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Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,945
Posted By hammick
Kualu Lumpur Express is now scheduled to arrive a...

Kualu Lumpur Express is now scheduled to arrive a NYC on 9/20

http://www.hapag-lloyd.com/en/schedules/vessel_tracing.html
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,348
Posted By hammick
The switch gear is certainly cheaper. I wish...

The switch gear is certainly cheaper. I wish they had kept the old switchgear or something similar.

The new GS and GSA are great though in another league than the previous bikes. Time will tell...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,945
Posted By hammick
Them Germans can drink. Went to a happy hour in...

Them Germans can drink. Went to a happy hour in Munich in 2007 and my wife and I ended up closing the bar down with some locals we had met. They all had to go to work the next morning :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By hammick
Congrats on the new ride. Did you get the GS or...

Congrats on the new ride. Did you get the GS or GSA. If GSA you might find you like it better for long hauls than you GTL.
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 808
Views: 111,774
Posted By hammick
Dairyland was $328 higher per year for me. Geico...

Dairyland was $328 higher per year for me. Geico wants $586 per year. My '15 GSA will be $300 per year.

47 yrs old, married, own home, clean record live in midwest.

The bulk of the cost is in...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,945
Posted By hammick
If you have the last seven of your VIN or your...

If you have the last seven of your VIN or your production number call this number and they will tell you the estimated productions date, ship name if bike has been built as well as date estimate to...
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 111,774
Posted By hammick
Insurance

Geico wants damn near twice what I pay to insure a GSA. Any advice on an insurance company that has reasonable rates for this bike?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,945
Posted By hammick
We will lose tracking ability when it gets to the...

We will lose tracking ability when it gets to the Atlantic but pick it up again when it's close to the states.
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 111,774
Posted By hammick
When I removed the left side panel to get to the...

When I removed the left side panel to get to the GPS power plug I noticed that there is an additional unused plug with a protective cap on it. Anyone know what this plug is for? It is the outside...
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 111,774
Posted By hammick
I rode about 180 miles this morning with the...

I rode about 180 miles this morning with the risers installed. 30 miles interstate and the rest twisties. The risers make a significant improvement in the comfort of this bike for me. It makes the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 808
Views: 111,774
Posted By hammick
There is a little plastic adapter on the bottom...

There is a little plastic adapter on the bottom of the seat. It is removable with plastic tabs. The forward position is high and the back position is low. The seat is a little harder to install in...
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 111,774
Posted By hammick
NAV 5 installed. ...

NAV 5 installed.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-lKVApyhJO0Q/VAp3RfBuZEI/AAAAAAAACC0/ZJn1i_uPB1c/w955-h716-no/photo%2B1.JPG
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Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 111,774
Posted By hammick
I figured out that the seat is adjustable for...

I figured out that the seat is adjustable for high and low. It's doesn't mention this in the manual. I put it in the high position and my knees feel better. I don't think I will need peg extenders.
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 111,774
Posted By hammick
Thanks I will torque mine to 18 ft lbs.

Thanks I will torque mine to 18 ft lbs.
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 111,774
Posted By hammick
Tjbierman: Yes thanks for posting the...

Tjbierman:

Yes thanks for posting the craigslist link. They didn't come down on the price but I received about $1,400 over KBB trade in on my Guzzi so it's all relative. I think the Guzzi was...
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 111,774
Posted By hammick
OK. My '14 R1200RT came with one. Guess it...

OK. My '14 R1200RT came with one. Guess it doesn't matter since they told me I couldn't' ride it :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 111,774
Posted By hammick
One of my riding buddies had a set of Rox Risers...

One of my riding buddies had a set of Rox Risers laying around. Model 1R-P2PP. These fit a lot of bikes with 1 1/8" bars. These are the aluminum ones. The anodized would probably match the bike...
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 111,774
Posted By hammick
Well they were hardly tight at all to the point I...

Well they were hardly tight at all to the point I am concerned the bars would have moved during an emergency stop. Couldn't even get a reading over 5nm on my beam torque wrench.

Anyone know if...
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 111,774
Posted By hammick
Oh another question. Anyone know the torque for...

Oh another question. Anyone know the torque for the handlebar clamp bolts? The manual doesn't even mention the handlebars.

I am going to get a loosing torque spec but the official torque would...
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 111,774
Posted By hammick
Thanks guys. The still do the pastic key on the...

Thanks guys. The still do the pastic key on the R1200 bikes.
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 808
Views: 111,774
Posted By hammick
Should I have received a black plastic key

I bought my bike used and received two keys. I did not get the third plastic key. Did any of you US guys get the plastic key?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,069
Posted By hammick
I noticed no difference between the shell and the...

I noticed no difference between the shell and the oil the bike came with on my GSW. Clutch felt identical as it did with the factory stuff. On a long trip swapped bikes for a few hundred miles with...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,069
Posted By hammick
I ran it in my '13 GSW for 8k miles before I...

I ran it in my '13 GSW for 8k miles before I traded the bike in. I ran it in my '12 K1600GT for 6k miles before I sold it. I ran it in my '14 RT for 2k miles before I gave it back to BMW. I run it...
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 111,774
Posted By hammick
I understand. The BMW twins are my favorite,...

I understand. The BMW twins are my favorite, especially the new water cooled models.
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 111,774
Posted By hammick
That SDR must have one hell of an engine if you...

That SDR must have one hell of an engine if you think the engine in the S1000R is boring.
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 111,774
Posted By hammick
Picked up my bike today (I bought the red one in...

Picked up my bike today (I bought the red one in Omaha posted a few days ago). 210 mile ride home and my back still hurts.

I need to start with some bar risers. I have seen what the UK guys have...
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 111,774
Posted By hammick
Great. That makes more sense than the manual. ...

Great. That makes more sense than the manual. I'll let my wife know she has some measuring to do. She loves wrenchin' :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 808
Views: 111,774
Posted By hammick
I put down a deposit on a used 2014 with 1,400...

I put down a deposit on a used 2014 with 1,400 miles. It has the DDC suspension. I was looking through the owner's manual I downloaded from BMW. The manual seems to indicate that the front and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,945
Posted By hammick
My '13 GS was farkled out pretty nice. All that...

My '13 GS was farkled out pretty nice. All that stuff is going on the GSA. Globescout bags, Rox Risers, J&M CB/Intercom, NAV V, Radar detector, Cee Bailey screen & headlight guard. I have a...
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 111,774
Posted By hammick
Is the gas tank painted on these bikes or are...

Is the gas tank painted on these bikes or are there just plastic covers which will allow for plastic swapping to change colors?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,945
Posted By hammick
The BMW customer service rep told me that. I...

The BMW customer service rep told me that. I haven't tracked the boat yet but I did track a '14 GSA back in July and early August. Once it hit the Atlantic it took about seven days to get to NYC.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,945
Posted By hammick
Just confirmed I am also on the Kuala Lumpur. ...

Just confirmed I am also on the Kuala Lumpur. Estimated arrival at port in NYC of 9/17.

If it wasnt' for all the damn Europeans wanting to own these fine machines we would get our bikes a couple...
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 111,774
Posted By hammick
If somebody wants to swap their white or blue...

If somebody wants to swap their white or blue tupperware for red I will go buy it tomorrow (assuming they will give me decent money for my Guzzi).
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,945
Posted By hammick
Great news. Chances are I am on the same boat as...

Great news. Chances are I am on the same boat as my bike was completed 8/25 as well.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By hammick
Sears or Harbor Freight will have these.

Sears or Harbor Freight will have these.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By hammick
Yes it will fit.

Yes it will fit.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,345
Posted By hammick
Mine GSA came off the line on 8/25 and was in...

Mine GSA came off the line on 8/25 and was in inspection. I'll call next week and hopefully get the ship's name. I'm hopeful for mid Sept but realistically probably third week.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 22,276
Posted By hammick
Call BMW NA customer service and get the name of...

Call BMW NA customer service and get the name of the boat. Let me know if you need the number and I will find it.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,300
Posted By hammick
Ride a Moto guzzi Norge at temps over 90 degrees...

Ride a Moto guzzi Norge at temps over 90 degrees and you will start a thread about how cool the GSAW runs.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-19-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,820
Posted By hammick
I'm Jealous. It's 91 and full on humid in Kansas...

I'm Jealous. It's 91 and full on humid in Kansas City right now. I could take my KTM out for a spin in the woods but I'd rather have a tooth pulled.

Beautiful scenery. We are headed out for a...
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