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Forum: Equipment 04-19-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By Trailblazin
ECE 22.05 Helmet for Europe?

I have an Arai XD-4 and it's DOT/Snell. What will happen if I get pulled over in Europe? This helmet is top of the line... I paid a LOT for it. I don't want to buy a different helmet.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2,668
Views: 377,078
Posted By Trailblazin
LOUD screech... It's only happened three times...

LOUD screech... It's only happened three times but it seems to do it randomly in between songs. It's RIDICULOUSLY loud... scares the shit out of me and really hurts my ears. Is this a SENA SMH10...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By Trailblazin
lol... bluetooth and something designed for a...

lol... bluetooth and something designed for a helmet.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By Trailblazin
Best way to listen to tunes?

I just need some in helmet bluetooth speakers. Could care less about calling people or doing voice intercoms. Do they make something like this? All I can find is the Sena's that have way more than...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By Trailblazin
'15 GSA - What load setting do you run?

I initially had my bike set to one helmet... then I switched it to 1 helmet + luggage icon and it rose half a foot off the ground! I weigh 170 lbs and have the 31/35L cases always attached and I...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By Trailblazin
Tint the stock windshield?

What's the best way to get this windscreen tinted? I wonder if I can take it to a regular tint shop for cars?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 26,533
Posted By Trailblazin
Dunkel means dark. But, you don't want to name...

Dunkel means dark. But, you don't want to name your bike after a red beer... "Rot" is just not fitting for a bike name ;)

You'll commonly see in Germany two options for bier. Dunkel or Helles...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 386,616
Posted By Trailblazin
Game on. http://i.imgur.com/4jdfkDQ.jpg

Game on.
http://i.imgur.com/4jdfkDQ.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,435
Posted By Trailblazin
I just paid $20,300 US Dollars out the door for a...

I just paid $20,300 US Dollars out the door for a loaded 2015 GS Adventure in Germany. 1.39% interest rate here too.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,750
Posted By Trailblazin
Yes but I dont want to buy one. I want to trade....

Yes but I dont want to buy one. I want to trade. Dont think the dealerships willing.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,750
Posted By Trailblazin
I just want a solid black seat. I thought I was...

I just want a solid black seat. I thought I was going to be able to get the GS seat for my GSA but they didnt know anything about that. I pick my bike up next week and im going to ask again. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,750
Posted By Trailblazin
Sargent Seat

First time buying an aftermarket seat... do I have to send him my OEM seat or is that all included w the $700 price tag?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 942
Posted By Trailblazin
Hippo grip recommendations for GSA

Anyone use them? I need them to fit over bark busters.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By Trailblazin
Germany riding groups?

Anyone know of any that wouldnt mind an American tagging along? I'm learning German so the language barrier is welcome.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 681
Posted By Trailblazin
November/Dec Orders equipped with Trail Attacks/anakee?

Curious what my bikes goin to have, dealer said it could be anakee 3 or trail attacks. Anyone out there recently take order of a bike? What tires were mounted?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 799
Posted By Trailblazin
Anyway to keep them from turnin crap brown?

Anyway to keep them from turnin crap brown?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 799
Posted By Trailblazin
Chrome Exhaust Option?

Ordered a new GSA today. I was under the impression the chrome exhaust option made the muffler cannister shiney chrome? Dealer said it just makes the pipes chrome so they dont turn crap brown. Can...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,053
Posted By Trailblazin
31/38 or 38/45 Panniers?

I think the 31/38 Touratech panniers are sexier. Should I get the bigger ones though? I typically pack light. Anyone out there wish they went bigger after the fact?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,650
Posted By Trailblazin
Are earplugs really necessary? I could hear my...

Are earplugs really necessary? I could hear my own voice plain as day at highway speeds on my f800.... Im pretty sure no hearing damage was happenin
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,816
Posted By Trailblazin
I'm not seeing an option to get 35L cases for the...

I'm not seeing an option to get 35L cases for the '14 GSA, they only have a link on there for the 45L on advdepot
Forum: Europe 07-23-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,548
Posted By Trailblazin
Thanks for the advice, I'm active duty USAF and...

Thanks for the advice, I'm active duty USAF and heading to Ramstein.

MSF course within the last year? They won't sign me up for it here in the states unless it's older than 3 years old. I guess...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,511
Posted By Trailblazin
Ya, it changed my mind. I think I'm sold on the...

Ya, it changed my mind. I think I'm sold on the ESA now. I haven't ordered the bike quite yet, I'm waiting until I get to Germany in Sept.
Forum: Europe 07-22-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,548
Posted By Trailblazin
I'll be ordering it through military sales...

I'll be ordering it through military sales because it's significantly cheaper. I can save almost $4k compared equivalently to a US bike. I like the idea of picking it up at the factory though, I'll...
Forum: Europe 07-21-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,548
Posted By Trailblazin
Germany inbound/'15 R1200GSA on Order

I've never traveled outside North America so I was pretty excited when I got orders to work in Germany for 4-7 years! I plan on ordering my new bike this fall and will be preparing to put a lot of...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,511
Posted By Trailblazin
Would the ESA shocks that you're expecting be...

Would the ESA shocks that you're expecting be more expensive than a set of regular shocks?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,511
Posted By Trailblazin
Ya, I have... I'm just making sure it's the right...

Ya, I have... I'm just making sure it's the right decision really.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,511
Posted By Trailblazin
That's just it, I only ride 1 up and I would...

That's just it, I only ride 1 up and I would never change the setting. Do I get the same suspension without ESA? Am I just missing out on the luxury of being able to adjust it on the fly? I feel...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,511
Posted By Trailblazin
Why don't I just put that extra $1000 to a Ohlins...

Why don't I just put that extra $1000 to a Ohlins suspension or something?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,511
Posted By Trailblazin
Ordering new bike--Get ESA?

I have the ESA option on my F800GS and I NEVER use it. I always keep it in comfort and I can't tell if it actually does anything at all when I do change it. Should I spend the $1000 bucks to add it...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 386,616
Posted By Trailblazin
What products do you guys use to detail your...

What products do you guys use to detail your bikes? I struggled keeping the black areas around the engine looking new on my F800gs.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 27,795
Posted By Trailblazin
Wonder if the spoked rim upgrade will be...

Wonder if the spoked rim upgrade will be available in black with the new paint scheme on the white GS?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,958
Posted By Trailblazin
Henshaw, Did the bars protect the plastics...

Henshaw,

Did the bars protect the plastics and muffler on your low speed drop?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,871
Posted By Trailblazin
I'm planning on getting a new GS but I'm very...

I'm planning on getting a new GS but I'm very concerned about the buffeting. It took me a long time to get my f800gs setup just right... the madstad windshield lets me look clear over it and I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2,213
Views: 660,976
Posted By Trailblazin
Do the engine crash bars protect the plastics...

Do the engine crash bars protect the plastics from a stand still tip over? I'm clumsy as hell and drop my bike when its sitting still at least 2 times a year!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 386,616
Posted By Trailblazin
Do the upper crash bars protect the bikes...

Do the upper crash bars protect the bikes plastics from the bike falling over? I'm clumsy as hell and drop my bike when its sitting still at least 2 times a year!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 577
Posted By Trailblazin
Black frame/swing arm touch-up

So I'm upgrading next year to the GSA and one of the things I don't like about my F800GS is the black coated engine/frame... it has seemed to fade over just one year of riding and I can't get it back...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,279
Posted By Trailblazin
Will they have anything in stock? Can I order a...

Will they have anything in stock? Can I order a bike with the exact options I want? I wonder how long it will take if I do order it.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,279
Posted By Trailblazin
Well disregard this whole thread.... check this...

Well disregard this whole thread.... check this website out: http://www.bmwmotorcycles.de/enduro/r1200gsadvmodel2010/index.php

New GSA standard model goes for $16,380... tax free. Ridiculously...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,279
Posted By Trailblazin
We dont pay taxes in Germany. Ill be there for 4...

We dont pay taxes in Germany. Ill be there for 4 to 8 yrs... why would I bring a heavily used bike back to the states nearly a decade later just to pay taxes on it? Ill sell it and buy a new one...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,279
Posted By Trailblazin
Buy bike in US or when I get to Germany?

I'm military so I wouldnt pay taxes... couldnt I just sell the bike before I return and never pay taxes on it?

What do you guys think? Any advice is appreciated.
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