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Forum: BMW K1600 General Discussions   11-12-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,714
Posted By asinop
I've used 0.5 qts in 4,300 miles since I bought...

I've used 0.5 qts in 4,300 miles since I bought my slightly used 2018 GTL. Hopefully it will stay there.
Forum: New Member Introductions   11-12-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 69
Posted By asinop
Welcome from a former 19-year resident of LA (3...

Welcome from a former 19-year resident of LA (3 years South Shore and 16 on the North Shore).
Forum: BMW K1600 General Discussions   11-11-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 46,478
Posted By asinop
Got the notice about 10 days ago. Put 1000 miles...

Got the notice about 10 days ago. Put 1000 miles on it since then. I will still ride the bike, but I'll just be a little more on-guard shifting into 5-6. To each his own - I have dealt a lot with...
Forum: New Member Introductions   09-16-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 369
Posted By asinop
Welcome CGM. Where in South Texas? ...

Welcome CGM. Where in South Texas?



See J-Luv's post above about why you're having posting issues. Just new member stuff.
Forum: New Member Introductions   09-10-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 325
Posted By asinop
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: BMW K1600 General Discussions   08-29-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,930
Posted By asinop
All you need to do is turn up the fan a bit on...

All you need to do is turn up the fan a bit on the bike and you can ride all summer here (mesh jacket and pants help)! Keep your speed up and the windscreen low....


So any update?
Forum: BMW K1600 General Discussions   08-29-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,930
Posted By asinop
Try this on yours. Use a fast-slight squeeze on...

Try this on yours. Use a fast-slight squeeze on the clutch to no more than 1/3rd of the way - pop it into gear - and a quick release. Reverse process on downshifts. I find 90% of the time I can...
Forum: New Member Introductions   08-06-2019, 02:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By asinop
Welcome

Welcome
Forum: BMW K1600 Accessories   08-06-2019, 02:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,760
Posted By asinop
Ditto.....Worth the $350. Gives you 3" of...

Ditto.....Worth the $350. Gives you 3" of adjustability with a simple allen key - so if its your wife or someone taller/shorter they will fit.
Forum: New Member Introductions   08-06-2019, 01:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 771
Posted By asinop
Others have said it as well, so here's my list: ...

Others have said it as well, so here's my list:
1) Look at Ilium Works and get some engine and case guards as cheap "drop" insurance". This bike was the heaviest I'd owned and for the first month or...
Forum: BMW K1600 General Discussions   08-06-2019, 01:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,930
Posted By asinop
Ilium Works rear passenger adjustable floorboards...

Ilium Works rear passenger adjustable floorboards will fix the passenger's leg running into the case issue on on the GTL. gives you 3" of adjustibility. I had that issue as well, but easily solvable....
Forum: New Member Introductions   07-29-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 193
Posted By asinop
Hey Longdraw - I thought about this same thing...

Hey Longdraw - I thought about this same thing before I got the GT (both the Goldwing and the GA). My thoughts:
1) I liked the more "adventure bike feel" of the GTL I have a thing for purposely...
Forum: New Member Introductions   07-29-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By asinop
Welcome! Bet you get to work faster too.

Welcome! Bet you get to work faster too.
Forum: New Member Introductions   07-15-2019, 01:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By asinop
Welcome - so that's where the one that they had...

Welcome - so that's where the one that they had in the showroom went! Nice bike (I sat on it a few times) and they surely made you a great deal. Wonderful folks.


I commute to downtown Houston...
Forum: New Member Introductions   07-15-2019, 01:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By asinop
May want to add the Ilium Works highway pegs to...

May want to add the Ilium Works highway pegs to stretch out for longer trips. Mine are attached to their engine guards but I think they also make a kit for the BMW guards.
Forum: New Member Introductions   07-15-2019, 01:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By asinop
Sargent seats are in stock and the "low" is equal...

Sargent seats are in stock and the "low" is equal to the factory high - and they also have a higher one as well in case your not committed to an RDL. It is a 2-piece seat.



Hope the ride went...
Forum: New Member Introductions   07-15-2019, 12:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 490
Posted By asinop
Noted on the factory version. I also...

Noted on the factory version.



I also found this aftermarket Quickshifter that may help him. Healtech Quick Shifter Easy for BMW K1600 all years | Accessories International...
Forum: New Member Introductions   06-26-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 525
Posted By asinop
Congrads - enjoy the ride. I always keep the AC...

Congrads - enjoy the ride. I always keep the AC on over the summer.....(windshield down)!
Forum: New Member Introductions   06-26-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 490
Posted By asinop
Welcome from the Space City area! Hope you...

Welcome from the Space City area! Hope you recover and are able to enjoy - If you get back to riding regularly and you haven't checked out TWTEX.COM, please do - maybe we will meet up on a ride!
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Forum: Southwest Riders   06-23-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By asinop
Keep us posted on what you find. Sounds like...

Keep us posted on what you find. Sounds like you'll get some good advice from an experienced local. I do not feel any steering/drive response in the pegs (to answer your other question).



A...
Forum: New Member Introductions   06-22-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 629
Posted By asinop
Maybe this is a mental block...FD=? I...

Maybe this is a mental block...FD=?

I haven't noticed any unusual feelings in my foot pegs. My only item is that for as large as the pegs are, I have to make sure to not get my pant leg hung up...
Forum: New Member Introductions   06-15-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 321
Posted By asinop
Enjoy the bike! Welcome.

Enjoy the bike! Welcome.
Forum: New Member Introductions   06-15-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 629
Posted By asinop
In case you want to see what I did:...

In case you want to see what I did: https://www.k1600forum.com/forum/bmw-k1600-accessories/189100-farkling-2018-k1600gtl.html. Most of this is pretty common from what I've read in the threads.
Forum: New Member Introductions   06-14-2019, 02:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 629
Posted By asinop
Welcome! Curios - other than the GPS, did it come...

Welcome! Curios - other than the GPS, did it come with any other accessories?
Forum: BMW K1600 General Discussions   06-07-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,047
Posted By asinop
Its firmer than stock and is a good alternative...

Its firmer than stock and is a good alternative if you like 2 piece seats. If it feels too firm, you always can add an airhawk pad. I like the Corbin seats as an option too, but I have the Sargent...
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