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    The seat pan fits, correct. But the seat is only...

    The seat pan fits, correct. But the seat is only built to the GS spec. The GSA spec seat is almost 1 inch taller and is wider. Some of us want and need that inch.




    Talked with them a...
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    Both Corbin and Sargent have no love for the GSA....

    Both Corbin and Sargent have no love for the GSA. Both seats are designed for the GS height only which is about an inch lower than the GSA seat and neither has any intention of making a GSA height...
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    I've always set my solo rides at 1 plus luggage. ...

    I've always set my solo rides at 1 plus luggage. At 260lbs, I figure I'm at least 1.5 time the average person. When I add luggage for a trip or have the wife on, I change it to the 2 plus luggage...
  4. Thanks for the fix Ian. I guess I should know...

    Thanks for the fix Ian. I guess I should know when the damn rally is. :banghead

    As an FYI, the GMR is May 2-4. :thumb
  5. As Mark said above, the GA Rally in Hiawassee is...

    As Mark said above, the GA Rally in Hiawassee is just a few weeks after the NC Weekend and as know has access to the same fine riding area. If your not a camper (I am not), then there are 3 hotels...
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    Picked mine up a couple of weeks ago and finally...

    Picked mine up a couple of weeks ago and finally got some riding in this past weekend. Big difference coming from my 2011 RT. Much quicker handling, more leg room in the stock form and may not need...
  7. So their is only 1 bike registered in South...

    So their is only 1 bike registered in South Dakota! :rofl
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    Rumor over on ADV is that pricing for the GSA,...

    Rumor over on ADV is that pricing for the GSA, RT, and Nine T will be released to the dealers on Tuesday next week.
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    I have watched that video, twice, and it was very...

    I have watched that video, twice, and it was very informative. I used to have a V-Strom but rarely went off road and had one 30 mile gravel road ride in the mountains that was a white knuckle...
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    Thanks for the input. Just signed up for the BMW...

    Thanks for the input. Just signed up for the BMW 2-day class with someone to take advantage of the 2for1 offer. We'll both be using their GSA's for the course and point taken on the physical nature...
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    March timeframe seems to be the best guess from...

    March timeframe seems to be the best guess from the dealers I've spoken with.
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    Thanks, Ian and I'm leaning in that direction. I...

    Thanks, Ian and I'm leaning in that direction. I put a post on our local board to see if anyone was interested in their 2for1 deal through Feb. We'll see if anyone is up for it. Still have a 3...
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    Off Road Training Class

    I'm considering a training class this Spring to learn some off road skills on a GSA. Since I'm in the Southeast, the two I'm considering are the BMW Performance Center and MotoMark1. Both in the...
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    Well I put a Shorai in my RT almost a year ago...

    Well I put a Shorai in my RT almost a year ago and have found it to be great. Weight savings is noticeable and bike consistently cranks much faster than it ever did with the OEM. No need to use a...
  15. Double clutch while in neutral, works every time....

    Double clutch while in neutral, works every time. Over the last 3 years, this has been so ingrained that I do not even think about it anymore. Pull clutch, let it out, pull again and shift to...
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    It appears that the upper crash bars are...

    It appears that the upper crash bars are primarily designed to protect the radiators. The leading edges seem to be well inside the widest part of the bike. Would have to be in fairly tight gnarly...
  17. Thread: RT vs GS

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    Unfortunately, both is not an option so I have to...

    Unfortunately, both is not an option so I have to choose 1 bike that will fit all the needs. That may be a GSA next Spring.
  18. Thread: RT vs GS

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    I've had an RT for the last 3 years and am...

    I've had an RT for the last 3 years and am seriously considering the new GSA when they arrive next spring. Has anyone made this switch, RT to GSA. Main concerns would be passenger comfort though...
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    I read that to accommodate the clutch on the...

    I read that to accommodate the clutch on the front of the motor, the alternator was moved to the rear of the engine between it and the tranny. Any alternator service/replacement will now require the...
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    Passing on this because will be heading to the...

    Passing on this because will be heading to the same area the week before this for the BMWLT's Sprint Training Camp at the Ironhorse Lodge. If you have an interest, check it out at BMWLT.com. Seems...
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    Tempting and would attend if only on another...

    Tempting and would attend if only on another weekend. Unfortunately, this is the same weekend as the BMWLT meet at the Ironhorse lodge in NC.
  22. Would be interested to meet up and attend as...

    Would be interested to meet up and attend as well. Will monitor the thread.
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