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Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,334
Posted By Centurion210
I changed mine from red to blue and have the...

I changed mine from red to blue and have the original red panels. If you like the red, you can drop me a PM. Replacing them is fairly easy but you will have to disassemble a fair bit more than...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 139,594
Posted By Centurion210
Congratulations! My redhead was born at the end...

Congratulations! My redhead was born at the end of July and is called 'Isabella'.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,967
Posted By Centurion210
The guy flies jet-powered aircraft so I think the...

The guy flies jet-powered aircraft so I think the nickname is very appropriate.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 139,594
Posted By Centurion210
Sorry! Just read the new and expanded post. ...

Sorry! Just read the new and expanded post. Really appreciate all the info. I agree, it is somewhat therapeutic... I just have to be careful about how much time I spend cleaning her because the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 139,594
Posted By Centurion210
Will do. Thanks again. I know some people frown...

Will do. Thanks again. I know some people frown upon haaving a shiny GS but she cost me an arm and a leg so I want to keep her shiny whenever the wheather is good :D.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,074
Posted By Centurion210
Our 93 Octane in the US is equivalent to the 98...

Our 93 Octane in the US is equivalent to the 98 Octane in Europe - different measuring methods, same fuel grade... Since the OP is from Austin, TX, I assume he/she is referring to the US octane...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 139,594
Posted By Centurion210
Looks like I can buy it on Amazon in the US. ...

Looks like I can buy it on Amazon in the US. Thank you for the info, Duffs.

Ride Safe!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 139,594
Posted By Centurion210
Looks nice and shiny. What wax did you use on it?

Looks nice and shiny. What wax did you use on it?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 139,594
Posted By Centurion210
I think they are only changing the color for...

I think they are only changing the color for aesthetic purposes. Just like the red springs on my Rallye... It would look cooler in white for what it's worth but I still LOVE my '13, dark springs...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,895
Posted By Centurion210
That means add another week to 10 days for the...

That means add another week to 10 days for the bike to get to your dealer. That was the case for mine. I lived in Ithaca NY for 2 years and if memory serves me right, the winter will be there...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-24-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 547
Posted By Centurion210
BMW Nav IV is the same as unit as the Zumo 660...

BMW Nav IV is the same as unit as the Zumo 660 with only software/firmware differences so the mount is compatible with both.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,473
Posted By Centurion210
From one Texan to another: I could not have said...

From one Texan to another: I could not have said it better! +1
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,481
Posted By Centurion210
Good to hear. Safe riding.

Good to hear. Safe riding.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,481
Posted By Centurion210
Bike is a great alternative to flying but I agree...

Bike is a great alternative to flying but I agree with you - airspeed is something I am definitely not willing to give up on just yet.

Let's hope the new part fixes your bike and you can be up...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,481
Posted By Centurion210
I hear you! I got my CFI just so I would not...

I hear you! I got my CFI just so I would not have to sink money into flying but now the guys I put in the left seat are constantly trying to kill me! :D I guess nothing in life comes for free.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,481
Posted By Centurion210
You have to pump it down; about 92-95 pumps on...

You have to pump it down; about 92-95 pumps on the lever locks the gear down. It does work well when it works (when being the operative word :D)

It sure looks ugly while retracting and extending...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 487,768
Posted By Centurion210
If recent history is any indication, it should be...

If recent history is any indication, it should be launched at Intermot 2014 in Cologne on October 1st...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,481
Posted By Centurion210
Bum deal. I hope they can get you back on the...

Bum deal. I hope they can get you back on the road fast. With so much new technology crammed into the bike, stuff is bound to go wrong and they will be shuffling parts suppliers around until they...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,481
Posted By Centurion210
My answers are below. I hope they help.

My answers are below. I hope they help.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2013, 05:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,481
Posted By Centurion210
I had the 2012 Rallye Edition; had to sell it for...

I had the 2012 Rallye Edition; had to sell it for personal reasons. When I was ready for a new GS, only the GSW was available. So here are my impressions:

1. Power and engine response is much...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,874
Posted By Centurion210
Amen to that! But I wouldn't hold my breath...

Amen to that! But I wouldn't hold my breath while waiting for them to acquire common sense.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,967
Posted By Centurion210
I am sorry to hear about your ordeal. It sounds...

I am sorry to hear about your ordeal. It sounds like you have a very legitimate claim against BMW. Let us know how they resolve things for you. I hope you recover quickly from your injuries.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11,396
Views: 2,159,540
Posted By Centurion210
Great news! Glad it wasn't anything major.

Great news! Glad it wasn't anything major.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,867
Posted By Centurion210
Harleys also cook nuts quite nicely! I don't...

Harleys also cook nuts quite nicely! I don't notice any additional heat due to the radiators on my GSW compared to the older model but the weather has been really hot lately so I may not have...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,967
Posted By Centurion210
I think they are just jealous. They know all too...

I think they are just jealous. They know all too well that you can leave them in your dust with a slight twist of your right wrist!:D

BTW - microfiche-sized is a great adjective to describe...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 139,594
Posted By Centurion210
Mine has Conti Trail Attack 2 tires on it from...

Mine has Conti Trail Attack 2 tires on it from the factory. So far they have been really good to me. I wonder if they use different tires for different markets or do they have a few selected OEM...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,967
Posted By Centurion210
I had a similar issue at idle when I picked mine...

I had a similar issue at idle when I picked mine up from the dealer with whatever fuel they had put in it. The bike only had 2 miles on the clock back then. I have been using Texaco and Chevron...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11,396
Views: 2,159,540
Posted By Centurion210
There is a guy with a 1600GT that took apart and...

There is a guy with a 1600GT that took apart and fixed his switchgear. Since they are similar to those on the GSW, you may want to check that out:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11,396
Views: 2,159,540
Posted By Centurion210
I have the same symbol on my '13 over the light...

I have the same symbol on my '13 over the light sensor; or at least it looks very similar to me...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,132
Posted By Centurion210
Very nice. I also have had the pleasure of...

Very nice. I also have had the pleasure of riding both GS' and they are both great in their own rights. Safe riding to you and your wife.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 139,594
Posted By Centurion210
Glad I could add an extra 1000 to your fun!:D

Glad I could add an extra 1000 to your fun!:D
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 139,594
Posted By Centurion210
Don't be so hard on your pic. BTW my manual says...

Don't be so hard on your pic. BTW my manual says less than 5000 rpm during the first 600 miles though I have been as high up as 6K between shifts momentarily (mainly due to lack of coordination). ...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 139,594
Posted By Centurion210
I had a hard time recognizing you with that grin...

I had a hard time recognizing you with that grin on your face! :D Congratulations! I wish you many years of safe, fun riding. Be sure to let us '13 owners what those '14 quirks are when you get a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 139,594
Posted By Centurion210
That was fast! I had to wait a little over 3...

That was fast! I had to wait a little over 3 months for mine! Congratulations! I hope you are into redheads!:D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,449
Posted By Centurion210
Is your dealer BMW Motorcycles of North Dallas? ...

Is your dealer BMW Motorcycles of North Dallas? If so, they are good people and straight shooters. And, yes; getting a new GS for less than $20K is just as elusive as the Loch Ness monster! :D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2013, 11:48 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,967
Posted By Centurion210
Whatever that is, it's hideous!:rofl

Whatever that is, it's hideous!:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,709
Posted By Centurion210
I meant about the roles that the bike plays;...

I meant about the roles that the bike plays; touring, adventure, off road, sport, etc. My comment was not regarding the bike's mechanical prowess...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2,150
Views: 594,711
Posted By Centurion210
That's what I call 'on the job training'! :D

That's what I call 'on the job training'! :D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,709
Posted By Centurion210
Would I buy it again? Absolutely! I had a...

Would I buy it again? Absolutely!

I had a Rallye Edition GS and was very happy with it but I had to sell it for personal reasons. When I test rode the 2013 Liquid-Cooled GS, I could not...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,666
Posted By Centurion210
I feel the same way. Do you have the wire wheels...

I feel the same way. Do you have the wire wheels or the cast aluminum ones?
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