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Forum: Equipment 09-07-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By Attico
^^^^ yup Or ride in work attire with a...

^^^^ yup

Or ride in work attire with a armour jacket. Pack rain pants. It's not attgat but maybe that's ok
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 277
Posted By Attico
Pillion plate

Anyone know where a deal can be had? No real brand preference...best rest, altrider, gsessories...as long as it fits an '06.

Backstory is I bought a tailgunner tail pack in the flea market and I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 44,775
Views: 8,655,662
Posted By Attico
Ya, it's great. It keeps my bag off no problem. I...

Ya, it's great. It keeps my bag off no problem. I have a friend who needed 2 on his ktm because if the rear side covers, but on the wr only 1 is needed. I can reposition it up and down the pipe...
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,024
Posted By Attico
Anything sidi. I've got 2 pair of goretex...

Anything sidi.

I've got 2 pair of goretex sides and mountain bike shoes. They're very durable.
Forum: The Garage 09-04-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,104
Posted By Attico
Best managed by going to fuel injection :evil ...

Best managed by going to fuel injection :evil

Kidding aside, that looks like a good way. Maybe use a pegboard or drill holes in some thick fibreboard?
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 44,775
Views: 8,655,662
Posted By Attico
You have a cycle gear in SF.. Been there, just...

You have a cycle gear in SF.. Been there, just south of market. They have the bolts you need, probably cheaper than the hw store.
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,056
Posted By Attico
Check the battery connect, check operation of the...

Check the battery connect, check operation of the clutch and side stand safety switch. Quit warming up the bike so long. Start it, put your gear on, then leave. 30 seconds is more than enough. Just...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 44,775
Views: 8,655,662
Posted By Attico
You need something. I currently use a giant loop...

You need something. I currently use a giant loop hot springs, but in the past I've used everything from a soda can to a high temp line with safety wire.

If you look at the supermotard guys, they...
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,400
Posted By Attico
There are 2 problems with that. You're trying to...

There are 2 problems with that. You're trying to juggle a bunch of smaller bags, and the bigger issue is leaving an expensive piece of luggage on the bike overnight. I trust no one. The second issue...
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,399
Posted By Attico
Check out shoe covers at a bicycle shop. Same...

Check out shoe covers at a bicycle shop. Same idea, but they usually Velcro on in the back. They're often made of cordura which it pretty tough.
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,303
Posted By Attico
Google north49 dry duffle. I have the red one...

Google north49 dry duffle. I have the red one that comes up. It's less that $40 and survived a 3week klr ride in Baja and countless other retarded adventures where it's been abraded and abused. It...
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,400
Posted By Attico
I love giant loop stuff. I have the original bag...

I love giant loop stuff. I have the original bag that bolts on which started all this madness. I have a mojavi and have used a coyote. Each have been wonderful. I recommend it without any...
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,491
Posted By Attico
Any good frameless design will work. None are...

Any good frameless design will work. None are really waterproof unless they're the trucker tarp roll top.

Good brands are osprey, ogio... Comfort and size are probably more important. Look for...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 44,775
Views: 8,655,662
Posted By Attico
That's probably the vacuum line. There is a port...

That's probably the vacuum line. There is a port near the intake, if you bike was des ogled, it might just have a cap on it. Pull the cap and plug the secondary pump into that.
Forum: Vendors 08-16-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,928
Posted By Attico
These will provide the clearance needed to fit...

These will provide the clearance needed to fit the larger odessey battery. Without this mod, the bar can touch the positive and negative terminals.

Great idea.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,423
Posted By Attico
Sorry about your business. $3k sounds right...

Sorry about your business.

$3k sounds right for that kind of issue. I should know because i had it done twice, once under warranty and once on my own dime (but BMW ended up picking up a big chunk...
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 763
Posted By Attico
It holds me iphone in and grip just fine, but it...

It holds me iphone in and grip just fine, but it has fallen once or twice. not sure paint would work that well...
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,675
Posted By Attico
I towed 4 bikes on a 3 rail trailer (on sideways...

I towed 4 bikes on a 3 rail trailer (on sideways across the back) thousands of miles with my XC70. it towed really well even if the mileage was shit. Mine was a 2006. never a hint of a transmission...
Forum: Canada 08-10-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 8,969
Views: 556,227
Posted By Attico
Who knew those zip ties would hold this long.....

Who knew those zip ties would hold this long.....
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 44,775
Views: 8,655,662
Posted By Attico
They are solid and easy to maintain. At 11k I'd...

They are solid and easy to maintain. At 11k I'd think about wheel bearings and chain/sprockets. Valves are good for double that mileage. There really isn't anything to go wrong.

It seems some...
Forum: Canada 08-02-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8,969
Views: 556,227
Posted By Attico
I use canadas motorcycle now for everything. Fast...

I use canadas motorcycle now for everything. Fast shipping and I can browse all the items I want and take my time. I hated calling the shops or going in because it always felt as though they were...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By Attico
It depends on where you are, but mostly the level...

It depends on where you are, but mostly the level set by the sellers. I don't know that specific bike, but I can tell you the 1200s here are selling from 8 to about 11 for a 2006. That's above the...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-31-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,140
Posted By Attico
That is how those bikes ship anyway, partially...

That is how those bikes ship anyway, partially disassembled. Some crates are metal which would be a good option. The dealers often give the crates away around here if you ask
Forum: Trip Planning 07-31-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,831
Posted By Attico
I think the used knobby is fine. Knobbies tend to...

I think the used knobby is fine. Knobbies tend to wear more at the beginning since they flex more. That tire most certainly has 600 miles left.
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 44,775
Views: 8,655,662
Posted By Attico
It's really easy and exactly the same as the...

It's really easy and exactly the same as the rocky mtn atv videos.
Forum: Vendors 07-17-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By Attico
Gateway BMW is awesome. Honz is a great guy. We...

Gateway BMW is awesome. Honz is a great guy. We make the pilgrimage every time we visit the STL contingent
Forum: Vendors 07-11-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 53,982
Posted By Attico
Any chance I can get a code for an xgrip?

Any chance I can get a code for an xgrip?
Forum: Canada 07-05-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 704
Posted By Attico
It's easy. The seller takes the plate off the...

It's easy. The seller takes the plate off the bike and goes to the saaq to collect their refund.

The buyer deals with the mto. No need to go to the saaq. The form you're all talking about is a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 44,775
Views: 8,655,662
Posted By Attico
Airbox doesn't look modded. It wouldn't prevent...

Airbox doesn't look modded. It wouldn't prevent that anyway. Be happy the flame screen is in there and you didn't try to start it without opening the box first...

Any other damage? Wires?
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,999
Posted By Attico
I have a gray latitude and while it is light...

I have a gray latitude and while it is light coloured, it is much cooled than a black jacket, probably by at least 10c.

It does get to look dirty, but goretex recommends you wash goretex to keep...
Forum: The Garage 06-24-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,847
Posted By Attico
A truck and a pump. It's not even a question.

A truck and a pump. It's not even a question.
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 44,775
Views: 8,655,662
Posted By Attico
I've had the mt21 and the 606 on the front and...

I've had the mt21 and the 606 on the front and they're pretty close. Can't tell if there's a diff.

I always use a 606, except this one time in Moab I used a mt43.
Forum: The Garage 06-15-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,689
Posted By Attico
You can feel the burr with a razor blade . You...

You can feel the burr with a razor blade . You can also use the razor blade to apply the jb weld
Forum: The Garage 06-15-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,250
Posted By Attico
That's about anti recycling as it gets....

That's about anti recycling as it gets....
Forum: Equipment 06-15-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,548
Posted By Attico
Rode technical trails in Moab in my latitude in...

Rode technical trails in Moab in my latitude in 90degree heat and it was fine. On the road I'd say it would be fine. Anything over 95 is a blast furnace anyway
Forum: The Garage 06-13-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,250
Posted By Attico
wood is nice because you can nail stuff to it. ...

wood is nice because you can nail stuff to it.

I bold a wheel chock and made cleats to haul furniture (keep it from moving)

and it's relatively cheap
Forum: The Garage 06-12-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,363
Posted By Attico
Easiest is to go to a honda shop and ask for moly...

Easiest is to go to a honda shop and ask for moly 60.

I use it allot and it's been good. Apply it with a qtip
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,435
Posted By Attico
WTF is a map?

WTF is a map?
Forum: The Garage 06-12-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,250
Posted By Attico
my utility trailer has 2x6 lumber (not PT) butted...

my utility trailer has 2x6 lumber (not PT) butted up against each other, ie. no gap.

Been fine and will be fine for a long time. They're screwed down at each end with 1 self tapping and thats it....
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7,322
Views: 1,455,078
Posted By Attico
Buy whatever will be more useful to you back...

Buy whatever will be more useful to you back home. Gas in Baja is relatively plentiful, you shoudl stick the the motto: see gas buy gas. I've been there a few times now and never really needed any...
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