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Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,585
Posted By AltRider
The install on the AltRider plate is fairly easy,...

The install on the AltRider plate is fairly easy, the only part that cant be tricky is the replacement center stand pins. The innovative pins are what allow the skid plate to remain close to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,886
Posted By AltRider
Just to clear things up a little -- in this...

Just to clear things up a little -- in this picture the pillion rack (http://www.altrider.com/en/product/detail/pid/1342) appears to be very close to the grab handle. We have since updated our design...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-30-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,058
Posted By AltRider
I believe I spoke to you on the phone the other...

I believe I spoke to you on the phone the other day. We've still got the KTM 1190 here in the shop and will for another week or so. Stop on by when you get a chance and we'll take a look at it with...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-09-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,892
Posted By AltRider
Our official distributor in Chile is MotoMundi...

Our official distributor in Chile is MotoMundi Chile (http://motomundi.cl/). If they don't have the upper bars, shoot me an email (mitch.p@altrider.com) and I'll help you find some.

-- Mitch
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2,588
Views: 507,151
Posted By AltRider
Roughly how far do the MAM covers stick out from...

Roughly how far do the MAM covers stick out from the cylinder head? I can get some measurements of the clearance from the head to the AltRider crash bars tomorrow.

-- Mitch
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,585
Posted By AltRider
Sorry about that mixup, I'm going to have our...

Sorry about that mixup, I'm going to have our warehouse guys check our inventory to make sure the adventure brackets have instructions. For future reference in case any one else has any questions, we...
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1,426
Views: 356,580
Posted By AltRider
The radiator guard will be available in a silver...

The radiator guard will be available in a silver or black finish. Some riders like parts that add accents to their bike, while others want their add-ons to blend in. The louvers are deliberately...
Forum: Vendors 12-11-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 114,139
Posted By AltRider
The Hemisphere Saddlebag was designed with...

The Hemisphere Saddlebag was designed with smaller bikes in mind, but it will fit on an R1200GS. Note there's no weight in the holster in this picture, so it will sit a little closer to the bike when...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-03-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5,105
Views: 815,318
Posted By AltRider
I just went in our shop and snapped these...

I just went in our shop and snapped these pictures of the prototype AltRider pillion rack for the KTM 1190 Adventure. Please note this is not the finished product, so that's why the finishes are...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8,625
Views: 1,203,634
Posted By AltRider
Sorry for the delayed response on this, with the...

Sorry for the delayed response on this, with the holiday weekend we're still playing catch-up a bit.

The AltRider G650GS center stand...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,585
Posted By AltRider
By using stiff brackets and the innovate rear...

By using stiff brackets and the innovate rear center stand pins, the AltRider skid plate (http://www.altrider.com/altrider-crash-bar-and-skid-plate-system-for-the-bmw-r-1200-gs-water-cooled/pid/1383)...
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1,426
Views: 356,580
Posted By AltRider
Our design team tries to follow the lines of the...

Our design team tries to follow the lines of the bike as best they can, without sacrificing protection. When we get the first prototypes in I'll post some pictures of them installed so you can get a...
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1,426
Views: 356,580
Posted By AltRider
AltRider Crash Bars for the NC700X

This render is hot off the press from our design team. The crash bars will be 1" stainless steel tubing and available in silver or black. They will be frame mounted, and serve to protect the front...
Forum: Europe 11-11-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,098
Posted By AltRider
Looks like some great riding! Thanks...

Looks like some great riding!



Thanks Nic, I'll shoot you an email.

-- Mitch
Forum: Europe 11-07-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,098
Posted By AltRider
Thanks for that one, I'll check it out. ...

Thanks for that one, I'll check it out.



Thanks Simon, PM sent.

-- Mitch
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1,426
Views: 356,580
Posted By AltRider
We are working on crash bars, but those are very...

We are working on crash bars, but those are very early in development so I don't have any information at the moment.



Most of us here actually ride, so we produce parts we trust to protect our...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1,426
Views: 356,580
Posted By AltRider
Unfortunately the prototype is still a month or...

Unfortunately the prototype is still a month or so out, so it doesn't look like it. We are working to make the design compatible with both the manual and DCT version of the bike, so the schedule was...
Forum: Europe 11-05-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,098
Posted By AltRider
I had not heard of the Stella, after some...

I had not heard of the Stella, after some research that looks like a great event!

By RB5 are you referring to the route books from Vibraction? After a short search around this forum and Google...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,713
Posted By AltRider
If you are looking for pure grip, the Snake Skin...

If you are looking for pure grip, the Snake Skin is certainly the best choice. The C3 and High Fusion compounds are thinner (.1" for C3 and .035" for High Fusion) and have a have less positive grip...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,426
Views: 356,580
Posted By AltRider
The AltRider skid plate for the NC700X is almost...

The AltRider skid plate for the NC700X is almost ready to be sent in for a first prototype. I don't have any particulars on it at the moment, but I will check in with our design team and see if I can...
Forum: Europe 11-04-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,098
Posted By AltRider
Thank you both for the great suggestions, I will...

Thank you both for the great suggestions, I will add them to our potential calendar for 2015. These are exactly the kind of events I was looking for -- keep the suggestions coming! :thumb
Forum: Europe 10-29-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,098
Posted By AltRider
2015 Events

As AltRider looks forward to 2015, one area we are going to focus on is connecting with our customers in Europe. I am currently working on a calendar of events, big and small, that we should consider...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,186
Posted By AltRider
We deliberately design our crash bars to ensure...

We deliberately design our crash bars to ensure they do not interfere with cornering clearance. The angle of the picture may make it look like the bars would touch first, but when you are actually...
Forum: Vendors 10-10-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,061
Posted By AltRider
TBR -- I apologize you are having issues with...

TBR -- I apologize you are having issues with your AltRider parts. Please email me at mitch.p@altrider.com and I will gladly help resolve the problems.

-- Mitch
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,383
Posted By AltRider
I can't speak to that personally, as I am a short...

I can't speak to that personally, as I am a short guy :D. However, the bars do double as a great place to rest your legs on the highway. I went out and snapped this picture of one of our guys sitting...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-10-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5,105
Views: 815,318
Posted By AltRider
I just put an AltRider skid plate...

I just put an AltRider skid plate (http://www.altrider.com/en/product/detail/pid/1432) on the scale, and it weighs right around 10 pounds (4.5 kg). The skid plate was still wrapped in packaging...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,383
Posted By AltRider
Here is the video in question -- that's AltRider...

Here is the video in question -- that's AltRider President Jeremy LeBreton testing out the bars:

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Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11,475
Views: 2,268,795
Posted By AltRider
BMW R1200GS Ignition Cluster

We recently came across some information that may be pertinent to GS riders. MotoQuest was lending us bikes for our Hoh Rainforest Ride in August when we spotted this GS tucked away in the trailer. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,069
Posted By AltRider
We've updated our installation instructions for...

We've updated our installation instructions for the R1200GSW skid plate, largely based on feedback we've seen on this forum. They now include a few different tips for swapping out the center stand...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,597
Posted By AltRider
We've updated our installation instructions for...

We've updated our installation instructions for the GS and GS Adventure skid plate, largely based on this and a few other threads. They now include a few different tips for swapping out the center...
Forum: Vendors 09-29-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,061
Posted By AltRider
I just grabbed a set of soft panniers and threw...

I just grabbed a set of soft panniers and threw them on our scale. They come out to just over 12 pounds, which should be a few pounds lighter than the pelican cases. Let me know if we can help with...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-19-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 27,623
Views: 5,479,121
Posted By AltRider
I spoke with our engineer, and we're still...

I spoke with our engineer, and we're still waiting on the prototype for the foot. The production version will be available in about 2 months, and can be pre-ordered here...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-18-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 27,623
Views: 5,479,121
Posted By AltRider
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3910/15096528658_41...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3910/15096528658_4189052968.jpg (http://www.altrider.com/en/product/detail/pid/1307)

The AltRider side stand foot for the 2014 Tenere is currently in development. I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-10-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,885
Posted By AltRider
Ride Report

Thanks to everyone who made it out to this event. We all had a great and we're already looking forward to next year. I'm currently looking for someone who'd like to do a ride report and have it...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,857
Posted By AltRider
Are you talking saddlebags or soft panniers? The...

Are you talking saddlebags or soft panniers? The soft panniers were designed for the larger adventure bikes, and were designed to be used with a "hoop style" frame for hard panniers. I'll actually be...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-20-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3,118
Views: 651,867
Posted By AltRider
The side stand foot fits with the OEM center...

The side stand foot fits with the OEM center stand, though there are potential issues with the version that was put out after the recall. If you'd like full details on that, shoot me an email at...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-20-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,885
Posted By AltRider
Sorry you guys couldn't make it for the trip....

Sorry you guys couldn't make it for the trip. Last year we only had about 70 people sign up, this year we had to stop the registration at 120 riders. The new campsite isn't the issue, this has just...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,069
Posted By AltRider
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Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,597
Posted By AltRider
Thanks for the feedback on the engine mounting...

Thanks for the feedback on the engine mounting bolts, I will pass that along to our engineering team.

One thing that I know we are updating is the process for replacing the center stand pins....
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-18-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3,118
Views: 651,867
Posted By AltRider
We only have one version of the side stand foot...

We only have one version of the side stand foot for the Tiger. It seems Triumph has some trouble with their return springs being weak. It doesn't happen on all Tiger's, and some people have fixed the...
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