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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-25-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,548
Posted By Advdave
I'm here. lurking. I rode that Harrison L road...

I'm here. lurking. I rode that Harrison L road to Boston Bar a couple of years ago. Pretty remote for a solo rider, even one with ice road experience on a KLR 650.
Andrea's turn. Time for...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-21-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,022
Posted By Advdave
Welcome! It's a nice place…been in Anacortes...

Welcome! It's a nice place…been in Anacortes about 6 years. All good.
Forum: Vendors 06-11-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 25,296
Posted By Advdave
Yes, this will fit your 2013 GS-W as well as the...

Yes, this will fit your 2013 GS-W as well as the 2014 GS and GSA, same seat setup.
Forum: Vendors 06-10-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 25,296
Posted By Advdave
New Pillion box for 2014 GS and GSA

This is one of three new products coming out this month. The pillion box replaces the passenger seat, snaps into place using the ignition key lock on the bike. Capacity is 6L, keyless lock…user...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,234
Posted By Advdave
toolbox and the mud guard

In working up the design for the new toolbox, I removed the rear shock, then moved the swing arm up 9" (spec'd travel is 8.7") You can see that the mud guard moves up a long way. The toolbox I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,234
Posted By Advdave
Advgear toolbox

Aluminum boxes for the GSA LC should be out in a few weeks. The prototype is done and fabrication starts next week.

www.advgear.net
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,812
Posted By Advdave
Same here. Thought I'd ordered tires, but got a...

Same here. Thought I'd ordered tires, but got a call saying, oops, they're not on the shelf. Any place that shows these tires in stock turns out not to be. Revzilla said they'd been told "mid...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-27-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 45,948
Posted By Advdave
Bahuichivo, Chihuahua

http://advdave.smugmug.com/Other/QMexico-Moto/i-LP2WdMV/0/L/IMG_2902-L.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 704
Posted By Advdave
Adventure Designs has plans for tank pads for the...

Adventure Designs has plans for tank pads for the GSA-LC, and Wunderlich told me they have some tank pads for the GSA-LC coming soon. Haven't seen any yet, but I expect we'll see some soon.
Forum: Alaska 04-09-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 17,052
Posted By Advdave
D2d This is a graded exercise; do your own work...

D2d
This is a graded exercise; do your own work and do the best you can.

You must list yourself and any other members of your group. How? Easy to do:

1. Scroll to the LAST post!
2. Copy these...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,957
Posted By Advdave
Same here, the Wunderlich Ergo risers work for me...

Same here, the Wunderlich Ergo risers work for me on the GSA-W. Cable length is JUST long enough….works fine at full range of steering motion, but couldn't go a bit further. Nice to be able to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,924
Posted By Advdave
Jim, In your beta testing have you found many...

Jim, In your beta testing have you found many issues that needed to be addressed?

Kudos to Hexcode for getting some units out for real world testing.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,924
Posted By Advdave
Hexcode has some units in the USA being beta...

Hexcode has some units in the USA being beta tested. Their website says "don't ask" when the new bluetooth GS911 units will be available. Last update I can find on their site was January 2014.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,289
Posted By Advdave
If you don't use a torque wrench and torque to...

If you don't use a torque wrench and torque to the spec, seems like chances of messing up the threads are greater. I think most people over tighten these things, not the other way around. YMMV
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,289
Posted By Advdave
Changing oil in bevel gears is called out on the...

Changing oil in bevel gears is called out on the run in checklist on the repair service manual.
Oil spec is Castrol SAF-X0. It's 75w-90; got mine at the BMW dealer for $25 a quart. You only need...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2,516
Views: 423,773
Posted By Advdave
Yes. I got the bike on Feb 1, panniers about a...

Yes. I got the bike on Feb 1, panniers about a week later and locks showed up on Feb 11. Dealer said the only way they can order the locks in the BMW system is as an expedited order and the locks...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2,516
Views: 423,773
Posted By Advdave
Only thing I see is a sticker indicating maximum...

Only thing I see is a sticker indicating maximum weights and speeds and one that refers to emissions. On the order sheet there are color codes:
751 Alpine White
NC2 Olive Green Metallic Matte
NC3...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,363
Posted By Advdave
I had a 2011 GSA, just got the 2014 GSA.W. My...

I had a 2011 GSA, just got the 2014 GSA.W. My observation in only 300 miles so far is that on the new bike I get a bit more wind on my shoulders and upper arms. The airstream hits the top of my...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2,516
Views: 423,773
Posted By Advdave
My locks arrived today too! Nice having panniers...

My locks arrived today too! Nice having panniers keyed to the bike.

Put more miles on the bike today, still smiling. OD tank seems to pick up marks easily, guess it won't matter once it gets...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 155,398
Posted By Advdave
Short ride today, stopped for coffee in Edison,...

Short ride today, stopped for coffee in Edison, never saw the RT rider. Beta testing pillion toolbox.


...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 2,516
Views: 423,773
Posted By Advdave
Got this one. Notice 12v BMW plug outlet...

Got this one.

Notice 12v BMW plug outlet below and forward of the pillion key lock? My first mod on this bike

My wife asked, "You going to drill holes in the brand new bike too?" Yep.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2,516
Views: 423,773
Posted By Advdave
Regarding heated grips, windscreen, seat

Rode mine home from the dealer, maybe 50 miles, 34-38 degrees..grips were ok, not hot, but warm enough I could feel them through winter gloves. The grips have low and hi setting, I used hi. Not...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2,516
Views: 423,773
Posted By Advdave
Oil filter wrench on the GSA.W- retro tools

The oil filter wrench you used on your earlier 1200 GS/A doesn't work on the new 2014 GSA.W…but the one from the R1150GS/A does.

You didn't get rid of that old wrench did you?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2,516
Views: 423,773
Posted By Advdave
Feel your pain, man…I rode today home with new...

Feel your pain, man…I rode today home with new bike's paperwork, keys, tools in the Ortleib bag and thought what a pain if I lost that. Yours is worse. Chances a good Sam will find and return? This...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2,516
Views: 423,773
Posted By Advdave
Same here in WA state…trade in value is deducted...

Same here in WA state…trade in value is deducted from sales price for purpose of computing sales tax. For me, about a $1000 bump and closes the gap a bit between trade in and private sale values. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2,516
Views: 423,773
Posted By Advdave
There's a plastic cover that's not installed yet.

There's a plastic cover that's not installed yet.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2,516
Views: 423,773
Posted By Advdave
2014 R1200GSA-W or LC

Ride mine home on Saturday. Ferndale WA BMW has been great…crated bike arrived Wed night, assembled on Thurs, final tweaks Fri.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2,516
Views: 423,773
Posted By Advdave
earplugs and $$ for the tolls? I think you're...

earplugs and $$ for the tolls? I think you're right, it's about the size to hold the spare change after buying the bike!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2,516
Views: 423,773
Posted By Advdave
Congrats on the new bike…great color choice! ...

Congrats on the new bike…great color choice!

Come with Anakee 3 tires?

Mine's a week out yet…….
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-04-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 55,077
Posted By Advdave
Dan's right…the 4 button Nav V cradle wiring...

Dan's right…the 4 button Nav V cradle wiring terminates with the BMW 'repair' plug (p/n 83 30 0 413 585). If you don't want to cut the plug off, say, to retain the option of installing on another...
Forum: Vendors 01-01-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 25,296
Posted By Advdave
Doubt it would fit. It's made to fit on the...

Doubt it would fit. It's made to fit on the R1200GS/A with the OEM panniers, which makes the mounting possible. Angle of the box fits in the frame, with cutouts on the back to clear swing arm, so...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,654
Posted By Advdave
Does a true grit adventure rider ever sit down? ...

Does a true grit adventure rider ever sit down?

Actually, a few have commented on that, but so far, with a couple of boxes in use, no issues. I usually sit pretty far back on the seat and...
Forum: Vendors 12-30-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 25,296
Posted By Advdave
Aluminum hinge on boxes

The welded onboard toolbox for the GS/A with OEM panniers now has a full width aluminum hinge.

Good number of toolboxes now in stock @ $199.00

...
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 20,744
Posted By Advdave
….subscribed

….subscribed
Forum: Americas 12-02-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,266
Posted By Advdave
Thanks for posting this and for the updates. I'm...

Thanks for posting this and for the updates. I'm planning riding in there in a few months, so great to see conditions and pics.

BTW, tried the road from Samachique to Batopilas in October, it...
Forum: Canada 09-08-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 25,676
Posted By Advdave
Thanks!

Mike....thanks for all the effort, great routes, good times and good riding, we dodged the weather, mostly too!
Forum: Canada 09-07-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 25,676
Posted By Advdave
Day 1

A few random pics from Day 1 on the Day 2 route...http://advdave.smugmug.com/Other/bc-dualsport-2013/i-m8cqH5H/0/M/IMG_3842-M.jpg
...
Forum: Canada 09-06-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 25,676
Posted By Advdave
dinner

Any riders meeting someplace for dinner? How about McCracken Station...was good last night. Cowgirl, you in....I'll bring Ben's present.

1626 Valleyview Drive, Kamloops, British Columbia V2C...
Forum: Canada 08-25-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 25,676
Posted By Advdave
Kamloops motel

3 of us coming up from Anacortes, WA...we're staying at the King's Motor Inn, selected more or less at random; quoted $85/night incl taxes.

What time are people meeting up at the T'Kemlups...
Forum: Vendors 08-22-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 25,296
Posted By Advdave
Toolbox updates

This thread needs a few updates....some changes in the toolboxes.
They are fabricated and welded by a shop that has high tech equipment and professional welders, so they are more consistent and...
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