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Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6,725
Views: 1,213,536
Posted By Starstruck
Saw the sunrise... ...

Saw the sunrise...

http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j34/Dougolin/WP_20150327_007_zpsmadsjzqo.jpg (http://s76.photobucket.com/user/Dougolin/media/WP_20150327_007_zpsmadsjzqo.jpg.html)
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,045
Posted By Starstruck
Ymmv

As anyone reading the forum knows, it depends, of course, on the color of the bike.... White ones apparently top out at just over 303 mph, at least according to my GPS.... Of course, that's with...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11,475
Views: 2,275,639
Posted By Starstruck
My 2015 GSA turn indicators automatically switch...

My 2015 GSA turn indicators automatically switch off after a defined time and distance. I believe it is a minimum of 10 seconds and 300 meters (1,000 feet).
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 713
Posted By Starstruck
My 6k service was $188 in SoCal... and if that's...

My 6k service was $188 in SoCal... and if that's unaffordable, wait 'til you need new tires.....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,472
Posted By Starstruck
Get the GSA and don't look back.....

Get the GSA and don't look back.....
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 42,926
Posted By Starstruck
+1 from another guy who's glad you're back to...

+1 from another guy who's glad you're back to finish the story! :D
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,853
Posted By Starstruck
Brilliant! Well done!

Brilliant! Well done!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6,725
Views: 1,213,536
Posted By Starstruck
How about the functionality? Worthwhile addition...

How about the functionality? Worthwhile addition to the bike?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2,570
Views: 354,382
Posted By Starstruck
Went through the process as you suggested, but no...

Went through the process as you suggested, but no joy. It looks like the problem is in the update on the UClear firmware. Once I rolled back the UClear firmware from their version 2.15 to their...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 2,570
Views: 354,382
Posted By Starstruck
Nav V with Firmware 3.0 & UClear

Updated my Nav V with latest firmware (ver 3) and now get no audio through my UClear HBC100 Plus headset (also updated to its latest firmware (v 2.15). The Nav V makes a bluetooth connection (faster...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 847
Views: 118,888
Posted By Starstruck
10 day old 2015 GSA - 3,600 miles...

10 day old 2015 GSA - 3,600 miles...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,829
Posted By Starstruck
Went through pretty much the same experience,...

Went through pretty much the same experience, only I was looking for a replacement for my R1200R. As you say, the GS felt familiar, easy, and oh so capable.

But when you get the GS loaded up with...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1,452
Views: 365,435
Posted By Starstruck
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,586
Posted By Starstruck
Great idea for a thread. Also looking forward to...

Great idea for a thread. Also looking forward to seeing what others have done....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,144
Posted By Starstruck
Rode down from San Francisco yesterday...

Rode down from San Francisco yesterday (spectacular weather/riding). Suggest you come back to the 1 when you hit Oxnard and take it down to Santa Monica. Gives you another hour of fun riding before...
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2,924
Views: 809,240
Posted By Starstruck
There's St. George's Abby in Baden-Württemberg,...

There's St. George's Abby in Baden-Württemberg, Germany (Kloster Sankt Georgen im Schwarzwald) -but I have no idea if you can stay there....
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2,924
Views: 809,240
Posted By Starstruck
Gee, you can't be more than about 350 miles from...

Gee, you can't be more than about 350 miles from Berlin. Why don't you bring the bike home to the factory and see if they have any extra parts laying around.... :evil
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2,924
Views: 809,240
Posted By Starstruck
Well despite your scurrilous ad hominem attacks...

Well despite your scurrilous ad hominem attacks on the Bolivian motorcycle helmet industry.... its nice to see you back.... :D
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 452,953
Posted By Starstruck
I am pretty happy with the Motobozzo lights. I...

I am pretty happy with the Motobozzo lights. I just took them out for a 3,000 mile spin through Northern California, Nevada, Oregon, and a bit of Idaho where they performed flawlessly (on pavement...
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By Starstruck
Experience with the Cardo Scala Qz?

I am thinking about the Cardo Scala Rider Qz. I am looking for a bluetooth system, but since I mainly ride alone, music/phone connection features (with a Windows Phone) are more important than...
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,004
Posted By Starstruck
I am also interested in getting a Bluetooth...

I am also interested in getting a Bluetooth headset. I have been looking at both the Sena 20S and the Cardo SHO-1 (since I have a Shoei Neotec). Primary use will be music and being able to get phone...
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 452,953
Posted By Starstruck
Nice list. On auxiliary lighting, I just received...

Nice list. On auxiliary lighting, I just received a set of Motobozzo Halogen Lamps from Germany (http://www.motobozzo.de/product_info.php?products_id=259). I haven't had time to install them yet, but...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,724
Posted By Starstruck
It does depend on what you're going to do with...

It does depend on what you're going to do with the bike... on the other hand, I have a 2012 R1200R and it is hands down the best bike I've ever owned. More fun than the GS (although lacking the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 452,953
Posted By Starstruck
I am also thinking about taking my R1200R up to...

I am also thinking about taking my R1200R up to Alaska next summer - what modifications/accessories are you thinking other than tires? I'd also love to hear thoughts about setting up the bike for...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7,446
Views: 2,217,244
Posted By Starstruck
Good luck on your "yachting" adventure :evil. Of...

Good luck on your "yachting" adventure :evil. Of course, finding the right bike to use on this next leg of your journey might be a bit challenging. Perhaps something like this might work on the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7,446
Views: 2,217,244
Posted By Starstruck
And if you really want to have fun, start in...

And if you really want to have fun, start in Ridgecrest, go over Sherman Pass and then pick up 58 (and a burger) in Taft before heading towards Morro Bay.... :D
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 452,953
Posted By Starstruck
Having had no screen R1100Rs and now a R1200R, I...

Having had no screen R1100Rs and now a R1200R, I much prefer no screen/no fairing.....even at high speed. For me anyway, naked bikes should be naked :D
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-29-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,408
Posted By Starstruck
Death Valley is great this time of year....

Death Valley is great this time of year....
Forum: Road warriors 12-29-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 452,953
Posted By Starstruck
Honestly, I don't know. I asked a Michelin rep...

Honestly, I don't know. I asked a Michelin rep about whether to get the "B" specification for its stronger carcass construction and higher load rating. He advised against it, saying the R1200R - even...
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 452,953
Posted By Starstruck
But they probably won't last much longer than...

But they probably won't last much longer than your trip - and you may want to replace them at the 6 or 7k mark.... Who knows, you may get a post-Christmas deal :evil
Forum: Road warriors 12-27-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 452,953
Posted By Starstruck
I had the 6k service on my R1200R done at 7k...

I had the 6k service on my R1200R done at 7k while on a long road trip without any problems. I called the dealer ahead of time and they knew I was on a trip. I brought the bike in at 8:30am and was...
Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7,446
Views: 2,217,244
Posted By Starstruck
Oh sure, we know you're really going to Thailand...

Oh sure, we know you're really going to Thailand for the "world class vintages" made from traditional European Cabernet Savignon, Chenin blanc, and Shiraz grapes (must be true, I read it on the...
Forum: Ride reports 11-08-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 25,698
Posted By Starstruck
Glad to See an Update!

So glad to see an update - I was wondering what happened to you. Looks like you're having a wonderful ride and will, before too long, make it all the way round!
Forum: Ride reports 11-08-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 136,955
Posted By Starstruck
Outstanding!

Wonderful story - terrific pictures. I hope you go back for round two. After all, you haven't made it to Herat...or through the Khyber Pass....yet... :evil

What you've seen will stick with you...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7,446
Views: 2,217,244
Posted By Starstruck
I think you will find that Vietnam is more than...

I think you will find that Vietnam is more than two weeks, particularly if you plan to do both north and south. On the other hand, renting a bike (or scooter!) there is not so much a challenge. You...
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7,446
Views: 2,217,244
Posted By Starstruck
http://laughingsquid.com/wp-content/uploads/disco....

http://laughingsquid.com/wp-content/uploads/disco.jpg


Only $305 and it is DOT approved! (Girl and matching jacket are extra....) :rofl

(I just knew someone would have done it.....)
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7,446
Views: 2,217,244
Posted By Starstruck
Indeed - there is even a 2007 New Zealand study...

Indeed - there is even a 2007 New Zealand study that concluded: "Riders wearing a plain white helmet rather than a black one were associated with a 24% lower risk of suffering a motorcycle accident...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-09-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,036
Posted By Starstruck
Thanks HCH - I've gone up and down Rte 99, but...

Thanks HCH - I've gone up and down Rte 99, but this will be my first venture into the western slopes of the Sierras, so I appreciate the advice.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-09-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,036
Posted By Starstruck
Nice route! Thanks. I was looking for a more fun...

Nice route! Thanks. I was looking for a more fun way to get out of Bay Area towards Stockton and Rte 4. This looks like much more fun that the I-580 to the I-205 slog. I appreciate the advice!
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-08-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,036
Posted By Starstruck
True - but I would like to take one of the...

True - but I would like to take one of the lonelier passes through the Sierras before they close for the winter.

Any more restaurant/place to stay recommendations?
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