...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-30-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,571
Posted By gregbenner
I live in Los Angeles, and I know it's a...

I live in Los Angeles, and I know it's a city:evil

I have a Burgman 650, and plan to get the new Beemer in a couple months. For me, in LA, a maxi is perfect. Lane splitting is legal, and...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-28-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,226
Posted By gregbenner
A scooter, cruiser, and tourer. Currently I...

A scooter, cruiser, and tourer. Currently I have a Burgman 650, a Dyna, and a Victory Cross Country.

Only I would (will) change is the Burgman, to the new BMW C650GT.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-22-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 18,916
Posted By gregbenner
Nice write up. I WANT ONE :clap

Nice write up. I WANT ONE :clap
Forum: Battle scooters 12-17-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 17,081
Posted By gregbenner
Do you know whether they will modify the heated...

Do you know whether they will modify the heated seat, or just the regular seat? There is a hard plstic piece right in front of the seat, part of the body plastic which seemed to be as high as the...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-17-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 17,081
Posted By gregbenner
+2. Thanks guys:clap

+2. Thanks guys:clap
Forum: Battle scooters 11-15-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 17,081
Posted By gregbenner
I have now taken two test rides, different...

I have now taken two test rides, different dealers, both on the GT. I have an older Burgy and definitely plan a new scooter, mostly for in town use. The GT is really nice! Also probably too tall,...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-13-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 17,081
Posted By gregbenner
Suzuki lists 38 MPG. The speedos and odos are...

Suzuki lists 38 MPG. The speedos and odos are extremely optimistic, which probably helps inflate the numbers.

Most road tests are in the mid to hi 30s or so.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-13-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,114
Posted By gregbenner
What is a C650GS? I am aware of BMWs F650GS,...

What is a C650GS? I am aware of BMWs F650GS, C650 GT, and c650Sport, but not familiar with this one.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-04-2012, 12:11 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 17,081
Posted By gregbenner
I have a 650 Burgy, get maybe 35 mpg. My 400 got...

I have a 650 Burgy, get maybe 35 mpg. My 400 got 55-60.


Going to test ride the Beamer next week.
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