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Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-04-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By wonderings
transfer basecamp maps to new mac?

I have a new iMac 5K and I want to transfer my maps from my MacBook Pro to the new iMac. How does this work? I have never done any registering of maps that I can remember. I do have lifetime maps...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 920
Posted By wonderings
I really wish they could just figure out a fix...

I really wish they could just figure out a fix for this. I had my fuel strip replaced in July before a 2 week trip south to Virginia, Tenn, N. Carolina. I no longer trust the fuel gage. My strip...
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,165
Posted By wonderings
The pin lock visors are fantastic, though I have...

The pin lock visors are fantastic, though I have found that the little nobs on the visor that the insert slides into like to disappear pretty easily. This is the second time I have had one go missing.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,111
Posted By wonderings
Not sure I understand why you want it to be...

Not sure I understand why you want it to be controlled by your horn button? I have the Denali D2 dual intensity lights on my '10 GSA. When wire up, it has its own on off switch. When on, it stays in...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,941
Posted By wonderings
I changed from an 2006 GS to a 2010 GSA 2 years...

I changed from an 2006 GS to a 2010 GSA 2 years ago. Engine wise the 2010 feels more responsive and powerful over my old GS and am very very happy with the change.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 989
Posted By wonderings
I use the BMW tender. It is more expensive than...

I use the BMW tender. It is more expensive than others, but I love the convenience of just plugging it in without removing the seat.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 989
Posted By wonderings
You do not need to plug it in every night. I have...

You do not need to plug it in every night. I have a 2010 GSA, the only time I plug it in is over the winter when I am not riding it for 3 or 4 months. If you are in a climate that lets you ride every...
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,304
Posted By wonderings
Not sure if Arai does this, but I know with my...

Not sure if Arai does this, but I know with my Schuberth helmet, for XL to 2XL, it is the same helmet size, just different size liner in it (I think it is xl to 2xl). Maybe this is the case with the...
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,528
Posted By wonderings
Definitely looking for something like gore-tex. I...

Definitely looking for something like gore-tex. I forgot about the Kilimanjaro jacket, will pass that along. Price is definitely right.
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,528
Posted By wonderings
good waterproof jacket under $500?

So this is not for me, but a friends wife looking to get him a new jacket for his birthday at the end of the month. I recommended Klim, I love the badlands jacket. The jackets are more then she wants...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,162
Posted By wonderings
I am putting the Nexts on my 2010 GSA next week,...

I am putting the Nexts on my 2010 GSA next week, I guess they replaced the tourance. I liked the tourances as an all around tire, hope they live up to that.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 327
Posted By wonderings
do I need canbus adapter?

I purchased a set of Denali D2 lights I am going to have installed on my '10 GSA. I purchased the lights and was going to purchase a can bus adapter...
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 16,723
Posted By wonderings
picked up a pair of the no noise last week. They...

picked up a pair of the no noise last week. They are the most comfortable ear plugs I have worn. Have not done a lot of riding with them yet, but my initial impression was very good. Pricey, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,978
Posted By wonderings
Would really rather they just figure out a damn...

Would really rather they just figure out a damn solution to this problem. It is a pain on a very expensive bike to not be able to ever depend on the fuel gage. Mine went last week, less then a year...
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By wonderings
Will have to see if I can dig up the manual as I...

Will have to see if I can dig up the manual as I am sure its been added to a pile of unlooked at things.

Thanks for the info, I will give it a go this weekend. I am assuming something is just out...
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By wonderings
Schuberth C3 pro sun visor won't go down?

I have a C3 Pro helmet, bought last year. I was using it the other day, but the sun visor down, then up again as I went down a shady street. When wanting to put it up again it would not go down, it...
Forum: Canada 05-01-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 51,825
Posted By wonderings
Sad news, Dual Sport Plus is a rare shop that...

Sad news, Dual Sport Plus is a rare shop that will leave a gaping hole in SW Ontario. They always stood behind their service and products and were fantastic to deal with.

Best wishes for your new...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 16,723
Posted By wonderings
They seem to be selling like hot cakes here in SW...

They seem to be selling like hot cakes here in SW Ontario. Went to a local shop ( A Vicious Cycle) and they can't keep them on the shelves.

Ordered a set to give a go, always looking for good...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-17-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 761
Posted By wonderings
This has worked for me with Garmin maps on an SD...

This has worked for me with Garmin maps on an SD card, there is an app called JaVaWa Device Manager, download that and give it a try for making getting your maps to work in base camp, though if the...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 16,723
Posted By wonderings
Going to pick up a pair this weekend at a local...

Going to pick up a pair this weekend at a local store. I have not really found a set of ear plugs I like yet that are comfortable. Right now I just buy the cheapo ones from Rona, the foam ones you...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-15-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By wonderings
you can't just scroll and zoom?

you can't just scroll and zoom?
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,010
Posted By wonderings
I have a c3 pro, it is the quietest helmet I have...

I have a c3 pro, it is the quietest helmet I have ever worn, but I still wear ear plugs. Never had a helmet that was quiet enough to not need them. With ear plugs the c3 pro is dead quiet, and I can...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-08-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,260
Posted By wonderings
I recently purchased the Europe maps on SD card....

I recently purchased the Europe maps on SD card. I was able to make a disk image of it and basecamps sees it and allows me to use the maps. It is nice as I don't have to plug in the GPS or even the...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,894
Posted By wonderings
I like top loading. Had the side loading vario...

I like top loading. Had the side loading vario cases on my old GS, but got the BMW aluminium panniers on my '10 GSA. Both worth well though when things are in bags, but I usually have one case I keep...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-04-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,561
Posted By wonderings
I use a 32 gig micros SD card on my 660, its...

I use a 32 gig micros SD card on my 660, its pretty much problem free. Though every now and then it starts cutting out in songs and I have to restart.

When I was researching this, I found that...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 22,995
Posted By wonderings
Got my notice over a week ago, still need to make...

Got my notice over a week ago, still need to make an appointment. When they do this, do they need to remove that tank? I want to have some lights added and thought I could save a buck or two by...
Forum: Canada 04-02-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,790
Posted By wonderings
weather has been good here, and no serious snow...

weather has been good here, and no serious snow in the forecast, just some flurries so I am thinking were out of it now.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 20,925
Posted By wonderings
From my understanding they went back to a more...

From my understanding they went back to a more traditional method mid 2010 and the new LC GS's do not have a fuel strip at all.

Its a really annoying little problem that I wish they could figure...
Forum: Canada 04-01-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By wonderings
Is this something they have to remove the tank...

Is this something they have to remove the tank for? Wanting to get something else done and if they are removing the tank anyways I can probably save a few bucks by having it done at the same time.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,341
Posted By wonderings
I am no expert, but thats what the symptoms were...

I am no expert, but thats what the symptoms were on my old '06 GS 1200 when the clutch went. Was no cheap fix. Hopefully it is something else for you!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,628
Posted By wonderings
Are the top lights the Denali d2? Have a picture...

Are the top lights the Denali d2? Have a picture of the mounts?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By wonderings
I bought my 2010 GSA used a few years back. I...

I bought my 2010 GSA used a few years back. I wanted ABS, had that on my old '06 GS and loved it and it became a must have for me when getting a new bike. The ESA and ASC were not something I gave...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,150
Posted By wonderings
Mine felt insanely stiff when I first put the...

Mine felt insanely stiff when I first put the locks in place, thought something was very wrong as well. Was hard to lock or get the key out or in. From reading other peoples reviews I found it was...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,628
Posted By wonderings
Good to know, I would have thought it was pretty...

Good to know, I would have thought it was pretty much plug and play with the newer LC gs's
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,628
Posted By wonderings
I think it works with anything, it gets wired to...

I think it works with anything, it gets wired to the battery.

Not sure what the mounts are like, it comes with them. All it says is "M8 mounts"

Not sure if they clamp onto the crash bars or...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,150
Posted By wonderings
Mine loosened up in time. But yes, they were...

Mine loosened up in time. But yes, they were incredibly tight when I first did it. I did not apply anything, just noticed it got easier as time went on.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,628
Posted By wonderings
Thanks for the info. Anyone have this...

Thanks for the info.

Anyone have this installed on the crash bars on the GSA above the stock fog lights? Would love to see how they were mounted.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,628
Posted By wonderings
adding lights to GSA?

So I have been looking into this for a while to add some lights to my 2010 GSA. I think I am going to go with the Denali D2, they have good reviews and come with everything I need to install... I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 724
Posted By wonderings
Thanks for the info. I had the D1 before, and...

Thanks for the info. I had the D1 before, and left them on during the day, you could not miss them. Super bright and added to visibility without blinding during the day.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 724
Posted By wonderings
I am thinking of adding them to my 2010 GSA, do...

I am thinking of adding them to my 2010 GSA, do they work well for really lighting the way ahead? I had the D1 on my old '06 gs and they really only lit up the sides of the road, did not increase...
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