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Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 1,301
Views: 314,481
Posted By Kenbike
I have 4 bags recycled plastic from the local...

I have 4 bags recycled plastic from the local grocery store and two fit in the rear panniers pretty well. Not waterproof but for my $8 investment work ok.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,482
Posted By Kenbike
Let us know how it improves performance?

Let us know how it improves performance?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,301
Views: 314,481
Posted By Kenbike
Great bike and great weather, why did my family...

Great bike and great weather, why did my family stop going west and settled in Ohio after coming to America from Germany?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 36,110
Views: 9,388,214
Posted By Kenbike
I think it is rt 28 south of Highlands.

I think it is rt 28 south of Highlands.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,204
Posted By Kenbike
I going shopping for rates, thanks for all of...

I going shopping for rates, thanks for all of your input.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,204
Posted By Kenbike
Pissed Insurance cost for 2014 GSA

Just received my premium for insurance and was very surprised!
Use Auto-Owners for all my bikes and cars.
Have two Vespa 300 scooters and the insurance is about $300 ea with the same limits below. ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-29-2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 884
Posted By Kenbike
Going Friday night, be sure to stop at the Penton...

Going Friday night, be sure to stop at the Penton display and tell John Penton hello.
They should have information about purchasing the Penton movie released last year. Really helps you understand...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,149
Posted By Kenbike
With all getting into the 9K to over 20K dealers...

With all getting into the 9K to over 20K dealers are wise to offer test rides.
How many cars have you purchased without a test ride?

I guess we all pay for the test rides in the end with dealers...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-10-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By Kenbike
Very good, I will try to hit the spring gathering.

Very good, I will try to hit the spring gathering.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,586
Posted By Kenbike
Maybe if you spray a 15 hip shot of nitrous! If...

Maybe if you spray a 15 hip shot of nitrous!
If you get 5 hp that is very good. Hot ridding bikes is usually $150 -$300 for each hp gained.
New header, slip on, PCV and dyno tune $1500 =. 5 hp -7...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,912
Posted By Kenbike
Stay away from the 2007 and 2008 KTM 990. First...

Stay away from the 2007 and 2008 KTM 990. First two years for EFI and most are very poor running. They are ok for two up with good leg room for passenger but not as smooth or comfortable as a GS....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,037
Posted By Kenbike
When I connected my battery tender did not get a...

When I connected my battery tender did not get a fault.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6,264
Views: 1,086,934
Posted By Kenbike
Great set up on your GS!

Great set up on your GS!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-01-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By Kenbike
Slimy Crud Spring motor cycle ride

My son has moved to Milwaukee and I recall reading about a big spring ride each year with this club by Peter Egan. Might try to attended if open to the public.
Anyone have the Date of the ride?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 6,264
Views: 1,086,934
Posted By Kenbike
Let's see a photo of the entire bike!

Let's see a photo of the entire bike!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-26-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 15,353
Posted By Kenbike
Had the ST and traded it for a 2014 GSA, even if...

Had the ST and traded it for a 2014 GSA, even if it cost $7000 more get the BMW. ST are pretty boring.
Was riding near deals gap on my hopped S10 with a group in bikers on in line 4 cly bikes such...
Forum: Road warriors 12-24-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4,412
Views: 738,147
Posted By Kenbike
How long did he take to rework your seat? I...

How long did he take to rework your seat?
I tried this year to get a seat done and he never called back so ended up going with a Sargent. It sure is not as good as the last set Seth did for me.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-24-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 48,807
Posted By Kenbike
Issues I feel my 2012 S10 exhibited. The motor...

Issues I feel my 2012 S10 exhibited.
The motor is tuned under under power for a 1200 cc bike..
Many have vibrations from the clutch basket.
Lots of broken spokes.
Head light harness melt down....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-24-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 48,807
Posted By Kenbike
Thumbs down I commented on the S10 because I had 2012 and...

I commented on the S10 because I had 2012 and when and it traded with 22,000 miles for a 2014 GSA. I feel giving feedback to other owners of S10's who told me how BMW would never stop picking my...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-23-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 48,807
Posted By Kenbike
I am one new BMW owner who no longer has his ...

I am one new BMW owner who no longer has his snatch from a Tenere and does not mis it at all! Still get it from my wife.
It appears the Tenere is like most bikes with lots of recurring issues that...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,878
Posted By Kenbike
Nice work!

Nice work!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,878
Posted By Kenbike
Jim I will fab my own! Thanks for the link for...

Jim I will fab my own! Thanks for the link for the tube.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,878
Posted By Kenbike
Tool tube

I see of you guys have a plastic tube mounted between your left pannier rack and the bike. Anyone have a source?

Also want a side stand foot that adds 3/8 in height so send me your...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,056
Posted By Kenbike
We ting riding all my scooters and GSA today. ...

We ting riding all my scooters and GSA today. Tried the left foot peg mounting method and sure is easy when suited up for cold weather, just like getting on a horse!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,654
Posted By Kenbike
Nice work! Are you taking on any work and...

Nice work!
Are you taking on any work and location?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-10-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 27,075
Views: 5,277,162
Posted By Kenbike
Buy a BMW and you don't have to worry about...

Buy a BMW and you don't have to worry about switches.:D
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,576
Posted By Kenbike
How would a slipper clutch prevent you from using...

How would a slipper clutch prevent you from using the throttle to hit the rev limiter?
On a down shit dropping a gear with extra speed it does prevent over revving the engine.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 817
Posted By Kenbike
Are you suggesting that it IS important?[/QUOTE] ...

Are you suggesting that it IS important?[/QUOTE]

Who is Hilltop and what results have they gotten?
I run PCIII and PCV on my other bikes and they both work very well if step up correctly.
My GSA...
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,664
Posted By Kenbike
Agree with using the old style zipper the new RC...

Agree with using the old style zipper the new RC for wife has the water proof style and they are tough to use. NGO with old style unless your live in the shower.
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,664
Posted By Kenbike
Have a 1 PC for the last 8 years and my wife has...

Have a 1 PC for the last 8 years and my wife has her for 5 years.
I wear a dry wick T-shirt that pick up a Target as a store brand. Wear bike type spandex shorts long socks and boots below. To...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,586
Posted By Kenbike
Any updates from a full system install?

Any updates from a full system install?
Forum: Battle scooters 12-03-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,590
Posted By Kenbike
It's either a GSA or 300 Super for me!

It's either a GSA or 300 Super for me!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,693
Posted By Kenbike
That is for sure! Reading the book Detroit an...

That is for sure!
Reading the book Detroit an American Autopsy and it is truly amazing how bad that city has regressed into.
As for the video my riding buddy for the last 44 years is fearless and...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,639
Posted By Kenbike
I agree getting it flashed will wake it up but it...

I agree getting it flashed will wake it up but it not be close to LC GS:D
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,570
Posted By Kenbike
Had Anakee III's on my Yamaha Tenere and they...

Had Anakee III's on my Yamaha Tenere and they worked good but the front was cupping at 4000 miles. The rear had started to square off some. Good traction on dry and wet pavement and ok on fire...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 963
Posted By Kenbike
They work well but when they fail it is 100...

They work well but when they fail it is 100 percent. I had one melt down in my KTM with blue smoke pouring out on the side of the road.
Truck ride home was no fun so the 10 lbs is not worth the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,639
Posted By Kenbike
Sold my 2012 Tenere with lots of modifications...

Sold my 2012 Tenere with lots of modifications including full exhaust system, power commander V with custom map, skid plate crash bars lights heated grips rear rack. Had 14k in my bike and it was a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,786
Posted By Kenbike
Good report, what is the next bike?

Good report, what is the next bike?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,199
Posted By Kenbike
How did the new set up work out? Are you auto...

How did the new set up work out? Are you auto tuning or dyno tuning?
Many guys have never tried a fuel controller but they can really make a difference in how well the bike runs.
My 2014 GSA EFI...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,870
Posted By Kenbike
Went with a 2014 GSA for the look, weather...

Went with a 2014 GSA for the look, weather protection, and range. I was actually think RT VS GSA and felt it provided as much confront on the road as RT but could still run off road! The GSA do 600...
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