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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 848
Posted By lhendrik
Nice, thanks. I hope I remember to log in...

Nice, thanks. I hope I remember to log in tomorrow.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,749
Posted By lhendrik
On a positive note, when they are loaded out so...

On a positive note, when they are loaded out so wide, it acts as an outrigger and won't tip so far and crush your legs, and actually may bounce back up if knocked down. like this:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,217
Posted By lhendrik
They use smart screws.

They use smart screws.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,217
Posted By lhendrik
If you want to see a German laugh, just show him...

If you want to see a German laugh, just show him a British Norton beautiful and simple motorcycle.... :)
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,749
Posted By lhendrik
Really makes wheelies easy.

Really makes wheelies easy.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,311
Posted By lhendrik
Wow, thanks. I thought I would be excommunicated...

Wow, thanks. I thought I would be excommunicated there for a moment for posting wrong info.. So, what have we learned here?

1. fancy shocks cost a lot.
2. when fancy ESA shocks fail, we will...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,311
Posted By lhendrik
From MaxBMW parts system, R1200GSW ADV 14+...

From MaxBMW parts system,

R1200GSW ADV 14+ (K51)

<label style="font-size: 10px; font-weight: bold;">Production: 09/12-03/14 USA</label> ...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,742
Posted By lhendrik
Because Jim has 3 position adjustable legs.

Because Jim has 3 position adjustable legs.
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2,708
Views: 214,572
Posted By lhendrik
No problems using the referenced HD on a laptop...

No problems using the referenced HD on a laptop or desktop.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 730
Posted By lhendrik
Ebay for used?...

Ebay for used? http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2050601.m570.l1313.TR0.TRC0.H0.Xbmw+1150+gs+transmission&_nkw=bmw+1150+gs+transmission&_sacat=0
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,311
Posted By lhendrik
I once asked Ted Porter of the BeemerShop if I...

I once asked Ted Porter of the BeemerShop if I could swap in GS for GSA shocks on my 09 GSA. He said yes. You could email him for specifics for your bike. He is VERY knowledgeable.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,311
Posted By lhendrik
Non-ESA from GS will fit ESA GSA in the rear for...

Non-ESA from GS will fit ESA GSA in the rear for sure. The GS shock may be a little shorter than the GSA, so bike will sit a little lower.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By lhendrik
I pulled a broken, leasking ESA rear shock off my...

I pulled a broken, leasking ESA rear shock off my 2009 GSA, unplugging the two wires. I replaced with a Non-ESA BMW rear shock. I did not get any warning lights as I rode for 4,000 miles last Spring....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,311
Posted By lhendrik
My stock ESA rear shock on my 09 GSA leaked out...

My stock ESA rear shock on my 09 GSA leaked out at 38,000 miles while I was crossing Turkey, while riding from Heidelberg to Republic of Georgia. Heavily loaded bike, highway miles. Swapped in a BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,800
Posted By lhendrik
I emailed Chris at Frost.co and he responded:...

I emailed Chris at Frost.co and he responded: Please try www.eastwood.com (http://www.eastwood.com) for your USA based needs.

I have not checked them out yet. I did watch a youtube video of the...
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 985
Posted By lhendrik
My experience is on an 09 GSA with hand guards...

My experience is on an 09 GSA with hand guards (which do little for wind)

Most of the gloves mentioned above and advertised as 3 season will work down to the mid to low 40F's.

Below 40F at...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,214
Posted By lhendrik
I'm way to old and weak to haul the fully loaded...

I'm way to old and weak to haul the fully loaded beast up on its center stand just to fill the tank. If you are that worried about the minimal lost range, carry a small gas container, fill it when...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,405
Posted By lhendrik
One cold morning I moved my 09 GSA into the...

One cold morning I moved my 09 GSA into the strong sunlight to warm it enough to start when it wouldn't fire....worked pretty well that day.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-19-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,940
Posted By lhendrik
Careful, last time I suggested this I was banned...

Careful, last time I suggested this I was banned for a week. Of course I was an idiot and posted a link :(

BTW: I have Navigon on Android and I like it. Even paid for it on my iPhone too.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,274
Posted By lhendrik
Curious? Why do you feel the need to warm it?...

Curious? Why do you feel the need to warm it? Will it not run well when cold? Does it stall or do something else if you ride off with it cold?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,503
Posted By lhendrik
Very interesting comments, here is my take, no...

Very interesting comments, here is my take, no offense meant :)

I don't want a bike in the Model T tradition. If i did I would buy a (fill in your choice). I didn't buy it to get an easy to...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 668
Posted By lhendrik
I'm sorry, I'm not familiar with the 2015 bike, I...

I'm sorry, I'm not familiar with the 2015 bike, I have an 09GSA. What 7.5 amp fuse are you referring to under the seat? On my bike a relay trigger wire goes to a switched 12volt source, this...
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By lhendrik
Big Yay for MaxBMW

http://i789.photobucket.com/albums/yy174/lhendrick/Adventure%20Motorcycle/20141110_231229_zpslimz7imx.jpg...
Forum: EMEA 11-07-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By lhendrik
Except for Putin I think you will find the...

Except for Putin I think you will find the Russian people friendly and welcoming and very generous.
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,163
Posted By lhendrik
I see it's time for the annual, "Let's Lynch...

I see it's time for the annual, "Let's Lynch Rick" thread!

Rick has made me three seats for my bikes over 10-15 years. I have never had a problem with him. The seats worked as advertised.

I...
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By lhendrik
Note: The design of the 550 mount, with the pins...

Note: The design of the 550 mount, with the pins on the bottom where they collect pooled rain water is problematic.

In my case, the Zumo 550 circuittry was damaged when water (all day pouring...
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By lhendrik
Garmin almost always just send you a new or...

Garmin almost always just send you a new or refurb mount unit to replace when you call them and talk to a service tech. They almost never send you components. Over the years I had my Zumo 550 they...
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,107
Posted By lhendrik
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 605
Posted By lhendrik
When my ABS crapped out with the error code...

When my ABS crapped out with the error code reported by the OP I did use Google to track down the issue to some posts that indicated the circuit board might be the culprit.

My dealer was able to...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 605
Posted By lhendrik
Hey JetMan: are you sure about that? I called...

Hey JetMan: are you sure about that? I called Module Masters a while back with the same error code that my GS911 called out and they said it was probably the circuit board, not the motor brushes. It...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,049
Posted By lhendrik
http://i789.photobucket.com/albums/yy174/lhendrick...

http://i789.photobucket.com/albums/yy174/lhendrick/naked_zps80c16a92.jpg (http://s789.photobucket.com/user/lhendrick/media/naked_zps80c16a92.jpg.html)
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By lhendrik
I'm sure it will be posted at your local...

I'm sure it will be posted at your local Starbucks.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 605
Posted By lhendrik
Motor brush fix on ABS pump is a good fix, but...

Motor brush fix on ABS pump is a good fix, but the "Power Supply to pump motor faulty" code is often caused by a faulty ABS circuit board. That can be replaced/repaired by guys like Module Masters....
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,336
Posted By lhendrik
+1 for Biker-land.de Great service and...

+1 for Biker-land.de

Great service and prices. Fast Shipping.

Ordering from Europe the important thing is to get the sizing right, as returns can be expensive......you have been warned.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,395
Posted By lhendrik
Data point: Cost for new LED headlight...

Data point:

Cost for new LED headlight unit: $1335

Another post on this subject: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1018982
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 636
Posted By lhendrik
I don't think you need to apologize, as this is...

I don't think you need to apologize, as this is the kind of stuff I, and I bet, many of us do all the time.

A bit off topic, I only found out when a mechanic was doing a pre-sale inspection of my...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,580
Posted By lhendrik
Regarding a mount for a radar detector, I have...

Regarding a mount for a radar detector, I have not found it necessary to elevate my unit much above the handlebars with a low mount. It picks up most radar fine (it is a Valentine 1). Laser...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By lhendrik
Easier to get an SMH 10.

Easier to get an SMH 10.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,317
Posted By lhendrik
A big strong one. I use Aeroflow on K12GT. ...

A big strong one.

I use Aeroflow on K12GT.

What bike?
Forum: Equipment 10-18-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,475
Posted By lhendrik
28 lbs? My 7D weighs 2 lbs, each lens is under 2...

28 lbs? My 7D weighs 2 lbs, each lens is under 2 lbs. My total 3 lens kit weight is under 10 lbs and fits in padded large tank bag.. You have an 18 lb bag or a uranium battery charger?

I did carry...
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