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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 11:18 PM
Replies: 2,676
Views: 378,267
Posted By RexBuck
Similar problem with routes created in Basecamp -...

Similar problem with routes created in Basecamp - gives you a banner instruction to proceed to the next road. I found that if I'm a bit patient (not one of my stronger suits) that it will eventually...
Forum: Vendors 05-27-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 30,262
Posted By RexBuck
Good install video. As shown, they are easy to...

Good install video. As shown, they are easy to install. I just did mine in a motel parking lot in an afternoon before the thundershower hit.

The only thing different I did to get at those...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2,676
Views: 378,267
Posted By RexBuck
Yah, that is where you choose the "along active...

Yah, that is where you choose the "along active route" . . . I usually don't need to know gas/food/motel at the destination unless it is the end of the day and I miraculously was able to choose the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2,676
Views: 378,267
Posted By RexBuck
active route

With my Zumo 660, I always relied on the "along the active route" choice to find if there would be a gas station around the point I would need gas. My frustration with the Nav V is that it will...
Forum: Vendors 05-23-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 194,400
Posted By RexBuck
Still on the factory setting of 7.

Still on the factory setting of 7.
Forum: Vendors 05-22-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 194,400
Posted By RexBuck
2015 R1200 GS The rough engine, hesitation,...

2015 R1200 GS

The rough engine, hesitation, bucking and surging, particularly in the 3000 to 4500 rpm range was driving me nuts. Had the dealer update all software . . . no difference.
...
Forum: Canada 05-13-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By RexBuck
Access a lot of forestry roads from Bear Creek...

Access a lot of forestry roads from Bear Creek FSR, across the road from Bear Creek campground. Also further up Westside Rd access from Whiteman Creek Rd.

If you have a GPS, get the Backroads...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,367
Posted By RexBuck
XPEL Headlight Protection

Made a pattern for the 2015 LED light which is slightly different than the standard light. Not the prettiest but it covered the light just fine. I have sent the pattern as a pdf to JimVonBaden who...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2,676
Views: 378,267
Posted By RexBuck
No problem, thanks for the heads up - didn't...

No problem, thanks for the heads up - didn't realize Furkot had a couple of threads.

Back to Nav V :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2,676
Views: 378,267
Posted By RexBuck
Very interesting Dan I've just played around...

Very interesting Dan

I've just played around with Furkot for the past hour. My initial reaction to it was it was more of a vacation planner than a trip planner. However, once I played around...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 2,676
Views: 378,267
Posted By RexBuck
What specifically does FURKOT do better than...

What specifically does FURKOT do better than Basecamp?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2,676
Views: 378,267
Posted By RexBuck
Look under Garmin on your Start Menu

Look under Garmin on your Start Menu
Forum: Vendors 05-08-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 194,400
Posted By RexBuck
Thanks for going through the effort of testing...

Thanks for going through the effort of testing the AF-XiED with your wethead and gathering data for Roger. I'll be installing mine in a week.

Interesting observations on the error codes and...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2,676
Views: 378,267
Posted By RexBuck
Tyre vs Basecamp

Thanks for the responses.

I found MapSource pretty good and have been using it for 10 years or so, including the last 5 years or so with my 660. Avoided Basecamp like the plague. Today I have a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2,676
Views: 378,267
Posted By RexBuck
I'll reiterate the above answers: Use one of the...

I'll reiterate the above answers: Use one of the Shortcut Buttons for SKIP; Be careful where you put a way point - the middle of the town may not be where you want to go. I usually drop the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2,676
Views: 378,267
Posted By RexBuck
Never heard of Tyre. I'm not a huge fan of...

Never heard of Tyre. I'm not a huge fan of Basecamp so I looked at their website and it seems they are designed for TomTom but will generate Garmin files also. Looks like they are based on Google...
Forum: Vendors 05-02-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 194,400
Posted By RexBuck
Thanks Roger So, did GeorgeKingGeorge notice a...

Thanks Roger
So, did GeorgeKingGeorge notice a reduction/elimination of surging after he put some miles on the AF-XiED? I see Mistacat had some improvement but previously he didn't have a lot of...
Forum: Vendors 05-02-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 194,400
Posted By RexBuck
Thanks Tom. I've appreciated your input in this...

Thanks Tom. I've appreciated your input in this thread. Once I got things working to my satisfaction, I too would be loath to start trying to fix something that now don't need fixing. Just trying...
Forum: Vendors 05-02-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 194,400
Posted By RexBuck
Hi Terry - thanks for your kind words and I'm...

Hi Terry - thanks for your kind words and I'm glad you enjoyed my travels, I sure did. Have not done much moto travelling in the past year other than to Calif a couple of times and am yearning for...
Forum: Vendors 05-01-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 194,400
Posted By RexBuck
Glad to see this thread resurrected. I have a...

Glad to see this thread resurrected. I have a 2015 1200GS with about 2000 km on it. Starts immediately, has all the power and torque in the world. Couldn't be happier . . . except that...
Forum: Canada 04-30-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,362
Posted By RexBuck
I have a Zumo 660 that is 5 or 6 years old. Been...

I have a Zumo 660 that is 5 or 6 years old. Been rode hard and put away wet. Taken me all over North America, Mexico a few times and to South America. Abused, amazingly reliable and still ticking....
Forum: Canada 04-30-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 682
Posted By RexBuck
Isn't there a Free Trade agreement between...

Isn't there a Free Trade agreement between Canada and the EU? If so, should preclude any duties if manufactured in the EU.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 141,483
Posted By RexBuck
Didn't try to charge you sales taxes?

Didn't try to charge you sales taxes?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,597
Posted By RexBuck
Yes, that's the stuff. Figured that if that is...

Yes, that's the stuff. Figured that if that is what the dealer is using, its good enough for me
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,597
Posted By RexBuck
My dealer is using Motul Synthetic 5w-40 and sell...

My dealer is using Motul Synthetic 5w-40 and sell it by the liter and 5 liter. Said they will use that until BMW comes out with their own branded Synthetic 5w-40 that they can get by the barrel. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,597
Posted By RexBuck
Oh, in addition to the JVB video (which is very...

Oh, in addition to the JVB video (which is very helpful) get the full BMW service manual (spendy but worth it) and the maintenance schedules off of the A&S BMW website (I like them a bit better than...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,597
Posted By RexBuck
I've had Harleys, Yamahas, Kawisakis and 3 BMWs...

I've had Harleys, Yamahas, Kawisakis and 3 BMWs on which I have done all of the maintenance. In all cases (well except my new 1200GS) they have gone back for warranty purposes and I have never been...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11,475
Views: 2,304,142
Posted By RexBuck
How about applying the lean angle sensor...

How about applying the lean angle sensor technology to something used everyday like the turn signal cancel function?
Forum: Canada 04-12-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 847
Posted By RexBuck
I required warranty work on my 800 a couple of...

I required warranty work on my 800 a couple of years ago. The California dealer was too lazy to process the warranty claim and wanted me to pay for it and collect back from the Canadian warranty. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By RexBuck
Go to a custom seat builder (Like Rich's in...

Go to a custom seat builder (Like Rich's in Seattle - I'm sure there are some similar craftsmen in your neck of the woods) and have them build you a new seat taking out the slope. As a bonus, you...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,616
Posted By RexBuck
When I bought my 2011 800, I knew I was going to...

When I bought my 2011 800, I knew I was going to do some travelling and while I wanted a 1200GS, I just wanted something a bit smaller and opted for the 800.

Traveled around Mexico a few times and...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 141,483
Posted By RexBuck
:eek1 For those of us who are illiterate, whats...

:eek1 For those of us who are illiterate, whats it say?
Forum: Canada 03-16-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,165
Posted By RexBuck
Northern Washington now part of BC? :deal ...

Northern Washington now part of BC? :deal

Anyhow, that is really early - a great road.
Forum: Vendors 03-12-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 17,294
Posted By RexBuck
Glad you resurrected this thread. I had no idea...

Glad you resurrected this thread. I had no idea your book existed. I am currently about 1/3 way through Undaunted Courage and really enjoying it. Sounds like a lot of riding will be required . . ....
Forum: Canada 03-12-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By RexBuck
500 min a month . . . Holy Chatty Kathy! If you...

500 min a month . . . Holy Chatty Kathy! If you are just yakking with friends and family in the evening, consider Skype. Virtually every hotel/motel, coffee shop and fast food restaurant have...
Forum: Canada 03-12-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By RexBuck
Been using private insurers for years on all our...

Been using private insurers for years on all our bikes. Usually no more than $600 per bike for the year, some a lot less. My insurance agent shops for the best deal, some through Megson.

As...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 22,696
Posted By RexBuck
One of the main reasons I get a fuse box is to...

One of the main reasons I get a fuse box is to eliminate the extra wires on the battery terminals. Why have one if you still have to have some of the wires run to the battery?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 22,696
Posted By RexBuck
Exactly. The main reason I started using...

Exactly. The main reason I started using Fuzeboxs was to get all the extra wires off of the battery. Would love to have a PDM60 if it could do that. Don't really understand why they can't have the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 22,696
Posted By RexBuck
Thank you for saying that. I've been struggling...

Thank you for saying that. I've been struggling with trying to decide between the PDM60 which seems to be a real cool gadget and the Fuzebox which I've had on other bikes and has worked well for me....
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 21,955
Posted By RexBuck
Hey BJ Yah, rode my 4 wheel bike down this...

Hey BJ

Yah, rode my 4 wheel bike down this year. You know, none of this . . . :muutt

Spent some time on the Baha coming down which was great. Winters here are muy tranquilo.

Apparently the...
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