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Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,104
Posted By Irish Red
If you read between the lines, what she really...

If you read between the lines, what she really said is that you don't have to get me the $15,000 ring, just a $5,000 ring and a new motorcycle. If you don't get her a descent ring now, you'll end up...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By Irish Red
Laugh It was the dreaded fuel strip. I didn't have any...

It was the dreaded fuel strip. I didn't have any electrical tape so like Tork said, I traded it in on a rocket ship (k1600 gtl). I really like the warp drive, it definitely puts a smile on my face
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By Irish Red
Fuel gage & warning light problem

I have an 08 gs adventure. My low fuel warning light came on and the Gage shows no bars. When I filled the tank, there was a gallon and a half left in the tank. Now with the tank full, the Gage still...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-21-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,000
Posted By Irish Red
Glad you made it safe. It's a little longer, but...

Glad you made it safe. It's a little longer, but next time you might consider cutting over along the coast just before you get to the pass, then cutting back over to I-5 SW of Portland.

Another...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,095
Posted By Irish Red
I have one of these and love it.

I have one of these and love it.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,613
Posted By Irish Red
For my GSA Tourances = street bike TKC =...

For my GSA

Tourances = street bike
TKC = off road

I bought my GSA so I could have a bike that I could comfortably ride on the road and explore forest service roads if I wanted. The bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,112
Posted By Irish Red
Hmmm - saying we're all fat? I resemble that...

Hmmm - saying we're all fat? I resemble that remark :rayof
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,832
Posted By Irish Red
Mine ran fine until the last service. Since then...

Mine ran fine until the last service. Since then I've notice vibration at highway speeds, enough that both my hands go numb. Could this be a throttle body sync issue?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,612
Posted By Irish Red
'08 all 3 boxes, typically 39-40, I have been...

'08 all 3 boxes, typically 39-40, I have been accused of having a heavey throttle.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,353
Posted By Irish Red
I've had similar intermitent problems. After...

I've had similar intermitent problems. After having it towed a couple of times (once from a couple hundred miles away), it always starts at the shop. Finally, video taped it to prove I wasn't just...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2010, 12:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,664
Posted By Irish Red
I use the Blueant Interphone F4. ...

I use the Blueant Interphone F4.

http://www.myblueant.com/products/headsets/interphone/f4/index.php

It provides bluetooth stereo connection to my ipod, connects with my phone and allows me to...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,546
Posted By Irish Red
Where are you in Iowa? I grew up in Iowa City.

Where are you in Iowa? I grew up in Iowa City.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By Irish Red
Just had 2 new ones put on my bike last week....

Just had 2 new ones put on my bike last week. They should have more in stock.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2009, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By Irish Red
Does Kuryakyn make anything that will fit?

Does Kuryakyn make anything that will fit?
Forum: Vendors 08-04-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 969
Posted By Irish Red
Have you looked at Ram-mount yet?

Have you looked at Ram-mount yet?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2009, 05:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,215
Posted By Irish Red
Magnesium! It's just as fast and gets less...

Magnesium! It's just as fast and gets less tickets than Red (stealth mode).
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,340
Posted By Irish Red
Don't forget to stay away from any conversation...

Don't forget to stay away from any conversation having to do with "tires", they'll getcha for that too :bash
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2009, 08:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,340
Posted By Irish Red
Thanks for the confirmation on oil level.

Thanks for the confirmation on oil level.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,340
Posted By Irish Red
Well, of course I put used vegetable oil from my...

Well, of course I put used vegetable oil from my deep fat fryer into the bike. What the heck, if it's good enough for fries and fried chicken, it's good enough for a bmw :clap

Or, another option...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,340
Posted By Irish Red
Oil Change - Too much?

Just changed the oil myself for the first time the other night. Drained it for 15 minutes, no longer dripping. The oil capacity in the owners manual said it takes 1.1 gallons (~ 4.5 quarts). I put in...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2009, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,280
Posted By Irish Red
Congrats! Put the worries out of your mind and...

Congrats! Put the worries out of your mind and just hop on, hold on and enjoy the ride!
Forum: Vendors 07-23-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,202
Posted By Irish Red
Availability in the US?

Availability in the US?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,336
Posted By Irish Red
I've got the pad on my aluminum bmw top case....

I've got the pad on my aluminum bmw top case. With the padded jacket, none of my kids complain when they're riding.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2009, 09:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 806
Posted By Irish Red
I don't have any problems with wind on my GSA....

I don't have any problems with wind on my GSA. I've heard others on GS's comment on having some issues. I'm sure they can speak up for themselves.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2009, 01:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,097
Posted By Irish Red
Add another endorsement for Ernie :thumb

Add another endorsement for Ernie :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2009, 01:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,887
Posted By Irish Red
How much did they lower were they than stock?

How much did they lower were they than stock?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-22-2009, 10:49 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,221
Posted By Irish Red
You are my hero! Or maybe your wife is :clap

You are my hero! Or maybe your wife is :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2009, 10:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,047
Posted By Irish Red
Get the 1200 Adventure, for 2 up long distance...

Get the 1200 Adventure, for 2 up long distance riding and being able to occassionally hit a forest service road, you'll be fine. Better wind protection, plenty of power, fun to ride.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2009, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 738
Posted By Irish Red
Arrrrrgh! You engineers are making my head hurt....

Arrrrrgh! You engineers are making my head hurt. She'll be fine, load her up, tie her down, and go have a good time :wings
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2009, 02:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,196
Posted By Irish Red
Ditto!

Ditto!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2009, 08:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,196
Posted By Irish Red
Went with the MCCruise and it works well on my 08...

Went with the MCCruise and it works well on my 08 GS Adventure. Since I'm mechanically challenged, my local dealer installed it. Heck, Tony even called the dealer on his dime to answer questions....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2009, 08:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 800
Posted By Irish Red
I'm usually running 40-42 with my 08 GS...

I'm usually running 40-42 with my 08 GS Adventure, with bags.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2009, 11:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,077
Posted By Irish Red
The boss lady says she doesn't want to go on any...

The boss lady says she doesn't want to go on any long rides until the kids are grown (13, 12, 10). Guess we don't trust any of our siblings to have enough sense to raise them. At least she let's me...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-07-2009, 02:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,876
Posted By Irish Red
Glad you got the bike back!

Glad you got the bike back!
Forum: Vendors 05-07-2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 95,442
Posted By Irish Red
Great pictures, but she looks way too clean! Take...

Great pictures, but she looks way too clean! Take her out and test those plates. I ordered the same set, can't wait to get them.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,077
Posted By Irish Red
Thumb I moved from an 03 VTX 1800 to my 08 GSA...

I moved from an 03 VTX 1800 to my 08 GSA specifically to give me more riding options. If I see a gravel road I want to travel down, I feel more comfortable than slinging a 750-800# fully dressed...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2009, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,240
Posted By Irish Red
I used my ram-mount on the steering bar for a...

I used my ram-mount on the steering bar for a while and then decided to go for the toura-tech mount on the windshield brace. It's better positioned to allow me to keep my eyes on the road in front of...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2009, 08:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 918
Posted By Irish Red
Both great looking bikes. Congratuations!

Both great looking bikes. Congratuations!
Forum: Vendors 04-30-2009, 08:37 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 95,442
Posted By Irish Red
Thanks Ernie, anxiously waiting for them in...

Thanks Ernie, anxiously waiting for them in Renton.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,785
Posted By Irish Red
+1 Tool tray, have my centec there too.

+1 Tool tray, have my centec there too.
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