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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-23-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 904
Posted By VanXR
It's not a race until your buddy pokes his front...

It's not a race until your buddy pokes his front wheel up by yours then it's fair game. 60 mph's up a sand wash is not race pace.

J/K. This is probably the best organized dual sport you will...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,191
Posted By VanXR
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By VanXR
Pretty sure that's for the parking light. w5w or...

Pretty sure that's for the parking light. w5w or something like that.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,546
Posted By VanXR
WOW, I made an appointment to get my 2013 GS...

WOW, I made an appointment to get my 2013 GS serviced at Long Beach for December 2nd. Guess I will cancel that and head to Irv Seaver. Thanks for the heads up on their poor customer service.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-21-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 979
Posted By VanXR
+1 for Dawn. Works like a charm. I don't like...

+1 for Dawn. Works like a charm. I don't like simple green or orange as it's not very gentle on aluminum IMO
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-21-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 661
Posted By VanXR
Lot's of sand out by Vegas. Oh and rocks too. A...

Lot's of sand out by Vegas. Oh and rocks too. A good start is Trabuco Creek road and it's nice and close. Just watch out for squids thinking they're in a rally race with dads Subaru.

Steve
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By VanXR
Great video. Never new it could be adjusted

Great video. Never new it could be adjusted
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 13,613
Posted By VanXR
I'll never get these 20 minutes back. Argh. ...

I'll never get these 20 minutes back. Argh. Stupid stupid stupid
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,289
Posted By VanXR
Win

Win
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,260
Posted By VanXR
I used a battery tender on my '05 GS, '09 RT and...

I used a battery tender on my '05 GS, '09 RT and now on my '13 GS with NEVER any issues OR dead batteries. Some will say don't other will have my experience.
Steve
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 49,428
Posted By VanXR
Originally Posted by VanXR...

Originally Posted by VanXR http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/cRaSH/viewpost.gif (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25295542#post25295542)
Skeptical...
Those were my...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,272
Posted By VanXR
:d

:d
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,272
Posted By VanXR
What oil are you using?

What oil are you using?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,824
Posted By VanXR
Disappointed. Saw the first one in 1971 I was...

Disappointed. Saw the first one in 1971 I was 6. I have not stopped riding since. I guess I was expecting more. No desert racing/riding and no Baja. What a bummer as I really wanted to enjoy this...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 775
Posted By VanXR
I had an '05 and the tool kit posted is correct. ...

I had an '05 and the tool kit posted is correct. The only useful tool was the little plastic knob to get the oil filler cap off imho.
The tray was just a piece of plastic to take up space and...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 917
Posted By VanXR
Tried that. I'm 180lbs and have tried all the...

Tried that. I'm 180lbs and have tried all the different ESA settings which is what brought me to the thoughts of tires or wheel out of round.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 917
Posted By VanXR
Thanks for all the responses so far. I'm...

Thanks for all the responses so far.
I'm still wondering if the dealer will replace the tires at 6000 if they are what are causing the shake. I don't want to pay for new tires "hoping" it goes...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 917
Posted By VanXR
Thanks. Most guys said with different tires...

Thanks. Most guys said with different tires their 2013's were stable too. I looked at the steering damper but if tires can fix it at their cost I'd be happy with that. I like the GPR damper but...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 917
Posted By VanXR
2013 GS1200 headshake

I recently picked up a 2013 GSLC and it has a bit of headshake at certain speeds. From searching ADVRIDER and other sites it seems that the Metzeler Tourance Next tires are most likely the issue. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,692
Posted By VanXR
A bit pricey??? Whew. Nice garage of bikes...

A bit pricey??? Whew. Nice garage of bikes Junkie! Must look a little like mine. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 839
Posted By VanXR
I heard (from the internet) that recycled oil is...

I heard (from the internet) that recycled oil is just as clean as new oil. Can I use recycled oil?:D
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,744
Posted By VanXR
Me too!!! I use it in my F350 dually and I swear...

Me too!!! I use it in my F350 dually and I swear it almost floats down the highway. Gas mileage is better too!!!:rofl
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By VanXR
KLR Owner?

KLR Owner?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,199
Posted By VanXR
Originally Posted by ExDucRider...

Originally Posted by ExDucRider http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/cRaSH/viewpost.gif (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25338834#post25338834)
I am taking a trip from...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,597
Posted By VanXR
Watch

Went dirt biking in Lucerne Valley Ca. and lost my watch somewhere out in the 140K acres. Chalked the watch up as a loss. About 6 months later I was out with some buddies riding some trails and...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By VanXR
Vario case is different than standard GSA case I...

Vario case is different than standard GSA case I believe
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,273
Posted By VanXR
I just got a GSA windscreen for my GS. ...

I just got a GSA windscreen for my GS. Windscreen has 5005 miles on it. If you want a stock replacement send me a PM and I'll work a deal for you.

Steve
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 49,428
Posted By VanXR
Skeptical... Those were my thoughts. I've been...

Skeptical...
Those were my thoughts. I've been riding for a lot of years. (42) and ever since I hit puberty I have more hair on my ass than head. I've tried everything to prevent monkey butt and...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,546
Posted By VanXR
Look for the "date stamp" on the tires. It will...

Look for the "date stamp" on the tires. It will typically be a 4 digit code in week/year format. example 4811 = 48th week of 2011.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,092
Posted By VanXR
Rt gsa

My .02, I had an '05 GS1200 and loved it. I'm planning a long cross country ride and my riding buddy has a RT1200. He kept telling me and I kept listening why the RT would be a better bike for our...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 597
Posted By VanXR
+1 Mine would chug, chug, vroom, chug, vroom,...

+1 Mine would chug, chug, vroom, chug, vroom, chug, vroom. So I'm guessing it was just like yours.:D
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 700
Posted By VanXR
Ok did a VIN Code search (thanks google) and got...

Ok did a VIN Code search (thanks google) and got a bunch of codes in GERMAN... any idea what the code is for low suspension or low seat?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 905
Posted By VanXR
No pictures = it didn't happen.

No pictures = it didn't happen.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 700
Posted By VanXR
Anyone? Bueller? Wait not Bueller...

Anyone? Bueller? Wait not Bueller...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 700
Posted By VanXR
2013 GS/W low supension or regular??

I'm looking at a used 2013 GS. Is there a way to identify if it is a "low suspension" model? (vin search etc.)
I know if I sit on it I SHOULD be able to know but I just want to make sure I'm not...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-20-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,039
Posted By VanXR
+3. Three bikes in with issues and 4 days later...

+3. Three bikes in with issues and 4 days later 3 bikes out running like raped apes.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-12-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10,617
Views: 823,257
Posted By VanXR
CNF is on fire. Blackstar Canyon area. This is...

CNF is on fire. Blackstar Canyon area. This is not going to end well...
Argh
Forum: Americas 09-09-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 857
Posted By VanXR
Thanks for all the ideas and PLEASE keep them...

Thanks for all the ideas and PLEASE keep them coming. I've been working on Mapsource (I like it a lot better than Garmin's new one) and I have been to AAA a few times for different maps. I want to...
Forum: Americas 09-08-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 857
Posted By VanXR
Time is somewhat open. I'm thinking 4 weeks. ...

Time is somewhat open. I'm thinking 4 weeks. I've been riding since I was 5 (dirt) and street/dual sport for the last 12 years. I've taken numerous 3-5 day trips. I will bring camping gear but...
Forum: Americas 09-06-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 857
Posted By VanXR
West to East and back again

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