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Forum: Face plant 01-22-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,000
Posted By kendives
I also ride year 'round. And I've been concerned...

I also ride year 'round. And I've been concerned about tire pressure change because our temps can vary by 40 degrees from day to day in the winter.
I fill my tires from a scuba tank (very dry air)....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,799
Posted By kendives
Bring your checkbook:rofl

Bring your checkbook:rofl
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,312
Posted By kendives
My Gerbing heated gloves are my first choice for...

My Gerbing heated gloves are my first choice for cold riding. 500 mile ride last week in 28 degree weather and never turned them over half power.

I've got the BMW winter gloves also. I've worn...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 998
Posted By kendives
Looks pretty normal compared to mine, ...

Looks pretty normal compared to mine,

I've got a GSWA and it runs about 185 degrees fahrenheit during the winter in traffic. Temps here are in the low to mid 30s when I'm commuting to or from...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,999
Posted By kendives
I have a '14 GSA with everything except #4, #5, &...

I have a '14 GSA with everything except #4, #5, & #8.

Wish I had #4, don't care about the others.

I don't know if it will work in your location but Garmin has an app that puts weather radar,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-19-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1,158
Views: 415,186
Posted By kendives
There are 2 kinds of off road riders. ...

There are 2 kinds of off road riders.

Those that have fallen...
and those that lie about it.:rofl

Welcome to the nap club
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,858
Posted By kendives
Very nice! Go and ride it. You'll never...

Very nice!

Go and ride it. You'll never regret it.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 10,205
Posted By kendives
Mine are not as weak as yours. After an hour ride...

Mine are not as weak as yours. After an hour ride with them on high they are hot to the bare hand but not so much I can't hold on.
Through gloves the heated grips are basically useless.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,180
Posted By kendives
Was the GPS the Nav V in the BMW cradle or an...

Was the GPS the Nav V in the BMW cradle or an aftermarket?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-30-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7,371
Views: 2,520,165
Posted By kendives
You do realize you've given a whole new meaning...

You do realize you've given a whole new meaning to "up a creek on a Harley":rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,226
Posted By kendives
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,587
Posted By kendives
Wicked I moved to a 2014 GSWA from a GS. I too was...

I moved to a 2014 GSWA from a GS. I too was worried about low speed maneuvering (especially with the big tank) and picking it up. I found it was easier to ride it than to think about it when going...
Forum: Vendors 10-03-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 786
Views: 118,008
Posted By kendives
'14 R1200GSWA and I have NO heat problems on the...

'14 R1200GSWA and I have NO heat problems on the right.
I even keep my rubber rainsuit in there.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1,206
Views: 287,641
Posted By kendives
Nap Time! :rofl Been there, done that.

Nap Time! :rofl

Been there, done that.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By kendives
I have the stock led auxiliary lights on my GSWA....

I have the stock led auxiliary lights on my GSWA. I use them almost continuously. I don't turn them off when I shut down the bike.

Sometimes when I turn the key they come on and stay on. Sometimes...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By kendives
Very Nice!:clap

Very Nice!:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,031
Posted By kendives
Noticed this on the description ●...

Noticed this on the description

● Connection method: Standard OBDII interface, micro USB2.0

I never found a "Standard OBDII interface" on the GS. Can't see how it would work.
Forum: Vendors 09-11-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 118,008
Posted By kendives
YEP! :clap

YEP! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By kendives
I don't think they need the plastic one. I had a...

I don't think they need the plastic one. I had a spare key made with only the VIN and proof of ownership. I did it over the phone.

I did use the plastic key one time when my regular key was...
Forum: Vendors 09-10-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 26,568
Posted By kendives
Having a bit of a problem with clarity of the...

Having a bit of a problem with clarity of the speakers on my 20S.

I wear earplugs to save what hearing I have left. I have a NAV V paired as a phone with the phone paired to the NAV V to use...
Forum: Vendors 09-08-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 118,008
Posted By kendives
ALMOST makes me wish I had gone with the natural...

ALMOST makes me wish I had gone with the natural color instead of the black.
But then I walk out and look at mine and know I made the right choice.
Forum: Vendors 09-02-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 118,008
Posted By kendives
Got mine. They mounted right up and locked in...

Got mine. They mounted right up and locked in solid.
They look very well made
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,568
Posted By kendives
10,500 miles on my '14 GSWA. Only...

10,500 miles on my '14 GSWA.

Only problem, occasional sticky left switch button. Not a real problem. Worked as it was supposed to, just had to occasionally tap it to go to the next screen. ...
Forum: Vendors 08-29-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 786
Views: 118,008
Posted By kendives
Patience is hard after waiting this long. I came...

Patience is hard after waiting this long. I came d*#n close to just riding up and getting mine. It's only 5 1/2 hours away. But now it's on the delivery truck for Tuesday.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,370
Posted By kendives
I've had a similar type of problem. If I left...

I've had a similar type of problem. If I left anything plugged into the accessory port my bike was dead in a day. I was okay if I left it overnight but not if I went 24 hours.

I have XM and used...
Forum: Vendors 08-28-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 118,008
Posted By kendives
Got my tracking number! :clap

Got my tracking number! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,603
Posted By kendives
Sounds like your problem is more "Monkey Butt"...

Sounds like your problem is more "Monkey Butt" than seat but...

My wife rides horses and they have pads to go under the saddle. I have found these to be really helpful for me on long distance...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,961
Posted By kendives
I've got 10,500 miles on mine. Front is still...

I've got 10,500 miles on mine. Front is still very good. The rear still has more tread than I expected.
Noisy - Yes, dry traction - good, wet traction - good, Off road gravel - ok, mud - scary.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 891
Posted By kendives
I like the OEM also. Everyone tells me my...

I like the OEM also.
Everyone tells me my GSWA looks like a Transformer and the OEM headlight guard fits right in with that look.
Forum: Vendors 08-22-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 786
Views: 118,008
Posted By kendives
CLose! The wait is killing me now.:lol3

CLose! The wait is killing me now.:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By kendives
I'm waiting on Globescouts. In the meantime I...

I'm waiting on Globescouts. In the meantime I have been using FirstGear soft bags I picked up used.
I've had no problems with just hanging them on the racks. Except they look funny, so small and not...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,647
Posted By kendives
I'm well over 200:wink:, have the heavy hand, and...

I'm well over 200:wink:, have the heavy hand, and lots of stuff on my '14 GSWA.
I averaged between 42 to 44 running 75 to 80 on the interstate for 600 miles.

On the way back it was half...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 30,438
Posted By kendives
I've got Anakee 3 tires on my '14 GSWA. Right at...

I've got Anakee 3 tires on my '14 GSWA. Right at 9,500 miles so far. I can definitely get another thousand miles out of the rear. The front looks good for another 5,000. This is comparable to what I...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,724
Posted By kendives
On my '07 GS I always got at least 10,000 on std...

On my '07 GS I always got at least 10,000 on std Tourance rear (not the Tourance Next). Usually about 15,000+ on the front.

On my '14 GSWA I have 9,400 and the rear looks good for at least...
Forum: Vendors 08-08-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 118,008
Posted By kendives
+1 for black I had black Happy-Trails on my...

+1 for black

I had black Happy-Trails on my GS. I was going with the natural look Globescouts for the GSWA until I saw the black. They look goooooood:evil
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,304
Posted By kendives
I didn't notice any hearing loss either until one...

I didn't notice any hearing loss either until one day...

My hearing went from good to bad within only a few days. Tests showed it was cumulative and just then got to be where I noticed it. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,073
Posted By kendives
I had Ohlins on my '07 GS and they were way...

I had Ohlins on my '07 GS and they were way better than stock. For my '14 GSWA I went with ESA.

I find the ESA great for me. The ability to change suspension on the fly is what really makes...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 646
Views: 75,919
Posted By kendives
BMW Catalog

From the BMW USA Catalog

******************************


PRO GEAR-SHIFT ASSIST
Can only be retrofitted to R 1200 GS models built from 2014 onwards
Enables faster upshifts and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 646
Views: 75,919
Posted By kendives
BMW Catalog

From the BMW USA catalog, page 80

**********************

PRO GEAR-SHIFT ASSIST
Can only be retrofitted to R 1200 GS models built from 2014 onwards
Enables faster upshifts and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 17,610
Posted By kendives
Took mine in to check on the recall. Dealer said...

Took mine in to check on the recall. Dealer said I needed a new pump but he was out of stock. This was on a Thursday. He said he would get one in from Germany and have it ready the following...
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