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Forum: Equipment 03-11-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By Pete Carter
R1200 GSW Rallye Seat

Anybody got one? Impressions? can you use a tour tech tail bag or a BMW small tail bag? I am trying to reduce the leg "swing over height" by using this option and deleting the grab bar and pillion...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 314
Posted By Pete Carter
Water Boxer GS Rallye Seat accessory

I like the look of this seat and especially with the back pillion grab bar removed. Has anyone tried it? How is the comfort? Can you still put a Tourtech tail bag or a BMW small tail bag on with it?
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 286
Posted By Pete Carter
Question source for Anakee 3's for the 2012 GS LC

Anybody know where I can get a set of Anake 3's for my new 2013 R1200 GS LC. Old GS tires are not suitable because of the LC's new size.

The size I need is:
Front = 120/70 R19 and Rear = 170/60...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11,315
Views: 2,032,593
Posted By Pete Carter
Having just bought a new one I can answer: 1....

Having just bought a new one I can answer:
1. yes alloys are tubeless
2. yes turn signals are self canceling
3. unfortunately, the top of the line Garmin 665LM with satellite radio does NOT work...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11,315
Views: 2,032,593
Posted By Pete Carter
600 miles of trouble-free riding

FYI all the doubters. Here is one on the thumbs up side.
I picked up my new Viagra blue GS Friday. Then, it rained all weekend. Yesterday and today rode total of 600 road miles and am ready for...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11,315
Views: 2,032,593
Posted By Pete Carter
Are there any new reports of tank slappers?

I haven't heard of a single case of somebody reporting "tank slapper" or front end instability since the few reports from the South Africa tragedy. Has anyone heard of a new owner who reports the...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2005, 09:59 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,965
Posted By Pete Carter
Tourance shimmy fix.

My fix is simple and worked perfectly for me. One word: Anakee.
Michelin got it right, Metzler made some bad tires.
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2003, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By Pete Carter
Mac and GPS

[FONT=arial]I am considering buying a GPS for use on my GS. I think the one I want is the Garmin Street Pilot III Delux. I use only macintosh OS 10.2 .6.

Can I work the Garmin software with my...
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2002, 05:46 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,965
Posted By Pete Carter
As a follow-up, I bought the tire over the...

As a follow-up, I bought the tire over the internet from discount Motorcycle tires in Denver 2 months ago. I had been out of town and unable to ride and didn't figure out the defective tire until 1...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2002, 01:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,965
Posted By Pete Carter
Pissed As a follow up of the original posting: Just...

As a follow up of the original posting:
Just changed the Tourances back to my Original Equipment Michelins and the front wheel shimmy is completely gone. I think that the advice was correct, the...
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2002, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 860
Posted By Pete Carter
tires for the 1150GS

What are the tire alternatives to the Tourance for my 1150GS?
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2002, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 892
Posted By Pete Carter
aeroflow, PIAA's and Hepco Becker bars

I have hepco-becker crash bars and was considering an Aeroflow windshield. The Aeroflow guys say that the windshield won't work with the HB bars around the light. I was thinking of removing this...
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2002, 07:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,965
Posted By Pete Carter
I did check pressures and they were just what the...

I did check pressures and they were just what the manual rec at 32 front and 36 rear. So I increased to 38 front and 42 rear and it helped a little but is still irritating. I may try and put the...
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2002, 02:39 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,965
Posted By Pete Carter
Tourance and front wheel shimmy

I experience front wheel shimmy when decelerating. This occures at about 50 mph and is irritating. Noted it on another 1150 GS with Tourances like mine. Is this a characteristic of the tire? The...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2002, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,969
Posted By Pete Carter
Eek Here are some photos of my modified dual rail...

Here are some photos of my modified dual rail Kendon. It seems to work fine. I can email more if you want them. Pete email me at pete@carter.net
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2002, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,969
Posted By Pete Carter
Kendon trailer

Tom,
I have a Kendon standup two bike trailer and have the same problem as you. My wife is a new rider and won't ride in city traffic. So I have to trailer her 650 GS along with my 1150GS out of...
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