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Forum: Face plant 12-17-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,876
Posted By eap
Skene Design P3 lights and Photon Blasters are...

Skene Design P3 lights and Photon Blasters are another great option http://www.lights.skenedesign.com/R1200GS.shtml. Getting rear ended at a stop is one of my biggest fears....
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-28-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,871
Posted By eap
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-15-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 372,528
Posted By eap
Nice little twisty road in Montgonery Co, Md -...

Nice little twisty road in Montgonery Co, Md - Peach Tree Rd...
http://eap.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/R12GSW/i-J295wZG/0/L/image-L.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,592
Posted By eap
Is this bad? What is the life span I should...

Is this bad? What is the life span I should expect - Front? Rear?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 18,488
Posted By eap
For me, there is no indication that water...

For me, there is no indication that water contributed to the failure of my cruise control ( left switch ger). I have been through serious rain and even washed the bike a half dozen times since Jan...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 18,488
Posted By eap
Kudos to your dealer for the preemptive strike on...

Kudos to your dealer for the preemptive strike on replacing the right switchgear too.

The first time I took my bike in for the cruise control problem, they told me that they would order the part...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,582
Posted By eap
$150 for the chrome seems cheap in the overall ~...

$150 for the chrome seems cheap in the overall ~ $24K out the door price Premium Plus + NAV V + bags and what not...

I never thought chrome and GS went together anyway and I think discolored...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 606
Views: 211,322
Posted By eap
VK4DU or others... You know, I've thought about...

VK4DU or others... You know, I've thought about mounting my Vario topbx this way, but my current practice is using the grab rail to get my bike on the center stand. Any hints here or is it a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,494
Posted By eap
As far as dealers go, I have low expectations and...

As far as dealers go, I have low expectations and keep it their... That said, I am lucky to be within 30 miles by back roads to both Battley's and Bob's. Battley's has just built a new showroom...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,887
Posted By eap
In addition to the techniques described (mine is...

In addition to the techniques described (mine is slight preload with the foot and quick shallow activation of the clutch lever), you might want to check you clutch lever adjustment. For my fingers,...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 18,488
Posted By eap
Take it for warranty replacement, soon. Next you...

Take it for warranty replacement, soon. Next you will try 'resume' and it will deactivate... And generally get worse...mine started acting up at around 5k and I just had it replaced at 8K. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,146
Posted By eap
Soooo Jim, does the baby have a due date? I...

Soooo Jim, does the baby have a due date? I don't think you'll regret getting the GPS. As for the LED, you can always come out and look at mine...:wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,592
Posted By eap
:huh. WTF, The dealer tech put Dino oil in? Plz...

:huh. WTF, The dealer tech put Dino oil in? Plz let us know so we can avoid that dealer! Rockville? Jessup? Fredericksburg? What was the excuse? There is no excuse. I don't get pissed off easy,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-16-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,429
Posted By eap
Yep that was the best part, but I didn't know the...

Yep that was the best part, but I didn't know the name of the Mountain. Went all the way over to Rt 42, then zoom zoom west to Rt 16 for lunch in Marion, Va.

Little Creek Rd is worth checking...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-16-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,429
Posted By eap
. + 1. Music was first rate too, especially...

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+ 1. Music was first rate too, especially Friday night... Riding was great - found an awesome lonely mountain road called Robinson Tract Road (738) which you can find running North out of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-07-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,429
Posted By eap
No side cars or trikes And I'm usually the...

No side cars or trikes And I'm usually the fastest :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,763
Posted By eap
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,592
Posted By eap
My problem is when I crack the throttle the...

My problem is when I crack the throttle the things shoots out like a bat out of hell and if I am not postured forward I am forced backward in the saddle with an irresistible smile on my face....YMMV....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 139,495
Posted By eap
:clap:clap

:clap:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 441,179
Posted By eap
Agree, But kinda a PIA to install....

Agree, But kinda a PIA to install....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2,368
Views: 291,315
Posted By eap
Try using a stylus when possible. I use the...

Try using a stylus when possible. I use the screwdriver with the plastic cover that comes with the NAV V(usually when off the bike). Otherwise I have the issues mentioned by OP.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-31-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 424,493
Posted By eap
I love thumb squeegees like this: ...

I love thumb squeegees like this:

http://i182.photobucket.com/albums/x34/dwodtli/Arctic%20Circle%202008/IMG_4871.jpg
Available from Aerostitch. I have several gloves that also have integrated...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-27-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 877
Views: 85,321
Posted By eap
I don't have a clue, but came across this garmin...

I don't have a clue, but came across this garmin discussion that might help....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-14-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 85,321
Posted By eap
. Curious: if 'not routing' then what...

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Curious: if 'not routing' then what difference does the 'mode' make? Don't you route in Moto mode too! I prefer Moto mode for routing in rural areas and on long trips, when I haven't...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,105
Posted By eap
+1 on the 2 Up Catoma - Definitely worth...

+1 on the 2 Up Catoma - Definitely worth checking these out. I also have a large tent fly and a pole and put the tent and bike under with tons of room. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2,368
Views: 291,315
Posted By eap
Try posting over here...

Try posting over here http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=921189&page=54. They tend to stay on topic a little better:wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,518
Posted By eap
Pretty much, this. When I remember, I lightly...

Pretty much, this. When I remember, I lightly preload the shifter and only slightly but swiftly engage the clutch.

Sounds like a great ride!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-06-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 877
Views: 85,321
Posted By eap
How is the trip computer accessed now ( when in...

How is the trip computer accessed now ( when in the mount) or is it gone? While not mounted it is still accessible with one touch from the map screen...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 2,368
Views: 291,315
Posted By eap
I like those features, but I am confused. After...

I like those features, but I am confused. After updating to 2.80, this page did not change on my unit, (ignition ON, engine OFF).
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By eap
:(: that sucks. I have not had that problem. If...

:(: that sucks. I have not had that problem. If the big red tab doesn't go down, I push the small red tab and they both go down and lock. If that doesn't work, then I have to reposition the bags...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By eap
Right, that's what meant I did :shog. Will try...

Right, that's what meant I did :shog. Will try to do a quick write up, it may take me awhile.

I will have both controllers under the rear seat powered through a fuse block (Denali PowerHub 2, in...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By eap
I use Skene Photon Blasters on the rear and will...

I use Skene Photon Blasters on the rear and will install the P3 on the front this weekend.
http://www.lights.skenedesign.com/PB_Features.shtml

Installation...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2,368
Views: 291,315
Posted By eap
Try here...

Try here http://gl1800riders.com/forums/showthread.php?419522-Basecamp-Mapping-Software-Lessons

And of course DRTBYK's stuff http://globeriders.com/article_pages/article_main.shtml
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 690
Posted By eap
my guess is 4-6 wks max. I ordered mine...

my guess is 4-6 wks max.
I ordered mine (regular GS) on Nov 30, and it arrived on the East Coast Just before Christmas. I picked it up at the MD dealer on Dec 6. I had to contend with 2 big...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 441,179
Posted By eap
My engine temps appear normal (what LordSmoke...

My engine temps appear normal (what LordSmoke said) using the R&G radiator guards.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2,368
Views: 291,315
Posted By eap
My experience is like BruceWA's. Bluetooth is...

My experience is like BruceWA's. Bluetooth is only one feature, granted it gets you turn by turn , music and a bunch of cell phone apps ( at additional cost I assume). But that is NOT 'most' of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,564
Posted By eap
Concur - the manual provides detailed (pretty...

Concur - the manual provides detailed (pretty standard) jump starting instructions. I had to do it after leaving my lights on ALL night :shog had great results, no problem (used a running KTM :shog x...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,549
Posted By eap
I like the bag a lot and I brush against it...

I like the bag a lot and I brush against it slightly when standing up, but it's not a problem - I am 6'1ish.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-14-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,636
Posted By eap
You can make some decent money as a Moto referee...

You can make some decent money as a Moto referee for bicycle races - check with USA Cycling. They have a free training program that includes various levels of referee types and they always seem to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-14-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,311
Posted By eap
Plus 1 on the lighter helmet and a check up with...

Plus 1 on the lighter helmet and a check up with a chiropractor who can measure your neck rotation and show you additional excercises

I constantly do neck excercises both on and off the bike, here...
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