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Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,018
Posted By G.Man
Great point, thanks. I never considered this.

Great point, thanks. I never considered this.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,018
Posted By G.Man
Thanks for your perspective. I have the GSAW...

Thanks for your perspective.

I have the GSAW so I intend to use the cylinder guards together with the stock engine guards
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,018
Posted By G.Man
And here's the TT Crashbar mounted guards :

And here's the TT Crashbar mounted guards :
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,018
Posted By G.Man
Here's a view of the guard from machineartmoto

Here's a view of the guard from machineartmoto
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,018
Posted By G.Man
Cylinder Guards - Machineart Moto or Touratech?

I'm planning to get a set of cylinder guards for my 2014 GSAW. I'm leaning towards the Touratech Aluminum Cylinder Head Guards,...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 15,019
Posted By G.Man
Main compartment NOT waterproof?

Hi Guys,

I'm very keen to get this bag. Living in the tropics, we do get torrential rain quite often. So having the main compartment waterproof is very important.

I know that it's claimed to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-17-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,369
Posted By G.Man
Thanks for sharing. That's giving me more...

Thanks for sharing. That's giving me more confidence to keep my tires for the trip. I'm now at 7500km (not 4000 miles as I previously stated), and the round trip will be about 6000km. So hopefully...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-14-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,369
Posted By G.Man
How many miles do the TA2s last? I've got...

How many miles do the TA2s last?

I've got 4000 miles on mine and I'm wondering if they can make it to 10000?
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,881
Posted By G.Man
Thanks for the new review. Hope that Rev'it...

Thanks for the new review. Hope that Rev'it sorts out the pants for you.

I'm curious, how was the venting when it hit 96? How would you compare it, say, to a full mesh jacket. If a full mesh...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,680
Posted By G.Man
Good to know. I'm eagerly awaiting the risers i...

Good to know. I'm eagerly awaiting the risers i ordered.

Thanks for being great people to deal with! :)
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,257
Posted By G.Man
Thanks for sharing, everyone. I've checked...

Thanks for sharing, everyone.

I've checked with the Service Manager at the local dealership. He's a pretty experienced rider, and done a few river crossings too.

He's pretty much said the same...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,257
Posted By G.Man
I'm not asking about the installation process. ...

I'm not asking about the installation process. I'm asking if anyone has experience with water crossings, and whether the snorkel is really necessary.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,257
Posted By G.Man
Water Crossing on Water Cooled models

Here's the irony, apparently the final drive on water cooled models are susceptible to ingress from water during river crossings.

And 'thankfully' we have Touratech to the rescue. They've got a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,680
Posted By G.Man
Cool. Thanks so much for sharing your experience!

Cool. Thanks so much for sharing your experience!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,680
Posted By G.Man
I finally found some details on Advdesigns.com ...

I finally found some details on Advdesigns.com

"In order to fit most 2014+ R1200GSAdventure LC's the front brake cable must be lengthened 2 inches OR you must lift the gas tank and adjust the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,680
Posted By G.Man
That's good to hear. Do you have any issues when...

That's good to hear. Do you have any issues when turning to full lock?

Just to be sure, was this the model you bought? ...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,680
Posted By G.Man
Thanks for sharing. Which model did you buy?...

Thanks for sharing.

Which model did you buy? According to a post on Revzilla, the Risers that fit the 2013-2014 GSW doesn't fit the GSAW well.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-18-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 877
Views: 85,077
Posted By G.Man
Ok thanks that helps!

Ok thanks that helps!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-18-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 877
Views: 85,077
Posted By G.Man
Recommendations for SD Card?

Just got my Nav5 :)

Is there any recommendation for which SD Card to use? Would a faster card make any difference, or should I just get a generic?
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,881
Posted By G.Man
Great review! Hope to hear more about the...

Great review! Hope to hear more about the venting. I live in the tropics, and since it can rain any time of the year, the Poseidon is the suit I've had my eyes on for a long time.

Look forward...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,805
Posted By G.Man
6 coats per box? Ok, so 3 cans do go a long way.

6 coats per box? Ok, so 3 cans do go a long way.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,805
Posted By G.Man
Great pictures! I'm thinking doing the same for...

Great pictures! I'm thinking doing the same for my panniers, so I've got a few questions for you if you don't mind.

How many coats did you spray on? And how many cans did you use in total for...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By G.Man
I'm sorry to sound ignorant, as I just send my...

I'm sorry to sound ignorant, as I just send my bike to to dealer to do the oil change.

But thanks for raising this point. Does the extra work only apply to the Long Skid plate?

Or would the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By G.Man
Thanks! Yes i watched the video, and it did seem...

Thanks! Yes i watched the video, and it did seem a little trickier. Since we're on the topic, the connection point seems a little flimsy. It looks like one end of the U-shaped piece looks is only...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By G.Man
TT Expedition Skid Plate Long vs Regular Skid Plate + Extension

Hi folks,

I'm getting my GSAW soon, and I'm thinking of changing the stock skid plate for something more robust.

I came across the Skid plates from Touratech, and I'm wondering if there's a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-03-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 877
Views: 85,077
Posted By G.Man
Zumo590

Garmin has just announced the Zumo 590. Wonder how this stacks up to the Nav5. Maybe it's Garmin equivalent of the Nav5?
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-03-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 877
Views: 85,077
Posted By G.Man
Thanks Dan.

Thanks Dan.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-02-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 877
Views: 85,077
Posted By G.Man
Thanks Dan. I will be mounting this on the...

Thanks Dan.

I will be mounting this on the GSAW that has GPS Prep installed. So I won't be needing the cradle.

Good to know that Nav5 doesn't force A2DP connection. Btw, what is HSP, and how...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-01-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 877
Views: 85,077
Posted By G.Man
Does the Nav5 play well with SENA SR10 and SMH10?

I'm currently using this a Zum660, Sena SR10, Sena SMH10, a 2way Radio and my iPhone. This was the

As illustrated in the attached diagram, the SR10 is the hub (the Zumo and 2way radio are...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 31,523
Posted By G.Man
Thanks! Yes it does. Which is more comfy, in...

Thanks! Yes it does. Which is more comfy, in your opinion?
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,789
Posted By G.Man
Great report. Thanks for all the photos. I'm...

Great report. Thanks for all the photos. I'm inspired now!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 31,523
Posted By G.Man
Thanks for chiming in guys. I'm still...

Thanks for chiming in guys.

I'm still wondering if the touratech seat is as wide as the BMW seat. I ask this because i remember that on the oil cooled bikes, Sargent Low seats were 'so wide',...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 31,523
Posted By G.Man
Touratech Low Seat vs BMW Low Seat

Anyone know if there's a difference in height or width between the BMW Low Seat and the Touratech Comfort low seat?

I'm getting the GSAW soon, and I believe that the BMW Low seat will suit me...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 622
Posted By G.Man
Thanks for sharing. So the main difference...

Thanks for sharing.

So the main difference between 2s and the 3s is the lighter weight?
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 622
Posted By G.Man
BMW Summer 3 vs Summer 2 Pants

I saw the Summer 3 at the dealer recently and they look great.

Does anyone know if they shrink after washing? I've heard that the Summer2s will.

More importantly, what are the differences...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By G.Man
BMW Summer 3 vs Summer 2 Pants?

I saw the Summer 3 at the dealer recently and they look great.

Does anyone know if they shrink after washing? I've heard that the Summer2s will.

More importantly, what are the differences...
Forum: Vendors 09-08-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1,515
Views: 246,266
Posted By G.Man
Poseidon

I'm also pretty keen on the Poseidon Jacket and possibly the Pants.

I have a question about the Goretex fabric. I currently wear the Dainese Phillip Goretex Jacket.

I see that the Poseidon is...
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,044
Posted By G.Man
Any wind noise from the Sena mount?

Hi Mike,

Thanks for the write up.

I want to ask, do you find any wind noise coming from the Sena unit?

I ask this because I mounted my Sena in a similar position on my Nolan N104. The...
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 792
Posted By G.Man
Dainese Air Tourer S-ST vs Rev'it Airwave

I'm thinking of getting a mesh jacket for short day trips. Anyone tried the Air Tourers yet?

I didn't like any of Dainese's mesh jackets (like Airframe, Air Flux, and Air 3) until this one came...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,091
Posted By G.Man
Well said. Guys, i respect that each of you...

Well said.

Guys, i respect that each of you have your views on weather it's PITA or not. But let's please keep to the topic.

It's not whether you agree with the issue of cleaning. I'm asking...
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