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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2
Posted By kendives
When the road gets squirrely (rain, mud, gravel,...

When the road gets squirrely (rain, mud, gravel, salt, etc) I go to Rain mode.
Seems to help. I dumped my '07 when I hit a patch of gravel/salt as used on the roads here in winter. Was going...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,213
Posted By kendives
I had a front go while riding down a hill on a 4...

I had a front go while riding down a hill on a 4 lane. The quote above expresses it perfectly for me. Had to sit on the side of the road for a few minutes to get my heart rate under 400.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-25-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 233,787
Posted By kendives
Got tired of people asking if it was a...

Got tired of people asking if it was a Transformer :lol3

http://i502.photobucket.com/albums/e426/kendives/BMWSUV_zpsgutdyyvm.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-25-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By kendives
I always thought that was a "feature" to keep...

I always thought that was a "feature" to keep one's toes cool:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By kendives
+1 :rofl

+1 :rofl
Forum: Trip Planning 03-03-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,850
Posted By kendives
I'm late to the party but here's my method. ...

I'm late to the party but here's my method.

I plan and AVERAGE speed of 60 miles per hour. This includes gas stops, snacks (at the gas stop), unexpected traffic, and the lot. On the slab I...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,484
Posted By kendives
I've got the black Globescouts. I love the...

I've got the black Globescouts. I love the panniers but I have small scratches all over the top of the right pannier from my boot hitting when I mount. The scratches are very noticeable. I had...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-25-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 7,528
Views: 2,583,451
Posted By kendives
[QUOTE=BadgerDog;26226657]This sign raises 3...

[QUOTE=BadgerDog;26226657]This sign raises 3 possible reactions as I see it:

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f14/BadgerDog53/My%20Bike%20and%20Ride%20Pics/NCM_0004_zps1a8cd31a.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2,501
Views: 338,196
Posted By kendives
Press and hold the Wonder Wheel to skip to the...

Press and hold the Wonder Wheel to skip to the next song. Or press the back side to go to the previous song.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-19-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,055
Posted By kendives
You are a true Adventure Rider:clap

You are a true Adventure Rider:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-18-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,550
Posted By kendives
Tried skiing. Couldn't figure out why anyone...

Tried skiing. Couldn't figure out why anyone would slide down frozen water looking for a tree to crash into.

'Course, it could be my natural sense of balance and rhythm that caused skiing to...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,808
Posted By kendives
I've got 18,000 on my '14 GSAW. At cruise (75~80)...

I've got 18,000 on my '14 GSAW. At cruise (75~80) I average 41 to 43.
Drop down to the 60s and it goes up to 45~48.

BUT, for the past month it has been averaging 38~40 at cruise and 44 to 46 when...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-06-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 633
Views: 204,540
Posted By kendives
Been there, Done that. Went down one road in WV...

Been there, Done that. Went down one road in WV where the GPS and the road signs all agreed. Until I came to an 80 foot cliff. I should have known better as the road went from paved, to gravel, to...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2,501
Views: 338,196
Posted By kendives
MY Garmin has rerouted me for traffic a couple of...

MY Garmin has rerouted me for traffic a couple of times. First it would tell me of an accident/construction zone/traffic jam ahead (plus how far ahead)and how long a wait. If I tell it to...
Forum: Face plant 01-22-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,722
Posted By kendives
I also ride year 'round. And I've been concerned...

I also ride year 'round. And I've been concerned about tire pressure change because our temps can vary by 40 degrees from day to day in the winter.
I fill my tires from a scuba tank (very dry air)....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,235
Posted By kendives
Bring your checkbook:rofl

Bring your checkbook:rofl
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,768
Posted By kendives
My Gerbing heated gloves are my first choice for...

My Gerbing heated gloves are my first choice for cold riding. 500 mile ride last week in 28 degree weather and never turned them over half power.

I've got the BMW winter gloves also. I've worn...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,242
Posted By kendives
Looks pretty normal compared to mine, ...

Looks pretty normal compared to mine,

I've got a GSWA and it runs about 185 degrees fahrenheit during the winter in traffic. Temps here are in the low to mid 30s when I'm commuting to or from...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,529
Posted By kendives
I have a '14 GSA with everything except #4, #5, &...

I have a '14 GSA with everything except #4, #5, & #8.

Wish I had #4, don't care about the others.

I don't know if it will work in your location but Garmin has an app that puts weather radar,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-19-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1,182
Views: 430,719
Posted By kendives
There are 2 kinds of off road riders. ...

There are 2 kinds of off road riders.

Those that have fallen...
and those that lie about it.:rofl

Welcome to the nap club
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,994
Posted By kendives
Very nice! Go and ride it. You'll never...

Very nice!

Go and ride it. You'll never regret it.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 19,308
Posted By kendives
Mine are not as weak as yours. After an hour ride...

Mine are not as weak as yours. After an hour ride with them on high they are hot to the bare hand but not so much I can't hold on.
Through gloves the heated grips are basically useless.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,365
Posted By kendives
Was the GPS the Nav V in the BMW cradle or an...

Was the GPS the Nav V in the BMW cradle or an aftermarket?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-30-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7,528
Views: 2,583,451
Posted By kendives
You do realize you've given a whole new meaning...

You do realize you've given a whole new meaning to "up a creek on a Harley":rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,747
Posted By kendives
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,711
Posted By kendives
Wicked I moved to a 2014 GSWA from a GS. I too was...

I moved to a 2014 GSWA from a GS. I too was worried about low speed maneuvering (especially with the big tank) and picking it up. I found it was easier to ride it than to think about it when going...
Forum: Vendors 10-03-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 812
Views: 126,501
Posted By kendives
'14 R1200GSWA and I have NO heat problems on the...

'14 R1200GSWA and I have NO heat problems on the right.
I even keep my rubber rainsuit in there.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,371
Views: 337,706
Posted By kendives
Nap Time! :rofl Been there, done that.

Nap Time! :rofl

Been there, done that.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By kendives
I have the stock led auxiliary lights on my GSWA....

I have the stock led auxiliary lights on my GSWA. I use them almost continuously. I don't turn them off when I shut down the bike.

Sometimes when I turn the key they come on and stay on. Sometimes...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 607
Posted By kendives
Very Nice!:clap

Very Nice!:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,114
Posted By kendives
Noticed this on the description ●...

Noticed this on the description

● Connection method: Standard OBDII interface, micro USB2.0

I never found a "Standard OBDII interface" on the GS. Can't see how it would work.
Forum: Vendors 09-11-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 812
Views: 126,501
Posted By kendives
YEP! :clap

YEP! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 851
Posted By kendives
I don't think they need the plastic one. I had a...

I don't think they need the plastic one. I had a spare key made with only the VIN and proof of ownership. I did it over the phone.

I did use the plastic key one time when my regular key was...
Forum: Vendors 09-10-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 33,943
Posted By kendives
Having a bit of a problem with clarity of the...

Having a bit of a problem with clarity of the speakers on my 20S.

I wear earplugs to save what hearing I have left. I have a NAV V paired as a phone with the phone paired to the NAV V to use...
Forum: Vendors 09-08-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 812
Views: 126,501
Posted By kendives
ALMOST makes me wish I had gone with the natural...

ALMOST makes me wish I had gone with the natural color instead of the black.
But then I walk out and look at mine and know I made the right choice.
Forum: Vendors 09-02-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 812
Views: 126,501
Posted By kendives
Got mine. They mounted right up and locked in...

Got mine. They mounted right up and locked in solid.
They look very well made
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,684
Posted By kendives
10,500 miles on my '14 GSWA. Only...

10,500 miles on my '14 GSWA.

Only problem, occasional sticky left switch button. Not a real problem. Worked as it was supposed to, just had to occasionally tap it to go to the next screen. ...
Forum: Vendors 08-29-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 812
Views: 126,501
Posted By kendives
Patience is hard after waiting this long. I came...

Patience is hard after waiting this long. I came d*#n close to just riding up and getting mine. It's only 5 1/2 hours away. But now it's on the delivery truck for Tuesday.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,601
Posted By kendives
I've had a similar type of problem. If I left...

I've had a similar type of problem. If I left anything plugged into the accessory port my bike was dead in a day. I was okay if I left it overnight but not if I went 24 hours.

I have XM and used...
Forum: Vendors 08-28-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 812
Views: 126,501
Posted By kendives
Got my tracking number! :clap

Got my tracking number! :clap
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