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Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 67,447
Posted By Tonopah
My R1200GSW was delivered with Karoo 3's. ...

My R1200GSW was delivered with Karoo 3's. Seriously doubt BMW would do that if they are not recommended for the GS !!
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 299,250
Posted By Tonopah
DR650 and WB Blackbird at campground in Oak Creek...

DR650 and WB Blackbird at campground in Oak Creek Canyon, AZ

http://i588.photobucket.com/albums/ss325/Tonopah01/IMG_0613.jpg (http://s588.photobucket.com/user/Tonopah01/media/IMG_0613.jpg.html)
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 91,663
Views: 17,069,582
Posted By Tonopah
Old guy having fun on old guy version of single...

Old guy having fun on old guy version of single track.

http://i588.photobucket.com/albums/ss325/Tonopah01/PRMS2963.jpg (http://s588.photobucket.com/user/Tonopah01/media/PRMS2963.jpg.html)

Game...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 91,663
Views: 17,069,582
Posted By Tonopah
I like the bold new gray color (!). Matches the...

I like the bold new gray color (!). Matches the color of my hair.
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 91,663
Views: 17,069,582
Posted By Tonopah
My main ride is a BMW R1200GSW but I recently...

My main ride is a BMW R1200GSW but I recently picked up a DR650 too. Ever since I got the DR I notice that my gorgeous GSW sits quietly in the garage on the battery tender. I am surprised how much...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,432
Posted By Tonopah
On factory low suspension GSW's the ESA is...

On factory low suspension GSW's the ESA is programed differently to deal correctly with the lower suspension.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,432
Posted By Tonopah
I have the low suspension GSW. I am 5'8" and 175...

I have the low suspension GSW. I am 5'8" and 175 pounds with a 29" inseam. I ride the GSW low suspension bike with a regular height seat. I can flat foot. With the regular height seat the distance...
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 58,352
Posted By Tonopah
>Anyone with an experience of the...

>Anyone with an experience of the SaferMoto/Hit-Air product willing to post up in the comments please<

done
Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,601
Posted By Tonopah
I have a low suspension (w/ reg height seat)...

I have a low suspension (w/ reg height seat) R1200GSW and love it. But I recently picked up a Suzuki DR650 too and enjoy its relatively lighter weight on dirt roads.
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 4,957
Views: 2,118,663
Posted By Tonopah
I just picked up a DR650 and have ordered Wolfman...

I just picked up a DR650 and have ordered Wolfman side racks for it. I'll use either Wolfman Rocky Mountain side bags or Expedition side bags (I have both in the garage from previous bikes)...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,348
Posted By Tonopah
I have a 29" inseam too. I ride an R1200GSW with...

I have a 29" inseam too. I ride an R1200GSW with the low suspension option but I put the regular seat on it (in place of the low seat) and I can flat foot. The factory low seat was more "low" than...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 299,250
Posted By Tonopah
I used the Miles Uber Bivy the other night and it...

I used the Miles Uber Bivy the other night and it was cold (high 40's) with steady rain. I had a Big Agnes Lost Ranger bag with an Exped 20" Synth Downmat in the bag pocket.

I was warm and dry...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 277,195
Posted By Tonopah
Before the Akra there were no flat spots and the...

Before the Akra there were no flat spots and the bike pulled strongly.
After the Akra -- the same thing except the bike no longer sounds like a sewing machine.

I expected possibly some...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 277,195
Posted By Tonopah
http://i588.photobucket.com/albums/ss325/Tonopah01...

http://i588.photobucket.com/albums/ss325/Tonopah01/IMG_0541.jpg (http://s588.photobucket.com/user/Tonopah01/media/IMG_0541.jpg.html)
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 277,195
Posted By Tonopah
Dyno showed OEM = Max power 110.58 Max Torque...

Dyno showed OEM = Max power 110.58 Max Torque 80.93
Akra can with baffle out = Max power 111.62 Max Torque 81.36
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 277,195
Posted By Tonopah
I put the Akra can on my '13 R12GS and the BMW...

I put the Akra can on my '13 R12GS and the BMW shop was interested so they dyno'd the bike before and after. The results really showed how good the OEM can is. With the Akra I gained a tad more...
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 299,250
Posted By Tonopah
I often motorcycle camp and I live in central...

I often motorcycle camp and I live in central Arizona. No trees suitible for hanging around here but my motorcycle rides take me through the southwest and up into the trees north of here too. I am...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 228,602
Posted By Tonopah
I noticed yesterday that on my Nav V there is a...

I noticed yesterday that on my Nav V there is a warning triangle with the numeral "2" in it. When I touched the triangle it opened up a page with two identical warnings telling me that my bike did...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-02-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,385
Posted By Tonopah
A downside to Ride-On is that it can possibly...

A downside to Ride-On is that it can possibly mess up internal tire pressure monitors in your tires. I think I saw a list somewhere of the bikes with TPMs that are okay with Ride-On and those that...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 228,602
Posted By Tonopah
My TPS reads 4 psi low and I am at 2,000 feet.

My TPS reads 4 psi low and I am at 2,000 feet.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,142
Posted By Tonopah
Is the Altrider pillion rack and rear rack (in...

Is the Altrider pillion rack and rear rack (in low position) compatible with Vario side cases? In other words, can the side cases be removed/installed with the Altrider racks in place?

I ask...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 277,195
Posted By Tonopah
Ihave the Altrider luggage racks on my '09 R12GS...

Ihave the Altrider luggage racks on my '09 R12GS (rear rack in low position) and like the set up. I have Adventure (OEM) side cases on the '09 and the Altrider racks and side cases are compatible.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,290
Posted By Tonopah
I replaced the OEM low seat with the regular OEM...

I replaced the OEM low seat with the regular OEM seat and like it better (mostly because the OEM low seat isn't the greatest for long distance comfort).

So, my '14 R12GS is just like everybody...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,290
Posted By Tonopah
The low suspension bike also comes with the...

The low suspension bike also comes with the factory low seat. The low seat is about 1 inch lower than the standard seat and the low suspension is 1 inch lower than the standard suspension due to...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,290
Posted By Tonopah
The low suspension bike (LC) has factory...

The low suspension bike (LC) has factory shortened center stand, side stand, and different OEM shocks plus the ESA is programed specifically for the low suspension.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,290
Posted By Tonopah
I took delivery on a 2014 R12GSW low suspension...

I took delivery on a 2014 R12GSW low suspension bike yesterday. I am 5'8" with a 29" inseam. I have an '09 R12GS with a Sargent low seat as well.

The '14 R12GSW with the low suspension (and it...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,501
Posted By Tonopah
I put new Karoo 3's on my GSW and then rode from...

I put new Karoo 3's on my GSW and then rode from central AZ to Sturgis and back. 3,200 total. Through parts of AZ, UT, CO, WY, SD and NM. Some off pavement (not near as much as I thought I'd do). ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,501
Posted By Tonopah
I have 4,000 miles on mine so far and it looks...

I have 4,000 miles on mine so far and it looks like I have about another 2,000 to go.
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 299,250
Posted By Tonopah
I tried hammock camping for the first time...

I tried hammock camping for the first time recently with a HH Expedition and like the set up overall. Using the Garda ring method to hang and adjust the hammock. I found the hammock to be...
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 299,250
Posted By Tonopah
Re purchasing directly from the inventor...

Re purchasing directly from the inventor (Chrysalis hammock), Heldson Outdoors will apparently sell the hammock itself but "Our apologies, we are temporarily not taking Chrysalis Campers Sleeve or...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,247
Posted By Tonopah
>The right side was so you can keep a hand on the...

>The right side was so you can keep a hand on the throttle while adjusting the screen.<

I agree. People sometimes say that it should be on the left instead and I don't understand that at all. As...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,385
Posted By Tonopah
Ride-On is added through the valve stem in the...

Ride-On is added through the valve stem in the recommended amount. It will naturally initially pool at the low spot in the tire. Ride the bike for a mile or two and it distributes arounf the inside...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,247
Posted By Tonopah
The overrun popping is normal. Mine has an Akra...

The overrun popping is normal. Mine has an Akra on it and you hear the decel popping a little more. The OEM covers it up better but it is always there.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,661
Posted By Tonopah
Good conversation on this subject. No doubt that...

Good conversation on this subject. No doubt that the spoke wheels are stronger (due to some flex) off pavement. Someone mentioned that the spoke front and the cast front weigh essentially the same...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,385
Posted By Tonopah
>At least it doesn't make a mess like slime and...

>At least it doesn't make a mess like slime and fix-a-flat.<

Good point! Ride-On seems to be water soluble and does not make a mess at all. Washes right out of the dismounted tire.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,704
Posted By Tonopah
RKA liners work very well and are easy to live...

RKA liners work very well and are easy to live with:

http://www.rka-luggage.com/A06%20Liners/R1200GSA/R1200GS_A_Liner.html
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,385
Posted By Tonopah
I noticed that my local BMW dealer in So Cal had...

I noticed that my local BMW dealer in So Cal had a flyer regarding Ride-On recommending it (of couse they made good money off it). I inquired about it and they mentioned that the CHP in their area...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,128
Posted By Tonopah
This happened to me last week. My habit is to...

This happened to me last week. My habit is to use the kill switch to shut off the bike in 1st gear and then shut off the key. Bad habit. I left the key on once and a flat battery was the result. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 277,195
Posted By Tonopah
I do not think the OEM rear luggage rack has to...

I do not think the OEM rear luggage rack has to be removed for the BMW black plastic piece to be installed in place of the rear seat. I am not sure though.

I have been waiting for this freakin'...
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,281
Posted By Tonopah
You could also consider a bivy: ...

You could also consider a bivy:

http://www.milesgear.com/UberBivy.html
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