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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 02:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By Kenbike
Please pass along the website for Mark's screen...

Please pass along the website for Mark's screen supports.
Forum: Beasts 10-17-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 13,734
Posted By Kenbike
They buy it when they don't want to spend 20K on...

They buy it when they don't want to spend 20K on a GS, or maybe they test road both and went with the other brand
I had a 2012 Tenere for a year and put a lot of money into the bike with a full...
Forum: Beasts 10-17-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By Kenbike
Tell him to return it to the dealer under the...

Tell him to return it to the dealer under the lemon law, they all will do that at times. Not good when a bear is closing in on you at camp:D:
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,137
Posted By Kenbike
Very funny, your video will be used out of...

Very funny, your video will be used out of context in more places than you can comprehend!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,891
Posted By Kenbike
I also was torn between the two bikes and went...

I also was torn between the two bikes and went GSA, very happy with the bike.
Made a five day trip to St Pete and did a few 650 mile days and was still ok continuing riding. A RT would be better...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,091,027
Posted By Kenbike
I did not have enough coffee this morning, I do...

I did not have enough coffee this morning, I do not understand what I wrote!
I traded the Tenere in June for a new 2014 GSA. The stock BMW blows the Tenere away in all performance areas and is...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,091,027
Posted By Kenbike
I had a S10 with headers, air box, PCV, and...

I had a S10 with headers, air box, PCV, and custom tune and the heavier GSA which I purchased stock motor blows it away. The other features and quality is much better. I felt the Yamaha plastic...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,137
Posted By Kenbike
I had a Yamaha Tenere and buddies ride FJR, and a...

I had a Yamaha Tenere and buddies ride FJR, and a Connie. Traded for 2014 GSA loaded out and just rolled 5000 miles.
Zero issues and love the bike. Tours better than the Yamaha and about the same...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 207,363
Posted By Kenbike
I would do the rear rack in black also. Might...

I would do the rear rack in black also.
Might be my winter project. Could the the header jet coated black for a real cool look.
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,538
Posted By Kenbike
Go with a twin or triple and less than 500 lbs. ...

Go with a twin or triple and less than 500 lbs. you will enjoy!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,500
Posted By Kenbike
Not a bad idea, will check how easy it is to open...

Not a bad idea, will check how easy it is to open the flapper valve and disable it from closing.
I am not planning on a exhaust system upgrade but would enjoy seeing someone spend the bucks and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,882
Posted By Kenbike
You made a great choice! I have tried many...

You made a great choice!
I have tried many other bikes and purchased the same bike and kick myself for waiting so long to get a GSA.
Traded in a 2012 Tenere and very happy with the upgrade.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,500
Posted By Kenbike
It would be interesting to see actual results on...

It would be interesting to see actual results on a lC GS with dyno runs and a driving report. I wonder if the fuel system can day enough fuel to keep the engine in the proper air fuel ratio with a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,500
Posted By Kenbike
Instead of debating let's get a stock bike on a...

Instead of debating let's get a stock bike on a dyno then install the system and run it. I would guess as most full system with reduced back pressure it would have slightly lower power below 5000...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 830
Posted By Kenbike
Just order the standard height and return it...

Just order the standard height and return it within 30 days if you do not like the seat for no charge.
I really like my seat same height as stock and much better comfront.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-20-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By Kenbike
Thanks guys! Should be a fun weekend

Thanks guys!
Should be a fun weekend
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-18-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By Kenbike
Springfield mile visit (IL)

My wife and I are visiting Springfield Labor Day weekend and noticed the flat track race is running Sunday:clap
We also plan on visiting a horse show for her Saturday at the Fairgrounds:huh
I plan...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 25,776
Posted By Kenbike
The English versions confirms they are invading...

The English versions confirms they are invading Poland:D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,599
Posted By Kenbike
I have installed full systems or slip on for all...

I have installed full systems or slip on for all of my last bikes. spent $500 to $1455 for a TigCraft for a Tuono. They did add some improvement in power but most helped only in the top 25% of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,461
Posted By Kenbike
I think they make two seat heights and they both...

I think they make two seat heights and they both come with high or low rubber bumpers. I have the standard height seat with the low bumpers and sit 3/4" lower than the stock height GSA seat in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,461
Posted By Kenbike
My is black with silver piping. I removed my...

My is black with silver piping. I removed my Orange 1200 GSA stickers the first hour it came home.
Seat looks good in either material be careful having to many shades of orange.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 978
Posted By Kenbike
I just got my Sargent seat set and the pillion...

I just got my Sargent seat set and the pillion seat is wider and 1/2" taller than stock 2014 GSA. My wife like it much better than stock due to being firm.
We both felt the stock seats are so soft...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,461
Posted By Kenbike
My Sargent seats arrived sat and so far so good. ...

My Sargent seats arrived sat and so far so good. Quality is very good and the wider driver seat provides confront for much more than stock. Very firm but that is good! I did order the sticker...
Forum: Americas 07-31-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,210
Posted By Kenbike
I also vote for a few days around Copper Harbor...

I also vote for a few days around Copper Harbor and the Quincy copper mine tour south in Houghton. Love the UP and also from the bridge down the west side of the LP. US 31 is great and be sure to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By Kenbike
Guys over at the orange crush have 19" put on the...

Guys over at the orange crush have 19" put on the adventures for a better street tire that most end up riding.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By Kenbike
He did a seat for me last year and was very hard...

He did a seat for me last year and was very hard to get hold of, tried to get him to rework my GSA seat sent emails and he called once but never could get on the phone to speak with him so punted and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,599
Posted By Kenbike
Let us know how it sounds and runs, what year of...

Let us know how it sounds and runs, what year of bike do you have?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-23-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By Kenbike
Thanks for the route advice, I have a EZ Pass so...

Thanks for the route advice, I have a EZ Pass so that should help.
What else should I check out on Long Island? for a first time visitor?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-22-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By Kenbike
I wanted to visit Billy Joel's cycle shop on Long...

I wanted to visit Billy Joel's cycle shop on Long Island and check to area.
If I wanted to beat the traffic how early does it build up?
Are all the bridges tolls?

In 1980 is was going to work in...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-20-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By Kenbike
Meadowlands to Long Island

I will have a Friday in a few weeks to kill why my wife is in class at the Meadowlands race track. I want to visit Long Island by car but wanted advise should a guy from Cleveland drive across New...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 2,548
Views: 459,620
Posted By Kenbike
I would go with a tricked out KLR 650. Install...

I would go with a tricked out KLR 650. Install shocks and forks, pannier racks slip on, jet kit and bike crash bars. No worries about all of the electronic parts and just a carb.
If between a GSA...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2,548
Views: 459,620
Posted By Kenbike
Did 330 miles of two lane ohio roads today with a...

Did 330 miles of two lane ohio roads today with a FJR, VFR, and a Honda 1300 cruiser. It really magnifies the difference between my old Tenere and the GSA.
I when I owned the Yamaha kept telling...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 21,112
Posted By Kenbike
Just purchased a 2014 GSA and I hope it will be...

Just purchased a 2014 GSA and I hope it will be better than the 2012 Tenere and 2007 KTM Adv. Both bikes had issues over a total of 30,000 miles.Yamaha was better than KTM but it did have fork...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,629
Posted By Kenbike
Which air hawk did you use and how much seat...

Which air hawk did you use and how much seat height does it add?
I run the low position but ok with the high seat which is about an inch.
Just hate to send big bucks for a seat.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By Kenbike
I have a GSA with the heavy crank and find it is...

I have a GSA with the heavy crank and find it is a good all around comprise for slow speed and still builds rpm's well. Test road the GSW and did feel it was to touchy. My last bike was a Tenere...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5,073
Views: 812,178
Posted By Kenbike
I like the look! What seat are you using? How...

I like the look!
What seat are you using? How do you like it?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,216
Posted By Kenbike
I was going for a new RT when the no sell order...

I was going for a new RT when the no sell order hit. Went back and checked all of the BMW's and decided on the 2014 GSA. Only 400 miles but really enjoy the bike. The seat is on the soft side for...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,580
Posted By Kenbike
The seat arrived it is for the old GSA so it is...

The seat arrived it is for the old GSA so it is back to Revzilla and the correct seat is not shipping until mid July.
Just going to have to wait.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,580
Posted By Kenbike
I decided to try a Saddleman low touring seat for...

I decided to try a Saddleman low touring seat for my GSA. I can return it if it does not have any damage in the event it does not meet my needs. Should have today.
Will report back after testing.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,580
Posted By Kenbike
Who has ridden on the new seat for the wet head...

Who has ridden on the new seat for the wet head GS or GSA?
I find the stock seat is way to soft for my 220 lbs and require better support from the foam.
Does it support better and did anyone use...
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