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Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 860,859
Posted By LeeMan
It's so damn hard to even say this without...

It's so damn hard to even say this without kicking myself in the ass - but this was my bike 34 years ago and I pissed it away for a $1200 trade-in on a K100RS.

The story - just out of the Air...
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2013, 05:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,562
Posted By LeeMan
I thought I was the only one who experienced this...

I thought I was the only one who experienced this zipper issue? Great pants and extremely warm with the liner - but like Nnordsman said the zippers are crap and will fail.
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,496
Posted By LeeMan
I'm on my second Tourmaster Caliber overpant...

I'm on my second Tourmaster Caliber overpant (zipper issue on first) and they work great down into the teens. I can remove the liner for warmer weather (40 degrees?) but then the pants are a little...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 751
Views: 156,305
Posted By LeeMan
Amazon sells the K&N for $32 and free shipping...

Amazon sells the K&N for $32 and free shipping with PRIME.
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 734
Views: 241,518
Posted By LeeMan
I have the Triumph version of the King & Queen...

I have the Triumph version of the King & Queen seat for my 2009 T100 and while I like the seat - it's just to low for my 6' 1" frame and I need more leg room. I was wondering if the British Bike...
Forum: Vendors 04-16-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 57,486
Posted By LeeMan
I tried on the KLIM Latitude jacket today and it...

I tried on the KLIM Latitude jacket today and it felt great - except for the collar. It's huge and extremely stiff. It would be great for cooler weather but there was no way to hold it open for...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,590
Posted By LeeMan
I sometimes slide my foot up the peg to shift and...

I sometimes slide my foot up the peg to shift and the pivot pegs were digging into the soles of my boots so I installed the toppers and really like the way they feel - not slippery at all. Also...
Forum: Vendors 03-19-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 76,635
Posted By LeeMan
Dave, Summer is here and I was about to cut...

Dave,
Summer is here and I was about to cut down the BB for the throttle side when I realized I only needed to cut 3/8" off. I think this small amount would be tough to do manually and was hoping...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,801
Posted By LeeMan
As I was reading through this thread I decided...

As I was reading through this thread I decided that it probably would be a good move to get something to protect my headlight. Then I saw the reference to the ascycles ATechnik cover and remembered...
Forum: Equipment 12-22-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,257
Posted By LeeMan
I've worn my rain suit many times when I've been...

I've worn my rain suit many times when I've been caught away from home without the proper cold weather gear and it works great at deflecting the cold wind.

For really cold weather I bought a...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2011, 05:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,741
Posted By LeeMan
Would you be looking for actual speed from a GPS...

Would you be looking for actual speed from a GPS or indicated speed from the bike's speedometer? I think that at 4000 rpm's my speedometer reads 68mph but my GPS reads 65mph.
Forum: Vendors 11-13-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 76,635
Posted By LeeMan
LeeMan- As to the Go Cruise...

LeeMan-

As to the Go Cruise compatibility issue- well, we've already talked about my position on recommendations. I would be interested in your posting some pics of the GC installation...
Forum: Vendors 11-10-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 76,635
Posted By LeeMan
I think your throttlerocker would work - it just...

I think your throttlerocker would work - it just might be a little snug when installing over the beemer buddies. I tried my Go Cruise with the beemer buddies and while it did work, it was just not...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,272
Posted By LeeMan
I agree - very poor pic. It goes on easy, it's...

I agree - very poor pic. It goes on easy, it's longer so keeps the crud from flying up from the wheel onto the front of the engine. One of my best add-ons I purchased for the bike.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2011, 06:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 866
Posted By LeeMan
Leo's South in Lakeville Minnesota - just south...

Leo's South in Lakeville Minnesota - just south of Minneapolis - great service
http://www.leossouth.com/
Forum: Vendors 10-25-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 76,635
Posted By LeeMan
Paypal sent - wonder if a "Go Cruise" will work...

Paypal sent - wonder if a "Go Cruise" will work with these grips?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,272
Posted By LeeMan
Looking at these seats myself. They are a...

Looking at these seats myself. They are a do-it-yourself foam/cover replacement. They look like they are dished somewhat like the RDL's are. I would also like to hear from anyone who has tried...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,020
Posted By LeeMan
New to me 2007 GSA with 8,000 miles and now at...

New to me 2007 GSA with 8,000 miles and now at 12,000 miles I had to replace the rears. Not sure how the PO rode the bike but I'm an easy rider type.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 550
Posted By LeeMan
Higher Engine Temp

On the freeway at 65mph, the engine temp on my 2007 GSA with 12k miles has always run at 4 bars (1 big, 3 small) up to about 90 degrees F. - over 90 degrees F. it might move up 1 bar to 5 bars (1...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,979
Posted By LeeMan
My Givi 45 is just the right size for commuting....

My Givi 45 is just the right size for commuting. I rarely use my MicaTech side cases now.281237
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,192
Posted By LeeMan
I've got the Go Cruise on my 07 GSA with stock...

I've got the Go Cruise on my 07 GSA with stock handguards so I'm pretty sure they would work for you - it's the best manual cruise control out there!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2011, 06:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,749
Posted By LeeMan
It looks really nice but I have a fender extender...

It looks really nice but I have a fender extender and I wonder if it would hit the front of the skidplate? Hard to tell from the pics but how much clearance is there between the front of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2011, 05:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,139
Posted By LeeMan
I also added 1.5 risers and rolled the bars and...

I also added 1.5 risers and rolled the bars and they feel great. But, now my switchgear is out of place and I can't figure out how to adjust it. The left turn signal is OK but the right turn signal...
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 75,592
Posted By LeeMan
Ir probably depends on if you have a...

Ir probably depends on if you have a fairing/large windshield or not - I have a Laminar Lip on the GSA windshield so I get very little wind and I can't tell any difference in wind noise with or...
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2011, 04:24 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 75,592
Posted By LeeMan
1000 mile review

After 1000 miles I still like the C3 but have realized a couple of things - it's expensive and it's hot. As compared to my Nolan N102 I knew the C3 was expensive but thought it would be worth it and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2011, 04:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,185
Posted By LeeMan
I agree - I have MicaTech bags and have been...

I agree - I have MicaTech bags and have been waiting for the new MudSling splash guard that is supposedly compatible with the MicaTech bag mounts. I spoke to the MudSling rep and he said they are...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By LeeMan
Just curious about your install - how high did...

Just curious about your install - how high did you place the lip? Directions say no more than 1/2 of the lip should be showing above the top of the stock screen. But their picture on their site...
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,759
Posted By LeeMan
My hi-viz Epic is my Fall/Winter jacket here in...

My hi-viz Epic is my Fall/Winter jacket here in Minnesota and it's been great - especially for really cold weather. I add a Gerbing liner and then wrap the attached kindey belt around me so that no...
Forum: Vendors 05-15-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1,233
Views: 210,716
Posted By LeeMan
Longer Dual Sport Sheepskin

Barb,
Got a sheepskin for my ST1300 and it's great - just ordered another for my Moto Guzzi Quota (dual sport 29" long) and was wondering would it be possible to get a 31" long dual sport?
Thanks,...
Forum: Beasts 03-12-2010, 05:39 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 41,251
Posted By LeeMan
Contacted Hyperpro but no luck with a Quota shock...

Contacted Hyperpro but no luck with a Quota shock - they only carry MG shocks for the Breva 750, V11 Sport, Norge 1200 & Sport 1200.
Forum: Beasts 11-11-2009, 10:22 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 41,251
Posted By LeeMan
Rear Shock

Only have 12,000 miles on my Quota but the rear shock is shot. Anyone know if it can be repaired or where I can find a replacement?
Tx
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2009, 04:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By LeeMan
Extreme - thanks for sharing something I'll never...

Extreme - thanks for sharing something I'll never be able to do myself. Even my kids enjoyed watching it.
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2009, 10:29 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,312
Posted By LeeMan
Bring it out ASAP so I can buy one! As a...

Bring it out ASAP so I can buy one! As a commuter, I think it's right on the money - maybe a little too much money. But, everything today costs too much. As a tourer, it's a great alternative to...
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2009, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,971
Posted By LeeMan
I'm on my 3rd Epic Jacket for the same reason -...

I'm on my 3rd Epic Jacket for the same reason - fraying on the lower right arm. I'm not sure why it does it because there is no problem with the left arm?

Also, the literature says the liner is...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2009, 06:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,169
Posted By LeeMan
I only put 7,000 miles on the GT and even less on...

I only put 7,000 miles on the GT and even less on the ST, but overall, I think both bikes are great with each having its own good, bad & ugly. Been riding for 45 years and these are only my personal...
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2009, 12:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,169
Posted By LeeMan
Purchased an '03 ST1300A last month and can only...

Purchased an '03 ST1300A last month and can only post a 1,000 mile review:

Good News:
* don't have to worry about that first scratch
* best riding position & wind protection of any bike I've...
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 751
Views: 156,305
Posted By LeeMan
When I sold the GT and bought the lighter Tiger...

When I sold the GT and bought the lighter Tiger it turned out to be a little to small for both my wife and I so last summer for $4,600 I bought an immaculate 96 Pacific Coast (6,000 miles, new...
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2008, 10:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,628
Posted By LeeMan
Tried the Bar Snake on my Guzzi Quota when it was...

Tried the Bar Snake on my Guzzi Quota when it was new - didn't help but 5,000 miles later the bars suddenly stopped buzzing. I learned that it takes a few miles for a new motor to break in.
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2008, 04:35 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,783
Posted By LeeMan
Tiger 1050

Bought a Tiger this summer and put 5000 trouble free miles on it. The engine is great - though a bit snatchy on and off throttle and a little buzzy at times. It sits like my old Guzzi Quota but runs...
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