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Forum: Equipment 05-02-2015, 03:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 15,424
Posted By 3Putt
I got about the same deal a couple of weeks ago. ...

I got about the same deal a couple of weeks ago. The dealer had black (only) jackets and pants for 35% off. She said black is getting replaced with another color.
Forum: Road Warriors 01-27-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2,623
Views: 434,255
Posted By 3Putt
My service guy says it's a campaign. I believe...

My service guy says it's a campaign. I believe that means the dealer is suppose to replace the switches the next time they see the bike. They won't call or send a letter, just the next time you go...
Forum: Road Warriors 01-26-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2,623
Views: 434,255
Posted By 3Putt
Good deal and well worth it.

Good deal and well worth it.
Forum: Road Warriors 01-25-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2,623
Views: 434,255
Posted By 3Putt
I think BMW wants around $400 for the software to...

I think BMW wants around $400 for the software to retrofit ASC, then you have to pay the dealer to install it, and then tack on the cost of the switch. I just looked at doing this to a used RT I was...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-01-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 28,464
Views: 5,793,531
Posted By 3Putt
Yes

Yes
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-24-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 28,464
Views: 5,793,531
Posted By 3Putt
I went from a '13 to a '14 but mainly to gain...

I went from a '13 to a '14 but mainly to gain cruise control. I never felt the clutch basket shudder on my 2013 that people talk about.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 11-22-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1,261
Views: 202,948
Posted By 3Putt
Thanks for all the detailed info! BTW, my...

Thanks for all the detailed info!

BTW, my wife is from Murrysville. I love that part of the world.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 11-22-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 1,261
Views: 202,948
Posted By 3Putt
Just how well does the iPhone music integration...

Just how well does the iPhone music integration work? I would love to drop XM and start streaming Pandora and iTunes Radio like I do in the car but half of the time I have to mess with it to get it...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-21-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 28,464
Views: 5,793,531
Posted By 3Putt
Adjustable shifter from Wunderlich,...

Adjustable shifter from Wunderlich, http://www.wunderlichamerica.com/motorcycle/XT1200Z/8500169.html
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-20-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 71,526
Posted By 3Putt
I believe it's a reciprocal kind of thing between...

I believe it's a reciprocal kind of thing between states. I live in Illinois but have purchased many bikes and cars in Missouri and Wisconsin.

When I buy in Missouri I'm not allowed to pay tax,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-20-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 28,464
Views: 5,793,531
Posted By 3Putt
I like it.

I like it.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-11-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 28,464
Views: 5,793,531
Posted By 3Putt
Yes

Yes
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 962
Posted By 3Putt
Thanks for the link.

Thanks for the link.
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,634
Posted By 3Putt
So they know you're a person on a motorcycle and...

So they know you're a person on a motorcycle and not a car way down the road?

Because your lights are lower and obscured by cars while your head bobs along above traffic?

That said we all know...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-17-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9,651
Views: 2,318,531
Posted By 3Putt
http://3putt.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Yamaha-Super-...

http://3putt.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Yamaha-Super-Tenere-/i-h7374fx/1/L/IMG_2350-L.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-15-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 71,526
Posted By 3Putt
ES is a 2014 with electronic suspension. 2014 is...

ES is a 2014 with electronic suspension. 2014 is a redesign with lots of upgrades including cruise control, I think they are going for around $13,500 OTD now.
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,209
Posted By 3Putt
That's why you never unlock the front lock.

That's why you never unlock the front lock.
Forum: Photos 08-08-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 7,693
Views: 2,672,126
Posted By 3Putt
We saw this riding through Yosemite a few years...

We saw this riding through Yosemite a few years ago. Don't miss the license plate.

http://3putt.smugmug.com/Vacations/Unrally-2010/i-SBwKwNv/1/M/1-M.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-04-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 28,464
Views: 5,793,531
Posted By 3Putt
You could be right. I adjusted the rear bake all...

You could be right. I adjusted the rear bake all the way down on my 2014 and the cruise control would not engage unless I lifted the brake with my toe. Adjusting it back up a couple of mm fixed it.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 08-02-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 823
Posted By 3Putt
Thanks, now I'll know to buy the AK and Canada...

Thanks, now I'll know to buy the AK and Canada maps next year. My zumo turned into a $800 mp3 player.
Forum: Canada 08-01-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,951
Posted By 3Putt
We also took the ferry from Whittier to Valdez...

We also took the ferry from Whittier to Valdez instead of going up to Fairbanks. Very glad we did!

http://3putt.smugmug.com/Vacations/Alaska/i-MHjgvcH/0/L/image-L.jpg
...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 08-01-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 823
Posted By 3Putt
North America NT on my Zumo didn't work in Alaska and Canada?

When we went to Alaska my Zumo 665 would only show me the base map once we left the lower 48. It was like flipping a switch. I only got major roads and they were no where close to being accurate....
Forum: Canada 07-31-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,951
Posted By 3Putt
We're home from our trip. Had a great adventure!...

We're home from our trip. Had a great adventure!

http://3putt.smugmug.com/Vacations/Alaska/i-WjP6XM8/0/L/image-L.jpg
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,346
Posted By 3Putt
Here's what I did when the Zumo became a $800 mp3...

Here's what I did when the Zumo became a $800 mp3 player in the middle of a trip. It worked great and had a much brighter screen.

http://3putt.smugmug.com/Vacations/Alaska/i-bMQrHtH/0/O/zumo.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-18-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9,651
Views: 2,318,531
Posted By 3Putt
The top case is a Hepco Becker Gobi.

The top case is a Hepco Becker Gobi.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-16-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9,651
Views: 2,318,531
Posted By 3Putt
Here's my wife with the Tenere on the road to...

Here's my wife with the Tenere on the road to Seward, AK.

http://3putt.smugmug.com/Vacations/Alaska/i-PKx4gdC/0/L/image-L.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-27-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 9,651
Views: 2,318,531
Posted By 3Putt
I had a 800XC and pretty much loved it except for...

I had a 800XC and pretty much loved it except for the very bad mpg combined with a smallish gas tank.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-25-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,233
Posted By 3Putt
I've tried both ways and I like on the bars...

I've tried both ways and I like on the bars better. I mess XM radio a bunch and it's a lot easier with the GPS mounted on the bars. I use the tank bag to steady my hand.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-25-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9,651
Views: 2,318,531
Posted By 3Putt
I transferred the plate, I hope that wasn't bad...

I transferred the plate, I hope that wasn't bad juju.

http://3putt.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Yamaha-Super-Tenere-/i-Sqggf3P/0/M/IMG_2216-M.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-25-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9,651
Views: 2,318,531
Posted By 3Putt
Honz has taken lots of my money over the years. ...

Honz has taken lots of my money over the years.

Right now I live halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee. The Milwaukee dealer would pick up and deliver for free if I didn't have time to run it up...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-24-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9,651
Views: 2,318,531
Posted By 3Putt
That's my trade in the background. I've been a...

That's my trade in the background. I've been a BMW guy for a long time but my dealer is 100 miles away and I've run out of worry beads. I can get this serviced down the street.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-24-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9,651
Views: 2,318,531
Posted By 3Putt
I'm done drinking the Kool Aid. ...

I'm done drinking the Kool Aid.


http://3putt.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Yamaha-Super-Tenere/i-wsDD9vC/0/M/10440196_10152470747454383_1276186396610851738_n-M.jpg
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,743
Posted By 3Putt
I stiffened the peak with a coat hanger and black...

I stiffened the peak with a coat hanger and black tape. Problem solved.

Now if I could just stop it from pinching the back of my ears.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,631
Posted By 3Putt
I was able to trade it in today at a Yamaha...

I was able to trade it in today at a Yamaha dealer that likes BMW. I got $15,500 but that's probably high since he didn't discount his bike that much.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,631
Posted By 3Putt
I'm having a similar issue at off brand dealers,...

I'm having a similar issue at off brand dealers, they don't know what to offer.

I've got a 2013 all loaded up that I'm trying to trade in or sell out right. I'll put it up for sale in the Flee...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-02-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 9,651
Views: 2,318,531
Posted By 3Putt
I'm doing a fly and ride in July with my wife,...

I'm doing a fly and ride in July with my wife, Anchorage to Chicago, so I haven't seen it in person yet. The seller Nick has been busy farkling it up for up us!
...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-15-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1,261
Views: 202,948
Posted By 3Putt
Thanks, sounds pretty interesting. Would love to...

Thanks, sounds pretty interesting. Would love to know if an XM version will be along anytime soon though.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-15-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1,261
Views: 202,948
Posted By 3Putt
Is the iPhone integration any good? I'm looking...

Is the iPhone integration any good? I'm looking to drop XM for iTunes Radio or something similar.
Forum: Canada 05-12-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,951
Posted By 3Putt
Updated route, taking the Cassier

Google Maps link to new route. (http://goo.gl/maps/W3xjN)

I know we're skipping Glacier National but we did it a couple of years ago in the car.
...
Forum: Canada 05-09-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,951
Posted By 3Putt
A deal has been stuck. We're headed north!...

A deal has been stuck. We're headed north! :clap:clap:clap
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