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Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2,368
Views: 291,315
Posted By Pete Carter
Nav V, Sena 20S and iPhone 6+

After reading this thread until I was bored, I bought a Nav V and sold my Garmin 550.
I like everything about my Nav V except:
1. Can't see it in sun. It needs brighter display.
2. It has no...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2,368
Views: 291,315
Posted By Pete Carter
re Spotify. 1. do they have NPR? 2. do you...

re Spotify.
1. do they have NPR?
2. do you have to be in cell phone range?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2,368
Views: 291,315
Posted By Pete Carter
XM radio receivers for Motorcycle

also, what XM radio receiver is best. I want:
1. small
2. waterproof
3. bluetooth
4. hardwired
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2,368
Views: 291,315
Posted By Pete Carter
Thanks, that is helpful. Also in a related...

Thanks, that is helpful.
Also in a related vein,
I like to use my custom fit earplugs with good speakers, what is the best blue tooth interface with them? i.e.. so I can plug my earplug connecter...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2,368
Views: 291,315
Posted By Pete Carter
Navigator V compatible Satellite Radio

I have a 2014 GS and am replacing my old Zumo 550 with a Navigator V to integrate with the standard equipment joy wheel on the handle bar.

My problem is that my old 550 had a satellite radio and...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 379
Posted By Pete Carter
R1200 GSW Rallye Seat

Anybody got one? Impressions? can you use a tour tech tail bag or a BMW small tail bag? I am trying to reduce the leg "swing over height" by using this option and deleting the grab bar and pillion...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 351
Posted By Pete Carter
Water Boxer GS Rallye Seat accessory

I like the look of this seat and especially with the back pillion grab bar removed. Has anyone tried it? How is the comfort? Can you still put a Tourtech tail bag or a BMW small tail bag on with it?
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 308
Posted By Pete Carter
Question source for Anakee 3's for the 2012 GS LC

Anybody know where I can get a set of Anake 3's for my new 2013 R1200 GS LC. Old GS tires are not suitable because of the LC's new size.

The size I need is:
Front = 120/70 R19 and Rear = 170/60...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,157,704
Posted By Pete Carter
Having just bought a new one I can answer: 1....

Having just bought a new one I can answer:
1. yes alloys are tubeless
2. yes turn signals are self canceling
3. unfortunately, the top of the line Garmin 665LM with satellite radio does NOT work...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,157,704
Posted By Pete Carter
600 miles of trouble-free riding

FYI all the doubters. Here is one on the thumbs up side.
I picked up my new Viagra blue GS Friday. Then, it rained all weekend. Yesterday and today rode total of 600 road miles and am ready for...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,157,704
Posted By Pete Carter
Are there any new reports of tank slappers?

I haven't heard of a single case of somebody reporting "tank slapper" or front end instability since the few reports from the South Africa tragedy. Has anyone heard of a new owner who reports the...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2005, 10:59 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,233
Posted By Pete Carter
Tourance shimmy fix.

My fix is simple and worked perfectly for me. One word: Anakee.
Michelin got it right, Metzler made some bad tires.
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2003, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 782
Posted By Pete Carter
Mac and GPS

[FONT=arial]I am considering buying a GPS for use on my GS. I think the one I want is the Garmin Street Pilot III Delux. I use only macintosh OS 10.2 .6.

Can I work the Garmin software with my...
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2002, 06:46 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,233
Posted By Pete Carter
As a follow-up, I bought the tire over the...

As a follow-up, I bought the tire over the internet from discount Motorcycle tires in Denver 2 months ago. I had been out of town and unable to ride and didn't figure out the defective tire until 1...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2002, 02:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,233
Posted By Pete Carter
Pissed As a follow up of the original posting: Just...

As a follow up of the original posting:
Just changed the Tourances back to my Original Equipment Michelins and the front wheel shimmy is completely gone. I think that the advice was correct, the...
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2002, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 892
Posted By Pete Carter
tires for the 1150GS

What are the tire alternatives to the Tourance for my 1150GS?
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2002, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 927
Posted By Pete Carter
aeroflow, PIAA's and Hepco Becker bars

I have hepco-becker crash bars and was considering an Aeroflow windshield. The Aeroflow guys say that the windshield won't work with the HB bars around the light. I was thinking of removing this...
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2002, 08:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,233
Posted By Pete Carter
I did check pressures and they were just what the...

I did check pressures and they were just what the manual rec at 32 front and 36 rear. So I increased to 38 front and 42 rear and it helped a little but is still irritating. I may try and put the...
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2002, 03:39 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,233
Posted By Pete Carter
Tourance and front wheel shimmy

I experience front wheel shimmy when decelerating. This occures at about 50 mph and is irritating. Noted it on another 1150 GS with Tourances like mine. Is this a characteristic of the tire? The...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2002, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,078
Posted By Pete Carter
Eek Here are some photos of my modified dual rail...

Here are some photos of my modified dual rail Kendon. It seems to work fine. I can email more if you want them. Pete email me at pete@carter.net
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2002, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,078
Posted By Pete Carter
Kendon trailer

Tom,
I have a Kendon standup two bike trailer and have the same problem as you. My wife is a new rider and won't ride in city traffic. So I have to trailer her 650 GS along with my 1150GS out of...
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