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Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,245
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: 33
Views: 2,236
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: 1,727
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: 33
Views: 2,236
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: 33
Views: 2,236
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: 689
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: 477
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: 477
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: 122
Views: 20,239
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: 7,947
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: 83
Views: 7,451
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: 83
Views: 7,451
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: 880
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: 83
Views: 7,451
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: 1,114
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: 341
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: 325
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: 7,947
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: 604
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: 604
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: 604
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: 2,532
Views: 447,350
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: 2,532
Views: 447,350
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: 20,201
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: 6,409
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: 858
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: 4,862
Views: 762,843
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: 1,155
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: 2,497
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: 2,497
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: 2,497
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...
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 174,502
Posted By Kenbike
Decide to not wait for the RT and purchased a GSA...

Decide to not wait for the RT and purchased a GSA instead.
Put a few hundred miles so far and very happy with the bike. In the long run it does fit my riding style better but the RT is still a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,171
Posted By Kenbike
Jim your list are great! Thanks for the help...

Jim your list are great! Thanks for the help from all of you guys. Picked a set of Craftsman Torx drivers last night and pulled the battery to hook up my tender leads. Much better hold down...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,171
Posted By Kenbike
Service tools for 2014 GSA

Just purchased a new GSA and really enjoy the bike. I try to preform all of my own service and maintenance. I own the normal Allen's, wrench, sockets, torque wrenches old throttle balancer tire...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 14,993
Posted By Kenbike
Looking for a large rear luggage rack for my GSA....

Looking for a large rear luggage rack for my GSA. Use a large wolf man water proof bag with pannier bags lashed on the factor rear racks.
Blackdog has a unit in production but not released, may...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,341
Posted By Kenbike
The new Matte Green GSA is home in the pole barn....

The new Matte Green GSA is home in the pole barn. The dealer spent a few hours going over all of the features and I sure I will forget something. I did get a Nav V but did not go with any BMW...
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 174,502
Posted By Kenbike
I was going to get a RT coming off. Tenere but...

I was going to get a RT coming off. Tenere but the no sell order cut me off. I went and checked out the same bikes you are considering including the GS.

Went on a four day trip with my wife by...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,341
Posted By Kenbike
I decided to skip the Ecu re flash for the Tenere...

I decided to skip the Ecu re flash for the Tenere because I was just not into the bike this spring and did not want to sink more cash into in case I sold it.
The Ecu tune still is limited by the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 174,502
Posted By Kenbike
I still will go with a BMW this time around. My...

I still will go with a BMW this time around.
My ZX-14 was recalled for cracked frames at motor mount, my was ok but others
lost the bike until a new frame was swapped out.
My KTM 2007 adv was a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,341
Posted By Kenbike
Two guys aftermarket are doing re flash with good...

Two guys aftermarket are doing re flash with good results. I just installed a jumper on the clutch switch that flips the Ecu into a non restricted state in gears1-3 and have a power commander 5 with...
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