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Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,264
Posted By deacon51
Sorry, its been a while since I updated this. ...

Sorry, its been a while since I updated this. Last Saturday my son announced that he has decided NOT to attend MMI. He wants to get a job and save up a little money so he can buy a new KTM and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-07-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 908
Views: 197,211
Posted By deacon51
Me, my father and my son. ...

Me, my father and my son.
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-FcwrMLh7T60/U92kUfWxRvI/AAAAAAAAINc/cqoKIu-OcBk/w922-h1230-no/3Bishops.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By deacon51
It's a 2014 with only 10,000 miles on it. I'm...

It's a 2014 with only 10,000 miles on it.
I'm the only ones that's ridden the bike and I have no idea what could have happened. I've got a few supper deep potholes on my way to work, but I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 127,113
Posted By deacon51
We'll see how the time line is looking. Right...

We'll see how the time line is looking.
Right now I think we are just going to take the coast south, unless a local gives me some other advice. As a east coast motorcyclist, California is a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 127,113
Posted By deacon51
We are going to ride out to the Golden Gate...

We are going to ride out to the Golden Gate Bridge, then drop south along the coast to LA before cutting back to Phoenix.

I'm have a ride report going for the trip, the link is in my sig line.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By deacon51
Busted Front Finder

I don't have a clue what happened.
This happened on the road, no tip over no impact.
When I took it off it had a small mark on the bottom of the leading edge. I guess I picked up a rock...
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 127,113
Posted By deacon51
I have had my 2014 for 10 months now. It seems...

I have had my 2014 for 10 months now. It seems like just yesterday I was waiting on pins and needles tracking that stupid ship across the Atlantic, fussing over customs, shipping...

I got my...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,264
Posted By deacon51
Wow, subscribers. Thanks for following us along....

Wow, subscribers. Thanks for following us along. I hope we don't disappoint!

I have been working on mapping out our route using Garmin's BaseCamp software. The tool is pretty good at picking a...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2,178
Views: 1,114,585
Posted By deacon51
What bike covers are you using, I need one for a...

What bike covers are you using, I need one for a cross country trip.
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,264
Posted By deacon51
One thing I think I should have added is that my...

One thing I think I should have added is that my parents, while being incredibly discouraging of our trip have decided to tag along. They are lifelong motorcyclist, having crossed the country many...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 367,650
Posted By deacon51
I need a cheep dust cover that packs small for a...

I need a cheep dust cover that packs small for a cross country trip.
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,264
Posted By deacon51
Father and Son ride Across Amercia

My son is turning into a young man and has decided to attend the Motorcycle Mechanic Institute in Phoenix, AZ. We will be riding out, I on my 2014 R1200GS and he on his 2007 Ninja 650r. We will be...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,038
Posted By deacon51
8500 on my stock Trail Attacks when I replaced...

8500 on my stock Trail Attacks when I replaced them with a new set....
They are worthless on anything soft, but on maintained or hard packed dirt or gravel they have been great.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2,100
Views: 210,316
Posted By deacon51
Here's what I want. Voice dialing of my phone ...

Here's what I want.
Voice dialing of my phone
Phone Media (Music, podcast, Audio Books)
Voice Prompt for navigation.
Know who is calling before I answer.
Traffic and weather on the GPS using...
Forum: Americas 06-28-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 350
Posted By deacon51
Father and Son X-Country routing Ideas

My 17 year old will be attending the Motorcycle Mechanic Institute in Phoenix, AZ this fall. He needs to be there on September 4th. We are planing to ride there. He has a 2006 Ninja 650r and I on a...
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By deacon51
Held Steve Classic

I don't know, I'm a little disappointed. It's only been four years and to tell the truth, not that many miles since this is only one of three pair I ware. I have other gloves for cold or wet and I...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,027
Posted By deacon51
I have the same powerport to USB cable and yes......

I have the same powerport to USB cable and yes... if I forget to unplug it in two days the battery on my 2014 R1200GS will be dead. The owners manual says all kids of stuff about it being a "Smart"...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2,490
Views: 313,349
Posted By deacon51
My inconsistent clutch engagement / poor shifting...

My inconsistent clutch engagement / poor shifting at high RPM issues seem to have been resolved at the 6k mile service. The tech noted "No issues found with clutch or shifting." on my paper work....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,905
Posted By deacon51
I have 6500 miles on my '14 R1200GSw and it's...

I have 6500 miles on my '14 R1200GSw and it's been a hell of a winter! Here are my understandings and observations of the modes.

Rain Mode really dampens throttle response and the fueling just...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,193
Posted By deacon51
My dealer just told me the other day they will...

My dealer just told me the other day they will not install 3rd party tires and it was $80 a wheel to install the tires on the bike... he also said it was cheaper to just bring in the wheels but I was...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-22-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 32,936
Posted By deacon51
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-fBmoIZprJNE/U1G...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-fBmoIZprJNE/U1GQPobhocI/AAAAAAAAHmk/MH4kkgbRNnk/w1257-h832-no/BMW_WV.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-22-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 8,926
Posted By deacon51
I'm looking forward to this ride. I haven't...

I'm looking forward to this ride. I haven't spent much time north of the city.
I'm not 100% in, but I am 99% in.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By deacon51
I have been running one all winter and haven't...

I have been running one all winter and haven't noticed any measurable difference in performance. I have gained about 2 MPG since I installed the booster plug (From 42 MPG on average to 44 MPG), but...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2,106
Views: 532,083
Posted By deacon51
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-fBmoIZprJNE/U1G...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-fBmoIZprJNE/U1GQPobhocI/AAAAAAAAHmk/MH4kkgbRNnk/w1303-h863-no/BMW_WV.jpg

My 17 year old son and I took a quick trip into West Virginia.
He's on a Ninja 650r...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 8,926
Posted By deacon51
Are we confirmed for the 27th? If so, I'm in......

Are we confirmed for the 27th?
If so, I'm in... ish.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,043
Posted By deacon51
I have a early 2014 GSW... I love it. I got it...

I have a early 2014 GSW... I love it. I got it in October of 2013 and have already put 5000 miles on it. Not a for 5 months of ownership, the this past winter has been rough. I love the bike, I...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,407
Posted By deacon51
I have never owned a bike with a dry clutch. I...

I have never owned a bike with a dry clutch. I think a wet clutch is the way t go. And I understand that with that you have some clutch drag. My issue seems to be with the way the friction zone...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,407
Posted By deacon51
I have 5000 miles on my GSW... The clutch /...

I have 5000 miles on my GSW...
The clutch / shifting on this thing is sub par, I'm not a fan at all. Not so bad that I don't like the bike, but it's a source of minor disappointment.

The...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,380
Posted By deacon51
Okay... drawing to much current, needs a relay......

Okay... drawing to much current, needs a relay...

I bought this horn because it isn't suppose to need a relay... I'm starting to have a significant amount of time and money invested on this $15...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,380
Posted By deacon51
So it stopped snowing... riding in to work today...

So it stopped snowing... riding in to work today I decided to give a good test blow. After about half a second the horn failed. I cycled the key and received the same result, a half second of sound...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 69,669
Posted By deacon51
SW-Motech (Lower) crash bars review. After...

SW-Motech (Lower) crash bars review.
After debating with myself and following this thread for months I was still undecided on which product would be the best for me. I was pretty much sold on one...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2,106
Views: 532,083
Posted By deacon51
I have a nice DSLR camera... I have taken a...

I have a nice DSLR camera...
I have taken a couple of photography classes...
I bought Photoshop for my computer...
I can never make myself stop to take the damn photograph... I'm having way to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2,100
Views: 210,316
Posted By deacon51
You can avoid an area. Settings >...

You can avoid an area.

Settings > Navigation > Custom Avoidances > Add Avoid Area

Of course it would be a PITA to draw a box over every metro area in N. America, but for me I hate the DC...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,380
Posted By deacon51
Well the install was as easy as could be. Horn...

Well the install was as easy as could be. Horn sounds nice in the garage. Now, if it will stop snowing I'll give it a try on the road.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 894,071
Posted By deacon51
I need to do something; I spend most of my time...

I need to do something; I spend most of my time commuting. To even get to a place with dirt roads is almost two hours away. I love to explore dirt and gravel roads almost as much as I love blasting...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 894,071
Posted By deacon51
What tires are you running. The trail attacks I...

What tires are you running. The trail attacks I have are great on the road, pretty good on anything hard, total crap on anything not brick hard.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 367,650
Posted By deacon51
I feel the same way... every time I add something...

I feel the same way... every time I add something to the bike there's another tool I need when I work on it.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,380
Posted By deacon51
Nice find, I stoped by Bob's and they had the...

Nice find, I stoped by Bob's and they had the $3.00 connector for $21 after tax. I thought real hard about what I wanted to do... vampire tap, VonHelm it, or search the internet for a non-bmw...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,380
Posted By deacon51
Von Helm, that is some outstanding...

Von Helm, that is some outstanding workmanship!<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,380
Posted By deacon51
I don't want to cut this connector. If it had...

I don't want to cut this connector. If it had more slack, I would cut it but I don't think I have the room to ever get it back. I'm going to look for a female to mate this too.
...
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