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Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3,167
Views: 494,162
Posted By rusty1945
The standard GSW comes in a low version. I have...

The standard GSW comes in a low version. I have one.

Rusty
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2,588
Views: 538,498
Posted By rusty1945
I have the SW Motech plastic guard and have zero...

I have the SW Motech plastic guard and have zero reflection. It mounts only about a half inch from the light.

Rusty

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Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,421
Posted By rusty1945
Yes, but the low suspension bike also comes with...

Yes, but the low suspension bike also comes with a low seat so depending on whether you put the seat in the lowest position or high position, you can lose some distance to the pegs.

Rusty
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Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,041
Posted By rusty1945
I just put one on my 14 GSW about two weeks ago....

I just put one on my 14 GSW about two weeks ago. I haven't noticed any reflection back or reduction in light on the road. My only complaint is that it's not quick release. You have to undo the small...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,064
Posted By rusty1945
I have the Wunderlich Ergo risers which both...

I have the Wunderlich Ergo risers which both raise the bar 35mm and move out closer to the rider. No changes to the lines needed.


Rusty
2014 GSW
2006 R1200RT (gone)
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2,588
Views: 538,498
Posted By rusty1945
There is still plenty of slack in the lines; no...

There is still plenty of slack in the lines; no tightness at full lock at all.



Rusty
2014 GSW
2006 R1200RT (gone)
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2,588
Views: 538,498
Posted By rusty1945
The rear bolt is tightened before the bars are...

The rear bolt is tightened before the bars are mounted; the two rear bolts have recessed heads so they don't interfere with the bar.

I'm 5' 8" and I don't ride off road so no need to stand.

...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2,588
Views: 538,498
Posted By rusty1945
Wunderlich Ergo 35mm Handlebar Risers

I just installed these risers from Wunderlich. I chose them because I wanted the bars closer to me and just a little bit higher, but did not want to have to make any mods to the cables. These risers...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2,283
Views: 689,218
Posted By rusty1945
My GSW in a historic spot

I took this photo yesterday in 60 degree weather - nice for December in Virginia Beach. This is a favorite spot for the late Charles Kuralt who loved the Mackay Island area of North Carolina. Got...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 24,571
Posted By rusty1945
I went from a hexhead to this wethead and they do...

I went from a hexhead to this wethead and they do sound completely different. I think a lot of the sound difference is due to the wet clutch and the related changes to the internals. When it first...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 12,744
Posted By rusty1945
Back to the original subject of this thread. I...

Back to the original subject of this thread. I just had my first service on my GSW and it cost $194. Seems about in the middle of the cheapest and most expensive. I had nothing to be fixed so it...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,842
Posted By rusty1945
Sure. I also have a 29" inseam so I ordered my...

Sure. I also have a 29" inseam so I ordered my GSW with the low suspension option. It comes with the low seat and I am on the balls of my feet most of the time. If I move all the way to the front of...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 18,796
Posted By rusty1945
Very cool photos; the colors look surreal! ...

Very cool photos; the colors look surreal!

Rusty
2014 GSW
2006 R1200RT (gone)
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3,167
Views: 494,162
Posted By rusty1945
Yes. It's happened once so I ignored it. ...

Yes. It's happened once so I ignored it.

Rusty
2014 GSW
2006 R1200RT (gone)
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,973
Posted By rusty1945
None. I took delivery of my low suspension GSW...

None. I took delivery of my low suspension GSW two weeks ago and I love it. My riding style is like yours and I'm 5'8". I am on the balls of my feet with the low seat, front high and rear low...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2,866
Views: 405,452
Posted By rusty1945
By loosening the for bolts that hold the mount to...

By loosening the for bolts that hold the mount to the bar, you can rotate the mount up to bring more of the tach into view.

Rusty
2014 GSW
2006 R1200RT (gone)
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,869
Posted By rusty1945
Where do the straps go when the bag isn't...

Where do the straps go when the bag isn't mounted?

Rusty
2014 GSW
2006 R1200RT (gone)
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,859
Posted By rusty1945
My 06 RT was named "Molly" after my sister who...

My 06 RT was named "Molly" after my sister who passed away. My 14 GSW is "Molly 2".
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 152,126
Posted By rusty1945
Sweet, and the fastest color too!

Sweet, and the fastest color too!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2,283
Views: 689,218
Posted By rusty1945
Nice looking bike, especially the red color; just...

Nice looking bike, especially the red color; just like mine!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,123
Posted By rusty1945
Congrats. I picked my GSW last week and it's red...

Congrats. I picked my GSW last week and it's red too. That's the fastest color.:)
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,107
Posted By rusty1945
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,107
Posted By rusty1945
2014 GSW Low Seat Observations

Got my 2014 GSW last Friday and boy howdy, what a machine. I ordered the low suspension (29" inseam) and of course it came with the BMW low seat. There are separately adjustable mounts for the front...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 152,126
Posted By rusty1945
Here I am on my first longish ride (120 miles)...

Here I am on my first longish ride (120 miles) with my new GSW. Temps started off at 30.1 according to the display - brrrrrr. But the bike was awesome as we all know.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2,283
Views: 689,218
Posted By rusty1945
My 2014 GSW is IN!

Dealer just called to tell me my special order (low suspension) bike has arrived. I won't be able to pick it up until tomorrow - too much going on today. I hope I get some sleep tonight!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 283,408
Posted By rusty1945
I just realized I posted this in the "luggage...

I just realized I posted this in the "luggage setup" thread. Too excited to get the right thread!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 283,408
Posted By rusty1945
My 2014 GSW is IN!

Dealer just called to tell me my new bike is in. It was a special order since I'm getting the low suspension. I won't be able to pick it up until tomorrow - too much going on today. Hope I can sleep...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 283,408
Posted By rusty1945
That looks like the BMW small tank bag. How does...

That looks like the BMW small tank bag. How does it attach to the bike?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 152,126
Posted By rusty1945
It's Almost Here!

My dealer says my 2014 is due next week Thursday, Friday or Saturday. It won't be long now.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 897
Posted By rusty1945
The bike is ok, but how are you?

The bike is ok, but how are you?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 152,126
Posted By rusty1945
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,433
Posted By rusty1945
I have a 2014 on order (I live in Southeastern...

I have a 2014 on order (I live in Southeastern Virginia) and paid MSRP. Now my dealer did give me Vario side cases 1/2 off so that's a $550. "discount", but I paid list for the bike itself.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 152,126
Posted By rusty1945
Interesting - that would be way quicker than I...

Interesting - that would be way quicker than I was told. I hope you're right!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 152,126
Posted By rusty1945
My dealer, Adventure BMW, in Chesapeake, VA told...

My dealer, Adventure BMW, in Chesapeake, VA told me to expect around 30 days after the build date. Mine was built on Aug 19 so I'm hoping to get it mid-October.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,803
Posted By rusty1945
Jim, do you know if these filters also fit the...

Jim, do you know if these filters also fit the GSW?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,175
Posted By rusty1945
2013/14 GSW Tank Bags

I'm anticipating the arrival of my GSW in October and wondering which tank bags you folks have and what your impressions of them are?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By rusty1945
I'll bet it'll be a big deal cost-wise. The low...

I'll bet it'll be a big deal cost-wise. The low suspension option only costs $250, but I'll bet buying and installing the individual components will be way more than that.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 152,126
Posted By rusty1945
Congrats. Mine was supposed to have been built...

Congrats. Mine was supposed to have been built yesterday so I hope to have it mid-late Oct.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,683
Posted By rusty1945
What part/model number is this filter?

What part/model number is this filter?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,683
Posted By rusty1945
The Rider's Manual for the GSW specifies Castrol...

The Rider's Manual for the GSW specifies Castrol Power 1 Racing 5W-40 which is a moto specific oil. Not sure what it costs, but I'll bet it isn't on the shelf at your local Pep Boys!
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